Tag "Alexander Volkov"

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

Around the world of MMA: July 2nd

Reviews PFL 6 (2021 season) The Professional Fighters League hosted an event at the Ocean Casino Resort on in Atlantic City, New Jersey that broadcast on June 25th on ESPN2: Women’s Lightweight Kayla Harrison def. Cindy Dandois Submission (armbar) 1 4:44 Lightweight Raush Manfio def. Anthony Pettis Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Movlid Khaybulaev def. Lance Palmer Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Denis Goltsov

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

Around the world of MMA: June 25-26

Reviews UFC on ESPN: The Korean Zombie vs. Ige The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada on Saturday, June 19th that was broadcast on ESPN2 and ESPN+ online: Featherweight Chan Sung Jung def. Dan Ige Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 49–46, 49–46) 5 5:00 Heavyweight Sergey Spivak def. Aleksei Oleinik Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Bantamweight Marlon Vera def. Davey Grant Decision (unanimous) (29–27, 29–28,

Top 10 Fights of February 2021

10) Tom Aspinali submits Andrei Arlovski – UFC Fight Night 185 The rising up and coming heavyweight Tom Aspinali was able to pull a submission against veteran and former champion Andrei Arlovski. 9) Casey O’Neill TKOs Shana Dobson – UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Lewis Casey O’Neil certainly made a statement in her UFC debut against veteran Shana Dobson that this Scottish up and comer is here to get a

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

MMA Freak Rankings February 2021

Please note that due to technical difficulties the MMA Freak Rankings were not updated in January. 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

Gina Carano fired and Fighter of the Week – UFC Fight Night 184

There is a full slate for this week’s MMA Freak Fighter of the Week show. First is that the main even of UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Volkov is reviewed. Second, the main event for UFC 258 is briefly previewed. Third, the firing of Gina Carano from the show, The Mandolorian, is briefly discussed along with her potential future moves. Lastly the move of Bellator to Showtime is discussed along

Around the world of MMA: February 12-13

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Volkov The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, February 6th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online streaming service: Heavyweight Alexander Volkov def. Alistair Overeem TKO (punches) 2 2:06 Bantamweight Cory Sandhagen def. Frankie Edgar KO (flying knee) 1 0:28 Lightweight Clay Guida def. Michael Johnson Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00 Flyweight Alexandre Pantoja