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Top 10 fights of April 2015

April had many fights that set into motion several future match-ups in MMA. So with that here are the best of them: 10) Tony Johnson vs. Alexander Volkov – Bellator 136 This fight had a surprising result because Alexander Volkov is such a dangerous fighter but upsets happen. 9) Marcin Held vs. Alexander Srnavskiy – Bellator 136 A fight that may have earned Marcin Held a title shot against Will Brooks with his dangerous submissions.

MMA Freak Awards 2014 (Remaining categories)

Due to many set backs the remaining MMA Freak Awards for 2014 will now be awarded. Here are the voting results: Top 10 Fighters (either gender) Honorable Mentions: Donald Cerrone Myles Jury Anthony Johnson Yoel Romero Carla Esparza Bethe Correia Top 10 Fighters of 2014 1) TJ Dillashaw 2) Neil Magney 3) Robbie Lawler 4) Demetrious Johnson 5) Ronda Rousey 6) Fabricio Werdum 7) Jose Aldo 8) Emanuel Newton 9)

Around the world of MMA: April 18th

After an active weekend in MMA, it will be followed up with one of the most viewable fight cards of the year: Reviews: Bellator 136: Brooks vs. Jansen Bellator MMA returned to the Bren Events Center at UC Irvine in Irvine, California on Friday, April 1oth on Spike. Of note is the fact that MMA Freak was present to cover the event with the play by play and recap in the

Best of 2014 series: Top 10 MMA Freak Articles of 2014

It’s taken a while to get this series going but it’s finally the time to do so. As with last year this year the contributors for the site of the past year will be honored. Any article written in 2014 is eligible and of course not all the nominated articles made it so here’s the honorable mentions: Honorable Mentions: -Monthly  Rankings – by Matthew Salzer. The monthly articles based on

Luke Rockhold slips up ahead of his bout with Mike Bisping

Luke Rockhold made a very interesting comment at a press conference ahead of his UFC headline bout with Michael Bisping in Sydney this weekend.  Bisping was pictured sporting a small cut above his left eye as a result of a clash of heads in training and when Rockhold was asked about that cut he commented “I don’t care who Michael’s sparring with. If he’s getting beat up like that, he’s

Top 10 fights of April 2014

There were definitely some good fights this month but they were a lot easier to track. So with that let’s delve into the best of this month: 10. TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia – Oliver Aubin-Mercier vs. Richard Walsh There was a bit of anticipation going into this second to last fight of this regional version of the show. Team Canada was already guaranteed a finalist as the first semifinal