TAG: UFC Fight of the Night

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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2017 best MMA fight – Michael Johnson vs Justin Gaethje – fight Video UFC Tuf 25

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5 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-07-07, back-and-forth action with some tremendous exchanges: Michael Johnson vs Justin Gaethje was an absolute war and it is a candidate for Mma Fight of the Year 2017, it gets five stars (UFC Fight of the Night and UFC Performance of the Night).

Michael Johnson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-11-0 (59% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 lightweight in the world but he won just one out of his last four bouts, against Dustin Poirier last year (=Poirier vs Johnson). After this bout he was defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov (=Johnson vs Nurmagomedov).
His opponent, the undefeated Wsof Lw champion Justin Gaethje, has a perfect record of 17-0-0 (88% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class (currently the #1 in this division is Conor McGregor). He fought twice last year winning over Brian Foster (=Gaethje vs Foster) and Luiz Firmino (=Gaethje vs Firmino). Justin Gaethje vs Michael Johnson is the main event of “The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale” – UFC Tuf 25. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Derrick Lewis vs Mark Hunt – fight Video UFC FN 110

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-06-11, fight not so exciting between Mark Hunt and Derrick Lewis: it gets two stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Derrick Lewis entered this fight with a professional mma record of 18-4-0 (94% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic). He lost to Shawn Jordan in 2015 but then he has won six bouts beating Shamil Abdurakhimov (=Lewis vs Abdurakhimov) and Travis Browne in his last two (=Lewis vs Browne).
His opponent, the 43-year-old (Lewis is eleven years younger) former K-1 world champion Mark Hunt, has an official record of 12-11-1 (75% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year beating Frank Mir (=Hunt vs Mir) and losing to Brock Lesnar (then the result was overturned in a no-contest since the WWE wrestler tested positive for clomiphene, Lesnar vs Hunt); after this bout he lost to Alistair Overeem in 2017 (=Overeem vs Hunt 2). Mark Hunt VS Derrick Lewis is the main event of UFC Fight Night 110. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Jose Aldo vs Max Holloway – fight Video UFC 212

 

Aldo vs Holloway Fight Video:

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-06-03, good fight between Jose Aldo and Max Holloway: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and current Ufc Fw champion Jose Aldo entered this fight with a professional record of 26-2-0 (62% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 featherweight in the world. He lost to Conor McGregor in 2015 (=Aldo vs McGregor) but he came back to win in 2016 beating Frankie Edgar (=Edgar vs Aldo 2).
His opponent, the interim Ufc Fw champion Max Holloway, has an official mma record of 17-3-0 (53% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive defeats in 2013, against Dennis Bermudez and Conor McGregor (=McGregor vs Holloway), but then he has won ten consecutive bouts beating Ricardo Lamas (=Holloway vs Lamas) and Anthony Pettis in 2016 (=Holloway vs Pettis). Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo, main event of Ufc 212, is valid for the Ufc featherweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Alexander Gustafsson vs Glover Teixeira – fight Video UFC FN 109

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-05-28, great fight between Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Alexander Gustafsson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-4-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). He suffered two consecutive defeats in 2015, against Anthony Johnson (=Gustafsson vs Johnson) and Daniel Cormier (via split decision, Cormier vs Gustafsson), but he came back to win in 2016 with Jan Blachowicz (=Gustafsson vs Blachowicz).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Glover Teixeira, has an official record of 26-5-0 (85% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He also lost to Anthony Johnson (in 2016 Johnson vs Teixeira) but then he has won over Jared Cannonier (=Teixeira vs Cannonier). Glover Teixeira vs Alexander Gustafsson is the main event of UFC Fight Night 109. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov – fight Video UFC FN 108

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-04-22, nice and tough fight between Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo Cub Swanson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 24-7-0 (62% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jose Aldo). He lost two consecutive fights between 2014 and 2015, against Frankie Edgar (=Edgar vs Swanson) and Max Holloway (=Swanson vs Holloway), but then he has won over Hacran Dias (=Swanson vs Dias), Tatsuya Kawajiri and Doo Ho Choi (4-stars fight, Swanson vs Choi).
His opponent, Artem Lobov, has an official record of 13-12-1 (46% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.58 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive defeats between 2015 and 2016, against Ryan hall (=Lobov vs Hall) and Alex White, but then he has beat Chris Avila and Teruto Ishihara. Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov is the main event of UFC Fight Night 108. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Tim Elliott vs Louis Smolka – fight Video UFC on Fox 24

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-04-15, great fight between Tim Elliott and Louis Smolka: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Tim Elliott entered this fight with a pro mma record of 13-7-1 (62% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 flyweight in the world. He fought twice last year beating Pedro Nobre and losing to #1 Demetrious Johnson (=Johnson vs Elliott).
His opponent, Louis Smolka, has a record of 11-3-0 (82% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class but he comes off two consecutive losses: against Brandon Moreno (=Smolka vs Moreno) and Ray Borg (=Smolka vs Borg). Tim Elliott vs Louis Smolka is on the undercard of Demetrious Johnson vs Wilson Reis – UFC on Fox 24. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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