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Around the world of MMA: October 29-31

Reviews UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje The UFC hosted an event at the Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Sunday, October 24th that was broadcast on pay-per-view: Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) def. Justin Gaethje (ic) Technical Submission (triangle choke) 2 1:34 Middleweight Robert Whittaker def. Jared Cannonier Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Alexander Volkov def. Walt Harris TKO (body kick and punches) 2 1:15

Around the world of MMA: October 24th

Reviews Bellator 249: Cyborg vs. Blencowe Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Thursday, October 15th broadcast on CBS Sports Network: Women’s Featherweight Cris Cyborg (c) def. Arlene Blencowe Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:36 Featherweight Leandro Higo def. Ricky Bandejas Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:32 Heavyweight Steve Mowry def. Shawn Teed TKO (knee and punches) 1 4:22 Lightweight Saad Awad vs. Mandel Nallo

Around the world of MMA: June 20th

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Eye vs. Calvillo The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, June 13th that was simulcast on ESPN and ESPN+ online: Catchweight (126.25 lbs) Cynthia Calvillo def. Jessica Eye Decision (unanimous) (49–46, 49–46, 48–47) 5 5:00 Catchweight (190.5 lbs) Marvin Vettori def. Karl Roberson Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:17 Lightweight Charles Rosa def. Kevin Aguilar Decision (split) (28–29,

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings February 2020

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for 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 Women’s P4P Fighters (1/30/20) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina

Around the world of MMA: February 15th

Reviews ONE Championship: Warrior’s Code ONE Championship hosted an event at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia on Friday, February 7th broadcast on the online ONE Super app: ONE Muay Thai Featherweight Championship Phetmorakot Petchyindee Academy def. Pongsiri PK. Saenchaimuaythaigym Decision (Unan) 5 3:00 Middleweight 93 kg Netherlands Reiner de Ridder def. Brazil Leandro Ataides Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00 Lightweight 77 kg Moldova Iuri Lapicus def. Russia Marat Gafurov Submission

Around the world of MMA: February 7-8

Reviews Legacy Fighting Alliance 81: Emmers vs. Barosa Legacy Fighting Alliance hosted an event at the Costa Mesa Hall at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa, California on Jan 31 on UFC Fight Pass: Featherweight Jamall Emmers def. Rafael Barosa Submission (arm-triangle choke) 3 2:39 Catchweight (160) Jacob Rosales def. Salaiman Ahmadyar Dec (una) 3 5:00 Welterweight Christian Aguilera def. Gláucio Eliziário Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00 Women’s

Around the world of MMA: August 10-13

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler The UFC hosted an event at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, USA on Saturday, August 3rd that was broadcast on the main ESPN network: Welterweight Colby Covington def. Robbie Lawler Decision (unanimous) (50–44, 50–45, 50–45) 5 5:00 Lightweight Jim Miller def. Clay Guida Technical Submission (guillotine choke) 1 0:58 Lightweight Nasrat Haqparast def. Joaquim Silva KO (punches) 2 0:36 Middleweight Gerald

Around the world of MMA: June 7-12

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Rivera vs. Moraes The UFC hosted an event at the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York on Friday, June 1st on Fox Sports 1: Bantamweight Marlon Moraes def. Jimmie Rivera TKO (head kick and punches) 1 0:33 Lightweight Gregor Gillespie def. Vinc Pichel Submission (arm-triangle choke) 2 4:06 Heavyweight Walt Harris def. Daniel Spitz TKO (punches and elbows) 2 4:59 Welterweight Ben Saunders def. Jake