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Fedor Emelianenko Intends To Soldier On After Bellator NYC Defeat

Some, who perhaps can’t bear to let him go, will be delighted to hear that Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko expressed a desire to continue his fighting career during last night’s Bellator NYC post-fight press conference. Others, too disturbed by the sight of the 40-year-old Emelianenko being brutally bludgeoned into unconsciousness by Matt Mitrione a couple of hours earlier, will …

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Watch: Matt Mitrione Knocks Fedor Cold Following Unbelievable Double Knockdown At Bellator NYC

There was a trio of dramatic finishes on the bounce at Bellator NYC on Saturday night in New York. Highly-touted prospect Aaron Pico was unexpectedly submitted in mere seconds by Zach Freeman, Michael Chandler lost his Bellator lightweight title due to injury shortly after dropping Brent Primus, and then Fedor Emelianenko was knocked out in brutal fashion moments after he and …

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Chael Sonnen Among Host Of Fighters Who Offered To Face Fedor After Mitrione’s Last Minute Withdrawal

Heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko’s Bellator MMA debut was cancelled at the last minute on Saturday night, as his opponent Matt Mitrione was forced out of the pair’s scheduled bout at Bellator 172 in San Jose, California through illness. According to MMAFighting, the decision to cancel the bout was made at 3 p.m. local time. Mitrione, who is 2-0 since joining …

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VIDEO: Georges St. Pierre Bows Down To Fedor Emelianenko At Bellator 165

Former UFC Welterweight champion Georges St.Pierre was filmed backstage bowing down to former PRIDE Heavyweight champion and MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator 165. After signing for Bellator at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, Emelianenko met and talked to Canadian MMA stars Georges St. Pierre and Rory MacDonald. The trio took pictures and shook hands with each other but a beaming …

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Fedor Emelianenko To Fight Matt Mitrione At Bellator 172

Fedor Emelianenko has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA and will make his debut for the North American promotion on February 18th 2017 at Bellator 172 in San Jose, California. The former Pride heavyweight champion will take on Matt ‘Meathead’ Mitrione at the event (via MMAFighting). The announcement was made at Bellator 165, which also took place in San …

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Bellator Interested In Top UFC Welterweight

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 11: (L-R) Rory MacDonald kicks Robbie Lawler in their UFC welterweight title fight during the UFC 189 event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 11, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Top welterweight Rory MacDonald will close out his contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship this June at UFC Fight Night 89, with a title shot all but guaranteed if victorious over the in-form Stephen Thompson. That doesn’t mean MacDonald will sign on the dotted line and extend his stay with the promotion, making it clear on a number of occasions that he’ll …

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Yet Another UFC Veteran Signs With Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA have scooped yet another former UFC fighter from the open market, as heavyweight Matt Mitrione has signed a deal with North America’s number 2 promotion. The Ultimate Fighter alumnus announced that his free agency was at an end during Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. “After a lovely free agency period, I decided I am going to go …

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Pic: Matt Mitrione Suffers Sickening Injury At UFC Fight Night 81

UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione didn’t look too pretty after his fight with Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 81 on Sunday. The former NFL defensive tackle was coming into this bout off the back of a submission defeat to Ben Rothwell, and with his contract ending after the fight he had spoken about the possibility of retirement. “I’m not afraid …

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UFC New Orleans Preview

The Big Easy hosts an event this Saturday night that features one of the greatest of all time. Main Card (Fox Sports 1/Bt Sports 1) Middleweight: Tim Boetsch vs. Dan Henderson Heavyweight: Ben Rothwell vs. Matt Mitrione Lightweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Yancy Medeiros Featherweight: Thiago Tavares vs. Brian Ortega Bantamweight: Joe Soto vs. Anthony Birchak BW: Alex Caceres vs. Francisco …

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