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  • MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko announces he is returning to the ring
    The retired Russian mixed martial arts fighter Fedor Emelianenko says he is considering returning to the ring, with the 38 year-old mentioning he is leaving his position as an advisor to the Russian sports ministry, according to TASS.
  • MMA fighter Emelianenko Jr gets 4 1/2 years behind bars for raping his cleaner
    Russian mixed martial artist Alexander Emelianenko has been sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison for raping his cleaner. However, the fighter’s manager claimed he would continue his carrier in the ring after doing his time.
  • Emelianenko Jr ends career after drunken row
    Russia’s mixed martial artist Aleksander Emelianenko has announced his retirement after being sacked by promoter M-1 Global for a number of contract violations.
  • Monson has his revenge on Emelianenko brothers (VIDEO)
    Legendary US fighter, Jeff Monson, has defeated Russia’s Aleksandr Emelianenko in the main event of the M-1 Challenge 35 event dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the arrival of Mixed Martial Arts in Russia.
  • Younger Emelianenko brother ‘not disappointed’ with Fedor’s decision to retire
    The M-1 Challenge MMA tournament hits the Russian capital on Sunday night, and there is a very familiar name topping the bill – Fedor Emelianenko’s younger brother Aleksandr, who spoke with RT about his next bout, and a few other things.
  • Emelianenko replaces Medvedev on Presidential Sports Council
    Vladimir Putin has made changes to the staff and structure of the Presidential Council on Physical Culture and Sports, with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev departing the organization.
  • Fedor retires in style (VIDEO, PHOTO)
    Russia's Fedor Emelianenko, arguably the best mixed martial artist of all time, has finished his emphatic career with a crushing victory against Pedro Rizzo of Brazil. After the fight, he received congrats from his long-standing fan, Vladimir Putin.
  • It’s time to leave – Fedor
    One of the best mixed martial arts fighters in the history of the sport, Fedor Emelianenko, has confirmed that his upcoming bout against Pedro Rizzo of Brazil will be the last in his career.
  • Last Emperor turns president
    Mixed fight legend, Fedor ‘The Last Emperor’ Emelianenko has become the president of the newly established Russian MMA Union.