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Video: Relive Ryan Bader's grand prix knockout of Fedor Emelianenko

More than a year later, it is clear Ryan Bader’s win over Fedor Emelianenko was one of the most important of his career.
The Arizona native stopped Emelianenko just 35 seconds …read more

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Off Guard: Frank Mir wants to retire in UFC after avenging loss to 'glass cannon' Fedor Emelianenko

LAS VEGAS – Frank Mir is 40 years old, but he’s not done with fighting just yet. Indeed, he says he has plans for his next fight and for the …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko praises Khabib Nurmagomedov but says he needs to refine his striking technique

Heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko praised UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov but says “The Eagle” needs to work on his striking technique.
Emelianenko is regarded as the greatest Russian MMA fighter of …read more

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Fedor vs. Rampage averaged 311,000 viewers

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At one point the idea of Fedor Emelianenko fighting Rampage Jackson on free television would have been expected to do huge ratings, probably upwards of …read more

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Dana White Says He Regrets Not Booking Brock Lesnar vs. Fedor Emelianenko

Dana White has been making fights for a long time, and he really only has one regret about a scrap he never made. That is booking Brock Lesnar vs. Fedor …read more

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Dana White regrets not booking Brock Lesnar vs. Fedor Emelianenko

UFC president Dana White says that his biggest matchmaking regret is never booking a heavyweight fight between Brock Lesnar and Fedor Emelianenko.
Lesnar and Emelianenko were arguably the two biggest superstars …read more

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Quinton Jackson Begins Weight-Loss Journey, Invites Fans to Join

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson received a wake-up call after being knocked out by Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator 237, and he is now ready to document his completion of one of the …read more

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Rampage Jackson vows to lose weight, wants MMA fans to join him

Rampage Jackson tipped the scales at 265 pounds for his Bellator Japan-headlining showdown with fellow MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko. While that’s certainly not an unheard of weight for the heavyweight …read more

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Happy New Year! Watch the full fight as Fedor knocks out Rampage Jackson

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Fedor Emelianenko kicked off his three-fight retirement tour in style, laying out fellow Pride FC veteran Quinton “Rampage” Jackson less than three minutes into their Bellator 237 …read more

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Video: Scott Coker post-event media scrum from Bellator 237

SAITAMA, Japan – Bellator President Scott Coker reflects on Bellator 237 in Japan, how he envisions a World Cup of MMA, the promotion’s plans for Fedor Emelianenko and Lorenz Larkin …read more

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‘Rampage’ denies taking a dive against Fedor, blames weight for loss

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Quinton “Rampage” Jackson releases a statement after his loss to Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator Japan on Saturday. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was looking to get through …read more

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Coker Eyes Fedor Vs Barnett In 2020

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2009 called, it wants its main event back.
More than a decade after Fedor Emelianenko was expected to fight Josh Barnett under the Affliction MMA …read more

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Scott Coker Says Fedor Emelianenko Is The GOAT After Bellator Japan Win

Bellator president, Scott Coker believes Fedor Emelianenko is the GOAT once again after his win at Bellator Japan on the weekend. Many have already considered Emelianenko as one of the …read more

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Rampage ‘felt like a hippopotamus’ in Fedor bout, vows to ‘lose this weight’ and drop to 205

front and his Russian rival Fedor Emelianenko struggle in their Bellator 237 heavyweight main event at Saitama Super Arena; Bellator 237 is a cross-promotional event between Bellator MMA and the …read more

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Scott Coker Says Fedor Emelianenko Can Get Bellator Heavyweight Title Rematch If He Wants It

Bellator president Scott Coker says he can grant Fedor Emelianenko another heavyweight title bout if he wants it. Emelianenko and Ryan Bader clashed in the finals of the Bellator Heavyweight …read more

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Rampage Jackson Responds To Fans Claiming He Took A Dive Against Fedor Emelianenko

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has responded to those who say he threw his fight with Fedor Emelianenko. Things didn’t go Jackson’s way last night (Dec. 28). “Rampage” went one-on-one with Emelianenko …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko could get title shot against Ryan Bader, but Josh Barnett more likely

Bellator president Scott Coker says that Fedor Emelianenko could get a heavyweight title shot against champion Ryan Bader, but a fight against Josh Barnett is more likely.
Emelianenko had one of …read more

