TAG: UFC Performance of the Night

2018 MMA fight – Brad Tavares vs Israel Adesanya – fight Video UFC Tuf 27 Finale

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-07-06, pretty good fight between Israel Adesanya and Brad Tavares: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Brad Tavares entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-4-0 (41% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 middleweight in the world. He lost to Robert Whittaker in 2015 (Tavares vs Whittaker) but then he has won four consecutive bouts beating Thales Leites and Krzysztof Jotko in his last two (Brad Tavares vs Krzysztof Jotko).
His opponent, the undefeated former Glory kickboxing fighter Israel Adesanya, has a perfect record of 13-0-0 (92% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.46 in the same weight class. He has already fought twice in 2018 winning over Rob Wilkinson and Martin Vettori (Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori). Tavares vs Adesanya is the main event of UFC Tuf 27 Finale. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Alistair Overeem vs Curtis Blaydes – fight Video UFC 225

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-09, pretty good fight between Alistair Overeem and Curtis Blaydes: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The former K-1, Strikeforce and Dream world champion Alistair Overeem entered this fight with a record of 43-16-0 (88% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic). The Reem fought three times last year beating Mark Hunt (Overeem vs Hunt 2) and Fabricio Werdum (Werdum vs Overeem 3) but then he lost to Francis Ngannou (Alistair Overeem vs Francis Ngannou).
His opponent, Curtis Blaydes, has an official mma record of 9-1-0 (78% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Francis Ngannou in 2016, after this fight he has collected four victories and one no-contest defeating Alexey Oleynik (Alexey Oleynik vs Curtis Blaydes) and Mark Hunt in his last two (Mark Hunt vs Curtis Blaydes). Overeem vs Blaydes is on the undercard of Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero 2 – UFC 225. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Jake Ellenberger vs Ben Saunders – fight Video UFC FN 131

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-01, some good exchanges between Jake Ellenberger and Ben Saunders but it is not enough to get three stars, it gets two (UFC Performance of the Night).

Jake Ellenberger entered this fight with a professional record of 31-13-0 (81% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.42 welterweight in the world but he won just two out of his last nine fights: he beat Matt Brown in 2016 (Brown vs Ellenberger) and then he was defeated by Jorge Masvidal (Ellenberger vs Masvidal) and Mike Perry (Jake Ellenberger vs Mike Perry).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Ben Saunders, has a mma record of 21-9-2 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.81 in the same weight class but he comes off two consecutive losses, with Alan Jouban in 2018 and Peter Sobotta in 2017 (Ben Saunders vs Peter Sobotta); before this bout he had beat Court McGee (Ben Saunders vs Court McGee). Ellenberger vs Saunders is on the undercard of Jimmie Rivera vs Marlon Moraes – UFC Fight Night 131. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Gregor Gillespie vs Vinc Pichel – fight Video UFC FN 131

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-01, good fight between Gregor Gillespie and Vinc Pichel: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The undefeated Gregor Gillespie entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 11-0-0 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.55 lightweight in the world. In his last three fights he has won over Andrew Holbrook, Jason Gonzalez and Jordan Rinaldi (Gregor Gillespie vs Jordan Rinaldi).
His opponent, Vinc Pichel, has an official record of 11-1-0 (73% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.63 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Rustam Khabilov in 2012 (Rustam Khabilov vs Vinc Pichel), since then he has fought and won just four times beating Joaquim Silva in 2018. Gillespie vs Pichel is on the undercard of Jimmie Rivera vs Marlon Moraes – UFC Fight Night 131. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Jimmie Rivera vs Marlon Moraes – fight Video UFC FN 131

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-06-01, good finish between Jimmie Rivera and Marlon Moraes: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in karate Jimmie Rivera entered this fight with a pro mma record of 21-1-0 (29% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is TJ Dillashaw). He suffered his only loss at his second professional mma fight, against Jason McLean in 2008 (via split decision), since then he has collected 20 consecutive victories beating Iuri Alcantara (Alcantara vs Rivera), Urijah Faber (Faber vs Rivera) and Thomas Almeida in his last three (Jimmie Rivera vs Thomas Almeida).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Wsof Bw champion Marlon Moraes, has a record of 20-5-1 (70% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year losing to Raphael Assuncao (Moraes vs Assuncao) but then he beat John Dodson (Dodson vs Moraes) and Aljamain Sterling (Aljamain Sterling vs Marlon Moraes). Rivera vs Moraes is the main event of UFC Fight Night 131. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – David Branch vs Thiago Santos – fight Video UFC FN 128

