TAG: UFC Fight of the Night

2018 MMA fight – Kelvin Gastelum vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza – fight Video UFC 224

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-12, good fight between Kelvin Gastelum and Ronaldo Souza: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The Tuf 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum entered this fight with a pro mma record of 14-3-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Georges St Pierre). He fought three times in 2017 beating Vitor Belfort (then overturned in a no-contest after he tested positive for marijuana – Belfort vs Gastelum), losing to Chris Weidman (Weidman vs Gastelum) and defeating Michael Bisping (Michael Bisping vs Kelvin Gastelum).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj, judo and former Strikeforce Mw champion Ronaldo Jacare Souza, has a record of 25-5-0 (84% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He lost to Robert Whittaker last year (Jacare vs Whittaker) but he came back to win in 2018 with Derek Brunson (Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Derek Brunson 2). Gastelum vs Jacare Souza is on the undercard of Amanda Nunes vs Raquel Pennington – UFC 224. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 best MMA fight – Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, exciting and tough fight thanks to a great performance by both fighters: Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje is one of the best mma fights of 2018 and it gets four stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Dustin Poirier entered this fight with a pro mma record of 22-5-0 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 lightweight in the world. He was defeated by Michael Johnson in 2016 (Poirier vs Johnson) but then he beat Jim Miller (Miller vs Poirier) and Anthony Pettis in 2017 (Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis); between these two bouts he faced also current #1 Lw Eddie Alvarez but the bout ended in a no-contest since Alvarez landed illegal knees (Alvarez vs Poirier).
His opponent, the former Wsof Lw champion Justin Gaethje, has a record of 18-1-0 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class but he comes off his first loss, suffered against Eddie Alvarez (Eddie Alvarez vs Justin Gaethje); before this bout, in 2017, he had won over Michael Johnson (Mma Fight of the year 2017 candidate, Johnson vs Gaethje). Poirier vs Gaethje is the main event of UFC on Fox 29. 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 – Jimi Manuwa vs Jan Blachowicz 2 – fight Video UFC FN 127

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-03-17, some good exchanges between Jimi Manuwa and Jan Blachowicz 2 but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two (UFC Fight of the Night).

Jimi Manuwa entered this fight with a pro mma record of 17-3-0 (94% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 light heavyweight in the world but he comes off the loss against Volkan Oezdemir (Jimi Manuwa vs Volkan Oezdemir). Before this bout he had beat Corey Anderson in 2017 (Manuwa vs Anderson) and Ovince Saint Preux in 2016 (St Preux vs Manuwa).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and former Ksw light-Hw champion Jan Blachowicz, has a record of 21-7-0 (62% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.25 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive defeats between 2016 and 2017, against Alexander Gustafsson (Gustafsson vs Blachowicz) and Patrick Cummins, but then he has beat Devin Clark (Jan Blachowicz vs Devin Clark) and Jared Cannonier. In their first fight Manuwa had defeated Blachowicz via unanimous decision (April 11, 2015 – Jan Blachowicz vs Jimi Manuwa I); this second bout is on the undercard of Fabricio Werdum vs Alexander Volkov – UFC Fight Night 127. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Andre Soukhamthath vs Sean O’Malley – fight Video UFC 222

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-03-03, good fight between Sean O’Malley and Andre Soukhamthath: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Andre Soukhamthath entered this fight with a mma record of 12-5-0 (92% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.47 bantamweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Albert Morales and Alejandro Perez, after this bout he has beat Luke Sanders.
His opponent, the undefeated Sean O’Malley, has a perfect record of 9-0-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.79 in the same weight class. He fought four times last year winning over Irvin Veloz, David Nuzzo, Alfred Khashakyan and Terrion Ware. O’Malley vs Soukhamthath is on the undercard of Cris Cyborg Justino vs Yana Kunitskaya – UFC 222. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Jingliang Li vs Jake Matthews – fight Video UFC 221

