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Undercard bout


Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hank Lombard and Sandor Clegane. Chooooooooon! I think Lombard might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Shinedown - Sound Of Madness . Clegane comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Gladiator kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Hank Lombard is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

190 cm
27
212 lbs
10 - 9 - 1
199 cm
37
207 lbs
24 - 15 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Urban Fighter



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 10 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Hank Lombard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sandor Clegane!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Clegane misses with a low kick.
Clegane misses with a few strikes there.
Clegane dives in for a single leg takedown but Lombard sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.

Clegane gets a double leg takedown into Lombard's guard.

Lombard is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Clegane wants to pass the guard but Lombard is keeping the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Clegane scoring with some ground and pound.
Lombard wants to sweep here but Clegane controlling him for the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Clegane looking to sit in guard and control but Lombard gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.


Clegane is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Lombard is aware though and is defending well.
Clegane is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


Clegane is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Clegane wants to take a breather but Lombard is having none of it.
Lombard is pressing down on Clegane's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Lombard had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Clegane defends it easily.
Lombard has momentary wrist control but Clegane slips an elbow through the middle.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Clegane throws a big right hand that misses.
Clegane throwing strikes from guard but Lombard blocks nicely.

Lombard has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Clegane can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Clegane advances position into side control!

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Clegane is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Lombard has escaped the position, nice work there.
Clegane working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Clegane misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Clegane works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Clegane staying calm.
Clegane postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Clegane is looking to take a break and control but Lombard is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Lombard is looking to slip a leg under and get half guard but Clegane is one step ahead and moves to full mount!
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Clegane can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Lombard is looking to escape.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sandor Clegane 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.


Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Lombard.
Clegane lands a nice leg kick that just misses Lombard's sensitive parts.
Sandor Clegane seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Lombard tries to keep at a distance but Clegane has taken the fight into the clinch.
Clegane tries a body shot but Lombard blocks it.
Lombard tries to work over Clegane's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Lombard working aggressively here.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lombard tries to throw a body punch but Clegane avoids it by throwing Lombard back against the cage.
Clegane lands a hook that snaps the head of Lombard backwards.
Lombard tries a body shot but Clegane blocks it.
Clegane struggles to land a body shot inside as Lombard controls his hands.
Clegane lands a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Clegane blocks an uppercut.
Lombard blocking some punches.
Clegane prevents a body shot from Lombard.
Lombard takes an elbow to the forehead.

It looks like Hank Lombard has been cut.
Lombard scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A right hand to the body from Clegane.
Clegane blocking some punches.
Clegane has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Lombard misses with a hook from the clinch.
Lombard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Clegane lands a hook to the side of the head.
Lombard throws a head punch that misses.
Lombard tries to work over Clegane's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Clegane misses with a knee strike.
A short body shot lands from Clegane as the two fighters clinch.
Clegane blocks a body shot from Lombard.
Lombard tries to work over Clegane's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Lombard throws a punch but it's blocked by Clegane.
Clegane blocks a body shot from Lombard.
Lombard lands a body shot in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lombard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Lombard on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Lombard gets through Clegane's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Lombard is trying to stall.
Clegane misses with a body punch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Clegane is leaning against Lombard and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Lombard tries to work over Clegane's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Clegane blocks a body shot from Lombard.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Lombard creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Lombard fails to land.
Clegane tries to throw a body punch but Lombard avoids it by throwing Clegane back against the cage.
Clegane blocks an uppercut.

Lombard has Clegane pressed up against the cage. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Lombard pulls back from the cage and twists to the side, sending Clegane tumbling to the mat - Lombard dives into Clegane's guard.
Lombard postures up.
Clegane striking off his back but it's not causing Lombard any problems.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Lombard pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Clegane is keeping the position for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Clegane is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Lombard looking to pass the guard.

Lombard avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Clegane is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Lombard stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Clegane swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Lombard trying to control the position from guard on top but Clegane is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Lombard passes Clegane's left leg - he's now in half guard.

That's four 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.
Clegane is staying active underneath Lombard, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Lombard trying to pass the guard but Clegane defending well.
Clegane tries to roll over but Lombard keeps him under control.
Lombard works his foot free and advances to mount.
Clegane slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Clegane moves into full guard.

Clegane is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Lombard defends well.
Clegane looking to control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Hank Lombard dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Hank Lombard's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Lombard on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Lombard blocks a jab.
Clegane misses with a kick to the body.
A quick step to the side and Lombard tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Clegane misses with a hook. Lombard ducked under it nicely.
Clegane throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Lombard looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lombard has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Clegane tests Lombard's chin there with a solid looking shot.

Clegane feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Clegane wants to control from the top but Lombard keeps moving.
Clegane pushing down on Lombard's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

Clegane seems to be working for a kimura but Lombard defends the submission attempt.
Clegane prevents Lombard from improving his position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Clegane is keen to just control but Lombard is a slippery customer.

Clegane is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Lombard defends it well.
Clegane throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Lombard is in trouble now - Clegane has advanced to mount!
Clegane postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Lombard looks a forlorn figure.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Clegane sends his fist crashing into the mat - the crowd let out a collective ooooooh. Let's hope he's not broken it!
Lombard tries to hold on but Clegane postures up.
Lombard is squirming around, avoiding Clegane's attempts to control the action.
Clegane lands a couple of nice shots there from mount.
Clegane looking to control but Lombard is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Sandor Clegane has got the better of the ground game so far.
Clegane controlling his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lombard looking to escape from mount but he's given up his back!
You can see the frustration on Lombard's face… He knows he is in trouble unless he improves his position sooner rather than later.
Will Clegane go for the finish here or will he try and keep control of the position?

Clegane looking for the choke from the back.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Clegane thows a huge left but connects with the canvas and not his opponent.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sandor Clegane comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Clegane has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. 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 Frank Antenori scores the fight 27:29
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 27:29
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 27:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sandor Clegane!

An out of breath Sandor Clegane 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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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
33%

 

Undercard bout


Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Mack Branco and Taiga Jim. Branco's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Stranglehold. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

184 cm
28
195 lbs
17 - 6 - 1
189 cm
26
189 lbs
8 - 6 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Sully's Bar & Grill
Bullet Proof System

Conviction



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 17 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Mack Branco!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Taiga Jim!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Branco fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Jim ducks under a wild hook from Branco.
Jim takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Jim jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Nice defenses there by Jim.
Good standup being displayed there by Jim as he connects with a hook.
Jim shoots in and drives through. Branco sprawls well.
Jim throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Branco throwing a counter right hand but Jim manages to avoid it.
Branco 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.
Branco scores with a hook.
Jim looks to land a left hand but Branco moved out of range nicely.
Jim lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Jim stuns Branco with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Jim slips under a jab from Branco.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A looping hook to the body misses from Branco. Jim does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jim misses with a jab to the body
and Branco counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jim jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jim is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Branco.
Jim catches Branco with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Jim ducks under a wild hook from Branco.
Branco misses with an uppercut. Jim saw that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jim scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Jim tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Branco was well out of range. Poor timing from Jim.
Branco throws a big shot that misses.
Jim feints the counter takedown.
Jim moves out of range as Branco throws a body kick.
Jim swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Branco slips under a jab.

Branco gets caught flat footed, as Jim shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Branco manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Jim manages to get himself to full guard.

Branco trying to control the position from guard on top but Jim is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Branco controlling from the top position.
Branco stopping the sweep attempt from Jim.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Branco tries to free his leg and advance position but Jim is retaining full guard.
Branco stopping the sweep attempt from Jim.
Jim keeps trying to improve his position.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Branco's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Jim wants to sweep here but Branco controlling him for the moment.
Branco wants to control from the top but Jim keeps moving.
Jim wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jim keeping full guard, as Branco tries to pass.
Branco wants to control from the top but Jim keeps moving.
Jim wants to improve his position but instead Branco has moved into half guard.
Jim has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.

Branco is looking for a kimura but Jim is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Branco to get the leverage.
Branco trying to mount his opponent but Jim defends it.
Jim has his hands clasped together around Branco's back. He's all about the action.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Branco misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jim.
A big right from Branco misses.
Nice defenses there by Branco.
Jim lands a nice hook to Branco's body. Branco takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Branco attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Branco swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Branco misses with a low kick.
A swing and a miss from Branco.
Jim ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Branco moves away.
Some bone on bone action there as Jim checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Branco has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Jim finds it's way round the side to connect with Branco's head.
Branco misses with a hook to the body
and Jim counters with a stiff right hand.
Jim bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Branco's head.
Branco just misses with a punch to the body.

Jim closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Branco to the mat! Branco manages to get full guard.
Jim is looking to work some ground and pound but Branco has wrist control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Taiga Jim dominated that round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Jim drops his hands momentarily and Branco takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jim checks a leg kick.
Good standup being displayed there by Branco as he connects with a hook.
Jim misses with a series of wild punches.
Branco clobbers Jim with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Jim avoids the body shot from Branco.
Taiga Jim seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Branco misses with a hook.
Branco lands a right hook to the body.
Jim ducks under a wild hook from Branco.
Jim changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Branco gets off balance looking for a body kick

and Jim counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Branco!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Branco can't do much from the bottom here.
Jim wants to take a breather but Branco manages to regain guard - a lesson learnt for Jim.
Jim working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Branco throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Jim stopping the sweep attempt from Branco.
Jim wants to control from the top but Branco keeps moving.
Jim loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Branco looking for a sweep. Not yet Branco, not yet.

Branco looking for a guillotine here but Jim defends easily.
Jim slips nicely into half guard.

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.
Jim stalling away here and it's allowed Branco to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Branco avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Jim trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Branco is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Jim trying to control the position from guard on top but Branco is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Branco has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Jim can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Jim throws an elbow that misses. Branco uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Jim's guard. Nice move by Branco!


That's three minutes gone in the round.
Branco working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Jim is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Branco wants to control from the top but Jim keeps moving.
Jim is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

The fighters are battling for position here. Branco manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Jim throws an elbow that misses. Branco uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Jim's guard. Nice move by Branco!

Branco stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Jim swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Branco throwing strikes from guard but Jim blocks nicely.
Jim will have to put a bit more behind his punches if he's going to do any damage from this position.
Taiga Jim has got the better of the ground game so far.
Branco wants to control from the top but Jim keeps moving.
Branco postures up in Jim's guard and throws a big left but Jim blocks it.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Jim is pulling down on Branco's head. It's preventing any offense from Branco, at least for the moment.
Branco advances position into side control!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mack Branco dominated that second round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!



Jim looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Branco!
Jim just content to control the position.
Jim misses with the ground and pound.
Branco manages to work his way to half guard, despite Jim's best efforts.
Branco moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Branco avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jim postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Jim loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Jim lands a couple of decent looking shots.

