Category: MMA

Best fights of the week 49, year 2018

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 49: (Mon-Sun) from December 3, 2018 to December 9, 2018.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jose Pedraza
Boxing Knockout of the Week: Michel Soro vs Greg Vendetti

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Max Holloway vs Brian Ortega
Mma Knockout of the Week: Jimi Manuwa vs Thiago Santos
Mma Submission of the Week: Gunnar Nelson vs Alex Oliveira

 

2018 MMA fight – Max Holloway vs Brian Ortega – fight Video UFC 231

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-12-08, great fight between Max Holloway and Brian Ortega: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night, UFC Performance of the Night).

The Ufc Fw champion Max Holloway entered this fight with a professional record of 19-3-0 (58% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 featherweight in the world. He suffered two consecutive defeats in 2013, against Dennis Bermudez and Conor McGregor (McGregor vs Holloway), but then he has won twelve consecutive bouts beating Anthony Pettis (Holloway vs Pettis) and Jose Aldo in his last three (Aldo vs Holloway I and Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo II).
His opponent, the undefeated black belt in Bjj Brian Ortega, has a perfect mma record of 14-0-0 (71% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. Between 2017 and 2018 he has fought three times winning over Renato Moicano Carneiro (Carneiro vs Ortega), Cub Swanson (Cub Swanson vs Brian Ortega) and Frankie Edgar (Frankie Edgar vs Brian Ortega). Holloway vs Ortega, main event of UFC 231, is valid for the Ufc featherweight title (Holloway’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Valentina Shevchenko vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk – fight Video UFC 231

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-12-08, fight not so exciting between Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk: it gets two stars.

The black belt in tae-kwon-do, judo and former Wako, Wmf and Kunlun fight kickboxing champion Valentina Shevchenko entered this fight with a pro mma record of 15-3-0 (73% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s flyweight in the world. She lost to current #1 Ufc women’s Bw champion Amanda Nunes last year (via split decision, Nunes vs Shevchenko 2) but she came back to win in 2018 with Priscila Cachoeira (Valentina Shevchenko vs Priscila Cachoeira).
Her opponent, the former Wkn kickboxing and former Ufc strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk, has an official record of 15-2-0 (33% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.3 women’s strawweight. She lost two consecutive bouts between 2017 and 2018, against current #1 Rose Namajunas (Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Rose Namajunas I and Rose Namajunas vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk II), but then she came back to win with Tecia Torres (Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Tecia Torres). They already faced each other three times with muay thai rules (between 2006 and 2008) and Valentina won the three bouts; Shevchenko vs Jedrzejczyk is valid for the vacant Ufc Women’s flyweight title; undercard of Max Holloway vs Brian Ortega – UFC 231. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Gunnar Nelson vs Alex Oliveira – fight Video UFC 231

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-12-08, good finish between Gunnar Nelson and Alex Oliveira: it gets three stars.

The black belt in karate and Brazilian jiu-jitsu Gunnar Nelson entered this fight with a mma record of 16-3-1 (94% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since July 16, 2017 when he was defeated by Santiago Ponzinibbio (Gunnar Nelson vs Santiago Ponzinibbio); before this bout he had beat Alan Jouban (Nelson vs Jouban).
His opponent, Alex Oliveira, has an official record of 19-5-1 (84% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.16 welterweight in the world. He lost to Yancy Medeiros last year (Alex Oliveira vs Yancy Medeiros) but then ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira has won over Carlos Condit (Carlos Condit vs Alex Oliveira) and Carlo Pedersoli Jr (Alex Oliveira vs Carlo Pedersoli Jr). Nelson vs Oliveira is on the undercard of Max Holloway vs Brian Ortega – UFC 231. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Hakeem Dawodu vs Kyle Bochniak – fight Video UFC 231

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-12-08, fight not particularly good between Hakeem Dawodu and Kyle Bochniak: it gets two stars.

