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MMA Freak April 2019 Women’s 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 Women’s P4P Fighters (2/28/19) 1) Amanda Nunes (1) 2) Valentina Shevchenko (3) 3) Cristiane Venacio (2) 4) Rose Namajunas (4) 5) Holly Holm (5) 6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6) 7) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (7) 8)

Around the world of MMA: April 26-27

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik The UFC hosted an event at the Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia on Saturday, April 20th and the event was broadcast on ESPN+: Heavyweight Alistair Overeem def. Aleksei Oleinik TKO (knees and punches) 1 4:45 Lightweight Islam Makhachev def. Arman Tsarukyan Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Sergei Pavlovich def. Marcelo Golm KO (punches) 1 1:06 Women’s Flyweight Roxanne

Around the world of MMA: March 29-31

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis The UFC hosted an event at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, March 23rd and it was broadcast on the ESPN+ online service: Welterweight Anthony Pettis def. Stephen Thompson KO (punches) 2 4:55 Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes def. Justin Willis Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-26, 30-25) 3 5:00 Lightweight John Makdessi def. Jesús Pinedo Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Flyweight Jussier

Around the world of MMA: March 22-23

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Till vs. Masvidal The UFC hosted a fight night event at The O2 Arena in London, England on Saturday, March 16th and that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online service: Welterweight Jorge Masvidal def. Darren Till KO (punches) 2 3:05 Welterweight Leon Edwards def. Gunnar Nelson Decision (split) (29-27, 29-28, 28-29) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Dominick Reyes def. Volkan Oezdemir Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3

Around the world of MMA: August 25th

Reviews Professional Fighters League 6 The PFL hosted an event at the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Thursday, August 16 on NBCSN: Welterweight Ray Cooper III def. Pavlo Kusch TKO (punches) 1 0:18 Welterweight Magomed Magomedkerimov def. Bojan Veličković Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Women’s Lightweight Kayla Harrison def. Jozette Cotton TKO (punches) 3 1:24 Welterweight Abubakar Nurmagomedov def. Jonatan Westin Decision (unanimous) (30-27,

Around the world of MMA: November 16-19

There was a good fight night event over this weekend and there will be another good weekend fight night event: Reviews Bellator 187: McKee vs. Moore Bellator MMA hosted an event at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland on Friday, November 10th broadcast on Spike TV: Featherweight A.J. McKee def. Brian Moore Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 0:42 Women’s Featherweight Sinead Kavanagh def. Maria Casanova TKO (strikes) 1 0:34 Catchweight (161 pounds)

Around the world of MMA: November 10-11

One of the best fight cards of the year happened this last weekend and it’s hard for anything to top it this weekend: Reviews Bellator 186: Bader vs. Vassell Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pennsylvania on November 3 on Spike: Light Heavyweight Ryan Bader (c) def. Linton Vassell TKO (punches) 2 3:58 Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane def. Emily Ducote Submission (triangle armbar) 5

Around the world of MMA: July 7-8

There was a fight card that went under people’s radar but things are ramping up this weekend to be sure: Reviews Professional Fighters League 36: Fitch vs. Foster The former WSOF hosted an event at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida on Fri., June 30th on NBCSN: Welterweight Herman Terrado def. João Zeferino Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Jon Fitch def. Brian Foster Submission (side choke) 2