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Around the world of MMA: July 20-23

Reviews Bellator 224: Budd vs. Rubin Bellator MMA hosted an event at the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma on Friday, July 12th that broadcast on the Paramount Network: Women’s Featherweight Julia Budd (c) def. Olga Rubin TKO (body kick and punches) 1 2:14 Catchweight (190 lbs.) Rafael Carvalho def. Chidi Njokuani Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Women’s Flyweight Juliana Velasquez def. Kristina Williams TKO (punches) 2 4:03

Around the world of MMA: July 11-16

Reviews UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada as the culmination of UFC International Fight Week. The event was hosted on Saturday, July 6th and was broadcast on pay-per-view and on ESPN: Light Heavyweight Jon Jones (c) def. Thiago Santos Decision (split) (48-47, 48-47, 47-48) 5 5:00 Women’s Bantamweight Amanda Nunes (c) def. Holly Holm TKO (head kick and punches)

MMA Freak June 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 (5/31/19) 1) Amanda Nunes (1) 2) Valentina Shevchenko (2) 3) Cristiane Venacio (3) 4) Jessica Andrade (4) 5) Tatiana Suarez (N/A) 6) Rose Namajunas (5) 7) Holly Holm (6) 8)

MMA Freak June 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 (5/31/19) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Daniel Cormier (2)3) Henry Cejudo (3)4) Amanda Nunes (4)5) Khabib Nurmagomedov (5)6) Valentina Shevchenko (6)7) Kamaru Usman (7)8) Israel Adesanya (8)9) Dustin Poirier (9)10) Max

Around the world of MMA: June 18-22

Reviews Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie Bellator MMA will be hosting an event at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on Friday, June 14th to be broadcast on DAZN online: Welterweight Rory MacDonald (c) def. Neiman Gracie Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 Light Heavyweight Lyoto Machida def. Chael Sonnen TKO (flying knee and punches) 2 0:22 Catchweight (175 lbs.) Dillon Danis def. Max Humphrey Submission

Around the world of MMA: June 14-15

Reviews UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes The UFC hosted an event at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, June 8th which was broadcast on ESPN+ pay-per-view: Bantamweight Henry Cejudo def. Marlon Moraes TKO (punches) 3 4:51 Women’s Flyweight Valentina Shevchenko (c) def. Jessica Eye KO (head kick) 2 0:26 Lightweight Tony Ferguson def. Donald Cerrone TKO (doctor stoppage) 2 5:00 Bantamweight Petr Yan def. Jimmie Rivera Decision (unanimous)