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Around the world of MMA: December 29-January 2

Christmas has come and gone and now 2015 is coming to a close. With that here are the previews for New Years: Reviews: UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs. Cerrone 2 The UFC hosted the last event of the year at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida on December 19th on Fox: Lightweight Rafael dos Anjos (c) def. Donald Cerrone TKO (body kick and punches) 1 1:06 Heavyweight Alistair Overeem

Top 10 MMA Lightweights: November 2015

Due to inactivity and suspension Khabib Nurmagomedov, TJ Grant and Gilbert Melendez are ineligible: Top 10 Lightweights (9/7/15) 1) Rafael dos Anjos (1) Rafael dos Anjos will be defending his title against Donald Cerrone at UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs. Cerrone on December 19th. This will be a rematch between the two from UFC Fight Night 27 where dos Anjos came out on top. 2) Anthony Pettis (2) Former UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis will fight for the first time

Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters: October 2015

Due to suspensions, Anderson Silva and Jon Jones are ineligible for rankings. Previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 P4P Rankings (8/1/15) 1) Jose Aldo (2) Jose Aldo will face Interim UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor at UFC 194 on December 12th on pay-per-view in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Before then he will become ranks ineligible. 2) Demetrious Johnson (1) Flyweight Champ Demetrious Johnson recently defended his title against John Dodson last month. The next likely opponent

Father’s Day 2015 Special: Top 10 Father’s in MMA of the past year

It’s that day of year again when father’s are honored. For the occasion the top 10 father’s of MMA will be honored:   10) Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson  Kimbo Slice returned to MMA for the first time in five years against Ken Shamrock to support his six children. 9) Carlos Condit After more then a year off because of a knee injury, Carlos Condit made a successful return against Thiago Alves. One can only hope that

MMA Freak Awards 2014 (Remaining categories)

Due to many set backs the remaining MMA Freak Awards for 2014 will now be awarded. Here are the voting results: Top 10 Fighters (either gender) Honorable Mentions: Donald Cerrone Myles Jury Anthony Johnson Yoel Romero Carla Esparza Bethe Correia Top 10 Fighters of 2014 1) TJ Dillashaw 2) Neil Magney 3) Robbie Lawler 4) Demetrious Johnson 5) Ronda Rousey 6) Fabricio Werdum 7) Jose Aldo 8) Emanuel Newton 9)

Around the world of MMA: May 30-31

It’s hard to top a fight card like the one that happened last weekend but here’s what’s coming up for this weekend: Reviews: UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier This has probably been the best fight card of the year and it certainly delivered despite several injuries and set backs: Light Heavyweight Daniel Cormier def. Anthony Johnson Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 2:39 Middleweight Chris Weidman (c) def. Vitor Belfort TKO (punches)

Around the world of MMA: May 22-23

It’s been an exciting few weeks of fights and it will continue with Memorial Day weekend for a few fight cards: Reviews UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber The UFC made it’s long awaited debut at in the Philippines on May 16th at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay: Featherweight Frankie Edgar def. Urijah Faber Decision (unanimous) (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) 5 5:00 Middleweight Gegard Mousasi def. Costas Philippou Decision

Best of 2014 series: Top 10 MMA comebacks of 2014

2014 was a year full of several matches that were certainly memorable in MMA. In the category of comebacks, it was certainly no exception. This week the top comebacks of the year will be reviewed. As is normally the case, the votes were cast by a panel of MMA Freak writers. There were of course matches who didn’t make it onto the list due to a lack of votes but

Hispanic Heritage Month 2014 Special: Top 10 Hispanics of the past year

Technically National Hispanic Heritage Month is over but that doesn’t mean that the Hispanic fighters in MMA can’t still be honored. This list will have all the major Hispanics in MMA that have had success on the main stage. With that here we go with the top 10 of the past year: 10) Yair Rodriguez Yair Rodriguez is a member of the inaugural task of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America for Team Mexico.

Top 10 fights of September 2014

There were a number of good fight cards this month which also included the launch of The Ultimate Fighter season 20. With that here we go: 10) The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America – Marlon Vera vs. Enrique Briones At this point Team Mexico won all four bouts. Team Latin America was in desperate need of a win. Thus came Marlon Vera, a man on a mission against Enrique Briones both of whom were