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Around the world of MMA: Liddell vs Ortiz 3

Reviews Bellator 209: Pitbull vs. Sanchez Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel on Nov 16 on Paramount Network: Featherweight Patrício Freire (c) def. Emmanuel Sanchez Decision (unanimous) (48-46, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 Welterweight Ryan Couture def. Haim Gozali Decision (unanimous) (29-27, 30-27, 30-26) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Vadim Nemkov def. Phil Davis Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00 Women’s Featherweight Olga

Around the world of MMA: June 1st

Reviews  Bellator 200: Carvalho vs. Mousasi Bellator MMA hosted an event at The SSE Arena, Wembly in London, England on May 25th on Paramount Network: Middleweight Gegard Mousasi def. Rafael Carvalho (c) TKO (strikes) 1 3:35 Welterweight Michael Page def. David Rickels TKO (verbal submission) 2 0:43 Catchweight (163 lbs) Aaron Chalmers def. Ash Griffiths Submission (guillotine choke) 1 1:54 Middleweight Mike Shipman def. Carl Noon KO (punches) 1 0:10

Around the world of MMA: January 7th

Reviews Rizin World Grand Prix 2017: 2nd Round Rizin FF hosted an event at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on December 29 which broadcast on FITE: Bantamweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Japan Kyoji Horiguchi def. Brazil Gabriel Oliviera TKO (Punches) 1 4:30 Bantamweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Angola Manel Kape def. United States Ian McCall TKO (Doctor Stopage) 1 1:48 Bantamweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Japan Shintaro Ishiwatari def. France Kevin Petshi KO (Punch)

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

Top 10 Fights of September 2017

September was a very finish heavy month, particularly when it came to submissions. Here are the top 10 of them: Top 10 Fights of September 2017 10) Rafael dos Anjos defeats Neil Magny via arm-triangle choke – UFC 215: Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 Rafael dos Anjos has continued proving himself in the welterweight division with a submission over Neil Magny. 9) Paul Daley defeats Lorenz Larkin via knockout by punches – Bellator

Around the world of MMA: September 15-16

It was a good weekend of fights and there are still some good ones coming up this weekend to be sure: Reviews Legacy Fighting Alliance 22: Heinisch vs. Perez Legacy FA hosted an event at the 1st Bank Arena in Broomfield, Colorado on Friday, September 8th on AXS TV: Middleweight Markus Perez def. Ian Heinisch Submission (arm-triangle choke) 1 2:14 Middleweight Gilbert Smith def. Ben Smith Submission (guillotine choke) 2

Around the world of MMA: September 8-9

The UFC is back with a potentially record breaking event. This is going to be a good event this coming weekend: Reviews Legacy Fighting Alliance 21: Noblitt vs. Branjao Legacy FA hosted an event at the Branson Convention Center in Branson, Missouri on Friday, Sep. 1st on AXS TV: Light Heavyweight Kyle Noblitt def. Antônio Branjão Submission (guillotine choke) 1 4:13 Middleweight Kevin Holland def. Grady Hurley TKO (knees and

Black History Month 2017 Special: Top 10 Black American Fighters of the Past Year

Note that the list is compiled based on the records of the fighters listed over the past year who are African American: 10) Bobby Lashley Bobby Lashley fought Josh Appelt and finished him at Bellator 162 on October 21st in Memphis, Tennessee. It is currently unknown when Lashley will fight next and against whom it will be though a title fight maybe coming soon. 9) Quinton Jackson After over a year off, Quinton Jackson fought

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