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MMA Freak September 2019 Rankings

Please note that there was not a MMA Freak Rankings for August. 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 (7/30/19) 1) Jon Jones (1) 2) Henry Cejudo (3) 3) Amanda Nunes (4) 4) Khabib Nurmagomedov (5) 5)

Around the world of MMA: September 13-14

Reviews Bellator 226: Bader vs. Kongo Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, September 7th that was broadcast exclusively online on DAZN: Heavyweight Ryan Bader (c) vs. Cheick Kongo No Contest (accidental eye poke) 1 3:52 Featherweight Derek Campos def. Daniel Straus Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-25, 30-25) 3 5:00 Featherweight Ádám Borics def. Pat Curran TKO (punches) 2 4:59 Featherweight Pedro Carvalho

Around the world of MMA: September 7th

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang The UFC hosted an event at the Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre in Shenzhen, China on Saturday, August 31st broadcast on ESPN and ESPN+: Women’s Strawweight Zhang Weili def. Jéssica Andrade (c) TKO (knees and punches) 1 0:42 Welterweight Li Jingliang def. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos TKO (punches) 3 4:51 Flyweight Kai Kara-France def. Mark De La Rosa Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3

MMA Freak July 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 (6/27/19) 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

MMA Freak June 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 (5/31/19) 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

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

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)

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.

Top 10 Fights of January & February 2019

January 2019 10) Juan Archuleta defeats Ricky Bandejas via decision – Bellator 214 9) Ryan Bader defeats Fedor Emelianenko via knockout – Bellator 214 8) Henry Cejudo defeats TJ Dillashaw via TKO – UFC Fight Night 143 7) Jake “Jack Swagger” Hager submits J.W. Kiser – Bellator 214 6) Cory Sandhagen defeats Mario Bautista – UFC Fight Night 143 5) Alonzo Menifield defeats Vinicius Moreira – UFC Fight Night 143