Category: MMA

Best fights of the week 38, year 2016

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 38: (Mon-Sun) from September 19, 2016 to September 25, 2016.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Anthony Crolla vs Jorge Linares
Boxing Knockout of the Week: Jhonny Gonzalez vs Hirotsugu Yamamoto

 

K-1 Muay Thai Fight of the Week: Gonnapar vs Hideaki Yamazaki

 

Mma Knockout of the Week: Roy Nelson vs Antonio Bigfoot Silva
Mma Submission of the Week: Mirko Filipovic vs Hyun Man Myung

 

2016 MMA fight – Ayaka Hamasaki vs Jinh Yu Frey – full fight Video Invicta FC 19

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-09-23, some good exchanges between Ayaka Hamasaki and Jinh Yu Frey but it is not enough to get three stars, it gets two.

The black belt in judo Ayaka Hamasaki entered this fight with a pro mma record of 13-1-0 (54% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s atomweight in the world. She suffered her only loss when she faced Claudia Gadelha in 2013, after this bout she has won four consecutive fights winning the Invicta Fc title in 2015 against Herica Tiburcio (=Tiburcio vs Hamasaki) and defending it once in 2016 with Amber Brown (=Hamasaki vs Brown).
Her opponent, Jinh Yu Frey, has a record of 5-1-0 (60% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. She lost to Jodie Esquibel in 2014 but then she has won over Cassie Robb, Liz McCarthy and Herica Tiburcio. Hamasaki vs Frey is valid for the Invicta FC Atomweight title (Hamasaki’s second defense); undercard of Jennifer Maia vs Roxanne Modafferi – Invicta FC 19. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Jennifer Maia vs Roxanne Modafferi – full fight Video Invicta FC 19

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-09-23, fight not particularly good between Jennifer Maia and Roxanne Modafferi: it gets two stars.

Jennifer Maia entered this fight with a professional mma record of 13-4-1 (62% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s flyweight in the world. She lost to DeAnna Bennett in 2014 but then she has won four bouts winning the interim Invicta Fc title against Vanessa Porto in her last fight (=Porto vs Maia 2).
Her opponent, the former karate world champion Roxanne Modafferi, has an official record of 19-12-0 (32% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. She lost to Vanessa Porto last year but then she has won over Mariana Morais and DeAnna Bennett. Maia vs Modafferi, main event of Invicta FC 19, is valid for the Invicta FC Interim Flyweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Kron Gracie vs Hideo Tokoro – full fight Video Rizin FF 2016 1st Round

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-09-25, disappointing fight between Kron Gracie and Hideo Tokoro: it gets two stars.

The undefeated black belt in Bjj and judo Kron Gracie (youngest son of Rickson Gracie and grandson of Helio Gracie) entered this fight with a pro mma record of 2-0-0 (100% submission victory rate) having won over Hyung Soo-Kim in 2014 and Asen Yamamoto in 2015 (=Gracie vs Yamamoto).
His opponent, Hideo Tokoro, has an official record of 33-28-2 (73% finishing rate) and he fought twice in 2015 losing to LC Davis (=Davis vs Tokoro) and beating Kizaemon Siaga. Gracie vs Tokoro is the main event of “Rizin World Grand-Prix 2016: 1st Round”. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic vs Hyun Man Myung – full fight Video Rizin FF

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-09-25, pretty good finish between Mirko Filipovic and Hyun Man Myung: it gets three stars.

The black belt in tae-kwon-do and former K-1 and Pride champion Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic entered this fight with a mma record of 31-11-2 (90% finishing rate) while his opponent, Hyun Man Myung, has an official record of 3-2-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission). Filipovic is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since April 11, 2015 when he defeated Gabriel Gonzaga (=Gonzaga vs Filipovic 2). Cro Cop vs Myung is the eighth-final of the Rizin openweight tournament; undercard of Kron Gracie vs Hideo Tokoro – Rizin FF 2016 1st Round. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Andy Souwer vs Daron Cruickshank – full fight Video Rizin FF

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-09-25, fight not particularly good between Andy Souwer and Daron Cruickshank: it gets two stars.

