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2018 MMA fight – Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero 2 – fight Video UFC 225

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-09, great performance with some tough exchanges: Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero 2 is close to get four stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in hapkido, karate, Tuf Ww tournament winner and current Ufc Mw champion Robert Whittaker entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-4-0 (74% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Georges St Pierre). He suffered two consecutive losses between 2013 and 2014, against Court McGee (McGee vs Whittaker) and Stephen Thompson (Whittaker vs Thompson), but then he has won eight bouts defeating Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (Jacare vs Whittaker) and Yoel Romero in 2017 (Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker I).
His opponent, the former Olympian wrestler Yoel Romero Palacio, has an official record of 13-2-0 (85% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. Before losing to Robert Whittaker last year he had beat Chris Weidman in 2016 (Weidman vs Romero) and he has defeated also Luke Rockhold in 2018 (Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold). Whittaker vs Romero 2, main event of Ufc 225, is valid for the Ufc middleweight title (non-title bout for Romero since he missed weight for 0.2 lbs). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Rafael dos Anjos vs Colby Covington – fight Video UFC 225

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-09, high pace with some nice exchanges: Rafael dos Anjos vs Colby Covington gets three stars.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Lw champion Rafael dos Anjos entered this fight with a pro mma record of 28-9-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Tyron Woodley). ‘RDA’ lost two consecutive fights in 2016, against Eddie Alvarez (dos Anjos vs Alvarez) and Tony Ferguson (dos Anjos vs Ferguson), but then he has won three bouts beating Robbie Lawler in his last one (Robbie Lawler vs Rafael dos Anjos).
His opponent, the 2013 FILA 77 kg No-Gi grappling world champion Colby Covington, has a record of 13-1-0 (54% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Warlley Alves in 2015, since then he has won five bouts defeating Bryan Barberena, Dong Hyun Kim (Kim vs Covington) and Demian Maia in his last three (Demian Maia vs Colby Covington). Dos Anjos vs Covington is valid for the interim Ufc welterweight title; undercard of Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero 2 – UFC 225. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Alistair Overeem vs Curtis Blaydes – fight Video UFC 225

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-09, pretty good fight between Alistair Overeem and Curtis Blaydes: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The former K-1, Strikeforce and Dream world champion Alistair Overeem entered this fight with a record of 43-16-0 (88% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic). The Reem fought three times last year beating Mark Hunt (Overeem vs Hunt 2) and Fabricio Werdum (Werdum vs Overeem 3) but then he lost to Francis Ngannou (Alistair Overeem vs Francis Ngannou).
His opponent, Curtis Blaydes, has an official mma record of 9-1-0 (78% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Francis Ngannou in 2016, after this fight he has collected four victories and one no-contest defeating Alexey Oleynik (Alexey Oleynik vs Curtis Blaydes) and Mark Hunt in his last two (Mark Hunt vs Curtis Blaydes). Overeem vs Blaydes is on the undercard of Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero 2 – UFC 225. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Jimmie Rivera vs Marlon Moraes – fight Video UFC FN 131

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-01, good finish between Jimmie Rivera and Marlon Moraes: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in karate Jimmie Rivera entered this fight with a pro mma record of 21-1-0 (29% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is TJ Dillashaw). He suffered his only loss at his second professional mma fight, against Jason McLean in 2008 (via split decision), since then he has collected 20 consecutive victories beating Iuri Alcantara (Alcantara vs Rivera), Urijah Faber (Faber vs Rivera) and Thomas Almeida in his last three (Jimmie Rivera vs Thomas Almeida).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Wsof Bw champion Marlon Moraes, has a record of 20-5-1 (70% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year losing to Raphael Assuncao (Moraes vs Assuncao) but then he beat John Dodson (Dodson vs Moraes) and Aljamain Sterling (Aljamain Sterling vs Marlon Moraes). Rivera vs Moraes is the main event of UFC Fight Night 131. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Stephen Thompson vs Darren Till – fight Video UFC FN 130

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-27, fight not so exciting between Stephen Thompson and Darren Till: it gets two stars.

The black belt in karate and ju-jitsu Stephen Thompson entered this fight with a pro record of 14-2-1 (57% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 welterweight in the world. ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson faced twice current #1 Ufc Ww champion Tyron Woodley between 2016 and 2017: their first bout ended in a draw (Woodley vs Thompson I) while in their second fight Thompson lost by majority decision (Woodley vs Thompson 2); after this bout he has beat Jorge Masvidal (Stephen Thompson vs Jorge Masvidal).
His opponent, the undefeated Darren Till, has an official mma record of 16-0-1 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.14 in the same weight class. The only man who stopped him in a draw was Nicolas Dalby in 2015 (Dalby vs Till), after this fight he has won over Jessin Ayari, Bojan Velickovic and Donald Cerrone (Donald Cerrone vs Darren Till). Thompson vs Till is the main event of UFC Fight Night 130. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Demian Maia vs Kamaru Usman – full fight Video UFC FN 129

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-19, fight not so exciting between Demian Maia and Kamaru Usman: it gets two stars.

