Tag "Asian MMA"

Around the world of MMA: Angela Magana wakes from coma

MMA News Former UFC fighter Angela Magana recently came out of a two day coma following surgery on a herniated disc. She most recently fought in Rizin Fighting Federation last August and has qualified to represent Puerto Rico in Olympic wrestling. Reviews UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 The UFC hosted an event at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, April 13th and was broadcast on pay-per-view

MMA Freak February 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 (1/31/19) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (2)3) Valentina Shevchenko (3)4) Rose Namajunas (4)5) Holly Holm (5)6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6)7) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (7) 8) Seo Hee Ham (8) 9) Julia Budd

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)

Around the world of MMA: December 29-31

Previews UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 The UFC hosts an event at The Forum in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, December 29th to be broadcast on pay-per-view: Light Heavyweight Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson Women’s Featherweight Cris Cyborg (c) vs. Amanda Nunes Welterweight Carlos Condit vs. Michael Chiesa Light Heavyweight Ilir Latifi vs. Corey Anderson Featherweight Chad Mendes vs. Alexander Volkanovski Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski vs. Walt Harris Women’s Featherweight

Around the world of MMA: November 3rd

MMA News On October 27th it was reported by various news outlets such as that a historic “trade” was being negotiated between the UFC and the Asian One Championship promotion. The fighters traded were Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson from the UFC for One Championship’s Ben Askren. Johnson recently lost the UFC Flyweight Championship to Henry Cejudo at UFC 227 on August 4th while Askren last defended the One Welterweight Championship on November 24th of last year against

Around the world of MMA: September 29-30

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Anders The UFC hosted an event at the Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday, Sept 22 on Fox Sports 1: Light Heavyweight Thiago Santos def. Eryk Anders TKO (referee stoppage) 3 5:00 Welterweight Alex Oliveira def. Carlo Pedersoli TKO (punches) 1 0:39 Light Heavyweight Antônio Rogério Nogueira def. Sam Alvey TKO (punches) 2 1:00 Catchweight (141.6 lbs) Andre Ewell def. Renan

Around the world of MMA: August 16-17

Reviews Rizin 12 – Nagoya Rizin FF hosted an event at the Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium in Nagoya, Japan on Sunday, August 12th on FITE TV: Lightweight 70 kg Brazil Luiz Gustavo def. Japan Yusuke Yachi KO (Punch) 2 7:32 Bantamweight 61 kg Japan Yuki Motoya def. Japan Kazuma Sone Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2 9:31 Welterweight 77 kg Japan Kiichi Kunimoto def. Japan Ryuichiro Sumimura Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 1 4:59 Featherweight

Around the world of MMA: August 11-12

Reviews Professional Fighters League 5 The PFL hosted an event at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, Aug 2 broadcast on NBCSN: Lightweight Natan Schulte def. Jason High Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:18 Light Heavyweight Vinny Magalhaes def. Brandon Halsey TKO (punches) 1 1:34 Lightweight Will Brooks def. Robert Watley Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Maxim Grishin def. Rakim Cleveland Submission (rear-naked