MMA Odds and Ends for Monday: Shane Carwin says he’s accepted a fight against MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko

Shane Carwin says he’s fighting MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko A few months back former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin revealed that he was coming out of retirement. Now it appears he may be taking on former PRIDE champion Fedor Emelianenko in RIZIN, according to a series of tweets over the weekend.

Carwin (12-2) hasn’t fought since a June 2011 loss to Junior dos Santos at UFC 131 and later retired due to injuries. Emelianenko (35-4) has gone 2-0 since coming out of retirement himself, earning back-to-back victories over Jaideep Singh and Fábio Maldonado. Stay tuned to MMAOddsbreaker for more updates on this story. Bellator 162 Highlights Tito vs. Chael Debate it Out Kyle Noke now faces Omari Akhmedov at UFC Fight Night 101  UFC officials announced over the weekend that Omari Akhmedov will now take on Kyle Noke at UFC Fight Night 101 with Dominique Steele injured. Akhmedov (15-4) heads into this matchup off back-to-back losses to Sergio Moraes and Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos after going 3-1 in his first four UFC fights. Noke (22-9-1) has also lost two-straight fights to Alex Morono and most recently Keita Nakamura. UFC Fight Night 101 takes place Nov. 26 (Nov. 27 in Australia) at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Here’s an updated look at the card… Luke Rockhold vs. Ronaldo Souza Derek Brunson vs. Robert Whittaker Andrew Holbrook vs. Jake Matthews Omari Akhmedov vs. Kyle Noke Yusuke Kasuya vs. Alex Volkanovski Chris Camozzi vs. Daniel Kelly Damien Brown vs. Jon Tuck Jonathan Meunier vs. Richard Walsh Geane Herrera vs. Ben Nguyen Dan Hooker vs. Jason Knight Jenel Lausa vs. Yao Zhikui

Written by James Lynch

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