Branco throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jim trying to control the position from guard on top but Branco is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Jim has a momentary lapse of concentration, allowing Branco to throw up a leg and lock on what appears to be a pretty tight triangle! Jim is fighting it off but it's all too little too late - Branco pulls down on the head and he's put Jim to sleep! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:36 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Mack Branco!
In his post fight interview, Mack Branco started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
50%

 

Undercard bout


Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Turd Ferguson and Hector Camacho. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

168 cm
29
158 lbs
17 - 10 - 1
178 cm
34
162 lbs
38 - 16 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Aspire Clothing



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 17 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Turd Ferguson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Hector Camacho!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Jack Bonds and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ferguson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Camacho throws a jab when Ferguson was well out of range.
Ferguson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Ferguson digs a good hook to Camacho's body.
Camacho swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ferguson looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Ferguson just misses with a punch to the body.
Ferguson throws a head kick but Camacho moves out of range.
Ferguson scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Camacho is looking to chop away at Ferguson's legs.
Ferguson throws a counter high kick but Camacho was just alert enough to avoid it.
Camacho cracks Ferguson with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Ferguson looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Camacho throws a solid leg kick but Ferguson takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Camacho.
Ferguson slips under a jab from Camacho.
A solid body kick from Camacho.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ferguson chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Camacho lands a right hook to the body.
Ferguson throws a sloppy head kick and Camacho moves out of range easily.
Camacho misses with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Ferguson.
Camacho takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Ferguson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Camacho moves away.
Camacho with the counter takedown but Ferguson avoids it easily.
Ferguson throws a low kick, looking for Camacho's leg but Camacho calmly moves out of range.
Camacho changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Hector Camacho seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ferguson throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Camacho.
Ferguson misses with a body shot.
Ferguson sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
A good leg kick by Camacho.
Ferguson misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Ferguson throws a sloppy head kick and Camacho moves out of range easily.
Ferguson throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Camacho throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A big right from Camacho misses.
As Camacho looks to move away, Ferguson throws a big counter combo but Camacho just gets out of the way.
Camacho with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A punch lands to the side of Camacho 's head but he takes it in his stride.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ferguson throws a head kick but Camacho moves out of range.
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!
Camacho scoring well with a low kick there.
Camacho scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Ferguson doesn't seem bothered though.
Camacho throws a leg kick
and Ferguson counters with a leg kick.
Ferguson takes one to the side of the head.
Ferguson misses with a head kick.
Camacho blocks a head kick by Ferguson.
Ferguson uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Camacho.
Camacho avoids the body shot from Ferguson.
Camacho moves out of range of the body kick.
A left and a right from Ferguson both land. Nice combination.
Camacho throws out a powerful jab.
Camacho wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Ferguson checks a leg kick.
Camacho moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Ferguson throws a body punch but Camacho moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ferguson lands a jab to Camacho's midsection.
Camacho with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Ferguson is looking to wear down Camacho with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Ferguson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ferguson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Camacho can pounce on him.
Camacho attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Camacho cracks Ferguson with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Camacho stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Ferguson.
Ferguson on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Camacho.
Ferguson's jab looks to have found its range, popping Camacho under the eye.
Ferguson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Camacho moves away.
Ferguson doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Ferguson looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ferguson looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Ferguson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Camacho lands a jab.
Camacho takes a swing at Ferguson's ribcage but misses.
As Camacho looks to move away, Ferguson throws a big counter combo but Camacho just gets out of the way.
Nice body punch from Ferguson.
Camacho moves out of range of the strikes.
Camacho dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ferguson. That did some damage!
The fighters circling - Camacho throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ferguson throws a big counter combination but Camacho scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Camacho keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Camacho misses with a looping right.
Camacho throws a leg kick
and Ferguson counters with a body kick that stops Camacho in his tracks momentarily.
Camacho throws a quick inside leg kick.
Camacho looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ferguson lands a nice shot that snaps Camacho's head back.
Camacho tries a head kick but it misses.
Ferguson tries to work over Camacho's front leg with a kick but Camacho checks it.
Ferguson bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Hector Camacho will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Ferguson will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Ferguson takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Ferguson misses with a head kick.
Camacho wants to slow Ferguson down by chopping away at his legs.
Camacho dips to his left and cracks Ferguson with an uppercut!
Camacho lands a lovely overhand right.
Camacho lands with a thumping leg kick.
Both fighters circling a little - Camacho finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Ferguson checks a low kick from Camacho.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ferguson scoring well with a low kick there.
Ferguson misses with a kick to the body.
Camacho is trying to counter with his kicks.
Camacho lands a leg kick that knocks Ferguson off balance momentarily.
Camacho takes a kick 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!
Some wild striking there from Ferguson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ferguson throws a sloppy head kick and Camacho moves out of range easily.
Ferguson avoids a kick to the body.
Ferguson throws a body punch but Camacho moves out of range.
Camacho blocks a head kick by Ferguson.
Camacho feints a counter leg kick.
Ferguson takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Camacho ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Camacho lands with a good body shot.
Camacho misses with a body shot.
Ferguson misses with a kick to the body.
Ferguson is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Camacho tries to score with a low kick but Ferguson moves his leg out of the way.
Ferguson scores with a shot to the body.
Camacho looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Camacho lands a head shot.
Ferguson throws a sloppy head kick and Camacho moves out of range easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ferguson misses with a body shot.
Ferguson misses with a head kick.
Camacho flicks out a counter leg kick but Ferguson steps away.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jab by Camacho.
Ferguson jabs at Camacho's body.
Camacho swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Camacho misses with a body kick.
Ferguson 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.
Hector Camacho seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Camacho connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Ferguson is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Ferguson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Camacho lands a jab to Ferguson's midsection.
Ferguson jabs Camacho to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Camacho swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Ferguson throwing a counter right hand but Camacho manages to avoid it.
Ferguson moves out of range as Camacho throws a body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ferguson throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Camacho has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Camacho has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Ferguson.
Ferguson throws a series of punches but Camacho avoids them all with ease.
Ferguson takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Ferguson takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Ferguson scores with a nice body kick.
Ferguson throws the left hand but Camacho avoids the punch easily.
Camacho avoids the head kick by Ferguson.
Camacho scores with a spinning back kick!
Ferguson throws a body punch but Camacho moves out of range.
Ferguson scores with a jab to the jaw.
Camacho lands with a shot to the body.
Camacho throws a low kick but Ferguson avoids it.
Ferguson feinted there with a counter leg kick.
A jab from Ferguson does it's job there.
Camacho has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
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!
Camacho misses with a hook. Ferguson ducked under it nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Camacho throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Camacho looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ferguson misses with a head kick.
Ferguson takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Ferguson swings for the body but Camacho moves out of range.
Ferguson throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Camacho scores with a sloppy right hand. Ferguson should have avoided that one.
Ferguson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Camacho with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Camacho keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ferguson moves out of range of the body kick from Camacho.
Ferguson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Ferguson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Camacho.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Camacho avoids the head kick by Ferguson.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Hector Camacho showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
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!


Ouch! a nice leg kick from Camacho, right into the meat.
Camacho throws the left hand but Ferguson avoids the punch easily.
Good exchange - Camacho coming out on top.
Ferguson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Camacho with the counter takedown but Ferguson avoids it easily.
Camacho blocks the body kick.
A little jabbing left from Camacho on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ferguson throws a sloppy head kick and Camacho moves out of range easily.
Camacho misses the shot to the body.
Camacho scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Ferguson tries a head kick but it misses.
A thudding body kick lands there by Camacho!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Camacho scores with a leg kick.
Donk. Camacho catches Ferguson right on the button with a cross.
Camacho lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
A head kick misses from Ferguson.
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!
Nice cross by Camacho.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ferguson misses with a body shot.
Camacho tries to land a leg kick but Ferguson saw it coming and moves away.
Ferguson swings for the body but Camacho moves out of range.
Ferguson misses with a two punch combination.
Camacho scores with a jab to the body.
Ferguson throws a head kick that misses.
Ferguson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ferguson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Camacho connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Ferguson scrambles back to his feet.
Camacho slips a straight right by Ferguson.
Camacho ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ferguson moves away.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Ferguson might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Ferguson pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Ferguson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Camacho.
Camacho throws a body shot but no joy.
Camacho steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Ferguson.
Turd Ferguson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ferguson throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Ferguson misses with a body shot.
Ferguson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Camacho can pounce on him.
Ferguson swings for the body but Camacho moves out of range.
A slapping body kick lands there for Camacho.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ferguson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Ferguson will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Camacho scores with a hook to the body. Ferguson takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Good leg kick by Camacho there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Camacho, as that shot connected.
Camacho throws a nice inside leg kick.
Ferguson takes a swing at Camacho's ribcage but misses.
Ferguson takes one on the button.
Camacho avoids the head kick by Ferguson.
Good shot there by Camacho.
Camacho lands with a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ferguson misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Camacho.
Ferguson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Ferguson slips under a jab from Camacho.
Ferguson scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
A cross from Ferguson lands.
Ferguson's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Ferguson throws a low kick but it's checked well by Camacho.
A nice leg kick lands there from Camacho.
Camacho connects with a body shot that sends Ferguson's belly button to the back.
Camacho throws a leg kick which misses Ferguson's front leg but catches the back leg as Ferguson tries to avoid it.
Ferguson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Camacho was well out of range. Poor timing from Ferguson.
Camacho throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ferguson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A nice leg kick lands there from Camacho.
Ferguson steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Camacho. That one must have hurt.
Hector Camacho is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Ferguson looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ferguson misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ferguson misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Camacho counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Camacho looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ferguson takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Camacho bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Camacho works Ferguson's body with a nice hook.
Camacho wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Camacho 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.
Camacho feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Ferguson's calf.
A leg kick checked by Camacho.
Camacho uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ferguson.
A head kick from Ferguson lands but Camacho takes it in his stride.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Camacho lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

And that's the end of the fight!
Hector Camacho comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Camacho 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 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 28:29
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Hector Camacho!

