Category: BEST FIGHTS

2018 best BOXING fight – Gennady Golovkin vs Saul Canelo Alvarez 2 – full fight Video IBO, WBA, WBC

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-09-15, tough fight with some nice combinations, this is professional boxing at his very very best: Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin 2 is one of the best boxing fights of 2018 and it gets four stars!

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!

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2018 best BOXING fight – Jose Ramirez vs Antonio Orozco – fight Video WBC

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-09-14, tremendous battle thanks to an amazing performance by both boxers: Jose Carlos Ramirez vs Antonio Orozco is one of the best boxing fights of 2018 and it gets four stars!

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!

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2000 best BOXING fight – Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Emanuel Augustus – full fight Video

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2000-10-21, entertaining fight thanks to some nice exchanges and a high pace: Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Emanuel Augustus Burton is one of the best boxing fights of 2000 and it gets four stars (thanks to “Mattsnow” who recommended this bout to us).

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!

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2018 best MMA fight – Goga Shamatava vs Pavel Pastushkov – full fight Video ACB 89

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-09-08, some good exchanges and an amazing finish: Goga Shamatava vs Pavel Pastushkov is one of the best mma fights of 2018 and it gets four stars!

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!

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2018 best BOXING fight – Dereck Chisora vs Carlos Takam – full fight Video

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-07-28, great performance and exciting fight with some tough exchanges from the first bell: Dereck Chisora vs Carlos Takam is one of the best boxing fights of 2018 and it gets four stars!

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!

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2000 best BOXING fight – Emanuel Augustus Burton vs Teddy Reid – full fight Video

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2000-03-19, exciting fight thanks to a great performance by both boxers and some tough exchanges from the first bell: Emanuel Augustus Burton vs Teddy Reid is one of the best boxing fights of 2000 and it gets four stars (thanks to “Mattsnow” who recommended this bout to us).

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!

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2018 best BOXING fight – Alex Saucedo vs Leonardo Zappavigna – fight Video

4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-30, tough fight with some tremendous exchanges and one of the best rounds of the year: Alex Saucedo vs Leonardo Zappavigna is one of the best boxing fights of 2018 and it gets four stars!

The undefeated Alex Saucedo entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 27-0-0 (17 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.22 super lightweight in the world. In his last three fights he has won over Wilberth Lopez, Gustavo David Vittori and Abner Lopez.
His opponent, the former Ibo Lw champion Leonardo Zappavigna, has an official record of 37-3-0 (27 knockouts) and he entered as the No.58 welterweight. He lost to Sergey Lipinets in 2016 (Sergey Lipinets vs Leonardo Zappavigna) but then he has beat Fidel Monterrosa Munoz and Nestor Faccio. Saucedo vs Zappavigna is on the undercard of Gilberto Ramirez vs Roamer Angulo. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Best of MMA: Ranking of the best mma Fights of the Year 2018 by ATBF

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‘Best of Mma’, is the annual ranking of the best mma fights of the year 2018 (best Ufc fights and other promotions), matches rated by AllTheBestFights.

Clicking on the names of the fighters you can watch and rate the video of the fight (if it is available on the web) and read some info about it. However, you do not find a link for all the mma matches because we create a single post just for the 4 and 5 stars fights or for the most important ones.

Comment this post if you want to suggest your favorite mma fight and to help us creating the best mma ranking of all the most spectacular fights!

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2018 best K-1 MUAY THAI fight – Siam Petchnapachai vs Rungsanchai – full fight Video

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-03-17, awesome finish between Siam Petchnapachai and Rungsanchai Chor Rattanachai: this is one of the best muay thai fights of 2018 and it gets four stars!

Siam Petchnapachai (also known as Siam Petcrnpachai) entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 40-20-1 while his opponent, Rungsanchai Chor Rattanachai (red trunks), has an official record of 47-19-7. Siam Petchnapachai vs Rungsanchai was held at MAX Muay Thai Stadium, Pattaya, Thailand – The Champion Muay Thai. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 best K-1 MUAY THAI fight – Kulabdum vs Muangthai 2 – full fight Video

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-05, close fight with some tremendous exchanges and nice elbows: Kulabdum Sor Jor Piek-Uthai vs Muangthai Sor Boonyiam 2 is one of the best muay thai fights of 2018 and it gets four stars!

Kulabdum Sor Jor Piek-Uthai (also known as Kulabdam or Kularbdam) entered this fight with a professional kickboxing record of 58-2-0 (15 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 lightweight in the world while his opponent, the former Lumpinee light-Flw champion Muangthai Sor Boonyiam (now Muangthai PKSaenchaimuaythaigym), has an official record of 72-37-1 (17 knockouts) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. Muangthai (blue trunks) has already fought twice in 2018 losing to Rambo PetchPTT and winning over Mongkoldetlek Kesagym. In their first bout Muangthai beat Kulabdum via decision (November 7, 2017); this second fight is the main event of the evening at the Lumpinee Stadium. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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