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MMA Freak April 2015 Rankings

Due to time constraints, the remaining rankings for this month will be updated in this article. Due to inactivity and suspension the following fighters are ineligible for the pound for pound ranking: Jon Jones, Cain Velasquez, Michael McDonald, TJ Grant, Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort, Rashad Evans and Josh Barnett. Top 10 P4P Rankings (3/27/15) 1) Demetrious Johnson (3) 2) Jose Aldo (2) 3) Ronda Rousey (5) 4) Chris Weidman (4) 5) T.J. Dillashaw

Top 10 MMA middleweights: March 2015

Due to suspension and inactivity Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort are ineligible. 1/4/15 rankings in parenthesis: 1) Chris Weidman (1) After another delay due to injury, Chris Weidman will finally defend his title against Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 this May 23rd on Memorial day weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. 2) Lyoto Machida (2) Lyoto Machida will be continuing his momentum after his C.B. Dollaway win by fighting Luke Rockhold.   3) Luke Rockhold

Top 10 MMA middleweights: December 2014

Note due to inactivity Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort are ineligible. Also note the previous rankings (9/16/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1) Christ Weidman (1) Chris Weidman will be facing Vitor Belfort at UFC 184 in Los Angeles, California at the Staples Center in what’ll be a great match. While Belfort may have been out of action for over a year it’s doubtful that ring rust will be a factor for the man described as a phenom.

Top 10 MMA middleweights: September 2014

Please note the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note the previous rankings (7/25/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Chris Weidman (1) Chris Weidman is expected to defend his title against Vitor Belfort at UFC 181 on December 6th in what will probably be a good fight. The question of whether it will be the same Belfort on TRT though comes to question which may make the fight

Top 10 fights of July 2014

There were some great fights this month and also had some historical significance to it. So with that here we go with the top fights: 10. UFC on Fox : Lawler vs. Brown – Patrick Cummins vs. Kyle Kingsbury Patrick Cummins had a successful first UFC win at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov against Roger Narvaez after his one sided debut loss at the hands of Daniel Cormier. Kyle Kingsbury on the other

Top 10 MMA middleweights: July 2014

Please note the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note that the previous rankings (6/10/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Chris Weidman (1) Chris Weidman successfully defended his UFC Middleweight Championship against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 and will now face Vitor Belfort. This will probably take place sometime in December at either UFC 181 or at UFC 182. This maybe Weidman’s greatest challenge. 2. Vitor Belfort (3) Despite a

UFN 43 & UFN 44 reviewed, plus UFC 175 & TUF 19 Finale previewed

This is literally one UFC double header weekend coupled with another UFC double header weekend. So with that let’s take an in-depth look: UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs. Marquardt Main Event: James Te Huna vs. Nate Marquardt Prediction: Te Huna by strikes. Result: Marquardt by submission. Marquardt made a triumphant return to the middleweight division. Co-main Event: Soa Palelei vs. Jared Rosholt Prediction: Rosholt by decision. Result: Same. The former Oklahoma State wrestler used his

Top 10 MMA middleweights: June 2014

Please note the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note the previous rankings (5/5/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1. Chris Weidman (1) Following successful surgery on his knees, Chris Weidman is now set to defend his title at UFC 175 on July 5th against Lyoto Machida. This match will show how adaptable Weidman is when it comes to different styles because Silva and Machida are very different. 2.

Top 10 MMA middleweights: May 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note previous rankings (4/25/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1. Chris Weidman (1) Surgery on both of Chris Weidman’s knees set back his second title defense against Lyoto Machida from UFC 173 to UFC 175 on July 5th. Considering that it was only minor surgery and he will be returning to a full fight camp