As Hector Camacho got his breath back, he grabbed the microphone and managed to blurt out the following: Go ahead and tell everybody, I'm the man, Cortes, its time bro, I'm coming for that belt.'.
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RATING
79%

 

Undercard bout


Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Kostas Karelis and Ian Smith. Karelis comes to the cage accompanied by Sail - AwolNation. Smith has chosen Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap by AC/DC as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

182 cm
26
222 lbs
17 - 11 - 1
186 cm
38
220 lbs
24 - 14 - 0
Good wrestling
Dangerous knees
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Project Mayhem

Aspire Clothing



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 17 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kostas Karelis!
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 London, Ian Smith!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Smith is looking to slow Karelis down with leg kicks.
Smith misses with a left hand
and Karelis counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Smith thinking.
Smith is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Karelis lands the left hand.
Karelis checks a low kick from Smith.
Good leg kick by Smith there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Smith looks to land a left hand but Karelis moved out of range nicely.
Smith throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Karelis fires out a quick counter leg kick but Smith just manages to avoid it.
Karelis connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Smith momentarily.
Karelis misses with a head kick.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Karelis - that will leave a mark!
Smith 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.
Smith lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Karelis misses with a left hand
and Smith counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Karelis throws a nice looking combination but Smith bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Karelis thuds a left hand into Smith's body.
Karelis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Karelis tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Karelis scores with a nice head shot.
Smith throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Karelis fires out a quick counter leg kick but Smith just manages to avoid it.
A chopping leg kick lands by Smith.
Karelis digs a good hook to Smith's body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donk. Karelis catches Smith right on the button with a cross.

It looks like Ian Smith has been cut.
Smith checks a low kick from Karelis.
Smith swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Karelis misses with a right hand
and Smith counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Smith moves away from the strike by Karelis.
Smith looks to score with a jab to the body but Karelis is just out of range.
Smith swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Karelis tries to clinch but Smith moves away
and Smith counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Karelis moves into the clinch.
Karelis misses with the head strike.
Karelis lands a body punch in the clinch.
Karelis lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Smith throws a punch but it's blocked by Karelis.
Karelis scores with a shot to the side of Smith's head.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Karelis.
Our sources have told us that Karelis has been working on his knees in the buildup to the fight.
Smith looks winded!
Karelis lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
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!
Smith tries for a takedown. No joy.
Karelis lands with a right to the head.
Karelis throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Karelis landing some nice looking knees to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Karelis scores with a nice hook to the head.
Karelis scores with a shoulder strike.
Karelis tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Smith can't find room to land a body shot as Karelis controls the action.
A short right from Karelis.
Smith drops down looking for an ankle pick but Karelis pulls his leg out and moves away.
Karelis cracks Smith with an open hand slap.
Karelis throws a body punch but Smith moves out of range.
Smith throws out a counter right but Karelis avoids it with no problem.
Karelis throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Smith! But no joy.
Karelis misses with a looping right.
Karelis misses with a body kick.
Smith throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Karelis throws a half hearted mid kick.
Karelis tries to close the distance and clinch up but Smith swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Smith moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Smith misses with a hook.
Smith keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Smith throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Karelis stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Smith cracks Karelis with a right hand to the side of the head.
Smith with a jab.
Smith misses with a straight right.
Smith takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Smith throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Karelis fires out a quick counter leg kick but Smith just manages to avoid it.
Karelis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Smith moves away.
Karelis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Smith was well out of range. Poor timing from Karelis.
Smith misses with a low kick as Karelis jumps back.
Smith takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Karelis slips a jab from Smith.
Smith staying out of range there.
A nice leg kick lands there from Karelis.
Smith wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Karelis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A left and a right from Smith both land. Nice combination.
Smith tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Karelis was well out of range. Poor timing from Smith.
Karelis ducks under a wild hook from Smith.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Karelis takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Smith loads up on a big right hand but Karelis slips the punch.
Smith throws a body punch but Karelis moves out of range.
Karelis misses with a body shot.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Smith misses the shot to the body.
Karelis lands a front kick.
Karelis walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Karelis misses with a body shot.
Karelis tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Karelis getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Smith tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Karelis.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Smith works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Karelis lands an uppercut.
Karelis tries to throw a body punch but Smith avoids it by throwing Karelis back against the cage.
Smith misses with a punch to the body.
Smith has a couple of punches blocked by Karelis.
A short left from Smith.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Karelis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Karelis tries to land a leg kick but Smith saw it coming and moves away.
Smith throws a poor cross that misses
and Karelis counters with a solid body kick.
Smith throws a body punch but Karelis moves out of range.
Karelis moves out of range of the strikes.
Smith lands a jab to the nose.
Karelis lands a slapping body shot.
Good leg kick by Karelis there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Karelis connects with a nice looking jab.
Smith lands with an overhand left.
A big right from Smith misses.
Karelis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Smith listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Karelis scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Karelis misses the shot to the body.
Smith moves forwards but Karelis connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Smith throws a body punch but Karelis moves out of range.
Karelis slips under a jab.
Smith is breathing heavily.
Karelis throws a right and a left that Smith avoids nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Smith takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Smith uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Karelis.
Karelis throws a sloppy head kick and Smith moves out of range easily.
Smith throws a leg kick that is checked
and Karelis counters with a nice uppercut.
Nice cross by Karelis.
Karelis takes a swing at Smith's ribcage but misses.
Karelis checks a leg kick nicely.
Karelis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Karelis misses with a lunging right hand
and Smith counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Smith takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
A decent looking cross lands there for Karelis.
Smith takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Kostas Karelis is winning the standup battle so far.
Karelis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Smith is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Karelis with a body shot.
Karelis stuns Smith with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Smith fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Karelis has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

Karelis cracks Smith with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Karelis has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Smith to stand back up!

Smith is rocked!
Karelis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Smith is still on wobbly legs! Can Karelis finish him?

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Karelis wants to clinch up but Smith keeps it at a distance.
Karelis throws a head kick but Smith moves out of range.
Smith throws out a counter right but Karelis avoids it with no problem.
Smith seems to have recovered his senses.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Karelis.
Karelis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Smith moves away.
Smith throws a jab when Karelis was well out of range.
It looked like Karelis wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Smith scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Karelis tries to close the distance and clinch up but Smith swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Smith looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Karelis is looking to slow Smith down with leg kicks.
Karelis connects with a jab.
Smith rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Karelis moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Smith thows a leg kick but Karelis checks it

and Karelis moves into the clinch.
A short uppercut from Karelis.
Karelis scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Karelis tries a body shot but Smith blocks it.
Karelis pushes Smith back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Karelis scores with a shot to the side of Smith's head.
Karelis lands with a short head shot on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Karelis creates some distance for himself and unleashes a massive uppercut that sends Smith's eyes rolling into the back of his head! Smith drops to his knees and Karelis pours it on with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:09 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Kostas Karelis!
Ian Smith was interviewed post fight and said 'I still don't have what it takes. I must train harder.'.
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RATING
88%

 

Undercard bout


Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jack Douglas and Bapu Burpha. Douglas comes to the cage accompanied by Go For a Soda by Kim Mitchell. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

172 cm
32
160 lbs
20 - 15 - 0
173 cm
27
163 lbs
17 - 3 - 2
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
King of Clothes

Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$)
Aspire Nutrition



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, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Jack Douglas!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 3 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Bapu Burpha!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Douglas lands a jab to the nose.
Douglas goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Burpha connects with a looping right hand.
Burpha throws a hook but Douglas blocks it.
Burpha waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Douglas.
Burpha uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Douglas.
Douglas showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Burpha.
Burpha attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Douglas tries to bum rush Burpha with a series of wild strikes but Burpha uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Douglas ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Burpha moves away.
Burpha swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Douglas avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Douglas throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Burpha 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.
Douglas connects with a jab.
Burpha comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Burpha looks for the body kick but Douglas saw that one coming.
Nice uppercut there from Burpha.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Burpha fails to land with a series of punches.
Douglas missing with a left hand there. Burpha was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jack Douglas seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Burpha throws a low kick but Douglas avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Douglas pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Douglas uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Burpha.
Nice shot by Douglas.
Burpha throws a low kick but Douglas avoids it.
Douglas throws a combination that misses
and Burpha counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Douglas sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
The fighters circling - Douglas throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Douglas catches Burpha with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Burpha dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Douglas. That did some damage!
A slow jab from Burpha misses its intended target.
Burpha tries to close the distance and clinch but Douglas swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Burpha throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Douglas tests Burpha's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A jab from Burpha finds it's way through Douglas's defenses.
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!
Douglas throws a body punch but Burpha moves out of range.
Douglas connects with a jab.
Douglas dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burpha throws a series of punches but Douglas avoids them all with ease.
Douglas throws a shot from downtown. Burpha moves away and avoids it.
Burpha looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Burpha misses with a body shot.
Douglas slips a straight right by Burpha.
Burpha takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Burpha throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Burpha pivots, looking for a leg kick but Douglas is out of range and Burpha settles back down.
Douglas avoids the body shot from Burpha.
A lazy body kick from Douglas
and Burpha connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

Burpha closes the distance and clinches.
A short right from Douglas on the inside.
Burpha misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Burpha lands with a light punch inside.
Burpha prevents a takedown attempt there.
Douglas looking for a takedown.
Douglas swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Still in the clinch, Burpha scores with a nice short uppercut.
Burpha working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Burpha breaks the clinch.
Burpha takes a swing at Douglas's ribcage but misses.
Burpha tries to close the distance and clinch up but Douglas swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Burpha tried to score with a low kick but Douglas checks it.
Burpha tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Douglas is able to avoid easily.
Burpha staying out of range there.
Douglas throws a body punch but Burpha moves out of range.
Burpha follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Douglas moves out of range of the strikes.
Douglas misses with a straight left.
Burpha doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Burpha misses with a straight right.
Burpha misses with an attempted mid kick.
Douglas throws a body kick that misses
and Burpha counters with a low kick, right behind Douglas 's knee.
Burpha goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Douglas tried to counter with a leg kick but Burpha avoided it.
Burpha tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Douglas is able to avoid easily.
Burpha misses with a kick to the body.
Burpha lands a nice shot to the body.
Douglas throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Burpha counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Douglas ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Burpha moves away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burpha motions for Douglas to come forward. Burpha throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Douglas is looking to counter punch.
Douglas attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Burpha cracks Douglas with an open hand slap.
Burpha slips a jab and a cross from Douglas.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Burpha misses with a low kick as Douglas jumps back.
Douglas throws a jab but it's blocked by Burpha.
Douglas throws a shot from downtown. Burpha moves away and avoids it.
Burpha appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Douglas lands with a good body shot.

Burpha clinches up with Douglas and pushes him back against the cage.

Douglas breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Douglas ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Decent striking displayed by Burpha there.
Douglas lands with a nice body punch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Douglas waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Burpha.
A solid body kick from Burpha.
Douglas looks to throw a body kick
and Burpha counters with a nice uppercut.
Burpha tries a low kick but Douglas avoids it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bapu Burpha dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Douglas moves out of range as Burpha strikes.
Burpha scores with a nice right hand.
Decent striking displayed by Douglas there.
Burpha throws a chopping leg kick but Douglas manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Douglas throwing a counter right hand but Burpha manages to avoid it.
Douglas keeps Burpha at a distance using the push kick.
Douglas scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.

