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Undercard bout


Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Logan Sackett and Afa Sila. On his way into the cage it seems that Logan Sackett has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Logan Sackett seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

175 cm
33
165 lbs
20 - 12 - 0
173 cm
34
156 lbs
22 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Logan Sackett!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Afa Sila!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Daniel Bishop and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sackett tries to clinch but Sila is having none of it.

Sackett rushes Sila and presses him up against the cage.
Sila is trying to pull guard but Sackett has him pressed against the cage.
Sila scores with a nice hook to the head.

Sila breaks from the clinch.
Sackett tries to close the distance and clinch up but Sila swats him away and circles back towards the center.

Sackett gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sila.
Sila blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Sila escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.

Sackett clinches up against the cage.
Sackett softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

Sila's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.

Sackett moves into range and clinches up with Sila.
Sila fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Sila lands on the inside with an uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sackett swings wildly with an uppercut but Sila uses good head movement to avoid it.

Sila decides to pull guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sackett is looking to work some ground and pound but Sila has wrist control.
Sackett makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Sackett throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Sila manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Sackett manages to get himself to full guard.

Sackett keeping full guard, as Sila tries to pass.
Sackett doesn't do any damage with a couple of strikes from the bottom.
Sackett trying to strike from the bottom but really, it's not the best position to be doing that from!
Sackett throwing strikes off his back to little effect.
Sackett keeping moving, preventing Sila from controlling successfully.
Sila looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Sila has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Sackett is proving hard to escape from.
Sackett throwing some rather feeble looking strikes off his back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sackett striking off his back but it's not causing Sila any problems.
Sackett striking off his back but it's not causing Sila any problems.
Sila is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Sila stopping the sweep attempt from Sackett.
Sackett trying to strike from the bottom but really, it's not the best position to be doing that from!
Sackett trying to strike from the bottom but really, it's not the best position to be doing that from!
Sackett doesn't do any damage with a couple of strikes from the bottom.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Sila avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Sackett tries to clinch but fails miserably

and Sila counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Sackett landing a few short strikes.
Sila is taking a breather. Sackett says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Sackett throws a strike from the bottom but Sila passes into side control!
Sackett misses with an elbow from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Sila stands up and beckons Sackett to his feet.
Sackett tries to clinch but Sila is having none of it.
Sackett tries to grapple but his opponent circles

and Sila counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Sackett!

Sila is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Sackett has escaped the position, nice work there.
Sackett throws an elbow to the body but it doesn't land.
Sackett misses with a strike from the bottom.
Sila is staying tight to Sackett's torso, preventing him from escaping.
Sackett is trying to strike from the bottom but Sila has passed into full mount.
Sila can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Sackett is looking to escape.
Sila controlling his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sila landing strikes from the mount.
Sackett tries to reverse the position but Sila maintains control.
Sackett is flailing around like a fish out of water, trying to land strikes.
Sackett throwing punches from his back but nothing is landing.
Sackett can't escape the position.
Sila manages to capitalize on a mistake by Sackett to take his back!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sila keeps control of the position as Sackett tries to break free.
The referee is taking a good look at Sackett as he is on the wrong end of some big shots from Sila!
Sackett rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Sila blocks the strikes from Sackett.
Sackett punching from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Afa Sila dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Sackett blocks a jab.
A little feinted left hand from Sackett on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Sackett tries to clinch up.
Sackett tries to close the distance and clinch but Sila swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Sila with the counter takedown but Sackett avoids it easily.
Logan Sackett seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sackett tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Sila changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Sila lands a nice shot that snaps Sackett's head back.
Sackett wants to clinch.
Sila has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Sackett takes one to the side of the head.
Sackett tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Sila manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Sila with the counter takedown but Sackett avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sackett is looking to clinch.
Sackett tries to close the distance and clinch but Sila swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Sackett fails with an attempt to clinch.
Sackett tries to close the distance and clinch up but Sila swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Sackett tries to clinch but Sila moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sila circles away from the clinch attempt.
The fight stays on the outside here - Sackett looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Sackett doesn't manage to clinch there - Sila circles away.
Sila keeps the fight on the outside.
Sila changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Sackett tries to clinch but fails miserably

and Sila counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Sackett looking for a sweep. Not yet Sackett, not yet.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sila wanted to stand there but Sackett had control of the position.
Sila controlling from the top position.
Sackett throwing strikes off his back to little effect.
Sackett will have to put a bit more behind his punches if he's going to do any damage from this position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sackett will have to put a bit more behind his punches if he's going to do any damage from this position.
Sackett is striking from the bottom but Sila uses the opportunity to pass into half guard.
Sackett flails away from the bottom but he's not doing any damage.
Sackett tries to get to full guard but Sila has control of the leg.
Sila working the head and body with strikes.
Sila passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Sackett!
Sackett is flailing around like a fish out of water, trying to land strikes.

Sackett tries to improve his position but Sila has taken his back! Sila has a choke - it's sunk in pretty tight... Will Sackett tap? No... maybe... yes! He's tapped! Sila pushes Sackett away and gets up to celebrate with his corner!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:57 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Afa Sila!
During a confident post fight interview, Afa Sila thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Undercard bout


Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Terrence Thornton and Greg Ward. Thornton's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Pusha T - Exodus 23:1. Greg Ward has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

187 cm
34
178 lbs
17 - 4 - 1
178 cm
31
183 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Terrence Thornton!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Greg Ward!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, James Atkins and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ward staying out of range there.
Thornton misses with a head kick.
Thornton darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Thornton tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Ward shoots and misses
and Thornton counters with a three punch combo that has Ward backing up. Ward nods at Thornton to acknowledge the strikes.
Ward throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Thornton appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Thornton stuffs the takedown attempt from Ward. Ward gets slowly back to his feet.

Ward drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Ward misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.
Thornton has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Thornton is looking to regain half guard here but Ward keeps moving and retains side control.
Thornton can't do much from the bottom here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thornton is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Ward's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Thornton is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Ward takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.

Ward is looking for a kimura but Thornton is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Ward to get the leverage.
Thornton makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Thornton.

Ward avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Thornton controls Ward momentarily but Ward frees himself.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ward throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

Thornton is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.

Ward got a little sloppy there for a moment and Thornton has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Ward has managed to get both his arms back between Thornton's legs - danger averted.
Ward stopping the sweep attempt from Thornton.
Ward trying to control but Thornton is working from the bottom.
Thornton trying to keep a closed guard but Ward is proving a slippery customer.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ward is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Ward is stalling in the full guard.
Thornton is trying to control the position but Ward postures up.
Ward engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Thornton throws a leg kick

and Ward counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Ward looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Thornton with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Ward keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.

Thornton looking for submissions off his back.
Ward performing his best blanket impression for a moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Thornton wants to get back to full guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Thornton gets back to full guard.
Ward stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Thornton swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Thornton looking for a triangle here. Ward is fighting it but it looks tight! Thornton pulls the arm across and this one won't last much longer! Nope, Ward is tapping out - this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:51 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Terrence Thornton!
After the fight, Terrence Thornton was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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Undercard bout


Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Toshi Matoshin and Alexandr Nikitin. Matoshin comes to the cage accompanied by Mortal Kombat theme. Nikitin has chosen Smack My Bitch Up as his entrance music. Alexandr Nikitin has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Toshi Matoshin's chin.

180 cm
39
158 lbs
38 - 21 - 1
170 cm
32
168 lbs
20 - 19 - 5
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 21 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Toshi Matoshin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 19 losses and 5 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Alexandr Nikitin!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Daniel Bishop and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Matoshin with a jab.
Nikitin has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Nikitin connects with a body shot.
Nikitin fails with a takedown attempt.
Matoshin fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Nikitin has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Matoshin scores with a decent looking hook.
Matoshin attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Nikitin replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Matoshin blocks it well.
Matoshin avoids the body shot from Nikitin.
Matoshin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Nikitin.
A nice side step and Nikitin releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Nikitin with a poor takedown
and Matoshin cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Nikitin swings for the body but Matoshin moves out of range.
Matoshin looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Matoshin fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Nikitin throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Nikitin throws a body shot but no joy.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Matoshin.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Matoshin catches Nikitin with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Matoshin throws a jab when Nikitin was well out of range.
Nikitin now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Matoshin wants to clinch.
Nikitin ducks under a wild hook from Matoshin.
Matoshin has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Hangar 18 in the buildup to the fight.
Nikitin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A head kick misses from Matoshin.
Matoshin uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Nikitin has time to react.
Matoshin throws a chopping leg kick but Nikitin manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Matoshin looks to land a left hand but Nikitin moved out of range nicely.
Matoshin uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Nikitin.
Nikitin lands a nice shot to the body.
Matoshin throws a leg kick that is checked
and Nikitin counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Matoshin throws a hook but Nikitin blocks it.
Nikitin misses with a body shot.
Matoshin avoids the body shot from Nikitin.
An inside leg kick lands from Matoshin.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nikitin slips a jab from Matoshin.
Nikitin thuds his right hand into Matoshin's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Matoshin lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Nikitin with a poor takedown
and Matoshin counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Toshi Matoshin has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexandr Nikitin.
Matoshin misses with a looping right.
Matoshin doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Nikitin takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Matoshin swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Nikitin.
Matoshin misses with a right hand
and Nikitin counters with a right hand to the body.
Nikitin shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Toshi Matoshin is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Matoshin comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Nikitin misses with a body shot.
Nikitin scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Matoshin misses with a hook.

