Category: MMA

Best fights of the week 15, year 2018

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 15: (Mon-Sun) from April 9, 2018 to April 15, 2018.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Daigo Higa vs Cristofer Rosales
Boxing Knockout of the Week: Keita Obara vs Alvin Lagumbay

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje
Mma Submission of the Week: Michael Chandler vs Brandon Girtz

 

2018 MMA fight – John Moraga vs Wilson Reis – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, pretty good fight between John Moraga and Wilson Reis: it gets three stars.

John Moraga entered this fight with a pro record of 18-6-0 (61% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Demetrious Johnson). He lost three consecutive bouts between 2015 and 2017, the last one with Sergio Pettis (Pettis vs Moraga), but then he has won over Ashkan Mokhtarian and Magomed Bibulatov (Magomed Bibulatov vs John Moraga).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Wilson Reis, has an official mma record of 22-8-0 (45% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year beating Yuta Sasaki (Reis vs Sasaki) but then he lost to Demetrious Johnson (Johnson vs Reis) and Henry Cejudo (Henry Cejudo vs Wilson Reis). Moraga vs Reis is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 best MMA fight – Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, exciting and tough fight thanks to a great performance by both fighters: Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje is one of the best mma fights of 2018 and it gets four stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Dustin Poirier entered this fight with a pro mma record of 22-5-0 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 lightweight in the world. He was defeated by Michael Johnson in 2016 (Poirier vs Johnson) but then he beat Jim Miller (Miller vs Poirier) and Anthony Pettis in 2017 (Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis); between these two bouts he faced also current #1 Lw Eddie Alvarez but the bout ended in a no-contest since Alvarez landed illegal knees (Alvarez vs Poirier).
His opponent, the former Wsof Lw champion Justin Gaethje, has a record of 18-1-0 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class but he comes off his first loss, suffered against Eddie Alvarez (Eddie Alvarez vs Justin Gaethje); before this bout, in 2017, he had won over Michael Johnson (Mma Fight of the year 2017 candidate, Johnson vs Gaethje). Poirier vs Gaethje is the main event of UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Carlos Condit vs Alex Oliveira – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, good finish between Carlos Condit and Alex Oliveira: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in gaidojutsu and former interim Ufc Ww champion Carlos Condit entered this fight with a mma record of 30-11-0 (93% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.19 welterweight in the world but but he comes off three consecutive losses, the last one with Neil Magny (Carlos Condit vs Neil Magny). His last victory was in 2015 with Thiago Alves (Condit vs Alves).
His opponent, Alex Oliveira, has an official record of 17-5-1 (82% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class. ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira fought three times last year winning over Tim Means (Means vs Oliveira 2) and Ryan LaFlare (Oliveira vs LaFlare) but then he lost to Yancy Medeiros (Alex Oliveira vs Yancy Medeiros). Condit vs Oliveira is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, some good singles shots between Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The undefeated former Glory kickboxing fighter Israel Adesanya entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 12-0-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.63 middleweight in the world. In his last three bouts he has beat Melvin Guillard, Stuart Dare and Rob Wilkinson.
His opponent, Marvin Vettori, has a record of 12-3-1 (83% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.52 in the same weight class. He lost to Antonio Carlos Jr in 2016, but then he defeated Vitor Miranda and drew with Omari Akhmedov in 2017. Adesanya vs Vettori is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Tim Boetsch vs Antonio Carlos Jr – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, good exchanges between Tim Boetsch and Antonio Carlos Jr: it gets three stars.

Tim Boetsch entered this fight with a professional record of 21-11-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.15 middleweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (Souza vs Boetsch) and beating Johny Hendricks (Johny Hendricks vs Tim Boetsch).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and Tuf Brazil 3 tournament winner Antonio Carlos Jr, has a mma record of 9-2-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.29 in the same weight class. ‘Cara de Sapato’ Carlos Junior suffered his last loss when he faced Dan Kelly in 2016 (Antonio Carlos Jr vs Daniel Kelly), after this bout he has won four fights beating Eric Spicely and Jack Marshman in 2017. Boetsch vs Carlos Jr is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Brad Tavares vs Krzysztof Jotko – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, disappointing fight between Brad Tavares and Krzysztof Jotko: it gets two stars.

Brad Tavares entered this fight with a record of 16-4-0 (37% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 middleweight in the world. He lost to Robert Whittaker in 2015 (Tavares vs Whittaker) but then he has won over Caio Magalhaes, Elias Theodorou (Elias Theodorou vs Brad Tavares) and Thales Leites.
His opponent, Krzysztof Jotko, has a mma record of 19-3-0 (37% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.22 in the same weight class but he come off two consecutive losses, with David Branch (Krzysztof Jotko vs David Branch) and Uriah Hall (Krzysztof Jotko vs Uriah Hall). Tavares vs Jotko is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Michael Chandler vs Brandon Girtz – full fight Video Bellator 197

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-13, good finish between Michael Chandler and Brandon Girtz: it gets three stars.

The former Bellator Lw champion Michael Chandler entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-4-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 lightweight in the world. He fought and lost once in 2017, against Brent Primus (Michael Chandler vs Brent Primus), but he came back to win in 2018 with Goiti Yamauchi (Michael Chandler vs Goiti Yamauchi).
His opponent, Brandon Girtz, has an official record of 15-7-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.90 in the same weight class. He suffered three consecutive losses between 2016 and 2017, the last one with Derek Campos (Derek Campos vs Brandon Girtz 3), but then he has beat Luka Jelcic. Chandler vs Girtz is the main event of Bellator 197. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Best fights of the week 14, year 2018

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 14: (Mon-Sun) from April 2, 2018 to April 8, 2018.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Erislandy Lara vs Jarrett Hurd
Boxing Knockout of the Week: Renold Quinlan vs Damien Hooper

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Zabit Magomedsharipov vs Kyle Bochniak
Mma Submission of the Week: Benson Henderson vs Roger Huerta

 

2018 MMA fight – Renato Carneiro vs Calvin Kattar – fight Video UFC 223

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-07, fight not particularly good between Renato Moicano Carneiro and Calvin Kattar: it gets two stars.

The black belt in Bjj Renato Carneiro entered this fight with a professional record of 11-1-1 (45% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he is ranked as the No.17 featherweight in the world. He fought twice last year beating Jeremy Stephens (Stephens vs Carneiro) and losing to Brian Ortega (Renato Carneiro vs Brian Ortega).
His opponent, Calvin Kattar, has a mma record of 18-2-0 (56% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.23 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Don Carlo-Clauss in 2010, since then he has won ten consecutive bouts beating Andre Fili in 2017 and Shane Burgos in 2018 (Calvin Kattar vs Shane Burgos). Moicano vs Kattar is on the undercard of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Al Iaquinta – UFC 223. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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