Tag "Rankings"

Top 10 MMA lightweights: July 2014

Please note that due to inactivity, TJ Grant is ineligible for the rankings. Also note that the previous rankings (6/18/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Anthony Pettis (1) Coaching is underway for The Ultimate Fighter season 20 and one can be sure that Anthony Pettis has been busy coaching opposite Gilbert Melendez. Of note is the fact that at the end of next month, Pettis will be ineligible for the rankings until he defends

MMA Freak Women’s Weight Class Rankings: June 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and that the previous rankings on 5/1/14 are in parenthesis: Featherweights 1. Cris “Cyborg” Justino (1) – Invicta Fighting Championships Featherweight Champion: Keeps saying she will drop to bantamweight soon. 2. Marloes Coenen (2) – Former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion: Should go whichever weight Cristiane Justino doesn’t. 3. Julia Budd (3) 4. Pannie Kianzad (5) 5. Faith Van Duin

Top 10 Women’s P4P fighters: June 2014

Please note that due to inactivity Cat Zingano, Carla Esparza, and Michelle Waterson are all ineligible for the rankings. Also note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and that the previous rankings (5/1/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1. Ronda Rousey (1) Ronda Rousey is set to defend her UFC Bantamweight Championship against upcoming opponent Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on July 5th where we will see if Davis is indeed

Top 10 MMA flyweights: June 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and the previous rankings (4/30/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1. Demetrious Johnson (1) Having successfully defended his title against Ali Bagautinov, the next logical step for Demetrious Johnson would be a rematch with Jon Dodson. Dodson has done nothing but win since his decision win against Johnson at UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Dodson in January 2013. 2. John Dodson (tied)

Top 10 MMA light heavyweights: June 2014

Note that due to inactivity and retirement, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Chael Sonnen respectively are ineligible for the rankings. Also note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Lastly the previous rankings (6/1/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1. Jon Jones (1) Jon Jones is now set to face Alexander Gustafsson in a rematch of their war last year at UFC 178 set for September 27th in three months. It’s possible that

Top 10 MMA lightweights: June 2014

Please note that to inactivity, TJ Grant is ineligible for the rankings. Also note the rankings are voted on and previous are in parenthesis: 1. Anthony Pettis (1) July 1st is the only listed date that filming for The Ultimate Fighter season 20 will start so Anthony Pettis will probably be in Vegas by then. It’s hard to tell what kind of relationship he and future opponent Gilbert Melendez will have over the course of the

Top 10 MMA light heavyweights: May 2014

Note that due to inactivity, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also note that due to a rare tie for tenth, the rankings will actually include eleven fighters. Lastly, the rankings are voted on by a panel and last rankings (5/1/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Jon Jones (1) Jon Jones is currently expected to face Alexander Gustafsson next though a date currently isn’t set and the bout agreement isn’t signed yet.

Top 10 MMA lightweights: May 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak members. Also note the previous rankings (5/1/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Anthony Pettis (1) The date to start filming The Ultimate Fighter season 20 is supposedly July 1st but that has yet to be confirmed. Until then UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis can only train and anticipate his upcoming title defense at the end of the

Top 10 Women’s P4P fighters: April 2014

  Please note that for the inaugural MMA Freak women’s pound for pound rankings Cat Zingano and Carla Esparza are both ineligible due to inactivity. Also note that the rankings were voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers: 1. Ronda Rousey (9-0) This should be no surprise considering that “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey recently proved that her striking has improved significantly as of late. We will now get to

MMA Freak Women’s Weight Class Rankings: April 2014

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and that this is the inaugural women’s weight class rankings: Featherweights 1. Cris “Cyborg” Justino- Invicta Fighting Championships Featherweight Champion: Will be trying for a cut to bantamweight sometime soon. 2. Marloes Coenen- Should go the weight class that Justino doesn’t, whether that means dropping to bantamweight or not. 3. Julia Budd- Should Justino stay