Say hello to this herculean MMA fighter, Fedor Vladimirovich Emelianenko who is world-known for his aggressive and unique fighting style. Fedor is also nicknamed as “The Last Emperor”. Let’s take a brief glance at the personal life, net worth and career of the Fedor Emelianenko in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Fedor was born on 28 September 1976 in the Rubizhne Soviet Union to Vladimir Alexandrovich and Olga Fedorovna. His father, Vladimir was a welder while his mother worked as a teacher. He completed his graduation from the trade school in 1994.
Fedor tied a knot with the Oksana in 1999. He was a friend of the Oksana since his college days, and Oksana gave birth to their first child in the same year. The couple got separated in 2006. Later, he got engaged with the Marina in 2009. Fedor is a very humble person, and he always remains calm and relaxed during the fight.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
After completing education, he worked in the Russian army. He started his fighting career with a Top Russian Team. On 20 December 2000, he lost his first fighting game against the Tsuyoshi Kohsaka at the King of Kings Block B Event. But he bounced back in the consecutive game and defeated the Renato Sobral. Fedor the started playing the PRIDE Fighting Championships. His match in 2007 against the Matt Lindland is considered as one of the best events in the MMA. In that fight, Fedor won the game by the submission.
Apart from the mixed martial arts, Fedor was also involved in the politics. He played the role of the deputy of the Belgorod Regional Duma for five years. He also supported the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation in 2014. He has also written two books: “Fedor: The Fighting System of the World’s Undisputed King of SMMA and Sambo: The Science of Winning.
Fedor has also acted in the films and television series. He made his film debut via biopic, “Fedor: The Baddest Man on the Planet” in 2009. He also worked in the other movies like “CNBC Originals: Ultimate Fighting: Fistful of Dollars” and “New York Mixed Martial Arts”. Talking about the television shows then, he was the part of the “Infinite Challenge”, “Human Weapon”, “Sports Science”, “The Voice Versus”, etc.
In his entire MMA career, he has played total 44 matches out of which he won 38 and lost five fights. About.com regarded him as the 2000s Fighter of the Decade. He was named as the Heavyweight of the Year in 2003, 2004 and 2005 by the MMAFighting.com
Wrestling Observer Newsletter recognised him as the Most Outstanding Fighter of 2009. He was inducted into the FIAS Hall of Fame. In 2007, Fedor won the Fair Play Glory Award.
New Worth & Earnings:
As of now, the net worth of the Fedor Emelianenko is around $20 million. He made such a massive amount of money from his professional fighting career. He was also the brand ambassadors of some of the top sports brands in the world. His net worth will expand massively in the upcoming years.
Though he was born in the low-income family, Fedor achieved the name and fame that he wanted by dedication, consistency and perseverance. Today, his name comes on the list of the top MMA fighters in the world.