The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and gaidojutsu Donald Cerrone entered this fight with a mma record of 32-7-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Tyron Woodley). ‘Cowboy’ lost to Rafael dos Anjos in 2015 (=dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2) but then he has won four bouts beating Matt Brown in his last one (=Cerrone vs Brown).
His opponent, Jorge Masvidal, has an official record of 31-11-0 (45% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.13 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive fights between 2015 and 2016, against Benson Henderson (=Henderson vs Masvidal) and Lorenz Larkin (=Masvidal vs Larkin) but then he has defeated Ross Pearson and Jake Ellenberger (=Ellenberger vs Masvidal). Jorge Masvidal vs Donald Cerrone is on the undercard of Valentina Shevchenko vs Julianna Pena – UFC on Fox 23. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 23: Shevchenko vs Pena
Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC on Fox 23 fight card (main fights):
Valentina Shevchenko vs Julianna Pena
Donald Cerrone vs Jorge Masvidal
Andrei Arlovski vs Francis Ngannou
Jason Knight vs Alex Caceres
Aljamain Sterling vs Raphael Assuncao
Cerrone’s previous fight: Donald Cerrone vs Matt Brown
Masvidal’s previous fight: Jake Ellenberger vs Jorge Masvidal
Masvidal’s next fight: Demian Maia vs Jorge Masvidal
Cerrone’s next fight: Robbie Lawler vs Donald Cerrone
Cerrone vs Masvidal Fight Video: