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Bellator 198 press conference video

At the Bellator 198 press conference, the top Bellator 198 fighters, including Frank Mir and Fedor Emelianenko, will answer questions from the media Thursday afternoon. The press conference is expected …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko, Frank Mir break down their long-awaited Bellator 198 fight

(This story first was published at USATODAY.com.)
ROSEMONT, Ill. – For someone once revered as one of the most feared mixed martial arts heavyweights in the world, Fedor Emelianenko doesn’t cut …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko not worried about legacy or Frank Mir's size at Bellator 198

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Fedor Emelianenko knows you’re probably out there talking about how much bigger Frank Mir is going to be compared to him Saturday night, but he doesn’t really …read more

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Bellator 198 breakdown: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir a matter of who's evolved more

MMAjunkie Radio cohost and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom provides an in-depth breakdown of all of Bellator’s top bouts. Today, we look at Bellator 198’s main event.
Fedor Emelianenko (36-5 MMA, 0-1 …read more

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Frank Mir, Fedor Emelianenko, and a true legacy fight

Frank Mir discusses why a bout with MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko — finally taking place Saturday in Chicago — has been on his mind for more than a decade. …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko on Frank Mir Matchup at Bellator 198: Size Doesn’t Matter

Former Pride Fighting Championships heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko will face former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion Frank Mir in the main event of Bellator 198 this Saturday at Allstate Arena …read more

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John McCarthy has waited to see Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir for over 10 years

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir is a matchup once thought to be considered only for the realm of fantasy. And yet, it’s on the verge of becoming a reality, which …read more

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Emelianenko not worried about Sonnen talk, Mir’s size

As has long been a trademark of his storied career, Fedor Emelianenko is laser-focused on his next fight. Any additional drama is of no concern to him.
And he’s maintaining that …read more

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Posted on April 24, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Fedor's majestic sweater rules, but what are some other classic MMA fashion statements?

Most regular people wouldn’t really get why MMA folks are so obsessed with Fedor Emelianenko’s sweater. Emelianenko, himself, doesn’t get why we’re so obsessed with Emelianenko’s sweater.
Truth be told, can …read more

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Frank Mir sees clear path to tourney title if he gets past Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator 198

Frank Mir is not looking past Fedor Emelianenko, but if he can beat the former PRIDE champion in the opening round of the Bellator World Heavyweight Grand Prix on Saturday …read more

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Countdown to Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir: Episode 2

As we get closer to fight day, Frank Mir spends “Family Time” on the mat, while Fedor discusses his desire to bring the belt back to Russia. …read more

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'Bellator 198 Countdown,' No. 2: Frank Mir's greater purpose against 'the soul of Russia'

Bellator MMA’s heavyweight grand prix continues next week, and the promotion is rolling out a special two-part series previewing the highly anticipated matchup between Fedor Emelianenko and Frank Mir.
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Bellator 198 Countdown, Episode 2: ‘Fedor is the soul of Russia’

In the second episode of the Countdown series leading up to Bellator 198 on April 28, Frank Mir talks about the inspiration provided by his children, Fedor Emelianenko cracks a …read more

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John McCarthy: Fedor Emelianenko will be inspired to prove two things at Bellator 198

Of course Fedor Emelianenko wants to advance in Bellator’s heavyweight grand prix next week. Of course he wants to become the promotion’s heavyweight champion.
But Emelianenko (36-5 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) will …read more

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Daily Debate: Ahead of Bellator 198, what's your pick for Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir?

Bellator’s heavyweight grand prix continues next week with a dream matchup in the opening round.
A fight MMA fans were clamoring for years ago finally will come to fruition when Fedor …read more

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Bellator 198 Countdown, Episode 1: ‘Let’s show him your eye of the tiger’

In the first of episode of the Countdown series leading up to Bellator 198 on April 28, Fedor Emelianenko trains in his native Russia, while Frank Mir stops by the …read more

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Countdown to Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir: Episode 1

Bellator MMA traveled to Russia to train with Fedor Emelianenko, featured Frank Mir at the famed Mayweather Gym in Vegas and later went behind the scenes. …read more

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Latest Bellator 198 Fight Card, Rumors For ‘Fedor Vs. Mir’

Event: Bellator 198: “Fedor vs. Mir”Date: Sat., April 28, 2018, on Paramount NetworkLocation: Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois
Bellator 198 Main Event:
265 lbs.: Fedor Emelianenko (36-5, 1 NC) vs. Frank Mir …read more

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'Bellator 198 Countdown,' No. 1: Fedor returns to 'the place where I became the man I am now'

Bellator MMA’s heavyweight grand prix continues this month, and the promotion is rolling out a special two-part series previewing the highly anticipated matchup between Fedor Emelianenko and Frank Mir.
Ex-PRIDE FC …read more

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Video: Watch Jacked Fedor Ruin Heavy Bag

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Frank Mir, is set to collide with ex-PRIDE FC 265-pound kingpin Fedor Emelianenko as part of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament.
Get all …read more

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Behind the scenes of Fedor Emelianenko, Frank Mir training camps before Bellator 198

Bellator’s heavyweight tournament will continue in a month when a pair of legends finally meet.
Bellator 198 takes place April 29 in Rosemont, Ill., outside Chicago. In the main event, Fedor …read more

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Ryan Bader Views Fedor Emelianenko as Ideal Opponent For Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix Finals

Ryan Bader would love to have the “ultimate fairytale.” Fedor Emelianenko is a name that will forever be engraved in mixed martial arts history. While “The Last Emperor” has seen …read more

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Bellator's new 'Between Rounds' feature includes gloriously autographed Fedor sweater

Bellator has a new online feature worth checking out, if for no other reason than you can get a glimpse at an autographed Fedor Emelianenko sweater.
“Between Rounds” is the new …read more

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At this point, why wouldn’t the UFC sign Ben Askren? And for that matter, why not pit him against GSP?

Back in the day, Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta flew to Russia and tried to convince heavyweight monastic Fedor Emelianenko to sign with the UFC. They were rebuffed, in part …read more

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