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Best fights of the week 20, year 2020

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 20: (Mon-Sun) from May 11, 2020 to May 17, 2020.

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Anthony Smith vs Glover Teixeira

 

2020 MMA fight – Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris – fight Video UFC on ESPN 8

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3 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-16, pretty good fight between Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris: it gets three stars.

The former K-1, Strikeforce and Dream world champion Alistair Overeem entered this fight with a professional mma record of 45-18-0 (89% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic). In his last three bouts he has beat Sergey Pavlovich (Alistair Overeem vs Sergey Pavlovich) and Alexey Oleynik (Alistair Overeem vs Alexey Oleynik) but then he has lost to Jairzinho Rozenstruik (Alistair Overeem vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik).
His opponent, Walt Harris, has an official record of 13-7-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.16 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2017, with Fabrício Werdum (Fabricio Werdum vs Walt Harris) and Mark Godbeer but then he has collected three victories and one no-contest, defeating Sergey Spivak and Alexey Oleynik in 2019 (Alexey Oleynik vs Walt Harris). Overeem vs Harris is the main event of UFC on ESPN 8. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Claudia Gadelha vs Angela Hill – fight Video UFC on ESPN 8

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2 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-16, pretty good finish between Claudia Gadelha and Angela Hill but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and three times Bjj world champion Claudia Gadelha entered this fight with a pro mma record of 17-4-0 (53% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.9 women’s strawweight in the world. ‘Claudinha’ lost to Nina Ansaroff in 2018 but she came back to win against Randa Markos in 2019.
Her opponent, the former Invicta FC strawweight champ Angela Hill, has a record of 12-7-0 (42% ko/tko victory rate – she has never won via submission) and she entered as the No.16 in the same weight class. She was defeated by Yan Xiaonan last year but then she has won over Ariane Carnelossi, Hannah Cifers and Loma Lookboonmee. Gadelha vs Hill is on the undercard of Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris – UFC on ESPN 8. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Edson Barboza vs Dan Ige – fight Video UFC on ESPN 8

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2 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-16, some good exchanges between Edson Barboza and Dan Ige but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The black belt in tae-kwon-do Edson Barboza entered this fight with a mma record of 20-8-0 (65% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 lightweight in the world but he won just one out of his last five bouts, against Dan Hooker in 2018 (Edson Barboza vs Dan Hooker); after this fight he has been defeated by Justin Gaethje (4-stars fight, Edson Barboza vs Justin Gaethje) and Paul Felder in their rematch (Paul Felder vs Edson Barboza 2).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Dan Ige, has an official record of 13-2-0 (62% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.21 featherweight. He lost to Julio Arce in 2018 but since then he has won five consecutive fights defeating Danny Henry, Kevin Aguilar and Mirsad Bektic in his last three (Mirsad Bektic vs Dan Ige). Barboza vs Ige is on the undercard of Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris – UFC on ESPN 8. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Krzysztof Jotko vs Eryk Anders – fight Video UFC on ESPN 8

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2 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-16, fight not so exciting between Krzysztof Jotko and Eryk Anders: it gets two stars.

Krzysztof Jotko entered this fight with a professional record of 21-4-0 (33% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.22 middleweight in the world. He lost three consecutive fights between 2017 and 2018, the last one against Brad Tavares (Brad Tavares vs Krzysztof Jotko), but then he has beat Alen Amedovski and Marc-Andre Barriault in 2019 (Krzysztof Jotko vs Marc-Andre Barriault).
His opponent, Eryk Anders, has a mma record of 13-4-0 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.31 in the same weight class. He also lost three consecutive bouts, between 2018 and 2019, the last one with Khalil Rountree (Eryk Anders vs Khalil Rountree), but then he has defeated Vinicius Moreira and Gerald Meerschaert. Jotko vs Anders is on the undercard of Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris – UFC on ESPN 8. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Marlon Vera vs Yadong Song – fight Video UFC on ESPN 8