Burpha closes the distance and clinches.
A short left from Douglas.

Burpha pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Burpha keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Burpha looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Douglas swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Burpha throws a front kick aimed at Douglas's knee but Douglas avoids it well.
Douglas connects with a looping right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burpha looks to land a body kick but Douglas moved away.
Douglas lands with a good body shot.
Douglas swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Burpha feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Douglass jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Douglas looks to land a left hand but Burpha moved out of range nicely.
Douglas digs a good hook to Burpha's body.
Douglas lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Burpha at a distance.
Douglas looks to score with a jab to the body but Burpha is just out of range.
It seemed like Burpha was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Burpha fails in his attempt to clinch.
Burpha avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Burpha swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Burpha scores with a spinning back kick!
Douglas lands with a right hand.
Douglas swings for the body but Burpha moves out of range.
Burpha ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Douglas moves away.
Douglas sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Douglas uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Burpha.
Burpha takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Burpha waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Douglas.
Bapu Burpha seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Good leg kick by Burpha there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burpha throws a chopping leg kick but Douglas manages to avoid taking any serious damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burpha takes one to the side of the head.
Douglas throws a jab but it's blocked by Burpha.
Burpha listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Burpha looks for the body kick but Douglas saw that one coming.
Burpha checks a leg kick.
Burpha lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Burpha scores with a kick to the body.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Nice uppercut there from Burpha.
Douglas takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Douglas misses the shot to the body.
Burpha now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Douglas will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Burpha checks the leg kick nicely there.
Douglas with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Douglas throws a nice outside leg kick.
A punch lands to the side of Burpha 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Douglas with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Douglas uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Burpha.
Douglas looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Burpha lands a leg kick that knocks Douglas off balance momentarily.
Burpha avoids a kick to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Douglas connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Douglas steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Burpha.
Burpha lands a jab to the head.
Douglas keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A low kick from Douglas is predictable there
and Burpha counters with a two punch combo.
The fighters circling - Douglas throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Burpha was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Burpha misses with a straight left.
Burpha walks into a jab.
Douglas lands with an uppercut that bounces Burpha off the cage and back into range.
Burpha ducks under a wild hook from Douglas.
Douglas ducks under a wild hook from Burpha.
Burpha buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Burpha attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Burpha finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Burpha bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Douglas's head backwards.
Burpha tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Burpha tries a head kick but it misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burpha thows a body kick. Douglas tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Douglas goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Burpha chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Douglas can pounce on him.
Douglas avoids the body shot from Burpha.
Burpha wants to clinch up but Douglas keeps it at a distance.
Burpha takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Douglas connects with a solid leg kick.
Douglas lands with a slapping head kick.
Douglas scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Douglas misses with a head kick.
Burpha looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Douglas throws a push kick but Burpha slaps the foot to one side.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Douglas chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Burpha ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Burpha moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Burpha is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
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 Jack Douglas 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. This is the final round!


Burpha moves out of range of the leg kick from Douglas.
Nice shot by Burpha.
Burpha takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Douglas feints and then cracks Burpha's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Burpha down.
Burpha throws a push kick but Douglas slaps the foot to one side.
Douglas swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Douglas throws a nice outside leg kick.
Burpha jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Burpha throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Burpha checks a low kick from Douglas.
Douglas tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Douglas uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Burpha.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Douglas slips a straight right by Burpha.
Burpha misses with a body kick.
Douglas throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Burpha is looking to land body kicks.
Burpha fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Douglas looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

That's one minute gone in the round.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Douglas.
Douglas keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Burpha.
Douglas misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Douglas throws a hook to the side of Burpha's head but Burpha sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Burpha avoids the body shot from Douglas.
Burpha moves out of range as Douglas throws a body kick.
Douglas lands a body shot.
Douglas listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Burpha paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Burpha loads up on a big right hand but Douglas slips the punch.
Douglas throws a lazy right hand but Burpha sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Douglas drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Douglas throws a hook but Burpha avoids it easily.
Douglas throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Burpha tries to clinch there but Douglas circles away.
Burpha throws a half hearted mid kick.
Burpha pivots, looking for a leg kick but Douglas is out of range and Burpha settles back down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burpha throws a low kick but Douglas moves out of range easily.
Douglas on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Burpha. Burpha obviously looking to wear him down.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Burpha is looking to land body kicks.
Douglas ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Burpha throws a half hearted mid kick.
Douglas looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Douglas checks a low kick from Burpha.
Douglas throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burpha sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Burpha jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Douglas stuns Burpha with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Douglas lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
A big left from Burpha misses.
Burpha throws a wild body kick that Douglas sees coming a mile off.
Douglas lands with a straight right. Burpha didn't see that one coming.
A clash of legs there as Douglas blocks the low kick.
Burpha will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Douglas throws out a loose jab but Burpha uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burpha misses with a body kick.
Burpha tries to clinch up but Douglas circles away and keeps his distance.
Douglas fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Burpha checks it well.
Douglas loads up on a big right hand but Burpha slips the punch.
Burpha throws a wild body kick that Douglas sees coming a mile off.
Burpha moves out of range as Douglas throws a body kick.
Douglas throws a lazy head kick
and Burpha counters with a nice leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Douglas.
Burpha throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Douglas counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Burpha lands with an uppercut that bounces Douglas off the cage and back into range.
Burpha has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
A looping hook to the body misses from Burpha. Douglas does a little dance to reset his feet.
Douglas throws a head kick but Burpha moves out of range.
Burpha throws the left hand but Douglas avoids the punch easily.
Douglas throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Douglas is looking to score with low kicks.
Burpha's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Burpha misses the shot to the body.
Douglas was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Douglas is looking to score with low kicks.
Burpha misses with a body punch
and Douglas counters with a head kick.
Burpha throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Douglas sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Douglas lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Burpha at a distance.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burpha has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Douglas.
Douglas misses with a wild body shot.
Douglas lands a head shot.
Douglas throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Burpha throws out a powerful jab.
Douglas gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Burpha with a hook.
Burpha throws a hook but Douglas blocks it.
Douglas half committed to a counter leg kick.
Douglas looks to land a right hand but Burpha moved out of range.
Burpha appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Douglas stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Burpha takes one on the button.
Burpha ducks right into an uppercut from Douglas.

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 Jack Douglas.
I think Douglas has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 29:28
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 29:28
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jack Douglas!

As Jack Douglas got his breath back, he grabbed the microphone and managed to blurt out the following: I am the greatest tactician. I am the greatest submission master. I am the greatest knock out artist. Behold, The War Master and all of my greatness.'.
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Undercard bout


Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Brandon Marsden and Phol Murhaa. Marsden's entrance music is Feiticeira by Deftones. A fine choice. Brandon Marsden had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

176 cm
42
170 lbs
44 - 32 - 2
182 cm
29
180 lbs
22 - 6 - 2
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
World class MT
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 44 wins, 32 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of London, Brandon Marsden!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Phol Murhaa!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Murhaa misses with a looping left.

Murhaa gets caught napping as Marsden dives in and scores a takedown. Murhaa manages to retain guard.
Marsden is looking to work some ground and pound but Murhaa has wrist control.
Murhaa pulls Marsden in close to prevent any damage.
Murhaa tries to land a sweep but no joy.
We've been hearing good reports from Marsden's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Marsden throws a big elbow that misses.
Murhaa seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Marsden throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Murhaa works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Marsden wants to pass the guard but Murhaa is keeping the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murhaa avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Murhaa keeping moving, preventing Marsden from controlling successfully.
Marsden won't allow Murhaa to sweep him here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa pulls Marsden in close to his closed guard and prevents Marsden from doing any damage or advancing position.
Marsden content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Marsden postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Murhaa controlling the position.
Marsden is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Marsden connects with a couple of short punches.
Marsden is fighting to break Murhaa's control of his arms but Murhaa is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Marsden stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Murhaa swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Murhaa preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa looking to control.
Marsden throwing strikes but missing.
Marsden postures up and lands a big shot to Murhaa's brow.
Murhaa looking to hit a scissor sweep but Marsden is one step ahead there.
Marsden postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Marsden is looking to work some ground and pound but Murhaa has wrist control.
Murhaa preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Marsden is working Murhaa over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Marsden postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Marsden wants to control from the top but Murhaa keeps moving.
Murhaa has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa working a defensive guard but Marsden manages to pass into side control anyway.
Marsden working the ground and pound but Murhaa is defending the strikes.
Marsden lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
A lull in the action here as Marsden stalls from top position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Marsden wants to lay and pray for a moment but Murhaa keeps working.

Marsden is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Murhaa is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Marsden works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Murhaa tries to improve position but can't.
Marsden working the head with strikes.
Murhaa takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Marsden scoring with punches and elbows.
Marsden creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
Murhaa sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Murhaa looks like he's trying to stand up.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Murhaa has hold of Marsden's hands but Marsden slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Murhaa has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Marsden is working away from the top position though.
Marsden not landing any meaningful shots this time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brandon Marsden dominated that round.
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.


Nice defenses there by Murhaa.
Murhaa works the jab nicely.
Marsden throws a body punch but Murhaa moves out of range.

Marsden looking to score a takedown here. Murhaa is defending well but Marsden drives through and ends up in Murhaa's guard.
Marsden missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Marsden throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Murhaa bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Marsden's guard.

Murhaa slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Murhaa trying to control but Marsden is working from the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murhaa stopping the sweep attempt from Marsden.
Murhaa not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Marsden tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa passes Marsden's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Marsden wants to improve his position but Murhaa is controlling well.
Murhaa stalling.
Murhaa prevents Marsden from improving his position.
Murhaa frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Murhaa content just to control the position here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Marsden can't escape the position.
Marsden regains half guard.
Marsden is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Murhaa controlling the action here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa is continuing to stall.
Marsden is looking to improve his position.
Marsden is working hard here to advance position.
Murhaa tries to stand but his arm is trapped.
Murhaa controlling the pace.