Matoshin gets a clinch.
Nikitin lands a body shot in the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nikitin trying to control the position but instead, Matoshin has worked for underhooks and has pushed Nikitin into the cage.
Matoshin softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Matoshin lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Nikitin backwards.
Matoshin tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Matoshin lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Nikitin or not.
Matoshin blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Nikitin misses with a short punch on the inside.
Nikitin will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Matoshin up against the cage.
Matoshin pushes Nikitin back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Nikitin tries to work over Matoshin's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Matoshin swings wildly with an uppercut but Nikitin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Matoshin drops down looking for an ankle pick but Nikitin pulls his leg out and moves away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nikitin lands a right hook to the body.
Nice takedown defense from Matoshin. No joy for Nikitin on that attempt.
Nikitin circles away from the clinch attempt

and Nikitin counters with a shoot takedown. Matoshin fights it but they end up in guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Matoshin controlling Nikitin's posture.
Nikitin trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Matoshin manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Nikitin manages to get himself to full guard.

Nikitin is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Nikitin is controlling Matoshin's posture.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Toshi Matoshin dominated that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Nikitin swings for the body but Matoshin moves out of range.
Nikitin tries to move into range but Matoshin moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Nikitin swings for the body but Matoshin moves out of range.
Nikitin tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Nikitin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Matoshin manages to avoid it.
Nikitin stuns Matoshin with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Matoshin lands a nice shot to the body.
Nikitin moves out of range of the body kick from Matoshin.
Matoshin just misses with a punch to the body.
Nikitin throws a right and a left that Matoshin avoids nicely.
Matoshin fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Matoshin just misses with a punch to the body.
Nice body punch from Nikitin.
Matoshin works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Matoshin is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Nikitin is defended easily by Matoshin.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nikitin walks into a jab.
Nikitin is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Matoshin rather than just go for the knockout.
A slapping leg kick lands for Matoshin.
Matoshin takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Nikitin lands a jab.
Matoshin scores with a jab to the jaw.
Matoshin misses with a low kick as Nikitin jumps back.
Nice straight punches there by Matoshin. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Matoshin.
Matoshin connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Nikitin momentarily.
Matoshin throws a low kick, looking for Nikitin's leg but Nikitin calmly moves out of range.
Matoshin jabs Nikitin to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Matoshin misses with a hook.
Matoshin throws a looping overhand right but Nikitin ducks down to avoid it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Matoshin throws a jab but it's blocked by Nikitin.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nikitin has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Matoshin.
Nikitin stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Nikitin looks to score with a jab to the body but Matoshin is just out of range.
Matoshin with a hook.
Nikitin wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Matoshin takes a swing at Nikitin's ribcage but misses.
Nikitin fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Matoshin looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
A low kick from Matoshin misses
and Nikitin counters with a nice low kick that buckles Matoshin's knee momentarily.
Matoshin lands with a nice body punch.
Matoshin misses with a hook. Nikitin ducked under it nicely.
Matoshin closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Nice uppercut lands for Matoshin. That snapped Nikitin's head back.
Nikitin misses the shot to the body.
Toshi Matoshin is winning the standup battle so far.
Matoshin avoids the body shot from Nikitin.
Matoshin misses with a straight right.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Matoshin swings away with a body shot that misses
and Nikitin cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Matoshin misses with an uppercut. Nikitin saw that one coming.
Nikitin lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Matoshin looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Nikitin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Matoshin.
Matoshin fires out a quick counter leg kick but Nikitin just manages to avoid it.
Matoshin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nikitin throws a hook but Matoshin avoids it easily.
It looked like Matoshin wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A bone on bone clash there as Matoshin blocks the leg kick.
Matoshin closes the distance and lands a one-two.
A looping hook to the body misses from Matoshin. Nikitin does a little dance to reset his feet.
A shot to the body from Nikitin misses
and Matoshin counters with a nice uppercut.
Matoshin is looking to clinch.
Matoshin misses the body punch
and Nikitin counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nikitin gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
letting Matoshin counter with a right hand.
Matoshin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Nikitin manages to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Matoshin throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Nikitin let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Matoshin jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Nikitin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

Nikitin shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Nikitin is looking to take a break and control but Matoshin is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Matoshin trying to control here.
Nikitin is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Matoshin trying to hold on to Nikitin's head to control him but Nikitin postures up.
Nikitin wants to lay and pray for a moment but Matoshin keeps working.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Toshi Matoshin will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Matoshin misses with a hook. Nikitin ducked under it nicely.
Nikitin defending well as Matoshin loads up on a big left hand.
Nikitin now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Nikitin wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Nikitin shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Matoshin connects with an inside leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Nikitin. Matoshin does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nikitin's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Matoshin moves into range and connects with a jab.
Nikitin misses the body punch
and Matoshin counters with a nice uppercut.
Nikitin lands a body shot.
Nikitin swings for the body but Matoshin moves out of range.
Nikitin misses the shot to the body.
Matoshin throws a big counter combination but Nikitin scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Nikitin circles away from the clinch attempt.
Nikitin appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Toshi Matoshin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nikitin keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nikitin explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Nikitin misses with a looping right.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Nikitin decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nikitin with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Matoshin is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Nikitin trying to control the action but Matoshin is working from the bottom.
Matoshin wants to control but Nikitin is keeping busy.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Matoshin tries to roll over but Nikitin keeps him under control.
Alexandr Nikitin has got the better of the ground game so far.
Nikitin is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Nikitin thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Matoshin trying to control from the bottom.
Matoshin keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Matoshin trying to hold on to Nikitin's head to control him but Nikitin postures up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Nikitin lands a nice short elbow.
Matoshin is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Nikitin's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Nikitin's back!
Matoshin has the hooks in. Nikitin is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.
Matoshin is controlling his opponent, waiting for an opportunity to finish.
Nikitin rolls, trying to escape but Matoshin keeps control of the position.
Nikitin is still trying to improve position.
Matoshin throwing lazy shots from the back mount that aren't doing any damage.
Matoshin has good solid back control here.
Alexandr Nikitin has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Matoshin struggling to keep hold of the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nikitin is being controlled on the ground here - he must escape this position otherwise surely the end is near.
Nikitin trying to control the position but Matoshin manages to sink in the hooks.
Matoshin tries to get the hooks in deep but Nikitin pushed the leg off.
Matoshin is controlling his opponent, waiting for an opportunity to finish.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
You can see the frustration on Nikitin's face… He knows he is in trouble unless he improves his position sooner rather than later.
Matoshin tries to get the hooks in deep but Nikitin pushed the leg off.
Matoshin keeps control of the position easily here as Nikitin tries to buck him off.
Nikitin controlling the position well but he knows he's in a bad spot.
Nikitin trying to control but not successfully.
You know, I was talking to some of our celebrities at ringside tonight and they were split right down the middle on who was going to win this fight.
A lull in the action here.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Toshi Matoshin.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Matoshin, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge William Gold scores the fight 30:27
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 30:27
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Toshi Matoshin!

Toshi Matoshin took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, Pearson Specter Litt for their support in the buildup to the fight.
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Undercard bout


Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Galloway Sackett and Julius Henderson. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

177 cm
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180 lbs
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180 cm
34
182 lbs
17 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
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Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
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Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Galloway Sackett!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Julius Henderson!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Sam Margolis and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Henderson lands a head shot.
Henderson has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Sackett jabs Henderson right on the nose. Henderson blinks but takes it well.
Henderson fails with an attempt to clinch.
Henderson throws a body shot but no joy.
Sackett's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Henderson connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Sackett scrambles back to his feet.
Henderson is looking to score with low kicks.
Henderson throws a body punch but Sackett moves out of range.
Henderson slips a jab from Sackett.
Henderson takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Henderson tries to close the distance and clinch up but Sackett swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Henderson throws a leg kick which misses Sackett's front leg but catches the back leg as Sackett tries to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A slow jab from Henderson misses its intended target.
Sackett misses with an uppercut.
Henderson jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Julius Henderson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Henderson connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Sackett definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Henderson fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Sackett on the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Henderson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Henderson lands a leg kick that knocks Sackett off balance momentarily.
Sackett thows a left - swing and a miss!
Henderson digs a good body shot into Sackett's ribs.
Sackett lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Sackett misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Henderson.
Sackett moves out of range of the body kick from Henderson.
Sackett throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Sackett throws a hook but Henderson blocks it.
Henderson with a nice cross.
Henderson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sackett was well out of range. Poor timing from Henderson.
Decent striking displayed by Henderson there.
Sackett looks to land a right hand but Henderson moved out of range.
Nice cross by Henderson.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sackett misses with a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sackett throws a big shot that misses.
Sackett slips a straight right by Henderson.
Henderson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sackett throws a right and a left that both miss.
Henderson swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Sackett.
Henderson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Sackett.
Sackett throws a hook but Henderson avoids it easily.
A shot to the liver by Sackett. Beautiful body shot.
Henderson catches Sackett with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
A jab from Henderson misses.
A quick step to the side and Sackett tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Henderson misses with a low kick.
A little feinted left hand from Sackett on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Henderson misses with a hook.
Sackett moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
A telegraphed right hand from Henderson misses the target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Henderson thuds a left hand into Sackett's body.
Henderson misses with a straight right.
Sackett steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Henderson. That one must have hurt.
Henderson pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Henderson throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Henderson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A decent looking cross lands there for Henderson.
Henderson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Henderson on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Henderson scores with a hook to the body. Sackett takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Sackett misses with an uppercut. Henderson saw that one coming.
Henderson tries a head kick but it misses.
Henderson wants to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Henderson. Sackett does a little dance to reset his feet.
Henderson scores with a hook.
Henderson looks to score with a jab to the body but Sackett is just out of range.
Henderson lands a lovely overhand right.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Henderson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Sackett misses the target.
Henderson swings away with a body shot that misses
and Sackett counters with a body kick.
Henderson misses with an uppercut
and Sackett makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Henderson slips under a jab.
Henderson fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Sackett looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Sackett avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
A little feinted left hand from Sackett on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Sackett motions for Henderson to come forward. Sackett throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Sackett sets himself, and Henderson steps forward looking for the clinch! Sackett avoids it this time.
A bone on bone clash there as Henderson blocks the leg kick.
Henderson wants to counter with a clinch but Sackett pushes him away.
Henderson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Sackett finds it's way round the side to connect with Henderson's head.
Sackett throws a series of strikes that have Henderson backpedaling.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Julius Henderson dominated that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Henderson moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Henderson throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A big left from Sackett misses.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Sackett might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Sackett takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Henderson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Henderson blocks a jab.
Sackett lands a head kick!
Henderson looks to clinch
and Sackett counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Henderson misses with a body punch
letting Sackett counter with a right hand.
Sackett lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Henderson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Henderson throws a wild body kick that Sackett sees coming a mile off.
Sackett half committed to a counter leg kick.
Henderson looks to score with a jab to the body but Sackett is just out of range.
Sackett tries to counter with a takedown but Henderson is quick to defend against it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sackett on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sackett staying out of range there.
Sackett misses with a wild body shot.
Henderson takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Henderson throws a big shot that misses.
Henderson misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Sackett counters with a two punch combo.
Sackett missing with a left hand there. Henderson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sackett sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Henderson lands a jab to the nose.
A telegraphed right hand from Sackett misses the target.
Henderson looks to land a right hand but Sackett moved out of range.
Henderson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sackett swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Henderson blocks a jab.
Henderson wants to counter the offense by Sackett and move into the clinch position.
Henderson looks to throw the jab but Sackett is out of range.
Sackett misses with a lunging right hand

