Independent World MMA Rankings: January 2010

January 15, 2010: The January 2010 Independent World MMA Rankings have been released. These rankings are independent of any single MMA media outlet or sanctioning body, and are published on multiple web sites.

Awesome MMA Links for 1/15/10

Just like we bring you the best comedy links in the world, we’re going to start doing the same for MMA. Here’s some sweet stuff we’ve found in our trips around the Web.

Exclusive Jamie Te Huna Blog

Jamie Te Huna is an New Zealand-born mixed martial artist trained by Mark Hunt who was signed by the UFC to a four-fight contract last October. He will be making his UFC debut in front of a home country crowd in Sydney on February 21.

Bob Shamrock Passes Away

Legendary mixed martial arts figure Bob Shamrock, 68, passed away Thursday night. Funeral services will take place next week in Susanville, California. Shamrock, who accepted troubled young men into his home, famously adopted both Ken Kilpatrick and Frank Juarez.

Banks Ruled Out of Lashley Fight

The search for Bobby Lashley’s first Strikeforce opponent begins again. The Florida State Boxing Commission today denied heavyweight Yohan Banks (2-1) as an opponent for Lashley.