First fights announced for UFC’s return to London

The UFC today announced the first three bouts to feature on the UFC FIGHT NIGHT: LONDON card, the organisation’s eagerly awaited return to the capital after a two year absence. No. 7 middleweight Michael Bisping (27-7, fighting out of Orange County, CA, USA) will return to fight on home soil for the first time since 2010 as he takes on No.8 Gegard Mousasi (37-6 -2, fighting our of Leiden, Holland) at the

Around the world of MMA: December 4-5

Last week was a great time of getting together and this week will be sometime off for the UFC. Here’s the rest of it: Reviews: UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Masvidal On Saturday, November 28th the UFC hosted it’s first event in South Korea at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena online: Welterweight Benson Henderson def. Jorge Masvidal Decision (split) (47-48, 48-47, 49-46) 5 5:00 Welterweight Dong Hyun Kim def. Dominic Waters

Around the world of MMA: November 28th

Despite the holidays coming around there is still activity going on in the MMA world. With that here they are: Reviews: World Series of Fighting 25: Lightweight Tournament On Friday, November 20th WSOF hosted a one night eight man tournament in Phoenix, Arizona on NBCSN: Lightweight Jason High def. Estevan Payan KO (head kick and punches) 2 0:47 Lightweight Final Brian Foster def. Joáo Zeferino KO (punches) 2 4:51 Lightweight

Scotland’s Paul Craig is the New BAMMA Light Heavyweight Champion

Scottish MMA has a new star in the form of Airdrie fighter Paul ‘Bearjew’ Craig. Craig, 28, won the BAMMA Light Heavyweight World Championship at BAMMA 23 in Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena on Saturday night. Hardly breaking a sweat in the process.  Fighting for the title in what was only his second outing for Europe’s top MMA promotion, Craig submitted Poland’s Marcin Lazarz via triangle choke after 3:51 seconds of the very

Around the World of MMA: November 19th-22nd

This last weekend brought about probably one of the most shocking upsets in the history of MMA. Here they are: Reviews: UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm The UFC hosted a record breaking event at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia on November 15th on PPV: Women’s Bantamweight Holly Holm def. Ronda Rousey (c) KO (head kick and punches) 2 0:59 Women’s Strawweight Joanna Jędrzejczyk (c) def. Valérie Létourneau Decision (unanimous)

Today in MMA History: UFC 1-November 12, 1993

Opinions shared by contributors of MMA Freak are not those of MMA Freak or it’s other contributors. The opinions conveyed on any article are solely those of the listed author.  Ultimate Fighting Championships held its first ever event November 12, 1993 at the McNichols Sports Arena in Denver, Colorado. Promotional material leading up to UFC 1 put clear emphasis on the event not having any rules for its participants except two:

BAMMA 23: Night Of Champions – Final Fight Card

On Saturday 14th November 2015 at the Barclaycard Arena Birmingham, BAMMA, leaders in MMA sports entertainment and the home of European MMA, present BAMMA 23: Night Of Champions. Here is the final fight card* lineup for the event. MAIN CARD: ​BAMMA Lightweight Title ​Martin ’50 Cal’ Stapleton Vs. Gavin ‘Warhorse’ Sterritt ​BAMMA Bantamweight Title Ed ‘King’ Arthur (c) Vs. Shay Walsh BAMMA Light Heavyweight Title Marcin ‘Bane’ Lazarz (c) Vs. Paul

Around the world of MMA: November 12-15

It was another exciting weekend for the UFC and it’ll be the same with this weekend. With that here they all are: Reviews: UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 The UFC hosted an event at the Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil this last Saturday, November 7th: Middleweight Vitor Belfort def. Dan Henderson KO (head kick and punches) 1 2:07 Light Heavyweight Glover Teixeira def. Patrick Cummins TKO

Around the world of MMA: November 4-7

This weekend was a little quiet but there are quite a few events going on this week. With that here are the events: Santa Ana College vs. Mount San Antonio College The Santa Ana College Dons Wrestling Team host Mt. SAC College in a wrestling duel covered by MMA Freak 11/4. Bellator 145: With a Vengeance  Bellator MMA hosts an event at the Scottrade Center in Saint Louis, Missouri on