10) Yaroslav Amosov submits David Rickels – Bellator 225 Yaroslav Amosov demonstrated masterful grappling and control against David Rickels, eventually securing a D’Arce choke in the second round. 9) Alejandra Lara technically knocks out Taylor Turner – Bellator 225 Choosing to move up in weight, Alejandra Lara was able to win her bantamweight debut against Taylor Turner but voiced a flyweight return due to the struggle against Turner. 8) Lucas
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UFC 241 – Nate Diaz, Bellator 225 – Vitaly Minakov, Legacy Fighting Alliance 74 – Renan Ferreira and UFC 242 – Khabib Nurmagomedov
Reviews Bellator 226: Bader vs. Kongo Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, September 7th that was broadcast exclusively online on DAZN: Heavyweight Ryan Bader (c) vs. Cheick Kongo No Contest (accidental eye poke) 1 3:52 Featherweight Derek Campos def. Daniel Straus Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-25, 30-25) 3 5:00 Featherweight Ádám Borics def. Pat Curran TKO (punches) 2 4:59 Featherweight Pedro Carvalho
Reviews Bellator 225: Mitrione vs. Kharitonov 2 Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut on Saturday, August 24th broadcast on Paramount Network: Heavyweight Sergei Kharitonov def. Matt Mitrione TKO (knee and punches) 2 1:24 Heavyweight Vitaly Minakov def. Timothy Johnson KO (punches) 1 1:45 Women’s Flyweight Alejandra Lara def. Taylor Turner TKO (punches) 1 3:44 Catchweight (175 lbs.) Yaroslav Amosov def. David Rickels Submission
The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (6/27/19) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Daniel Cormier (2)3) Henry Cejudo (3)4) Amanda Nunes (4)5) Khabib Nurmagomedov (5)6) Valentina Shevchenko (6)7) Kamaru Usman (7)8) Israel Adesanya (8)9) Dustin Poirier (9)10) Max
Reviews Legacy Fighting Alliance 70: Ferreira vs. Martin Legacy Fighting Alliance hosted an event at The Sylvee in Madison, Wisconsin on Friday, June 28th that was broadcast on AXS TV: Heavyweight Brett Martin def. Renan Ferreira Disqualification (illegal strikes) 1 3:21 Welterweight Mark Lemminger def. Isaac Steele Submission (guillotine choke) 2 3:14 Featherweight Jake Childers def. Jamey Simmons KO (knee) 1 0:13 Welterweight Dante Schiro def. Rmandel Cameron Decision (unanimous)
Reviews UFC Fight Night: Moicano vs. Korean Zombie The UFC hosted an event at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina on Saturday, June 22 that was broadcast online with ESPN+: Featherweight Chan Sung Jung def. Renato Moicano TKO (punches) 1 0:58 Welterweight Randy Brown def. Bryan Barberena TKO (punches) 3 2:54 Bantamweight Andre Ewell def. Anderson dos Santos Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-27) 3 5:00 Women’s Flyweight
Reviews UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Smith The UFC hosted an event at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden on Saturday, June 1st which was broadcast on the online ESPN+ service: Light Heavyweight Anthony Smith def. Alexander Gustafsson Submission (rear-naked choke) 4 2:38 Light Heavyweight Aleksandar Rakić def. Jimi Manuwa KO (head kick) 1 0:47 Featherweight Makwan Amirkhani def. Chris Fishgold Submission (anaconda choke) 2 4:25 Lightweight Christos Giagos def.
The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (4/30/19) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Daniel Cormier (2)3) Henry Cejudo (3)4) Amanda Nunes (4)5) Khabib Nurmagomedov (5)6) Valentina Shevchenko (6)7) Kamaru Usman (7)8) Israel Adesanya (8)9) Dustin Poirier (9)10) Max