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MMA Freak January 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 (12/28/19) 1) Jon Jones (N/A) 2) Daniel Cormier (1) 3) Henry Cejudo (8) 4) Amanda Nunes (4) 5) TJ Dillashaw (2) 6) Cristiane Justino (3) 7) Tyron Woodley (5) 8)

Around the world of MMA: December 21st

Reviews Bellator 213: Macfarlane vs. Létourneau Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sat, Dec 15 broadcast on DAZN: Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (c) def. Valérie Létourneau Submission (triangle choke) 3 3:19 Catchweight (186.5 lbs) Lyoto Machida def. Rafael Carvalho Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00 Welterweight Neiman Gracie def. Ed Ruth Submission (rear-naked choke) 4 2:15 Light Heavyweight Liam McGeary

Around the world of MMA: December 14-15

Reviews UFC 231: Holloway vs. Ortega The UFC hosted an event at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, December 8th on PPV: Featherweight Max Holloway (c) def. Brian Ortega TKO (doctor stoppage) 4 5:00 Women’s Flyweight Valentina Shevchenko def. Joanna Jędrzejczyk Decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) 5 5:00 Welterweight Gunnar Nelson def. Alex Oliveira Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 4:17 Featherweight Hakeem Dawodu def. Kyle Bochniak Decision (split) (28-29,

Top 10 Fights of February 2018

2018 continues to roll along and there were so many good fights this last month, primarily in knockout finishes: 10) Vadim Nemkov beats Liam McGeary via technical knockout – Bellator 194: Mitrione vs. Nelson 2 Capitalizing on an opportunity, Vadin Nemkov was able to get a TKO win against former champ Liam McGeary. 9) Damon Jackson defeats Chris Pecero via technical submission – Legacy FA 33: Willis vs. Stewart Damon Jackson was able to

Around the world of MMA: February 16-18

It was a great pay-per-view this last weekend and this coming weekend is full of several fight night level events: Reviews UFC 221: Romero vs. Rockhold The UFC hosted an event at the Perth Arena in Perth, Australia on Sunday, February 11th broadcast on pay-per-view: Catchweight (187.7 lbs) Yoel Romero def. Luke Rockhold KO (punches) 3 1:48 Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes def. Mark Hunt Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-26, 29-27) 3 5:00

Around the world of MMA: May 28th

There was quite a bit happening during the weekend and there will be some fight night action coming this weekend: Reviews Bellator 179: MacDonald vs. Paul Daley Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SSE Arena in London, England on Friday, May 19th broadcast on Spike TV: Welterweight Rory MacDonald def. Paul Daley Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 1:45 Light Heavyweight Linton Vassell def. Liam McGeary Submission (arm-triangle choke) 3 2:28

Around the world of MMA: May 19-20

There was a good fight this last weekend and thing are only going full force forward going into this week as well: Review UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos 2 The UFC hosted an event at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, May 13th on pay-per-view: Heavyweight Stipe Miocic (c) def. Junior dos Santos TKO (punches) 1 2:22 Women’s Strawweight Joanna Jędrzejczyk (c) def. Jéssica Andrade Decision

Around the world of MMA: March 3-4

Last weekend was quiet in the world of MMA but this coming weekend is gearing up for some hard hitting action: Reviews Bellator 173: McGeary vs. McDermott Bellator MMA co-promoted an event with BAMMA at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Ireland on Friday, February 24th: Catchweight (217 lbs) Liam McGeary def. Brett McDermott TKO (doctor stoppage) 2 1:06 Featherweight James Gallagher def. Kirill Medvedovsky Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:53 Women’s

Around the world of MMA: February 24

Some unfortunate events caused a fight to get cancelled but there were still some good result from this weekend: Review Bellator 172: Thomson vs. Pitbull Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on February 18th broadcast on Spike TV: Lightweight Patricky Freire def. Josh Thomson KO (punch) 2 0:40 Heavyweight Cheick Kongo def. Oli Thompson Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-25, 30-25) 3 5:00 Catchweight (187

Black History Month 2017 Special: Top 10 Black American Fighters of the Past Year

Note that the list is compiled based on the records of the fighters listed over the past year who are African American: 10) Bobby Lashley Bobby Lashley fought Josh Appelt and finished him at Bellator 162 on October 21st in Memphis, Tennessee. It is currently unknown when Lashley will fight next and against whom it will be though a title fight maybe coming soon. 9) Quinton Jackson After over a year off, Quinton Jackson fought