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Undercard bout


Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between TheDragon Reborn (ranked 2408 p4p, 307 weight class) and Spiros Saravakos (ranked 3340 p4p, 390 weight class). 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?

181 cm
23
195 lbs
9 - 8 - 0
182 cm
24
191 lbs
6 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
Great elbows
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, TheDragon Reborn!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Spiros Saravakos!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Sano, Hirohito Nitta and Taro Takaoka.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Reborn throws a low kick but Saravakos avoids it.
Reborn misses with a leg kick
letting Saravakos counter with a right hand.
Saravakos throws a nice inside leg kick.
Reborn stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Saravakos.
Saravakos throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Saravakos circles away from the clinch attempt.
Reborn throws an overhand right that lands on Saravakos's shoulder, as Saravakos tries to avoid the shot.
Reborn with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Reborn walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Reborn missing with a left hand there. Saravakos was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Saravakos misses with a body kick.
Reborn tries to counter by clinching up but Saravakos breaks away and moves out of range.

Reborn drives through and clinches with Saravakos against the ropes.
Saravakos misses with the head strike.
We've been hearing reports that Reborn has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Reborn lands a nice elbow from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Saravakos gets a trip takedown into half guard.
Saravakos looks to score some points with some ground and pound.

Reborn actively working from the bottom here.
Saravakos seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Saravakos is nestled in close to Reborn, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.

Reborn looking for submissions off his back.
Saravakos tries to pass the half guard into mount. Reborn knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Reborn makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Reborn.
Saravakos chips away with some ground and pound.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Saravakos lands a couple of elbows.
Saravakos stands up over Reborn, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Saravakos postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Reborn controls Saravakos momentarily but Saravakos frees himself.
Saravakos cracks Reborn with a solid left hand.
Saravakos wants to pass the guard but Reborn is keeping the position.
Saravakos postures up and lands a big shot to Reborn's brow.

Reborn working for a triangle but Saravakos defends it easily.
Reborn trying to keep a closed guard but Saravakos is proving a slippery customer.
Saravakos slips nicely into half guard.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Reborn wants to improve his position but Saravakos is controlling well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reborn is staying active underneath Saravakos, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Saravakos works his way into side control.
Saravakos tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
Saravakos advances to full mount.
Reborn is looking to get to half guard.
Saravakos is in the full mount, landing strikes.
Saravakos working Reborn over with strikes here.
Saravakos is landing with some decent strikes but Reborn is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
Saravakos controlling from the full mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reborn taking shots to the head.
Saravakos is landing with some decent strikes but Reborn is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
Reborn bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Saravakos keeping moving, preventing Reborn from controlling successfully.
Saravakos wants to sweep here but Reborn controlling him for the moment.
Saravakos pulls Reborn in close to prevent any damage.
Let's hope that Saravakos has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
Reborn looking to pass the guard.
Saravakos has been taking part in the yoga sessions down at White Eagle. Presumably he's going to look for a slick submission... Or maybe he's looking to avoid one.
Saravakos looking to hit a scissor sweep but Reborn is one step ahead there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Spiros Saravakos dominated that round.
That's time! Reborn's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.



Reborn instigates a clinch.
Reborn creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Saravakos blocks the elbow strike.
Saravakos blocks an elbow strike from Reborn.
Saravakos lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Saravakos struggles to land a body shot inside as Reborn controls his hands.
Reborn throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Reborn misses with a punch on the inside.
Saravakos blocks an elbow strike.

Saravakos is trying to trip Reborn. He has hold of a leg but Reborn is hopping around, keeping his balance for the moment. Saravakos persists though and gets the takedown into guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Saravakos trying to control but Reborn is working from the bottom.

Reborn is looking for a triangle here but Saravakos uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reborn is looking for a sweep.
Reborn is working to avoid the ground and pound but Saravakos connects with a decent elbow.
Reborn tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Saravakos trying to control the action but Reborn is working from the bottom.
Reborn taking a bit of punishment here - Saravakos scoring with strikes.
Saravakos has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Check out the look on Saravakos's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Reborn tries to improve position but can't.
You can see the frustration on Reborn's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Reborn taking punishment in the form of punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reborn prevents Saravakos from improving position.
Saravakos scores with a couple of short elbows.
Reborn is looking to regain half guard here but Saravakos keeps moving and retains side control.
Reborn wants to control but Saravakos postures up.
Reborn is looking to reverse the position.
Reborn is working hard here to advance position.
Saravakos lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Reborn down.
Reborn is not content to let Saravakos control the position.
Saravakos working the body and head with strikes.
Saravakos has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Saravakos lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Reborn down.
Reborn takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Saravakos landing strikes.
Reborn tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Saravakos wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Reborn taking a bit of punishment here - Saravakos scoring with strikes.
Reborn is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Saravakos lands an elbow.
Saravakos working the head and body with strikes.
Saravakos wants to control but Reborn is keeping him busy.
Reborn regains half guard.
Saravakos working over Reborn with some ground and pound. Reborn looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Reborn is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Saravakos's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Saravakos's back!

Reborn is persistently looking for the submission but Saravakos is defending it well.
Reborn doesn't have the hooks in and Saravakos manages to turn into his guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reborn keeping full guard, as Saravakos tries to pass.
Saravakos is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Saravakos sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Saravakos cracks Reborn with a solid left hand.

Reborn looking for a guillotine here but Saravakos defends easily.
Saravakos works over Reborn with some ground and pound from guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Saravakos is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Spiros Saravakos 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!


Reborn 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.
Reborn tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in to close the distance. Saravakos manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Reborn needs to keep his hands up - Saravakos had a free shot at his head there.
Saravakos with a jab.
Saravakos loads up on a big right hand but Reborn slips the punch.
Reborn fires out a quick counter leg kick but Saravakos just manages to avoid it.
Saravakos throws a body punch but Reborn moves out of range.
A big left from Reborn misses.
Reborn throws a low kick but it's checked well by Saravakos.
Saravakos tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Reborn is able to avoid easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Reborn throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Saravakos on the side of the head.
Saravakos misses with a wild combination.
Saravakos scores with a nice body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reborn checks the leg kick nicely there.
Saravakos slips under a jab from Reborn.
Reborn slips a jab and a cross from Saravakos.
Saravakos scores with a kick to the midsection.
Saravakos swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Reborn avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A little feinted left hand from Reborn on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Reborn wants to clinch but Saravakos slips to the side
and Saravakos counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Saravakos displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Reborn throws out the jab.
Saravakos connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Saravakos on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
TheDragon Reborn has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Spiros Saravakos seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Saravakos bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Reborn's head.
Saravakos scores with a shot to the body.
Saravakos bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Reborn's head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Reborn takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Saravakos is looking to slow Reborn down with leg kicks.
Reborn is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

Reborn pushes Saravakos up against the ropes in a clinch.
Saravakos avoids a wild elbow strike from Reborn.
Reborn creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Reborn throws an elbow that misses.
Reborn misses with an elbow over the top.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reborn pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.
Saravakos blocks the elbow strike.
Reborn lands with a right to the head.
Reborn pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.
Reborn throws an elbow that misses.

Saravakos has Reborn pressed up against the ropes. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Saravakos pulls back from the ropes and twists to the side, sending Reborn tumbling to the mat - Saravakos dives into Reborn's guard.
Reborn bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Saravakos's guard.

Saravakos manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Reborn manages to get himself to full guard.


Reborn escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Saravakos gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Spiros Saravakos has got the better of the ground game so far.
Saravakos trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Saravakos wants to control from the top but Reborn keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Saravakos is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Spiros Saravakos is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Saravakos content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Saravakos landing some decent shots from guard.
Saravakos lands a couple of decent looking shots.

Reborn throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
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!
Saravakos wants to pass the guard but Reborn is keeping the position.

Reborn is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Saravakos defends well.
Saravakos scoring with punches to the head and body.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.

Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight for Spiros Saravakos!
Judge Hirohito Nitta scores the fight for Spiros Saravakos!
Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight for Spiros Saravakos!

Spiros Saravakos wins by unanimous decision!

Our winner, Spiros Saravakos, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
The defeated TheDragon Reborn had this to say: 'I can do better'.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
47%

 

Undercard bout


Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Frank Stein (ranked 1921 p4p, 270 weight class) and Leif Erikson (ranked 2415 p4p, 336 weight class). Stein's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Red - Falling Sky. Erikson has chosen Into Battle - Ensiferum as his entrance music. 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?

195 cm
22
207 lbs
7 - 6 - 0
195 cm
21
220 lbs
9 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
Great elbows
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Frank Stein!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Leif Erikson !
The judges for this bout are Taro Takaoka, Yukihiro Shimada and Yukihiro Yamamoto.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
The crowd cheers as Stein lands an impressive looking overhand right. Erikson doesn't seem phased though.
Stein throws a head kick but Erikson moves out of range.
Stein dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Erikson shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
It looked like Stein wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

Erikson rushes Stein and pushes him back against the ropes in a clinch.
Stein lands a left hand.
Stein lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the ropes.
Stein throws an elbow but it misses.
Stein throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Erikson .
Stein lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Erikson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Erikson 's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Stein lands a right hand that snaps the head of Erikson backwards.
Stein lands a right hand.
Erikson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Stein lands a body punch.
Stein blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Stein stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Erikson looks winded!
Stein lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Erikson throws a head punch that misses.
Stein scores with an uppercut up the middle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Erikson working aggressively here.
Stein lands a nice shot to the body.
Erikson lands a body shot in the clinch.
Stein tries to throw a body punch but Erikson avoids it by throwing Stein back against the ropes.
A short right from Stein.
Stein lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Erikson takes an elbow to the temple.
Erikson takes an elbow to the forehead.
Stein blocks an uppercut.
Erikson blocks an elbow strike.

Stein breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Erikson has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Erikson missing with a left hand there. Stein was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Stein lands a body shot in the clinch.
Stein lands a left hand that snaps the head of Erikson backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Stein.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Stein lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Erikson .
Erikson scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Stein prevents a body shot from Erikson .
Stein lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stein is leaning against Erikson and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Erikson lands a nice uppercut.
Stein lands a left hand.
A short right from Erikson on the inside.
Stein gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Erikson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Stein lands a nice elbow.
Stein throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Erikson s head.
Stein tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Erikson 's elbow.
Erikson dodges an elbow strike from Stein.
Erikson tries to work over Stein's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Erikson misses with a punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Erikson .
A nice right hand lands inside from Stein.
Erikson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Erikson avoids the elbow strike from Stein, against the ropes.
Stein throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Stein digs a right hand underneath Erikson 's ribcage. Erikson let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Stein lands a body punch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Erikson .
Stein blocks an uppercut.
Stein lands an elbow inside that Erikson shrugs off.
Stein misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A right handed body shot lands from Stein.
Stein displaying some good clinch control by pressing Erikson up against the ropes.
A short left from Stein.
Stein makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Erikson misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short right from Stein.
Stein pushes Erikson back against the ropes and unloads with a body punch.
Good body shot from Stein.
Stein lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Stein lands an elbow inside.
Stein lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Stein creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Erikson 's defenses.
Stein tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Stein lands an elbow that stopped Erikson in his tracks for a moment.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Stein lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Stein scores with a shoulder strike.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Stein.
Erikson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Stein lands an elbow inside.

Erikson is rocked!
Stein lands a damaging elbow.
Erikson is still on wobbly legs! Can Stein finish him?

