2017 MMA fight – Marlon Moraes vs Raphael Assuncao – fight Video UFC 212

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-06-03, disappointing fight between Marlon Moraes and Raphael Assuncao: it gets two stars.

The current Wsof Bw champion Marlon Moraes entered this fight with a mma record of 18-4-1 (72% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Cody Garbrandt). He lost two consecutive fights in 2011, against Ralph Acosta and Deividas Taurosevicius, but since then he has won 13 bouts beating Joseph Barajas (=Moraes vs Barajas), Josh Hill (=Moraes vs Hill 2) and Josenaldo Silva in 2016 (=Moraes vs Silva).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Raphael Assuncao, has an official record of 24-5-0 (54% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He lost to TJ Dillashaw last year (=Dillashaw vs Assuncao 2) but he came back to win in 2017 against Aljamain Sterling (=Sterling vs Assuncao). Raphael Assuncao vs Moraes is on the undercard of Jose Aldo vs Max Holloway – UFC 212. Watch the video and rate this fight!

 

 

Event: UFC 212: Aldo vs Holloway

Date: 2017-06-03

Where: HSBC Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Raphael Assuncao def. Marlon Moraes (split decision, 28-29, 29-28, 30-27)

 

UFC 212 fight card (main fights):
Jose Aldo vs Max Holloway
Claudia Gadelha vs Karolina Kowalkiewicz
Vitor Belfort vs Nate Marquardt
Paulo Borrachinha vs Oluwale Bamgbose
Erick Silva vs Yancy Medeiros
Marlon Moraes vs Raphael Assuncao
Iuri Alcantara vs Brian Kelleher

Moraes’ previous fight: Marlon Moraes vs Josenaldo Silva

Assuncao’s previous fight: Aljamain Sterling vs Raphael Assuncao

 

 

Moraes vs Assuncao Fight Video:

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