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Event: EMP Night of Champions     
Date:   Mar 31, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Brian Burns (ranked 2547 p4p, 333 weight class) and Georgy Fokin (ranked 349 p4p, 54 weight class). Burns comes to the cage accompanied by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Brian Burns had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business




193 cm
40 yrs
215 lbs



188 cm
40 yrs
212 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 5 wins and 6 losses; Brian Burns! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 10 wins and 4 losses; Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Steven Brown and James Glass.


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

Fokin pushes Burns up against the cage in a clinch.
Burns has Fokin pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Fokin manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Fokin has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Burns after a bit of a struggle.
Fokin looking for a takedown.

Fokin gets double underhooks and manages to take the fight to the ground.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Burns (0) vs (2) Fokin
Fokin engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Burns keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.
Burns bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Fokin's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (2) vs (2) Fokin
Burns passes Fokin's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Burns has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.

Burns is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin manages to get to full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Burns drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Fokin dives on top into guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (2) vs (4) Fokin
Fokin controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

Burns working for submissions but it's allowed Fokin to get to half guard.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Fokin in particular looking to stall.
Burns is trying to maintain the position but Fokin is very close to passing his half guard.
Fokin takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Burns is looking to improve his position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns regains full guard. Nicely done.

Burns is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Fokin defends well.
Fokin 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.
Fokin wants to pass the guard but Burns is keeping the position.
Burns being controlled here, momentarily.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Burns is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns 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.
Fokin is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.

Burns escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Fokin gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Fokin sitting in guard here, content to control.

Burns throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Fokin escapes and throws Burns's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (2) vs (7) Fokin
My spies in Gym Beam inform me that Fokin has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Fokin tries to advance to mount but Burns denies him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns is trying to get back to half guard.
Fokin passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Burns!
Score +2 for reaching mount: Burns (2) vs (9) Fokin
Burns is looking to improve his position but Fokin isn't that keen on the idea.
Fokin wants to take his opponent's back but Burns doesn't allow it.
Burns is looking to improve his position but Fokin isn't that keen on the idea.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Fokin controlling his opponent.
Burns working to try and regain half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Fokin wants to control the action but instead Burns gets a body lock and reverses into Fokin's guard! Nice work!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (4) vs (9) Fokin
Fokin pulls Burns in close to his closed guard and prevents Burns from doing any damage or advancing position.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Fokin looking to hit a scissor sweep but Burns is one step ahead there.
Burns trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Fokin wants to sweep but no luck.
Burns sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Fokin's guard.

Burns seems to be working for a kimura but Fokin defends the submission attempt.
Fokin tries to roll over but Burns keeps him under control.

Burns is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Fokin makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Fokin.

Burns has gone for a leg lock! Fokin slips out almost immediately though and dives into Burns's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (4) vs (11) Fokin
Fokin stopping the sweep attempt from Burns.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Burns is on top in guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (6) vs (11) Fokin

Fokin is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Fokin is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Burns has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Fokin looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.

Burns drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Fokin dives on top into guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (6) vs (13) Fokin
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fokin preventing the sweep.
Fokin tries to free his leg and advance position but Burns is retaining full guard.

Burns looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Fokin passes into half guard.
Fokin with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.

Burns looking for submissions off his back.
Fokin is trying to control the action in half guard but Burns is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Fokin works his way into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (6) vs (16) Fokin
Burns is not content to let Fokin control the position.
Fokin might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Burns haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Burns tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Fokin has knee on belly and moves into mount.
Score +2 for reaching mount: Burns (6) vs (18) Fokin
Fokin controlling from the full mount.
Fokin manages to capitalize on a mistake by Burns to take his back!
Score +3 for taking back: Burns (6) vs (21) Fokin
Burns tries to roll but Fokin sticks to his back.

Fokin is working really hard to secure the rear naked choke. Burns defends successfully for a significant amount of time. Both fighters are looking very determined.
Fokin really has the hooks in deep now - there seems like no escape for Burns.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is hanging on to Burns's back as he tries to escape.
Burns is working hard here to advance position.
Burns turns into Fokin and is now in his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (8) vs (21) Fokin
Fokin manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Burns manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (8) vs (23) Fokin
Fokin pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Burns is keeping the position for now.

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

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Fokin's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Fokin looking to pass the guard.

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

Burns is working for submissions here. He's thrown up his legs looking for a triangle but Fokin frees his head nicely. Oh but Burns has switched to an armbar! Fokin is tapping furiously! Lovely submission there!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 12:42 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Armbar). Brian Burns!
Brian Burns retains his light heavyweight title!
A relieved looking Brian Burns thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.

 

Event: EMP 7     
Date:   Mar 17, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Georgy Fokin (ranked 343 p4p, 56 weight class) and Greco Roman (ranked 9833 p4p, 866 weight class). Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Greco Roman enters the cage!




188 cm
40 yrs
212 lbs



176 cm
46 yrs
210 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 9 wins and 4 losses; Georgy Fokin! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 15 wins and 12 losses; Greco Roman!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Steven Brown and Andrew Berry.


The fighters bow as they face eachother in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Fokin rushes Roman and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Fokin has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Roman avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Roman prevents the takedown attempt.
Fokin tries for a takedown but Roman manages to get underhooks.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Georgy Fokin. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Fokin goes for a takedown in the clinch but Roman prevents it.

Roman turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
Score +4 for clean takedown past guard: Fokin (0) vs (4) Roman
Fokin trying to remain calm as Roman controls from the top position.
We've been hearing good reports from Fokin's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

Roman tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Roman trying to control the position but Fokin is working away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin tries to buck Roman off but Roman is having none of it.

Roman tries for a kimura but Fokin is defending well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin is not content to let Roman control the position.
The referee asks Roman politely if he wouldn't mind getting on with it and actually doing something. Roman prefers to stall for the moment though.
Roman is looking to take a break and control but Fokin is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
The referee asks Roman politely if he wouldn't mind getting on with it and actually doing something. Roman prefers to stall for the moment though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is looking to regain half guard here but Roman keeps moving and retains side control.
Roman wants to lay and pray for a moment but Fokin keeps working.
Fokin is letting Roman control him for a moment.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Roman is looking to take a break and control but Fokin is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Roman is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Roman controls the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Fokin is controlling Roman's trapped leg to prevent Roman from advancing to side control.
Roman seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Fokin does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Roman wants to advance to full mount but Fokin doesn't think that's going to happen and regains full guard instead.
Roman looking to pass the guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Roman passes Fokin's left leg - he's now in half guard.

Roman is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Fokin is pressing down on Roman's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Fokin is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Fokin is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (2) vs (4) Roman
Fokin is looking to take a break and control but Roman is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Roman trying to hold on to Fokin's head to control him but Fokin postures up.
Roman is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Fokin perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Roman tries to get to full guard but Fokin has control of the leg.

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

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to take a breather but Roman is having none of it.
Roman trying to control from the bottom.
Fokin works his way into full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (5) vs (4) Roman
Roman controls the position.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Roman tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Fokin controlling the position easily from mount.
Fokin wants to control the pace but Roman is squirming around nicely.
Roman keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Roman tries to control the position but Fokin now has his back.
Score +3 for taking back: Fokin (8) vs (4) Roman

Fokin sinks in the hooks and is looking for the choke. He's got it! Roman taps out!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 8:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Georgy Fokin!
An out of breath Georgy Fokin thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.

 

Event: WAR GAMES     
Date:   Feb 24, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Georgy Fokin (ranked 319 p4p, 51 weight class) and Dido Vicini (ranked 2339 p4p, 314 weight class). Vicini comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Mother kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




188 cm
39 yrs
212 lbs



180 cm
29 yrs
220 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 9 wins and 3 losses; Georgy Fokin! And in the blue corner, fighting out of New York, with a TWGC record of 8 wins and 6 losses; Dido Vicini!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Phil Schofield and Sam Margolis.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Vicini shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Fokin (0) vs (2) Vicini
Vicini wants to control from the top but Fokin keeps moving.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Vicini looking to pass the guard.

Fokin is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Vicini's corner is telling him to maintain position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vicini passes Fokin's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Fokin is trying to control but Vicini passes into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (0) vs (5) Vicini

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin is looking for a sweep.
Fokin is working hard here to advance position.
Fokin is trying to escape the position but Vicini is controlling the position.
Fokin tries to buck Vicini off but Vicini is having none of it.
Fokin is not content to let Vicini control the position.
Fokin has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.
Fokin is being controlled here.
Vicini has knee on belly and moves into mount.
Score +2 for reaching mount: Fokin (0) vs (7) Vicini
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Vicini wants to take Fokin's back here but Fokin is holding on to an arm, himself looking to escape.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vicini takes Fokin's back. Could be looking for a rear naked choke here - either way, Fokin is in trouble.
Score +3 for taking back: Fokin (0) vs (10) Vicini

Vicini has his opponent's back and is working for the choke.
You know, I was talking to some of our celebrities at ringside tonight and they were split right down the middle on who was going to win this fight.

The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Vicini looking for the choke from the back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin can't escape the position.
Fokin wants to control his opponent's hands but Vicini gets his hands free.
Vicini keeps control of the position easily here as Fokin tries to buck him off.
Fokin's corner are yelling at him, telling him to just focus on controlling Vicini's hands.
Vicini trying desperately to keep hold of the dominant position.
Vicini doesn't have the hooks in and Fokin manages to turn into his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (2) vs (10) Vicini

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Vicini wants to sweep but no luck.
Vicini manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Fokin manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (2) vs (12) Vicini
Vicini passes into half guard.
Fokin wants to control but Vicini is keeping busy and won't allow it.

Vicini wants to work for an arm triangle but Fokin is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Vicini is looking to advance position but Fokin won't allow it.
Vicini is looking to stall here but Fokin recovers full guard.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Vicini stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Fokin swivels though and keeps the full guard.
My spies in Martial Arts Dojo inform me that Vicini has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Vicini trying to control the position from guard on top but Fokin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Vicini tries to free his leg and advance position but Fokin is retaining full guard.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Fokin not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Fokin looking to hit a scissor sweep but Vicini is one step ahead there.
Vicini controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Vicini is looking to pass into half guard but Fokin pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Fokin is in guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (4) vs (12) Vicini
Fokin trying to control but Vicini is working from the bottom.
Vicini wants to sweep here but Fokin controlling him for the moment.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Fokin stands and throws Vicini's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (7) vs (12) Vicini
Fokin wants to lay and pray for a moment but Vicini keeps working.
Vicini is trying to work for a sweep but Fokin has mounted him!
Score +2 for reaching mount: Fokin (9) vs (12) Vicini
Vicini is looking to improve his position but Fokin isn't that keen on the idea.
Fokin controlling from mount.
Vicini really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is dominating on the ground here - he's now on his opponent's back, looking to sink in the hooks. Vicini is in real trouble.
Score +3 for taking back: Fokin (12) vs (12) Vicini
Vicini trying to control the position but Fokin manages to sink in the hooks.
You can see the frustration on Vicini's face… He knows he is in trouble unless he improves his position sooner rather than later.

Fokin looking for the choke from the back.
Fokin is looking cool and calm here, just waiting for a good opportunity to attack and finish the fight from this dominant position.
Fokin is hanging on to Vicini's back as he tries to escape.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is trying to stick to Vicini's back but Vicini is turning into Fokin. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Fokin's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Vicini.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (12) vs (14) Vicini
Vicini postures up.
Vicini pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Fokin is keeping the position for now.
Vicini works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Vicini trying to mount his opponent but Fokin defends it.
Fokin is looking to control Vicini's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Fokin avoid being mounted?

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Vicini is pressing down on Fokin's thigh, looking to free his foot. Fokin is holding on for now.
Fokin moves into full guard.
Vicini trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Vicini is pushing down on Fokin's leg trying to pass to half guard. Fokin is fighting to maintain full guard but Vicini has managed to sneak the leg through.
Vicini trying to control the action but Fokin is working from the bottom.
Fokin is looking to control Vicini's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Fokin avoid being mounted?

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is staying active underneath Vicini, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Vicini takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Vicini trying to pass the guard but Fokin defending well.
Vicini is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.
Vicini trying to control but Fokin is working from the bottom.
Fokin is trying to keep Vicini in close.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Vicini tries to free his leg and advance position but Fokin is retaining full guard.
Fokin looking for a sweep. Not yet Fokin, not yet.
Well,Fokin is on his way to losing a decision here. Can he use his experience to pull something off in the closing minutes?
Vicini looking to sit in guard and control but Fokin gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (14) vs (14) Vicini
Fokin preventing the sweep.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Vicini is on top in guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (14) vs (16) Vicini
Vicini sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Fokin's guard.
Fokin is trying to get back to full guard.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Fokin moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Vicini looking to pass the guard.
Vicini advances position into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (14) vs (19) Vicini
Fokin prevents Vicini from improving position.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
The referee asks Vicini politely if he wouldn't mind getting on with it and actually doing something. Vicini prefers to stall for the moment though.
Fokin is looking for a sweep.
Vicini tries to advance to mount but can't.
Fokin is trying to control Vicini's posture but Vicini avoids it.
Vicini staying calm.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Fokin struggling a bit here.

And that's the end of the fight!
Vicini wins on points by 19 to 14.
Dido Vicini is the new light heavyweight champion!
A relieved looking Dido Vicini thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.

 

Event: Rise of an EMPIRE     
Date:   Feb 09, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Georgy Fokin (ranked 307 p4p, 46 weight class) and Stacker Pentacost (ranked 5351 p4p, 606 weight class). Pentacost has chosen Code Blue Coma/ Downset as his entrance music. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!




188 cm
39 yrs
212 lbs



182 cm
30 yrs
223 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 8 wins and 3 losses; Georgy Fokin! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 11 wins and 1 losses; Stacker Pentacost!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Colin Fotheringham and James Glass.


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

Pentacost darts in and clinches Fokin up against the cage.

Fokin turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Fokin manages to end up in side control.
Score +4 for clean takedown past guard: Fokin (4) vs (0) Pentacost
You can see the frustration on Pentacost's face as Fokin controls the position.

Fokin tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Fokin has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Pentacost wants to control but Fokin postures up.
Fokin has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
The 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.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pentacost tries to improve position but can't.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A control attempt from Pentacost but he's now mounted!
Score +2 for reaching mount: Fokin (6) vs (0) Pentacost
Pentacost is controlling an arm, preventing Fokin from taking his back. Although keeping him in mount is no better to be honest.
Pentacost is trying to escape the mount.
Fokin controlling the pace for now.
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.
Fokin seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Pentacost for as long as he can get away with.
Pentacost is squirming around, avoiding Fokin's attempts to control the action.

Fokin working for a submission but Pentacost is keeping him at bay.
Fokin wants to control the pace but Pentacost is squirming around nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to take his opponent's back but Pentacost doesn't allow it.
Fokin controlling from mount.
Pentacost tries to lock up and control but Fokin gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pentacost can't escape the position.
Fokin controlling from the full mount.
Fokin's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Fokin looking to control but Pentacost is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Fokin controlling from the full mount.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Fokin continues to stall.
Fokin looking to control but Pentacost is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Fokin controlling from mount.
Pentacost is working to get back to half guard.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to take his opponent's back but Pentacost doesn't allow it.
Fokin takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Fokin tries to control but Pentacost wriggling away.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Fokin controlling from mount.

Fokin moves into side control, trying to work for a kimura. That looks painful! Will he finish!!?? No, Pentacost has worked his arm free - good work by Pentacost!
Fokin tries to move into full mount but can't pass Pentacost's legs.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Pentacost is looking to reverse the position.
Fokin is looking to take a break and control but Pentacost is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Pentacost seems a little lost for a moment, as Fokin dominates the positioning.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.

Fokin looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Fokin is pausing for a moment. What's he doing? It looks like he's clearing his nose. Oh dude! He's shot a load of snot all down Pentacost's shoulder. That is not cool.
Fokin taking a break here but Pentacost is having none of it and regains half guard.
Fokin is taking a breather. Pentacost says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.

Fokin is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Pentacost is staying active underneath Fokin, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Fokin seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to free his trapped foot but Pentacost is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Fokin with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Fokin trying to mount his opponent but Pentacost defends it.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Pentacost keeping hold of Fokin's head, controlling as best he can.
Pentacost won't allow Fokin to pass to mount.
Fokin moves nicely into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (9) vs (0) Pentacost
Fokin controls the position from side control.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Pentacost tries to get back to half guard but can't.
You can see the frustration on Pentacost's face as Fokin controls the position.
Fokin trying to control the position but Pentacost is working away.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Pentacost seems a little lost for a moment, as Fokin dominates the positioning.

And that's the end of the fight!
Fokin takes the fight on points by 9 to 0.
Georgy Fokin is the new light heavyweight champion!
A relieved looking Georgy Fokin thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.

 

Event: TWGC 19 (265+lbs, D1): Finals - Round 2     
Date:   Dec 04, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Georgy Fokin (ranked 290 p4p, 0 weight class) and Poto Tupu (ranked 2354 p4p, 68 weight class). Tupu has chosen Youth Of The Nation as his entrance music. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!




188 cm
38 yrs
212 lbs



182 cm
33 yrs
290 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 8 wins and 2 losses; Georgy Fokin! And in the blue corner, fighting out of New York, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 2 losses; Poto Tupu!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Wagner Zegers and Patrick Alders.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Fokin pushes Tupu up against the cage in a clinch.
Fokin goes for a takedown in the clinch but Tupu prevents it.
Tupu is looking to take this one to the mat.
Fokin has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Tupu avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Fokin is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Tupu is defending well.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Georgy Fokin. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Tupu has clasped his hands together around Fokin's back... aaand, he's got a takedown into side control. Nicely done.
Score +4 for clean takedown past guard: Fokin (0) vs (4) Tupu

Tupu is trying to get an arm triangle but Fokin is defending well.
Tupu tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
My spies in Martial Arts Dojo inform me that Tupu has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Fokin is trying to get back to half guard.
We've been hearing good reports from Fokin's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin stops Tupu from passing to mount.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Fokin manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (2) vs (4) Tupu
Tupu wants to get back to full guard but Fokin has passed into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (5) vs (4) Tupu
Fokin has control of an arm but Tupu manages to advance to Fokin's back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Fokin (5) vs (8) Tupu
You know, I was talking to some of our celebrities at ringside tonight and they were split right down the middle on who was going to win this fight.

Tupu is remaining active here, looking for the choke. The more discerning members of the crowd will appreciate his efforts.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tupu keeps control of the position as Fokin tries to break free.
Tupu wants to control but Fokin manages to buck him off and is now in Tupu's guard! Nice work there by Fokin!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (7) vs (8) Tupu
Tupu keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.
Fokin preventing the sweep.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Tupu is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin showing good wrestling skills to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tupu is pulling down on Fokin's head to control his posture.
Tupu looking for a sweep. Not yet Tupu, not yet.
Fokin sitting in guard here, content to control.
Fokin pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tupu is keeping the position for now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tupu tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Tupu is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin controls from within his opponent's guard.
Tupu is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Tupu is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Tupu is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Tupu controls Fokin momentarily but Fokin frees himself.
Tupu 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.
Tupu bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Fokin's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (7) vs (10) Tupu

Fokin looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Tupu passes into half guard.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Fokin regains full guard. Nicely done.
Fokin looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Tupu puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.

Fokin looking for submissions off his back.

Fokin looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Fokin is not content to let Tupu control the position.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Tupu frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (7) vs (13) Tupu
Fokin can't escape the position.
Fokin sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Tupu trying to mount his opponent but Fokin defends it.
Tupu is trying to control the action in half guard but Fokin is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Tupu tries to pass the half guard into mount. Fokin knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Tupu trying to control the action but Fokin is working from the bottom.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is trying to get back to full guard.
Tupu is trying to control the action in half guard but Fokin is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Fokin is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Fokin gets back to full guard.
Fokin is adopting a defensive guard.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to improve his position but instead Tupu has moved into half guard.
Tupu is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (7) vs (16) Tupu
Tupu wants to control the pace but Fokin is squirming around nicely.
Fokin is trying to escape the mount but Tupu keeps good control and instead manages to take Fokin's back.
Score +3 for taking back: Fokin (7) vs (19) Tupu

Tupu has his arm under Fokin's chin here. Game over son! Tupu squeezes tightly and Fokin is forced to tap out!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 10:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Poto Tupu!
A relieved looking Poto Tupu thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.

 

Event: TWGC 19 (265+lbs, D1): Finals - Round 1     
Date:   Dec 03, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Georgy Fokin (ranked 291 p4p, 0 weight class) and Indigo Starseed (ranked 12931 p4p, 0 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




188 cm
38 yrs
212 lbs



187 cm
37 yrs
212 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 2 losses; Georgy Fokin! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 3 losses; Indigo Starseed!
The judges for this bout are Wagner Zegers, Patrick Alders and Daniel Blasius.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Starseed closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Score +4 for clean takedown past guard: Fokin (0) vs (4) Starseed
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.
Fokin manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Fokin is looking for a sweep. Starseed is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Fokin works his way to full guard. Good work.
Fokin trying to control the position.

Starseed has gone for a leg lock! Fokin slips out almost immediately though and dives into Starseed's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (2) vs (4) Starseed
Fokin postures up.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin wants to control from the top but Starseed keeps moving.
Starseed looking for a sweep. Not yet Starseed, not yet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Starseed has control of Fokin's left arm, preventing Fokin from doing any damage.
Starseed tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Fokin stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Starseed swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Fokin preventing the sweep.
Starseed is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Starseed has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Fokin definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Starseed looking to hit a scissor sweep but Fokin is one step ahead there.
Starseed is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Starseed keeping full guard, as Fokin tries to pass.
Fokin is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Starseed wants to sweep here but Fokin controlling him for the moment.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Starseed wants to sweep here but Fokin controlling him for the moment.
Starseed wants to control the position but Fokin says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Fokin prevents Starseed from improving his position.

Fokin is looking for a kimura here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Starseed controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
Fokin is taking a breather. Starseed says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fokin has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (5) vs (4) Starseed
Starseed tries to hold on but Fokin pushes him away.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Starseed is trying to escape the mount.
Fokin takes his opponent's back. Perhaps a chance to lock up a rear naked choke here.
Score +3 for taking back: Fokin (8) vs (4) Starseed

Fokin is working really hard to secure the rear naked choke. Starseed defends successfully for a significant amount of time. Both fighters are looking very determined.
Fokin keeps control of the position as Starseed tries to break free.
Fokin really has the hooks in deep now - there seems like no escape for Starseed.
Fokin trying desperately to keep hold of the dominant position.

That's six minutes gone in the round.

Fokin is working for the rear naked choke. He has one arm under the chin but Starseed has hold of the other arm. A bit of a stalemate here.
Starseed tries to break free.

Fokin looking for the choke but no joy.

Starseed showing good submission defense here.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Fokin has the hooks in. Starseed is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.
Fokin is not going to allow Starseed to sit and survive in this position.
Starseed rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.

Fokin is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Starseed defends it well.
Starseed keeping hold of Fokin's head, controlling as best he can.
Starseed felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Fokin keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.

Starseed looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Starseed tries to roll over but Fokin keeps him under control.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Fokin's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to lay and pray for a moment but Starseed keeps working.

Fokin seems to be looking for submissions.
Starseed is trying to control but can't.
Fokin controlling the action here.
Fokin wants to free his trapped foot but Starseed is holding on for dear life with his legs.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Fokin content to control rather than advance.
Further stalling from Fokin.
Starseed wants to get back to full guard.

Starseed looking for submissions off his back.

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

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Starseed is trying to maintain the position but Fokin is very close to passing his half guard.
Starseed tries to roll over but Fokin keeps him under control.
Starseed gets back to full guard.
Fokin controlling from the top position.

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

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Starseed wants to improve his position but instead Fokin has moved into half guard.
Starseed is trying to get back to full guard.
Fokin is looking to take a break and control but Starseed is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Starseed trying to control here.
Starseed moves into full guard.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Starseed bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Fokin's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (8) vs (6) Starseed
Starseed trying to control the position from guard on top but Fokin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin wants to sweep but no luck.
Fokin is working hard here to advance position.

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

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Starseed passes Fokin's right leg, so he's now in half guard.

Starseed is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Fokin is refusing to be controlled, as Starseed sits in half guard.
Fokin wants to improve his position but Starseed is controlling well.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

And that's the end of the fight!
Fokin takes the fight on points by 8 to 6.
After winning the bout, Georgy Fokin thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
Indigo Starseed spoke after the fight, saying 'Dude, Garfield was a lot tougher than the comic strip version haha... No but seriosuly best 2-3? You owe me another chance to put in a real show for the fans! Good fight man! I'll be back! Better and stronger! Broken analog Pride never quits!'.

 

Event: TWGC 19 (265+lbs, D1): Helsinki Qualifier - Round 2     
Date:   Nov 25, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Georgy Fokin (ranked 262 p4p, 0 weight class) and Michel Teló (ranked 1573 p4p, 225 weight class). Teló is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Michel Telo - Ai se eu te pego. Michel Teló looks lathargic as he enters the arena. Wake up son, you're about to have a fight!




188 cm
38 yrs
212 lbs



196 cm
36 yrs
209 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 6 wins and 2 losses; Georgy Fokin! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 1 losses; Michel Teló!
The judges for this bout are Matti Vanhoillinen, Arvi Lind and Marco Blurström.


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

Fokin clinches up with Teló and pushes him back against the cage.

Teló is fighting off a takedown attempt but Fokin is just too persistent for him and manages to trip Teló to the mat. Teló regains guard as soon as the fighters hit the mat.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Fokin (2) vs (0) Teló
Teló keeping full guard, as Fokin tries to pass.
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.
Teló being controlled here, momentarily.
Fokin trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin advances position into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (5) vs (0) Teló
Fokin wants to control but Teló is keeping him busy.
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.
Teló struggling a bit here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Teló is being controlled here.
Fokin seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Teló for as long as he can get away with.
Fokin has knee on belly momentarily but Teló bucks him off and regains half guard.
Teló felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
Fokin looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Teló keeping hold of Fokin's head, controlling as best he can.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fokin controlling the pace.
We've been hearing good reports from Fokin's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Teló trying to control from the bottom.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to free his trapped foot but Teló is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Fokin with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Fokin wants to lay and pray for a moment but Teló keeps working.
Fokin is controlling the pace.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to mount his opponent but Teló defends it.
Fokin is taking a breather. Teló says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Teló is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Fokin seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Teló does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Fokin is just content to waste time from the top position. Teló takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.
Fokin wants to pass the guard but Teló is keeping the position.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to control but Teló is working from the bottom.
Teló keeping full guard, as Fokin tries to pass.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Teló is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Fokin stays in close to Teló's body and controls the position.
Fokin postures up.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Fokin sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Teló is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Teló trying to control the position here.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Teló is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Fokin is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Fokin sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Teló's guard.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Fokin content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.

Fokin seems to be looking for submissions.

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

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

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Teló is refusing to be controlled, as Fokin sits in half guard.
Fokin stalling.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

And that's the end of the fight!
Fokin takes the fight on points by 5 to 0.
A relieved looking Georgy Fokin thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.

 

Event: TWGC 19 (265+lbs, D1): Helsinki Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Nov 24, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Devon Smith (ranked 13318 p4p, 0 weight class) and Georgy Fokin (ranked 257 p4p, 0 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




186 cm
37 yrs
215 lbs



188 cm
38 yrs
212 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Devon Smith! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 5 wins and 2 losses; Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Arvi Lind, Anni Minnemäki and Johanna Lukiainen.


The fighters bow as they face eachother in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Fokin closes the distance and clinches.

Smith jumps guard and drags Fokin to the mat. He's obviously going to be looking for submissions off his back.
Fokin advances position into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Smith (0) vs (3) Fokin
Fokin controls the position from side control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Smith is trying to improve his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Smith wants to control but Fokin postures up.
Fokin wants to control but Smith is keeping him busy.
Smith prevents Fokin from moving into mount.
Smith is looking to reverse the position.
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.
Smith has one of Fokin's arms on lockdown, trying to prevent him from doing any damage.
Smith is trying to escape the position but Fokin is controlling the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Smith is looking to reverse the position.

Fokin is working for what looks like an arm triangle here. Smith is trying to escape and Fokin transitions quickly into an armbar! He's slapped it on tight and Smith is forced to tap! Nice work there by Fokin! Very nice indeed!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:37 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Georgy Fokin!
Georgy Fokin thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

Event: TWGC 18 (265lbs, D1): Finals - Round 1     
Date:   Sep 27, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Georgy Fokin (ranked 222 p4p, 0 weight class) and Andrey Lapis (ranked 4070 p4p, 0 weight class). Lapis is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Once Solemn . Georgy Fokin had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business




188 cm
38 yrs
212 lbs



178 cm
36 yrs
185 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 5 wins and 1 losses; Georgy Fokin! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 0 losses; Andrey Lapis!
The judges for this bout are Robert Douchet, William Peck and Trevor Gratis.


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

Lapis has closed the distance and engaged Fokin in a clinch.

Fokin gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Fokin (2) vs (0) Lapis
Fokin tries to pass to full mount but Lapis defends it.
Fokin prevents Lapis from improving his position.
Lapis is still trying to improve position.
Lapis is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Fokin's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Fokin's back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Fokin (2) vs (4) Lapis
Fokin has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Lapis looking for the choke but no joy.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Fokin defending nicely against the rear naked choke attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lapis is hanging on to Fokin's back as he tries to escape.

Lapis looking for the choke from the back.
Fokin breaks Lapis's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (4) vs (4) Lapis

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

Lapis throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Fokin looking to pass the guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lapis pulls Fokin in close to prevent any damage.
Lapis wants to sweep here but Fokin controlling him for the moment.

Lapis looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Lapis controls Fokin momentarily but Fokin frees himself.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin passes Lapis's left leg - he's now in half guard.

Lapis is defending against the submission attempts here by Fokin.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Fokin trying to control the pace.
Fokin prevents Lapis from improving his position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Fokin is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Lapis doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Fokin.
Lapis wants to improve his position but Fokin is controlling well.
Fokin wants to lay and pray for a moment but Lapis keeps working.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Lapis is trying to get back to full guard.
Lapis is refusing to be controlled, as Fokin sits in half guard.
Fokin is taking a breather. Lapis says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Lapis is looking to improve his position.
Fokin is pressing down on Lapis's thigh, looking to free his foot. Lapis is holding on for now.

Lapis actively working from the bottom here.
Lapis trying to control here.
Fokin prevents Lapis from improving his position.
Lapis is refusing to be controlled, as Fokin sits in half guard.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.

Lapis is working on a guillotine. He's managed to get to full guard and he's really squeezing tight! Fokin is tapping! Great win for Lapis!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 7:14 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Andrey Lapis!
Andrey Lapis seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.

 

Event: TWGC 18 (265lbs, D1): Sydney Qualifier - Round 2     
Date:   Sep 19, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Georgy Fokin (ranked 213 p4p, 0 weight class) and Richard Kuklinski (ranked 3271 p4p, 0 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




188 cm
38 yrs
212 lbs



196 cm
40 yrs
288 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 1 losses; Georgy Fokin! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 21 wins and 4 losses; Richard Kuklinski!
The judges for this bout are Darius Henderson, Hugh Johnson and Ron Honeybunn.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Kuklinski gets tackled into the cage by Fokin. Fokin maintains the clinch.

Fokin works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Fokin (2) vs (0) Kuklinski
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.

