Category: MMA

2016 MMA fight – Justin Gaethje vs Luiz Firmino – full fight Video WSOF 34

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-12-31, exciting and tough fight between Justin Gaethje and Luiz Firmino: it gets three stars.

The undefeated Wsof Lw champion Justin Gaethje entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 16-0-0 (87% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 lightweight in the world. He has fought once in 2016 beating Brian Foster (=Gaethje vs Foster).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Luiz Firmino (who replaces Joao Zeferino), has a record of 19-7-0 (42% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.72 in the same weight class. ‘Buscape’ Firmino has fought twice in 2016 defeating Caros Fodor (=Firmino vs Fodor) and losing to Brian Foster. Gaethje vs Firmino, main event of Wsof 34, is valid for the WSOF lightweight title (Gaethje’s fifth defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic vs Amir Aliakbari – full fight Video Rizin FF 4

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-12-31, pretty good finish between Mirko Filipovic and Amir Aliakbari but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic entered this fight with a professional mma record of 34-11-2 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.31 heavyweight in the world while his opponent the undefeated 2010 Greco-Roman wrestler world champion Amir Aliakbari, has a record of 5-0-0 (60% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission). Cro Cop Filipovic vs Aliakbari is the final of the Rizin openweight Grand-Prix tournament, in the semifinals Cro Cop has beat Baruto Kaito (=Filipovic vs Baruto) while Aliakbari has defeated Valentin Moldavsky (=Moldavsky vs Aliakbari); undercard of Tatsuya Kawajiri vs Kron Gracie – Rizin 4 2016 Final Round. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Tatsuya Kawajiri vs Kron Gracie – full fight Video Rizin FF 4

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-12-31, good fight between Tatsuya Kawajiri and Kron Gracie: it gets three stars.

Tatsuya Kawajiri entered this fight with a professional mma record of 35-10-2 (63% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.26 featherweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Dennis Bermudez (=Kawajiri vs Bermudez) and Cub Swanson.
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo Kron Gracie, has an official record of 3-0-0 (100% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko); he has fought once in 2016 beating Hideo Tokoro (=Gracie vs Tokoro). Kawajiri vs Gracie is the main event of Rizin 4 2016 Final Round. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Valentin Moldavsky vs Amir Aliakbari – full fight Video Rizin FF 4

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-12-31, disappointing fight between Valentin Moldavsky and Amir Aliakbari: it gets two stars.

Both undefeated, the Russian Valentin Moldavsky has a perfect record of 5-0-0 (60% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he entered as the No.87 heavyweight in the world while his opponent, the 2010 Greco-Roman wrestler world champion Amir Aliakbari, has a record of 4-0-0 (75% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission). Moldavsky vs Aliakbari is the semifinal of the Rizin openweight Grand-Prix tournament, in the quarter-finals Moldavsky has beat Szymon Bajor (=Bajor vs Moldavsky) while Aliakbari has defeated Heath Herring (=Herring vs Aliakbari); undercard of Tatsuya Kawajiri vs Kron Gracie – Rizin 4 2016 Final Round. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic vs Baruto Kaito – full fight Video Rizin FF 4

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-12-31, fight not particularly good between Mirko Filipovic and Baruto Kaito: it gets two stars.

Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic entered this fight with a professional mma record of 33-11-2 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.31 heavyweight in the world while his opponent, the undefeated former professional sumo wrestler Baruto Kaito (Kaido Hoovelson), entered this fight with a pro mma record of 3-0-0 (0 knockouts). Cro Cop Filipovic vs Baruto is the semifinal of the Rizin openweight Grand-Prix tournament, in the quarter-finals Cro Cop has beat Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal (=Filipovic vs Lawal) while Baruto has won over Tsuyoshi Kosaka (=Baruto vs Kosaka); undercard of Tatsuya Kawajiri vs Kron Gracie – Rizin 4 2016 Final Round. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey – fight Video UFC 207

