TAG: Melvin Manhoef fight videos

2019 MMA fight – Melvin Manhoef vs Kent Kauppinen – full fight Video Bellator 223

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-06-22, disappointing fight between Melvin Manhoef and Kent Kauppinen: it gets two stars.

The 43-year-old Melvin Manhoef entered this fight with a pro mma record of 30-14-1 (93% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since April 8, 2017 when he was defeated by Rafael Carvalho (Rafael Carvalho vs Melvin Manhoef 2); before this bout he had already lost to Carvalho in 2016 (Carvalho vs Manhoef I) and he had beat Hisaki Kato in 2015 (Hisaki Kato vs Melvin Manhoef).
His opponent, Kent Kauppinen, has a record of 11-4-0 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.79 light heavyweight. He fought three times last year losing twice, against Fabian Edwards and Walter Gahadza, but then he defeated Alessio Sakara. Manhoef vs Kauppinen is on the undercard of Gegard Mousasi vs Rafael Lovato Jr – Bellator 223. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 K-1 MUAY THAI fight – Melvin Manhoef vs Remy Bonjasky 4 – full fight Video WFL

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-10-29, fight not so exciting between Remy Bonjasky and Melvin Manhoef 4: it gets two stars.

Melvin Manhoef entered this fight with a kickboxing record of 37-14-0 (27 knockouts) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since April 16, 2016 when he was defeated by Alexandru Negrea (=Manhoef vs Negrea). His last victory in a kickboxing fight occurred in 2009, against Denes Racz, after this bout he has lost seven consecutive fights.
His opponent, the three times K-1 WGP champion Remy Bonjasky, has an official record of 77-19-0 (40 knockouts) and he is also not ranked as he hasn’t fought since March 8, 2014 when he beat Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (=Cro Cop vs Bonjasky II). Before this fight he had lost three consecutive bouts: with Jamal Ben Saddik, Tyrone Spong (=Bonjasky vs Spong) and Anderson ‘Braddock’ Silva (controversial decision, Bonjasky vs Silva II). In their previous three fights Bonjasky had always beat Manhoef (in 2002, 2008 and 2009); this fourth bout is the eighth-final of the World Fighting League tournament – WFL Final 16. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Rafael Carvalho vs Melvin Manhoef 2 – full fight Video Bellator 176

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-04-08, good fight between Rafael Carvalho and Melvin Manhoef 2: it gets three stars.

The Bellator Mw champion Rafael Carvalho entered this fight with a professional mma record of 13-1-0 (77% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.25 middleweight in the world. He suffered his only loss at his pro mma debut in 2011, against Julio Cesar Araujo Fernandes, since then he has won 13 consecutive bouts beating Brandon Halsey (=Halsey vs Carvalho) and Melvin Manhoef in his last two (=Carvalho vs Manhoef I).
His opponent, the 40-year-old Melvin Manhoef (10 years older than Carvalho), has an official record of 30-13-1 (93% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.44 in the same weight class. Before losing to Carvalho, Manhoef had beat Hisaki Kato (=Kato vs Manhoef). Rafael Carvalho vs Melvin Manhoef 2, main event of Bellator 176, is valid for the Bellator middleweight title (Carvalho’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 MMA fight – Rafael Carvalho vs Melvin Manhoef – full fight Video Bellator 155

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-05-20, disappointing fight between Rafael Carvalho and Melvin Manhoef: it gets two stars.

The Bellator Mw champion Rafael Carvalho entered this fight with a professional mma record of 12-1-0 (83% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won by submission) and he is ranked as the No.18 middleweight in the world. He suffered his only loss at his pro mma debut in 2011, against Julio Cesar Araujo Fernandes, since then he has won 12 consecutive bouts beating Joe Schilling (=Schilling vs Carvalho) and Brandon Halsey in 2015 (=Halsey vs Carvalho).
His opponent, the 40-year-old Melvin Manhoef (11 years older than Carvalho) , has an official record of 30-12-1 (93% ko/tko victory rate – he has also never won by submission) and he entered as the No.42 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive fights between 2014 and 2015, against Joe Schilling (=Manhoef vs Schilling) and Alexander Shlemenko (result overturned in a no-contest after the Russian tested positive for anabolic steroids, Shlemenko vs Manhoef), but then he defeated Hisaki Kato (=Kato vs Manhoef). Carvalho vs Manhoef, main event of the Bellator 155, is valid for the Bellator middleweight title (Carvalho’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2016 K-1 MUAY THAI fight – Melvin Manhoef vs Alexandru Negrea – full fight Video Bellator

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-04-16, nice and tough exchanges between Melvin Manhoef and Alexandru Negrea: it gets three stars.

