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Event: Steel Penn - Icon 1     
Date:   Aug 31, 2013

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Kesuke Miyagi and Brus Li. Miyagi kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Your'e The Best Around. Li is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Blue Bob - Go Get Some. This should be fireworks!

166 cm
29
142 lbs
24 - 4 - 2
165 cm
28
147 lbs
17 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Determined

Brute

Steel Penn's All 160
HGH Nutrients Q160-Q158



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Kesuke Miyagi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Paul Aken and Nard Betker.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Miyagi finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Miyagi walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Li checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Miyagi pulls out of a head kick attempt.

Li takes the fight into the clinch.
Miyagi unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Li wants to stall.
Miyagi is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Li is defending well for now.
The referee calls for Miyagi to work.
Miyagi trying to land knees to the body.
Miyagi will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Li up against the cage.
Li on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Li blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Miyagi prevents Li from breaking the clinch.
Li missing with knees to the body.
Li taking a breather.
Miyagi avoiding damage.
Miyagi misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Li.
Li taking a breather.
Li throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Miyagi scores a nice knee to the body.
Miyagi lands a nice knee to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Miyagi holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Li wants to break free but Miyagi has control.
Miyagi tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Li avoids it.
Miyagi has Li pressed against the cage.
Miyagi seems to have come into the fight with the intention of avoiding any damage in the clinch, rather than actually showing any aggression.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Miyagi dodges an elbow strike from Li.
Miyagi is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Li is defending well for now.

Li breaks from the clinch.
Miyagi lands a nice looking kick to the body. Li takes a step back to recover.
Miyagi misses with a low kick.
Miyagi throws a leg kick which misses Li's front leg but catches the back leg as Li tries to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li wants to clinch.
Miyagi throws a low kick but it's checked well by Li.

Miyagi rushes Li and presses him up against the cage.
Miyagi is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Miyagi missing with knees to the body.
Li stalling in the clinch but Miyagi improves position.
Miyagi taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Li looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Miyagi tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Li avoids it.
Li looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Miyagi stalling against the cage.
Li is trying to force a seperation but Miyagi has the dominant position.
Miyagi is struggling to control the position.
Li trying to stall but Miyagi improves his position.
Miyagi missing with knees to the body.
Miyagi lands a good knee to the midsection. Li won't want to take too many of those.

Li escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Miyagi with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Li takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Miyagi misses with a low kick as Li jumps back.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Miyagi wants to clinch.
Miyagi throws a solid leg kick but Li takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Miyagi.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kesuke Miyagi dominated that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


A good leg kick by Miyagi.
Miyagi is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Miyagi lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Li swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Miyagi.
Miyagi connects with a solid leg kick.
Miyagi tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Li paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Miyagi throws a leg kick that is checked

and Li counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.

Miyagi makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Miyagi wants to land a leg kick but Li is out of range.
Li throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Miyagi has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Miyagi - that will leave a mark!
Li closes the distance looking to clinch
and Miyagi counters with a thumping low kick.
Miyagi is looking to slow Li down with leg kicks.
Miyagi looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Miyagi is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Miyagi circles away from the clinch attempt.
Kesuke Miyagi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Miyagi pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Li scores with a sloppy right hand. Miyagi should have avoided that one.

Miyagi rushes Li and presses him up against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Miyagi blocks an uppercut.
Li wants to stall.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Li lands an elbow just above Miyagi 's eye.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Come on Miyagi - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Miyagi tries to land knees in the clinch but Li avoids the damage to the body.
Miyagi tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Li just misses with a elbow thrown towards Miyagi's brow.
Li wants to break free but Miyagi has control.
Miyagi is trying to maintain a safe position but Li gets an underhook and turns Miyagi into the cage.

Li pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Li tries to clinch

and Miyagi moves into the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li working hard to break the clinch.
Kesuke Miyagi has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Li goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Miyagi avoiding damage.
Miyagi avoids the elbow strike from Li, against the cage.
Li avoiding damage as Miyagi throws knees to the body.
Li avoiding damage as Miyagi throws knees to the body.
Miyagi leaning against his opponent.
Li can't find room to land a body shot as Miyagi controls the action.
Miyagi controlling the action here for a moment.
Li taking a breather.
Miyagi has Li pushed against the cage.
Li avoiding damage as Miyagi throws knees to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Miyagi just leaning against Li, taking a breather.
Miyagi is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Miyagi tries to land knees in the clinch but Li avoids the damage to the body.
Miyagi managing to block the knees to the body from Li.
Miyagi dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
A bit of stalling here from Li.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
The ref breaks the fighters up, due to lack of action by Kesuke Miyagi.
Li moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Miyagi scores with a push kick.
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 Kesuke Miyagi 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. This is the final round!


Li throws a lazy head kick
and Miyagi counters with an outside leg kick.
Li misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Miyagi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Miyagi misses with a low kick.
Miyagi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.

Li gets tackled into the cage by Miyagi. Miyagi maintains the clinch.

Li breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Miyagi turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Miyagi misses with a low kick as Li jumps back.
Miyagi doesn't manage to clinch there - Li circles away.

Li clinches with his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Miyagi landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Miyagi is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Miyagi scores a nice knee to the body.
Li takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Miyagi crunches a lovely knee into Li's ribcage.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Miyagi.
Li tries to stall but Miyagi uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Li creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Miyagi tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Miyagi prevents Li from breaking the clinch.
Miyagi stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Miyagi putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Li in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Miyagi landing some nice looking knees to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A battle for position here, against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Miyagi unloads a knee to the mid-section. Li lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Miyagi.
Miyagi tries to land knees in the clinch but Li avoids the damage to the body.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
The referee calls for Miyagi to work.
Miyagi tries to land knees in the clinch but Li avoids the damage to the body.
Miyagi has Li pushed against the cage.
The ref breaks the fighters up, due to lack of action by Kesuke Miyagi.
Miyagi is looking to slow Li down with leg kicks.
Miyagi tries to clinch up.
The fight stays on the outside here - Li looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Kesuke Miyagi is winning the standup battle so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li throws a right and a left that both miss.
Li misses with a jab, cross combination.
Miyagi lands with a kick to the temple. Li shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"

It looks like Brus Li has been cut.
Miyagi connects with a leg kick. Li looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Miyagi turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Miyagi scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Miyagi throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
A solid leg kick lands there for Miyagi.
Li avoids the head kick by Miyagi.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Miyagi tries a low kick but Li avoids it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Miyagi throws a leg kick but Li sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Miyagi throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Li.

Miyagi moves into the clinch.
Li blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Miyagi blocks an uppercut.
Brus Li has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A bit of stalling here from Miyagi.
Li is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Miyagi is keeping busy.
Li lands a right hand.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Li fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Li throws a punch but it's blocked by Miyagi.
Miyagi lands a knee to the body.
Miyagi lands a knee to the body.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kesuke Miyagi showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Miyagi, 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 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 29:28
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 30:28
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight 30:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kesuke Miyagi!

A victorious Kesuke Miyagi thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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RATING
68%

 

Event: Fight Night - Aliens VS Predators     
Date:   Jul 07, 2013

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Brus Li and Bartek Pietrzak. Li's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Blue Bob - Go Get Some. This should be a great matchup!

165 cm
27
147 lbs
17 - 8 - 0
171 cm
25
144 lbs
12 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Experienced
ADCC Champion
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

HGH Nutrients Q160-Q158

Milwaukee's Best 160 SALE $150



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 17 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Bartek Pietrzak!
The judges for this bout are Albert Achterberg, Saam Ante and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pietrzak lands with a straight right. Li didn't see that one coming.
Pietrzak looks to score with a jab to the body but Li is just out of range.
Pietrzak scores with a spinning back kick!
Li takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Pietrzak cracks Li with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
A head kick from Pietrzak lands but Li takes it in his stride.

Li gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Pietrzak to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pietrzak trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Li controls Pietrzak momentarily but Pietrzak frees himself.
Pietrzak trying to control the position from guard on top but Li is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pietrzak passes Li's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Li knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Pietrzak on the ground.

Pietrzak is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Li has managed to free his arm - good work.
Pietrzak with the ground and pound but Li uses the opportunity to regain guard.
Pietrzak pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Li is keeping the position for now.
Li keeping moving, preventing Pietrzak from controlling successfully.
Li working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Pietrzak.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Li keeping moving, preventing Pietrzak from controlling successfully.
Pietrzak pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Li is keeping the position for now.
Pietrzak trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Pietrzak pushes down on Li's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Pietrzak is trying to control the action in half guard but Li is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Pietrzak not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Li is refusing to be controlled, as Pietrzak sits in half guard.

Pietrzak trying to work for an americana but Li has managed to regain full guard.
Pietrzak tries to free his leg and advance position but Li is retaining full guard.
Li wants to get back to his feet but Pietrzak is in a dominant position and won't allow it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pietrzak tries to free his leg and advance position but Li is retaining full guard.
Pietrzak throws a big elbow that misses.
Pietrzak pushing down on Li's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Pietrzak throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Pietrzak wants to pass the guard but Li is defending well.
Pietrzak is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Pietrzak trying to control the action but Li is working from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bartek Pietrzak dominated that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Pietrzak tries to clinch up.
Pietrzak lands with a nice body punch.
Li scores with a crisp jab that stopped Pietrzak in his tracks.
Pietrzak throws a leg kick but Li sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Pietrzak staying out of range there.
Pietrzak swings for the body but Li moves out of range.
Pietrzak looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Li tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in to close the distance. Pietrzak manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Pietrzak works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Li takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.

Pietrzak closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Li did well to prevent Pietrzak getting side control.
Pietrzak tries to pass to full mount but Li defends it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pietrzak missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Pietrzak has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

Pietrzak is looking for a kimura here.
Pietrzak is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Pietrzak thows a huge punch but Li dodges it nicely.
Pietrzak is trying to control the action in half guard but Li is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li taking some punishment here, with Pietrzak in his half guard.
Pietrzak wants to control but Li is keeping him busy.
Pietrzak missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Li is in trouble now - Pietrzak has advanced to mount!
Pietrzak looking to control and managing it successfully.
Pietrzak thowing shots but they're missing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pietrzak connects with a couple of good shots from mount.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Pietrzak misses with a head shot.
Pietrzak with the ground and pound from mount.
Pietrzak has his opponent pinned against the ropes, landing some nasty ground and pound that is really making a bit of a mess out of Li's face.
Li really wants to buck Pietrzak off and get back to his feet.
Li is squirming around, avoiding Pietrzak's attempts to control the action.
Pietrzak punishing his opponent with strikes.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Li takes a big shot to the head but keeps on trying to improve his position.

Li is rocked!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pietrzak punishing his opponent with strikes.
Oh Li is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Pietrzak has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Pietrzak loads up with a big shot that hurts Li! He's pulled Pietrzak in close but Pietrzak has postured up and lands more strikes. Can Li survive? More strikes from Pietrzak and Li is out! The ref jumps in to save him! Brutal ground and pound!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:27 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Bartek Pietrzak!
Bartek Pietrzak is the new bantamweight champion!
During a confident post fight interview, Bartek Pietrzak thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: UPGV 160 Bri vs Neely     
Date:   May 31, 2013

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Brus Li and Bingo Star. Chooooooooon! I think Li might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Blue Bob - Go Get Some. Star has chosen Octopus's garden as his entrance music. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

Li
vs
Star
165 cm
27
147 lbs
17 - 7 - 0
162 cm
26
143 lbs
7 - 5 - 1
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Experienced
Good wrestler
World class MT
Powerful

TFP Graphics - Pit Inc
HGH Nutrients Q160-Q158

TFP Graphics - Pit Inc



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bingo Star!
The judges for this bout are Alan Glass, Wesley Smith and Gwen Towbar.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Star tries to bum rush Li with a series of wild strikes but Li uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Star throws a poor cross that misses
and Li counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Star swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Star scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Li pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Star avoids the head kick by Li.
Star takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Li tries to clinch
and Star counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Star throws a leg kick but Li moved away.
Star throws a sloppy head kick and Li moves out of range easily.
An inside leg kick lands from Star.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li tries to clinch but Star moves out of range.
A head kick misses from Li.
Star darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Li takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

Li moves into the clinch.
Li looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Star creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Li's defenses.
Star tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Li tries to land a knee to the head but Star blocks with his arms.

Li breaks from the clinch.
Li changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Li wants to clinch up but Star keeps it at a distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Star lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Li backs up against the cage.

It looks like Brus Li has been cut.
Li keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Li fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Star.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nice cross by Li.
Star throws a series of strikes that have Li backpedaling.
Li throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Star counters with a three punch combo that has Li backing up. Li nods at Star to acknowledge the strikes.

Li is rocked!
Nice cross by Star.
Oh Li is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Li staying out of range there.

Li clinches up with Star and pushes him back against the cage.
Li seems to have got his legs back now.
Li swings wildly with an uppercut but Star uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Star lands a knee to the head.
Li lands on the inside with an uppercut.

Li breaks the clinch.
Li closes the distance looking to clinch
and Li takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Star throws out a powerful jab.
Li takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Li fails with an attempt to clinch.
Li tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in the close the distance. Star manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li misses with a wild combination.
Star thumps Li with a low kick.
Star is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Li.
Li throws a head kick but Star moves out of range.
Star misses with a hook.
Some wild striking there from Li.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Star misses with a double jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bingo Star dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Brus Li's cut.
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.


Li throws a leg kick
and Star counters with a slapping leg kick.
Brus Li is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
A punch combination from Li misses.
Star lands with a kick to the ribs.
Li wants to clinch but Star slips to the side
and Li takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Star misses with an attempted mid kick.
Li tries to clinch
and Star counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Li thinking.
Li takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Star throws a hook but Li avoids it easily.
A punch combination from Star misses.
Star blocks a head kick by Li.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Star misses with a double jab
and Li counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Li throws a head kick but Star moves out of range.
Li takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Star fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Li on the side of the head.
Star lands the left hand.
No joy there for Star, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Li pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Li slips a jab and a cross from Star.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li tries to clinch there but Star circles away.
Li misses with a jab, cross combination.
Star fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Li checks it well.
Li tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Li tries to clinch up
and Star counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Star looks to score with a jab to the body but Li is just out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Star looks to land a right hand but Li moved out of range.
Li tries to check the leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Nice straight punches there by Li. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Li.
Bingo Star seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Li keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Star lands a leg kick that knocks Li off balance momentarily.
Star swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A head kick misses from Li.
Star cracks the inside of Li's front leg.
Star throws a push kick but Li slaps the foot to one side.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li throws a lazy head kick
and Star counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Star scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Star lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Li misses with a body shot.
Good exchange - Li coming out on top.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Li throws a head kick that misses
and Star counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Li checks a leg kick.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Star connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Li's hands.
Li swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bingo Star showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Brus Li's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Star lets loose with a powerful body kick. Li will feel that in the morning.
Li throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Star.
Li has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Li there as he acknowledges the shot.
A jab from Star finds it's way through Li's defenses.
Li misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Li doesn't manage to clinch there - Star circles away.
Star dodges the punch combination from Li.
Li misses with a series of wild punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li throws a leg kick which misses Star's front leg but catches the back leg as Star tries to avoid it.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Star paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Star lands the left hand.
Star looks to land a combination. Li sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Li closes the distance looking to clinch
and Star counters with a leg kick.
Li looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li avoids a punch combination nicely.
Star punishes Li's body with a nice straight punch.
Bingo Star is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Star swats away the attempt to clinch by Li.
Li dodges the punch combination from Star.
Li drops his hands momentarily and Star takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Star throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Li stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Li is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Star.
Li closes the distance but Star moves to the side
and Star counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Li throws a head kick that misses
letting Star counter with a right hand.
Li closes the distance but Star moves to the side
and Star counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Star scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Star uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Li.
Star connects with an inside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jab by Star.
Li scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Star avoids the head kick by Li.
Li is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Brus Li has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Star lands with a shot to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Star feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Lis jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Li on the wrong end of a nice hook.

And that's the end of the fight!
Bingo Star comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Star winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. 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 Alan Glass scores the fight 27:30
Judge Wesley Smith scores the fight 27:30
Judge Gwen Towbar scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Bingo Star!

Bingo Star made sure to mention his sponsor, CEC Nutrition Q160 in his post fight interview.
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Event: UPGV 149 Idea vs Tremendous     
Date:   Apr 20, 2013

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Brus Li and Jupiter Jones. Li kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Blue Bob - Go Get Some. Jones is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Brownstone. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

165 cm
26
147 lbs
17 - 6 - 0
167 cm
24
148 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Experienced
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jupiter Jones!
The judges for this bout are Alan Glass, George Francis and Wesley Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Li walks forward, straight into a front kick from Jones.
Nice shot lands for Jones.
Jones swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jones lands with a kick to the temple. Li shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Li tries to clinch up.

Li gets a clinch.
Jones lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Li backwards.
Jones lands with a short punch from the clinch.

Jones breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Jones throws a good cross that connects.
Jones scores with a decent looking hook.
Li takes a jab right on the kisser.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Li fails with an attempt to clinch.
Jones scores with a shot to the body.
Li lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Jones avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jones misses with a two punch combination.
Jones throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Li.
Jones scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Jones tries a head kick but it misses.
Li on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Li defending well as Jones loads up on a big left hand.
Li swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Li takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Li throws a head kick that misses.
Jones lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch up but Jones swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Jones scores with a decent looking hook.
Jones scores to the head and body with a nice combination!

It looks like Brus Li has been cut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jones.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jones misses with a leg kick
and Li counters with a flying knee. Nice.
Jones lands a nice looking body shot.
Li tries to clinch but Jones moves out of range.
Li closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Jones misses with a two punch combination.
Jones throws a jab when Li was well out of range.
Jones blocks a head kick by Li.
Jones cracks Li with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Jones throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Jones is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Li had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Li throws a body punch but Jones moves out of range.
Li walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jones circles away from the clinch attempt
and Jones makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Jones swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Li takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
The fighters circle momentarily. Jones darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Li uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jones.
Jones tries to land a front kick but Li steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Li tries to clinch but Jones moves away
and Jones counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Jones misses with a straight right.
Jones misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

The fight moves into the clinch position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jones misses with some punches.
Jones lands with a light punch inside.
Li is trying to stall.
Li's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Jones pushes Li back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Jones misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Li makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Li wants to break free but Jones has control.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Li pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Li on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Jones throws a head kick that looked like it stung.

Li is rocked!
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Jones throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Jones lands a lovely overhand right.
Jones scores with a kick to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jupiter Jones dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Brus Li's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


A solid leg kick lands there for Jones.
Jones darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Jones cracks Li with a good jab.
Jupiter Jones seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Li bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Li avoids a punch combination nicely.
Jones cracks Li with an open hand slap.
Jones misses with a body kick.
Jones connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Li keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jones.
Jones clobbers Li with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Jones connects with a nice looking jab.

Jones lands a left and a right that send Li crashing to the mat, dazed. Jones thinks about following him to the mat but decides to wave him back up to his feet!
Oh Li is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Li looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li wants to stay close but Jones steps back to make room for something. Li seems frozen to the spot and bam! huge swing of the leg from Jones and Li drops like he has been shot! A huge head kick and it's all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:08 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Jupiter Jones!
Jupiter Jones made sure to give a little speech post fight, saying 'Thanks to Brus for taking the fight. Thanks to the next bozo I get to beat on. I\'m ready!'.
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Event: Fight Night - RESOLUTION     
Date:   Mar 24, 2013

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Brus Li and Volk Khan. Li's entrance music is Blue Bob - Go Get Some. A fine choice. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

Li
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165 cm
26
147 lbs
17 - 5 - 0
174 cm
32
148 lbs
22 - 6 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Very strong
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Volk Khan!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Radbod Blank and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Li ducks under a wild hook from Khan.
Khan scores with a crisp jab that stopped Li in his tracks.
Khan showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Li.

Khan is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Li's half guard.
Li trying to control but Khan postures up.
Khan trying to control the action but Li is working from the bottom.

Khan is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Khan trying to control from half guard but Li is working away.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Khan seems to be trying to get a kimura but instead Li has recovered full guard.
Khan wants to pass the guard but Li is keeping the position.
Li seems keen to control Khan's posture.
Khan trying to control the position from guard on top but Li is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li is trying to control the position but Khan postures up.

Khan drops back looking for a leg! Li is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Li manages to kick Khan off! Khan jumps back into Li's guard.
Khan pushing down on Li's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Khan tries to pass the half guard into mount. Li knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Khan is figuring out what he wants to do next.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Khan wants to work for an arm triangle but Li is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Li is refusing to be controlled, as Khan sits in half guard.

Khan seems to be looking for submissions.

Khan is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Li has managed to free his arm - good work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Khan stops Li from getting back to his feet.

Khan is working for a kimura but Li is defending it quite comfortably.

Khan is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Li is just riding it out for now. Khan eventually gives up the hold.

Khan is looking for a kimura but Li is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Khan to get the leverage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Volk Khan dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Li scores with a nice head shot.
Li misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

Khan closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Li quickly recovers to half guard.

Khan is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Li defends it well.
Li is staying active underneath Khan, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Li wants to get back to full guard.

Khan is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Khan wants to take a breather but Li is having none of it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Khan prevents Li from standing back up.

Khan is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Li doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Khan.

Khan is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.

Khan is trying to work for a kimura but Li is defending well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Khan trying to control from half guard but Li is working away.

Khan trying to work for an americana but Li has managed to regain full guard.

Khan has gone for a leg lock! Li slips out almost immediately though and dives into Khan's guard.
Khan controls Li momentarily but Li frees himself.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Khan keeping moving, preventing Li from controlling successfully.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.

Khan isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Li stacks Khan on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Li!
Khan regains half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Khan actively working from the bottom here.

Khan looking for submissions off his back.
Khan wants to get back to full guard.
Li wants to lay and pray for a moment but Khan keeps working.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Volk Khan showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!



Li rushes Khan and pushes him back against the ropes in a clinch.
Khan takes a shot to the head.
Khan lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Li.
Li stops a takedown attempt from Khan.

Li breaks the clinch.

Li closes the distance and pushes Khan back into the ropes.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Li is pressed up against the ropes. Khan has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Li down to the mat. Li avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Brus Li is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Khan misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Brus Li has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Volk Khan.
Li throws a head kick but Khan moves out of range.

Khan shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Li napping and manages to drive through into side control!

That's one minute gone in the round.

Khan looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.

Khan goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Li rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Khan's guard! Nice work there by Li!

Khan is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Li defends well.
Li wanted to stand there but Khan had control of the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Li got a little sloppy there for a moment and Khan has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Li has managed to get both his arms back between Khan's legs - danger averted.
Li knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Khan on the ground.

Khan isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Li stacks Khan on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Li!
Khan manages to get back to half guard.
Khan wants to improve his position but Li is controlling well.
Khan trying to control from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Khan is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Li pulls his head out easily.

Khan actively working from the bottom here.
Li wants to get back to his feet.

Khan looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li wants to stand up but Khan has a hold of him and won't allow it.
Li moves nicely into side control.
Brus Li has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Khan is looking for a sweep.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Khan can't do much from the bottom here.
Volk Khan is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Khan regains half guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Volk Khan comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Khan winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. 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 Saam Ante scores the fight 27:30
Judge Radbod Blank scores the fight 27:30
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Volk Khan!

Volk Khan thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: Fight Night - Ready For War     
Date:   Mar 03, 2013

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Brus Li and William Bonney. Li's entrance music is Blue Bob - Go Get Some. A fine choice. Bonney has chosen public enemy number 1 as his entrance music. On his way into the ring it seems that Brus Li has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Brus Li seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

165 cm
26
147 lbs
16 - 5 - 0
170 cm
28
136 lbs
15 - 8 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Experienced
BJJ Brown Belt
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

HGH Nutrients Q160-Q158

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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 16 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, William Bonney!
The judges for this bout are Radbod Blank, Wagner Zegers and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bonney throws a right and a left that both miss.
Bonney finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Bonney shoots in looking for a takedown but Li manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Bonney's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Li doesn't manage to clinch there - Bonney circles away.
Bonney throws a right and a left that both miss.
Bonney lands with a straight right. Li didn't see that one coming.

It looks like Brus Li has been cut.
A head kick from Bonney lands but Li takes it in his stride.
Li throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Bonney on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Li. Li obviously looking to wear him down.
Li throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
William Bonney seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Bonney shoots in and drives through. Li sprawls well.
Li pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A jab from Bonney finds it's way through Li's defenses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Li tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Bonney shoots for a double leg takedown but Li sprawls well. He's pushed Bonney's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Brus Li has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of William Bonney.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bonney thows a leg kick but Li checks it

and Li counters by moving into the clinch.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.

Li manages to break the clinch.
Bonney tries for a takedown but Li sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Bonney closes the distance and clinches up with Li, looking for a takedown. Bonney pushes Li against the ropes but Li circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Li throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Sloppy strikes from Li. Those never looked like landing.
Bonney shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.

Li clinches up with Bonney and pushes him back against the ropes.
Bonney jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Li walks away with a smile on his face. Bonney gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
A punch combination from Bonney misses.
A head kick from Li lands but Bonney takes it in his stride.

It looks like William Bonney has been cut.
Li with a hook.
Bonney looks to land a right hand but Li moved out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Bonney.
Li is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Bonney tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Li swivels and escapes.
Li avoids the body shot from Bonney.
Bonney shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Li but Li pushes him off and we're back to square one.

Li moves into the clinch.

Bonney escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Li throws a sloppy head kick and Bonney moves out of range easily.
Li swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
A slow jab from Bonney misses its intended target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bonney misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Bonney fails to land the takedown.
Li gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Bonney.
Li throws a head kick but Bonney moves out of range.
Bonney shoots for a takedown but Li saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
The fight stays on the outside here - Li looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Li's corner calls for a 1-2. Li obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Li wants to clinch up but Bonney keeps it at a distance.
Bonney shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Li but Li pushes him off and we're back to square one.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Horrible takedown by Bonney or perhaps it was just good defense by Li which made him look bad.
Li 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!

Oooooh!!! Li has knocked Bonney down with a huge combo! Li steps away and waves a wobbly Bonney back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!

Bonney is rocked!
Bonney gets hit by the mother of all head kicks and drops to the canvas in a crumpled heap! Woooow, the Internet is going to be talking about this one for weeks!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:34 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Brus Li!
Brus Li retains his bantamweight title!
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Event: Fight Night - FINAL BATTLE     
Date:   Feb 10, 2013

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Brus Li and Brian Redban. Li comes to the ring accompanied by Blue Bob - Go Get Some. Redban has chosen M83 - Midnight City as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

165 cm
26
147 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
171 cm
24
143 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Experienced
Good wrestler
Good kicks
Heavy handed

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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 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brian Redban!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Daniel Blasius and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Li 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.
Redban throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Li's waist but Li gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Redban off to one side.
Redban bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Li's head.
Redban keeps the fight on the outside.
The fight stays on the outside here - Li looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch but Redban swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Redban swats away the attempt to clinch by Li.
Li wants to clinch up but Redban keeps it at a distance.

Li closes the distance and pushes Redban back into the ropes.
Redban blocks an elbow strike.
Li throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Li looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Li has a couple of punches blocked by Redban.
Redban blocks an elbow strike.
Li fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Li misses with a hook from the clinch.
Redban lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Li backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Redban's efforts to push away.
Li throws an elbow that misses.
Li pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.
Li pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.

Redban manages to break the clinch.
Redban throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Li on the side of the head.
Li is looking to clinch but Redban is avoiding it.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch up but Redban swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Redban tries to land a leg kick but Li saw it coming and moves away.
Li is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Li is looking to clinch.
Li tries to clinch up.

Redban closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Li did well to prevent Redban getting side control.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.

Redban is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Li is just riding it out for now. Redban eventually gives up the hold.

Redban is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Redban trying to control from half guard but Li is working away.
Li is looking for a sweep. Redban is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Redban passes the guard and advances to mount!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Li tries to reverse the position but Redban maintains control.

Redban looks like he's working for a submission but he's not found anything just yet.
Li gets back to half guard.

Li looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Redban is keen to just control but Li is a slippery customer.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Redban frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Li manages to regain half guard. Good work.

Li is defending against the submission attempts here by Redban.
Li tries to kick Redban off but Redban keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Li is staying active underneath Redban, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

Redban is looking for a kimura but Li is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Redban to get the leverage.

Redban is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Li keeping hold of Redban's head, controlling as best he can.
Redban is thwarting Li's attempts to control the position.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li is trying to stand back up but Redban is controlling him

Redban is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Li doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Redban.

Redban wants to work for an arm triangle but Li is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Li wants to control but Redban is keeping busy.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.

Redban is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Li wants to improve his position but Redban is controlling well.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Brian Redban will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Li tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Li wants to clinch.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch up but Redban swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Redban throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Li's head.
Redban misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Li.
Redban lands with a straight right. Li didn't see that one coming.
Redban shoots in looking for a takedown. Li tries to sprawl out of it but Redban keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the ropes. Li manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch up but Redban swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch up against the ropes but Redban paws at him with a jab and circles away.

Redban gets tackled into the ropes by Li. Li maintains the clinch.
Li has a couple of punches blocked by Redban.
Redban is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the ropes.
Redban dodges an elbow strike from Li.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li misses with an elbow strike.
Li misses with an elbow over the top.

Redban's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Li takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Redban misses with a body shot.
Redban connects with a nice looking jab.
Redban throws out a loose jab but Li uses good head movement to avoid it.
Redban looks for a takedown but Li sprawls well.
Li tries to clinch but Redban moves out of range.
Redban lands a lovely overhand right.
Li wants to clinch.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch up but Redban swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Li looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Redban throws a low kick but it's checked well by Li.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li is looking to clinch but Redban is avoiding it.
Li is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Li is looking to clinch.
Redban swats away the attempt to clinch by Li.
Redban keeps the fight on the outside.
Brus Li is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

Li gets a clinch.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Li.

It looks like Brian Redban has been cut.
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!
Li creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Li tries a knee to the head but Redban blocks it.
Redban avoids a wild elbow strike from Li.
Li throws an elbow that misses.

Redban breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Li tries to clinch but Redban moves away
and Redban finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Nice uppercut lands for Redban. That snapped Li's head back.
Redban shoots in for a takedown but Li shows good takedown defense.
Brus Li has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Brian Redban.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Redban falls off balance throwing a combination

and Li counters by moving into the clinch.
Li misses with the head strike.

Redban breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Li wants to clinch up but Redban keeps it at a distance.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Redban is defended easily by Li.
Redban has a takedown stuffed.
Redban chopping away at his opponent's legs.
The fight stays on the outside here - Li looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Li staying out of range there.
Li tries to clinch but Redban moves out of range.
Li wants to clinch up but Redban keeps it at a distance.
Li tries to clinch but Redban is having none of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Redban tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Li swivels and escapes.
Li is looking to clinch.
Li tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Redban connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Redban feints and then cracks Li's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Li down.
Li tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in the close the distance. Redban manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Redban tries a head kick but it misses.
Jab from Redban.
Brus Li is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Redban fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Li checks it well.
Li is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Li avoids the body shot from Redban.
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!
Redban avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Redban swings for the body but Li moves out of range.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li wants to clinch up but Redban keeps it at a distance.
Redban chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Li fails in his attempt to clinch.
Brus Li seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The fight stays on the outside here - Li looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
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 Brus Li will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Brian Redban's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the ring so we can get back down to business.


Li tries to clinch up but Redban circles away and keeps his distance.
No luck for Redban with that takedown attempt.
Li tries to clinch but Redban moves out of range.
Li wants to clinch up but Redban keeps it at a distance.

Li takes the fight into the clinch.
Li throws a knee to the head but misses.
With the two fighters working up against the ropes, Li just misses with a elbow thrown towards Redban's brow.
With the two fighters working up against the ropes, Li just misses with a elbow thrown towards Redban's brow.
Li pushes off an throws an elbow but Redban leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the ropes.
Redban is trying to break the clinch but Li has him pressed against the ropes.
Redban blocking some punches.
Li misses with a short punch on the inside.
Li prevents Redban from breaking the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A frustrated look appears on Redban's face as he tries to break the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Li fails to land.
Redban is working for takedown but Li is calmly controlling the position for now.
Redban wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Redban looking for a takedown.
Brus Li has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Brian Redban.
Li tries a knee to the head but Redban blocks it.
Li has a couple of punches blocked by Redban.

Redban breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Li tries to clinch but Redban moves out of range.
Redban lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
A swing and a miss from Redban.
A jab from Redban misses.
Li wants to clinch up but Redban keeps it at a distance.