Kuklinski looking for a guillotine here but Fokin defends easily.
We've been hearing good reports from Fokin's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

Fokin got a little sloppy there for a moment and Kuklinski has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Fokin has managed to get both his arms back between Kuklinski's legs - danger averted.
Kuklinski pulls Fokin in to control the position.
Fokin is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kuklinski bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Fokin's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (2) vs (2) Kuklinski
Kuklinski slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Kuklinski trying to control but Fokin is working from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kuklinski stopping the sweep attempt from Fokin.
Kuklinski trying to control the position from guard on top but Fokin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Kuklinski has gone for a leg lock! Fokin slips out almost immediately though and dives into Kuklinski's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (4) vs (2) Kuklinski
Fokin is stalling in the full guard.

Kuklinski throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Fokin escapes and throws Kuklinski's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (7) vs (2) Kuklinski
Kuklinski tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Fokin wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to control the action but Kuklinski is working from the bottom.
Kuklinski is being controlled here.
Kuklinski wants to control but Fokin postures up.
Kuklinski tries to buck Fokin off but Fokin is having none of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin controls the position.
Kuklinski gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Kuklinski works his way to full guard. Good work.
Kuklinski wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Fokin is now in half guard.
Kuklinski is looking to improve his position.
Kuklinski is staying active underneath Fokin, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Fokin in particular looking to stall.
Fokin trying to control from half guard but Kuklinski is working away.
Kuklinski is trying to get back to full guard.
Kuklinski is refusing to be controlled, as Fokin sits in half guard.
Kuklinski won't allow Fokin to pass to mount.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Kuklinski trying to get back to full guard but Fokin takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (10) vs (2) Kuklinski
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kuklinski really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Kuklinski is trying to escape the mount but Fokin keeps good control and instead manages to take Kuklinski's back.
Score +3 for taking back: Fokin (13) vs (2) Kuklinski
Kuklinski manages to reverse the position and now he's in Fokin's guard. Nice work there by Kuklinski.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (13) vs (4) Kuklinski
Kuklinski advances position into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (13) vs (7) Kuklinski
Kuklinski trying to control the position but Fokin is working away.
Fokin is trying to get back to half guard.

That's six minutes gone in the round.

Kuklinski working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Fokin is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Kuklinski trying to pass the guard but Fokin defending well.
Kuklinski prevents Fokin from improving his position.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to control but Kuklinski is keeping busy.

Kuklinski is looking for a kimura but Fokin is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Kuklinski to get the leverage.
Kuklinski looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Kuklinski is trying to control. Fokin wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

Fokin actively working from the bottom here.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Fokin works his way to full guard. Good work.
Kuklinski trying to control but Fokin is working from the bottom.
Kuklinski trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Fokin is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (15) vs (7) Kuklinski
Fokin prevents Kuklinski from improving his position.
Kuklinski is still trying to improve position.

Kuklinski is trying to control Fokin's posture. Fokin takes advantage of the lull and advances to side control. He also appears to have an arm triangle here! Uh oh, big trouble for Kuklinski! Fokin is rotating here... this could be the end... Kuklinski is out! Fokin has ended this one emphatically! Great submission!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 9:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Arm Triangle). Georgy Fokin!
Our winner, Georgy Fokin, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.

 

Event: TWGC 18 (265lbs, D1): Sydney Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Sep 18, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Georgy Fokin (ranked 213 p4p, 0 weight class) and Simo Hayha (ranked 4036 p4p, 539 weight class). Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the prize buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!




188 cm
38 yrs
212 lbs



184 cm
34 yrs
222 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 1 losses; Georgy Fokin! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Tokyo, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Simo Hayha!
The judges for this bout are Donatello Bradman, Darius Henderson and John Mangel.


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

Hayha rushes Fokin and presses him up against the cage.

Fokin turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
Score +4 for clean takedown past guard: Fokin (4) vs (0) Hayha
Hayha tries to improve position but can't.
Fokin definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Fokin trying to control the action but Hayha is working from the bottom.
Hayha tries to bench press Fokin off him but Fokin keeps the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Hayha manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (4) vs (2) Hayha
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hayha slows the pace down in half guard.
Fokin is positioning himself well to prevent Hayha advancing to mount.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Hayha is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Fokin is just riding it out for now. Hayha eventually gives up the hold.
Hayha perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Fokin is looking to get back to full guard here but Hayha has managed to pass to side control instead.
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (4) vs (5) Hayha
Hayha controlling the position from side mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Hayha is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Fokin knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Fokin is looking for a sweep.
You can see the frustration on Fokin's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Fokin tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Hayha wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Hayha wants to lay and pray for a moment but Fokin keeps working.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hayha happy to just control the position for now.

Hayha is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Fokin is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Fokin tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Hayha wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Fokin wants to control but Hayha postures up.
Hayha wants to lay and pray for a moment but Fokin keeps working.
Hayha is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin can't do much from the bottom here.
Hayha trying to control the position but Fokin is working away.

Hayha wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Fokin, who protects the arm well.
You can see the frustration on Fokin's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Fokin tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Hayha wants to lay and pray for a moment but Fokin keeps working.
Hayha controls the position from side control.
Hayha's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Hayha trying to control the action but Fokin is working from the bottom.
Fokin tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Hayha taking a breather here.
Fokin is looking for a sweep.
Hayha trying to control the action but Fokin is working from the bottom.
Hayha controls the position.
Fokin is looking for a sweep.

Hayha thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Fokin tries to improve position but can't.
Fokin is not content to let Hayha control the position.
Fokin is trying to get back to half guard.
Hayha wants to lay and pray for a moment but Fokin keeps working.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Hayha working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.

Fokin looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Hayha is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Hayha tries to pass the half guard into mount. Fokin knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Fokin is looking to control Hayha's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Fokin avoid being mounted?
Fokin wants to improve his position but Hayha is controlling well.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Hayha wants to take a breather but Fokin is having none of it.
Hayha tries to pass to full mount but Fokin defends it.
Fokin is trying to get back to full guard.
Hayha perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fokin is trying to control but can't.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.

Hayha is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Hayha in particular looking to stall.
Hayha trying to mount his opponent but Fokin defends it.
Hayha trying to control the action but Fokin is working from the bottom.
Hayha content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Hayha is trying to control the action in half guard but Fokin is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is looking to control Hayha's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Fokin avoid being mounted?
Hayha performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Fokin is staying active underneath Hayha, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to control from the bottom.
Fokin is looking for a sweep. Hayha is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Fokin manages to get to full guard.
Hayha content to stall in guard here.
Hayha wants to control from the top but Fokin keeps moving.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Fokin manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Hayha manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (6) vs (5) Hayha

Hayha working for a triangle but Fokin defends it easily.

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

And that's the end of the fight!
Fokin takes the fight on points by 6 to 5.
A very excited looking Georgy Fokin made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.

 

Event: TWGC 15 (265+lbs, D1): Finals - Round 2     
Date:   Mar 14, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Sharky Shark. Shark has chosen Stand My Ground as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




188 cm
35 yrs
212 lbs



197 cm
32 yrs
217 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 0 losses; Georgy Fokin! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 0 losses; Sharky Shark!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Aafke Stam and Saam Ante.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
Fokin tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Shark manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

Shark tries to keep at a distance but Fokin has taken the fight into the clinch.
Fokin prevents a takedown attempt there.
Fokin is trying to drag Shark to the mat but Shark just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Shark wants a takedown.
Fokin goes for a takedown attempt but Shark pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Fokin wants to take the fight to the mat but Shark manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Georgy Fokin. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shark prevents a takedown attempt there.
Fokin definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Fokin is looking for a takedown.
Fokin goes for a takedown attempt but Shark pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.

Fokin takes the fight into the clinch.
Shark is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Fokin is defending well.
Fokin can't get the takedown.
Fokin goes for a takedown attempt but Shark pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Shark displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Fokin.

Shark gets a clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Shark is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Fokin is defending well.
Fokin is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Shark gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Fokin is working for takedown but Shark is calmly controlling the position for now.
Shark prevents the takedown attempt.
Shark is pressed up against the cage. Fokin has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Shark down to the mat. Shark avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.

Fokin drives through and clinches with Shark against the cage.

Fokin is trying to trip Shark. He has hold of a leg but Shark is hopping around, keeping his balance for the moment. Fokin persists though and gets the takedown into guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Fokin (2) vs (0) Shark
Shark has control of Fokin's left arm, preventing Fokin from doing any damage.
Fokin passes Shark's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Fokin is trying to advance to mount but he's lost his balance and Shark reverses the position - he's now on top in Fokin's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (2) vs (2) Shark
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shark pushing down on Fokin's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Fokin wants to improve his position but Shark is controlling well.
Shark controlling the pace.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fokin wants to get back to full guard.
Fokin wants to control but Shark is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are battling for position here. Fokin manages to regain full guard. Nice work.

Fokin looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Shark passes into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (2) vs (5) Shark
Fokin is looking to reverse the position.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here as Shark stalls from top position.
Fokin is trying to control Shark's posture but Shark avoids it.
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That's six minutes gone in the round.
You can see the frustration on Fokin's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Fokin tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Shark controls the position from side control.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Fokin gets back to half guard.
Well, if Shark is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Fokin tries to roll over but Shark keeps him under control.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Fokin gets full guard.
Shark is fighting to break Fokin's control of his arms but Fokin is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Shark is stalling in the full guard.
Fokin pulls Shark in close to prevent any damage.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Shark postures up.
Shark trying to control the position from guard on top but Fokin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Shark stopping the sweep attempt from Fokin.
Fokin looking to control.
Fokin wants to hit a switch here but Shark passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Fokin there!
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (2) vs (8) Shark
Fokin is working to get back to half guard.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is working hard here to advance position.
Shark tries to control but Fokin wriggling away.
Shark controlling the pace for now.
Fokin keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Shark looking to control and managing it successfully.
Shark is trying to take his opponent's back.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Fokin reaches up to try and control the position but Shark seems to have an arm triangle now! Uh oh! Fokin rolls and tries to escape and now Shark has his back!
Score +3 for taking back: Fokin (2) vs (11) Shark
What can Fokin do to escape this position? He's going to have to figure it out pretty quick if he wants to stay in the fight!
Shark avoiding Fokin 's attempts to control his hands.
Shark controlling well, preventing Fokin from escaping the position.
Fokin rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to control from the bottom.

Fokin looking for submissions off his back.
Fokin tries to get to full guard but Shark has control of the leg.
Fokin trying to control here.
Fokin trying to get back to full guard but Shark takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (2) vs (14) Shark

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to control but Shark is having none of it.
Fokin looking to escape from mount but he's given up his back!
Score +3 for taking back: Fokin (2) vs (17) Shark
Fokin tries to break free.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Good control from Shark.

And that's the end of the fight!
Shark wins on points by 17 to 2.
An out of breath Sharky Shark thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.

 

Event: TWGC 15 (265+lbs, D1): Finals - Round 1     
Date:   Mar 13, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Mr Steel Penn. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.




188 cm
35 yrs
212 lbs



190 cm
27 yrs
213 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 0 losses; Georgy Fokin! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Hilo, with a TWGC record of 6 wins and 2 losses; Mr Steel Penn!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Radbod Blank and Daniel Blasius.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Steel Penn closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Fokin did well to prevent Steel Penn getting side control.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Fokin (0) vs (2) Steel Penn
Fokin trying to hold on to Steel Penn's head to control him but Steel Penn postures up.
Fokin won't allow Steel Penn to pass to mount.
Steel Penn controlling the action here.
Steel Penn's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin is looking for a sweep. Steel Penn is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Fokin holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steel Penn is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Steel Penn is looking to advance position but Fokin won't allow it.
Fokin is not content to let Steel Penn control the position.
Steel Penn is just content to waste time from the top position. Fokin takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.
Fokin is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Steel Penn trying to control the position from guard on top but Fokin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.
Steel Penn looking to sit in guard and control but Fokin gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (2) vs (2) Steel Penn

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Steel Penn is trying to keep Fokin in close.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Steel Penn is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Steel Penn looking to hit a scissor sweep but Fokin is one step ahead there.
Fokin is looking to pass into half guard but Steel Penn pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Steel Penn is in guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (2) vs (4) Steel Penn

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (4) vs (4) Steel Penn
Steel Penn being controlled here, momentarily.
Fokin looking to pass the guard.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Steel Penn is trying to control the position but Fokin postures up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Steel Penn looking to hit a scissor sweep but Fokin is one step ahead there.
Fokin stays in close to Steel Penn's body and controls the position.
Fokin passes Steel Penn's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Fokin trying to control from half guard but Steel Penn is working away.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fokin is looking to stall here but Steel Penn recovers full guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Fokin sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Steel Penn looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Steel Penn is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin tries to free his leg and advance position but Steel Penn is retaining full guard.

Fokin is holding a leg here, probably looking for an ankle lock - he drops back and goes for it! Steel Penn is in trouble! Is it all over??? No! Steel Penn has escaped and now he's on top!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (4) vs (6) Steel Penn

That's six minutes gone in the round.

Fokin is looking for a triangle but Steel Penn pushes his legs off easily.
Fokin is pulling down on Steel Penn's head to control his posture.
Fokin wants to sweep here but Steel Penn controlling him for the moment.
Steel Penn controlling from the top position.
My spies in ICON TOP TEAM inform me that Steel Penn has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Fokin keeping moving, preventing Steel Penn from controlling successfully.
Steel Penn slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Steel Penn trying to control the position from guard on top but Fokin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (6) vs (6) Steel Penn
Fokin seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Steel Penn does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Fokin takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Fokin prevents Steel Penn from improving his position.

Fokin is working for a submission of some sort.
Fokin trying to control from half guard but Steel Penn is working away.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Steel Penn keeping hold of Fokin's head, controlling as best he can.
Steel Penn wants to control but Fokin is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Fokin seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Steel Penn is trying to maintain the position but Fokin is very close to passing his half guard.

Fokin is working for a kimura but Steel Penn is defending it quite comfortably.
Steel Penn is trying to get back to full guard.
Steel Penn slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Steel Penn controls Fokin momentarily but Fokin frees himself.
Fokin wants to control from the top but Steel Penn keeps moving.
Steel Penn manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Fokin manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (6) vs (8) Steel Penn
Steel Penn tries to free his leg and advance position but Fokin is retaining full guard.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Fokin looking to control.
Steel Penn is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Fokin is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Fokin (8) vs (8) Steel Penn
Well,Fokin is on his way to losing a decision here. Can he use his experience to pull something off in the closing minutes?
Steel Penn tries to roll over but Fokin keeps him under control.
Steel Penn trying to get back to full guard but Fokin takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Fokin (11) vs (8) Steel Penn
Steel Penn is desperately trying to improve his position but Fokin has a good base and remains in mount.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Steel Penn is squirming around, avoiding Fokin's attempts to control the action.
Steel Penn manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Fokin working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Steel Penn's thigh. Steel Penn counters though and makes it back to full guard.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Steel Penn controls Fokin momentarily but Fokin frees himself.
Fokin is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Fokin pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Steel Penn is keeping the position for now.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Fokin trying to control but Steel Penn is working from the bottom.

And that's the end of the fight!
Fokin takes the fight on points by 11 to 8.
An out of breath Georgy Fokin thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.

 

Event: TWGC 15 (265+lbs, D1): Tokyo Qualifier - Round 2     
Date:   Mar 05, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Ichabod Crane and Georgy Fokin. Crane comes to the cage accompanied by Broken Bones - Decapitated. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.




200 cm
32 yrs
241 lbs



188 cm
35 yrs
212 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Montreal, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 1 losses; Ichabod Crane! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 0 losses; Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Taro Takaoka, Yukihiro Shimada and Shigeki Sano.


The fighters bow as they face eachother in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Fokin has taken the fight to the clinch.

Crane has dropped down and is working for a takedown. Fokin is trying to keep an underhook but Crane manages to get the takedown into half guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Crane (2) vs (0) Fokin
Fokin wants to improve his position but Crane is controlling well.
Crane will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Crane is stalling here. Fokin is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Crane seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Fokin has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Crane (2) vs (4) Fokin
Crane is looking to reverse the position.
Crane is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Fokin's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Fokin looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
My spies in Gym Beam inform me that Fokin has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Crane is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin is trying to control. Crane wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Crane controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Fokin is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Fokin passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Crane!
Score +3 for passing guard: Crane (2) vs (7) Fokin
We've been hearing good reports from Crane's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Crane prevents Fokin from taking his back.
Fokin wants to control the pace but Crane is squirming around nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Crane working to try and regain half guard.
Crane tries to hold on but Fokin postures up.
Crane bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Crane (4) vs (7) Fokin
Fokin looking to hit a scissor sweep but Crane is one step ahead there.
Crane trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Fokin controlling Crane's posture.
Crane advances position into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Crane (7) vs (7) Fokin
Fokin trying to remain calm as Crane controls from the top position.
Fokin is looking for a sweep.
Crane controlling the position from side mount.
Crane wants to lay and pray for a moment but Fokin keeps working.
Crane tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Crane trying to control the action but Fokin is working from the bottom.
Fokin is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Fokin wants to control but Crane postures up.
Crane tries to advance to mount but Fokin denies him.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Crane passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Fokin!
Score +2 for reaching mount: Crane (9) vs (7) Fokin
Crane trying to control but Fokin is having none of it.
Crane tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Crane is trying to take his opponent's back.
Crane controlling the position easily from mount.
Crane tries to control but Fokin wriggling away.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to control but Crane is having none of it.
Crane tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Fokin tries to hold on but Crane pushes him away.

Crane is looking to secure an arm. He's managed it! He's pivoting for an armbar - that looks tight! But Fokin has managed to get out of it and now he's in a dominant position. Nice work from Fokin!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Crane (9) vs (9) Fokin
Fokin looking to pass the guard.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Fokin stopping the sweep attempt from Crane.
Fokin looking to sit in guard and control but Crane gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Crane (11) vs (9) Fokin
Fokin not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Fokin keeping moving, preventing Crane from controlling successfully.
Crane trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Crane trying to control but Fokin is working from the bottom.
Crane pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Fokin is keeping the position for now.

Fokin throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Crane trying to control but Fokin is working from the bottom.
Crane postures up.
Crane trying to control but Fokin is working from the bottom.
Crane is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Fokin is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Fokin has control of Crane's left arm, preventing Crane from doing any damage.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.

Fokin looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Fokin keeping full guard, as Crane tries to pass.
Crane trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Fokin manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Crane (11) vs (11) Fokin
Fokin tries to free his leg and advance position but Crane is retaining full guard.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Crane is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

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

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Crane wants to hit a switch here but Fokin passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Crane there!
Score +3 for passing guard: Crane (11) vs (14) Fokin
Fokin avoids the attempt from Crane to control.
Crane is wriggling around trying to escape.
Crane is working hard here to advance position.
Crane tries to hold on but Fokin pushes him away.
Crane is looking to improve his position but Fokin isn't that keen on the idea.
Crane slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Crane is not content to let Fokin control the position.
Crane is looking to control Fokin's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Crane avoid being mounted?
Crane manages to get to full guard.
Crane pulls Fokin in close to his closed guard and prevents Fokin from doing any damage or advancing position.
Crane tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Fokin's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Crane trying to control the position here.
Crane controls Fokin momentarily but Fokin frees himself.
Crane pulls Fokin in close to his closed guard and prevents Fokin from doing any damage or advancing position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fokin stands and throws Crane's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Crane (11) vs (17) Fokin

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Crane is looking to reverse the position.
Fokin is looking to take a break and control but Crane is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Crane is trying to get back to half guard.
Fokin trying to control the position but Crane is working away.
Crane struggling a bit here.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to control the position but Crane is working away.

Fokin is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Crane has escaped the position, nice work there.
Crane can't do much from the bottom here.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

And that's the end of the fight!
Fokin wins on points by 17 to 11.
Georgy Fokin thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

Event: TWGC 15 (265+lbs, D1): Tokyo Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Mar 04, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Leonel Gatti and Georgy Fokin. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.




199 cm
38 yrs
261 lbs



188 cm
35 yrs
212 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Leonel Gatti! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Yuuki Gou, Shigeki Fujiwara and Ren Mimura.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Fokin forces Gatti back against the cage and clinches.

Fokin has Gatti pressed up against the cage. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Fokin pulls back from the cage and twists to the side, sending Gatti tumbling to the mat - Fokin dives into Gatti's guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Gatti (0) vs (2) Fokin
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Gatti had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Fokin defends it easily.
My spies in Gym Beam inform me that Fokin has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Gatti looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Fokin pushes down on Gatti's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Gatti is refusing to be controlled, as Fokin sits in half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatti is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Fokin's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Fokin's back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Gatti (4) vs (2) Fokin

Gatti patiently working for the choke. Which fighter will keep their nerve here?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatti avoiding Fokin 's attempts to control his hands.

Gatti is remaining active here, looking for the choke. The more discerning members of the crowd will appreciate his efforts.
Fokin trying to control the hands but Gatti breaks the grip.
Fokin is trying to avoid being dragged into an even worse position than he's already in but Gatti is staying active.
A lull in the action here.
Fokin tries to roll but Gatti sticks to his back.
Fokin keeps trying to improve his position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatti struggling to keep hold of the position.
Gatti has the hooks in. Fokin is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.
Gatti is looking to control Fokin but Fokin is wriggling around and keeping busy.
Gatti avoiding Fokin 's attempts to control his hands.
Fokin can't escape the position.
Fokin is still trying to improve position.
Gatti trying to control momentarily.

Gatti is working for the rear naked choke. He has one arm under the chin but Fokin has hold of the other arm. A bit of a stalemate here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin tries to break free.
Gatti is riding his opponent, not letting Fokin buck him off.
Gatti avoiding Fokin 's attempts to control his hands.
What can Fokin do to escape this position? He's going to have to figure it out pretty quick if he wants to stay in the fight!

Gatti tightening his grip on Fokin, looking for the choke.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Fokin showing good submission defense here.
Gatti just keeping the dominant position. He can't wait too long though, otherwise the referee will stand them back up.
Fokin trying to control but not successfully.
Fokin might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Gatti haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Fokin breaks Gatti's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatti (4) vs (4) Fokin
Gatti is trying to control the position but Fokin postures up.

Fokin has gone for a leg lock! Gatti slips out almost immediately though and dives into Fokin's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatti (6) vs (4) Fokin
Gatti stopping the sweep attempt from Fokin.
Gatti trying to control the position from guard on top but Fokin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Gatti is pushing down on Fokin's leg trying to pass to half guard. Fokin is fighting to maintain full guard but Gatti has managed to sneak the leg through.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Gatti is figuring out what he wants to do next.

Gatti seems to be looking for submissions.
Gatti will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Fokin tries to get to full guard but Gatti has control of the leg.
Fokin wants to control but Gatti is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Gatti wants to take a breather but Fokin is having none of it.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Gatti is thwarting Fokin's attempts to control the position.
Fokin tries to get to full guard but Gatti has control of the leg.
Gatti wants to control but Fokin is keeping him busy.
Fokin gets back to full guard.
Fokin is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Fokin trying to control the position here.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Gatti controlling from the top position.
Fokin looking to control.
Fokin wants to sweep but no luck.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Fokin keeping moving, preventing Gatti from controlling successfully.
Gatti tries to free his leg and advance position but Fokin is retaining full guard.
Fokin looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Fokin controlling Gatti's posture.
Gatti looking to pass the guard.
Fokin not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Gatti wants to control from the top but Fokin keeps moving.
Gatti passes Fokin's left leg - he's now in half guard.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to get back to full guard.
Gatti is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Fokin tries to get to full guard but Gatti has control of the leg.
Gatti tries to pass to full mount but Fokin defends it.
Fokin is refusing to be controlled, as Gatti sits in half guard.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Fokin tries to roll over but Gatti keeps him under control.
Gatti trying to control the action but Fokin is working from the bottom.
Fokin is looking to control Gatti's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Fokin avoid being mounted?
Gatti is keen to just control but Fokin is a slippery customer.
The fighters are battling for position here. Fokin manages to regain full guard. Nice work.

Fokin is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Gatti is looking to advance position but Fokin has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Gatti (6) vs (8) Fokin

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to control but Gatti is having none of it.
Gatti is in all sorts of trouble here.
Gatti tries to hold on but Fokin pushes him away.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to control the pace but Gatti is squirming around nicely.
Fokin avoids the attempt from Gatti to control.
Gatti regains half guard.
Gatti keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Gatti trying to get back to full guard but Fokin takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Gatti (6) vs (11) Fokin
Fokin is dominating on the ground here - he's now on his opponent's back, looking to sink in the hooks. Gatti is in real trouble.
Score +3 for taking back: Gatti (6) vs (14) Fokin

Fokin working for the choke.

Fokin looking for the choke but no joy.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Gatti is defending well here and trying to improve his position.

And that's the end of the fight!
Fokin wins on points by 14 to 6.
Our winner, Georgy Fokin, 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.
Leonel Gatti spoke after the fight, saying 'Congratulations to the winner. I tried my best. Some days things don't work out. '.

 

Event: CFC 414     
Date:   Dec 24, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Jiu Jitsu. 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.

188 cm
34
212 lbs
29 - 13 - 0
183 cm
29
214 lbs
23 - 12 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

Hellbent
Conviction

Urban Fighter
KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Jiu Jitsu!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Yamamoto, Sosuke Kotani and Kenichi Hosakawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fokin misses with a hook. Jitsu ducked under it nicely.

Jitsu closes the distance and pushes Fokin back into the cage.

Jitsu has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Fokin clear over his head and slammed him to the mat!

Jitsu is looking for a choke. Fokin gets to his feet with his opponent on his back and slams him to the mat. Fokin manages to squirm out of the attempted choke and turns into his opponent's guard.

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

Jitsu working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Fokin has passed into half guard!
Jitsu tries to strike from the bottom but it doesn't land.

Jitsu is looking to regain full guard. He's left an arm up in the air though and Fokin has latched onto it... Big trouble! Fokin pivots for an armbar - it's in tight and it Jitsu is tapping in no time flat! Great counter grappling there from Fokin!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Georgy Fokin!
Our winner, Georgy Fokin, 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.
S C
A
G S C
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
67%

 

Event: CFC 412     
Date:   Dec 07, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Kim Jong Un. Jong Un has chosen Aegukka as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

188 cm
34
212 lbs
29 - 12 - 0
186 cm
26
207 lbs
20 - 6 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250
Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 160$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Kim Jong Un!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jong Un misses with a body shot
and Fokin counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Fokin has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Un.
Jong Un throws a right and a left that both miss.
Jong Un just misses with a punch to the body.
Fokin slips a straight right by Jong Un.
Jong Un punishes Fokin's body with a nice straight punch.
Jong Un displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Fokin.
Jong Un dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The fighters circle momentarily. Fokin darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Fokin crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Jong Un - the referee stops the clock and Fokin gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Jong Un. Fokin manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Jong Un throws a leg kick which misses Fokin's front leg but catches the back leg as Fokin tries to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Un scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Fokin fails with an attempt to clinch.
Jong Un getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Jong Un throws a series of punches but Fokin moves out of range.
Fokin lands a nice shot to the body.
Jong Un slips a jab from Fokin.
Fokin lands with a cross.
A good leg kick by Jong Un.
Jong Un swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
It looked like Fokin wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jong Un scores with a shot to the body.
Jong Un throws a hook but Fokin avoids it easily.
Jong Un throws a body punch but Fokin moves out of range.
Jong Un is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Fokin rather than just go for the knockout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Un takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A jab from Fokin misses.
Jong Un ducks right into an uppercut from Fokin.
Fokin takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Fokin lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Jong Un at a distance.
Jong Un throws a big shot that misses.
Jong Un ducks under a wild hook from Fokin.
Jong Un looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Jong Un throws a hook to the side of Fokin's head but Fokin sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Fokin tries to clinch but Jong Un moves out of range.
Jong Un misses with a straight left.
Fokin shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Jong Un lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin jabs at Jong Un's body.
Fokin jabs Jong Un right on the nose. Jong Un blinks but takes it well.
Kim Jong Un is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Jong Un misses with a straight right.
A big right from Fokin misses.
Jong Un is looking for the big counter here.
Jong Un defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Fokin.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Georgy Fokin. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Nice takedown defense from Jong Un. No joy for Fokin on that attempt.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Un.
Jong Un throws a right hand that misses
and Fokin counters with a low kick, right behind Jong Un 's knee.
Jong Un has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Jong Un there as he acknowledges the shot.
Fokin looks to land a left hand but Jong Un moved out of range nicely.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fokin misses with a lunging right hand
and Jong Un counters with a stiff right hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fokin shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Fokin is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Fokin throws a big shot that misses.
Fokin tries to move into range but Jong Un moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Fokin swings widly with a right hand
and Jong Un connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jong Un avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Jong Un fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Jong Un's jab looks to have found its range, popping Fokin under the eye.
Jong Un fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Jong Un chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Fokin moves forwards but Jong Un connects with a nice, crisp jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jong Un throws a push kick but Fokin slaps the foot to one side.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Fokin might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Fokin avoids the body shot from Jong Un.
Jong Un has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Jong Un connects with a high kick.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
Fokin shoots in looking for a takedown but Jong Un manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Fokin's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
A little jabbing left from Jong Un on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Jong Un misses with a hook
and Fokin counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A low kick from Fokin is predictable there
and Jong Un counters with a good, hard body kick but Fokin shrugs it off.
Jong Un takes a swing at Fokin's ribcage but misses.
Fokin throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Un fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Fokin looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Jong Un connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Fokin throws a right hand that misses
and Jong Un makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Nice defenses there by Jong Un.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin connects with a body shot.
Kim Jong Un seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Jong Un is just out of range.
Jong Un misses with a low kick as Fokin jumps back.
Jong Un connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Jong Un scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Jong Un misses with a wild body shot.
Jong Un moves away from the strike by Fokin.
Jong Un moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Jong Un throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Fokin's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Jong Un connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Fokin scrambles back to his feet.
Fokin misses with a jab to the body
and Jong Un cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fokin throws a predictable looking body shot
and Jong Un counters with a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Un throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
It looked like Fokin wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Fokin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Jong Un can pounce on him.
Jong Un ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Fokin is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Some bone on bone action there as Fokin checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Fokin throws a big shot that misses.
Fokin tests Jong Un's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Jong Un throws a hook to the side of Fokin's head but Fokin sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Jab, jab by Jong Un - just one landing.
Fokin throws a right and a left that both miss.
Jong Un lands a nice looking kick to the body. Fokin takes a step back to recover.
Fokin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Un.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin misses with a lunging right hand
and Jong Un counters with a left to the body.
Jong Un throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jong Un throws a big shot that misses.
Jong Un cracks a nice hook into Fokin's ribs.
Jong Un thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jong Un bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Fokin's head backwards.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Jong Un.
Jong Un scores with a jab to the jaw.
Fokin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fokin throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Un's shoulder, as Jong Un tries to avoid the shot.
Jong Un tries a low kick but Fokin avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good leg kick by Jong Un there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Jong Un throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Jong Un's waist but Jong Un gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Fokin off to one side.
No joy there for Jong Un, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Fokin throwing a counter right hand but Jong Un manages to avoid it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jong Un throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Jong Un is just out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from Fokin misses the target.
The fighters circle momentarily. Jong Un darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Fokin bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Jong Un's head.
Fokin on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Jong Un looks to land a left hand but Fokin moved out of range nicely.
Jong Un throws a body kick that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Un showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Jong Un uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Fokin has time to react.

