Tag "Gracie"

Around the world of MMA: October 17-18

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Joanna vs. Waterson The UFC hosted an event at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida on Saturday, October 12th that was broadcast on the online ESPN+ service: Women’s Strawweight Joanna Jędrzejczyk def. Michelle Waterson Decision (unanimous) (50–45, 50–45, 49–46) 5 5:00 Featherweight Cub Swanson def. Kron Gracie Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Niko Price def. James Vick KO (upkick) 1 1:44 Women’s Strawweight

Around the world of MMA: October 11-12

Reviews UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya The UFC hosted an event at the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, October 6th Australian time (5th US) on the ESPN+ pay-per-view: Middleweight Israel Adesanya (ic) def. Robert Whittaker (c) KO (punches) 2 3:33 Lightweight Dan Hooker def. Al Iaquinta Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–26) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Sergey Spivak def. Tai Tuivasa Technical Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 3:14 Welterweight Dhiego Lima

Around the world of MMA: August 30-31

Reviews Bellator 225: Mitrione vs. Kharitonov 2 Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut on Saturday, August 24th broadcast on Paramount Network: Heavyweight Sergei Kharitonov def. Matt Mitrione TKO (knee and punches) 2 1:24 Heavyweight Vitaly Minakov def. Timothy Johnson KO (punches) 1 1:45 Women’s Flyweight Alejandra Lara def. Taylor Turner TKO (punches) 1 3:44 Catchweight (175 lbs.) Yaroslav Amosov def. David Rickels Submission

Top 10 Fights of April, May, June & July 2019

April 2019 10) Dwight Grant defeated Alan Jouban – UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 9) Khalil Rountree Jr. defeated Eryk Anders decision victory – UFC 236 8) Gaston Bolanos defeats Nathan Stolen via knockout – Bellator 220 7) Glover Teixeira submits Ion Cuțelaba – UFC Fight Night 150 6) Sergei Pavlovich knocked out Marcelo Golm – UFC Fight Night 149 5) Jim Miller defeats Jason Gonzalez via sub –

MMA Freak June 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 (5/31/19) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Daniel Cormier (2)3) Henry Cejudo (3)4) Amanda Nunes (4)5) Khabib Nurmagomedov (5)6) Valentina Shevchenko (6)7) Kamaru Usman (7)8) Israel Adesanya (8)9) Dustin Poirier (9)10) Max

Around the world of MMA: June 18-22

Reviews Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie Bellator MMA will be hosting an event at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on Friday, June 14th to be broadcast on DAZN online: Welterweight Rory MacDonald (c) def. Neiman Gracie Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 Light Heavyweight Lyoto Machida def. Chael Sonnen TKO (flying knee and punches) 2 0:22 Catchweight (175 lbs.) Dillon Danis def. Max Humphrey Submission

Around the world of MMA: June 14-15

Reviews UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes The UFC hosted an event at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, June 8th which was broadcast on ESPN+ pay-per-view: Bantamweight Henry Cejudo def. Marlon Moraes TKO (punches) 3 4:51 Women’s Flyweight Valentina Shevchenko (c) def. Jessica Eye KO (head kick) 2 0:26 Lightweight Tony Ferguson def. Donald Cerrone TKO (doctor stoppage) 2 5:00 Bantamweight Petr Yan def. Jimmie Rivera Decision (unanimous)