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Event: TWGC 15 (155lbs, D1): New York Qualifier - Round 2     
Date:   Mar 05, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Buck Futter and Shinichi Onizuka. Onizuka has chosen Kokane - Can I as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.




159 cm
28 yrs
144 lbs



185 cm
42 yrs
170 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the lightweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of New York, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 1 losses; Buck Futter! And in the blue corner, fighting out of New York, with a TWGC record of 8 wins and 2 losses; Shinichi Onizuka!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, John Kavanagh and Jorge Garcia.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
The fight stays on the outside here - Futter looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Onizuka wants to counter the offense by Futter and move into the clinch position.

Futter rushes Onizuka and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Futter is looking for a takedown.

Futter is trying to trip Onizuka. He has hold of a leg but Onizuka is hopping around, keeping his balance for the moment. Futter persists though and gets the takedown into guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Futter (2) vs (0) Onizuka
Futter won't allow Onizuka to sweep him here.
Futter wants to pass the guard but Onizuka is keeping the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Onizuka looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Futter passes into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Futter (5) vs (0) Onizuka

Futter is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Onizuka is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Onizuka tries to slip a leg under to move to half guard but Futter presses down on the leg and jumps into full mount!
Score +2 for reaching mount: Futter (7) vs (0) Onizuka
Futter tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Onizuka is trying to escape the mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Futter controlling from the full mount.
Futter tries to control but Onizuka wriggling away.
Onizuka can't escape the position.
Futter looking to control and managing it successfully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Futter trying to control but Onizuka is having none of it.
Onizuka regains half guard.
Futter is trying to control. Onizuka wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Futter prevents Onizuka from improving his position.
Futter controlling the action here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Onizuka is staying active underneath Futter, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

Onizuka looking for submissions off his back.
Futter content to control rather than advance.
Onizuka is trying to get back to full guard.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Futter seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Futter wants to lay and pray for a moment but Onizuka keeps working.
Futter keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Futter wants to free his trapped foot but Onizuka is holding on for dear life with his legs.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Futter keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Futter passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Onizuka!
Score +3 for passing guard: Futter (10) vs (0) Onizuka
Onizuka tries to hold on but Futter pushes him away.
Futter prevents Onizuka from getting the reversal.
Onizuka is squirming around, avoiding Futter's attempts to control the action.
Onizuka is wriggling around trying to escape.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Futter works his foot free and advances to mount.
Score +3 for passing guard: Futter (13) vs (0) Onizuka
Onizuka really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Futter tries to control but Onizuka wriggling away.
Onizuka really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Futter wants to control the pace but Onizuka is squirming around nicely.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Futter controlling from mount.
Futter has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka tries to reverse the position but Futter maintains control.
Futter wants to control the pace but Onizuka is squirming around nicely.
Futter controlling from mount.
Onizuka tries to lock up and control but Futter gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Futter content just to control the position here.
Onizuka felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
Onizuka is in all sorts of trouble here.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Futter looking to control and managing it successfully.
Futter can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Onizuka is looking to escape.
Futter takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Futter trying to control but he's not successful this time.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Futter is really struggling to control Onizuka but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Futter takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Futter looking to control but Onizuka is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Futter looking to control and managing it successfully.
Onizuka working to try and regain half guard.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka wants to hold on but Futter pushes him away.
Futter can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Onizuka is looking to escape.
Onizuka is the more experienced fighter here and he's going to need to draw on some of that experience if he's going to pull this one out the bag.
Futter is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Onizuka is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Futter prevents Onizuka from getting the reversal.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Futter wants to control but instead Onizuka manages to regain half guard.
Well, if Futter is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Onizuka slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Onizuka working a defensive guard here.

Onizuka isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Futter stacks Onizuka 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 Futter!
Score +3 for passing guard: Futter (16) vs (0) Onizuka

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka prevents Futter from improving position.
Futter trying to control the position but Onizuka is working away.
Onizuka trying his best to control but Futter has mounted him.
Score +2 for reaching mount: Futter (18) vs (0) Onizuka
Futter controlling from mount.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Onizuka really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

And that's the end of the fight!
Futter takes the fight on points by 18 to 0.
Post fight, Buck Futter stared into the camera and said 'My hair is purple but my belt is red'.

 

Event: TWGC 15 (155lbs, D1): New York Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Mar 04, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Patricio Santos Diaz and Shinichi Onizuka. Onizuka has chosen Kokane - Can I as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. On his way into the cage it seems that Patricio Santos Diaz has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Patricio Santos Diaz seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?




185 cm
24 yrs
170 lbs



185 cm
42 yrs
170 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the lightweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 1 losses; Patricio Santos Diaz! And in the blue corner, fighting out of New York, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 2 losses; Shinichi Onizuka!
The judges for this bout are Joseph Jones, Anthony Taglia and John Kavanagh.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Santos Diaz shoots for a takedown but Onizuka saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Santos Diaz tries to close the distance and clinch up but Onizuka swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Santos Diaz doesn't manage to clinch there - Onizuka circles away.

Santos Diaz shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Onizuka is trying to defend but Santos Diaz finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Santos Diaz (2) vs (0) Onizuka
Santos Diaz controlling the action here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka is looking for a sweep. Santos Diaz is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Santos Diaz is looking to advance position but Onizuka won't allow it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Santos Diaz seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Onizuka trying to control from the bottom.
Onizuka is in trouble now - Santos Diaz has advanced to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Santos Diaz (5) vs (0) Onizuka
Santos Diaz prevents Onizuka from getting the reversal.
Santos Diaz controlling from the full mount.
Onizuka is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka is trying desperately to improve position.
Onizuka tries to lock up and control but Santos Diaz gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Onizuka felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
Santos Diaz content just to control the position here.
Onizuka working to try and regain half guard.
Santos Diaz controlling the position easily from mount.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Santos Diaz pushes him away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Santos Diaz controlling the pace for now.
Onizuka wants to control but Santos Diaz is having none of it.
Santos Diaz takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Onizuka is trying to escape the mount.
Santos Diaz sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka is looking to improve his position but Santos Diaz isn't that keen on the idea.
Santos Diaz trying to control but Onizuka is having none of it.
Onizuka tries to lock up and control but Santos Diaz gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Santos Diaz takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Santos Diaz prevents Onizuka from getting the reversal.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Santos Diaz looking to control and managing it successfully.
Onizuka tries to reverse the position but Santos Diaz maintains control.
Santos Diaz looking to control and managing it successfully.
Onizuka is looking to get to half guard.
Santos Diaz controlling his opponent.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Santos Diaz pushes him away.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Santos Diaz sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Santos Diaz trying to control but he's not successful this time.

Santos Diaz jumps to side control looking for an arm triangle but Onizuka manages to avoid the submission attempt.
You can see the frustration on Onizuka's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Onizuka manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Santos Diaz (5) vs (2) Onizuka
Onizuka works his way into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Santos Diaz (5) vs (5) Onizuka
Santos Diaz is being controlled here.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka tries to advance to mount but Santos Diaz denies him.
Santos Diaz is looking to regain half guard here but Onizuka keeps moving and retains side control.
Onizuka advances nicely into full mount.
Score +2 for reaching mount: Santos Diaz (5) vs (7) Onizuka
Santos Diaz is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Santos Diaz regains half guard.
Santos Diaz tries to get to full guard but Onizuka has control of the leg.
Santos Diaz is working hard here to advance position.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka wants to pass the guard but Santos Diaz is defending well.
Onizuka passes the guard and advances to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Santos Diaz (5) vs (10) Onizuka
Santos Diaz working to try and regain half guard.
Santos Diaz slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Santos Diaz is looking to control Onizuka's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Santos Diaz avoid being mounted?
Santos Diaz tries to get to full guard but Onizuka has control of the leg.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Santos Diaz is staying active underneath Onizuka, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

Onizuka is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Santos Diaz sees it coming and defends easily.
Santos Diaz is not content to let Onizuka control the position.
Santos Diaz trying to control here.
Onizuka wants to lay and pray for a moment but Santos Diaz keeps working.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Santos Diaz is pressing down on Onizuka's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Onizuka trying to control but Santos Diaz is working from the bottom.
Santos Diaz not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Santos Diaz wants to sweep here but Onizuka controlling him for the moment.
Onizuka postures up.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Santos Diaz keeps moving.
Santos Diaz working a defensive guard but Onizuka manages to pass into side control anyway.
Score +3 for passing guard: Santos Diaz (5) vs (13) Onizuka
Santos Diaz tries to improve position but can't.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka controls the position from side control.
Santos Diaz is looking for a sweep.
Onizuka working away.
Santos Diaz is looking for a sweep.
Onizuka is looking to take a break and control but Santos Diaz is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Santos Diaz is looking for a sweep.
Santos Diaz gets back to half guard.
Santos Diaz is trying to maintain the position but Onizuka is very close to passing his half guard.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.

Onizuka is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Onizuka passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Santos Diaz!
Score +3 for passing guard: Santos Diaz (5) vs (16) Onizuka
Santos Diaz looking to escape from mount but he's given up his back!
Score +3 for taking back: Santos Diaz (5) vs (19) Onizuka
Onizuka keeps control of the position as Santos Diaz tries to break free.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka struggling to keep hold of the position.
Santos Diaz tries to escape the position.
Santos Diaz trying to control the position but Onizuka manages to sink in the hooks.
Santos Diaz wants to escape the position.
Onizuka really has the hooks in deep now - there seems like no escape for Santos Diaz.
Santos Diaz tries to break free.

Onizuka is cranking Santos Diaz's head sideways - that looks painful. He's managed to get his other arm under the chin and this looks bad for Santos Diaz! He's tightened the choke and Santos Diaz is tapping out!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 14:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Shinichi Onizuka!

 

Event: TWGC 10 (170lbs, D1): Los Angeles Qualifier - Round 2     
Date:   Mar 12, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Igydo Dall and Shinichi Onizuka. Dall comes into the arena with Blue Ice blaring out of the sound system. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




177 cm
24 yrs
170 lbs



185 cm
37 yrs
170 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the welterweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of New York, with a TWGC record of 10 wins and 2 losses; Igydo Dall! And in the blue corner, fighting out of New York, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 1 losses; Shinichi Onizuka!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?

Dall closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Onizuka's guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Dall (2) vs (0) Onizuka
Onizuka trying to keep a closed guard but Dall is proving a slippery customer.
Onizuka keeping full guard, as Dall tries to pass.
Our spies down at at Green Line inform us that Onizuka has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
Dall postures up.
Dall controlling from the top position.
Dall postures up.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Dall drops back looking for a leg! Onizuka is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Onizuka manages to kick Dall off! Dall jumps back into Onizuka's guard.

Onizuka is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Dall defends well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Onizuka wants to sweep here but Dall controlling him for the moment.
Onizuka wants to control the position but Dall says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Onizuka tries to roll over but Dall keeps him under control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Dall is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Dall (5) vs (0) Onizuka

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Dall is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Onizuka is surviving well by controlling Dall's body position as best he can.
Dall wants to take Onizuka's back here but Onizuka is holding on to an arm, himself looking to escape.
Onizuka is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.

Dall working for a guillotine from mount but Onizuka is in no mood to give up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Dall with some aggressive grappling here, looking for the finish.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Dall postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dall prevents Onizuka from getting the reversal.

Dall looking for an armbar but decides to keep the dominant position instead.
Onizuka manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Onizuka trying to control here.
Onizuka wants to get back to full guard.
Onizuka is not content to let Dall control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka is looking for a sweep. Dall is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Onizuka is controlling Dall's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Onizuka gets back to full guard.
Dall trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Onizuka tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Onizuka pulls Dall in close to prevent any damage.

That's five minutes gone in the round.

Onizuka working for a triangle but Dall defends it easily.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing Dall from controlling successfully.
Dall wants to pass the guard but Onizuka is keeping the position.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka pulls Dall in to control the position.
Dall preventing the sweep.
Dall wants to pass the guard but Onizuka is keeping the position.
Dall is working hard here to advance position.
Onizuka controls Dall momentarily but Dall frees himself.
Onizuka is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Dall wants to pass the guard but Onizuka is keeping the position.
Onizuka is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing Dall from controlling successfully.
Dall is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Onizuka wants to sweep but no luck.

Dall drops back looking for a leg! Onizuka is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Onizuka manages to kick Dall off! Dall jumps back into Onizuka's guard.
Dall trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

Onizuka looking for a guillotine here but Dall defends easily.
Dall stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Onizuka swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Onizuka trying to keep a closed guard but Dall is proving a slippery customer.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Dall advances position into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Dall (8) vs (0) Onizuka
Onizuka is looking to reverse the position.
Onizuka regains half guard.
Onizuka is staying active underneath Dall, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Onizuka is pressing down on Dall's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

Dall drops back looking for a heel hook - he quickly realises he's not going to get it but Onizuka manages to dive on top of him before he can escape and now Dall has Onizuka in his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Dall (8) vs (2) Onizuka
Dall is pulling down on Onizuka's head. It's preventing any offense from Onizuka, at least for the moment.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Dall is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Dall (10) vs (2) Onizuka
Onizuka has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Dall is working away from the top position though.

Dall is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Onizuka is just riding it out for now. Dall eventually gives up the hold.
Onizuka wants to control but Dall is keeping busy.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka is trying is best to control the position here.
Onizuka trying to control here.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Dall prevents Onizuka from improving his position.
Onizuka is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.

Dall is looking for a kimura here.
Dall wants to pass the guard but Onizuka is defending well.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka trying to control here.

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

Dall is working for a kimura but Onizuka is defending it quite comfortably.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Onizuka wants to get back to full guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dall takes the fight on points by 10 to 2.
A very excited looking Igydo Dall made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.

 

Event: TWGC 10 (170lbs, D1): Los Angeles Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Mar 11, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Shinichi Onizuka and Arthur Halo. Halo has chosen Motorhead - The King If Kiings as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.




185 cm
37 yrs
170 lbs



187 cm
26 yrs
187 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the welterweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of New York, with a TWGC record of 6 wins and 1 losses; Shinichi Onizuka! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Montreal, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 1 losses; Arthur Halo!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Onizuka enables Halo to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Onizuka manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Onizuka (0) vs (2) Halo

Onizuka has thrown up a leg looking for a triangle. Halo doesn't defend quickly enough and Onizuka has managed to lock this one up! Can Halo escape?! NO! He's tapping out! Damn, that was a quick submission - congrats to Onizuka on a fantastic submission victory.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:18 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Shinichi Onizuka!

 

Event: CEC 411     
Date:   Nov 13, 2015
#R1#
Onizuka lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
oCrazy scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Onizuka keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from oCrazy.
oCrazy scores with a hook to the body. Onizuka takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
oCrazy thuds a left hand into Onizuka's body.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
oCrazy connects with a solid leg kick.
Onizuka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
oCrazy was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
A looping hook to the body misses from oCrazy. Onizuka does a little dance to reset his feet.
Onizuka scores with the left hand. oCrazy knows he should have avoided that one.
Onizuka really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
oCrazy just misses with a punch to the body. #CL#
oCrazy tries to keep at a distance but Onizuka has taken the fight into the clinch.
oCrazy tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Onizuka's elbow.
A body shot lands from oCrazy.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A nice right hand lands inside from oCrazy.
Onizuka is looking to break free of the clinch but oCrazy has double underhooks. #T1#
oCrazy swings wildly with an uppercut but Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid it.
oCrazy misses with a short punch on the inside.
oCrazy tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Onizuka can't find room to land a body shot as oCrazy controls the action.
oCrazy slows down the pace here.
oCrazy lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Onizuka being controlled against the cage.
oCrazy goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
oCrazy misses with a shot to the kidneys.
oCrazy misses with a hook to the ribs.
A left hand lands to the body for Onizuka.
oCrazy doesn't land with the attempted body shot. #T2#
Onizuka wants to break free but oCrazy has control.
oCrazy tries to throw a body punch but Onizuka avoids it by throwing oCrazy back against the cage. #TD#
Onizuka jumps guard.
Onizuka wants to sweep but no luck.
oCrazy lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
oCrazy slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
oCrazy stands up over Onizuka, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
oCrazy wants to control from the top but Onizuka keeps moving.
oCrazy lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
oCrazy working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound. #T3#
Onizuka is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Onizuka managing to control the position.
oCrazy missing there with some ground and pound from the guard. #SUB#
Onizuka throws his legs up looking for a submission but oCrazy uses it to pass to side control.
oCrazy tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Onizuka managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by oCrazy.
Onizuka tries to improve position but can't.
oCrazy has knee on belly and moves into mount. #T4#
Onizuka tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Onizuka tries to hold on but oCrazy pushes him away.
oCrazy landing strikes, looking to finish!
oCrazy tries to control but Onizuka wriggling away.
Onizuka keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Onizuka wants to hold on but oCrazy pushes him away.
Onizuka is bucking up trying to escape but oCrazy cracks him with another couple of good strikes.#CUT2#
It looks like Shinichi Onizuka has been cut.
oCrazy trying to control but he's not successful this time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Idi oCrazy dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
oCrazy scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Onizuka is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
oCrazy throws a lazy uppercut
and oCrazy takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
oCrazy misses with a left hand
and Onizuka counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps oCrazy thinking.
Jab, jab by oCrazy - just one landing.
oCrazy takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
A shot to the body from oCrazy misses
and Onizuka makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
oCrazy just misses with a punch to the body.
Onizuka scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
oCrazy tries to land a front kick but Onizuka steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Onizuka throws a right hand that misses
and oCrazy counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from oCrazy.
Idi oCrazy seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A big left from oCrazy misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A telegraphed right hand from Onizuka misses the target.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from oCrazy! But no joy.#T1#
Onizuka cracks oCrazy with a right hand to the side of the head.
A nice leg kick lands there from oCrazy.
oCrazy fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Onizuka manages to avoid it.
Onizuka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but oCrazy manages to avoid it.
Onizuka is looking to wear down oCrazy with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Onizuka lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
oCrazy tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
oCrazy throws a shot from downtown. Onizuka moves away and avoids it.
Onizuka is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
oCrazy catches Onizuka with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Onizuka connects with a jab.
oCrazy takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
oCrazy has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Onizuka tries to clinch up but oCrazy circles away and keeps his distance.
Onizuka moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Onizuka misses with a body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Onizuka thows a left - swing and a miss! #T2#
oCrazy scores with a hook to the body. Onizuka takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
oCrazy staying out of range there.
oCrazy throws a shot to the body.
oCrazy staying out of range there.
The fight stays on the outside here - Onizuka looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Onizuka looks to land a right hand but oCrazy moved out of range.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the body.#TD2#
Onizuka tries to sprawl but oCrazy drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Onizuka wants to control but oCrazy is keeping busy.
oCrazy working over Onizuka with some ground and pound. Onizuka looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
oCrazy is trying to control the action in half guard but Onizuka is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard. #T3#
Onizuka avoiding damage under a succession of punches from oCrazy.
Onizuka has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. oCrazy is working away from the top position though.
oCrazy lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Onizuka is trying to get back to full guard.
oCrazy is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
oCrazy thows a huge punch but Onizuka dodges it nicely.
Onizuka blocking the ground and pound attempt from oCrazy.
Onizuka wants to control the action here but instead oCrazy manages to pass to full mount!
oCrazy lands a big elbow.
Onizuka is squirming around, avoiding oCrazy's attempts to control the action. #T4#
oCrazy pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
oCrazy prevents Onizuka from getting the reversal.
Onizuka sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
oCrazy working the head and body with strikes.
Onizuka is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Onizuka taking some punishment here, with oCrazy in his half guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
oCrazy is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Onizuka trying to control from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Idi oCrazy showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!
#R3#
No luck with that takedown attempt from Onizuka.
A telegraphed right hand from Onizuka misses the target.
Onizuka throws an overhand right that lands on oCrazy's shoulder, as oCrazy tries to avoid the shot.
oCrazy throws the kick towards the body but Onizuka avoids it.
A little feinted left hand from Onizuka on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
oCrazy misses with a body shot.
oCrazy misses with a double jab
and Onizuka counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
oCrazy throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
oCrazy misses with a hook
and Onizuka counters with a straight right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the head.
Onizuka steps to the side to avoid the strikes from oCrazy.
oCrazy throws a sloppy head kick and Onizuka moves out of range easily.
A little feinted left hand from Onizuka on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
oCrazy lands a jab to Onizuka's midsection.#T1#
oCrazy throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Onizuka misses with a right hand
and oCrazy counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
oCrazy throws a head kick that misses.
Onizuka throws a predictable looking body shot
and oCrazy counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
The fighters circling - oCrazy throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
oCrazy swings for the body but Onizuka moves out of range.
Onizuka is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Onizuka jabs oCrazy to the body, keeping him at a distance.
oCrazy throws a looping overhand right but Onizuka ducks down to avoid it.
Onizuka throws a hook but oCrazy blocks it.
Onizuka misses with a hook to the body
and oCrazy counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
oCrazy thuds a left hand into Onizuka's body.
Onizuka throws a predictable looking body shot #TD2#
and oCrazy counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
oCrazy stopping the sweep attempt from Onizuka.
Shinichi Onizuka has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T2#
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing oCrazy from controlling successfully.
Idi oCrazy is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.#SUB#
Onizuka is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and oCrazy defends well.
oCrazy sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Onizuka's guard.
oCrazy wants to take a breather but Onizuka is having none of it.
oCrazy landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
oCrazy wants to pass to mount but Onizuka is defending the position.
Onizuka tries to roll over but oCrazy keeps him under control.#T3#
Onizuka trying to control but oCrazy postures up.
oCrazy tries to pass to full mount but Onizuka defends it.
oCrazy trying to advance position but Onizuka counters by regaining guard.
oCrazy is pushing down on Onizuka's leg trying to pass to half guard. Onizuka is fighting to maintain full guard but oCrazy has managed to sneak the leg through.
Onizuka is refusing to be controlled, as oCrazy sits in half guard.
Onizuka gets back to full guard. #T4#
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.#SUB#
Onizuka working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because oCrazy has passed into half guard!
Onizuka wants to improve his position but oCrazy is controlling well.
oCrazy is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard. #SUB#
Onizuka is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
oCrazy with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.

And that's the end of the fight!
Idi oCrazy comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well oCrazy has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. 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 Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 27:30
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 27:30
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Idi oCrazy!

A relieved looking Idi oCrazy thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.

 

Event: CEC 408     
Date:   Oct 30, 2015
#R1#
Vesnev misses the body punch
and Vesnev takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Onizuka bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Onizuka seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Vesnev throws out a loose jab but Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid it. #TD2#
Vesnev scores with a takedown into Onizuka's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Vesnev looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Onizuka trying to keep a closed guard but Vesnev is proving a slippery customer.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vesnev trying to control the position from guard on top but Onizuka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Vesnev pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Onizuka is keeping the position for now. #T1#
Onizuka trying to keep a closed guard but Vesnev is proving a slippery customer. #SUB#
Onizuka working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Vesnev doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Oh but Onizuka is tightening it up a little... Vesnev has to be careful here... He's got his foot tucked under now, this looks tight! Vesnev reacted too slowly and this one could be over in a matter of seconds! YES! Vesnev taps out! Nice BJJ there by Onizuka!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:46 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Shinichi Onizuka!
Shinichi Onizuka bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.

 

Event: CEC 403     
Date:   Sep 30, 2015
#R1#
Marsden looks to throw a body kick#TD#
and Onizuka counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Marsden tries to land a sweep but no joy.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Marsden working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Onizuka.
Onizuka stands and throws Marsden's legs to the side, diving into side control. #SUB#
Onizuka is trying to get an arm triangle but Marsden is defending well. #SUB#
Onizuka tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka trying to control the position but Marsden is working away. #T1#
Marsden manages to get back to half guard.
Marsden makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Marsden.#REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Marsden uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Onizuka.
Brandon Marsden seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Marsden misses with a wild body shot.
Marsden misses with a straight right.
An inside leg kick lands from Marsden.
A bone on bone clash there as Onizuka blocks the leg kick.
Marsden wants to clinch up but Onizuka keeps it at a distance.
Onizuka throws a lazy right hand but Marsden sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Marsden misses with a body kick.
Onizuka half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Marsden looks to throw the jab but Onizuka is out of range.
Onizuka swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Marsden delivers a nice body kick.
Marsden avoids the body shot from Onizuka. #T2#
Onizuka misses with a hook
and Marsden counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Onizuka fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Onizuka.
Marsden throws a hook to the side of Onizuka's head but Onizuka sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Marsden lands a head kick. Onizuka smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Onizuka takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Marsden shoots in for a takedown but Onizuka shows good takedown defense. #TD2#
Marsden shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Marsden wants to pass the guard but Onizuka is keeping the position.
Onizuka not looking particularly offensive just at the moment. #SUB#
Marsden avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Onizuka not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#T3#
Onizuka is controlling Marsden's posture.#SUB#
Onizuka has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Marsden can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Marsden with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.#SUB#
Onizuka working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Marsden doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Marsden manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Marsden is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Marsden accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand. #T4#
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.
Onizuka controls Marsden momentarily but Marsden frees himself.
Marsden is looking to work some ground and pound but Onizuka has wrist control.
Marsden stands and throws Onizuka's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Onizuka is trying to improve his position.
Onizuka takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.
Marsden throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Marsden in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Marsden cracks Onizuka with a big elbow. #SUB2#
Marsden goes for an armbar here - this could be all over! But no, Onizuka has escaped beautifully and is now on top in side control! Oh, that's unlucky for Marsden but great work by Onizuka.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brandon Marsden dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R2#
Onizuka takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Marsden scores with a hook.
Marsden lands with a hook. Onizuka tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Onizuka throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Onizuka takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Marsden throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Onizuka appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Marsden.
Marsden on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Marsden lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Onizuka circles away quickly and effectively.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut. Marsden saw that one coming.
Onizuka swings widly with a right hand
letting Marsden counter with a right hand.
Onizuka cracks Marsden with a good jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The crowd cheers as Onizuka lands an impressive looking overhand right. Marsden doesn't seem phased though.
Onizuka looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Marsden misses with a lunging right hand #TD#
and Onizuka counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Marsden looking for a sweep. Not yet Marsden, not yet.
Our spies down at at Heart Cave inform us that Marsden has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
Onizuka throws a big right hand that misses. #T1#
Onizuka preventing the sweep.
Onizuka passes Marsden's left leg - he's now in half guard. #SUB#
Onizuka looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Marsden is looking to improve his position. #T2#
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.#SUB2#
Marsden is working on a guillotine. He's managed to get to full guard and he's really squeezing tight! Onizuka is tapping! Great win for Marsden!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:12 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Brandon Marsden!
Brandon Marsden made sure to give a little speech post fight, saying 'A weakling like you doesn't deserve fists to fight with, now go fade to nothingness!'.

 

Event: CEC 400     
Date:   Sep 09, 2015
#R1#
Onizuka looks to land a combination but oCrazy avoids it well.
Onizuka swings for the body but oCrazy moves out of range.
oCrazy misses with a low kick.
Nice shot by oCrazy.#CUT#
It looks like Shinichi Onizuka has been cut.
Onizuka takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Onizuka takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Onizuka throws a hook but oCrazy blocks it.
oCrazy misses with a head kick.
oCrazy throws a head kick that misses.
oCrazy uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Onizuka.
The crowd cheers as Onizuka lands an impressive looking overhand right. oCrazy doesn't seem phased though.
Onizuka throws a big shot that misses.
oCrazy uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Onizuka.
A jab from Onizuka misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Onizuka chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before oCrazy can pounce on him.
oCrazy avoids a punch combination nicely.
Onizuka has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.#T1#
A slow jab from oCrazy misses its intended target.
oCrazy throws a head kick but Onizuka moves out of range.
oCrazy takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but oCrazy moves away.
Onizuka misses the shot to the body.
oCrazy looks to score with a jab to the body but Onizuka is just out of range.
oCrazy throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Onizuka throws a shot to the body.
Onizuka bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
oCrazy throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Onizuka throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
oCrazy plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
oCrazy throws a head kick but Onizuka moves out of range.
Onizuka takes a swing at oCrazy's ribcage but misses. #T2#
oCrazy misses with a head kick.
oCrazy throws an overhand right that lands on Onizuka's shoulder, as Onizuka tries to avoid the shot.
oCrazy looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
oCrazy throws a sloppy head kick and Onizuka moves out of range easily.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Onizuka throws a body shot but no joy.
oCrazy lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Onizuka changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Onizuka darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
oCrazy pulls out of a head kick attempt.
oCrazy jabbing away but nothing is landing.
oCrazy connects with an inside leg kick.
Onizuka lands a jab to the head.
Onizuka throws a body shot but no joy.
oCrazy swings away with a body shot that misses
and Onizuka counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A solid leg kick lands there for oCrazy.
Onizuka avoids a lazy jab quite easily.#T3#
oCrazy drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Onizuka with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling oCrazy to score with a decent uppercut.
oCrazy drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Onizuka throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
oCrazy on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
oCrazy explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Onizuka changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. oCrazy tries to avoid it but Onizuka manages to keep hold of a leg and drag oCrazy to the ground. oCrazy escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Onizuka misses the shot to the body.
Onizuka is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down oCrazy rather than just go for the knockout.
oCrazy throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Onizuka let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Onizuka misses with a hook.
Onizuka tries to bum rush oCrazy with a series of wild strikes but oCrazy uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
oCrazy appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the body.
oCrazy tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Onizuka was well out of range. Poor timing from oCrazy.
Onizuka blocks a head kick by oCrazy.
Onizuka is clearly trying to counter these attacks from oCrazy with a body shot.#T4#
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Onizuka misses with a takedown attempt
letting oCrazy counter with a right hand. #CUT#
That has opened up Shinichi Onizuka's cut even more.
oCrazy throws a body kick that misses.
Onizuka is clearly trying to counter these attacks from oCrazy with a body shot.
Shinichi Onizuka seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Onizuka stuns oCrazy with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
oCrazy shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
oCrazy throws a wild body kick that Onizuka sees coming a mile off.
oCrazy throws a head kick that misses.
oCrazy throws a jab but it's blocked by Onizuka.
oCrazy misses the jab.
Onizuka closes the distance and lands a one-two.
oCrazy keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
oCrazy throws a body kick that misses.
oCrazy swings away with a leg kick that misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A shot to the liver by Onizuka. Beautiful body shot.
oCrazy is looking to score with low kicks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Idi oCrazy will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.
#R2#
oCrazy thows a left - swing and a miss!
Onizuka ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
oCrazy moves forwards but Onizuka connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Onizuka connects with a single shot there.
oCrazy bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
oCrazy fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Nice cross by Onizuka.#KD#
oCrazy lands a big head kick that sends Onizuka tumbling to the mat! oCrazy takes a step backwards and waves Onizuka back to his feet - he wants the finish!#ROC#
Onizuka is rocked!
This has been an exciting period of action!
oCrazy drops a shoulder and throws an uppercut that cracks Onizuka right on the button. Onizuka goes down! oCrazy follows him to the mat and finishes the job with more strikes! oCrazy gets the win via TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:39 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Idi oCrazy!
Idi oCrazy retains his welterweight title!
Idi oCrazy thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

Event: Ascension 340     
Date:   Aug 26, 2015
#R1#
Player scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Onizuka ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the body.
Player throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Onizuka swings for the body but Player moves out of range.
Player throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Onizuka throws a shot from downtown. Player moves away and avoids it.
Player throws a shot from downtown. Onizuka moves away and avoids it.
Onizuka fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Onizuka throws a shot to the body.
Onizuka throws a big shot that misses.
Onizuka looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Onizuka swinging wildly here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Player takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.#CL#
Onizuka rushes Player and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Player tries to throw a body punch but Onizuka avoids it by throwing Player back against the cage.
Onizuka lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Player backwards. #T1#
Onizuka misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Onizuka.
Player lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Player misses with a hook to the ribs.
Player scores with a shot to the side of Onizuka's head.
Player prevents a body shot from Onizuka.
Onizuka lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Onizuka tries to work over Player's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Player creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Player swings away with an uppercut that misses. #BC2#
Player breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Onizuka misses with a shot to the body
and Player counters with a one-two to the body.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Player.
Player lands with a straight right. Onizuka didn't see that one coming.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Onizuka takes a swing at Player's ribcage but misses.
Onizuka just misses with a punch to the body.
Player tries a quick counter leg kick but Onizuka is wise to it.#T2#
An inside leg kick from Player misses.
A telegraphed right hand from Player misses the target.
Player throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Onizuka sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Player digs a good body shot into Onizuka's ribs.
Player throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Onizuka throws out a loose jab but Player uses good head movement to avoid it.
Player swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Onizuka connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Player swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Player looks to land a right hand but Onizuka moved out of range.
Onizuka moves away from the strike by Player.
Onizuka uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Player.
Onizuka avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Onizuka is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Player keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A low kick from Player is predictable there
and Onizuka counters with a left and a right that stings Player.
Player looks to land a combination but Onizuka avoids it well. #T3#
Onizuka slips a straight right by Player.
Player leaves Onizuka with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Nice straight punches there by Onizuka. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Onizuka.#TD#
Onizuka shoots in and gets a takedown into Player's guard.
Our spies down at at Cozad MMA LA Elite inform us that Player has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Onizuka stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Player swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Player looking to hit a scissor sweep but Onizuka is one step ahead there.
Player seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Player tries to land a sweep but no joy. #T4#
Onizuka trying to control but Player is working from the bottom.
Onizuka throws an elbow that misses. Player uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Onizuka's guard. Nice move by Player!#REVB#
Onizuka can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Player controls the pace.#SUB#
Onizuka looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Player has picked Onizuka up and slammed him! Onizuka can't keep hold of the triangle and Player manages to pass to side control!
You can see the frustration on Onizuka's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Onizuka tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Player wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Gary Player will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.
#R2#
Player waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Onizuka.
Onizuka throws a lazy right hand but Player sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Onizuka scores with a jab.
Onizuka is trying hard to land a takedown here. Player sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Player swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Onizuka misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Player counters with a stiff right hand.
Onizuka blocks a jab.
Onizuka swings away with a body shot that misses
and Player counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Player misses the jab.
Onizuka steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Player.
Player looks for the body kick but Onizuka saw that one coming.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Player throws a body punch but Onizuka moves out of range.
Onizuka appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Player takes one on the button.
A swing and a miss from Player.
A slow jab from Player misses its intended target.
Onizuka shoots for a double leg takedown but Player sprawls well. He's pushed Onizuka's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily. #T1#
Player missing with a left hand there. Onizuka was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Onizuka looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Player is fending him off so far but Onizuka persists. Nope, Player circles away and we're back to standing.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Shinichi Onizuka. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Player connects with a solid leg kick.
Player misses with a low kick.
A big right from Onizuka misses.
Player with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Player rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Onizuka counters with a nice body shot.
Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Player.
Jab from Player.
Onizuka with a hook.
Onizuka is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Onizuka throws a sloppy body shot
and Player counters with a nice leg kick.
Onizuka keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Onizuka comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Onizuka is looking to wear down Player with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Onizuka looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Player is fending him off so far but Onizuka persists. Nope, Player circles away and we're back to standing.
Onizuka moves out of range of the strikes.
Onizuka appears to be looking for a counter takedown.#T2#
Player throws a low kick but Onizuka avoids it.
Onizuka drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Onizuka throws a lazy right hand but Player sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Player.
A little feinted left hand from Onizuka on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Player throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Onizuka takes a swing at Player's ribcage but misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. Player does a little dance to reset his feet.
Onizuka throws a hook to the side of Player's head but Player sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Onizuka fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Player misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Onizuka takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Gary Player seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Onizuka lands a nice hook to Player's body. Player takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Onizuka misses with a straight left.
Player is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Onizuka throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Player let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.#T3#
Player uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Onizuka.
It seemed like Player was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Player slips a straight right by Onizuka.
It seemed like Player was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Onizuka cracks Player with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
The fighters circling - Player throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Onizuka appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Player thumps Onizuka with a low kick.
Onizuka fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Onizuka thuds a left hand into Player's body.
Onizuka dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Onizuka misses with a body shot
and Player counters with a straight right hand.
Onizuka slips a straight right by Player.
Player throws a right and a left that both miss.#CL#
Onizuka pushes Player up against the cage in a clinch.
Player blocks a body shot from Onizuka.
Player working aggressively here. #T4#
A hook to the body from Onizuka.
Player misses with a hook from the clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Onizuka blocks an uppercut.
Player swings wildly with an uppercut but Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid it. #BC2#
Player pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Onizuka slips under a jab.
Onizuka uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Player.
Player turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Onizuka waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Player.
Onizuka throws a lazy uppercut
and Player counters with an outside leg kick.
Decent striking displayed by Onizuka there.
Onizuka slips a jab from Player.
Nice jab there from Player.
Onizuka tries to clinch there but Player circles away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gary Player showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R3#
Onizuka will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Onizuka steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Player.
Onizuka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Player throws a leg kick that is checked
and Onizuka counters with a right hand to the body.
Player fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Onizuka.
A jab from Player misses.
Player doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Onizuka takes a swing at Player's ribcage but misses.
Onizuka wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka staying out of range there.
Onizuka connects with a jab.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Player 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 Onizuka has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Onizuka and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
The fighters circling - Player throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Onizuka uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Player.#T1#
Onizuka misses with a right hand
and Onizuka takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Onizuka misses with a jab to the body
and Player counters with a straight right hand.
Player thows a left - swing and a miss!
Onizuka attempts a counter takedown but Player avoids it well and moves away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. Player does a little dance to reset his feet.
Onizuka tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Player swivels and escapes.
Onizuka fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Player avoids it really well and circles away.
Onizuka comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Player misses with a low kick.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Player.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Player 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 Onizuka has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Onizuka and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.#T2#
Player dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A bone on bone clash there as Onizuka blocks the leg kick.
Player lands with a good body shot.
Onizuka wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Player tries a low kick but Onizuka avoids it.
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown but Player shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Player appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Shinichi Onizuka. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A jab from Onizuka does it's job there.
Player on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Onizuka is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Onizuka steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Player.
Player throws a jab but it's blocked by Onizuka.
Player fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Player defending well as Onizuka loads up on a big left hand.
Player displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Onizuka throws out the jab.
Player tries a quick counter leg kick but Onizuka is wise to it.
Player tries to bum rush Onizuka with a series of wild strikes but Onizuka uses good footwork to avoid the assault.#T3#
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Onizuka.
Player tries to clinch up.
Onizuka stuns Player with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
A low kick from Player misses
enabling Onizuka to counter with a crisp jab.
Gary Player is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Player uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Onizuka.
Player is looking to score with low kicks.
Onizuka throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Player tries a quick counter leg kick but Onizuka is wise to it.
Player throws a jab but it's blocked by Onizuka.
Onizuka will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Onizuka looks to land a left hand but Player moved out of range nicely.
It seemed like Player was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Player throws a leg kick but Onizuka sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Player misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Onizuka.
Player jabs at Onizuka's body.
Player misses with an uppercut. Onizuka saw that one coming.#T4#
Onizuka just misses with a punch to the body.
Onizuka misses with a looping right.
Player connects with the punch.
Player throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Player looks to land a combination but Onizuka avoids it well.
Onizuka changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Onizuka looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Player is fending him off so far but Onizuka persists. Nope, Player circles away and we're back to standing.
An inside leg kick from Player misses.
Player misses with a left hand #TD#
so Onizuka counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Player has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Shinichi Onizuka did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!
#R4#
That kick from Player tenderised Onizuka's leg. Onizuka is trying to keep his angry face on.
Onizuka cracks Player with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Onizuka on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Player fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Onizuka is out of range.
Player uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Onizuka has time to react.
Player connects with a body shot.
Onizuka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Player was well out of range. Poor timing from Onizuka.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut.
Player swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Player with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Player tries to bum rush Onizuka with a series of wild strikes but Onizuka uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Onizuka throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
The fighters circling - Onizuka throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Player looks to throw the jab but Onizuka is out of range. #T1#
Onizuka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Onizuka swings for the body but Player moves out of range.
Player throws an overhand right that lands on Onizuka's shoulder, as Onizuka tries to avoid the shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Player. Onizuka does a little dance to reset his feet.
Player throws a lazy head kick #TD#
so Onizuka counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Player is on top in guard. #REVB#
Player must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Onizuka can't keep his opponent in guard - Player advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Player is looking to take a break and control but Onizuka is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom. #SUB#
Onizuka has hold of a guillotine but he's not going to be able to crank on it really with only half guard, so it's no trouble for Player. Oh but Onizuka has got full guard now! Oh boy! This one could be over very soon! Player goes limp - he's gone! Onizuka jumps up and celebrates with the crowd - fantastic submission finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:58 of round 4, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Shinichi Onizuka!
Shinichi Onizuka retains his welterweight title!
Shinichi Onizuka spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.

