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What an excellent DVD! Recently re-released, Fedor Emelianenko – The Last Emperor now provides both English and French subtitles, but retains its authenticity and ambience by being recorded in Russian.
This is an in-depth probe into the life of the greatest fighter of all time, and although some footage from this DVD was made available for the documentary Fedor: the Baddest Man on the Planet, there is plenty more in this presentation that wasn’t shown in the documentary.
At the age of two, Fedor and his family relocated from the Ukraine to the industrial city of Stary Oskol in Russia’s Belgorod region. The DVD opens with Fedor jogging around Stary Oskol before you join him in the passenger seat of his Toyota as he drives you to visit his family and many friends around his hometown and the gym.
Denis Kurilov recalls how he met Emelianenko at a sport summer camp when they were about eight years old and took up judo together. Like many of Fedor’s early companions, Denis has remained a close friend. Read the rest of this entry »