MMA Tycoon Game
 
Bookmarks Help!

ABW 142 McArthur - Kansalainen PBP Commentary


Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Kieran McArthur (ranked 590 p4p, 71 weight class) and Tapani Kansalainen (ranked 668 p4p, 76 weight class). Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the prize buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!

175 cm
24
155 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
169 cm
23
150 lbs
10 - 2 - 1
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

Sully's Bar & Grill

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kieran McArthur!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Tapani Kansalainen!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Matti Vanhoillinen and Marco Blurström.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
McArthur motions for Kansalainen to come forward. McArthur throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
McArthur throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kansalainen on the side of the head.
Kansalainen takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kansalainen. McArthur does a little dance to reset his feet.
McArthur finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
McArthur has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen throws a right hand that McArthur ducks under and follows up with a left that McArthur also avoids with ease.
McArthur uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kansalainen.
McArthur tries to work over Kansalainen's front leg with a kick but Kansalainen checks it.
McArthur misses with a kick to the body.
Kansalainen throws an off balance right hand
and McArthur counters with a thumping low kick.
McArthur misses with a body kick.
Kansalainen 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.
McArthur will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Kansalainen shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
McArthur fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kansalainen is out of range.
McArthur throws a leg kick which misses Kansalainen's front leg but catches the back leg as Kansalainen tries to avoid it.
McArthur changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
McArthur misses with a wild body shot.
McArthur dips down and scores with a jab 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!
Kansalainen avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
McArthur lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Kansalainen backs up against the cage.
Kansalainen moves out of range as McArthur strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McArthur fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kansalainen manages to avoid it.
Kansalainen is looking for the big counter here.
Kansalainen looks to land a left hand but McArthur moved out of range nicely.
McArthur avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kansalainen throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kansalainen throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
McArthur takes a swing at Kansalainen's ribcage but misses.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Kansalainen!
McArthur is looking to slow Kansalainen down with leg kicks.
Kansalainen connects with an inside leg kick.
McArthur lands a really nice looking cross but Kansalainen seems unphased.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Kansalainen lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and McArthur has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from McArthur and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
McArthur ducks under a wild hook from Kansalainen.
McArthur moves out of range of the strikes.
Kansalainen is looking to chop away at McArthur's legs.
McArthur uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
McArthur missing with a left hand there. Kansalainen was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
McArthur feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Kansalainen's calf.
McArthur tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Kansalainen walks forward, straight into a front kick from McArthur.
A telegraphed right hand from Kansalainen misses the target.
McArthur uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kansalainen.
As Kansalainen backs away, McArthur returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kansalainen looks to score with a jab to the body but McArthur is just out of range.
Kansalainen throws a body shot but no joy.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Kansalainen pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces McArthur back to the cage. Kansalainen follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
McArthur scores with a body shot.
McArthur walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kansalainen checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
McArthur is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Kansalainen lands with an uppercut that bounces McArthur off the cage and back into range.
McArthur tests Kansalainen's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A cross from McArthur lands.
McArthur ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kansalainen moves away.
Kansalainen is looking for the big counter here.
McArthur throws a wild body kick that Kansalainen sees coming a mile off.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen misses with a body shot.
Kieran McArthur seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kansalainen tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Kansalainen shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. McArthur eats them both and turns towards Kansalainen to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.

It looks like Kieran McArthur has been cut.
Kansalainen avoids the body shot from McArthur.
Kansalainen doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
A swing and a miss from McArthur.
A swing and a miss from McArthur.
McArthur attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
McArthur swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donk. McArthur catches Kansalainen right on the button with a cross.
Kansalainen scores with a spinning back kick!
McArthur lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
McArthur motions for Kansalainen to come forward. McArthur throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A nice side step and Kansalainen releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Kansalainen waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract McArthur.
A jab from Kansalainen does it's job there.
McArthur showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen is looking to land body kicks.
McArthur will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Kansalainen was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
A left and a right from Kansalainen both land. Nice combination.
Kansalainen is looking to land body kicks.
Kansalainen throws a hook but McArthur blocks it.
McArthur misses with an uppercut.
McArthur tests Kansalainen's chin there with a solid looking shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kansalainen takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Kansalainen scores with a nice body kick.
Kansalainen misses with a straight right.
A slapping leg kick lands for McArthur.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McArthur throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
McArthur throws out a loose jab but Kansalainen uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kansalainen darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Kansalainen throws a looping overhand right but McArthur ducks down to avoid it.
McArthur motions for Kansalainen to come forward. McArthur throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kansalainen just misses with a punch to the body.
It appears McArthur was looking to counter with a kick there.
Kansalainen lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
McArthur takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
McArthur moves away from the strike by Kansalainen.
McArthur chopping away at his opponent's legs.
McArthur dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A bone on bone clash there as McArthur blocks the leg kick.
Kansalainen chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before McArthur can pounce on him.
McArthur dips to his left and cracks Kansalainen with an uppercut!
Kansalainen chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before McArthur can pounce on him.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
McArthur tries to land a front kick but Kansalainen steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
McArthur cracks a nice hook into Kansalainen's ribs.
Kansalainen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but McArthur manages to avoid it.
Kansalainen's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Kansalainen smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Kansalainen checks a leg kick nicely.
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 Kieran McArthur will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Kieran McArthur's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


