TAG: UFC Fight of the Night

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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2017 MMA fight – Cub Swanson vs Brian Ortega – fight Video UFC FN 123

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-12-09, pretty good fight between Brian Ortega and Cub Swanson: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night and UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo Cub Swanson entered this fight with a pro mma record of 25-7-0 (60% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 featherweight in the world. He lost two consecutive fights between 2014 and 2015, against Frankie Edgar (=Edgar vs Swanson) and current #1 Ufc Fw champion Max Holloway (=Swanson vs Holloway), but then he has won four bouts beating Artem Lobov in 2017 (=Swanson vs Lobov).
His opponent, the undefeated black belt in Bjj Brian Ortega, has a perfect record of 12-0-0 (67% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class. In his last three fights he has beat Diego Brandao (=Ortega vs Brandao), Clay Guida (=Ortega vs Guida) and Renato Moicano Carneiro (=Carneiro vs Ortega). Ortega vs Swanson is the mian event of UFC Fight Night 123. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Eddie Alvarez vs Justin Gaethje – fight Video UFC 218

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-12-02, great performance by both fighters: Eddie Alvarez vs Justin Gaethje is close to get four stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The former Ufc and Bellator Lw champion Eddie Alvarez entered this fight with a professional record of 28-5-0 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 lightweight in the world. He beat Rafael dos Anjos in 2016 (=Dos Anjos vs Alvarez) but then he lost to current #1 Lw Conor McGregor (=Alvarez vs McGregor) and he has faced Dustin Poirier but the bout ended in a no-contest (=Alvarez vs Poirier).
His opponent, the undefeated Wsof Lw champion Justin Gaethje, has a perfect record of 18-0-0 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. In his last three fights he has won over Brian Foster (=Gaethje vs Foster), Luiz Firmino (=Gaethje vs Firmino) and Michael Johnson (Mma Fight of the year 2017 candidate, Johnson vs Gaethje). Alvarez vs Gaethje is on the undercard of Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo 2 – UFC 218. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Roxanne Modafferi vs Nicco Montano – fight Video UFC Tuf 26

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-12-01, pretty good fight between Nicco Montano and Roxanne Modafferi: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Nicco Montano entered this fight with a professional mma record of 3-2-0 (67% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and she is ranked as the No.4 women’s flyweight in the world but she comes off the loss against Julia Avila.
Her opponent, Roxanne Modafferi (who replaces Sijara Eubanks), has an official record of 21-13-0 (38% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. She lost to Jennifer Maia last year (=Maia vs Modafferi) but then she has beat Priscila de Souza and Sarah D’Alelio. Montano vs Modafferi, main event of UFC Tuf 26 Finale, is valid for the inaugural Ufc women’s flyweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis – fight Video UFC FN 120

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-11-11, great fight between Anthony Pettis and Dustin Poirier: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Dustin Poirier entered this fight with a mma record of 21-5-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.20 lightweight in the world. He was defeated by Michael Johnson in 2016 (=Poirier vs Johnson) but he came back to win in 2017 beating Jim Miller (=Miller vs Poirier); after this bout he has also faced Eddie Alvarez but the bout ended in a no-contest since Alvarez landed illegal knees (=Alvarez vs Poirier).
His opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do and former Ufc Lw champion Anthony Pettis, has an official record of 20-6-0 (80% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class (currently the #1 lightweight is Conor McGregor). He lost to Max Holloway last year (=Holloway vs Pettis) but then he has won over Jim Miller (=Pettis vs Miller). Pettis vs Poirier is the main event of UFC Fight Night 120. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Claudia Gadelha vs Jessica Andrade – fight Video UFC FN 117

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-09-23, great performance by both fighters: Claudia Gadelha vs Jessica Andrade is very close to get four stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and three times Bjj world champion Claudia Gadelha entered this fight with a pro mma record of 15-2-0 (60% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.2 women’s strawweight in the world. ‘Claudinha’ lost to current #1 Ufc champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk last year (=Jedrzejczyk vs Gadelha 2) but then she has beat Cortney Casey and Karolina Kowalkiewicz (=Gadelha vs Kowalkiewicz).
Her opponent, Jessica Andrade, has a record of 16-6-0 (75% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. She has fought twice in 2017 defeating Angela Hill (=Andrade vs Hill) and losing to Joanna Jedrzejczyk (=Jedrzejczyk vs Andrade). Jessica Andrade vs Claudia Gadelha is on the undercard of Ovince St Preux vs Yushin Okami – UFC Fight Night 117. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Jeremy Stephens vs Gilbert Melendez – fight Video UFC 215

