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Fedor Emelianenko-Jeff Monson Clash Set for Nov. 20 M-1 Event in Russia
September 18, 2011 (00:40) [ Indexed from The Fight Network
NEW YORK " Mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight legends Fedor The Last Emperor Emelianenko (31-4, 1 NC) and Jeff The Snowman Monson (42-12) will meet as the headline bout at M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Monson. The event will take place Sunday November 20th from the Olympic Arena in Moscow, Russia with details on broadcast availability announced soon.
Fedor has been very vocal about wanting to continue his fighting career, said Evgeni Kogan, Director of Operations for Europes leading MMA promotion M-1 GLOBAL. Fedor vs. Monson is a classic fight that had been in crosshairs for year. All parties have come together to make this fight a reality.
Regarded as one of MMAs greatest heavyweight fighters of all time, Emelianenko has been challenged as late, losing his last three bouts after going undefeated for nearly a decade. The losses came at the hands of Fabricio Werdum, Antonio Silva and Dan Henderson. Hungry to compete, The Last Emperor still has the drive to battle top competitors. I cannot wait to compete again. Monson is a great athlete who is skilled in many areas. He is a very worthy opponent, said Fedor. More...
Jeff Monson claims he is next opponent for Fedor Emelianenko
September 07, 2011 (21:30) [ Indexed from MMA HQ
Questions have been swirling as to what would be next for the once invincible Fedor Emelianenko. The idea of retirement has been tossed around since his loss to Fabricio Werdum in June of 2010, but the “Last Emperor” insisted he would continue fighting. His promoters, M-1, insisted that his next fight would be against a [...]
Jeff Monson: I'm fighting M-1's Fedor Emelianenko on Nov. 12 in Russia
September 07, 2011 (13:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Fedor Emelianenko will forge on with his career Nov. 12 when he meets onetime UFC heavyweight title-challenger Jeff Monson at an M-1 event in his native Russia.
That's according to Monson, who on Tuesday tweeted that the fight was "confirmed" for an M-1 event. A city and venue were not a part of his announcement.
MMAjunkie.com sources said that while the bout is tentatively agreed to, no contracts are in place.
Fedor Emelianenko to meet Jeff Monson in Russia
September 07, 2011 (11:05) [ Indexed from MMA HQ
Fedor Emelianenko (31-4 MMA) will indeed be fighting in Russia before the end of the year. The Last Emperor will be facing former UFC title challenger Jeff Monson (42-12 MMA) on November 12th for M-1 Global. @JeffMonson Jeff Monson Nov 12th vs Fedor in Russia M-1 confirmed Monson confirmed the bout via his Twitter account [...]
Officials confirm fall fight for Fedor Emelianenko in native Russia
September 04, 2011 (16:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
As expected, Fedor Emelianenko has opted against retirement.
Vadim Finkelstein, co-founder of M-1 Global and Emelianenko's manager, today confirmed the recent Strikeforce fighter will fight in his native Russia in "late fall."
Emelianenko, once considered the world's MMA pound-for-pound kingpin, looks to snap a three-fight losing skid.
The 411 MMA Top 10 8.11.11: Fedor Emelianenko Fights
August 11, 2011 (16:30) [ Indexed from 411 Mania
He is the most decorated heavyweight mixed martial artist of all time, with unforgettable wins over Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Mark Coleman, just to name a few -- What will reign atop the rest in his story book of combat sports action? More...
Fedor Emelianenko Makes Decision to Continue Fighting On
August 08, 2011 (20:05) [ Indexed from The Fight Network
New York, NY. -- Still possessing a champion's heart and desire to compete, Fedor Emelianenko (31-4, 1 NC) has elected not to retire; his next opponent and date are to be determined with the bout likely slated to take place in Russia.
M-1 Global President and co-founder Vadim Finkelstein confirmed 'The Last Emperor's' decision and shared his immediate plans for Europe's leading mixed martial arts promotion.
"We consulted with Fedor and it was decided that he should not leave the sport in this way. His friends and past opponents support Fedor in continuing his career and he agreed," said Finkelstein. "We want to organize a fight for Fedor in Russia and have already begun working in this direction. If everything goes as planned, we will produce a card in Moscow or St. Petersburg sometime in the fall with Fedor as the main event." The opponent is yet to be determined. More...
Fedor Emelianenko cut from Strikeforce
August 04, 2011 (21:10) [ Indexed from MMA HQ
On the heels of a chaotic day where nearly every Golden Glory fighter under Zuffa contract was banished from the company, UFC President Dana White was at is again, this time announcing that veteran Fedor Emelianenko would be released from his contract with Strikeforce. Even before the bout took place, multiple sources indicated that the [...]
M-1 executive: Decision to retire rests entirely in Fedor Emelianenko's hands
August 01, 2011 (22:00) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Fedor Emelianenko returned to Stary Oskol, Russia, on Sunday to be with
his newborn daughter and wife following a TKO loss to Dan Henderson at
this past Saturday's "Strikeforce and M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Henderson."
With three consecutive losses marking his recent rsum, Emelianenko
faces the decision to continue fighting or call it a career.
That decision, though, rests entirely with him, an executive from M-1
Global today told MMAjunkie.com. As to which way
Emelianenko is leaning, the answer is unknown.
Strikeforce's Fedor Emelianenko suggests stoppage was early, undetermined on future
July 31, 2011 (11:05) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. - Once MMA's seemingly indestructible machine, Fedor Emelianenko is now stuck in a three-fight losing streak following Saturday's loss to Dan Henderson at "Strikeforce and M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Henderson."
But his latest defeat is possibly the hardest to stomach.
After nearly ending the fight with a late-first-round barrage, Emelianenko instead was countered with a stiff uppercut that ended his night. But he thinks referee Herb Dean may have been quick on the trigger to stop it.
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