That's four 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.
Marsden slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Marsden looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Murhaa is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Marsden looking for a sweep. Not yet Marsden, not yet.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Marsden takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Murhaa loads up on a big right hand but Marsden slips the punch.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Good work by Marsden as he checks the leg kick.
Marsden is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Murhaa can do to turn this around?
Murhaa walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
A big right from Marsden misses.
Murhaa looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Murhaa fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Marsden checks it well.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Phol Murhaa will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Marsden misses with a low kick.
Marsden misses with a wild body shot.
Marsden takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Murhaa scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Murhaa tries to score with a low kick but Marsden moves his leg out of the way.
Murhaa changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Marsden is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
A lazy left from Murhaa finds it's target.
Marsden doesn't manage to clinch there - Murhaa circles away.
A punch combination from Marsden misses.
Marsden scores with a nice right hand.
Phol Murhaa seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Marsden blocks a low kick nicely.
Nice uppercut lands for Marsden. That snapped Murhaa's head back.
Marsden looks to score with a jab to the body but Murhaa is just out of range.
Marsden lands with a good body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murhaa throws a push kick but Marsden slaps the foot to one side.
Marsden misses with a hook. Murhaa ducked under it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Marsden slips a jab from Murhaa.
Marsden misses with a low kick.
Murhaa is trying to counter with his kicks.
Marsden throws a big shot that misses.
Marsden closes this distance looking for a takedown but Murhaa circles away.
Murhaa slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Murhaa throws a hook but Marsden blocks it.
Murhaa looks to land a body kick but Marsden moved away.
Murhaa throws a chopping leg kick but Marsden manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Murhaa feints and then cracks Marsden's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Marsden down.
Murhaa goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Marsden throws a jab but it's blocked by Murhaa.
Murhaa chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Marsden can pounce on him.
Marsden throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Murhaa throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Marsden sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Marsden connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Marsden avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Marsden fails with the takedown.
Phol Murhaa is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Murhaa avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Murhaa lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Murhaa motions for Marsden to come forward. Murhaa throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
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!
Murhaa connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Marsden's hands.
Marsden drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Marsden tries to clinch but Murhaa is having none of it.
Murhaa has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Marsden pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Murhaa motions for Marsden to come forward. Murhaa throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Marsden throws a leg kick which misses Murhaa's front leg but catches the back leg as Murhaa tries to avoid it.
Brandon Marsden seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Marsden checks the leg kick.
Murhaa chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Marsden tries to score a power double leg takedown but Murhaa sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Marsden somewhat.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Brandon Marsden. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Marsden tries to clinch up but Murhaa circles away and keeps his distance.

Murhaa gets caught napping as Marsden dives in and scores a takedown. Murhaa manages to retain guard.
Marsden slips nicely into half guard.
Marsden controlling the pace.
Marsden 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.
Murhaa moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Marsden won't allow Murhaa to sweep him here.
Murhaa keeping moving, preventing Marsden from controlling successfully.
Marsden trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Marsden won't allow Murhaa to get back to his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Murhaa preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Murhaa controlling Marsden's posture.
Murhaa keeping full guard, as Marsden tries to pass.
Murhaa lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Murhaa tries to free his leg and advance position but Marsden is retaining full guard.
Murhaa won't allow Marsden to sweep him here.
Murhaa controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

And that's the end of the fight!
Phol Murhaa comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Murhaa has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. 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 Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:29
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Phol Murhaa!

Phol Murhaa seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
In defeat, Brandon Marsden stepped up to the mic, saying 'I didn't lose that fight in my mind. True victory is to give all of yourself, without regret. '.
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FIGHT
RATING
37%

 

Undercard bout


Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Tito Hyde and Sven Jergensen. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

179 cm
32
174 lbs
27 - 9 - 0
170 cm
30
170 lbs
22 - 10 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction

Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$)
King of Clothes



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 27 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Tito Hyde!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Sven Jergensen!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jergensen lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Hyde pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A jab from Jergensen misses.
It looked like Hyde wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jergensen ducks under a wild hook from Hyde.
Hyde throws a sloppy head kick and Jergensen moves out of range easily.
Jergensen connects with the punch.
Jergensen moves out of range as Hyde strikes.
Jergensen connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Jergensen fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Hyde was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
We've been informed that Jergensen 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.
Jergensen avoids the body shot from Hyde.
The fighters circling - Hyde throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Jergensen tries to counter with a clinch but Hyde shakes him off and moves away.
A leg kick checked by Jergensen.

Jergensen gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A nice left hand lands by Jergensen.
Jergensen tries to throw a body punch but Hyde avoids it by throwing Jergensen back against the cage.
Hyde connects with a nasty looking knee right to Jergensen's face.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Hyde with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Hyde tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Jergensen avoids it.
Hyde blocks a body shot from Jergensen.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hyde blocks a body shot from Jergensen.
Jergensen tries to score a body lock takedown but Hyde shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Jergensen lands a left hand.
Jergensen misses with a hook to the ribs.
Hyde lands a shoulder strike.
Jergensen lands a left hand.
Jergensen makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Hyde tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
A shot in the inside from Hyde.
Jergensen misses with a hook to the ribs.
Jergensen struggles to land a body shot inside as Hyde controls his hands.
Hyde with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hyde.
Hyde lands with a right to the head.
Jergensen misses with a shot to the kidneys.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Hyde trying to control the position but instead, Jergensen has worked for underhooks and has pushed Hyde into the cage.
Jergensen tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hyde scores with a shoulder strike.
Jergensen managing to block the knees to the body from Hyde.
Hyde connects with a nasty looking knee right to Jergensen's face.
Hyde lands a nice uppercut.
Jergensen has a couple of punches blocked by Hyde.
Jergensen misses with the head strike.
Hyde tries to land a knee to the head but Jergensen blocks with his arms.
Jergensen wants a takedown but no success here.
Tito Hyde has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sven Jergensen.
Hyde trying to control the position but instead, Jergensen has worked for underhooks and has pushed Hyde into the cage.
Hyde throws a knee to the head but misses.
Hyde with an attempt at a knee that misses.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Jergensen.
Jergensen working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Jergensen tries to score a body lock takedown but Hyde shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Jergensen lands with a short shot to the head.
Hyde lands a knee to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jergensen misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hyde misses with a body punch.

Jergensen works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.
Hyde managing to control the position.
Jergensen with a nice head shot there.
Jergensen is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Hyde bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Jergensen's guard.

Jergensen wants to sweep but no luck.
Jergensen is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Jergensen is trying to keep Hyde in close.
Jergensen has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Hyde wants to control from the top but Jergensen keeps moving.
Hyde throws a strike but Jergensen rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Jergensen trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Jergensen controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Hyde preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Jergensen throwing strikes but missing.
Hyde preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Jergensen working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Hyde keeping moving, preventing Jergensen from controlling successfully.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Tito Hyde will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Hyde misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Jergensen changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Jergensen listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Jergensen thuds his right hand into Hyde's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Hyde throws a lazy right hand but Jergensen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Hyde avoids a punch combination nicely.
A little feinted left hand from Hyde on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Sven Jergensen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Jergensen pushes Hyde up against the cage in a clinch.
Jergensen content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Hyde misses with a punch on the inside.
Jergensen lands a left hand.
Hyde connects with a nasty looking knee right to Jergensen's face.
Jergensen is working for takedown but Hyde is calmly controlling the position for now.
Hyde misses with a knee strike.
Jergensen tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Hyde's elbow.
Hyde prevents a body shot from Jergensen.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hyde.
Jergensen tries to throw a body punch but Hyde avoids it by throwing Jergensen back against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hyde tries a knee to the head but Jergensen blocks it.
Jergensen lands a shot to the body.
Hyde takes a shot to the head.
Hyde utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Jergensen has a couple of punches blocked by Hyde.
Hyde tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Jergensen avoids it.
Jergensen avoiding damage as Hyde throws knees to the body.
Jergensen scores with a shot to the side of Hyde's head.
Hyde avoiding damage.
Jergensen lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Hyde.
Jergensen misses with the head strike.
Jergensen on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Jergensen throws a punch but it's blocked by Hyde.
A body shot lands from Jergensen.
Jergensen lands a hook to the side of the head.
Jergensen swings wildly with an uppercut but Hyde uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jergensen takes a knee to the side of the body.
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!
Hyde is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Jergensen misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Hyde with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Hyde with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Jergensen scores with a shoulder strike.
Tito Hyde has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Hyde prevents a body shot from Jergensen.
Jergensen is working Hyde over against the cage.
Jergensen keeps control of Hyde as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Jergensen misses with a body punch.
Jergensen wants a takedown.
Hyde misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Jergensen.
Jergensen takes a knee right on the jaw!
Hyde takes a shot to the head.
Hyde lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Jergensen backwards.
Hyde throws a knee to the head but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jergensen lands a left hand that snaps the head of Hyde backwards.
Jergensen goes for a takedown attempt but Hyde pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Tito Hyde has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sven Jergensen.
Hyde just misses with a punch to the body.
Hyde looks to land a right hand but Jergensen moved out of range.
Hyde doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Nice defenses there by Hyde.
Hyde is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Jergensen.
Jergensen connects with a body shot.
Jergensen fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Hyde looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Tito Hyde is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Jergensen moves into the clinch.
Hyde tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Jergensen is working Hyde over against the cage.
Jergensen misses with a punch to the body.
Jergensen lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hyde lands a nice knee to the body.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jergensen misses with some punches.
Jergensen lands a shot to the body.
Hyde throws a knee to the head but misses.
Hyde tries a knee to the head but Jergensen blocks it.
Jergensen changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Hyde fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Jergensen avoids a kick to the body.
Hyde misses with an attempted mid kick.
Hyde uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jergensen.
Jergensen tries to move into range but Hyde moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Sven Jergensen seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Hyde goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jergensen moves out of range of the body kick from Hyde.
Jergensen throws a shot from downtown. Hyde moves away and avoids it.
Hyde looks for the body kick but Jergensen saw that one coming.
Hyde lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Jergensen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hyde throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Sven Jergensen will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Hyde's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Jergensen connects with a good right hand that stumbles Hyde. Hyde circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Hyde tries to work over Jergensen's front leg with a kick but Jergensen checks it.
Jergensen misses with a straight left.
Jergensen misses with the combination.
Hyde ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jergensen moves away.
Jergensen throws a body punch but Hyde moves out of range.
Jergensen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hyde manages to avoid it.
Hyde misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Jergensen scores with a hook.
Hyde scores with a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jergensen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

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

Jergensen is rocked!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jergensen will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Jergensen misses with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jergensen lands with a good body shot.
Hyde throws a leg kick but Jergensen sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Hyde throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Jergensen throws a hook but Hyde avoids it easily.
Jergensen moves out of range of the body kick from Hyde.
Jergensen misses with a hook.
Hyde scores with a nice head shot.
Jergensen is still on wobbly legs! Can Hyde finish him?
Jergensen dives in for a single leg takedown but Hyde sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Jergensen swings for the body but Hyde moves out of range.
Jergensen seems to have recovered his senses.
Jergensen tries to close the distance and clinch but Hyde swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Jergensen throws the left hand but Hyde avoids the punch easily.
Hyde lands with a shot to the body.
Jergensen ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Jergensen keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

Hyde gets caught napping as Jergensen dives in and scores a takedown. Hyde manages to retain guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jergensen prevents Hyde from getting back to his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jergensen trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Jergensen trying to control but Hyde is working from the bottom.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Jergensen accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Jergensen throws an elbow that misses. Hyde uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Jergensen's guard. Nice move by Hyde!

