Fedor Vladimirovich Emelianenko is a Russian politician and retired Heavyweight mixed martial artist, sambist, and judoka. He has won championships and accolades in multiple sports, most notably in MMA Pride Fighting Championships, FIAS World Combat Sambo Championship, and Russian Judo Federation National Championship. Emelianenko began his MMA career on May 21, 2000, with four straight victories, including a win over ADCC champion Ricardo Arona, which is considered one of his toughest fights in his career. Then came a controversial loss to Tsuyoshi Kohsaka on December 22, 2000. In his next 28 fights up until June 26, 2010 Emelianenko was unbeaten, including wins over four former UFC champions, one Pride FC champion, one former and two future K-1 champions and two former Olympic medalists. During this period he defeated eleven top-10 ranked fighters, in addition to winning a rematch against Kohsaka. Emelianenko has earned numerous MMA accolades over the years, including; 2008 Submission/Beatdown of the Year awards, 2009 Knockout of the Year awards, Heavyweight of the Year awards, Fighter of the Year awards and 2000s Fight of the Decade awards.
- Born: September 28, 1976 (age 41), Rubizhne
- Spouse: Marina Emelianenko (2009-10 to present - Marriage)Oksana Emelianenko (1999 to 2006 - Marriage)
- Aliases: Fedor Emeliyanenko, Fedor Vladimirovich Emelianenko, The Last Emperor, The Russian Military Experiment, Последний император
- Children: Elizabeth Emelianenko, Masha Emelianenko, Vasilisa Emelianenko
- Height: 6′ 0″ (1.83m)