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Around the world of MMA: September 16-17

The continued UFC saturation streams over from last weekend into this coming weekend. That said here they are: Reviews Glory 33: New Jersey Glory hosted an event at the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, New Jersey on September 9th on UFC Fight Pass: For the Heavyweight Championship Netherlands Rico Verhoeven (c) def. Brazil Anderson Silva TKO (3 knockdowns) 2 2:57 Featherweight Contender Tournament Final Canada Matt Embree def. Georgia

Around the world of MMA: September 10th

It’s all UFC this week and from last week. Needless to say everything is going down this and last weekend: Reviews UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Barnett The UFC hosted an event at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany on September 3rd on UFC Fight Pass: Heavyweight Josh Barnett def. Andrei Arlovski Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 2:53 Light Heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson def. Jan Błachowicz Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3

Top 10 MMA Heavyweights: August 2016

Due to suspension, Brock Lesnar is ineligible for the rankings. Also previous rankings are listed in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA Heavyweights (7/30/16) 1) Stipe Miocic (1) Stipe Miocic will be defending his UFC Heavyweight Championship against Alistair Overeem at UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem on Saturday, September 10th at the Quicken Loans Arena for the first time in Cleveland, Ohio. 2) Alistair Overeem (2) In his long awaited challenge for the UFC Heavyweight Championship, Alistair Overeem will

Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters: July 2016

Please note that due to suspension Jon Jones is ineligible for the rankings. Also previous rankings in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters 1) Demetrious Johnson (2) Demetrious Johnson was going to defend his title against Wilson Reis but due to an injury had to withdraw. He still has time to defend his title before having to defend it against the TUF 24 winner who will earn a shot at him. 2) Dominick Cruz (3)

Top 10 Fights of May & June 2016

Due to time constraints the best fights of the last two months will be presented together. Here are the top 10s: Top 10 Fights of May 10) Kaline Medeiros’ technical knockout over Aline Serio – Invicta FC 17: Evinger vs. Schneider 9) Tonya Evinger’s unanimous decision over Colleen Schneider – Invicta FC 17: Evinger vs. Schneider 8) Rachel Ostovich’s split decision victory over Ariel Beck – Invicta FC 17: Evinger

MMA Freak May 2016 Rankings

The MMA Freak rankings to be determined by an open ballot on the mmaforum.com. Previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA Bantamweights (3/10/16) 1) Dominick Cruz (1) – Will defend his title against Urijah Faber at UFC 199 in Inglewood, CA on Sat, June 4th. 2) TJ Dillashaw (2) 3) Urijah Faber (4) 4) Marlon Moraes (6) 5) Renan Barao (3) tied 6) Raphael Assucano (N/A) tied 6) Bibiano Fernandez (5) 8) Thomas

Top 10 P4P MMA Fighters: May 2016

This is the first rankings to be determined by an open ballot on the mmaforum.com. Previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 P4P Fighters (5/23/16) 1) Jon Jones (1)  Jon Jones fought Ovince Saint Preux to a decision win at UFC 197 to become the Interim UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He will next get the chance at defeating Daniel Cormier against at UFC 200. 2) Demetrious Johnson (2) In a quick victory, Demetrious Johnson defended his title against Henry

Around the world of MMA: May 19-20

It was an exciting weekend of fights and there will be some down time but still some fights. Here are the updates: Reviews UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic The UFC hosted an event at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil on Sat, May 14th broadcast on pay-per-view: Heavyweight Stipe Miocic def. Fabrício Werdum (c) KO (punch) 1 2:47 Middleweight Ronaldo Souza def. Vitor Belfort TKO (punches) 1 4:38 Catchweight