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Event: ORC Submission Grappling 5     
Date:   Jun 10, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Brian Burns (ranked 3179 p4p, 325 weight class) and Tribbiani Joey (ranked 3185 p4p, 327 weight class). Burns's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Brian Burns had a look across the ring there at his opponent. He definitely means business




193 cm
41 yrs
215 lbs



173 cm
29 yrs
153 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 6 losses; Brian Burns! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 3 losses; Tribbiani Joey!
The judges for this bout are Aafke Stam, Paulsen Ambrosius and Paul Aken.


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

Joey gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Burns is pressed up against the ropes. Joey has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Burns down to the mat. Burns avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.

Burns tries to keep at a distance but Joey has taken the fight into the clinch.
Burns gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Joey.

Burns has dropped down and is working for a takedown. Joey is trying to keep an underhook but Burns manages to get the takedown into half guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Burns (2) vs (0) Joey
Joey has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Burns is working away from the top position though.

Joey is defending against the submission attempts here by Burns.
Joey is looking for a sweep. Burns is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Burns seems to be looking for submissions.

Burns is looking for a kimura here.
Burns is thwarting Joey's attempts to control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

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

Burns is looking for a kimura but Joey is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Burns to get the leverage.
Joey is looking to control Burns's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Joey avoid being mounted?

Burns is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Burns prevents Joey from improving his position.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Joey wants to control but Burns is keeping busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

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

Burns is working for a submission of some sort.
Joey is looking to control Burns's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Joey avoid being mounted?
Joey regains full guard. Nicely done.
Joey 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.
Joey keeping moving, preventing Burns from controlling successfully.
Burns stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Joey swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

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

Burns drops back looking for a leg! Joey is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Joey manages to kick Burns off! Burns jumps back into Joey's guard.
We've been hearing good reports from Burns'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.
Burns is fighting to break Joey's control of his arms but Joey is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Our spies down at at AREA 51 inform us that Joey has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
Joey working a defensive guard here.

Burns drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Joey dives on top into guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (2) vs (2) Joey

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Joey passes Burns's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Joey tries to pass to full mount but Burns defends it.
Burns wants to get back to full guard.
Joey looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Joey frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (2) vs (5) Joey

Joey with some aggressive grappling here. He's looking for submissions here, rather than waiting for the opportunity to counter.
Burns is in all sorts of trouble here.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Burns has given up his back. Will we see Joey going for some submissions?
Score +3 for taking back: Burns (2) vs (8) Joey
Joey trying to control.
Burns rolls, trying to escape but Joey keeps control of the position.
Burns breaks Joey's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (4) vs (8) Joey
Burns wants to control from the top but Joey keeps moving.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Joey is on top in guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (4) vs (10) Joey

Burns is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Joey is aware though and is defending well.

Burns had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Joey defends it easily.
Joey slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (4) vs (13) Joey

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Burns tries to bench press Joey off him but Joey keeps the position.
Joey happy to just control the position for now.
Joey trying to control the position but Burns is working away.
Burns is looking for a sweep.
Joey trying to control the action but Burns is working from the bottom.
Burns is trying to get back to half guard.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here.
Burns is looking to reverse the position.
Joey is looking to take a break and control but Burns is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Burns is trying to get back to half guard.
Burns is working hard here to advance position.
Joey trying to control the action but Burns is working from the bottom.
Burns is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Burns is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Joey's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Burns wants to get back to full guard.
Burns makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Burns.
Joey slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

Burns is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Joey is aware though and is defending well.

Burns working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Joey has passed into half guard!
Joey seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Burns does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Burns wants to get back to full guard.

Burns actively working from the bottom here.
Joey seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

Burns looking for submissions off his back.
Burns is breathing heavily.
Joey is keen to just control but Burns is a slippery customer.
Burns wants to improve his position but Joey is controlling well.
Joey perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.

Burns looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Joey passes the guard and advances to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (4) vs (16) Joey

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Joey can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Burns is looking to escape.
Burns is trying desperately to improve position.
Joey can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Burns is looking to escape.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Burns really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Joey fails to take his opponent's back.
Burns slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Joey is trying to control. Burns wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Burns wants to get back to full guard.
Joey wants to take a breather but Burns is having none of it.
Burns is looking to improve his position.

Joey is looking for a kimura here.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.

Burns actively working from the bottom here.
Burns is looking for a sweep. Joey is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Joey works his foot free and advances to mount.
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (4) vs (19) Joey
Burns really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

Joey looks like he's working for a submission but he's not found anything just yet.
Joey wants to control the pace but Burns is squirming around nicely.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Burns is working to get back to half guard.
Joey can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Burns is looking to escape.
Burns is looking to get to half guard.
Burns is squirming around, avoiding Joey's attempts to control the action.
Joey content just to control the position here.
Burns is in all sorts of trouble here.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Joey with some aggressive grappling here, looking for the finish.
Joey can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Burns is looking to escape.
Burns keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Burns is squirming around, avoiding Joey's attempts to control the action.

Joey has control of Burns's right arm, working for a kimura. It's a bit of a token attempt though and Burns regains control of the situation pretty easily.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Burns is trying desperately to improve position.

And that's the end of the fight!
Joey wins on points by 19 to 4.
A relieved looking Tribbiani Joey thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
Brian Burns was interviewed post fight and said 'Hats off to my opponent. He was better tonight. I hope we meet again in the future.'.

 

Event: ORC Submission Grappling 2     
Date:   May 25, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Brian Burns (ranked 3096 p4p, 329 weight class) and Jamezdin Shraf (ranked 2873 p4p, 306 weight class). Burns kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Shraf has chosen Road To Glory as his entrance music. Jamezdin Shraf acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the ring.




193 cm
40 yrs
215 lbs



190 cm
37 yrs
212 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 6 wins and 6 losses; Brian Burns! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Sydney, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Jamezdin Shraf!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Blasius, Saam Ante and Aafke Stam.


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

Shraf moves into range and clinches up with Burns.
Burns is looking to take this one to the mat.
Shraf prevents the takedown attempt.
Shraf changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Burns fights it off and pushes away nicely.

Shraf closes the distance and pushes Burns back into the ropes.
Burns tries for a takedown. No joy.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Brian Burns. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Burns drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Shraf gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Burns has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Shraf avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Shraf turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Shraf manages to end up in side control.
Score +4 for clean takedown past guard: Burns (0) vs (4) Shraf

Shraf tries for a kimura but Burns is defending well.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns is looking for a sweep.
Shraf advances to full mount.
Score +2 for reaching mount: Burns (0) vs (6) Shraf
Burns is squirming around, avoiding Shraf's attempts to control the action.
Shraf takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Shraf can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Burns is looking to escape.
Burns is wriggling around trying to escape.
Shraf wants to take Burns's back but he can't do it this time.

Shraf is working for a guillotine from mount but Burns frees his head quite easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Shraf is working for a guillotine from mount but Burns frees his head quite easily.
Burns sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Shraf is looking to take a break and control but Burns is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Shraf is looking for a kimura here.

Burns looking for submissions off his back.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shraf prevents Burns from improving his position.
Shraf trying to pass the guard but Burns defending well.
Shraf wants to control but Burns is keeping him busy.
Shraf works his way into full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (0) vs (9) Shraf
Burns is squirming around, avoiding Shraf's attempts to control the action.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns tries to reverse the position but Shraf maintains control.

Shraf has control of Burns's right arm, working for a kimura. It's a bit of a token attempt though and Burns regains control of the situation pretty easily.
Shraf takes Burns's back. Could be looking for a rear naked choke here - either way, Burns is in trouble.
Score +3 for taking back: Burns (0) vs (12) Shraf
Shraf is trying to stick to Burns's back but Burns is turning into Shraf. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Shraf's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Burns.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (2) vs (12) Shraf

Burns avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

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

Burns drops back looking for a heel hook - he quickly realises he's not going to get it but Shraf manages to dive on top of him before he can escape and now Burns has Shraf in his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (2) vs (14) Shraf

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Shraf trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

Shraf avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5:37 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Brian Burns!
Brian Burns thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

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 Brian Burns (ranked 2412 p4p, 322 weight class) and Dido Vicini (ranked 2424 p4p, 324 weight class). Burns comes to the cage accompanied by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Vicini has chosen Mother as his entrance music. Brian Burns had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business




193 cm
40 yrs
215 lbs



180 cm
30 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 London, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 6 losses; Brian Burns! And in the blue corner, fighting out of New York, with a TWGC record of 9 wins and 6 losses; Dido Vicini!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Andrew Berry and James Atkins.


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

Vicini darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Burns (0) vs (2) Vicini
Burns is refusing to be controlled, as Vicini sits in half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Burns wants to control but Vicini passes into side.
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (0) vs (5) Vicini
Burns prevents Vicini from moving into mount.
Burns is looking to regain half guard here but Vicini keeps moving and retains side control.
Burns seems a little lost for a moment, as Vicini dominates the positioning.
Vicini works to advance to full mount. Burns defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
Score +2 for reaching mount: Burns (0) vs (7) Vicini
Burns tries to get back to half guard but can't.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vicini moves to take his opponent's back.
Score +3 for taking back: Burns (0) vs (10) Vicini
Our spies down at at Martial Arts Dojo inform us that Vicini has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
Burns tries to roll but Vicini sticks to his back.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Vicini has his opponent's back and is working for the choke.
Burns is defending well here and trying to improve his position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Burns rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.

Burns looking for submissions off his back.
Burns is staying active underneath Vicini, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Vicini is pressing down on Burns's thigh, looking to free his foot. Burns is holding on for now.
Vicini wants to control but Burns is keeping him busy.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Burns tries to regain full guard. Instead though, Vicini has advanced to mount. Uh oh.
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (0) vs (13) Vicini

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Vicini is trying to take his opponent's back.
Burns is looking to improve his position but Vicini isn't that keen on the idea.
Vicini looking to control but Burns is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Burns regains half guard.
Burns regains full guard. Nicely done.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Burns had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Vicini defends it easily.
Vicini not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Vicini works a leg free and moves into half guard.

Burns is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Vicini pulls his head out easily.
Burns wants to get back to full guard.
Burns is staying active underneath Vicini, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

Burns is defending against the submission attempts here by Vicini.
Vicini is looking to advance position but Burns won't allow it.
Vicini controlling the pace.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Vicini trying to mount his opponent but Burns defends it.

Vicini is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Burns doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Vicini.
Burns is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Burns works his way to full guard. Good work.

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

That's five minutes gone in the round.

Burns has an active guard here but Vicini has managed to pass into half guard.

Burns looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Vicini wants to control but Burns is keeping him busy.
Vicini is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Burns gets back to full guard.
Vicini stands and throws Burns's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (0) vs (16) Vicini
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.
Vicini is looking to take a break and control but Burns is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

Vicini goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Burns rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Vicini's guard! Nice work there by Burns!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (2) vs (16) Vicini

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Vicini keeping full guard, as Burns tries to pass.
Vicini seems keen to control Burns's posture.
Vicini wants to sweep here but Burns controlling him for the moment.

Vicini looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Burns is looking to pass into half guard but Vicini pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Vicini is in guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (2) vs (18) Vicini
Burns wants to sweep here but Vicini controlling him for the moment.
Burns bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Vicini's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (4) vs (18) Vicini

That's seven minutes gone in the round.

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

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

Vicini looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Vicini wants to sweep but no luck.
Burns pushing down on Vicini's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 7:54 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Arm Triangle). Brian Burns!
Brian Burns is the new light heavyweight champion!
An out of breath Brian Burns 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 Brian Burns (ranked 2143 p4p, 287 weight class) and Flavius Odoacer (ranked 4426 p4p, 524 weight class). Burns comes to the cage accompanied by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Brian Burns is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.




193 cm
39 yrs
215 lbs



185 cm
36 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 London, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 6 losses; Brian Burns! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 5 losses; Flavius Odoacer!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Chris Edwards and William Gold.


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

Burns pushes Odoacer up against the cage in a clinch.
Odoacer wants to take the fight to the mat but Burns manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.

Odoacer has hold of one of Burns's legs. Burns is fighting the takedown attempt but Odoacer gets the trip and lands the takedown into guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Burns (0) vs (2) Odoacer
Odoacer wants to control from the top but Burns keeps moving.
Odoacer 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.
Odoacer looking to pass the guard.
Burns manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Odoacer manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (2) vs (2) Odoacer
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns stays in close to Odoacer's body and controls the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Odoacer pulls Burns in close to prevent any damage.
Odoacer is continuing to stall.
Burns controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Odoacer is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Odoacer trying to keep a closed guard but Burns is proving a slippery customer.
Odoacer controlling Burns's posture.
Burns pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Odoacer is keeping the position for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Odoacer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Burns won't allow Odoacer to sweep him here.
Odoacer can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Burns controls the pace.
Odoacer is adopting a defensive guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Odoacer has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
We've been hearing good reports from Burns'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 five minutes gone in the round.
Burns looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Odoacer not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Burns controlling from the top position.
Burns wants to control from the top but Odoacer keeps moving.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Odoacer wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

Odoacer has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Burns can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Burns controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Odoacer is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Burns controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Odoacer has control of Burns's left arm, preventing Burns from doing any damage.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Odoacer not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Burns stopping the sweep attempt from Odoacer.
Burns is fighting to break Odoacer's control of his arms but Odoacer is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Burns wants to control from the top but Odoacer keeps moving.
Burns controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Odoacer looking for a sweep. Not yet Odoacer, not yet.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Burns is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Burns stopping the sweep attempt from Odoacer.
Odoacer wants to hit a switch here but Burns passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Odoacer there!
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (5) vs (2) Odoacer
Odoacer prevents Burns from taking his back.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Burns is working hard here to advance position.
Odoacer tries to reverse the position but Burns maintains control.
Odoacer keeps trying to improve his position.
Burns takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Odoacer is trying to escape the mount.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Odoacer tries to lock up and control but Burns gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Odoacer manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Odoacer moves into full guard.
Burns content to stall in guard here.
Odoacer wants to improve his position but instead Burns has moved into half guard.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Burns in particular looking to stall.
Burns trying to control the action but Odoacer is working from the bottom.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Odoacer won't allow Burns to pass to mount.
Odoacer is trying to control but can't.
Odoacer tries to get to full guard but Burns has control of the leg.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

And that's the end of the fight!
Burns takes the fight on points by 5 to 2.
A very excited looking Brian Burns 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.
Flavius Odoacer was interviewed post fight and said 'Harrumph! A minor setback on my path to the throne.'.

 

Event: EMPIRE Tap Out     
Date:   Feb 11, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Brian Burns (ranked 2113 p4p, 281 weight class) and Stacker Pentacost (ranked 5391 p4p, 605 weight class). Burns comes to the cage accompanied by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. 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!




193 cm
39 yrs
215 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 London, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 6 losses; Brian Burns! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 11 wins and 2 losses; Stacker Pentacost!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Richard Clark and Chris Edwards.


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

Pentacost has closed the distance and engaged Burns in a clinch.
Pentacost gets underhooks to prevent Burns's takedown attempt.

Burns lands a takedown into guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Burns (2) vs (0) Pentacost
Pentacost controls Burns momentarily but Burns frees himself.
Pentacost can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Burns controls the pace.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns stopping the sweep attempt from Pentacost.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pentacost seems keen to control Burns's posture.
Burns sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Pentacost trying to control the position here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Burns postures up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pentacost pulls Burns in close to his closed guard and prevents Burns from doing any damage or advancing position.
Burns 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.
Burns tries to free his leg and advance position but Pentacost is retaining full guard.
Pentacost wants to sweep here but Burns controlling him for the moment.
Our spies down at at AREA 51 inform us that Pentacost has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns 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.
Pentacost looking to control.
Burns controls from within his opponent's guard.
Pentacost has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns is stalling in the full guard.
Pentacost keeping full guard, as Burns tries to pass.
Burns pushing down on Pentacost's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
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.
Burns tries to pass the half guard into mount. Pentacost knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Pentacost trying to get back to full guard but Burns takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (5) vs (0) Pentacost
Burns will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Burns content just to control the position here.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Pentacost tries to hold on but Burns pushes him away.
Pentacost is looking to get to half guard.
Burns sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
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.
Burns wants to take his opponent's back but Pentacost doesn't allow it.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Burns controlling from the full mount.
Burns pushing the pace here, looking to move to his opponents back and work for a finish.
Burns content just to control the position here.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Burns tries to control but Pentacost wriggling away.
Pentacost is controlling an arm, preventing Burns from taking his back. Although keeping him in mount is no better to be honest.
Pentacost sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Pentacost gets back to full guard.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Pentacost holds on and takes a little breather.
Burns tries to free his leg and advance position but Pentacost is retaining full guard.
Burns controls from within his opponent's guard.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Pentacost trying to control the position here.
Burns looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Pentacost holds on and takes a little breather.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Burns wants to pass the guard but Pentacost is keeping the position.
Pentacost seems keen to control Burns's posture.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Pentacost looking to control.
Pentacost is adopting a defensive guard.
Burns is looking to advance position but Pentacost has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Burns (5) vs (4) Pentacost

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Pentacost takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Pentacost trying to control but Burns is having none of it.
Pentacost controlling the pace for now.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Burns tries to lock up and control but Pentacost gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Pentacost controlling the position easily from mount.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

And that's the end of the fight!
Burns takes the fight on points by 5 to 4.
After winning the bout, Brian Burns thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.

 

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

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Brian Burns (ranked 2085 p4p, 282 weight class) and Flavius Odoacer (ranked 4282 p4p, 517 weight class). Burns's entrance music is Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. A fine choice. This should be fireworks!




193 cm
39 yrs
215 lbs



185 cm
36 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 London, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 6 losses; Brian Burns! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 4 losses; Flavius Odoacer!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Andrew Berry and Paul Tew.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
Odoacer is looking to clinch but Burns is avoiding it.
Odoacer wants to clinch.
Odoacer looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.

Odoacer rushes Burns and presses him up against the cage.
Odoacer can't get the takedown.
Burns is pressed up against the cage. Odoacer has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Burns down to the mat. Burns avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Odoacer closes the distance looking to clinch

and Burns counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Burns (2) vs (0) Odoacer
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Well, if Burns 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.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Burns'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.
Odoacer wants to get back to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Burns seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Odoacer wants to get back to full guard.
Odoacer controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
Odoacer trying to keep hold of his opponent's head but Burns manages to pass to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (5) vs (0) Odoacer

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns controlling from mount.
Odoacer controls the position.
Burns controlling the pace for now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Odoacer for as long as he can get away with.
Odoacer wants to control but Burns is having none of it.
Burns controlling from mount.
Odoacer is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Odoacer is just holding on here. Burns manages to take his back.
Score +3 for taking back: Burns (8) vs (0) Odoacer
So, who will make the next big move? In this position it could be crucial.
Odoacer rolls, trying to escape but Burns keeps control of the position.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Odoacer manages to reverse the position and now he's in Burns's guard. Nice work there by Odoacer.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (8) vs (2) Odoacer
Odoacer trying to control but Burns is working from the bottom.
Burns is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Odoacer content to stall in guard here.
Odoacer slips nicely into half guard.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Burns won't allow Odoacer to pass to mount.

Odoacer is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Burns tries to roll over but Odoacer keeps him under control.
Odoacer sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Burns trying to control here.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Odoacer content to control rather than advance.
Odoacer is looking to advance position but Burns won't allow it.
Odoacer is trying to control. Burns wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

Odoacer is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Burns doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Odoacer.
Odoacer is looking to take a break and control but Burns is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Odoacer is controlling the pace.

Odoacer is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Burns is just riding it out for now. Odoacer eventually gives up the hold.
Odoacer is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Odoacer stays in close to Burns's body and controls the position.
Odoacer pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Burns is keeping the position for now.
Odoacer is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Odoacer advances to half guard.
Burns is looking for a sweep. Odoacer is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

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

Odoacer is working for a kimura but Burns is defending it quite comfortably.
Still in half guard, Odoacer seems content to control.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Odoacer 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.
Odoacer stalling away here and it's allowed Burns to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Odoacer 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.
Odoacer trying to control the position from guard on top but Burns is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Odoacer tries to free his leg and advance position but Burns is retaining full guard.
Odoacer looking to sit in guard and control but Burns gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (10) vs (2) Odoacer
Odoacer looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Burns puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Odoacer tries to get to full guard but Burns has control of the leg.
Burns wants to free his trapped foot but Odoacer is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Odoacer is trying to control but Burns passes into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (13) vs (2) Odoacer

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Burns wants to lay and pray for a moment but Odoacer keeps working.
You can see the frustration on Odoacer's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Burns content to control the pace. The referee will try and keep them active though.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

And that's the end of the fight!
Burns takes the fight on points by 13 to 2.
Brian Burns seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
Flavius Odoacer spoke after the fight, saying 'Harrumph! A minor setback on my path to the throne.'.

 

Event: gc183     
Date:   Dec 29, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Harry Owen (ranked 2347 p4p, 309 weight class) and Brian Burns (ranked 1461 p4p, 200 weight class). 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!

189 cm
28
206 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
193 cm
39
215 lbs
25 - 16 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$)
RAGS of a RONIN

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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 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Harry Owen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Tiny Johnson, Frank Dennis and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A looping hook to the body misses from Owen. Burns does a little dance to reset his feet.
Burns tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Good standup being displayed there by Owen as he connects with a hook.
Owen swings for the body but Burns moves out of range.
Burns tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Burns connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Burns looks for the body kick but Owen saw that one coming.
Owen throwing a counter right hand but Burns manages to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A swing and a miss from Owen.
Burns throws out a counter right but Owen avoids it with no problem.
Owen misses with an uppercut.
And Burns tries to counter it with a takedown but Owen pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Owen lands with a straight right. Burns didn't see that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The crowd cheers as Burns lands an impressive looking overhand right. Owen doesn't seem phased though.

Burns has Owen up against the cage in a clinch.

Owen breaks from the clinch.
Harry Owen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Owen thows a left - swing and a miss!
Owen lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Owen definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Burns uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Owen.
Owen looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
And Burns tries to counter it with a takedown but Owen pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Owen pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Owen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Owen throws a hook to the side of Burns's head but Burns sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Burns feints the counter takedown.
Burns throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A jab from Owen misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Owen. Burns does a little dance to reset his feet.
Burns takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Burns turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Burns avoids the body shot from Owen.
Burns with the counter takedown but Owen avoids it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Owen tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Burns was well out of range. Poor timing from Owen.
Burns throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Owen fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Owen works Burns's body with a nice hook.
Burns throws a leg kick but Owen sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Owen misses with a wild body shot.
Owen lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Burns at a distance.
Burns throws a low kick but it's checked well by Owen.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Owen.
Owen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Burns is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Owen scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Owen throws a right hand that misses
and Burns counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Owen thinking.
Owen lands with a right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A cross from Burns lands.
Owen looks to land a right hand but Burns moved out of range.
Burns with the counter takedown but Owen avoids it easily.
A jab from Owen misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Owen misses with a hook. Burns ducked under it nicely.
A telegraphed right hand from Burns misses the target.
Owen is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Burns can do to turn this around?
Owen cracks a nice hook into Burns's ribs.
Owen misses with a double jab.
Burns ducks right into an uppercut from Owen.
A big left from Owen misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Owen checks a low kick from Burns.
It looked like Owen was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Burns.
Owen dips to his left and cracks Burns with an uppercut!
Owen jabs Burns to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Harry Owen is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Owen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Burns with the counter takedown but Owen avoids it easily.
Owen throws a jab but it's blocked by Burns.
Burns blocks a jab.
Burns tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Owen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Burns is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Burns shoots in but Owen avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Owen throws the left hand but Burns avoids the punch easily.
Burns with the counter takedown but Owen avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Owen just misses with a punch to the body.
Burns feints the counter takedown.
Burns uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Owen.
A little jabbing left from Burns on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Owen just misses with a punch to the body.
Burns tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Burns takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Burns gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Owen counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Burns is breathing heavily.
Owen swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Owen scores with a jab to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Owen lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Burns at a distance.
Burns takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

It looks like Brian Burns has been cut.
Owen misses with a wild body shot.
Owen throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Burns stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Owen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Burns with the counter takedown but Owen avoids it easily.
Owen fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Burns feints the counter takedown.
Good standup being displayed there by Owen as he connects with a hook.
Some wild striking there from Owen.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns moves out of range as Owen strikes.
Burns takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Burns misses with a takedown attempt - Owen sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Harry Owen has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Brian Burns.
Burns takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Owen lands a big uppercut and Burns crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Burns looks OK. Owen waves Burns back to his feet!

Burns is rocked!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Harry Owen dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Brian Burns's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Owen knocks out Burns with a massive right hand! The ref tackles Owen before he can follow up with any more strikes and that's it everyone. Owen picks up the big W with a huge KO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:05 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Harry Owen!
A relieved looking Harry Owen thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
Brian Burns spoke after the fight, saying 'Hats off to my opponent. He was better tonight. I hope we meet again in the future.'.
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hype
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pop
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RATING
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Event: TWGC 19 (265+lbs, D1): Rio de Janeiro Q - R2     
Date:   Nov 25, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Indigo Starseed (ranked 12954 p4p, 0 weight class) and Brian Burns (ranked 1426 p4p, 208 weight class). Burns has chosen Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire as his entrance music. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!




187 cm
37 yrs
212 lbs



193 cm
38 yrs
215 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 2 wins and 3 losses; Indigo Starseed! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 5 losses; Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Thiago Cunha, Seu Braga and Felipe Paraventi.


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

Burns tries to keep at a distance but Starseed has taken the fight into the clinch.

Burns jumps guard.

Starseed has gone for a leg lock! Burns slips out almost immediately though and dives into Starseed's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Starseed (0) vs (2) Burns
Starseed controlling Burns's posture.
Starseed 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.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Starseed keeping moving, preventing Burns from controlling successfully.

Starseed is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Starseed looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Burns puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Burns is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Burns wants to control but Starseed is keeping him busy.
Starseed is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Starseed keeps control of the position for the meantime.
Starseed is looking to control Burns's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Starseed avoid being mounted?

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Starseed gets back to full guard.
Starseed keeping full guard, as Burns tries to pass.
Starseed is trying to keep Burns in close.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Starseed keeping full guard, as Burns tries to pass.
Burns stopping the sweep attempt from Starseed.
Starseed is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Burns trying to control but Starseed is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Starseed not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Burns wants to control from the top but Starseed keeps moving.
Starseed trying to control the position.
Burns won't allow Starseed to sweep him here.
Starseed trying to control the position.
Starseed 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: Starseed (2) vs (2) Burns
Burns keeping moving, preventing Starseed from controlling successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns managing to control the position.
Starseed controls from within his opponent's guard.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Burns tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Starseed pushes down on Burns's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Starseed is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Burns!
Score +3 for passing guard: Starseed (5) vs (2) Burns
Burns tries to hold on but Starseed pushes him away.

Starseed working from mount. He moves in close and looks like he might be going for an arm triangle... He's hopped off to the side and he's transitioned into an Anaconda choke. Burns turning a nasty shade of purple. He's refusing to tap but he's gone! He's out! The ref rips Starseed off and cradles Burns's limp body as Starseed celebrates with his corner.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Anaconda Choke). Indigo Starseed!
Indigo Starseed took some time post fight to say the following; 'Man first off I want to say thank you to the creator for allowing me to show you all my true potential tonight, and then I would like to thank Broken Halo Pride! You are my blood and my family! I also want to say Garfield, your a a beast man, if you would have just laced off the lasagna I might no'.
Brian Burns spoke after the fight, saying 'Hats off to my opponent. He was better tonight. I hope we meet again in the future.'.

 

Event: TWGC 19 (265+lbs, D1): Rio de Janeiro Q - Round 1     
Date:   Nov 24, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Frank Damozzi (ranked 4787 p4p, 0 weight class) and Brian Burns (ranked 1413 p4p, 206 weight class). The crowd seem to be enjoying Burns's choice of entrance music: Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!




187 cm
35 yrs
213 lbs



193 cm
38 yrs
215 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 1 wins and 2 losses; Frank Damozzi! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 5 losses; Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Paulo Santos, Matheus Silva and Mauricio Rocha.


