TAG: UFC Performance of the Night

2019 MMA fight – Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya – fight Video UFC 243

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-10-06, pretty good finish between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in hapkido, karate, Tuf Ww tournament winner and current Ufc Mw champion Robert Whittaker entered this fight with a professional mma record of 20-4-0 (70% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since June 9, 2018 when he defeated Yoel Romero in their rematch (via split decision, Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero II). He had suffered two consecutive losses between 2013 and 2014, against Court McGee (McGee vs Whittaker) and Stephen Thompson (Whittaker vs Thompson), but then he has won nine consecutive bouts defeating Yoel Romero also in 2017 (Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker I).
His opponent, the undefeated former Glory kickboxing fighter and interim Ufc Mw champ Israel Adesanya, has a perfect record of 17-0-0 (76% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.2 middleweight in the world. In his last three bouts he has won over Derek Brunson (Derek Brunson vs Israel Adesanya), Anderson Silva (Israel Adesanya vs Anderson Silva) and Kelvin Gastelum (Kelvin Gastelum vs Israel Adesanya). Whittaker vs Adesanya, main event of UFC 243, is valid for the Ufc middleweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Jack Hermansson vs Jared Cannonier – fight Video UFC FN 160

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-09-28, pretty good fight between Jack Hermansson and Jared Cannonier: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Jack Hermansson entered this fight with a mma record of 20-4-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Robert Whittaker). He was defeated by Thiago Santos in 2017 (Thiago Santos vs Jack Hermansson) but then he has won four bouts beating David Branch (David Branch vs Jack Hermansson) and Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza in his last two (Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Jack Hermansson).
His opponent, Jared Cannonier, has an official record of 12-4-0 (83% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2017 and 2018, against Jan Blachowicz and Dominick Reyes (Dominick Reyes vs Jared Cannonier), but then he has beat David Branch (David Branch vs Jared Cannonier) and Anderson Silva (Anderson Silva vs Jared Cannonier). Hermansson vs Cannonier is the main event of UFC Fight Night 160 (UFC on ESPN+ 18). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Jim Crute vs Misha Cirkunov – fight Video UFC FN 158

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-09-14, back and forth bout between Jim Crute and Misha Cirkunov: it is close to get four stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The undefeated black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Jimmy Crute entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 10-0-0 (70% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.19 light heavyweight in the world. In his last three bouts he has won over Chris Birchler, Paul Craig and Sam Alvey (Sam Alvey vs Jim Crute).
His opponent, Misha Cirkunov (black belt in Bjj as well), has an official record of 14-5-0 (86% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.37 in the same weight class but he won just one out of his last four bouts, against Patrick Cummins last year (Misha Cirkunov vs Patrick Cummins); after this fight, in 2019, he has lost to Johnny Walker (Misha Cirkunov vs Johnny Walker). Jimmy Crute vs Cirkunov is on the undercard of Donald Cerrone vs Justin Gaethje – UFC Fight Night 158 (UFC on ESPN+ 16). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Donald Cerrone vs Justin Gaethje – fight Video UFC FN 158

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-09-14, good fight between Donald Cerrone and Justin Gaethje: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and gaidojutsu Donald Cerrone entered this fight with a mma record of 36-12-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Khabib Nurmagomedov). ‘Cowboy’ has already fought three times in 2019 beating Alexander Hernandez (Donald Cerrone vs Alexander Hernandez) and Al Iaquinta (Al Iaquinta vs Donald Cerrone) but then he has lost to Tony Ferguson (Tony Ferguson vs Donald Cerrone).
His opponent, the former Wsof Lw champion Justin Gaethje, has an official record of 20-2-0 (90% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2017 and 2018, against Eddie Alvarez (Eddie Alvarez vs Justin Gaethje) and Dustin Poirier (4-stars fight, Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje), but then he has won over James Vick (Justin Gaethje vs James Vick) and Edson Barboza (4-stars fight, Edson Barboza vs Justin Gaethje). Cowboy vs Gaethje is the main event of UFC Fight Night 158 (UFC on ESPN+ 16). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier – fight Video UFC 242

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-09-07, great fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The undefeated black belt in judo, two time combat sambo world champion and Ufc Lw champ Khabib Nurmagomedov entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 27-0-0 (63% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 lightweight in the world. In his last three bouts he has won over Edson Barboza (Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Edson Barboza), Al Iaquinta (Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Al Iaquinta) and Conor McGregor (Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor); after this bout Nurmagomedov was suspended for nine months because, following his victory over Conor McGregor, he jumped the cage and charged toward McGregor’s cornerman Dillon Danis, who provoked Khabib with trash talk from outside the cage and then a brawl broke out between the two teams.
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and interim Ufc Lw champion Dustin Poirier, has an official record of 25-5-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Michael Johnson in 2016 (Poirier vs Johnson) but then he has collected five victories and one no-contest beating Eddie Alvarez (Eddie Alvarez vs Dustin Poirier 2) and Max Holloway in his last two (Max Holloway vs Dustin Poirier 2). Khabib vs Poirier, main event of UFC 242, is valid for the Ufc lightweight title (Khabib’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 best MMA fight – Jessica Andrade vs Weili Zhang – fight Video UFC FN 157

