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Top 10 MMA Heavyweights: August 2016

Due to suspension, Brock Lesnar is ineligible for the rankings. Also previous rankings are listed in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA Heavyweights (7/30/16) 1) Stipe Miocic (1) Stipe Miocic will be defending his UFC Heavyweight Championship against Alistair Overeem at UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem on Saturday, September 10th at the Quicken Loans Arena for the first time in Cleveland, Ohio. 2) Alistair Overeem (2) In his long awaited challenge for the UFC Heavyweight Championship, Alistair Overeem will

Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters: July 2016

Please note that due to suspension Jon Jones is ineligible for the rankings. Also previous rankings in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters 1) Demetrious Johnson (2) Demetrious Johnson was going to defend his title against Wilson Reis but due to an injury had to withdraw. He still has time to defend his title before having to defend it against the TUF 24 winner who will earn a shot at him. 2) Dominick Cruz (3)

MMA Freak May 2016 Rankings

The MMA Freak rankings to be determined by an open ballot on the mmaforum.com. Previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA Bantamweights (3/10/16) 1) Dominick Cruz (1) – Will defend his title against Urijah Faber at UFC 199 in Inglewood, CA on Sat, June 4th. 2) TJ Dillashaw (2) 3) Urijah Faber (4) 4) Marlon Moraes (6) 5) Renan Barao (3) tied 6) Raphael Assucano (N/A) tied 6) Bibiano Fernandez (5) 8) Thomas

Around the world of MMA: May 16th

Last weekend was busy and this weekend will be for MMA as well. This weekend will be a big one and here they are: Reviews Invicta FC 17: Evinger vs. Schneider Invicta FC hosted an event at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, California on May 7th on UFC Fight Pass: Bantamweight United States Tonya Evinger (c) def. United States Colleen Schneider Decision (unanimous) (49-45, 50-44, 50-44)

Around the world of MMA: May 6-8

This weekend was an off weekend when it comes to MMA but things are warming up. Here’s everything upcoming: Reviews: Titan FC 38: Carl vs. Muhammad  Titan FC hosted an event at the Miccosukee Casino in Miami, Florida on April 30th broadcast on UFC Fight Pass: Belal Muhammad def. Steve Carl via TKO (Strikes) at 4:07 of Round 4 Jason Novelli vs. Yosdenis Cedeno declared a Split Draw (29-28, 28-29,

MMA Freak April 2016 Rankings

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 P4P Fighters (3/7/16) 1) Jon Jones (N/A) – Certainly looked like he was working off ring rust but won at UFC 197 just the same. 2) Demetrious Johnson (1) 3) Robbie Lawler (2) 4) Rafael dos Anjos (3) 5) Daniel Cormier (4) 6) Fabricio Werdum (5) 7) Luke Rockhold

Alistair Overeem & Andrei Arlovski to headline UFC debut in Netherlands

UFC have confirmed that No.3 heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem will take on No.5 heavyweight Andrei Arlovski in the main event for the organisations debut event in The Netherlands on Sunday, May 8 at Ahoy Rotterdam. Tickets for UFC FIGHT NIGHT: OVEREEM vs. ARLOVSKI will go on general sale on Thursday, March 24. Overeem (40-14, 1NC; fighting out of Amsterdam, The Netherlands), who previously held the heavyweight title in  Strikeforce, is looking