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GKNY 87 - Gumption v Mencken 2 PBP Commentary


Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Ruban Kozlov and Pierre Letang. Pierre Letang is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

179 cm
25
147 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
165 cm
31
145 lbs
9 - 9 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Powerful takedowns
Brawler
Powerful

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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 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ruban Kozlov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Pierre Letang!
The judges for this bout are Lou da Vinci, Dean Styles and Joseph Jones.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Letang tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Kozlov manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

Letang closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Kozlov keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.

Letang is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Kozlov has managed to free his arm - good work.
Kozlov wants to get back to full guard.
Letang throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Letang throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kozlov trying to control from the bottom.
Letang sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Kozlov defending well though.
Kozlov has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Letang is working away from the top position though.
Kozlov has his hands clasped together around Letang's back. He's all about the action.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kozlov trying to control here.
Letang thows a huge punch but Kozlov dodges it nicely.

Letang is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Letang thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Letang is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Kozlov!
Letang can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Kozlov is looking to escape.

Letang is looking to secure an arm. He's managed it! He's pivoting for an armbar - that looks tight! But Kozlov has managed to get out of it and now he's in a dominant position. Nice work from Kozlov!
Letang keeping full guard, as Kozlov tries to pass.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kozlov wants to control from the top but Letang keeps moving.
Kozlov scoring with some ground and pound.
Letang is trying to control the position but Kozlov postures up.
Kozlov trying to control but Letang is working from the bottom.
Letang tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Letang is still trying to improve position.
Letang wants to improve his position but instead Kozlov has moved into half guard.
Letang is looking to improve his position.
Letang has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Letang moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Kozlov is in close to Letang's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Kozlov has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Kozlov stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Letang swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Letang lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Kozlov preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Letang lands a couple of elbows.
Kozlov keeping moving, preventing Letang from controlling successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Letang looking to sit in guard and control but Kozlov gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Kozlov is in close to Letang's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Letang working a defensive guard here.
Kozlov is working Letang over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Kozlov content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Letang bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Kozlov's guard.

Kozlov striking from his own guard.
Kozlov is trying to control the position from the bottom.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Kozlov manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Letang manages to get himself to full guard.

We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Letang controlling Kozlov's posture.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Pierre Letang will probably get the nod.
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.


Letang tries to clinch there but Kozlov circles away.

Letang drives through and clinches with Kozlov against the cage.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Kozlov stalling in the clinch but Letang improves position.

Kozlov tightens his grip and picks Letang up, before dumping him to the ground. Letang manages to land in guard.
Kozlov will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Letang is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Kozlov content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Kozlov sitting in guard here, content to control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Letang is looking for a triangle but Kozlov pushes his legs off easily.
Kozlov wants to control from the top but Letang keeps moving.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Letang is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Kozlov defends well.
Letang trying to keep a closed guard but Kozlov is proving a slippery customer.

Letang has an active guard here but Kozlov has managed to pass into half guard.
Kozlov lands strikes from half guard.
Ruban Kozlov overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Letang is looking to get full guard. It looks like he might be successful but at the last minute Kozlov jumps into side control!
Kozlov is putting a hurting on Letang here, landing some big shots from side control.
Letang regains half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are battling for position here. Letang manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Kozlov postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Kozlov pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Letang is keeping the position for now.
Letang has momentary wrist control but Kozlov slips an elbow through the middle.
Letang looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Kozlov puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Letang manages to get to full guard.

Letang looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Kozlov passes into half guard.
Letang holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kozlov looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Letang with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Kozlov is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
The fighters are battling for position here. Letang manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Kozlov accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Kozlov trying to control the position from guard on top but Letang is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Letang looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Kozlov has picked Letang up and slammed him! Letang can't keep hold of the triangle and Kozlov manages to pass to side control!
Letang is not content to let Kozlov control the position.
Kozlov lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Letang down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Letang is looking for a sweep.
Letang taking a bit of punishment here - Kozlov scoring with strikes.
Letang is trying to control Kozlov's posture but Kozlov avoids it.
Kozlov lands a few punches from side control.
Kozlov tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
Kozlov wants to lay and pray for a moment but Letang keeps working.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Kozlov is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Letang is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ruban Kozlov dominated that second round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Letang tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Kozlov misses with an uppercut.
Letang wants to clinch up but Kozlov keeps it at a distance.
Letang has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Letang ducks under a wild hook from Kozlov.
The fighters circling - Kozlov throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Letang moves in looking to clinch but Kozlov pushes him off.
Kozlov scores with a nice strike.
Letang misses with a takedown
and Kozlov cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Letang moves into range and clinches up with Kozlov.

Kozlov tightens his grip and picks Letang up, before dumping him to the ground. Letang manages to land in guard.
Letang wants to sweep but no luck.
Kozlov postures up and lands a big shot to Letang's brow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kozlov cracks Letang with a solid left hand.
Letang pulls Kozlov in close to prevent any damage.
Kozlov is stalling in the full guard.
Kozlov works over Letang with some ground and pound from guard.
Letang is trying to keep Kozlov in close.

Letang working for a triangle but Kozlov defends it easily.
Kozlov slips nicely into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Letang looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Kozlov seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Letang does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

Letang looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Letang trying to control but Kozlov postures up.
Kozlov is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Letang can do to turn this around?
Letang slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Letang not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Letang wants to sweep here but Kozlov controlling him for the moment.
Kozlov postures up.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Kozlov swats away the attempt to clinch by Letang.
Letang avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kozlov scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Kozlov swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Letang tries to clinch up but Kozlov circles away and keeps his distance.
Letang tries to grapple but his opponent circles
letting Kozlov counter with a right hand.
We've been told by Kozlov's head coaches at Iron Joe's Boxing Gym ($850/wk) that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Kozlov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Letang.
A little jabbing left from Letang on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kozlov scores with a sloppy right hand. Letang should have avoided that one.
Letang tries to close the distance and clinch up but Kozlov swats him away and circles back towards the center.

Kozlov drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Kozlov tries to advance to mount but Letang instead regains half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Letang wants to control but Kozlov is keeping busy and won't allow it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ruban Kozlov showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Kozlov has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Lou da Vinci scores the fight 29:28
Judge Dean Styles scores the fight 29:28
Judge Joseph Jones scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ruban Kozlov!

An out of breath Ruban Kozlov thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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