The 5th Annual MMA Freak Awards are finally compiled in continued collaboration with fanboynation. The Following nine categories are listed below. Top 10 Upsets of 2016 Honorable Mentions Eric Shelton upsets Yori Sherbatov via rear naked choke technical submission on The Ultimate Fighter 24 Top 10 Upsets of 2016 10) Valentina Shevchenko upsets Holly Holm via uanimous decision at UFC on Fox: Holm vs. Shevchenko 9) Cortney Casey upsets Randa Markos via verbal submission by an ambar at UFC 202: Diaz vs.
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It’s a new year in MMA and things have certainly been crazy this last year, including all of the past week’s fight cards: Reviews Rizin 3 World Grand-Prix 2016: 2nd Round Rizin Fighting Federation hosted an event at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama Japan on Thursday, December 29: Openweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Croatia Mirko Filipović def. United States Muhammed Lawal TKO (Punches) 2 6:41 Openweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Estonia Baruto Kaito
Christmas has come and gone and New Years is coming. Because of this there is a bit of MMA activity this week: Previews Rizin World Grand-Prix 2016: 2nd Round Rizin Fighting Federation hosts an event at the Saitama Super Arena on December 29 broadcast on MMA Fighting: Openweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Croatia Mirko Filipović vs. United States Muhammed Lawal Openweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Estonia Baruto Kaito vs. Japan Tsuyoshi Kohsaka Openweight Grand-Prix
It was a big week for the UFC and MMA in general and the events will effect the industry in the future. Here they are: Reviews UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes UFC hosted the final Zuffa era event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, July 9th on PPV: Women’s Bantamweight Amanda Nunes def. Miesha Tate (c) Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 3:16 Heavyweight Brock Lesnar def. Mark
The past few weeks have been pretty quiet when it comes to MMA but this week is going to be a very busy one: Previews UFC International Fight Week 2016 The third year that International Fight Week has taken place from July 5-10 with various events taking place throughout the week from the IMMAF World Championships to the UFC Fan Expo to various tournaments. The week will wrap up with the UFC
Note Tyron Woodley is ineligible for the rankings. Also the rankings are an open ballots on the mmaforum.com: Top 10 MMA Welterweights (5/29/16) 1) Robbie Lawler (1) Robbie Lawler will be defending his title against Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 on July 30th in Atlanta, Georgia. The question is whether Lawler will survive another war and Woodley is an opponent that cannot be taken lightly. 2) Stephen Thompson (4) Without a doubt, Stephen Thompson earned the
The MMA Freak rankings to be determined by an open ballot on the mmaforum.com. Previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA Bantamweights (3/10/16) 1) Dominick Cruz (1) – Will defend his title against Urijah Faber at UFC 199 in Inglewood, CA on Sat, June 4th. 2) TJ Dillashaw (2) 3) Urijah Faber (4) 4) Marlon Moraes (6) 5) Renan Barao (3) tied 6) Raphael Assucano (N/A) tied 6) Bibiano Fernandez (5) 8) Thomas
Due to time constraints all of the top fights for the first third of the year will be here. Regardless top 10s are back: Top 10 Fights of January 10) Cristiane Justino’s knockout win over Daria Ibragimova – Invicta FC 15: Cyborg vs. Ibragimova 9) Livia Renata Souza’s TKO victory win of DeAnna Bennette – Invicta FC 15: Cyborg vs. Ibragimova 8) Bryce Mitchell’s submission win of Jorge Medina –
Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also previous ranks in parenthesis: Top 10 P4P Fighters (3/7/16) 1) Jon Jones (N/A) – Certainly looked like he was working off ring rust but won at UFC 197 just the same. 2) Demetrious Johnson (1) 3) Robbie Lawler (2) 4) Rafael dos Anjos (3) 5) Daniel Cormier (4) 6) Fabricio Werdum (5) 7) Luke Rockhold
Ted talks about the fallout of UFC 196 wherein Nate Diaz might get a crack at Robbie Lawler at UFC 200.