Category: MMA

2018 MMA fight – Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, some good singles shots between Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The undefeated former Glory kickboxing fighter Israel Adesanya entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 12-0-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.63 middleweight in the world. In his last three bouts he has beat Melvin Guillard, Stuart Dare and Rob Wilkinson.
His opponent, Marvin Vettori, has a record of 12-3-1 (83% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.52 in the same weight class. He lost to Antonio Carlos Jr in 2016, but then he defeated Vitor Miranda and drew with Omari Akhmedov in 2017. Adesanya vs Vettori is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Tim Boetsch vs Antonio Carlos Jr – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, good exchanges between Tim Boetsch and Antonio Carlos Jr: it gets three stars.

Tim Boetsch entered this fight with a professional record of 21-11-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.15 middleweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (Souza vs Boetsch) and beating Johny Hendricks (Johny Hendricks vs Tim Boetsch).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and Tuf Brazil 3 tournament winner Antonio Carlos Jr, has a mma record of 9-2-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.29 in the same weight class. ‘Cara de Sapato’ Carlos Junior suffered his last loss when he faced Dan Kelly in 2016 (Antonio Carlos Jr vs Daniel Kelly), after this bout he has won four fights beating Eric Spicely and Jack Marshman in 2017. Boetsch vs Carlos Jr is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Brad Tavares vs Krzysztof Jotko – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, disappointing fight between Brad Tavares and Krzysztof Jotko: it gets two stars.

Brad Tavares entered this fight with a record of 16-4-0 (37% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 middleweight in the world. He lost to Robert Whittaker in 2015 (Tavares vs Whittaker) but then he has won over Caio Magalhaes, Elias Theodorou (Elias Theodorou vs Brad Tavares) and Thales Leites.
His opponent, Krzysztof Jotko, has a mma record of 19-3-0 (37% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.22 in the same weight class but he come off two consecutive losses, with David Branch (Krzysztof Jotko vs David Branch) and Uriah Hall (Krzysztof Jotko vs Uriah Hall). Tavares vs Jotko is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Michael Chandler vs Brandon Girtz – full fight Video Bellator 197

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-13, good finish between Michael Chandler and Brandon Girtz: it gets three stars.

The former Bellator Lw champion Michael Chandler entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-4-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 lightweight in the world. He fought and lost once in 2017, against Brent Primus (Michael Chandler vs Brent Primus), but he came back to win in 2018 with Goiti Yamauchi (Michael Chandler vs Goiti Yamauchi).
His opponent, Brandon Girtz, has an official record of 15-7-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.90 in the same weight class. He suffered three consecutive losses between 2016 and 2017, the last one with Derek Campos (Derek Campos vs Brandon Girtz 3), but then he has beat Luka Jelcic. Chandler vs Girtz is the main event of Bellator 197. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Best fights of the week 14, year 2018

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 14: (Mon-Sun) from April 2, 2018 to April 8, 2018.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Erislandy Lara vs Jarrett Hurd
Boxing Knockout of the Week: Renold Quinlan vs Damien Hooper

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Zabit Magomedsharipov vs Kyle Bochniak
Mma Submission of the Week: Benson Henderson vs Roger Huerta

 

2018 MMA fight – Renato Carneiro vs Calvin Kattar – fight Video UFC 223

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-07, fight not particularly good between Renato Moicano Carneiro and Calvin Kattar: it gets two stars.

The black belt in Bjj Renato Carneiro entered this fight with a professional record of 11-1-1 (45% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he is ranked as the No.17 featherweight in the world. He fought twice last year beating Jeremy Stephens (Stephens vs Carneiro) and losing to Brian Ortega (Renato Carneiro vs Brian Ortega).
His opponent, Calvin Kattar, has a mma record of 18-2-0 (56% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.23 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Don Carlo-Clauss in 2010, since then he has won ten consecutive bouts beating Andre Fili in 2017 and Shane Burgos in 2018 (Calvin Kattar vs Shane Burgos). Moicano vs Kattar is on the undercard of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Al Iaquinta – UFC 223. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Al Iaquinta – fight Video UFC 223

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-07, good fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Al Iaquinta: it gets three stars.

