Posts From Matthew Salzer

MMA Freak Rankings July 2021

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the Freak staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for over twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible. Also note that fighters are only eligible for one weight class unless they are champions in multiple divisions in which case exceptions are made: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (6/30/21) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings July 2021

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible. Also fighters are only eligible for one weight class unless they are champions in multiple divisions in which case they are exceptions to the rule: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (6/29/21) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina Shevchenko (2)3)

Around the world of MMA: July 30-31

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada on Saturday, June 24th that was broadcast on both ESPN and ESPN+ online: Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw def. Cory Sandhagen Decision (split) (47–48, 48–47, 48–47) 5 5:00 Bantamweight Raulian Paiva def. Kyler Phillips Decision (majority) (29–28, 29–28, 28–28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Darren Elkins def. Darrick Minner TKO (punches) 2 3:48 Women’s Flyweight

The Ultimate Fighter 29 Episode 4 Review and Recap

After the fight ends, Tresean Gore talks with Ryder Newman back at the house and the two former opponents are cordial towards each other while they sit next to each other eating lunch. Knowing that the his team members are starting to get discouraged, Alexander Volkanovski encourages the fighters during their practice session and is able to invite a previous winner of the show, Michael Chiesa, to help train and

Around the world of MMA: July 24th

Reviews Bellator 262: Velasquez vs. Kielholtz Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Friday, June 16th that was broadcast on Showtime: Women’s Flyweight Juliana Velasquez (c) def. Denise Kielholtz Decision (split) (48–47, 47–48, 48–47) 5 5:00 Heavyweight Tyrell Fortune def. Matt Mitrione TKO (submission to punches) 1 1:45 Bantamweight Matheus Mattos def. Cee Jay Hamilton TKO (punches) 2 1:33 Women’s Featherweight Arlene Blencowe

The Ultimate Fighter 29 Episode 3 Review and Recap

The episode opens up with Mitch Raposo making a mental recovery over his loss and in denial over the fact that he was defeated by Liudvik Sholinian, whom he viewed himself as superior to. While Sholinian is in an interview with the film crew, the coaching staff including Brian Ortega comes in and congratulates him on his victory. During training, Alexander Volkanovski talks about how Ryder Newman wanted to fight