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Around the world of MMA: October 11-12

Reviews UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya The UFC hosted an event at the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, October 6th Australian time (5th US) on the ESPN+ pay-per-view: Middleweight Israel Adesanya (ic) def. Robert Whittaker (c) KO (punches) 2 3:33 Lightweight Dan Hooker def. Al Iaquinta Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–26) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Sergey Spivak def. Tai Tuivasa Technical Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 3:14 Welterweight Dhiego Lima

MMA Freak September 2019 Women’s Rankings

Please note that there was not a MMA Freak Women’s 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 Women’s P4P Fighters (7/29/19) 1) Amanda Nunes (1) 2) Valentina Shevchenko (2) 3) Cristiane Venacio (3) 4) Zhang Weili (N/A)

MMA Freak July 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 (6/28/19) 1) Amanda Nunes (1) 2) Valentina Shevchenko (2) 3) Cristiane Venacio (3) 4) Jessica Andrade (4) 5) Tatiana Suarez (5) 6) Rose Namajunas (6) 7) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8) 8)

MMA Freak June 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 (5/31/19) 1) Amanda Nunes (1) 2) Valentina Shevchenko (2) 3) Cristiane Venacio (3) 4) Jessica Andrade (4) 5) Tatiana Suarez (N/A) 6) Rose Namajunas (5) 7) Holly Holm (6) 8)

MMA Freak May 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 (4/30/19) 1) Amanda Nunes (1) 2) Valentina Shevchenko (2) 3) Cristiane Venacio (3) 4) Jessica Andrade (N/A) 5) Rose Namajunas (4) 6) Holly Holm (5) 7) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6) 8)

Around the world of MMA: May 18th

Reviews PFL 12: Harrison vs. Pacheco The Professional Fighters League hosted an event at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, May 9th and was broadcast on ESPN2: Women’s Lightweight Kayla Harrison def. Larissa Pacheco Decision (unanimous) (30-25, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Magomed Magomedkerimov def. John Howard Submission (guillotine choke) 1 4:54 Welterweight Ray Cooper III def. Zane Kamaka Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 4:29 Women’s Lightweight Sarah

Around the world of MMA: May 9-11

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy The UFC hosted an event at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, May 4th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ service: Lightweight Donald Cerrone def. Al Iaquinta Decision (unanimous) (49-45, 49-45, 49-46) 5 5:00 Middleweight Derek Brunson def. Elias Theodorou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Featherweight Shane Burgos def. Cub Swanson Decision (split) (30-27, 27-30, 29-28) 3

MMA Freak April 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 (2/28/19) 1) Amanda Nunes (1) 2) Valentina Shevchenko (3) 3) Cristiane Venacio (2) 4) Rose Namajunas (4) 5) Holly Holm (5) 6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6) 7) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (7) 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.