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Top 10 MMA Featherweights: March 2016

Please due to inactivity Chan Sung Jung is ineligible for the rankings. Also previous rankings are in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA Featherweights (1/14/16) 1) Conor McGregor (1)  Conor McGregor will be moving back down to featherweight after his loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 196. However, he is still hoping that a title defense will earn him a title shot at lightweight, but his loss to a top lightweight questions it. 2) Jose Aldo (2)

4th Annual MMA Freak Awards: Remaining Categories

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

MMA Freak Freakcast #15

There were some technical difficulties but Matthew and Edson talked about various topics including UFC 196, Invicta FC 15 and the upcoming UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Bader.

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

There were a few good matches in which one fighter were dominating and the other was able to mount a comeback to take the match. The efforts of these fights are recognized by MMA Freak in the category for these finishes. The writers votes for the Top 10 Comebacks of 2015 are in and they are as follows: Top 10 Comebacks of 2015 10) Valdir Araujo‘s win against Steve Carl during The Ultimate Fighter:

Top 10 MMA Featherweights: January 2016

Please due to inactivity Chan Sung Jung is ineligible for the rankings. Also previous rankings are in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA Featherweights (12/30/15) 1) Conor McGregor (1)  Conor McGregor will be trying to make history at UFC 197 by challenging Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC Lightweight Championship. The only other fighter to attempt becoming a two division champion is BJ Penn. 2) Jose Aldo (2) With a recent loss, Jose Aldo is in a tough position considering

Top 10 Fights of December 2015

It maybe 2016 but there were still fights last month and they should be reviewed just the same. Here they are: 10) Gabrielle Garcia’s TKO over Seini Draughn – Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix: Izo no mai Gabrielle Garcia made her MMA debut against the pro wrestler known as Lei’D Tapa on New Years Eve. 9) Yoel Romero’s split decision victory over Ronaldo Souza – UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor In a close

MMA Freak November 2015 Rankings

Due to time constraints the remaining rankings will now be listed. Also due to inactivity and suspension the following fighters are ineligible: Anderson Silva, Jose Aldo, Barb Honchak, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Chan Sung Jung, Gilbert Melendez, Nick Diaz, TJ Grant, Hector Lombard and Michael McDonald. Top 10 P4P Fighters (10/20/15) 1) Jon Jones (N/A) – Jon Jones was recently reinstated by the UFC and will fight Daniel Cormier in 2016. 2) Demetrious Johnson (2) 3) Chris Weidman

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

Around the world of MMA: July 15-18

It was a busy weekend in MMA and this week will also be very busy as well. With that here are reviews and previews: Reviews: UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor The pinnacle of UFC International Fight Week took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 11th on PPV: Featherweight Conor McGregor def. Chad Mendes TKO (punches) 2 4:57 Welterweight Robbie Lawler (c) def. Rory MacDonald TKO (punches) 5

MMA Freak June 2015 Ranks (FW, LW, MW & HW)

Due to time constraints, the following divisions will be updated at once. The following fighters are ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity, suspension or retirement: Anderson Silva, Josh Barnett, TJ Grant, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Chan Sung Jung, Gilbert Melendez, Mark Munoz Top 10 Featherweights (6/1/15) 1) Jose Aldo (1) – A rib injury forced him out of his title defense against Conor McGregor unfortunately. 2) Chad Mendes (2) 3) Frankie Edgar