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Event: AMS FC 79 Prelims     
Date:   Nov 12, 2014

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Kevin Huang and Gianni Visnadi. Huang comes to the cage accompanied by Nelly - The Champ. Visnadi has chosen Blind by Korn as his entrance music. The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

170 cm
25
158 lbs
9 - 11 - 0
184 cm
26
157 lbs
9 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Basic striking
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Good kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kevin Huang!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
The judges for this bout are Nard Betker, Paulsen Ambrosius and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Visnadi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

Huang shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Visnadi's guard.
Visnadi working a defensive guard here.
We've been hearing good reports from Huang's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Visnadi tries to strike from the bottom.
Huang won't allow Visnadi to sweep him here.

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

Visnadi missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Visnadi must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Huang is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Huang not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Huang is really struggling to control Visnadi but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Huang has momentary wrist control but Visnadi slips an elbow through the middle.

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

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Kevin Huang!
After winning the bout, Kevin Huang thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: AMS FC 74     
Date:   Oct 12, 2014

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Pavel Galati and Gianni Visnadi. Galati comes to the cage accompanied by Anarchy in the UK. Visnadi has chosen Blind by Korn as his entrance music. Gianni Visnadi has the eye of the tiger tonight.

176 cm
24
150 lbs
5 - 8 - 0
184 cm
25
157 lbs
8 - 9 - 0
Good takedowns
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Good kicks
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Pavel Galati!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Aafke Stam and Radbod Blank.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Galati has managed to clinch.
Visnadi has Galati pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Galati manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Visnadi has Galati pressed against the cage, preventing Galati from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Galati is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Visnadi wants a takedown.
Galati controlling the action here for a moment.

Visnadi jumps guard and drags Galati to the mat. He's obviously going to be looking for submissions off his back.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Galati trying to control the position from guard on top but Visnadi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Galati tries to free his leg and advance position but Visnadi is retaining full guard.
Visnadi keeping moving, preventing Galati from controlling successfully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Galati won't allow Visnadi to sweep him here.
Galati content to stall in guard here.
Visnadi is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Galati is looking to advance position but Visnadi has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!

Galati is trying desperately to improve position.
Visnadi avoids the attempt from Galati to control.
Visnadi throwing strikes here but Galati is writhing around nicely and avoiding any serious damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Galati defends a decent attempt at a guillotine from Visnadi.
Galati 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.

Galati is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Visnadi pulls his head out easily.
Galati gets back to full guard.
Visnadi passes easily into side control. Nice work.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Visnadi is trying to get an arm triangle but Galati is defending well.
Galati defending against the ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Visnadi is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Galati has escaped the position, nice work there.
Galati is looking for a sweep.
Galati can't do much from the bottom here.
Visnadi looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Galati is avoiding damage well.

Visnadi looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Galati struggling a bit here.
Galati sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Galati wants to control but Visnadi is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Galati gets back to full guard.
Galati working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Visnadi.

Galati is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Visnadi wants to pass the guard but Galati is keeping the position.
Galati trying to keep a closed guard but Visnadi is proving a slippery customer.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Galati looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Visnadi takes the fight into the clinch.

Galati manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Galati controls Visnadi momentarily but Visnadi frees himself.
Galati is really struggling to control Visnadi but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Visnadi has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Galati trying to strike from the bottom but really, it's not the best position to be doing that from!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Visnadi sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Galati's guard.
Galati is doing well to control the position and prevent Visnadi from advancing to side control.
Visnadi thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Galati's head.

Galati looking for submissions off his back.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Galati has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Visnadi is working away from the top position though.
Gianni Visnadi has got the better of the ground game so far.
Galati moves into full guard.

Galati has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Visnadi can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.

Visnadi avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Visnadi controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Visnadi forces his way into half guard.
Visnadi lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.

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

Visnadi wants to work for an arm triangle but Galati is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Visnadi is looking to advance position but Galati won't allow it.
Visnadi thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Galati is refusing to be controlled, as Visnadi sits in half guard.
Galati has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Visnadi is working away from the top position though.
Well, if Visnadi 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.
Visnadi is thwarting Galati's attempts to control the position.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Galati throws a left and a right that both miss

and Visnadi counters by clinching up.
Galati working hard to break the clinch.

Visnadi pulls guard effortlessly.
Galati trying to control the position from guard on top but Visnadi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Galati lands a couple of digs.
Galati looking to pass the guard.
Visnadi has a closed guard, preventing Galati from standing up.

Visnadi throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Galati trying to control but Visnadi is working from the bottom.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gianni Visnadi showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!



Visnadi tries to keep at a distance but Galati has taken the fight into the clinch.

Galati turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
You can see the frustration on Visnadi's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Visnadi felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.

Galati is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Visnadi has escaped the position, nice work there.
Visnadi is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Galati is looking to take a break and control but Visnadi is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Galati is pausing for a moment. What's he doing? It looks like he's clearing his nose. Oh dude! He's shot a load of snot all down Visnadi's shoulder. That is not cool.
Galati misses with the ground and pound.

Galati goes for an armbar here - this could be all over! But no, Visnadi has escaped beautifully and is now on top in side control! Oh, that's unlucky for Galati but great work by Visnadi.

Visnadi is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Galati is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Galati is trying to control Visnadi's posture but Visnadi avoids it.
Galati manages to work his way to half guard, despite Visnadi's best efforts.

Visnadi is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Galati defends it well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Galati misses with some strikes from the bottom.
Visnadi is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Galati tries to roll over but Visnadi keeps him under control.
Galati is working hard here to advance position.
Galati throws a strike from the bottom that misses.

Galati is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Visnadi pulls his head out easily.

Galati looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Galati trying to control from the bottom.

Galati looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Galati wants to control but Visnadi is keeping busy.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Pavel Galati has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Galati looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A nice combination there by Galati.
Gianni Visnadi is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

Galati rushes Visnadi and presses him up against the cage.

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

Galati gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Visnadi to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Visnadi trying to control the position from guard on top but Galati is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Galati is looking for a triangle but Visnadi pushes his legs off easily.
Visnadi is pushing down on Galati's leg trying to pass to half guard. Galati is fighting to maintain full guard but Visnadi has managed to sneak the leg through.
Galati is refusing to be controlled, as Visnadi sits in half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Galati actively working from the bottom here.
Galati slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

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 Pavel Galati.
I think Visnadi has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight 28:29
Judge Aafke Stam scores the fight 28:29
Judge Radbod Blank scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Gianni Visnadi!

During a confident post fight interview, Gianni Visnadi thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: AMS FC 69     
Date:   Sep 10, 2014

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Jock Sleed and Gianni Visnadi. Sleed comes to the cage accompanied by I'm An Individual. Visnadi has chosen Blind by Korn as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

166 cm
25
159 lbs
10 - 5 - 0
184 cm
25
157 lbs
8 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Good kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Jock Sleed!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Blasius, Aafke Stam and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Visnadi on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Visnadi throws a sloppy head kick and Sleed moves out of range easily.
Sleed defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Visnadi.
Visnadi takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Sleed stuffs the takedown attempt from Visnadi. Visnadi gets slowly back to his feet.
Sleed avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
A right-left combo lands from Sleed.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Sleed as he avoids it easily.
Jock Sleed has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Gianni Visnadi.
Visnadi tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Gianni Visnadi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Visnadi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sleed.
Visnadi lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Visnadi showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Sleed.
Visnadi shoots in looking for a takedown. Sleed tries to sprawl out of it but Visnadi keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Sleed manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sleed wants to slow Visnadi down by chopping away at his legs.
Visnadi slips a jab from Sleed.
Sleed thows a leg kick but Visnadi checks it
and Visnadi counters with a big head kick but Sleed shrugs it off.
Sleed misses with a body shot.
Visnadi misses with a takedown
and Sleed counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Sleed looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Sleed comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
The fight stays on the outside here - Visnadi looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Visnadi tries to clinch but Sleed moves away
and Sleed counters with a left and a right that stings Visnadi.

It looks like Gianni Visnadi has been cut.
Visnadi tries for a takedown but Sleed circles away easily
and Sleed connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sleed throws a hook but Visnadi blocks it.
Visnadi loads up on a big right hand but Sleed slips the punch.
Sleed misses with a looping right.
Sleed connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Visnadi momentarily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sleed. Visnadi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jock Sleed is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Visnadi tries to close the distance and clinch up but Sleed swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Visnadi tries to clinch
and Sleed counters with a straight right hand.
Sleed misses with a looping right.
Visnadi staying out of range there.
Visnadi looks to score with a jab to the body but Sleed is just out of range.
Sleed scores with a jab to the body.
Sleed throws a leg kick which misses Visnadi's front leg but catches the back leg as Visnadi tries to avoid it.
Visnadi tries to clinch up
and Sleed counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Sleed counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Sleed lands a nice hook to Visnadi's body. Visnadi takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Visnadi scores with a nice head shot.
Sleed moves out of range of the body kick from Visnadi.
Visnadi feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Sleed's calf.
Sleed scores with a three punch combo!
Sleed looks to throw the jab but Visnadi is out of range.
Visnadi fails with the takedown
and Sleed counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Sleed but Sleed pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Visnadi tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Sleed counters with a right hand to the body.
Visnadi slips under a jab.
Sleed tries a low kick but Visnadi avoids it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Visnadi tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Sleed paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Sleed lands with a right hand.

Visnadi drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.

Visnadi is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Sleed has escaped the position, nice work there.
Sleed can't do much from the bottom here.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jock Sleed dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Gianni Visnadi's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Sleed scores with a jab to the head.
Visnadi keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Visnadi checks the leg kick.
Visnadi wants to clinch.
Visnadi looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Sleed. Visnadi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sleed with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Visnadi walks into a jab.
Sleed uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Visnadi has time to react.
Sleed fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Visnadi looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Visnadi tries to close the distance and clinch but Sleed swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Visnadi tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Sleed manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Visnadi pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Sleed throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sleed wants to land a leg kick but Visnadi is out of range.
Sleed throws a body punch but Visnadi moves out of range.
Sleed looks to land a right hand but Visnadi moved out of range.
Visnadi throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
A big left from Sleed misses.
Sleed scores with a hook to the body. Visnadi takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Sleed throws a jab when Visnadi was well out of range.
Visnadi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Sleed scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Gianni Visnadi is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Visnadi moves in looking to clinch but Sleed pushes him off.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sleed ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Visnadi moves away.
A big right from Sleed misses.
Visnadi is looking to clinch but Sleed is avoiding it.
Visnadi tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Sleed counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sleed missing with a left hand there. Visnadi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Visnadi tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Visnadi slips a jab from Sleed.
Sleed cracks Visnadi with a right hand to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Visnadi tries to clinch but Sleed moves away
and Sleed counters with a stiff right hand.
Sleed swings for the body but Visnadi moves out of range.
Sleed throws a looping overhand right but Visnadi ducks down to avoid it.

Visnadi shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Sleed keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sleed keeps control of the position for the meantime.
Sleed wants to get back to full guard but Visnadi has passed into side control.
Visnadi remains in side control and seems content to stay there. It's a versatile position from which he can work both strikes and submissions, whilst maintaining that control, so maybe he'll sit here for a while.
Visnadi misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
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.
Sleed tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Visnadi postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
You can see the frustration on Sleed's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Sleed tries to get back to half guard but can't.

