Tag: Fedor

Fedor's Loss is Good for MMA

Although Scott Coker, Strikeforce CEO was counting on Fedor to win against Fabricio Werdum yesterday evening,I think it is better for Strikeforce and the heavyweight division that he lost.   Werdum beat Fedor in the first round due to submission.  Werdum was not highly unsupported in his match-up against the top-ranked, much feared, Russian Emperor... Read more »

2009 Five Top MMA Matchups

We have already addressed favorite fighters and best fights of 2009.  But many do not think about who is at the root of making these ‘Best of Fights’ happen and creating our “Favorite Fighters.’  It is guys like Joe SIlva and Sean Shelby – MMA matchmakers.  Another question posed on my December survey was, ‘What... Read more »

Favorite MMA Fighters of 2009

Another question that I posed in the survey I did this December was, Which fighters emerged as the new favorites in 2009? Although I did not ask what characteristics each person used in determining their new favorite fighter for 2009, I would assume the following attributes helped to form opinions. 1.  Their performance demonstrated dominance... Read more »
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Countdown to Fight Night - MMA Hits Chicago

Well, the fans are loving it!  Chicago’s MMA community and fan base is thrilled over Saturday night’s big CBS broadcast of Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko (30-1) against undefeated Brett Rogers (10-0).  If you still have not heard where, it is a the Sears Center and tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com http://www.ticketmaster.com.  Fight line... Read more »

Insights into the Minds of Fedor and Rogers

“Fedor Emelianko and Brett Rogers answered some questions this afternoon from the media that you might find interesting. Questions for Brett Rogers: Do you think Fedor’s most recent marriage means he is taking his training lightly and preparation for his fight with you this Saturday night?   ” I doubt it. I don’t think it is... Read more »

Strikeforce Using Clever Marketing Tactics for Fedor Fight on Nov. 7 in Chicago

It is rumored that Fedor Emelianenko and Brett Rogers will both appear at the Chicago Bears game against the Cleveland Browns today.  Their presence will be a clever cross-promotional tactic to lure football fans to watch next Saturday’s MMA event on CBS.  There has been a fair amount of advertising that has been executed to... Read more »
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Sizing Up Fedor's Opponent Brett Rogers

“He is working as hard as he ever has.  He is in better shape than ever, so I can now push him harder and expand the training to be much more complex.  All of this is possible because he’s evolving,” claims Brett Roger’s trainer Mike Reilly.  Rogers who sits comfortable between  265lb and 295lb will... Read more »

MMA Fans: Showtime Giving you a Peek into Fedor's Opponent Brett Rogers

FIGHT CAMP 360°: Fedor vs. Rogers UPDATE   SHOWTIME Sports® Captures Brett Rogers in Training Camp “I Am Living THE American Success Story…”   Premieres Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME®   SHOWTIME Sports cameras were entrenched in the training camp of undefeated American powerhouse Brett “The Grim” Rogers in Minneapolis earlier this week as he prepares for the highest profile fight of... Read more »