Li darts in and clinches Redban up against the ropes.
Li misses with a punch on the inside.
Redban blocks an elbow strike from Li.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Li fails to land.
Li throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Li as Redban tries to tie him up.
Li throws an elbow that misses.
Redban is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the ropes.
Li throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Redbans head.
Li tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Li throws an elbow that misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Li misses with a short punch on the inside.
Li tries a knee to the head but Redban blocks it.
Redban blocks an elbow strike from Li.
Redban can't break the clinch.
Li pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li lands an elbow inside that Redban shrugs off.
Redban is working for a takedown up against the ropes. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Li lands with a left to the head.
Li lands an elbow just above Redban 's eye.
Redban is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Li is keeping busy.
Redban working hard to break the clinch.
Redban is trying to break free.
Redban is working for a takedown up against the ropes. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Li looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Li throws an elbow but it misses.
Li lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Redban backwards.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Li.
Redban just leaning against Li, taking a breather.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Li.
Li pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.
Li pushes off an throws an elbow but Redban leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the ropes.
Li tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Li throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Li pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.
Redban blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Redban looking to slow down the pace here.
Li doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Li.
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!
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li tries to land a knee to the head but Redban blocks with his arms.
Redban blocks the elbow strike.
Redban blocks an elbow strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Brian Redban's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


A nice leg kick lands there from Redban.
Redban fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Redban circles away from the clinch attempt
and Redban counters with a one-two to the body.
Redban with a hook.
Li wants to clinch
and Redban counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Li is looking to clinch but Redban is avoiding it.
Redban wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Redban dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Redban throws a lazy right hand but Li sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Redban, as that shot connected.
Li tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in the close the distance. Redban manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Li wants to clinch up but Redban keeps it at a distance.
Redban throws a leg kick but Li sees it coming and moves out of range.
Redban fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Li avoids it really well and circles away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch but Redban swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Li doesn't manage to clinch there - Redban circles away.
Redban bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Li's head.
Li tries to clinch but Redban moves out of range.
Redban circles away from the clinch attempt.
Li is looking to clinch.
Li tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Redban makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Li really felt that one!
Redban swats away the attempt to clinch by Li.
Redban has a takedown stuffed.
Brus Li has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Brian Redban.
Li tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch but Redban swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li looks to clinch
and Redban connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch but Redban swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Redban keeps the fight on the outside.
Li uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Redban.
Li wants to clinch.
Li is looking to clinch.
Li tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Li tries to clinch up but Redban circles away and keeps his distance.
Li tries to clinch but Redban is having none of it.
Brian Redban seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Li looks to clinch
letting Redban counter with a right hand.
Redban lands with a thumping leg kick.
Li tries to clinch but Redban moves out of range.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Redban lands a right hook to the body.
Li is looking to clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Li doesn't manage to clinch there - Redban circles away.
Redban stuns Li with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Li tries to clinch but Redban is having none of it.
Li tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Li tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in the close the distance. Redban manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Redban shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Li wants to clinch up but Redban keeps it at a distance.
The fight stays on the outside here - Li looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Li wants to clinch
and Redban counters with an inside leg kick.
Li tries to clinch up but Redban circles away and keeps his distance.
Li 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.
Li tries to clinch but Redban moves out of range.
Redban swats away the attempt to clinch by Li.
Li closes the distance looking to clinch

and Redban counters with a single leg into guard. Li didn't expect that.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Redban trying to control but Li is working from the bottom.

Redban drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Redban jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Li keeping moving, preventing Redban from controlling successfully.
Li not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Li looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Li not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Redban wants to control from the top but Li keeps moving.

Li looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Redban looking to sit in guard and control but Li gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Li stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Redban swivels though and keeps the full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Brian Redban will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Brian Redban's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Li keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Redban thows a body kick. Li tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Li darts in trying to clinch
and Redban counters with a straight right hand.

Redban feints and as Li raises his hands in defense, Redban changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Redban pushes down on Li's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Li moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Redban controlling from the top position.
Li is trying to keep Redban in close.
Redban preventing the sweep.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Redban tries to free his leg and advance position but Li is retaining full guard.
Li being controlled here, momentarily.
Redban trying to control the position from guard on top but Li is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
The fight stays on the outside here - Li looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Redban lands a glancing blow to the side of Li's head.
Li wants to clinch.
Li tries to clinch up but Redban circles away and keeps his distance.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Redban is defended easily by Li.
Redban swats away the attempt to clinch by Li.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li slips under a jab.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Redban.
Brus Li has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Brian Redban.
Li tries to clinch there but Redban circles away.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch up but Redban swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Li doesn't manage to clinch there - Redban circles away.
Li tries to clinch but Redban is having none of it.
Redban throws a right and a left that Li avoids nicely.
Li doesn't manage to clinch there - Redban circles away.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch up against the ropes but Redban paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Li closes the distance but Redban moves to the side
and Redban counters with a stiff right hand.
Li tries to clinch
enabling Redban to counter with a crisp jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Li fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Redban, pushing him back against the ropes.
Li pushes off an throws an elbow but Redban leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the ropes.
Li with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Li lands an elbow inside that Redban shrugs off.
Li throws a head punch that misses.
Li is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Li throws a head punch that misses.
Li throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Li fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Li keeps control of Redban as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Redban has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Li is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Li.
Li misses with an elbow strike.
Redban blocks an uppercut.
Redban wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li lands a shoulder strike.
Li misses with a punch on the inside.
Redban blocks an elbow strike from Li.

Redban escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Li tries to clinch up but Redban circles away and keeps his distance.
Li doesn't manage to clinch there - Redban circles away.

Li instigates a clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Redban blocks an uppercut.
Redban is trying to push Li away but Li has him pressed against the ropes, so he's going nowhere.
Redban is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Li is defending well.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li prevents Redban from breaking the clinch.

Redban escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Li fails with an attempt to clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Brus Li.
I think Li 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 48:48
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 48:47
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Brus Li!

Brus Li retains his bantamweight title!
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Event: Fight Night - DEMOLITION     
Date:   Jan 27, 2013

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Brus Li and Jez Donnely. Li comes to the ring accompanied by Blue Bob - Go Get Some. Donnely has chosen Wu Tang Clan-Protect ya Neck as his entrance music. Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the fighters buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!

165 cm
25
147 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
175 cm
31
141 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Experienced
BJJ Purple Belt
Decent boxing
Powerful

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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 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Jez Donnely!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Blasius, Paul Aken and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Li clinches up against the ropes.
Li with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Donnely tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Li avoids it.
Li lands an elbow that stopped Donnely in his tracks for a moment.
With the fighters up against the ropes, Donnely throws an elbow but misses.
Li lands an elbow that stopped Donnely in his tracks for a moment.
Donnely throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Donnely misses with some punches.
Donnely throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Li blocks an elbow strike.
Li comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Donnely struggles to land a body shot inside as Li controls his hands.
Li scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Li lands an elbow inside.

Donnely is rocked!
Clinched against the ropes, Li lands a big elbow that drops Donnely! The ref dives in to save him from more shots - Donnely is complaining that he's OK but he was done.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:41 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Brus Li!
Brus Li retains his bantamweight title!
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Event: Fight Night - ShockWave     
Date:   Jan 11, 2013

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Brus Li and Artiom Damkovsky. Li comes to the ring accompanied by Blue Bob - Go Get Some. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

165 cm
25
147 lbs
13 - 5 - 0
173 cm
25
143 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Experienced
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Solid chin

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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 13 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Artiom Damkovsky!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Blasius, Paul Aken and Paulsen Ambrosius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A head kick misses from Damkovsky.
Li scores with a nice right hand.

It looks like Artiom Damkovsky has been cut.
Damkovsky rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Li moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Li swinging wildly here.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Li circles away from the clinch attempt.
A combination from Damkovsky does no damage.
Damkovsky throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Damkovsky pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Li throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Damkovsky.
Damkovsky throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A looping hook to the body misses from Li. Damkovsky does a little dance to reset his feet.
Damkovsky tries to clinch but Li moves out of range.
Li swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Li connects with a good right hand that stumbles Damkovsky. Damkovsky circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Damkovsky fails with an attempt to clinch.
Damkovsky tries to close the distance and clinch up against the ropes but Li paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Li goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Li lands with a big left! Damkovsky is wobbled badly! Li comes in with a flurry of punches and drops Damkovsky to the floor. The ref jumps in to save him from unneccessary punishment.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Brus Li!
Brus Li retains his bantamweight title!
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85%

 

Event: Fight Night - HAPPY NEW YEAR!     
Date:   Dec 31, 2012

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Brus Li and Artiom Damkovsky. Chooooooooon! I think Li might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Blue Bob - Go Get Some. Artiom Damkovsky is staring across the ring at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

165 cm
25
147 lbs
12 - 5 - 0
173 cm
25
143 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Experienced
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Artiom Damkovsky!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Daniel Blasius and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Damkovsky misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Damkovsky misses with a leg kick
and Li counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Li tries to clinch up but Damkovsky circles away and keeps his distance.
Damkovsky swats away the attempt to clinch by Li.
Li slips a straight right by Damkovsky.
A looping hook to the body misses from Li. Damkovsky does a little dance to reset his feet.

Li moves into the clinch successfully.
Damkovsky has had enough of the clinch but Li keeps him there for the moment.
Damkovsky is trying to break the clinch but Li is controlling him.
Li unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Li lands an elbow just above Damkovsky 's eye.

It looks like Artiom Damkovsky has been cut.
Li lands an elbow inside that Damkovsky shrugs off.
Nice elbow from Li.
Li keeps control of Damkovsky as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.

Li is trying to trip Damkovsky. He has hold of a leg but Damkovsky is hopping around, keeping his balance for the moment. Li persists though and gets the takedown into guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Li advances position into side control!
Li lands a few punches from side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Damkovsky struggling a bit here.
Li sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Damkovsky is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Li misses with the ground and pound.
Li is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Damkovsky will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.
Li lands an elbow.
Damkovsky is being controlled here.
Damkovsky defending against the ground and pound.
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Li has an Americana. Damkovsky didn't react quickly enough there and he's in big trouble now! He tries to squirm out but is forced to tap! Li is delighted and gyrates in front of the ring girls. They seem to like the attention - it'll be interesting to see if Li hooks up with any of them at the after show party.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:29 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Americana). Brus Li!
Brus Li is the new bantamweight champion!
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Event: Valhalla 2: St. Petersburg     
Date:   Sep 15, 2012

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Derrick Rankinstein and Brus Li. Rankinstein comes into the arena with Going Back To Cali by LL Cool J blaring out of the sound system. Li has chosen Blue Bob - Go Get Some as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

169 cm
24
147 lbs
15 - 6 - 0
165 cm
24
147 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Derrick Rankinstein!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
The judges for this bout are Dmitry Maklakov, Vladimir Khabensky and Aleksei Zolotukhin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Li jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Li gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Rankinstein counters with a straight right hand.

Li closes the distance and clinches.
Rankinstein tries to land knees in the clinch but Li avoids the damage to the body.
Li is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Rankinstein is keeping busy.
Li tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Rankinstein avoids it.
Li is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Rankinstein trying to land knees to the body.
Li blocks a body shot from Rankinstein.
Rankinstein blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Li avoiding damage as Rankinstein throws knees to the body.
Rankinstein stalling against the cage.
Li tries to land a knee to the head but Rankinstein blocks with his arms.
Rankinstein is trying to push Li away but Li has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Li with a knee to the head.

It looks like Derrick Rankinstein has been cut.
Li throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Rankinstein blocks it with crossed arms.
Rankinstein trying to land knees to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rankinstein managing to block the knees to the body from Li.
Rankinstein swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Li tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Rankinstein avoids it.
A nice right hand lands inside from Rankinstein.
Nice body punch from Li.
Rankinstein blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Li takes an elbow to the temple.
Li tries to land a knee to the head but Rankinstein blocks with his arms.
Li is stalling here.
Rankinstein misses with a knee strike.
Li trying to land knees to the body.
Li working Rankinstein over with knees to the body.

Rankinstein manages to break the clinch.
Li fails with an attempt to clinch.
Rankinstein slips a straight right by Li.
Li on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rankinstein lunges at Li with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Li's hand.
A looping hook to the body misses from Li. Rankinstein does a little dance to reset his feet.
Rankinstein has a takedown stuffed.
Rankinstein dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Li. That did some damage!
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!
Li throws a nice outside leg kick.
Rankinstein misses with a double jab.
Li throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Li fails to land with a series of punches.
Li scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Li misses with a low kick.
Li lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Rankinstein jabs at Li's body.
Li misses with an uppercut.
Rankinstein is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Rankinstein scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rankinstein stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Li.
A jab from Rankinstein does it's job there.
Rankinstein tests Li's chin there with a solid looking shot.

Rankinstein has Li up against the cage in a clinch.
Li on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Li misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Li tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Rankinstein can't find room to land a body shot as Li controls the action.
Li using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Rankinstein has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.

Rankinstein pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Rankinstein misses with a wild body shot.
Li misses with an uppercut.
Brus Li is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Li lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Li throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Rankinstein counters with a right hand to the body.
Brus Li seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rankinstein connects with a single shot there.
Li uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Rankinstein.
Rankinstein throws a right hand that Li ducks under and follows up with a left that Li also avoids with ease.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Li misses with a hook. Rankinstein ducked under it nicely.
Rankinstein misses with a series of wild punches.
Li lands a big head kick that sends Rankinstein to the canvas! Li follows up with strikes from the mount that forces the ref to step in and stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:26 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Brus Li!
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Event: GFC97/Smokeleaf vs Tappura     
Date:   Aug 18, 2012

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Brus Li and D J Rich. Li's entrance music is Blue Bob - Go Get Some. A fine choice. D J Rich has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

Li
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165 cm
23
147 lbs
10 - 5 - 0
173 cm
32
145 lbs
23 - 19 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Lethal high kicks
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, D J Rich!
The judges for this bout are Illya Tyunina, Vladimir Khabensky and Dmitry Maklakov.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Li darts in and clinches Rich up against the cage.
Li throws an elbow but it misses.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Li.
Li lands a left hand.
Li has Rich pressed against the cage, preventing Rich from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Li with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Li crunches a lovely knee into Rich's ribcage.
Rich avoiding damage as Li throws knees to the body.
Rich blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Li using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Rich has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Li using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Rich has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Rich wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Li has him pressed against the cage.
Li misses with a knee to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Rich takes an elbow to the temple.
Li goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Li holding his opponent close, against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Li fails to land.
Li tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Li keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Rich's efforts to push away.
Li tries to land knees in the clinch but Rich avoids the damage to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li stalling against the cage.
Li tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Rich avoids it.
Li slows down the pace here.
Rich avoiding damage as Li throws knees to the body.
Li pressing his opponent against the cage.
Li softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li looking to throw knees to the head but Rich is blocking nicely.
A right hook to the body lands for Li.
Li with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Rich is trying to push Li away but Li has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Li tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Rich tries to break free but Li pushes him back against the cage.
Li misses with a knee to the head.
Li throws a knee to the head but misses.
Rich stalling the fight.

Li pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Li takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Li throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Rich counters with a stiff right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Rich misses
and Li counters with a stiff right hand.
Rich misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Li thows a left - swing and a miss!
Li throws a good cross that connects.
Donk. Li catches Rich right on the button with a cross.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
No joy there for Rich, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Li looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Rich doesn't manage to clinch there - Li circles away.
Li pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Brus Li is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Rich closes the distance and pushes Li back into the cage.
Rich on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Li keeps control of Rich as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li throws a knee to the head but misses.
Li tries to land knees in the clinch but Rich avoids the damage to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li dominated that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Li showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Rich.
Li looks to score with a jab to the body but Rich is just out of range.
Li throws a series of punches but Rich avoids them all with ease.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Rich.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
A lull in the action here as Rich stalls from top position.
Li stuck in half guard on the bottom here.
Rich wants to lay and pray for a moment but Li keeps working.
Li tries to bench press Rich off him but Rich keeps the position.
The strikes coming from Rich are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Rich tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Rich has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Li is trying to get back to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
You can see the frustration on Li's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Rich wants to control but Li is keeping him busy.
Rich moves into full mount!
Li tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Li is working hard here to advance position.
Li slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.

Li is defending against the submission attempts here by Rich.
Rich is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li is flailing around like a fish out of water, trying to land strikes.

