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9th Annual MMA Freak Awards (2020)

The MMA Freak Awards are coming around a little later then last year but there have been times the awards came out later. There has been another change of format this year as follows: The Comeback of the Year category has been reinstated. It should also be noted that in addition to the staff here at MMA Freak, votes were placed by you, the fans and the final results are

Top 10 Fights of October 2020

10) Denise Kielholtz defeats Kate Jackson via knockout – Bellator 247 Denise Kielholtz pulled an impressive victory against Kate Jackson with a knockout in the main event of the Bellator 247 fight card. 9) Cristiane Venancio submits Arlene Blencowe – Bellator 249 Despite having a black belt in Brazilian Jui-Jitsu, Cristiane “Cyborg” Venancio submitted featherweight title challenger Arlene Blencowe. 8) Germaine de Randamie defeats Juliana Pena via technical submission (guillotine

Around the world of MMA: November 4-7

Reviews Bellator 250: Mousasi vs. Lima Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Thursday, October 29th that was on the CBS Sports Network: Middleweight Gegard Mousasi def. Douglas Lima Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 49–46, 49–46) 5 5:00 Featherweight Henry Corrales def. Brandon Girtz Decision (split) (30–27, 27–30, 30–27) 3 5:00 Middleweight Dalton Rosta def. Ty Gwerder Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight

Around the world of MMA: October 25-26

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Reyes vs. Weidman The UFC hosted an event at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on Friday, October 18th that was broadcast on the ESPN2 television network: Light Heavyweight Dominick Reyes def. Chris Weidman KO (punches) 1 1:43 Featherweight Yair Rodríguez def. Jeremy Stephens Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Greg Hardy vs. Ben Sosoli No Contest (overturned) 3 5:00 Lightweight Joe Lauzon def.

Top 10 Fights of April, May, June & July 2019

April 2019 10) Dwight Grant defeated Alan Jouban – UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 9) Khalil Rountree Jr. defeated Eryk Anders decision victory – UFC 236 8) Gaston Bolanos defeats Nathan Stolen via knockout – Bellator 220 7) Glover Teixeira submits Ion Cuțelaba – UFC Fight Night 150 6) Sergei Pavlovich knocked out Marcelo Golm – UFC Fight Night 149 5) Jim Miller defeats Jason Gonzalez via sub –

Around the world of MMA: May 18th

Reviews PFL 12: Harrison vs. Pacheco The Professional Fighters League hosted an event at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, May 9th and was broadcast on ESPN2: Women’s Lightweight Kayla Harrison def. Larissa Pacheco Decision (unanimous) (30-25, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Magomed Magomedkerimov def. John Howard Submission (guillotine choke) 1 4:54 Welterweight Ray Cooper III def. Zane Kamaka Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 4:29 Women’s Lightweight Sarah

Around the world of MMA: May 9-11

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy The UFC hosted an event at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, May 4th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ service: Lightweight Donald Cerrone def. Al Iaquinta Decision (unanimous) (49-45, 49-45, 49-46) 5 5:00 Middleweight Derek Brunson def. Elias Theodorou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00 Featherweight Shane Burgos def. Cub Swanson Decision (split) (30-27, 27-30, 29-28) 3

Around the world of MMA: February 1 – 2

Reviews Bellator 214: Fedor vs. Bader Bellator MMA hosted an event at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday, January 26th and was broadcast on the Paramount Network: Heavyweight Ryan Bader def. Fedor Emelianenko KO (punches) 1 0:35 Featherweight Henry Corrales def. Aaron Pico KO (punches) 1 1:07 Heavyweight Jake Hager def. J.W. Kiser Submission (arm-triangle choke) 1 2:09 Bantamweight Juan Archuleta def. Ricky Bandejas Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)3