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Event: EVO 302: Bardanos vs Wolek     
Date:   Mar 01, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Barack Obama. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

169 cm
35
141 lbs
48 - 19 - 1
170 cm
28
143 lbs
15 - 13 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 48 wins, 19 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Barack Obama!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Donald Grub and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama shoots in looking for a takedown but Tallon manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Obama's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Nice sprawl there from Tallon as Obama shoots in.
Tallon seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Tallon throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tallon tries to land a leg kick but Obama saw it coming and moves away.
Tallon avoids a punch combination nicely.
Tallon misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Obama scores with a body shot.
Obama misses with a series of wild punches.
Tallon throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Obama.

It looks like Barack Obama has been cut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obama throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Obama keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tallon looking to land some kicks to the body here.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Obama tries to clinch up but Tallon circles away and keeps his distance.
Tallon throwing a counter right hand but Obama manages to avoid it.
Obama fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Barack Obama.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Tallon is fending him off so far but Obama persists. Nope, Tallon circles away and we're back to standing.
Obama checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tallon, right into the meat.
Tallon stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Tallon wants it to stay on the feet.
Obama uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Tallon seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Obama takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Tallon scores with a hook to the body. Obama takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Obama shoots in for a double leg but Tallon sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Tallon scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Obama is just out of range.
Obama misses the shot to the body.
Tallon looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tallon is looking to chop away at Obama's legs.
Tallon connects with a good right hand that stumbles Obama. Obama circles away out of range and recomposes himself.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Decent striking displayed by Tallon there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Obama has closed the distance and engaged Tallon in a clinch.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Obama.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Obama lands with a short shot to the head.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Obama avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Obama looking for a takedown.
Obama is trying to pull guard but Tallon turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Obama lands with a light punch inside.
Tallon working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tallon lands with a light punch inside.
Obama softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Obama misses with a hook to the ribs.
Obama tries to pull guard but Tallon holds him up against the cage and eventually Obama drops back down to his feet.
Obama misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A right hand to the body from Tallon.
Obama lands a hook that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Obama misses with a hook from the clinch.
A short right from Tallon on the inside.
Obama swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Obama is looking to take this one to the mat.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Obama misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Obama tries to score a body lock takedown but Tallon shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Obama tries to score a body lock takedown but Tallon shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Obama misses with some punches.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Obama tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Obama swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
A nice left hand lands by Tallon.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon is pressed up against the cage. Obama has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Tallon down to the mat. Tallon avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Tallon tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tallon lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Obama has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Obama and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Obama.
A counter left hand to the body from Tallon misses its target.
Tallon keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obama bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Tallon's head backwards.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
A nice side step and Obama releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.

Tallon fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Obama, pushing him back against the cage.
Tallon works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Obama fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Obama.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tallon creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tallon works on Obama's body with a couple of short punches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obama circles away from the clinch attempt.
Tallon throws a nice inside leg kick.
Tallon is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Obama can do to turn this around?
Tallon connects with a leg kick. Obama looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tallon takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Obama fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Tallon avoids it really well and circles away.
Obama takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Obama throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Tallon's waist but Tallon gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Obama off to one side.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Obama looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Obama misses with a takedown attempt - Tallon sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
As Obama tries to get set, Tallon tries to push him back and clinch up but Obama manages to avoid the attempt.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Barack Obama.
Obama closes this distance looking for a takedown but Tallon circles away.
Obama is breathing heavily.
Tallon thuds his shin into the meat of Obama's side.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon lands a really nice looking cross but Obama seems unphased.
Obama has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tallon.
Barack Obama is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Obama keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tallon throws a body punch but Obama moves out of range.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. Obama looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tallon looks to land a left hand but Obama moved out of range nicely.
Tallon connects with an inside leg kick.
Tallon throws a shot from downtown. Obama moves away and avoids it.
Tallon scores with a spinning back kick!
Tallon getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Obama avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Tallon comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.

Tallon lands a big head kick that sends Obama tumbling to the mat! Tallon takes a step backwards and waves Obama back to his feet - he wants the finish!

Obama is rocked!
Sean Tallon is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon closes the distance and lands a vicious right hand that drops Obama! Tallon dives in looking to finish! Obama is still trying to defend himself but he's taking too many shots and the referee has no choice but to stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:57 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Sean Tallon!
Sean Tallon decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: EVO 300     
Date:   Feb 22, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Jacek Krakowiak. Krakowiak has chosen O.S.T.R & Kasta - Dzis ide walczyc mamo as his entrance music. Sean Tallon could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Jacek Krakowiak's chin.

169 cm
35
141 lbs
47 - 19 - 1
171 cm
26
143 lbs
19 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 47 wins, 19 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Jacek Krakowiak!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Timothy Bukovac and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tallon thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Krakowiak if he has to take too many more of those.
A leg kick checked by Krakowiak.
Krakowiak loads up on a big right hand but Tallon slips the punch.
Donk. Tallon catches Krakowiak right on the button with a cross.
A looping hook to the body misses from Krakowiak. Tallon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Krakowiak scores with the left hand. Tallon knows he should have avoided that one.
Tallon throws a wild body kick that Krakowiak sees coming a mile off.
A little jabbing left from Krakowiak on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Tallon fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Krakowiak has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon with a nice cross.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body.
Krakowiak misses with a left hand
and Tallon cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Krakowiak is rocked!
Krakowiak throws a jab when Tallon was well out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Tallon misses the target.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Krakowiak takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon checks a leg kick.
Tallon looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Tallon has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Scotty's Yard in the buildup to the fight.
Tallon scores with a kick to the body.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tallon swings for the body but Krakowiak moves out of range.
Tallon throws a looping overhand right but Krakowiak ducks down to avoid it.
Tallon blocks a head kick by Krakowiak.
Tallon looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Both fighters circling a little - Tallon finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Krakowiak now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Tallon throws a leg kick but Krakowiak moved away.
Tallon lands with a thumping leg kick.
Tallon is looking to slow Krakowiak down with leg kicks.
Krakowiak's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Tallon connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Krakowiak scrambles back to his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Krakowiak is still on wobbly legs! Can Tallon finish him?
Good exchange - Krakowiak coming out on top.
Krakowiak seems to have recovered his senses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Krakowiak lands with a straight right. Tallon didn't see that one coming.
Tallon delivers a nice body kick.
Tallon closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
A clash of legs there as Krakowiak blocks the low kick.
Tallon loads up on a big right hand but Krakowiak slips the punch.
Tallon lands a really nice looking cross but Krakowiak seems unphased.
Tallon tries to land a front kick but Krakowiak steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Tallon fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Krakowiak looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Tallon checks a leg kick.
Tallon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Krakowiak.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Krakowiak takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

Tallon moves into range and clinches up with Krakowiak.

Krakowiak breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Krakowiak uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Tallon has time to react.
Krakowiak looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Tallon throws a front kick aimed at Krakowiak's knee but Krakowiak avoids it well.
Krakowiak looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Krakowiak will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Tallon tries to clinch but Krakowiak moves out of range.
Krakowiak swats away the attempt to clinch by Tallon.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Tallon. Krakowiak shrugs it off though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Krakowiak tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Tallon waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Krakowiak.
A little jabbing left from Krakowiak on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Tallon uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Krakowiak.
Krakowiak throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Decent striking displayed by Tallon there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Krakowiak swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tallon lands a nice leg kick that just misses Krakowiak's sensitive parts.
Krakowiak gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Good leg kick by Tallon there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Krakowiak keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tallon swings widly with a right hand
and Krakowiak counters with a lovely shot to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Tallon misses the target.
Krakowiak throws out a counter right but Tallon avoids it with no problem.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Krakowiak sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tallon, right into the meat.
Tallon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Krakowiak.
Krakowiak blocks a leg kick.
Tallon attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Krakowiak looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Krakowiak throws a right and a left that both miss.
Tallon is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Krakowiak can do to turn this around?
Tallon misses with a low kick.
A combination from Krakowiak does no damage.
A looping hook to the body misses from Krakowiak. Tallon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tallon swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Krakowiak blocks the body kick.
Krakowiak pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tallon misses with a hook. Krakowiak ducked under it nicely.
Sean Tallon is winning the standup battle so far.
Krakowiak scores with a decent looking hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Krakowiak fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Jab, jab by Tallon - just one landing.
Tallon changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Krakowiak stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tallon.
Krakowiak connects with a right hand. Tallon shakes it off.
Krakowiak's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Krakowiak keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tallon chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Sean Tallon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tallon loads up on a big right hand but Krakowiak slips the punch.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Krakowiak paws at him with a jab and circles away.
A clash of legs there as Tallon blocks the low kick.
Tallon tries to counter by clinching up but Krakowiak breaks away and moves out of range.
Tallon thuds his right hand into Krakowiak's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Krakowiak showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Tallon.
Krakowiak lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon tries to land a front kick but Krakowiak steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon moves to clinch but Krakowiak breaks away
and Krakowiak counters with a nice uppercut.
Krakowiak bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Krakowiak looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Krakowiak throws a shot from downtown. Tallon moves away and avoids it.
Tallon scores with the left hand. Krakowiak knows he should have avoided that one.
Tallon pushes Krakowiak away with a front kick.
A slapping body kick lands there for Tallon.
Tallon tries to move into range but Krakowiak moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Krakowiak takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Nice defenses there by Krakowiak.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Krakowiak misses with a right hand
and Tallon counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Tallon tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Krakowiak manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
A slow jab from Krakowiak misses its intended target.
Tallon lands a leg kick that knocks Krakowiak off balance momentarily.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Krakowiak moves away.
Nice uppercut lands for Krakowiak. That snapped Tallon's head back.
Tallon scores with a kick to the body.
Krakowiak misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Tallon bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Krakowiak tries to move into range but Tallon moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Tallon tries to land a body kick
and Krakowiak counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws a quick inside leg kick.
Tallon throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A little jabbing left from Krakowiak on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Krakowiak throws a shot from downtown. Tallon moves away and avoids it.
Tallon wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon cracks a nice hook into Krakowiak's ribs.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Tallon - that will leave a mark!
Some bone on bone action there as Krakowiak checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
A little jabbing left from Krakowiak on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Krakowiak punishes Tallon's body with a nice straight punch.
Jab from Krakowiak.
Tallon lands with an uppercut that bounces Krakowiak off the cage and back into range.
Krakowiak slips a straight right by Tallon.
Tallon throws a leg kick that is checked
and Krakowiak counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A telegraphed right hand from Tallon misses the target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Krakowiak fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tallon looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Krakowiak misses with a head kick.
Tallon lands a jab to Krakowiak's midsection.
Krakowiak misses the jab.
A big right from Tallon misses.
Tallon bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

Tallon lands a big right hand that sends Krakowiak crashing to the mat! Tallon stays standing though and waves Krakowiak back to his feet!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Krakowiak throws a head kick that misses.
Tallon scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Krakowiak takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tallon lands with a good body shot.
Tallon scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
Tallon throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Krakowiak stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Krakowiak looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.

Tallon instigates a clinch.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Krakowiak takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
A shot in the inside from Tallon.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Krakowiaks head.
Krakowiak blocks an uppercut.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Krakowiak's ribcage. Krakowiak let out a lung full of air as it connected.
A shot in the inside from Tallon.
A short left from Tallon.
Tallon lands a big right hand that drops Krakowiak! The killer instinct kicks in and Tallon finishes his opponent with a series of strikes from mount. A dominating finish by Tallon!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:56 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Sean Tallon!
Sean Tallon retains his bantamweight title!
A victorious Sean Tallon thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: EVO 295: Perkele vs Joestar     
Date:   Feb 01, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Shin Dong Hyuk. 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.

169 cm
35
141 lbs
47 - 18 - 1
167 cm
31
145 lbs
28 - 10 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 47 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Shin Dong Hyuk!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, James Ackerman and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dong Hyuk lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Dong Hyuk throws a quick inside leg kick.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Dong Hyuk has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Dong Hyuk feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Tallons jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Dong Hyuk misses with a leg kick
and Tallon counters with a stiff right hand.
Tallon sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Tallon throws a leg kick but Dong Hyuk checks it.
Dong Hyuk tries to work over Tallon's front leg with a kick but Tallon checks it.
Tallon throws a jab but it's blocked by Dong Hyuk.
Tallon lands a glancing blow to the side of Dong Hyuk's head.
Tallon thows a leg kick but Dong Hyuk checks it
and Dong Hyuk counters with a leg kick.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch but Dong Hyuk swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.

Dong Hyuk instigates a clinch.
Dong Hyuk fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Dong Hyuk working aggressively here.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Dong Hyuk tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Dong Hyuk or not.
Dong Hyuk misses with a hook from the clinch.
Dong Hyuk misses with some punches.
Dong Hyuk misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dong Hyuk prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon tries a body shot but Dong Hyuk blocks it.
Dong Hyuk lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon lands a body punch.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Dong Hyuk's head.
Dong Hyuk blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon lands a right hand that snaps the head of Dong Hyuk backwards.
Tallon softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Tallon blocks an elbow strike from Dong Hyuk.
A right hand to the body from Dong Hyuk.
Tallon lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Dong Hyuk or not.
Dong Hyuk throws a head punch that misses.
Dong Hyuk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon misses with some punches.
A right handed body shot lands from Dong Hyuk.
Tallon is working Dong Hyuk over against the cage.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon lands an uppercut.
Dong Hyuk pushes Tallon back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dong Hyuk blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Dong Hyuk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
A short left from Dong Hyuk.
Tallon lands with a light punch inside.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Dong Hyuk avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.

Dong Hyuk successfully pulls guard.

Tallon avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Tallon sitting in guard here, content to control.
Tallon wants to get up but he can't break Dong Hyuk's closed guard. He needs to be careful trying to break the legs open, as he's open to submissions here.
Tallon wants to stand and escape but instead Dong Hyuk has hit a sweep and he's now on top in guard.

Tallon is pulling down on Dong Hyuk's head. It's preventing any offense from Dong Hyuk, at least for the moment.
Tallon keeping moving, preventing Dong Hyuk from controlling successfully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dong Hyuk prevents Tallon from getting back to his feet.
Dong Hyuk content to stall in guard here.
Dong Hyuk trying to control the position from guard on top but Tallon is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Dong Hyuk tries to free his leg and advance position but Tallon is retaining full guard.
Dong Hyuk stands and throws Tallon's legs to the side, diving into side control.

Dong Hyuk is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Tallon knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Tallon is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but Dong Hyuk has just dragged him back down to the mat.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Tallon is looking to reverse the position.

Dong Hyuk thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Tallon tries to escape but Dong Hyuk is in control.
Dong Hyuk trying to control the action but Tallon is working from the bottom.
Dong Hyuk is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
Tallon is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but Dong Hyuk has just dragged him back down to the mat.
Dong Hyuk just content to control the position.
Tallon struggling a bit here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shin Dong Hyuk dominated that round.
That's time! Tallon's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tallon.
Dong Hyuk swats away the attempt to clinch by Tallon.
Dong Hyuk tries to work over Tallon's front leg with a kick but Tallon checks it.
A telegraphed right hand from Dong Hyuk misses the target.
Dong Hyuk misses with a looping right.
Dong Hyuk takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Dong Hyuk tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Tallon counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Sean Tallon is winning the standup battle so far.
Tallon throws a leg kick that is checked
and Dong Hyuk counters with a low kick, right behind Tallon 's knee.
Tallon jabbing away but nothing is landing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A swing and a miss from Dong Hyuk.
Tallon blocks a low kick nicely.
Tallon takes one to the chin there.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
A cross from Tallon lands.
Dong Hyuk checks the leg kick nicely there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
An inside leg kick lands from Tallon.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Dong Hyuk was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
Dong Hyuk throws a front kick aimed at Tallon's knee but Tallon avoids it well.
Tallon on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Tallon tries to clinch up
and Dong Hyuk counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Tallon thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tallon misses with a hook
and Dong Hyuk counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Tallon misses with a body shot.
Tallon walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Dong Hyuk connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Tallon momentarily.
Sean Tallon is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Dong Hyuk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Dong Hyuk bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Dong Hyuk tries for a takedown but Tallon sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Dong Hyuk motions for Tallon to come forward. Dong Hyuk throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tallon swings for the body but Dong Hyuk moves out of range.

Dong Hyuk feints and as Tallon raises his hands in defense, Dong Hyuk changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Tallon pulls Dong Hyuk in close to prevent any damage.
Tallon working a defensive guard here.
Dong Hyuk wants to pass the guard but Tallon is keeping the position.
Tallon is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Dong Hyuk is controlling him.
Tallon pulls Dong Hyuk in close to his closed guard and prevents Dong Hyuk from doing any damage or advancing position.

Dong Hyuk thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Dong Hyuk trying to control the position from guard on top but Tallon is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon controls Dong Hyuk momentarily but Dong Hyuk frees himself.
Tallon is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Dong Hyuk is controlling him.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Tallon doesn't manage to clinch there - Dong Hyuk circles away.
Tallon misses with a body shot.
Dong Hyuk throws out a counter right but Tallon avoids it with no problem.
Dong Hyuk defending well as Tallon loads up on a big left hand.
Shin Dong Hyuk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses.
Dong Hyuk misses with a series of wild punches.
Tallon throws a low kick but it's checked well by Dong Hyuk.
Tallon lands with a thumping leg kick.
Dong Hyuk misses with a kick to the body.
Tallon throws a quick counter kick to the body but Dong Hyuk avoids it.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Dong Hyuk throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tallon sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon misses with a low kick.
Dong Hyuk let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Dong Hyuk connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tallon. Dong Hyuk does a little dance to reset his feet.
Good work by Tallon as he checks the leg kick.
A head kick misses from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a low kick.
Dong Hyuk feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Tallons jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Tallon checks the leg kick.
We've been told by Tallon's head coaches at Scotty's Yard that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Dong Hyuk wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Dong Hyuk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Dong Hyuk fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Tallon.
Tallon looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Dong Hyuk checks a low kick from Tallon.
Tallon throws a leg kick
and Dong Hyuk counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Dong Hyuk lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Dong Hyuk fails in his attempt to clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shin Dong Hyuk showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Tallon fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Dong Hyuk.
A clash of legs there as Tallon blocks the low kick.
Dong Hyuk moves out of range as Tallon strikes.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Dong Hyuk tried to score with a low kick but Tallon checks it.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Dong Hyuk.
Dong Hyuk with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Dong Hyuk misses with a leg kick.
Dong Hyuk throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Tallon will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tallon bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Dong Hyuk momentarily.
Dong Hyuk scores with a nice body kick.
Dong Hyuk swings for the body but Tallon moves out of range.
Dong Hyuk slips a straight right by Tallon.
Dong Hyuk connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tallon. Tallon circles away out of range and recomposes himself.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon throws a head kick that misses.
Dong Hyuk lands with a thumping leg kick.
Dong Hyuk bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Dong Hyuk lands with a right hand.
Dong Hyuk throws a leg kick
and Tallon counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Dong Hyuk throws a big shot that misses.
Dong Hyuk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Dong Hyuk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tallon. That did some damage!
Tallon's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Dong Hyuk connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tallon scrambles back to his feet.
Tallon checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Dong Hyuk throws a half hearted mid kick.
Dong Hyuk throws a quick inside leg kick.
Tallon gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Dong Hyuk moves into the clinch.
Dong Hyuk swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Dong Hyuk misses with a body punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dong Hyuk fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Dong Hyuk working aggressively here.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Dong Hyuk controls his hands.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Dong Hyuk.
Tallon lands a right hand.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Dong Hyuk lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Dong Hyuk blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Dong Hyuk misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Dong Hyuk scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Dong Hyuk avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Dong Hyuk.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
A nice left hand lands by Tallon.
Dong Hyuk throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Tallon blocks it with crossed arms.
Tallon digs a right hand into Dong Hyuk's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Dong Hyuk's gas tank.
Tallon pushes Dong Hyuk back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands with a right to the head.
A short left from Tallon.
Dong Hyuk has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tallon throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Tallon tries a body shot but Dong Hyuk blocks it.
Still in the clinch, Tallon scores with a nice short uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Dong Hyuk fails to land.
Tallon lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Dong Hyuk.
Dong Hyuk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Dong Hyuk tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Dong Hyuk prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon lands with a short shot to the head.
Dong Hyuk blocks an uppercut.
A right hook to the body lands for Tallon.
Dong Hyuk misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Dong Hyuk or not.
Dong Hyuk takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Tallon softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Dong Hyuk fails to land.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Dong Hyuk throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Dong Hyuks head.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Dong Hyuk prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon pushes Dong Hyuk back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tallon lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Dong Hyuk backwards.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short right from Dong Hyuk on the inside.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A short left from Dong Hyuk.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Dong Hyuk scores with a shot to the side of Tallon's head.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Dong Hyuk misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Tallon digs a right hand into Dong Hyuk's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Dong Hyuk's gas tank.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon lands a right hand that snaps the head of Dong Hyuk backwards.
Dong Hyuk throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Shin Dong Hyuk just about did enough to take it.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Tallon takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Tallon lands a nice looking body shot.
Tallon chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Dong Hyuk can pounce on him.
Dong Hyuk cracks the inside of Tallon's front leg.
Dong Hyuk swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Dong Hyuk connects with a looping right hand.
Tallon avoids the body shot from Dong Hyuk.
Tallon tries to clinch but Dong Hyuk moves out of range.
Dong Hyuk moves out of range of the body kick.
Dong Hyuk is looking to land body kicks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Tallon closes the distance and clinches.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Dong Hyuk misses with a punch on the inside.
Dong Hyuk is looking to take this one to the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dong Hyuk's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Dong Hyuk working aggressively here.
Tallon lands with a short shot to the head.
Dong Hyuk can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Sean Tallon has scored more points in the clinch so far.
A short uppercut from Dong Hyuk.
Dong Hyuk misses with some punches.
Dong Hyuk scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Dong Hyuk creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Dong Hyuk.
A hook to the body from Dong Hyuk.
Dong Hyuk swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Dong Hyuk controls the action.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Dong Hyuk controls his hands.
Dong Hyuk tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Dong Hyuk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dong Hyuk fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Dong Hyuk working aggressively here.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Dong Hyuk.

Dong Hyuk breaks the clinch.
Dong Hyuk cracks a nice hook into Tallon's ribs.
Tallon moves out of range of the leg kick from Dong Hyuk.
Tallon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Dong Hyuk moves out of range of the body kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tallon.
Tallon thumps Dong Hyuk with a low kick.
Tallon connects with an inside leg kick.
A jab from Tallon misses.
Dong Hyuk walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tallon checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.

Dong Hyuk has closed the distance and engaged Tallon in a clinch.

Dong Hyuk pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tallon, right into the meat.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dong Hyuk ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Dong Hyuk connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Dong Hyuk takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Dong Hyuk uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tallon.
Tallon walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Dong Hyuk checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Tallon throws a nice looking combination but Dong Hyuk bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Dong Hyuk throws a fast counter high kick but Tallon manages to duck under it in time.
Dong Hyuk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Dong Hyuk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Dong Hyuk throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Dong Hyuk takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Dong Hyuk jabs Tallon to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Dong Hyuk doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Dong Hyuk throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tallon counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Dong Hyuk takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Dong Hyuk is looking to slow Tallon down with leg kicks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dong Hyuk is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tallon.
It appears Tallon was looking to counter with a kick there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Dong Hyuk throws a head kick that misses.
Tallon looks to throw the jab but Dong Hyuk is out of range.
Tallon throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Tallon scores with a decent looking hook.
Dong Hyuk pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tallon is out of range and Dong Hyuk settles back down.
Tallon defending well as Dong Hyuk loads up on a big left hand.
Dong Hyuk throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Tallon lands with a slapping head kick.
Tallon goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Tallon takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Tallon throws a body punch but Dong Hyuk moves out of range.
Dong Hyuk throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Tallon.
Tallon throws a head kick that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Shin Dong Hyuk will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. And we move into the final round!


Dong Hyuk turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A cross from Dong Hyuk lands.
Dong Hyuk scores with a jab to the head.
Tallon cracks a nice hook into Dong Hyuk's ribs.
Tallon misses with a low kick.
Tallon scores with a kick to the body.
Dong Hyuk dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Dong Hyuk connects with an inside leg kick.
A good leg kick by Tallon.
Tallon slips a jab from Dong Hyuk.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Dong Hyuk's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Dong Hyuk lands with a slapping head kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Dong Hyuk throws a leg kick but Tallon moved away.

Tallon drives through and clinches with Dong Hyuk against the cage.
Nice body punch from Tallon - that landed with a thud.

That's one minute gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tallon creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Dong Hyuk working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Dong Hyuk working aggressively here.
Dong Hyuk tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Dong Hyuk wants to take the fight to the mat but Tallon manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Dong Hyuk is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Tallon softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Dong Hyuk prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Dong Hyuk lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tallon scores with a shoulder strike.
Dong Hyuk stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Dong Hyuk throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon lands a body shot in the clinch.
Tallon lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Tallon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Dong Hyuk takes a shot to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A right hook to the body lands for Tallon.
Dong Hyuk throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Dong Hyuk backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Sean Tallon has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Dong Hyuk makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Dong Hyuk misses with a hook to the ribs.
Dong Hyuk blocks a body shot from Tallon.

Dong Hyuk jumps into guard, dragging Tallon to the mat.

Tallon stands up and waves to Dong Hyuk to follow him.
Dong Hyuk slips a straight right by Tallon.

Tallon moves into the clinch.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon throws a punch but it's blocked by Dong Hyuk.
Tallon cracks Dong Hyuk with a nice body shot.
Dong Hyuk working aggressively here.
Dong Hyuk tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tallon's elbow.
Tallon lands a left hand that snaps the head of Dong Hyuk backwards.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Dong Hyuk's elbow.
Dong Hyuk has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Dong Hyuk's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Shin Dong Hyuk is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dong Hyuk lands a nice uppercut.
Tallon lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Dong Hyuk or not.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Dong Hyuk tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Dong Hyuk working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Dong Hyuk's elbow.
Dong Hyuk tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Dong Hyuk tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Dong Hyuk fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Dong Hyuk's elbow.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Dong Hyuk fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Dong Hyuk misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Dong Hyuk tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Dong Hyuk swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Dong Hyuk swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Dong Hyuk working aggressively here.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Dong Hyuk blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Dong Hyuk.
A right handed body shot lands from Dong Hyuk.
Tallon takes a shot to the head.
Tallon makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short right from Tallon on the inside.
Tallon lands a right hand that snaps the head of Dong Hyuk backwards.
A short left from Dong Hyuk.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Dong Hyuk goes for a takedown attempt but Tallon pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Sean Tallon.
I think Dong Hyuk has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 47:49
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 46:49
Judge James Glass scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shin Dong Hyuk!

After winning the bout, Shin Dong Hyuk 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: EVO 293: Tallon vs Bardanos     
Date:   Jan 26, 2017

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Boreste Bardanos. Bardanos has chosen My Kingdom Will Come as his entrance music. On his way into the cage it seems that Sean Tallon has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Sean Tallon seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

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145 lbs
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 47 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Boreste Bardanos!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Donald Grub and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bardanos has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tallon.
A jab from Bardanos does it's job there.
Tallon avoids the body shot from Bardanos.
Bardanos swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tallon is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Bardanos.
Some wild striking there from Bardanos.
Bardanos misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tallon.
Boreste Bardanos seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Bardanos.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
A bit of a lull in the action. I'm sure it will pick up again soon... even if the ref has to physically pick them up and put them back on their feet.
Tallon is trying to get back to half guard.
Tallon wants to control but Bardanos postures up.
Bardanos is looking to take a break and control but Tallon is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Bardanos landing a few strikes.
Bardanos in side control, just content to control the action for now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon tries to bench press Bardanos off him but Bardanos keeps the position.
Tallon is trying to control Bardanos's posture but Bardanos avoids it.
Bardanos is looking to take a break and control but Tallon is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Tallon is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Bardanos is controlling him well.
Bardanos tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
Bardanos is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
Bardanos is chipping away with strikes.
Tallon is trying to get back to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Tallon wants to control but Bardanos postures up.
Tallon is working hard to escape and get back to his feet. After a battle for position, Bardanos asserts his dominance and retains side control.
Bardanos trying to control the action but Tallon is working from the bottom.
Tallon struggling a bit here.
Bardanos throws a strike aimed at the side of Tallon's head but Tallon avoids it well.
Tallon tries to buck Bardanos off but Bardanos is having none of it.
Tallon sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Bardanos seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Tallon does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon wants to control but Bardanos is keeping busy.
Tallon is in a tricky position. We've heard reports from his gym mates at Scotty's Yard that he's been drilling escapes, so let's see if he can get back to his feet.
Tallon looks like he's trying to stand up.
Tallon is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Bardanos scores with a couple of nice shots.
Tallon tries to kick Bardanos off but Bardanos keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Tallon wants to stand back up but Bardanos manages to pass into side control.
Tallon on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Tallon dodges the ground and pound from Bardanos.
Tallon struggling a bit here.
Tallon is working to avoid the ground and pound but Bardanos connects with a decent elbow.
Tallon is not content to let Bardanos control the position.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bardanos tries to advance to mount but can't.
Tallon is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but Bardanos has just dragged him back down to the mat.
Tallon is looking for a sweep.
Bardanos wants to lay and pray for a moment but Tallon keeps working.
Bardanos prevents Tallon from escaping the position.
Tallon struggling a bit here.
Tallon is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Bardanos is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Bardanos throwing shots but missing, from side control.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Bardanos working away.
Tallon wants to get back to his feet but Bardanos drags him back down.
Bardanos cracks Tallon with a big right hand but Tallon just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Bardanos wants to control but Tallon is keeping him busy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Boreste Bardanos dominated that round.
That's time! Tallon's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


A jab lands there for Bardanos.
Bardanos bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Bardanos scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Bardanos misses the jab.
Bardanos avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Tallon with a nice cross.
Bardanos throws a hook but Tallon blocks it.
Bardanos takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Tallon throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bardanos lands with an overhand left.
Bardanos misses with a jab, cross combination.
Bardanos lands a nice looking body shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tallon throws a body punch but Bardanos moves out of range.
Bardanos misses with a wild body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bardanos throws out a loose jab but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Boreste Bardanos seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Bardanos lunges at Tallon with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Tallon's hand.
Bardanos has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Tallon fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Bardanos has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Bardanos throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon throws a quick counter head kick but Bardanos was just out of range.
Tallon is looking to clinch but Bardanos is avoiding it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Bardanos! But no joy.
Tallon misses with a left hand
and Bardanos counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Tallon getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tallon. That's going to slow Bardanos down.
Tallon on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Tallon throws an overhand right that lands on Bardanos's shoulder, as Bardanos tries to avoid the shot.
Bardanos throws a body shot but no joy.
A big left from Bardanos misses.
Tallon drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Bardanos just misses with a punch to the body.

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

and Bardanos counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Bardanos.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bardanos throws a big elbow that misses.

Tallon has managed to wall walk up one of the corner posts to get back to his feet. Bardanos is pushing him up against the cage, looking to control the position.
Tallon lands a body shot.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Bardanos swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Bardanos blocks a punch to the side of the head.

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

Tallon has one foot on Bardanos's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.
Bardanos looks to throw the jab but Tallon is out of range.
Tallon bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
That kick from Tallon tenderised Bardanos's leg. Bardanos is trying to keep his angry face on.
Tallon pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tallon throws a hook but Bardanos avoids it easily.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tallon.
Bardanos is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Tallon throws a poor cross that misses
and Bardanos counters with a straight right hand.
Bardanos shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Tallon sprawls well. Tallon wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Bardanos gets slowly back to his feet.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Bardanos misses with a body shot.
Tallon misses with an uppercut. Bardanos saw that one coming.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Bardanos checks a leg kick.
Bardanos waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tallon.
Bardanos loads up on a big right hand but Tallon slips the punch.
Tallon throws a half hearted mid kick.
Bardanos throws a counter combo.
A big left from Bardanos misses.
Bardanos throws a shot from downtown. Tallon moves away and avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bardanos throws a right and a left that Tallon avoids nicely.
Tallon takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Bardanos paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Bardanos walks into a left hand.
Bardanos misses the shot to the body.
Bardanos pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Tallon back to the cage. Bardanos follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bardanos misses with a right hand
enabling Tallon to counter with a crisp jab.
Tallon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Bardanos.
A big right from Tallon misses.
Bardanos throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tallon connects with an inside leg kick.
Tallon lands a nice looking body shot.
Tallon takes a swing at Bardanos's ribcage but misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Boreste Bardanos will probably get the nod - 10:9.
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.


Tallon lands a leg kick that knocks Bardanos off balance momentarily.
Tallon uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Bardanos.
A telegraphed right hand from Bardanos misses the target.
Tallon is looking to counter the offense by Bardanos and move into the clinch.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Bardanos.
As Bardanos tries to get set, Tallon tries to push him back and clinch up but Bardanos manages to avoid the attempt.
Bardanos checks the leg kick nicely there.
Bardanos throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
Bardanos throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tallon slips a jab from Bardanos.
Tallon takes one to the chin there.
Bardanos misses with a takedown attempt
and Tallon counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bardanos misses the jab.
Nice cross by Tallon.
Tallon getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Tallon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Bardanos throws out the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon misses with an uppercut. Bardanos saw that one coming.
Tallon looks to throw the jab but Bardanos is out of range.
Bardanos fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tallon manages to avoid it.
Tallon throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tallon is looking to land body kicks.
Bardanos swats away the attempt to clinch by Tallon.
Bardanos ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
A shot to the liver by Bardanos. Beautiful body shot.
Tallon uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bardanos.
Tallon attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Tallon uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Bardanos.
The fight stays on the outside here - Tallon looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Sean Tallon is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bardanos shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Bardanos swinging wildly here.
Tallon needs to keep his hands up - Bardanos had a free shot at his head there.

