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MMA Freak December 2015 Rankings

This month the ranks are here and the following fighters are ineligible due to inactivity and suspension: Anderson Silva, Barb Honchak, Michael McDonald, Dominick Cruz, Brian Bowles, Mike Easton, Raphael Assuncao, Khabib Nurmagomedov, TJ Grant, Gilbert Melendez, Chan Sung Jung, Tim Kennedy Top 10 P4P Fighters (12/11/15) 1) Jon Jones (1) – Will probably challenge Daniel Cormier for the title he never technically lost in early 2016. 2) Demetrious Johnson (2) – Doesn’t have a

MMA Freak November 2015 Rankings

Due to time constraints the remaining rankings will now be listed. Also due to inactivity and suspension the following fighters are ineligible: Anderson Silva, Jose Aldo, Barb Honchak, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Chan Sung Jung, Gilbert Melendez, Nick Diaz, TJ Grant, Hector Lombard and Michael McDonald. Top 10 P4P Fighters (10/20/15) 1) Jon Jones (N/A) – Jon Jones was recently reinstated by the UFC and will fight Daniel Cormier in 2016. 2) Demetrious Johnson (2) 3) Chris Weidman

Top 10 MMA Lightweights: November 2015

Due to inactivity and suspension Khabib Nurmagomedov, TJ Grant and Gilbert Melendez are ineligible: Top 10 Lightweights (9/7/15) 1) Rafael dos Anjos (1) Rafael dos Anjos will be defending his title against Donald Cerrone at UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs. Cerrone on December 19th. This will be a rematch between the two from UFC Fight Night 27 where dos Anjos came out on top. 2) Anthony Pettis (2) Former UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis will fight for the first time

Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters: October 2015

Due to suspensions, Anderson Silva and Jon Jones are ineligible for rankings. Previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 P4P Rankings (8/1/15) 1) Jose Aldo (2) Jose Aldo will face Interim UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor at UFC 194 on December 12th on pay-per-view in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Before then he will become ranks ineligible. 2) Demetrious Johnson (1) Flyweight Champ Demetrious Johnson recently defended his title against John Dodson last month. The next likely opponent

Hispanic American Heritage Month 2015 Special: Top 10 Hispanics of the past year

Once again it is Latin American Heritage month when in America this month is taken to celebrate the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the culture. As is traditional at MMA Freak, this special list is to recognize the most successful Hispanic fighters of the past year in terms of total fights in the year. With that here they are: 10) Fernando Gonzalez Fernando Gonzalez fought twice this last year and though

MMA Freak June 2015 Ranks (FW, LW, MW & HW)

Due to time constraints, the following divisions will be updated at once. The following fighters are ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity, suspension or retirement: Anderson Silva, Josh Barnett, TJ Grant, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Chan Sung Jung, Gilbert Melendez, Mark Munoz Top 10 Featherweights (6/1/15) 1) Jose Aldo (1) – A rib injury forced him out of his title defense against Conor McGregor unfortunately. 2) Chad Mendes (2) 3) Frankie Edgar

Father’s Day 2015 Special: Top 10 Father’s in MMA of the past year

It’s that day of year again when father’s are honored. For the occasion the top 10 father’s of MMA will be honored:   10) Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson  Kimbo Slice returned to MMA for the first time in five years against Ken Shamrock to support his six children. 9) Carlos Condit After more then a year off because of a knee injury, Carlos Condit made a successful return against Thiago Alves. One can only hope that

Top 10 MMA P4P Rankings: June 2015

Due to suspensions, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva are ineligible. The previous rankings are in parenthesis: 1) Jose Aldo (2) UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo will finally engage in a grudge match with Conor McGregor at UFC 189 where he finally get the opportunity to shut the Irish trash talker up. July 11th will show in Las Vegas what happens. 2) Demetrious Johnson (1) Demetrious Johnson will supposedly be fighting sometime in September; the date and opponents are

MMA Freak May 2015 Rankings

Due to time constraints all of the MMA Freak rankings will be updated at once. Due to inactivity and suspension the following fighters are ineligible: Jon Jones, Cain Velasquez, Anderson Silva, Rashad Evans, Josh Barnett, Ali Bagautinov, Michael McDonald, TJ Grant, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Hector Lombard, Nick Diaz Top 10 P4P Rankings (5/3/15) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) 2) Jose Aldo (2) 3) Ronda Rousey (3) 4) Chris Weidman (4) 5) T.J. Dillashaw (5) 6) Robbie Lawler