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Event: EVO 304: Bashorov vs Kakoullis     
Date:   Mar 18, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Karim Bashorov and Sotiris Kakoullis. Bashorov's entrance music is Hangar 18. A fine choice. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

190 cm
35
194 lbs
29 - 5 - 0
184 cm
35
206 lbs
40 - 9 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System
Urban Fighter

Hellbent
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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 29 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Karim Bashorov!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, James Glass and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bashorov misses with a body shot.
Kakoullis has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Kakoullis throws a poor cross that misses
and Bashorov connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Bashorov throws a hook but Kakoullis avoids it easily.
Kakoullis follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Kakoullis displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Bashorov throws out the jab.
Kakoullis takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Bashorov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kakoullis.
Bashorov throws a lazy right hand but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Bashorov.
Kakoullis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bashorov.
Bashorov looks to land a combination. Kakoullis sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Bashorov lands a really nice looking cross but Kakoullis seems unphased.
Kakoullis swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A leg kick checked by Bashorov.
Kakoullis is looking to slow Bashorov down with leg kicks.
Kakoullis throws a right hand that Bashorov ducks under and follows up with a left that Bashorov also avoids with ease.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kakoullis stuns Bashorov with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Bashorov.
Kakoullis with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Bashorov to score with a decent uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A big left from Bashorov misses.
Bashorov scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Bashorov slips a jab from Kakoullis.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kakoullis.
A bone on bone clash there as Bashorov blocks the leg kick.
It looked like Bashorov was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a jab, cross combination.
Kakoullis walks into a jab.
Kakoullis digs a good hook to Bashorov's body.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bashorov manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Kakoullis wants it to stay on the feet.
Bashorov misses the shot to the body.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bashorov moves away.
An inside leg kick from Kakoullis misses.
Bashorov checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Bashorov was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Kakoullis misses with a hook. Bashorov ducked under it nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis unleashes a big counter combination but Bashorov bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Bashorov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis throws a right hand that Bashorov ducks under and follows up with a left that Bashorov also avoids with ease.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Bashorov avoids it easily.
Bashorov rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kakoullis counters with a stiff right hand.
Bashorov tries for a takedown but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Kakoullis misses with a straight right.
Bashorov has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kakoullis finds it's way round the side to connect with Bashorov's head.
Kakoullis takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Bashorov takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Bashorov on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kakoullis. Kakoullis obviously looking to wear him down.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Bashorov swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Kakoullis slips a straight right by Bashorov.
Bashorov scores with a jab to the body.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
A shot to the body from Bashorov misses
and Kakoullis connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Bashorov.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick which misses Bashorov's front leg but catches the back leg as Bashorov tries to avoid it.
Bashorov rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Kakoullis moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Sotiris Kakoullis is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick

and Bashorov decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Kakoullis's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Bashorov landing with the ground and pound.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Bashorov accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kakoullis trying to control the position here.
Bashorov throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Kakoullis is trying to control the position but Bashorov postures up.
Kakoullis looking for a sweep. Not yet Kakoullis, not yet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis trying to keep a closed guard but Bashorov is proving a slippery customer.
Bashorov lands a couple of elbows.
Bashorov throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Bashorov being controlled here momentarily.
Bashorov controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Bashorov stands and throws Kakoullis's legs to the side, diving into side control.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Bashorov scores with a jab to the jaw.
Kakoullis takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Kakoullis slips under a jab from Bashorov.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Bashorov blocks it.
A punch lands to the side of Bashorov 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Bashorov sizes up Kakoullis with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Bashorov moves out of range of the leg kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Bashorov sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Bashorov works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Bashorov throws a hook but Kakoullis blocks it.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Bashorov avoids it easily.
Karim Bashorov is winning the standup battle so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bashorov throws a lazy right hand but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kakoullis takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Kakoullis scores with a body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kakoullis scoring well with a low kick there.
Kakoullis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bashorov was well out of range. Poor timing from Kakoullis.
Bashorov half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Bashorov missing with a left hand there. Kakoullis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis misses with the body kick
and Bashorov counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kakoullis dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Bashorov lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
A slow jab from Kakoullis misses its intended target.
Kakoullis slips a jab from Bashorov.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Bashorov here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
Nice body punch from Bashorov.
Kakoullis gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Bashorov lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Nice sprawl there from Kakoullis as Bashorov shoots in.
Kakoullis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Bashorov takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Nice body kick there by Kakoullis.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
Bashorov throws a body shot but no joy.
Bashorov connects with a jab.
Kakoullis smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis slips under a jab.
Bashorov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bashorov misses with a jab to the body
and Kakoullis connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Bashorov throws a body shot but no joy.
Bashorov lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Bashorov throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.

Bashorov closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Bashorov lands in his opponent's guard.
Kakoullis can't keep his opponent in guard - Bashorov advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Bashorov thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Kakoullis's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis wants to get back to full guard.
Kakoullis trying to hold on to Bashorov's head to control him but Bashorov postures up.
Bashorov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Kakoullis trying to control but Bashorov postures up.
Kakoullis tries to get to full guard but Bashorov has control of the leg.
Bashorov seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Kakoullis does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Bashorov working over Kakoullis with some ground and pound. Kakoullis looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Bashorov missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Karim Bashorov overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Bashorov looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Kakoullis with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Bashorov thows a huge punch but Kakoullis dodges it nicely.
Kakoullis trying to control here.
Kakoullis avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Bashorov.