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'Rampage' Jackson responds to backlash after Bellator 237 loss: 'I'll never do a fixed fight'

Quinton Jackson won’t allow a narrative to go answered that he threw the fight against Fedor Emelianenko in the Bellator 237 main event.
It only took moments after Jackson (38-14 MMA, …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko Reveals He’d Like to Have Two More Fights as Part of Retirement Tour

There was a little bit of confusion regarding Fedor Emelianenko’s status as an active mixed martial artist following his first-round stoppage of Quinton Jackson in the Bellator 237 headliner on …read more

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Fedor clarifies retirement comments after knocking out Rampage Jackson

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Fedor Emelianenko wasted no time putting a stamp on his final fight in Japan.
Two minutes and 44 seconds into his Bellator Japan headlining fight, he landed a …read more

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Rampage Jackson Speaks On Loss To Fedor Emelianenko At Bellator 237

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson believes he knows what went wrong against Fedor Emelianenko. Last night (Dec. 28), Jackson and Emelianenko did battle in the main event of Bellator 237. The action …read more

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'Rampage' goes retro: Relive Jackson's spine-tingling, PRIDE-inspired walkout at Bellator 237

The main event clash between Fedor Emelianenko and Quinton Jackson at Bellator 237 saw two of the biggest stars from the PRIDE Fighting Championships era return to the spiritual home …read more

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Fedor vs. Rampage showed that some fantasy matchups are better left unfulfilled

Fedor Emelianenko and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It is easy to understand the rationale for putting Fedor Emelianenko and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson together on a …read more

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Lost In Translation: Fedor Wants Two More Fights On ‘Retirement Tour’

Esther Lin – MMA Fighting

News of Fedor’s retirement were premature on account of a translation error following his win against Quinton Jackson at Bellator 237. Fedor Emelianenko returned …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko clarifies that he is not retiring and outlines future plans

Bellator heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko clarified he did not retire following his first-round KO win over Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at Bellator Japan.
Emelianenko had one of his best showings in years …read more

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‘Hippopotamus’ Rampage: ‘I’ve Got To Lose This Weight’

Esther Lin – MMA Fighting

It took Fedor Emelianenko less than three minutes to KO Quinton Jackson, which may be just the encouragement “Rampage” needs to return to light …read more

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Rampage Jackson reacts following first-round KO loss to Fedor Emelianenko

Bellator heavyweight legend Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has reacted following his first-round KO loss to Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator Japan.
Jackson took on Emelianenko in the main event featuring two of the …read more

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Quinton Jackson humble after Bellator 237 loss to Fedor Emelianenko, plans to lose weight

Fedor Emelianenko and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Quinton Jackson took his knockout loss to Fedor Emelianenko in stride.
“We didn’t get the outcome we wanted, but …read more

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Bellator Japan video recap: Fedor Emelianenko stops ‘Rampage’ Jackson in round one

Fedor Emelianenko came up with a first-round knockout on Quinton Jackson in the Bellator 237 main event. The Bellator 237 main event was the setting where Fedor Emelianenko knocked out …read more

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'Rampage' Jackson 'felt like a hippopotamus' in Fedor loss, says he's done at heavyweight

Quinton Jackson came in at a career-high fighting weight against Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator 237, and it didn’t translate into a positive result.
Jackson (38-14 MMA, 5-3 BMMA) suffered a first-round …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko clarifies retirement comment, plans two more fights after Bellator 237

SAITAMA, JAPAN – Fedor Emelianenko isn’t retiring from MMA following his knockout of Quinton Jackson at Bellator 237.
Emelianenko (39-6 MMA, 3-2 BMMA), the former PRIDE champion, returned to Japan after …read more

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Fedor KOs 'Rampage' to begin farewell tour

In the first fight of his farewell tour, Fedor Emelianenko landed a big right hand to knock out Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at 2:40 of the first round Saturday night in …read more

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Fedor KO's 'Rampage,' then hints at retirement

In what might have been his final fight, Fedor Emelianenko landed a big right hand to knock out Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at 2:40 of the first round Saturday night in …read more

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Twitter reacts to Fedor Emelianenko's knockout of 'Rampage' Jackson at Bellator 237

