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Around the world of MMA: July 25-30

It was a good weekend with a good fight and there’s more to come this coming weekend to be sure: Reviews UFC on Fox: Weidman vs. Gastelum The UFC hosted an event at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on July 22nd on Fox: Middleweight Chris Weidman def. Kelvin Gastelum Submission (arm-triangle choke) 3 3:46 Featherweight Darren Elkins def. Dennis Bermudez Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3

UFC 214 Preview: Predicting the 5 top fights

The return of Jon Jones meets the validation of Daniel Cormier. The legacy of both fighters is tied directly to the outcome of this fight. For Jones, winning back the belt he never lost will get him back on track after years of controversial drug tests and criminal convictions. DC has defeated everyone in the light heavyweight division, except the man who beat him. If he can win on July

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

Top 10 Fights of January 2017

The first month of the new year eased in considering the bang with which 2016 went out but here are the top fights: Top 10 Fights of January 2017 10) Hisaki Koto’s unanimous decision victory over Ralek Gracie – Bellator 170: Ortiz vs. Sonnen Hisaki Koto shut down any efforts from Ralek Gracie to take him down and simply chopped his legs out. 9) Emmanuel Sanchez’s majority decision over Georgi Karakhanyan – Bellator

5th Annual MMA Freak Awards Results

The 5th Annual MMA Freak Awards are finally compiled in continued collaboration with fanboynation. The Following nine categories are listed below. Top 10 Upsets of 2016 Honorable Mentions Eric Shelton upsets Yori Sherbatov via rear naked choke technical submission on The Ultimate Fighter 24 Top 10 Upsets of 2016 10) Valentina Shevchenko upsets Holly Holm via uanimous decision at UFC on Fox: Holm vs. Shevchenko 9) Cortney Casey upsets Randa Markos via verbal submission by an ambar at UFC 202: Diaz vs.

Around the world of MMA: February 4

There were actually a few fight cards that took place last weekend with more occurring this coming weekend as well: Reviews Bellator 171: Guillard vs. Njokuani Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas on January 27th broadcast on Spike: Catchweight (179 lbs) Chidi Njokuani def. Melvin Guillard Decision (unanimous) (30-25, 30-24, 30-26) 3 5:00 Welterweight David Rickels def. Aaron Derrow TKO (punches) 3 0:44

Around the world of MMA: January 27-28

Bellator had one of the higher profile fight cards this last weekend and the UFC is coming back as well: Reviews Bellator 170: Ortiz vs. Sonnen Bellator MMA hosted an event at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday, January 21 broadcast on Spike: Light Heavyweight Tito Ortiz def. Chael Sonnen Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:03 Welterweight Paul Daley def. Brennan Ward KO (flying knee) 1 2:27 Middleweight Hisaki Kato

Top 10 Fights of October, November & December 2016

Due to time constraints July and August’s top 10 fights are condensed in this one article. Here are the top picks: Top 10 Fights of October 10) Leon Edwards’ choke submission over Albert Tumenov – UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2 9) Damian Stasiak’s armbar submission over Davey Grant – UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2 8) Iuri Alcantara’s triangle choke submission over Brad Pickett – UFC 204: Bisping vs.

Around the world of MMA: December 9-10

MMA had a good weekend and this coming weekend should be good as well. Here are the reviews and previews: Reviews The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions Finale The UFC hosted an event at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada on Dec. 3rd broadcast on Fox Sports 1: Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) def. Tim Elliott Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 49-46, 49-45) 5 5:00 Flyweight Joseph Benavidez def. Henry Cejudo