Bashorov 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.
Bashorov trying to control from half guard but Kakoullis is working away.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kakoullis fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Good work by Bashorov as he checks the leg kick.
Kakoullis wants to land a leg kick but Bashorov is out of range.
Bashorov misses with a body shot.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bashorov throws a hook but Kakoullis avoids it easily.
Kakoullis thows a leg kick but Bashorov checks it
and Bashorov counters with a straight right hand.
Kakoullis looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
A combination from Bashorov does no damage.
Kakoullis rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Bashorov counters with a three punch combo that has Kakoullis backing up. Kakoullis nods at Bashorov to acknowledge the strikes.
Kakoullis throws out a leg kick but Bashorov moves out of range and Kakoullis only half commits.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A punch combination from Kakoullis misses.
Bashorov walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Bashorov misses with a hook.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but it's checked well by Bashorov.
Bashorov throwing a counter right hand but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A good leg kick by Kakoullis.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis misses the jab.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bashorov.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Bashorov checks it.
A punch combination from Bashorov misses.
Bashorov checks a leg kick.
Bashorov lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Bashorov.
Bashorov throws a jab when Kakoullis was well out of range.
Bashorov checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Bashorov.
Kakoullis ducks right into an uppercut from Bashorov.
The fighters circling - Bashorov throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kakoullis scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A clash of legs there as Bashorov blocks the low kick.
Bashorov looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Bashorov ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body 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!
Bashorov shoots in and drives through. Kakoullis sprawls well.
Bashorov jabs Kakoullis to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Bashorov steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kakoullis.
Bashorov throws an overhand right that lands on Kakoullis's shoulder, as Kakoullis tries to avoid the shot.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Bashorov throws the left hand but Kakoullis avoids the punch easily.
Bashorov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Bashorov.
Bashorov is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick

and Bashorov counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Bashorov.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Kakoullis is on top in guard.

Bashorov controls Kakoullis momentarily but Kakoullis frees himself.
Bashorov keeping full guard, as Kakoullis tries to pass.

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

Kakoullis avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Bashorov is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Kakoullis wants to control from the top but Bashorov keeps moving.
Bashorov is trying to hold Kakoullis in close to prevent damage but Kakoullis has managed to pass into half guard.

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.
Kakoullis slows the pace down in half guard.
Bashorov makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Bashorov.
Bashorov manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Kakoullis manages to get himself to full guard.

Kakoullis tries to land a sweep but no joy.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Karim Bashorov did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Bashorov takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis delivers a nice body kick.
Bashorov avoids the body shot from Kakoullis.
Bashorov works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Bashorov misses with a looping left.
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
Bashorov throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kakoullis sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Bashorov works Kakoullis's body with a nice hook.
Nice straight punches there by Bashorov. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Bashorov.
Kakoullis tries a head kick but it misses.
The fighters circle momentarily. Bashorov darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis lands a nice shot to the body.
Bashorov looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.
Bashorov ducks under a wild hook from Kakoullis.
Bashorov throws a hook but Kakoullis blocks it.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Bashorov.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bashorov will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Kakoullis motions for Bashorov to come forward. Kakoullis throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.

Bashorov looking to score a takedown here. Kakoullis is defending well but Bashorov drives through and ends up in Kakoullis's guard.

Kakoullis has his feet on Bashorov's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
A bone on bone clash there as Bashorov blocks the leg kick.
Bashorov digs a good body shot into Kakoullis's ribs.
Kakoullis slips a straight right by Bashorov.
Bashorov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
Bashorov connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bashorov connects with a single shot there.
Kakoullis displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Bashorov throws out the jab.
Kakoullis was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Bashorov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bashorov throws a body shot but no joy.
Bashorov takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Bashorov throws a right hand that misses
and Kakoullis counters with a thumping low kick.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Bashorov scores with a hook.
Kakoullis has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
A slapping body kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Bashorov throwing a counter right hand but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Bashorov checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Nice body kick there by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Bashorov moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Bashorov is defended easily by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis connects with an inside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Bashorov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bashorov tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kakoullis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Bashorov will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kakoullis! But no joy.
Bashorov looks to throw the jab but Kakoullis is out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bashorov. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Bashorov.
Kakoullis misses the jab.
Bashorov moves out of range of the leg kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bashorov.
Jab by Kakoullis.
Bashorov throws a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head but Kakoullis sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Bashorov looks to land a combination but Kakoullis avoids it well.
Kakoullis throws a series of punches but Bashorov moves out of range.
Bashorov misses with a straight right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Bashorov lands a jab to the head.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
An inside leg kick from Kakoullis misses.
Kakoullis swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Bashorov counters with a nice uppercut.
Kakoullis misses with an uppercut.
Kakoullis tries to work over Bashorov's front leg with a kick but Bashorov checks it.
Bashorov takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Bashorov on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Bashorov thuds his right hand into Kakoullis's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Kakoullis loads up on a big right hand but Bashorov slips the punch.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Bashorov.
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
Bashorov digs a good hook to Kakoullis's body.
Bashorov wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Bashorov scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Kakoullis tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Bashorov is able to avoid easily.
Kakoullis takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.