 

Event: Ascension 334     
Date:   Aug 02, 2015
#R1##TD#
Onizuka scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Check out the look on Onizuka's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Onizuka prevents Kersikov from escaping the position.
Onizuka advances nicely into full mount.
Kersikov wants to control but Onizuka is having none of it.
Onizuka has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Onizuka misses with a series of strikes from mount. He'll no doubt be working on his ground and pound when he gets back to the gym.
Kersikov tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Onizuka avoids the attempt from Kersikov to control.
Onizuka takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Onizuka looking to ground and pound but Kersikov is blocking nicely. #T1##SUB#
Onizuka goes for an armbar but he's not got it… Kersikov turns into him and now he's in Onizuka's guard.
I've been told that Kersikov has been drilling his wrestling of late, which has already helped him take this fight to the mat. Let's see how much of an impact it has on the outcome of the ground game.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing Kersikov from controlling successfully.
Onizuka bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Kersikov's guard. #REVR#
Onizuka pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Kersikov is keeping the position for now.
Onizuka postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect. #T2#
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Kersikov seems keen to control Onizuka's posture.
Onizuka won't allow Kersikov to sweep him here.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Onizuka looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Kersikov has his hands on Onizuka's head, controlling the position.
Kersikov is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.#T3#
Kersikov keeping full guard, as Onizuka tries to pass.
Onizuka passes Kersikov's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Kersikov pushes Onizuka off looking to stand but Onizuka dives back in and keeps control.
Kersikov keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Onizuka throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Onizuka looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Kersikov is trying to stand.
Onizuka thows a huge punch but Kersikov dodges it nicely. #T4##SUB#
Onizuka looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique. #ES2#
Kersikov kicks off Onizuka and gets to his feet.
Onizuka ducks under a wild hook from Kersikov.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Kersikov misses with a body shot
and Onizuka counters with a straight right hand.
Onizuka connects with a body shot.
Kersikov misses with a left hand #TD#
and Onizuka counters with a single leg into guard. Kersikov didn't expect that.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kersikov keeping full guard, as Onizuka tries to pass.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2#
Kersikov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Onizuka.
Kersikov shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
Kersikov avoids the body shot from Onizuka.
A little jabbing left from Kersikov on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A good leg kick by Kersikov.
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. Kersikov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kersikov connects with a crisp jab.
Kersikov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Decent striking displayed by Kersikov there.
Nice body punch from Onizuka.
Donk. Onizuka catches Kersikov right on the button with a cross.
Onizuka misses with a looping right.
Kersikov will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kersikov.
Kersikov throws a wild body kick that Onizuka sees coming a mile off.
Onizuka is looking to wear down Kersikov with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kersikov.
Onizuka is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Kersikov can do to turn this around?#T1#
Onizuka connects with a crisp jab.
Onizuka looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Onizuka with a nice cross.
Kersikov misses with a body kick.
Kersikov throws a low kick but Onizuka moves out of range easily.
Kersikov throws a body kick that misses.
Some bone on bone action there as Onizuka checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Kersikov is looking to chop away at Onizuka's legs.
Rustam Kersikov is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Onizuka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Onizuka moves out of range as Kersikov throws a body kick.
Onizuka takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Onizuka looks to score with a jab to the body but Kersikov is just out of range.
Kersikov tries to work over Onizuka's front leg with a kick but Onizuka checks it.
Kersikov throws a leg kick
and Onizuka counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Onizuka cracks a nice hook into Kersikov's ribs.
Onizuka swings for the body but Kersikov moves out of range.
Onizuka throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kersikov on the side of the head. #T2#
Onizuka misses with a left hand
and Kersikov counters with a leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Onizuka connects with a single shot there.
Onizuka misses the shot to the body.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut. Kersikov saw that one coming.
Kersikov connects with a jab.#CUT2#
It looks like Shinichi Onizuka has been cut.
Onizuka jabs at Kersikov's body.
Onizuka slips a straight right by Kersikov.
Onizuka takes one on the button.
Kersikov tries a head kick but it misses.
Kersikov thuds his shin into the meat of Onizuka's side.
Kersikov tried to score with a low kick but Onizuka checks it.
Kersikov walks into a straight right hand from Onizuka.
Kersikov tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Onizuka is able to avoid easily.
Kersikov tried to score with a low kick but Onizuka checks it.
Kersikov takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it. #T3#
Kersikov throws an off balance right hand
and Onizuka counters with a series of strikes. Kersikov will be more careful next time no doubt.
A jab from Kersikov misses.
Onizuka appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Kersikov misses with the combination.
A quick step to the side and Onizuka tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Onizuka gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kersikov.
An inside leg kick lands from Kersikov.
Kersikov takes a swing at Onizuka's ribcage but misses.
Onizuka lands with a hook. Kersikov tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Kersikov throws a head kick that misses.
Onizuka's corner calls for a 1-2. Onizuka obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
A low kick from Kersikov misses #TD#
and Onizuka counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Kersikov is wriggling around but Onizuka manages to pass to half guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.#REVB#
Onizuka wants to lay and pray for a moment but Kersikov keeps working. #T4##SUB#
Onizuka seems to be working for a kimura but Kersikov defends the submission attempt.#SUB#
Onizuka is looking for a kimura but Kersikov is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Onizuka to get the leverage.
Kersikov won't allow Onizuka to pass to mount.
Kersikov is trying to stand back up but Onizuka is controlling him
Onizuka is thwarting Kersikov's attempts to control the position.
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 Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R3#
Kersikov misses with a body kick.
Onizuka changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Kersikov throws a predictable looking body shot #TD#
so Onizuka counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Kersikov keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Onizuka throwing strikes but missing.
Onizuka throws an elbow that misses. Kersikov uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Onizuka's guard. Nice move by Kersikov!
Kersikov pushing down on Onizuka's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka trying to control here.
Onizuka trying to control here but he's found himself mounted! Oh no!
Shinichi Onizuka overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.#T1#
Kersikov content just to control the position here.
Onizuka is looking to improve his position but Kersikov isn't that keen on the idea.
Kersikov trying to control but Onizuka is having none of it.
Kersikov controlling the pace for now. #T2#
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Onizuka is looking to improve his position but Kersikov isn't that keen on the idea.
Kersikov controlling from mount. #T3#
Kersikov trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Kersikov takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Kersikov wants to control the pace but Onizuka is squirming around nicely.
Onizuka keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Kersikov looking to control and managing it successfully. #T4#
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Onizuka is wriggling around trying to escape.
Kersikov takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Kersikov tries to control but Onizuka wriggling away.
Onizuka tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Kersikov controlling from mount.
Kersikov trying to control but he's not successful this time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Rustam Kersikov really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R4#
Onizuka swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Kersikov thows a left - swing and a miss!
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kersikov.
Onizuka backing away here, and Kersikov unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Onizuka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kersikov was well out of range. Poor timing from Onizuka.
Kersikov avoids the body shot from Onizuka.
Onizuka throws a shot from downtown. Kersikov moves away and avoids it.
Kersikov doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Kersikov needs to keep his hands up - Onizuka had a free shot at his head there.
Kersikov throws a head kick that misses.
Kersikov chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Kersikov throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka misses with a looping left.
Onizuka throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Onizuka slips a straight right by Kersikov.
Kersikov uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Onizuka.
Kersikov throws a body punch but Onizuka moves out of range. #T1#
Onizuka wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
A punch lands to the side of Onizuka 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Onizuka throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Kersikov.
Kersikov throws a nice inside leg kick.
Onizuka connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Kersikov lands a jab to the head.
Kersikov throws a front kick aimed at Onizuka's knee but Onizuka avoids it well.
Kersikov throws a head kick that misses
and Onizuka counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Onizuka lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Onizuka swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kersikov.
Kersikov moves out of range as Onizuka strikes.
Onizuka moves out of range of the strikes.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kersikov lands a high kick!
Onizuka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. #T2#
Kersikov moves out of range as Onizuka strikes.
Onizuka scores with a hook to the body. Kersikov takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kersikov steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Onizuka.
Kersikov throws a chopping leg kick but Onizuka manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Onizuka feinted with a counter takedown.
Kersikov misses with a hook.
Kersikov will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Kersikov takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Onizuka keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kersikov takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Kersikov moves forwards but Onizuka connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Kersikov tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Onizuka attempts a counter takedown but Kersikov avoids it well and moves away.
Kersikov on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot. #T3#
Kersikov defending well as Onizuka loads up on a big left hand.
Onizuka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kersikov manages to avoid it.
Kersikov takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Onizuka throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Kersikov.
Kersikov misses with a straight right.
Kersikov chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Shinichi Onizuka is winning the standup battle so far.
Onizuka staying out of range there.
Kersikov keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Onizuka.
Kersikov lands a head shot.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Onizuka, as that shot connected.
Onizuka uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kersikov.
Kersikov fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Onizuka is out of range.
A low kick from Kersikov misses #TD#
and Onizuka counters with a shoot takedown into half guard. #ES2#
Kersikov has one foot on Onizuka's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.#T4#
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
Onizuka throws a sloppy body shot
enabling Kersikov to counter with a crisp jab.
Kersikov delivers a nice body kick.
Kersikov throws a series of punches but Onizuka avoids them all with ease.
Nice cross by Kersikov.
Onizuka blocks a jab.
Onizuka attempts a counter takedown but Kersikov avoids it well and moves away.
A big right from Kersikov misses.
Nice defenses there by Onizuka.
Kersikov displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Onizuka throws out the jab. #TD#
Kersikov gets caught flat footed, as Onizuka shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Kersikov holds on and takes a little breather.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
That's time! Onizuka's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. 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.
#R5#
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kersikov.
Kersikov connects with a solid leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. Kersikov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Onizuka stalks Kersikov and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Kersikov's face. Kersikov staggers backwards, shaken.
Kersikov throws a nice outside leg kick.
Kersikov slips a jab from Onizuka.
Onizuka throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kersikov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Onizuka.
Kersikov is looking to slow Onizuka down with leg kicks.
Onizuka misses with a looping right.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka misses the shot to the body.
Onizuka is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Onizuka connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Onizuka throws a sloppy body shot
and Kersikov counters with a leg kick.
Kersikov misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Onizuka.
Kersikov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot. #T1#
Onizuka throws a big shot that misses.
Kersikov gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Onizuka counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kersikov throws a sloppy head kick and Onizuka moves out of range easily.
Good exchange - Onizuka coming out on top.
Nice straight punches there by Onizuka. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Onizuka.
Kersikov misses with a shot to the body #TD#
and Onizuka counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Kersikov is staying active underneath Onizuka, who seems content to just control the action from this position. #SUB#
Onizuka seems to be working for a kimura but Kersikov defends the submission attempt.
Kersikov gets full guard.#T2#
Onizuka looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Onizuka preventing the sweep.
Onizuka throws a big elbow that misses.
Rustam Kersikov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Onizuka with a flurry of punches that miss.
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but Kersikov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #REF3#
The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Onizuka misses with a lunging right hand
and Kersikov counters with a nice body shot. #T3#
Kersikov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Onizuka.
Donk. Onizuka catches Kersikov right on the button with a cross.
Kersikov throws a hook to the side of Onizuka's head but Onizuka sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Onizuka steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kersikov.
Onizuka throws a sloppy body shot
and Kersikov counters with a leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. Kersikov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kersikov tries a quick counter leg kick but Onizuka is wise to it.
Kersikov takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Kersikov throws a big shot that misses.
A combination from Onizuka does no damage.
Onizuka jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Onizuka scores with a body shot.
Onizuka throws a body punch but Kersikov moves out of range.
Kersikov throws a body kick that misses
and Onizuka counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Kersikov needs to keep his hands up - Onizuka had a free shot at his head there.#T4#
Kersikov defending well as Onizuka loads up on a big left hand.
Kersikov throws the kick towards the body but Onizuka avoids it.
Onizuka drops down looking for a counter takedown but Kersikov sprawls and moves away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. Kersikov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kersikov misses with the combination.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nice shot by Kersikov.
Kersikov throws a leg kick but Onizuka moved away.
Shinichi Onizuka is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Kersikov is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Kersikov throws a body kick that misses #TD#
and Onizuka counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Onizuka looking to sit in guard and control but Kersikov gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Kersikov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

And that's the end of the fight!
Shinichi Onizuka showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Onizuka has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 49:46
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 49:46
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shinichi Onizuka!

Shinichi Onizuka retains his welterweight title!
A less than humble Shinichi Onizuka misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.

 

Event: Ascension 332.5     
Date:   Jul 19, 2015
#R1#
Onizuka dips to his left and cracks Player with an uppercut!
Onizuka connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Player ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Onizuka moves away.
Player lands with a straight right. Onizuka didn't see that one coming.
Onizuka swings for the body but Player moves out of range.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Onizuka checks a leg kick. #CL#
Onizuka moves into range and clinches up with Player.
Player working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Onizuka is looking for a takedown.
Player misses with the head strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Onizuka.
A head punch on the inside from Player fails to land.
Player working aggressively here.
Player misses with the head strike.
Player scores with a shot to the side of Onizuka's head.
Onizuka misses with a punch on the inside.
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!
Player swings wildly with an uppercut but Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid it.
We've been hearing reports that Onizuka has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Player misses with some punches. #BC#
Onizuka breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Player takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Player throws a poor cross that misses #TD#
and Onizuka counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Onizuka. #T1#
Onizuka tries to free his leg and advance position but Player is retaining full guard. #SUB#
Onizuka postures up as if he's going to throw some strikes but drops back for an ankle! Player is in big trouble! He looks ready to tap! But no, he's escaped and dives on top of Onizuka, into his guard. #SUB#
Onizuka working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Player doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Player manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem. #SUB#
Onizuka is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Player is stalling in the full guard. #T2#
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.#SUB#
Onizuka had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Player defends it easily.
Onizuka trying to control the position.
Player must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.#SUB#
Onizuka is looking for a triangle but Player pushes his legs off easily.
Player slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard. #SUB#
Player looking to improve position, pressing down on Onizuka's thigh with his hand. Onizuka seems to be working to lock up a guilotine though... is Player paying attention? Apparently not! He's locked it up tight! Player's face has turned purple! Will he tap? Will he! YES! He's tapped! Onizuka picked his opening and made it count! Great finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Shinichi Onizuka!
Shinichi Onizuka retains his welterweight title!
Shinichi Onizuka bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.

 

Event: Ascension 330     
Date:   Jul 05, 2015
#R1##TD#
Onizuka gets a double leg takedown into St Juste's guard.
St Juste keeping full guard, as Onizuka tries to pass.
Onizuka throws a big right hand that misses.
Onizuka throws a big elbow that misses.
St Juste controlling the position.
St Juste looking to hit a scissor sweep but Onizuka is one step ahead there.
St Juste is trying to control the position from the bottom.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage. #REF3#
The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.#T1#
Onizuka waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract St Juste.
A shot to the liver by St Juste. Beautiful body shot.
St Juste has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Onizuka is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from St Juste 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 Onizuka has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Onizuka and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Shinichi Onizuka seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
St Juste slips under a jab from Onizuka.
St Juste slips under a jab from Onizuka.
St Juste on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Good work by Onizuka as he checks the leg kick.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut. St Juste saw that one coming.
St Juste is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
A jab from Onizuka misses.
Onizuka rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and St Juste counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.#CUT2#
It looks like Shinichi Onizuka has been cut.
Onizuka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Onizuka ducks under a wild hook from St Juste.
Renan St Juste is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
St Juste ducks under a wild hook from Onizuka.
Onizuka seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
St Juste clobbers Onizuka with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise. #T2#
St Juste uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Onizuka.
Onizuka keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Onizuka connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
St Juste keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Onizuka.
Onizuka moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
St Juste uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Onizuka.
St Juste finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
St Juste circles away from the clinch attempt.
St Juste throws out a counter right but Onizuka avoids it with no problem.
St Juste moves away from the strike by Onizuka.
A nice inside leg kick there by St Juste. That's going to slow Onizuka down.
St Juste takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Good leg kick by St Juste there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Onizuka throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck St Juste on the side of the head.
St Juste uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Onizuka.
Onizuka waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract St Juste.
St Juste let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.#T3#
St Juste throws a shot from downtown. Onizuka moves away and avoids it.
Onizuka moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Onizuka is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Onizuka scores with a hook.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut
and St Juste counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
St Juste misses with a hook.
St Juste tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Onizuka appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
St Juste buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Onizuka missing with a left hand there. St Juste was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
St Juste scores with a nice right hand.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the body.
St Juste tries to score with a low kick but Onizuka moves his leg out of the way.
St Juste turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Onizuka misses with a body shot.
St Juste moves out of range as Onizuka strikes.#T4#
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
St Juste throws an overhand right that lands on Onizuka's shoulder, as Onizuka tries to avoid the shot.
Onizuka keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from St Juste.
A little feinted left hand from Onizuka on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A jab from Onizuka misses.
St Juste misses with a looping right.
Onizuka looks to land a right hand but St Juste moved out of range.
Onizuka throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent St Juste stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
St Juste throws a hook but Onizuka avoids it easily.
Onizuka takes a swing at St Juste's ribcage but misses.
Onizuka lands a jab to St Juste's midsection.
St Juste misses with a looping right.
St Juste looks to land a right hand but Onizuka moved out of range.
St Juste thumps Onizuka with a low kick.
Onizuka throws a shot to the body.
A big right from Onizuka misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka'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.
#R2#
Onizuka misses with a looping right.
Onizuka misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
A slapping leg kick lands for St Juste.
Onizuka fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches St Juste on the side of the head.
St Juste throws a solid leg kick but Onizuka takes the impact on his shin and smiles at St Juste.
A big left from St Juste misses.
St Juste throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A jab from Onizuka misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka misses with a straight left.
St Juste displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Onizuka throws out the jab.
St Juste connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Onizuka punishes St Juste's body with a nice straight punch.
Onizuka scores with a decent looking hook.#T1##TD#
Onizuka drives through with a takedown into guard.
Onizuka with a flurry of punches that miss.
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but St Juste is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Onizuka stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. St Juste swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Onizuka trying to control but St Juste is working from the bottom.
St Juste is pulling down on Onizuka's head. It's preventing any offense from Onizuka, at least for the moment.
Onizuka stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. St Juste swivels though and keeps the full guard.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.#T2##REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
St Juste pulls out of a head kick attempt.
St Juste shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
A slapping leg kick lands for St Juste.
Onizuka throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Onizuka throws a right hand that misses
and St Juste makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Onizuka misses with a hook. St Juste ducked under it nicely.
St Juste defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Onizuka.#T3#
Onizuka jabbing away but nothing is landing.
St Juste pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
St Juste throws a nice inside leg kick.
Onizuka misses with a straight right.
Onizuka lands the left hand.
Onizuka cracks a nice hook into St Juste's ribs.
Onizuka gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
letting St Juste counter with a right hand.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Shinichi Onizuka. That's going to take a lot out of him.
St Juste has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Onizuka finds it's way round the side to connect with St Juste's head.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by St Juste.
Shinichi Onizuka is winning the standup battle so far.
Onizuka throws a hook but St Juste avoids it easily.
A little jabbing left from St Juste on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
St Juste bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Onizuka, as that shot connected.
St Juste throws a lazy right hand but Onizuka sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.#T4#
St Juste uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Onizuka.
Onizuka lands a jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Onizuka slips under a jab from St Juste.
Onizuka throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
St Juste slips under a jab.
St Juste looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
St Juste's jab looks to have found its range, popping Onizuka under the eye.
Onizuka checks a leg kick nicely.
St Juste's jab looks to have found its range, popping Onizuka under the eye.
A big left from St Juste misses.
St Juste misses with a hook
and Onizuka counters with a lovely shot to the body.
St Juste takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Onizuka swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by St Juste.
Onizuka keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from St Juste.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by St Juste.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
That's time! Onizuka's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R3#
Onizuka looks to land a left hand but St Juste moved out of range nicely.
Onizuka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but St Juste manages to avoid it.
St Juste moves out of range of the strikes.
St Juste feints a counter leg kick.
St Juste throws a jab but it's blocked by Onizuka.
Onizuka cracks St Juste with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Onizuka swings for the body but St Juste moves out of range.
St Juste swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
St Juste slips a straight right by Onizuka.
St Juste dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Onizuka. That did some damage!
Onizuka looks to land a left hand but St Juste moved out of range nicely.
Onizuka checks a low kick from St Juste.
Onizuka is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that St Juste can do to turn this around?
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
St Juste misses with a straight left.
A swing and a miss from Onizuka.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
St Juste throws a shot from downtown. Onizuka moves away and avoids it.#T1#
Onizuka throws a big shot that misses.
Onizuka swings for the body but St Juste moves out of range.
St Juste swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Onizuka misses with a right hand
and St Juste counters with a stiff right hand.
Onizuka throws a hook to the side of St Juste's head but St Juste sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Onizuka throws a poor cross that misses
and Onizuka takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
St Juste is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Onizuka.
St Juste throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Onizuka lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Onizuka misses with a left hand
and St Juste counters with a leg kick.
Onizuka chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before St Juste can pounce on him.
St Juste uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Onizuka.
Onizuka missing with a left hand there. St Juste was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Onizuka misses with a right hand
letting St Juste counter with a right hand.
Onizuka throws a hook to the side of St Juste's head but St Juste sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.#T2#
Onizuka misses with a lunging right hand
and St Juste cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Onizuka throws an ugly left hook that misses
and St Juste counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head. #ROC2#
Onizuka is rocked!#CUT2#
Shinichi Onizuka's cut is getting worse.
Onizuka swings and misses with a shot to the body
and St Juste makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Oh Onizuka is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
St Juste ducks down into range and throws a picture perfect right hook that connects with Onizuka's jaw. Onizuka's eyes stare off into space as he falls to the mat, out cold! St Juste does the decent thing and steps back, rather than landing any shots to his unconscious opponent.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:18 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Renan St Juste!
A victorious Renan St Juste thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.

 

Event: Ascension 327     
Date:   Jun 19, 2015
#R1#
A jab lands there for Onizuka.
Rocker finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Rocker misses with a low kick.
Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Rocker.
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Rocker tries to score with a low kick but Onizuka moves his leg out of the way.
Onizuka swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Rocker.
Onizuka looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Rocker looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Rocker throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Rocker is looking to score with low kicks.
Rocker misses with a leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Onizuka.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Onizuka checks a leg kick.
Rocker punishes Onizuka's body with a nice straight punch.
Rocker uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Onizuka.
As Onizuka backs off Rocker throws a huge counter combo but Onizuka manages to avoid it all.
Onizuka throws a lazy right hand but Rocker sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Rocker misses with a looping right.
Onizuka connects with a body shot that sends Rocker's belly button to the back.
Onizuka lands with a right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rocker with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row. #T1#
Onizuka throws a jab when Rocker was well out of range.
Rocker looks to land a right hand but Onizuka moved out of range.
Onizuka misses with a body shot.
A nice side step and Rocker releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Rocker has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Onizuka stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Rocker.
Rocker lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Onizuka circles away quickly and effectively.
Rocker uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Onizuka.
Rocker throws a leg kick which misses Onizuka's front leg but catches the back leg as Onizuka tries to avoid it.
Rocker avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
Rocker lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Rocker looks to land a right hand but Onizuka moved out of range.
Onizuka checks a leg kick nicely.
Onizuka throws an overhand right that lands on Rocker's shoulder, as Rocker tries to avoid the shot.
Rocker is trying to counter with his kicks.
Rocker misses with a body shot.
Onizuka takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Onizuka moves away from the strike by Rocker.
Rocker misses with a body shot. #T2#
Rocker comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Rocker throws a looping overhand right but Onizuka ducks down to avoid it.
Onizuka avoids a kick to the body.
Onizuka misses with a straight left.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rocker connects with a jab.
Rocker throws a right hand that misses #TD#
so Onizuka counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility. #SUB2#
Rocker had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Onizuka defends it easily.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Rocker keeps moving.
Rocker looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Rocker working a defensive guard here. #T3#
Onizuka is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound. #SUB2#
Rocker looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Onizuka with a nice head shot there.
Rocker controls Onizuka momentarily but Onizuka frees himself.
Onizuka has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Rocker wants to sweep here but Onizuka controlling him for the moment.
Rocker is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Rocker keeping full guard, as Onizuka tries to pass. #T4#
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Rocker avoiding any damage from the ground and pound. #SUB2#
Rocker looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Onizuka passes into side control.
Rocker is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Onizuka's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Onizuka works his foot free and advances to mount.
Onizuka lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R2#
Onizuka throws a shot from downtown. Rocker moves away and avoids it.
Rocker lands a high kick!
Rocker lunges at Onizuka with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Onizuka's hand.
Onizuka throws the left hand but Rocker avoids the punch easily.
Rocker uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Onizuka.
Rocker uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Onizuka.
Rocker stuffs the takedown attempt from Onizuka. Onizuka gets slowly back to his feet.
Rocker misses with a low kick.#TD#
Onizuka throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Rocker tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Onizuka is in Rocker's guard.
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but Rocker is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet. #SUB2#
Rocker looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Onizuka won't allow Rocker to sweep him here. #T1#
Rocker keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Rocker is trying to keep Onizuka in close.
Rocker bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Onizuka's guard. #REVB#
Onizuka working a defensive guard here. #T2#
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Rocker wants to control from the top but Onizuka keeps moving.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Rocker is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing Rocker from controlling successfully. #REF3#
The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Rocker throws a low kick but Onizuka avoids it.
Rocker thows a left - swing and a miss!
Onizuka misses with a body punch
and Rocker counters with a slapping leg kick.
Onizuka tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Rocker swivels and escapes.
Onizuka takes one to the side of the head.
The fighters circling - Rocker throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Onizuka lunges at Rocker with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Rocker's hand.
Onizuka throws a wild combination but nothing lands. #T3#
Onizuka throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Rocker tests Onizuka's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Rocker with a lazy takedown attempt
and Onizuka counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Ricky Rocker seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Onizuka blocks a head kick by Rocker.
A cross from Onizuka lands.
Onizuka just misses with a punch to the body.
A swing and a miss from Rocker.
Onizuka thows a left - swing and a miss!
Rocker is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Rocker misses with an uppercut. Onizuka saw that one coming.
Onizuka tests Rocker's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Onizuka looks to throw the jab but Rocker is out of range.
Onizuka throws a hook to the side of Rocker's head but Rocker sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Rocker uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Onizuka.
Rocker misses with a hook.
Onizuka throws a big shot that misses.
Rocker takes one on the button.#T4#
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Onizuka wants to clinch.
A jab from Onizuka finds it's way through Rocker's defenses.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. #TD#
Onizuka looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Rocker!
Rocker is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that second round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!
#R3#
Rocker misses with a lunging right hand
and Onizuka counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Rocker lands a leg kick that knocks Onizuka off balance momentarily.
Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Rocker.
Rocker fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Rocker uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Onizuka.
Onizuka lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.#TD#
Onizuka closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard. #SUB2#
Rocker looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Onizuka sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Rocker is pressing down on Onizuka's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.#T1#
Onizuka pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Rocker is keeping the position for now.
Onizuka passes Rocker's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Onizuka throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Rocker is refusing to be controlled, as Onizuka sits in half guard. #SUB#
Onizuka is looking for a kimura but Rocker is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Onizuka to get the leverage.
Rocker is trying to get back to full guard.#T2#
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Onizuka wants to control but Rocker is keeping him busy.
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. Onizuka connects with a nice short shot to Rocker's temple. #SUB#
Onizuka looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Rocker regains full guard. Nicely done. #T3#
Onizuka pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Rocker is keeping the position for now.
Rocker manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Onizuka manages to get himself to full guard. #REVB#
Onizuka is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Rocker trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Rocker landing some decent shots from guard.
Shinichi Onizuka overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.#T4##SUB#
Onizuka is looking for a triangle but Rocker pushes his legs off easily.
Rocker content to stall in guard here.
Rocker is looking to advance position but Onizuka has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!#REVR#
Rocker really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Onizuka scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Rocker?
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka clearly takes that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R4#
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. Rocker does a little dance to reset his feet.
Rocker scores with a sloppy right hand. Onizuka should have avoided that one.
Rocker scores with a jab to the body.
Rocker throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Onizuka sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Rocker misses with a kick to the body.
Onizuka slips under a jab.
A counter left hand to the body from Onizuka misses its target.
Rocker throws a lazy body kick
and Onizuka counters with a nice body shot.
Onizuka throws a shot from downtown. Rocker moves away and avoids it.
Onizuka takes one to the side of the head.
Onizuka throws the left hand but Rocker avoids the punch easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka takes a swing at Rocker's ribcage but misses.
Onizuka throws a poor cross that misses
and Rocker counters with a straight right hand.
Rocker slips a jab from Onizuka.
Onizuka ducks under a wild hook from Rocker.
Onizuka avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Onizuka appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Onizuka throws a good cross that connects. #T1#
Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Rocker.
Onizuka swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Rocker slips under a jab from Onizuka.
Rocker thows a left - swing and a miss!
Onizuka drops down looking for a counter takedown but Rocker sprawls and moves away.
Rocker connects with a crisp jab.
Onizuka looks to land a left hand but Rocker moved out of range nicely.
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. Rocker does a little dance to reset his feet.
Rocker doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
A slow jab from Rocker misses its intended target.
Rocker will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Onizuka lands with a shot to the body.
Rocker throws a nice outside leg kick.
Rocker tries a head kick but it misses.
A swing and a miss from Rocker.
Onizuka goes for a double leg but Rocker avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Rocker continues to drive forward.
Rocker only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Rocker misses with a kick to the body
and Onizuka cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.#T2#
Rocker throws a wild body kick that Onizuka sees coming a mile off.
A slow jab from Onizuka misses its intended target.
Rocker lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Rocker with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Onizuka to score with a decent uppercut.
Rocker lands a nice leg kick that just misses Onizuka's sensitive parts.
Rocker lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Rocker stuffs the takedown attempt from Onizuka. Onizuka gets slowly back to his feet.
Rocker looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Onizuka is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Onizuka has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Rocker.
Rocker misses with a looping right.
Rocker goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Onizuka was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Onizuka just misses with a punch to the body.
Nice cross by Onizuka.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Rocker, right into the meat.
Onizuka shoots in but no luck this time.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Shinichi Onizuka. That's going to take a lot out of him.#T3#
Onizuka connects with a single shot there.
Onizuka throws a hook but Rocker blocks it.
Rocker drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Onizuka defends it well.
A combination from Rocker does no damage.
Onizuka cracks a nice hook into Rocker's ribs.
Rocker scoring well with a low kick there.
Rocker connects with the punch.
Onizuka loads up on a big right hand but Rocker slips the punch.
Rocker scores with a head kick.
Rocker misses the jab.
A big left from Onizuka misses.
It seemed like Rocker was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Onizuka cracks Rocker with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut.
Onizuka throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Rocker ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Rocker throws a looping overhand right but Onizuka ducks down to avoid it. #T4#
Rocker is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
The fighters circle momentarily. Onizuka darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Onizuka waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Rocker.
It seemed like Rocker was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Onizuka wants to clinch but Rocker slips to the side
and Rocker counters with a thumping low kick.
Onizuka dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Rocker uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Onizuka.
Onizuka throws the kick towards the body but Rocker avoids it.
Rocker slips a straight right by Onizuka.
Onizuka backing away here, and Rocker unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Onizuka jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Rocker cracks the inside of Onizuka's front leg.
Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Rocker.
Onizuka throws a body punch but Rocker moves out of range.
Onizuka thows a left - swing and a miss!
Onizuka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut #TD2#
so Rocker counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Ricky Rocker will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!
#R5#
Onizuka lands a nice shot that snaps Rocker's head back.
Onizuka misses with a shot to the body
and Rocker counters with an inside leg kick.
Onizuka misses with a shot to the body
and Rocker counters with an inside leg kick.
Rocker throws a nice inside leg kick.
Rocker uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Onizuka.
Onizuka throws a hook but Rocker blocks it.
Onizuka throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Rocker uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Onizuka.
Onizuka missing with a left hand there. Rocker was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Rocker scores with a punch to the head.
Onizuka throws an off balance right hand
letting Rocker counter with a right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rocker scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
A swing and a miss from Onizuka.
Onizuka lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Rocker circles away quickly and effectively.
Nice cross by Onizuka.
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!
Rocker thumps Onizuka with a low kick.#T1#
Rocker misses the shot to the body. #TD#
Onizuka shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Rocker manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Rocker seems keen to control Onizuka's posture.#SUB2#
Rocker had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Onizuka defends it easily.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Rocker keeps moving.
Rocker wants to sweep but no luck. #T2#
Onizuka's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Onizuka lands a couple of digs.#SUB2#
Rocker working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Onizuka doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Onizuka manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Onizuka throws a strike but Rocker rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top. #REVB#
Ricky Rocker has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#SUB#
Onizuka is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Rocker working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage. #T3##SUB#
Onizuka is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Rocker is aware though and is defending well.
Onizuka controls Rocker momentarily but Rocker frees himself.
Rocker being controlled here momentarily.
Rocker with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Rocker throws a strike but Onizuka rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top. #REVR##T4##SUB2#
Rocker looking for subs off his back but Onizuka has passed one foot through into half guard.
Onizuka wants to lay and pray for a moment but Rocker keeps working.
Shinichi Onizuka is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Rocker tries to strike from the bottom but it doesn't land. #SUB#
Onizuka seems to be looking for submissions.

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 Shinichi Onizuka.
I think Onizuka 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 49:47
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 48:47
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 49:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shinichi Onizuka!

Shinichi Onizuka decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.

 

Event: Ascension 323     
Date:   May 31, 2015
#R1#
Stormcrow throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A big left from Onizuka misses.
Onizuka seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Stormcrow throws a series of punches but Onizuka moves out of range.
Stormcrow jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Stormcrow ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Onizuka moves away.
Stormcrow lands with a nice body kick.
Stormcrow connects with a body shot.
Onizuka pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Stormcrow throws out a counter right but Onizuka avoids it with no problem.
We've been informed that Stormcrow has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Stormcrow scores with a crisp jab that stopped Onizuka in his tracks.
Onizuka slips under a jab from Stormcrow.
Onizuka pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Stormcrow throws a sloppy head kick and Onizuka moves out of range easily.
Stormcrow throws a nice inside leg kick. #CL2#
Stormcrow takes the fight into the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Stormcrow.
Stormcrow throws a head punch that misses.
Onizuka lands a body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Stormcrow goes for a body shot but it's blocked. #T1#
Stormcrow prevents a body shot from Onizuka.
Onizuka throws a head punch that misses.
Stormcrow lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Onizuka backwards.
Onizuka swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Stormcrow lands with a left to the head.
Stormcrow blocks a body shot from Onizuka.
A shot in the inside from Stormcrow.
Stormcrow swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Onizuka looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Stormcrow scores with a nice hook to the head.#CUT2#
It looks like Shinichi Onizuka has been cut.#BC2#
Stormcrow breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Onizuka ducks under a wild hook from Stormcrow.
Stormcrow scores with a push kick.
Onizuka is trying hard to land a takedown here. Stormcrow sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet. #CL2#
Stormcrow closes the distance and clinches.
Stormcrow tries a body shot but Onizuka blocks it.
Onizuka blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Onizuka lands a left hand that snaps the head of Stormcrow backwards.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Onizuka has a couple of punches blocked by Stormcrow. #T2#
Stormcrow working aggressively here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Onizuka.
Onizuka goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Onizuka misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Onizuka.
Stormcrow takes a shot to the head.
Stormcrow misses with a shot to the kidneys. #BC2#
Stormcrow breaks the clinch.
Onizuka misses with a straight right.
Stormcrow throws a low kick, looking for Onizuka's leg but Onizuka calmly moves out of range.
Stormcrow lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Onizuka at a distance.
Onizuka looks to land a left hand but Stormcrow moved out of range nicely.
Stormcrow throws a nice inside leg kick.
Stormcrow pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A counter left hand to the body from Onizuka misses its target.
Bowser Stormcrow is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Onizuka throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Stormcrow sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Onizuka throws a looping overhand right but Stormcrow ducks down to avoid it.
Stormcrow uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Onizuka.
Onizuka connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.#T3#
Stormcrow tries to clinch up but Onizuka circles away and keeps his distance.
Stormcrow tries to clinch there but Onizuka circles away.
Onizuka appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Stormcrow just misses with a punch to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from Onizuka misses the target.
Onizuka takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Stormcrow tries to clinch but Onizuka is having none of it.
Onizuka misses with a looping left.
Onizuka lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Stormcrow at a distance.
Stormcrow looks to land a body kick but Onizuka moved away.
Stormcrow doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Stormcrow 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 Onizuka has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Onizuka and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Stormcrow is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Onizuka rather than just go for the knockout.
Stormcrow tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Onizuka is able to avoid easily.
Onizuka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Stormcrow was well out of range. Poor timing from Onizuka.
A nice leg kick lands there from Stormcrow.
Onizuka connects with a nice looking jab.
Stormcrow throws a leg kick
and Onizuka counters with a stiff right hand.
Onizuka misses with a looping right.
Stormcrow dips to his left and cracks Onizuka with an uppercut!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Onizuka checks a leg kick.#T4#
The fighters circle momentarily. Stormcrow darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Onizuka keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Stormcrow fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Onizuka checks it well.
Stormcrow wants to clinch.
Stormcrow wants to clinch.
Stormcrow keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Onizuka.
Onizuka throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Stormcrow swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Onizuka 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.
Onizuka tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Stormcrow defends well and Onizuka ends up having to push Stormcrow into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Stormcrow throws a big shot that misses.
A big right from Onizuka misses.
Onizuka looks to score with a jab to the body but Stormcrow is just out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bowser Stormcrow dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
Onizuka wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Stormcrow walks into a straight right hand from Onizuka.#CL2#
Onizuka gets tackled into the cage by Stormcrow. Stormcrow maintains the clinch.
Stormcrow lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Stormcrow blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Stormcrow makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Onizuka can't find room to land a body shot as Stormcrow controls the action.
Stormcrow tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Onizuka's elbow.
Stormcrow lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Stormcrow tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Onizuka's elbow.
Stormcrow working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Stormcrow has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Onizuka misses with a punch on the inside.
Onizuka is trying to force a seperation but Stormcrow has the dominant position.
Onizuka tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Onizuka tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Stormcrow's elbow.
Stormcrow struggles to land a body shot inside as Onizuka controls his hands.
Stormcrow blocking some punches.
Onizuka lands with a light punch inside.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A head punch on the inside from Onizuka fails to land. #T1#
Stormcrow has Onizuka pressed against the cage, preventing Onizuka from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Stormcrow throws a head punch that misses.
Stormcrow can't find room to land a body shot as Onizuka controls the action.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Onizuka fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Stormcrow tries to work over Onizuka's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Stormcrow throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Stormcrow tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Onizuka's elbow.
Onizuka prevents a body shot from Stormcrow.
Stormcrow pushes Onizuka back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Onizuka misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Onizuka throws a head punch that misses.
Onizuka fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Onizuka taking a breather.
Onizuka has a couple of punches blocked by Stormcrow. #BC2#
Stormcrow escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Onizuka cracks a nice hook into Stormcrow's ribs.
Stormcrow tries a head kick but it misses.
Onizuka smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.#T2#
Stormcrow throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Stormcrow shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Onizuka looks to land a right hand but Stormcrow moved out of range.
Onizuka swinging wildly here.
Stormcrow now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Onizuka checks a leg kick nicely.
Onizuka takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
An inside leg kick lands from Stormcrow.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Stormcrow's corner calls for a 1-2. Stormcrow obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Stormcrow lands a jab to Onizuka's midsection.
Stormcrow misses with a looping left.
Onizuka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Stormcrow throws an overhand right that lands on Onizuka's shoulder, as Onizuka tries to avoid the shot.
Onizuka rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Stormcrow counters with a thumping low kick.
Stormcrow with a nice cross.
Stormcrow has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Stormcrow there as he acknowledges the shot.
Onizuka misses the body punch
and Stormcrow counters with a stiff right hand. #T3#
Stormcrow feints and then cracks Onizuka's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Onizuka down.
Bowser Stormcrow seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Onizuka throws a hook but Stormcrow blocks it.
Stormcrow takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Onizuka just misses with a punch to the body.
Stormcrow now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Stormcrow takes a swing at Onizuka's ribcage but misses.
Stormcrow scores with a leg kick.
Onizuka waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Stormcrow.
Stormcrow lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Stormcrow scores with a nice right hand.
Onizuka gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Stormcrow.
Donk. Onizuka catches Stormcrow right on the button with a cross.
Onizuka ducks under a wild hook from Stormcrow.
Stormcrow moves out of range as Onizuka strikes.
Stormcrow slips under a jab from Onizuka.
Stormcrow moves away from the strike by Onizuka.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Onizuka, as that shot connected. #T4#
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Stormcrow slips a straight right by Onizuka.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Stormcrow, right into the meat.
Onizuka bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Onizuka doesn't manage to clinch there - Stormcrow circles away.
Stormcrow takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Onizuka throws out a loose jab but Stormcrow uses good head movement to avoid it.
Onizuka tries to clinch up but Stormcrow circles away and keeps his distance.
Stormcrow fails in his attempt to clinch.
Nice body punch from Stormcrow.
Jab from Onizuka.
Stormcrow throws a body kick that misses.
Onizuka swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Stormcrow counters with a left to the body.
Stormcrow slips a straight right by Onizuka.
Onizuka backing away here, and Stormcrow unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Stormcrow defending well as Onizuka loads up on a big left hand.
Stormcrow now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Stormcrow slips under a jab.
Stormcrow uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Onizuka.
Stormcrow wants to clinch but Onizuka slips to the side
and Onizuka counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Bowser Stormcrow will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
That's time! Onizuka's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R3#
Stormcrow misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Onizuka.
Onizuka takes a swing at Stormcrow's ribcage but misses.
Stormcrow feints a counter leg kick.
Stormcrow throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Stormcrow throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Stormcrow lands a head kick. Onizuka smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Onizuka throws a lazy right hand but Stormcrow sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Stormcrow misses with a wild body shot.
Stormcrow lands with a shot to the body.
Stormcrow scores with a nice right hand.
Jab, jab by Stormcrow - just one landing.
Onizuka slips a straight right by Stormcrow.
A little feinted left hand from Onizuka on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Stormcrow avoids the body shot from Onizuka.
Stormcrow misses with a body kick.
Stormcrow throws a low kick but Onizuka moves out of range easily.
Stormcrow throws a leg kick which misses Onizuka's front leg but catches the back leg as Onizuka tries to avoid it.
Stormcrow throws a front kick aimed at Onizuka's knee but Onizuka avoids it well.
Onizuka throwing a counter right hand but Stormcrow manages to avoid it.
Stormcrow throws a leg kick that misses.
Onizuka tries to counter with a takedown but Stormcrow is quick to defend against it.#T1#
Decent striking displayed by Onizuka there.
Stormcrow is looking to slow Onizuka down with leg kicks.
The fighters circling - Onizuka throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Onizuka takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Stormcrow scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Onizuka doesn't seem bothered though.
Onizuka takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Onizuka displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Stormcrow throws out the jab.
Onizuka misses with a jab, cross combination.
Stormcrow follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Onizuka lunges at Stormcrow with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Stormcrow's hand.
Onizuka throws an off balance right hand
and Stormcrow counters with a low kick, right behind Onizuka 's knee.
Stormcrow ducks right into an uppercut from Onizuka.
Stormcrow looks to clinch
and Onizuka cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Onizuka swinging wildly here.
Stormcrow appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Stormcrow keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Onizuka.
Stormcrow cracks Onizuka with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.#T2#
Onizuka fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Onizuka's jab looks to have found its range, popping Stormcrow under the eye.
Stormcrow tries to clinch but Onizuka is having none of it.
Onizuka appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Stormcrow feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Onizuka's calf.
A solid leg kick lands there for Stormcrow.
Onizuka tries to clinch up.
Stormcrow let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Stormcrow throws a leg kick but Onizuka sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Stormcrow moves away.
Stormcrow wants to land a leg kick but Onizuka is out of range.
Stormcrow with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Stormcrow throws a left and a right that both miss
and Onizuka counters with a stiff right hand.
Stormcrow is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Onizuka.
Stormcrow throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Onizuka changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Stormcrow defending well as Onizuka loads up on a big left hand.
Onizuka lands a nice hook to Stormcrow's body. Stormcrow takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes. #T3#
Stormcrow comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Onizuka swats away the attempt to clinch by Stormcrow.
Stormcrow on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Stormcrow bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Onizuka's head.
Stormcrow staying out of range there.
Onizuka is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.#CL2#
Stormcrow drives through and clinches with Onizuka against the cage.
A nice left hand lands by Onizuka.
Onizuka is trying to break free.
Stormcrow lands with a light punch inside.
Stormcrow tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Onizuka's elbow.
Stormcrow doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Onizuka's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Nice body punch from Stormcrow.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Stormcrow. #T4#
Stormcrow blocking some punches.
Bowser Stormcrow seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Onizuka lands with a left to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Stormcrow has Onizuka pushed against the cage.
Stormcrow throws a head punch that misses.
Onizuka has a couple of punches blocked by Stormcrow.
Onizuka prevents a body shot from Stormcrow.
Onizuka lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Stormcrow.
Stormcrow pressing his opponent against the cage.
Onizuka tries for a takedown but Stormcrow manages to get underhooks.
Onizuka makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Onizuka is trying to pull guard but Stormcrow turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Shinichi Onizuka. That's going to take a lot out of him.#BC2#
Stormcrow breaks from the clinch.
Stormcrow misses the shot to the body.
Onizuka throws a hook to the side of Stormcrow's head but Stormcrow sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Onizuka backing away here, and Stormcrow unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Bowser Stormcrow really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.
#R4#
The fighters circle momentarily. Stormcrow darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.#CL2#
Stormcrow instigates a clinch.
Stormcrow softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Onizuka lands with a left to the head.
Onizuka tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A frustrated look appears on Onizuka's face as he tries to break the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Onizuka.
Onizuka working aggressively here.
Stormcrow blocks an uppercut.
Stormcrow tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Stormcrow lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Stormcrow softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Onizuka tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Stormcrow's elbow.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Stormcrow.
Onizuka blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Stormcrow lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Onizuka backwards.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Stormcrow misses with some punches.
Onizuka lands with a short shot to the head. #T1#
Stormcrow throws a punch but it's blocked by Onizuka.
Onizuka lands a nice shot to the body.
Onizuka tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked. #BC#
Onizuka pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Stormcrow scores with a nice right hand.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the head.
Onizuka throws an overhand right that lands on Stormcrow's shoulder, as Stormcrow tries to avoid the shot.
Stormcrow swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Onizuka 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.
A big right from Onizuka misses.
Stormcrow is looking to score with low kicks.
Stormcrow is looking to score with low kicks.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Stormcrow.
Onizuka lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Onizuka's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Onizuka duly obliges.
Stormcrow 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.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Onizuka chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Stormcrow can pounce on him. #T2#
Onizuka misses with an uppercut.
Onizuka avoids the body shot from Stormcrow.
Stormcrow looking to land some kicks to the body here. #TD#
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Onizuka was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Stormcrow holds on to Onizuka's head and controls the position momentarily.
Stormcrow is being controlled here.
Onizuka is looking to take a break and control but Stormcrow is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Stormcrow regains half guard there - taking advantage of Onizuka's attempt to lay and pray for a moment. #T3#
Stormcrow slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Onizuka looking to pass the guard.
Onizuka stands up over Stormcrow, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head. #T4#
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Stormcrow keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Stormcrow looking to hit a scissor sweep but Onizuka is one step ahead there. #REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Onizuka misses with a body shot.
Stormcrow now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Stormcrow is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Onizuka just misses with a punch to the body.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut
and Stormcrow counters with a flying knee. Nice.
Onizuka takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Stormcrow throws a poor cross that misses #TD#
and Onizuka counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Onizuka.
Onizuka with a nice head shot there.
Onizuka works over Stormcrow with some ground and pound from guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!
#R5#
Nice uppercut there from Onizuka.
Onizuka shoots in but Stormcrow avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Onizuka checks a low kick from Stormcrow.
Onizuka throws a big shot that misses.
Stormcrow doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Onizuka bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Stormcrow tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Stormcrow fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Onizuka.
Onizuka walks into a straight right hand from Stormcrow.
Onizuka throws a wild body kick that Stormcrow sees coming a mile off.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Stormcrow.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Stormcrow 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 Onizuka has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Onizuka and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Onizuka takes a swing at Stormcrow's ribcage but misses.
Stormcrow scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Stormcrow looks to land a left hand but Onizuka moved out of range nicely.#T1#
A jab from Onizuka misses.
Onizuka blocks a leg kick.#TD#
Onizuka shoots in and bounces Stormcrow off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Stormcrow keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Onizuka pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Stormcrow is keeping the position for now.
Onizuka stopping the sweep attempt from Stormcrow.
Shinichi Onizuka has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T2#
Onizuka pushing down on Stormcrow's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Stormcrow is looking to control Onizuka's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Stormcrow avoid being mounted?
Onizuka is stalling here. Stormcrow is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Onizuka seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Stormcrow has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
Onizuka isn't going anywhere.
Onizuka being controlled for a moment. #T3#
Onizuka is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Stormcrow taking a breather here.
Stormcrow trying to control the action but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Bowser Stormcrow is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.#T4#
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Onizuka tries to bench press Stormcrow off him but Stormcrow keeps the position.
Stormcrow is looking to take a break and control but Onizuka is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Stormcrow is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Stormcrow is pausing for a moment. What's he doing? It looks like he's clearing his nose. Oh dude! He's shot a load of snot all down Onizuka's shoulder. That is not cool. #REF3#
The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.

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 Shinichi Onizuka.
I think Stormcrow 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 47:48
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 47:49
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Bowser Stormcrow!

A very excited looking Bowser Stormcrow made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.

