Category: MMA

Best fights of the week 08, year 2017

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 20, 2017 to February 26, 2017.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Dominic Breazeale vs Izuagbe Ugonoh
Boxing Knockout of the Week: Jarrett Hurd vs Tony Harrison

 

K-1 Muay Thai Fight of the Week: Adegbuyi vs Anderson Silva
K-1 Muay Thai Knockout of the Week: Hiroshi Mizumachi vs Rukiya

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Liam McGeary vs Brett McDermott
Mma Knockout of the Week: Vitaly Minakov vs DJ Linderman

 

2017 MMA fight – Liam McGeary vs Brett McDermott – full fight Video Bellator 173

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-02-24, good performance by both fighters: Liam McGeary vs Brett McDermott gets three stars.

The former Bellator light-Hw champion Liam McGeary entered this fight with a pro mma record of 11-1-0 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones) while his opponent, Brett McDermott, has a record of 7-4-0 (86% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission). McGeary fought just once last year losing to Phil Davis (=McGeary vs Davis) while McDermott fought three times beating Jamie Sloane and Dan Konecke but between these two bouts he was defeated by Kenneth Bergh. Liam McGeary vs Brett McDermott is the main event of Bellator 173. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Vitaly Minakov vs DJ Linderman – full fight Video EFN 59

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-02-23, tough fight with an exciting finish: Vitaly Minakov vs DJ Linderman is close to get four stars!

The undefeated black belt in judo, former Bellator and world combat sambo champion Vitaly Minakov entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 18-0-0 (89% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.18 heavyweight in the world. He fought just once in 2016 beating Peter Graham (=Minakov vs Graham).
His opponent, DJ Linderman, has an official record of 20-11-0 (55% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.75 in the same weight class but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Josh Copeland and Fabiano Scherner. After this bout he has defeated Derrick Mehmen. Vitaly Minakov vs DJ Linderman is the main event of Eurasia Fight Nights 59. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Best fights of the week 07, year 2017

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 07: (Mon-Sun) from February 13, 2017 to February 19, 2017.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Jose Felix Jr vs Jonathan Maicelo
Boxing Knockout of the Week: Marcus Browne vs Thomas Williams Jr

 

K-1 Muay Thai Fight of the Week: Giorgio Petrosyan vs Pashporin

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Derrick Lewis vs Travis Browne
Mma Knockout of the Week: Thiago Santos vs Jack Marshman

 

2017 MMA fight – Derrick Lewis vs Travis Browne – fight Video UFC FN 105

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-02-19, good fight between Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Derrick Lewis entered this fight with a pro record of 17-4-0 (94% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 heavyweight in the world. He lost to Shawn Jordan in 2015 but then he has won five bouts beating Gabriel Gonzaga (=Lewis vs Gonzaga), Roy Nelson (=Nelson vs Lewis) and Shamil Abdurakhimov in 2016 (=Lewis vs Abdurakhimov).
His opponent, Travis Browne, has an official mma record of 18-5-1 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class (currently the #1 heavyweight is Stipe Miocic). ‘Hapa’ fought three times last year defeating Matt Mitrione (=Browne vs Mitrione) and losing with Cain Velasquez (=Velasquez vs Browne) and Fabricio Werdum (=Werdum vs Browne 2). Travis Browne vs Derrick Lewis is the main event of the UFC Fight Night 105. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Thiago Santos vs Jack Marshman – fight Video UFC FN 105

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-02-19, spectacular finish between Thiago Santos and Jack Marshman: it is close to get four stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Thiago Santos entered this fight with a professional mma record of 13-5-0 (69% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.26 middleweight in the world. Thiago ‘Marreta’ fought three times last year beating Nate Marquardt but then he lost to Gegard Mousasi (=Mousasi vs Santos ) and Eric Spicely.
His opponent, Jack Marshman, has an official record of 21-5-0 (86% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.43 in the same weight class. He suffered his last defeat when he faced Abu Azaitar in 2014, since then he has won seven consecutive victories beating Magnus Cedenblad in his last one. Thiago Santos vs Jack Marshman is on the undercard of Derrick Lewis vs Travis Browne – UFC Fight Night 105. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Johny Hendricks vs Hector Lombard – fight Video UFC FN 105

