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Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Mathew Ridgeway and Vladimir Emelianenko. Ridgeway comes to the cage accompanied by The Forgotten War. Emelianenko has chosen Sedar Diakhate is a refugee who recently entered europe. After signing up f as his entrance music. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Mathew Ridgeway!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 8 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Vladimir Emelianenko!
The judges for this bout are Steve Montenegro, Chad Campbell and John Kavanagh.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ridgeway keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Emelianenko throws a body shot but no joy.
Emelianenko lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ridgeway's sensitive parts.
A jab from Ridgeway does it's job there.
Ridgeway throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Emelianenko moves out of range as Ridgeway strikes.
Emelianenko moves out of range of the body kick.
Ridgeway uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Emelianenko.
Ridgeway scores with a leg kick.
A jab from Emelianenko misses.
Emelianenko throws the left hand but Ridgeway avoids the punch easily.
Vladimir Emelianenko seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ridgeway cracks Emelianenko with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Emelianenko misses with a hook
and Ridgeway counters with a nice low kick that buckles Emelianenko's knee momentarily.
A slow jab from Emelianenko misses its intended target.
Ridgeway moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Emelianenko misses with a left hand
and Ridgeway counters with a body kick that stops Emelianenko in his tracks momentarily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Emelianenko throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ridgeway counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Emelianenko lands a jab to the head.
Emelianenko jabs at Ridgeway's body.
Ridgeway lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.

It looks like Vladimir Emelianenko has been cut.
Ridgeway is looking to slow Emelianenko down with leg kicks.
Emelianenko misses with a looping left.
Emelianenko feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Ridgeways jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Emelianenko has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Emelianenko misses with a wild body shot.
Emelianenko lands with a shot to the body.
Emelianenko throws a hook but Ridgeway avoids it easily.
Ridgeway throws an overhand right that lands on Emelianenko's shoulder, as Emelianenko tries to avoid the shot.
A little jabbing left from Emelianenko on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Ridgeway swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Emelianenko swings away with a body shot that misses
and Ridgeway counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Emelianenko changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Emelianenko scores with a jab to the body.
Emelianenko looks to throw the jab but Ridgeway is out of range.
Emelianenko uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ridgeway.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ridgeway uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Emelianenko.
Emelianenko moves in looking to clinch but Ridgeway pushes him off.
Emelianenko misses the jab.
Ridgeway is looking to slow Emelianenko down with leg kicks.
Ridgeway throws a body kick that misses.
Nice straight punches there by Ridgeway. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Ridgeway.
Nice jab there from Emelianenko.
Nice defenses there by Emelianenko.
Ridgeway scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Good leg kick by Emelianenko there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Emelianenko.
Emelianenko rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ridgeway counters with an outside leg kick.
Emelianenko closes the distance looking to clinch
and Ridgeway counters with a stiff right hand.
Emelianenko darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Emelianenko lands with a right hand.
Emelianenko looks to land a left hand but Ridgeway moved out of range nicely.
A solid body kick from Ridgeway.
Emelianenko misses the jab.
Ridgeway throws a wild body kick that Emelianenko sees coming a mile off.
Emelianenko keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Emelianenko rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ridgeway counters with a stiff right hand.
Ridgeway takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Ridgeway fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Emelianenko looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
It looks like Ridgeway has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Emelianenko misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ridgeway.
Ridgeway misses with a low kick.
Emelianenko blocks the body kick.
Ridgeway jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Emelianenko fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Ridgeway looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Emelianenko moves out of range of the body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ridgeway cracks a nice hook into Emelianenko's ribs.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Emelianenko works over Ridgeway's head and body with a nice combination.
Emelianenko misses with a combination
and Ridgeway counters with a left to the body.
Ridgeway avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Sloppy strikes from Emelianenko. Those never looked like landing.
Emelianenko swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Emelianenko tries to clinch up but Ridgeway circles away and keeps his distance.
Ridgeway misses with a body shot.
Emelianenko throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Emelianenko throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ridgeway ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ridgeway shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Emelianenko eats them both and turns towards Ridgeway to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Ridgeway uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Emelianenko.
Ridgeway feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Emelianenko is looking to clinch but Ridgeway is avoiding it.
Ridgeway tests Emelianenko's chin there with a solid looking shot.
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 Mathew Ridgeway will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Vladimir Emelianenko's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Ridgeway throws a lazy uppercut
enabling Emelianenko to counter with a crisp jab.
A decent looking cross lands there for Emelianenko.
Emelianenko takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Mathew Ridgeway is winning the standup battle so far.
Ridgeway digs a good hook to Emelianenko's body.
Emelianenko cracks a nice hook into Ridgeway's ribs.
Emelianenko misses the shot to the body.
