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Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters: June 2016

The rankings to be determined by voting mmaforum.com members. Also due to inactivity Cat Zingano is ineligible: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (4/12/16) 1) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (2) Joanna Jedrzejczyk is training for her July 8th title defense while broadcasting for The Ultimate Fighter 23 continues. She will fight fellow TUF coach Claudia Gadelha at the season finale as part of UFC Fight Week. 2) Miesha Tate (4) Scheduled for the historic UFC 200, Miesha Tate is set to defend

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings: January 2016

Note due to inactivity, Barb Honchak is ineligible for the rankings. Also previous rankings are in parenthesis: Top 10 Featherweights (1/2/16) 1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino (1) Cristiane Justino is going on vacation after successfully defending her title against Daria Ibragimova. 2) Marloes “Rumina” Coenen (2) There have been other women’s fights since Marloes Coenen‘s last fight but no word on when she fights next. 3) Julia “The Jewel” Budd (3) 4) Latoya “Black Mamba” Walker

4th Annual MMA Freak Awards: Top 10 Women Fighters of 2015

Women’s MMA continues to boom and 2015 only witnessed an increase of it. In fact because of events in 2015, MMA pretty much made the mainstream partially due in part to women’s MMA. Because of how integral to the success of MMA women are, one of the awards for the MMA Freak Awards is the women’s award. Some women who were nominated didn’t make the list but made the honorable

MMA Freak Women’s Combined Rankings: December 2015

Note that due to inactivity Barb Honchak is ineligible for the rankings. Also note previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (12/11/15) 1) Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino (1) Cristiane Justino is no longer interested in dropping to bantamweight but will be fighting on January 16th. 2) Holly Holm (2) 3) Ronda Rousey (3) 4) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (4) 5) Miesha Tate (5) 6) Claudia Gadelha (6) 7) Michelle Waterson (7) 8) Alexis Davis

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings: November 2015

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and previous ranks are in parenthesis: Top 10 Featherweights (10/3/15) 1) Cris “Cyborg” Justino (1) Will be dropping to 140 pounds for a catch weight fight at Invicta FC 15: Souza vs. Grasso on December 5th and is still interested in eventually fighting Ronda Rousey. Such a super fight would probably happen later in 2016. 2) Marloes “Rumina”

Matthew Salzers’ Top 10 Lists of 2014

To say this should’ve been done a WHILE ago, however better late then never. So here are my top 10 lists of 2014: 10) Top 10 Military Vets of 2014 This list was nominated for the Best Article of 2014 in the MMA Freak awards and covered military veteran success. This year’s list included the likes of Bobby Lashley, Randy Couture, Tim Kennedy and Brandon Vera. 9) Top 10 fights of June 2014 There were

Top 10 fights of July, August & September 2015

The last three months have had some exciting months and some interesting developments. Here are all of them now: Top 10 Fights of July  10) Joe Lauzon’s technical knockout of Takanori Gomi – UFC on Fox: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 9) Alex Garcia’s decision over Mike Swick – UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor 8) Gunnar Nelson’s submission of Brandon Thatch – UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor 7) Jeremy Stephens’ technical

Top 10 Women’s P4P Rankings: September 2015

Due to time constraints, all of the women’s MMA rankings categories will be updated as once. Rankings follows: Top 10 Women’s P4P Rankings (6/5/15) 1) Ronda Rousey (1) 2) Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino (2) 3) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8) 4) Miesha Tate (9) 5) Claudia Gadelha (N/A) 6) Barb Honchak (3) 7) Michelle Waterson (6) 8) Alexis Davis (N/A) 9) Marloes Coenen (7) 10) Amanda Nuness (N/A) Contenders: Ayaka Hamasaki, Holly Holm, Sarah

Around the world of MMA: July 31-August 1

There was a good title fight and now they’ll be another good title fight coming up this weekend. Here’s the preview: Reviews: UFC on Fox: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 The UFC hosted a great fight at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois this last Saturday, July 25th on basic Fox: Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw (c) def. Renan Barão TKO (punches) 4 0:35 Women’s Bantamweight Miesha Tate def. Jessica Eye Decision (unanimous)

The Ultimate Fighter 21: episodes 6, 7, 8 & 9

Episode 6: Fight Through the Pain With American Top Team getting their first win, moral is at an all time high. For their next round picks, ATT chooses veteran Marcelo Alfaya while on Rashad Evans’ recommendation for the Blackzilians’ next pick is that of Jason Jackson.  The match takes place and the atmosphere at the ATT gym is intense with drums going and Dana White says it feels like an actual UFC fight. At the fight, Blackzilians members Eddie Alvarez and Michael