TAG: UFC Performance of the Night

2019 MMA fight – David Branch vs Jack Hermansson – fight Video UFC on ESPN 2

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-03-30, good start between David Branch and Jack Hermansson: it gets three 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 record of 22-5-0 (59% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 middleweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Luke Rockhold (Luke Rockhold vs David Branch) and Jared Cannonier (David Branch vs Jared Cannonier); between these two bouts he beat Thiago Santos (David Branch vs Thiago Santos).
His opponent, Jack Hermansson, has a mma record of 18-4-0 (83% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.19 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Thiago Santos in 2017 (Thiago Santos vs Jack Hermansson) but then he has won over Thales Leites and Gerald Meerschaert. Branch vs Hermansson is on the undercard of Edson Barboza vs Justin Gaethje – UFC on ESPN 2. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Stephen Thompson vs Anthony Pettis – fight Video UFC FN 148

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-03-23, good finish between Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in karate and ju-jitsu Stephen Thompson entered this fight with a mma record of 14-3-1 (57% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Kamaru Usman) but he lost two out of his last three fights, against former #1 Ufc champion Tyron Woodley (Woodley vs Thompson 2) and with Darren Till (Stephen Thompson vs Darren Till); between these two bouts he beat Jorge Masvidal (Stephen Thompson vs Jorge Masvidal).
His opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do, Bjj and former Ufc Lw champion Anthony Pettis, has an official record of 21-8-0 (81% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 lightweight but he lost six out of his last nine fights. Last year he beat Michael Chiesa (Anthony Pettis vs Michael Chiesa) and he was defeated by Tony Ferguson (Tony Ferguson vs Anthony Pettis). Thompson vs Pettis is the main event of UFC Fight Night 148 (UFC on ESPN+ 6). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Darren Till vs Jorge Masvidal – fight Video UFC FN 147

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-03-16, great fight between Darren Till and Jorge Masvidal: it is close to get four stars (UFC Fight of the Night, UFC Performance of the Night).

Darren Till entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-1-1 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Kamaru Usman). He fought twice last year beating Stephen Thompson (Stephen Thompson vs Darren Till) and suffering his first loss, against former #1 Ufc champion Tyron Woodley (Tyron Woodley vs Darren Till).
His opponent, Jorge Masvidal, has an official record of 32-13-0 (47% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since November 4, 2017 when he was defeated by Stephen Thompson (Stephen Thompson vs Jorge Masvidal); before this bout, in 2017, he had also lost to Demian Maia in May (via split decision, Maia vs Masvidal) and he had beat Donald Cerrone in January (Cerrone vs Masvidal). Till vs Masvidal is the main event of UFC Fight Night 147 (UFC on ESPN+ 5). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Beneil Dariush vs Drew Dober – fight Video UFC FN 146

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-03-09, pretty good fight between Beneil Dariush and Drew Dober: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Bjj Beneil Dariush entered this fight with a pro record of 15-4-1 (60% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.20 lightweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to Alexander Hernandez and beating Thiago Moises.
His opponent, Drew Dober, has an official mma record of 20-8-0 (65% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.47 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Olivier Aubin-Mercier in 2016 but then he has won over Josh Burkman, Frank Camacho (Drew Dober vs Frank Camacho) and Jon Tuck. Dariush vs Dober is on the undercard of Derrick Lewis vs Junior dos Santos – UFC Fight Night 146 (UFC on ESPN+ 4). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Tim Means vs Niko Price – fight Video UFC FN 146

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-03-09, good fight between Tim Means and Niko Price: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Tim Means entered this fight with a mma record of 28-10-1 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.49 welterweight in the world. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2017 and 2018, against Belal Muhammad (Tim Means vs Belal Muhammad) and Sergio Moraes, but then he has beat Ricky Rainey.
His opponent, Niko Price, has an official record of 12-2-0 (92% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.72 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year defeating George Sullivan and Randy Brown but then he lost to Abdul Razak Alhassan. Means vs Price is on the undercard of Derrick Lewis vs Junior dos Santos – UFC Fight Night 146 (UFC on ESPN+ 4). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Misha Cirkunov vs Johnny Walker – fight Video UFC 235

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-03-02, great finish between Misha Cirkunov and Johnny Walker: it is close to get four stars (UFC Performance of the Night)!.

