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Around the world of MMA: June 16-19

Reviews PFL 1 PFL’s event was at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on June 7 on NBCSN: Featherweight Andre Harrison def. Jumabieke Tuerxun Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) 3 5:00 Featherweight Lance Palmer def. Bekbulat Magomedov Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 3:21 Featherweight Timur Valiev def. Max Coga Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Alex Nicholson def. Jake Heun KO (flying

Around the world of MMA: June 7-12

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Rivera vs. Moraes The UFC hosted an event at the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York on Friday, June 1st on Fox Sports 1: Bantamweight Marlon Moraes def. Jimmie Rivera TKO (head kick and punches) 1 0:33 Lightweight Gregor Gillespie def. Vinc Pichel Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 4:06 Heavyweight Walt Harris def. Daniel Spitz TKO (punches and elbows) 2 4:59 Welterweight Ben Saunders def. Jake

6th Annual MMA Freak Awards

There have been several set backs over the past three months but the MMA Freak Awards are finally being released. In the past the awards have been listed in a top 10 format however, this year and possibly this year only, the awards will simply have a winner of the category with some possible honorable mentions. Eight of the nine categories from last year will be return with one new

Top 10 Fights of December 2017

The final month of the year was a very active one in terms of MMA events and it was hard picking ten of the fights: 10) Tecia Torres defeats Michelle Waterson via unanimous decision – UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2 These two women with karate backgrounds faced off and in the end Tecia Torres was able to implement her game. 9) Khabib Nurmagomedov defeats Edson Barboza via decision victory – UFC

Around the world of MMA: December 9th

It was such an action packed weekend that any other time this month is going to be hard to come close but maybe: Reviews Bellator 189: Budd vs. Blencowe 2 Bellator MMA hosted an event at the WinStar World Casino in Thackersville, Oklahoma on December 1st on Spike: Women’s Featherweight Julia Budd (c) def. Arlene Blencowe Decision (split) (49-46, 47-48, 49-46) 5 5:00 Middleweight Rafael Lovato Jr. def. Chris Honeycutt

Around the world of MMA: December 1-2

It was a great Thanksgiving week and now there are conclusions and good fight events coming up this weekend: Reviews UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum The UFC hosted an event at the Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai, China on Saturday, Nov 25th on UFC Fight Pass: Middleweight Kelvin Gastelum def. Michael Bisping KO (punch) 1 2:30 Welterweight Li Jingliang def. Zak Ottow TKO (punches) 1 2:57 Featherweight Wang Guan

MMA Freak July 2017 Rankings

Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, been inactive for twelve months or retired are ineligible: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (6/28/17) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) 2) Jon Jones (N/A) 3) Conor McGregor (3) 4) Stipe Miocic (4) 5) Michael Bisping (5) 6) Tyron Woodley (6) 7) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8) – Was willing to face Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 213 but was turned down. 8) Cody Garbrandt (9) 9) Max Holloway