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
(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
ROSEMONT, Ill. – After more than two years on the sidelines, Frank Mir knows he may have to deal with some nerves before he returns Saturday night.
Mir (18-11 MMA, 0-0 …read more
Fedor Emelianenko and Frank Mir headline Bellator 198 and field questions, live on Thursday at the pre-fight press conference. …read more
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
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
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
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
Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is expecting a third fight against Brock Lesnar to happen. Nine years ago, Brock Lesnar and Frank Mir fought each other in a …read more
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
The next major Bellator event takes place Saturday with Bellator 198 going down at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., near Chicago. It airs on Paramount following prelims on MMAjunkie.
The third …read more
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Frank Mir, gave World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) import Brock Lesnar the death penalty rudest of welcomes at the UFC 81 pay-per-view (PPV) event …read more
Fedor Emelianenko has never been fazed by size disadvantages and he won’t start now. Emelianenko will meet Frank Mir in a Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix bout. “The Last Emperor” will …read more
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
Date: April 28, 2018
Venue: Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois
TV: Paramount Network
265lbs- Fedor Emelianenko (36-5) vs. Frank Mir (18-11) ***Bellator Heavyweight Grand-Prix Quarterfinal
145lbs- Emmanuel Sanchez (16-3) vs. Sam Sicilia (15-8)
170lbs- …read more
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
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.
Ex-PRIDE FC …read more
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
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
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
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
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
Aug 31, 2013; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Josh Barnett reacts after beating Frank Mir (not pictured) during the UFC-164 bout at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY …read more
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
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
Stream or download Tuesday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Angelo Reyes, Mohammed Usman and Jamall Emmers.
MMA striking coach Reyes, who is currently preparing Frank Mir for his heavyweight tournament …read more
MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Angelo Reyes, Mohammed Usman and Jamall Emmers.
Reyes, our in-studio guest host, corners Frank Mir against fellow …read more