Fokin scores with a takedown into Jong Un's guard.

Jong Un has his feet on Fokin's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
A telegraphed right hand from Fokin misses the target.
Jong Un steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Fokin checks the leg kick.
It looked like Fokin was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Jong Un.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fokin. Jong Un does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Un replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Fokin blocks it well.
Jong Un tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Fokin was well out of range. Poor timing from Jong Un.
Fokin looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Fokin lands a really nice looking cross but Jong Un seems unphased.
Fokin lands a jab to Jong Un's midsection.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jab, jab by Fokin - just one landing.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin misses with a jab to the body
and Jong Un connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jong Un checks the leg kick.
Fokin moves out of range of the body kick from Jong Un.
Jong Un fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Fokin takes a swing at Jong Un's ribcage but misses.
Jong Un swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Fokin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Un moves away.
Jong Un throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fokin is looking to clinch but Jong Un is avoiding it.
Jong Un pivots, looking for a leg kick but Fokin is out of range and Jong Un settles back down.
An attempted straight right counter from Fokin misses the target.
Fokin cracks Jong Un with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Georgy Fokin has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Un throws a good cross that connects.
Jong Un lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Fokin throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Un's shoulder, as Jong Un tries to avoid the shot.
Jong Un moves forwards but Fokin connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Jong Un appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jong Un avoids the body shot from Fokin.

Fokin shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Fokin pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Jong Un is keeping the position for now.
Jong Un keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin throws a strike but Jong Un rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Fokin is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Jong Un is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Jong Un must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Jong Un trying to control but Fokin is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Fokin not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Jong Un looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Jong Un's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Fokin keeping moving, preventing Jong Un from controlling successfully.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Jong Un lands a right hook to the body.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 27:30
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:30
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kim Jong Un!

In his post fight interview, Kim Jong Un gave a big smile as he said 'It doesn't feel right beating alliance mates. I love you.'.
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RATING
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Event: CFC 409     
Date:   Nov 18, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Rastaphan Dominatrix. Dominatrix is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: "Trenches" by Pop Evil. 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.

188 cm
34
212 lbs
28 - 12 - 0
190 cm
34
215 lbs
29 - 13 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Conviction
MayheM sportswear

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Rastaphan Dominatrix!
The judges for this bout are Alec Ball, Elvis Blanc and Dillan Fox.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dominatrix throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A counter left hand to the body from Fokin misses its target.
Dominatrix takes a swing at Fokin's ribcage but misses.
Dominatrix fails with a takedown attempt.
A telegraphed right hand from Dominatrix misses the target.
A telegraphed right hand from Dominatrix misses the target.
Dominatrix misses with a looping right.
Fokin swings for the body but Dominatrix moves out of range.
Good shot there by Fokin.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Fokin closes the distance and clinches.
Fokin misses with a short punch on the inside.
Dominatrix blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Fokin throws a head punch that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Fokin has a couple of punches blocked by Dominatrix.
Fokin pressing his opponent against the cage.
Dominatrix effectively controlling the action here.
Dominatrix avoiding damage.
The crowd are getting on Dominatrix's back here. They're not happy about his lack of aggression in the clinch.
Fokin just leaning against Dominatrix, taking a breather.
Fokin lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

It looks like Rastaphan Dominatrix has been cut.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Fokin.
Fokin tries to work over Dominatrix's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Fokin content to slow the pace in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fokin struggles to land a body shot inside as Dominatrix controls his hands.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Dominatrix.
Dominatrix blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Fokin tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Dominatrix blocking some punches.

Fokin manages to break the clinch.
Dominatrix punishes Fokin's body with a nice straight punch.
Fokin smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Dominatrix shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Fokin eats them both and turns towards Dominatrix to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
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!
Dominatrix has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Fokin finds it's way round the side to connect with Dominatrix's head.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
Fokin misses with a body punch
and Dominatrix counters with a three punch combo that has Fokin backing up. Fokin nods at Dominatrix to acknowledge the strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice takedown defense from Fokin. No joy for Dominatrix on that attempt.
A big right from Fokin misses.
The fighters circling - Dominatrix throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Dominatrix misses with a left hand
and Fokin counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fokin misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Dominatrix counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Fokin throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Dominatrix on the side of the head.
Fokin lands with a right hand.
Dominatrix scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
A telegraphed right hand from Fokin misses the target.
Fokin lands with a right hand.

Fokin scores with a takedown into Dominatrix's guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Dominatrix keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.

Dominatrix working for a triangle but Fokin defends it easily.
Fokin stays in close to Dominatrix's body and controls the position.
Fokin stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Dominatrix swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Our spies down at at LOD: Ground Zero inform us that Dominatrix has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Dominatrix looking for a guillotine here but Fokin defends easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Fokin's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Dominatrix ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fokin moves away.
Dominatrix misses with a body punch
and Fokin counters with a straight right hand.
Fokin scores with a hook to the body. Dominatrix takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Fokin seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Fokin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Dominatrix.
Dominatrix misses with a right hand
and Fokin counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Fokin misses with a hook.
Dominatrix swings away with a body shot that misses
and Fokin counters with a stiff right hand.
Fokin moves out of range of the strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin throws a right hand that misses
and Dominatrix counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Fokin changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Dominatrix scores with a body shot.
Nice sprawl there from Fokin as Dominatrix shoots in.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dominatrix on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Fokin connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.

Fokin changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Dominatrix looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Fokin is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Dominatrix can do to turn this around?

Fokin swings around for an armbar but Dominatrix sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Fokin's guard.
Dominatrix won't allow Fokin to sweep him here.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Dominatrix trying to control the position from guard on top but Fokin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin wants to sweep but no luck.
Fokin looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Fokin keeping moving, preventing Dominatrix from controlling successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Fokin working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Dominatrix doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Dominatrix manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Dominatrix cracks Fokin with a solid left hand.
Fokin is trying to control the position but Dominatrix postures up.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Dominatrix preventing the sweep.
Dominatrix scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Fokin not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Fokin pulls Dominatrix in close to his closed guard and prevents Dominatrix from doing any damage or advancing position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dominatrix scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Fokin working a defensive guard but Dominatrix manages to pass into side control anyway.
Dominatrix working the ground and pound.
Fokin is looking to regain half guard here but Dominatrix keeps moving and retains side control.
Dominatrix working the body and head with strikes.
Fokin is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Dominatrix off and has taken his back!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin lands with a couple of good shots - one to the side of the head and one questionable shot that could be viewed as to the back of the head but the referee lets it go.
Dominatrix is covering up but some of the strikes from Fokin are getting through and doing damage.

Dominatrix preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Fokin.
Dominatrix has his hands over his head blocking the strikes from Fokin.
Fokin throwing sloppy strikes.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fokin trying to control momentarily.
Dominatrix trying to control the hands but Fokin breaks the grip.
Fokin is throwing punches to the body, looking to soften Dominatrix up.
Fokin keeps control of the position easily here as Dominatrix tries to buck him off.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin dominated that second round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Some wild striking there from Dominatrix.
Fokin tries to clinch up.
Dominatrix lands a slapping body shot.
Dominatrix misses with a lunging right hand
and Fokin counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That has opened up Rastaphan Dominatrix's cut even more.
Nice uppercut there from Fokin.
Dominatrix comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Fokin is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Dominatrix.
Fokin takes a swing at Dominatrix's ribcage but misses.
Dominatrix takes one on the button.
Dominatrix uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fokin.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dominatrix takes a swing at Fokin's ribcage but misses.
Dominatrix throws out a loose jab but Fokin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fokin lands with an overhand left.
Fokin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Fokin misses with a hook to the body
letting Dominatrix counter with a right hand.
Fokin lands with a good body shot.
Dominatrix throws a lazy right hand but Fokin sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Dominatrix. Fokin does a little dance to reset his feet.
Dominatrix's corner calls for a 1-2. Dominatrix obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Fokin shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Fokin scores with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
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 swing and a miss from Dominatrix.
Fokin swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Fokin keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Dominatrix.
Fokin moves out of range as Dominatrix strikes.
Fokin fires out a quick counter leg kick but Dominatrix just manages to avoid it.
Dominatrix walks into a stiff left hand from Fokin.
Dominatrix connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Fokin takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Fokin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Fokin punishes Dominatrix's body with a nice straight punch.
Dominatrix ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Dominatrix avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Georgy Fokin is winning the standup battle so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dominatrix waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Fokin.
Fokin fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Dominatrix on the side of the head.
Fokin lands with a shot to the body.
Dominatrix looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Fokin is fending him off so far but Dominatrix persists. Nope, Fokin circles away and we're back to standing.
Fokin is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Fokin wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Rastaphan Dominatrix has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Dominatrix fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Fokin slips a jab from Dominatrix.
Fokin throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Fokin throws out a powerful jab.

The cut above Rastaphan Dominatrix's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Dominatrix takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Fokin lands a nice looking body shot.
Fokin takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Dominatrix has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Fokin lands a jab to Dominatrix's midsection.

Fokin clinches.
Fokin throws a punch but it's blocked by Dominatrix.
Fokin misses with a short punch on the inside.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
A short right from Fokin.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Alec Ball scores the fight 30:27
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 30:27
Judge Dillan Fox scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Georgy Fokin!

Georgy Fokin 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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RATING
56%

 

Event: CFC 405     
Date:   Nov 04, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Jiu Jitsu. 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.

188 cm
34
212 lbs
27 - 12 - 0
183 cm
29
214 lbs
23 - 9 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction
MayheM sportswear

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Jiu Jitsu!
The judges for this bout are William Peck, Gregory Folan and Elvis Blanc.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fokin with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
The fighters circle momentarily. Fokin darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Jitsu keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jitsu uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Fokin.
A left lands for Fokin.
Fokin defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Jitsu.
Fokin scores with a jab to the head.
Jitsu shoots for a double leg takedown but Fokin sprawls well. He's pushed Jitsu's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.

Jitsu feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.
Fokin pulls Jitsu in close to prevent any damage.
Jitsu makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fokin 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.
Jitsu postures up in Fokin's guard and throws a big left but Fokin blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jitsu postures up in Fokin's guard and throws a big left but Fokin blocks it.
Jitsu tries to free his leg and advance position but Fokin is retaining full guard.
Jitsu in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Fokin avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Jitsu stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Fokin swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Jitsu drops back looking for a heel hook - he quickly realises he's not going to get it but Fokin manages to dive on top of him before he can escape and now Jitsu has Fokin in his guard.


Jitsu had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Fokin defends it easily.

Jitsu working for a triangle but Fokin defends it easily.
Jitsu preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Jitsu is looking for a triangle but Fokin pushes his legs off easily.
Fokin lands a couple of elbows.

Jitsu looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Fokin has picked Jitsu up and slammed him! Jitsu can't keep hold of the triangle and Fokin manages to pass to side control!
Jitsu tries to improve position but can't.
Fokin trying to control the action but Jitsu is working from the bottom.
Jitsu tries to buck Fokin off but Fokin is having none of it.
Jitsu sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Jitsu flails away from the bottom but he's not doing any damage.
Jitsu has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Fokin with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Fokin lands a nice short elbow.
Fokin wants to lay and pray for a moment but Jitsu keeps working.
Jitsu tries to roll over but Fokin keeps him under control.

Jitsu with the active half guard here but Fokin passes nicely into side control.
Jitsu takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Fokin trying to control the position but Jitsu is working away.

Fokin tries for a kimura but Jitsu is defending well.
Fokin tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin working the ground and pound from side control.
Jitsu looks to move to half guard but instead Fokin has passed into mount! Damn!
Jitsu taking shots to the head.
We've been hearing good reports from Fokin's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Fokin controlling from the full mount.
Jitsu tries to reverse the position but Fokin maintains control.
Fokin breaks from Jitsu's wrist control and lands an elbow.
Jitsu is looking to get to half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jitsu tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Fokin defends well and Jitsu ends up having to push Fokin into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Fokin misses with a low kick.

Fokin decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
Fokin prevents Jitsu from improving his position.

Jitsu is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Fokin pulls his head out easily.
Jitsu is staying active underneath Fokin, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Jitsu wants to get back to full guard but Fokin has mounted him!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Jitsu is looking to escape.
Fokin scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Jitsu?
Jitsu working to try and regain half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jitsu manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Fokin is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Fokin is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Jitsu wants to get back to full guard.

Fokin is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Jitsu doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Fokin.
Fokin trying to control the pace.
Jitsu missing with punches from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Fokin sitting and controlling from the half guard.
The fighters are battling for position here. Jitsu manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Fokin content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.

Jitsu throws his legs up looking for a submission but Fokin uses it to pass to side control.
Jitsu regains half guard.

Jitsu is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Fokin pulls his head out easily.
Fokin prevents Jitsu from improving his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jitsu slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Fokin's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Fokin is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Fokin stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Jitsu swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Jitsu looking for subs off his back but Fokin has passed one foot through into half guard.

Jitsu looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin winds up and cracks Jitsu with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Jitsu wants to sweep but Fokin has passed to side control!
Jitsu tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Fokin wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Fokin wants to lay and pray for a moment but Jitsu keeps working.
Jitsu is looking to reverse the position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Jitsu taking punishment in the form of punches.
Jitsu looks to move to half guard but instead Fokin has passed into mount! Damn!
Fokin landing strikes, looking to finish!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!



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

Jitsu working for a triangle but Fokin defends it easily.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Jitsu is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin lands a couple of decent looking shots.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.

Jitsu has an omoplata and is looking to use it perhaps as a submission or perhaps to transition. Fokin is in a bit of discomfort here, but he's managed to free himself and has dived into side control! That didn't work out too well for Jitsu.
Fokin landing a few strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jitsu is trying to get back to half guard.

Fokin wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Jitsu, who protects the arm well.
Jitsu is not content to let Fokin control the position.
Jitsu stops Fokin from passing to mount.
Jitsu is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Fokin off and has taken his back!
Jitsu controlling well, preventing Fokin from escaping the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is working hard here to advance position.
Jitsu avoiding Fokin 's attempts to control his hands.
Fokin tries to escape the position.

Jitsu is looking for a rear naked choke here but Fokin reverses the position brilliantly into Jitsu's guard!
Jitsu wants to improve his position but instead Fokin has moved into half guard.
The fighters are battling for position here. Jitsu manages to regain full guard. Nice work.

Jitsu looking for a guillotine here but Fokin defends easily.
Fokin is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jitsu keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.
Fokin lands a couple of digs.
Fokin sitting in guard here, content to control.
Fokin postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Fokin is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Jitsu can do to turn this around?

Jitsu working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Fokin has passed into half guard!
Fokin is keen to just control but Jitsu is a slippery customer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.

Jitsu looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Jitsu wants to improve his position but Fokin is controlling well.
Jitsu is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Fokin scores with a couple of nice shots.

Fokin is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Still in half guard, Fokin seems content to control.
Georgy Fokin overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Fokin is looking for a kimura here.
Jiu Jitsu has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Jitsu wants to get back to full guard.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge William Peck scores the fight 30:27
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 30:27
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Georgy Fokin!

A victorious Georgy Fokin 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: CFC 399     
Date:   Oct 14, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Rastaphan Dominatrix and Georgy Fokin. Dominatrix comes to the cage accompanied by "Trenches" by Pop Evil. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

190 cm
33
215 lbs
28 - 12 - 1
188 cm
34
212 lbs
26 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

King of Fists

Conviction
MayheM sportswear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Rastaphan Dominatrix!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Ian Loll, Gregory Folan and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A telegraphed right hand from Fokin misses the target.

Fokin shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Dominatrix's guard.

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

Dominatrix is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Fokin is aware though and is defending well.

Dominatrix working for a triangle but Fokin defends it easily.
Fokin pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Dominatrix is keeping the position for now.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Dominatrix throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin trying to control but Dominatrix is working from the bottom.
Fokin wants to pass the guard but Dominatrix is keeping the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fokin content to stall in guard here.

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

Dominatrix looking for a guillotine here but Fokin defends easily.

Dominatrix throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Dominatrix is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dominatrix tries to land a sweep but no joy.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Dominatrix loads up on a big right hand but Fokin slips the punch.
Fokin uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Dominatrix.
Fokin lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Dominatrix at a distance.
Dominatrix fails with a takedown attempt.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Dominatrix throws out the jab.
And Fokin tries to counter it with a takedown but Dominatrix pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Fokin misses with a leg kick
and Dominatrix counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
Fokin's jab looks to have found its range, popping Dominatrix under the eye.
Dominatrix jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Fokin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin scores with a body shot.
Fokin cracks Dominatrix with an open hand slap.

It looks like Rastaphan Dominatrix has been cut.
Dominatrix fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Dominatrix comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Dominatrix keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Georgy Fokin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Dominatrix keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Dominatrix misses with a wild body shot.
Fokin with the counter takedown but Dominatrix avoids it easily.
Fokin uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Fokin is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Dominatrix rather than just go for the knockout.
Dominatrix moves out of range as Fokin strikes.
A little feinted left hand from Dominatrix on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Fokin lands a two punch combo.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Dominatrix takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Fokin scores with a body shot.
Dominatrix misses with an uppercut. Fokin saw that one coming.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!



Fokin closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Dominatrix is looking for a sweep. Fokin is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Fokin is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Dominatrix trying to control but Fokin postures up.
Fokin scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dominatrix moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Fokin is pushing down on Dominatrix's leg trying to pass to half guard. Dominatrix is fighting to maintain full guard but Fokin has managed to sneak the leg through.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dominatrix wants to improve his position but Fokin is controlling well.
Dominatrix trying to control but Fokin postures up.

Dominatrix is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Fokin pulls his head out easily.

Dominatrix looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Fokin is nestled in close to Dominatrix, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Fokin missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Fokin takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Dominatrix is trying to control but can't.
My spies in Gym Beam inform me that Fokin has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!

Dominatrix looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Dominatrix wants to control but Fokin is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Fokin scores with a nice head shot.
Fokin looks to land a right hand but Dominatrix moved out of range.
Nice jab there from Dominatrix.
Fokin walks into a jab.
Fokin moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Fokin thows a left - swing and a miss!
An attempted straight right counter from Dominatrix misses the target.
Dominatrix throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Fokin connects with a leg kick. Dominatrix looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Fokin steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Dominatrix.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Dominatrix throws a jab but it's blocked by Fokin.
A telegraphed right hand from Dominatrix misses the target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dominatrix on the wrong end of a nice hook.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Fokin throws a shot to the body.
Fokin has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Fokin slips a jab from Dominatrix.
Dominatrix throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Dominatrix moves forwards but Fokin connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Fokin cracks Dominatrix with a good jab.
Fokin tests Dominatrix's chin there with a solid looking shot.

Rastaphan Dominatrix's cut is getting worse.
Fokin lands with a right hand.
Nice body punch from Fokin.
Fokin finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.

Dominatrix scores with a takedown into Fokin's guard.
Dominatrix working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Dominatrix's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!



Fokin looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
Dominatrix bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Fokin's guard.

Dominatrix lands a couple of elbows.
Dominatrix is stalling in the full guard.
Fokin bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Dominatrix's guard.

We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Dominatrix working for submissions but it's allowed Fokin to get to half guard.
Dominatrix avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Fokin.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dominatrix avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Fokin.
Fokin uses his free foot to push down on Dominatrix's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for Dominatrix.
Fokin wants to control but Dominatrix has made it back to half guard. Nice work.
Fokin prevents Dominatrix from improving his position.

Fokin is working for a submission of some sort.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Fokin seems to be looking for submissions.

Dominatrix looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Fokin trying to pass the guard but Dominatrix defending well.

Dominatrix looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Dominatrix looking for submissions off his back.

Fokin is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Rastaphan Dominatrix has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Fokin takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Fokin is trying to control. Dominatrix wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

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

Fokin 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.

Dominatrix looking to force a kimura from the bottom here. He's concentrating on that move too much though and Fokin pushes past his half guard into mount!
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
A nice elbow there by Fokin.
Dominatrix is wriggling around trying to escape.

And that's the end of the fight!
Georgy Fokin comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Fokin has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 27:30
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 27:30
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Georgy Fokin!

A relieved looking Georgy Fokin thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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RATING
36%

 

Event: EVO 269: Tallon vs Cortes     
Date:   Sep 24, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Shogan Aye and Georgy Fokin. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

188 cm
33
209 lbs
23 - 12 - 0
188 cm
33
212 lbs
25 - 12 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Conviction
MayheM sportswear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Shogan Aye!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Donald Grub and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Aye throws a hook but Fokin blocks it.
Aye keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Fokin takes a head kick and shrugs it off.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
Aye tries to move into range but Fokin moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Fokin scores with a nice head shot.
A cross from Fokin lands.
Aye moves out of range as Fokin strikes.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Aye takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Aye takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Fokin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A decent looking cross lands there for Fokin.
Fokin takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Fokin moves out of range as Aye strikes.
Aye displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Fokin throws out the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aye throws an overhand right that lands on Fokin's shoulder, as Fokin tries to avoid the shot.
Fokin slips a straight right by Aye.
Aye throws a head kick but Fokin moves out of range.
Aye takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Aye loads up on a big right hand but Fokin slips the punch.
Fokin with the counter takedown but Aye avoids it easily.
Fokin swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Aye counters with a body kick that stops Fokin in his tracks momentarily.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Fokin takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Fokin scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Aye ducks under a wild hook from Fokin.
Aye throws a leg kick but Fokin sees it coming and moves out of range.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Aye.
An inside leg kick lands from Fokin.
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!
Fokin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Aye manages to avoid it.
Aye was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Fokin moves out of range of the body kick from Aye.
Fokin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aye loads up on a big right hand but Fokin slips the punch.
Aye throws out a loose jab but Fokin uses good head movement to avoid it.

Fokin throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Aye tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Fokin is in Aye's guard.
Aye is pulling down on Fokin's head. It's preventing any offense from Fokin, at least for the moment.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Aye is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin looking to pass the guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Aye trying to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Fokin throws a big right hand that misses.
Aye trying to control the position.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Fokin throws a poor cross that misses
and Aye counters with a left to the body.
Aye takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Aye thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Fokin if he has to take too many more of those.
Aye's jab looks to have found its range, popping Fokin under the eye.
Aye swings for the body but Fokin moves out of range.
Fokin moves out of range of the strikes.
Fokin scores with a jab to the head.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Aye.
Aye throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Aye looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin connects with a body shot that sends Aye's belly button to the back.
Aye ducks under a wild hook from Fokin.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Aye on the wrong end of a nice jab.
A jab from Fokin finds it's way through Aye's defenses.
Fokin's jab looks to have found its range, popping Aye under the eye.
Aye throws a hook but Fokin avoids it easily.
Aye looks to land a right hand but Fokin moved out of range.
Aye looks to throw the jab but Fokin is out of range.
Fokin lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Aye was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
Fokin throws a combination. Aye tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Aye misses with a wild body shot.
Fokin scores with a punch to the head.
Aye jabs Fokin to the body, keeping him at a distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Fokin misses with a body shot.
Fokin throws a looping overhand right but Aye ducks down to avoid it.
Aye is looking to land body kicks.
Fokin ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Fokin smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Aye throws a hook to the side of Fokin's head but Fokin sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Fokin is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Aye darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Fokin tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Aye defends well and Fokin ends up having to push Aye into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Aye lands with an overhand left.
Aye throws a leg kick but Fokin moved away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Aye misses with a body shot.
Aye misses with the combination.
Georgy Fokin seems to be getting the better of the standup.
The fighters circling - Aye throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Fokin has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good shot there by Fokin.
Aye keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Fokin misses the shot to the body.
Fokin swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Fokin just misses with a punch to the body.
Fokin on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Fokin bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Aye's head backwards.
Aye attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Aye throws a big shot that misses.
The fighters circling - Aye throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Fokin lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Aye at a distance.
Aye steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Fokin.
Fokin digs a good body shot into Aye's ribs.
Aye throws a lazy uppercut

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Aye is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin passes Aye's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Aye controlling the position well.
Fokin not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Fokin working Aye over with strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aye wants to control but Fokin is keeping busy.

Fokin is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.

Fokin is working for a kimura here but Aye manages to reverse the position and he's now in Fokin's guard.

Fokin looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Aye stopping the sweep attempt from Fokin.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to control the position but Aye says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Aye scoring with strikes to the body and head.

Fokin actively working from the bottom here.
Fokin wants to get back to full guard.
Fokin trying to control from the bottom.

Fokin is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Aye pulls his head out easily.
Fokin has a hand on Aye's thigh, trying to get back to full guard. Aye takes advantage of the position though and mounts him!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Georgy Fokin will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Aye throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Aye takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Fokin avoids the head kick by Aye.
Fokin tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Fokin missing with a left hand there. Aye was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
As Fokin backs away, Aye returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Fokin looks to land a left hand but Aye moved out of range nicely.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Aye.
Fokin lands a glancing blow to the side of Aye's head.
Fokin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Aye.
Aye throws a leg kick but Fokin sees it coming and moves out of range.
Nice jab there from Fokin.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Aye's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Fokin connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Aye scrambles back to his feet.
Aye takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Aye 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 one minute gone in the round.
Aye gets off balance looking for a body kick

and Fokin counters with a nice double leg into side control. Aye won't be happy with that.
Fokin wants to control but Aye is keeping him busy.
Fokin is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Fokin creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Aye sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Fokin just content to control the position.
Aye is trying to get back to half guard.
Fokin has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Fokin taking a break here but Aye is having none of it and regains half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aye avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Fokin.
Aye is not content to let Fokin control the position.
Aye trying to hold on to Fokin's head to control him but Fokin postures up.
Fokin throwing shots but Aye is blocking nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is looking to advance position but Aye won't allow it.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Fokin finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Aye walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Aye throws a body punch but Fokin moves out of range.
Fokin tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Aye throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fokin takes a swing at Aye's ribcage but misses.
Aye changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Aye motions for Fokin to come forward. Aye throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Aye misses with a body shot.
Fokin throws out a loose jab but Aye uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Aye.
Fokin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fokin throws a lazy uppercut
and Aye counters with a nice body shot.
Aye takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Aye misses with a head kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin misses with a low kick.
Aye fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Fokin avoids it really well and circles away.
Fokin misses with a looping left.
Fokin throws a hook but Aye blocks it.
Aye is looking to counter with head kicks.
Fokin listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Aye throws an overhand right that lands on Fokin's shoulder, as Fokin tries to avoid the shot.
Aye connects with a body shot that sends Fokin's belly button to the back.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Aye swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Aye scores with a head kick. Fokin tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Aye misses with a kick to the body.
Aye pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Fokin throws a hook to the side of Aye's head but Aye sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
It appears Aye was looking to counter with a kick there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin'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.


Fokin connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Aye slips under a jab.
Aye throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Aye takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
A telegraphed right hand from Aye misses the target.
Fokin throws a hook but Aye blocks it.
Aye takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
A jab from Aye misses.
Fokin tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Fokin misses with a straight left.
Aye connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Aye missing with a left hand there. Fokin was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Aye takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Aye takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Aye fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Fokin on the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aye misses with a leg kick

and Fokin counters with a single leg into guard. Aye didn't expect that.
Fokin looking to sit in guard and control but Aye gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Fokin has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.

Fokin throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

Fokin has an active guard here but Aye has managed to pass into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin tries to get to full guard but Aye has control of the leg.
Aye working over Fokin with some ground and pound. Fokin looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Aye lands a nice short elbow.
Fokin moves into full guard.

Fokin is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Aye defends well.
Fokin tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aye is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Aye pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Fokin is keeping the position for now.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Aye accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Fokin looking to control.

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

Aye is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Fokin is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Aye blocks the strikes from Fokin.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Aye thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
A control attempt from Fokin but he's now mounted!
Fokin keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
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 Shogan Aye will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin'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. And we move into the final round!


Fokin throws a body punch but Aye moves out of range.
Aye drops down looking for a counter takedown but Fokin sprawls and moves away.
Fokin swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Fokin throws out a loose jab but Aye uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fokin ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Nice uppercut lands for Fokin. That snapped Aye's head back.
Donk. Fokin catches Aye right on the button with a cross.
Aye swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Aye takes a swing at Fokin's ribcage but misses.
Aye rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Fokin counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Fokin trying to move into half guard but instead Aye has managed to sweep!

Aye landing with the ground and pound.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fokin keeping moving, preventing Aye from controlling successfully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Fokin has Aye pulled in close to control his posture.

Fokin is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Aye is aware though and is defending well.
Aye working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Fokin's head.
Aye postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.

Fokin is looking for a triangle but Aye pushes his legs off easily.
Aye throws a big right hand that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Aye scoring with some ground and pound.
Fokin utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Aye postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Aye preventing the sweep.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:52 of round 5, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Georgy Fokin!
A very excited looking Georgy Fokin made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Event: EVO 267: Alvado vs Kersikov     
Date:   Sep 10, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Kelemi Seia and Georgy Fokin. Seia kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Edwin Starr WAR. Georgy Fokin acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

190 cm
39
205 lbs
45 - 16 - 0
188 cm
33
212 lbs
25 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

KAISER

MayheM sportswear
Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 45 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kelemi Seia!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Richard Clark and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice body punch from Fokin.
Seia throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Seia throws a hook but Fokin blocks it.
Seia throws a jab but it's blocked by Fokin.
Fokin comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Donk. Seia catches Fokin right on the button with a cross.
Fokin throws a jab when Seia was well out of range.
Seia fires out a quick counter leg kick but Fokin just manages to avoid it.
Nice uppercut lands for Seia. That snapped Fokin's head back.
Seia wants to slow Fokin down by chopping away at his legs.
Fokin throws a right and a left that Seia avoids nicely.
Seia throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Good exchange - Fokin coming out on top.
A big right from Fokin misses.
Fokin staying out of range there.
Fokin fails to land with a series of punches.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Fokin rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Seia counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Fokin thinking.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fokin slips a straight right by Seia.
Fokin throws a shot to the body.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
Fokin lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

Fokin gets a takedown into half guard.
Fokin stops Seia from getting back to his feet.
Seia is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Fokin's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Fokin's back!
Seia biding his time, looking for the opening.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd hopeful of a finish here - Seia's supporters are on their feet, screaming for him to go for the rear naked choke.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Seia is landing with strikes. Fokin can't take much more of this.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Fokin rolls, trying to escape but Seia keeps control of the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Seia trying to control.
Seia gets his hands free as Fokin looks to control.
Seia trying to secure his dominant position for a moment - making sure Fokin doesn't escape.
Fokin tries to break free.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin manages to reverse the position and now he's in Seia's guard. Nice work there by Fokin.
Fokin with a flurry of punches that miss.
My spies in Gym Beam inform me that Fokin has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Fokin wants to control from the top but Seia keeps moving.
Seia is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Fokin is controlling him.
Fokin working some strikes from top position.
Fokin slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Seia preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Seia is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Fokin throwing strikes from guard but Seia blocks nicely.
Fokin not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
An inside leg kick from Seia misses.
Seia lands a nice leg kick that just misses Fokin's sensitive parts.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Fokin throws a hook to the side of Seia's head but Seia sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
An inside leg kick lands from Seia.
Fokin lands a nice hook to Seia's body. Seia takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Seia scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Fokin is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Seia rather than just go for the knockout.
Fokin throws an overhand right that lands on Seia's shoulder, as Seia tries to avoid the shot.
Seia ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fokin moves away.
Seia ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fokin moves away.
Seia takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Seia throws a leg kick which misses Fokin's front leg but catches the back leg as Fokin tries to avoid it.
A slow jab from Fokin misses its intended target.
Seia throws an overhand right that lands on Fokin's shoulder, as Fokin tries to avoid the shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Seia with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Fokin displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
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!
Seia staying out of range there.
Seia is looking to counter with a body kick.
Seia throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Fokin throws a hook but Seia avoids it easily.
Georgy Fokin seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seia on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Fokin goes for a double leg but Seia avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Seia continues to drive forward.
Fokin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Seia throws a leg kick but Fokin moved away.
Kelemi Seia is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Seia swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fokin is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Fokin misses with an uppercut
and Seia counters with a leg kick.
Seia delivers a nice body kick.
A good leg kick by Seia.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Seia manages to avoid it.
Fokin misses with a right hand
and Seia cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Seia slips a jab and a cross from Fokin.
Seia throws a shot to the body.
Fokin misses with a straight right.
Seia connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

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!
Seia takes one to the chin there.
Fokin avoids the head kick by Seia.
Fokin throws a lazy right hand but Seia sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Seia looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Seia. Fokin shrugs it off though.
A low kick from Seia misses

and Fokin counters with a single leg into guard. Seia didn't expect that.
Seia wants to stand but Fokin is controlling the position.
Fokin engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Fokin pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Seia is keeping the position for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Fokin prevents Seia from getting back to his feet.
Fokin is stalling in the full guard.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Seia is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Fokin scores with a shot to the body.

