Tag "Joanne Calderwood"

Around the world of MMA: August 25th

Reviews Professional Fighters League 6 The PFL hosted an event at the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Thursday, August 16 on NBCSN: Welterweight Ray Cooper III def. Pavlo Kusch TKO (punches) 1 0:18 Welterweight Magomed Magomedkerimov def. Bojan Veličković Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Women’s Lightweight Kayla Harrison def. Jozette Cotton TKO (punches) 3 1:24 Welterweight Abubakar Nurmagomedov def. Jonatan Westin Decision (unanimous) (30-27,

Around the world of MMA: July 18-22

This last weekend was a good night of fights and there will be a few this coming weekend that will be equally good: Reviews UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio The UFC hosted an event at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland on Sunday, July 17th broadcast on Fox Sports 1: Welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio def. Gunnar Nelson KO (punches) 1 1:22 Catchweight (118 lbs) Cynthia Calvillo def. Joanne Calderwood Decision

Around the world of MMA: July 11-16

UFC International Fight Week was a good week with Hall of Fame inductions and several fights that delivered: Reviews UFC 213: Romero vs. Whittaker The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on Saturday, July 8th on pay-per-view: Middleweight Robert Whittaker def. Yoel Romero Decision (unanimous) (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 Heavyweight Alistair Overeem def. Fabrício Werdum Decision (majority) (28-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Curtis

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings January 2017

Due to time constraints the MMA Freak January 2017 Women’s Rankings are compiled in one article for viewing: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (12/31/16) 1) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (1) 2) Amanda Nunes (2) – Defeated Ronda Rousey in even more dominant fashion then Holly Holm did. 3) Ronda Rousey (3) – It is unknown of the Roudy one will ever fight again or what she will do in the future. 4) Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino (4) 5)

Top 10 Fights of September 2016

Last month was another fight with good fights and bad fights but none the less here are the best. Some are obvious: 10) Nik Lentz wins by technically knocking out Michael McBride – UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem In addition to winning against Michael McBride, Nik Lentz also gets twenty percent of his fight purse pay. 9) Adam Antolin submits Damacio Page – The Ultimate Fighter: Team Benavidez vs. Team Cejudo Adam

Around the world of MMA: September 16-17

The continued UFC saturation streams over from last weekend into this coming weekend. That said here they are: Reviews Glory 33: New Jersey Glory hosted an event at the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, New Jersey on September 9th on UFC Fight Pass: For the Heavyweight Championship Netherlands Rico Verhoeven (c) def. Brazil Anderson Silva TKO (3 knockdowns) 2 2:57 Featherweight Contender Tournament Final Canada Matt Embree def. Georgia

Around the world of MMA: September 10th

It’s all UFC this week and from last week. Needless to say everything is going down this and last weekend: Reviews UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Barnett The UFC hosted an event at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany on September 3rd on UFC Fight Pass: Heavyweight Josh Barnett def. Andrei Arlovski Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 2:53 Light Heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson def. Jan Błachowicz Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3

Jojo Calderwood set to face Jessica Andrade at UFC203

Joanne Calderwood’s destruction of top ranked Valerie Letourneau at UFC Fight Night 89 back in June was easily the finest performance of her UFC career to date, and rightly shot the Kilmarnock fighter back into the strawweight division’s top 10. Joanne is desperate to build on that momentum as soon as possible and the UFC have moved quick to grant Calderwood’s wishes by matching the popular Scot with Brazillian Jessica Andrade

Around the world of MMA: June 24th

It was a busy weekend when it comes to MMA but this weekend will be a little bit of a break. Here are the results: Reviews Bellator 156: Galvao vs. Dantas Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, CA on Friday, June 17th broadcast on Spike TV: Bantamweight Eduardo Dantas def. Marcos Galvao (c) Decision (unanimous) (50-45, 50-44, 50-43) 5 5:00 Welterweight Chidi Njokuani def.

Valarie Leourneau & Joanne Calderwood talk to Tom Heffernan ahead of UFC Fight Night 89

UFC FightNight 89 takes place on Saturday night at the TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Canada and sees Joanne Calderwood square off against Canada’s Valarie Letourneau in a specially commissioned flyweight (125-pounds) contest. Letourneau’s last fight was a five-round battle with Polish superstar Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the strwawweight title, but despite losing a unanimous decision, Valarie impressed with a resilient toe-to-toe performance against the former six-time Muay Thai world champion.  Calderwood