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:11 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Frank Stein!
A relieved looking Frank Stein thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
In defeat, Leif Erikson stepped up to the mic, saying 'I will now rape and pillage!'.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
75%

 

Undercard bout


Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Tarn Erdesktrok (ranked 942 p4p, 116 weight class) and Kazushi Aoki (ranked 2764 p4p, 319 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

197 cm
23
272 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
195 cm
22
270 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

Reaper Combatwear

Dauntless



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Tarn Erdesktrok!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kazushi Aoki!
The judges for this bout are Tatsuya Matsuyama, Shigeki Sano and Taro Takaoka.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Erdesktrok throws a nice inside leg kick.
Aoki looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Aoki misses with an uppercut. Erdesktrok saw that one coming.
Aoki takes a jab right on the kisser.
Erdesktrok moves out of range as Aoki strikes.
Erdesktrok lands a lovely overhand right.
Erdesktrok throws a body shot but no joy.
Aoki changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Aoki connects with a crisp jab.
Erdesktrok throws a body shot but no joy.
Aoki misses with a looping right.
Erdesktrok uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Aoki has time to react.
Erdesktrok moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
The fighters circling - Aoki throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A slow jab from Erdesktrok misses its intended target.
Aoki drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Erdesktrok defends it well.
Erdesktrok takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Aoki throws a hook but Erdesktrok avoids it easily.
Erdesktrok misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Aoki.
Erdesktrok throws a leg kick

and Aoki counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.

The fighters are working up against the ropes. Erdesktrok manages to wriggle his way back to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched against the ropes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Erdesktrok misses with a hook from the clinch.
Aoki tries for a takedown. No joy.
Erdesktrok stops a takedown attempt from Aoki.
Erdesktrok working some nice short punches in the clinch.

Aoki has hold of one of Erdesktrok's legs. Erdesktrok is fighting the takedown attempt but Aoki gets the trip and lands the takedown into guard.
Aoki is looking to work some ground and pound but Erdesktrok has wrist control.
Aoki is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Aoki wants to control from the top but Erdesktrok keeps moving.
Aoki is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Erdesktrok wants to sweep here but Aoki controlling him for the moment.
Aoki trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Erdesktrok manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!

Erdesktrok controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Erdesktrok passes Aoki's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Erdesktrok performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Aoki trying to control here.

Aoki actively working from the bottom here.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Aoki wants to improve his position but Erdesktrok is controlling well.
Well, if Erdesktrok is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aoki is not content to let Erdesktrok control the position.
Aoki wants to get back to full guard.
Aoki has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Erdesktrok is working away from the top position though.
Aoki wants to get back to full guard.
Aoki is not content to let Erdesktrok control the position.
Erdesktrok with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Erdesktrok is keen to just control but Aoki is a slippery customer.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Aoki takes a jab right on the kisser.

That's four 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.
Erdesktrok lands a nice shot that snaps Aoki's head back.
Aoki on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Erdesktrok throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Aoki sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Aoki takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Aoki throws a big shot that misses.
It looks like Erdesktrok has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Nice uppercut there from Erdesktrok.
Erdesktrok loads up on a big right hand but Aoki slips the punch.
Aoki misses with an uppercut. Erdesktrok saw that one coming.
Erdesktrok scores with a jab. Aoki acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

Aoki is rocked!
Aoki is wiping some vaseline out of his eye. Erdesktrok doesn't give a rats ass about fair play and cracks him with a massive hook to the side of the head! Aoki crumples to the floor out cold! The cornerman is going to be in Aoki's bad books for that mishap!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:43 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Tarn Erdesktrok!
A less than humble Tarn Erdesktrok misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
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Undercard bout


Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Ao Ki (ranked 1242 p4p, 129 weight class) and Khabib Nurmagomedov (ranked 3190 p4p, 307 weight class). Khabib Nurmagomedov acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the ring.

181 cm
25
157 lbs
14 - 7 - 0
177 cm
24
156 lbs
10 - 4 - 1
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Powerful

RAGS of a RONIN

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Ao Ki!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Khabib Nurmagomedov!
The judges for this bout are Yuuki Gou, Yasuomi Hirokawa and Tatsuya Matsuyama.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A head kick by Ki misses

and Nurmagomedov counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Ki keeping moving, preventing Nurmagomedov from controlling successfully.

Ki throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Nurmagomedov is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Nurmagomedov controls from within his opponent's guard.

Ki looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Nurmagomedov passes into side control.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nurmagomedov is chipping away with strikes.
Nurmagomedov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nurmagomedov is looking to take a break and control but Ki is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ki tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Ki is looking to slip a leg under and get half guard but Nurmagomedov is one step ahead and moves to full mount!
Ki's coaches at Hard Knocks Training have been working on his defensive grappling in preparation for this fight so let's see if he can get out of this tricky position.
Ki wants to control but Nurmagomedov is having none of it.
Ki is looking to improve his position but Nurmagomedov isn't that keen on the idea.
Nurmagomedov working away from the top, dropping strikes.
Ki is working to get back to half guard.
Ki sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nurmagomedov looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Ki with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Nurmagomedov working Ki over with strikes.
Nurmagomedov winds up and cracks Ki with a swinging punch to the side of the head.

Ki looking for submissions off his back.
Ki tries to roll over but Nurmagomedov keeps him under control.
Nurmagomedov is nestled in close to Ki, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.

Ki is rocked!
Nurmagomedov lands with a punch from half guard.
Oh Ki is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Nurmagomedov drops an elbow to the side of Ki's head.
Ki seems to have got his legs back now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Nurmagomedov is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Ki doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Nurmagomedov.
Ki is trying to get back to full guard.
Nurmagomedov content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Nurmagomedov lands with a punch from half guard.
My spies in Pride inform me that Nurmagomedov has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Nurmagomedov scoring with strikes to the body and head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Ki regains full guard. Nicely done.

Ki working for a triangle but Nurmagomedov defends it easily.
Ki keeping moving, preventing Nurmagomedov from controlling successfully.
Nurmagomedov distracts Ki with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.

Nurmagomedov stands over his opponent and dives in with a flying punch! Ki throws up his legs and catches Nurmagomedov in a triangle! Oh this looks tight! Nurmagomedov tries to escape but he's forced to tap! Wow, fantastic work there by Ki! That came out of nowhere!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Ao Ki!
Ao Ki took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, RAGS of a RONIN for their support in the buildup to the fight.
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Undercard bout


Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Khalid Mamedov (ranked 195 p4p, 33 weight class) and Buzz Meeks (ranked 701 p4p, 98 weight class). Mamedov's entrance music is Shamhan Daldaev - Eto Kavkaz. A fine choice. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

183 cm
24
192 lbs
10 - 3 - 0
185 cm
24
190 lbs
5 - 3 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

Pit Bull Development
RAGS of a RONIN

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Khalid Mamedov!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Buzz Meeks!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Fujiwara, Hirohito Nitta and Yasuomi Hirokawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mamedov ducks under a wild hook from Meeks.
Mamedov throws a jab but it's blocked by Meeks.
Mamedov throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
letting Meeks counter with a right hand.
Meeks moves away from the strike by Mamedov.
Meeks swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Mamedov works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Mamedov takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

Mamedov shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Meeks napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Mamedov wants to control but Meeks is keeping him busy.
Mamedov 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.
Meeks is trying to get back to his feet.
Mamedov creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Meeks sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Mamedov postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Meeks is not content to let Mamedov control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mamedov throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Mamedov wants to control but Meeks is keeping him busy.
Mamedov is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Meeks is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Meeks struggling a bit here.
Meeks being controlled for a moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Mamedov with the ground and pound but Meeks regains half guard under the barage of strikes.
Mamedov sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Meeks tries to roll over but Mamedov keeps him under control.
Mamedov throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Mamedov is trying to control the action in half guard but Meeks is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Mamedov not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Meeks is looking for a sweep. Mamedov is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mamedov wants to lay and pray for a moment but Meeks keeps working.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Mamedov tries to pass the half guard into mount. Meeks knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Mamedov controlling the action here.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Mamedov cracks a nice hook into Meeks's ribs.
Meeks misses with a leg kick
and Mamedov counters with a straight right hand.
Mamedov feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Meekss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Buzz Meeks is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Meeks avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Jab from Mamedov.
Meeks slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

Mamedov closes the distance and clinches.
Mamedov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Meeks throws a head punch that misses.
Mamedov misses with the head strike.
Mamedov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mamedov swings wildly with an uppercut but Meeks uses good head movement to avoid it.
Meeks tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Mamedov scores with an uppercut up the middle.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Meeks tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mamedov's elbow.
A left hand lands to the body for Meeks.
A head punch on the inside from Mamedov fails to land.
Mamedov lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Meeks backwards.
Mamedov's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Mamedov blocks a body shot from Meeks.
Still in the clinch, Mamedov scores with a nice short uppercut.

Meeks breaks from the clinch.
Meeks misses with an uppercut. Mamedov saw that one coming.
Meeks moves out of range of the strikes.
A big right from Meeks misses.
Mamedov throwing a counter right hand but Meeks manages to avoid it.
Mamedov tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in to close the distance. Meeks manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Meeks looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Khalid Mamedov dominated that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!



Mamedov clinches up against the ropes.
Mamedov throws a punch but it's blocked by Meeks.
Meeks fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Mamedov tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Meeks smiles and moves away.
Mamedov tries to close the distance and clinch but Meeks swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Meeks ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Mamedov moves away.
Mamedov is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Meeks can do to turn this around?

Mamedov closes the distance and pushes Meeks back into the ropes.
A head punch on the inside from Mamedov fails to land.
Mamedov lands with a short head shot on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Mamedov.
Mamedov blocking some punches.
A nice left hand lands by Mamedov.
Meeks tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Meeks lands a nice uppercut.
Meeks swings wildly with an uppercut but Mamedov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Meeks working aggressively here.
Meeks struggles to land a body shot inside as Mamedov controls his hands.
Mamedov lands with a short head shot on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Meeks lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the ropes.
Mamedov fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Meeks doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Meeks can't find room to land a body shot as Mamedov controls the action.
Meeks tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Meeks's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Meeks misses with a punch on the inside.
Mamedov fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Meeks is working Mamedov over against the ropes.
Meeks blocks an uppercut.
A short left from Meeks.
Mamedov working aggressively here.
Meeks misses with a body punch.

