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MMA Freak January 2019 Rankings

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 (12/28/19) 1) Jon Jones (N/A) 2) Daniel Cormier (1) 3) Henry Cejudo (8) 4) Amanda Nunes (4) 5) TJ Dillashaw (2) 6) Cristiane Justino (3) 7) Tyron Woodley (5) 8)

Around the world of MMA: UFC 229 Brawl

Reviews UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, October 6th on pay-per-view: Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) def. Conor McGregor Submission (neck crank) 4 3:03 Lightweight Tony Ferguson def. Anthony Pettis TKO (corner stoppage) 2 5:00 Light Heavyweight Dominick Reyes def. Ovince Saint Preux Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Derrick Lewis def. Alexander Volkov KO

Around the world of MMA: UFC 229 this weekend

Reviews Bellator 206: Mousasi vs. MacDonald Bellator MMA hosts an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, Sept. 29 broadcast on DAZN: Middleweight Gegard Mousasi (c) def. Rory MacDonald TKO (punches and elbows) 2 3:23 Heavyweight Quinton Jackson def. Wanderlei Silva TKO (punches) 2 4:32 Welterweight Douglas Lima def. Andrey Koreshkov Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) 5 3:04 Featherweight Aaron Pico def. Leandro Higo TKO (punches) 1

How the new weight classes will change MMA

Last year the Association of Boxing Commissions passed a 10 point plan to controlling weight cutting including adding four new weight classes towards the middle and upper range of weight classes in MMA. The new weight classes are geared towards making it easier for fighters to make weight and make lower risks along with the other rules in the 10 point plan that are going into affect. The UFC has pledged

Around the world of MMA: March 23-24

There was a fight night event this last weekend and there will be another few coming up this coming weekend: Reviews UFC Fight Night: Werdum vs. Volkov The UFC hosted an event at The O2 Arena in London, England on Saturday, March 17 broadcast on UFC Fight Pass: Heavyweight Alexander Volkov def. Fabrício Werdum KO (punches) 4 1:38 Light Heavyweight Jan Błachowicz def. Jimi Manuwa Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Around the world of MMA: March 17th

There were several fight night level events this last weekend and there will be another fight night coming up: Review BAMMA 34 BAMMA hosted an event at the SSE Arena in London, England on Friday, March 9th that was broadcast on ESPN 3: Welterweight England James Reedman def. England Jahreau Shepherd TKO (strikes) 2 3:03 Featherweight United Kingdom Nathan Rose def. England David Khalsa Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00 Bantamweight England

Around the world of MMA: September 8-9

The UFC is back with a potentially record breaking event. This is going to be a good event this coming weekend: Reviews Legacy Fighting Alliance 21: Noblitt vs. Branjao Legacy FA hosted an event at the Branson Convention Center in Branson, Missouri on Friday, Sep. 1st on AXS TV: Light Heavyweight Kyle Noblitt def. Antônio Branjão Submission (guillotine choke) 1 4:13 Middleweight Kevin Holland def. Grady Hurley TKO (knees and

Around the world of MMA: April 21-22

History was made this last weekend and thing are only going to keep rolling into this coming weekend as well: Reviews Bellator 177: Dantas vs. Higo Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Budapest Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary on Friday, April 14th on Spike: Catchweight (139 lbs) Eduardo Dantas def. Leandro Higo Decision (split) (30-27, 28-29, 30-27) 3 5:00 Featherweight Daniel Weichel def. John Teixeira Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29,