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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)

Around the world of MMA: July 13-16

It was a big week for the UFC and MMA in general and the events will effect the industry in the future. Here they are: Reviews UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes UFC hosted the final Zuffa era event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, July 9th on PPV: Women’s Bantamweight Amanda Nunes def. Miesha Tate (c) Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 3:16 Heavyweight Brock Lesnar def. Mark

Jon Jones off UFC 200 for doping violation

Breaking news! UFC fighter Jon “Bones” Jones has been pulled from his fight at UFC 200 with LHW champ Daniel Cormier for a doping violation. According to Dana White, Jones was tested in June by USADA. Jones can test his B sample, but if this turns out to be true, he could be looking at a two-year suspension.

Around the world of MMA: July 5-10

The past few weeks have been pretty quiet when it comes to MMA but this week is going to be a very busy one: Previews UFC International Fight Week 2016 The third year that International Fight Week has taken place from July 5-10 with various events taking place throughout the week from the IMMAF World Championships to the UFC Fan Expo to various tournaments. The week will wrap up with the UFC

Father’s Day 2016 Special: Top 10 MMA Father’s of the past year

It’s father’s day in the United States and as is tradition, MMA Freak reviews the top MMA fathers of the past year: 10) Kevin Randleman This is a tribute to the passing of Kevin Randleman who leaves behind a wife Elizabeth and four children. 9) Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson Kevin Ferguson known as Kimbo Slice was the father of six children and was engaged to Antoinette Ray. 8) Ariel Helwani Ariel Helwani was made a

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

Top 10 P4P MMA Fighters: May 2016

This is the first rankings to be determined by an open ballot on the mmaforum.com. Previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 P4P Fighters (5/23/16) 1) Jon Jones (1)  Jon Jones fought Ovince Saint Preux to a decision win at UFC 197 to become the Interim UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He will next get the chance at defeating Daniel Cormier against at UFC 200. 2) Demetrious Johnson (2) In a quick victory, Demetrious Johnson defended his title against Henry

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