Fighters of the Week

Fighters of the Week


Fighters of the Week


  1. Martin Nguyen: Became OneFC’s first two-division champion after a hook put away Eduard Folayang and his lightweight title to go with it.



  2. Artur Beterbiev: Is a world champion in his twelfth professional fight, knocking out Enrico Koelling in the twelfth round to preserve his all-knockout undefeated record and capture the IBF Light Heavyweight championship.



  3. Jose Ramirez: In the main event of Saturday’s ESPN card, Ramirez knocked out Mike Reed and set up a WBC Junior Welterweight title bout with Amir Imam for the vacant belt.



  4. Dustin Poirier: It wasn’t exactly a highlight reel finish, but it was a bloodbath, and Poirier inflicted enough damage on Anthony Pettis to force a tapout and claim a great win for him.



  5. Daniel Jacobs: Cruised to a workmanlike win over Luis Arias in the main event of HBO’s Saturday card.



6. Chad George/Vagner Rocha: The winners of the bantamweight and lightweight tournaments held at Eddie Bravo’s Combat Jiu Jitsu Worlds.

7. Yang Zhuo: The victor of Kunlun Fight’s 66kg tournament, defeating Wei Ninghui, David Mejia, and Singdam YOKKAOSaenchaigym at Kunlun Fight 67.

8. Robert Watley: And still LFA Lightweight champion after finishing Daryl Wilson by TKO in the main event of Legacy Fighting Alliance 27.

9. Adriano Moraes: The hard-fought OneFC Flyweight champ defended his belt and still reigns supreme at the OneFC 125lb ladder.

10. Alex Lohore: Lohore is a definite riser in the ranks of MMA and is due for a big-league phone call any time now. He made that clear yet again with a kneebar win to retain his welterweight title in the main event of BAMMA 32.

11. Jarrell Miller: The former heavyweight kickboxer waxed former heavyweight title contender Mariusz Wach on HBO, and a world title fight may be next up for Big Baby.

12. Yuandale Evans: Handed Luis Rosa his first career loss, albeit by split-decision, on the Friday’s ShoBox card’s main event in front of his hometown fans of Cleveland.

13. AJ McKee: On a brutal Bellator card in Ireland, he, at leasts, made an impact, tapping out Brian Moore and remained on the cusp of a title shot.

14. Mariana Juarez: The best female bantamweight boxer in the world earned her first TKO victory in over three years, stopping Alesia Graf in the sixth round.

t15. Delfine Persoon: Defended her WBC Lightweight championship with a UD win in Belgium.

t15. Danielle Alvarez: Took a decision win over BJJ champ Tammi Musumeci in the main event of Fight To Win Pro 53.


Honorable Mention:

Levy Saul Marroquin Salazar
Liam Smith
Matt Brown
Ivan Shtyrkov

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