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Around the world of MMA: November 4-7

This weekend was a little quiet but there are quite a few events going on this week. With that here are the events: Santa Ana College vs. Mount San Antonio College The Santa Ana College Dons Wrestling Team host Mt. SAC College in a wrestling duel covered by MMA Freak 11/4. Bellator 145: With a Vengeance  Bellator MMA hosts an event at the Scottrade Center in Saint Louis, Missouri on

Back to school 2015 special: Top 10 most educated fighters of the past year

It’s a little late for back to school lists but none the less this list is being released now. Rankings are based on success: 10) Phil Davis Phil Davis was even in his last two fights with the UFC and while the promotion was interested in resigning him, he chose to go to Bellator MMA instead. Just yesterday won the Bellator: Dynamite 1 Light Heavyweight Tournament. Davis is a graduate of Pennsylvania

Around the world of MMA: June 26-27

We had another record setting weekend and will have another great weekend of fights coming up. Here they are: Reviews: Bellator 138: Unfinished Business Bellator had another record setting fight card on Friday, June 19th on Spike TV at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis: Catchweight (232 lbs) Kimbo Slice def. Ken Shamrock TKO (punches) 1 2:22 Featherweight Patrício Freire (c) def. Daniel Weichel KO (punch) 2 0:32 Heavyweight Bobby

Around the world of MMA: June 19-20

Last weekend had some shockers but this weekend will bring a long awaited bout and some testers. Here they are: Reviews: UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum The UFC had a successful return to Mexico City, Mexico for a pay-per-view card that certainly delivered with battles: Heavyweight Fabrício Werdum (ic) def. Cain Velasquez (c) Submission (guillotine choke) 3 2:13 Lightweight Eddie Alvarez def. Gilbert Melendez Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3

Around the world of MMA: March 12-14

It was an off weekend for MMA but the start of the four year college wrestling championship season. Here they are: Reviews: 2015 NJCAA Wrestling Championships The NJCAA Wrestling Championship Tournament took place February 27-28th with host Iowa Central taking the team title. The NJCAA tournament has produced MMA notables like champ Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson. 2015 NAIA Wrestling Championships Grand View University won its fourth straight NAIA National Championship at the

Bellator MMA Season Eleven in Review

The final season of Bellator MMA was a good one under the leadership of Scott Coker and it looks like Bellator maybe a legitimate promotion. Several changes were implemented for this final season which could be seen as a transitional period. However, they seem to be making a difference for the better which is why Coker was hired. The changes can be looked upon in three basic categories along the way with

Veterans Day 2014 special: Top 10 Military Vets of the Past Year

It is Veteran’s Day and today we honor those who have served our country in order to defend it. Last year I honored our vets with a list of the Top 10 Military Veterans in MMA and I would like to honor our veterans again this year. This time as with some of the lists I am listing the top 10 veterans of the past year. The criteria will be any

Bellator MMA Season 11 Preview

Season eleven of Bellator will be starting this coming Friday, September 5th with Bellator 123 located at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. This season will certainly be significant for the promotion due to the various changes that will be implemented. In essence this is a period of transition for the promotion which will see it be revamped into something probably resembling something like Strikeforce. Then there are also