Tag "Holly Holm"

The Rowdy Has Fallen…Now What?

The world of sports in general was shocked last night by the upset loss of Ronda Rousey to former boxing champion Holly Holm. It leaves the state of the women’s MMA world in an interesting state as well, similar to when Gina Carano lost back on August 17th, 2009. Where does WMMA go from here? Ronda’s Path There’s no doubt that Rousey is the singular reason why WMMA is even in the UFC. She has

Around the world of MMA: November 12-15

It was another exciting weekend for the UFC and it’ll be the same with this weekend. With that here they all are: Reviews: UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 The UFC hosted an event at the Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil this last Saturday, November 7th: Middleweight Vitor Belfort def. Dan Henderson KO (head kick and punches) 1 2:07 Light Heavyweight Glover Teixeira def. Patrick Cummins TKO

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

Top 10 Women’s P4P Rankings: September 2015

Due to time constraints, all of the women’s MMA rankings categories will be updated as once. Rankings follows: Top 10 Women’s P4P Rankings (6/5/15) 1) Ronda Rousey (1) 2) Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino (2) 3) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8) 4) Miesha Tate (9) 5) Claudia Gadelha (N/A) 6) Barb Honchak (3) 7) Michelle Waterson (6) 8) Alexis Davis (N/A) 9) Marloes Coenen (7) 10) Amanda Nuness (N/A) Contenders: Ayaka Hamasaki, Holly Holm, Sarah

Around the world of MMA: July 15-18

It was a busy weekend in MMA and this week will also be very busy as well. With that here are reviews and previews: Reviews: UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor The pinnacle of UFC International Fight Week took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 11th on PPV: Featherweight Conor McGregor def. Chad Mendes TKO (punches) 2 4:57 Welterweight Robbie Lawler (c) def. Rory MacDonald TKO (punches) 5

Top 10 fights of February & March 2015

In order to catch up with the past months this month’s fights, this top 10 will include both February and April: Top 10 Fights of February 2015 10) Tony Ferguson’s submission of Gleison Tibau – UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano 9) Roan Carneiro’s submission of Mark Munoz – UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano 8) Neil Magney’s submission of Kiichi Kunimoto – UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch 7) Holly Holm’s

My Top 10 Lists of 2013

This was meant to be done shortly after the Best of 2013 series but delays pushed it back until now. Also in a MMA Freak first this list was made by votes from the MMA Forum website. This will probably be the first but not last of these lists. So with that here we go with the lists: 10. Top 10 scariest fighters in MMA This list was meant to