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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

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings May 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 (4/30/21) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina Shevchenko (2)3)

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

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 Women’s Rankings April 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 (3/29/21) 1) Amanda Nunes (1)2) Valentina Shevchenko (2)3)

Around the world of MMA: April 28-May 1

Reviews UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2 The UFC hosted an event at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday, April 24th broadcast on pay-per-view: Welterweight Kamaru Usman (c) def. Jorge Masvidal KO (punch) 2 1:02 Women’s Strawweight Rose Namajunas def. Zhang Weili (c) KO (head kick) 1 1:18 Women’s Flyweight Valentina Shevchenko (c) def. Jéssica Andrade TKO (elbows) 2 3:19 Middleweight Uriah Hall def. Chris Weidman

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.