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Top 10 MMA Featherweights: June 2016

The MMA Freak rankings to be determined by an open ballot on the mmaforum.com. Previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA Featherweights (4/28/16) 1) Conor McGregor (1)  Conor McGregor still has nothing scheduled but the rumor mill is stating that he will still face Nate Diaz. This would probably take place later in the summer because of schedules with all of the other champions and events. 2) Jose Aldo (2) For the time

MMA Freak April 2016 Rankings

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 P4P Fighters (3/7/16) 1) Jon Jones (N/A) – Certainly looked like he was working off ring rust but won at UFC 197 just the same. 2) Demetrious Johnson (1) 3) Robbie Lawler (2) 4) Rafael dos Anjos (3) 5) Daniel Cormier (4) 6) Fabricio Werdum (5) 7) Luke Rockhold

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)

Black History Month 2016 Special: Top 10 Black American Fighters of the Past Year

Normally this list is compiled around Martin Luther King day but due delays it was done for black history month. Note that the list is compiled based on the records of the fighters listed over the past year who are African American: 10) Quinton “Rampage” Jackson Earned one win in the UFC against Fabio Maldonado but will now be returning to Bellator to fulfill his contract. 9) Bobby Lashley Bobby Lashley gained two

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

Around the world of MMA: November 4-7

This weekend was a little quiet but there are quite a few events going on this week. With that here are the events: Santa Ana College vs. Mount San Antonio College The Santa Ana College Dons Wrestling Team host Mt. SAC College in a wrestling duel covered by MMA Freak 11/4. Bellator 145: With a Vengeance  Bellator MMA hosts an event at the Scottrade Center in Saint Louis, Missouri on

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

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