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Around the world of MMA: February 15 – 17

Reviews UFC 234: Whittaker vs. Gastelum The UFC hosted an event at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, February 10th (11th USA time) and that was broadcast on PPV: Middleweight Israel Adesanya def. Anderson Silva Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Lando Vannata def. Marcos Rosa Mariano Submission (kimura) 1 4:55 Bantamweight Ricky Simon def. Rani Yahya Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-25) 3 5:00 Women’s

MMA Freak January 2019 Rankings

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (12/28/19) 1) Jon Jones (N/A) 2) Daniel Cormier (1) 3) Henry Cejudo (8) 4) Amanda Nunes (4) 5) TJ Dillashaw (2) 6) Cristiane Justino (3) 7) Tyron Woodley (5) 8)

Around the world of MMA: November 30 – December 1

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Ngannou 2 The UFC hosted an event at the Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China on Sunday, Nov. 24th broadcast on UFC Fight Pass: Heavyweight Francis Ngannou def. Curtis Blaydes TKO (punches) 1 0:45 Heavyweight Alistair Overeem def. Sergey Pavlovich TKO (punches) 1 4:21 Bantamweight Yadong Song def. Vince Morales Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Li Jingliang def. David Zawada TKO (body

Around the world of MMA: Liddell vs Ortiz 3

Reviews Bellator 209: Pitbull vs. Sanchez Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel on Nov 16 on Paramount Network: Featherweight Patrício Freire (c) def. Emmanuel Sanchez Decision (unanimous) (48-46, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 Welterweight Ryan Couture def. Haim Gozali Decision (unanimous) (29-27, 30-27, 30-26) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Vadim Nemkov def. Phil Davis Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00 Women’s Featherweight Olga

Around the world of MMA: July 13-17

Reviews UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on Saturday, July 7 broadcast on pay-per-view: Heavyweight Daniel Cormier def. Stipe Miocic (c) KO (punches) 1 4:33 Heavyweight Derrick Lewis def. Francis Ngannou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Mike Perry def. Paul Felder Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00 Lightweight Anthony Pettis def. Michael Chiesa Submission (triangle

Around the world of MMA: July 5-10

Reviews Bellator 201: Macfarlane vs. Lara BMMA hosted an event at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, CA on June 29th on Paramount Network: Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (c) def. Alejandra Lara Submission (armbar) 3 3:55 Lightweight Saad Awad def. Ryan Couture TKO (punches) 1 4:29 Women’s Flyweight Valérie Létourneau def. Kristina Williams Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Juan Archuleta def. Robbie Peralta KO (punches) 3

6th Annual MMA Freak Awards

There have been several set backs over the past three months but the MMA Freak Awards are finally being released. In the past the awards have been listed in a top 10 format however, this year and possibly this year only, the awards will simply have a winner of the category with some possible honorable mentions. Eight of the nine categories from last year will be return with one new

Top 10 Fights of January 2018

The new year started out with many fights that could be knockouts of the year both on the elite and rising levels: 10) Abdul Razak Alhassan defeated Sabah Homosi via knockout – UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou One of two Performance of the Night winners for UFC 220, this is just the first of many knockouts for this month. 9) Gian Villante defeats Francimar Barroso via split decision victory – UFC 220:

Around the world of MMA: January 26-27

There were two good events this weekend as it was the UFC and Bellator competing for viewer numbers: Reviews Bellator 192: Rampage vs. Sonnen Bellator MMA hosted an event at The Forum in Inglewood, CA on Saturday, January 20 on the Paramount Network: Heavyweight Chael Sonnen def. Quinton Jackson Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Welterweight Rory MacDonald def. Douglas Lima (c) Decision (unanimous) (48-47, 49-45, 49-46) 5 5:00