Tag "Rory MacDonald"

Around the world of MMA: June 18-22

Reviews Bellator 222: MacDonald vs. Gracie Bellator MMA will be hosting an event at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on Friday, June 14th to be broadcast on DAZN online: Welterweight Rory MacDonald (c) def. Neiman Gracie Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 Light Heavyweight Lyoto Machida def. Chael Sonnen TKO (flying knee and punches) 2 0:22 Catchweight (175 lbs.) Dillon Danis def. Max Humphrey Submission

Around the world of MMA: June 14-15

Reviews UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes The UFC hosted an event at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, June 8th which was broadcast on ESPN+ pay-per-view: Bantamweight Henry Cejudo def. Marlon Moraes TKO (punches) 3 4:51 Women’s Flyweight Valentina Shevchenko (c) def. Jessica Eye KO (head kick) 2 0:26 Lightweight Tony Ferguson def. Donald Cerrone TKO (doctor stoppage) 2 5:00 Bantamweight Petr Yan def. Jimmie Rivera Decision (unanimous)

MMA Freak May 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 (4/30/19) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Daniel Cormier (2)3) Henry Cejudo (3)4) Amanda Nunes (4)5) Khabib Nurmagomedov (5)6) Valentina Shevchenko (6)7) Kamaru Usman (7)8) Israel Adesanya (8)9) Dustin Poirier (9)10) Max

Around the world of MMA: May 3-4

Reviews Bellator 220: MacDonald vs. Fitch Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, April 27th broadcast on the Paramount Network and DAZN: Welterweight Rory MacDonald (c) vs. Jon Fitch Draw (majority) (46-48, 47-47, 47-47) 5 5:00 Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (c) def. Veta Arteaga TKO (doctor stoppage) 3 1:50 Lightweight Benson Henderson def. Adam Piccolotti Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00

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)

Around the world of MMA: April 26-27

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik The UFC hosted an event at the Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia on Saturday, April 20th and the event was broadcast on ESPN+: Heavyweight Alistair Overeem def. Aleksei Oleinik TKO (knees and punches) 1 4:45 Lightweight Islam Makhachev def. Arman Tsarukyan Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Sergei Pavlovich def. Marcelo Golm KO (punches) 1 1:06 Women’s Flyweight Roxanne

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)

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 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)