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Misha Cirkunov entered this fight with a professional mma record of 14-4-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.26 light heavyweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Volkan Oezdemir (Cirkunov vs Oezdemir) and Glover Teixeira (Glover Teixeira vs Misha Cirkunov); after these bouts he has beat Patrick Cummins (Misha Cirkunov vs Patrick Cummins).
His opponent, Johnny Walker, has a record of 16-3-0 (94% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.35 in the same weight class. He lost to Henrique Silva Lopes in 2016 but since then he has won eight consecutive bouts beating Henrique da Silva, Khalil Rountree (Khalil Rountree vs Johnny Walker) and Justin Ledet in his last three (Johnny Walker vs Justin Ledet). Cirkunov vs Walker is on the undercard of Jon Jones vs Anthony Smith – UFC 235. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Jan Blachowicz vs Thiago Santos – fight Video UFC FN 145

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-02-23, pretty good finish but the rest of the fight was not so good: Jan Blachowicz vs Thiago Santos gets two stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Bjj and former Ksw light-Hw champion Jan Blachowicz entered this fight with a professional mma record of 23-7-0 (61% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). He suffered two consecutive defeats between 2016 and 2017, against Alexander Gustafsson (Gustafsson vs Blachowicz) and Patrick Cummins, but then he has won four bouts beating Jimi Manuwa (Jimi Manuwa vs Jan Blachowicz 2) and Nikita Krylov in 2018 (Jan Blachowicz vs Nikita Krylov).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Thiago Santos, has an official record of 20-6-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. Thiago ‘Marreta’ was defeated by David Branch in April 2018 (David Branch vs Thiago Santos) but then he has won three fights beating Jimi Manuwa in his last one (Jimi Manuwa vs Thiago Santos). Blachowicz vs Santos is the main event of UFC Fight Night 145 (UFC on ESPN+ 3). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Stefan Struve vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima – fight Video UFC FN 145

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-02-23, pretty good finish between Stefan Struve and Marcos Rogerio de Lima but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two (UFC Performance of the Night).

Stefan Struve entered this fight with a pro mma record of 28-11-0 (89% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.27 heavyweight in the world but he comes off three consecutive losses, against Alexander Volkov (Alexander Volkov vs Stefan Struve), Andrei Arlovski (Andrei Arlovski vs Stefan Struve) and Marcin Tybura; his last victory was with Daniel Omielanczuk in 2016 (Stefan Struve vs Daniel Omielanczuk).
His opponent, Marcos Rogerio de Lima, has a record of 16-5-1 (87% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.50 in the same weight class. Marcos ‘Pezao’ was defeated by Ovince St Preux in 2017 (Ovince St Preux vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima) but he came back to win in 2018 against Adam Wieczorek. Struve vs Rogerio de Lima is on the undercard of Jan Blachowicz vs Thiago Santos – UFC Fight Night 145 (UFC on ESPN+ 3). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Gian Villante vs Michal Oleksiejczuk – fight Video UFC FN 145

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-02-23, good finish between Gian Villante and Michal Oleksiejczuk: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Gian Villante entered this fight with a mma record of 17-10-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.34 light heavyweight in the world. He fought three times last year beating Francimar Barroso (Gian Villante vs Francimar Barroso) and Ed Herman (Gian Villante vs Ed Herman) but between these two bouts he lost to Sam Alvey.
His opponent, Michal Oleksiejczuk, has an official record of 12-2-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.59 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Marcin Wojcik in 2014, since then he has collected nine victories and one no-contest in his last bout, against Khalil Rountree. Villante vs Oleksiejczuk is on the undercard of Jan Blachowicz vs Thiago Santos – UFC Fight Night 145 (UFC on ESPN+ 3). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Kron Gracie vs Alex Caceres – fight Video UFC on ESPN 1

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-02-17, pretty good finish between Kron Gracie and Alex Caceres: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The undefeated black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo Kron Gracie entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 4-0-0 (100% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since December 31, 2016 when he defeated Tatsuya Kawajiri (Tatsuya Kawajiri vs Kron Gracie); in September 2016, he had also beat Hideo Tokoro (Gracie vs Tokoro).
His opponent, Alex Caceres, has a record of 14-11-0 (57% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.84 featherweight in the world. He lost to Wang Guan in 2017 but then he defeated Martín Bravo in 2018. Gracie vs Caceres is on the undercard of Francis Ngannou vs Cain Velasquez – UFC on ESPN 1. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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