 

Event: Ascension 316     
Date:   Apr 26, 2015
#R1#
Onizuka throws a body punch but Abreu moves out of range.
Onizuka looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Onizuka throws a jab but it's blocked by Abreu.
Abreu drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Onizuka defends it well.
Abreu showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Onizuka.
Abreu with the counter takedown but Onizuka avoids it easily.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Abreu.
Abreu drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Onizuka defends it well.
Abreu avoids the body shot from Onizuka.
Abreu changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Abreu has his takedown stuffed
and Onizuka cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. Abreu does a little dance to reset his feet.
And Abreu tries to counter it with a takedown but Onizuka pushes his down on his head and steps out.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka connects with a single shot there.#TD#
Onizuka scores with a takedown into Abreu's guard.#SUB#
Onizuka drops back looking for a heel hook - he quickly realises he's not going to get it but Abreu manages to dive on top of him before he can escape and now Onizuka has Abreu in his guard.#REVB##T1##SUB#
Abreu avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Abreu trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Onizuka manages to land a sweep and now he's on top! #REVR#
Onizuka stays in close to Abreu's body and controls the position. #T2#
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Abreu tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Onizuka trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Onizuka is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Onizuka seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Onizuka will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.#T3#
Onizuka won't allow Abreu to sweep him here.
Abreu keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Onizuka tries to free his leg and advance position but Abreu is retaining full guard.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Abreu looking to control. #REF3#
The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.#T4#
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
The fighters circling - Onizuka throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Onizuka scores with a body shot.
Abreu throws a series of punches but Onizuka moves out of range.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Abreu avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A big left from Onizuka misses.
Onizuka throws a hook but Abreu blocks it.
Abreu takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Onizuka lands with a hook. Abreu tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Abreu uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Onizuka.
And Abreu tries to counter it with a takedown but Onizuka pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Onizuka lands a head shot.
Abreu avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!
#R2#
Onizuka smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Onizuka throws a looping overhand right but Abreu ducks down to avoid it.
Abreu shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Onizuka swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Abreu throws a leg kick
and Onizuka counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Onizuka lands a right hook to the body.
Onizuka changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.#TD2#
Abreu changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Onizuka looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Abreu sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Onizuka is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Abreu wants to control for a moment but Onizuka uses the opportunity to move back to half guard.
Onizuka is trying to get back to full guard.
Shinichi Onizuka overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.#T1#
Abreu content to control rather than advance.
Onizuka is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Abreu is trying to control the action in half guard but Onizuka is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Abreu with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Abreu working Onizuka over with strikes. #T2#
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.
Onizuka wants to improve his position but Abreu is controlling well.
Onizuka trying to hold on to Abreu's head to control him but Abreu postures up. #REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Abreu uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Onizuka.
Onizuka misses with a hook. Abreu ducked under it nicely.
Abreu takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Cooper Abreu is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Onizuka moves out of range as Abreu strikes.
Onizuka just misses with a punch to the body.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
Onizuka jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Abreu feints the counter takedown.#T3#
Onizuka misses with a body shot.
Onizuka scores with a jab.
Shinichi Onizuka is winning the standup battle so far.
Onizuka throws a body shot but no joy.
Onizuka connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Onizuka scores with a nice head shot.
Onizuka dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Onizuka dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Onizuka displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Abreu.
Onizuka lands with a right hand. #T4#
Abreu moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Onizuka lands a really nice looking cross but Abreu seems unphased.
Nice shot lands for Onizuka.
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!
Onizuka jabs at Abreu's body.
Onizuka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Abreu was well out of range. Poor timing from Onizuka.
Onizuka wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Onizuka looks to land a right hand but Abreu moved out of range.
Nice uppercut lands for Onizuka. That snapped Abreu's head back.
Onizuka thows a left - swing and a miss!
A telegraphed right hand from Onizuka misses the target.
Onizuka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Abreu manages to avoid it.
Abreu feints the counter takedown.
Onizuka lands with a shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R3#
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
Abreu is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.#TD#
Onizuka scores with a takedown into Abreu's guard.
Onizuka looking to pass the guard.
Abreu trying to keep a closed guard but Onizuka is proving a slippery customer.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka trying to control but Abreu is working from the bottom. #T1#
Onizuka stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Abreu swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Abreu is trying to keep Onizuka in close.
Onizuka looking to sit in guard and control but Abreu gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top. #REVB#
My spies in Cozad MMA LA Elite inform me that Abreu has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Onizuka looking for a sweep. Not yet Onizuka, not yet. #T2#
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Onizuka keeping full guard, as Abreu tries to pass.
Abreu trying to control the position from guard on top but Onizuka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Abreu trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet. #REF3#
The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Abreu takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Onizuka dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Abreu takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Onizuka lands with a hook. Abreu tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head. #T3#
Onizuka connects with a good right hand that stumbles Abreu. Abreu circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Onizuka lands with a straight right. Abreu didn't see that one coming.
Abreu dives in for a single leg takedown but Onizuka sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Decent striking displayed by Onizuka there.
Abreu takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Onizuka throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Abreu on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Onizuka fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Shinichi Onizuka seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Abreu dives in for a single leg takedown but Onizuka sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Onizuka lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Onizuka cracks a nice hook into Abreu's ribs.#T4#
A shot to the liver by Onizuka. Beautiful body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Abreu shoots in for a takedown but Onizuka shows good takedown defense.
Shinichi Onizuka has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Cooper Abreu.
Onizuka lands a jab to Abreu's midsection.
Onizuka lands with a nice body punch.
A head kick by Abreu misses
and Onizuka counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Abreu takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Abreu takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Abreu has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Onizuka finds it's way round the side to connect with Abreu's head.
Horrible takedown attempt by Abreu or perhaps it was just good defense by Onizuka, which made it look bad.
Abreu fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Onizuka is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka clearly takes 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.
#R4#
Abreu takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Onizuka misses the shot to the body.
Onizuka's corner calls for a 1-2. Onizuka obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Onizuka scores with a crisp jab that stopped Abreu in his tracks.
Onizuka fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Abreu looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.#TD#
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Onizuka was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Onizuka wants to stand but Abreu has his arm trapped.
Onizuka trying to control the action but Abreu is working from the bottom. #T1#
Onizuka tries to advance to mount but can't.
Onizuka trying to control the action but Abreu is working from the bottom.
Onizuka is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Abreu can do to turn this around?
Onizuka tries to advance to mount but Abreu denies him. #T2#
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Abreu wants to control but Onizuka postures up.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Abreu is not content to let Onizuka control the position. #REF3#
The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Onizuka digs a good body shot into Abreu's ribs.
Onizuka lands a right hook to the body.
Onizuka lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Abreu lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Abreu.#CUT2#
It looks like Shinichi Onizuka has been cut.#T3#
Onizuka connects with a body shot.
Onizuka pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Onizuka connects with a right hand. Abreu shakes it off.
Abreu shoots in and drives through. Onizuka sprawls well.
Onizuka digs a good hook to Abreu's body.
Onizuka cracks Abreu with an open hand slap.
Abreu goes for a double leg but Onizuka avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Onizuka continues to drive forward.
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Onizuka is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Onizuka connects with a good right hand that stumbles Abreu. Abreu circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Onizuka works the jab nicely.
Onizuka digs a good body shot into Abreu's ribs.#T4#
Onizuka works Abreu's body with a nice hook.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Onizuka ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Abreu drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Abreu shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Onizuka but Onizuka pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Shinichi Onizuka has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Cooper Abreu.
Abreu is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Onizuka scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Abreu moves away.
A head kick by Abreu misses
and Onizuka counters with a stiff right hand.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Abreu.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka had his way with Cooper Abreu in that round.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!
#R5#
Abreu misses with a takedown attempt
enabling Onizuka to counter with a crisp jab.
Horrible takedown attempt by Abreu or perhaps it was just good defense by Onizuka, which made it look bad.
Abreu dives in and grabs Onizuka's left leg, looking for a takedown. Onizuka pushes down on Abreu's head and hops out.
Shinichi Onizuka has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Cooper Abreu.
Abreu gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Good shot there by Onizuka.
Abreu has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Onizuka's corner calls for a 1-2. Onizuka obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Onizuka looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Abreu doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Onizuka is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
A decent looking cross lands there for Onizuka.
Jab from Onizuka.
Onizuka throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Abreu with the counter takedown but Onizuka avoids it easily.#T1#
Onizuka throws a shot from downtown. Abreu moves away and avoids it.
Abreu changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Nice body punch from Onizuka.
Abreu uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Onizuka.
Abreu gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Onizuka counters with a right hand to the body.
Abreu is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
A left lands for Onizuka.
Onizuka scores with a punch to the head.
Onizuka lands a glancing blow to the side of Abreu's head.
Abreu fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Onizuka paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.#T2#
Some wild striking there from Onizuka.
Abreu takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Abreu throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Onizuka.
Onizuka changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Nice straight punches there by Onizuka. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Onizuka.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Onizuka connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Abreu shoots in but Onizuka avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Cooper Abreu has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Abreu moves away.
Abreu tries to move into range but Onizuka moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.#T3#
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Abreu moves away.
Abreu tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Onizuka with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Abreu tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Onizuka swivels and escapes.
A counter left hand to the body from Onizuka misses its target.
Onizuka connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Onizuka looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Abreu drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Onizuka defends it well.
Onizuka fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Onizuka lands with a right hand.
Abreu takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Onizuka works the jab nicely.
Onizuka lands with a hook. Abreu tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head. #T4#
A lazy left from Onizuka finds it's target.
Abreu takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
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!
Onizuka takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Horrible takedown attempt by Abreu or perhaps it was just good defense by Onizuka, which made it look bad.
Onizuka keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Shinichi Onizuka is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Onizuka scores with a body shot.
A combination from Abreu does no damage.
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. Abreu does a little dance to reset his feet.
Onizuka takes a swing at Abreu's ribcage but misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
Shinichi Onizuka showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Onizuka has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 50:42
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 50:42
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 50:42

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shinichi Onizuka!

Shinichi Onizuka retains his welterweight title!
Shinichi Onizuka spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
Cooper Abreu spoke after the fight, saying 'I tried something different this time, but the fact is if I can't be the best I think it's time for me to retire. Thank you all for the fun times.'.

 

Event: Ascension 313     
Date:   Apr 05, 2015
#R1#
Onizuka with a hook.
Stormcrow bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Onizuka is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Stormcrow.
Stormcrow throws a solid leg kick but Onizuka takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Stormcrow.
Stormcrow ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Onizuka moves away.
Jab by Onizuka.
Onizuka stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Stormcrow.
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Stormcrow but Stormcrow pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Stormcrow cracks the inside of Onizuka's front leg.
Shinichi Onizuka seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Onizuka keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Stormcrow.
Onizuka throws a hook but Stormcrow blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stormcrow motions for Onizuka to come forward. Stormcrow throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A cross from Stormcrow lands.
Onizuka punishes Stormcrow's body with a nice straight punch.
Stormcrow swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Onizuka lands a really nice looking cross but Stormcrow seems unphased. #T1#
Stormcrow takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Nice cross by Onizuka.
Stormcrow misses with a low kick.
Onizuka misses the jab.
Onizuka ducks under a wild hook from Stormcrow.
Onizuka lands a nice shot that snaps Stormcrow's head back.
Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Stormcrow.
Onizuka keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Onizuka checks a leg kick.
Stormcrow just misses with a punch to the body.
Stormcrow fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Bowser Stormcrow is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Onizuka comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Stormcrow on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
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!
Onizuka tries to clinch but Stormcrow moves out of range.
Stormcrow ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Onizuka moves away.
Stormcrow uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Onizuka has time to react.#CUT#
It looks like Shinichi Onizuka has been cut.#T2#
Stormcrow throws a front kick aimed at Onizuka's knee but Onizuka avoids it well.
We've been told by Stormcrow's head coaches at Humboldt Park Elite Gym that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Onizuka throws a hook but Stormcrow blocks it.
Stormcrow throws a jab when Onizuka was well out of range.
Stormcrow throws a body shot but no joy.
Good leg kick by Stormcrow there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud. #CL#
Stormcrow clinches with his opponent.
Stormcrow taking a breather. #TD2#
Onizuka is working on a single leg takedown against the cage. Stormcrow can't fight it off and eventually Onizuka manages to take the fight to the floor. Stormcrow looks annoyed but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Stormcrow manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Onizuka manages to get himself to full guard. #REVR#
Stormcrow stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Onizuka swivels though and keeps the full guard. #T3##SUB2#
Onizuka is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Stormcrow defends well.#SUB2#
Onizuka working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Stormcrow doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Stormcrow manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing Stormcrow from controlling successfully.
Stormcrow pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Onizuka is keeping the position for now.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Stormcrow slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up. #T4#
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.#SUB2#
Onizuka looking for a guillotine here but Stormcrow defends easily.
Onizuka wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Stormcrow is now in half guard.
Stormcrow sitting and controlling from the half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!
#R2#
Stormcrow thuds a left hand into Onizuka's body.
Onizuka checks a leg kick nicely.
Onizuka lands with an overhand left.
Onizuka looks to land a left hand but Stormcrow moved out of range nicely.
Onizuka checks a leg kick.
Onizuka throws out a counter right but Stormcrow avoids it with no problem.
Onizuka throws a hook but Stormcrow avoids it easily.
A telegraphed right hand from Onizuka misses the target.
Onizuka looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Stormcrow ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka lands a really nice looking cross but Stormcrow seems unphased.
A low kick from Stormcrow misses
and Onizuka counters with a left to the body.
Stormcrow throws a poor cross that misses
and Onizuka counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Stormcrow swings for the body but Onizuka moves out of range.
Onizuka misses with a body shot.
Stormcrow jabbing away but nothing is landing. #T1#
Onizuka throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Onizuka keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Stormcrow.
Onizuka throws a lazy uppercut
letting Stormcrow counter with a right hand.
Stormcrow scores with a jab to the body.
Stormcrow throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Nice shot lands for Onizuka.
Onizuka moves out of range of the leg kick from Stormcrow.
Onizuka on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Stormcrow. Stormcrow obviously looking to wear him down.
Stormcrow works the jab nicely.
Stormcrow pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Onizuka just misses with a punch to the body.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Stormcrow 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 Onizuka has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Onizuka and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A big left from Stormcrow misses.
Stormcrow avoids the body shot from Onizuka.
Stormcrow stuns Onizuka with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.#T2#
Onizuka lands a glancing blow to the side of Stormcrow's head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Stormcrow slips a jab from Onizuka.
Onizuka dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Onizuka throws a body shot but no joy.
Onizuka missing with a left hand there. Stormcrow was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Stormcrow takes a swing at Onizuka's ribcage but misses.
Onizuka jabs Stormcrow to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Onizuka scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Stormcrow doesn't seem bothered though.
Onizuka swings for the body but Stormcrow moves out of range.
Stormcrow connects with a body shot.
Stormcrow uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Onizuka.
Onizuka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Stormcrow manages to avoid it.
Stormcrow looks to score with a jab to the body but Onizuka is just out of range.
Stormcrow uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Stormcrow thows a left - swing and a miss!
Onizuka now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Onizuka scores with a punch to the head.#T3#
Onizuka throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Onizuka takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Stormcrow takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Stormcrow throws a hook but Onizuka blocks it.
Onizuka smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Onizuka circles away from the clinch attempt.
Onizuka misses the jab.
Stormcrow scores with a leg kick.
Stormcrow with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Stormcrow misses with a wild body shot.
Stormcrow defending well as Onizuka loads up on a big left hand.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the head.
Onizuka pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
Stormcrow misses with a body shot.
Onizuka appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Stormcrow throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.#T4#
Onizuka just misses with a punch to the body.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Onizuka blocks a low kick nicely.
Onizuka swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Stormcrow doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Onizuka takes a swing at Stormcrow's ribcage but misses.
Onizuka scores with a hook.
Onizuka misses with a two punch combination.
A punch lands to the side of Stormcrow 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Shinichi Onizuka seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Stormcrow.
Stormcrow throws a low kick but Onizuka moves out of range easily.
Onizuka lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Stormcrow at a distance.
Onizuka is looking to clinch.
Stormcrow swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the jaw.
Stormcrow keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
A quick step to the side and Stormcrow tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R3#
Onizuka ducks under a wild hook from Stormcrow.
Onizuka darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Onizuka wants to clinch up but Stormcrow keeps it at a distance.
Stormcrow was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
A slow jab from Onizuka misses its intended target.
Stormcrow misses with a low kick as Onizuka jumps back.
Stormcrow misses with a low kick.
Onizuka keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Onizuka is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Stormcrow connects with a body shot.
Onizuka is looking to clinch.
As Onizuka backs away, Stormcrow returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Onizuka's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Stormcrow connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Onizuka scrambles back to his feet.
Stormcrow throws a jab when Onizuka was well out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka moves out of range as Stormcrow strikes.
Stormcrow keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Onizuka.
Good work by Onizuka as he checks the leg kick.
Onizuka misses with a looping right.
Onizuka shoots in looking for a takedown but Stormcrow manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Onizuka's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.#T1#
Onizuka misses with a straight left.
Onizuka throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Stormcrow ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Stormcrow tries to close the distance and clinch but Onizuka swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Onizuka throws a lazy right hand but Stormcrow sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Stormcrow listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Stormcrow throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Onizuka on the side of the head.
Onizuka misses with a lunging right hand
and Stormcrow counters with a stiff right hand.
Onizuka ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Onizuka drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
The fighters circling - Onizuka throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Onizuka throws a right and a left that both miss.
Stormcrow appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Stormcrow misses with a kick to the body.
Stormcrow on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
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!
Stormcrow waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Onizuka.#T2#
Stormcrow keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Onizuka.
Stormcrow avoids the body shot from Onizuka.
Onizuka throws a big shot that misses.
Stormcrow avoids the body shot from Onizuka.
Stormcrow scores with a jab.
Stormcrow swings for the body but Onizuka moves out of range.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Stormcrow.
Stormcrow throwing a counter right hand but Onizuka manages to avoid it.
Stormcrow ducks right into an uppercut from Onizuka.
Onizuka works Stormcrow's body with a nice hook.
Stormcrow throws a head kick but Onizuka moves out of range.
Stormcrow throws a good cross that connects.
Onizuka misses with a body shot.
It appears Stormcrow was looking to counter with a kick there.
Stormcrow finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Onizuka bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Stormcrow's head.
Stormcrow takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.#T3#
Onizuka misses with an uppercut. Stormcrow saw that one coming.
Stormcrow connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Onizuka momentarily.
Onizuka connects with a right hand. Stormcrow shakes it off.
Onizuka slips under a jab.
Onizuka slips under a jab from Stormcrow.
Onizuka bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Stormcrow's head backwards.
Stormcrow waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Onizuka.
Stormcrow on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Onizuka moves out of range of the body kick from Stormcrow.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut. Stormcrow saw that one coming.
Onizuka uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Stormcrow has time to react.
Onizuka takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Onizuka throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Stormcrow stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Onizuka avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Onizuka is looking to clinch. #T4#
Onizuka connects with a nice looking jab.
Stormcrow on the wrong end of a nice jab.
The fighters circling - Stormcrow throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Stormcrow throws a shot to the body.
Onizuka jabs at Stormcrow's body.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
Stormcrow walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Onizuka checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Stormcrow doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. Stormcrow does a little dance to reset his feet.
Stormcrow throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Onizuka takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Stormcrow feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Onizukas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
A solid leg kick lands there for Stormcrow.
Onizuka's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Stormcrow staying out of range there.
Stormcrow appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Bowser Stormcrow did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka'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.
#R4#
Stormcrow on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Onizuka works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Onizuka checks a leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. Stormcrow does a little dance to reset his feet.
Onizuka fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Stormcrow looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Onizuka is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Stormcrow.
Onizuka is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Stormcrow throws a looping overhand right but Onizuka ducks down to avoid it.
Stormcrow cracks Onizuka with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Stormcrow throws a body shot but no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Onizuka looks to throw the jab but Stormcrow is out of range.
Stormcrow stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
A big left from Onizuka misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Stormcrow swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches. #T1#
Onizuka misses with a body shot.
A telegraphed right hand from Onizuka misses the target.
Nice straight punches there by Onizuka. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Onizuka.
Onizuka lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Onizuka's corner calls for a 1-2. Onizuka obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Stormcrow throws out a loose jab but Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid it.
Stormcrow throws a shot to the body.
Stormcrow thumps Onizuka with a low kick.
Onizuka misses with a straight right.
Stormcrow slips under a jab.
Onizuka pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Stormcrow shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Onizuka takes a swing at Stormcrow's ribcage but misses.
Stormcrow looks to score with a jab to the body but Onizuka is just out of range.
Onizuka defending well as Stormcrow loads up on a big left hand. #T2#
Stormcrow scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Stormcrow misses the shot to the body.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut. Stormcrow saw that one coming.
Onizuka lands a body shot.
Onizuka throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Stormcrow keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Stormcrow looks to score with a jab to the body but Onizuka is just out of range.
Onizuka scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Stormcrow doesn't seem bothered though.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
Stormcrow thinks about countering with a body kick.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Stormcrow.
Onizuka throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Stormcrow throwing a counter right hand but Onizuka manages to avoid it.
Stormcrow tries a low kick but Onizuka avoids it.
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Stormcrow moves away.
Onizuka throws a shot from downtown. Stormcrow moves away and avoids it.#T3#
Stormcrow misses with a looping left.
Stormcrow will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Stormcrow throws a chopping leg kick but Onizuka manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Onizuka swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Stormcrow staying out of range there.
Stormcrow avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Stormcrow appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Stormcrow throws a leg kick which misses Onizuka's front leg but catches the back leg as Onizuka tries to avoid it.
Stormcrow takes one to the chin there.
Onizuka avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Onizuka is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Stormcrow comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Onizuka lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Stormcrow looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Onizuka misses with a right hand
and Stormcrow counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Stormcrow scores with a jab to the jaw.#T4#
Stormcrow throws a low kick but Onizuka moves out of range easily.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Onizuka! But no joy.
Nice shot by Stormcrow.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Onizuka's corner calls for a 1-2. Onizuka obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Onizuka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Stormcrow was well out of range. Poor timing from Onizuka.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut.
Good work by Onizuka as he checks the leg kick.
Stormcrow avoids the body shot from Onizuka.
Onizuka moves out of range of the strikes.
A looping hook to the body misses from Stormcrow. Onizuka does a little dance to reset his feet.
Stormcrow throws a hook but Onizuka avoids it easily.
Onizuka moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Onizuka keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Stormcrow.
Onizuka misses with a straight right.
Stormcrow keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Onizuka.
Onizuka is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!
#R5#
Stormcrow keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Stormcrow attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Stormcrow.
Stormcrow avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Onizuka misses with a straight left.
Stormcrow misses the shot to the body.
Onizuka tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Onizuka misses with a hook. Stormcrow ducked under it nicely.
Stormcrow half committed to a counter leg kick.
Stormcrow throws a nice outside leg kick.
Onizuka lands a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stormcrow blocks a jab.
Onizuka just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromStormcrow.
Onizuka misses the shot to the body.
Onizuka with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Stormcrow to score with a decent uppercut.
Stormcrow uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Stormcrow. #T1#
Onizuka takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Onizuka jabs Stormcrow to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Stormcrow throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Stormcrow moves away from the strike by Onizuka.
Onizuka looks to score with a jab to the body but Stormcrow is just out of range.
Onizuka throws a shot from downtown. Stormcrow moves away and avoids it.
It looked like Stormcrow wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Onizuka throws a big shot that misses.
Onizuka takes a swing at Stormcrow's ribcage but misses.
Nice uppercut lands for Stormcrow. That snapped Onizuka's head back.
Stormcrow walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Onizuka checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Stormcrow throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Stormcrow throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Onizuka slips under a jab from Stormcrow.
Onizuka connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe. #T2##TD2#
Onizuka fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Stormcrow to the ground. Onizuka is now in Stormcrow's guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Stormcrow keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Stormcrow looking to control.
Onizuka stopping the sweep attempt from Stormcrow.
Onizuka throws a big elbow that misses.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Stormcrow keeps moving.
Stormcrow wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now. #T3#
Onizuka stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Stormcrow swivels though and keeps the full guard. #REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Onizuka keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Stormcrow.
Stormcrow avoids the body shot from Onizuka.
Stormcrow waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Onizuka.
Stormcrow waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Onizuka.
Onizuka throws a body shot but no joy.
Stormcrow lands a really nice looking cross but Onizuka seems unphased.
Onizuka displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Stormcrow throws out the jab.
Onizuka misses with a body punch
and Onizuka takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Stormcrow bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
As Onizuka backs away, Stormcrow returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.#T4#
Onizuka misses with a hook.
Onizuka misses with a series of wild punches.
Bowser Stormcrow has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Stormcrow takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Onizuka fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Stormcrow keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Shinichi Onizuka is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Onizuka misses the shot to the body.
Onizuka comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Stormcrow with a hook.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Onizuka misses with a straight right.
Stormcrow throws a wild body kick that Onizuka sees coming a mile off.
Onizuka appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Onizuka misses with a looping right.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Shinichi Onizuka.
I think Onizuka 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 47:48
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 47:48
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 46:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shinichi Onizuka!

Shinichi Onizuka decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.

 

Event: Ascension 307     
Date:   Mar 04, 2015
#R1#
Onizuka lands a nice shot that snaps Jarnkarl's head back.
A big left from Jarnkarl misses.
Onizuka tests Jarnkarl's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A clash of legs there as Onizuka blocks the low kick.
Jarnkarl jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jarnkarl moves out of range of the strikes.
Onizuka takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Jab by Onizuka.
We've been informed that Jarnkarl has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Onizuka connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Jarnkarl throws out a powerful jab.
Onizuka checks a low kick from Jarnkarl.
A jab from Onizuka misses.
Jarnkarl misses with a looping right.
Jarnkarl throws a sloppy body shot #TD#
and Onizuka counters with a shoot takedown. Jarnkarl fights it but they end up in 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!
Jarnkarl trying to keep a closed guard but Onizuka is proving a slippery customer.
Jarnkarl is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move. #REVB#
Onizuka slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.#T1#
Jarnkarl stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Onizuka swivels though and keeps the full guard.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Onizuka is on top in guard. #REVR#
Jarnkarl wants to sweep here but Onizuka controlling him for the moment.
Jarnkarl bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Onizuka's guard. #REVB#
Onizuka wants to control but Jarnkarl passes easily into half guard.
Jarnkarl scores with a couple of good hammerfists.#T2#
Jarnkarl trying to control the action but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Onizuka wants to get back to full guard.
Onizuka gets full guard.
Onizuka looking to control. #SUB#
Jarnkarl content to sit in guard, stalling... Great. Oh but he could get punished here because Onizuka has locked up a guillotine! Onizuka's face is contorted as he sqeezes tight on the submission attempt - will he finish? Jarnkarl is holding on here and Onizuka must be using up a lot of energy. Jarnkarl has gone limp! He's out! He's out cold! Onizuka gets to his feet, tossing aside his stricken foe. Arms raised, he milks the applause from the crowd. Great submission!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:46 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Shinichi Onizuka!
Shinichi Onizuka retains his welterweight title!
Shinichi Onizuka seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.

 

Event: Ascension 303     
Date:   Feb 08, 2015
#R1#
Onizuka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Abreu manages to avoid it.
Left hook, right uppercut from Abreu.
Onizuka misses with a straight left.
Good work by Onizuka as he checks the leg kick.
Onizuka takes one to the chin there.
Onizuka throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Abreu throws out a loose jab but Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid it.
A slapping leg kick lands for Abreu.
Abreu thows a leg kick but Onizuka checks it
and Onizuka counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Abreu rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Abreu takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Onizuka lands a nice shot to the body.
Onizuka connects with a single shot there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A thudding body kick lands there by Abreu!
Onizuka looks to score with a jab to the body but Abreu is just out of range.
Onizuka throws a body punch but Abreu moves out of range.
Abreu seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Onizuka misses with a jab, cross combination.
Abreu is looking for a counter combo.#T1#
Onizuka takes a swing at Abreu's ribcage but misses.
Onizuka avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Onizuka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Onizuka avoids the head kick by Abreu.
And Onizuka tries to counter it with a takedown but Abreu pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Onizuka lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Abreu thows a leg kick but Onizuka checks it
and Onizuka counters with a stiff right hand.
Abreu misses with a low kick.
Shinichi Onizuka seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A swing and a miss from Onizuka.
Abreu drops down looking for a counter takedown but Onizuka sprawls and moves away.
Abreu tries to land a leg kick but Onizuka saw it coming and moves away.
Onizuka checks a low kick from Abreu.
Abreu throws a leg kick but Onizuka moved away.
Abreu throws a quick inside leg kick.
An inside leg kick from Abreu misses.
Onizuka looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Abreu is fending him off so far but Onizuka persists. Nope, Abreu circles away and we're back to standing.#T2#
Abreu ducks under a wild hook from Onizuka.
Abreu throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
It seemed like Onizuka was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Onizuka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Abreu was well out of range. Poor timing from Onizuka.
Abreu throws a jab when Onizuka was well out of range.
Onizuka doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
A jab lands there for Onizuka.
Abreu 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.
Onizuka has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Onizuka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Abreu manages to avoid it.
Abreu is looking to counter punch.
Onizuka looks to land a right hand but Abreu moved out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Onizuka has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Abreu.
Abreu takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Abreu steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Onizuka.
A slow jab from Onizuka misses its intended target.
Onizuka wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Onizuka looks to throw the jab but Abreu is out of range.
Abreu fires out a quick counter leg kick but Onizuka just manages to avoid it.#T3#
Onizuka avoids the head kick by Abreu.
Onizuka doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Abreu throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Onizuka sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Abreu steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Onizuka.
Abreu tried to counter with a leg kick but Onizuka avoided it.
Onizuka swings for the body but Abreu moves out of range.
Onizuka throws a jab but it's blocked by Abreu.
Onizuka feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Abreus jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!#TD#
Abreu closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Abreu working away.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Abreu working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Onizuka is trying to improve his position.
Abreu trying to control the position but Onizuka is working away. #T4#
Onizuka is looking for a sweep.
Onizuka regains half guard there - taking advantage of Abreu's attempt to lay and pray for a moment.
Abreu looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Onizuka is trying to get back to full guard.
Onizuka is not content to let Abreu control the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.
#R2#
Abreu on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Shinichi Onizuka seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Onizuka misses with a looping right.
Abreu ducks under a wild hook from Onizuka.
Onizuka throws a jab when Abreu was well out of range.
Onizuka missing with a left hand there. Abreu was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Onizuka throws a body shot but no joy.
Onizuka swings away with a body shot that misses
and Abreu counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Onizuka throws a body shot but no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Abreu is looking for a counter combo.
Onizuka scores with a nice head shot.
Onizuka misses with a body shot
and Abreu counters with a slapping leg kick.
Abreu uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Onizuka.
Onizuka displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Abreu throws out the jab. #T1#
Onizuka moves out of range of the body kick.
Abreu takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Onizuka scores with the left hand. Abreu knows he should have avoided that one.
Abreu defending well as Onizuka loads up on a big left hand.
As Onizuka backs away, Abreu returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
A slow jab from Onizuka misses its intended target.
Onizuka connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Onizuka slips a straight right by Abreu.
Onizuka lands with an uppercut that bounces Abreu off the cage and back into range.
Onizuka is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Abreu fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Abreu throws out a loose jab but Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid it.
Onizuka lunges at Abreu with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Abreu's hand.
Abreu misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Onizuka misses the jab.#CL2#
The fight moves into the clinch position.#T2#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!#TD2#
Onizuka jumps into guard, dragging Abreu to the mat.
Onizuka has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Onizuka looking for a sweep. Not yet Onizuka, not yet.
Abreu seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Our spies down at at Green Line inform us that Onizuka has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
Onizuka utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Abreu is looking to work some ground and pound but Onizuka has wrist control.
Abreu looking to sit in guard and control but Onizuka gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top. #REVB#
Abreu utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound. #T3#
Abreu is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move. #REVR#
Abreu landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Abreu prevents Onizuka from improving his position.
Abreu takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Abreu works his way into side control.
Abreu cracks Onizuka with a big right hand but Onizuka just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go. #T4#
Abreu in the domination position with Onizuka hanging on.
Onizuka struggling a bit here.
Onizuka is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Cooper Abreu overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Abreu misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Onizuka struggling a bit here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R3#
Nice sprawl there from Onizuka as Abreu shoots in.
Onizuka lands a really nice looking cross but Abreu seems unphased.
Abreu moves forwards but Onizuka connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Abreu throws a low kick but Onizuka avoids it.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Abreu, right into the meat.
Onizuka misses with a double jab.
Abreu feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Onizuka scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Abreu doesn't seem bothered though.
Onizuka cracks Abreu with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Abreu.
Abreu appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Abreu moves away from the strike by Onizuka.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Onizuka bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
It seemed like Onizuka was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Onizuka throws a lazy right hand but Abreu sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Abreu throws a lazy uppercut
letting Onizuka counter with a right hand. #T1#
Abreu throws a series of punches but Onizuka moves out of range.
Abreu shoots for a takedown but Onizuka saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Abreu 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.
Onizuka jabs Abreu to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Onizuka throws a shot to the body.
Onizuka throws a body punch but Abreu moves out of range.
Abreu drops down looking for a counter takedown but Onizuka sprawls and moves away.
A telegraphed right hand from Onizuka misses the target.
Onizuka throws out a leg kick but Abreu moves out of range and Onizuka only half commits.
Abreu is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Onizuka's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
Onizuka pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Onizuka with a nice cross.
Abreu thows a body kick. Onizuka tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Onizuka throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Abreu feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Onizuka misses the shot to the body. #T2#
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. Abreu does a little dance to reset his feet.
Onizuka throws an off balance right hand
and Abreu counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Abreu moves away from the strike by Onizuka.
Onizuka moves out of range of the body kick from Abreu.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Abreu chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Onizuka can pounce on him.
Abreu fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Onizuka checks it well.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Onizuka! But no joy.
Abreu defending well as Onizuka loads up on a big left hand.
Abreu tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Onizuka is able to avoid easily.
Onizuka throws a big shot that misses.
A left lands for Onizuka.
Abreu throws out a leg kick but Onizuka moves out of range and Abreu only half commits.
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Abreu moves away.
Abreu misses with a few strikes there. #T3#
Onizuka throws a body shot but no joy.
Onizuka throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Abreu defending well as Onizuka loads up on a big left hand.
Onizuka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Abreu manages to avoid it.
Abreu throws a shot to the body.
Abreu on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Abreu attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
It seemed like Onizuka was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Onizuka on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Abreu. Abreu obviously looking to wear him down.
Abreu thows a left - swing and a miss!
Abreu avoids the body shot from Onizuka.
Onizuka takes one to the chin there.
Abreu takes a jab right on the kisser.
Abreu fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Onizuka checks it well. #T4#
Onizuka throws a lazy uppercut
and Abreu counters with a big head kick but Onizuka shrugs it off.
Abreu fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Onizuka looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Onizuka is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Abreu.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Abreu shoots in and drives through. Onizuka sprawls well.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Cooper Abreu. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Onizuka lands a lovely overhand right.
Abreu finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Onizuka throws out a loose jab but Abreu uses good head movement to avoid it.
Abreu misses with a low kick as Onizuka jumps back.
Abreu shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Abreu looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Onizuka misses with a body shot.
Abreu uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Onizuka.
Onizuka cracks a nice hook into Abreu's ribs.
Nice shot by Onizuka.
Onizuka ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka really dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R4#
Onizuka with a jab.
Onizuka looks to land a right hand but Abreu moved out of range.
Abreu motions for Onizuka to come forward. Abreu throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Onizuka cracks Abreu with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Onizuka jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Onizuka moves out of range as Abreu strikes.
Abreu takes one on the button.
Onizuka loads up on a big right hand but Abreu slips the punch.
Abreu has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Onizuka finds it's way round the side to connect with Abreu's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Abreu looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Abreu is looking to score with low kicks.
Onizuka lands a nice hook to Abreu's body. Abreu takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Onizuka throws a body punch but Abreu moves out of range.
Abreu moves forwards but Onizuka connects with a nice, crisp jab.#T1#
Abreu moves away from the strike by Onizuka.
Abreu throws a low kick, looking for Onizuka's leg but Onizuka calmly moves out of range.
Abreu avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Abreu throws the kick towards the body but Onizuka avoids it.
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Abreu moves away.
Good exchange - Onizuka coming out on top.
Abreu takes a swing at Onizuka's ribcage but misses.
Abreu throws out a leg kick but Onizuka moves out of range and Abreu only half commits.
Abreu fails to land with a series of punches.
Onizuka misses with a looping left.
Abreu lands a slapping body shot.
Abreu misses with a looping left.
Onizuka connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.#T2##TD2#
Onizuka drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Onizuka throwing strikes but Abreu manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
Abreu postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Abreu trying to control the action but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Abreu has knee on belly momentarily but Onizuka bucks him off and regains half guard. #T3#
Abreu looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Onizuka is trying to get back to full guard.
Abreu throws a strike but Onizuka avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Abreu is pushing down on Onizuka's leg trying to pass to half guard. Onizuka is fighting to maintain full guard but Abreu has managed to sneak the leg through.
Onizuka keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound. #T4#
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Onizuka trying to control from the bottom.
Onizuka blocking the ground and pound attempt from Abreu. #SUB2#
Onizuka is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Abreu pulls his head out easily.
Onizuka moves into full guard.
Onizuka controls Abreu momentarily but Abreu frees himself.
Abreu controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that fourth 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. This is the final round!
#R5#
Abreu uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Onizuka.
Onizuka jabs Abreu to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Abreu lands a nice shot to the body.
Onizuka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A shot to the liver by Onizuka. Beautiful body shot.
Abreu thows a body kick. Onizuka tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Abreu takes a swing at Onizuka's ribcage but misses.
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Abreu lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Abreu lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Onizuka misses with a low kick.
Nice shot lands for Abreu.
Abreu avoids a lazy jab quite easily.#T1#
Onizuka blocks a leg kick.
Abreu throws a hook but Onizuka blocks it.
Abreu lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Abreu moves away.
Abreu throws a right hand that misses
and Onizuka counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A kick lands to the mid section there for Abreu.
Abreu looks to throw the jab but Onizuka is out of range.
Onizuka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Abreu takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Abreu throws a body kick that misses.
Abreu scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Abreu takes one to the side of the head.
Onizuka's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot. #T2#
Onizuka thows a left - swing and a miss!
Abreu tries a low kick but Onizuka avoids it.
A chopping leg kick lands by Abreu.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Abreu ducks under a wild hook from Onizuka.
Onizuka misses with a right hand
and Abreu counters with a stiff right hand.
Onizuka has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Abreu.
Onizuka displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Abreu.
Onizuka looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A swing and a miss from Onizuka.
Abreu ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Cooper Abreu has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Abreu staying out of range there.
Abreu connects with a solid leg kick. #T3#
Onizuka misses with an uppercut.
Abreu lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
That kick from Abreu tenderised Onizuka's leg. Onizuka is trying to keep his angry face on.
Onizuka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Abreu manages to avoid it.
Abreu looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Abreu dives in for a single leg takedown but Onizuka sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Abreu takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Onizuka uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Onizuka connects with a looping right hand.
Abreu throws a push kick but Onizuka slaps the foot to one side.
Abreu takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Onizuka lands a slapping body shot.
Onizuka blocks a jab.#T4#
Abreu moves forwards but Onizuka connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Onizuka lands a nice shot to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Onizuka checks a low kick from Abreu.
Abreu thows a leg kick but Onizuka checks it
and Onizuka counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Onizuka lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Onizuka throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Abreu stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Onizuka jabs at Abreu's body.
Shinichi Onizuka is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Abreu fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Abreu swings widly with a right hand
and Onizuka connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Abreu motions for Onizuka to come forward. Abreu throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Abreu finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.

And that's the end of the fight!
Shinichi Onizuka comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Onizuka 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!

Shinichi Onizuka wins by unanimous decision!

Shinichi Onizuka is the new welterweight champion!
Shinichi Onizuka seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.

 

Event: SPNY 236: Onizuka - Santa Cruz     
Date:   Jan 10, 2015
#R1#
Santa Cruz lands a leg kick that knocks Onizuka off balance momentarily.
Santa Cruz throws out a powerful jab.
Santa Cruz is looking to land body kicks.
Santa Cruz has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Onizuka is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Some bone on bone action there as Onizuka checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Rafael Santa Cruz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Santa Cruz lands a high kick!
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Santa Cruz.
Onizuka lands with an overhand left.
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Santa Cruz sprawls well. Santa Cruz wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Onizuka gets slowly back to his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka blocks the body kick.
Santa Cruz thumps Onizuka with a low kick.
Santa Cruz connects with the punch.#T1#
Santa Cruz tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A quick step to the side and Onizuka tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the body.
Santa Cruz's corner calls for a 1-2. Santa Cruz obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Santa Cruz misses with a head kick.
Santa Cruz's jab looks to have found its range, popping Onizuka under the eye.
A head kick misses from Santa Cruz.
It looked like Onizuka was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz connects with a looping right hand.
Santa Cruz throws a sloppy head kick #TD#
and Onizuka counters with a nice double leg into side control. Santa Cruz won't be happy with that.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!#SUB#
Santa Cruz wants to improve his position, back to half guard but Onizuka has ideas of his own. He's got hold of Santa Cruz's far side arm and it looks like he's got an Americana. Ohh! Ohhhh! OOOOOOOOOH! A human being's arm is not meant to bend like that! Santa Cruz is tapping like a morse code operator on the Titanic! SOS SOS! He's out of here! Great win for Onizuka!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Americana). Shinichi Onizuka!
Shinichi Onizuka retains his welterweight title!
Post fight, Shinichi Onizuka took to the microphone: 'That's it Santa... Christmas is over!'.
The defeated Rafael Santa Cruz had this to say: 'That bullshit, I'm going to appeal that decision it sucks balls, fuck it!'.

 

Event: SPNY 231: Onizuka - Tritter     
Date:   Dec 20, 2014
#R1#
Tritter steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Onizuka.
Onizuka looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Onizuka misses with a straight left. #CL#
Onizuka moves into the clinch.
Onizuka misses with some punches.
Tritter swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Onizuka throws a punch but it's blocked by Tritter.
Tritter blocks an uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Onizuka fails to land.
Onizuka lands a nice uppercut.#BC2#
Tritter breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Tritter swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Onizuka was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Tritter throws a head kick but Onizuka moves out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Onizuka misses the target.
Onizuka misses the jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tritter throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Tritter throws out a loose jab but Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tritter throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A counter left hand to the body from Onizuka misses its target.
Tritter misses with a shot to the body
enabling Onizuka to counter with a crisp jab.
Onizuka pushing out the jab but it's not landing. #T1#
Onizuka moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Tritter misses the shot to the body.
Tritter misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Onizuka.
Onizuka bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Onizuka slips under a jab from Tritter.
Michael Tritter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tritter throws a leg kick
and Onizuka counters with a straight that turns Tritter's legs to rubber! Onizuka pushes forward with more strikes and Tritter goes down, battered and bloody! That's a wrap folks!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:25 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Shinichi Onizuka!
Shinichi Onizuka retains his welterweight title!
An out of breath Shinichi Onizuka thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
Michael Tritter was interviewed post fight and said 'F*** you all.'.

 

Event: SPNY 227: Surov - Onizuka     
Date:   Nov 29, 2014
#R1#
Onizuka scores with a jab.
Surov keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Onizuka.
We've been informed that Onizuka has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Onizuka is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Onizuka throws a hook but Surov avoids it easily.
Onizuka lands with a right hand.
Surov has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Surov wants to slow Onizuka down by chopping away at his legs.
Onizuka throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Surov bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Surov drops down looking for a counter takedown but Onizuka sprawls and moves away.
Surov pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Surov misses with a straight right. #CL2#
Onizuka rushes Surov and presses him up against the cage.#T1##TD2#
Onizuka drags the fight down to the ground. #SUB2#
Onizuka has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Surov can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Surov with a flurry of punches that miss.
Surov trying to control the position from guard on top but Onizuka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Surov controlling from the top position. #SUB2#
Onizuka is working for submissions here. He's thrown up his legs looking for a triangle but Surov frees his head nicely. Oh but Onizuka has switched to an armbar! Surov is tapping furiously! Lovely submission there!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Armbar). Shinichi Onizuka!
Shinichi Onizuka is the new welterweight champion!
Our winner, Shinichi Onizuka, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.

 

Event: SPNY 223: Surov - Santa Cruz     
Date:   Nov 08, 2014
#R1#
Onizuka throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut. Khan saw that one coming.
Khan takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Onizuka has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Khan is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Onizuka shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Khan eats them both and turns towards Onizuka to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
A combination from Onizuka does no damage.
A nice combination there by Khan. #CUT#
It looks like Shinichi Onizuka has been cut.
Onizuka misses the shot to the body.
Onizuka throws a hook but Khan blocks it.
Khan takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nice defenses there by Khan.
Khan throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Onizuka's head.
Khan pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
The crowd cheers as Onizuka lands an impressive looking overhand right. Khan doesn't seem phased though.#T1#
Onizuka throws a big shot that misses.
Khan misses with a body kick.
Onizuka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Khan was well out of range. Poor timing from Onizuka.
Khan throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Khan throws a head kick that misses.
Abaka Khan is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Khan throws a head kick that misses.
Shinichi Onizuka seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Khan on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Onizuka scores with a body shot.
A head kick misses from Khan.
Khan ducks under a wild hook from Onizuka.
Onizuka fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Onizuka comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.#T2#
Khan tries to clinch up but Onizuka circles away and keeps his distance.
A big right from Onizuka misses.
Khan pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A lazy left from Onizuka finds it's target.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Onizuka jabs Khan to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Khan doesn't manage to clinch there - Onizuka circles away.
Khan is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Khan pulls out of a head kick attempt.
The crowd cheers as Onizuka lands an impressive looking overhand right. Khan doesn't seem phased though.#T3#
Onizuka throws a hook but Khan avoids it easily.
Khan tries to close the distance and clinch but Onizuka swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Onizuka swings for the body but Khan moves out of range.
Khan throws a sloppy head kick and Onizuka moves out of range easily.
Onizuka swings for the body but Khan moves out of range.
Khan ducks under a wild hook from Onizuka.
Onizuka misses with a looping right.
Khan walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Khan on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Onizuka just misses with a punch to the body. #TD2#
Onizuka closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Khan did well to prevent Onizuka getting side control.#T4#
Onizuka controlling the action here.
Khan is looking for a sweep. Onizuka is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Khan is working hard here to advance position.#SUB2#
Onizuka is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Khan doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Onizuka.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Khan is looking for a sweep. Onizuka is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka'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.
#R2#
Onizuka throws a shot from downtown. Khan moves away and avoids it.
Onizuka swats away the attempt to clinch by Khan.
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. Khan does a little dance to reset his feet.
Khan scores with a nice body kick.
Onizuka throws a lazy right hand but Khan sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Khan lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka looks to throw the jab but Khan is out of range. #CL#
Khan takes the fight into the clinch.
Khan misses with a short punch on the inside.
Khan missing with knees to the body. #T1#
Onizuka misses with some punches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Khan.
Onizuka works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Onizuka lands a hook that snaps the head of Khan backwards.
Onizuka tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Onizuka working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Khan lands an elbow inside that Onizuka shrugs off.
Onizuka tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Onizuka blocks an elbow strike from Khan.
Khan tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Onizuka.
Onizuka throws a head punch that misses.
Khan struggles to land a body shot inside as Onizuka controls his hands.
A nice left hand lands by Khan.
Onizuka misses with a body punch.
Khan missing with knees to the body.
Onizuka lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A nice right hand lands inside from Onizuka. #T2#
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Onizuka swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Onizuka scores with a shot to the side of Khan's head.
Onizuka on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Khan tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Onizuka avoids it.
Shinichi Onizuka seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Onizuka throws a punch but it's blocked by Khan.
Khan with an attempt at a knee that misses. #BC2#
Onizuka manages to break the clinch.
Onizuka lands an overhand right.
Onizuka misses with a body shot.
Khan uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Onizuka.
Onizuka is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Onizuka lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Onizuka throws a hook but Khan avoids it easily.
Onizuka rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Khan moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Onizuka has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Khan tries to clinch up.#T3#
Khan throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Onizuka scores with a jab.
Onizuka looks to land a right hand but Khan moved out of range.
Onizuka misses with a left hand #CL#
and Khan counters by moving into the clinch. #BC2#
Onizuka breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Onizuka throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Khan tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Onizuka manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut.
Onizuka misses with a looping right.
Khan tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Onizuka manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Onizuka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Khan was well out of range. Poor timing from Onizuka.
Onizuka throws a shot from downtown. Khan moves away and avoids it.#T4#
Onizuka lands with a right hand.
Onizuka cracks a nice hook into Khan's ribs.
Khan lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!#CL#
Khan closes the distance and clinches.
Khan's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Khan pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Khan blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Khan lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Onizuka stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Onizuka blocks a body shot from Khan.
Khan misses with a knee to the head.
Khan stalling in the clinch but Onizuka improves position.
Onizuka doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Khan trying to land knees to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka'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. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!
#R3#
Khan tries to clinch up but Onizuka circles away and keeps his distance.
A slow jab from Onizuka misses its intended target.
Khan takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Onizuka throws a jab but it's blocked by Khan.
Khan closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Khan wants to clinch.
Khan uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Onizuka.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Khan tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Onizuka manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Onizuka misses the shot to the body. #T1#
Khan tries to clinch but Onizuka moves away
and Onizuka connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Onizuka shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down. #CL#
Khan clinches up against the cage.
Onizuka misses with the head strike.
Khan looking to throw knees to the head but Onizuka is blocking nicely.
Khan creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Onizuka's defenses.
Onizuka presses Khan against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Khan throws an elbow that misses.
Khan trying to land knees to the body.
Khan misses with a punch to the body.
Onizuka tries to work over Khan's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Onizuka scores with a nice hook to the head.
Onizuka working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Onizuka swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Khan missing with knees to the body.
Khan misses with a knee strike.
Onizuka lands with a short shot to the head. #T2#
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Khan lands an elbow inside.
Onizuka managing to block the knees to the body from Khan.
Khan is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Onizuka is defending well for now.
Khan connects with a nasty looking knee right to Onizuka's face.
Onizuka is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Onizuka trying to land knees to the body.
Khan misses with a knee to the head.
Khan blocks the elbow strike.
Khan digs a right hand underneath Onizuka's ribcage. Onizuka let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Khan throws an elbow but it misses.
Khan lands a left hand that snaps the head of Onizuka backwards.
Khan throws an elbow but it misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Khan.
Onizuka's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Onizuka throws a punch but it's blocked by Khan.
Khan missing with knees to the body.
Khan is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Onizuka is defending well for now.#T3#
Khan trying to land knees to the body.
Khan tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Khan pushes off an throws an elbow but Onizuka leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Khan dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Khan softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Onizuka lands an uppercut.
Onizuka lands a left hand that snaps the head of Khan backwards.
Khan stalling in the clinch but Onizuka improves position.
Onizuka lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Khan backwards.
With the fighters up against the cage, Khan throws an elbow but misses.
Onizuka lands with a light punch inside.
Khan throws a knee to the head but misses.
Onizuka swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Khan stops a takedown attempt from Onizuka.
Khan throws a punch but it's blocked by Onizuka.
Onizuka lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage. #T4#
Khan struggles to land a body shot inside as Onizuka controls his hands.
Khan lands a left hand that snaps the head of Onizuka backwards.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Khan works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Onizuka blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Onizuka blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Shinichi Onizuka is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Onizuka lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Khan is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Onizuka is defending well for now.
Khan throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Onizuka blocks it with crossed arms.
Khan is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Onizuka is defending well for now.
Abaka Khan has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Onizuka lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Onizuka scores with a nice hook to the head.
Khan misses with a hook from the clinch.
Khan tries to work over Onizuka's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Onizuka.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Onizuka as Khan tries to tie him up.
Onizuka pushes Khan back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Shinichi Onizuka.
I've got Onizuka 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 Bruno Lombardi scores the fight 28:30
Judge Reed Andrews scores the fight 27:30
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shinichi Onizuka!

