TAG: UFC Performance of the Night

2019 MMA fight – Henry Cejudo vs Marlon Moraes – fight Video UFC 238

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-06-08, good fight between Henry Cejudo and Marlon Moraes: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The 2008 Olympic freestyle wrestling gold medalist and current Ufc Flw champion Henry Cejudo entered this fight with a professional mma record of 14-2-0 (43% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.1 flyweight in the world. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2016, against Demetrious Johnson in their first bout (Johnson vs Cejudo I) and with Joseph Benavidez (via split decision, Benavidez vs Cejudo), but then he has won four fights taking revenge on Johnson in 2018 (Demetrious Johnson vs Henry Cejudo 2) and beating TJ Dillashaw in 2019 (Henry Cejudo vs TJ Dillashaw).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and former Wsof Bw champ Marlon Moraes, has an official record of 22-5-1 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.1 bantamweight. He lost the first bout against Raphael Assuncao in 2017 (Moraes vs Assuncao) but then he has also won four fights defeating Jimmie Rivera (Jimmie Rivera vs Marlon Moraes) and taking revenge on Assuncao in his last two (Raphael Assuncao vs Marlon Moraes 2). Cejudo vs Moraes, main event of Ufc 238, is valid for the vacant Ufc bantamweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Valentina Shevchenko vs Jessica Eye – fight Video UFC 238

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-06-08, spectacular finish between Valentina Shevchenko and Jessica Eye: it is close to get four stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in tae-kwon-do, judo, former Wako, Wmf, Kunlun fight kickboxing and current Ufc champion Valentina Shevchenko entered this fight with a pro mma record of 16-3-0 (69% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s flyweight in the world. She lost to current #1 Ufc women’s Bw champ Amanda Nunes in 2017 (via split decision, Nunes vs Shevchenko 2) but then she has won over Priscila Cachoeira (Valentina Shevchenko vs Priscila Cachoeira) and Joanna Jedrzejczyk (Valentina Shevchenko vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk).
Her opponent, Jessica Eye, has a record of 14-6-0 (29% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. She lost four consecutive bouts between 2015 and 2016, the last one against Bethe Correia but then she has beat Kalindra Faria, Jessica-Rose Clark and Katlyn Chookagian. Shevchenko vs Eye is valid for the Ufc women’s flyweight title (Shevchenko’s first defense); undercard of Henry Cejudo vs Marlon Moraes – UFC 238. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Makwan Amirkhani vs Chris Fishgold – fight Video UFC FN 153

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-06-01, pretty good finish between Makwan Amirkhani and Chris Fishgold but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two (UFC Performance of the Night).

Makwan Amirkhani entered this fight with a professional record of 14-3-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.40 featherweight in the world. He lost to Arnold Allen in 2017 but he came back to win in 2018 with Jason Knight.
His opponent, Chris Fishgold, has a mma record of 18-2-1 (83% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.93 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Calvin Kattar last year but he has beat Daniel Teymur in February 2019. Amirkhani vs Fishgold is on the undercard of Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith – UFC Fight Night 153 (UFC on ESPN+ 11). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith – fight Video UFC FN 153

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-06-01, fight not so exciting between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith: it gets two stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Alexander Gustafsson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 18-5-0 (78% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 light heavyweight in the world but he comes off the loss against current #1 light-Hw Jon Jones (via tko in December 2018, Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson 2). Before this bout he had beat Glover Teixeira in 2017 (Alexander Gustafsson vs Glover Teixeira) and Jan Blachowicz in 2016 (Gustafsson vs Blachowicz).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Anthony Smith, has an official record of 31-14-0 (90% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He also comes off the loss against Jon Jones, (via unanimous decision in March 2019, Jon Jones vs Anthony Smith) but in 2018 he had defeated Rashad Evans, Mauricio Shogun Rua (Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Anthony Smith) and Volkan Oezdemir (Volkan Oezdemir vs Anthony Smith). Gustafsson vs Smith is the main vent of UFC Fight Night 153 (UFC on ESPN+ 11). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Jimi Manuwa vs Aleksandar Rakic – fight Video UFC FN 153

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-06-01, spectacular finish between Jimi Manuwa and Aleksandar Rakic: it is close to get four stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Jimi Manuwa entered this fight with a mma record of 17-5-0 (94% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.21 light heavyweight in the world but he comes off three consecutive losses, against Volkan Oezdemir (Jimi Manuwa vs Volkan Oezdemir), Jan Blachowicz (Jimi Manuwa vs Jan Blachowicz 2) and Thiago Santos (Jimi Manuwa vs Thiago Santos).
His opponent, Aleksandar Rakic, has an official record of 11-1-0 (82% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.29 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss at his pro mma debut against Christian Radke in 2011, since then he has won eleven consecutive bouts defeating Justin Ledet and Devin Clark in 2018. Manuwa vs Rakic is on the undercard of Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith – UFC Fight Night 153 (UFC on ESPN+ 11). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 best MMA fight – Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade – fight Video UFC 237

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4 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-05-11, great performance by both fighters plus a spectacular finish: Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade is one of the best mma fights of the year 2019 and it gets four stars (UFC Fight of the Night, UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in tae-kwon-do, karate and current Ufc champion Rose Namajunas entered this fight with a professional mma record of 8-3-0 (75% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s strawweight in the world. She lost to Karolina Kowalkiewicz in 2016 (via split decision, Namajunas vs Kowalkiewicz) but then she has beat Michelle Waterson (Namajunas vs Waterson) and twice Joanna Jedrzejczyk (Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Rose Namajunas I and Rose Namajunas vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk II).
Her opponent, Jessica Andrade, has an official record of 19-6-0 (68% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. ‘Bate Estaca’ Andrade lost to Joanna Jedrzejczyk in 2017 (Jedrzejczyk vs Andrade) but then she has defeated Claudia Gadelha (Claudia Gadelha vs Jessica Andrade), Tecia Torres (Jessica Andrade vs Tecia Torres) and Karolina Kowalkiewicz (Jessica Andrade vs Karolina Kowalkiewicz). Namajunas vs Andrade, main event of UFC 237, is valid for the Ufc women’s strawweight title (Namajunas’ second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2019 MMA fight – Glover Teixeira vs Ion Cutelaba – fight Video UFC FN 150

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2019-04-27, good exchanges between Glover Teixeira and Ion Cutelaba: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Kajukenbo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu Glover Teixeira entered this fight with a professional record of 28-7-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). He lost to Corey Anderson in 2018 (Glover Teixeira vs Corey Anderson) but he came back to win in 2019 against Karl Roberson (Glover Teixeira vs Karl Roberson).
His opponent, Ion Cutelaba, has a mma record of 14-3-0 (93% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.35 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Jared Cannonier in 2016 but then he has won over Henrique da Silva and Gadzhimurad Antigulov. Teixeira vs Cutelaba is on the undercard of Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Jack Hermansson – UFC Fight Night 150 (UFC on ESPN+ 8). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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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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