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-11, pretty good fight between Jingliang Li and Jake Matthews: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Jingliang Li entered this fight with a professional record of 14-4-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.57 welterweight in the world. He lost to Keita Nakamura in 2015 but then he has won four fights beating Frank Camacho and Zak Ottow in his last two (Jingliang Li vs Zak Ottow).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Jake Matthews, has a mma record of 11-3-0 (82% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.99 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive fights in 2016, against Kevin Lee and Andrew Holbrook, but he came back to win in 2017 with Bojan Velickovic. Li Jingliang vs Matthews is on the undercard of Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold – UFC 221. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Thiago Santos vs Anthony Smith – fight Video UFC FN 125

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-03, nice and tough fight between Thiago Santos and Anthony Smith: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Thiago Santos entered this fight with a record of 16-5-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.20 middleweight in the world. Thiago ‘Marreta’ lost twice in 2016, against Gegard Mousasi (=Mousasi vs Santos ) and Eric Spicely, but then he has won over Jack Marshman (=Santos vs Marshman), Gerald Meerschaert and Jack Hermansson (=Santos vs Hermansson).
His opponent, Anthony Smith, has a mma record of 28-12-0 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.28 in the same weight class. He also lost in 2016, against Cezar Ferreira, but then he has beat Elvis Mutapcic, Andrew Sanchez and Hector Lombard (=Lombard vs Smith). Santos vs Smith is on the undercard of Lyoto Machida vs Eryk Anders – UFC Fight Night 125. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Drew Dober vs Frank Camacho – fight Video UFC on Fox 27

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-01-27, nice and tough fight between Drew Dober and Frank Camacho: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Drew Dober entered this fight with a pro record of 18-8-0 (72% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.60 lightweight in the world. He lost to Olivier Aubin-Mercier in 2016 but he came back to win in 2017 with Josh Burkman.
His opponent, Frank Camacho, has an official mma record of 21-5-0 (86% finishing rate) and he fought three times last year beating Gun Hwan Park and Damien Brown but between these two bouts he was defeated by Jingliang Li. Dober vs Camacho is on the undercard of Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Derek Brunson 2 – UFC on Fox 27. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Shane Burgos vs Calvin Kattar – fight Video UFC 220

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-01-20, tough fight with some nice exchanges: Shane Burgos vs Calvin Kattar gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The undefeated Shane Burgos entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 10-0-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.37 featherweight in the world. He fought twice last year winning over Charles Rosa and Godofredo Pepey Castro.
His opponent, Calvin Kattar, has an official record of 17-2-0 (53% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.46 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Don Carlo-Clauss in 2010, since then he has won nine consecutive bouts beating Andre Fili in 2017. Burgos vs Kattar is on the undercard of Stipe Miocic vs Francis Ngannou – UFC 220. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Cris Cyborg Justino vs Holly Holm – fight Video UFC 219

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-12-30, pretty good fight between Cristiane Cyborg Justino and Holly Holm: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The Ufc women’s Fw and former Strikeforce and Invicta Fc champion Cristiane Cyborg Justino entered this fight with a pro mma record of 18-1-0 (89% ko/tko victory rate – she has never won via submission) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s featherweight in the world. She suffered her only loss at her professional mma debut, against Erica Paes in 2005, since then she has won 18 consecutive bouts beating Leslie Smith (=Cyborg vs Smith), Lina Lansberg (=Justino vs Lansberg) and Tonya Evinger in his last three (=Cyborg vs Evinger).
Her opponent, the former Ufc and Wbc, Wba, Wbf, Iba boxing champion Holly Holm, has a record of 11-3-0 (73% ko/tko victory rate – she has never won via submission) and she entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. She won the Ufc Bw belt in 2015, against Ronda Rousey (=Rousey vs Holm) but then she lost it at her first defense with Miesha Tate (=Holm vs Tate); after this bout she was also defeated by Valentina Shevchenko (=Holm vs Shevchenko) and Germaine de Randamie (=Holm vs Randamie). The Preacher’s Daughter Holm came back to win in 2017 defeating Bethe Correia (=Holm vs Correia). Cris Cyborg Justino vs Holm, main event of Ufc 219, is valid for the Ufc women’s featherweight title (Cyborg’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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