Ridgeway throws a series of punches but Emelianenko moves out of range.
Ridgeway throws a hook but Emelianenko avoids it easily.
Emelianenko throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ridgeway lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Ridgeway fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Good leg kick by Ridgeway there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ridgeway wants to land a leg kick but Emelianenko is out of range.
Ridgeway takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Ridgeway swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Emelianenko.
Emelianenko swings for the body but Ridgeway moves out of range.
Ridgeway feinted there with a counter leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Emelianenko misses with a lunging right hand
and Ridgeway counters with a good, hard body kick but Emelianenko shrugs it off.
Emelianenko throws a body punch but Ridgeway moves out of range.
Ridgeway was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Emelianenko tries to move into range but Ridgeway moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

Emelianenko fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Ridgeway, pushing him back against the cage.
Ridgeway lands with a light punch inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Emelianenko.
A body shot lands from Ridgeway.

Ridgeway breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Ridgeway feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Emelianenko's calf.
Emelianenko fails in his attempt to clinch.
Emelianenko's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Ridgeway avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Ridgeway throws a wild body kick that Emelianenko sees coming a mile off.
Ridgeway lands a body shot.
Emelianenko rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Ridgeway counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Emelianenko works Ridgeway's body with a nice hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Emelianenko looks to land a right hand but Ridgeway moved out of range.
Emelianenko misses with a straight right.
Emelianenko dips to his left and cracks Ridgeway with an uppercut!
Emelianenko misses with a leg kick
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Ridgeway throws a nice head kick!
Emelianenko stalks Ridgeway and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Ridgeway's face. Ridgeway staggers backwards, shaken.
A nice inside leg kick there by Ridgeway. That's going to slow Emelianenko down.
Ridgeway misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Emelianenko.
Ridgeway misses with a wild body shot.
Ridgeway lands with a good body shot.
Good standup being displayed there by Emelianenko as he connects with a hook.
Emelianenko connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Emelianenko swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ridgeway scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Ridgeway scores with a spinning back kick!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Emelianenko jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ridgeway moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Left hook, right uppercut from Emelianenko.
Emelianenko has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Ridgeway.
Ridgeway throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Emelianenko looks to throw the jab but Ridgeway is out of range.
Ridgeway uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Emelianenko.
Ridgeway thinks about countering with a body kick.
Ridgeway missing with a left hand there. Emelianenko was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Emelianenko swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Emelianenko swings away with a body shot that misses
and Ridgeway counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ridgeway scoring well with a low kick there.
Ridgeway blocks a jab.
Emelianenko misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ridgeway.
Emelianenko throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Emelianenko throws a right hand that misses
and Ridgeway counters with an inside leg kick.

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!
Emelianenko throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ridgeway dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Emelianenko. That did some damage!
Ridgeway lets loose with a powerful body kick. Emelianenko will feel that in the morning.
Ridgeway swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ridgeway keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ridgeway throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Emelianenko takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Ridgeway with a jab.
Emelianenko thuds a left hand into Ridgeway's body.
Ridgeway throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Emelianenko moves out of range of the body kick from Ridgeway.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ridgeway throws a wild body kick that Emelianenko sees coming a mile off.
Ridgeway with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Ridgeway explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Emelianenko tests Ridgeway's chin there with a solid looking shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mathew Ridgeway dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Vladimir Emelianenko's cut.
That's time! Ridgeway's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Emelianenko tries to clinch there but Ridgeway circles away.
Emelianenko tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ridgeway was well out of range. Poor timing from Emelianenko.
Ridgeway was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Emelianenko misses with a left hand
and Ridgeway counters with a nice body kick.
Ridgeway throws a nice outside leg kick.
Emelianenko moves out of range of the strikes.
Ridgeway just misses with a punch to the body.
Ridgeway pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Emelianenko back to the cage. Ridgeway follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Ridgeway takes one on the button.
Ridgeway looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Emelianenko throws a body shot but no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Emelianenko misses with a straight left.
Ridgeway throws a big shot that misses.
Emelianenko connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Ridgeway's hands.
Emelianenko thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ridgeway lands the left hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ridgeway takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Ridgeway tries a head kick but it misses.
Ridgeway connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Emelianenko's hands.
Emelianenko swings widly with a right hand
and Ridgeway counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Emelianenko misses with a body shot
and Ridgeway counters with a nice low kick that buckles Emelianenko's knee momentarily.
Emelianenko just misses with a punch to the body.
It appears Ridgeway was looking to counter with a kick there.
Emelianenko throws a body punch but Ridgeway moves out of range.
Ridgeway was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Emelianenko lands with a shot to the body.
Emelianenko is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Ridgeway slips under a jab from Emelianenko.
