TAG: Bellator 125

2014 MMA fight – Goiti Yamauchi vs Martin Stapleton – full fight Video Bellator 125

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-09-19, good work on the ground between Goiti Yamauchi and Martin Stapleton but it is not enough to get three stars. The black belt in Bjj Goiti Yamauchi entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-2-0 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.52 featherweight in the world, he has already fought twice in 2014 losing to Will Martinez but then he defeated Mike Richman.
His opponent, Martin Stapleton, has an official record of 13-3-0 (62% finishing rate), he lost two consecutive fights in 2013, against Saad Awad (=Awad vs Stapleton) and Derek Campos (=Campos vs Stapleton), but he came back to win in 2014 defeating Stanislav Enchev. Yamauchi vs Stapleton is on the undercard of Melvin Manhoef vs Doug Marshall – Bellator 125. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Javy Ayala vs Raphael Butler – full fight Video Bellator 125

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-09-19, pretty good finish between Javy Ayala and Raphael Butler: it gets three stars. Javy Ayala entered this fight with a mma record of 7-3-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.39 heavyweight in the world, he suffered his last defeat in 2013 when he faced Carl Seumanutafa, after that bout he won twice defeating Thiago Santos and Eric Prindle.
His opponent, the undefeated Raphael Butler, has a record of 8-0-1 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.88 in the same weight class, the only man who stopped him in a draw was Nick Rossborough in his last bout; Butler was also a professional boxer with a boxing record of 35-12-0 but he hasn’t fought since November 5, 2011 when he was defeated by Chris Arreola. Ayala vs Butler is on the undercard of Melvin Manhoef vs Doug Marshall – Bellator 125. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Rafael Carvalho vs Brian Rogers – full fight Video Bellator 125

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-09-19, fight not particularly exciting between Rafael Carvalho and Brian Rogers: it gets two stars. Rafael Carvalho entered this fight with a mma record of 9-1-0 (89% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.85 middleweight in the world, he suffered his only defeat in his first professional mma fight when he faced Julio Cesar Araujo Fernandes in 2011.
His opponent, Brian Rogers, has an official record of 11-6-0 (91% finishing rate), he suffered two consecutive defeats in 2013, against Dan Cramer (=Rogers vs Cramer) and Mikkel Parlo (=Rogers vs Parlo), but he came back to win in 2014 beating Adrian Miles. Carvalho vs Rogers is on the undercard of Melvin Manhoef vs Doug Marshall – Bellator 125. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Melvin Manhoef vs Doug Marshall – full fight Video Bellator 125

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-09-19, nice exchanges between Melvin Manhoef and Doug Marshall: it gets three stars. Melvin Manhoef entered this fight with a pro mma record of 28-11-1 (93% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.56 welterweight in the world, he suffered two consecutive defeats 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 in their rematch (=Manhoef vs Cyborg 2).
His opponent, Doug Marshall, has a record of 18-7-0 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.41 middleweight, he won the Bellator Mw tournament (season 8) last year defeating Brett Cooper in the final (=Cooper vs Marshall) but then he was beat by Alexander Shlemenko in a fight valid for the Bellator Mw title (=Shlemenko vs Marshall). Manhoef vs Marshall is the main event of Bellator 125. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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