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2018 MMA fight – Mark Hunt vs Alexey Oleynik – fight Video UFC FN 136

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-09-15, pretty good fight between Mark Hunt and Alexey Oleynik: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The 44-year-old (3 years older than Oliynyk) former K-1 world champion Mark Hunt entered this fight with a professional mma record of 13-12-1 (77% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.11 heavyweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Alistair Overeem (Overeem vs Hunt 2) and Curtis Blaydes (Mark Hunt vs Curtis Blaydes); between these two bouts he beat Derrick Lewis (Derrick Lewis vs Mark Hunt).
His opponent, the black belt in jiu-jitsu and 2005 world combat sambo champion Alexey Oleynik, has an official record of 56-11-1 (93% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.19 in the same weight class. He lost to Curtis Blaydes last year (Alexey Oleynik vs Curtis Blaydes) but he came back to win in 2018 with Junior Albini. Hunt vs Oleynik is the main event of UFC Fight Night 136. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Cub Swanson vs Renato Moicano Carneiro – fight Video UFC 227

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-08-04, pretty good finish between Cub Swanson and Renato Moicano Carneiro: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Bjj and judo Cub Swanson entered this fight with a professional record of 25-9-0 (60% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.15 featherweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive defeats, with Brian Ortega (Cub Swanson vs Brian Ortega) and Frankie Edgar (Frankie Edgar vs Cub Swanson 2); before losing to Ortega, in 2017, he had beat Artem lobov (Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov).
His opponent, Renato Moicano Carneiro (black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu as well), has a mma record of 12-1-1 (42% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class. He also lost to Brian Ortega last year (Renato Carneiro vs Brian Ortega) but he came back to win in 2018 with Calvin Kattar (Renato Moicano Carneiro vs Calvin Kattar). Swanson vs Moicano is on the undercard of TJ Dillashaw vs Cody Garbrandt 2 – UFC 227. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Alexa Grasso vs Tatiana Suarez – fight Video UFC FN 129

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-19, pretty good finish between Alexa Grasso and Tatiana Suarez: it gets three stars.

Alexa Grasso entered this fight with a mma record of 10-1-0 (40% ko/tko victory rate – she has never won via submission) and she is ranked as the No.16 women’s strawweight in the world. She fought twice last year losing to Felice Herrig (Alexa Grasso vs Felice Herrig) and defeating Randa Markos.
Her opponent, the undefeated Tuf 23 winner Tatiana Suarez, has a perfect record of 5-0-0 (60% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. Between 2016 and 2017 she fought just twice winning over Amanda Cooper and Viviane Pereira. Suarez vs Grasso is on the undercard of Demian Maia vs Kamaru Usman – UFC Fight Night 129. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Mackenzie Dern vs Amanda Bobby Cooper – fight Video UFC 224

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-12, good finish between Mackenzie Dern and Amanda Cooper: it gets three stars.

The undefeated black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, ADCC and no-gi BJJ world champion Mackenzie Dern entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 6-0-0 (50% submission victory rate – she has never won via ko/tko) and she is ranked as the No.21 women’s strawweight in the world. In her last three fights she has won over Mandy Polk, Kaline Medeiros and Ashley Yoder.
Her opponent, Amanda Bobby Cooper, has an official record of 3-3-0 (67% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.44 in the same weight class. She fought twice last year losing to Cynthia Calvillo and beating Angela Magana. Dern vs Cooper 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 – Tim Boetsch vs Antonio Carlos Jr – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, good exchanges between Tim Boetsch and Antonio Carlos Jr: it gets three stars.

Tim Boetsch entered this fight with a professional record of 21-11-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.15 middleweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (Souza vs Boetsch) and beating Johny Hendricks (Johny Hendricks vs Tim Boetsch).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and Tuf Brazil 3 tournament winner Antonio Carlos Jr, has a mma record of 9-2-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.29 in the same weight class. ‘Cara de Sapato’ Carlos Junior suffered his last loss when he faced Dan Kelly in 2016 (Antonio Carlos Jr vs Daniel Kelly), after this bout he has won four fights beating Eric Spicely and Jack Marshman in 2017. Boetsch vs Carlos Jr is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Jussier Formiga vs Ben Nguyen – fight Video UFC 221