Bashorov shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Bashorov was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Kakoullis struggling a bit here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis isn't going anywhere.
Bashorov trying to control the position but Kakoullis is working away.
Bashorov is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Kakoullis is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.

That's one minute gone in the round.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Kakoullis takes one to the chin there.
Kakoullis thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kakoullis lands a slapping body shot.
Bashorov misses with a hook. Kakoullis ducked under it nicely.
Sotiris Kakoullis has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis scores with a jab. Bashorov acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Kakoullis swings widly with a right hand
and Bashorov counters with a left to the body.
Bashorov scores with a nice right hand.
Bashorov shoots in and drives through. Kakoullis sprawls well.
Kakoullis is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Bashorov swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Bashorov misses with a straight left.

Bashorov closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Bashorov has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Bashorov prevents Kakoullis from escaping the position.
You can see the frustration on Kakoullis's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Bashorov is looking to take a break and control but Kakoullis is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Kakoullis takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Bashorov.
Kakoullis tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Bashorov wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Bashorov lands a few punches from side control.
Kakoullis avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Bashorov.
Kakoullis managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Bashorov.
Kakoullis parries the strikes from Bashorov easily there. Bashorov is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Kakoullis to escape.
Karim Bashorov is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Bashorov lands an elbow.
Bashorov looks up at the clock and then as Kakoullis takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Bashorov smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!
Bashorov is putting a hurting on Kakoullis here, landing some big shots from side control.
A lull in the action here as Bashorov stalls from top position.
Kakoullis tries to bench press Bashorov off him but Bashorov keeps the position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Kakoullis wants to control but Bashorov postures up.
Bashorov is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
Bashorov is putting a hurting on Kakoullis here, landing some big shots from side control.

And that's the end of the fight!
Karim Bashorov showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Bashorov 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 49:46
Judge James Glass scores the fight 49:46
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Karim Bashorov!

Karim Bashorov retains his light heavyweight title!
Our winner, Karim Bashorov, 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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FIGHT
RATING
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Event: EVO 300     
Date:   Feb 22, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Remi Highjack. Highjack has chosen The Outsider - A Perfect Circle as his entrance music. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

184 cm
34
206 lbs
39 - 9 - 0
191 cm
30
205 lbs
25 - 6 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 39 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Remi Highjack!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kakoullis moves out of range as Highjack strikes.
Highjack on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Highjack on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Highjack throws a head kick that half lands.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Highjack misses the shot to the body.
Highjack clobbers Kakoullis with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
We've been informed that Highjack 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.
Highjack misses with a straight right.
Nice body kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a series of wild punches.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
Highjack looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Highjack walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kakoullis on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Highjack. Highjack obviously looking to wear him down.
Highjack drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Highjack takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Kakoullis slips under a jab from Highjack.
Kakoullis feinted there with a counter leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis scores with a push kick.
Decent striking displayed by Kakoullis there.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick that knocks Highjack off balance momentarily.
Kakoullis throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Kakoullis blocks a leg kick.
Highjack with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Kakoullis cracks Highjack with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Highjack.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kakoullis scoring well with a low kick there.
Kakoullis thows a left - swing and a miss!
Good exchange - Kakoullis coming out on top.
Highjack avoids the body shot from Kakoullis.
Highjack cracks a nice hook into Kakoullis's ribs.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Highjack misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Kakoullis counters with a solid body kick.
Kakoullis has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Kakoullis connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Highjack's hands.
Highjack keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kakoullis.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Highjack swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Highjack keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Highjack throws a jab when Kakoullis was well out of range.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Highjack.
Kakoullis is looking to land body kicks.
Kakoullis tried to score with a low kick but Highjack checks it.
Kakoullis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kakoullis walks forward, straight into a front kick from Highjack.
That kick from Highjack tenderised Kakoullis's leg. Kakoullis is trying to keep his angry face on.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Kakoullis wants to land a leg kick but Highjack is out of range.
Kakoullis jabs Highjack right on the nose. Highjack blinks but takes it well.
Highjack thows a leg kick but Kakoullis checks it
and Highjack takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Highjack moves out of range as Kakoullis strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Highjack avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Highjack buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body.
Highjack throws an overhand right that lands on Kakoullis's shoulder, as Kakoullis tries to avoid the shot.
Kakoullis is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Highjack.
Highjack motions for Kakoullis to come forward. Highjack throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Highjack's calf.
A head kick misses from Highjack.
Kakoullis is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Kakoullis slips a straight right by Highjack.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Highjack.
Kakoullis throws a low kick, looking for Highjack's leg but Highjack calmly moves out of range.
Highjack works the jab nicely.
Highjack avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kakoullis tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Highjack comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis avoids the head kick by Highjack.
Highjack looks to land a right hand but Kakoullis moved out of range.
Highjack swings and misses with a hook to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from Kakoullis misses the target.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Highjack gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Kakoullis looks to land a body kick but Highjack moved away.
Highjack takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Highjack walks forward, straight into a front kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis cracks Highjack with a right hand to the side of the head.
Highjack looks to throw a body kick

