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Top 10 Women’s P4P fighters: September 2014

Due to inactivity Carla Esparza, Cristiane Justino, Marloes Coenen, and Jessica Penne are ineligible. Last ranks in parenthesis: 1) Ronda Rousey (1) Ronda Rousey‘s next opponent has now been determined to be Cat Zingano who returned to action in come from behind fashion. However, the match may not take place at UFC 182 as originally planned if Zingano can’t get cleared before he medical suspension ends. 2) Michelle Waterson (N/A) “The Karete Hottie” Michelle Waterson successfully defended her

What Invicta FC’s deal with UFC Fight Pass has in store

On July 10, it was announced that Invicta Fighting Championships and the UFC Fight Pass network had reached a deal to broadcast Invicta events on the Fight Pass network. This was significant because it is the first time that the UFC has shown a willingness to help promote an organization’s events that weren’t Zuffa owned. However, this is not surprising considering that since the UFC added a women’s division, it

MMA Freak Women’s Weight Class Rankings: August 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and the previous rankings on 7/1/14 are in parenthesis: Featherweights 1. Cris “Cyborg” Justino (1) – Invicta Fighting Championships Featherweight Champion: Dropping to bantamweight December. 2. Marloes Coenen (2) – Former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion: Probably returning to action in the fall or winter 3. Julia Budd (3) – Currently on a four fight winning streak and one

MMA Freak Women’s Weight Class Rankings: June 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and that the previous rankings on 5/1/14 are in parenthesis: Featherweights 1. Cris “Cyborg” Justino (1) – Invicta Fighting Championships Featherweight Champion: Keeps saying she will drop to bantamweight soon. 2. Marloes Coenen (2) – Former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion: Should go whichever weight Cristiane Justino doesn’t. 3. Julia Budd (3) 4. Pannie Kianzad (5) 5. Faith Van Duin

Top 10 Women’s P4P fighters: June 2014

Please note that due to inactivity Cat Zingano, Carla Esparza, and Michelle Waterson are all ineligible for the rankings. Also note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and that the previous rankings (5/1/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1. Ronda Rousey (1) Ronda Rousey is set to defend her UFC Bantamweight Championship against upcoming opponent Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on July 5th where we will see if Davis is indeed

Comparing Ronda Rousey to the Diaz brothers

Ronda Rousey and the Diaz brothers are probably some of the most controversial athletes in the MMA industry, if not some of the most popular. Their antics are somewhat comparable in that they all act out at times and also have a tendency to talk before they can think. However, there are some fundamental differences between the Diaz’s and Rousey despite the fact that they are often associated with each

Top 10 Women’s P4P fighters: April 2014

  Please note that for the inaugural MMA Freak women’s pound for pound rankings Cat Zingano and Carla Esparza are both ineligible due to inactivity. Also note that the rankings were voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers: 1. Ronda Rousey (9-0) This should be no surprise considering that “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey recently proved that her striking has improved significantly as of late. We will now get to

MMA Freak Women’s Weight Class Rankings: April 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and that this is the inaugural women’s weight class rankings: Featherweights 1. Cris “Cyborg” Justino- Invicta Fighting Championships Featherweight Champion: Will be trying for a cut to bantamweight sometime soon. 2. Marloes Coenen- Should go the weight class that Justino doesn’t, whether that means dropping to bantamweight or not. 3. Julia Budd- Should Justino stay