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2017 MMA fight – Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Tim Boetsch – fight Video UFC 208

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-02-11, Ronaldo Souza vs Tim Boetsch gets three stars only thanks to a good finish (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, judo and former Strikeforce Mw champion Ronaldo Jacare Souza entered this fight with a mma record of 23-4-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Michael Bisping). He lost to Yoel Romero in 2015 (via split decision, Jacare vs Romero) but he came back to win in 2016 against Vitor Belfort (=Belfort vs Jacare).
His opponent, Tim Boetsch, has an official record of 20-10-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.19 in the same weight class. He lost three consecutive bouts between 2015 and 2016, the last one with Ed Herman, but then he has won over Josh Samman (=Boetsch vs Samman) and Rafael Natal. Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Tim Boetsch is on the undercard of Holly Holm vs Germaine de Randamie – UFC 208. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Michael Johnson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov – full fight Video UFC 205

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-11-12, good fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Michael Johnson: it gets three stars.

Michael Johnson entered this fight with a pro record of 17-10-0 (59% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Eddie Alvarez) but he lost two out of his last three bouts, with Beneil Dariush (=Johnson vs Dariush) and Nate Diaz (=Johnson vs Diaz). After this fight he came back to win in 2016 against Dustin Poirier (=Poirier vs Johnson).
His opponent, the undefeated black belt in judo and two time combat sambo world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has a perfect mma record of 23-0-0 (65% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He suffered different injuries in the last two years so he fought just once, beating Darrell Horcher (=Nurmagomedov vs Horcher), since his previous victory over Rafael dos Anjos in 2014 (=Dos Anjos vs Nurmagomedov). Johnson vs Nurmagomedov is on the undercard of Eddie Alvarez vs Conor McGregor – UFC 205. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Bibiano Fernandes vs Kevin Belingon – full fight Video ONE FC 37

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-01-23, fight not particularly good between Bibiano Fernandes and Kevin Belingon: it gets two stars.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Bibiano Fernandes entered this fight with a professional mma record of 18-3-0 (44% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Dominick Cruz). He suffered his last defeat in 2010 when he faced Hiroyuki Takaya losing the Dream Fw title, after this bout he moved down in weight class to the bantamweight division winning ten consecutive fights, the last one against Toni Tauru.
His opponent, Kevin Belingon, has an official record of 13-4-0 (62% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.52 in the same weight class. He lost to Dae Hwan Kim in 2014 but then he came back to win against Koetsu Okazaki. Fernandes vs Belingon, main event of One FC 37, is valid for the One bantamweight title (held by Fernandes). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Vitaly Minakov vs Josh Copeland – full fight Video EFN Battle 20

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-12-11, good fight between Vitaly Minakov and Josh Copeland: it gets three stars.

The undefeated black belt in judo, former world combat sambo and Bellator Hw champion Vitaly Minakov entered this fight with a perfect record of 16-0-0 (87% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.15 heavyweight in the world. He has fought twice in 2015 beating Adam Maciejewski and Geronimo dos Santos (=Minakov vs dos Santos).
His opponent, Josh Copeland, has an official mma record of 9-2-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.76 in the same weight class but he comes off two consecutive losses: against Ruslan Magomedov and Jared Rosholt. Minakov vs Copeland is the main event of “EFN – Fight Nights Battle 20”. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Phil Davis vs Emanuel Newton – full fight Video Dynamite

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-09-19, Phil Davis vs Emanuel Newton gets three stars only thanks to a good finish.

Phil Davis entered this fight with a mma record of 13-3-0 (46% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones) but he lost two out of his last three bouts, against Anthony Johnson (=Davis vs Johnson) and Ryan Bader (=Davis vs Bader). Between these two fights he had won over Glover Teixeira (=Teixeira vs Davis).
His opponent, Emanuel Newton, has a record of 25-8-1 (52% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.14 in the same weight class but he comes off the loss against Liam McGeary (fight in which he lost his Bellator light-Hw title, Newton vs McGeary). Davis vs Newton is the semifinal of the Bellator light heavyweight tournament; undercard of Liam McGeary vs Tito Ortiz – “Bellator 142 Dynamite 1”. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Rousimar Palhares vs Jake Shields – full fight Video WSOF 22