and Kakoullis counters with a crisp one two that drops Highjack! Kakoullis thinks about following him to the mat for a moment but instead steps back and waves Highjack to his feet! Highjack is in big trouble!
Highjack cracks Kakoullis with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Highjack has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a wild body kick that Highjack sees coming a mile off.
A slapping body kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Highjack looks winded!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nice uppercut there from Highjack.
Kakoullis throws a series of punches but Highjack avoids them all with ease.
Kakoullis scores with a three punch combo!
Kakoullis throws a jab when Highjack was well out of range.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kakoullis swings widly with a right hand
and Kakoullis takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Highjack waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kakoullis.
Highjack goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Highjack buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Highjack tries a quick counter leg kick but Kakoullis is wise to it.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Highjack feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Kakoullis's calf.
Highjack lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kakoullis's sensitive parts.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Highjack strikes.
Highjack throws a hook but Kakoullis avoids it easily.
Highjack throws the left hand but Kakoullis avoids the punch easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a push kick but Highjack slaps the foot to one side.
A low kick from Kakoullis misses
and Highjack counters with a series of strikes. Kakoullis will be more careful next time no doubt.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the side of Highjack's head but Highjack sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Highjack.
Nice defenses there by Kakoullis.
Highjack misses with a hook.
Good leg kick by Kakoullis there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
An inside leg kick from Kakoullis misses.
Highjack on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kakoullis misses with a two punch combination.
Highjack dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Highjack fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Kakoullis checks it well.
Highjack on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kakoullis. Kakoullis obviously looking to wear him down.
Kakoullis shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Highjack on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis slips under a jab.
Kakoullis slips under a jab from Highjack.
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!
Highjack throws a leg kick
and Kakoullis counters with a body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Highjack steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Highjack does a little dance to reset his feet.
Highjack was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Highjack feints and then cracks Kakoullis's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kakoullis down.
Highjack throws a lazy right hand but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Nice straight punches there by Highjack. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Highjack.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Highjack moves out of range.
Kakoullis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Highjack moves away from the strike by Kakoullis.
It seemed like Highjack was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Kakoullis scores with a jab. Highjack acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Highjack throws a leg kick
and Kakoullis counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Sotiris Kakoullis is winning the standup battle so far.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Highjack pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Highjack's corner calls for a 1-2. Highjack 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.
Kakoullis's corner calls for a 1-2. Kakoullis obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the leg kick from Highjack.
A low kick from Highjack is predictable there
and Kakoullis connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Highjack bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Kakoullis's head backwards.
Kakoullis waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Highjack.
Highjack chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Highjack throws a body shot but no joy.
Highjack checks a leg kick nicely.
Highjack lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Kakoullis fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Kakoullis goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
A bone on bone clash there as Highjack blocks the leg kick.
Highjack only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kakoullis bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Highjack's head.
Kakoullis throws a chopping leg kick but Highjack manages to avoid taking any serious damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Highjack pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Highjack's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Highjack tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Highjack is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
A solid body kick from Highjack.
Highjack throws out a loose jab but Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kakoullis throwing a counter right hand but Highjack manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis connects with a high kick.
Kakoullis lands with a cross.
Kakoullis's corner calls for a 1-2. Kakoullis obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

Highjack is rocked!
Highjack has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Highjack walks into a left hand.
Highjack is still on wobbly legs! Can Kakoullis finish him?
Kakoullis wants to land a leg kick but Highjack is out of range.
Highjack seems to have recovered his senses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Highjack throws a sloppy head kick and Kakoullis moves out of range easily.
Kakoullis is looking to counter punch.
Highjack throws a big shot that misses.
Kakoullis feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Kakoullis is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Highjack can do to turn this around?
Kakoullis throws a sloppy body shot
and Highjack counters with a nice low kick that buckles Kakoullis's knee momentarily.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Highjack looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Highjack.
Kakoullis is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Donk. Highjack catches Kakoullis right on the button with a cross.

Kakoullis lands a big head kick that sends Highjack tumbling to the mat! Kakoullis takes a step backwards and waves Highjack back to his feet - he wants the finish!
Kakoullis looks to land a right hand but Highjack moved out of range.
Kakoullis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Highjack looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
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!
Kakoullis lets loose with a powerful body kick. Highjack will feel that in the morning.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Highjack might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Kakoullis has got the better of the exchanges.
Kakoullis misses with a hook. Highjack ducked under it nicely.
Nice shot by Highjack.
Kakoullis misses with a hook. Highjack ducked under it nicely.
Highjack tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Highjack moves out of range as Kakoullis throws a body kick.
Kakoullis misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Highjack counters with a straight right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Highjack's calf.
Highjack checks a leg kick nicely.
Highjack just misses with a punch to the body.
Highjack misses with a low kick.
Highjack pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Highjack tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Highjack.
Good leg kick by Kakoullis there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses.
Highjack flicks out a counter leg kick but Kakoullis steps away.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Highjack takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that Highjack semi-blocks.
Highjack lands a head shot.
Kakoullis throws an overhand right that lands on Highjack's shoulder, as Highjack tries to avoid the shot.
Kakoullis scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Highjack does a little dance to reset his feet.
Highjack misses with the combination.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Highjack throws a right and a left that Kakoullis avoids nicely.
Kakoullis was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Highjack connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Highjack on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Kakoullis connects with a good right hand that stumbles Highjack. Highjack circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Kakoullis scores with the left hand. Highjack knows he should have avoided that one.
Highjack moves out of range as Kakoullis throws a body kick.
Highjack throws a big shot that misses.
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Highjack saw that one coming.
Highjack steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Good shot there by Highjack.
Highjack scores with a leg kick.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Kakoullis misses with a looping left.
Kakoullis is looking to slow Highjack down with leg kicks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Highjack moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Kakoullis slips under a jab.
Highjack defending well as Kakoullis loads up on a big left hand.
Kakoullis lands a slapping body shot.
Kakoullis misses the shot to the body.
Highjack only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Highjack will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Kakoullis half committed to a counter leg kick.
Highjack avoids a kick to the body.
Highjack flicks out a counter leg kick but Kakoullis steps away.