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

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Burns looking for a takedown.

Damozzi jumps guard.

Damozzi is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Burns defends well.
Damozzi looking to hit a scissor sweep but Burns is one step ahead there.
Burns controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Damozzi looking to hit a scissor sweep but Burns is one step ahead there.
Damozzi working a defensive guard but Burns manages to pass into side control anyway.
Score +3 for passing guard: Damozzi (0) vs (3) Burns

That's one minute gone in the round.
Damozzi is looking to regain half guard here but Burns keeps moving and retains side control.
Burns wants to lay and pray for a moment but Damozzi keeps working.
Burns controls the position.
Damozzi is trying to get back to half guard.
Damozzi gets back to half guard.
Damozzi wants to get back to full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns is looking to advance position but Damozzi won't allow it.
Damozzi is controlling Burns's trapped leg to prevent Burns from advancing to side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Burns is trying to control the action in half guard but Damozzi is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Damozzi has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.
Damozzi is concentrating on defense, preventing Burns from advancing position.
Damozzi trying to hold on to Burns's head to control him but Burns postures up.
Damozzi wants to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns trying to pass the guard but Damozzi defending well.
Damozzi tries to get to full guard but Burns has control of the leg.
Damozzi slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Damozzi is on top in guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Damozzi (2) vs (3) Burns
Damozzi trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Burns keeping moving, preventing Damozzi from controlling successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Damozzi trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Burns manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Damozzi (2) vs (5) Burns

Damozzi is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Burns is aware though and is defending well.

Damozzi has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Burns can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Damozzi keeping moving, preventing Burns from controlling successfully.
Damozzi wants to sweep but no luck.
Burns trying to control but Damozzi is working from the bottom.

That's five minutes gone in the round.

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

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Burns pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Damozzi is keeping the position for now.
Damozzi 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: Damozzi (4) vs (5) Burns
Burns looking to hit a scissor sweep but Damozzi is one step ahead there.
Damozzi trying to control but Burns is working from the bottom.
Burns trying to keep a closed guard but Damozzi is proving a slippery customer.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.

Burns looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Burns looks winded!
Damozzi is stalling in the full guard.
Burns is trying to keep Damozzi in close.

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

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Damozzi tries to free his leg and advance position but Burns is retaining full guard.
Damozzi is working hard here to advance position.
Damozzi stopping the sweep attempt from Burns.
Damozzi trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

Damozzi is holding a leg here, probably looking for an ankle lock - he drops back and goes for it! Burns is in trouble! Is it all over??? No! Burns has escaped and now he's on top!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Damozzi (4) vs (7) Burns
Damozzi controls Burns momentarily but Burns frees himself.
Burns trying to control but Damozzi is working from the bottom.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Burns tries to free his leg and advance position but Damozzi is retaining full guard.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Damozzi is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Burns is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Burns wants to control from the top but Damozzi keeps moving.
Damozzi working a defensive guard here.

Damozzi looking for a guillotine here but Burns defends easily.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.

Damozzi looking for a guillotine here but Burns defends easily.
Burns trying to control but Damozzi is working from the bottom.

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

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Burns looking to pass the guard.
Damozzi is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Damozzi wants to sweep here but Burns controlling him for the moment.
Burns postures up.
Damozzi looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.

Damozzi throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Damozzi is trying to keep Burns in close.
Damozzi pulls Burns in close to prevent any damage.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Damozzi not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Burns stays in close to Damozzi's body and controls the position.
Damozzi looking for a sweep. Not yet Damozzi, not yet.

Damozzi has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Burns can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Burns trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Damozzi wants to control the position but Burns says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Damozzi tries to roll over but Burns keeps him under control.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Damozzi trying to control here.

Burns is trying to work for a kimura but Damozzi is defending well.
Burns stalling.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Damozzi holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.

And that's the end of the fight!
Burns wins on points by 7 to 4.
Brian Burns decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.

 

Event: gc 174     
Date:   Nov 04, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Brian Burns (ranked 1962 p4p, 271 weight class) and Mr Joker (ranked 2462 p4p, 332 weight class). Burns comes to the cage accompanied by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Joker has chosen The Jester of Genocide - Travis Scott as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

193 cm
38
215 lbs
24 - 16 - 0
194 cm
28
205 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter
Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$)



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 24 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Brian Burns!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Mr Joker!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Franklin, George Francis and Chris Downing.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Joker fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Burns half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Joker misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Burns.
Joker throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Burns drops down looking for a counter takedown but Joker sprawls and moves away.
Mr Joker seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Joker lands a nice hook to Burns's body. Burns takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Joker tries to close the distance and clinch but Burns swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
A cross from Joker lands.
Joker throws a hook to the side of Burns's head but Burns sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Burns swats away the attempt to clinch by Joker.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Joker shoots and misses

and Burns counters with a nice double leg into guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns wants to control from the top but Joker keeps moving.

Joker looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Burns wants to control from the top but Joker keeps moving.
Burns controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Burns wants to control from the top but Joker keeps moving.

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

Joker had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Burns defends it easily.
Burns wants to control from the top but Joker keeps moving.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Joker scores with the left hand. Burns knows he should have avoided that one.
Burns connects with a solid leg kick.
Burns takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Burns throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Joker is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Burns.
Joker thows a left - swing and a miss!
Burns appears to be looking for a counter takedown.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns cracks Joker with a good jab.
Burns looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Nice cross by Joker.
Joker throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Burns stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Burns takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Joker tries to grapple but his opponent circles

so Burns counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Joker is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Burns stands and throws Joker's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Burns is looking to take a break and control but Joker is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Burns tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Burns happy to just control the position for now.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Joker sneaks back into half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Mr Joker will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Burns misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Joker.
Joker swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Joker waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Burns.
Burns takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Joker scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Joker closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Burns displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Joker throws out the jab.
Burns tries to counter with a takedown but Joker is quick to defend against it.
Joker scores with a jab.
Joker scores with a nice right hand.
Joker throws a right hand that misses

and Burns counters with a nice double leg into guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Joker working for a triangle but Burns defends it easily.
Joker controlling the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns stopping the sweep attempt from Joker.

Joker had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Burns defends it easily.

Burns drops back for a leg but he's not going to get it - he lets go and Joker dives on top into guard.

Joker working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Joker throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Burns works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Burns controls Joker momentarily but Joker frees himself.

Joker avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Joker has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Joker looking to pass the guard.
Joker is still trying to improve position.
Burns preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

Burns working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Joker doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Joker manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Burns tries to land a sweep but no joy.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Burns holds on and takes a little breather.
Joker looking to sit in guard and control but Burns gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.


That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Burns is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Joker will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.
Joker is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Joker trying to hold on to Burns's head to control him but Burns postures up.
Joker moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

Joker is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Burns is aware though and is defending well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Joker throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Burns trying to control but Joker is working from the bottom.
Burns passes Joker's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Burns trying to control from half guard but Joker is working away.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Joker trying to get back to full guard but Burns takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Joker bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!

Burns had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Joker defends it easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Joker's jab looks to have found its range, popping Burns under the eye.
Joker has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Joker misses with a takedown attempt

and Burns counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Joker is in trouble now - Burns has advanced to mount!
Burns avoids the attempt from Joker to control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns manages to capitalize on a mistake by Joker to take his back!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Joker tries to roll but Burns sticks to his back.
Joker is very frustrated here, being controlled quite effectively by Burns.

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

Joker preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Burns.

Joker preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Burns.
Brian Burns has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Joker tries to escape the position.

Joker won't enjoy being in this position. Burns looking for the choke. Oh... he's slipped the arm under the neck - Joker is tapping - it's over boys! Burns picks up the submission victory!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:49 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Brian Burns!
A victorious Brian Burns thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
The defeated Mr Joker had this to say: 'HahaHAAhaaHha haHAhahaHA haha ha Hahaaha ha ha... haHa.. HA!'.
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
46%

 

Event: Gc 169     
Date:   Sep 30, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Johan Dahlberg (ranked 2031 p4p, 290 weight class) and Brian Burns (ranked 3915 p4p, 515 weight class). Burns has chosen Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire as his entrance music. Johan Dahlberg is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

186 cm
29
212 lbs
13 - 10 - 0
193 cm
38
215 lbs
23 - 16 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
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 13 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Johan Dahlberg!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Stewart Dunkirk, Daniel Franklin and Gwen Towbar.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dahlberg throws an overhand right that lands on Burns's shoulder, as Burns tries to avoid the shot.
Dahlberg avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Dahlberg tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Burns manages to circle out of the way.
Dahlberg throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Burns walks into a stiff left hand from Dahlberg.
Burns ducks under a wild hook from Dahlberg.
And Burns tries to counter it with a takedown but Dahlberg pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Dahlberg misses with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dahlberg throws a jab when Burns was well out of range.
Dahlberg fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Burns feints the counter takedown.

Dahlberg clinches up with Burns and pushes him back against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Dahlberg gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Burns lands a nice uppercut.

Dahlberg escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Johan Dahlberg is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Burns shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Burns showed some decent athleticism there.
Burns wants to lay and pray for a moment but Dahlberg keeps working.
Burns seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Burns prevents Dahlberg from improving his position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Burns has hold of the far side arm. He's working for the Kimura, can Dahlberg defend it? Burns steps over the head and cranks it - Dahlberg is tapping out! That was textbook stuff right there - nice submission victory for Burns!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:20 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Brian Burns!
Our winner, Brian Burns, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
37%

 

Event: Gc163     
Date:   Aug 19, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Kyrie Perry and Brian Burns. Burns has chosen Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire as his entrance music. Brian Burns is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

192 cm
27
224 lbs
11 - 7 - 2
193 cm
37
215 lbs
22 - 16 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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Hell's Balls Recovery (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, 7 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Kyrie Perry!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, George Francis and Cecil Peabody.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Burns tries to land a front kick but Perry steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Burns lands with a shot to the body.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Perry fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Perry shoots in but no luck this time.
Perry on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Burns. Burns obviously looking to wear him down.
Burns has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Perry shoots in but Burns avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Burns throws a leg kick which misses Perry's front leg but catches the back leg as Perry tries to avoid it.
Perry will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Kyrie Perry. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Burns shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Perry takes one on the button.

Burns drives through with a takedown into Perry's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Burns slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Burns's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Burns passes into half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Well, if Burns 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.
Burns stops Perry from getting back to his feet.

Burns wants to work for an arm triangle but Perry is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Perry is looking to escape.
Burns is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Burns stops Perry from getting back to his feet.
Burns tries to pass the half guard into mount. Perry knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.

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.
Burns looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Perry tries to kick Burns off but Burns keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Burns performing his best blanket impression for a moment.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Perry catches Burns with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

Burns gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Burns tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Burns misses with a hook from the clinch.
Perry has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Burns after a bit of a struggle.
Burns has a couple of punches blocked by Perry.

Perry gets double underhooks and manages to take the fight to the ground.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Burns is on top in guard.


That's three minutes gone in the round.
Perry keeping full guard, as Burns tries to pass.
Burns won't allow Perry to get back to his feet.
Burns wants to pass the guard but Perry is keeping the position.
Burns advances position into side control!
Burns content to control the pace. The referee will try and keep them active though.
Burns is looking to take a break and control but Perry is keeping him honest, looking to work 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.
Perry pushes Burns away and creates a bit of space to escape. He's almost out here... but no, Burns gets a good hold of his legs and remains firmly in side control.
Burns trying to control the position but Perry is working away.
Perry wants to get back to his feet.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Burns is looking to take a break and control but Perry is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Perry being controlled for a moment.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brian Burns dominated that round.
That's time! Perry's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Burns leaves Perry with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.

Perry closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Burns's guard.

Burns throws his legs up looking for a submission but Perry uses it to pass to side control.
Burns is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Perry throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Check out the look on Perry's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Burns wants to control but Perry postures up.
Burns keeps Perry under control for a moment.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Burns has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Perry is working away from the top position though.
Perry missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns trying to control here.
Burns is pressing down on Perry's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Burns tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Burns working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Perry.
Burns is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Perry won't allow Burns to sweep him here.
Perry landing with the ground and pound.
Perry postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Burns not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

Burns looking for a guillotine here but Perry defends easily.
Kyrie Perry overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Perry keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Burns's head.
Perry trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Burns preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Burns wants to sweep here but Perry controlling him for the moment.
Perry distracts Burns with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Perry pushes down on Burns's leg and manages to get into half guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Perry lands a nice short elbow.
Burns is looking to improve his position.
Burns is pressing down on Perry's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns looking for a sweep. Not yet Burns, not yet.
Perry cracks Burns with a solid left hand.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Burns holds on and takes a little breather.
Perry throwing strikes from guard but Burns blocks nicely.
Perry throwing strikes from guard but Burns blocks nicely.
Perry throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Burns works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Perry chips away with some ground and pound.
Burns utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Burns trying to control the position here.
Burns keeping moving, preventing Perry from controlling successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns looking to control.
Perry stopping the sweep attempt from Burns.
Perry throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Burns works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Burns is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Let's hope that Burns has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Burns throws a nice inside leg kick.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Perry shoots in looking for a takedown but Burns manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Perry's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Perry.
Burns appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Kyrie Perry. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Burns throws a quick inside leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kyrie Perry dominated that second round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Perry misses with a takedown attempt - Burns sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Burns connects with a body shot.
Perry shoots in and drives through. Burns sprawls well.
Perry shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Burns as he avoids it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Kyrie Perry. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Perry doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Burns fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Perry manages to avoid it.
Burns leaves Perry with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Burns slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Burns scores with a spinning back kick!
Burns has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Burns shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Perry's guard.
Perry is wriggling around but Burns manages to pass to half guard.

This has been an exciting period of action!
Burns controlling the pace.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Perry kicks off Burns and gets to his feet.
Burns looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Perry has a takedown stuffed.
Burns throws a front kick that sends Perry stumbling back into the cage.
Perry gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Burns explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Burns stalks Perry and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Perry's face. Perry staggers backwards, shaken.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Perry checks a leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Perry fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Brian Burns seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Burns lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Burns lands a slapping body shot.
Burns feints and then cracks Perry's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Perry down.
Burns misses with a wild body shot.
Burns looks for the body kick but Perry saw that one coming.
Burns stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Burns wants it to stay on the feet.
Burns stuffs the takedown.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Perry fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Burns is trying to counter with his kicks.
Burns scores with a jab to the body.
Good leg kick by Burns there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Burns throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Burns.
Burns lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Good standup being displayed there by Burns as he connects with a hook.
Perry will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Burns dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Burns is looking to slow Perry down with leg kicks.
Burns scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Perry tries to score a power double leg takedown but Burns sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Perry somewhat.
Burns bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Perry's head.
Burns cracks Perry with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Nice sprawl there from Burns as Perry shoots in.
Burns cracks the inside of Perry's front leg.

Burns shoots in and gets a takedown into Perry's guard.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Burns passes into half guard.
Burns passes to full mount!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns controlling from the full mount.
Perry squirming around on the bottom, looking to escape.

Burns jumps to side control looking for an arm triangle but Perry manages to avoid the submission attempt.

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

Burns has hold of Perry's arm. He's looking for a kimura. Perry seems comfortable defending it but Burns has shifted his position slighty and is cranking on the arm! Perry is real pain and he's forced to tap out! Perry is disgusted with himself for not defending it better but Burns couldn't care less - he's delighted!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:55 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Brian Burns!
Brian Burns thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: Gc160     
Date:   Jul 29, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Nero Padilla and Brian Burns. Burns is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Brian Burns looks lathargic as he enters the arena. Wake up son, you're about to have a fight!

190 cm
40
215 lbs
29 - 22 - 0
193 cm
37
215 lbs
21 - 16 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
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 29 wins, 22 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Nero Padilla!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Franklin, George Francis and Chris Downing.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Some wild striking there from Padilla.
Sloppy strikes from Padilla. Those never looked like landing.

Burns looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Padilla wants to stand back up but Burns manages to pass into side control.
Padilla is not content to let Burns control the position.
Padilla tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Burns wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns wants to control but Padilla is keeping him busy.
Padilla tries to buck Burns off but Burns is having none of it.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Burns is trying to get an arm triangle but Padilla is defending well.
Padilla manages to get back to half guard.
Padilla is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Burns's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Burns's back!
I would not like to be Burns right now.
Padilla seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Burns for as long as he can get away with.
Burns can't escape the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns looks to control his opponent's hands but he's not mananging it at the moment.
Padilla slows the pace down here. Having a little breather whilst he's in a dominant position, looking to rest and regain some energy, ready to go for the finish.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Padilla has his opponent's back and is working for the choke.
Burns can't escape the position.
Padilla missing with punches from the back.
Padilla missing with strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here.
Padilla biding his time, controlling Burns.
Padilla'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.
Burns is keeping busy.

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.
Burns rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Padilla wants to pass the guard but Burns is defending well.
Burns is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Padilla's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Padilla's back!
Burns tries to get the hooks in deep but Padilla pushed the leg off.
Burns gets his hands free as Padilla looks to control.

Burns looking to break Padilla's wrist control so he can sink in the choke. Padilla remaining controlled and patient though - he really has to keep calm otherwise Burns will wrap this one up with the rear naked choke!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Padilla defends a prolonged rear naked choke attempt and turns nicely into his opponent's guard.
Burns working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Padilla.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Padilla goes for a double leg but Burns avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Burns continues to drive forward.
Padilla on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

Padilla fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Burns, pushing him back against the cage.
Padilla fails to pull guard.
Padilla tries for a takedown. No joy.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Nero Padilla. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Burns lands a right hand that snaps the head of Padilla backwards.
Burns misses with a hook from the clinch.
Padilla jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Burns walks away with a smile on his face. Padilla gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Burns fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Padilla manages to avoid it.
Burns cracks Padilla with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Burns avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Burns has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Padilla closes the distance and clinches.
Padilla tries to pull guard but Burns won't allow it.

Burns breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Burns will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
An inside leg kick from Burns misses.
Padilla tries to counter with a takedown but Burns is quick to defend against it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns lands a jab to Padilla's midsection.
Nero Padilla is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Burns looks to score with a jab to the body but Padilla is just out of range.
Padilla shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Burns but Burns pushes him off and we're back to square one.
A slapping body kick lands there for Burns.
Burns lands a head shot.
Padilla uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Burns.

Burns moves into the clinch.

Burns has clasped his hands together around Padilla's back... aaand, he's got a takedown into side control. Nicely done.
Padilla wants to control but Burns postures up.
Padilla is not content to let Burns control the position.
Padilla is trying to get back to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns wants to control but Padilla is keeping him busy.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Padilla tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Burns controlling the position.
Padilla wants to control but Burns postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Burns goes for an armbar here - this could be all over! But no, Padilla has escaped beautifully and is now on top in side control! Oh, that's unlucky for Burns but great work by Padilla.
You can see the frustration on Burns's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Burns is being controlled here.
Padilla tries to score with some ground and pound. Burns controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Burns is trying to get back to half guard.
Padilla lands a few punches from side control.
Padilla tries to move to full mount but Burns actually manages to regain half guard.

Padilla is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Burns is just riding it out for now. Padilla eventually gives up the hold.
Burns is trying to get back to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Padilla throws a strike but Burns avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Padilla accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Burns trying to control the position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Padilla controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Padilla trying to control but Burns is working from the bottom.
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.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. 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.



Burns closes the distance and clinches.

Burns manages to break the clinch.
Burns waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Padilla.
Padilla is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Burns.
Burns is looking to slow Padilla down with leg kicks.
Burns thows a leg kick but Padilla checks it

and Padilla decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Burns's guard.
Nero Padilla overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

Burns throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Burns controls Padilla momentarily but Padilla frees himself.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Padilla is stalling in the full guard.

Burns looking for a guillotine here but Padilla defends easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns keeping moving, preventing Padilla from controlling successfully.

Padilla avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Burns is trying to control the position but Padilla postures up.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Padilla trying to control but Burns is working from the bottom.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Burns tries to score with a low kick but Padilla moves his leg out of the way.
Burns misses with a body shot.
Padilla seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Padilla shoots for a takedown but Burns saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Brian Burns seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Burns throws a body punch but Padilla moves out of range.
Padilla appears to be looking for a big counter.
Burns throws the kick towards the body but Padilla avoids it.
Padilla ducks under a wild hook from Burns.

Burns 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.
Burns stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Padilla swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Burns takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

Padilla manages to escape and get back to his feet.
Padilla throws a head kick that Burns semi-blocks.
Burns throws a hook but Padilla blocks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Padilla dives in and grabs Burns's left leg, looking for a takedown. Burns pushes down on Padilla's head and hops out.

Burns fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Padilla to the ground. Burns is now in Padilla's guard.
Burns trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Padilla is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Burns got a little sloppy there for a moment and Padilla has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Burns has managed to get both his arms back between Padilla's legs - danger averted.
Burns won't allow Padilla to get back to his feet.
Burns passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Padilla is trying to control Burns's posture but Burns avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Padilla is not content to let Burns control the position.
The referee asks Burns politely if he wouldn't mind getting on with it and actually doing something. Burns prefers to stall for the moment though.
Padilla tries to strike but it doesn't land.
Padilla is trying to improve his position.
Padilla wants to control but Burns postures up.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Burns wants to lay and pray for a moment but Padilla keeps working.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brian Burns comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Burns 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 Daniel Franklin scores the fight 28:29
Judge George Francis scores the fight 28:29
Judge Chris Downing scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brian Burns!

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.
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Event: TWGC 17 (205lbs, D1): Rio de Janeiro Qu - Round 1     
Date:   Jul 02, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Steel Grappler and Brian Burns. Burns has chosen Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire as his entrance music. Brian Burns is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.




185 cm
21 yrs
216 lbs



193 cm
37 yrs
215 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 Hilo, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 3 losses; Steel Grappler! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 4 losses; Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Cesar, Seu Braga and Felipe Paraventi.


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

Burns gets a clinch.
Grappler drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Burns gets underhooks to prevent Grappler's takedown attempt.
Grappler is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Steel Grappler. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Burns gets double underhooks and manages to take the fight to the ground.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Grappler (0) vs (2) Burns
Burns engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Grappler looking to hit a scissor sweep but Burns is one step ahead there.
Burns wants to control from the top but Grappler keeps moving.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Burns's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Grappler looking to hit a scissor sweep but Burns is one step ahead there.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Grappler controlling the position.
Burns is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Burns pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Grappler is keeping the position for now.
Grappler looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Grappler is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Burns tries to free his leg and advance position but Grappler is retaining full guard.
Grappler is looking to sweep but instead, Burns has passed into half guard.

Burns seems to be looking for submissions.
Grappler tries to roll over but Burns keeps him under control.
Burns tries to pass to full mount but Grappler defends it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns is keen to just control but Grappler is a slippery customer.
Grappler tries to get to full guard but Burns has control of the leg.

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

Burns is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Grappler is just riding it out for now. Burns eventually gives up the hold.
Burns is looking to advance position but Grappler won't allow it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Grappler is defending against the submission attempts here by Burns.
Grappler is trying to get back to full guard.
Grappler gets back to full guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Burns pushing down on Grappler's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Grappler is not content to let Burns control the position.
Grappler tries to roll over but Burns keeps him under control.
The fighters are battling for position here. Grappler manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Burns stays in close to Grappler's body and controls the position.
Burns slips nicely into half guard.
Grappler wants to control but Burns is keeping busy.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Burns passes the guard and advances to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Grappler (0) vs (5) Burns
Burns moves to take his opponent's back.
Score +3 for taking back: Grappler (0) vs (8) Burns
Grappler trying to control but he's just got himself in more trouble.

Burns tightening his grip on Grappler, looking for the choke.
Grappler staying busy and making it hard for Burns to control.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.

Burns working for a RNC but it's not happening just yet.

Burns is working hard for the rear naked choke here.

Burns has his opponent's back and is working for the choke.
Grappler tries to break free.

Burns is persistently looking for the submission but Grappler is defending it well.
Grappler breaks Burns's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Grappler (2) vs (8) Burns

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Grappler stays in close to Burns's body and controls the position.
Burns is trying to keep Grappler in close.
Grappler passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Score +3 for passing guard: Grappler (5) vs (8) Burns

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

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

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Burns is trying to control Grappler's posture but Grappler avoids it.
Grappler staying calm.
Grappler wants to lay and pray for a moment but Burns keeps working.
Grappler tries to advance to mount but can't.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.

Grappler tries for a kimura but Burns is defending well.
Burns is trying to control Grappler's posture but Grappler avoids it.

Grappler looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Burns is looking for a sweep.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Burns wants to control but Grappler postures up.
Burns stops Grappler from passing to mount.
Burns tries to buck Grappler off but Grappler is having none of it.
Grappler controls the position.
Burns struggling a bit here.
Grappler wants to lay and pray for a moment but Burns keeps working.
Grappler has knee on belly and now moves to full mount! Trouble for Burns!
Score +2 for reaching mount: Grappler (7) vs (8) Burns

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Burns has given up his back. Will we see Grappler going for some submissions?
Score +3 for taking back: Grappler (10) vs (8) Burns
Burns tries to break free.
Grappler is not going to allow Burns to sit and survive in this position.

Grappler is persistently looking for the submission but Burns is defending it well.
Burns is defending well here and trying to improve his position.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.

Grappler is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Burns is defending well though. Grappler let's go of the attempt for now.
Grappler controlling well, preventing Burns from escaping the position.
Burns staying busy and making it hard for Grappler to control.
What can Burns do to escape this position? He's going to have to figure it out pretty quick if he wants to stay in the fight!
Grappler is looking to control Burns but Burns is wriggling around and keeping busy.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Burns tries to break free.
Burns trying to control but not successfully.
Burns prevents Grappler from getting a body triangle.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Grappler just keeping the dominant position. He can't wait too long though, otherwise the referee will stand them back up.

Burns is staying cool under pressure, defending well against the rear naked choke attempt from his opponent.

And that's the end of the fight!
Grappler takes the fight on points by 10 to 8.
After the fight, Steel Grappler was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
Brian Burns was interviewed post fight and said 'Hats off to my opponent. He was better tonight. I hope we meet again in the future.'.

 

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

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Brian Burns and Frank Damozzi. Burns comes to the cage accompanied by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




193 cm
35 yrs
215 lbs



187 cm
32 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 London, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 3 losses; Brian Burns! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Frank Damozzi!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.


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

Damozzi fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Burns sprawls well initially but Damozzi persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Burns (0) vs (2) Damozzi

Damozzi is working for a kimura but Burns is defending it quite comfortably.
Burns tries to roll over but Damozzi keeps him under control.
Burns is in a tricky position. We've heard reports from his gym mates at FIERCE that he's been drilling escapes, so let's see if he can get back to his feet.
Burns is working hard here to advance position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Damozzi seems to be working for a kimura but Burns defends the submission attempt.
Burns is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Damozzi's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Damozzi's back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Burns (4) vs (2) Damozzi

That's one minute gone in the round.

Burns is looking for a choke. Damozzi gets to his feet with his opponent on his back and slams him to the mat. Damozzi manages to squirm out of the attempted choke and turns into his opponent's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (4) vs (4) Damozzi

Burns throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Burns can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Damozzi controls the pace.
Burns keeping moving, preventing Damozzi from controlling successfully.
Burns keeping full guard, as Damozzi tries to pass.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Damozzi wants to control from the top but Burns keeps moving.
Damozzi 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.
Burns wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Damozzi is now in half guard.
Damozzi slows the pace down in half guard.
Damozzi is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Burns!
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (4) vs (7) Damozzi
Burns really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Damozzi trying to control but Burns is having none of it.
Damozzi takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Damozzi wants to control the pace but Burns is squirming around nicely.
Damozzi wants to take Burns's back but he can't do it this time.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Burns is trying to escape the mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Damozzi moves into side control, trying to work for a kimura. That looks painful! Will he finish!!?? No, Burns has worked his arm free - good work by Burns!
Burns is trying to control Damozzi's posture but Damozzi avoids it.
Burns manages to get back to half guard.
Damozzi prevents Burns from improving his position.