McArthur tries to work over Kansalainen's front leg with a kick but Kansalainen checks it.
Kansalainen fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt McArthur.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Kansalainen 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.
McArthur moves out of range as Kansalainen strikes.
McArthur throws a body shot but no joy.
McArthur checks the leg kick.
Kansalainen keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from McArthur.
McArthur misses with a low kick.
Kansalainen looks for the body kick but McArthur saw that one coming.
Kansalainen avoids the body shot from McArthur.
McArthur lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kansalainen's sensitive parts.
McArthur swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
McArthur misses with a low kick.
McArthur moves out of range of the leg kick from Kansalainen.
A quick step to the side and McArthur tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
McArthur slips a jab from Kansalainen.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McArthur throws a jab when Kansalainen was well out of range.
McArthur scores with a leg kick.
McArthur scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
McArthur throws an off balance right hand
and Kansalainen counters with a left to the body.
McArthur scoring well with a low kick there.
Kansalainen waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract McArthur.
McArthur tried to counter with a leg kick but Kansalainen avoided it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kansalainen misses the shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kansalainen blocks a jab.
Kansalainen throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Kansalainen is looking to slow McArthur down with leg kicks.
Kansalainen feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to McArthur's calf.
Kansalainen swings for the body but McArthur moves out of range.
McArthur throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
An inside leg kick from McArthur misses.
McArthur ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kansalainen moves away.
Kansalainen misses with a straight left.
McArthur misses with a hook.
McArthur lets loose with a powerful body kick. Kansalainen will feel that in the morning.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
McArthur throws a nice inside leg kick.
McArthur takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
McArthur misses with a leg kick.
Kansalainen is trying to counter with his kicks.
An inside leg kick from Kansalainen misses.
Kansalainen swings for the body but McArthur moves out of range.
Kansalainen looks to land a left hand but McArthur moved out of range nicely.
McArthur is looking to land body kicks.
Kansalainen throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McArthur pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A head kick misses from McArthur.
McArthur bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
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!
McArthur connects with a solid leg kick.
Kansalainen throws a solid leg kick but McArthur takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kansalainen.
Kansalainen throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
McArthur connects with a good right hand that stumbles Kansalainen. Kansalainen circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Kansalainen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from McArthur.
Kansalainen lands a two punch combo.
McArthur throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kansalainen is looking to score with low kicks.
McArthur misses with a looping left.
Kansalainen checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kansalainen misses with a kick to the body.
McArthur throws a shot to the body.
Kansalainen misses with a hook. McArthur ducked under it nicely.
McArthur connects with a leg kick. Kansalainen looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
McArthur connects with a single shot there.
A bone on bone clash there as McArthur blocks the leg kick.
McArthur fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kansalainen manages to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kansalainen. That's going to slow McArthur down.
McArthur missing with a left hand there. Kansalainen was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
McArthur pulls out of a head kick attempt.
And Kansalainen responds with a good body kick, but McArthur manages to step out the way in time.
Kansalainen lands a straight punch to the body, keeping McArthur at a distance.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from McArthur - that will leave a mark!
Kansalainen pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
An inside leg kick lands from McArthur.
McArthur tries to score with a low kick but Kansalainen moves his leg out of the way.
An inside leg kick from McArthur misses.
McArthur moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromKansalainen.
Kansalainen misses with a looping right.
Kansalainen tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
McArthur attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Kansalainen throws a shot from downtown. McArthur moves away and avoids it.
McArthur is looking to score with low kicks.
McArthur looks to score with a jab to the body but Kansalainen is just out of range.
Kansalainen checks a leg kick.
McArthur buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kansalainen jabs McArthur to the body, keeping him at a distance.
McArthur throws a big shot that misses.
Kansalainen thinks about the counter body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McArthur uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kansalainen.
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 slow jab from Kansalainen misses its intended target.
Kansalainen is looking to land body kicks.
Kansalainen dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on McArthur. That did some damage!
Kansalainen fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Kansalainen keeps McArthur at a distance using the push kick.
Nice jab there from McArthur.
Kansalainen slips under a jab from McArthur.
McArthur cracks a nice hook into Kansalainen's ribs.
Kansalainen connects with a solid leg kick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as McArthur checks a leg kick.
Kansalainen looks to score with a jab to the body but McArthur is just out of range.
McArthur scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A chopping leg kick lands by McArthur.
Kansalainen pulls out of a head kick attempt.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
McArthur misses with an uppercut
and Kansalainen counters with a nice body shot.
McArthur scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kansalainen throws a low kick but McArthur avoids it.
Kansalainen throws a jab when McArthur was well out of range.
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 Kieran McArthur will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Kieran McArthur's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