Meeks breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Meeks throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Mamedov sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Mamedov tries to close the distance and clinch up but Meeks swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Good leg kick by Meeks there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Mamedov scores with a jab to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mamedov moves to clinch but Meeks breaks away
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Mamedov is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Mamedov throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Meeks counters with a nice kick to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Meeks thuds his right hand into Mamedov's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Mamedov punishes Meeks's body with a nice straight punch.
A good leg kick by Meeks.
Meeks misses with a hook.
Meeks looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Mamedov jabs Meeks right on the nose. Meeks blinks but takes it well.
A lazy left from Meeks finds it's target.
Mamedov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Meeks.
Mamedov drops down looking for a counter takedown but Meeks sprawls and moves away.
Mamedov avoids the body shot from Meeks.
Buzz Meeks seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Mamedov misses with a wild body shot.
Meeks misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mamedov.
Mamedov appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Meeks lands a nice hook to Mamedov's body. Mamedov takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mamedov cracks Meeks with a right hand to the side of the head.
Mamedov misses with an uppercut. Meeks saw that one coming.
Meeks throws the left hand but Mamedov avoids the punch easily.
Mamedov tries to clinch but Meeks moves out of range.
Meeks showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Mamedov.
A telegraphed right hand from Mamedov misses the target.
Meeks throws a looping overhand right but Mamedov ducks down to avoid it.
Meeks uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Donk. Mamedov catches Meeks right on the button with a cross.
Meeks chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Mamedov lands a jab.
Meeks dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Mamedov. That did some damage!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mamedov dips to his left and cracks Meeks with an uppercut!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
The crowd cheers as Meeks lands an impressive looking overhand right. Mamedov doesn't seem phased though.
Mamedov tries to close the distance and clinch up against the ropes but Meeks paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Meeks throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Meeks throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
The fight stays on the outside here - Mamedov looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Mamedov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Meeks.
Mamedov lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Jab from Mamedov.
Mamedov misses with a straight right.
Meeks jabs Mamedov right on the nose. Mamedov blinks but takes it well.
Meeks with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Meeks falls off balance throwing a combination

and Mamedov decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Meeks's guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Buzz Meeks will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Mamedov's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Meeks misses with an uppercut.
Mamedov has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Meeks.
Meeks throws a leg kick that is checked

and Mamedov counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Mamedov missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Meeks is trying to get back to full guard.

Mamedov looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Mamedov drops an elbow to the side of Meeks's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mamedov is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Mamedov not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Meeks blocking the ground and pound attempt from Mamedov.
Mamedov working Meeks over with strikes.
Meeks wants to get back to full guard.
Mamedov is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Meeks avoids a series of strikes thrown by Mamedov.
Mamedov avoids the attempt from Meeks to control.
Mamedov lands a big elbow.
Meeks gets back to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mamedov not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Mamedov looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Meeks with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.

Mamedov is working for a kimura but Meeks is defending it quite comfortably.
Mamedov looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Meeks with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Meeks is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Mamedov's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Mamedov's back!
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!
Mamedov is defending well here and trying to improve his position.
Mamedov 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.
Meeks doesn't have the hooks in and Mamedov manages to turn into his guard.
Mamedov wants to control from the top but Meeks keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mamedov postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Mamedov throws a big right hand that misses.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Mamedov accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Mamedov trying to control the position from guard on top but Meeks is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Mamedov looking to pass the guard.
Mamedov trying to control the position from guard on top but Meeks is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

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.
Meeks trying to control the position.
Mamedov with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Mamedov is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Mamedov trying to control the position from guard on top but Meeks is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Mamedov landing with the ground and pound.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mamedov lands a couple of digs.
Mamedov trying to control but Meeks is working from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Khalid Mamedov clearly takes that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Meeks.
Mamedov cracks Meeks with a right hand to the side of the head.
Mamedov misses the jab.
Meeks steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Mamedov.
Meeks throws a looping overhand right but Mamedov ducks down to avoid it.
Meeks paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Mamedov shoots in for a takedown but Meeks shows good takedown defense.
Mamedov misses with a straight right.
Meeks lands a right hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mamedov waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Meeks.
Meeks throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Meeks throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Meeks throws a hook but Mamedov avoids it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mamedov avoids the body shot from Meeks.
An attempted straight right counter from Mamedov misses the target.
Mamedov comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Meeks doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Meeks ducks under a wild hook from Mamedov.
A nice side step and Meeks releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Meeks moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Meeks swings widly with a right hand
and Mamedov cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Mamedov scores with a jab to the head.
Mamedov waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Meeks.
Mamedov tries to close the distance and clinch up but Meeks swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Mamedov tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Meeks swivels and escapes.
Mamedov shoots in for a takedown but Meeks shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Khalid Mamedov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Mamedov tests Meeks's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Mamedov defending well as Meeks loads up on a big left hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Mamedov moves out of range of the body kick from Meeks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Meeks is looking to score with low kicks.
Mamedov avoids the body shot from Meeks.
Mamedov throws a jab when Meeks was well out of range.
Mamedov bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Meeks is looking to score with low kicks.
Meeks uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Mamedov.
Meeks moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Meeks takes one on the button.
Meeks throws a head kick but Mamedov moves out of range.
Meeks walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Mamedov checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Mamedov lands the left hand.
Meeks uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Mamedov.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Meeks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Meeks cracks the inside of Mamedov's front leg.
Mamedov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Mamedov slips a jab from Meeks.
Meeks just misses with a punch to the body.
Mamedov throws a big counter combination but Meeks scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Meeks throws a shot from downtown. Mamedov moves away and avoids it.
A big left from Meeks misses.
Mamedov throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Meeks counters with an inside leg kick.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Mamedov, as that shot connected.
Mamedov scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Meeks takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Meeks attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Mamedov lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Mamedov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Meeks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mamedov lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Mamedov.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Meeks closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Mamedov blocks a leg kick.
It looked like Mamedov wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Meeks takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
An inside leg kick from Meeks misses.
Meeks tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Meeks on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
A chopping leg kick lands by Meeks.
Meeks wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Sloppy strikes from Meeks. Those never looked like landing.
An attempted straight right counter from Mamedov misses the target.
Meeks is pinned up against the ropes taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Meeks has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Meeks throws out a loose jab but Mamedov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mamedov tries to clinch but Meeks moves out of range.
Mamedov slips a jab from Meeks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Khalid Mamedov will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Meeks throws a series of punches but Mamedov moves out of range.
Meeks misses with a low kick.
Meeks throws a low kick, looking for Mamedov's leg but Mamedov calmly moves out of range.
Mamedov on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Meeks. Meeks obviously looking to wear him down.
Nice defenses there by Mamedov.
Mamedov appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Mamedov avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Mamedov tries to clinch but Meeks moves out of range.
Mamedov is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Meeks gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Mamedov checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Mamedov lands the left hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Meeks walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Mamedov checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Mamedov waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Meeks.
Meeks lands a high kick!
Mamedov blocks the body kick.
Mamedov feinted with a counter takedown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Meeks missing with a left hand there. Mamedov was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A bone on bone clash there as Mamedov blocks the leg kick.
Mamedov misses the jab.

Mamedov is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Meeks's half guard.
Meeks has hold of Mamedov's hands but Mamedov slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Mamedov misses with a head shot. Meeks uses the momentum to regain guard.
Mamedov lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Mamedov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Mamedov chips away with some ground and pound.
Buzz Meeks has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mamedov trying to control the position from guard on top but Meeks is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Mamedov's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Mamedov loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Mamedov throws a big right hand that misses.
Meeks is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Mamedov trying to control the position from guard on top but Meeks is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Meeks avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Mamedov in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Meeks preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mamedov throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Mamedov is looking to work some ground and pound but Meeks has wrist control.
Meeks keeping moving, preventing Mamedov from controlling successfully.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Mamedov lands a jab-cross combination.
Meeks feints and then cracks Mamedov's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Mamedov down.
Mamedov on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Meeks. Meeks obviously looking to wear him down.
Meeks has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Mamedov finds it's way round the side to connect with Meeks's head.
Crunch! Meeks slams his shin into Mamedov's torso.
Mamedov bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Meeks's head.
Khalid Mamedov is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Mamedov!
Meeks scores with a hook.
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!
Meeks misses with a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Mamedov has Meeks up against the ropes in a clinch.
Mamedov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Meeks tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mamedov lands with a right to the head.
Mamedov lands a left hand.

Meeks is rocked!
Meeks has a couple of punches blocked by Mamedov.
Khalid Mamedov has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Meeks lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Mamedov backwards.
Meeks blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short right from Meeks.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mamedov.
Meeks misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mamedov scores with a shoulder strike.
A nice right hand lands inside from Mamedov.
Meeks is still on wobbly legs! Can Mamedov finish him?
Meeks working hard to break the clinch.
Meeks misses with a body punch.
Mamedov swings wildly with an uppercut but Meeks uses good head movement to avoid it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Khalid Mamedov showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Mamedov 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight for Khalid Mamedov!
Judge Hirohito Nitta scores the fight for Khalid Mamedov!
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight for Khalid Mamedov!

Khalid Mamedov wins by unanimous decision!

Khalid Mamedov retains his middleweight title!
Our winner, Khalid Mamedov, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Undercard bout


Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ghazi Okah (ranked 202 p4p, 21 weight class) and Iosefa Umaga (ranked 363 p4p, 39 weight class). Okah comes to the ring accompanied by Rock Stone. Umaga has chosen Ky-Mani Marley - Warriors as his entrance music. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