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.
Fokin doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Seia counters with a leg kick.

Fokin feints and as Seia raises his hands in defense, Fokin changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.

Fokin 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.
Fokin in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Seia pulls Fokin in close to prevent any damage.
Fokin stops Seia from standing up.
Seia throws a couple of weedy looking strikes off his back.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Georgy Fokin 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.


Nice straight punches there by Fokin. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Fokin.
Fokin just misses with a punch to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fokin. Seia does a little dance to reset his feet.
Seia is looking to score with low kicks.
Fokin misses with an uppercut.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Seia fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Seia lands a nice leg kick that just misses Fokin's sensitive parts.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Seia.
Seia connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Fokin's hands.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Fokin's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Nice body punch from Seia.
Fokin checks the leg kick.
Seia takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Seia is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
An inside leg kick from Seia misses.
Fokin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Seia fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Fokin thuds a left hand into Seia's body.
Seia swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A punch lands to the side of Fokin 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Fokin shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Seia pinned against the cage. Seia gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Fokin throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Seia sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Seia takes one on the button.
Fokin avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Fokin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Seia manages to avoid it.
Seia scores with a kick to the midsection.
The fighters circling - Fokin throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Seia uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Fokin.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin throws a lazy right hand but Seia sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Fokin scores with a jab.
Seia looks for the body kick but Fokin saw that one coming.
Seia looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Fokin swings for the body but Seia moves out of range.
Seia thows a left - swing and a miss!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Fokin 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.
Fokin displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Seia throws out the jab.
Fokin thows a left - swing and a miss!
Seia throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fokin throws an overhand right that lands on Seia's shoulder, as Seia tries to avoid the shot.
Seia ducks under a wild hook from Fokin.
Fokin throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Seia throwing a counter right hand but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Seia throws a nice inside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seia ducks under a wild hook from Fokin.
Seia throws a front kick aimed at Fokin's knee but Fokin avoids it well.
Seia throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin feints the counter takedown.
Seia uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fokin.
Seia throws a leg kick which misses Fokin's front leg but catches the back leg as Fokin tries to avoid it.
Seia avoids the body shot from Fokin.
Seia swings for the body but Fokin moves out of range.
Fokin on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Fokin throws out a loose jab but Seia uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fokin throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Seia counters with a body kick.
Seia looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
Fokin takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Nice uppercut lands for Seia. That snapped Fokin's head back.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seia swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A jab from Fokin misses.
Seia was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Seia misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fokin.
Fokin gets cracked there but stands up to it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fokin on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Seia. Seia obviously looking to wear him down.
Seia lands with a kick to the ribs.
Fokin throws an off balance right hand
and Seia counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Fokin takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Seia chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Fokin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Seia.
Seia lands a body shot.
Seia fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Fokin.
A left lands for Seia.
Fokin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Seia cracks Fokin with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kelemi Seia clearly takes that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Fokin misses with an uppercut
and Seia counters with a good, hard body kick but Fokin shrugs it off.
Seia keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Seia chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Seia misses the jab.
Fokin scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Seia doesn't seem bothered though.
Fokin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Seia manages to avoid it.
Seia lands with a cross.
Seia turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Sloppy strikes from Fokin. Those never looked like landing.
Fokin throws a hook but Seia avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin misses with a hook.
Seia cracks Fokin with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Fokin misses the body punch
and Seia counters with a right hand 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!
Seia fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Seia.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seia misses with a body kick.
A leg kick checked by Fokin.
Fokin has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Seia.
Fokin lands a jab.
Fokin throws a looping overhand right but Seia ducks down to avoid it.
Fokin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Seia.
Fokin uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Seia.
Fokin throws a big shot that misses.
Fokin looks to land a combination but Seia avoids it well.
Seia loads up on a big right hand but Fokin slips the punch.
Fokin throws a looping overhand right but Seia ducks down to avoid it.
Fokin sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Fokin throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Seia misses with a straight right.
Fokin blocks a leg kick.
Fokin shoots in for a double leg but Seia sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
It appears Seia was looking to counter with a kick there.
Fokin takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Fokin slips a jab from Seia.
Seia chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Crunch! Seia slams his shin into Fokin's torso.
Fokin is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Seia, right into the meat.
Seia cracks the inside of Fokin's front leg.
Fokin takes a swing at Seia's ribcage but misses.
Seia misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fokin.
Fokin with the counter takedown but Seia avoids it easily.
Seia slips a jab from Fokin.
Fokin checks a leg kick nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seia looks to throw the jab but Fokin is out of range.
Seia fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Fokin.
Fokin takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Seia wants to slow Fokin down by chopping away at his legs.
Fokin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Fokin throws a low kick but Seia moves out of range easily.
Seia displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Fokin.
Seia quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Fokin lands a right hook to the body.
Seia scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Seia.
Fokin's corner calls for a 1-2. Fokin obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Fokin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Seia moves away.
You can see that Fokin has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
Seia misses with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seia swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fokin feints the counter takedown.
Fokin lands a nice shot to the body.
Seia lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Fokin has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Seia finds it's way round the side to connect with Fokin's head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fokin checks a leg kick.
Fokin misses with a shot to the body
and Seia cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Fokin wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Seia uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Fokin has time to react.
A big right from Fokin misses.
Seia is looking to counter with a body kick.
Seia throws a big shot that misses.
Seia keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Seia throws a leg kick but Fokin checks it.
Fokin swings widly with a right hand
and Seia counters with a left to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kelemi Seia had his way with Georgy Fokin in that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Fokin doesn't succeed with the takedown
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Seia dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Fokin!
Fokin misses with a takedown attempt
and Seia makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Fokin really felt that one!
Fokin scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Seia doesn't seem bothered though.
Fokin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Seia.
Seia takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Fokin takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Seia buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Seia moves out of range as Fokin strikes.
Seia tried to counter with a leg kick but Fokin avoided it.
Seia keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Seia throws a leg kick but Fokin sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Fokin lands a nice leg kick that just misses Seia's sensitive parts.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin throws a right hand that misses
and Seia counters with a left to the body.
Seia connects with a leg kick. Fokin looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Fokin misses with a hook. Seia ducked under it nicely.
Seia goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Fokin scores with a jab to the body.
Fokin has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Seia.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Seia was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
Seia misses with a low kick as Fokin jumps back.
Seia tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Seia displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Fokin throws out the jab.
A big left from Fokin misses.
Seia misses with a kick to the body.
Fokin misses with a body punch
and Seia counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Fokin has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Seia.
Seia misses with a straight left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Seia scores with a jab to the head.
Seia misses with a body shot.
Seia connects with a high kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Fokin misses the shot to the body.
Fokin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Seia manages to avoid it.
Seia lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Fokin throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Seia sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Seia misses with a lunging right hand

and Fokin counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Fokin.

Seia has his feet on Fokin's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
Fokin keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Seia fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Fokin checks it well.
Seia misses with a body shot.
Seia is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Fokin can do to turn this around?

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Seia is just out of range.
Fokin misses with a right hand
and Seia cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Fokin throws a leg kick that is checked
and Seia counters with a straight right hand.
Fokin keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Seia.
Seia takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Seia with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Fokin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Seia misses with the body kick

and Fokin counters with a nice double leg into side control. Seia won't be happy with that.
Fokin has knee on belly and now moves to full mount! Trouble for Seia!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fokin controlling from mount.
Seia wants to use the cage to get back to his feet here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seia is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Georgy Fokin has got the better of the ground game so far.
Fokin postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Seia looks a forlorn figure.
BOOM! Fokin connects with a massive shot to the dome!
Fokin controlling the pace for now.
Fokin is continuing to stall.

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 Kelemi Seia.
I think Seia 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 Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 48:47
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 49:47
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kelemi Seia!

Kelemi Seia thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: EVO 262: Luzhin vs Taisto     
Date:   Aug 11, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Shogan Aye and Georgy Fokin. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

188 cm
33
209 lbs
22 - 11 - 0
188 cm
33
212 lbs
24 - 11 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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MayheM sportswear
Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Shogan Aye!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Don Winkell and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Aye throws a body kick that misses.
Fokin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Fokin uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Aye.
Aye showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Fokin.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Aye.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Aye.
Fokin takes a swing at Aye's ribcage but misses.
Aye throws a looping overhand right but Fokin ducks down to avoid it.
Aye fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Aye connects with a leg kick. Fokin looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Aye misses with an uppercut. Fokin saw that one coming.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin checks a leg kick.
Fokin lands a nice shot that snaps Aye's head back.
Aye throws a body punch but Fokin moves out of range.
Aye with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Aye comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin lands a nice leg kick that just misses Aye's sensitive parts.
Aye tries to work over Fokin's front leg with a kick but Fokin checks it.
Fokin throws a low kick but it's checked well by Aye.
Fokin misses with a looping left.
Aye feinted with a counter takedown.
Aye lunges at Fokin with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Fokin's hand.
Aye keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Aye throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fokin. Aye does a little dance to reset his feet.
Aye throws a jab when Fokin was well out of range.
Aye scoring well with a low kick there.
Aye on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Fokin misses the shot to the body.
Aye lands a really nice looking cross but Fokin seems unphased.
No joy there for Fokin, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Fokin getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fokin just misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aye throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Aye misses the shot to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Aye checks a leg kick.
Fokin throws a body punch but Aye moves out of range.
Fokin lands a nice hook to Aye's body. Aye takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Aye thuds a left hand into Fokin's body.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Aye was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
Aye throws a jab when Fokin was well out of range.
Fokin is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Aye rather than just go for the knockout.
Aye fails to land the takedown.
Fokin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
A left lands for Fokin.
Fokin keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Aye throws a lazy uppercut

and Fokin counters with a takedown into side control.
Fokin is looking to take a break and control but Aye is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The ground and pound from Fokin seems to be hitting the mat more than his opponent.
Fokin tries to advance to mount but Aye denies him.
Fokin is pausing for a moment. What's he doing? It looks like he's clearing his nose. Oh dude! He's shot a load of snot all down Aye's shoulder. That is not cool.
Aye parries the strikes from Fokin easily there. Fokin is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Aye to escape.
My spies in Gym Beam inform me that Fokin has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Fokin is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Fokin trying to control the action but Aye is working from the bottom.
Aye is trying to control Fokin's posture but Fokin avoids it.
Fokin misses with the ground and pound.
Fokin controls the position from side control.
Aye taking punishment in the form of punches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Fokin throws a shot to the body.
Fokin uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Fokin works Aye's body with a nice hook.
Aye looks to score with a jab to the body but Fokin is just out of range.
Shogan Aye is winning the standup battle so far.
Aye's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Fokin connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Aye scrambles back to his feet.
Aye uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Fokin.
Aye moves out of range as Fokin strikes.
Aye uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Fokin.
Aye misses the jab.
Aye connects with a single shot there.
Fokin looks to throw the jab but Aye is out of range.
Aye uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Fokin.
Fokin throws a leg kick but Aye moved away.
Aye fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Fokin swings for the body but Aye moves out of range.
Fokin rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Aye moves out of range and avoids them all easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aye feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Fokin's calf.
Fokin misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Fokin takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Aye has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Aye looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Aye throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Fokin stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Aye looks to score with a jab to the body but Fokin is just out of range.
Fokin leaves Aye with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Fokin stuns Aye with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Fokin throws a jab when Aye was well out of range.
Fokin misses with a hook to the body

and Aye counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Fokin looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Fokin looking for a sweep. Not yet Fokin, not yet.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aye passes Fokin's right leg, so he's now in half guard.

Aye is working for a submission of some sort.
Fokin tries to get to full guard but Aye has control of the leg.
Fokin wants to control but Aye is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Aye trying to mount his opponent but Fokin defends it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aye trying to control the pace.
Fokin avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Aye.
Aye wants to control but Fokin is keeping him busy.
Fokin gets full guard.
Georgy Fokin has got the better of the ground game so far.
Fokin is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Fokin is pressing down on Aye's thigh, looking to free his foot. Aye is holding on for now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Still in half guard, Fokin seems content to control.
Aye is trying to get back to full guard.
Fokin wants to pass to mount but Aye is defending the position.
Aye has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Fokin is working away from the top position though.

Fokin is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Aye sees it coming and defends easily.
Fokin trying to control the action but Aye is working from the bottom.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Aye wants to control but Fokin is keeping busy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Aye's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Fokin misses with a low kick as Aye jumps back.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin swings for the body but Aye moves out of range.
Aye blocks a leg kick.
Aye keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Aye takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Fokin misses with a hook. Aye ducked under it nicely.
Aye tries a head kick but it misses.
Fokin scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
A leg kick checked by Fokin.
Fokin moves away from the strike by Aye.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Aye with a hook.
Fokin throws a big shot that misses.
Aye appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
Aye half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Good leg kick by Aye there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
A looping hook to the body misses from Aye. Fokin does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aye connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Fokin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Aye.
Fokin ducks under a wild hook from Aye.
Fokin 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.
Fokin just misses with a punch to the body.
Aye throws a shot to the body.
Fokin misses with a low kick as Aye jumps back.
Fokin scores with a hook to the body. Aye takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Aye bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fokin scores with a punch to the head.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Aye.
Fokin with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Aye to score with a decent uppercut.
Fokin swings and misses with a shot to the body

so Aye counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Fokin looking to hit a scissor sweep but Aye is one step ahead there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aye is stalling in the full guard.
Aye stopping the sweep attempt from Fokin.

Aye avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Fokin wants to sweep but no luck.
Shogan Aye has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Fokin looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Aye puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Fokin wants to control but Aye is keeping busy.

Aye seems to be looking for submissions.
Fokin moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

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

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

Fokin looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Fokin tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Aye with a flurry of punches that miss.

Fokin has an active guard here but Aye has managed to pass into half guard.

Aye is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Fokin tries to get to full guard but Aye has control of the leg.

And that's the end of the fight!
Shogan Aye showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Fokin has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 28:29
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Georgy Fokin!

After winning the bout, Georgy Fokin 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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RATING
44%

 

Event: EVO 253: SummerSlam     
Date:   Jul 02, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Kelemi Seia and Georgy Fokin. Seia's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Edwin Starr WAR. This should be a great matchup!

190 cm
38
205 lbs
43 - 15 - 0
188 cm
32
212 lbs
24 - 10 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System

Conviction
MayheM sportswear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 43 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kelemi Seia!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, James Ackerman and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Seia changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Seia misses the target.
Good exchange - Seia coming out on top.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
Fokin tests Seia's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Fokin fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Fokin has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Fokin uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Seia has time to react.
Seia jabs at Fokin's body.
Good work by Fokin as he checks the leg kick.
Seia dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Fokin. That did some damage!
Seia fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Left hook, right uppercut from Fokin.

It looks like Kelemi Seia has been cut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Seia connects with a solid leg kick.
Fokin has his takedown stuffed
and Seia counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Seia defending well as Fokin loads up on a big left hand.
Fokin checks a leg kick.

Fokin shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Seia's guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Fokin wants to control from the top but Seia keeps moving.
Fokin stops Seia from standing up.
Fokin loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Fokin accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Seia is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Seia preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Seia is trying to control the position but Fokin postures up.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

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

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Seia moves out of range of the strikes.
Seia misses with a low kick.
Fokin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Fokin misses with the combination.
Seia bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Fokin's head backwards.
Fokin slips a straight right by Seia.
Fokin throws a low kick, looking for Seia's leg but Seia calmly moves out of range.
Fokin checks the leg kick.
Fokin with the counter takedown but Seia avoids it easily.
Fokin lands with a nice combination. Seia backs away looking to recover.
Seia walks into a left hand.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Seia throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fokin is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Seia throws a leg kick which misses Fokin's front leg but catches the back leg as Fokin tries to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A looping hook to the body misses from Seia. Fokin does a little dance to reset his feet.
Seia feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Fokin's calf.
Seia moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Fokin thuds a left hand into Seia's body.
Fokin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fokin wants to land a leg kick but Seia is out of range.
Seia fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Seia walks into a jab.
Seia throws a front kick aimed at Fokin's knee but Fokin avoids it well.
Fokin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Seia moves away.
Fokin misses with the combination.
Seia is looking to wear down Fokin with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Fokin keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Seia swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seia misses with a straight right.
Seia lands with a right hand.
Fokin throws a poor cross that misses
and Seia connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Fokin takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Fokin crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Seia - the referee stops the clock and Fokin gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Seia. Fokin manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Seia throws a low kick but it's checked well by Fokin.
Fokin blocks a jab.
Seia wants to land a leg kick but Fokin is out of range.

Fokin shoots in and bounces Seia off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Fokin trying to control but Seia is working from the bottom.
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 Kelemi Seia will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Fokin lands a nice shot to the body.
Fokin throws a lazy right hand but Seia sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Nice shot by Fokin.
A slow jab from Seia misses its intended target.
Fokin throws a sloppy body shot
and Seia counters with a straight right hand.
Fokin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Fokin lands a jab.
Fokin moves out of range of the strikes.
Seia on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Seia misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fokin.
Fokin throws a jab but it's blocked by Seia.
Fokin uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Seia.
Seia thuds his right hand into Fokin's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Seia moves out of range as Fokin strikes.
Fokin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Seia tried to counter with a leg kick but Fokin avoided it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin walks into a stiff left hand from Seia.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Seia was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
Seia throws a head kick but Fokin moves out of range.
Seia lands an overhand right.
Fokin with a jab.
A slow jab from Fokin misses its intended target.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Seia throws a push kick but Fokin slaps the foot to one side.
Seia loads up on a big right hand but Fokin slips the punch.
Seia is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Fokin.
Fokin throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Seia stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Fokin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fokin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Seia.
Seia misses the shot to the body.
A low kick from Fokin misses
and Seia counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Seia uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Fokin.
Seia thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kelemi Seia is winning the standup battle so far.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Seia lands a body shot.
Kelemi Seia is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Fokin misses with a hook to the body
and Seia counters with a nice uppercut.
Seia fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Fokin checks it well.
Fokin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Seia.
Seia moves forwards but Fokin connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Fokin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Seia throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Seia throws out a loose jab but Fokin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Seia scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Seia misses the shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head kick from Seia lands but Fokin takes it in his stride.
A good leg kick by Seia.

Fokin closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Seia did well to prevent Fokin getting side control.
Seia is looking to get back to is feet but Fokin passes into side control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Seia wants to get back to his feet but Fokin drags him back down.
Seia is looking for a sweep.
Fokin landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Seia tries to buck Fokin off but Fokin is having none of it.
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to control but Seia is keeping him busy.
Fokin works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Seia takes a couple of big shots there - the referee warns him that he has to defend himself better.
Fokin advances to mount.
Fokin throwing shots from mount but they're not landing.
Fokin can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Seia is looking to escape.
Fokin raining down shots from the mount!
Fokin takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Georgy Fokin will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Seia works the jab nicely.
Fokin is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Seia lands a lovely overhand right.
Seia keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Fokin.
Seia scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Fokin throws a lazy uppercut
and Fokin takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Fokin misses with a combination
and Seia counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Fokin slips a jab from Seia.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Seia attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
A clash of legs there as Seia blocks the low kick.

Fokin scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Fokin trying to pass the guard but Seia defending well.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin trying to control the pace.
Fokin is looking to pass Seia's guard but actually Seia recovers to full guard.
Fokin wants to pass the guard but Seia is keeping the position.
Fokin looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Seia is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Seia working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Fokin.
Fokin is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Fokin trying to control but Seia is working from the bottom.
Seia has Fokin pulled in close to control his posture.
Georgy Fokin has got the better of the ground game so far.
Fokin won't allow Seia to get back to his feet.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.

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

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Seia throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Fokin, as that shot connected.
Seia tries to score with a low kick but Fokin moves his leg out of the way.
Seia jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Fokin throws a jab but it's blocked by Seia.
Seia avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Seia throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Seia throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fokin feints the counter takedown.
Seia 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.
Fokin keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Fokin with a nice cross.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Seia counters with a stiff right hand.
Fokin takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Seia chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Fokin takes a swing at Seia's ribcage but misses.
Seia feinted there with a counter leg kick.

Fokin closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Fokin lands in his opponent's guard.
Seia is looking to stand up but Fokin isn't so interested in that idea.
Seia keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.
Fokin slips nicely into half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kelemi Seia clearly takes that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
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.


Seia thuds his right hand into Fokin's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Seia was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
Seia blocks a jab.
Fokin swings for the body but Seia moves out of range.
Fokin slips under a jab from Seia.
Seia scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Seia wants to slow Fokin down by chopping away at his legs.
Seia looks to land a left hand but Fokin moved out of range nicely.
Seia misses with a wild body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Seia avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Fokin's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Fokin just misses with a punch to the body.
Seia lands a nice looking body shot.
Fokin avoids a kick to the body.
Fokin 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.
Seia wants to land a leg kick but Fokin is out of range.
Fokin tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Seia lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Nice shot by Seia.
Seia throws a quick inside leg kick.
Seia throws a hook but Fokin blocks it.
Seia thumps Fokin with a low kick.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fokin takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Seia misses with a wild body shot.
Seia comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Fokin lands a nice shot to the body.
Fokin throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Seia sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Fokin fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin lands a right hook 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!
Seia thuds his shin into the meat of Fokin's side.
Fokin scores with a sloppy right hand. Seia should have avoided that one.
Fokin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Seia.
Fokin lands with a nice body punch.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Fokin, as that shot connected.
Seia looks to throw the jab but Fokin is out of range.
Seia lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Fokin misses with a hook
and Seia counters with a slapping leg kick.
Seia defending well as Fokin loads up on a big left hand.
Seia takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Seia throws a body shot but no joy.
A slow jab from Seia misses its intended target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Fokin misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Fokin misses with an uppercut
and Seia finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Seia was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
Fokin scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Fokin throws a hook but Seia avoids it easily.
Seia looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Fokin takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Seia chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Seia throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Seia fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Seia throws a leg kick but Fokin checks it.
Seia lands a nice shot that snaps Fokin's head back.

Fokin closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Seia to the mat! Seia manages to get full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Seia is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Fokin is controlling him.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Seia tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Seia keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.
Fokin stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Seia swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Fokin postures up in Seia's guard and throws a big left but Seia blocks it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kelemi Seia had his way with Georgy Fokin in that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Seia uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fokin.
Seia looks for the body kick but Fokin saw that one coming.
And Fokin tries to counter it with a takedown but Seia pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Seia throws a low kick, looking for Fokin's leg but Fokin calmly moves out of range.
Seia fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Fokin has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Fokin throws the left hand but Seia avoids the punch easily.
Seia fires out a quick counter leg kick but Fokin just manages to avoid it.
Seia throws a body kick that misses.
A slow jab from Fokin misses its intended target.
Seia swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Seia with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Seia pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Fokin lands a jab to the nose.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Seia dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Fokin lands a right hook to the body.
Seia checks a leg kick.
Sloppy strikes from Fokin. Those never looked like landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seia looks for the body kick but Fokin saw that one coming.
Seia takes one to the side of the head.
Fokin throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Seia sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Fokin has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Seia.
Fokin misses with a body shot
letting Seia counter with a right hand.
Seia takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Fokin ducks under a wild hook from Seia.
Seia misses with a body shot.
Seia connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Fokin ducks under a wild hook from Seia.
And Fokin tries to counter it with a takedown but Seia pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Fokin misses with an uppercut
and Seia counters with an outside leg kick.
Fokin moves out of range of the body kick from Seia.
Fokin with the counter takedown but Seia avoids it easily.
Seia uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Fokin.
Fokin lands with a good body shot.
Seia walks into a left hand.
Georgy Fokin has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Seia misses the jab.
Fokin with the counter takedown but Seia avoids it easily.
Fokin throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Seia throws out a leg kick but Fokin moves out of range and Seia only half commits.
Fokin throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Seia stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Seia doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Seia uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fokin.
Fokin throws a right hand that misses
and Seia counters with a stiff right hand.
Seia slips under a jab.
Seia turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Seia needs to keep his hands up - Fokin had a free shot at his head there.
Seia throws a low kick, looking for Fokin's leg but Fokin calmly moves out of range.
Seia takes a swing at Fokin's ribcage but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin swings away with a body shot that misses
and Seia counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Fokin thinking.
Seia scores with a nice strike.
Seia bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
The fighters circle momentarily. Fokin darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Fokin loads up on a big right hand but Seia slips the punch.
Seia half committed to a counter leg kick.
A solid leg kick lands there for Seia.
Seia misses with a wild body shot.
Seia connects with a jab.
Seia walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Fokin checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Fokin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Seia.
Fokin misses with a low kick.
Seia is looking to counter with head kicks.
Seia moves away from the strike by Fokin.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin throws a right hand that misses
and Seia makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Fokin really felt that one!
Fokin is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Fokin scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Fokin tried to score with a low kick but Seia checks it.
Seia was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Seia throws a quick inside leg kick.
Seia cracks Fokin with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Seia stuns Fokin with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Seia moves out of range as Fokin strikes.
The fighters circle momentarily. Seia darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fokin misses with an uppercut. Seia saw that one coming.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fokin. Seia does a little dance to reset his feet.
Seia scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Seia lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Seia fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.

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 Kelemi Seia.
I think Seia 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 Phil Schofield scores the fight 49:46
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 48:48
Judge William Gold scores the fight 50:46

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Kelemi Seia!

Kelemi Seia retains his light heavyweight title!
An out of breath Kelemi Seia thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: EVO 247: Todd vs Wein     
Date:   Jun 02, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Billy Beast and Georgy Fokin. Georgy Fokin has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

188 cm
29
200 lbs
31 - 9 - 0
188 cm
32
212 lbs
23 - 10 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
On Tap (160Q & Laundry)

Conviction
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Billy Beast!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fokin digs a good body shot into Beast's ribs.
Georgy Fokin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Beast moves away from the strike by Fokin.
Beast loads up on a big right hand but Fokin slips the punch.
Fokin with the counter takedown but Beast avoids it easily.
Fokin has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Fokin lands a two punch combo.
Beast throws a push kick but Fokin slaps the foot to one side.
Beast shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Beast throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Fokin sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Nice shot lands for Fokin.
Beast jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Fokin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Beast was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
A head kick misses from Beast.
Fokin checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
And Fokin tries to counter it with a takedown but Beast pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Fokin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Beast manages to avoid it.
Fokin throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Beast misses with the combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice cross by Beast.
Fokin misses with a hook. Beast ducked under it nicely.
Fokin lands with a cross.
Fokin lands a jab.
Beast misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fokin.
Fokin shoots in but Beast avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Billy Beast is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A shot to the liver by Fokin. Beautiful body shot.
Fokin throws a lazy uppercut
and Beast finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Beast ducks right into an uppercut from Fokin.
Fokin throws the left hand but Beast avoids the punch easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin stuns Beast with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Fokin scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Beast misses with a body kick.
Decent striking displayed by Beast there.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
Fokin connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Beast wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Fokin throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Beast's waist but Beast gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Fokin off to one side.
Fokin throws a chopping leg kick but Beast manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Beast checks a leg kick.
Beast is looking to counter punch.
Fokin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Beast manages to avoid it.
Beast throwing a counter right hand but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Beast jabs Fokin right on the nose. Fokin blinks but takes it well.
Fokin comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Fokin slips under a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin's jab looks to have found its range, popping Beast under the eye.
Fokin throws a looping overhand right but Beast ducks down to avoid it.
Fokin moves out of range of the strikes.
Some wild striking there from Beast.
Fokin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Fokin misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Beast counters with a straight right hand.
Fokin throws a looping overhand right but Beast ducks down to avoid it.
Fokin lands a head shot.
Beast checks a low kick from Fokin.
Fokin throws a series of punches but Beast avoids them all with ease.
Fokin misses with an uppercut.
Fokin connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Beast punishes Fokin's body with a nice straight punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Beast slips under a jab.
A big left from Fokin misses.
Beast just misses with a punch to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fokin moves out of range as Beast strikes.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fokin. Beast does a little dance to reset his feet.
Fokin walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Beast checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Beast tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.

Fokin shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Fokin showed some decent athleticism there.

