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Top 10 MMA flyweights: July 2014

Please note due to suspension Ali Bagautinov is ineligible for the rankings. Also note the previous rankings (6/26/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Demetrious Johnson (1) Demetrious Johnson is now set to defend his UFC Flyweight Championship against underdog Chris Cariaso at UFC 177 on August 30th. His last match can definitely be considered a success considering he controlled Ali Bagautinov who was…

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Top 10 MMA lightweights: July 2014

Please note that due to inactivity, TJ Grant is ineligible for the rankings. Also note that the previous rankings (6/18/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Anthony Pettis (1) Coaching is underway for The Ultimate Fighter season 20 and one can be sure that Anthony Pettis has been busy coaching opposite Gilbert Melendez. Of note is the fact that at…

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Top 10 fights of June 2014

This fight had some disappointing fight cards but some definitely produced and some matches that were not expected. And here they are: 10. The Ultimate Fighter: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn – Corey Anderson vs. Patrick Walsh There’s no doubt this was a disappointing season. However, if there was a better match in the worst…

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Top 10 MMA middleweights: July 2014

Please note the rankings are voted on by a panel of MMA Freak writers. Also note that the previous rankings (6/10/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Chris Weidman (1) Chris Weidman successfully defended his UFC Middleweight Championship against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 and will now face Vitor Belfort. This will probably take place sometime in December at either UFC 181…

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Top 10 MMA bantamweights: July 2014

Please note that due to inactivity, Dominick Cruz is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also the last rankings (5/30/14) are in parenthesis: 1. T.J. Dillashaw (1) Despite his dominance over the bantamweight equivalent of Anderson Silva in order to capture the UFC Bantamweight Champship, T.J. Dillashaw is now set to face the man who’s title he took in Renan Barao. The title…

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Top 10 MMA featherweights: July 2014

Please note that due to suspension Dennis Siver is currently ineligible for the rankings. Also the last rankings (5/20/14) are in parenthesis: 1. Jose Aldo (1) An injury to Jose Aldo has resulted in the cancellation of UFC 176 and the postponement of his title defense against Chad Mendes. This is only the second time in the history of the UFC…

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Around the world of MMA: July 11-13

So we have another off week with literally no major American MMA promotions fighting but there is still some local and international shows: ONE Fighting Championship: War of Dragons One FC is making history by hosting its’ first event on the island of Taiwan in the capital of Taipai at the NTU Sports Center on…

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The Ultimate Fighter 19: episode 12 in review

TUF 19: Episode 12 – The Big Show Other than some of the initial training, the show got right into the last middleweight semifinal. In the fight Team Edgar’s Dhiego Lima starts out with two kicks to Team Penn member Roger Zapata‘s leg. However, Zapata is able to come back with a punch that puts Lima down and…

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Around the world of MMA: July 3-6

International Fight Week has kicked off with the many events taking place either at or in conjunction with the UFC Fan Expo. Here they are: IMMAF World Championships The first competition as part of the International Fight Week, the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation World Championships kicks off its’ fourth day of competition on today…

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