Category: MMA

Best fights of the week 21, year 2017

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 21: (Mon-Sun) from May 22, 2017 to May 28, 2017.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Orlando Salido vs Aristides Perez

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Alexander Gustafsson vs Glover Teixeira
Mma Knockout of the Week: Fernando Rodrigues Jr vs Rozalski

 

2017 MMA fight – Alexander Gustafsson vs Glover Teixeira – fight Video UFC FN 109

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-05-28, great fight between Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Alexander Gustafsson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-4-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). He suffered two consecutive defeats in 2015, against Anthony Johnson (=Gustafsson vs Johnson) and Daniel Cormier (via split decision, Cormier vs Gustafsson), but he came back to win in 2016 with Jan Blachowicz (=Gustafsson vs Blachowicz).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Glover Teixeira, has an official record of 26-5-0 (85% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He also lost to Anthony Johnson (in 2016 Johnson vs Teixeira) but then he has won over Jared Cannonier (=Teixeira vs Cannonier). Glover Teixeira vs Alexander Gustafsson is the main event of UFC Fight Night 109. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Misha Cirkunov vs Volkan Oezdemir – fight Video UFC FN 109

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-05-28, some good shots between Misha Cirkunov and Volkan Oezdemir but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The black belt in Bjj Misha Cirkunov entered this fight with a pro mma record of 13-2-0 (85% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 light heavyweight in the world. He suffered his last loss when he faced Aaron Johnson in 2012, since then he has won eight consecutive bouts beating Alex Nicholson, Ion Cutelaba and Nikita Krylov in 2016.
His opponent, Volkan Oezdemir, has a record of 13-1-0 (77% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class. He lost to Kelly Anundson in 2014 but then he has won three fights defeating Ovince Saint Preux in his last one (=St Preux vs Oezdemir). Misha Cirkunov vs Volkan Oezdemir is on the undercard of Alexander Gustafsson vs Glover Teixeira – UFC Fight Night 109. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Ben Saunders vs Peter Sobotta – fight Video UFC FN 109

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-05-28, good finish between Ben Saunders and Peter Sobotta: it gets three stars.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Ben Saunders entered this fight with a mma record of 21-7-2 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.34 welterweight in the world. He lost to Patrick Cote last year but then he has beat Jacob Volkmann and Court McGee (=Saunders vs McGee).
His opponent, Peter Sobotta (black belt in Bjj as well), has an official record of 16-5-1 (87% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.94 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Kyle Noke in 2015 but he came back to win in 2016 against Nicolas Dalby. Peter Sobotta vs Ben Saunders is on the undercard of Alexander Gustafsson vs Glover Teixeira – UFC Fight Night 109. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Omari Akhmedov vs Abdul Razak Alhassan – fight Video UFC FN 109

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-05-28, some good exchanges between Omari Akhmedov and Abdul Razak Alhassan but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

Omari Akhmedov entered this fight with a professional record of 16-4-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.77 welterweight in the world while his opponent, the undefeated black belt in judo Abdul Razak Alhassan, has a perfect mma record of 7-0-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission). Akhmedov fought twice last year losing to Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos and beating Kyle Noke while Alhassan fought three times winning over Ken Jackson, Jos Eichelberger and Charlie Ward. Omari Akhmedov vs Abdul Razak Alhassan is on the undercard of Alexander Gustafsson vs Glover Teixeira – UFC Fight Night 109. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Pedro Munhoz vs Damian Stasiak – fight Video UFC FN 109

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-05-28, pretty good fight between Pedro Munhoz and Damian Stasiak: it gets three stars.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Pedro Munhoz entered this fight with a pro record of 13-2-0 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.20 bantamweight in the world while his opponent, the black belt in karate and Bjj Damian Stasiak, has a mma record of 10-3-0 (80% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.55 in the same weight class. Both fighters lost once in 2015 and then won twice in 2016: Munhoz was defeated by Jimmie Rivera and beat Russell Doane and Justin Scoggins while Stasiak lost to Yaotzin Meza but won over Filip Pejic and Davey Grant. Pedro Munhoz vs Damian Stasiak is on the undercard of Alexander Gustafsson vs Glover Teixeira – UFC Fight Night 109. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Mamed Khalidov vs Borys Mankowski – full fight Video KSW 39