Shinichi Onizuka decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.

 

Event: SPNY 220: Waitzel - Danze 3     
Date:   Oct 25, 2014
#R1#
Santa Cruz keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Onizuka.
Onizuka checks a leg kick nicely.
Santa Cruz gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Onizuka throws the left hand but Santa Cruz avoids the punch easily.
Onizuka keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Santa Cruz moves forwards but Onizuka connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A chopping leg kick lands by Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz throws a head kick but Onizuka moves out of range.
Santa Cruz shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Santa Cruz looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Onizuka pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
An inside leg kick lands from Santa Cruz.
Onizuka moves into range and connects with a jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Onizuka throws a jab when Santa Cruz was well out of range.
Onizuka throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Santa Cruz wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Santa Cruz is looking to land body kicks.#T1#
Onizuka checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Santa Cruz has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Onizuka checks the leg kick.
Onizuka 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.
Rafael Santa Cruz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Santa Cruz wants to slow Onizuka down by chopping away at his legs.
Onizuka looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Santa Cruz scoring well with a low kick there.
Onizuka scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Onizuka takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Santa Cruz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Onizuka throws a lazy uppercut
and Santa Cruz counters with a kick to the head that grazes his opponent. Onizuka is lucky that one didn't land flush.
Onizuka takes a swing at Santa Cruz's ribcage but misses.
Onizuka looks to land a left hand but Santa Cruz moved out of range nicely.
Onizuka scores with a jab.
A chopping leg kick lands by Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Santa Cruz tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Santa Cruz wants to land a leg kick but Onizuka is out of range. #T2#
Santa Cruz fakes the leg kick and cracks Onizuka in the body.
Onizuka lands a glancing blow to the side of Santa Cruz's head.
Santa Cruz misses with a leg kick
and Onizuka connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Santa Cruz finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Onizuka misses with a looping right.
Onizuka comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Onizuka is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Santa Cruz moves out of range as Onizuka strikes.
Santa Cruz misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Santa Cruz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Onizuka lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Onizuka throws a jab when Santa Cruz was well out of range.
Santa Cruz finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Onizuka scores with a leg kick.
Santa Cruz scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Santa Cruz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Onizuka moves away.#T3#
Onizuka takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Danga de danga de dang - Onizuka scores with a four punch combination!
Santa Cruz avoids the body shot from Onizuka.
Santa Cruz walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Onizuka checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Santa Cruz misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Santa Cruz misses with a looping left.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
Santa Cruz tries to work over Onizuka's front leg with a kick but Onizuka checks it.
Onizuka swings for the body but Santa Cruz moves out of range.
Santa Cruz scores with a leg kick.
Onizuka thows a left - swing and a miss!
Santa Cruz looks to land a body kick but Onizuka moved away.
Onizuka scores with a body shot.
Onizuka throws the left hand but Santa Cruz avoids the punch easily.
Santa Cruz connects with a good right hand that stumbles Onizuka. Onizuka circles away out of range and recomposes himself.#T4#
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Onizuka loads up on a big right hand but Santa Cruz slips the punch.
Onizuka on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Santa Cruz will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Onizuka jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Onizuka throws a leg kick but Santa Cruz sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Onizuka throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Santa Cruz throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Santa Cruz lands with a nice body punch.
Santa Cruz lands a right hook to the body.
Onizuka's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Santa Cruz connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Onizuka scrambles back to his feet.
Santa Cruz throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Onizuka misses with a body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Santa Cruz attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Santa Cruz looks to land a left hand but Onizuka moved out of range nicely.
Onizuka misses with a hook.
Santa Cruz throws a lazy body kick
and Onizuka counters with a left and a right that stings Santa Cruz.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!
#R2#
Santa Cruz connects with a leg kick. Onizuka looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Santa Cruz pivots, looking for a leg kick but Onizuka is out of range and Santa Cruz settles back down.
Onizuka uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz throws a sloppy head kick and Onizuka moves out of range easily.
Santa Cruz moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Santa Cruz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Onizuka walks into a jab.
Onizuka looks to score with a jab to the body but Santa Cruz is just out of range.
Santa Cruz uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Onizuka.
Onizuka fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Santa Cruz thumps Onizuka with a low kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Onizuka shoots in but Santa Cruz avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Santa Cruz lands with a thumping leg kick.
Santa Cruz shoots in but Onizuka avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Santa Cruz throws a chopping leg kick but Onizuka manages to avoid taking any serious damage.#T1#
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Onizuka.
Onizuka blocks the body kick.
Santa Cruz throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Onizuka.
Onizuka uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Santa Cruz has time to react.
Onizuka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Rafael Santa Cruz seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Santa Cruz defending well as Onizuka loads up on a big left hand.
Onizuka scores with a sloppy right hand. Santa Cruz should have avoided that one.
Onizuka takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.#TD2#
Santa Cruz manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Onizuka on his heels. He'll look to pass Onizuka's guard now, I'm sure.
Santa Cruz loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Onizuka wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing Santa Cruz from controlling successfully. #T2#
Onizuka is trying to keep Santa Cruz in close.
Santa Cruz with a nice head shot there.
Onizuka looking to control.
Santa Cruz distracts Onizuka with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.#SUB#
Onizuka had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Santa Cruz defends it easily.
Santa Cruz pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Onizuka is keeping the position for now. #T3#
Onizuka is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.#SUB#
Santa Cruz avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Santa Cruz is looking to pass into half guard but Onizuka pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Onizuka is in guard.#REVR#
Onizuka pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Santa Cruz is keeping the position for now.
Onizuka works a leg free and moves into half guard. #T4#
Santa Cruz has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Onizuka is working away from the top position though.
Onizuka trying to control the pace.
Onizuka working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Santa Cruz's thigh. Santa Cruz counters though and makes it back to full guard.
Santa Cruz wants to hit a switch here but Onizuka passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Santa Cruz there!
Onizuka dominating with strikes here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Rafael Santa Cruz will probably get the nod - 10:9.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. And we move into the final round!
#R3#
Santa Cruz feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Onizuka's calf.
Santa Cruz lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Santa Cruz works Onizuka's body with a nice hook.
Onizuka tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Santa Cruz throws a leg kick but Onizuka sees it coming and moves out of range.
Onizuka 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.
Santa Cruz tries to score with a low kick but Onizuka moves his leg out of the way.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Santa Cruz.
Onizuka throws a low kick but Santa Cruz moves out of range easily.
Santa Cruz lands a front kick.
Santa Cruz throws a leg kick
and Onizuka connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Santa Cruz tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Onizuka is able to avoid easily.
Santa Cruz misses with a low kick.
Santa Cruz keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Onizuka.
Onizuka checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.#T1#
Onizuka keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Onizuka throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Santa Cruz's waist but Santa Cruz gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Onizuka off to one side.
Santa Cruz thumps Onizuka with a low kick.
Onizuka misses with a combination
and Santa Cruz counters with a nice low kick that buckles Onizuka's knee momentarily.
Santa Cruz misses with a low kick.
Santa Cruz misses with a leg kick
and Onizuka makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Onizuka takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Santa Cruz throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Santa Cruz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Santa Cruz sprawls well. Santa Cruz wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Onizuka gets slowly back to his feet.#TD#
Onizuka shoots in and bounces Santa Cruz off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.#SUB2#
Santa Cruz working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Onizuka has passed into half guard! #T2#
Onizuka is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Onizuka wants to free his trapped foot but Santa Cruz is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Santa Cruz controlling the leg, holding on to half guard. #T3#
Santa Cruz trying to control here.
Onizuka sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Onizuka looking to pass the half guard. Not this time. #T4#
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Santa Cruz gets back to full guard.
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but Santa Cruz is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Santa Cruz keeping full guard, as Onizuka tries to pass.
Santa Cruz is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.#REF3#
The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Onizuka waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Santa Cruz.
A nice leg kick lands there from Santa Cruz.

And that's the end of the fight!
Rafael Santa Cruz comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Santa Cruz 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 Lou da Vinci scores the fight 28:29
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 28:29
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Rafael Santa Cruz!

Rafael Santa Cruz took some time post fight to say the following; 'I'm a fucking beast. Been a pleasure. You best get me the god dam champ!'.

 

Event: SPNY 212: Conghaile - Onizuka     
Date:   Sep 20, 2014
#R1#
Onizuka throws a shot from downtown. O Conghaile moves away and avoids it.
O Conghaile takes one to the chin there.#CUT2#
It looks like Oisin O Conghaile has been cut.
Onizuka has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as O Conghaile is landing a low percentage of strikes.
O Conghaile shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Onizuka feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits O Conghailes jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Onizuka lands with a nice body punch.
Onizuka lands a slapping body shot.
Onizuka punishes O Conghaile's body with a nice straight punch.
Onizuka fails with a takedown attempt.
A punch combination from Onizuka misses.
Onizuka misses with a hook
and O Conghaile counters with an outside leg kick.
O Conghaile buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick. #T1#
O Conghaile looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Onizuka doesn't manage to clinch there - O Conghaile circles away.
A decent looking cross lands there for Onizuka.
O Conghaile just misses with a punch to the body.
Onizuka on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Onizuka looks to score with a jab to the body but O Conghaile is just out of range.
O Conghaile throws a hook to the side of Onizuka's head but Onizuka sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
O Conghaile throws a leg kick which misses Onizuka's front leg but catches the back leg as Onizuka tries to avoid it.
O Conghaile connects with a solid leg kick.
A slow jab from Onizuka misses its intended target. #T2#
Onizuka is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by O Conghaile.
The fighters circle momentarily. O Conghaile darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.#CUT#
It looks like Shinichi Onizuka has been cut.
Onizuka scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
O Conghaile swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Onizuka lands a right hook to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
O Conghaile throws a big shot that misses.
Onizuka lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Onizuka moves out of range of the body kick from O Conghaile.
A big right from Onizuka misses.
A bone on bone clash there as Onizuka blocks the leg kick. #T3#
O Conghaile lands with a shot to the body.
Onizuka looks to throw the jab but O Conghaile is out of range.
Onizuka gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and O Conghaile counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Onizuka blocks a head kick by O Conghaile. #CL2#
Onizuka drives through and clinches with O Conghaile against the cage.
O Conghaile tries to throw a body punch but Onizuka avoids it by throwing O Conghaile back against the cage.
O Conghaile goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Onizuka struggles to land a body shot inside as O Conghaile controls his hands.
O Conghaile looking to throw knees to the head but Onizuka is blocking nicely.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Onizuka misses with the head strike. #T4#
A short right from Onizuka on the inside.
O Conghaile works on Onizuka's body with a couple of short punches.
O Conghaile lands a body punch.
Onizuka throws a punch but it's blocked by O Conghaile.
O Conghaile misses with a punch on the inside.
A hook to the body from Onizuka.
O Conghaile swings away with an uppercut that misses.
O Conghaile doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
O Conghaile lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Onizuka or not.
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!
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Onizuka pushes O Conghaile back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Onizuka digs a right hand into O Conghaile's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on O Conghaile's gas tank.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as O Conghaile takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
O Conghaile tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Onizuka avoids it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2#
O Conghaile takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
O Conghaile 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.
O Conghaile tried to score with a low kick but Onizuka checks it.
Onizuka lands with a hook. O Conghaile tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Onizuka takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
A head kick misses from O Conghaile.
O Conghaile will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
O Conghaile is looking to score with low kicks.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the jaw.
Jab from Onizuka.
O Conghaile lands a nice leg kick that just misses Onizuka's sensitive parts. #T1#
Onizuka takes a swing at O Conghaile's ribcage but misses.
O Conghaile has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Onizuka finds it's way round the side to connect with O Conghaile's head. #CUT2#
Oisin O Conghaile's cut is getting worse.
A head kick misses from O Conghaile.
O Conghaile misses with a lunging right hand
and Onizuka counters with a stiff right hand.
Onizuka throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck O Conghaile on the side of the head.
O Conghaile lands a lovely overhand right.
Onizuka blocks the body kick.
O Conghaile ducks under a wild hook from Onizuka.
O Conghaile steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Onizuka.#T2#
Onizuka swinging wildly here.
O Conghaile connects with a good right hand that stumbles Onizuka. Onizuka circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Shinichi Onizuka seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
O Conghaile tries to land a body kick
and O Conghaile takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
O Conghaile is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
O Conghaile throws a body kick that misses.
Onizuka throws a body punch but O Conghaile moves out of range.
Good leg kick by O Conghaile there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Onizuka throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent O Conghaile stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Shinichi Onizuka seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Onizuka is looking to clinch. #T3#
O Conghaile misses with an attempted mid kick.
Onizuka misses with a telegraphed body shot
and O Conghaile makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Onizuka swings for the body but O Conghaile moves out of range.
Onizuka misses with a lunging right hand
and O Conghaile makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Onizuka looks to score with a jab to the body but O Conghaile is just out of range.
O Conghaile misses with a head kick.
O Conghaile walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Onizuka checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
O Conghaile connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Nice uppercut there from Onizuka.
O Conghaile tries to move into range but Onizuka moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.#T4#
Onizuka jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent. #CL#
The fight moves into the clinch position.
Onizuka doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A shot in the inside from O Conghaile.
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!
Onizuka misses with a hook to the ribs.
Onizuka lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Onizuka misses with some punches.
O Conghaile misses with a hook from the clinch.
O Conghaile lands a body shot in the clinch.
O Conghaile tries to work over Onizuka's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target. #BC#
O Conghaile's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but O Conghaile moves away.
Onizuka shoots in for a double leg but O Conghaile sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!
#R3#
O Conghaile throws an overhand right that lands on Onizuka's shoulder, as Onizuka tries to avoid the shot.
Onizuka avoids the head kick by O Conghaile.
Onizuka moves away from the strike by O Conghaile.
Onizuka's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
O Conghaile misses with an attempted mid kick. #CL2#
O Conghaile gets tackled into the cage by Onizuka. Onizuka maintains the clinch.
O Conghaile pushes Onizuka back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
O Conghaile lands a body shot in the clinch.
O Conghaile tries to work over Onizuka's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
O Conghaile misses with a body punch.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
A shot in the inside from Onizuka. #BC#
O Conghaile breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
O Conghaile avoids a punch combination nicely. #T1#
O Conghaile lands a jab to Onizuka's midsection.
O Conghaile walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
O Conghaile misses with an attempted mid kick.
Onizuka takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Onizuka checks a low kick from O Conghaile.
Onizuka slips a jab from O Conghaile.
O Conghaile scores with a jab.
O Conghaile uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Onizuka.
Oisin O Conghaile has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T2#
Onizuka blocks a head kick by O Conghaile.
Onizuka closes the distance and clinches up with O Conghaile, looking for a takedown. Onizuka pushes O Conghaile against the cage but O Conghaile circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Good work by Onizuka as he checks the leg kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by O Conghaile.
A nice inside leg kick there by O Conghaile. That's going to slow Onizuka down.
A left lands for Onizuka.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Onizuka blocks a head kick by O Conghaile.
Oisin O Conghaile is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.#TD2#
O Conghaile gets caught napping as Onizuka dives in and scores a takedown. O Conghaile manages to retain guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.#T3#
O Conghaile working a defensive guard but Onizuka passes into half guard. #SUB2#
Onizuka looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Onizuka seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but O Conghaile does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
O Conghaile wants to control but Onizuka is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Onizuka controlling the action here.
Shinichi Onizuka is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
O Conghaile is looking to control Onizuka's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can O Conghaile avoid being mounted?#T4#
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
O Conghaile tries to kick Onizuka off but Onizuka keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
O Conghaile is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at The Jungle Elite MMA, so we'll see if he gets out of it.#SUB#
O Conghaile actively working from the bottom here.
O Conghaile is in trouble now - Onizuka has advanced to mount!
Onizuka tries to control but O Conghaile wriggling away.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
O Conghaile has given up his back. Will we see Onizuka going for some submissions?
O Conghaile is defending well here and trying to improve his position.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Shinichi Onizuka.
I've got Onizuka 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 John Kavanagh scores the fight 27:30
Judge Russell Pearce scores the fight 27:30
Judge Dean Styles scores the fight 28:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shinichi Onizuka!

During a confident post fight interview, Shinichi Onizuka thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
The defeated Oisin O Conghaile had this to say: 'You must defeat Sheng Long to stand a chance!'.

 

Event: SPNY 209: Mendez - Rockamole     
Date:   Sep 10, 2014
#R1#
Onizuka lands with a cross.
Folignus misses with a body kick.
Folignus takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Folignus throws a low kick but it's checked well by Onizuka.
Onizuka swings for the body but Folignus moves out of range.
Onizuka lands a nice shot to the body.
Onizuka jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Folignus throws a head kick but Onizuka moves out of range.
Onizuka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Folignus was well out of range. Poor timing from Onizuka.
A punch lands to the side of Onizuka 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Folignus walks into a straight right hand from Onizuka.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A big left from Onizuka misses.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Onizuka checks a leg kick.
Onizuka misses with a series of wild punches.
A head kick misses from Folignus.
Folignus shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down. #T1#
Folignus throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Good shot there by Onizuka.
Onizuka pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Onizuka takes a head kick and keeps coming. #CUT#
It looks like Shinichi Onizuka has been cut.
Folignus slips under a jab from Onizuka.
Folignus throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Folignus on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Folignus takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Folignus uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Onizuka.
Folignus throws a hook but Onizuka avoids it easily.
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Folignus moves away.
Nick Folignus seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Onizuka takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Onizuka misses with a hook. Folignus ducked under it nicely.
Onizuka cracks Folignus with a right hand to the side of the head.#TD2#
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat. #T2#
Onizuka pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Folignus is keeping the position for now.
Onizuka is stalling in the full guard.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Folignus keeps moving.
Folignus working a defensive guard here.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Folignus keeps moving.
Onizuka throws a strike but Folignus rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top. #T3#
Folignus is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#SUB2#
Folignus got a little sloppy there for a moment and Onizuka has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Folignus has managed to get both his arms back between Onizuka's legs - danger averted.
Folignus wants to pass the guard but Onizuka is keeping the position.
Folignus wants to control from the top but Onizuka keeps moving.
Folignus is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Onizuka is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.#SUB2#
Onizuka looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.#T4#
Folignus pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Onizuka is keeping the position for now. #SUB2#
Onizuka looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Folignus wants to control from the top but Onizuka keeps moving.
Onizuka is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Folignus pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Onizuka is keeping the position for now.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!#SUB2#
Onizuka is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Folignus's corner is telling him to maintain position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R2#
A head kick misses from Folignus.
Onizuka uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Folignus.
Folignus misses with a low kick.
Onizuka lands an overhand right.
Folignus's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Onizuka connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Folignus scrambles back to his feet.
Folignus misses with a low kick.
Shinichi Onizuka seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Folignus fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Onizuka on the side of the head.
Onizuka swings for the body but Folignus moves out of range.
Folignus throws a sloppy head kick and Onizuka moves out of range easily.
Folignus will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Onizuka pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Onizuka swings for the body but Folignus moves out of range.
Onizuka scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Folignus moves out of range of the strikes.
Folignus takes a swing at Onizuka's ribcage but misses. #T1#
Onizuka misses the jab.
Folignus thuds his shin into the meat of Onizuka's side.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut.
Folignus is looking to chop away at Onizuka's legs.
Onizuka fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Folignus throws a half hearted mid kick.
Folignus takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Folignus lands a nice leg kick that just misses Onizuka's sensitive parts.
Folignus misses with a body punch
and Onizuka counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Onizuka throws an overhand right that lands on Folignus's shoulder, as Folignus tries to avoid the shot.
Folignus throws a head kick but Onizuka moves out of range.
Folignus with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Onizuka to score with a decent uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Onizuka scores to the head and body with a nice combination!#T2#
Folignus tries a head kick but it misses.
Onizuka scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Onizuka fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.#ROC2#
Folignus is rocked!
Folignus throws a head kick that misses
and Onizuka counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Oh Folignus is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Onizuka misses the shot to the body.
Folignus seems to have got his legs back now.
Folignus throws a leg kick that misses.
Nice body punch from Onizuka.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Folignus.
Folignus throws a head kick that misses
and Onizuka counters with a nice uppercut.
Folignus misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Folignus tries a head kick but it misses.
Onizuka throws a body punch but Folignus moves out of range.
Folignus tries a head kick but it misses. #T3#
Onizuka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Folignus tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Folignus tries to work over Onizuka's front leg with a kick but Onizuka checks it.
Onizuka has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Folignus.
Crunch! Folignus slams his shin into Onizuka's torso.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
A big left from Onizuka misses.
Onizuka scores with a nice right hand.
Onizuka avoids the head kick by Folignus.
Folignus on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Onizuka swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Onizuka blocks the body kick.
Nick Folignus is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Folignus connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Folignus misses with a body kick. #T4#
Nice defenses there by Folignus.
Folignus lands a nice looking body kick.
Folignus throws a low kick but it's checked well by Onizuka.
Folignus throws a leg kick which misses Onizuka's front leg but catches the back leg as Onizuka tries to avoid it.
Onizuka misses with a series of wild punches.
A telegraphed right hand from Onizuka misses the target.
Onizuka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Folignus was well out of range. Poor timing from Onizuka.
Folignus fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Onizuka.
A head kick from Folignus lands but Onizuka takes it in his stride.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Folignus lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Onizuka takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Folignus lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!
#R3#
Folignus keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot. #TD2#
Onizuka shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Onizuka trying to control from half guard but Folignus is working away.
Folignus won't allow Onizuka to pass to mount.
Folignus trying to control here.
Onizuka prevents Folignus from improving his position.#T1#
Folignus is doing well to control the position and prevent Onizuka from advancing to side control.
Onizuka lands with a punch from half guard.
Onizuka wants to advance to full mount but Folignus doesn't think that's going to happen and regains full guard instead.
Shinichi Onizuka has got the better of the ground game so far.
Onizuka showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Folignus tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Onizuka trying to control but Folignus is working from the bottom.
Folignus working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Onizuka. #T2#
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but Folignus is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Folignus controls Onizuka momentarily but Onizuka frees himself. #REF3#
It looks like we're going to have a standup here. Neither fighter is doing enough on the ground.
Folignus walks into a stiff left hand from Onizuka.
Folignus has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Folignus there as he acknowledges the shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Folignus uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Onizuka.
Onizuka takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Folignus takes a swing at Onizuka's ribcage but misses.
An inside leg kick from Folignus misses. #TD2#
Onizuka fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Folignus to the ground. Onizuka is now in Folignus's guard.#T3#
Onizuka stays in close to Folignus's body and controls the position.
Onizuka's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Onizuka trying to control but Folignus is working from the bottom. #SUB#
Folignus escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Onizuka gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Onizuka is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Folignus seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.#T4#
Onizuka throwing strikes but missing.
Folignus working a defensive guard but Onizuka manages to pass into side control anyway.
Nick Folignus has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Onizuka wants to control but Folignus is keeping him busy.
Shinichi Onizuka is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Folignus is letting Onizuka control him for a moment.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Onizuka trying to control the position but Folignus is working away.
Onizuka works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.

And that's the end of the fight!
Shinichi Onizuka comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Onizuka has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. 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 Dean Styles scores the fight 27:30
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 27:30
Judge Jorge Garcia scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shinichi Onizuka!

A relieved looking Shinichi Onizuka thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.

 

Event: SPNY 203: Onizuka - Conghaile     
Date:   Aug 13, 2014
#R1#
O Conghaile throws a nice outside leg kick.
We've been hearing reports that Onizuka has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Onizuka throws a low kick but O Conghaile avoids it.
O Conghaile tries to work over Onizuka's front leg with a kick but Onizuka checks it.
Onizuka just misses with a punch to the body.
Onizuka throws a push kick but O Conghaile slaps the foot to one side.
Onizuka throws a leg kick
and O Conghaile counters with a nice leg kick.
Onizuka on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
O Conghaile slips a straight right by Onizuka.
Onizuka on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Onizuka looks to throw the jab but O Conghaile is out of range.
Onizuka takes a head kick and shrugs it off. #CUT2#
It looks like Shinichi Onizuka has been cut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Onizuka takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Onizuka misses with a left hand #KD2#
and O Conghaile counters with a head kick that drops Onizuka to the mat! Onizuka scrambles across the canvas and gets back to his feet, still wobbly!#ROC2#
Onizuka is rocked!#T1#
O Conghaile ducks down and throws a big overhand right - it lands flush on the jaw, knocking Onizuka out cold! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:07 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Oisin O Conghaile!
Oisin O Conghaile decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.

 

Event: SPNY 200: Atomi - Surov 2     
Date:   Jul 26, 2014
#R1#
Duddy misses with a straight right.
Duddy throws a leg kick that misses.
Duddy wants to clinch.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Duddy.
Onizuka lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Duddy takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Duddy motions for Onizuka to come forward. Duddy throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Duddy tries to clinch there but Onizuka circles away.
A slapping leg kick lands for Duddy.
Onizuka avoids the head kick by Duddy.
Duddy looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Duddy is looking to score with low kicks.
A clash of legs there as Onizuka blocks the low kick.
Duddy looks to score with a jab to the body but Onizuka is just out of range.
Duddy changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Onizuka tries to avoid it but Duddy manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Onizuka to the ground. Onizuka escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Onizuka lands with a nice body punch. #T1#
Onizuka displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Duddy.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for John Duddy. That's going to take a lot out of him.
The fight stays on the outside here - Duddy looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Duddy pivots, looking for a leg kick but Onizuka is out of range and Duddy settles back down.
Duddy scores with a nice body kick.
Duddy lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt. #CUT#
It looks like Shinichi Onizuka has been cut.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Onizuka.
Duddy misses the jab.
Duddy looks to throw the jab but Onizuka is out of range.
Onizuka works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Duddy keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Onizuka ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Duddy fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Onizuka.
Nice uppercut there from Onizuka.
Onizuka checks a leg kick.#T2#
Onizuka throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Onizuka throws a sloppy body shot
and Duddy counters with a nice low kick that buckles Onizuka's knee momentarily.
Onizuka takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Onizuka keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Duddy misses with a low kick.
A jab from Duddy finds it's way through Onizuka's defenses.
Good exchange - Onizuka coming out on top.#CUT2#
It looks like John Duddy has been cut.
Duddy thumps Onizuka with a low kick.
Onizuka keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Onizuka avoids the body shot from Duddy.
Duddy tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion. #TD2#
Onizuka drives through with a takedown into guard.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Onizuka cracks Duddy with a solid left hand.
Onizuka preventing the sweep.
Duddy looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Onizuka puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard. #T3#
Duddy trying to control here.
Duddy is staying active underneath Onizuka, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Onizuka wants to pass to mount but Duddy is defending the position.
Duddy tries to kick Onizuka off but Onizuka keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Duddy is not content to let Onizuka control the position.
Duddy has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Onizuka is working away from the top position though.
Duddy moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Onizuka working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage. #T4#
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Duddy keeps moving.
Duddy wants to improve his position but instead Onizuka has moved into half guard. #SUB2#
Onizuka is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Duddy defends it well.
Onizuka wants to pass to mount but Duddy is defending the position.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Onizuka is trying to control the action in half guard but Duddy is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Onizuka passes to full mount!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that John Duddy will probably get the nod.
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.
#R2#
Onizuka checks a leg kick.
Duddy keeps Onizuka at a distance using the push kick. #TD2#
Onizuka scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Duddy gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Onizuka trying to control from half guard but Duddy is working away.
Onizuka trying to pass the guard but Duddy defending well.
Duddy is looking for a sweep. Onizuka is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.#T1#
Duddy is working hard here to advance position.
Duddy slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Duddy keeps moving. #SUB#
Duddy looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Onizuka controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Onizuka working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Duddy looking to control. #T2#
Onizuka tries to free his leg and advance position but Duddy is retaining full guard.
Shinichi Onizuka has got the better of the ground game so far.#SUB#
Duddy is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Onizuka is aware though and is defending well.#SUB2#
Onizuka drops back looking for a leg! Duddy is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Duddy manages to kick Onizuka off! Onizuka jumps back into Duddy's guard.
Duddy is trying to control the position but Onizuka postures up.
Onizuka looking to pass the guard.
Onizuka postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Duddy looking for a sweep. Not yet Duddy, not yet. #T3#
Onizuka trying to control but Duddy is working from the bottom.
Duddy wants to sweep but no luck.
Onizuka controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.#SUB#
Duddy working for a triangle but Onizuka defends it easily.
Onizuka slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Onizuka pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Duddy is keeping the position for now. #T4#
Duddy looking to hit a scissor sweep but Onizuka is one step ahead there.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Onizuka trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet. #SUB#
Duddy escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Onizuka gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance. #SUB#
Duddy working for a triangle but Onizuka defends it easily.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Onizuka postures up.
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 John Duddy will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R3##TD2#
Onizuka fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Duddy sprawls well initially but Onizuka persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Duddy moves into full guard.
Duddy trying to keep a closed guard but Onizuka is proving a slippery customer.
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but Duddy is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Duddy manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Onizuka manages to get himself to full guard.
Duddy passes Onizuka's left leg - he's now in half guard. #SUB#
Duddy looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Onizuka is staying active underneath Duddy, who seems content to just control the action from this position. #T1#
Onizuka keeping control of the position. #SUB#
Onizuka is defending against the submission attempts here by Duddy.
Duddy is just content to waste time from the top position. Onizuka takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.
Onizuka keeping full guard, as Duddy tries to pass. #T2##SUB2#
Onizuka looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Onizuka keeping full guard, as Duddy tries to pass. #SUB2#
Onizuka is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle. #SUB2#
Onizuka had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Duddy defends it easily.#SUB2#
Onizuka is active off his back here, looking for submissions. #T3#
Duddy looking to pass the guard. #SUB2#
Onizuka has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Duddy can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing Duddy from controlling successfully. #SUB#
Duddy drops back, looking for a kneebar! Onizuka looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. Onizuka looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from Onizuka!
Duddy sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.#SUB2#
Onizuka looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique. #T4##SUB#
Duddy is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Onizuka pulls his head out easily.
Duddy is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Duddy regains full guard. Nicely done.
Duddy wants to get back to his feet but Onizuka passes into half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but John Duddy did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
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.
#R4#
Duddy throws a head kick but Onizuka moves out of range.
John Duddy is winning the standup battle so far.
Duddy fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Onizuka manages to avoid it.
Duddy scoring well with a low kick there.
Duddy on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Onizuka swings away with a body shot that misses
and Duddy counters with a nice low kick that buckles Onizuka's knee momentarily.
Onizuka cracks Duddy with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Duddy misses with a few strikes there.
Duddy thows a body kick. Onizuka tries to catch it but that hurt him.
We've been told by Duddy's head coaches at Boomerang!! that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Onizuka moves out of range as Duddy strikes.
Onizuka scores with a three punch combo!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Onizuka throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
John Duddy seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Duddy lands a right hook to the body.
Onizuka lands an overhand right.
Duddy uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.#T1#
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Duddy, right into the meat.
Duddy misses with a series of wild punches.
Duddy misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Onizuka.
An inside leg kick lands from Onizuka.
Onizuka scores with a decent looking hook.
Onizuka throws a body punch but Duddy moves out of range.
Onizuka lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Duddy at a distance.
Onizuka scores with a jab to the jaw.
Onizuka shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Onizuka works the jab nicely.
Duddy throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
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!
Onizuka throws a looping overhand right but Duddy ducks down to avoid it.
Duddy throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Onizuka's waist but Onizuka gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Duddy off to one side.
Onizuka jabs at Duddy's body.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.#T2#
Onizuka looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Duddy takes a shot right to the bread basket.
A looping hook to the body misses from Duddy. Onizuka does a little dance to reset his feet.
Onizuka will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
A punch combination from Duddy misses.
Duddy ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Onizuka moves away.
Onizuka looks to land a left hand but Duddy moved out of range nicely.
Onizuka lunges at Duddy with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Duddy's hand.
Duddy scores with a nice right hand.
Onizuka lands a body shot. #CL#
Duddy clinches up with Onizuka and pushes him back against the cage.
Onizuka tries to circle away but Duddy has him pinned against the cage.
Duddy has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Onizuka avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Onizuka as Duddy tries to tie him up. #T3#
Duddy wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Duddy stalling in the clinch but Onizuka improves position.
Onizuka blocks an uppercut.
Duddy is trying to pull guard but Onizuka has him pressed against the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for John Duddy. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Duddy blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Duddy tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Onizuka just stands there and leans against the cage.
Duddy struggles to land a body shot inside as Onizuka controls his hands.
A short uppercut from Onizuka.
Onizuka working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Onizuka makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.#CUT2#
John Duddy's cut is getting worse.
Duddy trying to control the position but instead, Onizuka has worked for underhooks and has pushed Duddy into the cage.
Good body shot from Onizuka. #T4#
Onizuka stalls.
A hook to the body from Onizuka.
Onizuka tries to work over Duddy's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Duddy dodges an elbow strike from Onizuka.
Duddy is stalling here.
A nice right hand lands inside from Onizuka.
Onizuka lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Duddy backwards.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Onizuka scores with a nice hook to the head.
Onizuka is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Duddy is defending well for now.
Onizuka lands with a light punch inside.
A nice left hand lands by Onizuka.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that fourth round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!
#R5#
A telegraphed right hand from Duddy misses the target.
Duddy throws the left hand but Onizuka avoids the punch easily.
Duddy misses with a low kick.
Onizuka scores with a shot to the body.
Duddy uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Onizuka.
Onizuka lands a nice shot that snaps Duddy's head back.
Onizuka throws out a loose jab but Duddy uses good head movement to avoid it.
John Duddy is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Onizuka looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Duddy is fending him off so far but Onizuka persists. Nope, Duddy circles away and we're back to standing.
Duddy doesn't manage to clinch there - Onizuka circles away.
Duddy scores with a leg kick.
Duddy misses with a takedown
and Onizuka counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Onizuka ducks under a wild hook from Duddy.
Onizuka lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Duddy staying out of range there.#T1#
Duddy with a hook.
Onizuka lands a glancing blow to the side of Duddy's head.
Duddy throws a head kick but Onizuka moves out of range.
Onizuka's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Duddy throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Onizuka has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Duddy tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Onizuka thows a body shot but no joy.
Duddy lets loose with a powerful body kick. Onizuka will feel that in the morning.
Onizuka circles away from the clinch attempt#TD2#
so Onizuka counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
This has been an exciting period of action!#SUB#
Duddy had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Onizuka defends it easily.#SUB2#
Onizuka thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position. #T2#
Duddy keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Onizuka looking to pass the guard.
Shinichi Onizuka has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Duddy is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Onizuka is controlling him.
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but Duddy is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #T3#
Onizuka missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Onizuka works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Onizuka is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Onizuka wants to control the pace but Duddy is squirming around nicely.
Duddy is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Onizuka looking to control but Duddy is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Onizuka is looking to work his way around to Duddy's back. He needs to be careful though, as he's in danger of losing this dominant position.
John Duddy is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.#T4#
Onizuka controlling his opponent.
Duddy prevents any damage by holding on tight.
Onizuka raining down shots from the mount!
Onizuka lands a nice shot to the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Duddy is in all sorts of trouble here.
Onizuka dominating with strikes here.

And that's the end of the fight!
Shinichi Onizuka comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Duddy 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 Anthony Taglia scores the fight 48:49
Judge Joseph Jones scores the fight 48:49
Judge Chad Campbell scores the fight 48:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shinichi Onizuka!

Shinichi Onizuka thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

Event: SPNY 194: Heap - Smith     
Date:   Jul 02, 2014
#R1#
Kruger connects with a nice looking jab.
Onizuka looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Kruger throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
A jab from Onizuka misses.
Onizuka fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Onizuka fails with a takedown attempt.
Kruger bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A big left from Kruger misses.
Kruger feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Onizukas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Onizuka has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Onizuka looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Kruger throws a half hearted mid kick.
Kruger has been working on his boxing with his coaches at MMA Warrior (1000$ / 15 Elite Coaches) in the buildup to the fight.
Kruger misses with a low kick as Onizuka jumps back.#T1#
Onizuka closes this distance looking for a takedown but Kruger circles away.
Onizuka pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kruger throws a jab when Onizuka was well out of range.
Kruger misses with a low kick.
Kruger digs a good body shot into Onizuka's ribs.
Kruger throws a body kick that misses.
Onizuka misses with a hook.
Kruger throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Donk. Onizuka catches Kruger right on the button with a cross.
Kruger slips a straight right by Onizuka.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Kruger.#T2#
Kruger throws a nice head kick!
Kruger throws an overhand right that lands on Onizuka's shoulder, as Onizuka tries to avoid the shot.
Kruger slips a jab from Onizuka.
A big left from Onizuka misses.
Onizuka throws a right hand that misses
and Kruger counters with a nice uppercut.
Kruger tries a low kick but Onizuka avoids it.
Kruger moves away from the strike by Onizuka.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Onizuka slips a jab from Kruger.
Onizuka throws a hook but Kruger blocks it.
Onizuka tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Kruger swivels and escapes.
John Kruger has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Shinichi Onizuka.
Onizuka slips a jab from Kruger.
Kruger stuffs the takedown attempt from Onizuka. Onizuka gets slowly back to his feet. #T3#
Onizuka blocks a leg kick.
Kruger scores with a kick to the midsection.
Both fighters circling a little - Kruger finishes the exchange with a kick to the body. #TD2#
Onizuka gets the takedown into side control. #SUB2#
Onizuka tries for a kimura but Kruger is defending well.
Kruger is trying to get back to half guard.#T4#
Kruger struggling a bit here.
Kruger tries to bench press Onizuka off him but Onizuka keeps the position.
Onizuka throwing shots but missing, from side control.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Onizuka trying to control the position but Kruger is working away.
Onizuka content to control the pace. The referee will try and keep them active though.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that John Kruger will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!
#R2#
Kruger avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Onizuka moves forwards but Kruger connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Onizuka moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Kruger 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 Onizuka has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Onizuka and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Onizuka takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Onizuka just misses with a punch to the body.
Kruger is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Onizuka.
Kruger moves out of range of the strikes.
Onizuka goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kruger, right into the meat. #T1#
Onizuka lands a jab to Kruger's midsection.
Nice defenses there by Kruger.
Kruger throws a hook but Onizuka blocks it.
Kruger tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Onizuka was well out of range. Poor timing from Kruger.
Onizuka cracks Kruger with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Kruger looks to score with a jab to the body but Onizuka is just out of range.
Onizuka checks a low kick from Kruger.
Kruger takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Kruger's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Onizuka connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Kruger scrambles back to his feet.
Kruger missing with a left hand there. Onizuka was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A big right from Kruger misses. #T2#
Kruger throws a looping overhand right but Onizuka ducks down to avoid it.
Kruger just misses with a punch to the body.
Kruger tries to land a front kick but Onizuka steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
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!
Onizuka walks into a jab.
John Kruger is winning the standup battle so far.
Kruger misses with a straight left.
Good exchange - Kruger coming out on top.
John Kruger is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Onizuka throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kruger throws a hook to the side of Onizuka's head but Onizuka sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Onizuka lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Kruger circles away quickly and effectively.
Onizuka dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Onizuka misses the jab.
Kruger is looking to slow Onizuka down with leg kicks. #T3#
Kruger throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Nice jab there from Onizuka.
Kruger throws a shot to the body.
Onizuka misses with a hook.
Onizuka might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Kruger misses with a two punch combination.
Onizuka thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kruger connects with a right hand. Onizuka shakes it off.
Kruger takes one on the button.
Onizuka throws the left hand but Kruger avoids the punch easily.
Onizuka closes this distance looking for a takedown but Kruger circles away.
Kruger connects with a good right hand that stumbles Onizuka. Onizuka circles away out of range and recomposes himself.#T4#
Onizuka scores with a sloppy right hand. Kruger should have avoided that one. #ROC2#
Kruger is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Are you kidding me?! Onizuka ducked down and unloaded an uppercut from hell that sent Kruger clean off his feet! Someone make me a GIF - that's knockout of the night for sure!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:15 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Shinichi Onizuka!
During a confident post fight interview, Shinichi Onizuka thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.

 

Event: SPNY 188: Anthony - Jalo     
Date:   Jun 11, 2014
#R1#
Onizuka paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Onizuka misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Rothschild counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Onizuka blocks the body kick.
Bancroft Rothschild seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Onizuka shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Rothschild ducks under a wild hook from Onizuka.
A shot to the liver by Onizuka. Beautiful body shot.
Rothschild pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Nice body kick there by Rothschild.
Rothschild missing with a left hand there. Onizuka was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Onizuka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rothschild manages to avoid it.
Rothschild looks to throw the jab but Onizuka is out of range. #CL#
Rothschild has Onizuka up against the cage in a clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rothschild looking to throw knees to the head but Onizuka is blocking nicely.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Onizuka.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Onizuka has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Rothschild pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Rothschild tries to land a knee to the head but Onizuka blocks with his arms.
Rothschild scores with a shot to the side of Onizuka's head.
Onizuka swings wildly with an uppercut but Rothschild uses good head movement to avoid it. #T1#
Onizuka avoiding damage as Rothschild throws knees to the body.
Rothschild is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Nice body punch from Onizuka - that landed with a thud.
Onizuka softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A short right from Onizuka on the inside.
Onizuka tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Rothschild tries to land a knee to the head but Onizuka blocks with his arms.
Rothschild blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Onizuka fails to land. #BC2#
Onizuka pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Onizuka needs to keep his hands up - Rothschild had a free shot at his head there.
Onizuka lands with a nice body punch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Onizuka scores with a nice right hand.
Rothschild walks into a straight right hand from Onizuka.
Rothschild takes one to the side of the head.
Rothschild takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Onizuka throws a shot to the body. #T2#
Rothschild feints and then cracks Onizuka's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Onizuka down.
A leg kick checked by Onizuka.
Rothschild is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Onizuka swings for the body but Rothschild moves out of range.
Onizuka misses with a straight right.
Rothschild blocks a jab.
Onizuka scores with a nice right hand.
Onizuka connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Onizuka rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Rothschild moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Onizuka ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Rothschild slips under a jab.
Good exchange - Onizuka coming out on top.
Rothschild misses with a two punch combination.
A punch lands to the side of Onizuka 's head but he takes it in his stride.
A swing and a miss from Rothschild.#T3#
Rothschild tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Onizuka is able to avoid easily.
Nice defenses there by Onizuka.
A shot to the liver by Onizuka. Beautiful body shot.
Rothschild is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Rothschild moves out of range of the strikes.
Onizuka throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Rothschild sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A left lands for Onizuka.
Onizuka is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Rothschild had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Onizuka moves in looking to clinch but Rothschild pushes him off.
Rothschild throws a chopping leg kick but Onizuka manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Rothschild tries to score with a low kick but Onizuka moves his leg out of the way.
Onizuka misses with an uppercut.
Onizuka keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Rothschild.
Rothschild tries to clinch but Onizuka moves out of range.
Onizuka fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Onizuka scores with a nice strike.#T4#
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!
Onizuka thuds his right hand into Rothschild's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Good leg kick by Rothschild there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Rothschild takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Rothschild blocks a jab.
Onizuka waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Rothschild.
Rothschild is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Onizuka connects with a body shot that sends Rothschild's belly button to the back.
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Rothschild sprawls well. Rothschild wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Onizuka gets slowly back to his feet.
Bancroft Rothschild has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Shinichi Onizuka.
Nice straight punches there by Rothschild. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Rothschild.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Rothschild tries to clinch up but Onizuka circles away and keeps his distance.
Onizuka pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Rothschild moves forwards but Onizuka connects with a nice, crisp jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that round.
That's time! Rothschild's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R2##TD2#
Onizuka shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Rothschild's guard.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Onizuka trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Onizuka trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Rothschild manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!
Rothschild is stalling in the full guard. #SUB2#
Onizuka is active off his back here, looking for submissions. #SUB2#
Onizuka looking for a triangle here. Rothschild is fighting it but it looks tight! Onizuka pulls the arm across and this one won't last much longer! Nope, Rothschild is tapping out - this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:55 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Shinichi Onizuka!
A victorious Shinichi Onizuka thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.