Bardanos is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Tallon's half guard.

Tallon makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Tallon dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tallon pivots, looking for a leg kick but Bardanos is out of range and Tallon settles back down.
Bardanos scores with a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bardanos takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Tallon is looking to slow Bardanos down with leg kicks.
Tallon bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Bardanos, as that shot connected.
Bardanos displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tallon throws out the jab.
Bardanos ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.

Tallon takes the fight into the clinch.
Bardanos jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Tallon walks away with a smile on his face. Bardanos gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Boreste Bardanos.
Tallon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Bardanos.
Tallon throws a low kick but Bardanos avoids it.
Bardanos works the jab nicely.
Tallon tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Bardanos fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tallon manages to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tallon throws a half hearted mid kick.
Bardanos throws a shot from downtown. Tallon moves away and avoids it.
Bardanos misses with a straight left.
Bardanos blocks the body kick.
Bardanos throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tallon is looking to counter the offense by Bardanos and move into the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bardanos swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bardanos manages to avoid it.

Bardanos shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Tallon napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Bardanos wants to lay and pray for a moment but Tallon keeps working.
You can see the frustration on Tallon's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Bardanos lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Boreste Bardanos just about did enough to take it.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


No luck with that takedown attempt from Bardanos.
Bardanos avoids a kick to the body.

Bardanos closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Tallon's guard.
Bardanos has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

Tallon manages to wriggle out and sneak his way back up to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched up against the cage.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Bardanos tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Tallon just stands there and leans against the cage.

Bardanos turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Bardanos trying to control the action but Tallon is working from the bottom.

Tallon explodes and escapes back to his feet! Nice escape there!
Bardanos avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Bardanos tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tallon was well out of range. Poor timing from Bardanos.
Bardanos circles away from the clinch attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Bardanos drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Tallon keeping moving, preventing Bardanos from controlling successfully.

Tallon wriggles free and stands up.
Bardanos is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tallon.
A slow jab from Bardanos misses its intended target.
Bardanos throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Tallon to counter with a crisp jab.
Tallon throws a low kick, looking for Bardanos's leg but Bardanos calmly moves out of range.
Bardanos circles away from the clinch attempt.
Bardanos let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Bardanos changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.

Bardanos bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tallon wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Tallon is looking to get back to his feet here but Bardanos is keeping cool and he's managed to take Tallon's back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Tallon is trying to shake Bardanos off. He's managed it and has hopped back to his feet! Bardanos won't be happy about giving up the dominant position.
Bardanos checks the leg kick nicely there.
That kick from Tallon tenderised Bardanos's leg. Bardanos is trying to keep his angry face on.
Bardanos changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Bardanos takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Tallon misses with a looping left.
A little jabbing left from Bardanos on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Bardanos throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tallon walks into a straight right hand from Bardanos.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Bardanos.
Bardanos just misses with a punch to the body.
Bardanos tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tallon was well out of range. Poor timing from Bardanos.
Tallon fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Bardanos looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Tallon misses.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tallon swings away with a leg kick that misses.
A lazy left from Bardanos finds it's target.
Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Bardanos.
Tallon fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Bardanos looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Bardanos checks a leg kick nicely.
Bardanos scores with a crisp jab that stopped Tallon in his tracks.
Bardanos moves out of range of the body kick.
Tallon tried to score with a low kick but Bardanos checks it.
Bardanos lands a jab.
Bardanos's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.

Tallon clinches up against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bardanos lands with a left to the head.
Tallon scores with a nice hook to the head.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Bardanos lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Tallon lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Bardanos.
Bardanos tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Boreste Bardanos.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.

Bardanos breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Bardanos misses with a right hand
and Tallon makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Bardanos really felt that one!
Tallon uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Bardanos.
Bardanos looks to land a right hand but Tallon moved out of range.
Tallon swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Bardanos loads up on a big right hand but Tallon slips the punch.
Tallon tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Bardanos manages to circle out of the way.
Tallon tries to clinch up

and Bardanos counters with a takedown into side control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Sean Tallon will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Bardanos shoots in for a double leg but Tallon sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Tallon is looking to counter with a shot to the body.

Tallon gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Bardanos scoring with some ground and pound.
Tallon pulls Bardanos in close to prevent any damage.
Bardanos stops Tallon from standing up.
Bardanos wants to control from the top but Tallon keeps moving.
Tallon controlling the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon continues to stall.
Tallon not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon is looking to stand up but Bardanos isn't so interested in that idea.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch but Bardanos swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Tallon ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tallon misses with a leg kick

and Bardanos counters with a shoot takedown. Tallon fights it but they end up in guard.
Tallon wants to stand but Bardanos is controlling the position.
Tallon pulls Bardanos in to control the position.
Tallon is trying to control the position but Bardanos postures up.
Tallon has Bardanos pulled in close to control his posture.
Bardanos working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Bardanos in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Bardanos controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Sean Tallon has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Let's hope that Bardanos has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
Tallon keeping full guard, as Bardanos tries to pass.
Tallon wants to stand and escape but Bardanos is having none of it.

Bardanos got a little sloppy there for a moment and Tallon has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Bardanos has managed to get both his arms back between Tallon's legs - danger averted.
Bardanos seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch up but Bardanos swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Tallon looks to land a left hand but Bardanos moved out of range nicely.
Bardanos lunges at Tallon with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Tallon's hand.
Tallon misses with a hook to the body
and Tallon takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

Tallon gets a clinch.
Bardanos prevents a body shot from Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Bardanos tries to pull guard but Tallon holds him up against the cage and eventually Bardanos drops back down to his feet.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
A shot in the inside from Bardanos.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Bardanos fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon stops a takedown attempt from Bardanos.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Boreste Bardanos.

Bardanos decides to pull guard.

Tallon stands up from guard. Let's bang!
Tallon pivots, looking for a leg kick but Bardanos is out of range and Tallon settles back down.
Tallon is looking to clinch but Bardanos is avoiding it.
Bardanos fails with the takedown.
A decent looking cross lands there for Bardanos.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bardanos waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tallon.

Tallon darts in and clinches Bardanos up against the cage.

Bardanos manages to break the clinch.
Tallon misses with a low kick as Bardanos jumps back.

Tallon closes the distance and clinches.
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!
Tallon throws a punch but it's blocked by Bardanos.

Bardanos breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Tallon misses with a left hand
letting Bardanos counter with a right hand.
Tallon scores with a spinning back kick!
Tallon throws a looping overhand right but Bardanos ducks down to avoid it.
Bardanos swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bardanos ducks under a wild hook from Tallon.

And that's the end of the fight!
Boreste Bardanos comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Bardanos has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 46:49
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 46:49
Judge James Glass scores the fight 47:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Boreste Bardanos!
Boreste Bardanos retains his featherweight title!
After winning the bout, Boreste Bardanos 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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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
64%

 

Event: EVO 289: Tallon vs Jokinen     
Date:   Jan 04, 2017

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Ode Jokinen. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

169 cm
35
141 lbs
46 - 17 - 1
163 cm
33
144 lbs
28 - 15 - 4
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

King of Clothes
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 46 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 28 wins, 15 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of London, Ode Jokinen!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Andrew Berry and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jokinen scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
A big right from Jokinen misses.
Jokinen misses with a body shot.
Jokinen misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Jokinen has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Tallon is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Jokinen lands with a straight right. Tallon didn't see that one coming.
Tallon thows a body kick. Jokinen tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Tallon fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Jokinen.
Tallon scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Jokinen throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
We've been told by Tallon's head coaches at Scotty's Yard that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Tallon throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Jokinen stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Jokinen throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.
Tallon jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jokinen throws a hook but Tallon avoids it easily.
Jokinen rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tallon counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Nice jab there from Tallon.
Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Jokinen.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon throws a leg kick but Jokinen checks it.
Tallon looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tallon slips a jab from Jokinen.
Jokinen jabs Tallon to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tallon takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Tallon misses with a body kick.
Jokinen throws out a counter right but Tallon avoids it with no problem.
Tallon is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Jokinen's corner calls for a 1-2. Jokinen obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

Tallon moves into range and clinches up with Jokinen.
Jokinen lands a body shot.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Jokinen tries to throw a body punch but Tallon avoids it by throwing Jokinen back against the cage.
Tallon takes a shot to the head.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Jokinen blocking some punches.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon lands on the inside with an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Jokinen's efforts to push away.
Tallon works on Jokinen's body with a couple of short punches.
Jokinen tries to circle away but Tallon has him pinned against the cage.
Tallon lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Jokinen or not.
Jokinen throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Jokinen tries to break the clinch but Tallon is controlling the position.
Tallon scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Tallon throws a punch but it's blocked by Jokinen.
Still in the clinch, Tallon scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Jokinen wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Jokinen.
Jokinen stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.

Jokinen manages to break the clinch.
Jokinen throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tallon throws an off balance right hand

and Jokinen counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Jokinen missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Tallon has hold of Jokinen's hands but Jokinen slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen trying to control the action but Tallon is working from the bottom.
Tallon pushes Jokinen off looking to stand but Jokinen dives back in and keeps control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Jokinen has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

Tallon pushes Jokinen off and gets back to his feet.
Jokinen doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tallon's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Jokinen connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tallon scrambles back to his feet.
Jokinen connects with a leg kick. Tallon looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Jokinen misses with an uppercut.
Tallon thumps Jokinen with a low kick.
Sean Tallon is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Jokinen fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Tallon is out of range.
Jokinen explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Tallon lands a nice looking kick to the body. Jokinen takes a step back to recover.
The fight stays on the outside here - Tallon looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice straight punches there by Jokinen. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Jokinen.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tallon lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Jokinen connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Tallon throws a wild body kick that Jokinen sees coming a mile off.
Jokinen looks to land a right hand but Tallon moved out of range.
Jokinen ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Jokinen misses with a hook

and Tallon counters by moving into the clinch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tallon scores with a nice hook to the head.

Jokinen escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A head kick by Jokinen misses
and Tallon counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

Jokinen fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Tallon to the ground. Jokinen is now in Tallon's guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jokinen throws a poor cross that misses
and Tallon counters with a right hand to the body.
Jokinen misses with a hook.
Tallon swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

Tallon moves into the clinch successfully.
Jokinen is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Tallon lands a hook to the side of the head.
Jokinen misses with a punch on the inside.

Jokinen manages to break the clinch.
Jokinen misses with a hook
enabling Tallon to counter with a crisp jab.
Jokinen lands with a right hand.
Tallon connects with an inside leg kick.
Jokinen looks to land a left hand but Tallon moved out of range nicely.
Tallon was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Jokinen slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Ode Jokinen seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tallon throws an overhand right that lands on Jokinen's shoulder, as Jokinen tries to avoid the shot.
Jokinen tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tallon was well out of range. Poor timing from Jokinen.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch but Jokinen swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Jokinen throws a right hand that misses
and Tallon counters with a left to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jokinen keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jokinen appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jokinen connects with an inside leg kick.
Jokinen misses with a right hand
letting Tallon counter with a right hand.
Jokinen throws a sloppy body shot
and Tallon counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tallon attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tallon goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jokinen looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tallon checks the leg kick.
Tallon throws a shot to the body.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch up but Jokinen swats him away and circles back towards the center.

Tallon gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Jokinen backwards.

Jokinen breaks the clinch.
Tallon moves out of range as Jokinen strikes.
Tallon quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen jabs at Tallon's body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Tallon staying out of range there.
Jokinen lands with a cross.

Jokinen darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Tallon keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Tallon wants to get back to his feet.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Jokinen seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Tallon looks like he's trying to stand up.
Jokinen thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Tallon pushes Jokinen off looking to stand but Jokinen dives back in and keeps control.
Tallon keeping control of the position.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Jokinen lands a nice short elbow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon keeps control of the position for the meantime.
Tallon is trying to maintain the position but Jokinen is very close to passing his half guard.
Jokinen throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Tallon wants to get back to his feet.
Jokinen missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Jokinen prevents Tallon from standing back up.
Tallon blocking the ground and pound attempt from Jokinen.
Jokinen is thwarting Tallon's attempts to control the position.
Jokinen looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Tallon keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Jokinen seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Tallon does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Jokinen sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Tallon defending well though.
Jokinen trying to control from half guard but Tallon is working away.
Tallon keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Jokinen seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Jokinen with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Jokinen wants to pass to mount but Tallon is defending the position.
Tallon is trying to stand up here but Jokinen is controlling him well.
Jokinen looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Jokinen throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Tallon blocking the ground and pound attempt from Jokinen.
Tallon wants to get back to his feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tallon lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jokinen's sensitive parts.
Jokinen dips to his left and cracks Tallon with an uppercut!
Tallon staying out of range there.
Jokinen scores with a leg kick.
Jokinen steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Tallon. That one must have hurt.
Jokinen gets cracked there but stands up to it.
The fight stays on the outside here - Tallon looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jokinen looks for a takedown but Tallon sprawls well.
Jokinen scores with a head kick.
Tallon bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good exchange - Jokinen coming out on top.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Jokinen.
Jokinen scores with a nice strike.
Jokinen takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Jokinen throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Crunch! Jokinen slams his shin into Tallon's torso.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tallon.
Jokinen loads up on a big right hand but Tallon slips the punch.
It appears Tallon was looking to counter with a kick there.
Jokinen misses with an uppercut.
Tallon fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Jokinen misses with a wild body shot.
Jokinen throws a leg kick but Tallon sees it coming and moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jokinen throws a body kick that misses.
A swing and a miss from Jokinen.
Jokinen wants to land a leg kick but Tallon is out of range.
Jokinen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon tries to land a front kick but Jokinen steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Jokinen tried to score with a low kick but Tallon checks it.
Tallon connects with a jab.

Tallon darts in and clinches Jokinen up against the cage.
Jokinen tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tallon's elbow.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Jokinen goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Jokinen's head.
Jokinen lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Jokinen cracks Tallon with a nice body shot.

Jokinen breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Jokinen connects with a solid leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon moves out of range as Jokinen strikes.
Tallon thinks about countering with a body kick.
Tallon shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Jokinen misses with a straight right.
Tallon works Jokinen's body with a nice hook.
Tallon checks a low kick from Jokinen.
Jokinen lands with a thumping leg kick.
Nice takedown defense from Tallon. No joy for Jokinen on that attempt.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tallon.
Jokinen throws a hook but Tallon avoids it easily.
Tallon thumps Jokinen with a low kick.
Jokinen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
The fight stays on the outside here - Tallon looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

Jokinen pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Jokinen shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Tallon but Tallon pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ode Jokinen.
Jokinen misses with a body shot.
Jokinen missing with a left hand there. Tallon was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tallon bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Jokinen's head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Jokinen's head.
Tallon takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Tallon tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Jokinen manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
A head kick from Tallon lands but Jokinen takes it in his stride.
Jokinen will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Ode Jokinen just about did enough to take it.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Jokinen moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tallon on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Jokinen.
Tallon works Jokinen's body with a nice hook.
Jokinen keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tallon lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Nice uppercut lands for Tallon. That snapped Jokinen's head back.
Jokinen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jokinen bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A bone on bone clash there as Tallon blocks the leg kick.
Jokinen misses with a looping right.
Tallon chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Good work by Tallon as he checks the leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon moves out of range as Jokinen strikes.
Jokinen just misses with a punch to the body.
Jokinen throws a nice looking combination but Tallon bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Tallon blocks the body kick.
Tallon getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Jokinen tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Tallon defends well and Jokinen ends up having to push Tallon into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Tallon lands a nice looking kick to the body. Jokinen takes a step back to recover.
Jokinen is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Some bone on bone action there as Tallon checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Tallon listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Jokinen keeps the fight on the outside.
Tallon delivers a nice body kick.
Jokinen shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Tallon tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Jokinen manages to circle out of the way.

Jokinen tries to keep at a distance but Tallon has taken the fight into the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Jokinen's elbow.
Jokinen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Jokinen tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Jokinen's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tallon's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Jokinen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Sean Tallon has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Jokinen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short uppercut from Tallon.
Jokinen blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Jokinen throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon scores with a hook to the body.
Jokinen lands a hook that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Jokinen wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Tallon has him pressed against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Tallon lands a body shot in the clinch.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Jokinen controls the action.
Tallon scores with a shoulder strike.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Jokinen.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Jokinen has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tallon lands a body punch.
Jokinen has had enough of the clinch but Tallon keeps him there for the moment.
Tallon lands with a light punch inside.
Jokinen looking for a takedown.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ode Jokinen.
Tallon works on Jokinen's body with a couple of short punches.
A right handed body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Jokinen's elbow.
A right handed body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon scores with a nice hook to the head.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Jokinen controls the action.
Tallon lands a nice shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A left hand lands to the body for Tallon.
Tallon lands a right hand.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon is working Jokinen over against the cage.
Tallon keeps control of Jokinen as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Tallon lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Jokinen is trying to break the clinch but Tallon has him pressed against the cage.
Tallon is working Jokinen over against the cage.
Tallon lands a nice shot to the body.
Tallon lands with a left to the head.

Jokinen is rocked!
Tallon lands a shoulder strike.
Jokinen is still on wobbly legs! Can Tallon finish him?
A shot in the inside from Tallon.
Tallon lands a big right hand that drops Jokinen! The killer instinct kicks in and Tallon finishes his opponent with a series of strikes from mount. A dominating finish by Tallon!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:45 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Sean Tallon!
Sean Tallon is the new bantamweight champion!
During a confident post fight interview, Sean Tallon thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: Death Squad 366:Mike v Sean     
Date:   Dec 24, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Mike Ehrmantraut and Sean Tallon. Ehrmantraut kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is My House. Sean Tallon told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

160 cm
26
139 lbs
14 - 5 - 2
169 cm
34
141 lbs
45 - 17 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Perkele!
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KAISER



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Mike Ehrmantraut!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 45 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Daniel Franklin and Stewart Dunkirk.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tallon changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Nice body kick there by Tallon.
Tallon has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Mike Ehrmantraut seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ehrmantraut throws a looping overhand right but Tallon ducks down to avoid it.
Tallon throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Tallon throws a hook to the side of Ehrmantraut's head but Ehrmantraut sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Ehrmantraut thows a left - swing and a miss!
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tallon! But no joy.
Tallon throws a wild body kick that Ehrmantraut sees coming a mile off.
An attempted straight right counter from Ehrmantraut misses the target.
Tallon throws a leg kick which misses Ehrmantraut's front leg but catches the back leg as Ehrmantraut tries to avoid it.
Tallon cracks Ehrmantraut with a good jab.
Ehrmantraut paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

Tallon rushes Ehrmantraut and presses him up against the ropes.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ehrmantraut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Ehrmantraut.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Ehrmantraut.
Ehrmantraut tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ehrmantraut throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon works on Ehrmantraut's body with a couple of short punches.
Tallon lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ehrmantraut is trying to break the clinch but Tallon has him pressed against the ropes.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Ehrmantraut avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the ropes.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Ehrmantraut misses with the head strike.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon pushes Ehrmantraut back against the ropes and unloads with a body punch.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ehrmantraut.
Ehrmantraut misses with some punches.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Ehrmantraut controls his hands.
A head punch on the inside from Ehrmantraut fails to land.
Ehrmantraut lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Ehrmantraut stalls.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ehrmantraut throws the left hand but Tallon avoids the punch easily.
A jab from Tallon does it's job there.
A big left from Ehrmantraut misses.
And Tallon responds with a good body kick, but Ehrmantraut manages to step out the way in time.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon is looking to clinch but Ehrmantraut is avoiding it.
Tallon takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Ehrmantraut ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Tallon uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ehrmantraut.
Tallon tries to counter by closing the distance.
Ehrmantraut fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Tallon checks a leg kick.
Ehrmantraut throws a big shot that misses.

Tallon instigates a clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tallon.
Ehrmantraut is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Tallon's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Ehrmantraut can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Ehrmantraut avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the ropes.
A nice right hand lands inside from Ehrmantraut.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Ehrmantraut.
Ehrmantraut struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Ehrmantraut scores with a shoulder strike.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Ehrmantraut backwards.
Ehrmantraut working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tallon lands with a right to the head.
Tallon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Tallon tries a body shot but Ehrmantraut blocks it.
Ehrmantraut misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Ehrmantraut uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Ehrmantraut misses with the head strike.
Ehrmantraut stalling in the clinch but Tallon improves position.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Ehrmantraut controls his hands.
Ehrmantraut prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Ehrmantraut blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Ehrmantraut tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Ehrmantraut uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ehrmantraut blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ehrmantraut fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Ehrmantraut.
Ehrmantraut working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tallon tries a body shot but Ehrmantraut blocks it.

Ehrmantraut escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Tallon looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Ehrmantraut avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
A punch combination from Tallon misses.
Ehrmantraut tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Ehrmantraut takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Tallon will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tallon bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
Ehrmantraut feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tallon's calf.
Tallon tries to clinch but Ehrmantraut moves out of range.
Ehrmantraut lands with a thumping leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ehrmantraut keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Ehrmantraut avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Tallon throws a sloppy body shot
and Ehrmantraut counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tallon throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ehrmantraut checks a leg kick.
Tallon scores with a sloppy right hand. Ehrmantraut should have avoided that one.
Ehrmantraut blocks the body kick.
Ehrmantraut uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Tallon keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nice defenses there by Tallon.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon thuds his right hand into Ehrmantraut's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Ehrmantraut throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ehrmantraut pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tallon moves in looking to clinch but Ehrmantraut pushes him off.
An attempted straight right counter from Ehrmantraut misses the target.
Tallon takes a swing at Ehrmantraut's ribcage but misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ehrmantraut scores with a nice head shot.
A slow jab from Ehrmantraut misses its intended target.
Ehrmantraut getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Tallon throws a low kick, looking for Ehrmantraut's leg but Ehrmantraut calmly moves out of range.
Ehrmantraut throws a series of strikes that have Tallon backpedaling.
Tallon is looking to clinch.
It looked like Ehrmantraut was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Tallon.
Tallon goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Tallon scores with a hook.
Ehrmantraut takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Tallon scores with a nice body kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ehrmantraut staying out of range there.
Tallon slips under a jab.
Tallon throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Ehrmantraut stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

Tallon has Ehrmantraut up against the ropes in a clinch.
Tallon blocking some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Ehrmantraut's head.
With the fighters clinched against the ropes, Ehrmantraut creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Ehrmantraut makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Ehrmantraut misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tallon tries to work over Ehrmantraut's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Ehrmantraut lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Tallon lands a right hand that snaps the head of Ehrmantraut backwards.
Ehrmantraut misses with the head strike.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Ehrmantraut escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Tallon throws the left hand but Ehrmantraut avoids the punch easily.
Ehrmantraut throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Ehrmantraut.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Ehrmantraut, as that shot connected.
Ehrmantraut misses with a low kick.
Ehrmantraut throws a body kick that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon is looking to clinch.
Ehrmantraut on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tallon. Tallon obviously looking to wear him down.
Ehrmantraut looks to land a left hand but Tallon moved out of range nicely.
That kick from Ehrmantraut tenderised Tallon's leg. Tallon is trying to keep his angry face on.
A leg kick checked by Ehrmantraut.
Tallon connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Nice uppercut there from Tallon.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ehrmantraut manages to avoid it.
Ehrmantraut ducks right into an uppercut from Tallon.
Tallon scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tallon swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Ehrmantraut.
Ehrmantraut swats away the attempt to clinch by Tallon.
Ehrmantraut avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Ehrmantraut was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A bone on bone clash there as Tallon blocks the leg kick.
Tallon connects with a jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon feints and then cracks Ehrmantraut's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Ehrmantraut down.
Ehrmantraut dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tallon. That did some damage!
Ehrmantraut tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tallon is able to avoid easily.
Ehrmantraut scores with a head kick.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Ehrmantraut fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Ehrmantraut drops his hands momentarily and Tallon takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Ehrmantraut moves out of range of the strikes.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ehrmantraut throws a jab when Tallon was well out of range.
Ehrmantraut looks to land a left hand but Tallon moved out of range nicely.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ehrmantraut was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
Tallon doesn't manage to clinch there - Ehrmantraut circles away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Sean Tallon will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Ehrmantraut scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tallon takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
A low kick from Tallon misses
letting Ehrmantraut counter with a right hand.
Ehrmantraut throws a poor cross that misses
and Tallon counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Ehrmantraut looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
Ehrmantraut takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Ehrmantraut moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Tallon swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Tallon throws a head kick that Ehrmantraut semi-blocks.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ehrmantraut.
Ehrmantraut is looking to counter punch.
Tallon keeps Ehrmantraut at a distance using the push kick.
Good work by Tallon as he checks the leg kick.
Tallon slips a jab from Ehrmantraut.
Tallon flicks out a counter leg kick but Ehrmantraut steps away.
Tallon fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Ehrmantraut looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon lands a really nice looking cross but Ehrmantraut seems unphased.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ehrmantraut sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tallon throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tallon wants to slow Ehrmantraut down by chopping away at his legs.
Ehrmantraut looks to land a right hand but Tallon moved out of range.
Ehrmantraut throws a lazy uppercut
and Tallon counters with an outside leg kick.
A lazy left from Ehrmantraut finds it's target.
Tallon is pinned up against the ropes taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Tallon lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body.
Nice uppercut there from Ehrmantraut.
Tallon uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ehrmantraut.
Ehrmantraut throws a looping overhand right but Tallon ducks down to avoid it.
Ehrmantraut throws a sloppy head kick and Tallon moves out of range easily.
Ehrmantraut looks to land a right hand but Tallon moved out of range.
Ehrmantraut connects with a nice looking jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon slips a jab from Ehrmantraut.
Tallon blocks a jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Ehrmantraut misses with a lunging right hand
letting Tallon counter with a right hand.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch up but Ehrmantraut swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Ehrmantraut keeps the fight on the outside.
Ehrmantraut is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Ehrmantraut uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Tallon throws a body punch but Ehrmantraut moves out of range.
Tallon is looking to score with low kicks.
Tallon lands with a nice body punch.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Tallon crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Ehrmantraut - the referee stops the clock and Tallon gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Ehrmantraut. Tallon manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Ehrmantraut keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Ehrmantraut throws a jab but it's blocked by Tallon.
Ehrmantraut throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
Ehrmantraut blocks the body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands a body shot.
Tallon gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Ehrmantraut counters with a slapping leg kick.
Ehrmantraut uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tallon.
Tallon tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Ehrmantraut misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tallon.
Ehrmantraut swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Tallon counters with a leg kick.
Ehrmantraut is looking to land body kicks.
Sean Tallon seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tallon is looking to slow Ehrmantraut down with leg kicks.
Tallon wants to clinch up but Ehrmantraut keeps it at a distance.
Tallon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tallon pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Ehrmantraut moves out of range of the body kick from Tallon.
Ehrmantraut throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
Ehrmantraut wants to slow Tallon down by chopping away at his legs.
Sloppy strikes from Ehrmantraut. Those never looked like landing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon misses with an uppercut
and Ehrmantraut counters with an outside leg kick.
Tallon gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Tallon walks into a left hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon blocks a jab.
Ehrmantraut takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Tallon tries to land a leg kick but Ehrmantraut saw it coming and moves away.
Ehrmantraut moves out of range of the strikes.
Ehrmantraut swings widly with a right hand
and Tallon counters with a slapping leg kick.
Ehrmantraut swings widly with a right hand
and Tallon counters with an inside leg kick.
Tallon looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Ehrmantraut swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ehrmantraut lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Ehrmantraut takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Tallon takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Sean Tallon just about did enough to take it.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Tallon misses with a body shot
and Ehrmantraut counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Ehrmantraut fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tallon has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

Tallon darts in and clinches Ehrmantraut up against the ropes.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Ehrmantraut.
Tallon lands with a right to the head.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ehrmantraut struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Ehrmantraut blocking some punches.
Tallon tries a body shot but Ehrmantraut blocks it.
Tallon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Ehrmantraut controls the action.
Sean Tallon seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Tallon tries a body shot but Ehrmantraut blocks it.
Ehrmantraut prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Ehrmantraut's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Ehrmantraut lands a nice shot to the body.
A short left from Tallon.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ehrmantraut struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Ehrmantraut uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ehrmantraut has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Ehrmantraut scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Ehrmantraut lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Ehrmantraut goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Ehrmantraut working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Ehrmantraut.
Ehrmantraut lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tallon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Ehrmantraut can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
Ehrmantraut tries to break the clinch but Tallon is controlling the position.
Ehrmantraut looking to slow down the pace here.
Ehrmantraut has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tallon lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Ehrmantraut backwards.
A head punch on the inside from Ehrmantraut fails to land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Tallon.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Ehrmantraut controls the action.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ehrmantraut tries to throw a body punch but Tallon avoids it by throwing Ehrmantraut back against the ropes.
Ehrmantraut wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Tallon has him pressed against the ropes.
Tallon scores with a hook to the body.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Ehrmantraut takes a shot to the head.
Ehrmantraut prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Ehrmantraut prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Ehrmantraut's head.
Ehrmantraut tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Ehrmantraut looking to slow down the pace here.
A shot in the inside from Ehrmantraut.
Tallon lands with a left to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Ehrmantraut's efforts to push away.
Ehrmantraut blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Ehrmantraut gets through Tallon's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Ehrmantraut pushes Tallon back against the ropes and unloads with a body punch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Ehrmantraut.
Tallon keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Ehrmantraut's efforts to push away.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Tallon is leaning against Ehrmantraut and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Ehrmantraut backwards.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.

Ehrmantraut breaks the clinch.
Ehrmantraut throws a nice inside leg kick.
Tallon connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Ehrmantraut's hands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon looks to throw the jab but Ehrmantraut is out of range.
Tallon waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ehrmantraut.
Jab from Tallon.
Tallon throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Good leg kick by Tallon there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
The fight stays on the outside here - Tallon looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Ehrmantraut misses with a low kick.
Tallon wants to counter with a clinch but Ehrmantraut pushes him away.
Ehrmantraut getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Ehrmantraut throws a shot from downtown. Tallon moves away and avoids it.
Nice cross by Ehrmantraut.
Tallon closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.

Tallon has Ehrmantraut up against the ropes in a clinch.
Ehrmantraut tries to throw a body punch but Tallon avoids it by throwing Ehrmantraut back against the ropes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Sean Tallon will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Ehrmantraut connects with a body shot that sends Tallon's belly button to the back.
Tallon throws a leg kick but Ehrmantraut moved away.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
It looked like Ehrmantraut wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Ehrmantraut lands with a cross.
Ehrmantraut throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ehrmantraut lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tallon's sensitive parts.
Tallon throws a hook but Ehrmantraut blocks it.
Ehrmantraut takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Ehrmantraut blocks a jab.
Tallon cracks Ehrmantraut with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ehrmantraut looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
Tallon scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Ehrmantraut doesn't seem bothered though.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tallon, right into the meat.
A swing and a miss from Ehrmantraut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Ehrmantraut.
Ehrmantraut throws a looping overhand right but Tallon ducks down to avoid it.
A jab from Ehrmantraut misses.
Tallon steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Ehrmantraut.
Tallon takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Tallon tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Ehrmantraut walks forward, straight into a front kick from Tallon.
A slapping leg kick lands for Ehrmantraut.
Tallon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tallon now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Ehrmantraut throws a lazy right hand but Tallon sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tallon appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Tallon throws a leg kick but Ehrmantraut checks it.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tallon.
Tallon wants to clinch up but Ehrmantraut keeps it at a distance.
Ehrmantraut lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Ehrmantraut lands with a straight right. Tallon didn't see that one coming.
Sean Tallon is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ehrmantraut walks forward, straight into a front kick from Tallon.
Nice defenses there by Tallon.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ehrmantraut catches Tallon with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

Tallon gets a clinch.
Ehrmantraut swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ehrmantraut tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tallon.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Ehrmantraut.
Tallon takes a shot to the head.
Ehrmantraut misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon lands with a short shot to the head.
Still in the clinch, Tallon scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Ehrmantraut misses with the head strike.
Tallon lands a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Tallon lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ehrmantraut prevents a body shot from Tallon.
A short right from Tallon.
Ehrmantraut lands a body punch in the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Ehrmantraut.

Ehrmantraut escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Tallon jabs Ehrmantraut to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tallon stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Ehrmantraut.
Ehrmantraut connects with a solid leg kick.
Ehrmantraut scores with a push kick.
Tallon tries to clinch up.
Ehrmantraut takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Mike Ehrmantraut has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Tallon.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon scores with the left hand. Ehrmantraut knows he should have avoided that one.
Ehrmantraut misses with a lunging right hand
and Tallon counters with a nice low kick that buckles Ehrmantraut's knee momentarily.
Tallon moves out of range of the leg kick from Ehrmantraut.

Tallon moves into the clinch successfully.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Tallon lands a left hand that snaps the head of Ehrmantraut backwards.
Ehrmantraut swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Ehrmantraut struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Ehrmantraut lands a body punch.
Tallon has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ehrmantraut's elbow.
Tallon throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Tallon misses with a body punch.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sean Tallon comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Tallon winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Frank Dennis scores the fight 45:50
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 46:50
Judge Stewart Dunkirk scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Sean Tallon!

