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Around the world of MMA: February 15 – 17

Reviews UFC 234: Whittaker vs. Gastelum The UFC hosted an event at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, February 10th (11th USA time) and that was broadcast on PPV: Middleweight Israel Adesanya def. Anderson Silva Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Lando Vannata def. Marcos Rosa Mariano Submission (kimura) 1 4:55 Bantamweight Ricky Simon def. Rani Yahya Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-25) 3 5:00 Women’s

MMA Freak January 2019 Rankings

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (12/28/19) 1) Jon Jones (N/A) 2) Daniel Cormier (1) 3) Henry Cejudo (8) 4) Amanda Nunes (4) 5) TJ Dillashaw (2) 6) Cristiane Justino (3) 7) Tyron Woodley (5) 8)

Around the world of MMA: UFC 229 Brawl

Reviews UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, October 6th on pay-per-view: Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) def. Conor McGregor Submission (neck crank) 4 3:03 Lightweight Tony Ferguson def. Anthony Pettis TKO (corner stoppage) 2 5:00 Light Heavyweight Dominick Reyes def. Ovince Saint Preux Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Derrick Lewis def. Alexander Volkov KO

Around the world of MMA: May 28th

There was quite a bit happening during the weekend and there will be some fight night action coming this weekend: Reviews Bellator 179: MacDonald vs. Paul Daley Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SSE Arena in London, England on Friday, May 19th broadcast on Spike TV: Welterweight Rory MacDonald def. Paul Daley Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 1:45 Light Heavyweight Linton Vassell def. Liam McGeary Submission (arm-triangle choke) 3 2:28

Around the world of MMA: February 24

Some unfortunate events caused a fight to get cancelled but there were still some good result from this weekend: Review Bellator 172: Thomson vs. Pitbull Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on February 18th broadcast on Spike TV: Lightweight Patricky Freire def. Josh Thomson KO (punch) 2 0:40 Heavyweight Cheick Kongo def. Oli Thompson Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-25, 30-25) 3 5:00 Catchweight (187

Around the world of MMA: February 18th

It was a good pay-per-view last weekend and this weekend there is going to be another MMA fight card happening: Reviews UFC 208: Holm vs. de Randamie The UFC hosted an event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on February 11th broadcast on pay-per-view: Women’s Featherweight Germaine de Randamie def. Holly Holm Decision (unanimous) (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 Middleweight Anderson Silva def. Derek Brunson Decision (unanimous) (29-28,

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 PatrĂ­cio Freire (c) def. Daniel Weichel KO (punch) 2 0:32 Heavyweight Bobby

Bjorn Rebney’s departure from Bellator and the fallout

In the last twenty four hours it has come to light that there has been a major shift in the MMA leadership landscape. Here’s the highlights: Bjorn Rebney’s Bellator Departure Yesterday is was announced that Bellator MMA founder Bjorn Rebney had departed from the organization. In some ways this wasn’t a shock considering some of the tension that had taken place following the Viacom buyout. It was clear that Bellator