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Top 10 Fights of November 2019

10) Darren Till decisions Kelvin Gastelum – UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz In an overdue move up in weight, Darren Till didn’t disappoint when he pulled an upset performance against contender Kelvin Gastelum. 9) Derrick Lewis decisions Blagoy Ivanov – UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz This was a surprisingly active fight between Derrick Lewis and Blagoy Ivanov as both fighters got good jabs and rolling around on the ground. 8)

Around the world of MMA: November 8th

Reviews UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz The UFC hosted an event at the Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on Saturday, November 2nd broadcast on ESPN+ pay-per-view: Welterweight Jorge Masvidal def. Nate Diaz TKO (doctor stoppage) 3 5:00 Middleweight Darren Till def. Kelvin Gastelum Decision (split) (27–30, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Stephen Thompson def. Vicente Luque Decision (unanimous) (30–26, 30–26, 29–27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Derrick Lewis

Around the world of MMA: October 31-November 2

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Askren The UFC hosted an event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore on Saturday, October 26 on the ESPN+ online streaming service: Welterweight Demian Maia def. Ben Askren Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 3:54 Lightweight Stevie Ray def. Michael Johnson Decision (majority) (29–28, 29–28, 28–28) 3 5:00 Lightweight Beneil Dariush def. Frank Camacho Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:02 Heavyweight Ciryl Gane def.

MMA Freak October 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 (9/29/19) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Henry Cejudo (2)3) Amanda Nunes (3)4) Khabib Nurmagomedov (4)5) Valentina Shevchenko (5)6) Kamaru Usman (6)7) Israel Adesanya (7)8) Max Holloway (8)9) Stipe Miocic (9)10) Daniel Cormier

Around the world of MMA: July 20-23

Reviews Bellator 224: Budd vs. Rubin Bellator MMA hosted an event at the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma on Friday, July 12th that broadcast on the Paramount Network: Women’s Featherweight Julia Budd (c) def. Olga Rubin TKO (body kick and punches) 1 2:14 Catchweight (190 lbs.) Rafael Carvalho def. Chidi Njokuani Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Women’s Flyweight Juliana Velasquez def. Kristina Williams TKO (punches) 2 4:03

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)