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MMA Freak Hall of Fame: Class of 2018

Another year has come and gone and finally here are this year’s Hall of Fame inductees with the nominee rules: “The Hall of Fame classes are decided by an open ballot which all writers for the site are eligible to cast. Each writer has the power to vote for up to five individuals ranked from lowest (5) to highest (1) with the highest ranks being given priority. The top five

MMA Freak Hall of Fame: Class of 2017

Another year has come and gone and finally here are this year’s Hall of Fame inductees with the nominee rules: “The Hall of Fame classes are decided by an open ballot which all writers for the site are eligible to cast. Each writer has the power to vote for up to ten individuals ranked from lowest (10) to highest (1) with the highest ranks being given priority. The top five

MMA Freak Hall of Fame: Class of 2016

Today is the kickoff of the 5th Annual MMA Freak Awards. This year MMA Freak is collaborating with Fanboy Nation to announce the MMA Freak Hall of Fame Class of 2016. The guidelines for the Hall of Fame are listed as below: “The Hall of Fame classes are decided by an open ballot which all writers for the site are eligible to cast. Each writer has the power to vote

WSOF 28: Play by play analysis

MMA Freak is reporting live from the Next Level Sports Complex in Garden Grove, CA. Follow us @mmafreakout Preliminary Card Results Bantamweight: Mike Kubeska vs. Fard Muhammad R1. Both men come out measuring each other before Muhammad throws some good punches and puts Kubeska against the cage. The two hang on the cage and break away. Sudden punch from Kubeska puts Muhammad on the floor. He recovers however and they

Obituary: Passing of Kevin “The Monster” Randleman

On February 11th the MMA community was informed that Kevin Randleman passed away due to pneumonia related heart failure at the age of 44. Randleman was born on August 10, 1971 and raised in Sandusky, Ohio. After wrestling in high school he joined the Ohio State University Buckeyes where he became a three time NCAA Division I wrestling finalist, winning the tournament twice. Following his wrestling career, Randleman was recruited by Mark Coleman (one

Christmas Special: Top 10 Christmas gifts MMA may give fans for 2016

With Christmas approaching it’s time to go over the annual Top 10 Christmas Gifts that the MMA world can give the fans. Last year’s gift list is here and there were actually a few that were actually game true. Here is this year’s list: 10) Induct Frank Shamrock into the UFC Hall of Fame In all reality this probably won’t happen as long as Dana White is president of the UFC. However,

MMA Freak Hall of Fame: Class of 2015

The 4th Annual MMA Freak Awards officially kicked off with the podcast in which the MMA Freak Hall of Fame Class of 2015 was announced. They will now be put onto paper for those who don’t have the time to watch the hour long podcast. For the sake of procedure, the guile lines on how the MMA Freak Awards are voted on is listed below: “The Hall of Fame classes

Matthew Salzers’ Top 10 Lists of 2014

To say this should’ve been done a WHILE ago, however better late then never. So here are my top 10 lists of 2014: 10) Top 10 Military Vets of 2014 This list was nominated for the Best Article of 2014 in the MMA Freak awards and covered military veteran success. This year’s list included the likes of Bobby Lashley, Randy Couture, Tim Kennedy and Brandon Vera. 9) Top 10 fights of June 2014 There were