Aleksander Emelianenko is the brother of P4P king Fedor Emelianenko and also a Pride heavyweight veteran. If I remember correctly he suffers some form of hepatatis as a result of prison tattoos while affiliated with gangs. Aleks was in prison for rape, if I remember correctly once again..
Emelianenko next faced relative unknown Magomed Malikov in his brother's M-1 promotion, losing via shockingly quick first round knockout.
Emelianenko next faced Tolegen Akylbekov in Akylbekov's native Kazakhstan, defeating Tolegen via first round kimura submission for his first victory of 2011, in December...
Emelianenko next returned to M-1 in March 2012, facing Tadas Rimkevicius. He defeated Rimkevicius via second-round technical knockout. Aleks next faced Ibragim Magomedov, winning via doctor stoppage between the second and third rounds. He then faced Konstantin Gluhov, winning via unanimous decision.
Emelianenko then faced Jeff Monson, losing via second round north-south choke submission. Emelianenko was then cut from M-1 and retired afterwards.
Emelianenko came out of retirement four or five months later to fight Bob Sapp winning by technical knockout in a little over one minute. He then faced Jose Rodrigo Guelke winning by technical knockout near the end of the first round.
After his issues were sorted out Emelianenko signed to fight Bellator veteran Eric Prindle.
- Aleksander Emelianenko vs. Carlos Barreto
- Aleksander Emelianenko vs. Ricardo Morais - The fight ended in a fifteen-second knockout victory for Emelianenko.
- Aleksander Emelianenko vs. Rene Rooze
- Josh Barnett vs. Aleksander Emelianenko
- Aleksander Emelianenko vs. Sergei Kharitonov - The fight was Aleksander Emelianenko's final fight competing for Pride.
- Fabricio Werdum vs. Aleksander Emelianenko
- Aleksander Emelianenko vs. Eric Pele
- Aleksander Emelianenko vs. Dan Bobish
- Aleksander Emelianenko vs. Sang Soo Lee
- Aleksander Emelianenko vs. Ibragim Magomedov
- Peter Graham vs. Aleksander Emelianenko - The fight was under special modified rules of standups after thirty seconds on the ground.
- Magomed Malikov vs. Aleksander Emelianenko
- Jeff Monson vs. Aleksander Emelianenko