Rich goes for an armbar but Li turns quickly into his guard - lovely anticipation from Li.
Li passes Rich's left leg - he's now in half guard.
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!
Rich has a hand on Li's thigh, trying to get back to full guard. Li takes advantage of the position though and mounts him!
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
Li landing shots from mount.
Li lands a heavy elbow.
Li with a couple of short strikes.
Rich has decided that throwing punches whilst being mounted is the best he can manage just now.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Li blocks Rich's feeble attempts to strike from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rich tries to reverse the position but Li maintains control.
Li unloading with bombs!
Rich wants to control but Li is having none of it.
Li wants to control the pace but Rich is squirming around nicely.
Li landing shots from mount.
Li controlling from the full mount.
Li wants to control the pace but Rich is squirming around nicely.
Li controlling his opponent.
Rich is in all sorts of trouble here.
Li trying to control but Rich is having none of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rich is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Li controlling the pace for now.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Li lands a heavy elbow.
Rich tries to hold on but Li postures up.
Rich in a bad spot here, taking shots to the head.
Li dominating with strikes here.
Li trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Li looking to finish Rich with some ground and pound. This is bad for Rich!
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Rich is working to get back to half guard.
Rich regains half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li dominated that second round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Rich lets loose with a powerful body kick. Li will feel that in the morning.
Li throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Rich.
Li blocks the body kick.
Li misses with a body shot.
Li lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
A jab from Li finds it's way through Rich's defenses.

Rich is rocked!
Li tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Rich is still on wobbly legs! Can Li finish him?
Li pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Rich fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Rich throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Li.
Rich seems to have recovered his senses.
Rich doesn't manage to clinch there - Li circles away.
A lazy left from Rich finds it's target.
Rich shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Li but Li pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Rich throws a right and a left that Li avoids nicely.
Rich fails with a takedown attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rich misses with the combination.

Li sends Rich crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Li is motioning to the referee to let Rich up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rich tries for a takedown but Li sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Brus Li has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of D J Rich.
Rich shoots in for a takedown but Li shows good takedown defense.
Rich takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Rich paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Rich takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Rich uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Li.
Rich moves in looking to clinch but Li pushes him off.
Li throws an overhand right that drops Rich like a sack of potatoes! Li dives in to finish the fight with more strikes and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:45 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Brus Li!
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Event: GFC90/Liljedahl vs Danae     
Date:   Jul 21, 2012

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Brus Li and Colin Burton. Li's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Blue Bob - Go Get Some. Burton is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Crying Game - Professor Green. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

165 cm
23
147 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
175 cm
26
147 lbs
7 - 8 - 1
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight 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 Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Colin Burton!
The judges for this bout are Valeri Chadov, Illya Tyunina and Fedor Mirinova.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Li takes a swing at Burton's ribcage but misses.
Li feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Burton's calf.
Burton has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Li.
Li throws a body kick that misses.
Li throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Burton paws at him with a jab and circles away.
The fight stays on the outside here - Li looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Li lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Burton at a distance.

Burton clinches up with Li and pushes him back against the cage.
Li using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Burton has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Li trying to land knees to the body.
Li is looking to control Burton's arms but Burton gets an underhook and turns him. Now Li has his back to the cage.
Burton throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Lis head.
Burton on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Burton pushes off an throws an elbow but Li leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li tries a knee to the head but Burton blocks it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Li.
Li misses with a punch to the body.
Burton tries a body shot but Li blocks it.
Li throws a head punch that misses.
Burton gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.

It looks like Brus Li has been cut.
A short left from Burton.
Li trying to land knees to the body.
Li taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Burton working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Li taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Burton.
Li misses with a hook from the clinch.
Li tries a knee to the head but Burton blocks it.
Burton has a couple of punches blocked by Li.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Burton as Li tries to tie him up.
Burton has a couple of punches blocked by Li.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Burton is defending well for now.
Li scores with a shot to the side of Burton's head.
Burton blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Burton scores with a shot to the side of Li's head.
Burton lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Li dodges an elbow strike from Burton.
Burton lands an uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Li misses with a knee strike.
Li blocks an uppercut.
Burton lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Burton misses with a hook to the ribs.
Burton on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Li lands a knee to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burton blocks an uppercut.
Li lands a nice elbow.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Burton creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Burton.
Burton lands a nice uppercut.
Li throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Burton blocks it with crossed arms.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Burton.
Li tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Burton avoids it.
A short right from Burton on the inside.
Li blocks an elbow strike from Burton.
Li is leaning against Burton and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Burton cracks Li with a nice body shot.
Li tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Li'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.
Burton gets through Li's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burton misses with a punch to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Li throws a knee to the head but misses.
Li misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Burton.
Burton throws an elbow but it misses.
Burton throws a head punch that misses.
Burton lands an elbow inside that Li shrugs off.
Li with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Burton lands a nice elbow.
Li tries to land a knee to the head but Burton blocks with his arms.
Li takes a knee right on the jaw!

Brus Li's cut is getting worse.
Burton tries a body shot but Li blocks it.
Burton misses with a shot to the kidneys.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Burton lands an uppercut.
Burton throws a punch but it's blocked by Li.

Li breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Burton throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Li counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Colin Burton will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Brus Li's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Li connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
A left lands for Burton.
Li drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Burton misses with a hook. Li ducked under it nicely.
Li connects with a solid leg kick.

Burton gets a clinch.
Burton using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Li has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Burton scores a nice knee to the body.
Burton lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Burton lands an elbow inside that Li shrugs off.
Burton working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Burton has a couple of punches blocked by Li.
Li misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Burton.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Li is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Burton is defending well for now.
Li scores with a knee to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A shot in the inside from Burton.
Burton misses with some punches.
Burton tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Li avoids it.
Li blocks an uppercut.
Li tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Burton lands a nice shot to the body.
Burton throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Lis head.
Burton struggles to land a body shot inside as Li controls his hands.
Burton throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Colin Burton seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Li tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Burton lands a right hand.
Li blocking some punches.
Burton misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Burton as Li tries to tie him up.
Burton lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burton lands a good knee to the midsection. Li won't want to take too many of those.
A short uppercut from Burton.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Li looking to slow down the pace here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Li.
Burton misses with a knee strike.
Li prevents a body shot from Burton.
Burton can't find room to land a body shot as Li controls the action.
Burton tries a knee to the head but Li blocks it.
A hook to the body from Burton.
Burton blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Burton blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Li is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Burton is defending well for now.
Burton avoiding damage as Li throws knees to the body.
Burton pushes Li back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Li using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Burton has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li tries to land knees in the clinch but Burton avoids the damage to the body.
Burton lands an elbow inside that Li shrugs off.
Li throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Burton blocks it with crossed arms.
Burton misses with some punches.
Burton makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Burton creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A short body shot lands from Li as the two fighters clinch.
Li landing knees to the head.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Li obliges.
Burton landing knees to the head.
Li working hard to break the clinch.
Li tries to land a knee to the head but Burton blocks with his arms.
Li tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Burton tries to throw a body punch but Li avoids it by throwing Burton back against the cage.
Li misses with a knee to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Burton lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burton lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Li backwards.
Li throws a knee to the head but misses.
Li presses Burton against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Burton tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Li avoids it.
Li with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Li crunches a lovely knee into Burton's ribcage.
Burton avoiding damage as Li throws knees to the body.
Burton lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Li trying to land knees to the body.
Burton makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Burton landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Burton lands a knee to the head.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Burton pushes Li back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Li misses with an elbow over the top.
Burton lands a shot to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Li tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Colin Burton showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Brus Li's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Li cracks Burton with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
That kick from Li tenderised Burton's leg. Burton is trying to keep his angry face on.
Burton chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Burton lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Li looks to throw the jab but Burton is out of range.
Burton takes a swing at Li's ribcage but misses.
Burton scores with a body shot.
Li takes one to the side of the head.
Li rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Burton connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

Burton has Li up against the cage in a clinch.
Li blocks an uppercut.
Nice body punch from Burton.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li misses with a knee to the head.
Burton lands with a light punch inside.
A short left from Burton.
Burton scores with a shoulder strike.
Burton throws a punch but it's blocked by Li.
Li tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
A short left from Burton.
Li prevents a body shot from Burton.
Li's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Burton gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.

Li is rocked!
Burton has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Burton lands an elbow inside.
Oh Li is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

Brus Li's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Li wants to stall.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Burton.
Burton lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Li is trying to maintain a safe position but Burton gets an underhook and turns Li into the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burton tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Burton throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Li blocks it with crossed arms.
Li is trying to stall.
Li lands a left hand.
Li stalling the fight.
Li seems to have got his legs back now.
Li looking to throw knees to the head but Burton is blocking nicely.
Li blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Li throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Burton blocks it with crossed arms.
A nice right hand lands inside from Burton.

Jeez, Brus Li's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.
Burton tries a body shot but Li blocks it.
Li tries to work over Burton's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Li is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Burton is defending well for now.
Burton managing to block the knees to the body from Li.
Li tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Burton is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Li is defending well for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burton tries to throw a body punch but Li avoids it by throwing Burton back against the cage.
Burton lands a nice uppercut.
Li with a knee to the head.
Burton lands a left hand.
Li is trying to break the clinch but Burton is controlling him.
Burton misses with a punch on the inside.
Li scores with a knee to the head.
Li trying to stall but Burton improves his position.
Burton misses with a hook to the ribs.
Li tries to stall but Burton uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Li misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Burton.
Burton lands a left hand that snaps the head of Li backwards.
Burton lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Burton misses with a hook from the clinch.
Li tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Burton.
Brus Li has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Li throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
A left hand lands to the body for Burton.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Li blocks an uppercut.
Li misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Burton.
Li blocks an uppercut.
Burton lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Li or not.
Burton makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Li.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Li obliges.
Burton tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Li creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Burton gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.

The referee calls the doctor in to look at Brus Li's cut. Oh no, the doctor has called an end to the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:57 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Colin Burton!
Colin Burton decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: GFC83/Danae vs Hickok     
Date:   Jun 16, 2012

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Derrick Rankinstein and Brus Li. Rankinstein comes to the cage accompanied by Going Back To Cali by LL Cool J. Li has chosen Blue Bob - Go Get Some as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

169 cm
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147 lbs
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147 lbs
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BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Derrick Rankinstein!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
The judges for this bout are Konstantin Menshow, Ivan Kurochkin and Dmitry Maklakov.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Li throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

Rankinstein shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in full mount! That's better than Rankinstein was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!

Rankinstein is going oldschool here, as he tries to force Li to tap using a forearm choke. This isn't 1993 though, so Li shrugs it off.
Li is looking to improve his position but Rankinstein isn't that keen on the idea.
Li bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Rankinstein is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Li pushes Rankinstein off and gets back to his feet.

Rankinstein closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Li misses with a punch on the inside.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Li gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Rankinstein.
Rankinstein looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rankinstein unloads a knee to the mid-section. Li lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Li stalling.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Rankinstein obliges.
Still in the clinch, Li scores with a nice short uppercut.
Rankinstein lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Rankinstein dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Rankinstein lands an elbow inside.

It looks like Brus Li has been cut.
Li misses with a punch to the body.
A nice left hand lands by Li.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Rankinstein.
Rankinstein blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Li dodges an elbow strike from Rankinstein.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Good body shot from Li.
Li managing to block the knees to the body from Rankinstein.
Li lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Rankinstein backwards.

Li escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Li sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Li moves out of range of the body kick.
Rankinstein fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
The fighters circle momentarily. Li darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Li avoids a kick to the body.
Rankinstein scores with a sloppy right hand. Li should have avoided that one.
Li blocks a jab.
Li checks the leg kick.
Rankinstein fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Decent striking displayed by Li there.
Li keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Li misses with a body shot.
Derrick Rankinstein seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Rankinstein throws a hook to the side of Li's head but Li sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Li throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A jab from Rankinstein finds it's way through Li's defenses.
Li misses with a jab, cross combination.
Li takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Rankinstein thows a body shot but no joy.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Li 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 Rankinstein has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Rankinstein and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
The fighters circling - Rankinstein throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Li tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Li looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li throws a lazy head kick
and Rankinstein counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Li tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rankinstein was well out of range. Poor timing from Li.
Li takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Both fighters circling a little - Rankinstein finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Li slips a jab and a cross from Rankinstein.
Rankinstein misses with a wild body shot.
Rankinstein looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Li misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Rankinstein shoots for a takedown but Li saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Derrick Rankinstein. That's going to take a lot out of him.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Li swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Rankinstein is defended easily by Li.
Rankinstein thows a body shot but no joy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Derrick Rankinstein dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Brus Li's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Li just misses with a punch to the body.
Li throws a nice inside leg kick.
Li explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Li misses with a body shot.
A jab from Li misses.
Li throws a half hearted mid kick.
Rankinstein throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

Rankinstein moves into the clinch successfully.
Li tries a body shot but Rankinstein blocks it.
Rankinstein unloads a knee to the mid-section. Li lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Rankinstein tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Li avoids it.
Rankinstein is trying to stall.
Rankinstein holding his opponent close, against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rankinstein with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Li lands with a short shot to the head.
Rankinstein is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Li is defending well for now.
Rankinstein missing with knees to the body.
Rankinstein lands a nice knee to the body.
Rankinstein blocks the elbow strike.
Li tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Li prevents Rankinstein from breaking the clinch.
Rankinstein tries to score a body lock takedown but Li shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Li pressing his opponent against the cage.
Rankinstein goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stalling in the clinch from Li.
Rankinstein crunches a lovely knee into Li's ribcage.
Rankinstein tries to work over Li's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Li on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Rankinstein fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Rankinstein slowing the pace effectively.
Rankinstein tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Li blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
A nice left hand lands by Rankinstein.
Rankinstein drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Li gets the underhooks and prevents it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rankinstein tries to circle away but Li has him pinned against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li lands an elbow that stopped Rankinstein in his tracks for a moment.

It looks like Derrick Rankinstein has been cut.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Li on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
A right hook to the body lands for Li.
Li lands with a left to the head.
Li is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Li tries to throw a body punch but Rankinstein avoids it by throwing Li back against the cage.
Rankinstein utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Li wants to stall.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rankinstein.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rankinstein is trying to stall.
Rankinstein tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Rankinstein managing to block the knees to the body from Li.
Rankinstein pushes Li back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Derrick Rankinstein has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Rankinstein has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Li after a bit of a struggle.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Derrick Rankinstein. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Rankinstein changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Li fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Li drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Rankinstein lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Li throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Nice defenses there by Li.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Derrick Rankinstein dominated that second round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. And we move into the final round!


Li takes a swing at Rankinstein's ribcage but misses.

Rankinstein has managed to clinch.
Rankinstein throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Li scores with a shot to the side of Rankinstein's head.
Rankinstein throws an elbow that misses.
Rankinstein tries to land knees in the clinch but Li avoids the damage to the body.
Li lands a hook that snaps the head of Rankinstein backwards.
Rankinstein swings wildly with an uppercut but Li uses good head movement to avoid it.
Li on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Rankinstein is trying to break free.
Rankinstein tries to land knees in the clinch but Li avoids the damage to the body.
Rankinstein blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Li lands a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li stalling in the clinch but Rankinstein improves position.
Rankinstein with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
A short uppercut from Rankinstein.
Rankinstein stalling in the clinch but Li improves position.
With the fighters up against the cage, Li throws an elbow but misses.
Li taking a breather.
Rankinstein lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Li displaying some good clinch control by pressing Rankinstein up against the cage.
Rankinstein throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Li tries to work over Rankinstein's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Rankinstein breaks from the clinch.
Rankinstein looks for a takedown but Li sprawls well.
Li slips under a jab from Rankinstein.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Li.
Rankinstein's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Rankinstein duly obliges.
Rankinstein drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Li showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Rankinstein.

Li closes the distance and clinches.
Rankinstein tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Rankinstein can't get the takedown.
Rankinstein looking for a takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Derrick Rankinstein. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rankinstein looking to slow down the pace here.
Rankinstein unloads a knee to the mid-section. Li lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Li pushes Rankinstein back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Rankinstein prevents a body shot from Li.
Li has Rankinstein pressed against the cage.
Rankinstein tries to land knees in the clinch but Li avoids the damage to the body.
Li lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Li is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Li struggles to land a body shot inside as Rankinstein controls his hands.

