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MMA Freak Hall of Fame: Class of 2018

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 five individuals ranked from lowest (5) to highest (1) with the highest ranks being given priority. The top five

Around the world of MMA: January 29-31

It was an easy weekend but things are about to ramp up once again. With that here are the reviews and previews: Reviews: World Series of Fighting 27: Future Champs WSOF hosted an event at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee on Saturday, January 23rd broadcast on NBCSN: Lightweight Luiz Firmino def. Caros Fodor Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Shamil Gamzatov def. Teddy Holder TKO (punches) 1

MMA Freak Hall of Fame: Class of 2015

The 4th Annual MMA Freak Awards officially kicked off with the podcast in which the MMA Freak Hall of Fame Class of 2015 was announced. They will now be put onto paper for those who don’t have the time to watch the hour long podcast. For the sake of procedure, the guile lines on how the MMA Freak Awards are voted on is listed below: “The Hall of Fame classes

Around the world of MMA: October 2-4

It was another good weekend and now another month has passed. With that here are the coming weekend’s events: Review: UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson The UFC returned to the “Land of the Rising Sun” aka Japan with a fight card Saturday night live on Fox Sports 1: Heavyweight Josh Barnett def. Roy Nelson Decision (unanimous) (48-47, 48-47, 50-45) 5 5:00 Middleweight Uriah Hall def. Gegard Mousasi TKO (jumping

Around the world of MMA: May 30-31

It’s hard to top a fight card like the one that happened last weekend but here’s what’s coming up for this weekend: Reviews: UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier This has probably been the best fight card of the year and it certainly delivered despite several injuries and set backs: Light Heavyweight Daniel Cormier def. Anthony Johnson Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 2:39 Middleweight Chris Weidman (c) def. Vitor Belfort TKO (punches)

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

Around the world of MMA: June 27-30

So there is a UFC double header coming up this weekend but there are still other fight cards. With that here we go around the world: CLASSIC ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS – CES MMA 24 New England promotion Classic Entertainment and Sports holds an event at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island on June 27th: Luis ‘Rockstar’ Felix vs Julian ‘Nitrane’ Lane Brett Oteri vs Ricardo ‘Golden Boy’ Funch

Around the world of MMA: May 9-11

There are again a few notable fight cards coming up this weekend, two of which is available for viewing. So here we go around the world: MFC 40 – CROWNED KINGS The Canadian promotion holds an event at the Shaw Convention Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on May 9th broadcast on AXS TV: Tom Gallicchio vs Kurt ‘The Hurt’ Southern Sam ‘Smilin’ Alvey vs Wes ‘Nile’ Swofford Jesse Brock vs

Around the world of MMA: April 18-20

Once again a major weekend for major MMA but there are a few fight cards of note to be mentioned. With that here we go around the world: CWFC FIGHT NIGHT 11 Cage Warriors returns to Amman, Jordan at the King Hussein Youth City this Friday April 18th broadcast on Fight Now TV and MMAjunkie: Jack Mason VS Patrick Vallee Brian Moore VS Marat Pekov Jack Hermansson VS Ion Pascu