Category: MMA

2018 MMA fight – Alistair Overeem vs Curtis Blaydes – fight Video UFC 225

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-09, pretty good fight between Alistair Overeem and Curtis Blaydes: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The former K-1, Strikeforce and Dream world champion Alistair Overeem entered this fight with a record of 43-16-0 (88% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic). The Reem fought three times last year beating Mark Hunt (Overeem vs Hunt 2) and Fabricio Werdum (Werdum vs Overeem 3) but then he lost to Francis Ngannou (Alistair Overeem vs Francis Ngannou).
His opponent, Curtis Blaydes, has an official mma record of 9-1-0 (78% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Francis Ngannou in 2016, after this fight he has collected four victories and one no-contest defeating Alexey Oleynik (Alexey Oleynik vs Curtis Blaydes) and Mark Hunt in his last two (Mark Hunt vs Curtis Blaydes). Overeem vs Blaydes is on the undercard of Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero 2 – UFC 225. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Best fights of the week 22, year 2018

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 22: (Mon-Sun) from May 28, 2018 to June 3, 2018.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Emanuel Navarrete vs Jose Sanmartin

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Alexander Shlemenko vs Bruno Silva
Mma Knockout of the Week: Jimmie Rivera vs Marlon Moraes
Mma Submission of the Week: Gregor Gillespie vs Vinc Pichel

 

2018 MMA fight – Alexander Shlemenko vs Bruno Silva – full fight Video M-1 Chall 93

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-01, good exchanges between Alexander Shlemenko and Bruno Silva: it gets three stars.

The former Bellator and M-1 Mw champion Alexander Shlemenko entered this fight with a professional mma record of 56-10-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 middleweight in the world. He fought three times last year beating Paul Bradley (Alexander Shlemenko vs Paul Bradley) and Brandon Halsey (Shlemenko vs Halsey) but then he was defeated by Gegard Mousasi (Gegard Mousasi vs Alexander Shlemenko).
His opponent, Bruno Silva, has an official record of 17-6-0 (82% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.101 in the same weight class. ‘Blindado’ Silva lost to Moise Rimbon in 2016 but then he has won over Matheus Mussato and Gennadiy Kovalev. Shlemenko vs Silva is the main event of M-1 Challenge 93. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Jake Ellenberger vs Ben Saunders – fight Video UFC FN 131

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-01, some good exchanges between Jake Ellenberger and Ben Saunders but it is not enough to get three stars, it gets two (UFC Performance of the Night).

Jake Ellenberger entered this fight with a professional record of 31-13-0 (81% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.42 welterweight in the world but he won just two out of his last nine fights: he beat Matt Brown in 2016 (Brown vs Ellenberger) and then he was defeated by Jorge Masvidal (Ellenberger vs Masvidal) and Mike Perry (Jake Ellenberger vs Mike Perry).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Ben Saunders, has a mma record of 21-9-2 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.81 in the same weight class but he comes off two consecutive losses, with Alan Jouban in 2018 and Peter Sobotta in 2017 (Ben Saunders vs Peter Sobotta); before this bout he had beat Court McGee (Ben Saunders vs Court McGee). Ellenberger vs Saunders is on the undercard of Jimmie Rivera vs Marlon Moraes – UFC Fight Night 131. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Gregor Gillespie vs Vinc Pichel – fight Video UFC FN 131

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-01, good fight between Gregor Gillespie and Vinc Pichel: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The undefeated Gregor Gillespie entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 11-0-0 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.55 lightweight in the world. In his last three fights he has won over Andrew Holbrook, Jason Gonzalez and Jordan Rinaldi (Gregor Gillespie vs Jordan Rinaldi).
His opponent, Vinc Pichel, has an official record of 11-1-0 (73% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.63 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Rustam Khabilov in 2012 (Rustam Khabilov vs Vinc Pichel), since then he has fought and won just four times beating Joaquim Silva in 2018. Gillespie vs Pichel is on the undercard of Jimmie Rivera vs Marlon Moraes – UFC Fight Night 131. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Jimmie Rivera vs Marlon Moraes – fight Video UFC FN 131