 

Event: SPNY 183: Jalo - Manel     
Date:   May 24, 2014
#R1##TD#
Helio changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Onizuka looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Onizuka is trying to control Helio's posture but Helio avoids it.
Onizuka is trying to get back to half guard.
Onizuka is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Onizuka tries to buck Helio off but Helio is having none of it.
Helio cracks Onizuka with a big right hand but Onizuka just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Onizuka is trying to improve his position.
Helio trying to control the position but Onizuka is working away.
Onizuka is looking for a sweep.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Helio creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Onizuka sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike. #T1#
Helio cracks Onizuka with an elbow. That is naaassty.#SUB#
Helio wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Onizuka, who protects the arm well. #SUB#
Helio has an Americana. Onizuka didn't react quickly enough there and he's in big trouble now! He tries to squirm out but is forced to tap! Helio is delighted and gyrates in front of the ring girls. They seem to like the attention - it'll be interesting to see if Helio hooks up with any of them at the after show party.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:27 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Americana). Mikal Helio!
Mikal Helio made sure to mention his sponsor, Sinister Nutrition in his post fight interview.

 

Event: SPNY 176: O Conghaile - Helio     
Date:   Apr 30, 2014
#R1#
Sloppy strikes from Onizuka. Those never looked like landing.
A swing and a miss from Onizuka.
Turner avoids the body shot from Onizuka.
Onizuka throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Turner counters with a nice body shot.
Onizuka fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Nice defenses there by Turner.
Danga de danga de dang - Turner scores with a four punch combination!
Onizuka misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Turner scores with a sloppy right hand. Onizuka should have avoided that one.
Onizuka keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Turner.
Onizuka throws the left hand but Turner avoids the punch easily.
Onizuka avoids the body shot from Turner.
Onizuka rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Turner counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Turner keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot. #T1#
A swing and a miss from Onizuka.
The crowd cheers as Turner lands an impressive looking overhand right. Onizuka doesn't seem phased though.
Turner slips a jab and a cross from Onizuka.
Onizuka swings for the body but Turner moves out of range.
Onizuka feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Turners jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Onizuka is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Turner.
A chopping leg kick lands by Turner.
Turner thows a body shot but no joy.
Turner slips a jab from Onizuka.
Turner misses with the combination.
Onizuka staying out of range there.#T2#
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
Onizuka fails with a takedown attempt.
Turner moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Onizuka misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Turner.
Turner lets loose with a powerful body kick. Onizuka will feel that in the morning.
Turner throws a low kick, looking for Onizuka's leg but Onizuka calmly moves out of range.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Turner ducks under a wild hook from Onizuka.
Onizuka throws a big shot that misses.
Turner looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Onizuka scores with a decent looking hook.
Shinichi Onizuka seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Onizuka throws a lazy uppercut
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Onizuka takes one on the chin but keeps coming. #T3#
Turner throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Onizuka misses with a lunging right hand
and Turner counters with a left to the body.
Onizuka throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Turner.
Onizuka is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Turner.
Onizuka comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
A big left from Onizuka misses.
Onizuka looks to land a right hand but Turner moved out of range.
Turner is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Turner lands a glancing blow to the side of Onizuka's head.
Turner uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Onizuka.
Turner scores with a punch to the head.
Onizuka connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Turner's hands.#T4#
Onizuka slips a jab and a cross from Turner.
Onizuka takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Onizuka slips a jab from Turner.
Onizuka misses with a shot to the body
and Turner counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Onizuka lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
A good leg kick by Turner.
Onizuka misses with a straight right.
Turner showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Onizuka.
Onizuka fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Turner manages to avoid it.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Onizuka lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt! #CUT#
It looks like Ike Turner has been cut.
Nice defenses there by Turner.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Ike Turner's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2#
Turner throws a predictable looking body shot #TD#
and Onizuka counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Onizuka controlling the action here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Onizuka has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Onizuka passes the guard and advances to mount! #T1#
Onizuka throwing strikes here but Turner is writhing around nicely and avoiding any serious damage.
Turner wants to try and get back to his feet.#SUB#
Turner defends a decent attempt at a guillotine from Onizuka.
Poor strikes thrown by Onizuka there. More accuracy and less frantic strikes would help!
We've been hearing good reports from Onizuka's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.#T2#
Turner is trying to stand up.
Onizuka misses with a series of strikes from mount. He'll no doubt be working on his ground and pound when he gets back to the gym.
Onizuka lands a heavy elbow.
Onizuka tries to take Turner's back but instead Turner uses the opportunity to regain half guard.
Onizuka wants to pass the guard but Turner is defending well. #T3#
Onizuka not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Onizuka has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Onizuka is stalling here. Turner is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Onizuka seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Turner has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
Onizuka wants to control but Turner postures up.
Onizuka tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Turner wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control. #T4#
A control attempt from Onizuka but he's now mounted!
Onizuka is looking to get to half guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Onizuka tries to lock up and control but Turner gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Ike Turner's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!
#R3#
Onizuka shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Turner eats them both and turns towards Onizuka to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Turner ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Onizuka just misses with a punch to the body.
Turner scores with a decent looking hook.
Onizuka shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Turner counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Onizuka lands a two punch combo.
Onizuka throws a hook but Turner avoids it easily.
Onizuka misses with a body punch
and Turner counters with a stiff right hand.
Turner throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Onizuka keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Turner ducks under a wild hook from Onizuka.
Turner showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Onizuka. #T1#
Turner looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Onizuka throws a series of punches but Turner moves out of range.
Onizuka checks a leg kick.
Turner tries to move into range but Onizuka moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Turner swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Onizuka lands a nice hook to Turner's body. Turner takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
The fighters circling - Onizuka throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Turner looks for the body kick but Onizuka saw that one coming.
Onizuka is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Turner.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Turner.
Ike Turner has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T2#
Onizuka throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Onizuka fails in his attempt to clinch.
Onizuka misses with a jab to the body
and Turner connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Onizuka throws an overhand right that lands on Turner's shoulder, as Turner tries to avoid the shot.
Onizuka chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Turner can pounce on him.
Onizuka misses with a jab, cross combination.
Onizuka moves out of range of the strikes.
Onizuka rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Turner counters with a nice low kick that buckles Onizuka's knee momentarily.
Onizuka throws out a loose jab but Turner uses good head movement to avoid it.
Turner uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Onizuka scores with a crisp jab that stopped Turner in his tracks.
Shinichi Onizuka is winning the standup battle so far.#TD#
Onizuka scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Shinichi Onizuka overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.#T3#
Onizuka misses with the ground and pound.
Turner is pushing Onizuka's head away, looking to escape. Onizuka manages to hold on to the position though.#SUB#
Onizuka is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Turner is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Turner stops Onizuka from passing to mount.
Turner tries to wriggle free to get back to his feet but he's given up his back! Oops.
Shinichi Onizuka is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.#T4#
Even with his hooks in, Onizuka manages to miss with strikes from the back.
Turner is in a world of trouble here. He's outmatched on the ground here and he'd better get Onizuka off his back sharpish unless he wants to be submitted.
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.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.#SUB#
Turner preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Onizuka.

And that's the end of the fight!
Shinichi Onizuka showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Onizuka 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 Joseph Jones scores the fight 30:27
Judge Eddie Farnsworth scores the fight 30:27
Judge Bruno Lombardi scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shinichi Onizuka!

During a confident post fight interview, Shinichi Onizuka thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.

 

Event: SPNY 170: McCall - Torrance     
Date:   Apr 09, 2014
#R1#
O Conghaile throws a body kick that misses.
O Conghaile tries a head kick but it misses.
O Conghaile lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from O Conghaile, right into the meat.
O Conghaile lands a head kick. Onizuka smiles back at him and beckons him forward. #CUT#
It looks like Shinichi Onizuka has been cut.
O Conghaile throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
O Conghaile throws a solid leg kick but Onizuka takes the impact on his shin and smiles at O Conghaile.
O Conghaile throws a nice inside leg kick.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Onizuka has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
O Conghaile throws a sloppy head kick and Onizuka moves out of range easily.
Onizuka avoids the body shot from O Conghaile.
O Conghaile throws a head kick that misses.
Oisin O Conghaile seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
O Conghaile looking to land some kicks to the body here.
O Conghaile scores with a head kick.
Onizuka fails with the takedown.
Onizuka throws a hook to the side of O Conghaile's head but O Conghaile sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.#T1#
Onizuka throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air. #TD2#
Onizuka decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
O Conghaile wants to improve his position but Onizuka is controlling well. #SUB2#
Onizuka is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so O Conghaile is just riding it out for now. Onizuka eventually gives up the hold.
O Conghaile is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
O Conghaile is looking for a sweep. Onizuka is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#T2#
O Conghaile is working hard here to advance position.
Well, if Onizuka is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
We've been hearing good reports from O Conghaile's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.#SUB2#
Onizuka is working for submissions here but there's nothing on. #SUB2#
Onizuka is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Onizuka controlling the pace.
O Conghaile is not content to let Onizuka control the position.#T3#
O Conghaile pushes Onizuka off looking to stand but Onizuka dives back in and keeps control.
O Conghaile regains full guard. Nicely done.
O Conghaile is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
O Conghaile is trying to keep Onizuka in close.
Onizuka stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. O Conghaile swivels though and keeps the full guard. #SUB#
O Conghaile is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but O Conghaile keeps moving. #T4#
Onizuka is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Onizuka passes into half guard.
Onizuka tries to pass the half guard into mount. O Conghaile knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.#SUB2#
Onizuka is sneakily working for an arm triangle but O Conghaile sees it coming and defends easily.
O Conghaile is trying to stand back up but Onizuka is controlling him
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Oisin O Conghaile dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Shinichi Onizuka's cut.
That's time! O Conghaile's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R2#
Onizuka shoots for a double leg takedown but O Conghaile sprawls well. He's pushed Onizuka's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
O Conghaile tries a head kick but it misses.
O Conghaile pulls out of a head kick attempt.
O Conghaile tries to clinch but Onizuka moves out of range.
O Conghaile throws a half hearted mid kick.
O Conghaile explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
O Conghaile misses with a straight left.
Onizuka bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
O Conghaile scores with a hook to the body. Onizuka takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Oisin O Conghaile is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
O Conghaile tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Onizuka was well out of range. Poor timing from O Conghaile.
O Conghaile throws a head kick that Onizuka semi-blocks.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
O Conghaile throws a head kick but Onizuka moves out of range.
Nice jab there from Onizuka.
Sloppy strikes from Onizuka. Those never looked like landing. #T1#
Onizuka blocks a head kick by O Conghaile.
A big right from O Conghaile misses.
Onizuka fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Onizuka jabs O Conghaile to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Oisin O Conghaile is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
O Conghaile throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Onizuka's head.
Onizuka lands the left hand.
O Conghaile takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as O Conghaile sprawls well. O Conghaile wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Onizuka gets slowly back to his feet.
O Conghaile swats away the attempt to clinch by Onizuka.
Nice straight punches there by Onizuka. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Onizuka.
O Conghaile tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Onizuka paws at him with a jab and circles away.#T2#
O Conghaile tries a head kick but it misses.
A jab from Onizuka misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Onizuka uses good head movement to avoid the hook from O Conghaile.
O Conghaile getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Onizuka avoids the head kick by O Conghaile.
O Conghaile throws a head kick that misses.
O Conghaile tests Onizuka's chin there with a solid looking shot.
O Conghaile throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A cross from Onizuka lands.
Oisin O Conghaile is winning the standup battle so far.
O Conghaile swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Onizuka counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head. #CUT2#
It looks like Oisin O Conghaile has been cut.
Onizuka throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A head kick from O Conghaile lands but Onizuka takes it in his stride. #T3#
O Conghaile misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
O Conghaile throws a body kick that misses.
Onizuka slips a straight right by O Conghaile.
O Conghaile stuffs the takedown.
Oisin O Conghaile has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Shinichi Onizuka.
O Conghaile tries to close the distance and clinch but Onizuka swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Onizuka jabs O Conghaile right on the nose. O Conghaile blinks but takes it well.
O Conghaile throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Onizuka dives in for a single leg takedown but O Conghaile sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.#BC#
O Conghaile pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Nice cross by Onizuka.
Onizuka cracks O Conghaile with a good jab.
O Conghaile misses with a series of wild punches.
O Conghaile closes the distance but Onizuka moves to the side
and Onizuka counters with a lovely straight right hand!#T4#
This has been an exciting period of action!
O Conghaile takes a jab right on the kisser.
O Conghaile throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
O Conghaile explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Onizuka moves out of range of the body kick.
O Conghaile swings and misses with a hook to the body.
O Conghaile throws a body kick that misses.
O Conghaile throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Onizuka throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Onizuka lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Onizuka misses with a wild body shot.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
O Conghaile looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
O Conghaile lands with a thumping leg kick.
Onizuka takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
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 Oisin O Conghaile will probably get the nod.
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.
#R3#
Onizuka connects with a body shot that sends O Conghaile's belly button to the back.
Onizuka misses with the combination.
Onizuka tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but O Conghaile was well out of range. Poor timing from Onizuka.
Onizuka ducks under a wild hook from O Conghaile.
Onizuka swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by O Conghaile.
O Conghaile misses with a body shot.
O Conghaile throws a half hearted mid kick.
O Conghaile misses with a body kick. #TD2#
Onizuka drives through with a takedown into O Conghaile's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.#SUB2#
Onizuka drops back, looking for a kneebar! O Conghaile looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. O Conghaile looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from O Conghaile!
Onizuka is not content to let O Conghaile control the position. #T1#
O Conghaile is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Onizuka is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Onizuka is looking for a sweep.
Onizuka wants to control but O Conghaile postures up.
Onizuka might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control O Conghaile haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Shinichi Onizuka has got the better of the ground game so far.
Onizuka manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Onizuka is not content to let O Conghaile control the position.#T2#
O Conghaile missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
O Conghaile thows a huge punch but Onizuka dodges it nicely.
O Conghaile throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
O Conghaile wants to control but Onizuka is keeping him busy.
Onizuka wants to control but O Conghaile is keeping busy and won't allow it.
O Conghaile not landing any meaningful shots this time. #SUB2#
Onizuka looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.#SUB#
Onizuka is defending against the submission attempts here by O Conghaile.
O Conghaile is keen to just control but Onizuka is a slippery customer.#T3#
O Conghaile trying to mount his opponent but Onizuka defends it.
O Conghaile is trying to control the action in half guard but Onizuka is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Onizuka blocking the ground and pound attempt from O Conghaile.
Onizuka is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Onizuka has his hands clasped together around O Conghaile's back. He's all about the action.
Onizuka is looking for a sweep. O Conghaile is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Onizuka makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Onizuka.
O Conghaile wants to stand but Onizuka is controlling his posture from full guard. #T4##SUB2#
Onizuka working for a triangle but O Conghaile defends it easily.
O Conghaile would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Onizuka is trying to hold O Conghaile in close to prevent damage but O Conghaile has managed to pass into half guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Onizuka is not content to let O Conghaile control the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Shinichi Onizuka just about did enough to take it.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! O Conghaile's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R4#
Onizuka chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before O Conghaile can pounce on him.
O Conghaile throws a right hand that misses #TD2#
and Onizuka counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Onizuka.
O Conghaile not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
O Conghaile looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
O Conghaile keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Onizuka won't allow O Conghaile to sweep him here.
Onizuka trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but O Conghaile manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!
Onizuka trying to control the position.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Onizuka is on top in guard. #T1#
O Conghaile keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Onizuka forces his way into half guard.
Onizuka looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Onizuka with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
O Conghaile is looking to escape.#T2##SUB2#
O Conghaile is defending against the submission attempts here by Onizuka. #SUB2#
Onizuka is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
O Conghaile is looking to improve his position.
Onizuka is trying to control. O Conghaile wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
O Conghaile is trying to get back to full guard.
Onizuka is pressing down on O Conghaile's thigh, looking to free his foot. O Conghaile is holding on for now. #T3#
Onizuka trying to control the action but O Conghaile is working from the bottom.
O Conghaile has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Onizuka is working away from the top position though.
Onizuka is looking to take a break and control but O Conghaile is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
O Conghaile is trying to get back to full guard.#SUB2#
O Conghaile is defending against the submission attempts here by Onizuka. #T4#
Onizuka is looking to advance position but O Conghaile won't allow it.
O Conghaile is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Onizuka scores with a couple of nice shots.
Onizuka trying to control from half guard but O Conghaile is working away.
The fighters are battling for position here. O Conghaile manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Onizuka tries to free his leg and advance position but O Conghaile is retaining full guard. #SUB#
O Conghaile is looking for a triangle but Onizuka pushes his legs off easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that fourth round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!
#R5#
O Conghaile throws a wild body kick that Onizuka sees coming a mile off.
Onizuka avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Onizuka throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Onizuka bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of O Conghaile's head.
O Conghaile throws a sloppy head kick and Onizuka moves out of range easily.
Onizuka shoots in but no luck this time.
Onizuka connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Onizuka takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A jab from Onizuka does it's job there.
Onizuka fails with the takedown.
O Conghaile throws the kick towards the body but Onizuka avoids it.#T1#
Onizuka slips under a jab.
Onizuka lands with a hook. O Conghaile tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
O Conghaile cracks the inside of Onizuka's front leg.
O Conghaile throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
O Conghaile scores with a kick to the body.
O Conghaile misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Onizuka looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? O Conghaile is fending him off so far but Onizuka persists. Nope, O Conghaile circles away and we're back to standing.
Oisin O Conghaile has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Shinichi Onizuka.
Onizuka is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Onizuka waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract O Conghaile.
O Conghaile lands with a straight right. Onizuka didn't see that one coming.
Onizuka has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by O Conghaile.
A looping hook to the body misses from Onizuka. O Conghaile does a little dance to reset his feet.
O Conghaile throws a half hearted mid kick.#T2#
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Onizuka keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
O Conghaile throws a head kick that misses.
O Conghaile throws a head kick but Onizuka moves out of range.
Onizuka takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
O Conghaile throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Onizuka avoids the head kick by O Conghaile.
O Conghaile feints and then cracks Onizuka's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Onizuka down.
Onizuka throws a body punch but O Conghaile moves out of range.
Onizuka feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits O Conghailes jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!#TD2#
Onizuka closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into O Conghaile's guard.
Onizuka postures up.
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but O Conghaile is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #T3##SUB#
O Conghaile looking for a guillotine here but Onizuka defends easily.
Onizuka trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Onizuka slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
O Conghaile is looking to reverse the position.
Onizuka wants to lay and pray for a moment but O Conghaile keeps working.
O Conghaile is positioning himself to get back to half guard. #T4#
Onizuka controls the position.
O Conghaile is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
O Conghaile blocking the ground and pound attempt from Onizuka.
O Conghaile wants to control the action here but instead Onizuka manages to pass to full mount!
Onizuka tries to control but O Conghaile wriggling away.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
O Conghaile regains half guard.
Onizuka is keen to just control but O Conghaile is a slippery customer.

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 Oisin O Conghaile.
I think O Conghaile 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 John Kavanagh scores the fight 48:47
Judge Reed Andrews scores the fight 48:47
Judge Lou da Vinci scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Oisin O Conghaile!

During a confident post fight interview, Oisin O Conghaile thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.

 

Event: Grapplefest 230k+ Tourney R1     
Date:   Feb 07, 2014
#R1#
Lavronenko shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Onizuka as he avoids it easily. #TD#
Onizuka gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Lavronenko trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Lavronenko stays in close to Onizuka's body and controls the position.
Onizuka looking for a sweep. Not yet Onizuka, not yet. #SUB2#
Onizuka had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Lavronenko defends it easily.#SUB2#
Onizuka is looking for a triangle here but Lavronenko uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
Onizuka is positioning himself to get back to half guard. #T1#
Lavronenko trying to control the action but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Onizuka is being controlled here.
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.
Onizuka prevents Lavronenko from improving position.
Lavronenko wants to control but Onizuka is keeping him busy.
Onizuka is positioning himself to get back to half guard. #T2#
Onizuka is not content to let Lavronenko control the position.
Lavronenko slows the pace down.
Onizuka looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Lavronenko wants to control but Onizuka is keeping him busy. #REF#
Ivan Lavronenko has forced the referee to step in and bring the fight back to the feet.
Lavronenko shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Onizuka pinned against the ropes. Onizuka gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Lavronenko shoots in for a takedown but Onizuka shows good takedown defense.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ivan Lavronenko. That's going to take a lot out of him.#T3#
Lavronenko misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Ivan Lavronenko seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Lavronenko is defended easily by Onizuka.#TD2#
Onizuka fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Lavronenko sprawls well initially but Onizuka persists and gets the takedown into half guard. #T4#
Onizuka is trying to control. Lavronenko wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Lavronenko is trying to get back to full guard.#SUB2#
Onizuka is trying to work for a kimura but Lavronenko is defending well.
Onizuka prevents Lavronenko from improving his position.
Onizuka is trying to control the action in half guard but Lavronenko is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard. #T5#
Onizuka prevents Lavronenko from improving his position.
Lavronenko is working hard here to advance position.
Lavronenko is staying active underneath Onizuka, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Lavronenko trying to control from the bottom.
Onizuka wants to take a breather but Lavronenko is having none of it. #SUB2#
Onizuka is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Lavronenko is just riding it out for now. Onizuka eventually gives up the hold.
Onizuka trying to control the pace. #T6#
It looks like Onizuka might be adopting somewhat of a lay and pray gameplan here, which I'm sure won't go down too well with the paying fans in attendance... Or the ring announcers come to think of it.#REF2#
The ref calls for a clean break and stands the fighters back up. Shinichi Onizuka wasn't active enough on the ground.
Lavronenko has a takedown stuffed.#T7#
Lavronenko tries to score a power double leg takedown but Onizuka sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Lavronenko somewhat.
Lavronenko shoots in but doesn't get the takedown #TD2#
and Onizuka counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but Lavronenko is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Onizuka wants to pass the guard but Lavronenko is keeping the position.#T8#
Lavronenko is trying to control the position but Onizuka postures up.
Lavronenko manages to land a sweep and now he's in mount on top!
Lavronenko wants to control the pace but Onizuka is squirming around nicely.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Lavronenko postures up.
Onizuka tries to get back to half guard but can't. #SUB#
Lavronenko wants to finish this one by submission but Onizuka is holding onto his waist, trying to prevent any attacks from Lavronenko.
Onizuka tries to improve his position but instead Lavronenko has taken his back! #T9##SUB#
Lavronenko is persistently looking for the submission but Onizuka is defending it well.
Lavronenko is not going to allow Onizuka to sit and survive in this position. #SUB#
Onizuka defending nicely against the rear naked choke attempt.
Onizuka is in bad spot here.
Onizuka staying busy and making it hard for Lavronenko to control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Ivan Lavronenko will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the ring so we can get back down to business.
#R2#
Lavronenko looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Onizuka is fending him off so far but Lavronenko persists. Nope, Onizuka circles away and we're back to standing.
Lavronenko misses with a takedown attempt #TD2#
and Onizuka counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Lavronenko!
Lavronenko is not content to let Onizuka control the position.
Shinichi Onizuka has got the better of the ground game so far.#SUB2#
Onizuka is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Lavronenko has escaped the position, nice work there.
Lavronenko is not content to let Onizuka control the position. #T1##SUB2#
Onizuka is trying to get an arm triangle but Lavronenko is defending well. #SUB2#
Onizuka tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Onizuka has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Lavronenko is looking to slip a leg under and get half guard but Onizuka is one step ahead and moves to full mount!#T2#
Lavronenko bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Onizuka seems keen to control Lavronenko's posture.
Onizuka not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Lavronenko trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Onizuka trying to keep a closed guard but Lavronenko is proving a slippery customer.
Lavronenko stopping the sweep attempt from Onizuka.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Onizuka. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Onizuka has Lavronenko pulled in close to control his posture. #T3##REF3#
Neither fighter is doing enough for the referee's liking and he's decided to stand them back up.
Lavronenko dives in for a single leg takedown but Onizuka sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the ropes.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ivan Lavronenko. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Onizuka is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Lavronenko pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Lavronenko changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Onizuka fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Horrible takedown by Onizuka or perhaps it was just good defense by Lavronenko which made him look bad. #T4#
Onizuka stuffs the takedown.
Lavronenko looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Onizuka is fending him off so far but Lavronenko persists. Nope, Onizuka circles away and we're back to standing.
Lavronenko with a lazy takedown attempt #TD2#
and Onizuka counters with a single leg into guard. Lavronenko didn't expect that.
Lavronenko keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Onizuka is pushing down on Lavronenko's leg trying to pass to half guard. Lavronenko is fighting to maintain full guard but Onizuka has managed to sneak the leg through.#T5#
Lavronenko works his way to full guard. Good work.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Lavronenko keeps moving.
Onizuka slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Lavronenko is trying to keep Onizuka in close.
Onizuka slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.#T6#
Lavronenko is not content to let Onizuka control the position.
Onizuka tries to advance to mount but can't.
Onizuka is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Lavronenko will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.#SUB2#
Onizuka working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Lavronenko is trying to improve his position.#T7##SUB2#
Onizuka goes for an armbar here - this could be all over! But no, Lavronenko has escaped beautifully and is now on top in side control! Oh, that's unlucky for Onizuka but great work by Lavronenko.
Onizuka manages to work his way to half guard, despite Lavronenko's best efforts.
Onizuka is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Onizuka is not content to let Lavronenko 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.#T8#
Lavronenko trying to mount his opponent but Onizuka defends it.
Onizuka is trying to escape back to his feet but Lavronenko uses the scramble to pass into side control.
Lavronenko working away.
Onizuka is looking for a sweep.
Lavronenko taking a breather here.
Lavronenko wants to control but Onizuka is keeping him busy.
Lavronenko is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Onizuka will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.#T9#
Lavronenko trying to control the action but Onizuka is working from the bottom. #REF#
Ivan Lavronenko has forced the referee to step in and bring the fight back to the feet.
Lavronenko shoots in looking for a takedown but Onizuka manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Lavronenko's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka 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.
#R3##TD#
Lavronenko closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Lavronenko lands in his opponent's guard.
Lavronenko slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Lavronenko forces his way into half guard.
Onizuka is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though. #T1#
Onizuka gets full guard.
Lavronenko controls from within his opponent's guard.
Lavronenko trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Onizuka trying to keep a closed guard but Lavronenko is proving a slippery customer.
Lavronenko stopping the sweep attempt from Onizuka.#SUB2#
Onizuka looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar. #T2#
Onizuka looking to control.
Lavronenko trying to control the position from guard on top but Onizuka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Lavronenko tries to free his leg and advance position but Onizuka is retaining full guard.
Lavronenko is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.#REF#
We're going to have a standup here because Ivan Lavronenko wasn't active enough for the referee's liking.
Lavronenko fails with a takedown attempt.#T3#
Onizuka misses with a takedown attempt - Lavronenko sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Lavronenko shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Onizuka as he jumps to the side.
Lavronenko misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ivan Lavronenko. That's going to take a lot out of him.#T4#
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Onizuka tries to score a power double leg takedown but Lavronenko sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Onizuka somewhat.
Lavronenko shoots for a takedown but Onizuka saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Lavronenko gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily #TD2#
and Onizuka counters with a shoot takedown into half guard. #T5##SUB#
Lavronenko looking for submissions off his back.
Onizuka wants to take a breather but Lavronenko is having none of it.
Onizuka controlling the pace.
Onizuka prevents Lavronenko from improving his position.
Onizuka is just content to waste time from the top position. Lavronenko takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard. #T6#
Lavronenko wants to sweep but no luck. #SUB#
Lavronenko is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Onizuka seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up. #T7#
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Lavronenko is trying to keep Onizuka in close.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Lavronenko keeps moving. #REF2#
The ref calls for a clean break and stands the fighters back up. Shinichi Onizuka wasn't active enough on the ground.
Onizuka shoots and misses #TD#
and Lavronenko counters with a single leg into guard. Onizuka didn't expect that.
Lavronenko trying to control the position from guard on top but Onizuka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #SUB2#
Onizuka looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Onizuka manages to land a sweep and now he's in mount on top! #T8#
Lavronenko is controlling an arm, preventing Onizuka from taking his back. Although keeping him in mount is no better to be honest.
Lavronenko has given up his back here. Will Onizuka look for the submission or keep pounding away?
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!
Lavronenko tries to escape but Onizuka has the hooks in and won't let him break free.
Onizuka controls the action.
Lavronenko staying busy and making it hard for Onizuka to control. #T9#
Lavronenko is in bad spot here.
Lavronenko looking very determined here, making life difficult for Onizuka. #SUB2#
Lavronenko defends a prolonged rear naked choke attempt and turns nicely into his opponent's guard.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Onizuka looking to hit a scissor sweep but Lavronenko is one step ahead there.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Lavronenko trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Shinichi Onizuka just about did enough to take it.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R4#
Lavronenko fails with the takedown.#TD#
Lavronenko fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Onizuka sprawls well initially but Lavronenko persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Lavronenko is looking to advance position but Onizuka won't allow it.
Onizuka trying to hold on to Lavronenko's head to control him but Lavronenko postures up.
Lavronenko tries to pass the half guard into mount. Onizuka knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt. #T1#
Lavronenko seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Onizuka does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Lavronenko trying to control from Onizuka's half guard. Onizuka has other ideas though and has regained full guard.
Lavronenko trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Onizuka working a defensive guard here.
Onizuka looking to sweep here. No luck so far. #T2#
Lavronenko slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.#REF3#
Well, the referee has seen enough. Neither fighter is active enough on the ground so he's stood them back up.
Lavronenko is trying hard to land a takedown here. Onizuka sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Lavronenko tries for a takedown but Onizuka sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ivan Lavronenko. That's going to take a lot out of him.
No luck for Lavronenko with that takedown attempt.
Onizuka defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Lavronenko.#T3##TD#
Lavronenko feints and as Onizuka raises his hands in defense, Lavronenko changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.#SUB2#
Onizuka is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Onizuka tries to land a sweep but no joy. #SUB2#
Onizuka throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Lavronenko stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Onizuka swivels though and keeps the full guard. #T4#
Lavronenko trying to control the position from guard on top but Onizuka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Lavronenko sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Lavronenko trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.#REF#
Ivan Lavronenko has forced the referee to step in and bring the fight back to the feet.
Onizuka looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.#T5#
Onizuka defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Lavronenko.
Lavronenko dives in and grabs Onizuka's left leg, looking for a takedown. Onizuka pushes down on Lavronenko's head and hops out.
Nice sprawl there from Onizuka as Lavronenko shoots in.
Lavronenko tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Onizuka swivels and escapes.
Onizuka fails with the takedown.#T6#
Lavronenko throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Onizuka's waist but Onizuka gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Lavronenko off to one side.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Onizuka.
Lavronenko has his takedown stuffed#TD2#
and Onizuka counters with a takedown into side control.
Onizuka works to advance to full mount. Lavronenko defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs. #T7#
Lavronenko is trying desperately to improve position.
Lavronenko tries to hold on but Onizuka pushes him away.
Lavronenko sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Onizuka slows the pace down in half guard. #SUB2#
Onizuka is looking for a kimura here. #T8#
Lavronenko regains full guard. Nicely done.
Lavronenko is trying to control the position but Onizuka postures up.
Lavronenko has Onizuka pulled in close to control his posture. #SUB#
Lavronenko is looking for a triangle but Onizuka pushes his legs off easily. #T9#
Onizuka sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Lavronenko's guard. #SUB2#
Onizuka seems to be looking for submissions.
Lavronenko tries to get to full guard but Onizuka has control of the leg.
Still in half guard, Onizuka seems content to control.#SUB#
Lavronenko actively working from the bottom here.
Onizuka wants to lay and pray for a moment but Lavronenko keeps working.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Ivan Lavronenko will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the ring so we can get back down to business. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!
#R5#
Lavronenko looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Onizuka is fending him off so far but Lavronenko persists. Nope, Onizuka circles away and we're back to standing.#TD#
Lavronenko manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Onizuka on his heels. He'll look to pass Onizuka's guard now, I'm sure.
Onizuka manages to land a sweep and now he's in mount on top!
Lavronenko is looking to get to half guard.
Onizuka trying to control but he's not successful this time. #T1##SUB2#
Onizuka looking to secure an arm triangle but Lavronenko defends it well.
Onizuka wants to take his opponent's back but he's not managed it.
Onizuka can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Lavronenko is looking to escape.
Lavronenko tries to reverse the position but Onizuka maintains control.#T2#
Onizuka wants to control the pace but Lavronenko is squirming around nicely.
Lavronenko has given up his back. Will we see Onizuka going for some submissions?
Lavronenko rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Lavronenko moves into full guard.
Lavronenko seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.
Lavronenko is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.#T3#
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Lavronenko keeps moving.
Lavronenko can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Onizuka controls the pace.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Lavronenko keeps moving.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Onizuka seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up. #REF2#
Shinichi Onizuka has forced the referee to step in and restart the fight on the feet.#TD#
Lavronenko looking for a takedown here - he's got it.#T4##SUB2#
Onizuka escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Lavronenko gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Lavronenko looking to pass the guard.
Lavronenko pushing down on Onizuka's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work. #T5#
Lavronenko is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Onizuka!
Onizuka is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Lavronenko takes Onizuka's back.
Lavronenko avoiding Onizuka 's attempts to control his hands.
Onizuka prevents Lavronenko from getting a body triangle.
Onizuka tries to escape the position.
Lavronenko biding his time, controlling Onizuka. #T6##SUB#
Lavronenko has his arm under Onizuka's chin here. Game over son! Lavronenko squeezes tightly and Onizuka is forced to tap out!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 6:28 of round 5, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Ivan Lavronenko!
Ivan Lavronenko retains his light heavyweight title!
Ivan Lavronenko decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.

 

Event: HBGG 18: Tap, Nap or Snap     
Date:   Jan 24, 2014
#R1#
Onizuka leaves Lavronenko with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.#TD#
Lavronenko shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Onizuka is trying to defend but Lavronenko finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
Onizuka is trying to control but can't.
Lavronenko is trying to control. Onizuka wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Onizuka trying to control here.
Onizuka is trying to avoid being dragged into an even worse position than he's already in but Lavronenko is staying active.
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.
Lavronenko wants to pass the guard but Onizuka is defending well.
Lavronenko is controlling the pace. #T1##REF3#
Neither fighter is doing enough for the referee's liking and he's decided to stand them back up.#TD#
Lavronenko decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
Onizuka is trying is best to control the position here. #SUB#
Lavronenko is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Onizuka is just riding it out for now. Lavronenko eventually gives up the hold.
Lavronenko is looking to advance position but Onizuka won't allow it. #T2#
Lavronenko wants to lay and pray for a moment but Onizuka keeps working.
Lavronenko is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Onizuka is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Onizuka regains full guard. Nicely done.
Lavronenko slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Lavronenko postures up.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Lavronenko controlling from the top position. #REF#
We're going to have a standup here because Ivan Lavronenko wasn't active enough for the referee's liking.
Lavronenko shoots in but no luck this time. #T3#
Lavronenko shoots in for a takedown but Onizuka shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ivan Lavronenko. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Onizuka misses with a takedown attempt #TD#
and Lavronenko counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Lavronenko tries to pass to full mount but Onizuka defends it.
Onizuka trying to control from the bottom.
Onizuka is looking for a sweep. Lavronenko is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Onizuka keeps trying to improve his position.
Onizuka is trying to control but can't. #T4#
Onizuka is trying is best to control the position here. #REF2#
OK we're going to have a standup here. Shinichi Onizuka hasn't been effective enough on the ground and the referee wants a restart.
Onizuka slaps away a takedown attempt from Lavronenko, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Lavronenko fails with a takedown attempt.
Lavronenko shoots in for a takedown but Onizuka shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Onizuka keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Lavronenko misses with a takedown attempt #TD2#
and Onizuka decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Lavronenko's guard.#T5#
Lavronenko keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully. #SUB#
Lavronenko escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Onizuka gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Onizuka trying to control but Lavronenko is working from the bottom. #SUB#
Lavronenko is looking for a triangle but Onizuka pushes his legs off easily.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Lavronenko keeps moving. #T6#
Onizuka tries to free his leg and advance position but Lavronenko is retaining full guard.
Lavronenko looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Onizuka puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Lavronenko is trying to get back to full guard.#SUB#
Lavronenko is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Onizuka pulls his head out easily.
Lavronenko is refusing to be controlled, as Onizuka sits in half guard.
Onizuka trying to mount his opponent but Lavronenko defends it. #T7#
Onizuka wants to lay and pray for a moment but Lavronenko keeps working.
Onizuka trying to mount his opponent but Lavronenko defends it.
Onizuka is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Onizuka trying to control from half guard but Lavronenko is working away.
Onizuka prevents Lavronenko from improving his position.
Lavronenko is staying active underneath Onizuka, who seems content to just control the action from this position. #T8##REF2#
OK we're going to have a standup here. Shinichi Onizuka hasn't been effective enough on the ground and the referee wants a restart.
Lavronenko shoots in for a double leg but Onizuka sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Onizuka stuffs the takedown.
Lavronenko tries to score a power double leg takedown but Onizuka sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Lavronenko somewhat.
Onizuka misses with a takedown attempt - Lavronenko sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.#TD#
Excellent takedown into side control there by Lavronenko. #T9#
Onizuka is trying to improve his position.#SUB#
Lavronenko wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Onizuka, who protects the arm well.
Onizuka is not content to let Lavronenko control the position.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Lavronenko working away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Ivan Lavronenko will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R2#
Lavronenko tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Onizuka defends well and Lavronenko ends up having to push Onizuka into the ropes where they will battle it out in the clinch.#TD2#
Onizuka has double underhooks and is working for a body lock takedown. He's got it. The fighters land in half guard but Lavronenko regains guard immediately.
Lavronenko lands a beautiful switch and he's in full mount! That could spell trouble for Onizuka!
Onizuka working to try and regain half guard.
Onizuka bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Lavronenko is adopting a defensive guard.#T1#
Onizuka passes into half guard.
Onizuka with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Onizuka is trying to control. Lavronenko wants to improve his position but can't escape this time. #SUB#
Lavronenko looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Lavronenko trying to control from the bottom. #T2#
Onizuka is trying to control. Lavronenko wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Lavronenko tries to get to full guard but Onizuka has control of the leg.
Lavronenko controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
Lavronenko won't allow Onizuka to pass to mount.
Lavronenko wants to get back to full guard.#REF2#
The ref stands the fighters back up. Shinichi Onizuka was stalling too much, according to the referee.
Lavronenko looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Onizuka is fending him off so far but Lavronenko persists. Nope, Onizuka circles away and we're back to standing.
Lavronenko fails with the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ivan Lavronenko. That's going to take a lot out of him.#T3#
Lavronenko is trying hard to land a takedown here. Onizuka sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Lavronenko shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Onizuka as he jumps to the side. #TD2#
Onizuka closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Onizuka lands in his opponent's guard.
Onizuka slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.#T4#
Onizuka wants to take a breather but Lavronenko manages to regain guard - a lesson learnt for Onizuka.
Lavronenko is trying to control the position but Onizuka postures up.
Onizuka trying to control but Lavronenko is working from the bottom.
Lavronenko lands a beautiful switch and he's in full mount! That could spell trouble for Onizuka!
Lavronenko trying to control but Onizuka is having none of it. #T5#
Onizuka is working to get back to half guard.
Onizuka is squirming around, avoiding Lavronenko's attempts to control the action.
Lavronenko fails to advance to Onizuka's back.
Onizuka is in all sorts of trouble here.
Lavronenko tries to control but Onizuka wriggling away. #T6#
Onizuka wants to hold on but Lavronenko pushes him away.
Onizuka is trying to escape the mount.
Lavronenko tries to control but Onizuka wriggling away. #T7#
Lavronenko prevents Onizuka from getting the reversal.
Onizuka just holding on.
Lavronenko trying to control but Onizuka is having none of it.
Ivan Lavronenko overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Onizuka really trying hard to get back to half guard here. #T8#
Onizuka wants to control but Lavronenko is having none of it.
Onizuka keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Lavronenko is looking to work his way around to Onizuka's back. He needs to be careful though, as he's in danger of losing this dominant position.
Onizuka is working to get back to half guard. #T9#
Lavronenko content just to control the position here.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Lavronenko pushes him away.
Onizuka really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Onizuka is squirming around, avoiding Lavronenko's attempts to control the action.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Onizuka is in all sorts of trouble here.
Lavronenko pushing the pace here, looking to move to his opponents back and work for a finish.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!
#R3##TD#
Lavronenko looking to score a takedown here. Onizuka is defending well but Lavronenko drives through and ends up in Onizuka's guard.
Onizuka is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Lavronenko trying to control the position from guard on top but Onizuka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Onizuka wants to sweep here but Lavronenko controlling him for the moment. #T1#
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Lavronenko controls the pace of the fight for a moment.#REF#
Ivan Lavronenko has forced the referee to step in and bring the fight back to the feet.
Lavronenko fails with the takedown#TD2#
and Onizuka counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Onizuka.
Onizuka postures up.
Lavronenko looking to sweep here. No luck so far. #SUB#
Lavronenko throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Onizuka trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Lavronenko manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!
Lavronenko wants to control from the top but Onizuka keeps moving. #T2#
Onizuka looking to control.
Lavronenko slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Lavronenko working away.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Onizuka regains half guard.
Onizuka is looking to improve his position. #T3#
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Lavronenko tries to pass the half guard into mount. Onizuka knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt. #REF#
The ref stands the fighters back up. Ivan Lavronenko wasn't doing enough on the ground.
Lavronenko darts in looking for a takedown but Onizuka gets double underhooks and turns Lavronenko into the ropes. #T4#
Onizuka tries for a takedown but Lavronenko manages to get underhooks.
Lavronenko is working for a takedown up against the ropes. He can't get it on this occasion though.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ivan Lavronenko. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Onizuka is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Lavronenko is defending well.
Lavronenko stops a takedown attempt from Onizuka.
Onizuka tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Lavronenko just stands there and leans against the ropes.
Lavronenko is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Onizuka is defending well.#TD2#
Onizuka has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Lavronenko clear over his head and slammed him to the mat!#T5#
Lavronenko rolls, trying to escape but Onizuka keeps control of the position.
Lavronenko is working hard here to advance position.
Onizuka struggling to keep hold of the position.
Lavronenko breaks Onizuka's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
Lavronenko trying to control the position from guard on top but Onizuka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Onizuka trying to control the position.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing Lavronenko from controlling successfully. #T6#
Lavronenko controls the pace of the fight for a moment.#REF3#
Well, the referee has seen enough. Neither fighter is active enough on the ground so he's stood them back up.
Lavronenko goes for a double leg but Onizuka avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the ropes as Onizuka continues to drive forward.
Lavronenko wants to take the fight to the mat but Onizuka manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Onizuka is looking to take this one to the mat.#TD2#
Onizuka has Lavronenko pressed up against the ropes. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Onizuka pulls back from the ropes and twists to the side, sending Lavronenko tumbling to the mat - Onizuka dives into Lavronenko's guard.
Onizuka stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Lavronenko swivels though and keeps the full guard. #T7#
Onizuka trying to control but Lavronenko is working from the bottom.
Onizuka is looking to advance position but Lavronenko has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!
Lavronenko can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Onizuka is looking to escape.
Lavronenko mounts Onizuka! Really nice guard pass there!
Onizuka tries to reverse the position but Lavronenko maintains control.#T8#
Onizuka tries to hold on but Lavronenko pushes him away.
Onizuka is squirming around, avoiding Lavronenko's attempts to control the action.
Lavronenko with some aggressive grappling here, looking for the finish.
Onizuka is trying desperately to improve position.
Lavronenko takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Lavronenko trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Lavronenko pushes him away. #T9#
Onizuka slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Onizuka wants to control but Lavronenko is keeping busy and won't allow it. #REF3#
The referee has ruled that neither fighter is active enough on the ground and has stood them back up.
Lavronenko shoots in but no luck this time.
Lavronenko tries for a takedown but Onizuka sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown but Lavronenko shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Lavronenko fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Lavronenko shoots in but Onizuka avoids the takedown attempt easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Ivan Lavronenko did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
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.
#R4#
Lavronenko doesn't succeed with the takedown#TD2#
and Onizuka counters with a nice double leg into half guard. #SUB2#
Onizuka is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Lavronenko defends it well. #SUB#
Lavronenko looking for submissions off his back.
Onizuka is thwarting Lavronenko's attempts to control the position.
Onizuka is just content to waste time from the top position. Lavronenko takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard. #T1#
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Lavronenko is on top in guard.
We've been hearing good reports from Lavronenko's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Lavronenko stopping the sweep attempt from Onizuka.
Lavronenko looking to pass the guard.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Onizuka is on top in guard.
Lavronenko bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Onizuka's guard. #T2##SUB2#
Onizuka looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Onizuka is trying to control the position from the bottom. #SUB#
Lavronenko drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Lavronenko jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Lavronenko wants to control from the top but Onizuka keeps moving.
Onizuka working a defensive guard here.
Lavronenko trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom. #T3##SUB2#
Lavronenko avoids a guillotine attempt easily. #SUB2#
Onizuka throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Lavronenko controlling from the top position.
Onizuka looking to control. #T4#
Onizuka seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Onizuka trying to keep a closed guard but Lavronenko is proving a slippery customer.
Lavronenko content to stall in guard here. #REF#
The ref stands the fighters back up. Ivan Lavronenko wasn't doing enough on the ground.
Onizuka fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.#T5#
Horrible takedown by Lavronenko or perhaps it was just good defense by Onizuka which made him look bad.
Lavronenko darts in looking for a takedown but Onizuka gets double underhooks and turns Lavronenko into the ropes.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ivan Lavronenko. That's going to take a lot out of him.#TD2#
Onizuka manages to pull guard.
Lavronenko trying to move into half guard but instead Onizuka has managed to sweep!
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but Lavronenko is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Onizuka looking to pass the guard. #T6#
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but Lavronenko is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Lavronenko manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Onizuka manages to get himself to full guard.
Onizuka not looking particularly offensive just at the moment. #SUB2#
Onizuka has his foot on Lavronenko's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Lavronenko works his way back into a safe position though.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing Lavronenko from controlling successfully.
Onizuka trying to control the position. #T7#
Lavronenko wants to pass the guard but Onizuka is keeping the position.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing Lavronenko from controlling successfully.
Lavronenko looking to pass the guard.
Lavronenko controlling from the top position. #REF#
We're going to have a standup here because Ivan Lavronenko wasn't active enough for the referee's liking.
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Lavronenko sprawls well. Lavronenko wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Onizuka gets slowly back to his feet.#T8#
Lavronenko with a lazy takedown attempt #TD2#
and Onizuka counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Onizuka is trying to control the action in half guard but Lavronenko is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Lavronenko gets full guard.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Lavronenko keeps moving.
Lavronenko controlling Onizuka's posture.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Onizuka. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Onizuka slips nicely into half guard.#T9#
Lavronenko won't allow Onizuka to pass to mount.
Onizuka prevents Lavronenko from improving his position.
Onizuka wants to advance to full mount but Lavronenko doesn't think that's going to happen and regains full guard instead.
Onizuka trying to control but Lavronenko is working from the bottom.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Onizuka preventing the sweep.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that fourth round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!
#R5#
Lavronenko looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Onizuka is fending him off so far but Lavronenko persists. Nope, Onizuka circles away and we're back to standing.#TD#
Lavronenko gets a takedown into half guard.
Onizuka has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Lavronenko is working away from the top position though.
Lavronenko keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Onizuka wants to control but Lavronenko is keeping busy.
Onizuka is trying to get back to full guard.
Lavronenko moves into full mount! Onizuka won't be happy about that! #T1#
Lavronenko trying to control but Onizuka is having none of it.
Onizuka tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Onizuka is still trying to improve position.#SUB#
Lavronenko looking for a guillotine from mount but Onizuka is having none of it.
Lavronenko wants to take his opponent's back but Onizuka doesn't allow it. #T2#
Onizuka keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Lavronenko seems to be looking to move to his opponent's back but Onizuka is holding on tight.
Onizuka is squirming around, avoiding Lavronenko's attempts to control the action.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Lavronenko postures up.
Lavronenko controlling the pace for now. #T3#
Lavronenko can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Onizuka is looking to escape.
Onizuka tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Lavronenko avoids the attempt from Onizuka to control.
Lavronenko tries to control but Onizuka wriggling away.
Lavronenko content just to control the position here. #T4#
Onizuka keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Onizuka manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Onizuka tries to get to full guard but Lavronenko has control of the leg. #REF#
We're going to have a standup here because Ivan Lavronenko wasn't active enough for the referee's liking.#TD#
Lavronenko darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.#T5#
Lavronenko seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Onizuka does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Onizuka keeping control of the position.
Lavronenko wants to take a breather but Onizuka is having none of it.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.#REF#
The referee decides to stand the fighters back up, due to lack of activity on the part of Ivan Lavronenko.
Lavronenko misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.#T6#
Lavronenko with a poor takedown #TD2#
and Onizuka counters with a takedown into side control.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ivan Lavronenko. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Onizuka advances to mount.
Onizuka controlling from mount.
Onizuka wants to control the pace but Lavronenko is squirming around nicely. #T7#
Onizuka wants to take his opponent's back but Lavronenko doesn't allow it.
Onizuka trying to control but Lavronenko is having none of it.
Onizuka pushing the pace here, looking to move to his opponents back and work for a finish.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Lavronenko really trying hard to get back to half guard here. #T8#
Lavronenko regains half guard.
Lavronenko is pressing down on Onizuka's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Onizuka looking to pass the guard.
Onizuka won't allow Lavronenko to sweep him here. #SUB#
Lavronenko had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Onizuka defends it easily.#T9#
Onizuka pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Lavronenko is keeping the position for now. #SUB#
Lavronenko working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Onizuka doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Onizuka manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Onizuka pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Lavronenko is keeping the position for now.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Lavronenko keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.