Fedor Emelianenko added another legendary name to his prestigious resume on Saturday when he defeated Quinton Jackson in the Bellator 237 main event.
Emelianenko (39-6 MMA, 3-2 BMMA) returned to Japan …read more

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Bellator Japan: Fedor vs. Rampage results and post-fight analysis

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Trent Reinsmith recaps and analyzes a strange end of year Bellator fight card from Japan. Before Saturday night, Fedor Emelianenko had not fought inside Saitama …read more

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Bellator 237 in Tweets: Pros react to Fedor Emelianenko and Michael Page’s knockout wins

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Entering Saturday’s main event at Bellator 237, longtime mixed martial arts veterans Fedor Emelianenko and Quinton Jackson looked to lock horns inside the Saitama Super …read more

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Bellator Japan Results: Fedor Emelianenko KO’s Rampage Jackson (Video)

A heavyweight fight between MMA legends Fedor Emelianenko and Rampage Jackson headlines tonight’s Bellator Japan event.
Fedor Emelianenko (38-6 MMA) will be looking to rebound after suffering a first round knockout …read more

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Highlights! Fedor Ends ‘Rampage’ With One Punch, Then Retires At Bellator Japan

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The great Fedor Emelianenko delivered the goods one final time last night (Sat., Dec. 28, 2019) at Bellator 237 live on Paramount …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko vs. Rampage Jackson video highlights

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Watch Fedor Emelianenko vs. Rampage Jackson full fight video highlights from Bellator 237’s main event above, courtesy of the Paramount.
Bellator 237: Fedor vs. Rampage took …read more

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Bellator 237 Results: Fedor Emelianenko Stops Quinton Jackson

UPDATE: The main card of Bellator 237 has wrapped up. In the main event, Fedor Emelianenko stopped Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. The stage is set for Bellator 237. The card will …read more

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Bellator Japan results: Fedor Emelianenko knocks out ‘Rampage’ Jackson, hints at retirement

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Fedor Emelianenko knocked out Quinton Jackson in the first round of the Bellator 237 main event. Bellator Japan is in the books and the event …read more

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Pros react after Fedor Emelianenko KO’s Rampage Jackson at Bellator Japan

Mixed Martial Arts legends Fedor Emelianenko and Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson squared off in a heavyweight contest in tonight’s Bellator Japan headliner.
‘The Last Emperor’ entered tonight’s contest looking to rebound, this …read more

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Bellator Japan video: Fedor puts away ‘Rampage’ by KO

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Check out the full-fight video highlights of Fedor Emelianenko stopping Quinton Jackson in the Bellator 237 main event. Fedor Emelianenko landed a lot of strikes …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko knocks out ‘Rampage’ Jackson, announces possible retirement

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Fedor Emelianenko retires undefeated at the Saitama Super Arena.
Emelianenko made short work of a blown-up Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in the headliner of Bellator 237, …read more

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Bellator 237 live blog: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Rampage Jackson

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the Bellator 237 live blog for Fedor Emelianenko vs. Rampage Jackson, a heavyweight bout at Saturday’s Bellator event at Saitama Super Arena in …read more

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Bellator Japan: ‘Fedor vs. Rampage’ Results and Highlights

Bellator Japan: ‘Fedor vs. Rampage’ takes place this evening live from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
Fedor Emelianenko (38-6 MMA) will be looking to rebound after suffering a first round …read more

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Bellator President Hopes Fedor Emelianenko’s Last Fight Is In Moscow

Bellator president Scott Coker is doing all he can to ensure that Fedor Emelianenko’s last fight takes place in Moscow. Emelianenko’s retirement tour begins tonight (Dec. 28) in Japan. He’ll …read more

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Watch Fedor's Best Finishes Ahead Of Bellator Japan!