Beast has managed to escape just enough to sneak back to his feet but Fokin is on him like a limpet, forcing Beast back against the cage.
Beast tries to throw a body punch but Fokin avoids it by throwing Beast back against the cage.
Beast misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fokin misses with the head strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Georgy Fokin will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Fokin throws a leg kick
and Beast makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Fokin avoids a kick to the body.
Fokin throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Beast on the side of the head.
Fokin misses with a looping right.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Beast was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
Beast was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Beast.
Fokin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Beast.
A head kick from Beast lands but Fokin takes it in his stride.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
Beast uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Fokin.
Fokin throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Beast ducks under a wild hook from Fokin.
Fokin scores with a hook.
Fokin looks to land a left hand but Beast moved out of range nicely.
Beast smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Beast jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Beast slips a straight right by Fokin.
Beast was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Fokin scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Fokin uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Beast.
Beast ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fokin moves away.
Fokin feints the counter takedown.
Fokin blocks the body kick.
Fokin steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Beast.
Fokin looks to land a combination but Beast avoids it well.
Beast misses with a straight right.
Beast fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Fokin misses with a takedown attempt - Beast sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Fokin throws a nice outside leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Beast keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Beast checks the leg kick.
Fokin scores with the left hand. Beast knows he should have avoided that one.
Beast takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Fokin swings for the body but Beast moves out of range.
Fokin throws a hook to the side of Beast's head but Beast sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A little feinted left hand from Beast on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Fokin throws a shot from downtown. Beast moves away and avoids it.
Beast thuds his right hand into Fokin's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Beast fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Fokin misses with a hook.
Beast fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Fokin pivots, looking for a leg kick but Beast is out of range and Fokin settles back down.
Fokin scores with a nice head shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin misses with a takedown attempt - Beast sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Beast just misses with a punch to the body.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Fokin swings widly with a right hand
and Beast counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Beast.
Jab, jab by Fokin - just one landing.
Fokin misses with a straight left.
Beast tried to counter with a leg kick but Fokin avoided it.
Georgy Fokin seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Fokin scores with a nice strike.
Fokin lands a jab to the nose.
Beast looks to score with a jab to the body but Fokin is just out of range.
Beast slips a straight right by Fokin.
Fokin swings and misses with a shot to the body
enabling Beast to counter with a crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Beast throws a big shot that misses.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Beast.
Beast looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Fokin throws an overhand right that lands on Beast's shoulder, as Beast tries to avoid the shot.
Fokin blocks a jab.
Beast swings for the body but Fokin moves out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Beast looks to land a right hand but Fokin moved out of range.
Beast throws a head kick that Fokin semi-blocks.
Beast misses with the body kick

and Fokin counters with a nice double leg into side control. Beast won't be happy with that.
Beast tries to get back to his feet but has found himself mounted instead. Damn, that's gotta suck.
Beast sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Fokin throwing shots but Beast is blocking nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Georgy Fokin will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Fokin misses the shot to the body.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Beast is just out of range.
Beast throws a hook but Fokin avoids it easily.
Fokin tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fokin. Beast does a little dance to reset his feet.
A thudding body kick lands there by Beast!
Fokin loads up on a big right hand but Beast slips the punch.
Beast avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Beast dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Beast cracks Fokin with an open hand slap.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Beast takes a body punch but keeps moving.
The fighters circling - Fokin throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A jab lands there for Fokin.
Fokin ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Fokin looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Beast connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Fokin scrambles back to his feet.
Beast throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Fokin throws a predictable looking body shot
and Beast counters with a body kick that stops Fokin in his tracks momentarily.
Fokin moves out of range as Beast strikes.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Fokin lands with a good body shot.
Beast misses with a straight right.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Beast is looking to counter punch.
Beast slips under a jab from Fokin.
Beast lands a really nice looking cross but Fokin seems unphased.
Fokin with a lazy takedown attempt
letting Beast counter with a right hand.
Beast takes a swing at Fokin's ribcage but misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin scores with the left hand. Beast knows he should have avoided that one.
Beast avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Fokin misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Beast counters with a solid body kick.
Fokin takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Beast with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Fokin to score with a decent uppercut.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Beast was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
It looked like Beast was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Fokin.
Beast displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Fokin.
Beast swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
A shot to the body from Fokin misses
and Beast counters with a body kick.
Fokin throws an off balance right hand
and Beast counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Beast thuds a left hand into Fokin's body.
Fokin avoids a kick to the body.
Beast with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Beast paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fokin. Beast does a little dance to reset his feet.
Fokin misses with a hook
and Beast counters with a straight right hand.
Fokin moves out of range as Beast strikes.
A jab from Beast finds it's way through Fokin's defenses.
Fokin throws out a loose jab but Beast uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fokin just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromBeast.
Fokin throws a hook but Beast avoids it easily.
Beast slips a jab and a cross from Fokin.
A telegraphed right hand from Fokin misses the target.
Fokin shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Beast defends it nicely.
Billy Beast has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Georgy Fokin.
Fokin takes one on the chin but seems OK.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Beast can pounce on him.
Fokin lands with a straight right. Beast didn't see that one coming.
Fokin gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Beast counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Fokin swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Beast counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fokin throws a body punch but Beast moves out of range.
Beast ducks under a wild hook from Fokin.
Fokin jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Fokin throws a looping overhand right but Beast ducks down to avoid it.
Beast keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Fokin fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Beast has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Fokin finds it's way round the side to connect with Beast's head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Billy Beast clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin'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.


Fokin looks to land a left hand but Beast moved out of range nicely.
Beast misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fokin.
Fokin tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Beast.
Beast bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Fokin's head.
Fokin blocks a jab.
Fokin goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Beast tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

Fokin shoots in for a takedown and gets it.

Beast pushes Fokin off and gets back to his feet.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Fokin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Beast.
Beast slips under a jab from Fokin.
A quick step to the side and Beast tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin misses with a body shot
letting Beast counter with a right hand.
Fokin scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Fokin will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Beast throwing a counter right hand but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Fokin swings widly with a right hand
and Beast counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Fokin takes a swing at Beast's ribcage but misses.
Fokin moves out of range of the body kick from Beast.
Fokin tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Beast is just out of range.
Fokin avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A good leg kick by Beast.
Fokin missing with a left hand there. Beast was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Beast closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Nice uppercut there from Fokin.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin's corner calls for a 1-2. Fokin obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fokin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Beast moves away.
Fokin throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Fokin has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Beast.
Fokin misses with an uppercut. Beast saw that one coming.
Beast throwing a counter right hand but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Beast moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Beast bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Beast misses with a hook.
A looping hook to the body misses from Beast. Fokin does a little dance to reset his feet.
Beast walks into a left hand.
Fokin looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Fokin throws out a loose jab but Beast uses good head movement to avoid it.
Beast thinks about countering with a body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Beast jabs Fokin to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Fokin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Beast manages to avoid it.
Beast throws a quick counter kick to the body but Fokin avoids it.
Fokin lands an overhand right.
Beast waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Fokin.
Beast avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Nice straight punches there by Fokin. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Fokin.
Beast throws a low kick but Fokin moves out of range easily.
Beast misses with a wild combination.
Beast misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fokin.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Fokin scores with a nice right hand.
Fokin showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Beast.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Fokin throws a big shot that misses.
Fokin has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Fokin turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Fokin throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
A little feinted left hand from Beast on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fokin lands with a nice body punch.
Beast slips a jab from Fokin.
Fokin throws the left hand but Beast avoids the punch easily.
Beast was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Fokin takes a swing at Beast's ribcage but misses.
It looked like Beast wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Beast lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Beast slips a jab and a cross from Fokin.
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 Billy Beast will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Fokin cracks Beast with a good jab.
Beast throws a right and a left that Fokin avoids nicely.
Beast uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Fokin.
Fokin swings widly with a right hand
and Beast counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Fokin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fokin swings for the body but Beast moves out of range.
Beast throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fokin is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Fokin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Fokin misses with an uppercut. Beast saw that one coming.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin shoots for a takedown but Beast saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Fokin misses with a hook.
Fokin moves out of range of the body kick from Beast.
Beast lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Beast lands with a hook. Fokin tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Beast tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Fokin scores with the left hand. Beast knows he should have avoided that one.
Fokin misses with a series of wild punches.
Beast loads up on a big right hand but Fokin slips the punch.
Fokin keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Fokin.
Beast was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Beast tries to land a leg kick but Fokin saw it coming and moves away.
Fokin throws a body punch but Beast moves out of range.
Fokin throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Fokin cracks Beast with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice sprawl there from Beast as Fokin shoots in.
Beast slips a straight right by Fokin.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
A quick step to the side and Beast tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Beast throws a hook but Fokin blocks it.
Beast throws a hook but Fokin blocks it.
Good exchange - Fokin coming out on top.
Fokin 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.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fokin sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Beast ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fokin moves away.
Fokin scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Fokin lands a nice hook to Beast's body. Beast takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Beast misses with a hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Beast throws a leg kick which misses Fokin's front leg but catches the back leg as Fokin tries to avoid it.
A telegraphed right hand from Fokin misses the target.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Beast is just out of range.
Beast throwing a counter right hand but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Fokin lands a jab to the nose.
Fokin misses with a shot to the body
and Beast counters with a series of strikes. Fokin will be more careful next time no doubt.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Beast is just out of range.
Beast cracks Fokin with a good jab.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fokin. Beast does a little dance to reset his feet.
An attempted straight right counter from Beast misses the target.
Fokin digs a good body shot into Beast's ribs.
Fokin misses with a hook.
Jab, jab by Fokin - just one landing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Beast.
Fokin dives in and grabs Beast's left leg, looking for a takedown. Beast pushes down on Fokin's head and hops out.
Billy Beast has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Georgy Fokin.
Fokin throws a poor cross that misses
and Beast counters with a lovely 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!
Beast keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Fokin.
Beast feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Beast stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Beast connects with a looping right hand.
Beast fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Fokin.
Fokin connects with a single shot there.
Beast is looking to slow Fokin down with leg kicks.
Fokin swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Beast.
A swing and a miss from Beast.
Fokin feints the counter takedown.
Fokin just misses with a punch to the body.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Georgy Fokin.
I think Fokin 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 49:46
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 46:49
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Georgy Fokin!

After winning the bout, Georgy Fokin 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: UPG 33     
Date:   May 21, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Kostas Mytilinaios. Mytilinaios has chosen Sanitarium as his entrance music. Kostas Mytilinaios has the eye of the tiger tonight.

188 cm
32
212 lbs
22 - 10 - 0
185 cm
31
203 lbs
14 - 2 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Granite chin

Conviction
MayheM sportswear

Bullet Proof System
Museum of Monsters & Madmen



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 2 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kostas Mytilinaios!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Wagner Zegers and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fokin gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Mytilinaios throws a hook but Fokin avoids it easily.
Mytilinaios throws a series of strikes that have Fokin backpedaling.
Fokin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fokin feinted with a counter takedown.
Mytilinaios throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Fokin sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A swing and a miss from Mytilinaios.
Mytilinaios thows a left - swing and a miss!
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
Mytilinaios connects with a right hand. Fokin shakes it off.
Mytilinaios connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Fokin looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Mytilinaios throws a hook to the side of Fokin's head but Fokin sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Mytilinaios avoids the body shot from Fokin.
Kostas Mytilinaios seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
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!
Mytilinaios is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Fokin.
Mytilinaios might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.

Fokin feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.
Mytilinaios lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Mytilinaios trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Fokin manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!


Mytilinaios is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Fokin is aware though and is defending well.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mytilinaios had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Fokin defends it easily.
Fokin with a nice head shot there.
Fokin controlling from the top position.
Mytilinaios looking to hit a scissor sweep but Fokin is one step ahead there.
Fokin lands a couple of elbows.

Mytilinaios escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Fokin gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Fokin controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Fokin forces his way into half guard.
Mytilinaios tries to roll over but Fokin keeps him under control.

Mytilinaios looking for a kimura from the bottom but Fokin passes into side control!
Fokin trying to control the position but Mytilinaios is working away.
Fokin cracks Mytilinaios with a big right hand but Mytilinaios just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Mytilinaios is trying to improve his position.
Mytilinaios gets back to half guard.
Fokin landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mytilinaios is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Mytilinaios wants to control but Fokin is keeping busy.
Fokin is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Fokin lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Fokin sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Mytilinaios really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Fokin lands a couple of nice shots there from mount.
Mytilinaios is desperately trying to improve his position but Fokin has a good base and remains in mount.
Fokin controlling from the full mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mytilinaios is looking to improve his position but Fokin isn't that keen on the idea.
Mytilinaios wants to control but Fokin is having none of it.
Fokin looking to control but Mytilinaios is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Mytilinaios gets back to half guard.
Fokin lands strikes from half guard.
Mytilinaios is trying to get back to full guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Nice strikes from Fokin there.
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 Georgy Fokin will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Mytilinaios.
Mytilinaios missing with a left hand there. Fokin was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Mytilinaios misses with a combination

and Fokin counters with a single leg into guard. Mytilinaios didn't expect that.
Mytilinaios has momentary wrist control but Fokin slips an elbow through the middle.
Mytilinaios is trying to control the position but Fokin postures up.
Fokin working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Fokin keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Mytilinaios's head.
Fokin is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Mytilinaios can do to turn this around?

Mytilinaios isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Fokin stacks Mytilinaios on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Fokin!
Fokin works to advance to full mount. Mytilinaios defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin with the ground and pound from mount.

Fokin looking for an armbar but decides to keep the dominant position instead.
Fokin lands a couple of nice shots there from mount.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mytilinaios can't escape the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mytilinaios regains half guard.
Fokin seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Mytilinaios works his way to full guard. Good work.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Fokin preventing the sweep.

Mytilinaios throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Fokin escapes and throws Mytilinaios's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Mytilinaios tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Fokin wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Fokin lands an elbow.
Mytilinaios is not content to let Fokin control the position.
Mytilinaios manages to work his way to half guard, despite Fokin's best efforts.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
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. Fokin connects with a nice short shot to Mytilinaios's temple.
Mytilinaios wants to get back to full guard.
Nice strikes from Fokin there.
Well, if Fokin is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Ground and pound from Fokin.
Fokin works his foot free and advances to mount.
Mytilinaios wants to control but Fokin is having none of it.
Mytilinaios really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to control but Mytilinaios is having none of it.
Fokin with good strikes from the mount here!
Mytilinaios is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Mytilinaios regains half guard.
Mytilinaios makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Mytilinaios.
Fokin postures up.
Mytilinaios bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Fokin's guard.

Mytilinaios throws a big right hand that misses.
Mytilinaios stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Fokin swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Fokin working a defensive guard here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mytilinaios wants to pass the guard but Fokin is keeping the position.
Fokin striking off his back but it's not causing Mytilinaios any problems.

Mytilinaios avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

Fokin had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Mytilinaios defends it easily.
Mytilinaios pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Fokin is keeping the position for now.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mytilinaios avoids a punch combination nicely.
Mytilinaios misses with a looping left.
Fokin slips under a jab from Mytilinaios.
Fokin tries to counter with a takedown but Mytilinaios is quick to defend against it.
Mytilinaios rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Fokin moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Fokin takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Mytilinaios misses with an uppercut. Fokin saw that one coming.
Mytilinaios walks into a left hand.
Fokin connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Fokin swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Mytilinaios.
Fokin connects with a jab.
Mytilinaios connects with a body shot that sends Fokin's belly button to the back.
Fokin seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
A jab from Mytilinaios misses.
Mytilinaios throws out a loose jab but Fokin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Mytilinaios with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Fokin to score with a decent uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fokin bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Mytilinaios's head backwards.
Mytilinaios misses with a jab, cross combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mytilinaios thows a left - swing and a miss!
Mytilinaios goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Mytilinaios throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Mytilinaios keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Fokin.
Fokin takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Some wild striking there from Mytilinaios.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Mytilinaios, as that shot connected.
Mytilinaios goes for a double leg but Fokin avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Fokin continues to drive forward.
Fokin changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
No joy there for Fokin, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Mytilinaios has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Mytilinaios there as he acknowledges the shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fokin. Mytilinaios does a little dance to reset his feet.
Mytilinaios on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Fokin. Fokin obviously looking to wear him down.
Fokin blocks a head kick by Mytilinaios.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Fokin lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Mytilinaios throws a hook but Fokin avoids it easily.
A good leg kick by Fokin.
Fokin throws a jab but it's blocked by Mytilinaios.
Mytilinaios lands a jab to the head.
Fokin avoids the head kick by Mytilinaios.
Mytilinaios dodges the punch combination from Fokin.
Mytilinaios scores with a jab to the body.
Fokin throws a hook to the side of Mytilinaios's head but Mytilinaios sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

Fokin manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Mytilinaios on his heels. He'll look to pass Mytilinaios's guard now, I'm sure.

Mytilinaios pushes Fokin off and scrambles back to his feet.
Fokin slips under a jab.
Fokin tries to counter with a takedown but Mytilinaios is quick to defend against it.
A slow jab from Fokin misses its intended target.
A jab from Fokin misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A left lands for Mytilinaios.
Mytilinaios jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Mytilinaios throws out a loose jab but Fokin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fokin takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Fokin avoids the body shot from Mytilinaios.
Mytilinaios throws a hook but Fokin avoids it easily.
Fokin ducks under a wild hook from Mytilinaios.
Mytilinaios connects with a good right hand that stumbles Fokin. Fokin circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Fokin takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Fokin ducks under a wild hook from Mytilinaios.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Mytilinaios is just out of range.
Mytilinaios staying out of range there.
Fokin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Mytilinaios.
Mytilinaios jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Fokin connects with a right hand. Mytilinaios shakes it off.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A cross from Fokin lands.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Fokin displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Fokin walks into a straight right hand from Mytilinaios.
Mytilinaios lands with an overhand left.
Mytilinaios takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Fokin throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Mytilinaios counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Mytilinaios misses with a jab, cross combination.
Fokin changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Mytilinaios keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Mytilinaios fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Fokin on the side of the head.
Mytilinaios thows a left - swing and a miss!
Mytilinaios jabbing away but nothing is landing.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Fokin tries to bum rush Mytilinaios with a series of wild strikes but Mytilinaios uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Mytilinaios misses with a looping left.
Fokin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mytilinaios manages to avoid it.
Fokin's corner calls for a 1-2. Fokin obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mytilinaios is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Fokin.
Mytilinaios throws a hook to the side of Fokin's head but Fokin sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Fokin tries to counter with a takedown but Mytilinaios is quick to defend against it.

Fokin looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Fokin lands a nice short elbow.
Mytilinaios wants to improve his position but Fokin is controlling well.
Fokin performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mytilinaios wants to get back to full guard.
Fokin controlling the action here.
Georgy Fokin overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Fokin wants to pass to mount but Mytilinaios is defending the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mytilinaios is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Fokin pulls his head out easily.

Mytilinaios is looking to regain full guard. He's left an arm up in the air though and Fokin has latched onto it... Big trouble! Fokin pivots for an armbar - it's in tight and it Mytilinaios is tapping in no time flat! Great counter grappling there from Fokin!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:37 of round 4, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Georgy Fokin!
During a confident post fight interview, Georgy Fokin thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: UPG 29     
Date:   Apr 24, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Roman Gruzinsky. Gruzinsky comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Россия 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.

188 cm
31
212 lbs
21 - 10 - 0
188 cm
28
212 lbs
10 - 1 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

MayheM sportswear
Conviction

Bos Energy MMA159.4
Hellbent



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Roman Gruzinsky!
The judges for this bout are Albert Achterberg, Patrick Alders and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fokin moves out of range of the strikes.
Gruzinsky tries to bum rush Fokin with a series of wild strikes but Fokin uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Gruzinsky defending well as Fokin loads up on a big left hand.
Fokin has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Fokin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gruzinsky.
Fokin staying out of range there.
A slow jab from Gruzinsky misses its intended target.
Gruzinsky just misses with a punch to the body.
Fokin drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Fokin throws a big shot that misses.
Gruzinsky ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gruzinsky displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Fokin throws out the jab.
Gruzinsky throws out a counter right but Fokin avoids it with no problem.
Fokin ducks under a wild hook from Gruzinsky.
Gruzinsky fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Fokin is out of range.
Fokin half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Gruzinsky throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Fokin gets the takedown into side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin throws a strike aimed at the side of Gruzinsky's head but Gruzinsky avoids it well.
Fokin wants to lay and pray for a moment but Gruzinsky keeps working.
Fokin in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Gruzinsky is trying to get back to half guard.
Fokin postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Fokin postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Gruzinsky is looking to regain half guard here but Fokin keeps moving and retains side control.
Fokin tries to score with some ground and pound. Gruzinsky controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.

Gruzinsky throws Fokin to one side and escapes!
Gruzinsky tries a head kick but it misses.
Gruzinsky pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gruzinsky misses with a looping left.
Fokin throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Gruzinsky stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Gruzinsky looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gruzinsky.
Fokin keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Fokin scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Fokin lands a right hook to the body.
Fokin shoots in looking for a takedown. Gruzinsky tries to sprawl out of it but Fokin keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Gruzinsky manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Gruzinsky throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Fokin on the side of the head.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
Gruzinsky misses with an uppercut.
Gruzinsky slips a jab from Fokin.
A nice side step and Gruzinsky releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Fokin closes the distance and clinches up with Gruzinsky, looking for a takedown. Fokin pushes Gruzinsky against the cage but Gruzinsky circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Fokin throws a shot from downtown. Gruzinsky moves away and avoids it.
Fokin gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Gruzinsky waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Fokin.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Gruzinsky is just out of range.
Gruzinsky tries a quick counter leg kick but Fokin is wise to it.
Fokin takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Fokin scores with a jab. Gruzinsky acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Gruzinsky staying out of range there.
Gruzinsky fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Fokin.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gruzinsky uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fokin.
Gruzinsky looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Fokin misses the shot to the body.
Fokin ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gruzinsky misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
Gruzinsky throws a body shot but no joy.
Gruzinsky has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Fokin.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Roman Gruzinsky will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Gruzinsky only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Gruzinsky throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Fokin sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gruzinsky tries to bum rush Fokin with a series of wild strikes but Fokin uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Fokin with a nice cross.
Gruzinsky is looking to score with low kicks.
Fokin feinted with a counter takedown.
Gruzinsky throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
Fokin misses the body punch
letting Gruzinsky counter with a right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Fokin tries to score with a low kick but Gruzinsky moves his leg out of the way.
Fokin connects with a looping right hand.
Fokin uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gruzinsky.
Gruzinsky on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Fokin. Fokin obviously looking to wear him down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin works the jab nicely.
Gruzinsky throws a leg kick which misses Fokin's front leg but catches the back leg as Fokin tries to avoid it.
Gruzinsky ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Fokin connects with a jab.

It looks like Roman Gruzinsky has been cut.
Fokin misses with a looping left.
Gruzinsky swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Fokin throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gruzinsky throws a leg kick that misses.
Gruzinsky bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Fokin throws out a loose jab but Gruzinsky uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gruzinsky throws a low kick but it's checked well by Fokin.
Fokin attempts a counter takedown but Gruzinsky avoids it well and moves away.
The fighters circling - Gruzinsky throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Fokin cracks Gruzinsky with an open hand slap.
Fokin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin cracks a nice hook into Gruzinsky's ribs.
Fokin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gruzinsky.
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!
Sloppy strikes from Fokin. Those never looked like landing.
Gruzinsky scores with a jab. Fokin acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Gruzinsky throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fokin throws a leg kick but Gruzinsky sees it coming and moves out of range.
Gruzinsky tries a quick counter leg kick but Fokin is wise to it.
Gruzinsky tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
A swing and a miss from Gruzinsky.
Gruzinsky misses with a hook. Fokin ducked under it nicely.
Gruzinsky throws a hook but Fokin blocks it.
Gruzinsky works the jab nicely.
Fokin connects with a jab.
Gruzinsky misses with a low kick.
Fokin feinted with a counter takedown.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin throws a front kick aimed at Gruzinsky's knee but Gruzinsky avoids it well.
Gruzinsky looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Gruzinsky throws a looping overhand right but Fokin ducks down to avoid it.
Gruzinsky takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Fokin misses the body punch
and Gruzinsky counters with a thumping low kick.
Gruzinsky connects with a crisp jab.
Gruzinsky loads up on a big right hand but Fokin slips the punch.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gruzinsky.
Gruzinsky fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Fokin on the side of the head.
Fokin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gruzinsky.
Gruzinsky throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Gruzinsky misses with a body shot.

Fokin shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Gruzinsky is trying to defend but Fokin finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gruzinsky tries to kick Fokin off but Fokin keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to control from half guard but Gruzinsky is working away.

Fokin is trying to work for a kimura but Gruzinsky is defending well.
Fokin not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Gruzinsky is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Fokin's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Fokin's back!
Fokin trying to control the position but Gruzinsky manages to sink in the hooks.
The crowd hopeful of a finish here - Gruzinsky's supporters are on their feet, screaming for him to go for the rear naked choke.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Roman Gruzinsky will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Gruzinsky throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin scores with a decent looking hook.
Fokin thuds his right hand into Gruzinsky's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Georgy Fokin is winning the standup battle so far.
Fokin has a takedown stuffed.

Fokin drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Fokin prevents Gruzinsky from escaping the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin is putting a hurting on Gruzinsky here, landing some big shots from side control.
Fokin scores with punches from side control.
Fokin wants to lay and pray for a moment but Gruzinsky keeps working.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gruzinsky can't do much from the bottom here.
Fokin working the ground and pound but Gruzinsky is defending the strikes.
Gruzinsky is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but Fokin has just dragged him back down to the mat.
Gruzinsky is not content to let Fokin control the position.
Gruzinsky is being controlled here.
Gruzinsky tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Fokin wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Fokin tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Gruzinsky is trying to get back to half guard.
Fokin 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.
Fokin throws an elbow but Gruzinsky slips to the side and avoids it well.
Fokin is pausing for a moment. What's he doing? It looks like he's clearing his nose. Oh dude! He's shot a load of snot all down Gruzinsky's shoulder. That is not cool.
Gruzinsky prevents Fokin from moving into mount.
Fokin scoring with punches from side control.
Gruzinsky has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.
Gruzinsky is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Gruzinsky is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Fokin's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Gruzinsky does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Fokin throwing shots but Gruzinsky is blocking nicely.
Gruzinsky on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Gruzinsky is trying to stand.
Fokin stalling away here and it's allowed Gruzinsky to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Fokin wants to control from the top but Gruzinsky keeps moving.
Gruzinsky wants to stand up but Fokin is controlling him.

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.
Fokin stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Gruzinsky swivels though and keeps the full guard.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Gruzinsky misses with a low kick.
Gruzinsky thows a left - swing and a miss!
Fokin feinted with a counter takedown.
Fokin misses with a leg kick
letting Gruzinsky counter with a right hand.
Gruzinsky takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Georgy Fokin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gruzinsky lands a nice looking body shot.
Gruzinsky throws a chopping leg kick but Fokin manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Gruzinsky misses with an uppercut.
Fokin lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gruzinsky. Fokin does a little dance to reset his feet.
Fokin connects with a crisp jab.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
It seemed like Gruzinsky was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin clearly takes that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Fokin's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Fokin swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gruzinsky doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Nice defenses there by Gruzinsky.
Fokin jabs at Gruzinsky's body.
Gruzinsky throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
A shot to the body from Gruzinsky misses

and Fokin counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Gruzinsky!
Fokin working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Fokin working the body and head with strikes.
Fokin is looking to take a break and control but Gruzinsky is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Georgy Fokin overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Fokin throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and Gruzinsky works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gruzinsky wants to improve his position but Fokin is controlling well.
Gruzinsky looks like he's trying to stand up.
Fokin controlling the action here.
Fokin working Gruzinsky over with strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Gruzinsky tries to roll over but Fokin keeps him under control.
Fokin is trying to control the action in half guard but Gruzinsky is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Gruzinsky trying to hold on to Fokin's head to control him but Fokin postures up.
Fokin scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Gruzinsky is staying active underneath Fokin, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Gruzinsky is trying to control but can't.
Fokin wants to pass to mount but Gruzinsky is defending the position.
Fokin thows a huge punch but Gruzinsky dodges it nicely.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is looking to advance position but Gruzinsky won't allow it.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Gruzinsky throws a hook but Fokin avoids it easily.
Gruzinsky ducks under a wild hook from Fokin.
Fokin connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Gruzinsky misses with a leg kick.
Gruzinsky just misses with a punch to the body.
Gruzinsky throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Gruzinsky swings widly with a right hand

and Fokin counters with a nice double leg into side control. Gruzinsky won't be happy with that.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gruzinsky defending against the ground and pound.
Gruzinsky tries to improve position but can't.
Fokin wants to lay and pray for a moment but Gruzinsky keeps working.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gruzinsky stops Fokin from passing to mount.
Gruzinsky is putting a lot of effort into getting back to his feet here.
Gruzinsky takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Fokin happy to just control the position for now.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin had his way with Roman Gruzinsky in that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Gruzinsky takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A swing and a miss from Gruzinsky.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Gruzinsky is just out of range.
Gruzinsky lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Gruzinsky thows a left - swing and a miss!
Gruzinsky with a hook.
Fokin uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gruzinsky.
Gruzinsky misses with a hook. Fokin ducked under it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gruzinsky lands a nice shot that snaps Fokin's head back.
Gruzinsky uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fokin.
Fokin misses the shot to the body.
Fokin scores with a hook to the body. Gruzinsky takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Gruzinsky takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Gruzinsky scores with a nice right hand.
Gruzinsky chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Gruzinsky takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Gruzinsky displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Fokin throws out the jab.
Fokin jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gruzinsky throws a body punch but Fokin moves out of range.
Gruzinsky throws out a loose jab but Fokin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gruzinsky goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Fokin tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Gruzinsky fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gruzinsky throws out a loose jab but Fokin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gruzinsky thumps Fokin with a low kick.
Gruzinsky keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Fokin.
Gruzinsky looks to land a left hand but Fokin moved out of range nicely.
Fokin moves out of range as Gruzinsky strikes.
Fokin misses with a takedown attempt - Gruzinsky sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fokin lands with a shot to the body.
Fokin moves out of range as Gruzinsky throws a body kick.
Gruzinsky stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Gruzinsky wants it to stay on the feet.
Gruzinsky keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gruzinsky catches Fokin with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Gruzinsky will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Nice body punch from Gruzinsky.
A combination from Fokin does no damage.
Fokin throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Gruzinsky's waist but Gruzinsky gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Fokin off to one side.
Gruzinsky feints a counter leg kick.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Georgy Fokin. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gruzinsky throws a head kick but Fokin moves out of range.
Fokin walks forward, straight into a front kick from Gruzinsky.
Gruzinsky scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Fokin doesn't seem bothered though.
Gruzinsky throws a shot from downtown. Fokin moves away and avoids it.
Gruzinsky jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Fokin misses with a straight left.
Fokin throws a wild combination but nothing lands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gruzinsky.
Fokin throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gruzinsky works the jab nicely.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fokin is looking to chop away at Gruzinsky's legs.
Fokin throws a front kick aimed at Gruzinsky's knee but Gruzinsky avoids it well.
Gruzinsky moves out of range as Fokin strikes.
Fokin fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Gruzinsky avoids it really well and circles away.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
A swing and a miss from Gruzinsky.
Gruzinsky throws a jab but it's blocked by Fokin.

And that's the end of the fight!
Roman Gruzinsky comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Gruzinsky 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 Albert Achterberg scores the fight 49:46
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight 49:48
Judge Wagner Zegers scores the fight 49:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Georgy Fokin!

Georgy Fokin retains his light heavyweight title!
After winning the bout, Georgy Fokin 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: UPG 25: Fearless     
Date:   Mar 26, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michel Teló and Georgy Fokin. Teló comes to the ring accompanied by Michel Telo - Ai se eu te pego. 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.