As Emelianenko backs away, Ridgeway returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Emelianenko throws a jab when Ridgeway was well out of range.
Ridgeway misses the shot to the body.
Emelianenko moves out of range of the body kick.
Ridgeway looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Emelianenko throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ridgeway sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Emelianenko throws a series of punches but Ridgeway moves out of range.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Ridgeway lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Ridgeway connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Emelianenko fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Ridgeway looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Ridgeway misses with a body shot.
Ridgeway defending well as Emelianenko loads up on a big left hand.
Ridgeway half committed to a counter leg kick.
Emelianenko lands with a right hand.
Ridgeway looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
A big left from Emelianenko misses.
Ridgeway feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Emelianenko's calf.
Emelianenko throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ridgeway sees it coming and avoids it easily.
It looked like Ridgeway was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Emelianenko.
Ridgeway uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Emelianenko.
Ridgeway uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Emelianenko.
Emelianenko throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ridgeway sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Emelianenko looks to score with a jab to the body but Ridgeway is just out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A thudding body kick lands there by Ridgeway!
Emelianenko swings for the body but Ridgeway moves out of range.
Emelianenko throws a shot from downtown. Ridgeway moves away and avoids it.
Emelianenko throws out a loose jab but Ridgeway uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ridgeway throws a sloppy head kick and Emelianenko moves out of range easily.
Emelianenko takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Emelianenko lunges at Ridgeway with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Ridgeway's hand.
Ridgeway fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Emelianenko.
Good work by Emelianenko as he checks the leg kick.
Emelianenko swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Ridgeway.
Emelianenko throws a predictable looking body shot
enabling Ridgeway to counter with a crisp jab.
Ridgeway throws a nice inside leg kick.
Emelianenko tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ridgeway was well out of range. Poor timing from Emelianenko.
Emelianenko takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Emelianenko throws a combination. Ridgeway tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Emelianenko swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ridgeway connects with a looping right hand.
Ridgeway swats away the attempt to clinch by Emelianenko.
Ridgeway looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Emelianenko lands a lovely overhand right.
Good work by Emelianenko as he checks the leg kick.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Emelianenko crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Ridgeway - the referee stops the clock and Emelianenko gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Ridgeway. Emelianenko manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Ridgeway pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Emelianenko on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Ridgeway lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Emelianenko blocks the body kick.
Emelianenko jabs Ridgeway to the body, keeping him at a distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Mathew Ridgeway did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Vladimir Emelianenko's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Ridgeway scoring well with a low kick there.
A punch lands to the side of Ridgeway 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Emelianenko attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Emelianenko throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Emelianenko misses with an uppercut.
A nice inside leg kick there by Ridgeway. That's going to slow Emelianenko down.
Ridgeway closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Emelianenko misses with a right hand
enabling Ridgeway to counter with a crisp jab.
Emelianenko has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Ridgeway.
Emelianenko walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Emelianenko slips under a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Emelianenko throws a lazy uppercut
and Ridgeway counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Emelianenko misses with a left hand
and Ridgeway connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ridgeway thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Emelianenko if he has to take too many more of those.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Emelianenko throws a jab but it's blocked by Ridgeway.
Emelianenko displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Emelianenko connects with a solid leg kick.
Ridgeway scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Ridgeway dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Emelianenko. That did some damage!
Ridgeway takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Emelianenko takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Emelianenko chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Ridgeway can pounce on him.
Ridgeway uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Emelianenko.
Ridgeway throws a head kick that misses.
Ridgeway keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Emelianenko waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ridgeway.
Decent striking displayed by Emelianenko there.
Emelianenko looks to score with a jab to the body but Ridgeway is just out of range.
Emelianenko steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Ridgeway. That one must have hurt.
Ridgeway avoids a punch combination nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Emelianenko moves out of range as Ridgeway throws a body kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ridgeway connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
A leg kick checked by Emelianenko.
Emelianenko looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Emelianenko darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Ridgeway is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Emelianenko.
Ridgeway takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Ridgeway uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Emelianenko.
Ridgeway looks to land a left hand but Emelianenko moved out of range nicely.
Ridgeway tries to land a front kick but Emelianenko steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Emelianenko appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
A jab from Ridgeway does it's job there.
Ridgeway throws a wild body kick that Emelianenko sees coming a mile off.
Ridgeway connects with a leg kick. Emelianenko looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Ridgeway looks to score with a jab to the body but Emelianenko is just out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Emelianenko takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Ridgeway throws a front kick that sends Emelianenko stumbling back into the cage.
Emelianenko lands a head shot.
Ridgeway throws a sloppy head kick and Emelianenko moves out of range easily.
Ridgeway fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Emelianenko has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
A jab from Ridgeway does it's job there.
