Category: MMA

Best fights of the week 27, year 2014

2014 MMA fight – Frankie Edgar vs BJ Penn 3 – fight Video UFC Tuf 19 Finale

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-07-06, pretty good fight between Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn: it gets three stars. The black belt in Bjj and former Ufc lightweight champion Frankie Edgar entered this fight with a professional mma record of 16-4-1 (44% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 featherweight in the world, he moved down in this division last year but he lost the title shot against #1 Jose Aldo (=Aldo vs Edgar); after that bout he defeated Charles Oliveira (=Edgar vs Oliveira).
His opponent, the Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion (in 2000) and former Ufc lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn, has an official record of 16-9-2 (81% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since December 8, 2012 when he was defeated by Rory MacDonald (=Penn vs MacDonald). In both their previous bouts Edgar defeated BJ Penn by unanimous decision (in 2010); this third fight is the main event of “The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale” – UFC Tuf 19. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Matt Van Buren vs Corey Anderson – fight Video UFC Tuf 19 Finale

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-07-06, they seem two amateur fighters: we can’t give more than two stars to Matt Van Buren vs Corey Anderson. Matt Van Buren entered this fight with a pro mma record of 6-2-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.56 light heavyweight in the world while Corey Anderson has a record of 2-0-0 (100% finishing rate). Van Buren vs Anderson is the light heavyweight final of “The Ultimate Fighter 19” (Van Buren beated Daniel Spohn in the semifinals while Anderson defeated Patrick Walsh); undercard of Frankie Edgar vs BJ Penn 3 – UFC Tuf 19 Finale. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Eddie Gordon vs Dhiego Lima – fight Video UFC Tuf 19 Finale

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-07-06, pretty good finish between Eddie Gordon and Dhiego Lima but it is not enough to get three stars. Eddie Gordon entered this fight with a mma record of 6-1-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.40 middleweight in the world while Dhiego Lima has an official record of 9-1-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.61 welterweight. Gordon vs Lima is the middleweight final of “The Ultimate Fighter 19” (Gordon beated Cathal Pendred in the semifinals while Lima defeated Roger Zapata); undercard of Frankie Edgar vs BJ Penn 3 – UFC Tuf 19 Finale. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Derrick Lewis vs Carlos Augusto Filho – fight Video UFC Tuf 19 Finale

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-07-06, pretty good finish but it is not enough to get three stars: Derrick Lewis vs Carlos Augusto Filho gets two. Derrick Lewis entered this fight with a pro record of 10-2-0 (100% finishing rate, with only one victory by submission) and he is ranked as the No.39 heavyweight in the world, he has already fought in 2014 defeating Jack May.
His opponent, Carlos Augusto ‘Guto Inocente‘ Filho, has an official record of 6-2-0 (83% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since January 7, 2012 when he defeated Virgil Zwicker. Lewis vs Filho is on the undercard of Frankie Edgar vs BJ Penn 3 – UFC Tuf 19 Finale. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Dustin Ortiz vs Justin Scoggins – fight Video UFC Tuf 19 Finale

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-07-06, great performance by both fighters: Dustin Ortiz vs Justin Scoggins gets three stars. Dustin Ortiz entered this fight with a professional mma record of 13-3-0 (69% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.20 flyweight in the world, he has already fought twice in 2014 losing the first bout, against John Moraga (=Moraga vs Ortiz) but then he defeated Ray Borg.
His opponent, the undefeated Justin Scoggins, has a record of 9-0-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.23 in the same weight class, he fought once in 2014 beating Will Campuzano. Ortiz vs Scoggins is on the undercard of Frankie Edgar vs BJ Penn 3 – UFC Tuf 19 Finale. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Uriah Hall vs Thiago Santos – fight Video UFC 175

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-07-05, some good single shots between Uriah Hall and Thiago Santos but it is not enough to get three stars. Uriah Hall entered this fight with a mma record of 8-4-0 (87% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.33 middleweight in the world, he made his debut in the Ufc last year but he lost the two first fights: against Kelvin Gastelum (final of The Ultimate Fighter 17 tournament Hall vs Gastelum) and John Howard (=Hall vs Howard); Hall came back to victory in 2014 beating Chris Leben.
His opponent, Thiago ‘Marreta’ Santos, has an official record of 9-2-0 (67% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.50 in the same weight class, he also debuted in the ufc in 2013 losing to Cezar Ferreira (=Ferreira vs Santos) but in 2014 he defeated Ronny Markes. Hall vs Santos is on the undercard of Chris Weidman vs Lyoto Machida – UFC 175. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Chris Weidman vs Lyoto Machida – fight Video UFC 175

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-07-05, Chris Weidman vs Lyoto Machida gets three stars thanks to a great second part of the bout (UFC Fight of the Night). The undefeated Ufc middleweight champion Chris Weidman entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 11-0-0 (73% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 Mw in the world, he fought twice in 2013 facing in both fights Anderson Silva: in the first bout he won the Ufc Mw belt by ko (4-stars-fight Silva vs Weidman I) while the second time ‘The Spyder’ broke his leg (=Weidman vs Silva 2).
His opponent, the black belt in shotokan karate and Bjj Lyoto Machida, has an official record of 21-4-0 (48% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class, he was the Ufc light-Hw champion between 2009 and 2010 but then he lost the belt to Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua in their rematch; ‘The Dragon’ had a new title-shot in 2011 but he was defeated by Jon Jones (4-stars-fight Jones vs Machida). Machida moved down in weight class to the middleweight division in 2013 beating Mark Munoz (=Machida vs Munoz) and Gegard Mousasi in 2014 (=Machida vs Mousasi). Weidman vs Machida, main event of UFC 175, is valid for the Ufc middleweight title (Weidman’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Melvin Guillard vs Gesias Cavalcante – full fight Video WSOF 11

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-07-05, some good exchanges between Melvin Guillard and Gesias Cavalcante but it is not enough to get three stars. Melvin Guillard entered this fight with a mma record of 31-13-2 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.30 lightweight in the world, he suffered his last loss in his last bout, against Michael Johnson (=Johnson vs Guillard).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Gesias Cavalcante, has a record of 18-7-1 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.54 in the same weight class, he fought twice in 2013: losing the first bout, against Justin Gaethje (=Cavalcante vs Gaethje) but then he came back to victory beating Tyson Griffin (=Griffin vs Cavalcante). Guillard vs Cavalcante is on the undercard of Justin Gaethje vs Nick Newell – WSOF 11. Watch the video and rate this fight!
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2014 MMA fight – Ronda Rousey vs Alexis Davis – full fight Video UFC 175

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-07-05, great start between Ronda Rousey and Alexis Davis: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night). The undefeated black belt in judo Ronda Rousey entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 9-0-0 (100% finishing rate, with only one victory by ko/tko) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s bantamweight in the world, she has already defended her Ufc Bw title in February against Sara McMann (=Rousey vs McMann).
Her opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Alexis Davis, has a record of 16-5-0 (56% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.2 in the same weight class, she has already fought in 2014 beating Jessica Eye (via split decision). Rousey vs Davis is valid for the Ufc women’s bantamweight title; undercard of Chris Weidman vs Lyoto Machida – UFC 175. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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