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Around the world of MMA: December 14-15

Reviews UFC 231: Holloway vs. Ortega The UFC hosted an event at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, December 8th on PPV: Featherweight Max Holloway (c) def. Brian Ortega TKO (doctor stoppage) 4 5:00 Women’s Flyweight Valentina Shevchenko def. Joanna Jędrzejczyk Decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) 5 5:00 Welterweight Gunnar Nelson def. Alex Oliveira Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 4:17 Featherweight Hakeem Dawodu def. Kyle Bochniak Decision (split) (28-29,

Around the world of MMA: December 7-8

Reviews UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Tuivasa The UFC hosted an event at the Adelaide Entertainment Center in Adelaide, Australia on Dec. 1st on Fox Sports 1: Heavyweight Junior dos Santos def. Tai Tuivasa TKO (punches) 2 2:30 Light Heavyweight Maurício Rua def. Tyson Pedro TKO (punches) 3 0:43 Heavyweight Justin Willis def. Mark Hunt Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Welterweight Anthony Rocco Martin def. Jake Matthews

MMA Freak November 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 (10/31/18) 1) Daniel Cormier (1) 2) TJ Dillashaw (2) 3) Cristiane Justino (3) 4) Amanda Nunes (4) 5) Tyron Woodley (6) 6) Henry Cejudo (7) 7) Demetrious Johnson (8)

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings November 2018

Fighters serving suspensions related to positive drug tests or inactive for over 12 months are ineligible for rankings: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (10/30/18) 1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (1) 2) Amanda Nunes (2)  3) Valentina Shevchenko (3) 4) Holly Holm (4) 5) Rose Namajunas (5) 6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6) 7) Nicco Montano (7)  8) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8) 9) Seo Hee Ham (9) 10) Ariane Lipski (10) Honorable Mentions Julia Budd,

Around the world of MMA: November 30 – December 1

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Ngannou 2 The UFC hosted an event at the Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China on Sunday, Nov. 24th broadcast on UFC Fight Pass: Heavyweight Francis Ngannou def. Curtis Blaydes TKO (punches) 1 0:45 Heavyweight Alistair Overeem def. Sergey Pavlovich TKO (punches) 1 4:21 Bantamweight Yadong Song def. Vince Morales Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Li Jingliang def. David Zawada TKO (body

Around the world of MMA: Liddell vs Ortiz 3

Reviews Bellator 209: Pitbull vs. Sanchez Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel on Nov 16 on Paramount Network: Featherweight Patrício Freire (c) def. Emmanuel Sanchez Decision (unanimous) (48-46, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 Welterweight Ryan Couture def. Haim Gozali Decision (unanimous) (29-27, 30-27, 30-26) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Vadim Nemkov def. Phil Davis Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00 Women’s Featherweight Olga

Around the world of MMA: November 16-17

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Rodríguez The UFC hosted an event at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, USA on Saturday, November 10th on Fox Sports 1: Featherweight Yair Rodríguez def. Chan Sung Jung KO (elbow) 5 4:59 Welterweight Donald Cerrone def. Mike Perry Submission (armbar) 1 4:46 Catchweight (138 lbs) Germaine de Randamie def. Raquel Pennington Decision (una) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Beneil Dariush def.

MMA Freak October 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 (9/30/18) 1) Daniel Cormier (1) 2) TJ Dillashaw (2) 3) Cristiane Justino (3) 4) Amanda Nunes (4) 5) Georges St-Pierre (5) 6) Tyron Woodley (6) 7) Henry Cejudo (7)

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings October 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 (9/29/18) 1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (1) 2) Amanda Nunes (2)  3) Valentina Shevchenko (3) 4) Holly Holm (4) 5) Rose Namajunas (5) 6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6) 7) Nicco Montano (7)  8) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8) 9) Seo Hee Ham (9) 10) Ariane Lipski (10) Honorable Mentions Julia Budd,