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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)

Around the world of MMA: January 25-26

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw The UFC hosted its’ first ESPN partnership event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday, January 19th that broadcast on ESPN+: Flyweight Henry Cejudo (c) def. T.J. Dillashaw TKO (punches) 1 0:32 Heavyweight Allen Crowder def. Greg Hardy DQ (illegal knee) 2 2:28 Lightweight Gregor Gillespie def. Yancy Medeiros TKO (punches) 2 4:59 Flyweight Joseph Benavidez def. Dustin Ortiz Decision

Around the world of MMA: January 18-19

Previews Legacy Fighting Alliance 57: Zalal vs. Mariscal Legacy Fighting Alliance hosts an event at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado on Friday, January 18th to be broadcast on AXS TV: Featherweight Youssef Zalal vs. Jose Mariscal Welterweight Josh Cavan vs. Anthony Adams Welterweight Austin Jones vs. Calen Born Women’s Strawweight Madaline Meacham vs. Pauline Macias Middleweight Taylor Johnson vs. Aaron Chambers Lightweight Jonathan Wyderko vs. Matt Johnson Middleweight Adam

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