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Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters: March 2016

Please note that due to inactivity Jon Jones and Anthony Pettis are ineligible for the rankings this month: Top 10 P4P Fighters (2/4/16) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) Demetrious Johnson is now officially set to face Henry Cejudo at UFC 197 next month in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Olympic gold medalist might in face be Johnson’s greatest challenge at the present considering their skill levels. 2) Robbie Lawler (2) There is no news as to when Robbie Lawler will most

MMA Freak February 2016 Rankings

The following weight classes were active last month. Also due to inactivity the following fighters are ineligible: Brian Bowles, Mike Easton, Raphael Assuncao, Khabib Nurmagomedov, TJ Grant, Gilbert Melendez, Anthony Pettis, Nick Diaz, Rousimar Palhares, Hector Lombard, Rick Story, Tyron Woodley Top 10 MMA Flyweights (1/14/16) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) – Demetrious Johnson will defend his title against Henry Cejudo at UFC 197. 2) John Dodson (2) 3) Joseph Benavidez (3) 4) Henry Cejudo

Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters: February 2016

Note that due to inactivity Anderson Silva and Jon Jones are both ineligible for the rankings this month: Top 10 P4P Fighters (12/30/15) 1) Demetrious Johnson (2) Demetrious Johnson will supposedly be facing Henry Cejudo next but a date, event and venue are not set. This could be Johnson’s greatest challenge to date considering Cejudo is an Olympic Gold Medalist in freestyle wrestling. 2) Robbie Lawler (4) After Robbie Lawler‘s Fight of the Night performance against Carlos Condit there’s no set opponent for

Around the world of MMA: January 22-23

Two major events took place this weekend and MMA Freak was able to cover one of the events. Here they all are: Reviews: Invicta FC 15: Cyborg vs. Ibragimova Invicta FC hosted their first event at the OC Fair Grounds in Costa Mesa on Jan. 16th which MMA Freak covered: Featherweight Brazil Cristiane Justino (c) def. Russia Daria Ibragimova KO (punches) 1 4:58 Strawweight Brazil Livia Renata Souza (c) def.

Around the world of MMA: January 15-17

It was a calm weekend when it came to major MMA but things now light up with some exciting fights. Here they are: Reviews: CFFC 55: Lentz vs. Algeo Cage Fury Fighting Championships opened their 2016 with a two day event, the second on Jan 9 being pro fights: Katlyn Chookagian WIN vs Isabelly Varela Decision (Unanimous) Plinio Cruz WIN vs Joe ‘Bazooka’ Stripling Decision (Unanimous) Bassil Hafez WIN vs

Top 10 MMA Bantamweights: November 2015 & Ted Czech Speaks Up

Due to inactivity Dominick Cruz, Johnny Eduardo, Brian Bowles, Michael McDonald, Mike Easton and Raphael Assuncao are all ineligible for the rankings. Also note the rankings are voted on by a panel of writers: Top 10 Bantamweights (10/1/15) 1) T.J. Dillashaw (1) UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw is preparing for his UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz title defense against Dominick Cruz. This fight will be an unofficial lineal unification title fight for the championship. 2) Renan Barao (2)

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

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

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.

Top 10 fights of September 2014

There were a number of good fight cards this month which also included the launch of The Ultimate Fighter season 20. With that here we go: 10) The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America – Marlon Vera vs. Enrique Briones At this point Team Mexico won all four bouts. Team Latin America was in desperate need of a win. Thus came Marlon Vera, a man on a mission against Enrique Briones both of whom were