Jergensen working a defensive guard here.
Jergensen wants to control the position but Hyde says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Hyde passes into side control, despite Jergensen's attempt to control the position.
A lull in the action here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Hyde stands up and beckons Jergensen to his feet.
Jergensen moves away from the strike by Hyde.
Jergensen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
As Jergensen backs away, Hyde returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Jergensen takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Hyde keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Hyde throws a hook but Jergensen blocks it.
Jergensen tries to counter by closing the distance.
Jergensen moves out of range as Hyde strikes.
Jergensen walks into a stiff left hand from Hyde.
Hyde misses with an uppercut. Jergensen saw that one coming.
Jergensen cracks Hyde with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Jergensen looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
We've been told by Hyde's head coaches at GTi 888 that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A punch combination from Jergensen misses.
Jergensen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hyde takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Jergensen moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Jergensen swings away with a body shot that misses
and Hyde counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jergensen moves out of range of the body kick from Hyde.
Jergensen throws a shot from downtown. Hyde moves away and avoids it.
Hyde tests Jergensen's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Jergensen looks to land a right hand but Hyde moved out of range.
A head kick misses from Hyde.
Jergensen wants to counter the offense by Hyde and move into the clinch position.
Hyde misses with a body kick.
Jergensen lands a nice looking body shot.
Jergensen swings for the body but Hyde moves out of range.
Hyde ducks right into an uppercut from Jergensen.
Hyde scores with a hook to the body. Jergensen takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

And that's the end of the fight!
Tito Hyde showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Hyde has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 29:29
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:29
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Sven Jergensen!

A very excited looking Sven Jergensen rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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FIGHT
RATING
68%

 

Undercard bout


Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Orlando Diggs and Kim Jong Guk. Diggs kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is KING of the FALL. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

184 cm
27
174 lbs
20 - 7 - 0
180 cm
28
178 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

King of Clothes
Conviction

Urban Fighter
Aspire Clothing



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 20 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Orlando Diggs!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diggs misses with a low kick.
A decent looking cross lands there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Jong Guk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Diggs.
Diggs wants to clinch up but Jong Guk keeps it at a distance.
Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk wants to land a leg kick but Diggs is out of range.
Diggs lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Jong Guk takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Jong Guk jabs at Diggs's body.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Diggs bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jong Guk throws out a loose jab but Diggs uses good head movement to avoid it.
Diggs looks for the body kick but Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Diggs looks to land a body kick but Jong Guk moved away.
Diggs takes a body punch but keeps moving.

Diggs fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Jong Guk, pushing him back against the cage.
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!
Diggs tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Jong Guk's elbow.
Jong Guk is trying to force a seperation but Diggs has the dominant position.
Jong Guk tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Diggs's elbow.
Diggs doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Jong Guk lands a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diggs prevents a body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

It looks like Orlando Diggs has been cut.
Jong Guk's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Jong Guk blocks a body shot from Diggs.
Nice body punch from Jong Guk - that landed with a thud.
Jong Guk can't find room to land a body shot as Diggs controls the action.
Diggs blocks a body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands a body punch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Diggs.
Jong Guk misses with a punch to the body.
A hook to the body from Diggs.
A nice left hand lands by Jong Guk.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Diggs throws a low kick but it's checked well by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Diggs.
Diggs throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Guk's shoulder, as Jong Guk tries to avoid the shot.
Diggs lands a head shot.
Jong Guk looks to score with a jab to the body but Diggs is just out of range.
Jong Guk dips to his left and cracks Diggs with an uppercut!
A clash of legs there as Jong Guk blocks the low kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Diggs lands with a kick to the ribs.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jong Guk checks a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Diggs appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jong Guk is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Diggs rather than just go for the knockout.
Diggs tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Diggs.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.
Jong Guk lands with a cross.
Jong Guk scores with a hook to the body. Diggs takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Diggs misses with a hook.
Jong Guk takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Jong Guk scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Jong Guk works Diggs's body with a nice hook.
Diggs throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Jong Guk takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Diggs lands with an uppercut that bounces Jong Guk off the cage and back into range.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
An inside leg kick from Jong Guk misses.
Diggs lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Diggs lands a jab to the head.
Jong Guk lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Diggs at a distance.
Diggs throws a hook but Jong Guk blocks it.
It looks like Diggs has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Diggs uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Guk.
Diggs throws a wild body kick that Jong Guk sees coming a mile off.
Jong Guk tries a quick counter leg kick but Diggs is wise to it.
Jong Guk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Diggs moves away.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs sees it coming and moves out of range.
Diggs swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs sees it coming and moves out of range.
Diggs missing with a left hand there. Jong Guk was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs checks it.
Jong Guk scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Jong Guk 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.
Diggs throws a right and a left that Jong Guk avoids nicely.
Diggs tries to land a leg kick but Jong Guk saw it coming and moves away.
Jong Guk uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Diggs.
Diggs connects with a right hand. Jong Guk shakes it off.
A telegraphed right hand from Diggs misses the target.
Diggs is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Good exchange - Diggs coming out on top.
Diggs throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk moves out of range of the body kick from Diggs.
Diggs takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Diggs moves into range and lands a nice body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Diggs throws out a loose jab but Jong Guk uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jong Guk connects with a single shot there.
Jong Guk steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Diggs. That one must have hurt.
Nice body punch from Diggs.
Jong Guk looks to throw the jab but Diggs is out of range.
Jong Guk avoids a kick to the body.
Diggs wants to clinch up but Jong Guk keeps it at a distance.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jab, jab by Diggs - just one landing.
Diggs looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Diggs tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot.
A clash of legs there as Jong Guk blocks the low kick.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Diggs.
Diggs pulls out of a head kick attempt.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Diggs pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Jab from Diggs.
Jong Guk throws a jab but it's blocked by Diggs.
Diggs misses with the body kick
and Jong Guk counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jong Guk lands with a hook. Diggs tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Kim Jong Guk will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Orlando Diggs's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Jong Guk lands a jab to Diggs's midsection.
Diggs throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Jong Guk gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Jong Guk lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
An inside leg kick from Diggs misses.
Diggs doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Jong Guk avoids a punch combination nicely.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk staying out of range there.
Diggs thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Jong Guk if he has to take too many more of those.
Diggs tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Nice jab there from Diggs.
Diggs misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jong Guk attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Diggs dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Jong Guk. That did some damage!
Jong Guk lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Diggs pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Jong Guk is looking to chop away at Diggs's legs.
Diggs appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Good work by Diggs as he checks the leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A clash of legs there as Jong Guk blocks the low kick.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Diggs manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk missing with a left hand there. Diggs was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Jong Guk has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Diggs has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Diggs and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Diggs ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Diggs swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Diggs swings for the body but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Diggs lands a leg kick that knocks Jong Guk off balance momentarily.
Diggs needs to keep his hands up - Jong Guk had a free shot at his head there.
Diggs takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Diggs avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A slapping leg kick lands for Diggs.
Diggs goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jong Guk takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Jong Guk with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Jong Guk takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Diggs throws a half hearted mid kick.
Jong Guk wants to counter the offense by Diggs and move into the clinch position.
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk 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!
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Jong Guk checks a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Jong Guk lands with a shot to the body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jong Guk.
Diggs looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Diggs, right into the meat.
Diggs swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Diggs avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk connects with a jab.
Diggs takes one to the side of the head.
Diggs throws a lazy right hand but Jong Guk sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jong Guk keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Jong Guk on the wrong end of a nice hook.
A big right from Diggs misses.
Jong Guk throws a jab when Diggs was well out of range.
Diggs wants to land a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk slips a straight right by Diggs.
Jong Guk cracks Diggs with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Jong Guk throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Diggs sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jong Guk scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Diggs doesn't seem bothered though.
Jong Guk scoring well with a low kick there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs with a nice cross.
Diggs avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Diggs thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Jong Guk if he has to take too many more of those.
Jab by Diggs.
Nice body kick from Diggs.
Diggs lands with a kick to the ribs.
Diggs misses with the combination.
Diggs throws a shot from downtown. Jong Guk moves away and avoids it.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Diggs throws a body punch but Jong Guk moves out of range.
Jong Guk scores with the left hand. Diggs knows he should have avoided that one.
Diggs throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Diggs looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Diggs finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Jong Guk has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Diggs.
Diggs misses with an uppercut.
Diggs sets himself, and Jong Guk steps forward looking for the clinch! Diggs avoids it this time.
Jong Guk fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Diggs looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jong Guk avoids the body shot from Diggs.
Jong Guk's jab looks to have found its range, popping Diggs under the eye.
Diggs scores with a decent looking hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diggs throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jong Guk lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Diggs stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Guk.
Diggs throws a low kick but Jong Guk moves out of range easily.
Diggs pivots, looking for a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range and Diggs settles back down.
Nice defenses there by Diggs.
Diggs is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Diggs scores with the left hand. Jong Guk knows he should have avoided that one.
Some bone on bone action there as Diggs checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Diggs checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk slips a jab from Diggs.
Jong Guk defending well as Diggs loads up on a big left hand.
Jong Guk slips under a jab.
Jong Guk attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Diggs throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A telegraphed right hand from Jong Guk misses the target.
Jong Guk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jong Guk connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Diggs momentarily.
Diggs jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Diggs throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jong Guk sees it coming and avoids it easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Kim Jong Guk will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Orlando Diggs'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!


