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2017 MMA fight – Julia Budd vs Arlene Blencowe 2 – full fight Video Bellator 189

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1 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-12-01, boring fight between Julia Budd and Arlene Blencowe 2: it gets one star!

The Bellator Fw champion Julia Budd entered this fight with a professional record of 10-2-0 (50% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.3 women’s featherweight in the world. She suffered her last loss when she faced Ronda Rousey in 2011, since then she has won eight consecutive bouts beating Arlene Blencowe in 2016 and Marloes Coenen in 2017 (=Coenen vs Budd).
Her opponent, Arlene Blencowe, has a mma record of 10-6-0 (60% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. After losing to Budd last year she has fought three times in 2017 beating Sinead Kavanagh in her last bout. Budd vs Blencowe 2, main event of Bellator 189, is valid for the Bellator women’s featherweight title (Budd’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Ryan Bader vs Linton Vassell – full fight Video Bellator 186

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-11-03, disappointing fight between Ryan Bader and Linton Vassell: it gets two stars.

The Bellator light-Hw champion and Tuf 8 tournament winner Ryan Bader entered this fight with a pro mma record of 23-5-0 (52% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Daniel Cormier). He lost to Anthony Johnson last year (=Johnson vs Bader) but then he has won over Ilir Latifi (=Bader vs Latifi), Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (=Bader vs Nogueira 2) and Phil Davis (=Davis vs Bader 2).
His opponent, Linton Vassell, has a record of 18-5-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He lost to Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal in 2015 (=Lawal vs Vassell) but then he has beat Emanuel Newton (=Newton vs Vassell 2), Francis Carmont (=Vassell vs Carmont) and Liam McGeary (=McGeary vs Vassell). Bader vs Vassell, main event of Bellator 186, is valid for the Bellator light heavyweight title (Bader’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Eduardo Dantas vs Caldwell – full fight Video Bellator 184

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-10-06, disappointing fight between Eduardo Dantas and Darrion Caldwell: it gets two stars.

The Bellator Bw champion Eduardo Dantas entered this fight with a professional mma record of 20-4-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Cody Garbrandt). ‘Dudu’ Dantas lost to Joe Warren in their first fight in 2014 (=Dantas vs Warren) but then he has won four bouts taking revenge on Warren last year (=Dantas vs Warren 2) and beating Leandro Higo in 2017 (=Dantas vs Higo).
His opponent, Darrion Caldwell, has an official record of 10-1-0 (50% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year beating Joe Warren, losing to Joe Taimanglo (=Caldwell vs Taimanglo I) and taking revenge on Taimanglo in their second bout (=Taimanglo vs Caldwell II). Darrion Caldwell vs Eduardo Dantas, main event of Bellator 184, is valid for the Bellator bantamweight title (Dantas’ second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Chael Sonnen vs Wanderlei Silva – full fight Video Bellator 180

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-06-24, pretty good fight between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva: it gets three stars.

Chael Sonnen entered this fight with a professional mma record of 28-15-1 (43% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.40 light heavyweight in the world but he won just one out of his last five bouts, against Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua in 2013 (=Shogun Rua vs Sonnen); after this bout he was defeated by Rashad Evans (=Evans vs Sonnen) and Tito Ortiz (=Ortiz vs Sonnen).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, judo and former Pride Mw and International Vale Tudo light-Hw champion Wanderlei Silva, has an official record of 35-12-1 (80% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since March 3, 2013 when he defeated Brian Stann (4-stars fight, Silva vs Stann). Wanderlei Silva vs Chael Sonnen is the main event of Bellator 180. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Fedor Emelianenko vs Matt Mitrione – full fight Video Bellator 180

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-06-24, great start between Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione: it gets three stars.

The 40-year-old former Pride and world combat sambo champion Fedor Emelianenko (two years older than Mitrione) entered this fight with a pro mma record of 36-4-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.29 heavyweight in the world. ‘The Last Emperor’ suffered three consecutive defeats between 2010 and 2011, against the former #1 Ufc Hw champion Fabricio Werdum, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva (=Silva vs Emelianenko), and Dan Henderson (=Henderson vs Emelianenko), but then Fedor has won five bouts beating Fabio Maldonado in 2016 (mma Fight of the Year candidate, Fedor vs Maldonado).
His opponent, the black belt in karate Matt Mitrione, has a record of 11-5-0 (91% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.21 in the same weight class. He lost twice between 2015 and 2016, against Ben Rothwell (=Rothwell vs Mitrione) and Travis Browne (= Browne vs Mitrione), but then he has won over Carl Seumanutafa (=Mitrione vs Seumanutafa) and Oli Thompson (=Mitrione vs Thompson). Fedor Emelianenko vs Mitrione is on the undercard of Chael Sonnen vs Wanderlei Silva – Bellator 180. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Phil Davis vs Ryan Bader 2 – full fight Video Bellator 180

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-06-24, fight not particularly good between Phil Davis and Ryan Bader 2: it gets two stars.

