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Event: BRC 162 - Paulsen vs. Gutt     
Date:   Aug 13, 2011

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Dag Luther and Atlister The Demon. The Demon comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Demon kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the fighters buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!

190 cm
26
215 lbs
19 - 7 - 0
190 cm
27
215 lbs
10 - 2 - 1
Good wrestling
Great elbows
Very quick
ADCC Champion
Lethal high kicks
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight 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 St Petersburg, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Atlister The Demon!
The judges for this bout are Illya Tyunina, Konstantin Menshow and Fedor Mirinova.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Luther gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Luther blocks a body shot from The Demon.
Luther with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
A short left from Luther.
Luther tries for a takedown but The Demon manages to get underhooks.
Luther on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Luther avoiding damage.
Luther creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Luther tries to break the clinch but The Demon is controlling the position.
Luther tries to stall but The Demon uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Luther looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Luther slows down the pace here.
The Demon is looking to control Luther's arms but Luther gets an underhook and turns him. Now The Demon has his back to the cage.
The Demon pushes Luther back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
The Demon struggles to land a body shot inside as Luther controls his hands.
Luther lands a body punch in the clinch.
The Demon lands a shoulder strike.
Luther misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from The Demon.
A hook to the body from The Demon.
A body shot lands from The Demon.
Luther blocks an uppercut.
The Demon lands an uppercut.

It looks like Dag Luther has been cut.

The Demon manages to break the clinch.
Luther checks a leg kick.
The Demon throws a nice looking combination but Luther bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Both fighters circling a little - The Demon finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther swings widly with a right hand
and The Demon counters with a nice uppercut.
Luther misses the body punch

and The Demon counters with a nice single leg takedown and he's in Luther's guard now.
The Demon controls from within his opponent's guard.
The Demon missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Luther thows some rabbit punches from the bottom but they don't do any damage.
The Demon wants to control from the top but Luther keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The Demon trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
The Demon controls from within his opponent's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
The Demon pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Luther is keeping the position for now.
The Demon trying to control the position from guard on top but Luther is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The ref stands the fighters back up, due to lack of action by Atlister The Demon.
The Demon thows a left - swing and a miss!
The Demon thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and The Demon counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Luther throws an off balance right hand
and The Demon counters with a right hand to the body.
The Demon drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Luther with a lazy takedown attempt
and The Demon makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Dag Luther. That's going to take a lot out of him.
A lazy left from The Demon finds it's target.
The Demon scores with a punch to the head.
The Demon throws a nice inside leg kick.
Luther lands with a shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Some bone on bone action there as Luther checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Luther swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and The Demon counters with a nice leg kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Luther tries to clinch but fails miserably
and The Demon counters with a nice uppercut.
Luther fails with the takedown
and The Demon connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Luther takes a jab right on the kisser.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Luther misses with a body punch
and The Demon counters with a good low kick that Luther was not able to check.
The Demon staying out of range there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Atlister The Demon dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Dag Luther's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


The Demon tries to close the distance and clinch but Luther swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Luther. The Demon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Luther misses with a takedown
and The Demon counters with a three punch combo that has Luther backing up. Luther nods at The Demon to acknowledge the strikes.
The Demon goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
The Demon throws a head kick that misses.
The Demon lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Luther tries to grapple but his opponent circles

so The Demon counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.

That's one minute gone in the round.

The Demon drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and The Demon jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Luther keeping moving, preventing The Demon from controlling successfully.
Luther is trying to control the position from the bottom.

Luther escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. The Demon gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
The Demon wants to control from the top but Luther keeps moving.
Luther is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
The Demon slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
The Demon forces his way into half guard.
Luther is refusing to be controlled, as The Demon sits in half guard.
Luther keeping control of the position.
The Demon keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Atlister The Demon has forced the referee to step in and restart the fight on the feet.
The Demon throws a good cross that connects.
The Demon keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
The Demon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Luther misses with a straight right.
The Demon lands a glancing blow to the side of Luther's head.
Luther cracks The Demon with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Luther lands with an uppercut that bounces The Demon off the cage and back into rage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luther misses with a jab to the body
and The Demon counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
The Demon turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

The Demon fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Luther, pushing him back against the cage.
Good body shot from The Demon.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The Demon blocks an uppercut.
Luther tries to pull guard but The Demon holds him up against the cage and eventually Luther drops back down to his feet.
Luther takes a knee right on the jaw!
Luther jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as The Demon walks away with a smile on his face. Luther gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Dag Luther. That's going to take a lot out of him.
The Demon misses with a hook
and Luther counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
The Demon lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
The Demon jabs away that one connects to the head of his opponent.
Luther swings away with a body shot that misses
and The Demon counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Luther thinking.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Atlister The Demon showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Dag Luther's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


The Demon throws a poor cross that misses
and Luther counters with a slapping leg kick.
Luther throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
The Demon looks to land a right hand but Luther moved out of range.
Dag Luther seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Luther tries to clinch up.
Luther throws a lazy head kick
and The Demon counters with a right hand to the body.
A low kick from Luther misses

and The Demon counters with a takedown into full mount! That could mean trouble for Luther!
The Demon tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Luther wants to control but The Demon is having none of it.
Luther is bucking up trying to escape but The Demon cracks him with another couple of good strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther is squirming around, avoiding The Demon's attempts to control the action.
The Demon wants to control but Luther has made it back to half guard. Nice work.
Luther is trying to maintain the position but The Demon is very close to passing his half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Luther is looking for a sweep. The Demon is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
The Demon trying to control the pace.
The Demon passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Luther!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Luther wants to control but The Demon is having none of it.
The Demon pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
The Demon controlling the pace for now.
Luther throwing punches from his back but nothing is landing.
The Demon has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
The Demon with the ground and pound from mount.
The Demon looking to control and managing it successfully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther is looking to get to half guard.
Luther chipping away with body shots but they're not going to hurt The Demon.
Luther is squirming around, avoiding The Demon's attempts to control the action.
The Demon controlling the pace for now.
The Demon can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Luther is looking to escape.
Luther is wriggling around trying to escape.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
The Demon can't control as he wanted to and Luther manages to get the fight back to his half guard.
Luther wants to get back to full guard.
The Demon wants to free his trapped foot but Luther is holding on for dear life with his legs.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
The Demon performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Luther tries to get to full guard but The Demon has control of the leg.

And that's the end of the fight!
Atlister The Demon comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well The Demon 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 Illya Tyunina scores the fight 27:30
Judge Konstantin Menshow scores the fight 27:30
Judge Fedor Mirinova scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Atlister The Demon!
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FIGHT
RATING
70%

 

Event: BRC 157 - Vader vs. Waul     
Date:   Jul 16, 2011

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Dag Luther and Taylor Davis. Taylor Davis is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

190 cm
26
215 lbs
18 - 7 - 0
187 cm
25
206 lbs
17 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
Great elbows
Very quick
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Taylor Davis!
The judges for this bout are Fedor Mirinova, Ivan Kurochkin and Vladimir Khabensky.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Davis throws a combination. Luther tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Davis is looking to chop away at Luther's legs.
Luther fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Davis is out of range.
A big right from Luther misses.
Luther keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Davis is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

Luther shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Davis manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Luther trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Luther postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Davis 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.
Davis has control of Luther's left arm, preventing Luther from doing any damage.
Davis keeping moving, preventing Luther from controlling successfully.
Davis is pulling down on Luther's head to control his posture.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther slips nicely into half guard.
Davis wants to get back to full guard.
Luther working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Davis trying to control but Luther postures up.
Luther passes to full mount!
Davis is wriggling around trying to escape.
Davis in a bad spot here, taking shots to the head.
Davis wants to control but Luther is having none of it.
Luther in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luther lands a big shot there that rocks Davis but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
Luther in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Davis is in a horrible position here, under a barrage of strikes, he's managing to avoid any damage.
Luther misses with a series of strikes from mount. He'll no doubt be working on his ground and pound when he gets back to the gym.
Davis really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Luther. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Luther is in the full mount, landing strikes.
Luther working away from the top, dropping strikes.
Davis avoids a series of strikes thrown by Luther.
Poor strikes thrown by Luther there. More accuracy and less frantic strikes would help!

Luther goes for an armbar but he's fallen flat on his backside there and now Davis is on top in guard.
Luther is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Davis keeps control of the position for the meantime.
Davis is looking to improve his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther is trying to control. Davis wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Davis trying to control here.
Davis keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Davis trying to control but Luther postures up.
Luther wants to pass the guard but Davis is defending well.
Luther passes into side control, despite Davis's attempt to control the position.
Davis taking punishment in the form of punches.
Davis takes a couple of big shots there - the referee warns him that he has to defend himself better.
Luther in side control, throwing shots but Davis defends.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Davis is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Sloppy strikes there by Luther.
Luther taking a breather here.
Luther wants to control but Davis is keeping him busy.
Sloppy strikes there by Luther.
Luther misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Davis struggling a bit here.
Luther trying to control the position but Davis is working away.
Luther in side control lands a decent elbow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Davis lands a nice hook to Luther's body. Luther takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Luther throws a leg kick but Davis sees it coming and checks it nicely.
A decent looking cross lands there for Luther.
Davis throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Luther avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Luther bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A slow jab from Luther misses its intended target.
Davis cracks Luther with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
The crowd cheers as Luther lands an impressive looking overhand right. Davis doesn't seem phased though.
Davis misses with an uppercut
and Luther counters with a straight right hand.
Davis misses with a hook
and Luther counters with an inside leg kick.
Davis looks for the body kick but Luther saw that one coming.
Davis smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

It looks like Dag Luther has been cut.
Luther cracks Davis with a good jab.
Luther thows a body shot but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Davis is looking to chop away at Luther's legs.
Davis throws a lazy body kick
and Luther counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Davis throws a leg kick

and Luther counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Luther wants to pass to mount but Davis is defending the position.
Davis is looking for a sweep. Luther is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Luther passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Davis!
Luther in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.
Luther thuds his fist into the canvas! Oooouch!
Davis is in all sorts of trouble here.
Davis is squirming around, avoiding Luther's attempts to control the action.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luther controlling his opponent.
Luther scores with a couple of good head shots there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Luther working Davis over with strikes here.
Luther with shots to the head and body - Davis looks very uncomfortable down there.

Davis is rocked!
Luther loads up on a couple of big shots to the head that have Davis scrambling to escape. He can't get free though and several more unanswered shots from Luther land to the head. The referee has no choice but to stop the fight. Luther stands and salutes the crowd.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:47 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Dag Luther!
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RATING
67%

 

Event: DFC 36     
Date:   Jun 19, 2011

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Laurent Loughlin and Dag Luther. Loughlin's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Metallica - Damage Inc.. This should be fireworks!

189 cm
29
212 lbs
18 - 4 - 0
190 cm
26
215 lbs
18 - 6 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Powerful

Legal High's [CBK]
Legal High's [CBK]

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 18 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Laurent Loughlin!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 18 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Dag Luther!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Timothy Bukovac and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Loughlin scores with a shot to the body.
Loughlin misses with a body punch
and Luther counters with a one-two to the body.
Luther misses with a straight right.
Loughlin tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Luther rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Loughlin counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Luther thinking.
Luther misses with a hook to the body
and Loughlin makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Loughlin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Luther moves away.
Donk. Luther catches Loughlin right on the button with a cross.
A jab from Luther finds it's way through Loughlin's defenses.
Luther throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Loughlin makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Loughlin tries to check the leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Loughlin keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Loughlin throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Luther looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Luther fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Luther shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Loughlin as he jumps to the side.
Laurent Loughlin has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dag Luther.
Luther wants to clinch but Loughlin slips to the side
and Loughlin makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Loughlin lands with a shot to the body.
Luther slips under a jab from Loughlin.
Luther jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Luther swings widly with a right hand
and Loughlin cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A jab from Loughlin misses.
A jab from Loughlin finds it's way through Luther's defenses.
Laurent Loughlin is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Luther moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Loughlin ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther looks to throw the jab but Loughlin is out of range.
Luther throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Luther wants to clinch.
Loughlin misses with a left hand
and Luther counters with an outside leg kick.
Loughlin throws a leg kick but Luther moved away.

Luther gets a double leg takedown into Loughlin's guard.
Luther prevents Loughlin from getting back to his feet.
Loughlin knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Luther on the ground.
Luther loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Loughlin utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Loughlin is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Luther throws and elbow that misses. Loughlin uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Luther's guard. Nice move by Loughlin!
Loughlin wants to get up but he can't break Luther's closed guard. He needs to be careful trying to break the legs open, as he's open to submissions here.
Luther manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Loughlin manages to get himself to full guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Loughlin is looking to stand up but Luther isn't so interested in that idea.
Luther lands a couple of digs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Loughlin throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Luther rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Loughlin counters with a left and a right that stings Luther.
Luther throws a poor cross that misses
and Loughlin counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Luther misses with a shot to the body
and Loughlin cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Laurent Loughlin is winning the standup battle so far.
Loughlin swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Luther throws the left hand but Loughlin avoids the punch easily.
Loughlin avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Luther uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Loughlin.
Luther looks to land a right hand but Loughlin moved out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Loughlin throws a low kick, looking for Luther's leg but Luther calmly moves out of range.
Loughlin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Loughlin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Luther.
Luther throws a right hand that misses

and Loughlin counters into the clinch. Nicely done.

Loughlin escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
The fighters circling - Loughlin throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A nice leg kick lands there from Luther.
Loughlin just misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Loughlin lands a jab to the nose.
Loughlin connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Luther's hands.
Luther misses with a jab to the body
and Loughlin counters with a nice body shot.
Luther throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Loughlin counters with a stiff right hand.
Loughlin attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Decent striking displayed by Loughlin there.
Luther misses with an uppercut

and Loughlin holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Loughlin has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Loughlin wants to get back to striking at distance but Luther won't allow it.
Loughlin stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Loughlin has a couple of punches blocked by Luther.
Loughlin wants to break free but Luther has control.
Loughlin tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Luther lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Loughlin working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

Luther lands a takedown into guard.
Luther throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Loughlin works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Luther postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Luther with a nice head shot there.
Luther throws a big right hand that misses.
Luther postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Luther has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Luther working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Loughlin wants to stand but Luther is controlling the position.
Luther scoring with some ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luther throws a big right hand that misses.
Luther throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Loughlin works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Luther won't allow Loughlin to get back to his feet.

Luther has gone for a leg lock! Loughlin slips out almost immediately though and dives into Luther's guard.
Loughlin wanted to stand there but Luther had control of the position.
Luther is trying to control the position from the bottom.

