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Around the world of MMA: February 24

Some unfortunate events caused a fight to get cancelled but there were still some good result from this weekend: Review Bellator 172: Thomson vs. Pitbull Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on February 18th broadcast on Spike TV: Lightweight Patricky Freire def. Josh Thomson KO (punch) 2 0:40 Heavyweight Cheick Kongo def. Oli Thompson Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-25, 30-25) 3 5:00 Catchweight (187

Black History Month 2017 Special: Top 10 Black American Fighters of the Past Year

Note that the list is compiled based on the records of the fighters listed over the past year who are African American: 10) Bobby Lashley Bobby Lashley fought Josh Appelt and finished him at Bellator 162 on October 21st in Memphis, Tennessee. It is currently unknown when Lashley will fight next and against whom it will be though a title fight maybe coming soon. 9) Quinton Jackson After over a year off, Quinton Jackson fought

5th Annual MMA Freak Awards Results

The 5th Annual MMA Freak Awards are finally compiled in continued collaboration with fanboynation. The Following nine categories are listed below. Top 10 Upsets of 2016 Honorable Mentions Eric Shelton upsets Yori Sherbatov via rear naked choke technical submission on The Ultimate Fighter 24 Top 10 Upsets of 2016 10) Valentina Shevchenko upsets Holly Holm via uanimous decision at UFC on Fox: Holm vs. Shevchenko 9) Cortney Casey upsets Randa Markos via verbal submission by an ambar at UFC 202: Diaz vs.

Around the world of MMA: The Rowdy has fallen…again!

It’s a new year in MMA and things have certainly been crazy this last year, including all of the past week’s fight cards: Reviews Rizin 3 World Grand-Prix 2016: 2nd Round Rizin Fighting Federation hosted an event at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama Japan on Thursday, December 29: Openweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Croatia Mirko Filipović def. United States Muhammed Lawal TKO (Punches) 2 6:41 Openweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Estonia Baruto Kaito

Around the world of MMA: December 29-31

Christmas has come and gone and New Years is coming. Because of this there is a bit of MMA activity this week: Previews Rizin World Grand-Prix 2016: 2nd Round Rizin Fighting Federation hosts an event at the Saitama Super Arena on December 29 broadcast on MMA Fighting: Openweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Croatia Mirko Filipović vs. United States Muhammed Lawal Openweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Estonia Baruto Kaito vs. Japan Tsuyoshi Kohsaka Openweight Grand-Prix

Around the world of MMA: July 13-16

It was a big week for the UFC and MMA in general and the events will effect the industry in the future. Here they are: Reviews UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes UFC hosted the final Zuffa era event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, July 9th on PPV: Women’s Bantamweight Amanda Nunes def. Miesha Tate (c) Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 3:16 Heavyweight Brock Lesnar def. Mark

Around the world of MMA: July 5-10

The past few weeks have been pretty quiet when it comes to MMA but this week is going to be a very busy one: Previews UFC International Fight Week 2016 The third year that International Fight Week has taken place from July 5-10 with various events taking place throughout the week from the IMMAF World Championships to the UFC Fan Expo to various tournaments. The week will wrap up with the UFC

Top 10 MMA Welterweights: June 2016

Note Tyron Woodley is ineligible for the rankings. Also the rankings are an open ballots on the mmaforum.com: Top 10 MMA Welterweights (5/29/16) 1) Robbie Lawler (1)  Robbie Lawler will be defending his title against Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 on July 30th in Atlanta, Georgia. The question is whether Lawler will survive another war and Woodley is an opponent that cannot be taken lightly. 2) Stephen Thompson (4) Without a doubt, Stephen Thompson earned the

MMA Freak May 2016 Rankings

The MMA Freak rankings to be determined by an open ballot on the mmaforum.com. Previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA Bantamweights (3/10/16) 1) Dominick Cruz (1) – Will defend his title against Urijah Faber at UFC 199 in Inglewood, CA on Sat, June 4th. 2) TJ Dillashaw (2) 3) Urijah Faber (4) 4) Marlon Moraes (6) 5) Renan Barao (3) tied 6) Raphael Assucano (N/A) tied 6) Bibiano Fernandez (5) 8) Thomas

Top 10 Fights of April, March, February & January 2016

Due to time constraints all of the top fights for the first third of the year will be here. Regardless top 10s are back: Top 10 Fights of January 10) Cristiane Justino’s knockout win over Daria Ibragimova – Invicta FC 15: Cyborg vs. Ibragimova 9) Livia Renata Souza’s TKO victory win of DeAnna Bennette – Invicta FC 15: Cyborg vs. Ibragimova 8) Bryce Mitchell’s submission win of Jorge Medina –