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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: December 9-10

MMA had a good weekend and this coming weekend should be good as well. Here are the reviews and previews: Reviews The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions Finale The UFC hosted an event at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada on Dec. 3rd broadcast on Fox Sports 1: Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) def. Tim Elliott Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 49-46, 49-45) 5 5:00 Flyweight Joseph Benavidez def. Henry Cejudo

Top 10 MMA Middleweights: April 2016

Due to inactivity and suspension respectively, Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero are ineligible for the rankings: Top 10 Middleweights (12/30/15) 1) Luke Rockhold (1)  Luke Rockhold will defend his title in a rematch against Chris Weidman at UFC 199 on June 4th in California. This may not have been the first choice considering how one sided their last fight was but it’s going to happen. 2) Chris Weidman (2)  Despite being dominated previously, Chris Weidman will get

Top 10 MMA Middleweights: November 2015

Due to inactivity and suspension, Tim Kennedy and Anderson Silva are ineligible for this month’s rankings: Top 10 Middleweights (10/1/15) 1) Chris Weidman (1)  Chris Weidman will be defending his title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on pay-per-view on December 12th. The fight will be the co-main event next to featherweight. 2) Luke Rockhold (2)  American Kickboxing Academy product Luke Rockhold will challenge Chris Weidman on December 12th at UFC

Matthew Salzers’ Top 10 Lists of 2014

To say this should’ve been done a WHILE ago, however better late then never. So here are my top 10 lists of 2014: 10) Top 10 Military Vets of 2014 This list was nominated for the Best Article of 2014 in the MMA Freak awards and covered military veteran success. This year’s list included the likes of Bobby Lashley, Randy Couture, Tim Kennedy and Brandon Vera. 9) Top 10 fights of June 2014 There were

MMA Freak August 2015 Rankings

Due to time constraints, the following divisions will be updated at once. The following fighters are ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity or suspension: Anderson Silva, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Chan Sung Jung, Gilbert Melendez, Nick Diaz, TJ Grant, George Roop, Brian Bowles, and Michael McDonald. Top 10 Bantamweights (6/1/15) 1) T.J. Dillashaw (1) 2) Renan Barao (2) 3) Dominick Cruz (3) 4) Raphael Assuncao (4) 5) Urijah Faber (5) 6) Bibiano

Best of 2014 series: Top 10 MMA upsets of the year

2014 was an interesting year when it came to upsets. While the greatest of all time was not upset, there was certainly an upset this year that was comparable. Looking back things could have gone a completely different way. Please note that TUF exhibition matches are eligible for this category. Again these matches were voted on by the writers here at MMA Freak and because of the varied opinions, there

Top 10 fights of September 2014

There were a number of good fight cards this month which also included the launch of The Ultimate Fighter season 20. With that here we go: 10) The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America – Marlon Vera vs. Enrique Briones At this point Team Mexico won all four bouts. Team Latin America was in desperate need of a win. Thus came Marlon Vera, a man on a mission against Enrique Briones both of whom were