Tag "Urijah Faber"

MMA Freak Hall of Fame: Class of 2018

Another year has come and gone and finally here are this year’s Hall of Fame inductees with the nominee rules: “The Hall of Fame classes are decided by an open ballot which all writers for the site are eligible to cast. Each writer has the power to vote for up to five individuals ranked from lowest (5) to highest (1) with the highest ranks being given priority. The top five

Dana White’s Contender Series | MMA Freak Show

It’s finally here the MMA Freak Show! For this debut episode we are covering the Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series and it’s relations to what were UFC developmental leagues in the past. Note: This video was recorded and edited before the announcement that Snoop Dog would be a commentator for said series.

The Ultimate Fighter 25: Episodes 2 & 3 Recaps

Episode 2: Eat Some Souls During the first part of the episode, coaches Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw get into an argument over what really happened in regards to Dillashaw’s departure from Team Alpha Male. Garbrandt and Team Alpha Male coach and founder Urijah Faber claim that Dillashaw left to join the former striking coach of Team Alpha Male Duane Ludwig while Dillashaw claims that Faber threw Dillashaw out of the gym. Background videos shows Tom Gallicchio getting into a

The Ultimate Fighter 25 Redemption Preview

The Ultimate Fighter is coming again with a new season but some very familiar faces. Here are some points to check: Format The theme of the season, Redemption is about the idea that the cast is made up of former TUF participants who are getting a second chance at the show. The show concept is certainly unique but former fighters on the show is not a new concept as past seasons have

5th Annual MMA Freak Awards Results

The 5th Annual MMA Freak Awards are finally compiled in continued collaboration with fanboynation. The Following nine categories are listed below. Top 10 Upsets of 2016 Honorable Mentions Eric Shelton upsets Yori Sherbatov via rear naked choke technical submission on The Ultimate Fighter 24 Top 10 Upsets of 2016 10) Valentina Shevchenko upsets Holly Holm via uanimous decision at UFC on Fox: Holm vs. Shevchenko 9) Cortney Casey upsets Randa Markos via verbal submission by an ambar at UFC 202: Diaz vs.

Top 10 Fights of October, November & December 2016

Due to time constraints July and August’s top 10 fights are condensed in this one article. Here are the top picks: Top 10 Fights of October 10) Leon Edwards’ choke submission over Albert Tumenov – UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2 9) Damian Stasiak’s armbar submission over Davey Grant – UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2 8) Iuri Alcantara’s triangle choke submission over Brad Pickett – UFC 204: Bisping vs.

Around the world of MMA: December 23rd

It’s the week before Christmas and things are calming down a little bit. Here are the reviews and previews this week: Reviews BAMMA 27: Duquesnoy vs. Philpott BAMMA hosted an event at the 3Arena (with Bellator) in Dublin, Ireland on December 16th broadcast on ESPN 3: Featherweight Republic of Ireland Dylan Tuke vs. England Cameron Else Welterweight Republic of Ireland Keith McCabe vs. Republic of Ireland Richard Kiely Bantamweight Republic

MMA Freak November 2016 Rankings

This month’s remaining MMA rankings are put together in this one article due to time constraints. Here they are: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (10/28/16) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1)  2) Dominick Cruz (2) 3) Daniel Cormier (3) 4) Conor McGregor (4)  5) Stipe Miocic (5) – Still doesn’t have an opponent set for his next title defense which doesn’t have a date as of yet. 6) Michael Bisping (6) 7) Tyron