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Around the world of MMA: March 2nd

Reviews Bellator 217: Gallagher vs. Graham Bellator MMA hosted an event at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday, February 23rd and that was broadcast on Paramount Network and DAZN: Bantamweight James Gallagher def. Steven Graham Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:31 Lightweight Myles Price def. Peter Queally Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Welterweight Kiefer Crosbie def. Daniel Olejniczak Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:09 Featherweight Richie Smullen def. Adam

Around the world of MMA: February 22 – 23

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. Velasquez The UFC hosted an event at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday, February 17th and was broadcast on ESPN and ESPN+: Heavyweight Francis Ngannou def. Cain Velasquez TKO (punches) 1 0:26 Lightweight Paul Felder def. James Vick Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Women’s Strawweight Cynthia Calvillo def. Cortney Casey Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Featherweight

MMA Freak January 2019 Rankings

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 MMA P4P Fighters (12/28/19) 1) Jon Jones (N/A) 2) Daniel Cormier (1) 3) Henry Cejudo (8) 4) Amanda Nunes (4) 5) TJ Dillashaw (2) 6) Cristiane Justino (3) 7) Tyron Woodley (5) 8)

Around the world of MMA: September 8th

Reviews Invicta FC 31: Jandiroba vs. Morandin Invicta FC hosted an event at the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Missouri on September 1st on UFC Fight Pass: Strawweight Virna Jandiroba (c) def. Janaisa Morandin Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 2:23 Flyweight Pearl Gonzalez def. Daiane Firmino Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-27) 3 5:00 Bantamweight Lisa Spangler def. Shanna Young Decision (split) (28-29, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Catchweight (117 lbs) Mallory

Around the world of MMA: March 9th

There were some big events this last weekend but there are also several upcoming fight nights this coming weekend: Reviews UFC 222: Cyborg vs. Kunitskaya The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, March 3rd broadcast on PPV: Women’s Featherweight Cris Cyborg (c) def. Yana Kunitskaya TKO (punches) 1 3:25 Featherweight Brian Ortega def. Frankie Edgar KO (elbow & punches) 1 4:44 Bantamweight Sean

Around the world of MMA: November 10-11

One of the best fight cards of the year happened this last weekend and it’s hard for anything to top it this weekend: Reviews Bellator 186: Bader vs. Vassell Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pennsylvania on November 3 on Spike: Light Heavyweight Ryan Bader (c) def. Linton Vassell TKO (punches) 2 3:58 Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane def. Emily Ducote Submission (triangle armbar) 5

Around the world of MMA: April 29th

Last weekend yielded some decent fights and while it is going to be a quiet weekend, there are still things going on: Reviews Bellator 178: Straus vs. Pitbull 4 Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Sat., April 21st on Spike TV: Featherweight Patricio Freire def. Daniel Straus (c) Submission (guillotine choke) 2 0:37 Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane def. Jessica Middleton Submission (armbar)

Around the world of MMA: October 7-8

The upcoming UFC 204 is exciting for a few different reasons but so are a few other fights taking place this weekend: Reviews UFC Fight Night: Lineker vs. Dodson The UFC hosted an event at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon on Saturday, October 1 broadcast on Fox Sports 1: Catchweight (136.5 lbs) John Lineker def. John Dodson Decision (split) (47-48, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 Catchweight (161.5 lbs) Alex Oliveira

Around the world of MMA: September 30-October 1

Fight night and fight night level events have been going on as of late. With all of that here are the various fight cards: Reviews UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg The UFC hosted an event at the Ginasio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil on Saturday, September 24 on Fox Sports 1: Catchweight (140 lbs) Cristiane Justino def. Lina Länsberg TKO (punches) 2 2:29 Featherweight Renan Barão def. Phillipe Nover