That's five minutes gone in the round.

Damozzi is trying to work for a kimura but Burns is defending well.
Burns keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.
Burns wants to control the action here but instead Damozzi manages to pass to full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (4) vs (10) Damozzi
Damozzi avoids the attempt from Burns to control.
Burns 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: Burns (6) vs (10) Damozzi
Burns pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Damozzi is keeping the position for now.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Damozzi wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Burns is now in half guard.
Burns seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Burns passes into side control, despite Damozzi's attempt to control the position.
Score +3 for passing guard: Burns (9) vs (10) Damozzi
Burns controls the position.

Burns 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.

Burns is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Damozzi knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Burns trying to control the action but Damozzi is working from the bottom.
Damozzi is trying to get back to half guard.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Burns trying to control the action but Damozzi is working from the bottom.
Damozzi is trying to control Burns's posture but Burns avoids it.
Burns wants to lay and pray for a moment but Damozzi keeps working.

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

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Burns trying to control the action but Damozzi is working from the bottom.
Damozzi tries to bench press Burns off him but Burns keeps the position.
Burns wants to control but Damozzi is keeping him busy.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Damozzi manages to get back to half guard.

Burns is looking for a kimura here.
Damozzi is looking to improve his position.

Burns is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Damozzi trying to hold on to Burns's head to control him but Burns postures up.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Burns trying to control from Damozzi's half guard. Damozzi has other ideas though and has regained full guard.
Damozzi is trying to control the position but Burns postures up.
Damozzi keeping full guard, as Burns tries to pass.
Burns looking to sit in guard and control but Damozzi gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (9) vs (12) Damozzi
Damozzi pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Burns is keeping the position for now.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Burns is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Damozzi passes Burns's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Damozzi is controlling the pace.
Burns is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Damozzi's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Damozzi's back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Burns (13) vs (12) Damozzi
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Damozzi just trying to survive but Burns is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.
Damozzi manages to reverse the position and now he's in Burns's guard. Nice work there by Damozzi.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Burns (13) vs (14) Damozzi
Damozzi must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Burns wants to control but Damozzi passes easily into half guard.

Damozzi is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Burns doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Damozzi.
Burns is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Damozzi is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Burns sees it coming and defends easily.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Burns is looking to improve his position.
Burns is trying to maintain the position but Damozzi is very close to passing his half guard.
Burns is trying to get back to full guard.
Burns is staying active underneath Damozzi, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Damozzi 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.
Burns is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

And that's the end of the fight!
Damozzi wins on points by 14 to 13.
Frank Damozzi seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
Brian Burns spoke after the fight, saying 'Hats off to my opponent. He was better tonight. I hope we meet again in the future.'.

 

Event: TWGC 14 (265lbs, D1): Rio de Janeiro Qu - Round 1     
Date:   Dec 21, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Hector Davis and Brian Burns. Burns comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! This should be a great matchup!




170 cm
26 yrs
200 lbs



193 cm
34 yrs
215 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 0 wins and 0 losses; Hector Davis! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 2 losses; Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Felipe Paraventi, Seu Braga and Edson Gomes.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Davis tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Burns swivels and escapes.

Burns has Davis up against the cage in a clinch.

Davis pulls guard effortlessly.
Burns controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns preventing the sweep.
Davis pulls Burns in close to his closed guard and prevents Burns from doing any damage or advancing position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Davis is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Davis might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Burns might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Davis haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns being controlled here momentarily.
Burns trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Burns is stalling in the full guard.

Davis looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Davis tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns passes into half guard.
Davis is refusing to be controlled, as Burns sits in half guard.
Burns performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Davis is trying to get back to full guard.
Burns controlling the action here.
Burns's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Davis is not content to let Burns control the position.
We've been hearing good reports from Davis'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.

Davis is defending against the submission attempts here by Burns.
Davis is trying is best to control the position here.
Davis trying to hold on to Burns's head to control him but Burns postures up.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Davis is pressing down on Burns's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Burns sitting in guard here, content to control.
Burns looking to sit in guard and control but Davis gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Davis (2) vs (0) Burns

Burns looking for a guillotine here but Davis defends easily.

Burns escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Davis gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Davis works a leg free and moves into half guard.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Davis trying to control the action but Burns is working from the bottom.
Burns 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.
Davis wants to pass the guard but Burns is defending well.
Burns is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Burns is trying to maintain the position but Davis is very close to passing his half guard.

Davis seems to be looking for submissions.

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

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Davis controlling the action here.
Burns trying to control here.
Davis 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.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Davis seems to be working for a kimura but Burns defends the submission attempt.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Davis passes the guard and advances to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Davis (5) vs (0) Burns
Burns tries to hold on but Davis pushes him away.
Davis fails to advance to Burns's back.

Davis is going oldschool here, as he tries to force Burns to tap using a forearm choke. This isn't 1993 though, so Burns shrugs it off.
Burns wants to control but Davis is having none of it.
Davis trying to control but Burns is having none of it.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Burns gets back to half guard.

Davis is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Burns is just riding it out for now. Davis eventually gives up the hold.
Burns moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Burns 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: Davis (5) vs (2) Burns

Burns is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Davis doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Burns.
Davis is refusing to be controlled, as Burns sits in half guard.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Davis gets back to full guard.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Davis is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Burns works a leg free and moves into half guard.

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

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Davis is trying to maintain the position but Burns is very close to passing his half guard.
Davis is looking to improve his position.
Burns is just content to waste time from the top position. Davis takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.
Burns looking to sit in guard and control but Davis gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Davis (7) vs (2) Burns

Davis got a little sloppy there for a moment and Burns has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Davis has managed to get both his arms back between Burns's legs - danger averted.
Burns has control of Davis's left arm, preventing Davis from doing any damage.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Davis stands and throws Burns's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Davis (10) vs (2) Burns

Davis swings around for an armbar but Burns sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Davis's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Davis (10) vs (4) Burns
Davis keeping moving, preventing Burns from controlling successfully.
Burns controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Davis looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Davis is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Davis is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Burns showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Burns looking to sit in guard and control but Davis gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Davis (12) vs (4) Burns
Burns 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: Davis (12) vs (6) Burns
Burns is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Davis!
Score +3 for passing guard: Davis (12) vs (9) Burns

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Burns with some aggressive grappling here, looking for the finish.
Davis tries to reverse the position but Burns maintains control.
Burns wants to control the pace but Davis is squirming around nicely.
Burns can't control as he wanted to and Davis manages to get the fight back to his half guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Burns is just content to waste time from the top position. Davis takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Davis takes the fight on points by 12 to 9.
A very excited looking Hector Davis rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
Brian Burns was interviewed post fight and said 'Hats off to my opponent. He was better tonight. I hope we meet again in the future.'.

 

Event: GAMMA#563 Richards v Quin 2     
Date:   Jun 11, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Medium Hardon and Brian Burns. Burns has chosen Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire as his entrance music. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

186 cm
29
220 lbs
11 - 7 - 0
193 cm
32
215 lbs
21 - 15 - 0
Great wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Voodoo Nutrition

Bos Energy MMA159.4



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, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Medium Hardon!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hardon fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Hardon keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
As Burns backs away, Hardon returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Hardon lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Hardon fails to land the takedown.
Hardon lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Burns circles away quickly and effectively.
Hardon digs a good hook to Burns's body.
Hardon throws a body shot but no joy.
Burns ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Burns fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Burns throws a shot to the body.
Burns loads up on a big right hand but Hardon slips the punch.
Hardon ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Burns moves away.
Hardon fails with a takedown attempt.
Hardon checks a low kick from Burns.
Jab from Burns.
Burns slips under a jab from Hardon.
Hardon looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns drops his hands momentarily and Hardon takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Burns misses the shot to the body.
Burns shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Hardon defends it nicely.
Hardon looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Burns finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.

Hardon has managed to clinch.
Burns is looking to take this one to the mat.
Medium Hardon has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Brian Burns.
Hardon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Hardon works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Burns throws a head punch that misses.
Hardon struggles to land a body shot inside as Burns controls his hands.
Hardon doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Burns struggles to land a body shot inside as Hardon controls his hands.
Hardon misses with a body punch.
Hardon has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Burns after a bit of a struggle.
Burns lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Hardon prevents a body shot from Burns.
Burns misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hardon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hardon's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Hardon wants to take the fight to the mat but Burns manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Burns misses with the head strike.
Burns lands a left hand that snaps the head of Hardon backwards.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns gets underhooks to prevent Hardon's takedown attempt.
Hardon tries to throw a body punch but Burns avoids it by throwing Hardon back against the cage.
Burns lands an uppercut.
Hardon misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Burns.
Hardon misses with a body punch.
Burns digs a right hand underneath Hardon's ribcage. Hardon let out a lung full of air as it connected.

Hardon breaks from the clinch.
Burns swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A slow jab from Hardon misses its intended target.
Hardon displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Burns throws out the jab.
Burns wants to clinch but Hardon slips to the side
and Hardon connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Burns shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Hardon as he avoids it easily.
It looked like Hardon was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Burns.
Hardon ducks right into an uppercut from Burns.
Hardon misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Burns.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hardon bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Burns tries to clinch up but Hardon circles away and keeps his distance.
Burns looks to throw a body kick
and Hardon counters with a stiff right hand.
Burns scores with a nice right hand.
Hardon fails with an attempt to clinch.

Hardon shoots in and gets a takedown into Burns's guard.
Burns manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Hardon manages to get himself to full guard.


Hardon is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Burns is aware though and is defending well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Burns throws an elbow that misses. Hardon uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Burns's guard. Nice move by Hardon!

We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Hardon wants to control from the top but Burns keeps moving.
Hardon being controlled here momentarily.
Burns working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Hardon.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hardon wants to control from the top but Burns keeps moving.
Burns keeping full guard, as Hardon tries to pass.
Hardon postures up and lands a big shot to Burns's brow.
Hardon slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Burns manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Nice strikes from Hardon there.

Hardon seems to be trying to get a kimura but instead Burns has recovered full guard.
Burns is trying to control the position from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Burns connects with an inside leg kick.
Hardon misses with a wild body shot.
Burns attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Burns takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Burns takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Hardon walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Burns ducks under a wild hook from Hardon.

Hardon moves into the clinch.
Burns pushes Hardon back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
A hook to the body from Burns.
Burns misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hardon lands a body punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Hardon blocking some punches.
Hardon tries to land knees in the clinch but Burns avoids the damage to the body.
Burns tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Hardon's elbow.
Hardon misses with a punch to the body.
Burns lands a left hand that snaps the head of Hardon backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns stops a takedown attempt from Hardon.
Burns working hard to break the clinch.

Hardon has Burns pressed up against the cage. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Hardon pulls back from the cage and twists to the side, sending Burns tumbling to the mat - Hardon dives into Burns's guard.
Burns seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

Hardon avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Burns looking to hit a scissor sweep but Hardon is one step ahead there.
Hardon landing some decent shots from guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns keeping full guard, as Hardon tries to pass.
Hardon trying to control but Burns is working from the bottom.
Hardon controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Burns manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Hardon manages to get himself to full guard.

Burns throws an elbow that misses. Hardon uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Burns's guard. Nice move by Hardon!


That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hardon forces his way into half guard.
Burns is trying to get back to full guard.
Burns regains full guard. Nicely done.

Burns looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Hardon passes into half guard.
Burns wants to control but Hardon is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns has hold of Hardon's hands but Hardon slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.

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

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

Hardon is working for a kimura but Burns is defending it quite comfortably.
Hardon winds up and cracks Burns with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Hardon is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Burns can do to turn this around?
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Hardon wants to pass to mount but Burns is defending the position.
Burns slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Medium Hardon dominated that second round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!


Hardon misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Hardon looks to land a right hand but Burns moved out of range.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Hardon.
Burns thuds his shin into the meat of Hardon's side.
Burns is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Hardon avoids the body shot from Burns.
Burns looks to score with a jab to the body but Hardon is just out of range.
It looked like Hardon wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Burns misses with a wild body shot.
Burns misses with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns throws out a leg kick but Hardon moves out of range and Burns only half commits.
Crunch! Burns slams his shin into Hardon's torso.
Hardon lands a nice leg kick that just misses Burns's sensitive parts.
Burns is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Hardon rather than just go for the knockout.
Hardon throws a series of punches but Burns avoids them all with ease.
Hardon sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Burns has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Burns works the jab nicely.
Burns looks to land a right hand but Hardon moved out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Burns throws a body kick despite being completely out of range

and Hardon counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Burns!
Medium Hardon overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

Hardon goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Burns rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Hardon's guard! Nice work there by Burns!

Burns avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Burns throwing strikes but missing.

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

Burns got a little sloppy there for a moment and Hardon has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Burns has managed to get both his arms back between Hardon's legs - danger averted.
Burns postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Brian Burns has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns throws a big elbow that misses.
Burns connects with a couple of short punches.
Burns lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Hardon preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Burns makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Burns working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Burns lands a couple of digs.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Burns throwing strikes from guard but Hardon blocks nicely.
Burns chips away with some ground and pound.
Hardon preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns throwing strikes but missing.
Burns missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Burns is looking to work some ground and pound but Hardon has wrist control.
Burns stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Hardon swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Burns is looking to work some ground and pound but Hardon has wrist control.
Medium Hardon is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Hardon wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.

Burns drives through with a takedown into guard.
Hardon is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns with a flurry of punches that miss.
Burns throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Burns trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Burns working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Hardon's head.
Hardon working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Burns.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Burns accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Burns postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Burns lands a couple of elbows.
Hardon looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Hardon trying to control the position.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brian Burns comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Hardon has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Medium Hardon!

Medium Hardon gave a mention to Walhalla Clothing (25 €/piece) in his post fight interview. That will please them (and hopefully generate some sales).
Brian Burns was interviewed post fight and said 'Hats off to my opponent. He was better tonight. I hope we meet again in the future.'.
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RATING
47%

 

Event: GAMMA#559 Siblas v Gage     
Date:   May 21, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jules Winnfield and Brian Burns. Burns comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire 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.

187 cm
38
211 lbs
33 - 19 - 0
193 cm
32
215 lbs
21 - 14 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Voodoo Nutrition

Bos Energy MMA159.4



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 33 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jules Winnfield!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Burns clinches.
Winnfield misses with a hook from the clinch.
Burns pushes Winnfield back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Burns lands a hook that snaps the head of Winnfield backwards.
Winnfield lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Winnfield struggles to land a body shot inside as Burns controls his hands.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Burns.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Winnfield.
Winnfield blocks a body shot from Burns.
Winnfield lands a hook that snaps the head of Burns backwards.
Burns tries to work over Winnfield's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Winnfield lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Winnfield misses with a punch on the inside.
Burns throws a head punch that misses.
Winnfield stalling in the clinch but Burns improves position.
Winnfield lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Burns backwards.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Burns tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Burns working aggressively here.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Winnfield creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Burns blocking some punches.
Burns misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Winnfield leaning his opponent against the cage.
Winnfield lands a left hand that snaps the head of Burns backwards.
Burns misses with the head strike.
Burns takes a shot to the head.
Burns works on Winnfield's body with a couple of short punches.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Winnfield.

Winnfield pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
A nice combination there by Burns.
Burns is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Winnfield.
Winnfield was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Winnfield throws a hook to the side of Burns's head but Burns sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Winnfield with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Burns looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Winnfield throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Burns only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Winnfield tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Burns paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Burns takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
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!
Winnfield misses with a lunging right hand
and Burns makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Winnfield fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Winnfield swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Winnfield throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Winnfield swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Burns fails with the takedown.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Burns connects with a looping right hand.
The crowd cheers as Winnfield lands an impressive looking overhand right. Burns doesn't seem phased though.
Winnfield lands a nice hook to Burns's body. Burns takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Burns blocks the body kick.
Burns takes a body punch but keeps moving.

Winnfield has Burns up against the cage in a clinch.
A nice right hand lands inside from Burns.
Winnfield lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Burns backwards.
Nice body punch from Winnfield.
Burns has a couple of punches blocked by Winnfield.
Burns softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Winnfield misses with a hook from the clinch.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Winnfield misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Winnfield looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A low kick from Burns is predictable there
and Winnfield connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
An inside leg kick from Winnfield misses.
Burns changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Winnfield digs a good hook to Burns's body.
Burns takes one to the side of the head.
Winnfield lands a jab to the head.

Burns bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Winnfield tries to buck Burns off but Burns is having none of it.
You can see the frustration on Winnfield's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Burns postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Burns is trying to ground and pound but Winnfield uses the momentary lack of control by Burns to regain half guard.
Winnfield works his way to full guard. Good work.
Burns has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Winnfield controlling the position.
Burns controls from within his opponent's guard.
Burns postures up in Winnfield's guard and throws a big left but Winnfield blocks it.
Winnfield 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.
Burns is working Winnfield over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Burns with a flurry of punches that miss.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Winnfield utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Winnfield preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Burns throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Winnfield works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A kick lands to the mid section there for Burns.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Winnfield, as that shot connected.
Burns dives in for a single leg takedown but Winnfield sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Winnfield misses with a hook.
Winnfield moves out of range as Burns throws a body kick.
Winnfield throws a big counter combination but Burns scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Winnfield checks a leg kick.
A little feinted left hand from Winnfield on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Burns throws a leg kick that is checked
and Winnfield counters with a nice uppercut.
Burns slips under a jab from Winnfield.
Burns fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Burns scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Burns looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
The fighters circling - Winnfield throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Winnfield loads up on a big right hand but Burns slips the punch.

Winnfield clinches up with Burns and pushes him back against the cage.
Jules Winnfield has scored more points in the clinch so far.
A head punch on the inside from Burns fails to land.
Burns blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Winnfield is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Burns can do to turn this around?
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Burns misses with a punch on the inside.
Winnfield stalling.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns gets through Winnfield's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Burns throws a head punch that misses.
A short body shot lands from Burns as the two fighters clinch.
Burns throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Winnfields head.
Burns lands a hook that snaps the head of Winnfield backwards.

Burns has managed to pull guard. Let's see whether he can work an aggressive guard. It will also be interesting to see what tactics Winnfield uses from the top position.
Winnfield controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Burns looking to control.
Burns has a closed guard, preventing Winnfield from standing up.
Winnfield trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Burns has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Burns keeping moving, preventing Winnfield from controlling successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Winnfield got a little sloppy there for a moment and Burns has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Winnfield has managed to get both his arms back between Burns's legs - danger averted.
Winnfield is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.

Burns working for a triangle but Winnfield defends it easily.
Winnfield sitting in guard here, content to control.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns throws the kick towards the body but Winnfield avoids it.
Winnfield looks to throw the jab but Burns is out of range.
Winnfield lands a leg kick that knocks Burns off balance momentarily.
Burns swats away the attempt to clinch by Winnfield.
Burns takes a swing at Winnfield's ribcage but misses.
Burns moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Nice uppercut there from Burns.
Winnfield cracks Burns with a good jab.
Winnfield swats away the attempt to clinch by Burns.
Burns gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Winnfield.
Winnfield throws a body punch but Burns moves out of range.
Jules Winnfield is winning the standup battle so far.
Winnfield lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Winnfield misses with a body shot.
Winnfield moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Winnfield lands a nice hook to Burns's body. Burns takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
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!
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Winnfield.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Winnfield wants to clinch up but Burns keeps it at a distance.
Jules Winnfield is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Burns misses with a low kick.
Burns checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Burns cracks Winnfield with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Burns keeps Winnfield at a distance using the push kick.
A punch combination from Winnfield misses.
Winnfield pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Winnfield displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Burns throws out the jab.
Burns defending well as Winnfield loads up on a big left hand.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Burns.
Burns throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Winnfield throws a head kick that looked like it stung.

It looks like Brian Burns has been cut.

Burns clinches up against the cage.
Winnfield is stalling here.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.

Burns has Winnfield pressed up against the cage. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Burns pulls back from the cage and twists to the side, sending Winnfield tumbling to the mat - Burns dives into Winnfield's guard.
Winnfield preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
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 Jules Winnfield will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Brian Burns's cut.
That's time! Winnfield's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Winnfield will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Burns throws a nice looking combination but Winnfield bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Winnfield walks into a left hand.
Winnfield throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Burns counters with a left and a right that stings Winnfield.
Winnfield lands a nice shot to the body.
Burns throws a low kick but it's checked well by Winnfield.
Burns misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Winnfield.
Burns misses the shot to the body.
Burns slips under a jab from Winnfield.
Burns uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Winnfield.
Burns let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Burns throws a leg kick that is checked
and Winnfield counters with a lovely straight right hand!
The fighters circle momentarily. Winnfield darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Winnfield throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burns sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Burns changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
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!
Winnfield scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Winnfield.
Burns takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Burns slips a jab from Winnfield.

Burns closes the distance and clinches.
Winnfield is trying to break the clinch but Burns is controlling him.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Winnfield's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Winnfield lands with a shot to the body.
Burns walks into a straight right hand from Winnfield.
Winnfield moves out of range of the body kick.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Winnfield moves away.
The crowd cheers as Winnfield lands an impressive looking overhand right. Burns doesn't seem phased though.
Winnfield moves out of range as Burns strikes.
Burns throws a lazy body kick
enabling Winnfield to counter with a crisp jab.
Burns explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Burns throws a body punch but Winnfield moves out of range.
Burns tries to land a front kick but Winnfield steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
The fighters circling - Winnfield throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Burns 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.
Winnfield swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Burns misses with a body shot.
Burns just misses with a punch to the body.
Winnfield feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Burns's calf.
Burns takes one to the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Winnfield throws a shot from downtown. Burns moves away and avoids it.
Brian Burns has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
A jab from Winnfield finds it's way through Burns's defenses.
A jab from Winnfield misses.
Winnfield fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Burns.
Burns misses with a body shot.
Burns looking to land some kicks to the body here.

Burns pushes Winnfield up against the cage in a clinch.
Winnfield lands an uppercut.
Winnfield tries to throw a body punch but Burns avoids it by throwing Winnfield back against the cage.

Winnfield manages to break the clinch.
Burns looks to land a left hand but Winnfield moved out of range nicely.
Winnfield appears to be looking for a big counter.
Burns is looking to chop away at Winnfield's legs.
Burns walks into a left hand.
A big right from Winnfield misses.
Winnfield jabs Burns to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Winnfield sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Jab, jab by Burns - just one landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
No joy there for Winnfield, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Burns misses with a low kick.
Burns misses with a body shot.
Burns chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Jab by Winnfield.
Burns throws a leg kick that misses.
Winnfield moves out of range as Burns strikes.
Winnfield throws a sloppy head kick and Burns moves out of range easily.
Winnfield staying out of range there.
Winnfield moves out of range of the body kick.
Winnfield misses with a body shot.
Burns throws an overhand right that lands on Winnfield's shoulder, as Winnfield tries to avoid the shot.
Winnfield lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Burns circles away quickly and effectively.
Winnfield throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Burns has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Winnfield.
Burns scores with a punch to the head.
Burns takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Winnfield misses the jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Winnfield 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.
Winnfield looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Jules Winnfield is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

It looks like Jules Winnfield has been cut.
Winnfield lands a nice shot that snaps Burns's head back.
Winnfield lands with a right hand.
Winnfield connects with a crisp jab.
Burns keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Winnfield jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Winnfield avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Winnfield swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Winnfield darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Winnfield connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Winnfield throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Burns stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Burns with a hook.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Burns throws a poor cross that misses
and Winnfield counters with a nice uppercut.
Burns takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Burns takes a swing at Winnfield's ribcage but misses.
Winnfield connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Burns misses with a hook.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jules Winnfield showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Winnfield, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jules Winnfield!

Jules Winnfield spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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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FIGHT
RATING
75%

 

Event: GAMMA#555 Jordan v Slevin     
Date:   Apr 30, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Brian Burns and Yorick Brown. Burns comes to the cage accompanied by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

193 cm
32
215 lbs
21 - 13 - 0
183 cm
35
203 lbs
31 - 18 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Bos Energy MMA159.4
Spartan Nutrition

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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 21 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brian Burns!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Yorick Brown!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Daniel Bishop and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Burns getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Burns swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Brown misses with a few strikes there.
Burns takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Burns on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Brown. Brown obviously looking to wear him down.

Burns forces Brown back against the cage and clinches.
Burns misses with a punch to the body.
Burns blocking some punches.
Brown is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Burns throws a punch but it's blocked by Brown.
Burns goes for a takedown attempt but Brown pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Good standup being displayed there by Burns as he connects with a hook.
Brown lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Burns with a hook.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns scoring well with a low kick there.
Burns slips a straight right by Brown.
Burns fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Brown just misses with a punch to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns connects with a leg kick. Brown looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Brown moves forwards but Burns connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Burns scores with a punch to the head.
Burns takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Burns throws a big shot that misses.
Yorick Brown is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Brown avoids a kick to the body.
Brown walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Burns tries a low kick but Brown avoids it.
Burns lands with a thumping leg kick.
Burns tries to score with a low kick but Brown moves his leg out of the way.
Brown throws a big shot that misses.
Burns shoots in for a takedown but Brown shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Burns lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Brown looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
Brown just misses with a punch to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Brown looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
Burns is looking to counter punch.
Brown connects with a body shot.
Brown steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Burns.
Burns is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Burns fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brown 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.
Burns tries to clinch but Brown moves away
and Brown makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Burns really felt that one!
Burns digs a good body shot into Brown's ribs.
A nice leg kick lands there from Burns.
Brown throws a body shot but no joy.
Burns throws an off balance right hand
and Brown counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Burns avoids the body shot from Brown.
Brown attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Brown takes a swing at Burns's ribcage but misses.
Brown throws a big shot that misses.
Brown misses with a wild body shot.
Brown throws the left hand but Burns avoids the punch easily.
Brown works Burns's body with a nice hook.
Burns lands a jab.
Burns throws a body shot but no joy.
Brown misses with a wild body shot.
Burns fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Burns throws a leg kick that is checked
and Brown counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Burns lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Brown finds it's way through Burns's defenses.
Burns wants to clinch.
Burns moves out of range of the body kick from Brown.
Brown is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Burns rather than just go for the knockout.
Brown misses with a body shot.
Brown moves into range and connects with a jab.
Burns misses with a straight left.
Burns is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Brown digs a good body shot into Burns's ribs.

Burns has managed to clinch.

Brown breaks from the clinch.
Burns takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Brown scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Burns doesn't seem bothered though.
Brown throws a poor cross that misses
and Burns makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Burns keeps Brown at a distance using the push kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Brown has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Burns.
Burns throws a leg kick that misses.
Burns bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Brown's head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brown throws a big shot that misses.
Burns tried to counter with a leg kick but Brown avoided it.
Nice jab there from Burns.
Burns fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brown manages to avoid it.
Burns throws a nice inside leg kick.
Brown throws out a loose jab but Burns uses good head movement to avoid it.
Burns thows a left - swing and a miss!
And Brown responds with a good body kick, but Burns manages to step out the way in time.
Burns lands a jab to the head.
Burns swings away with a leg kick that misses.

Burns dives in and scores a takedown into Brown's guard.

