The black belt in judo and former Strikeforce light-Hw champion Gegard Mousasi entered this fight with a pro record of 39-6-2 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Michael Bisping). He lost to Uriah Hall last year (=Mousasi vs Hall) but then he has won over Thales Leites (=Mousasi vs Leites) and Thiago Santos (=Mousasi vs Santos).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj, judo and former Ufc Hw and light-Hw champion Vitor Belfort, has a mma record of 25-12-0 (84% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class but he lost two out of his last three bouts, against Chris Weidman (=Weidman vs Belfort) and Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (=Belfort vs Jacare). Between these two fights he won against Dan Henderson (=Belfort vs Henderson 3). Mousasi vs Belfort is on the undercard of Michael Bisping vs Dan Henderson 2 – UFC 204. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 204: Bisping vs Henderson 2
Where: Manchester Arena, Manchester, England
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Mousasi’s previous fight: Gegard Mousasi vs Thiago Santos
Belfort’s previous fight: Vitor Belfort vs Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza
Mousasi’s next fight: Gegard Mousasi vs Uriah Hall 2
Belfort’s next fight: Vitor Belfort vs Kelvin Gastelum
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