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MMA Freak April 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 (3/31/19) 1) Jon Jones (1) 2) Daniel Cormier (2) 3) Henry Cejudo (3) 4) Amanda Nunes (4) 5) Khabib Nurmagomedov (7) 6) Valentina Shevchenko (9) 7) Kamaru Usman (10) 8)

7th Annual MMA Freak Awards

This year’s MMA Freak Awards did come out later then originally planned but is now coming out. Like last year, there will be some changes to the format once again: With the exception of the Comeback of the Year category, the awards returns to a top 10 list. The Journalist of the Year category has been dropped this year in favor of bringing back the Comeback of the Year category.

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)

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