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-09-09, tough fight but not so exciting: Jeremy Stephens vs Gilbert Melendez gets two stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Jeremy Stephens entered this fight with a pro record of 25-14-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 featherweight in the world but he won just one out of his last four bouts, against Renan Barao (=Barao Pegado vs Stephens). After this fight he has lost to Frankie Edgar (=Edgar vs Stephens) and Renato ‘Moicano’ Carneiro (=Stephens vs Moicano).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and former Strikeforce Lw champion Gilbert Melendez, has an official mma record of 22-6-0 (55% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.46 lightweight but he comes off three consecutive losses, against Anthony Pettis in 2014 (=Pettis vs Melendez), Eddie Alvarez in 2015 (via split decision, Melendez vs Alvarez) and Edson Barboza in 2016 (=Barboza vs Melendez). Jeremy Stephens vs Gilbert Melendez is on the undercard of Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko 2 – UFC 215. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Alexander Volkov vs Stefan Struve – fight Video UFC FN 115

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-09-02, good exchanges between Alexander Volkov and Stefan Struve: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The former Bellator and M-1 Global Hw champion Alexander Volkov entered this fight with a pro mma record of 28-6-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 heavyweight in the world. He suffered two consecutive losses in 2015, against Tony Johnson (=Volkov vs Johnson) and Cheick Kongo (=Kongo vs Volkov), but then he has won four bouts beating Timothy Johnson (=Volkov vs Johnson) and Roy Nelson in his last two (=Nelson vs Volkov).
His opponent, Stefan Struve, has a record of 28-8-0 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class. He lost to Jared Rosholt in 2015 (=Struve vs Rosholt) but then he has won over Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva (=Silva vs Struve) and Daniel Omielanczuk (=Struve vs Omielanczuk). Alexander Volkov vs Stefan Struve is the main event of UFC Fight Night 115. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Renato Moicano Carneiro vs Brian Ortega – fight Video UFC 214

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-07-29, nice exchanges between Renato Carneiro and Brian Ortega: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Both undefeated, the Brazilian Renato ‘Moicano’ Carneiro entered this fight with a pro mma record of 11-0-1 (45% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he is ranked as the No.8 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Max Holloway) while his opponent, the black belt in Bjj Brian Ortega, has a perfect record of 11-0-0 (64% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. In their last two bouts Carneiro has defeated Zubaira Tukhugov and Jeremy Stephens (=Stephens vs Carneiro) while Ortega has beat Diego Brandao (=Ortega vs Brandao) and Clay Guida (=Ortega vs Guida). Brian Ortega vs Moicano Carneiro is on the undercard of Daniel Cormier vs Jon Jones 2 – UFC 214. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker – fight Video UFC 213

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-07-08, pretty good finish but the rest of the fight was quite boring: Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker gets two stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Yoel Romero Palacio entered this fight with a pro mma record of 12-1-0 (83% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.2 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Michael Bisping). His only defeat occurred in 2011 when he fought against Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante, since then he has won eight fights beating Lyoto Machida (=Machida vs Romero), Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (=Souza vs Romero) and Chris Weidman in his last three (=Weidman vs Romero).
His opponent, the black belt in hapkido, karate and Tuf Ww tournament winner Robert Whittaker, has a record of 18-4-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive losses between 2013 and 2014, against Court McGee (=McGee vs Whittaker) and Stephen Thompson (=Whittaker vs Thompson), but then he has won seven bouts defeating Rafael Natal (=Whittaker vs Natal), Derek Brunson (=Whittaker vs Brunson) and Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza in his last three (=Jacare vs Whittaker). Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero is the main event of the Ufc 213 (on the original fight card the main event was Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko 2 but the fight was canceled just hours before the event started due to Nunes being ill) and it is valid for the interim Ufc middleweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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