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Around the world of MMA: February 21-22

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Anderson vs. Błachowicz 2 The UFC will be hosting an event at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico on Saturday, February 15th broadcast on ESPN+: Light Heavyweight Jan Błachowicz def. Corey Anderson KO (punch) 1 3:08 Welterweight Diego Sanchez def. Michel Pereira DQ (illegal knee) 3 3:09 Women’s Flyweight Montana De La Rosa def. Mara Romero Borella Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)

Around the world of MMA: February 15th

Reviews ONE Championship: Warrior’s Code ONE Championship hosted an event at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on Friday, February 7th broadcast on the online ONE Super app: ONE Muay Thai Featherweight Championship Phetmorakot Petchyindee Academy def. Pongsiri PK. Saenchaimuaythaigym Decision (Unan) 5 3:00 Middleweight 93 kg Netherlands Reiner de Ridder def. Brazil Leandro Ataides Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00 Lightweight 77 kg Moldova Iuri Lapicus def. Russia Marat Gafurov Submission

Around the world of MMA: February 7-8

Reviews Legacy Fighting Alliance 81: Emmers vs. Barosa Legacy Fighting Alliance hosted an event at the Costa Mesa Hall at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa, California on Jan 31 on UFC Fight Pass: Featherweight Jamall Emmers def. Rafael Barosa Submission (arm-triangle choke) 3 2:39 Catchweight (160) Jacob Rosales def. Salaiman Ahmadyar Dec (una) 3 5:00 Welterweight Christian Aguilera def. Gláucio Eliziário Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00 Women’s

Around the world of MMA: January 31st

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. dos Santos The UFC hosted an event at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina on Saturday, January 25th that was broadcast online on ESPN+ service: Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes def. Junior dos Santos TKO (punches) 2 1:06 Welterweight Michael Chiesa def. Rafael dos Anjos Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Flyweight Alex Perez def. Jordan Espinosa Technical Submission 1 2:33 Women’s Strawweight Angela

Around the world of MMA: January 24-25

Reviews UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on Saturday, January 18th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online PPV: Welterweight Conor McGregor def. Donald Cerrone TKO (punches) 1 0:40 Women’s Bantamweight Holly Holm def. Raquel Pennington Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Aleksei Oleinik def. Maurice Greene Submission 2 4:38 Bantamweight Brian Kelleher def. Ode Osbourne Submission

Around the world of MMA: January 17-18

Reviews ONE Championship: A New Tomorrow ONE Championship hosted an event at the IMPACT Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday, January 10th that was broadcast on the ONE App: ONE Muay Thai Flyweight Championship Rodtang Jitmuangnon (c) def. Jonathan Haggerty TKO (3 Knockdown Rule) 3 2:39 W.Atomweight Stamp Fairtex def. Puja Tomar TKO (Elbows) 1 4:27 Muay Thai Bantamweight 66 kg Thailand Sangmanee Sor Tienpo def. Japan Kenta Yamada Decision

2019 MMA Freak Awards: Viewers Choice

MMA Freak is underway choosing the best of 2019 and wants to hear from you the fans. This year the categories are as follows: Top 10 Upsets of 2019 Matches that resulted in the underdog coming out on top against the favorite. That can be dictated using any ranking system or by using the Vegas betting odds. It can also simply be a matter of fighter names. Top 10 MMA

Around the world of MMA: January 10th

Reviews Bellator 237: Fedor vs. Rampage/Bellator & Rizin: Japan Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on Sunday, December 29th broadcast on Paramount Network/DAZN: Heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko def. Quinton Jackson TKO (punch) 1 2:44 Catchweight (160 lbs.) Michael Chandler def. Sidney Outlaw KO 1 2:59 Catchweight (173 lbs.) Michael Page def. Shinsho Anzai KO (punch) 2 0:23 Welterweight Lorenz Larkin def. Keita Nakamura Decision

Around the world of MMA: December 29-31

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie The UFC hosted an event at the Sajik Arena in Busan, South Korea on Saturday, December 21st that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online service: Featherweight Chan Sung Jung def. Frankie Edgar TKO (punches) 1 3:18 Light Heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir def. Aleksandar Rakić Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Charles Jourdain def. Doo Ho Choi TKO (punches) 2 4:32

Around the world of MMA: December 20-21

Reviews UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on Saturday, December 14th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ pay-per-view: Welterweight Kamaru Usman (c) def. Colby Covington TKO (punches) 5 4:10 Featherweight Alexander Volkanovski def. Max Holloway (c) Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 48–47, 50–45) 5 5:00 Women’s Bantamweight Amanda Nunes (c) def. Germaine de Randamie Decision (unanimous) (49–44, 49–46, 49–45) 5 5:00