The black belt in hapkido, judo and tae-kwon-do Chan Sung Jung entered this fight with a professional mma record of 14-4-0 (86% finishing rate) while his opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do Yair Rodriguez, has an official record of 10-2-0 (50% finishing rate). Both fighters are not ranked as they haven’t fought for more than one year: ‘The Korean Zombie’ was defeated by Jose Aldo in 2013 (Aldo vs Jung) but then he beat Dennis Bermudez in February 2017 (Dennis Bermudez vs Chan Sung Jung) while ‘Pantera’ Rodriguez fought twice last year defeating BJ Penn in January (Rodriguez vs Penn) and losing to Frankie Edgar in May (Frankie Edgar vs Yair Rodriguez).Jung vs Rodriguez is the main event of UFC Fight Night 139. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Category: BEST FIGHTS
The Wbc super-Fw and former interim Wbo champion Miguel Berchelt entered this fight with a pro record of 34-1-0 (30 KOs=88%) and he is ranked as the No.1 super featherweight in the world. ‘El Alacran’ Berchelt suffered his only loss when he faced Luis Eduardo Florez in 2014, since then he has won 13 consecutive bouts beating Takashi Miura (Miguel Berchelt vs Takashi Miura), Maxwell Awuku (Miguel Berchelt vs Maxwell Awuku) and Jonathan Victor Barros in his last three (Miguel Berchelt vs Jonathan Victor Barros).
His opponent, Miguel Roman, has an official boxing record of 60-12-0 (47 KOs=78%) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. Mickey Roman lost to Takashi Miura last year (Roman vs Miura) but then he has won four bouts defeating Aristides Perez (Miguel Roman vs Aristides Perez) and Michel Marcano in 2018 (Miguel Roman vs Michel Marcano). Berchelt vs Roman is valid for the WBC World super featherweight title (Berchelt’s fourth defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
The undefeated Lewis Ritson entered this fight with a perfect record of 17-0-0 (11 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.13 lightweight in the world. He has already fought four times in 2018 winning over Joe Murray, Scott Cardle (Lewis Ritson vs Scott Cardle), Paul Hyland Jnr (Lewis Ritson vs Paul Hyland Jnr) and Oscar Amadro.
His opponent, Francesco Patera, has a boxing record of 19-3-0 (7 knockouts) and he entered as the No.56 in the same weight class. He faced Edis Tatli twice in 2017 winning the first bout but losing the second one; after this fight he has beat Ruben Gouveia. Ritson vs Patera is valid for the vacant EBU European lightweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
The Wbo Flw champion Sho Kimura entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 17-1-2 (10 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.5 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Cristofer Rosales). He suffered his only defeat at his pro boxing debut in 2013, against Shosuke Oji, since then he has collected 17 victories and two draws beating Zou Shiming (Shiming vs Kimura), Toshiyuki Igarashi (Sho Kimura vs Toshiyuki Igarashi) and Froilan Saludar in his last three (Sho Kimura vs Froilan Saludar).
His opponent, the undefeated world champion in two different weight classes Kosei Tanaka, has a perfect record of 11-0-0 (7 knockouts) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. In his last three bouts he has won over Angel Acosta (Tanaka vs Acosta), Palangpol CP Freshmart (Kosei Tanaka vs Palangpol CP Freshmart) and Ronnie Baldonado (Kosei Tanaka vs Ronnie Baldonado). Kosei vs Kimura is valid for the WBO World flyweight title (Kimura’s third defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
The undefeated former Olympian and current Wbc, Wba and Ibo champion Gennady Golovkin entered this fight with a pro record of 38-0-1 (34 KOs=89%) and he is ranked as the No.1 middleweight in the world. In his last three fights he has beat Daniel Jacobs in 2017 (Golovkin vs Jacobs) and Vanes Martirosyan in 2018 (Gennady Golovkin vs Vanes Martirosyan) but between these two bouts he drew with Saul Alvarez in their first fight (controversial decision, Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin).
