Category: MMA

Best fights of the week 08, year 2015

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 08: (Mon-Sun) from February 16, 2015 to February 22, 2015.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Gennady Golovkin vs Martin Murray
Boxing Knockout of the Week: Umberto Savigne vs Craig Baker

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Borys Mankowski vs Mohsen Bahari
Mma Knockout of the Week: Sam Alvey vs Cezar Ferreira
Mma Submission of the Week: Denis Smoldarev vs Maro Perak

 

2015 MMA fight – Iuri Alcantara vs Frankie Saenz – fight Video UFC FN 61

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-02-22, fight not particularly exciting between Iuri Alcantara and Frankie Saenz: it gets two stars.

The black belt in Bjj Iuri Alcantara entered this fight with a pro mma record of 31-5-0 (81% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 bantamweight in the world (actually the #1 in this division is TJ Dillashaw); he suffered his last defeat in 2013 when he faced Urijah Faber (=Faber vs Alcantara), since then he has won three consecutive bouts, the last one against Russell Doane (=Alcantara vs Doane).
His opponent, Frankie Saenz, has a record of 9-2-0 (56% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.58 in the same weight class, he lost two consecutive fights between 2011 and 2012, against Cody Huard and Jeff Fletcher, after this bout he has won five fights, the last one against Nolan Ticman, his Ufc debut. Alcantara vs Saenz is on the undercard of Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Frank Mir – UFC Fight Night 61. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Rustam Khabilov vs Adriano Martins – fight Video UFC FN 61

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1 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-02-22, very boring and disappointing fight between Rustam Khabilov and Adriano Martins: it gets one star.

The 2007 Combat Sambo world champion Rustam Khabilov entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-2-0 (53% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.24 lightweight in the world, he fought just once in 2014 losing to Benson Henderson (=Henderson vs Khabilov).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Adriano Martins, has an official record of 26-7-0 (58% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.58 in the same weight class, he fought twice last year losing to Donald Cerrone (=Cerrone vs Martins) and winning over Juan Puig. Khabilov vs Martins is on the undercard of Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Frank Mir – UFC Fight Night 61. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Jessica Andrade vs Marion Reneau – fight Video UFC FN 61

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-02-22, good start between Jessica Andrade and Marion Reneau: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Jessica Andrade entered this fight with a mma record of 12-3-0 (83% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.8 women’s bantamweight in the world (actually the #1 in this division is Ronda Rousey) while her opponent, Marion Reneau, has an official record of 5-1-0 (80% finishing rate). Andrade vs Reneau is on the undercard of Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Frank Mir – UFC Fight Night 61. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Frank Mir – fight Video UFC FN 61

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-02-22, Antonio Silva vs Frank Mir gets three stars thanks to a good finish (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in karate, judo and Bjj Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva entered this fight with a professional mma record of 18-6-1 (89% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 heavyweight in the world but the last time he won was in 2013 when he faced Alistair Overeem (=Overeem vs Bigfoot). After this bout he was defeated by #1 Ufc Hw champion Cain Velasquez in their rematch (=Velasquez vs Silva 2), then he drew against Mark Hunt in one of the best mma fights of 2013 (bout overturned in no-contest after Bigfoot tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone, Bigfoot vs Hunt) and he lost again in his last fight against Andrei Arlovski (=Silva vs Arlovski 2).
His opponent, the balck belt in karate and Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Hw champion (in 2004) Frank Mir, has an official record of 16-9-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.55 in the same weight class; the last time he won was in 2011 when he faced Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (=Mir vs Nogueira 2), since then he has lost four consecutive bouts: against Junior dos Santos (=Dos Santos vs Mir), Daniel Cormier (=Cormier vs Mir), Josh Barnett (=Mir vs Barnett) and Alistair Overeem (=Overeem vs Mir). ‘Pezao’ Silva vs Mir is the main event of UFC Fight Night 61. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Matt Dwyer vs William Macario – fight Video UFC FN 61

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-02-22, pretty good finish between Matt Dwyer and William Macario but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two (UFC Performance of the Night).

Both fighters entered this fight with a pro mma record of 7-2-0 but Matt Dwyer has a 100% finishing rate while his opponent, William ‘Patolino’ Macario has 86% finishing rate. Dwyer vs Macario is on the undercard of Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Frank Mir – UFC Fight Night 61. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Edson Barboza vs Michael Johnson – fight Video UFC FN 61

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-02-22, nice exchanges between Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson: it gets three stars.

The black belt in tae-kwon-do Edson Barboza entered this fight with a pro mma record of 15-2-0 (73% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 lightweight in the world (actually the #1 in this division is Anthony Pettis); he fought three times in 2014 losing to Donald Cerrone (=Cerrone vs Barboza) but then he came back to win beating Evan Dunham (=Barboza vs Dunham) and Bobby Green (=Green vs Barboza).
His opponent, Michael Johnson, has a record of 15-8-0 (60% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.13 in the same weight class; he lost two consecutive fights between 2012 and 2013, against Myles Jury and Reza Madadi (=Johnson vs Madadi), but then he won three bouts: he defeated Joe Lauzon (=Lauzon vs Johnson), Gleison Tibau and Melvin Guillard (=Johnson vs Guillard). Barboza vs Johnson is on the undercard of Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Frank Mir – UFC Fight Night 61. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Tiago Trator vs Mike de la Torre – fight Video UFC FN 61

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-02-22, pretty good finish between Tiago Trator and Mike de la Torre: it gets three stars.

Tiago ‘Trator’ dos Santos e Silva entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-4-2 (68% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.85 lightweight in the world while his opponent, Mike de la Torre, has an official record of 12-4-0 (92% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.89 featherweight. Trator vs de la Torre is on the undercard of Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Frank Mir – UFC Fight Night 61. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Sam Alvey vs Cezar Ferreira – fight Video UFC FN 61

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-02-22, good finish between Sam Alvey and Cezar Ferreira: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Sam Alvey entered this fight with a mma record of 24-6-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.36 middleweight in the world, he debuted in the Ufc last year losing to Tom Watson but then he won over Dylan Andrews.
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Cezar ‘Mutante’ Ferreira, has an official record of 8-3-0 (52% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.47 in the same weight class, he fought twice in 2014 losing to CB Dollaway (=Dollaway vs Ferreira) and beating Andrew Craig (=Craig vs Ferreira). Alvey vs Ferreira is on the undercard of Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Frank Mir – UFC Fight Night 61. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Sean Strickland vs Santiago Ponzinibbio – fight Video UFC FN 61

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-02-22, great first part of the fight between Sean Strickland and Santiago Ponzinibbio but the rest of the bout was not so exciting: it gets two stars.

The undefeated Sean Strickland entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 15-0-0 (73% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.29 middleweight in the world, he debuted in the Ufc last year beating Bubba McDaniel and Luke Barnatt (=Barnatt vs Strickland).
His opponent, Santiago Ponzinibbio, has an official record of 19-2-0 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.96 in the same weight class, he lost to Ryan LaFlare in 2013 (=Ponzinibbio vs LaFlare) but he came back to win in 2014 defeating Wendell Oliveira Marques (=Oliveira vs Ponzinibbio). Strickland vs Ponzinibbio is on the undercard of Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Frank Mir – UFC Fight Night 61. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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