Category: MMA

2019 MMA fight – Jose Aldo vs Alexander Volkanovski – fight Video UFC 237

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-05-11, close fight but not so exciting: Jose Aldo vs Alexander Volkanovski gets two stars.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Fw champion Jose Aldo entered this fight with a mma record of 28-4-0 (64% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 featherweight in the world. He lost two consecutive fights in 2017, both against current #1 Fw Max Holloway (Aldo vs Holloway I and Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo II); after these bouts ‘Scarface’ Aldo has beat Jeremy Stephens (Jose Aldo vs Jeremy Stephens) and Renato Moicano (Jose Aldo vs Renato Moicano Carneiro).
His opponent, Alexander Volkanovski, has an official record of 19-1-0 (74% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Corey Nelson in 2013, since then he has collected 16 consecutive victories beating Jeremy Kennedy, Darren Elkins (Darren Elkins vs Alexander Volkanovski) and Chad Mendes in 2018 (Chad Mendes vs Alexander Volkanovski). Aldo vs Volkanovski is on the undercard of Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade – UFC 237. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Michael Chandler vs Patricio Freire – full fight Video Bellator 221

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-05-11, pretty good finish between Michael Chandler and Patricio Freire but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The Bellator Lw champion Michael Chandler entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-4-0 (74% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Khabib Nurmagomedov). He lost to Brent Primus in 2017 (Michael Chandler vs Brent Primus I) but then he has won three fights taking revenge on Primus in his last one (Brent Primus vs Michael Chandler II).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and current Bellator fw champ Patricio Freire, has an official record of 28-4-0 (71% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.18 in the same weight class. Patricio ‘Pitbull’ lost to Benson Henderson in 2016 (Henderson vs Freire) but then he has won three bouts defeating Emmanuel Sanchez in his last one (Patricio Freire vs Emmanuel Sanchez). Chandler vs Freire, main event of Bellator 221, is valid for the Bellator lightweight title (Chandler’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Douglas Lima vs Michael Page – full fight Video Bellator 221

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-05-11, Douglas Lima vs Michael Page gets three stars thanks to a good finish.

The black belt in Bjj and former Bellator Ww champion Douglas Lima entered this fight with a pro mma record of 30-7-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 welterweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to Rory MacDonald (Douglas Lima vs Rory MacDonald) and beating Andrey Koreshkov in their third bout (Douglas Lima vs Andrey Koreshkov 3).
His opponent, the undefeated freestyle kickboxer Michael Page, has a perfect record of 14-0-0 (79% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.32 in the same weight class. In his last three fights MVP (Michael ‘Venom’ Page) has won over Fernando Gonzalez (Michael Page vs Fernando Gonzalez), David Rickels (Michael Page vs David Rickels) and Paul Daley (Michael Page vs Paul Daley). Page vs Lima is the semi-final of the Bellator welterweight world grand prix tournament; undercard of Michael Chandler vs Patricio Freire – Bellator 221. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs Ryan Spann – fight Video UFC 237

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-05-11, good exchanges between Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Ryan Spann: it gets three stars.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Antonio Rogerio Nogueira entered this fight with a pro record of 23-8-0 (61% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira lost to Ryan Bader in 2016 (Ryan Bader vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 2) but then he beat Sam Alvey in 2018 (Sam Alvey vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira).
His opponent, Ryan Spann, has an official mma record of 15-5-0 (87% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.45 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Karl Roberson in 2017 but then he has won five bouts beating Luis Henrique Barbosa de Oliveira in his last one. Nogueira vs Spann is on the undercard of Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade – UFC 237. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Clay Guida vs BJ Penn – fight Video UFC 237

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-05-11, pretty good fight between Clay Guida and BJ Penn: it gets three stars.

