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Around the world of MMA: BREAKING NEWS Nate Diaz to face Conor McGregor at UFC 196

There were major events this last weekend and there’s more coming up. Of note is that multiple sources including the UFC and Sports Center have confirmed Conor McGregor will face Nate Diaz at UFC 196 Here they are: Reviews: Bellator MMA 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on Friday, February 19th on Spike TV: Light Heavyweight Royce Gracie def. Ken

Around the world of MMA: February 18-21

There was very little going on last weekend in terms of MMA but this weekend things will ramp up. Here they are: TPF 26: Velasco vs. Neal Regional promotion Tachi Palace Fights hosts an event in Lemoore, California on Feb. 18 broadcast on Sherdog: Bantamweight Championship: Rolando Velasco vs. Joe Neal Lightweight bout: Cleber Luciano vs. Danny Navarro Women’s Flyweight bout: Zoila Frausto vs. Corina Herrera Lightweight bout: Cain Carrizosa

MMA Freak Hall of Fame: Class of 2015

The 4th Annual MMA Freak Awards officially kicked off with the podcast in which the MMA Freak Hall of Fame Class of 2015 was announced. They will now be put onto paper for those who don’t have the time to watch the hour long podcast. For the sake of procedure, the guile lines on how the MMA Freak Awards are voted on is listed below: “The Hall of Fame classes

Halloween 2015 Special: Top 10 scariest fighters in MMA (redux)

Halloween was last night but that doesn’t mean a list can’t be compiled the day after for the event. At the suggestion of fellow writer Edson Valenzuela, the top 10 scariest fighters list of 2013 will be rebooted based on input from various fans, readers, writers and colleagues. The list will be compiled based on a combination of skill and looks: 10) “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey UFC Women’s Bantamweight Ronda Rousey has certainly gained much

Top 10 fights of May & June 2015

May and June had some great fights and due to time constraints both will be listed in this article. Here they are: Top 10 Fights of May 10) Rony Jason’s submission victory (now no contest) over Damon Jackson – UFC Fight Night 67 9) Joseph Benavidez’s victory by decision over John Moraga – UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier  8) Donald Cerrone’s technical knockout over John Makdessi – UFC 187: Johnson

Around the world of MMA: June 26-27

We had another record setting weekend and will have another great weekend of fights coming up. Here they are: Reviews: Bellator 138: Unfinished Business Bellator had another record setting fight card on Friday, June 19th on Spike TV at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis: Catchweight (232 lbs) Kimbo Slice def. Ken Shamrock TKO (punches) 1 2:22 Featherweight Patrício Freire (c) def. Daniel Weichel KO (punch) 2 0:32 Heavyweight Bobby

Father’s Day 2015 Special: Top 10 Father’s in MMA of the past year

It’s that day of year again when father’s are honored. For the occasion the top 10 father’s of MMA will be honored:   10) Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson  Kimbo Slice returned to MMA for the first time in five years against Ken Shamrock to support his six children. 9) Carlos Condit After more then a year off because of a knee injury, Carlos Condit made a successful return against Thiago Alves. One can only hope that

Around the world of MMA: June 19-20

Last weekend had some shockers but this weekend will bring a long awaited bout and some testers. Here they are: Reviews: UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum The UFC had a successful return to Mexico City, Mexico for a pay-per-view card that certainly delivered with battles: Heavyweight Fabrício Werdum (ic) def. Cain Velasquez (c) Submission (guillotine choke) 3 2:13 Lightweight Eddie Alvarez def. Gilbert Melendez Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3

Gym Rescue Preview

Tonight at 9pm Central time, the upcoming series “Gym Rescue” will make its’ premiere on Spike TV. The series will star MMA legends Randy Couture and Frank Shamrock who follow an intervention show format in traveling to various gyms around the country to try and bring them back from failure. The initial plan for the series is to run three “Pilot” episodes to see if the series of viable for a full season. While