195 cm
24
212 lbs
9 - 3 - 1
191 cm
24
244 lbs
9 - 1 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ghazi Okah!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Iosefa Umaga!
The judges for this bout are Yasuomi Hirokawa, Yuuki Gou and Ren Mimura.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Okah ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Umaga moves away.
Umaga throws out a counter right but Okah avoids it with no problem.
Umaga throws a half hearted mid kick.
Okah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
A jab from Okah misses.
Umaga ducks under a wild hook from Okah.
Okah walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Umaga checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Umaga swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Umaga blocks a leg kick.
Umaga misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Okah.
A chopping leg kick lands by Okah.
Okah uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Umaga.
Umaga throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Okah tries to work over Umaga's front leg with a kick but Umaga checks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Okah swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Umaga throws a low kick but it's checked well by Okah.
Okah takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Okah takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Okah has been working on his boxing with his coaches at The Wild Beasts Zoo in the buildup to the fight.
Umaga misses with a body shot.
A little feinted left hand from Okah on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Okah throws a hook but Umaga avoids it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah just misses with a punch to the body.
Okah misses with a hook
and Umaga counters with an inside leg kick.
Okah scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
A shot to the body from Umaga misses
letting Okah counter with a right hand.
Umaga wants to slow Okah down by chopping away at his legs.
Good work by Umaga as he checks the leg kick.
Umaga throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Okah was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
The fighters circling - Umaga throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Okah looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Okah misses with a low kick.
Umaga uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Okah.
Umaga with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Okah keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A low kick from Okah is predictable there
and Umaga cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Umaga uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Okah.
Umaga takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
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!
Okah changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Umaga circles away from the clinch attempt.
Umaga takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Okah throws a leg kick that is checked
and Umaga counters with a good low kick that Okah was not able to check.
Umaga throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Umaga throws a body shot but no joy.
Okah throws a wild body kick that Umaga sees coming a mile off.
Okah staying out of range there.
Umaga fakes the leg kick and cracks Okah in the body.
Umaga lands a body shot.
Umaga throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Umaga moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Okah throws a leg kick but Umaga sees it coming and moves out of range.
A slapping leg kick lands for Okah.
Umaga looks to land a right hand but Okah moved out of range.
Okah dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Okah throws an overhand right that lands on Umaga's shoulder, as Umaga tries to avoid the shot.
Umaga lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Umaga avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Okah throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Umaga defending well as Okah loads up on a big left hand.
Umaga goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Okah throws a sloppy head kick
and Umaga counters with a nice uppercut.
A telegraphed right hand from Umaga misses the target.
Umaga throws a leg kick but Okah moved away.
Umaga chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Umaga misses with a hook.
Umaga on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Umaga takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Okah keeps Umaga at a distance using the push kick.
No joy there for Okah, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Umaga dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Okah throws a body shot but no joy.
Okah tries to land a leg kick but Umaga saw it coming and moves away.
Okah tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Okah pivots, looking for a leg kick but Umaga is out of range and Okah settles back down.
Okah misses with a leg kick
and Umaga counters with a straight right hand.
Umaga checks a low kick from Okah.
Okah connects with a jab.
Okah scores with a jab.
Umaga throws a body kick that misses.
Okah is looking to counter punch.
Okah throws a push kick but Umaga slaps the foot to one side.
Okah looks to score with a jab to the body but Umaga is just out of range.
Okah takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Okah misses with a leg kick.
Okah lets loose with a powerful body kick. Umaga will feel that in the morning.
Okah misses with a jab to the body
and Umaga counters with a straight right hand.
Okah stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Umaga.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Iosefa Umaga will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Okah throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Umaga is looking to slow Okah down with leg kicks.
Umaga swings for the body but Okah moves out of range.
Okah misses with an uppercut.
Umaga moves forwards but Okah connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Umaga keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Okah.
Umaga moves out of range of the body kick from Okah.
Umaga wants to slow Okah down by chopping away at his legs.
Good exchange - Okah coming out on top.
A slapping leg kick lands for Umaga.
Umaga throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Okah counters with a lovely shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Okah throws a nice inside leg kick.
The fighters circling - Okah throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Okah takes one to the chin there.
Okah looks to throw the jab but Umaga is out of range.
Umaga throws out a counter right but Okah avoids it with no problem.
Okah fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Umaga manages to avoid it.
Umaga looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Ghazi Okah is winning the standup battle so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah looks for the body kick but Umaga saw that one coming.
A big left from Umaga misses.
Umaga lunges at Okah with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Okah's hand.
Okah lands a body shot.
Okah works Umaga's body with a nice hook.
Umaga looks to score with a jab to the body but Okah is just out of range.
Okah pivots, looking for a leg kick but Umaga is out of range and Okah settles back down.
Umaga looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Okah just misses with a punch to the body.
Okah uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Umaga.
Okah tries to clinch there but Umaga circles away.
Okah scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Umaga doesn't seem bothered though.
Okah scores with a nice right hand.
A head kick misses from Okah.
A jab from Okah misses.
Okah backing away here, and Umaga unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Umaga scores with a kick to the midsection.
Okah has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
A swing and a miss from Umaga.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Okah looks to score with a jab to the body but Umaga is just out of range.
Umaga throws out a counter right but Okah avoids it with no problem.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Umaga on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Okah is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Okah keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Okah throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Okah throws a nice inside leg kick.
Umaga lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Okah misses with an uppercut
and Umaga counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Okah goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Umaga uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Okah.
Umaga flicks out a counter leg kick but Okah steps away.
Umaga cracks Okah with an open hand slap.
Okah throws a low kick but Umaga avoids it.
A little jabbing left from Umaga on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Umaga looks to score with a jab to the body but Okah is just out of range.
Umaga throws a quick inside leg kick.
Okah throws a body kick that misses.
A bone on bone clash there as Okah blocks the leg kick.
Okah 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.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Umaga is looking to chop away at Okah's legs.
Umaga uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Okah.
Okah misses with a low kick.
Umaga moves out of range as Okah throws a body kick.
Umaga now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Okah throws a push kick but Umaga slaps the foot to one side.
Okah misses with a lunging right hand
and Umaga counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Okah takes a swing at Umaga's ribcage but misses.
Umaga connects with a good right hand that stumbles Okah. Okah circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
The fighters circling - Umaga throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Okah throws a shot from downtown. Umaga moves away and avoids it.
Okah takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Okah misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Okah sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Umaga avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Okah displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Umaga throws out the jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Umaga throws a body shot but no joy.
Okah misses the jab.
Okah keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Okah keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Umaga throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
A punch lands to the side of Umaga 's head but he takes it in his stride.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A good leg kick by Umaga.
Umaga avoids a kick to the body.
Umaga takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Okah tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Okah 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.
Umaga throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Umaga lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Okah bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Okah lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
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 Ghazi Okah will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Okah with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Umaga throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Umaga pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Umaga keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Okah.
Umaga throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Okah checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Okah steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Umaga. That one must have hurt.
Umaga moves out of range of the leg kick from Okah.
Okah pivots, looking for a leg kick but Umaga is out of range and Okah settles back down.
Umaga scores with a kick to the body.
Umaga misses with an uppercut
and Okah counters with a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A low kick from Okah is predictable there
and Umaga counters with a nice low kick that buckles Okah's knee momentarily.
Umaga swings away with a body shot that misses
and Okah counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Okah displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Umaga throws out the jab.
Umaga throws a leg kick
and Okah counters with a straight right hand.
A slapping leg kick lands for Umaga.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Umaga pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Umaga misses with a wild body shot.
A shot to the body from Okah misses
and Umaga makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Umaga lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Umaga scores with a punch to the head.
Okah walks into a straight right hand from Umaga.
Umaga wants to slow Okah down by chopping away at his legs.
Okah throws the kick towards the body but Umaga avoids it.
Good shot there by Okah.
Umaga takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Umaga connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Okah looks to score with a jab to the body but Umaga is just out of range.
Umaga scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Umaga drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Okah throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Okah will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Okah misses with a hook
letting Umaga counter with a right hand.
Umaga lands a jab.
Umaga misses with a straight left.
Okah lands a nice shot that snaps Umaga's head back.
Umaga throws a low kick but Okah moves out of range easily.
Umaga throws a wild body kick that Okah sees coming a mile off.
Okah misses with a double jab
and Umaga counters with a stiff right hand.
Okah moves out of range of the leg kick from Umaga.
Okah throws a jab but it's blocked by Umaga.
Umaga jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Umaga pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Umaga bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Okah's head.
Umaga jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Okah throws an overhand right that lands on Umaga's shoulder, as Umaga tries to avoid the shot.
Umaga throws a shot from downtown. Okah moves away and avoids it.
Umaga throws the kick towards the body but Okah avoids it.
Umaga scores with a body shot.
Umaga throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Okah closes the distance looking to clinch
and Umaga counters with a good, hard body kick but Okah shrugs it off.
Okah throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Umaga misses with a body kick.
Okah 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.
Okah throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Umaga on the side of the head.
Umaga misses with a low kick.
Okah is looking to counter with a body kick.
A bone on bone clash there as Umaga blocks the leg kick.
Umaga throws out a counter right but Okah avoids it with no problem.
Okah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Umaga was well out of range. Poor timing from Okah.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Umaga! But no joy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Okah misses.
Umaga attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Umaga.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Umaga, right into the meat.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Okah checks a leg kick.
Okah dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Umaga. That did some damage!
Okah misses with a body shot.
Umaga shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
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 Okah. Umaga does a little dance to reset his feet.
Umaga throws out a counter right but Okah avoids it with no problem.
Umaga throws a lazy right hand but Okah sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Okah lands with a hook. Umaga tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Umaga misses with a body kick.
Okah misses with a low kick.
A nice side step and Umaga releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Umaga misses with a kick to the body.
It looked like Okah wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Umaga throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Iosefa Umaga really dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Okah tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Umaga was well out of range. Poor timing from Okah.
Okah throws a sloppy body shot
and Umaga counters with a leg kick.
Okah throws a predictable looking body shot
and Umaga counters with a nice low kick that buckles Okah's knee momentarily.
Umaga tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Good exchange - Umaga coming out on top.
Okah slips under a jab.
Okah takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Umaga dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Okah ducks under a wild hook from Umaga.
Umaga lets loose with a powerful body kick. Okah will feel that in the morning.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Umaga throws a lazy uppercut
and Okah counters with a stiff right hand.
Umaga attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Umaga throws a front kick aimed at Okah's knee but Okah avoids it well.
Umaga takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Umaga pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah ducks under a wild hook from Umaga.
Okah throws a jab when Umaga was well out of range.
Okah will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Umaga misses with a low kick.
Okah looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Umaga fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Okah has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Okah throws a low kick but Umaga moves out of range easily.
Umaga throws a leg kick but Okah checks it.
Okah was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Umaga avoids the body shot from Okah.
Okah takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Okah blocks a jab.
Umaga throws a quick inside leg kick.
Umaga on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Okah avoids a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Okah scores with a nice right hand.
Umaga throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Okah connects with a right hand. Umaga shakes it off.
Umaga uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Okah has time to react.
Okah scores with the left hand. Umaga knows he should have avoided that one.
Umaga tests Okah's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Umaga misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Okah.
Okah looks to score with a jab to the body but Umaga is just out of range.
Okah tries a low kick but Umaga avoids it.
Umaga lands with an overhand left.
Okah throws a head kick but Umaga moves out of range.
Umaga throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Okah cracks Umaga with a good jab.
Okah getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Okah steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Umaga.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Okah takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Umaga misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Umaga crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Okah - the referee stops the clock and Umaga gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Okah. Umaga manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Okah chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Umaga can pounce on him.
Okah steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Umaga.
Umaga keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Okah.
Umaga getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Umaga throws a poor cross that misses
and Okah counters with a stiff right hand.
Okah takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Umaga throws a leg kick that is checked
and Okah counters with a nice uppercut.
Umaga circles away from the clinch attempt
and Umaga finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Umaga avoids a kick to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Okah cracks Umaga with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
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!
Okah slips under a jab from Umaga.
Umaga swings for the body but Okah moves out of range.
Umaga throws an overhand right that lands on Okah's shoulder, as Okah tries to avoid the shot.
Umaga fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Okah manages to avoid it.
Okah takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Good shot there by Okah.
Umaga misses with a straight right.
Umaga throws out a leg kick but Okah moves out of range and Umaga only half commits.
Okah is looking to counter with a body kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Okah.
Okah lands with a thumping leg kick.
Umaga waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Okah.
Umaga cracks a nice hook into Okah's ribs.
Umaga throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Iosefa Umaga dominated that fourth round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Okah waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Umaga.
A big left from Umaga misses.
Umaga blocks the body kick.
Okah misses with a wild combination.
Okah looks to land a body kick but Umaga moved away.
Umaga has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Umaga looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Okah takes a kick to the side of the head.
Okah is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Umaga.
Umaga throws a looping overhand right but Okah ducks down to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Umaga gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Okah throws a low kick but it's checked well by Umaga.
Okah bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Umaga clobbers Okah with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Okah throws a hook but Umaga blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okah lands with an uppercut that bounces Umaga off the ropes and back into range.
Umaga bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Okah's head.
Okah throws a low kick but Umaga moves out of range easily.
Umaga takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Okah checks the leg kick nicely there.
Okah throws a leg kick but Umaga moved away.
Okah misses the shot to the body.
Umaga misses with an uppercut.
Okah misses with a low kick.
Umaga takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Umaga moves out of range of the body kick.
Okah checks a low kick from Umaga.
Okah throws a hook but Umaga blocks it.
Umaga now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Okah lands with an overhand left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Okah throws a lazy right hand but Umaga sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Okah checks the leg kick nicely there.
Okah throws a body punch but Umaga moves out of range.
Umaga lands with a good body shot.
Umaga has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Okah.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Umaga catches Okah with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Okah throws a jab but it's blocked by Umaga.
Umaga looks to land a body kick but Okah moved away.
Umaga's jab looks to have found its range, popping Okah under the eye.
Umaga throws a low kick but Okah avoids it.
Okah cracks Umaga with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Nice body punch from Umaga.
Umaga connects with a body shot that sends Okah's belly button to the back.
Ghazi Okah has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A telegraphed right hand from Umaga misses the target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Okah throws the kick towards the body but Umaga avoids it.
Okah looks to throw a body kick
and Umaga counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Okah stuns Umaga with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Umaga takes one on the button.
Okah misses with a low kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Umaga checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Umaga uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Okah.
Umaga feints and then cracks Okah's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Okah down.
Umaga pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Umaga throws a push kick but Okah slaps the foot to one side.
Umaga ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Okah takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
An inside leg kick from Umaga misses.
Umaga throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Okah scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Umaga lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Umaga goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Umaga just misses with a punch to the body.
Umaga connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Okah's hands.
Okah throws a lazy uppercut
and Umaga cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Umaga dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Okah. That did some damage!
Okah misses with a body kick.
Okah walks into a left hand.
Okah goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Nice shot lands for Okah.
Umaga scores with a leg kick.
Umaga throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Okah counters with a good low kick that Umaga was not able to check.
Umaga lands a nice looking body shot.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Iosefa Umaga.
Well Umaga has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.

Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight for Iosefa Umaga!
Judge Yuuki Gou scores the fight for Iosefa Umaga!
Judge Ren Mimura scores the fight for Iosefa Umaga!

Iosefa Umaga wins by unanimous decision!

Iosefa Umaga is the new heavyweight champion!
A very excited looking Iosefa Umaga made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Undercard bout


Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Nam Ho (ranked 575 p4p, 78 weight class) and Jukka Toskala (ranked 1562 p4p, 208 weight class). Nam Ho has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

194 cm
29
195 lbs
19 - 5 - 0
180 cm
30
189 lbs
15 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

RAGS of a RONIN

Aspire Nutrition



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 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Nam Ho !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Jukka Toskala!
The judges for this bout are Tatsuya Matsuyama, Yasuomi Hirokawa and Shirou Masuda.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Toskala throws an off balance right hand
and Ho counters with a straight right hand.
Ho throws a hook but Toskala avoids it easily.
Toskala missing with a left hand there. Ho was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
We've been told by Ho 's head coaches at Hellfire Antechamber that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Toskala throws a hook but Ho blocks it.
Ho throws a series of strikes that have Toskala backpedaling.
Toskala ducks under a wild hook from Ho .
Toskala misses with a looping right.
Toskala misses with a series of wild punches.
Toskala takes one to the side of the head.
A big right from Toskala misses.
Ho slips under a jab.
Toskala moves to clinch but Ho breaks away
and Toskala takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ho bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Ho takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Ho lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Ho swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Ho swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Toskala counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Toskala lands a lovely overhand right.
Ho takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Toskala rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ho counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Toskala blocks a jab.
Ho throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Toskala throws a right and a left that both miss.
Ho throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Toskala on the side of the head.

Toskala is rocked!
Toskala staying out of range there.
Toskala is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Ho is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Toskala misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ho .
Toskala throws a body punch but Ho moves out of range.
Ho throws a poor cross that misses
and Toskala counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Toskala looks to land a left hand but Ho moved out of range nicely.
Toskala throws a sloppy body shot
and Ho counters with a nice uppercut.
Ho throws out a powerful jab.
Toskala is still on wobbly legs! Can Ho finish him?
Ho pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Toskala seems to have recovered his senses.
Toskala avoids a punch combination nicely.
Ho thuds his right hand into Toskala's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Toskala clobbers Ho with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Toskala is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ho .

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ho misses the jab.
Nice defenses there by Toskala.
Nam Ho seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ho throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Toskala works Ho 's body with a nice hook.
Toskala throws a jab but it's blocked by Ho .
Ho was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Ho throws a series of punches but Toskala moves out of range.
Ho lands a right hook to the body.
Ho throws a nice looking combination but Toskala bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
The fighters circling - Ho throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ho tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Toskala was well out of range. Poor timing from Ho .
Ho misses with a hook.
Toskala lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Ho misses with a two punch combination.
Toskala falls off balance throwing a combination
and Ho counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ho misses with a hook.
Ho is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Toskala throws a hook to the side of Ho 's head but Ho sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Ho throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Toskala counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ho is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ho scores with a nice head shot.
Toskala throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ho sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ho slips a straight right by Toskala.
It looked like Ho wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Toskala misses with a few strikes there.
Toskala bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ho looks to land a right hand but Toskala moved out of range.
Toskala connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
A jab from Toskala misses.
Toskala takes a jab right on the kisser.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nam Ho 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.


Toskala slips a straight right by Ho .
Ho with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Toskala to score with a decent uppercut.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ho darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Ho ducks under a wild hook from Toskala.
Toskala scores with a jab.
Ho misses with a series of wild punches.
Ho misses with a hook

and Toskala counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Toskala.
Ho blocks an uppercut.
Toskala looking to slow down the pace here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ho is trying to stall.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Toskala.
Toskala misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ho misses with the head strike.
Ho avoids the elbow strike from Toskala, against the ropes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Toskala swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ho taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Ho tries to work over Toskala's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A nice left hand lands by Toskala.
Toskala wants to stall.
Toskala struggles to land a body shot inside as Ho controls his hands.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ho .
Toskala lands a right hand.
Ho tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Toskala's elbow.
Ho lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Toskala tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Toskala in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Toskala lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Toskala goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ho misses with some punches.
Toskala swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Toskala tries to throw a body punch but Ho avoids it by throwing Toskala back against the ropes.
Ho lands a shoulder strike.
A head punch on the inside from Ho fails to land.
Ho tries a body shot but Toskala blocks it.
Ho lands a shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Toskala blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Ho struggles to land a body shot inside as Toskala controls his hands.
Ho misses with the head strike.
This has been an exciting period of action!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ho .
With the fighters clinched against the ropes, Ho creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Toskala's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Ho tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Toskala misses with a body punch.
Ho misses with some punches.
A right handed body shot lands from Ho .
Toskala throws a head punch that misses.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Ho lands a right hand.
Ho misses with the head strike.
Toskala misses with a punch on the inside.
Toskala tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ho blocks an uppercut.
Ho misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ho misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ho goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Toskala swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ho misses with a punch on the inside.
Toskala prevents a body shot from Ho .
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ho .
Ho prevents a body shot from Toskala.
A hook to the body from Ho .
Ho is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Nam Ho has scored more points in the clinch so far.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Toskala.
Ho struggles to land a body shot inside as Toskala controls his hands.
Ho is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Toskala can do to turn this around?
Toskala blocks an uppercut.
Toskala working aggressively here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ho .
Toskala lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ho backwards.
Ho fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ho misses with a hook from the clinch.
A left hand lands to the body for Ho .
Ho misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Toskala blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Toskala misses with a punch on the inside.
Ho digs a right hand underneath Toskala's ribcage. Toskala let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Ho scores with a nice hook to the head.
Ho struggles to land a body shot inside as Toskala controls his hands.

Ho breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Toskala avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Toskala throws a shot from downtown. Ho moves away and avoids it.
Ho just misses with a punch to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Toskala, as that shot connected.
Ho with a hook.
Ho misses with a combination
and Toskala cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Nam Ho is winning the standup battle so far.
A right-left combo lands from Ho .
Ho will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nam Ho dominated that second round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the ring so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Ho falls off balance throwing a combination
and Toskala counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ho misses with a double jab.
Toskala cracks Ho with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
A punch combination from Ho misses.
Toskala tries to counter by closing the distance.
A jab from Ho misses.
Toskala throws out a counter right but Ho avoids it with no problem.
Toskala throws a big shot that misses.
Toskala walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Ho throws a series of punches but Toskala avoids them all with ease.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Toskala's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Ho connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Toskala scrambles back to his feet.
Toskala slips under a jab.
Ho throws a hook but Toskala blocks it.
Toskala fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Ho on the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Ho misses the target.
Toskala's jab looks to have found its range, popping Ho under the eye.
The fighters circling - Toskala throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ho scores with a sloppy right hand. Toskala should have avoided that one.
Ho comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Ho looks to throw the jab but Toskala is out of range.
Ho throws a hook to the side of Toskala's head but Toskala sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Toskala throws a hook but Ho blocks it.
Ho bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Toskala's head.
Ho misses with a wild combination.
Toskala punishes Ho 's body with a nice straight punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ho lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Ho defending well as Toskala loads up on a big left hand.
Ho needs to keep his hands up - Toskala had a free shot at his head there.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A left and a right from Ho both land. Nice combination.
Toskala keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ho .
Toskala connects with a body shot that sends Ho 's belly button to the back.
Toskala has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
A jab from Ho does it's job there.
Ho dodges the punch combination from Toskala.
The fight stays on the outside here - Toskala looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Ho throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Toskala to counter with a crisp jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Toskala throws out a loose jab but Ho uses good head movement to avoid it.
Toskala misses with a lunging right hand
and Toskala takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Toskala throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Toskala missing with a left hand there. Ho was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

Ho sends Toskala crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Ho is motioning to the referee to let Toskala up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
Toskala dodges the punch combination from Ho .
Jukka Toskala has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Nam Ho is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Ho connects with a good right hand that stumbles Toskala. Toskala circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sloppy strikes from Ho . Those never looked like landing.
Ho swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Toskala.
Toskala looks to land a combination but Ho avoids it well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Toskala misses.
Ho misses with a hook
and Toskala connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ho throws a hook but Toskala avoids it easily.
Toskala swings widly with a right hand
and Ho counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Toskala moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Toskala throws a poor cross that misses
and Ho counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Toskala swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Ho swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ho stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Ho scores with a hook.
Toskala misses with a double jab.
Toskala gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ho throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Tatsuya Matsuyama scores the fight for Nam Ho !
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight for Nam Ho !
Judge Shirou Masuda scores the fight for Nam Ho !

Nam Ho wins by unanimous decision!

Nam Ho spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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RATING
72%

 

Undercard bout


Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ryu Aokison (ranked 526 p4p, 78 weight class) and Murha Pate (ranked 301 p4p, 45 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

192 cm
23
208 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
182 cm
23
206 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
RAGS of a RONIN

Aspire Clothing
FORCEE



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 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ryu Aokison!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Murha Pate!
The judges for this bout are Hirohito Nitta, Shirou Masuda and Yuuki Gou.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pate throws a low kick but it's checked well by Aokison.
A big right from Aokison misses.
Aokison tries to move into range but Pate moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Aokison takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Aokison uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Pate.
Pate slips a jab from Aokison.
Aokison throws a jab when Pate was well out of range.
Pate lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Aokison swings for the body but Pate moves out of range.
Pate throws a jab when Aokison was well out of range.
Aokison feinted there with a counter leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pate lands a jab to the nose.
Aokison misses with a looping left.
Pate scoring well with a low kick there.
Pate 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.
Aokison uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Pate.
It looked like Aokison wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aokison with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Pate will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Murha Pate seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Aokison swings for the body but Pate moves out of range.
Aokison scores with a hook to the body. Pate takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Pate on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Pate misses the shot to the body.
Aokison lands a body shot.
Pate avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

Aokison shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Pate manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Aokison postures up in Pate's guard and throws a big left but Pate blocks it.
Pate utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aokison looking to pass the guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Aokison trying to control the position from guard on top but Pate is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Aokison postures up in Pate's guard and throws a big left but Pate blocks it.
Aokison looking to pass the guard.
Aokison wants to control from the top but Pate keeps moving.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
Aokison throwing strikes but missing.
Aokison 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.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aokison stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Pate swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Pate trying to keep a closed guard but Aokison is proving a slippery customer.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Aokison slips a jab and a cross from Pate.
Aokison cracks a nice hook into Pate's ribs.
Aokison shoots in but Pate avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Good work by Pate as he checks the leg kick.
Pate connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Aokison tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Pate was well out of range. Poor timing from Aokison.
Pate takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aokison cracks Pate with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the ropes.
Pate throws a front kick aimed at Aokison's knee but Aokison avoids it well.
Aokison lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Aokison throws a low kick but Pate moves out of range easily.
Murha Pate is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Pate slips a straight right by Aokison.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Pate.
The fighters circling - Pate throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Aokison looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Aokison misses with a looping left.
Pate throws a lazy right hand but Aokison sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Pate lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Pate turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Pate lands with a shot to the body.
Aokison misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Pate.
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 Ryu Aokison will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the ring so we can get back down to business.


