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Posted on February 9, 2016 by Richard Mann

Bellator MMA was able to move the needle last week with the signing of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. They attempted to keep the momentum going by announcing the signing of heavyweight Sergei Kharitonov. Any time a promotion other than the UFC can sign a fighter inside the Fight Matrix top 20 it is […]

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Posted on January 29, 2016 by Richard Mann

This Saturday night, the UFC’s most recent supposed wunderkind, Sage Northcutt, will fight for the first time on a Fox main card. This event will be the 18th UFC event on the network. Northcutt, who is currently ranked #133 at lightweight, will not be the lowest ranked fighter to ever compete on the network. That […]

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Posted on January 20, 2016 by Richard Mann

During an appearance on “Off the Record” with Michael Landsberg on Wednesday, UFC President Dana White finally released some details about Phil “CM Punk” Brooks’ debut opponent. White indicated that Mickey Gall, who was recently featured on the UFC’s “Looking for a Fight” series, will face Mike Jackson at UFC 196. With a victory, he […]

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Posted on January 7, 2016 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, 2016 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, 2016 by jcs

Men: Sergey Pavlovich An impressive 2015 that saw Pavlovich run his record up to 6-0 (all knockouts) and get into the Top 50 at Heavyweight earns him the award.  Take notice that the three honorable mentions are also from Russia. Honorable Mentions: Vladimir Mineev, Petr Yan, Velimurad Alhasov   Women: Cristina Stanciu After starting at Bantamweight, she’s now fighting in the […]

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Posted on January 3, 2016 by jcs

Most Improved Fighter of the Year: Alex Morono Morono bursted onto the scene with a perfect 4-0 record in 2015, skyrocketing up the rankings and earning himself a spot on UFC 195.

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Posted on January 3, 2016 by jcs

Note: We have two ways that we derive biggest “upsets” based on points difference between winner and loser. “Most Noteworthy” (X minus Y) “Most Lopsided” (X divided by Y)   Most Noteworthy: Luke Rockhold TKO(4) Chris Weidman While not a huge upset by betting odds, Weidman had amassed nearly a 1,000 point lead over Rockhold in […]

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Posted on January 2, 2016 by jcs

Most Noteworthy Match of the Year: Luke Rockhold TKO(4) Chris Weidman The “most noteworthy” match of the year is a pretty basic calculation — a sum of quality if you will, taking a look back at the fights within the calendar year using the standing of the fighters involved at the end of the year.  In this case, […]

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Posted on January 1, 2016 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. In this category, it was fairly slim pickings this year…   Comeback Fighter of the Year: […]

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