and Henderson holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Henderson unloads a knee to the mid-section. Sackett lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sackett lands a hook that snaps the head of Henderson backwards.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Sackett creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Henderson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Henderson lands a nice knee to the body.
Henderson misses with a punch to the body.
Sackett swings wildly with an uppercut but Henderson uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short left from Henderson.
Sackett is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Henderson pulls him back up using the underhooks.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Sackett.
Sackett blocks a body shot from Henderson.
Henderson using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Sackett has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Henderson is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Henderson tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Sackett avoids it.
Henderson lands a knee to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Sackett fails to land.
Sackett trying to land knees to the body.
Henderson lands a good knee to the midsection. Sackett won't want to take too many of those.
Henderson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Sackett backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Henderson lands a body punch in the clinch.
Sackett's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Knees in the clinch landing for Henderson.
Henderson working Sackett over with knees to the body.
Henderson utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Henderson is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Sackett is defending well for now.
Sackett misses with a punch to the body.
Sackett blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Henderson missing with knees to the body.
Henderson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Henderson misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Sackett.
Henderson tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
A short body shot lands from Henderson as the two fighters clinch.
Henderson throws a punch but it's blocked by Sackett.
Henderson has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Henderson lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Sackett has a couple of punches blocked by Henderson.
Sackett tries to land a knee to the head but Henderson blocks with his arms.
Sackett throws an elbow that misses.
Sackett with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sackett looking to throw knees to the head but Henderson is blocking nicely.
Henderson lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Sackett.
Sackett with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Henderson connects with a knee to the head.
Henderson is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Sackett is defending well for now.
Henderson scores with a knee to the head.
Henderson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Sackett on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Sackett wants to break free but Henderson has control.

Sackett's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Henderson ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Sackett checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Sackett is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Henderson.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Henderson connects with a looping right hand.

Henderson clinches with his opponent.

Sackett wants the takedown. Henderson is fighting it off but Sackett persists and manages to bring the fight to the ground, ending up in Henderson's guard against the cage.
Henderson keeping full guard, as Sackett tries to pass.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Julius Henderson showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Henderson lands a glancing blow to the side of Sackett's head.
Henderson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Sackett throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Sackett throws a leg kick but Henderson sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Sackett swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Henderson steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Sackett.
Sackett misses with a hook.
Sackett walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Sackett circles away from the clinch attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Henderson digs a good body shot into Sackett's ribs.
Henderson thuds his right hand into Sackett's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Donk. Sackett catches Henderson right on the button with a cross.
Henderson tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Sackett manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Sackett half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Henderson fails with an attempt to clinch.
Henderson jabs Sackett to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A looping hook to the body misses from Henderson. Sackett does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sackett misses with a straight left.
Sackett sets himself, and Henderson steps forward looking for the clinch! Sackett avoids it this time.
Henderson misses with a leg kick.
A cross from Henderson lands.
Henderson cracks Sackett with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Henderson's jab looks to have found its range, popping Sackett under the eye.
Sackett displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Henderson throws out the jab.
Henderson misses with a hook.
Sackett swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Henderson swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Sackett cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Julius Henderson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Henderson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sackett.
Sackett takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Julius Henderson is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sackett's corner calls for a 1-2. Sackett obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Sackett looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Henderson takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Henderson throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Sackett on the side of the head.
Sackett avoids the body shot from Henderson.
Sackett takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A slapping leg kick lands for Sackett.
Sackett is looking to chop away at Henderson's legs.
Henderson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sackett.
Sackett takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Henderson has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Henderson there as he acknowledges the shot.
Sackett throws a head kick but Henderson moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Good shot there by Henderson.
Sackett looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Henderson is looking to clinch.
Sackett is looking to counter punch.
Sackett moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Henderson connects with a good right hand that stumbles Sackett. Sackett circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Sackett waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Henderson.
Sackett thumps Henderson with a low kick.
A jab from Sackett does it's job there.
Henderson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sackett was well out of range. Poor timing from Henderson.
Sackett throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Henderson sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Sackett avoids the body shot from Henderson.
Sackett keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sackett moves out of range as Henderson throws a body kick.
Galloway Sackett has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Henderson defending well as Sackett loads up on a big left hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Henderson misses with a left hand
and Sackett counters with a body kick that stops Henderson in his tracks momentarily.
Sackett misses with a wild body shot.
Henderson scores with a hook.
Henderson looking to land some kicks to the body here.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Henderson lands a glancing blow to the side of Sackett's head.
Henderson takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Henderson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sackett moves away.
Sackett was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Henderson is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Sackett lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Sackett looks to land a left hand but Henderson moved out of range nicely.
Henderson is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Henderson jabs Sackett to the body, keeping him at a distance.

And that's the end of the fight!
Julius Henderson comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Henderson winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 27:30
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 27:30
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Julius Henderson!

Julius Henderson seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Undercard bout


Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Konstantin Manison and Doug Pattersson. Manison comes into the arena with Wherever I May Roam blaring out of the sound system. Pattersson has chosen The Banana song Peel Banana as his entrance music. Doug Pattersson has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

185 cm
34
200 lbs
31 - 20 - 0
181 cm
32
190 lbs
17 - 15 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Konstantin Manison!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Doug Pattersson!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, James Glass and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice shot by Pattersson.
Manison misses with a straight right.
Manison lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Manison steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Pattersson.
Manison misses with a series of wild punches.
Pattersson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Some wild striking there from Manison.

Pattersson closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.

Manison makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Manison throws out a loose jab but Pattersson uses good head movement to avoid it.
The fighters circling - Manison throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A looping hook to the body misses from Pattersson. Manison does a little dance to reset his feet.
Manison jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Pattersson throws a lazy right hand but Manison sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Pattersson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Manison moves away.
Konstantin Manison seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Pattersson takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
A good leg kick by Manison.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manison throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Manison seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Pattersson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Manison throws out the jab.
Manison gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Konstantin Manison is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Pattersson blocks a leg kick.
Pattersson looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Nice body kick there by Manison.
Manison throws a head kick but Pattersson moves out of range.
Manison throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Pattersson stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Pattersson thows a left - swing and a miss!
Manison moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Manison checks a leg kick.
Manison lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
A big right from Manison misses.
Manison scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Manison takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Manison staying out of range there.
An attempted straight right counter from Manison misses the target.
Pattersson throws the left hand but Manison avoids the punch easily.
Manison swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Pattersson throws a jab when Manison was well out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Manison lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Sloppy strikes from Pattersson. Those never looked like landing.
Manison lands with an uppercut that bounces Pattersson off the cage and back into range.
Manison misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Manison listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Manison dodges the punch combination from Pattersson.
Manison throwing a counter right hand but Pattersson manages to avoid it.
Manison lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Pattersson takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Pattersson works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Pattersson with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Manison to score with a decent uppercut.
Manison connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Manison throws a jab but it's blocked by Pattersson.
Manison lands a front kick.
A cross from Pattersson lands.
Pattersson jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Manison avoids the body shot from Pattersson.
Pattersson misses with a double jab
and Manison counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Manison takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
A jab lands there for Manison.
Pattersson checks a low kick from Manison.
Manison steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Pattersson.
Manison lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Manison, as that shot connected.
Pattersson tries for a takedown but Manison circles away easily
and Manison counters with a left and a right that stings Pattersson.
Pattersson moves out of range as Manison strikes.
Pattersson misses with a few strikes there.
Pattersson connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Manison momentarily.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Pattersson misses with a body shot.
Manison jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Manison scores with a jab to the body.
Pattersson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Manison was well out of range. Poor timing from Pattersson.
Manison misses with a kick to the body.
Pattersson lands with a nice body punch.
Pattersson avoids the body shot from Manison.
Manison tests Pattersson's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Pattersson moves away from the strike by Manison.
Pattersson misses with the combination.
Manison misses with a few strikes there.
Manison pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Manison lands with a good body shot.
Pattersson works the jab nicely.

