TAG: UFC 221

2018 MMA fight – Luke Rockhold vs Yoel Romero – fight Video UFC 221

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-11, Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold gets three stars only thanks to a good finish.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, former Strikeforce and Ufc Mw champion Luke Rockhold entered this fight with a professional mma record of 16-3-0 (87% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Georges St Pierre). Rockhold fought twice against former Ufc Mw champion Michael Bisping winning their first bout in 2014 (Rockhold vs Bisping) but then he lost the rematch in 2016 (Rockhold vs Bisping 2); after this fight he came back to win in 2017 against David Branch (Luke Rockhold vs David Branch).
His opponent, Yoel Romero Palacio, has an official record of 12-2-0 (83% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He beat Chris Weidman in 2016 (Weidman vs Romero) but then he was defeated by Robert Whittaker (Yoel Romero Palacio vs Robert Whittaker). Yoel Romero vs Rockhold, main event of the UFC 221, is valid for the interim UFC middleweight title (belt at stake only for Rockhold since at the weigh-ins Romero came in at 187.7 lbs, 2.7 pounds over the Mw limit). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Mark Hunt vs Curtis Blaydes – fight Video UFC 221

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-11, disappointing fight between Mark Hunt and Curtis Blaydes: it gets two stars.

The 43-year-old (27 years older than Blaydes) former K-1 world champion Mark Hunt entered this fight with a pro mma record of 13-11-1 (77% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.5 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic). He fought twice last year losing to Alistair Overeem (Overeem vs Hunt 2) and beating Derrick Lewis (Derrick Lewis vs Mark Hunt).
His opponent, Curtis Blaydes, has a record of 8-1-0 (88% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.15 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Francis Ngannou in 2016, after this fight he has won over Cody East, Adam Milstead (then overturned in a no-contest beacause he tested positive for marijuana), Daniel Omielanczuk (Omielanczuk vs Blaydes) and Alexey Oleynik (Alexey Oleynik vs Curtis Blaydes). Blaydes vs Hunt 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 – 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 – Tyson Pedro vs Saparbek Safarov – fight Video UFC 221

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-11, nice finish between Tyson Pedro and Saparbek Safarov: it gets three stars.

Tyson Pedro entered this fight with a pro record of 6-1-0 (100% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.33 light heavyweight in the world. He fought twice in 2017 beating Paul Craig and losing to Ilir Latifi (Ilir Latifi vs Tyson Pedro).
His opponent, Saparbek Safarov, has an official mma record of 8-1-0 (100% finishing rate) and he also comes off his first defeat, suffered against Gian Villante in 2016; before this bout he had beat Rodney Wallace. Pedro vs Safarov 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 – Jingliang Li vs Jake Matthews – fight Video UFC 221

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-11, pretty good fight between Jingliang Li and Jake Matthews: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Jingliang Li entered this fight with a professional record of 14-4-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.57 welterweight in the world. He lost to Keita Nakamura in 2015 but then he has won four fights beating Frank Camacho and Zak Ottow in his last two (Jingliang Li vs Zak Ottow).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Jake Matthews, has a mma record of 11-3-0 (82% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.99 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive fights in 2016, against Kevin Lee and Andrew Holbrook, but he came back to win in 2017 with Bojan Velickovic. Li Jingliang vs Matthews 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 – Tai Tuivasa vs Cyril Asker – full fight Video UFC 221

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-11, some good exchanges between Tai Tuivasa and Cyril Asker but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The undefeated Tai Tuivasa entered this fight with a mma record of 6-0-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.73 heavyweight in the world. In his last three bouts he has won over Brandon Sololi, James McSweeney and Rashad Coulter.
His opponent, Cyril Asker, has an official record of 9-3-0 (78% finishing rate) and he fought three times in 2017 beating Dmitry Smoliakov and Yaozong Hu but between these two bouts he lost to Walt Harris. Tuivasa vs Asker is on the undercard of Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold – UFC 221. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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