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2018 MMA fight – Fedor Emelianenko vs Chael Sonnen – full fight Video Bellator 208

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-10-13, great fight between Fedor Emelianenko and Chael Sonnen: it gets three stars.

The 42-year-old former Pride, world combat sambo champion and black belt in judo Fedor Emelianenko entered this fight with a mma record of 37-5-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.26 heavyweight in the world. ‘The Last Emperor’ fought just four times since 2012 winning three bouts, against Singh Jaideep (Fedor Emelianenko vs Singh Jaideep), Fabio Maldonado (mma Fight of the Year candidate, Fedor vs Maldonado) and Frank Mir (hi last fight, Fedor Emelianenko vs Frank Mir), but in 2017 he had also lost once to Matt Mitrione (Fedor Emelianenko vs Matt Mitrione).
His opponent, Chael Sonnen, has an official record of 30-15-1 (40% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.22 in the same weight class. He lost to Tito Ortiz last year (Ortiz vs Sonnen) but then he has won over Wanderlei Silva (Sonnen vs Silva) and Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson (Quinton Rampage Jackson vs Chael Sonnen). Fedor vs Sonnen, main event of Bellator 208, is the semifinal of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Gegard Mousasi vs Rory MacDonald – full fight Video Bellator 206

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-09-29, pretty good finish between Gegard Mousasi and Rory MacDonald but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The black belt in judo, former Strikeforce light-Hw and current Bellator Mw champion Gegard Mousasi entered this fight with a professional mma record of 44-6-2 (84% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Robert Whittaker). He lost to Uriah Hall in their first fight in 2015 (Mousasi vs Hall I) but then he has won seven bouts taking revenge on Hall in 2016 (Mousasi vs Hall 2) and beating Chris Weidman (Weidman vs Mousasi), Alexander Shlemenko (Gegard Mousasi vs Alexander Shlemenko) and Rafael Carvalho in his last three (Rafael Carvalho vs Gegard Mousasi).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and current Bellator Ww champion Rory MacDonald, has an official record of 20-4-0 (70% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 welterweight. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2015 and 2016, against Robbie Lawler (Lawler vs MacDonald 2) and Stephen Thompson (MacDonald vs Thompson), but then he has defeated Paul Daley (MacDonald vs Daley) and Douglas Lima (Douglas Lima vs Rory MacDonald). Mousasi vs MacDonald, main event of Bellator 206, is valid for the Bellator middleweight title (Mousasi’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Quinton Rampage Jackson vs Wanderlei Silva 4 – full fight Video Bellator

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-09-29, disappointing fight between Quinton Rampage Jackson and Wanderlei Silva 4: it gets two stars.

The former Ufc and Bellator light-Hw tournament (season 10) champion Quinton Rampage Jackson entered this fight with a pro mma record of 37-13-0 (62% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.37 heavyweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Muhammed King Mo Lawal in their rematch (Rampage vs Lawal II) and with Chael Sonnen (Quinton Rampage Jackson vs Chael Sonnen); before these two bouts he had beat Satoshi Ishii (Jackson vs Ishii).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, judo and former Pride Mw and International Vale Tudo light-Hw champ Wanderlei Silva, has a record of 35-13-1 (80% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since June 24, 2017 when he was defeated by Chael Sonnen (Chael Sonnen vs Wanderlei Silva); before this fight, in 2013, he had beat Brian Stann (4-stars fight, Silva vs Stann). In their previous fights Wanderlei had won twice, in 2003 and 2004 while Quinton Jackson had beat the Brazilian in 2008; Rampage vs Silva 4 is on the undercard of Gegard Mousasi vs Rory MacDonald – Bellator 206. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Julia Budd vs Talita Nogueira – full fight Video Bellator 202

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-07-13, pretty good fight between Julia Budd and Talita Nogueira: it gets three stars.

The Bellator Fw champion Julia Budd entered this fight with a pro mma record of 11-2-0 (45% 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 Marloes Coenen (Coenen vs Budd) and Arlene Blencowe in 2017 (Julia Budd vs Arlene Blencowe 2).
Her opponent, the undefeated 2011 world jiu-jitsu champion Talita Nogueira, has a perfect record of 7-0-0 (100% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. She beat Amanda Bell last year but her previous fight was in 2013, when she won over Michelle Oliveira. Budd vs Nogueira, main event of Bellator 202, is valid for the Bellator women’s featherweight title (Budd’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Phil Davis vs Linton Vassell – full fight Video Bellator 200

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-25, Phil Davis vs Linton Vassell gets three stars only thanks to a good finish.

The former Bellator light-Hw champion Phil Davis entered this fight with a professional record of 18-4-0 (44% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Daniel Cormier). He fought twice last year losing to Ryan Bader (Davis vs Bader 2) and beating Leonardo Leite (Phil Davis vs Leonardo Leite).
His opponent, Linton Vassell, has a mma record of 18-6-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. He also fought twice in 2017 defeating Liam McGeary (Liam McGeary vs Linton Vassell) and losing to Ryan Bader (Ryan Bader vs Linton Vassell). Davis vs Vassell is on the undercard of Rafael Carvalho vs Gegard Mousasi – Bellator 200. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Ryan Bader vs Muhammed King Mo Lawal – full fight Video Bellator 199

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-12, fight not so exciting between Ryan Bader and Muhammed Lawal: it gets two stars.

The Bellator light-Hw champion and Tuf 8 tournament winner Ryan Bader entered this fight with a professional mma record of 24-5-0 (54% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Daniel Cormier). He lost to Anthony Johnson in 2016 (Johnson vs Bader) but then he has won four bouts beating Phil Davis (Davis vs Bader 2) and Linton Vassell in 2017 (Ryan Bader vs Linton Vassell).
His opponent, the former Strikeforce light-Hw champion Muhammed King Mo Lawal, has an official record of 21-6-0 (62% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.13 heavyweight. He was defeated by Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic in 2016 (Cro Cop vs Lawal) but he came back to win in 2017 with Quinton Rampage Jackson (Quinton Rampage Jackson vs Muhammed King Mo Lawal 2). Bader vs King Mo, main event of Bellator 199, is the quarterfinal of the Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix Tournament. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Fedor Emelianenko vs Frank Mir – full fight Video Bellator 198

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-28, pretty good fight between Fedor Emelianenko and Frank Mir: it gets three stars.

The 41-year-old former Pride, world combat sambo champion and black belt in judo Fedor Emelianenko entered this fight with a professional mma record of 36-5-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.53 heavyweight in the world. ‘The Last Emperor’ fought just three times since 2012 beating Singh Jaideep (Fedor Emelianenko vs Singh Jaideep) and Fabio Maldonado (mma Fight of the Year candidate, Fedor vs Maldonado) but then he lost to Matt Mitrione in 2017 (Fedor Emelianenko vs Matt Mitrione).
His opponent, the black belt in karate, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Hw champion Frank Mir, has an official record of 18-11-0 (78% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since March 20, 2016 when he was defeated by Mark Hunt (Mark Hunt vs Frank Mir). Before this bout, in 2015, he had fought three times winning over ‘Bigfoot’ Silva (Silva vs Mir) and Todd Duffee (4-stars-fight, Mir vs Duffee) but then he lost to Andrei Arlovski (Arlovski vs Mir). Fedor vs Mir, main event of Bellator 198, is the quarterfinal of the Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix Tournament. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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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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