The Bellator light-Hw champion Phil Davis entered this fight with a pro record of 17-3-0 (47% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). He lost to Ryan Bader in their first fight in 2015 (=Davis vs Bader) but then he has won four consecutive bouts beating Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal (=Davis vs Lawal) and Liam McGeary in 2016 (=McGeary vs Davis).
His opponent, the Tuf 8 light-Hw tournament winner Ryan Bader, has a mma record of 22-5-0 (55% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year losing to Anthony Johnson (=Johnson vs Bader) and winning over Ilir Latifi (=Bader vs Latifi) and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (=Bader vs Nogueira 2). Ryan Bader vs Phil Davis 2 is valid for the Bellator light heavyweight title (Davis’ first defense); undercard of Chael Sonnen vs Wanderlei Silva – Bellator 180. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 best MMA fight – Melvin Guillard vs Muslim Salikhov – full fight Video Kunlun 12

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-06-01, spectacular finish between Melvin Guillard and Muslim Salikhov: this is one of the best mma fights of 2017 and it gets four stars!

Melvin Guillard entered this fight with a professional mma record of 32-17-2 (72% finishing rate) but he lost four out of his last five bouts, the last one with Chidi Njokuani (=Guillard vs Njokuani). His only victory in his last five bouts was against David Rickels but the result was overturned in a no-contest after Melvin tested positive for a banned substance (=Rickels vs Guillard).
His opponent, the five time World Wushu Sanda champion Muslim Salikhov, has an official record of 12-1-0 (92% finishing rate) and he has also an impressive kickboxing record of 185-8-1 (76 knockouts). He suffered his only loss when he faced Kris Hocum in 2012, since then he has collected ten consecutive victories beating Akoundou Epelet Evy Johannes in his last one. Muslim Salikhov vs Melvin Guillard is on the undercard of Sai Wang vs Artem Shokalo – Kunlun Fight MMA 12. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Liam McGeary vs Linton Vassell – full fight Video Bellator 179

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-05-19, good fight between Liam McGeary and Linton Vassell: it gets three stars.

The former Bellator light-Hw champion Liam McGeary entered this fight with a mma record of 12-1-0 (92% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). He suffered his only loss when he faced Phil Davis in 2016 (=McGeary vs Davis); after this bout he has beat Brett McDermott (=McGeary vs McDermott).
His opponent, Linton Vassell, has an official record of 17-5-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He lost to Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal in 2015 (=Lawal vs Vassell) but then he has won over Emanuel Newton (=Newton vs Vassell 2) and Francis Carmont (=Vassell vs Carmont). Linton Vassell vs Liam McGeary is on the undercard of Rory MacDonald vs Paul Daley – Bellator 179. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Daniel Straus vs Patricio Freire 4 – full fight Video Bellator 178

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-04-21, pretty good finish between Daniel Straus and Patricio Pitbull Freire 4 but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The current Bellator fw champion Daniel Straus entered this fight with a professional mma record of 24-6-0 (42% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since November 6, 2015 when he defeated Patricio Freire in their third bout (=Freire vs Straus III).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Bellator Fw champion Patricio Freire, has an official record of 25-4-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jose Aldo) but he comes off the loss against Benson Henderson (=Henderson vs Freire). In their first fight ‘Pitbull’ defeated Straus via unanimous decision (May 21, 2011 – Freire vs Straus I) while in their second bout the Brazilian won via submission (January 16, 2015 – Freire vs Straus II). Pitbull Freire vs Daniel Straus 4, main event of Bellator 178, is valid for the Bellator featherweight title (Straus’ first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Ayaka Hamasaki vs Livia Renata Souza – full fight Video Invicta FC 22

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-03-25, pretty good finish between Ayaka Hamasaki and Livia Renata Souza but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The black belt in judo and current Invicta FC Aw champion Ayaka Hamasaki entered this fight with a pro mma record of 14-1-0 (57% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 atomweight in the world. She suffered her only loss when she faced Claudia Gadelha in 2013, since then she has won five bouts beating Amber Brown (=Hamasaki vs Brown) and Jinh Yu Frey in 2016 (=Hamasaki vs Frey).
Her opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Invicta FC strawweight champion Livia Renata Souza, has a record of 9-1-0 (89% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.4 strawweight. ‘Livinha’ fought twice last year beating DeAnna Bennett (=Souza vs Bennett) and losing to Angela Hill. Ayaka Hamasaki vs Livia Renata Souza is on the undercard of Tonya Evinger vs Yana Kunitskaya 2 – Invicta FC 22. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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