It looks like Konstantin Manison has been cut.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Manison moves out of range of the strikes.
Pattersson lands with a good body shot.
Manison looks to land a left hand but Pattersson moved out of range nicely.
Pattersson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Pattersson throws a right hand that Manison ducks under and follows up with a left that Manison also avoids with ease.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Konstantin Manison dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Konstantin Manison's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Pattersson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Pattersson swings away with a body shot that misses
and Manison counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Pattersson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Manison throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Manison takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Pattersson.
Manison keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Konstantin Manison is winning the standup battle so far.
Manison ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Manison is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Pattersson can do to turn this around?
Pattersson takes a jab right on the kisser.
Manison connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Manison ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Manison lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Manison connects with a body shot that sends Pattersson's belly button to the back.
Pattersson keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Manison avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Pattersson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Manison.
Manison lands with a straight right. Pattersson didn't see that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pattersson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Manison was well out of range. Poor timing from Pattersson.
Pattersson misses the shot to the body.
Manison uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Pattersson.
Pattersson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Manison slips a straight right by Pattersson.
Manison scores with a three punch combo!
Manison throws the left hand but Pattersson avoids the punch easily.
Manison misses with a wild body shot.
Pattersson doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Manison lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Pattersson missing with a left hand there. Manison was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Manison throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Manison is looking to chop away at Pattersson's legs.
Pattersson has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Manison jabs at Pattersson's body.
Pattersson avoids the body shot from Manison.
Manison darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Pattersson digs a good hook to Manison's body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Manison on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Manison takes a swing at Pattersson's ribcage but misses.
Manison scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Pattersson doesn't seem bothered though.
Manison throws a jab but it's blocked by Pattersson.
Manison scores with a shot to the body.
Manison misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Pattersson.
Pattersson gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Pattersson shoots and misses
enabling Manison to counter with a crisp jab.
Manison scores with a jab to the jaw.
Pattersson looks for a takedown but Manison sprawls well.
Manison throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Manison misses with a looping left.
Manison throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pattersson is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Manison with a body shot.
Manison slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot by Pattersson.
A jab lands there for Manison.
Manison works the jab nicely.
Manison misses with a left hand
and Pattersson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A jab from Pattersson misses.
Manison misses with a two punch combination.
Pattersson is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Manison scores with the left hand. Pattersson knows he should have avoided that one.
Pattersson slips a straight right by Manison.
Pattersson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Manison.
Pattersson swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Manison uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Pattersson.
Pattersson lands with a hook. Manison tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Manison connects with a body shot that sends Pattersson's belly button to the back.
Manison throws a good cross that connects.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Manison displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Manison scores with a three punch combo!
Pattersson tests Manison's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pattersson scores with the left hand. Manison knows he should have avoided that one.
Nice takedown defense from Manison. No joy for Pattersson on that attempt.
Konstantin Manison has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Doug Pattersson.
Pattersson ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Manison misses with a straight left.
Manison misses with a left hand
and Pattersson counters with a left to the body.
Manison digs a good hook to Pattersson's body.
Manison swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A jab from Pattersson finds it's way through Manison's defenses.
Manison misses the shot to the body.
Manison displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Pattersson throws out the jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sloppy strikes from Manison. Those never looked like landing.
Manison takes a swing at Pattersson's ribcage but misses.
Pattersson scores with a jab to the jaw.
Pattersson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Manison was well out of range. Poor timing from Pattersson.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Konstantin Manison dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Konstantin Manison's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Manison pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

Pattersson drives through with a takedown into Manison's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.

Manison manages to escape and get back to his feet.
A big right from Pattersson misses.
A little feinted left hand from Manison on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Manison throws a series of punches but Pattersson avoids them all with ease.
Manison waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Pattersson.
Pattersson missing with a left hand there. Manison was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Pattersson uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Manison.
A left lands for Manison.
Pattersson swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
It looked like Manison wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A jab lands there for Manison.
Pattersson drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Pattersson fails with a takedown attempt.
Pattersson slips a jab from Manison.
Pattersson throws out a counter right but Manison avoids it with no problem.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manison bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Pattersson throws a shot from downtown. Manison moves away and avoids it.
Pattersson dodges the punch combination from Manison.
Pattersson changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Pattersson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Manison throws out the jab.
Manison thows a left - swing and a miss!
Pattersson moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Pattersson digs a good body shot into Manison's ribs.
Manison throws a push kick but Pattersson slaps the foot to one side.
Pattersson lands a nice looking body shot.
Manison thuds his right hand into Pattersson's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Manison, as that shot connected.
Pattersson misses with an uppercut. Manison saw that one coming.
The fighters circling - Pattersson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Pattersson throws out a leg kick but Manison moves out of range and Pattersson only half commits.
It looked like Manison wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Pattersson throws a shot from downtown. Manison moves away and avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Manison takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Pattersson misses with an uppercut. Manison saw that one coming.
Pattersson swings for the body but Manison moves out of range.
Manison throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Pattersson drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Manison defends it well.
Manison throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Manison lands with a nice body punch.
Pattersson moves out of range of the leg kick from Manison.
Manison throws a one two combo.
Manison on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Pattersson scores with a nice head shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Manison. Pattersson does a little dance to reset his feet.
The crowd cheers as Manison lands an impressive looking overhand right. Pattersson doesn't seem phased though.
Manison looks to land a right hand but Pattersson moved out of range.
Manison missing with a left hand there. Pattersson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A little jabbing left from Pattersson on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Pattersson misses with a two punch combination.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Manison throws a jab when Pattersson was well out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from Manison misses the target.
Manison walks into a stiff left hand from Pattersson.
Pattersson cracks a nice hook into Manison's ribs.
Manison moves out of range as Pattersson strikes.
Pattersson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Pattersson throws a body shot but no joy.
A nice leg kick lands there from Manison.
Pattersson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Manison is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Pattersson.
Konstantin Manison is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Pattersson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Manison.
Manison swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Pattersson throws a hook but Manison blocks it.
Pattersson throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Doug Pattersson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Manison swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Pattersson.
Pattersson checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pattersson throws a lazy right hand but Manison sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Pattersson lands with a shot to the body.
Pattersson connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Pattersson misses with a lunging right hand
enabling Manison to counter with a crisp jab.
Manison throws an overhand right that lands on Pattersson's shoulder, as Pattersson tries to avoid the shot.
Manison throws an overhand right that lands on Pattersson's shoulder, as Pattersson tries to avoid the shot.
Decent striking displayed by Manison there.
Pattersson lunges at Manison with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Manison's hand.
Pattersson misses with a wild combination.
Manison is looking for a counter combo.
Pattersson avoids the body shot from Manison.
A punch lands to the side of Pattersson 's head but he takes it in his stride.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Pattersson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pattersson swings for the body but Manison moves out of range.
Pattersson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Manison manages to avoid it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Konstantin Manison showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Manison has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 30:27
Judge James Glass scores the fight 30:27
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Konstantin Manison!

Konstantin Manison bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
Doug Pattersson spoke after the fight, saying 'I did my best, but it wasn't enough. Gongrats to my opponent.'.
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RATING
90%

 

Undercard bout


Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Volya Nikolaev and Temel Dilli. Chooooooooon! I think Nikolaev might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Fever . Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

170 cm
34
165 lbs
29 - 22 - 0
176 cm
35
155 lbs
31 - 19 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Clothing
Hellbent

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 22 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Volya Nikolaev!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Temel Dilli!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Chris Edwards and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dilli misses with a hook.
Nikolaev takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Nikolaev takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Dilli needs to keep his hands up - Nikolaev had a free shot at his head there.
Nikolaev slips a straight right by Dilli.
Nikolaev is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Nikolaev ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Nikolaev half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Dilli scores with a jab.
Dilli has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
A punch combination from Nikolaev misses.
Dilli fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Temel Dilli seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nikolaev fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Dilli avoids it really well and circles away.
Dilli is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Nice defenses there by Nikolaev.
Dilli is looking to score with low kicks.
An attempted straight right counter from Nikolaev misses the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nikolaev dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Dilli throws a poor cross that misses
and Nikolaev counters with a stiff right hand.
Dilli connects with a right hand. Nikolaev shakes it off.
Dilli connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Dilli throws a hook but Nikolaev blocks it.
Nikolaev throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Dilli is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Dilli throws an off balance right hand

and Nikolaev counters with a single leg into guard. Dilli didn't expect that.

Dilli pushes Nikolaev off for just long enough to get back to his feet. Very athletic spring there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nikolaev shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Dilli eats them both and turns towards Nikolaev to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Dilli scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Dilli pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Dilli misses with an uppercut. Nikolaev saw that one coming.
Nikolaev lands with a right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dilli throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Nikolaev feinted with a counter takedown.
Nikolaev fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dilli manages to avoid it.
Nikolaev avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Dilli feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Nikolaevs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!

Nikolaev decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
Nikolaev is thwarting Dilli's attempts to control the position.
Nikolaev trying to control the action but Dilli is working from the bottom.
Nikolaev throwing shots but Dilli is blocking nicely.
Dilli moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nikolaev postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Dilli keeping moving, preventing Nikolaev from controlling successfully.
Nikolaev with a flurry of punches that miss.
Nikolaev working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Dilli's head.
Nikolaev distracts Dilli with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.

