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The Ultimate Fighter 29 Episode 1 Review and Recap

In this revival season of The Ultimate Fighter, Dana White meets with the participants at the UFC Apex and talks about this season being a new beginning. After the meeting the coaches, Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega, both coaching staffs start an evaluation of all the fighters and afterwards Dana does the traditional coin flip for either first draft pick or first fight. Volkanovki wins the coin toss and decides

Around the world of MMA: June 10-12

Reviews UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Sakai The UFC hosted an event at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada on Saturday, June 5th that was broadcast on the ESPN+ streaming service: Heavyweight Jairzinho Rozenstruik def. Augusto Sakai TKO (punches) 1 4:59 Heavyweight Marcin Tybura def. Walt Harris TKO (punches) 1 4:06 Middleweight Roman Dolidze def. Laureano Staropoli Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00 Welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio def. Miguel Baeza

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)