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Around the world of MMA: July 7-12

The time has come and UFC International Fight Week is underway with many events taking place. Here they are: Previews: 2015 IMMAF Amateur MMA World Championships The second annual International MMA Amateur World Championships continues July 7th and concludes July 11th. Invicta FC 13: Cyborg vs. Van Duin Invicta FC joins International Fight Week with an event at the Cosmopolitan Hotel on July 9th on UFC Fight Pass: Featherweight Cristiane

The Ultimate Fighter 21: episodes 6, 7, 8 & 9

Episode 6: Fight Through the Pain With American Top Team getting their first win, moral is at an all time high. For their next round picks, ATT chooses veteran Marcelo Alfaya while on Rashad Evans’ recommendation for the Blackzilians’ next pick is that of Jason Jackson.  The match takes place and the atmosphere at the ATT gym is intense with drums going and Dana White says it feels like an actual UFC fight. At the fight, Blackzilians members Eddie Alvarez and Michael

Top 10 MMA P4P Rankings: June 2015

Due to suspensions, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva are ineligible. The previous rankings are in parenthesis: 1) Jose Aldo (2) UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo will finally engage in a grudge match with Conor McGregor at UFC 189 where he finally get the opportunity to shut the Irish trash talker up. July 11th will show in Las Vegas what happens. 2) Demetrious Johnson (1) Demetrious Johnson will supposedly be fighting sometime in September; the date and opponents are

Around the world of MMA: June 19-20

Last weekend had some shockers but this weekend will bring a long awaited bout and some testers. Here they are: Reviews: UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum The UFC had a successful return to Mexico City, Mexico for a pay-per-view card that certainly delivered with battles: Heavyweight Fabrício Werdum (ic) def. Cain Velasquez (c) Submission (guillotine choke) 3 2:13 Lightweight Eddie Alvarez def. Gilbert Melendez Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3

Around the world of MMA: June 13

So it was a good weekend with some exciting fights and the monthly UFC pay-per-view is coming up. Here they are: Reviews: UFC Fight Night: Boetsch vs. Henderson The UFC hosted an event at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 6th on Fox Sports 1: Middleweight Dan Henderson def. Tim Boetsch KO (punches) 1 0:28 Heavyweight Ben Rothwell def. Matt Mitrione Submission (gogó choke) 1 1:54

Top 10 fights of April 2015

April had many fights that set into motion several future match-ups in MMA. So with that here are the best of them: 10) Tony Johnson vs. Alexander Volkov – Bellator 136 This fight had a surprising result because Alexander Volkov is such a dangerous fighter but upsets happen. 9) Marcin Held vs. Alexander Srnavskiy – Bellator 136 A fight that may have earned Marcin Held a title shot against Will Brooks with his dangerous submissions.

MMA Freak Women’s Combined Rankings May 2015

Due to time constraints, all of the women’s MMA rankings categories will be updated as once. Rankings follows: Top 10 Women’s P4P Rankings (3/31/15) 1) Ronda Rousey (1) 2) Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino (2) 3) Barb Honchak (3) 4) Jessica Aguilar (4) 5) Herica Tiburcio (5) 6) Michelle Waterson (6) 7) Marloes Coenen (7) 8) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8) 9) Miesha Tate (9) 10) Bethe Correia (10) P4P contenders rankings: Carla Esparza,

MMA Freak Awards 2014 (Remaining categories)

Due to many set backs the remaining MMA Freak Awards for 2014 will now be awarded. Here are the voting results: Top 10 Fighters (either gender) Honorable Mentions: Donald Cerrone Myles Jury Anthony Johnson Yoel Romero Carla Esparza Bethe Correia Top 10 Fighters of 2014 1) TJ Dillashaw 2) Neil Magney 3) Robbie Lawler 4) Demetrious Johnson 5) Ronda Rousey 6) Fabricio Werdum 7) Jose Aldo 8) Emanuel Newton 9)

Exclusive Interview: In the Mind of Micah Taylor

There are many rising stars in the world of MMA, many of whom aspire to become something great. Recently MMA Freak got the opportunity to talk with Micah Taylor, one of these stars. Here’s what he had to say about his view on MMA in general: MMA, Mixed Martial Arts, Fighting, UFC or whatever people call it, is Mixing the many different martial arts known to man and using those techniques

Top 10 fights of February & March 2015

In order to catch up with the past months this month’s fights, this top 10 will include both February and April: Top 10 Fights of February 2015 10) Tony Ferguson’s submission of Gleison Tibau – UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano 9) Roan Carneiro’s submission of Mark Munoz – UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano 8) Neil Magney’s submission of Kiichi Kunimoto – UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch 7) Holly Holm’s