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Around the world of MMA: Kid Yamamoto dies at 41

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Oliynyk The UFC hosts an event at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Moscow, Russia on Sat, September 15th on UFC Fight Pass: Heavyweight Oleksiy Oliynyk def. Mark Hunt Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:26 Light Heavyweight Jan Błachowicz def. Nikita Krylov Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 2:41 Heavyweight Shamil Abdurakhimov def. Andrei Arlovski Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Alexey Kunchenko def. Thiago Alves Decision

MMA Freak August 2018 Rankings

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Please 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 (7/29/18) 1) Daniel Cormier (2) 2) TJ Dillashaw (4) 3) Cristiane Justino (5) 4) Amanda Nunes (6) 5) Georges St-Pierre (7) 6) Henry Cejudo (N/A) 7) Demetrious Johnson (1)

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings August 2018

Fighters serving suspensions related to positive drug tests or inactive for over 12 months is ineligible for rankings: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (7/28/18) 1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (1) 2) Amanda Nunes (2) 3) Valentina Shevchenko (4) 4) Holly Holm (3) 5) Rose Namajunas (5) 6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6) 7) Nicco Montano (7) 8) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (N/A) 9) Seo Hee Ham (9) 10) Ariane Lipski (N/A) Honorable Mentions Julia Budd,

Around the world of MMA: August 25th

Reviews Professional Fighters League 6 The PFL hosted an event at the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Thursday, August 16 on NBCSN: Welterweight Ray Cooper III def. Pavlo Kusch TKO (punches) 1 0:18 Welterweight Magomed Magomedkerimov def. Bojan Veličković Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Women’s Lightweight Kayla Harrison def. Jozette Cotton TKO (punches) 3 1:24 Welterweight Abubakar Nurmagomedov def. Jonatan Westin Decision (unanimous) (30-27,

Top 10 Fights of July 2018

10) Khalil Rountree Jr. defeats Gokhan Saki via technical knockout – UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier To say that Khalil Rountree Jr. shocked people by knocking out Gokhan Saki is an understatement considering the fact that Saki is known for his kickboxing career. However, Rountree proved that he can do exactly that. 9) Daniel Cormier defeats Stipe Miocic via knockout punches victory  – UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier Daniel Cormier made history against Stipe Miocic by becoming

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

MMA Freak July 2018 Rankings

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Please 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 (6/30/18) 1) Demetrious Johnson (tied 1) 2) Daniel Cormier (3) 3) Max Holloway (4) 4) TJ Dillashaw (5) 5) Cristiane Justino (6) 6) Amanda Nunes (7) 7) Georges St-Pierre