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-08-01, great work on the ground and good finish: Rousimar Palhares vs Jake Shields gets three stars.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Rousimar Palhares entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-6-0 (82% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he is ranked as the No.7 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Robbie Lawler). He suffered his last defeat in 2012 when he faced Hector Lombard (=Lombard vs Palhares) but since then he has collected three victories winning the Wsof Ww belt last year, against Steve Carl (Carl vs Palhares) and defending it once with Jon Fitch (=Palhares vs Fitch).
His opponent, the former Strikeforce Mw champion and black belt in Bjj Jake Shields, has an official record of 31-7-1 (48% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class. He also lost to Hector Lombard (in 2014 Shields vs Lombard) but then he came back to win beating Ryan Ford (=Shields vs Ford) and Brian Foster (=Shields vs Foster). ‘Toquinho’ Palhares vs Shields, main event of World Series of Fighting 22, is valid for the WSOF welterweight title (Palhares’ second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Denis Goltsov vs Peter Graham – full fight Video Tech-Krep FC

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-04-03, pretty good finish between Denis Goltsov and Peter Graham but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

Denis Goltsov entered this fight with a mma record of 13-4-0 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.30 heavyweight in the world; he suffered his last loss in 2012 when he faced Akhmed Sultanov, since then he has won eight consecutive fights beating Zoumana Cisse in his last bout.
His opponent, the black belt in karate and former K-1 fighter Peter Graham, has an official record of 11-7-0 (91% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.40 in the same weight class; he suffered two consecutive defeats between 2013 and 2014, against Cheick Kongo (=Kongo vs Graham) and Mighty Mo (=Graham vs Mo), but then he came back to win beating Marcin Rozalski (=Graham vs Rozalski). Goltsov vs Graham is the main event of “Tech-Krep FC: Ermak Prime Challenge”. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Chris Kelades vs Ray Borg – full fight Video UFC FN 60

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-02-14, good work on the ground and nice finish: Chris Kelades vs Ray Borg gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Chris Kelades entered this fight with a professional mma record of 8-1-0 (62% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 flyweight in the world while his opponent, Ray Borg, has an official record of 7-1-0 (86% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.29 in the same weight class. Both fighters suffered their only defeat in 2014: Kelades lost to Malcolm Gordon while Borg to Dustin Ortiz; after losing Kelades beat Adrian Woolley and Patrick Holohan while Borg won over Shane Howell. Kelades vs Borg is on the undercard of Benson Henderson vs Brandon Thatch – UFC Fight Night 60. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Demetrious Johnson vs Chris Cariaso – full fight Video UFC 178

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-09-27, pretty good finish between Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso but it is not enough to get three stars. The Ufc Flw champion Demetrious Johnson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 20-2-1 (55% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 flyweight in the world, he suffered his last defeat in 2011 when he faced Dominick Cruz for the Ufc Bw title (=Cruz vs Johnson), after that bout he moved down in weight class and he collected one draw and six consecutive wins; ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson has already fought in 2014 successfully defending his belt against Ali Bagautinov (=Johnson vs Bagautinov).
His opponent, Chris Cariaso, has an official record of 17-5-0 (29% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.14 in the same weight class, he suffered two consecutive defeats between 2012 and 2013, against John Moraga (=Moraga vs Cariaso) and Jussier ‘Formiga’ da Silva, but then he came back to win defeating Iliarde Santos in 2013; he has fought twice in 2014 beating Danny Martinez and Louis Smolka (=Cariaso vs Smolka). Johnson vs Cariaso, main event of Ufc 178, is valid for the Ufc flyweight title (Johnson’s fifth defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Ryan Jimmo vs Ovince St Preux – fight Video UFC 174

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-06-14, fight not particularly exciting between Ryan Jimmo and Ovince St Preux: it gets two stars. Ryan Jimmo entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-3-0 (53% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.20 light heavyweight in the world, he has already fought in 2014 defeating Sean O’Connell (=Jimmo vs O’Connell).
His opponent, Ovince St Preux, has an official record of 15-5-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.26 in the same weight class, he suffered his last defeat in 2011 when he faced Gegard Mousasi (=Mousasi vs St Preux), since then he has fought and won four times. Jimmo vs St Preux is on the undercard of Demetrious Johnson vs Ali Bagautinov – UFC 174. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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