Visnadi stands up and we're back to a striking position.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Visnadi throws a head kick but Sleed moves out of range.
Jock Sleed is winning the standup battle so far.
Sleed swings for the body but Visnadi moves out of range.
Sleed throws a body punch but Visnadi moves out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jock Sleed dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Gianni Visnadi's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Sleed throws a series of strikes that have Visnadi backpedaling.
Visnadi fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Sleed misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Visnadi.
Sleed avoids the head kick by Visnadi.
Sleed misses with a looping right.
Sleed leaves Visnadi with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Visnadi fails in his attempt to clinch.
Sleed lands a body shot.
Visnadi fails in his attempt to clinch.
Visnadi fails with the takedown.
Jock Sleed has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Gianni Visnadi.
Sleed scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sleed leaves Visnadi with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Sleed connects with a body shot that sends Visnadi's belly button to the back.
Sloppy strikes from Sleed. Those never looked like landing.
Visnadi blocks a leg kick.
Visnadi 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.
Sleed thuds his right hand into Visnadi's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Sleed throws a low kick but Visnadi avoids it.
Sleed scores with the left hand. Visnadi knows he should have avoided that one.
Sleed throws an overhand right that lands on Visnadi's shoulder, as Visnadi tries to avoid the shot.
Visnadi ducks under a wild hook from Sleed.
Sleed throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Visnadi drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fight stays on the outside here - Visnadi looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Sleed stuffs the takedown.
Sleed misses with a looping left.
Sleed misses the shot to the body.

Visnadi closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Sleed did well to prevent Visnadi getting side control.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sleed keeps control of the position for the meantime.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Visnadi is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Sleed sees it coming and defends easily.
Sleed might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Sleed gets full guard.
Sleed controlling Visnadi's posture.
Visnadi throws a big right hand that misses.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Visnadi accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Sleed looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Jock Sleed is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Visnadi cracks Sleed with a solid left hand.
Gianni Visnadi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sleed utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Sleed manages to land a sweep and now he's in mount on top!
Visnadi is in all sorts of trouble here.
Sleed controlling his opponent.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jock Sleed showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Sleed, 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 Daniel Blasius scores the fight 30:27
Judge Aafke Stam scores the fight 30:27
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jock Sleed!

Jock Sleed spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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pop
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manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
62%

 

Event: AMS FC 63     
Date:   Aug 10, 2014

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between David Brent and Gianni Visnadi. Brent kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is David Brent - 'Life on the Road'. Visnadi is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Blind by Korn. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

168 cm
23
148 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
184 cm
25
157 lbs
8 - 7 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Good kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, David Brent!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Radbod Blank and Paulsen Ambrosius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Visnadi moves out of range of the strikes.
We've been hearing reports that Brent has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Brent scores with a crisp jab that stopped Visnadi in his tracks.
Visnadi misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Visnadi tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Brent moves out of range of the body kick.
Brent fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Visnadi manages to avoid it.
Brent scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

Visnadi closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Brent quickly recovers to half guard.
Visnadi throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Visnadi is looking to advance position but Brent won't allow it.
Brent is staying active underneath Visnadi, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Visnadi trying to control the pace.

That's one minute gone in the round.
It looks like Visnadi is going to stand back up.
Brent gets full guard.
Visnadi throws a big elbow that misses.
Brent is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Visnadi trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Brent holds on and takes a little breather.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

The referee has ruled that neither fighter is active enough on the ground and has stood them back up.
Visnadi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Brent missing with a left hand there. Visnadi was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Visnadi lands a nice looking kick to the body. Brent takes a step back to recover.
Visnadi jabs at Brent's body.
Visnadi lands a leg kick that knocks Brent off balance momentarily.
Visnadi bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Brent avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Visnadi lands a nice looking kick to the body. Brent takes a step back to recover.
Visnadi fakes the leg kick and cracks Brent in the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi connects with a high kick.
Visnadi throws a head kick that Brent semi-blocks.
Visnadi tries to clinch there but Brent circles away.
Visnadi missing with a left hand there. Brent was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Visnadi tries to land a front kick but Brent steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
A solid body kick from Visnadi.

Brent looking to score a takedown here. Visnadi is defending well but Brent drives through and ends up in Visnadi's guard.
Visnadi is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Brent 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.
Brent postures up in Visnadi's guard and throws a big left but Visnadi blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi wants to sweep but no luck.
Brent connects with a couple of short punches.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brent working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Visnadi's head.
Brent stays in close to Visnadi's body and controls the position.
Visnadi keeping moving, preventing Brent from controlling successfully.
Brent is really struggling to control Visnadi but he's trying to hold on to the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Visnadi wants to sweep but no luck.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Brent makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Brent trying to control the position from guard on top but Visnadi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Brent throwing strikes but missing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Gianni Visnadi will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Visnadi is trying hard to land a takedown here. Brent sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Visnadi throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Brent's head.
Visnadi misses with a low kick.
Visnadi throws a leg kick but Brent checks it.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Brent as he avoids it easily.
Visnadi throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Visnadi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Brent.
Visnadi connects with a high kick.
Visnadi moves out of range of the strikes.
Visnadi tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Visnadi takes one to the chin there.
Gianni Visnadi seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Brent misses with a jab to the body
and Visnadi counters with a one-two to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brent's corner calls for a 1-2. Brent obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Brent throws a body shot but no joy.
Visnadi fails to land the takedown.
David Brent has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Gianni Visnadi.
Visnadi misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Gianni Visnadi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Visnadi is defended easily by Brent.
Visnadi throws a combination that misses

so Brent counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Brent postures up in Visnadi's guard and throws a big left but Visnadi blocks it.
Visnadi keeping moving, preventing Brent from controlling successfully.
Visnadi is trying to keep Brent in close.
Brent distracts Visnadi with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Visnadi is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Brent wants to control from the top but Visnadi keeps moving.
Visnadi can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Brent controls the pace.
Brent is looking to work some ground and pound but Visnadi has wrist control.
Visnadi managing to control the position.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Brent shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Visnadi defends it nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi tries a head kick but it misses.
Visnadi needs to keep his hands up - Brent had a free shot at his head there.
Brent lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Visnadi circles away quickly and effectively.
Gianni Visnadi is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
A cross from Brent lands.
Visnadi throws a head kick that misses.
Brent shoots in for a takedown but Visnadi shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Visnadi lands with a slapping head kick.
Brent lands with a good body shot.
Visnadi looks for the body kick but Brent saw that one coming.
Nice sprawl there from Visnadi as Brent shoots in.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Visnadi scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
Visnadi wants to stand up but Brent is controlling the position.
Visnadi thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Brent might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Visnadi stalling away here and it's allowed Brent to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Visnadi trying to control the position from guard on top but Brent is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Visnadi trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
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 David Brent 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. And we move into the final round!


Brent listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Visnadi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Brent sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Visnadi misses with a takedown attempt - Brent sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Visnadi looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Visnadi throws a sloppy head kick and Brent moves out of range easily.
Visnadi fails to land the takedown.
Visnadi throws a head kick but Brent moves out of range.
Brent avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Visnadi pushes Brent away with a front kick.
Visnadi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Brent moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brent loads up on a big right hand but Visnadi slips the punch.
Visnadi smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Brent has a takedown stuffed.
Brent throws a right and a left that Visnadi avoids nicely.
Brent throws a hook but Visnadi avoids it easily.
Donk. Brent catches Visnadi right on the button with a cross.
Visnadi throws a sloppy head kick and Brent moves out of range easily.
Brent shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Visnadi as he avoids it easily.
Brent lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Visnadi circles away quickly and effectively.
A head kick misses from Visnadi.
The fighters circling - Brent throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brent misses with an uppercut.
Visnadi tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Brent blocks the body kick.
Visnadi slips under a jab.
A cross from Brent lands.
Visnadi gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily

and Brent counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
David Brent has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Gianni Visnadi.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Brent is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Visnadi wants to control but Brent is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Brent trying to control from half guard but Visnadi is working away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi scrambles, trying to get to his feet, but Brent manages to mount him!
Brent in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.
Brent with good strikes from the mount here!
Brent breaks from Visnadi's wrist control and lands an elbow.
Brent pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
Visnadi takes a big shot to the head but keeps on trying to improve his position.
Brent trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Visnadi felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
Visnadi is trying desperately to improve position.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brent tries to control but Visnadi wriggling away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brent postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Visnadi looks a forlorn figure.
Brent working away from the top, dropping strikes.
Brent tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Brent pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.

Visnadi is rocked!
Brent with the ground and pound from mount.
Visnadi is still in real trouble! Can Brent finish him?
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Visnadi working to try and regain half guard.
Brent tries to control but Visnadi wriggling away.
Visnadi manages to regain half guard. Good work.

And that's the end of the fight!
David Brent showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Brent 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 Patrick Alders scores the fight 29:28
Judge Radbod Blank scores the fight 29:29
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... David Brent!
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G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
73%

 

Event: AMSFC 59     
Date:   Jul 05, 2014

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Pavel Galati and Gianni Visnadi. Galati comes to the cage accompanied by Anarchy in the UK. The crowd seem to be enjoying Visnadi's choice of entrance music: Blind by Korn. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

176 cm
23
150 lbs
3 - 7 - 0
184 cm
24
157 lbs
7 - 7 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Solid boxing
Very quick
Good wrestler
Good kicks
Good gas tank

Conquer

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Pavel Galati!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
The judges for this bout are Nard Betker, Daniel Blasius and Albert Achterberg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Visnadi misses with a wild body shot.
Visnadi has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Galati is landing a low percentage of strikes.

Visnadi scores with a takedown into Galati's guard.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
Galati throwing strikes off his back to little effect.
Visnadi wants to control from the top but Galati keeps moving.
Galati trying to strike from the bottom but really, it's not the best position to be doing that from!

Galati has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Visnadi can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Visnadi accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Visnadi tries to free his leg and advance position but Galati is retaining full guard.
Visnadi won't allow Galati to sweep him here.
Galati not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Visnadi wants to control from the top but Galati keeps moving.
Galati is pulling down on Visnadi's head. It's preventing any offense from Visnadi, at least for the moment.

The referee has ruled that neither fighter is active enough on the ground and has stood them back up.
Visnadi fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Visnadi lands with a hook. Galati tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Galati throws a combination that misses
and Visnadi counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Galati.

Visnadi shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Galati flails away from the bottom but he's not doing any damage.
Visnadi missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Visnadi has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Visnadi prevents Galati from standing back up.
Galati wants to improve his position but Visnadi is controlling well.
Visnadi wants to control but Galati is keeping him busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Galati is trying to stand up here but Visnadi is controlling him well.
Galati taking some punishment here, with Visnadi in his half guard.
Galati is looking to improve his position.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Visnadi is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Visnadi prevents Galati from improving his position.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Visnadi blocks the strikes from Galati.
Galati on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Galati has hold of Visnadi's hands but Visnadi slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Visnadi wants to control but Galati is keeping him busy.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Galati actively working from the bottom here.
Visnadi scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Visnadi sitting and controlling from the half guard.

Visnadi seems to be working for a kimura but Galati defends the submission attempt.
Galati keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Galati trying to control from the bottom.
Visnadi lands strikes from half guard.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Visnadi is trying to work for a kimura but Galati is defending well.
Visnadi trying to control the action but Galati is working from the bottom.

Visnadi decides to return to a standing position.
Galati throws an overhand right that lands on Visnadi's shoulder, as Visnadi tries to avoid the shot.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
A combination from Galati does no damage.
Galati stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Galati wants it to stay on the feet.
Visnadi scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Galati looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Both fighters circling a little - Visnadi finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nice uppercut lands for Galati. That snapped Visnadi's head back.
Visnadi throws a nice head kick!
Visnadi will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.

Galati shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Galati throws a big right hand that misses.

Visnadi had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Galati defends it easily.

Visnadi looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Galati has picked Visnadi up and slammed him! Visnadi can't keep hold of the triangle and Galati manages to pass to side control!

