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Top 10 fights of December 2014

It was the last month of the year and to say that the sport went out with a bang is an understatement. With that here’s the best of December: 10) The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned – Rose Namajunas vs. Randa Markos This was the last fight in the house and as with all the others it didn’t disappoint. Both rising prospects, Randa Markos had proven to be the dark

Top 10 MMA welterweights: December 2014

Please note the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note the previous rankings (10/24/14) are in parenthesis: 1) Robbie Lawler (2) Robbie Lawler finally earned something that he’s been seeking for a longtime in the UFC Welterweight Championship. However, his victory didn’t come without some controversy as many believed that former champion Johny Hendricks won their rematch. 2) Johny Hendricks (1) It’s probably frustrating for Johny Hendricks to be

Around the world of MMA: December 12-13

Time for another weekend of back to back UFC fights except both of them will be televised. Here are the reviews and previews of the week: Reviews: UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II  Welterweight Robbie Lawler def. Johny Hendricks (c) Decision (split) Lightweight Anthony Pettis (c) def. Gilbert Melendez Submission (guillotine choke) Heavyweight Travis Browne def. Brendan Schaub TKO (punches) Heavyweight Todd Duffee def. Anthony Hamilton KO (punch) Lightweight Tony

Around the world of MMA: December 5-6

This coming weekend is going to be an extremely busy one with several major, minor and regional MMA fight cards taking place. Here we go: Previews: RFA 21 – Juusola vs. Baghdad Resurrection Fighting Alliance closes the year on Friday, December 5th at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, California on AXS TV: Lightweight Title Fight – Zach Juusola vs. Mehdi Baghdad 135 – Joe Murphy vs.

Top 10 MMA welterweights: October 2014

Please note the rankings are determined by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note the previous rankings (9/5/14) are in parenthesis: 1) Johny Hendricks (1) Johny Hendricks will face Robbier Lawler earlier then expected when the two have the rematch at UFC 181 on December 6th. Hendricks bicep surgery should mean that Lawler will face the best Hendricks which can lead to some dangerous wrestling to ground and pound. 2) Robbie Lawler

Top 10 MMA welterweights: September 2014

Please note the rankings are determined by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note the previous rankings (6/27/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Johny Hendricks (1) Johny Hendricks is now recovered but his rematch with Robbie Lawler won’t happen until next year do to a busy rest of 2014 schedule. Hendricks has said that he is looking forward to this rematch so that he can see how he’ll perform against Lawler with two

Top 10 MMA welterweights: June 2014

Please note the rankings are determined by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note the previous rankings (5/30/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Johny Hendricks (1) Johny Hendricks has supposedly recovered enough from his surgery that he is now training for whomever his next challenger will be. Now the only other thing he can do is face the winner of the match between Robbier Lawler and Matt Brown to determine a challenger. 2. Robbie Lawler

Top 10 MMA welterweights: May 2014

Please note the rankings are determined by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note the previous rankings (3/24/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Johny Hendricks (1) Supposedly Johny Hendricks has returned to training this month and will face the winner of Tyron Woodley versus Rory MacDonald. Both of them pose several unique challenges for Hendricks but MacDonald poses a similar one that his teammate Georges St.-Pierre posed. 2. Robbie Lawler (2 tied) After his dominating performance

Top 10 MMA welterweights: March 2014

Please note that the rankings are determined by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note the previous rankings (2/27/14) are in parenthesis: ~ 1 (1)~ Johny Hendricks Supposedly Johny Hendricks fought Robbie Lawler with a torn bicep which he recently underwent surgery for. Taking that into consideration that was a pretty good performance that earned the Fight of the Night honors. Because of the injury Hendricks will be out until