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Around the world of MMA: February 12-13

After two straight weeks of MMA there is going to be a bit of a break in major MMA. Here are minor events though: Reviews: Legacy Fighting Championship 51 Texas based Legacy FC hosted an event in Hinckley, Minnesota on Friday, February 5th broadcast on AXS TV: Manny Vazquez WIN 8 – 1 – 0 (Win – Loss – Draw) Ricardo ‘Carcacinha’ Lucas Ramos LOSS 8 – 1 – 0

Left out in the cold or what helped Holm and McGregor get gold

Fighting stances. Do you take them for granted? Holly Holm and Conor McGregor didn’t. Today they reign supreme. Both McGregor and Holm won their title bouts, against Jose Aldo and Ronda Rousey respectively, throwing hard lefts. You don’t have to be a southpaw to get in a powerful left. Holm caught Ronda with a slick and quick lead left head kick and she’s not a southpaw. What is a southpaw

Around the world of MMA: February 5-6

There was a fun fight night this weekend and now there will be another fight night coming up. Here are the results: Reviews: UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Bader The UFC hosted an event at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on January 30th broadcast on Fox: Light Heavyweight Anthony Johnson def. Ryan Bader KO (punches) 1 1:26 Heavyweight Ben Rothwell def. Josh Barnett Submission (guillotine choke) 2 3:48

Around the world of MMA: January 29-31

It was an easy weekend but things are about to ramp up once again. With that here are the reviews and previews: Reviews: World Series of Fighting 27: Future Champs WSOF hosted an event at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee on Saturday, January 23rd broadcast on NBCSN: Lightweight Luiz Firmino def. Caros Fodor Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Shamil Gamzatov def. Teddy Holder TKO (punches) 1

UFC and British Wrestling Association announce partnership

UFC and the British Wrestling Association have announced a partnership agreement to actively promote amateur and Olympic wrestling throughout the United Kingdom. “We are very happy to announce our new partnership with the British Wrestling Association,” UFC Senior Vice President & General Manager – EMEA James Elliott said. “UFC is fully committed to supporting the development of clean and safe amateur sports. Our sports share the same core values and

Around the world of MMA: January 22-23

Two major events took place this weekend and MMA Freak was able to cover one of the events. Here they all are: Reviews: Invicta FC 15: Cyborg vs. Ibragimova Invicta FC hosted their first event at the OC Fair Grounds in Costa Mesa on Jan. 16th which MMA Freak covered: Featherweight Brazil Cristiane Justino (c) def. Russia Daria Ibragimova KO (punches) 1 4:58 Strawweight Brazil Livia Renata Souza (c) def.

Cyborg has a message for Brazil moments after a win EXCLUSIVE

Good morning MMA fans! We’ll recap the free fights from last night later, for now enjoy yours truly catching Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino fresh off her quick victory Saturday night in Costa Mesa, California. Cyborg has made the south land her adopted home but doesn’t forget her roots. Moving to California years ago, she continues t0 carve and navigate her way through an increasingly competitive women’s mixed martial arts scene (in what’s

Invicta FC 15 Recap

The Hangar at the OC Fair and Event Center was alive last night Saturday, January 17th as Invicta Fighting Championships opened their 2016 with a high profile card. The event was broadcast on UFC Fight Pass and and featured the return of Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino to defend her belt against promotional newcomer Daria Ibragimova. Ibragimova attempted take downs the whole night and was able to grab ahold of her leg but was never