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MMA Freak Women’s Rankings July 2018

This month’s rankings marks the debut of the women’s open weight divisional rankings for all women above 145. Fighters serving suspensions related to positive drug tests or inactive for over 12 months is ineligible for rankings: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (6/30/18) 1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (1) 2) Amanda Nunes (2) 3) Holly Holm (3) 4) Valentina Shevchenko (4) 5) Rose Namajunas (5) 6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6) 7) Nicco Montano

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings June 2018

Fighters serving suspensions related to positive drug tests or inactive for over 12 months is ineligible for rankings: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (5/30/18) 1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (1) 2) Amanda Nunes (2)  3) Holly Holm (N/A) 4) Valentina Shevchenko (9) 5) Rose Namajunas (3) 6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (10) 7) Jennifer Maia (4) 8) Nicco Montano (6) – The UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion is still out with an injury but should

Around the world of MMA: June 16-19

Reviews PFL 1 PFL’s event was at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on June 7 on NBCSN: Featherweight Andre Harrison def. Jumabieke Tuerxun Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) 3 5:00 Featherweight Lance Palmer def. Bekbulat Magomedov Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 3:21 Featherweight Timur Valiev def. Max Coga Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Alex Nicholson def. Jake Heun KO (flying

Around the world of MMA: June 7-12

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Rivera vs. Moraes The UFC hosted an event at the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York on Friday, June 1st on Fox Sports 1: Bantamweight Marlon Moraes def. Jimmie Rivera TKO (head kick and punches) 1 0:33 Lightweight Gregor Gillespie def. Vinc Pichel Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 4:06 Heavyweight Walt Harris def. Daniel Spitz TKO (punches and elbows) 2 4:59 Welterweight Ben Saunders def. Jake

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings May 2018

Fighters serving suspensions related to positive drug tests or inactive for over 12 months is ineligible for rankings: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (5/2/18) 1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (1) 2) Amanda Nunes (2) 3) Rose Namajunas (3) 4) Jennifer Maia (4) 5) Julia Budd (5) 6) Nicco Montano (6) – The UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion is still out with an injury but should be back. 7) Roxanne Modafferi (7) 8) Seo

Around the world of MMA: January 7th

Reviews Rizin World Grand Prix 2017: 2nd Round Rizin FF hosted an event at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on December 29 which broadcast on FITE: Bantamweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Japan Kyoji Horiguchi def. Brazil Gabriel Oliviera TKO (Punches) 1 4:30 Bantamweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Angola Manel Kape def. United States Ian McCall TKO (Doctor Stopage) 1 1:48 Bantamweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Japan Shintaro Ishiwatari def. France Kevin Petshi KO (Punch)

Around the world of MMA: December 29-31

Hopefully everyone enjoyed their Christmas and now the New Years festivities including MMA events can happen: Reviews Absolute Championship Berkut 77: Abdulvakhabov vs. Vartanyan 2 ACB hosts an event at the Luzhniki Palace of Sports in Moscow, Russia on December 23rd broadcast on Facebook: ACB Lightweight Championship Russia Abdul-Aziz Abdulvakhabov (c) def. Russia Eduard Vartanyan (ic) Decision (Split) 5 5:00 ACB Middleweight Championship Russia Albert Duraev def. Russia Vyacheslav Vasilevsky

Around the world of MMA: July 1

There were two good events that happened this last weekend that had more then a few bizarre instances at both: Reviews Bellator NYC/Bellator 180 Bellator hosted their first event at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on June 24 on pay-per-view: Light Heavyweight Chael Sonnen def. Wanderlei Silva Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Neiman Gracie def. Dave Marfone Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:27 Heavyweight