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Bellator 136: Play by play analysis

MMA Freak is reporting live from the Bren Events Center at UC Irvine in Irvine, California. Follow on twitter @mmafreakout. Preliminary Card Results Featherweight: John Teixeira vs. Fabricio Guerreiro R1. Both men measure each other. Teixeira cuts Guerreiro off at the cage and takes the center. The two circle around the cage. Teixeira throws a brief flurry but Guerreiro recovers. Teixeira throws another few shots that affect Guerreiro but not

Around the world of MMA: April 10-11

The UFC heads on over to Europe this weekend but there are still a few events stateside. First though, the reviews: Reviews: UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas The UFC had a good fight card at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia on Saturday, April 4th on Fox Sports 1: Featherweight Chad Mendes def. Ricardo Lamas TKO (punches) 1 2:45 Lightweight Al Iaquinta def. Jorge Masvidal Decision (split) (29-28, 27-30,

Around the world of MMA: March 27-28

There was a little bit of controversy and some comedy on the college wrestling circuit. With that here they are: Reviews:  2015 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships The NCAA Championships brought some exciting matches and history made. Past wrestlers in the NCAA Division I Tournament include Josh Koscheck, Johny Hendricks, Mark Kerr, Randy Couture and others. UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare This fight card has some controversy bringing about a question

Around the world of MMA: March 6th

The UFC gets sometime off but of course this last weekend was all about the women. With that here are the reviews: Reviews: Invicta FC 11: Cyborg vs. Tweet Invicta FC promised a night packed full of exciting fights and they certainly delivered with women aiming high: Featherweight Brazil Cristiane Justino (c) def. Canada Charmaine Tweet TKO (punches) 1 0:46 Strawweight Mexico Alexa Grasso def. Japan Mizuki Inoue Decision (unanimous)

Around the world of MMA: February 27-28

So this last weekend saw some rebounds and a record amount of upsets as well. With that here are the reviews and previews of the next week: Reviews: UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir The UFC dared to go head to head with several popular programs on a Sunday night such as the Emmy’s and The Walking Dead, February 22: Heavyweight Frank Mir def. Antônio Silva KO (punches and elbows) 1 1:40

Around the world of MMA: February 12-14

It was a weekend off from major MMA but we get back into it this week with three events over three days. With that here we go over reviews: Reviews: Santa Ana College State Wrestling Championship Results The SAC Dons competed in the CCCAA State Championships in wrestling on December 12-13th of last year and took 5th. Seven competed: -133 Ronald Collister Placed 6th -149 Joachim Collister Placed 4th -157

Best of 2014 series: Top 10 MMA upsets of the year

2014 was an interesting year when it came to upsets. While the greatest of all time was not upset, there was certainly an upset this year that was comparable. Looking back things could have gone a completely different way. Please note that TUF exhibition matches are eligible for this category. Again these matches were voted on by the writers here at MMA Freak and because of the varied opinions, there

Around the world of MMA: January 23-24

There was an exciting weekend of fights and now we will see some great fights in the UFC this coming weekend. With that here they are: Reviews: Bellator 132: Pitbull vs. Straus 2 Featherweight Patricio Freire (c) def. Daniel Straus Submission (rear-naked choke) 4 4:49 Featherweight Georgi Karakhanyan def. Bubba Jenkins Technical Submission (guillotine choke) 1 1:49 Light Heavyweight Virgil Zwicker def. Houston Alexander Decision (split) (29-28, 27-30, 29-28) 3

Around the world of MMA: January 16-18

We had a week off in terms of major MMA but we are back to reviewing and previewing the more major shows going on this weekend: Reviews: UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier Light Heavyweight Jon Jones (c) def. Daniel Cormier Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) 5 5:00 Lightweight Donald Cerrone def. Myles Jury Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Middleweight Brad Tavares def. Nate Marquardt Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27,