Dilli has his foot on Nikolaev's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Nikolaev works his way back into a safe position though.
Dilli preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

Dilli had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Nikolaev defends it easily.
Nikolaev is working Dilli over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dilli pulls Nikolaev in close to prevent any damage.
Dilli keeping moving, preventing Nikolaev from controlling successfully.
Nikolaev has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Nikolaev won't allow Dilli to sweep him here.
Nikolaev postures up and lands a big shot to Dilli's brow.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Nikolaev loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Dilli preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Dilli trying to control the position.
Dilli can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Nikolaev controls the pace.
Dilli controlling the position.
Nikolaev postures up in Dilli's guard and throws a big left but Dilli blocks it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Temel Dilli will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Dilli throws a body shot but no joy.
Dilli throws a combination that misses
letting Nikolaev counter with a right hand.
Dilli bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Nikolaev's head.
Nikolaev shoots in but no luck this time.
Nikolaev tries to move into range but Dilli moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Dilli connects with a high kick.
Dilli thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Nikolaev if he has to take too many more of those.
Nikolaev defending well as Dilli loads up on a big left hand.
Jab from Nikolaev.
Nikolaev connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Nikolaev misses with a looping right.
Nikolaev throws a looping overhand right but Dilli ducks down to avoid it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nikolaev looks for a takedown but Dilli sprawls well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dilli looks to score with a jab to the body but Nikolaev is just out of range.
The fighters circling - Nikolaev throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Dilli throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Dilli throws a lazy right hand but Nikolaev sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Dilli throws a jab but it's blocked by Nikolaev.
Nikolaev drops his hands momentarily and Dilli takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Dilli scores with a hook to the body. Nikolaev takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Nice straight punches there by Dilli. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Dilli.
Nikolaev slips a jab from Dilli.
Nikolaev throws a right and a left that both miss.
Dilli lands a head shot.
Dilli misses the shot to the body.
A little feinted left hand from Nikolaev on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Dilli fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Nikolaev looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Dilli scoring well with a low kick there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dilli misses with a body punch
and Nikolaev makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Dilli with a nice cross.
Nikolaev lands the left hand.
Dilli wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Nikolaev looks to score with a jab to the body but Dilli is just out of range.
Dilli throws a body punch but Nikolaev moves out of range.
Dilli scoring well with a low kick there.
Nikolaev throws a looping overhand right but Dilli ducks down to avoid it.
Dilli cracks the inside of Nikolaev's front leg.
Jab from Nikolaev.
Dilli has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Nikolaev with a hook.
Temel Dilli seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Dilli tests Nikolaev's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Nikolaev fails with the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Volya Nikolaev. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dilli ducks under a wild hook from Nikolaev.
Dilli misses with an uppercut.
A shot to the body from Dilli misses
and Dilli takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Dilli misses the body punch

and Nikolaev moves into the clinch.
Dilli misses with a hook from the clinch.
Nikolaev fails to pull guard.
Nikolaev blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Dilli is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Nikolaev blocks an uppercut.
Nikolaev pushes Dilli back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short right from Dilli on the inside.
Dilli swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Nikolaev lands a shoulder strike.
Nikolaev swings wildly with an uppercut but Dilli uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nikolaev scores with a nice hook to the head.
Nikolaev drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Dilli gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Dilli is trying to force a seperation but Nikolaev has the dominant position.
Nikolaev wants to stall.
Nikolaev lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Dilli backwards.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nikolaev has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Dilli is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Nikolaev stalling the fight.
Nikolaev tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Dilli smiles and moves away.
Temel Dilli is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Dilli throws a nice inside leg kick.
Dilli misses with a straight right.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Temel Dilli showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Good work by Nikolaev as he checks the leg kick.
Dilli throws a looping overhand right but Nikolaev ducks down to avoid it.
Dilli lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Nikolaev lands a slapping body shot.
Nikolaev is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
A telegraphed right hand from Dilli misses the target.
A big right from Dilli misses.
Nikolaev shoots in looking for a takedown but Dilli manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Nikolaev's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Nikolaev takes a kick to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Dilli.
Nikolaev will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Nikolaev misses with a jab, cross combination.
Nikolaev is trying hard to land a takedown here. Dilli sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dilli misses with a right hand

and Nikolaev counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Dilli!
Nikolaev tries to move to full mount but Dilli actually manages to regain half guard.
Dilli tries to roll over but Nikolaev keeps him under control.

Dilli actively working from the bottom here.
Nikolaev is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Nikolaev wants to pass to mount but Dilli is defending the position.
Dilli is trying to control but can't.
Dilli is controlling Nikolaev's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Temel Dilli is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nikolaev with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.

Dilli manages to create a bit of space in order to work his way back to his feet. Nikolaev keeps hold of his opponent and drives him back against the cage.
Nikolaev changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Dilli fights it off and pushes away nicely.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Volya Nikolaev. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Dilli throws out a leg kick but Nikolaev moves out of range and Dilli only half commits.
Nice shot lands for Dilli.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sloppy strikes from Dilli. Those never looked like landing.
A low kick from Dilli misses

and Nikolaev holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Nikolaev drops down looking for an ankle pick but Dilli pulls his leg out and moves away.
Nikolaev moves out of range of the body kick.
Nikolaev throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Dilli only half commits to the counter leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dilli slips a jab and a cross from Nikolaev.
Nikolaev throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Dilli looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Dilli slaps away a takedown attempt from Nikolaev, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Dilli fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Dilli looks to score with a jab to the body but Nikolaev is just out of range.
Nikolaev misses with a jab to the body
and Dilli counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Dilli throws a big shot that misses.
Nikolaev feinted with a counter takedown.

Nikolaev closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Dilli trying to control from the bottom.
Dilli is looking to improve his position.

Dilli is defending against the submission attempts here by Nikolaev.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nikolaev is trying to control. Dilli wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Volya Nikolaev has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Dilli keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Nikolaev is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Dilli has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Nikolaev is working away from the top position though.
Dilli is looking to improve his position.
Nikolaev thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Dilli holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.

And that's the end of the fight!
Temel Dilli comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Dilli winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 28:29
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 27:30
Judge William Gold scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Temel Dilli!

A very excited looking Temel Dilli made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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RATING
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Undercard bout


Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Vesa Sykk and Chris Karter. Sykk comes to the cage accompanied by Rage Against The Machine - Killing In The Name . Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

172 cm
36
155 lbs
32 - 19 - 1
175 cm
25
154 lbs
15 - 4 - 2
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World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 19 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Vesa Sykk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Chris Karter!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, James Ackerman and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sykk gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Sykk throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Karter throws a right hand that misses
and Sykk counters with a nice low kick that buckles Karter's knee momentarily.
Karter throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Sykk looks to land a right hand but Karter moved out of range.
Karter feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Sykk's calf.
Sykk dodges the punch combination from Karter.
Karter lands an overhand right.
Karter tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Karter lands with an uppercut that bounces Sykk off the cage and back into range.
Karter has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Karter there as he acknowledges the shot.
Sykk tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Karter swats away the attempt to clinch by Sykk.
Karter throws a nice outside leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Karter misses with a low kick.
Sykk throws a series of punches but Karter moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Karter throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Sykk throws a hook but Karter avoids it easily.
Karter slips under a jab from Sykk.
Karter uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sykk.
Karter rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Sykk moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Karter misses with an attempted mid kick.
Nice defenses there by Sykk.
Crunch! Karter slams his shin into Sykk's torso.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Sykk.
Sykk displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Karter throws out the jab.
An attempted straight right counter from Sykk misses the target.
Karter fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Sykk checks it well.
Sykk misses with a left hand
enabling Karter to counter with a crisp jab.
Chris Karter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A swing and a miss from Sykk.
Karter wants to counter with a clinch but Sykk pushes him away.
Sykk staying out of range there.
Karter throws a body punch but Sykk moves out of range.
Karter swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Karter moves forwards but Sykk connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sykk digs a good hook to Karter's body.
Sykk has been working on his boxing with his coaches at DJs Locker in the buildup to the fight.
Karter on the wrong end of a nice hook.
A nice inside leg kick there by Karter. That's going to slow Sykk down.
Karter scores with a shot to the body.
Karter keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sykk.
Sykk swings for the body but Karter moves out of range.
Karter misses with an attempted mid kick.
Karter throws a right and a left that Sykk avoids nicely.
That kick from Karter tenderised Sykk's leg. Sykk is trying to keep his angry face on.
Karter is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Sykk on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Sykk checks a leg kick.
Karter ducks under a wild hook from Sykk.
Sykk throws a looping overhand right but Karter ducks down to avoid it.
Karter now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Karter throws a quick inside leg kick.
Karter misses with a low kick.
Karter avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Karter throws a sloppy head kick and Sykk moves out of range easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sykk uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Karter.
Karter misses with a combination
letting Sykk counter with a right hand.
Sykk looks to throw the jab but Karter is out of range.
A punch combination from Karter misses.
Karter misses with a low kick.
Sykk thumps Karter with a low kick.
Karter moves forwards but Sykk connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Sykk throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Karter throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Karter pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Sykk back to the cage. Karter follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Karter on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Sykk. Sykk obviously looking to wear him down.
Karter jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sykk throws a head kick that half lands.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sykk throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A nice side step and Karter releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Sykk darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Karter staying out of range there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Karter uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Sykk has time to react.
Karter fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
A big left from Karter misses.
Sykk throws a head kick that misses.
Sykk throws a nice head kick!

