Reviews UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, October 6th on pay-per-view: Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) def. Conor McGregor Submission (neck crank) 4 3:03 Lightweight Tony Ferguson def. Anthony Pettis TKO (corner stoppage) 2 5:00 Light Heavyweight Dominick Reyes def. Ovince Saint Preux Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Derrick Lewis def. Alexander Volkov KO
The winner this week is Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, a review of Bellator 206 and a small preview of UFC 229.
Reviews Bellator 206: Mousasi vs. MacDonald Bellator MMA hosts an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, Sept. 29 broadcast on DAZN: Middleweight Gegard Mousasi (c) def. Rory MacDonald TKO (punches and elbows) 2 3:23 Heavyweight Quinton Jackson def. Wanderlei Silva TKO (punches) 2 4:32 Welterweight Douglas Lima def. Andrey Koreshkov Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) 5 3:04 Featherweight Aaron Pico def. Leandro Higo TKO (punches) 1
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 (8/31/18) 1) Daniel Cormier (1) 2) TJ Dillashaw (2) 3) Cristiane Justino (3) 4) Amanda Nunes (4) 5) Georges St-Pierre (5) 6) Tyron Woodley (N/A) 7) Henry Cejudo (6)
Fighters serving suspensions related to positive drug tests or inactive for over 12 months is ineligible for rankings: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (8/30/18) 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,
Reviews UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Anders The UFC hosted an event at the Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday, Sept 22 on Fox Sports 1: Light Heavyweight Thiago Santos def. Eryk Anders TKO (referee stoppage) 3 5:00 Welterweight Alex Oliveira def. Carlo Pedersoli TKO (punches) 1 0:39 Light Heavyweight Antônio Rogério Nogueira def. Sam Alvey TKO (punches) 2 1:00 Catchweight (141.6 lbs) Andre Ewell def. Renan
10) Vinny Magalhares defeats Brandon Halsey via technically knockout – PFL 5: High vs. Schulte Vinny Magalhares is finally breaking out in the Professional Fighter’s League and his win against Bellator MMA and M-1 Global veteran Brandon Halsey. 9) Darrion Caldwell defeats Noat Lahat via knockout victory – Bellator 204: Caldwell vs. Lahat While Noat Lahat may not be an elite level featherweight, he was the first test for Darrion Caldwell in his move up from bantamweight.
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
The next part of the discussion of World Series of Fighting’s transition to the Professional Fighter’s League.
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)