Luther working for a triangle but Loughlin defends it easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Luther misses with a low kick.
Luther shoots in looking for a takedown. Loughlin tries to sprawl out of it but Luther keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Loughlin manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Luther has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Luther there as he acknowledges the shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luther keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Loughlin fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Loughlin circles away from the clinch attempt
and Loughlin counters with a right hand to the body.
Luther misses with a leg kick
letting Loughlin counter with a right hand.
A low kick from Luther misses
and Loughlin makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Loughlin wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Loughlin is predictable there
and Luther counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Loughlin punishes Luther's body with a nice straight punch.
Luther falls off balance throwing a combination
enabling Loughlin to counter with a crisp jab.
A nice leg kick lands there from Loughlin.
Loughlin throws a jab but it's blocked by Luther.
Loughlin throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Loughlin misses with a hook
and Luther counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Luther misses
and Loughlin counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Luther misses with a low kick.
Loughlin throws an overhand right that lands on Luther's shoulder, as Luther tries to avoid the shot.
A low kick from Luther is predictable there
and Loughlin counters with a straight right hand.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Luther.
No joy there for Loughlin, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Luther rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Loughlin cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Luther misses with a left hand
and Loughlin counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luther fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Loughlin looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Luther connects with a good right hand that stumbles Loughlin. Loughlin circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Luther throws a poor cross that misses
and Loughlin makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Loughlin swats away the attempt to clinch by Luther.
Loughlin sizes up Luther with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Luther throws a leg kick that is checked
and Loughlin counters with a nice uppercut.
Dag Luther seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Luther fails with an attempt to clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Laurent Loughlin clearly takes that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Loughlin takes a swing at Luther's ribcage but misses.
Loughlin walks into a stiff left hand from Luther.
Loughlin closes the distance looking to clinch
and Luther connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Loughlin misses with a looping left.
Luther ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Loughlin moves away.
Luther bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Loughlin's head backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Loughlin can pounce on him.
Luther shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Loughlin counters with a nice leg kick.
Loughlin lands a two punch combo.
Luther misses with a right hand
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Luther throws a predictable looking body shot
and Loughlin counters with a right hand to the body.
Loughlin looks to land a combination but Luther avoids it well.
Luther connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A nice leg kick lands there from Luther.
Luther throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Loughlin counters with a lovely shot to the body.
A low kick from Loughlin misses
and Luther counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Luther checks a low kick from Loughlin.
Luther misses with a jab to the body
and Loughlin counters with an outside leg kick.
Luther fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Loughlin takes a swing at Luther's ribcage but misses.
Luther wants to clinch but Loughlin slips to the side
and Loughlin counters with a good low kick that Luther was not able to check.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther connects with a right hand. Loughlin shakes it off.
Luther cracks the inside of Loughlin's front leg.
Loughlin jabs Luther right on the nose. Luther blinks but takes it well.
Luther throws a leg kick
and Loughlin counters with an inside leg kick.
A shot to the body from Luther misses
and Loughlin finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Loughlin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Luther.
Luther misses with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Loughlin comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Luther throws a sloppy body shot
and Loughlin counters with a one-two to the body.
Luther walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Loughlin checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Luther pivots, looking for a leg kick but Loughlin is out of range and Luther settles back down.
Loughlin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Luther moves away.
Luther throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Luther takes a swing at Loughlin's ribcage but misses.
Luther tries to clinch up but Loughlin circles away and keeps his distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Laurent Loughlin will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Luther rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Loughlin counters with a nice low kick that buckles Luther's knee momentarily.
Loughlin takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Luther throws a poor cross that misses
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Loughlin scores with a nice strike.
Luther ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Luther misses with a body shot
and Loughlin counters with a right hand to the body.
Luther tries to clinch up
and Loughlin counters with an inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther misses with a takedown attempt
and Loughlin counters with a straight right hand.
Luther moves away from the strike by Loughlin.
A low kick from Loughlin misses
and Luther counters with a nice body shot.
Loughlin paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Luther misses with a right hand
and Loughlin counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Luther misses with a hook to the body
and Loughlin counters with a good low kick that Luther was not able to check.
Luther misses with a lunging right hand
and Loughlin counters with an inside leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luther throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Luther misses with a takedown attempt
and Loughlin counters with a right hand to the body.
Luther is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Luther falls off balance throwing a combination
and Loughlin counters with a right hand to the body.
Loughlin darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Loughlin misses with a wild body shot.
Luther misses with a takedown attempt
enabling Loughlin to counter with a crisp jab.
Laurent Loughlin has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dag Luther.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Loughlin. Luther does a little dance to reset his feet.
A low kick from Luther is predictable there
and Loughlin counters with a nice uppercut.
Loughlin misses with a body shot.
Luther moves in looking to clinch but Loughlin pushes him off.
Luther has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Luther throws a poor cross that misses
and Luther takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Loughlin swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Luther counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Luther misses with an uppercut
and Loughlin counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Loughlin throws a lazy body kick
and Luther counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luther tries to close the distance and clinch but Loughlin swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Luther misses with a left hand
and Loughlin counters with a series of strikes. Luther will be more careful next time no doubt.
Luther gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Luther takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Luther throws a poor cross that misses
and Loughlin counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Luther throws a leg kick that is checked
and Loughlin counters with a one-two to the body.
Dag Luther has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Luther misses with a lunging right hand
and Loughlin counters with a straight right hand.

And that's the end of the fight!
Laurent Loughlin showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Loughlin 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 48:47
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 49:46
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Laurent Loughlin!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
63%

 

Event: Absolution 7     
Date:   May 27, 2011

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Dag Luther and Wanderlei Vovchanchyn. Vovchanchyn has chosen the game as his entrance music. Dag Luther had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

190 cm
25
215 lbs
17 - 6 - 0
177 cm
29
208 lbs
17 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Great elbows
Very quick
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 17 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Wanderlei Vovchanchyn!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Suge Night.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Luther clinches with his opponent.
Luther using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Vovchanchyn has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Vovchanchyn looking for a takedown.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Luther just misses with a elbow thrown towards Vovchanchyn's brow.
Luther works on Vovchanchyn's body with a couple of short punches.
The referee calls for Luther to work.
Luther missing with knees to the body.
Luther tries to throw a body punch but Vovchanchyn avoids it by throwing Luther back against the cage.
Luther with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Luther misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Vovchanchyn.
Luther throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Vovchanchyn blocks it with crossed arms.
Vovchanchyn wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Luther is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Vovchanchyn gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Luther.
Luther fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Vovchanchyn blocks an elbow strike.
Vovchanchyn on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Vovchanchyn blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vovchanchyn wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Luther has him pressed against the cage.
Vovchanchyn on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.

Vovchanchyn breaks from the clinch.
Luther misses with a leg kick.
Jab by Vovchanchyn.
Jab from Vovchanchyn.
Luther wants to land a leg kick but Vovchanchyn is out of range.
Vovchanchyn throws a left and a right that both miss
and Luther makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Luther throws a head kick that misses
and Vovchanchyn counters with a three punch combo that has Luther backing up. Luther nods at Vovchanchyn to acknowledge the strikes.
Vovchanchyn throws a lazy uppercut
and Luther counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Luther scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Vovchanchyn fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Luther manages to avoid it.
Vovchanchyn thows a left - swing and a miss!
Vovchanchyn misses with an uppercut
and Luther counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luther keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Vovchanchyn.
Wanderlei Vovchanchyn seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Vovchanchyn throws a hook but Luther avoids it easily.
Vovchanchyn works Luther's body with a nice hook.
Luther tries to close the distance and clinch up but Vovchanchyn swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Luther tries to clinch there but Vovchanchyn circles away.
Vovchanchyn avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
A slow jab from Luther misses its intended target.
Vovchanchyn misses with a low kick.
Vovchanchyn throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Luther swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Luther throws a body punch but Vovchanchyn moves out of range.
Luther takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Vovchanchyn defending well as Luther loads up on a big left hand.
Good leg kick by Luther there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Luther waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Vovchanchyn.
Vovchanchyn swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Vovchanchyn connects with a good right hand that stumbles Luther. Luther circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Vovchanchyn throws a poor cross that misses
and Luther counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.

Luther forces Vovchanchyn back against the cage and clinches.
Luther misses with a punch on the inside.
Luther tries to land knees in the clinch but Vovchanchyn avoids the damage to the body.

Vovchanchyn breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Luther tries to move into range but Vovchanchyn moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Vovchanchyn throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vovchanchyn staying out of range there.
Luther steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Vovchanchyn.
Vovchanchyn looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Luther is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Vovchanchyn throws a series of punches but Luther moves out of range.
Luther jabs Vovchanchyn right on the nose. Vovchanchyn blinks but takes it well.
Wanderlei Vovchanchyn is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Luther tries to close the distance and clinch but Vovchanchyn swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Luther tests Vovchanchyn's chin there with a solid looking shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Vovchanchyn throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Luther.
Vovchanchyn takes a swing at Luther's ribcage but misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dag Luther dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Vovchanchyn connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Luther ducks under a wild hook from Vovchanchyn.
Vovchanchyn misses with a straight left.
Vovchanchyn connects with a nice looking jab.
Luther lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Vovchanchyn lands a jab-cross combination.
Vovchanchyn misses with a wild combination.
Luther shoots for a double leg takedown but Vovchanchyn sprawls well. He's pushed Luther's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Vovchanchyn throws a good cross that connects.
Luther uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Vovchanchyn.
Vovchanchyn misses with an uppercut.
Some bone on bone action there as Vovchanchyn checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther misses with a low kick.
Vovchanchyn scores with a one two! Luther had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Vovchanchyn connects with a looping right hand.
A jab from Vovchanchyn finds it's way through Luther's defenses.
Vovchanchyn blocks a low kick nicely.
Luther defending well as Vovchanchyn loads up on a big left hand.
Luther throws a hook but Vovchanchyn avoids it easily.
Vovchanchyn misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Luther.
Vovchanchyn throws a jab when Luther was well out of range.
Vovchanchyn throws a lazy uppercut
and Luther counters with a nice uppercut.
Luther on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Luther throws the left hand but Vovchanchyn avoids the punch easily.
Luther moves out of range of the strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vovchanchyn rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Luther counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Vovchanchyn misses with a low kick.
Wanderlei Vovchanchyn is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Luther throws a lazy right hand but Vovchanchyn sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Vovchanchyn swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Vovchanchyn misses with a wild combination.
Luther wants to clinch up but Vovchanchyn keeps it at a distance.
Vovchanchyn loads up on a big right hand but Luther slips the punch.
Vovchanchyn has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Luther.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Luther is defended easily by Vovchanchyn.
Vovchanchyn throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vovchanchyn throws a sloppy body shot
and Luther makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Vovchanchyn throws a jab but it's blocked by Luther.
Luther misses with a body shot.
Vovchanchyn throws the left hand but Luther avoids the punch easily.
Luther avoids the body shot from Vovchanchyn.
Vovchanchyn lands with a nice combination. Luther backs away looking to recover.
Jab by Vovchanchyn.
Vovchanchyn throws an off balance right hand
and Luther counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Luther blocks a jab.
Vovchanchyn throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Luther doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Vovchanchyn tests Luther's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vovchanchyn misses with a straight left.
A telegraphed right hand from Vovchanchyn misses the target.
Vovchanchyn cracks Luther with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Vovchanchyn slips a straight right by Luther.
A jab lands there for Vovchanchyn.
Vovchanchyn jabs Luther to the body, keeping him at a distance.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luther has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Vovchanchyn finds it's way round the side to connect with Luther's head.
Wanderlei Vovchanchyn seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Luther on the wrong end of a nice jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Vovchanchyn uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Luther.
Luther avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Vovchanchyn misses with a lunging right hand
and Luther counters with a nice leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Wanderlei Vovchanchyn 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!


Vovchanchyn fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Luther.
Vovchanchyn throws an ugly left hook that misses

and Luther counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Luther wants to control from the top but Vovchanchyn keeps moving.

Luther avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Luther throwing strikes from guard but Vovchanchyn blocks nicely.
Luther trying to control the position from guard on top but Vovchanchyn is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Luther with a flurry of punches that miss.
Luther throwing strikes from guard but Vovchanchyn blocks nicely.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Vovchanchyn holds on and takes a little breather.
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.
Luther trying to control the position from guard on top but Vovchanchyn is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Well, the referee has seen enough. Neither fighter is active enough on the ground so he's stood them back up.
Vovchanchyn tries to bum rush Luther with a series of wild strikes but Luther uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Vovchanchyn scores with a sloppy right hand. Luther should have avoided that one.
Luther takes one to the chin there.
Luther throws a sloppy body shot
and Vovchanchyn counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Vovchanchyn throws a series of punches but Luther avoids them all with ease.
Luther connects with a body shot.
Vovchanchyn wants to slow Luther down by chopping away at his legs.
Luther 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 two minutes gone in the round.
Vovchanchyn scores with a nice head shot.
A nice inside leg kick there by Vovchanchyn. That's going to slow Luther down.
Vovchanchyn misses with a left hand
and Luther counters with an inside leg kick.
Vovchanchyn throws a shot from downtown. Luther moves away and avoids it.
Luther throws a nice inside leg kick.
A punch combination from Vovchanchyn misses.
Luther throws a leg kick that is checked
and Vovchanchyn counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Vovchanchyn misses with an uppercut.
Nice shot lands for Luther.
Vovchanchyn ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Luther moves away.
Luther throws a body punch but Vovchanchyn moves out of range.
Luther ducks under a wild hook from Vovchanchyn.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vovchanchyn has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Luther.
Luther on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Vovchanchyn throws an overhand right that lands on Luther's shoulder, as Luther tries to avoid the shot.
Luther is looking to chop away at Vovchanchyn's legs.
Vovchanchyn swinging wildly here.
Vovchanchyn lands with a nice body punch.
Vovchanchyn throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Vovchanchyn throws a nice outside leg kick.
Vovchanchyn slips under a jab.
A low kick from Vovchanchyn misses
and Luther counters with a left to the body.
Vovchanchyn bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Luther's head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice sprawl there from Vovchanchyn as Luther shoots in.
Vovchanchyn stuns Luther with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
A big right from Luther misses.
Luther throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Luther throws a solid leg kick but Vovchanchyn takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Luther.
Vovchanchyn looks to land a right hand but Luther moved out of range.
Luther waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Vovchanchyn.
Vovchanchyn throws a series of punches but Luther moves out of range.
Vovchanchyn ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Luther moves away.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Luther with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Vovchanchyn to score with a decent uppercut.
Vovchanchyn swings for the body but Luther moves out of range.
Vovchanchyn sizes up Luther with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dag Luther showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Luther 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 Frank Antenori scores the fight 29:28
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 29:28
Judge Suge Night scores the fight 29:28

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

 

Event: Absolution 4 - LHW tourney 2     
Date:   May 07, 2011

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Matt Cahill and Dag Luther. Cahill comes to the cage accompanied by Bringing it Back. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

190 cm
22
215 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
190 cm
25
215 lbs
16 - 6 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Matt Cahill!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Dag Luther!
The judges for this bout are Suge Night, Percy O'Donnell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luther tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Cahill paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Cahill cracks Luther with a right hand to the side of the head.
Luther scores with a sloppy right hand. Cahill should have avoided that one.
Cahill connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Cahill throws out a loose jab but Luther uses good head movement to avoid it.
Cahill throws an off balance right hand
and Luther counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

It looks like Matt Cahill has been cut.
Cahill throws a lazy uppercut
and Cahill takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Cahill throws a solid leg kick but Luther takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Cahill.
Cahill lands a front kick.
Luther tries to bum rush Cahill with a series of wild strikes but Cahill uses good footwork to avoid the assault.

Luther throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Cahill tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Luther is in Cahill's guard.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Luther won't allow Cahill to get back to his feet.
Luther wants to control from the top but Cahill keeps moving.
Cahill knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Luther on the ground.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cahill wants to stand and escape but Luther is having none of it.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
Luther slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.

Luther is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Cahill has escaped the position, nice work there.
Cahill wants to get back to his feet.
Cahill takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Cahill pushes Luther away and creates a bit of space to escape. He's almost out here... but no, Luther gets a good hold of his legs and remains firmly in side control.

Luther is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Cahill is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Cahill is not in a great position here, taking some shots.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cahill wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Luther wants to control but Cahill is keeping him busy.
An elbow from Luther crashes against the mat.
Cahill pushes Luther away and creates a bit of space to escape. He's almost out here... but no, Luther gets a good hold of his legs and remains firmly in side control.
Luther in side control, throwing shots but Cahill defends.
Luther creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Cahill sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Cahill wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Luther working the ground and pound.
Cahill wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Luther grinds an elbow into Cahill's temple.
Luther grinds an elbow into Cahill's temple.
Luther in side control lands a decent elbow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Cahill takes a couple of big shots there - the referee warns him that he has to defend himself better.
Luther cracks Cahill with a big elbow.
Cahill is putting a lot of effort into getting back to his feet here.
Cahill taking a bit of punishment here - Luther scoring with strikes.
Luther misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.
Luther throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Luther trying to control the action but Cahill is working from the bottom.
Luther has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Luther moves into full mount!
Luther is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Cahill can't stay in a position like this for much longer.
The referee warns Cahill that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.
Luther with good strikes from the mount here!
Luther throws an elbow from mount that misses. Lucky escape for Cahill because Luther loaded up on that one.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cahill tries to buck Luther off but he can't manage it.
Cahill taking shots to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luther working away from the top, dropping strikes.
Cahill'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.
Cahill is bucking up trying to escape but Luther cracks him with another couple of good strikes.

Matt Cahill's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Cahill trying desperately to get to his feet.
Luther is landing with some decent strikes but Cahill is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.

Jeez, Matt Cahill's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:44 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Dag Luther!
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Event: Absolution 1 - LHW tourney     
Date:   Apr 16, 2011

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Degen Gambler and Dag Luther. Degen Gambler could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Dag Luther's chin.

