TAG: UFC Performance of the Night

2018 MMA fight – David Branch vs Thiago Santos – fight Video UFC FN 128

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-21, fight not so exciting between David Branch and Thiago Santos: it gets two stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Bjj, former Wsof light-Hw and Mw champion David Branch entered this fight with a mma record of 21-4-0 (57% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 middleweight in the world. He fought twice last year defeating Krzysztof Jotko (Krzysztof Jotko vs David Branch) and losing to Luke Rockhold (Luke Rockhold vs David Branch).
His opponent, Thiago Santos, has an official record of 17-5-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class. Thiago ‘Marreta’ lost twice in 2016, against Gegard Mousasi (Mousasi vs Santos ) and Eric Spicely, but then he has won four bouts defeating Anthony Smith in 2018 (Thiago Santos vs Anthony Smith). Branch vs Santos is on the undercard of Edson Barboza vs Kevin Lee – UFC Fight Night 128. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Carlos Condit vs Alex Oliveira – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, good finish between Carlos Condit and Alex Oliveira: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in gaidojutsu and former interim Ufc Ww champion Carlos Condit entered this fight with a mma record of 30-11-0 (93% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.19 welterweight in the world but but he comes off three consecutive losses, the last one with Neil Magny (Carlos Condit vs Neil Magny). His last victory was in 2015 with Thiago Alves (Condit vs Alves).
His opponent, Alex Oliveira, has an official record of 17-5-1 (82% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class. ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira fought three times last year winning over Tim Means (Means vs Oliveira 2) and Ryan LaFlare (Oliveira vs LaFlare) but then he lost to Yancy Medeiros (Alex Oliveira vs Yancy Medeiros). Condit vs Oliveira is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Evan Dunham vs Olivier Aubin-Mercier – fight Video UFC 223

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-07, some good shots between Evan Dunham and Olivier Aubin-Mercier but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Evan Dunham entered this fight with a pro record of 18-6-1 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.16 lightweight in the world. He suffered three consecutive losses between 2013 and 2014, the last one against Edson Barboza (Barboza vs Dunham), but then he has collected four victories and one draw, with Beneil Dariush in 2017 (Beneil Dariush vs Evan Dunham).
His opponent, the black belt in judo Olivier Aubin-Mercier, has a mma record of 10-2-0 (80% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he entered as the No.40 in the same weight class. He lost to Carlos Diego Ferreira in 2016 but then he has won over Thibault Gouti, Drew Dober and Tony Martin. Dunham vs Aubin-Mercier is on the undercard of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Al Iaquinta – UFC 223. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Fabricio Werdum vs Alexander Volkov – fight Video UFC FN 127

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-03-17, pretty good fight between Fabricio Werdum and Alexander Volkov: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Hw champion Fabricio Werdum entered this fight with a professional mma record of 23-7-1 (74% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic). ‘Vai Cavalo’ Werdum fought three times last year losing to Alistair Overeem (Werdum vs Overeem 3) but then he beat Walt Harris (Werdum vs Harris) and Marcin Tybura (Fabricio Werdum vs Marcin Tybura).
His opponent, the former Bellator and M-1 Global Hw champion Alexander Volkov, has an official record of 29-6-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive losses in 2015, against Tony Johnson (Volkov vs Johnson) and Cheick Kongo (Kongo vs Volkov), but then he has won five bouts beating Roy Nelson (Nelson vs Volkov) and Stefan Struve in 2017 (Alexander Volkov vs Stefan Struve). Werdum vs Volkov is the main event of UFC Fight Night 127. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Ovince St Preux vs Ilir Latifi – fight Video UFC on Fox 28

