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Around the world of MMA: July 22-23

There is quite a bit going on in MMA and in the world in general. So there will be no time wasted in getting it done: Reviews UFC Fight Night: McDonald vs. Lineker The UFC hosted an event at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, SD on July 13th on Fox Sports 1: Bantamweight John Lineker def. Michael McDonald KO (punches) 1 2:43 Lightweight Tony Ferguson def. Lando

Top 10 MMA Lightweights: June 2016

Note Gilbert Melendez is ineligible for the rankings. Also the rankings an open ballots on the mmaforum.com: Top 10 MMA Lightweights (4/28/16) 1) Rafael dos Anjos (1)  Rafael dos Anjos will defend his title against Eddie Alvarez at UFC Fight Night: dos Anjos vs. Alvarez on July 7th on UFC Fight Pass. This will be the first of three UFC events during UFC International Fight Week in Las Vegas. 2) Khabib Nurmagomedov (2)

4th Annual MMA Freak Awards: Top 10 Upsets of 2015

2015 was one of the most tumultuous years when it came to upsets and title turnovers. Both of the women’s championships changed hands and five of the eight men’s championships changed hands. The writers of MMA Freak have submitted their votes on what the top 10 upsets of the year were. Because of the varied opinions some of the fights submitted didn’t make it onto the list but are listed

Around the world of MMA: December 29-January 2

Christmas has come and gone and now 2015 is coming to a close. With that here are the previews for New Years: Reviews: UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs. Cerrone 2 The UFC hosted the last event of the year at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida on December 19th on Fox: Lightweight Rafael dos Anjos (c) def. Donald Cerrone TKO (body kick and punches) 1 1:06 Heavyweight Alistair Overeem

Around the World of MMA: December 18-19

There were three events over the weekend of significance and more to come this weekend. With that here they are: Reviews: UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor The UFC capped off it’s busiest week with a fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 12th on PPV: Featherweight Conor McGregor (ic) def. José Aldo (c) KO (punches) 1 0:13 Middleweight Luke Rockhold def. Chris Weidman (c) TKO (punches) 4 3:12

Top 10 MMA Lightweights: November 2015

Due to inactivity and suspension Khabib Nurmagomedov, TJ Grant and Gilbert Melendez are ineligible: Top 10 Lightweights (9/7/15) 1) Rafael dos Anjos (1) Rafael dos Anjos will be defending his title against Donald Cerrone at UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs. Cerrone on December 19th. This will be a rematch between the two from UFC Fight Night 27 where dos Anjos came out on top. 2) Anthony Pettis (2) Former UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis will fight for the first time

Top 10 MMA heavyweights: October 2015

Please note that the rankings are determined by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Previous ranks are in parenthesis: Top 10 Heavyweights (9/26/15) 1) Fabricio Werdum (1) Fabricio Werdum will have to face Cain Velasquez in his first title defense to prove his submission win in the first match wasn’t a fluke victory. Due to the schedule, this match probably won’t happen until February next year. 2) Cain Velasquez (2) After losing his