Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-08-26, some good exchanges but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma bout Ryan Spann vs Anthony Smith 2 gets two (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Smith 2 vs Spann is scheduled to take place Saturday, August 26th, at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang (Singapore), in a 3-round light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Max Holloway vs Chan Sung Jung – UFC Fight Night 225 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 83 or UFC Singapore). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Ryan Spann record
Ryan Spann entered this fight with a pro mma record of 21-8-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 light heavyweight in the world.
In his last three bouts he has beat Ion Cutelaba (Ryan Spann vs Ion Cutelaba) and Dominick Reyes (Ryan Spann vs Dominick Reyes) but then he has lost to Nikita Krylov (Ryan Spann vs Nikita Krylov).
Anthony Smith record
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Anthony Smith, has a record of 36-18-0 (91% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.16 in the light heavyweight division.
In his last three fights he has beat Ryan Spann in their first match (Anthony Smith vs Ryan Spann) but then he has lost twice: with Magomed Ankalaev (Magomed Ankalaev vs Anthony Smith) and with Johnny Walker (Anthony Smith vs Johnny Walker).
Here is the UFC Fight Night 225 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Max Holloway vs Chan Sung Jung
Ryan Spann vs Anthony Smith 2
Alex Caceres vs Giga Chikadze
Rinya Nakamura vs Fernando Garcia
Erin Blanchfield vs Taila Santos
Parker Porter vs Junior Tafa
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Waldo Cortes-Acosta vs Lukasz Brzeski
Toshiomi Kazama vs Garrett Armfield
Michal Oleksiejczuk vs Chidi Njokuani
Rolando Bedoya vs Kenan Song
Billy Goff vs Yusaku Kinoshita
JJ Aldrich vs Na Liang
Seung Woo Choi vs Jarno Errens
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Ryan Spann vs Anthony Smith 2 as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – Spanish
Who won Spann vs Smith 2 fight?
Anthony Smith defeated Ryan Spann via split decision. Scores were 28–29, 29–28, 29–28.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Fight Night 225 post-fight octagon interview of Ryan Spann and Anthony Smith.