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MMA Freak Rankings February 2020

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the Freak staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for over twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible. Also note that fighters are only eligible for one weight class unless they are champions in multiple divisions in which case exceptions are made: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (1/31/20) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Henry

Top 10 Fights of January 2020

10) Brian Kelleher defeats Ode Osbourne via submission – UFC 246 Brian Kelleher made a statement when he submitted Ode Osbourne. 9) Angela Hill defeats Hannah Cifers via TKO – UFC Fight Night 166 Wanting to start the new year out strong, Angel Hill returned to her striking roots when she was able to batter Hannah Cifers for the TKO win. 8) Aleksei Oleinik defeats Maurice Greene via submission –

8th Annual MMA Freak Awards (2019)

As does almost seem tradition, the MMA Freak Awards are coming out later then expected, though not as late this year. There will be another round of format changes this year: The Comeback of the Year category is once again being dropped in favor of bringing back the Article of the Year category. It should also be noted that in addition to the staff here at MMA Freak, votes were

MMA Freak Rankings January 2020

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the Freak staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for over twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (12/31/19) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Henry Cejudo (2)3) Amanda Nunes (3)4) Khabib Nurmagomedov (4)5) Valentina Shevchenko (5)6) Kamaru Usman (6)7) Israel Adesanya (7)8) Stipe Miocic (8)9) Daniel Cormier (9)10) Alexander

Around the world of MMA: January 31st

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. dos Santos The UFC hosted an event at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina on Saturday, January 25th that was broadcast online on ESPN+ service: Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes def. Junior dos Santos TKO (punches) 2 1:06 Welterweight Michael Chiesa def. Rafael dos Anjos Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Flyweight Alex Perez def. Jordan Espinosa Technical Submission 1 2:33 Women’s Strawweight Angela

Around the world of MMA: January 24-25

Reviews UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on Saturday, January 18th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online PPV: Welterweight Conor McGregor def. Donald Cerrone TKO (punches) 1 0:40 Women’s Bantamweight Holly Holm def. Raquel Pennington Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Aleksei Oleinik def. Maurice Greene Submission 2 4:38 Bantamweight Brian Kelleher def. Ode Osbourne Submission