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ABW 62 Murhaa - Matsunaga PBP Commentary


Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Paul Murhaa (ranked 1084 p4p, 53 weight class) and Futoshi Matsunaga (ranked 2663 p4p, 139 weight class). Futoshi Matsunaga will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

169 cm
20
145 lbs
6 - 0 - 0
170 cm
20
145 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

Nuggetori's Nutritionals

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Paul Murhaa!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Futoshi Matsunaga!
The judges for this bout are Matti Vanhoillinen, Anni Minnemäki and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Matsunaga misses with a looping right.
Matsunaga lands with a straight right. Murhaa didn't see that one coming.
A looping hook to the body misses from Murhaa. Matsunaga does a little dance to reset his feet.
Murhaa lands with a cross.
Murhaa slips a jab from Matsunaga.
A combination from Murhaa does no damage.
A telegraphed right hand from Murhaa misses the target.
A jab from Matsunaga misses.
Matsunaga connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Matsunaga fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Murhaa manages to avoid it.
A punch combination from Matsunaga misses.
Murhaa throws an overhand right that lands on Matsunaga's shoulder, as Matsunaga tries to avoid the shot.
Murhaa lands a jab.
Murhaa drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Murhaa misses with a body shot
enabling Matsunaga to counter with a crisp jab.
Murhaa slips a straight right by Matsunaga.
An attempted straight right counter from Murhaa misses the target.
Murhaa connects with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Matsunaga.
Murhaa misses with an uppercut
and Matsunaga counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Murhaa thinking.
Matsunaga throws a jab when Murhaa was well out of range.
Murhaa tries to counter by clinching up but Matsunaga breaks away and moves out of range.
Matsunaga shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Matsunaga scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Matsunaga throws out a loose jab but Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid it.
Murhaa getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Murhaa steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Matsunaga.
Matsunaga misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
A swing and a miss from Murhaa.
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Matsunaga.
Matsunaga misses with an uppercut. Murhaa saw that one coming.
Murhaa thuds a left hand into Matsunaga's body.
Matsunaga throws a jab but it's blocked by Murhaa.
Murhaa throws a quick counter kick to the body but Matsunaga avoids it.
Paul Murhaa seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Matsunaga drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Murhaa throws a lazy uppercut
and Matsunaga counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Matsunaga lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Matsunaga throws a good cross that connects.
Murhaa ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Murhaa throws a predictable looking body shot
and Matsunaga cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Murhaa seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Matsunaga throws a looping overhand right but Murhaa ducks down to avoid it.
Decent striking displayed by Matsunaga there.
Matsunaga missing with a left hand there. Murhaa was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A slow jab from Matsunaga misses its intended target.
Murhaa cracks Matsunaga with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Matsunaga 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.
Matsunaga cracks Murhaa with a right hand to the side of the head.
Matsunaga throws a right hand that misses
enabling Murhaa to counter with a crisp jab.
Matsunaga is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Murhaa had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Murhaa fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Matsunaga manages to avoid it.
Murhaa lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Matsunaga drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Matsunaga throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A big right from Murhaa misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Murhaa just misses with a punch to the body.
Matsunaga scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Murhaa has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Matsunaga finds it's way round the side to connect with Murhaa's head.
A looping hook to the body misses from Murhaa. Matsunaga does a little dance to reset his feet.
A shot to the liver by Murhaa. Beautiful body shot.
Murhaa throws a body punch but Matsunaga moves out of range.
Matsunaga lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.

Murhaa moves into range and clinches up with Matsunaga.
Matsunaga misses with a hook from the clinch.
Murhaa makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Murhaa lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Murhaa is leaning against Matsunaga and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Matsunaga lands a nice shot to the body.
Matsunaga lands a left hand that snaps the head of Murhaa backwards.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Matsunaga misses with a body punch.
Matsunaga tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short right from Murhaa.
Matsunaga misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Matsunaga lands a left hand that snaps the head of Murhaa backwards.
Murhaa prevents a body shot from Matsunaga.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Murhaa stalling the fight.
Murhaa content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Murhaa digs a right hand underneath Matsunaga's ribcage. Matsunaga let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Murhaa blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Murhaa tries a body shot but Matsunaga blocks it.
A right handed body shot lands from Murhaa.
Still in the clinch, Matsunaga scores with a nice short uppercut.
Matsunaga scores with a nice hook to the head.
Matsunaga misses with some punches.
Matsunaga lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Matsunaga throws a head punch that misses.
Matsunaga lands on the inside with an uppercut.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Murhaa is trying to stall.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Murhaa.
Murhaa lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Murhaa lands a body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Futoshi Matsunaga will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Matsunaga throws a body shot but no joy.
Matsunaga misses with a hook.
Matsunaga slips a jab and a cross from Murhaa.
Murhaa throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Murhaa darts in and clinches Matsunaga up against the cage.
A short right from Matsunaga on the inside.
Murhaa lands with a short shot to the head.
A short right from Murhaa on the inside.
Murhaa is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Matsunaga is keeping busy.
Murhaa cracks Matsunaga with a nice body shot.
Murhaa lands a left hand.

