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Event: OFC 306: Luzhin vs Debble     
Date:   Aug 19, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Don Fagaro and Jose Brandao. Jose Brandao has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

180 cm
27
168 lbs
9 - 8 - 0
176 cm
41
168 lbs
31 - 26 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Don Fagaro!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 26 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Robert Douchet, Dillan Fox and William Peck.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Brandao clinches with his opponent.
Brandao tries a knee to the head but Fagaro blocks it.
Fagaro lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Brandao obliges.
Fagaro tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Brandao's elbow.
Brandao lands a right hand.
Fagaro can't break the clinch.
Fagaro tries to throw a body punch but Brandao avoids it by throwing Fagaro back against the cage.
Fagaro tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Brandao's elbow.
A nice left hand lands by Brandao.
Fagaro has a couple of punches blocked by Brandao.
Still in the clinch, Fagaro scores with a nice short uppercut.

Fagaro manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.

Fagaro had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Brandao defends it easily.

Fagaro working for a triangle but Brandao defends it easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Brandao avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Fagaro escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Brandao gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Fagaro keeping full guard, as Brandao tries to pass.

Brandao avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Brandao connects with a couple of short punches.

Fagaro looking for a guillotine here but Brandao defends easily.
Brandao working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.

The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Fagaro working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Brandao doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Brandao manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.

Fagaro working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Brandao doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Brandao manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Brandao wanted to stand there but Fagaro had control of the position.

Fagaro had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Brandao defends it easily.
Fagaro avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

Fagaro is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Brandao is aware though and is defending well.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao scoring with punches to the head and body.

Fagaro working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Brandao doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Brandao manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.

Brandao got a little sloppy there for a moment and Fagaro has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Brandao has managed to get both his arms back between Fagaro's legs - danger averted.
Brandao trying to control but Fagaro is working from the bottom.

Fagaro looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Brandao wants to control from the top but Fagaro keeps moving.
Brandao distracts Fagaro with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Brandao landing with the ground and pound.

Fagaro has his foot on Brandao's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Brandao works his way back into a safe position though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Fagaro is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.

Brandao has a momentary lapse of concentration, allowing Fagaro to throw up a leg and lock on what appears to be a pretty tight triangle! Brandao is fighting it off but it's all too little too late - Fagaro pulls down on the head and he's put Brandao to sleep! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:29 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Don Fagaro!
Don Fagaro 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.
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Event: OFC: Blood Night XLI     
Date:   Jul 26, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Ryzen Dall and Jose Brandao. Dall comes into the arena with Scarecrow blaring out of the sound system. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

175 cm
28
158 lbs
13 - 13 - 1
176 cm
41
168 lbs
31 - 25 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Powerful

Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ryzen Dall!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 25 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Dillan Fox, William Peck and Yves DeLean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Brandao moves into the clinch successfully.

Dall breaks the clinch.
Brandao cracks Dall with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Brandao misses with a few strikes there.
Brandao throws a sloppy head kick and Dall moves out of range easily.
Brandao throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Dall slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Brandao throws the kick towards the body but Dall avoids it.
Brandao has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Brandao showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Dall.
Dall avoids the head kick by Brandao.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Dall.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Dall is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Brandao has escaped the position, nice work there.
Brandao can't do much from the bottom here.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Dall is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Brandao knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.

Dall is working to tighten his grip on Brandao's neck. He's isolated an arm and is working for an arm triangle. Brandao has recognised the danger and is trying to turn with the submission but Dall is really squeezing tight and eventually Brandao passes out! Dall breaks the hold and jumps onto the cage to celebrate! Submission of the night, I'd say!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Arm Triangle). Ryzen Dall!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Ryzen Dall made sure he mentioned Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$), along with how happy he was to win his fight.
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Event: OFC: Blood Night XL     
Date:   Jun 30, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Osvaldo Gomez. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

176 cm
41
168 lbs
30 - 25 - 0
169 cm
27
163 lbs
11 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Heavy handed

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Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 25 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Osvaldo Gomez!
The judges for this bout are William Peck, Yves DeLean and Alec Ball.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao misses with a hook
and Gomez counters with a nice body kick.
Gomez misses with a right hand
and Brandao counters with a left and a right that stings Gomez.
Brandao throws a head kick that misses.
Brandao has been working on his boxing with his coaches at The Iron Palace in the buildup to the fight.
Gomez throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Brandao.
Gomez throws a sloppy head kick and Brandao moves out of range easily.
A big left from Brandao misses.
Gomez lets loose with a powerful body kick. Brandao will feel that in the morning.
A left and a right from Brandao both land. Nice combination.
Gomez tests Brandao's chin there with a solid looking shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gomez takes a swing at Brandao's ribcage but misses.
Gomez throws a hook to the side of Brandao's head but Brandao sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gomez takes a swing at Brandao's ribcage but misses.
Gomez displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Brandao throws out the jab.
Brandao stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Brandao fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Gomez avoids it really well and circles away.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Brandao has managed to clinch.
Gomez is trying to stall.
Brandao misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gomez missing with knees to the body.
Brandao working aggressively here.
Brandao lands a nice knee to the body.
Brandao managing to block the knees to the body from Gomez.
Brandao lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Brandao keeps control of Gomez as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
A short right from Brandao on the inside.
Gomez tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Brandao avoids it.
Gomez with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Gomez wants to stall.
Gomez using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Brandao is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Gomez is defending well for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao has a couple of punches blocked by Gomez.
Brandao avoiding damage as Gomez throws knees to the body.
Gomez tries to land knees in the clinch but Brandao avoids the damage to the body.
Gomez is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Brandao is defending well for now.
Brandao managing to block the knees to the body from Gomez.
Gomez tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Brandao misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Gomez.
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!
Gomez misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Brandao.
Gomez's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gomez throws a knee to the head but misses.
Brandao has Gomez pushed against the cage.
Brandao misses with a hook from the clinch.
Brandao stalls.
Brandao swings wildly with an uppercut but Gomez uses good head movement to avoid it.
Brandao avoiding damage as Gomez throws knees to the body.
Gomez is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Brandao is keeping busy.
Gomez is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Brandao is defending well for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gomez missing with knees to the body.
Brandao misses with a body punch.
Gomez tries to land knees in the clinch but Brandao avoids the damage to the body.
Gomez misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Brandao.
Gomez landing knees to the body.
A knee to the head by Gomez.
Brandao avoiding damage as Gomez throws knees to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gomez.
Gomez working Brandao over with knees to the body.
Brandao lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

Gomez manages to break the clinch.
Gomez on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Gomez avoids a punch combination nicely.
Brandao gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Gomez counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gomez takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Brandao misses with a hook.
Brandao looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gomez throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Brandao tries to clinch up but Gomez circles away and keeps his distance.
Brandao scores with a leg kick.
Brandao misses with a wild combination.
Gomez takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Gomez will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Gomez throws a body punch but Brandao moves out of range.
Brandao checks a leg kick nicely.
Brandao will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
A bone on bone clash there as Brandao blocks the leg kick.
Brandao with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Brandao misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Jose Brandao will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


An inside leg kick lands from Gomez.
Gomez misses with a low kick as Brandao jumps back.
Brandao moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Gomez jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gomez throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Brandao's head.
Gomez pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Brandao.
Jose Brandao is winning the standup battle so far.
Brandao lands an overhand right.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gomez takes one on the button.
Brandao throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Gomez misses with a two punch combination.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brandao rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Gomez counters by moving into the clinch.
Brandao avoiding damage as Gomez throws knees to the body.
Brandao lands a hook to the side of the head.
Brandao landing knees to the body.
Gomez is breathing heavily.
Brandao lands a nice elbow from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Brandao makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gomez misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Brandao.
Gomez lands a good knee to the midsection. Brandao won't want to take too many of those.
Gomez trying to land knees to the body.
Jose Brandao has scored more points in the clinch so far.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Gomez takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Brandao working aggressively here.
Gomez is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Brandao is defending well for now.
Gomez tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Brandao avoids it.
Gomez utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
A nice left hand lands by Brandao.
Brandao doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Brandao on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Brandao gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Gomez working Brandao over with knees to the body.
Brandao on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Brandao avoiding damage as Gomez throws knees to the body.
Gomez taking a breather.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao has a couple of punches blocked by Gomez.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Brandao throws a punch but it's blocked by Gomez.
Gomez tries to stall but Brandao uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Brandao lands with a right to the head.
Brandao lands a good knee to the midsection. Gomez won't want to take too many of those.
Brandao has a couple of punches blocked by Gomez.
Gomez tries a knee to the head but Brandao blocks it.
Brandao lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gomez backwards.
Gomez tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Gomez is pushing Brandao up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Brandao misses with a body punch.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Brandao as Gomez tries to tie him up.
Gomez effectively controlling the action here.
Brandao scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Brandao managing to block the knees to the body from Gomez.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gomez avoiding damage as Brandao throws knees to the body.
Brandao lands with a left to the head.
Gomez wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Gomez blocks an uppercut.
A short uppercut from Brandao.
Gomez with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Gomez using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Brandao has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Gomez tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Brandao avoids it.
Brandao managing to block the knees to the body from Gomez.
Brandao has a couple of punches blocked by Gomez.
Brandao misses with some punches.
Gomez trying to land knees to the body.
Gomez blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gomez managing to block the knees to the body from Brandao.
Gomez is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Brandao leaning his opponent against the cage.
Gomez using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Brandao has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gomez dodges an elbow strike from Brandao.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gomez.
Gomez managing to block the knees to the body from Brandao.
Brandao misses with a punch on the inside.
Gomez tries to stall but Brandao uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Brandao tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Gomez with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Gomez scores with a knee to the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gomez misses with a knee to the head.
Gomez tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Brandao avoids it.
Brandao avoiding damage as Gomez throws knees to the body.
Gomez tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Brandao avoids it.
Gomez tries to land knees in the clinch but Brandao avoids the damage to the body.
Brandao swings wildly with an uppercut but Gomez uses good head movement to avoid it.
Brandao scores with a shoulder strike.

Gomez breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Nice body punch from Brandao.
Brandao misses with a combination
and Gomez counters with an outside leg kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Jose Brandao will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


Brandao throws a lazy right hand but Gomez sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Brandao swinging wildly here.
Brandao connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Gomez lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Gomez tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Brandao manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Brandao misses with a hook
and Gomez counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gomez swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Brandao checks the leg kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Brandao misses the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brandao looks to land a combination but Gomez avoids it well.
Brandao takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Gomez misses with a wild body shot.
Gomez lands a slapping body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao misses with a wild body shot.
Gomez pivots, looking for a leg kick but Brandao is out of range and Gomez settles back down.
A nice combination there by Brandao.
Brandao misses with a head kick.
Gomez just misses with a punch to the body.
Gomez fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Brandao checks it well.
Osvaldo Gomez is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A looping hook to the body misses from Brandao. Gomez does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gomez avoids the head kick by Brandao.
Gomez is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Brandao slips a straight right by Gomez.
Gomez is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Brandao rather than just go for the knockout.
Gomez scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Gomez tries to clinch up.
Brandao throws a head kick that misses

and Gomez holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Brandao lands a hook to the side of the head.
Brandao on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Brandao creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Brandao throws a head punch that misses.
Gomez trying to land knees to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Gomez takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Gomez tries to land knees in the clinch but Brandao avoids the damage to the body.
Brandao looking to stall.
Gomez trying to land knees to the body.
Brandao tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Jose Brandao is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Brandao blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Gomez tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Brandao avoids it.
Gomez manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Gomez using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Brandao has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
A nice right hand lands inside from Brandao.
Brandao fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gomez's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gomez managing to block the knees to the body from Brandao.
Brandao on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Brandao lands a nice knee to the body.
Brandao lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Brandao lands a left hand.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Brandao.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Brandao obliges.
Brandao is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Gomez is defending well for now.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Brandao.
Gomez misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Brandao.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Gomez obliges.
Gomez's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A short uppercut from Brandao.
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!
Brandao misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gomez trying to land knees to the body.
Brandao lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Gomez using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the head but Gomez blocks with his arms.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gomez looking to throw knees to the head but Brandao is blocking nicely.
Brandao wants to stall.
Brandao managing to block the knees to the body from Gomez.
Gomez will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Brandao up against the cage.
Brandao lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gomez backwards.
Gomez trying to land knees to the body.
Gomez trying to stall but Brandao improves his position.
Gomez tries to stall but Brandao uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Brandao fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gomez on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Gomez trying to control the position but instead, Brandao has worked for underhooks and has pushed Gomez into the cage.
Brandao managing to block the knees to the body from Gomez.
Osvaldo Gomez has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Gomez tries to land a knee to the head but Brandao blocks with his arms.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jose Brandao showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Brandao 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 William Peck scores the fight 30:27
Judge Yves DeLean scores the fight 30:27
Judge Alec Ball scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jose Brandao!

A less than humble Jose Brandao misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
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Event: DUEL#71 Ibaka vs Complex     
Date:   May 28, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Tsar Bomba. Jose Brandao has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

176 cm
40
168 lbs
30 - 24 - 0
180 cm
34
157 lbs
21 - 10 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Very quick
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 24 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Tsar Bomba!
The judges for this bout are Dean Styles, Russell Pearce and Anthony Taglia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao catches Bomba with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Bomba stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Bomba ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Jab by Bomba.
Bomba looks to score with a jab to the body but Brandao is just out of range.
Bomba fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Bomba blocks a head kick by Brandao.
Bomba is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Brandao with a body shot.
Brandao tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A little jabbing left from Bomba on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Brandao waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Bomba.

Brandao gets a clinch.

Bomba escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A head kick misses from Bomba.
Bomba pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Bomba moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Bomba throws a quick inside leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Bomba takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Bomba misses with a double jab.

Brandao closes the distance and clinches.
Brandao working aggressively here.
Brandao misses with some punches.
Bomba pushes Brandao back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bomba misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Bomba's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Bomba defending well as Brandao loads up on a big left hand.
Bomba's jab looks to have found its range, popping Brandao under the eye.
Brandao throws a jab when Bomba was well out of range.
Bomba doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Bomba chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Brandao connects with the punch.
Bomba misses with a body shot.
Bomba ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Bomba throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Bomba lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Brandao changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Bomba throws a leg kick
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Tsar Bomba is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
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!

Bomba gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Bomba wants to get back to his feet but Brandao is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
Brandao throws a big elbow that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bomba wants to stand and escape but Brandao is having none of it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Brandao throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Brandao throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Bomba wants to stand and escape but Brandao is having none of it.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.

Bomba scrambles and gets back to his feet.
Bomba thumps Brandao with a low kick.
Brandao drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Brandao uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bomba.
Brandao throws a head kick but Bomba moves out of range.
Brandao looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Brandao just misses with a punch to the body.
Bomba looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Brandao tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bomba tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Brandao was well out of range. Poor timing from Bomba.
Brandao throws an overhand right that lands on Bomba's shoulder, as Bomba tries to avoid the shot.
Brandao slips a jab from Bomba.
Brandao doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Brandao throws a lazy right hand but Bomba sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Brandao uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Bomba.
Bomba missing with a left hand there. Brandao was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Bomba throws a body shot but no joy.
Bomba works the jab nicely.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bomba. Brandao does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bomba pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Brandao avoids the body shot from Bomba.
A big left from Bomba misses.
Brandao thows a left - swing and a miss!
Brandao throws a body punch but Bomba moves out of range.
It seemed like Bomba was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Bomba uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Brandao has time to react.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bomba misses with a leg kick
and Brandao counters with a straight right hand.
Bomba throws a jab but it's blocked by Brandao.
A swing and a miss from Bomba.
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!
Bomba looks to throw the jab but Brandao is out of range.
Bomba misses the shot to the body.
Brandao throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Brandao slips a jab from Bomba.
Brandao misses the shot to the body.
Bomba's corner calls for a 1-2. Bomba obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Bomba misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Brandao.
Brandao misses with an uppercut. Bomba saw that one coming.
Bomba throws a right hand that Brandao ducks under and follows up with a left that Brandao also avoids with ease.
Bomba uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Brandao.
Bomba lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nice shot lands for Brandao.
Brandao throws a head kick that misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Bomba! But no joy.
Bomba turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Bomba throws the left hand but Brandao avoids the punch easily.
Bomba scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Tsar Bomba dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Brandao chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Bomba can pounce on him.
Bomba throws a shot from downtown. Brandao moves away and avoids it.
Bomba throws a hook but Brandao blocks it.
Brandao takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Brandao lands a jab-cross combination.
Bomba missing with a left hand there. Brandao was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Brandao throws a series of punches but Bomba avoids them all with ease.
Brandao has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Bomba.
Bomba has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Bomba misses with a wild body shot.
Bomba throws a head kick that misses.
Bomba digs a good hook to Brandao's body.
Brandao avoids the body shot from Bomba.
Brandao takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Bomba scores with the left hand. Brandao knows he should have avoided that one.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Brandao misses with a wild body shot.
Bomba with a jab.
A good leg kick by Bomba.
Bomba lands with an overhand left.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Brandao lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Bomba swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bomba wants to slow Brandao down by chopping away at his legs.
Brandao attempts a counter takedown but Bomba avoids it well and moves away.
Bomba throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A big right from Brandao misses.
It seemed like Bomba was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Brandao looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Bomba moves out of range of the strikes.
Brandao swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Bomba counters with a right hand to the body.
Brandao is looking to chop away at Bomba's legs.
Bomba uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bomba. Brandao does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bomba with a jab.

Brandao clinches.
Brandao is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A short uppercut from Bomba.
Bomba scores with a shot to the side of Brandao's head.
A short right from Bomba on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bomba wants to break free but Brandao has control.
Brandao blocks a body shot from Bomba.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Brandao misses with the head strike.

Bomba escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Brandao uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bomba.
Bomba connects with an inside leg kick.
Bomba fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Brandao.
Bomba throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Brandao looks to land a combination but Bomba avoids it well.
Bomba misses the shot to the body.
Bomba misses with a jab, cross combination.
Brandao scores with a head kick.
Bomba cracks Brandao with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Brandao throws a right and a left that Bomba avoids nicely.
Bomba scoring well with a low kick there.
Brandao bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Bomba lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao misses with an uppercut.
Bomba misses with a low kick.
Bomba throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Brandao stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
A good leg kick by Bomba.
Bomba scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Bomba fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brandao manages to avoid it.
Bomba fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Brandao on the side of the head.
Nice defenses there by Brandao.
Tsar Bomba seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Brandao darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Brandao takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Bomba swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Bomba connects with a jab.
Brandao moves out of range as Bomba strikes.
Bomba dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Bomba throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Brandao moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
A looping hook to the body misses from Brandao. Bomba does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao tries to bum rush Bomba with a series of wild strikes but Bomba uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Bomba scores with a nice strike.
Bomba blocks a head kick by Brandao.
Bomba throws a looping overhand right but Brandao ducks down to avoid it.
Brandao uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bomba.
Brandao ducks under a wild hook from Bomba.
Brandao scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Bomba fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brandao manages to avoid it.
Bomba's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Bomba duly obliges.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Brandao takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Brandao tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Brandao doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Brandao misses with a low kick.
Brandao keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Brandao moves in looking to clinch but Bomba pushes him off.
Brandao shoots in but Bomba avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Bomba throws out a counter right but Brandao avoids it with no problem.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Brandao drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Brandao blocks a low kick nicely.
Bomba throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Brandao slips a jab and a cross from Bomba.
A punch lands to the side of Bomba 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Brandao throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Nice cross by Brandao.
Brandao wants to clinch up but Bomba keeps it at a distance.
Bomba looks to score with a jab to the body but Brandao is just out of range.
Brandao is looking to counter with head kicks.
Brandao looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Brandao scores with a head kick.
Brandao lands with a good body shot.
Bomba misses with a head kick.
Bomba throws a body punch but Brandao moves out of range.
Brandao misses with a looping right.
Brandao is looking to clinch but Bomba is avoiding it.
Brandao takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bomba lands with a shot to the body.
A head kick misses from Brandao.
Bomba scores with a hook to the body. Brandao takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Bomba lands with a straight right. Brandao didn't see that one coming.
Bomba throws a hook but Brandao blocks it.
Brandao throws a nice inside leg kick.
Brandao throws a jab but it's blocked by Bomba.
Brandao throws the left hand but Bomba avoids the punch easily.
Brandao uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bomba.
Brandao digs a good body shot into Bomba's ribs.
A head kick misses from Brandao.
Bomba swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A head kick misses from Bomba.
Brandao has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Brandao there as he acknowledges the shot.
Bomba swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Bomba lands a high kick!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bomba fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brandao manages to avoid it.
Jose Brandao has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao throws a wild body kick that Bomba sees coming a mile off.
Brandao bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Brandao takes a swing at Bomba's ribcage but misses.
Bomba feints a counter leg kick.
Bomba's jab looks to have found its range, popping Brandao under the eye.
Bomba avoids the body shot from Brandao.
Brandao misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

Brandao looking to score a takedown here. Bomba is defending well but Brandao drives through and ends up in Bomba's guard.

Bomba wriggles free and stands up.
Brandao uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bomba.
Bomba slips under a jab from Brandao.
Bomba keeps the fight on the outside.

Brandao closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Bomba did well to prevent Brandao getting side control.

Bomba makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Bomba lands a leg kick that knocks Brandao off balance momentarily.
Brandao chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Bomba can pounce on him.
Bomba lands a jab to Brandao's midsection.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao throws a leg kick but Bomba sees it coming and moves out of range.
Bomba walks into a jab.
A decent looking cross lands there for Bomba.
A bone on bone clash there as Brandao blocks the leg kick.
Brandao swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Brandao misses with a two punch combination.
Brandao takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Bomba misses with an uppercut.
Tsar Bomba is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Bomba misses with a straight left.
Brandao misses with a straight right.
Brandao misses with a looping right.
Brandao misses with a combination
and Bomba counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Bomba scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Bomba throws a nice inside leg kick.
Bomba feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Brandaos jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
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!
Brandao slips under a jab.
Bomba misses with a two punch combination.
Bomba throws a body shot but no joy.
Bomba scores with a jab.
Bomba tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Brandao was well out of range. Poor timing from Bomba.
Brandao throws a wild body kick that Bomba sees coming a mile off.
Brandao throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Bomba misses with a two punch combination.
Bomba moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Bomba looks to score with a jab to the body but Brandao is just out of range.
Brandao swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Bomba lands a jab to the head.
Bomba throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Brandao tries to score with a low kick but Bomba moves his leg out of the way.
Brandao throws a sloppy head kick and Bomba moves out of range easily.
A good leg kick by Bomba.
Bomba ducks under a wild hook from Brandao.

And that's the end of the fight!
Tsar Bomba comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Bomba 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 Russell Pearce scores the fight 27:30
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Tsar Bomba!

Tsar Bomba seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: DUEL#65 Esposito vs Gaultier     
Date:   May 06, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Gerald Minor. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

176 cm
40
168 lbs
30 - 23 - 0
170 cm
38
162 lbs
20 - 19 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Very quick
Excellent grappler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 23 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 19 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Gerald Minor!
The judges for this bout are David Schapiro, Alyssa Summers and John Roberts.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Minor throws a body punch but Brandao moves out of range.
Brandao misses with a double jab

and Minor counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Brandao!
Minor working the ground and pound but Brandao is defending the strikes.
Minor is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Brandao will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.
Minor sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Brandao is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Minor has knee on belly and moves into mount.
Brandao wants to control but Minor is having none of it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao is looking to get to half guard.
Minor landing strikes, looking to finish!
Minor lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Brandao holding onto his opponent's waist for dear life, as Minor tries to land some strikes to get him to release his grip.
Minor is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Brandao can't stay in a position like this for much longer.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Poor strikes thrown by Minor there. More accuracy and less frantic strikes would help!
Brandao is squirming around, avoiding Minor's attempts to control the action.
Minor lands a heavy elbow.
Minor lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Minor unloads with some shots from mount but Brandao bucks and avoids them well.
Minor unloads with some shots from mount but Brandao bucks and avoids them well.
Brandao avoids a series of strikes thrown by Minor.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Minor controlling from the full mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Minor tries to control but Brandao wriggling away.
Brandao avoids a series of strikes thrown by Minor.
Minor lands a big shot there that rocks Brandao but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
Minor looking to finish with strikes here!
Minor tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Let's hope that Minor has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
Minor sends his fist crashing into the mat - the crowd let out a collective ooooooh. Let's hope he's not broken it!
Brandao wants to hold on but Minor pushes him away.
Brandao holding onto his opponent's waist for dear life, as Minor tries to land some strikes to get him to release his grip.
Minor thowing strikes but they're hitting the gloves, not doing any damage.
Minor has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Minor scores with a couple of good head shots there.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Minor is trying to control here but Brandao has managed to regain half guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Minor looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Brandao!
Minor lands some shots froms side control.
Minor advances nicely into full mount.
Minor thowing shots but they're missing.
Minor throwing strikes here but Brandao is writhing around nicely and avoiding any serious damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Minor can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Brandao is looking to escape.
Brandao wants to control but Minor is having none of it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Minor misses with a head shot.
Brandao is squirming around, avoiding Minor's attempts to control the action.
Minor thowing shots but they're missing.
Minor scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Brandao?
Minor looking to ground and pound but Brandao is blocking nicely.
Brandao taking shots to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Minor wants to control but instead Brandao manages to regain half guard.
Minor looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Brandao with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Minor trying to control from half guard but Brandao is working away.
Minor stalling away here and it's allowed Brandao to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Minor throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Brandao works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Brandao can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Minor controls the pace.
Gerald Minor has got the better of the ground game so far.
Brandao is trying to control the position but Minor postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Brandao is trying to control the position but Minor postures up.
Minor stays in close to Brandao's body and controls the position.
Minor slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
You can see the frustration on Brandao's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Minor tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
Minor looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Brandao is avoiding damage well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Minor lands an elbow.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Minor creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Brandao sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Minor looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Brandao is avoiding damage well.
Minor wants to control but Brandao is keeping him busy.
Minor tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Minor looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Brandao is avoiding damage well.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Gerald Minor showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
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!


Minor shoots for a takedown but Brandao saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Brandao appears to be looking for a big counter.
Brandao tries a head kick but it misses.
Minor throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Minor is looking to land body kicks.
Brandao throws a big shot that misses.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Brandao lands a slapping body shot.
Brandao throws a sloppy body shot
and Minor counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Brandao swings and misses with a shot to the body

and Minor counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Minor working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Brandao keeping moving, preventing Minor from controlling successfully.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Minor throwing strikes from guard but Brandao blocks nicely.
Minor trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Minor in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Brandao is trying to hold Minor in close to prevent damage but Minor has managed to pass into half guard.
Minor missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Minor throws a strike but Brandao avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Minor with a flurry of punches that miss.
Minor stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Brandao swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Jose Brandao has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Minor throws a big right hand that misses.
Minor trying to control but Brandao is working from the bottom.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Minor uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Brandao.
Minor throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Brandao avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Minor closes this distance looking for a takedown but Brandao circles away.
Brandao swinging wildly here.
Brandao throws a combination that misses
and Minor counters with a nice leg kick.
Minor connects with a looping right hand.
Minor shoots in and drives through. Brandao sprawls well.
Jose Brandao has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Gerald Minor.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao misses with a double jab
and Minor counters with a good low kick that Brandao was not able to check.
Minor swings for the body but Brandao moves out of range.
Brandao avoids the body shot from Minor.
A shot to the liver by Minor. Beautiful body shot.
Minor fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Brandao has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Brandao throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Brandao takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Brandao swings widly with a right hand

and Minor counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Minor tries to free his leg and advance position but Brandao is retaining full guard.
Brandao is trying to control the position but Minor postures up.
Minor wants to control from the top but Brandao keeps moving.
Minor trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Brandao manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!


That's four minutes gone in the round.
Minor pulls Brandao in close to prevent any damage.
Brandao trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Gerald Minor is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Minor has his hands on Brandao's head, controlling the position.
Minor 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.
Minor is pulling down on Brandao's head. It's preventing any offense from Brandao, at least for the moment.

And that's the end of the fight!
Gerald Minor comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Minor 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 David Schapiro scores the fight 26:30
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 26:30
Judge John Roberts scores the fight 26:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Gerald Minor!

After winning the bout, Gerald Minor thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: Havoc Midweek Mayhem 4     
Date:   Feb 08, 2017

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Sam Urai and Jose Brandao. Urai comes to the cage accompanied by Sever the Wicked. Sam Urai could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Jose Brandao's chin.

