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Top 10 MMA heavyweights: September 2015

Due to inactivity and retirement respectively, Josh Barnett and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueire are ineligible: Top 10 Heavyweights (7/9/15) 1) Fabricio Werdum (1)  Fabricio Werdum is taking sometime off and is set to fight Cain Velasquez in a rematch sometime in the new year. Because of the altitude of Mexico City at which they fought, Werdum needs to prove it wasn’t a fluke. 2) Cain Velasquez (2)  It’s possible ring rust combined with the altitude is why Cain Velasquez didn’t

MMA Freak June 2015 Ranks (FW, LW, MW & HW)

Due to time constraints, the following divisions will be updated at once. The following fighters are ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity, suspension or retirement: Anderson Silva, Josh Barnett, TJ Grant, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Chan Sung Jung, Gilbert Melendez, Mark Munoz Top 10 Featherweights (6/1/15) 1) Jose Aldo (1) – A rib injury forced him out of his title defense against Conor McGregor unfortunately. 2) Chad Mendes (2) 3) Frankie Edgar

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

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

Hispanic Heritage Month 2014 Special: Top 10 Hispanics of the past year

Technically National Hispanic Heritage Month is over but that doesn’t mean that the Hispanic fighters in MMA can’t still be honored. This list will have all the major Hispanics in MMA that have had success on the main stage. With that here we go with the top 10 of the past year: 10) Yair Rodriguez Yair Rodriguez is a member of the inaugural task of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America for Team Mexico.