TAG: UFC Performance of the Night

2014 MMA fight – Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs Roy Nelson – full fight Video UFC Ufn 40

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-04-11, spectacular finish between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Roy Nelson: it is close to get four stars (UFC Performance of the Night). Antonio Rodrigo ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira entered this fight with a professional mma record of 34-8-1 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 heavyweight in the world, he is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-itsu (4th segree) and judo; he fought just once in 2013 losing to Fabricio Werdum in their rematch (via submission: Nogueira vs Werdum 2).
His opponent, Roy Nelson, has an official record of 19-9-0 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class, he is also a black belt in bjj and he fought three times last year but he won just the first bout against Cheick Kongo (=Nelson vs Kongo) and then he lost to Stipe Miocic (=Nelson vs Miocic) and Daniel Cormier (=Cormier vs Nelson). ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira vs Nelson is the main event of UFC Fight Night 40 – Ufn. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Dan Henderson 2 – full fight Video UFC FN 39

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-03-23, some tough exchanges and a good finish: the second fight between Mauricio Rua and Dan Henderson gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night and UFC Performance of the Night). Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-8-0 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 light heavyweight in the world, he is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu but he lost twice in his last three fights.
His opponent, Dan Henderson, has an official record of 29-11-0 (52% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class, he is 43 years old (11 years older than Rua) and he comes off three consecutive defeats; currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). The last fight won by ‘Hendo’ was the first bout against ‘Shogun’ Rua in 2011, one of the best fights in mma history (=Henderson vs Shogun Rua I). Shogun Rua vs Henderson 2 is the main event of UFC Fight Night 39 – Ufn. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Ovince St Preux vs Nikita Krylov – full fight Video UFC 171

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-03-15, Ovince St Preux vs Nikita Krylov gets three stars thanks to a spectacular finish (UFC Performance of the Night). Ovince St Preux entered this fight with a mma record of 14-5-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.28 light heavyweight in the world, he suffered his last defeat in 2011 when he faced Gegard Mousasi (=Mousasi vs St Preux), since then he has collected three consecutive wins.
His opponent, the balck belt in Kyokushin karate Nikita Krylov, has an official record of 16-3-0 (100% finishing rate in the first round!!!); he dubuted in the Ufc last year losing to Soa Palelei (=Palelei vs Krylov) but then he defeated Walt Harris in just 25 seconds in his second Ufc bout. St Preux vs Krylov is on the undercard of Johny Hendricks vs Robbie Lawler – UFC 171. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Alexander Gustafsson vs Jimi Manuwa – full fight Video UFC Ufn 38

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-03-08, pretty good fight between Alexander Gustafsson and Jimi Manuwa: it gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night and UFC Performance of the Night). Alexander Gustafsson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 15-2-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 light heavyweight in the world, last year he fought just once facing and losing to the Ufc champ Jon Jones in a fight valid for the Ufc light heavyweight title (the bout was very close and it was rated four stars by our users =Jon Jones vs Gustafsson).
His opponent, the undefeated Jimi Manuwa, has a perfect record of 14-0-0 (100% finishing rate with just one submission victory) and he entered as the No.16 in the same weight class, last year he fought twice winning both fights by tko; currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones. Gustafsson vs Manuwa is the main event of UFC Fight Night 38. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Gunnar Nelson vs Omari Akhmedov – fight Video GIF UFC Ufn 38

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-03-08, some nice elbows and a good finish: Gunnar Nelson vs Omari Akhmedov gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night). The undefeated black belt in bjj and karate Gunnar Nelson entered this fight with a record of 11-0-1 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.20 welterweight in the world, last year he fought just once defeating Jorge Santiago (=Nelson vs Santiago).
His opponent, Omari Akhmedov, has an official record of 12-1-0 (83% finishing rate), his only loss came in 2010 when he faced Michail Tsarev, since then he collected 11 consecutive wins; last year he made his debut in the Ufc defeating Thiago Perpetuo. Nelson vs Akhmedov is on the undercard of Alexander Gustafsson vs Jimi Manuwa – UFC Ufn 38. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Matt Mitrione vs Shawn Jordan – fight Video UFC Ufn 37

