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Around the world of MMA: December 23rd

It was another good weekend of fights and with Christmas coming up things are going to slow down slightly: Reviews Legacy Fighting Alliance 29: Camus vs. Simon Legacy Fighting Alliance hosted an event at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, Minnesota on 12/15 on AXS: Bantamweight Ricky Simon def. Chico Camus Decision (unanimous) 5 5:00 Lightweight Jeff Peterson def. Mike Richman Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00 Featherweight Nate Jennerman

Around the world of MMA: December 15-16

There was a fight night level event this last weekend but that’s going to change this coming weekend to be sure: Reviews Bellator 190: Carvalho vs. Sakara Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Nelson Mandela Forum in Florence, Italy on Sat., December 9th on Spike TV: Middleweight Rafael Carvalho (c) def. Alessio Sakara KO (elbow and punches) 1 0:44 Lightweight Brandon Girtz def. Luka Jelcic KO (punches) 1 1:57

Top 10 Fights of June & July 2017

Top 10 Fights of June 2017 10) Hayder Hassan defeats Joe Stevenson via knockout – The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption 9) Douglas Lima defeats Lorenz Larkin via unanimous decision – Bellator 180/NYC: Silva vs. Sonnen 8) Vitor Belfort defeats Nate Marquardt via unanimous decision – UFC 212: Aldo vs. Holloway 7) Neiman Gracie defeats Dave Marfone via rear-naked choke submission – Bellator 180/NYC 6) Chael Sonnen defeats Wanderlei Silva via unanimous

MMA Freak July 2017 Rankings

Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, been inactive for twelve months or retired are ineligible: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (6/28/17) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) 2) Jon Jones (N/A) 3) Conor McGregor (3) 4) Stipe Miocic (4) 5) Michael Bisping (5) 6) Tyron Woodley (6) 7) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8) – Was willing to face Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 213 but was turned down. 8) Cody Garbrandt (9) 9) Max Holloway

Around the world of MMA: August 2-5

This had to be the best weekend of MMA this year and now things are going to slow down this weekend for a bit: Reviews UFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones 2 The UFC hosted an event at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on Sat., July 29th broadcast on pay per view: Light Heavyweight Jon ‘Bones’ Jones def. Daniel Cormier (c) KO (head kick and punches) 3 3:01 Welterweight Tyron

Around the world of MMA: July 25-30

It was a good weekend with a good fight and there’s more to come this coming weekend to be sure: Reviews UFC on Fox: Weidman vs. Gastelum The UFC hosted an event at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on July 22nd on Fox: Middleweight Chris Weidman def. Kelvin Gastelum Submission (arm-triangle choke) 3 3:46 Featherweight Darren Elkins def. Dennis Bermudez Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3

UFC 214 Preview: Predicting the 5 top fights

The return of Jon Jones meets the validation of Daniel Cormier. The legacy of both fighters is tied directly to the outcome of this fight. For Jones, winning back the belt he never lost will get him back on track after years of controversial drug tests and criminal convictions. DC has defeated everyone in the light heavyweight division, except the man who beat him. If he can win on July