Sean Tallon seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: Death Squad 363:Sean v Tallon     
Date:   Dec 10, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Anton Chekhov and Sean Tallon. Chekhov comes into the arena with КАТЮШA blaring out of the sound system. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

169 cm
36
142 lbs
40 - 13 - 2
169 cm
34
141 lbs
43 - 18 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Hellbent
KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

Reaper Combatwear
KAISER



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 13 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Anton Chekhov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 43 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Daniel Franklin and Wesley Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tallon ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Chekhov throws a jab when Tallon was well out of range.
Tallon on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Chekhov throws a leg kick
and Tallon counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Tallon swings for the body but Chekhov moves out of range.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A head kick from Tallon lands but Chekhov takes it in his stride.

It looks like Anton Chekhov has been cut.
Sean Tallon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tallon lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Chekhov lands with a cross.
Tallon tries to land a body kick
and Chekhov cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tallon scores with a hook to the body. Chekhov takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Chekhov manages to avoid it.
Chekhov was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Chekhov has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Beast Cartel in the buildup to the fight.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Tallon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Chekhov.
Chekhov misses with a right hand

and Tallon counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Chekhov scores with a shot to the side of Tallon's head.
A shot in the inside from Chekhov.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Chekhov.
Chekhov slows down the pace here.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Chekhov has had enough of the clinch but Tallon keeps him there for the moment.
A short uppercut from Chekhov.
Tallon pushes Chekhov back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tallon working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chekhov tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Chekhov misses with a short punch on the inside.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon lands with a light punch inside.

Chekhov breaks from the clinch.
Chekhov has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tallon.
Chekhov misses with a body shot.
Tallon misses with an uppercut.

Tallon moves into the clinch.
Chekhov scores with a shot to the side of Tallon's head.
Tallon tries a body shot but Chekhov blocks it.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Chekhov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Chekhov blocking some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Chekhov backwards.
Chekhov struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Chekhov avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Chekhov misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Chekhov fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Chekhov is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Chekhov fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
Chekhov leaning his opponent against the cage.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Chekhov.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Chekhov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Good body shot from Tallon.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon blocking some punches.
A hook to the body from Tallon.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon tries a body shot but Chekhov blocks it.
Tallon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Chekhov stalls.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Chekhovs head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Chekhov.
A short uppercut from Tallon.
A head punch on the inside from Chekhov fails to land.
Tallon lands with a short shot to the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tallon.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Tallon's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Tallon throws a punch but it's blocked by Chekhov.
Chekhov misses with a body punch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Chekhov.
A head punch on the inside from Chekhov fails to land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Anton Chekhov's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Chekhov throws a poor cross that misses
and Tallon counters with a right hand to the body.
Tallon is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Chekhov rather than just go for the knockout.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tallon.
A telegraphed right hand from Chekhov misses the target.
Tallon lands with an overhand left.
Chekhov throws a chopping leg kick but Tallon manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tallon takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Tallon fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Chekhov.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Chekhov dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tallon. That did some damage!
Tallon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Chekhov.
Chekhov looks to land a body kick but Tallon moved away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon looks to land a left hand but Chekhov moved out of range nicely.
Chekhov swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tallon bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Tallon scores with a kick to the midsection.
Tallon missing with a left hand there. Chekhov was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Chekhov has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses
and Chekhov counters with a straight right hand.
Chekhov misses with a hook. Tallon ducked under it nicely.
Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Chekhov.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. Chekhov looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tallon takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Tallon looks to throw the jab but Chekhov is out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Tallon. Chekhov shrugs it off though.
Tallon thows a leg kick but Chekhov checks it
and Chekhov counters with a nice uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A shot to the body from Tallon misses
and Chekhov counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Chekhov chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tallon can pounce on him.
A jab from Tallon finds it's way through Chekhov's defenses.
Tallon is looking to clinch but Chekhov is avoiding it.
Tallon jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Chekhov throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Tallon plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Chekhov ducks right into an uppercut from Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chekhov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Chekhov throws a leg kick
and Tallon counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Chekhov lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Chekhov throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tallon fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Chekhov has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Chekhov checks a leg kick.
Tallon looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Chekhov drops his hands momentarily and Tallon takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Tallon turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Chekhov misses with a straight left.
Chekhov misses with a low kick.
Chekhov misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Tallon counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Chekhov misses the body punch
and Chekhov takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon tests Chekhov's chin there with a solid looking shot.
The crowd cheers as Tallon lands an impressive looking overhand right. Chekhov doesn't seem phased though.
Chekhov scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Anton Chekhov's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Chekhov throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tallon.
Chekhov is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Tallon moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Chekhov pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Sean Tallon seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tallon tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tallon.
Tallon cracks Chekhov with an open hand slap.
Tallon is looking to score with low kicks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Chekhov.
Tallon has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tallon. Chekhov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Chekhov is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Tallon throws a wild body kick that Chekhov sees coming a mile off.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon connects with a solid leg kick.
Tallon comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Tallon looks to land a right hand but Chekhov moved out of range.
Chekhov swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tallon misses with a low kick.
It looked like Chekhov was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Tallon.
Tallon defending well as Chekhov loads up on a big left hand.
Chekhov scores with a spinning back kick!
Chekhov walks into a left hand.
Tallon lands with an overhand left.
Tallon cracks the inside of Chekhov's front leg.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon avoids the body shot from Chekhov.
Chekhov looks to throw the jab but Tallon is out of range.
Tallon misses the jab.
Chekhov fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Tallon connects with a solid leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Chekhov.
Tallon takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Good leg kick by Tallon there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tallon feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Chekhov's calf.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Chekhov misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon lands a nice hook to Chekhov's body. Chekhov takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Chekhov takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
An inside leg kick lands from Tallon.
Tallon smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Chekhov 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.

Tallon has Chekhov up against the cage in a clinch.
A nice left hand lands by Chekhov.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Chekhov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon throws a punch but it's blocked by Chekhov.
Chekhov fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon lands a body punch.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Chekhov blocks an uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Chekhov misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Chekhov controls his hands.
Chekhov scores with a shot to the side of Tallon's head.
Tallon scores with a shoulder strike.
Chekhov misses with a short punch on the inside.
A left hand lands to the body for Chekhov.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Chekhov controls the action.
Tallon working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tallon.
Chekhov lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Chekhov working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Anton Chekhov's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Chekhov goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Tallon lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A thudding body kick lands there by Tallon!
Tallon wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. Chekhov looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tallon throws a head kick that half lands.
Tallon throws a low kick but Chekhov moves out of range easily.
An attempted straight right counter from Chekhov misses the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Chekhov crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Tallon - the referee stops the clock and Chekhov gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Tallon. Chekhov manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Chekhov paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Chekhov walks forward, straight into a front kick from Tallon.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chekhov misses with a hook
and Tallon counters with a low kick, right behind Chekhov 's knee.
Tallon lands a nice shot to the body.
Tallon throws a jab but it's blocked by Chekhov.
It looked like Chekhov wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A leg kick checked by Chekhov.
Tallon throws an off balance right hand
and Chekhov counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tallon slips under a jab from Chekhov.
Tallon is looking to clinch but Chekhov is avoiding it.
A little feinted left hand from Chekhov on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Chekhov misses with a leg kick
and Tallon counters with a good low kick that Chekhov was not able to check.
Tallon is looking to slow Chekhov down with leg kicks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Chekhov counters with a right hand to the body.
Chekhov is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Tallon lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
A jab lands there for Tallon.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Tallon scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Chekhov doesn't seem bothered though.
Tallon thuds his shin into the meat of Chekhov's side.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Chekhov crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Tallon - the referee stops the clock and Chekhov gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Tallon. Chekhov manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon takes a swing at Chekhov's ribcage but misses.
Chekhov swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tallon misses with a body kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tallon.
Tallon lands a nice looking body kick.
Crunch! Tallon slams his shin into Chekhov's torso.
Chekhov will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tallon.
Tallon lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tallon.
Chekhov takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon loads up on a big right hand but Chekhov slips the punch.
Tallon on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Chekhov ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Chekhov was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Tallon dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Chekhov. That did some damage!
Chekhov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tallon throws a sloppy body shot
and Chekhov counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Tallon thinking.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon digs a good hook to Chekhov's body.
Tallon feints and then cracks Chekhov's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Chekhov down.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Anton Chekhov's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Tallon connects with a solid leg kick.
Tallon connects with a nice looking jab.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tallon lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Chekhov has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Chekhov and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
And Chekhov counters with a quick kick to the body but Tallon blocks it.
Tallon throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Tallon lands a jab.
Chekhov moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Chekhov.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses.
Chekhov slips under a jab from Tallon.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon throws an overhand right that lands on Chekhov's shoulder, as Chekhov tries to avoid the shot.
Chekhov lands a nice looking body shot.
Chekhov misses with a hook to the body
and Tallon makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Chekhov takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Chekhov moves out of range of the body kick.
Chekhov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tallon was well out of range. Poor timing from Chekhov.
Tallon scores with a nice head shot.
Tallon looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
It looked like Chekhov wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Tallon tries to land a leg kick but Chekhov saw it coming and moves away.
Anton Chekhov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sean Tallon is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chekhov misses the body punch
and Tallon counters with a right hand to the body.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Chekhov is just out of range.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Tallon crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Chekhov - the referee stops the clock and Tallon gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Chekhov. Tallon manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Some bone on bone action there as Chekhov checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Chekhov throws a shot to the body.
Tallon tries to clinch but Chekhov is having none of it.
Chekhov thinks about countering with a body kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A big left from Chekhov misses.
Tallon lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Chekhov looks for the body kick but Tallon saw that one coming.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon cracks a nice hook into Chekhov's ribs.
Chekhov throws a hook but Tallon avoids it easily.
Tallon tries a quick counter leg kick but Chekhov is wise to it.
Chekhov tries to land a front kick but Tallon steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Tallon.
Chekhov takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tallon lands a leg kick that knocks Chekhov off balance momentarily.
Tallon throws a lazy right hand but Chekhov sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A shot to the body from Tallon misses
and Chekhov counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands with a hook. Chekhov tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Tallon bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Chekhov's head backwards.
Tallon loads up on a big right hand but Chekhov slips the punch.
It appears Chekhov was looking to counter with a kick there.
Tallon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Chekhov throws out the jab.
Chekhov throws a hook but Tallon avoids it easily.
Chekhov scores with a jab to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A solid body kick from Tallon.
Tallon lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Chekhov's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Chekhov avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sean Tallon comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Tallon 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Frank Dennis scores the fight 45:50
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 45:50
Judge Wesley Smith scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sean Tallon!

Our winner, Sean Tallon, 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.
Anton Chekhov was interviewed post fight and said 'Get this wet blanket off me!'.
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RATING
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Event: Death Squad 359:Anton v B'den     
Date:   Nov 26, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Ravi Vamoosh. Vamoosh comes into a darkened arena with his song building. The Roaring Tiger kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! 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.

169 cm
34
141 lbs
42 - 18 - 1
171 cm
26
148 lbs
17 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 42 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ravi Vamoosh!
The judges for this bout are Tiny Johnson, Cecil Peabody and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Vamoosh throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Vamoosh's jab looks to have found its range, popping Tallon under the eye.
Nice shot by Tallon.
Vamoosh takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Tallon throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Tallon listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
A shot to the liver by Tallon. Beautiful body shot.
Tallon throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Vamoosh throws a sloppy head kick and Tallon moves out of range easily.
Tallon buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice 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!
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Sean Tallon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tallon on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Vamoosh. Vamoosh obviously looking to wear him down.
Tallon cracks Vamoosh with a right hand to the side of the head.
Tallon with a nice cross.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vamoosh takes a body punch but keeps moving.

Tallon instigates a clinch.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon lands with a light punch inside.
Vamoosh is trying to break free.
Vamoosh pushes Tallon back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A nice right hand lands inside from Tallon.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Vamoosh stalls.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Vamoosh lands a body shot in the clinch.
Vamoosh throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A left hand lands to the body for Tallon.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Nice body punch from Tallon.
A shot in the inside from Vamoosh.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vamoosh's elbow.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Vamoosh blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vamoosh's elbow.
Vamoosh misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Vamoosh misses with the head strike.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Vamoosh breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Vamoosh checks a leg kick nicely.
Tallon looks to land a left hand but Vamoosh moved out of range nicely.
Vamoosh is trying to counter with his kicks.
Tallon moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tallon lands a nice leg kick that just misses Vamoosh's sensitive parts.
Vamoosh goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Tallon ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Vamoosh misses with a hook.
Vamoosh jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
A lazy body kick from Vamoosh
and Tallon counters with an inside leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tallon. Vamoosh does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tallon walks into a straight right hand from Vamoosh.
Tallon throws a head kick that looked like it stung.

It looks like Ravi Vamoosh has been cut.
An inside leg kick from Vamoosh misses.
Tallon was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

Tallon has taken the fight to the clinch.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Vamoosh lands with a right to the head.
Tallon lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
A right hand to the body from Vamoosh.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Vamoosh goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Vamoosh's head.
Vamoosh tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Tallon tries a body shot but Vamoosh blocks it.
Vamoosh makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Vamoosh controls his hands.
Vamoosh tries for a takedown. No joy.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon tries to work over Vamoosh's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A right hook to the body lands for Vamoosh.
Vamoosh misses with a body punch.
Vamoosh throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon tries to work over Vamoosh's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Vamoosh working aggressively here.
A short right from Vamoosh.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Vamoosh lands a right hand.
Vamoosh struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Ravi Vamoosh'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.



Tallon has Vamoosh up against the cage in a clinch.
A nice right hand lands inside from Tallon.
Tallon is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Vamoosh can do to turn this around?
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Vamoosh throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Vamoosh.
Vamoosh lands with a short shot to the head.
Vamoosh blocking some punches.
Vamoosh tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Sean Tallon has scored more points in the clinch so far.

Vamoosh manages to pull guard.
Tallon would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard.

Vamoosh looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon trying to stand up but can't free himself from Vamoosh's guard.
Tallon preventing the sweep.

Tallon gets to his feet - Vamoosh follows without any prompting.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Vamoosh closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Tallon wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Vamoosh throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Tallon is putting a lot of effort into getting back to his feet here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Vamoosh's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Vamoosh not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Tallon is trying to get back to full guard.
Tallon is staying active underneath Vamoosh, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Vamoosh winds up and cracks Tallon with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Tallon regains full guard. Nicely done.
Tallon is wriggling around but Vamoosh manages to pass to half guard.
Tallon pushes Vamoosh off looking to stand but Vamoosh dives back in and keeps control.
Tallon blocking the ground and pound attempt from Vamoosh.
Vamoosh throwing shots but Tallon is blocking nicely.
Vamoosh is pressing down on Tallon's thigh, looking to free his foot. Tallon is holding on for now.
Vamoosh has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon is trying to stand.
Vamoosh looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Tallon with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Tallon tries to kick Vamoosh off but Vamoosh keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Vamoosh prevents Tallon from improving his position.
Vamoosh with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Vamoosh throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Vamoosh passes the guard and advances to mount!
Tallon tries to hold on but Vamoosh pushes him away.
Vamoosh lands a couple of nice shots there from mount.
A nice elbow there by Vamoosh.
Tallon wants to try and get back to his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vamoosh lands with some vicious ground and pound - can Tallon hang on?
Tallon wants to control but Vamoosh is having none of it.

Tallon bucks up and throws Vamoosh to the side - he's got back to his feet. Great escape!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Vamoosh misses with a straight left.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tallon. Vamoosh does a little dance to reset his feet.
Vamoosh was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon misses with a body shot.
Vamoosh uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Tallon scores with a nice right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tallon moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tallon jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Both fighters circling a little - Vamoosh finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Tallon is looking to wear down Vamoosh with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Tallon lands with a straight right. Vamoosh didn't see that one coming.
Vamoosh shoots for a takedown but Tallon saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Tallon looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Tallon stuns Vamoosh with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Vamoosh misses with the body kick
enabling Tallon to counter with a crisp jab.
Vamoosh tries to land a front kick but Tallon steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
A good leg kick by Vamoosh.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon misses with a leg kick
and Vamoosh connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
The fight stays on the outside here - Tallon looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vamoosh throws a body shot but no joy.
Tallon checks a low kick from Vamoosh.
Tallon fires out a quick counter leg kick but Vamoosh just manages to avoid it.
Vamoosh 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.
Tallon scores with a shot to the body.
Tallon on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Vamoosh drops his hands momentarily and Tallon takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
The fight stays on the outside here - Tallon looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Tallon connects with a single shot there.
Sean Tallon is winning the standup battle so far.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tallon throws a hook but Vamoosh avoids it easily.
The fight stays on the outside here - Tallon looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
A little jabbing left from Vamoosh on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Vamoosh moves away.
Sean Tallon is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Vamoosh swings for the body but Tallon moves out of range.

Vamoosh gets tackled into the cage by Tallon. Tallon maintains the clinch.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Vamoosh breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A decent looking cross lands there for Vamoosh.
Vamoosh shoots in but no luck this time.
Tallon lands a leg kick that knocks Vamoosh off balance momentarily.
Vamoosh fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tallon manages to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Vamoosh misses the target.
Tallon moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Tallon wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tallon thows a leg kick but Vamoosh checks it
and Vamoosh cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tallon bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tallon appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Tallon throws an overhand right that lands on Vamoosh's shoulder, as Vamoosh tries to avoid the shot.
A jab from Vamoosh does it's job there.
Vamoosh lands with a kick to the ribs.
Vamoosh avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Tallon getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Tallon defending well as Vamoosh loads up on a big left hand.
A low kick from Tallon is predictable there
enabling Vamoosh to counter with a crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Donk. Tallon catches Vamoosh right on the button with a cross.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon checks the leg kick nicely there.
Vamoosh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Vamoosh moves out of range of the body kick.
Vamoosh swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tallon swings for the body but Vamoosh moves out of range.
Vamoosh was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Tallon lands a right hook to the body.
Vamoosh takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Vamoosh blocks a head kick by Tallon.
Tallon wants to land a leg kick but Vamoosh is out of range.
Tallon tries to clinch but Vamoosh moves out of range.
Tallon connects with a solid leg kick.
Tallon misses with a right hand
and Vamoosh counters with a stiff right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Sean Tallon did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Ravi Vamoosh's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Vamoosh shoots in but no luck this time.
It looked like Tallon was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Vamoosh.
Tallon lands with a good body shot.
Tallon ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Tallon with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Vamoosh's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Vamoosh gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Tallon.
Vamoosh throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tallon feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Tallon throws a leg kick but Vamoosh checks it.
Tallon slips a jab from Vamoosh.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Tallon checks a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vamoosh walks into a left hand.
A good leg kick by Vamoosh.
A slow jab from Tallon misses its intended target.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tallon.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Tallon closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.

Vamoosh breaks the clinch.
Tallon tries a low kick but Vamoosh avoids it.
Tallon throws an overhand right that lands on Vamoosh's shoulder, as Vamoosh tries to avoid the shot.
A little jabbing left from Vamoosh on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Vamoosh misses with a body shot.
A little feinted left hand from Tallon on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Vamoosh looks for the body kick but Tallon saw that one coming.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Vamoosh checks a leg kick.
Vamoosh changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Vamoosh throws a body kick that misses.
Vamoosh takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Tallon swings away with a body shot that misses
and Vamoosh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tallon throws a leg kick but Vamoosh sees it coming and checks it nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Vamoosh checks a leg kick nicely.
Vamoosh uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Tallon has time to react.
Vamoosh moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Tallon scores with a head kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A slapping leg kick lands for Vamoosh.
Good exchange - Tallon coming out on top.
Vamoosh looks to land a body kick but Tallon moved away.
Vamoosh pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A jab from Tallon does it's job there.
Tallon checks the leg kick nicely there.
Tallon wants to clinch up but Vamoosh keeps it at a distance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands with a thumping leg kick.
Vamoosh misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon scores with a hook to the body. Vamoosh takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

Tallon has managed to clinch.

Vamoosh pulls Tallon into guard.
Tallon wanted to stand there but Vamoosh had control of the position.
Vamoosh is trying to control the position but Tallon postures up.
Vamoosh is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Tallon wants to stand but Vamoosh has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
Vamoosh not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon wants to stand but Vamoosh is controlling his posture from full guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Vamoosh tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Tallon has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Vamoosh is proving hard to escape from.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Tallon wants to clinch.
Nice takedown defense from Tallon. No joy for Vamoosh on that attempt.
Tallon is looking to counter punch.
Tallon throws a good cross that connects.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Vamoosh moves away.
Vamoosh checks a low kick from Tallon.
Tallon tries to land a body kick
and Vamoosh counters with a low kick, right behind Tallon 's knee.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon had his way with Ravi Vamoosh in that round.
The cut man is working on Ravi Vamoosh's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Vamoosh looks for the body kick but Tallon saw that one coming.
Vamoosh keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tallon.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
Tallon pivots, looking for a leg kick but Vamoosh is out of range and Tallon settles back down.
Vamoosh throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
A thudding body kick lands there by Tallon!
A slapping leg kick lands for Vamoosh.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Vamoosh is just out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon thumps Vamoosh with a low kick.
Tallon tries to clinch there but Vamoosh circles away.
Vamoosh walks into a stiff left hand from Tallon.
Vamoosh misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Tallon getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Vamoosh throws a leg kick but Tallon sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Vamoosh misses with a leg kick
and Tallon counters with a nice uppercut.
Vamoosh on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Tallon stuns Vamoosh with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tallon throws a shot from downtown. Vamoosh moves away and avoids it.
Tallon slips under a jab.
Tallon lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Vamoosh has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
A head kick misses from Tallon.
Ravi Vamoosh has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sean Tallon is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Tallon clinches up against the cage.
Vamoosh works on Tallon's body with a couple of short punches.
Vamoosh lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon working aggressively here.
Vamoosh lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Vamoosh uses good head movement to avoid it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Vamoosh is leaning against Tallon and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Vamoosh lands an uppercut.

Vamoosh escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Vamoosh avoids a kick to the body.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Vamoosh!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Vamoosh misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Tallon misses with a low kick as Vamoosh jumps back.
Vamoosh slips under a jab.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Tallon.
Tallon takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Vamoosh throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
It appears Tallon was looking to counter with a kick there.
A lazy left from Vamoosh finds it's target.
Vamoosh fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Tallon explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Vamoosh moves forwards but Tallon connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Vamoosh dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Vamoosh scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Vamoosh tries for a takedown but Tallon circles away easily
and Tallon counters with a straight right hand.
Vamoosh is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Tallon moves in looking to clinch but Vamoosh pushes him off.
Vamoosh swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Vamoosh connects with a solid leg kick.
Tallon smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tallon fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Vamoosh moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Tallon throws the kick towards the body but Vamoosh avoids it.
Tallon throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Vamoosh throws a nice outside leg kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sean Tallon showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Tallon has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Tiny Johnson scores the fight 49:46
Judge Cecil Peabody scores the fight 49:46
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sean Tallon!

A relieved looking Sean Tallon thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
In defeat, Ravi Vamoosh stepped up to the mic, saying 'Jani Tor is a legend.'.
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Event: EVO 277: Tallon vs Mazcsakhs     
Date:   Nov 09, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Kzszcziski Mazcsakhs. Mazcsakhs is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Tupac - Me and My Girlfriend. 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.

169 cm
34
141 lbs
42 - 17 - 1
171 cm
33
143 lbs
29 - 14 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 42 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Kzszcziski Mazcsakhs!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, James Ackerman and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A low kick from Tallon is predictable there
and Mazcsakhs counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Tallon lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
A jab from Tallon misses.
Mazcsakhs thows a body kick. Tallon tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Tallon finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Mazcsakhs. Tallon shrugs it off though.
Tallon takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

Tallon moves into the clinch.
Mazcsakhs makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Mazcsakhs uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mazcsakhs tries to break free but Tallon pushes him back against the cage.
Mazcsakhs lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Mazcsakhs looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Mazcsakhs escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Mazcsakhs misses with an uppercut. Tallon saw that one coming.
Mazcsakhs throws a low kick, looking for Tallon's leg but Tallon calmly moves out of range.

Tallon gets in close and instigates a clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mazcsakhs prevents a body shot from Tallon.

Mazcsakhs breaks the clinch.
Tallon thuds a left hand into Mazcsakhs's body.
Mazcsakhs avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Mazcsakhs tries a quick counter leg kick but Tallon is wise to it.
Mazcsakhs steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tallon.
Mazcsakhs scores with a jab. Tallon acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Nice cross by Tallon.
Mazcsakhs staying out of range there.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Mazcsakhs.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Mazcsakhs.
Tallon misses with a low kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Mazcsakhs. That's going to slow Tallon down.
Tallon moves into range and connects with a jab.
Mazcsakhs ducks under a wild hook from Tallon.
Tallon looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A looping hook to the body misses from Mazcsakhs. Tallon does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A clash of legs there as Mazcsakhs blocks the low kick.
Mazcsakhs slips a jab from Tallon.
Mazcsakhs misses with a low kick.
Mazcsakhs lands a nice hook to Tallon's body. Tallon takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Mazcsakhs.
Tallon lands a front kick.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mazcsakhs avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Tallon goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Mazcsakhs appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Tallon takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Tallon jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tallon scores with a decent looking hook.
Tallon throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Mazcsakhs follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Tallon keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Mazcsakhs misses with a wild body shot.
Mazcsakhs blocks a low kick nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Mazcsakhs will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Good leg kick by Mazcsakhs there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Mazcsakhs stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mazcsakhs. Tallon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tallon throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tallon lands a leg kick that knocks Mazcsakhs off balance momentarily.
Tallon tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Mazcsakhs makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Mazcsakhs takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Tallon scoring well with a low kick there.
Tallon missing with a left hand there. Mazcsakhs was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tallon is looking to score with low kicks.
Mazcsakhs throws a solid leg kick but Tallon takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Mazcsakhs.
Tallon slips a jab and a cross from Mazcsakhs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon lands a glancing blow to the side of Mazcsakhs's head.
Mazcsakhs lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tallon at a distance.
Tallon chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body.
Tallon is looking to clinch but Mazcsakhs is avoiding it.
Mazcsakhs throws a body shot but no joy.
Mazcsakhs misses the shot to the body.
Tallon misses with a low kick.
Tallon misses with a body shot.
Mazcsakhs feints a counter leg kick.
Mazcsakhs throws a quick inside leg kick.
Tallon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Mazcsakhs scores with a jab. Tallon acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mazcsakhs manages to avoid it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Mazcsakhs throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Mazcsakhs misses with an uppercut.
An attempted straight right counter from Tallon misses the target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sloppy strikes from Mazcsakhs. Those never looked like landing.
Good work by Mazcsakhs as he checks the leg kick.
Tallon throws the kick towards the body but Mazcsakhs avoids it.
Tallon scoring well with a low kick there.
Mazcsakhs misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon closes the distance but Mazcsakhs moves to the side
and Mazcsakhs connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tallon scores with a leg kick.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch but Mazcsakhs swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Mazcsakhs ducks under a wild hook from Tallon.
Mazcsakhs doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Tallon misses with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon moves in looking to clinch but Mazcsakhs pushes him off.
Mazcsakhs ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Tallon throws a sloppy head kick and Mazcsakhs moves out of range easily.
Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Mazcsakhs.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Mazcsakhs let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Tallon uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Tallon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Mazcsakhs misses with a low kick.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs wants to slow Tallon down by chopping away at his legs.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tallon uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs throws a wild body kick that Tallon sees coming a mile off.
Mazcsakhs throws a nice outside leg kick.
Mazcsakhs throws a leg kick but Tallon checks it.
Mazcsakhs lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Tallon scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Mazcsakhs misses with a straight right.
Tallon tried to counter with a leg kick but Mazcsakhs avoided it.
Mazcsakhs throws a leg kick but Tallon moved away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mazcsakhs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Kzszcziski Mazcsakhs seems to be getting the better of the standup.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mazcsakhs keeps the fight on the outside.
Mazcsakhs avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Mazcsakhs flicks out a counter leg kick but Tallon steps away.
Mazcsakhs tries to score with a low kick but Tallon moves his leg out of the way.
Tallon scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Tallon throws a poor cross that misses
and Mazcsakhs counters with a straight punch to the midsection.

Tallon has Mazcsakhs up against the cage in a clinch.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tallon creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Mazcsakhs lands a right hand.

Mazcsakhs breaks from the clinch.
Mazcsakhs lands a nice looking body shot.
Mazcsakhs feints and then cracks Tallon's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Tallon down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Tallon throws an overhand right that lands on Mazcsakhs's shoulder, as Mazcsakhs tries to avoid the shot.
Tallon stuns Mazcsakhs with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tallon misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Mazcsakhs lands with a hook. Tallon tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Tallon slips under a jab.
Tallon attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tallon looks for the body kick but Mazcsakhs saw that one coming.
Mazcsakhs checks a low kick from Tallon.
Tallon cracks Mazcsakhs with an open hand slap.
Tallon bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Mazcsakhs's head backwards.
Tallon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Mazcsakhs moves out of range of the body kick from Tallon.
Mazcsakhs misses with a straight right.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tallon.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mazcsakhs throws a leg kick but Tallon sees it coming and moves out of range.
Tallon throws a head kick but Mazcsakhs moves out of range.

Tallon fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Mazcsakhs, pushing him back against the cage.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Mazcsakhs throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Mazcsakhs's head.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Mazcsakhs creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Mazcsakhs breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Tallon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Mazcsakhs moves away from the strike by Tallon.
Tallon throws a hook to the side of Mazcsakhs's head but Mazcsakhs sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Mazcsakhs with a hook.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mazcsakhs manages to avoid it.
Mazcsakhs dips to his left and cracks Tallon with an uppercut!
Mazcsakhs with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Kzszcziski Mazcsakhs will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Back to the action!


Mazcsakhs thows a leg kick but Tallon checks it
and Tallon makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Mazcsakhs throws a low kick, looking for Tallon's leg but Tallon calmly moves out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Tallon on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A thudding body kick lands there by Mazcsakhs!
Tallon attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tallon looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Nice jab there from Tallon.
Mazcsakhs lands a jab to the head.
Mazcsakhs lands a body shot.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mazcsakhs was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
Mazcsakhs thumps Tallon with a low kick.
Mazcsakhs misses with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mazcsakhs tries to work over Tallon's front leg with a kick but Tallon checks it.
Mazcsakhs blocks a low kick nicely.
Mazcsakhs tries a low kick but Tallon avoids it.
Mazcsakhs avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Tallon throws a predictable looking body shot
enabling Mazcsakhs to counter with a crisp jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Mazcsakhs counters with a nice low kick that buckles Tallon's knee momentarily.
Mazcsakhs tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tallon was well out of range. Poor timing from Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs scores with a one two! Tallon had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Mazcsakhs avoids the head kick by Tallon.
Mazcsakhs let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
A jab from Mazcsakhs misses.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tallon.
Mazcsakhs throws a shot to the body.
Mazcsakhs scores with a jab to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mazcsakhs. Tallon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tallon bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Tallon throws a leg kick but Mazcsakhs sees it coming and moves out of range.
Mazcsakhs pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Mazcsakhs throws a low kick but Tallon avoids it.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jab by Tallon.
Tallon closes the distance but Mazcsakhs moves to the side
and Mazcsakhs cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Mazcsakhs misses with a low kick.
Mazcsakhs steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tallon.
Mazcsakhs keeps the fight on the outside.
Mazcsakhs steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tallon.
Tallon checks the leg kick nicely there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tallon. Mazcsakhs does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tallon works Mazcsakhs's body with a nice hook.
Tallon tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Mazcsakhs manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Mazcsakhs scores with a three punch combo!
Mazcsakhs tries to move into range but Tallon moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Tallon cracks the inside of Mazcsakhs's front leg.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mazcsakhs manages to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Mazcsakhs finds it's way round the side to connect with Tallon's head.
An inside leg kick from Tallon misses.
Mazcsakhs lands with a good body shot.
A slapping body kick lands there for Tallon.
Tallon throws a leg kick
and Mazcsakhs counters with a body kick that stops Tallon in his tracks momentarily.
Mazcsakhs lands a nice looking body shot.
Mazcsakhs keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Mazcsakhs smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Mazcsakhs throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Tallon on the side of the head.
Tallon tries a head kick but it misses.
Mazcsakhs lands a body shot.
Mazcsakhs throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mazcsakhs on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Mazcsakhs moves out of range of the body kick.
Mazcsakhs looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws the kick towards the body but Mazcsakhs avoids it.
Tallon walks into a left hand.
Mazcsakhs throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tallon makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Mazcsakhs really felt that one!
Mazcsakhs wants to land a leg kick but Tallon is out of range.
Mazcsakhs gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Mazcsakhs throws out a loose jab but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon throws out a loose jab but Mazcsakhs uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon throws a nice outside leg kick.
Tallon looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Tallon scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Mazcsakhs doesn't seem bothered though.
Tallon will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Tallon misses with a body kick.
Mazcsakhs chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tallon tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Tallon misses with a looping right.
Mazcsakhs fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tallon manages to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kzszcziski Mazcsakhs really 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.



Tallon rushes Mazcsakhs and presses him up against the cage.
Mazcsakhs misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mazcsakhs's elbow.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Mazcsakhs controls his hands.
Mazcsakhs prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Mazcsakhs misses with the head strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Mazcsakhs.
Mazcsakhs blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Mazcsakhs throws a knee to the head but misses.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Mazcsakhs lands a body punch in the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Mazcsakhs controls the action.
Tallon tries a body shot but Mazcsakhs blocks it.
Mazcsakhs lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Mazcsakhs's elbow.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Mazcsakhs controls his hands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Mazcsakhs.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Mazcsakhs controls his hands.