Brown is edging up against the cage. He's using the cage to get back to his feet. Nice work there - the fighters are clinched.
A short right from Burns on the inside.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Burns lands a shoulder strike.
Burns struggles to land a body shot inside as Brown controls his hands.
Burns misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Brown blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Brown tries to work over Burns's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
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 Brian Burns will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Brown throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Burns stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Brown chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Burns can pounce on him.
Brown stuffs the takedown attempt from Burns. Burns gets slowly back to his feet.
Burns misses with a leg kick
and Brown makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Brown lands a body shot.
Burns connects with a leg kick. Brown looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Burns jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Brown with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Brown 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 Burns has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Burns and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Brown misses with a body shot.
Burns misses with an uppercut. Brown saw that one coming.
Brown was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Brown connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Burns moves out of range as Brown strikes.
Brown's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Brown misses with a wild body shot.
Yorick Brown seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Burns lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Brown misses with a low kick as Burns jumps back.
Brown misses with a wild body shot.
Brown tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Burns was well out of range. Poor timing from Brown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns is looking to chop away at Brown's legs.
Burns throws out a loose jab but Brown uses good head movement to avoid it.
Brown takes a swing at Burns's ribcage but misses.
Burns throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Brown sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A big left from Brown misses.
It looked like Burns wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Brown fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Brown feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Burns's calf.
Brown thumps Burns with a low kick.
Brown throws a push kick but Burns slaps the foot to one side.
Burns fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Brown lands a nice looking body shot.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Burns, right into the meat.
Burns avoids the body shot from Brown.
Brown takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Brown throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Burns lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Burns throws a leg kick that is checked
and Brown cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Burns throws a front kick aimed at Brown's knee but Brown avoids it well.
Burns tries to land a leg kick but Brown saw it coming and moves away.
Burns bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Brown's head.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Brown moves away.
Brown tries a head kick but it misses.
Burns takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Burns uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Burns throws a nice outside leg kick.
Burns throws a one two combo.
A slow jab from Brown misses its intended target.
Burns moves out of range of the body kick from Brown.
Burns drops down looking for a counter takedown but Brown sprawls and moves away.
A nice inside leg kick there by Brown. That's going to slow Burns down.
Burns dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A slow jab from Brown misses its intended target.
Brown shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Burns swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Brown.
Brown gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Burns's corner calls for a 1-2. Burns obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns thows a left - swing and a miss!
Burns looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Brown is fending him off so far but Burns persists. Nope, Brown circles away and we're back to standing.
It seemed like Brown was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Brown misses with a leg kick.
A little feinted left hand from Burns on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Jab from Brown.
Brown takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Brown throws an overhand right that lands on Burns's shoulder, as Burns tries to avoid the shot.
Burns steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Brown.
Brown throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Burns checks a leg kick.
Burns clobbers Brown with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Brown walks into a straight right hand from Burns.
Burns uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Brown.
Burns buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Burns lands with a nice body kick.
Brown works Burns's body with a nice hook.
Brown lands a nice shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Burns looks to land a right hand but Brown moved out of range.
Brown throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
A chopping leg kick lands by Burns.
Burns keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Brown.
Burns tries to clinch up.
Brown loads up on a big right hand but Burns slips the punch.
Brown uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Burns.
Brown throws a lazy body kick
and Burns counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Burns dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Brown. That did some damage!
Burns fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Brown has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Burns moves out of range of the strikes.
Burns throws a front kick aimed at Brown's knee but Brown avoids it well.
Brown lands a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Burns gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Brown tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Burns was well out of range. Poor timing from Brown.
Burns throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Brown stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Yorick Brown will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Back to the action! And we move into the final round!



Burns has managed to clinch.
Brown works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Nice body punch from Brown.
Brown lands a shot to the body.
Brown tries a body shot but Burns blocks it.
Burns doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Brown lands a body shot in the clinch.
Brown misses with a punch to the body.
Brown lands with a right to the head.
Nice body punch from Brown - that landed with a thud.
Burns fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Brown pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brown misses with an uppercut. Burns saw that one coming.
Burns takes one to the chin there.
Burns slips under a jab from Brown.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Burns throws a leg kick that misses.
Brown looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Burns throws a leg kick but Brown sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Brown throws a big shot that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Brown throws a low kick, looking for Burns's leg but Burns calmly moves out of range.
Burns takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Brown scores with a jab to the head.
A thudding body kick lands there by Burns!
Burns shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Burns doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Brown misses with a body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Brown. Burns does a little dance to reset his feet.
Burns 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.
Brown misses with a body kick.
Brown looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
Brown throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Donk. Brown catches Burns right on the button with a cross.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Brown.
Brown throws a nice inside leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Brown scores with a jab to the body.
Brown slips under a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Good exchange - Brown coming out on top.
Brown misses with a straight left.
Brown throws out a loose jab but Burns uses good head movement to avoid it.
Burns throwing a counter right hand but Brown manages to avoid it.
Brown misses with a wild body shot.
Brown with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Burns to score with a decent uppercut.
Burns looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Brown has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.

Burns closes the distance and clinches.
A short body shot lands from Burns as the two fighters clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Burns fails to land.
Brown works on Burns's body with a couple of short punches.
Brown blocks a body shot from Burns.
Brown works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.

Brown breaks the clinch.
Brown tries to land a front kick but Burns steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Brown 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.
Brown bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brown takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Burns throws a leg kick that is checked
and Brown counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Brown lands with an overhand left.
Brown jabs Burns to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Burns clobbers Brown with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Burns misses with a low kick.
Burns scores with a sloppy right hand. Brown should have avoided that one.
Nice body kick from Brown.
Brown checks the leg kick nicely there.
Brown throws a body punch but Burns moves out of range.
Burns rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Brown moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Brown checks a leg kick.
Burns fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Burns throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Brown scores with a body shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Burns misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Brown counters with a stiff right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Brown dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Burns. That did some damage!
Burns uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Brown.
Brown moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
That kick from Brown tenderised Burns's leg. Burns is trying to keep his angry face on.
A slow jab from Burns misses its intended target.
Brown lands a really nice looking cross but Burns seems unphased.
Burns lands a slapping body shot.
Brown throws a good cross that connects.
Burns misses with an uppercut
and Brown counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Burns throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Brown sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Burns fails with a takedown attempt.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Brown misses with an uppercut. Burns saw that one coming.

Burns instigates a clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
Yorick Brown comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Brown 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 James Atkins scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 29:29
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Yorick Brown!

Yorick Brown thanked the fans post fight for their support.
Brian Burns spoke after the fight, saying 'Hats off to my opponent. He was better tonight. I hope we meet again in the future.'.
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Event: UPG 25: Fearless     
Date:   Mar 26, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Brian Burns and Roman Gruzinsky. Burns's entrance music is Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. A fine choice. Gruzinsky has chosen Россия as his entrance music. Roman Gruzinsky is staring across the ring at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

193 cm
31
215 lbs
21 - 12 - 0
188 cm
27
215 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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 21 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brian Burns!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Roman Gruzinsky!
The judges for this bout are Radbod Blank, Albert Achterberg and Nard Betker.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Burns lands a nice looking body shot.
Burns is looking to score with low kicks.
Nice shot lands for Burns.
Gruzinsky blocks a low kick nicely.
Gruzinsky throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Burns's head.
Burns throws out a powerful jab.
A big left from Gruzinsky misses.
An inside leg kick lands from Burns.
We've been hearing reports that Burns has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Gruzinsky throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A jab from Gruzinsky misses.
Gruzinsky swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Burns slips under a jab from Gruzinsky.
Gruzinsky lands with a kick to the temple. Burns shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Burns scores with the left hand. Gruzinsky knows he should have avoided that one.
Gruzinsky throws a good cross that connects.
Gruzinsky just misses with a punch to the body.
Gruzinsky lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Burns connects with a body shot that sends Gruzinsky's belly button to the back.
Burns throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gruzinsky sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gruzinsky looks to land a body kick but Burns moved away.
Burns keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gruzinsky slips a jab and a cross from Burns.
Gruzinsky follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Gruzinsky throws an off balance right hand
and Burns counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Gruzinsky takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Nice jab there from Gruzinsky.
Burns lunges at Gruzinsky with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Gruzinsky's hand.
Gruzinsky lands with a cross.
Burns throws a low kick, looking for Gruzinsky's leg but Gruzinsky calmly moves out of range.
Gruzinsky throws a counter combo.
A jab from Burns misses.
Gruzinsky unleashes a big counter combination but Burns bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Gruzinsky looks to land a left hand but Burns moved out of range nicely.
Gruzinsky throws a head kick but Burns moves out of range.
Burns misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gruzinsky.
Gruzinsky walks into a straight right hand from Burns.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Burns misses with a leg kick
and Gruzinsky counters with a right hand to the body.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Burns throws a looping overhand right but Gruzinsky ducks down to avoid it.
Burns throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Burns fails with a takedown attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gruzinsky ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gruzinsky throws a hook to the side of Burns's head but Burns sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A slow jab from Gruzinsky misses its intended target.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Gruzinsky.
Good leg kick by Burns there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Burns.
It seemed like Gruzinsky was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Gruzinsky ducks under a wild hook from Burns.
Gruzinsky doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Gruzinsky tries to work over Burns's front leg with a kick but Burns checks it.
Gruzinsky's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Burns connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Gruzinsky scrambles back to his feet.
Nice body punch from Burns.
Good standup being displayed there by Gruzinsky as he connects with a hook.
Burns scores with a kick to the midsection.
Gruzinsky takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Burns lunges at Gruzinsky with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Gruzinsky's hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gruzinsky throws an overhand right that lands on Burns's shoulder, as Burns tries to avoid the shot.

Burns clinches up with Gruzinsky and pushes him back against the ropes.
Gruzinsky fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gruzinsky gets through Burns's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Burns lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Burns misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gruzinsky blocks a body shot from Burns.
Gruzinsky blocks an uppercut.
Burns misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A nice right hand lands inside from Burns.
Gruzinsky tries to work over Burns's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Burns.
Burns misses with some punches.
Gruzinsky blocks a body shot from Burns.
Burns misses with some punches.
Burns pushes Gruzinsky back against the ropes and unloads with a body punch.
Burns goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters up against the ropes, Gruzinsky throws an elbow but misses.
Gruzinsky tries a body shot but Burns blocks it.
Gruzinsky lands with a short punch from the clinch.

Gruzinsky's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Good leg kick by Gruzinsky there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Burns throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Gruzinsky! But no joy.
Burns lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Gruzinsky just misses with a punch to the body.
Burns throws a shot from downtown. Gruzinsky moves away and avoids it.
Gruzinsky throws out a loose jab but Burns uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gruzinsky tries a head kick but it misses.
Burns scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Burns just misses with a punch to the body.
Gruzinsky let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Burns fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Gruzinsky is out of range.
Despite the aggression on Gruzinsky's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Burns scores with a leg kick.
Burns with a nice cross.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Gruzinsky checks a leg kick.
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 Brian Burns will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Gruzinsky keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Gruzinsky is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Burns throws a body punch but Gruzinsky moves out of range.
Burns finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Gruzinsky uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Burns.
Brian Burns is winning the standup battle so far.
Gruzinsky's jab looks to have found its range, popping Burns under the eye.
Burns ducks under a wild hook from Gruzinsky.
Burns dives in and grabs Gruzinsky's left leg, looking for a takedown. Gruzinsky pushes down on Burns's head and hops out.
A punch lands to the side of Gruzinsky 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Burns throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
An inside leg kick from Burns misses.
Burns on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Gruzinsky. Gruzinsky obviously looking to wear him down.
Gruzinsky throws a head kick that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
No luck for Burns with that takedown attempt.
Gruzinsky swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Gruzinsky throws a nice looking combination but Burns bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Gruzinsky jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gruzinsky defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Burns.
Gruzinsky unleashes a big counter combination but Burns bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Brian Burns. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns misses with a looping right.
Burns lands a nice looking body shot.
Gruzinsky misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Burns.
Burns throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Burns shoots in for a takedown but Gruzinsky shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Burns needs to keep his hands up - Gruzinsky had a free shot at his head there.
Burns moves out of range as Gruzinsky strikes.
Burns fails to land with a series of punches.
Burns bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Burns tries to counter with a takedown but Gruzinsky is quick to defend against it.
Gruzinsky lands with a hook. Burns tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Burns scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gruzinsky moves away.
Burns tries to score with a low kick but Gruzinsky moves his leg out of the way.
Gruzinsky misses with a double jab.
Burns throws a push kick but Gruzinsky slaps the foot to one side.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Gruzinsky, as that shot connected.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Burns throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gruzinsky looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Burns takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Gruzinsky swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Burns throws a nice inside leg kick.

Burns shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Gruzinsky's guard.
Gruzinsky looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Burns trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Gruzinsky wants to get back to his feet but Burns is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
Burns throwing strikes from guard but Gruzinsky blocks nicely.
Gruzinsky pulls Burns in close to his closed guard and prevents Burns from doing any damage or advancing position.
Burns is looking to work some ground and pound but Gruzinsky has wrist control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns postures up.
Burns lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Burns trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Burns postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Burns postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Gruzinsky not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Burns throwing strikes but missing.
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.
Gruzinsky working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Burns.
Burns throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Burns trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Gruzinsky keeping full guard, as Burns tries to pass.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gruzinsky is trying to keep Burns in close.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Gruzinsky is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Gruzinsky preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Gruzinsky utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Burns is fighting to break Gruzinsky's control of his arms but Gruzinsky is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Burns throws a good cross that connects.
Burns throws an overhand right that lands on Gruzinsky's shoulder, as Gruzinsky tries to avoid the shot.
Burns tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in to close the distance. Gruzinsky manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Burns moves out of range of the body kick.
Burns throws a leg kick which misses Gruzinsky's front leg but catches the back leg as Gruzinsky tries to avoid it.
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 Brian Burns will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Burns blocks a low kick nicely.
Burns thumps Gruzinsky with a low kick.
Burns misses the shot to the body.
A countering left hand to the body from Gruzinsky misses.
Gruzinsky throws a leg kick that is checked
and Burns counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Gruzinsky misses with an attempted mid kick.

Burns moves into the clinch successfully.

Gruzinsky pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Sloppy strikes from Gruzinsky. Those never looked like landing.
Burns jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Gruzinsky throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Burns is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Gruzinsky.
Gruzinsky looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Gruzinsky uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Burns.
Burns fails with a takedown attempt.
Gruzinsky connects with a high kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns with a poor takedown
and Gruzinsky counters with a flying knee. Nice.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns wants to land a leg kick but Gruzinsky is out of range.
Burns changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Gruzinsky tries to avoid it but Burns manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Gruzinsky to the ground. Gruzinsky escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Brian Burns. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gruzinsky checks a leg kick nicely.
Gruzinsky throws a head kick but Burns moves out of range.
Burns feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Roman Gruzinsky is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Gruzinsky throws a low kick but it's checked well by Burns.
Burns appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Burns misses with a low kick.
Burns avoids the head kick by Gruzinsky.
Gruzinsky takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Burns misses with a leg kick
and Gruzinsky counters with a nice uppercut.

Burns closes the distance and clinches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Burns.

Burns breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
A punch lands to the side of Burns 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Gruzinsky scores with a jab.
A telegraphed right hand from Burns misses the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Burns takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Gruzinsky tests Burns's chin there with a solid looking shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gruzinsky 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.
Burns scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Burns throws a hook but Gruzinsky blocks it.
Burns lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Gruzinsky's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Gruzinsky connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Gruzinsky throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gruzinsky keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Gruzinsky moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Burns tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.

Burns drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
Burns 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.
Gruzinsky is not in a great position here, taking some shots.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns throws a strike aimed at the side of Gruzinsky's head but Gruzinsky avoids it well.
Gruzinsky tries to buck Burns off but Burns is having none of it.
Burns sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Gruzinsky is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Burns 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 defending against the ground and pound.
Gruzinsky gets back to half guard.
Brian Burns overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Gruzinsky looks like he's trying to stand up.
Burns throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Gruzinsky manages to get to full guard.
Burns postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns is in close to Gruzinsky's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Gruzinsky 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.
Gruzinsky avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Burns loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Burns looking to pass the guard.
Burns throws a strike but Gruzinsky rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Gruzinsky trying to stand up but can't free himself from Burns's guard.
Gruzinsky engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Roman Gruzinsky.
I think Burns 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 Radbod Blank scores the fight for Roman Gruzinsky!
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight for Brian Burns!
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight for Roman Gruzinsky!

Roman Gruzinsky wins by split decision!

A relieved looking Roman Gruzinsky thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
The defeated Brian Burns had this to say: 'Hats off to my opponent. He was better tonight. I hope we meet again in the future.'.
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Event: UPG 22: Menace     
Date:   Mar 04, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Tat Moh and Brian Burns. Burns has chosen Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire as his entrance music. Brian Burns has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Tat Moh's chin.

185 cm
32
210 lbs
22 - 9 - 0
193 cm
31
215 lbs
20 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Sun-Tzu

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 22 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Tat Moh!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Daniel Blasius and Nard Betker.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Moh tries to clinch up.
Moh ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Burns moves away.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Burns - that will leave a mark!
Moh on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Burns has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Burns buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Moh throws a looping overhand right but Burns ducks down to avoid it.

Burns clinches up against the cage.
Burns blocks a body shot from Moh.
Burns tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Moh's elbow.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Burns.
Burns lands a nice shot to the body.
Burns blocks a body shot from Moh.
Burns prevents the takedown attempt.
Burns goes for a takedown in the clinch but Moh prevents it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Good body shot from Moh.
Moh blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Moh misses with a body punch.
Burns scores with a shoulder strike.
Burns prevents a body shot from Moh.
Burns lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Moh misses with a body punch.
Moh tries for a takedown but Burns manages to get underhooks.
Burns is trying to pull guard but Moh turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Burns tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A left hand lands to the body for Moh.
Burns lands a left hand.
Moh tries to work over Burns's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Burns swings wildly with an uppercut but Moh uses good head movement to avoid it.
A left hand lands to the body for Burns.
A hook to the body from Moh.
Burns tries to work over Moh's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Moh tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Burns misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch on the inside from Burns fails to land.
Moh tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Burns.
Moh keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Burns's efforts to push away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns misses with a punch on the inside.
Burns has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Moh.
Burns misses with the head strike.
Burns misses with a body punch.
Burns misses with the head strike.
Moh blocks a body shot from Burns.
Burns is trying to break the clinch but Moh is controlling him.

Burns has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Moh clear over his head and slammed him to the mat!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Moh tries to escape the position.

Burns is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Moh is defending well though. Burns let's go of the attempt for now.
Moh tries to break free.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Moh controlling Burns 's hands.
Burns thows a huge left but connects with the canvas and not his opponent.

Burns is looking to finish the fight by rear naked choke. Moh knows exactly what he's got planned though, so he's defending well. Maybe a few strikes would soften Moh for a finish.
Burns somehow managing to miss with a strike from the back.
Moh avoids the strikes from Burns.
Moh is defending well here and trying to improve his position.
Burns struggling to land strikes to the head as Moh covers up.
Burns is striking well from the back but Moh escapes and manages to control the positon and works his way to half guard. A much better position - the crisis is over for the time being.
Burns landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Moh is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Burns's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Burns's back!
Burns tries to escape but Moh has the hooks in and won't let him break free.
Moh avoiding Burns 's attempts to control his hands.
I really don't envy Burns right now.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Moh throwing strikes from the back - he gets a warning from the referee for striking the back of the head but all these shots are hurting Burns!
A bit of a pause in the action here. Moh controlling the positon.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Burns covers up after that shot from Moh.

Moh is looking to finish the fight by rear naked choke. Burns knows exactly what he's got planned though, so he's defending well. Maybe a few strikes would soften Burns for a finish.
Moh throwing wild punches that miss their target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Moh cracks Burns with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Burns moves away from the strike by Moh.
Burns connects with a single shot there.

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

Burns's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Moh doesn't manage to clinch there - Burns circles away.
Moh missing with a left hand there. Burns was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Burns tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Moh is able to avoid easily.
Burns moves out of range as Moh strikes.
Burns works Moh's body with a nice hook.
Moh looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Burns walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Moh checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Burns lets loose with a powerful body kick. Moh will feel that in the morning.
Moh throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Burns swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Moh.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Moh throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
A little jabbing left from Burns on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Burns lands with a thumping leg kick.
Moh tries to clinch but Burns moves out of range.
Moh with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Moh looks to land a left hand but Burns moved out of range nicely.
Moh misses with a hook to the body
and Burns counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Burns.
Moh tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Burns is able to avoid easily.
Moh scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Moh wants to slow Burns down by chopping away at his legs.
Moh takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Burns fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Moh has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Burns throws a quick inside leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Moh.
Moh throws the left hand but Burns avoids the punch easily.
Burns scoring well with a low kick there.
Tat Moh is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Burns misses the jab.
Moh on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Burns's jab looks to have found its range, popping Moh under the eye.
Burns tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Moh defends well and Burns ends up having to push Moh into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Burns tries to land a front kick but Moh steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Burns looks to score with a jab to the body but Moh is just out of range.
Burns swings for the body but Moh moves out of range.
Burns uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Moh.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Burns tries to clinch there but Moh circles away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
That kick from Burns tenderised Moh's leg. Moh is trying to keep his angry face on.
Moh keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Moh 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.

Burns shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Moh manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Moh wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Burns missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Burns content to stall in guard here.
Brian Burns has got the better of the ground game so far.
Moh trying to keep a closed guard but Burns is proving a slippery customer.
Moh 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 three minutes gone in the round.
Moh is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Moh looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Burns with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Moh moves nicely into side control.
Burns tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Moh throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and Burns works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.
Burns has hold of Moh's hands but Moh slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Burns trying to control but Moh postures up.
Moh seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Burns.
Moh preventing the sweep.
Moh pushes down on Burns's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Burns is looking to control Moh's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Burns avoid being mounted?
Moh slows the pace down in half guard.
Moh drops an elbow to the side of Burns's head.
Moh trying to control from half guard but Burns is working away.
Burns is looking for a sweep. Moh is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Brian Burns will probably get the nod - 10:9.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Burns tries to close the distance and clinch up but Moh swats him away and circles back towards the center.
An attempted straight right counter from Moh misses the target.
Moh misses with a hook.
Burns throws out a counter right but Moh avoids it with no problem.
Moh swings for the body but Burns moves out of range.
Brian Burns seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Moh tries to clinch up but Burns circles away and keeps his distance.
Moh lands a jab to the head.
Burns takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Burns has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Moh connects with a looping right hand.
Burns misses with a body kick.
Moh tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Burns was well out of range. Poor timing from Moh.
Moh misses with a head kick.
Burns bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Moh takes a jab right on the kisser.
Burns misses with a hook.
Burns jabs at Moh's body.
A nice inside leg kick there by Moh. That's going to slow Burns down.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A solid body kick from Burns.
Moh moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Burns connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Burns tries to move into range but Moh moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Moh looks for the body kick but Burns saw that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Moh.
Moh takes a swing at Burns's ribcage but misses.
Moh misses with a straight left.
Moh throws a shot from downtown. Burns moves away and avoids it.
A slapping leg kick lands for Burns.
Moh looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Moh with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Moh lands with a shot to the body.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Moh wants to slow Burns down by chopping away at his legs.
Moh lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Burns circles away quickly and effectively.
Moh looks to land a left hand but Burns moved out of range nicely.
Burns connects with a solid leg kick.
Moh misses with a looping right.
Moh dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Burns. That did some damage!
Moh takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Burns misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Moh counters with a thumping low kick.
Moh throws an overhand right that lands on Burns's shoulder, as Burns tries to avoid the shot.
Tat Moh has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Brian Burns is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Moh throws a leg kick but Burns moved away.
Burns with a jab.
Moh cracks Burns with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Burns lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Moh tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Burns is able to avoid easily.
Moh with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Burns keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Burns checks a low kick from Moh.
Moh connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Moh throws a hook but Burns avoids it easily.
Burns tries to land a front kick but Moh steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Moh slips a straight right by Burns.
Moh throws a quick counter kick to the body but Burns avoids it.
Moh is looking to score with low kicks.
Burns misses with a low kick.
Moh fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Burns is out of range.
Burns only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Burns fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Moh.
A shot to the liver by Moh. Beautiful body shot.
Moh throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Moh is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns moves out of range of the strikes.
Moh throws a hook to the side of Burns's head but Burns sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Moh is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Moh throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Moh wants to clinch.
Burns goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Moh throws a solid leg kick but Burns takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Moh.
Burns throws a nice inside leg kick.
A big left from Moh misses.
Burns now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Moh throws a front kick aimed at Burns's knee but Burns avoids it well.
Moh has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Burns.
Burns lands a lovely overhand right.
Nice defenses there by Burns.
Burns scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Moh blocks a leg kick.
Burns lands with a nice body punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Burns fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Moh sprawls well initially but Burns persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Moh does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Moh wants to improve his position but Burns is controlling well.
Moh slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Moh keeping moving, preventing Burns from controlling successfully.
Moh is trying to control the position but Burns postures up.
Burns slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Moh tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Burns advances nicely into full mount.

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 Tat Moh.
I think Burns 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 Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 28:29
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brian Burns!

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.
Tat Moh spoke after the fight, saying 'Defeat is a state of mind - no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.'.
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RATING
62%

 

Event: UPG: Saturday Smackdown     
Date:   Feb 06, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Brian Burns and Keiji Mutou. Burns comes to the cage accompanied by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Keiji Mutou enters the cage!

193 cm
31
215 lbs
20 - 11 - 0
188 cm
34
213 lbs
20 - 9 - 2
Great wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
BJJ Red Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

Spartan Nutrition

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 20 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brian Burns!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 9 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Keiji Mutou!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Wagner Zegers and Patrick Alders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Burns gets a double leg takedown into Mutou's guard.
Mutou looking for a sweep. Not yet Mutou, not yet.
Mutou not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Burns looking to sit in guard and control but Mutou gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.


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

Burns isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Mutou stacks Burns 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 Mutou!
Mutou misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mutou tries to score with some ground and pound. Burns controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Burns is looking to reverse the position.
Mutou wants to lay and pray for a moment but Burns keeps working.
Mutou lands some shots froms side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Mutou.
Burns is not content to let Mutou control the position.
Burns tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Mutou wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Burns takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Mutou slows the pace down.
Mutou wants to control but Burns is keeping him busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Burns is trying to improve his position.
Mutou working away.
Mutou in side control, just content to control the action for now.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Burns keeps Mutou under control for a moment.
Burns on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Mutou working the head and body with strikes.
Mutou is looking to take a break and control but Burns is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Mutou throwing shots but missing, from side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Mutou.
Burns on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Mutou is looking to take a break and control but Burns is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Mutou is chipping away with strikes.
Mutou working the ground and pound but Burns is defending the strikes.
Check out the look on Mutou's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Burns is looking for a sweep.
Burns can't do much from the bottom here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Mutou working away.
Mutou working the ground and pound.
Mutou lands a decent elbow from side control.
Burns regains half guard.
Mutou looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Mutou lands with a punch from half guard.
Mutou looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Burns with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Nice strikes from Mutou there.
Mutou wants to take a breather but Burns is having none of it.
Mutou has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mutou is looking to clinch but Burns is avoiding it.
Mutou has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Burns scores with a punch to the head.
Burns lands with an uppercut that bounces Mutou off the cage and back into range.
A thudding body kick lands there by Burns!
Burns lands with a hook. Mutou tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Burns cracks Mutou with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
An inside leg kick lands from Burns.
Burns misses the shot to the body.
Mutou shoots in but Burns avoids the takedown attempt easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Burns instigates a clinch.
Mutou has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Burns is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Mutou wants a takedown.
Brian Burns has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Keiji Mutou.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns throws a head punch that misses.
Burns misses with some punches.

Mutou has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Burns clear over his head and slammed him to the mat!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Burns just trying to survive but Mutou is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.
Mutou has the hooks in. Burns is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.
Mutou scores with punches and elbows.
Mutou trying to control.
Burns finds himself mounted whilst avoiding strikes.
Burns tries to reverse the position but Mutou maintains control.
Mutou can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Burns is looking to escape.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Mutou is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Mutou controlling the pace.
Burns taking some punishment here, with Mutou in his half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Burns trying to control but Mutou postures up.
Mutou thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Burns's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mutou wants to control but Burns is keeping him busy.

