TAG: UFC Fight of the Night

2018 MMA fight – Chad Mendes vs Alexander Volkanovski – fight Video UFC 232

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-12-29, nice and tough fight between Chad Mendes and Alexander Volkanovski: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

Chad Mendes entered this fight with a pro record of 18-4-0 (56% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Max Holloway). He lost two consecutive bouts in 2015, against Conor McGregor (Mendes vs McGregor) and Frankie Edgar (Frankie Edgar vs Chad Mendes) but since then he has fought just once beating Myles Jury in 2018 (Chad Mendes vs Myles Jury).
His opponent, Alexander Volkanovski, has an official mma record of 18-1-0 (72% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Corey Nelson in 2013, since then he has collected 15 consecutive victories beating Shane Young, Jeremy Kennedy and Darren Elkins in his last three (Darren Elkins vs Alexander Volkanovski). Mendes vs Volkanovski is on the undercard of Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson 2 – UFC 232. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Max Holloway vs Brian Ortega – fight Video UFC 231

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-12-08, great fight between Max Holloway and Brian Ortega: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night, UFC Performance of the Night).

The Ufc Fw champion Max Holloway entered this fight with a professional record of 19-3-0 (58% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 featherweight in the world. He suffered two consecutive defeats in 2013, against Dennis Bermudez and Conor McGregor (McGregor vs Holloway), but then he has won twelve consecutive bouts beating Anthony Pettis (Holloway vs Pettis) and Jose Aldo in his last three (Aldo vs Holloway I and Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo II).
His opponent, the undefeated black belt in Bjj Brian Ortega, has a perfect mma record of 14-0-0 (71% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. Between 2017 and 2018 he has fought three times winning over Renato Moicano Carneiro (Carneiro vs Ortega), Cub Swanson (Cub Swanson vs Brian Ortega) and Frankie Edgar (Frankie Edgar vs Brian Ortega). Holloway vs Ortega, main event of UFC 231, is valid for the Ufc featherweight title (Holloway’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 best MMA fight – Chan Sung Jung vs Yair Rodriguez – fight Video UFC FN 139

4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-11-10, good fight with a spectacular finish: Chan Sung Jung vs Yair Rodriguez is one of the best mma fights of 2018 and it gets four stars (UFC Fight of the Night, UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in hapkido, judo and tae-kwon-do Chan Sung Jung entered this fight with a professional mma record of 14-4-0 (86% finishing rate) while his opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do Yair Rodriguez, has an official record of 10-2-0 (50% finishing rate). Both fighters are not ranked as they haven’t fought for more than one year: ‘The Korean Zombie’ was defeated by Jose Aldo in 2013 (Aldo vs Jung) but then he beat Dennis Bermudez in February 2017 (Dennis Bermudez vs Chan Sung Jung) while ‘Pantera’ Rodriguez fought twice last year defeating BJ Penn in January (Rodriguez vs Penn) and losing to Frankie Edgar in May (Frankie Edgar vs Yair Rodriguez).Jung vs Rodriguez is the main event of UFC Fight Night 139. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Chris Weidman vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza – fight Video UFC 230

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-11-03, Chris Weidman vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza gets three stars thanks to a good finsih (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Mw champion Chris Weidman entered this fight with a pro mma record of 14-3-0 (71% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since July 27, 2017 when he defeated Kelvin Gastelum (Chris Weidman vs Kelvin Gastelum). Before this bout Weidman had lost three consecutive fights: against Luke Rockhold (Weidman vs Rockhold), Yoel Romero Palacio (Weidman vs Romero) and Gegard Mousasi (Weidman vs Mousasi).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj, judo and former Strikeforce Mw champion Ronaldo Jacare Souza, has a record of 25-6-0 (84% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Robert Whittaker). He has fought twice in 2018 beating Derek Brunson (Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Derek Brunson 2) and losing to Kelvin Gastelum (Kelvin Gastelum vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza). Weidman vs Jacare is on the undercard of Daniel Cormier vs Derrick Lewis – UFC 230. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Tony Ferguson vs Anthony Pettis – fight Video UFC 229

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-10-06, nice and tough exchanges between Tony Ferguson and Anthony Pettis: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu (no-gi Bjj) and Tuf 13 tournament winner Tony Ferguson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 23-3-0 (78% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Khabib Nurmagomedov). ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson suffered his last defeat when he faced Michael Johnson in 2012, since then he has collected ten consecutive victories beating Landon Vannata (4-stars fight, Ferguson vs Vannata), Rafael dos Anjos (dos Anjos vs Ferguson) and Kevin Lee in his last three (Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee).
His opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do, Bjj and former Ufc Lw champion Anthony Pettis, has an official record of 21-7-0 (81% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class but he won just three out of his last eight bouts. He lost to Dustin Poirier at the end of 2017 (Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis) but he came back to win against Michael Chiesa in 2018 (Anthony Pettis vs Michael Chiesa). Ferguson vs Pettis is on the undercard of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor – UFC 229. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Thiago Santos vs Eryk Anders – fight Video UFC FN 137

