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Around the world of MMA: July 30-31

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada on Saturday, June 24th that was broadcast on both ESPN and ESPN+ online: Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw def. Cory Sandhagen Decision (split) (47–48, 48–47, 48–47) 5 5:00 Bantamweight Raulian Paiva def. Kyler Phillips Decision (majority) (29–28, 29–28, 28–28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Darren Elkins def. Darrick Minner TKO (punches) 2 3:48 Women’s Flyweight

9th Annual MMA Freak Awards (2020)

The MMA Freak Awards are coming around a little later then last year but there have been times the awards came out later. There has been another change of format this year as follows: The Comeback of the Year category has been reinstated. It should also be noted that in addition to the staff here at MMA Freak, votes were placed by you, the fans and the final results are

Top 10 Fights of February 2020

10) Justin Tafa defeats Juan Adams via TKO – UFC 246: Jones vs. Reyes A fight between two up and comers, Justin Tafa was able to attain a technical knockout victory against Juan Adams and made a statement. 9) Trevin Giles decisions James Krause – UFC 246: Jones vs. Reyes Trevin Giles had to earn a Fight of the Night victory against the normally welterweight James Krause as the two

Around the world of MMA: February 28-29

Reviews Bellator Dublin/Bellator 240 Bellator MMA hosted an event at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday, February 22nd that was broadcast on the Paramount Network and DAZN: Women’s Featherweight Leah McCourt def. Judith Ruis Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Middleweight Charlie Ward def. Kyle Kurtz TKO (punches) 3 4:24 Welterweight Austin Clem def. Aaron Chalmers Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) 3 5:00 Lightweight Brent Primus def. Chris

Around the world of MMA: February 21-22

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Anderson vs. Błachowicz 2 The UFC will be hosting an event at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico on Saturday, February 15th broadcast on ESPN+: Light Heavyweight Jan Błachowicz def. Corey Anderson KO (punch) 1 3:08 Welterweight Diego Sanchez def. Michel Pereira DQ (illegal knee) 3 3:09 Women’s Flyweight Montana De La Rosa def. Mara Romero Borella Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)

Around the world of MMA: May 3-4

Reviews Bellator 220: MacDonald vs. Fitch Bellator MMA hosted an event at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday, April 27th broadcast on the Paramount Network and DAZN: Welterweight Rory MacDonald (c) vs. Jon Fitch Draw (majority) (46-48, 47-47, 47-47) 5 5:00 Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (c) def. Veta Arteaga TKO (doctor stoppage) 3 1:50 Lightweight Benson Henderson def. Adam Piccolotti Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00

MMA Freak February 2019 Rankings

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (1/31/19) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Daniel Cormier (2)3) Henry Cejudo (3)4) Amanda Nunes (4)5) TJ Dillashaw (5)6) Cristiane Justino (6)7) Tyron Woodley (7)8) Max Holloway (8)9) Khabib Nurmagomedov (9)10) Ryan

Top 10 Fights of December 2018

10) Jimmy Crute beats Paul Craig via submission – UFC Fight Night 142 This was a quick submission at a UFC Fight Night event and it went well. 9) Lyoto Machida defeats Rafael Carvalho via decision – Bellator 213 Lyoto Machida has a tendency to fight close matches and this was the case in his Bellator MMA debut against promotion veteran Rafael Carvalho. 8) Edson Barboza TKOs Dan Hooker –