196 cm
29
209 lbs
21 - 6 - 0
188 cm
31
216 lbs
20 - 10 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Milwaukee's Best 160 (80% laundry)
KAISER

Conviction
MayheM sportswear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Michel Teló!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Paulsen Ambrosius and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Teló looks to land a left hand but Fokin moved out of range nicely.
Teló throws a poor cross that misses

and Fokin counters with a shoot takedown. Teló fights it but they end up in guard.
Fokin loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Fokin throws a big right hand that misses.
Teló seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.
Teló is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Teló is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin wants to pass the guard but Teló is keeping the position.
Fokin has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Teló wants to improve his position but instead Fokin has moved into half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Teló is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Fokin is working for a submission of some sort.
Fokin trying to control the action but Teló is working from the bottom.
Fokin performing his best blanket impression for a moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Teló is looking to improve his position.
Fokin wants to control but Teló is keeping him busy.
Fokin might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Teló haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Teló slips a straight right by Fokin.
Teló checks the leg kick.
Teló scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Fokin doesn't seem bothered though.
Fokin is trying hard to land a takedown here. Teló sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Teló tried to score with a low kick but Fokin checks it.
Fokin throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Fokin has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Teló misses with a hook. Fokin ducked under it nicely.
Teló lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Teló throws a push kick but Fokin slaps the foot to one side.
Fokin just misses with a punch to the body.
Teló throws a body kick despite being completely out of range

and Fokin counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Teló slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Teló keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.
Fokin trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Fokin postures up.
Teló keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.
Teló controlling the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Teló keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Teló 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.
Teló controls Fokin momentarily but Fokin frees himself.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Fokin throws out a loose jab but Teló uses good head movement to avoid it.
Fokin misses with a left hand
and Teló counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

Fokin shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fokin thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Teló's head.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Fokin not doing much here.
Fokin trying to control from half guard but Teló is working away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Teló swings for the body but Fokin moves out of range.
Fokin takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Teló. Fokin shrugs it off though.
Fokin moves out of range of the body kick.
A cross from Teló lands.
Teló is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Fokin.
Teló throws a push kick but Fokin slaps the foot to one side.
Fokin misses with a straight left.
And Teló counters with a quick kick to the body but Fokin blocks it.

Fokin bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
Teló is not content to let Fokin control the position.
Fokin tries to score with some ground and pound. Teló controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Teló sneaks back into half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin throwing shots but Teló is blocking nicely.
Teló slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Fokin passes Teló's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Teló trying to hold on to Fokin's head to control him but Fokin postures up.
Fokin wants to lay and pray for a moment but Teló keeps working.
Fokin throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Fokin wants to control but Teló is keeping him busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Teló is looking to improve his position.
Fokin thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Teló keeping hold of Fokin's head, controlling as best he can.
Nice strikes from Fokin there.
Fokin missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

Fokin is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Teló sees it coming and defends easily.
Fokin throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Teló to regain full guard.
Teló is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


That's three minutes gone in the round.

Fokin is defending against the submission attempts here by Teló.
Fokin is looking to improve his position.

Teló 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.

Teló is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Fokin doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Teló.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.

Fokin is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Teló pulls his head out easily.
Fokin controlling the position well.
Teló controlling the pace.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Teló prevents Fokin from improving his position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Michel Teló will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
That's time! Teló's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Teló on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Teló chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Fokin can pounce on him.
Teló misses with a double jab.
Nice shot lands for Teló.
Fokin jabs at Teló's body.
Fokin tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Teló is able to avoid easily.
Fokin misses with a hook. Teló ducked under it nicely.
Teló with a jab.
Fokin connects with a leg kick. Teló looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Teló is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin misses with a hook. Teló ducked under it nicely.
Michel Teló is winning the standup battle so far.
Fokin moves out of range as Teló throws a body kick.
A big right from Teló misses.
Teló looks to score with a jab to the body but Fokin is just out of range.
A big left from Teló misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Fokin scores with a jab to the head.
Fokin misses with a looping left.
A shot to the liver by Fokin. Beautiful body shot.
Fokin is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Fokin lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Teló at a distance.
Teló looks to land a right hand but Fokin moved out of range.
Fokin thuds a left hand into Teló's body.
Teló scoring well with a low kick there.
Fokin walks into a left hand.
Fokin throws an overhand right that lands on Teló's shoulder, as Teló tries to avoid the shot.
Teló takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Michel Teló is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Fokin throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Fokin shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Teló but Teló pushes him off and we're back to square one.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Teló misses with a hook.
Teló uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fokin.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Fokin!
Teló has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Teló there as he acknowledges the shot.
Fokin looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Teló fails to land with a series of punches.
Teló lands a front kick.
Teló fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Fokin misses with a looping right.
Teló throws a body kick that misses.
Fokin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Fokin lands with an uppercut that bounces Teló off the ropes and back into range.
Fokin misses with a low kick.
Fokin swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Teló wants to land a leg kick but Fokin is out of range.
Fokin throws a leg kick but Teló sees it coming and moves out of range.
Fokin cracks Teló with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Teló fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Fokin has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Teló throws a low kick but Fokin moves out of range easily.
Fokin moves forwards but Teló connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Teló throws a sloppy head kick and Fokin moves out of range easily.
Teló throws a head kick that misses.
Fokin takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Fokin misses with a hook.
Teló misses with a low kick.
Fokin misses with a straight left.
Teló wants to slow Fokin down by chopping away at his legs.
Fokin tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Teló uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Fokin.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Teló takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Teló fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Teló throws a body kick that misses.
Fokin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Teló avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Fokin throws a jab when Teló was well out of range.
Teló fires out a quick counter leg kick but Fokin just manages to avoid it.
Teló chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Teló attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Teló pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Fokin with the counter takedown but Teló avoids it easily.
Fokin misses with a hook. Teló ducked under it nicely.
Fokin swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Teló counters with a nice uppercut.
Fokin jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Fokin scores with a sloppy right hand. Teló should have avoided that one.
Teló is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Fokin.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Georgy Fokin just about did enough to take it.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Fokin misses with a combination

and Teló counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Teló misses with a short punch on the inside.
Teló misses with some punches.
Fokin's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Fokin tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A nice left hand lands by Fokin.
Fokin drops down looking for an ankle pick but Teló pulls his leg out and moves away.
Teló misses with a body kick.
Fokin takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Teló connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Teló connects with a body shot.
Fokin takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Fokin fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Fokin is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Teló misses with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Teló connects with the punch.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Fokin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Teló can pounce on him.
Fokin keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Fokin tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Teló throws a leg kick but Fokin sees it coming and checks it nicely.
A big left from Teló misses.
A shot to the liver by Teló. Beautiful body shot.
Teló misses with a wild combination.
Teló takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Teló misses with a looping right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Teló lands with a shot to the body.
Teló catches Fokin with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Fokin moves out of range of the body kick from Teló.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Teló throws a lazy head kick

and Fokin counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Fokin throwing strikes from guard but Teló blocks nicely.
Fokin wants to control from the top but Teló keeps moving.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Fokin throwing strikes from guard but Teló blocks nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin stopping the sweep attempt from Teló.
Georgy Fokin has got the better of the ground game so far.
Teló trying to keep a closed guard but Fokin is proving a slippery customer.
Fokin throws an elbow that misses. Teló uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Fokin's guard. Nice move by Teló!

Fokin keeping moving, preventing Teló from controlling successfully.
Teló is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Fokin looking to control.
Fokin is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Teló wants to control from the top but Fokin keeps moving.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Teló fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Teló tries to land a front kick but Fokin steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Fokin throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Teló sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Teló moves out of range of the strikes.
Teló tries to land a leg kick but Fokin saw it coming and moves away.
Teló missing with a left hand there. Fokin was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Fokin catches Teló with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Fokin connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Teló momentarily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michel Teló had his way with Georgy Fokin in that round.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the ring so we can get back down to business. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Teló uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Fokin.
Fokin checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Teló throws a body kick that misses.
And Fokin tries to counter it with a takedown but Teló pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Fokin lands a glancing blow to the side of Teló's head.
Teló attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A slow jab from Teló misses its intended target.
Fokin takes a swing at Teló's ribcage but misses.
Teló fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Fokin.
Fokin throws a hook but Teló avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin tries to move into range but Teló moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Fokin cracks Teló with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Fokin lands a head shot.
Fokin listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Fokin gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Teló counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Fokin is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Teló fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Fokin checks it well.
Teló misses with a straight right.
Fokin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Fokin scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Teló doesn't seem bothered though.
Fokin throws a shot to the body.
Fokin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Fokin scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Fokin blocks a head kick by Teló.
Teló looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Fokin's jab looks to have found its range, popping Teló under the eye.
Fokin misses with a hook. Teló ducked under it nicely.
Fokin has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Teló.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin swings for the body but Teló moves out of range.
Fokin with a jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Teló tries to clinch there but Fokin circles away.
Teló throws a body shot but no joy.
Teló misses with an uppercut. Fokin saw that one coming.
Fokin throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Teló on the side of the head.
Teló tries to work over Fokin's front leg with a kick but Fokin checks it.
Teló takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Fokin swings widly with a right hand
and Teló counters with an outside leg kick.
Fokin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Teló can pounce on him.
Fokin swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Fokin throws a hook to the side of Teló's head but Teló sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Teló is looking to land body kicks.
Teló scores with a nice head shot.
Teló throws a leg kick that misses.
Fokin displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Teló throws out the jab.

Fokin shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Teló napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Fokin is looking to take a break and control but Teló is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Fokin working away.
Teló regains half guard.
Fokin prevents Teló from improving his position.
Teló moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Teló is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Teló utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Teló wants to sweep but no luck.
Fokin sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Teló's guard.
Fokin passes to side control.
Fokin wants to control but Teló is keeping him busy.
Fokin cracks Teló with an elbow. That is naaassty.

And that's the end of the fight!
Georgy Fokin comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Fokin 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 Paul Aken scores the fight for Georgy Fokin!
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight for Georgy Fokin!
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight for Georgy Fokin!

Georgy Fokin wins by unanimous decision!

Georgy Fokin is the new light heavyweight champion!
A relieved looking Georgy Fokin thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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Event: UPG 22: Menace     
Date:   Mar 04, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Benjamin BK and Georgy Fokin. Benjamin BK had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

191 cm
27
221 lbs
12 - 3 - 1
188 cm
31
216 lbs
19 - 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 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Benjamin BK!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Blasius, Aafke Stam and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fokin takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

BK gets in close and instigates a clinch.
BK blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Fokin misses with the head strike.
Fokin tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

BK breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
BK looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
BK throws a body shot but no joy.
BK misses the jab.
Fokin throws a shot to the body.
Fokin throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A little feinted left hand from BK on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Fokin ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Fokin's hands are dropping dangerously low here and BK connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Fokin scrambles back to his feet.
BK has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Spetznaz Training Center in the buildup to the fight.
Fokin connects with an inside leg kick.
BK lands with an uppercut that bounces Fokin off the cage and back into range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fokin bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps BK's head backwards.
Fokin digs a good body shot into BK's ribs.
BK defending well as Fokin loads up on a big left hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A big left from BK misses.
Fokin punishes BK's body with a nice straight punch.
Fokin lands with a hook. BK tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Fokin steps to the side to avoid the strikes from BK.
Fokin tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
BK getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
Some bone on bone action there as Fokin checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Fokin is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
A jab from Fokin misses.
BK wants to clinch up but Fokin keeps it at a distance.
BK connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Fokin misses with a shot to the body
and BK counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Nice shot by Fokin.
BK connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Fokin moves away from the strike by BK.
Fokin is looking to slow BK down with leg kicks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
BK swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fokin shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with BK but BK pushes him off and we're back to square one.
A swing and a miss from BK.
BK throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
BK connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Fokin crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from BK - the referee stops the clock and Fokin gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says BK. Fokin manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Fokin has a takedown stuffed.
BK is looking to land body kicks.
Fokin swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by BK.
A big left from BK misses.
Fokin uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before BK has time to react.
A combination from BK does no damage.
A punch lands to the side of BK 's head but he takes it in his stride.
The fight stays on the outside here - BK looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin slips a straight right by BK.
Jab, jab by Fokin - just one landing.
BK steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Fokin.
BK misses with a hook.
Fokin feints the counter takedown.
Fokin has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
BK looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Fokin tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
BK throws a half hearted mid kick.
Fokin fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. BK looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but BK was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
Fokin swings for the body but BK moves out of range.
BK uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fokin.
Fokin throws a right and a left that both miss.
Fokin moves out of range as BK strikes.
Fokin takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Nice defenses there by Fokin.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Fokin looks to land a left hand but BK moved out of range nicely.
BK ducks under a wild hook from Fokin.
A looping hook to the body misses from BK. Fokin does a little dance to reset his feet.
Fokin lands a slapping body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fokin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
BK throws the left hand but Fokin avoids the punch easily.
BK misses with a body kick.
A swing and a miss from BK.
Fokin lands a nice looking body shot.
Fokin connects with a body shot.
Benjamin BK is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
BK misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Fokin fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches BK on the side of the head.
Fokin swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A little feinted left hand from BK on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Fokin with a nice cross.
Fokin slips a jab from BK.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Georgy Fokin will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Fokin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Fokin throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent BK stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Fokin lands with a shot to the body.
Fokin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract BK.
Fokin lunges at BK with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by BK's hand.
A big left from Fokin misses.
Fokin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
BK fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Fokin thuds his right hand into BK's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
BK throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Fokin slips under a jab from BK.
Georgy Fokin seems to be getting the better of the standup.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
BK misses with a series of wild punches.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Fokin checks a leg kick.
Fokin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fokin scores with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
BK tries to land a body kick

and Fokin counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Fokin.
BK has momentary wrist control but Fokin slips an elbow through the middle.
BK is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Fokin scoring with some ground and pound.
BK is controlling Fokin's posture.
BK preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Fokin is looking to work some ground and pound but BK has wrist control.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Fokin accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
BK looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Fokin puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is pressing down on BK's thigh, looking to free his foot. BK is holding on for now.
BK makes his way to full guard. A much better position for BK.
Fokin with a flurry of punches that miss.
Fokin has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Fokin trying to control but BK is working from the bottom.
Fokin slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Fokin won't allow BK to sweep him here.
BK working a defensive guard here.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
BK ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fokin moves away.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from BK.
BK thows a left - swing and a miss!
Fokin takes a swing at BK's ribcage but misses.
BK swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Fokin throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
BK takes a jab right on the kisser.
BK tries to clinch there but Fokin circles away.
Fokin 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.
BK ducks under a wild hook from Fokin.
Nice jab there from BK.
BK fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Fokin rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but BK moves out of range and avoids them all easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jab from Fokin.
BK throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fokin uses good head movement to avoid the hook from BK.
Fokin fails to land the takedown.
A decent looking cross lands there for BK.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nice defenses there by Fokin.
BK keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
BK fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Fokin looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
BK throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Fokin.
Fokin keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Fokin lands with an overhand left.
Fokin throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent BK stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Fokin 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.

Georgy Fokin showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Fokin jabs BK right on the nose. BK blinks but takes it well.
BK throws a lazy right hand but Fokin sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Fokin scores with a hook.
Fokin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by BK.
BK throws a lazy right hand but Fokin sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
BK walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Fokin throws a hook to the side of BK's head but BK sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A little feinted left hand from BK on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
BK throws a looping overhand right but Fokin ducks down to avoid it.
Fokin smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Fokin throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent BK stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin throws a jab but it's blocked by BK.
Fokin scores with a body shot.
BK throws out a loose jab but Fokin uses good head movement to avoid it.
BK swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
BK connects with a nice looking jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin misses with a hook. BK ducked under it nicely.

BK closes the distance and clinches.
Fokin prevents a body shot from BK.
BK misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Fokin throws a head punch that misses.
Fokin misses with a body punch.
BK blocks an uppercut.
Fokin blocks a body shot from BK.
Fokin throws a punch but it's blocked by BK.
Fokin is trying to work for a single leg takedown but BK pulls him back up using the underhooks.
BK scores with a hook to the body.
BK blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Fokin wants to take the fight to the mat but BK manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Fokin presses BK against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Fokin.
Fokin blocking some punches.
Benjamin BK has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
BK swings wildly with an uppercut but Fokin uses good head movement to avoid it.

BK's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Fokin connects with a leg kick. BK looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Fokin throws an uppercut from half a mile away. BK sees it coming and avoids it easily.
BK throws a body kick that misses.
Fokin lands the left hand.
BK throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Fokin sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Fokin misses the shot to the body.
Fokin misses with a combination
and BK counters with a stiff right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fokin swings away with a leg kick that misses.
BK jabbing away but nothing is landing.
BK drops his hands momentarily and Fokin takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
BK looks to score with a jab to the body but Fokin is just out of range.
Fokin tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Nice defenses there by BK.
Fokin wants to slow BK down by chopping away at his legs.
Fokin just misses with a punch to the body.
Some bone on bone action there as Fokin checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Fokin drops down looking to force a counter takedown but BK defends it well.
Fokin jabs BK right on the nose. BK blinks but takes it well.
Fokin scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Fokin connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from BK.
BK scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Fokin keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Fokin feints the counter takedown.
Fokin cracks a nice hook into BK's ribs.
Fokin connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
BK fails in his attempt to clinch.
BK tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
BK tests Fokin's chin there with a solid looking shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
BK throws the left hand but Fokin avoids the punch easily.
BK throws a wild body kick that Fokin sees coming a mile off.
BK ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fokin moves away.
BK looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
BK swings and misses with a hook to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as BK checks a leg kick.

Fokin closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Fokin lands in his opponent's guard.
Fokin works over BK with some ground and pound from guard.

BK working for a triangle but Fokin defends it easily.
Fokin sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed BK's guard.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 27:30
Judge Aafke Stam scores the fight 28:30
Judge Wagner Zegers scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Georgy Fokin!

After winning the bout, Georgy Fokin 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: UPG: Saturday Smackdown     
Date:   Feb 06, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Illumi De Medici. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

188 cm
31
216 lbs
18 - 10 - 0
185 cm
30
207 lbs
13 - 5 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction
MayheM sportswear

Spartan Nutrition
KAISER



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Illumi De Medici!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Blasius, Albert Achterberg and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fokin misses with a series of wild punches.
Fokin lands with a hook. De Medici tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Fokin works De Medici's body with a nice hook.
De Medici 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.
Fokin is looking to score with low kicks.
De Medici bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
Decent striking displayed by Fokin there.
Fokin connects with a single shot there.
De Medici misses with a body shot.
Fokin misses with a left hand
and De Medici makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Fokin cracks De Medici with an open hand slap.
Fokin looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from De Medici.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Fokin ducks right into an uppercut from De Medici.
De Medici scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Fokin doesn't seem bothered though.
De Medici slips under a jab from Fokin.
It seemed like De Medici was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fokin. De Medici does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin misses with an uppercut.
De Medici is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Fokin with a body shot.
De Medici jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Fokin throws out a loose jab but De Medici uses good head movement to avoid it.
A nice inside leg kick there by De Medici. That's going to slow Fokin down.
Fokin lunges at De Medici with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by De Medici's hand.
De Medici attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Fokin moves out of range as De Medici strikes.
Illumi De Medici is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
The fighters circle momentarily. Fokin darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Fokin lands a nice shot that snaps De Medici's head back.
De Medici throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Fokin sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Fokin ducks under a wild hook from De Medici.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but De Medici was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
De Medici follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Fokin looks to land a combination but De Medici avoids it well.
De Medici connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
De Medici lands a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fokin scoring well with a low kick there.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin moves into range and connects with a jab.
De Medici misses with an attempted mid kick.
Fokin takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
De Medici comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Fokin thows a left - swing and a miss!
Fokin pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces De Medici back to the cage. Fokin follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
De Medici throws a body shot but no joy.
De Medici is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Fokin scores with a shot to the body.
Fokin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but De Medici manages to avoid it.
And De Medici responds with a good body kick, but Fokin manages to step out the way in time.
Fokin throws an uppercut from half a mile away. De Medici sees it coming and avoids it easily.
De Medici misses with a looping right.
Fokin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but De Medici moves away.
De Medici throws out a counter right but Fokin avoids it with no problem.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
De Medici takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
De Medici misses with a wild body shot.
De Medici ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fokin moves away.
Fokin throws a leg kick but De Medici sees it coming and checks it nicely.
De Medici takes one to the chin there.
Fokin cracks a nice hook into De Medici's ribs.
Fokin ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Fokin staying out of range there.
De Medici throws an overhand right that lands on Fokin's shoulder, as Fokin tries to avoid the shot.
Fokin scores with a punch to the head.
Fokin throws out a loose jab but De Medici uses good head movement to avoid it.
De Medici is looking to land body kicks.
De Medici throws a series of punches but Fokin moves out of range.
De Medici avoids a punch combination nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
De Medici is looking to slow Fokin down with leg kicks.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Fokin shoots for a takedown but De Medici saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
De Medici takes a swing at Fokin's ribcage but misses.
De Medici bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Fokin's head.
De Medici throws a lazy body kick

and Fokin counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
De Medici won't allow Fokin to pass to mount.
De Medici is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Fokin is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
De Medici gets back to full guard.
Fokin loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


De Medici blocks a jab.
De Medici appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from De Medici.
Fokin jabs De Medici to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Fokin fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and De Medici has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Fokin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but De Medici manages to avoid it.
De Medici misses with an uppercut.
Fokin attempts a counter takedown but De Medici avoids it well and moves away.
De Medici throws a looping overhand right but Fokin ducks down to avoid it.
Nice cross by Fokin.
Fokin jabs De Medici right on the nose. De Medici blinks but takes it well.
De Medici takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
De Medici avoids the body shot from Fokin.
De Medici raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but De Medici was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
An inside leg kick lands from Fokin.
Fokin moves out of range as De Medici throws a body kick.
De Medici ducks under a wild hook from Fokin.
De Medici scores with a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin catches De Medici with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Fokin will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
De Medici with a nice cross.
De Medici moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Fokin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by De Medici.
De Medici looks to land a left hand but Fokin moved out of range nicely.
Fokin appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Fokin lands with an uppercut that bounces De Medici off the cage and back into range.
De Medici misses with a hook.
A nice inside leg kick there by De Medici. That's going to slow Fokin down.
De Medici defending well as Fokin loads up on a big left hand.
De Medici ducks right into an uppercut from Fokin.
De Medici tests Fokin's chin there with a solid looking shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
De Medici throws a body kick that misses.
De Medici pivots, looking for a leg kick but Fokin is out of range and De Medici settles back down.
Fokin half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Georgy Fokin is winning the standup battle so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin motions for De Medici to come forward. Fokin throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Fokin moves out of range of the strikes.
De Medici throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
De Medici throws a nice inside leg kick.
Fokin throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Fokin blocks a low kick nicely.
Fokin scores with a jab. De Medici acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
De Medici will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Fokin tests De Medici's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.

De Medici gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Fokin wants to control from the top but De Medici keeps moving.
De Medici preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
De Medici is pulling down on Fokin's head. It's preventing any offense from Fokin, at least for the moment.
Fokin throwing strikes from guard but De Medici blocks nicely.
De Medici managing to control the position.
Fokin content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Fokin postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Fokin loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
De Medici is adopting a defensive guard.
De Medici not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fokin postures up in De Medici's guard and throws a big left but De Medici blocks it.
Fokin is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that De Medici can do to turn this around?
Fokin controls from within his opponent's guard.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
De Medici wants to slow Fokin down by chopping away at his legs.
De Medici keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A slow jab from De Medici misses its intended target.
Fokin moves away from the strike by De Medici.
Fokin half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
De Medici misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fokin.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


De Medici stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Fokin looks to throw the jab but De Medici is out of range.
Fokin smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Fokin misses the shot to the body.
De Medici misses with a body shot.
De Medici throws a body kick that misses.
Fokin lands with a shot to the body.
De Medici looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
De Medici throws a low kick but Fokin moves out of range easily.
Fokin drops down looking for a counter takedown but De Medici sprawls and moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin moves out of range as De Medici throws a body kick.
Fokin changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Fokin misses with a left hand
and De Medici counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
De Medici keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nice uppercut there from Fokin.
Fokin takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The fighters circle momentarily. Fokin darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Fokin misses the shot to the body.
De Medici tries to move into range but Fokin moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
De Medici loads up on a big right hand but Fokin slips the punch.
De Medici jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Fokin throws an uppercut from half a mile away. De Medici sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Fokin throws a low kick but De Medici moves out of range easily.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from De Medici.
De Medici takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Fokin misses with a straight right.
Fokin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by De Medici.
Fokin misses with a hook. De Medici ducked under it nicely.
De Medici is trying to counter with his kicks.
Fokin needs to keep his hands up - De Medici had a free shot at his head there.

De Medici tries to sprawl but Fokin drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Illumi De Medici has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fokin is trying to control. De Medici wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
De Medici controlling the position well.
Fokin thows a huge punch but De Medici dodges it nicely.
Fokin is thwarting De Medici's attempts to control the position.
Fokin slows the pace down in half guard.

Fokin is working for a submission of some sort.
De Medici is trying to control but can't.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
De Medici gets full guard.
Fokin pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. De Medici is keeping the position for now.
Fokin passes De Medici's left leg - he's now in half guard.
De Medici taking some punishment here, with Fokin in his half guard.
Fokin 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.
Fokin trying to mount his opponent but De Medici defends it.

Fokin is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so De Medici is just riding it out for now. Fokin eventually gives up the hold.
De Medici tries to roll over but Fokin keeps him under control.
Georgy Fokin overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Fokin is looking to take a break and control but De Medici is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
De Medici is looking to control Fokin's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can De Medici avoid being mounted?
Fokin trying to control from half guard but De Medici is working away.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
De Medici has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Fokin is working away from the top position though.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
De Medici wants to land a leg kick but Fokin is out of range.
Fokin throws a front kick aimed at De Medici's knee but De Medici avoids it well.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 30:27
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 30:27
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Georgy Fokin!

An out of breath Georgy Fokin thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
Illumi De Medici was interviewed post fight and said 'Ah fucking hell man.'.
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RATING
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Event: UPG: New Year's Nightmare     
Date:   Jan 01, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Steve Pick and Georgy Fokin. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

185 cm
29
210 lbs
11 - 5 - 3
188 cm
30
216 lbs
17 - 10 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
KO power
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Granite chin

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MayheM sportswear
Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Steve Pick!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Blasius, Wagner Zegers and Aafke Stam.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fokin throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.

It looks like Steve Pick has been cut.
Fokin throws a shot from downtown. Pick moves away and avoids it.
Pick is looking to counter punch.
Good shot there by Pick.
We've been told by Pick's head coaches at GTi 888 that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Pick on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Pick scores with a sloppy right hand. Fokin should have avoided that one.
Fokin throws a shot from downtown. Pick moves away and avoids it.
Pick looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Fokin throws a hook to the side of Pick's head but Pick sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Pick takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Fokin misses the body punch
and Pick counters with a stiff right hand.
Pick misses with a low kick.
Fokin is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Pick lands a head shot.
Fokin takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Fokin throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Fokin throws a series of strikes that have Pick backpedaling.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Pick.
Fokin works the jab nicely.
Pick looks to score with a jab to the body but Fokin is just out of range.
Pick tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Fokin paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Fokin thows a left - swing and a miss!
Fokin lands a nice hook to Pick's body. Pick takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Fokin throws a leg kick that is checked
and Pick counters with a nice leg kick.
Pick misses with a straight left.
Pick uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fokin.
Good work by Pick as he checks the leg kick.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Pick avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Fokin stuns Pick with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Pick's waist but Pick gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Fokin off to one side.
Fokin is looking to slow Pick down with leg kicks.
Fokin swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Fokin throws a jab when Pick was well out of range.
Fokin misses the shot to the body.
Pick drops his hands momentarily and Fokin takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Pick instigates a clinch.

Fokin gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Fokin missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Pick is looking to improve his position.
Pick is refusing to be controlled, as Fokin sits in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Fokin is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Fokin not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Pick wants to improve his position but Fokin is controlling well.
My spies in Gym Beam inform me that Fokin has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Fokin thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Fokin tries to pass the half guard into mount. Pick knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Pick is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Fokin looks to land a strike but Pick avoids it nicely and regains full guard.
Fokin has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Fokin wants to control from the top but Pick keeps moving.
Fokin wants to pass the guard but Pick is keeping the position.
Pick is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Fokin trying to control but Pick is working from the bottom.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Pick keeping full guard, as Fokin tries to pass.
Fokin trying to control but Pick is working from the bottom.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Fokin chopping away at his opponent's legs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Steve Pick's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Fokin throws an overhand right that lands on Pick's shoulder, as Pick tries to avoid the shot.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Pick is just out of range.
Georgy Fokin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Pick throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Pick manages to avoid it.
Pick half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Fokin has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Fokin paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Fokin lands a slapping body shot.
A big right from Fokin misses.
Fokin takes a swing at Pick's ribcage but misses.
Fokin lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pick keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Fokin throws a hook but Pick avoids it easily.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Pick is just out of range.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Pick takes a shot right to the bread basket.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pick on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Fokin throws a leg kick but Pick moved away.

Pick clinches with his opponent.
Fokin scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Fokin makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Fokin doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Fokin throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Picks head.
Fokin lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Fokin softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Fokin tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Pick lands a nice elbow from the clinch.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
Pick tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Pick misses with a body punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Fokin breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Fokin scores with a jab. Pick acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Fokin misses with a hook. Pick ducked under it nicely.
Pick shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Fokin scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Pick is looking to counter punch.
Pick wants to clinch.
Fokin throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Pick counters with a left to the body.
Pick throws a hook to the side of Fokin's head but Fokin sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Georgy Fokin seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Pick throws a shot from downtown. Fokin moves away and avoids it.
Fokin shoots in but no luck this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin circles away from the clinch attempt.
Nice uppercut lands for Fokin. That snapped Pick's head back.
Fokin looks to land a combination but Pick avoids it well.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
Pick throws a body shot but no joy.
Pick throws a body shot but no joy.
And Fokin tries to counter it with a takedown but Pick pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Pick stuffs the takedown.
Pick takes one on the button.
Pick misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fokin.
Fokin slips under a jab from Pick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Pick. Fokin does a little dance to reset his feet.
Fokin uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Pick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin misses with a body shot
and Fokin takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Pick throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fokin missing with a left hand there. Pick was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nice body punch from Fokin.
Steve Pick is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Jab by Fokin.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A jab from Pick misses.
Fokin is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Fokin scores with a decent looking hook.
Fokin lands a jab to Pick's midsection.
Fokin takes one to the side of the head.
Pick takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Pick throws a looping overhand right but Fokin ducks down to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Pick works the jab nicely.
Fokin takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Decent striking displayed by Fokin there.
Fokin throws a shot to the body.
Fokin thows a left - swing and a miss!
Pick on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Pick ducks under a wild hook from Fokin.
Fokin connects with a leg kick. Pick looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin shoots in and drives through. Pick sprawls well.
Fokin misses with a leg kick
and Pick counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Nice defenses there by Fokin.
Fokin is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Fokin throws a right hand that misses

and Pick counters with a nice double leg into half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin tries to roll over but Pick keeps him under control.
Pick controlling the action here.
Fokin is trying to control but can't.
Pick with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Fokin won't allow Pick to pass to mount.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Fokin lands a nice looking body shot.
Pick scores with a nice head shot.
Fokin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Pick moves away.
Fokin tests Pick's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Pick ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fokin moves away.
Fokin scores with the left hand. Pick knows he should have avoided that one.
Fokin darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pick throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Pick looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Fokin shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Pick as he avoids it easily.
Pick drops down looking for a counter takedown but Fokin sprawls and moves away.
Nice jab there from Fokin.
Pick looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Jab from Fokin.
Pick moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Pick takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Fokin takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Pick ducks right into an uppercut from Fokin.
Pick wants to clinch up but Fokin keeps it at a distance.
Fokin with a hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin throws out a leg kick but Pick moves out of range and Fokin only half commits.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Fokin scores with a sloppy right hand. Pick should have avoided that one.
Fokin avoids the body shot from Pick.
Fokin misses with a takedown attempt
and Pick counters with a leg kick.
Steve Pick has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Georgy Fokin.
Pick jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Fokin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Pick moves away.
A right-left combo lands from Fokin.
Steve Pick has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Fokin misses with a straight left.
Fokin throws a sloppy body shot
and Fokin takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Fokin connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Pick's hands.
A chopping leg kick lands by Pick.
Fokin keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 27:30
Judge Wagner Zegers scores the fight 27:30
Judge Aafke Stam scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Georgy Fokin!

