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MMA Freak Rankings July 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 (6/30/21) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings July 2021

The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible. Also fighters are only eligible for one weight class unless they are champions in multiple divisions in which case they are exceptions to the rule: Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (6/29/21) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina Shevchenko (2)3)

Around the world of MMA: July 30-31

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada on Saturday, June 24th that was broadcast on both ESPN and ESPN+ online: Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw def. Cory Sandhagen Decision (split) (47–48, 48–47, 48–47) 5 5:00 Bantamweight Raulian Paiva def. Kyler Phillips Decision (majority) (29–28, 29–28, 28–28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Darren Elkins def. Darrick Minner TKO (punches) 2 3:48 Women’s Flyweight

Around the world of MMA: July 24th

Reviews Bellator 262: Velasquez vs. Kielholtz Bellator MMA hosted an event at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Friday, June 16th that was broadcast on Showtime: Women’s Flyweight Juliana Velasquez (c) def. Denise Kielholtz Decision (split) (48–47, 47–48, 48–47) 5 5:00 Heavyweight Tyrell Fortune def. Matt Mitrione TKO (submission to punches) 1 1:45 Bantamweight Matheus Mattos def. Cee Jay Hamilton TKO (punches) 2 1:33 Women’s Featherweight Arlene Blencowe

Around the world of MMA: July 16-19

Reviews UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor 3 The UFC hosted an event at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on Saturday, July 10th that was broadcast on the online ESPN+ pay-per-view: Lightweight Dustin Poirier def. Conor McGregor TKO (doctor stoppage due to leg injury) 1 5:00 Welterweight Gilbert Burns def. Stephen Thompson Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Tai Tuivasa def. Greg Hardy KO (punches) 1 1:07 Catchweight

Around the world of MMA: July 10th

Reviews Legacy Fighting Alliance 110: Silveira vs. Murray Legacy Fighting Alliance hosted an event at the Grand Hotel Casino and Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma on Friday, July 2nd on UFC Fight Pass: Flyweight Charles Johnson def. Yuma Horiuchi Decision (split) 5 5:00 Middleweight Hemerson Souza def. Chibwikem Onyenegecha Decision (split) 3 5:00 Flyweight Christian Natividad def. Luis Aguirre Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00 Women’s Strawweight Jaqueline Amorim def. Megan Owen KO

Around the world of MMA: July 2nd

Reviews PFL 6 (2021 season) The Professional Fighters League hosted an event at the Ocean Casino Resort on in Atlantic City, New Jersey that broadcast on June 25th on ESPN2: Women’s Lightweight Kayla Harrison def. Cindy Dandois Submission (armbar) 1 4:44 Lightweight Raush Manfio def. Anthony Pettis Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Movlid Khaybulaev def. Lance Palmer Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Denis Goltsov

Around the world of MMA: June 4-5

Reviews XFC 44/Young Guns 2 XFC hosted an event at the Wells Fargo Center in Des Moines, Iowa on Friday, May 28th that was broadcast on Fox Sports 2 and on FITE TV: Bantamweight Jose Alberto Quinonez def. Andre Soukhamthath Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Brett Martin def. Chris Barnett Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00 XFC Lightweight Tournament Semifinal Lightweight Kurt Holobaugh def. Jose Luis Verdugo KO/TKO (left hand) 2 0:11

Around the world of MMA: May 14-15

Reviews UFC on ESPN: Rodriguez vs. Waterson The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada on Saturday, May 8th that was broadcast on ESPN and the ESPN+ service: Women’s Flyweight Marina Rodriguez def. Michelle Waterson Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 49–46, 49–46) 5 5:00 Welterweight Alex Morono def. Donald Cerrone TKO (punches) 1 4:40 Welterweight Neil Magny def. Geoff Neal Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight