Review: 2014-11-15, the fight between Melvin Manhoef and Joe Schilling gets three stars thanks to a spectacular finish. Melvin Manhoef entered this fight with a pro mma record of 29-11-1 (93% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.35 middleweight in the world, he lost twice in 2013, against Brock Larson (=Manhoef vs Larson) and Mamed Khalidov (=Khalidov vs Manhoef), but he came back to win in 2014 beating Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos (=Manhoef vs Cyborg 2) and Doug Marshall (=Manhoef vs Marshall).
His opponent, the former Glory kickboxing champion Joe Schilling, has an official mma record of 1-3-0 (17-7-0 in kickboxing) but all his mma bouts were held in 2008; he has fought three times under kickboxing rules in 2014 beating Simon Marcus (=Marcus vs Schilling 3) and Wayne Barrett but then he lost to Artem Levin (final of the Glory middleweight tournament, Schilling vs Levin 2). Manhoef vs Schilling is on the undercard of Tito Ortiz vs Stephan Bonnar – Bellator 131. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 131: Tito vs Bonnar
Where: Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, California, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Bellator 131 fight card (main card):
Tito Ortiz vs Stephan Bonnar
Will Brooks vs Michael Chandler 2
Melvin Manhoef vs Joe Schilling
Mike Richman vs Nam Phan
Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal vs Joe Vedepo
Manhoef’s previous fight: Melvin Manhoef vs Doug Marshall
Manhoef’s next fight: Alexander Shlemenko vs Melvin Manhoef
Schilling’s next fight: Joe Schilling vs Rafael Carvalho
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