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Around the world of MMA: August 7-8

There were a few fight cards that delivered this weekend and more are coming up this weekend. Here they are: Reviews: World Series of Fighting 22: Palhares vs. Shields World Series of Fighting was bold enough to go head to head with a UFC pay-per-view on August 1st on NBCSN: Welterweight Rousimar Palhares (c) def. Jake Shields Submission (kimura) 3 2:02 Bantamweight Marlon Moraes (c) def. Sheymon Moraes Submission (rear-naked

Around the world of MMA: July 31-August 1

There was a good title fight and now they’ll be another good title fight coming up this weekend. Here’s the preview: Reviews: UFC on Fox: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 The UFC hosted a great fight at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois this last Saturday, July 25th on basic Fox: Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw (c) def. Renan Barão TKO (punches) 4 0:35 Women’s Bantamweight Miesha Tate def. Jessica Eye Decision (unanimous)

Around the world of MMA: July 15-18

It was a busy weekend in MMA and this week will also be very busy as well. With that here are reviews and previews: Reviews: UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor The pinnacle of UFC International Fight Week took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 11th on PPV: Featherweight Conor McGregor def. Chad Mendes TKO (punches) 2 4:57 Welterweight Robbie Lawler (c) def. Rory MacDonald TKO (punches) 5

Top 10 fights of May & June 2015

May and June had some great fights and due to time constraints both will be listed in this article. Here they are: Top 10 Fights of May 10) Rony Jason’s submission victory (now no contest) over Damon Jackson – UFC Fight Night 67 9) Joseph Benavidez’s victory by decision over John Moraga – UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier  8) Donald Cerrone’s technical knockout over John Makdessi – UFC 187: Johnson

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