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

Galati has had enough of the ground for now and decides to stand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Visnadi defending well as Galati loads up on a big left hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Visnadi shoots in looking for a takedown. Galati tries to sprawl out of it but Visnadi keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Galati manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Visnadi misses with a two punch combination.
Visnadi takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Galati takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Visnadi tries to close the distance and clinch but Galati swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Visnadi tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Galati tries to bum rush Visnadi with a series of wild strikes but Visnadi uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Galati misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Galati tests Visnadi's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Visnadi throws a head kick that misses.
Visnadi throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Galati's waist but Galati gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Visnadi off to one side.
Pavel Galati has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Gianni Visnadi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Visnadi throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Galati tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Visnadi is in Galati's guard.
Visnadi content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Gianni Visnadi has got the better of the ground game so far.
Visnadi trying to control but Galati is working from the bottom.
Visnadi won't allow Galati to sweep him here.

Galati working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Visnadi doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Visnadi manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Visnadi is looking to work some ground and pound but Galati has wrist control.
Visnadi trying to control the position from guard on top but Galati is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Galati controls Visnadi momentarily but Visnadi frees himself.
Galati keeping full guard, as Visnadi tries to pass.
Visnadi 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.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Visnadi gets to his feet and steps away from his opponent.
Visnadi dives in and grabs Galati's left leg, looking for a takedown. Galati pushes down on Visnadi's head and hops out.
Galati blocks a low kick nicely.
Visnadi takes a swing at Galati's ribcage but misses.
Visnadi pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Galati takes a swing at Visnadi's ribcage but misses.

Visnadi drives through and clinches with Galati against the cage.

Visnadi breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Pavel Galati is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Galati swinging wildly here.
Galati throws a right and a left that both miss.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Visnadi.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Galati leaves Visnadi with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Visnadi.
Galati avoids the head kick by Visnadi.
Galati throws a right and a left that both miss.
Gianni Visnadi seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Visnadi dodges the punch combination from Galati.
Galati throws a right and a left that Visnadi avoids nicely.
Galati looks to throw the jab but Visnadi is out of range.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Visnadi lands a head shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Visnadi takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.

Visnadi has Galati up against the cage in a clinch.
Visnadi jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Galati walks away with a smile on his face. Visnadi gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gianni Visnadi showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Visnadi shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Galati defends it nicely.
Visnadi on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.

Galati dives in and scores a takedown into Visnadi's guard.

Visnadi is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Visnadi controls Galati momentarily but Galati frees himself.
Galati is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Galati with a flurry of punches that miss.
Galati trying to control the position from guard on top but Visnadi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Visnadi is trying to control the position but Galati postures up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Visnadi might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Galati haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.

The ref stands the fighters back up. Pavel Galati wasn't doing enough on the ground.
Visnadi tries a head kick but it misses.
Visnadi tries to close the distance and clinch but Galati swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Galati lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.

Galati drives through with a takedown into Visnadi's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Visnadi keeping moving, preventing Galati from controlling successfully.

Visnadi looking for a guillotine here but Galati defends easily.
Visnadi keeping moving, preventing Galati from controlling successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Visnadi working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Galati doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Galati manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Galati working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Visnadi's head.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Galati's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Visnadi looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Visnadi looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Visnadi takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

Visnadi throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Galati trying to control but Visnadi is working from the bottom.

Galati gets to his feet. Visnadi looking to butt scoot but the ref puts an end to that. On your feet son!
Galati throws a right hand that Visnadi ducks under and follows up with a left that Visnadi also avoids with ease.
A head kick misses from Visnadi.
Pavel Galati has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A leg kick checked by Galati.
A head kick from Visnadi lands but Galati takes it in his stride.
Visnadi looks to land a body kick but Galati moved away.
Gianni Visnadi is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Visnadi steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Galati.
Galati tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Visnadi is able to avoid easily.
Visnadi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Galati avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown but Galati shows good takedown defense.
Visnadi tries to bum rush Galati with a series of wild strikes but Galati uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Galati tries to clinch up but Visnadi circles away and keeps his distance.
A telegraphed right hand from Galati misses the target.
Galati throws a chopping leg kick but Visnadi manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Visnadi tries a head kick but it misses.
Galati misses with a wild body shot.
A slow jab from Visnadi misses its intended target.
Galati takes a kick to the side of the head.

Visnadi closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Visnadi lands in his opponent's guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.

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

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 Pavel Galati.
Well Visnadi 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 Nard Betker scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 28:29
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Gianni Visnadi!

Gianni Visnadi thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: Ascension Amsterdam 15     
Date:   Apr 29, 2014

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Cranium Basher and Gianni Visnadi. Visnadi has chosen Blind by Korn as his entrance music. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

162 cm
29
155 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
184 cm
23
157 lbs
7 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid Muay Thai
Cardio machine
Powerful takedowns
Good kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Cranium Basher!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 7 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Daniel Blasius and Radbod Blank.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Basher fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Visnadi sprawls well initially but Basher persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Visnadi trying to hold on to Basher's head to control him but Basher postures up.
Visnadi desperately trying to maintain half guard.
Visnadi wants to improve his position but Basher is controlling well.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Visnadi wants to control but Basher is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Basher seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

Visnadi looking for submissions off his back.
Visnadi is looking to improve his position.
Basher perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Basher lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Basher prevents Visnadi from improving his position.
Basher performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Visnadi has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.
Basher wants to control but Visnadi is keeping him busy.
Basher wants to pass to mount but Visnadi is defending the position.
Visnadi is pressing down on Basher's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Basher missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Visnadi utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Visnadi is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Basher engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Visnadi is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Well, the referee has seen enough. Neither fighter is active enough on the ground so he's stood them back up.
Basher fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Visnadi looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Visnadi wants to clinch.

Visnadi dives in and scores a takedown into Basher's guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Basher bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Visnadi's guard.
Basher pushes down on Visnadi's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Basher stalling away here and it's allowed Visnadi to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.

Visnadi throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Basher scores with a decent looking elbow strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Basher trying to control the position from guard on top but Visnadi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Visnadi is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Basher tries to free his leg and advance position but Visnadi is retaining full guard.
Basher with a nice head shot there.
Visnadi tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Basher passes Visnadi's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Basher sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Visnadi defending well though.
Visnadi wants to control but Basher is keeping busy and won't allow it.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Basher is trying to control. Visnadi wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Basher working over Visnadi with some ground and pound. Visnadi looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Basher thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Visnadi is looking to escape.
Basher looks to score some points with some ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Visnadi on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Ground and pound from Basher.

Basher is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Visnadi sees it coming and defends easily.

Visnadi is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Basher pulls his head out easily.
Basher trying to control the action but Visnadi is working from the bottom.
Visnadi moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Basher not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

Basher got a little sloppy there for a moment and Visnadi has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Basher has managed to get both his arms back between Visnadi's legs - danger averted.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Basher trying to control but Visnadi is working from the bottom.
Basher controls from within his opponent's guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Basher is trying hard to land a takedown here. Visnadi sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Basher swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Basher swats away the attempt to clinch by Visnadi.
Basher throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Basher scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Visnadi throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Visnadi tries to clinch up

and Basher counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Visnadi throws a strike from the bottom that misses.
Basher landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Cranium Basher overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Visnadi avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Basher.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Visnadi is trying to maintain the position but Basher is very close to passing his half guard.
Basher throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Basher is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Visnadi wants to improve his position but Basher is controlling well.
Basher is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Visnadi trying to control but Basher postures up.
Basher lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Basher moves into full mount! Visnadi won't be happy about that!
Basher landing shots from mount.
Basher 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.
Basher lands a big shot there that rocks Visnadi but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
Basher lands a heavy elbow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
You get the feeling that Visnadi really doesn't like being in this position too much.
Basher putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!

Visnadi is rocked!
Visnadi gets back to half guard.
Visnadi is still in real trouble! Can Basher finish him?
Basher keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Visnadi seems to have recovered his senses.
Ground and pound from Basher.
Basher wants to lay and pray for a moment but Visnadi keeps working.
Visnadi keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Visnadi is trying to maintain the position but Basher is very close to passing his half guard.

Visnadi looking for submissions off his back.
Ground and pound from Basher.
Basher perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Basher trying to control the action but Visnadi is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Visnadi is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Basher pulls his head out easily.
Visnadi is not content to let Basher control the position.
Basher takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Visnadi is refusing to be controlled, as Basher sits in half guard.
Basher not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Visnadi is staying active underneath Basher, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Visnadi scores with a few weak punches.
Visnadi trying to control here.
Basher trying to control the action but Visnadi is working from the bottom.
Basher looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Basher seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Visnadi does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Still in half guard, Basher seems content to control.
Basher is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Visnadi trying to control but Basher postures up.
Visnadi blocking the ground and pound attempt from Basher.
Basher landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Basher scoring with strikes to the body and head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Basher stops Visnadi from getting back to his feet.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!

Basher is working for a kimura but Visnadi is defending it quite comfortably.
Visnadi is trying to get back to full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Cranium Basher dominated that second 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.


Basher misses with a body shot.
Visnadi showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Basher.
Visnadi throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Basher scores with a body shot.
Visnadi fails with a takedown attempt from distance.

Visnadi shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Visnadi was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Basher might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Basher sneaks back into half guard.
Basher works his way to full guard. Good work.
Basher manages to land a sweep and now he's in mount on top!
Basher landing punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Basher with shots to the head and body - Visnadi looks very uncomfortable down there.
Basher working Visnadi over with strikes here.
Basher landing strikes, looking to finish!
Visnadi slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Basher wants to lay and pray for a moment but Visnadi keeps working.
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. Basher connects with a nice short shot to Visnadi's temple.
Basher looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Visnadi with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Basher lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Basher wants to pass to mount but Visnadi is defending the position.
Basher prevents Visnadi from improving his position.
Basher lands with a punch from half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Basher working the head and body with strikes.
Basher wants to take a breather but Visnadi is having none of it.
Visnadi tries to roll over but Basher keeps him under control.
The fighters are battling for position here. Visnadi manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Visnadi wants to stand but Basher is controlling the position.
Basher working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Basher working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Visnadi utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Basher accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Basher trying to control the position from guard on top but Visnadi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Visnadi utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Basher postures up in Visnadi's guard and throws a big left but Visnadi blocks it.
Visnadi working a defensive guard here.
Basher landing some decent shots from guard.
Visnadi looking to control.
Visnadi wants to sweep here but Basher controlling him for the moment.
Basher wants to control from the top but Visnadi keeps moving.
Basher loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Basher stopping the sweep attempt from Visnadi.
Basher working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Basher lands a couple of decent looking shots.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Basher accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Visnadi working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Basher.
Basher in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Basher trying to control but Visnadi is working from the bottom.
Visnadi looking to hit a scissor sweep but Basher is one step ahead there.
Basher working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Visnadi is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Basher is working Visnadi over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Basher trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

Visnadi manages to escape and get back to his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Visnadi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Basher.
Basher scores with a jab to the body.
Visnadi shoots for a double leg takedown but Basher sprawls well. He's pushed Visnadi's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Basher fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Visnadi looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Basher is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Visnadi can do to turn this around?
Visnadi avoids the body shot from Basher.

Basher fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Visnadi sprawls well initially but Basher persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Basher working the head and body with strikes.
Visnadi preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.
Basher looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Visnadi with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Visnadi tries to roll over but Basher keeps him under control.
Basher is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Visnadi is defending against the submission attempts here by Basher.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Visnadi tries to get to full guard but Basher has control of the leg.

Basher is trying to work for a kimura but Visnadi is defending well.
Visnadi tries to kick Basher off but Basher keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Visnadi is not content to let Basher control the position.
Visnadi is looking for a sweep. Basher is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Basher is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Basher trying to control from Visnadi's half guard. Visnadi has other ideas though and has regained full guard.
Basher throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi trying to keep a closed guard but Basher is proving a slippery customer.
Basher distracts Visnadi with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Basher is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Basher trying to control but Visnadi is working from the bottom.
Visnadi looking to hit a scissor sweep but Basher is one step ahead there.
Basher scoring with some ground and pound.
Basher is looking to work some ground and pound but Visnadi has wrist control.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Basher's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Basher throws a big elbow that misses.
Basher throwing strikes but missing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Basher stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Visnadi swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Visnadi throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Basher trying to control the position from guard on top but Visnadi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Basher makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.