It looks like Chris Karter has been cut.
Karter scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
The fighters circling - Karter throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sykk throwing a counter right hand but Karter manages to avoid it.
Karter misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sykk.
Karter is looking to chop away at Sykk's legs.
Karter missing with a left hand there. Sykk was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Karter blocks a head kick by Sykk.
Karter throws a body punch but Sykk moves out of range.
Karter lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A big right from Karter misses.
Sykk bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sykk throws a jab but it's blocked by Karter.
Sykk looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chris Karter dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Chris Karter's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


A punch combination from Karter misses.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Sykk might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Sykk on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Karter takes a jab right on the kisser.
Sykk tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Karter was well out of range. Poor timing from Sykk.
Sykk throws a body shot but no joy.
Sykk lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Sykk throws an overhand right that lands on Karter's shoulder, as Karter tries to avoid the shot.
Sykk keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Karter scores with a leg kick.
Jab, jab by Sykk - just one landing.
Karter throws a nice inside leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Karter misses with a straight right.
Karter walks into a left hand.
Karter cracks Sykk with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Sykk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Karter moves away.
Sykk misses with an uppercut.
Karter throws a front kick aimed at Sykk's knee but Sykk avoids it well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Karter throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Sykk counter with a right hand.
Sykk fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Karter moves out of range as Sykk strikes.
A jab lands there for Karter.

Karter tries to keep at a distance but Sykk has taken the fight into the clinch.
Karter blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Sykk creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Karter's defenses.
Sykk throws a head punch that misses.
Sykk is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Karter's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Sykk's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Karter lands with a right to the head.
Sykk lands a body punch.
Sykk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Sykk lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Karter backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Karter blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Sykk lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Karter misses with a punch to the body.
Sykk lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Sykk throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Karter tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Karter tries to throw a body punch but Sykk avoids it by throwing Karter back against the cage.
Karter throws a head punch that misses.
Karter lands a left hand.
Karter lands with a short shot to the head.
Karter blocks an elbow strike from Sykk.
Karter effectively controlling the action here.
Sykk throws a punch but it's blocked by Karter.
Karter cracks Sykk with a nice body shot.
Sykk stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Vesa Sykk has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Sykk blocks a body shot from Karter.
Sykk swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Sykk fails to land.
Karter goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Karter has a couple of punches blocked by Sykk.
Sykk gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Sykk misses with a hook from the clinch.
Sykk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch on the inside from Sykk fails to land.
Sykk misses with a punch on the inside.
Karter misses with some punches.
Sykk throws a head punch that misses.
Karter blocks an elbow strike from Sykk.
Karter stalling.
Karter lands a body shot.
Karter slowing the pace effectively.
Karter blocks an elbow strike.
Sykk blocks a body shot from Karter.
Sykk working aggressively here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sykk lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
A nice left hand lands by Sykk.
Sykk blocks a body shot from Karter.
Sykk misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Sykk.
Sykk lands a nice shot to the body.
Karter working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Sykk throws a punch but it's blocked by Karter.
Sykk misses with a short punch on the inside.
Karter goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Karter blocks an elbow strike.
Karter trying to stall but Sykk improves his position.
Karter throws a punch but it's blocked by Sykk.

Sykk manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Sykk is adopting a defensive guard.
Sykk looking to control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Vesa Sykk dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Chris Karter's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


Sykk throws a right and a left that both miss.
Karter on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Karter throws a leg kick but Sykk moved away.
Sykk connects with a looping right hand.
Sykk misses with a hook. Karter ducked under it nicely.
Karter staying out of range there.
Sykk throws a sloppy head kick and Karter moves out of range easily.
Sykk lands with a slapping head kick.
Karter takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Karter lands with a thumping leg kick.
Karter feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Sykk's calf.
Sykk smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Sykk takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Chris Karter seems to be getting the better of the standup.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Karter misses with a leg kick.
Sykk ducks right into an uppercut from Karter.
Sykk lands a glancing blow to the side of Karter's head.
Karter misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sykk.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Karter defending well as Sykk loads up on a big left hand.
Karter steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Sykk.
Karter misses with a leg kick.
A shot to the liver by Karter. Beautiful body shot.
Karter is looking to chop away at Sykk's legs.
Karter misses with a body punch
enabling Sykk to counter with a crisp jab.
A jab lands there for Sykk.
Karter scores with a jab to the head.
Sykk checks a low kick from Karter.
Sykk bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Karter throws the kick towards the body but Sykk avoids it.
Karter displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sykk throws out the jab.
Karter uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Sykk has time to react.
An inside leg kick lands from Sykk.
Sykk throws a jab but it's blocked by Karter.
Karter just misses with a punch to the body.
Karter throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Sykk.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sykk lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Sykk looks to land a left hand but Karter moved out of range nicely.
Sykk dodges the punch combination from Karter.
Sykk pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Sykk throws an overhand right that lands on Karter's shoulder, as Karter tries to avoid the shot.
Sykk takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Karter on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Karter's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Sykk connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Karter scrambles back to his feet.
Karter motions for Sykk to come forward. Karter throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
An attempted straight right counter from Sykk misses the target.
Karter is looking to slow Sykk down with leg kicks.
Karter blocks a head kick by Sykk.
Karter throws out a counter right but Sykk avoids it with no problem.
Karter throws a push kick but Sykk slaps the foot to one side.
Karter missing with a left hand there. Sykk was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sykk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Karter moves away.
Sykk checks the leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Karter ducks under a wild hook from Sykk.
Sykk just misses with a punch to the body.
Sykk digs a good hook to Karter's body.
Karter displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Sykk connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Karter's hands.
Karter misses the body punch
letting Sykk counter with a right hand.
Sykk blocks the body kick.
Karter throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Karter fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Sykk.
Sykk tries to land a leg kick but Karter saw it coming and moves away.
Sykk throws a big shot that misses.
Sykk scores with a body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sykk. Karter does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sykk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

Sykk moves into the clinch successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters up against the cage, Sykk throws an elbow but misses.
Karter tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Sykk working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That has opened up Chris Karter's cut even more.

Karter's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Sykk blocks a jab.
Sykk looks to land a combination but Karter avoids it well.
Sykk avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Karter tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Sykk is looking to counter with a body kick.
Sykk tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Karter manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Karter wants to counter with a clinch but Sykk pushes him away.
Sykk is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
A slapping leg kick lands for Karter.
Sykk throws a shot from downtown. Karter moves away and avoids it.
Karter is looking for the big counter here.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sykk connects with a nice looking jab.
Karter jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sykk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Sykk throws a hook to the side of Karter's head but Karter sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

And that's the end of the fight!
Vesa Sykk showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Sykk has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 29:28
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 29:28
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Vesa Sykk!

In his post fight interview, Vesa Sykk started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Undercard bout


Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ricky Blazer and Aleksandar Kamenov. Kamenov has chosen Korn - Hey Daddy as his entrance music. Aleksandar Kamenov told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

194 cm
30
218 lbs
22 - 14 - 0
193 cm
34
210 lbs
24 - 14 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ricky Blazer!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Aleksandar Kamenov!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Chris Edwards and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kamenov loads up on a big right hand but Blazer slips the punch.
Kamenov just misses with a punch to the body.
Aleksandar Kamenov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kamenov throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
A telegraphed right hand from Kamenov misses the target.
Kamenov misses with a body shot.
Some wild striking there from Blazer.
A combination from Blazer does no damage.
As Blazer backs off Kamenov throws a huge counter combo but Blazer manages to avoid it all.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kamenov, right into the meat.
Kamenov is looking to land body kicks.
Nice straight punches there by Kamenov. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Kamenov.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kamenov.
Blazer was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blazer throws a body shot but no joy.
Blazer throws a lazy uppercut
and Kamenov counters with a nice leg kick.
Blazer swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kamenov misses with a left hand
letting Blazer counter with a right hand.

It looks like Aleksandar Kamenov has been cut.
Blazer jabs Kamenov to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kamenov loads up on a big right hand but Blazer slips the punch.
Kamenov buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kamenov lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Blazer at a distance.
Kamenov throws a solid leg kick but Blazer takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kamenov.
We've been informed that Kamenov has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Blazer misses with a hook to the body
letting Kamenov counter with a right hand.
Blazer misses with a looping right.
Kamenov misses with a wild body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kamenov scores with a body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kamenov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Blazer was well out of range. Poor timing from Kamenov.
Blazer checks the leg kick.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Kamenov lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Kamenov swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Blazer blocking some punches.
Kamenov lands a hook that snaps the head of Blazer backwards.
Kamenov blocking some punches.
Kamenov wants to get back to striking at distance but Blazer won't allow it.
Kamenov letting Blazer take a breather here.
Blazer blocking some punches.
Blazer misses with the head strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blazer throws a head punch that misses.
A right hand to the body from Kamenov.
Blazer scores with a shot to the side of Kamenov's head.
Kamenov throws a head punch that misses.
Kamenov is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Blazer misses with a hook to the ribs.
Blazer swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kamenov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Blazer lands a left hand.
Kamenov misses with some punches.
Blazer struggles to land a body shot inside as Kamenov controls his hands.
Blazer taking a breather.
Kamenov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Blazer's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A body shot lands from Kamenov.

