Review: 2013-07-31, fight not particularly good between Vitaly Minakov and Ryan Martinez: it gets two stars. The undefeated Vitaly Minakov (11-0-0, 91% finishing rate) entered as the No.31 heavyweight in the world while Ryan Martinez (10-2-0, 70% finishing rate) entered as the No.22. Minakov vs Martinez is the final of the Bellator heavyweight tournament; undercard of Michael Chandler vs David Rickels – Bellator 97. Watch the video!
Review: 2013-06-19, good first round between Vitaly Minakov and Ron Sparks: it gets three stars. The undefeated Vitaly Minakov ranked as the No.34 heavyweight in the world, entered the fight with a record of 10-0-0 (90% finishing rate) while Ron Sparks had a record of 8-1-0 (88% finishing rate – Sparks is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since October 29, 2011 when he was defeated by Eric Prindle). Minakov vs Sparks is the semifinal of the Bellator heavyweight tournament; undercard of “King Mo” Lawal vs Seth Petruzelli – Bellator 96. Watch the video!