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Emelianenko vs Silva, All Set for Strikeforce Tourney

Written on January 04, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Fedor Emelianenko will return to the Strikeforce cage on Feb. 12, as he takes on Antonio Silva in a heavyweight main event from the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J.

Fedor Emelinanenko will once again step inside the Strikeforce cage, as he faces Antonio Silva for a heavyweight bout on February 12. As speculated, Strikeforce will hold an eight-man heavyweight bout this year, and will feature an Emelianenko vs Silva match for quarterfinals. Also in the works to greenlit the Strikeforce event is a match pitting Andrei Arlovski and Josh Barnett.

The upcoming Strikeforce event will take action on February 12, at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. With both favored heavyweight fighters coming from a shock of their lives, who will be redeemed?

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Strefa Walk Delays Emelianenko vs Mahle Bout

Written on November 11, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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Fans of Aleksander Emelianenko is in for some not-so-good news, as Emelianenko's match against Chris Mahle was postponed until February. Strefa Walk definitely needs to give a word about this.

Aleksander Emelianenko’s fight in Poland will have to wait, as Strefa Walk postponed the event until February. Emelianenko is set to lock horns with Chris Mahle at the Atlas Arena in Lodz, on November 19, headlining a Strefa Walk event. The promotion did not reveal any reasons for the cause of delay, but assured an official announcement on the 16th. The statement will be regarding the specific date and venue of the rescheduled card.

More Emelianenko vs Mahle news is sure to come up, so don’t forget to check back at Fighting Insider soon.

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Emelianenko TKOs Couture, Sort Of

Written on October 20, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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At long last! Fedor Emelianenko locked horns with Randy Couture, but only in a virtual game. Both fighters were able to show off their fighting skills, as they experienced the newest EA Sports MMA video game first-hand.

Though Fedor Emalianenko is from a small town in Russia, it doesn’t mean that they do not have XBox in Stary Oskol. In fact, he has one in their house where he plays a bit from time to time. And to prove that he can manage a gaming console, he showed off his skills last Tuesday at Universal City Walk with Randy Couture. Emelianenko took a head-to-head fight versus Couture in a match-up of the new EA Sports MMA video game. It was a spirited fight, intended to promote the new video game that hit stores today. Both fighters played their characters in the game, and Emelianenko handed Couture a brutal TKO loss.

You can check out their virtual fight in the video after the skip.

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