The former Strikeforce Lw champion Clay Guida entered this fight with a record of 34-18-0 (59% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.42 lightweight in the world but he comes off the loss against Charles Oliveira; before this bout, in 2017, he had beat Joe Lauzon in November (Joe Lauzon vs Clay Guida) and Erik Koch in June.
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, former Ufc Lw and Ww champion BJ Penn, has a mma record of 16-13-2 (81% finishing rate) but he entered as the No.365 in the same weight class since he comes off six consecutive losses, the last one against Ryan Hall (BJ Penn vs Ryan Hall); his last victory was in 2010 against Matt Hughes. Guida vs Penn is on the undercard of Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade – UFC 237. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Jake Hager vs TJ Jones – full fight Video Bellator 221

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-05-11, one sided fight between Jake Hager and TJ Jones: it gets two stars.

The professional WWE wrestler Jake Hager (also known as Jack Swagger) entered this fight with a pro mma record of 1-0-0 (1 submission) and he comes off the victory over JW Kiser (Jake Hager vs JW Kiser).
His opponent, TJ Jones, has a record of 0-1-0 and he comes off the loss against Derek Bohi. Hager vs Jones is on the undercard of Michael Chandler vs Patricio Freire – Bellator 221. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Best fights of the week 18, year 2019

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 18: (Mon-Sun) from April 29, 2019 to May 5, 2019.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Daniel Jacobs

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Alexander Shlemenko vs Viscardi Andrade
Mma Submission of the Week: Brent Primus vs Tim Wilde

 

2019 MMA fight – Derek Brunson vs Elias Theodorou – fight Video UFC FN 151

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-05-04, fight not particularly good between Derek Brunson and Elias Theodorou: it gets two stars.

Derek Brunson entered this fight with a professional record of 18-7-0 (78% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 middleweight in the world but he lost four out of his last six bouts, twice in 2018, against Ronaldo Jacare Souza (Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Derek Brunson 2) and Israel Adesanya (Derek Brunson vs Israel Adesanya); before these fights he had beat Lyoto Machida in October 2017 (Derek Brunson vs Lyoto Machida).
His opponent, the Tuf Nations Mw tournament winner Elias Theodorou, has a mma record of 16-2-0 (44% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.18 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Brad Tavares in 2017 (Theodorou vs Tavares) but then he has won over Dan Kelly (Daniel Kelly vs Elias Theodorou), Trevor Smith and Eryk Anders. Brunson vs Theodorou is on the undercard of Al Iaquinta vs Donald Cerrone – UFC Fight Night 151 (UFC on ESPN+ 9). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Al Iaquinta vs Donald Cerrone – fight Video UFC FN 151

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-05-04, some good single shots but it is not enough to get three stars: Al Iaquinta vs Donald Cerrone gets two (UFC Fight of the Night).

Al Iaquinta entered this fight with a mma record of 14-4-1 (57% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 lightweight in the world. He fought twice in 2018 losing to current #1 Ufc Lw champ Khabib Nurmagomedov (Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Al Iaquinta) and beating Kevin Lee in their rematch (Kevin Lee vs Al Iaquinta 2).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and gaidojutsu Donald Cerrone, has an official record of 35-11-0 (77% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. ‘Cowboy’ lost to Leon Edwards last year (Donald Cerrone vs Leon Edwards) but then he has defeated Mike Perry (Donald Cerrone vs Mike Perry) and Alexander Hernandez (Donald Cerrone vs Alexander Hernandez). Iaquinta vs Cowboy Cerrone is the main event of UFC Fight Night 151 (UFC on ESPN+ 9). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Brad Katona vs Merab Dvalishvili – fight Video UFC FN 151

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-05-04, good start but the rest of the fight was not so exciting: Brad Katona vs Merab Dvalishvili gets two stars.

The undefeated Brad Katona entered this fight with a perfect record of 8-0-0 (37% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.37 bantamweight in the world. In his last three fights he has won over Stephen Cervantes, Jay Cucciniello (Brad Katona vs Jay Cucciniello) and Matthew Lopez.
His opponent, Merab Dvalishvili, has an official mma record of 8-4-0 (37% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.65 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2017 and 2018, against Frankie Saenz and Ricky Simon, but then he has beat Terrion Ware. Katona vs Dvalishvili is on the undercard of Al Iaquinta vs Donald Cerrone – UFC Fight Night 151 (UFC on ESPN+ 9). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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