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Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Melvin Manhoef and Rufus Soderberg. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

184 cm
30
187 lbs
19 - 8 - 0
179 cm
28
186 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
ADCC Champion
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 19 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Melvin Manhoef!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Rufus Soderberg!
The judges for this bout are Illya Tyunina, Ivan Kurochkin and Aleksei Zolotukhin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
That kick from Manhoef tenderised Soderberg's leg. Soderberg is trying to keep his angry face on.
Soderberg misses with a looping right.
Manhoef misses with the combination.
Manhoef closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Manhoef swings wildly with a couple of big hooks

and Soderberg counters with a nice single leg takedown and he's in Manhoef's guard now.
Manhoef keeping moving, preventing Soderberg from controlling successfully.
Soderberg prevents Manhoef from getting back to his feet.
Manhoef preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Soderberg passes Manhoef's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Soderberg thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Soderberg sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Manhoef defending well though.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Soderberg seems to be working for a kimura but Manhoef defends the submission attempt.
Soderberg missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manhoef tries to kick Soderberg off but Soderberg keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Manhoef is positioning himself well to prevent Soderberg advancing to mount.
Soderberg landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Manhoef blocking the ground and pound attempt from Soderberg.
Soderberg missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Soderberg has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Soderberg looking to finish with strikes here!

Soderberg goes for an armbar but he's fallen flat on his backside there and now Manhoef is on top in guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Manhoef slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.

Soderberg has his foot on Manhoef's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Manhoef works his way back into a safe position though.
Soderberg is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Manhoef wants to stand but Soderberg has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Soderberg is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Manhoef is aware though and is defending well.

Soderberg working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Manhoef doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Manhoef manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Soderberg tries to land a sweep but no joy.

Soderberg isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Manhoef stacks Soderberg on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Manhoef!
Soderberg trying to control but Manhoef flips him over like a cheap hooker and has his back!
Manhoef has the hooks in. Soderberg is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.
Manhoef is controlling his opponent, waiting for an opportunity to finish.
Manhoef trying desperately to keep hold of the dominant position.
Manhoef controlling well, preventing Soderberg from escaping the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Soderberg rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Soderberg is looking to improve his position.
Soderberg is looking to control Manhoef's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Soderberg avoid being mounted?
Soderberg wants to get back to full guard but Manhoef has passed into side control.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Soderberg prevents Manhoef from improving position.
Soderberg is not content to let Manhoef control the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Rufus Soderberg dominated that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Manhoef is looking to slow Soderberg down with leg kicks.
Soderberg lands with a good body shot.

Soderberg looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
Manhoef is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Soderberg is controlling him.
Soderberg is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Soderberg trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Manhoef trying to control the position.
Manhoef is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Soderberg is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Soderberg postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manhoef utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Soderberg pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Manhoef is keeping the position for now.
Soderberg loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Soderberg makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Soderberg working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Soderberg accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Manhoef wants to stand up but Soderberg is controlling him.
Soderberg throwing strikes from guard but Manhoef blocks nicely.
Manhoef keeping full guard, as Soderberg tries to pass.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Soderberg content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Soderberg wants to control from the top but Manhoef keeps moving.
Soderberg in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Manhoef lands a beautiful switch and he's in full mount! That could spell trouble for Soderberg!
Soderberg bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Manhoef working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Soderberg.
Rufus Soderberg has got the better of the ground game so far.
Soderberg looking to pass the guard.
Soderberg wants to control from the top but Manhoef keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Manhoef lands a beautiful switch and he's in full mount! That could spell trouble for Soderberg!
Soderberg has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Soderberg regains half guard.
Soderberg trying to control here.
Soderberg moves into full guard.

Soderberg is looking for a triangle but Manhoef pushes his legs off easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Manhoef decides he's had enough of playing guard and decides to stand. Come on Soderberg, up you get!
Soderberg looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Soderberg shoots in and drives through. Manhoef sprawls well.
Soderberg gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Manhoef plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
No luck for Soderberg with that takedown attempt.
Melvin Manhoef has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Rufus Soderberg.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Manhoef buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Manhoef lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Rufus Soderberg showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Manhoef dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Manhoef keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Manhoef throws a jab but it's blocked by Soderberg.