Burns actively working from the bottom here.
Mutou throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Burns to regain full guard.
Mutou has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Mutou wants to control from the top but Burns keeps moving.
Mutou with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Burns is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Burns is trying to control the position but Mutou postures up.
Mutou distracts Burns with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Burns is trying to keep Mutou in close.
Mutou lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mutou trying to control the position from guard on top but Burns is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Burns looking for a sweep. Not yet Burns, not yet.
Mutou throws a big elbow that misses.
Mutou is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Burns working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Mutou.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Mutou keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Burns.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Burns sizes up Mutou with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Mutou has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Burns.
Burns fails with a takedown attempt.
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 Brian Burns will probably get the nod.
That's time! Burns's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Burns throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Burns throws an off balance right hand

and Mutou counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Mutou.
Burns looking for a sweep. Not yet Burns, not yet.
Keiji Mutou has got the better of the ground game so far.

Burns is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Mutou is aware though and is defending well.
Mutou throwing strikes from guard but Burns blocks nicely.
Mutou looking to sit in guard and control but Burns gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Mutou looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Mutou lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Mutou wants to pass the guard but Burns is keeping the position.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Mutou working his ground and pound in the gym. So far it seems to be working well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mutou loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Burns is trying to control the position from the bottom.

Burns throws his legs up looking for a submission but Mutou uses it to pass to side control.
Mutou is chipping away with strikes.
Mutou scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Burns to see if he's OK.
Mutou wants to control but Burns is keeping him busy.
Mutou working away.
Mutou is looking to take a break and control but Burns is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Burns defending against the ground and pound.
Mutou wants to lay and pray for a moment but Burns keeps working.
Mutou is putting a hurting on Burns here, landing some big shots from side control.
Mutou lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
Mutou wants to lay and pray for a moment but Burns keeps working.
Mutou working the body and head with strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sloppy strikes there by Mutou.
Mutou scores with punches from side control.
Mutou scores with punches from side control.
Mutou lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Burns down.
Mutou lands some shots froms side control.
Mutou throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and Burns works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.
Mutou is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Burns is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Mutou scores with a couple of nice shots.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns wants to improve his position but Mutou is controlling well.
Burns is working hard here to advance position.
Mutou is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Mutou sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Burns defending well though.
Burns regains full guard. Nicely done.
Burns keeping moving, preventing Mutou from controlling successfully.
Mutou landing some decent shots from guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Burns keeping moving, preventing Mutou from controlling successfully.
Burns working a defensive guard here.

And that's the end of the fight!
Keiji Mutou comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Mutou 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 Wagner Zegers scores the fight 28:29
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Keiji Mutou!

Keiji Mutou took to the mic after the fight and begged the organizational hierarchy for a shot at the title.
The defeated Brian Burns had this to say: 'Hats off to my opponent. He was better tonight. I hope we meet again in the future.'.
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RATING
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Event: UPG 15: Quarrel     
Date:   Jan 15, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Illumi De Medici and Brian Burns. Burns has chosen Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire as his entrance music. On his way into the cage it seems that Illumi De Medici has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Illumi De Medici seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

185 cm
30
207 lbs
13 - 4 - 0
193 cm
30
215 lbs
19 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Arcticus University: London

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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 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Illumi De Medici!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Albert Achterberg, Daniel Blasius and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Burns connects with a body shot.
De Medici keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Burns lands with a thumping leg kick.
De Medici throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by De Medici.
Burns throws a jab but it's blocked by De Medici.
Nice straight punches there by Burns. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Burns.
A leg kick checked by Burns.
De Medici 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 throws an overhand right that lands on De Medici's shoulder, as De Medici tries to avoid the shot.
A left lands for De Medici.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A looping hook to the body misses from Burns. De Medici does a little dance to reset his feet.
Burns misses with a low kick.
Burns takes a jab right on the kisser.
Burns swinging wildly here.
De Medici lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Burns tries to close the distance and clinch but De Medici swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Burns scores with the left hand. De Medici knows he should have avoided that one.

That's one minute gone in the round.
De Medici misses with a head kick.
Burns misses with a shot to the body
and De Medici connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
De Medici uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Burns.
De Medici quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Burns throws a half hearted mid kick.
De Medici quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
An inside leg kick lands from Burns.
De Medici lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
De Medici throws a chopping leg kick but Burns manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
De Medici misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Burns lands a jab to De Medici's midsection.
Burns looks to land a right hand but De Medici moved out of range.
Burns throws a looping overhand right but De Medici ducks down to avoid it.
De Medici throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Good exchange - Burns coming out on top.
Burns bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A looping hook to the body misses from Burns. De Medici does a little dance to reset his feet.
De Medici throws a quick counter kick to the body but Burns avoids it.
Burns ducks down and throws a 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!
Burns uses good head movement to avoid the hook from De Medici.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from De Medici 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 Burns has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Burns and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
De Medici avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
De Medici throwing a counter right hand but Burns manages to avoid it.
De Medici uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Burns.
Burns throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jab from Burns.
De Medici thows a left - swing and a miss!
Burns takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Burns moves forwards but De Medici connects with a nice, crisp jab.
De Medici takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
A bone on bone clash there as De Medici blocks the leg kick.
De Medici lands a front kick.

Burns clinches up against the cage.
Burns goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
De Medici can't find room to land a body shot as Burns controls the action.
De Medici blocks a body shot from Burns.
De Medici tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Burns's elbow.
A short body shot lands from Burns as the two fighters clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns blocking some punches.
A nice right hand lands inside from De Medici.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Burns creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Burns tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
De Medici lands a right hand that snaps the head of Burns backwards.
De Medici doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Burns misses with some punches.
De Medici misses with the head strike.
De Medici lands a left hand.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for De Medici.
De Medici lands a right hand that snaps the head of Burns backwards.

De Medici pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Burns throws an ugly left hook that misses
and De Medici counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Burns misses with a hook.
Burns digs a good hook to De Medici's body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Burns clinches.
Burns lands a nice shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Burns fails to pull guard.
Burns misses with a shot to the kidneys.
De Medici fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Burns lands an uppercut.
Burns being controlled against the cage.
De Medici presses Burns against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Burns misses with the head strike.
Burns blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Still in the clinch, De Medici scores with a nice short uppercut.
Burns misses with the head strike.
Burns doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Burns throws a head punch that misses.
Burns lands a left hand.
De Medici wants to break the clinch but can't.
Burns swings away with an uppercut that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


De Medici slips a jab from Burns.
Burns misses with a low kick.
Burns slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Burns swings and misses with a shot to the body
and De Medici counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Burns throws a leg kick which misses De Medici's front leg but catches the back leg as De Medici tries to avoid it.
Burns scores with a kick to the midsection.
De Medici throws a big shot that misses.
De Medici's jab looks to have found its range, popping Burns under the eye.
De Medici on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
De Medici scores with a jab to the head.
Burns buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Burns tries to clinch but De Medici is having none of it.
De Medici misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Burns.
Burns throws a leg kick that misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Burns pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
De Medici scores with a kick to the midsection.
Burns looks to score with a jab to the body but De Medici is just out of range.
De Medici seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.

That's one minute gone in the round.
De Medici connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Burns tries to clinch but De Medici moves out of range.
Burns chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before De Medici can pounce on him.
De Medici tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Burns lands a nice looking kick to the body. De Medici takes a step back to recover.
Burns misses with a wild body shot.
Burns lands a right hook to the body.
Burns thows a left - swing and a miss!
Burns digs a good hook to De Medici's body.
Burns looks to land a left hand but De Medici moved out of range nicely.
De Medici is looking to counter punch.
De Medici tries to work over Burns's front leg with a kick but Burns checks it.
De Medici lands a slapping body shot.
De Medici avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
De Medici fires out a quick counter leg kick but Burns just manages to avoid it.
Illumi De Medici is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Burns swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Burns scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Burns misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting De Medici counter with a right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Burns misses with a looping left.
Burns throws a hook to the side of De Medici's head but De Medici sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A quick step to the side and De Medici tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Burns misses with an uppercut.
De Medici tries to land a front kick but Burns steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Burns moves out of range of the body kick.
Burns throws a low kick but it's checked well by De Medici.
De Medici doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Burns blocks the body kick.
Burns shoots for a takedown but De Medici saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
De Medici is looking to counter with a body kick.
Burns feints and then cracks De Medici's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow De Medici down.
Burns 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.
Burns paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

Burns gets a clinch.
Brian Burns seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.

Burns's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
De Medici uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Burns.
No joy there for Burns, who threw a few shots but didn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Burns.
A telegraphed right hand from Burns misses the target.
Burns throws a sloppy body shot
enabling De Medici to counter with a crisp jab.
De Medici pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Burns connects with a solid leg kick.
Burns takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Burns avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Burns looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Burns connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between De Medici's hands.
Brian Burns seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Burns misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
De Medici misses with an attempted mid kick.
Burns throws a sloppy body shot
and De Medici connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Burns throws a good cross that connects.
De Medici takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
De Medici lands a right hook 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!
Burns steps to the side to avoid the strikes from De Medici.
De Medici moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Burns tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
De Medici throwing a counter right hand but Burns manages to avoid it.
De Medici lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
De Medici catches Burns with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Burns slips under a jab from De Medici.
Burns swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Burns moves into range and connects with a jab.
De Medici feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Burnss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
De Medici fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
De Medici misses with an uppercut. Burns saw that one coming.
De Medici wants to land a leg kick but Burns is out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Burns! But no joy.
Burns throws a leg kick that misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
De Medici ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Burns steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from De Medici. That one must have hurt.
De Medici throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


De Medici misses with a body kick.
Burns fakes high and swings low for a body shot but De Medici manages to avoid it.
Burns darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
De Medici defending well as Burns loads up on a big left hand.
Burns shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts De Medici as he jumps to the side.
De Medici takes a swing at Burns's ribcage but misses.
Burns scores with a jab. De Medici acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
De Medici walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Burns fakes high and swings low for a body shot but De Medici manages to avoid it.
De Medici slips under a jab from Burns.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
De Medici lands a leg kick that knocks Burns off balance momentarily.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Burns 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 De Medici has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from De Medici and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
De Medici walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Burns connects with a body shot that sends De Medici's belly button to the back.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A bone on bone clash there as De Medici blocks the leg kick.
De Medici swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
De Medici checks a leg kick nicely.
Burns misses with a lunging right hand
and Burns takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
De Medici throws a sloppy head kick and Burns moves out of range easily.
A nice side step and Burns releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Burns swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and De Medici counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Burns with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
De Medici pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A big right from Burns misses.
De Medici throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burns sees it coming and avoids it easily.

Burns closes the distance and clinches.
Burns's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
De Medici misses with a punch on the inside.

De Medici breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
De Medici throws a head kick that misses.
Burns with a jab.
De Medici throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Burns looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Illumi De Medici has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Brian Burns is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns misses with a low kick.
De Medici throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burns sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Burns is clearly trying to counter these attacks from De Medici with a body shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Burns keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Burns lands a jab to the head.
De Medici ducks under a wild hook from Burns.
De Medici misses with a kick to the body.
Burns moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Burns misses with a straight left.
A looping hook to the body misses from De Medici. Burns does a little dance to reset his feet.
De Medici throws an overhand right that lands on Burns's shoulder, as Burns tries to avoid the shot.
Burns ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A bone on bone clash there as Burns blocks the leg kick.
A little jabbing left from Burns on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Burns digs a good body shot into De Medici's ribs.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
De Medici misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
De Medici working aggressively here.
Burns swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Burns scores with a shot to the side of De Medici's head.
De Medici swings wildly with an uppercut but Burns uses good head movement to avoid it.
De Medici doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
De Medici fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
De Medici misses with some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for De Medici.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
De Medici misses with a hook from the clinch.
Burns prevents a body shot from De Medici.

Burns breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Burns is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Burns throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
De Medici throws a shot to the body.

Burns fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging De Medici to the ground. Burns is now in De Medici's guard.
Burns looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brian Burns comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Burns 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 Albert Achterberg scores the fight 27:30
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 27:30
Judge Wagner Zegers scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Brian Burns!

Brian Burns seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: UPG: Christmas Chaos     
Date:   Dec 25, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Dragon Warfist and Brian Burns. Burns is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. 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.

198 cm
33
216 lbs
24 - 15 - 3
193 cm
30
215 lbs
18 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Lethal high kicks
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 24 wins, 15 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Dragon Warfist!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Nard Betker, Albert Achterberg and Aafke Stam.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Burns takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Burns throws the left hand but Warfist avoids the punch easily.
Warfist clobbers Burns with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Warfist dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Burns. That did some damage!
Burns turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Warfist takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Warfist is looking to slow Burns down with leg kicks.
Burns misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Warfist.
Warfist misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Burns.
Burns throws the kick towards the body but Warfist avoids it.
Burns throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Warfist sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Warfist tries to clinch but Burns is having none of it.
Warfist connects with a right hand. Burns shakes it off.
Burns dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Warfist. That did some damage!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Burns steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Warfist.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Warfist checks a leg kick.
Burns loads up on a big right hand but Warfist slips the punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns throws a predictable looking body shot
and Warfist counters with a leg kick.
Warfist takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Dragon Warfist is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Warfist lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Warfist slips a jab from Burns.

Warfist drives through and clinches with Burns against the cage.
Warfist misses with a hook to the ribs.
Warfist is pressed up against the cage. Burns has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Warfist down to the mat. Warfist avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
We've been told by Warfist's head coaches at Humboldt Park Elite Gym that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Warfist stuffs the takedown attempt from Burns. Burns gets slowly back to his feet.
Burns misses with a wild body shot.
Burns misses with a shot to the body
and Warfist connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Burns misses with a double jab
and Warfist counters with a nice leg kick.
Warfist finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A looping hook to the body misses from Burns. Warfist does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Warfist sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Warfist uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Burns.
Warfist lands with a good body shot.
Burns throws a jab but it's blocked by Warfist.
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!
Warfist ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Warfist misses with a low kick.
Burns keeps the fight on the outside.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Burns! But no joy.
Burns has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Warfist finds it's way round the side to connect with Burns's head.

Warfist tries to keep at a distance but Burns has taken the fight into the clinch.
Warfist working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Burns lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Warfist or not.
Warfist misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Warfist lands a body punch in the clinch.
Warfist digs a right hand into Burns's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Burns's gas tank.
A short right from Warfist on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Warfist digs a right hand underneath Burns's ribcage. Burns let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Warfist misses with a body punch.
A short left from Warfist.
Warfist lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Warfist lands a left hand that snaps the head of Burns backwards.
Warfist throws a head punch that misses.
Warfist lands an uppercut.
Burns softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Warfist tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Burns's elbow.

Burns breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Burns catches Warfist with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Warfist wants to clinch up but Burns keeps it at a distance.
Burns lands a right hook to the body.
Warfist checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Warfist lands a head shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Burns ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Burns throws the kick towards the body but Warfist avoids it.
As Burns backs away, Warfist returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns throws a nice outside leg kick.
Burns stuns Warfist with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Burns tries to clinch but fails miserably
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Warfist displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Burns throws out the jab.
A jab from Warfist misses.
Burns throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Warfist.

Warfist clinches up with Burns and pushes him back against the cage.
Burns tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Warfist's elbow.
Burns doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Burns tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Warfist misses with some punches.
Warfist softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Burns has a couple of punches blocked by Warfist.
Burns misses with a hook from the clinch.
Warfist misses with a short punch on the inside.
Burns lands a right hand that snaps the head of Warfist backwards.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Burns uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Warfist.
Burns misses the shot to the body.
Warfist takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Burns lands with a thumping leg kick.
Burns feints and then cracks Warfist's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Warfist down.
Burns tries to clinch but Warfist is having none of it.
Burns with a poor takedown
and Warfist counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

Warfist forces Burns back against the cage and clinches.
Stalling in the clinch from Warfist.
Burns misses with a short punch on the inside.
Warfist can't find room to land a body shot as Burns controls the action.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Warfist misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short left from Burns.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Burns.
A short uppercut from Burns.
Burns lands with a light punch inside.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Burns tries to throw a body punch but Warfist avoids it by throwing Burns back against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Warfist working aggressively here.
Burns misses with a short punch on the inside.
Warfist tries to throw a body punch but Burns avoids it by throwing Warfist back against the cage.
A short body shot lands from Burns as the two fighters clinch.
Warfist makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Dragon Warfist has scored more points in the clinch so far.

Burns breaks from the clinch.
Burns misses with a hook.
Warfist misses with a right hand
and Warfist takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Burns tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Warfist paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Warfist keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Burns checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Burns shoots in but no luck this time.
Burns fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Warfist takes one on the button.
Burns scores with a hook to the body. Warfist takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Warfist connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Warfist moves away.
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 shot to the liver by Burns. Beautiful body shot.
Burns swings widly with a right hand
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Burns connects with a body shot that sends Warfist's belly button to the back.
Warfist connects with a leg kick. Burns looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Burns throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Warfist was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Burns lands with a kick to the ribs.
Burns swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Warfist.
Burns misses with a looping left.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Burns throws a shot to the body.

Warfist moves into the clinch successfully.
Warfist is leaning against Burns and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns struggles to land a body shot inside as Warfist controls his hands.
Burns tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Warfist breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Warfist throws a leg kick but Burns moved away.
Burns misses with a body shot.
Burns catches Warfist with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Burns lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Burns defending well as Warfist loads up on a big left hand.
It seemed like Burns was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Burns lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Burns misses with a hook. Warfist ducked under it nicely.
Burns swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Warfist.
Burns takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Brian Burns seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Burns tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Warfist tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Warfist uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Burns has time to react.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Burns moves into the clinch successfully.
Warfist tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Warfist lands with a light punch inside.

Burns manages to break the clinch.
Burns throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Warfist's waist but Warfist gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Burns off to one side.
Dragon Warfist has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Brian Burns.
Burns fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Warfist avoids it really well and circles away.
Warfist lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Burns throws a body shot but no joy.
Burns scores with a leg kick.
Warfist tried to score with a low kick but Burns checks it.
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.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Burns jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Warfist takes one to the side of the head.
Burns shoots in but no luck this time.
Warfist fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Burns looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Burns is looking to slow Warfist down with leg kicks.
Warfist takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Burns on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Warfist. Warfist obviously looking to wear him down.
Burns throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Burns misses with a wild body shot.
Burns walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Warfist checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Warfist checks it well.
A swing and a miss from Burns.
Warfist thuds his right hand into Burns's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Burns connects with a solid leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A shot to the liver by Burns. Beautiful body shot.
Burns dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Warfist. That did some damage!
Burns swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Warfist takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
A low kick from Burns misses
and Warfist counters with a left to the body.
Burns is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Warfist rather than just go for the knockout.
Burns takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Burns's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Burns wants to clinch up but Warfist keeps it at a distance.
Burns tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Warfist counters with a nice uppercut.
Burns changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Warfist tries to avoid it but Burns manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Warfist to the ground. Warfist escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Warfist checks the leg kick.
Burns tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Warfist is able to avoid easily.
As Burns backs away, Warfist returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Warfist uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Burns.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Warfist.
Warfist loads up on a big right hand but Burns slips the punch.
Warfist uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Burns.
Burns throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Warfist stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Burns thows a left - swing and a miss!
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Warfist moves away.
Burns tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Warfist swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Warfist uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Burns.
Warfist fires out a quick counter leg kick but Burns just manages to avoid it.
Burns misses the jab.
Burns keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Burns misses with a wild body shot.
Warfist throws out a leg kick but Burns moves out of range and Warfist only half commits.
Burns doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Burns throws a jab but it's blocked by Warfist.
An attempted straight right counter from Warfist misses the target.
Burns lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns misses with a wild body shot.
Warfist appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Warfist looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
Burns bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Warfist's head backwards.
A nice inside leg kick there by Burns. That's going to slow Warfist down.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Burns 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 Warfist has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Warfist and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Warfist dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Burns. That did some damage!
Burns wants to clinch up but Warfist keeps it at a distance.
Warfist thinks about countering with a body kick.
Burns displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Warfist throws out the jab.
Warfist tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Warfist keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Warfist was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Burns takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Burns misses with a body shot.
The fight stays on the outside here - Burns looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Warfist will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Warfist keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Burns.
Warfist tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Burns was well out of range. Poor timing from Warfist.
Burns tests Warfist's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Warfist misses with an uppercut.
Burns throws a counter combo.
Warfist throws a solid leg kick but Burns takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Warfist.
Burns waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Warfist.
A looping hook to the body misses from Burns. Warfist does a little dance to reset his feet.
Burns lands with a cross.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Burns connects with a right hand. Warfist shakes it off.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brian Burns comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Burns 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 Albert Achterberg scores the fight 28:29
Judge Aafke Stam scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brian Burns!

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.
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Event: UPG: Winter Olympics Round 1     
Date:   Nov 23, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Shogan Aye and Brian Burns. Burns has chosen Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire as his entrance music. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

188 cm
30
209 lbs
16 - 6 - 0
193 cm
30
215 lbs
18 - 10 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Perkele!

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 16 wins, 6 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 18 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Aafke Stam, Paulsen Ambrosius and Nard Betker.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Burns checks a low kick from Aye.
Burns throws a leg kick
and Aye counters with a stiff right hand.
Good work by Aye as he checks the leg kick.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Aye moves away.
Burns misses the shot to the body.
Burns throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Aye seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.

Aye closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Burns quickly recovers to half guard.
Burns wants to control but Aye passes into side.
Aye lands a nice forearm strike.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Burns is looking to regain half guard here but Aye keeps moving and retains side control.
Aye lands a nice forearm strike.
Burns is not content to let Aye control the position.
Burns tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Aye wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
You can see the frustration on Burns's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Burns is not content to let Aye control the position.
Aye working the body and head with strikes.
Burns sneaks back into half guard.
Aye thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Burns's head.
Burns gets full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns pulls Aye in to control the position.
Burns tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Burns wants to control but Aye passes easily into half guard.
Burns is pressing down on Aye's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Aye with a flurry of punches that miss.
Burns trying to control the position.
Burns tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Aye trying to control but Burns is working from the bottom.
Burns wants to sweep but no luck.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aye wants to control from the top but Burns keeps moving.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.

Burns has his foot on Aye's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Aye works his way back into a safe position though.
Burns is adopting a defensive guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Aye takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Burns shoots in but no luck this time.
Aye tries to land a front kick but Burns steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Burns wants to clinch up but Aye keeps it at a distance.
Aye throws the kick towards the body but Burns avoids it.
A slow jab from Aye misses its intended target.
Aye takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
A bone on bone clash there as Aye blocks the leg kick.
Aye looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aye misses with a low kick as Burns jumps back.
Aye attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Aye misses with a lunging right hand
and Burns cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Aye looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Burns!
Burns is trying to control Aye's posture but Aye avoids it.
Burns is looking to regain half guard here but Aye keeps moving and retains side control.
Burns wants to control but Aye postures up.
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!
Burns tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Burns can't do much from the bottom here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Shogan Aye dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Aye misses with a body shot.
Burns swings for the body but Aye moves out of range.
Aye uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Burns.
Burns throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Burns misses with a shot to the body
and Aye counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Aye is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Burns.
Aye connects with a single shot there.
Burns throws an off balance right hand
and Aye makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Burns really felt that one!
Aye looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Aye throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burns sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Aye looks for the body kick but Burns saw that one coming.
Aye swats away the attempt to clinch by Burns.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Aye moves away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Burns. Aye does a little dance to reset his feet.
Burns throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Burns with a hook.
Aye is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Burns can do to turn this around?
Aye goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns scores with the left hand. Aye knows he should have avoided that one.
A big right from Aye misses.
Burns connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
That kick from Aye tenderised Burns's leg. Burns is trying to keep his angry face on.
Aye with a hook.
Burns looks to throw the jab but Aye is out of range.
Aye scoring well with a low kick there.
Burns will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Burns looks to land a left hand but Aye moved out of range nicely.
Burns throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Aye stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Burns pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Burns throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Aye moves away.
Burns lands a nice looking body kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Burns, right into the meat.
Burns scores with a body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Aye takes one on the button.
Aye buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns tries to score with a low kick but Aye moves his leg out of the way.
Burns is looking to land body kicks.
Aye avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Aye keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Burns throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Aye fails to land the takedown.
Aye stuffs the takedown.
Aye works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Burns avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
It seemed like Burns was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Burns misses with a low kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Aye.
Burns swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Aye thows a left - swing and a miss!
Aye uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Burns.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Aye moves away.
Aye stuns Burns with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aye takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.

Burns fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Aye to the ground. Burns is now in Aye's guard.
Burns is breathing heavily.
Burns with a flurry of punches that miss.
Aye has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Aye is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Aye holds on and takes a little breather.
Aye is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Aye throwing shots but Burns is blocking nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aye looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Burns with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Burns 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.
Burns wants to improve his position but Aye is controlling well.
Aye scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Burns trying to hold on to Aye's head to control him but Aye postures up.
Shogan Aye overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Burns works his way to full guard. Good work.

Burns escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Aye gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Burns not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Brian Burns will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Aye misses with a straight right.
Aye cracks Burns with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Burns throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nice shot by Aye.
Aye pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Burns looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Aye avoids a punch combination nicely.
Aye lands a jab to the nose.
Aye throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Despite the aggression on Burns's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
A chopping leg kick lands by Aye.
Aye looks to throw a body kick
and Burns counters with a good, hard body kick but Aye shrugs it off.
Burns avoids the head kick by Aye.
Nice defenses there by Burns.
Burns let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Aye tries a head kick but it misses.
Burns takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Burns tries to clinch up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aye misses the shot to the body.
Aye dips to his left and cracks Burns with an uppercut!
Aye takes a swing at Burns's ribcage but misses.
Jab, jab by Burns - just one landing.
Aye fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Burns paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Aye throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Aye uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Aye lands a nice shot to the body.
Burns is looking to score with low kicks.
Aye misses with a straight left.
Burns looks to clinch
and Aye counters with a good, hard body kick but Burns shrugs it off.
Burns takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns lands a head shot.
Aye fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Burns has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Burns moves out of range of the leg kick from Aye.
Aye misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Burns.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Aye.
Aye shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
The crowd cheers as Burns lands an impressive looking overhand right. Aye doesn't seem phased though.
Aye thumps Burns with a low kick.
Aye throws a jab but it's blocked by Burns.
Aye looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Some bone on bone action there as Aye checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Burns shoots in for a takedown but Aye shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Jab from Aye.
Aye throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Burns unleashes a big counter combination but Aye bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Aye throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burns sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Burns takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Aye takes one on the button.
Aye uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Burns.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Burns crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Aye - the referee stops the clock and Burns gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Aye. Burns manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aye misses with a left hand
and Burns counters with a straight right hand.
Burns swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Burns keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Burns changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Burns lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Aye at a distance.
Burns throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Aye throws a good cross that connects.
Aye keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Burns.
Aye jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Aye takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Aye misses with a double jab.
Burns moves out of range as Aye strikes.
Burns tries a quick counter leg kick but Aye is wise to it.
Burns wants to clinch up but Aye keeps it at a distance.
Burns is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Aye.
Burns scores with a jab to the body.
Burns wants to slow Aye down by chopping away at his legs.
Burns works Aye's body with a nice hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns just misses with a punch to the body.
Burns moves out of range as Aye throws a body kick.
Burns's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Aye takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Aye uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.

Aye shoots in and bounces Burns off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Aye wants to control from the top but Burns keeps moving.
Burns controls Aye momentarily but Aye frees himself.

Burns working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Aye has passed into half guard!

And that's the end of the fight!
Shogan Aye showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Aye 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 Aafke Stam scores the fight 29:28
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 30:27
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Shogan Aye!