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-21, fight not so exciting between David Branch and Thiago Santos: it gets two 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 mma record of 21-4-0 (57% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 middleweight in the world. He fought twice last year defeating Krzysztof Jotko (Krzysztof Jotko vs David Branch) and losing to Luke Rockhold (Luke Rockhold vs David Branch).
His opponent, Thiago Santos, has an official record of 17-5-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class. Thiago ‘Marreta’ lost twice in 2016, against Gegard Mousasi (Mousasi vs Santos ) and Eric Spicely, but then he has won four bouts defeating Anthony Smith in 2018 (Thiago Santos vs Anthony Smith). Branch vs Santos is on the undercard of Edson Barboza vs Kevin Lee – UFC Fight Night 128. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Carlos Condit vs Alex Oliveira – fight Video UFC on Fox 29

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-14, good finish between Carlos Condit and Alex Oliveira: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in gaidojutsu and former interim Ufc Ww champion Carlos Condit entered this fight with a mma record of 30-11-0 (93% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.19 welterweight in the world but but he comes off three consecutive losses, the last one with Neil Magny (Carlos Condit vs Neil Magny). His last victory was in 2015 with Thiago Alves (Condit vs Alves).
His opponent, Alex Oliveira, has an official record of 17-5-1 (82% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class. ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira fought three times last year winning over Tim Means (Means vs Oliveira 2) and Ryan LaFlare (Oliveira vs LaFlare) but then he lost to Yancy Medeiros (Alex Oliveira vs Yancy Medeiros). Condit vs Oliveira is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Evan Dunham vs Olivier Aubin-Mercier – fight Video UFC 223

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2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-04-07, some good shots between Evan Dunham and Olivier Aubin-Mercier but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Evan Dunham entered this fight with a pro record of 18-6-1 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.16 lightweight in the world. He suffered three consecutive losses between 2013 and 2014, the last one against Edson Barboza (Barboza vs Dunham), but then he has collected four victories and one draw, with Beneil Dariush in 2017 (Beneil Dariush vs Evan Dunham).
His opponent, the black belt in judo Olivier Aubin-Mercier, has a mma record of 10-2-0 (80% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he entered as the No.40 in the same weight class. He lost to Carlos Diego Ferreira in 2016 but then he has won over Thibault Gouti, Drew Dober and Tony Martin. Dunham vs Aubin-Mercier is on the undercard of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Al Iaquinta – UFC 223. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Fabricio Werdum vs Alexander Volkov – fight Video UFC FN 127

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-03-17, pretty good fight between Fabricio Werdum and Alexander Volkov: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

The black belt in judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Hw champion Fabricio Werdum entered this fight with a professional mma record of 23-7-1 (74% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic). ‘Vai Cavalo’ Werdum fought three times last year losing to Alistair Overeem (Werdum vs Overeem 3) but then he beat Walt Harris (Werdum vs Harris) and Marcin Tybura (Fabricio Werdum vs Marcin Tybura).
His opponent, the former Bellator and M-1 Global Hw champion Alexander Volkov, has an official record of 29-6-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive losses in 2015, against Tony Johnson (Volkov vs Johnson) and Cheick Kongo (Kongo vs Volkov), but then he has won five bouts beating Roy Nelson (Nelson vs Volkov) and Stefan Struve in 2017 (Alexander Volkov vs Stefan Struve). Werdum vs Volkov is the main event of UFC Fight Night 127. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2018 MMA fight – Ovince St Preux vs Ilir Latifi – fight Video UFC on Fox 28

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3 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2018-02-24, great finish between Ovince Saint Preux and Ilir Latifi: it is close to get four stars (UFC Performance of the Night).

Ovince St Preux entered this fight with a professional record of 22-10-0 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Daniel Cormier). OSP suffered three consecutive losses between 2016 and 2017, the last one with Volkan Oezdemir (St Preux vs Oezdemir) but then he has beat Marcos Rogerio de Lima (St Preux vs Rogerio de Lima), Yushin Okami (St Preux vs Okami) and Corey Anderson (Ovince St Preux vs Corey Anderson).
His opponent, Ilir Latifi, has a mma record of 13-5-0 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class. He lost to Ryan Bader in 2016 (Ryan Bader vs Ilir Latifi) but he came back to win in 2017 with Tyson Pedro (Ilir Latifi vs Tyson Pedro). Latifi vs St Preux is on the undercard of Josh Emmett vs Jeremy Stephens – UFC on Fox 28. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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