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Around the world of MMA: January 24-25

Reviews UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on Saturday, January 18th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online PPV: Welterweight Conor McGregor def. Donald Cerrone TKO (punches) 1 0:40 Women’s Bantamweight Holly Holm def. Raquel Pennington Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Aleksei Oleinik def. Maurice Greene Submission 2 4:38 Bantamweight Brian Kelleher def. Ode Osbourne Submission

Around the world of MMA: September 27-28

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Stephens The UFC hosted an event at the Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico on Saturday, September 21st that was broadcast on ESPN+ online service: Featherweight Yair Rodríguez vs. Jeremy Stephens No Contest (accidental eye poke) 1 0:15 Women’s Strawweight Carla Esparza def. Alexa Grasso Decision (majority) (28–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Flyweight Brandon Moreno vs. Askar Askarov Draw (split) (28–28, 28–29, 30–27)

Around the world of MMA: September 20-21

Reviews Legacy Fighting Alliance 76: Ogden vs. Browne Legacy Fighting Alliance hosted an event at the Hartman Arena in Park City, Kansas on Friday, September 13th that was broadcast on channel AXS TV: Lightweight Nick Browne def. Trey Ogden Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:24 Middleweight Joaquin Buckley def. Chris Harris TKO (punches) 1 1:08 Bantamweight Jacob Thrall def. Eric Ellington Submission (guillotine choke) 1 4:52 Featherweight Chuka Willis def. Alex

Around the world of MMA: June 14-15

Reviews UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes The UFC hosted an event at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, June 8th which was broadcast on ESPN+ pay-per-view: Bantamweight Henry Cejudo def. Marlon Moraes TKO (punches) 3 4:51 Women’s Flyweight Valentina Shevchenko (c) def. Jessica Eye KO (head kick) 2 0:26 Lightweight Tony Ferguson def. Donald Cerrone TKO (doctor stoppage) 2 5:00 Bantamweight Petr Yan def. Jimmie Rivera Decision (unanimous)

MMA Freak May 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 (4/30/19) 1) Amanda Nunes (1) 2) Valentina Shevchenko (2) 3) Cristiane Venacio (3) 4) Jessica Andrade (N/A) 5) Rose Namajunas (4) 6) Holly Holm (5) 7) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6) 8)

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