Shogan Aye decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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: UPG: Sunday Skirmish 1     
Date:   Nov 01, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Thomas Clawnes and Brian Burns. Chooooooooon! I think Clawnes might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to My name is MUD. Burns has chosen Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire as his entrance music. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

190 cm
29
223 lbs
15 - 12 - 0
193 cm
29
215 lbs
17 - 10 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Granite chin
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Granite chin

Spartan Nutrition

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, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Thomas Clawnes!
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 Rio de Janeiro, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Patrick Alders and Saam Ante.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Clawnes looks to land a combination but Burns avoids it well.
Clawnes connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Burns misses with a wild body shot.
Burns changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Clawnes tries to avoid it but Burns manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Clawnes to the ground. Clawnes escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Clawnes is looking to slow Burns down with leg kicks.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Burns, as that shot connected.

Clawnes takes the fight into the clinch.
Clawnes misses with an elbow over the top.

Burns's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Clawnes uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Burns.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Clawnes throws a right and a left that both miss.
Burns just misses with a punch to the body.
Thomas Clawnes seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Some bone on bone action there as Burns checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Burns tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Burns cracks Clawnes with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the ropes.
Clawnes is looking to chop away at Burns's legs.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Burns checks a leg kick.
Burns tries to close the distance and clinch up against the ropes but Clawnes paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Burns throws a chopping leg kick but Clawnes manages to avoid taking any serious damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Clawnes tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Burns has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Clawnes.
Burns showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Clawnes.
Burns explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Clawnes misses with a double jab.
Clawnes looks to land a right hand but Burns moved out of range.
Burns scores with a jab to the jaw.
Nice straight punches there by Burns. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Burns.
Clawnes fails in his attempt to clinch.
Thomas Clawnes is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Burns checks a leg kick.
Burns lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Clawnes circles away quickly and effectively.
Clawnes wants to slow Burns down by chopping away at his legs.
Clawnes is looking to score with low kicks.

Clawnes closes the distance and clinches.
Burns tries to work over Clawnes's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Burns gets through Clawnes's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Burns lands a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A shot in the inside from Burns.
Clawnes gets underhooks to prevent Burns's takedown attempt.
Burns struggles to land a body shot inside as Clawnes controls his hands.
Clawnes lands an elbow inside that Burns shrugs off.
Burns misses with some punches.
Clawnes pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the ropes.
Clawnes tries to land a knee to the head but Burns blocks with his arms.
Clawnes blocks a body shot from Burns.
Burns has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Clawnes is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Thomas Clawnes has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Brian Burns.
Clawnes tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Clawnes misses with a knee to the head.
With the fighters up against the ropes, Clawnes throws an elbow but misses.
Clawnes looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Clawnes lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Burns lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Clawnes or not.
Burns pushes Clawnes back against the ropes and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Burns swings wildly with an uppercut but Clawnes uses good head movement to avoid it.
Clawnes misses with an elbow over the top.
Burns lands a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Burns has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Clawnes clear over his head and slammed him to the mat!
Clawnes is trying to get back to his feet but Burns has full control of the position and if anything, Clawnes has just worked his way into a worse spot.
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.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Burns lands with a hammerfist to the side of Clawnes's head.
Clawnes is trying to get back to his feet but Burns has full control of the position and if anything, Clawnes has just worked his way into a worse spot.
Burns has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Burns has his opponent trapped and is landing shots. Not a good position for Clawnes.
Burns is working the ground and pound here and the referee is taking a close look at Clawnes. He must escape soon or this one will be stopped.
Clawnes is trying to get back to his feet but he's not managed it yet.
Burns landing with strikes.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Clawnes is trying to get back to his feet but Burns has full control of the position and if anything, Clawnes has just worked his way into a worse spot.
Burns throwing sloppy strikes.
We've been hearing good reports from Clawnes'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.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns is working the ground and pound. Can Clawnes escape?
Clawnes is trying to get back to his feet but he's not managed it yet.
Clawnes is covering up but some of the strikes from Burns are getting through and doing damage.
Burns connects with a series of strikes and the referee is calling for Clawnes to escape the position.

Clawnes is rocked!
Burns lands a couple of good shots to his opponent's body and a final shot to the head. Good little attack there by Burns.
Oh Clawnes is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Burns connects with a couple of big shots that have Clawnes covering up! Oh, this looks bad for Clawnes! Burns fires away with several more unanswered shots and the referee has no choice but to step in! This one is aaaaaaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:34 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Brian Burns!
Brian Burns decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: UPG 2: Elevation     
Date:   Oct 11, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Shogan Aye and Brian Burns. Burns has chosen Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire as his entrance music. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

188 cm
29
209 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
193 cm
29
215 lbs
16 - 10 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Granite chin

Perkele!

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, 5 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 16 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Daniel Blasius and Saam Ante.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Aye misses with an uppercut
enabling Burns to counter with a crisp jab.
A big left from Aye misses.
Burns chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Burns stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Burns wants it to stay on the feet.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Burns has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Burns misses with a looping left.
Burns throws a leg kick that is checked
enabling Aye to counter with a crisp jab.
Burns scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Aye fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Burns checks it well.
Burns misses with a lunging right hand
and Aye makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Aye misses with a shot to the body
enabling Burns to counter with a crisp jab.
Aye throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Burns wants to slow Aye down by chopping away at his legs.
Aye half committed to a counter leg kick.
Burns with a body punch. A glancing blow.
A chopping leg kick lands by Burns.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Aye scores with a kick to the body.
Burns feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Aye's calf.
Burns tries to work over Aye's front leg with a kick but Aye checks it.
It looked like Aye was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Burns.
Burns swings for the body but Aye moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns lands a nice looking kick to the body. Aye takes a step back to recover.
A bone on bone clash there as Aye blocks the 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.
Burns tests Aye's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Aye's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Burns connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Aye scrambles back to his feet.
The fighters circle momentarily. Burns darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

Burns takes the fight into the clinch.
Aye taking a breather.
Aye lands a nice shot to the body.
Burns takes a shot to the head.
A right hook to the body lands for Burns.
Aye lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Burns tries to throw a body punch but Aye avoids it by throwing Burns back against the cage.
Aye has a couple of punches blocked by Burns.
Aye digs a right hand into Burns's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Burns's gas tank.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Burns throws a punch but it's blocked by Aye.
Aye blocks an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns lands a right hand.

Burns escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.

Aye throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Burns was covering up waiting for the punch and Aye finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Burns is trying to control the position from the bottom.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Aye accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Aye wants to control from the top but Burns keeps moving.
Burns is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aye stopping the sweep attempt from Burns.

Burns is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Aye is aware though and is defending well.

Burns had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Aye defends it easily.
Aye looking to sit in guard and control but Burns gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Burns loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Burns working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Aye's head.
Burns lands a couple of decent looking shots.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aye looking to hit a scissor sweep but Burns is one step ahead there.
Burns pushing down on Aye's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Aye is looking to control Burns's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Aye avoid being mounted?
Aye is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Burns is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Burns has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Ground and pound from Burns.
Aye has hold of Burns's hands but Burns slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Burns wants to control but Aye is keeping him busy.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Burns is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Aye gets back to full guard.

Aye throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Aye swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Aye tries to score a power double leg takedown but Burns sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Aye somewhat.
Burns throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Aye throws a body punch but Burns moves out of range.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Burns, as that shot connected.
Burns is looking to clinch.
Burns blocks a jab.
Burns swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Aye blocks a jab.
Aye misses with a body shot.
Burns has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Burns lands a slapping body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Aye throws the left hand but Burns avoids the punch easily.
Burns tries a quick counter leg kick but Aye is wise to it.
Burns looks to score with a jab to the body but Aye is just out of range.
Burns jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Burns wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Aye with a lazy takedown attempt
and Burns counters with a right hand to the body.
Burns throws an overhand right that lands on Aye's shoulder, as Aye tries to avoid the shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Brian Burns seems to be getting the better of the standup.
The crowd cheers as Burns lands an impressive looking overhand right. Aye doesn't seem phased though.
Burns avoids the body shot from Aye.
Burns lands a glancing blow to the side of Aye's head.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Burns - that will leave a mark!
Aye displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Burns throws out the jab.
Aye appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Burns uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Aye.
Aye's corner calls for a 1-2. Aye obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Aye misses with a left hand

and Burns counters with a takedown into side control.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Burns working the body and head with strikes.
Aye is looking for a sweep.
Burns lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
Burns works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Aye gets back to half guard.
Burns throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Still in half guard, Burns seems content to control.
Aye is not content to let Burns control the position.
Burns working the head and body with strikes.
Burns missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Burns sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Aye defending well though.
Burns slips a nice elbow through Aye's hands, connecting with Aye's forehead.
Aye on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Aye is staying active underneath Burns, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Aye trying to control but Burns postures up.

Burns seems to be looking for submissions.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ground and pound from Burns.
Burns lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Burns looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Aye with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Burns throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Aye tries to roll over but Burns keeps him under control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Burns not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Aye taking some punishment here, with Burns in his half guard.
Burns is keen to just control but Aye is a slippery customer.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Burns is trying to control. Aye wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Brian Burns has got the better of the ground game so far.
Aye regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Burns.
Burns throws an elbow that misses. Aye uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Burns's guard. Nice move by Aye!


Burns is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Aye working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Burns wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Aye is now in half guard.
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.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Burns looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Burns connects with a solid leg kick.
Burns misses with a body shot.
Aye swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Burns throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A big right from Burns misses.
Aye with a jab.
Burns looks for a takedown but Aye sprawls well.
Burns throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Aye 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.
Burns fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Aye has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Burns pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Aye throws a solid leg kick but Burns takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Aye.
Aye throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Burns on the side of the head.
Burns fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Aye manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aye misses with a body kick.
Aye throws a leg kick that misses.
Burns digs a good body shot into Aye's ribs.
Burns wants to land a leg kick but Aye is out of range.
Burns darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

Burns clinches up with Aye and pushes him back against the cage.
Burns misses with the head strike.
A short right from Burns.
Aye working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Aye struggles to land a body shot inside as Burns controls his hands.
Burns throws a punch but it's blocked by Aye.
Aye tries to throw a body punch but Burns avoids it by throwing Aye back against the cage.
Burns blocking some punches.
Burns throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Aye tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Aye will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Burns up against the cage.
Aye struggles to land a body shot inside as Burns controls his hands.
Brian Burns is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aye lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Aye is pushing Burns up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Aye scores with a nice hook to the head.
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!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Aye.
Burns lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Aye misses with a hook to the ribs.
Aye avoiding damage.
Aye has a couple of punches blocked by Burns.
Shogan Aye has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aye has a couple of punches blocked by Burns.
Aye misses with a punch to the body.
Aye tries to throw a body punch but Burns avoids it by throwing Aye back against the cage.
Aye misses with a punch on the inside.
Aye lands on the inside with an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Aye.
Aye misses with a short punch on the inside.
Burns blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short left from Aye.
Aye fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Aye tries a body shot but Burns blocks it.
Burns prevents a body shot from Aye.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Aye misses with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Aye.
A short body shot lands from Aye as the two fighters clinch.
Aye swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Aye lands a hook to the side of the head.
Aye is trying to drag Burns to the mat but Burns just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Aye has a couple of punches blocked by Burns.
Aye misses with some punches.
Burns misses with a hook from the clinch.
Aye can't find room to land a body shot as Burns controls the action.

And that's the end of the fight!
Shogan Aye showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Burns 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 Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 28:29
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brian Burns!

Brian Burns 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!

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193 cm
29
215 lbs
16 - 9 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
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 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 Brian Burns and Parmalee Sackett. Burns's entrance music is Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. A fine choice. Sackett has chosen RATM: Know Your Enemy 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!

193 cm
28
215 lbs
16 - 8 - 0
190 cm
28
215 lbs
22 - 5 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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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 16 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brian Burns!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Parmalee Sackett!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Daniel Blasius and Paulsen Ambrosius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Burns throws a series of punches but Sackett avoids them all with ease.
Burns swats away the attempt to clinch by Sackett.
We've been informed that Sackett 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.
Sackett lands a head kick!
Sackett waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Burns.
Burns swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Burns lands a jab to Sackett's midsection.
Burns lands a slapping body shot.
Burns scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Burns throws a body punch but Sackett moves out of range.
Sackett lunges at Burns with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Burns's hand.
Burns connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Sackett tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Burns is looking for a counter combo.
Some bone on bone action there as Burns checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Burns lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Sackett circles away quickly and effectively.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Sackett throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

Sackett gets caught flat footed, as Burns shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Burns sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Burns throwing strikes but missing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sackett looking for a sweep. Not yet Sackett, not yet.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Sackett is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Sackett controlling Burns's posture.
Sackett looking to hit a scissor sweep but Burns is one step ahead there.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Burns accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sackett has his hands on Burns's head, controlling the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Burns passes Sackett's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Sackett desperately trying to maintain half guard.
Sackett tries to get to full guard but Burns has control of the leg.
Burns is looking to take a break and control but Sackett is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Sackett wants to improve his position but Burns is controlling well.

Sackett is defending against the submission attempts here by Burns.
Burns is thwarting Sackett's attempts to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Burns is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Burns is thwarting Sackett's attempts to control the position.

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

Burns is looking for a kimura here.
Sackett keeps control of the position for the meantime.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Sackett avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
It seemed like Sackett was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Burns fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sackett manages to avoid it.
Sackett scores with the left hand. Burns knows he should have avoided that one.
Sackett lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Sackett.
Sackett throws a leg kick
and Burns counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Burns looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
A big right from Burns misses.
Burns fails with an attempt to clinch.
Burns shoots in looking for a takedown. Sackett tries to sprawl out of it but Burns keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Sackett manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Burns misses with a hook.
Burns throws a series of punches but Sackett moves out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sackett throws a hook to the side of Burns's head but Burns sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Burns displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sackett throws out the jab.
Brian Burns is winning the standup battle so far.
A slow jab from Burns misses its intended target.
Burns uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sackett.
As Sackett looks to move away, Burns throws a big counter combo bu Sackett just gets out of the way.
Sackett throws a leg kick but Burns moved away.
Sackett is looking to slow Burns down with leg kicks.
Burns uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Sackett.
The fighters circling - Sackett throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Burns fails with the takedown.
Burns tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns scores with a shot to the body.
Sackett avoids the body shot from Burns.
Sackett scores with a leg kick.

Burns rushes Sackett and presses him up against the cage.
Burns has a couple of punches blocked by Sackett.
Burns looking for a takedown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Sackett.
Burns swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Sackett lands a right hand that snaps the head of Burns backwards.
Sackett is trying to force a seperation but Burns has the dominant position.
Sackett misses with a short punch on the inside.
Burns is trying to break the clinch but Sackett is controlling him.
Burns changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Sackett fights it off and pushes away nicely.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Brian Burns. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Burns keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sackett tries to score with a low kick but Burns moves his leg out of the way.
Sackett looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Sackett throws a jab but it's blocked by Burns.
Burns throws a body shot but no joy.
Sackett doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Burns fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Burns throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sackett throws a jab but it's blocked by Burns.
Burns takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Sackett lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
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!
Sackett lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Sloppy strikes from Sackett. Those never looked like landing.
Burns swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Burns scores with a jab to the body.
Sackett keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Burns.
Some bone on bone action there as Burns checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Burns throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Sackett takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Burns displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sackett throws out the jab.
A swing and a miss from Burns.
Burns slips under a jab from Sackett.
Burns lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Sackett circles away quickly and effectively.
Sackett jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Burns lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Sackett circles away quickly and effectively.
Sackett wants to counter with a clinch but Burns pushes him away.
Burns takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A left lands for Burns.
Burns takes one to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sackett throws a half hearted mid kick.
Sackett with a nice cross.
A bone on bone clash there as Burns blocks the leg kick.
Sackett throws a hook but Burns blocks it.
Burns lands an overhand right.
Sackett thumps Burns with a low kick.
Sackett connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Burns's hands.
No luck for Burns with that takedown attempt.
It seemed like Sackett was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Sackett slips under a jab.
Sackett throws out a leg kick but Burns moves out of range and Sackett only half commits.
Parmalee Sackett is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Sackett throws a quick inside leg kick.
Burns lands a really nice looking cross but Sackett seems unphased.
Nice straight punches there by Sackett. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Sackett.
Burns lands an overhand right.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A big right from Sackett misses.
Burns misses with a straight left.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns lands with a shot to the body.
Burns throws a nice looking combination but Sackett bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Sackett moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Sackett misses with a body shot.
Sackett ducks under a wild hook from Burns.
Burns throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sackett throws a jab but it's blocked by Burns.
A telegraphed right hand from Sackett misses the target.
An attempted straight right counter from Burns misses the target.
Sackett misses with the body kick
and Burns counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sackett uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Burns.
Jab, jab by Sackett - just one landing.
Some wild striking there from Burns.
Sackett throws a leg kick that misses.
Burns 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.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sackett thows a left - swing and a miss!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Burns looks to land a combination but Sackett avoids it well.
Burns slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Sackett misses with a kick to the body.
Burns scores with a nice right hand.
Burns misses with a jab, cross combination.
Sackett scores with a crisp jab that stopped Burns in his tracks.
A low kick from Sackett misses
letting Burns counter with a right hand.
An inside leg kick lands from Sackett.
Burns listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Sackett turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Sackett throws an overhand right that lands on Burns's shoulder, as Burns tries to avoid the shot.
Sackett looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
Burns misses with a hook.
Burns is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A nice inside leg kick there by Sackett. That's going to slow Burns down.
Sackett lands with a shot to the body.
Burns takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Sackett comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sackett misses with an uppercut. Burns saw that one coming.
Sackett avoids a punch combination nicely.
Sackett gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Sackett swings for the body but Burns moves out of range.
Burns is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sackett.
Burns dives in and grabs Sackett's left leg, looking for a takedown. Sackett pushes down on Burns's head and hops out.
Sackett looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
A jab from Burns finds it's way through Sackett's defenses.
Burns takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Sackett throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Burns throws a body punch but Sackett moves out of range.
Sackett turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Sackett. That's going to slow Burns down.
A combination from Burns does no damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Burns, as that shot connected.

Sackett has managed to clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns being controlled against the cage.

Sackett escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Burns looks to land a right hand but Sackett moved out of range.
Sackett tries to counter by closing the distance.
Sackett misses with an uppercut.
Burns tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sackett was well out of range. Poor timing from Burns.
Burns uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Sackett has time to react.
Burns moves out of range of the body kick.
Sackett loads up on a big right hand but Burns slips the punch.
A big left from Sackett misses.
Burns jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Burns shoots in but Sackett avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Sackett scores with a punch to the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sackett showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Burns.
Burns lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Burns chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Sackett can pounce on him.
Burns takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Burns lands with a good body shot.
Good standup being displayed there by Sackett as he connects with a hook.
Sackett throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Burns misses the shot to the body.
Sackett throws a head kick but Burns moves out of range.
Sackett with a hook.
Sackett throws a hook but Burns avoids it easily.
A counter left hand to the body from Burns misses its target.
Burns swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Sackett misses with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns closes this distance looking for a takedown but Sackett circles away.
Sackett steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Brian Burns. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Sackett lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
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!
Burns shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Sackett slips a straight right by Burns.
Jab, jab by Sackett - just one landing.
Sackett feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Burns's calf.
Sackett throws a nice outside leg kick.
Sackett dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Sackett lands a front kick.
The fighters circling - Sackett throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

Burns shoots in and bounces Sackett off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Sackett is pulling down on Burns's head to control his posture.
Burns looking to pass the guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Parmalee Sackett really dominated that round.
That's time! Burns's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Sackett connects with a right hand. Burns shakes it off.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Burns.
Sackett loads up on a big right hand but Burns slips the punch.
Sackett ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Burns misses with a body shot.
Burns slips a jab from Sackett.
Sackett scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Burns scores with a nice strike.
Sackett throws a hook but Burns blocks it.
Burns tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sackett takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Sackett takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Burns avoids the head kick by Sackett.
No joy there for Sackett, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sackett throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sackett misses with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
A slow jab from Burns misses its intended target.
Burns staying out of range there.
Burns swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Burns is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sackett.
Burns tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sackett was well out of range. Poor timing from Burns.
Burns checks a low kick from Sackett.
Sackett throws a front kick that sends Burns stumbling back into the cage.
Sackett wants to slow Burns down by chopping away at his legs.
Burns scores with a crisp jab that stopped Sackett in his tracks.
Sackett misses with a leg kick
letting Burns counter with a right hand.
Burns just misses with a punch to the body.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sackett moves away.
Sackett doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Burns loads up on a big right hand but Sackett slips the punch.
Sackett looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Sackett cracks the inside of Burns's front leg.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Sackett.
Burns lands a jab to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Burns looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Sackett slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Burns blocks a jab.
Burns blocks a jab.
Sackett swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Sackett has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Sackett fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Burns has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Burns fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Sackett manages to avoid it.
Burns's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Sackett loads up on a big right hand but Burns slips the punch.
Sackett looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Burns keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sackett.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sackett throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Burns half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
A jab from Burns misses.
Burns throws a jab but it's blocked by Sackett.
Burns scores with a jab to the body.
Sackett throws a front kick aimed at Burns's knee but Burns avoids it well.
Sackett walks into a stiff left hand from Burns.
Sackett displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Burns throws out the jab.
Sackett attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
It looked like Burns was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Sackett.
Sackett throws a series of punches but Burns moves out of range.
Burns throws a right hand that misses
and Sackett counters with a leg kick.
Sackett tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Burns was well out of range. Poor timing from Sackett.
It looked like Burns wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Burns takes a jab right on the kisser.
Burns's corner calls for a 1-2. Burns obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Burns fails with an attempt to clinch.
Burns displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sackett throws out the jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns looks to throw the jab but Sackett is out of range.
Sackett dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Burns. That did some damage!
Sackett ducks right into an uppercut from Burns.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns looks to score with a jab to the body but Sackett is just out of range.
Sackett thuds his right hand into Burns's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Sackett moves in looking to clinch but Burns pushes him off.
Burns keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Sackett.
Sackett throws a nice outside leg kick.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Burns.
Burns working away.
Burns sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Sackett is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Sackett is looking for a sweep.
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 Brian Burns will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


Sackett takes one to the chin there.
Some bone on bone action there as Burns checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Sackett ducks under a wild hook from Burns.
Sackett thinks about the counter body kick.
Burns throws an overhand right that lands on Sackett's shoulder, as Sackett tries to avoid the shot.
A low kick from Sackett is predictable there
and Burns counters with a nice uppercut.
A nice inside leg kick there by Sackett. That's going to slow Burns down.
Sackett fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Burns swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Sackett.
Burns throws a right hand that misses
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Sackett throws a sloppy head kick and Burns moves out of range easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jab, jab by Burns - just one landing.
Burns throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Sackett sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Burns throws a lazy right hand but Sackett sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Burns throws a body shot but no joy.
Sackett is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
A jab from Sackett does it's job there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Donk. Sackett catches Burns right on the button with a cross.
Burns is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Sackett.
Burns throws an overhand right that lands on Sackett's shoulder, as Sackett tries to avoid the shot.
Burns misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sackett.
Sackett circles away from the clinch attempt.
Burns thows a left - swing and a miss!
Sackett lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Sackett moves into range and connects with a jab.
Burns throws a big shot that misses.
Burns takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

Burns darts in and clinches Sackett up against the cage.
Burns pushes Sackett back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sackett misses with a body punch.
Burns misses with a body punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns misses with a hook to the ribs.
Sackett misses with a short punch on the inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Sackett.
Burns tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Sackett's elbow.
Sackett throws a punch but it's blocked by Burns.
Sackett lands a body punch in the clinch.
Sackett swings wildly with an uppercut but Burns uses good head movement to avoid it.
Sackett has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Burns tries a body shot but Sackett blocks it.
Burns scores with a hook to the body.
Burns misses with some punches.
Burns takes a shot to the head.
Still in the clinch, Burns scores with a nice short uppercut.
Sackett's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Sackett tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Parmalee Sackett seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Burns fails to land.
Burns lands a body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Burns.
Sackett misses with a body punch.
Sackett prevents a body shot from Burns.
Sackett presses Burns against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Burns digs a right hand into Sackett's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Sackett's gas tank.
Burns tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Burns misses with a body punch.
Sackett lands a hook that snaps the head of Burns backwards.

Sackett breaks from the clinch.
Sackett lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Decent striking displayed by Sackett there.
Sackett tries to close the distance and clinch up but Burns swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Burns swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Burns.
Burns misses with a straight right.
Sackett tries to score with a low kick but Burns moves his leg out of the way.
Burns is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Burns thows a left - swing and a miss!
Sackett with a body punch. A glancing blow.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Sackett fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Burns is out of range.
Burns shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Sackett defends it nicely.
Sackett uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Burns.
Sackett misses with a low kick.
Sackett dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Burns. That did some damage!
Burns tries to score a power double leg takedown but Sackett sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Burns somewhat.

And that's the end of the fight!
Parmalee Sackett comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Sackett 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 47:49
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 47:49
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Parmalee Sackett!

Parmalee Sackett is the new light heavyweight champion!
After the big win, Parmalee Sackett made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors Hellraiser FightGear and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.
Brian Burns spoke after the fight, saying 'Hats off to my opponent. He was better tonight. I hope we meet again in the future.'.
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RATING
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Event: AMS FC 111: Defiance     
Date:   Jul 25, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Parmalee Sackett and Brian Burns. Sackett's entrance music is RATM: Know Your Enemy. A fine choice. Burns comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

190 cm
28
215 lbs
22 - 4 - 0
193 cm
28
215 lbs
15 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Granite chin

Pearson Specter Litt
GREEN!160

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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 22 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Parmalee Sackett!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Paul Aken, Albert Achterberg and Saam Ante.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A slapping body kick lands there for Sackett.
Burns lands with a nice body punch.
Burns throws a looping overhand right but Sackett ducks down to avoid it.
Burns blocks a low kick nicely.
Burns appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
We've been told by Sackett's head coaches at Broken Halo Vegas that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Burns lands with a cross.
Burns takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Burns tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Sackett looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Sackett throws a leg kick which misses Burns's front leg but catches the back leg as Burns tries to avoid it.
Burns throws a looping overhand right but Sackett ducks down to avoid it.
Sackett takes one to the chin there.
Sackett fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Burns throws a right and a left that Sackett avoids nicely.
Burns throws a jab but it's blocked by Sackett.
Burns swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Burns throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns missing with a left hand there. Sackett was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Sackett appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Burns misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Sackett.
Sackett went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Burns scores with a one two! Sackett had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Burns lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Sackett at a distance.
Sackett connects with a leg kick. Burns looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Sackett ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Sackett fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Sackett misses with a body kick.
A big right from Burns misses.
Burns throws a body punch but Sackett moves out of range.
Sackett thinks about countering with a body kick.
Sackett circles away from the clinch attempt.
Sackett seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Sackett attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.

Burns clinches up with Sackett and pushes him back against the cage.
Burns tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Sackett tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Burns.
A head punch on the inside from Burns fails to land.
Sackett tries to break free but Burns pushes him back against the cage.
Burns blocking some punches.
Burns lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Sackett backwards.

It looks like Parmalee Sackett 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!
A right hook to the body lands for Sackett.
A short right from Sackett.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Sackett creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Sackett doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Burns throws a head punch that misses.
Sackett misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Sackett stalling the fight.
Sackett misses with a body punch.
Burns tries to work over Sackett's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Sackett tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Sackett lands a right hand that snaps the head of Burns backwards.
Burns is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Sackett misses with a punch to the body.
Sackett lands a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns misses with a hook from the clinch.
Burns misses with a short punch on the inside.
Sackett lands a nice uppercut.
Sackett blocking some punches.
Burns lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Burns can't find room to land a body shot as Sackett controls the action.
Sackett with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Burns has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Sackett seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Burns can turn it around.
Sackett controlling the action here for a moment.
Burns scores with a hook to the body.
Burns working aggressively here.

Burns's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Sackett misses with a head kick.
A big right from Burns misses.
Nice uppercut lands for Burns. That snapped Sackett's head back.
Sackett misses with a kick to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Sackett - that will leave a mark!
Burns scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Sackett throws a quick inside leg kick.
Sackett misses with a wild body shot.
Sackett closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Sackett motions for Burns to come forward. Sackett throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jab, jab by Burns - just one landing.
Nice body kick from Sackett.
Parmalee Sackett is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Sackett plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Sackett throws a head kick that Burns semi-blocks.

