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Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters: March 2016

Please note that due to inactivity Jon Jones and Anthony Pettis are ineligible for the rankings this month: Top 10 P4P Fighters (2/4/16) 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) Demetrious Johnson is now officially set to face Henry Cejudo at UFC 197 next month in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Olympic gold medalist might in face be Johnson’s greatest challenge at the present considering their skill levels. 2) Robbie Lawler (2) There is no news as to when Robbie Lawler will most

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

MMA Freakcast #16

Matthew and Edson talk about UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson, Dana White: Looking for a Fight and weight regulations. Of note is that

The Ultimate Fighter 22 in Review

It has been a few months since the end of the last season of The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber, but that doesn’t mean it still can’t be talked about. The season certainly had the usual twists and turns and talking about everything in-depth is a good idea. The Format Unlike last season which was based in Florida and was camp based, season 22 returned to the traditional format having

Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters: February 2016

Note that due to inactivity Anderson Silva and Jon Jones are both ineligible for the rankings this month: Top 10 P4P Fighters (12/30/15) 1) Demetrious Johnson (2) Demetrious Johnson will supposedly be facing Henry Cejudo next but a date, event and venue are not set. This could be Johnson’s greatest challenge to date considering Cejudo is an Olympic Gold Medalist in freestyle wrestling. 2) Robbie Lawler (4) After Robbie Lawler‘s Fight of the Night performance against Carlos Condit there’s no set opponent for

MMA Freak Freakcast #15

There were some technical difficulties but Matthew and Edson talked about various topics including UFC 196, Invicta FC 15 and the upcoming UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Bader.

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

As is the case every year there are some fighters who stand out more then others and 2015 was no different. In this edition of the 4th Annual MMA Freak Awards, the Top 10 Fighters of 2015 will be listed. Again as is the case, because of the varying opinions among the MMA Freak writers not all the nominated fighters made the list so those who won’t will be listed

Top 10 MMA Featherweights: January 2016

Please due to inactivity Chan Sung Jung is ineligible for the rankings. Also previous rankings are in parenthesis: Top 10 MMA Featherweights (12/30/15) 1) Conor McGregor (1)  Conor McGregor will be trying to make history at UFC 197 by challenging Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC Lightweight Championship. The only other fighter to attempt becoming a two division champion is BJ Penn. 2) Jose Aldo (2) With a recent loss, Jose Aldo is in a tough position considering

4th Annual MMA Freak Awards: Top 10 Upsets of 2015

2015 was one of the most tumultuous years when it came to upsets and title turnovers. Both of the women’s championships changed hands and five of the eight men’s championships changed hands. The writers of MMA Freak have submitted their votes on what the top 10 upsets of the year were. Because of the varied opinions some of the fights submitted didn’t make it onto the list but are listed