188 cm
22
220 lbs
6 - 3 - 0
190 cm
25
215 lbs
15 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Degen Gambler!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 15 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Dag Luther!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Suge Night.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gambler tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Luther was well out of range. Poor timing from Gambler.
Gambler throws a head kick that Luther semi-blocks.

It looks like Dag Luther has been cut.
Gambler misses with a left hand
and Luther counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gambler misses with a wild body shot.
Gambler slips under a jab.
Gambler misses with a kick to the body
and Luther counters with a thumping low kick.
Luther swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Degen Gambler seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Luther throws a body punch but Gambler moves out of range.
Luther misses with a lunging right hand
and Gambler counters with a straight right hand.
Luther ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A shot to the body from Luther misses
and Gambler counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A head kick from Gambler lands but Luther takes it in his stride.
Luther gets cracked there but stands up to it.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Gambler enables Luther to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Gambler manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Luther accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Luther wants to control from the top but Gambler keeps moving.
Gambler is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Gambler working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Luther.
Luther tries to free his leg and advance position but Gambler is retaining full guard.
Gambler has momentary wrist control but Luther slips an elbow through the middle.
Luther showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Gambler wants to stand but Luther is controlling the position.

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.
Luther throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Gambler works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Luther trying to control the position from guard on top but Gambler is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Luther stopping the sweep attempt from Gambler.
Gambler being controlled here, momentarily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gambler keeping moving, preventing Luther from controlling successfully.
Luther throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Luther throws a strike but Gambler rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.
Luther is trying to control the position but Gambler postures up.
Gambler works a leg free and moves into half guard.
It looks like Gambler is going to stand back up.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
Luther works his way to full guard. Good work.

That's four 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.
Luther looking to control.

Luther looking for a guillotine here but Gambler defends easily.
Gambler controls from within his opponent's guard.
Gambler trying to control the position from guard on top but Luther is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Luther is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Luther not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Luther wants to free his trapped foot but Gambler is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Luther is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dag Luther dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Dag Luther's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Gambler goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Luther ducks right into an uppercut from Gambler.
Gambler throws a lazy right hand but Luther sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

Gambler clinches.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Luther.
Luther blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Luther takes an elbow to the forehead.
Luther takes a shot to the head.
Luther doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Luther tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Gambler avoids it.
Gambler leaning against his opponent.
Gambler lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Luther backwards.
Gambler throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Luthers head.

That has opened up Dag Luther's cut even more.
Gambler is leaning against Luther and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Gambler stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Gambler lands a nice uppercut.
Luther blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Luther misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Gambler.
Gambler is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Luther is keeping busy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gambler lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Luther backwards.
Gambler lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Gambler misses with an elbow over the top.
Gambler misses with some punches.
Gambler misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gambler pushes Luther back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Gambler pushes Luther back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gambler lands a left hand.
Gambler throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Luther blocks it with crossed arms.
Gambler avoids a wild elbow strike from Luther.
Gambler scores with a shoulder strike.
Gambler swings wildly with an uppercut but Luther uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gambler throws an elbow that misses.
Gambler has a couple of punches blocked by Luther.
Luther takes a shot to the head.
Gambler swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Luther is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Gambler misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gambler misses with a punch on the inside.
Gambler lands a shot to the body.
The referee is keeping an eye on Luther - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Luther is breathing heavily.
Luther looking to slow down the pace here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gambler has a couple of punches blocked by Luther.
Luther with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Gambler doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Luther throws a knee to the head but misses.
Gambler throws a head punch that misses.
Gambler swings wildly with an uppercut but Luther uses good head movement to avoid it.
Luther throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Gambler blocks it with crossed arms.
Luther blocks a body shot from Gambler.
Gambler blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Gambler digs a right hand underneath Luther's ribcage. Luther let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Gambler blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Luther lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Gambler tries to land a knee to the head but Luther blocks with his arms.
Still in the clinch, Gambler scores with a nice short uppercut.
Luther tries to throw a body punch but Gambler avoids it by throwing Luther back against the cage.
Gambler fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gambler misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gambler takes an elbow to the forehead.
Luther throws a punch but it's blocked by Gambler.
Gambler working aggressively here.
Gambler misses with a hook from the clinch.
Luther softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther lands a nice elbow.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Gambler as Luther tries to tie him up.
Gambler wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luther.
Luther comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Gambler stalling in the clinch but Luther improves position.
Gambler throws a head punch that misses.
Gambler tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Luther using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Gambler has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luther.
A short uppercut from Gambler.
Luther presses Gambler against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Luther lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gambler lands an uppercut.
Luther throws a knee to the head but misses.
A body shot lands from Luther.
Gambler tries to stall but Luther uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Gambler blocks an uppercut.
Degen Gambler has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Gambler misses with an elbow strike.
Luther taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Gambler landing knees to the head.
Gambler on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Luther tries a body shot but Gambler blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luther throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Luther.
Gambler lands a shoulder strike.
Luther blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gambler lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Luther lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Gambler working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Gambler misses with a short punch on the inside.
Luther lands a left hand.
Gambler throws an elbow that misses.
Luther misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Gambler.
Gambler fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gambler on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Gambler swings wildly with an uppercut but Luther uses good head movement to avoid it.
Luther tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
A nice left hand lands by Luther.
Gambler lands a left hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luther connects with a nasty looking knee right to Gambler's face.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Gambler stalling.
Gambler is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Luther is defending well for now.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Luther lands an uppercut.
Luther unloads a knee to the mid-section.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Degen Gambler dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Dag Luther's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Gambler throws a leg kick that is checked
and Gambler takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Gambler checks a leg kick.
Gambler keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gambler lands a nice shot that snaps Luther's head back.
Gambler throws a poor cross that misses
and Luther counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gambler throws a poor cross that misses
and Luther counters with a left to the body.
Gambler throws a big shot that misses.
Luther misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Luther misses with a low kick.
Luther is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Gambler rather than just go for the knockout.
Luther throws a lazy head kick
and Gambler counters with a straight right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Luther closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Luther lands in his opponent's guard.
Luther takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Gambler keeping moving, preventing Luther from controlling successfully.
Luther thows a big elbow that misses.
Gambler avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Luther is holding a leg here, probably looking for an ankle lock - he drops back and goes for it! Gambler is in trouble! Is it all over??? No! Gambler has escaped and now he's on top!
Luther working a defensive guard here.
Gambler preventing the sweep.
Luther has a closed guard, preventing Gambler from standing up.
Luther wants to sweep but no luck.

Gambler gets to his feet. Luther looking to butt scoot but the ref puts an end to that. On your feet son!
A big left from Gambler misses.
Gambler misses with a lunging right hand
and Luther counters with a stiff right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jab by Gambler.
Luther looks to score with a jab to the body but Gambler is just out of range.
Luther throws a lazy uppercut
and Gambler counters with a series of strikes. Luther will be more careful next time no doubt.
Luther lands a slapping body shot.
Gambler ducks right into an uppercut from Luther.
Luther is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gambler.
The fighters circling - Gambler throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Gambler looks to land a right hand but Luther moved out of range.
Luther takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
The fighters circle momentarily. Luther darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luther throws a series of punches but Gambler avoids them all with ease.
Dag Luther seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Luther tries to clinch but Gambler moves out of range.
Gambler ducks under a wild hook from Luther.
Gambler stuffs the takedown attempt from Luther. Luther gets slowly back to his feet.

Luther scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luther lands with a punch from half guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Luther misses with a head shot. Gambler uses the momentum to regain guard.
Luther wants to pass the guard but Gambler is keeping the position.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dag Luther comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Luther 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 28:29
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:29
Judge Suge Night scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Dag Luther!
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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Mar 05, 2011

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Paul Tower and Dag Luther. 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.

192 cm
25
218 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
190 cm
25
212 lbs
14 - 6 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Great elbows
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Paul Tower!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 14 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Dag Luther!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Colin Fotheringham and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tower ducks under a wild hook from Luther.
Tower swings for the body but Luther moves out of range.
Tower lands a jab to the head.

It looks like Dag Luther has been cut.
Tower rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Luther moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Tower scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Luther throws a big shot that misses.
Luther tries a head kick but it misses.
Luther throws a jab but it's blocked by Tower.
Luther throws a leg kick but Tower moved away.
Luther uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tower.
Luther missing with a left hand there. Tower was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Luther misses with an uppercut. Tower saw that one coming.
Luther avoids the body shot from Tower.
Tower moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Tower swings for the body but Luther moves out of range.
Luther drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Luther avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Luther just misses with a punch to the body.
Tower throws a predictable looking body shot
and Luther makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
A good leg kick by Luther.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Nice jab there from Luther.
Luther on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Tower misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Luther.
Tower throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Luther lands the left hand.
Tower misses with a double jab
and Luther makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.

Tower tries to keep at a distance but Luther has taken the fight into the clinch.
Luther crunches a lovely knee into Tower's ribcage.
Good body shot from Luther.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Luther.
Tower misses with a punch to the body.
The referee calls for Luther to work.
Tower doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Luther breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Tower misses with a double jab
and Luther counters with a nice body shot.
Tower is breathing heavily.
Luther dips to his left and cracks Tower with an uppercut!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A shot to the body from Tower misses

and Luther counters with a takedown into side control.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luther in the domination position with Tower hanging on.
Luther fails to land a wild elbow strike.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Luther is putting a hurting on Tower here, landing some big shots from side control.

Luther has worked his way into a potential kimura here. Tower is trying to get out of the position but his squirming has just got him deeper into trouble. Luther yanks on the arm and Tower is forced to tap due to a very painful looking submission! Nice work by Luther.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:41 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Dag Luther!
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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Feb 27, 2011

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Dag Luther and LeMac Red. Red is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by shimmy she wobble. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

190 cm
25
210 lbs
13 - 6 - 0
182 cm
21
200 lbs
5 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
Great elbows
Very quick
Dangerous GnP
Good kicks
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 13 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 5 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, LeMac Red!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Richard Clark and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Red misses with a two punch combination.
Red scores with a decent looking hook.

It looks like Dag Luther has been cut.

Luther gets a clinch.
Luther blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Luther softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Luther lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Red or not.
Luther lands an elbow inside.
Luther lands an elbow just above Red 's eye.
A head punch on the inside from Red fails to land.
Good body shot from Luther.
Luther blocking some punches.
Luther stalling the fight.
Luther comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
A short right from Luther on the inside.

Luther breaks the clinch.
Red darts in trying to clinch
and Luther counters with a good low kick that Red was not able to check.
Red takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Luther lands with a thumping leg kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Red tries to clinch but Luther moves away
and Luther counters with a good, hard body kick but Red shrugs it off.
Red looks gassed!
Luther connects with a crisp jab.
Red tries to grapple but his opponent circles

and Luther holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Red throws an elbow but it misses.
Luther lands an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther digs a right hand underneath Red's ribcage. Red let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Luther working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Luther leaning his opponent against the cage.
Luther throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Reds head.
Luther lands a damaging elbow.
Red takes an elbow to the temple.
Luther scores with a hook to the body.
Luther lands with a light punch inside.
Luther working Red over with knees to the body.
Luther using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Luther pushes Red back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Luther lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Red.
Luther lands a nice uppercut.
A short right from Luther on the inside.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Red is trying to maintain a safe position but Luther gets an underhook and turns Red into the cage.
Luther throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Reds head.
A shot in the inside from Luther.
Luther lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.

Red is rocked!
Luther lands an elbow inside.
Red is still on wobbly legs! Can Luther finish him?
Red takes an elbow to the forehead.
Luther is working Red over against the cage.
Red seems to have recovered his senses.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Luther.

Luther has hold of one of Red's legs. Red is fighting the takedown attempt but Luther gets the trip and lands the takedown into guard.
Luther lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Luther looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luther working some strikes from top position.
Red can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Luther controls the pace.
Red is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Luther is controlling him.
Luther not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

Dag Luther has forced the referee to step in and bring the fight back to the feet.

Luther shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Red is trying to defend but Luther finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Luther scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Luther working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther working the head and body with strikes.
Luther lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Red looks like he's trying to stand up.
Well, if Luther is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Red is looking for a sweep. Luther is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Luther drops an elbow to the side of Red's head.
Red on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Red wants to control but Luther is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Luther slows the pace down in half guard.
Luther working Red over with strikes.
Luther is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Luther lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Red on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.

Luther is working for a submission of some sort.
Luther trying to pass the guard but Red defending well.
Luther is thwarting Red's attempts to control the position.
Luther looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Luther seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Luther trying to mount his opponent but Red defends it.
Red pushes Luther off looking to stand but Luther dives back in and keeps control.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
Luther looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Red with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dag Luther dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Dag Luther'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.


Red wants to clinch but Luther slips to the side
and Luther makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Red doesn't succeed with the takedown

and Luther counters with a shoot takedown. Red fights it but they end up in guard.
Luther cracks Red with a solid left hand.
Luther lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Luther is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Luther tries to free his leg and advance position but Red is retaining full guard.
Luther postures up and lands a big shot to Red's brow.
Luther connects with a couple of short punches.
Red is trying to control the position but Luther postures up.

Luther thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Luther passes into half guard.
Luther 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.
Luther working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Red is breathing heavily.
Luther working the head and body with strikes.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luther slips a nice elbow through Red's hands, connecting with Red's forehead.
Dag Luther overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Luther is taking a breather. Red 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.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Red with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Red wants to get back to his feet.
Luther is controlling the pace.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Luther lands with a punch from half guard.
Luther working the head and body with strikes.
Luther wants to pass the guard but Red is defending well.
Luther content to control rather than advance.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Red can do anything to dispel that myth.
Luther is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Luther is working for a kimura but Red is defending it quite comfortably.
Red is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Luther performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Nice strikes from Luther there.
Red has hold of Luther's hands but Luther slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Ground and pound from Luther.
Luther looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Red with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
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. Luther connects with a nice short shot to Red's temple.
Luther slows the pace down in half guard.
Nice strikes from Luther there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther working over Red with some ground and pound. Red looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Luther controlling the action here.
Red is refusing to be controlled, as Luther sits in half guard.
Luther is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Red is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Red is trying to stand back up but Luther is controlling him
Luther is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Red can do to turn this around?

Luther is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Luther trying to control the pace.
Luther is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luther is looking to advance position but Red won't allow it.
Luther not doing much here.
Red wants to get back to his feet.
Red really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Luther. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Red has hold of Luther's hands but Luther slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Luther lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Luther passes to full mount!
Red wants to try and get back to his feet.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Red is flailing around, obviously not happy about being mounted. Luther locks hold of one of his arms and spins for an armbar. He's got it! Red is forced to tap!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Dag Luther!
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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Feb 22, 2011

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Dag Luther and Robby Lee. Robby Lee has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Dag Luther's chin.

190 cm
24
209 lbs
12 - 6 - 0
191 cm
26
215 lbs
3 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Great elbows
Very quick
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 12 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 3 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Robby Lee!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, William Gold and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lee misses with a wild combination.
Lee fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Luther manages to avoid it.
Lee swinging wildly here.

Luther darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Lee looks like he's trying to stand up.

Luther is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Lee defends it well.
Luther not doing much here.
Lee pushes Luther off looking to stand but Luther dives back in and keeps control.
Lee really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Luther. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Luther looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Luther lands a nice short elbow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Luther looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Lee with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Luther takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Luther is figuring out what he wants to do next.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Luther winds up and cracks Lee with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Luther is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Lee is trying to stand up here but Luther is controlling him well.
Luther is nestled in close to Lee, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Lee taking some punishment here, with Luther in his half guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Luther lands a nice short elbow.
Luther working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Luther lands with a punch from half guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Luther scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Lee looks gassed!
Luther landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!

Luther is working for a kimura but Lee is defending it quite comfortably.
Luther seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Lee is trying to stand.
Luther working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Luther 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.
Luther is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Luther controlling the position easily from mount.
Luther with the ground and pound from mount.
Luther lands with some vicious ground and pound - can Lee hang on?
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Luther in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.
Luther landing strikes from the mount.
Luther scores with a couple of good head shots there.
Luther is in full mount looking to finish with strikes. He lands a big shot, followed by another and Lee goes limp! The ref jumps in to end the fight - a big win for Luther!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:01 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Dag Luther!
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Event: PROUD FC - GRAND PRIX Round 1     
Date:   Feb 11, 2011

Coming up we have a super heavyweight bout between Damarcus Musasi and Dag Luther. Musasi comes to the ring accompanied by Kid CuDi- Pursuit Of Happiness. 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.

