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Around the world of MMA: July 22-23

There is quite a bit going on in MMA and in the world in general. So there will be no time wasted in getting it done: Reviews UFC Fight Night: McDonald vs. Lineker The UFC hosted an event at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, SD on July 13th on Fox Sports 1: Bantamweight John Lineker def. Michael McDonald KO (punches) 1 2:43 Lightweight Tony Ferguson def. Lando

4th Annual MMA Freak Awards: Remaining Categories

In order to conclude the 4th Annual MMA Freak Awards the final categories are listed in this article. Here they are: Top 10 Moments of 2015 Honorable Mentions: UFC Fight Night Glasgow Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman The mainstream rise of Paige VanZant Demetrious Johnson’s last second submission Jon Jones reinstatement into the UFC UFC uniforms enforced “Stitch” Duran leaves the UFC UFC Fight Pass programming expansion Bellator sets cable

Top 10 fights of April 2015

April had many fights that set into motion several future match-ups in MMA. So with that here are the best of them: 10) Tony Johnson vs. Alexander Volkov – Bellator 136 This fight had a surprising result because Alexander Volkov is such a dangerous fighter but upsets happen. 9) Marcin Held vs. Alexander Srnavskiy – Bellator 136 A fight that may have earned Marcin Held a title shot against Will Brooks with his dangerous submissions.

Mother’s Day 2015 Special: Top 10 Mothers of the Past Year

It’s Mother’s Day and today we celebrate those women who have undergone the task of giving birth to children. To commemorate the occasion, MMA Freak is releasing the top 10 mothers of the past year. The rankings criteria will be the records of the fighters in the past year and head to head competition as well. Now here are the best mothers: 10) Jessica Rakoczy Jessica Rakoczy recently returned from over

Best of 2014 series: Top 10 MMA upsets of the year

2014 was an interesting year when it came to upsets. While the greatest of all time was not upset, there was certainly an upset this year that was comparable. Looking back things could have gone a completely different way. Please note that TUF exhibition matches are eligible for this category. Again these matches were voted on by the writers here at MMA Freak and because of the varied opinions, there

Reviewing The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned

This season of The Ultimate Fighter had a lot of hype surrounding it and without a doubt it delivered. There was also drama that went about every which way and only helped the ratings of the show. Overall the show also had a very unique spin to it as well as it was meant to crown a new champion and as a result featured many veterans of the sport. It will be

The Ultimate Fighter 20: episode 12 – It’s About to Get Real

The episode opens with Carla Esparza, Jessica Penne, and Felice Herrig in their shared bed room talking and bonding despite the fact that Esparza and Penne will be fighting. Next day at practice head coach Anthony Pettis and the rest of the coaching staff wonder how the practice arrangements should be done. Pettis makes the comment that Esparza and Penne probably don’t care about the arrangements due to their close friendship. During practice the respective fighters

The Ultimate Fighter 20: episode 11 – Best Job in the World

Before their fight Carla Esparza still expresses her belief that it was unfair for Tecia Torres to get a second chance in the show. Torres than talks about how she and Esparza were supposed to face each other. After Torres defeated Felice Herrig in their final match in Invicta FC, Esparza walked into the cage and called her out for their next match. She also talks about how she was expecting this fight to take place

The Ultimate Fighter 20: episode 9 – Don’t Talk to Me

The episode opens up with Team Melendez deciding to party in celebration of backing up their sole quarterfinalist in Rose Namajunas and start to get a little on the rowdy side. During a sleepover, Tecia Torres is bothered by their loud behavior and moves rooms. The next day she trades rooms with Angela Magana and rooms with Heather Jo Clark. Then Team Pettis discusses the coaching situation and decides to split the team into morning and evening teams

The Ultimate Fighter 20: episode 8 – Scrapettes

The episode opens up with the members of Team Melendez deemed the “Scrapettes” meeting and discussing how to move former Team Melendez member Tecia Torres and Heather Jo Clark into the room with Lisa Ellis. Emily Kagan is chosen as the messenger. In the meantime, both teams go to “The Pond” at the Green Valley Ranch Resort to relax. When the Scrapettes leave, Clark and Ellis bring up the moving rooms question up to Torres who