Wait what? The Emelianenko brothers are beefing?

Russian fighter and legend Fedor Emelianenko has been in the spotlight since he started fighting practically. He once dominated the Pride fighting organization like an unstoppable monster and even later when he started fading his career tarnished only slightly. His brother Alexander is a different story completely and probably the closest thing Russia has to … Read more

Merry Christmas from ProMMA.info – exclusive interview with Alexander Emelianenko

Merry Christmas from all of us at www.ProMMA.info! What better Christmas gift could we give to you, our readers, than an interview with one of the great MMA heavyweights? The only thing better is if we could actually get Alex a fight here in America, but since we don’t have the power to make that happen, we can at least do the next best thing.

We last spoke to Alex back in July, so we figured it was about time to catch up again. We’ve all heard the recent rumors about a potential upcoming fight taking place between Alex and one Mariusz Pudzianowski, five-time World’s Strongest Man, who recently made his MMA debut. Alex gave us the lowdown on those rumors.

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Houston Alexander says he has not been cut from the UFC

Photo: Sherdog - Houston Alexander used a very uncharacteristic game plan to fight Kimbo Slice. The game plan most likely cost him his job.

Despite his recent loss to Kimbo Slice at the TUF 10 Finale, and Dana White’s insistence that Houston Alexander (9-5) would be cut from the UFC roster, the father of six claims he nor his manager, Monte Cox, have received notice of his release, ¬†and “…until that happens, I’m not released,” says Alexander.

Maybe it’s just a matter of semantics, and the axe will drop any day now, but it has been two weeks since his Kalib Starnes-esque performance on Dec. 5. And other fighters on that same card have been released – namely, Justin Wren.

Is it possible White has had second thoughts and decided to keep Alexander, who debuted in the Octagon with a bang, knocking out both Keith Jardine and Alessio Sakara in the first round?

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