Category: MMA

2020 MMA fight – Tyron Woodley vs Gilbert Burns – fight Video UFC on ESPN 9

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2 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-30, good start but the rest of the fight was not so exciting: Tyron Woodley vs Gilbert Burns gets two stars (UFC Performance of the Night).
The black belt in Bjj and current Ufc Ww champion Tyron Woodley entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-4-1 (63% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 welterweight in the world. In his last three fights he beat Demian Maia in 2017 (Tyron Woodley vs Demian Maia), Darren Till in 2018 but then he lost to current #1 Ww Ufc champ Kamaru Usman in 2019 (Tyron Woodley vs Kamaru Usman).
His opponent, the black belt and three-time Bjj world champion Gilbert Burns, has an official record of 18-3-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. ‘Durinho’ Burns was defeated by Dan Hooker in 2018 but then he has won five fights beating Alexey Kunchenko, Gunnar Nelson (Gunnar Nelson vs Gilbert Burns) and Demian Maia in his last three (Demian Maia vs Gilbert Burns). Woodley vs Burns is the main event of UFC on ESPN 9. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Augusto Sakai vs Blagoy Ivanov – fight Video UFC on ESPN 9

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2 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-30, disappointing fight between Blagoy Ivanov and Augusto Sakai: it gets two stars.
The black belt in judo, former world combat sambo and Wsof champion Blagoy Ivanov entered this fight with a pro mma record of 18-3-0 (67% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 heavyweight in the world. He fought three times last year beating Ben Rothwell (Blagoy Ivanov vs Ben Rothwell) and Tai Tuivasa (Tai Tuivasa vs Blagoy Ivanov) but then he was defeated by Derrick Lewis (Derrick Lewis vs Blagoy Ivanov).
His opponent, Augusto Sakai, has a record of 14-1-1 (79% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.27 in the same weight class. He lost to Cheick Kongo in 2017 (Cheick Kongo vs Augusto Sakai) but then he has won five consecutive bouts beating Andrei Arlovski (Andrei Arlovski vs Augusto Sakai) and Marcin Tybura in 2019. Ivanov vs Sakai is on the undercard of Tyron Woodley vs Gilbert Burns – UFC on ESPN 9. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Katlyn Chookagian vs Antonina Shevchenko – fight Video UFC on ESPN 9

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2 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-30, some good exchanges between Katlyn Chookagian and Antonina Shevchenko but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.
Katlyn Chookagian entered this fight with a mma record of 13-3-0 (23% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.2 women’s flyweight in the world but she comes off the loss against current #1 Ufc champion Valentina Shevchenko (Valentina Shevchenko vs Katlyn Chookagian); before this bout, in 2019, she had defeated Joanne Calderwood and Jennifer Maia.
Her opponent, the former 2017 WMC muay thai super-Lw champ Antonina Shevchenko, has an official record of 8-1-0 (37% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.14 in the same weight class. She suffered her only loss when she faced Roxanne Modafferi last year (via split decision, Antonina Shevchenko vs Roxanne Modafferi) but then she has beat Lucie Pudilová. Chookagian vs Shevchenko is on the undercard of Tyron Woodley vs Gilbert Burns – UFC on ESPN 9. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Best fights of the week 20, year 2020

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 20: (Mon-Sun) from May 11, 2020 to May 17, 2020.

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Anthony Smith vs Glover Teixeira

 

2020 MMA fight – Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris – fight Video UFC on ESPN 8

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3 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-16, pretty good fight between Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris: it gets three stars.

The former K-1, Strikeforce and Dream world champion Alistair Overeem entered this fight with a professional mma record of 45-18-0 (89% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic). In his last three bouts he has beat Sergey Pavlovich (Alistair Overeem vs Sergey Pavlovich) and Alexey Oleynik (Alistair Overeem vs Alexey Oleynik) but then he has lost to Jairzinho Rozenstruik (Alistair Overeem vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik).
His opponent, Walt Harris, has an official record of 13-7-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.16 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2017, with Fabrício Werdum (Fabricio Werdum vs Walt Harris) and Mark Godbeer but then he has collected three victories and one no-contest, defeating Sergey Spivak and Alexey Oleynik in 2019 (Alexey Oleynik vs Walt Harris). Overeem vs Harris is the main event of UFC on ESPN 8. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Claudia Gadelha vs Angela Hill – fight Video UFC on ESPN 8