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-24, great finish between Ovince Saint Preux and Ilir Latifi: it is close to get four stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Ovince St Preux entered this fight with a professional record of 22-10-0 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Daniel Cormier). OSP suffered three consecutive losses between 2016 and 2017, the last one with Volkan Oezdemir (St Preux vs Oezdemir) but then he has beat Marcos Rogerio de Lima (St Preux vs Rogerio de Lima), Yushin Okami (St Preux vs Okami) and Corey Anderson (Ovince St Preux vs Corey Anderson).
His opponent, Ilir Latifi, has a mma record of 13-5-0 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class. He lost to Ryan Bader in 2016 (Ryan Bader vs Ilir Latifi) but he came back to win in 2017 with Tyson Pedro (Ilir Latifi vs Tyson Pedro). Latifi vs St Preux is on the undercard of Josh Emmett vs Jeremy Stephens – UFC on Fox 28. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Josh Emmett vs Jeremy Stephens – fight Video UFC on Fox 28

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-24, pretty good fight between Josh Emmett and Jeremy Stephens: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Josh Emmett entered this fight with a pro mma record of 13-1-0 (46% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Max Holloway). He fought three times in 2017 losing to Desmond Green but then he beat Felipe Arantes and Ricardo Lamas (Ricardo Lamas vs Josh Emmett).
His opponent, Jeremy Stephens, has a record of 27-14-0 (74% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive fights between 2016 and 2017, against Frankie Edgar (Edgar vs Stephens) and Renato ‘Moicano’ Carneiro (Stephens vs Moicano) but then he has beat Gilbert Melendez (Stephens vs Melendez) and Doo Ho Choi (Jeremy Stephens vs Doo Ho Choi). Stephens vs Emmett is the main event of UFC on Fox 28. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Derrick Lewis vs Marcin Tybura – fight Video UFC FN 126

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-18, fight not so exciting between Derrick Lewis and Marcin Tybura: it gets two stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Derrick Lewis entered this fight with a pro record of 18-5-0 (94% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic). He fought twice last year beating Travis Browne (Lewis vs Browne) and losing to Mark Hunt (Derrick Lewis vs Mark Hunt).
His opponent, the former M-1 Global Hw champion Marcin Tybura, has a mma record of 16-3-0 (81% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class. He fought three times in 2017 defeating Luis Henrique and Andrei Arlovski (Arlovski vs Tybura) but then he lost to Fabricio Werdum (Fabricio Werdum vs Marcin Tybura). Lewis vs Tybura is on the undercard of Donald Cerrone vs Yancy Medeiros – UFC Fight Night 126. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Thiago Alves vs Curtis Millender – fight Video UFC FN 126

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-18, good finish between Thiago Alves and Curtis Millender: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Thiago Alves entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-11-0 (64% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.28 welterweight in the world. ‘Pitbull’ Alves lost two consecutive bouts between 2015 and 2016, against Carlos Condit (Carlos Condit vs Thiago Alves) and Jim Miller but he came back to win in 2017 with Patrick Cote (Patrick Cote vs Thiago Alves).
His opponent, Curtis Millender, has a record of 14-3-0 (36% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.80 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Eddie Mendez in 2015 but since then he has collected six victories beating Nick Barnes in 2018. Millender vs Alves is on the undercard of Donald Cerrone vs Yancy Medeiros – UFC Fight Night 126. 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 – Valentina Shevchenko vs Priscila Cachoeira – fight Video UFC FN 125

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-03, one sided fight between Valentina Shevchenko and Priscila Cachoeira: it gets two stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in tae-kwon-do, judo and former Wako, Wmf and Kunlun fight kickboxing champion Valentina Shevchenko entered this fight with a mma record of 14-3-0 (71% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.2 women’s bantamweight in the world. She fought twice last year beating Julianna Pena (=Shevchenko vs Pena) and losing to current #1 Ufc women’s Bw champion Amanda Nunes (=Nunes vs Shevchenko 2).
Her opponent, the undefeated Priscila Cachoeira, has a perfect record of 8-0-0 (50% ko/tko victory rate – she has never won via submission) and she entered as the No.9 women’s flyweight. ‘Pedrita’ Cachoeira fought four times in 2017 winning over Laisa Coimbra, Karoline Martins Moreira, Marta Souza and Rosy Duarte. Shevchenko vs Cachoeira is on the undercard of Lyoto Machida vs Eryk Anders – UFC Fight Night 125. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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