Tag "LEGACY"

Around the world of MMA: June 7-8

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.

MMA Freak May 2019 Rankings

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

Around the world of MMA: May 31-June 1

Reviews PFL 13: Palmer vs. Gilpin The Professional Fighters League hosted an event at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, May 23rd and was broadcast on ESPN2: Featherweight Lance Palmer def. Alex Gilpin Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Chris Wade def. Nate Andrews Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Andre Harrison def. Peter Petties Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight

Around the world of MMA: May 9-11

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy The UFC hosted an event at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, May 4th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ service: Lightweight Donald Cerrone def. Al Iaquinta Decision (unanimous) (49-45, 49-45, 49-46) 5 5:00 Middleweight Derek Brunson def. Elias Theodorou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Featherweight Shane Burgos def. Cub Swanson Decision (split) (30-27, 27-30, 29-28) 3

Around the world of MMA: April 26-27

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik The UFC hosted an event at the Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia on Saturday, April 20th and the event was broadcast on ESPN+: Heavyweight Alistair Overeem def. Aleksei Oleinik TKO (knees and punches) 1 4:45 Lightweight Islam Makhachev def. Arman Tsarukyan Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Sergei Pavlovich def. Marcelo Golm KO (punches) 1 1:06 Women’s Flyweight Roxanne

Around the world of MMA: March 22-23

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Till vs. Masvidal The UFC hosted a fight night event at The O2 Arena in London, England on Saturday, March 16th and that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online service: Welterweight Jorge Masvidal def. Darren Till KO (punches) 2 3:05 Welterweight Leon Edwards def. Gunnar Nelson Decision (split) (29-27, 29-28, 28-29) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Dominick Reyes def. Volkan Oezdemir Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3

Around the world of MMA: February 22 – 23

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. Velasquez The UFC hosted an event at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday, February 17th and was broadcast on ESPN and ESPN+: Heavyweight Francis Ngannou def. Cain Velasquez TKO (punches) 1 0:26 Lightweight Paul Felder def. James Vick Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Women’s Strawweight Cynthia Calvillo def. Cortney Casey Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Featherweight

Around the world of MMA: February 1 – 2

Reviews Bellator 214: Fedor vs. Bader Bellator MMA hosted an event at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday, January 26th and was broadcast on the Paramount Network: Heavyweight Ryan Bader def. Fedor Emelianenko KO (punches) 1 0:35 Featherweight Henry Corrales def. Aaron Pico KO (punches) 1 1:07 Heavyweight Jake Hager def. J.W. Kiser Submission (arm-triangle choke) 1 2:09 Bantamweight Juan Archuleta def. Ricky Bandejas Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)3

Around the world of MMA: January 18-19

Previews Legacy Fighting Alliance 57: Zalal vs. Mariscal Legacy Fighting Alliance hosts an event at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado on Friday, January 18th to be broadcast on AXS TV: Featherweight Youssef Zalal vs. Jose Mariscal Welterweight Josh Cavan vs. Anthony Adams Welterweight Austin Jones vs. Calen Born Women’s Strawweight Madaline Meacham vs. Pauline Macias Middleweight Taylor Johnson vs. Aaron Chambers Lightweight Jonathan Wyderko vs. Matt Johnson Middleweight Adam