Tag "tyron woodley"

Around the world of MMA: October 2-4

It was another good weekend and now another month has passed. With that here are the coming weekend’s events: Review: UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson The UFC returned to the “Land of the Rising Sun” aka Japan with a fight card Saturday night live on Fox Sports 1: Heavyweight Josh Barnett def. Roy Nelson Decision (unanimous) (48-47, 48-47, 50-45) 5 5:00 Middleweight Uriah Hall def. Gegard Mousasi TKO (jumping

Back to school 2015 special: Top 10 most educated fighters of the past year

It’s a little late for back to school lists but none the less this list is being released now. Rankings are based on success: 10) Phil Davis Phil Davis was even in his last two fights with the UFC and while the promotion was interested in resigning him, he chose to go to Bellator MMA instead. Just yesterday won the Bellator: Dynamite 1 Light Heavyweight Tournament. Davis is a graduate of Pennsylvania

Around the world of MMA, BREAKING: Silva and Diaz fail drug tests

While it was an exciting weekend there were more than a few disappointments both inside and outside the Octagon. Here are the reviews: Reviews: UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz Sadly two fighters missed weight and drugs marred what could have been an otherwise spectacular fight. Here are some of the highlights: Middleweight Anderson Silva def. Nick Diaz Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 50-45, 50-45) 5 5:00 It seemed like a great fight

Best of 2014 series: Top 10 MMA upsets of the year

2014 was an interesting year when it came to upsets. While the greatest of all time was not upset, there was certainly an upset this year that was comparable. Looking back things could have gone a completely different way. Please note that TUF exhibition matches are eligible for this category. Again these matches were voted on by the writers here at MMA Freak and because of the varied opinions, there

The Fight Itinerary: UFC Fight Night Bisping vs. Le Edition

Keeping up with the UFC is a daunting task in 2014. That’s why I’ve come to do something that’s very nerdy. I make a fight itinerary. I even call it a “fight itinerary.” In reality, it amounts to nothing more than a grocery list of sorts as I write an event down, and circle the parts that matter, sometimes even adding a few notes on when I can approximately take