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Fedor Emelianenko, Fighting in Russia

Written on September 05, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Fedor Emelianenko will remain in active MMA competition, as he will fight in his native Russia in "late fall."

After his recent TKO loss against Dan Henderson last July 30, Fedor Emelianenko opted to go against retirement. In fact, his manager and M-1 Global co-founder – Vadim Finkelstein – confirmed yesterday that The Last Emperor will fight in his native Russia in “late fall.” However, the date, venue and his next opponent is yet to be determined.

If he comes out successful, Fedor Emelianenko will have a chance to go back to US in 2012.

More updates on Fedor Emelinenko are sure to come, so just keep it posted here at Fighting Insider.

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Fedor Emelianenko: To Make a Fall Return in Russia

Written on August 09, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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It is not yet the end of the road for Fedor Emelianenko, as he is set to make a fall return in hometown Russia.

While there are speculations that Fedor Emelianenko’s knockout loss against Dan Henderson last July 30 may mean the end of his career, M1-Global revealed that he’s not done yet.

Vadim Finkelstein also added that M-1 Global is currently in negotiation with their Japanese contacts to organize a New Year’s Eve event in Japan — where Fedor Emelianenko will participate as well.

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Fedor Emelianenko, Considers Dropping to 205 Pounds

Written on April 07, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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After his two consecutive loss, Fedor Emelianenko is planning to move down a weight class.

After rumors began spreading that Fedor Emelianenko considers dropping to 205lbs to face light heavyweight king, Dan Henderson, M-1 representatives were fast to deny it. However, The Last Emperor admitted that he is considering to move to light heavyweight.

During his interview with the Dutch website MixFight.NL, Fedor Emelianenko stated that Strikeforce did not offer him a light heavyweight bout. But that didn’t stop him from discussing the idea with his management.

In addition to this, The Last Emperor also admitted that he would like to have a rematch against Antonio Silva and Fabricio Werdum if given the chance.

Will his move to light heavyweight do Fedor Emelianenko any justice?

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