Mazcsakhs breaks from the clinch.
Tallon lands with a nice body punch.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch but Mazcsakhs swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mazcsakhs. Tallon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mazcsakhs's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
A looping hook to the body misses from Mazcsakhs. Tallon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tallon wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Tallon checks a low kick from Mazcsakhs.
Tallon on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Tallon cracks Mazcsakhs with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

Tallon gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Mazcsakhs misses with the head strike.
Tallon tries a body shot but Mazcsakhs blocks it.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Mazcsakhs breaks the clinch.
Mazcsakhs connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Mazcsakhs avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a low kick.
Mazcsakhs connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mazcsakhs avoids a punch combination nicely.
Mazcsakhs lands a right hook to the body.
Mazcsakhs scores with a sloppy right hand. Tallon should have avoided that one.
Tallon with a jab.
Mazcsakhs moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Mazcsakhs connects with a leg kick. Tallon looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tallon moves out of range of the body kick from Mazcsakhs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mazcsakhs takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Mazcsakhs checks the leg kick.
Tallon has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Tallon there as he acknowledges the shot.
Tallon misses the body punch
and Mazcsakhs counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Mazcsakhs throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tallon sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Mazcsakhs misses with a body punch
and Tallon counters with a lovely straight right hand!
The fight stays on the outside here - Tallon looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Mazcsakhs only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Mazcsakhs scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Mazcsakhs slips a jab from Tallon.
Mazcsakhs waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tallon.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
Tallon throws the left hand but Mazcsakhs avoids the punch easily.
Mazcsakhs uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tallon.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Tallon connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Tallon throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Mazcsakhs was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
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!
Mazcsakhs looks to throw a body kick
and Tallon counters with a leg kick.
Tallon throws a push kick but Mazcsakhs slaps the foot to one side.
Tallon tries to clinch but Mazcsakhs is having none of it.
Tallon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tallon works Mazcsakhs's body with a nice hook.

Tallon drives through and clinches with Mazcsakhs against the cage.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Mazcsakhs.
A short right from Mazcsakhs.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Sean Tallon will probably get the nod.
That's time! Tallon's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Mazcsakhs checks a leg kick nicely.
Mazcsakhs throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Mazcsakhs throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Tallon connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Mazcsakhs throws a one two combo.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
Tallon chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Mazcsakhs can pounce on him.
Mazcsakhs throws a body shot but no joy.

Tallon moves into the clinch successfully.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon tries to work over Mazcsakhs's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mazcsakhs misses with a body punch.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Mazcsakhs.
Tallon keeps control of Mazcsakhs as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Tallon lands a body punch in the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mazcsakhs breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Tallon connects with a good right hand that stumbles Mazcsakhs. Mazcsakhs circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Tallon fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Mazcsakhs looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Mazcsakhs keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Tallon jabs Mazcsakhs to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tallon swings for the body but Mazcsakhs moves out of range.
Tallon looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tallon thows a body kick. Mazcsakhs tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Tallon tries to clinch up but Mazcsakhs circles away and keeps his distance.
Mazcsakhs with a nice cross.
Mazcsakhs checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.

Tallon has closed the distance and engaged Mazcsakhs in a clinch.
Sean Tallon has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Mazcsakhs.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Good body shot from Tallon.
Sean Tallon has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Mazcsakhs misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mazcsakhs throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.

Mazcsakhs pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Mazcsakhs lands a nice looking body shot.
Mazcsakhs throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Mazcsakhs misses the body punch
and Tallon counters with a slapping leg kick.
Mazcsakhs throws a leg kick which misses Tallon's front leg but catches the back leg as Tallon tries to avoid it.

Tallon has managed to clinch.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Mazcsakhs's ribcage. Mazcsakhs let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Tallon softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Mazcsakhs tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Mazcsakhs tries to throw a body punch but Tallon avoids it by throwing Mazcsakhs back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mazcsakhs prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Nice body punch from Tallon.
Mazcsakhs is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Mazcsakhs prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Mazcsakhs swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon tries a body shot but Mazcsakhs blocks it.
Mazcsakhs lands a shot to the body.
Tallon prevents Mazcsakhs from breaking the clinch.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Mazcsakhs controls his hands.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Mazcsakhs uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Mazcsakhs avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Mazcsakhs lands on the inside with an uppercut.

Mazcsakhs breaks from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon tries to clinch but Mazcsakhs moves out of range.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Mazcsakhs, right into the meat.
Mazcsakhs throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Tallon throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tallon scores with a body shot.
Mazcsakhs fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tallon manages to avoid it.
Mazcsakhs lands with a nice body punch.
Tallon dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Mazcsakhs. That did some damage!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tallon has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Mazcsakhs finds it's way round the side to connect with Tallon's head.
Mazcsakhs on the wrong end of a nice jab.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Mazcsakhs.
Nice shot by Mazcsakhs.
Kzszcziski Mazcsakhs is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
A solid leg kick lands there for Mazcsakhs.
Tallon attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 47:48
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 48:47
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 47:49

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Kzszcziski Mazcsakhs!

Our winner, Kzszcziski Mazcsakhs, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: MFN 357     
Date:   Oct 26, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Anton Chekhov and Sean Tallon. Chekhov's entrance music is КАТЮШA. A fine choice. On his way into the cage it seems that Anton Chekhov has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Anton Chekhov seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

169 cm
35
142 lbs
38 - 13 - 2
169 cm
34
141 lbs
42 - 16 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Hell's Balls Recovery (160)
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 13 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Anton Chekhov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 42 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Chekhov keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Tallon scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Tallon digs a good hook to Chekhov's body.
Chekhov connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Tallon momentarily.
Good standup being displayed there by Tallon as he connects with a hook.
Tallon changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Chekhov scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Chekhov smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tallon looks for the body kick but Chekhov saw that one coming.
Tallon misses the body punch
and Chekhov counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
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!
Tallon throws a wild body kick that Chekhov sees coming a mile off.
Chekhov has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Beast Cartel in the buildup to the fight.
Tallon looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Good leg kick by Chekhov there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chekhov avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Chekhov walks into a stiff left hand from Tallon.
Tallon wants to clinch.
Tallon digs a good body shot into Chekhov's ribs.
Tallon scoring well with a low kick there.
Chekhov just misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Both fighters circling a little - Tallon finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Tallon has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Chekhov misses with a hook.
Tallon throws a low kick but Chekhov moves out of range easily.
Tallon wants to slow Chekhov down by chopping away at his legs.
Tallon throws a right hand that misses
and Chekhov counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Chekhov moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Chekhov slips under a jab from Tallon.
A little feinted left hand from Chekhov on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Chekhov avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Chekhov throws a leg kick but Tallon sees it coming and moves out of range.
Tallon only half commits to the counter leg kick.
A big left from Chekhov misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A lazy left from Tallon finds it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon scoring well with a low kick there.
Tallon thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Chekhov if he has to take too many more of those.

Tallon moves into the clinch successfully.
Tallon's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Chekhov lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Chekhov fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Chekhov fails to land.
Chekhov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Chekhov effectively controlling the action here.
Chekhov pushes Tallon back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Chekhov controls the action.
Chekhov trying to control the position but instead, Tallon has worked for underhooks and has pushed Chekhov into the cage.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Chekhov is trying to maintain a safe position but Tallon gets an underhook and turns Chekhov into the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Chekhov lands with a left to the head.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Chekhov's elbow.
A right hand to the body from Chekhov.
Chekhov misses with a hook from the clinch.
Chekhov throws a head punch that misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon lands with a short shot to the head.
Tallon lands a body shot.
A head punch on the inside from Chekhov fails to land.
Chekhov tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Chekhov scores with a shoulder strike.
Tallon throws a punch but it's blocked by Chekhov.
Chekhov has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Chekhov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Chekhov misses with a hook from the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Sean Tallon will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Tallon fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Tallon's jab looks to have found its range, popping Chekhov under the eye.
Chekhov moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Chekhov tried to counter with a leg kick but Tallon avoided it.
Tallon connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Donk. Tallon catches Chekhov right on the button with a cross.
Tallon throws a head kick that half lands.
Chekhov doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tallon throws a big shot that misses.
Sean Tallon seems to be getting the better of the standup.
An inside leg kick from Tallon misses.
Sean Tallon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Chekhov ducks under a wild hook from Tallon.
Chekhov swings widly with a right hand
and Tallon counters with a left to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Decent striking displayed by Tallon there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon defending well as Chekhov loads up on a big left hand.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Chekhov.
Tallon catches Chekhov with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Tallon throws a wild body kick that Chekhov sees coming a mile off.
An attempted straight right counter from Chekhov misses the target.
Chekhov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tallon chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tallon jabbing away but nothing is landing.
The fighters circle momentarily. Tallon darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

Tallon gets a clinch.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Chekhov avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Chekhov struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Anton Chekhov has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Chekhov pushes Tallon back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tallon has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands a right hand.
Chekhov is trying to stall.
Chekhov lands with a light punch inside.
Chekhov prevents a body shot from Tallon.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon misses with a body punch.

Chekhov breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Tallon throws an off balance right hand
and Chekhov counters with an outside leg kick.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Chekhov scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Chekhov lands with a right hand.
Tallon lands a front kick.
Chekhov throws a right hand that misses
and Tallon counters with a body kick.
Tallon thuds his right hand into Chekhov's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tallon turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Chekhov displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tallon throws out the jab.
Chekhov swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tallon cracks a nice hook into Chekhov's ribs.
Tallon connects with a body shot that sends Chekhov's belly button to the back.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Chekhov, as that shot connected.
Chekhov looks to land a right hand but Tallon moved out of range.
Chekhov has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Chekhov bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
An attempted straight right counter from Chekhov misses the target.
Chekhov takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Tallon misses with a hook.
Tallon scores with a jab. Chekhov acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon tries to land a front kick but Chekhov steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Tallon throws a poor cross that misses
and Chekhov counters with a nice body shot.
Tallon bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tallon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Chekhov.
Tallon swings for the body but Chekhov moves out of range.
Chekhov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A jab from Tallon does it's job there.
Tallon throws a head kick but Chekhov moves out of range.
Tallon connects with a body shot.
Tallon misses with an uppercut.
A counter left hand to the body from Chekhov misses its target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Chekhov takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tallon fails in his attempt to clinch.
A counter left hand to the body from Chekhov misses its target.
Tallon thuds his shin into the meat of Chekhov's side.
Tallon darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Tallon lands with a shot to the body.
Tallon throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
A swing and a miss from Tallon.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Chekhov shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Tallon lands with a slapping head kick.
Chekhov takes a shot right to the bread basket.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon misses with a body shot
and Chekhov counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Tallon misses with a telegraphed body shot
enabling Chekhov to counter with a crisp jab.
Chekhov blocks a low kick nicely.
An attempted straight right counter from Chekhov misses the target.
Chekhov scores with a hook.
Chekhov misses the shot to the body.
Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Chekhov.
Chekhov throws a predictable looking body shot
and Tallon counters with a left to the body.
Tallon connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Chekhov momentarily.
Tallon misses with an attempted mid kick.
Tallon throws an off balance right hand
and Chekhov counters with a nice body shot.
Tallon scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tallon.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A solid leg kick lands there for Chekhov.
Tallon connects with a solid leg kick.
Chekhov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
A nice side step and Tallon releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Tallon throws out a leg kick but Chekhov moves out of range and Tallon only half commits.
Chekhov is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tallon scores with a nice body kick.
A clash of legs there as Tallon blocks the low kick.
That kick from Tallon tenderised Chekhov's leg. Chekhov is trying to keep his angry face on.
Chekhov uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Tallon misses with a right hand
and Chekhov counters with a straight right hand.

It looks like Sean Tallon has been cut.
Tallon throws a sloppy head kick
letting Chekhov counter with a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon drops his hands momentarily and Chekhov takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

Tallon is rocked!
Tallon moves out of range of the strikes.
Tallon is still on wobbly legs! Can Chekhov finish him?
Tallon throws a wild body kick that Chekhov sees coming a mile off.
Tallon leaves his chin hanging out and Chekhov seizes the opportunity with an uppercut! Tallon crumbles to the floor in a heap! The referee steps in and tends to the downed fighter! What a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:23 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Anton Chekhov!
A victorious Anton Chekhov thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: CEC 477     
Date:   Oct 14, 2016

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Alton Newcastle and Sean Tallon. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

170 cm
31
148 lbs
17 - 10 - 0
169 cm
34
141 lbs
41 - 16 - 1
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Alton Newcastle!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 41 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tallon has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Newcastle finds it's way round the side to connect with Tallon's head.

It looks like Sean Tallon has been cut.
Newcastle has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Bruize Brothaz in the buildup to the fight.
Newcastle throws a hook but Tallon blocks it.
Nice jab there from Newcastle.
The fighters circle momentarily. Tallon darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Newcastle scores with a nice strike.

Tallon is rocked!
Newcastle misses with a straight left.
Newcastle walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tallon checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Tallon fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Newcastle misses the jab.
Tallon scores with a kick to the body.
Tallon has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
A good leg kick by Tallon.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Newcastle on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Newcastle misses with a lunging right hand
enabling Tallon to counter with a crisp jab.
Tallon avoids a punch combination nicely.
Tallon wants to counter with a clinch but Newcastle pushes him away.
Tallon jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Newcastle misses with a body shot.
Newcastle throws a series of punches but Tallon moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon moves out of range of the body kick.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Newcastle manages to avoid it.
Newcastle throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
Jab by Tallon.
Newcastle misses with a hook.

Newcastle dives in and scores a takedown into Tallon's guard.

Tallon has his feet on Newcastle's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
Tallon feints and then cracks Newcastle's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Newcastle down.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Tallon.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Newcastle throws a body shot but no joy.
Newcastle swings wildly with a couple of big hooks

and Tallon counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short uppercut from Tallon.
A short right from Tallon on the inside.
Newcastle misses with the head strike.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Newcastle tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Newcastle lands an elbow inside that Tallon shrugs off.
A hook to the body from Tallon.
Newcastle tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Newcastle just misses with a elbow thrown towards Tallon's brow.
Newcastle tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon lands an uppercut.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Newcastle blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Newcastle tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Newcastle.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Newcastle avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
A short uppercut from Tallon.
Newcastle takes a shot to the head.

Newcastle has Tallon pressed up against the cage. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Newcastle pulls back from the cage and twists to the side, sending Tallon tumbling to the mat - Newcastle dives into Tallon's guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Newcastle makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Tallon trying to control the position here.
Newcastle tries to free his leg and advance position but Tallon is retaining full guard.
Newcastle postures up.
Tallon keeping full guard, as Newcastle tries to pass.
Newcastle pushing down on Tallon's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

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

Newcastle is looking for a kimura here.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tallon pushes Newcastle off looking to stand but Newcastle dives back in and keeps control.
Tallon is not content to let Newcastle control the position.
Tallon regains full guard. Nicely done.
Newcastle passes easily into side control. Nice work.

Newcastle goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Tallon rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Newcastle's guard! Nice work there by Tallon!
Tallon wants to stand but Newcastle has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
Tallon is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tallon is continuing to stall.

Newcastle is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tallon misses with a kick to the body.
Tallon lands with a good body shot.

Tallon has managed to clinch.
Newcastle wants to get back to striking at distance but Tallon won't allow it.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Newcastle throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Tallon scores with a nice hook to the head.
Newcastle misses with the head strike.
Tallon scores with a hook to the body.
Tallon lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.

Newcastle pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Sean Tallon seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Newcastle misses with a takedown attempt - Tallon sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Newcastle throws a nice looking combination but Tallon bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Crunch! Tallon slams his shin into Newcastle's torso.
Tallon goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Tallon has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon checks the leg kick nicely there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon catches Newcastle with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Newcastle lands a nice shot that snaps Tallon's head back.
Tallon blocks a jab.
Newcastle fails to land the takedown.
Newcastle shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Newcastle takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Newcastle takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Newcastle misses with an uppercut. Tallon saw that one coming.
Tallon turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Tallon lands a front kick.
Tallon lands with a shot to the body.
Newcastle ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Tallon scores with a shot to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Newcastle throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
Tallon scores with a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Newcastle, as that shot connected.
Tallon throws a half hearted mid kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tallon. Newcastle does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tallon bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tallon cracks a nice hook into Newcastle's ribs.
Newcastle uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Tallon is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Newcastle rather than just go for the knockout.
Tallon defending well as Newcastle loads up on a big left hand.
Newcastle takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Tallon walks into a left hand.
Newcastle misses with a hook. Tallon ducked under it nicely.
Newcastle connects with a body shot that sends Tallon's belly button to the back.
Newcastle has a takedown stuffed.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alton Newcastle. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Newcastle thows a leg kick but Tallon checks it
and Tallon counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Tallon dips to his left and cracks Newcastle with an uppercut!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Newcastle takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Good leg kick by Tallon there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Newcastle walks into a left hand.
Tallon lands with a straight right. Newcastle didn't see that one coming.

Newcastle fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Tallon sprawls well initially but Newcastle persists and gets the takedown into half guard.

Tallon has one foot on Newcastle's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tallon scores with a spinning back kick!
Tallon lands with a nice body punch.

Tallon closes the distance and pushes Newcastle back into the cage.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon lands a nice shot to the body.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Newcastle controls the action.
Still in the clinch, Tallon scores with a nice short uppercut.
Newcastle blocks an uppercut.
Newcastle scores with a shot to the side of Tallon's head.
Tallon softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Newcastle struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Newcastle lands with a light punch inside.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Newcastle creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Newcastle's head.
Tallon lands a body punch.
Newcastle working aggressively here.
Tallon stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Newcastle fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A right hand to the body from Tallon.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Newcastle controls the action.
Tallon digs a right hand into Newcastle's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Newcastle's gas tank.
Tallon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Newcastle misses with some punches.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Newcastle pushes Tallon back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tallon lands a left hand that snaps the head of Newcastle backwards.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Sean Tallon's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Tallon thuds his shin into the meat of Newcastle's side.
Alton Newcastle seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tallon blocks a jab.
Tallon is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Newcastle with a body shot.
Tallon's jab looks to have found its range, popping Newcastle under the eye.
Tallon lands with a straight right. Newcastle didn't see that one coming.
Tallon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Newcastle.
Newcastle looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Tallon let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Newcastle throws an off balance right hand
and Tallon counters with a stiff right hand.
Newcastle will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Tallon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Newcastle.
Tallon is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Newcastle takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Newcastle lands a jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon jabs Newcastle to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Tallon lands a jab to Newcastle's midsection.
Tallon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Newcastle throws out the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Newcastle connects with a body shot that sends Tallon's belly button to the back.
Newcastle on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Newcastle misses with a takedown attempt
and Tallon counters with a low kick, right behind Newcastle 's knee.
Tallon pulls out of a head kick attempt.

Tallon takes the fight into the clinch.
A right handed body shot lands from Tallon.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tallon.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Newcastle blocks an uppercut.
Newcastle blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Newcastle avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Newcastle tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Newcastle or not.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Newcastle throws a head punch that misses.
Newcastle wants to get back to striking at distance but Tallon won't allow it.
Newcastle tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon tries to work over Newcastle's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Nice body punch from Tallon - that landed with a thud.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Newcastle misses with some punches.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Newcastle's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
Tallon scores with a shoulder strike.
Tallon lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Newcastle controls his hands.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Newcastle avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Newcastle backwards.
Newcastle working aggressively here.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Newcastle controls his hands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A right handed body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon lands with a right to the head.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Newcastle.
Newcastle can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
A hook to the body from Newcastle.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Newcastle with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Newcastle blocking some punches.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon lands with a left to the head.
A nice left hand lands by Tallon.
Tallon lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Newcastle.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Newcastle tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Newcastle controls the action.

Newcastle breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Newcastle throws a shot from downtown. Tallon moves away and avoids it.
Tallon blocks a jab.
Tallon looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tallon throws a head kick that half lands.
Newcastle swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Tallon.
Tallon fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Newcastle has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tallon.
Newcastle on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Tallon works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Tallon lands a nice shot to the body.
Tallon uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Newcastle.
Newcastle has his takedown stuffed
and Newcastle takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Newcastle misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tallon.
Tallon lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tallon throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Tallon throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Donk. Tallon catches Newcastle right on the button with a cross.
Tallon slips under a jab.
Tallon feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Newcastle's calf.
Newcastle misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tallon, right into the meat.
Tallon lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Newcastle fails with the takedown
and Tallon counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Tallon throws a shot to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Newcastle looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Newcastle takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon scores with a jab to the jaw.
Tallon lands a front kick.
Newcastle is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Newcastle lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Tallon scores with a sloppy right hand. Newcastle should have avoided that one.
Newcastle takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Sean Tallon is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Tallon moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Tallon scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Nice body kick from Tallon.
Tallon throws a head kick but Newcastle moves out of range.
Newcastle takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tallon lands with a straight right. Newcastle didn't see that one coming.
Newcastle misses with an uppercut
and Tallon counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Newcastle throws a sloppy body shot
and Tallon cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A looping hook to the body misses from Newcastle. Tallon does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Newcastle throws a right hand that Tallon ducks under and follows up with a left that Tallon also avoids with ease.
Tallon lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tallon fakes the leg kick and cracks Newcastle in the body.
Tallon walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Tallon lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Newcastle darts in looking for a takedown but Tallon gets double underhooks and turns Newcastle into the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alton Newcastle. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Tallon connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Newcastle's hands.
Nice shot lands for Newcastle.
Tallon plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Tallon tries to clinch but Newcastle moves out of range.
Newcastle misses with a straight left.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Newcastle is just out of range.
Tallon fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Newcastle with a lazy takedown attempt
and Tallon counters with a nice body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Newcastle takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Tallon slips a straight right by Newcastle.
Tallon dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tallon scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tallon blocks a jab.
Tallon let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Newcastle throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon slips a straight right by Newcastle.
Tallon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Newcastle.
Newcastle scores with a sloppy right hand. Tallon should have avoided that one.
A punch lands to the side of Newcastle 's head but he takes it in his stride.

Newcastle gets tackled into the cage by Tallon. Tallon maintains the clinch.
Newcastle looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Newcastle prevents a body shot from Tallon.

Newcastle decides to pull guard.

Tallon stands up and waves to Newcastle to follow him.
Tallon bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nice uppercut there from Newcastle.
Tallon slips under a jab.
Newcastle throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.
Newcastle throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Newcastle misses with a hook.
Tallon fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Newcastle on the side of the head.
Newcastle throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Newcastle. Tallon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Newcastle bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Tallon's head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Newcastle shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Tallon defends it nicely.
Tallon with a hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Sean Tallon's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tallon looks for the body kick but Newcastle saw that one coming.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tallon.
Tallon takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
An inside leg kick from Newcastle misses.
Newcastle lands a nice shot to the body.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Newcastle throws a right hand that misses
and Tallon counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Newcastle thinking.
Newcastle misses with a wild body shot.
Newcastle shoots for a double leg takedown but Tallon sprawls well. He's pushed Newcastle's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A slow jab from Newcastle misses its intended target.
Tallon let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Tallon moves out of range of the strikes.
Tallon looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Newcastle.
Tallon keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Tallon scores with a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Newcastle crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Tallon - the referee stops the clock and Newcastle gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Tallon. Newcastle manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Newcastle with a poor takedown
and Tallon counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

Tallon closes the distance and clinches.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Newcastle's ribcage. Newcastle let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Tallon lands a left hand.
Newcastle goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Newcastle throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Nice body punch from Tallon - that landed with a thud.
Tallon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Newcastle controls the action.
Good body shot from Tallon.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Newcastle.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Newcastle controls the action.
Newcastle misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Alton Newcastle has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sean Tallon is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Newcastle.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Newcastle has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Tallon is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alton Newcastle. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Tallon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A short right from Tallon on the inside.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Newcastle's elbow.
Newcastle doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tallon lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Newcastle's head.
Tallon lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Newcastle prevents a body shot from Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands a shot to the body.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A short right from Newcastle.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Newcastle avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Newcastle just misses with a elbow thrown towards Tallon's brow.
Tallon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Newcastle lands with a right to the head.
A short left from Newcastle.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Newcastle's elbow.
Newcastle swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Newcastle misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon tries a body shot but Newcastle blocks it.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Newcastle's head.
Newcastle missing with knees to the body.
Tallon lands a body punch.
Newcastle misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon gets through Newcastle's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Newcastle blocking some punches.
Newcastle lands a left hand.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Newcastle's elbow.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Newcastle controls the action.
Newcastle prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Newcastle lands a hook that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Newcastle blocks an uppercut.
Newcastle lands a knee to the body.
Newcastle tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Newcastle.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Newcastle creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tallon lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tallon lands an uppercut.
Newcastle lands a hook to the side of the head.
Newcastle misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Tallon.
Tallon scores with a hook to the body.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sean Tallon comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Tallon 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 45:50
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 45:50
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sean Tallon!

Sean Tallon decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: EVO 269: Tallon vs Cortes     
Date:   Sep 24, 2016

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Ferdinand Cortes. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

169 cm
33
141 lbs
41 - 15 - 1
169 cm
29
150 lbs
27 - 2 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the featherweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 41 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 27 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Ferdinand Cortes!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Andrew Berry and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cortes connects with a body shot.
Tallon with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Cortes to score with a decent uppercut.
Cortes misses with a body kick.
Tallon throws a shot to the body.
Cortes thuds a left hand into Tallon's body.
Cortes misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Tallon counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Tallon doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Cortes changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Cortes throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Tallon keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tallon wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Cortes is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Tallon rather than just go for the knockout.
Cortes misses with a body kick.
Tallon wants to clinch up but Cortes keeps it at a distance.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon looks to land a body kick but Cortes moved away.
Cortes throws the left hand but Tallon avoids the punch easily.
Tallon is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Cortes.
Tallon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Tallon throws a nice inside leg kick.
Cortes misses with a hook. Tallon ducked under it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Cortes manages to avoid it.
Tallon keeps Cortes at a distance using the push kick.
Tallon misses with a body shot.
Cortes tries to counter with a clinch but Tallon shakes him off and moves away.
Tallon plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Tallon swings for the body but Cortes moves out of range.
Tallon looks for the body kick but Cortes saw that one coming.
Cortes lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Tallon with a hook.
Tallon on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Cortes looks to throw a body kick
and Tallon counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Cortes chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Cortes keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
Tallon lands with a nice body punch.
Cortes is looking to land body kicks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cortes ducks right into an uppercut from Tallon.
Tallon slips under a jab from Cortes.
Cortes bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Tallon's head backwards.
Cortes throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body.
Cortes swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tallon throwing a counter right hand but Cortes manages to avoid it.
Tallon is looking to clinch.
Tallon scores with a nice right hand.
Cortes takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Cortes throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Cortes.
Cortes avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Decent striking displayed by Cortes there.
Tallon is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Cortes ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Cortes takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cortes takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Cortes misses with a looping right.
Tallon tries to counter by clinching up but Cortes breaks away and moves out of range.
Cortes uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tallon.
Cortes let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Tallon looks to throw a body kick
letting Cortes counter with a right hand.
Cortes has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tallon.
Tallon takes one to the side of the head.
Tallon slips a straight right by Cortes.
Tallon was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Tallon throws a solid leg kick but Cortes takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Tallon.
Cortes wants to counter the offense by Tallon and move into the clinch position.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
Cortes will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Cortes thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tallon misses with a kick to the body
and Cortes counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tallon uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Cortes.
Cortes scores with a decent looking hook.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon scores with a hook to the body. Cortes takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cortes cracks Tallon with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Tallon tries to land a front kick but Cortes steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Cortes misses with a jab to the body
letting Tallon counter with a right hand.
Cortes throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
Tallon gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Cortes counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Cortes throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Sean Tallon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Good exchange - Tallon coming out on top.
Cortes throws a hook but Tallon avoids it easily.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Cortes stuns Tallon with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tallon lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Cortes misses the shot to the body.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Cortes.
Cortes fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tallon manages to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Ferdinand Cortes will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Tallon lands with a thumping leg kick.
Ferdinand Cortes seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cortes moves away.
Tallon misses with a hook. Cortes ducked under it nicely.
It seemed like Cortes was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Cortes attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Tallon scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Cortes scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Tallon checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Cortes throws a jab but it's blocked by Tallon.
As Cortes tries to get set, Tallon tries to push him back and clinch up but Cortes manages to avoid the attempt.
A jab from Cortes misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cortes ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Cortes takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Tallon works Cortes's body with a nice hook.
A looping hook to the body misses from Cortes. Tallon does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cortes ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Jab by Cortes.
Tallon scores with a push kick.
Tallon swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Cortes looking to land some kicks to the body here.
The fighters circling - Cortes throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tallon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tallon swings for the body but Cortes moves out of range.
Cortes circles away from the clinch attempt.
A shot to the liver by Cortes. Beautiful body shot.
Cortes throws a hook but Tallon avoids it easily.
Tallon misses with a body kick.
Cortes connects with a body shot that sends Tallon's belly button to the back.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Cortes finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon stuns Cortes with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jab by Cortes.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Cortes moves away.
Cortes throws a sloppy head kick and Tallon moves out of range easily.
Cortes takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Tallon thuds his shin into the meat of Cortes's side.
Cortes chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tallon can pounce on him.
Tallon throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tallon chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Cortes uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Cortes lands with a nice body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon takes one to the side of the head.
Cortes blocks the body kick.
Tallon takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Cortes throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.
Cortes bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tallon throws the kick towards the body but Cortes avoids it.
Cortes doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Cortes swings away with a body shot that misses
and Tallon makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Tallon throws a lazy body kick
and Cortes counters with a stiff right hand.
Jab from Cortes.
Tallon with a hook.
Tallon fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Tallon throws a leg kick which misses Cortes's front leg but catches the back leg as Cortes tries to avoid it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon blocks a jab.
Cortes keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cortes fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Cortes throws a right and a left that both miss.
Cortes's jab looks to have found its range, popping Tallon under the eye.
A shot to the liver by Cortes. Beautiful body shot.
Tallon walks forward, straight into a front kick from Cortes.
Cortes ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Cortes throws a body shot but no joy.
Tallon misses with a body shot.
Cortes swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tallon throws a low kick but Cortes avoids it.
Tallon throws a leg kick but Cortes sees it coming and moves out of range.
Cortes thows a left - swing and a miss!
Cortes looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
Tallon tries to clinch there but Cortes circles away.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
A lazy left from Cortes finds it's target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Ferdinand Cortes 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!