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3 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-16, pretty good fight between Marlon Vera and Song Yadong: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Marlon Vera entered this fight with a pro record of 15-5-1 (87% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.19 bantamweight in the world. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2017 and 2018, against John Lineker (John Lineker vs Marlon Vera) and Douglas Silva de Andrade but then he has won five fights defeating Frankie Saenz, Nohelin Hernandez and Andre Ewell in 2019.
His opponent, Yadong Song, has an official mma record of 15-4-1 (60% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.26 in the same weight class. He lost to Renat Ondar in 2016 but since then he has collected seven victories and one draw, in his last bout, against Cody Stamann; before this fight, in 2019, he had also beat Alejandro Perez. Vera vs Song is on the undercard of Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris – UFC on ESPN 8. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Anthony Smith vs Glover Teixeira – fight Video UFC FN 171

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3 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-13, good fight between Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Anthony Smith entered this fight with a professional mma record of 33-14-0 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 light heavyweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to current #1 light-Hw Jon Jones (via unanimous decision, Jon Jones vs Anthony Smith) and beating Alexander Gustafsson (Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith).
His opponent, the black belt in kajukenbo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu Glover Teixeira, has an official record of 30-7-0 (83% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He lost to Corey Anderson in 2018 (Glover Teixeira vs Corey Anderson) but then he has won over Karl Roberson (Glover Teixeira vs Karl Roberson), Ion Cutelaba (Glover Teixeira vs Ion Cutelaba) and Nikita Krylov (Glover Teixeira vs Nikita Krylov). Smith vs Teixeira is the main event of UFC Fight Night 171 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 29). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Ovince St Preux vs Ben Rothwell – fight Video UFC FN 171

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2 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-13, fight not particularly good between Ovince Saint Preux and Ben Rothwell: it gets two stars.

Ovince St Preux entered this fight with a pro mma record of 24-13-0 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.22 light heavyweight in the world but OSP won just two out of his last five bouts, against Tyson Pedro in 2018 (Ovince St Preux vs Tyson Pedro) and MichaL Oleksiejczuk in 2019; between these two fights he lost to Dominick Reyes (Ovince St Preux vs Dominick Reyes) and Nikita Krylov (Ovince St Preux vs Nikita Krylov 2).
His opponent, Ben Rothwell, has a record of 37-12-0 (92% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.30 heavyweight. He fought three times last year losing twice, against Blagoy Ivanov (Blagoy Ivanov vs Ben Rothwell) and Andrei Arlovski (Andrei Arlovski vs Ben Rothwell 2) but then he defeated Stefan Struve. Saint Preux vs Rothwell is on the undercard of Anthony Smith vs Glover Teixeira – UFC Fight Night 171 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 29). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Alexander Hernandez vs Drew Dober – fight Video UFC FN 171

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3 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-13, good exchanges between Alexander Hernandez and Drew Dober: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Alexander Hernandez entered this fight with a mma record of 11-2-0 (55% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Khabib Nurmagomedov). He fought twice last year losing to Donald Cerrone (Donald Cerrone vs Alexander Hernandez) and Francisco Trinaldo (Alexander Hernandez vs Francisco Trinaldo).
His opponent, Drew Dober, has an official record of 22-9-0 (68% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.35 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Beneil Dariush last year (Beneil Dariush vs Drew Dober) but then he has won over Marco Polo Reyes and Nasrat Haqparast. Hernandez vs Dober is on the undercard of Anthony Smith vs Glover Teixeira – UFC Fight Night 171 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 29). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Ray Borg vs Ricky Simon – fight Video UFC FN 171

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3 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-13, pretty good fight between Ray Borg and Ricky Simon: it gets three stars.

Ray Borg entered this fight with a professional record of 13-4-0 (54% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.31 bantamweight in the world. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2017 and 2019, against Demetrious Johnson (Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg) and Casey Kenney, but then he has beat Gabriel Silva and Rogerio Bontorin (Ray Borg vs Rogerio Bontorin).
His opponent, Ricky Simon, has a mma record of 15-3-0 (47% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.33 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year beating Rani Yahya (Rani Yahya vs Ricky Simon) and losing to Urijah Faber (Urijah Faber vs Ricky Simon) and Rob Font. Borg vs Simon is on the undercard of Anthony Smith vs Glover Teixeira – UFC Fight Night 171 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 29). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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