Rankinstein breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Brus Li has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Rankinstein misses the target.
Rankinstein throws a half hearted mid kick.
Nice uppercut there from Rankinstein.
Li misses the shot to the body.
Crunch! Li slams his shin into Rankinstein's torso.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Rankinstein.
A combination from Li does no damage.
Li feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Rankinstein's calf.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Li misses with an attempted mid kick.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Rankinstein.
Li misses with a hook.
Rankinstein jabs Li to the body, keeping him at a distance.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Derrick Rankinstein.
Well Rankinstein 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 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Konstantin Menshow scores the fight 30:27
Judge Ivan Kurochkin scores the fight 30:27
Judge Dmitry Maklakov scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Derrick Rankinstein!

Derrick Rankinstein took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, Balco Boys - Hilo for their support in the buildup to the fight.
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Event: GFC79/TBjang vs Hickok     
Date:   May 26, 2012

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Brus Li and Marijo Palavra. Chooooooooon! I think Li might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Blue Bob - Go Get Some. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

165 cm
22
147 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
170 cm
22
140 lbs
9 - 6 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Counter striker
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Marijo Palavra!
The judges for this bout are Aleksandr Martynov, Ivan Kurochkin and Fedor Mirinova.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Li throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Li throws a body kick that misses.
Palavra with a lazy takedown attempt
and Li counters with a nice body kick.
Li scores with a shot to the body.
Palavra fails with a takedown attempt.
Palavra tries to score a power double leg takedown but Li sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Palavra somewhat.
Brus Li has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Marijo Palavra.
An inside leg kick lands from Li.
Li misses with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li leaves Palavra with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Palavra tries to score a power double leg takedown but Li sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Palavra somewhat.
Li throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Li lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Palavra misses with a takedown
and Li counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Li doesn't manage to clinch there - Palavra circles away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Palavra closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Li is pressing down on Palavra's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Palavra looking to sit in guard and control but Li gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Li controls from within his opponent's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li wants to control from the top but Palavra keeps moving.
Li is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Palavra is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.

Brus Li has forced the referee to step in and bring the fight back to the feet.
Li misses with a double jab.
Palavra tries for a takedown but Li sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Li leaves Palavra with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Li lands a jab to Palavra's midsection.
Li is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Palavra.

Palavra shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in full mount! That's better than Palavra was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Palavra lands a nice shot to the head.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Palavra looking to land elbow strikes but Li uses the position to regain half guard.

Palavra is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Li has managed to free his arm - good work.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li dominated that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Palavra moves out of range of the strikes.
Li lands a head shot.
Horrible takedown by Palavra or perhaps it was just good defense by Li which made him look bad.
Li lands a really nice looking cross but Palavra seems unphased.
Li doesn't manage to clinch there - Palavra circles away.
Li getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

Palavra is rocked!
Li lands with a right and another and another! Palavra is in big trouble! Li lands again and this time it's lights out for Palavra! A quality knockout there for Li.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Brus Li!
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Event: GFC73/Ramos vs Cat on PPV     
Date:   Apr 21, 2012

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Pablo Escobar and Brus Li. Li is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Blue Bob - Go Get Some. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

172 cm
25
144 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
165 cm
22
147 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
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Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Pablo Escobar!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
The judges for this bout are Illya Tyunina, Igor Prikhodko and Fedor Mirinova.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Escobar lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Li throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Li takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Escobar's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Li connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Escobar scrambles back to his feet.

Li forces Escobar back against the cage and clinches.
Li using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Escobar has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Li struggles to land a body shot inside as Escobar controls his hands.
Escobar has had enough of the clinch but Li keeps him there for the moment.

Escobar breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Escobar cracks Li with a good jab.

It looks like Brus Li has been cut.

Oooooh!!! Escobar has knocked Li down with a huge combo! Escobar steps away and waves a wobbly Li back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!

Li is rocked!
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!
Escobar connects with a stiff jab that staggers Li - oh and he follows up with a huge uppercut that knocks him out cold! Man, that was brutal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Pablo Escobar!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Pablo Escobar waved his t-shirt featuring Wolfpack Blood Labs's logo in front of the cameras.
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Event: UPG 23: Diamonds in the Rough     
Date:   Feb 20, 2012

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Hunter Thompson and Brus Li. Li has chosen Blue Bob - Go Get Some as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

167 cm
24
130 lbs
6 - 4 - 0
165 cm
21
147 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Basic striking
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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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, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Hunter Thompson!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Marco Blurström and Ben Zyskovitsi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Thompson misses with a right hand
and Li counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Thompson dives in and grabs Li's left leg, looking for a takedown. Li pushes down on Thompson's head and hops out.
Thompson shoots in looking for a takedown but Li manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Thompson's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Li's corner calls for a 1-2. Li obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Thompson slips a jab from Li.
Nice sprawl there from Li as Thompson shoots in.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Hunter Thompson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Li slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Thompson tries a head kick but it misses.
Li throws a wild body kick that Thompson sees coming a mile off.
Thompson loads up on a big right hand but Li slips the punch.

Li clinches.

Li breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Li pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Li lunges at Thompson with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Thompson's hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice leg kick lands there from Li.
Li scores with a jab. Thompson acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Thompson misses with a wild body shot.
Li throws a right and a left that Thompson avoids nicely.
Brus Li is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Li throws an overhand right that lands on Thompson's shoulder, as Thompson tries to avoid the shot.
Thompson has a takedown stuffed.
Thompson closes the distance and clinches up with Li, looking for a takedown. Thompson pushes Li against the cage but Li circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Thompson throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Li rushes Thompson and presses him up against the cage.
Thompson is trying to pull guard but Li has him pressed against the cage.

Li escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Thompson throws a sloppy head kick and Li moves out of range easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Thompson is defended easily by Li.
Thompson shoots in looking for a takedown. Li tries to sprawl out of it but Thompson keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Li manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.

Li gets tackled into the cage by Thompson. Thompson maintains the clinch.

Li breaks from the clinch.
Li scores with a sloppy right hand. Thompson should have avoided that one.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Thompson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Li lands a right hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thompson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

Li forces Thompson back against the cage and clinches.

Li breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Thompson throws a right and a left that both miss.
Li's jab looks to have found its range, popping Thompson under the eye.

Thompson clinches up with Li and pushes him back against the cage.

Thompson jumps guard and drags Li to the mat. He's obviously going to be looking for submissions off his back.
Li preventing the sweep.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Thompson had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Li defends it easily.
Thompson trying to control the position.

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

Thompson has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Li can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Li is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Li must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li dominated that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Li connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

Thompson closes the distance and clinches.

Li breaks the clinch.
Li fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Thompson has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

Thompson has Li up against the cage in a clinch.

Li manages to break the clinch.
Li lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Li throws a push kick but Thompson slaps the foot to one side.
Thompson motions for Li to come forward. Thompson throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A lazy left from Li finds it's target.
Thompson misses with a takedown attempt - Li sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thompson takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Thompson fails to land the takedown.
Li throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

Thompson clinches up with Li and pushes him back against the cage.

Li escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.

Thompson closes the distance and pushes Li back into the cage.

Li's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Brus Li seems to be getting the better of the standup.

Thompson forces Li back against the cage and clinches.
Li blocks an elbow strike.

Li breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.

Thompson gets in close and instigates a clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thompson misses with the head strike.
Thompson takes an elbow to the temple.

It looks like Hunter Thompson has been cut.
Thompson misses with some punches.

Li breaks from the clinch.
Thompson takes a shot right to the bread basket.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Thompson lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Hunter Thompson is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Thompson gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Thompson misses with a low kick as Li jumps back.

Thompson moves into the clinch successfully.
Li lands an elbow inside that Thompson shrugs off.
Thompson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Li backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thompson misses with some punches.

Li breaks from the clinch.
Li bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Li defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Thompson.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Hunter Thompson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Thompson throws a sloppy head kick and Li moves out of range easily.
Thompson stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Li.
Thompson has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Li.
Jab from Li.
Li lands a body shot.
Li scores with a nice head shot.
Li scores with a body shot.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Li. Thompson shrugs it off though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
That kick from Li tenderised Thompson's leg. Thompson is trying to keep his angry face on.
Thompson takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Thompson looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Li is fending him off so far but Thompson persists. Nope, Li circles away and we're back to standing.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Thompson looks for a takedown but Li sprawls well.
Thompson throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Li's waist but Li gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Thompson off to one side.
Thompson misses with a double jab
and Li counters with a leg kick.

Li moves into the clinch.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Thompson has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Li after a bit of a struggle.

Li pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Li lands with an uppercut that bounces Thompson off the cage and back into range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Hunter Thompson's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.



Li clinches up with Thompson and pushes him back against the cage.
Thompson drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Li gets the underhooks and prevents it.

Li pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
A good leg kick by Li.
Li throws the kick towards the body but Thompson avoids it.

Thompson clinches.
Thompson is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Li to keep the fight standing.
Thompson jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Li walks away with a smile on his face. Thompson gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Hunter Thompson. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Li has managed to clinch.
Thompson tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.

Li breaks the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li misses with a series of wild punches.

Thompson moves into the clinch.
Thompson misses with an elbow over the top.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Li.
Thompson looks to throw an elbow but misses.

Li's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Li scores with a jab to the body.
Thompson looks to land a body kick but Li moved away.
Nice sprawl there from Li as Thompson shoots in.
Li tries to clinch there but Thompson circles away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thompson throws a head kick but Li moves out of range.

Thompson clinches with his opponent.
Li is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

Li breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.

Thompson closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Thompson is trying to break the clinch but Li is controlling him.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Li.

Li breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Li catches Thompson with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Thompson misses with a series of wild punches.
Sloppy strikes from Li. Those never looked like landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Thompson is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

Thompson closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.

Li pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Li lands a jab to Thompson's midsection.
Thompson shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.

Thompson has taken the fight to the clinch.
Thompson looking for a takedown.
Thompson is looking to take this one to the mat.
Thompson is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.

Li breaks the clinch.
Li lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.

Li moves into range and clinches up with Thompson.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Li pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Li moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Li dips to his left and cracks Thompson with an uppercut!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Thompson misses with a head kick.
Thompson tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Li was well out of range. Poor timing from Thompson.
Thompson throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

Li fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Thompson, pushing him back against the cage.

Li manages to break the clinch.
Li scores with a hook to the body. Thompson takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li connects with a jab.
Thompson throws a sloppy head kick
and Li counters with a nice leg kick.
Li lands with a hook. Thompson tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Hunter Thompson's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Li lands an overhand right.
Thompson fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Li avoids it really well and circles away.
Li looks for the body kick but Thompson saw that one coming.

Thompson gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Li blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Thompson tries to score a body lock takedown but Li shows good agility there to stay on his feet.

Li manages to break the clinch.
Li moves into range and connects with a jab.
Thompson shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Li as he avoids it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Hunter Thompson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Thompson 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.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Thompson rushes Li and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

Li breaks the clinch.
Thompson will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Li lands with a right hand.
Thompson walks into a left hand.
Li lands a jab to the nose.
Thompson will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Thompson misses with a leg kick
letting Li counter with a right hand.
Thompson takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

Li has taken the fight to the clinch.

Li escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.

Thompson moves into the clinch successfully.
Thompson misses with a punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Li escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Thompson takes a shot right to the bread basket.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Li buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Thompson shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Li defends it nicely.
A chopping leg kick lands by Li.
Thompson shoots for a takedown but Li saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.

Li closes the distance and clinches.
Thompson is trying to push Li away but Li has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Li has Thompson pressed against the cage, preventing Thompson from circling away and getting back to striking at range.

Li breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Li.
Thompson throws a sloppy head kick
and Li counters with a nice body shot.
Thompson has a takedown stuffed.
Li lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Li moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

Li rushes Thompson and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

Li breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Li.
An inside leg kick lands from Li.
Li connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Thompson's hands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

Thompson closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.

Li breaks from the clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Thompson takes a kick to the side of the head.
Li lands with a nice body kick.
Thompson with a poor takedown
and Li counters with a stiff right hand.
Li moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

Li clinches up against the cage.

Li escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.

Thompson takes the fight into the clinch.

Li's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Hunter Thompson's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Thompson fails with a takedown attempt.

Thompson moves into the clinch successfully.

Li escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Thompson fails with a takedown attempt.

Li gets tackled into the cage by Thompson. Thompson maintains the clinch.

Li's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Good leg kick by Li there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
An inside leg kick lands from Li.
Thompson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Li can pounce on him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thompson throws a head kick that misses.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - an gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Li throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Thompson on the side of the head.

Thompson has taken the fight to the clinch.

Li escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.

Thompson has closed the distance and engaged Li in a clinch.

Li manages to break the clinch.
Thompson walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

Thompson clinches up with Li and pushes him back against the cage.

Li's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Thompson misses with the combination.

Thompson moves into the clinch successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Li breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
An inside leg kick lands from Li.
Li scores with a body shot.

Thompson gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
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!

Li breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Thompson closes the distance and clinches up with Li, looking for a takedown. Thompson pushes Li against the cage but Li circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Hunter Thompson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Thompson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Li can pounce on him.
Li connects with a nice looking jab.
Thompson takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Li.
Li leaves Thompson with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Thompson pushes Li up against the cage in a clinch.
Thompson is trying to push Li away but Li has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.

Li manages to break the clinch.

Thompson instigates a clinch.

Li breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch but Thompson swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Li slaps away a takedown attempt from Thompson, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Thompson throws a nice looking combination but Li bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

Li gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Li's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Li leaves Thompson with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Thompson has his takedown stuffed
and Thompson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Li connects with an inside leg kick.
Li stuffs the takedown attempt from Thompson. Thompson gets slowly back to his feet.
Brus Li is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Li looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Li lands a nice hook to Thompson's body. Thompson takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Hunter Thompson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A shot to the body from Thompson misses
and Li counters with a good, hard body kick but Thompson shrugs it off.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brus Li comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Li winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. 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 45:50
Judge Marco Blurström scores the fight 45:50
Judge Ben Zyskovitsi scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brus Li!

Brus Li is the new bantamweight champion!
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Event: UPG 19: Quick to Anger     
Date:   Jan 23, 2012

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Brus Li and Lionel Messi. Li kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Blue Bob - Go Get Some. Brus Li could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Lionel Messi's chin.

165 cm
21
147 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
181 cm
21
146 lbs
7 - 3 - 0
Decent wrestler
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Lionel Messi!
The judges for this bout are Johanna Lukiainen, Matti Vanhoillinen and Roosa Järviläinen.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Messi throws a sloppy head kick and Li moves out of range easily.
Li throws a shot from downtown. Messi moves away and avoids it.
Li throws a hook to the side of Messi's head but Messi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Li is looking to clinch.
Li on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Messi. Messi obviously looking to wear him down.
Messi misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Li misses the jab.
Messi throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Messi pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Messi looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Messi tries a head kick but it misses.
Li throws a jab but it's blocked by Messi.
Li lands with a right hand.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Li is defended easily by Messi.
Li thows a body shot but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Messi misses with the body kick

and Li counters by moving into the clinch.
Li utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.

Messi escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Messi throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Messi throws a sloppy head kick
and Li counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Li shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Messi sprawls well. Messi wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Li gets slowly back to his feet.
Messi misses with a body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li throws a jab but it's blocked by Messi.
Li moves out of range of the body kick from Messi.
Li moves out of range as Messi throws a body kick.
Messi misses with a head kick.
Messi pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Li throws a sloppy head kick and Messi moves out of range easily.
Messi tries to land a front kick but Li steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Messi misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Li blocks a head kick by Messi.
Messi throws a head kick that Li semi-blocks.

Li gets a clinch.
Messi is trying to break the clinch but Li is controlling him.
Messi is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.

Messi breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Messi misses with the body kick
and Li counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Messi chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Li can pounce on him.
Messi walks into a left hand.
Li looks to throw the jab but Messi is out of range.
Li fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Messi throws a sloppy head kick
and Li counters with a left to the body.
Messi looks gassed!
Messi takes one to the chin there.
Messi throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

Li closes the distance and clinches.

Li manages to break the clinch.
Messi takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Messi takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

That's four 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!
Li moves out of range of the body kick.
Messi slips a straight right by Li.
A good leg kick by Messi.
Messi throws a body kick, spinning off balance

and Li holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.

Li manages to break the clinch.
Messi misses with an attempted mid kick.

Li drives through and clinches with Messi against the cage.

Li's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Nice body kick from Messi.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Messi throws a head kick but Li moves out of range.
Messi throws a head kick that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li dominated that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!



Li closes the distance and clinches.
Li wants to break free but Messi has control.