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 Ivan Lavronenko.
I think Lavronenko 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 Chris Edwards scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight as a draw!
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight as a draw!

The fight ends as a draw!

Ivan Lavronenko retains his title. It's always disappointing when a championship fight ends as a draw but that's what happens when you leave the fight in the judges hands!

 

Event: HBGG 15: Mat Murderers     
Date:   Jan 03, 2014
#R1#
We've got one fighter who appears to only be looking to counter and the other not looking particularly aggressive either, so we could be in for a dull fight.
Onizuka tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Ivanov defends well and Onizuka ends up having to push Ivanov into the ropes where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Ivanov is working for takedown but Onizuka is calmly controlling the position for now.#TD2#
Onizuka pulls Ivanov into guard.
Onizuka looking to hit a scissor sweep but Ivanov is one step ahead there.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Onizuka is trying to keep Ivanov in close.
Ivanov trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Onizuka is on top in guard.
Ivanov is trying to hold Onizuka in close to prevent damage but Onizuka has managed to pass into half guard.
Onizuka wants to lay and pray for a moment but Ivanov keeps working. #T1#
Onizuka is thwarting Ivanov's attempts to control the position.
Ivanov is staying active underneath Onizuka, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Onizuka passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Ivanov!
Ivanov is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Ivanov is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at Don Frye's Fight Club, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Ivanov stops Onizuka from taking his back. Still, being mounted isn't any better. #T2#
Onizuka trying to control but Ivanov is having none of it.
Onizuka takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Ivanov wants to control but Onizuka is having none of it.
Onizuka looking to control but Ivanov is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Ivanov sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.#T3#
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Ivanov is staying active underneath Onizuka, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Onizuka seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Onizuka is looking to advance position but Ivanov won't allow it. #REF2#
The ref stands the fighters back up, due to lack of action by Shinichi Onizuka.
Ivanov fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Ivanov with a poor takedown #TD2#
and Onizuka counters with a single leg into guard. Ivanov didn't expect that.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Aleksey Ivanov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Ivanov keeps moving. #T4#
Onizuka is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long. #SUB#
Ivanov working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Onizuka doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Onizuka manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but Ivanov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #SUB#
Ivanov is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Onizuka is aware though and is defending well.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Onizuka trying to control but Ivanov is working from the bottom. #SUB#
Ivanov is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Onizuka defends well.#T5#
Onizuka stays in close to Ivanov's body and controls the position.
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.
Onizuka pushing down on Ivanov's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Onizuka with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Ivanov is refusing to be controlled, as Onizuka sits in half guard.
Ivanov is looking for a sweep. Onizuka is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Onizuka seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Ivanov does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back. #T6#
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Ivanov trying to control from the bottom.
Onizuka is keen to just control but Ivanov is a slippery customer.#REF2#
The ref stands the fighters back up, due to lack of action by Shinichi Onizuka.
No luck for Ivanov with that takedown attempt. #TD#
Onizuka tries to sprawl but Ivanov drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Onizuka wants to get back to full guard.
Onizuka gets back to full guard. #SUB2#
Onizuka throwing his legs up looking for a triangle. #T7#
Onizuka looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Ivanov wants to control from the top but Onizuka keeps moving.
Ivanov trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Onizuka looking to control.
Ivanov pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Onizuka is keeping the position for now.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing Ivanov from controlling successfully. #SUB2#
Ivanov avoids a guillotine attempt easily. #SUB2#
Onizuka is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Ivanov defends well.#T8#
Onizuka manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Ivanov manages to get himself to full guard.
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but Ivanov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #SUB#
Ivanov working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Onizuka doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Onizuka manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem. #SUB#
Ivanov has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Onizuka can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself. #T9#
Ivanov keeping full guard, as Onizuka tries to pass.
Ivanov trying to control the position.
Onizuka stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Ivanov swivels though and keeps the full guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ivanov working a defensive guard but Onizuka manages to pass into side control anyway.
Ivanov seems a little lost for a moment, as Onizuka dominates the positioning.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R2#
Onizuka shoots for a takedown but Ivanov saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Ivanov looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Onizuka is fending him off so far but Ivanov persists. Nope, Onizuka circles away and we're back to standing.
Onizuka displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Ivanov.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Nice sprawl there from Onizuka as Ivanov shoots in.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Aleksey Ivanov. That's going to take a lot out of him.#TD#
Ivanov looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Onizuka!#T1#
Ivanov trying to control the action but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Onizuka tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Ivanov wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Shinichi Onizuka has got the better of the ground game so far.
Ivanov trying to control the action but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Onizuka manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Well, if Onizuka is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Onizuka wants to lay and pray for a moment but Ivanov keeps working. #T2#
Onizuka working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Ivanov's thigh. Ivanov counters though and makes it back to full guard. #SUB#
Onizuka got a little sloppy there for a moment and Ivanov has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Onizuka has managed to get both his arms back between Ivanov's legs - danger averted.
Onizuka trying to control but Ivanov is working from the bottom.
Onizuka stopping the sweep attempt from Ivanov.
Onizuka trying to control but Ivanov is working from the bottom. #T3#
Ivanov not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Onizuka preventing the sweep.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Ivanov keeps moving. #REF2#
OK we're going to have a standup here. Shinichi Onizuka hasn't been effective enough on the ground and the referee wants a restart.
Ivanov looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Onizuka is fending him off so far but Ivanov persists. Nope, Onizuka circles away and we're back to standing.#TD#
Ivanov shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Onizuka napping and manages to drive through into side control!#T4#
Onizuka gives up the full mount - oops, sloppy defensive grappling there!
Onizuka is working to get back to half guard.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Ivanov pushes him away.
Onizuka is hanging on here. He's in a desperate position.
Onizuka is wriggling around trying to escape.
Onizuka regains half guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ivanov passes to side control. #T5#
Ivanov wants to lay and pray for a moment but Onizuka keeps working.
Onizuka wants to control but Ivanov postures up.
Ivanov is looking to take a break and control but Onizuka is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Onizuka is looking to reverse the position.#T6#
Ivanov trying to control the action but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Ivanov has knee on belly and now moves to full mount! Trouble for Onizuka!
Onizuka manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Ivanov is just content to waste time from the top position. Onizuka takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.
Ivanov looking to pass the guard. #T7#
Ivanov won't allow Onizuka to sweep him here.
Onizuka keeps trying to improve his position.
Onizuka is pulling down on Ivanov's head. It's preventing any offense from Ivanov, at least for the moment.
Onizuka trying to control the position.
Ivanov looking to sit in guard and control but Onizuka gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Onizuka trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet. #T8#
Ivanov keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully. #REF2#
The ref calls for a clean break and stands the fighters back up. Shinichi Onizuka wasn't active enough on the ground.
Ivanov looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Onizuka is fending him off so far but Ivanov persists. Nope, Onizuka circles away and we're back to standing.
Onizuka misses with a takedown attempt #TD#
and Ivanov counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Ivanov. #T9#
Ivanov controlling from the top position.
Ivanov wants to control from the top but Onizuka keeps moving. #SUB2#
Onizuka looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Ivanov stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Onizuka swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Ivanov trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ivanov is really struggling to control Onizuka but he's trying to hold on to the position.#REF#
Aleksey Ivanov has forced the referee to step in and bring the fight back to the feet.
Ivanov gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily #TD2#
and Onizuka counters with a takedown into side control.
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 Aleksey Ivanov will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!
#R3##TD#
Onizuka tries to sprawl but Ivanov drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Onizuka trying to control here.
Onizuka has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.
Ivanov trying to control the action but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Onizuka works his way to full guard. Good work.#SUB2#
Onizuka working for a triangle but Ivanov defends it easily.
Ivanov trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom. #T1#
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Onizuka is on top in guard.
Ivanov trying to keep a closed guard but Onizuka is proving a slippery customer.
Onizuka trying to control but Ivanov is working from the bottom. #SUB#
Onizuka avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Onizuka trying to control but Ivanov is working from the bottom. #T2##SUB#
Onizuka got a little sloppy there for a moment and Ivanov has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Onizuka has managed to get both his arms back between Ivanov's legs - danger averted.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Ivanov keeps moving.
Ivanov wants to sweep but no luck. #SUB#
Ivanov is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Onizuka is aware though and is defending well.#SUB#
Ivanov looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.#SUB#
Ivanov looking for a guillotine here but Onizuka defends easily. #T3#
Onizuka advances position into side control!
Onizuka wants to lay and pray for a moment but Ivanov keeps working.
Ivanov is looking to regain half guard here but Onizuka keeps moving and retains side control.
Onizuka trying to control the position but Ivanov is working away. #T4#
Ivanov tries to bench press Onizuka off him but Onizuka keeps the position.
Onizuka is staying tight to Ivanov's torso, preventing him from escaping. #SUB2#
Onizuka thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead. #SUB2#
Onizuka thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead. #T5##SUB2#
Onizuka is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Ivanov knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Ivanov is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Onizuka working away.#T6#
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Onizuka trying to control the position but Ivanov is working away.
A lull in the action here.
Ivanov is looking for a sweep.#SUB2#
Onizuka is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Ivanov is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Ivanov is looking to regain half guard here but Onizuka keeps moving and retains side control. #T7#
Onizuka wants to control but Ivanov is keeping him busy. #SUB2#
Onizuka thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Ivanov is looking for a sweep.
Onizuka is pausing for a moment. What's he doing? It looks like he's clearing his nose. Oh dude! He's shot a load of snot all down Ivanov's shoulder. That is not cool.
Ivanov is not content to let Onizuka control the position.
Onizuka might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Ivanov haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.#T8##REF2#
The ref stands the fighters back up, due to lack of action by Shinichi Onizuka.
Ivanov misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.#T9#
No luck for Ivanov with that takedown attempt.
Ivanov fails to land the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Aleksey Ivanov. That's going to take a lot out of him.#TD2#
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Onizuka was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!

And that's the end of the fight!
Shinichi Onizuka comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Onizuka 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 Steven Brown scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!

Shinichi Onizuka wins by unanimous decision!

A very excited looking Shinichi Onizuka made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.

 

Event: TWGC 2 (185lbs, D1): Montreal Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Dec 20, 2013

Coming up we have a middleweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Shinichi Onizuka and Kelsey Curtis. Onizuka comes to the cage accompanied by The Weeknd - Kiss Land. Kelsey Curtis acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.




185 cm
28 yrs
181 lbs



171 cm
31 yrs
155 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the middleweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Tokyo, with a TWGC record of 6 wins and 0 losses; Shinichi Onizuka! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Montreal, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Kelsey Curtis!
The judges for this bout are Ian Loll, Dillan Fox and Gregory Folan.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Curtis looks to clinch

and Onizuka counters with a nice double leg into side control. Curtis won't be happy with that.
Curtis tries to bench press Onizuka off him but Onizuka keeps the position.
Curtis is trying to control Onizuka's posture but Onizuka avoids it.

Onizuka looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Curtis is looking for a sweep.
Curtis wants to control but Onizuka postures up.
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.

Onizuka is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Curtis is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Curtis is not content to let Onizuka control the position.
Curtis is trying to improve his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Curtis manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!

Curtis seems to be working for a kimura but Onizuka defends the submission attempt.

Curtis is looking for a kimura but Onizuka is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Curtis to get the leverage.
Onizuka gets full guard.

Onizuka had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Curtis defends it easily.
Curtis trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Onizuka trying to control the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Onizuka is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Curtis defends well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Onizuka wants to sweep here but Curtis controlling him for the moment.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Curtis wants to control from the top but Onizuka keeps moving.

Onizuka is looking for a triangle but Curtis pushes his legs off easily.
Curtis passes Onizuka's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Curtis is trying to control. Onizuka wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

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

Curtis is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Onizuka sees it coming and defends easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka is trying to control but can't.
Curtis wants to lay and pray for a moment but Onizuka keeps working.
Onizuka wants to get back to full guard but Curtis has passed into side control.
Onizuka tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Curtis wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Onizuka struggling a bit here.

Curtis tries for a kimura but Onizuka is defending well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka manages to work his way to half guard, despite Curtis's best efforts.
Onizuka tries to roll over but Curtis keeps him under control.
Curtis wants to take a breather but Onizuka is having none of it.
Curtis tries to pass to full mount but Onizuka defends it.
Curtis seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Onizuka does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

Curtis is working for a submission of some sort.
Onizuka wants to control but Curtis is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's five minutes gone in the round.

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

Curtis is looking for a kimura but Onizuka is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Curtis to get the leverage.
Curtis is trying to control. Onizuka wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Curtis is thwarting Onizuka's attempts to control the position.
Onizuka is looking for a sweep. Curtis is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Curtis is keen to just control but Onizuka is a slippery customer.
Onizuka is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at Green Line, so we'll see if he gets out of it.

Curtis is working for a submission of some sort.

Onizuka with the active half guard here but Curtis passes nicely into side control.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka is looking for a sweep.
Onizuka is trying to work for a sweep but Curtis has mounted him!
Curtis trying to control but Onizuka is having none of it.
Onizuka is trying desperately to improve position.
Onizuka tries to lock up and control but Curtis gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.

Curtis has control of Onizuka's right arm, working for a kimura. It's a bit of a token attempt though and Onizuka regains control of the situation pretty easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Onizuka is trying desperately to improve position.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Curtis is trying to take his opponent's back.
Onizuka really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

Curtis looking to secure an arm triangle but Onizuka defends it well.
Onizuka is squirming around, avoiding Curtis's attempts to control the action.

Curtis jumps to the side looking to secure the arm triangle…. Ooooh, that looks tight… Onizuka is gargling but he's managed to escape! Nice work there by Onizuka and Curtis has given up the dominant position trying to land that submission.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.

Curtis is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Onizuka knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Onizuka is trying to get back to half guard.
Onizuka is not content to let Curtis control the position.
Onizuka gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Curtis prevents Onizuka from improving his position.

Curtis looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.

Curtis is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Curtis seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Onizuka does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Onizuka is positioning himself well to prevent Curtis advancing to mount.

Curtis is looking for a kimura here.
My spies in Hey Steve's Fight Shack inform me that Curtis has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Curtis stalling.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.

Curtis seems to be working for a kimura but Onizuka defends the submission attempt.
Onizuka trying to control from the bottom.

Curtis is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Onizuka defends it well.
Onizuka gets full guard.
Curtis engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Curtis won't allow Onizuka to sweep him here.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Curtis passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Onizuka regains half guard.

Onizuka looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Curtis is looking for a kimura here.
Onizuka wants to control but Curtis is keeping busy.

Curtis seems to be looking for submissions.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka is looking to control Curtis's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Onizuka avoid being mounted?

Onizuka looking for submissions off his back.
Onizuka is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Curtis is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Onizuka!
Onizuka stops Curtis from taking his back. Still, being mounted isn't any better.

Curtis is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Onizuka is surviving well by controlling Curtis's body position as best he can.
Onizuka really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Curtis looking to control but Onizuka is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Onizuka is trying to escape the mount.
Curtis tries to control but Onizuka wriggling away.
Curtis is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Onizuka regains half guard.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka is looking to control Curtis's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Onizuka avoid being mounted?

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

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

Onizuka is defending against the submission attempts here by Curtis.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Onizuka wants to control but Curtis is keeping busy.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Kelsey Curtis.
Well Curtis has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1 round of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.

Judge Ian Loll scores the fight for Kelsey Curtis!
Judge Dillan Fox scores the fight for Kelsey Curtis!
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight for Kelsey Curtis!

Kelsey Curtis wins by unanimous decision!

In his post fight interview, Kelsey Curtis started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.

 

Event: HBGG 13 - Atkinson vs Position     
Date:   Dec 08, 2013
#R1#
Gribov fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Onizuka avoids it really well and circles away.
Gribov misses with a takedown attempt - Onizuka sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Gribov shoots and misses #TD2#
and Onizuka decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Gribov's guard.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Sergey Gribov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Onizuka sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Onizuka works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Gribov is looking to improve his position.
Gribov trying to control but Onizuka postures up.
Onizuka moves nicely into side control. #T1#
Gribov prevents Onizuka from improving position.
Gribov struggling a bit here.
Gribov stops Onizuka from passing to mount.
Gribov struggling a bit here.
Gribov is looking for a sweep.#T2#
Onizuka wants to control but Gribov is keeping him busy.
Onizuka advances to full mount.
Onizuka tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Gribov is squirming around, avoiding Onizuka's attempts to control the action. #T3#
Gribov tries to hold on but Onizuka postures up.
Gribov is trying to escape the mount.
Onizuka content just to control the position here.
Gribov reaches up to try and control the position but Onizuka seems to have an arm triangle now! Uh oh! Gribov rolls and tries to escape and now Onizuka has his back!
Gribov is trying to break free. #T4#
Onizuka just keeping the dominant position. He can't wait too long though, otherwise the referee will stand them back up.
It looks like Onizuka might be adopting somewhat of a lay and pray gameplan here, which I'm sure won't go down too well with the paying fans in attendance... Or the ring announcers come to think of it.
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.
Gribov tries to roll but Onizuka sticks to his back.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.#SUB2#
Gribov is staying cool under pressure, defending well against the rear naked choke attempt from his opponent.
A lull in the action here. #T5##SUB2#
Gribov is displaying good submission defense - not really looking in danger of submitting to the rear naked choke at the moment. That could change in an instant of course if Onizuka gets his way! #SUB2#
Gribov fending off the submission attempt from Onizuka.
A lull in the action here.
I really don't envy Gribov right now. #T6##SUB2#
Onizuka working for a choke but Gribov is defending well. #SUB2#
Gribov defends a rear naked choke attempt by controlling one of Onizuka's arms.
Onizuka avoiding Gribov 's attempts to control his hands.
What can Gribov do to escape this position? He's going to have to figure it out pretty quick if he wants to stay in the fight!
Gribov is trying to break free. #T7#
Onizuka tries to keep control of the position but Gribov is staying busy.#SUB2#
Onizuka looking to break Gribov's wrist control so he can sink in the choke. Gribov remaining controlled and patient though - he really has to keep calm otherwise Onizuka will wrap this one up with the rear naked choke!
Onizuka has the hooks sunk in and you can see the will to fight slowly draining out of Gribov's body. #SUB2#
Onizuka looking for the choke but no joy. #SUB2#
Onizuka patiently working for the choke. Which fighter will keep their nerve here?#T8#
Gribov tries to roll but Onizuka sticks to his back.
The crowd hopeful of a finish here - Onizuka's supporters are on their feet, screaming for him to go for the rear naked choke. #SUB2#
Gribov is displaying good submission defense - not really looking in danger of submitting to the rear naked choke at the moment. That could change in an instant of course if Onizuka gets his way!
Gribov rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done. #SUB#
Gribov actively working from the bottom here.
Gribov wants to get back to full guard.#T9#
Gribov is not content to let Onizuka control the position.#SUB2#
Onizuka is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Gribov wants to control but Onizuka is keeping busy. #SUB2#
Onizuka is trying to work for a kimura but Gribov is defending well.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Onizuka is looking to take a break and control but Gribov is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shinichi Onizuka dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R2##TD#
Gribov closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Gribov is looking to take a break and control but Onizuka is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Onizuka is trying to get back to half guard.
Onizuka manages to get back to half guard.
Onizuka trying to control here.
Onizuka makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Onizuka.#SUB2#
Onizuka is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Gribov is aware though and is defending well.#T1#
Gribov trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Onizuka lands a beautiful switch and he's in full mount! That could spell trouble for Gribov!
Onizuka prevents Gribov from getting the reversal.
Gribov is squirming around, avoiding Onizuka's attempts to control the action.
Onizuka controlling from mount.
Gribov working to try and regain half guard. #T2#
Onizuka trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Gribov is controlling an arm, preventing Onizuka from taking his back. Although keeping him in mount is no better to be honest. #SUB2#
Onizuka is working on an americana here. Ooh, that looks pretty nasty! Nope, Gribov has managed to escape the submission attempt.
Onizuka trying to control but he's not successful this time. #T3#
Gribov tries to reverse the position but Onizuka maintains control.
Gribov sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Gribov wants to improve his position but Onizuka is controlling well.
Onizuka passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Gribov!
Gribov regains half guard.#T4#
Onizuka wants to take a breather but Gribov is having none of it.
Gribov won't allow Onizuka to pass to mount.
Gribov is trying is best to control the position here.
Gribov moves into full guard. #T5#
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but Gribov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Onizuka looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Onizuka trying to control but Gribov is working from the bottom. #REF2#
The ref stands the fighters back up. Shinichi Onizuka was stalling too much, according to the referee.
Gribov fails with the takedown#TD2#
and Onizuka counters with a takedown into side control. #T6#
Gribov manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Onizuka wants to improve his position but Gribov is controlling well.
Gribov wants to free his trapped foot but Onizuka is holding on for dear life with his legs. #SUB#
Onizuka is defending against the submission attempts here by Gribov.
Gribov with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Onizuka is trying to control but can't. #SUB#
Gribov seems to be working for a kimura but Onizuka defends the submission attempt.#T7#
Onizuka wants to control but Gribov is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Onizuka wants to get back to full guard.#SUB#
Gribov is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Onizuka defends it well. #SUB#
Gribov is trying to work for a kimura but Onizuka is defending well.
Onizuka wants to get back to full guard.
Onizuka is still trying to improve position.#T8#
Gribov is looking to take a break and control but Onizuka is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Gribov wants to free his trapped foot but Onizuka is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Onizuka desperately trying to maintain half guard.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Onizuka trying to control from the bottom.
Onizuka gets full guard.#T9#
Gribov looking to pass the guard.
Onizuka is trying to keep Gribov in close. #REF3#
Well, the referee has seen enough. Neither fighter is active enough on the ground so he's stood them back up.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Onizuka is defended easily by Gribov.#TD#
Gribov shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gribov looking to sit in guard and control but Onizuka gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Gribov tries to land a sweep but no joy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!
#R3#
Onizuka dives in and grabs Gribov's left leg, looking for a takedown. Gribov pushes down on Onizuka's head and hops out.#TD#
Onizuka gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Gribov to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Onizuka looking to control.
Onizuka can't keep his opponent in guard - Gribov advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount. #SUB#
Gribov seems to be looking for submissions.
Gribov prevents Onizuka from improving his position.
Gribov wants to control but Onizuka is keeping him busy. #T1##SUB2#
Onizuka looking for submissions off his back.
Onizuka is not content to let Gribov control the position.
Shinichi Onizuka has got the better of the ground game so far.
Onizuka gets full guard.
Onizuka is trying to control the position but Gribov postures up.
Gribov trying to control the position from guard on top but Onizuka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Onizuka looking to sweep here. No luck so far. #T2##SUB2#
Onizuka is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Gribov defends well.
Onizuka is trying to control the position but Gribov postures up. #SUB2#
Onizuka is looking for a triangle but Gribov pushes his legs off easily. #SUB2#
Onizuka working for a triangle but Gribov defends it easily.
Onizuka takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Gribov advances to half guard.
Onizuka wants to improve his position but Gribov is controlling well. #T3##SUB#
Gribov is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Onizuka sees it coming and defends easily.
Onizuka makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Onizuka.#SUB2#
Onizuka is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Onizuka keeping full guard, as Gribov tries to pass.
Onizuka trying to keep a closed guard but Gribov is proving a slippery customer.
Gribov slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.#T4##SUB#
Gribov is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Onizuka has escaped the position, nice work there.
Gribov gets to mount! Onizuka was on the offensive and wasn't defending properly.
Onizuka wants to control but Gribov is having none of it.
Onizuka is squirming around, avoiding Gribov's attempts to control the action. #T5#
Onizuka is working to get back to half guard.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Gribov pushes him away.
Gribov trying to control but he's not successful this time.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Gribov content just to control the position here.
Onizuka regains half guard.#T6##SUB#
Gribov is looking for a kimura but Onizuka is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Gribov to get the leverage.
Gribov trying to control the action but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Onizuka trying to control here. #SUB#
Gribov wants to work for an arm triangle but Onizuka is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Onizuka is trying to get back to full guard.#SUB#
Onizuka is defending against the submission attempts here by Gribov. #T7#
Gribov seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Onizuka does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Onizuka wants to control the action here but instead Gribov manages to pass to full mount!
Onizuka manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Onizuka is looking to improve his position. #SUB2#
Onizuka looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Onizuka moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.#T8#
Onizuka is trying to keep Gribov in close. #SUB2#
Onizuka is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Gribov is aware though and is defending well.
Onizuka wants to sweep but no luck.
Gribov trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Onizuka not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Gribov preventing the sweep.
Gribov passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Gribov wants to control but Onizuka is keeping him busy. #T9#
Onizuka is trying to control Gribov's posture but Gribov avoids it.
Gribov advances to mount.
Onizuka sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.#SUB#
Gribov is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Onizuka sees it coming and defends easily.
Gribov content to control rather than advance.

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 Sergey Gribov.
I think Onizuka 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 Donald Grub scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!
Judge William Gold scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!

Shinichi Onizuka wins by unanimous decision!

Shinichi Onizuka decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.

 

Event: HBGG 9 - Deschain v Holden     
Date:   Nov 16, 2013
#R1#
Onizuka shoots in but doesn't get the takedown #TD2#
and Ivanov counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
Onizuka is pulling down on Ivanov's head. It's preventing any offense from Ivanov, at least for the moment.
Ivanov sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Onizuka's guard.
Onizuka trying to hold on to Ivanov's head to control him but Ivanov postures up. #SUB2#
Ivanov is looking for a kimura but Onizuka is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Ivanov to get the leverage.
Onizuka trying to control from the bottom.
Ivanov prevents Onizuka from improving his position.#T1#
Ivanov is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.#SUB2#
Ivanov is working for a kimura but Onizuka is defending it quite comfortably. #SUB2#
Ivanov is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Onizuka has managed to free his arm - good work.
Ivanov prevents Onizuka from improving his position.#T2#
Onizuka trying to hold on to Ivanov's head to control him but Ivanov postures up.
Ivanov is trying to control the action in half guard but Onizuka is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Ivanov might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Onizuka haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.#SUB2#
Ivanov is trying to work for a kimura but Onizuka is defending well.
Ivanov is thwarting Onizuka's attempts to control the position.#SUB2#
Ivanov is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Onizuka sees it coming and defends easily.#T3#
Ivanov wants to pass to mount but Onizuka is defending the position. #SUB#
Onizuka looking for submissions off his back.#SUB2#
Ivanov is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Onizuka has managed to free his arm - good 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.
Onizuka tries to get to full guard but Ivanov has control of the leg. #SUB2#
Ivanov wants to work for an arm triangle but Onizuka is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Onizuka trying to control from the bottom. #T4#
Onizuka is trying to control but Ivanov passes into side control!
Onizuka wants to control but Ivanov postures up.#SUB2#
Ivanov wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Onizuka, who protects the arm well.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Onizuka is looking for a sweep.
Onizuka is not content to let Ivanov control the position.
Ivanov wants to take a breather but Onizuka manages to regain guard - a lesson learnt for Ivanov.
Ivanov is looking to pass into half guard but Onizuka pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Onizuka is in guard.#T5#
Ivanov keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Onizuka slips nicely into half guard.#SUB#
Onizuka is looking for submissions but instead, Ivanov has regained full guard.
Ivanov keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Ivanov is trying to control the position but Onizuka postures up. #T6#
Ivanov manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Onizuka manages to get himself to full guard.
Onizuka pulls Ivanov in close to prevent any damage.
Onizuka working a defensive guard here.
Ivanov trying to control the position from guard on top but Onizuka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #SUB#
Onizuka looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening. #T7#
Onizuka wants to hit a switch here but Ivanov passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Onizuka there! #SUB2#
Onizuka has left one of his arms exposed and Ivanov doesn't need a second invitation. He's isolated it and locked on a tight armbar. Onizuka screams and taps out, obviously in a lot of pain. Hopefully there isn't permanent damage to that arm.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 7:28 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Aleksey Ivanov!
An out of breath Aleksey Ivanov thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.

 

Event: HBGG: 5 - Wentz v Atkinson     
Date:   Oct 18, 2013
#R1#
Abieezer with a poor takedown
letting Onizuka counter with a right hand.
Abieezer tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Onizuka swivels and escapes.
Onizuka dives in and grabs Abieezer's left leg, looking for a takedown. Abieezer pushes down on Onizuka's head and hops out.
Abieezer misses with a takedown
and Onizuka counters with a nice uppercut.
Shinichi Onizuka has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Gideon Abieezer.
Onizuka doesn't succeed with the takedown#TD2#
and Abieezer counters with a nice double leg into side control. Onizuka won't be happy with that.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Onizuka gives up the full mount - oops, sloppy defensive grappling there!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Abieezer postures up.#T1#
Abieezer fails to take his opponent's back.
Onizuka is desperately trying to improve his position but Abieezer has a good base and remains in mount.#SUB2#
Abieezer wants to finish this one by submission but Onizuka is holding onto his waist, trying to prevent any attacks from Abieezer.
Onizuka just holding on.
Abieezer trying to control but Onizuka is having none of it.
Onizuka is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Onizuka's coaches at Lawson MMA (UK) have been working on his defensive grappling in preparation for this fight so let's see if he can get out of this tricky position.#T2#
Abieezer tries to control but Onizuka wriggling away.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Abieezer pushes him away.
Onizuka sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.#SUB2#
Abieezer is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Onizuka is trying to control but can't. #SUB#
Onizuka has hold of a guillotine but he's not going to be able to crank on it really with only half guard, so it's no trouble for Abieezer. Oh but Onizuka has got full guard now! Oh boy! This one could be over very soon! Abieezer goes limp - he's gone! Onizuka jumps up and celebrates with the crowd - fantastic submission finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Shinichi Onizuka!
A less than humble Shinichi Onizuka misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
Gideon Abieezer was interviewed post fight and said 'Thank you guys. Time to hang them up.'.

 

Event: HBGG 1: Hellacious Inception     
Date:   Sep 21, 2013
#R1#
Onizuka shoots and misses #TD#
and Lavronenko counters with a shoot takedown. Onizuka fights it but they end up in guard.
Lavronenko pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Onizuka is keeping the position for now.
Onizuka trying to keep a closed guard but Lavronenko is proving a slippery customer. #SUB2#
Onizuka looking for a guillotine here but Lavronenko defends easily.
Lavronenko wants to control from the top but Onizuka keeps moving.
Onizuka wants to sweep but no luck. #SUB2#
Onizuka looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening. #SUB2#
Onizuka has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Lavronenko can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Lavronenko showing good wrestling skills to control the position. #T1#
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing Lavronenko from controlling successfully.
Lavronenko is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Lavronenko won't allow Onizuka to sweep him here.
Lavronenko is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.#REF#
The ref stands the fighters back up because Ivan Lavronenko just wasn't active enough.
Onizuka has a takedown stuffed.
Lavronenko will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Onizuka looks for a takedown but Lavronenko sprawls well.
Ivan Lavronenko has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Shinichi Onizuka.
Nice sprawl there from Onizuka as Lavronenko shoots in.#T2#
Lavronenko stuffs the takedown.#TD#
Lavronenko looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Lavronenko controlling the pace.
Lavronenko trying to pass the guard but Onizuka defending well.
Lavronenko trying to control the action but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Onizuka is trying to get back to full guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Lavronenko with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Onizuka trying to get back to full guard but Lavronenko takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!#T3#
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Onizuka can't escape the position.
Onizuka stops Lavronenko from taking his back. Still, being mounted isn't any better.
Onizuka really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Lavronenko trying to control but Onizuka is having none of it.
Onizuka is in all sorts of trouble here.
Onizuka has worked his way to half guard, taking advantage of Lavronenko's lack of action.
Onizuka wants to control but Lavronenko is keeping busy and won't allow it. #SUB#
Onizuka is defending against the submission attempts here by Lavronenko.
Onizuka is refusing to be controlled, as Lavronenko sits in half guard. #T4#
Lavronenko is looking to advance position but Onizuka won't allow it.
Lavronenko performing his best blanket impression for a moment. #SUB#
Lavronenko is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Lavronenko prevents Onizuka from improving his position.
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.
Onizuka regains full guard. Nicely done.
Lavronenko won't allow Onizuka to sweep him here. #T5#
Onizuka is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Lavronenko won't allow Onizuka to pass to mount.
Lavronenko is staying active underneath Onizuka, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Onizuka wants to pass the guard but Lavronenko is defending well.
Lavronenko wants to improve his position but Onizuka is controlling well.
Lavronenko trying to control but Onizuka postures up.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Onizuka in particular looking to stall.
Onizuka looking to pass the half guard. Not this time. #T6#
Onizuka moves nicely into side control.
Lavronenko gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Onizuka is pressing down on Lavronenko's thigh, looking to free his foot. Lavronenko is holding on for now.
Lavronenko gets full guard.
Onizuka not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.#SUB#
Lavronenko working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Onizuka doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Onizuka manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Onizuka trying to control but Lavronenko is working from the bottom. #T7#
Onizuka wants to pass the guard but Lavronenko is keeping the position.
Lavronenko wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Lavronenko can't keep his opponent in guard - Onizuka advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount. #SUB2#
Onizuka is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Lavronenko is just riding it out for now. Onizuka eventually gives up the hold.
Onizuka is pressing down on Lavronenko's thigh, looking to free his foot. Lavronenko is holding on for now. #T8##SUB2#
Onizuka is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Lavronenko is just riding it out for now. Onizuka eventually gives up the hold.
Onizuka looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Onizuka trying to control the action but Lavronenko is working from the bottom.
Lavronenko wants to control but Onizuka is keeping busy. #T9#
Onizuka looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Onizuka works his foot free and advances to mount.
Onizuka takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Lavronenko manages to regain half guard. Good work.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.#SUB2#
Onizuka is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Lavronenko is just riding it out for now. Onizuka eventually gives up the hold.
Lavronenko won't allow Onizuka to pass to mount.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!
#R2#
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Lavronenko as he jumps to the side.
Onizuka stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Onizuka wants it to stay on the feet.#TD2#
Onizuka drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Onizuka being controlled here momentarily.
Onizuka is pushing down on Lavronenko's leg trying to pass to half guard. Lavronenko is fighting to maintain full guard but Onizuka has managed to sneak the leg through.
Onizuka wants to advance to full mount but Lavronenko doesn't think that's going to happen and regains full guard instead.
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but Lavronenko is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Onizuka stopping the sweep attempt from Lavronenko.
Lavronenko keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully. #T1#
Onizuka slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Lavronenko is not content to let Onizuka control the position.
Lavronenko wants to control but Onizuka postures up.
Lavronenko is not content to let Onizuka control the position.
Shinichi Onizuka has got the better of the ground game so far.#SUB2#
Onizuka is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Lavronenko knows the correct defense though, so he's OK. #T2#
Onizuka trying to control the position but Lavronenko is working away.
Onizuka working away.
Lavronenko tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Onizuka wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Onizuka working away.
Lavronenko sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Lavronenko wants to control but Onizuka is keeping busy.
Onizuka moves into full mount! Lavronenko won't be happy about that! #T3#
Onizuka trying to control but Lavronenko is having none of it.
Lavronenko is looking to improve his position but Onizuka isn't that keen on the idea.
Onizuka moves to his opponent's back but Lavronenko bucks him off and ends up in guard. A bit of a disaster there for Onizuka.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing Lavronenko from controlling successfully.
Onizuka manages to land a sweep and now he's in mount on top! #T4#
Lavronenko is trying to escape the mount.
Onizuka trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Onizuka tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position. #SUB2#
Onizuka is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Lavronenko is surviving well by controlling Onizuka's body position as best he can. #SUB2#
Onizuka is working on an americana here. Ooh, that looks pretty nasty! Nope, Lavronenko has managed to escape the submission attempt. #T5#
Onizuka wants to control the pace but Lavronenko is squirming around nicely.
Lavronenko is looking to get to half guard.
Onizuka trying to control but Lavronenko is having none of it.
Onizuka wants to take his opponent's back but Lavronenko doesn't allow it.
Lavronenko sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.#T6#
Lavronenko is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Onizuka keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Lavronenko is staying active underneath Onizuka, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Lavronenko tries to get to full guard but Onizuka has control of the leg.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Lavronenko gets back to full guard.
Onizuka trying to control but Lavronenko is working from the bottom.
Lavronenko looking to hit a scissor sweep but Onizuka is one step ahead there.
Onizuka trying to control but Lavronenko is working from the bottom. #T7#
Lavronenko looking to hit a scissor sweep but Onizuka is one step ahead there. #REF2#
The ref calls for a clean break and stands the fighters back up. Shinichi Onizuka wasn't active enough on the ground.
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Onizuka shoots in but doesn't get the takedown #TD#
and Lavronenko counters with a nice single leg takedown and he's in Onizuka's guard now.
Ivan Lavronenko has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Shinichi Onizuka.
Lavronenko wants to control from the top but Onizuka keeps moving.
Onizuka working a defensive guard here.
Lavronenko trying to control the position from guard on top but Onizuka is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #T8#
Onizuka is trying to control the position but Lavronenko postures up.
Lavronenko slips nicely into half guard.
Lavronenko looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Onizuka wants to improve his position but Lavronenko is controlling well. #SUB#
Onizuka is defending against the submission attempts here by Lavronenko.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Lavronenko prevents Onizuka from improving his position.#T9#
Lavronenko stalling.
Onizuka trying to control from the bottom.
Onizuka is pressing down on Lavronenko's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Onizuka is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Lavronenko is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Shinichi Onizuka will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!
#R3#
Onizuka tries for a takedown but Lavronenko sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Onizuka shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Lavronenko pinned against the ropes. Lavronenko gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Lavronenko as he avoids it easily.
Ivan Lavronenko has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Shinichi Onizuka.
Onizuka shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Lavronenko sprawls well. Lavronenko wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Onizuka gets slowly back to his feet.
Lavronenko fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.#TD#
Lavronenko gets a double leg takedown into Onizuka's guard.#SUB2#
Onizuka looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Onizuka takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.#SUB2#
Onizuka is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Lavronenko defends well.#T1#
Onizuka keeping full guard, as Lavronenko tries to pass. #SUB2#
Onizuka has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Lavronenko can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Lavronenko trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Lavronenko stands and throws Onizuka's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Lavronenko advances to mount.
Onizuka tries to lock up and control but Lavronenko gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.#T2#
Lavronenko content just to control the position here.
Onizuka keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Lavronenko is looking to work his way around to Onizuka's back. He needs to be careful though, as he's in danger of losing this dominant position.
Onizuka is in all sorts of trouble here.
Onizuka is still trying to improve position.
Onizuka is squirming around, avoiding Lavronenko's attempts to control the action.
Lavronenko mounts Onizuka! Really nice guard pass there! #T3#
Lavronenko looking to control but Onizuka is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Lavronenko postures up.
Lavronenko content just to control the position here.
Onizuka is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Lavronenko trying to control but he's not successful this time. #T4#
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Onizuka is in all sorts of trouble here.
Lavronenko trying to control but Onizuka is having none of it.
Lavronenko controlling the position easily from mount.
Lavronenko can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Onizuka is looking to escape.
Onizuka is in all sorts of trouble here. #T5#
Lavronenko takes Onizuka's back. Could be looking for a rear naked choke here - either way, Onizuka is in trouble.
Lavronenko just keeping the dominant position. He can't wait too long though, otherwise the referee will stand them back up.
Onizuka trying to control the action but Lavronenko just sinks the hooks in.
Onizuka is trying to break free.
Lavronenko trying to control.#T6#
Onizuka is really stuck here.
Onizuka is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.#SUB#
Onizuka is displaying good submission defense - not really looking in danger of submitting to the rear naked choke at the moment. That could change in an instant of course if Lavronenko gets his way!
Onizuka rolls, trying to escape but Lavronenko keeps control of the position.
Lavronenko tries to get the hooks in deep but Onizuka pushed the leg off.
Onizuka can't escape the position.
Lavronenko wants to control but Onizuka is keeping busy.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Onizuka is defending well here and trying to improve his position.
Onizuka trying to control the hands but Lavronenko breaks the grip.
Onizuka is trying to break free. #T7##SUB#
Onizuka defending nicely against the rear naked choke attempt.
You can see the frustration on Onizuka's face… He knows he is in trouble unless he improves his position sooner rather than later.
Onizuka trying to control but he's just got himself in more trouble.
Onizuka can't escape the position.
What can Onizuka do to escape this position? He's going to have to figure it out pretty quick if he wants to stay in the fight!
Lavronenko is trying to stick to Onizuka's back but Onizuka is turning into Lavronenko. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Lavronenko's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Onizuka.
Lavronenko controls Onizuka momentarily but Onizuka frees himself.
Onizuka stopping the sweep attempt from Lavronenko.#T8#
Onizuka passes Lavronenko's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Onizuka wants to lay and pray for a moment but Lavronenko keeps working. #SUB2#
Onizuka is working for a kimura from half guard. He's really concentrating on the hold and it's allowed Lavronenko to slip a leg under and get back to full guard.
Onizuka tries to free his leg and advance position but Lavronenko is retaining full guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Onizuka advances position into side control!
Lavronenko is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Onizuka's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.#T9##SUB2#
Onizuka is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Onizuka trying to control the action but Lavronenko is working from the bottom. #SUB2#
Onizuka is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Lavronenko is just riding it out for now. Onizuka eventually gives up the hold.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Lavronenko tries to get to full guard but Onizuka has control of the leg.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ivan Lavronenko showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Onizuka 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 Colin Fotheringham scores the fight for Ivan Lavronenko!
Judge William Gold scores the fight for Ivan Lavronenko!
Judge James Atkins scores the fight for Ivan Lavronenko!

Ivan Lavronenko wins by unanimous decision!

Ivan Lavronenko is the new super heavyweight champion!
A relieved looking Ivan Lavronenko thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.

 

Event: TWGC 1 (265+lbs, D1): Finals - Round 3     
Date:   Sep 14, 2013

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Shinichi Onizuka and Pentti Hirvonen. Onizuka's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Dirt Nasty - Pussy Too Hot. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Pentti Hirvonen enters the cage!




185 cm
27 yrs
181 lbs



185 cm
35 yrs
196 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Tokyo, with a TWGC record of 5 wins and 0 losses; Shinichi Onizuka! And in the blue corner, fighting out of St Petersburg, with a TWGC record of 5 wins and 0 losses; Pentti Hirvonen!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Colin Fotheringham and Steven Brown.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.

Hirvonen closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Onizuka quickly recovers to half guard.
Hirvonen is trying to control. Onizuka wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Onizuka is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Hirvonen is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Onizuka has managed to free his arm - good work.
Onizuka tries to roll over but Hirvonen keeps him under control.
Hirvonen tries to pass the half guard into mount. Onizuka knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Onizuka gets full guard.

Hirvonen drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Onizuka dives on top into guard.
Hirvonen keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Onizuka stopping the sweep attempt from Hirvonen.

Hirvonen is looking for a triangle but Onizuka pushes his legs off easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Hirvonen escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Onizuka gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Hirvonen keeps moving.
Hirvonen wants to sweep here but Onizuka controlling him for the moment.
Onizuka passes Hirvonen's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Hirvonen is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Onizuka's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Onizuka's back!
Onizuka manages to reverse the position and now he's in Hirvonen's guard. Nice work there by Onizuka.
Hirvonen keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.

Hirvonen escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Onizuka gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Onizuka pushing down on Hirvonen's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Hirvonen is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Onizuka pulls his head out easily.

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

Onizuka is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Onizuka is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Hirvonen!
Hirvonen is in all sorts of trouble here.
Hirvonen slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Onizuka tries to pass to full mount but Hirvonen defends it.
Onizuka prevents Hirvonen from improving his position.
Hirvonen is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Onizuka wants to lay and pray for a moment but Hirvonen keeps working.
Hirvonen is trying to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hirvonen has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Onizuka is working away from the top position though.

Onizuka wants to work for an arm triangle but Hirvonen is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Onizuka working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Hirvonen's thigh. Hirvonen counters though and makes it back to full guard.
Hirvonen managing to control the position.

Hirvonen is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Onizuka stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Hirvonen swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Onizuka drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Onizuka jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hirvonen wants to sweep here but Onizuka controlling him for the moment.

Hirvonen looking for a guillotine here but Onizuka defends easily.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Hirvonen keeps moving.
Onizuka is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.

