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Top 10 Kickboxers to Compete in MMA

It’s been a while since a non-monthly event or yearly top 10 has been posted but they are being brought back with the top 10 kickboxers. Please note that these rankings are done based on kickboxing careers. 10) Joe Schilling One of the more recent fighters on this list, Joe Schilling won multiple championships in Muay Thai before crossing over into the now top kickboxing organization Glory, in which he

Top 10 Fights of October 2019

10) Keri Taylor Melendez defeats Mandy Polk via decision – Bellator 229 Keri Taylor Melendez, the wife of Gilbert Melendez, was able to go all three rounds with Mandy Polk and was able to control the fight overall. 9) Goiti Yamauchi defeats Saad Awad via submission – Bellator 229 After pulling an arm bar submission, Goiti Yamauchi was in fact so quick that Saad Awad wasn’t even able to submit

Around the world of MMA: October 4-5

Reviews Bellator 228: Pitbull vs. Archuleta Bellator MMA hosted an event at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday, September 28th broadcast on the DAZN streaming service: Middleweight Gegard Mousasi def. Lyoto Machida Decision (split) (29-28, 30-27, 28-29) 3 5:00 Featherweight Patricio Freire (c) def. Juan Archuleta Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 50-45, 49-46) 5 5:00 Featherweight A. J. McKee def. Georgi Karakhanyan KO (punches) 1 0:08 Featherweight Darrion Caldwell def. Henry

Around the world of MMA: November 30 – December 1

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Ngannou 2 The UFC hosted an event at the Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China on Sunday, Nov. 24th broadcast on UFC Fight Pass: Heavyweight Francis Ngannou def. Curtis Blaydes TKO (punches) 1 0:45 Heavyweight Alistair Overeem def. Sergey Pavlovich TKO (punches) 1 4:21 Bantamweight Yadong Song def. Vince Morales Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Li Jingliang def. David Zawada TKO (body

MMA Freak Awards 2014 (Remaining categories)

Due to many set backs the remaining MMA Freak Awards for 2014 will now be awarded. Here are the voting results: Top 10 Fighters (either gender) Honorable Mentions: Donald Cerrone Myles Jury Anthony Johnson Yoel Romero Carla Esparza Bethe Correia Top 10 Fighters of 2014 1) TJ Dillashaw 2) Neil Magney 3) Robbie Lawler 4) Demetrious Johnson 5) Ronda Rousey 6) Fabricio Werdum 7) Jose Aldo 8) Emanuel Newton 9)

Bellator 136 Recap

The Bren Events Center in Irvine, California was alive as Bellator MMA returned to the venue for the first time in two years. In the main event, Bellator Lightweight Champion Will Brooks defended his title against the challenger Dave Jansen. Brooks defended his title for the first time since winning the vacant belt in a bout against former champion Michael Chandler. “I’m always trying to challenge myself and be the best lightweight in the sport,”

Bellator 136: Play by play analysis

MMA Freak is reporting live from the Bren Events Center at UC Irvine in Irvine, California. Follow on twitter @mmafreakout. Preliminary Card Results Featherweight: John Teixeira vs. Fabricio Guerreiro R1. Both men measure each other. Teixeira cuts Guerreiro off at the cage and takes the center. The two circle around the cage. Teixeira throws a brief flurry but Guerreiro recovers. Teixeira throws another few shots that affect Guerreiro but not

Bellator MMA Season Eleven in Review

The final season of Bellator MMA was a good one under the leadership of Scott Coker and it looks like Bellator maybe a legitimate promotion. Several changes were implemented for this final season which could be seen as a transitional period. However, they seem to be making a difference for the better which is why Coker was hired. The changes can be looked upon in three basic categories along the way with