A victorious Georgy Fokin 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: UPG 10: Limitless     
Date:   Dec 04, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Tat Moh. Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the prize buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!

188 cm
30
216 lbs
17 - 9 - 0
185 cm
31
210 lbs
20 - 8 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Conviction
GREEN!160

Sun-Tzu



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Tat Moh!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Patrick Alders and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Moh throws a body kick that misses.
Moh looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Moh has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Moh there as he acknowledges the shot.
Tat Moh seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Moh has a takedown stuffed.
Fokin tries to counter with a takedown but Moh is quick to defend against it.
Moh misses with a double jab.
Moh displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Fokin throws out the jab.
A shot to the liver by Fokin. Beautiful body shot.
Moh misses with a kick to the body.
Moh on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Moh lands a nice looking kick to the body. Fokin takes a step back to recover.
Moh throws a body kick that misses.
A low kick from Moh misses

and Fokin counters with a shoot takedown. Moh fights it but they end up in guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Fokin tries to free his leg and advance position but Moh is retaining full guard.
Moh pulls Fokin in to control the position.
Fokin preventing the sweep.
We've been hearing good reports from Fokin's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Fokin trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Fokin keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Moh's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin throwing strikes but missing.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Moh avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Fokin is looking to advance position but Moh has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!

Moh cracks Fokin with a nasty head shot there - the crowd let out an audible gasp there, as the noise reverberated around the arena.
Moh throws some wild stikes that Fokin manages to avoid easily.
Fokin 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.
Fokin wants to hold on but Moh pushes him away.
Fokin is desperately trying to improve his position but Moh has a good base and remains in mount.
Poor strikes thrown by Moh there. More accuracy and less frantic strikes would help!
The crowd growing excited in anticipation of a finish here! Right on cue, Moh cracks his opponent with a massive right hand that draws loud cheers!
Fokin really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Moh wants to control but Fokin has made it back to half guard. Nice work.
Fokin is trying to get back to full guard.
Moh controlling the action here.
Moh throwing shots but Fokin is blocking nicely.
Moh works his way into full mount!
Moh is in the full mount, landing strikes.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Moh trying to control but Fokin is having none of it.
Fokin is in a horrible position here, under a barrage of strikes, he's managing to avoid any damage.
Moh prevents Fokin from getting the reversal.
BOOM! Moh connects with a massive shot to the dome!

Georgy Fokin's cut is getting worse.
Fokin is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Moh fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to hold on but Moh pushes him away.
Fokin is working to get back to half guard.
Moh landing strikes, looking to finish!

Georgy Fokin's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:39 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Tat Moh!
Post fight, Tat Moh stared into the camera and said 'We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. Yet, it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents, as well.'.
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Event: UPG 7: Marvelous     
Date:   Nov 13, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Parmalee Sackett. Sackett has chosen RATM: Know Your Enemy as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

188 cm
30
216 lbs
17 - 8 - 0
190 cm
30
215 lbs
24 - 6 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Conviction
GREEN!160

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V-Mask Clothing (10%)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Parmalee Sackett!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Patrick Alders and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sackett tries to land a front kick but Fokin steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Fokin checks a leg kick.
Sackett misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Fokin.
Sackett misses with an attempted mid kick.
Sackett with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Sackett throws the left hand but Fokin avoids the punch easily.
A chopping leg kick lands by Sackett.
Fokin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Sackett can pounce on him.
Fokin steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Sackett. That one must have hurt.
Fokin checks a low kick from Sackett.
Fokin tries to counter with a takedown but Sackett is quick to defend against it.

Fokin drives through with a takedown into guard.

Sackett kicks Fokin off and gets to his feet.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sackett has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Sackett shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Sackett throws a half hearted mid kick.
Sackett missing with a left hand there. Fokin was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Fokin feinted with a counter takedown.
Fokin checks a low kick from Sackett.
Sackett tries to work over Fokin's front leg with a kick but Fokin checks it.
Fokin checks a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sackett looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Sackett blocks a low kick nicely.
Fokin keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sackett ducks under a wild hook from Fokin.
Fokin connects with a crisp jab.

It looks like Parmalee Sackett has been cut.
Sackett throws a quick inside leg kick.
Fokin takes one to the side of the head.
Fokin moves out of range of the leg kick from Sackett.
Sackett throws a leg kick but Fokin moved away.
Sackett throws a body punch but Fokin moves out of range.
Fokin appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Fokin on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Sackett. Sackett obviously looking to wear him down.
Sackett thumps Fokin with a low kick.
Sackett throws a wild body kick that Fokin sees coming a mile off.
Fokin changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Fokin throws a shot to the body.
Fokin throws a jab when Sackett was well out of range.
Sackett fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Fokin is out of range.
Fokin half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
An inside leg kick from Sackett misses.
Fokin feinted with a counter takedown.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sackett keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sackett connects with an inside leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fokin moves out of range of the body kick.
Fokin seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Sackett tries to land a leg kick but Fokin saw it coming and moves away.
Sackett lands a leg kick that knocks Fokin off balance momentarily.
Fokin takes a swing at Sackett's ribcage but misses.
Sackett blocks a jab.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Sackett. Fokin shrugs it off though.
Sackett dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Fokin. That did some damage!
Fokin lands a nice looking body shot.
Fokin misses with a straight left.
Fokin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sackett.
Fokin works the jab nicely.
An inside leg kick lands from Sackett.
Fokin lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Sackett at a distance.
Fokin fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Sackett looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Sackett rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Fokin counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Fokin.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin won't allow Sackett to sweep him here.
Fokin throws an elbow that misses. Sackett uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Fokin's guard. Nice move by Sackett!

Fokin is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Sackett wants to stand and escape but instead Fokin has hit a sweep and he's now on top in guard.

Sackett has his hands on Fokin's head, controlling the position.

Sackett has butterfly guard. He's looking to stand up here. He pushes Fokin off him and springs to his feet nicely. The crowd applauds.
Nice body kick from Sackett.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sackett moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Sackett throws a nice inside leg kick.
Sackett throws a body punch but Fokin moves out of range.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Sackett.
Fokin dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Sackett. That did some damage!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sackett pivots, looking for a leg kick but Fokin is out of range and Sackett settles back down.
Fokin appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Sackett throws a front kick that sends Fokin stumbling back into the cage.
Sackett misses with a body kick.
Fokin scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A good leg kick by Sackett.
Sackett uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fokin.
Sackett swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Fokin with a body punch. A glancing blow.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A nice inside leg kick there by Sackett. That's going to slow Fokin down.
Sackett throws a hook but Fokin blocks it.
Fokin looks to throw the jab but Sackett is out of range.
Fokin throws out a loose jab but Sackett uses good head movement to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sackett lands a nice leg kick that just misses Fokin's sensitive parts.
Sackett checks a low kick from Fokin.
Sackett blocks a jab.
Parmalee Sackett seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Fokin throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fokin throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Sackett stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Sackett misses with a low kick.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
Fokin lands with a right hand.
Sackett throws a leg kick but Fokin checks it.
Sackett misses with a jab to the body

and Fokin counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.

Sackett has one foot on Fokin's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.
Sackett has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Parmalee Sackett seems to be getting the better of the standup.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Fokin throws a leg kick but Sackett moved away.
Sackett throws out a counter right but Fokin avoids it with no problem.
Sackett throws a poor cross that misses

and Fokin counters with a nice double leg into side control. Sackett won't be happy with that.
Sackett is looking to get back to his feet here but Fokin is keeping cool and he's managed to take Sackett's back.
Fokin punches Sackett on the ear.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sackett is really stuck here.
A bit of a pause in the action here. Fokin controlling the positon.
Fokin is punishing Sackett with strikes - can he finish him?!

Fokin working for a choke but Sackett is defending well.
Even with his hooks in, Fokin manages to miss with strikes from the back.

Fokin is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Sackett is defending well though. Fokin let's go of the attempt for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin struggling to keep hold of the position.
Fokin misses with an elbow to the head.
Sackett manages to reverse the position and now he's in Fokin's guard. Nice work there by Sackett.

Sackett decides he's had enough of playing guard and decides to stand. Come on Fokin, up you get!
Fokin clobbers Sackett with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Sackett throws out a leg kick but Fokin moves out of range and Sackett only half commits.
Sackett buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Fokin checks a leg kick.
Sackett misses with a head kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Fokin attempts a counter takedown but Sackett avoids it well and moves away.
Fokin bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Sackett's head.

Fokin gets tackled into the cage by Sackett. Sackett maintains the clinch.
Sackett throws a head punch that misses.
Fokin throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Fokin lands a shoulder strike.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Fokin tries a body shot but Sackett blocks it.
Sackett misses with a punch on the inside.
Sackett tries to throw a body punch but Fokin avoids it by throwing Sackett back against the cage.

Sackett breaks the clinch.
Fokin thuds a left hand into Sackett's body.
Parmalee Sackett is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Fokin misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Fokin misses with a wild combination.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin dives in for a single leg takedown but Sackett sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Sackett throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sackett throws a good cross that connects.
Sackett scoring well with a low kick there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fokin scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Sackett fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Fokin with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Fokin is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Fokin on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Nice uppercut there from Fokin.
Fokin throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fokin walks forward, straight into a front kick from Sackett.
Fokin takes a swing at Sackett's ribcage but misses.
Fokin tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fokin. Sackett does a little dance to reset his feet.
Nice takedown defense from Sackett. No joy for Fokin on that attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Georgy Fokin. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Fokin moves out of range of the leg kick from Sackett.
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 Georgy Fokin will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Parmalee Sackett's cut.
That's time! Fokin's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Sackett throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

Fokin drives through with a takedown into Sackett's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Fokin throwing strikes but missing.
Sackett is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Sackett is pulling down on Fokin's head to control his posture.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Sackett is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sackett is trying to keep Fokin in close.

The fighters are working up against the cage. Sackett manages to wriggle his way back to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched against the cage.
Fokin lands a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Sackett lands a hook that snaps the head of Fokin backwards.
Sackett misses with a hook to the ribs.
Fokin is stalling here.
A short uppercut from Sackett.
Fokin wants a takedown.
Fokin has a couple of punches blocked by Sackett.
Sackett gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Fokin.
Fokin will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Sackett misses with the head strike.
Fokin throws a head punch that misses.
Sackett blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Sackett blocks a body shot from Fokin.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short uppercut from Sackett.
Fokin lands a right hand that snaps the head of Sackett backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Fokin.
Sackett lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Fokin is trying to stall.
Sackett tries to land a knee to the head but Fokin blocks with his arms.
Sackett tries a body shot but Fokin blocks it.
Sackett blocks an uppercut.
Fokin tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Fokin turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Fokin manages to end up in side control.

Sackett throws his opponent off and manages to get back to his feet! Nicely done!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sackett lands a glancing blow to the side of Fokin's head.
The fight stays on the outside here - Sackett looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Sackett's hands.
Sackett misses with an attempted mid kick.
Fokin drops down looking for a counter takedown but Sackett sprawls and moves away.
Sackett lands a front kick.
Fokin throws a body punch but Sackett moves out of range.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Sackett is just out of range.
Sackett uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fokin.
Fokin scores with a nice strike.
Sackett fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Fokin looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Fokin changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Sackett tries to avoid it but Fokin manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Sackett to the ground. Sackett escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Georgy Fokin. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Fokin misses the shot to the body.
Sackett is looking to score with low kicks.
Fokin has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Sackett.
Some wild striking there from Sackett.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Sackett.
Fokin checks a leg kick nicely.
Fokin looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A swing and a miss from Fokin.
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!
Fokin blocks the body kick.
Fokin takes a swing at Sackett's ribcage but misses.
Fokin throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fokin avoids a punch combination nicely.
Fokin checks the leg kick nicely there.
Sackett showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Fokin.
Sackett throws a low kick, looking for Fokin's leg but Fokin calmly moves out of range.
Sackett just misses with a punch to the body.
Fokin appears to be looking for a counter takedown.

And that's the end of the fight!
Parmalee Sackett comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Sackett has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 28:29
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight 28:29
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Parmalee Sackett!

Parmalee Sackett gave a mention to Hellraiser FightGear in his post fight interview. That will please them (and hopefully generate some sales).
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Event: UPG 2: Elevation     
Date:   Oct 11, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ron Burgundy and Georgy Fokin. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

188 cm
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215 lbs
17 - 7 - 0
188 cm
29
216 lbs
16 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Granite chin

Spartan Nutrition

Conviction
GREEN!160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Ron Burgundy!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Wagner Zegers, Daniel Blasius and Albert Achterberg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A jab from Burgundy finds it's way through Fokin's defenses.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
Burgundy throws a lazy right hand but Fokin sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Fokin feints the counter takedown.
Fokin throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Burgundy stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Burgundy fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Fokin looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Burgundy takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Burgundy scores with a head kick. Fokin tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Burgundy connects with a leg kick. Fokin looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
A right-left combo lands from Fokin.

It looks like Ron Burgundy has been cut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Burgundy tries to clinch up

so Fokin counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Fokin keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Burgundy's head.
Burgundy controlling Fokin's posture.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Fokin sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Fokin makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin controls from within his opponent's guard.
Burgundy is trying to control the position but Fokin postures up.
Burgundy wants to stand up but Fokin is controlling him.
Fokin tries to free his leg and advance position but Burgundy is retaining full guard.
Fokin advances position into side control!
We've been hearing good reports from Burgundy's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Fokin trying to control the position but Burgundy is working away.
Fokin in side control lands a decent elbow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Burgundy some visible discomfort.
Fokin cracks Burgundy with a big right hand but Burgundy just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Fokin has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Fokin content to control the pace. The referee will try and keep them active though.
Burgundy wants to control but Fokin postures up.
Burgundy is looking for a sweep.
Burgundy managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Fokin.
Fokin content to control the pace. The referee will try and keep them active though.
Burgundy is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but Fokin has just dragged him back down to the mat.
Burgundy is being controlled here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Fokin thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
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.
Fokin is looking to take a break and control but Burgundy is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Fokin creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
Fokin staying calm.
Burgundy manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Fokin trying to control from half guard but Burgundy is working away.
Burgundy keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Fokin not doing much here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!



Fokin shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Fokin stopping the sweep attempt from Burgundy.
Burgundy can't keep his opponent in guard - Fokin advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Burgundy wants to improve his position but Fokin is controlling well.
Fokin wants to take a breather but Burgundy is having none of it.
Burgundy trying to control from the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Fokin wants to control but Burgundy is keeping him busy.

Fokin is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Burgundy has managed to free his arm - good work.
Fokin lands with a punch from half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burgundy is looking for a sweep. Fokin is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Fokin passes the guard and advances to mount!
Fokin working the ground and pound effectively.
Fokin dominating with strikes here.
Fokin has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Fokin controlling from the full mount.
Fokin is in the full mount, landing strikes.
Fokin can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Burgundy is looking to escape.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin looking to finish Burgundy with some ground and pound. This is bad for Burgundy!
Fokin tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Burgundy is looking to improve his position but Fokin isn't that keen on the idea.
Fokin can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Burgundy is looking to escape.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin controlling from the full mount.
Burgundy can't escape the position.
Fokin can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Burgundy is looking to escape.
Fokin content just to control the position here.

Fokin looking for an armbar but decides to keep the dominant position instead.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Fokin sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Burgundy is looking to improve his position but Fokin isn't that keen on the idea.
The crowd growing excited in anticipation of a finish here! Right on cue, Fokin cracks his opponent with a massive right hand that draws loud cheers!
Fokin controlling from mount.
Fokin trying to control but he's not successful this time.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's 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!


Burgundy swings for the body but Fokin moves out of range.
Fokin throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Burgundy misses with a low kick.
Burgundy looks to land a combination but Fokin avoids it well.
And Fokin tries to counter it with a takedown but Burgundy pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Burgundy avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Fokin, as that shot connected.
Burgundy walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Burgundy misses with a few strikes there.
A good leg kick by Burgundy.
Fokin scores with a jab.
A decent looking cross lands there for Fokin.
Georgy Fokin seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Burgundy takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fokin paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

Burgundy is rocked!
Fokin lands an uppercut out of nowhere! Burgundy falls backwards - clearly groggy! Fokin dives in and finishes the fight with more strikes for a TKO finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:48 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Georgy Fokin!
Georgy Fokin thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: AMS FC 119: Tyrannical     
Date:   Sep 20, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Brian Burns. Burns has chosen Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire as his entrance music. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

188 cm
29
216 lbs
15 - 8 - 0
193 cm
29
215 lbs
16 - 9 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Granite chin

GREEN!160
Conviction

Spartan Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Nard Betker and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fokin takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Burns missing with a left hand there. Fokin was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Burns lands a jab.
Fokin's corner calls for a 1-2. Fokin obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Burns lands with a nice body punch.

Fokin changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Burns looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Burns struggling a bit here.
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.
Fokin is looking to take a break and control but Burns is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

Fokin working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Burns tries to get back to half guard but can't.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns trying to control but Fokin flips him over like a cheap hooker and has his back!
Burns trying to control the action but Fokin just sinks the hooks in.
Fokin punishes Burns with strikes from the back mount.
Burns can't escape the position.

Fokin is working hard for the rear naked choke here.
Fokin throwing sloppy strikes.
Burns is trying to break free.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Burns looks to control his opponent's hands but he's not mananging it at the moment.
Burns rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Fokin jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Fokin has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Burns feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Fokins jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Fokin throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burns sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Fokin throws a jab when Burns was well out of range.

Fokin moves into the clinch.
Burns swings wildly with an uppercut but Fokin uses good head movement to avoid it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Burns.
Fokin lands with a short shot to the head.
Burns is trying to break the clinch but Fokin is controlling him.
Fokin prevents a body shot from Burns.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Still in the clinch, Fokin scores with a nice short uppercut.
Burns misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Fokin takes a shot to the head.
Fokin tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Burns breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
A telegraphed right hand from Fokin misses the target.
Burns loads up on a big right hand but Fokin slips the punch.
Nice defenses there by Fokin.
Fokin half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Both fighters circling a little - Burns finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Good leg kick by Fokin there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Burns takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

Burns rushes Fokin and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Burns tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

Fokin has clasped his hands together around Burns's back... aaand, he's got a takedown into side control. Nicely done.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Burns is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns wants to improve his position but Fokin is controlling well.
Fokin working over Burns with some ground and pound. Burns looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.

Burns actively working from the bottom here.
Fokin seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Fokin trying to control from half guard but Burns is working away.
Burns is in trouble now - Fokin has advanced to mount!
Fokin controlling from mount.
Fokin postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Burns looks a forlorn figure.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Burns throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fokin misses the body punch
and Burns cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Fokin doesn't manage to clinch there - Burns circles away.
Burns throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Fokin.

Burns closes the distance and clinches.
Burns misses with a short punch on the inside.
Fokin blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Burns lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Burns misses with a punch on the inside.
Fokin misses with the head strike.
Fokin misses with a hook to the ribs.
Fokin blocks an uppercut.
A right hand to the body from Fokin.
Burns working aggressively here.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fokin working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Burns.
Brian Burns seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Fokin tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Burns's elbow.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Burns gets a trip takedown into half guard.

Fokin looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Burns is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Burns thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Fokin is pressing down on Burns's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

Burns drops back looking for a heel hook - he quickly realises he's not going to get it but Fokin manages to dive on top of him before he can escape and now Burns has Fokin in his guard.
Fokin lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Georgy Fokin overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Burns is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin is stalling in the full guard.
Fokin wants to control from the top but Burns keeps moving.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
Fokin trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Burns uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Fokin.
Burns connects with a body shot.
Brian Burns seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Burns lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Fokin misses with a looping left.

Burns moves into the clinch successfully.
Fokin lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short uppercut from Fokin.
Burns working aggressively here.
Burns can't find room to land a body shot as Fokin controls the action.

Burns turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
Fokin takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Fokin sneaks back into half guard.

Fokin is defending against the submission attempts here by Burns.
Burns trying to control from half guard but Fokin is working away.
Fokin trying to control but Burns postures up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns scores with a couple of good hammerfists.

Burns is looking for a kimura but Fokin is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Burns to get the leverage.
Fokin trying to control from the bottom.
Fokin works his way to full guard. Good work.
Burns trying to control but Fokin is working from the bottom.
Fokin avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Burns postures up in Fokin's guard and throws a big left but Fokin blocks it.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Burns tries to free his leg and advance position but Fokin is retaining full guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Fokin fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Fokin looks to land a left hand but Burns moved out of range nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brian Burns showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


A telegraphed takedown attempt from Burns is defended easily by Fokin.
Burns misses with a body shot.
Fokin throws a hook but Burns blocks it.
Burns throws a body shot but no joy.
Burns avoids the body shot from Fokin.
Burns lands with an uppercut that bounces Fokin off the cage and back into range.
Burns tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Fokin was well out of range. Poor timing from Burns.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Burns lands a jab to Fokin's midsection.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns slips a jab from Fokin.
Fokin lands a really nice looking cross but Burns seems unphased.

Fokin drives through with a takedown into Burns's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Burns is trying to control the position from the bottom.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin is pushing down on Burns's leg trying to pass to half guard. Burns is fighting to maintain full guard but Fokin has managed to sneak the leg through.
Fokin wants to control but Burns is keeping him busy.
Burns regains full guard. Nicely done.
Fokin stays in close to Burns's body and controls the position.
Fokin preventing the sweep.
Fokin looking to pass the guard.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Burns shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Fokin sprawls well. Fokin wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Burns gets slowly back to his feet.

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.
Burns throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Fokin half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Burns slips a jab from Fokin.
Burns throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Fokin tries to counter with a takedown but Burns is quick to defend against it.
Sloppy strikes from Burns. Those never looked like landing.
Fokin circles away from the clinch attempt.
Burns ducks right into an uppercut from Fokin.
Fokin swings for the body but Burns moves out of range.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Fokin.
Fokin trying to control the position but Burns is working away.
Fokin is putting a hurting on Burns here, landing some big shots from side control.
Fokin is looking to take a break and control but Burns is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Burns is looking to reverse the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Fokin wants to lay and pray for a moment but Burns keeps working.
Burns is trying to improve his position.
Fokin wants to control but Burns is keeping him busy.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Burns has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Burns with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Fokin to score with a decent uppercut.
Burns wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Fokin scores with a hook to the body. Burns takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Fokin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns swings for the body but Fokin moves out of range.
Fokin throws a looping overhand right but Burns ducks down to avoid it.
Fokin loads up on a big right hand but Burns slips the punch.
Burns fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Fokin on the side of the head.
Burns misses with a looping right.
Fokin lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Fokin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Burns throws the left hand but Fokin avoids the punch easily.

Burns instigates a clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Fokin.
Burns takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fokin blocks an uppercut.
Fokin lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Fokin looking to stall.
Burns lands a nice uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Burns.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 29:28
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight 29:28
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Georgy Fokin!

An out of breath Georgy Fokin thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
In defeat, Brian Burns stepped up to the mic, saying 'Hats off to my opponent. He was better tonight. I hope we meet again in the future.'.
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Event: AMS FC 114: Primeval     
Date:   Aug 15, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Shogan Aye. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

188 cm
29
216 lbs
15 - 7 - 0
188 cm
29
218 lbs
14 - 4 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Conviction
GREEN!160

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Shogan Aye!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Aafke Stam and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fokin moves into range and connects with a jab.
Fokin has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Aye takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Aye on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Fokin throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Aye on the side of the head.
Fokin feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Aye's calf.
Fokin lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Aye lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Fokin's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Fokin duly obliges.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
The fight stays on the outside here - Fokin looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Aye swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Aye shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Fokin lands with a shot to the body.
A jab from Fokin finds it's way through Aye's defenses.
Aye throws a push kick but Fokin slaps the foot to one side.
Fokin moves out of range of the body kick from Aye.
Aye takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Aye lands a body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Aye rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Fokin moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Fokin attempts a counter takedown but Aye avoids it well and moves away.
Good exchange - Fokin coming out on top.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Aye was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
Fokin scores with a jab.
Fokin jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Aye misses the jab.
Aye on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Fokin avoids the body shot from Aye.
Aye throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Fokin drops down looking for a counter takedown but Aye sprawls and moves away.
Aye uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Fokin.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Aye moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Aye slips a jab from Fokin.
Aye gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Fokin fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aye misses with a jab, cross combination.
Aye throws a leg kick

and Fokin counters with a takedown into side control.
Aye wants to control but Fokin postures up.

Fokin working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Fokin is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Aye will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.
Fokin's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
Fokin wants to control but Aye is keeping him busy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin lands a few punches from side control.
Fokin is looking to take a break and control but Aye is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Aye is trying to get back to half guard.

Fokin wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Aye, who protects the arm well.
Aye is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Fokin is taking a breather. Aye says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Fokin wants to control but Aye is keeping him busy.
Aye is trying to maintain the position but Fokin is very close to passing his half guard.
Aye is not content to let Fokin control the position.
Still in half guard, Fokin seems content to control.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Aye works his way to full guard. Good work.
Aye working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Fokin.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Aye is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Fokin tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Aye manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Aye moves out of range as Fokin strikes.
Aye throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Aye scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Fokin doesn't seem bothered though.
Fokin lands a nice shot to the body.
Fokin takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Fokin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Aye takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Aye avoids the body shot from Fokin.
Fokin misses with a straight left.
A looping hook to the body misses from Aye. Fokin does a little dance to reset his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Fokin moves out of range of the body kick from Aye.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Aye is just out of range.
Fokin swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Fokin moves out of range of the body kick from Aye.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Aye. Fokin shrugs it off though.
Fokin sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Aye is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Fokin rather than just go for the knockout.
Aye moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Aye throws a nice head kick!

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
Aye bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Fokin slips a jab from Aye.
Aye thuds his right hand into Fokin's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Aye thuds his right hand into Fokin's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Fokin is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Aye can do to turn this around?
Fokin takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Aye throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Aye looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Fokin shoots for a double leg takedown but Aye sprawls well. He's pushed Fokin's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
A head kick misses from Aye.
Fokin paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Fokin just misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aye throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Aye connects with a solid leg kick.
Fokin defending well as Aye loads up on a big left hand.
Aye changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Fokin tries to avoid it but Aye manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Fokin to the ground. Fokin escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Fokin appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Fokin fails with an attempt to clinch.
And Aye tries to counter it with a takedown but Fokin pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Fokin's jab looks to have found its range, popping Aye under the eye.
Aye connects with the punch.
A head kick misses from Aye.
Fokin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Aye let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Fokin is looking to clinch.
Aye misses with a body kick.
Fokin is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Fokin throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Aye.
Aye tries a low kick but Fokin avoids it.
Aye keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Fokin.
It seemed like Aye was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A nice leg kick lands there from Aye.
Aye jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Aye takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Both fighters circling a little - Aye finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Fokin checks the leg kick nicely there.
Fokin attempts a counter takedown but Aye avoids it well and moves away.
Fokin lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Fokin works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Fokin tries to score with a low kick but Aye moves his leg out of the way.
Aye slips under a jab.
Fokin thuds his right hand into Aye's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Fokin blocks a leg kick.
Fokin half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Fokin throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Aye counters with an inside leg kick.
Georgy Fokin is winning the standup battle so far.
Aye lands a slapping body shot.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Aye, right into the meat.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A head kick misses from Aye.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aye throws a leg kick but Fokin moved away.
Fokin attempts a counter takedown but Aye avoids it well and moves away.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Jab from Fokin.
No luck for Aye with that takedown attempt.
Fokin fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Aye on the side of the head.
Fokin slips under a jab.
Fokin throws a body punch but Aye moves out of range.
A slow jab from Fokin misses its intended target.
Jab from Aye.
Fokin moves out of range of the body kick.
The fighters circling - Fokin throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Fokin tries to clinch up but Aye circles away and keeps his distance.
Fokin throws a hook to the side of Aye's head but Aye sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shogan Aye showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Both fighters circling a little - Aye finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Fokin takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Aye scores with a leg kick.
Aye connects with a good right hand that stumbles Fokin. Fokin circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Fokin throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Aye.
Aye misses with a low kick.
Aye tries to work over Fokin's front leg with a kick but Fokin checks it.
Aye scores with a leg kick.
Aye has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Fokin takes a swing at Aye's ribcage but misses.
Aye throws a leg kick but Fokin sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Fokin appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
A lazy left from Aye finds it's target.
Aye throws a lazy head kick

and Fokin counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Aye keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.
Aye pulls Fokin in close to his closed guard and prevents Fokin from doing any damage or advancing position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin trying to control the position from guard on top but Aye is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin sitting in guard here, content to control.
Aye manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Fokin manages to get himself to full guard.

Fokin is controlling Aye's posture.
Aye working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Fokin preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Aye scoring with some ground and pound.
Aye is looking to pass into half guard but Fokin pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Fokin is in guard.
Fokin postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Fokin looking to pass the guard.
Fokin is in close to Aye's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Fokin lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Aye pulls Fokin in to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin preventing the sweep.

Aye working for a triangle but Fokin defends it easily.
Fokin working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Aye's head.

Aye had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Fokin defends it easily.
Aye wants to sweep here but Fokin controlling him for the moment.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Aye checks a leg kick nicely.
Aye showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Fokin.
Aye shapes to counter with a head kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Aye throws the kick towards the body but Fokin avoids it.
Aye tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Fokin is able to avoid easily.
A nice inside leg kick there by Aye. That's going to slow Fokin down.
Aye throws a nice inside leg kick.
Fokin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Aye manages to avoid it.
A jab from Fokin does it's job there.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Aye lands with a kick to the ribs.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A big left from Fokin misses.
Aye changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Fokin misses with a wild combination.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Aye takes a swing at Fokin's ribcage but misses.
Aye misses with a wild combination.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 28:29
Judge Aafke Stam scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shogan Aye!
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Event: AMS FC 110: Unprovoked     
Date:   Jul 18, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Matt Greiner and Georgy Fokin. Greiner comes to the cage accompanied by August Burns Red - Spirit Breaker. 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.