Hirvonen has his foot on Onizuka's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Onizuka works his way back into a safe position though.
Hirvonen working a defensive guard but Onizuka manages to pass into side control anyway.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
Hirvonen is being controlled here.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Hirvonen is looking for a sweep.
Hirvonen struggling a bit here.
Hirvonen is not content to let Onizuka control the position.
Hirvonen is looking for a sweep.
Hirvonen regains half guard.
Onizuka trying to control the action but Hirvonen is working from the bottom.
Hirvonen is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Onizuka is looking to take a break and control but Hirvonen is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Onizuka works his foot free and advances to mount.
Hirvonen keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka tries to control but Hirvonen wriggling away.
Onizuka prevents Hirvonen from getting the reversal.
Hirvonen slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Hirvonen tries to roll over but Onizuka keeps him under control.
Onizuka passes the guard and advances to mount!
Hirvonen is trying desperately to improve position.
Onizuka sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Hirvonen tries to get back to half guard but can't.

Hirvonen tries to improve his position but Onizuka has taken his back! Onizuka has a choke - it's sunk in pretty tight... Will Hirvonen tap? No... maybe... yes! He's tapped! Onizuka pushes Hirvonen away and gets up to celebrate with his corner!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 7:34 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Shinichi Onizuka!
Shinichi Onizuka decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.

 

Event: TWGC 1 (265+lbs, D1): Finals - Round 2     
Date:   Sep 13, 2013

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Slopey Smith and Shinichi Onizuka. Smith comes to the cage accompanied by Jawga Boyz - Rollin Like A Redneck. Onizuka has chosen Kurupt ft. TK Beatz - Outta Tha Country as his entrance music. Slopey Smith is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.




184 cm
32 yrs
185 lbs



185 cm
27 yrs
181 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 0 losses; Slopey Smith! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Tokyo, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 0 losses; Shinichi Onizuka!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, James Glass and Paul Tew.


The fighters bow as they face eachother in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Onizuka shoots in for a double leg but Smith sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Onizuka gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily

and Smith counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Onizuka!
Onizuka tries to improve position but can't.

Smith tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Smith has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Smith tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Onizuka is looking for a sweep.
Onizuka gets back to half guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Onizuka wants to improve his position but Smith is controlling well.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Smith is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Onizuka wants to get back to full guard but Smith has mounted him!

Smith looking for an armbar but decides to keep the dominant position instead.
Onizuka is trying to escape the mount.
Smith looking to control and managing it successfully.
Onizuka sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Smith prevents Onizuka from improving his position.

Onizuka actively working from the bottom here.
Smith wants to control but Onizuka is keeping him busy.
Onizuka won't allow Smith to pass to mount.

Onizuka looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Smith wants to free his trapped foot but Onizuka is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Onizuka is looking for a sweep. Smith is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka trying to keep hold of his opponent's head but Smith manages to pass to mount!

Smith looking to secure an arm triangle but Onizuka defends it well.
Onizuka can't escape the position.
Onizuka holds on, trying desperately to control.
Onizuka tries to reverse the position but Smith maintains control.
Smith wants to control the pace but Onizuka is squirming around nicely.
Onizuka can't escape the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Smith wants to control the pace but Onizuka is squirming around nicely.
Onizuka wants to control but Smith is having none of it.
Smith is trying to take his opponent's back.
Smith tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Onizuka is looking to get to half guard.

Smith goes for an armbar but he's fallen flat on his backside there and now Onizuka is on top in guard.

Smith is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Onizuka defends well.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Smith keeping full guard, as Onizuka tries to pass.
Onizuka sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Smith trying to keep a closed guard but Onizuka is proving a slippery customer.
Onizuka trying to control but Smith is working from the bottom.

Smith throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Smith is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka trying to control but Smith is working from the bottom.
Onizuka postures up.
Onizuka tries to free his leg and advance position but Smith is retaining full guard.
Onizuka is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Smith not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Smith keeps moving.
Onizuka stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Smith swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Smith escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Onizuka gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.

Smith escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Onizuka gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Smith keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.

Onizuka got a little sloppy there for a moment and Smith has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Onizuka has managed to get both his arms back between Smith's legs - danger averted.

Smith working for a triangle but Onizuka defends it easily.
Onizuka pushing down on Smith's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.

Onizuka seems to be looking for submissions.
Smith manages to get to full guard.
Onizuka trying to control but Smith is working from the bottom.
Smith keeping full guard, as Onizuka tries to pass.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Smith is trying to control the position but Onizuka postures up.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Smith keeps moving.
Onizuka sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Smith's guard.
Onizuka wants to take a breather but Smith is having none of it.
Onizuka passes to side control.

Onizuka is trying to get an arm triangle but Smith is defending well.
Smith regains half guard.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka prevents Smith from improving his position.

Smith looking for submissions off his back.
Smith wants to improve his position but Onizuka is controlling well.
Onizuka has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Onizuka takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.

Onizuka working to secure an arm triangle but it's not happening for him just yet.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Smith is squirming around, avoiding Onizuka's attempts to control the action.
Smith working to try and regain half guard.

Onizuka looking for a guillotine from mount but Smith is having none of it.
Onizuka controlling the pace for now.
Smith has given up his back. Will we see Onizuka going for some submissions?

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Smith trying to control the hands but Onizuka breaks the grip.
Smith tries to escape the position.

Onizuka looking for the RNC.

Onizuka is looking for the choke from the back position but Smith is controlling his hands well.
Smith tries to break free.

Onizuka has his opponent's back and is working for the choke.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Smith is really stuck here.
Onizuka is looking cool and calm here, just waiting for a good opportunity to attack and finish the fight from this dominant position.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.

Onizuka patiently working for the choke. Which fighter will keep their nerve here?
Smith is defending well here and trying to improve his position.
Smith breaks Onizuka's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
Onizuka is trying to keep Smith in close.
Smith trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom.

Onizuka looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.

Onizuka looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Onizuka can't keep his opponent in guard - Smith advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.

Smith is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Smith trying to mount his opponent but Onizuka defends it.
Onizuka tries to get to full guard but Smith has control of the leg.
Smith trying to pass the guard but Onizuka defending well.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Onizuka is pressing down on Smith's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Shinichi Onizuka.
Well Onizuka has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1 round of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.

Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!
Judge James Glass scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!

Shinichi Onizuka wins by unanimous decision!

 

Event: TWGC 1 (265+lbs, D1): Finals - Round 1     
Date:   Sep 12, 2013

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Mario Betoli and Shinichi Onizuka. Betoli comes to the cage accompanied by Mario theme. Onizuka is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Kurupt ft. TK Beatz - Outta Tha Country. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




195 cm
39 yrs
282 lbs



185 cm
27 yrs
181 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 0 losses; Mario Betoli! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Tokyo, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 0 losses; Shinichi Onizuka!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Chris Edwards and William Gold.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Betoli shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Betoli misses with a takedown attempt

and Onizuka counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Onizuka.
Betoli seems keen to control Onizuka's posture.
Betoli is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Betoli keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Betoli is trying to keep Onizuka in close.
Betoli keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Betoli is trying to keep Onizuka in close.
Onizuka controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Betoli looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Betoli is working hard here to advance position.
Onizuka slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Onizuka wants to lay and pray for a moment but Betoli keeps working.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Betoli struggling a bit here.
Betoli manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Onizuka is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Betoli's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Betoli's back!
Onizuka controlling well, preventing Betoli from escaping the position.
Betoli trying to control the position but Onizuka manages to sink in the hooks.
Onizuka is hanging on to Betoli's back as he tries to escape.
Onizuka has good solid back control here.
Onizuka avoiding Betoli 's attempts to control his hands.
Betoli can't escape the position.
Betoli trying to control the position but Onizuka manages to sink in the hooks.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
Will Onizuka go for the finish here or will he try and keep control of the position?

Onizuka is working for the choke. It looks like he might have got it... has he...? Yes! Betoli is tapping out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Shinichi Onizuka!

 

Event: TWGC 1 (265+lbs, D1): Los Angeles Qualifier - Round 3     
Date:   Sep 04, 2013

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Shinichi Onizuka and Raphael Nero. Onizuka's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Kurupt ft. TK Beatz - Outta Tha Country. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




185 cm
27 yrs
181 lbs



186 cm
27 yrs
174 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Tokyo, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 0 losses; Shinichi Onizuka! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 0 losses; Raphael Nero!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Onizuka misses with a takedown

and Nero counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Nero trying to control from half guard but Onizuka is working away.
Nero stalling.
Nero prevents Onizuka from improving his position.
Onizuka trying to hold on to Nero's head to control him but Nero postures up.
Nero trying to pass the guard but Onizuka defending well.
Onizuka wants to get back to full guard.

Nero is looking for a kimura here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nero is keen to just control but Onizuka is a slippery customer.
Onizuka wants to improve his position but Nero is controlling well.
Nero is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Onizuka tries to get to full guard but Nero has control of the leg.
Nero trying to pass the guard but Onizuka defending well.

Onizuka looking to force a kimura from the bottom here. He's concentrating on that move too much though and Nero pushes past his half guard into mount!
Nero tries to control but Onizuka wriggling away.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Nero postures up.
Onizuka is desperately trying to improve his position but Nero has a good base and remains in mount.
Nero takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Nero pushes him away.

The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Nero looking to secure an arm triangle but Onizuka defends it well.
Onizuka regains half guard.
Onizuka trying to control from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Onizuka looking for submissions off his back.
Onizuka wants to control but Nero passes into side.
Nero is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Onizuka will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.
Nero working away.
Onizuka is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Onizuka is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Onizuka wants to get back to full guard but Nero has mounted him!
Nero manages to capitalize on a mistake by Onizuka to take his back!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka controlling Nero 's hands.
Onizuka rolls, trying to escape but Nero keeps control of the position.
Good control from Nero.
Nero has the hooks in. Onizuka is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.

Nero looking for the RNC.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nero has the hooks in. Onizuka is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.

Nero looking to break Onizuka's wrist control so he can sink in the choke. Onizuka remaining controlled and patient though - he really has to keep calm otherwise Nero will wrap this one up with the rear naked choke!
Nero controlling well, preventing Onizuka from escaping the position.
Onizuka is working hard here to advance position.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Nero keeps control of the position easily here as Onizuka tries to buck him off.
Onizuka rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.

Nero is looking for a kimura but Onizuka is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Nero to get the leverage.
Onizuka wants to improve his position but Nero is controlling well.
Onizuka trying to control here.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka moves into full guard.

Onizuka is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Nero is aware though and is defending well.
Onizuka is trying to control the position but Nero postures up.
Onizuka pulls Nero in close to prevent any damage.
Onizuka wants to sweep but no luck.
Nero trying to control but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Nero wants to pass the guard but Onizuka is keeping the position.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Onizuka looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Nero passes into half guard.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Onizuka tries to regain full guard. Instead though, Nero has advanced to mount. Uh oh.
Onizuka is in all sorts of trouble here.
Onizuka tries to hold on but Nero pushes him away.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka is in all sorts of trouble here.
Onizuka slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Onizuka is looking for a sweep. Nero is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Nero wants to take a breather but Onizuka is having none of it.
Onizuka wants to control but Nero is keeping busy.
Onizuka is staying active underneath Nero, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

Onizuka looking for a kimura from the bottom but Nero passes into side control!
Nero wants to control but Onizuka is keeping him busy.

Nero tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Nero has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Onizuka is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.

Onizuka looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Nero is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Onizuka sees it coming and defends easily.
Nero is keen to just control but Onizuka is a slippery customer.
Onizuka is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Onizuka moves into full guard.
Onizuka controls Nero momentarily but Nero frees himself.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.

Onizuka has his foot on Nero's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Nero works his way back into a safe position though.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing Nero from controlling successfully.
Onizuka pulls Nero in close to prevent any damage.
Nero is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Onizuka has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Nero has passed into side control.
Onizuka tries to buck Nero off but Nero is having none of it.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Nero controls the position from side control.
Onizuka tries to get back to half guard but can't.
You can see the frustration on Onizuka's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Onizuka gets back to half guard.
Onizuka is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Nero in particular looking to stall.

Nero is trying to work for a kimura but Onizuka is defending well.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.

Nero is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Onizuka has managed to free his arm - good work.
Onizuka trying to hold on to Nero's head to control him but Nero postures up.
Onizuka wants to get back to full guard.
Nero trying to pass the guard but Onizuka defending well.
Onizuka is pressing down on Nero's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

Onizuka is looking for a triangle but Nero pushes his legs off easily.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.

Onizuka is looking to cinch up a triangle. Nero throws the leg off to one side though and gets in tight to Onizuka's body to avoid the submission. Onizuka has instead reached around Nero's neck and now has a guillotine! Oh, this is biiiig trouble! Onizuka arches his back and squeezes and forces the tap from his hapless opponent.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 13:20 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Shinichi Onizuka!

 

Event: TWGC 1 (265+lbs, D1): Los Angeles Qualifier - Round 2     
Date:   Sep 03, 2013

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Melekh David and Shinichi Onizuka. Onizuka has chosen Kurupt ft. TK Beatz - Outta Tha Country as his entrance music. Shinichi Onizuka acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.




170 cm
28 yrs
149 lbs



185 cm
27 yrs
181 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 0 losses; Melekh David! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Tokyo, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 0 losses; Shinichi Onizuka!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Percy O'Donnell.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
Onizuka fails with the takedown

and David counters with a nice single leg takedown and he's in Onizuka's guard now.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing David from controlling successfully.
Onizuka looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.

Onizuka looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Onizuka trying to control the position.
David is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
David wants to control from the top but Onizuka keeps moving.

David avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
David engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

That's one minute gone in the round.
David has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Onizuka trying to control the position.
David works a leg free and moves into half guard.
David wants to take a breather but Onizuka is having none of it.
Onizuka works his way to full guard. Good work.
Onizuka working a defensive guard here.
Onizuka keeping moving, preventing David from controlling successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Onizuka manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. David manages to get himself to full guard.
David pulls Onizuka in close to prevent any damage.
Onizuka wants to pass the guard but David is keeping the position.
Onizuka trying to control but David is working from the bottom.
David can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Onizuka controls the pace.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but David is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
David tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Onizuka wants to pass the guard but David is keeping the position.
David trying to control the position.
Onizuka pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. David is keeping the position for now.
Onizuka is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Onizuka's corner is telling him to maintain position.
David keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka looking to pass the guard.
David is trying to control the position from the bottom.
David is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
David is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Onizuka wants to pass the guard but David is keeping the position.
Onizuka trying to control but David is working from the bottom.

Onizuka drops back, looking for a kneebar! David looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. David looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from David!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but David wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
David trying to control the action but Onizuka is working from the bottom.
Onizuka is looking to regain half guard here but David keeps moving and retains side control.
David is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
Onizuka tries to improve position but can't.
David tries to move to mount but Onizuka blocks the move with his legs.
A lull in the action here.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka trying to control but David flips him over like a cheap hooker and has his back!
Onizuka tries to escape but David has the hooks in and won't let him break free.
Onizuka keeps trying to improve his position.
David trying to secure his dominant position for a moment - making sure Onizuka doesn't escape.
David is looking to control Onizuka but Onizuka is wriggling around and keeping busy.
David not allowing Onizuka to control his hands.
David controlling from the back.
Onizuka is in bad spot here.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka is keeping busy.
Good control from David.
You can see the frustration on Onizuka's face… He knows he is in trouble unless he improves his position sooner rather than later.
Onizuka trying to control the position but David manages to sink in the hooks.
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.
David struggling to keep hold of the position.
Onizuka tries to break free.
Onizuka trying to control but not successfully.
So, who will make the next big move? In this position it could be crucial.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.

David looking for the choke but no joy.
Onizuka wants to control his opponent's hands but David gets his hands free.
Onizuka staying busy and making it hard for David to control.
David is controlling his opponent, waiting for an opportunity to finish.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Onizuka is in bad spot here.
So, who will make the next big move? In this position it could be crucial.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
David is not going to allow Onizuka to sit and survive in this position.
David trying desperately to keep hold of the dominant position.
Onizuka tries to roll but David sticks to his back.
Onizuka trying to control but he's just got himself in more trouble.
David doesn't have the hooks in and Onizuka manages to turn into his guard.
David pulls Onizuka in close to prevent any damage.
David keeping full guard, as Onizuka tries to pass.
Onizuka trying to control but David is working from the bottom.
David might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Onizuka slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
David keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Onizuka preventing the sweep.
David working a defensive guard here.
Onizuka wants to pass the guard but David is keeping the position.
Onizuka not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
David looking to control.
David looking to hit a scissor sweep but Onizuka is one step ahead there.
Onizuka trying to control but David is working from the bottom.
Onizuka tries to free his leg and advance position but David is retaining full guard.

David is looking for a triangle but Onizuka pushes his legs off easily.
Onizuka looking to pass the guard.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka trying to control but David is working from the bottom.
Onizuka is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
David is trying to control the position from the bottom.
David wants to sweep here but Onizuka controlling him for the moment.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but David keeps moving.
Onizuka sitting in guard here, content to control.
Onizuka tries to free his leg and advance position but David is retaining full guard.

Onizuka drops back looking for a leg! David is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and David manages to kick Onizuka off! Onizuka jumps back into David's guard.
Onizuka engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Onizuka trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but David keeps moving.
Onizuka passes David's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Onizuka trying to mount his opponent but David defends it.

Onizuka is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, David has managed to free his arm - good work.
David moves into full guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
David wants to sweep here but Onizuka controlling him for the moment.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Shinichi Onizuka.
Well Onizuka has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1 round of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.

Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!

Shinichi Onizuka wins by unanimous decision!

 

Event: TWGC 1 (265+lbs, D1): Los Angeles Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Sep 02, 2013

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Justin Bieber and Shinichi Onizuka. Onizuka has chosen Kurupt ft. TK Beatz - Outta Tha Country as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




178 cm
30 yrs
186 lbs



185 cm
27 yrs
181 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of New York, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Justin Bieber! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Tokyo, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Shinichi Onizuka!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Percy O'Donnell.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
Onizuka shoots for a double leg takedown but Bieber sprawls well. He's pushed Onizuka's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Onizuka misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.

Onizuka drives through with a takedown into guard.

Bieber working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Onizuka doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Onizuka manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Bieber looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Bieber keeping full guard, as Onizuka tries to pass.
Onizuka trying to control the position from guard on top but Bieber is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Onizuka pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Bieber is keeping the position for now.
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.
Bieber looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Onizuka looking to pass the guard.
Onizuka stands and throws Bieber's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Bieber is trying to improve his position.
Onizuka wants to control but Bieber is keeping him busy.
Bieber can't do much from the bottom here.
Bieber is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Onizuka is looking to take a break and control but Bieber is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bieber can't do much from the bottom here.
Bieber tries to bench press Onizuka off him but Onizuka keeps the position.
Bieber is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Onizuka's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Bieber wants to improve his position but Onizuka is controlling well.
Bieber is refusing to be controlled, as Onizuka sits in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bieber is looking for a sweep. Onizuka is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Onizuka has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Bieber stops Onizuka from taking his back. Still, being mounted isn't any better.
Onizuka can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Bieber is looking to escape.
Bieber wants to hold on but Onizuka pushes him away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bieber slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Bieber is trying is best to control the position here.
Onizuka has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Onizuka avoids the attempt from Bieber to control.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Onizuka is working on an americana here. Ooh, that looks pretty nasty! Nope, Bieber has managed to escape the submission attempt.
Bieber really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka trying to control but Bieber is having none of it.
Onizuka takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Onizuka avoids the attempt from Bieber to control.
Onizuka tries to control but Bieber wriggling away.
Onizuka fails to take his opponent's back.
Onizuka tries to control but Bieber wriggling away.
Bieber sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Onizuka wants to free his trapped foot but Bieber is holding on for dear life with his legs.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Bieber wants to improve his position but Onizuka is controlling well.
Bieber is trying to maintain the position but Onizuka is very close to passing his half guard.
Onizuka trying to control the action but Bieber is working from the bottom.
Bieber is holding on to half guard well.
Bieber is trying to maintain the position but Onizuka is very close to passing his half guard.
Onizuka is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Onizuka is keen to just control but Bieber is a slippery customer.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Bieber has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Onizuka is working away from the top position though.
Onizuka not doing much here.
Onizuka wants to pass to mount but Bieber is defending the position.
Onizuka wants to take a breather but Bieber is having none of it.
Bieber trying to control but Onizuka postures up.
Bieber regains full guard. Nicely done.
Bieber pulls Onizuka in close to his closed guard and prevents Onizuka from doing any damage or advancing position.
Onizuka passes Bieber's right leg, so he's now in half guard.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Bieber wants to control but Onizuka is keeping busy.
Onizuka trying to control from half guard but Bieber is working away.
Bieber is looking to improve his position.
Still in half guard, Onizuka seems content to control.
Onizuka wants to take a breather but Bieber is having none of it.
Bieber is trying to control but can't.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Bieber slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bieber keeping moving, preventing Onizuka from controlling successfully.
Onizuka postures up.
Onizuka stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Bieber swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Bieber wants to sweep but no luck.
Onizuka trying to control but Bieber is working from the bottom.
Onizuka controlling from the top position.
Onizuka passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Onizuka is looking to take a break and control but Bieber is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Bieber tries to bench press Onizuka off him but Onizuka keeps the position.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Bieber prevents Onizuka from improving position.
Bieber is not content to let Onizuka control the position.
Onizuka in side control, just content to control the action for now.
Onizuka trying to control the position but Bieber is working away.
Bieber holds on tight, trying to prevent any damage.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka advances nicely into full mount.
Onizuka is looking to work his way around to Bieber's back. He needs to be careful though, as he's in danger of losing this dominant position.
Bieber is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Bieber is looking to get to half guard.
Onizuka tries to control but Bieber wriggling away.
Onizuka controlling the position easily from mount.
Onizuka trying to control but he's not successful this time.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.

Onizuka is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Bieber is surviving well by controlling Onizuka's body position as best he can.
Bieber regains half guard.
Bieber wants to get back to full guard.

Onizuka is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Bieber is pressing down on Onizuka's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Bieber looking for a guillotine here but Onizuka defends easily.
Onizuka stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Bieber swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka slips nicely into half guard.
Onizuka wants to free his trapped foot but Bieber is holding on for dear life with his legs.

Bieber looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Bieber slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Onizuka trying to control but Bieber is working from the bottom.
Onizuka wants to pass the guard but Bieber is keeping the position.
Bieber can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Onizuka controls the pace.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Onizuka wants to control from the top but Bieber keeps moving.
Bieber lands a beautiful switch and he's in full mount! That could spell trouble for Onizuka!
Onizuka wants to control but Bieber is having none of it.
Onizuka is working to get back to half guard.
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 fight!
Shinichi Onizuka comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Onizuka has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1 round of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.

Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight for Shinichi Onizuka!

Shinichi Onizuka wins by unanimous decision!

 

Event: RFC 20: Eeeee Redeemerarena Ay     
Date:   May 18, 2013
#R1#
Onizuka slips a jab and a cross from Barnett.
Barnett moves forwards but Onizuka connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Onizuka stuns Barnett with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Onizuka shoots in for a double leg but Barnett sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Onizuka misses with a hook to the body #TD#
and Barnett counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Onizuka trying to control from the bottom.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Barnett not doing much here.
Barnett looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Onizuka with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Barnett passes to full mount!
Barnett cracks Onizuka with a nasty head shot there - the crowd let out an audible gasp there, as the noise reverberated around the arena.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Barnett fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!
Onizuka tries to reverse the position but Barnett maintains control.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
Barnett landing strikes from the mount and Onizuka is in trouble! #T1#
Onizuka tries to hold on but Barnett postures up.
Onizuka is looking to get to half guard.
Barnett looking to finish Onizuka with some ground and pound. This is bad for Onizuka!
Barnett has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Barnett lands a nice shot to the head.
Onizuka regains half guard.
Onizuka wants to get back to full guard.#SUB2#
Onizuka looking for submissions off his back.
Barnett seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime. #SUB#
Barnett is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Barnett landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent. #T2##SU2#
Onizuka kicks off Barnett and gets to his feet.
Onizuka throws a hook but Barnett avoids it easily.
Barnett shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Barnett uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Onizuka.
The fight stays on the outside here - Barnett looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Onizuka dives in and grabs Barnett's left leg, looking for a takedown. Barnett pushes down on Onizuka's head and hops out.
Onizuka has a takedown stuffed.
Buddy Barnett has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Shinichi Onizuka.
Barnett digs a good body shot into Onizuka's ribs.
Barnett works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Onizuka blocks a jab.
Barnett dives in and grabs Onizuka's left leg, looking for a takedown. Onizuka pushes down on Barnett's head and hops out.
Onizuka throws the left hand but Barnett avoids the punch easily.
Onizuka keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Barnett swings and misses with a hook to the body. #T3#
Barnett scores with a leg kick.
Onizuka connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Barnett's hands.
Onizuka jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Onizuka stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Onizuka wants it to stay on the feet.
Onizuka displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Barnett throws out the jab.
Onizuka keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Onizuka ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Onizuka avoids the head kick by Barnett.
Barnett throws a hook to the side of Onizuka's head but Onizuka sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Onizuka feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Barnetts jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Barnett throws an overhand right that lands on Onizuka's shoulder, as Onizuka tries to avoid the shot.
A decent looking cross lands there for Onizuka.
Barnett throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Onizuka paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Onizuka.
Barnett throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Onizuka connects with a good right hand that stumbles Barnett. Barnett circles away out of range and recomposes himself.#T4#
Barnett displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Onizuka throws out the jab.
Barnett misses with a two punch combination.
Onizuka works over Barnett's head and body with a nice combination.#ROC2#
Barnett is rocked!
Onizuka bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Barnett's head.
Oh Barnett is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Onizuka circles away before darting back in with a big straight right hand. It connects beautifully and sends Barnett tumbling to the canvas! He's out cold! Onizuka wins by KO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:19 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Shinichi Onizuka!
Shinichi Onizuka took some time post fight to say the following; ' I don't have nothing to say but fuck this fuck that at this point and time, so.'.

 

Event: FFC - Double Title Terror     
Date:   Mar 03, 2013
#R1#
Onizuka lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Grupe is looking to clinch but Onizuka is avoiding it.
Onizuka avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Grupe scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Onizuka bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Onizuka with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Grupe to score with a decent uppercut.#CUT2#
It looks like Eikichi Onizuka has been cut.
Grupe takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A cross from Grupe lands.
Onizuka throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Grupe tries to clinch but Onizuka moves out of range.
Onizuka takes a swing at Grupe's ribcage but misses.
Grupe drops Onizuka with a straight left! Oh this is bad for Onizuka! Grupe dives in and starts dropping bombs - the referee has no choice but to step in and save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:39 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Norbert Grupe!
Norbert Grupe opened up his post fight interview with a scream to camera that he wants a title shot! Whether he deserves the shot will be up to the management of the organization, so I guess he'll have to wait and see.

 

Event: CCF 90: Jones vs. Mongtong     
Date:   Jan 20, 2013
#R1#
Dobbs connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Dobbs misses with a right hand
and God counters with a nice leg kick.
God rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Dobbs moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
A cross from Dobbs lands.
Dobbs fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
God jabs away that one connects to the head of his opponent.
Dobbs is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by God. #TD2#
Dobbs drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into 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!
Dobbs controlling from the top position.
God looking for a sweep. Not yet God, not yet.
God working a defensive guard here. #T1#
God manages to land a sweep and now he's in mount on top!
God in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.
God looking to control but Dobbs is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
God controlling from mount.
Dobbs is wriggling around trying to escape. #T2#
Dobbs tries to hold on but God pushes him away.
Dobbs is trying to escape the mount.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Dobbs is not a happy chappy… he wants out of there.
God is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Dobbs can't stay in a position like this for much longer.
God content just to control the position here.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
BOOM! God connects with a massive shot to the dome!
God sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
God landing strikes from the mount.
God content just to control the position here. #T3#
God wants to control the pace but Dobbs is squirming around nicely.
God avoids the attempt from Dobbs to control.
God lands a nice shot to the head.
God wants to control the pace but Dobbs is squirming around nicely.
Dobbs is working to get back to half guard.
Dobbs is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Dobbs gets back to half guard.#T4#
God uses his free foot to push down on Dobbs's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for Dobbs.
God working the ground and pound effectively.
Dobbs tries to reverse the position but God maintains control.
God raining down hammerfists from mount.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
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!
God punishing his opponent with strikes.
God controlling the pace for now.
Dobbs sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
God trying to control the action but Dobbs is working from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gully God dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
God moves out of range of the strikes.
God throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Dobbs.
God misses with a looping right.
Dobbs connects with a good right hand that stumbles God. God circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Dobbs keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
God connects with an inside leg kick.
A lazy left from Dobbs finds it's target.
Good shot there by Dobbs.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Dobbs.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nice straight punches there by Dobbs. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Dobbs.
God throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Dobbs on the side of the head. #T1#
Dobbs takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Murdock Dobbs seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
God throws a hook to the side of Dobbs's head but Dobbs sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Nice body punch from Dobbs.
God misses with a wild body shot.
Murdock Dobbs seems to be getting the better of the standup.
God ducks right into an uppercut from Dobbs.
God just misses with a punch to the body.
Decent striking displayed by God there.
God throws a low kick but Dobbs avoids it.
God throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Nice jab there from Dobbs.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Dobbs is defended easily by God.#T2#
Dobbs blocks a jab.
Gully God is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
God throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Dobbs moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
God dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Dobbs. That did some damage!
A big left from Dobbs misses.
God uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Dobbs.
Dobbs might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Dobbs shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. God defends it nicely.
Gully God has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Murdock Dobbs.
God slips a jab from Dobbs.#T3#
Dobbs swings away with a leg kick that misses.
God throws a jab when Dobbs was well out of range.
Dobbs steps to the side to avoid the strikes from God.
God connects with a nice looking jab.
God steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Dobbs.
A nice combination there by Dobbs.
Dobbs throws a looping overhand right but God ducks down to avoid it.
Dobbs misses with an uppercut.
God moves out of range as Dobbs strikes.
Dobbs scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
God takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A combination from God does no damage. #T4#
Dobbs looks to land a left hand but God moved out of range nicely.
Dobbs ducks down and throws a hook to the body but God moves away.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Dobbs tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but God was well out of range. Poor timing from Dobbs.
God staying out of range there.
Dobbs looks to land a left hand but God moved out of range nicely.
Dobbs connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed God momentarily.
A good leg kick by Dobbs.
Dobbs cracks a nice hook into God's ribs.
Dobbs throws a leg kick
and God counters with a nice body shot.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
God thows a left - swing and a miss!
Dobbs tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but God was well out of range. Poor timing from Dobbs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Murdock Dobbs showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! God's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R3#
Dobbs looks to land a combination. God sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.#CUT2#
It looks like Gully God has been cut.
Dobbs throws a leg kick but God sees it coming and moves out of range.
Dobbs lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
God thows a body shot but no joy.
Dobbs throws a big shot that misses.
A good leg kick by God.
God moves out of range as Dobbs strikes.
God jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Dobbs takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Dobbs misses with a telegraphed body shot
and God counters with a stiff right hand.
God tries to work over Dobbs's front leg with a kick but Dobbs checks it.
Dobbs misses with a looping left.#T1#
God moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Dobbs throws a hook but God blocks it.
Good shot there by Dobbs.
God throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Dobbs uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from God.
God takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Dobbs scores with a jab to the head.
Dobbs throws a shot from downtown. God moves away and avoids it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Dobbs. God does a little dance to reset his feet.
Dobbs swinging wildly here.
God throws out a loose jab but Dobbs uses good head movement to avoid it. #T2#
Sloppy strikes from God. Those never looked like landing.
God keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Dobbs shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Dobbs jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Dobbs lands with a nice body punch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
God wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Dobbs lands a jab to the nose.
Dobbs misses with a body shot.
Dobbs throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nice uppercut lands for Dobbs. That snapped God's head back. #T3#
God throws a right and a left that both miss.
God keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Dobbs shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with God but God pushes him off and we're back to square one.
God has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Dobbs.
A shot to the liver by God. Beautiful body shot.
God chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Dobbs digs a good body shot into God's ribs.
God staying out of range there.
God cracks the inside of Dobbs's front leg.
Dobbs tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but God was well out of range. Poor timing from Dobbs.#T4#
Dobbs looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
God throws a leg kick which misses Dobbs's front leg but catches the back leg as Dobbs tries to avoid it.
God sizes up Dobbs with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle. #CUT#
It looks like Murdock Dobbs has been cut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Dobbs misses with an uppercut.
God misses with a wild combination.
God scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
God lets loose with a powerful body kick. Dobbs will feel that in the morning.
Dobbs moves forwards but God connects with a nice, crisp jab.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Dobbs misses with a hook.
Dobbs ducks down and throws a hook to the body but God moves away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Gully God did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R4#
Dobbs throws an uppercut from half a mile away. God sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Dobbs swings and misses with a shot to the body
and God counters with a big head kick but Dobbs shrugs it off.
God cracks Dobbs with a good jab.
Dobbs scores with a nice right hand.
God stuffs the takedown attempt from Dobbs. Dobbs gets slowly back to his feet.
Dobbs lands a jab to the head.
Dobbs bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Dobbs shoots for a double leg takedown but God sprawls well. He's pushed Dobbs's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Dobbs misses the shot to the body.
Dobbs's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Dobbs swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Sloppy strikes from God. Those never looked like landing. #T1#
God connects with a leg kick. Dobbs looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Dobbs fakes high and swings low for a body shot but God manages to avoid it.
God lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Dobbs misses with a body shot.
A shot to the liver by Dobbs. Beautiful body shot.
A big right from Dobbs misses.
God connects with a solid leg kick.
Dobbs's corner calls for a 1-2. Dobbs obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Dobbs is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by God.
Nice defenses there by God.
God keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Gully God has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Murdock Dobbs.
Dobbs is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.#T2#
A big right from God misses.
God scores with a decent looking 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!
God misses with a straight left.
God looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
God throws a good cross that connects. #ROC#
Dobbs is rocked!
God throws an overhand right that lands on Dobbs's shoulder, as Dobbs tries to avoid the shot.
Dobbs is still on wobbly legs! Can God finish him?
Dobbs throws a poor cross that misses
and God scores with a counter punch that sends Dobbs to the canvas! God smells blood - he's punishing Dobbs with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Dobbs has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:40 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Gully God!
Gully God retains his middleweight title!
Our winner, Gully God, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.

 

Event: GP 53     
Date:   Dec 09, 2012
#R1#
Morgan ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Morgan throws a quick inside leg kick.
Diaz throws a body punch but Morgan moves out of range.
Morgan looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Morgan throws a push kick but Diaz slaps the foot to one side.
Morgan jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Some bone on bone action there as Diaz checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Morgan lands a nice looking kick to the body. Diaz takes a step back to recover.
Diaz takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Morgan slips a jab from Diaz.
Morgan jabs Diaz to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Morgan fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Morgan avoids the body shot from Diaz.
Morgan gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
James Morgan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Morgan takes one to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Morgan moves out of range of the strikes.
Morgan moves out of range as Diaz strikes.
Diaz looks to throw the jab but Morgan is out of range.
The fight stays on the outside here - Morgan looks like he's thinking about clinching though.#T1#
Diaz misses with an uppercut. Morgan saw that one coming.
Diaz misses with a body kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Diaz misses the target.
Morgan throws a body kick that misses.
Morgan lands a jab to the head.
Diaz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Morgan was well out of range. Poor timing from Diaz.
Morgan steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Diaz.
Morgan throws a one two combo. #TD2#
Diaz shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Morgan's guard.
Diaz stays in close to Morgan's body and controls the position.
Diaz forces his way into half guard.#SU2#
Diaz postures up and decides to stand up, from the half guard. The ref calls for Morgan to stand up. #T2#
This has been an exciting period of action!
Morgan fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Diaz has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Morgan bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Diaz will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Diaz walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Morgan.
Diaz's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Morgan connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Diaz scrambles back to his feet.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Diaz crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Morgan - the referee stops the clock and Diaz gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Morgan. Diaz manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Morgan lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Morgan connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Diaz's hands.
Morgan thows a left - swing and a miss!
A lazy left from Morgan finds it's target.
Diaz throws a low kick, looking for Morgan's leg but Morgan calmly moves out of range.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Diaz. #TD2#
Diaz fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Morgan sprawls well initially but Diaz persists and gets the takedown into half guard. #T3##SUB2#
Diaz wants to work for an arm triangle but Morgan is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Diaz wants to pass the guard but Morgan is defending well.
Diaz is controlling the pace. #SUB2#
Diaz is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg. #T4#
Morgan is holding on to half guard well.
Morgan wants to control but Diaz passes into side.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Diaz throws a strike aimed at the side of Morgan's head but Morgan avoids it well.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Nick Diaz will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R2#
Diaz looks to throw the jab but Morgan is out of range.
Morgan throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Diaz looks to score with a jab to the body but Morgan is just out of range.
Morgan is looking to score with low kicks.
Diaz cracks a nice hook into Morgan's ribs.#TD2#
Diaz bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.#SUB2#
Diaz looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything. #SUB2#
Diaz tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Diaz has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought! #SUB2#
Diaz tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Diaz has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought! #T1#
Diaz sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Morgan is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position. #SUB2#
Diaz wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Morgan, who protects the arm well. #T2#
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Morgan trying to remain calm as Diaz controls from the top position.#SUB2#
Diaz is trying to get an arm triangle but Morgan is defending well.
A lull in the action here as Diaz stalls from top position.
Diaz tries to move to mount but Morgan blocks the move with his legs. #T3#
Diaz creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Morgan sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike. #SUB2#
Diaz tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Morgan stops Diaz from passing to mount. #T4#
Diaz working the ground and pound but Morgan is defending the strikes.
Morgan is looking to reverse the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nick Diaz 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! This is the final round!
#R3#
Diaz misses with a few strikes there.
Morgan digs a good hook to Diaz's body.
Morgan misses with a combination
and Diaz counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Diaz moves out of range of the body kick from Morgan.
The fighters circling - Diaz throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
James Morgan is winning the standup battle so far.
Morgan comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.#CL2#
Diaz clinches.
Morgan tries to land knees in the clinch but Diaz avoids the damage to the body.
Diaz trying to control the position but instead, Morgan has worked for underhooks and has pushed Diaz into the cage.
Diaz is trying to break the clinch but Morgan has him pressed against the cage.
Morgan tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Diaz is trying to break free.
Morgan pushes off an throws an elbow but Diaz leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Morgan tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Morgan lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Diaz blocks an elbow strike.#T1#
Morgan crunches a lovely knee into Diaz's ribcage.
Morgan misses with a short punch on the inside.
Diaz wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Diaz tries to throw a body punch but Morgan avoids it by throwing Diaz back against the cage.
Diaz is looking for a takedown.#BC#
Morgan's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Diaz misses with a body shot.
Diaz with a nice cross.
A lazy left from Diaz finds it's target.
Diaz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Morgan moves away.
Morgan connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Diaz momentarily.
Morgan jabs Diaz to the body, keeping him at a distance.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A jab from Morgan misses.
Morgan throws a jab but it's blocked by Diaz.
Diaz gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Morgan throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Diaz looks to land a left hand but Morgan moved out of range nicely.
Diaz misses with a low kick. #T2#
Nice cross by Diaz.
Morgan scores with a leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Morgan. Diaz does a little dance to reset his feet.
Diaz misses with a double jab.
Diaz moves out of range of the leg kick from Morgan.
Morgan throws a wild body kick that Diaz sees coming a mile off.
Diaz looks to land a right hand but Morgan moved out of range.
Diaz fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Diaz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Morgan.
Diaz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Morgan manages to avoid it.
Diaz misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Morgan.
Diaz moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Morgan.
Morgan uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Diaz.
Diaz throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Diaz goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Morgan pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Nick Diaz is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.#T3#
Diaz misses with a low kick as Morgan jumps back.
Morgan misses with a low kick.
Diaz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Morgan manages to avoid it.
James Morgan is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Diaz misses with a hook. Morgan ducked under it nicely.
Morgan thuds his shin into the meat of Diaz's side.
Diaz blocks a jab.
A swing and a miss from Diaz.
Diaz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Diaz avoids a kick to the body.
Morgan lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Diaz swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Diaz pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Morgan uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diaz.
Morgan with a nice cross.
Diaz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Morgan moves away.
Morgan takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Diaz wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Diaz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Morgan was well out of range. Poor timing from Diaz.#T4#
Morgan tries to land a front kick but Diaz steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Diaz clobbers Morgan with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Diaz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Diaz lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Morgan circles away quickly and effectively.
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!
Diaz takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Diaz takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Morgan staying out of range there.
Morgan pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A looping hook to the body misses from Morgan. Diaz does a little dance to reset his feet.
James Morgan has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A big left from Diaz misses.
Morgan staying out of range there.
Morgan pushes Diaz away with a front kick.
A solid body kick from Morgan.
Diaz throws a hook to the side of Morgan's head but Morgan sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Morgan throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Diaz misses the jab.
Diaz has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Morgan.
Morgan looks to score with a jab to the body but Diaz is just out of range.
Morgan lands with a nice body punch.

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 James Morgan.
I think Diaz 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 Sergei Dronov scores the fight 28:29
Judge Vladimir Khabensky scores the fight 28:29
Judge Fedor Mirinova scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Nick Diaz!

Nick Diaz took to the mic in his post fight interview and said 'I think smoking pot is good for mixed martial artists. It’s a new day and age, this is, uh, the year … Fuck year is it? I don’t know, because I’ve been training and smoking pot like I should, instead of paying attention to other bullshit, which I don’t do.'.

 

Event: U 21 Playoffs Rd1     
Date:   Nov 28, 2012
#R1#
Diaz's corner calls for a 1-2. Diaz obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Morgan tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in the close the distance. Diaz manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Morgan gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Morgan fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Morgan, as that shot connected.
Diaz throws a shot from downtown. Morgan moves away and avoids it.
Diaz misses with a body shot.
Diaz misses with a looping left.
Diaz takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Donk. Morgan catches Diaz right on the button with a cross.
Morgan lands with a thumping leg kick.
Morgan dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Diaz. That did some damage!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Morgan scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Morgan tries to land a front kick but Diaz steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Diaz digs a good body shot into Morgan's ribs.
Morgan ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Diaz moves away.
Morgan is looking to clinch.
Diaz lands with a shot to the body.
Morgan tries to clinch there but Diaz circles away.
Morgan throws a wild body kick that Diaz sees coming a mile off.
Diaz keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot. #T1##TD#
Diaz fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Morgan to the ground. Diaz is now in Morgan's guard.
Diaz trying to control but Morgan is working from the bottom.
Diaz trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet. #SUB#
Diaz thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Diaz trying to control the position from guard on top but Morgan is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Diaz passes Morgan's right leg, so he's now in half guard. #T2#
Diaz performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Diaz uses his free foot to push down on Morgan's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for Morgan.
Morgan really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Diaz. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.#SUB#
Diaz working for a submission but Morgan is keeping him at bay.
Diaz pushing the pace here, looking to move to his opponents back and work for a finish. #T3##SU#
Diaz is standing up, even though he is in mount.
Diaz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Morgan was well out of range. Poor timing from Diaz.
Diaz uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Morgan.
Diaz throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Morgan pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Morgan lands a glancing blow to the side of Diaz's head.
Jab by Diaz.
Morgan tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Diaz works Morgan's body with a nice hook.
Diaz ducks under a wild hook from Morgan.#T4#
Morgan avoids a kick to the body.
Diaz tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Morgan was well out of range. Poor timing from Diaz.
Diaz just misses with a punch to the body.
Diaz moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
The fighters circling - Diaz throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Morgan keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Diaz.
Diaz misses with a hook. Morgan ducked under it nicely.
Diaz connects with a right hand. Morgan shakes it off.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Morgan - that will leave a mark!
Diaz misses with a body shot.
Morgan swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Morgan wants to clinch.
Morgan just misses with a punch to the body.
James Morgan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Morgan throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
A shot to the liver by Diaz. Beautiful body shot.
Diaz misses the shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nick Diaz dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
Diaz ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Diaz.#KD#
Diaz drops Morgan with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Morgan looks back up at him and smiles so Diaz waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed. #ROC#
Morgan 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!
Morgan ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Morgan is still on wobbly legs! Can Diaz finish him?
Morgan gets clipped by a big right hand and goes down spinning to the canvas! Diaz gets the back mount and begins to drop bombs on his rocked foe! Morgan is too out of it to defend against the strikes and the referee jumps in to save him from the beatdown!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:17 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Nick Diaz!
Nick Diaz looked relieved post fight as he said the following; 'I think smoking pot is good for mixed martial artists. It’s a new day and age, this is, uh, the year … Fuck year is it? I don’t know, because I’ve been training and smoking pot like I should, instead of paying attention to other bullshit, which I don’t do.'.

 

Event: Valhalla 10: St. Petersburg     
Date:   Nov 03, 2012
#R1#
Delon circles away from the clinch attempt#TD#
and Delon decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Diaz's guard.
Delon trying to control the position from guard on top but Diaz is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #SUB2#
Diaz looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar. #SUB2#
Delon is posturing up here but Diaz has hold of an arm and he's gone for an armbar! Delon tries to roll out but it's too tight and Delon has to tap! Slick submission there by Diaz!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:42 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Nick Diaz!
Post fight, Nick Diaz took to the microphone: 'I think smoking pot is good for mixed martial artists. It’s a new day and age, this is, uh, the year … Fuck year is it? I don’t know, because I’ve been training and smoking pot like I should, instead of paying attention to other bullshit, which I don’t do.'.