Kakoullis drops Highjack with a beautiful combination! Highjack stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Kakoullis is looking for the KO!
Kakoullis lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kakoullis throws a solid leg kick but Highjack takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kakoullis.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Highjack! But no joy.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis is looking to land body kicks.
Highjack buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Highjack throws a chopping leg kick but Kakoullis manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Highjack throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Highjack throws a front kick that sends Kakoullis stumbling back into the cage.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Highjack.
Highjack moves out of range of the leg kick from Kakoullis.
Highjack fails to land with a series of punches.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Highjack only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Kakoullis 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 Highjack has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Highjack and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Highjack swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Highjack jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Highjack takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
A clash of legs there as Kakoullis blocks the low kick.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Highjack with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Kakoullis misses with a jab, cross combination.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
You can see that Highjack has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
Highjack moves out of range of the body kick.
Highjack lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Donk. Highjack catches Kakoullis right on the button with a cross.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Highjack.
Highjack stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Kakoullis swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Highjack throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Highjack with a nice cross.
Kakoullis misses with a hook
and Highjack counters with a good low kick that Kakoullis was not able to check.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
Highjack tests Kakoullis's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kakoullis looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Kakoullis takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
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!
Highjack steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kakoullis.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a body kick, spinning off balance
letting Highjack counter with a right hand.
Highjack jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Highjack misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis tried to counter with a leg kick but Highjack avoided it.
A swing and a miss from Highjack.
Highjack scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Kakoullis takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Highjack thows a left - swing and a miss!
Good standup being displayed there by Highjack as he connects with a hook.
Kakoullis fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Highjack looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
A jab from Highjack does it's job there.
Highjack misses the shot to the body.
Kakoullis misses the body punch
and Highjack counters with a nice low kick that buckles Kakoullis's knee momentarily.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis takes a body punch but keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Highjack misses with a hook. Kakoullis ducked under it nicely.
Kakoullis keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Highjack.
Highjack looks to throw the jab but Kakoullis is out of range.
Kakoullis tries to land a body kick
and Highjack connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kakoullis walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Highjack misses with a right hand
and Kakoullis counters with a good low kick that Highjack was not able to check.
Kakoullis scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Highjack throws a quick inside leg kick.
Highjack misses with a low kick.
Highjack blocks the body kick.
Kakoullis thuds a left hand into Highjack's body.
Highjack scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
Highjack looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Highjack misses with a jab to the body
and Kakoullis counters with a series of strikes. Highjack will be more careful next time no doubt.
Kakoullis scores with a hook.
The fighters circling - Kakoullis throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Highjack lands a nice looking kick to the body. Kakoullis takes a step back to recover.
Highjack looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.
Highjack swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Highjack throws a body kick that misses.
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Highjack saw that one coming.
As Kakoullis backs off Highjack throws a huge counter combo but Kakoullis manages to avoid it all.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
A looping hook to the body misses from Highjack. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Highjack.
An inside leg kick from Kakoullis misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Highjack throws a leg kick but Kakoullis moved away.
Crunch! Kakoullis slams his shin into Highjack's torso.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A decent looking cross lands there for Highjack.
Kakoullis misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Kakoullis's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Highjack connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Kakoullis scrambles back to his feet.
Kakoullis lands with a shot to the body.
Highjack throws a looping overhand right but Kakoullis ducks down to avoid it.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
Kakoullis swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Highjack counters with a stiff right hand.
Highjack misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Kakoullis takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Kakoullis swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Highjack connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Remi Highjack dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Highjack throws a leg kick but Kakoullis sees it coming and moves out of range.
Highjack takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Highjack misses the shot to the body.
Highjack takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kakoullis lands a glancing blow to the side of Highjack's head.
Highjack looks to land a left hand but Kakoullis moved out of range nicely.
An inside leg kick from Kakoullis misses.
The fighters circling - Highjack throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Highjack throws a series of punches but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis throws a wild body kick that Highjack sees coming a mile off.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jab from Kakoullis.
Highjack scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Highjack saw that one coming.
Highjack connects with a leg kick. Kakoullis looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kakoullis lands an overhand right.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Highjack lands a right hook to the body.
Kakoullis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kakoullis moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Highjack slips a jab from Kakoullis.
Highjack swings for the body but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses
and Highjack cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Highjack thows a leg kick but Kakoullis checks it
and Kakoullis counters with a straight right hand.
Highjack swings for the body but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Highjack counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Kakoullis throws out a loose jab but Highjack uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the strikes.
A little feinted left hand from Kakoullis on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Highjack tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Highjack.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Sotiris Kakoullis is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Highjack. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Highjack attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Kakoullis drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis is looking to score with low kicks.
That kick from Kakoullis tenderised Highjack's leg. Highjack is trying to keep his angry face on.
Kakoullis pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Kakoullis defending well as Highjack loads up on a big left hand.
Kakoullis connects with a crisp jab.
Highjack throws a big shot that misses.
Kakoullis is looking to counter punch.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Highjack.
Highjack takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Highjack pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the body kick from Highjack.
A telegraphed right hand from Highjack misses the target.
Kakoullis waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Highjack.
Highjack sizes up Kakoullis with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Kakoullis throws a jab when Highjack was well out of range.
Highjack tries to land a front kick but Kakoullis steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Highjack misses with a looping left.
An attempted straight right counter from Kakoullis misses the target.
Remi Highjack has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Kakoullis slips under a jab.
Kakoullis fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Highjack has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Kakoullis fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Highjack.
Kakoullis takes one to the chin there.
Highjack dips to his left and cracks Kakoullis with an uppercut!
Highjack takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Kakoullis pushes Highjack away with a front kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Highjack blocks the body kick.
Highjack throws a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head but Kakoullis sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kakoullis stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis lands a jab.
Kakoullis lands with a hook. Highjack tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Highjack on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Highjack throws a hook but Kakoullis blocks it.
Kakoullis throws a quick counter kick to the body but Highjack avoids it.
Highjack blocks a low kick nicely.
Highjack misses with a looping right.
A little feinted left hand from Kakoullis on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis lands with a kick to the temple. Highjack shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Kakoullis. Highjack shrugs it off though.
Highjack throws a lazy uppercut
and Kakoullis counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sotiris Kakoullis showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Kakoullis 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 49:46
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 49:46
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sotiris Kakoullis!