174 cm
33
170 lbs
20 - 12 - 2
176 cm
39
168 lbs
30 - 22 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 12 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of London, Sam Urai!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 22 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Gwen Towbar, Wesley Smith and Stewart Dunkirk.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Urai circles away from the clinch attempt
and Urai counters with a stiff right hand.
A slow jab from Brandao misses its intended target.
Brandao has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Brandao throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Urai scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Brandao bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A swing and a miss from Brandao.
Urai goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Brandao swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Brandao takes a jab right on the kisser.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A low kick from Brandao misses
and Urai counters with a nice uppercut.

Brandao has managed to clinch.
Urai takes a knee to the side of the body.
Brandao tries to land knees in the clinch but Urai avoids the damage to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A quick uppercut on the inside from Urai.
Brandao throws a head punch that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao misses with a punch on the inside.
Urai lands a body shot in the clinch.
Urai blocking some punches.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
A head punch on the inside from Brandao fails to land.
Urai lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Urai scores with a nice hook to the head.
Brandao lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Urai blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Brandao lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Brandao doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Urai with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.

It looks like Jose Brandao has been cut.
Brandao swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A short body shot lands from Urai as the two fighters clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Urai fails to land.
Urai scores with a nice hook to the head.
Urai 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.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Urai.
Brandao lands a hook to the side of the head.
Urai tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Brandao's elbow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Urai unloads a knee to the mid-section. Brandao lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Urai lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Brandao can't find room to land a body shot as Urai controls the action.
Still in the clinch, Brandao scores with a nice short uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Urai.
Brandao misses with a punch on the inside.
A short right from Urai on the inside.
Brandao pushes off an throws an elbow but Urai leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Urai lands a left hand.

Brandao is rocked!
Urai creates some distance for himself and unleashes a massive uppercut that sends Brandao's eyes rolling into the back of his head! Brandao drops to his knees and Urai pours it on with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:38 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Sam Urai!
Our winner, Sam Urai, 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.
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Event: Death Squad 366:Mike v Sean     
Date:   Dec 24, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Tatsuya Kawajiri and Jose Brandao. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the ring.

172 cm
38
155 lbs
24 - 15 - 2
176 cm
39
168 lbs
30 - 21 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Powerful

Lion Fightwear
Spartan Nutrition

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 15 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Tatsuya Kawajiri!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 21 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Chris Downing, Wesley Smith and Frank Dennis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kawajiri swats away the attempt to clinch by Brandao.
Brandao throws a wild body kick that Kawajiri sees coming a mile off.
Kawajiri ducks under a wild hook from Brandao.
Kawajiri lands with an overhand left.
The fighters circling - Brandao throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kawajiri jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Brandao moves in looking to clinch but Kawajiri pushes him off.
A head kick misses from Brandao.
Kawajiri throwing a counter right hand but Brandao manages to avoid it.
Brandao takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Kawajiri ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A jab from Brandao finds it's way through Kawajiri's defenses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice jab there from Kawajiri.
Kawajiri misses the shot to the body.
Brandao shapes to counter with a head kick.
Kawajiri scores with a body shot.
A slow jab from Brandao misses its intended target.
Brandao lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao throws a poor cross that misses
and Kawajiri counters with a nice body shot.
A bone on bone clash there as Kawajiri blocks the leg kick.
Brandao throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Kawajiri ducks under a wild hook from Brandao.
Brandao throws a body shot but no joy.
Tatsuya Kawajiri is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Kawajiri dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kawajiri looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
A left lands for Brandao.
Brandao scores with a one two! Kawajiri had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Brandao misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kawajiri.
Brandao misses with a body shot.
Brandao scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Kawajiri wants to clinch up but Brandao keeps it at a distance.
Brandao pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kawajiri.
Kawajiri is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Brandao.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kawajiri chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Brandao can pounce on him.
Kawajiri takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Brandao doesn't manage to clinch there - Kawajiri circles away.
Kawajiri appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Brandao.

Brandao drives through and clinches with Kawajiri against the ropes.
Kawajiri lands with a right to the head.
A short right from Brandao.
Nice body punch from Kawajiri.
Kawajiri blocks the elbow strike.
Kawajiri lands a body shot.
Brandao misses with some punches.
Kawajiri working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Brandao prevents a body shot from Kawajiri.
Kawajiri blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Brandao takes a shot to the head.
Kawajiri misses with a punch on the inside.
Kawajiri lands a left hand.
Brandao is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Kawajiri is defending well for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kawajiri softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.
Brandao misses with some punches.
Kawajiri digs a right hand into Brandao's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Brandao's gas tank.
Brandao looks winded!
Kawajiri lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.
Kawajiri avoiding damage as Brandao throws knees to the body.
Brandao misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Kawajiri.
Brandao leaning against his opponent.
Kawajiri misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kawajiri lands with a short shot to the head.
Kawajiri lands a shoulder strike.
Brandao misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Brandao.
Kawajiri lands a hook to the side of the head.
Brandao swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A nice right hand lands inside from Kawajiri.
Brandao misses with some punches.
Brandao swings away with an uppercut that misses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A short uppercut from Brandao.
Kawajiri throws a head punch that misses.
Kawajiri digs a right hand into Brandao's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Brandao's gas tank.
Kawajiri lands a nice uppercut.
Kawajiri misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao missing with knees to the body.
Brandao lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A head punch on the inside from Kawajiri fails to land.
Kawajiri misses with a punch on the inside.
Brandao landing some nice looking knees to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kawajiri.
Kawajiri softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.
Brandao trying to land knees to the body.
Brandao pressing his opponent against the ropes.
Kawajiri scores with a nice hook to the head.

Brandao is rocked!
Kawajiri lands a hook that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.
Brandao is still on wobbly legs! Can Kawajiri finish him?
Kawajiri on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Nice body punch from Kawajiri - that landed with a thud.
Kawajiri lands a shot to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kawajiri.
Still in the clinch, Kawajiri scores with a nice short uppercut.

Kawajiri's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.

Kawajiri has managed to clinch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A short left from Kawajiri.
Kawajiri scores with a shot to the side of Brandao's head.
Kawajiri lands a hook that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.
Kawajiri dips a shoulder and cracks Brandao with a mighty uppercut! Brandao falls back against the ropes and Kawajiri unloads with a barrage of strikes! Brandao is completely out with his eyes open, only supported by the ropes! Save him ref! Eventually the ref decides to do his job and jumps in - Kawajiri screams abuse at the incompetent official before going over to celebrate with his corner. Brutal stuff!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Tatsuya Kawajiri!
A very excited looking Tatsuya Kawajiri 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.
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Event: Death Squad 362:Pablo v Ville     
Date:   Dec 03, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Clarence McGee. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

176 cm
38
168 lbs
30 - 20 - 0
177 cm
27
170 lbs
14 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Sin City Allstars

Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Clarence McGee!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Tiny Johnson and Gwen Towbar.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao misses with an uppercut

and McGee counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Brandao working aggressively here.
Brandao managing to block the knees to the body from McGee.
McGee gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
McGee scores a nice knee to the body.
McGee trying to land knees to the body.
McGee blocks an uppercut.
McGee blocks an uppercut.
Brandao lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of McGee backwards.
McGee misses with a knee strike.
McGee on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Brandao wants to stall.
Our sources have told us that Brandao has been working on his elbows in the gym.
McGee with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Brandao misses with a short punch on the inside.
McGee throws an elbow that misses.
Brandao misses with the head strike.
McGee lands a nice knee to the body.
Brandao blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao has a couple of punches blocked by McGee.
McGee lands a knee to the head.
McGee blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Brandao avoiding damage as McGee throws knees to the body.
McGee pushes off an throws an elbow but Brandao leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the ropes.
McGee throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Brandao blocks it with crossed arms.
McGee lands an elbow inside.

It looks like Jose Brandao has been cut.
Brandao is stalling here.
McGee throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Brandao blocks it with crossed arms.
McGee misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Brandao.
Brandao has a couple of punches blocked by McGee.
McGee lands an elbow inside.
Brandao fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
McGee blocks a body shot from Brandao.
McGee missing with knees to the body.
McGee blocks an uppercut.
McGee has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Brandao seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if McGee can turn it around.
Brandao missing with knees to the body.
Brandao takes a knee right on the jaw!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Brandao avoiding damage as McGee throws knees to the body.
McGee tries to land knees in the clinch but Brandao avoids the damage to the body.
McGee tries to land knees in the clinch but Brandao avoids the damage to the body.
A short right from Brandao on the inside.
McGee blocks a punch to the side of the head.
McGee tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Brandao managing to block the knees to the body from McGee.
Knees in the clinch landing for McGee.
McGee lands an elbow inside that Brandao shrugs off.
Brandao utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Brandao working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
McGee comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Brandao working aggressively here.
McGee avoids a wild elbow strike from Brandao.
McGee throws a knee to the head but misses.
Brandao throws an elbow but it's blocked.
McGee lands an elbow inside that Brandao shrugs off.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McGee blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Brandao tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
McGee blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Brandao takes a knee right on the jaw!
McGee is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Brandao connects with a nasty looking knee right to McGee's face.
McGee blocks an uppercut.
Brandao is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. McGee is defending well for now.
McGee lands a knee to the head.
Brandao takes a knee right on the jaw!
McGee missing with knees to the body.
Brandao scores with a nice hook to the head.
McGee blocks an elbow strike.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Brandao lands a left hand.
McGee putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Brandao in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Brandao looking to slow down the pace here.
McGee with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McGee lands a good knee to the midsection. Brandao won't want to take too many of those.
A head punch on the inside from Brandao fails to land.
McGee crunches a lovely knee into Brandao's ribcage.
McGee tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Brandao avoids it.
McGee blocks a punch to the side of the head.
McGee throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Brandao blocks it with crossed arms.
Brandao trying to land knees to the body.
Brandao managing to block the knees to the body from McGee.
McGee tries a knee to the head but Brandao blocks it.
McGee blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Nice elbow from McGee.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Brandao.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Brandao throws a head punch that misses.
McGee avoiding damage as Brandao throws knees to the body.
McGee missing with knees to the body.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Brandao lands on the inside with an uppercut.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Clarence McGee dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Jose Brandao's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


A nice combination there by Brandao.
Brandao throws a sloppy head kick
and McGee counters with a solid body kick.
Brandao fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. McGee looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
McGee blocks a jab.
Brandao sets himself, and McGee steps forward looking for the clinch! Brandao avoids it this time.
Brandao throws a head kick that McGee semi-blocks.
Brandao misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Brandao lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Brandao throws a sloppy head kick
and McGee counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Both fighters circling a little - McGee finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
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!
Brandao scores with a jab to the jaw.
Brandao misses with a low kick.
McGee is trying to counter with his kicks.
Brandao jabs at McGee's body.
Jose Brandao is winning the standup battle so far.
Brandao throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
McGee steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Brandao.
Brandao scores with a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice leg kick lands there from McGee.
Brandao throws a low kick but it's checked well by McGee.
McGee is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Brandao sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
McGee tries to clinch but Brandao is having none of it.
McGee bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Brandao throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
McGee throws a nice outside leg kick.
Brandao throws a hook to the side of McGee's head but McGee sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Brandao lands a body shot.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A head kick by Brandao misses

and McGee counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by McGee.
McGee utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and McGee avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McGee using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
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!
McGee managing to block the knees to the body from Brandao.
McGee is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Brandao is defending well for now.
Brandao misses with the head strike.
McGee lands an elbow inside that Brandao shrugs off.
Brandao misses with some punches.
McGee lands a knee to the head.
Brandao looking to throw knees to the head but McGee is blocking nicely.
McGee tries a knee to the head but Brandao blocks it.
Brandao trying to land knees to the body.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. McGee obliges.
Clarence McGee seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
A nice glancing elbow lands by McGee.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Brandao.
Brandao lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. McGee obliges.
McGee misses with a knee to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao misses with a punch to the body.
A shot in the inside from Brandao.
McGee misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Brandao.
Brandao lands with a left to the head.
Brandao is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Brandao looking to slow down the pace here.
A knee to the head by McGee.
McGee tries to land knees in the clinch but Brandao avoids the damage to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Brandao.
Brandao takes an elbow to the temple.
McGee has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
McGee blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
McGee with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
With the fighters clinched against the ropes, Brandao creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Brandao utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Brandao.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McGee creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Brandao's defenses.
Brandao throws an elbow but it misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
McGee throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Brandao blocks it with crossed arms.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Brandao obliges.
McGee blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Brandao throws an elbow that misses.
McGee blocks an uppercut.
Brandao is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. McGee is defending well for now.
McGee tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Brandao avoids it.
Brandao struggles to land a body shot inside as McGee controls his hands.
McGee connects with a knee to the head.
A nice glancing elbow lands by McGee.
Brandao lands a left hand that snaps the head of McGee backwards.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Brandao takes a knee right on the jaw!
McGee utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
McGee comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Clarence McGee will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Jose Brandao'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. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Good standup being displayed there by Brandao as he connects with a hook.

Brandao drives through and clinches with McGee against the ropes.
McGee landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Brandao swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Brandao lands a damaging elbow.
McGee blocks an elbow strike.
Brandao crunches a lovely knee into McGee's ribcage.
Brandao misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from McGee.
Brandao tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
McGee lands an elbow inside that Brandao shrugs off.
Brandao throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McGee landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
McGee blocks a body shot from Brandao.
McGee lands an elbow inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Brandao fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Brandao takes an elbow to the temple.
McGee comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McGee tries to land knees in the clinch but Brandao avoids the damage to the body.
Brandao misses with a hook from the clinch.
Brandao misses with a hook from the clinch.
McGee managing to block the knees to the body from Brandao.
McGee lands an elbow that stopped Brandao in his tracks for a moment.
McGee tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Brandao avoids it.
McGee scores with a knee to the head.
Brandao tries to throw a body punch but McGee avoids it by throwing Brandao back against the ropes.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Brandao managing to block the knees to the body from McGee.
Knees to the body from Brandao.
Brandao managing to block the knees to the body from McGee.
Brandao lands an uppercut.
McGee crunches a lovely knee into Brandao's ribcage.
Knees in the clinch landing for Brandao.
Brandao misses with the head strike.
McGee blocking some punches.
Jose Brandao has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
McGee trying to land knees to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Brandao goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Brandao doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
McGee with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Brandao misses with a punch on the inside.
McGee tries to land a knee to the head but Brandao blocks with his arms.
McGee lands a knee to the body.
Brandao working aggressively here.
Brandao managing to block the knees to the body from McGee.
McGee blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Brandao fails to land.
Knees in the clinch landing for McGee.
Brandao lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Brandao throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
McGee lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Brandao managing to block the knees to the body from McGee.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Brandao on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
McGee with a knee to the head.
McGee connects with a knee to the head.
Brandao on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Brandao is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. McGee is defending well for now.
McGee takes a knee to the side of the body.
McGee trying to land knees to the body.
Brandao scores a nice knee to the body.
Brandao misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from McGee.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
McGee blocks the elbow strike.
McGee missing with knees to the body.
McGee trying to land knees to the body.
Brandao managing to block the knees to the body from McGee.
McGee crunches a lovely knee into Brandao's ribcage.
Brandao is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. McGee is defending well for now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McGee lands an elbow that stopped Brandao in his tracks for a moment.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brandao taking a breather.
McGee working Brandao over with knees to the body.
Brandao tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Brandao landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
McGee gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
McGee on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Brandao takes an elbow to the forehead.
McGee throws an elbow that misses.
Brandao working aggressively here.
McGee unloads a knee to the mid-section. Brandao lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
McGee lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
McGee lands an elbow just above Brandao 's eye.

Brandao is rocked!
A nice glancing elbow lands by McGee.
Oh Brandao is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
McGee blocks a punch to the side of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
McGee using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
McGee lands a damaging elbow.
McGee landing knees to the body.
McGee lands a knee to the body.
Brandao is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
A nice glancing elbow lands by McGee.

And that's the end of the fight!
Clarence McGee comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got McGee 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 Frank Dennis scores the fight 27:30
Judge Tiny Johnson scores the fight 27:30
Judge Gwen Towbar scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Clarence McGee!

Clarence McGee was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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Event: Death Squad 358:Pablo v Jihad     
Date:   Nov 19, 2016

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Michael Hayes. Hayes has chosen Blood Warriors as his entrance music. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

176 cm
38
168 lbs
29 - 20 - 0
179 cm
32
170 lbs
12 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Very quick
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Michael Hayes!
The judges for this bout are Chris Downing, Cecil Peabody and George Francis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao walks into a stiff left hand from Hayes.
Brandao takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Brandao throws a poor cross that misses
and Hayes counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Hayes throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Brandao throws a right and a left that both miss.
Brandao checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Brandao misses with an uppercut.
An inside leg kick from Brandao misses.
Hayes misses with a low kick.
Hayes fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Brandao avoids it really well and circles away.
Brandao throws a chopping leg kick but Hayes manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brandao misses with a jab to the body
enabling Hayes to counter with a crisp jab.
Hayes lands with a shot to the body.
A jab from Hayes does it's job there.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Hayes tries to sprawl but Brandao drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Brandao lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Brandao throws a strike but Hayes avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Hayes manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Brandao manages to get himself to full guard.

Brandao is in a tricky position. We've heard reports from his gym mates at The Iron Palace that he's been drilling escapes, so let's see if he can get back to his feet.
Hayes throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Hayes has been taking part in the yoga sessions down at Casino. Presumably he's going to look for a slick submission... Or maybe he's looking to avoid one.
Brandao is controlling Hayes's posture.

Hayes has gone for a leg lock! Brandao slips out almost immediately though and dives into Hayes's guard.

Hayes trying to control the position.
Brandao is looking to work some ground and pound but Hayes has wrist control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Hayes bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Brandao's guard.

The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Hayes throws a big right hand that misses.
Hayes trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Hayes wants to control from the top but Brandao keeps moving.
Hayes throwing strikes from guard but Brandao blocks nicely.
Hayes throws a strike but Brandao rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Hayes wants to sweep here but Brandao controlling him for the moment.
Hayes managing to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao stands up over Hayes, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Hayes is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Brandao wants to control from the top but Hayes keeps moving.
Hayes bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Brandao's guard.

Hayes pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Brandao is keeping the position for now.
Brandao is trying to keep Hayes in close.
Hayes working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hayes trying to control the position from guard on top but Brandao is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Brandao avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Hayes trying to control the position from guard on top but Brandao is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Brandao is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Hayes postures up in Brandao's guard and throws a big left but Brandao blocks it.
Hayes is pushing down on Brandao's leg trying to pass to half guard. Brandao is fighting to maintain full guard but Hayes has managed to sneak the leg through.
Hayes frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Hayes sends his fist crashing into the mat - the crowd let out a collective ooooooh. Let's hope he's not broken it!
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A big right from Brandao misses.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hayes throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Hayes swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hayes takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Hayes dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Brandao. That did some damage!
Brandao scores with a nice head shot.
Brandao checks a low kick from Hayes.
Hayes has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Brandao looks to score with a jab to the body but Hayes is just out of range.
Brandao falls off balance throwing a combination

and Hayes holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Hayes avoids it.
Still in the clinch, Hayes scores with a nice short uppercut.

Hayes pulls guard effortlessly.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Hayes tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Brandao connects with a couple of short punches.
Brandao has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Hayes wants to sweep but no luck.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hayes is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Hayes has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Brandao scoring with some ground and pound.
Hayes wants to sweep but no luck.
Brandao throwing strikes but missing.
Brandao preventing the sweep.
Brandao missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Michael Hayes has got the better of the ground game so far.
Brandao trying to control the position from guard on top but Hayes is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Hayes keeping full guard, as Brandao tries to pass.
Brandao postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Brandao stopping the sweep attempt from Hayes.
Hayes manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Brandao manages to get himself to full guard.


That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hayes passes Brandao's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Hayes is keen to just control but Brandao is a slippery customer.
Brandao is doing well to control the position and prevent Hayes from advancing to side control.
Brandao continues to stall.
Brandao trying to control from the bottom.
Hayes moves into full mount! Brandao won't be happy about that!
Brandao bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Brandao postures up in Hayes's guard and throws a big left but Hayes blocks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Hayes is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Hayes wants to sweep but no luck.
Brandao lands a couple of decent looking shots.

Hayes is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Brandao defends well.
Brandao working some strikes from top position.
Brandao makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Brandao keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Hayes's head.
Brandao works over Hayes with some ground and pound from guard.
Hayes looking to hit a scissor sweep but Brandao is one step ahead there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Hayes is on top in guard.

Hayes pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Brandao is keeping the position for now.
Brandao working a defensive guard here.
Hayes looking to pass the guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Jose Brandao will probably get the nod.
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!


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

Hayes tries to keep at a distance but Brandao has taken the fight into the clinch.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Brandao obliges.
Brandao fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Hayes tries to pull guard but Brandao forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Brandao misses with an elbow over the top.
Brandao lands with a right to the head.
Hayes jumps guard but Brandao stands there with Hayes around his waist. Hayes gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Hayes on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Brandao looking to slow down the pace here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brandao struggles to land a body shot inside as Hayes controls his hands.
Brandao creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Brandao fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Brandao misses with some punches.
Brandao avoiding damage as Hayes throws knees to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Hayes.
Brandao throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Hayes lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.
Hayes is trying to pull guard but Brandao has him pressed against the cage.
Jose Brandao has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Michael Hayes.
Brandao misses with a punch on the inside.
Hayes misses with a body punch.
Brandao scores with a hook to the body.
Hayes lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Brandao.
Hayes scores a nice knee to the body.
Brandao lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Hayes backwards.
Brandao working aggressively here.
Hayes blocking some punches.
Hayes goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Hayes.

Hayes breaks from the clinch.
Brandao throws a body punch but Hayes moves out of range.
Hayes shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brandao defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Hayes.
Brandao misses with a hook.
Brandao walks into a jab.
Hayes throws a looping overhand right but Brandao ducks down to avoid it.

Brandao clinches.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Hayes avoids it.
Brandao misses with a short punch on the inside.
Jose Brandao has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Hayes lands a body shot in the clinch.
Brandao landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.

Hayes breaks the clinch.
Hayes throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Brandao stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Brandao swings away with a body shot that misses
and Hayes counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

Brandao closes the distance and clinches.
Brandao working Hayes over with knees to the body.
Brandao has a couple of punches blocked by Hayes.
Brandao with a knee to the head.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hayes blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Hayes tries a body shot but Brandao blocks it.
Brandao prevents a body shot from Hayes.
Brandao takes an elbow to the temple.
Brandao lands a hook to the side of the head.
Hayes throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Brandao trying to control the position but instead, Hayes has worked for underhooks and has pushed Brandao into the cage.
Hayes connects with a nasty looking knee right to Brandao's face.
Hayes blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Hayes scores with a nice hook to the head.
Brandao throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Hayess head.
Hayes jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Brandao walks away with a smile on his face. Hayes gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Brandao tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hayes was well out of range. Poor timing from Brandao.
Hayes getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Hayes ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hayes jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hayes misses with a low kick.
Hayes lands a jab.
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!
Hayes moves away from the strike by Brandao.
Hayes tries to counter with a clinch but Brandao shakes him off and moves away.
Brandao lands with a nice body punch.
Hayes moves out of range as Brandao strikes.
Michael Hayes seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Hayes rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Brandao counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Brandao slips under a jab from Hayes.
Brandao scores with a nice right hand.
Brandao throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Hayes tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Brandao paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Hayes has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Hayes there as he acknowledges the shot.
A slow jab from Hayes misses its intended target.
Hayes lands a jab-cross combination.
Brandao throws a quick inside leg kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jose Brandao showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Brandao 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 Chris Downing scores the fight 29:28
Judge Cecil Peabody scores the fight 29:28
Judge George Francis scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Jose Brandao!

Jose Brandao was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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RATING
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Event: LKO Fight Night 10     
Date:   Sep 14, 2016

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Sergiu Petrescu. Brandao comes to the cage accompanied by Work Hard, Play Hard. Jose Brandao has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

176 cm
37
178 lbs
29 - 19 - 0
190 cm
26
196 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Sergiu Petrescu!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Bruno Lombardi and Dean Styles.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Petrescu defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Brandao.
Petrescu lands the left hand.
We've been told by Brandao's head coaches at Better Alternative ($800/week) that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Brandao wants to clinch.
Nice takedown defense from Petrescu. No joy for Brandao on that attempt.
Petrescu stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Petrescu wants it to stay on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jose Brandao. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Petrescu scores with a sloppy right hand. Brandao should have avoided that one.
Petrescu misses with a body shot.
Petrescu scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Brandao doesn't seem bothered though.
Brandao fails with the takedown
and Petrescu makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donk. Petrescu catches Brandao right on the button with a cross.

Brandao changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Petrescu looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
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!
You can see the frustration on Petrescu's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Petrescu is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Petrescu has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Brandao is working away from the top position though.
Petrescu is looking to improve his position.
Petrescu moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Petrescu looking for a sweep. Not yet Petrescu, not yet.
Petrescu seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Petrescu keeping moving, preventing Brandao from controlling successfully.

Petrescu throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Brandao stopping the sweep attempt from Petrescu.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao tries for a takedown but Petrescu sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Petrescu scores with a leg kick.
Sergiu Petrescu is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Brandao tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Petrescu swivels and escapes.
A little jabbing left from Petrescu on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Brandao shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Brandao tries to score a power double leg takedown but Petrescu sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Brandao somewhat.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Petrescu displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Brandao.
Brandao shoots in for a double leg but Petrescu sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Petrescu let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Brandao is trying hard to land a takedown here. Petrescu sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Brandao fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Brandao is breathing heavily.
Petrescu lands with an overhand left.
Nice shot by Petrescu.
Petrescu connects with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao takes one on the button.
Petrescu has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.

Petrescu drops Brandao with a beautiful combination! Brandao stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Petrescu is looking for the KO!

Brandao is rocked!

It looks like Jose Brandao 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!
Petrescu feints and then cracks Brandao's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Brandao down.
Oh Brandao is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Brandao throws a sloppy body shot
and Petrescu counters with a stiff jab, followed by a cross and an uppercut! That's too much punishment for Brandao to take - he tumbles to the canvas, blood pouring from his nose, barely conscious. That's the end of the fight! Great knockout by Petrescu!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:18 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Sergiu Petrescu!
A victorious Sergiu Petrescu thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: LKO Fight Night 7     
Date:   Aug 21, 2016

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Tom Bowman. Brandao kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Work Hard, Play Hard. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

176 cm
37
178 lbs
28 - 19 - 0
178 cm
28
177 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Decent boxing
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Tom Bowman!
The judges for this bout are Steve Montenegro, Dean Styles and Jorge Garcia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao misses the shot to the body.
Bowman looks for a takedown but Brandao sprawls well.
Bowman has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Brandao is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Brandao lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.

It looks like Tom Bowman has been cut.
Bowman showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Brandao.
Bowman will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Brandao misses with a body shot.
Bowman throws out a counter right but Brandao avoids it with no problem.
Brandao avoids a kick to the body.
Brandao swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brandao swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Brandao lands the left hand.

Bowman is rocked!
Brandao scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Bowman is still on wobbly legs! Can Brandao finish him?
Brandao is throwing a storm of strikes! Right hook, left hook and follows it up with a spinning back fist! Bowman hits the canvas like a rag doll! And just like that, this one is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Jose Brandao!
In his post fight interview, Jose Brandao started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: LKO6 The Great Opening     
Date:   Jul 03, 2016

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Lucas Blye. Brandao comes into the arena with Work Hard, Play Hard blaring out of the sound system. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

176 cm
37
178 lbs
27 - 19 - 0
173 cm
26
155 lbs
14 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Sun-Tzu

Notorious Clothing Co.



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Lucas Blye!
The judges for this bout are Reed Andrews, John Kavanagh and Jonathan Paton.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao throws a sloppy head kick and Blye moves out of range easily.
We've been hearing reports that Brandao has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Blye missing with a left hand there. Brandao was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Blye fails to land the takedown.
Brandao throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Blye's jab looks to have found its range, popping Brandao under the eye.
Brandao fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Blye manages to avoid it.
Blye moves forwards but Brandao connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Blye with a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Blye thuds a left hand into Brandao's body.
That kick from Brandao tenderised Blye's leg. Blye is trying to keep his angry face on.
Brandao fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Blye manages to avoid it.
Brandao throws a lazy head kick
and Blye counters with a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Brandao darts in and clinches Blye up against the cage.

Brandao lands a big knee to the head and Blye goes down! Brandao is looking to finish!

