TAG: UFC Fight Night 42

2014 MMA fight – Benson Henderson vs Rustam Khabilov – full fight Video UFC Ufn 42

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-06-07, high level of technique by both fighters and good finish: Benson Henderson vs Rustam Khabilov gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night). The black belt in taekwondo and Bjj Benson Henderson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 20-3-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Anthony Pettis), last year he lost the Ufc Lw title when he faced Anthony Pettis in their rematch (Ben’s fourth title defense, Henderson vs Pettis 2); Bendo came back to victory in 2014 defeating Josh Thomson (via split decision Henderson vs Thomson).
His opponent, the 2007 Combat Sambo world champion Rustam Khabilov, has an official record of 17-1-0 (53% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.19 in the same weight class, he suffered his only defeat (via split decision) in 2011 when he faced Ruslan Khaskhanov, since then he has fought and won six times. In 2013 Khabilov defeated Yancy Medeiros and Jorge Masvidal (=Masvidal vs Khabilov). Henderson vs Khabilov is the main event of UFC Fight Night ABQ (Albuquerque). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Diego Sanchez vs Ross Pearson – fight Video UFC Ufn 42

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-06-07, some good single shots between Diego Sanchez and Ross Pearson but it is not enough to get three stars. The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Diego Sanchez entered this fight with a pro mma record of 24-7-0 (62% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.18 lightweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses: against Gilbert Melendez in 2013 (one of the best mma fights of the year, rated with four stars Melendez vs Sanchez) and against Myles Jury in 2014 (=Sanchez vs Jury).
His opponent, the black belt in taekwondo Ross Pearson, has an official record of 15-6-0 (67% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.29 in the same weight class, he suffered his last defeat in 2012 when he faced Cub Swanson (=Swanson vs Pearson), after that bout he beat George Sotiropoulos (=Sotiropoulos vs Pearson) and Ryan Couture (=Pearson vs Couture); Pearson’s last fight, against Melvin Guillard, ended in a “no contest” (=Guillard vs Pearson). Sanchez vs Pearson is on the undercard of Benson Henderson vs Rustam Khabilov – UFC Ufn 42. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – John Dodson vs John Moraga 2 – fight Video UFC Ufn 42

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-06-07, fight not particularly good between John Dodson and John Moraga: it gets two stars. John Dodson entered this fight with a mma record of 15-6-0 (60% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 flyweight in the world, he fought twice in 2013 losing to the #1 Demetrious Johnson in a fight valid for Ufc Flw title (by unanimous decision Johnson vs Dodson) and winning over Darrell Montague in the first round (=Dodson vs Montague).
His opponent, John Moraga, has an official record of 14-2-0 (57% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class, he also lost to Demetrious Johnson in 2013 (via submission Johnson vs Moraga) but he came back to victory in 2014 beating Dustin Ortiz (=Moraga vs Ortiz). In their first bout (December 11, 2010) Dodson defeated Moraga by unanimous decision; this second fight is on the undercard of Benson Henderson vs Rustam Khabilov – UFC Ufn 42. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Rafael dos Anjos vs Jason High – full fight Video UFC Ufn 42

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-06-07, good fight between Rafael dos Anjos and Jason High: it gets three stars. The black belt in Bjj Rafael dos Anjos entered this fight with a mma record of 20-7-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 lightweight in the world, he comes off the loss against the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov (=Nurmagomedov vs dos Anjos).
His opponent, Jason High, has an official record of 18-4-0 (61% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.34 welterweight, he fought three times in 2013 losing to Erick Silva (=Silva vs High) and winning over James Head and Anthony Lapsley; in this bout Jason High moved down in weight class to the lightweight division. Dos Anjos vs High is on the undercard of Benson Henderson vs Rustam Khabilov – UFC Ufn 42. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Yves Edwards vs Piotr Hallmann – fight Video UFC Ufn 42

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-06-07, good finish but it is not enough to get three stars: Yves Edwards vs Piotr Hallmann gets two (UFC Performance of the Night). The 37-year-old Yves Edwards (11 years older than Hallman) entered this fight with a pro mma record of 42-20-1 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.59 lightweight in the world but he has won just two out of his last seven bouts.
His opponent, Piotr Hallmann, has an official record of 14-2-0 (93% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.78 in the same weight class, he debuted in the Ufc in 2013 defeating Francisco Trinaldo (=Trinaldo vs Hallmann) but then he lost to Al Iaquinta. Edwards vs Hallmann is on the undercard of Benson Henderson vs Rustam Khabilov – UFC Ufn 42. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Bryan Caraway vs Erik Perez – full fight Video UFC Ufn 42

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-06-07, pretty good fight between Bryan Caraway and Erik Perez: it gets three stars. Bryan Caraway entered this fight with a professional mma record of 18-6-0 (94% finishing rate, mainly submission since he has won only once via ko/tko) and he is ranked as the No.18 bantamweight in the world, he fought twice in 2013 losing to Takeya Mizugaki and winning over Johnny Bedford.
His opponent, Erik Perez, has an official record of 14-5-0 (79% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.32 in the same weight class, he also fought twice last year losing the first bout to Mizugaki (=Mizugaki vs Perez) but then he defeated Edwin Figueroa. Caraway vs Perez is on the undercard of Benson Henderson vs Rustam Khabilov – UFC Ufn 42. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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