Category: MMA

Best fights of the week 41, year 2018

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 41: (Mon-Sun) from October 8, 2018 to October 14, 2018.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Lewis Ritson vs Francesco Patera
Boxing Knockout of the Week: Angel Acosta vs Abraham Rodriguez

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Fedor Emelianenko vs Chael Sonnen
Mma Knockout of the Week: Roy Nelson vs Sergei Kharitonov

 

2018 MMA fight – Benson Henderson vs Saad Awad – full fight Video Bellator 208

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-10-13, pretty good fight between Benson Henderson and Saad Awad: it gets three stars.

The black belt in tae-kwon-do, Bjj and former Ufc Lw champion Benson Henderson entered this fight with a professional record of 25-8-0 (56% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 lightweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Michael Chandler (Chandler vs Henderson) and Patricky Freire (Benson Henderson vs Patricky Freire); after this bout he has beat Roger Huerta in 2018 (Benson Henderson vs Roger Huerta).
His opponent, Saad Awad, has a mma record of 23-9-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.39 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2016, against Derek Anderson (Derek Anderson vs Saad Awad) and Brennan Ward but then he has won four fights defeating JJ Ambrose and Ryan Couture in 2018 (Saad Awad vs Ryan Couture). Henderson vs Awad is on the undercard of Fedor Emelianenko vs Chael Sonnen – Bellator 208. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Fedor Emelianenko vs Chael Sonnen – full fight Video Bellator 208

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-10-13, great fight between Fedor Emelianenko and Chael Sonnen: it gets three stars.

The 42-year-old former Pride, world combat sambo champion and black belt in judo Fedor Emelianenko entered this fight with a mma record of 37-5-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.26 heavyweight in the world. ‘The Last Emperor’ fought just four times since 2012 winning three bouts, against Singh Jaideep (Fedor Emelianenko vs Singh Jaideep), Fabio Maldonado (mma Fight of the Year candidate, Fedor vs Maldonado) and Frank Mir (hi last fight, Fedor Emelianenko vs Frank Mir), but in 2017 he had also lost once to Matt Mitrione (Fedor Emelianenko vs Matt Mitrione).
His opponent, Chael Sonnen, has an official record of 30-15-1 (40% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.22 in the same weight class. He lost to Tito Ortiz last year (Ortiz vs Sonnen) but then he has won over Wanderlei Silva (Sonnen vs Silva) and Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson (Quinton Rampage Jackson vs Chael Sonnen). Fedor vs Sonnen, main event of Bellator 208, is the semifinal of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Alexander Shlemenko vs Anatoly Tokov – full fight Video Bellator 208

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-10-13, fight not so exciting between Alexander Shlemenko and Anatoly Tokov: it gets two stars.

The former Bellator and M-1 Mw champion Alexander Shlemenko entered this fight with a pro record of 56-11-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.28 middleweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Gegard Mousasi (Gegard Mousasi vs Alexander Shlemenko) and Bruno Silva (Alexander Shlemenko vs Bruno Silva); before these two bouts he had beat Brandon Halsey (Shlemenko vs Halsey).
His opponent, Anatoly Tokov, has an official mma record of 26-2-0 (81% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.44 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Ramazan Emeev in 2016 (Ramazan Emeev vs Anatoly Tokov) but then he has won over Francisco France and Vladimir Filipovic. Shlemenko vs Tokov is on the undercard of Fedor Emelianenko vs Chael Sonnen – Bellator 208. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Cheick Kongo vs Timothy Johnson – full fight Video Bellator 208

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-10-13, good finish between Cheick Kongo and Timothy Johnson: it gets three stars.

The black belt in karate and kendo Cheick Kongo entered this fight with a record of 28-10-2 (61% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.15 heavyweight in the world. He lost to Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal in 2015 (Lawal vs Kongo) but then he has won six bouts beating Augusto Sakai (Cheick Kongo vs Augusto Sakai) and Javi Ayala in his last two (Cheick Kongo vs Javy Ayala).
His opponent, Timothy Johnson, has a mma record of 12-4-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.43 in the same weight class. He lost to Junior Albini in 2017 but he came back to win with Marcelo Golm in 2018 (Timothy Johnson vs Marcelo Golm). Kongo vs Johnson is on the undercard of Fedor Emelianenko vs Chael Sonnen – Bellator 208. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Roy Nelson vs Sergei Kharitonov – full fight Video Bellator 207