Blye is rocked!
Blye wants to control but Brandao postures up.
Blye is still in real trouble! Can Brandao finish him?
Blye is looking to regain half guard here but Brandao keeps moving and retains side control.
Brandao staying calm.
Blye seems to have recovered his senses.
Blye is trying to get back to half guard.
Brandao trying to control the action but Blye is working from the bottom.
Blye is trying to control Brandao's posture but Brandao avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Both fighters take a look at the clock.
Blye is trying to improve his position.
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!
Brandao trying to control the action but Blye is working from the bottom.
A lull in the action here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blye tries to bench press Brandao off him but Brandao keeps the position.
Blye is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Blye is looking to improve his position.
Blye tries to regain full guard. Instead though, Brandao has advanced to mount. Uh oh.
Blye tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Blye tries to hold on but Brandao pushes him away.
Blye is trying desperately to improve position.
Brandao controlling from mount.
Blye manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Blye tries to get to full guard but Brandao has control of the leg.
Brandao is thwarting Blye's attempts to control the position.
Brandao perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jose Brandao dominated that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Blye misses with a hook.
Blye missing with a left hand there. Brandao was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
As Blye backs away, Brandao returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Brandao is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Blye can do to turn this around?
Brandao cracks Blye with an open hand slap.
Brandao scores with a jab.
Blye misses with a wild combination.
Brandao appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Brandao scores with a jab to the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Blye wants to break free but Brandao has control.

Blye has dropped down and is working for a takedown. Brandao is trying to keep an underhook but Blye manages to get the takedown into half guard.

Brandao looking for submissions off his back.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Brandao blocking the ground and pound attempt from Blye.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blye takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Blye lands with a punch from half guard.
Blye winds up and cracks Brandao with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Brandao wants to get back to full guard.
Blye scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Blye not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Blye working the head and body with strikes.
Brandao wants to control but Blye is keeping busy.
Blye takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Blye working the head and body with strikes.
Brandao avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Blye.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blye throws a strike but Brandao avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Blye works over Brandao with some ground and pound from guard.
Blye with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Blye has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Blye is working Brandao over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.

Blye stands up over his opponent, looking to dive in with a big punch. Here he comes, superman style! Oh, the punch misses and Brandao has got him in a triangle choke for good measure! Oh no! Blye manages to get his head free but now Brandao has transitioned to an armbar! Blye grimaces and is forced to tap! Beautiful Jiu Jitsu from Brandao! I'd be surprised if that didn't end up as submission of the night!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:39 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Jose Brandao!
Jose Brandao 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.
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Event: AD338: Death Penalty     
Date:   Mar 13, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jai Setright and Jose Brandao. Setright kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is The Dagger. Brandao is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Work Hard, Play Hard. Rumors backstage are that the fighters have been paid to keep it standing but we know that would never happen in MMA!

176 cm
31
185 lbs
25 - 8 - 0
176 cm
35
178 lbs
27 - 18 - 0
Good wrestling
Dangerous knees
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Spartan Nutrition

Spartan Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the welterweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Jai Setright!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Dillan Fox, Trevor Gratis and Alec Ball.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Setright misses with a straight left.
A little jabbing left from Brandao on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Brandao pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A cross from Brandao lands.
Nice defenses there by Brandao.
Setright fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Brandao is out of range.
Setright throws a right hand that Brandao ducks under and follows up with a left that Brandao also avoids with ease.
Setright avoids the head kick by Brandao.

Setright drives through and clinches with Brandao against the cage.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Setright.
Setright with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Setright on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Brandao misses with a punch on the inside.
Brandao tries a knee to the head but Setright blocks it.
Brandao throws a knee to the head but misses.
Brandao is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Setright lands a body shot in the clinch.
Setright tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Brandao avoids it.
Brandao blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Brandao throws a punch but it's blocked by Setright.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Setright crunches a lovely knee into Brandao's ribcage.
Brandao looks winded!
Setright working Brandao over with knees to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Setright unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Still in the clinch, Setright scores with a nice short uppercut.
Setright lands a knee to the head.

It looks like Jose Brandao has been cut.
Setright taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Setright tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Brandao avoids it.
Knees in the clinch landing for Setright.
Setright landing some nice looking knees to the body.

Setright escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Brandao avoids a kick to the body.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Setright uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Brandao.
It looked like Setright wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Setright lands a nice shot that snaps Brandao's head back.
Setright pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Good exchange - Setright coming out on top.
We've been informed that Brandao 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.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Setright blocks a head kick by Brandao.
It looked like Setright wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Brandao doesn't manage to clinch there - Setright circles away.
Setright rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Brandao moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Brandao gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Brandao lands with an uppercut that bounces Setright off the cage and back into range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao misses with a left hand
and Setright counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Brandao keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Setright takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Setright scores with a three punch combo!

Brandao is rocked!
Ohhhhhhhhhh, brutal head kick from Setright! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:21 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Jai Setright!
Jai Setright retains his welterweight title!
A very excited looking Jai Setright 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.
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Event: AD331: Hello it's me     
Date:   Feb 13, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Mikael Lindgren and Jose Brandao. Lindgren comes to the cage accompanied by Come With Me. Brandao has chosen Work Hard, Play Hard as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

186 cm
35
171 lbs
21 - 8 - 0
176 cm
35
178 lbs
26 - 18 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Spartan Nutrition

Spartan Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Mikael Lindgren!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Yves DeLean, Gregory Folan and Dillan Fox.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lindgren displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Brandao throws out the jab.
Lindgren misses with a head kick.
Lindgren on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Brandao throws a leg kick that is checked
and Lindgren counters with a stiff right hand.
Nice shot lands for Brandao.
A chopping leg kick lands by Brandao.
Lindgren misses with a kick to the body.
Lindgren shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Lindgren. Brandao does a little dance to reset his feet.
Crunch! Lindgren slams his shin into Brandao's torso.
Good shot there by Brandao.

It looks like Mikael Lindgren has been cut.
Lindgren throws a hook but Brandao avoids it easily.
Brandao keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Lindgren throws the left hand but Brandao avoids the punch easily.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Brandao avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Brandao attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Lindgren shoots in looking for a takedown but Brandao manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Lindgren's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Brandao takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Brandao darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Lindgren tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Brandao was well out of range. Poor timing from Lindgren.
It seemed like Brandao was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao looks to land a left hand but Lindgren moved out of range nicely.
Brandao throws a shot from downtown. Lindgren moves away and avoids it.
Lindgren dips to his left and cracks Brandao with an uppercut!
Brandao takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Lindgren moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.

Brandao rushes Lindgren and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Brandao throws a punch but it's blocked by Lindgren.
Brandao working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Lindgren tries to work over Brandao's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Lindgren wants to break the clinch but can't.
Lindgren can't find room to land a body shot as Brandao controls the action.
Brandao lands with a right to the head.
Brandao working some nice short punches in the clinch.

Lindgren's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Lindgren defending well as Brandao loads up on a big left hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Brandao throws a hook but Lindgren blocks it.
Lindgren was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Brandao with a hook.
Good standup being displayed there by Lindgren as he connects with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lindgren swats away the attempt to clinch by Brandao.
We've been informed that Brandao 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.
Jose Brandao is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Brandao throws a jab but it's blocked by Lindgren.
Lindgren throws a quick inside leg kick.
Lindgren looks to score with a jab to the body but Brandao is just out of range.
Brandao was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Brandao is looking to clinch.
Brandao throws an overhand right that lands on Lindgren's shoulder, as Lindgren tries to avoid the shot.
Brandao bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Lindgren's head.
Brandao lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Lindgren circles away quickly and effectively.
Brandao connects with a nice looking jab.
Lindgren slips a straight right by Brandao.
Lindgren is looking to slow Brandao down with leg kicks.
Brandao throws a shot from downtown. Lindgren moves away and avoids it.
Lindgren fires out a quick counter leg kick but Brandao just manages to avoid it.
Brandao tries to close the distance and clinch up but Lindgren swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Lindgren cracks Brandao with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Lindgren's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Lindgren duly obliges.
Lindgren is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Lindgren fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Brandao appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Mikael Lindgren. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Brandao takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lindgren shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Lindgren throws a body punch but Brandao moves out of range.
Left hook, right uppercut from Lindgren.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Lindgren checks a leg kick.
Lindgren takes one on the button.
Brandao throws a hook but Lindgren blocks it.
Lindgren fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brandao manages to avoid it.
Brandao bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Lindgren connects with a single shot there.
Brandao misses the jab.
Brandao has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Lindgren.
Lindgren jabs Brandao right on the nose. Brandao blinks but takes it well.
Lindgren definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Brandao jabs Lindgren to the body, keeping him at a distance.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Lindgren throws a lazy right hand but Brandao sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A nice inside leg kick there by Brandao. That's going to slow Lindgren down.
Brandao lands with a shot to the body.
Brandao throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Lindgren stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao lands a nice shot that snaps Lindgren's head back.
Brandao throws a looping overhand right but Lindgren ducks down to avoid it.
Lindgren slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Brandao lands a nice shot that snaps Lindgren's head back.
Lindgren throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Lindgren lands a body shot.
Lindgren moves out of range of the strikes.
Brandao throws an overhand right that lands on Lindgren's shoulder, as Lindgren tries to avoid the shot.
Lindgren drops down looking for a counter takedown but Brandao sprawls and moves away.
Brandao swings widly with a right hand
and Lindgren counters with a nice uppercut.
Lindgren shoots in for a double leg but Brandao sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Lindgren takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Lindgren tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Brandao misses with a hook
and Lindgren counters with a stiff right hand.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Brandao tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Lindgren on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Lindgren ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Brandao slips under a jab from Lindgren.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Jose Brandao will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Mikael Lindgren's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Lindgren will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Brandao thows a left - swing and a miss!
Lindgren avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Lindgren scores with a jab to the head.

Lindgren shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Brandao is trying to defend but Lindgren finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Brandao keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Brandao is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lindgren is trying to control. Brandao wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Lindgren not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao works his way to full guard. Good work.
Lindgren tries to free his leg and advance position but Brandao is retaining full guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Lindgren looking to sit in guard and control but Brandao gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Brandao 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.
Lindgren tries to land a sweep but no joy.

Lindgren looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Brandao has picked Lindgren up and slammed him! Lindgren can't keep hold of the triangle and Brandao manages to pass to side control!
Brandao is staying tight to Lindgren's torso, preventing him from escaping.
Lindgren sneaks back into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lindgren trying to control but Brandao postures up.
Lindgren won't allow Brandao to pass to mount.

Lindgren looking for submissions off his back.
Lindgren wants to get back to full guard.
Brandao perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Lindgren tries to get to full guard but Brandao has control of the leg.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Brandao ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Lindgren connects with a crisp jab.
Lindgren misses with a series of wild punches.
Brandao checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Sloppy strikes from Lindgren. Those never looked like landing.
Brandao throws a hook to the side of Lindgren's head but Lindgren sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Lindgren throws a right and a left that both miss.
A swing and a miss from Brandao.
Brandao throws a shot from downtown. Lindgren moves away and avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Lindgren takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Lindgren changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Brandao moves out of range of the leg kick from Lindgren.
Lindgren takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
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!
The fighters circle momentarily. Lindgren darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Brandao blocks a low kick nicely.
Brandao is looking for the big counter here.
Lindgren throws a chopping leg kick but Brandao manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Brandao throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Lindgren on the side of the head.
A big left from Brandao misses.
Brandao throws a right hand that misses
and Lindgren counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Brandao works the jab nicely.
Mikael Lindgren is winning the standup battle so far.
Lindgren misses with a wild body shot.
Brandao throws a big shot that misses.
Lindgren bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Brandao's head backwards.
Lindgren misses with a low kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Brandao! But no joy.
Brandao ducks under a wild hook from Lindgren.
Lindgren uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Brandao.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Mikael Lindgren dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Mikael Lindgren's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Lindgren shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Brandao defends it nicely.
Brandao takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Lindgren throws a leg kick but Brandao moved away.
Lindgren ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Brandao moves away.
Brandao is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Lindgren missing with a left hand there. Brandao was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Brandao misses with a double jab.
Lindgren misses with a body kick.
Lindgren misses with a kick to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brandao takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Brandao misses with an uppercut.
Lindgren throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lindgren throws a leg kick that misses.
Brandao connects with a body shot that sends Lindgren's belly button to the back.
Lindgren lands with an overhand left.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lindgren throws a head kick that misses.
A slow jab from Brandao misses its intended target.
Lindgren misses with a kick to the body
and Brandao cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Jab from Brandao.
Lindgren misses with a body kick.
Lindgren misses with a leg kick.
Brandao loads up on a big right hand but Lindgren slips the punch.
Brandao throws a low kick but Lindgren moves out of range easily.
Brandao connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Lindgren fails with a takedown attempt.
Brandao throws a looping overhand right but Lindgren ducks down to avoid it.
Brandao swings widly with a right hand
and Lindgren counters with a stiff right hand.
Nice defenses there by Lindgren.
Lindgren is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Brandao.
Lindgren throws out a loose jab but Brandao uses good head movement to avoid it.
Lindgren lands a nice leg kick that just misses Brandao's sensitive parts.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A jab from Brandao does it's job there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Lindgren misses with a body kick.
Lindgren slips under a jab from Brandao.
Lindgren misses with a body shot.
Brandao thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nice body punch from Brandao.
Brandao misses with a wild combination.
Lindgren feinted with a counter takedown.
Brandao displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Lindgren throws out the jab.
Brandao tries to land a leg kick but Lindgren saw it coming and moves away.
A jab from Lindgren finds it's way through Brandao's defenses.
Brandao dips to his left and cracks Lindgren with an uppercut!
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Lindgren.
Lindgren shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Brandao but Brandao pushes him off and we're back to square one.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Mikael Lindgren. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Brandao throws a nice outside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A nice inside leg kick there by Lindgren. That's going to slow Brandao down.
Brandao has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Lindgren goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Brandao looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Lindgren throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Brandao sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Lindgren on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Brandao. Brandao obviously looking to wear him down.
Lindgren lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Brandao at a distance.
Brandao lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Lindgren feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Brandao's calf.
Brandao getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Brandao looks to land a left hand but Lindgren moved out of range nicely.
Lindgren is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Brandao.
Lindgren on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Brandao. Brandao obviously looking to wear him down.
Brandao scores with a jab. Lindgren acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Brandao looks to land a right hand but Lindgren moved out of range.
Lindgren throwing a counter right hand but Brandao manages to avoid it.
Brandao throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Lindgren throws a low kick but Brandao moves out of range easily.
Lindgren connects with a high kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
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!
Brandao throws a hook but Lindgren avoids it easily.
Brandao slips a jab and a cross from Lindgren.
Lindgren swings for the body but Brandao moves out of range.
Brandao throws out a counter right but Lindgren avoids it with no problem.
Lindgren fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Brandao fails in his attempt to clinch.
Brandao lands with a thumping leg kick.
Lindgren missing with a left hand there. Brandao was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Brandao takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Lindgren connects with an inside leg kick.
Brandao checks a low kick from Lindgren.
Lindgren displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Brandao throws out the jab.
Lindgren looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
A punch combination from Lindgren misses.
Brandao's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Brandao getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Brandao throws a low kick but Lindgren avoids it.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Jose Brandao.
I think Brandao 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 Yves DeLean scores the fight 28:29
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 28:29
Judge Dillan Fox scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jose Brandao!

An out of breath and clearly excited Jose Brandao thanked Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry for their help and support (and free stuff they sent him).
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Event: AD325: Step in     
Date:   Jan 16, 2016

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Xantos Aremis and Jose Brandao. Aremis comes to the cage accompanied by Infected Mushroom - Merlin. Brandao has chosen Work Hard, Play Hard as his entrance music. Xantos Aremis could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Jose Brandao's chin.

178 cm
33
178 lbs
21 - 10 - 0
176 cm
35
178 lbs
25 - 18 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Xantos Aremis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Robert Douchet, William Peck and Yves DeLean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Aremis misses the shot to the body.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Aremis moves out of range of the strikes.
Aremis looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
The fight stays on the outside here - Brandao looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
A bone on bone clash there as Brandao blocks the leg kick.
Aremis has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Aremis moves into range and connects with a jab.

Brandao has managed to clinch.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Aremis avoids it.
Brandao lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Aremis lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Aremis using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Brandao has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Brandao lands with a short shot to the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Aremis misses with some punches.
Aremis goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Aremis tries to land knees in the clinch but Brandao avoids the damage to the body.
Brandao struggles to land a body shot inside as Aremis controls his hands.
Brandao lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Brandao scores with a nice hook to the head.
Brandao misses with a punch on the inside.
Aremis tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Brandao's elbow.
Aremis lands a body punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A right hand to the body from Brandao.
Aremis goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Brandao is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Aremis is keeping busy.
Brandao blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Brandao lands a right hand that snaps the head of Aremis backwards.
Brandao misses with some punches.
Brandao working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Aremis tries to throw a body punch but Brandao avoids it by throwing Aremis back against the cage.
Aremis lands an elbow inside that Brandao shrugs off.
Aremis throws an elbow but it misses.
Brandao tries a body shot but Aremis blocks it.
Aremis lands with a left to the head.
Brandao using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Aremis has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Brandao throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Aremis blocks it with crossed arms.

Brandao breaks the clinch.
Nice defenses there by Brandao.
Aremis definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
An inside leg kick from Aremis misses.
Aremis avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Aremis takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Aremis throws a right and a left that both miss.
Aremis blocks a jab.
Aremis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Brandao throws an overhand right that lands on Aremis's shoulder, as Aremis tries to avoid the shot.
Aremis thows a leg kick but Brandao checks it
and Brandao counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Brandao stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Aremis.
Aremis lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Brandao lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Aremis looks to score with a jab to the body but Brandao is just out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Brandao! But no joy.

Brandao clinches up with Aremis and pushes him back against the cage.
Aremis blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Brandao escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Aremis throws a low kick but Brandao avoids it.
Aremis just misses with a punch to the body.
Aremis on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Aremis throws the left hand but Brandao avoids the punch easily.
Aremis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Brandao circles away from the clinch attempt.
Brandao works the jab nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Aremis takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Brandao throws a right hand that misses
and Aremis counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Brandao lands with a cross.
Brandao buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Aremis lands a glancing blow to the side of Brandao's head.
Brandao tries to clinch up but Aremis circles away and keeps his distance.
Aremis throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Brandao sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Brandao tries a low kick but Aremis avoids it.
Brandao bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Aremis circles away from the clinch attempt.
Brandao jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Aremis takes a swing at Brandao's ribcage but misses.
Brandao looks to land a left hand but Aremis moved out of range nicely.
Brandao misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Brandao lands with an uppercut that bounces Aremis off the cage and back into range.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
A short right from Aremis on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Aremis has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Aremis misses with a punch to the body.
Aremis is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Aremis swings wildly with an uppercut but Brandao uses good head movement to avoid it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Aremis.
Aremis pushes off an throws an elbow but Brandao leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Brandao dodges an elbow strike from Aremis.
Brandao blocks a body shot from Aremis.
Brandao avoids the elbow strike from Aremis, against the cage.
Aremis tries a body shot but Brandao blocks it.
Brandao blocks an elbow strike from Aremis.
Aremis lands a left hand.
Aremis swings wildly with an uppercut but Brandao uses good head movement to avoid it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Aremis misses with some punches.
Brandao pushes Aremis back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Aremis tries to break the clinch but Brandao is controlling the position.
Aremis swings away with an uppercut that misses.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Aremis missing with a left hand there. Brandao was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Aremis checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Brandao stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Brandao misses with a low kick as Aremis jumps back.
Aremis's corner calls for a 1-2. Aremis obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Brandao cracks Aremis with an open hand slap.
Aremis scores with a shot to the body.
Aremis throws a series of punches but Brandao moves out of range.
Aremis swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Aremis misses with a straight right.
Brandao throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Aremis cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Aremis throws a poor cross that misses
and Brandao connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Brandao slips a jab from Aremis.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Aremis looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
A slapping leg kick lands for Brandao.
Brandao tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Aremis manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Brandao takes a jab right on the kisser.
Aremis throws a right hand that misses
and Brandao counters with a three punch combo that has Aremis backing up. Aremis nods at Brandao to acknowledge the strikes.
Aremis throws a left and a right that both miss
and Brandao counters with a left to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Brandao throws a jab but it's blocked by Aremis.
Brandao keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Brandao slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Aremis fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Brandao uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Aremis has time to react.
Aremis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Brandao was well out of range. Poor timing from Aremis.

Aremis instigates a clinch.
Brandao has a couple of punches blocked by Aremis.
Aremis misses with the head strike.

Aremis escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A telegraphed right hand from Brandao misses the target.
Aremis is looking to counter punch.
Brandao rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Aremis moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Brandao feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Aremis's calf.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Brandao clinches.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Brandao has a couple of punches blocked by Aremis.

Brandao breaks the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Decent striking displayed by Brandao there.
Aremis connects with a body shot that sends Brandao's belly button to the back.
A nice leg kick lands there from Brandao.
Brandao scores with a jab to the head.
Aremis wants to clinch up but Brandao keeps it at a distance.
Brandao scores with the left hand. Aremis knows he should have avoided that one.
Brandao throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Aremis waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Brandao.
Brandao takes one to the side of the head.
Aremis moves to clinch but Brandao breaks away
and Brandao connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Aremis fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Aremis misses with an uppercut. Brandao saw that one coming.
Aremis looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Aremis defending well as Brandao loads up on a big left hand.
It looked like Aremis was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Brandao.
Aremis misses with a wild combination.
Brandao fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao misses with a right hand
and Aremis counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Brandao thinking.
Good exchange - Brandao coming out on top.
Brandao tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Brandao changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Brandao throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Aremis cracks a nice hook into Brandao's ribs.
Brandao misses with a right hand
and Aremis counters with a right hand to the body.
Brandao displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Aremis throws out the jab.
Brandao cracks Aremis with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Brandao lands a head shot.
Brandao darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
A cross from Aremis lands.
Brandao has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brandao bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Brandao connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Brandao throws a hook to the side of Aremis's head but Aremis sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A big left from Brandao misses.
Brandao 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.
Aremis looks for the body kick but Brandao saw that one coming.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aremis swings for the body but Brandao moves out of range.
A little jabbing left from Brandao on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Brandao throws a looping overhand right but Aremis ducks down to avoid it.
A left lands for Aremis.
Brandao connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Aremis's hands.
Aremis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Brandao.
Aremis walks into a left hand.
Aremis throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Brandao counters with a stiff right hand.
Brandao with a nice cross.
Brandao tries to clinch but Aremis moves away
and Aremis counters with a stiff right hand.
Brandao misses with a low kick.
Aremis looks to land a right hand but Brandao moved out of range.
Brandao moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Brandao scoring well with a low kick there.
Aremis lands with a right hand.
Brandao misses with a body shot.
Brandao misses with a double jab.
Jose Brandao is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Aremis throws an off balance right hand
and Brandao connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jose Brandao 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! 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.


Aremis connects with a crisp jab.
Aremis swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Brandao counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Brandao throws a poor cross that misses
and Aremis counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Brandao lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

Aremis closes the distance and clinches.
Aremis tries to stall but Brandao uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Aremis.
Brandao lands a right hand that snaps the head of Aremis backwards.
Brandao tries a knee to the head but Aremis blocks it.
Aremis doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Aremis blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Aremis lands a right hand.
Brandao landing some nice looking knees to the body.
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!
Brandao utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Aremis throws a head punch that misses.
Jose Brandao seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
A nice right hand lands inside from Brandao.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A short right from Aremis on the inside.
Brandao misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao misses with the head strike.
Brandao misses with some punches.
Brandao throws a head punch that misses.
Aremis trying to stall but Brandao improves his position.
Aremis scores with a shoulder strike.
Brandao blocks an uppercut.
Aremis throws a punch but it's blocked by Brandao.
Aremis throws a punch but it's blocked by Brandao.
Aremis tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Aremis lands a body punch.
Aremis misses with a body punch.
Brandao trying to control the position but instead, Aremis has worked for underhooks and has pushed Brandao into the cage.
Aremis tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Brandao landing knees to the head.

It looks like Xantos Aremis has been cut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Brandao.
Aremis misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Aremis stalling in the clinch but Brandao improves position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aremis lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.
Aremis lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Brandao struggles to land a body shot inside as Aremis controls his hands.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Aremis.
Aremis lands a hook to the side of the head.
Aremis tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Brandao lands with a light punch inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Aremis misses with the head strike.
Aremis throws a punch but it's blocked by Brandao.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Brandao.
Aremis misses with a body punch.
Aremis pushes Brandao back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Aremis lands with a right to the head.

Brandao's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Aremis misses with a wild body shot.
Brandao swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Aremis scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Aremis has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Brandao finds it's way round the side to connect with Aremis's head.
Brandao moves in looking to clinch but Aremis pushes him off.
Jose Brandao is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jose Brandao seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Brandao lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Brandao uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Aremis.
Brandao throws out a counter right but Aremis avoids it with no problem.
Aremis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Aremis shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Brandao throws a right hand that Aremis ducks under and follows up with a left that Aremis also avoids with ease.
Brandao listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Aremis throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Xantos Aremis has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Brandao tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Aremis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Brandao.
Aremis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Brandao moves away.
Brandao connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Some wild striking there from Aremis.
The fighters circle momentarily. Brandao darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Aremis tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Brandao.
Brandao scores with a nice strike.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Brandao connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Aremis closes this distance looking for a takedown but Brandao circles away.
Good exchange - Brandao coming out on top.
Aremis takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Aremis is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Brandao scores with a shot to the body.
A left lands for Brandao.
Brandao works over Aremis's head and body with a nice combination.

Aremis has taken the fight to the clinch.
Aremis misses with a hook from the clinch.
Brandao misses with the head strike.

Brandao escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Aremis lands a nice looking body kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Aremis looks to throw the jab but Brandao is out of range.
Aremis takes one to the chin there.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Jose Brandao.
I've got Brandao 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 Robert Douchet scores the fight 27:30
Judge William Peck scores the fight 27:30
Judge Yves DeLean scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jose Brandao!

