Tag "Anthony Pettis"

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

MMA Freak February 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 (1/31/19) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Daniel Cormier (2)3) Henry Cejudo (3)4) Amanda Nunes (4)5) TJ Dillashaw (5)6) Cristiane Justino (6)7) Tyron Woodley (7)8) Max Holloway (8)9) Khabib Nurmagomedov (9)10) Ryan

MMA Freak January 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 (12/28/19) 1) Jon Jones (N/A) 2) Daniel Cormier (1) 3) Henry Cejudo (8) 4) Amanda Nunes (4) 5) TJ Dillashaw (2) 6) Cristiane Justino (3) 7) Tyron Woodley (5) 8)

Top 10 Fights of October & November 2018

October 2018 10) Benson Henderson defeated Saad Awad via decision – Bellator 208 9) Fedor Emelianenko defeated Chael Sonnen via TKO – Bellator 208 8) Macy Chiasson TKOs Larissa Pacheco – The Ultimate Fighter 28 7) Cheick Kongo defeated Timothy Johnson via knockout – Bellator 208 6) Sergei Kharintov defeated Roy Nelson via knockout – Bellator 207 5) Aspen Ladd defeated Tonya Evinger via TKO victory – UFC 229 Aspen

Around the world of MMA: UFC 229 Brawl

Reviews UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, October 6th on pay-per-view: Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) def. Conor McGregor Submission (neck crank) 4 3:03 Lightweight Tony Ferguson def. Anthony Pettis TKO (corner stoppage) 2 5:00 Light Heavyweight Dominick Reyes def. Ovince Saint Preux Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Derrick Lewis def. Alexander Volkov KO

Around the world of MMA: UFC 229 this weekend

Reviews Bellator 206: Mousasi vs. MacDonald Bellator MMA hosts an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, Sept. 29 broadcast on DAZN: Middleweight Gegard Mousasi (c) def. Rory MacDonald TKO (punches and elbows) 2 3:23 Heavyweight Quinton Jackson def. Wanderlei Silva TKO (punches) 2 4:32 Welterweight Douglas Lima def. Andrey Koreshkov Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) 5 3:04 Featherweight Aaron Pico def. Leandro Higo TKO (punches) 1

How the new weight classes will change MMA

Last year the Association of Boxing Commissions passed a 10 point plan to controlling weight cutting including adding four new weight classes towards the middle and upper range of weight classes in MMA. The new weight classes are geared towards making it easier for fighters to make weight and make lower risks along with the other rules in the 10 point plan that are going into affect. The UFC has pledged

Around the world of MMA: July 13-17

Reviews UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on Saturday, July 7 broadcast on pay-per-view: Heavyweight Daniel Cormier def. Stipe Miocic (c) KO (punches) 1 4:33 Heavyweight Derrick Lewis def. Francis Ngannou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Mike Perry def. Paul Felder Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00 Lightweight Anthony Pettis def. Michael Chiesa Submission (triangle

Around the world of MMA: July 5-10

Reviews Bellator 201: Macfarlane vs. Lara BMMA hosted an event at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, CA on June 29th on Paramount Network: Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (c) def. Alejandra Lara Submission (armbar) 3 3:55 Lightweight Saad Awad def. Ryan Couture TKO (punches) 1 4:29 Women’s Flyweight Valérie Létourneau def. Kristina Williams Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Juan Archuleta def. Robbie Peralta KO (punches) 3