Cortes sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Cortes throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tallon swings away with a body shot that misses
and Cortes counters with a thumping low kick.
Cortes lands with a nice body punch.
Tallon thumps Cortes with a low kick.
Cortes moves out of range of the body kick.
Tallon takes a swing at Cortes's ribcage but misses.
Cortes jabs at Tallon's body.
Tallon dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Cortes. That did some damage!
A jab from Cortes does it's job there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice shot lands for Cortes.
Cortes sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon throws a lazy right hand but Cortes sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tallon scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Cortes doesn't seem bothered though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cortes looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
Tallon lets loose with a powerful body kick. Cortes will feel that in the morning.
Cortes throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Cortes ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Cortes takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tallon with a nice cross.
Cortes just misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon connects with a jab.
Cortes explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Cortes moves away from the strike by Tallon.
Cortes bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Tallon's head backwards.
Tallon looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Jab by Tallon.
A bone on bone clash there as Cortes blocks the leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Cortes takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Cortes tries to land a leg kick but Tallon saw it coming and moves away.
As Cortes tries to get set, Tallon tries to push him back and clinch up but Cortes manages to avoid the attempt.
A left and a right from Cortes both land. Nice combination.
Tallon looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Cortes clobbers Tallon with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Tallon blocks a head kick by Cortes.
Cortes throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.
Tallon scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Tallon lands with a thumping leg kick.
Cortes throws a poor cross that misses
and Tallon counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Cortes throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A good leg kick by Tallon.
Tallon lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Tallon sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Cortes lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Tallon has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tallon and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tallon lands with a shot to the body.
Cortes throws a right hand that misses
and Tallon counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Tallon jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Tallon misses with an attempted mid kick.
Cortes slips under a jab.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Cortes avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Cortes misses with a leg kick.
Cortes scores with a hook.
Tallon works the jab nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cortes fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tallon manages to avoid it.
Nice body punch from Cortes.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Tallon - that will leave a mark!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cortes looks to throw the jab but Tallon is out of range.
Cortes has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Tallon.
A chopping leg kick lands by Cortes.
A swing and a miss from Cortes.
Tallon avoids the body shot from Cortes.
Tallon throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Tallon looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Cortes's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tallon scores with a nice strike.
Cortes throws a hook but Tallon avoids it easily.
Tallon throws a quick counter kick to the body but Cortes avoids it.
Cortes clobbers Tallon with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Tallon keeps Cortes at a distance using the push kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Sean Tallon did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Cortes.
Tallon throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Tallon throws a body punch but Cortes moves out of range.
Tallon sets himself, and Cortes steps forward looking for the clinch! Tallon avoids it this time.
Cortes throws a front kick aimed at Tallon's knee but Tallon avoids it well.
A big right from Cortes misses.
Tallon lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Cortes missing with a left hand there. Tallon was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Cortes looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
That kick from Tallon tenderised Cortes's leg. Cortes is trying to keep his angry face on.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice shot by Tallon.
Cortes throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tallon sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tallon is looking to slow Cortes down with leg kicks.
Jab by Tallon.
Cortes sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon connects with a solid leg kick.
Cortes will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Cortes tries to work over Tallon's front leg with a kick but Tallon checks it.
Cortes connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tallon. Tallon circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Cortes takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Cortes takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Cortes throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.
Cortes throws a wild body kick that Tallon sees coming a mile off.
Tallon tries to counter by clinching up but Cortes breaks away and moves out of range.
Tallon lands a glancing blow to the side of Cortes's head.
Tallon slips under a jab.
Cortes misses with a kick to the body.
Cortes avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Cortes avoids a kick to the body.
Cortes tries to counter with a clinch but Tallon shakes him off and moves away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cortes lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Cortes throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.
Tallon avoids the head kick by Cortes.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cortes uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Tallon jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Cortes throws a lazy uppercut
and Tallon counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Tallon lands with a cross.
Cortes throws a body shot but no joy.
Cortes throws a looping overhand right but Tallon ducks down to avoid it.
Cortes throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
Tallon looks for the body kick but Cortes saw that one coming.
Cortes walks into a straight right hand from Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Cortes thuds a left hand into Tallon's body.
Cortes throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tallon sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Cortes misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Tallon pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tallon looks to land a combination but Cortes avoids it well.
Tallon keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A left lands for Cortes.
Cortes takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Cortes checks a low kick from Tallon.
Tallon takes a swing at Cortes's ribcage but misses.
Cortes throws a lazy uppercut
and Tallon counters with a nice uppercut.
Cortes gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Tallon.
Cortes misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Tallon counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cortes walks into a straight right hand from Tallon.
Cortes lands with a slapping head kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cortes tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tallon was well out of range. Poor timing from Cortes.
As Cortes backs away, Tallon returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Tallon doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Cortes's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Tallon connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Cortes scrambles back to his feet.
Tallon connects with a jab.
Cortes looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
Cortes misses with an uppercut. Tallon saw that one coming.
Nice body kick from Tallon.
Tallon has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Cortes.
Tallon checks a low kick from Cortes.
Tallon misses with an uppercut.
A good leg kick by Tallon.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon had his way with Ferdinand Cortes in that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Cortes takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Cortes misses the shot to the body.
Nice cross by Tallon.
Nice body kick there by Tallon.
Tallon walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Cortes checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Tallon avoids a kick to the body.
Tallon 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.
Cortes misses with a straight left.
Tallon fires out a quick counter leg kick but Cortes just manages to avoid it.
Tallon throws a leg kick but Cortes sees it coming and checks it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Cortes lands a nice looking body shot.
Cortes throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Tallon pushes Cortes away with a front kick.
Tallon gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Cortes counters with a lovely shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon scores with a jab to the head.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Cortes was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
Tallon takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Cortes ducks under a wild hook from Tallon.
Cortes bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Cortes fakes the leg kick and cracks Tallon in the body.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Cortes looks to land a left hand but Tallon moved out of range nicely.
Tallon is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Cortes.
Tallon walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Cortes! But no joy.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Tallon. Cortes shrugs it off though.
Cortes thumps Tallon with a low kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tallon. That's going to slow Cortes down.
Cortes is looking to land body kicks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cortes throws out a powerful jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Cortes looks to throw the jab but Tallon is out of range.
Tallon tries to counter by clinching up but Cortes breaks away and moves out of range.
Cortes tests Tallon's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Cortes keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tallon.
Cortes doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Tallon throws a looping overhand right but Cortes ducks down to avoid it.
Cortes scores with a nice right hand.
Cortes lets loose with a powerful body kick. Tallon will feel that in the morning.
Tallon jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Cortes throws out a counter right but Tallon avoids it with no problem.
Cortes throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Tallon stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Cortes checks a leg kick.
Cortes has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Cortes there as he acknowledges the shot.
Cortes takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Tallon tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Cortes manages to circle out of the way.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Tallon misses.
Cortes uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tallon.
Cortes looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Cortes misses with an attempted mid kick.
Tallon jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tallon scores with a body shot.
Cortes dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tallon moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Good exchange - Cortes coming out on top.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Cortes is just out of range.
Cortes swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Cortes is just out of range.
Cortes avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Cortes thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheers as Tallon lands an impressive looking overhand right. Cortes doesn't seem phased though.
Tallon takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Cortes takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Cortes, right into the meat.
Cortes takes one to the side of the head.
Cortes takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Cortes misses with a kick to the body.
Cortes throws a jab but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
As Cortes tries to get set, Tallon tries to push him back and clinch up but Cortes manages to avoid the attempt.
Tallon avoids a kick to the body.
Tallon wants to slow Cortes down by chopping away at his legs.
Tallon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Cortes throws out the jab.
Cortes throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Ferdinand Cortes.
Well Cortes 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Glass scores the fight 47:48
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 47:48
Judge William Gold scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ferdinand Cortes!
Ferdinand Cortes retains his featherweight title!
A victorious Ferdinand Cortes thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: Syn 468 - Champion vs Champion     
Date:   Sep 04, 2016

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Lil Wayne and Sean Tallon. Wayne comes to the cage accompanied by Back Up In Yo Ass With The Resurrection. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

168 cm
32
147 lbs
42 - 5 - 1
169 cm
33
141 lbs
40 - 15 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 42 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Lil Wayne!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Steven Brown and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tallon jabs at Wayne's body.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Wayne manages to avoid it.
Tallon has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Wayne finds it's way round the side to connect with Tallon's head.
Wayne has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Tallon.
Tallon thuds a left hand into Wayne's body.
Wayne misses with a low kick.
Tallon fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Wayne has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Wayne scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Tallon doesn't seem bothered though.
Tallon takes a head kick and shrugs it off.

It looks like Sean Tallon has been cut.
A swing and a miss from Tallon.
Wayne ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Wayne moves out of range of the body kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Wayne keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tallon throws a push kick but Wayne slaps the foot to one side.
Good exchange - Wayne coming out on top.
Wayne displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tallon throws out the jab.
Tallon buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Tallon misses the target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tallon with a jab.
Wayne misses with a straight left.
Wayne misses with an uppercut
and Tallon counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Wayne ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Tallon staying out of range there.
Wayne loads up on a big right hand but Tallon slips the punch.
Tallon uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Wayne.
Tallon lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Nice jab there from Wayne.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
A quick step to the side and Wayne tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Lil Wayne seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Wayne with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Wayne looks to land a left hand but Tallon moved out of range nicely.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Wayne.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses.
Wayne half committed to a counter leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
The fighters circling - Wayne throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wayne needs to keep his hands up - Tallon had a free shot at his head there.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Tallon, as that shot connected.
Wayne moves into range and connects with a jab.
Tallon has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Wayne waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tallon.
Tallon wants to counter with a clinch but Wayne pushes him away.
Tallon walks into a stiff left hand from Wayne.
Tallon thumps Wayne with a low kick.
Tallon goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
A shot to the liver by Tallon. Beautiful body shot.
Nice body kick there by Wayne.
Wayne is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tallon.
Wayne goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Wayne throws a quick inside leg kick.
Tallon with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Tallon cracks Wayne with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
A lazy body kick from Wayne
and Tallon counters with an inside leg kick.
Wayne feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Tallons jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon connects with a crisp jab.
Wayne takes one on the button.
Wayne lands an overhand right.

Wayne gets tackled into the cage by Tallon. Tallon maintains the clinch.
Wayne is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
I was talking to Wayne's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Wayne tries to throw a body punch but Tallon avoids it by throwing Wayne back against the cage.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Wayne blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Wayne lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon tries to work over Wayne's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Wayne blocking some punches.
Wayne lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Wayne's head.
Wayne lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Wayne fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon lands with a short shot to the head.
Wayne working aggressively here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Wayne misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.

Wayne's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Wayne takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Tallon moves out of range as Wayne strikes.
Tallon lets loose with a powerful body kick. Wayne will feel that in the morning.
Wayne throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.
Tallon looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Wayne on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Wayne throws out a loose jab but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Wayne throws a nice inside leg kick.
Tallon looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Sean Tallon will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sean Tallon's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Wayne ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Tallon misses with a hook.
Wayne is looking to counter with a body kick.
Tallon finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Tallon stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Tallon looks for the body kick but Wayne saw that one coming.
Wayne throws out a leg kick but Tallon moves out of range and Wayne only half commits.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tallon moves out of range as Wayne strikes.
Wayne scores with a jab to the body.
Wayne lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Tallon circles away quickly and effectively.
Tallon appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Tallon bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Tallon clinches.
Tallon lands a body punch.
Wayne tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Wayne lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short body shot lands from Tallon as the two fighters clinch.
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!
Wayne throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wayne throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tallons head.
Wayne has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Tallon stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Wayne lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Tallon tries a body shot but Wayne blocks it.
Wayne is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Sean Tallon seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Tallon tries to work over Wayne's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon scores with a nice hook to the head.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Tallon pushes Wayne back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Wayne avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Wayne is trying to stall.
Wayne prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Wayne lands an uppercut.
Wayne stalling the fight.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wayne lands a shoulder strike.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Wayne controls his hands.
Wayne lands with a light punch inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tallon blocking some punches.
Wayne tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Wayne pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Lil Wayne is winning the standup battle so far.
Wayne lands a high kick!
Wayne rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Tallon moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Tallon fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Wayne throws a jab but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Tallon scores with a kick to the midsection.
Tallon moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tallon throws a low kick, looking for Wayne's leg but Wayne calmly moves out of range.
Wayne lands a jab.
Wayne uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tallon.
Wayne throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Tallon rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Wayne cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tallon slips under a jab.
A big right from Wayne misses.
Tallon dips to his left and cracks Wayne with an uppercut!
Wayne misses with a lunging right hand
and Tallon cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tallon lands with a right hand.
Wayne misses with a looping right.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tallon! But no joy.
Tallon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Wayne staying out of range there.
Wayne keeps Tallon at a distance using the push kick.

Tallon rushes Wayne and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Wayne prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short uppercut from Wayne.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nice body punch from Wayne.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Wayne tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Wayne misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Wayne swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon tries to work over Wayne's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Wayne breaks from the clinch.
Tallon on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
A low kick from Wayne misses
and Tallon cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Wayne takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Wayne tried to score with a low kick but Tallon checks it.
Wayne moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Wayne throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tallon takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tallon cracks Wayne with a good jab.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
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 Lil Wayne will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sean Tallon's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch up but Wayne swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Tallon pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tallon fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Wayne has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tallon keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tallon throws a solid leg kick but Wayne takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Tallon.
Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Wayne.
Tallon with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Wayne to score with a decent uppercut.
Tallon fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Wayne has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Wayne has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tallon.
Wayne gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Tallon connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tallon moves forwards but Wayne connects with a nice, crisp jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A left lands for Tallon.
Tallon misses with a body shot.
Wayne throwing a counter right hand but Tallon manages to avoid it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tallon. Wayne does a little dance to reset his feet.
Wayne throws a lazy right hand but Tallon sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tallon throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Wayne sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wayne takes one to the side of the head.
Tallon looks for the body kick but Wayne saw that one coming.
Tallon pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Wayne is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tallon scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Wayne doesn't seem bothered though.

Tallon gets a clinch.

Wayne pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Wayne walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Wayne is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tallon.
Wayne lands a jab to the head.
Good leg kick by Tallon there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tallon avoids the body shot from Wayne.
Wayne avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
A big left from Wayne misses.
Tallon looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Tallon feints a counter leg kick.
Tallon fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Tallon blocks a leg kick.
Tallon throws a chopping leg kick but Wayne manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tallon defending well as Wayne loads up on a big left hand.
Tallon swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Wayne throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Wayne waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tallon.
Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Wayne.
Wayne throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tallon fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Wayne has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tallon lands with a good body shot.
Good standup being displayed there by Tallon as he connects with a hook.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tallon.
Wayne stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Wayne.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Wayne takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Tallon blocks the body kick.
It seemed like Tallon was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Wayne connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tallon. Tallon circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from Wayne misses the target.
Wayne throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tallon thuds a left hand into Wayne's body.
Wayne rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tallon counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tallon cracks a nice hook into Wayne's ribs.
Tallon blocks a leg kick.
Wayne looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Tallon throws a lazy body kick
and Wayne counters with a stiff right hand.
Tallon lands a nice looking kick to the body. Wayne takes a step back to recover.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon lands with a nice body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wayne ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Wayne will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Tallon uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Wayne.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon misses with an attempted mid kick.
Tallon throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tallon stuns Wayne with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Wayne misses with a straight left.
Tallon doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Tallon fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Wayne looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Wayne takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Wayne takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Wayne throws a body kick that misses.
Tallon paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Tallon scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Sean Tallon's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Wayne keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Wayne takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
A decent looking cross lands there for Wayne.
Wayne throws a hook but Tallon avoids it easily.
Wayne slips a jab from Tallon.
Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Wayne.
Wayne throws a hook to the side of Tallon's head but Tallon sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tallon! But no joy.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
Tallon lands a right hook to the body.
Wayne looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wayne tries a head kick but it misses.
Tallon scores with a push kick.
Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Wayne.
Wayne attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tallon catches Wayne with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon throws a body punch but Wayne moves out of range.
Tallon looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tallon needs to keep his hands up - Wayne had a free shot at his head there.
Tallon throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Wayne sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Wayne throws a half hearted mid kick.
Wayne avoids a kick to the body.
Tallon lands a nice looking body kick.
Wayne doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Wayne on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Tallon blocks the body kick.
A nice side step and Tallon releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
A shot to the liver by Wayne. Beautiful body shot.
Tallon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Wayne.
Wayne scores with a jab.
Tallon looks to clinch
and Wayne counters with a three punch combo that has Tallon backing up. Tallon nods at Wayne to acknowledge the strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
The fighters circling - Tallon throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tallon ducks under a wild hook from Wayne.
Tallon tries to clinch up.
Wayne lands with a right hand.
Wayne tries to work over Tallon's front leg with a kick but Tallon checks it.
Tallon waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Wayne.
Wayne swings for the body but Tallon moves out of range.
Tallon steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Wayne.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Wayne circles away from the clinch attempt.
Wayne is looking to counter punch.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Wayne was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
Wayne misses with a kick to the body.
Wayne connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tallon. Tallon circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Tallon takes one to the side of the head.
Wayne takes a body punch but keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wayne avoids a kick to the body.
Tallon lands with a kick to the ribs.
Wayne throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tallon swings widly with a right hand
and Wayne counters with a nice uppercut.
Tallon pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tallon stuns Wayne with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tallon is looking to chop away at Wayne's legs.
Tallon listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Tallon takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Wayne slips under a jab from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a straight left.
Tallon slips under a jab.
Good work by Tallon as he checks the leg kick.
Tallon steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Tallon fakes the leg kick and cracks Wayne in the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon wants to clinch up but Wayne keeps it at a distance.
An attempted straight right counter from Wayne misses the target.
Wayne blocks a jab.
Tallon jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Wayne uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Wayne pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Wayne blocks a low kick nicely.
Tallon stuns Wayne with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tallon changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Tallon swings for the body but Wayne moves out of range.
Wayne was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A slow jab from Wayne misses its intended target.
Tallon lands a right hook to the body.
Wayne looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
Crunch! Tallon slams his shin into Wayne's torso.
Wayne looks to land a left hand but Tallon moved out of range nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Sean Tallon will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Sean Tallon'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. And we move into the final round!



Tallon clinches up against the cage.
Tallon lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Wayne blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Wayne lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Wayne swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Wayne misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Wayne working aggressively here.
Wayne misses with a hook from the clinch.

Wayne pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
The fighters circling - Wayne throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Wayne, as that shot connected.
Tallon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tallon looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Wayne on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Wayne explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wayne misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon misses with a body kick.
Tallon is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Wayne jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tallon.
Wayne scores with a decent looking hook.
Tallon tries to clinch but Wayne moves out of range.
Wayne lands a jab-cross combination.

Tallon rushes Wayne and presses him up against the cage.
Wayne can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
Wayne misses with a hook from the clinch.
Wayne blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Lil Wayne has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sean Tallon is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wayne cracks Tallon with a nice body shot.
Wayne tries to break free but Tallon pushes him back against the cage.
Wayne tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Wayne's head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
Wayne blocks an uppercut.
Tallon softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Wayne throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon pushes Wayne back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

Wayne breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Tallon throws a lazy right hand but Wayne sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wayne lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Tallon walks forward, straight into a front kick from Wayne.
Donk. Wayne catches Tallon right on the button with a cross.
Tallon lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Tallon scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Wayne, right into the meat.
Wayne misses with an uppercut.
Tallon uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Wayne.
A slow jab from Tallon misses its intended target.
Tallon avoids a kick to the body.
Wayne throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Wayne takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tallon lunges at Wayne with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Wayne's hand.
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!
Wayne misses with a lunging right hand
and Tallon counters with a low kick, right behind Wayne 's knee.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wayne shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Tallon lands with a cross.
Tallon throws a quick inside leg kick.
Tallon lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Tallon tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Wayne counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tallon.
The fighters circling - Wayne throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Wayne throws a chopping leg kick but Tallon manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tallon tries to counter by closing the distance.
Wayne looks to throw the jab but Tallon is out of range.
Wayne waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tallon.
Tallon throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Tallon throws a head kick that looked like it stung.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Sean Tallon.
Well Tallon 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 47:49
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 45:50
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 46:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sean Tallon!

After winning the bout, Sean Tallon 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: GAMMA#577 Hoi v Tallon     
Date:   Aug 20, 2016

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Fabian Hoi and Sean Tallon. Hoi's entrance music is Fehu - Wardruna. A fine choice. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

163 cm
30
157 lbs
25 - 9 - 1
169 cm
33
141 lbs
39 - 15 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Fabian Hoi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 39 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tallon changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Hoi takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Sean Tallon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A shot to the liver by Hoi. Beautiful body shot.
Tallon misses with an attempted mid kick.
Tallon digs a good hook to Hoi's body.
A nice inside leg kick there by Hoi. That's going to slow Tallon down.
Hoi fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tallon has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tallon has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Tallon tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Hoi throws a solid leg kick but Tallon takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Hoi.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tallon.
Hoi is looking to counter punch.
Tallon lunges at Hoi with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Hoi's hand.

Tallon lands a big head kick that sends Hoi tumbling to the mat! Tallon takes a step backwards and waves Hoi back to his feet - he wants the finish!

Hoi is rocked!
Hoi looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Hoi moves out of range of the leg kick from Tallon.
Oh Hoi is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Tallon misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Hoi misses with an uppercut
and Tallon counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Hoi is just out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Today's fight clock is brought to you by... OOOH that's a huge shot by Tallon! Hoi is in big trouble here - the ref steps in to save him and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:06 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Sean Tallon!
Our winner, Sean Tallon, 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.
Fabian Hoi spoke after the fight, saying 'Time to reconsider my future.'.
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Event: MFN 333: Drago vs. Karhu II     
Date:   Jul 27, 2016

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Puntti Manne and Sean Tallon. Manne comes to the cage accompanied by Edguy - Two Out of Seven. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

170 cm
32
148 lbs
30 - 10 - 0
169 cm
33
141 lbs
38 - 15 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Puntti Manne!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tallon misses with a leg kick.
And Manne counters with a quick kick to the body but Tallon blocks it.
Manne blocks the body kick.
Manne misses with a low kick.
Tallon lands a nice hook to Manne's body. Manne takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Tallon pushes Manne away with a front kick.
Tallon looks to throw a body kick

and Manne counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Manne trying to pass the guard but Tallon defending well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Manne stops Tallon from getting back to his feet.
Manne is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Tallon is trying to stand back up but Manne is controlling him
Tallon is looking to improve his position.
Tallon wants to get back to his feet.

Manne is looking for a kimura but Tallon is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Manne to get the leverage.
Manne 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.
Tallon trying to control from the bottom.

Manne is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Tallon sees it coming and defends easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Tallon pushes Manne off and gets back to his feet.
Manne throws a right and a left that both miss.
Manne shoots in looking for a takedown. Tallon tries to sprawl out of it but Manne keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Tallon manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Manne bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Manne misses the shot to the body.
Tallon throws a nice inside leg kick.
Tallon looks to land a body kick but Manne moved away.
Manne throws a body shot but no joy.
Manne steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Tallon. That one must have hurt.
Manne throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tallon 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.
Tallon has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Tallon gets off balance looking for a body kick
enabling Manne to counter with a crisp jab.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
Puntti Manne seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A slow jab from Manne misses its intended target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Manne cracks Tallon with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Tallon avoids the body shot from Manne.
Tallon takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Manne thumps Tallon with a low kick.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Manne paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Manne misses with a kick to the body.
Tallon lands a glancing blow to the side of Manne's head.
Tallon throws a push kick but Manne slaps the foot to one side.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Manne moves away.
It looked like Manne wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Sean Tallon is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Manne moves out of range as Tallon strikes.
Manne ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Manne throws a jab but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Manne moves away.

Tallon clinches with his opponent.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Manne uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Manne controls his hands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Manne breaks the clinch.
A swing and a miss from Tallon.
Tallon scores with a kick to the midsection.
Tallon slips under a jab.
Manne throws a body shot but no joy.
Manne scores with a nice right hand.
Manne lands with an overhand left.
Tallon is looking to land body kicks.
Manne lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Manne throws a lazy uppercut
enabling Tallon to counter with a crisp jab.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Manne.
Manne throws out a leg kick but Tallon moves out of range and Manne only half commits.
Manne tests Tallon's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A slow jab from Tallon misses its intended target.
Nice shot lands for Tallon.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Manne.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Manne stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

Tallon closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Manne tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tallon creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tallon misses with some punches.

Manne manages to break the clinch.
Tallon slips under a jab from Manne.
Tallon gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Manne throws a lazy uppercut
and Tallon cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tallon misses with an attempted mid kick.
Tallon displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Manne.
Tallon lands a nice hook to Manne's body. Manne takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Tallon bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tallon tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
The fighters circling - Manne throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Sean Tallon 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.


Manne digs a good hook to Tallon's body.
Manne takes one to the chin there.
Tallon scores with a head kick.
Manne misses the jab.
Tallon swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Manne connects with a body shot.
Manne thuds his right hand into Tallon's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Manne connects with a solid leg kick.
Manne looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
Manne misses with an uppercut
and Tallon counters with a nice body kick.
Manne looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Sean Tallon seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tallon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Manne throws out the jab.
Manne throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tallon.
Manne blocks a leg kick.
Manne takes a jab right on the kisser.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Manne ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Tallon is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Manne tries to score with a low kick but Tallon moves his leg out of the way.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manne throws a leg kick

and Tallon counters by moving into the clinch.

The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Manne breaks the clinch.
A low kick from Tallon is predictable there
and Manne counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Manne appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Tallon scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tallon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tallon connects with a body shot that sends Manne's belly button to the back.
Manne looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Manne swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tallon throws a hook to the side of Manne's head but Manne sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tallon lands a right hook to the body.
Tallon attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Manne throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Tallon steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Manne.
Manne throws a low kick but Tallon moves out of range easily.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Tallon.
Tallon loads up on a big right hand but Manne slips the punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Good work by Tallon as he checks the leg kick.
Tallon buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Manne will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tallon smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tallon scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Tallon's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tallon scores with a jab.
Tallon on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Tallon takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Tallon misses with a body kick.
Manne looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tallon stuffs the takedown attempt from Manne. Manne gets slowly back to his feet.
Manne sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Manne misses with a leg kick
letting Tallon counter with a right hand.
The fighters circle momentarily. Tallon darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Manne checks a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws a leg kick but Manne sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Manne misses with an attempted mid kick.
Manne steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tallon.
Manne misses the jab.
Tallon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Manne.
Tallon thuds a left hand into Manne's body.
Tallon looks for the body kick but Manne saw that one coming.
A little feinted left hand from Manne on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Manne throws a leg kick but Tallon sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Tallon's corner calls for a 1-2. Tallon obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Tallon connects with a looping right hand.
Nice body kick from Tallon.
Tallon explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Tallon throws a shot from downtown. Manne moves away and avoids it.
The fighters circle momentarily. Tallon darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Tallon has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

Tallon has scooted to the edge of the canvas and used the cage to get back to his feet. Manne has stuck on his opponent and is forcing him back against the cage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon is leaning against Manne and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Manne throws a head punch that misses.
Manne swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Manne tries to pull guard but Tallon holds him up against the cage and eventually Manne drops back down to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Puntti Manne. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Good body shot from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Manne blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon lands with a short shot to the head.
I was talking to Manne's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Manne lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.

Manne pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Manne, right into the meat.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


A looping hook to the body misses from Manne. Tallon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Manne throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.
Manne bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Tallon's head backwards.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Manne moves away.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Manne crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Tallon - the referee stops the clock and Manne gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Tallon. Manne manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Tallon lands a nice looking kick to the body. Manne takes a step back to recover.
Good work by Manne as he checks the leg kick.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Tallon. Manne shrugs it off though.
Manne is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tallon.
Tallon takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Tallon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Manne.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tallon. That's going to slow Manne down.
Manne misses with a kick to the body.
Tallon gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Tallon throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Manne counters with a straight right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses

and Manne counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Manne.
Manne stands up over Tallon, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Manne throws a big right hand that misses.
Manne postures up.
Tallon is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Tallon is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Manne working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

Tallon is edging up against the cage. He's using the cage to get back to his feet. Nice work there - the fighters are clinched.
Manne lands a shoulder strike.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Manne lands with a right to the head.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon pushes Manne back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tallon taking a breather.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Manne backwards.

Manne has Tallon pressed up against the cage. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Manne pulls back from the cage and twists to the side, sending Tallon tumbling to the mat - Manne dives into Tallon's guard.
Manne working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Tallon's head.
Tallon avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

Tallon is scooting his butt against the cage and has managed to get back to his feet. Manne presses him back against the cage, presumably looking to take the fight back to the mat.

Manne manages to break the clinch.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body.
Manne uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tallon.
Manne throws out a powerful jab.
Manne throws a low kick but Tallon moves out of range easily.
Manne avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Manne swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Tallon lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Manne walks forward, straight into a front kick from Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Manne connects with a right hand. Tallon shakes it off.
Tallon misses with an uppercut

and Manne counters with a takedown into side control.
Tallon taking punishment in the form of punches.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tallon is pushing Manne's head away, looking to escape. Manne manages to hold on to the position though.
Check out the look on Manne's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Tallon is putting a lot of effort into getting back to his feet here.
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Manne lands an elbow.
Tallon struggling a bit here.
Tallon tries to wriggle free to get back to his feet but he's given up his back! Oops.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon is trying to get back to his feet but he's not managed it yet.
Manne lands a punch that was close to the back of the head but the ref thinks it's OK.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon trying to get back to his feet but Manne is in full control for now.
Manne misses with an elbow to the head.
Tallon holding both Manne 's hands and preventing any damage.

Tallon manages to get to his feet, escaping the difficult position.
Tallon throws a body kick despite being completely out of range

and Manne decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Tallon's guard.

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

That was a close round but Puntti Manne did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
That's time! Manne's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Manne misses with a looping left.
Manne fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Tallon checks it well.
Tallon takes a swing at Manne's ribcage but misses.

Tallon has managed to clinch.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Manne's elbow.
Tallon lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Tallon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Manne prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Manne throws a head punch that misses.

Manne turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Manne scoring with punches and elbows.
Tallon wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Tallon tries to bench press Manne off him but Manne keeps the position.
Manne prevents Tallon from escaping the position.
Manne tries to score with some ground and pound. Tallon controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
An elbow from Manne crashes against the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manne is working Tallon over with some ground and pound from side control.
Tallon managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Manne.
Tallon is trying to get back to his feet.

Tallon sneaks out the side door and pushes Manne away - he's back to his feet. The crowd show their appreciation for the escape.
An inside leg kick from Tallon misses.
The fighters circling - Manne throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body.
Tallon throws a lazy body kick

and Manne counters with a single leg into guard. Tallon didn't expect that.
Tallon wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Manne is now in half guard.
Manne winds up and cracks Tallon with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Manne wants to free his trapped foot but Tallon is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Tallon is trying to stand up here but Manne is controlling him well.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice strikes from Manne there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon is looking to control Manne's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Tallon avoid being mounted?
Tallon is looking to escape.
Tallon is using up a lot of energy trying to get back to his feet. Perhaps he should improve his position first.
Manne working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Tallon pushes Manne off looking to stand but Manne dives back in and keeps control.
Manne wants to free his trapped foot but Tallon is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Manne slips a nice elbow through Tallon's hands, connecting with Tallon's forehead.
Manne 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 three minutes gone in the round.
Manne lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Tallon is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Manne scores with a couple of nice shots.
Tallon tries to kick Manne off but Manne keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.

Tallon has managed to escape just enough to sneak back to his feet but Manne is on him like a limpet, forcing Tallon back against the cage.
A short right from Tallon on the inside.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
A short right from Tallon on the inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Tallon.
Manne tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Manne misses with some punches.

Manne breaks the clinch.
Tallon slips under a jab from Manne.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Manne paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Nice cross by Manne.

Tallon clinches with his opponent.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Manne is trying to drag Tallon to the mat but Tallon just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
A hook to the body from Tallon.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Manne lands a hook that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Manne prevents a body shot from Tallon.

Manne breaks the clinch.
Tallon goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Manne is just out of range.
Manne needs to keep his hands up - Tallon had a free shot at his head there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Sean Tallon will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Manne's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Manne tries a low kick but Tallon avoids it.
Tallon throws a big shot that misses.
Tallon moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
A solid leg kick lands there for Manne.
Tallon lands a nice looking body kick.
Manne throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tallon.
As Manne backs off Tallon throws a huge counter combo but Manne manages to avoid it all.
Tallon throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Manne takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tallon throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Manne swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Tallon looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Manne scoring well with a low kick there.
A big right from Tallon misses.
Manne goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tallon.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Manne paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Tallon doesn't manage to clinch there - Manne circles away.
Manne is looking to counter punch.
Tallon misses with a body kick.
Tallon throws a low kick but Manne avoids it.
Tallon scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Manne doesn't seem bothered though.
Tallon on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Tallon blocks a jab.
Tallon misses with a hook
and Manne cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Manne lands a jab to the nose.
Manne uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Manne throws a poor cross that misses

and Tallon moves into the clinch.
Manne blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Manne drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Tallon gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Sean Tallon is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Manne controls his hands.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Manne's elbow.
Puntti Manne has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Manne breaks the clinch.
A big left from Manne misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A nice leg kick lands there from Manne.
Tallon misses with a looping right.
A big left from Manne misses.
Manne dives in and grabs Tallon's left leg, looking for a takedown. Tallon pushes down on Manne's head and hops out.
Manne throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Tallon wants to counter with a clinch but Manne pushes him away.
Tallon scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Manne swings away with a leg kick that misses.
A little jabbing left from Tallon on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Manne throws a left and a right that both miss
and Tallon counters with a nice low kick that buckles Manne's knee momentarily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Manne throws a poor cross that misses
and Tallon counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A slow jab from Tallon misses its intended target.
Manne waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tallon.
Tallon doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Manne throws a low kick but Tallon moves out of range easily.
Tallon's jab looks to have found its range, popping Manne under the eye.
Manne takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Tallon scoring well with a low kick there.
Tallon thows a body kick. Manne tries to catch it but that hurt him.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tallon. Manne does a little dance to reset his feet.
Manne throws a body shot but no joy.
Manne dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tallon throws a nice head kick!
Good shot there by Tallon.
Manne swings for the body but Tallon moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Manne just misses with a punch to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon walks into a straight right hand from Manne.
Tallon scores with a kick to the midsection.
Tallon ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Tallon listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Manne takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Tallon misses the body punch
and Manne makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Manne takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Manne shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Tallon counters with a lovely straight right hand!
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Puntti Manne. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Manne blocks the body kick.
Manne drops down looking for a counter takedown but Tallon sprawls and moves away.
Tallon lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Tallon fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Manne misses with a low kick.
Tallon scores with a leg kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sean Tallon comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Tallon has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 46:49
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 47:49
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sean Tallon!

A victorious Sean Tallon thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: EVO 256: Hess vs Traylor     
Date:   Jul 16, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Viktor Tsoi. Tsoi has chosen Zvezda po Imeni Solnce as his entrance music. Sean Tallon has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

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141 lbs
38 - 14 - 1
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135 lbs
21 - 6 - 1
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World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Phil Schofield and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice defenses there by Tsoi.
Tsoi appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Tallon jabs Tsoi right on the nose. Tsoi blinks but takes it well.
Tallon misses with a leg kick.
Tsoi flicks out a counter leg kick but Tallon steps away.
Tsoi closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tsoi now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
Tsoi feints a counter leg kick.

Tallon clinches.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tsoi misses with a body punch.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Tsoi.
Tsoi is working Tallon over against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head punch on the inside from Tsoi fails to land.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tsoi's elbow.
Tallon lands a nice uppercut.
Tsoi blocks an uppercut.
Tsoi swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tsoi tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Tallon just stands there and leans against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi wants to break free but Tallon has control.
Tsoi stalling.
Tsoi wants to stall.
Tsoi throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tsoi.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tsoi's elbow.
Tsoi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon is struggling to control the position.
Tallon lands a body punch.
Tallon is leaning against Tsoi and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Tsoi stalling the fight.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tsoi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tsoi has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tsoi struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tsoi lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Tsoi controls the action.
Tallon gets through Tsoi's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Tsoi's head.
Tallon tries a body shot but Tsoi blocks it.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tsoi blocks an uppercut.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi missing with knees to the body.
Tsoi has had enough of the clinch but Tallon keeps him there for the moment.
Tsoi lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tallon blocking some punches.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tsoi.
Tallon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tsoi.
Tsoi can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tsoi.
Tsoi has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Tallon seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Tsoi can turn it around.