 

Event: GFC105/TBA     
Date:   Sep 22, 2012
#R1#
Diaz lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Diaz stuns Pinto with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Pinto shoots in looking for a takedown but Diaz manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Pinto's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Diaz listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Pinto is trying hard to land a takedown here. Diaz sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Diaz cracks a nice hook into Pinto's ribs.
Pinto has his takedown stuffed
and Diaz counters with a straight right hand.
Nick Diaz has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Antonio Pinto Pinto.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Diaz scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Pinto takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Diaz is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Pinto has a takedown stuffed.
A left lands for Diaz.
Diaz is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Diaz stuffs the takedown attempt from Pinto. Pinto gets slowly back to his feet. #T1#
Diaz throws a hook to the side of Pinto's head but Pinto sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Pinto swinging wildly here.
Diaz lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Pinto has a takedown stuffed.#KD#
Oooh a lovely combination from Diaz sends Pinto down but not out. Diaz dives into side control looking to finish. #ROC#
Pinto is rocked!#CUT#
It looks like Antonio Pinto Pinto has been cut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Pinto manages to get back to half guard.
Diaz wants to take a breather but Pinto is having none of it.
Pinto works his way to full guard. Good work.
Pinto looking for a sweep. Not yet Pinto, not yet.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Diaz stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Pinto swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Diaz will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.#T2##SUB2#
Pinto looking for subs off his back but Diaz has passed one foot through into half guard.
Pinto is refusing to be controlled, as Diaz sits in half guard.
Pinto wants to get back to full guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Diaz is trying to control. Pinto wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Diaz looking to pass the half guard. Not this time. #SUB#
Diaz is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Pinto sees it coming and defends easily.
Pinto is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though. #T3#
Pinto moves into full guard.
Diaz is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Diaz wants to control from the top but Pinto keeps moving.
Diaz passes Pinto's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Diaz content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Diaz has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Pinto tries to get back to half guard but can't. #T4#
Pinto gets back to half guard.#SUB#
Pinto is defending against the submission attempts here by Diaz. #SUB2#
Pinto looking for submissions from an awkward position here.#SUB2#
Pinto actively working from the bottom here.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Diaz uses his free foot to push down on Pinto's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for Pinto.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Diaz prevents Pinto from getting the reversal.
Diaz looking to control and managing it successfully.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nick Diaz dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Antonio Pinto Pinto's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.
#R2#
Pinto gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Diaz throws a shot to the body.
Pinto fails with the takedown.
Pinto shoots in but no luck this time.
Diaz cracks Pinto with a right hand to the side of the head.
Pinto takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Diaz stuffs the takedown.
Nick Diaz has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Antonio Pinto Pinto.
Pinto walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Antonio Pinto Pinto seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diaz avoids the clinch attempt nicely. #T1#
Diaz shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Pinto eats them both and turns towards Diaz to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Antonio Pinto Pinto is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Diaz tests Pinto's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Nick Diaz is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.#TD2#
Pinto scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground. #SUB2#
Pinto is trying to work for a kimura but Diaz is defending well.
Diaz trying to control from the bottom. #SUB2#
Pinto is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Diaz is just riding it out for now. Pinto eventually gives up the hold.
Diaz trying to hold on to Pinto's head to control him but Pinto postures up. #T2##SUB#
Diaz is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Pinto pulls his head out easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Diaz trying to hold on to Pinto's head to control him but Pinto postures up.
Diaz is looking for a sweep. Pinto is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Diaz is trying to control but can't.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
Diaz is in a bad position, trying to hold on for dear life but he is really struggling to maintain any sort of control.#REF#
The ref stands the fighters back up because Nick Diaz just wasn't active enough.
Diaz scores with a nice head shot.
Diaz throws an ugly left hook that misses #TD2#
and Pinto counters with a nice double leg into half guard. #SUB2#
Pinto is working for a kimura but Diaz is defending it quite comfortably. #SUB#
Diaz is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Pinto pulls his head out easily. #T3##SUB#
Diaz looking for submissions off his back.
Diaz is trying to get back to full guard.
Pinto has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount. #SUB2#
Pinto is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Diaz is surviving well by controlling Pinto's body position as best he can.
Pinto avoids the attempt from Diaz to control.
Diaz tries to reverse the position but Pinto maintains control.#T4#
Diaz sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Diaz trying to hold on to Pinto's head to control him but Pinto postures up. #SUB2#
Pinto is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game. #SUB#
Diaz looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.#SUB2#
Pinto is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Diaz doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Pinto.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Pinto missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nick Diaz dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Antonio Pinto Pinto'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. This is the final round!
#R3#
Diaz stuffs the takedown attempt from Pinto. Pinto gets slowly back to his feet.
Diaz scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Horrible takedown by Pinto or perhaps it was just good defense by Diaz which made him look bad.
Pinto gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Diaz bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Pinto's head backwards.
Pinto shoots in looking for a takedown but Diaz manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Pinto's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Nick Diaz has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Antonio Pinto Pinto.
Diaz stuffs the takedown.
Pinto takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Diaz throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Pinto on the side of the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pinto throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Diaz's waist but Diaz gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Pinto off to one side. #T1#
Pinto shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Diaz sprawls well. Diaz wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Pinto gets slowly back to his feet.
Diaz digs a good hook to Pinto's body.
Nice takedown defense from Diaz. No joy for Pinto on that attempt.
Diaz connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Diaz throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Pinto gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Diaz counters with a nice uppercut.
Nice body punch from Diaz.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diaz ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Jab, jab by Diaz - just one landing.
Pinto is still on wobbly legs! Can Diaz finish him?#T2#
Diaz lands the left hand.
Diaz cracks Pinto with a nasty uppercut that draws ooohs from the crowd and sends Pinto tumbling backwards onto the mat. He tries to recover but Diaz pounces and lands a hail of unanswered strikes that forces the referee to step in to end the fight! Pinto is not happy but he gave the referee no choice!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:13 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Nick Diaz!
Nick Diaz made sure to give a little speech post fight, saying 'I think smoking pot is good for mixed martial artists. It’s a new day and age, this is, uh, the year … Fuck year is it? I don’t know, because I’ve been training and smoking pot like I should, instead of paying attention to other bullshit, which I don’t do.'.

 

Event: GFC101/Ramos vs Liljedahl III     
Date:   Sep 01, 2012
#R1#
Reles ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Diaz moves away.
Reles tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Diaz was well out of range. Poor timing from Reles.
Reles misses with a wild body shot.
No joy there for Reles, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Reles lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Diaz loads up on a big right hand but Reles slips the punch.
Diaz slips a jab and a cross from Reles.
Diaz connects with a crisp jab.
Reles throws the left hand but Diaz avoids the punch easily.
Diaz ducks under a wild hook from Reles.
Reles rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Diaz moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Reles lands a lovely overhand right.
Diaz jabs Reles right on the nose. Reles blinks but takes it well.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Reles throws a jab but it's blocked by Diaz. #T1#
Reles misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Diaz.
Reles throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Reles uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diaz.
Abe Reles seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Reles misses with a straight right.
Jab, jab by Reles - just one landing.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Reles.
Diaz lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Reles lands with a cross.
Reles digs a good hook to Diaz's body.
Reles misses the shot to the body.
Diaz getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Diaz uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Reles. #T2#
Diaz misses the shot to the body.
Reles misses with a series of wild punches.
Reles misses with a wild body shot.
Reles is looking to wear down Diaz with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Diaz takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Reles swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Reles wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Diaz's corner calls for a 1-2. Diaz obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Reles scores with a decent looking hook.
Diaz thows a body shot but no joy.
Diaz defending well as Reles loads up on a big left hand.
Diaz takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK. #T3#
A slow jab from Reles misses its intended target.
Reles throws a hook but Diaz blocks it.
Diaz moves out of range as Reles strikes.
Diaz avoids the body shot from Reles.
Diaz lunges at Reles with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Reles's hand.
Diaz lands a really nice looking cross but Reles seems unphased.
A big right from Reles misses.
Diaz scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Diaz lands an overhand right.
Reles throws a right hand that misses
and Diaz counters with a nice body shot.
The fighters circling - Reles throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Diaz has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.#T4#
Reles tries to bum rush Diaz with a series of wild strikes but Diaz uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Diaz avoids a punch combination nicely.
Reles jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A lazy left from Reles finds it's target.
Reles throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
A jab lands there for Reles.
Reles misses with a body shot.
Diaz throws a lazy right hand but Reles sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Diaz throws a shot from downtown. Reles moves away and avoids it.
Reles moves out of range as Diaz strikes.
Reles throws a big shot that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Abe Reles dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Nick Diaz's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2#
Diaz takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Reles fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Diaz looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
The fighters circling - Reles throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Reles missing with a left hand there. Diaz was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Reles misses with a straight right.
Diaz avoids the body shot from Reles.
Diaz lands a slapping body shot.
Diaz thows a body shot but no joy.
Reles thows a body shot but no joy.
Nice takedown defense from Diaz. No joy for Reles on that attempt.
Diaz throws the left hand but Reles avoids the punch easily.
Reles just misses with a punch to the body. #T1#
Diaz lands the left hand.
Diaz takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Reles fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Diaz manages to avoid it.
Reles throws a left and a right that both miss
and Diaz counters with a nice body shot.
Reles takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Diaz misses with a right hand
and Reles cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A big right from Reles misses.
Reles walks into a stiff left hand from Diaz.
Diaz uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Reles.
Reles fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Diaz manages to avoid it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Diaz moves away from the strike by Reles.
Diaz thuds a left hand into Reles's body.#T2#
Reles thows a body shot but no joy.
Reles displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Diaz throws out the jab.
Reles looks to throw the jab but Diaz is out of range.
Reles swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Diaz lands with a right hand.
Reles scores with a crisp jab that stopped Diaz in his tracks.
Reles throws a hook but Diaz blocks it.
Reles throws a lazy uppercut
and Diaz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Diaz avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Reles misses with a straight right.
Diaz ducks under a wild hook from Reles.#T3#
Reles uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diaz.
Reles misses with a hook.
Diaz throws a hook to the side of Reles's head but Reles sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Reles fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Diaz lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Reles moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Diaz throws a nice looking combination but Reles bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Reles misses the jab.
A jab from Reles misses.
Diaz swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Diaz throws a jab when Reles was well out of range.#T4#
Diaz rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
letting Reles counter with a right hand.
Reles throws a shot from downtown. Diaz moves away and avoids it.
Reles scores with a crisp jab that stopped Diaz in his tracks.
Reles swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Reles takes a swing at Diaz's ribcage but misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Diaz throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Left hook, right uppercut from Reles.
Reles takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Reles misses with a hook
and Diaz counters with a nice body shot.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Diaz uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Reles.
Reles throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Nick Diaz will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Nick Diaz's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! And we move into the final round!
#R3#
Reles darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Diaz slips under a jab from Reles.
Diaz dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A left and a right from Reles both land. Nice combination.
Reles swinging wildly here.
Reles misses with a hook. Diaz ducked under it nicely.
Diaz lands a two punch combo. #CUT2#
It looks like Abe Reles has been cut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A slow jab from Reles misses its intended target.
Reles's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Diaz connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Reles scrambles back to his feet.
Diaz with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Reles lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Diaz at a distance. #T1#
Reles lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.#CUT#
That has opened up Nick Diaz's cut even more.
Reles displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Diaz throws out the jab.
Jab from Diaz.
Reles throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Diaz counters with a straight right hand.
Diaz slips under a jab.
Reles misses with a combination
and Diaz counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Diaz moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Reles just misses with a punch to the body.
Reles takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Reles is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Diaz. #T2#
Reles misses the body punch
and Diaz counters with a lovely straight right hand!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Diaz lands a really nice looking cross but Reles seems unphased.
Diaz throws a jab when Reles was well out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from Reles misses the target.
Reles misses with a looping right.
Reles throws a series of punches but Diaz avoids them all with ease.
A punch combination from Reles misses.
Diaz clobbers Reles with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Diaz takes a swing at Reles's ribcage but misses.
Diaz swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A punch combination from Reles misses. #T3#
Reles throws a body punch but Diaz moves out of range.
Diaz scores with a hook to the body. Reles takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Diaz smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Diaz loads up on a big right hand but Reles slips the punch.
Reles is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Diaz.
Diaz scores with a jab to the jaw.
Reles throws a jab but it's blocked by Diaz.
Diaz scores to the head and body with a nice combination!#ROC2#
Reles is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Diaz misses with a looping right.
Oh Reles is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Reles throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Reles seems to have got his legs back now.
Diaz throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Reles sees it coming and avoids it easily.#T4#
Reles bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Diaz's head.
Reles has his takedown stuffed
and Diaz counters with a straight right hand.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Diaz works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Diaz pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Reles misses the shot to the body.
Diaz slips under a jab from Reles.
Reles takes a body punch but keeps moving.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Reles throws a big shot that misses.
Reles throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
Nick Diaz comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Diaz has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. 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 Aleksandr Martynov scores the fight 28:29
Judge Valeri Chadov scores the fight 28:29
Judge Illya Tyunina scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Nick Diaz!

An intense looking Nick Diaz took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: 'I think smoking pot is good for mixed martial artists. It’s a new day and age, this is, uh, the year … Fuck year is it? I don’t know, because I’ve been training and smoking pot like I should, instead of paying attention to other bullshit, which I don’t do.'.

 

Event: GFC97/Smokeleaf vs Tappura     
Date:   Aug 18, 2012
#R1#
Diaz tests Pinto's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Pinto fails with a takedown attempt.
Pinto needs to keep his hands up - Diaz had a free shot at his head there.
Nice takedown defense from Diaz. No joy for Pinto on that attempt. #TD#
Pinto shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Oh and he's advanced to full mount straight away. #SUB#
Pinto looks like he's working for a submission but he's not found anything just yet.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Diaz tries to hold on but Pinto pushes him away. #SUB#
Pinto looking to secure an arm triangle but Diaz defends it well.
Diaz tries to hold on but Pinto postures up.
Diaz is looking to get to half guard.#T1#
Diaz tries to hold on but Pinto pushes him away.
Pinto landing punches. #CUT#
It looks like Nick Diaz has been cut.
Diaz is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Diaz is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Diaz is trying desperately to improve position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Diaz is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Diaz wants to control but Pinto is having none of it.
Diaz is in all sorts of trouble here. #SUB#
Diaz defends a decent attempt at a guillotine from Pinto.
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!
Pinto prevents Diaz from getting the reversal.#T2#
Diaz tries to hold on but Pinto postures up.#SUB#
Pinto has control of Diaz's right arm, working for a kimura. It's a bit of a token attempt though and Diaz regains control of the situation pretty easily.
Pinto looking to ground and pound but Diaz is blocking nicely.
Pinto lands a couple of nice shots there from mount. #CUT#
That has opened up Nick Diaz's cut even more.
Diaz is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Pinto is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Diaz can't stay in a position like this for much longer. #CUT#
The cut above Nick Diaz's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Pinto lands with some vicious ground and pound - can Diaz hang on?#CUT#
Nick Diaz's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Antonio Pinto Pinto!
Post fight, Antonio Pinto Pinto took to the microphone: 'Tapout or Blackout. The choice is yours. Good luck. Grrrrr'.

 

Event: GFC90/Liljedahl vs Danae     
Date:   Jul 21, 2012
#R1#
Diaz scores with a jab to the head.
Diaz misses with a body shot.
Kramer misses with a body shot.
Diaz takes a swing at Kramer's ribcage but misses.
A jab from Kramer finds it's way through Diaz's defenses. #CUT2#
It looks like Nick Diaz has been cut.
Diaz throws a hook to the side of Kramer's head but Kramer sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kramer dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kramer misses with a body shot
and Kramer takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Diaz drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kramer throws a low kick but it's checked well by Diaz.
Diaz looks to throw the jab but Kramer is out of range.
Kramer throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kramer scores with a leg kick.
Kramer scoring well with a low kick there.
Diaz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kramer manages to avoid it.
Diaz throws a hook to the side of Kramer's head but Kramer sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.#T1#
Diaz takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Kramer takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Diaz steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Kramer. That one must have hurt.
Kramer tries to land a leg kick but Diaz saw it coming and moves away. #TD2#
Kramer manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Diaz on his heels. He'll look to pass Diaz's guard now, I'm sure.
Kramer advances position into side control!
Diaz is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Diaz is trying to control Kramer's posture but Kramer avoids it.
Kramer working the ground and pound. #T2##SUB2#
Kramer looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
A control attempt from Diaz but he's now mounted!
Diaz gets back to half guard.
Diaz is trying to control but can't.
Kramer is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound. #SUB2#
Kramer is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Diaz defends it well.
Diaz wants to get back to full guard.
Diaz wants to control but Kramer is keeping busy and won't allow it. #T3#
Diaz is looking to improve his position.
Diaz avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Kramer.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Diaz wants to control but Kramer is keeping busy and won't allow it. #SUB#
Diaz looking for submissions off his back.
Kramer looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Diaz trying to control here. #SUB2#
Kramer is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Diaz sees it coming and defends easily.
Kramer thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Diaz's head. #SUB#
Diaz looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.#T4#
Diaz tries to get to full guard but Kramer has control of the leg.
Kramer scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Kramer scores with a couple of good hammerfists.#CUT2#
Nick Diaz's cut is getting worse.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Diaz is looking for a sweep. Kramer is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Kramer moves into full mount! Diaz won't be happy about that!
Diaz is wriggling around trying to escape.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Kramer controlling the position easily from mount.
Diaz is working to get back to half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Cosmo Kramer dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Nick Diaz's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!
#R2#
Diaz looks to score with a jab to the body but Kramer is just out of range.
Diaz connects with a right hand. Kramer shakes it off.
Diaz loads up on a big right hand but Kramer slips the punch.
Kramer 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. #CUT2#
Nick Diaz's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.#TD2#
Kramer gets a takedown into half guard.#SUB#
Diaz is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Kramer pulls his head out easily.
Cosmo Kramer has got the better of the ground game so far.
Diaz wants to control but Kramer is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Diaz keeps control of the position for the meantime.
Kramer keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.#T1#
Kramer winds up and cracks Diaz with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Kramer wants to lay and pray for a moment but Diaz keeps working. #SUB#
Diaz looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Well, if Kramer is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait. #SUB#
Diaz actively working from the bottom here.
Kramer thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Kramer thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Diaz's head.
Diaz trying to control here. #SUB#
Diaz looking for submissions off his back.#T2#
Diaz is trying to maintain the position but Kramer is very close to passing his half guard.#SUB2#
Kramer is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Diaz wants to improve his position but Kramer is controlling well.
Diaz trying to control from the bottom.
Ground and pound from Kramer. #CUT2#
Jeez, Nick Diaz's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:57 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Cosmo Kramer!
After winning the bout, Cosmo Kramer thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.

 

Event: GFC84/Linne vs Else III     
Date:   Jun 23, 2012
#R1##TD#
Reles drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Reles in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.
Reles lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
Reles working the ground and pound from side control.
Reles lands an elbow.
Reles cracks Diaz with a big right hand but Diaz just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Diaz regains half guard.
Reles missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Reles lands with a punch from half guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Diaz is looking to control Reles's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Diaz avoid being mounted?
Reles takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Diaz blocking the ground and pound attempt from Reles.
Reles throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Reles with the ground and pound but Diaz uses the opportunity to regain guard.
Reles has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.#SUB2#
Diaz is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Reles is aware though and is defending well.
Diaz trying to keep a closed guard but Reles is proving a slippery customer. #T1#
Reles postures up and lands some nice ground and pound. #SUB2#
Diaz had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Reles defends it easily.#SUB2#
Diaz has his feet on Reles's thighs here. He's pushed Reles off and worked for a very quick armbar from the bottom! He's flipped onto his stomach and he's cranking hard on the arm! Reles screams in pain and taps out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:30 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Nick Diaz!
Nick Diaz thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

Event: GFC79/TBjang vs Hickok     
Date:   May 26, 2012
#R1#
Delon is trying hard to land a takedown here. Diaz sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Delon closes the distance and clinches up with Diaz, looking for a takedown. Delon pushes Diaz against the cage but Diaz circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Delon fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Diaz avoids it really well and circles away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alen Delon. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Delon on the wrong end of a nice jab.#CUT2#
It looks like Alen Delon has been cut.
Diaz misses with a double jab. #TD#
Delon scores a takedown into full mount!
Delon lands a heavy elbow. #CUT#
It looks like Nick Diaz has been cut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Delon lands with some strikes.
Diaz is in a horrible position here, under a barrage of strikes, he's managing to avoid any damage.
Delon takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.#T1#
Delon landing shots from mount. #CUT#
That has opened up Nick Diaz's cut even more.
Delon landing strikes, looking to finish! #CUT#
The cut above Nick Diaz's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Delon has his opponent pinned against the cage, landing some nasty ground and pound that is really making a bit of a mess out of Diaz's face. #CUT#
Nick Diaz's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:39 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Alen Delon!
An out of breath Alen Delon thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.

 

Event: GFC75/Coward vs Danae on PPV     
Date:   Apr 28, 2012
#R1#
Titanium throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Diaz.
Titanium slips a straight right by Diaz.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Diaz throws a nice looking combination but Titanium bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
A combination from Diaz does no damage.
Diaz misses with a looping right.
Diaz just misses with a punch to the body.
Diaz fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Titanium manages to avoid it.
Diaz lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.#T1#
Diaz connects with a crisp jab.
Diaz looks to land a combination but Titanium avoids it well.
Titanium moves out of range as Diaz strikes.
Titanium defending well as Diaz loads up on a big left hand.
Nick Diaz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Titanium sizes up Diaz with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Diaz takes a swing at Titanium's ribcage but misses. #T2#
Diaz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Diaz misses with a hook.
Decent striking displayed by Diaz there.
Titanium takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Diaz takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Diaz throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Titanium bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.#T3#
Diaz throws a big shot that misses.
Diaz swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Diaz misses with a straight right.
Diaz throws a looping overhand right but Titanium ducks down to avoid it.
Titanium pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Diaz misses with a body shot. #T4#
Diaz ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Titanium moves away.
Diaz scores with a jab to the head.
Titanium avoids a lazy jab quite easily.#CL#
Titanium drives through and clinches with Diaz against the cage.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Diaz.
Diaz can't break the clinch.
Diaz is trying to break the clinch but Titanium has him pressed against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nick Diaz dominated that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!
#R2#
Titanium tries a head kick but it misses.
Diaz is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Titanium.
Diaz thows a body shot but no joy.
Diaz scores with a jab.
Diaz takes one on the button.#CL#
Titanium darts in and clinches Diaz up against the cage.
Diaz is trying to break the clinch but Titanium has him pressed against the cage. #T1##BC2#
Diaz pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Diaz throws a hook but Titanium avoids it easily.
Titanium steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Diaz.
Nick Diaz is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Diaz lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Titanium circles away quickly and effectively.
Diaz lands a lovely overhand right.
Diaz throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Titanium walks into a left hand. #T2#
Titanium misses with a straight left.
Diaz throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Titanium tries to bum rush Diaz with a series of wild strikes but Diaz uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Titanium keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Diaz rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Titanium moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Diaz misses with a lunging right hand
and Titanium counters with a nice body shot. #T3#
Diaz looks to land a combination but Titanium avoids it well.
Titanium ducks under a wild hook from Diaz.
Diaz looks to land a left hand but Titanium moved out of range nicely.
Diaz jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Diaz throws a right and a left that Titanium avoids nicely.
Diaz lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.#T4#
Titanium cracks Diaz with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Diaz misses with a left hand
and Titanium counters with a stiff right hand.
Titanium ducks under a wild hook from Diaz.#CL#
Titanium pushes Diaz up against the cage in a clinch.
Diaz tries to circle away but Titanium has him pinned against the cage.
Diaz is trying to push Titanium away but Titanium has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Diaz is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nick Diaz showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!
#R3#
Diaz connects with a jab.
A jab lands there for Titanium.
Diaz throws a series of punches but Titanium avoids them all with ease.
Diaz thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nick Diaz seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Diaz throws an overhand right that lands on Titanium's shoulder, as Titanium tries to avoid the shot.
The fighters circle momentarily. Diaz darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Diaz on the wrong end of a nice hook.#T1#
Titanium throws a body punch but Diaz moves out of range.
Titanium misses with a double jab
and Diaz counters with a straight right hand.#CL#
Titanium moves into the clinch.#TD#
Titanium gets double underhooks and manages to take the fight to the ground.
Diaz wants to sweep here but Titanium controlling him for the moment. #T2##SUB2#
Diaz working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Titanium doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Titanium manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Titanium not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Titanium trying to control the position from guard on top but Diaz is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Titanium has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Titanium won't allow Diaz to sweep him here. #T3#
Titanium wants to pass the guard but Diaz is keeping the position.#REF#
Thomas Titanium has forced the referee to step in and bring the fight back to the feet.
A jab from Diaz finds it's way through Titanium's defenses.
Nick Diaz is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Titanium pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Diaz just misses with a punch to the body.
Titanium ducks under a wild hook from Diaz.#T4#
Diaz lands with a nice body punch.
Diaz works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Diaz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Left hook, right uppercut from Diaz.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Titanium misses with a wild body shot.
Thomas Titanium has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Diaz moves away from the strike by Titanium.

And that's the end of the fight!
Nick Diaz comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Diaz 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 Igor Prikhodko scores the fight 27:30
Judge Ivan Kurochkin scores the fight 27:30
Judge Valeri Chadov scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Nick Diaz!

An intense looking Nick Diaz took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: '"I don’t need this shit. I pushed this guy backwards. He ran from me the whole fight. He ran this whole fight. I landed the harder shots. He ran the whole time. He kicked me in the leg with little baby leg kicks the whole fight. I don’t want to play this game no more."'.

 

Event: GFC73/Ramos vs Cat on PPV     
Date:   Apr 21, 2012
#R1#
Stefan shoots in for a takedown but Diaz shows good takedown defense.
Diaz leaves Stefan with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Diaz misses with a double jab.
Diaz defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Stefan.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Pascal Stefan. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Stefan shoots for a double leg takedown but Diaz sprawls well. He's pushed Stefan's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
A decent looking cross lands there for Diaz.
Diaz scores with a body shot.
Diaz throws a right and a left that Stefan avoids nicely.
Stefan closes the distance and clinches up with Diaz, looking for a takedown. Stefan pushes Diaz against the cage but Diaz circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Stefan takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Diaz throws a nice looking combination but Stefan bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Nice uppercut lands for Diaz. That snapped Stefan's head back. #T1#
Diaz with a nice cross.
Diaz looks to land a combination. Stefan sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Diaz swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Diaz changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Diaz lands with a good body shot.
Stefan shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Diaz defends it nicely.
Diaz scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Stefan shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Diaz defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Stefan.#T2#
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diaz fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Stefan is breathing heavily.
Stefan has a takedown stuffed.
Nick Diaz is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Diaz lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Stefan.
Stefan has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Decent striking displayed by Diaz there.
Diaz moves into range and connects with a jab.
Diaz lands a nice looking body shot.
Diaz scores with a jab to the body.
This is turning into a torrid day at the office for Stefan. He's trying desperately to land a takedown but he's failing miserably and getting slapped silly on the feet to compound his misery.#T3#
Diaz jabs away that one connects to the head of his opponent.
Stefan doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Diaz counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Diaz lands a nice shot that snaps Stefan's head back. #ROC2#
Stefan is rocked!
Diaz Throws a clean left jab. Diaz Twirls his body and connects with a Spinning Back Fist that connects flush with Stefan's chin! Stefan crumbles to the ground and Diaz follows up with some unanswered strikes. It's all over!! Nice standup skills displayed by Diaz!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:29 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Nick Diaz!

 

Event: GFC69/Ramos vs Liljedahl II     
Date:   Mar 24, 2012
#R1#
Gustaffson tries to close the distance and clinch up but Diaz swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Gustaffson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.#CL2#
Gustaffson has Diaz up against the cage in a clinch.
Diaz lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards. #TD#
Diaz pulls guard effortlessly.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Gustaffson is looking to work some ground and pound but Diaz has wrist control.
Gustaffson throws a strike but Diaz rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.
Gustaffson keeping moving, preventing Diaz from controlling successfully.
Diaz slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Gustaffson wants to get back to his feet but Diaz drags him back down.#SUB#
Diaz is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Gustaffson has escaped the position, nice work there. #SUB#
Diaz swings around for an armbar but Gustaffson sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Diaz's guard.
Gustaffson must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.#T1#
Diaz working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Gustaffson.
Gustaffson in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time. #SUB#
Diaz is looking for a triangle but Gustaffson pushes his legs off easily. #SUB#
Diaz is looking for a triangle but Gustaffson pushes his legs off easily. #SUB2#
Gustaffson has gone for a leg lock! Diaz slips out almost immediately though and dives into Gustaffson's guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.#SUB2#
Gustaffson isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Diaz stacks Gustaffson 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 Diaz!#SUB#
Diaz wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Gustaffson, who protects the arm well. #T2#
Diaz advances to full mount.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.#SUB#
Diaz is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Gustaffson is surviving well by controlling Diaz's body position as best he can.
Diaz takes Gustaffson's back, avoiding a couple of desperation strikes from the bottom.
Gustaffson is in bad spot here. #SUB#
Diaz has his arm under Gustaffson's chin here. Game over son! Diaz squeezes tightly and Gustaffson is forced to tap out!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Nick Diaz!
Nick Diaz looked relieved post fight as he said the following; 'I ain't….I ain't followin whitey's rules! You know...Are ya laughin', biotch? Ha, aha! You find it funny? Heh. You find it funny? I come in the name of Jesus -- repeat it after me, bitch! -- I come in the name of Jesus by the power of the Holy Spirit!'.

 

Event: AFC 8 "Built To Fall"     
Date:   Jan 21, 2012
#R1#
Wonderful misses with a jab to the body
and Diaz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Diaz defending well as Wonderful loads up on a big left hand.
Wonderful fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Diaz manages to avoid it.
Handsome B Wonderful seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Diaz slips under a jab.
Good exchange - Diaz coming out on top.
Diaz scores with a jab. Wonderful acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Wonderful throws a left and a right that both miss
and Diaz connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Diaz paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.#CL2#
Wonderful instigates a clinch.
Wonderful can't find room to land a body shot as Diaz controls the action.
Wonderful misses with a hook to the ribs.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Diaz is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Wonderful misses with a body punch. #T1#
Wonderful throws a punch but it's blocked by Diaz.
Diaz looking to slow down the pace here.
A frustrated look appears on Diaz's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Wonderful misses with a short punch on the inside.
Wonderful prevents a body shot from Diaz.
Wonderful misses with a punch on the inside.
Diaz is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Wonderful to keep the fight standing.
Wonderful tries a body shot but Diaz blocks it.
Diaz is looking to control Wonderful's arms but Wonderful gets an underhook and turns him. Now Diaz has his back to the cage.
Wonderful lands a body punch in the clinch.
Wonderful misses with the head strike. #T2#
Diaz jumps guard but Wonderful stands there with Diaz around his waist. Diaz gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Wonderful avoiding damage. #BC#
Diaz pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Diaz takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Diaz leaves Wonderful with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.#CL2#
Wonderful rushes Diaz and presses him up against the cage.
Wonderful misses with a hook to the ribs.
Diaz wants to break the clinch but can't.
Wonderful misses with a hook to the ribs. #T3#
Wonderful tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Diaz wants to stall.
Diaz misses with a punch to the body.
A frustrated look appears on Diaz's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Diaz wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Wonderful has him pressed against the cage.
Diaz is trying to break the clinch but Wonderful is controlling him.
Wonderful has Diaz pushed against the cage.
Diaz is trying to push Wonderful away but Wonderful has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.#BC#
Diaz's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.#T4#
Nice uppercut lands for Diaz. That snapped Wonderful's head back. #CL2#
Wonderful moves into the clinch.
Diaz is trying to break the clinch but Wonderful has him pressed against the cage.
Diaz is trying to break the clinch but Wonderful has him pressed against the cage.
Diaz is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Diaz is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Wonderful stalling against the cage.
A hook to the body from Wonderful.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Diaz is trying to break the clinch but Wonderful is controlling him.
Wonderful misses with a hook to the ribs.
Wonderful misses with a shot to the kidneys.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Nick Diaz will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R2#
Diaz connects with a single shot there.
Wonderful getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Wonderful misses with a combination
and Diaz counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Diaz misses with the combination.
Wonderful will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Diaz loads up on a big right hand but Wonderful slips the punch.#TD2#
Wonderful drives through with a takedown into Diaz's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.#SUB#
Wonderful avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Wonderful wants to control from the top but Diaz keeps moving. #T1#
Wonderful stands and throws Diaz's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Wonderful working away.
Wonderful cracks Diaz with a big right hand but Diaz just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Wonderful lands an elbow.
Wonderful lands a few punches from side control.
Diaz manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Diaz taking some punishment here, with Wonderful in his half guard.
Wonderful lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.#SUB#
Diaz looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.#T2#
Wonderful is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Diaz tries to roll over but Wonderful keeps him under control.
Diaz taking some punishment here, with Wonderful in his half guard.
Wonderful scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Diaz trying to hold on to Wonderful's head to control him but Wonderful postures up.
Wonderful drops an elbow to the side of Diaz's head. #T3#
Wonderful takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.#SUB2#
Wonderful is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Diaz is just riding it out for now. Wonderful eventually gives up the hold.
Wonderful working the head and body with strikes.
Wonderful takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Diaz is trying to control but can't.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Diaz wants to get back to full guard.
Diaz wants to control but Wonderful is keeping busy and won't allow it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#SUB2#
Wonderful wants to work for an arm triangle but Diaz is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Diaz is looking to get back to full guard here but Wonderful has managed to pass to side control instead.#T4#
Diaz wants to control but Wonderful postures up.
Wonderful is working Diaz over with some ground and pound from side control.
Wonderful landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Diaz is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nice strikes from Wonderful there.
Diaz on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Wonderful is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Wonderful lands strikes from half guard.
Diaz has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Wonderful is working away from the top position though.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Wonderful lands a nice short elbow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Handsome B Wonderful showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Diaz's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!
#R3##CL2#
Wonderful pushes Diaz up against the cage in a clinch.
Diaz is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Diaz is looking to break free of the clinch but Wonderful has double underhooks.
A frustrated look appears on Diaz's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Diaz tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Diaz tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Diaz prevents a body shot from Wonderful.
Wonderful misses with a body punch.
Diaz is trying to break the clinch but Wonderful has him pressed against the cage.
Wonderful lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Wonderful goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Diaz blocks a body shot from Wonderful.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.#T1#
Wonderful goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Diaz looking to stall.
Diaz wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Wonderful has him pressed against the cage.
Diaz wants to break the clinch but can't.
Wonderful taking a breather.
Wonderful fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Diaz blocks a punch to the side of the head. #T2#
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Wonderful lands a left hand.
Diaz tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Wonderful lands a nice shot to the body.
Wonderful working aggressively here.
Diaz is trying to push Wonderful away but Wonderful has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Diaz is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Wonderful to keep the fight standing.
Diaz wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Wonderful tries a body shot but Diaz blocks it.
Wonderful working aggressively here.
Wonderful tries to throw a body punch but Diaz avoids it by throwing Wonderful back against the cage.
Diaz blocks a body shot from Wonderful. #T3#
Diaz tries to circle away but Wonderful has him pinned against the cage.
Diaz is looking to break free of the clinch but Wonderful has double underhooks.
Wonderful just leaning against Diaz, taking a breather.
Diaz is looking to break free of the clinch but Wonderful has double underhooks.
Wonderful misses with a body punch.
Wonderful lands on the inside with an uppercut.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Wonderful can't find room to land a body shot as Diaz controls the action.
A frustrated look appears on Diaz's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Wonderful has a couple of punches blocked by Diaz.
Wonderful throws a head punch that misses. #T4#
Diaz wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Wonderful has him pressed against the cage.
Diaz wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Wonderful leaning his opponent against the cage.
Diaz is looking to break free of the clinch but Wonderful has double underhooks.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Diaz wants to break free but Wonderful has control.
Wonderful pushes Diaz back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Wonderful tries to work over Diaz's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

And that's the end of the fight!
Handsome B Wonderful comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Wonderful 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 Valeri Chadov scores the fight 28:29
Judge Konstantin Menshow scores the fight 28:29
Judge Igor Prikhodko scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Handsome B Wonderful!

 

Event: AFC 2 "Russian Roulette"     
Date:   Dec 10, 2011
#R1#
A cross from Diaz lands.
A jab from Diaz misses.
Diaz leaves Nijem with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Diaz lands a jab.
Nice sprawl there from Diaz as Nijem shoots in.
Diaz lands a jab to the nose.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diaz throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Diaz lands with a good body shot.
Diaz moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.#T1#
Nijem takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Nick Diaz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#TD2#
Nijem closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Diaz did well to prevent Nijem getting side control.
Nijem prevents Diaz from improving his position.
Nijem with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Diaz is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Nijem's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Nijem's back!#SUB#
Diaz goes for a risky armbar from back mount and it's not paid off. Nijem escapes and is now in half guard on top.
Diaz is trying to control but Nijem passes into side control! #T2#
Nijem is looking to take a break and control but Diaz is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Nijem throws an elbow but Diaz slips to the side and avoids it well.
Nijem misses with the ground and pound.
Nijem postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
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!
Nijem working away.
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.#T3##SUB2#
Nijem working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Diaz tries to escape but Nijem is in control.
Nijem just content to control the position.
Diaz is looking for a sweep.
Nijem is looking to take a break and control but Diaz is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Nijem is working Diaz over with some ground and pound from side control. #T4#
Nijem throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Nijem controlling the position. #SUB2#
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Nijem working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Nijem is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Nick Diaz dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R2#
The fighters circling - Diaz throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Diaz swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Diaz scores with a jab to the head.
Diaz lands with a nice body punch. #TD2#
Nijem looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
Nijem sitting in guard here, content to control. #SUB#
Diaz is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Nijem is aware though and is defending well.#T1#
Diaz keeping moving, preventing Nijem from controlling successfully.
Diaz controls Nijem momentarily but Nijem frees himself.
Nijem engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.#REF2#
The ref stands the fighters back up, due to lack of action by Ramsey Nijem.
No joy there for Diaz, who threw a few shots but didn't land. #T2#
Diaz throws a combination that misses #TD2#
and Nijem counters with a takedown into full mount! That could mean trouble for Diaz!
Nijem takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Diaz avoids a series of strikes thrown by Nijem.
Nijem putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nijem tries to control but Diaz wriggling away. #T3#
Nijem avoids the attempt from Diaz to control.
Nijem landing strikes from the mount.
Nijem lands a big elbow.
Nijem controlling from the full mount.
Nijem trying to control but Diaz is having none of it.
Diaz is looking to improve his position but Nijem isn't that keen on the idea.#T4#
Nijem lands a big shot there that rocks Diaz but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
Nijem lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Diaz tries to hold on but Nijem postures up.
Nijem lands a heavy elbow.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Diaz wants to control but Nijem is having none of it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nijem tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ramsey Nijem 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. 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.
#R3#
Diaz cracks a nice hook into Nijem's ribs.
Nijem fails with a takedown attempt.
Nijem takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Nijem displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Diaz throws out the jab.
Diaz loads up on a big right hand but Nijem slips the punch.
Diaz misses with an uppercut. Nijem saw that one coming.#T1#
Diaz shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Nijem eats them both and turns towards Diaz to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Nijem fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Diaz avoids it really well and circles away.
Diaz slaps away a takedown attempt from Nijem, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Nick Diaz has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ramsey Nijem.
Diaz keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Diaz throws a nice looking combination but Nijem bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Diaz looks to land a left hand but Nijem moved out of range nicely.#T2#
Diaz works the jab nicely.
Diaz scores with a jab.#TD2#
Nijem dives in and scores a takedown into Diaz's guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nijem trying to control the position from guard on top but Diaz is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Nijem is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Nijem works over Diaz with some ground and pound from guard.
Diaz wants to get back to his feet but Nijem is in a dominant position and won't allow it. #T3##SUB#
Diaz looking for a guillotine here but Nijem defends easily.
Nijem trying to control but Diaz is working from the bottom.
Nijem engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Nijem must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Nijem trying to control the position from guard on top but Diaz is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #T4#
Diaz is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Nijem trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat. #SUB#
Diaz is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Nijem defends well.
Nijem wants to control from the top but Diaz keeps moving.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nijem controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

And that's the end of the fight!
Nick Diaz showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Diaz 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 Igor Prikhodko scores the fight 29:28
Judge Fedor Mirinova scores the fight 29:28
Judge Illya Tyunina scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Nick Diaz!

Nick Diaz took some time post fight to say the following; 'Train by day, Joe Rogan Podcast by night! All day.'.

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Oct 06, 2011
#R1#
Diaz leaves Filippov Denis with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Filippov Denis tries to land a front kick but Diaz steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.#CL2#
Diaz gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.#TD2#
Diaz manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Filippov Denis is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Diaz wants to sweep but no luck.
Filippov Denis looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Filippov Denis seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Diaz for as long as he can get away with.#REF#
The ref stands the fighters back up because Filippov Denis Filippov Denis just wasn't active enough.
Filippov Denis shoots in and drives through. Diaz sprawls well.
Filippov Denis Filippov Denis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#T1#
Diaz works the jab nicely.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Filippov Denis.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Filippov Denis Filippov Denis. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Filippov Denis moves forwards but Diaz connects with a nice, crisp jab.#CUT2#
It looks like Filippov Denis Filippov Denis has been cut.
Filippov Denis shoots in looking for a takedown but Diaz manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Filippov Denis's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Diaz will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Filippov Denis shoots in looking for a takedown but Diaz manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Filippov Denis's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Diaz lands a two punch combo. #TD#
Filippov Denis closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Diaz's guard.
Filippov Denis has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Filippov Denis is breathing heavily.
This has been an exciting period of action!#SUB2#
Filippov Denis is trying to tuck his arms in to keep them safe but Diaz has managed to isolate one of them and has got a loose triangle. Filippov Denis is looking to defend but Diaz has done well to lock his legs together - this could be big trouble for Filippov Denis! Diaz pulls down on the head and a little smile comes across his face - he knows he's got it. Yep, Filippov Denis taps out and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:03 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Nick Diaz!

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Sep 27, 2011
#R1#
Diaz misses with a body punch
and Kaveckas counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Diaz displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kaveckas throws out the jab.
Diaz fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Diaz sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Diaz lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Kaveckas backs up against the cage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaveckas throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Diaz.
Diaz avoids a punch combination nicely.
Kaveckas lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Diaz circles away quickly and effectively.
Kaveckas lands an overhand right.
No joy there for Kaveckas, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Kaveckas throws a series of punches but Diaz moves out of range.
Diaz lands a jab.
Kaveckas misses with a low kick.#T1#
Kaveckas swings for the body but Diaz moves out of range.
Kaveckas throws a right hand that Diaz ducks under and follows up with a left that Diaz also avoids with ease.
Kaveckas swinging wildly here.
Some wild striking there from Kaveckas.
Kaveckas is breathing heavily.
Diaz digs a good hook to Kaveckas's body.
Diaz lands a slapping body shot.
Diaz getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Nice shot by Diaz.
Nice shot by Diaz.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Diaz jabs Kaveckas right on the nose. Kaveckas blinks but takes it well.
The fight stays on the outside here - Diaz looks like he's thinking about clinching though.#T2#
A swing and a miss from Kaveckas.
Kaveckas takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Kaveckas throws a jab when Diaz was well out of range.
Kaveckas takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Kaveckas misses with a wild combination.
Kaveckas swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Diaz catches Kaveckas with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Kaveckas takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Kaveckas on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there. #ROC2#
Kaveckas is rocked!
Kaveckas is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Diaz. #KD2#
Diaz cracks Kaveckas with a big right hand and Kaveckas goes down!
Oh Kaveckas is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#T3##SUB2#
Diaz drops back for a leg here. A bit of a high risk move... He's looking for a kneebar by the looks of things. Now both of them are looking for submissions. Diaz seems to have locked his on tight now - Kaveckas screams in pain and taps out furiously! It certainly was a high risk move but it's paid off for Diaz, as he picks up the win!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:22 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kneebar). Nick Diaz!

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Sep 25, 2011
#R1#
Kiprup tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Diaz counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kiprup tries to clinch up but Diaz circles away and keeps his distance.#TD2#
Kiprup gets a double leg takedown into Diaz's guard.
Kiprup is fighting to break Diaz's control of his arms but Diaz is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Kiprup is looking to advance position but Diaz has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!#SUB#
Diaz working for a submission here. He's tucked his head under his opponent's arm, looking for an arm triangle. He's hopped off into side control, looking to tighten the submission... is it going to work? He's given up a good position looking for it. Kiprup looks OK. Oh, I spoke too soon, he's out! That must have been tighter than I thought! Excellent work there by Diaz! Submission of the night perhaps?

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Arm Triangle). Nick Diaz!

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Sep 17, 2011
#R1##TD2#
Sevchenko looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into mount! Oh, that's bad for Diaz!
Sevchenko prevents Diaz from getting the reversal.
Sevchenko lands a couple of nice shots there from mount.
Sevchenko lands a heavy elbow.
Sevchenko looking to control and managing it successfully.
Diaz is trying to escape the mount.
A nice elbow there by Sevchenko.
Diaz sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Sevchenko lands a nice short elbow.
Sevchenko lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Diaz keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound. #T1#
Sevchenko controlling the pace.
Diaz has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Sevchenko is working away from the top position though.
Diaz is looking to improve his position.
Sevchenko working Diaz over with strikes.
Diaz is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Sevchenko scores with a couple of nice shots.
Diaz is trying to stand.
Sevchenko lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Diaz is trying to stand back up but Sevchenko is controlling him
Sevchenko controlling the pace.
Diaz wants to get back to his feet.
Sevchenko drops an elbow to the side of Diaz's head. #T2#
Sevchenko trying to mount his opponent but Diaz defends it.
Diaz looks like he's trying to stand up. #SUB#
Diaz looking for submissions off his back.
Diaz is breathing heavily.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sevchenko working over Diaz with some ground and pound. Diaz looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Sevchenko looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Sevchenko perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there. #SUB2#
Sevchenko is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Ground and pound from Sevchenko.
Sevchenko is nestled in close to Diaz, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Sevchenko looks to score some points with some ground and pound.#T3#
Sevchenko working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Sevchenko drops an elbow to the side of Diaz's head.
Sevchenko sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Sevchenko seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Sevchenko tries to pass to full mount but Diaz defends it. #SUB#
Diaz looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Sevchenko slips a nice elbow through Diaz's hands, connecting with Diaz's forehead.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Diaz is trying to maintain the position but Sevchenko is very close to passing his half guard.
Sevchenko landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent. #T4#
Sevchenko throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Diaz is staying active underneath Sevchenko, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Sevchenko trying to control from Diaz's half guard. Diaz has other ideas though and has regained full guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sevchenko scoring with punches to the head and body.
Diaz wants to stand and escape but Sevchenko is having none of it.
Diaz lands a beautiful switch and he's in full mount! That could spell trouble for Sevchenko!
Sevchenko is trying desperately to improve position.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Vlad Sevchenko dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R2#
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Sevchenko.
Sevchenko takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Diaz moves into range and connects with a jab.
Sevchenko is looking to clinch.
Sevchenko tries for a takedown but Diaz sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Sevchenko misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Nick Diaz has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Vlad Sevchenko.
Diaz feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Sevchenkos jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Sevchenko drops his hands momentarily and Diaz takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Nice takedown defense from Diaz. No joy for Sevchenko on that attempt.
Sevchenko shoots for a takedown but Diaz saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Sevchenko is breathing heavily.#T1##TD2#
Sevchenko shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Diaz manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Diaz wants to get back to his feet but Sevchenko is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Diaz keeping moving, preventing Sevchenko from controlling successfully.
Diaz wants to stand and escape but Sevchenko is having none of it.
Sevchenko trying to control but Diaz is working from the bottom. #SUB#
Diaz looking for a triangle here. Sevchenko is fighting it but it looks tight! Diaz pulls the arm across and this one won't last much longer! Nope, Sevchenko is tapping out - this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:58 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Nick Diaz!

 

 
 
 
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