Tag "Matt Hughes"

MMA Freak Hall of Fame: Class of 2017

Another year has come and gone and finally here are this year’s Hall of Fame inductees with the nominee rules: “The Hall of Fame classes are decided by an open ballot which all writers for the site are eligible to cast. Each writer has the power to vote for up to ten individuals ranked from lowest (10) to highest (1) with the highest ranks being given priority. The top five

MMA Freak Hall of Fame: Class of 2016

Today is the kickoff of the 5th Annual MMA Freak Awards. This year MMA Freak is collaborating with Fanboy Nation to announce the MMA Freak Hall of Fame Class of 2016. The guidelines for the Hall of Fame are listed as below: “The Hall of Fame classes are decided by an open ballot which all writers for the site are eligible to cast. Each writer has the power to vote

The Ultimate Fighter 23: Episode 3 Recap

Before the fight Claudia Gadelha talks about how she has confidence that Tatiana Suarez will win her first round match whereas Joanna Jedrzejczyk talks about how she has the same confidence in JJ Aldrich.  In her first training session back from being sick, Helen Harper hurts her elbow when she submits too late to an arm bar from Ashley Yoder. Joanna tries to encourage her to fight through it while Helen feels frustrated that she isn’t getting anything right. Back at

Best of 2014 Series: MMA Freak Hall of Fame, Class of 2014

The end of 2014 approaches and it’s once again time to start the MMA Freak Best of 2014 Awards. As is the tradition, the first award category will be the MMA Freak Hall of Fame, Class of 2014. This is MMA Freak’s equivalent of the lifetime achievement award for those involved in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Whether it be a fighter, a coach, an executive, a sanctioning individual,

Reviewing TUF 19: episode 6 & TUF Brazil 3: episode 11

TUF: Brazil 3 – Episode 11 The episode opens with the selection of the Octagon girl finalist selections and at the weigh ins Bruce Buffer appears. He announces that the finalists in both weight classes will get a trip to Las Vegas and will get to watch a UFC event live. Then in the first semi final, Team Sonnen’s Warlley Alves faces off against Team Silva’s Wagner Gomes. The match ends in the first minute when