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St. Patrick’s Day 2016 Special: Top 10 Irish Fighters of the past year

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to all MMA Freak readers and for the occasion as is tradition the Top 10 Irish Fighters of the past year will be listed. Irish Americans and Northern Irish are included and the list is based on fight records: 10) Paul Felder Make no mistake that Paul Felder has made a splash in the UFC but he hasn’t had the best year going 1-2. Needless to say the

Around the world of MMA: October 23-24

There were some smaller shows this last weekend but this weekend things will pick up. Here they all are: Reviews: World Series of Fighting 24: Fitch vs. Okami WSOF hosted an event at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut on October 17th broadcast on NBCSN: Welterweight Jon Fitch def. Yushin Okami Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Blagoy Ivanov (c) def. Derrick Mehmen TKO (punches) 2 4:33 Lightweight Nick Newell def.

Mother’s Day 2015 Special: Top 10 Mothers of the Past Year

It’s Mother’s Day and today we celebrate those women who have undergone the task of giving birth to children. To commemorate the occasion, MMA Freak is releasing the top 10 mothers of the past year. The rankings criteria will be the records of the fighters in the past year and head to head competition as well. Now here are the best mothers: 10) Jessica Rakoczy Jessica Rakoczy recently returned from over

St. Patrick’s Day Special: Top 10 Irish Fighters in MMA

It’s St. Patrick’s Day when the Irish are celebrated. For the occasion MMA Freak presents a list of the best Irish fighters in MMA. Just to be clear this list is for fighters who are of Irish descent so Irish Americans count. However, English and Scottish fighters don’t count so no Michael Bisping or Joanne Calderwood. Here they are: 10) Carla Esparza Yes, when one thinks of Irish fighters they usually don’t think of

The Ultimate Fighter 20: episode 11 – Best Job in the World

Before their fight Carla Esparza still expresses her belief that it was unfair for Tecia Torres to get a second chance in the show. Torres than talks about how she and Esparza were supposed to face each other. After Torres defeated Felice Herrig in their final match in Invicta FC, Esparza walked into the cage and called her out for their next match. She also talks about how she was expecting this fight to take place

The Ultimate Fighter 20: episode 10 – Fighting For Themselves

The episode opens with Aisling Daly and Justine Kish saying hello to each other in the morning with Daly mentioning that she isn’t in the house to make friends. Kish then goes to friend Daly’s opponent and Kish’s friend Jessica Penne and says she feels Daly doesn’t like her. Penne however wants to stay out of the drama in the house and concentrate on her training. She goes to the gym later that day and works primarily

The Ultimate Fighter 20: episode 9 – Don’t Talk to Me

The episode opens up with Team Melendez deciding to party in celebration of backing up their sole quarterfinalist in Rose Namajunas and start to get a little on the rowdy side. During a sleepover, Tecia Torres is bothered by their loud behavior and moves rooms. The next day she trades rooms with Angela Magana and rooms with Heather Jo Clark. Then Team Pettis discusses the coaching situation and decides to split the team into morning and evening teams

The Ultimate Fighter 20: episode 8 – Scrapettes

The episode opens up with the members of Team Melendez deemed the “Scrapettes” meeting and discussing how to move former Team Melendez member Tecia Torres and Heather Jo Clark into the room with Lisa Ellis. Emily Kagan is chosen as the messenger. In the meantime, both teams go to “The Pond” at the Green Valley Ranch Resort to relax. When the Scrapettes leave, Clark and Ellis bring up the moving rooms question up to Torres who

The Ultimate Fighter 20: episode 6 – Give It All You Have

The episode opens with Angela Magana talking to Rose Namajunas about how she was born a heroin baby because of the fact that her parents were addicts. She continues to talk about how she was fighting her first few weeks of life to live. Then she talks about how her childhood was filled with details like digging through trash, being grazed by a bullet that hit her mom, and also how her mother

The Ultimate Fighter 20: episode 5 – Coming To Get You

Heather Jo Clark explains to her teammates how the quarrel between her and upcoming opponent Felice Herrig because Clark doesn’t like how Herrig carries herself as a woman or fighter. She also explains that she doesn’t like the fact that Herrig initially turned her down. Later on Team Melendez has a team meeting when coach Gilbert Melendez wants to discuss the issues the team has with Clark. Angela Magana is the most vocal of the group talking about