Tsoi ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Tsoi no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
Tallon would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard.

Tallon gets to his feet. Tsoi looking to butt scoot but the ref puts an end to that. On your feet son!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tallon.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Tallon rushes Tsoi and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon tries to work over Tsoi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tsoi.
Tsoi lands an uppercut.
Tsoi lands an uppercut.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Tsoi lands with a light punch inside.
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tsoi misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon blocking some punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tsoi throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tsoi tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Tsoi controls his hands.
Tsoi takes a shot to the head.
Tsoi misses with some punches.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tsoi just leaning against Tallon, taking a breather.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tsoi struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tsoi digs a right hand into Tallon's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Tallon's gas tank.
Tallon stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tsoi lands with a left to the head.
A shot in the inside from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi lands a body shot in the clinch.
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 Sean Tallon 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.


Tallon misses with a body punch
and Tsoi counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Sean Tallon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tallon tries a head kick but it misses.
Tallon seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Tallon lands a nice shot that snaps Tsoi's head back.
Tallon connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Tsoi's hands.
Tallon misses with a hook to the body
and Tsoi connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tsoi wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses.
Tallon throws the kick towards the body but Tsoi avoids it.
Tsoi bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tallon looks to land a body kick but Tsoi moved away.
Tsoi takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Tallon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Tsoi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tsoi connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tsoi wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Tsoi moves forwards but Tallon connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jab by Tallon.
Tallon throws a poor cross that misses

and Tsoi counters with a single leg into guard. Tallon didn't expect that.
Tsoi pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tallon is keeping the position for now.
Tsoi throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Tallon wants to get back to his feet but he's too absorbed in his own little project and Tsoi manages to pass to side control.

Tallon makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Tsoi pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

Tallon fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Tsoi, pushing him back against the cage.
Tsoi blocking some punches.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Tallon lands with a left to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi blocking some punches.
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tsoi throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tsoi lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tsoi's elbow.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Tsoi controls the action.
Tallon's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A short left from Tallon.
Tallon takes a shot to the head.
Tsoi stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Tallon blocking some punches.
A shot in the inside from Tallon.
Tsoi displaying some good clinch control by pressing Tallon up against the cage.
Sean Tallon has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Tallon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Tallon as Tsoi tries to tie him up.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Tsoi backwards.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon tries to work over Tsoi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Tsoi breaks from the clinch.
Tsoi takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Tsoi jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tsoi avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Tallon walks into a left hand.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Tallon defending well as Tsoi loads up on a big left hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Tallon fails with an attempt to clinch.
Tsoi avoids the head kick by Tallon.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tsoi's sensitive parts.
Good standup being displayed there by Tallon as he connects with a hook.
Tsoi doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tallon lands with an overhand left.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body
and Tsoi connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Sean Tallon is winning the standup battle so far.
Tsoi connects with a nice looking jab.
Tallon tries to clinch but Tsoi is having none of it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tallon doesn't manage to clinch there - Tsoi circles away.
Tallon's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Tsoi connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tallon scrambles back to his feet.
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tallon is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Nice body kick from Tallon.
Tsoi moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Tsoi thinks about the counter body kick.
Tallon cracks a nice hook into Tsoi's ribs.
Tallon lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Tallon uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Tsoi has time to react.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tallon.
Tallon lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tsoi at a distance.
Tsoi moves out of range of the body kick.
Tsoi throws the kick towards the body but Tallon avoids it.
A head kick misses from Tallon.
A swing and a miss from Tsoi.

Tallon closes the distance and clinches.
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!
Tallon scores with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Tsoi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tsoi working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tsoi struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tsoi throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tsoi's elbow.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Tsoi.
Tallon tries a body shot but Tsoi blocks it.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon tries a body shot but Tsoi blocks it.
A nice left hand lands by Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a punch on the inside.
Tsoi tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Tsoi tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Tsoi misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tsoi prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tsoi misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tsoi jumps guard but Tallon turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon lands a right hand.
Tsoi working aggressively here.

Tsoi pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Tsoi on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
A low kick from Tallon is predictable there
and Tsoi counters with a stiff right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon works Tsoi's body with a nice hook.
Tallon is looking to land body kicks.
A swing and a miss from Tallon.
Tallon moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Tallon misses with a hook to the body
and Tsoi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi misses with a hook.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tallon cracks Tsoi with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Tsoi is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Tsoi clobbers Tallon with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Tallon throws a jab when Tsoi was well out of range.
Tallon scores with a jab to the body.
Tallon bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Tallon is looking to clinch but Tsoi is avoiding it.
A little jabbing left from Tsoi on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Tallon scores with a decent looking hook.
Tallon jabs Tsoi to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tallon throws a body punch but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tallon connects with an inside leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon fails with an attempt to clinch.
It seemed like Tsoi was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tallon can pounce on him.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Tsoi.
Tallon throws a leg kick
and Tsoi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A shot to the body from Tallon misses
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Good standup being displayed there by Tallon as he connects with a hook.
Tsoi tests Tallon's chin there with a solid looking shot.

Tallon is rocked!
Tallon tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Tsoi counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Oh Tallon is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Tallon looks to clinch
and Tsoi counters with a crisp right that sends Tallon to the canvas! Tsoi follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:46 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Viktor Tsoi!
Viktor Tsoi is the new bantamweight champion!
A victorious Viktor Tsoi thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: EVO 254: Tallon vs Saibot     
Date:   Jul 07, 2016

Coming up we have a featherweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Noob Saibot. 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.

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32
141 lbs
37 - 14 - 1
168 cm
34
146 lbs
26 - 10 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the featherweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Noob Saibot!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, William Gold and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tallon misses with the body kick
and Saibot counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon throws a jab but it's blocked by Saibot.
Saibot lands with an overhand left.
Saibot throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tallon sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tallon slips a straight right by Saibot.
Tallon takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Saibot connects with a body shot that sends Tallon's belly button to the back.
Saibot misses with a body shot
and Tallon finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Tallon lands with an overhand left.
Tallon misses with a left hand
and Saibot cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Saibot moves away.
Saibot lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon moves out of range of the strikes.
Saibot changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Tallon tries to avoid it but Saibot manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Tallon to the ground. Tallon escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Saibot throws a lazy right hand but Tallon sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Saibot connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Saibot lands a nice shot to the body.
Saibot throws the left hand but Tallon avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Saibot throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon looks to land a right hand but Saibot moved out of range.
Saibot looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Saibot takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Saibot paws at him with a jab and circles away.
A big left from Saibot misses.
Tallon looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Good work by Saibot as he checks the leg kick.
Tallon looks to throw the jab but Saibot is out of range.
Tallon misses with a straight right.
Tallon looks for the body kick but Saibot saw that one coming.
Tallon throws a body punch but Saibot moves out of range.
Saibot throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tallon sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Saibot scores with a jab.
Tallon drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Saibot throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tallon is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Tallon throws a jab but it's blocked by Saibot.
Saibot throws a big shot that misses.
Sean Tallon is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Tallon misses with an attempted mid kick.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Saibot appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Saibot misses with a looping left.
Saibot throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Saibot paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Tallon throws a leg kick that misses.
Tallon closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Saibot scores with a nice strike.
Tallon misses with a lunging right hand
and Saibot counters with a three punch combo that has Tallon backing up. Tallon nods at Saibot to acknowledge the strikes.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tallon. Saibot does a little dance to reset his feet.
Saibot throws out a powerful jab.
Tallon throws a leg kick that is checked
and Saibot counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Saibot ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Saibot lands a right hook to the body.
Saibot looks to throw the jab but Tallon is out of range.
Saibot checks the leg kick.
Saibot changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Saibot paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Saibot ducks under a wild hook from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Saibot cracks Tallon with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Saibot moves out of range of the strikes.
Saibot shoots and misses

and Tallon counters by clinching up.
Tallon is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Noob Saibot.
Saibot's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
Saibot has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
A short left from Tallon.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Saibot changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Tallon fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Tallon stuffs the takedown.
Saibot takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Saibot takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Saibot shoots in for a takedown but Tallon shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.

Tallon moves into the clinch.
Tallon scores with an uppercut up the middle.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Saibot just leaning against Tallon, taking a breather.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
Saibot slowing the pace effectively.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Saibots head.
Tallon tries to work over Saibot's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon lands a left hand that snaps the head of Saibot backwards.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Saibot trying to land knees to the body.
Tallon lands with a short shot to the head.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
A right handed body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Saibot avoiding damage.

Saibot has picked Tallon up - he's going for a ride! Saibot dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
Tallon manages to get to full guard.
Tallon seems keen to control Saibot's posture.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Noob Saibot will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Tallon tests Saibot's chin there with a solid looking shot.

Tallon has taken the fight to the clinch.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Saibots head.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Saibot lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Saibot is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Tallon pulls him back up using the underhooks.

Saibot manages to break the clinch.
Saibot throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tallon sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Saibot throws out a loose jab but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Saibot jabbing away but nothing is landing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Saibot checks a low kick from Tallon.
Tallon slips a straight right by Saibot.
Tallon is looking to clinch.
Tallon defending well as Saibot loads up on a big left hand.
Saibot throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.
Tallon fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Saibot is out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tallon.

Saibot gets a takedown into half guard.

Tallon manages to create a bit of space in order to work his way back to his feet. Saibot keeps hold of his opponent and drives him back against the cage.
Saibot taking a breather.
Tallon tries to work over Saibot's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Sean Tallon has scored more points in the clinch so far.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tallon lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Saibot or not.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Saibot is looking to take this one to the mat.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Saibot swings away with an uppercut that misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Saibot.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Noob Saibot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Saibot is struggling to control the position.
A body shot lands from Tallon.

Saibot gets double underhooks and manages to take the fight to the ground.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Saibot throws a big right hand that misses.
Tallon looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Saibot with a flurry of punches that miss.
Saibot sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Tallon's guard.
Tallon gets full guard.
Tallon controlling Saibot's posture.
Saibot working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Tallon's head.
Tallon controls Saibot momentarily but Saibot frees himself.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Saibot throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Tallon is pulling down on Saibot's head to control his posture.
Tallon is wriggling around but Saibot manages to pass to half guard.
Saibot working the head and body with strikes.

Saibot is looking for a kimura here.
Saibot scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Saibot not landing any meaningful shots this time.

Saibot is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Tallon is just riding it out for now. Saibot eventually gives up the hold.
Tallon is trying to control but can't.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Saibot 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.
Saibot throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Noob Saibot has got the better of the ground game so far.
Tallon tries to kick Saibot off but Saibot keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Tallon trying desperately to get back to his feet here but he's not having any joy at all. He's going to tire himself out if he's not careful.

Saibot is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Tallon doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Saibot.
Tallon is controlling Saibot's position as best he can from this difficult position.
Saibot missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Noob Saibot will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Saibot ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Saibot lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tallon at a distance.
Tallon misses with a straight left.
Saibot swings for the body but Tallon moves out of range.
Tallon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Saibot throws out the jab.
Tallon tries to clinch there but Saibot circles away.
Saibot works Tallon's body with a nice hook.
Good shot there by Saibot.
Tallon is looking to clinch but Saibot is avoiding it.
Saibot darts in looking for a takedown but Tallon gets double underhooks and turns Saibot into the cage.
Tallon is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Saibot.
Noob Saibot seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Saibot moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Saibot lands the left hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A swing and a miss from Tallon.
Saibot takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses.
Tallon throws a leg kick but Saibot checks it.
Saibot throws out a counter right but Tallon avoids it with no problem.
Tallon lands a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Saibot throws a combination. Tallon tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Saibot lands a slapping body shot.
The fighters circling - Saibot throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Saibot swats away the attempt to clinch by Tallon.
Tallon explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Tallon throws a low kick, looking for Saibot's leg but Saibot calmly moves out of range.

Tallon has Saibot up against the cage in a clinch.
Tallon lands an uppercut.
Saibot tries for a takedown but Tallon manages to get underhooks.
Tallon lands a shot to the body.
Saibot has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Saibot drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Noob Saibot.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Saibot uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands with a left to the head.
Saibot tries to stall but Tallon uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Tallon lands on the inside with an uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon misses with some punches.
Saibot has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Tallon seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Saibot can turn it around.
Saibot prevents a body shot from Tallon.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Saibot's elbow.
Tallon scores with a nice hook to the head.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Saibot has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Tallon stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Saibot is trying to stall.
Saibot trying to land knees to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tallon lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A right hand to the body from Tallon.
Saibot pressing his opponent against the cage.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Saibot.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Saibot controls his hands.
Saibot is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Saibot controls his hands.
Tallon lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Saibot or not.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Saibot is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Tallon gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.

Saibot has hold of one of Tallon's legs. Tallon is fighting the takedown attempt but Saibot gets the trip and lands the takedown into guard.
Saibot pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tallon is keeping the position for now.
Saibot takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Saibot stops Tallon from standing up.
Tallon seems keen to control Saibot's posture.
Saibot won't allow Tallon to get back to his feet.
Saibot is working Tallon over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Saibot is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Tallon trying to control the position.
Saibot won't allow Tallon to get back to his feet.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Saibot being controlled here momentarily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Tallon is scooting his butt against the cage and has managed to get back to his feet. Saibot presses him back against the cage, presumably looking to take the fight back to the mat.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon clearly takes that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Tallon moves to clinch but Saibot breaks away
and Saibot counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Tallon uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Saibot.

Tallon closes the distance and clinches.
Saibot misses with a punch on the inside.
Saibot goes for a takedown in the clinch but Tallon prevents it.
Saibot is trying to maintain a safe position but Tallon gets an underhook and turns Saibot into the cage.
Tallon lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Saibot.
Tallon is working Saibot over against the cage.
Saibot blocking some punches.
Saibot is looking to break free of the clinch but Tallon has double underhooks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Saibot is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Tallon lands with a right to the head.
Saibot misses with the head strike.
A head punch on the inside from Saibot fails to land.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Saibot's elbow.
A right hand to the body from Tallon.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Saibot is looking to break free of the clinch but Tallon has double underhooks.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Saibot's elbow.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Saibot.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Saibot is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Saibot looking for a takedown.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Noob Saibot.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Saibot changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Tallon fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Good shot there by Tallon.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Saibot misses with a hook.
Tallon throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tallon avoids the body shot from Saibot.
Saibot takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Saibot misses with a body punch
enabling Tallon to counter with a crisp jab.
Tallon wants to clinch up but Saibot keeps it at a distance.
Saibot waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tallon.
Tallon misses with a low kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Saibot. Tallon does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tallon chopping away at his opponent's legs.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Saibot keeps the fight on the outside.

Saibot gets a takedown into half guard.

Tallon kicks Saibot off and gets back to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon moves to clinch but Saibot breaks away
and Saibot counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tallon fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Saibot.
Tallon with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Good shot there by Saibot.
Tallon swings for the body but Saibot moves out of range.
Saibot misses with a body shot.
Saibot lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Saibot works Tallon's body with a nice hook.
Tallon is looking to clinch.
Tallon wants to clinch up but Saibot keeps it at a distance.

Tallon moves into range and clinches up with Saibot.
Saibot blocks a body shot from Tallon.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tallon.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Saibot wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Tallon has him pressed against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon cracks Saibot with a nice body shot.
Saibot scores a nice knee to the body.
A short right from Saibot on the inside.
Tallon lands a shoulder strike.
Tallon keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Saibot's efforts to push away.
Saibot throws a head punch that misses.
Saibot wants a takedown.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon tries a body shot but Saibot blocks it.
Tallon works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Tallon lands a nice uppercut.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Saibot controls the action.
A left hand lands to the body for Tallon.
Tallon throws a punch but it's blocked by Saibot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon had his way with Noob Saibot in 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. This is the final round!


Tallon tries to clinch but Saibot is having none of it.
It seemed like Saibot was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Tallon closes the distance but Saibot moves to the side
and Saibot counters with a nice body shot.
Saibot thuds his right hand into Tallon's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Tallon feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Saibot's calf.
Tallon tries to clinch up but Saibot circles away and keeps his distance.

Tallon gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Tallon lands a body shot in the clinch.
Tallon throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Tallon prevents a takedown attempt there.
Saibot working aggressively here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon lands a shot to the body.
Tallon managing to block the knees to the body from Saibot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Saibot.
A short uppercut from Tallon.
Tallon is defending well against a takedown attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Saibot prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Saibot is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Saibot prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Saibot is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Tallon is defending well for now.
Saibot tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Tallon avoids it.
Saibot tries for a takedown but Tallon manages to get underhooks.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Noob Saibot.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon lands with a light punch inside.
Saibot blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
Tallon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Tallon working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Saibot misses with some punches.
Saibot swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Saibot stalling in the clinch.
Tallon looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Good body shot from Tallon.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tallon.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Saibot.
Saibot prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Saibot controls his hands.
Tallon lands a shot to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tallon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tallon makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tallon softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tallon tries to work over Saibot's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Saibot misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon presses Saibot against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tallon.
Saibot misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Tallon tries a body shot but Saibot blocks it.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Saibot's elbow.
Good body shot from Tallon.
Saibot is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Tallon is defending well.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Saibot content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Saibot is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Saibot wants to get back to striking at distance but Tallon won't allow it.
A nice left hand lands by Tallon.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Saibot is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Tallon is keeping busy.
Saibot is trying to stall.
Saibot seems frustrated at his inability to get double underhooks.
Tallon tries to work over Saibot's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Saibot blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A shot in the inside from Tallon.
Saibot tries for a takedown but Tallon manages to get underhooks.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon lands a nice shot to the body.
Saibot misses with the head strike.
Tallon pushes Saibot back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Saibot uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon lands a left hand.
Saibot tries to stall but Tallon uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Tallon working aggressively here.
A head punch on the inside from Saibot fails to land.
Tallon scores with a shoulder strike.
Tallon is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Saibot can do to turn this around?
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Saibot is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Tallon pulls him back up using the underhooks.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sean Tallon showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Tallon has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 48:47
Judge William Gold scores the fight 48:47
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sean Tallon!

In his post fight interview, Sean Tallon started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: EVO 253: SummerSlam     
Date:   Jul 02, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Viktor Tsoi. Tsoi is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Tsoi has a niggling injury. He would have liked to come in 100% fit but that's not always possible. This should be fireworks!

169 cm
32
141 lbs
36 - 14 - 1
169 cm
29
133 lbs
21 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Reaper Combatwear
Museum of Monsters & Madmen

Bullet Proof System
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 36 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 21 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Sam Margolis and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A nice inside leg kick there by Tallon. That's going to slow Tsoi down.
Tsoi throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tallon throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tallon seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Tallon lands with a shot to the body.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Tsoi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tsoi avoids a kick to the body.
Tallon moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tallon lands with a right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tsoi takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tsoi looks winded!
Tallon connects with a nice looking jab.
Tallon is looking to slow Tsoi down with leg kicks.
Good standup being displayed there by Tsoi as he connects with a hook.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon pushes Tsoi away with a front kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi avoids a kick to the body.
Tallon delivers a nice body kick.
Tsoi tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Tallon misses with a head kick.
Tsoi throws out a counter right but Tallon avoids it with no problem.
A lazy left from Tallon finds it's target.
Tsoi has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Tallon scores with the left hand. Tsoi knows he should have avoided that one.
Tsoi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tallon thinks about countering with a body kick.

Tallon has closed the distance and engaged Tsoi in a clinch.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A shot in the inside from Tallon.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Tsoi.
Tsoi lands a shoulder strike.
Tallon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tsoi tries to throw a body punch but Tallon avoids it by throwing Tsoi back against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon cracks Tsoi with a nice body shot.
Tallon works on Tsoi's body with a couple of short punches.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tallon.

Tsoi is rocked!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Tsoi is still on wobbly legs! Can Tallon finish him?
A quick uppercut on the inside from Tallon.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A short uppercut from Tallon.
Tsoi fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tsois head.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tsois head.
A short body shot lands from Tallon as the two fighters clinch.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A right hand to the body from Tallon.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tsoi.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon tries a body shot but Tsoi blocks it.
Tsoi blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tsoi misses with the head strike.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon lands with a light punch inside.
Tallon lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Tallon throws a big uppercut that drops Tsoi! More strikes from Tallon and the referee jumps in to stop the fight! Tsoi lies dazed against the cage as Tallon celebrates with his cornermen!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Sean Tallon!
Sean Tallon is the new bantamweight champion!
Sean Tallon 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.
Viktor Tsoi was interviewed post fight and said 'That's it, my time is up.'.
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Event: EVO 251: Tsoi vs Tallon 2     
Date:   Jun 25, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Viktor Tsoi. Tsoi has chosen Zvezda po Imeni Solnce as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

169 cm
32
141 lbs
36 - 14 - 0
169 cm
29
133 lbs
21 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Museum of Monsters & Madmen

Bullet Proof System
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 36 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 21 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Andrew Berry and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Tallon sees it coming and moves out of range.
Tallon avoids the body shot from Tsoi.
Tallon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tsoi throws out the jab.
Tallon is looking to counter punch.
Tsoi lands a nice hook to Tallon's body. Tallon takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Nice shot by Tallon.
Tallon lands a jab to Tsoi's midsection.
Tallon lands a nice looking body shot.
Tallon swings away with a body shot that misses
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tsoi moves out of range of the body kick from Tallon.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tsoi throws out a counter right but Tallon avoids it with no problem.
Tsoi takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Tsoi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tallon was well out of range. Poor timing from Tsoi.
Tallon scores with a decent looking hook.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tallon misses with a lunging right hand
and Tsoi counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Tsoi looks for the body kick but Tallon saw that one coming.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Tsoi tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Tsoi.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tsoi is trying to break the clinch but Tallon has him pressed against the cage.
Tsoi misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tsoi tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Tallon just stands there and leans against the cage.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Tsoi.
Tsoi prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tsoi lands an uppercut.
Tsoi lands with a light punch inside.
Tsoi misses with a body punch.
Tsoi wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Tallon has him pressed against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tsoi.
Tsoi lands an uppercut.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon is leaning against Tsoi and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Tsoi controls the action.
Tallon misses with a body punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon scores with a shoulder strike.
Tsoi can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
Tallon lands a body shot in the clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tsoi digs a right hand into Tallon's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Tallon's gas tank.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tsoi lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tsoi has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tsoi throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A right hand to the body from Tallon.
Tsoi struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Tsoi misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tsoi has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Tallon seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Tsoi can turn it around.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A right hand to the body from Tsoi.
Tsoi doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Tallon scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tsoi blocks an uppercut.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Tsoi.
Tsoi tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tsoi wants to break the clinch but can't.
A short left from Tsoi.
Tsoi lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Tallon tries to work over Tsoi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Tsoi.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tsoi.
Tsoi softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tsoi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tsoi misses with a body punch.
Tsoi pressing his opponent against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
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!
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Tsoi lands with a left to the head.
Still in the clinch, Tsoi scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Tsoi is stalling here.
Tsoi swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Viktor Tsoi will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Tallon lands with an uppercut that bounces Tsoi off the cage and back into range.
Tsoi takes one on the button.
Tallon jabs Tsoi right on the nose. Tsoi blinks but takes it well.

Tallon moves into range and clinches up with Tsoi.
Tsoi can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
A short right from Tallon on the inside.
A short uppercut from Tsoi.
Tallon tries a body shot but Tsoi blocks it.
Tsoi tries a knee to the head but Tallon blocks it.
Tsoi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tsoi throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tsoi blocking some punches.
Tsoi swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon lands with a short shot to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tsoi tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short uppercut from Tallon.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon lands a body shot in the clinch.
Tsoi stalling in the clinch but Tallon improves position.
Tsoi lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Tsoi.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Tsoi.
Tsoi blocking some punches.

Tsoi pulls guard successfully.
Tallon wanted to stand there but Tsoi had control of the position.

Tallon decides to stand up and beckons his opponent to follow.
Tsoi 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.
Tsoi misses with a kick to the body.
Tsoi uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Tallon has time to react.
Tallon fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Tallon misses.
Tsoi tries to move into range but Tallon moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
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!
Tsoi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.

Tsoi tries to keep at a distance but Tallon has taken the fight into the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Tsoi.
A short right from Tsoi.
Tsoi tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A body shot lands from Tsoi.
Viktor Tsoi seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Tallon takes a shot to the head.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Tsoi gets through Tallon's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Tsoi has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tsoi prevents a body shot from Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tsoi creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tallon lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tsoi backwards.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Tsoi's ribcage. Tsoi let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Tallon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Tsoi wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tsoi.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
A short right from Tsoi.
Tsoi softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tsoi misses with a body punch.
Tsoi misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon throws a punch but it's blocked by Tsoi.
Tallon pushes Tsoi back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Tallon lands a shoulder strike.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tsoi misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tsoi tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tsoi creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tsoi backwards.
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Nice body punch from Tsoi - that landed with a thud.
Tsoi struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tsoi has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tallon scores with a nice hook to the head.
Tallon lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Tallon lands a left hand.
Tsoi lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
The referee is keeping an eye on Tsoi - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Tsoi controls his hands.
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 Sean Tallon will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tallon.
Tsoi is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Tallon misses with a body shot.
Tsoi feints a counter leg kick.
Nice shot lands for Tallon.
Tallon takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Tallon takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Tallon on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tsoi. Tsoi obviously looking to wear him down.
Tallon tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Sean Tallon is winning the standup battle so far.
Tsoi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tsoi attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Tsoi ducks under a wild hook from Tallon.
Tallon cracks Tsoi with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Tallon turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi throws a body kick that misses.
Tsoi circles away from the clinch attempt.
Tallon lands with a good body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a nice outside leg kick.
Tallon throws a jab when Tsoi was well out of range.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
Tsoi is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Tallon with a body shot.
Tallon seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Tsoi dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tallon thumps Tsoi with a low kick.
Tallon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Tallon misses with a body punch
and Tsoi counters with a low kick, right behind Tallon 's knee.
Tallon misses with a head kick.
Tallon is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tsoi.
Tsoi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tsoi walks forward, straight into a front kick from Tallon.
Tsoi lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tallon on the wrong end of a kick to the body.

Tsoi shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Tsoi was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tsoi wants to lay and pray for a moment but Tallon keeps working.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon is looking to reverse the position.
Tsoi is looking to take a break and control but Tallon is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Tallon is trying to control Tsoi's posture but Tsoi avoids it.
Tallon tries to escape but Tsoi is in control.
Tallon seems a little lost for a moment, as Tsoi dominates the positioning.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon wants to get back to his feet.
Tsoi trying to control the action but Tallon is working from the bottom.
Tallon is trying to escape and get back to his feet.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tallon checks a leg kick.
Tsoi misses with a body shot
letting Tallon counter with a right hand.
Tallon has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Tsoi.
Tallon tries a head kick but it misses.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tsoi lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Tallon has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tallon and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tallon fails in his attempt to clinch.
Tsoi looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi lands a leg kick that knocks Tallon off balance momentarily.
Tallon takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Tsoi takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
An inside leg kick from Tallon misses.
Tsoi is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tallon.
Tallon moves out of range of the body kick.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut
letting Tallon counter with a right hand.
Tallon on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tsoi. Tsoi obviously looking to wear him down.
Tsoi shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Tallon but Tallon pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tallon 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.
Tallon comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Tallon chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tsoi can pounce on him.
Tallon throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Tsoi stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Viktor Tsoi just about did enough to take it.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
Tsoi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A little feinted left hand from Tallon on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A low kick from Tsoi is predictable there
and Tallon counters with a nice uppercut.
Tallon is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tallon has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Tallon there as he acknowledges the shot.
Tsoi moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Tallon throws a front kick that sends Tsoi stumbling back into the cage.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A big right from Tallon misses.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tsoi, right into the meat.
A slow jab from Tallon misses its intended target.
Tallon walks into a stiff left hand from Tsoi.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tsoi lands a glancing blow to the side of Tallon's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi throws a body kick that misses.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
Tsoi lands a nice looking body kick.
Tallon throws a big shot that misses.
Tsoi doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tallon cracks the inside of Tsoi's front leg.
Tsoi throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tsoi.
Tallon throws a lazy uppercut
and Tsoi counters with a nice low kick that buckles Tallon's knee momentarily.
Tsoi waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tallon.
Tallon sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tsoi connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Tsoi will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tsoi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tallon.
Tsoi's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Tallon connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tsoi scrambles back to his feet.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Tsoi lands a leg kick that knocks Tallon off balance momentarily.
Tsoi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Tsoi takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Tallon wants to clinch.
Tallon takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Tsoi lands a body shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi misses with a lunging right hand
and Tallon counters with a nice uppercut.
Tallon shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Tsoi looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
A nice side step and Tsoi releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Tsoi scores with a push kick.
Tsoi thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tsoi blocks a head kick by Tallon.
Tallon will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. Tsoi looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Some bone on bone action there as Tsoi checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tsoi lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Tallon has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tallon and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tsoi takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Tsoi throws a shot to the body.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Tallon wants to clinch.
Tallon moves out of range of the strikes.
Tsoi throws a leg kick but Tallon moved away.
Tallon moves in looking to clinch but Tsoi pushes him off.
A nice side step and Tsoi releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Tallon on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Tsoi jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Tsoi loads up on a big right hand but Tallon slips the punch.
Tsoi avoids the head kick by Tallon.
Tsoi misses with a body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Viktor Tsoi dominated that fourth round.
That's time! Tallon's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Tsoi lands a right hook to the body.
Tsoi connects with an inside leg kick.
Nice shot by Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tallon throws a hook to the side of Tsoi's head but Tsoi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tallon throws a hook to the side of Tsoi's head but Tsoi sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tsoi thuds his right hand into Tallon's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Tallon misses with a looping left.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tsoi! But no joy.
Tsoi gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Tsoi feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tallon's calf.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon throws an off balance right hand
and Tsoi counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tallon bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Tsoi's head.
Tsoi with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A slapping body kick lands there for Tsoi.
Tsoi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A shot to the liver by Tsoi. Beautiful body shot.
Tsoi thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tallon wants to clinch
and Tsoi counters with a good, hard body kick but Tallon shrugs it off.
A head kick misses from Tallon.
Tsoi misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi throws a low kick, looking for Tallon's leg but Tallon calmly moves out of range.
Tallon looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Tallon keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Tallon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tsoi.
Tallon jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Nice body punch from Tallon - that landed with a thud.
Tsoi working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Tsoi fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tsoi misses with a punch on the inside.
Viktor Tsoi is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi blocking some punches.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Sean Tallon has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Tsoi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tsoi.
Tallon lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tsoi backwards.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tsoi blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tsoi prevents a body shot from Tallon.
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!
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Tsoi controls the action.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tsoi.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Tsoi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Tsoi controls the action.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Tsoi controls the action.
Nice body punch from Tallon.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Tsoi avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
A right hook to the body lands for Tallon.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Tsoi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon tries a body shot but Tsoi blocks it.
Tsoi doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon misses with the head strike.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge William Gold scores the fight 49:46
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 48:48
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 47:48

The fight is ruled a draw!
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RATING
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Event: Syn 448 - Turpin vs. Slinga     
Date:   Jun 09, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Geralt Of Rivia and Sean Tallon. Sean Tallon told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

171 cm
26
145 lbs
18 - 5 - 0
169 cm
32
141 lbs
35 - 14 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Arcticus University: London
Pitt Nutrition 160Q!

Museum of Monsters & Madmen



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Geralt Of Rivia!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Phil Schofield and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tallon blocks a leg kick.
Tallon takes a swing at Of Rivia's ribcage but misses.
Tallon tries to close the distance and clinch up but Of Rivia swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Of Rivia throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tallon.
Tallon pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tallon lands with a thumping leg kick.
Tallon tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Tallon misses with a head kick.
Of Rivia lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Of Rivia throws a leg kick
and Tallon counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tallon.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Of Rivia lands a jab to the head.
Of Rivia throws a head kick but Tallon moves out of range.
Of Rivia uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tallon.
Of Rivia ducks under a wild hook from Tallon.
Of Rivia lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Of Rivia dips to his left and cracks Tallon with an uppercut!
Tallon scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Tallon has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.

Of Rivia clinches up against the cage.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon pushes Of Rivia back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Of Rivia misses with some punches.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Of Rivia avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
A short uppercut from Of Rivia.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Of Rivia backwards.
Tallon keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Of Rivia's efforts to push away.
Of Rivia tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Of Rivia lands a right hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Tallon lands an uppercut.

Tallon decides to pull guard.
Of Rivia being controlled here momentarily.
Of Rivia stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Tallon swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Of Rivia controlling from the top position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Of Rivia looking to pass the guard.
Of Rivia is fighting to break Tallon's control of his arms but Tallon is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Of Rivia looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Tallon has his feet on Of Rivia's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.

Of Rivia clinches up with Tallon and pushes him back against the cage.
Of Rivia struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Of Rivia throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tallons head.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.