Jose Brandao very nearly forgot to thank Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
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Event: AD323: WLF     
Date:   Dec 27, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Tom Ryan. Chooooooooon! I think Brandao might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Work Hard, Play Hard. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

176 cm
34
178 lbs
25 - 17 - 0
184 cm
35
175 lbs
20 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Tom Ryan!
The judges for this bout are Ian Loll, Alec Ball and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao cracks Ryan with a good jab.
A clash of legs there as Brandao blocks the low kick.
Ryan attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Ryan stuns Brandao with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Brandao with a nice cross.
Ryan misses with an attempted mid kick.
Brandao lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
A big right from Brandao misses.
Ryan was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
An inside leg kick lands from Brandao.
An inside leg kick lands from Ryan.
Ryan throws a leg kick
and Brandao counters with a head kick. That will keep Ryan thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
Brandao takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Brandao.
We've been told by Brandao's head coaches at LOD: Xtreme MMA that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Ryan throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A jab from Brandao does it's job there.
Brandao throws a head kick but Ryan moves out of range.
Ryan shapes to counter with a head kick.
Ryan showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Brandao.
Brandao throws a head kick but Ryan moves out of range.
A chopping leg kick lands by Ryan.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A punch lands to the side of Ryan 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Brandao tries to clinch up but Ryan circles away and keeps his distance.
Brandao moves out of range of the strikes.
Brandao smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Brandao avoids the body shot from Ryan.
Ryan cracks the inside of Brandao's front leg.
Ryan closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Brandao tries to clinch there but Ryan circles away.
Ryan ducks under a wild hook from Brandao.
A slapping body kick lands there for Ryan.
Brandao scores with a jab. Ryan acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Brandao moves out of range as Ryan strikes.
Brandao takes a swing at Ryan's ribcage but misses.
A nice leg kick lands there from Brandao.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ryan dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Brandao. That did some damage!
Brandao throws a leg kick but Ryan checks it.
Brandao is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Ryan scores with a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ryan tries to move into range but Brandao moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Ryan throws a body punch but Brandao moves out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Brandao on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
That kick from Brandao tenderised Ryan's leg. Ryan is trying to keep his angry face on.
Brandao throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ryan has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Brandao.
Brandao checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Ryan just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromBrandao.
Brandao lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Ryan circles away quickly and effectively.
Ryan is looking to chop away at Brandao's legs.
Ryan drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Brandao throws a big shot that misses.
Brandao backing away here, and Ryan unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Brandao throws a series of punches but Ryan moves out of range.
Brandao takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A big left from Brandao misses.
Ryan explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Ryan uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Brandao.
Ryan blocks a head kick by Brandao.
As Brandao backs off Ryan throws a huge counter combo but Brandao manages to avoid it all.
Brandao throws a shot from downtown. Ryan moves away and avoids it.
Brandao fails to land with a series of punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao scores with the left hand. Ryan knows he should have avoided that one.
An inside leg kick lands from Ryan.
Brandao misses with a series of wild punches.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ryan throws a jab but it's blocked by Brandao.
Ryan connects with a solid leg kick.
Brandao pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ryan throws a shot to the body.
Ryan looks for the body kick but Brandao saw that one coming.
Ryan swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Ryan lands with a kick to the ribs.
Ryan throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ryan throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Ryan is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Brandao rather than just go for the knockout.
A jab from Brandao misses.
Brandao fails with an attempt to clinch.
Ryan walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Ryan blocks the body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Good standup being displayed there by Ryan as he connects with a hook.
Brandao throws a leg kick
and Ryan counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ryan chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Brandao fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Ryan looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Ryan, right into the meat.
Brandao moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Ryan swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Brandao throws a lazy right hand but Ryan sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ryan ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ryan misses with a straight right.
Ryan blocks a head kick by Brandao.
Ryan ducks under a wild hook from Brandao.
Brandao scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nice shot lands for Brandao.
Ryan throws a shot from downtown. Brandao moves away and avoids it.
Brandao looks to land a right hand but Ryan moved out of range.
Ryan scores with a nice body kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jose Brandao dominated that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Brandao misses with a straight right.
Brandao takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Brandao lands a glancing blow to the side of Ryan's head.
Ryan attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Jose Brandao is winning the standup battle so far.
Ryan throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Brandao throws a low kick but Ryan avoids it.
Ryan misses with a series of wild punches.
Ryan misses with a low kick as Brandao jumps back.
Ryan throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Brandao takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Brandao throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ryan walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
A nice combination there by Brandao.
A solid leg kick lands there for Ryan.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ryan lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Ryan circles away from the clinch attempt.
Ryan blocks a jab.
Ryan tries a quick counter leg kick but Brandao is wise to it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ryan scores with a nice body kick.
Brandao lands with a shot to the body.
Brandao lands a leg kick that knocks Ryan off balance momentarily.
Ryan lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Brandao throws a shot from downtown. Ryan moves away and avoids it.
Ryan fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Brandao.
Brandao misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ryan.
Brandao ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ryan connects with a jab.
Ryan misses with a low kick.
Brandao throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Ryan on the side of the head.
Ryan takes a swing at Brandao's ribcage but misses.
Ryan misses with a body shot
and Ryan takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Brandao scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Ryan doesn't seem bothered though.
Ryan misses with a low kick.
Ryan checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Ryan chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Brandao can pounce on him.
Ryan throws a poor cross that misses
and Brandao counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Brandao uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ryan.
Brandao connects with a leg kick. Ryan looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

Brandao moves into the clinch successfully.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the head but Ryan blocks with his arms.
Brandao lands a nice uppercut.
A short left from Ryan.
Brandao scores with a knee to the head.
Ryan misses with some punches.
Ryan misses with a short punch on the inside.
Brandao misses with a short punch on the inside.
Brandao scores with a nice hook to the head.
Ryan throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Brandaos head.
Brandao tries a knee to the head but Ryan blocks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Brandao misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ryan misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ryan lands a body shot.
A head punch on the inside from Ryan fails to land.
Brandao tries a knee to the head but Ryan blocks it.
A right handed body shot lands from Ryan.
Brandao throws a punch but it's blocked by Ryan.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Brandao.
Ryan tries to work over Brandao's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Ryan can't find room to land a body shot as Brandao controls the action.
Brandao trying to land knees to the body.
Brandao tries a knee to the head but Ryan blocks it.
Brandao swings wildly with an uppercut but Ryan uses good head movement to avoid it.
A nice left hand lands by Ryan.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao working Ryan over with knees to the body.
A nice right hand lands inside from Brandao.
Brandao lands a right hand that snaps the head of Ryan backwards.
Ryan blocks an uppercut.

Brandao breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ryan.
Ryan looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Ryan throws a leg kick which misses Brandao's front leg but catches the back leg as Brandao tries to avoid it.
Ryan tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Brandao swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ryan loads up on a big right hand but Brandao slips the punch.
Ryan throws the kick towards the body but Brandao avoids it.
Brandao thinks about countering with a head kick.
Ryan misses with a looping right.
An attempted straight right counter from Brandao misses the target.
A low kick from Ryan misses
and Brandao counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Ryan has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ryan with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Brandao with a jab.
Brandao lands a high kick!
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jose Brandao dominated that second round.
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!


Ryan lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Ryan throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Brandao lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Ryan.
Brandao sizes up Ryan with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Ryan throws a front kick aimed at Brandao's knee but Brandao avoids it well.
An attempted straight right counter from Brandao misses the target.
Ryan's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Brandao misses the jab.
Brandao throws a shot to the body.
Brandao turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Brandao misses with a head kick.
Brandao throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Ryan uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Brandao has time to react.
Brandao will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
A low kick from Ryan is predictable there
and Brandao counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ryan blocks a head kick by Brandao.
Ryan throws a chopping leg kick but Brandao manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Brandao thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ryan takes one to the chin there.
Ryan pivots, looking for a leg kick but Brandao is out of range and Ryan settles back down.
Brandao misses with a hook. Ryan ducked under it nicely.
Ryan throws a hook but Brandao avoids it easily.
Brandao goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Brandao scores with a nice head shot.
Brandao scores with a decent looking hook.
Ryan looks to score with a jab to the body but Brandao is just out of range.
Ryan walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Brandao checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Brandao takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Ryan uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Brandao.
A low kick from Ryan is predictable there
and Brandao counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ryan throws a body punch but Brandao moves out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ryan misses with a leg kick.
Ryan tries to land a front kick but Brandao steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ryan cracks Brandao with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ryan bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Brandao's head backwards.
Brandao is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Ryan can do to turn this around?
Ryan circles away from the clinch attempt.
Nice shot by Brandao.
Brandao misses with a hook. Ryan ducked under it nicely.
Ryan lands a head kick. Brandao smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Brandao 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.
Ryan looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Ryan lands with a nice body kick.
Brandao takes a jab right on the kisser.

Brandao is rocked!
Brandao throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ryan sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Brandao throws a lazy head kick
and Ryan counters with a stiff right hand.
Oh Brandao is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Brandao misses the shot to the body.
Brandao misses with a hook
and Ryan counters with a slapping leg kick.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Brandao takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Ryan thows a body kick. Brandao tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Brandao misses with a wild combination.
Brandao misses with a leg kick.
Brandao wants to slow Ryan down by chopping away at his legs.
Ryan drops a shoulder and throws an uppercut that cracks Brandao right on the button. Brandao goes down! Ryan follows him to the mat and finishes the job with more strikes! Ryan gets the win via TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:54 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Tom Ryan!
A victorious Tom Ryan thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: AD317: Striking Gold     
Date:   Nov 21, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Mikael Lindgren and Jose Brandao. Chooooooooon! I think Lindgren might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Come With Me. Brandao is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Work Hard, Play Hard. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

186 cm
34
171 lbs
19 - 7 - 0
176 cm
34
178 lbs
24 - 17 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Mikael Lindgren!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Alec Ball, Ian Loll and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lindgren avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Brandao keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Lindgren wants to land a leg kick but Brandao is out of range.
The fight stays on the outside here - Brandao looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Lindgren keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
An inside leg kick from Brandao misses.
Lindgren throws a hook but Brandao blocks it.
Brandao moves out of range as Lindgren throws a body kick.
Lindgren throws a low kick but Brandao moves out of range easily.

Brandao rushes Lindgren and presses him up against the cage.
Lindgren swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Lindgren doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Lindgren breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Brandao has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Lindgren finds it's way round the side to connect with Brandao's head.
Brandao throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Lindgren fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Brandao has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Brandao looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Brandao throws the left hand but Lindgren avoids the punch easily.
Brandao misses with a head kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Lindgren manages to avoid it.
Brandao takes a jab right on the kisser.
Brandao tries to clinch but Lindgren is having none of it.
Brandao tries to clinch but Lindgren is having none of it.
Brandao throws a sloppy head kick and Lindgren moves out of range easily.
Lindgren defending well as Brandao loads up on a big left hand.
Brandao staying out of range there.
Brandao feints a counter leg kick.
Brandao throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Lindgren misses the target.
Lindgren closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Brandao has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Brandao uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Lindgren.
Brandao misses with a body shot.
Jose Brandao is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Brandao misses with a head kick.
Brandao checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Brandao misses with a kick to the body.
Brandao uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Lindgren.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Lindgren.
Brandao swings widly with a right hand
and Lindgren counters with a nice low kick that buckles Brandao's knee momentarily.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Lindgren 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 Brandao has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Brandao and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao fails in his attempt to clinch.
Lindgren looks to land a body kick but Brandao moved away.
Brandao uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Lindgren.
Lindgren throws a right and a left that both miss.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Brandao walks into a stiff left hand from Lindgren.
Brandao throws a low kick but it's checked well by Lindgren.
Lindgren fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Brandao scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Lindgren chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Brandao throws the kick towards the body but Lindgren avoids it.
Lindgren half committed to a counter leg kick.
Lindgren looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Brandao scores with a kick to the midsection.
Nice jab there from Lindgren.
Brandao throws out a loose jab but Lindgren uses good head movement to avoid it.
Lindgren half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Brandao throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Lindgren's head.

It looks like Mikael Lindgren has been cut.

Lindgren shoots in and bounces Brandao off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Brandao working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Lindgren.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao keeping full guard, as Lindgren tries to pass.
Brandao is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Lindgren gets full guard.

Lindgren is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Lindgren is trying to control the position but Brandao postures up.
Lindgren working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Brandao.
Brandao preventing the sweep.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lindgren is working hard here to advance position.

Lindgren working for a triangle but Brandao defends it easily.
Lindgren has his hands on Brandao's head, controlling the position.
Brandao wants to stand but Lindgren is controlling his posture from full guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Mikael Lindgren dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Mikael Lindgren's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Lindgren throws a shot from downtown. Brandao moves away and avoids it.
Lindgren with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Brandao looks to land a left hand but Lindgren moved out of range nicely.
Lindgren walks into a jab.
Brandao is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Lindgren tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Brandao was well out of range. Poor timing from Lindgren.
It seemed like Brandao was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Lindgren lands with an uppercut that bounces Brandao off the cage and back into range.
Brandao blocks a leg kick.
Brandao wants to counter the offense by Lindgren and move into the clinch position.
Lindgren tries to land a front kick but Brandao steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Brandao crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Lindgren - the referee stops the clock and Brandao gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Lindgren. Brandao manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Lindgren dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

Brandao darts in and clinches Lindgren up against the cage.
A short right from Brandao 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!
Lindgren tries to break the clinch but Brandao is controlling the position.
Brandao holding his opponent close, against the cage.

Lindgren turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Lindgren manages to end up in side control.
Lindgren advances nicely into full mount.
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.
Lindgren tries to control but Brandao wriggling away.
Lindgren fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!
You get the feeling that Brandao really doesn't like being in this position too much.
Brandao wants to hold on but Lindgren pushes him away.
Lindgren scoring with strikes but Brandao is staying in there.
Brandao's corner are shouting for him to stand up but that's bad cornering - how is he meant to stand up when he's mounted? He should be looking to improve his position on the ground before trying to stand back up.
Lindgren landing shots from mount.

Lindgren is working on an americana here. Ooh, that looks pretty nasty! Nope, Brandao has managed to escape the submission attempt.
Mikael Lindgren overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Lindgren lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao regains half guard.
Lindgren 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.

Lindgren is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Brandao is just riding it out for now. Lindgren eventually gives up the hold.
Brandao is pressing down on Lindgren's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Lindgren stays in close to Brandao's body and controls the position.

Lindgren content to sit in guard, stalling... Great. Oh but he could get punished here because Brandao has locked up a guillotine! Brandao's face is contorted as he sqeezes tight on the submission attempt - will he finish? Lindgren is holding on here and Brandao must be using up a lot of energy. Lindgren has gone limp! He's out! He's out cold! Brandao gets to his feet, tossing aside his stricken foe. Arms raised, he milks the applause from the crowd. Great submission!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:55 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Jose Brandao!
Jose Brandao made sure to mention his sponsor, Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry in his post fight interview.
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Event: CCF 236: Lom vs. Sheen     
Date:   Oct 03, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Kevin James. Brandao kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Work Hard, Play Hard. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

176 cm
33
178 lbs
23 - 17 - 0
175 cm
38
170 lbs
21 - 16 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kevin James!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
James throws a left and a right that both miss
and Brandao counters with an outside leg kick.
James doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Brandao takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
James thuds a left hand into Brandao's body.
A telegraphed right hand from James misses the target.

James looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
Brandao keeping moving, preventing James from controlling successfully.
James looking to pass the guard.
Brandao pulls James in close to his closed guard and prevents James from doing any damage or advancing position.
James scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
James in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
James is looking to work some ground and pound but Brandao has wrist control.
James stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Brandao swivels though and keeps the full guard.
James throws a big right hand that misses.
James trying to control but Brandao is working from the bottom.
James distracts Brandao with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Brandao controls James momentarily but James frees himself.
James with a flurry of punches that miss.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
James forces his way into half guard.
James wants to advance to full mount but Brandao doesn't think that's going to happen and regains full guard instead.
James wants to control from the top but Brandao keeps moving.

Brandao is looking for a triangle but James pushes his legs off easily.
Brandao is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
James sitting in guard, not really doing much.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
James is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
James throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Brandao avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
James with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Brandao has James pulled in close to control his posture.
Brandao preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Brandao looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
James trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
James trying to control but Brandao is working from the bottom.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Brandao tries to land a leg kick but James saw it coming and moves away.
Brandao stuns James with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
James cracks Brandao with an open hand slap.
James dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
James walks into a jab.
James takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Kevin James seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
James uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Brandao.
Brandao pulls out of a head kick attempt.

James throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Brandao was covering up waiting for the punch and James finishes the takedown easily into guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


James displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Brandao throws out the jab.
Brandao walks into a stiff left hand from James.
Jose Brandao is winning the standup battle so far.
Brandao digs a good hook to James's body.
James throws a one two combo.
Brandao walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.

James drives through with a takedown into Brandao's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
James trying to control the position from guard on top but Brandao is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
James trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Kevin James has got the better of the ground game so far.
Brandao is pulling down on James's head. It's preventing any offense from James, at least for the moment.
Brandao keeping moving, preventing James from controlling successfully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
James tries to free his leg and advance position but Brandao is retaining full guard.
Brandao seems keen to control James's posture.
Brandao not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
James working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
James looking to pass the guard.
Brandao working a defensive guard here.
James has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
James postures up and lands a big shot to Brandao's brow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Brandao working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from James.

Brandao looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
James trying to control the position from guard on top but Brandao is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Brandao had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. James defends it easily.
James wants to control from the top but Brandao keeps moving.
James postures up in Brandao's guard and throws a big left but Brandao blocks it.
James with a flurry of punches that miss.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao keeping moving, preventing James from controlling successfully.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Brandao tries to land a front kick but James steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
James on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Brandao misses with an uppercut.
Brandao throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Brandao looks to throw the jab but James is out of range.
James misses with a takedown attempt
and Brandao counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
James swinging wildly here.
James lunges at Brandao with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Brandao's hand.
James's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and James duly obliges.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao misses with a hook. James ducked under it nicely.
Brandao dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Brandao throws a series of punches but James avoids them all with ease.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
James misses with a looping left.
Brandao tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and James is able to avoid easily.
Brandao staying out of range there.
Brandao ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Brandao leaves James with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
James jabs Brandao to the body, keeping him at a distance.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Kevin James 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!


James looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
James fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Brandao swings for the body but James moves out of range.
Brandao throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Brandao swings for the body but James moves out of range.
James throws a looping overhand right but Brandao ducks down to avoid it.
Brandao throws a head kick but James moves out of range.

James looking to score a takedown here. Brandao is defending well but James drives through and ends up in Brandao's guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brandao keeping moving, preventing James from controlling successfully.
James postures up and lands a big shot to Brandao's brow.
Brandao pulls James in to control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
James trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Brandao has control of James's left arm, preventing James from doing any damage.
Brandao keeping moving, preventing James from controlling successfully.
James throwing strikes from guard but Brandao blocks nicely.
James working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Brandao seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Brandao throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
James tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Brandao throws a low kick but it's checked well by James.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Brandao.
James pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Brandao back to the cage. James follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
James ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Brandao moves away.
Kevin James is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
The fighters circle momentarily. Brandao darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Brandao takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
James lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
James gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Brandao counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
James changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Brandao tries to avoid it but James manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Brandao to the ground. Brandao escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Jose Brandao has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Kevin James.
James misses with a series of wild punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
James fails with the takedown
and Brandao counters with a massive head kick! KABOOM! James is out cold! A devastating KO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:13 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Jose Brandao!
An out of breath and clearly excited Jose Brandao thanked Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry for their help and support (and free stuff they sent him).
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Event: CCF 233: Kersikov vs. Monkey     
Date:   Sep 12, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Bobby Butcher and Jose Brandao. Brandao has chosen Work Hard, Play Hard as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

174 cm
31
167 lbs
23 - 18 - 0
176 cm
33
178 lbs
22 - 17 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bobby Butcher!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Butcher ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Butcher missing with a left hand there. Brandao was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Brandao punishes Butcher's body with a nice straight punch.
Butcher has been working on his boxing with his coaches at LOD: Fight Club in the buildup to the fight.
Brandao looks to land a right hand but Butcher moved out of range.
Butcher shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Butcher fails with the takedown.
Bobby Butcher seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Butcher goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.

Butcher rushes Brandao and presses him up against the cage.
Butcher goes for a takedown attempt but Brandao pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bobby Butcher. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Butcher throws out a loose jab but Brandao uses good head movement to avoid it.
Butcher darts in looking for a takedown but Brandao gets double underhooks and turns Butcher into the cage.
Brandao looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Brandao fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Butcher manages to avoid it.
Brandao leaves Butcher with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Butcher shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Brandao as he jumps to the side.
Butcher takes a kick to the side of the head.

Butcher gets the takedown into side control.
Butcher working away.
Brandao gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.

Butcher is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Brandao sees it coming and defends easily.
Butcher throwing shots but Brandao is blocking nicely.
Butcher working Brandao over with strikes.

Butcher seems to be working for a kimura but Brandao defends the submission attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
Brandao blocking the ground and pound attempt from Butcher.
Brandao wants to control but Butcher is keeping busy.

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

Butcher is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Brandao doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Butcher.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Brandao works his way to full guard. Good work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao keeping full guard, as Butcher tries to pass.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
The fighters circling - Butcher throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Brandao feints a counter leg kick.
Butcher throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Butcher with a hook.
Butcher tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Brandao counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Butcher looks for a takedown but Brandao sprawls well.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Brandao.
Brandao loads up on a big right hand but Butcher slips the punch.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Brandao.
Butcher shoots in looking for a takedown. Brandao tries to sprawl out of it but Butcher keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Brandao manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Butcher counter with a right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Butcher wants to clinch.
A jab from Brandao misses.
Butcher misses with an uppercut.
Brandao steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Brandao takes one to the chin there.
Brandao moves out of range of the strikes.

Butcher closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Brandao trying to land knees to the body.
Brandao trying to stall but Butcher improves his position.
Brandao lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Butcher backwards.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Bobby Butcher will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Brandao lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Butcher closes this distance looking for a takedown but Brandao circles away.
Butcher fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Brandao raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Butcher slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Brandao thuds a left hand into Butcher's body.
Jose Brandao seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Nice jab there from Brandao.
Brandao throws a body kick that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brandao fails to land with a series of punches.
Butcher fails with a takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bobby Butcher. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao slaps away a takedown attempt from Butcher, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Brandao appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Brandao throws a low kick, looking for Butcher's leg but Butcher calmly moves out of range.
Butcher avoids the head kick by Brandao.
Nice takedown defense from Brandao. No joy for Butcher on that attempt.
Brandao throws a jab but it's blocked by Butcher.
Butcher stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Butcher shoots in but Brandao avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Brandao was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Butcher lands a nice shot to the body.
Brandao throws out a loose jab but Butcher uses good head movement to avoid it.
A quick step to the side and Butcher tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Butcher looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Brandao is fending him off so far but Butcher persists. Nope, Brandao circles away and we're back to standing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Butcher dives in and scores a takedown into Brandao's guard.
Butcher trying to control but Brandao is working from the bottom.
Butcher is looking to work some ground and pound but Brandao has wrist control.
Butcher throws a big right hand that misses.

Brandao is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Brandao is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Butcher not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Butcher with a flurry of punches that miss.
Butcher trying to control but Brandao is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Butcher postures up.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Brandao connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Butcher closes this distance looking for a takedown but Brandao circles away.
Jose Brandao is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Butcher shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Brandao pinned against the cage. Brandao gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Butcher shoots and misses
and Brandao cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Butcher is rocked!
Brandao drops Butcher with a huge uppercut! Butcher drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes. Brandao is raining down punches and the ref stops the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:45 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jose Brandao!
Jose Brandao managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry, into his post fight interview.
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Event: CCF Midweek Mayhem 196     
Date:   Aug 19, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Dack Fayden. Brandao's entrance music is Work Hard, Play Hard. A fine choice. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

176 cm
33
178 lbs
21 - 17 - 0
182 cm
31
185 lbs
22 - 20 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Dack Fayden!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Percy O'Donnell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fayden tries to clinch but Brandao moves away
and Brandao counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Brandao jabs Fayden right on the nose. Fayden blinks but takes it well.

It looks like Dack Fayden has been cut.

Fayden shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Brandao holds on and takes a little breather.

Fayden is holding a leg here, probably looking for an ankle lock - he drops back and goes for it! Brandao is in trouble! Is it all over??? No! Brandao has escaped and now he's on top!

Fayden looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Brandao passes into half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fayden wants to get back to full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fayden has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Brandao is working away from the top position though.
Fayden is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Fayden wants to control but Brandao is keeping busy.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Jose Brandao is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A looping hook to the body misses from Brandao. Fayden does a little dance to reset his feet.
Fayden takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Fayden fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Brandao was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Fayden counters with a straight right hand.
Fayden misses with a combination
and Brandao counters with a left and a right that stings Fayden.
Fayden throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Brandao feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Fayden lands a head shot.

Fayden shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Brandao is trying to defend but Fayden finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fayden is figuring out what he wants to do next.

Fayden wants to work for an arm triangle but Brandao is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Still in half guard, Fayden seems content to control.
Fayden with the ground and pound but Brandao uses the opportunity to regain guard.
Fayden trying to control but Brandao is working from the bottom.
Fayden is fighting to break Brandao's control of his arms but Brandao is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Brandao avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Fayden looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Fayden swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Brandao counters with an outside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Brandao goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Brandao ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fayden moves away.
Fayden tries to counter by closing the distance.
Fayden bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Brandao's head backwards.
Brandao throws a leg kick but Fayden checks it.
A little jabbing left from Fayden on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Fayden comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Fayden fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brandao manages to avoid it.
Brandao swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Fayden.

Fayden pushes Brandao up against the cage in a clinch.
Fayden prevents a body shot from Brandao.
A nice right hand lands inside from Brandao.
Fayden tries to pull guard but Brandao forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Brandao missing with knees to the body.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Jose Brandao will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Dack Fayden's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Brandao misses with a jab to the body
and Fayden cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Fayden uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Brandao.
Brandao fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Fayden has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Fayden misses with a series of wild punches.
Fayden misses the jab.
Fayden shoots in but Brandao avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Fayden stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Brandao.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fayden moves forwards but Brandao connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Fayden misses with a looping right.
Brandao staying out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Fayden checks a leg kick.
Fayden swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Fayden misses with an uppercut. Brandao saw that one coming.
Brandao is looking to counter with head kicks.
Brandao slips a jab from Fayden.
Brandao loads up on a big right hand but Fayden slips the punch.
Fayden swinging wildly here.

Fayden shoots in and gets a takedown into Brandao's guard.
Brandao looking to control.
Fayden looking to sit in guard and control but Brandao gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Brandao pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Fayden is keeping the position for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fayden not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Fayden working a defensive guard but Brandao manages to pass into side control anyway.
Fayden is trying to control Brandao's posture but Brandao avoids it.
Brandao tries to advance to mount but Fayden instead regains half guard.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Fayden won't allow Brandao to pass to mount.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fayden. Brandao does a little dance to reset his feet.
Brandao throws a counter high kick but Fayden was just alert enough to avoid it.
Fayden misses with a takedown attempt - Brandao sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Brandao takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Brandao wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Fayden shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Brandao as he jumps to the side.
Jose Brandao has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dack Fayden.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Brandao enables Fayden to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Brandao manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
My spies in LOD: Xtreme MMA inform me that Fayden has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Brandao keeping moving, preventing Fayden from controlling successfully.
Fayden might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Brandao haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fayden being controlled here momentarily.
Brandao's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Fayden engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Dack Fayden showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Dack Fayden's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Brandao misses with a low kick as Fayden jumps back.
Fayden takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
A punch lands to the side of Brandao 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Brandao misses with a double jab.
Fayden misses with a takedown attempt
enabling Brandao to counter with a crisp jab.
Brandao lands with a kick to the temple. Fayden shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Fayden throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Brandao misses the shot to the body.
Fayden tries to close the distance and clinch but Brandao swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Fayden bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
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!
Fayden trying to control the position but Brandao is working away.
Fayden connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Brandao some visible discomfort.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fayden wants to control but Brandao is keeping him busy.
Fayden tries to advance to mount but can't.

Fayden is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Brandao knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Brandao struggling a bit here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Fayden wants to lay and pray for a moment but Brandao keeps working.
Brandao tries to improve position but can't.
Fayden trying to control the position but Brandao is working away.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Brandao wants to control but Fayden postures up.
Fayden tries to move to mount but Brandao blocks the move with his legs.
Brandao is trying to control Fayden's posture but Fayden avoids it.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Donk. Fayden catches Brandao right on the button with a cross.
A shot to the body from Fayden misses

and Brandao counters with a head kick that drops Fayden to the mat! Fayden scrambles across the canvas and gets back to his feet, still wobbly!

Fayden is rocked!

That has opened up Dack Fayden's cut even more.
Jose Brandao is winning the standup battle so far.
Brandao throws a wild body kick that Fayden sees coming a mile off.
Fayden is still on wobbly legs! Can Brandao finish him?
Fayden uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Brandao.
Fayden seems to have recovered his senses.
Brandao throws an overhand right that lands on Fayden's shoulder, as Fayden tries to avoid the shot.
Fayden looks for a takedown but Brandao sprawls well.
Brandao getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fayden shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Brandao as he avoids it easily.
Jose Brandao has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dack Fayden.
Brandao throws a wild body kick that Fayden sees coming a mile off.
Fayden misses with a double jab.
Brandao was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Fayden slips under a jab from Brandao.
Fayden avoids the body shot from Brandao.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Brandao throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Brandao looks to land a right hand but Fayden moved out of range.
Dack Fayden is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Fayden looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Brandao is fending him off so far but Fayden persists. Nope, Brandao circles away and we're back to standing.
Fayden pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Brandao is looking to counter punch.
Brandao throws a half hearted mid kick.
Fayden misses with a hook.
Brandao was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Fayden wants to clinch up but Brandao keeps it at a distance.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jose Brandao clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Dack Fayden'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.