185 cm
28
235 lbs
13 - 4 - 0
190 cm
24
203 lbs
12 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
Great elbows
Powerful

Conviction
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 2 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Damarcus Musasi!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Dag Luther!
The judges for this bout are Gwen Towbar, Cecil Peabody and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luther cracks Musasi with a good jab.
Luther finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Musasi throws a nice inside leg kick.
Musasi pivots, looking for a leg kick but Luther is out of range and Musasi settles back down.
Musasi plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!

It looks like Dag Luther has been cut.
Luther is looking to land body kicks.
Luther tries to close the distance and clinch up but Musasi swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Musasi throws a jab but it's blocked by Luther.
Luther checks the leg kick nicely there.
Luther misses with a straight left.
Luther ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Musasi with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Luther uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Musasi.
Luther thows a body shot but no joy.
Musasi misses with a leg kick
and Luther counters with a stiff right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Damarcus Musasi is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Musasi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luther.

Luther shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Musasi napping and manages to drive through into side control!
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Sloppy strikes there by Luther.
Musasi is looking to slip a leg under and get half guard but Luther is one step ahead and moves to full mount!
Musasi blocking the ground and pound.
Musasi sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.

Luther seems to be looking for submissions.

Luther is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Luther missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Musasi tries to get to full guard but Luther has control of the leg.
Musasi is working hard here to advance position.

Luther is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Luther is looking to take a break and control but Musasi is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

Luther is looking for a kimura but Musasi is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Luther to get the leverage.
Luther thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Musasi wants to improve his position but Luther is controlling well.
Musasi works his way to full guard. Good work.
Musasi looking for a sweep. Not yet Musasi, not yet.
Luther trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Musasi working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Luther.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Luther throwing strikes but missing.
Luther looking to pass the guard.

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.
Luther lands a couple of digs.

Musasi has an active guard here but Luther has managed to pass into half guard.
Luther is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Musasi is not content to let Luther control the position.

Luther is working for an americana but Musasi has been sneaky and has managed to get back to half guard, whilst Luther was thinking about the submission.

Musasi is looking for a triangle here but Luther uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Luther throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Luther lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Musasi down.
Luther looks up at the clock and then as Musasi takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Luther smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!
Luther lands a decent elbow from side control.

Luther is trying to get an arm triangle but Musasi is defending well.
Luther misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.

That's six minutes gone in the round.

Luther tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Musasi tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Luther has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Luther sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Musasi is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Luther working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
Luther cracks Musasi with a big elbow.
Musasi is looking to reverse the position.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.

Luther decides to stand back up. Luther steps back and let's Musasi get back to his feet.
Luther throws a looping overhand right but Musasi ducks down to avoid it.
Luther slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Musasi connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Luther swinging wildly here.
Musasi avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A head kick misses from Luther.
Musasi fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Luther has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Luther is looking to clinch but Musasi is avoiding it.
Musasi scores with a jab.
Luther misses with a jab, cross combination.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Luther throws a big shot that misses.
Musasi misses with an attempted mid kick.
Luther checks a leg kick nicely.
Luther uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Musasi has time to react.
Luther moves in looking to clinch but Musasi pushes him off.
Musasi throws a leg kick but Luther checks it.
Luther takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Luther lands a leg kick that knocks Musasi off balance momentarily.
Luther lands with an overhand left.
Musasi is looking to land body kicks.
Luther throws out a loose jab but Musasi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Musasi goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Musasi throws a solid leg kick but Luther takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Musasi.
Luther fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Musasi.
Musasi throws a hook to the side of Luther's head but Luther sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
An inside leg kick lands from Luther.
Musasi takes a kick to the side of the head.
Musasi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Luther throws a leg kick
and Musasi counters with a body kick that stops Luther in his tracks momentarily.
Luther misses with a looping right.
A jab from Luther misses.
Luther moves out of range of the body kick.
Luther darts in trying to clinch
and Musasi counters with a nice body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dag Luther dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Dag Luther's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Luther throws an overhand right that lands on Musasi's shoulder, as Musasi tries to avoid the shot.
Musasi throws a leg kick that is checked
and Luther connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Musasi 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.
Musasi throws a nice outside leg kick.
Luther throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Musasi gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Luther looks to throw the jab but Musasi is out of range.
Musasi misses with an attempted mid kick.
Musasi thows a leg kick but Luther checks it
and Luther cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Dag Luther seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Musasi moves forwards but Luther connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Luther throws a looping overhand right but Musasi ducks down to avoid it.
Musasi fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Musasi on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Luther has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Luther there as he acknowledges the shot.
Luther misses with a takedown
and Musasi counters with an inside leg kick.
Musasi throws a head kick but Luther moves out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Luther. Musasi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Luther shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
A head kick misses from Musasi.
Luther blocks a low kick nicely.
Luther swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Luther darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Musasi moves away from the strike by Luther.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Musasi misses.
Musasi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Musasi throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
An inside leg kick from Musasi misses.
Luther moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Damarcus Musasi is winning the standup battle so far.
Musasi slips under a jab.
Luther keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Luther cracks the inside of Musasi's front leg.
Musasi ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Musasi lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Luther throws out a loose jab but Musasi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Luther ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Musasi moves away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther is looking to slow Musasi down with leg kicks.
A low kick from Musasi misses

and Luther counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Luther.
Musasi makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Luther wants a takedown.
Luther tries to land a knee to the head but misses.

Musasi breaks the clinch.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Luther checks a leg kick.
Luther walks forward, straight into a front kick from Musasi.
Luther throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A swing and a miss from Luther.
Luther throws a nice outside leg kick.
Musasi throws a wild body kick that Luther sees coming a mile off.
Musasi lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Luther is looking to clinch but Musasi is avoiding it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luther fails to land with a series of punches.
Musasi throws a shot to the body.
Luther walks into a jab.
Musasi finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Luther throws a low kick, looking for Musasi's leg but Musasi calmly moves out of range.
A jab from Luther misses.
Musasi misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Luther moves out of range of the body kick from Musasi.
Musasi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Luther.
Luther checks the leg kick nicely there.
Musasi misses with a low kick as Luther jumps back.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Musasi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Musasi looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Musasi slips under a jab from Luther.
Luther throws a body punch but Musasi moves out of range.
Musasi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Luther shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Musasi counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Damarcus Musasi has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dag Luther.
Luther scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Musasi misses with a body kick.
Luther wants to clinch up but Musasi keeps it at a distance.
Luther throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Luther fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Musasi is out of range.

That's six 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.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Luther checks a leg kick.
Luther looks to land a left hand but Musasi moved out of range nicely.
Musasi throws a leg kick that is checked
and Luther counters with a nice leg kick.
Musasi throws a leg kick but Luther sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Musasi scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Luther just misses with a punch to the body.
Musasi takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Luther throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Musasi sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Luther blocks a leg kick.
Musasi misses with an uppercut.
Luther tries to clinch
and Musasi counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Luther is breathing heavily.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Luther fails with the takedown
and Musasi counters with an outside leg kick.
Luther moves out of range of the body kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Luther checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Luther just misses with a punch to the body.
Musasi tries a head kick but it misses.
Musasi moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Musasi 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 Luther has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Luther and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Musasi is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Luther throws a leg kick
and Musasi counters with a nice kick to the body.
Luther fails with an attempt to clinch.
Musasi is looking to slow Luther down with leg kicks.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Good work by Luther as he checks the leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Musasi. That's going to slow Luther down.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Musasi, right into the meat.
Musasi feints and then cracks Luther's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Luther down.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Luther is pinned up against the ropes taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Musasi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Musasi looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
An inside leg kick lands from Musasi.
Musasi throws a head kick that misses
and Luther connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Musasi chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Luther chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Musasi can pounce on him.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Musasi throws a leg kick but Luther sees it coming and moves out of range.
Musasi slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Musasi with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Musasi looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Luther misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Musasi.
Luther 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.
Luther moves out of range of the body kick.
Luther throws a right and a left that both miss.
Luther misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Musasi counters with a nice kick to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Luther on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Musasi catches Luther with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

And that's the end of the fight!
Damarcus Musasi showed his dominance in that final round.
I have no idea who won that fight. Let's wait and see whether the judges are as confused as me! Time for a split decision perhaps?!. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Gwen Towbar scores the fight for Damarcus Musasi!
Judge Cecil Peabody scores the fight for Damarcus Musasi!
Judge Tiny Johnson scores the fight for Damarcus Musasi!

Damarcus Musasi wins by unanimous decision!
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Event: BFC 93: King of the Ring Final     
Date:   Sep 11, 2010

Coming up we have a middleweight bout between Tobias Linderoth and Dag Luther. Tobias Linderoth has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

183 cm
26
197 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
190 cm
23
200 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
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Solid boxing
Experienced
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Tobias Linderoth!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Dag Luther!
The judges for this bout are Andi Peters, Gordon Ramsey and Frank Skinner.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luther throws a right and a left that Linderoth avoids nicely.
Dag Luther seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Linderoth connects with a good right hand that stumbles Luther. Luther circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Luther throws the left hand but Linderoth avoids the punch easily.
Luther uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Linderoth.
Luther dips to his left and cracks Linderoth with an uppercut!
Linderoth uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Luther moves into range and connects with a jab.
Luther scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Linderoth misses with a takedown attempt - Luther sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Linderoth misses with a wild body shot.
Luther dips to his left and cracks Linderoth with an uppercut!
Linderoth displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Luther.
Luther takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

It looks like Dag Luther has been cut.
Linderoth jabbing away but nothing is landing.

Linderoth shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Luther is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther wants to get back to full guard.
Linderoth throwing shots but Luther is blocking nicely.
Luther tries to roll over but Linderoth keeps him under control.
Luther on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Luther tries to get to full guard but Linderoth has control of the leg.
Linderoth is trying to control the action in half guard but Luther is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

It looks like we're going to have a standup here. Neither fighter is doing enough on the ground.
Linderoth moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Luther throws the kick towards the body but Linderoth avoids it.
Linderoth throws a lazy right hand but Luther sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Luther takes a swing at Linderoth's ribcage but misses.
Linderoth throws a left and a right that both miss
and Luther counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Linderoth thinking.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luther is looking to clinch.
Luther scores with a sloppy right hand. Linderoth should have avoided that one.
Luther leaves Linderoth with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Luther swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Linderoth shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Luther defends it nicely.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Tobias Linderoth. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Luther ducks under a wild hook from Linderoth.
Luther moves out of range as Linderoth strikes.

Luther clinches up against the cage.
Luther tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Linderoth avoids it.
Linderoth managing to block the knees to the body from Luther.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Luther stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Luther utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Luther creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Linderoth's defenses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Linderoth tries to break free but Luther pushes him back against the cage.
Linderoth has Luther pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Luther manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Luther is stalling here.
Luther is leaning against Linderoth and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Linderoth is breathing heavily.
Luther letting Linderoth take a breather here.
Luther lands an elbow inside that Linderoth shrugs off.

It looks like Tobias Linderoth has been cut.
Linderoth is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Linderoth lands with a short shot to the head.
Luther gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Luther throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Luther lands a nice elbow.
Luther tries to land a knee to the head but Linderoth blocks with his arms.
The referee calls for Luther to work.
Linderoth is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Luther is keeping busy.
Luther lands a body punch in the clinch.
Luther has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
A right hook to the body lands for Luther.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Linderoth is trying to force a seperation but Luther has the dominant position.
Luther leaning his opponent against the cage.
Luther using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Linderoth has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Linderoth on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Luther just leaning against Linderoth, taking a breather.
Luther missing with knees to the body.
Luther pushes Linderoth back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Linderoth avoids the elbow strike from Luther, against the cage.
Linderoth is trying to break free.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Luther.
Linderoth takes an elbow to the temple.
Linderoth being controlled against the cage.
Luther lands a right hand.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Luther gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Linderoth.
Linderoth is trying to force a seperation but Luther has the dominant position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Linderoth looks to score with a jab to the body but Luther is just out of range.
Linderoth throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Luther's waist but Luther gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Linderoth off to one side.
Luther steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Linderoth.
Luther cracks Linderoth with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Linderoth has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Luther finds it's way round the side to connect with Linderoth's head.
Linderoth keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Luther scores with a jab to the head.
Linderoth lands an overhand right.
Luther misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Linderoth.
Left hook, right uppercut from Luther.
Luther throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Linderoth looks to throw the jab but Luther is out of range.
Linderoth shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Luther waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Linderoth.

Luther has closed the distance and engaged Linderoth in a clinch.
Luther connects with a nasty looking knee right to Linderoth's face.
Linderoth tries for a takedown but Luther manages to get underhooks.
Luther missing with knees to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Linderoth blocks the elbow strike.
Linderoth is pushing Luther up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Luther is pushing Linderoth up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Linderoth tries a body shot but Luther blocks it.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Linderoth.
Luther missing with knees to the body.
Come on Linderoth - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Luther works on Linderoth's body with a couple of short punches.
Luther throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Linderoth blocks it with crossed arms.
Luther trying to stall but Linderoth improves his position.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Luther.
Linderoth takes an elbow to the forehead.
Luther content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Luther taking a breather.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Linderoth lands a shoulder strike.
Luther lands a damaging elbow.
Linderoth avoids the elbow strike from Luther, against the cage.
Linderoth goes for a takedown attempt but Luther pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Tobias Linderoth. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Luther misses with a body shot.
Luther fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Linderoth manages to avoid it.
Linderoth stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Linderoth misses with a few strikes there.
Linderoth misses with a jab, cross combination.
Luther defending well as Linderoth loads up on a big left hand.
Linderoth looks to land a left hand but Luther moved out of range nicely.
Linderoth throws a jab when Luther was well out of range.
A left lands for Linderoth.
Luther tries to score a power double leg takedown but Linderoth sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Luther somewhat.
Linderoth steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Luther.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Linderoth missing with a left hand there. Luther was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

Linderoth drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Linderoth wants to control from the top but Luther keeps moving.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Luther trying to keep a closed guard but Linderoth is proving a slippery customer.
Luther wants to sweep but no luck.
Linderoth is looking to work some ground and pound but Luther has wrist control.
Luther pulls Linderoth in close to prevent any damage.

Luther is active off his back here, looking for submissions.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luther looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Linderoth looks to throw the jab but Luther is out of range.
Linderoth swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Linderoth uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luther.
Linderoth waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Luther.

Luther takes the fight into the clinch.
Luther pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Linderoth tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Linderoth wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Luther tries a knee to the head but Linderoth blocks it.
Linderoth trying to control the position but instead, Luther has worked for underhooks and has pushed Linderoth into the cage.
Linderoth avoids a wild elbow strike from Luther.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dag Luther 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.
That's time! Linderoth's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


A swing and a miss from Linderoth.
Linderoth misses with a hook. Luther ducked under it nicely.
Linderoth is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Linderoth misses with a looping right.
Linderoth throws the left hand but Luther avoids the punch easily.
Luther lands a slapping body shot.

Linderoth shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Linderoth frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Linderoth looking to control but Luther is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.

Linderoth moves into side control, trying to work for a kimura. That looks painful! Will he finish!!?? No, Luther has worked his arm free - good work by Luther!
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Luther is trying to get back to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sloppy strikes there by Linderoth.
Luther manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Linderoth is trying to control but can't.
Luther thows a huge punch but Linderoth dodges it nicely.
Luther lands strikes from half guard.
Luther throwing shots but Linderoth is blocking nicely.

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.
Luther scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Luther content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Luther is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Linderoth wants to improve his position but Luther is controlling well.
Luther trying to control from half guard but Linderoth is working away.
Still in half guard, Luther seems content to control.
Tobias Linderoth has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Linderoth is looking for a sweep. Luther is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Luther scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Linderoth is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Luther thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Linderoth's head.
Dag Luther is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Linderoth is looking for a sweep. Luther is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Luther controlling the action here.
Luther is pressing down on Linderoth's thigh, looking to free his foot. Linderoth is holding on for now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Luther wants to lay and pray for a moment but Linderoth keeps working.