Sotiris Kakoullis thanked the fans post fight for their support.
Remi Highjack spoke after the fight, saying 'I'm too old for this shit.'.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
85%

 

Event: GAMMA#612 Kha v Kakoullis     
Date:   Feb 11, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Kai Kha and Sotiris Kakoullis. 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
26
206 lbs
21 - 6 - 0
184 cm
34
206 lbs
38 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Kai Kha!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kha throws a body punch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kakoullis.
Kha throws a body shot but no joy.
Good shot there by Kha.
Kha stuns Kakoullis with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
A nice combination there by Kakoullis.
Kha misses the shot to the body.
A left lands for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis connects with an inside leg kick.
Kha throws a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head but Kakoullis sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kakoullis wants to clinch but Kha slips to the side
and Kha counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kha. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kha misses with a wild body shot.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Kha checks it well.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kha manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good shot there by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis tries to score with a low kick but Kha moves his leg out of the way.
Kha jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kakoullis dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kakoullis shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Nice shot by Kha.
Kha is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis flicks out a counter leg kick but Kha steps away.
Kakoullis has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
A good leg kick by Kakoullis.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kha. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kha moves away from the strike by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis tests Kha's chin there with a solid looking shot.

It looks like Kai Kha has been cut.
Kakoullis gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Kha counters with an outside leg kick.
Kakoullis connects with the punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kha checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Kakoullis tries to clinch up but Kha circles away and keeps his distance.
Kha is looking to counter with a body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis scores with a jab to the head.
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kha.
Kakoullis's corner calls for a 1-2. Kakoullis obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Kha connects with a body shot that sends Kakoullis's belly button to the back.

Kakoullis has closed the distance and engaged Kha in a clinch.
Kha misses with a punch on the inside.
Kha lands with a short head shot on the inside.

Kha pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Kakoullis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kha was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Kha is looking to wear down Kakoullis with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
An inside leg kick lands from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kha.
Kakoullis jabs at Kha's body.
Kakoullis scores with a sloppy right hand. Kha should have avoided that one.
Kha is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
A jab from Kha does it's job there.
Kakoullis takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis is looking to clinch.
Kha connects with an inside leg kick.
Good exchange - Kakoullis coming out on top.
Kha throws a looping overhand right but Kakoullis ducks down to avoid it.
Kha fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Kakoullis has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Kakoullis throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kakoullis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kha was well out of range. Poor timing from Kakoullis.
Kha chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kakoullis can pounce on him.
Kha throws a body punch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Kakoullis lands a nice looking kick to the body. Kha takes a step back to recover.
Kakoullis dips to his left and cracks Kha with an uppercut!
Kakoullis throws a shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis throws a wild body kick that Kha sees coming a mile off.
Kakoullis misses with a looping left.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Kha tried to counter with a leg kick but Kakoullis avoided it.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Kha throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kha takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kha.
Kakoullis was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Kha takes one on the button.
Kha changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kha.
Kakoullis lands a front kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis moves in looking to clinch but Kha pushes him off.
Kha will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Kha misses with an attempted mid kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


A jab from Kha misses.
Kakoullis cracks a nice hook into Kha's ribs.