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-08-31, amazing start with some tough exchanges: Jessica Andrade vs Weili Zhang is one of the best mma fights of the year 2019 and it gets four stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The Ufc champion Jessica Andrade entered this fight with a pro mma record of 20-6-0 (70% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s strawweight in the world. . ‘Bate Estaca’ Andrade lost to Joanna Jedrzejczyk in 2017 (Jedrzejczyk vs Andrade) but then she has won four bouts defeating Karolina Kowalkiewicz (Jessica Andrade vs Karolina Kowalkiewicz) and Rose Namajunas in her last two (Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade).
Her opponent, Weili Zhang, has a record of 19-1-0 (84% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. She suffered her only loss when she faced Meng Bo at her professional mma debut in 2013, since then she has won 19 consecutive bouts beating Danielle Taylor, Jessica Aguilar and Tecia Torres in her last three (Tecia Torres vs Weili Zhang). Andrade vs Zhang, main event of UFC Fight Night 157 (UFC on ESPN+ 15), is valid for the Ufc women’s strawweight title (Andrade’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs Li Jingliang – fight Video UFC FN 157

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-08-31, pretty good fight between Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos and Li Jingliang: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos entered this fight with a mma record of 21-5-0 (81% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.23 welterweight in the world. ‘Capoeira’ dos Santos was defeated by Nicolas Dalby in 2015 but then he has won seven bouts defeating Sean Strickland, Luigi Vendramini and Curtis Millender in his last three (Curtis Millender vs Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos).
His opponent, Li Jingliang, has an official record of 16-5-0 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.81 in the same weight class. He lost to Jake Matthews last year (Jingliang Li vs Jake Matthews) but then he has beat Daichi Abe and David Zawada. Dos Santos vs Jingliang is on the undercard of Jessica Andrade vs Weili Zhang – UFC Fight Night 157 (UFC on ESPN+ 15). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Daniel Cormier vs Stipe Miocic 2 – fight Video UFC 241

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-08-17, great performance by both fighters: Daniel Cormier vs Stipe Miocic 2 is close to get four stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The former Strikeforce Hw, former Ufc light-Hw and current Ufc Hw champion Daniel Cormier entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-1-0 (68% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 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 seven bouts beating Stipe Miocic (Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier I) and Derrick Lewis in his last two (Daniel Cormier vs Derrick Lewis). 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).
His opponent, the former Ufc Hw champ Stipe Miocic, has an official record of 18-3-0 (78% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. Before losing to Cormier in July 2018, he had beat Francis Ngannou in January 2018 (Stipe Miocic vs Francis Ngannou) and Junior dos Santos in May 2017 (Miocic vs dos Santos 2). Cormier vs Miocic 2, main event of Ufc 241, is valid for the Ufc heavyweight title (Cormier’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Volkan Oezdemir vs Ilir Latifi – fight Video UFC FN 156

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-08-10, good second part of the fight between Volkan Oezdemir and Ilir Latifi: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Volkan Oezdemir entered this fight with a pro mma record of 15-4-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 light heavyweight in the world but he comes off three consecutive losses, against Daniel Cormier (Daniel Cormier vs Volkan Oezdemir), Anthony Smith (Volkan Oezdemir vs Anthony Smith) and Dominick Reyes (Dominick Reyes vs Volkan Oezdemir).
His opponent, Ilir Latifi, has a record of 14-6-0 (71% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.13 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year beating Ovince St Preux (Ovince St Preux vs Ilir Latifi) and losing to Corey Anderson (Corey Anderson vs Ilir Latifi). Oezdemir vs Latifi is on the undercard of Valentina Shevchenko vs Liz Carmouche 2 – UFC Fight Night 156 (UFC on ESPN+ 14). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Jordan Espinosa vs Matt Schnell – fight Video UFC on ESPN 5

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-08-03, pretty good finish between Jordan Espinosa and Matt Schnell: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Jordan Espinosa entered this fight with a pro record of 14-5-0 (64% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 flyweight in the world. He was defeated by Dinis Paiva in 2017 but since then he has won five bouts defeating Eric Shelton in 2019.
His opponent, the black belt in karate Matt Schnell, has an official mma record of 13-4-0 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.15 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2016 and 2017, against Rob Font and Hector Sandoval, but then he has won three fights beating Louis Smolka in his last one. Espinosa vs Schnell is on the undercard of Colby Covington vs Robbie Lawler – UFC on ESPN 5. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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