It looks like Brian Burns has been cut.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sackett scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Sackett throws a body kick but he was well out of range 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 Parmalee Sackett will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Back to the action!


Burns on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Burns scores with a jab to the body.
Burns moves out of range as Sackett throws a body kick.
Burns takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Sackett looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
Burns throws out a counter right but Sackett avoids it with no problem.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sackett throws a head kick that misses.
A slapping leg kick lands for Sackett.
Burns fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Sackett looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Sackett lands a high kick!

Burns gets a clinch.
Burns lands a right hand that snaps the head of Sackett backwards.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sackett throws a head punch that misses.
A short right from Sackett.
Burns has a couple of punches blocked by Sackett.
Burns working aggressively here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns throws a punch but it's blocked by Sackett.
Sackett tries to work over Burns's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Burns tries a body shot but Sackett blocks it.
Sackett tries to throw a body punch but Burns avoids it by throwing Sackett back against the cage.
Still in the clinch, Sackett scores with a nice short uppercut.
Sackett blocks a body shot from Burns.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Burns.
Burns presses Sackett against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Burns tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Burns lands a hook to the side of the head.
Sackett's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Sackett scores with a shot to the side of Burns's head.
Sackett softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Burns misses with the head strike.
Burns lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Sackett.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Burns lands an uppercut.
Burns lands a right hand that snaps the head of Sackett backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Burns drops down looking for an ankle pick but Sackett pulls his leg out and moves away.
Burns misses with a body punch
and Sackett counters with a low kick, right behind Burns 's knee.
Sackett scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
A combination from Burns does no damage.
Sackett was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
A telegraphed right hand from Burns misses the target.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Sackett 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 Burns has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Burns and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Burns lands a jab to Sackett's midsection.
Sackett throws a right hand that misses
and Burns counters with a straight right hand.
Sackett looks to throw a body kick
and Burns counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Sackett ducks right into an uppercut from Burns.
Burns stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Sackett.
A shot to the body from Sackett misses
and Burns counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A clash of legs there as Burns blocks the low kick.
Burns doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Burns lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Sackett circles away quickly and effectively.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Sackett counters with a slapping leg kick.
Burns misses with a right hand
and Sackett counters with a left and a right that stings Burns.
Sackett feints and then cracks Burns's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Burns down.
Burns moves out of range of the body kick from Sackett.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Sackett 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 Burns has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Burns and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Sackett throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sackett lands with a shot to the body.
Burns with a lazy takedown attempt
and Burns takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Sackett throws a shot from downtown. Burns moves away and avoids it.
Sackett slips under a jab.
A bone on bone clash there as Burns blocks the leg kick.
Burns looks to score with a jab to the body but Sackett is just out of range.
Sackett is looking to counter punch.
Sackett is looking to wear down Burns with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Burns throws a jab when Sackett was well out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns avoids the body shot from Sackett.
Sackett throws a quick inside leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sackett misses with a head kick.
Burns misses with a looping right.
Sackett appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Burns tests Sackett's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Sackett throws the kick towards the body but Burns avoids it.
Sackett chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Parmalee Sackett is winning the standup battle so far.
Sackett gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Burns.
Burns swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Sackett.
Sackett uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Burns.
Burns scores with a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sackett throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Burns, as that shot connected.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Brian Burns 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!


Burns moves out of range of the body kick.
Burns throws a series of punches but Sackett moves out of range.
Sackett swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A punch combination from Sackett misses.
Burns throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Burns lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Burns throws a hook to the side of Sackett's head but Sackett sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Sackett throws a quick counter kick to the body but Burns avoids it.
Burns smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Burns shoots in but no luck this time.
As Burns backs away, Sackett returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Sackett fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sackett misses with a body kick.
Burns misses with a body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Burns. Sackett does a little dance to reset his feet.
Sackett appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Sackett misses with a body shot.
Burns fails with the takedown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sackett lands with an uppercut that bounces Burns off the cage and back into range.
Sackett wants to land a leg kick but Burns is out of range.
Sackett throws a right and a left that Burns avoids nicely.
Nice uppercut lands for Burns. That snapped Sackett's head back.
Burns misses with a straight left.
Sackett throws a nice head kick!
Burns lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Burns digs a good body shot into Sackett's ribs.
Sackett tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Burns throws a body punch but Sackett moves out of range.
Burns swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sackett keeps the fight on the outside.
Sackett throws a leg kick but Burns sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Sackett takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Burns's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sackett throws a body shot but no joy.
Burns moves out of range as Sackett throws a body kick.
Sackett throws an overhand right that lands on Burns's shoulder, as Burns tries to avoid the shot.
Burns is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Sackett with a body shot.
Burns connects with a body shot.
Burns with a jab.
Sackett throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sackett moves away.
Sackett throws a sloppy head kick
and Burns counters with a three punch combo that has Sackett backing up. Sackett nods at Burns to acknowledge the strikes.
Burns throws a hook to the side of Sackett's head but Sackett sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Sackett swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sackett lands a right hook to the body.
Sackett scores with a kick to the body.
Burns takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Burns keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
A nice inside leg kick there by Sackett. That's going to slow Burns down.
Burns tries to clinch but Sackett moves out of range.
Sackett throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Burns lands with a right hand.
Burns tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sackett was well out of range. Poor timing from Burns.
Sackett 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.
Burns scores with the left hand. Sackett knows he should have avoided that one.
A telegraphed right hand from Sackett misses the target.
It seemed like Burns was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Sackett looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Sackett lands a glancing blow to the side of Burns's head.
Burns tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Sackett was well out of range. Poor timing from Burns.
Sackett thinks about countering with a body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns thuds a left hand into Sackett's body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns works Sackett's body with a nice hook.
Sackett throws a nice outside leg kick.
Burns is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Sackett.
Sackett leaves Burns with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Parmalee Sackett has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Brian Burns.
Burns misses with an uppercut
and Sackett counters with a stiff right hand.
Sackett throws a body shot but no joy.
Sackett swings for the body but Burns moves out of range.
Sackett connects with a nice looking jab.
Sackett feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Burns's calf.
Sackett dodges the punch combination from Burns.
Sackett looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Brian Burns just about did enough to take it.
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!



Burns moves into the clinch successfully.

Sackett pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Burns doesn't manage to clinch there - Sackett circles away.
Burns throws a body shot but no joy.
Sackett seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Sackett looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
Burns misses with a jab to the body
and Sackett counters with a thumping low kick.
Sackett rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Burns moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Burns walks into a left hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sackett throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sackett connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Sackett keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sackett on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns connects with a nice looking jab.
Burns scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Sackett looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Burns displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Burns throws a jab when Sackett was well out of range.
Sackett fires out a quick counter leg kick but Burns just manages to avoid it.
Burns takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Burns lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Burns ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Sackett pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns looks to land a combination but Sackett avoids it well.
Burns uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Sackett.
Sackett takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Burns is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Sackett bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Burns checks the leg kick nicely there.
You can see that Burns has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
Burns is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Burns throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Sackett's waist but Sackett gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Burns off to one side.
Sackett gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Burns counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Sackett uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Burns.

Burns closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Sackett's guard.

Sackett pushes Burns off and gets back to his feet.
Burns works Sackett's body with a nice hook.
Sackett scores with a nice right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns digs a good body shot into Sackett's ribs.
Burns tries to clinch up.
Sackett defending well as Burns loads up on a big left hand.
Burns uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sackett.
Burns cracks Sackett with a right hand to the side of the head.
Sackett tries to score with a low kick but Burns moves his leg out of the way.
Burns misses with a looping right.
Burns just misses with a punch to the body.
As Burns looks to move away, Sackett throws a big counter combo bu Burns just gets out of the way.
Sackett throws a wild body kick that Burns sees coming a mile off.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Burns scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Sackett throws a nice inside leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Sackett.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A punch lands to the side of Sackett 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Burns throws a nice looking combination but Sackett bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Sackett looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Sackett looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Burns throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Sackett stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Burns connects with a looping right hand.
Sackett misses with a body punch
and Burns counters with a straight right hand.
Burns throws a hook but Sackett avoids it easily.
Burns lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Sackett circles away quickly and effectively.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sackett moves away.
Burns fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Jab from Burns.
Burns checks a low kick from Sackett.
Burns looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brian Burns dominated that fourth round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Nice jab there from Burns.
Burns goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Sackett lands with a hook. Burns tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Burns with a nice cross.
Burns thuds his right hand into Sackett's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Burns moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Burns misses with a body shot.
Sackett misses with a body shot.
Burns cracks Sackett with a good jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Burns moves out of range of the body kick from Sackett.
Sackett throws a leg kick that is checked
and Burns counters with a stiff right hand.
Sackett closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sackett throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Sackett misses with a head kick.
Burns moves out of range of the body kick.
A nice side step and Burns releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Burns rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Sackett moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Burns works the jab nicely.
Burns looks to score with a jab to the body but Sackett is just out of range.
Sackett is looking for a counter combo.
Burns punishes Sackett's body with a nice straight punch.
Sackett throws a head kick but Burns moves out of range.
Burns catches Sackett with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Both fighters circling a little - Sackett finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Burns connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Burns tries to clinch up.
Parmalee Sackett has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Brian Burns is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Sackett eats them both and turns towards Burns to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Burns misses with a body shot.
Sackett thinks about countering with a body kick.
Burns swinging wildly here.
Burns throws a lazy right hand but Sackett sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Burns blocks a head kick by Sackett.
Burns doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Sackett counters with a nice uppercut.
Sackett is looking to chop away at Burns's legs.
Sackett tries to land a leg kick but Burns saw it coming and moves away.
Burns misses with a series of wild punches.
Sackett swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Burns fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns looks to score with a jab to the body but Sackett is just out of range.
Burns throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Sackett appears to be looking for a big counter.
Sackett looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Sackett ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Burns moves away.
A slow jab from Burns misses its intended target.
Sackett appears to be looking for a big counter.
Sackett misses with a straight left.
Burns throws a shot to the body.
Sackett buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Burns fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Sackett looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Burns blocks the body kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Burns! But no joy.
Burns lands a lovely overhand right.
Burns misses with a hook. Sackett ducked under it nicely.
Sackett was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A left lands for Burns.
Burns lands a jab to the head.
Sackett tried to score with a low kick but Burns checks it.
Sackett avoids the body shot from Burns.
Sackett fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Burns is out of range.
Burns wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Sackett avoids a punch combination nicely.
Sackett thinks about countering with a body kick.
Sackett motions for Burns to come forward. Sackett throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Sackett avoids the body shot from Burns.
Sackett throws a half hearted mid kick.
Burns uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Sackett has time to react.
Sackett misses with a body shot.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brian Burns comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Burns 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 47:49
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 48:47
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Brian Burns!

Brian Burns is the new light heavyweight champion!
After winning the bout, Brian Burns 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
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Event: AMS FC 107: Vehemence     
Date:   Jun 24, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jimmy Hyatt and Brian Burns. Hyatt comes to the cage accompanied by Street fighter. Burns has chosen Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

190 cm
27
211 lbs
19 - 9 - 1
193 cm
28
215 lbs
14 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
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 19 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Jimmy Hyatt!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Paulsen Ambrosius, Albert Achterberg and Nard Betker.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Burns moves out of range of the leg kick from Hyatt.
Hyatt throws the left hand but Burns avoids the punch easily.
Hyatt cracks a nice hook into Burns's ribs.
Burns with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Hyatt to score with a decent uppercut.
Hyatt rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Burns counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Hyatt thinking.
Burns shoots in and drives through. Hyatt sprawls well.
Burns throws out a powerful jab.
A jab from Hyatt finds it's way through Burns's defenses.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Hyatt 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 Burns has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Burns and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Burns throws a jab when Hyatt was well out of range.
Burns throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Hyatt.
Burns digs a good hook to Hyatt's body.
Burns loads up on a big right hand but Hyatt slips the punch.
Hyatt moves out of range of the strikes.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A shot to the body from Burns misses
letting Hyatt counter with a right hand.
Burns takes one to the chin there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hyatt missing with a left hand there. Burns was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Burns misses with a wild body shot.
Burns tries to clinch up but Hyatt circles away and keeps his distance.
Burns changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Burns shoots for a double leg takedown but Hyatt sprawls well. He's pushed Burns's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Hyatt throws a body shot but no joy.
Hyatt is looking to chop away at Burns's legs.
Hyatt misses with a straight right.
Burns swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Burns takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Jab by Hyatt.
Burns takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Burns throws a series of punches but Hyatt avoids them all with ease.
Burns with a nice cross.
Hyatt moves out of range as Burns strikes.
Hyatt is looking to counter punch.
Hyatt blocks a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Hyatt.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hyatt dodges the punch combination from Burns.
Hyatt is looking to counter punch.
Burns lands a right hook to the body.
Burns throws a shot from downtown. Hyatt moves away and avoids it.
Burns misses with a body punch
and Hyatt counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Burns connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Hyatt's hands.
Hyatt misses with an uppercut.
Hyatt throws out a loose jab but Burns uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hyatt lands a jab to the nose.
Burns uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Hyatt is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Hyatt dodges the punch combination from Burns.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hyatt swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Burns looks like he wants to counter punch here.

Burns darts in and clinches Hyatt up against the cage.
Burns blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Burns tries to throw a body punch but Hyatt avoids it by throwing Burns back against the cage.
Hyatt misses with some punches.
Burns tries to work over Hyatt's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Burns lands a nice shot to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Burns.
Hyatt misses with some punches.
Hyatt tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch on the inside from Hyatt fails to land.
Hyatt gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Hyatt misses with a hook from the clinch.
Hyatt misses with the head strike.

Burns has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Hyatt clear over his head and slammed him to the mat!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Hyatt wants to control his opponent's hands but Burns gets his hands free.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hyatt is in a bad position, trying to hold on for dear life but he is really struggling to maintain any sort of control.
Hyatt takes a big shot to the side of the head.

Burns looking for the choke from the back.
Hyatt rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Hyatt is looking to improve his position.
Hyatt wants to control but Burns is keeping busy.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Brian Burns will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Burns shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Hyatt pinned against the cage. Hyatt gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Hyatt fails to land with a series of punches.
Hyatt throws a jab when Burns was well out of range.
Burns closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Burns lands with a good body shot.
Burns fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hyatt manages to avoid it.
Burns misses with the combination.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hyatt cracks Burns with an open hand slap.
Burns throws a body punch but Hyatt moves out of range.
Burns tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Hyatt manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Nice defenses there by Hyatt.
It looked like Hyatt wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hyatt throws a hook to the side of Burns's head but Burns sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Hyatt slips a straight right by Burns.
A slapping leg kick lands for Hyatt.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Burns looks to score with a jab to the body but Hyatt is just out of range.
Hyatt half committed to a counter leg kick.
Hyatt gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Burns avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Burns throws a shot to the body.
Hyatt bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Burns misses with a right hand
and Burns takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Hyatt misses with an uppercut. Burns saw that one coming.
Burns looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Burns moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Burns tries to score a power double leg takedown but Hyatt sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Burns somewhat.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns misses the jab.
Jimmy Hyatt is winning the standup battle so far.
Burns connects with a body shot that sends Hyatt's belly button to the back.
Decent striking displayed by Burns there.
Hyatt misses with a looping right.
Hyatt throws a hook but Burns avoids it easily.
Burns jabs Hyatt right on the nose. Hyatt blinks but takes it well.
Burns misses the jab.

Burns clinches with his opponent.
Burns lands a nice shot to the body.
Hyatt misses with a hook from the clinch.
Burns has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Hyatt is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Jimmy Hyatt has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Brian Burns.
Burns tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Hyatt blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Burns throws a head punch that misses.
Hyatt misses with a body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hyatt lands a right hand.
Burns working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Burns misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Hyatt pushes off an throws an elbow but Burns leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Hyatt lands a nice shot to the body.
Burns misses with a shot to the kidneys.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Burns.
Hyatt lands a shoulder strike.
Burns tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Hyatt's elbow.
Jimmy Hyatt has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Hyatt throws a head punch that misses.
Hyatt lands a body punch.
A short uppercut from Hyatt.
Burns tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Hyatt's elbow.
Hyatt scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Hyatt misses with a hook from the clinch.
Hyatt tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Burns tries to score a body lock takedown but Hyatt shows good agility there to stay on his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns misses with a body punch.
Hyatt swings wildly with an uppercut but Burns uses good head movement to avoid it.
Burns lands a body punch.
A body shot lands from Burns.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hyatt misses with an elbow over the top.
Hyatt misses with a short punch on the inside.
Burns is working Hyatt over against the cage.
Hyatt lands with a right to the head.
Hyatt throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Hyatt tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short uppercut from Burns.
Burns misses with a hook from the clinch.
Hyatt misses with a punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hyatt.
Hyatt misses with a hook from the clinch.
Burns lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Hyatt.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Burns.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Brian Burns will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Burns will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Burns throws a big shot that misses.
Burns lands with a nice body punch.
Hyatt takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Burns lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Burns staying out of range there.
Hyatt tries to clinch up but Burns circles away and keeps his distance.
Burns lands an overhand right.
Hyatt blocks a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Hyatt misses with a head kick.

Hyatt gets caught flat footed, as Burns shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Burns stands up over Hyatt, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns won't allow Hyatt to sweep him here.
Burns in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Hyatt not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Burns sitting in guard here, content to control.
Burns throws a big elbow that misses.
Burns is pushing down on Hyatt's leg trying to pass to half guard. Hyatt is fighting to maintain full guard but Burns has managed to sneak the leg through.
Burns controlling the pace.
Hyatt won't allow Burns to pass to mount.
Jimmy Hyatt has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Brian Burns is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Burns trying to control the pace.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Hyatt trying to control but Burns postures up.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Hyatt just misses with a punch to the body.
Hyatt keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Hyatt throwing a counter right hand but Burns manages to avoid it.
Burns swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hyatt takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Hyatt throws a hook but Burns avoids it easily.
Burns throws the left hand but Hyatt avoids the punch easily.
Hyatt lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Burns lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Hyatt misses with a hook.
Burns fails to land with a series of punches.
Hyatt misses with an uppercut. Burns saw that one coming.
Hyatt with a nice cross.
Burns throws a series of punches but Hyatt moves out of range.
Hyatt was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Hyatt just misses with a punch to the body.
Burns looks to land a left hand but Hyatt moved out of range nicely.
Hyatt misses with a looping right.
Burns tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hyatt was well out of range. Poor timing from Burns.
A counter left hand to the body from Hyatt misses its target.
Hyatt tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Burns moves out of range as Hyatt throws a body kick.
A low kick from Hyatt is predictable there
and Burns counters with a left to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns closes the distance looking to clinch
and Hyatt counters with a nice leg kick.
Hyatt scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Burns misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Burns tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hyatt was well out of range. Poor timing from Burns.
Jimmy Hyatt is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Hyatt throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Burns works Hyatt's body with a nice hook.
Nice defenses there by Burns.
Burns with a jab.
Burns throws a body punch but Hyatt moves out of range.
Burns catches Hyatt with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Hyatt tries to land a front kick but Burns steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brian Burns comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Burns 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 Albert Achterberg scores the fight 27:30
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brian Burns!

Brian Burns thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: AMS FC 103: Nightmares     
Date:   May 30, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Brian Burns and Michel Teló. Burns comes into the arena with Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire blaring out of the sound system. The crowd seem to be enjoying Teló's choice of entrance music: 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.

193 cm
28
215 lbs
13 - 8 - 0
196 cm
25
209 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
World class MT
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 13 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brian Burns!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Michel Teló!
The judges for this bout are Albert Achterberg, Daniel Blasius and Aafke Stam.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Teló's jab looks to have found its range, popping Burns under the eye.
Teló misses with a right hand
and Burns counters with a right hand to the body.
Burns dips to his left and cracks Teló with an uppercut!
Teló lands a nice leg kick that just misses Burns's sensitive parts.
Burns lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Teló misses with a straight left.
Burns was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Teló lands with a slapping head kick.
Teló uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Burns.
Good standup being displayed there by Teló as he connects with a hook.

Burns changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Teló looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Burns landing a few strikes.
Burns wants to control but Teló is keeping him busy.
We've been hearing that Burns has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.

Burns goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Teló rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Burns's guard! Nice work there by Teló!
Teló controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns keeping moving, preventing Teló from controlling successfully.
Teló tries to stand but Burns is controlling from the bottom.
Teló throws an elbow that misses. Burns uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Teló's guard. Nice move by Burns!

Burns tries to free his leg and advance position but Teló is retaining full guard.
Burns stopping the sweep attempt from Teló.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Teló seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

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.
Teló keeping moving, preventing Burns from controlling successfully.
Teló is controlling Burns's posture.
Burns wants to control from the top but Teló keeps moving.

Burns thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Burns wants to control from the top but Teló keeps moving.
Teló is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Burns trying to control but Teló is working from the bottom.

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.
Teló goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Burns misses with a hook.
Burns throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Burns throws a body shot but no joy.
Teló misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Burns.
Teló ducks under a wild hook from Burns.
Teló lands with a right hand.
Teló stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Teló wants it to stay on the feet.
Teló takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Burns misses with an uppercut. Teló saw that one coming.
Teló misses with a looping right.
Burns on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Teló misses the shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns blocks a leg kick.
Teló misses with a jab to the body
and Burns counters nicely by changing levels and landing a 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!
Burns throws a lazy right hand but Teló sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

Burns fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Teló sprawls well initially but Burns persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Teló tries to roll over but Burns keeps him under control.

Burns maintaining the dominant position here and is working for a kimura. He's locked it up! Teló could be in real trouble here! He's trying to wriggle out but Burns has cracked it and Teló is screaming in pain - he's tapped out! Great finish by Burns!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:39 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Brian Burns!
After winning the bout, Brian Burns thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: AMS FC Centennial     
Date:   May 02, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Brian Burns and Benny Silver. Burns comes to the cage accompanied by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Silver has chosen Natural Born Killaz by Dr Dre & Ice Cube as his entrance music. Brian Burns could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Benny Silver's chin.

193 cm
27
215 lbs
12 - 8 - 0
190 cm
27
221 lbs
19 - 10 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brian Burns!
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 London, Benny Silver!
The judges for this bout are Wagner Zegers, Nard Betker and Paulsen Ambrosius.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Burns rushes Silver and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Silver taking a breather.
Silver swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Silver throws an elbow but it misses.
We've been hearing reports that Burns has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Silver pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Silver comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Burns lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Silver or not.
Silver works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Burns blocks the elbow strike.
Silver throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Silver misses with a short punch on the inside.
Burns avoids the elbow strike from Silver, against the cage.
Burns fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Silver stalling in the clinch but Burns improves position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
With the fighters up against the cage, Silver throws an elbow but misses.
Silver tries to throw a body punch but Burns avoids it by throwing Silver back against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Burns.
Silver creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Silver lands a shoulder strike.
Silver keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Burns's efforts to push away.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Burns escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A low kick from Silver is predictable there
enabling Burns to counter with a crisp jab.
Silver misses with a jab, cross combination.
Burns lands a nice shot to the body.
Silver takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Nice defenses there by Burns.
Burns avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Burns scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Burns throws the left hand but Silver avoids the punch easily.
Silver misses with an uppercut
and Burns counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Silver steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Burns.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Burns.
Burns misses the 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!
Burns throws a body shot but no joy.
Silver throws out a counter right but Burns avoids it with no problem.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Silver jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Burns is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Silver.
Benny Silver is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Silver blocks a jab.
Burns moves out of range as Silver strikes.
Burns lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Silver backs up against the cage.
Burns dives in and grabs Silver's left leg, looking for a takedown. Silver pushes down on Burns's head and hops out.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Silver.
A left lands for Burns.
Burns works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Silver lands a nice shot that snaps Burns's head back.
Silver catches Burns with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Burns takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Silver misses with a wild body shot.
Burns takes a swing at Silver's ribcage but misses.
Silver fails in his attempt to clinch.
A jab lands there for Silver.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Silver throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burns sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Silver misses with a hook.
Silver throws the left hand but Burns avoids the punch easily.
Silver takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Silver connects with a right hand. Burns shakes it off.
Burns shoots for a double leg takedown but Silver sprawls well. He's pushed Burns's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Brian Burns. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Burns throws an overhand right that lands on Silver's shoulder, as Silver tries to avoid the shot.
Burns sets himself, and Silver steps forward looking for the clinch! Burns avoids it this time.
Burns moves away from the strike by Silver.
Silver misses with a low kick.
Burns with a nice cross.
Burns swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Silver is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Burns is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.

Burns gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Silver lands a damaging elbow.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Burns is looking to take this one to the mat.
Silver gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Burns tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Silver throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Nice body punch from Burns.
Burns can't find room to land a body shot as Silver controls the action.
Burns blocks a body shot from Silver.
Silver struggles to land a body shot inside as Burns controls his hands.
Silver pushes off an throws an elbow but Burns leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Silver blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Silver throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Burns can't find room to land a body shot as Silver controls the action.
Silver prevents a body shot from Burns.
A left hand lands to the body for Burns.
Silver creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Silver.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Silver throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Burns.
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 Brian Burns will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Silver ducks under a wild hook from Burns.

Burns shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Silver's guard.
Silver keeping moving, preventing Burns from controlling successfully.
Silver is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Burns is controlling him.
Silver really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Burns. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Burns trying to control but Silver is working from the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Silver trying to keep a closed guard but Burns is proving a slippery customer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Silver keeping moving, preventing Burns from controlling successfully.

Burns 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.
Burns won't allow Silver to sweep him here.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Silver throws out a loose jab but Burns uses good head movement to avoid it.
Burns throws a big counter combination but Silver scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Brian Burns is winning the standup battle so far.

Burns has taken the fight to the clinch.

Burns turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!

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

Burns tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Silver prevents Burns from moving into mount.

Burns tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Burns tries to move to mount but Silver blocks the move with his legs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Silver tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Burns wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

Burns is in a dominant position here, looking for a kimura. Silver looks calm but he's in trouble here. Burns gets his leg over his opponent's head and yanks on the arm. Silver is tapping like a morse code operator on the titanic! SOS! SOS! Burns lets go of the hold and Silver can pop his arm back in it's socket.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:52 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Brian Burns!
An out of breath Brian Burns 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: WFC 49: Henson vs. Miyata     
Date:   Apr 04, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Brian Burns and Oscar Dos Santos. Burns comes to the cage accompanied by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. The crowd seem to be enjoying Dos Santos's choice of entrance music: No Church In The Wind. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

193 cm
27
215 lbs
11 - 8 - 0
196 cm
27
210 lbs
7 - 4 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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 11 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brian Burns!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Oscar Dos Santos!
The judges for this bout are Wesley Smith, Robert Twigg and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dos Santos misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Dos Santos scores with a push kick.
A shot to the liver by Burns. Beautiful body shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Dos Santos.
Burns takes a swing at Dos Santos's ribcage but misses.
Burns takes a kick to the side of the head.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Burns crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Dos Santos - the referee stops the clock and Burns gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Dos Santos. Burns manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Dos Santos stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Dos Santos wants it to stay on the feet.
Burns swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Dos Santos.
Dos Santos's coach down at Team Finland was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Dos Santos's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Burns misses the jab.
Burns misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Burns slips under a jab from Dos Santos.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Dos Santos drops his hands momentarily and Burns takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Burns takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Burns shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Dos Santos as he avoids it easily.
Burns shoots in but Dos Santos avoids the takedown attempt easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Brian Burns. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Dos Santos throws a front kick that sends Burns stumbling back into the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Dos Santos throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Dos Santos moves away.
Dos Santos throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Burns takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Dos Santos ducks under a wild hook from Burns.
A big left from Dos Santos misses.
Burns takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Burns scores with a body shot.
Burns thows a left - swing and a miss!
Dos Santos is trying to counter with his kicks.
Dos Santos chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Dos Santos tries to work over Burns's front leg with a kick but Burns checks it.
Burns lands a nice hook to Dos Santos's body. Dos Santos takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Burns lands with a hook. Dos Santos tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
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!
Burns misses with an uppercut.
Dos Santos appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Burns lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Dos Santos circles away quickly and effectively.
Burns doesn't manage to clinch there - Dos Santos circles away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns misses with a takedown attempt - Dos Santos sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Dos Santos takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Burns lands a nice looking body shot.
Burns fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dos Santos manages to avoid it.
Burns connects with the punch.
Dos Santos avoids a punch combination nicely.
Dos Santos tries a quick counter leg kick but Burns is wise to it.
Burns throws a big shot that misses.
Burns throws a body shot but no joy.
Burns connects with a nice looking jab.
Burns gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Burns misses with a double jab.
Oscar Dos Santos seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Dos Santos dips to his left and cracks Burns with an uppercut!