The undefeated black belt in judo and two time combat sambo world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 25-0-0 (64% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Eddie Alvarez). After suffering different injuries between 2014 and 2015, he fought twice in 2016 winning over Darrell Horcher (Nurmagomedov vs Horcher) and Michael Johnson (Johnson vs Nurmagomedov), and once in 2017 beating Edson Barboza (Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Edson Barboza).
His opponent, Al Iaquinta (who replaces Max Holloway since was deemed medically unfit on the weigh in day – Holloway was the replacement of Tony Ferguson), has a mma record of 13-3-1 (62% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.13 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Mitch Clarke in 2014, since then he has collected five victories beating Jorge Masvidal (Iaquinta vs Masvidal) and Diego Sanchez in his last two (Diego Sanchez vs Al Iaquinta). Khabib vs Iaquinta, main event of Ufc 223, is valid for the Ufc lightweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Rose Namajunas vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk 2 – fight Video UFC 223

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-07, some good single shots between Rose Namajunas and Joanna Jedrzejczyk 2 but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The black belt in tae-kwon-do, karate and current Ufc champion Rose Namajunas entered this fight with a mma record of 7-3-0 (86% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s strawweight in the world. She lost to Karolina Kowalkiewicz in 2016 (via split decision, Namajunas vs Kowalkiewicz) but then she beat Michelle Waterson (Namajunas vs Waterson) and Joanna Jedrzejczyk in 2017 (Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Rose Namajunas I).
Her opponent, the former Wkn kickboxing and Ufc champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk, has an official record of 14-1-0 (36% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. Before losing to Namajunas at the end of 2017 she had won over Claudia Gadelha (Jedrzejczyk vs Gadelha II) and Karolina Kowalkiewicz in 2016 (Jedrzejczyk vs Kowalkiewicz), while in 2017 he had beat Jessica Andrade (Jedrzejczyk vs Andrade). Namajunas vs Joanna 2 is valid for the Ufc women’s strawweight title (Namajunas’ first defense); undercard of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Al Iaquinta – UFC 223. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Zabit Magomedsharipov vs Kyle Bochniak – fight Video UFC 223

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-07, nice fight between Zabit Magomedsharipov and Kyle Bochniak: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Zabit Magomedsharipov entered this fight with a mma record of 14-1-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.24 featherweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced Igor Egorov in 2013, since then he has won ten consecutive bouts beating Mike Santiago and Sheymon da Silva Moraes in 2017 (Zabit Magomedsharipov vs Sheymon da Silva Moraes).
His opponent, Kyle Bochniak, has an official record of 8-2-0 (50% finishing rate) but he lost two out of his last four bouts, against Charles Rosa in 2016 and Jeremy Kennedy in 2017; after this fight he has beat Brandon Davis. Magomedsharipov vs Bochniak is on the undercard of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Al Iaquinta – UFC 223. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Evan Dunham vs Olivier Aubin-Mercier – fight Video UFC 223

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-07, some good shots between Evan Dunham and Olivier Aubin-Mercier but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Evan Dunham entered this fight with a pro record of 18-6-1 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.16 lightweight in the world. He suffered three consecutive losses between 2013 and 2014, the last one against Edson Barboza (Barboza vs Dunham), but then he has collected four victories and one draw, with Beneil Dariush in 2017 (Beneil Dariush vs Evan Dunham).
His opponent, the black belt in judo Olivier Aubin-Mercier, has a mma record of 10-2-0 (80% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he entered as the No.40 in the same weight class. He lost to Carlos Diego Ferreira in 2016 but then he has won over Thibault Gouti, Drew Dober and Tony Martin. Dunham vs Aubin-Mercier is on the undercard of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Al Iaquinta – UFC 223. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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