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-09-22, some good exchanges between Thiago Santos and Eryk Anders but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Thiago Santos entered this fight with a professional record of 18-6-0 (72% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.19 middleweight in the world. Thiago ‘Marreta’ has already fought three times in 2018 beating Anthony Smith (Thiago Santos vs Anthony Smith) and Kevin Holland (Thiago Santos vs Kevin Holland) but between these two bouts he lost to David Branch (David Branch vs Thiago Santos).
His opponent, Eryk Anders, has a mma record of 11-1-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.32 in the same weight class. He has fought twice in 2018 losing to Lyoto Machida (Lyoto Machida vs Eryk Anders) and winning over Tim Williams. Santos vs Anders is the main event of UFC Fight Night 137. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Demetrious Johnson vs Henry Cejudo 2 – full fight Video UFC 227

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-08-04, pretty good fight between Demetrious Johnson and Henry Cejudo 2: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The Ufc Flw champion Demetrious Johnson entered this fight with a pro mma record of 27-2-1 (59% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 flyweight in the world. ‘Mighty Mouse’ suffered his last loss when he faced Dominick Cruz in 2011 (Cruz vs Johnson), since then he has collected one draw and 13 consecutive victories beating Wilson Reis (Johnson vs Reis) and Ray Borg in 2017 (Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg).
His opponent, the 2008 Olympic freestyle wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo, has a record of 12-2-0 (42% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2016, against Demetrious Johnson in their first bout (Johnson vs Cejudo I) and with Joseph Benavidez (via split decision, Benavidez vs Cejudo) but then he has won over Wilson Reis (Cejudo vs Reis) and Sergio Pettis (Henry Cejudo vs Sergio Pettis). Johnson vs Cejudo 2 is valid for the Ufc flyweight title; undercard of TJ Dillashaw vs Cody Garbrandt 2 – UFC 227. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero 2 – fight Video UFC 225

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-09, great performance with some tough exchanges: Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero 2 is close to get four stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in hapkido, karate, Tuf Ww tournament winner and current Ufc Mw champion Robert Whittaker entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-4-0 (74% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Georges St Pierre). He suffered two consecutive losses between 2013 and 2014, against Court McGee (McGee vs Whittaker) and Stephen Thompson (Whittaker vs Thompson), but then he has won eight bouts defeating Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (Jacare vs Whittaker) and Yoel Romero in 2017 (Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker I).
His opponent, the former Olympian wrestler Yoel Romero Palacio, has an official record of 13-2-0 (85% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. Before losing to Robert Whittaker last year he had beat Chris Weidman in 2016 (Weidman vs Romero) and he has defeated also Luke Rockhold in 2018 (Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold). Whittaker vs Romero 2, main event of Ufc 225, is valid for the Ufc middleweight title (non-title bout for Romero since he missed weight for 0.2 lbs). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Kelvin Gastelum vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza – fight Video UFC 224

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-05-12, good fight between Kelvin Gastelum and Ronaldo Souza: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The Tuf 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum entered this fight with a pro mma record of 14-3-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Georges St Pierre). He fought three times in 2017 beating Vitor Belfort (then overturned in a no-contest after he tested positive for marijuana – Belfort vs Gastelum), losing to Chris Weidman (Weidman vs Gastelum) and defeating Michael Bisping (Michael Bisping vs Kelvin Gastelum).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj, judo and former Strikeforce Mw champion Ronaldo Jacare Souza, has a record of 25-5-0 (84% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He lost to Robert Whittaker last year (Jacare vs Whittaker) but he came back to win in 2018 with Derek Brunson (Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Derek Brunson 2). Gastelum vs Jacare Souza is on the undercard of Amanda Nunes vs Raquel Pennington – UFC 224. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 best MMA fight – Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, exciting and tough fight thanks to a great performance by both fighters: Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje is one of the best mma fights of 2018 and it gets four stars (UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Dustin Poirier entered this fight with a pro mma record of 22-5-0 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 lightweight in the world. He was defeated by Michael Johnson in 2016 (Poirier vs Johnson) but then he beat Jim Miller (Miller vs Poirier) and Anthony Pettis in 2017 (Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis); between these two bouts he faced also current #1 Lw Eddie Alvarez but the bout ended in a no-contest since Alvarez landed illegal knees (Alvarez vs Poirier).
His opponent, the former Wsof Lw champion Justin Gaethje, has a record of 18-1-0 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class but he comes off his first loss, suffered against Eddie Alvarez (Eddie Alvarez vs Justin Gaethje); before this bout, in 2017, he had won over Michael Johnson (Mma Fight of the year 2017 candidate, Johnson vs Gaethje). Poirier vs Gaethje is the main event of UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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