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 …

Beyond Shogun and Hendo: 2 other amazing MMA displays from the weekend

MMA fans were treated to an amazing war between two legends of the sport on Saturday at UFC 139 when Dan Henderson and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua slugged their way into the history books. But if UFC is the only fight league you checked out over the weekend, you missed out on some more great MMA action. On Saturday, Bellator featured …

Bojan Kladnjakovic wins in Kandahar: A letter from Afghanistan

Kombat athlete Bojan Kladnjakovic recently won his MMA bout in Kandahar, Afghanistan, fighting for Wreck MMA against a very quick opponent. In his letter below, Bojan recounts his fight and reflects on his experience in Afghanistan’s second largest city, meeting the troops, and more. Be sure to watch the fight video posted at the end, and check the Facebook group …

Video: Anderson Silva’s Muay Boran elbow, Vitor Belfort’s straight blast

In honour of tonight’s big Brazilian showdown between Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort for the UFC Middleweight Championship, let’s marvel again at two of MMA’s best knockouts ever. The first is Anderson’s Silva’s Ong Bak-inspired¬†Muay Boran elbow against Tony Fryklund at Cage Rage 16: Critical Condition. Bloody Elbow shares a tale from Silva’s MMA instructional book about how Silva was …