His opponent, the former world champion in two different weight classes Saul Canelo Alvarez, has an official boxing record of 49-1-2 (34 knockouts) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class but he comes off the draw with ‘GGG’ Golovkin; they had to face again in May 2018 but the Mexican tested positive for two drug tests after their first clash. Before this bout Canelo suffered his only loss when he faced Floyd Mayweather Jr in 2013 (via majority decision, Mayweather vs Alvarez), since then Alvarez had won seven consecutive fights defeating Amir Khan (4-stars fight, Canelo vs Khan), Liam Smith (Canelo vs Smith) and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr in his last three (Canelo vs Chavez Jr). Their first fight ended in a controversial split draw (110-118 for Alvarez, 115-113 for Golovkin, 114-114) but in the CompuBox Punch Stats Canelo got just 169 punches landed out of 505 thrown (33.5%), while Gennady 218 out of 703 punches thrown (31%). Moreover, some of the most important media scored the first fight in this way: ESPN.com 116-112 for Golovkin, Harold Lederman from HBO 116-112 for Golovkin and the Associated Press 114-114. Canelo vs Golovkin 2 is valid for the IBO, WBA, WBC World middleweight titles. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Both undefeated, the former Olympian and current Wbc light-Ww champion Jose Carlos Ramirez entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 22-0-0 (16 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.18 super lightweight in the world while his opponent, Antonio Orozco, has an official record of 27-0-0 (17 knockouts) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. In their last three bouts Ramirez has won over Jake Giuriceo, Mike Reed (Jose Carlos Ramirez vs Mike Reed) and Amir Imam (Jose Carlos Ramirez vs Amir Imam) while Orozco has beat Abner Lopez (Antonio Orozco vs Abner Lopez), Keandre Gibson (Antonio Orozco vs Keandre Gibson) and Martin Honorio. Ramirez vs Orozco is valid for the WBC World super lightweight title (Ramirez’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
The undefeated former Olympian Floyd Mayweather Jr entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 23-0-0 (17 knockouts) and at that time, in 2000, he was the Wbc super-Fw champion; in his previous three bouts he had won over Justin Juuko, Carlos Gerena and Gregorio Vargas.
His opponent, Emanuel Augustus Burton, had an official record of 22-16-4 (10 knockouts) and he had already fought three times in 2000 before facing Floyd: losing to Teddy Reid (4-stars fight, Emanuel Augustus Burton vs Teddy Reid) and John John Molina but then he had beat Gerald Gray. Mayweather vs Augustus was the main event of the evening; after twelve years, in 2012, Mayweather said Augustus was the toughest fighter he had faced:”I’m going to rate Emanuel Augustus first compared to all the guys that I’ve faced…He didn’t have the best record in the sport of boxing, he has never won a world title, but he came to fight.” Watch the video and rate this fight!
Goga Shamatava entered this fight with a professional mma record of 12-4-0 (92% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.82 bantamweight in the world. He suffered two consecutive losses in 2014, against Viktor Kichigin and Vugar Mamedzade, but then he has won ten fights beating Mitchell Cadeau, Raymison Bruno Souza De Oliveira and Diego Silva in 2017.
His opponent, Pavel Pastushkov, has an official record of 3-1-0 (67% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he suffered his only defeat last year when he faced Bislan Shekhetel, after this bout he has beat Viktor Bundeev and Aslan Khaladov. Shamatava vs Pastushkov is on the undercard of Abdul Aziz Abdulvakhabov vs Ali Bagov – ACB 89. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Dereck Chisora entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 28-8-0 (20 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.21 heavyweight in the world. He lost to Agit Kabayel last year (Dereck Chisora vs Agit Kabayel) but he came back to win in 2018 with Zakaria Azzouzi.
His opponent, the former Olympian Carlos Takam, has a record of 35-4-1 (27 KOs=77%) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year beating Marcin Rekowski and Ivica Bacurin but then he lost to Anthony Joshua (Anthony Joshua vs Carlos Takam). Chisora vs Takam is valid for the vacant WBA International heavyweight title; undercard of Dillian Whyte vs Joseph Parker. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Emanuel Augustus Burton entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 21-14-4 (10 knockouts) and before this bout, in 1999, he had fought four times beating Jamar Carter and Terrell Finger but losing also to Allan Vester and Antonio Diaz.
His opponent, Teddy Reid, has an official record of 15-3-1 (11 knockouts) and before this fight he had lost with Andrew Lewis in 1998 but then he had won four consecutive bouts. Augustus vs Reid was valid for the interim NABF super lightweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!