Well, the referee has seen enough. Neither fighter is active enough on the ground so he's stood them back up.
Luther swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Linderoth counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Linderoth misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Luther.
Linderoth takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Linderoth scores with a sloppy right hand. Luther should have avoided that one.
Luther tries to clinch there but Linderoth circles away.
Linderoth misses with a straight right.
Luther keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Linderoth.
Luther takes a swing at Linderoth's ribcage but misses.
A cross from Luther lands.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Linderoth throws the left hand but Luther avoids the punch easily.
Luther tries to clinch there but Linderoth circles away.
Luther misses with a double jab.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dag Luther comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Luther 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 Andi Peters scores the fight 27:30
Judge Gordon Ramsey scores the fight 27:30
Judge Frank Skinner scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Dag Luther!
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RATING
51%

 

Event: BFC 84: New Beginnings     
Date:   Aug 08, 2010

Coming up we have a middleweight bout between Rick Thomas and Dag Luther. Rick Thomas could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Dag Luther's chin.

185 cm
22
201 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
190 cm
22
200 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Very strong
Powerful takedowns
Excellent boxer
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Rick Thomas!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Dag Luther!
The judges for this bout are Andi Peters, Gordon Ramsey and Frank Skinner.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luther doesn't manage to clinch there - Thomas circles away.
Dag Luther seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Thomas misses with a two punch combination.
Thomas displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Luther.
Thomas avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Nice sprawl there from Thomas as Luther shoots in.
Luther throws and low kick but Thomas moves out of range easily.
Luther swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Luther dives in and grabs Thomas's left leg, looking for a takedown. Thomas pushes down on Luther's head and hops out.
Rick Thomas has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dag Luther.
Thomas missing with a left hand there. Luther was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Luther tries to clinch but Thomas moves out of range.
Luther tries a low kick but Thomas avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Thomas lands a nice shot to the body.
Luther takes one to the chin there.
Luther walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Thomas swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Horrible takedown by Luther or perhaps it was just good defense by Thomas which made him look bad.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thomas misses with a hook.
Luther throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Luther looks to land a right hand but Thomas moved out of range.
The fight stays on the outside here - Luther looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Thomas throws a shot from downtown. Luther moves away and avoids it.
Luther misses with an uppercut. Thomas saw that one coming.
Thomas connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Luther's hands.
Thomas tries to score with a low kick but Luther moves his leg out of the way.

Luther closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Thomas tries to roll over but Luther keeps him under control.

Luther seems to be looking for submissions.
Luther looks gassed!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thomas is trying to get back to full guard.
Luther tries to pass the half guard into mount. Thomas knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Thomas is trying is best to control the position here.
Luther is controlling the pace.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther is thwarting Thomas's attempts to control the position.
Thomas is looking to improve his position.
Luther is looking to stall here but Thomas recovers full guard.
Luther is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Luther wants to control from the top but Thomas keeps moving.

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.
Luther content to stall in guard here.
Thomas is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Luther is controlling him.
Luther wants to control from the top but Thomas keeps moving.
Thomas is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Thomas lands a head shot.
Luther tries to clinch up but Thomas circles away and keeps his distance.
Luther shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Thomas as he jumps to the side.
Thomas keeps the fight on the outside.
Thomas circles away from the clinch attempt.
Luther throws a sloppy head kick and Thomas moves out of range easily.
Luther looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Luther tries to clinch there but Thomas circles away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from Thomas misses.
A big right from Luther misses.
Luther fails in his attempt to clinch.
Luther takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thomas thows a body shot but no joy.
Rick Thomas is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Thomas stuffs the takedown attempt from Luther. Luther gets slowly back to his feet.
Luther tries to close the distance and clinch up but Thomas swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Luther waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Thomas.
Thomas connects with a jab.
Luther is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Thomas works Luther's body with a nice hook.
Luther slips under a jab from Thomas.
Thomas lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Luther tries to clinch up.
Luther throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Thomas looks to land a right hand but Luther moved out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luther keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Thomas.
Thomas misses the jab.
Thomas lands a head shot.
Luther closes the distance and clinches up with Thomas, looking for a takedown. Luther pushes Thomas against the cage but Thomas circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Rick Thomas has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dag Luther.
Luther shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Thomas as he avoids it easily.
Luther is breathing heavily.
Thomas throws the left hand but Luther avoids the punch easily.
Thomas throws a low kick, looking for Luther's leg but Luther calmly moves out of range.
Luther moves out of range of the strikes.
Luther slips a straight right by Thomas.
Thomas connects with a jab.
Thomas lands a glancing blow to the side of Luther's head.
Thomas throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Luther ducks right into an uppercut from Thomas.

Luther gets a takedown into half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thomas pushes Luther off looking to stand but Luther dives back in and keeps control.
Thomas is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Luther throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Luther is keen to just control but Thomas is a slippery customer.
Luther tries to pass to full mount but Thomas defends it.
Luther landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Thomas regains full guard. Nicely done.
Luther throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Luther passes into half guard.
Luther working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Luther is keen to just control but Thomas is a slippery customer.
Thomas is controlling Luther's trapped leg to prevent Luther from advancing to side control.
Thomas manages to get to full guard.
Luther trying to control but Thomas is working from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Luther fails to land the takedown.
Thomas misses with an uppercut. Luther saw that one coming.
Thomas lands with a shot to the body.
A big right from Thomas misses.
Thomas's corner calls for a 1-2. Thomas obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Luther moves out of range of the strikes.
Thomas moves out of range of the strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Thomas avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Luther swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Thomas counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Luther tries to clinch up
and Thomas counters with a straight right hand.
Luther takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther walks into a stiff left hand from Thomas.
Thomas jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Thomas throws a jab but it's blocked by Luther.
Thomas throws a series of punches but Luther moves out of range.
Luther tries to clinch up
and Thomas connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Luther tries to grapple but his opponent circles
letting Thomas counter with a right hand.
Thomas throws out a loose jab but Luther uses good head movement to avoid it.
A cross from Thomas lands.
Luther shoots and misses
and Luther takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luther has a takedown stuffed.
Rick Thomas has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dag Luther.
Thomas throws an overhand right that lands on Luther's shoulder, as Luther tries to avoid the shot.
Rick Thomas is winning the standup battle so far.
Luther moves out of range of the strikes.
Luther fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Thomas avoids it really well and circles away.
Thomas scores with a jab. Luther acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Thomas looks to land a right hand but Luther moved out of range.
Luther misses with a takedown attempt
and Luther takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Luther takes one to the side of the head.
Luther clinches but Thomas breaks the clinch
enabling Thomas to counter with a crisp jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thomas throws a hook to the side of Luther's head but Luther sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Thomas waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Luther.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Thomas!
Luther moves out of range as Thomas strikes.
Thomas throws a hook but Luther avoids it easily.
Thomas scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.

Luther shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in full mount! That's better than Luther was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Luther can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Thomas is looking to escape.
Luther thuds his fist into the canvas! Oooouch!
Dag Luther has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Rick Thomas is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Thomas really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Luther looking to ground and pound but Thomas is blocking nicely.
Luther controlling the position easily from mount.

Luther is looking to secure an arm. He's managed it! He's pivoting for an armbar - that looks tight! But Thomas has managed to get out of it and now he's in a dominant position. Nice work from Thomas!
Thomas has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Thomas slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Rick Thomas showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Thomas, 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 Andi Peters scores the fight 30:27
Judge Gordon Ramsey scores the fight 30:27
Judge Frank Skinner scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Rick Thomas!
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A | B
FIGHT
RATING
35%

 

Event: BFC 75: PI vs Yokohama II     
Date:   Jul 10, 2010

Coming up we have a middleweight bout between Reeves Lawal and Dag Luther. Dag Luther acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

181 cm
20
193 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
190 cm
22
200 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
Decent wrestler
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Powerful takedowns
Excellent boxer
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Reeves Lawal!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Dag Luther!
The judges for this bout are Andi Peters, Gordon Ramsey and Frank Skinner.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lawal tries to clinch up.

Luther shoots in and bounces Lawal off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Luther tries to free his leg and advance position but Lawal is retaining full guard.
Lawal is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Luther is controlling him.
Luther is looking to work some ground and pound but Lawal has wrist control.
Luther trying to control the position from guard on top but Lawal is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Lawal can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Luther controls the pace.
Lawal keeping moving, preventing Luther from controlling successfully.
Luther throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Lawal works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther throws a big right hand that misses.

The referee has ruled that neither fighter is active enough on the ground and has stood them back up.
Lawal wants to clinch up but Luther keeps it at a distance.
Lawal tries to clinch but Luther is having none of it.
Lawal is looking to clinch.
Lawal tries to clinch up but Luther circles away and keeps his distance.
A leg kick checked by Luther.
Luther keeps the fight on the outside.
Lawal tries to clinch up.
Lawal throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Lawal tries to clinch there but Luther circles away.
Lawal doesn't manage to clinch there - Luther circles away.

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

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Lawal dodges an elbow strike from Luther.
Luther has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Lawal is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.

Luther works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.
Luther advances position into side control!
Lawal manages to get back to half guard.
Lawal is trying to stand.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Luther is looking to take a break and control but Lawal is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Lawal keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Lawal tries to kick Luther off but Luther keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Luther lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lawal is staying active underneath Luther, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Luther thows a huge punch but Lawal dodges it nicely.
Lawal avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Luther.
Luther sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Lawal defending well though.
Still in half guard, Luther seems content to control.
Luther looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Luther is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Lawal wants to improve his position but Luther is controlling well.

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.

Well, the referee has seen enough. Neither fighter is active enough on the ground so he's stood them back up.
Luther tries to clinch there but Lawal circles away.
Lawal misses with a body shot.
Lawal clinches but Luther breaks the clinch

and Luther counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Lawal 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.
Luther tries to free his leg and advance position but Lawal is retaining full guard.
Lawal is pulling down on Luther's head. It's preventing any offense from Luther, at least for the moment.
Luther is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dag Luther 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.



Luther has taken the fight to the clinch.
Luther pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Lawal lands a hook that snaps the head of Luther backwards.
Luther misses with an elbow strike.
Luther trying to stall but Lawal improves his position.
Lawal stalling in the clinch.
Luther comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Luther lands an elbow inside that Lawal shrugs off.
Lawal stalling in the clinch but Luther improves position.
Lawal blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Lawal lands a right hand that snaps the head of Luther backwards.
Lawal swings wildly with an uppercut but Luther uses good head movement to avoid it.
A right handed body shot lands from Lawal.
Luther stalling against the cage.
Luther misses with an elbow over the top.
Luther misses with a hook from the clinch.
Lawal swings wildly with an uppercut but Luther uses good head movement to avoid it.
Lawal lands a left hand.
Luther tries to land knees in the clinch but Lawal avoids the damage to the body.
Luther lands an elbow inside that Lawal shrugs off.

It looks like Reeves Lawal has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lawal looking to slow down the pace here.
Luther drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Lawal gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Luther is breathing heavily.
Luther tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Lawal just stands there and leans against the cage.
Luther pushes off an throws an elbow but Lawal leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Luther tries a knee to the head but Lawal blocks it.
Lawal scores with a shoulder strike.
Luther using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Lawal has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Lawal works on Luther's body with a couple of short punches.
With the fighters up against the cage, Luther throws an elbow but misses.
A short left from Lawal.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Lawal.
Lawal scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Luther lands a takedown into guard.
Lawal is pulling down on Luther's head. It's preventing any offense from Luther, at least for the moment.
Lawal manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Luther manages to get himself to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Lawal decides he's had enough of playing guard and decides to stand. Come on Luther, up you get!
Lawal wants to clinch
and Luther counters with a series of strikes. Lawal will be more careful next time no doubt.
Lawal tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Luther counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Lawal tries to grapple but his opponent circles

and Luther counters with a takedown into side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther is putting a hurting on Lawal here, landing some big shots from side control.
Luther creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Lawal sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Lawal tries to bench press Luther off him but Luther keeps the position.
You can see the frustration on Lawal's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Luther throwing strikes but Lawal manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
Lawal working away.
Luther tries to slip a leg under to move to half guard but Lawal presses down on the leg and jumps into full mount!
Luther wants to hold on but Lawal pushes him away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Luther is in all sorts of trouble here.
Lawal looking to control and managing it successfully.
Luther is desperately trying to improve his position but Lawal has a good base and remains in mount.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dag Luther showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Reeves Lawal'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. This is the final round!


Luther fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Lawal avoids it really well and circles away.
Lawal clinches but Luther breaks the clinch

and Luther counters by moving into the clinch.
Lawal displaying some good clinch control by pressing Luther up against the cage.
Lawal lands a body punch.
Lawal is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Luther.
Lawal gets through Luther's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Luther tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Lawal avoids it.
Luther missing with knees to the body.
Luther trying to land knees to the body.
Lawal working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Luther takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
A right handed body shot lands from Lawal.
Lawal dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Luther goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Luther is trying to maintain a safe position but Lawal gets an underhook and turns Luther into the cage.
Luther is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Lawal is defending well for now.
Lawal avoiding damage as Luther throws knees to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lawal lands a body punch in the clinch.
Lawal is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Luther is keeping busy.
Luther is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Lawal is keeping busy.
A right hook to the body lands for Lawal.
A body shot lands from Lawal.
Lawal misses with a hook from the clinch.
A right hook to the body lands for Lawal.
Lawal throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Luthers head.
Lawal softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Lawal scores with a nice hook to the head.
Lawal has Luther pressed against the cage.
Lawal gets a warning from the ref for wasting time.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Luther misses with the head strike.
Lawal lands a body punch in the clinch.
Lawal lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Luther trying to land knees to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luther drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Lawal gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Lawal'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.
Lawal lands with a light punch inside.
Lawal stalling the fight.
Luther is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Lawal gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Reeves Lawal has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dag Luther.
Stalling in the clinch from Lawal.
The ref breaks the fighters up, due to lack of action by Reeves Lawal.
Luther stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Lawal.

Lawal clinches up with Luther and pushes him back against the cage.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Luther goes for a takedown attempt but Lawal pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.

Lawal has closed the distance and engaged Luther in a clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lawal blocks an elbow strike from Luther.
Lawal is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Lawal is stalling here.
With the fighters up against the cage, Luther throws an elbow but misses.
Lawal scores with a hook to the body.
The referee calls for Lawal to work.
Lawal blocks the elbow strike.
Dag Luther is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Lawal is stalling here.
Luther misses with a punch to the body.
Lawal throws a punch but it's blocked by Luther.
Lawal wants to stall.
Reeves Lawal has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Luther throws a knee to the head but misses.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Lawal.
The ref breaks the fighters up, due to lack of action by Reeves Lawal.
Luther tries to clinch up

and Lawal counters by moving into the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Lawal lands a left hand that snaps the head of Luther backwards.
Lawal blocks the elbow strike.
Lawal lands with a light punch inside.
Luther looking to throw knees to the head but Lawal is blocking nicely.
Lawal throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Luthers head.
Nice body punch from Lawal - that landed with a thud.
A short body shot lands from Lawal as the two fighters clinch.
Lawal lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Luther or not.
Lawal is pushing Luther up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
A right hook to the body lands for Lawal.
Lawal controlling the action here for a moment.
Lawal lands a body punch in the clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
Reeves Lawal showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Luther 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 Andi Peters scores the fight 28:29
Judge Gordon Ramsey scores the fight 28:29
Judge Frank Skinner scores the fight 28:28

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Dag Luther!
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Event: BFC 67: Kenner vs Silver     
Date:   Jun 12, 2010

Coming up we have a middleweight bout between Dag Luther and Robbie Balboa. Balboa is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Burning Heart. Robbie Balboa has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

190 cm
22
200 lbs
10 - 3 - 0
186 cm
24
192 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
Powerful takedowns
Excellent boxer
Very strong
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Heavy handed

Blitzkrieg Formula 5000
Blitzkrieg Formula 5000

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Robbie Balboa!
The judges for this bout are Andi Peters, Gordon Ramsey and Frank Skinner.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luther throws a series of punches but Balboa moves out of range.

Luther fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Balboa, pushing him back against the cage.
Luther lands an elbow inside.
Luther is pushing Balboa up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Luther lands an elbow inside that Balboa shrugs off.
Balboa wants to get back to striking at distance but Luther won't allow it.
Luther tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Balboa avoids it.
Luther tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Luther working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Luther with a knee to the head.

