Alex Emelianenko returns to action on April 23 in Moscow

MOSCOW, Russia – Alex Emelianenko, the three-time World and European Combat Sambo Champion and one of the most respected heavyweight mixed martial arts fighters in the world, will return to the ring on April 23 to fight Sweden’s Eddy Bengston in Moscow. The fight will take place at the Sports Center CSKA and will be … Read more

The Russian invasion of The Shemetov Brothers

Vitaly Shemetov
Sergey Shemetov

by:  Jack Bratcher

Meet Sergey and Vitalius Shemetov; two brothers from Siberia with more combat credentials than General George Patton.  The Shemetov brothers have spent many years training and paying their dues in their homeland and around Europe and now have decided to set their sights upon America.

They have seen another couple of Russian brothers venture into the U.S. and gain the respect and attention of fans and media alike and they too have similar aspirations.

Growing up and being trained in combat Sambo, the brothers began expanding their repertoire with muay thai, kickboxing, and boxing and competing in events such as Kumite, Pancrase, K-1,  DRAKA, and much more.  Here’s an abbreviated list of the accomplishments of the brothers Shemetov:

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Buentello talks about upcoming Affliction fight versus Emelianenko

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IR0UsF3CF8] MMA Jacked takes us inside American Kickboxing Academy to talk with trainer “Crazy” Bob Cook and his fighter Paul Buentello about their fight with Alex Emelianenko coming up in July at the Affliction: Banned event. Although Paul’s fight will be on the undercard it could very well be a main event on pretty much any MMA card anywhere.  The whole Affliction card … Read more

JUNE 5th INTERVIEW WITH TOM ATENCIO, VICE-PRESIDENT OF AFFLICTION AND AFFLICTION ENTERTAINMENT

by: Jack Bratcher Tom Atencio, the vice-president of Affliction and Affliction Entertainment spoke with Gorgeous George and Frank Trigg over at Tagg Radio. Donald Trump is an equity partner in Affliction Entertainment. When asked by radio host, Frank Trigg what “The Donald” brings to this whole thing, Tom Atencio, vice-president of Affliction replied that Trump … Read more