Kamenov's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Blazer misses with a low kick.
Kamenov appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Blazer swats away the attempt to clinch by Kamenov.
Kamenov looks to land a body kick but Blazer moved away.
Kamenov defending well as Blazer loads up on a big left hand.
Kamenov tries a quick counter leg kick but Blazer is wise to it.
Blazer punishes Kamenov's body with a nice straight punch.
Blazer shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kamenov.
Kamenov throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Blazer to counter with a crisp jab.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kamenov.
Nice defenses there by Kamenov.
Kamenov avoids the body shot from Blazer.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Aleksandar Kamenov dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Aleksandar Kamenov's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


A nice leg kick lands there from Kamenov.
Kamenov looks to land a right hand but Blazer moved out of range.
Kamenov scores with a shot to the body.
Blazer misses with a body shot.
A decent looking cross lands there for Kamenov.
Kamenov throws the kick towards the body but Blazer avoids it.
Blazer was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Kamenov throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Blazer was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Kamenov in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Kamenov throws a lazy body kick
enabling Blazer to counter with a crisp jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A low kick from Kamenov misses
and Blazer connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

Kamenov is rocked!
Kamenov's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Kamenov duly obliges.

It looks like Ricky Blazer has been cut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kamenov throws a push kick but Blazer slaps the foot to one side.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kamenov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Blazer.
Blazer throws an overhand right that has Kamenov reeling! Blazer follows up with more punches and Kamenov is out cold! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:11 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Ricky Blazer!
A victorious Ricky Blazer thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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49%

 

Co-main event


Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Ozzy McKane and Martin Saint Louis. Chooooooooon! I think McKane might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to SAIL - AWOLNATION. The crowd seem to be enjoying Saint Louis's choice of entrance music: Nique La Police. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

170 cm
31
158 lbs
31 - 9 - 0
164 cm
33
152 lbs
36 - 8 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction
Hellbent

