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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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2017 MMA fight – Michael Bisping vs Georges St Pierre – fight Video UFC 217

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-11-04, good performance by both fighters: Michael Bisping vs Georges St Pierre gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The Ufc Mw champion Michael Bisping entered this fight with a professional record of 30-7-0 (67% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 middleweight in the world. He lost to Luke Rockhold in 2014 (=Rockhold vs Bisping I), but then he has won five bouts, three in 2016: against Anderson Silva (=Silva vs Bisping), taking revenge on Rockhold (=Rockhold vs Bisping 2) and beating Dan Henderson (=Bisping vs Henderson 2).
His opponent, the black belt in karate, Bjj, Gaidojutsu and former Ufc Ww champion Georges St Pierre, has an official record of 25-2-0 (52% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since November 16, 2013 when he defeated Johny Hendricks (via split decision, St Pierre vs Hendricks). GSP lost to Matt Hughes in 2004 and with Matt Serra in 2007 but he took revenge with Hughes in 2007 and with Serra in 2008. Bisping vs St Pierre, main event of Ufc 217, is valid for the Ufc middleweight title (Bisping’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Jan Blachowicz vs Devin Clark – fight Video UFC FN 118

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-10-21, Jan Blachowicz vs Devin Clark gets three stars only thanks to a good finish (UFC Performance of the Night).

The former Ksw light-Hw champion Jan Blachowicz entered this fight with a professional record of 19-7-0 (63% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.39 light heavyweight in the world but he won just one out of his last five bouts, against Igor Pokrajac in 2016 (=Blachowicz vs Pokrajac). After this fight he has been defeated by Alexander Gustafsson (=Gustafsson vs Blachowicz) and Patrick Cummins.
His opponent, Devin Clark, has a mma record of 8-1-0 (50% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.45 in the same weight class. He lost to Alex Nicholson last year but then he has won over Josh Stansbury and Jake Collier. Blachowicz vs Clark is on the undercard of Donald Cerrone vs Darren Till – UFC Fight Night 118. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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