The black belt in karate and tae-kwon-do John Makdessi entered this fight with a pro record of 16-6-0 (56% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.47 lightweight in the world. He was defeated by Lando Vannata in 2016 (-4-stars fight, John Makdessi vs Lando Vannata) but then he has beat Abel Trujillo and Ross Pearson.
His opponent, Jesus Pinedo, has an official mma record of 16-4-1 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.235 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Alonso Santos Verona Ganoza in 2015, since then he has won seven fights taking revenge on Ganoza in 2017 and beating Devin Powell in his last bout. Makdessi vs Pinedo is on the undercard of Stephen Thompson vs Anthony Pettis – UFC Fight Night 148 (UFC on ESPN+ 6). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 148: Thompson vs. Pettis
Where: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
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