Visnadi working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Basher doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Basher manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Visnadi being controlled here, momentarily.
Basher makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi keeping moving, preventing Basher from controlling successfully.
Basher cracks Visnadi with a solid left hand.
Basher landing with the ground and pound.
Basher makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Basher wants to control from the top but Visnadi keeps moving.
Basher with a nice head shot there.
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!
Visnadi keeping moving, preventing Basher from controlling successfully.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.

Visnadi is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Visnadi is looking to stand up but Basher isn't so interested in that idea.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Cranium Basher had his way with Gianni Visnadi in that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Basher misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

Basher drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Basher scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Visnadi to see if he's OK.
Basher landing a few strikes.
Basher works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Visnadi tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Basher wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Basher scores with punches from side control.
Visnadi is working to avoid the ground and pound but Basher connects with a decent elbow.
Basher is working Visnadi over with some ground and pound from side control.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Visnadi is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Basher scores with a big shot from side control... and another... and another! Oh Visnadi is done here - save him referee! More strikes land and eventually the ref does step in and Basher can finally stop beating on his defenseless opponent!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:59 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Cranium Basher!
Cranium Basher is the new featherweight champion!
Cranium Basher decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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Event: Ascension Amsterdam 6     
Date:   Mar 07, 2014

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Hector Valdemes and Gianni Visnadi. Visnadi has chosen Blind by Korn as his entrance music. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

165 cm
22
155 lbs
13 - 2 - 0
184 cm
23
157 lbs
6 - 6 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
BJJ Brown Belt
Good kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Hector Valdemes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Nard Betker and Saam Ante.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Valdemes doesn't succeed with the takedown

and Visnadi counters by clinching up.

Valdemes successfully pulls guard.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Visnadi slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Visnadi works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Valdemes tries to bench press Visnadi off him but Visnadi keeps the position.
Valdemes manages to get back to half guard.
Visnadi prevents Valdemes from improving his position.
Visnadi scoring with strikes to the body and head.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Visnadi is keen to just control but Valdemes is a slippery customer.
Valdemes slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Valdemes manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Visnadi manages to get himself to full guard.

Valdemes has gone for a leg lock! Visnadi slips out almost immediately though and dives into Valdemes's guard.
Visnadi loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

Valdemes working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Visnadi has passed into half guard!
Visnadi perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Valdemes tries to get to full guard but Visnadi has control of the leg.
Valdemes is refusing to be controlled, as Visnadi sits in half guard.
Visnadi throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi prevents Valdemes from improving his position.
Visnadi wants to control but Valdemes is keeping him busy.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Visnadi passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Valdemes!
Visnadi takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Valdemes can't escape the position.
Visnadi is landing with some decent strikes but Valdemes is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
Visnadi dominating with strikes here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Valdemes 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.

Visnadi seems to be looking for submissions.
Visnadi is trying to get back to his feet now but his leg is trapped.
Valdemes wants to improve his position but Visnadi is controlling well.
Valdemes is working hard here to advance position.
Valdemes gets full guard.
Valdemes utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Visnadi wants to control from the top but Valdemes keeps moving.

Valdemes looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Visnadi passes into half guard.
Valdemes is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Visnadi 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 four minutes gone in the round.

Valdemes looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Valdemes tries to get to full guard but Visnadi has control of the leg.

Visnadi is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Valdemes has managed to free his arm - good work.
Valdemes moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Visnadi is looking to work some ground and pound but Valdemes has wrist control.
Valdemes keeping moving, preventing Visnadi from controlling successfully.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!

Valdemes had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Visnadi defends it easily.

Valdemes throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Visnadi escapes and throws Valdemes's legs to the side, diving into side control!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Gianni Visnadi will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!



The fight moves into the clinch position.
Visnadi wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Valdemes fails to pull guard.
Visnadi connects with a nasty looking knee right to Valdemes's face.

Visnadi breaks from the clinch.

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

Valdemes has an active guard here but Visnadi has managed to pass into half guard.
Valdemes is looking for a sweep. Visnadi is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Visnadi seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Valdemes does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Visnadi takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Visnadi working Valdemes over with strikes.
Visnadi prevents Valdemes from improving his position.
Visnadi thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Valdemes's head.
Visnadi is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Visnadi missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Valdemes is pressing down on Visnadi's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Visnadi must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Valdemes utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Valdemes manages to land a sweep and now he's in mount on top!
Visnadi tries to control the position but Valdemes now has his back.

Valdemes working for the choke.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Valdemes has his opponent's back and is working for the choke.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Visnadi tries to roll over but Valdemes keeps him under control.
Visnadi is trying to control but can't.

Valdemes seems to be looking for submissions.
Gianni Visnadi has got the better of the ground game so far.
Visnadi wants to control but Valdemes is keeping busy.
Visnadi tries to get to full guard but Valdemes has control of the leg.
Visnadi is trying to stand back up but Valdemes is controlling him
Valdemes trying to control from half guard but Visnadi is working away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Valdemes wants to work for an arm triangle but Visnadi is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Visnadi tries to roll over but Valdemes keeps him under control.

Valdemes 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.
Visnadi wants to get back to full guard.
Visnadi is pressing down on Valdemes's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

Valdemes drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Valdemes jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Visnadi throws a couple of shots from the bottom but they don't land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Valdemes drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Visnadi dives on top into guard.
Valdemes looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Visnadi postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Visnadi throwing strikes from guard but Valdemes blocks nicely.
Visnadi is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.

Valdemes is looking for a triangle here but Visnadi uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Valdemes gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Valdemes avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Visnadi.
Valdemes is pressing down on Visnadi's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

Valdemes looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gianni Visnadi 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!


Valdemes takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Visnadi is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Visnadi swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Valdemes stuffs the takedown attempt from Visnadi. Visnadi gets slowly back to his feet.
Visnadi defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Valdemes.
Valdemes misses with a takedown
and Visnadi counters with a leg kick.
Visnadi throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Visnadi throws a quick inside leg kick.
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!
Valdemes gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Visnadi counters with a solid body kick.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Hector Valdemes. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Valdemes misses with a takedown attempt

and Visnadi counters by moving into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Visnadi escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A solid leg kick lands there for Visnadi.
Valdemes looks for a takedown but Visnadi sprawls well.

Visnadi has managed to clinch.

Visnadi breaks the clinch.
Visnadi throws a head kick but Valdemes moves out of range.
Valdemes shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Visnadi as he avoids it easily.
Valdemes shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Visnadi but Visnadi pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Visnadi is looking to slow Valdemes down with leg kicks.
Visnadi throws a head kick but Valdemes moves out of range.
Hector Valdemes has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Valdemes with a lazy takedown attempt

and Visnadi counters with a takedown into side control.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Valdemes is trying to get back to half guard.

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

Visnadi wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Valdemes, who protects the arm well.
Valdemes is looking to reverse the position.
Valdemes is trying to escape the position but Visnadi is controlling the position.
Valdemes might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Valdemes tries to bench press Visnadi off him but Visnadi keeps the position.
Valdemes manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Visnadi works his way to full guard. Good work.

Valdemes has gone for a leg lock! Visnadi slips out almost immediately though and dives into Valdemes's guard.
Valdemes looking for a sweep. Not yet Valdemes, not yet.
Visnadi lands a couple of elbows.
Gianni Visnadi is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Visnadi with a nice head shot there.

Valdemes throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Valdemes keeping moving, preventing Visnadi from controlling successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Valdemes is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Visnadi trying to control the position from guard on top but Valdemes is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Visnadi is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Valdemes thows some rabbit punches from the bottom but they don't do any damage.

Valdemes is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Visnadi trying to control the position from guard on top but Valdemes is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Visnadi not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

And that's the end of the fight!
Gianni Visnadi comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Visnadi 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 Paul Aken scores the fight 27:30
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight 27:30
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Gianni Visnadi!

A relieved looking Gianni Visnadi thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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Event: LVC #43     
Date:   Jan 12, 2014

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Gianni Visnadi and Steven Stark. Visnadi comes to the cage accompanied by Blind by Korn. Stark has chosen Sledgehammer! as his entrance music. Gianni Visnadi has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

184 cm
22
157 lbs
6 - 5 - 0
172 cm
23
156 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Gianni Visnadi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Steven Stark!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, Chris Downing and Gwen Towbar.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Stark has Visnadi up against the cage in a clinch.
Visnadi gets underhooks to prevent Stark's takedown attempt.

Stark has double underhooks and is working for a body lock takedown. He's got it. The fighters land in half guard but Visnadi regains guard immediately.
Visnadi working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Stark.
Stark throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Visnadi works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Visnadi is on top in guard.
Stark keeping moving, preventing Visnadi from controlling successfully.
Visnadi tries to free his leg and advance position but Stark is retaining full guard.
Stark wants to sweep here but Visnadi controlling him for the moment.
Visnadi is looking to work some ground and pound but Stark has wrist control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Visnadi is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Stark has momentary wrist control but Visnadi slips an elbow through the middle.
Visnadi wants to control from the top but Stark keeps moving.

Visnadi drops back looking for a heel hook - he quickly realises he's not going to get it but Stark manages to dive on top of him before he can escape and now Visnadi has Stark in his guard.
Stark wants to control from the top but Visnadi keeps moving.
Visnadi wants to stand but Stark is controlling the position.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Stark accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Visnadi throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Stark escapes and throws Visnadi's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Stark working the ground and pound.
Visnadi tries to improve position but can't.
Visnadi manages to work his way to half guard, despite Stark's best efforts.
Stark is nestled in close to Visnadi, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Visnadi is looking for a sweep. Stark is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Visnadi is refusing to be controlled, as Stark sits in half guard.
Stark seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Stark lands with a punch from half guard.

Visnadi looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stark seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Visnadi does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Visnadi has hold of Stark's hands but Stark slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Visnadi is trying to get back to full guard.
Stark looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Visnadi is trying to maintain the position but Stark is very close to passing his half guard.
Visnadi lands with a few short shots to the body.
Visnadi is looking for a sweep. Stark is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Ground and pound from Stark.
Stark trying to control the action but Visnadi is working from the bottom.
Visnadi keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Stark tries to pass to full mount but Visnadi defends it.
Visnadi is not content to let Stark control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stark is nestled in close to Visnadi, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Stark lands a nice short elbow.
Stark missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Stark trying to control the action but Visnadi is working from the bottom.
Visnadi flails away from the bottom but he's not doing any damage.
Stark prevents Visnadi from improving his position.
Stark is trying to control the action in half guard but Visnadi is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Visnadi wants to get back to full guard.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Stark working Visnadi over with strikes.
Visnadi is looking to improve his position.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Stark lands a nice short elbow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Steven Stark 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.


Visnadi throws a head kick that misses.
Visnadi misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Gianni Visnadi is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Visnadi takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.

Stark gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Visnadi is struggling to control the position.

Stark's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Visnadi with a poor takedown
and Stark counters with an outside leg kick.
Jab from Stark.
Visnadi tries for a takedown but Stark circles away easily
and Stark counters with a nice body shot.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gianni Visnadi. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Stark clinches with his opponent.
Visnadi stalling in the clinch but Stark improves position.

Stark wants the takedown. Visnadi is fighting it off but Stark persists and manages to bring the fight to the ground, ending up in Visnadi's guard against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stark pushing down on Visnadi's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Stark throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Stark is trying to control the action in half guard but Visnadi is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Stark missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Visnadi blocking the ground and pound attempt from Stark.
Visnadi is not content to let Stark control the position.
Stark controlling the action here.
Visnadi gets full guard.
Stark with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Stark throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi keeping moving, preventing Stark from controlling successfully.
Stark passes Visnadi's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
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!
Visnadi is looking to improve his position.