McArthur slips a straight right by Kansalainen.
A jab from Kansalainen misses.
Kansalainen throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Kansalainen throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kansalainen throws a front kick that sends McArthur stumbling back into the cage.
McArthur lands with a straight right. Kansalainen didn't see that one coming.
Kansalainen moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Kansalainen takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
A punch lands to the side of Kansalainen 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Kansalainen thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on McArthur if he has to take too many more of those.
Kansalainen misses with a looping left.
McArthur staying out of range there.
A jab from Kansalainen does it's job there.
Kansalainen checks a leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kansalainen cracks McArthur with a right hand to the side of the head.
McArthur lands a nice looking kick to the body. Kansalainen takes a step back to recover.
Kansalainen throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kansalainen throws a series of punches but McArthur moves out of range.
McArthur appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
McArthur ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kansalainen throws a leg kick which misses McArthur's front leg but catches the back leg as McArthur tries to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kansalainen. McArthur does a little dance to reset his feet.
McArthur connects with the punch.
Kansalainen throws a chopping leg kick but McArthur manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
McArthur changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Kansalainen wants to slow McArthur down by chopping away at his legs.
McArthur lands with a nice body punch.
McArthur thows a body kick. Kansalainen tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Kansalainen on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Kansalainen tries to bum rush McArthur with a series of wild strikes but McArthur uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by McArthur.
The crowd cheers as McArthur lands an impressive looking overhand right. Kansalainen doesn't seem phased though.
McArthur pivots, looking for a leg kick but Kansalainen is out of range and McArthur settles back down.
McArthur backing away here, and Kansalainen unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kansalainen. McArthur does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kansalainen throws a leg kick but McArthur sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kansalainen pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces McArthur back to the cage. Kansalainen follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A solid leg kick lands there for McArthur.
McArthur thumps Kansalainen with a low kick.
McArthur has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Kansalainen.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McArthur blocks a jab.
McArthur lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Kieran McArthur is winning the standup battle so far.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts McArthur, as that shot connected.
McArthur checks a low kick from Kansalainen.
McArthur throws a nice inside leg kick.
McArthur showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen walks into a stiff left hand from McArthur.
McArthur throws a low kick, looking for Kansalainen's leg but Kansalainen calmly moves out of range.
Kansalainen throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
McArthur moves away from the strike by Kansalainen.
Donk. McArthur catches Kansalainen right on the button with a cross.
Kansalainen is looking to land body kicks.
McArthur looks to land a right hand but Kansalainen moved out of range.
Kansalainen throws a big shot that misses.
Kansalainen throws the left hand but McArthur avoids the punch easily.
Kansalainen lands the left hand.
Kansalainen drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McArthur uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kansalainen.
McArthur tried to counter with a leg kick but Kansalainen avoided it.
McArthur walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kansalainen checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Good standup being displayed there by McArthur as he connects with a hook.
Kansalainen throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
McArthur keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen misses with a hook.
Kansalainen digs a good hook to McArthur's body.
A head kick from McArthur lands but Kansalainen takes it in his stride.
Kansalainen throws a jab when McArthur was well out of range.
McArthur walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Kansalainen lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Kansalainen throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and McArthur makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
McArthur tried to score with a low kick but Kansalainen checks it.
Kansalainen misses with an uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
McArthur connects with an inside leg kick.
McArthur tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kansalainen was well out of range. Poor timing from McArthur.
Kansalainen has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
A combination from Kansalainen does no damage.
Kansalainen avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kansalainen looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McArthur throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Good leg kick by Kansalainen there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
McArthur delivers a nice body kick.
McArthur lands a front kick.
Kansalainen stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from McArthur.
A jab from McArthur does it's job there.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kansalainen. That's going to slow McArthur down.
McArthur moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
McArthur lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Kansalainen misses with a right hand
and McArthur makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Kansalainen really felt that one!
McArthur moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kansalainen connects with an inside leg kick.
Kansalainen checks a low kick from McArthur.
McArthur takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
McArthur scores with a kick to the midsection.
Nice defenses there by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen staying out of range there.
Kansalainen doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kieran McArthur clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Kieran McArthur's cut.
That's time! McArthur's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