Hakeem Dawodu entered this fight with a professional record of 8-1-1 (75% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.137 featherweight in the world. He has fought twice in 2018 losing to Danny Henry and beating Austin Arnett.
His opponent, Kyle Bochniak, has a mma record of 8-3-0 (50% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.147 in the same weight class. He has also fought twice this year defeating Brandon Davis and losing to Zabit Magomedsharipov (Zabit Magomedsharipov vs Kyle Bochniak). Dawodu vs Bochniak is on the undercard of Max Holloway vs Brian Ortega – UFC 231. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Jimi Manuwa vs Thiago Santos – fight Video UFC 231

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-12-08, nice and tough exchanges between Jimi Manuwa and Thiago Santos: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Jimi Manuwa entered this fight with a pro record of 17-4-0 (94% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 light heavyweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Jan Blachowicz in 2018 (Jimi Manuwa vs Jan Blachowicz 2) and Volkan Oezdemir in 2017 (Jimi Manuwa vs Volkan Oezdemir); before this bout he had beat Corey Anderson (Jimi Manuwa vs Corey Anderson).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Thiago Santos, has an official mma record of 19-6-0 (74% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class. Thiago ‘Marreta’ lost to David Branch in April (David Branch vs Thiago Santos) but then he has beat Kevin Holland (Thiago Santos vs Kevin Holland) and Eryk Anders (Thiago Santos vs Eryk Anders). Manuwa vs Santos is on the undercard of Max Holloway vs Brian Ortega – UFC 231. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Best fights of the week 48, year 2018

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 48: (Mon-Sun) from November 26, 2018 to December 2, 2018.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury
Boxing Knockout of the Week: Adonis Stevenson vs Oleksandr Gvozdyk

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Junior dos Santos vs Tai Tuivasa
Mma Submission of the Week: Juan Espino Dieppa vs Justin Frazier

 

2018 MMA fight – Daniel Weichel vs Goiti Yamauchi – full fight Video Bellator 210

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-11-30, fight not particularly good between Daniel Weichel and Goiti Yamauchi: it gets two stars.

The black belt in Bjj and former M-1 Global Lw champion Daniel Weichel entered this fight with a professional mma record of 39-10-0 (69% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.16 featherweight in the world but he comes off the loss against Patricio Freire (Patricio Freire vs Daniel Weichel); before this bout, in 2017, he had beat John Teixeira da Conceicao (Daniel Weichel vs John Teixeira).
His opponent, Goiti Yamauchi (black belt in Bjj as well), has an official record of 22-4-0 (86% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.54 lightweight. He has also fought and lost once in 2018, against Michael Chandler (Michael Chandler vs Goiti Yamauchi) and he had fought and won once in 2017 beating Adam Piccolotti. Weichel vs Yamauchi is on the undercard of Chidi Njokuani vs John Salter – Bellator 210. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Junior dos Santos vs Tai Tuivasa – fight Video UFC FN 142

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-12-02, nice exchanges between Junior dos Santos and Tai Tuivasa: it gets three stars.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Hw champion Junior dos Santos entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-5-0 (74% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Daniel Cormier). ‘Cigano’ dos Santos lost the rematch with Stipe Miocic last year (Stipe Miocic vs Junior dos Santos 2) but he came back to win in July 2018 against Blagoy Ivanov (Junior dos Santos vs Blagoy Ivanov).
His opponent, the undefeated Tai Tuivasa, has a perfect record of 8-0-0 (88% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.16 in the same weight class. He has already fought twice in 2018 winning over Cyril Asker (Tai Tuivasa vs Cyril Asker) and Andrei Arlovski (Andrei Arlovski vs Tai Tuivasa). JDS dos Santos vs Tuivasa is the main event of the UFC Fight Night 142. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Tyson Pedro – fight Video UFC FN 142

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-12-02, pretty good fight between Mauricio Shogun Rua and Tyson Pedro: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Bjj, former Pride Mw and Ufc light-Hw champion Mauricio Shogun Rua entered this fight with a mma record of 25-11-0 (84% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.21 light heavyweight in the world but he comes off the loss against Anthony Smith (Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Anthony Smith); before this bout, in 2017, he had beat Gian Villante (Mauricio Rua vs Gian Villante).
His opponent, the black belt in Japanese jiu-jitsu and kempo Tyson Pedro, has an official record of 7-2-0 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.36 in the same weight class but he lost two ouy of his last three fights, against Ilir Latifi (Ilir Latifi vs Tyson Pedro) and Ovince St Preux (Ovince St Preux vs Tyson Pedro); between these two bouts he beat Saparbek Safarov (Tyson Pedro vs Saparbek Safarov). Shogun Rua vs Pedro is on the undercard of Junior dos Santos vs Tai Tuivasa – UFC Fight Night 142. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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