Fedor Emelianenko (left) poses with Donald Trump (right) at an Affliction: Banned event at the Honda Center on July 19, 2008 in Anaheim, California. Photo: Tiffany Rose/WireImage Fedor Emelianenko (left) poses with Donald Trump (right) at an Affliction: Banned event at the Honda Center on July 19, 2008 in Anaheim, California. Photo: Tiffany Rose/WireImage
Fedor Emelianenko (left) poses with Donald Trump (right) at an Affliction: Banned event at the Honda Center on July 19, 2008 in Anaheim, California. Photo: Tiffany Rose/WireImage
Andrew Whitelaw
Opinion

Opinion

The Takedown by Andrew Whitelaw

Sorry, Dana White – Fedor Emelianenko is the heavyweight ‘GOAT’ whatever happens at UFC 252

  • UFC president insists winner of Stipe Miocic’s title trilogy with Daniel Cormier will determine the greatest of all time
  • But Russian legend Fedor – who never fought in the UFC – still stands above them all, with a resume that reads like a ‘who’s who’ in heavyweight MMA

Fedor Emelianenko (left) poses with Donald Trump (right) at an Affliction: Banned event at the Honda Center on July 19, 2008 in Anaheim, California. Photo: Tiffany Rose/WireImage Fedor Emelianenko (left) poses with Donald Trump (right) at an Affliction: Banned event at the Honda Center on July 19, 2008 in Anaheim, California. Photo: Tiffany Rose/WireImage
Fedor Emelianenko (left) poses with Donald Trump (right) at an Affliction: Banned event at the Honda Center on July 19, 2008 in Anaheim, California. Photo: Tiffany Rose/WireImage
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