The black belt in no-gi Bjj, Gaidojutsu and former Ufc light-Hw champion Rashad Evans entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-5-1 (47% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.16 light heavyweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Ryan Bader (=Evans vs Bader) and Glover Teixeira (=Teixeira vs Evans).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo Daniel Kelly, has an official record of 12-1-0 (67% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.28 middleweight. He suffered his only defeat against Sam Alvey in 2015, after this bout he has won over Steve Montgomery, Antonio Carlos Jr (=Carlos Jr vs Kelly) and Chris Camozzi (=Camozzi vs Kelly). Daniel Kelly vs Rashad Evans is on the undercard of Tyron Woodley vs Stephen Thompson 2 – UFC 209. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 209: Woodley vs Thompson 2
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC 209 fight card (main and best fights):
Tyron Woodley vs Stephen Thompson 2
Lando Vannata vs David Teymur
Rashad Evans vs Daniel Kelly
Alistair Overeem vs Mark Hunt 2
Darren Elkins vs Mirsad Bektic
Iuri Alcantara vs Luke Sanders
Evans’ previous fight: Glover Teixeira vs Rashad Evans
Kelly’s previous fight: Chris Camozzi vs Daniel Kelly
Kelly’s next fight: Derek Brunson vs Daniel Kelly
Evans vs Kelly Fight Video:
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