TAG: UFC Performance of the Night

2018 MMA fight – Chad Mendes vs Myles Jury – fight Video UFC FN 133

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-07-14, pretty good finish between Chad Mendes and Myles Jury but it is not enough to get three stars, it gets two (UFC Performance of the Night).

Chad Mendes entered this fight with a mma record of 17-4-0 (53% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since December 11, 2015 when he was defeated by Frankie Edgar (Frankie Edgar vs Chad Mendes). Before this bout, in 2015, he had also lost to Conor McGregor in July (Mendes vs McGregor) and had beat Ricardo Lamas in April (Mendes vs Lamas).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Myles Jury, has an official record of 17-2-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.13 featherweight in the world. He had also lost twice in 2015, with Donald Cerrone (Donald Cerrone vs Myles Jury) and Charles Oliveira (Charles Oliveira vs Myles Jury) but then he has beat Mike De La Torre and Rick Glenn. Mendes vs Jury is on the undercard of Junior dos Santos vs Blagoy Ivanov – UFC Fight Night 133. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier – fight Video UFC 226

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-07-07, good fight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The Ufc Hw champion Stipe Miocic entered this fight with a mma record of 18-2-0 (78% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.1 heavyweight in the world. He suffered his last loss when he faced Junior dos Santos in their first bout in 2014 (via unanimous decision, dos Santos vs Miocic), after this fight he has collected six victories winning the Ufc belt against Fabricio Werdum (Werdum vs Miocic) and defending it with Alistair Overeem (Miocic vs Overeem), Junior dos Santos in their second bout (Miocic vs dos Santos 2) and Francis Ngannou (Stipe Miocic vs Francis Ngannou).
His opponent, the former Strikeforce Hw and current Ufc light-Hw champ Daniel Cormier, has an official record of 20-1-0 (65% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.1 light heavyweight. ‘DC’ suffered his only loss against Jon Jones in their first fight in 2015 (Jones vs Cormier I), since then he has won five bouts beating Anderson Silva in 2016 (Cormier vs Silva), Anthony Johnson in 2017 (Cormier vs Johnson 2) and Volkan Oezdemir in 2018 (Daniel Cormier vs Volkan Oezdemir). In 2017 he had also faced Jon Jones for the second time losing via KO, but then the result was overturned in a no-contest since ‘Bones’ tested positive for Turinabol (Cormier vs Jones 2). Miocic vs Cormier, main event of Ufc 226, is valid for the Ufc heavyweight title (Miocic’s fourth defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Anthony Pettis vs Michael Chiesa – fight Video UFC 226

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-07-07, pretty good finish between Anthony Pettis and Michael Chiesa: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in tae-kwon-do and former Ufc Lw champion Anthony Pettis entered this fight with a record of 20-7-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Eddie Alvarez) but he won just two out of his last seven bouts beating Jim Miller (Pettis vs Miller) and losing to Dustin Poirier in 2017 (Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis).
His opponent, the Tuf winner Michael Chiesa, has a mma record of 14-3-0 (71% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he entered as the No.23 in the same weight class. He beat Beneil Dariush in 2016 but then he was defeated by Kevin Lee in 2017 (Michael Chiesa vs Kevin Lee). Pettis vs Chiesa is on the undercard of Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier – UFC 226. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Gokhan Saki vs Khalil Rountree – fight Video UFC 226

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-07-07, good finish between Gokhan Saki and Khalil Rountree: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The former Glory light-Hw kickboxing champion Gokhan Saki entered this fight with a professional mma record of 1-1-0 (100% finishing rate) but he has kickboxing record of 83-12-0 (59 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.78 light heavyweight in the world. He debuted in mixed martial arts in 2004 but he lost to James Zikic via tko; then he fought in 2017 beating Henrique da Silva (4-stars fight, Gokhan Saki vs Henrique da Silva).
His opponent, Khalil Rountree Jr, has an official record of 6-2-0 (67% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.71 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive defeats in 2016, against Andrew Sanchez and Tyson Pedro, but then he has collected two victories, over Daniel Jolly and Paul Craig, and one no-contest with Michał Oleksiejczuk. Saki vs Rountree is on the undercard of Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier – UFC 226. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Uriah Hall vs Paulo Costa – fight Video UFC 226

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-07-07, nice and tough exchanges between Uriah Hall and Paulo Henrique Costa: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in karate Uriah Hall entered this fight with a pro mma record of 13-8-0 (85% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 middleweight in the world. He suffered three consecutive defeats between 2015 and 2016, against Robert Whittaker (Hall vs Whittaker), Derek Brunson (Hall vs Brunson) and Gegard Mousasi (Mousasi vs Hall 2) but he came back to win in 2017 with Krzysztof Jotko (Krzysztof Jotko vs Uriah Hall).
His opponent, the undefeated Paulo Henrique Borrachinha Costa, has a perfect record of 11-0-0 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.16 in the same weight class. Paulo Costa fought three times last year winning over Garreth McLellan, Oluwale Bamgbose (Paulo Costa vs Bamgbose) and Johny Hendricks (Johny Hendricks vs Paulo Costa). Hall vs Costa is on the undercard of Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier – UFC 226. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Brad Tavares vs Israel Adesanya – fight Video UFC Tuf 27 Finale