Visnadi looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Stark is trying to control the action in half guard but Visnadi is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Visnadi trying to control but Stark postures up.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Stark lands a nice short elbow.
Visnadi moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Stark must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Stark is in close to Visnadi's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Steven Stark has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Stark working some strikes from top position.
Stark makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Visnadi will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Visnadi wants to sweep here but Stark controlling him for the moment.
Stark wants to control from the top but Visnadi keeps moving.
Visnadi is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Stark is controlling him.
Stark landing with the ground and pound.
Stark looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Stark sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Visnadi's guard.
Stark looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Stark is trying to work for a kimura but Visnadi is defending well.
Visnadi blocking the ground and pound attempt from Stark.
Stark lands strikes from half guard.
Stark slips a nice elbow through Visnadi's hands, connecting with Visnadi's forehead.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Stark is trying to control. Visnadi wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

Stark seems to be working for a kimura but Visnadi defends the submission attempt.
Stark thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Visnadi's head.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Stark looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.

Visnadi looking for submissions off his back.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Steven Stark showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


Stark avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Visnadi takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Visnadi seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Visnadi tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Stark manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Stark but Stark pushes him off and we're back to square one.

Stark gets the takedown into side control.
Stark is staying tight to Visnadi's torso, preventing him from escaping.
Stark lands a few punches from side control.

Stark working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Stark landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stark working the ground and pound.
Stark looks up at the clock and then as Visnadi takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Stark smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!
Visnadi seems a little lost for a moment, as Stark dominates the positioning.
Stark has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Visnadi is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Stark off and has taken his back!
Stark has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.

Visnadi tightening his grip on Stark, looking for the choke.
Visnadi controlling well, preventing Stark from escaping the position.
Stark rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Stark is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Visnadi's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Visnadi's back!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stark punishes Visnadi with strikes from the back mount.
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!
Visnadi is defending well here and trying to improve his position.
Visnadi trying to control the action but Stark just sinks the hooks in.
Visnadi is very frustrated here, being controlled quite effectively by Stark.
Visnadi is really stuck here.
Stark lands shots from the back.
Watch the back of the head! Comes the shout from the referee towards Stark.
Stark lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Will Stark go for the finish here or will he try and keep control of the position?

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi is trying to break free.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:34 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Steven Stark!
After winning the bout, Steven Stark thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: LVC #30: Kan vs Goldin     
Date:   Nov 30, 2013

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Gianni Visnadi and Curly Howard. Visnadi comes to the cage accompanied by Blind by Korn. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

184 cm
22
157 lbs
6 - 4 - 0
170 cm
24
155 lbs
6 - 6 - 1
BJJ Brown Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Cardio machine
Good takedowns
Excellent MT
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Gianni Visnadi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Curly Howard!
The judges for this bout are George Francis, Tiny Johnson and Frank Dennis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Visnadi gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Visnadi goes for a takedown attempt but Howard pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Visnadi shoots and misses
and Howard counters with an inside leg kick.
Visnadi misses with a low kick as Howard jumps back.
We've been hearing reports that Visnadi has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Howard misses with a low kick.
Visnadi fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gianni Visnadi. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Visnadi closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Howard lands an uppercut.
Howard throws a knee to the head but misses.
Visnadi is looking for a takedown.
Visnadi throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Howard throws a punch but it's blocked by Visnadi.
Visnadi tries for a takedown. No joy.
Howard lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Howard misses with a knee strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Howard prevents a takedown attempt there.
Howard cracks Visnadi with a nice body shot.
Visnadi letting Howard take a breather here.
Howard tries to land knees in the clinch but Visnadi avoids the damage to the body.
Visnadi has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Howard is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Howard avoiding damage.
Howard lands a right hand.
Visnadi is trying to drag Howard to the mat but Howard just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Visnadi is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Howard is defending well for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Howard lands a hook to the side of the head.
Howard looking to throw knees to the head but Visnadi is blocking nicely.
Howard throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Visnadi blocks it with crossed arms.
Visnadi wants to take the fight to the mat but Howard manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
A short left from Howard.

Howard breaks the clinch.
Visnadi has a takedown stuffed.
Visnadi tries to close the distance and clinch but Howard swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Visnadi shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Howard counters with a leg kick.
A jab from Howard finds it's way through Visnadi's defenses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Howard throws a head kick that half lands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi blocks a head kick by Howard.
Howard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Visnadi avoids the head kick by Howard.
Howard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Howard throws a head kick but Visnadi moves out of range.
Visnadi avoids the head kick by Howard.
Visnadi is looking to clinch.
Howard has worked on his takedown defense in the runup to this fight and it is paying off so far.
Visnadi fails with the takedown.
Visnadi checks a low kick from Howard.
A head kick misses from Howard.
Visnadi looks for a takedown but Howard sprawls well.
Visnadi looks for a takedown but Howard sprawls well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi avoids the head kick by Howard.
Visnadi checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Visnadi fails in his attempt to clinch.
Howard looks for the body kick but Visnadi saw that one coming.
Visnadi shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Howard pinned against the cage. Howard gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Visnadi moves to clinch but Howard breaks away
and Howard counters with a nice low kick that buckles Visnadi's knee momentarily.
Gianni Visnadi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Howard darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Visnadi throws a hook to the side of Howard's head but Howard sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Visnadi tries to close the distance and clinch up but Howard swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Visnadi gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Howard counters with a nice low kick that buckles Visnadi's knee momentarily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Howard finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Visnadi on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Howard. Howard obviously looking to wear him down.
The crowd cheers as Howard lands an impressive looking overhand right. Visnadi doesn't seem phased though.
Howard scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Visnadi doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Howard counters with a thumping low kick.

Howard gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Howard working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Visnadi.
Howard looking to hit a scissor sweep but Visnadi is one step ahead there.
Visnadi trying to control but Howard is working from the bottom.
Howard wants to sweep here but Visnadi controlling him for the moment.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Howard can do anything to dispel that myth.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Visnadi wants to control from the top but Howard keeps moving.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Howard trying to control the position.

The ref stands the fighters back up because Gianni Visnadi just wasn't active enough.
Howard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Howard tries a head kick but it misses.
Visnadi fails with the takedown.
Visnadi has his takedown stuffed
and Howard counters with a thumping low kick.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gianni Visnadi. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi throws a sloppy head kick and Howard moves out of range easily.
Howard scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Visnadi avoids the head kick by Howard.
Curly Howard seems to be getting the better of the standup.
That kick from Howard tenderised Visnadi's leg. Visnadi is trying to keep his angry face on.
Howard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Visnadi checks a leg kick.
Visnadi shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Howard defends it nicely.
Visnadi misses with a takedown attempt
and Howard counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Visnadi shoots and misses
and Howard counters with a big head kick but Visnadi shrugs it off.
Curly Howard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Howard looks to throw the jab but Visnadi is out of range.
Howard fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Howard, right into the meat.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Visnadi with a lazy takedown attempt
and Howard counters with a nice low kick that buckles Visnadi's knee momentarily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Howard fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Visnadi has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
A head kick misses from Howard.
Visnadi keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Visnadi will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Howard keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Howard throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Visnadi looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Howard is fending him off so far but Visnadi persists. Nope, Howard circles away and we're back to standing.
That kick from Howard tenderised Visnadi's leg. Visnadi is trying to keep his angry face on.
Visnadi fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Visnadi moves to clinch but Howard breaks away
and Howard counters with a low kick, right behind Visnadi 's knee.
Howard misses with a head kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Howard is looking to slow Visnadi down with leg kicks.
Howard misses with a looping left.

Visnadi shoots in and gets a takedown into Howard's guard.

Visnadi has gone for a leg lock! Howard slips out almost immediately though and dives into Visnadi's guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Visnadi is adopting a defensive guard.
Howard is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Visnadi looking to control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Howard circles away from the clinch attempt
and Howard counters with a nice low kick that buckles Visnadi's knee momentarily.
Visnadi fails with the takedown
and Howard counters with a flying knee. Nice.
Visnadi doesn't manage to clinch there - Howard circles away.
Visnadi has a takedown stuffed.
Howard lands a nice leg kick that just misses Visnadi's sensitive parts.
Howard throws a sloppy head kick and Visnadi moves out of range easily.
Visnadi avoids the head kick by Howard.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Howard but Howard pushes him off and we're back to square one.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gianni Visnadi. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Visnadi is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Howard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Howard tries a head kick but it misses.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Howard.
Howard looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Visnadi is defended easily by Howard.
Visnadi is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
No luck for Visnadi with that takedown attempt.
Visnadi fails with the takedown
and Howard cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Howard looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Visnadi misses with a jab, cross combination.
Howard misses with a low kick.
Visnadi is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Howard lands with a slapping head kick.
Howard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Visnadi tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Howard defends well and Visnadi ends up having to push Howard into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Howard working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Visnadi creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Howard's defenses.
Visnadi misses with a body punch.
Visnadi is working for takedown but Howard is calmly controlling the position for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Howard can't break the clinch.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Howard lands with a light punch inside.
Howard is trying to stall.
Visnadi has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Howard after a bit of a struggle.
Visnadi is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
A nice left hand lands by Howard.
Howard looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Howard lands with a short shot to the head.
Howard with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Gianni Visnadi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Howard to keep the fight standing.
Visnadi tries to work over Howard's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Howard lands a shoulder strike.
Howard missing with knees to the body.
Howard lands a left hand that snaps the head of Visnadi backwards.
Visnadi is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Howard gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Howard slows down the pace here.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Visnadi can't get the takedown.

And that's the end of the fight!
Curly Howard comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Howard 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 George Francis scores the fight 27:30
Judge Tiny Johnson scores the fight 27:30
Judge Frank Dennis scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Curly Howard!
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Event: LVC #22     
Date:   Nov 02, 2013

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Gianni Visnadi and Jonathan Mvungi. Visnadi's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Blind by Korn. Mvungi is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Professor Jay ft. Ferooz - Nikusaidiaje?. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

184 cm
21
157 lbs
6 - 3 - 0
180 cm
23
155 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Gianni Visnadi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jonathan Mvungi!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, Frank Dennis and Gwen Towbar.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Visnadi gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Visnadi on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Mvungi will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Visnadi looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.

Visnadi gets the takedown into side control.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Visnadi trying to control the action but Mvungi is working from the bottom.
Mvungi can't do much from the bottom here.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Mvungi can do anything to dispel that myth.

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

Visnadi is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Mvungi has escaped the position, nice work there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mvungi is trying to get back to his feet.
Visnadi misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Visnadi working away.

Mvungi sneaks out the side door and pushes Visnadi away - he's back to his feet. The crowd show their appreciation for the escape.
Visnadi misses with a body punch
and Mvungi counters with a nice uppercut.
Mvungi fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Mvungi has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Visnadi tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Visnadi takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Visnadi shoots for a double leg takedown but Mvungi sprawls well. He's pushed Visnadi's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Visnadi dodges the punch combination from Mvungi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi dives in for a single leg takedown but Mvungi sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gianni Visnadi. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Visnadi has Mvungi pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Mvungi manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
I was talking to Visnadi's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mvungi is trying to break free.
Visnadi misses with a hook from the clinch.
Mvungi digs a right hand into Visnadi's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Visnadi's gas tank.
Mvungi controlling the action here for a moment.

Visnadi manages to break the clinch.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Visnadi.
Visnadi 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.
Mvungi is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Mvungi regains half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mvungi wants to get back to his feet.

