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MMA Freak February 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 (1/31/19) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Daniel Cormier (2)3) Henry Cejudo (3)4) Amanda Nunes (4)5) TJ Dillashaw (5)6) Cristiane Justino (6)7) Tyron Woodley (7)8) Max Holloway (8)9) Khabib Nurmagomedov (9)10) Ryan

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)

Top 10 Fights of December 2018

10) Jimmy Crute beats Paul Craig via submission – UFC Fight Night 142 This was a quick submission at a UFC Fight Night event and it went well. 9) Lyoto Machida defeats Rafael Carvalho via decision – Bellator 213 Lyoto Machida has a tendency to fight close matches and this was the case in his Bellator MMA debut against promotion veteran Rafael Carvalho. 8) Edson Barboza TKOs Dan Hooker –

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 May 2018

May was a little on the slow side but there were some good gems hidden among the multitude of various fights: 10) Mike Trizano technically knocks out Thailand Clark – The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated Mike Trizano pulled the at this point only knockout finish of The Ultimate Fighter against Thailand Clark. 9) Tatiana Padilla Suarez defeats Alexa Grasso via submission – UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Usman The former world champion in

Around the world of MMA: May 12th

It was a quiet week for higher level MMA events but things are going to ramp up in a head to head war of events: Reviews Legacy Fighting Alliance 39: Heinisch vs. Checco Legacy FA hosts an event at the Dobson Arena in Vail, Colorado on Friday, May 4th to be broadcast on AXS TV: Middleweight Ian Heinisch def. Gabriel Checco KO (punches) 1 3:44 Middleweight Hayward Charles def. Christiano

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