MMAmania.com will be providing live video stream and round-by-round coverage of Bellator 79 tonight, which features two season seven tournament semifinal bouts in the heavyweight and featherweight divisions.
Check out the top three upcoming Russian mixed martial arts (MMA) prospects now that the most notable fighter from the world's largest nation, Fedor Emelianenko, has retired from the sport. Fight videos and highlights included.
Manny Pacquiao loses a controversial, indefensible split decision to Timothy Bradley, Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson defeats Ian "Uncle Creep" McCall at UFC on FX 3, and Jose Aldo joins the growing UFC injury list on today's edition of the Morning Report.
If there is one fighter whose profile among mixed martial arts fans benefited the most due to his inclusion in the 2011 World MMA Scouting Report, it was M-1 Challenge Heavyweight Champion Guram Gugenishvili.
Russia has a storied history of producing great heavyweight talent, most notably Fedor Emelianenko, Alexsander Emelianenko, and Sergei Kharitonov. While Fedor was obviously a kingpin at the top of the worldwide division for roughly a decade, time and the progressing skills of other top-flight talents are now obstacles in the way of his continued dominance.