Of Rivia manages to break the clinch.
A thudding body kick lands there by Tallon!
Tallon digs a good body shot into Of Rivia's ribs.
Tallon moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Of Rivia tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tallon is able to avoid easily.
Tallon works Of Rivia's body with a nice hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon tries a head kick but it misses.
Tallon moves in looking to clinch but Of Rivia pushes him off.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Of Rivia throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Tallon appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Of Rivia lands a really nice looking cross but Tallon seems unphased.
Tallon misses with a body kick.
As Tallon backs away, Of Rivia returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Tallon scores with a kick to the body.
Tallon throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Tallon throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Tallon gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Of Rivia.
Of Rivia misses with a hook to the body
and Tallon counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Of Rivia misses with an uppercut
and Tallon counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Of Rivia is breathing heavily.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Of Rivia throws a lazy uppercut
and Tallon makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tallon, right into the meat.
Of Rivia scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Tallon lets loose with a powerful body kick. Of Rivia will feel that in the morning.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tallon.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Of Rivia.
Tallon misses the jab.
Of Rivia was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Tallon has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Of Rivia blocks a head kick by Tallon.
Sean Tallon seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tallon tries to clinch up.
Of Rivia loads up on a big right hand but Tallon slips the punch.
Of Rivia 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.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Of Rivia tries to keep at a distance but Tallon has taken the fight into the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tallon.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Of Rivia lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Of Rivia.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Of Rivia uses good head movement to avoid it.
Of Rivia's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Still in the clinch, Of Rivia scores with a nice short uppercut.
Of Rivia is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon is working Of Rivia over against the cage.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Of Rivia lands a shoulder strike.
Tallon lands a shot to the body.
Of Rivia misses with the head strike.
Of Rivia throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A right handed body shot lands from Tallon.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Of Rivia.
Of Rivia throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
A right handed body shot lands from Tallon.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tallon creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
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!
Of Rivia has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Of Rivia tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon tries a body shot but Of Rivia blocks it.
Of Rivia struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Tallon lands with a left to the head.
Tallon working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Still in the clinch, Tallon scores with a nice short uppercut.
A left hand lands to the body for Tallon.
Nice body punch from Of Rivia.
Tallon lands a left hand.
Tallon cracks Of Rivia with a nice body shot.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Of Rivia misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Of Rivia lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon lands a left hand that snaps the head of Of Rivia backwards.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Of Rivia tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Of Rivia stalling the fight.
Of Rivia misses with a punch on the inside.
Of Rivia misses with some punches.
Of Rivia throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon is working Of Rivia over against the cage.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Of Rivia misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
A left hand lands to the body for Tallon.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Of Rivia fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Nice body punch from Tallon.
Of Rivia fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Of Rivia tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Of Rivia's head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Of Rivia.
A short body shot lands from Tallon as the two fighters clinch.
Of Rivia blocking some punches.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Of Rivias head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tallon.
Of Rivia will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Of Rivia has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Of Rivia doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Of Rivia blocks an uppercut.
Of Rivia scores with a nice hook to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Of Rivia fails to land.
Of Rivia prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon lands with a right to the head.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Of Rivia misses with a punch to the body.

Of Rivia breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Of Rivia's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Tallon scores with a head kick.
Of Rivia throws a poor cross that misses
and Tallon counters with a low kick, right behind Of Rivia 's knee.
Tallon is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Of Rivia rather than just go for the knockout.
Tallon tries a head kick but it misses.
Tallon lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body
and Of Rivia connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. Of Rivia looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Both fighters circling a little - Of Rivia finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Of Rivia swings and misses with a shot to the body
letting Tallon counter with a right hand.
Of Rivia throws a looping overhand right but Tallon ducks down to avoid it.
Tallon is trying to counter with his kicks.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Tallon. Of Rivia shrugs it off though.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Of Rivia missing with a left hand there. Tallon was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tallon tries to clinch up but Of Rivia circles away and keeps his distance.
Tallon comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Tallon staying out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Of Rivia tries to clinch up but Tallon circles away and keeps his distance.
Of Rivia moves to clinch but Tallon breaks away
enabling Tallon to counter with a crisp jab.
A jab from Of Rivia misses.
Tallon moves out of range as Of Rivia throws a body kick.
Of Rivia misses with a looping left.
Of Rivia lets loose with a powerful body kick. Tallon will feel that in the morning.
Tallon with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Tallon throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

Tallon rushes Of Rivia and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Tallon lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Of Rivia is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Of Rivia.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Of Rivia tries to stall but Tallon uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Tallon working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Of Rivia taking a breather.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Of Rivia avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Of Rivia avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Of Rivia prevents a body shot from Tallon.
A short right from Tallon on the inside.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Of Rivia taking a breather.
Tallon lands a nice shot to the body.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Of Rivia misses with a body punch.
Tallon lands a shoulder strike.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Of Rivia is trying to force a seperation but Tallon has the dominant position.
Of Rivia lands a nice shot to the body.
Of Rivia misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Tallon digs a right hand into Of Rivia's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Of Rivia's gas tank.
A body shot lands from Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon tries a body shot but Of Rivia blocks it.
Of Rivia blocking some punches.
Of Rivia swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Tallon works on Of Rivia's body with a couple of short punches.
Of Rivia working aggressively here.
Of Rivia throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Tallon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Of Rivia swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon wants to stall.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Of Rivia.
Of Rivia misses with a short punch on the inside.
Of Rivia lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Of Rivia lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Of Rivia wants to break the clinch but can't.
Of Rivia misses with a short punch on the inside.
Of Rivia throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Of Rivia blocks an uppercut.
Of Rivia struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Of Rivia lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Tallon blocking some punches.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon tries a body shot but Of Rivia blocks it.
A left hand lands to the body for Tallon.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Of Rivia.
Tallon lands a body punch in the clinch.
Still in the clinch, Tallon scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tallon lands a nice uppercut.
Of Rivia misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Of Rivia avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon works on Of Rivia's body with a couple of short punches.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Of Rivia avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
A short right from Tallon on the inside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tallon jabs at Of Rivia's body.
Tallon tries to clinch but Of Rivia moves out of range.

Tallon fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Of Rivia, pushing him back against the cage.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Of Rivia.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Of Rivia doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Of Rivia misses with a hook from the clinch.
Of Rivia misses with a punch on the inside.

Of Rivia escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Of Rivia scores with a shot to the body.

Of Rivia closes the distance and clinches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Of Rivia blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Of Rivia prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Of Rivia controls the action.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Of Rivia controls his hands.
Of Rivia working aggressively here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Of Rivia tries to throw a body punch but Tallon avoids it by throwing Of Rivia back against the cage.
Of Rivia has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Of Rivia avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Of Rivia lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Sean Tallon seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Of Rivia.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Of Rivia.
Tallon lands a body shot.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
A shot in the inside from Tallon.
Of Rivia makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tallon lands a body punch in the clinch.
A right hand to the body from Tallon.
A shot in the inside from Tallon.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Of Rivias head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Still in the clinch, Tallon scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Of Rivia.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Of Rivia avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon scores with a shot to the side of Of Rivia's head.
Tallon gets through Of Rivia's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Tallon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tallon tries to work over Of Rivia's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Of Rivia controls the action.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
Of Rivia blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Of Rivia.
Tallon stalling in the clinch.
Tallon working aggressively here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Tallon lands an uppercut.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon misses with some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Of Rivia throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Of Rivia.
Of Rivia tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.

Of Rivia's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Of Rivia throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Tallon missing with a left hand there. Of Rivia was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Of Rivia throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Tallon lands an overhand right.

Tallon fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Of Rivia, pushing him back against the cage.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Of Rivia lands with a left to the head.
Of Rivia struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Of Rivia wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Of Rivia misses with a hook to the ribs.
Of Rivia prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Of Rivia prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Of Rivia has Tallon pressed against the cage.
Tallon lands an uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Of Rivia swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Of Rivia misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Of Rivia prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Of Rivia scores with a shoulder strike.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Of Rivia controls the action.
A right handed body shot lands from Tallon.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon dominated that fourth round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Tallon connects with a body shot that sends Of Rivia's belly button to the back.
Of Rivia takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Of Rivia swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tallon throws a shot from downtown. Of Rivia moves away and avoids it.
Tallon pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Of Rivia loads up on a big right hand but Tallon slips the punch.
Of Rivia throws a lazy right hand but Tallon sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Of Rivia pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Of Rivia throws a solid leg kick but Tallon takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Of Rivia.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon tries to clinch but Of Rivia is having none of it.
A clash of legs there as Tallon blocks the low kick.
Of Rivia misses with a hook. Tallon ducked under it nicely.
A telegraphed right hand from Of Rivia misses the target.
A nice side step and Tallon releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Tallon paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon with a hook.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tallon.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Of Rivia is looking to slow Tallon down with leg kicks.
Of Rivia tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Of Rivia moves away.
Tallon blocks a low kick nicely.
Of Rivia takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Tallon punishes Of Rivia's body with a nice straight punch.
Tallon buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Of Rivia takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Of Rivia is just out of range.
Of Rivia avoids a kick to the body.
Of Rivia tries to counter by clinching up but Tallon breaks away and moves out of range.
Geralt Of Rivia has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sean Tallon is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon cracks Of Rivia with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Of Rivia smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Of Rivia ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Of Rivia's hands.
Of Rivia ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tallon moves away.
Of Rivia misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tallon.
Tallon ducks right into an uppercut from Of Rivia.

Tallon has Of Rivia up against the cage in a clinch.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Of Rivia.
Tallon is working Of Rivia over against the cage.

Tallon decides to pull guard.
Tallon is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Tallon wants to stand up but Of Rivia is controlling him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon seems keen to control Of Rivia's posture.
Of Rivia stops Tallon from standing up.
Of Rivia is looking to work some ground and pound but Tallon has wrist control.

Tallon uses the cage to get back to his feet.
Of Rivia throws a poor cross that misses
and Tallon counters with a low kick, right behind Of Rivia 's knee.
Of Rivia throws a push kick but Tallon slaps the foot to one side.
Of Rivia on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tallon. Tallon obviously looking to wear him down.

Tallon darts in and clinches Of Rivia up against the cage.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
A short uppercut from Tallon.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Of Rivia avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon is leaning against Of Rivia and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Of Rivia controls the action.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Tallon lands a left hand that snaps the head of Of Rivia backwards.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.

Tallon decides to pull guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon is trying to control the position but Of Rivia postures up.

Tallon kicks Of Rivia off and gets to his feet.
Tallon connects with a solid leg kick.
Tallon throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Of Rivia.
Tallon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Of Rivia.
Tallon is looking to slow Of Rivia down with leg kicks.

Tallon rushes Of Rivia and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Of Rivia.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sean Tallon comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Tallon 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 45:50
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 45:50
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sean Tallon!

In his post fight interview, Sean Tallon started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
Geralt Of Rivia was interviewed post fight and said 'Fuck this shit.'.
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Event: EVO 246: Hess vs Turpin     
Date:   May 28, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Odell Paquette. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Odell Paquette enters the cage!

169 cm
32
141 lbs
34 - 14 - 0
177 cm
28
143 lbs
16 - 7 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Odell Paquette!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Paul Tew and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Paquette misses with a body shot
and Tallon counters with a thumping low kick.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paquette.
Tallon scoring well with a low kick there.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paquette.
Tallon throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tallon blocks a jab.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Paquette has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Tallon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A nice inside leg kick there by Paquette. That's going to slow Tallon down.
No joy there for Paquette, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Paquette throws a right hand that misses
and Tallon counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Paquette throws a lazy right hand but Tallon sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tallon looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Tallon throws a chopping leg kick but Paquette manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Paquette.
Tallon lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Paquette throws a head kick that misses.
Tallon lands with a kick to the temple. Paquette shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon throws a nice inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Tallon.
Paquette lands a jab-cross combination.
Paquette fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Tallon on the side of the head.
Tallon lands a nice looking body kick.
Tallon throws a lazy body kick
and Paquette counters with an inside leg kick.
Tallon needs to keep his hands up - Paquette had a free shot at his head there.
Tallon misses with an uppercut.
Paquette throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Paquette throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A looping hook to the body misses from Tallon. Paquette does a little dance to reset his feet.
Paquette jabs at Tallon's body.
Paquette with a nice cross.
Paquette misses the jab.
Tallon tried to counter with a leg kick but Paquette avoided it.
Tallon lands with a slapping head kick.
Decent striking displayed by Paquette there.
Paquette misses with a wild body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
A nice combination there by Paquette.
Paquette displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tallon throws out the jab.
Tallon looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Paquette misses with a jab, cross combination.
Odell Paquette seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tallon throws a hook but Paquette blocks it.
Paquette bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tallon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Paquette.
Tallon uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Paquette.
Paquette misses with a looping left.
Tallon blocks a low kick nicely.
Paquette rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Paquette takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A solid leg kick lands there for Paquette.
Tallon throws a low kick but Paquette moves out of range easily.
Paquette looks like he wants to counter punch here.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Tallon checks a leg kick.
Paquette throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paquette avoids the head kick by Tallon.
Paquette tries to move into range but Tallon moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Tallon lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Tallon blocks a leg kick.
Paquette fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tallon manages to avoid it.
Paquette stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tallon.
Paquette lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Paquette lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Tallon backs up against the cage.
Paquette just misses with a punch to the body.
A little feinted left hand from Tallon on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Paquette rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Tallon counters with a right hand to the body.
Paquette throws a body shot but no joy.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Paquette takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Paquette ducks right into an uppercut from Tallon.
Tallon with a jab.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Tallon.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon misses with a body shot.
Paquette shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Tallon misses with a body kick.
Tallon lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tallon on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Paquette. Paquette obviously looking to wear him down.
Tallon misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Paquette takes one to the chin there.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
Paquette comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Paquette takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tallon throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Paquette swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Tallon counters with a straight right hand.
Paquette lands with a right hand.
Tallon fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Paquette swings for the body but Tallon moves out of range.
Tallon seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Odell Paquette 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.


Paquette lands a nice looking body shot.
Paquette moves out of range of the body kick from Tallon.
Tallon staying out of range there.
Tallon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Paquette.
Paquette takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Paquette rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Paquette takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tallon misses with a low kick as Paquette jumps back.
Paquette looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
Tallon swings for the body but Paquette moves out of range.
Tallon slips a jab and a cross from Paquette.
Tallon lands a nice leg kick that just misses Paquette's sensitive parts.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Paquette throws out a loose jab but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon throws a nice outside leg kick.
Tallon works Paquette's body with a nice hook.
Sean Tallon is winning the standup battle so far.
Tallon lands with a nice body punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Paquette throws a leg kick but Tallon sees it coming and checks it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paquette scores with a nice strike.
Tallon moves out of range as Paquette strikes.
Paquette doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Paquette manages to avoid it.
Tallon lands a really nice looking cross but Paquette seems unphased.
Sloppy strikes from Paquette. Those never looked like landing.
Paquette fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Tallon on the side of the head.
Tallon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Paquette throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
Tallon throws a quick counter head kick but Paquette was just out of range.
Tallon throws a front kick that sends Paquette stumbling back into the cage.
Paquette lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Tallon backs up against the cage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tallon pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A left lands for Paquette.
Tallon blocks a head kick by Paquette.
Paquette misses the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Paquette avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Paquette.
Tallon throws a wild body kick that Paquette sees coming a mile off.
Tallon misses with a shot to the body
and Paquette counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Paquette misses with a right hand

and Tallon moves into the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Paquette's elbow.
Paquette tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Paquette's ribcage. Paquette let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Paquette misses with some punches.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Paquette misses with some punches.
Still in the clinch, Paquette scores with a nice short uppercut.

Paquette breaks from the clinch.
Tallon thows a body kick. Paquette tries to catch it but that hurt him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paquette blocks the body kick.
Paquette thows a leg kick but Tallon checks it
and Tallon counters with a nice low kick that buckles Paquette's knee momentarily.
Paquette throws a jab but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Paquette.
Paquette throws a looping overhand right but Tallon ducks down to avoid it.
Paquette swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Paquette works the jab nicely.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body.
Paquette takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Paquette throws a body shot but no joy.
Tallon cracks Paquette with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Tallon connects with a nice looking jab.
Paquette steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tallon.
Tallon moves in looking to clinch but Paquette pushes him off.
Tallon cracks a nice hook into Paquette's ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A combination from Paquette does no damage.
Tallon attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Odell Paquette is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Paquette punishes Tallon's body with a nice straight punch.
Paquette looks to land a left hand but Tallon moved out of range nicely.
Tallon throws the kick towards the body but Paquette avoids it.
Tallon throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

Tallon closes the distance and clinches.
Paquette pushes Tallon back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Paquette takes a shot to the head.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Paquette lands a body shot.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Paquette avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Paquette controls the action.
A frustrated look appears on Paquette's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Paquette lands with a light punch inside.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Paquette scores with an uppercut up the middle.
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 Sean Tallon will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Paquette throws a body shot but no joy.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Paquette counters with a body kick.
Tallon throws a right and a left that Paquette avoids nicely.
Tallon uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Paquette.
A big right from Paquette misses.
Paquette swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Tallon.
Tallon walks into a jab.
Tallon lands a head kick. Paquette smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Paquette sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paquette.
Tallon takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Paquette throws a leg kick that misses.
Tallon will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paquette circles away from the clinch attempt.
An inside leg kick from Tallon misses.
An inside leg kick lands from Tallon.
Paquette has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Tallon.
Paquette avoids a kick to the body.
Tallon throws a head kick that misses.
Paquette works the jab nicely.
Tallon fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Paquette on the side of the head.
Tallon takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Paquette throws a right hand that misses

and Tallon counters by clinching up.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A nice left hand lands by Tallon.

Paquette escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Tallon throws a sloppy body shot
and Paquette counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Paquette throws a series of punches but Tallon avoids them all with ease.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A slapping body kick lands there for Tallon.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Paquette.
Paquette throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A little feinted left hand from Tallon on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Paquette manages to avoid it.
Paquette lands with a right hand.
Paquette takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
Tallon fails in his attempt to clinch.
Paquette swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Tallon counters with a right hand to the body.
Tallon takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Paquette darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Tallon's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Paquette connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tallon scrambles back to his feet.
Paquette takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Nice straight punches there by Tallon. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Tallon.
Paquette throws a right and a left that both miss.
Paquette takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Tallon throws a low kick but Paquette avoids it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paquette misses with a lunging right hand
and Tallon counters with a nice body kick.

Tallon has Paquette up against the cage in a clinch.
Paquette lands a shoulder strike.
Paquette blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Paquette's elbow.
Paquette goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A short right from Paquette.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Paquette misses with a punch to the body.
Paquette misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon lands a hook to the side of the head.
Paquette blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon works on Paquette's body with a couple of short punches.
Paquette lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Tallon.
Paquette swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Paquette lands a right hand.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Paquette is looking to break free of the clinch but Tallon has double underhooks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Paquette fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Paquette misses with a short punch on the inside.
Paquette swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon lands a right hand.

Paquette breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Paquette was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
Tallon misses with an attempted mid kick.
Tallon looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Paquette throws a sloppy body shot
and Tallon counters with a low kick, right behind Paquette 's knee.
Tallon lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Paquette takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Paquette walks into a jab.
A slow jab from Paquette misses its intended target.
Tallon misses with a body kick.
Paquette looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Paquette tries to land a front kick but Tallon steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Sean Tallon did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Paquette moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Paquette misses with the combination.
Tallon slips a jab from Paquette.
Tallon throws a hook to the side of Paquette's head but Paquette sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Paquette's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
Paquette throws a low kick, looking for Tallon's leg but Tallon calmly moves out of range.
Tallon appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
A head kick from Tallon lands but Paquette takes it in his stride.
Paquette throws a body punch but Tallon moves out of range.
Tallon throws the kick towards the body but Paquette avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Paquette fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Paquette takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Paquette misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tallon.
Paquette misses the body punch
and Tallon counters with a slapping leg kick.
Paquette doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Paquette cracks a nice hook into Tallon's ribs.
Tallon shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Paquette misses with a looping left.
Paquette throws a lazy right hand but Tallon sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tallon throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Paquette.
Tallon buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Tallon looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Tallon with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Paquette.
Paquette throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Paquette throws a right and a left that Tallon avoids nicely.
Paquette looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Paquette swats away the attempt to clinch by Tallon.
Paquette throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Paquette throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tallon sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Paquette misses with a jab, cross combination.
Tallon is looking to wear down Paquette with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Tallon fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Tallon walks into a jab.
Tallon throws the kick towards the body but Paquette avoids it.
Tallon scores with a head kick. Paquette tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Paquette looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Paquette was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
Paquette lands with a slapping head kick.
Tallon misses with a body kick.
Paquette dips to his left and cracks Tallon with an uppercut!
Paquette throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Paquette lands a right hook to the body.
Tallon throws a leg kick which misses Paquette's front leg but catches the back leg as Paquette tries to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Paquette rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
letting Tallon counter with a right hand.
Paquette with a nice cross.
Paquette throws a body shot but no joy.
Paquette fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tallon looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Paquette takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Paquette lands with a straight right. Tallon didn't see that one coming.
Paquette moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Paquette avoids a kick to the body.
Tallon lands with a good body shot.
Tallon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Paquette throws out the jab.
Sloppy strikes from Paquette. Those never looked like landing.
Tallon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Paquette.
Paquette 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.
Sloppy strikes from Paquette. Those never looked like landing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Paquette manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Paquette misses with a double jab.
Tallon was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Paquette was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
Tallon avoids a punch combination nicely.
Paquette lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Tallon defending well as Paquette loads up on a big left hand.
Paquette takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Tallon takes one to the side of the head.

Tallon drives through and clinches with Paquette against the cage.
Tallon scores with a hook to the body.
Paquette lands a hook that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Paquette's ribcage. Paquette let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Paquette can't find room to land a body shot as Tallon controls the action.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Odell Paquette will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Tallon's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Paquette misses with a lunging right hand
and Tallon counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Tallon moves out of range as Paquette strikes.
Tallon cracks Paquette with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Paquette rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Tallon moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Paquette checks a leg kick.
Tallon comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Tallon throws a half hearted mid kick.

Tallon moves into the clinch successfully.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Paquette doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Paquette misses with a body punch.
Paquette throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Sean Tallon has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Paquette wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Tallon has him pressed against the cage.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A right hook to the body lands for Tallon.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Paquette lands with a short shot to the head.
Paquette blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon cracks Paquette with a nice body shot.
Paquette digs a right hand underneath Tallon's ribcage. Tallon let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Paquette misses with a punch on the inside.
Paquette goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon tries a body shot but Paquette blocks it.
Paquette misses with a short punch on the inside.
Paquette lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Paquette tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Paquette throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Paquette on the inside.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tallon creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Paquette misses with some punches.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
Tallon takes a shot to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Paquette throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tallon has Paquette pressed against the cage, preventing Paquette from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Tallon is leaning against Paquette and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A short body shot lands from Tallon as the two fighters clinch.
Paquette is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Tallon lands an uppercut.
Paquette swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Paquette misses with a short punch on the inside.
A left hand lands to the body for Tallon.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tallon.
A hook to the body from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon pushes Paquette back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A nice left hand lands by Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon tries to work over Paquette's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Paquette tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Paquette takes a shot to the head.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Paquette avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon tries a body shot but Paquette blocks it.
Tallon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Paquette misses with the head strike.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon lands with a light punch inside.
Paquette misses with a hook to the ribs.
Paquette misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Paquette backwards.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Paquette avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Paquette tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Paquette's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Paquette fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Paquette goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Paquette throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon scores with a hook to the body.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.

Paquette pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Tallon throws a lazy uppercut
and Paquette counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

Tallon closes the distance and clinches.
Paquette prevents a body shot from Tallon.

Paquette manages to break the clinch.
Tallon fails with an attempt to clinch.
Paquette throws a right and a left that Tallon avoids nicely.
Tallon appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Paquette getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sean Tallon showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Tallon has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge William Gold scores the fight 49:46
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 49:46
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 49:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sean Tallon!

Sean Tallon decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
84%

 

Event: EVO 245     
Date:   May 21, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Uebishe Lesnoe. Lesnoe has chosen It's On! as his entrance music. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

169 cm
32
141 lbs
33 - 14 - 0
170 cm
32
141 lbs
31 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Uebishe Lesnoe!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Phil Schofield and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A nice leg kick lands there from Lesnoe.
Lesnoe cracks Tallon with a good jab.
A shot to the body from Tallon misses
and Tallon takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tallon throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Tallon connects with the punch.
Lesnoe throws a wild body kick that Tallon sees coming a mile off.
Lesnoe paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Lesnoe lands a jab to Tallon's midsection.

Tallon has managed to clinch.
Lesnoe blocks a body shot from Tallon.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Lesnoe lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tallon blocks a body shot from Lesnoe.
Tallon scores with a nice hook to the head.
Lesnoe throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tallons head.
Lesnoe throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnoe working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Lesnoe tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Lesnoe lands a body shot in the clinch.
Tallon lands a shot to the body.
Tallon pushes Lesnoe back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Tallon misses with a punch to the body.
Lesnoe stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Lesnoe.
Tallon tries to work over Lesnoe's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon lands a body punch in the clinch.
Lesnoe scores with a hook to the body.
Lesnoe leaning his opponent against the cage.
A hook to the body from Lesnoe.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Lesnoe.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Lesnoe breaks the clinch.
Lesnoe uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tallon.
A countering left hand to the body from Lesnoe misses.
Tallon lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Lesnoe tries to bum rush Tallon with a series of wild strikes but Tallon uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Sean Tallon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Lesnoe ducks under a wild hook from Tallon.
Tallon sets himself, and Lesnoe steps forward looking for the clinch! Tallon avoids it this time.

Tallon closes the distance and clinches.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.

Lesnoe pulls Tallon into guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Lesnoe is trying to control the position but Tallon postures up.
Tallon wants to get up but he can't break Lesnoe's closed guard. He needs to be careful trying to break the legs open, as he's open to submissions here.
Tallon is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon wants to get up but he can't break Lesnoe's closed guard. He needs to be careful trying to break the legs open, as he's open to submissions here.
Tallon postures up.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.

Tallon decides he's had enough of playing guard and decides to stand. Come on Lesnoe, up you get!
Lesnoe throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Tallon counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Lesnoe blocks a head kick by Tallon.
Tallon seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Tallon scores with a body shot.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Tallon throws a body punch but Lesnoe moves out of range.
Lesnoe uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Lesnoe now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Tallon scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Lesnoe doesn't seem bothered though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lesnoe moves out of range of the body kick.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Lesnoe manages to avoid it.
Tallon lands a slapping body shot.
Tallon throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Lesnoe blocks a low kick nicely.
Tallon misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Lesnoe with the counter takedown but Tallon avoids it easily.
Tallon lands with a nice body punch.
Tallon is looking to wear down Lesnoe with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Lesnoe crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Tallon - the referee stops the clock and Lesnoe gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Tallon. Lesnoe manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Lesnoe lands a nice hook to Tallon's body. Tallon takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Tallon throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon 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.


Tallon stuns Lesnoe with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tallon lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Tallon tries to clinch but Lesnoe moves out of range.
Lesnoe moves away from the strike by Tallon.
Lesnoe now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Sean Tallon is winning the standup battle so far.

Tallon closes the distance and clinches.
Lesnoe takes a shot to the head.
Lesnoe blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Lesnoe.
Lesnoe misses with a shot to the kidneys.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lesnoe tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon lands a body punch.
Tallon is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Lesnoe can do to turn this around?
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Lesnoe.
Tallon scores with a hook to the body.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Lesnoe controls his hands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lesnoe misses with a body punch.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Lesnoe controls the action.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Lesnoe is keeping busy.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Tallon lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Lesnoe or not.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Tallon lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Lesnoe backwards.
Lesnoe misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Lesnoes head.
A nice left hand lands by Tallon.
A short uppercut from Tallon.
A short left from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Sean Tallon has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Tallon as Lesnoe tries to tie him up.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A left hand lands to the body for Tallon.
Tallon works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A nice right hand lands inside from Tallon.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Lesnoe lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Lesnoe blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Lesnoe tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Lesnoe blocks a body shot from Tallon.
A short uppercut from Tallon.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Lesnoe controls his hands.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Lesnoe's ribcage. Lesnoe let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Lesnoe misses with a punch to the body.
A short right from Tallon.
Good body shot from Tallon.
Lesnoe blocks a body shot from Tallon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Lesnoe fails to land.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Lesnoe lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Lesnoe swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Lesnoe blocks a body shot from Tallon.
Lesnoe blocking some punches.
Lesnoe is trying to pull guard but Tallon turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Tallon lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Lesnoe misses with a hook to the ribs.

Lesnoe breaks from the clinch.
Lesnoe misses the body punch
and Tallon counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tallon smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Lesnoe throws a big shot that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lesnoe misses with a kick to the body.
Tallon is looking to counter punch.
Tallon throws a half hearted mid kick.
A little jabbing left from Lesnoe on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Tallon throws a head kick that Lesnoe semi-blocks.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Lesnoe misses with an uppercut.
Lesnoe swings for the body but Tallon moves out of range.
Tallon digs a good body shot into Lesnoe's ribs.
Tallon avoids the body shot from Lesnoe.
Lesnoe misses with a hook.
Tallon feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Jab by Tallon.
Tallon misses with a hook. Lesnoe ducked under it nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tallon throws a head kick that misses.
Lesnoe drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tallon defends it well.
Tallon pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tallon throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.

Lesnoe is rocked!
Lesnoe takes a swing at Tallon's ribcage but misses.
A slow jab from Lesnoe misses its intended target.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tallon. Lesnoe does a little dance to reset his feet.
Lesnoe looks to throw the jab but Tallon is out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon lands with an overhand left.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. Lesnoe looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tallon misses with a body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon misses with a head kick.
Lesnoe has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Tallon throws a chopping leg kick but Lesnoe manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tallon misses with an uppercut.
Lesnoe let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Tallon keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Lesnoe moves out of range of the strikes.
Tallon throws a series of punches but Lesnoe moves out of range.
Lesnoe is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Tallon throws a body punch but Lesnoe moves out of range.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Lesnoe.
Tallon sizes up Lesnoe with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Lesnoe lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lesnoe scores with a decent looking hook.
Tallon tries to clinch up but Lesnoe circles away and keeps his distance.
Tallon misses with a left hand
and Lesnoe counters with a nice uppercut.
A shot to the liver by Tallon. Beautiful body shot.
Tallon wants to clinch but Lesnoe slips to the side
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon throws a low kick but Lesnoe avoids it.
Tallon lands with a straight right. Lesnoe didn't see that one coming.
Lesnoe avoids the body shot from Tallon.
That kick from Tallon tenderised Lesnoe's leg. Lesnoe is trying to keep his angry face on.
Lesnoe scores with a leg kick.
Tallon goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon takes a jab right on the kisser.
Lesnoe takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Lesnoe is just out of range.
Tallon misses with a left hand

and Lesnoe counters with a nice double leg into side control. Tallon won't be happy with that.
Lesnoe lands a nice forearm strike.
Tallon parries the strikes from Lesnoe easily there. Lesnoe is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Tallon to escape.
Tallon is putting a lot of effort into getting back to his feet here.
Lesnoe takes a little break here. Tallon wants to take advantage but he is being controlled well.
Lesnoe trying to control the action but Tallon is working from the bottom.

Tallon explodes and escapes back to his feet! Nice escape there!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Lesnoe avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Tallon thows a body kick. Lesnoe tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Lesnoe swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Lesnoe jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tallon was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Tallon throws a body punch but Lesnoe moves out of range.
Lesnoe now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Tallon moves away from the strike by Lesnoe.
Tallon on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Tallon misses with a hook to the body

and Lesnoe counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Lesnoe.
Tallon is trying to control the position but Lesnoe postures up.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Sean Tallon did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Lesnoe is just out of range.
Lesnoe drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Tallon defends it well.

Tallon fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Lesnoe, pushing him back against the cage.
Lesnoe swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Lesnoe tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Tallon lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Lesnoe backwards.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Lesnoe controls the action.
A left hand lands to the body for Lesnoe.
Lesnoe working hard to break the clinch.
Tallon prevents Lesnoe from breaking the clinch.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon lands with a light punch inside.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon tries a body shot but Lesnoe blocks it.
Lesnoe has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
A nice right hand lands inside from Tallon.
Lesnoe working aggressively here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon tries to work over Lesnoe's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Tallon tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon tries to work over Lesnoe's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Lesnoe swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon blocking some punches.
A short uppercut from Tallon.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Lesnoes head.
Lesnoe misses with the head strike.
Tallon lands a body shot in the clinch.
Tallon struggles to land a body shot inside as Lesnoe controls his hands.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Lesnoe.
Good body shot from Tallon.
Lesnoe lands a body shot.
Tallon lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A short right from Tallon on the inside.
A right hook to the body lands for Lesnoe.

