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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

Top 10 Fights of December 2015

It maybe 2016 but there were still fights last month and they should be reviewed just the same. Here they are: 10) Gabrielle Garcia’s TKO over Seini Draughn – Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix: Izo no mai Gabrielle Garcia made her MMA debut against the pro wrestler known as Lei’D Tapa on New Years Eve. 9) Yoel Romero’s split decision victory over Ronaldo Souza – UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor In a close

Around the world of MMA: January 8-9

Happy New Year from MMA Freak and may this be a good one for both readers and writers. Here’s the recent events: Reviews: Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix -IZA no mai- Rizin Fighting Federation’s debut events was a success, especially their New Years event at the Saitama Super Arena: Heavyweight Muhammed Lawal def. Jiri Prochazka KO (punch) 1 5:09 Heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko def. Singh Jaideep Submission (punches) 1 3:02 Featherweight

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

Christmas Special: Top 10 Christmas gifts MMA may give fans for 2016

With Christmas approaching it’s time to go over the annual Top 10 Christmas Gifts that the MMA world can give the fans. Last year’s gift list is here and there were actually a few that were actually game true. Here is this year’s list: 10) Induct Frank Shamrock into the UFC Hall of Fame In all reality this probably won’t happen as long as Dana White is president of the UFC. However,

MMA Freak Hall of Fame: Class of 2015

The 4th Annual MMA Freak Awards officially kicked off with the podcast in which the MMA Freak Hall of Fame Class of 2015 was announced. They will now be put onto paper for those who don’t have the time to watch the hour long podcast. For the sake of procedure, the guile lines on how the MMA Freak Awards are voted on is listed below: “The Hall of Fame classes