It looks like Robbie Balboa has been cut.
Luther is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Balboa wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Luther comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Balboa is trying to break the clinch but Luther has him pressed against the cage.
Balboa wants to break the clinch but can't.
Luther is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Balboa is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Luther stops a takedown attempt from Balboa.
Luther putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Balboa in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.

Luther is working on a single leg takedown against the cage. Balboa can't fight it off and eventually Luther manages to take the fight to the floor. Balboa looks annoyed but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Balboa keeping moving, preventing Luther from controlling successfully.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Luther accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Balboa lands a beautiful switch and he's in full mount! That could spell trouble for Luther!
Balboa throwing sloppy strikes, which aren't doing any damage.
Balboa looking to finish Luther with some ground and pound. This is bad for Luther!
Luther is in all sorts of trouble here.
Balboa punishing his opponent with strikes.
Balboa throwing shots from mount but they're not landing.
Luther bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Luther accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Luther won't allow Balboa to get back to his feet.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Balboa has control of Luther's left arm, preventing Luther from doing any damage.
Luther looking to sit in guard and control but Balboa gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Luther pulls Balboa in to control the position.
Luther can't keep his opponent in guard - Balboa advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Balboa thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Luther's head.
Luther regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Balboa.
Balboa wants to stand and escape but instead Luther has hit a sweep and he's now on top in guard.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Luther loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Balboa looking for a sweep. Not yet Balboa, not yet.
Balboa keeping moving, preventing Luther from controlling successfully.
Balboa is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Luther advances position into side control!
Balboa struggling a bit here.
Luther sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Balboa is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Balboa pushes Luther away and creates a bit of space to escape. He's almost out here... but no, Luther gets a good hold of his legs and remains firmly in side control.
Balboa on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Balboa wants to get back to his feet.
Luther working the ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Balboa manages to get back to half guard.
Luther thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Balboa's head.
Luther throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Luther stops Balboa from getting back to his feet.
Luther trying to pass the guard but Balboa defending well.
Balboa blocking the ground and pound attempt from Luther.
Balboa avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Luther.
Balboa is in trouble now - Luther has advanced to mount!
Luther can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Balboa is looking to escape.
Balboa blocking the ground and pound.
Balboa working to try and regain half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dag Luther dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Robbie Balboa's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Luther is looking to clinch but Balboa is avoiding it.
Robbie Balboa is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Balboa connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

It looks like Dag Luther has been cut.
Balboa lunges at Luther with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Luther's hand.

Luther is rocked!
Balboa looks to land a right hand but Luther moved out of range.
Luther fails with an attempt to clinch.
Balboa wants to clinch
and Luther cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Balboa misses with an uppercut. Luther saw that one coming.
Luther tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Balboa counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Luther ducks under a wild hook from Balboa.
Robbie Balboa is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Luther avoids a punch combination nicely.
Balboa tries to clinch up but Luther circles away and keeps his distance.
Balboa throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Luther on the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luther uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Balboa.
Luther tries to clinch but Balboa moves away

and Balboa counters with a nice right hand that sends Luther toppling to the canvas! Luther scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Balboa finish him?!
Oh Luther is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Luther tries to clinch up but Balboa circles away and keeps his distance.
Balboa throws a series of punches but Luther moves out of range.
Balboa fails with an attempt to clinch.
Luther seems to have got his legs back now.

Balboa cracks Luther with a big right hand that sends him to the floor! Luther looks wobbly but he's sprung back up to his feet straight away… can Balboa finish him?

Dag Luther's cut is getting worse.
Balboa throws a right hand that Luther ducks under and follows up with a left that Luther also avoids with ease.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Balboa throws a monster overhand right that drops Luther! Balboa follows up with more strikes from mount and the fight is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:13 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Robbie Balboa!
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Event: BFC 61: Wood vs PI 2     
Date:   May 22, 2010

Coming up we have a middleweight bout between Dag Luther and Mike Pointek. Pointek is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Sevendust - Enemy. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

190 cm
21
200 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
186 cm
24
199 lbs
12 - 5 - 0
Powerful takedowns
Decent elbows
Very strong
BJJ Purple Belt
Decent boxing
Powerful

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Hell's Balls Recovery



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Mike Pointek!
The judges for this bout are Andi Peters, Gordon Ramsey and Frank Skinner.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luther keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Pointek throws out a loose jab but Luther uses good head movement to avoid it.
Luther fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.

Luther drives through with a takedown into guard.
Luther looking to pass the guard.
Pointek looking to control but Luther passes into half guard.
Pointek is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Luther missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Luther performing his best blanket impression for a moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Luther is looking for a kimura but Pointek is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Luther to get the leverage.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Luther thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Luther wants to lay and pray for a moment but Pointek keeps working.

The referee has ruled that neither fighter is active enough on the ground and has stood them back up.
Pointek fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Luther is out of range.
Luther tries to close the distance and clinch up but Pointek swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Pointek keeps the fight on the outside.
Luther slips a jab and a cross from Pointek.
Luther fails with the takedown.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Pointek loads up on a big right hand but Luther slips the punch.
Luther fails with an attempt to clinch.
Luther has a takedown stuffed.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Dag Luther. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Pointek uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Luther.
Pointek tried to score with a low kick but Luther checks it.
Pointek gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Luther avoids a kick to the body.
Luther wants to clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pointek looks to land a combination but Luther avoids it well.
Luther tries to clinch but Pointek moves out of range.
The fight stays on the outside here - Luther looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Luther showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Pointek.
Pointek throws an overhand right that lands on Luther's shoulder, as Luther tries to avoid the shot.
Pointek swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.

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.
Donk. Luther catches Pointek right on the button with a cross.
Pointek throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Luther ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Pointek looks to land a left hand but Luther moved out of range nicely.
Luther scoring well with a low kick there.
Pointek throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Luther.
Luther displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Pointek throws out the jab.
Pointek lands the left hand.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Pointek throws a head kick that misses.
Luther ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dag Luther 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.


Luther staying out of range there.
No joy there for Pointek, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Mike Pointek is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Luther misses with a combination
and Pointek counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Luther avoids the head kick by Pointek.
Luther displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Pointek throws out the jab.
Luther tries to clinch but Pointek is having none of it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pointek avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
The fighters circling - Luther throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Luther uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Pointek.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pointek with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Luther to score with a decent uppercut.
Pointek pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Luther tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Pointek falls off balance throwing a combination

and Luther counters with a takedown into side control.
Luther working the body and head with strikes.
Luther misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Pointek struggling a bit here.
Luther tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Luther 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.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luther controls the position from side control.
Pointek tries to bench press Luther off him but Luther keeps the position.

Luther working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.

The referee has ruled that neither fighter is active enough on the ground and has stood them back up.
Some wild striking there from Luther.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther tries to clinch but Pointek moves out of range.
Pointek throws a nice looking combination but Luther bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Luther throws a series of punches but Pointek moves out of range.
Luther steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Pointek.
Luther checks a low kick from Pointek.
Pointek bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Pointek throws out a loose jab but Luther uses good head movement to avoid it.
Pointek throws a low kick but it's checked well by Luther.
Luther doesn't manage to clinch there - Pointek circles away.

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.
Luther throws a leg kick
and Pointek connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Luther tries to clinch there but Pointek circles away.
Luther tries to check the leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
A head kick misses from Pointek.
Pointek throws a series of punches but Luther moves out of range.
Pointek tries to score with a low kick but Luther moves his leg out of the way.
Pointek leaves Luther with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Mike Pointek is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Luther throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Dag Luther 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!


A punch lands to the side of Pointek 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Luther misses with a wild combination.
Luther misses with a hook. Pointek ducked under it nicely.
Pointek throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Pointek throws a sloppy head kick and Luther moves out of range easily.
Pointek throws an overhand right that lands on Luther's shoulder, as Luther tries to avoid the shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pointek throws a sloppy head kick

and Luther holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Luther looks to throw an elbow but misses.
A short body shot lands from Luther as the two fighters clinch.
Luther tries to stall but Pointek uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Nice elbow from Luther.
Pointek on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther wants a takedown.
Pointek blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Pointek takes an elbow to the temple.
Luther keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Pointek's efforts to push away.
Pointek wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Luther prevents Pointek from breaking the clinch.
Luther is trying to maintain a safe position but Pointek gets an underhook and turns Luther into the cage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Luther.
Pointek is trying to break free.
Pointek tries to circle away but Luther has him pinned against the cage.
Luther slowing the pace effectively.
Luther trying to control the position but instead, Pointek has worked for underhooks and has pushed Luther into the cage.
Luther keeps control of Pointek as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Luther has Pointek pressed against the cage, preventing Pointek from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Pointek avoids a wild elbow strike from Luther.
Pointek blocks an elbow strike.
Pointek wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Pointek is looking to break free of the clinch but Luther has double underhooks.
Luther is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Pointek working hard to break the clinch.
Pointek on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Luther.

Pointek pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Luther on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Pointek. Pointek obviously looking to wear him down.
Mike Pointek has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pointek lands an overhand right.
Pointek scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Pointek ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Pointek throws a combination that misses

and Luther counters by clinching up.
Pointek takes a knee right on the jaw!
Luther tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Pointek wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Pointek blocks an elbow strike from Luther.
Pointek dodges an elbow strike from Luther.
Pointek is trying to break free.
Pointek can't break the clinch.
Pointek is trying to break the clinch but Luther is controlling him.
Luther lands an elbow that stopped Pointek in his tracks for a moment.
Luther scores a nice knee to the body.
Pointek can't break the clinch.
Pointek wants to break free but Luther has control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pointek is trying to break free.
Luther lands an elbow that stopped Pointek in his tracks for a moment.
Luther tries a knee to the head but he's missed.

Pointek manages to break the clinch.
Luther is looking to clinch but Pointek is avoiding it.
Luther avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Pointek lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Dag Luther is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Pointek misses with a hook. Luther ducked under it nicely.
Luther wants to clinch but Pointek slips to the side
and Pointek counters with an inside leg kick.
Luther tries to clinch but Pointek is having none of it.
Pointek throws a solid leg kick but Luther takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Pointek.
Pointek does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luther is looking to clinch but Pointek is avoiding it.
Pointek stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Luther.
A jab from Luther does it's job there.
Luther works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Pointek gets off balance looking for a body kick

and Luther counters by clinching up.
Luther pushes off an throws an elbow but Pointek leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Luther has Pointek pressed against the cage, preventing Pointek from circling away and getting back to striking at range.

Pointek breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Pointek pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Luther uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Pointek.

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 Dag Luther.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Luther, 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 Andi Peters scores the fight 30:27
Judge Gordon Ramsey scores the fight 30:28
Judge Frank Skinner scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Dag Luther!
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pop
A | B
manager
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28%

 

Event: BFC 56: Belfort vs Popyachtsa     
Date:   May 02, 2010

Coming up we have a middleweight bout between Dag Luther and Marcus Hansen. Hansen has chosen Wings of a Butterfly as his entrance music. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

190 cm
21
200 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
185 cm
25
195 lbs
9 - 2 - 1
Powerful takedowns
Decent elbows
Very strong
BJJ Purple Belt
Brawler
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Marcus Hansen!
The judges for this bout are Andi Peters, Gordon Ramsey and Frank Skinner.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hansen shoots in but no luck this time.
Hansen tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Luther swivels and escapes.
Hansen fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Dag Luther has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Marcus Hansen.

Hansen fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Luther sprawls well initially but Hansen persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Luther wants to get back to his feet.
Luther won't allow Hansen to pass to mount.
Luther holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
Hansen is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Luther!

Hansen goes for an armbar but he's not got it… Luther turns into him and now he's in Hansen's guard.
Hansen wants to improve his position but instead Luther has moved into half guard.

Hansen looking for submissions off his back.
Luther controlling the action here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hansen has hold of Luther's hands but Luther slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.

Hansen looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Luther seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Luther seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Luther is looking to take a break and control but Hansen is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Luther not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Luther prevents Hansen from improving his position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Luther with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Hansen moves into full guard.
Hansen lands a beautiful switch and he's in full mount! That could spell trouble for Luther!

Hansen is looking to secure an arm. He's managed it! He's pivoting for an armbar - that looks tight! But Luther has managed to get out of it and now he's in a dominant position. Nice work from Luther!
Hansen looks gassed!
Luther scoring with punches to the head and body.
Hansen keeping moving, preventing Luther from controlling successfully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Luther wants to control from the top but Hansen keeps moving.
Luther distracts Hansen with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Luther controls from within his opponent's guard.

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

Hansen throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Luther tries to free his leg and advance position but Hansen is retaining full guard.

Hansen is looking for a triangle but Luther pushes his legs off easily.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Luther distracts Hansen with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Luther keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Hansen's head.

Hansen is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Luther defends well.
Luther is stalling in the full guard.
Luther working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Hansen's head.
Luther content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Hansen manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Luther manages to get himself to full guard.
Hansen stands and throws Luther's legs to the side, diving into side control.
I wouldn't like to be where Luther is right now.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Dag Luther 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.


Hansen shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Nice takedown defense from Luther. No joy for Hansen on that attempt.
Luther tries to clinch there but Hansen circles away.
Luther throws a series of punches but Hansen moves out of range.
Hansen shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Luther defends it nicely.
Dag Luther has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Marcus Hansen.
Hansen looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Luther is fending him off so far but Hansen persists. Nope, Luther circles away and we're back to standing.
Hansen is breathing heavily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hansen shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.

Hansen decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Hansen being controlled here momentarily.
Luther keeping full guard, as Hansen tries to pass.
Luther lands a beautiful switch and he's in full mount! That could spell trouble for Hansen!
Luther wants to control the pace but Hansen is squirming around nicely.
Hansen is trying to escape the mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Luther lands a big elbow.
Hansen regains half guard.

Hansen looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Luther winds up and cracks Hansen with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Luther 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.
Still in half guard, Luther seems content to control.
Luther has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Luther lands with some strikes.
The referee warns Hansen that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.
Hansen is bucking up trying to escape but Luther cracks him with another couple of good strikes.
Luther can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Hansen is looking to escape.
Luther tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hansen bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Hansen tries to free his leg and advance position but Luther is retaining full guard.
Hansen trying to move into half guard but instead Luther has managed to sweep!
Hansen 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.
Luther scoring with punches to the head and body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luther sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Hansen's guard.
Luther controlling the action here.
Hansen is refusing to be controlled, as Luther sits in half guard.

Hansen looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Dag Luther overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Luther looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Hansen taking some punishment here, with Luther in his half guard.
Luther winds up and cracks Hansen with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Hansen keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Hansen is trying to get back to full guard.
Luther passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Hansen!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dag Luther dominated that second round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. And we move into the final round!


Luther moves in looking to clinch but Hansen pushes him off.
Marcus Hansen is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Luther slaps away a takedown attempt from Hansen, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Hansen swats away the attempt to clinch by Luther.
Hansen shoots in but Luther avoids the takedown attempt easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hansen dives in and grabs Luther's left leg, looking for a takedown. Luther pushes down on Hansen's head and hops out.
Dag Luther has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Marcus Hansen.

Hansen is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Luther's half guard.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
Hansen takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther wants to control but Hansen is keeping busy.
Hansen wants to advance to full mount but Luther doesn't think that's going to happen and regains full guard instead.
Luther manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Hansen manages to get himself to full guard.
Hansen keeping moving, preventing Luther from controlling successfully.
Luther loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Luther is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.

Hansen looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Luther passes into half guard.
Luther looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Hansen with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Hansen actively working from the bottom here.
Hansen is looking for a sweep. Luther is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Luther is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Luther wants to take a breather but Hansen is having none of it.
Hansen tries to get to full guard but Luther has control of the leg.
Luther trying to control the pace.
Luther prevents Hansen from improving his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther trying to control from half guard but Hansen is working away.

The referee has ruled that neither fighter is active enough on the ground and has stood them back up.
Luther tries to clinch but Hansen is having none of it.
Hansen is trying hard to land a takedown here. Luther sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Luther is looking to clinch but Hansen is avoiding it.
Dag Luther is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Hansen fails with the takedown.
Luther scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Hansen looks for a takedown but Luther sprawls well.

