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Top 10 MMA Heavyweights: November 2016

Brock Lesnar, Ruslan Magomedov and Roy Nelson are ineligible. Previous rankings are in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA Heavyweights (10/28/16) 1) Stipe Miocic (1) Stipe Miocic is taking time off after his victory over Alistair Overeem at UFC 203 while waiting for a future fight. A possible future opponent would be that of Junior dos Santos who owns a win over Miocic and isn’t scheduled. 2) Alistair Overeem (2) Following his loss to Stipe Miocic, Alistair Overeem will probably be scheduled

Back to school 2016 special: Top 10 educated fighters of the past year

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

Top 10 MMA Heavyweights: August 2016

Due to suspension, Brock Lesnar is ineligible for the rankings. Also previous rankings are listed in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA Heavyweights (7/30/16) 1) Stipe Miocic (1) Stipe Miocic will be defending his UFC Heavyweight Championship against Alistair Overeem at UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem on Saturday, September 10th at the Quicken Loans Arena for the first time in Cleveland, Ohio. 2) Alistair Overeem (2) In his long awaited challenge for the UFC Heavyweight Championship, Alistair Overeem will

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

Around the world of MMA: June 17-18

There wasn’t much this last weekend in MMA but this coming weekend it’s going to be busy. Here are the events: Previews Bellator 156: Galvao vs. Dantas Bellator MMA hosts an event at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California on Friday, June 17th broadcast on Spike: Bantamweight Marcos Galvao (c) vs. Eduardo Dantas Welterweight Chidi Njokuani vs. Thiago Jambo Middleweight Brandon Halsey vs. John Salter Middleweight Chris Honeycutt vs.

MMA Freakcast #17

Matthew and Edson talk about UFC 196, Bellator 149, Ronda Rousey, the last of the MMA Freak Awards, remembering Kevin Randleman, and several other topics in this episode of the Freakcast.

4th Annual MMA Freak Awards: Remaining Categories

In order to conclude the 4th Annual MMA Freak Awards the final categories are listed in this article. Here they are: Top 10 Moments of 2015 Honorable Mentions: UFC Fight Night Glasgow Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman The mainstream rise of Paige VanZant Demetrious Johnson’s last second submission Jon Jones reinstatement into the UFC UFC uniforms enforced “Stitch” Duran leaves the UFC UFC Fight Pass programming expansion Bellator sets cable

Obituary: Passing of Kevin “The Monster” Randleman

On February 11th the MMA community was informed that Kevin Randleman passed away due to pneumonia related heart failure at the age of 44. Randleman was born on August 10, 1971 and raised in Sandusky, Ohio. After wrestling in high school he joined the Ohio State University Buckeyes where he became a three time NCAA Division I wrestling finalist, winning the tournament twice. Following his wrestling career, Randleman was recruited by Mark Coleman (one