Melvin Manhoef entered this fight with a professional record of 37-12-0 (27 knockouts) while his opponent, Alexandru Negrea, has an official record of 8-2-0. Manhoef is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since July 25, 2014 when he was defeated by Cesar Cordoba; before this bout he had lost five consecutive fights. Manhoef vs Negrea is on the undercard of Patricky Freire vs Edimilson Souza – Bellator 152 – Oktagon 2016. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Hisaki Kato vs Melvin Manhoef – full fight Video Bellator 146

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-11-20, nice and tough exchanges between Melvin Manhoef and Hisaki Kato it is close to get four stars!

Hisaki Kato entered this fight with a professional mma record of 5-1-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.75 middleweight in the world. He has fought twice in 2015 losing to Henrique Shiguemoto but then he has beat Joe Schilling with one of the best knockouts of the year (=Schilling vs Kato).
His opponent, Melvin Manhoef, has an official record of 29-12-1 (93% ko/tko victory rate) and he entered as the No.59 in the same weight class but he comes off two consecutive defeats: against Joe Schilling (=Manhoef vs Schilling) and Alexander Shlemenko (overturned in a no-contest after the Russian tested positive, Shlemenko vs Manhoef). Manhoef vs Kato is the main event of Bellator 146. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Alexander Shlemenko vs Melvin Manhoef – full fight Video Bellator 133

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-02-13, Alexander Shlemenko vs Melvin Manhoef gets three stars thanks to a good finish.

Alexander Shlemenko entered this fight with a pro mma record of 51-9-0 (73% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.26 middleweight in the world, he suffered two consecutive defeats in 2014, against Tito Ortiz (fight in which he moved up in weight class to the light-Hw division, Shlemenko vs Ortiz) and Brandon Halsey (losing his Bellator Mw title Shlemenko vs Halsey). After this bout he came back to win beating Yasubey Enomoto (=Shlemenko vs Enomoto).
His opponent, Melvin Manhoef, has a record of 29-12-1 (93% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won by submission) and he entered as the No.61 in the same weight class, he fought three times last year defeating Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos (=Manhoef vs Cyborg 2) and Doug Marshall (=Manhoef vs Marshall) but then he lost to Joe Schilling (=Manhoef vs Schilling). Shlemenko vs Manhoef is the main event of Bellator 133. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Melvin Manhoef vs Joe Schilling – full fight Video Bellator 131

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-11-15, the fight between Melvin Manhoef and Joe Schilling gets three stars thanks to a spectacular finish. Melvin Manhoef entered this fight with a pro mma record of 29-11-1 (93% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.35 middleweight in the world, he lost twice 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 (=Manhoef vs Cyborg 2) and Doug Marshall (=Manhoef vs Marshall).
His opponent, the former Glory kickboxing champion Joe Schilling, has an official mma record of 1-3-0 (17-7-0 in kickboxing) but all his mma bouts were held in 2008; he has fought three times under kickboxing rules in 2014 beating Simon Marcus (=Marcus vs Schilling 3) and Wayne Barrett but then he lost to Artem Levin (final of the Glory middleweight tournament, Schilling vs Levin 2). Manhoef vs Schilling is on the undercard of Tito Ortiz vs Stephan Bonnar – Bellator 131. 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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2014 MMA fight – Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos vs Melvin Manhoef 2 – full fight Video GSF 10

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-04-27, fight not particularly exciting between Melvin Manhoef and Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos: it gets two stars. Melvin Manhoef entered this fight with a professional mma record of 27-11-1 (92% finishing rate – he has never won by submission) and he is ranked as the No.68 middleweight in the world, he fought and lost twice in 2013: against Brock Larson (=Manhoef vs Larson) and Mamed Khalidov (=Khalidov vs Manhoef).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos, has an official record of 19-15-0 (89% finishing rate), last year he fought just once defeating Elton Rodrigues in the first round. In their first bout (an epic war) Santos was defeated by Manhoef via ko in the second round (fight valid for the Cage Rage light heavyweight title – February 4, 2006); this second bout is the main event of “Gringo Super Fight 10”. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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