Fedor Emelianenko is a four-time MMA world champion, three-time combat sambo world champion. He is number one in the world fighters ranking and winner of many prestigious awards in the field of martial arts. By the way, he is Honored Master of Sports of Russia in combat sambo and master of sports of international class in judo.
Thanks to the incredible fight statistics (30 wins in 31 fights) Fedor was nicknamed The Last Emperor. No one has ever been able to knocked Fedor out.
The boy was born on September 28, 1976 in the Soviet Union into the family of a welder and a teacher. Fedor has elder sister Marina (born in 1974) and two younger brothers – Alexander (born in 1981) and Ivan (born in 1988). Alexander and Ivan are also fighters.
At the age of 10 Fedor was engaged in sambo and judo. And even then he wasn’t like his peers. Fedor worked very hard and spent the nights at the gym many times. The boy took his brother Alexander with him, because the parents were at work. As a result, Alexander became a professional fighter too.