Kakoullis has closed the distance and engaged Kha in a clinch.

Kakoullis manages to break the clinch.
Kha stuns Kakoullis with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Kakoullis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kha misses with a hook.
Kha on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Kha lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kakoullis's sensitive parts.
Kakoullis scores with a kick to the midsection.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kha throws a nice outside leg kick.
Kha throws the kick towards the body but Kakoullis avoids it.
Kha has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kakoullis.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A slapping body kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kha misses the shot to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Kakoullis fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Kha on the side of the head.
Kakoullis throws a head kick but Kha moves out of range.
Kha takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Kakoullis throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kha stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Kakoullis pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Kakoullis throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kha's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kakoullis connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Kha scrambles back to his feet.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Kha.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kakoullis, right into the meat.
Kha is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Kakoullis tries to land a front kick but Kha steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kakoullis lands a nice looking body shot.
Kha waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kakoullis.
Kakoullis connects with an inside leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis throws a nice outside leg kick.
Kha uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Kakoullis has time to react.
Kakoullis tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Kha is able to avoid easily.
Kakoullis moves forwards but Kha connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Kakoullis has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Kha is looking to land body kicks.
A jab from Kha misses.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Kakoullis moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Kakoullis takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Kakoullis throws a front kick that sends Kha stumbling back into the cage.
Kha throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Nice uppercut there from Kakoullis.
Kha moves out of range of the body kick from Kakoullis.
It looked like Kha wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis connects with a nice looking jab.
Kakoullis fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kha.
Kakoullis throws a nice inside leg kick.
A low kick from Kha is predictable there
letting Kakoullis counter with a right hand.
Kha throws a low kick but Kakoullis avoids it.
Kha uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kakoullis.
Kha was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Kha moves out of range as Kakoullis throws a body kick.
Kha misses with a leg kick.

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

Kha is rocked!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kakoullis feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Kha's calf.
Oh Kha is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Kha tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kha avoids a kick to the body.
Kakoullis lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Kakoullis drops Kha with a huge uppercut! Kha drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes. Kakoullis is raining down punches and the ref stops the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Sotiris Kakoullis!
An out of breath Sotiris Kakoullis 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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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
66%

 

Event: EVO 01182017     
Date:   Jan 18, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Billy Beast. Billy Beast has the eye of the tiger tonight.

184 cm
34
206 lbs
38 - 8 - 0
188 cm
32
200 lbs
36 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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 38 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Billy Beast!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Phil Schofield and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kakoullis throws a right hand that Beast ducks under and follows up with a left that Beast also avoids with ease.
Some bone on bone action there as Kakoullis checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
A clash of legs there as Beast blocks the low kick.
Beast misses with a double jab.
Beast has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Kakoullis is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Beast misses with a leg kick.
Kakoullis connects with a solid leg kick.
Beast misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the leg kick from Beast.
Kakoullis lands with a slapping head kick.
Beast moves out of range of the body kick from Kakoullis.
Beast tries a low kick but Kakoullis avoids it.
Kakoullis clobbers Beast with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Beast was well out of range. Poor timing from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Beast doesn't seem bothered though.
Kakoullis staying out of range there.
Beast throws the left hand but Kakoullis avoids the punch easily.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick as Beast jumps back.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Beast.
Kakoullis throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Beast counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Beast connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Kakoullis's hands.
Kakoullis walks forward, straight into a front kick from Beast.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the side of Beast's head but Beast sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Beast throws a low kick, looking for Kakoullis's leg but Kakoullis calmly moves out of range.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Beast takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Kakoullis takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Beast manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis misses with a jab, cross combination.
It seemed like Beast was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis wants to land a leg kick but Beast is out of range.
Beast uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kakoullis.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a head kick but Beast moves out of range.
Beast throws a body punch but Kakoullis moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A solid body kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a half hearted mid kick.
Kakoullis swings widly with a right hand
and Beast counters with a stiff right hand.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Beast moved away.
Beast ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Kakoullis seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick that knocks Beast off balance momentarily.
Beast drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Beast feints a counter leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Beast.
A jab from Beast does it's job there.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Beast.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the strikes.
Kakoullis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kakoullis looks to score with a jab to the body but Beast is just out of range.
Beast looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Beast checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis scores with a spinning back kick!
Kakoullis scores with a head kick.
Kakoullis misses with an uppercut.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Beast manages to avoid it.
Beast throws a big shot that misses.
Beast cracks Kakoullis with a good jab.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick
and Beast counters with a nice uppercut.
Beast jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Beast fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Beast does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kakoullis takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kakoullis, right into the meat.
Kakoullis will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Beast scores with a jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kakoullis wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis misses with a hook to the body
and Beast counters with a straight right hand.
A looping hook to the body misses from Beast. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Kakoullis tried to counter with a leg kick but Beast avoided it.
Beast lands a jab to the nose.
Kakoullis is looking to land body kicks.
Beast swings for the body but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Beast takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
A slow jab from Beast misses its intended target.
A slapping body kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Beast tries to land a leg kick but Kakoullis saw it coming and moves away.
Some bone on bone action there as Beast checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Beast looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Beast counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kakoullis lands a nice shot to the body.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Beast moved away.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Beast manages to avoid it.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Beast lands an overhand right.
The fighters circling - Beast throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Beast walks forward, straight into a front kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis is looking to score with low kicks.
Kakoullis misses the jab.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Beast.
Kakoullis connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Beast comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Kakoullis takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Kakoullis fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Beast throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Kakoullis tries a head kick but it misses.
Kakoullis misses with a looping right.
Beast swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Kakoullis looks to land a body kick but Beast moved away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Beast looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.
Kakoullis tries to land a front kick but Beast steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body
and Beast counters with a nice low kick that buckles Kakoullis's knee momentarily.
Beast lands with an uppercut that bounces Kakoullis off the cage and back into range.
Beast fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