A slapping body kick lands there for Diggs.
Jong Guk looks to land a right hand but Diggs moved out of range.
Diggs ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Guk moves away.
Diggs tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Diggs tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jong Guk was well out of range. Poor timing from Diggs.
Diggs avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Diggs misses with the combination.
Diggs waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jong Guk.
Diggs misses with a straight right.
Jong Guk is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Jong Guk takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Diggs checks it well.
Diggs appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Diggs slips a jab from Jong Guk.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Some bone on bone action there as Diggs checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Diggs throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Diggs.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk cracks the inside of Diggs's front leg.
Jong Guk misses with a hook.
Diggs throws the left hand but Jong Guk avoids the punch easily.
Diggs misses with an uppercut. Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Diggs sets himself, and Jong Guk steps forward looking for the clinch! Diggs avoids it this time.
Jong Guk throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Jong Guk paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Diggs looks for the body kick but Jong Guk saw that one coming.
Diggs connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Diggs throws a hook to the side of Jong Guk's head but Jong Guk sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A big right from Diggs misses.
Diggs throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Diggs misses with a low kick.
Jong Guk misses with a straight left.
Jong Guk moves away from the strike by Diggs.
Jong Guk on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Diggs darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Diggs misses the jab.
Jong Guk thumps Diggs with a low kick.
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!
Diggs throws a low kick, looking for Jong Guk's leg but Jong Guk calmly moves out of range.
Diggs feints and then cracks Jong Guk's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jong Guk down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diggs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Diggs throws a leg kick but Jong Guk sees it coming and moves out of range.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Diggs scores with a nice head shot.
Diggs connects with a looping right hand.
Diggs avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Jong Guk has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Jong Guk loads up on a big right hand but Diggs slips the punch.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
As Jong Guk backs away, Diggs returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Jong Guk checks a low kick from Diggs.
Jong Guk looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A leg kick checked by Diggs.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.
Diggs throws the kick towards the body but Jong Guk avoids it.
Jong Guk cracks Diggs with a right hand to the side of the head.
Diggs looks to land a right hand but Jong Guk moved out of range.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
Diggs misses with a straight right.
Jong Guk was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Jong Guk sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Diggs checks a low kick from Jong Guk.
It looked like Diggs was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diggs connects with the punch.
Diggs looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk throws the left hand but Diggs avoids the punch easily.
Diggs misses with a looping right.
Jong Guk takes a swing at Diggs's ribcage but misses.
Jong Guk looks to land a left hand but Diggs moved out of range nicely.
Diggs appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Diggs lands a head shot.
Diggs uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick but Diggs sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Diggs pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Diggs moves out of range.
Diggs thinks about countering with a body kick.
The fighters circling - Jong Guk throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Diggs looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk misses with a straight right.
Diggs tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Jong Guk manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Guk. Diggs does a little dance to reset his feet.
Diggs fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Kim Jong Guk is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the body.
Jong Guk stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Diggs.
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!
Diggs avoids the body shot from Jong Guk.
Diggs connects with an inside leg kick.
Diggs motions for Jong Guk to come forward. Diggs throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Jong Guk throws a body punch but Diggs moves out of range.
Jong Guk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Diggs manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk works Diggs's body with a nice hook.
Jong Guk lands a right hook to the body.
Diggs misses with a shot to the body

and Jong Guk moves into the clinch.
Diggs tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Jong Guk's elbow.
Diggs misses with some punches.

Jong Guk pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
It looked like Diggs wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the jaw.
Orlando Diggs has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Jong Guk throws a nice outside leg kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Kim Jong Guk.
Well Jong Guk 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 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:30
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 27:30
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Guk!

A victorious Kim Jong Guk thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Co-main event


Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Chief Tappenahomma and Mateus Gracie. Tappenahomma comes into the arena with Tatanka blaring out of the sound system. Gracie has chosen Broke & Hungry as his entrance music. Mateus Gracie has the eye of the tiger tonight.

180 cm
32
181 lbs
30 - 8 - 2
179 cm
32
170 lbs
29 - 13 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

House of Valor
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Dauntless
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 30 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Chief Tappenahomma!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 29 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Mateus Gracie!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Don Winkell and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tappenahomma on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.

Gracie instigates a clinch.
Tappenahomma can't find room to land a body shot as Gracie controls the action.
Gracie lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Gracie looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Gracie swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gracie lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tappenahomma backwards.
Tappenahomma with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Gracie takes a knee right on the jaw!

It looks like Mateus Gracie has been cut.
Tappenahomma cracks Gracie with a nice body shot.
Gracie lands a shot to the body.
Gracie goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gracie tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gracie tries a body shot but Tappenahomma blocks it.
Tappenahomma throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Gracie misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Tappenahomma fails to land.
A head punch on the inside from Gracie fails to land.
Tappenahomma prevents a body shot from Gracie.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tappenahomma keeps control of Gracie as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Tappenahomma misses with an elbow over the top.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gracie misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tappenahomma lands an elbow inside.
Gracie pushes Tappenahomma back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gracie has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Tappenahomma after a bit of a struggle.
Gracie can't find room to land a body shot as Tappenahomma controls the action.
Tappenahomma tries to throw a body punch but Gracie avoids it by throwing Tappenahomma back against the cage.
Tappenahomma lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Gracie goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gracie misses with some punches.
Gracie fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gracie makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short left from Tappenahomma.
Tappenahomma lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Tappenahomma misses with some punches.
Tappenahomma tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gracie's elbow.

Gracie decides to pull guard.

Gracie is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Tappenahomma is aware though and is defending well.
Tappenahomma stopping the sweep attempt from Gracie.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Gracie working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Tappenahomma has passed into half guard!
Gracie is trying to control but can't.
Tappenahomma looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Gracie tries to get to full guard but Tappenahomma has control of the leg.

Gracie looking for submissions off his back.
Gracie makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Gracie.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tappenahomma sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Gracie looking to control.

Gracie had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Tappenahomma defends it easily.

Gracie has his feet on Tappenahomma's thighs here. He's pushed Tappenahomma off and worked for a very quick armbar from the bottom! He's flipped onto his stomach and he's cranking hard on the arm! Tappenahomma screams in pain and taps out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:51 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Mateus Gracie! Mateus Gracie retains his welterweight title!
Post fight, an emotional Mateus Gracie said 'Put that shit in one of your damn forum threads!! Gracie drops the mic and walks out of the cage....'.
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Main event


Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Abraham Donowitz and Tuomari Hurmio. Donowitz's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, JEW FLOW. Hurmio is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Black Star. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

171 cm
35
148 lbs
41 - 15 - 1
165 cm
34
145 lbs
28 - 5 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 41 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Abraham Donowitz!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tuomari Hurmio!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Donowitz cracks Hurmio with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Donowitz throws out a loose jab but Hurmio uses good head movement to avoid it.
Donowitz throws a body punch but Hurmio moves out of range.
Nice uppercut lands for Hurmio. That snapped Donowitz's head back.
Donowitz swings for the body but Hurmio moves out of range.
Hurmio looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Hurmio throws a jab but it's blocked by Donowitz.
Hurmio slips a straight right by Donowitz.
Hurmio takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Hurmio tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Donowitz defends well and Hurmio ends up having to push Donowitz into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Donowitz on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Hurmio on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Donowitz. Donowitz obviously looking to wear him down.
Donowitz looks to land a left hand but Hurmio moved out of range nicely.
Donowitz wants to slow Hurmio down by chopping away at his legs.
Donowitz connects with an inside leg kick.
A big left from Donowitz misses.
Donowitz swings for the body but Hurmio moves out of range.
Hurmio throws a jab but it's blocked by Donowitz.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A telegraphed right hand from Donowitz misses the target.
Nice straight punches there by Donowitz. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Donowitz.
Hurmio connects with an inside leg kick.
Donowitz misses with the combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donowitz missing with a left hand there. Hurmio was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Donowitz keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hurmio.
Hurmio cracks a nice hook into Donowitz's ribs.
Hurmio lands a jab to the head.
Hurmio misses with an uppercut
and Donowitz counters with a stiff right hand.
Hurmio uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Donowitz.
Donowitz swings for the body but Hurmio moves out of range.
Donowitz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Donowitz looks to throw the jab but Hurmio is out of range.
Hurmio looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Hurmio misses with a looping right.
Donowitz cracks Hurmio with an open hand slap.
A telegraphed right hand from Hurmio misses the target.
Donowitz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Hurmio sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Donowitz scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Hurmio throws a jab but it's blocked by Donowitz.
Donowitz takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Donowitz throws out a loose jab but Hurmio uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hurmio uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Donowitz.
A countering left hand to the body from Hurmio misses.
Donowitz checks the leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz cracks the inside of Hurmio's front leg.
A combination from Hurmio does no damage.
Hurmio looks to land a right hand but Donowitz moved out of range.
Hurmio takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Hurmio throws a looping overhand right but Donowitz ducks down to avoid it.
Donowitz throws a looping overhand right but Hurmio ducks down to avoid it.
Hurmio throws out a leg kick but Donowitz moves out of range and Hurmio only half commits.
Donowitz is looking to counter punch.
Hurmio throws a front kick aimed at Donowitz's knee but Donowitz avoids it well.
A swing and a miss from Hurmio.
Donowitz ducks right into an uppercut from Hurmio.
A big left from Donowitz misses.
Donowitz throws a big shot that misses.
Donowitz looks to throw the jab but Hurmio is out of range.
Donowitz misses with a body shot.
Hurmio displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Donowitz throws out the jab.
Donowitz misses with a looping right.
Hurmio shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Donowitz but Donowitz pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Hurmio will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio slips under a jab.
Donowitz loads up on a big right hand but Hurmio slips the punch.
A slapping leg kick lands for Hurmio.
Donowitz misses with a body punch
and Hurmio counters with a thumping low kick.
Donowitz throws a nice outside leg kick.
Donowitz misses with a low kick.
Hurmio tries a quick counter leg kick but Donowitz is wise to it.
A jab from Donowitz misses.

Donowitz feints and as Hurmio raises his hands in defense, Donowitz changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Donowitz stopping the sweep attempt from Hurmio.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Donowitz postures up in Hurmio's guard and throws a big left but Hurmio blocks it.
Hurmio can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Donowitz controls the pace.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Hurmio is keeping the position for now.

