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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 Women’s Rankings January 2019

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 (12/31/18) 1) Amanda Nunes (1) 2) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (2) 3) Valentina Shevchenko (3) 4) Rose Namajunas (4) 5) Holly Holm (5) 6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6) 7) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (7)

Dana White: Looking for a Fight – Season 2 ep. 3

The trio of Dana White, Matt Serra and Din Thomas traveled to San Diego, California. Due to Dana’s Meniere’s disease he isn’t able to participate in the first activity of learning how to do tricks on the trapeze. Serra has some issues with the instructor who is upfront and precise. When the two actually start performing on the trapeze, Din’s leg gets caught in the trapeze wire and as a result he

Around the world of MMA: April 21-22

History was made this last weekend and thing are only going to keep rolling into this coming weekend as well: Reviews Bellator 177: Dantas vs. Higo Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Budapest Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary on Friday, April 14th on Spike: Catchweight (139 lbs) Eduardo Dantas def. Leandro Higo Decision (split) (30-27, 28-29, 30-27) 3 5:00 Featherweight Daniel Weichel def. John Teixeira Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29,

Around the world of MMA: June 11-12

There was ALOT that happened over the weekend and it is best to get right into with two new sections introduced: Reviews UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2 The UFC hosted an event at the Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday, June 4th broadcast on pay-per-view: Middleweight Michael Bisping def. Luke Rockhold (c) KO (punches) 1 3:36 Bantamweight Dominick Cruz (c) def. Urijah Faber Decision (unanimous) (50-45, 50-45, 49-46) 5

Around the world of MMA: June 3-4

It was a good Memorial Day and now there will be a great weekend of fights coming. With that here they are: Reviews ONE Championship: Kingdom of Champions One Championship hosted an event at the Impact Arena in Thailand on Friday, May 27th broadcast on pay-per-view: Strawweight (115-125lbs) Yoshitaka Naito def. Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke (c) Submission (rear-naked choke) 4 4:00 Featherweight (145-155lbs) Marat Gafurov (c) def. Kazunori Yokota Submission (rear-naked

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

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings: January 2016

Note due to inactivity, Barb Honchak is ineligible for the rankings. Also previous rankings are in parenthesis: Top 10 Featherweights (1/2/16) 1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino (1) Cristiane Justino is going on vacation after successfully defending her title against Daria Ibragimova. 2) Marloes “Rumina” Coenen (2) There have been other women’s fights since Marloes Coenen‘s last fight but no word on when she fights next. 3) Julia “The Jewel” Budd (3) 4) Latoya “Black Mamba” Walker

MMA Freak Women’s Combined Rankings: December 2015

Note that due to inactivity Barb Honchak is ineligible for the rankings. Also note previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (12/11/15) 1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino (1) Cristiane Justino is no longer interested in dropping to bantamweight but will be fighting on January 16th. 2) Holly Holm (2) 3) Ronda Rousey (3) 4) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (4) 5) Miesha Tate (5) 6) Claudia Gadelha (6) 7) Michelle Waterson (7) 8) Alexis Davis

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings: November 2015

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and previous ranks are in parenthesis: Top 10 Featherweights (10/3/15) 1) Cris “Cyborg” Justino (1) Will be dropping to 140 pounds for a catch weight fight at Invicta FC 15: Souza vs. Grasso on December 5th and is still interested in eventually fighting Ronda Rousey. Such a super fight would probably happen later in 2016. 2) Marloes “Rumina”