TAG: UFC Performance of the Night

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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2018 MMA fight – Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Derek Brunson 2 – fight Video UFC on Fox 27

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-01-27, pretty good finish between Ronaldo Jacare Souza and Derek Brunson 2: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Bjj, judo and former Strikeforce Mw champion Ronaldo Jacare Souza entered this fight with a pro mma record of 24-5-0 (83% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Georges St Pierre). He fought twice last year beating Tim Boetsch (=Souza vs Boetsch) and losing to Robert Whittaker (=Jacare vs Whittaker).
His opponent, Derek Brunson, has an official record of 18-5-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2016 and 2017, against Robert Whittaker (=Whittaker vs Brunson) and Anderson Silva (=Silva vs Brunson), but then he has won over Dan Kelly (=Brunson vs Kelly) and Lyoto Machida (=Brunson vs Machida). In their first fight Jacare defeated Brunson via ko in just one round (August 18, 2012 – Jacare vs Brunson I); this second fight is the main event of “UFC on Fox 27: Jacare vs Brunson 2”. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Daniel Cormier vs Volkan Oezdemir – fight Video UFC 220

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-01-20, good fight between Daniel Cormier and Volkan Oezdemir: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The former Strikeforce Hw and current Ufc light-Hw champion Daniel Cormier entered this fight with a pro mma record of 19-1-0 (63% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 light heavyweight in the world. ‘DC’ suffered his only loss against Jon Jones in their first fight in 2015 (=Jones vs Cormier I), since then he has won four bouts beating Anderson Silva in 2016 (=Cormier vs Silva) and Anthony Johnson in 2017 (=Cormier vs Johnson 2). After this fight he has 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).
His opponent, Volkan Oezdemir, has a record of 15-1-0 (80% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Kelly Anundson in 2014, since then he has won five bouts defeating Ovince Saint Preux (=St Preux vs Oezdemir), Misha Cirkunov (=Cirkunov vs Oezdemir) and Jimi Manuwa in 2017 (=Manuwa vs Oezdemir). Cormier vs Oezdemir is valid for the Ufc light-heavyweight title; undercard of Stipe Miocic vs Francis Ngannou – UFC 220. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Edson Barboza – fight Video UFC 219

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-12-30, good pace with some nice exchanges: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Edson Barboza gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The undefeated black belt in judo and two time combat sambo world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 24-0-0 (67% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Conor McGregor). After suffering different injuries between 2014 and 2015, he came back to fight in 2016 winning over Darrell Horcher (=Nurmagomedov vs Horcher) and Michael Johnson (=Johnson vs Nurmagomedov).
His opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do Edson Barboza, has an official record of 19-4-0 (63% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. He lost to Tony Ferguson in 2015 (=Ferguson vs Barboza) but then he has beat Anthony Pettis (=Pettis vs Barboza), Gilbert Melendez (=Barboza vs Melendez) and Beneil Dariush (4-stars fight, Barboza vs Dariush). Nurmagomedov vs Barboza is on the undercard of Cris Cyborg Justino vs Holly Holm – UFC 219. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Cub Swanson vs Brian Ortega – fight Video UFC FN 123

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-12-09, pretty good fight between Brian Ortega and Cub Swanson: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night and UFC Fight of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo Cub Swanson entered this fight with a pro mma record of 25-7-0 (60% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 featherweight in the world. He lost two consecutive fights between 2014 and 2015, against Frankie Edgar (=Edgar vs Swanson) and current #1 Ufc Fw champion Max Holloway (=Swanson vs Holloway), but then he has won four bouts beating Artem Lobov in 2017 (=Swanson vs Lobov).
His opponent, the undefeated black belt in Bjj Brian Ortega, has a perfect record of 12-0-0 (67% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class. In his last three fights he has beat Diego Brandao (=Ortega vs Brandao), Clay Guida (=Ortega vs Guida) and Renato Moicano Carneiro (=Carneiro vs Ortega). Ortega vs Swanson is the mian event of UFC Fight Night 123. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Aljamain Sterling vs Marlon Moraes – fight Video UFC FN 123

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-12-09, spectacular finish between Marlon Moraes and Aljamain Sterling: it is close to get four stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Aljamain Sterling entered this fight with a professional record of 14-2-0 (57% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is TJ Dillashaw). He lost two consecutive fights between 2016 and 2017, against Bryan Caraway and Raphael Assuncao (=Sterling vs Assuncao) but then he has defeated Augusto Mendes and Renan Barao (=Sterling vs Barao).
His opponent, the former Wsof Bw champion Marlon Moraes, has a mma record of 19-5-1 (68% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. He has fought twice in 2017 losing to Raphael Assuncao (=Moraes vs Assuncao) and beating John Dodson (=Dodson vs Moraes). Moraes vs Sterling is on the undercard of Cub Swanson vs Brian Ortega – UFC Fight Night 123. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2017 MMA fight – Eric Spicely vs Gerald Meerschaert – fight Video UFC Tuf 26 Finale

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2017-12-01, fight not particularly good between Gerald Meerschaert and Eric Spicely: it gets two stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Bjj Eric Spicely entered this fight with a pro mma record of 10-2-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.40 middleweight in the world. He Has already fought twice in 2017 beating Alessio Di Chirico and losing to Antonio Carlos Jr.
His opponent, Gerald Meerschaert, has a record of 26-9-0 (92% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.59 in the same weight class. He has also fought twice in 2017 winning over Ryan Janes but then he was defeated by Thiago Santos. Meerschaert vs Spicely is on the undercard of Nicco Montano vs Roxanne Modafferi – UFC Tuf 26 Finale. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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