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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

Top 10 Fights of September 2018

10) Aaron Pico defeats Leandro Higo via technical knockout – Bellator 206: Mousasi vs. MacDonald Aaron Pico had the toughest challenge of his career against Leandro Higo but showed he is fully capable of such a challenge. Aside from his first fight this was against a challenging, accomplished opponent at bantamweight. 9) Gegard Mousasi defeats Rory MacDonald via TKO victory – Bellator 206: Mousasi vs. MacDonald As ambitious as Rory MacDonald’s goal of was to become the

Around the world of MMA: UFC 229 this weekend

Reviews Bellator 206: Mousasi vs. MacDonald Bellator MMA hosts an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, Sept. 29 broadcast on DAZN: Middleweight Gegard Mousasi (c) def. Rory MacDonald TKO (punches and elbows) 2 3:23 Heavyweight Quinton Jackson def. Wanderlei Silva TKO (punches) 2 4:32 Welterweight Douglas Lima def. Andrey Koreshkov Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) 5 3:04 Featherweight Aaron Pico def. Leandro Higo TKO (punches) 1

Around the world of MMA: September 29-30

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Anders The UFC hosted an event at the Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday, Sept 22 on Fox Sports 1: Light Heavyweight Thiago Santos def. Eryk Anders TKO (referee stoppage) 3 5:00 Welterweight Alex Oliveira def. Carlo Pedersoli TKO (punches) 1 0:39 Light Heavyweight Antônio Rogério Nogueira def. Sam Alvey TKO (punches) 2 1:00 Catchweight (141.6 lbs) Andre Ewell def. Renan

How the new weight classes will change MMA

Last year the Association of Boxing Commissions passed a 10 point plan to controlling weight cutting including adding four new weight classes towards the middle and upper range of weight classes in MMA. The new weight classes are geared towards making it easier for fighters to make weight and make lower risks along with the other rules in the 10 point plan that are going into affect. The UFC has pledged