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-02-19, some good single shots between Johny Hendricks and Hector Lombard but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The former Ufc Ww champion Johny Hendricks entered this fight with a record of 17-6-0 (53% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 welterweight in the world but he lost four out of his five bouts, three times in 2016, against Stephen Thompson (=Hendricks vs Thompson), Kelvin Gastelum (=Hendricks vs Gastelum) and Neil Magny (=Hendricks vs Magny).
His opponent, the black belt in judo, Bjj and former Bellator Mw champion Hector Lombard, has a mma record of 34-6-1 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.42 in the same weight class but he lost twice in 2016, against Neil Magny (=Lombard vs Magny) and Dan Henderson (=Henderson vs Lombard). Johny Hendricks vs Hector Lombard is on the undercard of Derrick Lewis vs Travis Browne – UFC Fight Night 105. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Cezar Ferreira vs Elias Theodorou – fight Video UFC FN 105

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-02-19, fight not so exciting between Cezar Ferreira and Elias Theodorou: it gets two stars.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Tuf Brazil tournament winner Cezar Ferreira entered this fight with a professional mma record of 11-5-0 (55% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.24 middleweight in the world. ‘Mutante’ lost two consecutive bouts in 2015, against Sam Alvey (=Alvey vs Ferreira) and Jorge Masvidal (=Masvidal vs Ferreira), but then he has won three times beating Jack Hermansson in his last one.
His opponent, the tuf Nations Mw tournament winner Elias Theodorou, has an official record of 12-1-0 (58% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.27 in the same weight class. He lost to Thiago Santos in 2015 (=Theodorou vs Santos) but he came back to win in 2016 defeating Sam Alvey. Elias Theodorou vs Cezar Ferreira is on the undercard of Derrick Lewis vs Travis Browne – UFC Fight Night 105. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Nordine Taleb – fight Video UFC FN 105

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-02-19, some good exchanges between Santiago Ponzinibbio and Nordine Taleb but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The black belt in Bjj Santiago Ponzinibbio entered this fight with a pro mma record of 23-3-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.32 welterweight in the world. He lost to Lorenz Larkin in 2015 (=Larkin vs Ponzinibbio) but then he has won over Andreas Stahl, Court McGee and Zak Cummings (=Ponzinibbio vs Cummings).
His opponent, Nordine Taleb, has a record of 12-3-0 (50% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.39 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Warlley Alves in 2015 but he came back to win in 2016 against Erick Silva. Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Nordine Taleb is on the undercard of Derrick Lewis vs Travis Browne – UFC Fight Night 105. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Josh Thomson vs Patricky Freire – full fight Video Bellator 172

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-02-18, Josh Thomson vs Patricky Freire gets three stars only thanks to a good finish.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Strikeforce Lw champion Josh Thomson entered this fight with a mma record of 22-8-0 (73% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.31 lightweight in the world. He lost three consecutive bouts between 2014 and 2015, the last one against Tony Ferguson (=Thomson vs Ferguson), but then he has won over Mike Bronzoulis (=Thomson vs Bronzoulis) and Pablo Villaseca (=Thomson vs Villaseca).
His opponent, Patricky Freire (black belt in Bjj as well), has an official record of 16-8-0 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.40 in the same weight class. ‘Pitbull’ fought three times last year winning over Ryan Couture (=Freire vs Couture) and Kevin Souza (=Freire vs Souza) but then he lost to Michael Chandler (=Chandler vs Freire 2). Patricky Freire vs Josh Thomson is the main event of Bellator 172 (on the original fight card the main event was Fedor Emelianenko vs Matt Mitrione but the American has forced to withdraw from the bout due to ill health). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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