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Around the world of MMA: March 4-5

There was a fight night with a surprising win and now another busy weekend in MMA is approaching. Here they are: Reviews: UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bipsing The UFC hosted an event at the The O2 Arena in London, England broadcast on UFC Fight Pass on February 27th: Middleweight Michael Bisping def. Anderson Silva Decision (unanimous) (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 Middleweight Gegard Mousasi def. Thales Leites Decision (unanimous)

4th Annual MMA Freak Awards: Top 10 Upsets of 2015

2015 was one of the most tumultuous years when it came to upsets and title turnovers. Both of the women’s championships changed hands and five of the eight men’s championships changed hands. The writers of MMA Freak have submitted their votes on what the top 10 upsets of the year were. Because of the varied opinions some of the fights submitted didn’t make it onto the list but are listed

Around the world of MMA: December 4-5

Last week was a great time of getting together and this week will be sometime off for the UFC. Here’s the rest of it: Reviews: UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Masvidal On Saturday, November 28th the UFC hosted it’s first event in South Korea at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena online: Welterweight Benson Henderson def. Jorge Masvidal Decision (split) (47-48, 48-47, 49-46) 5 5:00 Welterweight Dong Hyun Kim def. Dominic Waters

Around the world of MMA: November 28th

Despite the holidays coming around there is still activity going on in the MMA world. With that here they are: Reviews: World Series of Fighting 25: Lightweight Tournament On Friday, November 20th WSOF hosted a one night eight man tournament in Phoenix, Arizona on NBCSN: Lightweight Jason High def. Estevan Payan KO (head kick and punches) 2 0:47 Lightweight Final Brian Foster def. Joáo Zeferino KO (punches) 2 4:51 Lightweight

Top 10 MMA Lightweights: November 2015

Due to inactivity and suspension Khabib Nurmagomedov, TJ Grant and Gilbert Melendez are ineligible: Top 10 Lightweights (9/7/15) 1) Rafael dos Anjos (1) Rafael dos Anjos will be defending his title against Donald Cerrone at UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs. Cerrone on December 19th. This will be a rematch between the two from UFC Fight Night 27 where dos Anjos came out on top. 2) Anthony Pettis (2) Former UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis will fight for the first time

The Ultimate Fighter 22: episode 1 – Europe vs. United States

The show starts out with Dana White talking about the background of Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber coaching teams representing Europe and the United States respectively. From the outlook there is a casual animosity between the two coaches which only entertains White, but in the meantime both coaches are entertained by the matches. The preliminary round will consist of 32 fighters who must compete and win in order to get into the house for their respective

MMA Freak August 2015 Rankings

Due to time constraints, the following divisions will be updated at once. The following fighters are ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity or suspension: Anderson Silva, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Chan Sung Jung, Gilbert Melendez, Nick Diaz, TJ Grant, George Roop, Brian Bowles, and Michael McDonald. Top 10 Bantamweights (6/1/15) 1) T.J. Dillashaw (1) 2) Renan Barao (2) 3) Dominick Cruz (3) 4) Raphael Assuncao (4) 5) Urijah Faber (5) 6) Bibiano

Top 10 fights of February & March 2015

In order to catch up with the past months this month’s fights, this top 10 will include both February and April: Top 10 Fights of February 2015 10) Tony Ferguson’s submission of Gleison Tibau – UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano 9) Roan Carneiro’s submission of Mark Munoz – UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano 8) Neil Magney’s submission of Kiichi Kunimoto – UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch 7) Holly Holm’s