Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST

Report: Fedor Reveals Retirement Plans

Print  
  Page 1 of 2     1     2  
Posted By Message

Poor_Franklin

Slight Reach Advantage

Poor_Franklin Avatar
8
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:6,126
Career:1,459-835
Joined:Jun 2011
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,390
After much speculation, Fedor Emelianenko is calling it a career.

Following his June 21 bout against Pedro Rizzo in St. Petersburg, Russia, Fedor will hang up his gloves for the final time.

“June 21 will be the last fight of my career,” Fedor said, according to iSport.ua.

Fedor ruled the Japanese mixed martial arts scene, dominating many of the best heavyweights in the world during his tenure under the Pride banner.

LINK

_______________________________________
Never Trust A Man Who Does Not Make All Of His Picks

UFC 151: Never Forget

Post #1   5/18/12 9:07:51PM   

Poor_Franklin

Slight Reach Advantage

Poor_Franklin Avatar
8
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:6,126
Career:1,459-835
Joined:Jun 2011
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,390
ive always found mmaweekly to be reliable, but any article referring to Fedor's big wins including "Mauricio “Cro Cop” Filipovic" deserves questioning

_______________________________________
Never Trust A Man Who Does Not Make All Of His Picks

UFC 151: Never Forget

Post #2   5/18/12 9:09:22PM   

Chael_Sonnen

Follow.The.Buzzards

Chael_Sonnen Avatar
6





 
 
 


 
 
Posts:5,009
Career:1,277-785
Joined:May 2010
Chips:
1,409
I thought he was already retired......I honestly can't remember the last time he actually showed up to fight?

Pride Shockwave 2004

_______________________________________
Mr. Playground
• 2010 - 2016 •

Post #3   5/18/12 9:44:47PM   

grappler0000

MODular Approach

grappler0000 Avatar
25
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:10,141
Career:2,732-1,514
Joined:Mar 2007
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
2,486

Posted by Chael_Sonnen

I thought he was already retired......I honestly can't remember the last time he actually showed up to fight?

Pride Shockwave 2004





Your AV has me rolling.

_______________________________________

Post #4   5/18/12 10:00:04PM   

prophecy033

REBEL WITH A CAUSE

prophecy033 Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:9,532
Career:1,984-1,177
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,517
Always sucks when the old school legends retire, I'm still not convinced that he's never gonna fight again

_______________________________________

Post #5   5/18/12 10:01:58PM   

DrivenDavies15

MMA Sensei

DrivenDavies15 Avatar
9
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:2,559
Career:1,379-788
Joined:Aug 2011
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
597
Wow internet being down for 3 days sure has made me miss a lot. kinda surprised at this. Dude had a legendary career and i'm gonna miss him :(

Post #6   5/19/12 1:43:26AM   

prophecy033

REBEL WITH A CAUSE

prophecy033 Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:9,532
Career:1,984-1,177
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,517

Posted by DrivenDavies15

Wow internet being down for 3 days sure has made me miss a lot. kinda surprised at this. Dude had a legendary career and i'm gonna miss him :(

_______________________________________

Post #7   5/19/12 3:32:53AM   

Kpro

I STAB WATERBEDS!

Kpro Avatar
17
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:7,093
Career:2,434-1,251
Joined:Jan 2007
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
1,856
Still the best ever to date in MMA, in my humble opinion. Hope he goes out with a win.

_______________________________________
If I was 50 years younger I'd kick your ass!

Post #8   5/19/12 4:09:45AM   

KingCmb

Standup Guy

KingCmb Avatar
1
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:473
Career:935-862
Joined:Mar 2009
Chips:
166
long live the king

Post #9   5/19/12 7:59:04AM   

quezocrema0032

In Full Mount

quezocrema0032 Avatar
3


 
 
 


 
 
Posts:798
Career:1,938-1,034
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
159
Im not buying this, its just a ploy to get zuffa to pony up & offer him a fight. Hes not going to retire without exer losing in theUFC ;)

Post #10   5/19/12 8:17:21AM   

I-GOT-THIS-PICK

Standup Guy

I-GOT-THIS-PICK Avatar
4



 
 
 


 
 
Posts:303
Career:1,526-861
Joined:Jun 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
118
Fedor is still one of the baddest men on the planet.I don't care what anyone says

Post #11   5/19/12 12:57:32PM   

jae_1833

TTTHS

jae_1833 Avatar
6





 
 
 


 
 
Posts:7,881
Career:2,547-1,624
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,018
Dude should go out against higher level competition than this.....how about being Barnett's next fight.....win or lose.

Post #12   5/19/12 5:06:38PM   

VILLIN

Human/Sloth Hybrid

VILLIN Avatar
5




 
 
 


 
 
Posts:266
Career:1,812-1,041
Joined:Dec 2009
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
136
Really pathetic way to end an otherwise exemplary career. His management has really steered him wrong since PRIDE folded.

Post #13   5/19/12 8:04:27PM   

Wolfenstein

Heavyweight Champ

Wolfenstein Avatar
4



 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,216
Career:1,304-730
Joined:Dec 2007
Chips:
790
Sad day for MMA. Big fan of Fedor, just wish he wasn't leaving on a sour note. I just don't believe he ever gave it his all, or sought out the best competition--I think he just got by on raw talent most of the time. I kind of look at his career like I do BJ Penn--one of the best of all time, but never reached his true potential.

Post #14   5/19/12 9:09:06PM   

prozacnation1978

Heavyweight Champ

prozacnation1978 Avatar
3


 
 
 


 
 
Posts:12,691
Career:2,380-1,274
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Dark Horse
Chips:
911
Best fighter ever not to grace the octagon
What a shame !!!

Post #15   5/20/12 11:23:44PM   
 
  Page 1 of 2     1     2