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-10-12, pretty good finish between Roy Nelson and Sergei Kharitonov: it gets three stars.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Tuf Hw tournament winner Roy Nelson entered this fight with a pro mma record of 23-15-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.19 heavyweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Alexander Volkov (Nelson vs Volkov) and Matt Mitrione (Roy Nelson vs Matt Mitrione 2); between these two bouts he beat Javy Ayala (Roy Nelson vs Javy Ayala).
His opponent, Sergei Kharitonov, has a record of 27-6-0 (93% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.30 in the same weight class. He lost to Javy Ayala in 2016 (Kharitonov vs Ayala) but then he has collected four victories and one no-contest, against Anotn Vyazigin (originally a majority decision for Sergei then overturned due to an accidental eye poke, Sergei Kharitonov vs Anton Vyazigin); before this bout he had defeated Joey Beltran (Sergei Kharitonov vs Joey Beltran). Nelson vs Kharitonov is on the undercard of Ryan Bader vs Matt Mitrione – Bellator 207. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Ryan Bader vs Matt Mitrione – full fight Video Bellator 207

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-10-12, some good exchanges between Ryan Bader and Matt Mitrione but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The black belt in Bjj, Bellator light-Hw champion and Tuf 8 tournament winner Ryan Bader entered this fight with a professional mma record of 25-5-0 (56% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Daniel Cormier). He lost to Anthony Johnson in 2016 (Johnson vs Bader) but then he has won five bouts beating Phil Davis (Davis vs Bader 2), Linton Vassell (Ryan Bader vs Linton Vassell) and Muhammed King Mo Lawal in his last three (Ryan Bader vs Muhammed King Mo Lawal).
His opponent, the black belt in karate Matt Mitrione, has an official record of 13-5-0 (85% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.13 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2015 and 2016, against Ben Rothwell (Rothwell vs Mitrione) and Travis Browne (Browne vs Mitrione), but then he has won four fights beating Fedor Emelianenko (Fedor Emelianenko vs Matt Mitrione) and Roy Nelson in his last two (Roy Nelson vs Matt Mitrione 2). Bader vs Mitrione, main event of Bellator 207, is the semifinal of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Best fights of the week 40, year 2018

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 40: (Mon-Sun) from October 1, 2018 to October 7, 2018.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Artur Beterbiev vs Callum Johnson
Boxing Knockout of the Week: Naoya Inoue vs Juan Carlos Payano

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor
Mma Knockout of the Week: Ovince St Preux vs Dominick Reyes

 

2018 MMA fight – Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor – fight Video UFC 229

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-10-06, great fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor: it gets three stars.

The undefeated black belt in judo, two time combat sambo world champion and Ufc Lw champ Khabib Nurmagomedov entered this fight with a perfect record of 26-0-0 (62% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 lightweight in the world. After suffering different injuries between 2014 and 2015, he fought twice in 2016 winning over Darrell Horcher (Nurmagomedov vs Horcher) and Michael Johnson (Johnson vs Nurmagomedov), and twice between 2017 and 2018 beating Edson Barboza (Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Edson Barboza) and Al Iaquinta (Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Al Iaquinta).
His opponent, the former Ufc Fw and Lw champ Conor McGregor, has an official mma record of 21-3-0 (90% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since November 12, 2016 when he defeated Eddie Alvarez (Eddie Alvarez vs Conor McGregor). Before this bout, in 2016, ‘The Notorius’ had faced Nate Diaz twice losing the first bout (4-stars fight, McGregor vs Diaz I) and winning the second one (Diaz vs McGregor II). McGregor vs Khabib main event of Ufc 229, is valid for the Ufc lightweight title (Khabib’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Tony Ferguson vs Anthony Pettis – fight Video UFC 229

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-10-06, nice and tough exchanges between Tony Ferguson and Anthony Pettis: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu (no-gi Bjj) and Tuf 13 tournament winner Tony Ferguson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 23-3-0 (78% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Khabib Nurmagomedov). ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson suffered his last defeat when he faced Michael Johnson in 2012, since then he has collected ten consecutive victories beating Landon Vannata (4-stars fight, Ferguson vs Vannata), Rafael dos Anjos (dos Anjos vs Ferguson) and Kevin Lee in his last three (Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee).
His opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do, Bjj and former Ufc Lw champion Anthony Pettis, has an official record of 21-7-0 (81% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class but he won just three out of his last eight bouts. He lost to Dustin Poirier at the end of 2017 (Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis) but he came back to win against Michael Chiesa in 2018 (Anthony Pettis vs Michael Chiesa). Ferguson vs Pettis is on the undercard of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor – UFC 229. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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