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Around the world of MMA: April 14-15

Last weekend had some interesting fights and this coming weekend is going to have some good ones as well: Reviews Bellator 176: Carvalho vs. Manhoef Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Pala Alpitour in Torino, Italy on Saturday, April 8th broadcast on Spike TV: Middleweight Rafael Carvalho (c) def. Melvin Manhoef KO (head kick) 4 3:15 Women’s Catchweight (132 pounds) Anastasia Yankova def. Elina Kallionidou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27,

Around the world of MMA: April 8th

The major MMA promotions have been in the swing of things as of late and this weekend it is only getting busy: Review Bellator 175: Rampage vs. King Mo 2 Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois on Friday, March 31st broadcast on Spike: Heavyweight Muhammed Lawal def. Quinton Jackson Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Catchweight (149 lbs) Emmanuel Sanchez def. Marcos Galvao

MMA Freak March 2017 Rankings

Due to time constraints the MMA Freak March 2017 Rankings are compiled in this one article for further viewing: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (3/1/17) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1)  2) Daniel Cormier (2) 3) Conor McGregor (3)  4) Stipe Miocic (4) 5) Michael Bisping (5) 6) Tyron Woodley (6) 7) Jose Aldo (7) 8) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8) – Now has a set opponent in Jessica Andrade at UFC 211 in Texas on

Around the world of MMA: March 16-18

There was another fight night this weekend and in addition to a fight night there are several other events going on: Reviews UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Gastelum The UFC hosted an event at the Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil on Sat, March 11th: Middleweight Kelvin Gastelum def. Vitor Belfort TKO (punches) 1 3:52 Light Heavyweight Maurício Rua def. Gian Villante TKO (punches) 3 0:59 Lightweight

MMA Freak February 2017 Rankings

Due to time constraints the MMA Freak February 2017 Rankings are compiled in this one article for further viewing: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (1/25/17) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1)  2) Daniel Cormier (2) 3) Conor McGregor (3)  4) Stipe Miocic (4) 5) Michael Bisping (5) 6) Tyron Woodley (6) 7) Jose Aldo (7) 8) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8) – Now has a set opponent in Jessica Andrade at UFC 211 in Texas on

Black History Month 2017 Special: Top 10 Black American Fighters of the Past Year

Note that the list is compiled based on the records of the fighters listed over the past year who are African American: 10) Bobby Lashley Bobby Lashley fought Josh Appelt and finished him at Bellator 162 on October 21st in Memphis, Tennessee. It is currently unknown when Lashley will fight next and against whom it will be though a title fight maybe coming soon. 9) Quinton Jackson After over a year off, Quinton Jackson fought

MMA Freak January 2017 Rankings

Due to time constraints the MMA Freak January 2017 Rankings are compiled in this one article for further viewing: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (12/31/16) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1)  2) Daniel Cormier (2) 3) Conor McGregor (3)  4) Stipe Miocic (4) 5) Michael Bisping (5) 6) Tyron Woodley (6) 7) Jose Aldo (7) 8) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8) – The queen of the women’s division has a wide open field of

MMA Freak October 2016 Rankings

This month’s MMA Freak rankings are put together in this one article due to time constraints. Here they are: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (9/30/16) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) – Will be fighting the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 24 on December 3rd in Nevada. 2) Dominick Cruz (2) 3) Daniel Cormier (3) 4) Conor McGregor (4)  5) Stipe Miocic (5) 6) Michael Bisping (6) 7) Eddie Alvarez (7) 8) Tyron

MMA Freak September 2016 Rankings

Due to suspensions Jon Jones, Brock Lesnar and Chad Mendes are ineligible for the rankings. Here they are: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (7/27/16) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) – Set to defend his title in December at the TUF 24 Finale against this season winner. 2) Dominick Cruz (2) 3) Daniel Cormier (3) 4) Conor McGregor (5) 5) Stipe Miocic (6) 6) Michael Bisping (7)  7) Eddie Alvarez (8) 8) Tyron Woodley (N/A) 9) Robbie

Back to school 2016 special: Top 10 educated fighters of the past year

It’s back to school for everyone and as a result it’s time for the back to school list here at MMA Freak. The following list is based on education level and record from the past year. That said here are the top educated fighters: 10) Ayaka Hamasaki Invicta FC Atomweight Champion Ayaka Hamasaki returned to action in March and beat Amber Brown. 9) Cain Velasquez Cain Velasquez was a part of the historic UFC