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Top 10 Fights of October and November 2015

October was a little on the dull side but last month brought about some great fights. That being said here they are: Top 10 Fights of October 10) Rafael Carvalho’s technical knockout of Brandon Halsey – Bellator 144: Halsey vs. Carrvalho 9) Julian Erosa’s decision of Medhi Beghdad – The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber 8) Saul Rogers’ decision of Billy Quarantillo – The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor

Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters: October 2015

Due to suspensions, Anderson Silva and Jon Jones are ineligible for rankings. Previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 P4P Rankings (8/1/15) 1) Jose Aldo (2) Jose Aldo will face Interim UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor at UFC 194 on December 12th on pay-per-view in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Before then he will become ranks ineligible. 2) Demetrious Johnson (1) Flyweight Champ Demetrious Johnson recently defended his title against John Dodson last month. The next likely opponent

Top 10 MMA light heavyweights: October 2015

Due to suspension, Jon Jones is currently ineligible for the rankings. The previous rankings are in parenthesis: Top 10 Light Heavyweights (9/17/15) 1) Daniel Cormier (1) Daniel Cormier had to fight hard to defend his title against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 in Houston, Texas. With Jon Jones going on probation, a possible rematch may happen or a match with Ryan Bader first. 2) Anthony Johnson (2) Following his first loss in over three years, Anthony Johnson successfully rebounded against Jimi Manuwa. Depending

Around the world of MMA: October 9th

The UFC had another great fight card and UFC Fight Pass became more international. Here are the results and all: Reviews: UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson The UFC hosted an event at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas broadcast on pay-per-view on Saturday, Oct. 3rd: Light Heavyweight Daniel Cormier (c) def. Alexander Gustafsson Decision (split) (47-48, 48-47, 49-46) 5 5:00 Light Heavyweight Ryan Bader def. Rashad Evans Decision (unanimous) (30-27,

Around the world of MMA: October 2-4

It was another good weekend and now another month has passed. With that here are the coming weekend’s events: Review: UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson The UFC returned to the “Land of the Rising Sun” aka Japan with a fight card Saturday night live on Fox Sports 1: Heavyweight Josh Barnett def. Roy Nelson Decision (unanimous) (48-47, 48-47, 50-45) 5 5:00 Middleweight Uriah Hall def. Gegard Mousasi TKO (jumping

Back to school 2015 special: Top 10 most educated fighters of the past year

It’s a little late for back to school lists but none the less this list is being released now. Rankings are based on success: 10) Phil Davis Phil Davis was even in his last two fights with the UFC and while the promotion was interested in resigning him, he chose to go to Bellator MMA instead. Just yesterday won the Bellator: Dynamite 1 Light Heavyweight Tournament. Davis is a graduate of Pennsylvania

Top 10 MMA light heavyweights: September 2015

Due to inactivity and suspension, Jon Jones and Rashad Evans are ineligible. Previous ranks are in parenthesis: Top 10 Light Heavyweights (6/1/15) 1) Daniel Cormier (1) Daniel Cormier will be defending his title against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 on October 3rd in Houston, Texas at the Toyota Center. There were attempts to match the two up for a number one contender spot. 2) Anthony Johnson (2) Following his title loss to Daniel Cormier, Anthony Johnson just got a

Around the world of MMA: September 9-12

Last weekend was another weekend for MMA though this weekend will be an active one for minor MMA. Here it is: Reviews: UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson 2 The UFC returned to Las Vegas for another PPV at the MGM Grand Garden Arena this last Saturday, September 5th: Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) def. John Dodson Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 49-46, 50-45) 5 5:00 Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski def. Frank Mir Decision (unanimous)

MMA Freak May 2015 Rankings

Due to time constraints all of the MMA Freak rankings will be updated at once. Due to inactivity and suspension the following fighters are ineligible: Jon Jones, Cain Velasquez, Anderson Silva, Rashad Evans, Josh Barnett, Ali Bagautinov, Michael McDonald, TJ Grant, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Hector Lombard, Nick Diaz Top 10 P4P Rankings (5/3/15) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) 2) Jose Aldo (2) 3) Ronda Rousey (3) 4) Chris Weidman (4) 5) T.J. Dillashaw (5) 6) Robbie Lawler

Around the world of MMA: May 30-31

It’s hard to top a fight card like the one that happened last weekend but here’s what’s coming up for this weekend: Reviews: UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier This has probably been the best fight card of the year and it certainly delivered despite several injuries and set backs: Light Heavyweight Daniel Cormier def. Anthony Johnson Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 2:39 Middleweight Chris Weidman (c) def. Vitor Belfort TKO (punches)