The 2010s was an eventful decade and there was a lot that took place. Just like MMA Freak releases bestow for every year, we here at MMA Freak have decided to bestow awards for the past decade as well. Just like the 2019 MMA Freak Awards, the categories were voted on by both the staff here at MMA Freak and by you the fans. That being said here are the
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TheMontageKing MMA talks about some of the greatest upsets in MMA including Fedor Emelianenko.
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
Normally this list is compiled around Martin Luther King day but due delays it was done for black history month. Note that the list is compiled based on the records of the fighters listed over the past year who are African American: 10) Quinton “Rampage” Jackson Earned one win in the UFC against Fabio Maldonado but will now be returning to Bellator to fulfill his contract. 9) Bobby Lashley Bobby Lashley gained two
Due to inactivity and suspension, Jon Jones and Rashad Evans are ineligible. Previous ranks are in parenthesis: Top 10 Light Heavyweights (6/1/15) 1) Daniel Cormier (1) Daniel Cormier will be defending his title against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 on October 3rd in Houston, Texas at the Toyota Center. There were attempts to match the two up for a number one contender spot. 2) Anthony Johnson (2) Following his title loss to Daniel Cormier, Anthony Johnson just got a
This last weekend was an easier one for major MMA events but there will be several secondary fights this weekend: Reviews: Invicta FC 14: Evinger vs. Kianzad Invicta FC returned to their stomping grounds this weekend at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri: Bantamweight United States Tonya Evinger def. Sweden Pannie Kianzad TKO (punches) 2 3:34 Strawweight United States DeAnna Bennett def. Finland Katja Kankaanpää Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28,
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)
As has become a tradition here at MMA Freak, special occasions and holidays are marked by a top 10 list. As the first themed list for 2015 and in honor of Martin Luther King Day tomorrow and the upcoming African American History Month next month, this list will review the top 10 African Americans of the past year. The overall criteria for this list will be record of the past
The final season of Bellator MMA was a good one under the leadership of Scott Coker and it looks like Bellator maybe a legitimate promotion. Several changes were implemented for this final season which could be seen as a transitional period. However, they seem to be making a difference for the better which is why Coker was hired. The changes can be looked upon in three basic categories along the way with
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.