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How the new weight classes will change MMA

Last year the Association of Boxing Commissions passed a 10 point plan to controlling weight cutting including adding four new weight classes towards the middle and upper range of weight classes in MMA. The new weight classes are geared towards making it easier for fighters to make weight and make lower risks along with the other rules in the 10 point plan that are going into affect. The UFC has pledged

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

Around the world of MMA: December 29-31

Hopefully everyone enjoyed their Christmas and now the New Years festivities including MMA events can happen: Reviews Absolute Championship Berkut 77: Abdulvakhabov vs. Vartanyan 2 ACB hosts an event at the Luzhniki Palace of Sports in Moscow, Russia on December 23rd broadcast on Facebook: ACB Lightweight Championship Russia Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov (c) def. Russia Eduard Vartanyan (ic) Decision (Split) 5 5:00 ACB Middleweight Championship Russia Albert Duraev def. Russia Vyacheslav Vasilevsky

Around the world of MMA: The Rowdy has fallen…again!

It’s a new year in MMA and things have certainly been crazy this last year, including all of the past week’s fight cards: Reviews Rizin 3 World Grand-Prix 2016: 2nd Round Rizin Fighting Federation hosted an event at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama Japan on Thursday, December 29: Openweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Croatia Mirko Filipović def. United States Muhammed Lawal TKO (Punches) 2 6:41 Openweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Estonia Baruto Kaito