Fayden misses with a wild body shot.
As Fayden backs away, Brandao returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Brandao misses with a head kick.
Fayden just misses with a punch to the body.
Fayden fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Fayden misses with a looping right.
Fayden digs a good body shot into Brandao's ribs.
Brandao misses with a series of wild punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fayden changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Brandao cracks a nice hook into Fayden's ribs.
Brandao slips a jab and a cross from Fayden.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fayden pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Brandao scores with a head kick. Fayden tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Brandao ducks under a wild hook from Fayden.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Brandao.
Fayden lands with an uppercut that bounces Brandao off the cage and back into range.
A solid leg kick lands there for Brandao.
Brandao thows a leg kick but Fayden checks it
and Fayden counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Brandao thinking.
Fayden throws a predictable looking body shot
and Brandao connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Brandao uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fayden.
Brandao looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Some wild striking there from Fayden.
Brandao misses with an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fayden fails with the takedown.
Fayden takes a jab right on the kisser.
Brandao lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

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

Fayden fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Brandao to the ground. Fayden is now in Brandao's guard.
Fayden controls from within his opponent's guard.
Brandao can't keep his opponent in guard - Fayden advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fayden working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Brandao's thigh. Brandao counters though and makes it back to full guard.
Fayden trying to control but Brandao is working from the bottom.
Fayden throwing strikes from guard but Brandao blocks nicely.
Brandao utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Fayden looking to sit in guard and control but Brandao gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Brandao pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Fayden is keeping the position for now.
Brandao trying to control but Fayden is working from the bottom.

Fayden is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Fayden can't keep his opponent in guard - Brandao advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jose Brandao had his way with Dack Fayden in that round.
The cut man is working on Dack Fayden's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Brandao thows a left - swing and a miss!
Brandao misses with a head kick.
Fayden moves out of range of the body kick from Brandao.
Fayden wants to counter the offense by Brandao and move into the clinch position.
Brandao scores with the left hand. Fayden knows he should have avoided that one.
Sloppy strikes from Fayden. Those never looked like landing.
Dack Fayden seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Brandao steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Fayden.
Fayden swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Brandao counters with a straight right hand.
Fayden swings and misses with a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brandao connects with an inside leg kick.
Fayden swings widly with a right hand
and Brandao counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Brandao fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fayden manages to avoid it.
Fayden tries to counter with a clinch but Brandao shakes him off and moves away.
Fayden scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Fayden dives in for a single leg takedown but Brandao sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Brandao connects with a leg kick. Fayden looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Fayden throws an off balance right hand
and Brandao counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A good leg kick by Brandao.
Brandao attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Brandao misses with a body shot.
Brandao connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Fayden's hands.
Fayden looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Brandao is fending him off so far but Fayden persists. Nope, Brandao circles away and we're back to standing.
Fayden's jab looks to have found its range, popping Brandao under the eye.
Fayden's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Fayden lands an overhand right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fayden misses with a takedown attempt
and Brandao counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Jose Brandao has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dack Fayden.
Fayden shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Brandao pinned against the cage. Brandao gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Fayden is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fayden chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Brandao can pounce on him.
Fayden looks for a takedown but Brandao sprawls well.
Brandao misses with a looping right.
Fayden shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Brandao pinned against the cage. Brandao gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fayden bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fayden takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Fayden fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
The fight stays on the outside here - Fayden looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Brandao lands with a nice body punch.
Fayden 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.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fayden misses with the combination.
Fayden jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Brandao thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Brandao. Fayden shrugs it off though.
Fayden blocks a head kick by Brandao.
Fayden lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.

Fayden shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brandao looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Fayden looking to pass the guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jose Brandao showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Brandao 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 Don Winkell scores the fight for Jose Brandao!
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight for Jose Brandao!
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight for Jose Brandao!

Jose Brandao wins by unanimous decision!

Jose Brandao gave a mention to Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry in his post fight interview. That will please them (and hopefully generate some sales).
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Event: CCF Midweek Mayhem 192     
Date:   Jul 17, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Aulis Tyrmaaja and Jose Brandao. Brandao has chosen Work Hard, Play Hard as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

178 cm
31
181 lbs
15 - 9 - 0
176 cm
32
178 lbs
21 - 16 - 0
Great wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Spartan Nutrition

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Aulis Tyrmaaja!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tyrmaaja tries to clinch there but Brandao circles away.
Tyrmaaja fails in his attempt to clinch.
Brandao tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Tyrmaaja buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Tyrmaaja throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Brandao's waist but Brandao gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Tyrmaaja off to one side.
Tyrmaaja shoots in for a takedown but Brandao shows good takedown defense.
Brandao drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tyrmaaja defends it well.
We've been informed that Brandao 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.
Tyrmaaja wants to clinch up but Brandao keeps it at a distance.
Brandao tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tyrmaaja has a takedown stuffed.
Tyrmaaja definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Aulis Tyrmaaja. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Tyrmaaja looks for a takedown but Brandao sprawls well.
Brandao feints the counter takedown.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Tyrmaaja clinches up against the cage.
Tyrmaaja taking a break, stalling in the clinch.

Tyrmaaja breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Brandao checks a low kick from Tyrmaaja.
Horrible takedown attempt by Tyrmaaja or perhaps it was just good defense by Brandao, which made it look bad.
Brandao is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyrmaaja looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Brandao takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Tyrmaaja.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Tyrmaaja.
Brandao changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Brandao stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Brandao wants it to stay on the feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao circles away from the clinch attempt.
Tyrmaaja misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Brandao tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Tyrmaaja tries to land a body kick

and Brandao decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Tyrmaaja's guard.
Tyrmaaja looking for a sweep. Not yet Tyrmaaja, not yet.
Brandao postures up.
Tyrmaaja tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Brandao stays in close to Tyrmaaja's body and controls the position.
Tyrmaaja 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.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tyrmaaja is trying to control the position but Brandao postures up.
Tyrmaaja looking for a sweep. Not yet Tyrmaaja, not yet.
Tyrmaaja is controlling Brandao's posture.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Jose Brandao is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Tyrmaaja lands a head kick!
Tyrmaaja misses with a takedown attempt - Brandao sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Tyrmaaja throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tyrmaaja finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Tyrmaaja throws out a loose jab but Brandao uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tyrmaaja is looking to chop away at Brandao's legs.
Tyrmaaja shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Brandao pinned against the cage. Brandao gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Brandao is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brandao takes one on the chin but seems OK.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Danga de danga de dang - Tyrmaaja scores with a four punch combination!
An inside leg kick lands from Tyrmaaja.
Tyrmaaja lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Tyrmaaja misses with a double jab.
Aulis Tyrmaaja is winning the standup battle so far.
Tyrmaaja looks for a takedown but Brandao sprawls well.
Brandao drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tyrmaaja defends it well.
A combination from Tyrmaaja does no damage.
And Brandao tries to counter it with a takedown but Tyrmaaja pushes his down on his head and steps out.
A clash of legs there as Brandao blocks the low kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyrmaaja throws a jab when Brandao was well out of range.
Brandao drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tyrmaaja defends it well.
Tyrmaaja lands with a cross.
Tyrmaaja looks to score with a jab to the body but Brandao is just out of range.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Tyrmaaja is defended easily by Brandao.
And Brandao tries to counter it with a takedown but Tyrmaaja pushes his down on his head and steps out.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Aulis Tyrmaaja. That's going to take a lot out of him.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tyrmaaja looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
And Brandao tries to counter it with a takedown but Tyrmaaja pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Tyrmaaja closes this distance looking for a takedown but Brandao circles away.
Brandao drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tyrmaaja defends it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tyrmaaja tries to bum rush Brandao with a series of wild strikes but Brandao uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Tyrmaaja misses with a body shot.
And Brandao tries to counter it with a takedown but Tyrmaaja pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Tyrmaaja swinging wildly here.
Tyrmaaja tries to score with a low kick but Brandao moves his leg out of the way.
Tyrmaaja lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Brandao circles away quickly and effectively.
A lazy left from Tyrmaaja finds it's target.
Tyrmaaja swings and misses with a hook to the body.
And Brandao tries to counter it with a takedown but Tyrmaaja pushes his down on his head and steps out.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tyrmaaja swings wildly with a couple of big hooks

and Brandao counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Tyrmaaja tries to land a sweep but no joy.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Brandao trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Tyrmaaja looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Tyrmaaja being controlled here, momentarily.
Tyrmaaja wants to sweep but no luck.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Brandao stays in close to Tyrmaaja's body and controls the position.
Tyrmaaja wants to sweep here but Brandao controlling him for the moment.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Aulis Tyrmaaja dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Tyrmaaja tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Brandao circles away from the clinch attempt.
Brandao tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.

Tyrmaaja drives through and clinches with Brandao against the cage.
Tyrmaaja throws an elbow but it misses.
Brandao pressing his opponent against the cage.
Brandao dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Brandao continues to stall. The referee tells him to work or he's going to break them up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tyrmaaja drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Brandao gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Brandao keeps control of Tyrmaaja as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Brandao stalling against the cage.
Tyrmaaja misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Brandao taking a breather.
Tyrmaaja changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Brandao fights it off and pushes away nicely.

Tyrmaaja clinches with his opponent.
Brandao slowing the pace effectively.
Tyrmaaja letting Brandao take a breather here.
Brandao receives a warning from the referee for stalling.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The ref breaks the fighters up, due to lack of action by Jose Brandao.
Tyrmaaja tries to work over Brandao's front leg with a kick but Brandao checks it.
Tyrmaaja misses with a wild body shot.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tyrmaaja.
Tyrmaaja throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

Tyrmaaja shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Brandao napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Tyrmaaja tries to score with some ground and pound. Brandao controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Brandao tries to buck Tyrmaaja off but Tyrmaaja is having none of it.
Tyrmaaja throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Tyrmaaja throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and Brandao works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tyrmaaja tries to pass the half guard into mount. Brandao knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Brandao works his way to full guard. Good work.
Brandao is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Brandao keeping moving, preventing Tyrmaaja from controlling successfully.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Tyrmaaja accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Aulis Tyrmaaja clearly takes that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Tyrmaaja dips to his left and cracks Brandao with an uppercut!
Aulis Tyrmaaja is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Tyrmaaja looks to score with a jab to the body but Brandao is just out of range.
Brandao tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Tyrmaaja changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Brandao tries to avoid it but Tyrmaaja manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Brandao to the ground. Brandao escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Brandao feints the counter takedown.
Tyrmaaja throws a lazy uppercut

and Brandao counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Brandao.
Brandao passes Tyrmaaja's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Tyrmaaja wants to control but Brandao is keeping busy.
Jose Brandao has got the better of the ground game so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tyrmaaja tries to roll over but Brandao keeps him under control.
Tyrmaaja gets full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Brandao stopping the sweep attempt from Tyrmaaja.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Brandao stays in close to Tyrmaaja's body and controls the position.
Tyrmaaja not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Tyrmaaja looking for a sweep. Not yet Tyrmaaja, not yet.
Tyrmaaja wants to stand but Brandao is controlling the position.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Tyrmaaja will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Tyrmaaja misses the jab.
Brandao is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Tyrmaaja takes a swing at Brandao's ribcage but misses.
Brandao with the counter takedown but Tyrmaaja avoids it easily.
Tyrmaaja tries to close the distance and clinch but Brandao swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Brandao drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tyrmaaja defends it well.
Tyrmaaja shoots in for a takedown but Brandao shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Brandao is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Aulis Tyrmaaja. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Tyrmaaja shoots in for a takedown but Brandao shows good takedown defense.
Brandao is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Tyrmaaja lands a leg kick that knocks Brandao off balance momentarily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tyrmaaja throws a chopping leg kick but Brandao manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Brandao drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tyrmaaja defends it well.
Tyrmaaja throws a leg kick but Brandao sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Tyrmaaja shoots in for a takedown but Brandao shows good takedown defense.
Tyrmaaja tries to score a power double leg takedown but Brandao sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Tyrmaaja somewhat.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Brandao avoids the body shot from Tyrmaaja.
Tyrmaaja is looking to wear down Brandao with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Tyrmaaja connects with a looping right hand.
Brandao avoids the head kick by Tyrmaaja.
Tyrmaaja misses with a wild combination.
Brandao feints the counter takedown.
Brandao takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
And Brandao tries to counter it with a takedown but Tyrmaaja pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Tyrmaaja fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Brandao avoids it really well and circles away.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Aulis Tyrmaaja will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Tyrmaaja fails to land the takedown.
Brandao with the counter takedown but Tyrmaaja avoids it easily.
Tyrmaaja misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Brandao with the counter takedown but Tyrmaaja avoids it easily.
Tyrmaaja tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Brandao defends well and Tyrmaaja ends up having to push Brandao into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Brandao feints the counter takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Aulis Tyrmaaja. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Tyrmaaja misses with an uppercut. Brandao saw that one coming.
And Brandao tries to counter it with a takedown but Tyrmaaja pushes his down on his head and steps out.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brandao ducks under a wild hook from Tyrmaaja.
Tyrmaaja closes the distance and clinches up with Brandao, looking for a takedown. Tyrmaaja pushes Brandao against the cage but Brandao circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Brandao with the counter takedown but Tyrmaaja avoids it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrmaaja misses with an uppercut.
Brandao with the counter takedown but Tyrmaaja avoids it easily.
Tyrmaaja is looking to clinch.
Brandao is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.

Brandao tries to sprawl but Tyrmaaja drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Tyrmaaja is just content to waste time from the top position. Brandao takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.
Brandao pulls Tyrmaaja in close to prevent any damage.
Tyrmaaja has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyrmaaja throws a strike but Brandao rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.
Tyrmaaja is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Brandao sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Tyrmaaja's guard.
Tyrmaaja wants to control but Brandao is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Brandao perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tyrmaaja is trying to maintain the position but Brandao is very close to passing his half guard.
Brandao is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Tyrmaaja is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Aulis Tyrmaaja is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Tyrmaaja wants to control but Brandao passes into side.
Tyrmaaja pushes Brandao away and creates a bit of space to escape. He's almost out here... but no, Brandao gets a good hold of his legs and remains firmly in side control.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Tyrmaaja misses with an uppercut. Brandao saw that one coming.
Brandao moves out of range of the strikes.
Tyrmaaja shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Brandao pinned against the cage. Brandao gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Aulis Tyrmaaja seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Tyrmaaja tries to clinch up.
Tyrmaaja fails to land with a series of punches.
Brandao tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.

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 Aulis Tyrmaaja.
I think Tyrmaaja 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 Don Winkell scores the fight for Aulis Tyrmaaja!
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight for Aulis Tyrmaaja!
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight for Aulis Tyrmaaja!

Aulis Tyrmaaja wins by unanimous decision!
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
27%

 

Event: CEC 374     
Date:   Mar 13, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Ratt Hughes. Brandao comes to the cage accompanied by Work Hard, Play Hard. Hughes has chosen Country boy can survive as his entrance music. Jose Brandao has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

176 cm
31
178 lbs
21 - 15 - 0
181 cm
42
175 lbs
44 - 26 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Heavy handed

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Museum of Monsters & Madmen



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 44 wins, 26 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Ratt Hughes!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Colin Fotheringham and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hughes scores to the head and body with a nice combination!

It looks like Jose Brandao has been cut.
Brandao scores with a sloppy right hand. Hughes should have avoided that one.
Hughes takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Brandao with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Brandao on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Brandao buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Hughes is looking to score with low kicks.
Brandao wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Hughes throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Brandao keeps Hughes at a distance using the push kick.
Hughes looks to land a left hand but Brandao moved out of range nicely.
Ratt Hughes seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Hughes drops Brandao with a left right combo! Hughes follows him down to the ground into side control.

Brandao is rocked!
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Hughes working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Hughes scores with a big shot from side control... and another... and another! Oh Brandao is done here - save him referee! More strikes land and eventually the ref does step in and Hughes can finally stop beating on his defenseless opponent!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:51 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ratt Hughes!
Our winner, Ratt Hughes, 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.
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Event: CEC 370     
Date:   Feb 14, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jakke Ruutu and Jose Brandao. Ruutu comes to the cage accompanied by 50 Cent - I'm Supposed to Die Tonight. Brandao is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Work Hard, Play Hard. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

190 cm
33
174 lbs
20 - 8 - 0
176 cm
31
178 lbs
21 - 14 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

KnockOut
Perkele!

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Jakke Ruutu!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Donald Grub and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Ruutu's calf.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Ruutu.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Brandao tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Ruutu is able to avoid easily.
Brandao thows a leg kick but Ruutu checks it
and Ruutu counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ruutu throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Ruutu throws a sloppy head kick and Brandao moves out of range easily.
Ruutu feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Brandao's calf.
Brandao throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Ruutu misses with a straight left.
Brandao lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ruutu's sensitive parts.
Brandao throws a leg kick but Ruutu moved away.
As Brandao backs away, Ruutu returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Brandao lands a nice leg kick that just misses Ruutu's sensitive parts.
Brandao dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Ruutu. That did some damage!
Ruutu connects with a solid leg kick.
Ruutu attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Brandao walks into a jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Brandao looks to score with a jab to the body but Ruutu is just out of range.
Brandao fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ruutu manages to avoid it.
Brandao thumps Ruutu with a low kick.
Brandao scoring well with a low kick there.
Brandao throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Ruutu counters with a nice body kick.
Brandao throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao goes for a double leg but Ruutu avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Ruutu continues to drive forward.
Brandao misses with a wild body shot.
Ruutu misses the shot to the body.
Ruutu throws a body shot but no joy.
Ruutu takes a swing at Brandao's ribcage but misses.
Ruutu tries to close the distance and clinch up but Brandao swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Ruutu scoring well with a low kick there.
Ruutu finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Ruutu swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ruutu connects with a single shot there.
Ruutu throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Brandao tries to counter with a clinch but Ruutu shakes him off and moves away.
Ruutu throws a jab when Brandao was well out of range.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Brandao throws a head kick but Ruutu moves out of range.
Brandao swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Brandao checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Brandao throws a leg kick that misses.
Ruutu scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Brandao takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Ruutu slips a jab from Brandao.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao scores with a leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Brandao tries a low kick but Ruutu avoids it.
Ruutu is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Ruutu looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Ruutu lands with a slapping head kick.
Brandao blocks a leg kick.
Brandao circles away from the clinch attempt.
Brandao misses with a wild body shot.
Ruutu misses with a wild body shot.
Ruutu moves away from the strike by Brandao.
Brandao blocks a low kick nicely.
Brandao throws a quick inside leg kick.
Ruutu lands a nice leg kick that just misses Brandao's sensitive parts.
Ruutu swings widly with a right hand
and Brandao counters with a nice low kick that buckles Ruutu's knee momentarily.
Ruutu misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Brandao tries to clinch but Ruutu moves out of range.
Ruutu misses with a jab, cross combination.
Ruutu blocks a head kick by Brandao.
Ruutu throws a half hearted mid kick.
Brandao misses with a wild body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Brandao crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Ruutu - the referee stops the clock and Brandao gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Ruutu. Brandao manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Brandao fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Brandao throws the kick towards the body but Ruutu avoids it.
As Brandao looks to move away, Ruutu throws a big counter combo bu Brandao just gets out of the way.
A nice inside leg kick there by Brandao. That's going to slow Ruutu down.
A head kick misses from Ruutu.
Ruutu throws a front kick aimed at Brandao's knee but Brandao avoids it well.
Sloppy strikes from Ruutu. Those never looked like landing.
Brandao now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Ruutu misses with a hook. Brandao ducked under it nicely.

Brandao moves into the clinch.
Ruutu lands an elbow just above Brandao 's eye.
Ruutu swings wildly with an uppercut but Brandao uses good head movement to avoid it.
Brandao throws a punch but it's blocked by Ruutu.
Ruutu is trying to break free.
Ruutu lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
I was talking to Ruutu's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.

Ruutu breaks from the clinch.
Brandao tries to close the distance and clinch up but Ruutu swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Brandao uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ruutu.
Ruutu lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brandao scores with a jab to the head.
Brandao is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Ruutu rather than just go for the knockout.
Ruutu throws a right and a left that both miss.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Brandao 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 Ruutu has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Ruutu and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Brandao uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ruutu.
Brandao scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Ruutu checks a leg kick.
Ruutu moves out of range of the body kick.
Good leg kick by Brandao there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Brandao checks a leg kick nicely.
Ruutu connects with a right hand. Brandao shakes it off.
Ruutu throws a chopping leg kick but Brandao manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Ruutu fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Brandao is out of range.
Brandao appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ruutu. Brandao does a little dance to reset his feet.
Brandao doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Ruutu is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Brandao chopping away at his opponent's legs.
An inside leg kick lands from Brandao.
Brandao avoids the body shot from Ruutu.
Ruutu swings for the body but Brandao moves out of range.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jakke Ruutu dominated that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Brandao moves out of range of the body kick from Ruutu.
A slapping leg kick lands for Ruutu.
Brandao misses the shot to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from Ruutu misses the target.
Ruutu moves out of range of the strikes.
Brandao throws a low kick, looking for Ruutu's leg but Ruutu calmly moves out of range.
A lazy left from Ruutu finds it's target.
Brandao throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Brandao moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Brandao throws a nice inside leg kick.
Ruutu stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Brandao.
Brandao connects with a body shot that sends Ruutu's belly button to the back.

Ruutu clinches with his opponent.
Brandao blocks an elbow strike.
Ruutu misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Brandao.
Brandao trying to land knees to the body.
Brandao tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brandao avoiding damage as Ruutu throws knees to the body.
Brandao blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Brandao stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Brandao breaks from the clinch.
Ruutu scores with a leg kick.
Brandao misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Ruutu misses with a body kick.
Ruutu misses with an attempted mid kick.
Brandao uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Ruutu.
Brandao chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Brandao's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Ruutu connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Brandao scrambles back to his feet.
Brandao tries to score with a low kick but Ruutu moves his leg out of the way.
Ruutu pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Brandao is looking to score with low kicks.
Brandao attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Brandao lands with a shot to the body.
Brandao throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Ruutu quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Brandao ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Ruutu throws a body kick that misses.
Jakke Ruutu is winning the standup battle so far.
Ruutu looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Brandao wants to counter the offense by Ruutu and move into the clinch position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao misses with a low kick.
Brandao scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ruutu tries to clinch up.
Brandao only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Brandao throws a low kick but Ruutu avoids it.
Brandao finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Brandao throws a leg kick
and Ruutu counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Ruutu moves out of range of the strikes.
No joy there for Brandao, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Brandao takes one to the chin there.
Brandao misses with a two punch combination.
Nice shot by Brandao.
Brandao has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Ruutu.
Ruutu fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brandao manages to avoid it.
A clash of legs there as Ruutu blocks the low kick.
Ruutu checks a leg kick nicely.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Brandao.
Brandao throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Brandao keeps the fight on the outside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ruutu lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Brandao tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Ruutu is able to avoid easily.
Ruutu moves out of range of the strikes.
Brandao tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

Brandao clinches with his opponent.
Brandao misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ruutu tries to land knees in the clinch but Brandao avoids the damage to the body.
Brandao has Ruutu pressed against the cage, preventing Ruutu from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Brandao on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Ruutu blocks a body shot from Brandao.
Brandao misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Ruutu.
Ruutu unloads a knee to the mid-section. Brandao lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Ruutu lands a knee to the body.
Ruutu lands a nice uppercut.
Ruutu struggles to land a body shot inside as Brandao controls his hands.
Ruutu with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Ruutu blocks an uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A shot in the inside from Ruutu.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ruutu misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Brandao lands a body punch in the clinch.
Brandao misses with a punch to the body.
Ruutu is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Brandao is defending well for now.
Ruutu lands a left hand that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.
Ruutu trying to land knees to the body.
Brandao misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ruutu prevents a body shot from Brandao.
Ruutu is trying to break free.
Brandao tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ruutu's elbow.

Brandao breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Brandao throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Brandao rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Ruutu moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Brandao.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ruutu darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Jose Brandao will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Brandao takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Brandao takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Ruutu lands a nice looking body kick.

Ruutu rushes Brandao and presses him up against the cage.
Brandao tries to land knees in the clinch but Ruutu avoids the damage to the body.
Brandao misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Ruutu.
Ruutu wants to break the clinch but can't.
Brandao has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Ruutu seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Brandao can turn it around.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Brandao.
Ruutu fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Ruutu swings wildly with an uppercut but Brandao uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ruutu is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Brandao tries a body shot but Ruutu blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ruutu crunches a lovely knee into Brandao's ribcage.
Brandao doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ruutu.
Ruutu blocks an uppercut.
Ruutu misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ruutu tries a knee to the head but he's missed.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right from Ruutu.
Ruutu makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Brandao misses with a punch on the inside.
Ruutu is trying to break the clinch but Brandao is controlling him.
Brandao throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Ruutu blocks it with crossed arms.
Brandao lands with a light punch inside.
Jakke Ruutu has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Ruutu misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ruutu creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Brandao misses with a punch to the body.
Ruutu fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ruutu managing to block the knees to the body from Brandao.
Brandao tries a body shot but Ruutu blocks it.
Brandao scores with a shot to the side of Ruutu's head.
Brandao misses with a body punch.
Ruutu blocking some punches.
Ruutu misses with an elbow strike.
Brandao is trying to stall.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ruutu with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Ruutu tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Brandao trying to control the position but instead, Ruutu has worked for underhooks and has pushed Brandao into the cage.
Ruutu's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Ruutu lands a hook to the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Brandao blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Brandao misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Ruutu lands with a short shot to the head.
Brandao tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ruutu's elbow.
Brandao with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Brandao is trying to break the clinch but Ruutu is controlling him.
Ruutu misses with an elbow strike.
Brandao with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Ruutu pushes Brandao back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Ruutu prevents a body shot from Brandao.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Brandao manages to break the clinch.
Brandao ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ruutu moves away.
Ruutu chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ruutu.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Brandao checks a leg kick.
Ruutu misses the shot to the body.
Ruutu moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromBrandao.
Ruutu fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brandao manages to avoid it.
Ruutu lands with a nice combination. Brandao backs away looking to recover.
Ruutu misses with a double jab.
Ruutu misses with a straight left.
Ruutu scores with a jab to the jaw.
Brandao throws a nice outside leg kick.
Brandao throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Ruutu connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Brandao lands with a kick to the temple. Ruutu shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ruutu dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Ruutu misses with a straight right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao slips under a jab.
Brandao tries a quick counter leg kick but Ruutu is wise to it.
Brandao is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Ruutu misses with a straight left.
Ruutu lands a slapping body shot.
Ruutu throws a leg kick but Brandao moved away.
Brandao scores with a jab to the head.
Sloppy strikes from Ruutu. Those never looked like landing.
Brandao blocks the body kick.
Ruutu just misses with a punch to the body.
Brandao flicks out a counter leg kick but Ruutu steps away.
Ruutu lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Ruutu lands with a shot to the body.
Brandao wants to clinch up but Ruutu keeps it at a distance.
Brandao checks a leg kick.
Ruutu doesn't manage to clinch there - Brandao circles away.
Brandao takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Ruutu stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Brandao.
Ruutu on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jakke Ruutu showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Ruutu 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 James Ackerman scores the fight 29:28
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 29:28
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jakke Ruutu!