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The legendary Fedor Emelianenko will make another trip to the cage later this evening (Sat., Dec. 28, 2019) at Bellator …read more

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Bellator Japan odds: Fedor a slight favorite vs. Rampage

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Check out the betting odds for the Bellator 237 card, where Fedor Emelianenko and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson own pick’em moneylines for their main event matchup. …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko vs. Rampage Jackson Bellator Japan weigh-in staredown and results

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Bellator Japan: Fedor vs. Rampage emanates from the iconic Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan and will air LIVE on Paramount Network and DAZN on Saturday, Dec. 28 …read more

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Scott Coker wants Fedor Emelianenko's final fight to be held in Russia

TOKYO – Fedor Emelianenko has started his retirement tour and Bellator president Scott Coker wants it to end at home.
Emelianenko’s first stop is Saturday (Sunday locally) at Saitama Super Arena …read more

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Scott Coker wants Fedor Emelianenko's final fight to be held in Russia

TOKYO – Fedor Emelianenko has started his retirement tour and Bellator president Scott Coker wants it to end at home.
Emelianenko’s first stop is Saturday (Sunday locally) at Saitama Super Arena …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko could continue fighting longer than originally planned

When heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko signed a new three-fight contract with Bellator MMA, the expectation was that it signalled the final chapter of his career.
According to the man himself, however, …read more

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Bellator 237 | Pro fighters make their picks for Fedor Emelianenko vs. ‘Rampage’ Jackson

In the main event of Bellator 237, which goes down in Tokyo, Japan, two Pride legends in Fedor Emelianenko and ‘Rampage’ Jackson square off. Heading into the fight, Emelianenko is …read more

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‘The Last Thing He Needs Is To Get Knocked Out’

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Quinton Jackson is a longtime friend and fan of Fedor Emelianenko, having competed alongside “The Last Emperor” for PRIDE Fighting Championship more than …read more

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Fedor vs Rampage: The product of a curious marriage

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Jordan Breen examines Bellator Japan and the odd, yet inevitable, matching of Fedor Emelianenko and Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson. Christmas is over and for …read more

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Quinton Jackson: Fedor Emelianenko Fight Is ‘Special Moment’ In MMA History

Quinton Jackson isn’t deterred by the detractors of his matchup with Fedor Emelianenko. Tomorrow night (Dec. 28), Jackson vs. Emelianenko will headline Bellator 237. The heavyweight clash takes place inside …read more

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Touring Fedor Won’t Commit To Retirement

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Despite getting laid to rest in just 35 seconds back in January, former PRIDE FC heavyweight champion, Fedor Emelianenko, signed a new, …read more

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Bellator Japan: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Quinton Jackson Toe-to-Toe Preview

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Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know about Fedor Emelianenko vs. Quinton Jackson for Bellator Japan, and everything you don’t about Fortnite …read more

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Despite retirement tour, Fedor Emelianenko undecided on MMA farewell: 'Let's see how I feel'

TOKYO – The Fedor Emelianenko retirement tour might not actually finish with his retirement, according to “The Last Emperor” himself.
Emelianenko (38-6 MMA, 2-2 BMMA) signed a multi-fight extension with Bellator …read more

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Video: 'Bellator 237 Countdown' for Fedor Emelianenko vs. 'Rampage' Jackson

It’s a fight nearly two decades in the making, as two standouts from the late and lamented PRIDE FC get set to throwdown in PRIDE’s home territory, Japan.
Former PRIDE heavyweight …read more

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'Rampage' Jackson: Fedor fight 'special moment in MMA history no matter what the naysayers say'

TOKYO – Quinton Jackson has a message for those criticizing his next fight.
Jackson (38-13 MMA, 5-2 BMMA) will close out the decade when he faces Fedor Emelianenko (38-6 MMA, 2-2 …read more

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Fedor Emelianenko not necessarily all in on Bellator’s ‘retirement tour’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

TOKYO – Former PRIDE champion and Bellator star Fedor Emelianenko talks about his heavyweight fight with Quinton Jackson, whether his latest contract is his last, …read more

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Watch Rampage Jackson’s brutal finish of rival Wanderlei Silva (Bellator 237 free fight)

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Quinton “Rampage” Jackson closes 2019 by facing Fedor Emelianenko in the Bellator 237 main event on Dec. 28 in Japan. The event is a co-promotion with Japanese fight …read more

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Coach: 'Rampage' Jackson will weigh around 260 for Fedor fight, but wants to end career at 205

Quinton Jackson is expected to be the heaviest of his career when he steps on the scale to weigh in ahead of Saturday’s Bellator 237 headliner against Fedor Emelianenko.
That’s apparently …read more

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Bellator 237: Make your predictions for Fedor Emelianenko vs. 'Rampage' Jackson

We want your predictions for this week’s Bellator 237 event in Japan.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout …read more

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