A big right from Pate misses.
Aokison scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Pate throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Aokison's head.
Aokison throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Pate avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Aokison fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Pate manages to avoid it.
Pate throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Pate scoring well with a low kick there.
Pate throws a leg kick but Aokison sees it coming and moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Aokison misses with a looping left.
Aokison shoots in but Pate avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Aokison shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Pate defends it nicely.
Pate looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pate uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Aokison.
Aokison just misses with a punch to the body.
Pate lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Aokison misses with a hook.
A leg kick checked by Pate.
Aokison throws a jab when Pate was well out of range.
Pate fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Aokison has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Pate misses with a kick to the body.
Pate is looking to chop away at Aokison's legs.
Pate scores with a body shot.
Pate tries a head kick but it misses.
Aokison is looking to counter with a shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pate is looking to slow Aokison down with leg kicks.
Pate throws a sloppy head kick
and Aokison counters with an outside leg kick.
Pate lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Pate lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Pate throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Aokison's head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Aokison throws a push kick but Pate slaps the foot to one side.
Pate takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Aokison stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Pate.
Murha Pate seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A telegraphed right hand from Pate misses the target.
Pate tests Aokison's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Aokison tests Pate's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pate throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Pate connects with an inside leg kick.
Pate misses with a hook. Aokison ducked under it nicely.
Pate pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Aokison lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Pate circles away quickly and effectively.
Pate feints a counter leg kick.
Pate throws a body shot but no joy.
Aokison's jab looks to have found its range, popping Pate under the eye.
Aokison tries a low kick but Pate avoids it.
Aokison checks a low kick from Pate.
Aokison half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Aokison scores with a nice strike.
Aokison bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Aokison attempts a counter takedown but Pate avoids it well and moves away.
Pate ducks under a wild hook from Aokison.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aokison on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Pate. Pate obviously looking to wear him down.
Pate attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Aokison shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Pate makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ryu Aokison. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pate throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Aokison blocks a jab.
Aokison throws a nice outside leg kick.
Aokison throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Pate avoids the body shot from Aokison.
Aokison swings widly with a right hand
and Pate counters with a stiff right hand.
Aokison gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Pate counters with a stiff right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Murha Pate showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Aokison misses with a low kick.
Aokison's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Pate connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Aokison scrambles back to his feet.
A shot to the liver by Aokison. Beautiful body shot.
Pate ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Aokison moves away.
Aokison is looking to counter punch.
Aokison fails in his attempt to clinch.
Aokison throws a low kick but Pate moves out of range easily.
Aokison checks a leg kick.
Pate throws a solid leg kick but Aokison takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Pate.
A slow jab from Pate misses its intended target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A low kick from Aokison misses
and Pate counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Aokison on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Aokison misses with a right hand
and Pate counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Pate motions for Aokison to come forward. Pate throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pate throws a front kick that sends Aokison stumbling back into the ropes.
Pate wants to land a leg kick but Aokison is out of range.
Pate throws a jab but it's blocked by Aokison.
Pate scores with a jab to the body.
Aokison throws a leg kick but Pate sees it coming and moves out of range.
Aokison takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Aokison fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Aokison connects with a looping right hand.
Pate punishes Aokison's body with a nice straight punch.
Pate connects with a single shot there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pate swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Aokison.

It looks like Ryu Aokison has been cut.
Pate scores with a jab to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Pate throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Aokison slips a straight right by Pate.
Aokison throws a right hand that misses
and Aokison takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Pate blocks a jab.
A nice side step and Pate releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Pate walks into a straight right hand from Aokison.
Pate throws a hook to the side of Aokison's head but Aokison sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Pate throws a leg kick which misses Aokison's front leg but catches the back leg as Aokison tries to avoid it.
Pate scores with a punch to the head.
Pate misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
It looked like Aokison was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Pate.
Aokison fails to land the takedown.
Ryu Aokison has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aokison throws out a loose jab but Pate uses good head movement to avoid it.
Pate works Aokison's body with a nice hook.
Aokison shoots in for a takedown but Pate shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ryu Aokison. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Aokison throws a leg kick that misses.
Pate throws out a counter right but Aokison avoids it with no problem.
Pate uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Aokison.
A little jabbing left from Pate on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Pate connects with a looping right hand.
Pate keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Pate scores with the left hand. Aokison knows he should have avoided that one.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pate feints and then cracks Aokison's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Aokison down.
Aokison bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Pate's head backwards.
Aokison ducks under a wild hook from Pate.
Aokison misses with a body shot
and Pate counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Aokison throws a low kick but Pate moves out of range easily.
Aokison looks to land a left hand but Pate moved out of range nicely.
Pate has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Aokison fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Pate lands with a shot to the body.
Pate cracks Aokison with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Pate works Aokison's body with a nice hook.

And that's the end of the fight!
Murha Pate comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Pate 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 Hirohito Nitta scores the fight for Murha Pate!
Judge Shirou Masuda scores the fight for Murha Pate!
Judge Yuuki Gou scores the fight for Murha Pate!

Murha Pate wins by unanimous decision!
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Co-main event


Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Tsoko Chikatchawan (ranked 181 p4p, 24 weight class) and Shane Austin (ranked 866 p4p, 126 weight class). Chikatchawan kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Animal. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

192 cm
24
209 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
189 cm
23
220 lbs
15 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Great elbows
Granite chin

Urban Fighter
Project Mayhem

Fanatic Inc.



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, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Tsoko Chikatchawan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Shane Austin!
The judges for this bout are Taro Takaoka, Shigeki Fujiwara and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Austin throws a hook but Chikatchawan blocks it.
Austin with a nice cross.
Chikatchawan throws a sloppy body shot
and Austin counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Chikatchawan keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Austin throws a hook but Chikatchawan avoids it easily.
Chikatchawan steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Austin.
Chikatchawan throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Austin stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Chikatchawan bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
The fighters circling - Chikatchawan throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Austin scores with a jab.
Chikatchawan takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Austin shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Austin throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Chikatchawan counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tsoko Chikatchawan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Austin throws a hook but Chikatchawan avoids it easily.
Chikatchawan buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Austin walks into a left hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Austin tries to close the distance and clinch up but Chikatchawan swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Chikatchawan fires out a quick counter leg kick but Austin just manages to avoid it.
Austin takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Chikatchawan throws a head kick but Austin moves out of range.
Austin takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Austin displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Chikatchawan throws out the jab.
Chikatchawan connects with a crisp jab.
Austin doesn't manage to clinch there - Chikatchawan circles away.
Chikatchawan swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Chikatchawan tries to land a leg kick but Austin saw it coming and moves away.
Chikatchawan thuds a left hand into Austin's body.

Chikatchawan has closed the distance and engaged Austin in a clinch.
I was talking to Chikatchawan's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Chikatchawan lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

It looks like Shane Austin has been cut.
Chikatchawan has a couple of punches blocked by Austin.
Chikatchawan avoids a wild elbow strike from Austin.
Chikatchawan gets through Austin's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
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!
Austin pushes Chikatchawan back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Austin is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Chikatchawan is keeping busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chikatchawan scores with a shot to the side of Austin's head.

Chikatchawan escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Chikatchawan throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
A jab from Chikatchawan finds it's way through Austin's defenses.
Chikatchawan uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Austin.
Chikatchawan throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Chikatchawan jabs Austin to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Austin missing with a left hand there. Chikatchawan was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Austin tries to close the distance and clinch but Chikatchawan swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Austin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Chikatchawan can pounce on him.
Chikatchawan lands a nice looking body kick.
Chikatchawan just misses with a punch to the body.
Austin takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Austin throws a hook to the side of Chikatchawan's head but Chikatchawan sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chikatchawan misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Austin.
Chikatchawan ducks under a wild hook from Austin.
Austin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Chikatchawan thinks about countering with a head kick.
Austin takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Austin works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Austin takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Chikatchawan misses with a shot to the body
and Austin counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Chikatchawan throws a leg kick but Austin moved away.
Chikatchawan ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Austin moves away.
Austin misses with an uppercut.
Austin keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Chikatchawan.
Austin wants to counter the offense by Chikatchawan and move into the clinch position.
Austin just misses with a punch to the body.
Chikatchawan misses with a body kick.
A left lands for Chikatchawan.
Chikatchawan throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Austin cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
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!
Austin throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Chikatchawan misses with a kick to the body.
Austin tries to clinch but Chikatchawan is having none of it.
As Austin looks to move away, Chikatchawan throws a big counter combo but Austin just gets out of the way.
Chikatchawan tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Austin swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Chikatchawan looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Chikatchawan connects with a single shot there.
A telegraphed right hand from Austin misses the target.
Chikatchawan is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
A slow jab from Austin misses its intended target.
Austin is pinned up against the ropes taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Austin misses with a hook.
Chikatchawan looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

Austin fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Chikatchawan, pushing him back against the ropes.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Chikatchawan.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Austin 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.
Chikatchawan throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Austin's head.
Chikatchawan misses with a body shot.
Chikatchawan works the jab nicely.
Chikatchawan fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Austin manages to avoid it.
Chikatchawan looks for the body kick but Austin saw that one coming.
Chikatchawan throws an overhand right that lands on Austin's shoulder, as Austin tries to avoid the shot.
Austin loads up on a big right hand but Chikatchawan slips the punch.
Chikatchawan explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Chikatchawan tests Austin's chin there with a solid looking shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Austin loads up on a big right hand but Chikatchawan slips the punch.
Chikatchawan scores with a sloppy right hand. Austin should have avoided that one.
Chikatchawan is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Austin can do to turn this around?
Chikatchawan lands a glancing blow to the side of Austin's head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Chikatchawan throws a nice inside leg kick.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Chikatchawan.
Austin might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chikatchawan with a nice cross.
Chikatchawan throws a predictable looking body shot
letting Austin counter with a right hand.