During a confident post fight interview, Jakke Ruutu thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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RATING
73%

 

Event: CEC 368     
Date:   Jan 30, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Doc Chillum and Jose Brandao. Chillum comes into the arena with High Hopes - Pink Floyd blaring out of the sound system. Brandao has chosen Work Hard, Play Hard as his entrance music. Jose Brandao has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

179 cm
36
179 lbs
40 - 19 - 0
176 cm
30
178 lbs
21 - 13 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Doc Chillum!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, William Gold and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Chillum misses with a low kick.
Chillum goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Brandao rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Chillum moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Chillum looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Chillum misses with a body shot.
Brandao fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Chillum on the side of the head.
Chillum lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

Chillum closes the distance and pushes Brandao back into the cage.
Chillum digs a right hand into Brandao's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Brandao's gas tank.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Chillum as Brandao tries to tie him up.
Chillum lands a nice uppercut.
Brandao misses with the head strike.
Brandao taking a breather.
Chillum tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Brandao's elbow.
Chillum lands an uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Brandao misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A right hand to the body from Chillum.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A right hand to the body from Chillum.
Brandao throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Chillums head.
Chillum working aggressively here.
Chillum lands an uppercut.
Chillum goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Brandao stalling the fight.
Chillum working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Chillum blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Chillum tries to throw a body punch but Brandao avoids it by throwing Chillum back against the cage.
Chillum on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Brandao scores with a nice hook to the head.
Chillum doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Chillum blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Chillum goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Brandao blocking some punches.
Chillum being controlled against the cage.
Chillum lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Chillum.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
A left hand lands to the body for Chillum.
Brandao working aggressively here.
Chillum is pushing Brandao up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Chillum lands with a light punch inside.
Chillum blocks an uppercut.
Chillum misses with a hook to the ribs.
Brandao looking to throw knees to the head but Chillum is blocking nicely.
Chillum can't find room to land a body shot as Brandao controls the action.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Chillum.
Brandao blocks a body shot from Chillum.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Chillum.
Brandao scores with a shoulder strike.
Chillum prevents a body shot from Brandao.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chillum digs a right hand underneath Brandao's ribcage. Brandao let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Knees to the body from Brandao.
Brandao misses with a hook from the clinch.
Chillum misses with the head strike.
Brandao makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short right from Brandao on the inside.
Brandao working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A short right from Brandao on the inside.
Chillum lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Chillum lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Brandao.
Brandao struggles to land a body shot inside as Chillum controls his hands.
Chillum tries to throw a body punch but Brandao avoids it by throwing Chillum back against the cage.
Chillum misses with a short punch on the inside.
Chillum gets through Brandao's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Chillum scores with a shoulder strike.
A head punch on the inside from Brandao fails to land.
Brandao throws a knee to the head but misses.
Brandao digs a right hand underneath Chillum's ribcage. Chillum let out a lung full of air as it connected.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Chillum misses with a punch to the body.
Brandao blocks an uppercut.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Chillum avoids it.
Chillum is working Brandao over against the cage.
Chillum misses with some punches.
Brandao is leaning against Chillum and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Chillum softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Chillum lands a body punch in the clinch.
Chillum misses with a punch to the body.
Brandao blocks a body shot from Chillum.
Chillum managing to block the knees to the body from Brandao.
Brandao struggles to land a body shot inside as Chillum controls his hands.
Brandao blocks the elbow strike.
Chillum misses with some punches.
Chillum throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Brandao tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Chillum lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Doc Chillum dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


A good leg kick by Brandao.
Chillum throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Brandao sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jab by Brandao.
Brandao has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Brandao there as he acknowledges the shot.
Chillum throws out a loose jab but Brandao uses good head movement to avoid it.
A nice leg kick lands there from Chillum.
Chillum throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Doc Chillum seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Brandao pushes Chillum away with a front kick.
Chillum throws a body punch but Brandao moves out of range.
Brandao appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Brandao tries to score with a low kick but Chillum moves his leg out of the way.
Chillum works Brandao's body with a nice hook.
Chillum misses with a wild body shot.
Brandao on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A solid body kick from Chillum.
Chillum throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Brandao.
Chillum drops a shoulder and throws an uppercut that cracks Brandao right on the button. Brandao goes down! Chillum follows him to the mat and finishes the job with more strikes! Chillum gets the win via TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:05 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Doc Chillum!
Doc Chillum decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: CEC 365     
Date:   Jan 10, 2015

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Roque Barretto. Brandao comes to the cage accompanied by Work Hard, Play Hard. Barretto has chosen Last Man Standing - By 4ft Fingers as his entrance music. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

176 cm
30
178 lbs
20 - 13 - 0
180 cm
40
174 lbs
39 - 18 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 39 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Roque Barretto!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, James Ackerman and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Barretto falls off balance throwing a combination
letting Brandao counter with a right hand.
Brandao looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Barretto stuns Brandao with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Brandao lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Barretto lands with a nice body punch.
Barretto slips a jab and a cross from Brandao.
Brandao throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Barretto fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brandao manages to avoid it.
An attempted straight right counter from Brandao misses the target.
Barretto swings for the body but Brandao moves out of range.
Barretto misses with a kick to the body
and Brandao counters with a good, hard body kick but Barretto shrugs it off.
Brandao works Barretto's body with a nice hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao throws a body kick that misses.
Barretto wants to counter with a clinch but Brandao pushes him away.
Barretto throws a nice looking combination but Brandao bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Brandao tried to counter with a leg kick but Barretto avoided it.
Brandao throws a push kick but Barretto slaps the foot to one side.
Brandao has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Barretto.
Barretto throws the left hand but Brandao avoids the punch easily.
Barretto misses with an attempted mid kick.
Barretto scores with a jab to the jaw.
Barretto misses with a wild body shot.

Brandao lands a big head kick that sends Barretto tumbling to the mat! Brandao takes a step backwards and waves Barretto back to his feet - he wants the finish!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brandao misses with a straight left.
Barretto slips under a jab from Brandao.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Barretto tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Barretto doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Brandao throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Brandao takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Barretto avoids a kick to the body.
Barretto's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Brandao connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Barretto scrambles back to his feet.
Barretto avoids the body shot from Brandao.
Brandao looks to be in better condition than last time we saw him fight. Obviously he's been working hard on his cardio.
A head kick misses from Barretto.
Brandao is looking to counter punch.
Brandao stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Barretto.
Brandao misses the body punch
and Barretto counters with a stiff right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Barretto digs a good body shot into Brandao's ribs.
Brandao looks to score with a jab to the body but Barretto is just out of range.
Brandao lands with a good body shot.
Barretto misses with an uppercut
and Barretto takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Barretto looks for the body kick but Brandao saw that one coming.
Brandao misses with a few strikes there.
Brandao lands a glancing blow to the side of Barretto's head.
Barretto throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Brandao misses with a straight left.
Brandao takes one to the side of the head.
Brandao tries to land a front kick but Barretto steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Barretto tries a quick counter leg kick but Brandao is wise to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Barretto moves away from the strike by Brandao.
Brandao misses with a straight right.
Brandao lands with a shot to the body.
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!
Brandao takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Barretto takes a jab right on the kisser.
Barretto thumps Brandao with a low kick.
Brandao avoids a punch combination nicely.
Brandao swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Brandao blocks a jab.
Brandao throws a quick counter kick to the body but Barretto avoids it.
Barretto defending well as Brandao loads up on a big left hand.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Barretto misses with a leg kick

and Brandao holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Barretto makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Brandao lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Barretto swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Barretto prevents a body shot from Brandao.
Barretto is trying to push Brandao away but Brandao has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
A head punch on the inside from Brandao fails to land.
Barretto lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.
Barretto is trying to force a seperation but Brandao has the dominant position.
Brandao lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Barretto misses with a hook to the ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Barretto with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Brandao trying to land knees to the body.
Barretto lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.
Brandao fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Barretto lands a hook that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Barretto tries a knee to the head but Brandao blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Barretto misses with a knee to the head.
Barretto is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Barretto scores with a shot to the side of Brandao's head.
Brandao is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Brandao lands a right hand that snaps the head of Barretto backwards.
Brandao blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Barretto working aggressively here.
Brandao lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Barretto.
Brandao working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Barretto tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Brandao trying to stall but Barretto improves his position.
Barretto swings wildly with an uppercut but Brandao uses good head movement to avoid it.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Barretto lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Brandao looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Nice jab there from Brandao.

Barretto is rocked!
Brandao lands a big right hand and follows it up with an uppercut. Oh and another big punch and a knee - Barretto can't take much more of this! Another big shot to the jaw from Brandao and Barretto drops to the floor. Beaten and bloodied - he had enough there. A vicious beatdown by Brandao.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:24 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jose Brandao!
After the big win, Jose Brandao made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.
Roque Barretto was interviewed post fight and said 'Get outta my face'.
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Event: Umbrella 100     
Date:   Nov 26, 2014

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Dahl Haas and Jose Brandao. Haas comes into the arena with Ten Typ Mes - Trze'a było blaring out of the sound system. Brandao has chosen Work Hard, Play Hard as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

178 cm
26
176 lbs
11 - 3 - 0
176 cm
30
178 lbs
20 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Dahl Haas!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Daniel Bishop and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Haas feints and then cracks Brandao's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Brandao down.
Brandao connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.

It looks like Dahl Haas has been cut.
Brandao moves forwards but Haas connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Haas on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Haas thows a left - swing and a miss!
Brandao misses with a left hand
and Haas counters with a low kick, right behind Brandao 's knee.
Brandao throws a right and a left that both miss.
Haas moves out of range as Brandao strikes.
Brandao throws a body kick that misses.
Haas throws a quick counter kick to the body but Brandao avoids it.
Haas tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Brandao manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Haas missing with a left hand there. Brandao was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Brandao steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Haas.
Decent striking displayed by Brandao there.

Haas forces Brandao back against the cage and clinches.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Haas.
Brandao wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.

Brandao pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Brandao pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Haas was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

Haas moves into the clinch successfully.
Haas lands a right hand that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice left hand lands by Haas.
Haas lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Brandao is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Haas is defending well for now.
Haas is leaning against Brandao and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Brandao fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Haas working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Haas tries to throw a body punch but Brandao avoids it by throwing Haas back against the cage.
Haas lands with a short shot to the head.
Haas lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.
Haas tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Haas blocks a body shot from Brandao.
Still in the clinch, Haas scores with a nice short uppercut.
Brandao is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Brandao as Haas tries to tie him up.
Haas lands a shot to the body.
Haas misses with a short punch on the inside.
Haas swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Brandao slowing the pace effectively.
Haas working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
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!
Brandao has a couple of punches blocked by Haas.
Haas scores with a shoulder strike.

Brandao is rocked!
Haas throws a punch but it's blocked by Brandao.
A head punch on the inside from Brandao fails to land.
Haas tries a body shot but Brandao blocks it.
Haas misses with some punches.
Haas tries a body shot but Brandao blocks it.
Brandao lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Haas lands a shoulder strike.
Brandao is still on wobbly legs! Can Haas finish him?
Haas creates some distance for himselfand unleashes a massive uppercut that sends Brandao's eyes rolling into the back of his head! Brandao drops to his knees and Haas pours it on with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:34 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Dahl Haas!
Dahl Haas bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: Umbrella 98     
Date:   Nov 12, 2014

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Graeme Symons. Brandao comes to the cage accompanied by Work Hard, Play Hard. Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the prize buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!

176 cm
29
178 lbs
19 - 12 - 0
170 cm
28
171 lbs
9 - 6 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Graeme Symons!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Colin Fotheringham and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Symons misses with a lunging right hand
and Brandao counters with a head kick.
Symons tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Brandao was well out of range. Poor timing from Symons.
Brandao throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Symons sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Brandao tries to clinch but Symons is having none of it.
Symons moves out of range as Brandao throws a body kick.
Brandao cracks the inside of Symons's front leg.
Brandao is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Symons.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Symons.
Brandao swings for the body but Symons moves out of range.
We've been informed that Symons 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.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brandao thows a body kick. Symons tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Symons misses with a body shot.
The fight stays on the outside here - Symons looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Brandao throws a low kick but Symons avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao misses with a hook. Symons ducked under it nicely.
A solid leg kick lands there for Brandao.
Symons throws the left hand but Brandao avoids the punch easily.
Symons lands a jab to Brandao's midsection.
Brandao motions for Symons to come forward. Brandao throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Symons lands a jab to Brandao's midsection.
Symons scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
A big left from Symons misses.
Symons with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Brandao to score with a decent uppercut.
Brandao dodges the punch combination from Symons.
Symons catches Brandao with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Symons connects with a right hand. Brandao shakes it off.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A looping hook to the body misses from Symons. Brandao does a little dance to reset his feet.
Symons throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Symons misses with a hook

and Brandao counters by moving into the clinch.
Brandao misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Symons.
Symons stalling.
Brandao swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Brandao lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Symons blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Symons misses with a punch on the inside.
Symons is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Brandao has a couple of punches blocked by Symons.
Brandao is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Symons is defending well for now.
Symons is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Brandao is keeping busy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Symons.
Symons stalling in the clinch.
Symons misses with a hook to the ribs.
Symons goes for a takedown attempt but Brandao pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Brandao fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Symons on the side of the head.
Symons 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.
Symons loads up on a big right hand but Brandao slips the punch.
Brandao blocks a jab.
Symons throws a looping overhand right but Brandao ducks down to avoid it.
Symons misses the body punch
and Brandao counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Symons throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Brandao counters with a nice low kick that buckles Symons's knee momentarily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao misses with a body shot.
Symons misses with a double jab.
Brandao lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Symons throws a big shot that misses.
Symons misses with a left hand
and Brandao counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

It looks like Graeme Symons has been cut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Both fighters circling a little - Brandao finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Symons misses with a body shot.
Brandao cracks a nice hook into Symons's ribs.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Symons.
Jose Brandao has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Graeme Symons.
Brandao throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Symons sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Brandao uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Symons.
Brandao tests Symons's chin there with a solid looking shot.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jose Brandao dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Graeme Symons'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.


Brandao swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Nice shot lands for Brandao.
Symons misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Brandao.
Brandao sizes up Symons with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Brandao walks into a jab.
Jose Brandao is winning the standup battle so far.
Symons takes a jab right on the kisser.
Symons misses with an uppercut. Brandao saw that one coming.
Symons lands a jab to Brandao's midsection.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Symons misses the jab.
Symons throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Brandao connects with an inside leg kick.
Brandao bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Symons looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Brandao is fending him off so far but Symons persists. Nope, Brandao circles away and we're back to standing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao scores with a nice head shot.

Brandao gets caught napping as Symons dives in and scores a takedown. Brandao manages to retain guard.
Brandao is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Symons can do to turn this around?
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Symons accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Brandao is trying to control the position but Symons postures up.
Symons is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Symons trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Symons working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Jose Brandao!
Jose Brandao took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry for their support in the buildup to the fight.
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Event: Syn' 322: Curtain Call     
Date:   Oct 15, 2014

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Peter Cabreros. Brandao comes to the cage accompanied by Work Hard, Play Hard. Cabreros has chosen Love is what i got as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

176 cm
29
178 lbs
18 - 12 - 0
176 cm
38
170 lbs
44 - 26 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 44 wins, 26 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Peter Cabreros!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Cabreros.
Cabreros scores with a shot to the body.
Brandao takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Brandao scores with a hook.
Cabreros throws a solid leg kick but Brandao takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Cabreros.
We've been told by Brandao's head coaches at THC playhouse that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Brandao tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cabreros was well out of range. Poor timing from Brandao.
Cabreros lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Brandao jabs Cabreros right on the nose. Cabreros blinks but takes it well.
A good leg kick by Cabreros.
A decent looking cross lands there for Brandao.
Brandao throws a hook but Cabreros avoids it easily.
Brandao misses the jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cabreros avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Brandao ducks under a wild hook from Cabreros.
Cabreros throws a combination that misses

and Brandao counters by clinching up.
Cabreros working aggressively here.
Brandao lands a hook that snaps the head of Cabreros backwards.
A right hand to the body from Cabreros.
Cabreros goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao misses with a punch on the inside.
Brandao tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Cabreros's elbow.
Brandao lands a nice knee to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Cabreros fails to land.
Brandao lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Cabreros.
A frustrated look appears on Cabreros's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Brandao throws a head punch that misses.
Brandao blocking some punches.
Cabreros misses with a punch to the body.
A short right from Brandao.
Brandao tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Cabreros can't find room to land a body shot as Brandao controls the action.
Brandao landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Cabreros works on Brandao's body with a couple of short punches.
Brandao putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Cabreros in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Cabreros looks winded!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Cabreros.
Cabreros blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Brandao lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Cabreros lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Cabreros.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Knees in the clinch landing for Brandao.
Cabreros wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.

Cabreros manages to break the clinch.
Cabreros cracks Brandao with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.

Brandao sends Cabreros crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Brandao is motioning to the referee to let Cabreros up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!

Cabreros is rocked!
Brandao throws a jab but it's blocked by Cabreros.
Cabreros is still on wobbly legs! Can Brandao finish him?
Cabreros throws a body punch but Brandao moves out of range.
Cabreros seems to have recovered his senses.
Brandao scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Brandao throws a shot to the body.

Brandao feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Cabreros sprawling to the canvas! Cabreros rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can Brandao finish him?!
Nice jab there from Cabreros.
Brandao scores with a body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Brandao. Cabreros does a little dance to reset his feet.
Cabreros glances at the clock... BAM! Brandao nails him with a big right hand! A momentary lapse in concentration sends Cabreros crashing to the mat! The referee steps in and this one is over! Damn, Cabreros is out of it, he thinks the ref is his opponent!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Jose Brandao!
Jose Brandao gave a mention to Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry in his post fight interview. That will please them (and hopefully generate some sales).
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Event: Heroic 170     
Date:   Aug 15, 2014

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Kenji Okabe. Chooooooooon! I think Brandao might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Work Hard, Play Hard. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

176 cm
28
178 lbs
18 - 11 - 0
177 cm
38
181 lbs
36 - 20 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Granite chin

Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kenji Okabe!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao throws a half hearted mid kick.
Brandao throws a sloppy head kick and Okabe moves out of range easily.
Okabe scores with a nice strike.
Brandao on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
A nice leg kick lands there from Brandao.
Brandao throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Okabe.
Okabe has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Okabe comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Brandao just misses with a punch to the body.
Okabe moves away from the strike by Brandao.
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!
Okabe ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Brandao moves away.
Brandao goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Okabe scores with a jab to the body.
Okabe connects with the punch.
Okabe keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Brandao.
Brandao throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Brandao tries a head kick but it misses.
Good shot there by Okabe.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao throws a leg kick but Okabe sees it coming and moves out of range.
Okabe blocks a head kick by Brandao.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Brandao throws a quick inside leg kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Okabe misses the target.
Okabe tries to score a power double leg takedown but Brandao sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Okabe somewhat.

Okabe shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Okabe trying to control the position from guard on top but Brandao is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Brandao has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Okabe chips away with some ground and pound.
Brandao is trying to control the position but Okabe postures up.
Okabe has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Okabe trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Okabe throws a big elbow that misses.
Okabe postures up.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Okabe throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Brandao is trying to keep Okabe in close.

The ref stands the fighters back up. Jose Brandao wasn't doing enough on the ground.
A chopping leg kick lands by Brandao.
Okabe keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Brandao.
Brandao pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Okabe, as that shot connected.
Good shot there by Okabe.
Brandao misses with an uppercut. Okabe saw that one coming.
Okabe lands with an uppercut that bounces Brandao off the cage and back into range.
Jose Brandao is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao throws a head kick that misses.
Brandao throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Brandao throws the kick towards the body but Okabe avoids it.
Brandao throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Okabe.
Okabe lunges at Brandao with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Brandao's hand.
Brandao moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Okabe misses the target.
Brandao turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Brandao lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Brandao misses with a hook.
Brandao gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Okabe.
Brandao with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Okabe to score with a decent uppercut.
Okabe is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Brandao had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into p‚tť.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Brandao gets a clinch.
Brandao is trying to maintain a safe position but Okabe gets an underhook and turns Brandao into the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Brandao obliges.
Brandao lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Brandao throws a head punch that misses.
Brandao struggles to land a body shot inside as Okabe controls his hands.
Brandao swings wildly with an uppercut but Okabe uses good head movement to avoid it.
Brandao swings wildly with an uppercut but Okabe uses good head movement to avoid it.
Okabe pushes Brandao back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Brandao looking to throw knees to the head but Okabe is blocking nicely.
Okabe drops down looking for an ankle pick but Brandao pulls his leg out and moves away.
Brandao 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!
Brandao tries to work over Okabe's front leg with a kick but Okabe checks it.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jose Brandao dominated that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Okabe connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Okabe throws a shot from downtown. Brandao moves away and avoids it.
The fight stays on the outside here - Brandao looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Jose Brandao is winning the standup battle so far.
Brandao throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Okabe moves away from the strike by Brandao.
Brandao just misses with a punch to the body.
Okabe smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Okabe throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Okabe misses with a body shot.
Okabe takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Okabe connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
A left lands for Okabe.
Brandao lands a nice leg kick that just misses Okabe's sensitive parts.
Okabe takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao drops his hands momentarily and Okabe takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Okabe avoids the head kick by Brandao.
Brandao tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Brandao tried to score with a low kick but Okabe checks it.
Brandao throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Nice takedown defense from Brandao. No joy for Okabe on that attempt.
Okabe scores with a nice head shot.
Okabe connects with a nice looking jab.
Good leg kick by Brandao there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Nice straight punches there by Okabe. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Okabe.
Brandao throws a leg kick but Okabe moved away.
Okabe lands with a shot to the body.
Okabe has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Brandao finds it's way round the side to connect with Okabe's head.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Nice body kick from Brandao.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao tries to clinch but Okabe moves out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Okabe throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Brandao misses with a body kick.
Okabe just misses with a punch to the body.
Brandao tries to clinch but fails miserably

and Okabe decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Brandao's guard.
Okabe throwing strikes but missing.
Okabe pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Brandao is keeping the position for now.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Okabe accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Okabe controlling from the top position.
Brandao seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.
Brandao working a defensive guard here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Brandao has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Okabe can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Brandao working a defensive guard here.
Okabe stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Brandao swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Okabe trying to control but Brandao is working from the bottom.
Brandao trying to control the position here.

The referee has ruled that neither fighter is active enough on the ground and has stood them back up.
Okabe bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Brandao's head backwards.
Okabe fails to land the takedown.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao throws a jab when Okabe was well out of range.
A solid leg kick lands there for Brandao.
Brandao walks into a jab.
Okabe moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Brandao scores with a hook.
Brandao attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Brandao jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Brandao throws a poor cross that misses

and Okabe counters with a nice single leg takedown and he's in Brandao's guard now.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brandao is pulling down on Okabe's head to control his posture.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Okabe passes Brandao's left leg - he's now in half guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Kenji Okabe will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Brandao fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Brandao is looking to score with low kicks.
Okabe throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Brandao stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Okabe's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.

Okabe shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Brandao's guard.
Brandao is trying to control the position but Okabe postures up.
Okabe working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Okabe distracts Brandao with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Brandao working a defensive guard here.
Brandao wants to control but Okabe passes easily into half guard.
Okabe working Brandao over with strikes.
Brandao wants to improve his position but Okabe is controlling well.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brandao is trying to control but Okabe manages to pass to mount!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okabe landing punches.
Okabe punishing his opponent with strikes.
Brandao is squirming around, avoiding Okabe's attempts to control the action.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
Brandao is working to get back to half guard.
Okabe can't control as he wanted to and Brandao manages to get the fight back to his half guard.
Brandao controlling the position for now.
Okabe wants to lay and pray for a moment but Brandao keeps working.
Okabe wants to pass to mount but Brandao is defending the position.
Brandao has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Okabe is working away from the top position though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Okabe trying to control from half guard but Brandao is working away.
Brandao tries to roll over but Okabe keeps him under control.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Brandao has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Okabe is working away from the top position though.

The referee has ruled that neither fighter is active enough on the ground and has stood them back up.
Brandao takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Brandao throws the left hand but Okabe avoids the punch easily.
Brandao scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Brandao throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Okabe stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Okabe throws an off balance right hand

and Brandao counters by moving into the clinch.
Okabe can't find room to land a body shot as Brandao controls the action.
Okabe tries to throw a body punch but Brandao avoids it by throwing Okabe back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Okabe.
A short left from Brandao.
Brandao working aggressively here.
Okabe lands a left hand that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.
Okabe can't get the takedown.
A short uppercut from Brandao.
Brandao throws a punch but it's blocked by Okabe.
Brandao swings wildly with an uppercut but Okabe uses good head movement to avoid it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Brandao.
Okabe struggles to land a body shot inside as Brandao controls his hands.
Okabe has Brandao pressed against the cage.
Okabe blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Brandao misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Okabe blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Brandao misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Good body shot from Okabe.
Brandao missing with knees to the body.
Brandao working aggressively here.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Brandao tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Okabe changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Brandao fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Brandao misses with a looping right.
Okabe connects with a jab.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Brandao dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Okabe fails to land the takedown.
Jose Brandao has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Kenji Okabe.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Okabe.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kenji Okabe comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Okabe 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 Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:29
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kenji Okabe!

A victorious Kenji Okabe thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: Heroic 167:Ernesto vs Odin     
Date:   Jul 25, 2014

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Wade Wilson. Brandao's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Work Hard, Play Hard. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

176 cm
28
178 lbs
18 - 10 - 0
188 cm
35
177 lbs
30 - 9 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry

The Big Kabosh



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Wade Wilson!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Wilson.
Wilson has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Brandao displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Wilson.
Brandao fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Brandao clobbers Wilson with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Wilson staying out of range there.
Jab, jab by Brandao - just one landing.
Wilson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Brandao throws out the jab.
Wilson throws a front kick that sends Brandao stumbling back into the cage.
Brandao is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Wilson.
Brandao ducks right into an uppercut from Wilson.
Wilson fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Brandao has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Brandao throws a low kick but Wilson moves out of range easily.
Wilson lands with a nice body punch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Wilson cracks Brandao with an open hand slap.
Brandao looks to throw the jab but Wilson is out of range.
Brandao on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Wilson turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Brandao.
Brandao tries to clinch up

and Wilson counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Wilson throwing strikes but missing.
Brandao is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Wilson postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Wilson works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Wilson tries to pass to full mount but Brandao defends it.
Wilson missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Brandao trying to control from the bottom.
Brandao avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Wilson.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wilson looks to land a strike but Brandao avoids it nicely and regains full guard.
Brandao wants to sweep but no luck.
Wilson works over Brandao with some ground and pound from guard.
Wilson preventing the sweep.
Wilson lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Wilson throws a big right hand that misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Wilson throwing strikes but missing.
Wilson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Brandao is keeping the position for now.
Wilson scoring with some ground and pound.

Brandao is looking for a triangle here but Wilson uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
Brandao can't do much from the bottom here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Wilson creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Brandao sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Wilson tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Wilson working the body and head with strikes.
Brandao gets back to half guard.
Wilson thows a huge punch but Brandao dodges it nicely.
Brandao trying to hold on to Wilson's head to control him but Wilson postures up.
Brandao regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Wilson.
Wilson with a flurry of punches that miss.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Wilson's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Wilson lands a couple of digs.
Wilson wants to control from the top but Brandao keeps moving.
Wilson looking to pass the guard.
Wilson is looking to work some ground and pound but Brandao has wrist control.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Wilson in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!

Brandao has his foot on Wilson's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Wilson works his way back into a safe position though.
Brandao utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

Wilson avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Wade Wilson dominated that round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Brandao fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Wilson manages to avoid it.
A good leg kick by Brandao.
Wilson looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Wilson throws a hook but Brandao avoids it easily.
Brandao lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Brandao moves into range and connects with a jab.
Brandao tries a low kick but Wilson avoids it.
A slapping leg kick lands for Brandao.
Wilson tries to land a front kick but Brandao steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Wilson connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Wilson thumps Brandao with a low kick.
Jose Brandao is winning the standup battle so far.
Wilson scores with a jab to the jaw.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Wilson scores with a jab.
Brandao feints and then cracks Wilson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Wilson down.
Wilson throws a head kick but Brandao moves out of range.
Brandao takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Brandao.
A cross from Wilson lands.
Brandao fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Wilson lands the left hand.
Brandao blocks a leg kick.
Wilson scores with a jab to the head.
Wilson throws out a powerful jab.
Brandao moves out of range of the body kick from Wilson.
Wilson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Wilson throws a sloppy head kick and Brandao moves out of range easily.
Wilson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Brandao sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Nice jab there from Wilson.
Wilson wants to land a leg kick but Brandao is out of range.
Brandao takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A lazy left from Brandao finds it's target.
A solid leg kick lands there for Brandao.
Brandao moves forwards but Wilson connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wilson looks to land a combination but Brandao avoids it well.
Wilson has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Wilson throws a leg kick
and Brandao cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Wilson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Brandao.

Brandao gets caught flat footed, as Wilson shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Brandao is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Brandao wants to sweep but no luck.
Wilson has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Brandao wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Wilson throws a big right hand that misses.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Wilson accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Wilson trying to control the position from guard on top but Brandao is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Brandao managing to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao wants to sweep but no luck.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Wilson accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Brandao looking for a sweep. Not yet Brandao, not yet.
Wilson looking to pass the guard.
Wilson postures up.
Brandao keeping full guard, as Wilson tries to pass.
Brandao controls Wilson momentarily but Wilson frees himself.
Wade Wilson has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wilson throwing strikes but missing.
Wilson trying to control but Brandao is working from the bottom.

Neither fighter is doing enough for the referee's liking and he's decided to stand them back up.
Wilson misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Brandao shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Wilson throws a shot to the body.
Brandao has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Jose Brandao is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Brandao listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Brandao misses with a low kick.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Nice shot lands for Wilson.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nice body kick from Wilson.
Wilson scores with a jab to the body.
Brandao tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Wilson was well out of range. Poor timing from Brandao.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Wilson avoids a punch combination nicely.
Wilson is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Wilson scores with a nice head shot.
Wilson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Brandao takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Brandao tries to score with a low kick but Wilson moves his leg out of the way.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Wilson throws a leg kick which misses Brandao's front leg but catches the back leg as Brandao tries to avoid it.
Wilson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brandao manages to avoid it.
A low kick from Brandao is predictable there

and Wilson counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Wilson postures up and lands a big shot to Brandao's brow.
Wilson throwing strikes from guard but Brandao blocks nicely.
Wilson in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Wilson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Wilson controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wilson works over Brandao with some ground and pound from guard.
Wilson with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.