Luther pushes Hansen up against the cage in a clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Luther landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Luther lands a nice elbow.
Luther unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Luther landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Luther lands with a right to the head.
Luther lands a damaging elbow.
A short right from Luther on the inside.
Hansen tries for a takedown. No joy.
Luther lands a nice elbow.
Luther lands an elbow just above Hansen 's eye.
Hansen's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Marcus Hansen has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Luther prevents a takedown attempt there.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dag Luther showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Luther 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 Andi Peters scores the fight 30:27
Judge Gordon Ramsey scores the fight 30:27
Judge Frank Skinner scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Dag Luther!
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A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
49%

 

Event: BFC 45: Pointek vs Hansen     
Date:   Mar 27, 2010

Coming up we have a middleweight bout between Cono Slash and Dag Luther. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

177 cm
23
185 lbs
5 - 0 - 0
190 cm
21
200 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
Powerful takedowns
Counter striker
Very strong
Powerful takedowns
Good elbows
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 5 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Cono Slash!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Dag Luther!
The judges for this bout are Andi Peters, Gordon Ramsey and Frank Skinner.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luther tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Luther is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

Slash shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Luther napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Luther is looking for a sweep.

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

Slash thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Luther tries to bench press Slash off him but Slash keeps the position.
Luther is in a bad spot here and he knows it... just holding on for now.

Slash thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Luther is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Slash's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Slash is looking to advance position but Luther won't allow it.

Luther looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Luther slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Slash wants to control from the top but Luther keeps moving.
Slash with a flurry of punches that miss.
Slash wants to control from the top but Luther keeps moving.

Luther is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Slash passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Luther manages to work his way to half guard, despite Slash's best efforts.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Luther looking for submissions off his back.

Slash looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Slash has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Luther takes a big shot to the head but keeps on trying to improve his position.
The referee warns Luther that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.

It looks like Dag Luther has been cut.

Slash jumps to side control looking for an arm triangle but Luther manages to avoid the submission attempt.
Luther is not content to let Slash control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Slash has hold of Luther's arm here. He's working for an Americana. It looks like he might have it! Luther tries to escape but he's just digging himself in deeper - Slash cranks the arm and Luther screams in pain! The ref makes a decision and ends the fight before the tap - no complains from Luther, who is just happy to have his arm attached to his body.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:27 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Americana). Cono Slash!
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A | B
hype
A | B
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A | B
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A | B
FIGHT
RATING
57%

 

Event: BFC 35: Belfort vs Luther     
Date:   Feb 21, 2010

Coming up we have a middleweight bout between Fedor Belfort and Dag Luther. Belfort comes to the cage accompanied by Burn It To The Ground. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

185 cm
21
187 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
190 cm
20
200 lbs
8 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Very strong
Good takedowns
Good elbows
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Fedor Belfort!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Dag Luther!
The judges for this bout are Andi Peters, Gordon Ramsey and Frank Skinner.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luther tries to clinch there but Belfort circles away.

Luther moves into the clinch successfully.
Luther comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Luther tries to throw a body punch but Belfort avoids it by throwing Luther back against the cage.
Belfort pushes Luther back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Luther pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Belfort lands a nice knee to the body.
Belfort digs a right hand underneath Luther's ribcage. Luther let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Luther looks gassed!
A hook to the body from Belfort.
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 left hand lands to the body for Belfort.

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

Belfort clinches up against the cage.
A hook to the body from Belfort.
Knees to the body from Belfort.
Belfort unloads a knee to the mid-section. Luther lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Belfort digs a right hand into Luther's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Luther's gas tank.

Belfort breaks from the clinch.
Luther takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

It looks like Dag Luther has been cut.

Belfort rushes Luther and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.

Belfort manages to break the clinch.
Luther closes the distance looking to clinch
and Belfort makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Belfort throws an overhand right that drops Luther like a sack of potatoes! Belfort dives in to finish the fight with more strikes and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Fedor Belfort!
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: IGR 50 - Benton vs. Gringo     
Date:   Dec 06, 2009

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Nic Newcomer and Dag Luther. Newcomer's entrance music is High by Lil Wayne. A fine choice. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

187 cm
19
215 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
190 cm
20
200 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter striker
Experienced
Good takedowns
Decent boxing
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Nic Newcomer!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Dag Luther!
The judges for this bout are Cecil Peabody, Robert Twigg and Stewart Dunkirk.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A head kick misses from Newcomer.
Newcomer lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.

It looks like Dag Luther has been cut.
Newcomer takes a swing at Luther's ribcage but misses.
Luther blocks a leg kick.
Luther checks a leg kick.
A punch combination from Newcomer misses.

Luther closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Newcomer to the mat! Newcomer manages to get full guard.
Luther pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Newcomer is keeping the position for now.
Luther is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Luther postures up as if he's going to throw some strikes but drops back for an ankle! Newcomer is in big trouble! He looks ready to tap! But no, he's escaped and dives on top of Luther, into his guard.

Luther looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Luther manages to land a sweep and now he's in mount on top!
Luther content just to control the position here.

Luther stands up from mount. Strange move.

Luther drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luther passes easily into side control. Nice work.

Newcomer throws his opponent off and manages to get back to his feet! Nicely done!
Newcomer throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Newcomer missing with a left hand there. Luther was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nic Newcomer seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Newcomer pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Newcomer fails in his attempt to clinch.
Newcomer fails in his attempt to clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Luther shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Newcomer wants to stand but Luther is controlling the position.
Luther looking to pass the guard.
Luther sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Newcomer's guard.

Luther is trying to work for a kimura. He's got his hands clasped together - this could be trouble! No, Newcomer has managed to free his arm - good work.
Newcomer knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Luther on the ground.
Luther is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Luther looks gassed!
Newcomer is trying to escape the mount but Luther keeps good control and instead manages to take Newcomer's back.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Newcomer is trying to get back to his feet but he's not managed it yet.
Newcomer prevents Luther from getting a body triangle.

Luther is working for the choke. I would put my money on him to finish from this position. He's rolled onto his back and has dragged Newcomer with him. Newcomer is trying to defend but Luther has an arm under the chin now! Newcomer grimaces and is forced to tap out!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:34 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Dag Luther!
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A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
45%

 

Event: IGR 41 - Norris vs. Thompson     
Date:   Nov 08, 2009

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Dag Luther and Benny Paul. Benny Paul has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Dag Luther's chin.

190 cm
19
200 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
182 cm
20
205 lbs
5 - 4 - 0
Good takedowns
Counter striker
Experienced
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Knockout power

Syndicate Drugs

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducting the fighter to my left.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 5 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Benny Paul!
The judges for this bout are George Francis, Frank Dennis and Wesley Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Paul shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Paul trying to control from half guard but Luther is working away.
Luther tries to roll over but Paul keeps him under control.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
Luther is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Paul's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Paul's back!
Luther tries to get the hooks in deep but Paul pushed the leg off.
Paul manages to reverse the position and now he's in Luther's guard. Nice work there by Paul.

Luther looking for a guillotine here but Paul defends easily.
Luther looking for a sweep. Not yet Luther, not yet.

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

Paul is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther has his hands on Paul's head, controlling the position.

Paul avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

Luther is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Luther is trying to control the position but Paul postures up.
Paul won't allow Luther to sweep him here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Paul throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Paul would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard.
Paul trying to control the position from guard on top but Luther is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Paul has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Luther is proving hard to escape from.
Paul postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Paul must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.

Well, the referee has seen enough. Neither fighter is active enough on the ground so he's stood them back up.

Luther gets caught flat footed, as Paul shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Paul passes into half guard.
Luther is breathing heavily.
Paul wants to free his trapped foot but Luther is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Paul sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Luther defending well though.
Paul trying to mount his opponent but Luther defends it.

Paul is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.

Luther looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paul sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Luther defending well though.

Luther looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Paul trying to pass the guard but Luther defending well.

The referee has ruled that neither fighter is active enough on the ground and has stood them back up.
Paul shoots for a takedown but Luther saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Luther misses with a takedown attempt

and Paul counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Paul throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Luther works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Luther is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Paul is looking to improve his position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Paul misses with some strikes from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Paul is refusing to be controlled, as Luther sits in half guard.
Paul flails away from the bottom but he's not doing any damage.
Paul trying to control here.
Paul works his way to full guard. Good work.
Luther tries to free his leg and advance position but Paul is retaining full guard.

Well, the referee has seen enough. Neither fighter is active enough on the ground so he's stood them back up.

Paul closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Paul lands in his opponent's guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Luther is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Luther preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Paul throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Paul throws out a loose jab but Luther uses good head movement to avoid it.

Luther shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Oh and he's advanced to full mount straight away.

Luther moves into side control, trying to work for a kimura. That looks painful! Will he finish!!?? No, Paul has worked his arm free - good work by Paul!

Luther tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Luther has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Paul gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Paul is trying to get back to full guard.
Luther trying to control the action but Paul is working from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paul is looking to improve his position.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.

Luther is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Paul doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Luther.
Luther passes to side control.
Paul is looking for a sweep.
Paul is working hard to escape and get back to his feet. After a battle for position, Luther asserts his dominance and retains side control.
Paul throws a couple of punches but he's in a bad position and they don't land.

Well, the referee has seen enough. Neither fighter is active enough on the ground so he's stood them back up.
Paul fails with the takedown
and Paul takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

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

and Luther counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.

Paul is defending against the submission attempts here by Luther.

Paul is looking to sinch up a gullotine here but Luther pulls his head out easily.
Paul is looking to control Luther's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Paul avoid being mounted?
Paul is not content to let Luther control the position.

Paul actively working from the bottom here.
Luther is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Paul!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Luther can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Paul is looking to escape.
Paul bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!

Luther is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Dag Luther overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Luther trying to control the position.
Luther wants to sweep but no luck.
Luther keeping moving, preventing Paul from controlling successfully.
Paul trying to stand up but can't free himself from Luther's guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Paul is looking to work some ground and pound but Luther has wrist control.

Paul avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Paul wants to control from the top but Luther keeps moving.
Luther keeping full guard, as Paul tries to pass.
Paul wanted to stand there but Luther had control of the position.
Luther preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Luther avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

Luther is active off his back here, looking for submissions.

Luther looking to try and escape his hips here, looking for a submission. It looks like he's going for a triangle but Paul is defending well. Luther quickly switches to an armbar and extends the arm! Paul has no choice but to tap, to a very quick submission! Wow, that was lightning fast! Luther celebrates on the cage, with the crowd.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Dag Luther!
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time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
47%

 

Event: IGR 29 - Mousasi vs. Sims     
Date:   Oct 04, 2009

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Dag Luther and fistina aguilera. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

190 cm
19
200 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
188 cm
18
215 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
Good takedowns
Counter striker
Experienced
Good wrestler
Counter striker
Intelligent

Lightning Fight Gear

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducting the fighter to my left.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, fistina aguilera!
The judges for this bout are George Francis, Tiny Johnson and Wesley Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
aguilera tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

Luther shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in full mount! That's better than Luther was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
aguilera is looking to improve his position but Luther isn't that keen on the idea.
aguilera is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Luther takes aguilera's back. Could be looking for a rear naked choke here - either way, aguilera is in trouble.

Luther has the hooks in and he's looking for a rear naked choke here. aguilera is defending well but eventually Luther manages to get an arm under the chin and he's locked on the RNC! aguilera has no choice but to tap now! He does! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Dag Luther!
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G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
57%

 

Event: IGR 20 - Hard Knocks     
Date:   Sep 09, 2009

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Dag Luther and Frank Castle. Castle has chosen In Time as his entrance music. Frank Castle has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Dag Luther's chin.

190 cm
19
200 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
188 cm
21
212 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
Good takedowns
Counter striker
Cuts easily
BJJ Purple Belt
Brawler
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducting the fighter to my left.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Frank Castle!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Tiny Johnson and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luther closes this distance looking for a takedown but Castle circles away.
Luther doesn't manage to clinch there - Castle circles away.

Castle instigates a clinch.
Luther tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Castle just stands there and leans against the cage.
Castle lands a nice knee to the body.
A body shot lands from Castle.
Castle lands a hook that snaps the head of Luther backwards.
Luther goes for a takedown in the clinch but Castle prevents it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Dag Luther. That's going to take a lot out of him.
with the fighters clinched against the cage, Castle creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Nice sprawl there from Castle as Luther shoots in.

Castle clinches up against the cage.
Nice elbow from Castle.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Luther drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Castle gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Luther is breathing heavily.
Luther is looking to control Castle's arms but Castle gets an underhook and turns him. Now Luther has his back to the cage.
Castle landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.

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

Castle looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Luther looking to hit a scissor sweep but Castle is one step ahead there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Castle would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard.
Castle is looking to work some ground and pound but Luther has wrist control.
Luther keeping moving, preventing Castle from controlling successfully.
Castle throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Luther works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Castle stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Luther swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Castle drops back, looking for a kneebar! Luther looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. Luther looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from Luther!
Castle misses with a strike from the bottom.
Castle is looking for a sweep.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Castle manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Castle wants to get back to his feet.
Castle wants to get back to full guard.
Castle is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Luther's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Luther's back!
Castle throwing damaging strikes from the back! Luther could be in trouble here!

Castle looking for the choke but no joy.

Castle patiently working for the choke. Which fighter will keep their nerve here?
Luther grimaces as he takes a shot to the body.

Castle is looking for the choke from the back position but Luther is controlling his hands well.

Castle has his hand under the chin of his opponent looking for the choke. He's nearly got it! This one could be all over! But no, Luther has freed his hand and lives to survive another… well, another couple of seconds at least!

Luther fending off the submission attempt from Castle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Castle trying to control momentarily.
Castle has the hooks in. Luther is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.
The crowd hopeful of a finish here - Castle's supporters are on their feet, screaming for him to go for the rear naked choke.

Castle is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Luther is defending well though. Castle let's go of the attempt for now.
Castle lands punches and elbows.
Castle tries to keep control of the position but Luther is staying busy.

Castle working for a choke but Luther is defending well.

Luther showing good submission defense here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Castle is trying to stick to Luther's back but Luther is turning into Castle. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Castle's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Luther.
Castle tries to land a sweep but no joy.

Castle is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Luther passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Castle gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Castle tries to strike from the bottom but it doesn't land.
Luther missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Castle gets full guard.
Castle utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Luther trying to control the position from guard on top but Castle is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Luther looking to pass the guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Castle moves in looking to clinch but Luther pushes him off.
A big right from Luther misses.
Luther is looking to clinch.
Castle wants to clinch up but Luther keeps it at a distance.

Luther closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Luther lands in his opponent's guard.

Castle looking for a guillotine here but Luther defends easily.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
Luther stands and throws Castle's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Castle on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Castle has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Castle is breathing heavily.
Castle is trying to improve his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Castle is trying to buck Luther off.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:27 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Americana). Dag Luther!
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G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: IGR 11 - Akiyama vs. Spade     
Date:   Aug 16, 2009

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Dag Luther and Touchstone Vick. Vick is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: New Divide. Touchstone Vick has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

190 cm
18
200 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
194 cm
18
205 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
Good takedowns
Counter striker
Cuts easily
BJJ White Belt
Basic striking
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducting the fighter to my left.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Touchstone Vick!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Alan Glass and Chris Downing.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Danga de danga de dang - Vick scores with a four punch combination!

Luther is rocked!

It looks like Dag Luther has been cut.
Luther throws a looping overhand right but Vick ducks down to avoid it.
Oh Luther is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Luther tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Vick swivels and escapes.
Luther swats away the attempt to clinch by Vick.
Luther seems to have got his legs back now.
Vick throws a right and a left that Luther avoids nicely.
Luther throws the left hand but Vick avoids the punch easily.
Nice takedown defense from Vick. No joy for Luther on that attempt.
Touchstone Vick seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Vick throws a left that rocks Luther and follows with a right that sends him tumbling to the canvas! Vick dives into side control, looking to finish! Can Luther regain composure!
Vick wants to stand but Luther has his arm trapped.
Luther manages to get back to half guard.
Luther tries to get to full guard but Vick has control of the leg.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther trying to hold on to Vick's head to control him but Vick postures up.
Luther is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Vick's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Vick's back!
Luther thows a huge left but connects with the canvas and not his opponent.

Luther has got one arm under Vick's chin. This could be trouble... Vick trying to control the other hand but Luther gets it free and sqeezes tight - just a matter of time now! Yep, Vick has tapped out! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Dag Luther!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
57%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jul 25, 2009

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Dag Luther and Shawn Carlson. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

190 cm
18
200 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
185 cm
21
205 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
Good takedowns
Counter striker
Cuts easily
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Likes ground

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducting the fighter to my left.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Shawn Carlson!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, Chris Downing and Frank Dennis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice sprawl there from Luther as Carlson shoots in.