McArthur moves out of range of the body kick.
Kansalainen scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
McArthur tests Kansalainen's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kansalainen on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
McArthur swings and misses with a hook to the body.
McArthur throws a leg kick that is checked
and Kansalainen makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
McArthur fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Kansalainen checks a leg kick.
McArthur walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kansalainen checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Kansalainen connects with a solid leg kick.
McArthur connects with a leg kick. Kansalainen looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
A solid leg kick lands there for McArthur.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McArthur fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kansalainen.
McArthur looks to land a body kick but Kansalainen moved away.
McArthur keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen misses with a hook.
McArthur just misses with a punch to the body.
Kansalainen throws a jab but it's blocked by McArthur.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kansalainen will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Some wild striking there from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen is looking to land body kicks.
Kansalainen throws an overhand right that lands on McArthur's shoulder, as McArthur tries to avoid the shot.
McArthur ducks under a wild hook from Kansalainen.
McArthur looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
McArthur turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kansalainen takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Kansalainen connects with a jab.
Kansalainen throws a nice outside leg kick.
McArthur is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kansalainen.
A looping hook to the body misses from McArthur. Kansalainen does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kansalainen tries to bum rush McArthur with a series of wild strikes but McArthur uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
McArthur checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
McArthur bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Kansalainen looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
McArthur moves forwards but Kansalainen connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The fighters circle momentarily. McArthur darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
McArthur lands a leg kick that knocks Kansalainen off balance momentarily.
McArthur turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A bone on bone clash there as McArthur blocks the leg kick.
As Kansalainen backs away, McArthur returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Kansalainen tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and McArthur is able to avoid easily.
McArthur connects with a good right hand that stumbles Kansalainen. Kansalainen circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
McArthur lands a leg kick that knocks Kansalainen off balance momentarily.
McArthur dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kansalainen shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. McArthur eats them both and turns towards Kansalainen to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
McArthur tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Nice defenses there by McArthur.
McArthur thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Kansalainen if he has to take too many more of those.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from McArthur, right into the meat.
Kansalainen punishes McArthur's body with a nice straight punch.
Kansalainen 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.
McArthur fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
McArthur thumps Kansalainen with a low kick.
Kansalainen uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by McArthur.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kansalainen swings for the body but McArthur moves out of range.
Kansalainen throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kansalainen, right into the meat.
McArthur throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kansalainen misses with a low kick.
McArthur avoids the head kick by Kansalainen.
McArthur feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Kansalainen's calf.
McArthur throws out a loose jab but Kansalainen uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kansalainen takes a swing at McArthur's ribcage but misses.
Nice jab there from McArthur.
McArthur connects with a leg kick. Kansalainen looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kansalainen lands with a shot to the body.
McArthur throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
McArthur misses with a body shot.
Kansalainen feints a counter leg kick.
Kansalainen with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
McArthur jabs Kansalainen to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kansalainen misses with a looping left.
Kansalainen looks to score with a jab to the body but McArthur is just out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McArthur looking to land some kicks to the body here.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
McArthur throws a head kick that misses.
Kansalainen steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from McArthur. That one must have hurt.
Kansalainen blocks a low kick nicely.
A swing and a miss from Kansalainen.
McArthur was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
McArthur feints and then cracks Kansalainen's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kansalainen down.
Kansalainen works the jab nicely.
A big right from Kansalainen misses.
McArthur avoids the body shot from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen throws a sloppy head kick and McArthur moves out of range easily.
McArthur keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kansalainen.
McArthur plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
McArthur misses with a body kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A slapping leg kick lands for McArthur.
McArthur lands with a right hand.
McArthur moves out of range of the leg kick from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen throws a low kick but McArthur moves out of range easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kieran McArthur had his way with Tapani Kansalainen in that round.
The cut man is working on Kieran McArthur's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