Li pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Messi takes one to the side of the head.
Messi looks to land a body kick but Li moved away.
Li works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Li throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Messi connects with a leg kick. Li looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Li with a body punch. A glancing blow.
A combination from Li does no damage.
Messi keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Li.
Lionel Messi is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Li throws a right and a left that Messi avoids nicely.

Li clinches.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Li pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
A leg kick checked by Li.
Messi scores with a nice body kick.
Messi misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Li moves in looking to clinch but Messi pushes him off.

Li closes the distance and pushes Messi back into the cage.

Li breaks from the clinch.
Messi throws a head kick that misses
and Li cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Messi tries a head kick but it misses.
Messi slips a straight right by Li.
Brus Li is winning the standup battle so far.
Li misses with an attempted mid kick.
Li is looking to clinch but Messi is avoiding it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Li lands a jab.
Messi tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Messi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Li.
Li connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Messi momentarily.
Li lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Messi throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Messi throws a head kick that misses.
Messi looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Li throws a body punch but Messi moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Messi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Messi throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Li's head.
Messi is breathing heavily.
A good leg kick by Li.
Li tries to clinch up but Messi circles away and keeps his distance.
Messi tries to score with a low kick but Li moves his leg out of the way.
Li misses with a double jab.
Messi tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Li moves out of range as Messi throws a body kick.
Li tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Messi goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Li lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Li.
Messi throws a lazy head kick
enabling Li to counter with a crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li lands with a shot to the body.
Li tries to clinch up.

Li darts in and clinches Messi up against the cage.

Li breaks from the clinch.
Messi moves out of range of the strikes.
Li scores with a hook.
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!
Messi misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Messi tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Li tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in the close the distance. Messi manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li moves in looking to clinch but Messi pushes him off.

Li clinches with his opponent.
Messi avoiding damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li dominated that second round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Li lands a slapping body shot.
Messi is looking to land body kicks.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Li!
Messi has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Li.
Messi misses with an attempted mid kick.
Li tries to clinch up but Messi circles away and keeps his distance.
Messi throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Li throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Li dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Messi. That did some damage!
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Messi takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Messi takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Li tries to close the distance and clinch but Messi swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Messi throws a sloppy head kick and Li moves out of range easily.
A head kick by Messi misses
and Li counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Messi thinking.
Messi takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Messi misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Li throws the left hand but Messi avoids the punch easily.
Messi on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Li. Li obviously looking to wear him down.
Li looks to land a body kick but Messi moved away.
Messi throws a sloppy head kick
and Li counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Li blocks a head kick by Messi.
Li scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li wants to clinch.
Messi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Messi throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Li scores with a nice head shot.
Messi misses with a body kick.
Li takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Messi misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Messi goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Messi throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li with a hook.
Messi walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

Messi is rocked!
Messi gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Messi is still on wobbly legs! Can Li finish him?
Messi on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Li connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
A decent looking cross lands there for Li.
Li fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Li misses with a straight left.
Li misses the shot to the body.
Messi has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Nice shot lands for Li.
Li throws a one two combo.
Li avoids the head kick by Messi.
Lionel Messi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Messi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Messi keeps the fight on the outside.

Li rushes Messi and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Messi wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Messi is trying to break the clinch but Li has him pressed against the cage.
Messi can't break the clinch.

Li breaks the clinch.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Messi scores with a spinning back kick!
Messi lands a nice looking kick to the body. Li takes a step back to recover.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Messi.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brus Li showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Li 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 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight for Brus Li!
Judge Matti Vanhoillinen scores the fight for Brus Li!
Judge Roosa Järviläinen scores the fight for Brus Li!

Brus Li wins by unanimous decision!
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A
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B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
52%

 

Event: XFA 33 < King Ralph >     
Date:   Nov 26, 2011

Coming up we have a bantamweight bout between Edward Ludczynsky and Brus Li. Li has chosen Blue Bob - Go Get Some as his entrance music. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

163 cm
26
145 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
165 cm
20
147 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
Dangerous GnP
Counter striker
Very quick
BJJ Blue Belt
Good kicks
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Edward Ludczynsky!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
The judges for this bout are Wagner Zegers, Albert Achterberg and Radbod Blank.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ludczynsky 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.
A punch lands to the side of Ludczynsky 's head but he takes it in his stride.
A clash of legs there as Li blocks the low kick.
Li avoids the body shot from Ludczynsky.
Ludczynsky shoots for a double leg takedown but Li sprawls well. He's pushed Ludczynsky's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Li looks to throw the jab but Ludczynsky is out of range.
Ludczynsky slips a jab and a cross from Li.

Li clinches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ludczynsky tries to land knees in the clinch but Li avoids the damage to the body.
Ludczynsky changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Li fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Li lands a two punch combo.
Ludczynsky shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Li pinned against the cage. Li gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Edward Ludczynsky. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Li throws a leg kick but Ludczynsky moved away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ludczynsky steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Li.
Ludczynsky on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Ludczynsky dodges the punch combination from Li.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Ludczynsky is defended easily by Li.
Li fails in his attempt to clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li connects with a crisp jab.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Ludczynsky misses with a leg kick
and Li counters with a nice body shot.
Li throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Li darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Ludczynsky darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Li is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Li keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Ludczynsky tries to pass the half guard into mount. Li knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Ludczynsky throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Li keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li dominated that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!



Li drives through and clinches with Ludczynsky against the cage.
Ludczynsky wants a takedown.
Li is trying to break the clinch but Ludczynsky is controlling him.
Ludczynsky trying to land knees to the body.
Li stops a takedown attempt from Ludczynsky.
Li wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Li trying to land knees to the body.
Ludczynsky displaying some good clinch control by pressing Li up against the cage.
Ludczynsky is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Li is defending well for now.

Li escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Ludczynsky sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li jabs Ludczynsky right on the nose. Ludczynsky blinks but takes it well.
Li blocks a low kick nicely.
Li fails with an attempt to clinch.
Brus Li seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Li lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Li lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Ludczynsky takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Brus Li is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Ludczynsky's hands.

It looks like Edward Ludczynsky has been cut.
Ludczynsky walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Li checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Ludczynsky throws a leg kick but Li sees it coming and moves out of range.
Ludczynsky throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Brus Li seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Li lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Ludczynsky backs up against the cage.
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!
Li is looking to clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ludczynsky avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Ludczynsky throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ludczynsky keeps the fight on the outside.
Ludczynsky thows a body shot but no joy.
Ludczynsky thows a leg kick but Li checks it
and Li counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Li throws a leg kick but Ludczynsky checks it.
Li misses with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ludczynsky looks for a takedown but Li sprawls well.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Edward Ludczynsky. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ludczynsky misses with an attempted mid kick.
Li tries to clinch but Ludczynsky is having none of it.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Li wants to clinch.
Ludczynsky fails with the takedown.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Edward Ludczynsky's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Li looks to land a body kick but Ludczynsky moved away.
Li fails to land with a series of punches.
Ludczynsky takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Li pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Ludczynsky misses with the body kick

and Li counters by clinching up.
A battle for position here, against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The referee calls for Ludczynsky to work.

Li breaks the clinch.
Ludczynsky throws a chopping leg kick but Li manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Ludczynsky misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Li throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Li scores with a kick to the midsection.
Li tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice takedown defense from Li. No joy for Ludczynsky on that attempt.
Li lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Edward Ludczynsky has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Li thows a body kick. Ludczynsky tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Ludczynsky moves out of range of the strikes.

Ludczynsky tries to keep at a distance but Li has taken the fight into the clinch.
Ludczynsky tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Li avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Come on Li - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.

Li's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Li tries to clinch up.
Li wants to clinch up but Ludczynsky keeps it at a distance.
Li keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Ludczynsky throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Li's waist but Li gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Ludczynsky off to one side.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Edward Ludczynsky. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Li blocks a leg kick.
Ludczynsky looks to score with a jab to the body but Li is just out of range.
Brus Li is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Li scores with a punch to the head.
Li wants to clinch up but Ludczynsky keeps it at a distance.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Li throws a sloppy head kick and Ludczynsky moves out of range easily.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brus Li comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Li winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. 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 Wagner Zegers scores the fight 27:30
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 27:30
Judge Radbod Blank scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brus Li!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
29%

 

Event: HBP 74     
Date:   Oct 02, 2011

Coming up we have a bantamweight bout between Brus Li and Sebastian Nygaard. Li comes to the cage accompanied by Led Zeppelin - Black Dog. Nygaard has chosen Drowning Pool - Bodies as his entrance music. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

165 cm
20
147 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
182 cm
26
143 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid boxing
Very strong
Good takedowns
Counter striker
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sebastian Nygaard!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Aafke Stam and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice straight punches there by Li. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Li.
Nygaard shoots in for a double leg but Li sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Li lands a jab to Nygaard's midsection.
Nygaard shoots in for a double leg but Li sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Nygaard moves out of range of the body kick.
Li fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

Nygaard closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Nygaard is staying tight to Li's torso, preventing him from escaping.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

That's one minute gone in the round.

Nygaard is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Li is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Nygaard in side control, throwing shots but Li defends.

Nygaard decides to take the fight back to the feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nygaard tries to score a power double leg takedown but Li sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Nygaard somewhat.
Brus Li has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Sebastian Nygaard.
Nygaard closes the distance and clinches up with Li, looking for a takedown. Nygaard pushes Li against the cage but Li circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
No luck for Nygaard with that takedown attempt.
Nygaard is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Nygaard shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Li but Li pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Li throws a head kick that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Nice body kick from Li.
Nygaard doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Li counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Li throws a wild body kick that Nygaard sees coming a mile off.
Li throws the left hand but Nygaard avoids the punch easily.
Good standup being displayed there by Li as he connects with a hook.
Nygaard has a takedown stuffed.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nygaard has a takedown stuffed.
Nygaard looks gassed!
Nygaard shoots for a takedown but Li saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Li throws a nice inside leg kick.
Li moves into range and connects with a jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li misses with a body kick.
Li tries to bum rush Nygaard with a series of wild strikes but Nygaard uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.



Nygaard is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Li's half guard.
Nygaard tries to pass the half guard into mount. Li knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Li wants to improve his position but Nygaard is controlling well.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Nygaard in particular looking to stall.
Nygaard looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Nygaard is looking for a kimura but Li is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Nygaard to get the leverage.
Nygaard is trying to control. Li wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Li wants to improve his position but Nygaard is controlling well.
Nygaard thows a huge punch but Li dodges it nicely.
Nygaard thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Li's head.
Nygaard content to control rather than advance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

The ref calls for a clean break and stands the fighters back up. Sebastian Nygaard wasn't active enough on the ground.
Crunch! Li slams his shin into Nygaard's torso.
A looping hook to the body misses from Li. Nygaard does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Li, right into the meat.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nygaard misses with an uppercut.

Nygaard closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
A bit of a lull in the action. I'm sure it will pick up again soon... even if the ref has to physically pick them up and put them back on their feet.
Nygaard trying to control the position but Li is working away.
Li is looking to reverse the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Li is working hard here to advance position.

Nygaard is trying to get an arm triangle but Li is defending well.
Nygaard happy to just control the position for now.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Nygaard swings around for an armbar but Li sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Nygaard's guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sebastian Nygaard showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


No joy there for Li, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Nygaard throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Li punishes Nygaard's body with a nice straight punch.

Nygaard drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Li is trying to keep Nygaard in close.
Nygaard showing good wrestling skills to control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Nygaard forces his way into half guard.
Nygaard looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Nygaard is looking to advance position but Li won't allow it.

The ref stands the fighters back up. Sebastian Nygaard was stalling too much, according to the referee.
A jab from Li finds it's way through Nygaard's defenses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nygaard fails with the takedown.
Nygaard fails with the takedown
enabling Li to counter with a crisp jab.
Nygaard takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Nygaard avoids the head kick by Li.
A good leg kick by Li.
Li lands with a kick to the temple. Nygaard shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
This has been an exciting period of action!
Li bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Li connects with an inside leg kick.
Nygaard misses with an uppercut.
Li bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Nygaard's head backwards.
Li lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Nygaard takes a shot to the body in his stride.
A lazy left from Li finds it's target.
Nygaard chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Li can pounce on him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Li misses with a body kick.
Nygaard showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Li.
Nygaard takes a jab right on the kisser.
Nygaard throws an overhand right that lands on Li's shoulder, as Li tries to avoid the shot.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li misses with a wild combination.
Jab by Li.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brus Li showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Li 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 Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 29:28
Judge Aafke Stam scores the fight 29:28
Judge Wagner Zegers scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brus Li!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
39%

 

Event: HBP 69     
Date:   Sep 04, 2011

Coming up we have a bantamweight bout between Guillaume Leblanc and Brus Li. Li is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Black Dog. Guillaume Leblanc is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

165 cm
26
130 lbs
4 - 3 - 0
165 cm
19
145 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid boxing
Experienced
BJJ Blue Belt
Good kicks
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Guillaume Leblanc!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Nard Betker and Aafke Stam.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Leblanc fails with an attempt to clinch.
Leblanc sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Leblanc blocks a head kick by Li.
Li lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Li dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Leblanc. That did some damage!
Leblanc misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Li.
Li lands a really nice looking cross but Leblanc seems unphased.
Li with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Li throws a nice inside leg kick.
No joy there for Leblanc, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Leblanc 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.
Li fakes the leg kick and cracks Leblanc in the body.
Leblanc misses with a head kick.
Leblanc wants to clinch but Li slips to the side
and Li cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li lands a head kick. Leblanc smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
A shot to the body from Leblanc misses
and Li counters with a head kick.
Li avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Leblanc doesn't manage to clinch there - Li circles away.
Leblanc tries to clinch there but Li circles away.
A head kick from Li lands but Leblanc takes it in his stride.
Li rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Leblanc moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
A head kick misses from Li.
Leblanc tries to clinch but Li moves away
and Li counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Leblanc throws a shot from downtown. Li moves away and avoids it.
Leblanc misses with an uppercut.
Li lands with a shot to the body.
Guillaume Leblanc seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Leblanc closes the distance looking to clinch
and Li counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Leblanc misses the shot to the body.

Leblanc has closed the distance and engaged Li in a clinch.
Leblanc fails to pull guard.
Li is looking to break free of the clinch but Leblanc has double underhooks.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Leblanc will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Li up against the cage.
Leblanc throws a punch but it's blocked by Li.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li tries to throw a body punch but Leblanc avoids it by throwing Li back against the cage.
Leblanc trying to land knees to the body.
Leblanc blocks a body shot from Li.
Leblanc is trying to force a seperation but Li has the dominant position.

Leblanc escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Li staying out of range there.
Leblanc wants to clinch but Li slips to the side
and Li counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Li goes for a high kick. It partially lands.

Leblanc has Li up against the cage in a clinch.

