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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

Top 10 Fights of December 2015

It maybe 2016 but there were still fights last month and they should be reviewed just the same. Here they are: 10) Gabrielle Garcia’s TKO over Seini Draughn – Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix: Izo no mai Gabrielle Garcia made her MMA debut against the pro wrestler known as Lei’D Tapa on New Years Eve. 9) Yoel Romero’s split decision victory over Ronaldo Souza – UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor In a close

MMA Freak December 2015 Rankings

This month the ranks are here and the following fighters are ineligible due to inactivity and suspension: Anderson Silva, Barb Honchak, Michael McDonald, Dominick Cruz, Brian Bowles, Mike Easton, Raphael Assuncao, Khabib Nurmagomedov, TJ Grant, Gilbert Melendez, Chan Sung Jung, Tim Kennedy Top 10 P4P Fighters (12/11/15) 1) Jon Jones (1) – Will probably challenge Daniel Cormier for the title he never technically lost in early 2016. 2) Demetrious Johnson (2) – Doesn’t have a

MMA Freak November 2015 Rankings

Due to time constraints the remaining rankings will now be listed. Also due to inactivity and suspension the following fighters are ineligible: Anderson Silva, Jose Aldo, Barb Honchak, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Chan Sung Jung, Gilbert Melendez, Nick Diaz, TJ Grant, Hector Lombard and Michael McDonald. Top 10 P4P Fighters (10/20/15) 1) Jon Jones (N/A) – Jon Jones was recently reinstated by the UFC and will fight Daniel Cormier in 2016. 2) Demetrious Johnson (2) 3) Chris Weidman

The Ultimate Fighter 22: Episode 12 Review

The episode opens up with the two coaches talking to their respective teams about their upcoming fights. Conor McGregor talks to his training partner Artem Lobov about what he needs to do in order to win his fight with Julian Erosa and likewise Urijah Faber talks to Erosa about the upcoming fight. McGregor also talks to Saul Rogers and Marcin Wrzosek about the fact that as teammates they need to face each other and encourages them to be professional about it.

Around the World of MMA: December 10-12

This last weekend was slow but this coming week is going to be a busy one. With that here are the fight cards: Reviews: Bellator 147: Thomson vs. Villaseca Bellator MMA hosted an event at San Jose State University in San Jose, California on December 4th on Spike TV: Lightweight Josh Thomson def. Pablo Villaseca TKO (strikes) 2 3:59 Featherweight Daniel Weichel def. Georgi Karakhanyan Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

UFC 194: Two Kings Battle for One Throne

The UFC featherweight championship showdown between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor has been almost a year in the making, but we are now only days away from finding out once and for all who the greatest featherweight fighter on the planet really is.  Both men will headline UFC 194 on Saturday 12th December at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, on a night that is expected to smash