Visnadi is trying to work for a kimura but Mvungi is defending well.
Visnadi is trying to control the action in half guard but Mvungi is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Mvungi wants to get back to full guard.
Mvungi wants to sweep but Visnadi has passed to side control!
Mvungi gives up the full mount - oops, sloppy defensive grappling there!
Visnadi wants to control the pace but Mvungi is squirming around nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Visnadi looking to secure an arm triangle but Mvungi defends it well.
Visnadi unloading with bombs!
Visnadi throwing shots from mount but they're not landing.
Mvungi tries to hold on but Visnadi postures up.
Visnadi working away from the top, dropping strikes.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Visnadi wants to control the pace but Mvungi is squirming around nicely.
Mvungi 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.
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 Gianni Visnadi will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Mvungi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Visnadi fails with a takedown attempt.
Visnadi swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Sloppy strikes from Mvungi. Those never looked like landing.
Mvungi smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Mvungi misses with a looping right.
Visnadi tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Mvungi ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Nice takedown defense from Mvungi. No joy for Visnadi on that attempt.
Mvungi scores with a jab.
A right-left combo lands from Mvungi.

It looks like Gianni Visnadi has been cut.
Visnadi will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gianni Visnadi. That's going to take a lot out of him.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mvungi stuffs the takedown.
Visnadi will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mvungi fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Visnadi takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Mvungi misses with a wild combination.
Nice sprawl there from Mvungi as Visnadi shoots in.
Jab by Mvungi.
Visnadi misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Mvungi moves into range and connects with a jab.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Gianni Visnadi is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Mvungi scores with a jab to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Visnadi moves to clinch but Mvungi breaks away
enabling Mvungi to counter with a crisp jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mvungi lands with a cross.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mvungi fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Mvungi but Mvungi pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Mvungi throws a right and a left that both miss.
Visnadi is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Mvungi but Mvungi pushes him off and we're back to square one.
A combination from Mvungi does no damage.
Jonathan Mvungi is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

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

Visnadi is rocked!
Mvungi lands hard precision jab right on the jaw that stiffens Visnadi up and sends him tumbling to the mat! The ref grabs Mvungi from behind before he can pounce. Some folks in the crowd didn't like that stoppage, but I saw Visnadi's eyes roll way back in his head, he was done.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:47 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Jonathan Mvungi!
Jonathan Mvungi very nearly forgot to thank Just Fight (Everything 7$) amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
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Event: VFF 73: Gracie vs Kuivanen     
Date:   Jul 26, 2013

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Gianni Visnadi and Sozu Arghei. Visnadi kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Blind by Korn. Gianni Visnadi could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Sozu Arghei's chin.

184 cm
20
157 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
188 cm
21
165 lbs
6 - 3 - 1
BJJ Purple Belt
Basic striking
Experienced
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sozu Arghei!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Nard Betker and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Arghei tries to bum rush Visnadi with a series of wild strikes but Visnadi uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Visnadi takes a shot to the body in his stride.

Visnadi has Arghei up against the cage in a clinch.

Visnadi jumps into guard, dragging Arghei to the mat.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
Arghei controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

Visnadi is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Visnadi is striking off his back. Arghei thinks nothing of it though and passes easily into half guard.
Arghei wants to stand up but Visnadi has a hold of him and won't allow it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Visnadi keeping control of the position.
Arghei is thwarting Visnadi's attempts to control the position.
Visnadi is looking for a sweep. Arghei is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Visnadi looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Visnadi looking for submissions off his back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Arghei is thwarting Visnadi's attempts to control the position.
Arghei tries to stand but can't do so whilst Visnadi controls his leg.
Visnadi is looking to improve his position.
Visnadi gets back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi lands a beautiful switch and he's in full mount! That could spell trouble for Arghei!
Arghei'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.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Arghei can do anything to dispel that myth.
Visnadi with a couple of short strikes.
Visnadi unloads with some shots from mount but Arghei bucks and avoids them well.
Arghei tries to buck Visnadi off but he can't manage it.
Arghei in a bad spot here, taking shots to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi wants to control the pace but Arghei is squirming around nicely.

Visnadi has hold of Arghei's left arm, perhaps looking for a submission. The two fighters tussle over control of the isolated limb and Arghei manages to get his arm back to his side and away from danger.
Visnadi working away from the top, dropping strikes.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Arghei wants to try and get back to his feet.
Visnadi looking to finish Arghei with some ground and pound. This is bad for Arghei!
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Arghei is looking to get back to his feet - it's going to be hard from this position.
Arghei wriggling around on the bottom manages to avoid the strikes thrown by Visnadi.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gianni Visnadi 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.


Arghei throws a right hand that Visnadi ducks under and follows up with a left that Visnadi also avoids with ease.
Visnadi looks to clinch
and Arghei counters with a two punch combo.
Arghei looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Arghei throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Visnadi on the side of the head.
Visnadi fails with an attempt to clinch.
Visnadi fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Arghei avoids it really well and circles away.
Visnadi tries to score a power double leg takedown but Arghei sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Visnadi somewhat.
Visnadi shoots in but no luck this time.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gianni Visnadi. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Arghei pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Visnadi back to the cage. Arghei follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Visnadi shoots in but no luck this time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Some wild striking there from Arghei.
Arghei doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown but Arghei shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Visnadi fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Arghei throws a nice looking combination but Visnadi bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Visnadi shoots in but Arghei avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Nice takedown defense from Arghei. No joy for Visnadi on that attempt.
Arghei throws a right and a left that both miss.
Arghei lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Visnadi circles away quickly and effectively.
Arghei tries to bum rush Visnadi with a series of wild strikes but Visnadi uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Visnadi takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A slow jab from Visnadi misses its intended target.
Visnadi wants to clinch.
Arghei lands a nice shot that snaps Visnadi's head back.
Visnadi throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Arghei's waist but Arghei gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Visnadi off to one side.
Visnadi shoots in for a double leg but Arghei sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Visnadi tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Arghei manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Left hook, right uppercut from Arghei.
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!
Arghei slaps away a takedown attempt from Visnadi, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Visnadi showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Arghei.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Visnadi feints and as Arghei raises his hands in defense, Visnadi changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Arghei is looking to stand up but Visnadi isn't so interested in that idea.
Visnadi passes Arghei's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Visnadi trying to control from half guard but Arghei is working away.
Visnadi thows a huge punch but Arghei dodges it nicely.
Visnadi is nestled in close to Arghei, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Arghei avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Visnadi.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Arghei's head.
Arghei on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Visnadi works his foot free and advances to mount.
Visnadi tries to control but Arghei wriggling away.
Arghei is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Visnadi looking for a guillotine from mount but Arghei is having none of it.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Gianni Visnadi!
Gianni Visnadi thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: VFF 70: Kalypsi vs Zsorats     
Date:   Jul 05, 2013

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Gianni Visnadi and Donald Cerrone. Visnadi comes to the cage accompanied by Blind by Korn. Cerrone is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Cowboy. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

184 cm
20
157 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
205 cm
27
170 lbs
7 - 4 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Basic striking
Experienced
BJJ Blue Belt
Dangerous knees
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Donald Cerrone!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Paulsen Ambrosius and Albert Achterberg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cerrone throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Gianni Visnadi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Visnadi walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

Visnadi darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.

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

Visnadi seems to be working for a kimura but Cerrone defends the submission attempt.
Visnadi trying to control from half guard but Cerrone is working away.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Visnadi in particular looking to stall.
Cerrone really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Visnadi. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Visnadi seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Cerrone does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Visnadi is trying to get back to his feet now but his leg is trapped.
Cerrone wants to get back to his feet.
Visnadi trying to control the action but Cerrone is working from the bottom.
Visnadi is figuring out what he wants to do next.

The ref stands the fighters back up. Gianni Visnadi wasn't doing enough on the ground.
Cerrone lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Cerrone pinned against the cage. Cerrone gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Cerrone lands with an uppercut that bounces Visnadi off the cage and back into range.
Visnadi is trying hard to land a takedown here. Cerrone sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Cerrone is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Visnadi blocks a head kick by Cerrone.
Cerrone connects with the punch.
Cerrone changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Visnadi.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gianni Visnadi. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Visnadi fails with the takedown.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi shoots in but no luck this time.
Visnadi chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Cerrone can pounce on him.
Visnadi walks forward, straight into a front kick from Cerrone.
Cerrone is looking to slow Visnadi down with leg kicks.
Cerrone fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Cerrone delivers a nice body kick.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Cerrone sprawls well. Cerrone wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Visnadi gets slowly back to his feet.
Visnadi closes this distance looking for a takedown but Cerrone circles away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cerrone throws a nice head kick!
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown but Cerrone shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Cerrone lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Visnadi will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Visnadi sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Visnadi looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Visnadi tries to clinch up.
Cerrone connects with a nice looking jab.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Cerrone lands a really nice looking cross but Visnadi seems unphased.
Visnadi changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Cerrone tries to avoid it but Visnadi manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Cerrone to the ground. Cerrone escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Visnadi shoots in for a double leg but Cerrone sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Gianni Visnadi is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Cerrone stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Cerrone wants it to stay on the feet.

Visnadi has Cerrone up against the cage in a clinch.
Cerrone is trying to break free.
Visnadi landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Visnadi goes for a takedown in the clinch but Cerrone prevents it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gianni Visnadi. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Cerrone breaks the clinch.
Cerrone keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Cerrone lands with an overhand left.
Visnadi fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Cerrone lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's one minute gone in the round.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Visnadi.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Cerrone as he jumps to the side.
Donald Cerrone seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Cerrone lands a nice leg kick that just misses Visnadi's sensitive parts.
Cerrone connects with a body shot that sends Visnadi's belly button to the back.
Donald Cerrone is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Visnadi is trying hard to land a takedown here. Cerrone sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Visnadi has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Cerrone.
Visnadi takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Visnadi takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Cerrone scores with a spinning back kick!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown but Cerrone shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Cerrone connects with a leg kick. Visnadi looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Visnadi doesn't manage to clinch there - Cerrone circles away.
Cerrone thumps Visnadi with a low kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cerrone scores with a push kick.
Cerrone throws a quick inside leg kick.
Cerrone swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Cerrone scores with a spinning back kick!
Cerrone displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Visnadi.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Visnadi shoots in looking for a takedown. Cerrone tries to sprawl out of it but Visnadi keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Cerrone manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cerrone throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Visnadi's head.

It looks like Gianni Visnadi has been cut.
Cerrone jabs Visnadi right on the nose. Visnadi blinks but takes it well.
The fight stays on the outside here - Visnadi looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Visnadi has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Cerrone.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Cerrone is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Cerrone buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Visnadi is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Cerrone throws a head kick that Visnadi semi-blocks.
Visnadi shoots in for a double leg but Cerrone sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi shoots in but no luck this time.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Visnadi shoots in but Cerrone avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Cerrone with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Visnadi is defended easily by Cerrone.
Cerrone has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Visnadi takes the fight into the clinch.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Cerrone tries a body shot but Visnadi blocks it.
Visnadi keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Cerrone's efforts to push away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Donald Cerrone showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Gianni Visnadi'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!


Visnadi looks for a takedown but Cerrone sprawls well.
Cerrone goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Visnadi closes the distance and clinches up with Cerrone, looking for a takedown. Visnadi pushes Cerrone against the cage but Cerrone circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Cerrone lands a leg kick that knocks Visnadi off balance momentarily.
Visnadi changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Cerrone tries to avoid it but Visnadi manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Cerrone to the ground. Cerrone escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Gianni Visnadi. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Visnadi on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Visnadi has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Visnadi there as he acknowledges the shot.
Visnadi dives in and grabs Cerrone's left leg, looking for a takedown. Cerrone pushes down on Visnadi's head and hops out.
Cerrone scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Cerrone lands a right hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Visnadi shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
A telegraphed right hand from Visnadi misses the target.
Visnadi lands a nice hook to Cerrone's body. Cerrone takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Visnadi shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Cerrone sprawls well. Cerrone wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Visnadi gets slowly back to his feet.
Visnadi on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Cerrone throws a series of strikes that have Visnadi backpedaling.
Cerrone scores with a jab to the head.
Cerrone throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.