Ridgeway moves away from the strike by Emelianenko.
Emelianenko misses with a lunging right hand
and Ridgeway counters with a nice uppercut.
Emelianenko swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Emelianenko throws a leg kick
and Ridgeway counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ridgeway throws a leg kick that misses.
Emelianenko lands a body shot.
Emelianenko misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ridgeway.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Emelianenko throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ridgeway counters with an inside leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Emelianenko wants to clinch
and Ridgeway counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Emelianenko moves in looking to clinch but Ridgeway pushes him off.
Emelianenko throws a right and a left that Ridgeway avoids nicely.
Ridgeway lands with a kick to the ribs.
Emelianenko stuns Ridgeway with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Ridgeway looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Ridgeway takes a swing at Emelianenko's ribcage but misses.
Emelianenko will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Emelianenko takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Ridgeway throws a body shot but no joy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mathew Ridgeway had his way with Vladimir Emelianenko in that round.
The cut man is working on Vladimir Emelianenko's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Ridgeway connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Emelianenko throws a good cross that connects.
Ridgeway throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Emelianenko stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Ridgeway looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Emelianenko lands a nice hook to Ridgeway's body. Ridgeway takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Some wild striking there from Ridgeway.
Emelianenko looks to land a right hand but Ridgeway moved out of range.
Ridgeway misses with a hook. Emelianenko ducked under it nicely.
A slapping body kick lands there for Ridgeway.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ridgeway ducks under a wild hook from Emelianenko.
Ridgeway moves forwards but Emelianenko connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A low kick from Ridgeway is predictable there
and Emelianenko connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Emelianenko misses with a combination
and Ridgeway counters with a stiff right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The crowd cheers as Emelianenko lands an impressive looking overhand right. Ridgeway doesn't seem phased though.
Emelianenko throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Emelianenko scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
A chopping leg kick lands by Ridgeway.
Emelianenko closes the distance but Ridgeway moves to the side
and Ridgeway counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ridgeway throws a leg kick which misses Emelianenko's front leg but catches the back leg as Emelianenko tries to avoid it.
Emelianenko lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Ridgeway chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Ridgeway connects with a solid leg kick.
A head kick from Ridgeway lands but Emelianenko takes it in his stride.
Ridgeway with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Emelianenko to score with a decent uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ridgeway slips under a jab.
Vladimir Emelianenko has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Emelianenko throws a sloppy body shot
and Ridgeway counters with a low kick, right behind Emelianenko 's knee.
Ridgeway keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ridgeway drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Emelianenko moves out of range as Ridgeway strikes.
Nice uppercut lands for Ridgeway. That snapped Emelianenko's head back.
Emelianenko throws an overhand right that lands on Ridgeway's shoulder, as Ridgeway tries to avoid the shot.
Ridgeway throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Emelianenko fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Ridgeway throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Ridgeway slips under a jab from Emelianenko.
Ridgeway scores with a shot to the body.
Ridgeway connects with a solid leg kick.
Emelianenko wants to land a leg kick but Ridgeway is out of range.
Ridgeway lets loose with a powerful body kick. Emelianenko will feel that in the morning.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ridgeway connects with a solid leg kick.
Ridgeway scoring well with a low kick there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Emelianenko. Ridgeway does a little dance to reset his feet.
Emelianenko connects with a looping right hand.
Ridgeway getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Emelianenko on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Ridgeway. Ridgeway obviously looking to wear him down.
Ridgeway fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Emelianenko has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Emelianenko there as he acknowledges the shot.
Emelianenko misses with a wild body shot.
Emelianenko misses with the combination.
Ridgeway smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Ridgeway moves out of range as Emelianenko strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ridgeway scores with a spinning back kick!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Emelianenko swings away with a body shot that misses
and Emelianenko takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Emelianenko misses with a hook
and Ridgeway counters with a nice uppercut.
Ridgeway uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Emelianenko.
Emelianenko misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Ridgeway counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Ridgeway misses with a body shot.
Emelianenko throws out a counter right but Ridgeway avoids it with no problem.
Emelianenko takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Ridgeway explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Ridgeway dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Emelianenko. That did some damage!
Ridgeway lands with a shot to the body.
Emelianenko swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ridgeway misses with a jab to the body
and Emelianenko cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ridgeway scores with a jab. Emelianenko acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

And that's the end of the fight!
Mathew Ridgeway showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Ridgeway, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Steve Montenegro scores the fight 49:46
Judge Chad Campbell scores the fight 50:45
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Mathew Ridgeway!

Mathew Ridgeway is the new lightweight champion!
Our winner, Mathew Ridgeway, 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 Vladimir Emelianenko had this to say: 'Good fight. Glad to lose to someone I respect'.
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