Matsunaga escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Murhaa slips under a jab from Matsunaga.
Matsunaga misses with a body shot.
Matsunaga swings widly with a right hand
and Murhaa counters with a left to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Murhaa tries to clinch but Matsunaga moves away
and Matsunaga makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Murhaa ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Matsunaga throws out the jab.
Nice defenses there by Murhaa.
Matsunaga uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Murhaa.
It seemed like Matsunaga was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Matsunaga shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Murhaa eats them both and turns towards Matsunaga to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Jab from Murhaa.
Murhaa misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Matsunaga.
Matsunaga moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Murhaa scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.

Murhaa clinches up with Matsunaga and pushes him back against the cage.
A nice right hand lands inside from Murhaa.
Murhaa lands with a short punch from the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Murhaa tries to throw a body punch but Matsunaga avoids it by throwing Murhaa back against the cage.
Matsunaga swings wildly with an uppercut but Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid it.
Murhaa works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Murhaa lands a shoulder strike.
Murhaa leaning his opponent against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Matsunaga is breathing heavily.
Murhaa lands a body punch in the clinch.
Murhaa holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Matsunaga fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Murhaa blocks a body shot from Matsunaga.
Murhaa working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Paul Murhaa has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Matsunaga working aggressively here.
Murhaa lands a body punch in the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Murhaa.
Murhaa'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.
A bit of stalling here from Murhaa.
Murhaa blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Murhaa tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Matsunaga's elbow.
Murhaa pushes Matsunaga back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Murhaa lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Matsunaga.
Murhaa blocking some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Matsunaga's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Matsunaga looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Murhaa lands with a right to the head.
Matsunaga misses with a short punch on the inside.
Murhaa lands a left hand.
Murhaa blocks an uppercut.
Matsunaga wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Murhaa pressing his opponent against the cage.
Matsunaga misses with the head strike.
Murhaa lands with a short head shot on the inside.

It looks like Futoshi Matsunaga has been cut.
Murhaa lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Murhaa lands a shot to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Murhaa.
Murhaa lands with a right to the head.
Matsunaga working aggressively here.
Murhaa makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
A short uppercut from Murhaa.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa lands a right hand.
Matsunaga lands a nice uppercut.
Murhaa makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Matsunaga tries to break the clinch but Murhaa is controlling the position.
Matsunaga tries to circle away but Murhaa has him pinned against the cage.
Matsunaga misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa leaning his opponent against the cage.
Matsunaga is trying to break free.
A bit of stalling here from Murhaa.
Murhaa taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Matsunaga fails to land.
Murhaa lands a nice uppercut.
Matsunaga tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Murhaa stalling in the clinch.
Murhaa lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Matsunaga or not.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Murhaa.
Murhaa lands with a right to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Paul Murhaa dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Futoshi Matsunaga's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Matsunaga is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Matsunaga throws a predictable looking body shot
and Murhaa counters with a straight right hand.
Matsunaga misses the jab.

Murhaa forces Matsunaga back against the cage and clinches.
Murhaa makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Murhaa scores with a shot to the side of Matsunaga's head.
Matsunaga swings wildly with an uppercut but Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid it.
Matsunaga goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A short left from Murhaa.

Matsunaga is rocked!
Murhaa leaning his opponent against the cage.
Murhaa scores with a shot to the side of Matsunaga's head.
Matsunaga is still on wobbly legs! Can Murhaa finish him?
Good body shot from Murhaa.
Matsunaga prevents a body shot from Murhaa.
Matsunaga seems to have recovered his senses.
Matsunaga misses with a hook to the ribs.
Matsunaga lands with a light punch inside.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhaa lands a body shot.
Matsunaga takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
A head punch on the inside from Matsunaga fails to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Matsunaga working aggressively here.
Murhaa just leaning against Matsunaga, taking a breather.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Murhaa.
Murhaa lands a right hand.
Murhaa tries a body shot but Matsunaga blocks it.
Matsunaga takes a shot to the head.
Murhaa tries to throw a body punch but Matsunaga avoids it by throwing Murhaa back against the cage.
Murhaa lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Murhaa just leaning against Matsunaga, taking a breather.
Matsunaga goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Murhaa keeps control of Matsunaga as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
A short right from Murhaa.
A head punch on the inside from Matsunaga fails to land.
Murhaa lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A short body shot lands from Murhaa as the two fighters clinch.
Murhaa slows down the pace here.
Matsunaga is looking to break free of the clinch but Murhaa has double underhooks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Murhaa pushes Matsunaga back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Murhaa stalling.
A head punch on the inside from Matsunaga fails to land.
Murhaa'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.
Murhaa blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Matsunaga.
Murhaa scores with a nice hook to the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Murhaa creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Murhaa.
Matsunaga is working Murhaa over against the cage.
Matsunaga tries to work over Murhaa's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short body shot lands from Murhaa as the two fighters clinch.
A short body shot lands from Murhaa as the two fighters clinch.
Matsunaga tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Murhaa's elbow.
Murhaa leaning against his opponent.
Good body shot from Murhaa.
A short right from Murhaa.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa pushes Matsunaga back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

Murhaa drops Matsunaga onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Matsunaga is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
Murhaa lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Matsunaga or not.
Murhaa lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Murhaa unloads with a big right hand that wobbles Matsunaga! He's leaning against the cage trying to keep his feet but Murhaa is unloading with more strikes now! Matsunaga drops to his knees and the referee stops the fight for a TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:23 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Paul Murhaa!
Paul Murhaa retains his bantamweight title!
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