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-03-01, the fight between Matt Mitrione and Shawn Jordan gets three stars thanks to a good finish (UFC Performance of the Night). Matt Mitrione entered this fight with a pro mma record of 6-3-0 (83% ko/tko victory rate) and he is ranked as the No.39 heavyweight in the world, he won just one fight out of his last four bouts.
His opponent, Shawn Jordan, has an official record of 15-5-0 (93% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.27 in the same weight class, last year he fought three times losing only his last fight against Gabriel Gonzaga (=Gonzaga vs Jordan). Mitrione vs Jordan is on the undercard of Dong Hyun Kim vs John Hathaway – UFC Ufn 37. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 best MMA fight – Dong Hyun Kim vs John Hathaway – fight Video UFC Ufn 37

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Fight rated 4 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-03-01, aggressive start, good pace, tough exchanges and a spectacular finish: Dong Hyun Kim vs John Hathaway is one of the best mma fights of 2014 (UFC Performance of the Night). Dong Hyun Kim entered this fight with a professional mma record of 18-2-1 (45% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 welterweight in the world, he is a 4th dan black belt in judo and he comes off three consecutive wins.
His opponent, John Hathaway, has an official record of 17-1-0 (53% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since September 29, 2012 when he defeated John Maguire (=Hathaway vs Maguire). Kim vs Hathaway is the main event of UFC Fight Night 37 – Ufn (also known as The Ultimate Fighter: China Finale). Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Ronda Rousey vs Sara McMann – full fight Video UFC 170

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-02-22, aggressive start and good finish: Ronda Rousey vs Sara McMann gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night). Both undefeated, the champion Ronda Rousey entered this fight with a perfect record of 8-0-0 (100% armbar submission victory rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s bantamweight in the world, she is a 4th dan black belt in judo and she won the bronze medal in judo at the Olympic games in Beijing 2008.
Her opponent, Sara McMann, has an official mma record of 7-0-0 (57% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.4 in the same weight class, she is 33 years old (six years older than Rousey) and she also won a medal at the Olympic games (silver medal in freestyle wrestling, Athens 2004). Rousey vs McMann, main event of UFC 170, is valid for the Ufc women’s bantamweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Robert Whittaker vs Stephen Thompson – full fight Video UFC 170

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Fight rated 3 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-02-22, some nice single shots and a pretty good finish: Robert Whittaker vs Stephen Thompson gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night). Robert Whittaker entered this fight with a mma record of 11-3-0 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.58 welterweight in the world, he is just 23 years old (8 years younger than Thompson) and he is a black belt in karate and hapkido. Last year he fought twice, beating Colton Smith in May but then he lost to Court McGee in August (=McGee vs Whittaker).
His opponent, Stephen Thompson, has an official record of 8-1-0 (63% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.97 in the same weight class, he is a black belt in karate and kickboxing, discipline in which he is undefeated with 20 victories out of 20 professional kickboxing fights. Last year he fought twice defeating both his opponets: Nah-Shon Burrell and Chris Clements. Whittaker vs Thompson is on the undercard of Ronda Rousey vs Sara McMann – UFC 170. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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2014 MMA fight – Erick Silva vs Takenori Sato – full fight Video UFC Ufn 36

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Fight rated 2 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-02-15, fight not so exciting between Erick Silva and Takenori Sato: it gets two stars (UFC Performance of the Night). The black belt in Bjj and judo Erick Silva entered this fight with a professional mma record of 15-4-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.30 welterweight in the world, last year he fought twice defeating Jason High in June (=Silva vs High) but then he lost to Dong Hyun Kim(=Silva vs Kim).
His opponent, Takenori Sato, has an official record of 17-8-7 (53% finishing rate), he is the current welterweight champion of “King of Pancrase” and he suffered his last loss against Keiichiro Yamamiya in 2010. On the original fight card Erick Silva was expected to face Nate Loughran but he has forced to withdraw from the bout due to an injury and he has been replaced by Sato who debuts in the Ufc. ‘Indio’ Silva vs Sato is on the undercard of Lyoto Machida vs Gegard Mousasi – UFC Ufn 36. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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