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Top 10 P4P MMA fighters: October 2014

Note due to inactivity Anthony Pettis is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also note that the previous rankings (9/9/14) in parenthesis: 1) Jon Jones (1) Jon Jones is recovering from surgery and still set to face Daniel Cormier in the annual new years show at UFC 182 on January 3rd. 2) Demetrious Johnson (3) It was obvious for everyone who watched UFC 178 that Demetrious Johnson clearly over matched the underdog challenger Chris Cariaso. This marks three finishes in

Top 10 MMA flyweights: September 2014

Note due to suspension Ali Bagautinov is ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (8/27/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Demetrious Johnson (1) Demetrious Johnson is on course for his upcoming UFC 178 title defense against obvious underdog Chris Cariaso on September 27th. While Cariaso maybe a huge underdog, the Flyweight Champion isn’t in the habit of underestimating his opponents in any circumstances. 2. Joseph Benavidez (2) After a nearly five month layoff, Joseph

Top 10 P4P MMA fighters: September 2014

Note due to inactivity Dominick Cruz and Anthony Pettis are ineligible for the rankings. Also previous rankings (8/5/14) in parenthesis: 1. Jon Jones (1) Jon Jones is currently injured and won’t be fighting until January 3rd at UFC 182 and his opponent will be longtime rival Daniel Cormier. One might think that Cormier will also take the time to get his bad leg worked on but time will tell and the time will come. 2. Jose

Top 10 MMA flyweights: August 2014

Note due to suspension Ali Bagautinov is ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (8/1/14) in parenthesis: 1. Demetrious Johnson (1) In order to keep UFC 178 on, Demetrious Johnson‘s title defense has been moved to that fight card on September 27th. There is no doubt that Johnson is the favorite against heavy underdog Chris Cariaso regardless of the postponement of the title defense. 2. Joseph Benavidez (2) Joseph Benavidez is next set

Top 10 P4P MMA fighters: August 2014

Please note that due to inactivity Dominick Cruz is ineligible for rankings. Also previous rankings (6/27/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Jon Jones (1) Jon Jones now gets to fight the opponent he originally wanted to face in Daniel Cormier at UFC 178 despite their little tussle yesterday. The press conference brawl only makes the fight that much more intense and expect smack talk leading to Sep. 27th. 2. Demetrious Johnson (4) Because of contender injuries, Demetrious

Top 10 MMA flyweights: July 2014

Please note due to suspension Ali Bagautinov is ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (6/26/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Demetrious Johnson (1) Demetrious Johnson is now set to defend his UFC Flyweight Championship against underdog Chris Cariaso at UFC 177 on August 30th. His last match can definitely be considered a success considering he controlled Ali Bagautinov who was apparently roided up.  2. Joseph Benavidez (tied 2) As of right now Joseph Benavidez has nothing scheduled,

Top 10 MMA flyweights: June 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and the previous rankings (4/30/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1. Demetrious Johnson (1) Having successfully defended his title against Ali Bagautinov, the next logical step for Demetrious Johnson would be a rematch with Jon Dodson. Dodson has done nothing but win since his decision win against Johnson at UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Dodson in January 2013. 2. John Dodson (tied)

UFC 174 reviewed, plus UFN 43 & UFN 44 previewed

We had quite a bit of down time in between events and now we have a UFC double header coming up. So with that here we go previewing: UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov Main Event: Demetrious Johnson #1 Flyweight vs. Ali Bagautinov #6 Flyweight Prediction: Johnson by decision. Result: Same. Johnson ground out a decision against Bagautinov proving he is still atop the division. Co-main Event: Tyron Woodley #3 Welterweight vs. Rory MacDonald #4 Welterweight Prediction: Woodley by

UFN 42 reviewed, plus UFC 174 previewed

So we had a good fight night and this week we will be having another pay per view. With that let’s take a look at the reviews and previews: UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov Main Event: Benson Henderson #3 Lightweight vs. Rustam Khabilov Prediction: Henderson by decision. Result: Henderson by submission. Henderson made a point to call out media critics of his performances. Co-main Event: Diego Sanchez vs. Ross Pearson Prediction: Sanchez by submission. Result:

Top 10 MMA flyweights: April 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and the previous rankings (3/31/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1. Demetrious Johnson (1) Demetrious Johnson is now officially set to face Ali Bagautinov at UFC 174 on June 14, 2014. This will be first pay per view fight as the defending UFC Flyweight Champion as his last pay per view was when he originally won