Fedor’s Final Fight: The Last Emperor retires after trouncing Pedro Rizzo (Video)

Fedor Emelianenko retired last night, a move that surprised no one yet still undoubtedly disappointed many. “I think it’s time,” he announced in his post-fight interview in front of a homeland crowd. “I still have the Sambo World Championships. My family is the reason I will not be fighting again.” Was Fedor the greatest MMA fighter of all time, as …

Video: Gracie breakdown of Fedor Emelianenko vs Antonio Silva

In this video, Ryron and Rener Gracie take a look at Bigfoot Silva’s big win over Fedor Emelianenko in the first bracket of Strikeforce’s heavyweight tournament. The brothers examine how Silva used his BJJ to keep Fedor on the ground and vulnerable, and also speculate on what Fedor could have/should have done to improve his situation. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_BNRrZe7W8&w=640&h=390]

Strikeforce Fedor vs. Silva results: Is this sunset for Fedor?

Yesterday’s event featured two of four first-round bouts in Strikeforce’s heavily anticipated heavyweight tournament. Along with Fedor Emelianenko vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the main slot, the co-main event had former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski facing off against kickboxer Sergei Kharitonov. Given those names, you would think the outcomes would be obvious. It was a night of clearly drawn finishes and surprises. Valentijn …