This will be the last preview and review of the year and we will also cover some college wrestling. So with there here’s the reviews first:


UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway

The final event of  the UFC for the year took place at the Ginasio Jose Correa in Barueri, Brazil on December 20th:

Main Event: Lyoto Machida vs C.B. Dollaway

Lyoto Machida pulled arguably a knockout of the year candidate finish when he dealt C.B. Dollaway a kick to the rib cage.

Co-main Event: Renan Barão vs Mitch Gagnon

Renan Barao finally made his comeback when he submitted Mitch Gagnon after a slow start and was able to get the rebound win.

Light Heavyweight Patrick Cummins def. Antônio Carlos Júnior Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Rashid Magomedov def. Elias Silvério TKO (punches) 3 4:57
Welterweight Erick Silva def. Mike Rhodes Technical Submission (arm-triangle choke) 1 1:15
Middleweight Daniel Sarafian def. Antônio dos Santos Jr. TKO (finger injury) 2 1:01
Light Heavyweight Marcos Rogério de Lima def. Igor Pokrajac TKO (punches) 1 1:59
Featherweight Renato Moicano def. Tom Niinimäki Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 3:30
Featherweight Hacran Dias def. Darren Elkins Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Leandro Issa def. Ulka Sasaki Submission (neck crank) 2 4:13
Welterweight Tim Means def. Márcio Alexandre Jr. Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Vitor Miranda def. Jake Collier TKO (head kick & punches) 1 4:59


Inoki-Bom-Ba-Ye 2014

Japan’s annual New Years Eve tradition continues at the Ryogoku Kokugikun in Tokyo, Japan on December 31st hosted with a blended card:

Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic vs Satoshi Ishii
Chris ‘Huggy Bear’ Barnett vs Shinichi ‘Wakakirin’ Suzukawa
Shinya ‘Tobikan Judan’ Aoki vs Yuki Yamamoto
Yusuke ‘Crusher’ Kawaguchi vs Justin Willis
Kiuma Kunioku vs Ramazan Esenbaev
Unknown Fighter vs Unknown Fighter
Tsuyoshi Kurihara vs Ryo Sakai
Takaaki ‘C-Boy’ Oban vs Yusuke Masuda
Shuji Morikawa vs Katsuyoshi Sasaki

UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier

The UFC will kick off the new year at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 3rd broadcast only on pay-per-view:

Light Heavyweight Jon Jones (c) vs. Daniel Cormier
Lightweight Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury
Middleweight Brad Tavares vs. Nate Marquardt
Flyweight Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Louis Gaudinot
Welterweight Hector Lombard vs. Josh Burkman
Lightweight Danny Castillo vs. Paul Felder
Bantamweight Marcus Brimage vs. Cody Garbrandt
Heavyweight Shawn Jordan vs. Jared Cannonier
Lightweight Evan Dunham vs. Rodrigo Damm
Welterweight Omari Akhmedov vs. Mats Nilsson
Women’s Bantamweight Alexis Dufresne vs. Marion Reneau

I ‘d like to take the opportunity to wish all of our readers a happy new year and may 2015 be a good year for all of us to you and MMA Freak.