Tag "Rankings"

Top 10 MMA flyweights: October 2014

Note due to suspension, Ali Bagautinov is ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (9/13/14) are in parenthesis: 1) Demetrious Johnson (1) Demetrious Johnson made history by becoming the first UFC fighter to finish a title fight by kimura when he submitted Chris Cariaso. Without a doubt, Johnson is continuing to make the case that he is one of the best in the world across the board. 2) Joseph Benavidez (2) Looking to

Top 10 Women’s P4P fighters: September 2014

Due to inactivity Carla Esparza, Cristiane Justino, Marloes Coenen, and Jessica Penne are ineligible. Last ranks in parenthesis: 1) Ronda Rousey (1) Ronda Rousey‘s next opponent has now been determined to be Cat Zingano who returned to action in come from behind fashion. However, the match may not take place at UFC 182 as originally planned if Zingano can’t get cleared before he medical suspension ends. 2) Michelle Waterson (N/A) “The Karete Hottie” Michelle Waterson successfully defended her

Top 10 MMA light heavyweights: September 2014

Please note the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and the previous rankings (8/19/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1. Jon Jones (1) Jon Jones is on track for recovery and for his title defense in fight capitol Las Vegas on January 3rd at UFC 182 against Daniel Cormier. 2. Daniel Cormier (3) Number one contender Daniel Cormier is continuing to train for his upcoming fight with Jon Jones for the annual

Top 10 MMA flyweights: September 2014

Note due to suspension Ali Bagautinov is ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (8/27/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Demetrious Johnson (1) Demetrious Johnson is on course for his upcoming UFC 178 title defense against obvious underdog Chris Cariaso on September 27th. While Cariaso maybe a huge underdog, the Flyweight Champion isn’t in the habit of underestimating his opponents in any circumstances. 2. Joseph Benavidez (2) After a nearly five month layoff, Joseph

Top 10 MMA lightweights: August 2014

Please note due to inactivity, TJ Grant is ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (7/31/14) in parenthesis: 1. Anthony Pettis (1) Anthony Pettis has finished coaching The Ultimate Fighter season 20 and will start training for his bout with Gilbert Melendez. Of note is the fact that Pettis will be ineligible for the rankings after today until he defends his title in December. 2. Gilbert Melendez (tied 2) In typical Gracie Fighter

Top 10 MMA flyweights: August 2014

Note due to suspension Ali Bagautinov is ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (8/1/14) in parenthesis: 1. Demetrious Johnson (1) In order to keep UFC 178 on, Demetrious Johnson‘s title defense has been moved to that fight card on September 27th. There is no doubt that Johnson is the favorite against heavy underdog Chris Cariaso regardless of the postponement of the title defense. 2. Joseph Benavidez (2) Joseph Benavidez is next set

Top 10 MMA light heavyweights: August 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and the previous rankings (6/18/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Jon Jones (1) A training injury to Jon Jones will sideline him until UFC 182 which is the planned New Years show when he faces Daniel Cormier. This actually works out as Cormier was in dire need of surgery so with the extra time he may get the procedure done.

MMA Freak Women’s Weight Class Rankings: August 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and the previous rankings on 7/1/14 are in parenthesis: Featherweights 1. Cris “Cyborg” Justino (1) – Invicta Fighting Championships Featherweight Champion: Dropping to bantamweight December. 2. Marloes Coenen (2) – Former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion: Probably returning to action in the fall or winter 3. Julia Budd (3) – Currently on a four fight winning streak and one

Top 10 Women’s P4P fighters: August 2014

Please note that due to inactivity Cat Zingano, Carla Esparza, Michelle Waterson, Cristiane Justino, Marloes Coenen, and Jessica Penne are all ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (6/29/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Ronda Rousey (1) Ronda Rousey just finished Alexis Davis extremely fast at UFC 175 and will take sometime off undergoing surgery and some movie shoots before possibly facing Gina Carano. This is a match that Rousey wants and Dana White‘s trying to make it happen. 2.

Top 10 MMA flyweights: July 2014

Please note due to suspension Ali Bagautinov is ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (6/26/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Demetrious Johnson (1) Demetrious Johnson is now set to defend his UFC Flyweight Championship against underdog Chris Cariaso at UFC 177 on August 30th. His last match can definitely be considered a success considering he controlled Ali Bagautinov who was apparently roided up.  2. Joseph Benavidez (tied 2) As of right now Joseph Benavidez has nothing scheduled,