The two time K-1 World Max champion Andy Souwer is at his second pro mma fight, 1-0-0 (1 knockouts – but he has a kickboxing record of 159-19-1) while his opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do Daron Cruickshank, has an official record of 17-8-0 (65% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.72 lightweight in the world. Souwer debuted in mma last year, against Yuichiro Nagashima (=Souwer vs Nagashima) while the former Ufc fighter Cruickshank comes off the victory over Shinji Sasaki; before this bout Daron had lost three consecutive bouts, the last one with Paul Felder . Souwer vs Cruickshank is on the undercard of Kron Gracie vs Hideo Tokoro – Rizin FF 2016 1st Round. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Cristiane Cyborg Justino vs Lina Lansberg – fight Video UFC FN 95

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-09-24, pretty good fight between Cris Cyborg Santos and Lina Lansberg: it gets three stars.

The former Strikeforce and current Invicta Fc champion Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino (also known as Cris Cyborg Santos) entered this fight with a mma record of 16-1-0 (88% ko/tko victory rate – she has never won by submission) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s featherweight in the world. She suffered her only loss at her pro mma debut, against Erica Paes in 2005, since then she has won 16 consecutive bouts winning the Invicta Fw title in 2013, against Marloes Coenen (=Cyborg vs Coenen 2), and defending it three times, the last one against Daria Ibragimova (=Justino vs Ibragimova). After this bout she has made her debut in the Ufc beating Leslie Smith (=Cyborg vs Smith).
Her opponent, Lina Lansberg, has an official record of 6-1-0 (67% ko-tko victory rate – she has never won by submission) and she entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. She also lost at her mma debut, against Pannie Kianzad, after this fight she has won six consecutive fights defeating Maria Hougaard Djursaa in 2016. Cyborg vs Lansberg is the main event of UFC Fight Night 95. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Renan Barao vs Phillipe Nover – fight Video UFC FN 95

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-09-24, fight not so exciting between Renan Barao and Phillipe Nover: it gets two stars.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Bw champion Renan Barao Pegado entered this fight with a professional record of 33-4-0 (70% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.33 featherweight in the world but he won just one out of his last four bouts, against Mitch Gagnon (=Barao vs Gagnon). After this fight he was defeated by TJ Dillashaw (=Dillashaw vs Barao II) and Jeremy Stephens (=Barao vs Stephens).
His opponent, Phillipe Nover (black belt in Bjj as well), has a mma record of 11-6-1 (55% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.63 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year beating Dan Cion and Yui Chul Nam (=Nam vs Nover) but then he lost to Zubaira Tukhugov. Barao vs Nover is on the undercard of Cris Cyborg Justino vs Lina Lansberg – UFC Fight Night 95. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Roy Nelson vs Antonio Bigfoot Silva – fight Video UFC FN 95

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-09-24, good finish between Roy Nelson and Antonio Silva: it gets three stars.

The black belt in Bjj and former Tuf Hw tournament winner Roy Nelson entered this fight with a pro record of 21-13-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.18 heavyweight in the world while his opponent, the black belt in Judo, karate and Bjj Antonio Bigfoot Silva, has an official mma record of 19-9-1 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.23 in the same weight class. Both fighters have won just one out of their last five bouts: Nelson has beat Jared Rosholt (=Nelson vs Rosholt) but then he lost to Derrick Lewis (=Nelson vs Lewis) while Silva had won over Soa Palelei in 2015 (=Silva vs Palelei) but then he was defeated by Mark Hunt (=Hunt vs Silva 2) and Stefan Struve (=Silva vs Struve). Nelson vs Bigfoot Silva is on the undercard of Cris Cyborg Justino vs Lina Lansberg – UFC Fight Night 95. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Francisco Trinaldo vs Paul Felder – fight Video UFC FN 95

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-09-24, fight not so exciting between Francisco Trinaldo and Paul Felder: it gets two stars.

Francisco Trinaldo entered this fight with a record of 20-4-0 (55% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.16 lightweight in the world. He suffered his last loss when he faced Michael Chiesa in 2014, since then he has won six consecutive bouts defeating Ross Pearson (=Trinaldo vs Pearson) and Yancy Medeiros.
His opponent, the balck belt in karate and tae-kwon-do Paul Felder, has an official mma record of 12-2-0 (67% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.25 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive losses in 2015, against Edson Barboza (=Barboza vs Felder) and Ross Pearson, but he came back to win in 2016 with Daron Cruickshank and Josh Burkman (=Burkman vs Felder). ‘Massaranduba’ Trinaldo vs Felder is on the undercard of Cris Cyborg Justino vs Lina Lansberg – UFC Fight Night 95. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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