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-07-06, pretty good fight between Israel Adesanya and Brad Tavares: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Brad Tavares entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-4-0 (41% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 middleweight in the world. He lost to Robert Whittaker in 2015 (Tavares vs Whittaker) but then he has won four consecutive bouts beating Thales Leites and Krzysztof Jotko in his last two (Brad Tavares vs Krzysztof Jotko).
His opponent, the undefeated former Glory kickboxing fighter Israel Adesanya, has a perfect record of 13-0-0 (92% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.46 in the same weight class. He has already fought twice in 2018 winning over Rob Wilkinson and Martin Vettori (Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori). Tavares vs Adesanya is the main event of UFC Tuf 27 Finale. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Alistair Overeem vs Curtis Blaydes – fight Video UFC 225

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-09, pretty good fight between Alistair Overeem and Curtis Blaydes: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The former K-1, Strikeforce and Dream world champion Alistair Overeem entered this fight with a record of 43-16-0 (88% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic). The Reem fought three times last year beating Mark Hunt (Overeem vs Hunt 2) and Fabricio Werdum (Werdum vs Overeem 3) but then he lost to Francis Ngannou (Alistair Overeem vs Francis Ngannou).
His opponent, Curtis Blaydes, has an official mma record of 9-1-0 (78% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Francis Ngannou in 2016, after this fight he has collected four victories and one no-contest defeating Alexey Oleynik (Alexey Oleynik vs Curtis Blaydes) and Mark Hunt in his last two (Mark Hunt vs Curtis Blaydes). Overeem vs Blaydes is on the undercard of Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero 2 – UFC 225. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Jake Ellenberger vs Ben Saunders – fight Video UFC FN 131

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-01, some good exchanges between Jake Ellenberger and Ben Saunders but it is not enough to get three stars, it gets two (UFC Performance of the Night).

Jake Ellenberger entered this fight with a professional record of 31-13-0 (81% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.42 welterweight in the world but he won just two out of his last nine fights: he beat Matt Brown in 2016 (Brown vs Ellenberger) and then he was defeated by Jorge Masvidal (Ellenberger vs Masvidal) and Mike Perry (Jake Ellenberger vs Mike Perry).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Ben Saunders, has a mma record of 21-9-2 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.81 in the same weight class but he comes off two consecutive losses, with Alan Jouban in 2018 and Peter Sobotta in 2017 (Ben Saunders vs Peter Sobotta); before this bout he had beat Court McGee (Ben Saunders vs Court McGee). Ellenberger vs Saunders is on the undercard of Jimmie Rivera vs Marlon Moraes – UFC Fight Night 131. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Gregor Gillespie vs Vinc Pichel – fight Video UFC FN 131

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-01, good fight between Gregor Gillespie and Vinc Pichel: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The undefeated Gregor Gillespie entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 11-0-0 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.55 lightweight in the world. In his last three fights he has won over Andrew Holbrook, Jason Gonzalez and Jordan Rinaldi (Gregor Gillespie vs Jordan Rinaldi).
His opponent, Vinc Pichel, has an official record of 11-1-0 (73% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.63 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Rustam Khabilov in 2012 (Rustam Khabilov vs Vinc Pichel), since then he has fought and won just four times beating Joaquim Silva in 2018. Gillespie vs Pichel is on the undercard of Jimmie Rivera vs Marlon Moraes – UFC Fight Night 131. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Jimmie Rivera vs Marlon Moraes – fight Video UFC FN 131

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-01, good finish between Jimmie Rivera and Marlon Moraes: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in karate Jimmie Rivera entered this fight with a pro mma record of 21-1-0 (29% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is TJ Dillashaw). He suffered his only loss at his second professional mma fight, against Jason McLean in 2008 (via split decision), since then he has collected 20 consecutive victories beating Iuri Alcantara (Alcantara vs Rivera), Urijah Faber (Faber vs Rivera) and Thomas Almeida in his last three (Jimmie Rivera vs Thomas Almeida).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Wsof Bw champion Marlon Moraes, has a record of 20-5-1 (70% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year losing to Raphael Assuncao (Moraes vs Assuncao) but then he beat John Dodson (Dodson vs Moraes) and Aljamain Sterling (Aljamain Sterling vs Marlon Moraes). Rivera vs Moraes is the main event of UFC Fight Night 131. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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