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MMA Freak Rankings April 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 (3/31/21) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina

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 Fighter of the Week UFC on ABC 2

The winners are as following: For ONE on TNT 1 the winner is Adriano Moraes. For Bellator 256 the winner is Cat Zingano. For UFC on ABC 2 the winner is Mackenzie Dern. After that the upcoming ONE on TNT 2, Bellator 257 and UFC on ESPN 22 are all previewed.

Around the world of MMA: April 14-17

Reviews UFC on ABC: Vettori vs. Holland The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada on Saturday, April 10th that was broadcast on both ABC and on ESPN+: Middleweight Marvin Vettori def. Kevin Holland Decision (unanimous) (50–44, 50–44, 50–44) 5 5:00 Featherweight Arnold Allen def. Sodiq Yusuff Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Middleweight Julian Marquez def. Sam Alvey Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:07

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