Tag "Jessica Andrade"

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

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings April 2021

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible. Also fighters are only eligible for one weight class unless they are champions in multiple divisions in which case they are exceptions to the rule: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (3/29/21) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina Shevchenko (2)3)

Around the world of MMA: April 28-May 1

Reviews UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2 The UFC hosted an event at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday, April 24th broadcast on pay-per-view: Welterweight Kamaru Usman (c) def. Jorge Masvidal KO (punch) 2 1:02 Women’s Strawweight Rose Namajunas def. Zhang Weili (c) KO (head kick) 1 1:18 Women’s Flyweight Valentina Shevchenko (c) def. Jéssica Andrade TKO (elbows) 2 3:19 Middleweight Uriah Hall def. Chris Weidman

MMA Freak Fighter of the Week UFC on ESPN 22

The winners for this week at ONE on TNT 2 is Christian Lee, for Bellator 257 it’s Paul Daley and for UFC on ESPN 22 it’s Gerald Meerschaert. Also in addition to reviewing the main events of Bellator 257 and UFC on ESPN 22, there are previews for ONE on TNT 3, PFL 1 (2021) and UFC 261.

Around the world of MMA: April 21-24

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Whittaker vs. Gastelum The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada on Saturday, April 17th that was broadcast on both of the ESPN main networks: Middleweight Robert Whittaker def. Kelvin Gastelum Decision (unanimous) (50–45, 50–45, 50–45) 5 5:00 Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski def. Chase Sherman Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Middleweight Jacob Malkoun def. Abdul Razak Alhassan Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27,

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings March 2021

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible. Also fighters are only eligible for one weight class unless they are champions in multiple divisions in which case they are exceptions to the rule: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (2/25/21) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina Shevchenko (2)3)

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings February 2021

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible. Also fighters are only eligible for one weight class unless they are champions in multiple divisions in which case they are exceptions to the rule: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (1/30/21) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina Shevchenko (2)3)

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings January 2021

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible. Also fighters are only eligible for one weight class unless they are champions in multiple divisions in which case they are exceptions to the rule: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (12/30/20) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina Shevchenko