Tag "Kamaru Usman"

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 Rankings March 2021

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the Freak staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for over twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible. Also note that fighters are only eligible for one weight class unless they are champions in multiple divisions in which case exceptions are made: Top 10 MMA P4P Fighters (2/28/21) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina

MMA Freak Rankings February 2021

Please note that due to technical difficulties the MMA Freak Rankings were not updated in January. The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the Freak staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for over twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible. Also note that fighters are only eligible for one weight class unless they are champions in multiple divisions

Around the world of MMA: February 18-20

Reviews UFC 258: Usman vs. Burns The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, February 13th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online pay-per-view: Welterweight Kamaru Usman def. Gilbert Burns TKO (punches) 3 0:34 Women’s Flyweight Alexa Grasso def. Maycee Barber Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Middleweight Kelvin Gastelum def. Ian Heinisch Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Ricky

Gina Carano fired and Fighter of the Week – UFC Fight Night 184

There is a full slate for this week’s MMA Freak Fighter of the Week show. First is that the main even of UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Volkov is reviewed. Second, the main event for UFC 258 is briefly previewed. Third, the firing of Gina Carano from the show, The Mandolorian, is briefly discussed along with her potential future moves. Lastly the move of Bellator to Showtime is discussed along

Around the world of MMA: February 12-13

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Volkov The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, February 6th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ online streaming service: Heavyweight Alexander Volkov def. Alistair Overeem TKO (punches) 2 2:06 Bantamweight Cory Sandhagen def. Frankie Edgar KO (flying knee) 1 0:28 Lightweight Clay Guida def. Michael Johnson Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00 Flyweight Alexandre Pantoja