Visnadi is rocked!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi looks for a takedown but Cerrone sprawls well.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Visnadi throws a head kick but Cerrone moves out of range.
Cerrone scores with a shot to the body.
Cerrone dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Visnadi. That did some damage!
Cerrone throws a front kick that sends Visnadi stumbling back into the cage.
Visnadi pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Cerrone lands with a thumping leg kick.
Visnadi takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

Visnadi has taken the fight to the clinch.
Visnadi has Cerrone pressed against the cage, preventing Cerrone from circling away and getting back to striking at range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cerrone wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Visnadi has him pressed against the cage.
Visnadi will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Cerrone with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Visnadi is trying to drag Cerrone to the mat but Cerrone just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Visnadi keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Cerrone's efforts to push away.

Visnadi breaks from the clinch.
Visnadi takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Cerrone uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Visnadi has time to react.
A shot to the liver by Cerrone. Beautiful body shot.
Cerrone connects with a leg kick. Visnadi looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Danga de danga de dang - Cerrone scores with a four punch combination!
Gianni Visnadi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi shoots in but no luck this time.
Cerrone blocks a leg kick.
Visnadi misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
The crowd cheers as Cerrone lands an impressive looking overhand right. Visnadi doesn't seem phased though.
Donald Cerrone is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Cerrone dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Visnadi. That did some damage!
Cerrone displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Visnadi.
Cerrone lands with a nice body kick.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Visnadi shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Cerrone defends it nicely.
Cerrone lands with a straight right. Visnadi didn't see that one coming.

And that's the end of the fight!
Donald Cerrone comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Cerrone 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 Paul Aken scores the fight 27:30
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 27:30
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Donald Cerrone!

Donald Cerrone looked relieved post fight as he said the following; 'First and for most I want to thank Vigor for finding me when I was green in MMA. I came in to this sport with no ground game and lost my first two fights here as a pro. With 9 fights in this fantastic organization I am now riding a 7 fight win streak, I have 2FOTN and 2KOTN, and now I am the CHAMP!!'.
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Event: VFF 68: Gracie vs Cerrone     
Date:   Jun 21, 2013

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Roman Strugalsky and Gianni Visnadi. Strugalsky's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Muay Thai. Visnadi is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Blind by Korn. Gianni Visnadi is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

180 cm
27
170 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
184 cm
20
157 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Great elbows
KO power
BJJ Purple Belt
Basic striking
Determined

KAISER

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Roman Strugalsky!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Albert Achterberg and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Visnadi 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.

Strugalsky moves into the clinch.
Visnadi tries to work over Strugalsky's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Strugalsky just misses with a elbow thrown towards Visnadi's brow.
Visnadi tries for a takedown but Strugalsky manages to get underhooks.

Visnadi drags the fight down to the ground.

Visnadi has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Strugalsky can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Strugalsky tries to stand but Visnadi is controlling from the bottom.
Visnadi looking to control.
Strugalsky wanted to stand there but Visnadi had control of the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Visnadi is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Strugalsky tries to stand but Visnadi is controlling from the bottom.

Visnadi looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Strugalsky knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Visnadi on the ground.
Visnadi not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Strugalsky won't allow Visnadi to get back to his feet.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:48 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Gianni Visnadi!
Gianni Visnadi thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: VFF 66: Saruwatari vs Lewis     
Date:   Jun 07, 2013

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Gianni Visnadi and Anton Kuivanen. Chooooooooon! I think Visnadi might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Blind by Korn. Kuivanen has chosen Kanye West - Amazing ft. Young Jeezy . as his entrance music. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

184 cm
20
157 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
176 cm
21
164 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Counter fighter
Cuts easily
BJJ Purple Belt
Good kicks
Tends to cut

Sparta Fightware
Malicestar

Brute
BeastMode



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Anton Kuivanen!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Daniel Blasius and Saam Ante.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kuivanen blocks a jab.

Visnadi clinches up against the cage.

Kuivanen gets control of Visnadi's arms and successfully pulls guard. Kuivanen will no doubt be looking for submissions off his back.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Visnadi postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Kuivanen keeping moving, preventing Visnadi from controlling successfully.
Kuivanen is controlling Visnadi's posture.
Kuivanen looking to control.

Well, the referee has seen enough. Neither fighter is active enough on the ground so he's stood them back up.
Nice body punch from Kuivanen.
Visnadi shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

Visnadi moves into the clinch successfully.

Kuivanen has managed to pull guard. Let's see whether he can work an aggressive guard. It will also be interesting to see what tactics Visnadi uses from the top position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kuivanen has his hands on Visnadi's head, controlling the position.
Kuivanen is trying to keep Visnadi in close.
Kuivanen looking for a sweep. Not yet Kuivanen, not yet.
Kuivanen keeping moving, preventing Visnadi from controlling successfully.
Kuivanen is controlling Visnadi's posture.

The ref stands the fighters back up, due to lack of action by Anton Kuivanen.
Visnadi misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

Visnadi moves into the clinch.

Visnadi breaks the clinch.
Visnadi avoids a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

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

Visnadi looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Kuivanen looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Kuivanen wants to lay and pray for a moment but Visnadi keeps working.
Kuivanen looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kuivanen throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Kuivanen stops Visnadi from getting back to his feet.
Visnadi is trying to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

Kuivanen is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Visnadi sees it coming and defends easily.
Kuivanen is keen to just control but Visnadi is a slippery customer.

Kuivanen is working for a submission of some sort.
Visnadi is trying to stand.
Visnadi keeping control of the position.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi pushes Kuivanen off looking to stand but Kuivanen dives back in and keeps control.
Visnadi is trying to maintain the position but Kuivanen is very close to passing his half guard.
Kuivanen prevents Visnadi from improving his position.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.

Kuivanen is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Visnadi is just riding it out for now. Kuivanen eventually gives up the hold.
Kuivanen looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Visnadi walks into a straight right hand from Kuivanen.

Visnadi has taken the fight to the clinch.

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

Visnadi moves into the clinch successfully.

Kuivanen has managed to pull guard. Let's see whether he can work an aggressive guard. It will also be interesting to see what tactics Visnadi uses from the top position.
Kuivanen is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Visnadi is controlling him.
Visnadi with a flurry of punches that miss.
Kuivanen wants to stand up but Visnadi is controlling him.
Kuivanen keeping moving, preventing Visnadi from controlling successfully.
Visnadi postures up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kuivanen looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

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

Kuivanen has managed to clinch.

Kuivanen has double underhooks and is working for a body lock takedown. He's got it. The fighters land in half guard but Visnadi regains guard immediately.
Visnadi trying to keep a closed guard but Kuivanen is proving a slippery customer.
Kuivanen won't allow Visnadi to get back to his feet.
Kuivanen with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Kuivanen forces his way into half guard.
Visnadi wants to control but Kuivanen is keeping busy.
Kuivanen lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Visnadi wants to improve his position but Kuivanen is controlling well.

Kuivanen wants to work for an arm triangle but Visnadi is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Visnadi is looking for a sweep. Kuivanen is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Kuivanen is figuring out what he wants to do next.

Kuivanen seems to be looking for submissions.

Kuivanen is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Visnadi pushes Kuivanen off looking to stand but Kuivanen dives back in and keeps control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi manages to get to full guard.
Kuivanen tries to free his leg and advance position but Visnadi is retaining full guard.
Visnadi looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Visnadi pulls Kuivanen in close to prevent any damage.
Visnadi is trying to keep Kuivanen in close.

Visnadi looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Kuivanen works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Kuivanen wants to free his trapped foot but Visnadi is holding on for dear life with his legs.
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.
Kuivanen is trying to control. Visnadi wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

Kuivanen is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Visnadi has managed to free his arm - good work.
Visnadi is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Visnadi looks like he's trying to stand up.

Kuivanen is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Visnadi defends it well.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Visnadi wants to get back to full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



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

Kuivanen is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Visnadi has managed to free his arm - good work.
Kuivanen trying to pass the guard but Visnadi defending well.
Visnadi trying to hold on to Kuivanen's head to control him but Kuivanen postures up.
Visnadi tries to roll over but Kuivanen keeps him under control.
Kuivanen is thwarting Visnadi's attempts to control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kuivanen thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

Visnadi looking for submissions off his back.

Visnadi manages to escape and get back to his feet!
Visnadi doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Kuivanen tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Anton Kuivanen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Kuivanen darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Kuivanen stops Visnadi from getting back to his feet.
Kuivanen tries to stand but his hand is stuck under Visnadi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi looks like he's trying to stand up.
Kuivanen trying to pass the guard but Visnadi defending well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Visnadi trying to control here.

Kuivanen is working for a submission of some sort.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Visnadi gets back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kuivanen sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Visnadi working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Kuivanen.
Kuivanen trying to control the position from guard on top but Visnadi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Visnadi is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Anton Kuivanen is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Kuivanen trying to control the position from guard on top but Visnadi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The ref calls for a clean break and stands the fighters back up. Anton Kuivanen wasn't active enough on the ground.
Visnadi tries a head kick but it misses.
Gianni Visnadi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kuivanen is looking to clinch.
Visnadi tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Kuivanen connects with a solid leg kick.

Kuivanen looking to score a takedown here. Visnadi is defending well but Kuivanen drives through and ends up in Visnadi's guard.
Kuivanen passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Kuivanen wants to lay and pray for a moment but Visnadi keeps working.
The crowd applaud the fighters efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Visnadi manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Visnadi is refusing to be controlled, as Kuivanen sits in half guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kuivanen is taking a breather. Visnadi 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.

And that's the end of the fight!
Anton Kuivanen comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Kuivanen 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 Patrick Alders scores the fight 27:30
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 27:30
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anton Kuivanen!

Anton Kuivanen spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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Event: VFF 61: Gracie vs Visnadi     
Date:   May 03, 2013

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Rayce Gracie and Gianni Visnadi. Visnadi has chosen Blind by Korn as his entrance music. Rayce Gracie has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

165 cm
23
165 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
184 cm
19
157 lbs
4 - 0 - 0
Good takedowns
Basic striking
Experienced
BJJ Purple Belt
Brawler
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the lightweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Rayce Gracie!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Nard Betker and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Gracie closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Visnadi quickly recovers to half guard.
Gracie throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Gracie wants to take a breather but Visnadi is having none of it.
Gracie is thwarting Visnadi's attempts to control the position.
Gracie is pressing down on Visnadi's thigh, looking to free his foot. Visnadi is holding on for now.

Gracie 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.

Gracie is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Visnadi defends it well.
Gracie trying to control from half guard but Visnadi is working away.
Gracie throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
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.
Visnadi wants to control but Gracie is keeping busy.
Visnadi throws a strike from the bottom but Gracie passes into side control!

Gracie goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Visnadi rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Gracie's guard! Nice work there by Visnadi!
Visnadi sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Gracie's guard.
Gracie 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.
Gracie trying to hold on to Visnadi's head to control him but Visnadi postures up.

Visnadi is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Gracie wants to improve his position but Visnadi is controlling well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Gracie works his way to full guard. Good work.

Gracie looking for a guillotine here but Visnadi defends easily.

Gracie looking for a guillotine here but Visnadi defends easily.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Visnadi is looking to stand up but Gracie won't let him.

Gracie is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Visnadi wants to control from the top but Gracie keeps moving.
Gracie might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gracie looking to control.

Gracie is looking for a triangle but Visnadi pushes his legs off easily.
Visnadi looking to sit in guard and control but Gracie gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Gracie won't allow Visnadi to get back to his feet.
Visnadi really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Gracie. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Gracie trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Gracie trying to control the position from guard on top but Visnadi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Visnadi controls Gracie momentarily but Gracie frees himself.
Gracie trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Visnadi has his hands on Gracie's head, controlling the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

OK we're going to have a standup here. Gianni Visnadi hasn't been effective enough on the ground and the referee wants a restart.

