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Top 10 Fights of January 2021

10) Joanne Calderwood defeats Jessica Eye via decision – UFC 257 These two flyweights from other weight classes finally went at it and Joanne Calderwood was able to control Jessica Eye for a decision win. 9) Movsar Evloev decisions Nik Lentz – UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 Movsar Evloev was able to make a name for himself by defeating constant contender Nik Lentz by controlling him throughout the fight

Top 10 Fights of December 2020

10) Mackenzie Dern defeats Virna Jandiroba via decision – UFC 256 Mackenzie Dern continues to rise as she defeated atomweight and fellow Invicta veteran Virna Jandiroba and she had to fight to a decision for the win. 9) Kevin Holland defeats Ronaldo Souza via knockout method – UFC 256 To say that Kevin Holland had a very successful year is an understatement as he was able to knockout Ronaldo Souza

Top 10 Fights of November 2020

10) Rafael dos Anjos decisions Paul Felder – UFC Fight Night 182 Moving back up to his natural weight class, Rafael dos Anjos took out contender and commentator Paul Felder by controlling him. 9) Corey Anderson defeats Melvin Manhoef via TKO – Bellator 251 Corey Anderson made his successful Bellator debut by controlling Melvin Manhoef until he found the opportunity to land and then finish him. 8) Luana Pinheiro defeats

Top 10 Fights of October 2020

10) Denise Kielholtz defeats Kate Jackson via knockout – Bellator 247 Denise Kielholtz pulled an impressive victory against Kate Jackson with a knockout in the main event of the Bellator 247 fight card. 9) Cristiane Venancio submits Arlene Blencowe – Bellator 249 Despite having a black belt in Brazilian Jui-Jitsu, Cristiane “Cyborg” Venancio submitted featherweight title challenger Arlene Blencowe. 8) Germaine de Randamie defeats Juliana Pena via technical submission (guillotine

MMA Freak Hall of Fame: Class of 2020

2020 has been a crazy year for the world in general let alone in MMA. However, the MMA industry has continued despite everything and has yielded some good results. It also didn’t keep those of us here at MMA Freak from voting for the members of the MMA Freak Hall of Fame this year. Of note this year we are going back up to 10 inductees and will go back

Top 10 Fights of September 2020

10) Jordan Williams defeats Gregory Rodriguez via knockout method via punches – Dana White’s Contender Series – Week 7 Jordan Williams got the opportunity in the main event of the Dana White’s Contender Series to get a UFC contract and did against Gregory Rodriguez. 9) Taylor Johnson submits Ed Ruth – Bellator 245: Davis vs. Machida 2 There are times when a fighter is looking to regroup and in doing

Top 10 Fights of August 2020

10) T. J. Laramie defeats Daniel Swain via technical knockout victory method – Dana White’s Contender Series: Week 2 In the early part of the season for this year’s Dana White Contender Series, T. J. Laramie finished Daniel Swain and got the UFC contract. 9) Virna Jandiroba submits Felice Herrig – UFC 252: Miocic vs. Cormier 3 Virna Jandiroba was able to pull together a second win in a two

Top 10 Fights of July 2020

10) Amanda Ribas submits Paige VanZant via armbar – UFC 251 Amanda Ribas continues her rise by sending Paige VanZant packing in her last match in her UFC contract. Time will tell where she shows up next. 9) Petr Yan defeats Jose Aldo via TKO – UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal In what was the most dominant loss of Jose Aldo’s career, Petr Yan completely dominated the former champion and

Top 10 Fights of June 2020

10) Amanda Nunes defeats Felicia Spencer via decision – UFC 250 Felicia Spencer went in and tried to do her best in this fight but came up short and was dominated all five rounds of the fight by Amanda Nunes. 9) Jim Miller defeats Roosevelt Roberts via submission – UFC on ESPN 11 Despite his long career in the fight game, this bout proved that Jim Miller is still very

Top 10 Fights of March & May 2020

After a month of technical difficulties we are proud to announce that MMA Freak is back! The first article back is the recent fighter of the month lists. March 2020 10) Israel Adesanya defeats Yoel Romero via unanimous decision victory method – UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero 9) Nikita Krylov defeats Johnny Walker via unanimous decision victory method – UFC Fight Night: Lee vs. Oliveira 8) Gerald Meerschaert defeats Deron