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MMA Freak Rankings March 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 (2/29/20) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Henry

MMA Freak Rankings February 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 (1/31/20) 1) Jon Jones (1)2) Henry

Around the world of MMA: October 17-18

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Joanna vs. Waterson The UFC hosted an event at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida on Saturday, October 12th that was broadcast on the online ESPN+ service: Women’s Strawweight Joanna Jędrzejczyk def. Michelle Waterson Decision (unanimous) (50–45, 50–45, 49–46) 5 5:00 Featherweight Cub Swanson def. Kron Gracie Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Niko Price def. James Vick KO (upkick) 1 1:44 Women’s Strawweight

Around the world of MMA: October 11-12

Reviews UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya The UFC hosted an event at the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, October 6th Australian time (5th US) on the ESPN+ pay-per-view: Middleweight Israel Adesanya (ic) def. Robert Whittaker (c) KO (punches) 2 3:33 Lightweight Dan Hooker def. Al Iaquinta Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–26) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Sergey Spivak def. Tai Tuivasa Technical Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 3:14 Welterweight Dhiego Lima

Around the world of MMA: May 9-11

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy The UFC hosted an event at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, May 4th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ service: Lightweight Donald Cerrone def. Al Iaquinta Decision (unanimous) (49-45, 49-45, 49-46) 5 5:00 Middleweight Derek Brunson def. Elias Theodorou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Featherweight Shane Burgos def. Cub Swanson Decision (split) (30-27, 27-30, 29-28) 3

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

Top 10 Fights of August 2018

10) Vinny Magalhares defeats Brandon Halsey via technically knockout – PFL 5: High vs. Schulte Vinny Magalhares is finally breaking out in the Professional Fighter’s League and his win against Bellator MMA and M-1 Global veteran Brandon Halsey. 9) Darrion Caldwell defeats Noat Lahat via knockout victory – Bellator 204: Caldwell vs. Lahat While Noat Lahat may not be an elite level featherweight, he was the first test for Darrion Caldwell in his move up from bantamweight.

Around the world of MMA: August 11-12

Reviews Professional Fighters League 5 The PFL hosted an event at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, Aug 2 broadcast on NBCSN: Lightweight Natan Schulte def. Jason High Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:18 Light Heavyweight Vinny Magalhaes def. Brandon Halsey TKO (punches) 1 1:34 Lightweight Will Brooks def. Robert Watley Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Maxim Grishin def. Rakim Cleveland Submission (rear-naked

Around the world of MMA: August 2-7

Reviews UFC on Fox: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2 The UFC hosted an event at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 28th broadcast on Fox: Lightweight Dustin Poirier def. Eddie Alvarez TKO (punches and elbow) 2 4:05 Featherweight José Aldo def. Jeremy Stephens TKO (punches) 1 4:19 Women’s Strawweight Joanna Jędrzejczyk def. Tecia Torres Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Lightweight Alexander Hernandez def. Olivier Aubin-Mercier Decision