TAG: Rafael Carvalho fight videos

2019 MMA fight – Rafael Carvalho vs Vadim Nemkov – full fight Video Bellator 230

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-10-12, some good exchanges between Rafael Carvalho and Vadim Nemkov but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The former Bellator Mw champion Rafael Carvalho entered this fight with a record of 16-3-0 (75% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.22 middleweight in the world. He lost two consecutive bouts last year, against Gegard Mousasi (Rafael Carvalho vs Gegard Mousasi) and Lyoto Machida (Lyoto Machida vs Rafael Carvalho), but he came back to win against Chidi Njokuani in 2019.
His opponent, Vadim Nemkov, has an official record of 10-2-0 (90% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 light heavyweight. He suffered two losses between 2015 and 2016, against Jiri Prochazka (Jiri Prochazka vs Vadim Nemkov) and Karl Albrektsson, but then he has won five bouts beating Liam McGeary (Liam McGeary vs Vadim Nemkov) and Phil Davis in his last two (Phil Davis vs Vadim Nemkov). Carvalho vs Nemkov is the main event of Bellator 230. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Rafael Carvalho vs Chidi Njokuani – full fight Video Bellator 224

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-07-12, fight not particularly good between Rafael Carvalho and Chidi Njokuani: it gets two stars.

The former Bellator Mw champion Rafael Carvalho entered this fight with a pro mma record of 15-3-0 (80% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.21 middleweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Gegard Mousasi (Rafael Carvalho vs Gegard Mousasi) and Lyoto Machida (Lyoto Machida vs Rafael Carvalho); before this fight, in 2017, he had beat Alessio Sakara (Rafael Carvalho vs Alessio Sakara).
His opponent, Chidi Njokuani, has a record of 18-6-0 (61% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.59 in the same weight class but he lost two out of his last three bouts, against Andrey Koreshkov (Andrey Koreshkov vs Chidi Njokuani) and John Salter (Chidi Njokuani vs John Salter); between these two fights he beat Hisaki Kato. Carvalho vs Njokuani is on the undercard of Julia Budd vs Olga Rubin – Bellator 224. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Lyoto Machida vs Rafael Carvalho – full fight Video Bellator 213

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-12-15, fight not particularly good between Lyoto Machida and Rafael Carvalho: it gets two stars.

The black belt in karate, Bjj and former Ufc light-hw champion Lyoto Machida entered this fight with a mma record of 24-8-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 middleweight in the world. He lost three consecutive bouts between 2015 and 2017, the last one against Derek Brunson (Brunson vs Machida) but then he has won over Eryk Anders (Lyoto Machida vs Eryk Anders) and Vitor Belfort (4-stars fight, Vitor Belfort vs Lyoto Machida).
His opponent, the former Bellator Mw champion Rafael Carvalho, has an official record of 15-2-0 (80% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.27 in the same weight class but he comes off the loss against Gegard Mousasi (Rafael Carvalho vs Gegard Mousasi); before this fight, in 2017, he had beat Melvin Manhoef (Carvalho vs Manhoef II) and Alessio Sakara (Rafael Carvalho vs Alessio Sakara). Machida vs Carvalho is on the undercard of Ilima-Lei Macfarlane vs Valerie Letourneau – Bellator 213. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Rafael Carvalho vs Gegard Mousasi – full fight Video Bellator 200

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-25, pretty good fight between Rafael Carvalho and Gegard Mousasi: it gets three stars.

The Bellator Mw champion Rafael Carvalho entered this fight with a pro mma record of 15-1-0 (80% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.23 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 15 consecutive bouts beating Melvin Manhoef (Carvalho vs Manhoef II) and Alessio Sakara in 2017 (Rafael Carvalho vs Alessio Sakara).
His opponent, the black belt in judo and former Strikeforce light-Hw champion Gegard Mousasi, has a record of 43-6-2 (84% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.4 middleweight (currently the #1 in this division is Georges St Pierre). He lost to Uriah Hall in their first fight in 2015 (Mousasi vs Hall I) but then he has won six bouts taking revenge on Hall in 2016 (Mousasi vs Hall 2) and beating Chris Weidman (Weidman vs Mousasi) and Alexander Shlemenko in 2017 (Gegard Mousasi vs Alexander Shlemenko). Carvalho vs Mousasi, main event of Bellator 200, is valid for the Bellator middleweight title (Carvalho’s fourth defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Rafael Carvalho vs Alessio Sakara – full fight Video Bellator 190

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-12-09, fight not so exciting between Rafael Carvalho and Alessio Sakara: it gets two stars.

The Bellator Mw champion Rafael Carvalho entered this fight with a professional mma record of 14-1-0 (79% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.27 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 14 consecutive bouts beating twice Melvin Manhoef in his last two fights (=Carvalho vs Manhoef I and Carvalho vs Manhoef II).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Alessio Sakara, has an official record of 19-11-0 (79% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.44 light heavyweight. He lost four consecutive fights between 2011 and 2013 but then he has collected one no-contest and three victories beating Joey Beltran in his last one (=Sakara vs Beltran). Carvalho vs Sakara, main event of Bellator 190, is valid for the Bellator middleweight title (Carvalho’s third defense). 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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2015 MMA fight – Brandon Halsey vs Rafael Carvalho – full fight Video Bellator 144

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-10-23, pretty good finish but it is not enough to get three stars: Brandon Halsey vs Rafael Carvalho gets two.

The undefeated Bellator Mw tournament winner (season 10) Brandon Halsey entered this fight with a perfect mma reord of 9-0-0 (67% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 middleweight in the world. He won the Bellator Mw belt last year, against Alexander Shlemenko (=Shlemenko vs Halsey), but then he was stripped of title after failing to make weight at his first defense, against Kendall Grove in 2015 (=Halsey vs Grove).
His opponent, Rafael Carvalho de Souza, has an official record of 11-1-0 (82% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.40 in the same weight class. He has fought once in 2015 winning over Joe Schilling (=Schilling vs Carvalho). Halsey vs Carvalho, main event of Bellator 144, is valid for the vacant Bellator middleweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2015 MMA fight – Joe Schilling vs Rafael Carvalho – full fight Video Bellator 136

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2015-04-10, nice and close fight between Joe Schilling and Rafael Carvalho: it gets three stars.

The former Glory kickboxing champion Joe Schilling, has a pro mma record of 2-3-0 (18-7-0 in kickboxing) and he is ranked as the No.48 middleweight in the world since he defeated Melvin Manhoef in 2014 (=Manhoef vs Schilling – his previous mma bouts were held in 2008).
His opponent, Rafael Carvalho, has a record of 10-1-0 (90% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.58 in the same weight class. The only bout he lost was in 2011 at his professional mma debut, against Julio Cesar Araujo Fernandes; Carvalho fought twice last year beating Mauri Roque and Brian Rogers (=Carvalho vs Rogers). Schilling vs Carvalho is on the undercard of Will Brooks vs Dave Jansen – Bellator 136. 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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