TAG: UFC Knockout of the Night

2014 best MMA fight – Jamie Varner vs Abel Trujillo – fight Video UFC 169

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Fight rated 4 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-02-01, very exciting and tough fight with some brutal and wild exchanges (UFC Fight of the Night): Jamie Varner vs Abel Trujillo is definitely one of the best mma fights of the year and it gets four stars (it could be also a candidate for “Fight of the Year” honors and get five stars if there are no better fights in 2014). The former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner entered this fight with a record of 21-8-1 (85% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.38 lightweight in the world, he fought just once in 2013 losing to Gleison Tibau.
His opponent, Abel Trujillo, has a record of 11-5-0 (63% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.56 in the same weight class, in 2013 he suffered his last defeat against #9 lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov but seven months later he defeated Roger Bowling. Varner vs Trujillo is on the undercard of Renan Barao vs Urijah Faber 2 – UFC 169. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Donald Cerrone vs Adriano Martins – full fight Video UFC on Fox 10

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-01-25, the fight between Donald Cerrone and Adriano Martins gets three stars thanks to a spectacular finish! Donald Cerrone entered this fight with a record of 21-6-0 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 lightweight in the world, he fought four times in 2013 losing twice, the first time against the current Ufc lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and then to Rafael dos Anjos. His opponent this time is Adriano Martins, black belt in Bjj with an official record of 25-6-0 (56% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.35 in the same weight class, he comes off six consecutive victories, losing his last bout to Francisco Trinaldo in 2011. Cerrone vs Martins is on the undercard of Benson Henderson vs Josh Thomson – UFC on Fox 10. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Luke Rockhold vs Costas Philippou – full fight Video UFC Ufn 35

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This fight has been rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-01-15, some good exchanges and a nice finish: Luke Rockhold vs Costas Philippou gets three stars. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold (10-2-0, 80% finishing rate) entered as the No.6 middleweight in the world, he fought just once in 2013 when he was defeated by Vitor Belfort with a spectacular spinning kick (one of the best knockouts of 2013, we rated it with four stars) but before that bout he had nine consecutive victories. His opponent, Constantinos Philippou, better known as Constas Philippou, (12-3-0, 58% finishing rate) entered as the No.15 (currently the #1 in this weight division is Chris Weidman) and he also fought just once in 2013 losing against Francis Carmont after five-fight win streak. Rockhold vs Philippou is the main event of “UFC Fight Night 35”. Watch the video!

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2014 MMA fight – Max Holloway vs Will Chope – fight Video UFC Ufn 34

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This fight has been rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-01-04, very nice exchanges and combinations between Max Holloway and Will Chope: it gets three stars. Max Holloway ranked as the No.70 featherweight in the world, entered the fight with a record of 7-3-0 (29% finishing rate) while Will Chope had a record of 19-5-0 (84% finishing rate). Holloway vs Chope is on the undercard of Tarec Saffiedine vs Hyun Gyu Lim – UFC Ufn 34. Watch the video!

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2013 MMA fight – Josh Barnett vs Travis Browne – full fight Video UFC 168

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2_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2013-12-28, pretty good finish between Josh Barnett and Travis Browne but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two. Josh Barnett (33-6-0, 85% finishing rate) entered as the No.8 heavyweight in the world while Travis Browne (15-1-1, 86% finishing rate) entered as the No.6 (currently the #1 in this weight division is Cain Velasquez). Barnett vs Browne is on the undercard of Chris Weidman vs Anderson Silva 2 – UFC 168. Watch the video!

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2013 MMA fight – Demetrious Johnson vs Joseph Benavidez 2 – full fight Video UFC Fox 9

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3_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2013-12-14, good start and spectacular finish: the second fight between Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez gets three stars. Demetrious Johnson (18-2-1, 56% finishing rate) entered as the No.1 flyweight in the world while Joseph Benavidez (19-3-0, 74% finishing rate) entered as the No.2. In their first fight Johnson defeated Benavidez by split decision (September 22, 2012); also this second fight is valid for the UFC flyweight title (Johnson’s third defense) and it is the main event of UFC on Fox 9. Watch the video!

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2013 MMA fight – Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua vs James Te Huna – full fight Video UFC Ufn 33

3_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2013-12-07, good start and spectacular finish: the fight between Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua and James Te Huna is very close to get four stars! Mauricio Rua (21-8-0, 91% finishing rate) entered as the No.11 light heavyweight in the world while James Te Huna (16-6-0, 82% finishing rate) entered as the No.19. Mauricio Rua vs Te Huna is on the undercard of Antonio Silva vs Mark Hunt – UFC Ufn 33. Watch the video!

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2013 MMA fight – Gray Maynard vs Nate Diaz 2 – full fight Video UFC Tuf 18 Finale

3_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2013-11-30, nice and tough fight between Gray Maynard and Nate Diaz: it gets three stars. Gray Maynard (11-2-1, 18% ko/tko victory rate) entered as the No.13 lightweight in the world while Nate Diaz (16-9-0, 88% finishing rate) entered as the No.14. In their first professional fight Maynard defeated Diaz by split decision (January 11, 2010) but they had already faced each other previously in the semifinal of “The Ultimate Fighter 5” and Diaz won by submission (but it is not recorded as a professional fight); this second fight is the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. Watch the video!

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2013 MMA fight – Josh Koscheck vs Tyron Woodley – full fight Video UFC 167

3_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2013-11-16, good exchanges and good finish: Josh Koscheck vs Tyron Woodley gets three stars. Josh Koscheck (17-7-0, 58% finishing rate) entered as the No.21 welterweight in the world while Tyron Woodley (11-2-0, 63% finishing rate) entered as the No.16. Koscheck vs Woodley is on the undercard of Georges St Pierre vs Johny Hendricks – UFC 167. Watch the video!

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2013 MMA fight – Vitor Belfort vs Dan Henderson 2 – full fight Video UFC FN 32

3_stars_mma_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2013-11-09, the second fight between Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson gets three stars thanks to a good finish. The Brazilian Vitor Belfort (23-10-0, 83% finishing rate) entered as the No.4 middleweight in the world while Dan Henderson, 43 years old, (29-10-0, 52% finishing rate) entered as the No.8 light heavyweight. In their first fight Hendo defeated Belfort by unanimous decision (October 21, 2006); this second fight is the main event of UFC Fight Night 32. Watch the video!

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