The black belt in Bjj and 2007 ADCC champion Demian Maia entered this fight with a professional mma record of 25-8-0 (60% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 welterweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, against current #1 Ufc Ww champion Tyron Woodley (Woodley vs Maia) and with Colby Covington (Demian Maia vs Colby Covington); before losing to Woodley he had beat Carlos Condit (Maia vs Condit).
His opponent, the Tuf tournament winner Kamaru Usman, has an official record of 12-1-0 (58% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Jose Caceres at his second professional mma fight in 2013, since then he has collected eleven consecutive victories beating Sean Strickland (Usman vs Strickland), Sergio Moraes (Usman vs Moraes) and Emil Weber Meek in his last three (Kamaru Usman vs Emil Weber Meek). Maia vs Usman is the main event of UFC Fight Night 129. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Amanda Nunes vs Raquel Pennington – fight Video UFC 224

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-12, pretty good fight between Amanda Nunes and Raquel Pennington: it gets three stars.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and current Ufc women’s Bw champion Amanda Nunes entered this fight with a professional mma record of 15-4-0 (87% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s bantamweight in the world. She suffered her last loss when she faced Cat Zingano in 2014 (Zingano vs Nunes), since then she has won six bouts beating Miesha Tate (Tate vs Nunes), Ronda Rousey (Nunes vs Rousey) and Valentina Shevchenko in his last three (Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko 2).
Her opponent, Raquel Pennington, has an official record of 9-5-0 (44% finishing rate) but she is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since November 12, 2016 when she defeated Miesha Tate (Miesha Tate vs Raquel Pennington). She had lost to Holly Holm in 2015 (via split decision) but then she had won over Jessica Andrade, Bethe Correia and Elizabeth Phillips. Nunes vs Pennington, main event of Ufc 224, is valid for the Ufc Women’s bantamweight title (Nunes’ third defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Kelvin Gastelum vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza – fight Video UFC 224

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-12, good fight between Kelvin Gastelum and Ronaldo Souza: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The Tuf 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum entered this fight with a pro mma record of 14-3-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Georges St Pierre). He fought three times in 2017 beating Vitor Belfort (then overturned in a no-contest after he tested positive for marijuana – Belfort vs Gastelum), losing to Chris Weidman (Weidman vs Gastelum) and defeating Michael Bisping (Michael Bisping vs Kelvin Gastelum).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj, judo and former Strikeforce Mw champion Ronaldo Jacare Souza, has a record of 25-5-0 (84% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He lost to Robert Whittaker last year (Jacare vs Whittaker) but he came back to win in 2018 with Derek Brunson (Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Derek Brunson 2). Gastelum vs Jacare Souza is on the undercard of Amanda Nunes vs Raquel Pennington – UFC 224. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Edson Barboza vs Kevin Lee – fight Video UFC FN 128

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-21, good fight between Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee: it gets three stars.

The black belt in tae-kwon-do Edson Barboza entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-5-0 (63% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 lightweight in the world. He fought twice last year beating Beneil Dariush (4-stars fight, Barboza vs Dariush) and losing with current #1 Ufc Lw champ Khabib Nurmagomedov (Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Edson Barboza).
His opponent, Kevin Lee, has an official record of 16-3-0 (56% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. He fought three times in 2017 defeating Francisco Trinaldo (Trinaldo vs Lee) and Michael Chiesa (Chiesa vs Lee) but then he lost to Tony Ferguson (Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee). Barboza vs Lee is the main event of UFC Fight Night 128 (Lee weighed in at 157 pounds, one pound over the lightweight non-title fight upper limit). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 best MMA fight – Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, exciting and tough fight thanks to a great performance by both fighters: Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje is one of the best mma fights of 2018 and it gets four stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Dustin Poirier entered this fight with a pro mma record of 22-5-0 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 lightweight in the world. He was defeated by Michael Johnson in 2016 (Poirier vs Johnson) but then he beat Jim Miller (Miller vs Poirier) and Anthony Pettis in 2017 (Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis); between these two bouts he faced also current #1 Lw Eddie Alvarez but the bout ended in a no-contest since Alvarez landed illegal knees (Alvarez vs Poirier).
His opponent, the former Wsof Lw champion Justin Gaethje, has a record of 18-1-0 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class but he comes off his first loss, suffered against Eddie Alvarez (Eddie Alvarez vs Justin Gaethje); before this bout, in 2017, he had won over Michael Johnson (Mma Fight of the year 2017 candidate, Johnson vs Gaethje). Poirier vs Gaethje is the main event of UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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