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Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters: March 2016

Please note that due to inactivity Jon Jones and Anthony Pettis are ineligible for the rankings this month: Top 10 P4P Fighters (2/4/16) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) Demetrious Johnson is now officially set to face Henry Cejudo at UFC 197 next month in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Olympic gold medalist might in face be Johnson’s greatest challenge at the present considering their skill levels. 2) Robbie Lawler (2) There is no news as to when Robbie Lawler will most

McGregor vs Diaz UFC 196 RESULTS!!!

McGregor’s aura of invincibility is shattered — thanks to Nate Diaz’s chin, hands and BJJ. Conro took the first round, opening up a cut on Nate, but Nate came back in the second, landing combos on Conor that had him wobbly. Then a desperation takedown by Conor was his undoing — Nate quickly got mount, Conor gives his back and Nate sinks in the RNC for the tap.

MMA Freakcast #17

Matthew and Edson talk about UFC 196, Bellator 149, Ronda Rousey, the last of the MMA Freak Awards, remembering Kevin Randleman, and several other topics in this episode of the Freakcast.

Around the world of MMA: March 4-5

There was a fight night with a surprising win and now another busy weekend in MMA is approaching. Here they are: Reviews: UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bipsing The UFC hosted an event at the The O2 Arena in London, England broadcast on UFC Fight Pass on February 27th: Middleweight Michael Bisping def. Anderson Silva Decision (unanimous) (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 Middleweight Gegard Mousasi def. Thales Leites Decision (unanimous)

McGregor Diaz UFC 196 WHO YOU GOT???

Here we go — the UFC has picked Nate Diaz to fight Conor McGregor in the main event at UFC 196. It’s going to be a 5-round WW fight. Both of these guys are known for their trash talk — both outside and inside the cage — so I think that won’t be a factor. Nate has the edge in reach, Conor has the speed advantage… who will win?

Around the world of MMA: December 29-January 2

Christmas has come and gone and now 2015 is coming to a close. With that here are the previews for New Years: Reviews: UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs. Cerrone 2 The UFC hosted the last event of the year at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida on December 19th on Fox: Lightweight Rafael dos Anjos (c) def. Donald Cerrone TKO (body kick and punches) 1 1:06 Heavyweight Alistair Overeem

Around the World of MMA: December 18-19

There were three events over the weekend of significance and more to come this weekend. With that here they are: Reviews: UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor The UFC capped off it’s busiest week with a fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 12th on PPV: Featherweight Conor McGregor (ic) def. José Aldo (c) KO (punches) 1 0:13 Middleweight Luke Rockhold def. Chris Weidman (c) TKO (punches) 4 3:12

Best of 2014 series: Top 10 MMA upsets of the year

2014 was an interesting year when it came to upsets. While the greatest of all time was not upset, there was certainly an upset this year that was comparable. Looking back things could have gone a completely different way. Please note that TUF exhibition matches are eligible for this category. Again these matches were voted on by the writers here at MMA Freak and because of the varied opinions, there

Are MMA athletes being CM Punked?

It’s not often I agree with any of the Diaz brothers but I fully support Nate’s opinion on the UFC’s decision to sign former WWE star CM Punk.  In an interview with Ariel Helwani ahead of his recent fight with Rafael Dos Anjos Nate was very passionate in his response about the fact the UFC are basically giving an amateur fighter a chance to compete in the world’s premier MMA