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-01, good finish between Jimmie Rivera and Marlon Moraes: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in karate Jimmie Rivera entered this fight with a pro mma record of 21-1-0 (29% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is TJ Dillashaw). He suffered his only loss at his second professional mma fight, against Jason McLean in 2008 (via split decision), since then he has collected 20 consecutive victories beating Iuri Alcantara (Alcantara vs Rivera), Urijah Faber (Faber vs Rivera) and Thomas Almeida in his last three (Jimmie Rivera vs Thomas Almeida).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Wsof Bw champion Marlon Moraes, has a record of 20-5-1 (70% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year losing to Raphael Assuncao (Moraes vs Assuncao) but then he beat John Dodson (Dodson vs Moraes) and Aljamain Sterling (Aljamain Sterling vs Marlon Moraes). Rivera vs Moraes is the main event of UFC Fight Night 131. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Best fights of the week 21, year 2018

Selection of the best boxing, mma, k-1 and muay thai videos from the world’s most important fights of the week 21: (Mon-Sun) from May 21, 2018 to May 27, 2018.

 

Boxing Fight of the Week: Tugstsogt Nyambayar vs Oscar Escandon
Boxing Knockout of the Week: Jamie McDonnell vs Naoya Inoue

 

K-1 Muay Thai Fight of the Week: Singdam Kiatmuu9 vs Tie Yinghua

 

Mma Fight of the Week: Rafael Carvalho vs Gegard Mousasi
Mma Knockout of the Week: Phil Davis vs Linton Vassell

 

2018 MMA fight – Stephen Thompson vs Darren Till – fight Video UFC FN 130

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-27, fight not so exciting between Stephen Thompson and Darren Till: it gets two stars.

The black belt in karate and ju-jitsu Stephen Thompson entered this fight with a pro record of 14-2-1 (57% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 welterweight in the world. ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson faced twice current #1 Ufc Ww champion Tyron Woodley between 2016 and 2017: their first bout ended in a draw (Woodley vs Thompson I) while in their second fight Thompson lost by majority decision (Woodley vs Thompson 2); after this bout he has beat Jorge Masvidal (Stephen Thompson vs Jorge Masvidal).
His opponent, the undefeated Darren Till, has an official mma record of 16-0-1 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.14 in the same weight class. The only man who stopped him in a draw was Nicolas Dalby in 2015 (Dalby vs Till), after this fight he has won over Jessin Ayari, Bojan Velickovic and Donald Cerrone (Donald Cerrone vs Darren Till). Thompson vs Till is the main event of UFC Fight Night 130. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Neil Magny vs Craig White – fight Video UFC FN 130

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-27, fight not particularly good between Neil Magny and Craig White: it gets two stars.

Neil Magny entered this fight with a record of 20-6-0 (45% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Tyron Woodley). He fought twice last year losing to Rafael dos Anjos (dos Anjos vs Magny) and beating Carlos Condit (Carlos Condit vs Neil Magny).
His opponent, Craig White, has a mma record of 14-7-0 (100% finishing rate) and he is at his debut in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He was defeated by Mike Shipman in 2016 but then he has won four bouts beating Matt Inman and Alex Montagnani in his last two. Magny vs White is on the undercard of Stephen Thompson vs Darren Till – UFC Fight Night 130. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Michael Page vs David Rickels – full fight Video Bellator 200

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-25, fight not particularly good between Michael Page and David Rickels: it gets two stars.

The undefeated Michael Page entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 12-0-0 (83% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since November 19, 2016 when he defeated Fernando Gonzalez (Michael Page vs Fernando Gonzalez). Before this bout, in 2016, he had also won over Jeremie Holloway (Page vs Holloway) and Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos (4-stars-fight, Page vs Cyborg Santos).
His opponent, the former Bellator Lw tournament champion (Season 8) David Rickels, has an official record of 19-4-0 (63% finishing rate) and the last time he lost was in 2015 with Michael Chandler (Chandler vs Rickels 2), after this fight he has collected three victories and one no-contest beating Adam Piccolotti in his last bout. Venom Page vs Rickels is on the undercard of Rafael Carvalho vs Gegard Mousasi – Bellator 200. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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