Category: MMA

2017 MMA fight – Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov – fight Video UFC FN 108

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-04-22, nice and tough fight between Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo Cub Swanson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 24-7-0 (62% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jose Aldo). He lost two consecutive fights between 2014 and 2015, against Frankie Edgar (=Edgar vs Swanson) and Max Holloway (=Swanson vs Holloway), but then he has won over Hacran Dias (=Swanson vs Dias), Tatsuya Kawajiri and Doo Ho Choi (4-stars fight, Swanson vs Choi).
His opponent, Artem Lobov, has an official record of 13-12-1 (46% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.58 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive defeats between 2015 and 2016, against Ryan hall (=Lobov vs Hall) and Alex White, but then he has beat Chris Avila and Teruto Ishihara. Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov is the main event of UFC Fight Night 108. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Diego Sanchez vs Al Iaquinta – fight Video UFC FN 108

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-04-22, pretty good finish between Diego Sanchez and Al Iaquinta but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The black belt in gaidojutsu, Bjj and Tuf Mw tournament winner Diego Sanchez entered this fight with a pro mma record of 27-9-0 (56% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.21 lightweight in the world. He fought three times in 2016 beating Jim Miller and Marcin Held (=Held vs Sanchez) but between these two bouts he lost to Joe Lauzon.
His opponent, Al Iaquinta, has a record of 12-3-1 (58% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since April 4, 2015 when he defeated Jorge Masvidal (=Iaquinta vs Masvidal). Al Iaquinta vs Diego Sanchez is on the undercard of Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov – UFC Fight Night 108. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Ovince St Preux vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima – fight Video UFC FN 108

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-04-22, fight not particularly good between Ovince St Preux and Marcos Rogerio de Lima: it gets two stars.

Ovince St Preux entered this fight with a mma record of 19-10-0 (74% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.18 light heavyweight in the world but ‘OSP’ comes off three consecutive losses, against Jon Jones (=Jones vs St Preux), Jimi Manuwa (=St Preux vs Manuwa) and Volkan Oezdemir (=St Preux vs Oezdemir).
His opponent, Marcos Rogerio de Lima, has a mma record of 15-4-1 (93% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.40 in the same weight class. ‘Pezao’ lost to Gadzhimurad Antigulov last year but he came back to win in 2017 against Jeremy Kimball. Ovince St Preux vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima is on the undercard of Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov – UFC Fight Night 108. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – John Dodson vs Eddie Wineland – fight Video UFC FN 108

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-04-22, disappointing fight between John Dodson and Eddie Wineland: it gets two stars.

The black belt in gaidojutsu and Tuf 14 Bw tournament winner John Dodson entered this fight with a professional record of 18-8-0 (61% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Cody Garbrandt). He fought twice last year beating Manny Gamburyan and losing to John Lineker (=Lineker vs Dodson).
His opponent, Eddie Wineland, has a mma record of 23-11-1 (79% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.13 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2014 and 2015, against Johnny Eduardo and Bryan Caraway but then he has beat Frankie Saenz and Takeya Mizugaki. John Dodson vs Eddie Wineland is on the undercard of Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov – UFC Fight Night 108. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Joe Lauzon vs Steven Ray – fight Video UFC FN 108

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-04-22, good performance by both fighters: Joe Lauzon vs Steven Ray gets three stars.

Joe Lauzon entered this fight with a pro mma record of 27-12-0 (93% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.23 lightweight in the world. He lost to Jim Miller last year (=Lauzon vs Miller 2) but he came back to win in 2017 against Marcin Held (=Held vs Lauzon).
His opponent, Steven Ray, has an official mma record of 20-6-0 (70% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.49 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year losing to Alan Patrick and winning over Ross Pearson (=Ray vs Pearson). Joe Lauzon vs Steven Ray is on the undercard of Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov – UFC Fight Night 108. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Jake Ellenberger vs Mike Perry – fight Video UFC FN 108

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-04-22, spectacular finish between Jake Ellenberger and Mike Perry: it is close to get four stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Jake Ellenberger entered this fight with a record of 31-12-0 (81% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.21 welterweight in the world but he won just one out of his last four bouts, against Matt Brown (=Brown vs Ellenberger); after this fight he lost to Jorge Masvidal (=Ellenberger vs Masvidal).
His opponent, Mike Perry, has a mma record of 9-1-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.50 in the same weight class but he comes off his first and only loss, suffered against Alan Jouban (=Perry vs Jouban). Mike Perry vs Jake Ellenberger is on the undercard of Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov – UFC Fight Night 108. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Brandon Moreno vs Dustin Ortiz – fight Video UFC FN 108

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-04-22, pretty good fight between Brandon Moreno and Dustin Ortiz: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Brandon Moreno entered this fight with a professional mma record of 13-3-0 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Demetrious Johnson). He suffered his last loss when he faced Brenson Hansen in 2012, since then he has collected 10 consecutive victories beating Ryan Benoit in his last one (=Moreno vs Benoit).
His opponent, Dustin Ortiz, has a record of 16-6-0 (62% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class but he won just two out of his last five bouts defeating Zach Makovsky in his last one. Brandon Moreno vs Dustin Ortiz is on the undercard of Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov – UFC Fight Night 108. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Daniel Straus vs Patricio Freire 4 – full fight Video Bellator 178

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-04-21, pretty good finish between Daniel Straus and Patricio Pitbull Freire 4 but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The current Bellator fw champion Daniel Straus entered this fight with a professional mma record of 24-6-0 (42% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since November 6, 2015 when he defeated Patricio Freire in their third bout (=Freire vs Straus III).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Bellator Fw champion Patricio Freire, has an official record of 25-4-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jose Aldo) but he comes off the loss against Benson Henderson (=Henderson vs Freire). In their first fight ‘Pitbull’ defeated Straus via unanimous decision (May 21, 2011 – Freire vs Straus I) while in their second bout the Brazilian won via submission (January 16, 2015 – Freire vs Straus II). Pitbull Freire vs Daniel Straus 4, main event of Bellator 178, is valid for the Bellator featherweight title (Straus’ first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Best fights of the week 15, year 2017

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 15: (Mon-Sun) from April 10, 2017 to April 16, 2017.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Dmitry Bivol vs Samuel Clarkson

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Tim Elliott vs Louis Smolka
Mma Submission of the Week: Demetrious Johnson vs Wilson Reis

 

2017 MMA fight – Kyoji Horiguchi vs Yuki Motoya – full fight Video Rizin FF 5 Sakura

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-04-16, some good exchanges between Kyoji Horiguchi and Yuki Motoya but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The black belt in karate Kyoji Horiguchi entered this fight with a professional record of 18-2-0 (56% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 flyweight in the world. He lost to #1 Ufc Flw champion Demetrious Johnson in 2015 (=Johnson vs Horiguchi), but then he has won over Chico Camus (=Horiguchi vs Camus), Neil Seery and Ali Bagautinov (=Horiguchi vs Bagautinov).
His opponent, Yuki Motoya, has a mma record of 18-4-0 (61% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.38 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Tatsumitsu Wada in 2013, since then he has collected ten victories and one no-contest. Kyoji Horiguchi vs Yuki Motoya is on the undercard of Tatsuya Kawajiri vs Anthony Birchak – Rizin FF 5 Sakura. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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