Li escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Li thumps Leblanc with a low kick.
Leblanc blocks a head kick by Li.
Li misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Leblanc tries to clinch there but Li circles away.
Li throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Li keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Li lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Leblanc tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in the close the distance. Li manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Leblanc tries to clinch there but Li circles away.
Li throws a head kick that Leblanc semi-blocks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Li throws a right and a left that Leblanc avoids nicely.
Li scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Leblanc lands a head shot.
Li fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Leblanc tries to clinch up.
Leblanc rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Li makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
The fight stays on the outside here - Leblanc looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Leblanc misses with a double jab
letting Li counter with a right hand.
Li avoids the head kick by Leblanc.
Li slips a jab and a cross from Leblanc.
Leblanc moves in looking to clinch but Li pushes him off.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li moves out of range of the body kick from Leblanc.
Guillaume Leblanc is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Leblanc throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Leblanc wants to clinch up but Li keeps it at a distance.
Leblanc is looking to clinch.
Li ducks under a wild hook from Leblanc.
Li throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Li throws a leg kick which misses Leblanc's front leg but catches the back leg as Leblanc tries to avoid it.
Leblanc swinging wildly here.
Leblanc is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Leblanc misses with a kick to the body
and Li counters with a nice body kick.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Li checks a leg kick nicely.
Leblanc swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Leblanc tries to close the distance and clinch up but Li swats him away and circles back towards the center.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Leblanc takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Li throws a shot to the body.
Leblanc throws a leg kick
and Li counters with a head kick. That will keep Leblanc thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
Li scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Leblanc doesn't seem bothered though.
Li with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
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!
Li keeps the fight on the outside.
Li getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Leblanc looks to throw the jab but Li is out of range.
Li scores with a head kick.
Li lands a jab to Leblanc's midsection.
Leblanc throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Li.
Li lands a head kick!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li thuds his shin into the meat of Leblanc's side.
Li lands a body shot.
Li buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Li lands a jab.
Leblanc misses with a body shot
enabling Li to counter with a crisp jab.
Leblanc tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in the close the distance. Li manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Leblanc takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Leblanc throws a head kick but Li moves out of range.
Brus Li seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Li feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Leblancs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Li displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Li buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Leblanc scores with a jab. Li acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
A shot to the liver by Li. Beautiful body shot.
Li scores with a nice head shot.
Leblanc connects with a good right hand that stumbles Li. Li circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
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!
Li digs a good hook to Leblanc's body.
Li thumps Leblanc with a low kick.
Leblanc is looking to clinch.
Li lands with a shot to the body.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Leblanc swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Li wants to clinch up but Leblanc keeps it at a distance.
Li changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Leblanc tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Leblanc tries to clinch but Li moves out of range.
Leblanc misses with a lunging right hand
and Li makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Li keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Leblanc tries to clinch there but Li circles away.
Leblanc swings for the body but Li moves out of range.
A head kick from Li lands but Leblanc takes it in his stride.
Nice uppercut lands for Li. That snapped Leblanc's head back.
Leblanc swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Li goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Li checks the leg kick.
Li works Leblanc's body with a nice hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Leblanc walks into a straight right hand from Li.
Sloppy strikes from Leblanc. Those never looked like landing.
Li keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Li, as that shot connected.
Li throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Leblanc stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Li avoids the head kick by Leblanc.
Li fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
An inside leg kick lands from Li.
Leblanc tries to work over Li's front leg with a kick but Li checks it.
Li thuds his shin into the meat of Leblanc's side.
Li scores with a shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Leblanc throws a series of punches but Li avoids them all with ease.
Li lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Leblanc takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Leblanc tries to clinch up but Li circles away and keeps his distance.
Li dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Leblanc wants to clinch but Li slips to the side
and Li counters with a nice low kick that buckles Leblanc's knee momentarily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Li connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Li fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Li is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Leblanc rather than just go for the knockout.
Leblanc takes a kick to the side of the head.
Leblanc takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Li stuns Leblanc with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Some wild striking there from Leblanc.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Leblanc throws a left and a right that both miss
letting Li counter with a right hand.
Li lands a really nice looking cross but Leblanc seems unphased.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Li - that will leave a mark!
Li comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Leblanc takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Li dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Leblanc. That did some damage!
Li works Leblanc's body with a nice hook.
Leblanc tries to check the leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Li throws a leg kick which misses Leblanc's front leg but catches the back leg as Leblanc tries to avoid it.
Leblanc tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Leblanc takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Leblanc.
Good exchange - Li coming out on top.
Li lands a jab to the head.
Li lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Li connects with a body shot.
Brus Li is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Leblanc tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Li paws at him with a jab and circles away.
A shot to the liver by Li. Beautiful body shot.
Leblanc misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Li counters with a slapping leg kick.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Leblanc on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Leblanc's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Li connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Leblanc scrambles back to his feet.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brus Li comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Li winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. 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 Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 27:30
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight 27:30
Judge Aafke Stam scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brus Li!
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A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
62%

 

Event: HBP 66     
Date:   Aug 20, 2011

Coming up we have a bantamweight bout between Brus Li and Edward Ludczynsky. Li comes into the arena with Black Dog blaring out of the sound system. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

165 cm
19
145 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
163 cm
25
145 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Good kicks
Very strong
Dangerous GnP
Counter striker
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Edward Ludczynsky!
The judges for this bout are Wagner Zegers, Patrick Alders and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Li misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Ludczynsky avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Ludczynsky blocks a head kick by Li.
Good leg kick by Li there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Li thows a body shot but no joy.
A low kick from Ludczynsky misses
and Li counters with a low kick, right behind Ludczynsky 's knee.
Li clobbers Ludczynsky with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Li scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Li throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Li displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ludczynsky throws out the jab.
Li misses with a body kick.
Li throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Ludczynsky shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Li napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Ludczynsky is looking to take a break and control but Li is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ludczynsky controlling the position from side mount.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ludczynsky working the head with strikes.
Ludczynsky is looking to take a break and control but Li is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Ludczynsky taking a breather here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ludczynsky misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Ludczynsky tries to score with some ground and pound. Li controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Ludczynsky scores with punches from side control.
Ludczynsky wants to control but Li is keeping him busy.
Ludczynsky taking a breather here.
Ludczynsky creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Li sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li wants to control but Ludczynsky postures up.
Ludczynsky controls the position.
Ludczynsky cracks Li with an elbow. That is naaassty.
The strikes coming from Ludczynsky are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Ludczynsky in side control, just content to control the action for now.
Ludczynsky in side control, throwing shots but Li defends.
Ludczynsky has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Ludczynsky working the ground and pound.
Ludczynsky throwing shots but missing, from side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ludczynsky works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Li gives up the full mount - oops, sloppy defensive grappling there!

Ludczynsky is working for a guillotine from mount but Li frees his head quite easily.
Ludczynsky landing strikes, looking to finish!
Ludczynsky landing strikes, looking to finish!
Ludczynsky thowing strikes but they're hitting the gloves, not doing any damage.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ludczynsky connects with a couple of good shots from mount.
Li is trying to escape the mount.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Edward Ludczynsky dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Ludczynsky checks the leg kick.
Li takes a swing at Ludczynsky's ribcage but misses.
Ludczynsky moves out of range as Li throws a body kick.
Ludczynsky checks the leg kick nicely there.
Li goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Ludczynsky ducks under a wild hook from Li.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Li thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ludczynsky tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Li is able to avoid easily.
Li goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Ludczynsky shoots in for a takedown but Li shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.

Ludczynsky scores a takedown into full mount!
Ludczynsky wants to control the pace but Li is squirming around nicely.
Li is in a horrible position here. Ludczynsky smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.
Ludczynsky content just to control the position here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ludczynsky landing shots from mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ludczynsky landing strikes from the mount.
Ludczynsky lands a big elbow.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ludczynsky lands with some vicious ground and pound - can Li hang on?

Li is rocked!
Ludczynsky looking to finish Li with some ground and pound. This is bad for Li!
Oh Li is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Ludczynsky lands a nice shot to the head.
Ludczynsky looking to control and managing it successfully.
Li seems to have got his legs back now.
The referee warns Li that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.
Ludczynsky with a couple of short strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ludczynsky breaks from Li's wrist control and lands an elbow.
Ludczynsky with the ground and pound from mount.
Ludczynsky tries to control but Li wriggling away.
Ludczynsky raining down shots from the mount!
Ludczynsky tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Li is in a horrible position here. Ludczynsky smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.
Ludczynsky sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Ludczynsky can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Li is looking to escape.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li can't escape the position.
BOOM! Ludczynsky connects with a massive shot to the dome!
Ludczynsky tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Li in a bad spot here, taking shots to the head.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li is squirming around, avoiding Ludczynsky's attempts to control the action.
Ludczynsky lands with some strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Edward Ludczynsky showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Li tries to land a front kick but Ludczynsky steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Li misses with a kick to the body.

Li gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Li avoiding damage as Ludczynsky throws knees to the body.
Ludczynsky is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Li is defending well for now.
Li wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Li gets underhooks to prevent Ludczynsky's takedown attempt.
Ludczynsky missing with knees to the body.
Ludczynsky prevents Li from breaking the clinch.
Li prevents the takedown attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ludczynsky drops down looking for an ankle pick but Li pulls his leg out and moves away.
Brus Li has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Edward Ludczynsky.
Li circles away from the clinch attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li misses with a body kick.
Ludczynsky throws a leg kick
and Li counters with a nice body kick.
Li punishes Ludczynsky's body with a nice straight punch.
Ludczynsky takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Li fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Li dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Li tries a head kick but it misses.
Li feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Ludczynsky's calf.

Ludczynsky rushes Li and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Li works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Ludczynsky working hard to break the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A frustrated look appears on Li's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Ludczynsky prevents Li from breaking the clinch.
Edward Ludczynsky is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

Li escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Ludczynsky attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Li throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Li throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Ludczynsky takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Li pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Brus Li is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Li - that will leave a mark!
Ludczynsky fails with an attempt to clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fight stays on the outside here - Ludczynsky looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Li is looking to wear down Ludczynsky with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Li swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Li throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Li misses with a body shot.
Ludczynsky on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Li. Li obviously looking to wear him down.
Ludczynsky uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Li.
Ludczynsky tries to score with a low kick but Li moves his leg out of the way.
Li throws a front kick aimed at Ludczynsky's knee but Ludczynsky avoids it well.
Brus Li has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Li lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Li ducks under a wild hook from Ludczynsky.
Ludczynsky changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Li tries to avoid it but Ludczynsky manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Li to the ground. Li escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Ludczynsky closes this distance looking for a takedown but Li circles away.
Ludczynsky finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Ludczynsky misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Li throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Li throws a push kick but Ludczynsky slaps the foot to one side.
Li tries a head kick but it misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brus Li showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Ludczynsky has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. 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 Wagner Zegers scores the fight 28:29
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight 28:29
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Edward Ludczynsky!
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G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
65%

 

Event: HBP 61     
Date:   Jul 30, 2011

Coming up we have a bantamweight bout between Brus Li and Marley Sabu. Li comes into the arena with Black Dog blaring out of the sound system. Sabu has chosen pure hatred as his entrance music. Marley Sabu has the eye of the tiger tonight.

Li
vs
Sabu
165 cm
19
145 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
166 cm
21
133 lbs
0 - 5 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Good kicks
Very strong
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Marley Sabu!
The judges for this bout are Wagner Zegers, Nard Betker and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sabu throws a left and a right that both miss
and Li connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Li dodges the punch combination from Sabu.
Sabu falls off balance throwing a combination
and Li counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Sabu falls off balance throwing a combination
and Li makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Li connects with a right hand. Sabu shakes it off.
Sabu throws a combination that misses
and Li counters with a nice uppercut.
Li dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Sabu. That did some damage!
Li throws the kick towards the body but Sabu avoids it.
Li is looking to slow Sabu down with leg kicks.
Sabu looks gassed!

Li clinches.

Li manages to break the clinch.

Li manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Sabu on his heels. He'll look to pass Sabu's guard now, I'm sure.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sabu has a closed guard, preventing Li from standing up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.

Li stands up and waves to Sabu to follow him.
Sabu thows a leg kick but Li checks it
and Li counters with a body kick.
Li throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Li lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Li thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Sabu if he has to take too many more of those.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li lands with a slapping head kick.
Li lands with an uppercut that bounces Sabu off the cage and back into rage.
Li throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Sabu takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

Sabu is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
That kick from Li tenderised Sabu's leg. Sabu is trying to keep his angry face on.
Li scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Li connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Li lands a nice looking body kick.
Sabu throws a sloppy head kick
and Li makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Sabu really felt that one!
Li connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Sabu takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Sabu walks into a left hand.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Li.

Li clinches with his opponent.
Li is looking to break free of the clinch but Sabu has double underhooks.

Li breaks from the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li cracks the inside of Sabu's front leg.
Sabu misses with a double jab
and Li counters with a low kick, right behind Sabu 's knee.
Li scores with a head kick. Sabu tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Sabu is still on wobbly legs! Can Li finish him?
Li lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Marley Sabu seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Li thuds his shin into the meat of Sabu's side.
Sabu has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Li.
Li lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Li pushes Sabu away with a front kick.
Li lets loose with a powerful body kick. Sabu will feel that in the morning.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Li drives through and clinches with Sabu against the cage.

Li manages to break the clinch.
Sabu seems to have recovered his senses.
Li keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Nice body kick from Li.
Li tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Li.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li connects with a high kick.
Sabu takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Li lands a nice looking body kick.
Li lands a nice looking body kick.
Sabu throws a lazy head kick
and Li counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Li goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Sabu takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Sabu throws a leg kick
enabling Li to counter with a crisp jab.
Li connects with a solid leg kick.
Sabu avoids the head kick by Li.
Li is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Sabu walks forward, straight into a front kick from Li.
Sabu 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.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Li lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Sabu has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Li.
Li connects with a high kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Li lands a head kick!
Sabu throws a combination that misses
and Li cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Sabu falls off balance throwing a combination

and Li counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Li.
Li is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Sabu can do to turn this around?
Sabu tries to pull guard but Li holds him up against the cage and eventually Sabu drops back down to his feet.

Li escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Sabu misses with a combination
and Li counters with a body kick that stops Sabu in his tracks momentarily.
Li misses with a double jab.
Sabu takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Sabu swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Li counters with a straight right hand.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Li throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Sabu misses with a combination
and Li counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li throws a leg kick which misses Sabu's front leg but catches the back leg as Sabu tries to avoid it.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Sabu 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.
Li throws a front kick that sends Sabu stumbling back into the cage.

Li forces Sabu back against the cage and clinches.
Sabu has Li pressed against the cage, preventing Li from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Sabu wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Li pressing his opponent against the cage.
Sabu is trying to push Li away but Li has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li controlling the action here for a moment.

Li pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Li throws a push kick but Sabu slaps the foot to one side.
Li wants to clinch up but Sabu keeps it at a distance.

Li closes the distance and clinches.
Sabu keeps control of Li as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.

Li's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Li dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sabu shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Li jabs Sabu to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Brus Li is winning the standup battle so far.
Sabu throws a leg kick
and Li cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Sabu throws a combination that misses
and Li counters with a big head kick but Sabu shrugs it off.
Sabu's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Sabu throws a left and a right that both miss
and Li counters with a body kick that stops Sabu in his tracks momentarily.
Li scores with a push kick.
Li throws a quick inside leg kick.
A thudding body kick lands there by Li!
Li tries a head kick but it misses.
Sabu throws a head kick that misses
and Li counters with a nice body kick.
Nice body kick there by Li.

Li clinches up against the cage.

Sabu breaks the clinch.
Li tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in the close the distance. Sabu manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Li throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Li.
Sabu throws a left and a right that both miss
and Li counters with a nice body kick.
Li throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Good exchange - Li coming out on top.
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!
Li lands a nice looking kick to the body. Sabu takes a step back to recover.
Nice body kick from Li.
Li lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Marley Sabu is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
A slapping leg kick lands for Li.
Li throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Li throws a head kick that half lands.
Sabu on the wrong end of a nice jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A solid body kick from Li.
Li changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Sabu tries to check the leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Sabu takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Sabu takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Sabu misses with a double jab
enabling Li to counter with a crisp jab.
Sabu throws a combination that misses
and Li counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A head kick by Sabu misses
and Li counters with a slapping leg kick.
Sabu takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Sabu walks forward, straight into a front kick from Li.
Li lands a nice looking kick to the body. Sabu takes a step back to recover.
Li lands with a kick to the temple. Sabu shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Li lands a head kick!
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Nice cross by Li.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Sabu crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Li - the referee stops the clock and Sabu gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Li. Sabu manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
A chopping leg kick lands by Li.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li wants to clinch.
Sabu throws a sloppy head kick
and Li counters with a head kick.

Li takes the fight into the clinch.

Li's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Li fakes the leg kick and cracks Sabu in the body.
Sabu throws a sloppy head kick
and Li counters with a nice low kick that buckles Sabu's knee momentarily.
Li throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Sabu.
Li throws a head kick that half lands.

Sabu gets tackled into the cage by Li. Li maintains the clinch.
Li wants to break free but Sabu has control.
Sabu tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Li just stands there and leans against the cage.
Sabu tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Li just stands there and leans against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Li trying to land knees to the body.
Sabu lands a hook that snaps the head of Li backwards.
Li is trying to force a seperation but Sabu has the dominant position.
Sabu misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Li.
Li gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Sabu.
Brus Li has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Marley Sabu.
Li is trying to break the clinch but Sabu has him pressed against the cage.
Li tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Sabu avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sabu tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Li is trying to break the clinch but Sabu is controlling him.
Li looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Sabu jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Li walks away with a smile on his face. Sabu gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Sabu throws a leg kick that is checked
and Li finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
A head kick by Sabu misses
and Li counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Sabu thinking.
Sabu takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Nice jab there from Li.
Crunch! Li slams his shin into Sabu's torso.
Li pushes Sabu away with a front kick.
Li tries to clinch but Sabu is having none of it.
Li delivers a nice body kick.
Li throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Li bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Li pushes Sabu up against the cage in a clinch.
Li working hard to break the clinch.
Li can't break the clinch.