McArthur throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A jab from Kansalainen misses.
McArthur blocks a low kick nicely.
McArthur looks to score with a jab to the body but Kansalainen is just out of range.
A thudding body kick lands there by Kansalainen!
Kansalainen slips under a jab.
McArthur gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Kansalainen counters with a series of strikes. McArthur will be more careful next time no doubt.
McArthur 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.
Kansalainen tries a head kick but it misses.
McArthur swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
McArthur uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kansalainen.
McArthur moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
McArthur jabs Kansalainen to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Both fighters circling a little - McArthur finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
McArthur is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
McArthur throws out a leg kick but Kansalainen moves out of range and McArthur only half commits.
McArthur lands a front kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McArthur throws a leg kick but Kansalainen checks it.
Kansalainen misses with an uppercut. McArthur saw that one coming.
Kansalainen uses good head movement to avoid the hook from McArthur.
McArthur ducks under a wild hook from Kansalainen.
McArthur lands a jab to Kansalainen's midsection.
McArthur ducks under a wild hook from Kansalainen.
McArthur looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
That kick from McArthur tenderised Kansalainen's leg. Kansalainen is trying to keep his angry face on.
McArthur lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Kansalainen at a distance.
A telegraphed right hand from Kansalainen misses the target.
Kansalainen checks a leg kick nicely.
Kansalainen buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kansalainen fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt McArthur.
McArthur throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Kansalainen ducks under a wild hook from McArthur.
McArthur pivots, looking for a leg kick but Kansalainen is out of range and McArthur settles back down.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kansalainen! But no joy.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen jabbing away but nothing is landing.
McArthur misses with a body shot.
Tapani Kansalainen has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McArthur cracks the inside of Kansalainen's front leg.
McArthur tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
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!
McArthur connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
McArthur scores with a shot to the body.
Kansalainen avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A leg kick checked by McArthur.
Kansalainen throws a looping overhand right but McArthur ducks down to avoid it.
Kansalainen takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
McArthur slips a straight right by Kansalainen.
McArthur swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kansalainen.
McArthur throws a sloppy head kick and Kansalainen moves out of range easily.
Kansalainen misses with a kick to the body.
Kansalainen lands a nice looking kick to the body. McArthur takes a step back to recover.
McArthur moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kansalainen throws a chopping leg kick but McArthur manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
McArthur moves out of range as Kansalainen strikes.
A good leg kick by McArthur.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McArthur turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Kansalainen checks a leg kick.
McArthur misses with a body kick.
A punch lands to the side of Kansalainen 's head but he takes it in his stride.
McArthur lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
McArthur steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kansalainen.
Kansalainen scores with a hook.
Kansalainen just misses with a punch to the body.
McArthur slips under a jab.
A nice leg kick lands there from McArthur.
McArthur fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Kansalainen has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Kansalainen thuds a left hand into McArthur's body.
McArthur moves away from the strike by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Kansalainen thows a left - swing and a miss!
An inside leg kick from Kansalainen misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
McArthur looking to land some kicks to the body here.
A little jabbing left from Kansalainen on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
McArthur throws a right hand that Kansalainen ducks under and follows up with a left that Kansalainen also avoids with ease.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kansalainen cracks McArthur with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
McArthur 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.
Kansalainen throws a low kick, looking for McArthur's leg but McArthur calmly moves out of range.
Kansalainen misses with a body kick.
McArthur scores with a spinning back kick!
Jab from McArthur.
Kansalainen throws a jab but it's blocked by McArthur.
Kansalainen misses the jab.
Kansalainen chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before McArthur can pounce on him.
Kansalainen missing with a left hand there. McArthur was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
McArthur swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kansalainen.
Kansalainen gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Kansalainen scoring well with a low kick there.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A telegraphed right hand from Kansalainen misses the target.
McArthur throws a leg kick which misses Kansalainen's front leg but catches the back leg as Kansalainen tries to avoid it.
McArthur throws a front kick that sends Kansalainen stumbling back into the cage.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Kansalainen.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kieran McArthur showed his dominance in that final round.
Well McArthur 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Roosa Järviläinen scores the fight 50:47
Judge Matti Vanhoillinen scores the fight 50:45
Judge Marco Blurström scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kieran McArthur!

Kieran McArthur retains his featherweight title!
Kieran McArthur was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
95%
 
 
 
Home
What is MMA Tycoon?
Register
Forgot Details
Contact Us
MMA Affiliate Program
MMA Forum
UFC Chat
MMA Newspaper
Buzz - Social Media
MMA Rankings
MMA T-Shirts
 
Managers online: 446
Total users: 24150
 

 

   
©MMA Tycoon  |  Fighting Games 
Bet MMA  |  Contact  |  Links  |  MMA Chat  
MMA Forum  |  Online (446)
Steam Gaming Group Google+ MMA Tycoon Twitter Facebook MMA Game MMA RSS feed - MMA Tycoon Game's Radio Podcast