193 cm
27
217 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
188 cm
28
216 lbs
14 - 7 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Granite chin
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Granite chin

Spartan Nutrition

Conviction
GREEN!160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Matt Greiner!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Patrick Alders and Saam Ante.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fokin scores with a crisp jab that stopped Greiner in his tracks.
Greiner lands with an uppercut that bounces Fokin off the cage and back into range.
Greiner will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Greiner takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Greiner tries to bum rush Fokin with a series of wild strikes but Fokin uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Greiner pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Greiner scores with a crisp jab that stopped Fokin in his tracks.
Fokin moves out of range as Greiner strikes.
A low kick from Greiner is predictable there

and Fokin counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Fokin.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Greiner can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Fokin controls the pace.
Fokin works over Greiner with some ground and pound from guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin preventing the sweep.
Fokin working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Greiner's head.
Fokin not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

Greiner is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Fokin controlling from the top position.
Greiner looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Fokin controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Fokin trying to control but Greiner is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Fokin works over Greiner with some ground and pound from guard.
Fokin slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Fokin won't allow Greiner to sweep him here.
Fokin wants to control from the top but Greiner keeps moving.
Fokin pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Greiner is keeping the position for now.
Greiner looking to control.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Greiner misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Matt Greiner seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Fokin takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
Fokin lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Greiner walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Fokin checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Fokin connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Fokin with a nice cross.

Fokin clinches up with Greiner and pushes him back against the cage.
Greiner lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Fokin controlling the action here for a moment.

Greiner's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Fokin tries to bum rush Greiner with a series of wild strikes but Greiner uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Greiner went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
A chopping leg kick lands by Greiner.
Fokin checks a leg kick nicely.
Greiner throws a chopping leg kick but Fokin manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Greiner throws a hook to the side of Fokin's head but Fokin sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Fokin checks a low kick from Greiner.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin just misses with a punch to the body.
Greiner throws out a loose jab but Fokin uses good head movement to avoid it.
Greiner misses with a jab, cross combination.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Greiner throws a head kick that half lands.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Greiner 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 Fokin has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Fokin and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Greiner will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Fokin tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Greiner drops his hands momentarily and Fokin takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Fokin throws a lazy right hand but Greiner sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Greiner is looking to counter punch.
A big right from Greiner misses.
Fokin drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Greiner defends it well.
Fokin misses with a straight left.
Greiner throws a leg kick that misses.
Fokin drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Greiner defends it well.
Fokin fails with the takedown.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Georgy Fokin will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Fokin punishes Greiner's body with a nice straight punch.
Greiner throws a hook but Fokin avoids it easily.
Fokin with the counter takedown but Greiner avoids it easily.
Greiner throws a shot from downtown. Fokin moves away and avoids it.
Fokin drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Greiner defends it well.
Fokin throws a jab when Greiner was well out of range.
Greiner takes one on the button.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Greiner moves away from the strike by Fokin.
And Greiner counters with a quick kick to the body but Fokin blocks it.
Fokin lands a slapping body shot.
Greiner looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Jab from Greiner.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Greiner throws a nice outside leg kick.
Greiner missing with a left hand there. Fokin was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Decent striking displayed by Fokin there.
Greiner lands a nice looking body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin connects with a right hand. Greiner shakes it off.
Nice straight punches there by Fokin. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Fokin.
Greiner throws a head kick that misses.
Matt Greiner is winning the standup battle so far.
Fokin misses with a straight left.
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Greiner connects with a body shot.
Greiner just misses with a punch to the body.
Fokin tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Matt Greiner is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Greiner takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Fokin misses with an uppercut.
Greiner uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Fokin.
Fokin tests Greiner's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Fokin misses with a left hand
and Greiner counters with a straight right hand.
Good work by Fokin as he checks the leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Greiner.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Greiner misses with a hook. Fokin ducked under it nicely.
Fokin wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Fokin lands with a cross.
Greiner throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
And Fokin tries to counter it with a takedown but Greiner pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Greiner jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Greiner misses with a head kick.
Fokin drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Greiner defends it well.

Fokin shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Greiner manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Greiner controls Fokin momentarily but Fokin frees himself.
Fokin working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Greiner's head.
Fokin postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is working Greiner over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Fokin postures up and lands a big shot to Greiner's brow.
Fokin controls from within his opponent's guard.
Fokin wants to control from the top but Greiner keeps moving.
Fokin keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Greiner's head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Fokin is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Fokin pushing down on Greiner's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

Fokin 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.
Fokin content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Fokin prevents Greiner from improving his position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Fokin lands with a shot to the body.
Fokin misses with an uppercut.
Greiner fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Fokin blocks a head kick by Greiner.
Fokin tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Fokin throws a shot to the body.
Fokin avoids the head kick by Greiner.
Fokin is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Greiner throws a push kick but Fokin slaps the foot to one side.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Fokin scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fokin passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Greiner!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Greiner keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The referee warns Greiner that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.
Greiner regains half guard.
Greiner is refusing to be controlled, as Fokin sits in half guard.
Fokin trying to mount his opponent but Greiner defends it.
Fokin perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Fokin blocks the strikes from Greiner.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Greiner looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Fokin lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Fokin landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Greiner is looking to improve his position.
Greiner tries to regain full guard. Instead though, Fokin has advanced to mount. Uh oh.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin landing punches.
Fokin can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Greiner is looking to escape.
Fokin lands a couple of good shots and Greiner has given up his back, trying to escape the position!
Fokin trying to secure his dominant position for a moment - making sure Greiner doesn't escape.
Greiner rolls, trying to escape but Fokin keeps control of the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is controlling the position but Greiner somehow manages to roll and ends up with half guard.
Greiner has hold of Fokin's hands but Fokin slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Greiner is trying to control but can't.

Greiner looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Fokin tries to pass the half guard into mount. Greiner knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Fokin perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Fokin's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 27:30
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight 27:30
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Georgy Fokin!

Georgy Fokin decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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FIGHT
RATING
42%

 

Event: AMS LHW Grand Prix Finals     
Date:   Jun 20, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Artie DeVanzo and Georgy Fokin. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

182 cm
23
207 lbs
13 - 5 - 0
188 cm
28
221 lbs
13 - 7 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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Conviction
GREEN!160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Artie DeVanzo!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Albert Achterberg and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fokin tries to clinch but DeVanzo moves away
and DeVanzo counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
An inside leg kick from DeVanzo misses.
Fokin with the counter takedown but DeVanzo avoids it easily.
DeVanzo seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Fokin misses with a shot to the body
and Fokin takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Fokin throws a body punch but DeVanzo moves out of range.
Fokin fails to land with a series of punches.
DeVanzo swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A jab lands there for DeVanzo.
Fokin throws a hook but DeVanzo blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
DeVanzo cracks the inside of Fokin's front leg.
Fokin moves out of range of the strikes.
DeVanzo throws a shot from downtown. Fokin moves away and avoids it.
Fokin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Fokin rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but DeVanzo moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
DeVanzo appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
DeVanzo moves out of range of the leg kick from Fokin.
Fokin jabbing away but nothing is landing.
DeVanzo staying out of range there.
Fokin 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.
DeVanzo slips under a jab.
DeVanzo keeps the fight on the outside.
DeVanzo thinks about countering with a body kick.
Fokin connects with a jab.
Georgy Fokin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but DeVanzo was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
Artie DeVanzo is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A clash of legs there as Fokin blocks the low kick.
DeVanzo takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Fokin gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and DeVanzo counters with a good low kick that Fokin was not able to check.
Fokin misses with a hook. DeVanzo ducked under it nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
DeVanzo walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Fokin checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Fokin takes a swing at DeVanzo's ribcage but misses.
DeVanzo slips a jab from Fokin.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but DeVanzo is just out of range.
Fokin shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has DeVanzo pinned against the cage. DeVanzo gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Fokin scores with a hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of DeVanzo's head.
DeVanzo looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Fokin throws a low kick but it's checked well by DeVanzo.
Fokin scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
DeVanzo keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Fokin misses with a wild combination.
It appears DeVanzo was looking to counter with a kick there.
DeVanzo moves out of range as Fokin strikes.
Fokin misses with a left hand
and DeVanzo counters with a series of strikes. Fokin will be more careful next time no doubt.
DeVanzo misses with a kick to the body.
DeVanzo misses with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin ducks under a wild hook from DeVanzo.
Fokin thuds his right hand into DeVanzo's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Fokin throws a nice looking combination but DeVanzo bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Fokin tries a low kick but DeVanzo avoids it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
DeVanzo tries to land a front kick but Fokin steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Fokin shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with DeVanzo but DeVanzo pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Artie DeVanzo has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Georgy Fokin.
Fokin 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.
Fokin dips to his left and cracks DeVanzo with an uppercut!
A solid leg kick lands there for DeVanzo.
DeVanzo drops his hands momentarily and Fokin takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


DeVanzo connects with a solid leg kick.
Fokin displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as DeVanzo throws out the jab.
DeVanzo tries to close the distance and clinch but Fokin swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Fokin's jab looks to have found its range, popping DeVanzo under the eye.
Fokin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but DeVanzo was well out of range. Poor timing from Fokin.
DeVanzo lands with a shot to the body.
DeVanzo throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin scores with a shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin dives in for a single leg takedown but DeVanzo sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Fokin punishes DeVanzo's body with a nice straight punch.
DeVanzo throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Fokin moves out of range as DeVanzo throws a body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
DeVanzo pivots, looking for a leg kick but Fokin is out of range and DeVanzo settles back down.
Fokin checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
DeVanzo misses with an uppercut.
Fokin throws a low kick but DeVanzo moves out of range easily.
DeVanzo appears to be looking for a big counter.
DeVanzo clobbers Fokin with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Fokin moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
DeVanzo throws a wild body kick that Fokin sees coming a mile off.
DeVanzo uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fokin.
DeVanzo slips under a jab from Fokin.
Fokin misses with a hook. DeVanzo ducked under it nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before DeVanzo has time to react.
DeVanzo tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Fokin looks to throw the jab but DeVanzo is out of range.
Fokin works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
DeVanzo has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from DeVanzo there as he acknowledges the shot.
Fokin scores with a jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fokin throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
Fokin throws an off balance right hand
and DeVanzo counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

Fokin scores with a takedown into DeVanzo's guard.
Fokin throws a big right hand that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
DeVanzo keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Fokin accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Fokin trying to move into half guard but instead DeVanzo has managed to sweep!

Fokin wants to sweep here but DeVanzo controlling him for the moment.
DeVanzo working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin looking for a sweep. Not yet Fokin, not yet.
DeVanzo is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
DeVanzo trying to control the position from guard on top but Fokin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Fokin utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
DeVanzo preventing the sweep.
Fokin keeping full guard, as DeVanzo tries to pass.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
DeVanzo trying to control the position from guard on top but Fokin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Fokin throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
DeVanzo seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
DeVanzo walks into a left hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Fokin lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Fokin throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
DeVanzo misses with a head kick.
DeVanzo dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Fokin avoids a kick to the body.
Fokin swings for the body but DeVanzo moves out of range.
DeVanzo appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Fokin takes a swing at DeVanzo's ribcage but misses.
Fokin misses with a looping left.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
DeVanzo ducks under a wild hook from Fokin.
DeVanzo tries to score with a low kick but Fokin moves his leg out of the way.
Artie DeVanzo is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
DeVanzo thows a leg kick but Fokin checks it

and Fokin counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for DeVanzo!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin working away.
Fokin working the strikes but DeVanzo uses the opportunity to regain half guard.
DeVanzo wants to sweep but Fokin has passed to side control!
Fokin wants to control but DeVanzo is keeping him busy.
Fokin misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
DeVanzo defending against the ground and pound.
DeVanzo holds on to Fokin's head and controls the position momentarily.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
DeVanzo can't do much from the bottom here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
Fokin is putting a hurting on DeVanzo here, landing some big shots from side control.
Fokin sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but DeVanzo is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
DeVanzo is trying to control Fokin's posture but Fokin avoids it.
DeVanzo is not content to let Fokin control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
DeVanzo trying to control but Fokin flips him over like a cheap hooker and has his back!
The crowd hopeful of a finish here - Fokin's supporters are on their feet, screaming for him to go for the rear naked choke.
Fokin misses with punches from the back.
Georgy Fokin has got the better of the ground game so far.
Fokin punches the canvas rather than the man.

Fokin working for a choke but DeVanzo reverses nicely into Fokin 's guard.
DeVanzo trying to control the position from guard on top but Fokin is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
DeVanzo looking to sit in guard and control but Fokin gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

DeVanzo is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
DeVanzo keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Fokin slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.

And that's the end of the fight!
Georgy Fokin comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Fokin has outworked and out performed his opponent in all aspects of the game today. He was simply too good and the decision should be no more than a formality. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 27:30
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 27:30
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Georgy Fokin!

Georgy Fokin decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
The defeated Artie DeVanzo had this to say: 'Hey, are we done here? 'Cause I'm losing my buzz. '.
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Event: AMS LHW Grand Prix R3     
Date:   May 23, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Happy Forclit. Forclit is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Cypress Hill-Trouble. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

188 cm
28
221 lbs
12 - 7 - 0
195 cm
26
211 lbs
12 - 7 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

GREEN!160

REAR NAKED CHOKE NUTRITION



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Happy Forclit!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Paulsen Ambrosius and Saam Ante.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Oh, that's a big right hand from Fokin and Forclit goes tumbling to the canvas! Fokin follows him to the ground and looks to finish from half guard.

Forclit is rocked!

It looks like Happy Forclit has been cut.

Forclit actively working from the bottom here.
Forclit is still in real trouble! Can Fokin finish him?

Forclit is defending against the submission attempts here by Fokin.
Forclit seems to have recovered his senses.
Forclit is looking to control Fokin's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Forclit avoid being mounted?
Forclit is looking for a sweep. Fokin is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Forclit won't allow Fokin to pass to mount.
Fokin content to control rather than advance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Fokin working the head and body with strikes.
Fokin wants to take a breather but Forclit is having none of it.
Fokin not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Fokin in particular looking to stall.
Fokin not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Fokin looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Forclit manages to get to full guard.

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

Forclit throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Forclit pulls Fokin in to control the position.
Forclit keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Forclit throws the kick towards the body but Fokin avoids it.
Fokin misses with an uppercut. Forclit saw that one coming.
Jab, jab by Forclit - just one landing.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
Fokin throws a body punch but Forclit moves out of range.
Forclit moves away from the strike by Fokin.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Forclit takes a swing at Fokin's ribcage but misses.
Fokin appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Forclit throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Fokin on the side of the head.
Forclit avoids the body shot from Fokin.
Fokin gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Forclit counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Forclit fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Fokin loads up on a big right hand but Forclit slips the punch.
It seemed like Forclit was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Forclit moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Forclit swings for the body but Fokin moves out of range.
A good leg kick by Forclit.
Fokin loads up on a big right hand but Forclit slips the punch.

Fokin shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Fokin 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.
Fokin is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to control from the top but Forclit keeps moving.
Fokin with a flurry of punches that miss.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fokin looking to pass the guard.
Fokin wants to control from the top but Forclit keeps moving.
Forclit preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Fokin trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Fokin makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.

Forclit escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Fokin gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Happy Forclit'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.


Forclit moves out of range of the strikes.
Forclit uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Fokin.
Fokin wants to clinch.
Forclit pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A punch combination from Fokin misses.
Forclit appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Fokin throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Forclit sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Forclit waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Fokin.
Fokin 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.
Fokin rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Forclit moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Fokin looks to score with a jab to the body but Forclit is just out of range.
Forclit lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Fokin at a distance.
Fokin loads up on a big right hand but Forclit slips the punch.
Fokin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Forclit moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Forclit steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Fokin.
Forclit takes a swing at Fokin's ribcage but misses.
Forclit throws a body punch but Fokin moves out of range.
Fokin tries to counter with a takedown but Forclit is quick to defend against it.
Forclit lunges at Fokin with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Fokin's hand.
Fokin throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Forclit appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Fokin tries a low kick but Forclit avoids it.
Forclit lands with a hook. Fokin tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
A swing and a miss from Fokin.

Fokin feints and as Forclit raises his hands in defense, Fokin changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Forclit trying to strike off his back.

Fokin got a little sloppy there for a moment and Forclit has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Fokin has managed to get both his arms back between Forclit's legs - danger averted.
Fokin stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Forclit swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Forclit keeping moving, preventing Fokin from controlling successfully.
Fokin stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Forclit swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Fokin being controlled here momentarily.
Fokin postures up in Forclit's guard and throws a big left but Forclit blocks it.

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

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Forclit scores with a crisp jab that stopped Fokin in his tracks.
Fokin throws the left hand but Forclit avoids the punch easily.
Forclit throws a lazy right hand but Fokin sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Fokin slips under a jab from Forclit.
Forclit has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Fokin misses with a body shot
and Forclit counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A bone on bone clash there as Fokin blocks the leg kick.
Fokin is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Forclit slips a jab from Fokin.

Forclit shoots in for a takedown and gets it.

Forclit is working for a submission of some sort.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Fokin taking some punishment here, with Forclit in his half guard.

Forclit is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Fokin is positioning himself well to prevent Forclit advancing to mount.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Fokin is trying to get back to full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Happy Forclit will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Happy Forclit's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


A cross from Forclit lands.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Forclit - that will leave a mark!
Fokin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Fokin changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Forclit thows a leg kick but Fokin checks it
and Fokin counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Fokin slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Forclit throws a leg kick but Fokin sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Forclit tries to land a body kick
and Fokin cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Fokin misses with an uppercut. Forclit saw that one coming.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Fokin shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Forclit napping and manages to drive through 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!
Forclit tries to control the position but he's not in luck - Fokin easily slips into full mount!
Fokin putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fokin is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Forclit can't stay in a position like this for much longer.

The cut above Happy Forclit's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Fokin looking to finish here with some ground and pound. He lands one big shot that has Forclit covering up... and two more big strikes land, forcing the referee to step in and put and end to proceedings! This fight is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:28 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Georgy Fokin!
After winning the bout, Georgy Fokin 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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RATING
49%

 

Event: AMS LHW Grand Prix R2     
Date:   Apr 25, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Georgy Fokin and Mario Penzer. Georgy Fokin has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

188 cm
27
221 lbs
12 - 6 - 0
180 cm
25
200 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

GREEN!160

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Mario Penzer!
The judges for this bout are Nard Betker, Radbod Blank and Albert Achterberg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fokin catches Penzer with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Fokin tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Penzer paws at him with a jab and circles away.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Penzer.
Penzer misses with a low kick as Fokin jumps back.
Penzer fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Fokin is out of range.
A chopping leg kick lands by Penzer.
Penzer is looking to score with low kicks.
Penzer ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Fokin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Penzer.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Penzer, right into the meat.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Penzer misses with a low kick.
Fokin misses the shot to the body.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
We've been informed that Penzer 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.
Fokin prevents Penzer from breaking the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Penzer.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
A left hand lands to the body for Fokin.
Fokin tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Penzer doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Penzer working hard to break the clinch.
Penzer lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Fokin managing to block the knees to the body from Penzer.
Penzer is leaning against Fokin and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Penzer misses with a hook to the ribs.
Fokin misses with the head strike.
Fokin doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Fokin digs a right hand into Penzer's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Penzer's gas tank.
Fokin misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Penzer pushes off an throws an elbow but Fokin leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Penzer can pounce on him.

Fokin gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Penzer is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Fokin is keeping busy.
Fokin goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Penzer lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Fokin has a couple of punches blocked by Penzer.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Penzer struggles to land a body shot inside as Fokin controls his hands.
Penzer wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.

Penzer escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Penzer slips a jab from Fokin.
Fokin avoids a kick to the body.
Fokin lands with a straight right. Penzer didn't see that one coming.
Penzer moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Penzer looks to throw the jab but Fokin is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Penzer's calf.
Fokin throws an overhand right that lands on Penzer's shoulder, as Penzer tries to avoid the shot.
Fokin moves out of range as Penzer throws a body kick.
Fokin on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
A jab from Penzer finds it's way through Fokin's defenses.
Penzer turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
We've been told by Fokin's head coaches at Gym Beam that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Penzer fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fokin manages to avoid it.
Fokin attempts a counter takedown but Penzer avoids it well and moves away.
Fokin closes the distance and clinches up with Penzer, looking for a takedown. Fokin pushes Penzer against the cage but Penzer circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Penzer is looking to chop away at Fokin's legs.
Fokin takes a swing at Penzer's ribcage but misses.
Penzer tries a quick counter leg kick but Fokin is wise to it.
Fokin throws a leg kick that misses.
Penzer throws a leg kick but Fokin checks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Penzer lands a body shot.
Penzer wants to slow Fokin down by chopping away at his legs.
Penzer ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Penzer throws a low kick, looking for Fokin's leg but Fokin calmly moves out of range.
Fokin tries to score with a low kick but Penzer moves his leg out of the way.
Fokin chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Penzer can pounce on him.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Penzer throws a leg kick but Fokin checks it.
Fokin has a takedown stuffed.
Fokin takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mario Penzer dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Penzer will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Fokin avoids the body shot from Penzer.
Penzer scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Fokin pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Penzer throws a chopping leg kick but Fokin manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Penzer looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Fokin jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Fokin throws a lazy uppercut
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Fokin checks a leg kick.
Fokin feinted with a counter takedown.
Penzer has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Penzer but Penzer pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Penzer flicks out a counter leg kick but Fokin steps away.
An inside leg kick from Penzer misses.
Penzer tries to work over Fokin's front leg with a kick but Fokin checks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Penzer scoring well with a low kick there.
A slapping leg kick lands for Penzer.
Penzer lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Penzer lands a right hook to the body.
Fokin throws a hook but Penzer avoids it easily.
Fokin keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Fokin drops down looking for a counter takedown but Penzer sprawls and moves away.

Fokin looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
Fokin postures up.
Penzer wants to sweep but no luck.
Fokin advances to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Penzer connecting with a few gentle strikes.
Fokin looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Penzer wants to get back to full guard.
Penzer avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Fokin.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Penzer is looking to improve his position.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Ground and pound from Fokin.
Fokin wants to take a breather but Penzer is having none of it.
Fokin stops Penzer from getting back to his feet.
Fokin has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Fokin tries to pass the half guard into mount. Penzer knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Penzer tries to get to full guard but Fokin has control of the leg.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

Fokin clinches with his opponent.
Fokin struggles to land a body shot inside as Penzer controls his hands.
Fokin lands a right hand.
Fokin can't find room to land a body shot as Penzer controls the action.
Penzer blocks an uppercut.
Penzer swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Penzer trying to land knees to the body.
Penzer throws a punch but it's blocked by Fokin.
Penzer can't find room to land a body shot as Fokin controls the action.
Penzer working aggressively here.
Fokin lands a right hand.
A nice left hand lands by Fokin.
Penzer stops a takedown attempt from Fokin.
Penzer throws a punch but it's blocked by Fokin.
Penzer gets underhooks to prevent Fokin's takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Georgy Fokin. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Penzer takes a shot to the head.
Fokin misses with a punch on the inside.
Fokin controlling the action here for a moment.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Still in the clinch, Fokin scores with a nice short uppercut.
Fokin prevents a body shot from Penzer.
Penzer misses with some punches.
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 Georgy Fokin will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin's cut.
That's time! Fokin'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.


Penzer lands a nice looking body shot.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Penzer.
Fokin scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Fokin throws a poor cross that misses
and Penzer counters with a nice body shot.
Fokin is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Penzer tries a low kick but Fokin avoids it.
Fokin throws a chopping leg kick but Penzer manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Fokin on the wrong end of a nice hook.
The fight stays on the outside here - Fokin looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Penzer connects with a leg kick. Fokin looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Fokin stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Penzer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice straight punches there by Fokin. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Fokin.
Fokin fails in his attempt to clinch.
Fokin swings for the body but Penzer moves out of range.
Penzer misses with an attempted mid kick.
Penzer looks to land a combination but Fokin avoids it well.
Fokin fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Fokin takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Good work by Fokin as he checks the leg kick.
Fokin throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Penzer sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Penzer looks to land a combination. Fokin sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Penzer is looking to slow Fokin down with leg kicks.
Penzer tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Fokin was well out of range. Poor timing from Penzer.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Penzer looks to score with a jab to the body but Fokin is just out of range.
Fokin tries to counter with a takedown but Penzer is quick to defend against it.
Penzer throws a body kick that misses.
Fokin appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Fokin with a hook.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Penzer fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Fokin is out of range.
Fokin half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Fokin shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Penzer as he avoids it easily.
A nice side step and Penzer releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Penzer looks for the body kick but Fokin saw that one coming.
Fokin shoots in but Penzer avoids the takedown attempt easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Georgy Fokin. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Fokin digs a good hook to Penzer's body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Penzer pinned against the cage. Penzer gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Penzer throws a nice outside leg kick.
Penzer is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Fokin rather than just go for the knockout.
Penzer lands a nice leg kick that just misses Fokin's sensitive parts.
Penzer thumps Fokin with a low kick.
Fokin lands an overhand right.
Fokin uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Nice body punch from Penzer.
Fokin scores with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fokin jabs Penzer right on the nose. Penzer blinks but takes it well.
Penzer motions for Fokin to come forward. Penzer throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Fokin fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Penzer looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Penzer misses with a body kick.
Fokin attempts a counter takedown but Penzer avoids it well and moves away.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Penzer tries to land a leg kick but Fokin saw it coming and moves away.
Penzer with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Fokin swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Penzer was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Fokin misses with a hook. Penzer ducked under it nicely.
Penzer tries to work over Fokin's front leg with a kick but Fokin checks it.
Fokin throws a low kick but it's checked well by Penzer.
Penzer keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight 28:29
Judge Radbod Blank scores the fight 28:29
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Mario Penzer!

An out of breath Mario Penzer thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: AMS LHW Grand Prix R1     
Date:   Mar 28, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Shogan Aye and Georgy Fokin. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

188 cm
27
218 lbs
10 - 3 - 0
188 cm
27
221 lbs
11 - 6 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

Conquer

GREEN!160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Shogan Aye!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Georgy Fokin!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Saam Ante and Daniel Blasius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Aye 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.
Fokin misses with a takedown attempt - Aye sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Jab by Fokin.
Fokin jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Aye half committed to a counter leg kick.
Aye seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Aye scores with a body shot.
Fokin listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Fokin wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Fokin, as that shot connected.
Aye throws a leg kick
and Fokin counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Fokin cracks the inside of Aye's front leg.
Georgy Fokin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Aye throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Aye walks into a jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A clash of legs there as Fokin blocks the low kick.
Aye takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Aye ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Fokin jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A jab from Aye does it's job there.

It looks like Georgy Fokin has been cut.
Aye slips a straight right by Fokin.
Aye misses with a leg kick
and Fokin cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Aye tries to score with a low kick but Fokin moves his leg out of the way.

Aye scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Fokin takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Fokin regains half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fokin trying to hold on to Aye's head to control him but Aye postures up.
Aye is looking to take a break and control but Fokin is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Fokin trying to control here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin is holding on to half guard well.
Fokin trying to control from the bottom.
Fokin moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Fokin manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Aye manages to get himself to full guard.

Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Aye looking for a sweep. Not yet Aye, not yet.
Fokin works a leg free and moves into half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Aye does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Fokin controlling the action here.
My spies in Gym Beam inform me that Fokin has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Aye tries to get to full guard but Fokin has control of the leg.
Aye won't allow Fokin to pass to mount.
Fokin looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Aye is looking for a sweep. Fokin is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Fokin trying to control the action but Aye is working from the bottom.
Aye is controlling Fokin's position as best he can from this difficult position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Fokin is looking to take a break and control but Aye is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

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

Fokin fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Aye to the ground. Fokin is now in Aye's guard.

Aye working for submissions but it's allowed Fokin to get to half guard.
Fokin controlling the pace.
Aye tries to roll over but Fokin keeps him under control.
Fokin slows the pace down in half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Aye tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A big left from Fokin misses.
Aye takes a swing at Fokin's ribcage but misses.
Fokin misses with an uppercut.
Aye ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Fokin moves away.
Fokin feints the counter takedown.
Fokin looks to throw the jab but Aye is out of range.
Aye feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Fokin misses with a wild body shot.
Aye takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Fokin punishes Aye's body with a nice straight punch.
Aye takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Fokin cracks Aye with an open hand slap.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Aye misses the shot to the body.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Fokin! But no joy.
Fokin jabs at Aye's body.
Fokin with a lazy takedown attempt
and Aye counters with a leg kick.
Aye throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fokin throws out a counter right but Aye avoids it with no problem.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Aye takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aye slips a straight right by Fokin.
Georgy Fokin seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Aye has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Aye there as he acknowledges the shot.
Fokin blocks a low kick nicely.
Fokin might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.

Aye feints and as Fokin raises his hands in defense, Aye changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Fokin is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Fokin looking to hit a scissor sweep but Aye is one step ahead there.
Fokin trying to keep a closed guard but Aye is proving a slippery customer.
Aye is fighting to break Fokin's control of his arms but Fokin is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fokin wants to control the position but Aye says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Aye thows a huge punch but Fokin dodges it nicely.
Fokin works his way to full guard. Good work.
Aye working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Aye working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Fokin pulls Aye in close to prevent any damage.
Aye throws a big elbow that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fokin preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Fokin 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.

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

Fokin shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Fokin throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Aye is looking to control Fokin's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Aye avoid being mounted?
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Fokin is trying to control the action in half guard but Aye is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Aye looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Fokin is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Aye sees it coming and defends easily.
Fokin works his way into side control.
You can see the frustration on Aye's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Aye tries to buck Fokin off but Fokin is having none of it.
Aye is not content to let Fokin control the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Georgy Fokin showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Georgy Fokin'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. And we move into the final round!


Fokin with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Aye throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Aye moves away from the strike by Fokin.
Fokin stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Fokin comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Fokin scores with the left hand. Aye knows he should have avoided that one.
Fokin throws a good cross that connects.
Fokin cracks a nice hook into Aye's ribs.
Fokin misses with a hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Fokin cracks Aye with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Fokin has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Aye tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Fokin was well out of range. Poor timing from Aye.
Aye needs to keep his hands up - Fokin had a free shot at his head there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Aye keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Aye 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.
Fokin throws a chopping leg kick but Aye manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Aye is looking to wear down Fokin with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Aye throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Fokin lunges at Aye with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Aye's hand.
Fokin swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Aye lands with a thumping leg kick.
Fokin cracks Aye with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Aye throws a body shot but no joy.
Fokin lands with a good body shot.
Fokin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Aye.
Fokin looks to throw the jab but Aye is out of range.
Fokin looks to land a left hand but Aye moved out of range nicely.
A looping hook to the body misses from Aye. Fokin does a little dance to reset his feet.
Fokin throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Aye stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Fokin misses with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aye throws a quick inside leg kick.
Fokin swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Fokin getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
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!
Nice takedown defense from Aye. No joy for Fokin on that attempt.
Aye fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Fokin has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Fokin lands a nice hook to Aye's body. Aye takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Good work by Fokin as he checks the leg kick.
Fokin throws a body punch but Aye moves out of range.
Aye misses with a body shot.
Aye drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Aye misses with a low kick.
Fokin misses with a body shot.
Aye feinted with a counter takedown.
A looping hook to the body misses from Fokin. Aye does a little dance to reset his feet.
Aye throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Fokin.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Fokin.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aye fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Fokin looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Aye takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before ci