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Posted on October 11, 2017 by Richard Mann

Rizin Fighting Federation returns on Sunday with their ninth event. The card features, among other things, three more first round bouts for the 2017 Rizin Bantamweight Grand Prix as well as a “wild card qualification bout.” There were three bouts on the April show with #41FW Kyoji Horiguchi, #83BW Khalid Taha and #74BW Takafumi Otsuka […]

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Posted on January 5, 2017 by jcs

As a recap, most “Fighter of the Year” awards on other sites are really “Breakout Fighter of the Year” awards in that fighters who win, were usually not top fighters in the beginning of the year, but became so by the end of the year. A fighter like this can and has won our FotY awards, […]

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Posted on January 5, 2017 by jcs

As a recap, most “Fighter of the Year” awards on other sites are really “Breakout Fighter of the Year” awards in that fighters who win, were usually not top fighters in the beginning of the year, but became so by the end of the year. A fighter like this can and has won our FotY awards, […]

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Posted on January 4, 2017 by jcs

Men: Jose Torres It is very slim pickings on the men’s side of the award, but Jose Torres made the Top 100 and fought for Titan FC. Honorable Mentions: Adilson Ramos   Women: Gabi Garcia She’s a fighter without a division, but one that ran up a 4-0 record.  The competition was extremely lackluster, but the early career […]

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Posted on January 3, 2017 by jcs

Most Improved Fighter of the Year: Emil Weber Meek Meek pulled off a dominant victory over Rousimar Palhares in the upset of the year and followed it up with a victory of Jordan Mein in the UFC. After averaging a rank of approximately #450 in 2015, he is now a borderline Top 10 fighter in […]

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Posted on January 2, 2017 by jcs

As a refresher, our “Comeback” award is about coming back from inactivity or major injury (that we know about) and in doing so, really impressing.  You can see more details at the bottom of the post about specific qualifiers.   Comeback Fighter of the Year: Dominick Cruz Yet another ACL tear cost Cruz over 15 months […]

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Posted on August 29, 2016 by jcs

First Posted in December 2011 Updated in May 2014 Division Estimated # 12/2011 5/2014 8/2016 Heavyweight 757 8.3% 6.9% 6.2% Light Heavyweight 758 8.8% 6.7% 6.2% Middleweight 1285 14.7% 12.7% 10.6% Welterweight 2070 20.4% 18.3% 17.0% Lightweight 2453 21.8% 20.2% 20.2% Featherweight 2114 14.4% 17.4% 17.4% Bantamweight 1600 9.0% 11.4% 13.2% Fly+Straw 1109 2.7% 6.4% […]

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Posted on August 19, 2016 by jcs

Some immediate rematch results from MMA history: There have been 1,430 instances of two fighters fighting each other in consecutive bouts, without any other bouts in between. In 500 (35%), the outcome was different than the preceding fight (draws included). When the preceding result was a submission (554), the outcome was different than the preceding fight only 136 (24.5%) times. […]

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Posted on July 27, 2016 by jcs

Fighter Days Result Date Carla Esparza^ 706 WIN 2014-12-12 Jorge Patino 663 LOSS 1999-01-08 Cain Velasquez* 602 LOSS 2015-06-13 Georges St. Pierre* 567 WIN 2012-11-17 Vitor Belfort 560 LOSS 2015-05-23 Tyron Woodley 546 ???? 2016-07-30 Rose Namajunas^ 517 LOSS 2014-12-12 Vitor Belfort 504 LOSS 2011-02-05 Dominick Cruz~ 477 WIN 2016-01-17 Jon Jones~ 476 WIN 2016-04-23 […]

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Posted on May 19, 2016 by jcs

Currently, we have record of 99,038 fighters with at least one win and/or one draw and/or one loss.  No contests are ignored for this statistic. 60,747 of them haven’t fought in at least three years.  Out of those: Win Loss Draw Count Perc 0 1 0 24,007 39.52% 1 0 0 8,894 14.64% 0 2 […]

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