Category: MMA

2011 MMA fight – Antonio Banuelos vs Masakazu Imanari – full fight Video DREAM

1_star_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2011-12-31, boring fight between Antonio Banuelos and Masakazu Imanari: one star (fight ended by split decision). Antonio Banuelos (19-7-0) entered as the No.8 bantamweight in the world while Masakazu Imanari (24-9-2) entered as the No.18. Banuelos vs Imanari is the first semifinal of the Dream Bantamweight Tournament; undercard of Fedor Emelianenko vs Satoshi Ishii. Watch the video!

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2011 MMA fight – Hideo Tokoro vs Yusup Saadulaev – full fight Video DREAM

3_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2011-12-31, aggressive start and amazing KO (1st round), one of the best of the year; the fight between Hideo Tokoro and Yusup Saadulaev is very close to our 4 stars. Hideo Tokoro, ranked as the No.9 bantamweight in the world, entered the fight with a record of 30-24-1 while Yusup Saadulaev had a record of 8-1-1. Tokoro vs Saadulaev is the reserve fight of the Dream Bantamweight Tournament; undercard of Fedor Emelianenko vs Satoshi Ishii. Watch the video!

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2011 MMA fight – Rodolfo Marques Diniz vs Bibiano Fernandes – full fight Video DREAM

2_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2011-12-31, the fight between Bibiano Fernandes and Rodolfo Marques Diniz was not spectacular: two stars (fight ended by unanimous decision). Bibiano Fernandes (9-3-0) entered as the No.4 bantamweight in the world while Rodolfo Marques Diniz (14-1-0) entered as the No.32. Fernandes vs Diniz is the second semifinal of the Dream Bantamweight Tournament; undercard of Fedor Emelianenko vs Satoshi Ishii. Watch the video!

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2011 MMA fight – Brock Lesnar vs Alistair Overeem – full fight Video UFC 141

2_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2011-12-30, even with the TKO victory in the first round the fight between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem was not exciting as we expected: two stars. Brock Lesnar (5-2-0) entered as the No.3 heavyweight in the world while Alistair Overeem (35-11-0) entered as the No.4. Lesnar vs Overeem is the main event of the UFC 141. Watch the video!

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2011 MMA fight – Nate Diaz vs Donald Cerrone – full fight Video UFC 141

2_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2011-12-30, pretty fight but monotonous: two stars. Nate Diaz and Donald Cerrone were awarded “UFC Fight of the Night” honors (but for us, the best fight of UFC 141 was Jim Hettes vs Nam Phan). Nate Diaz (14-7-0) entered as the No.11 lightweight in the world while Donald Cerrone (17-3-0) entered as the No.7. Diaz vs Cerrone is on the undercard of Lesnar vs Overeem, UFC 141. Watch the video!

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2011 MMA fight – Jon Fitch vs Johny Hendricks – full fight Video UFC 141

3_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2011-12-30, nice and very fast KO (1st round) between Jon Fitch and Johny Hendricks: three stars (UFC Knockout of the Night). Jon Fitch (23-3-1) entered as the No.4 welterweight in the world while Johny Hendricks (11-1-0) entered as the No.25. Fitch vs Hendricks is on the undercard of Lesnar vs Overeem, UFC 141. Watch the video!

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2011 MMA fight – Matyushenko vs Alexander Gustafsson – full fight Video UFC 141

2_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2011-12-30, even with the TKO in the first round, the fight between Vladimir Matyushenko and Alexander Gustafsson isn’t worth our three stars. Vladimir Matyushenko (26-5-0) entered as the No.23 light heavyweight in the world while Alexander Gustafsson (12-1-0) entered as the No.13. Matyushenko vs Gustafsson is on the undercard of Brock Lesnar vs Alistair Overeem, UFC 141. Watch the video!

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2011 MMA fight – Nam Phan vs Jim Hettes – full fight Video UFC 141

3_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2011-12-30, very nice first round then the pace slows down but the fight between Nam Phan and Jim Hettes was, for us, the best fight of UFC 141 (fight ended by unanimous decision). Nam Phan (17-9-0) entered as the No.58 featherweight in the world while Jim Hettes (9-0-0) entered as the No.65. Phan vs Hettes is on the undercard of Brock Lesnar vs Alistair Overeem, UFC 141. Watch the video!

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2011 MMA fight – Gilbert Melendez vs Jorge Masvidal – full fight Video Strikeforce

2_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2011-12-17, the fight between Gilbert Melendez and Jorge Masvidal was not spectacular: two stars. Gilbert Melendez (19-2-0) entered as the No.2 lightweight in the world while Jorge Masvidal (22-6-0) entered as the No.11. Melendez vs Masvidal is valid for the Strikeforce Lightweight Championship (main event of the night). Watch the video!

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2011 MMA fight – Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos vs Hiroko Yamanaka – full fight Video Strikeforce Women title

3_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2011-12-17, aggressive start and fast knockout: three stars (probably the best fight of the night). Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (10-1-0) entered as the No.1 featherweight in the world while Hiroko Yamanaka (12-1-0) entered as the No.2. Santos vs Yamanaka is valid for the Women’s Strikeforce Featherweight Championship (undercard of Gilbert Melendez vs Jorge Masvidal). Watch the video!

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