It was a big week for the UFC and MMA in general and the events will effect the industry in the future. Here they are: Reviews UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes UFC hosted the final Zuffa era event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, July 9th on PPV: Women’s Bantamweight Amanda Nunes def. Miesha Tate (c) Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 3:16 Heavyweight Brock Lesnar def. Mark
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The past few weeks have been pretty quiet when it comes to MMA but this week is going to be a very busy one: Previews UFC International Fight Week 2016 The third year that International Fight Week has taken place from July 5-10 with various events taking place throughout the week from the IMMAF World Championships to the UFC Fan Expo to various tournaments. The week will wrap up with the UFC
Matthew and Edson talk about UFC 196, Bellator 149, Ronda Rousey, the last of the MMA Freak Awards, remembering Kevin Randleman, and several other topics in this episode of the Freakcast.
In order to conclude the 4th Annual MMA Freak Awards the final categories are listed in this article. Here they are: Top 10 Moments of 2015 Honorable Mentions: UFC Fight Night Glasgow Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman The mainstream rise of Paige VanZant Demetrious Johnson’s last second submission Jon Jones reinstatement into the UFC UFC uniforms enforced “Stitch” Duran leaves the UFC UFC Fight Pass programming expansion Bellator sets cable
After two straight weeks of MMA there is going to be a bit of a break in major MMA. Here are minor events though: Reviews: Legacy Fighting Championship 51 Texas based Legacy FC hosted an event in Hinckley, Minnesota on Friday, February 5th broadcast on AXS TV: Manny Vazquez WIN 8 – 1 – 0 (Win – Loss – Draw) Ricardo ‘Carcacinha’ Lucas Ramos LOSS 8 – 1 – 0
Note due to inactivity, Barb Honchak is ineligible for the rankings. Also previous rankings are in parenthesis: Top 10 Featherweights (1/2/16) 1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino (1) Cristiane Justino is going on vacation after successfully defending her title against Daria Ibragimova. 2) Marloes “Rumina” Coenen (2) There have been other women’s fights since Marloes Coenen‘s last fight but no word on when she fights next. 3) Julia “The Jewel” Budd (3) 4) Latoya “Black Mamba” Walker
Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and previous ranks are in parenthesis: Top 10 Featherweights (10/3/15) 1) Cris “Cyborg” Justino (1) Will be dropping to 140 pounds for a catch weight fight at Invicta FC 15: Souza vs. Grasso on December 5th and is still interested in eventually fighting Ronda Rousey. Such a super fight would probably happen later in 2016. 2) Marloes “Rumina”
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
Due to time constraints, all of the women’s MMA rankings categories will be updated as once. Rankings follows: Top 10 Women’s P4P Rankings (6/5/15) 1) Ronda Rousey (1) 2) Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino (2) 3) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8) 4) Miesha Tate (9) 5) Claudia Gadelha (N/A) 6) Barb Honchak (3) 7) Michelle Waterson (6) 8) Alexis Davis (N/A) 9) Marloes Coenen (7) 10) Amanda Nuness (N/A) Contenders: Ayaka Hamasaki, Holly Holm, Sarah
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