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-12-30, nice and tough exchanges between Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes: it is close to get four stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and current Ufc women’s Bw champion Amanda Nunes entered this fight with a professional mma record of 13-4-0 (92% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s bantamweight in the world. She suffered her last loss when she faced Cat Zingano in 2014 (=Zingano vs Nunes), since then she has fought four times beating Valentina Shevchenko (=Nunes vs Shevchenko) and Miesha Tate in 2016 (=Tate vs Nunes).
Her opponent, the black belt in judo and former Strikeforce and Ufc women’s Bw champion Ronda Rousey, has an official record of 12-1-0 (100% finishing rate) but she is not ranked as ‘Rowdy’ hasn’t fought since November 15, 2015 when she suffered her first and only loss against Holly Holm (=Rousey vs Holm). Before this bout, in 2015, Rousey had won over Bethe Correia (=Rousey vs Correia) and Cat Zingano (=Rousey vs Zingano). Nunes vs Rousey, main event of UFC 207, is valid for the Ufc women’s bantamweight title (Nunes’ first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Dominick Cruz vs Cody Garbrandt – fight Video UFC 207

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-12-30, great performance by both fighters: Dominick Cruz vs Cody Garbrandt gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The Ufc Bw champion Dominick Cruz entered this fight with a pro mma record of 22-1-0 (36% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 bantamweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced Urijah Faber in 2007, since then he has won 13 consecutive bouts taking revenge on Faber in 2011 (=Cruz vs Faber 2) and in 2016 (=Cruz vs Faber 3); Cruz has also beat TJ Dillashaw in 2016 (=Dillashaw vs Cruz).
His opponent, the undefeated Cody Garbrandt, has a perfect record of 10-0-0 (90% ko/tko victory rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He has already fought three times in 2016 winning over Augusto Mendes (=Garbrandt vs Mendes), Thomas Almeida (=Almeida vs Garbrandt) and Takeya Mizugaki (=Garbrandt vs Mizugaki). Cruz vs Garbrandt is valid for the Ufc bantamweight title (Cruz’s second defense); undercard of Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey – UFC 207. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – TJ Dillashaw vs John Lineker – fight Video UFC 207

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-12-30, good fight between TJ Dillashaw and John Lineker: it gets three stars.

The former Ufc Bw champion TJ Dillashaw entered this fight with a mma record of 13-3-0 (69% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 bantamweight in the world. He has fought twice in 2016 losing to #1 current Ufc Bw champion Dominick Cruz (=Dillashaw vs Cruz) and beating Raphael Assuncao (=Dillashaw vs Assuncao 2).
His opponent, John Lineker, has an official record of 29-7-0 (59% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Ali Bagautinov in 2014 (=Lineker vs Bagautinov), since then he has collected six consecutive victories defeating Michael McDonald (=McDonald vs Lineker) and John Dodson in his last two (=Lineker vs Dodson). Dillashaw vs Lineker is on the undercard of Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey – UFC 207. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Dong Hyun Kim vs Tarec Saffiedine – fight Video UFC 207

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-12-30, fight not so exciting between Dong Hyun Kim and Tarec Saffiedine: it gets two stars.

The black belt in judo Dong Hyun Kim entered this fight with a professional record of 21-3-1 (52% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 welterweight in the world. He lost to current #1 Ufc Ww champion Tyron Woodley in 2014 (=Woodley vs Kim), but then he has beat Josh Burkman and Dominic Waters (=Kim vs Waters).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj, karate and former Strikeforce Ww champion Tarec Saffiedine, has a record of 16-5-0 (37% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.27 in the same weight class. He has fought twice in 2016 beating Jake Ellenberger and losing to Rick Story (=Saffiedine vs Story). Kim vs Saffiedine is on the undercard of Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey – UFC 207. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Louis Smolka vs Ray Borg – fight Video UFC 207

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-12-30, good work on the ground but it is not enough to get three stars: Louis Smolka vs Ray Borg gets two.

Louis Smolka entered this fight with a pro record of 11-2-0 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Demetrious Johnson). He has fought twice in 2016 defeating Ben Nguyen (=Smolka vs Nguyen) and losing to Brandon Moreno (=Smolka vs Moreno).
His opponent, Ray Borg, has an official mma record of 9-2-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.23 in the same weight class but he comes off the loss against Justin Scoggins (=Borg vs Scoggins). Smolka vs Borg is on the undercard of Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey – UFC 207. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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