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Around the world of MMA: May 18th

Reviews PFL 12: Harrison vs. Pacheco The Professional Fighters League hosted an event at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, May 9th and was broadcast on ESPN2: Women’s Lightweight Kayla Harrison def. Larissa Pacheco Decision (unanimous) (30-25, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Magomed Magomedkerimov def. John Howard Submission (guillotine choke) 1 4:54 Welterweight Ray Cooper III def. Zane Kamaka Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 4:29 Women’s Lightweight Sarah

Around the world of MMA: May 9-11

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy The UFC hosted an event at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, May 4th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ service: Lightweight Donald Cerrone def. Al Iaquinta Decision (unanimous) (49-45, 49-45, 49-46) 5 5:00 Middleweight Derek Brunson def. Elias Theodorou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Featherweight Shane Burgos def. Cub Swanson Decision (split) (30-27, 27-30, 29-28) 3

7th Annual MMA Freak Awards

This year’s MMA Freak Awards did come out later then originally planned but is now coming out. Like last year, there will be some changes to the format once again: With the exception of the Comeback of the Year category, the awards returns to a top 10 list. The Journalist of the Year category has been dropped this year in favor of bringing back the Comeback of the Year category.

Around the world of MMA: January 5th

Reviews UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 The UFC hosted an event at The Forum in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, December 29th that was broadcast on pay-per-view: Light Heavyweight Jon Jones def. Alexander Gustafsson TKO (punches) 3 2:02 Women’s Featherweight Amanda Nunes def. Cris Cyborg (c) KO (punch) 1 0:51 Welterweight Michael Chiesa def. Carlos Condit Submission (kimura) 2 0:56 Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson def. Ilir Latifi Decision (unanimous)

MMA Freak Hall of Fame: Class of 2018

Another year has come and gone and finally here are this year’s Hall of Fame inductees with the nominee rules: “The Hall of Fame classes are decided by an open ballot which all writers for the site are eligible to cast. Each writer has the power to vote for up to five individuals ranked from lowest (5) to highest (1) with the highest ranks being given priority. The top five

Around the world of MMA: December 29-31

Previews UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 The UFC hosts an event at The Forum in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, December 29th to be broadcast on pay-per-view: Light Heavyweight Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson Women’s Featherweight Cris Cyborg (c) vs. Amanda Nunes Welterweight Carlos Condit vs. Michael Chiesa Light Heavyweight Ilir Latifi vs. Corey Anderson Featherweight Chad Mendes vs. Alexander Volkanovski Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski vs. Walt Harris Women’s Featherweight