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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.

Around the world of MMA: March 9th

Reviews UFC 235: Jones vs. Smith The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on Saturday, March 2nd and was broadcast on pay-per-view and ESPN: Light Heavyweight Jon Jones (c) def. Anthony Smith Decision (unanimous) (48-44, 48-44, 48-44) 5 5:00 Welterweight Kamaru Usman def. Tyron Woodley (c) Decision (unanimous) (50-44, 50-44, 50-45) 5 5:00 Welterweight Ben Askren def. Robbie Lawler Technical Submission (bulldog choke) 1 3:20

MMA Freak February 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 (1/31/19) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (2)3) Valentina Shevchenko (3)4) Rose Namajunas (4)5) Holly Holm (5)6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6)7) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (7) 8) Seo Hee Ham (8) 9) Julia Budd

Around the world of MMA: March 2nd

Reviews Bellator 217: Gallagher vs. Graham Bellator MMA hosted an event at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday, February 23rd and that was broadcast on Paramount Network and DAZN: Bantamweight James Gallagher def. Steven Graham Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:31 Lightweight Myles Price def. Peter Queally Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Welterweight Kiefer Crosbie def. Daniel Olejniczak Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:09 Featherweight Richie Smullen def. Adam

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings January 2019

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 (12/31/18) 1) Amanda Nunes (1) 2) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (2) 3) Valentina Shevchenko (3) 4) Rose Namajunas (4) 5) Holly Holm (5) 6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6) 7) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (7)

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings December 2018

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 (11/30/18) 1) Amanda Nunes (2) – Became the only women’s 2 division champion.2) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (1)3) Valentina Shevchenko (3)4) Rose Namajunas (5)5) Holly Holm (4)6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6)7) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8) 8) Seo Hee Ham (9) 9) Ariane Lipski (10) 10) Julia Budd (N/A) Honorable Mentions Megan

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings November 2018

Fighters serving suspensions related to positive drug tests or inactive for over 12 months are ineligible for rankings: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (10/30/18) 1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (1) 2) Amanda Nunes (2)  3) Valentina Shevchenko (3) 4) Holly Holm (4) 5) Rose Namajunas (5) 6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6) 7) Nicco Montano (7)  8) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8) 9) Seo Hee Ham (9) 10) Ariane Lipski (10) Honorable Mentions Julia Budd,

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings October 2018

Fighters serving suspensions related to positive drug tests or inactive for over 12 months is ineligible for rankings: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (9/29/18) 1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (1) 2) Amanda Nunes (2)  3) Valentina Shevchenko (3) 4) Holly Holm (4) 5) Rose Namajunas (5) 6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6) 7) Nicco Montano (7)  8) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8) 9) Seo Hee Ham (9) 10) Ariane Lipski (10) Honorable Mentions Julia Budd,

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings September 2018

Fighters serving suspensions related to positive drug tests or inactive for over 12 months is ineligible for rankings: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (8/30/18) 1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (1) 2) Amanda Nunes (2)  3) Valentina Shevchenko (3) 4) Holly Holm (4) 5) Rose Namajunas (5) 6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6) 7) Nicco Montano (7)  8) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8) 9) Seo Hee Ham (9) 10) Ariane Lipski (10) Honorable Mentions Julia Budd,