Hurmio looking for a guillotine here but Donowitz defends easily.
Donowitz is looking to work some ground and pound but Hurmio has wrist control.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Abraham Donowitz dominated that round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Hurmio chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Donowitz can pounce on him.
Donowitz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hurmio looks to land a right hand but Donowitz moved out of range.
Donowitz will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Hurmio misses with a wild body shot.
Hurmio cracks Donowitz with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Donowitz misses the shot to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Donowitz checks a leg kick.
Hurmio swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Hurmio throws a hook but Donowitz avoids it easily.
Donowitz defending well as Hurmio loads up on a big left hand.
Donowitz looks to land a left hand but Hurmio moved out of range nicely.
Hurmio looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Donowitz feints and then cracks Hurmio's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Hurmio down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donowitz tries for a takedown but Hurmio circles away easily
letting Hurmio counter with a right hand.
Hurmio looks to land a body kick but Donowitz moved away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Donowitz. Hurmio does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jab by Donowitz.
Hurmio takes a shot right to the bread basket.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hurmio moves out of range of the strikes.
Sloppy strikes from Donowitz. Those never looked like landing.
Hurmio is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Donowitz tries for a takedown but Hurmio sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Hurmio tried to score with a low kick but Donowitz checks it.
Hurmio ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Donowitz moves away.
Donowitz misses with a low kick.
Donowitz has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Hurmio.
Donowitz moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Donowitz misses with a straight left.
Hurmio checks the leg kick.
Hurmio drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Donowitz defends it well.
Jab, jab by Donowitz - just one landing.
Donowitz is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hurmio can do to turn this around?
Donowitz misses with a hook. Hurmio ducked under it nicely.
Donowitz backing away here, and Hurmio unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Donowitz slips under a jab.
A big left from Donowitz misses.
Donowitz throws a hook but Hurmio blocks it.
Hurmio just misses with a punch to the body.
Donowitz scores with a crisp jab that stopped Hurmio in his tracks.
Donowitz drops his hands momentarily and Hurmio takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Donowitz misses with a wild body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Hurmio shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Donowitz as he jumps to the side.
Donowitz scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Donowitz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hurmio connects with a nice looking jab.
Hurmio misses with a body shot.
Donowitz tries to score with a low kick but Hurmio moves his leg out of the way.
Hurmio shoots in but Donowitz avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Hurmio swings for the body but Donowitz moves out of range.
Hurmio jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hurmio fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Donowitz is out of range.
A combination from Hurmio does no damage.
Hurmio swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Donowitz looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Donowitz fails with the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Abraham Donowitz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Donowitz bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Abraham Donowitz is winning the standup battle so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio tries to move into range but Donowitz moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
A swing and a miss from Donowitz.
Hurmio misses with a straight left.
Donowitz throws a shot from downtown. Hurmio moves away and avoids it.
Donowitz throws the left hand but Hurmio avoids the punch easily.
Donowitz moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Donowitz blocks a jab.
Donowitz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Hurmio moves away.
Hurmio misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Donowitz.
Hurmio walks into a left hand.
Donowitz takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

Donowitz closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Hurmio quickly recovers to half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Hurmio is looking for a sweep. Donowitz is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Donowitz is trying to advance to mount but he's lost his balance and Hurmio reverses the position - he's now on top in Donowitz's guard.
Hurmio trying to control but Donowitz is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Donowitz is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Hurmio is aware though and is defending well.
Donowitz lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


Hurmio has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Donowitz can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Donowitz trying to control the position from guard on top but Hurmio is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Abraham Donowitz dominated that second round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Hurmio defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Donowitz.
Hurmio misses with a looping left.
Donowitz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Hurmio.
Hurmio misses with a double jab.
A solid body kick from Donowitz.
Hurmio misses with a looping left.
Good standup being displayed there by Donowitz as he connects with a hook.
Donowitz throws a shot from downtown. Hurmio moves away and avoids it.
Hurmio bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Donowitz misses with a looping left.
Hurmio thumps Donowitz with a low kick.
Donowitz lands with a shot to the body.
Donowitz staying out of range there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A looping hook to the body misses from Donowitz. Hurmio does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hurmio throws a hook but Donowitz blocks it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Donowitz. Hurmio does a little dance to reset his feet.
Donowitz dips to his left and cracks Hurmio with an uppercut!
Donowitz misses with a low kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Donowitz throws a leg kick but Hurmio sees it coming and checks it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donowitz misses with a looping left.
Hurmio blocks a jab.
Donowitz drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Hurmio ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Hurmio replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Donowitz blocks it well.
Donowitz throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Hurmio.
Donowitz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Donowitz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hurmio.
Hurmio lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Donowitz at a distance.
Donowitz misses with a straight right.
Donowitz misses with a body kick.
Hurmio scores with a leg kick.
Donowitz misses with a jab, cross combination.
Donowitz throws a hook but Hurmio blocks it.
Hurmio gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Hurmio lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Donowitz backs up against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hurmio throws a body punch but Donowitz moves out of range.
Hurmio throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Donowitz sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz wants to land a leg kick but Hurmio is out of range.
Donowitz misses with a body kick.
Donowitz is looking to land body kicks.
Donowitz misses with a takedown attempt - Hurmio sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Hurmio lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Donowitz throws the kick towards the body but Hurmio avoids it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Hurmio. Donowitz does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hurmio thumps Donowitz with a low kick.
Donowitz fails to land with a series of punches.
Donowitz shoots in for a double leg but Hurmio sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Abraham Donowitz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Donowitz.
Donowitz takes one on the button.
Donowitz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Hurmio throws out a counter right but Donowitz avoids it with no problem.
Hurmio throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Donowitz stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Donowitz misses with a hook.
Hurmio slips under a jab from Donowitz.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio misses with a leg kick
and Donowitz counters with a straight right hand.
Abraham Donowitz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hurmio takes one to the chin there.
Donowitz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hurmio was well out of range. Poor timing from Donowitz.
Donowitz ducks under a wild hook from Hurmio.
Jab, jab by Donowitz - just one landing.
Donowitz with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Hurmio displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Donowitz throws out the jab.
Donowitz just misses with a punch to the body.
Donowitz throws a lazy right hand but Hurmio sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Hurmio ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Donowitz moves away.
Donowitz avoids the body shot from Hurmio.
Donowitz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Donowitz thinks about countering with a body kick.
Donowitz misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Hurmio ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Donowitz misses with a low kick.
Nice jab there from Hurmio.
Hurmio misses with an uppercut. Donowitz saw that one coming.
Donowitz is looking for a counter combo.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio throws a front kick aimed at Donowitz's knee but Donowitz avoids it well.
Donowitz throws the left hand but Hurmio avoids the punch easily.
Donowitz is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Hurmio lunges at Donowitz with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Donowitz's hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
No joy there for Hurmio, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Donowitz throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Donowitz swings widly with a right hand
enabling Hurmio to counter with a crisp jab.
Hurmio avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hurmio throws a leg kick but Donowitz sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Donowitz swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Donowitz avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hurmio throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Donowitz stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Hurmio displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Donowitz throws out the jab.
Hurmio checks the leg kick.
Donowitz checks a low kick from Hurmio.
Good standup being displayed there by Hurmio as he connects with a hook.
Hurmio lands with a nice body punch.
Donowitz throws a push kick but Hurmio slaps the foot to one side.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Tuomari Hurmio just about did enough to take it.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Donowitz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Hurmio.
It looked like Donowitz wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Hurmio jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Donowitz scores with a hook.
A big right from Donowitz misses.
It seemed like Hurmio was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Jab, jab by Donowitz - just one landing.
Donowitz missing with a left hand there. Hurmio was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Hurmio now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Hurmio ducks under a wild hook from Donowitz.
Donowitz misses with the combination.
Hurmio fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Donowitz has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hurmio will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Hurmio ducks under a wild hook from Donowitz.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Hurmio, right into the meat.
Hurmio misses with a body kick.

Donowitz scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donowitz controls the position from side control.
Hurmio is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Hurmio is still trying to improve position.
Donowitz staying calm.
Abraham Donowitz overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Hurmio stops Donowitz from passing to mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Hurmio is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Donowitz wants to lay and pray for a moment but Hurmio keeps working.
Hurmio is looking to reverse the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Hurmio to see if he's OK.
Donowitz trying to control the position but Hurmio is working away.
Donowitz is really struggling to control Hurmio but he's trying to hold on to the position.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
A bit of a lull in the action. I'm sure it will pick up again soon... even if the ref has to physically pick them up and put them back on their feet.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Donowitz steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hurmio.
Donowitz walks into a stiff left hand from Hurmio.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio stuns Donowitz with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Donowitz lands with a straight right. Hurmio didn't see that one coming.
Hurmio pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Donowitz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hurmio throws out the jab.
Hurmio throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Hurmio throws a shot from downtown. Donowitz moves away and avoids it.
Donowitz was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Donowitz misses with a left hand

and Hurmio counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Donowitz!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Donowitz is looking to slip a leg under and get half guard but Hurmio is one step ahead and moves to full mount!
Donowitz tries to hold on but Hurmio postures up.
Hurmio dominating with strikes here.
Hurmio avoids the attempt from Donowitz to control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Tuomari Hurmio will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Hurmio is looking to slow Donowitz down with leg kicks.
Donowitz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Donowitz uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Donowitz defending well as Hurmio loads up on a big left hand.
As Hurmio backs away, Donowitz returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Donowitz throws a jab when Hurmio was well out of range.
Hurmio looks to land a right hand but Donowitz moved out of range.
Donowitz with a jab.
Hurmio feints and then cracks Donowitz's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Donowitz down.
Hurmio has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Hurmio avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Hurmio swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Donowitz is defended easily by Hurmio.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donowitz is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.

Hurmio fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Donowitz to the ground. Hurmio is now in Donowitz's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hurmio tries to free his leg and advance position but Donowitz is retaining full guard.
Hurmio stopping the sweep attempt from Donowitz.
Hurmio throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Donowitz is trying to keep Hurmio in close.
Donowitz pulls Hurmio in close to his closed guard and prevents Hurmio from doing any damage or advancing position.
Hurmio trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Donowitz is looking to sweep but instead, Hurmio has passed into half guard.
Donowitz has hold of Hurmio's hands but Hurmio slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Hurmio lands strikes from half guard.
Hurmio missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Hurmio wants to take a breather but Donowitz is having none of it.
Donowitz is looking to control Hurmio's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Donowitz avoid being mounted?
Hurmio trying to control the action but Donowitz is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hurmio throwing shots but Donowitz is blocking nicely.
Donowitz trying to hold on to Hurmio's head to control him but Hurmio postures up.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Hurmio avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Donowitz takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Good leg kick by Hurmio there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Donowitz misses with a lunging right hand
and Hurmio counters with a thumping low kick.
Hurmio tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Donowitz was well out of range. Poor timing from Hurmio.
A jab lands there for Donowitz.
Donowitz waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Hurmio.
Donowitz misses with a two punch combination.
A jab from Donowitz does it's job there.
Donowitz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Hurmio.
Hurmio with a hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Donowitz fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Hurmio.
Hurmio throws a nice looking combination but Donowitz bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Donowitz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Donowitz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hurmio was well out of range. Poor timing from Donowitz.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Donowitz takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Left hook, right uppercut from Donowitz.
A big right from Donowitz misses.
Hurmio uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Donowitz.
Donowitz avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Donowitz swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Donowitz slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Hurmio walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Hurmio throws a low kick, looking for Donowitz's leg but Donowitz calmly moves out of range.
Donowitz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Hurmio takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Hurmio looks to score with a jab to the body but Donowitz is just out of range.
Donowitz staying out of range there.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Tuomari Hurmio.
I think Hurmio has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 48:48
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 47:48
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 48:48

The fight is ruled a majority draw!

Abraham Donowitz retains his title. It's always disappointing when a championship fight ends as a draw but that's what happens when you leave the fight in the judges hands!
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