TAG: UFC Performance of the Night

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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2019 MMA fight – Niko Price vs Geoff Neal – fight Video UFC 240

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-07-27, pretty good fight between Niko Price and Geoff Neal: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Niko Price entered this fight with a professional record of 13-2-0 (92% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.46 welterweight in the world. He lost to Abdul Razak Alhassan last year but he came back to win against Tim Means in 2019 (Tim Means vs Niko Price).
His opponent, Geoff Neal, has a mma record of 11-2-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.54 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Kevin Holland in 2017 but since then he has won five consecutive bouts defeating Belal Muhammad in 2019. Price vs Neal is on the undercard of Max Holloway vs Frankie Edgar – UFC 240. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Alexey Oleynik vs Walt Harris – fight Video UFC on ESPN 4

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-07-20, good finish between Alexey Oleynik and Walt Harris: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Bjj, jujutsu and 2005 world combat sambo champ Alexey Oleynik entered this fight with a pro mma record of 57-12-1 (93% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 heavyweight in the world. He beat Junior Albini and Mark Hunt last year (Mark Hunt vs Alexey Oleynik) but he has lost to Alistair Overeem in 2019 (Alistair Overeem vs Alexey Oleynik).
His opponent, Walt Harris, has a record of 12-7-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.45 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2017, with Fabrício Werdum (Fabricio Werdum vs Walt Harris) and Mark Godbeer bu then he has collected two victories (against Daniel Spitz and Sergey Spivak) and one no-contest, with Andrei Arlovski (Andrei Arlovski vs Walt Harris). Oleynik vs Harris is on the undercard of Rafael dos Anjos vs Leon Edwards – UFC on ESPN 4. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Dan Hooker vs James Vick – fight Video UFC on ESPN 4

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-07-20, good finish between Dan Hooker and James Vick: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Dan Hooker entered this fight with a professional record of 17-8-0 (94% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.20 lightweight in the world. He fought three times last year beating Jim Miller (Jim Miller vs Dan Hooker) and Gilbert Burns but then he lost to Edson Barboza (Edson Barboza vs Dan Hooker).
His opponent, James Vick, has a mma record of 13-3-0 (62% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.26 in the same weight class but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Justin Gaethje (Justin Gaethje vs James Vick) and Paul Felder (Paul Felder vs James Vick); before this bout, in 2018, he had defeated Francisco Trinaldo (James Vick vs Francisco Trinaldo). Hooker vs Vick is on the undercard of Rafael dos Anjos vs Leon Edwards – UFC on ESPN 4. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Urijah Faber vs Ricky Simon – fight Video UFC FN 155

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-07-13, pretty good fight between Urijah Faber and Ricky Simon: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The 40-year-old (14 years older than Simon) Urijah Faber entered this fight with a pro mma record of 34-10-0 (76% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since December 17, 2016 when he defeated Brad Pickett (Urijah Faber vs Brad Pickett); before this bout, in 2016, he had lost twice, against Dominick Cruz (Cruz vs Faber 3) and Jimmie Rivera (Faber vs Rivera).
His opponent, Ricky Simon, has a record of 15-1-0 (47% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.15 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Anderson dos Santos in 2016, since then he has won eight consecutive fights defeating Merab Dvalishvili, Montel Jackson and Rani Yahya in his last three (Rani Yahya vs Ricky Simon). Faber vs Simon is on the undercard of Germaine de Randamie vs Aspen Ladd – UFC Fight Night 155 (UFC on ESPN+ 13). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Amanda Nunes vs Holly Holm – fight Video UFC 239

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-07-06, good finish between Amanda Nunes and Holly Holm: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, current Ufc women’s Fw and Bw champion Amanda Nunes entered this fight with a pro mma record of 17-4-0 (88% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s bantamweight in the world. She suffered her last loss when she faced Cat Zingano in 2014 (Zingano vs Nunes), since then she has won eight bouts beating Raquel Pennington (Amanda Nunes vs Raquel Pennington) and Cris Cyborg in his last two (Cris Cyborg Justino vs Amanda Nunes).
Her opponent, the former Ufc and Wbc, Wba, Wbf, Iba boxing champion Holly Holm, has a record of 12-4-0 (67% ko/tko victory rate – she has never won via submission) and she entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. She was defeated by Cris Cyborg Justino in 2017 (Cris Cyborg Justino vs Holly Holm) but she came back to win in 2018 with Megan Anderson (Holly Holm vs Megan Anderson). Nunes vs Holm is valid for the Ufc women’s bantamweight title (Nunes’ fourth defense); undercard of Jon Jones vs Thiago Santos – UFC 239. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 best MMA fight – Ben Askren vs Jorge Masvidal – fight Video UFC 239

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-07-06, spectacular finish between Ben Askren and Jorge Masvidal: this is one of the best mma fights of the year 2019 and it gets four stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The undefeated former Bellator Ww and ONE FC champ Ben Askren entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 19-0-0 (63% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Kamaru Usman). In his last three fights he has won over Zebaztian Kadestam (Askren vs Kadestam), Shinya Aoki (Ben Askren vs Shinya Aoki) and Robbie Lawler (Robbie Lawler vs Ben Askren).
His opponent, Jorge Masvidal, has an official record of 33-13-0 (48% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2017, against Demian Maia (via split decision, Maia vs Masvidal) and Stephen Thompson (Stephen Thompson vs Jorge Masvidal), but then he has beat Darren Till (Darren Till vs Jorge Masvidal). Askren vs Masvidal is on the undercard of Jon Jones vs Thiago Santos – UFC 239. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Luke Rockhold vs Jan Blachowicz – fight Video UFC 239

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-07-06, pretty good finish between Luke Rockhold and Jan Blachowicz: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, former Strikeforce and Ufc Mw champion Luke Rockhold entered this fight with a professional record of 16-4-0 (87% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since February 10, 2018 when he was defeated by Yoel Romero (Yoel Romero Palacio vs Luke Rockhold); before this bout, in 2017, he had beat David Branch (Luke Rockhold vs David Branch).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and former Ksw light-Hw champ Jan Blachowicz, has a mma record of 23-8-0 (61% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.13 light heavyweight in the world but he comes off the loss against Thiago Santos (Jan Blachowicz vs Thiago Santos); before this fight, in 2018, he had defeated Jimi Manuwa in March (Jimi Manuwa vs Jan Blachowicz 2) and Nikita Krylov in September (Jan Blachowicz vs Nikita Krylov). Rockhold vs Blachowicz is on the undercard of Jon Jones vs Thiago Santos – UFC 239. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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