Soderberg throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Manhoef was covering up waiting for the punch and Soderberg finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Soderberg working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Manhoef keeping moving, preventing Soderberg from controlling successfully.
Soderberg trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Manhoef manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!

Manhoef gets to his feet and steps away from his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manhoef throws a wild body kick that Soderberg sees coming a mile off.
Soderberg fails with the takedown
and Manhoef counters with a good low kick that Soderberg was not able to check.
Soderberg scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Manhoef misses with a double jab

so Soderberg counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Soderberg in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Soderberg working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Soderberg throws a big elbow that misses.
Soderberg trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Soderberg missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Soderberg stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Manhoef swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Manhoef throws some sloppy strikes off his back.
Soderberg trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Soderberg postures up in Manhoef's guard and throws a big left but Manhoef blocks it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Soderberg stopping the sweep attempt from Manhoef.
Soderberg throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Manhoef works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Soderberg with a nice head shot there.
Soderberg looking to pass the guard.
Soderberg trying to control the position from guard on top but Manhoef is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Soderberg throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Soderberg throws a big right hand that misses.
Soderberg working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Soderberg trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Manhoef manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Soderberg is on top in guard.
Soderberg passes Manhoef's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Manhoef won't allow Soderberg to pass to mount.
Soderberg wants to control but Manhoef is keeping him busy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Manhoef gets full guard.
Soderberg lands a couple of digs.
Soderberg keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Manhoef's head.
Soderberg trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Soderberg with a nice head shot there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Soderberg won't allow Manhoef to get back to his feet.
Soderberg stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Manhoef swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Soderberg cracks Manhoef with a solid left hand.
Manhoef keeping moving, preventing Soderberg from controlling successfully.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Soderberg trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Soderberg missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Rufus Soderberg really dominated that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Manhoef lands a leg kick that knocks Soderberg off balance momentarily.
Soderberg takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Soderberg tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Manhoef was well out of range. Poor timing from Soderberg.
Manhoef dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Soderberg uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Manhoef.
Manhoef throws a half hearted mid kick.
Soderberg thows a body shot but no joy.
Soderberg scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Soderberg.
Manhoef feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Soderbergs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Soderberg dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manhoef throws a body punch but Soderberg moves out of range.
Soderberg fails with a takedown attempt.
Manhoef throws a nice head kick!
Manhoef misses with a low kick.

Soderberg looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Soderberg is nestled in close to Manhoef, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Soderberg missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Soderberg sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Manhoef defending well though.
Manhoef avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Soderberg.
Manhoef wants to get back to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Soderberg throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.

Soderberg is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Manhoef sees it coming and defends easily.
Soderberg passes the guard and advances to mount!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Manhoef tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Manhoef tries to lock up and control but Soderberg gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Soderberg lands a heavy elbow.
You get the feeling that Manhoef really doesn't like being in this position too much.
Manhoef takes a big shot to the head but keeps on trying to improve his position.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Manhoef is working to get back to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Soderberg looking to finish Manhoef with some ground and pound. This is bad for Manhoef!

Manhoef is rocked!
Soderberg with shots to the head and body - Manhoef looks very uncomfortable down there.
Oh Manhoef is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Soderberg postures up and connects with a big shot that has rocked Manhoef badly. He's trying desperately to grab hold of Soderberg around the waist but Soderberg pushes him off and unloads with more strikes, forcing the referee to jump in and save him! Soderberg is the winner by TKO! Soderberg jumps onto the cage and shouts into the camera. "We did it momma!"

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:36 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Rufus Soderberg!
Rufus Soderberg is the new welterweight champion!
Rufus Soderberg made sure to give a little speech post fight, saying 'GOT you.'.
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