Strikeforce showdown? Josh Barnett is sure an 'amazing' fight with Fedor Emelianenko will still happen
Video: Former Pride FC Heavyweight mixed martial arts (MMA) legend, Fedor Emelianenko, was recently spied in Russia, leading a "masterclass" in his native land. Naturally, the "Last Emperor," 36, was quizzed about a potential return to the sport and indicated that only God can make him comeback. God, in this case, clearly isn't Dana White, Brock Lesnar or a mountain of U.S. Benjamins stacked a mile high.
February, 2012: Unloved and spurned by new flame MMA, Fedor goes back to first love, Sambo. Puts on competent show, and wins her heart with slick, athletic display of agile grappling. Reunion is satisfactory for both.
Fedor Emelianenko may have been cut from Strikeforce but he's still got a contract with Showtime and there's also that small matter of his stake in M-1 Global. So where are things headed after all this turmoil? Find out right here.
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Dan Henderson at Strikeforce on July 30 in Hoffman Estates was an unbelievable fight with action so quick the human eye couldn't quite keep up. That's why it's so nice that you can read a detailed minute-by-minute breakdown of the entire fight right here.
Ever wonder who Fedor Emelianenko trains with behind his "Iron Curtain?" Get a rare look inside one of the most secretive camps in MMA right here.
Mo money, mo problems. According to a report from ESPN, Fedor Emelianenko is set to haul in $1.5 million for his fight against Dan Henderson, who will take home a cool $800,000. The bout is set to air live on Showtime at the upcoming July 30 Strikeforce event emanating from the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
Dan Henderson is reportedly "all but a lock" to return in July, possibly in Strikeforce's pay-per-view debut, according to MMAWeekly.com. And while a contract has yet to be offered for a fight against Fedor, "Hendo" would gladly accept. Stay tuned, Maniacs.