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UFN 41 & TUF Brazil 3 Finale in review, plus UFN 42 previewed

We survived the UFC double header this weekend so we can actually talk about it. So let’s look into it and the fight night this next weekend: UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs. Mousasi Main Event: Mark Munoz #9 Middleweight vs. Gegard Mousasi Prediction: Mousasi by strikes. Result: Mousasi by submission. Mousasi got his rebound win by handing Munoz his second loss in a row. Co-main Event: Francis Carmont vs. C.B. Dollaway Prediction: Dollaway by strikes. Result:

Top 10 P4P MMA fighters: May 2014

Please note that due to inactivity Dominick Cruz is ineligible for rankings. Also note the rankings are voted on and previous are in parenthesis: 1. Jon Jones (1) Jon Jones is supposedly going to be facing Alexander Gustafsson for his next title defense. However, the bout has yet to be finalized. Another contender that has arisen is that of Daniel Cormier following his one sided submission victory of Dan Henderson at UFC 173. 2. Jose Aldo (2) After

Top 10 MMA light heavyweights: May 2014

Note that due to inactivity, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also note that due to a rare tie for tenth, the rankings will actually include eleven fighters. Lastly, the rankings are voted on by a panel and last rankings (5/1/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Jon Jones (1) Jon Jones is currently expected to face Alexander Gustafsson next though a date currently isn’t set and the bout agreement isn’t signed yet.

Reviewing TUF 19: episode 7 & TUF Brazil 3: episode 12

TUF: Brazil 3 – Episode 12 In the final semifinal of the middleweight division, Marcio Junior of Team Sonnen faces off against Team Silva’s Ricardo Abreu. The first round goes to Abreu but the second and third rounds go to Junior who ultimately walks away with a split decision. Then in the final semifinal of the heavyweight division, Team Sonnen’s Vitor Miranda takes on Team Silva’s Richardson Moreira. During the first round Miranda dominates the action and then is

Top 10 MMA welterweights: May 2014

Please note the rankings are determined by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note the previous rankings (3/24/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Johny Hendricks (1) Supposedly Johny Hendricks has returned to training this month and will face the winner of Tyron Woodley versus Rory MacDonald. Both of them pose several unique challenges for Hendricks but MacDonald poses a similar one that his teammate Georges St.-Pierre posed. 2. Robbie Lawler (2 tied) After his dominating performance

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

UFC 173 in review, plus UFN 41& TUF Brazil 3 Finale previewed

So we had probably one of the greatest upset shockers take place this weekend and coming up is a UFC double header. Let’s take a look: UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw Main Event: Renan Barao #1 Bantamweight vs. T.J. Dillashaw #6 Bantamweight Prediction: Barao by submission. Result: Dillashaw by strikes. Probably the greatest upset in MMA history even topping Weidman vs. Silva. Co-main Event: Dan Henderson #6 Light Heavyweight vs. Daniel Cormier #4 Light Heavyweight Prediction: Cormier

Top 10 MMA lightweights: May 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak members. Also note the previous rankings (5/1/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Anthony Pettis (1) The date to start filming The Ultimate Fighter season 20 is supposedly July 1st but that has yet to be confirmed. Until then UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis can only train and anticipate his upcoming title defense at the end of the

Reviewing TUF 19: episode 6 & TUF Brazil 3: episode 11

TUF: Brazil 3 – Episode 11 The episode opens with the selection of the Octagon girl finalist selections and at the weigh ins Bruce Buffer appears. He announces that the finalists in both weight classes will get a trip to Las Vegas and will get to watch a UFC event live. Then in the first semi final, Team Sonnen’s Warlley Alves faces off against Team Silva’s Wagner Gomes. The match ends in the first minute when

Bellator 120 in review, plus UFC 173 previewed

So Bellator’s pay per view debut was a pretty good one and we have the monthly UFC pay per view coming up this weekend. Let’s look at it: Bellator 120 Main Event: Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal Prediction: Jackson by strikes. Result: Jackson by decision. Once again this is why you NEVER LEAVE IT IN THE HANDS OF THE JUDGES! Co-main Event: Alexander Shlemenko vs. Tito Ortiz Prediction: Shlemenko by strikes. Result: Ortiz