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-11, Jussier Formiga vs Ben Nguyen gets three stars only thanks to a good finish (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Bjj and judo Jussier Formiga da Silva entered this fight with a record of 20-5-0 (45% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he is ranked as the No.5 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Demetrious Johnson). He fought twice last year losing to Ray Borg (Jussier Formiga vs Ray Borg) and defeating Yuta Sasaki (Jussier Formiga vs Yuta Sasaki).
His opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do Ben Nguyen, has a mma record of 16-6-0 (81% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class. He lost to Louis Smolka in 2016 (Smolka vs Nguyen) but then he has won over Geane Herrera (Nguyen vs Herrera) and Tim Elliott (Tim Elliott vs Ben Nguyen). Formiga vs Nguyen is on the undercard of Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold – UFC 221. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Valentina Shevchenko vs Priscila Cachoeira – fight Video UFC FN 125

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-03, one sided fight between Valentina Shevchenko and Priscila Cachoeira: it gets two stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in tae-kwon-do, judo and former Wako, Wmf and Kunlun fight kickboxing champion Valentina Shevchenko entered this fight with a mma record of 14-3-0 (71% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.2 women’s bantamweight in the world. She fought twice last year beating Julianna Pena (=Shevchenko vs Pena) and losing to current #1 Ufc women’s Bw champion Amanda Nunes (=Nunes vs Shevchenko 2).
Her opponent, the undefeated Priscila Cachoeira, has a perfect record of 8-0-0 (50% ko/tko victory rate – she has never won via submission) and she entered as the No.9 women’s flyweight. ‘Pedrita’ Cachoeira fought four times in 2017 winning over Laisa Coimbra, Karoline Martins Moreira, Marta Souza and Rosy Duarte. Shevchenko vs Cachoeira is on the undercard of Lyoto Machida vs Eryk Anders – UFC Fight Night 125. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Darren Elkins vs Michael Johnson – fight Video UFC FN 124

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-01-14, good fight between Darren Elkins and Michael Johnson: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Darren Elkins entered this fight with a pro record of 23-5-0 (48% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Max Holloway). He lost to Hacran Dias in 2014 but then he has won over Robert Whiteford, Chas Skelly, Godofredo Pepey, Mirsad Bektic (=Elkins vs Bektic) and Dennis Bermudez (=Elkins vs Bermudez).
His opponent, Michael Johnson, has an official mma record of 17-12-0 (59% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.21 lightweight but he won just one out of his last five bouts, against Dustin Poirier in 2016 (=Poirier vs Johnson). After this bout he was defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov (=Johnson vs Nurmagomedov) and Justin Gaethje (Mma Fight of the Year 2017, Johnson vs Gaethje). Elkins vs Johnson is on the undercard of Jeremy Stephens vs Doo Ho Choi – UFC Fight Night 124. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Alex Garcia vs Muslim Salikhov – fight Video UFC FN 122

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-11-25, fight not particularly good between Alex Garcia and Muslim Salikhov: it gets two stars.

Alex Garcia entered this fight with a pro mma record of 14-4-0 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.85 welterweight in the world but he lost three out of his last five bouts, the last one with Tim Means (=Means vs Garcia).
His opponent, the multiple Wushu Sanda world champion Muslim Salikhov, has an official mma record of 13-1-0 (92% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.95 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Kris Hocum in 2012, since then he has collected eleven consecutive fights defeating Melvin Guillard in 2017 (4-stars fight, Guillard vs Salikhov). Garcia vs Salikhov is on the undercard of Michael Bisping vs Kelvin Gastelum – UFC Fight Night 122. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – AJ McKee vs Brian Moore – full fight Video Bellator 187

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-11-10, pretty good finish between AJ McKee and Brian Moore but the rest of the fight was not so exciting: it gets two stars.

The undefeated AJ McKee entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 9-0-0 (67% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.56 featherweight in the world while his opponent, Brian Moore, has an official record of 10-5-0 (80% finishing rate). McKee has already fought three times in 2017 winning over Brandon Phillips, Dominic Mazzotta and Blair Tugman while Moore has fought once beating Michal Horejsi; before this bout, in 2016, he had lost to Daniel Weichel (=Weichel vs Moore). McKee vs Moore is the main event of Bellator 187. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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