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-05-27, some good exchanges between Mamed Khalidov and Borys Mankowski but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The black belt in karate, tae-kwon-do and KSW champion in two weight classes Mamed Khalidov entered this fight with a pro mma record of 33-4-2 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 middleweight in the world. He suffered his last loss when he faced Jorge Santiago in 2010, since then he has collected 13 victories and one draw beating Aziz Karaoglu in 2016 (=Khalidov vs Karaoglu) and Luke Barnatt in 2017 (=Khalidov vs Barnatt).
His opponent, the current KSW Ww champion Borys Mankowski, has a record of 19-5-1 (53% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.57 in the same weight class. He lost to Aslambek Saidov in 2012 but then he has won six consecutive fights defeating John Maguire last year. Mamed Khalidov vs Borys Mankowski is the main event of KSW 39. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Mariusz Pudzianowski vs Tyberiusz Kowalczyk – full fight Video KSW

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-05-27, fight not particularly good between Mariusz Pudzianowski and Tyberiusz Kowalczyk: it gets two stars.

The five time World’s Strongest Man champion Mariusz Pudzianowski entered this fight with a mma record of 10-5-0 (60% finishing rate) while his opponent, Tyberiusz Kowalczyk, has an official record of 3-0-0 (100% finishing rate). Both fighters fought twice last year: Pudzian lost to Marcin Rozalski (=Pudzianowski vs Rozalski) and beat Pawel Popek Rak Mikolajuw (=Pudzianowski vs Mikolajuw) while Kowalczyk defeated Akop Szostak and Tomasz Czerwinski. Mariusz Pudzianowski vs Tyberiusz Kowalczyk is on the undercard of Mamed Khalidov vs Borys Mankowski – KSW 39. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Fernando Rodrigues Jr vs Marcin Rozalski – full fight Video KSW 39

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-05-27, good finish between Fernando Rodrigues Jr and Marcin Rozalski: it gets three stars.

The KSW Hw champion Fernando Rodrigues Jr entered this fight with a professional record of 11-2-0 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.30 heavyweight in the world while his opponent, the former WKA kickboxing champion Marcin Rozalski, has a mma record of 6-4-0 (83% finishing rate). Both fighters had lost once in 2015 but then they came back to win in 2016: ‘Santo Forte’ Rodrigues was defeated by Oli Thompson and then he beat Yosef Ali Mohammad and Karol Bedorf (=Bedorf vs Rodrigues Jr) while Rozalski had lost to James McSweeney and won over Mariusz Pudzianowski (=Pudzianowski vs Rozalski). Marcin Rozalski vs Fernando Rodrigues Jr is valid for the KSW heavyweight title (Rodrigues’ first defense); undercard of Mamed Khalidov vs Borys Mankowski – KSW 39. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Tomasz Narkun vs Marcin Wojcik – full fight Video KSW 39

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-05-27, fight not so exciting between Tomasz Narkun and Marcin Wojcik: it gets two stars.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, former M-1 Global and current KSW light-Hw championTomasz Narkun entered this fight with a pro record of 13-2-0 (100% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.19 light heavyweight in the world. He lost to Goran Reljic in 2014 but then he has won four bouts beating Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou in his last one (=Narkun vs Sokoudjou).
His opponent, Marcin Wojcik, has an official mma record of 10-4-0 (80% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.61 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Michal Gutowski in 2013, since then he has collected eight consecutive victories. Tomasz Narkun vs Marcin Wojcik is valid for the KSW light heavyweight title (Narkun’s third defense); undercard of Mamed Khalidov vs Borys Mankowski – KSW 39. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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