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Around the world of MMA: January 5th

Reviews UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 The UFC hosted an event at The Forum in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, December 29th that was broadcast on pay-per-view: Light Heavyweight Jon Jones def. Alexander Gustafsson TKO (punches) 3 2:02 Women’s Featherweight Amanda Nunes def. Cris Cyborg (c) KO (punch) 1 0:51 Welterweight Michael Chiesa def. Carlos Condit Submission (kimura) 2 0:56 Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson def. Ilir Latifi Decision (unanimous)

Around the world of MMA: December 29-31

Previews UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 The UFC hosts an event at The Forum in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, December 29th to be broadcast on pay-per-view: Light Heavyweight Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson Women’s Featherweight Cris Cyborg (c) vs. Amanda Nunes Welterweight Carlos Condit vs. Michael Chiesa Light Heavyweight Ilir Latifi vs. Corey Anderson Featherweight Chad Mendes vs. Alexander Volkanovski Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski vs. Walt Harris Women’s Featherweight

Around the world of MMA: Kid Yamamoto dies at 41

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Oliynyk The UFC hosts an event at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Moscow, Russia on Sat, September 15th on UFC Fight Pass: Heavyweight Oleksiy Oliynyk def. Mark Hunt Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:26 Light Heavyweight Jan Błachowicz def. Nikita Krylov Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 2:41 Heavyweight Shamil Abdurakhimov def. Andrei Arlovski Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Alexey Kunchenko def. Thiago Alves Decision

Around the world of MMA: September 15th

Reviews Absolute Championship Berkut 89: Abdulvakhabov vs. Bagov 3 ACB hosted an event at the Basket-Hall in Krasnodar, Russia on Saturday, September 8th broadcast on Facebook: ACB Lightweight Championship Russia Ali Bagov def. Russia Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov Decision (Majority) 5 5:00 ACB Welterweight Championship Russia Albert Tumenov def. Brazil Ciro Rodrigues TKO (Punches) 3 4:53 ACB Middleweight Championship Russia Albert Duraev (c) def. Poland Piotr Strus Decision (Unanimous) 5 5:00 Featherweight

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

Around the world of MMA: March 9th

There were some big events this last weekend but there are also several upcoming fight nights this coming weekend: Reviews UFC 222: Cyborg vs. Kunitskaya The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, March 3rd broadcast on PPV: Women’s Featherweight Cris Cyborg (c) def. Yana Kunitskaya TKO (punches) 1 3:25 Featherweight Brian Ortega def. Frankie Edgar KO (elbow & punches) 1 4:44 Bantamweight Sean