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MMA Freak Rankings October 2020

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 (9/30/20) 1) Khabib Nurmagomedov (3) 2)

Around the world of MMA: October 29-31

Reviews UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje The UFC hosted an event at the Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Sunday, October 24th that was broadcast on pay-per-view: Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) def. Justin Gaethje (ic) Technical Submission (triangle choke) 2 1:34 Middleweight Robert Whittaker def. Jared Cannonier Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Alexander Volkov def. Walt Harris TKO (body kick and punches) 2 1:15

Around the world of MMA: October 24th

Reviews Bellator 249: Cyborg vs. Blencowe Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Thursday, October 15th broadcast on CBS Sports Network: Women’s Featherweight Cris Cyborg (c) def. Arlene Blencowe Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:36 Featherweight Leandro Higo def. Ricky Bandejas Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:32 Heavyweight Steve Mowry def. Shawn Teed TKO (knee and punches) 1 4:22 Lightweight Saad Awad vs. Mandel Nallo

MMA Freak Rankings September 2020

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 (3/31/20) 1) Jon Jones (1) 2)

MMA Freak Fighter of the Week UFC on ESPN 10

This will cover multiple Fighter of the Week awards. For UFC 249 it’s Henry Cejudo, for UFC Fight Night 171 it’s Glover Teixeira, For Road FC ARC 001 it’s Dong Hyun Bae, for UFC on ESPN 9 it’s Mackenzie Dern, for UFC 250 it’s Cody Garbrandt, and for UFC on ESPN 10 it’s Mariya Agapova.

Around the world of MMA: June 20th

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Eye vs. Calvillo The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, June 13th that was simulcast on ESPN and ESPN+ online: Catchweight (126.25 lbs) Cynthia Calvillo def. Jessica Eye Decision (unanimous) (49–46, 49–46, 48–47) 5 5:00 Catchweight (190.5 lbs) Marvin Vettori def. Karl Roberson Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:17 Lightweight Charles Rosa def. Kevin Aguilar Decision (split) (28–29,

UFC 249 Preview: Greg Hardy vs Yorgan De Castro

The Briefing The controversial former NFL star is coming off his second loss but the most important fight of his career. He stepped up on late notice to fight Alexander Volkov who is in a different league to all of his opponents so far, but he hung in there for three rounds against the elite and long striker, which is a priceless learning curve. De Castro has only had six