Burns gets a double leg takedown into Dos Santos's guard.

Dos Santos has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Burns can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Dos Santos is looking to stand up but Burns isn't so interested in that idea.
We've been hearing that Burns has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Burns got a little sloppy there for a moment and Dos Santos has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Burns has managed to get both his arms back between Dos Santos's legs - danger averted.
Burns content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Burns landing with the ground and pound.
Burns works over Dos Santos with some ground and pound from guard.
Burns in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Burns accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Burns trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Burns postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Dos Santos is trying to control the position but Burns postures up.
Burns 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.
Burns passes into half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Burns lands a nice short elbow.
Burns is keen to just control but Dos Santos is a slippery customer.

Dos Santos is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Burns pulls his head out easily.
Nice strikes from Burns there.
Dos Santos is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Dos Santos manages to get to full guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Burns working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Burns wants to pass the guard but Dos Santos is keeping the position.

Dos Santos looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Burns chips away with some ground and pound.
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 Brian Burns will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.



Burns gets a double leg takedown into Dos Santos's guard.

Dos Santos looking for a guillotine here but Burns defends easily.
Burns is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Burns landing some decent shots from guard.
Brian Burns overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

Burns avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Burns chips away with some ground and pound.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dos Santos keeping moving, preventing Burns from controlling successfully.

Dos Santos throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Burns trying to control but Dos Santos is working from the bottom.
Burns with a flurry of punches that miss.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Dos Santos keeping moving, preventing Burns from controlling successfully.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Dos Santos ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Burns moves away.
Burns dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Dos Santos scores with a head kick. Burns tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Dos Santos looks to land a right hand but Burns moved out of range.
Dos Santos misses with a low kick.
Burns lands the left hand.
Dos Santos throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Burns lands a jab to the nose.
Burns lands a slapping body shot.
Dos Santos ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Burns moves away.
Burns takes a head kick and shrugs it off.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Burns bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
Burns wants to control but Dos Santos is keeping him busy.
Burns working the body and head with strikes.

Burns tries for a kimura but Dos Santos is defending well.
Dos Santos tries to improve position but can't.
Burns works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Burns landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.

Dos Santos is rocked!
Burns trying to control the action but Dos Santos is working from the bottom.
Dos Santos is still in real trouble! Can Burns finish him?
Burns lands a decent elbow from side control.
Dos Santos is not content to let Burns control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dos Santos wants to get back to his feet.

Burns thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Dos Santos is trying to work for a sweep but Burns has mounted him!
Dos Santos seems to have recovered his senses.
Burns landing punches.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Dos Santos tries to lock up and control but Burns gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Burns can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Dos Santos is looking to escape.
Burns pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
Dos Santos is working to get back to half guard.
Burns wants to control the pace but Dos Santos is squirming around nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brian Burns dominated that second round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


A head kick misses from Dos Santos.
A leg kick checked by Burns.
Burns is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Dos Santos can do to turn this around?

Dos Santos gets caught flat footed, as Burns shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.

Dos Santos working for submissions but it's allowed Burns to get to half guard.
Burns is keen to just control but Dos Santos is a slippery customer.
Burns working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.

Dos Santos looking for submissions off his back.
Burns seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Dos Santos does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns controlling the action here.

Dos Santos is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Burns pulls his head out easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Burns is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Burns working over Dos Santos with some ground and pound. Dos Santos looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Burns content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.

Burns is looking for a kimura here.
Dos Santos is looking for a sweep. Burns is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Dos Santos looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Burns seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Dos Santos does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Brian Burns is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Burns prevents Dos Santos from improving his position.
Burns seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Dos Santos does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Burns is figuring out what he wants to do next.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Burns looks to score with a jab to the body but Dos Santos is just out of range.
Burns misses the jab.
A countering left hand to the body from Dos Santos misses.
Burns stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Dos Santos lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Burns takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Burns looks to score with a jab to the body but Dos Santos is just out of range.
Dos Santos appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Dos Santos rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Burns counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Dos Santos bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns swinging wildly here.

Burns bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
A lull in the action here.
Burns wants to control but Dos Santos 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.
Burns wants to control but Dos Santos is keeping him busy.
Dos Santos tries to bench press Burns off him but Burns keeps the position.
Burns is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Dos Santos will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.
Dos Santos is looking to regain half guard here but Burns keeps moving and retains side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dos Santos gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Burns is pressing down on Dos Santos's thigh, looking to free his foot. Dos Santos is holding on for now.
Burns trying to control from half guard but Dos Santos is working away.
Burns performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Dos Santos is looking to improve his position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Burns controlling the pace.
Oscar Dos Santos has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Burns'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.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brian Burns showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Burns 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 Wesley Smith scores the fight 30:27
Judge Robert Twigg scores the fight 30:27
Judge Tiny Johnson scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Brian Burns!

In his post fight interview, Brian Burns started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: WFC 46: Henson vs. Lovric     
Date:   Mar 14, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Brian Burns and George Pierre Hennard. Burns comes to the cage accompanied by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

193 cm
27
215 lbs
11 - 7 - 0
175 cm
29
212 lbs
12 - 7 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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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 11 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brian Burns!
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 Los Angeles, George Pierre Hennard!
The judges for this bout are Alan Glass, Gwen Towbar and Wesley Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Burns gets caught flat footed, as Hennard shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.

Burns working for a triangle but Hennard defends it easily.
Hennard trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Burns keeping moving, preventing Hennard from controlling successfully.
Hennard pushing down on Burns's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Burns trying to control but Hennard postures up.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

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

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

That's one minute gone in the round.

Hennard is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Burns doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Hennard.
Hennard controlling the action here.
Burns tries to get to full guard but Hennard has control of the leg.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Hennard wants to take a breather but Burns is having none of it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Hennard passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Burns!
Hennard wants to control but instead Burns manages to regain half guard.

Hennard is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Hennard trying to pass the guard but Burns defending well.
Burns wants to control but Hennard is keeping busy.
Burns tries to get to full guard but Hennard has control of the leg.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hennard seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

Hennard is looking for a kimura but Burns is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Hennard to get the leverage.
Hennard is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Hennard wants to control the pace but Burns is squirming around nicely.
Burns gets back to half guard.
Hennard trying to pass the guard but Burns defending well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hennard is looking to stall here but Burns recovers full guard.
Burns keeping full guard, as Hennard tries to pass.

Burns escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Hennard gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Burns is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Hennard looking to sit in guard and control but Burns gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

George Pierre Hennard dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Hennard shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Burns but Burns pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Burns ducks under a wild hook from Hennard.
A swing and a miss from Hennard.
Burns feinted with a counter takedown.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Hennard.
Burns wants to control but Hennard postures up.
Hennard tries to advance to mount but Burns denies him.

Hennard is trying to get an arm triangle but Burns is defending well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hennard trying to control the action but Burns is working from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Hennard is trying to get an arm triangle but Burns is defending well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Hennard is looking to take a break and control but Burns is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's two 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.
Burns manages to work his way to half guard, despite Hennard's best efforts.
Burns trying to control from the bottom.
Burns gets full guard.
Hennard trying to control the position from guard on top but Burns is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Hennard has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Hennard looking to pass the guard.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Hennard looking to sit in guard and control but Burns gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Burns wants to control from the top but Hennard keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns passes Hennard's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Burns will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.

Burns is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.

Hennard looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

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

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.

Burns is trying to work for a kimura but Hennard is defending well.
Hennard wants to improve his position but Burns is controlling well.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Burns is trying to control. Hennard wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Hennard tries for a takedown but Burns sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Burns keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Burns attempts a counter takedown but Hennard avoids it well and moves away.
Burns jabs Hennard to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Hennard slips under a jab from Burns.
Burns lands a lovely overhand right.
Burns lands a right hook to the body.
Burns keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Brian Burns has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of George Pierre Hennard.
Hennard changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Burns tries to avoid it but Hennard manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Burns to the ground. Burns escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Burns drops down looking for a counter takedown but Hennard sprawls and moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hennard misses with a takedown attempt - Burns sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Hennard shoots in and drives through. Burns sprawls well.
Burns leaves Hennard with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Burns lands with a shot to the body.
Hennard shoots and misses

and Burns counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Hennard takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Burns controlling the action here.
Hennard is refusing to be controlled, as Burns sits in half guard.
Burns passes the guard and advances to mount!
Hennard sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Brian Burns has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hennard is staying active underneath Burns, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Burns wants to pass the guard but Hennard is defending well.
Hennard keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Burns keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.

Burns is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Hennard sees it coming and defends easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hennard is looking to control Burns's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Hennard avoid being mounted?
Burns controlling the pace.

Burns is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Burns content to control rather than advance.
George Pierre Hennard is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.

Burns seems to be looking for submissions.
Hennard trying to control here.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Hennard keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Burns.
Hennard bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Burns's head backwards.
Burns just misses with a punch to the body.
George Pierre Hennard seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Burns throws an overhand right that lands on Hennard's shoulder, as Hennard tries to avoid the shot.

Hennard moves into the clinch successfully.
Burns tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Burns misses with a hook to the ribs.

And that's the end of the fight!
Brian Burns showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Hennard 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 Alan Glass scores the fight 28:29
Judge Gwen Towbar scores the fight 28:29
Judge Wesley Smith scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... George Pierre Hennard!

After the big win, George Pierre Hennard made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors MB Nutrition and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.
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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25%

 

Event: WFC 40: Axe vs. BigBranch     
Date:   Jan 31, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Eduardo Silva and Brian Burns. Silva comes to the cage accompanied by Stop (Blue Mix) - Ghost K. Burns is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

183 cm
26
217 lbs
13 - 6 - 0
193 cm
26
215 lbs
11 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System

FinnFighter Nutrition (Five 160Q supps!)
SP Ultimate 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 13 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Eduardo Silva!
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, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Gwen Towbar, Wesley Smith and Robert Twigg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Silva gets caught flat footed, as Burns shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Burns throws a big right hand that misses.
Silva wants to stand up but Burns is controlling him.
Burns throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Burns looking to sit in guard and control but Silva gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Silva wants to stand but Burns has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Burns working for submissions but it's allowed Silva to get to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns tries to roll over but Silva keeps him under control.
Burns makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Burns.
Silva preventing the sweep.

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

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.

Burns has an active guard here but Silva has managed to pass into half guard.
Burns keeping hold of Silva's head, controlling as best he can.
Burns is trying to control but can't.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Silva tries to stand but can't do so whilst Burns controls his leg.
Burns wants to control but Silva is keeping busy and won't allow it.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Silva throws a sloppy head kick and Burns moves out of range easily.
Burns avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Silva motions for Burns to come forward. Silva throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Silva, as that shot connected.
Silva throws a sloppy head kick and Burns moves out of range easily.
Burns drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Silva defends it well.
Burns tries to clinch up but Silva circles away and keeps his distance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Silva is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
A punch combination from Silva misses.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Burns.

Burns swings around for an armbar but Silva sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Burns's guard.
Burns looking to control.

Burns looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Burns had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Silva defends it easily.
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 Eduardo Silva will probably get the nod.
That's time! Silva's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Burns closes the distance and clinches up with Silva, looking for a takedown. Burns pushes Silva against the cage but Silva circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Silva lands with a good body shot.
Burns shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Silva is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Burns.
Silva throws a jab but it's blocked by Burns.
Burns drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Silva defends it well.
Burns tries for a takedown but Silva circles away easily
and Silva counters with a nice leg kick.
Eduardo Silva has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Brian Burns.
Silva dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Burns takes a head kick and keeps coming.

It looks like Brian Burns has been cut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Silva closes the distance and clinches.
Burns is breathing heavily.
Silva makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Silva blocks an uppercut.
Burns lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Silva lands a right hand that snaps the head of Burns backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Silva fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Burns changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Silva fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Silva attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Burns drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Silva defends it well.

Silva has taken the fight to the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Silva.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Silva scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Burns tries to work over Silva's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Burns scores with a shot to the side of Silva's head.
A nice right hand lands inside from Burns.
Silva lands with a light punch inside.
Silva taking a breather.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Silva.
Silva lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Burns backwards.
A right hook to the body lands for Silva.
Silva tries a body shot but Burns blocks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Silva misses with a body punch.
Burns working aggressively here.
Silva lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Burns tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Silva tries to work over Burns's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Burns can't find room to land a body shot as Silva controls the action.
A shot in the inside from Silva.
Burns tries to work over Silva's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Burns drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Silva gets the underhooks and prevents it.
A left hand lands to the body for Silva.
Silva tries to throw a body punch but Burns avoids it by throwing Silva back against the cage.
Silva digs a right hand underneath Burns's ribcage. Burns let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Burns takes an elbow to the temple.
Silva can't find room to land a body shot as Burns controls the action.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Silva lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Burns swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Silva blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Burns misses with a hook to the ribs.
Silva manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Silva creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Silva digs a right hand underneath Burns's ribcage. Burns let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Silva tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Burns's elbow.
Silva lands a body punch in the clinch.
Silva slows down the pace here.
Silva cracks Burns with a nice body shot.
Silva can't find room to land a body shot as Burns controls the action.
Burns gets through Silva's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Silva gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Silva lands a damaging elbow.
Silva misses with an elbow strike.
Silva blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Burns.
Silva gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Burns misses with a short punch on the inside.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Silva has Burns pushed against the cage.
Burns goes for a takedown attempt but Silva pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Silva fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Burns shoots for a double leg takedown but Silva sprawls well. He's pushed Burns's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Burns with a poor takedown

and Silva counters with a crisp right hand that drops Burns! Silva lets Burns back up to his feet, looking for a finish!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Eduardo Silva dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Brian Burns's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Silva attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Silva fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nice takedown defense from Silva. No joy for Burns on that attempt.
Horrible takedown attempt by Burns or perhaps it was just good defense by Silva, which made it look bad.
Burns dives in for a single leg takedown but Silva sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Eduardo Silva has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Brian Burns.
Silva steps into range and unloads a brutal right left combo! Burns is out on his feet! Silva sets himself and nearly takes Burns's head off with a straight right, sending him crashing to the mat! Wow, that was nasty... but awesome! Wooo!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:38 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Eduardo Silva!
Eduardo Silva decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
The defeated Brian Burns had this to say: 'Hats off to my opponent. He was better tonight. I hope we meet again in the future.'.
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50%

 

Event: WFC End of Year 2014     
Date:   Jan 01, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Brian Burns and MC Wisk. Burns comes to the cage accompanied by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. 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
26
215 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
191 cm
26
213 lbs
11 - 6 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

FinnFighter Nutrition (Five 160Q supps!)
SP Ultimate Nutrition

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 Amsterdam, Brian Burns!
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 Helsinki, MC Wisk!
The judges for this bout are Wesley Smith, Robert Twigg and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Burns moves out of range of the leg kick from Wisk.
Burns fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Wisk throws a leg kick but Burns sees it coming and moves out of range.
Wisk tries a head kick but it misses.
Burns darts in looking for a takedown but Wisk gets double underhooks and turns Burns into the cage.
Burns checks a leg kick.
Wisk leaves Burns with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Wisk appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Brian Burns. That's going to take a lot out of him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Wisk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Burns moves away.
Wisk throws a big shot that misses.
Burns attempts a counter takedown but Wisk avoids it well and moves away.
Burns shoots in for a double leg but Wisk sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
MC Wisk is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wisk scores with a body shot.
Burns shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Wisk counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Brian Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Burns displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Wisk throws out the jab.
Burns feinted with a counter takedown.
Burns fails with the takedown
and Wisk counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Burns thinking.
Wisk has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
A slow jab from Wisk misses its intended target.
Wisk tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Burns with a lazy takedown attempt
and Wisk counters with a straight right hand.
Burns rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Wisk counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Burns thinking.
Wisk is looking to clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns avoids the head kick by Wisk.
Burns attempts a counter takedown but Wisk avoids it well and moves away.
Wisk throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burns sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Burns with a poor takedown
and Wisk counters with a left to the body.
Wisk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Burns moves away.
Burns appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Burns doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Wisk counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

Burns feints and as Wisk raises his hands in defense, Burns changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Wisk keeping moving, preventing Burns from controlling successfully.
Wisk trying to keep a closed guard but Burns is proving a slippery customer.
Wisk 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 three minutes gone in the round.
Burns looking to pass the guard.
Wisk trying to keep a closed guard but Burns is proving a slippery customer.

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

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Burns goes for a double leg but Wisk avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Wisk continues to drive forward.
Burns shoots in and drives through. Wisk sprawls well.
A head kick misses from Wisk.
Burns drops down looking for a counter takedown but Wisk sprawls and moves away.
Wisk cracks a nice hook into Burns's ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Wisk misses with a looping left.
Burns feinted with a counter takedown.
Wisk throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Burns is breathing heavily.
Burns misses with a body punch
and Wisk counters with a head kick. That will keep Burns thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!

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

It looks like Brian Burns has been cut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nice takedown defense from Wisk. No joy for Burns on that attempt.
Wisk doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Burns shoots for a double leg takedown but Wisk sprawls well. He's pushed Burns's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.

Burns closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Wisk regains full guard. Nicely done.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Wisk is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Wisk pulls Burns in close to his closed guard and prevents Burns from doing any damage or advancing position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

MC Wisk dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Brian Burns's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Burns misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Burns with a poor takedown
and Wisk counters with a one-two to the body.
Burns throws a jab when Wisk was well out of range.
Burns shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Wisk but Wisk pushes him off and we're back to square one.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Brian Burns. That's going to take a lot out of him.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Burns checks a leg kick.
Wisk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

Burns manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Wisk on his heels. He'll look to pass Wisk's guard now, I'm sure.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wisk working a defensive guard here.
Wisk has his hands on Burns's head, controlling the position.
Wisk working a defensive guard but Burns manages to pass into side control anyway.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns trying to control the position but Wisk is working away.
Wisk is pushing Burns's head away, looking to escape. Burns manages to hold on to the position though.
Burns is looking to take a break and control but Wisk is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Wisk gets back to half guard.

Burns is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Wisk is doing well to control the position and prevent Burns from advancing to side control.

Burns seems to be working for a kimura but Wisk defends the submission attempt.

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.
Wisk wants to control but Burns is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Wisk is trying to stand up here but Burns is controlling him well.
Burns looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Wisk is trying is best to control the position here.
Burns tries to pass to full mount but Wisk defends it.
Wisk looks like he's trying to stand up.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
MC Wisk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Wisk delivers a nice body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wisk takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Burns misses with a takedown
and Wisk counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Burns fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Wisk scores with a head kick. Burns tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Burns fails with the takedown
and Wisk counters with a straight right hand.
Wisk ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Burns moves away.
Burns has his takedown stuffed
and Wisk counters with a straight right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Wisk.
Wisk fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Burns shoots in but Wisk avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Wisk sizes up Burns with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Wisk scores with a jab to the jaw.
This has been an exciting period of action!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Burns keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Burns shoots and misses
and Wisk counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Burns fails with the takedown

and Wisk counters with a nice right hand that sends Burns toppling to the canvas! Burns scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Wisk finish him?!

Burns is rocked!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

MC Wisk showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Brian Burns'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!


Wisk looks to land a combination but Burns avoids it well.
Burns will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Wisk wants to counter with a clinch but Burns pushes him away.
Wisk throws a sloppy head kick and Burns moves out of range easily.

Wisk lands a big uppercut and Burns crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Burns looks OK. Wisk waves Burns back to his feet!
Oh Burns is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Burns fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Wisk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Burns seems to have got his legs back now.

Wisk sends Burns crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Wisk is motioning to the referee to let Burns up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Wisk tries a head kick but it misses.
Wisk tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Wisk buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Wisk scoring well with a low kick there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns shoots in for a double leg but Wisk sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
It seemed like Wisk was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Brian Burns. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Wisk tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Burns shoots in but Wisk avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Burns dives in for a single leg takedown but Wisk sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Burns takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Wisk fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Burns looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Burns tries for a takedown but Wisk circles away easily
and Wisk counters with a head kick that crumples his opponent - he's in a world of trouble! Wisk looks at the referee who does nothing so Wisk lands a crushing right that sends Burns to the floor! This time the ref steps in to end the fight.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:49 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). MC Wisk!
A victorious MC Wisk thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
Brian Burns was interviewed post fight and said 'Hats off to my opponent. He was better tonight. I hope we meet again in the future.'.
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RATING
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Event: Umbrella 95     
Date:   Oct 22, 2014

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Aleksandar Kamenov and Brian Burns. Kamenov kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Korn - Hey Daddy. Burns has chosen Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

193 cm
23
210 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
193 cm
25
215 lbs
10 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
KO power
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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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 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Aleksandar Kamenov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brian Burns!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Phil Schofield and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kamenov throws a quick inside leg kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kamenov.
Burns throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Kamenov counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A shot to the liver by Kamenov. Beautiful body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kamenov. Burns does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kamenov throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kamenov misses with a looping left.
Burns fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.

Burns fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Kamenov sprawls well initially but Burns persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Kamenov trying to control but Burns postures up.
Kamenov is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Burns is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns wants to lay and pray for a moment but Kamenov keeps working.
Burns is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Kamenov!
Burns sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.

Burns is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Kamenov is surviving well by controlling Burns's body position as best he can.
Kamenov really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Kamenov gets back to half guard.
Kamenov is looking to control Burns's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Kamenov avoid being mounted?
Burns uses his free foot to push down on Kamenov's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for Kamenov.
Burns looking to control but Kamenov is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kamenov tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Burns in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.
Kamenov is trying to stand up.
BOOM! Burns connects with a massive shot to the dome!

It looks like Aleksandar Kamenov has been cut.

Burns is working for a guillotine from mount but Kamenov frees his head quite easily.
Kamenov wants to control but Burns is having none of it.

Burns working for a submission but Kamenov is keeping him at bay.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kamenov regains half guard.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Burns tries to pass to full mount but Kamenov defends it.
Kamenov is looking to control Burns's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Kamenov avoid being mounted?

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

Burns is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Kamenov is looking to control Burns's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Kamenov avoid being mounted?
Kamenov pushes Burns off looking to stand but Burns dives back in and keeps control.

Burns is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Kamenov wants to control but Burns is keeping busy and won't allow it.

Burns seems to be looking for submissions.
Kamenov is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Kamenov is doing well to control the position and prevent Burns from advancing to side control.

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.
Burns is keen to just control but Kamenov is a slippery customer.

Burns is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Kamenov has managed to free his arm - good work.
Burns trying to control from half guard but Kamenov is working away.
Burns tries to pass to full mount but Kamenov defends it.
Kamenov is positioning himself well to prevent Burns advancing to mount.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Burns is thwarting Kamenov's attempts to control the position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Kamenov is trying to get back to full guard.

Kamenov is defending against the submission attempts here by Burns.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brian Burns dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Aleksandar Kamenov'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.


Burns will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Kamenov looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Burns has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Kamenov misses with a few strikes there.
Kamenov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Kamenov misses with a head kick.
Kamenov throws a lazy right hand but Burns sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Burns shoots in and drives through. Kamenov sprawls well.
Burns on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kamenov. Kamenov obviously looking to wear him down.
Burns connects with a nice looking jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kamenov moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Burns shoots in but Kamenov avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Aleksandar Kamenov has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Brian Burns.
Kamenov throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Kamenov fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Burns is out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Burns gets a double leg takedown into Kamenov's guard.
Burns trying to control but Kamenov is working from the bottom.
Kamenov wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Burns wants to pass the guard but Kamenov is keeping the position.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Kamenov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Kamenov is on top in guard.


Kamenov avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Kamenov trying to control but Burns is working from the bottom.
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.
Kamenov content to stall in guard here.
Kamenov wants to control from the top but Burns keeps moving.

Burns looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Kamenov is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Burns has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns keeping moving, preventing Kamenov from controlling successfully.
Kamenov has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.

Burns has his feet on Kamenov's thighs here. He's pushed Kamenov off and worked for a very quick armbar from the bottom! He's flipped onto his stomach and he's cranking hard on the arm! Kamenov screams in pain and taps out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:43 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Brian Burns!
Brian Burns spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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RATING
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Event: Umbrella 90     
Date:   Sep 24, 2014

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Brian Burns and Antonio Ronaldo. Burns comes to the cage accompanied by Rock Master Scott & The Dynamic Three - The Roof Is On Fire. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

193 cm
25
215 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
188 cm
25
215 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Brian Burns!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Antonio Ronaldo!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Chris Edwards and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Burns with a poor takedown
and Ronaldo counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ronaldo. Burns does a little dance to reset his feet.
Burns goes for a double leg but Ronaldo avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Ronaldo continues to drive forward.
Ronaldo lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Ronaldo fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ronaldo throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Burns.
Burns wants a takedown but no success here.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Brian Burns. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Ronaldo misses with a hook to the ribs.
Ronaldo stalls.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ronaldo has a couple of punches blocked by Burns.

Ronaldo escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Burns fails with a takedown attempt.
Burns misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ronaldo lands a leg kick that knocks Burns off balance momentarily.

Burns scores with a takedown into Ronaldo's guard.
Ronaldo looking for a sweep. Not yet Ronaldo, not yet.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Ronaldo is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Ronaldo 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.
Burns is working Ronaldo over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

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

Ronaldo trying to control the position from guard on top but Burns is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Burns is pulling down on Ronaldo's head to control his posture.

Burns has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Ronaldo can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Ronaldo wants to control from the top but Burns keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns is trying to control the position but Ronaldo postures up.
Burns keeping moving, preventing Ronaldo from controlling successfully.
Burns tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Ronaldo stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Burns swivels though and keeps the full guard.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.

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.
Burns is trying to control the position from the bottom.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Burns shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Ronaldo sprawls well. Ronaldo wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Burns gets slowly back to his feet.

Burns 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.
Burns looking to sit in guard and control but Ronaldo gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Ronaldo trying to control the position from guard on top but Burns is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Burns shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Ronaldo counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Burns thinking.
Ronaldo looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
Ronaldo misses with a wild body shot.
Ronaldo takes one to the chin there.

It looks like Antonio Ronaldo has been cut.
Burns throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Ronaldo throws a nice inside leg kick.
No luck for Burns with that takedown attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ronaldo throws a good cross that connects.
Ronaldo takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Ronaldo enables Burns to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Ronaldo manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Ronaldo has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but Ronaldo is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Ronaldo is looking for a triangle but Burns pushes his legs off easily.
Burns wants to control from the top but Ronaldo keeps moving.
Ronaldo is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Burns is in close to Ronaldo's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Ronaldo is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Burns won't allow Ronaldo to sweep him here.
Burns looking to pass the guard.
Burns trying to control but Ronaldo is working from the bottom.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Ronaldo misses with a body shot

and Burns counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Burns postures up in Ronaldo's guard and throws a big left but Ronaldo blocks it.
Burns cracks Ronaldo with a solid left hand.
Burns pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Ronaldo is keeping the position for now.
Burns throwing strikes from guard but Ronaldo blocks nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns wants to control from the top but Ronaldo keeps moving.
Ronaldo utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Ronaldo keeping moving, preventing Burns from controlling successfully.