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Around the world of MMA: UFC 229 Brawl

Reviews UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, October 6th on pay-per-view: Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) def. Conor McGregor Submission (neck crank) 4 3:03 Lightweight Tony Ferguson def. Anthony Pettis TKO (corner stoppage) 2 5:00 Light Heavyweight Dominick Reyes def. Ovince Saint Preux Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Derrick Lewis def. Alexander Volkov KO

Around the world of MMA: August 11-12

Reviews Professional Fighters League 5 The PFL hosted an event at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, Aug 2 broadcast on NBCSN: Lightweight Natan Schulte def. Jason High Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:18 Light Heavyweight Vinny Magalhaes def. Brandon Halsey TKO (punches) 1 1:34 Lightweight Will Brooks def. Robert Watley Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Maxim Grishin def. Rakim Cleveland Submission (rear-naked

Around the world of MMA: August 2-7

Reviews UFC on Fox: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2 The UFC hosted an event at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 28th broadcast on Fox: Lightweight Dustin Poirier def. Eddie Alvarez TKO (punches and elbow) 2 4:05 Featherweight José Aldo def. Jeremy Stephens TKO (punches) 1 4:19 Women’s Strawweight Joanna Jędrzejczyk def. Tecia Torres Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Alexander Hernandez def. Olivier Aubin-Mercier Decision

Around the world of MMA: June 29th

Reviews PFL 2 PFL hosted an event at the Chicago Theater in Chicago, Illinois on Thursday, June 21st that broadcast on NBCSN: Lightweight Will Brooks def. Luiz Firmino Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-37, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Brian Foster def. Ramsey Nijem TKO (flying knee and punches) 3 0:23 Women’s Lightweight Kayla Harrison def. Brittney Elkin Submission (armbar) 1 3:18 Lightweight Efrain Escudero def. Jason High Technical Submission (guillotine choke) 3

Around the world of MMA: November 16-19

There was a good fight night event over this weekend and there will be another good weekend fight night event: Reviews Bellator 187: McKee vs. Moore Bellator MMA hosted an event at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland on Friday, November 10th broadcast on Spike TV: Featherweight A.J. McKee def. Brian Moore Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 0:42 Women’s Featherweight Sinead Kavanagh def. Maria Casanova TKO (strikes) 1 0:34 Catchweight (161 pounds)

Around the world of MMA: October 6-7

Last weekend was a little quiet but this weekend is going to feature two fights that will bring fireworks for sure: Reviews Absolute Championship Berkut 71: Yan vs. Mattos ACB hosted an event at the Dynamo Sports Palace in Moscow, Russia on Saturday, September 30th on YouTube: ACB Bantamweight Championship Russia Petr Yan def. Brazil Matheus Mattos KO (Punches) 3 2:27 Interim ACB Lightweight Championship Russia Eduard Vartanyan def. Russia

MMA Freak July 2017 Rankings

Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, been inactive for twelve months or retired are ineligible: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (6/28/17) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) 2) Jon Jones (N/A) 3) Conor McGregor (3) 4) Stipe Miocic (4) 5) Michael Bisping (5) 6) Tyron Woodley (6) 7) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8) – Was willing to face Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 213 but was turned down. 8) Cody Garbrandt (9) 9) Max Holloway

Around the world of MMA: April 14-15

Last weekend had some interesting fights and this coming weekend is going to have some good ones as well: Reviews Bellator 176: Carvalho vs. Manhoef Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Pala Alpitour in Torino, Italy on Saturday, April 8th broadcast on Spike TV: Middleweight Rafael Carvalho (c) def. Melvin Manhoef KO (head kick) 4 3:15 Women’s Catchweight (132 pounds) Anastasia Yankova def. Elina Kallionidou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27,

Around the world of MMA: April 8th

The major MMA promotions have been in the swing of things as of late and this weekend it is only getting busy: Review Bellator 175: Rampage vs. King Mo 2 Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois on Friday, March 31st broadcast on Spike: Heavyweight Muhammed Lawal def. Quinton Jackson Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Catchweight (149 lbs) Emmanuel Sanchez def. Marcos Galvao