Tag "Pearl Gonzalez"

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 February 2019 Women’s 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 Women’s P4P Fighters (1/31/19) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (2)3) Valentina Shevchenko (3)4) Rose Namajunas (4)5) Holly Holm (5)6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6)7) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (7) 8) Seo Hee Ham (8) 9) Julia Budd

Around the world of MMA: February 15 – 17

Reviews UFC 234: Whittaker vs. Gastelum The UFC hosted an event at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, February 10th (11th USA time) and that was broadcast on PPV: Middleweight Israel Adesanya def. Anderson Silva Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Lando Vannata def. Marcos Rosa Mariano Submission (kimura) 1 4:55 Bantamweight Ricky Simon def. Rani Yahya Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-25) 3 5:00 Women’s

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings January 2019

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 Women’s P4P Fighters (12/31/18) 1) Amanda Nunes (1) 2) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (2) 3) Valentina Shevchenko (3) 4) Rose Namajunas (4) 5) Holly Holm (5) 6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6) 7) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (7)

Around the world of MMA: September 8th

Reviews Invicta FC 31: Jandiroba vs. Morandin Invicta FC hosted an event at the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Missouri on September 1st on UFC Fight Pass: Strawweight Virna Jandiroba (c) def. Janaisa Morandin Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 2:23 Flyweight Pearl Gonzalez def. Daiane Firmino Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-27) 3 5:00 Bantamweight Lisa Spangler def. Shanna Young Decision (split) (28-29, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Catchweight (117 lbs) Mallory