Fedor: Road to Reckoning – Thursday

On Thursday, Jan. 22nd in Anaheim, California cameras are shadowing heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko as he prepares for his fight with Andre Arlovski on January 24th. Jerry Millen calls Dana White and invites him to the Affliction: Day of Reckoning event. It’s amazing how much this guy focuses his attention on Dana White, it’s as … Read more

Fedor: Road to Reckoning – Wednesday

This is video shot on Wednesday, Jan. 21th. in Anaheim, California shadowing heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko as he prepares for his fight with Andrei Arlovski on January 24th. Gilbert Yvel and Josh Barnett make cameo appearances and some scenes from the press conference are shown.
Part 1

Part 2 after the jump shows Tito Ortiz and Jerry Millen dogging out Dana White…

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Jerry Millen: “Dana White, he wants to be king of the world”

Former PRIDE FC USA Vice President and current M-1 Global USA Vice President, Jerry Millen spoke with PRO MMA at the Affliction: Day of Reckoning press conference. Millen may be best known to MMA fans for his ongoing public war of words with UFC President, Dana White.

Never a loss for words, Millen had a few choice comments about White and the UFC’s business practices of counter programming Affliction events. The V.P. talked about the future of Affliction, the failures of Elite XC and the IFL, the UFC and Dana White.

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Affliction: Day of Reckoning Press Conference news and notes

PRO MMA was in attendance for Affliction: Day of Reckoning’s final press conference at the House of Blues on Sunset Boulevard, Wednesday afternoon. After the official statements had been made by Affliction V.P. Tom Atencio and Golden Boy promoter, Oscar De La Hoya and the stare downs were over, PRO MMA went to work.

While a bulging disc has forced Chris Horodecki out of his bout with UFC veteran, Dan Lauzon, PRO MMA spoke with Horodecki moments after the press conference ended. Horodecki was upbeat and very confident heading into the bout.

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Fedor: Road to Reckoning – Tuesday

Here’s the second episode of Fedor: Road to Reckoning. The video starts out with Fedor Emelianenko and the gang opening NASDAQ. We get to meet Fedor’s number one fan (and oldest). Fedor’s demeanor never changes as he goes through all the day’s promotional events, hanging out with Trump, etc. He’s like a little boy with … Read more

M-1’s Jerry Millen talks about feud with Dana White

Here’s a very interesting interview with vice president of M-1 Global USA, Jerry Millen.

In part one of this two part interview (2nd part to be released Thursday), Millen talks about his final days working with PRIDE and his transition to M-1 Global.

Millen has some pretty strong words to say about UFC President, Dana White and shares a never before told story of a chance meeting between the two where he says White got “choked up.”

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M-1 releases statement about Brock Lesnar

Oh man, one cool thing about this sport is there is ALWAYS something going on. It’s almost like a soap opera at times.  Fedor Emelianenko’s management company, M-1 released a statement on Tuesday claiming the long-talked about fight between Randy Couture and Fedor Emelianenko has now “lost its luster” due to Randy losing to Brock Lesnar at UFC 91.

Most people would agree with that. In fact, PRO MMA even agrees with that since we already have an article up about that very subject.

In an effort to stifle any bright ideas the UFC might have about labeling Brock Lesnar as the best heavyweight in the world, M-1 is issuing a challenge to have Brock Lesnar fight Fedor in a “superfight.”  M-1 proposes that the UFC will try to say Lesnar is the number one heavyweight in the world much like they have tried to use a “marketing campaign” claiming Anderson Silva is the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the world.

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