Gracie drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Visnadi regains half guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gracie is looking to take a break and control but Visnadi is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Visnadi wants to get back to full guard.
Visnadi wants to control but Gracie is keeping busy.
Gracie throwing shots but Visnadi is blocking nicely.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.

Gracie is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Visnadi is looking to improve his position.
Gracie missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Rayce Gracie 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.



Visnadi bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
Gracie is looking to reverse the position.
Visnadi working the ground and pound.
Visnadi wants to stand but Gracie has his arm trapped.
Gracie sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.

Gracie looking for submissions off his back.
Visnadi missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Rayce Gracie overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Visnadi not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Ground and pound from Visnadi.

Visnadi is looking for a kimura here.
Gracie moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Gracie throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Gracie lands a beautiful switch and he's in full mount! That could spell trouble for Visnadi!

Gracie wants to finish this one by submission but Visnadi is holding onto his waist, trying to prevent any attacks from Gracie.
Gracie tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Gracie throwing sloppy strikes here. Perhaps if he tightened up his striking from such a dominant position, he'd be able to finish easier.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi has given up his back, trying to stand up. Not clever.

Gracie is persistently looking for the submission but Visnadi is defending it well.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A lull in the action here.
Visnadi is defending well here and trying to improve his position.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:55 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Rayce Gracie!
Rayce Gracie retains his lightweight title!
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A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
51%

 

Event: VFF 58: Lawson vs Constrictor     
Date:   Apr 12, 2013

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Bernard Nyamondi and Gianni Visnadi. Nyamondi comes into the arena with Volbeat - A Warriors Call blaring out of the sound system. Visnadi has chosen Blind by Korn as his entrance music. This should be a great matchup!

196 cm
20
157 lbs
4 - 3 - 0
184 cm
19
157 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
Decent wrestler
Brawler
Very quick
BJJ Purple Belt
Brawler
Determined

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Malicestar



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Bernard Nyamondi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
The judges for this bout are Radbod Blank, Paul Aken and Paulsen Ambrosius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Nyamondi scores with a takedown into Visnadi's guard.
Nyamondi postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Visnadi striking off his back, scoring a few points.
Nyamondi stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Visnadi swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Visnadi is trying to control the position but Nyamondi postures up.
Visnadi avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Nyamondi is looking to advance position but Visnadi has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!
Nyamondi wants to hold on but Visnadi pushes him away.
Nyamondi is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Nyamondi is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Visnadi lands a heavy elbow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Visnadi lands with some strikes.
Nyamondi is desperately trying to improve his position but Visnadi has a good base and remains in mount.
Nyamondi has worked his way to half guard, taking advantage of Visnadi's lack of action.
Visnadi throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Visnadi is keen to just control but Nyamondi is a slippery customer.
Nyamondi regains full guard. Nicely done.
Visnadi is pushing down on Nyamondi's leg trying to pass to half guard. Nyamondi is fighting to maintain full guard but Visnadi has managed to sneak the leg through.
Visnadi controlling the action here.
Visnadi throwing shots but Nyamondi is blocking nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nyamondi wants to improve his position but Visnadi is controlling well.
Visnadi scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Visnadi is thwarting Nyamondi's attempts to control the position.
Visnadi not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nyamondi is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Nyamondi really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Visnadi has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Visnadi tries to stand and escape but Nyamondi is controlling the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi wants to control but Nyamondi is keeping him busy.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Nyamondi moves into full guard.
Nyamondi will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Nyamondi lands a beautiful switch and he's in full mount! That could spell trouble for Visnadi!
Nyamondi scores with a couple of good head shots there.
Nyamondi tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.

Nyamondi goes for an armbar but Visnadi turns quickly into his guard - lovely anticipation from Visnadi.
Visnadi trying to control but Nyamondi is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Nyamondi controlling Visnadi's posture.
Visnadi throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Nyamondi works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Visnadi drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Nyamondi dives on top into guard.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Visnadi looking to hit a scissor sweep but Nyamondi is one step ahead there.
Nyamondi tries to free his leg and advance position but Visnadi is retaining full guard.
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 Bernard Nyamondi 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.


Visnadi throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Nyamondi stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Bernard Nyamondi is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

Visnadi closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Nyamondi's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Visnadi trying to control the position from guard on top but Nyamondi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Nyamondi has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Nyamondi keeping full guard, as Visnadi tries to pass.
Nyamondi bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Visnadi's guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nyamondi looking to pass the guard.

Visnadi working for a triangle but Nyamondi defends it easily.
Visnadi keeping full guard, as Nyamondi tries to pass.
Visnadi looking to hit a scissor sweep but Nyamondi is one step ahead there.
Visnadi trying to control the position.
Nyamondi stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Visnadi swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Bernard Nyamondi overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Visnadi not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nyamondi sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Visnadi's guard.

Nyamondi is looking for a kimura. It's pretty deep but Visnadi still has the half guard so he's probably OK. Oh, Visnadi has exploded into a beautiful escape there and after a quick scramble, he's ended up in side control on top! Nice work!
You can see the frustration on Nyamondi's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Visnadi trying to control the action but Nyamondi is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Visnadi thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Nyamondi is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Visnadi throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and Nyamondi works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.
Nyamondi tries to roll over but Visnadi keeps him under control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nyamondi wants to control but Visnadi is keeping busy.
Visnadi is controlling the pace.

Visnadi is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gianni Visnadi showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Nyamondi on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Nyamondi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Visnadi.
Visnadi connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Nyamondi fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Visnadi misses with a low kick.
Nyamondi fails with a takedown attempt.
Visnadi throws a hook to the side of Nyamondi's head but Nyamondi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Nyamondi shoots in but no luck this time.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bernard Nyamondi. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Horrible takedown by Nyamondi or perhaps it was just good defense by Visnadi which made him look bad.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Visnadi.
Visnadi clobbers Nyamondi with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Visnadi looks to land a combination but Nyamondi avoids it well.
Nyamondi tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Visnadi swivels and escapes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A left lands for Visnadi.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

Visnadi closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Visnadi thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Visnadi takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Visnadi wants to control but Nyamondi is keeping him busy.
Visnadi might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Nyamondi kaven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Visnadi thows a huge punch but Nyamondi dodges it nicely.
Nyamondi is staying active underneath Visnadi, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Nyamondi moves into full guard.
Nyamondi trying to keep a closed guard but Visnadi is proving a slippery customer.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.

Visnadi has gone for a leg lock! Nyamondi slips out almost immediately though and dives into Visnadi's guard.
Nyamondi has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nyamondi passes Visnadi's right leg, so he's now in half guard.

Nyamondi is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Visnadi is just riding it out for now. Nyamondi eventually gives up the hold.
Visnadi is trying is best to control the position here.
Visnadi trying to control from the bottom.
Visnadi is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Nyamondi is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Visnadi doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Nyamondi.
Nyamondi is looking to advance position but Visnadi won't allow it.
Nyamondi has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Visnadi tries to reverse the position but Nyamondi maintains control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A nice elbow there by Nyamondi.
Nyamondi raining down hammerfists from mount.
Visnadi wants to control but Nyamondi is having none of it.

Nyamondi goes for an armbar but he's fallen flat on his backside there and now Visnadi is on top in guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Visnadi wants to control from the top but Nyamondi keeps moving.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.

And that's the end of the fight!
Gianni Visnadi comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Visnadi 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 Radbod Blank scores the fight 28:29
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 28:29
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Gianni Visnadi!

After winning the bout, Gianni Visnadi thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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time
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A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
55%

 

Event: VFF 55: Jurri vs Yanar     
Date:   Mar 22, 2013

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Gianni Visnadi and Wranch Hammer. Visnadi comes to the cage accompanied by Blind by Korn. Wranch Hammer will no doubt be trying to keep this one on the feet, where he has a distinct advantage.

184 cm
19
157 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
175 cm
22
155 lbs
4 - 8 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Basic striking
Cuts easily
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Knockout power

Malicestar

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Wranch Hammer!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Daniel Blasius and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Visnadi tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Hammer misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

Hammer is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Visnadi's half guard.
Visnadi is trying is best to control the position here.
Visnadi gets full guard.

Visnadi pushes a forearm under Hammer's chin to create some space. He's escaped his hips and pivoted quickly for an armbar! Can he extend the arm? Yes, Hammer is tapping out! Damn, that was fast!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:45 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Gianni Visnadi!
A very excited looking Gianni Visnadi made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
35%

 

Event: Vigor Live! VII     
Date:   Mar 06, 2013

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Gianni Visnadi and Leo Luccas. Visnadi comes into the arena with Blind by Korn blaring out of the sound system. Gianni Visnadi has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

184 cm
18
157 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
171 cm
25
155 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter striker
Cuts easily
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Prefers standup

Malicestar

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



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Visnadi has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Visnadi there as he acknowledges the shot.
Visnadi has a takedown stuffed.

Visnadi forces Luccas back against the cage and clinches.
Visnadi looking for a takedown.

Luccas jumps guard.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Visnadi wants to control from the top but Luccas keeps moving.
Visnadi keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Luccas's head.

Visnadi 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.
Luccas keeping full guard, as Visnadi tries to pass.
Visnadi slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Luccas is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but Visnadi has just dragged him back down to the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Visnadi tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Visnadi works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.

Visnadi looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
An elbow from Visnadi crashes against the mat.
Visnadi 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.
Luccas is trying to control Visnadi's posture but Visnadi avoids it.
Visnadi fails to land a wild elbow strike.
Luccas is trying to get back to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Visnadi trying to control the action but Luccas is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Luccas tries to buck Visnadi off but Visnadi is having none of it.
Luccas takes a couple of big shots there - the referee warns him that he has to defend himself better.
Visnadi scoring with punches and elbows.
Luccas really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Visnadi. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Visnadi is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Luccas is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Luccas tries to bench press Visnadi off him but Visnadi keeps the position.
Visnadi creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Luccas sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Visnadi postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Luccas stuck in half guard on the bottom here.
Visnadi throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and Luccas works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Visnadi prevents Luccas from standing back up.
Luccas trying to get back to full guard but Visnadi takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
Visnadi will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Visnadi is in the full mount, landing strikes.
Visnadi trying to control but Luccas is having none of it.
Visnadi postures up and lands a whopping elbow - oh that's hurt Luccas bigstyle! Two more strikes land for Visnadi and the fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Gianni Visnadi!
Our winner, Gianni Visnadi, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
39%

 

Event: VFF 50: McFadden vs Kopper     
Date:   Feb 15, 2013

Coming up we have a lightweight MMA rules bout between Lance Ngeimai and Gianni Visnadi. Visnadi has chosen Blind by Korn as his entrance music. Lance Ngeimai has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

180 cm
24
160 lbs
3 - 5 - 0
184 cm
18
157 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
Good wrestling
Brawler
Good chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter striker
Determined

-

Malicestar



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the lightweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Lance Ngeimai!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Gianni Visnadi!
The judges for this bout are Aafke Stam, Wagner Zegers and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Ngeimai drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Ngeimai lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Visnadi down.
Visnadi can't do much from the bottom here.
Visnadi sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Ngeimai not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Visnadi gets full guard.
Visnadi is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.

Visnadi is actively looking for submissions from his back. He's worked himself a little space on the bottom and seems to be going for a triangle. No, he's switched into an armbar! That was slick! Ngeimai rolls with it to try and escape but Visnadi cranks on the arm and Ngeimai is forced to tap out! This one is aaaaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:47 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Gianni Visnadi!
A very excited looking Gianni Visnadi made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
S C
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B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
71%

 

 
 
 
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