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2 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-16, pretty good finish between Claudia Gadelha and Angela Hill but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and three times Bjj world champion Claudia Gadelha entered this fight with a pro mma record of 17-4-0 (53% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.9 women’s strawweight in the world. ‘Claudinha’ lost to Nina Ansaroff in 2018 but she came back to win against Randa Markos in 2019.
Her opponent, the former Invicta FC strawweight champ Angela Hill, has a record of 12-7-0 (42% ko/tko victory rate – she has never won via submission) and she entered as the No.16 in the same weight class. She was defeated by Yan Xiaonan last year but then she has won over Ariane Carnelossi, Hannah Cifers and Loma Lookboonmee. Gadelha vs Hill is on the undercard of Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris – UFC on ESPN 8. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Edson Barboza vs Dan Ige – fight Video UFC on ESPN 8

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2 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-16, some good exchanges between Edson Barboza and Dan Ige but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The black belt in tae-kwon-do Edson Barboza entered this fight with a mma record of 20-8-0 (65% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 lightweight in the world but he won just one out of his last five bouts, against Dan Hooker in 2018 (Edson Barboza vs Dan Hooker); after this fight he has been defeated by Justin Gaethje (4-stars fight, Edson Barboza vs Justin Gaethje) and Paul Felder in their rematch (Paul Felder vs Edson Barboza 2).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Dan Ige, has an official record of 13-2-0 (62% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.21 featherweight. He lost to Julio Arce in 2018 but since then he has won five consecutive fights defeating Danny Henry, Kevin Aguilar and Mirsad Bektic in his last three (Mirsad Bektic vs Dan Ige). Barboza vs Ige is on the undercard of Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris – UFC on ESPN 8. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Krzysztof Jotko vs Eryk Anders – fight Video UFC on ESPN 8

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2 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-16, fight not so exciting between Krzysztof Jotko and Eryk Anders: it gets two stars.

Krzysztof Jotko entered this fight with a professional record of 21-4-0 (33% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.22 middleweight in the world. He lost three consecutive fights between 2017 and 2018, the last one against Brad Tavares (Brad Tavares vs Krzysztof Jotko), but then he has beat Alen Amedovski and Marc-Andre Barriault in 2019 (Krzysztof Jotko vs Marc-Andre Barriault).
His opponent, Eryk Anders, has a mma record of 13-4-0 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.31 in the same weight class. He also lost three consecutive bouts, between 2018 and 2019, the last one with Khalil Rountree (Eryk Anders vs Khalil Rountree), but then he has defeated Vinicius Moreira and Gerald Meerschaert. Jotko vs Anders is on the undercard of Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris – UFC on ESPN 8. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Marlon Vera vs Yadong Song – fight Video UFC on ESPN 8

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3 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-16, pretty good fight between Marlon Vera and Song Yadong: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Marlon Vera entered this fight with a pro record of 15-5-1 (87% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.19 bantamweight in the world. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2017 and 2018, against John Lineker (John Lineker vs Marlon Vera) and Douglas Silva de Andrade but then he has won five fights defeating Frankie Saenz, Nohelin Hernandez and Andre Ewell in 2019.
His opponent, Yadong Song, has an official mma record of 15-4-1 (60% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.26 in the same weight class. He lost to Renat Ondar in 2016 but since then he has collected seven victories and one draw, in his last bout, against Cody Stamann; before this fight, in 2019, he had also beat Alejandro Perez. Vera vs Song is on the undercard of Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris – UFC on ESPN 8. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2020 MMA fight – Anthony Smith vs Glover Teixeira – fight Video UFC FN 171

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3 Star RatingReview by : 2020-05-13, good fight between Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Anthony Smith entered this fight with a professional mma record of 33-14-0 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 light heavyweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to current #1 light-Hw Jon Jones (via unanimous decision, Jon Jones vs Anthony Smith) and beating Alexander Gustafsson (Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith).
His opponent, the black belt in kajukenbo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu Glover Teixeira, has an official record of 30-7-0 (83% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He lost to Corey Anderson in 2018 (Glover Teixeira vs Corey Anderson) but then he has won over Karl Roberson (Glover Teixeira vs Karl Roberson), Ion Cutelaba (Glover Teixeira vs Ion Cutelaba) and Nikita Krylov (Glover Teixeira vs Nikita Krylov). Smith vs Teixeira is the main event of UFC Fight Night 171 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 29). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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