Brandao throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Brandao has momentary wrist control but Wilson slips an elbow through the middle.
Wilson throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Wilson wants to control from the top but Brandao keeps moving.
Brandao wants to sweep here but Wilson controlling him for the moment.
Jose Brandao has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Brandao not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Wilson pushing down on Brandao's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Wilson looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Brandao has his hands clasped together around Wilson's back. He's all about the action.
Brandao might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Wilson looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Wilson takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Wilson thows a huge punch but Brandao dodges it nicely.

Brandao is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Wilson pulls his head out easily.
Brandao works his way to full guard. Good work.
Wilson missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Wilson trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Wilson missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Wilson loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Brandao is controlling Wilson's posture.
Wilson connects with a couple of short punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wilson throws a strike but Brandao rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.
Wilson trying to control the position here.
Wilson wants to sweep but no luck.
Wilson is trying to keep Brandao in close.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Brandao stopping the sweep attempt from Wilson.

And that's the end of the fight!
Wade Wilson comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Wilson 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 27:30
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 27:30
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Wade Wilson!

As Wade Wilson got his breath back, he grabbed the microphone and managed to blurt out the following: Suck it!'.
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Event: H 162 : Gracie vs Junior     
Date:   Jun 22, 2014

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Machi Machiko and Jose Brandao. Brandao comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Work Hard, Play Hard kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

170 cm
35
170 lbs
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176 cm
28
178 lbs
17 - 10 - 0
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Machi Machiko!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice cross by Brandao.
Brandao uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Machiko.
Jab from Brandao.
Machiko takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Machiko will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Brandao is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Machiko.
Machiko throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Both fighters circling a little - Machiko finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
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!
Machiko avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Brandao misses with an uppercut.
Machiko looks to score with a jab to the body but Brandao is just out of range.
Brandao gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Brandao scores with a shot to the body.
Brandao moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Brandao moves in looking to clinch but Machiko pushes him off.
Machiko throws a jab when Brandao was well out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Machiko takes a swing at Brandao's ribcage but misses.
Machiko takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Machiko pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Machiko takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Brandao lands with a hook. Machiko tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
A swing and a miss from Machiko.
Brandao works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Machiko takes a jab right on the kisser.
Machiko throws a big shot that misses.
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 Brandao does it's job there.
Brandao 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.
Machiko takes one to the chin there.
Machiko takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Brandao is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Machiko had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into p‚tť.
Brandao scores with a nice head shot.
Machiko lands a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Machiko gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Brandao throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Machiko sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Brandao misses with a wild body shot.
Machiko misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Brandao.
Brandao lands a lovely overhand right.
Brandao cracks Machiko with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Machiko staying out of range there.
Brandao throws a good cross that connects.
Brandao uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Machiko feints and then cracks Brandao's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Brandao down.
Machiko misses the shot to the body.
Brandao keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Brandao rushes Machiko and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Brandao.
Machiko lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.

It looks like Jose Brandao has been cut.
Machiko missing with knees to the body.
Brandao with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Brandao trying to land knees to the body.
I was talking to Machiko's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Brandao trying to land knees to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Machiko fails to land.
Brandao takes a shot to the head.
Machiko lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.
Brandao missing with knees to the body.
Brandao throws a knee to the head but misses.
Brandao's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Machiko lands with a left to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Brandao.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Machiko avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao wants to stall.
Brandao trying to land knees to the body.
Brandao lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Machiko misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Machiko misses with some punches.
Machiko throws a head punch that misses.
Machiko blocks a body shot from Brandao.
Brandao prevents a body shot from Machiko.
Brandao misses with a punch on the inside.
Machiko tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Brandao misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Machiko.
A shot in the inside from Machiko.
Machiko is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Brandao is defending well.
Brandao avoiding damage.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Machiko managing to block the knees to the body from Brandao.
Brandao misses with a punch to the body.
Machiko is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jose Brandao dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Jose Brandao'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.


Machiko works Brandao's body with a nice hook.
Machiko throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Brandao cracks a nice hook into Machiko's ribs.
Machiko on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Brandao. Brandao obviously looking to wear him down.
Brandao digs a good body shot into Machiko's ribs.
Machiko throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Machiko.
Machiko looks to throw the jab but Brandao is out of range.
Machiko throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Machiko throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Machiko throws an overhand right that lands on Brandao's shoulder, as Brandao tries to avoid the shot.
Brandao ducks under a wild hook from Machiko.
Brandao moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao throws a front kick that sends Machiko stumbling back into the cage.
Brandao misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Machiko just misses with a punch to the body.
Machiko ducks right into an uppercut from Brandao.
Machiko fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Brandao displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Machiko throws out the jab.
Machiko misses the jab.
Brandao with a nice cross.
Machiko takes one on the button.
Brandao takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brandao chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Brandao throws a right hand that misses
and Machiko cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Brandao cracks Machiko with an open hand slap.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao lands a glancing blow to the side of Machiko's head.
Machiko moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Brandao. Machiko shrugs it off though.
A telegraphed right hand from Machiko misses the target.
A nice leg kick lands there from Brandao.
Machiko throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Brandao tried to score with a low kick but Machiko checks it.
Machiko takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Brandao is looking to clinch.
Machiko misses with a body shot.
Machiko throws a half hearted mid kick.
An inside leg kick from Brandao misses.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Brandao!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Machiko shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Machiko throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Brandao holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Brandao misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Machiko changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Brandao fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Brandao dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Machiko. That did some damage!
A jab from Machiko misses.
Brandao on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Brandao tries a head kick but it misses.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Brandao scores with a sloppy right hand. Machiko should have avoided that one.
Brandao swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Machiko.
Machiko looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Good leg kick by Machiko there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Brandao slips a jab from Machiko.
Brandao throws the left hand but Machiko avoids the punch easily.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Brandao.
Machiko scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Brandao doesn't seem bothered though.
Nice body kick there by Brandao.
Jose Brandao seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Machiko misses with a low kick as Brandao jumps back.
Machiko walks into a jab.
Machiko throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Brandao.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
A head kick misses from Brandao.
Machiko throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Machiko misses with a hook to the body

and Brandao counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Brandao.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jose Brandao showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Jose Brandao's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Machiko misses with a kick to the body

and Brandao counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Brandao.
Brandao with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Brandao utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Brandao is stalling here.
Machiko prevents a body shot from Brandao.
Brandao tries to stall but Machiko uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Machiko tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Brandao takes an elbow to the forehead.
Brandao trying to land knees to the body.
Brandao can't find room to land a body shot as Machiko controls the action.
Brandao misses with a punch to the body.
Brandao missing with knees to the body.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Brandao avoiding damage as Machiko throws knees to the body.
Brandao misses with a knee strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Machiko looking to slow down the pace here.
Machiko throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Brandaos head.
Machiko misses with a short punch on the inside.
Brandao missing with knees to the body.
A right handed body shot lands from Machiko.
Brandao throws a knee to the head but misses.
Machiko scores with a shot to the side of Brandao's head.
Machiko lands a right hand.
Machiko struggles to land a body shot inside as Brandao controls his hands.
Brandao stalling in the clinch but Machiko improves position.
Brandao is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Machiko is defending well for now.
Machiko has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Brandao is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Jose Brandao seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Machiko avoids it.
Machiko managing to block the knees to the body from Brandao.
Machiko misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Machiko.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Brandao missing with knees to the body.
Machi Machiko has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Machiko pushes Brandao back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Machiko looking to throw knees to the head but Brandao is blocking nicely.
Still in the clinch, Machiko scores with a nice short uppercut.
Brandao tries a body shot but Machiko blocks it.
Stalling in the clinch from Machiko.
Machiko on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Brandao using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Machiko has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Machiko presses Brandao against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Machiko works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Brandao takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Machiko misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Machiko avoids it.
Machiko fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Brandao tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Machiko tries a body shot but Brandao blocks it.
Machiko lands with a left to the head.
Machiko lands a hook that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao tries a body shot but Machiko blocks it.
Brandao scores with a hook to the body.
Brandao lands a nice knee to the body.
Machiko doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Brandao lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Machiko or not.
Machiko tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A short right from Machiko.
Machiko tries to stall but Brandao uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Machiko blocks an uppercut.
Brandao misses with the head strike.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Brandao tries a body shot but Machiko blocks it.
Machiko is leaning against Brandao and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Machiko lands a left hand that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.
Machiko fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Machiko managing to block the knees to the body from Brandao.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Machiko is trying to stall.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Machiko lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Brandao backwards.
Machiko digs a right hand into Brandao's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Brandao's gas tank.
Machiko has Brandao pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Brandao manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Brandao swings wildly with an uppercut but Machiko uses good head movement to avoid it.
A nice right hand lands inside from Machiko.
Machiko struggles to land a body shot inside as Brandao controls his hands.
Machiko stalling.
Brandao misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Machiko.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Brandao struggles to land a body shot inside as Machiko controls his hands.
Machiko has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Brandao is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Machi Machiko. That's going to take a lot out of him.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Machiko avoiding damage as Brandao throws knees to the body.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Machiko avoids it.
Machiko lands a left hand.
Brandao working Machiko over with knees to the body.
Machiko swings away with an uppercut that misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
Machi Machiko showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Brandao 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 Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:29
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jose Brandao!

Jumping up and down and very excited, Jose Brandao waved his t-shirt featuring Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry's logo in front of the cameras.
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Event: H 157 : Leo vs Chung     
Date:   May 24, 2014

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Michael Ehrmantraut. Brandao comes to the cage accompanied by Work Hard, Play Hard. Ehrmantraut has chosen non existent as his entrance music. This should be a great matchup!

176 cm
27
178 lbs
17 - 9 - 0
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175 lbs
15 - 7 - 0
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Michael Ehrmantraut!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, James Ackerman and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Brandao misses with a hook. Ehrmantraut ducked under it nicely.
Ehrmantraut lands an overhand right.
Ehrmantraut lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

Ehrmantraut gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Brandao struggles to land a body shot inside as Ehrmantraut controls his hands.
Brandao definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Brandao with a knee to the head.

It looks like Michael Ehrmantraut has been cut.
Ehrmantraut lands a right hand.

Ehrmantraut is trying to trip Brandao. He has hold of a leg but Brandao is hopping around, keeping his balance for the moment. Ehrmantraut persists though and gets the takedown into guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Ehrmantraut working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Ehrmantraut with a flurry of punches that miss.
Ehrmantraut throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Brandao looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Ehrmantraut throws a big elbow that misses.
Ehrmantraut throwing strikes from guard but Brandao blocks nicely.
Brandao looking to control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao working a defensive guard but Ehrmantraut manages to pass into side control anyway.
Brandao can't do much from the bottom here.
Brandao is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Brandao is working hard here to advance position.
Brandao is trying to control Ehrmantraut's posture but Ehrmantraut avoids it.
Ehrmantraut working the ground and pound from side control.
Brandao managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Ehrmantraut.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ehrmantraut creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
Brandao tries to bench press Ehrmantraut off him but Ehrmantraut keeps the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ehrmantraut fails to land a wild elbow strike.
Ehrmantraut wants to control but Brandao is keeping him busy.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ehrmantraut controlling from side mount.
Brandao tries to bench press Ehrmantraut off him but Ehrmantraut keeps the position.
Brandao is not content to let Ehrmantraut control the position.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ehrmantraut might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Brandao haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Brandao can't do much from the bottom here.
Ehrmantraut looking to control but instead Brandao has slipped a leg in, to regain half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao regains full guard. Nicely done.
Brandao is trying to control the position but Ehrmantraut postures up.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Ehrmantraut accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Ehrmantraut is stalling in the full guard.
Brandao is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Brandao has momentary wrist control but Ehrmantraut slips an elbow through the middle.
Brandao not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Brandao preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Ehrmantraut working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Ehrmantraut lands a couple of decent looking shots.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ehrmantraut throws a big elbow that misses.
Ehrmantraut trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Brandao is adopting a defensive guard.
Ehrmantraut wants to pass the guard but Brandao is keeping the position.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Brandao wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

The ref stands the fighters back up. Jose Brandao wasn't doing enough on the ground.
Ehrmantraut tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Brandao swings for the body but Ehrmantraut moves out of range.
Ehrmantraut checks a leg kick nicely.
Ehrmantraut moves out of range as Brandao throws a body kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael Ehrmantraut dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Michael Ehrmantraut's cut.
That's time! Brandao's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Ehrmantraut slips under a jab.
Ehrmantraut buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Brandao throws a head kick but Ehrmantraut moves out of range.
Brandao throws a front kick aimed at Ehrmantraut's knee but Ehrmantraut avoids it well.
Brandao swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Ehrmantraut keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

It looks like Jose Brandao has been cut.
Ehrmantraut checks a low kick from Brandao.
Ehrmantraut jabs Brandao to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Ehrmantraut throws a right and a left that both miss.
Ehrmantraut dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Brandao. That did some damage!
Ehrmantraut misses with a straight right.
Ehrmantraut throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Brandao misses with a low kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brandao connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Brandao missing with a left hand there. Ehrmantraut was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao throws a leg kick but Ehrmantraut checks it.
Ehrmantraut chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Ehrmantraut works the jab nicely.
Ehrmantraut stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Brandao.
Brandao misses with a leg kick

and Ehrmantraut counters with a nice single leg takedown and he's in Brandao's guard now.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Brandao pulls Ehrmantraut in close to prevent any damage.
Ehrmantraut controlling from the top position.
Brandao managing to control the position.
Ehrmantraut wants to control from the top but Brandao keeps moving.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Ehrmantraut accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ehrmantraut trying to control the position from guard on top but Brandao is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Michael Ehrmantraut has forced the referee to step in and restart the fight on the feet.
Ehrmantraut cracks a nice hook into Brandao's ribs.
Ehrmantraut connects with an inside leg kick.
Brandao keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A jab lands there for Ehrmantraut.
Ehrmantraut is looking to clinch.
Ehrmantraut misses with a looping left.
Brandao is looking to clinch but Ehrmantraut is avoiding it.
Ehrmantraut's corner calls for a 1-2. Ehrmantraut obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Ehrmantraut moves out of range of the body kick.
Brandao scores with a jab to the jaw.
Ehrmantraut swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ehrmantraut throws a nice outside leg kick.
Michael Ehrmantraut seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ehrmantraut blocks a head kick by Brandao.
Brandao lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Ehrmantraut shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Brandao as he jumps to the side.
Nice uppercut lands for Brandao. That snapped Ehrmantraut's head back.

Ehrmantraut is rocked!
Ehrmantraut takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Ehrmantraut is still on wobbly legs! Can Brandao finish him?
Brandao fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Ehrmantraut lands a nice leg kick that just misses Brandao's sensitive parts.
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 good leg kick by Ehrmantraut.
Ehrmantraut seems to have recovered his senses.
Ehrmantraut thows a body shot but no joy.
Ehrmantraut misses with a takedown attempt - Brandao sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
A nice inside leg kick there by Brandao. That's going to slow Ehrmantraut down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ehrmantraut on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Brandao on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Ehrmantraut moves out of range of the body kick.
Ehrmantraut throws a head kick that misses.
Brandao stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Ehrmantraut.
Brandao tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Ehrmantraut lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Brandao motions for Ehrmantraut to come forward. Brandao throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Brandao needs to keep his hands up - Ehrmantraut had a free shot at his head there.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Brandao thumps Ehrmantraut with a low kick.
Ehrmantraut uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Brandao.
Ehrmantraut connects with the punch.
Brandao gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Ehrmantraut.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael Ehrmantraut showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
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.


Ehrmantraut throws an overhand right that lands on Brandao's shoulder, as Brandao tries to avoid the shot.
A chopping leg kick lands by Brandao.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Brandao checks a leg kick.
Brandao misses with an uppercut.
Ehrmantraut fails to land the takedown.
Ehrmantraut throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Brandao thows a leg kick but Ehrmantraut checks it

and Ehrmantraut counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Ehrmantraut.
Brandao looking to control but Ehrmantraut passes into half guard.
Brandao trying to control but Ehrmantraut postures up.
Brandao blocking the ground and pound attempt from Ehrmantraut.
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!
Brandao is looking for a sweep. Ehrmantraut is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ehrmantraut sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Brandao defending well though.
Ehrmantraut not doing much here.
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. Ehrmantraut connects with a nice short shot to Brandao's temple.
Brandao wants to control but Ehrmantraut is keeping busy.
Brandao gets back to full guard.
Ehrmantraut postures up.
Ehrmantraut trying to control the position from guard on top but Brandao is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Ehrmantraut wants to pass the guard but Brandao is keeping the position.
Brandao wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ehrmantraut postures up.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Ehrmantraut throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Brandao works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Ehrmantraut throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Ehrmantraut throws a big right hand that misses.
Brandao is trying to control the position but Ehrmantraut postures up.
Ehrmantraut postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Brandao has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

The ref stands the fighters back up because Jose Brandao just wasn't active enough.
Ehrmantraut lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Brandao wants to clinch up but Ehrmantraut keeps it at a distance.
Brandao looks to throw the jab but Ehrmantraut is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Ehrmantraut.
Brandao throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Ehrmantraut checks the leg kick nicely there.
Brandao throws a chopping leg kick but Ehrmantraut manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Ehrmantraut swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Brandao.
Ehrmantraut uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Brandao.
Brandao throws a head kick but Ehrmantraut moves out of range.
Jose Brandao is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Ehrmantraut fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Brandao has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Ehrmantraut lands a nice shot to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Brandao tries a head kick but it misses.
Ehrmantraut has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Ehrmantraut tries to clinch

and Brandao counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Brandao.
Brandao gets underhooks to prevent Ehrmantraut's takedown attempt.
Nice body punch from Ehrmantraut - that landed with a thud.

Ehrmantraut gets double underhooks and manages to take the fight to the ground.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ehrmantraut is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Brandao working a defensive guard here.
Ehrmantraut throwing strikes from guard but Brandao blocks nicely.
Ehrmantraut sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Brandao's guard.
Ehrmantraut looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Ehrmantraut throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Ehrmantraut takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Brandao wants to control but Ehrmantraut is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Ehrmantraut seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Brandao does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael Ehrmantraut really dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Back to the action!


Ehrmantraut throws a jab when Brandao was well out of range.
Brandao is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Brandao lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Ehrmantraut at a distance.
Brandao takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Brandao tries to check the leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Brandao works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Brandao uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ehrmantraut.

Ehrmantraut shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Brandao is trying to defend but Ehrmantraut finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Ehrmantraut scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Ehrmantraut has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Ehrmantraut wants to pass the guard but Brandao is defending well.
Brandao tries to get to full guard but Ehrmantraut has control of the leg.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ehrmantraut tries to pass to full mount but Brandao defends it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao has his hands clasped together around Ehrmantraut's back. He's all about the action.
Brandao trying to control here.
Brandao is trying to get back to full guard.
Brandao is trying to control but Ehrmantraut manages to pass to mount!
Brandao is squirming around, avoiding Ehrmantraut's attempts to control the action.
Ehrmantraut connects with a couple of good shots from mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao wants to control but Ehrmantraut is having none of it.
Ehrmantraut is in the full mount, landing strikes.
Ehrmantraut lands a big elbow.

Brandao is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ehrmantraut looking to finish here with some ground and pound. He lands one big shot that has Brandao covering up... and two more big strikes land, forcing the referee to step in and put and end to proceedings! This fight is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:42 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Michael Ehrmantraut!
During a confident post fight interview, Michael Ehrmantraut thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: NGF 138 Sykloni v Socha     
Date:   May 15, 2014

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jeff Glover and Jose Brandao. The crowd seem to be enjoying Brandao's choice of entrance music: Work Hard, Play Hard. This should be fireworks!

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27
178 lbs
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Jeff Glover!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Vladimir Khabensky, Igor Prikhodko and Aleksei Zolotukhin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Glover.
Glover throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Brandao counters with a nice body kick.
Glover lands a jab.
Glover sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Brandao lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
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!
Glover sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Brandao thuds a left hand into Glover's body.
Glover 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.
Jab, jab by Brandao - just one landing.
A good leg kick by Brandao.
Glover throws a poor cross that misses
and Brandao counters with a good low kick that Glover was not able to check.
Nice body punch from Brandao.
Brandao walks into a straight right hand from Glover.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Glover takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Glover throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Brandao.
Glover moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
A slow jab from Glover misses its intended target.

Brandao drives through and clinches with Glover against the cage.
Glover is trying to pull guard but Brandao turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Brandao lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Brandao looking to stall.
Brandao throws a punch but it's blocked by Glover.
Glover takes a shot to the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Glover tries to pull guard but Brandao holds him up against the cage and eventually Glover drops back down to his feet.
Brandao lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Brandao working aggressively here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Glover jumps into guard, dragging Brandao to the mat.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Brandao trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Brandao has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Glover is proving hard to escape from.
Glover keeping moving, preventing Brandao from controlling successfully.

Glover looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Brandao pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Glover is keeping the position for now.
Glover tries to strike from the bottom.
Glover looking to hit a scissor sweep but Brandao is one step ahead there.
Glover controlling Brandao's posture.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao stopping the sweep attempt from Glover.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Brandao wants to control from the top but Glover keeps moving.
Brandao stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Glover swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Glover looking for a guillotine here but Brandao defends easily.
Glover looking for a sweep. Not yet Glover, not yet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Glover is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Brandao tries to stand but Glover is controlling from the bottom.
Brandao tries to free his leg and advance position but Glover is retaining full guard.
Glover is trying to hold Brandao in close to prevent damage but Brandao has managed to pass into half guard.
Glover wants to get back to full guard.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Glover avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Brandao.
Glover throws a strike from the bottom that misses.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Brandao connects with a high kick.
Jose Brandao seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A solid body kick from Brandao.
Brandao slips under a jab from Glover.
Brandao ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Brandao connects with a single shot there.
Glover jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A big right from Glover misses.
Brandao looks for the body kick but Glover saw that one coming.
A big right from Glover misses.

Brandao rushes Glover and presses him up against the cage.
Glover fails to pull guard.
Brandao pressing his opponent against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao tries to stall but Glover uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Brandao lands a left hand.
Glover is trying to pull guard but Brandao has him pressed against the cage.
Glover drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jeff Glover. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Brandao crunches a lovely knee into Glover's ribcage.
Brandao is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Glover tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Brandao just stands there and leans against the cage.
Brandao scores with a shoulder strike.

Glover jumps guard.
Brandao stays in close to Glover's body and controls the position.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Brandao trying to control but Glover is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
Glover looking to hit a scissor sweep but Brandao is one step ahead there.

OK we're going to have a standup here. Jose Brandao hasn't been effective enough on the ground and the referee wants a restart.
Brandao throws the kick towards the body but Glover avoids it.
Glover avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Brandao with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Brandao looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

Glover closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Brandao has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Glover is working away from the top position though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Glover seems to be working for a kimura but Brandao defends the submission attempt.
Brandao is looking to control Glover's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Brandao avoid being mounted?
Brandao is looking to improve his position.
The fighters are battling for position here. Brandao manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Brandao is controlling Glover's posture.
Brandao preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Glover with a flurry of punches that miss.
Brandao has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.

Brandao looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao is pulling down on Glover's head to control his posture.
Brandao trying to control the position.
Our spies down at at THC playhouse inform us that Brandao has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
Glover is looking to work some ground and pound but Brandao has wrist control.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Brandao. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Brandao is trying to keep Glover in close.
Glover passes easily into side control. Nice work.

Glover tries for a kimura but Brandao is defending well.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Brandao struggling a bit here.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Glover is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Brandao is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jose Brandao 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! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Glover misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Brandao's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Brandao duly obliges.
Glover drops his hands momentarily and Brandao takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Brandao scores with a leg kick.
Brandao jabs at Glover's body.
A leg kick checked by Brandao.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Glover avoids the head kick by Brandao.
Glover lands a right hook to the body.
Brandao connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao doesn't manage to clinch there - Glover circles away.
Brandao fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Glover thows a left - swing and a miss!
A shot to the body from Glover misses
and Brandao connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Brandao attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Glover moves away from the strike by Brandao.
Brandao throws a low kick but it's checked well by Glover.
Brandao with a nice cross.
Brandao throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Brandao steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Glover.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Glover misses with an uppercut. Brandao saw that one coming.
Brandao throws a leg kick that misses.
Brandao throws a half hearted mid kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Brandao. That's going to slow Glover down.
Brandao connects with a body shot.
Glover is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
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!
Glover shoots in for a double leg but Brandao sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Brandao blocks a jab.
Glover throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Brandao to counter with a crisp jab.

Glover is rocked!
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A solid leg kick lands there for Brandao.
Brandao thuds his shin into the meat of Glover's side.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao lands a brutal head kick. Glover looks out on his feet and Brandao throws more strikes until the ref is forced to stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:08 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Kick and Punches). Jose Brandao!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Jose Brandao waved his t-shirt featuring Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry's logo in front of the cameras.
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Event: NGF 129 Richards vs Brandao     
Date:   Apr 05, 2014

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Tyler Richards and Jose Brandao. Brandao has chosen Work Hard, Play Hard as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

179 cm
29
180 lbs
26 - 7 - 0
176 cm
27
178 lbs
16 - 8 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Perkele!

The Big Kabosh
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Tyler Richards!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
The judges for this bout are Sergei Dronov, Fedor Mirinova and Aleksandr Martynov.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A slapping body kick lands there for Richards.
Richards moves away from the strike by Brandao.
Richards looks to land a right hand but Brandao moved out of range.

Richards throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Brandao was covering up waiting for the punch and Richards finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Brandao is trying to control the position but Richards postures up.
Brandao is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Brandao keeping full guard, as Richards tries to pass.
Brandao is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.

The ref stands the fighters back up, due to lack of action by Jose Brandao.
Nice cross by Brandao.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brandao on the wrong end of a nice jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Richards looks for the body kick but Brandao saw that one coming.
Brandao just misses with a punch to the body.
An inside leg kick from Richards misses.
Richards connects with a crisp jab.
Richards throws an off balance right hand
and Brandao makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Brandao pivots, looking for a leg kick but Richards is out of range and Brandao settles back down.
Brandao throws a leg kick which misses Richards's front leg but catches the back leg as Richards tries to avoid it.
A head kick misses from Brandao.
Brandao connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Richards moves forwards but Brandao connects with a nice, crisp jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A punch combination from Brandao misses.
Brandao lands a jab.
Richards scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Richards throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Brandao moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A clash of legs there as Richards blocks the low kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Richards fakes the leg kick and cracks Brandao in the body.
Richards lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Brandao at a distance.
A big right from Richards misses.
Brandao sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Brandao throws a body kick that misses.
Richards uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Brandao.
Richards jabs Brandao to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Richards lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Brandao throws a head kick that misses.
Richards tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Brandao was well out of range. Poor timing from Richards.
Richards checks a low kick from Brandao.
Brandao throws a head kick but Richards moves out of range.
Richards throws a body kick that misses.
Richards throws the left hand but Brandao avoids the punch easily.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Richards, as that shot connected.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Richards gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Brandao scores with a sloppy right hand. Richards should have avoided that one.
Jose Brandao is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Richards works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Richards looks to land a body kick but Brandao moved away.
Richards stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Brandao.

Richards pushes Brandao up against the cage in a clinch.
Brandao blocking some punches.
Richards misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Richards.
Richards tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Brandao swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Brandao misses with a short punch on the inside.
Brandao tries to land knees in the clinch but Richards avoids the damage to the body.
Richards blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Brandao lands an uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Richards.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Brandao blocks an uppercut.
Brandao misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Richards.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Richards creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Brandao gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Richards.
Richards pushes Brandao back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Richards.
Brandao throws a punch but it's blocked by Richards.
Brandao wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Richards fails to land.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Brandao is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Richards misses with a hook from the clinch.

Richards turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Richards manages to end up in side control.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A looping hook to the body misses from Brandao. Richards does a little dance to reset his feet.
Good standup being displayed there by Richards as he connects with a hook.
Richards throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Brandao checks the leg kick nicely there.
Brandao takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Tyler Richards is winning the standup battle so far.
Richards fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Brandao looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Brandao lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
A bone on bone clash there as Brandao blocks the leg kick.
Brandao swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Brandao avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
The fighters circling - Brandao throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Richards dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Brandao moves out of range of the body kick from Richards.
Richards throws the kick towards the body but Brandao avoids it.
Richards sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Brandao connects with a nice looking jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Richards takes a swing at Brandao's ribcage but misses.
Nice uppercut lands for Richards. That snapped Brandao's head back.
Brandao with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Richards to score with a decent uppercut.

