Posts From Matthew Salzer

Around the world of MMA: October 11-12

Reviews UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya The UFC hosted an event at the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, October 6th Australian time (5th US) on the ESPN+ pay-per-view: Middleweight Israel Adesanya (ic) def. Robert Whittaker (c) KO (punches) 2 3:33 Lightweight Dan Hooker def. Al Iaquinta Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–26) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Sergey Spivak def. Tai Tuivasa Technical Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 3:14 Welterweight Dhiego Lima

Around the world of MMA: October 4-5

Reviews Bellator 228: Pitbull vs. Archuleta Bellator MMA hosted an event at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday, September 28th broadcast on the DAZN streaming service: Middleweight Gegard Mousasi def. Lyoto Machida Decision (split) (29-28, 30-27, 28-29) 3 5:00 Featherweight Patricio Freire (c) def. Juan Archuleta Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 50-45, 49-46) 5 5:00 Featherweight A. J. McKee def. Georgi Karakhanyan KO (punches) 1 0:08 Featherweight Darrion Caldwell def. Henry

Top 10 Fights of August 2019

10) Yaroslav Amosov submits David Rickels – Bellator 225 Yaroslav Amosov demonstrated masterful grappling and control against David Rickels, eventually securing a D’Arce choke in the second round. 9) Alejandra Lara technically knocks out Taylor Turner – Bellator 225 Choosing to move up in weight, Alejandra Lara was able to win her bantamweight debut against Taylor Turner but voiced a flyweight return due to the struggle against Turner. 8) Lucas

MMA Freak September 2019 Rankings

Please note that there was not a MMA Freak Rankings for August. The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (7/30/19) 1) Jon Jones (1) 2) Henry Cejudo (3) 3) Amanda Nunes (4) 4) Khabib Nurmagomedov (5) 5)