Li pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Sabu throws a left and a right that both miss
and Li finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.

Li closes the distance and clinches.
Brus Li is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

Li breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Li bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Sabu's head.

Li forces Sabu back against the cage and clinches.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sabu tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Marley Sabu has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

Li breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.

Li scores a takedown into full mount!

And that's the end of the fight!
Brus Li showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Li 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 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Wagner Zegers scores the fight 30:24
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight 30:24
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 30:24

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brus Li!
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A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
99%

 

Event: HBP 58     
Date:   Jul 09, 2011

Coming up we have a bantamweight bout between Brus Li and Paulo Figari. Li comes to the cage accompanied by Black Dog. Paulo Figari struggled to make weight for this fight. He only made it down to 137.0lbs at the first attempt and had to take the additional two hours to make the official bout weight. Let's see how much it's taken out of him. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

165 cm
19
145 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
175 cm
22
145 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Good kicks
Very strong
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter striker
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Paulo Figari!
The judges for this bout are Wagner Zegers, Albert Achterberg and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Figari looks for a takedown but Li sprawls well.
Figari throws a leg kick
and Li counters with a head kick. That will keep Figari thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
Li lands a leg kick that knocks Figari off balance momentarily.
Figari misses with a right hand
and Li counters with a nice low kick that buckles Figari's knee momentarily.
Figari tries for a takedown but Li circles away easily
and Li counters with a flying knee. Nice.
Li keeps the fight on the outside.
Li throws a leg kick which misses Figari's front leg but catches the back leg as Figari tries to avoid it.
Li scoring well with a low kick there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Figari.
Brus Li has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Paulo Figari.
Figari looks gassed!
Nice straight punches there by Li. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Li.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Figari shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Li napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Li can't do much from the bottom here.
Li manages to work his way to half guard, despite Figari's best efforts.
Li is controlling Figari's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Li regains full guard. Nicely done.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Figari being controlled here momentarily.
Figari won't allow Li to sweep him here.
Figari being controlled here momentarily.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.

It looks like we're going to have a standup here. Neither fighter is doing enough on the ground.
Li scores with a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Li throws a nice inside leg kick.
Figari 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.
Li lands with a thumping leg kick.
Li lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Li throws a head kick but Figari moves out of range.
Figari takes a head kick and shrugs it off.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Li.
Li fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Figari avoids the body shot from Li.
Li scoring well with a low kick there.
Li scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

Li has Figari up against the cage in a clinch.
Figari's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.

Li jumps guard and drags Figari to the mat. He's obviously going to be looking for submissions off his back.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li is adopting a defensive guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li dominated that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Figari has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Li.
Paulo Figari is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Li connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Figari takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Li, right into the meat.
Figari 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.
Figari avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Figari is breathing heavily.
Li connects with an inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Figari slips a jab from Li.
Li lands a nice leg kick that just misses Figari's sensitive parts.
Figari takes a head kick and keeps coming.

Figari is rocked!
Figari is holding his hands too far apart here. Li throws a hard, straight punch right down the pipe and BOOM! Figari is out! That punch landed square on the jaw - what a shot!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:27 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Brus Li!
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time
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A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
97%

 

Event: HBP 46     
Date:   May 06, 2011

Coming up we have a bantamweight bout between Brus Li and Joey Sabu. Li comes to the cage accompanied by Knockin' on heaven's door. Sabu is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Everything Ends. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

Li
vs
Sabu
165 cm
18
143 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
150 cm
20
130 lbs
0 - 2 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Basic striking
Cuts easily
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 0 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Joey Sabu!
The judges for this bout are Albert Achterberg, Paulsen Ambrosius and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Li shoots for a double leg takedown but Sabu sprawls well. He's pushed Li's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Sabu looks really tired already! That doesn't bode well for a good, competitive fight!

Li has managed to clinch.
Li stops a takedown attempt from Sabu.
Li prevents the takedown attempt.

Li breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.

Li closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Sabu to the mat! Sabu manages to get full guard.
Li passes into half guard.
Li is looking to take a break and control but Sabu is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

Li is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Sabu sees it coming and defends easily.
Li wants to control but Sabu is keeping him busy.
Li trying to control the pace.
Li winds up and cracks Sabu with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Li trying to control the action but Sabu is working from the bottom.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Li connects with a nice short shot to Sabu's temple.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li trying to control from half guard but Sabu is working away.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Sabu can do anything to dispel that myth.
Li is really struggling to control Sabu but he's trying to hold on to the position.

Sabu looking for submissions off his back.
Li trying to control from half guard but Sabu is working away.
Sabu has hold of Li's hands but Li slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Li lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Li wants to control but Sabu is keeping him busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.

The ref stands the fighters back up. Brus Li wasn't doing enough on the ground.
Sabu has his takedown stuffed
and Li counters with a head kick.
Brus Li has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Joey Sabu.
Li throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Sabu's waist but Sabu gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Li off to one side.

Li clinches with his opponent.
Sabu should think about turning a few of those tyres round his middle into muscle if he wants people to take him seriously as an athlete.
Sabu changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Li fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Li getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

Li darts in and clinches Sabu up against the cage.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Li trying to land knees to the body.
A nice left hand lands by Li.
Li landing knees to the head.
Li lands a hook to the side of the head.

Li's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Li lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Li throws a nice head kick!
A good leg kick by Li.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Li keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Li scores with a hook to the body. Sabu takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Li throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Sabu's head.
Li digs a good hook to Sabu's body.
Li changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Li misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.

Li rushes Sabu and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

Li manages to break the clinch.
Li lands with a nice body punch.
Li throws a nice head kick!
Sabu is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Li.

Li takes the fight into the clinch.

Li jumps guard.
Li looking to control.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Li is on top in guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Li wants to control from the top but Sabu keeps moving.
Li will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.

Sabu working for a triangle but Li defends it easily.
Sabu keeping moving, preventing Li from controlling successfully.

Sabu looking for subs off his back but Li has passed one foot through into half guard.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Li seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li dominated that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Li throws a head kick that half lands.

Li gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A body shot lands from Li.
Li landing some nice looking knees to the body.

Li breaks the clinch.

Li moves into range and clinches up with Sabu.
Li trying to stall but Sabu improves his position.

Li drags the fight down to the ground.
Li not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

Li is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Li is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Sabu is breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li looking for a sweep. Not yet Li, not yet.
Li managing to control the position.

Sabu drops back, looking for a kneebar! Li looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. Li looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from Li!
Sabu tries to bench press Li off him but Li keeps the position.

Li is working for what looks like an arm triangle here. Sabu is trying to escape and Li transitions quickly into an armbar! He's slapped it on tight and Sabu is forced to tap! Nice work there by Li! Very nice indeed!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:01 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Brus Li!
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G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
93%

 

Event: HBP 43     
Date:   Apr 16, 2011

Coming up we have a bantamweight bout between Brus Li and Paulo Figari. Li comes to the cage accompanied by Knockin' on heaven's door. Paulo Figari struggled to make weight for this fight. He only made it down to 136.4lbs at the first attempt and had to take the additional two hours to make the official bout weight. Let's see how much it's taken out of him. Paulo Figari has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

165 cm
18
143 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
175 cm
21
145 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Basic striking
Cuts easily
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter striker
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Paulo Figari!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Aafke Stam and Albert Achterberg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Figari decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Figari in particular looking to stall.
Let's hope that Figari has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Li wants to control but Figari is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's one minute gone in the round.

The ref stands the fighters back up. Paulo Figari was stalling too much, according to the referee.
Li misses with a body kick.

Li clinches.
Li managing to block the knees to the body from Figari.
Li taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Li creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Li jumps guard but Figari stands there with Li around his waist. Li gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Figari tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Li smiles and moves away.
Figari wants to clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Li tries to clinch but Figari moves away

and Figari counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Figari stalling.

Figari is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Li has managed to free his arm - good work.
Figari trying to control from half guard but Li is working away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li tries to roll over but Figari keeps him under control.

Figari seems to be working for a kimura but Li defends the submission attempt.
Figari is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Li has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Figari is working away from the top position though.
Li makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Li.
Figari wants to stand and escape but instead Li has hit a sweep and he's now on top in guard.
Li forces his way into half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Paulo Figari dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Li shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Figari as he avoids it easily.

Figari forces Li back against the cage and clinches.
Li looking for a takedown.
Li fails to pull guard.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Brus Li. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Figari wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Li has him pressed against the cage.
A right hand to the body from Figari.

Figari breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Figari tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Li paws at him with a jab and circles away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice combination there by Figari.
Li tries for a takedown but Figari circles away easily
and Figari connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Figari with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Li to score with a decent uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Figari misses with a double jab

and Li counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Figari keeping moving, preventing Li from controlling successfully.
Figari has momentary wrist control but Li slips an elbow through the middle.
Figari keeping moving, preventing Li from controlling successfully.
Li working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Figari trying to strike from the bottom but really, it's not the best position to be doing that from!
Figari has his hands on Li's head, controlling the position.
Figari keeping moving, preventing Li from controlling successfully.
Li connects with a couple of short punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Figari has butterfly guard. He's looking to stand up here. He pushes Li off him and springs to his feet nicely. The crowd applauds.
Brus Li seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Figari is breathing heavily.
Li closes the distance looking to clinch
and Figari counters with a body kick.
Li wants to clinch but Figari slips to the side
and Figari counters with a two punch combo.
Li tries to clinch but fails miserably

and Figari counters with a takedown into side control.
Li gets back to half guard.
Figari trying to control from half guard but Li is working away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Li wants to control but Figari is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Li is looking for a sweep. Figari is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Figari decides to return to a standing position.
Li has his takedown stuffed

and Figari counters with a single leg into guard. Li didn't expect that.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Paulo Figari showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
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. This is the final round!


Figari tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Li paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Li tries to clinch but Figari moves out of range.
Good work by Figari as he checks the leg kick.
Figari avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Li shoots in looking for a takedown but Figari manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Li's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Figari misses with a takedown attempt
and Li counters with a good, hard body kick but Figari shrugs it off.

Figari drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Figari trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Li manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!
Li trying to control the position from guard on top but Figari is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Figari takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Figari tries to buck Li off but Li is having none of it.
Li is staying tight to Figari's torso, preventing him from escaping.
Figari is not content to let Li control the position.

Li wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Figari, who protects the arm well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.

Li decides to stand back up.
A chopping leg kick lands by Li.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Li 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 Figari has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Figari and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Li moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A punch lands to the side of Figari 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Figari swats away the attempt to clinch by Li.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Li lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

Li closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Figari quickly recovers to half guard.
Li sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Figari defending well though.
Li wants to take a breather but Figari is having none of it.

Li stands up from half guard... He's had enough of that ground malarky for the time being.
Li lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Li shoots for a takedown but Figari saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Li fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Figari has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Li looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Figari regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Li.
Li thows a big elbow that misses.
Brus Li has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Li throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

Li drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Li jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Li trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brus Li showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Figari has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. 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 Patrick Alders scores the fight 28:29
Judge Aafke Stam scores the fight 28:29
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Paulo Figari!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
49%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Mar 15, 2011

Coming up we have a bantamweight bout between Juiel Derkenzoes and Brus Li. Li is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Knockin' on heaven's door. We have two fighters making their debuts here, so let's see who comes out of this one with their first professional victory.

160 cm
25
140 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
165 cm
18
143 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Solid boxing
Big right hand
BJJ Blue Belt
Basic striking
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Juiel Derkenzoes!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brus Li!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Radbod Blank and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Li is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Derkenzoes's half guard.
Derkenzoes tries to strike from the bottom but it doesn't land.
Li wants to stand up but Derkenzoes has a hold of him and won't allow it.
Derkenzoes looks like he's trying to stand up.
Derkenzoes slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Li sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Derkenzoes's guard.
Derkenzoes is looking for a sweep. Li is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Derkenzoes blocking the ground and pound attempt from Li.
Li looks to land a strike but Derkenzoes avoids it nicely and regains full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li wants to control from the top but Derkenzoes keeps moving.
Derkenzoes is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Li is controlling him.
Derkenzoes working a defensive guard here.
Li really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Derkenzoes. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Li looking to sit in guard and control but Derkenzoes gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Derkenzoes wants to pass the guard but Li is keeping the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.

Li is looking for a triangle but Derkenzoes pushes his legs off easily.
Derkenzoes stopping the sweep attempt from Li.
Derkenzoes stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Li swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Li keeping moving, preventing Derkenzoes from controlling successfully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Derkenzoes passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Derkenzoes has control of an arm but Li manages to advance to Derkenzoes's back!
Li looks gassed!
Li tries to keep control of the position but Derkenzoes is staying busy.
Derkenzoes trying to control but he's just got himself in more trouble.

Li tightening his grip on Derkenzoes, looking for the choke.
Li avoiding Derkenzoes 's attempts to control his hands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Derkenzoes is in a bad position, trying to hold on for dear life but he is really struggling to maintain any sort of control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Derkenzoes biding his time here by controlling the hands, looking to escape.
You know, I was talking to some of our celebrities at ringside tonight and they were split right down the middle on who was going to win this fight.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Derkenzoes covering up well under a series of strikes from Li.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brus Li dominated that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


A nice combination there by Derkenzoes.
Li showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Derkenzoes.
Li takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Derkenzoes moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Nice shot by Derkenzoes.
Derkenzoes lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Li circles away quickly and effectively.
Derkenzoes fails to land with a series of punches.

Li has Derkenzoes up against the cage in a clinch.

Li escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Derkenzoes scores with a three punch combo!
Derkenzoes will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

Li shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in full mount! That's better than Li was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Li is breathing heavily.
Li avoids the attempt from Derkenzoes to control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
You get the feeling that Derkenzoes really doesn't like being in this position too much.
Li sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Derkenzoes sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.

Derkenzoes looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Derkenzoes avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Li.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Li is stalling here. Derkenzoes is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Li seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Derkenzoes has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
Derkenzoes wants to stand but Li has his arm trapped.
Li is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Derkenzoes wants to control for a moment but Li uses the opportunity to move back to half guard.

Derkenzoes is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Derkenzoes is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Li doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Derkenzoes.
Li trying to control but Derkenzoes postures up.
Derkenzoes is keen to just control but Li is a slippery customer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.

Derkenzoes is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Derkenzoes is trying to control the action in half guard but Li is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

Derkenzoes is working for a submission of some sort.

Derkenzoes seems to be working for a kimura but Li defends the submission attempt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Juiel Derkenzoes dominated that second round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!



Li closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Li has Derkenzoes pressed against the cage, preventing Derkenzoes from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Derkenzoes wants to get back to striking at distance but Li won't allow it.

Derkenzoes manages to break the clinch.
Derkenzoes digs a good hook to Li's body.

Li shoots in and bounces Derkenzoes off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Derkenzoes thows some rabbit punches from the bottom but they don't do any damage.
Derkenzoes wants to sweep but no luck.
Li trying to control the position from guard on top but Derkenzoes is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Li takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Derkenzoes trying to strike off his back.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Li passes Derkenzoes's right leg, so he's now in half guard.

Derkenzoes actively working from the bottom here.
Derkenzoes has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Li is working away from the top position though.
Li missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
It looks like Li is going to stand back up.
Li is keen to just control but Derkenzoes is a slippery customer.
Derkenzoes regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Li.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Derkenzoes keeping moving, preventing Li from controlling successfully.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
Derkenzoes throws some sloppy strikes off his back.
Derkenzoes keeping moving, preventing Li from controlling successfully.

The ref calls for a clean break and stands the fighters back up. Brus Li wasn't active enough on the ground.
Derkenzoes lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Derkenzoes.
Li avoids a punch combination nicely.

Li throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Derkenzoes tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Li is in Derkenzoes's guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Derkenzoes not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Li wants to control from the top but Derkenzoes keeps moving.
Derkenzoes throws a couple of shots from the bottom but they don't land.
Li looking to sit in guard and control but Derkenzoes gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Derkenzoes is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Derkenzoes pushes down on Li's leg and manages to get into half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Derkenzoes trying to control the action but Li is working from the bottom.
Brus Li has got the better of the ground game so far.
Derkenzoes wants to stand up but Li is controlling the position.
Li is trying to control but can't.
Li is refusing to be controlled, as Derkenzoes sits in half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brus Li comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Li has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. 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 Saam Ante scores the fight 28:29
Judge Radbod Blank scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brus Li!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
28%

 

 
 
 
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