Richards shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Richards showed some decent athleticism there.
Brandao has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Richards is working away from the top position though.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Richards not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Brandao keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Richards wants to lay and pray for a moment but Brandao keeps working.
Brandao is trying to get back to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Richards throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Richards prevents Brandao from improving his position.
Brandao trying to control from the bottom.
Richards throwing shots but Brandao is blocking nicely.
Richards is taking a breather. Brandao says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Brandao is controlling Richards's position as best he can from this difficult position.

Well, the referee has seen enough. Neither fighter is active enough on the ground so he's stood them back up.
Brandao throws a head kick that misses.
Brandao looks to throw the jab but Richards is out of range.
An inside leg kick lands from Brandao.
Brandao tries to land a front kick but Richards steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Richards thuds his shin into the meat of Brandao's side.
Richards on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Richards lands a front kick.
Brandao is breathing heavily.
Richards keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Brandao.
An inside leg kick from Brandao misses.
Richards tries to land a front kick but Brandao steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Richards connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Brandao momentarily.
Richards scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Brandao doesn't seem bothered though.
Brandao goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Richards will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

Richards moves into the clinch successfully.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Richards doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Richards misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short left from Brandao.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao struggles to land a body shot inside as Richards controls his hands.
Richards lands a left hand.
Brandao fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Richards wants the takedown. Brandao is fighting it off but Richards persists and manages to bring the fight to the ground, ending up in Brandao's guard against the cage.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Brandao has control of Richards's left arm, preventing Richards from doing any damage.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Richards accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Brandao keeping moving, preventing Richards from controlling successfully.
Richards is pushing down on Brandao's leg trying to pass to half guard. Brandao is fighting to maintain full guard but Richards has managed to sneak the leg through.
Brandao is concentrating on defense, preventing Richards from advancing position.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Brandao is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Richards lands with a punch from half guard.
Brandao wants to control but Richards is keeping busy and won't allow it.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Tyler Richards dominated that second round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Brandao misses with a leg kick

and Richards counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Richards slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Brandao is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Richards working the ground and pound.
Brandao struggling a bit here.
Brandao might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Richards haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Richards wants to lay and pray for a moment but Brandao keeps working.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Richards in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.
An elbow from Richards crashes against the mat.
Tyler Richards overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Brandao wants to control but Richards postures up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao is not content to let Richards control the position.
Brandao tries to improve position but can't.
Richards is looking to take a break and control but Brandao is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Brandao is looking to slip a leg under and get half guard but Richards is one step ahead and moves to full mount!
Richards with a couple of short strikes.
Brandao really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Richards lands a couple of good shots and Brandao has given up his back, trying to escape the position!
The crowd hopeful of a finish here - Richards's supporters are on their feet, screaming for him to go for the rear naked choke.
Brandao tries to roll but Richards sticks to his back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brandao trying to control but he's just got himself in more trouble.
Brandao takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Richards throwing strikes from the back - he gets a warning from the referee for striking the back of the head but all these shots are hurting Brandao!
Richards lands a shot to the head.

Brandao is rocked!
Richards lands shots to the head and Brandao turtles up! The ref has seen enough and stops the fight! This one is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:41 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Tyler Richards!
Tyler Richards retains his middleweight title!
Our winner, Tyler Richards, 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.
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100%

 

Event: NGF 122 Odin vs Kalashnikov     
Date:   Mar 08, 2014

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Henkka Seppala. Brandao comes into the arena with Work Hard, Play Hard blaring out of the sound system. Seppala has chosen Children of Bodom - Smile pretty for the devil as his entrance music. Jose Brandao could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Henkka Seppala's chin.

176 cm
27
178 lbs
15 - 8 - 0
182 cm
24
194 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry

Milwaukee's Best 160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Henkka Seppala!
The judges for this bout are Aleksei Zolotukhin, Valeri Chadov and Illya Tyunina.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Seppala avoids the head kick by Brandao.
Seppala slips a jab from Brandao.
Brandao looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Brandao scores with a punch to the head.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Seppala lands a glancing blow to the side of Brandao's head.
Seppala with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Brandao to score with a decent uppercut.
Seppala scores with a decent looking hook.
Brandao throws a chopping leg kick but Seppala manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Brandao tries to land a leg kick but Seppala saw it coming and moves away.
A chopping leg kick lands by Brandao.
Seppala throws a jab but it's blocked by Brandao.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A punch combination from Seppala misses.
Seppala misses with an uppercut. Brandao saw that one coming.
Brandao misses with a body kick.
Brandao tries to clinch but Seppala is having none of it.
Seppala listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Brandao with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A good leg kick by Brandao.
Seppala rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Brandao moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Seppala bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao scores with a sloppy right hand. Seppala should have avoided that one.
Good exchange - Seppala coming out on top.
Seppala works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Seppala staying out of range there.
The fight stays on the outside here - Brandao looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Seppala on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Good leg kick by Brandao there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Brandao throws a push kick but Seppala slaps the foot to one side.
Seppala misses the jab.
Seppala looks to land a right hand but Brandao moved out of range.
A jab lands there for Seppala.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Seppala is looking to land body kicks.
Seppala checks a low kick from Brandao.
Seppala throws a lazy right hand but Brandao sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Seppala needs to keep his hands up - Brandao had a free shot at his head there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao blocks the body kick.
Brandao misses with a leg kick
and Seppala counters with a stiff right hand.
Brandao displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Seppala throws out the jab.
Brandao tries to close the distance and clinch up but Seppala swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Seppala throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Seppala just misses with a punch to the body.
Brandao chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Brandao lands a lovely overhand right.
Nice defenses there by Brandao.
Seppala stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Brandao.
Brandao slips a jab from Seppala.
Seppala throws a jab but it's blocked by Brandao.
Brandao throws a looping overhand right but Seppala ducks down to avoid it.
Brandao attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Brandao connects with a crisp jab.
Brandao moves out of range as Seppala strikes.

Brandao moves into range and clinches up with Seppala.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The referee calls for Seppala to work.
Nice body punch from Seppala - that landed with a thud.
Seppala goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Seppala blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Seppala throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Brandao takes a shot to the head.
A right hand to the body from Seppala.
Brandao is looking to control Seppala's arms but Seppala gets an underhook and turns him. Now Brandao has his back to the cage.
Brandao goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Seppala tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Brandao avoids it.
Brandao misses with a punch on the inside.
Brandao misses with a knee strike.
Brandao softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Brandao blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Brandao tries a knee to the head but Seppala blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.

Brandao breaks the clinch.
The fighters circle momentarily. Seppala darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Brandao throws a shot to the body.
Brandao steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Seppala.
Seppala blocks a head kick by Brandao.
Seppala looks to land a right hand but Brandao moved out of range.
Seppala misses with a hook. Brandao ducked under it nicely.
Brandao attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Brandao misses with a kick to the body.
Brandao on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Brandao bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Seppala's head.
Seppala takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Sloppy strikes from Seppala. Those never looked like landing.
A swing and a miss from Seppala.
Brandao throws a body punch but Seppala moves out of range.
A nice leg kick lands there from Brandao.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Jose Brandao will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Brandao displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Seppala throws out the jab.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Brandao here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
Brandao works the jab nicely.
Seppala moves out of range of the leg kick from Brandao.
Seppala takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Brandao throws a quick inside leg kick.
Seppala takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Seppala misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Brandao.
Brandao lands a glancing blow to the side of Seppala's head.
Brandao fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Seppala is out of range.
Jose Brandao is winning the standup battle so far.
Seppala misses with a looping left.
Seppala misses the shot to the body.
Seppala's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Brandao moves away from the strike by Seppala.
Seppala scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Seppala ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Brandao moves away.
Brandao finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Seppala throws a big shot that misses.
Seppala ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Brandao moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seppala swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Seppala cracks Brandao with a good jab.
Brandao fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Seppala.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Brandao.
Brandao cracks Seppala with a good jab.
Brandao thumps Seppala with a low kick.
Seppala thows a body shot but no joy.
Brandao fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Seppala.
Brandao takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Seppala on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Brandao. Brandao obviously looking to wear him down.
Brandao bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Seppala takes a shot right to the bread basket.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Seppala misses with an uppercut. Brandao saw that one coming.
Brandao thows a body shot but no joy.
Seppala misses with a straight right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Seppala.
Seppala falls off balance throwing a combination
enabling Brandao to counter with a crisp jab.
Brandao blocks a jab.
Brandao connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Brandao throws a leg kick but Seppala sees it coming and moves out of range.
Seppala misses with a hook. Brandao ducked under it nicely.
Brandao uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Seppala.
Brandao ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Seppala moves away.
Seppala throws a series of punches but Brandao avoids them all with ease.
Brandao tries to clinch but Seppala moves out of range.
Brandao fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Seppala.
Seppala connects with a good right hand that stumbles Brandao. Brandao circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Brandao turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Brandao cracks Seppala with a right hand to the side of the head.
Brandao throws the left hand but Seppala avoids the punch easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao blocks the body kick.
Seppala fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Brandao is out of range.
Seppala throws a shot from downtown. Brandao moves away and avoids it.
Brandao tries to land a leg kick but Seppala saw it coming and moves away.
Brandao uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Seppala.
Brandao misses with a straight left.
Brandao fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Seppala.
Seppala thows a left - swing and a miss!
Brandao throws a hook but Seppala blocks it.
Seppala takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Seppala throws out a powerful jab.
Seppala misses with a body punch
enabling Brandao to counter with a crisp jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Brandao connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Seppala's hands.

Seppala is rocked!
Seppala throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Seppala is still on wobbly legs! Can Brandao finish him?
Brandao lands with a slapping head kick.
Brandao waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Seppala.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao throws a hook but Seppala avoids it easily.
Seppala throws a head kick but Brandao moves out of range.
Seppala on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Seppala misses with a few strikes there.
Brandao connects with the punch.
Seppala misses with a straight left.
Brandao misses with a head kick.
Brandao pounces like a tiger and cracks Seppala with a vicious hook! Seppala is down but not out! Brandao follows up with more strikes forcing the ref to jump in and stop it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:33 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Jose Brandao!
Jose Brandao managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry, into his post fight interview.
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RATING
71%

 

Event: NGF 117 Sykloni vs Richards     
Date:   Feb 15, 2014

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Mikhail Rakhmanov. Brandao comes to the cage accompanied by Work Hard, Play Hard. The crowd seem to be enjoying Rakhmanov's choice of entrance music: Russian national anthem. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

176 cm
26
184 lbs
14 - 8 - 0
179 cm
25
190 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Affordable Quality + Reliable Laundry

Milwaukee's Best 160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Mikhail Rakhmanov!
The judges for this bout are Konstantin Menshow, Illya Tyunina and Aleksandr Martynov.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Brandao throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Brandao looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Rakhmanov tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Brandao uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Rakhmanov.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Rakhmanov.
Nice shot lands for Rakhmanov.
Brandao just misses with a punch to the body.
Rakhmanov lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Brandao lands a slapping body shot.
Rakhmanov has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Rakhmanov throws a hook but Brandao blocks it.
Brandao throws a head kick that misses.
Brandao tries to clinch up but Rakhmanov circles away and keeps his distance.
A chopping leg kick lands by Brandao.
Brandao just misses with a punch to the body.
Brandao defending well as Rakhmanov loads up on a big left hand.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Rakhmanov looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Brandao is fending him off so far but Rakhmanov persists. Nope, Brandao circles away and we're back to standing.
Brandao tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao tries to score with a low kick but Rakhmanov moves his leg out of the way.
Decent striking displayed by Rakhmanov there.
Rakhmanov throws a chopping leg kick but Brandao manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Brandao showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Rakhmanov.
Brandao feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Rakhmanov's calf.
A big right from Rakhmanov misses.
Rakhmanov throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Brandao fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Rakhmanov is out of range.
Rakhmanov jabs at Brandao's body.
Brandao throws a nice inside leg kick.
Rakhmanov with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Brandao to score with a decent uppercut.
Brandao waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Rakhmanov.
Rakhmanov scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Brandao drops his hands momentarily and Rakhmanov takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Some wild striking there from Rakhmanov.
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!
Rakhmanov shoots in for a takedown but Brandao shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
A decent looking cross lands there for Brandao.
A decent looking cross lands there for Brandao.
Jose Brandao is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Rakhmanov throws a big shot that misses.
Brandao lands a leg kick that knocks Rakhmanov off balance momentarily.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Brandao.
Rakhmanov throws a head kick that half lands.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Brandao.
Brandao turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Brandao throws a body punch but Rakhmanov moves out of range.
Rakhmanov has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Brandao.
Brandao has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Brandao there as he acknowledges the shot.
Rakhmanov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Brandao was well out of range. Poor timing from Rakhmanov.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rakhmanov moves out of range as Brandao throws a body kick.
Rakhmanov misses with a double jab.
Brandao scores with a head kick.
Brandao lands with a thumping leg kick.
Brandao lands a nice shot that snaps Rakhmanov's head back.
Brandao throws a wild body kick that Rakhmanov sees coming a mile off.
Rakhmanov sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Brandao swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Rakhmanov misses with a takedown attempt - Brandao sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Jose Brandao has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Mikhail Rakhmanov.
Brandao buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Rakhmanov avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Rakhmanov tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Brandao is able to avoid easily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Brandao looks to land a right hand but Rakhmanov moved out of range.
Brandao misses with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A shot to the liver by Brandao. Beautiful body shot.
Both fighters circling a little - Brandao finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Brandao takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Brandao tries a head kick but it misses.
Brandao clobbers Rakhmanov with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Brandao scores with a jab. Rakhmanov acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Rakhmanov misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Brandao.
Brandao attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Rakhmanov misses with a low kick.

Rakhmanov fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Brandao to the ground. Rakhmanov is now in Brandao's guard.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Brandao is trying to control the position but Rakhmanov postures up.
Rakhmanov content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Brandao is pulling down on Rakhmanov's head to control his posture.
Rakhmanov throws a big elbow that misses.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Brandao lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Rakhmanov cracks Brandao with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Brandao scores with a hook.
Brandao slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
An inside leg kick lands from Brandao.
Rakhmanov shoots in looking for a takedown but Brandao manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Rakhmanov's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Brandao swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Brandao scores with a nice strike.
Rakhmanov misses with a head kick.
Rakhmanov jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Brandao goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brandao fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Brandao ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Rakhmanov throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Brandao stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Rakhmanov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Rakhmanov tries a head kick but it misses.
Brandao drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Rakhmanov attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Nice defenses there by Brandao.
Brandao misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rakhmanov.
Brandao throws a quick inside leg kick.
Brandao lands with a nice body kick.

Brandao clinches up against the cage.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Brandao as Rakhmanov tries to tie him up.
Brandao wants to stall.
Brandao scores with a knee to the head.
Rakhmanov's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brandao with a knee to the head.

Rakhmanov breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brandao throws a low kick, looking for Rakhmanov's leg but Rakhmanov calmly moves out of range.
Brandao steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Rakhmanov.
Brandao is looking to land body kicks.
Brandao throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Brandao throws a low kick but Rakhmanov moves out of range easily.
Rakhmanov takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Rakhmanov takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Brandao tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Rakhmanov paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Brandao with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Rakhmanov looks to land a right hand but Brandao moved out of range.
Rakhmanov thows a body shot but no joy.
Rakhmanov checks a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brandao uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Rakhmanov.
Rakhmanov moves out of range of the strikes.
Rakhmanov takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Rakhmanov 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.
Brandao thumps Rakhmanov with a low kick.
Brandao pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Rakhmanov avoids the head kick by Brandao.
Rakhmanov scores with a punch to the head.
Nice body punch from Rakhmanov.
Jose Brandao is winning the standup battle so far.
Rakhmanov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Brandao was well out of range. Poor timing from Rakhmanov.
Sloppy strikes from Rakhmanov. Those never looked like landing.
Rakhmanov swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Brandao misses with a leg kick.
Rakhmanov checks a leg kick nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice body kick there by Rakhmanov.
Brandao dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Rakhmanov checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Rakhmanov throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Brandao.
Rakhmanov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Brandao.
Rakhmanov takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Brandao tried to score with a low kick but Rakhmanov checks it.
Danga de danga de dang - Brandao scores with a four punch combination!
Rakhmanov just misses with a punch to the body.
Rakhmanov connects with a crisp jab.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Rakhmanov chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Brandao moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Rakhmanov is breathing heavily.
Brandao throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Jose Brandao dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Brandao lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Brandao comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Rakhmanov misses with a wild body shot.
Brandao tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Rakhmanov is able to avoid easily.
Rakhmanov throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nice body kick there by Brandao.
Brandao tries to clinch up.
Brandao keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Brandao lunges at Rakhmanov with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Rakhmanov's hand.
Brandao 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.
Brandao defending well as Rakhmanov loads up on a big left hand.
Brandao pushes Rakhmanov away with a front kick.
Rakhmanov takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Brandao cracks Rakhmanov with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Brandao checks a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao scores with a leg kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Brandao.
Brandao clobbers Rakhmanov with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Rakhmanov has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Brandao.
Rakhmanov avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Rakhmanov throws a leg kick that misses.
Brandao misses with a low kick.
Brandao cracks a nice hook into Rakhmanov's ribs.
Rakhmanov lands a nice hook to Brandao's body. Brandao takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Brandao moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Brandao throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Rakhmanov stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Brandao.
Brandao ducks right into an uppercut from Rakhmanov.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Rakhmanov lands a head kick!
Brandao throws a lazy uppercut

and Rakhmanov decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Brandao's guard.
Mikhail Rakhmanov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rakhmanov postures up.
Rakhmanov tries to free his leg and advance position but Brandao is retaining full guard.
Rakhmanov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Brandao is pulling down on Rakhmanov's head. It's preventing any offense from Rakhmanov, at least for the moment.
Brandao is trying to control the position from the bottom.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Rakhmanov accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Rakhmanov postures up in Brandao's guard and throws a big left but Brandao blocks it.
Rakhmanov throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Brandao works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Brandao is pulling down on Rakhmanov's head to control his posture.
Rakhmanov slips nicely into half guard.
Brandao trying to keep hold of his opponent's head but Rakhmanov manages to pass to mount!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rakhmanov landing strikes from the mount.
Brandao regains half guard.
Rakhmanov throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Brandao wants to control but Rakhmanov is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Rakhmanov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Rakhmanov thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Brandao's head.
Brandao is trying to get back to full guard.
Brandao is working hard here to advance position.
Rakhmanov wants to take a breather but Brandao is having none of it.
Brandao is looking to control Rakhmanov's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Brandao avoid being mounted?

Rakhmanov is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Brandao sees it coming and defends easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao tries to roll over but Rakhmanov keeps him under control.
Mikhail Rakhmanov has got the better of the ground game so far.
Rakhmanov is thwarting Brandao's attempts to control the position.
Rakhmanov prevents Brandao from improving his position.
Brandao avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Rakhmanov.
Brandao has his hands clasped together around Rakhmanov's back. He's all about the action.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Rakhmanov throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Rakhmanov seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Brandao controlling the position well.
Brandao blocking the ground and pound attempt from Rakhmanov.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jose Brandao showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Brandao, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Konstantin Menshow scores the fight 30:27
Judge Illya Tyunina scores the fight 30:27
Judge Aleksandr Martynov scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jose Brandao!

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Event: INY 110: Sato vs Richards     
Date:   Jan 12, 2014

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jose Brandao and Meldrick Tyson. Brandao comes to the cage accompanied by Work Hard, Play Hard. Jose Brandao had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

176 cm
26
184 lbs
14 - 7 - 0
180 cm
27
199 lbs
15 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jose Brandao!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Meldrick Tyson!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, Alyssa Summers and Steve Montenegro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Brandao looks to score with a jab to the body but Tyson is just out of range.
Brandao slips a jab from Tyson.
Tyson lands a nice leg kick that just misses Brandao's sensitive parts.
A nice leg kick lands there from Brandao.
Tyson with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A nice leg kick lands there from Brandao.
Brandao misses with a head kick.
The fighters circling - Tyson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Brandao checks a leg kick nicely.
Tyson throws a nice looking combination but Brandao bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Tyson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Brandao.
Tyson looks to land a left hand but Brandao moved out of range nicely.
Brandao misses with a hook. Tyson ducked under it nicely.
Jose Brandao seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tyson wants to land a leg kick but Brandao is out of range.
Brandao scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Brandao 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.

Brandao has Tyson up against the cage in a clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tyson doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Knees in the clinch landing for Brandao.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tyson backwards.
A nice right hand lands inside from Brandao.
Brandao lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Brandao's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Brandao softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Brandao wants to stall.
Tyson blocks an uppercut.

Brandao manages to break the clinch.
A solid body kick from Brandao.
Brandao blocks a head kick by Tyson.

Tyson has closed the distance and engaged Brandao in a clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tyson creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tyson works on Brandao's body with a couple of short punches.
Brandao blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tyson digs a right hand underneath Brandao's ribcage. Brandao let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brandao tries a knee to the head but he's missed.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyson misses with a hook to the ribs.
Brandao tries to work over Tyson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch on the inside from Brandao fails to land.
Brandao working Tyson over with knees to the body.
Tyson blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Tyson tries to throw a body punch but Brandao avoids it by throwing Tyson back against the cage.
Brandao misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tyson tries a body shot but Brandao blocks it.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tyson.
Brandao tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Tyson tries to work over Brandao's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tyson creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Brandao scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Brandao tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Brandao blocks a body shot from Tyson.
Tyson stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
A shot in the inside from Tyson.
Brandao is trying to stall.
Tyson displaying some good clinch control by pressing Brandao up against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tyson blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Tyson misses with a punch to the body.
Tyson working aggressively here.
Tyson tries to work over Brandao's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tyson scores with a nice hook to the head.
Good body shot from Tyson.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tyson.
Tyson looking to slow down the pace here.
Tyson stalling.
A short left from Brandao.
Tyson wants to stall.
A shot in the inside from Brandao.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Brandao seems a little flustered. He's come in with the intention of controlling the clinch but Tyson is preventing him from doing so, at least for the moment.
Tyson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Brandao is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Tyson misses with a hook from the clinch.
Brandao misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Brandao throws a head punch that misses.
Still in the clinch, Tyson scores with a nice short uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tyson scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Tyson tries to stall but Brandao uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Tyson tries to work over Brandao's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
A short right from Tyson.
Brandao wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Tyson misses with the head strike.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.

Brandao breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Meldrick Tyson will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Brandao missing with a left hand there. Tyson was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Brandao throws out a leg kick but Tyson moves out of range and Brandao only half commits.
Tyson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Brandao throws out the jab.
Brandao just misses with a punch to the body.
Tyson misses with a wild body shot.

Tyson closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
A shot in the inside from Brandao.
Nice body punch from Tyson.
Tyson's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Tyson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Brandao has Tyson pressed against the cage.
Tyson lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Tyson tries to throw a body punch but Brandao avoids it by throwing Tyson back against the cage.
Brandao working aggressively here.
Tyson can't find room to land a body shot as Brandao controls the action.
A short right from Tyson.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao is trying to stall.

Brandao escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Tyson wants to clinch.
Brandao scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Brandao takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

Brandao darts in and clinches Tyson up against the cage.
Brandao misses with a knee to the head.
A nice right hand lands inside from Brandao.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tyson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tyson is stalling here.
Brandao with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Tyson softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyson can't find room to land a body shot as Brandao controls the action.
Tyson is trying to maintain a safe position but Brandao gets an underhook and turns Tyson into the cage.
Tyson presses Brandao against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Tyson working aggressively here.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Brandao looking to stall.
Tyson misses with a punch to the body.
Meldrick Tyson seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Brandao blocks an uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Tyson fails to land.
Tyson tries to work over Brandao's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tyson blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Tyson dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Tyson throws a punch but it's blocked by Brandao.
Come on Brandao - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Tyson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Brandao.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tyson.
Tyson is trying to maintain a safe position but Brandao gets an underhook and turns Tyson into the cage.
Tyson can't find room to land a body shot as Brandao controls the action.
Tyson swings wildly with an uppercut but Brandao uses good head movement to avoid it.
Brandao lands a right hand.
Brandao doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Brandao with a knee to the head.
Tyson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Tyson fails to land.
Brandao with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.

Brandao breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Tyson lands with an overhand left.
Tyson's jab looks to have found its range, popping Brandao under the eye.
Tyson avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Brandao misses with a low kick.
Brandao throws a quick inside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brandao pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Brandao takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tyson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Brandao.
Brandao thuds a left hand into Tyson's body.
Tyson lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Tyson throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Tyson gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Brandao.
Tyson fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Brandao has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tyson connects with an inside leg kick.
Brandao throws a looping overhand right but Tyson ducks down to avoid it.
A decent looking cross lands there for Tyson.
Brandao connects with a looping right hand.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Brandao feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tyson's calf.
Tyson will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Tyson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Brandao.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Meldrick Tyson 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! 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.


Tyson connects with the punch.
Tyson lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Brandao's jab looks to have found its range, popping Tyson under the eye.
Brandao looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Brandao throws a leg kick
and Tyson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Brandao swinging wildly here.
Tyson lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Tyson lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Tyson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Brandao. Brandao obviously looking to wear him down.
Brandao stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tyson.
Meldrick Tyson seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Brandao cracks a nice hook into Tyson's ribs.
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!
Brandao moves out of range of the leg kick from Tyson.
Tyson takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Tyson slips a straight right by Brandao.
Tyson swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Brandao.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brandao tries to score with a low kick but Tyson moves his leg out of the way.
Tyson connects with a looping right hand.
Tyson's jab looks to have found its range, popping Brandao under the eye.
Brandao checks a low kick from Tyson.
Tyson works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Tyson tries to clinch up but Brandao circles away and keeps his distance.

Tyson tries to keep at a distance but Brandao has taken the fight into the clinch.
Tyson scores with a shot to the side of Brandao's head.
Tyson tries to throw a body punch but Brandao avoids it by throwing Tyson back against the cage.
Tyson misses with a punch to the body.
Tyson throws a punch but it's blocked by Brandao.
A bit of stalling here from Brandao.
Brandao lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nice body punch from Tyson.
Brandao swings wildly with an uppercut but Tyson uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tyson misses with a body punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyson misses with a punch to the body.
Brandao blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Brandao's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Tyson lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Brandao wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Brandao prevents a body shot from Tyson.
Tyson trying to control the position but instead, Brandao has worked for underhooks and has pushed Tyson into the cage.
Tyson seems frustrated at his inability to get double underhooks.

Brandao escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Tyson fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Brandao.
Brandao pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Brandao throws the kick towards the body but Tyson avoids it.
Tyson misses with a leg kick.
Tyson fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Brandao checks it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
That kick from Tyson tenderised Brandao's leg. Brandao is trying to keep his angry face on.
Tyson checks the leg kick.
Tyson throws a series of punches but Brandao moves out of range.
Brandao throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Tyson fails in his attempt to clinch.
Brandao avoids the head kick by Tyson.
Brandao blocks a low kick nicely.
Meldrick Tyson is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Brandao lands with a cross.
Brandao misses with a left hand
and Tyson makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Brandao is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Brandao on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tyson. Tyson obviously looking to wear him down.
Brandao attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Tyson tries to clinch up.
Brandao looks to throw the jab but Tyson is out of range.
Brandao throws a jab but it's blocked by Tyson.
Tyson tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Brandao manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tyson throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Tyson has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Tyson checks a low kick from Brandao.
Brandao on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Tyson tries a low kick but Brandao avoids it.
Brandao darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Brandao feints and then cracks Tyson's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Tyson down.
Brandao throws a front kick aimed at Tyson's knee but Tyson avoids it well.
Tyson wants to clinch.
Tyson is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Tyson tries to score with a low kick but Brandao moves his leg out of the way.
Brandao misses the jab.
Brandao misses with a looping left.
Jose Brandao has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Brandao doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.

And that's the end of the fight!
Meldrick Tyson comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Tyson 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 Anthony Taglia scores the fight 28:30
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 28:29
Judge Steve Montenegro scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Meldrick Tyson!

Meldrick Tyson took some time post fight to say the following; 'Paul Orndorf you mother fuckin rent boy - do you see me now!!!'.