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Top 10 MMA bantamweights: January 2015

Due to inactivity, Michael McDonald is ineligible for the rankings. Also that the previous rankings (10/20/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1) T.J. Dillashaw (1) T.J Dillashaw currently has nothing scheduled but his next likely opponent due to injuries is Renan Barao who recently rebounded. Dominick Cruz is out with an ACL injury and Raphael Accuncao is recovering from ankle surgery due to an injury there. 2) Renan Barao (2) After a successful rebound win against Mitch Gagnon, Renan Barao may have

Top 10 MMA bantamweights : October 2014

Please note the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note the previous rankings (9/22/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1) T.J. Dillashaw (1) T.J. Dillashaw probably won’t fight until at least February 2014 but when he does fight it will most likely be against Dominick Cruz. 2) Renan Barao (2) In order to even be considered for a title shot again, Renan Barao needs to fight Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight

Hispanic Heritage Month 2014 Special: Top 10 Hispanics of the past year

Technically National Hispanic Heritage Month is over but that doesn’t mean that the Hispanic fighters in MMA can’t still be honored. This list will have all the major Hispanics in MMA that have had success on the main stage. With that here we go with the top 10 of the past year: 10) Yair Rodriguez Yair Rodriguez is a member of the inaugural task of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America for Team Mexico.

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

Top 10 MMA bantamweights: September 2014

Please note due to inactivity, Dominick Cruz is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also note previous rankings (7/22/14) in parenthesis: 1. T.J. Dillashaw (1) T.J. Dillashaw didn’t face Renan Barao at UFC 177, but he did have a good match with replacement Joe Soto and knocked him out. One has to admire Soto for giving Dillashaw more of a test then Barao, but it also shows that the champion is adaptable to adverse conditions. 2. Renan Barao

Top 10 MMA bantamweights: July 2014

Please note that due to inactivity, Dominick Cruz is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also the last rankings (5/30/14) are in parenthesis: 1. T.J. Dillashaw (1) Despite his dominance over the bantamweight equivalent of Anderson Silva in order to capture the UFC Bantamweight Champship, T.J. Dillashaw is now set to face the man who’s title he took in Renan Barao. The title defense will take place at UFC 177 on August 30th. 2. Renan Barao (2) Despite

Top 10 MMA bantamweights: May 2014

Please note that due to inactivity, Dominick Cruz is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also the rankings are decided by a panel of writers: 1. T.J Dillashaw (6) Having pulled one of the greatest upsets in the history of MMA, T.J Dillashaw will probably defend his title first against Raphael Assuncao. There was a mention of a possible immediate rematch with Renan Barao but that makes no sense considering the domination. 2. Renan Barao (1) Renan