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Around the world of MMA: March 6th

The UFC gets sometime off but of course this last weekend was all about the women. With that here are the reviews: Reviews: Invicta FC 11: Cyborg vs. Tweet Invicta FC promised a night packed full of exciting fights and they certainly delivered with women aiming high: Featherweight Brazil Cristiane Justino (c) def. Canada Charmaine Tweet TKO (punches) 1 0:46 Strawweight Mexico Alexa Grasso def. Japan Mizuki Inoue Decision (unanimous)

Invicta FC 11 in review

The Shrine Auditorium was pumping as invicta fc brought a night if fights to the city of Angles. In the main event Cris “Cyborg” Justino knocked out Charmaine Tweet in the first round. “I want to thank all my sponsors and my fans,” Justino said after her win. This marks her first match in over a year and her first title defense of her belt. Tweet opened the round trying to

Top 10 Women’s P4P rankings: February 2015

Due to inactivity, Cristiane Justino is ineligible for the rankings. Also note that the previous rankings (1/15/15) are listed in parenthesis: 1) Ronda Rousey (1) Ronda Rousey maybe in for her greatest challenge to date when she faces Cat Zingano at UFC 184 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Both women has very similar traits in that they are both well rounded athletes, despite Zingano’s lack of an Olympic Bronze medal in judo. 2)

MMA Freak Women’s Rankings: February 2015

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and that the previous rankings (1/12/15) are in parenthesis: Featherweights 1) Marloes Coenen (1) – Will probably be fighting Julia Budd later this year for the vacant Bellator Women’s Featherweight belt. 2) Julia “The Jewel” Budd (2) – Recently made her Bellator debut against fellow Canadian Gabrielle Holloway at Bellator 133. 3) Faith “The Immortal” Van Duin (3) 4) Talita “Treta”

Around the world of MMA: February 27-28

So this last weekend saw some rebounds and a record amount of upsets as well. With that here are the reviews and previews of the next week: Reviews: UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir The UFC dared to go head to head with several popular programs on a Sunday night such as the Emmy’s and The Walking Dead, February 22: Heavyweight Frank Mir def. Antônio Silva KO (punches and elbows) 1 1:40

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

Around the world of MMA: January 30-31

There were certainly some good fights last weekend and we have some good ones coming up this weekend in the UFC. Here’s the reviews first: Reviews: UFC on Fox: Gustafsson vs. Johnson Despite starting at 11pm local time, the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden was packed with thirty thousand fans and racked up $3.1 million: Light Heavyweight Anthony Johnson def. Alexander Gustafsson TKO (punches) 1 2:15 Anthony Johnson has continued to

Top 10 fights of December 2014

It was the last month of the year and to say that the sport went out with a bang is an understatement. With that here’s the best of December: 10) The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned – Rose Namajunas vs. Randa Markos This was the last fight in the house and as with all the others it didn’t disappoint. Both rising prospects, Randa Markos had proven to be the dark

Top 10 Women’s P4P fighters: January 2015

Due to inactivity Cristiane Justino is ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (11/5/14) are listed in parenthesis: 1) Ronda Rousey (1) Ronda Rousey will defend her title against Cat Zingano at UFC 184 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Zingano could be Rousey’s greatest challenge to date considering both have legitimate grappling and striking games, not to mention Zingano’s comback skills. 2) Carla Esparza (N/A) After earning the UFC Strawweight

MMA Freak Women’s Weight Class Rankings: January 2015

Please note that the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers and that the previous rankings (12/1/14) are in parenthesis: Featherweights 1) Marloes Coenen (1) – Former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion – Probably facing Julia Budd vs Talita Nogueira victor. 2) Julia “The Jewel” Budd (3) – Will be facing Talita Nogueira at Bellator 133 on February 13th with a possible title shot on the line. 3) Faith “The Immortal”