Category: MMA

Best fights of the week 32, year 2020

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 32: (Mon-Sun) from August 3, 2020 to August 9, 2020.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Jamal James vs Thomas Dulorme

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Derrick Lewis vs Alexey Oleynik
Mma Knockout of the Week: Beneil Dariush vs Scott Holtzman

 

2020 MMA fight – Derrick Lewis vs Alexey Oleynik – fight Video UFC FN 174

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3 Star RatingReview by : 2020-08-08, good fight between Derrick Lewis and Aleksei Oleinik: it gets three stars.
Derrick Lewis entered this fight with a mma record of 23-7-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic). He lost two consecutive bouts between 2018 and 2019, against Daniel Cormier (Daniel Cormier vs Derrick Lewis) and Junior dos Santos (Derrick Lewis vs Junior dos Santos), but then he has beat Blagoy Ivanov (Derrick Lewis vs Blagoy Ivanov) and Ilir Latifi (Derrick Lewis vs Ilir Latifi).
His opponent, the black belt in jujutsu, Bjj and former world combat sambo champ Alexey Oleynik, has an official record of 59-13-1 (92% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class. He also lost two consecutive fights, in 2019, against Alistair Overeem (Alistair Overeem vs Alexey Oleynik) and Walt Harris (Alexey Oleynik vs Walt Harris), but then he has defeated Maurice Greene (Alexey Oleynik vs Maurice Greene) and Fabricio Werdum (Alexey Oleynik vs Fabricio Werdum). Oleynik vs Lewis is the main event of the UFC Fight Night 174 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 32). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Beneil Dariush vs Scott Holtzman – fight Video UFC FN 174

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3 Star RatingReview by : 2020-08-08, good exchanges between Beneil Dariush and Scott Holtzman: it gets three stars.
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Beneil Dariush entered this fight with a pro record of 18-4-1 (67% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.15 lightweight in the world. He lost to Alexander Hernandez in 2018 but then he has won four bouts defeating Frank Camacho (Beneil Dariush vs Frank Camacho) and Drakkar Klose in his last two (Beneil Dariush vs Drakkar Klose).
His opponent, Scott Holtzman, has an official mma record of 14-3-0 (50% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.25 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Nik Lentz last year but then he has beat Dong Hyun Ma and Jim Miller. Holtzman vs Dariush is on the undercard of Derrick Lewis vs Alexey Oleynik – UFC Fight Night 174 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 32). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Chris Weidman vs Omari Akhmedov – fight Video UFC FN 174

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3 Star RatingReview by : 2020-08-08, pretty good fight between Chris Weidman and Omari Akhmedov: it gets three stars.
The black belt in Bjj and former UFC Mw champion Chris Weidman entered this fight with a professional record of 14-5-0 (72% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.15 middleweight in the world but he won just one out of his last six fights, against Kelvin Gastelum in 2017 (Chris Weidman vs Kelvin Gastelum); after this bout he has lost to Ronaldo Jacare Souza (Chris Weidman vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza) and Dominick Reyes (Dominick Reyes vs Chris Weidman).
His opponent, Omari Akhmedov, has a mma record of 20-4-1 (60% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2015 and 2016, against Sergio Moraes and Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos, but then he has collected one draw and five victories beating Ian Heinisch in his last one. Akhmedov vs Weidman is on the undercard of Derrick Lewis vs Alexey Oleynik – UFC Fight Night 174 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 32). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Matt Mitrione vs Timothy Johnson – full fight Video Bellator 243

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2 Star RatingReview by : 2020-08-07, fight not particularly good between Matt Mitrione and Timothy Johnson: it gets two stars.
The black belt in karate Matt Mitrione entered this fight with a pro mma record of 13-7-0 (85% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.24 heavyweight in the world. His last victory occurred in 2018 when he beat Roy Nelson (Roy Nelson vs Matt Mitrione 2); after this bout he lost to Ryan Bader (Ryan Bader vs Matt Mitrione) and he faced twice Sergei Kharitonov (no contest their first bout Matt Mitrione vs Sergei Kharitonov and another loss in their second one Matt Mitrione vs Sergei Kharitonov 2).
His opponent, Timothy Johnson, has a record of 13-6-0 (77% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.46 in the same weight class but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Cheick Kongo (Cheick Kongo vs Timothy Johnson) and Vitaly Minakov (Vitaly Minakov vs Timothy Johnson); after this bout he comes back to win with Tyrell Fortune in 2020. Johnson vs Mitrione is on the undercard of Michael Chandler vs Benson Henderson 2 – Bellator 243. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Michael Chandler vs Benson Henderson 2 – full fight Video Bellator 243

