DJ Linderman talks upcoming fight with Vitaly Minakov at Fight Nights Global 59

DJ “Da Protege” Linderman (20-11) will be traveling to Russia on February 23rd to battle one of the most dominant heavyweights in the game, unbeaten former Bellator champion Vitaly Minakov (18-0). The two will headline Fight Nights Global 59 from Ali Aliev Sports Palace in Moscow. It’s a tall task for the 33-year-old California native who … Read more

Fedor vs. Monson set to meet this fall

Sunday, November 20, 2011 From The Olympic Arena in Moscow, Russia NEW YORK (September 16, 2011) – Mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight legends Fedor ‘The Last Emperor’ Emelianenko (31-4, 1 NC) and Jeff ‘The Snowman’ Monson (42-12) will meet as the headline bout at M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Monson. The event will take place Sunday … Read more

Fedor Emelianenko makes big screen debut in “The Salamander Key” on March 24 (trailer and photos)

Fedor Emelianenko makes his big screen debut on March 24 with the premiere of “The Salamander Key”, an action film directed by Alexander Jakimchuk.

Champion Shamil Zavurov nabs M-1 Challenge XXIII’s knock out of the night

Successfully defending the welterweight strap in his first outing as M-1 Global’s 170-pound top dog, Shamil Zavurov notched his record to an impressive 19-1 after a complete domination of American scrapper, Tom Gallicchio this past Saturday night at M-1 Challenge XXIII. With the victory never in question, Zavurov’s definitive performance earned him the evening’s Knock … Read more

Guram decapitates Grishin and earns submission of the night at M-1 Challenge XXIII

M-1 Challenge heavyweight champ, Guram Gugenishvili, maintains perfection and improves to 11-0 after sinking in his trademark, suffocating rear-naked-choke on Maxim Grishin this past Saturday night at M-1 Challenge XXIII; the RNC win earned Submission of the Night recognition, a back-to-back honour for the Makfight Team warrior who also took home the SOTN award with … Read more

Mairbek Taisumov gears up for Ivlev at M-1 Challenge XXIII

Headed into M-1 Challenge XXIII on March 5th, Mairbek ‘Beckan’ Taisumov has his sites set on returning to the lightweight title spotlight but first has to dispose of the always dangerous Yuri Ivlev; a win puts Taisumov back in the sniff for the belt. Fans can catch the lightweights face-off, starting at 11:00am EST / … Read more

Rashid Magomedov: The evil stepmother lurking in Mok’s Cinderella story

On March 5th at M-1 Challenge XXIII, relentless Gorec team fighter, Rashid Magomedov, takes aim at Rafal Moks, intent on making a horrific nightmare out of his welterweight debut since relinquishing the 185-pound title. With Moks culminating 2010’s run through the Selection tournament with a golden Cinderella victory over teammate Magomed Sultanakhmedov, Magomedov’s mission is … Read more