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Around the world of MMA: August 17-20

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2 The UFC will be hosting an event at the Antel Arena in Montevideo, Uruguay on Saturday, August 10th that will be broadcast on ESPN+: Women’s Flyweight Valentina Shevchenko (c) def. Liz Carmouche Decision (unanimous) (50–45, 50–45, 50–45) 5 5:00 Welterweight Vicente Luque def. Mike Perry Decision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Luiz Eduardo Garagorri def. Humberto Bandenay Decision (unanimous) (30–27,

Around the world of MMA: August 10-13

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler The UFC hosted an event at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, USA on Saturday, August 3rd that was broadcast on the main ESPN network: Welterweight Colby Covington def. Robbie Lawler Decision (unanimous) (50–44, 50–45, 50–45) 5 5:00 Lightweight Jim Miller def. Clay Guida Technical Submission (guillotine choke) 1 0:58 Lightweight Nasrat Haqparast def. Joaquim Silva KO (punches) 2 0:36 Middleweight Gerald

Around the world of MMA: May 31-June 1

Reviews PFL 13: Palmer vs. Gilpin The Professional Fighters League hosted an event at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, May 23rd and was broadcast on ESPN2: Featherweight Lance Palmer def. Alex Gilpin Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Chris Wade def. Nate Andrews Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Andre Harrison def. Peter Petties Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight

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: November 3rd

MMA News On October 27th it was reported by various news outlets such as that a historic “trade” was being negotiated between the UFC and the Asian One Championship promotion. The fighters traded were Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson from the UFC for One Championship’s Ben Askren. Johnson recently lost the UFC Flyweight Championship to Henry Cejudo at UFC 227 on August 4th while Askren last defended the One Welterweight Championship on November 24th of last year against

Around the world of MMA: January 26-27

There were two good events this weekend as it was the UFC and Bellator competing for viewer numbers: Reviews Bellator 192: Rampage vs. Sonnen Bellator MMA hosted an event at The Forum in Inglewood, CA on Saturday, January 20 on the Paramount Network: Heavyweight Chael Sonnen def. Quinton Jackson Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Welterweight Rory MacDonald def. Douglas Lima (c) Decision (unanimous) (48-47, 49-45, 49-46) 5 5:00

Top 10 Fights of June & July 2017

Top 10 Fights of June 2017 10) Hayder Hassan defeats Joe Stevenson via knockout – The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption 9) Douglas Lima defeats Lorenz Larkin via unanimous decision – Bellator 180/NYC: Silva vs. Sonnen 8) Vitor Belfort defeats Nate Marquardt via unanimous decision – UFC 212: Aldo vs. Holloway 7) Neiman Gracie defeats Dave Marfone via rear-naked choke submission – Bellator 180/NYC 6) Chael Sonnen defeats Wanderlei Silva via unanimous

Around the world of MMA: August 2-5

This had to be the best weekend of MMA this year and now things are going to slow down this weekend for a bit: Reviews UFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones 2 The UFC hosted an event at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on Sat., July 29th broadcast on pay per view: Light Heavyweight Jon ‘Bones’ Jones def. Daniel Cormier (c) KO (head kick and punches) 3 3:01 Welterweight Tyron