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Hellbent



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ozzy McKane!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Martin Saint Louis!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, James Glass and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Saint Louis with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Saint Louis has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Saint Louis scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Saint Louis.
McKane throwing a counter right hand but Saint Louis manages to avoid it.
McKane changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Saint Louis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McKane.
Saint Louis misses with a left hand
letting McKane counter with a right hand.
Saint Louis lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
McKane defending well as Saint Louis loads up on a big left hand.
Saint Louis misses with a right hand
and McKane counters with a nice body shot.
Saint Louis thows a left - swing and a miss!
Saint Louis misses with a hook. McKane ducked under it nicely.
Saint Louis explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
A looping hook to the body misses from McKane. Saint Louis does a little dance to reset his feet.
McKane pushes Saint Louis away with a front kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
McKane misses with a hook.
Saint Louis let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Saint Louis fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McKane moves away from the strike by Saint Louis.
Saint Louis throws a body punch but McKane moves out of range.
Saint Louis feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to McKane's calf.
Saint Louis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from McKane.
Saint Louis throws a leg kick which misses McKane's front leg but catches the back leg as McKane tries to avoid it.
McKane misses with a low kick.
McKane throws out a loose jab but Saint Louis uses good head movement to avoid it.
McKane jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Saint Louis misses with a hook. McKane ducked under it nicely.
McKane is looking to counter punch.
McKane lands with a nice body punch.
Saint Louis cracks the inside of McKane's front leg.
Saint Louis avoids a kick to the body.
Saint Louis misses with a hook.
Saint Louis scores with a decent looking hook.
That kick from Saint Louis tenderised McKane's leg. McKane is trying to keep his angry face on.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McKane misses the shot to the body.
Saint Louis misses the jab.
McKane looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
McKane pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Saint Louis lands a slapping body shot.
McKane throws a lazy right hand but Saint Louis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A good leg kick by McKane.
McKane takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Saint Louis lands a jab.
A big right from Saint Louis misses.
McKane misses with an uppercut. Saint Louis saw that one coming.
Saint Louis misses with a right hand
and McKane counters with a leg kick.
Saint Louis bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of McKane's head.
McKane steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Saint Louis. That one must have hurt.
Saint Louis throws a low kick but McKane avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Saint Louis looks to score with a jab to the body but McKane is just out of range.
Nice defenses there by McKane.
Saint Louis connects with a solid leg kick.
Saint Louis finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Saint Louis takes a swing at McKane's ribcage but misses.
Saint Louis dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Saint Louis thows a leg kick but McKane checks it
and McKane cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Jab, jab by Saint Louis - just one landing.
Saint Louis lands a straight punch to the body, keeping McKane at a distance.
McKane takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Saint Louis lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Saint Louis lands the left hand.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as McKane checks a leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Saint Louis swings away with a leg kick that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Saint Louis takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Saint Louis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Saint Louis throws a front kick that sends McKane stumbling back into the cage.
Saint Louis thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on McKane if he has to take too many more of those.
Saint Louis lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Saint Louis throws a leg kick which misses McKane's front leg but catches the back leg as McKane tries to avoid it.
Saint Louis throws a hook but McKane avoids it easily.
Saint Louis throws a leg kick
and McKane counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Saint Louis misses with a shot to the body
enabling McKane to counter with a crisp jab.
Saint Louis throws a leg kick but McKane sees it coming and checks it nicely.
McKane stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Saint Louis.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
McKane uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Saint Louis.
Saint Louis misses with a kick to the body.
That kick from Saint Louis tenderised McKane's leg. McKane is trying to keep his angry face on.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Martin Saint Louis dominated that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Saint Louis throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Saint Louis takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Saint Louis misses with a jab to the body
and McKane counters with a stiff right hand.
Saint Louis throws a body shot but no joy.
Saint Louis has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Saint Louis misses with a looping right.
McKane appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
McKane steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Saint Louis.
Saint Louis throws a low kick but McKane moves out of range easily.
McKane moves away from the strike by Saint Louis.
McKane swings away with a body shot that misses
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Saint Louis misses the shot to the body.
McKane on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Saint Louis tried to score with a low kick but McKane checks it.
Saint Louis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but McKane was well out of range. Poor timing from Saint Louis.
A telegraphed right hand from Saint Louis misses the target.
Saint Louis misses with the body kick
and McKane counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Saint Louis throws a lazy uppercut
and McKane counters with a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Saint Louis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but McKane moves away.
McKane throwing a counter right hand but Saint Louis manages to avoid it.
McKane takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Saint Louis misses with a body kick.
McKane was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Saint Louis misses with a kick to the body.
Saint Louis throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Crunch! Saint Louis slams his shin into McKane's torso.
Saint Louis explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
McKane throws a body shot but no joy.
Saint Louis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from McKane.
An inside leg kick lands from Saint Louis.
Saint Louis ducks under a wild hook from McKane.
Saint Louis misses with a hook. McKane ducked under it nicely.
Saint Louis dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on McKane. That did some damage!
McKane fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McKane loads up on a big right hand but Saint Louis slips the punch.
Saint Louis scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Saint Louis scores with a shot to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Saint Louis misses with a straight right.
McKane slips under a jab from Saint Louis.
Saint Louis changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Saint Louis connects with a body shot.
Saint Louis cracks a nice hook into McKane's ribs.
Saint Louis pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Saint Louis looks to score with a jab to the body but McKane is just out of range.
Saint Louis connects with a body shot.
Saint Louis pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
McKane is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Saint Louis throws the kick towards the body but McKane avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Saint Louis cracks a nice hook into McKane's ribs.
Saint Louis misses with a leg kick.
Saint Louis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from McKane.
McKane ducks under a wild hook from Saint Louis.
Saint Louis swings and misses with a shot to the body
and McKane counters with a straight right hand.
Saint Louis throws a quick inside leg kick.
McKane keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A little feinted left hand from McKane on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
McKane throws an overhand right that lands on Saint Louis's shoulder, as Saint Louis tries to avoid the shot.
Martin Saint Louis seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Saint Louis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Saint Louis cracks a nice hook into McKane's ribs.
Martin Saint Louis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McKane misses with a low kick.
A nice side step and Saint Louis releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Saint Louis swings for the body but McKane moves out of range.
McKane blocks a jab.
McKane on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Saint Louis. Saint Louis obviously looking to wear him down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Saint Louis looks to land a right hand but McKane moved out of range.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! McKane crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Saint Louis - the referee stops the clock and McKane gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Saint Louis. McKane manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
McKane getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
McKane on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Saint Louis lands a nice looking kick to the body. McKane takes a step back to recover.
Saint Louis lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
McKane takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
McKane takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Nice defenses there by Saint Louis.
McKane tries to land a front kick but Saint Louis steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
McKane slips a jab from Saint Louis.
Saint Louis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Martin Saint Louis showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Saint Louis thuds his right hand into McKane's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
McKane moves out of range as Saint Louis throws a body kick.
Saint Louis throws a push kick but McKane slaps the foot to one side.
McKane scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Saint Louis throws a sloppy body shot
and McKane counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Saint Louis lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Saint Louis throws a low kick, looking for McKane's leg but McKane calmly moves out of range.
Saint Louis bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
McKane displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Saint Louis throws out the jab.
Saint Louis throws a leg kick
and McKane cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether McKane might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
McKane moves out of range of the strikes.
McKane throws a quick counter kick to the body but Saint Louis avoids it.
Saint Louis lands with a kick to the ribs.
Saint Louis throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
A little feinted left hand from McKane on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Saint Louis swings for the body but McKane moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Saint Louis scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Saint Louis misses with a lunging right hand
enabling McKane to counter with a crisp jab.
Saint Louis lands a leg kick that knocks McKane off balance momentarily.
McKane takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
McKane stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Saint Louis.
Saint Louis moves out of range of the strikes.
Good leg kick by Saint Louis there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
A left lands for Saint Louis.
McKane will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
A slapping leg kick lands for Saint Louis.
Saint Louis misses with a hook
and McKane counters with a stiff right hand.
Saint Louis misses with a hook
and McKane connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
McKane ducks under a wild hook from Saint Louis.
The fighters circling - McKane throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Saint Louis flicks out a counter leg kick but McKane steps away.
Donk. McKane catches Saint Louis right on the button with a cross.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from McKane.
Saint Louis lands with an overhand left.
Saint Louis throws a wild body kick that McKane sees coming a mile off.
Saint Louis tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
A good leg kick by Saint Louis.
Jab, jab by Saint Louis - just one landing.
McKane throws a jab when Saint Louis was well out of range.
Saint Louis feints and then cracks McKane's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow McKane down.
McKane lands a head kick!
McKane motions for Saint Louis to come forward. McKane throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Saint Louis lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Saint Louis thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on McKane if he has to take too many more of those.
McKane throws a shot from downtown. Saint Louis moves away and avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Saint Louis.
Saint Louis finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
McKane misses with a kick to the body.
Saint Louis connects with a right hand. McKane shakes it off.
A clash of legs there as McKane blocks the low kick.
Saint Louis lands a nice leg kick that just misses McKane's sensitive parts.
McKane doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
McKane throws a nice outside leg kick.
McKane takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Saint Louis throws a quick inside leg kick.
Saint Louis waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract McKane.
McKane throws a nice inside leg kick.
Saint Louis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Saint Louis scoring well with a low kick there.
Saint Louis connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
McKane throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Saint Louis getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Saint Louis thows a leg kick but McKane checks it
and McKane counters with a nice uppercut.
Saint Louis throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
An attempted straight right counter from McKane misses the target.
Some wild striking there from McKane.
Saint Louis appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
McKane connects with a leg kick. Saint Louis looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Saint Louis fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Saint Louis misses with a hook. McKane ducked under it nicely.
Saint Louis throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Martin Saint Louis really dominated that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Saint Louis connects with a leg kick. McKane looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Saint Louis works the jab nicely.
Saint Louis rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and McKane counters with a nice leg kick.
Saint Louis slips a jab and a cross from McKane.
A slow jab from Saint Louis misses its intended target.
Saint Louis thuds his shin into the meat of McKane's side.
McKane chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Saint Louis can pounce on him.
Saint Louis throws an uppercut from half a mile away. McKane sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Saint Louis throws a leg kick which misses McKane's front leg but catches the back leg as McKane tries to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McKane uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Saint Louis.
Saint Louis is looking to score with low kicks.
McKane takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
McKane moves out of range of the strikes.
Saint Louis lands a nice looking body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Saint Louis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
McKane drops his hands momentarily and Saint Louis takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
McKane misses with a looping left.
Saint Louis looks to land a left hand but McKane moved out of range nicely.
McKane misses the jab.
A punch combination from McKane misses.
McKane looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
McKane takes one to the chin there.
Saint Louis tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Saint Louis throws a half hearted mid kick.
Saint Louis scores with a body shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Saint Louis.
Saint Louis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A looping hook to the body misses from McKane. Saint Louis does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Saint Louis waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract McKane.
Saint Louis misses with a low kick.
McKane checks a leg kick nicely.
Saint Louis moves away from the strike by McKane.
Saint Louis scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from McKane. Saint Louis shrugs it off though.
Saint Louis fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches McKane on the side of the head.
Saint Louis motions for McKane to come forward. Saint Louis throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Saint Louis throws a nice outside leg kick.
McKane has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Saint Louis.
A solid leg kick lands there for Saint Louis.
Saint Louis displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as McKane throws out the jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Saint Louis throws a shot from downtown. McKane moves away and avoids it.
McKane throws a quick inside leg kick.
McKane tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
McKane throws out a leg kick but Saint Louis moves out of range and McKane only half commits.
A nice combination there by McKane.
Saint Louis misses with a shot to the body
letting McKane counter with a right hand.
McKane throws a low kick but Saint Louis avoids it.
Saint Louis slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Saint Louis misses with a hook.
McKane thinks about countering with a body kick.
Saint Louis throws out a powerful jab.
Saint Louis blocks a leg kick.
Saint Louis looks for the body kick but McKane saw that one coming.
McKane swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Saint Louis misses with a right hand
and McKane counters with a nice low kick that buckles Saint Louis's knee momentarily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McKane waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Saint Louis.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Saint Louis ducks right into an uppercut from McKane.
Saint Louis throws an uppercut from half a mile away. McKane sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Saint Louis keeps McKane at a distance using the push kick.
Saint Louis swings for the body but McKane moves out of range.
A left lands for Saint Louis.
A punch lands to the side of McKane 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Saint Louis misses with a right hand
and Saint Louis takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A low kick from Saint Louis misses
and McKane counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
McKane misses with a jab, cross combination.
Saint Louis scores with a jab. McKane acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Saint Louis scores with a shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Martin Saint Louis dominated that fourth round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Saint Louis throws a right hand that misses
and McKane counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
McKane lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Saint Louis circles away quickly and effectively.
Saint Louis scores with a hook.
McKane fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Saint Louis is out of range.
A shot to the liver by Saint Louis. Beautiful body shot.
McKane pivots, looking for a leg kick but Saint Louis is out of range and McKane settles back down.
Saint Louis scores with a nice right hand.
McKane throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Saint Louis lands a nice leg kick that just misses McKane's sensitive parts.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Saint Louis takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
McKane does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Saint Louis tries to land a body kick
and McKane counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Saint Louis uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before McKane has time to react.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Saint Louis connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between McKane's hands.
McKane jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
McKane ducks under a wild hook from Saint Louis.
McKane looks for the body kick but Saint Louis saw that one coming.
McKane thows a left - swing and a miss!
A clash of legs there as McKane blocks the low kick.
Saint Louis throws a right hand that misses
and Saint Louis takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Saint Louis looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
McKane is looking to counter punch.
Saint Louis throws a quick inside leg kick.
Saint Louis is looking to land body kicks.
Saint Louis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
McKane looks to land a left hand but Saint Louis moved out of range nicely.
A little jabbing left from Saint Louis on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! McKane crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Saint Louis - the referee stops the clock and McKane gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Saint Louis. McKane manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Ozzy McKane has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Martin Saint Louis is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McKane misses with a body kick.
Saint Louis scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Saint Louis moves out of range as McKane strikes.
Saint Louis connects with a body shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A looping hook to the body misses from Saint Louis. McKane does a little dance to reset his feet.
Saint Louis drops his hands momentarily and McKane takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
McKane takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Saint Louis looks to throw the jab but McKane is out of range.
McKane keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Saint Louis walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. McKane checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
McKane half committed to a counter leg kick.
Saint Louis scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. McKane doesn't seem bothered though.
Saint Louis throws a low kick but it's checked well by McKane.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Saint Louis ducks under a wild hook from McKane.
Saint Louis comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Saint Louis buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
McKane uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Saint Louis.
Saint Louis connects with a leg kick. McKane looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
McKane feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Saint Louiss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
McKane is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Saint Louis.
Saint Louis misses with an uppercut
and McKane counters with a thumping low kick.
Saint Louis throws a hook to the side of McKane's head but McKane sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Saint Louis misses with a hook to the body
and McKane counters with a stiff right hand.
Saint Louis lands a body shot.
McKane throws a lazy right hand but Saint Louis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Saint Louis throws a front kick that sends McKane stumbling back into the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Saint Louis lunges at McKane with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by McKane's hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Saint Louis connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Saint Louis misses with a kick to the body.
Saint Louis misses with an attempted mid kick.
Saint Louis throws a series of punches but McKane avoids them all with ease.
Saint Louis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but McKane was well out of range. Poor timing from Saint Louis.
McKane is looking to counter punch.
Saint Louis's corner calls for a 1-2. Saint Louis obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Saint Louis takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Saint Louis is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by McKane.
McKane is looking to counter punch.
Saint Louis blocks a jab.
Saint Louis pivots, looking for a leg kick but McKane is out of range and Saint Louis settles back down.
Saint Louis connects with an inside leg kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
Martin Saint Louis comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Saint Louis has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 45:50
Judge James Glass scores the fight 45:50
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Martin Saint Louis!

Martin Saint Louis is the new lightweight champion!
An out of breath Martin Saint Louis thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cornelius Carr and Johan Farfy Iii. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

185 cm
30
214 lbs
24 - 7 - 0
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33
210 lbs
22 - 7 - 0
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Cornelius Carr!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Johan Farfy Iii!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Colin Fotheringham and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Carr misses with a body shot
and Carr takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Carr takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Carr staying out of range there.
Carr lands a jab to the head.
Farfy Iii scores with a jab to the head.
Carr throws out a loose jab but Farfy Iii uses good head movement to avoid it.
A little jabbing left from Farfy Iii on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Farfy Iii swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

Carr drops Farfy Iii with a beautiful combination! Farfy Iii stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Carr is looking for the KO!

Farfy Iii is rocked!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nice defenses there by Farfy Iii.
Farfy Iii is still on wobbly legs! Can Carr finish him?
Carr throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Carr circles to his right before unloading a perfect head kick! Farfy Iii drops to the canvas, hurt badly! Carr follows Farfy Iii to the ground and unloads with a series of strikes that force the referee to step in and end the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:47 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Cornelius Carr!
Cornelius Carr thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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