Carlson has taken the fight to the clinch.

Luther gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
The fighters are battling for position here. Carlson manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Carlson is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Luther trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

Luther drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Luther jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Carlson wants to sweep but no luck.
Luther passes into half guard.
Carlson wants to improve his position but Luther is controlling well.
Carlson trying to hold on to Luther's head to control him but Luther postures up.

Luther is working for a kimura but Carlson is defending it quite comfortably.
Luther scoring with strikes to the body and head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Carlson is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Luther's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Luther's back!
Carlson missing with punches from the back.

Carlson is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Luther is defending well though. Carlson let's go of the attempt for now.
Carlson is trying to stick to Luther's back but Luther is turning into Carlson. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Carlson's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Luther.
Luther trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

Luther drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Luther jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Luther is breathing heavily.
Carlson pulls Luther in close to prevent any damage.
Carlson working a defensive guard here.

Carlson has his foot on Luther's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Luther works his way back into a safe position though.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Carlson is on top in guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

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

Luther working for a triangle but Carlson defends it easily.
Carlson trying to stand up but can't free himself from Luther's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Carlson drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Carlson jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Carlson looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Luther keeping moving, preventing Carlson from controlling successfully.
Carlson must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Luther working a defensive guard here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Carlson stands up from guard. Let's bang!
Carlson throws a one two combo.

It looks like Dag Luther has been cut.
Luther avoids a punch combination nicely.
Luther misses with a jab, cross combination.
Carlson shoots in looking for a takedown. Luther tries to sprawl out of it but Carlson keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Luther manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Luther with a lazy takedown attempt
and Carlson counters with a left and a right that stings Luther.
Carlson scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Carlson stuffs the takedown.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Luther is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Carlson shoots in but doesn't get the takedown

and Luther counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Dag Luther has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Shawn Carlson.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Luther trying to control but Carlson is working from the bottom.
Luther landing with the ground and pound.
Carlson can't keep his opponent in guard - Luther advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Carlson wants to get back to his feet.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.

Luther seems to be working for a kimura but Carlson defends the submission attempt.
Carlson wants to control but Luther is keeping busy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dag Luther dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Dag Luther'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.



Luther gets caught flat footed, as Carlson shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.

Carlson drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Carlson jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Carlson trying to control but Luther is working from the bottom.

Luther is looking for a triangle but Carlson pushes his legs off easily.
Carlson working some strikes from top position.
Luther keeping full guard, as Carlson tries to pass.
Carlson wants to control from the top but Luther keeps moving.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Luther keeping full guard, as Carlson tries to pass.
Carlson working some strikes from top position.
Carlson wants to pass the guard but Luther is keeping the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Carlson tries to stand but Luther is controlling from the bottom.
Luther keeping full guard, as Carlson tries to pass.
Carlson cracks Luther with a solid left hand.
Carlson distracts Luther with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Luther 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.
Carlson wanted to stand there but Luther had control of the position.

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

Luther is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Luther looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Luther is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Luther is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luther wants to control but Carlson is keeping him busy.

Luther is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Carlson doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Luther.
Luther works his way into full mount!

Luther jumps to side control looking for an arm triangle but Carlson manages to avoid the submission attempt.
Luther trying to control the position but Carlson is working away.
Carlson gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Carlson is holding on to half guard well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Carlson is trying to get back to full guard.
Carlson is trying to control but can't.
Carlson gets back to full guard.
Luther won't allow Carlson to get back to his feet.
Luther pushing down on Carlson's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

Luther seems to be looking for submissions.

Luther seems like he's working for an arm triangle here. He's freed his trapped foot and he's rotating nicely. Carlson is in big trouble! He's tapping out! This one is aaaaaaaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:53 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Arm Triangle). Dag Luther!
S C
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G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
59%

 

Event: IGR Sunday Night Fights     
Date:   Jul 19, 2009

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Dag Luther and Angel Molina. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

190 cm
18
200 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
190 cm
22
220 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
Good takedowns
Counter striker
Cuts easily
BJJ Purple Belt
Counter striker
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducting the fighter to my left.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Angel Molina!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, Daniel Franklin and Gwen Towbar.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luther looks for a takedown but Molina sprawls well.
Luther changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Molina tries to avoid it but Luther manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Molina to the ground. Molina escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.

Molina closes the distance and clinches.
Luther fails to pull guard.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Dag Luther. That's going to take a lot out of him.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.

Molina breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Luther fails to land the takedown.
Molina moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Molina fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Luther fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Luther takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Luther throws a right hand that misses

and Molina counters with a takedown into full mount! That could mean trouble for Luther!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Molina looks like he's working for a submission but he's not found anything just yet.
Molina misses with a series of strikes from mount. He'll no doubt be working on his ground and pound when he gets back to the gym.

Molina with some aggressive grappling here. He's looking for submissions here, rather than waiting for the opportunity to counter.
Luther has given up his back.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Luther breaks Molina's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
Luther is looking to advance position but Molina has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!

Molina jumps to the side looking to secure the arm triangle…. Ooooh, that looks tight… Luther is gargling but he's managed to escape! Nice work there by Luther and Molina has given up the dominant position trying to land that submission.
Luther sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.

Luther actively working from the bottom here.
Luther is breathing heavily.
Molina passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Luther!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Molina looking to control but Luther is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Molina throwing strikes here but Luther is writhing around nicely and avoiding any serious damage.
Luther tries to get back to half guard but can't.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Molina working for a guillotine from mount but Luther is in no mood to give up.
Luther is trying to escape the mount.

Molina is thinking about an arm triangle here, looking to tighten it up before moving to side control. Luther can see it coming though and defends well with a couple of strikes to the head and some good arm positioning.
Luther slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Luther wants to control but Molina is keeping busy and won't allow it.

Molina is trying to work for a kimura. He's got his hands clasped together - this could be trouble! No, Luther has managed to free his arm - good work.

Molina looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Molina wants to pass to mount but Luther is defending the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.

Molina is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Molina drops an elbow to the side of Luther's head.

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

Molina is looking for a kimura but Luther is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Molina to get the leverage.
Molina not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Luther works his way to full guard. Good work.
Molina forces his way into half guard.
Molina works his foot free and advances to mount.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Angel Molina dominated that round.
That's time! Luther's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Luther misses with a takedown attempt
and Molina counters with a leg kick.

Luther tries to keep at a distance but Molina has taken the fight into the clinch.
Molina is pressed up against the cage. Luther has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Molina down to the mat. Molina avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Luther throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped

and Molina holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Luther tries to score a body lock takedown but Molina shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Dag Luther. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Luther pulls guard successfully.
Luther 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.
Molina looking to pass the guard.
Molina trying to control the position from guard on top but Luther is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Molina avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther keeping full guard, as Molina tries to pass.
Molina is breathing heavily.
Molina wants to control from the top but Luther keeps moving.

Luther escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Molina gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Molina preventing the sweep.
Molina trying to control the position from guard on top but Luther is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Molina pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Luther is keeping the position for now.
Luther manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Molina manages to get himself to full guard.

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

Molina looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!

Molina throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Luther has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Molina manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Luther manages to get himself to full guard.

Molina drops back looking for a leg! Luther is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Luther manages to kick Molina off! Molina jumps back into Luther's guard.
Molina trying to control the position from guard on top but Luther is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Molina is pushing down on Luther's leg trying to pass to half guard. Luther is fighting to maintain full guard but Molina has managed to sneak the leg through.
Molina tries to pass to full mount but Luther defends it.

Molina is working for a submission of some sort.
Luther is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Molina scores with a couple of nice shots.

Molina is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Luther moves into full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Molina passes into half guard.

Molina is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Luther doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Molina.
Molina passes the guard and advances to mount!

Molina moves into side control, trying to work for a kimura. That looks painful! Will he finish!!?? No, Luther has worked his arm free - good work by Luther!

Molina tries for a kimura but Luther is defending well.

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

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Molina tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Molina has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Luther tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Molina wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

Molina tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Luther is looking to reverse the position.

Molina tries for a kimura but Luther is defending well.
Molina throws an elbow but Luther slips to the side and avoids it well.

Molina tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Angel Molina 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. And we move into the final round!


Molina cracks Luther with a right hand to the side of the head.
Luther shoots and misses

and Molina moves into the clinch.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Luther pulls Molina into guard.
Molina wants to control from the top but Luther keeps moving.
Molina wants to pass the guard but Luther is keeping the position.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Molina wants to pass the guard but Luther is keeping the position.
Molina trying to control but Luther is working from the bottom.

Neither fighter is doing enough for the referee's liking and he's decided to stand them back up.
Molina just misses with a punch to the body.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Molina.
Luther tries to grapple but his opponent circles

and Molina counters with a takedown into full mount! That could mean trouble for Luther!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Molina takes Luther's back. Could be looking for a rear naked choke here - either way, Luther is in trouble.
Molina is hanging on to Luther's back as he tries to escape.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:56 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Angel Molina!
S C
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G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
77%

 

Event: First Contact     
Date:   May 16, 2009

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Quack Smack and Dag Luther. Quack Smack looks tired to me. Hopefully he has got enough gas left in the tank to put in a good performance.

195 cm
18
205 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
190 cm
18
200 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Good chin
Good takedowns
Counter striker
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducting the fighter to my left.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Quack Smack!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Dag Luther!
The judges for this bout are Gwen Towbar, Chris Downing and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Smack is looking to clinch but Luther is avoiding it.
Jeez, both these guys look absolutely knackered already, that's not a good sign!
Smack will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Smack tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Luther swivels and escapes.
Luther with a poor takedown

and Smack counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.

Luther is looking to sinch up a gullotine here but Smack pulls his head out easily.
Smack takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.

It looks like Dag Luther has been cut.
Luther is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Smack scores with a couple of nice shots.
Smack takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Luther is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Smack tries to pass to full mount but Luther defends it.
Luther tries to roll over but Smack keeps him under control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Luther wants to control but Smack is keeping busy.
Smack is tying to control. Luther wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Luther shoots in but no luck this time.

Smack shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in full mount! That's better than Smack was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Smack is landing with some decent strikes but Luther is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
Smack postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Luther looks a forlorn figure.

Luther is rocked!

That has opened up Dag Luther's cut even more.
Smack throws an elbow from mount that misses. Lucky escape for Luther because Smack loaded up on that one.
Luther is still on wobbly legs! Can Smack finish him?

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luther is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Luther seems to have recovered his senses.
Smack avoids the attempt from Luther to control.
Luther is working to get back to half guard.
Smack throws an elbow from mount that misses. Lucky escape for Luther because Smack loaded up on that one.
Smack throwing shots from mount but they're not landing.
Smack tries to control but Luther wriggling away.
Smack looking to control and managing it successfully.
Smack trying to control but Luther is having none of it.
Smack 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.
Luther wants to control but Smack is having none of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Smack looking to finish with strikes here!
Luther manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Smack takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Luther is looking to improve his position.
Luther keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.

Luther looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Smack keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Luther is controlling Smack's trapped leg to prevent Smack from advancing to side control.

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.
Luther is trying to control but can't.
Luther avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Smack.
Luther wants to get back to full guard.

The referee has ruled that neither fighter is active enough on the ground and has stood them back up.
A head kick misses from Smack.
Smack throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Smack doesn't succeed with the takedown

and Luther counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Luther.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Quack Smack. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Smack looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Smack pushes Luther off and gets back to his feet.
Smack scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Quack Smack dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Dag Luther's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!



Smack closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Smack lands in his opponent's guard.
Luther keeping moving, preventing Smack from controlling successfully.
Quack Smack overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Luther working a defensive guard here.
Luther wants to sweep here but Smack controlling him for the moment.
Luther trying to control the position.
Luther is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Luther is working for a submission of some sort.
Smack works his way to full guard. Good work.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Luther trying to control the position from guard on top but Smack is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Luther looking to pass the guard.
Luther pushing down on Smack's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Smack is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Smack is trying to maintain the position but Luther is very close to passing his half guard.

Luther is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.

Well, the referee has seen enough. Neither fighter is active enough on the ground so he's stood them back up.

Smack closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Luther is controlling Smack's trapped leg to prevent Smack from advancing to side control.
Smack seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Luther does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Smack not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Luther wants to control the action here but instead Smack manages to pass to full mount!
Luther is wriggling around trying to escape.
The crowd growing excited in anticipation of a finish here! Right on cue, Smack cracks his opponent with a massive right hand that draws loud cheers!
Luther can't escape the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Smack controlling from the full mount.
Smack can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Luther is looking to escape.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Smack postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Luther looks a forlorn figure.
Smack controlling the pace for now.
Luther really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Luther is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Luther sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Luther keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Luther moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Luther keeping full guard, as Smack tries to pass.
Smack with a flurry of punches that miss.
Smack looking to sit in guard and control but Luther gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Smack wants to sweep here but Luther controlling him for the moment.
Smack is working hard here to advance position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Quack Smack dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Dag Luther's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!



Smack moves into range and clinches up with Luther.
Smack goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Smack tries to pull guard but Luther won't allow it.

Luther has dropped down and is working for a takedown. Smack is trying to keep an underhook but Luther manages to get the takedown into half guard.
Smack tries to get to full guard but Luther has control of the leg.

Luther is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Smack keeps control of the position for the meantime.
Smack punching from the bottom.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Still in half guard, Luther seems content to control.
Luther wants to pass to mount but Smack is defending the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Luther is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Luther wants to pass the guard but Smack is defending well.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Luther in particular looking to stall.
Smack is looking to improve his position.
Luther wants to free his trapped foot but Smack is holding on for dear life with his legs.

It looks like we're going to have a standup here. Neither fight is doing enough on the ground.
Smack clinches but Luther breaks the clinch

and Luther counters with a takedown into side control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Luther wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Smack, who protects the arm well.
Smack can't do much from the bottom here.
Luther blocks the strikes from Smack.
Smack prevents Luther from moving into mount.
Luther blocks the strikes from Smack.
Luther trying to control the position but Smack is working away.
Smack tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Luther is looking to take a break and control but Smack is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

Neither fighter is doing enough for the referee's liking and he's decided to stand them back up.
Smack throws a head kick but Luther moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Smack looking to land some kicks to the body here.

Smack shoots in and bounces Luther off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Smack is sitting in close to Luther's body. Luther has gone for a guillotine from the bottom. Oh damn, that looks pretty tight! Smack is panicking - it looks like this one could be all over! Yes, Smack is tapping! That was a very nice submission by Luther.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:43 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Dag Luther!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
73%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Apr 21, 2009

Coming up we have a light heavyweight bout between Dag Luther and M mm. We have two fighters making their debuts here, so let's see who comes out of this one with their first professional victory.

190 cm
18
200 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
190 cm
22
215 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
Good takedowns
Counter striker
Cuts easily
BJJ Purple Belt
Basic striking
Inexperienced

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducting the fighter to my left.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Dag Luther!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, M mm!
The judges for this bout are Tiny Johnson, Alan Glass and Frank Dennis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Luther looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? mm is fending him off so far but Luther persists. Nope, mm circles away and we're back to standing.

mm has closed the distance and engaged Luther in a clinch.
mm controlling the action here for a moment.

mm escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Luther is looking to clinch but mm is avoiding it.

mm drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
mm trying to control but Luther is working from the bottom.
Luther looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
mm trying to control but Luther is working from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
mm slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Luther keeping full guard, as mm tries to pass.
Luther wants to sweep here but mm controlling him for the moment.

Luther looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Luther is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.

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

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Luther keeping full guard, as mm tries to pass.
mm thows a big elbow that misses.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

The referee has ruled that neither fighter is active enough on the ground and has stood them back up.

Excellent takedown into side control there by mm.
You can see the frustration on Luther's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
mm landing a few strikes.
Luther is trying to work for a sweep but mm has mounted him!
mm throws some wild stikes that Luther manages to avoid easily.
Luther gets back to half guard.
Luther gets full guard.
mm has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

mm wants to stand up, so he's looking to wriggle free of Luther's closed guard. He's half up but Luther has locked on to an arm! Uh oh! Luther pivots and extends the arm, mm falls face first to the mat and taps??... does he?? YES! He's tapping! Excellent counter grappling there by Luther! Well done that man!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:01 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Dag Luther!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
44%

 

 
 
 
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