Chikatchawan tries to keep at a distance but Austin has taken the fight into the clinch.
Austin looking to stall.
Good body shot from Austin.
Chikatchawan lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Chikatchawan swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Austin gets through Chikatchawan's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Chikatchawan working aggressively here.
Chikatchawan blocks an elbow strike from Austin.
Austin lands a nice elbow.
Chikatchawan lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Austin blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Austin goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Austin struggles to land a body shot inside as Chikatchawan controls his hands.
Chikatchawan lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Austin misses with a short punch on the inside.
Austin tries to work over Chikatchawan's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Chikatchawan fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Chikatchawan.
Chikatchawan blocks a body shot from Austin.
Chikatchawan tries to throw a body punch but Austin avoids it by throwing Chikatchawan back against the ropes.
Chikatchawan throws a head punch that misses.
Austin working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Chikatchawan lands with a light punch inside.
Chikatchawan lands a right hand.
Chikatchawan misses with a punch to the body.
Chikatchawan lands a right hand.
Austin misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Austin tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Chikatchawan's elbow.
Chikatchawan tries to work over Austin's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Still in the clinch, Chikatchawan scores with a nice short uppercut.

That has opened up Shane Austin's cut even more.
Chikatchawan doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Austin has a couple of punches blocked by Chikatchawan.
Austin lands a right hand that snaps the head of Chikatchawan backwards.
Tsoko Chikatchawan has scored more points in the clinch so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chikatchawan pushes Austin back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Chikatchawan blocking some punches.
Chikatchawan cracks Austin with a nice body shot.
Chikatchawan swings wildly with an uppercut but Austin uses good head movement to avoid it.

Chikatchawan's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Chikatchawan misses the shot to the body.
Austin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Austin takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Austin moves out of range of the body kick from Chikatchawan.
Austin misses with a body shot.
Austin moves out of range of the body kick.
Austin tries to counter by closing the distance.
Austin lands a nice hook to Chikatchawan's body. Chikatchawan takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Austin looks to score with a jab to the body but Chikatchawan is just out of range.
Austin just misses with a punch to the body.
Austin throws a body punch but Chikatchawan moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Chikatchawan connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Austin's hands.
Chikatchawan fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Austin just misses with a punch to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Austin swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Chikatchawan.
Austin tries to clinch but Chikatchawan moves out of range.
Austin throws a body punch but Chikatchawan moves out of range.
Chikatchawan thuds his right hand into Austin's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Chikatchawan with a hook.
Chikatchawan lands with a nice body punch.
Chikatchawan lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Austin at a distance.
Chikatchawan fakes the leg kick and cracks Austin in the body.
Austin is breathing heavily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Chikatchawan moves into range and connects with a jab.
Chikatchawan lands a nice looking kick to the body. Austin takes a step back to recover.
Chikatchawan with a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Tsoko Chikatchawan dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Shane Austin's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Chikatchawan lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Chikatchawan takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
A big right from Austin misses.
Austin misses with a lunging right hand
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Tsoko Chikatchawan is winning the standup battle so far.
Chikatchawan goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Chikatchawan throws a body kick that misses.
Austin throws out a counter right but Chikatchawan avoids it with no problem.
Chikatchawan thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Austin if he has to take too many more of those.
Chikatchawan lands a nice looking kick to the body. Austin takes a step back to recover.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Chikatchawan.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Chikatchawan scores with a jab to the body.
Austin takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Nice jab there from Chikatchawan.
Austin takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Chikatchawan fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Austin has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Austin jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Chikatchawan throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Chikatchawan keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Chikatchawan throws a sloppy head kick and Austin moves out of range easily.
Chikatchawan fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Austin.
Austin throws a lazy right hand but Chikatchawan sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Austin takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

Austin pushes Chikatchawan up against the ropes in a clinch.
Austin misses with the head strike.
Chikatchawan struggles to land a body shot inside as Austin controls his hands.
Chikatchawan blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short uppercut from Austin.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Chikatchawan.
Austin misses with an elbow over the top.
Austin tries to throw a body punch but Chikatchawan avoids it by throwing Austin back against the ropes.
Chikatchawan scores with a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Chikatchawan manages to break the clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Chikatchawan, right into the meat.
Chikatchawan turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Chikatchawan scores with a jab to the body.
Austin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Chikatchawan.
A nice side step and Austin releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Chikatchawan misses with a looping right.
Austin is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Chikatchawan with a body shot.
Chikatchawan scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Chikatchawan avoids the body shot from Austin.
Chikatchawan misses with a body shot.
Chikatchawan connects with a leg kick. Austin looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Chikatchawan darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Chikatchawan cracks Austin with an open hand slap.
Austin avoids a kick to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chikatchawan attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Austin avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Austin takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Shane Austin has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Austin's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
An inside leg kick lands from Chikatchawan.
Nice uppercut there from Austin.
A solid body kick from Chikatchawan.
Chikatchawan uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Austin.
A swing and a miss from Austin.
Austin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Chikatchawan can pounce on him.
Chikatchawan tries a head kick but it misses.
Chikatchawan connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Austin momentarily.

The cut above Shane Austin's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Chikatchawan scores with a sloppy right hand. Austin should have avoided that one.
Austin throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Chikatchawan counters with a solid body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Chikatchawan throws a leg kick which misses Austin's front leg but catches the back leg as Austin tries to avoid it.
Austin takes a swing at Chikatchawan's ribcage but misses.
The crowd cheers as Chikatchawan lands an impressive looking overhand right. Austin doesn't seem phased though.
Austin has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Chikatchawan.
Austin walks into a left hand.
Austin takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Chikatchawan takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Chikatchawan dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Austin. That did some damage!
Austin moves out of range as Chikatchawan throws a body kick.
Chikatchawan avoids the body shot from Austin.
Chikatchawan cracks the inside of Austin's front leg.
Donk. Chikatchawan catches Austin right on the button with a cross.

Shane Austin's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Chikatchawan fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Austin has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tsoko Chikatchawan is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Chikatchawan wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight for Tsoko Chikatchawan!
Judge Shigeki Fujiwara scores the fight for Tsoko Chikatchawan!
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight for Tsoko Chikatchawan!

Tsoko Chikatchawan wins by unanimous decision!

Our winner, Tsoko Chikatchawan, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Main event


Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Ira Wright (ranked 19 p4p, 5 weight class) and Bob Suf (ranked 158 p4p, 27 weight class). Wright comes to the ring accompanied by Get Back. This should be a great matchup!

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175 lbs
15 - 1 - 0
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188 lbs
13 - 4 - 0
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Olympic wrestler
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ira Wright!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Bob Suf!
The judges for this bout are Kenichi Hosakawa, Shirou Masuda and Sosuke Kotani.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Wright tries a head kick but it misses.
Wright lands a jab to the head.
Wright connects with a nice looking jab.
Suf throws a leg kick but Wright checks it.
Suf takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Wright moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Suf blocks a jab.
Despite the aggression on Suf's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Suf throws the kick towards the body but Wright avoids it.
Suf tries to close the distance and clinch but Wright swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Wright walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Suf checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Suf slips under a jab from Wright.
Suf connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Suf 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.
Suf looks to clinch
and Wright counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Suf tries to clinch up.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Suf misses with a looping right.
Suf scores with a punch to the head.
Suf misses with an uppercut
enabling Wright to counter with a crisp jab.
Wright seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Suf swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Wright counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Suf throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wright connects with a single shot there.
Nice body punch from Suf.
Suf tries to clinch but Wright moves away
and Suf takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Bob Suf seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Wright scores with a punch to the head.
A left and a right from Wright both land. Nice combination.
Wright waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Suf.
Wright lands an overhand right.
Suf lands a nice shot to the body.
Suf throws a good cross that connects.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A decent looking body kick lands there for Wright.
Suf scores with a jab to the jaw.
Suf lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Suf misses with a left hand
and Wright counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Wright.
Wright moves out of range as Suf strikes.
Suf misses with the body kick
and Wright counters with a stiff right hand.
Suf misses with a looping left.
Wright swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Suf throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wright dodges the punch combination from Suf.
Wright is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Suf misses with a wild body shot.
It appears Wright was looking to counter with a kick there.
Suf has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Wright finds it's way round the side to connect with Suf's head.
Wright lands with an overhand left.
Wright checks a low kick from Suf.
Wright moves out of range of the strikes.
Wright scores with a nice right hand.
Suf misses with a hook.
Nice defenses there by Wright.
Suf throws a leg kick but Wright sees it coming and moves out of range.
Wright stuns Suf with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Wright digs a good hook to Suf's body.
A low kick from Suf is predictable there
and Wright counters with a straight right hand.
Suf thows a leg kick but Wright checks it
letting Wright counter with a right hand.
Suf finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Wright lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Good shot there by Wright.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wright thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Wright, right into the meat.
Suf thuds a left hand into Wright's body.
Suf takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Wright connects with a leg kick. Suf looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Wright throws a body shot but no joy.
Nice shot by Wright.
Wright misses with a head kick.
Suf appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Wright pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Wright swings for the body but Suf moves out of range.
Suf has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Suf takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Wright lands a body shot.
Suf throws an overhand right that lands on Wright's shoulder, as Wright tries to avoid the shot.
Suf throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Wright lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Suf gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Suf swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Wright half committed to a counter leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Suf throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Wright counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A slow jab from Suf misses its intended target.
Good standup being displayed there by Wright as he connects with a hook.
Suf throws a right hand that misses
letting Wright counter with a right hand.
Suf doesn't manage to clinch there - Wright circles away.
Wright looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Suf tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Suf fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Wright checks it well.
Wright lands with a slapping head kick.
Wright looks for the body kick but Suf saw that one coming.
Suf misses with a looping right.
Wright takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Suf displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Wright throws out the jab.
A nice side step and Suf releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
A head kick misses from Wright.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Suf scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.

It looks like Ira Wright has been cut.
Suf swings widly with a right hand
and Wright makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Suf really felt that one!
Wright lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Wright keeps Suf at a distance using the push kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ira Wright dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Ira Wright's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Suf misses with a looping right.
Wright swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A decent looking cross lands there for Wright.
A slow jab from Wright misses its intended target.
Suf misses with a looping left.
Wright takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Suf connects with a body shot.
A jab from Wright does it's job there.
Suf takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Suf slips under a jab.
Wright with a nice cross.
Suf lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Suf might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Wright has got the better of the exchanges.
Suf throws a jab but it's blocked by Wright.
Wright blocks a leg kick.
Suf scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Wright throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Suf throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Wright counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Wright throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Suf turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Suf is looking to slow Wright down with leg kicks.
Wright throws a quick inside leg kick.
Suf pivots, looking for a leg kick but Wright is out of range and Suf settles back down.
The crowd cheers as Wright lands an impressive looking overhand right. Suf doesn't seem phased though.
Suf avoids the body shot from Wright.
Suf checks a leg kick.
Wright takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Wright bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Wright connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Wright steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Suf. That one must have hurt.
Suf throws a hook to the side of Wright's head but Wright sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A swing and a miss from Wright.
Wright scores with a leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Suf blocks a head kick by Wright.
Suf jabs at Wright's body.
Suf tries to clinch but Wright is having none of it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Suf takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Suf fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Suf throws a body punch but Wright moves out of range.

