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MMA Freak Women’s Rankings March 2020

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. Also note that fighters are only eligible for one weight class unless they are champions in multiple divisions in which case exceptions are made: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (2/28/20) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina

Around the world of MMA: March 13-14

Reviews Phoenix Series 3 Invicta Fighting Championship hosted their Phoenix Series tournament at the Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas on March 6th on UFC Fight Pass: Bantamweight Julija Stoliarenko def. Lisa Verzosa Decision (split) (46-49, 48-46, 49-46) 5 5:00 Bantamweight Taneisha Tennant def. Taylor Guardado Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Strawweight Kay Hansen def. Liana Pirosin Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) 3 5:00 Bantamweight Taneisha Tennant def.

Around the world of MMA: March 6-7

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo The UFC hosted an event at the Chartway Arena in Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday, February 29th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online network: Catchweight (127.5 lbs) Deiveson Figueiredo def. Joseph Benavidez TKO (punches) 2 1:54 Women’s Featherweight Felicia Spencer def. Zarah Fairn dos Santos TKO (elbows and punches) 1 3:37 Light Heavyweight Magomed Ankalaev def. Ion Cuțelaba TKO (head kicks and punches)

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings February 2020

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. Also note that fighters are only eligible for one weight class unless they are champions in multiple divisions in which case exceptions are made: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (1/30/20) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina

8th Annual MMA Freak Awards (2019)

As does almost seem tradition, the MMA Freak Awards are coming out later then expected, though not as late this year. There will be another round of format changes this year: The Comeback of the Year category is once again being dropped in favor of bringing back the Article of the Year category. It should also be noted that in addition to the staff here at MMA Freak, votes were

Around the world of MMA: February 15th

Reviews ONE Championship: Warrior’s Code ONE Championship hosted an event at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on Friday, February 7th broadcast on the online ONE Super app: ONE Muay Thai Featherweight Championship Phetmorakot Petchyindee Academy def. Pongsiri PK. Saenchaimuaythaigym Decision (Unan) 5 3:00 Middleweight 93 kg Netherlands Reiner de Ridder def. Brazil Leandro Ataides Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00 Lightweight 77 kg Moldova Iuri Lapicus def. Russia Marat Gafurov Submission

Around the world of MMA: February 7-8

Reviews Legacy Fighting Alliance 81: Emmers vs. Barosa Legacy Fighting Alliance hosted an event at the Costa Mesa Hall at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa, California on Jan 31 on UFC Fight Pass: Featherweight Jamall Emmers def. Rafael Barosa Submission (arm-triangle choke) 3 2:39 Catchweight (160) Jacob Rosales def. Salaiman Ahmadyar Dec (una) 3 5:00 Welterweight Christian Aguilera def. Gláucio Eliziário Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00 Women’s

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings January 2020

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 Women’s P4P Fighters (12/31/19) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina Shevchenko (2)3) Cristiane Venacio (3)4) Zhang Weili (4)5) Tatiana Suarez (5) 6) Rose Namajunas (N/A) 7) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6)8) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (7) 9) Kayla