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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

Around the world of MMA: March 22-23

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Till vs. Masvidal The UFC hosted a fight night event at The O2 Arena in London, England on Saturday, March 16th and that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online service: Welterweight Jorge Masvidal def. Darren Till KO (punches) 2 3:05 Welterweight Leon Edwards def. Gunnar Nelson Decision (split) (29-27, 29-28, 28-29) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Dominick Reyes def. Volkan Oezdemir Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3

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: September 29-30

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Anders The UFC hosted an event at the Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday, Sept 22 on Fox Sports 1: Light Heavyweight Thiago Santos def. Eryk Anders TKO (referee stoppage) 3 5:00 Welterweight Alex Oliveira def. Carlo Pedersoli TKO (punches) 1 0:39 Light Heavyweight Antônio Rogério Nogueira def. Sam Alvey TKO (punches) 2 1:00 Catchweight (141.6 lbs) Andre Ewell def. Renan

Around the world of MMA: Kid Yamamoto dies at 41

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Oliynyk The UFC hosts an event at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Moscow, Russia on Sat, September 15th on UFC Fight Pass: Heavyweight Oleksiy Oliynyk def. Mark Hunt Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:26 Light Heavyweight Jan Błachowicz def. Nikita Krylov Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 2:41 Heavyweight Shamil Abdurakhimov def. Andrei Arlovski Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Alexey Kunchenko def. Thiago Alves Decision

Around the world of MMA: August 2-7

Reviews UFC on Fox: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2 The UFC hosted an event at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 28th broadcast on Fox: Lightweight Dustin Poirier def. Eddie Alvarez TKO (punches and elbow) 2 4:05 Featherweight José Aldo def. Jeremy Stephens TKO (punches) 1 4:19 Women’s Strawweight Joanna Jędrzejczyk def. Tecia Torres Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Alexander Hernandez def. Olivier Aubin-Mercier Decision

Around the world of MMA: July 27-31

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Smith The UFC hosted an event at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany on Sun, July 22 broadcast on Fox Sports 1: Light Heavyweight Anthony Smith def. Maurício Rua KO (elbow and punches) 1 1:29 Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson def. Glover Teixeira Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Middleweight Abu Azaitar def. Vitor Miranda Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Marcin

Around the world of MMA: February 3rd

There were some fight night level events this weekend which will be followed by some more this coming weekend: Reviews Bellator 193: Larkin vs. Gonzalez  Bellator MMA hosted an event at Pechanga Casino in Temecula, CA on Fri, Jan 26 on the Paramount Network: Catchweight (180 lbs) Lorenz Larkin def. Fernando Gonzalez Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Saad Awad def. J.J. Ambrose Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Top 10 Fights of August 2017

It was a quiet month in August in terms of fights but there were some just the same and here are the best of them: Top 10 Fights of August 2017 10) Ciro Rodrigues TKOs David Michaud – Legacy Fighting Alliance 19: Michaud vs. Rodrigues Ciro Rodrigues was able to stand out in a fight where not much was going on in the MMA scene in general. 9) Mike Rodriguez knocks