Suf darts in and clinches Wright up against the ropes.
A short right from Wright on the inside.
Wright is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Suf can do to turn this around?
Wright tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Suf's elbow.
Suf blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Wright lands a right hand that snaps the head of Suf backwards.
Wright blocks an uppercut.
Wright misses with a hook to the ribs.
Wright prevents a body shot from Suf.
Wright lands a left hand that snaps the head of Suf backwards.
Suf lands a shoulder strike.
Suf misses with a body punch.
Nice body punch from Suf - that landed with a thud.
Wright throws a head punch that misses.
Suf lands a body punch.
Suf has a couple of punches blocked by Wright.
Suf lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the ropes.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wright struggles to land a body shot inside as Suf controls his hands.
Suf tries a body shot but Wright blocks it.
Suf tries a body shot but Wright blocks it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Wright.
Suf misses with some punches.
Wright fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Suf misses with a hook to the ribs.
Suf tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Wright trying to control the position but instead, Suf has worked for underhooks and has pushed Wright into the ropes.
Suf working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Wright has a couple of punches blocked by Suf.
Suf swings wildly with an uppercut but Wright uses good head movement to avoid it.
Suf swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Suf presses Wright against the ropes and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Suf throws a head punch that misses.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Suf in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Suf lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Wright.
Suf blocks a body shot from Wright.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wright misses with a short punch on the inside.
Wright blocking some punches.
Suf fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Good body shot from Suf.
Nice body punch from Wright.
Wright stalling in the clinch but Suf improves position.
Wright goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Wright blocking some punches.
Wright tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Suf lands a left hand.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Suf.
Wright throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Sufs head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A quick uppercut on the inside from Suf.
Wright blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Suf misses with the head strike.
Suf throws a head punch that misses.
Wright misses with a punch on the inside.
Wright misses with a hook from the clinch.
Suf blocks an uppercut.
Suf cracks Wright with a nice body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bob Suf showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Ira Wright's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Suf throws a quick inside leg kick.
Ira Wright is winning the standup battle so far.
Wright throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Suf swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Suf throws a lazy right hand but Wright sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Wright defending well as Suf loads up on a big left hand.
Wright throws a jab but it's blocked by Suf.
Suf looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Suf needs to keep his hands up - Wright had a free shot at his head there.
Suf throws a low kick, looking for Wright's leg but Wright calmly moves out of range.
Suf misses with a leg kick
and Wright counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Wright is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
A big left from Wright misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Suf with a hook.
Suf misses with a lunging right hand
and Wright counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Wright moves out of range as Suf strikes.
Wright was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Good standup being displayed there by Suf as he connects with a hook.
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!
Wright goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Wright stuns Suf with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Suf throws a leg kick
and Wright counters with an inside leg kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Wright.
Suf waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Wright.
Wright just misses with a punch to the body.
Suf tries to land a body kick
and Wright cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A bone on bone clash there as Wright blocks the leg kick.
Wright lands a really nice looking cross but Suf seems unphased.
Suf takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Suf walks into a stiff left hand from Wright.
A decent looking cross lands there for Suf.
Wright buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Wright displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Suf throws out the jab.
Suf's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
A shot to the liver by Suf. Beautiful body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Suf throws a poor cross that misses
and Wright counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Suf misses the shot to the body.
Suf takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Wright connects with a crisp jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Suf throws an off balance right hand
and Wright counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
An inside leg kick lands from Suf.
Nice uppercut there from Wright.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Wright, right into the meat.
Suf misses with a jab, cross combination.
It appears Wright was looking to counter with a kick there.
Wright missing with a left hand there. Suf was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A nice leg kick lands there from Wright.
Wright misses with a straight left.
Wright gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Wright throws a shot to the body.
Wright thuds his right hand into Suf's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Wright misses with a looping right.
Suf misses with a left hand
and Wright makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Suf tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Wright was well out of range. Poor timing from Suf.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wright moves away from the strike by Suf.
Suf throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Wright ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Wright thumps Suf with a low kick.
Suf misses with a low kick.
A chopping leg kick lands by Wright.
Wright scores with a hook.
Wright ducks under a wild hook from Suf.
Suf throws a leg kick
and Wright counters with a thumping low kick.
Wright's corner calls for a 1-2. Wright obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Wright cracks Suf with an open hand slap.
A punch lands to the side of Suf 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Wright chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Suf can pounce on him.
Suf looks to score with a jab to the body but Wright is just 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!
Suf on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Suf tries to move into range but Wright moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Suf doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
A jab lands there for Wright.
Suf throws a predictable looking body shot
and Wright counters with a big head kick but Suf shrugs it off.
Wright takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
The fighters circling - Suf throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Suf throws a jab but it's blocked by Wright.
Suf misses with a hook to the body
and Wright counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Wright throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Suf.

Suf is rocked!
Wright connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Suf is still on wobbly legs! Can Wright finish him?
Wright just misses with a punch to the body.
Wright slips under a jab.
A slapping body kick lands there for Wright.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Wright looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Suf seems to have recovered his senses.
Good work by Suf as he checks the leg kick.
Suf misses with a right hand
and Wright counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Suf thinking.
Suf 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.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ira Wright clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Ira Wright's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Suf throws a body shot but no joy.
Wright throws a body shot but no joy.
A nice side step and Suf releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Suf misses with a wild body shot.
Wright ducks under a wild hook from Suf.
Wright thuds his shin into the meat of Suf's side.
Suf tries to clinch up.
Suf steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Wright.
Wright avoids the body shot from Suf.
Wright swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Wright looks to land a left hand but Suf moved out of range nicely.
Suf connects with a leg kick. Wright looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Wright keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Wright fires out a quick counter leg kick but Suf just manages to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Suf swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Suf drops his hands momentarily and Wright takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Suf takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Suf misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Wright.
Wright cracks Suf with an open hand slap.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wright checks a leg kick.
Wright is looking to counter punch.
The fighters circle momentarily. Wright darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Wright works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
That kick from Suf tenderised Wright's leg. Wright is trying to keep his angry face on.
Wright slips a jab and a cross from Suf.
Suf is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Suf throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Wright counters with a straight right hand.
Suf with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Wright sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Wright throws a nice outside leg kick.
Wright lands a nice hook to Suf's body. Suf takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Suf scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Suf walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Wright checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Suf misses with a right hand
and Wright counters with a nice body kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Suf with a nice cross.
Suf has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Wright finds it's way round the side to connect with Suf's head.
Wright connects with a leg kick. Suf looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot lands for Wright.
Wright misses with an uppercut.
Wright misses with a jab to the body
and Suf counters with a straight right hand.
Suf misses with an uppercut.
A left lands for Suf.
Suf looks to land a left hand but Wright moved out of range nicely.
Wright throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Suf throws a lazy uppercut
and Suf takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Wright throws a shot to the body.
Wright lands a jab to the head.
Wright thuds a left hand into Suf's body.
Wright cracks Suf with a good jab.
Wright ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Suf throws a lazy uppercut
and Wright connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Nice jab there from Wright.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wright dips to his left and cracks Suf with an uppercut!
Suf swings for the body but Wright moves out of range.
Wright half committed to a counter leg kick.
Wright attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Suf swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Suf is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Wright.
Wright tried to counter with a leg kick but Suf avoided it.
Wright connects with a right hand. Suf shakes it off.
Wright throws a nice outside leg kick.
Suf ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Wright moves away.
Suf avoids the body shot from Wright.
Suf throws a right hand that misses
and Wright counters with a leg kick.
Wright throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Suf swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Wright misses with an uppercut.
Wright throws a nice outside leg kick.
Wright fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Wright connects with a solid leg kick.
Suf has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Wright.
Wright misses with a wild body shot.
Wright throws a hook but Suf blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Suf gets a clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Suf lands with a light punch inside.
Suf misses with some punches.
Suf softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.
A nice left hand lands by Wright.

Wright escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Suf connects with a single shot there.
Wright throws a hook to the side of Suf's head but Suf sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Suf only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Suf throws a head kick but Wright moves out of range.
Wright swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Wright throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Suf steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Wright.
A nice inside leg kick there by Suf. That's going to slow Wright down.
A jab from Suf misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sloppy strikes from Wright. Those never looked like landing.
Wright lands with a good body shot.
Wright thuds a left hand into Suf's body.
Wright fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ira Wright had his way with Bob Suf in that round.
The cut man is working on Ira Wright's cut.
That's time! Wright's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Wright keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A low kick from Suf misses
and Wright cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A shot to the body from Wright misses
and Suf counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Wright misses with a head kick.
Wright tries to score with a low kick but Suf moves his leg out of the way.
Wright chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Suf can pounce on him.
A lazy body kick from Suf
and Wright cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Suf misses with a body kick.
Wright feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Suf throws a lazy uppercut
and Wright counters with a nice leg kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Suf.
Wright scores with a jab to the body.
Suf takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
A left lands for Suf.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nice body punch from Wright.
Wright ducks under a wild hook from Suf.
Wright avoids a punch combination nicely.
Wright swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Suf is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Suf swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Wright, right into the meat.
Wright avoids the head kick by Suf.

Suf has taken the fight to the clinch.
Wright misses with a punch on the inside.
Bob Suf seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Suf scores with a shot to the side of Wright's head.

Wright breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Suf lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Suf misses with a body kick.
Suf misses with a double jab.
Suf tries a low kick but Wright avoids it.
It looked like Wright wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Wright slips under a jab from Suf.
Wright is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Wright blocks the body kick.
Suf takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Wright turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Bob Suf has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Suf misses with a low kick.
Wright lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Suf throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Wright to counter with a crisp jab.
Wright connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Suf's hands.
Suf takes one to the side of the head.
Suf thows a leg kick but Wright checks it
and Wright counters with a body kick.
Wright lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Suf at a distance.
Suf throws a low kick, looking for Wright's leg but Wright calmly moves out of range.
Wright scores with a jab to the body.
Wright buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Wright lands a body shot.
Suf pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Wright fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Suf has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Wright connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Wright lands with a thumping leg kick.
Suf misses with a lunging right hand
and Wright counters with a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Suf misses the shot to the body.
Wright uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Suf.
Wright tests Suf's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Wright has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Suf finds it's way round the side to connect with Wright's head.
A cross from Wright lands.
Wright moves away from the strike by Suf.
Wright moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Suf misses with a lunging right hand
and Wright counters with a straight right hand.
Suf scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Wright scores with the left hand. Suf knows he should have avoided that one.
Wright lands with a good body shot.
The fighters circle momentarily. Wright darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Suf loads up on a big right hand but Wright slips the punch.
Suf misses with a lunging right hand
and Wright counters with a good, hard body kick but Suf shrugs it off.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Suf misses with an uppercut
and Wright cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Wright misses with a hook to the body
and Suf counters with a nice leg kick.
Wright darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Wright throws a nice inside leg kick.
Suf throws a lazy body kick
and Wright connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Nice uppercut there from Suf.
Suf is looking to chop away at Wright's legs.
Wright checks the leg kick.
Wright tries a head kick but it misses.
Wright slips a straight right by Suf.
Wright's corner calls for a 1-2. Wright obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Wright throws a big shot that misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Suf tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Wright looks to land a right hand but Suf moved out of range.
Wright takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
A swing and a miss from Suf.
It looked like Wright wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ira Wright showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Wright 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight for Ira Wright!
Judge Shirou Masuda scores the fight for Ira Wright!
Judge Sosuke Kotani scores the fight for Ira Wright!

Ira Wright wins by unanimous decision!

Ira Wright retains his welterweight title!
During a confident post fight interview, Ira Wright thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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