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Around the world of MMA: November 3-5

Things in MMA are finally ramping up after a few weeks off. With that here are the previews of the upcoming events: Previews K-1 World GP 2016 Featherweight Championship Tournament K-1 is hosting an event at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan on Thursday, November 3 on AmebaTV: Featherweight tournament final Sanny Dahlbeck vs. Yasuhiro Kido Yuta Kubo vs. Keita Makihira Yasuomi Soda vs. Fawad Seddiqi Featherweight tournament semifinal

Around the world of MMA: July 13-16

It was a big week for the UFC and MMA in general and the events will effect the industry in the future. Here they are: Reviews UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes UFC hosted the final Zuffa era event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, July 9th on PPV: Women’s Bantamweight Amanda Nunes def. Miesha Tate (c) Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 3:16 Heavyweight Brock Lesnar def. Mark

Around the world of MMA: July 5-10

The past few weeks have been pretty quiet when it comes to MMA but this week is going to be a very busy one: Previews UFC International Fight Week 2016 The third year that International Fight Week has taken place from July 5-10 with various events taking place throughout the week from the IMMAF World Championships to the UFC Fan Expo to various tournaments. The week will wrap up with the UFC

Around the World of MMA: November 19th-22nd

This last weekend brought about probably one of the most shocking upsets in the history of MMA. Here they are: Reviews: UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm The UFC hosted a record breaking event at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia on November 15th on PPV: Women’s Bantamweight Holly Holm def. Ronda Rousey (c) KO (head kick and punches) 2 0:59 Women’s Strawweight Joanna Jędrzejczyk (c) def. Valérie Létourneau Decision (unanimous)

Halloween 2015 Special: Top 10 scariest fighters in MMA (redux)

Halloween was last night but that doesn’t mean a list can’t be compiled the day after for the event. At the suggestion of fellow writer Edson Valenzuela, the top 10 scariest fighters list of 2013 will be rebooted based on input from various fans, readers, writers and colleagues. The list will be compiled based on a combination of skill and looks: 10) “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey UFC Women’s Bantamweight Ronda Rousey has certainly gained much

Hispanic Heritage Month 2014 Special: Top 10 Hispanics of the past year

Technically National Hispanic Heritage Month is over but that doesn’t mean that the Hispanic fighters in MMA can’t still be honored. This list will have all the major Hispanics in MMA that have had success on the main stage. With that here we go with the top 10 of the past year: 10) Yair Rodriguez Yair Rodriguez is a member of the inaugural task of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America for Team Mexico.

Breaking down Diego Sanchez

Dan Hardy hasn’t fought inside the Octagon since being diagnosed with heart Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome in 2012, but the former welterweight contender recently announced plans to make his long awaited comeback in 2015 and suggested Diego Sanchez is right at the top of his wish list: “[Diego’s] always kind of irritated me, I like Diego, I respect him and I forgive him for his strangeness, but in my opinion he’s kind