Lesnoe pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon scores with a leg kick.
Lesnoe needs to keep his hands up - Tallon had a free shot at his head there.
Lesnoe ducks under a wild hook from Tallon.
Tallon throws a push kick but Lesnoe slaps the foot to one side.
Lesnoe with the counter takedown but Tallon avoids it easily.
Tallon swings away with a body shot that misses
and Lesnoe counters with a good, hard body kick but Tallon shrugs it off.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Lesnoe feints a counter leg kick.
Lesnoe throws a leg kick but Tallon sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Tallon takes one to the chin there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lesnoe misses with a few strikes there.
Lesnoe avoids a punch combination nicely.
Lesnoe misses with a looping left.
Tallon lands a right hook to the body.
Tallon sizes up Lesnoe with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Lesnoe blocks a head kick by Tallon.
Lesnoe throws out a counter right but Tallon avoids it with no problem.
Lesnoe looks to land a left hand but Tallon moved out of range nicely.
Lesnoe throws a shot to the body.
Tallon tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Lesnoe moves away from the strike by Tallon.
And Lesnoe tries to counter it with a takedown but Tallon pushes his down on his head and steps out.
A big right from Tallon misses.
It seemed like Lesnoe was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Lesnoe waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tallon.
A low kick from Lesnoe is predictable there
and Tallon counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tallon scores with a hook.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Lesnoe gets tackled into the cage by Tallon. Tallon maintains the clinch.
Lesnoe misses with some punches.
Lesnoe swings wildly with an uppercut but Tallon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Lesnoe lands with a right to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon had his way with Uebishe Lesnoe in that round.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Tallon fails with an attempt to clinch.
Lesnoe has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Lesnoe there as he acknowledges the shot.
Tallon moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Lesnoe moves out of range of the strikes.
Lesnoe looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Lesnoe manages to avoid it.
Tallon lands with a kick to the ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice leg kick lands there from Lesnoe.
Tallon takes a swing at Lesnoe's ribcage but misses.
Tallon looks to land a right hand but Lesnoe moved out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Tallon closes the distance and pushes Lesnoe back into the cage.
Still in the clinch, Lesnoe scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tallon has a couple of punches blocked by Lesnoe.
Lesnoe misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Lesnoe controls the action.
Tallon lands a nice uppercut.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Lesnoe's ribcage. Lesnoe let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Lesnoe uses good head movement to avoid it.
Lesnoe misses with a body punch.
Lesnoe looking to slow down the pace here.
Lesnoe has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Lesnoe tries a body shot but Tallon blocks it.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Uebishe Lesnoe has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sean Tallon is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Lesnoe.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Lesnoe.
Lesnoe prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Lesnoe misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Lesnoe.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Lesnoe.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tallon.
Tallon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Tallon throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Lesnoes head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon pushes Lesnoe back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon lands a shoulder strike.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Lesnoe misses with a hook from the clinch.
Lesnoe blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Lesnoe blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Lesnoe blocks a body shot from Tallon.
A body shot lands from Tallon.
Tallon makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Lesnoe misses with some punches.
Lesnoe lands a body punch.
Lesnoe is trying to break free.
Tallon working aggressively here.
Tallon lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Lesnoe backwards.
Lesnoe misses with a punch to the body.
Tallon swings wildly with an uppercut but Lesnoe uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Lesnoe's ribcage. Lesnoe let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Lesnoe throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lesnoe misses with a body punch.
Lesnoe tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Lesnoe fails to pull the fight into his guard.
A head punch on the inside from Lesnoe fails to land.
A left hand lands to the body for Tallon.
Lesnoe doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Lesnoe blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Lesnoe misses with a hook to the ribs.
Lesnoe blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon lands a left hand that snaps the head of Lesnoe backwards.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A short uppercut from Lesnoe.
A short right from Lesnoe.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Lesnoe controls the action.
Lesnoe goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Lesnoe throws a head punch that misses.
Lesnoe misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Lesnoe throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Tallons head.
Lesnoe throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sean Tallon showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Tallon, 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 49:46
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 50:45
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sean Tallon!

Sean Tallon 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.
Uebishe Lesnoe was interviewed post fight and said 'Congrats, my man. '.
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Event: CEC 445     
Date:   May 13, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Titan Rain. Rain has chosen Die for Metal as his entrance music. Titan Rain told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

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141 lbs
33 - 13 - 0
166 cm
32
138 lbs
17 - 3 - 3
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Museum of Monsters & Madmen
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 3 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Titan Rain!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rain avoids the head kick by Tallon.
Rain has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Tallon is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Tallon is looking to land body kicks.
A little jabbing left from Rain on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A clash of legs there as Rain blocks the low kick.
Tallon tries to land a leg kick but Rain saw it coming and moves away.
Tallon takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

Rain closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Rain lands in his opponent's guard.
Rain tries to free his leg and advance position but Tallon is retaining full guard.
Rain chips away with some ground and pound.
Rain is working Tallon over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Tallon utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Rain in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Tallon avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Tallon controlling the position.
Rain in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Tallon preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Tallon wants to stand but Rain is controlling the position.
Rain chips away with some ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Tallon uses the cage to get back to his feet.
Tallon scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Tallon thows a left - swing and a miss!
Rain avoids the head kick by Tallon.
Sean Tallon is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Tallon avoids the body shot from Rain.
Tallon goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Nice body kick from Tallon.
A big left from Tallon misses.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rain.
Tallon lands a lovely overhand right.
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!
Rain stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Rain fails with the takedown.
Tallon rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Rain counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rain throws a wild body kick that Tallon sees coming a mile off.
Rain lands with a shot to the body.
Rain ducks under a wild hook from Tallon.
It seemed like Rain was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rain manages to avoid it.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rain was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
An inside leg kick from Rain misses.
Tallon tries a head kick but it misses.
Rain is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tallon.
Tallon seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
A leg kick checked by Tallon.
Rain is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
Rain now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Rain works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Rain shoots in looking for a takedown but Tallon manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Rain's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Tallon tries to clinch
and Rain counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

Tallon clinches with his opponent.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rain struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Rain tries to break the clinch but Tallon is controlling the position.
A nice left hand lands by Rain.
Rain misses with a short punch on the inside.
Rain lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Tallon throws a punch but it's blocked by Rain.

Rain breaks from the clinch.
Rain throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.
Rain thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Tallon if he has to take too many more of those.
Tallon on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Rain fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Tallon.
Rain avoids the head kick by Tallon.
A little jabbing left from Rain on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Tallon gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Tallon takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Rain shoots in but Tallon avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Titan Rain.
Tallon lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Titan Rain seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Rain.
Tallon clobbers Rain with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rain manages to avoid it.
Tallon throws a sloppy head kick and Rain moves out of range easily.
Rain throws a head kick but Tallon moves out of range.
Tallon is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Rain.
Rain misses with a double jab.

Rain shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Tallon is trying to stand.

Tallon pushes Rain off and gets back to his feet.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rain is looking to land body kicks.
Tallon throws a quick counter kick to the body but Rain avoids it.
Rain throws a hook to the side of Tallon's head but Tallon sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tallon looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Nice uppercut there from Tallon.
Rain scoring well with a low kick there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Titan Rain will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Rain misses the shot to the body.
Rain paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Rain has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tallon.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rain manages to avoid it.
Tallon takes a jab right on the kisser.
Rain misses with a low kick as Tallon jumps back.
Rain on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
The crowd cheers as Rain lands an impressive looking overhand right. Tallon doesn't seem phased though.
An inside leg kick lands from Rain.
A slow jab from Rain misses its intended target.
Rain swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tallon connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

It looks like Titan Rain has been cut.
Rain misses with a takedown attempt - Tallon sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Rain feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Tallons jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon throws a jab when Rain was well out of range.
Rain throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Tallon seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Tallon takes a swing at Rain's ribcage but misses.
Tallon looking to land some kicks to the body here.
A big left from Tallon misses.
Tallon swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Rain.
Rain avoids a kick to the body.
Tallon misses with a straight right.
Rain catches Tallon with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Tallon with a jab.
Tallon takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Nice straight punches there by Rain. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Rain.
Rain pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Rain avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Tallon throws a front kick that sends Rain stumbling back into the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws a hook to the side of Rain's head but Rain sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Rain changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
A jab lands there for Rain.
Tallon checks the leg kick.
A counter left hand to the body from Tallon misses its target.
Rain feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tallon's calf.
Nice body punch from Tallon.
Rain takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Rain shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Tallon as he avoids it easily.
Tallon checks a leg kick nicely.
Rain uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Tallon has time to react.
Tallon misses with a straight left.
Rain cracks a nice hook into Tallon's ribs.
Tallon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Rain throws out the jab.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
Rain throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Tallon misses with a head kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rain fails with a takedown attempt.
Sean Tallon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Titan Rain.
Rain slips under a jab.
Tallon throws a push kick but Rain slaps the foot to one side.
Tallon throws the kick towards the body but Rain avoids it.
Tallon feints and then cracks Rain's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Rain down.
Rain throws a jab when Tallon was well out of range.
A nice leg kick lands there from Rain.
Rain scores with a hook.
Tallon dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tallon loads up on a big right hand but Rain slips the punch.
Sean Tallon is winning the standup battle so far.
Rain throws a leg kick that is checked

and Tallon holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Tallon lands a right hand that snaps the head of Rain backwards.
A nice right hand lands inside from Rain.
Rain lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws a punch but it's blocked by Rain.
Rain tries to work over Tallon's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Rain breaks from the clinch.
Rain darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Rain blocks the body kick.
Tallon looks to land a left hand but Rain moved out of range nicely.
Nice body punch from Rain.
Tallon pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A big right from Tallon misses.
Rain throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tallon counters with a stiff right hand.
Tallon throws a half hearted mid kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rain stuns Tallon with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
A solid leg kick lands there for Rain.
Tallon slips a straight right by Rain.
Tallon looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Tallon on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Titan Rain will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Titan Rain's cut.
That's time! Tallon's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Rain throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tallon.
Tallon goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Rain avoids the head kick by Tallon.
Tallon throws a front kick aimed at Rain's knee but Rain avoids it well.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rain manages to avoid it.
Rain cracks the inside of Tallon's front leg.
Tallon swings for the body but Rain moves out of range.
Rain tries a quick counter leg kick but Tallon is wise to it.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body.
A low kick from Tallon is predictable there

and Rain counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Tallon!
Tallon tries to escape but Rain is in control.
Rain scores with punches from side control.
Tallon is trying to improve his position.
Tallon wants to get back to his feet.
Rain working the ground and pound but Tallon is defending the strikes.
Tallon takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rain cracks Tallon with a big right hand but Tallon just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Tallon tries to bench press Rain off him but Rain keeps the position.
Tallon is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Rain is controlling him well.
Rain is putting a hurting on Tallon here, landing some big shots from side control.
Tallon wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Tallon avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Rain.
Rain scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Tallon to see if he's OK.
Rain lands some shots froms side control.
The strikes coming from Rain are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Tallon is trying to escape and get back to his feet.
Rain working the head and body with strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rain prevents Tallon from escaping the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Rain sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Tallon is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Rain working away.
Tallon is trying to get back to half guard.

Tallon explodes and escapes back to his feet! Nice escape there!
A swing and a miss from Tallon.
Tallon is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rain was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
Rain bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Rain fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tallon has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tallon tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Tallon throws a body punch but Rain moves out of range.
Rain moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Rain jabs Tallon to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
Rain moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rain throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tallon connects with a nice looking jab.
Tallon has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Rain.
Rain tries to score with a low kick but Tallon moves his leg out of the way.
Tallon misses with a hook. Rain ducked under it nicely.
Tallon uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Rain.
A jab from Rain does it's job there.
Tallon looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
A left and a right from Rain both land. Nice combination.
Tallon ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tallon tried to counter with a leg kick but Rain avoided it.
Rain swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Tallon blocks a head kick by Rain.
Rain swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Rain looks to land a body kick but Tallon moved away.
Rain throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Tallon.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws a head kick but Rain moves out of range.
Tallon uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Rain.
Tallon moves forwards but Rain connects with a nice, crisp jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Danga de danga de dang - Tallon scores with a four punch combination!
Tallon punishes Rain's body with a nice straight punch.
Rain misses with a body kick.
Tallon uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Rain.
Tallon cracks Rain with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Tallon bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

Rain is rocked!
Tallon lands a right hook to the body.
Rain is still on wobbly legs! Can Tallon finish him?
Rain fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Rain seems to have recovered his senses.
Rain keeps Tallon at a distance using the push kick.
Rain pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tallon throws a push kick but Rain slaps the foot to one side.
Despite the aggression on Rain's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tallon misses with a body shot.
Rain misses with a hook. Tallon ducked under it nicely.
Rain throws a low kick but Tallon moves out of range easily.
Rain lands a head shot.
Rain stuns Tallon with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Rain takes a jab right on the kisser.
Tallon throws a leg kick
and Rain counters with a nice body kick.
Rain scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tallon takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Rain tries a low kick but Tallon avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Rain is just out of range.
Rain turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Tallon misses with a left hand

and Rain counters with a shoot takedown. Tallon fights it but they end up in guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rain pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tallon is keeping the position for now.
Tallon seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Rain has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rain working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Tallon wants to stand up but Rain is controlling him.
Tallon working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Rain.
Rain landing some decent shots from guard.
Rain lands a couple of digs.
Tallon pulls Rain in close to his closed guard and prevents Rain from doing any damage or advancing position.
Tallon wants to stand but Rain is controlling the position.
Tallon working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Rain.
Rain connects with a couple of short punches.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Tallon is looking to stand up but Rain isn't so interested in that idea.

Rain 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.
Rain lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Rain pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tallon is keeping the position for now.
Tallon avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Tallon is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Rain working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Tallon is adopting a defensive guard.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Tallon can't keep his opponent in guard - Rain advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rain stops Tallon from getting back to his feet.
Rain missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
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. Rain connects with a nice short shot to Tallon's temple.
Tallon tries to roll over but Rain keeps him under control.
Rain missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Tallon is trying to control but can't.
Rain scoring with strikes to the body and head.

Tallon kicks off Rain and gets to his feet.
Tallon throws a head kick that misses.
A chopping leg kick lands by Rain.
Rain dips to his left and cracks Tallon with an uppercut!

Excellent takedown into side control there by Rain.

Tallon sneaks out the side door and pushes Rain away - he's back to his feet. The crowd show their appreciation for the escape.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tallon throws an overhand right that lands on Rain's shoulder, as Rain tries to avoid the shot.
Rain connects with a crisp jab.
Tallon slips under a jab.
Tallon keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tallon fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Rain has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tallon misses with a body kick.
Rain attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Tallon ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Rain connects with an inside leg kick.
Tallon throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Rain misses with a straight left.
Tallon tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Rain manages to circle out of the way.
Rain cracks Tallon with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tallon misses with a leg kick
and Rain counters with a nice leg kick.
Tallon dips to his left and cracks Rain with an uppercut!
Tallon looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Tallon tried to score with a low kick but Rain checks it.
Tallon goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Rain uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tallon.
Rain fakes the leg kick and cracks Tallon in the body.
Rain throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tallon on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Tallon lands with a kick to the ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rain walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tallon checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Tallon tries to move into range but Rain moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Tallon is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Rain.
Rain misses with a body shot.
Nice cross by Rain.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rain dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tallon delivers a nice body kick.
Rain shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Tallon but Tallon pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body.
Tallon changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Rain jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Rain tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A leg kick checked by Rain.
A low kick from Rain misses
enabling Tallon to counter with a crisp jab.
Rain sizes up Tallon with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Rain is just out of range.
Rain was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Rain works the jab nicely.
Tallon throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon takes a swing at Rain's ribcage but misses.
Tallon throws a head kick that half lands.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rain throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Sean Tallon has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A solid leg kick lands there for Rain.
Rain throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Rain throws a leg kick but Tallon sees it coming and moves out of range.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses.
Rain takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Rain displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tallon throws out the jab.
Tallon throws a hook but Rain blocks it.
Rain lands a nice shot to the body.
Tallon takes a swing at Rain's ribcage but misses.
Rain takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Rain sizes up Tallon with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice straight punches there by Rain. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Rain.
Rain blocks the body kick.
A good leg kick by Tallon.
Rain is looking to land body kicks.
Rain misses with a body kick.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rain.
Tallon takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Rain scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Rain throws a leg kick but Tallon moved away.
Rain throws a push kick but Tallon slaps the foot to one side.
Rain lands a jab to Tallon's midsection.
Rain cracks Tallon with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Tallon scores with a leg kick.
Rain is looking to chop away at Tallon's legs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rain misses with a series of wild punches.
Tallon works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rain takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Rain works Tallon's body with a nice hook.
Rain throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tallon thumps Rain with a low kick.
Nice uppercut lands for Rain. That snapped Tallon's head back.
Rain keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rain was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
Rain getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Tallon throws a push kick but Rain slaps the foot to one side.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Titan Rain.
Well Rain 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 48:49
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 45:50
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Titan Rain!

Titan Rain is the new bantamweight champion!
Titan Rain 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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RATING
77%

 

Event: EVO 242: Tallon vs Tsoi     
Date:   May 05, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Viktor Tsoi. Tsoi is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Zvezda po Imeni Solnce. Sean Tallon could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Viktor Tsoi's chin.

169 cm
32
141 lbs
33 - 12 - 0
169 cm
28
133 lbs
19 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 33 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Viktor Tsoi!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Donald Grub and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tallon misses with a hook to the body
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

It looks like Sean Tallon has been cut.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sean Tallon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tallon takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Tallon is looking to clinch.
Tsoi fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Tallon swings for the body but Tsoi moves out of range.
Tallon's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Tsoi connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tallon scrambles back to his feet.
Tallon darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Tsoi lands a front kick.
The fighters circling - Tallon throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tsoi throws a looping overhand right but Tallon ducks down to avoid it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tsoi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon checks the leg kick.
Tallon throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Tsoi's head.
Tallon seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tsoi moves away.
Tsoi feints a counter leg kick.
Tsoi blocks the body kick.
Tsoi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Tallon is looking to wear down Tsoi with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Tallon swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tallon looks to throw a body kick
and Tsoi counters with a nice body kick.
Tsoi steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Tallon. That one must have hurt.
An inside leg kick lands from Tsoi.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tallon catches Tsoi with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Tallon throws a lazy body kick

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

Tallon scrambles and gets back to his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tallon slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Nice jab there from Tsoi.
Tallon tries to land a front kick but Tsoi steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Tallon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tsoi manages to avoid it.
Nice defenses there by Tallon.
Tallon is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Tsoi.
Tallon takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Tsoi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tsoi swings for the body but Tallon moves out of range.
Tsoi throws the left hand but Tallon avoids the punch easily.
Tallon is looking to counter punch.
Tsoi walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tallon checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Tsoi moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon throws a chopping leg kick but Tsoi manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Tallon moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Tsoi misses with an uppercut
enabling Tallon to counter with a crisp jab.
Tsoi throws a low kick, looking for Tallon's leg but Tallon calmly moves out of range.
Tallon lands a jab to the head.
Tsoi takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
An inside leg kick lands from Tallon.
Tallon misses with an attempted mid kick.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
As Tallon backs off Tsoi throws a huge counter combo but Tallon manages to avoid it all.
That kick from Tallon tenderised Tsoi's leg. Tsoi is trying to keep his angry face on.
Tsoi catches Tallon with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon walks into a left hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tsoi lands with a shot to the body.
Tallon throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Tsoi gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Tallon.
Tsoi checks a low kick from Tallon.
Tallon tries to score with a low kick but Tsoi moves his leg out of the way.
Tallon throws a head kick that Tsoi semi-blocks.
Tallon looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tsoi! But no joy.
Tallon takes a swing at Tsoi's ribcage but misses.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses
and Tsoi counters with a nice uppercut.
Tsoi avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tallon thumps Tsoi with a low kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Sean Tallon's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Tallon jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Tallon tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tsoi looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tallon misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Tsoi counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tallon throws a body shot but no joy.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tsoi! But no joy.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
Tsoi looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tallon throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tallon throws a shot from downtown. Tsoi moves away and avoids it.
Tsoi swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon scores with a leg kick.
Tallon cracks the inside of Tsoi's front leg.
Tallon misses the shot to the body.
Tsoi changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Tallon throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tsoi keeps the fight on the outside.
Tsoi smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Tallon on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Tallon walks into a straight right hand from Tsoi.

Tallon is rocked!
Tsoi moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Oh Tallon is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Tallon lands a jab to Tsoi's midsection.
Tallon throws a body kick that misses
and Tsoi counters with a body kick.
Tsoi moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Tallon seems to have got his legs back now.
Tallon avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Tallon feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tsoi's calf.
Tallon is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Tsoi.
Tsoi misses with a lunging right hand
and Tallon counters with a nice kick to the body.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tallon clobbers Tsoi with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Tsoi misses with a looping right.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tsoi was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
Tsoi takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Tsoi avoids a kick to the body.
Tallon takes one on the button.
Tallon throws a sloppy body shot
and Tsoi counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Tsoi fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Tallon scoring well with a low kick there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tsoi throws an overhand right that lands on Tallon's shoulder, as Tallon tries to avoid the shot.
Tallon throws a hook but Tsoi blocks it.
Tsoi lands with a nice body kick.
Tallon lands with a shot to the body.
Tsoi misses with a looping left.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Tsoi is just out of range.
Tsoi looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A shot to the liver by Tallon. Beautiful body shot.
Tsoi takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Tallon throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tsoi.
Tsoi thinks about the counter body kick.
Tsoi scores with the left hand. Tallon knows he should have avoided that one.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon moves out of range as Tsoi strikes.
Tallon connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Tallon comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon scores with a spinning back kick!
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tallon, right into the meat.
A low kick from Tallon misses
enabling Tsoi to counter with a crisp jab.
Tallon throws a lazy body kick
and Tsoi cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tsoi moves out of range as Tallon throws a body kick.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tallon misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Tsoi counters with a crisp right that sends Tallon to the canvas! Tsoi follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:55 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Viktor Tsoi! Viktor Tsoi retains his bantamweight title!
Our winner, Viktor Tsoi, 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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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
55%

 

Event: CEC 441     
Date:   Apr 22, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Sean Tallon and Sergey Panikov. Panikov has chosen Fighters as his entrance music. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

169 cm
32
141 lbs
32 - 12 - 0
160 cm
31
145 lbs
21 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Museum of Monsters & Madmen
Bullet Proof System

Max Octane Fight Wear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the bantamweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Sean Tallon!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Sergey Panikov!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A looping hook to the body misses from Tallon. Panikov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Panikov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tallon scores with a spinning back kick!
Panikov buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Panikov throws a hook but Tallon avoids it easily.
Tallon misses with a kick to the body.
Tallon bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tallon swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Panikov misses with a low kick.
Tallon dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Panikov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Tallon throws a push kick but Panikov slaps the foot to one side.
Panikov moves out of range of the body kick.
Nice cross by Panikov.
Panikov rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Tallon moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
A quick step to the side and Tallon tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tallon throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Tallon misses with a wild body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Panikov looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
Panikov takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tallon is looking to wear down Panikov with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Tallon lands a front kick.
Tallon slips under a jab from Panikov.
Tallon fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Tallon looks to score with a jab to the body but Panikov is just out of range.
Nice cross by Tallon.
A slapping body kick lands there for Panikov.
Panikov throws a hook but Tallon avoids it easily.
Tallon is looking to slow Panikov down with leg kicks.
Tallon seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Panikov will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Panikov scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Tallon uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Panikov has time to react.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Panikov misses with a body kick.
Tallon throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
We've been informed that Panikov has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Tallon moves out of range as Panikov throws a body kick.
Panikov misses with a looping left.
As Panikov tries to get set, Tallon tries to push him back and clinch up but Panikov manages to avoid the attempt.
Tallon tries to move into range but Panikov moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Tallon.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Tallon, right into the meat.
Panikov moves out of range of the body kick.
Tallon swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Panikov takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Panikov chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tallon can pounce on him.
Tallon lands with a nice body punch.
Tallon finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Panikov only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Panikov scores with the left hand. Tallon knows he should have avoided that one.
Panikov looks to throw the jab but Tallon is out of range.
Panikov avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Panikov avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Panikov checks a leg kick.
Tallon stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Panikov.
A nice inside leg kick there by Panikov. That's going to slow Tallon down.
Panikov misses the jab.
Panikov looks to throw the jab but Tallon is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon scoring well with a low kick there.
Panikov scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Panikov throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Tallon slips a jab from Panikov.
Decent striking displayed by Tallon there.
Tallon throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Tallon punishes Panikov's body with a nice straight punch.

Tallon moves into range and clinches up with Panikov.
Tallon lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Panikov backwards.
Panikov works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Tallon lands a body punch.
Panikov effectively controlling the action here.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Panikov misses with a punch on the inside.
Panikov working aggressively here.
Panikov is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Tallon works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Panikov lands a body shot.
Tallon throws a punch but it's blocked by Panikov.
Tallon tries to throw a body punch but Panikov avoids it by throwing Tallon back against the cage.
Tallon throws a head punch that misses.
Panikov is trying to maintain a safe position but Tallon gets an underhook and turns Panikov into the cage.
Tallon works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Tallon lands an uppercut.
A bit of stalling here from Panikov.
Tallon stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Panikov throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Panikov throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Panikov misses with a hook from the clinch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Panikov has a couple of punches blocked by Tallon.
Panikov struggles to land a body shot inside as Tallon controls his hands.
Panikov blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tallon tries a body shot but Panikov blocks it.
Panikov wants to stall.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon 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.


Panikov throws a hook but Tallon avoids it easily.
A swing and a miss from Panikov.
Panikov has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Panikov there as he acknowledges the shot.
Sean Tallon is winning the standup battle so far.
Panikov gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Tallon catches Panikov with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Tallon is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Panikov swats away the attempt to clinch by Tallon.
Panikov lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Panikov loads up on a big right hand but Tallon slips the punch.
Panikov throws a leg kick
and Panikov takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Panikov just misses with a punch to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon throws a jab when Panikov was well out of range.
Tallon lands a leg kick that knocks Panikov off balance momentarily.
Panikov fakes the leg kick and cracks Tallon in the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Panikov misses with a jab, cross combination.

Tallon closes the distance and clinches.
Panikov blocks an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
A short left from Panikov.
Panikov is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Tallon lands with a right to the head.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Tallon lands a body punch.
Panikov working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Tallon blocking some punches.
Still in the clinch, Tallon scores with a nice short uppercut.
Panikov lands with a light punch inside.
Tallon scores with a shoulder strike.
A left hand lands to the body for Tallon.
A head punch on the inside from Panikov fails to land.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Panikov working some nice short punches in the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Panikov.
Tallon lands a shoulder strike.
Tallon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
Panikov prevents a body shot from Tallon.
Panikov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tallon fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon prevents a body shot from Panikov.
Tallon working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tallon lands a left hand.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Panikov misses with a hook to the ribs.
Panikov goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Panikov is trying to force a seperation but Tallon has the dominant position.
Tallon works on Panikov's body with a couple of short punches.
Tallon lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Panikov backwards.
Panikov tries to stall but Tallon uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Tallon misses with the head strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Panikov misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tallon tries a body shot but Panikov blocks it.
Panikov scores with a shot to the side of Tallon's head.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Panikov stalling the fight.
Panikov makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

Panikov pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Tallon throws a leg kick but Panikov checks it.
Tallon tries to clinch but Panikov moves out of range.
Panikov doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Tallon clobbers Panikov with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Panikov throws a leg kick that misses.
Panikov ducks under a wild hook from Tallon.
Panikov closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Panikov fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Tallon.
Tallon throws a head kick but Panikov moves out of range.
It seemed like Panikov was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Panikov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Panikov appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Tallon takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Panikov keeps the fight on the outside.
Panikov misses with a wild body shot.
Panikov will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Tallon tries to counter by clinching up but Panikov breaks away and moves out of range.
Panikov lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Tallon circles away quickly and effectively.

Tallon forces Panikov back against the cage and clinches.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Panikov lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Tallon stalling against the cage.
Tallon lands a shoulder strike.
Panikov misses with some punches.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Panikov's efforts to push away.
Panikov throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Panikov working hard to break the clinch.
Tallon works on Panikov's body with a couple of short punches.
Tallon misses with a hook from the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Tallon. Panikov shrugs it off though.

Tallon moves into the clinch.
Tallon working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Tallon as Panikov tries to tie him up.
Tallon lands a shoulder strike.
Tallon blocks an uppercut.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Panikov.
Tallon misses with a short punch on the inside.
Sean Tallon has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Panikov scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tallon.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Panikov misses with a body punch.
A shot in the inside from Tallon.
Tallon works on Panikov's body with a couple of short punches.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Panikov's ribcage. Panikov let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Still in the clinch, Tallon scores with a nice short uppercut.
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!
Tallon misses with a body punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Panikov misses with a punch on the inside.
A body shot lands from Panikov.
Panikov blocking some punches.
Tallon lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch on the inside from Tallon fails to land.
Panikov is trying to push Tallon away but Tallon has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
A right hand to the body from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon can't find room to land a body shot as Panikov controls the action.

Panikov pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Tallon feints and then cracks Panikov's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Panikov down.
Panikov takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

Tallon moves into the clinch successfully.
Tallon stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tallon lands an uppercut.
Tallon makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Panikov lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Panikov.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Still in the clinch, Tallon scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Panikov pushes Tallon back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Panikov lands an uppercut.
Panikov lands a left hand.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Panikov.
Panikov stalling the fight.
Panikov lands with a light punch inside.
Tallon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tallon tries a body shot but Panikov blocks it.
Tallon is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Panikov can do to turn this around?
Panikov fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Panikov.
Tallon lands a right hand that snaps the head of Panikov backwards.
Tallon lands a nice uppercut.
Tallon lands a hook that snaps the head of Panikov backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short uppercut from Panikov.
Panikov's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Panikov tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon has Panikov pressed against the cage, preventing Panikov from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Tallon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Panikov working aggressively here.
Panikov lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tallon.
Tallon lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Tallon misses with a body punch.
Panikov misses with some punches.
Panikov scores with a shot to the side of Tallon's head.
Panikov throws a punch but it's blocked by Tallon.
Panikov lands a left hand.
Tallon misses with the head strike.
Panikov misses with a short punch on the inside.
Panikov goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tallon tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tallon scores with a nice hook to the head.
A short body shot lands from Tallon as the two fighters clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tallon misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Panikov's elbow.
Panikov fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Panikov stalling.
Tallon digs a right hand underneath Panikov's ribcage. Panikov let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Panikov misses with a short punch on the inside.
Panikov has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Tallon lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Panikov backwards.
Tallon lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Panikov takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Tallon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Panikov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tallon lands a left hand.
Panikov misses with some punches.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tallon.
A shot in the inside from Tallon.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon clearly takes 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.


Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Panikov let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Tallon looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Tallon tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tallon is looking to clinch.
Tallon tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Panikov was well out of range. Poor timing from Tallon.
Tallon misses with a hook.
Tallon ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Panikov is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Tallon 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.
Panikov takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Tallon shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tallon swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tallon gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Panikov.
Tallon turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Tallon checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Panikov sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tallon throws a push kick but Panikov slaps the foot to one side.
Panikov swinging wildly here.
Tallon cracks Panikov with a good jab.
A lazy left from Tallon finds it's target.
Panikov lands a jab to Tallon's midsection.
Panikov misses with a wild combination.
Tallon staying out of range there.
Tallon misses with a low kick.
Panikov attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tallon is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Panikov.
Tallon lands a jab.
Tallon is looking to clinch.
Panikov scores with a decent looking hook.
Tallon takes a swing at Panikov's ribcage but misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Panikov lands with a cross.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tallon moves out of range of the leg kick from Panikov.
Tallon throws a good cross that connects.
Panikov has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Tallon.
Tallon tries to land a front kick but Panikov steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Panikov avoids the body shot from Tallon.
Panikov now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Tallon swings for the body but Panikov moves out of range.
Panikov looks to score with a jab to the body but Tallon is just out of range.
The crowd cheers as Tallon lands an impressive looking overhand right. Panikov doesn't seem phased though.
Tallon fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Panikov on the side of the head.
Tallon takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Tallon throws a looping overhand right but Panikov ducks down to avoid it.
Nice defenses there by Tallon.
Panikov has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Tallon.
Panikov gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Tallon slips under a jab from Panikov.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tallon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Panikov.
Tallon throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Panikov flicks out a counter leg kick but Tallon steps away.
A swing and a miss from Panikov.
Panikov throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tallon sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tallon fails with an attempt to clinch.
Panikov takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Panikov swats away the attempt to clinch by Tallon.
Panikov connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tallon. Tallon circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Tallon just misses with a punch to the body.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Panikov, right into the meat.
Tallon takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Panikov tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tallon is able to avoid easily.
Panikov jabs at Tallon's body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Tallon.
Panikov swings widly with a right hand
and Panikov takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tallon keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Panikov.
Panikov throws a leg kick

and Tallon counters by moving into the clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tallon lands a body shot in the clinch.
Panikov is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Panikov fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Panikov's elbow.
Tallon tries to work over Panikov's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tallon.
Tallon misses with some punches.
Tallon tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Panikov's elbow.
Tallon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Panikov breaks the clinch.
Tallon takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Panikov throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sean Tallon had his way with Sergey Panikov in that round.
That's time! Tallon's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Tallon throws the kick towards the body but Panikov avoids it.
Panikov lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tallon at a distance.
Tallon misses with a body shot.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tallon. That's going to slow Panikov down.
Tallon is looking to clinch but Panikov is avoiding it.
Tallon avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Tallon tries to clinch but Panikov moves out of range.
Panikov misses with a looping left.
Tallon misses with a head kick.
Panikov punishes Tallon's body with a nice straight punch.
Panikov cracks the inside of Tallon's front leg.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from Panikov misses.
Panikov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tallon.
Tallon uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Panikov.
Tallon uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Panikov.
Panikov throws an off balance right hand
and Tallon counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Panikov looks to throw the jab but Tallon is out of range.
A big right from Panikov misses.
Tallon connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Panikov has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Panikov uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Panikov throws a leg kick but Tallon checks it.

Tallon rushes Panikov and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Panikov misses with a punch on the inside.
Tallon lands a right hand.
Tallon lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Panikov wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Panikov lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tallon backwards.
Panikov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Panikov lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Tallon presses Panikov against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Tallon blocks a punch to the side of the