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Black History Month 2017 Special: Top 10 Black American Fighters of the Past Year

Note that the list is compiled based on the records of the fighters listed over the past year who are African American: 10) Bobby Lashley Bobby Lashley fought Josh Appelt and finished him at Bellator 162 on October 21st in Memphis, Tennessee. It is currently unknown when Lashley will fight next and against whom it will be though a title fight maybe coming soon. 9) Quinton Jackson After over a year off, Quinton Jackson fought

Around the world of MMA: October 28

There are still somethings that are slow in MMA right now but fights are still going. With that here are the fights: Reviews Glory 34: Denver Glory Kickboxing hosted an event at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado on Oct. 21st broadcast on ESPN3: Welterweight Championship Netherlands Nieky Holzken (c) def. Netherlands Murthel Groenhart Decision (unanimous) 5 3:00 Middleweight Contender Tournament Final New Zealand Israel Adesanya def. Netherlands Yousri Belgaroui

Around the world of MMA: October 21

It’s a slow time in MMA considering it’s around Halloween time. Here are the upcoming fights for this weekend: Previews Glory 34: Denver Kickboxing promotion Glory hosts an event at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado on Oct. 21 on ESPN 3: Welterweight Championship Netherlands Nieky Holzken (c) vs. Netherlands Murthel Groenhart Middleweight Contender Tournament Final TBD vs. TBD Middleweight United States Dustin Jacoby vs. Canada Simon Marcus Middleweight Contender

Back to school 2016 special: Top 10 educated fighters of the past year

It’s back to school for everyone and as a result it’s time for the back to school list here at MMA Freak. The following list is based on education level and record from the past year. That said here are the top educated fighters: 10) Ayaka Hamasaki Invicta FC Atomweight Champion Ayaka Hamasaki returned to action in March and beat Amber Brown. 9) Cain Velasquez Cain Velasquez was a part of the historic UFC

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)

Black History Month 2016 Special: Top 10 Black American Fighters of the Past Year

Normally this list is compiled around Martin Luther King day but due delays it was done for black history month. Note that the list is compiled based on the records of the fighters listed over the past year who are African American: 10) Quinton “Rampage” Jackson Earned one win in the UFC against Fabio Maldonado but will now be returning to Bellator to fulfill his contract. 9) Bobby Lashley Bobby Lashley gained two

Veterans Day 2015 Special: Top 10 Military Vets of the Past Year

Today is Veteran’s Day and this month is Veterans Appreciation Month here in the United States of America. This day and this month in general America honors those who have made the sacrifice to serve the country in protecting it and making it one of the safest nations in the world. In honor of the occasion as was the case last year, MMA Freak has compiled a list of US

Matthew Salzers’ Top 10 Lists of 2014

To say this should’ve been done a WHILE ago, however better late then never. So here are my top 10 lists of 2014: 10) Top 10 Military Vets of 2014 This list was nominated for the Best Article of 2014 in the MMA Freak awards and covered military veteran success. This year’s list included the likes of Bobby Lashley, Randy Couture, Tim Kennedy and Brandon Vera. 9) Top 10 fights of June 2014 There were