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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)

Top 10 Fights of March 2019

10) Zabit Magomedsharipov decisions Jeremy Stephens – UFC 235 Following his involvement with the post fight brawl against Conor McGregor, Zabit Magomedsharipov, dominated Jeremy Stephens. 9) Jon Jones decisions Anthony Smith – UFC 235: Jones vs. Smith Jon Jones once again demonstrated how dominant he is as he systematically dominated Anthony Smith and is now talking about a move up to the heavyweight division. One can only imagine a heavyweight

Around the world of MMA: April 4th

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Barboza vs. Gaethje The UFC hosted an event at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday, March 30th and was broadcast on ESPN: Lightweight Justin Gaethje def. Edson Barboza KO (punch) 1 2:30 Middleweight Jack Hermansson def. David Branch Submission (guillotine choke) 1 0:49 Featherweight Josh Emmett def. Michael Johnson KO (punch) 3 4:14 Women’s Strawweight Michelle Waterson def. Karolina Kowalkiewicz Decision (unanimous) (30-27,

MMA Freak March 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 (2/28/19) 1) Jon Jones (1) 2) Daniel Cormier (2) 3) Henry Cejudo (3) 4) Amanda Nunes (4) 5) Cristiane Justino (6) 6) Max Holloway (8) 7) Khabib Nurmagomedov (9) 8)

Around the world of MMA: March 29-31

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis The UFC hosted an event at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, March 23rd and it was broadcast on the ESPN+ online service: Welterweight Anthony Pettis def. Stephen Thompson KO (punches) 2 4:55 Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes def. Justin Willis Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-26, 30-25) 3 5:00 Lightweight John Makdessi def. Jesús Pinedo Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Flyweight Jussier

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.

Around the world of MMA: March 16th

Reviews ONE Championship: Reign of Valor ONE Championship hosted an event at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar on Saturday, March 9th broadcast on the ONE Super App: ONE Welterweight Championship Sweden Zebaztian Kadestam (c) def. Kazakhstan Georgiy Kichigin TKO (Retirement) 2 5:00 Featherweight 70 kg Myanmar Phoe Thaw def. Indonesia Yohan Mulia Legowo TKO (Punches) 1 4:56 Heavyweight 120 kg Italy Mauro Cerilli def. Cameroon Alain Ngalani KO

Around the world of MMA: March 9th

Reviews UFC 235: Jones vs. Smith The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on Saturday, March 2nd and was broadcast on pay-per-view and ESPN: Light Heavyweight Jon Jones (c) def. Anthony Smith Decision (unanimous) (48-44, 48-44, 48-44) 5 5:00 Welterweight Kamaru Usman def. Tyron Woodley (c) Decision (unanimous) (50-44, 50-44, 50-45) 5 5:00 Welterweight Ben Askren def. Robbie Lawler Technical Submission (bulldog choke) 1 3:20

MMA Freak February 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 (1/31/19) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Daniel Cormier (2)3) Henry Cejudo (3)4) Amanda Nunes (4)5) TJ Dillashaw (5)6) Cristiane Justino (6)7) Tyron Woodley (7)8) Max Holloway (8)9) Khabib Nurmagomedov (9)10) Ryan

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)