Tag "Alexander Volkanovski"

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

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

The Ultimate Fighter 29 Episode 2 Review and Recap

The episode opens up with Alexander Volkanovski coming over to The Ultimate Fighter house to watch UFC 261. The fighters are encouraged by watching the main event with Rose Namajunas regaining the title against Weili Zhang. This is especially encouraging as Namajunas was on season 20 of the show and made it to the finals. The next day at the UFC Apex, Brian Ortega and his coaching staff talk to

MMA Freak Rankings June 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 (5/31/21) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina

The Ultimate Fighter 29 Episode 1 Review and Recap

In this revival season of The Ultimate Fighter, Dana White meets with the participants at the UFC Apex and talks about this season being a new beginning. After the meeting the coaches, Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega, both coaching staffs start an evaluation of all the fighters and afterwards Dana does the traditional coin flip for either first draft pick or first fight. Volkanovki wins the coin toss and decides

MMA Freak Rankings April 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 (3/31/21) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina

MMA Freak Rankings March 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 (2/28/21) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina