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Around the world of MMA: November 14-16

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Zabit vs. Kattar The UFC hosted an event at the CSKA Arena in Moscow, Russia that was broadcast on Saturday, November 9th which aired on the ESPN+ service: Featherweight Zabit Magomedsharipov def. Calvin Kattar Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Alexander Volkov def. Greg Hardy Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Danny Roberts def. Zelim Imadaev KO (punch) 2 4:54 Light Heavyweight

Around the world of MMA: November 8th

Reviews UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz The UFC hosted an event at the Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on Saturday, November 2nd broadcast on ESPN+ pay-per-view: Welterweight Jorge Masvidal def. Nate Diaz TKO (doctor stoppage) 3 5:00 Middleweight Darren Till def. Kelvin Gastelum Decision (split) (27–30, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Stephen Thompson def. Vicente Luque Decision (unanimous) (30–26, 30–26, 29–27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Derrick Lewis

MMA Freak October 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 (9/29/19) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Henry Cejudo (2)3) Amanda Nunes (3)4) Khabib Nurmagomedov (4)5) Valentina Shevchenko (5)6) Kamaru Usman (6)7) Israel Adesanya (7)8) Max Holloway (8)9) Stipe Miocic (9)10) Daniel Cormier

MMA Freak October 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 (9/27/19) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina Shevchenko (2)3) Cristiane Venacio (3)4) Zhang Weili (4)5) Tatiana Suarez (5)6) Rose Namajunas (6)7) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (7)8) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (9)9) Seo Hee Ham (9)10)

Top 10 Fights of September 2019

10) Norbert Novenyi decisions Will Fleury – Bellator Dublin/Bellator 227 This was a slower paced fight but it had it’s moments and showcased these two up and coming European based fighters. 9) Kiefer Crosbie decisions Hugo Pereira – Bellator Dublin/Bellator 227 The fight between Keifer Crosbie and Hugo Pereira was a bit closer but was still on the slower side. 8) Emmanuel Sanchez defeats Tywan Claxton by sub – Bellator

Around the world of MMA: October 25-26

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Reyes vs. Weidman The UFC hosted an event at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on Friday, October 18th that was broadcast on the ESPN2 television network: Light Heavyweight Dominick Reyes def. Chris Weidman KO (punches) 1 1:43 Featherweight Yair Rodríguez def. Jeremy Stephens Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Greg Hardy vs. Ben Sosoli No Contest (overturned) 3 5:00 Lightweight Joe Lauzon def.