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3 Star RatingReview by : 2020-08-07, pretty good fight between Michael Chandler and Benson Henderson 2: it gets three stars.
The former Bellator Lw champion Michael Chandler entered this fight with a professional mma record of 20-5-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.16 lightweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to Patricio Pitbull Freire (Michael Chandler vs Patricio Freire) and beating Sidney Outlaw (Michael Chandler vs Sidney Outlaw).
His opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do, Bjj and former Ufc Lw champ Benson Henderson, has an official record of 28-8-0 (50% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive defeats between 2016 and 2017, against Chandler in their first bout (Michael Chandler vs Benson Henderson) and with Patricky Freire (Benson Henderson vs Patricky Freire), but then he has won four bouts defeating Myles Jury in his last one (Benson Henderson vs Myles Jury). Henderson vs Chandler 2 is the main event of the Bellator 243. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Best fights of the week 31, year 2020

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 31: (Mon-Sun) from July 27, 2020 to August 2, 2020.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Sam Eggington vs Ted Cheeseman

 

K-1 Muay Thai Fight of the Week: Rodtang Jitmuangnon vs Petchdam Petchyindee 3

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Derek Brunson vs Edmen Shahbazyan

 

2020 MMA fight – Vicente Luque vs Randy Brown – fight Video UFC FN 173

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2 Star RatingReview by : 2020-08-01, fight not so exciting between Vicente Luque and Randy Brown: it gets two stars (UFC Performance of the Night).
Vicente Luque entered this fight with a mma record of 18-7-1 (89% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 welterweight in the world. He lost to Stephen Thompson last year (Stephen Thompson vs Vicente Luque) but he comes back to win against Niko Price in 2020.
His opponent, Randy Brown, has an official record of 12-3-0 (83% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.40 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Niko Price in 2018 but then he beat Bryan Barberena and Warlley Alves in 2019. Brown vs Luque is on the undercard of Derek Brunson vs Edmen Shahbazyan – UFC Fight Night 173 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 31 or UFC Vegas 5). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Joanne Calderwood vs Jennifer Maia – fight Video UFC FN 173

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2 Star RatingReview by : 2020-08-01, pretty good finish between Joanne Calderwood and Jennifer Maia but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two (UFC Performance of the Night).
The former ISKA kickboxing world champion Joanne Calderwood entered this fight with a pro mma record of 14-4-0 (43% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.9 women’s flyweight in the world. She fought twice last year losing to Katlyn Chookagian and beating Andrea Lee.
Her opponent, the former Invicta FC champ Jennifer Maia, has a record of 17-6-1 (47% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.6 in the same weight class. She fought three times in 2019 defeating Alexis Davis and Roxanne Modafferi but then she lost to Katlyn Chookagian. Maia vs Calderwood is on the undercard of Derek Brunson vs Edmen Shahbazyan – UFC Fight Night 173 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 31 or UFC Vegas 5). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Derek Brunson vs Edmen Shahbazyan – fight Video UFC FN 173

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3 Star RatingReview by : 2020-08-01, good fight between Derek Brunson and Edmen Shahbazyan: it gets three stars.
Derek Brunson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 20-7-0 (70% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 middleweight in the world. He lost consecutive bouts in 2018, against Ronaldo Jacare Souza (Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Derek Brunson 2) and Israel Adesanya (Derek Brunson vs Israel Adesanya), but then he has won over Elias Theodorou (Derek Brunson vs Elias Theodorou) and Ian Heinisch (Derek Brunson vs Ian Heinisch).
His opponent, the undefeated Edmen Shahbazyan, has a perfect record of 11-0-0 (91% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.21 in the same weight class. In his last three fights he has beat Charles Byrd, Jack Marshman and Brad Tavares. Shahbazyan vs Brunson is the main event of UFC Fight Night 173 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 31 or UFC Vegas 5). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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