Sotiris Kakoullis's cut is getting worse.
Beast throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Beast takes one to the chin there.
Beast takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Beast takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Beast misses with a hook. Kakoullis ducked under it nicely.
Kakoullis tries a low kick but Beast avoids it.
Sotiris Kakoullis is winning the standup battle so far.
A good leg kick by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Beast counters with a stiff right hand.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body
and Beast counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Kakoullis thinking.
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!
Kakoullis tries to score with a low kick but Beast moves his leg out of the way.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws out a loose jab but Beast uses good head movement to avoid it.
Beast finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Kakoullis throws out a leg kick but Beast moves out of range and Kakoullis only half commits.
Beast swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Beast checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a body punch but Beast moves out of range.
Kakoullis walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Beast checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A little jabbing left from Beast on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kakoullis misses with a shot to the body
and Beast counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Beast throws a hook but Kakoullis avoids it easily.
Beast ducks under a wild hook from Kakoullis.
Beast takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick
and Beast counters with a thumping low kick.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Beast sees it coming and moves out of range.
Kakoullis is looking to slow Beast down with leg kicks.
Beast's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Beast on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Beast just misses with a punch to the body.
Kakoullis is looking to counter with a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Beast saw that one coming.
Beast throws out a leg kick but Kakoullis moves out of range and Beast only half commits.
Beast scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Beast misses with a body shot.
Kakoullis is looking to chop away at Beast's legs.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Beast strikes.
Beast tests Kakoullis's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kakoullis tries to work over Beast's front leg with a kick but Beast checks it.
Kakoullis misses with the body kick
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Beast connects with an inside leg kick.
Beast throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kakoullis stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Beast wants to land a leg kick but Kakoullis is out of range.
Beast uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Beast.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kakoullis lands a leg kick that knocks Beast off balance momentarily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Beast. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kakoullis takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Kakoullis lunges at Beast with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Beast's hand.
Beast misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis thows a leg kick but Beast checks it
and Beast counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kakoullis scores with a body shot.
Kakoullis misses with a wild combination.
Beast slips under a jab from Kakoullis.
Beast ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A little jabbing left from Beast on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Some bone on bone action there as Beast checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Kakoullis wants to land a leg kick but Beast is out of range.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kakoullis pivots, looking for a leg kick but Beast is out of range and Kakoullis settles back down.
Kakoullis throws a low kick, looking for Beast's leg but Beast calmly moves out of range.
Beast misses with a straight left.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Beast sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Beast lets loose with a powerful body kick. Kakoullis will feel that in the morning.
Beast walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Kakoullis looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Beast looks to land a body kick but Kakoullis moved away.
An attempted straight right counter from Kakoullis misses the target.
Beast has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kakoullis finds it's way round the side to connect with Beast's head.
Kakoullis is looking to slow Beast down with leg kicks.
Kakoullis comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis throws a push kick but Beast slaps the foot to one side.
Beast throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Beast avoids the body shot from Kakoullis.
Beast checks the leg kick nicely there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Beast throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
The crowd cheers as Beast lands an impressive looking overhand right. Kakoullis doesn't seem phased though.
Nice shot by Beast.
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses.
Kakoullis misses with a head kick.
Beast bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Beast checks it well.
Beast dips to his left and cracks Kakoullis with an uppercut!
Kakoullis misses with a hook. Beast ducked under it nicely.
Beast thuds a left hand into Kakoullis's body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Beast blocks the body kick.
Beast replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Kakoullis blocks it well.
A cross from Beast lands.

Sotiris Kakoullis's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Beast misses with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a chopping leg kick but Beast manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Beast swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Beast throws a good cross that connects.
Beast throws a jab when Kakoullis was well out of range.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Beast.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Beast.
Beast throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Despite the aggression on Beast's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Kakoullis misses with a leg kick
enabling Beast to counter with a crisp jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Beast. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Beast smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Beast fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Beast throws a body shot but no joy.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Beast moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Beast throws a head kick that misses.
Kakoullis scores with a decent looking hook.
Beast drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Kakoullis fails to land with a series of punches.
Beast flicks out a counter leg kick but Kakoullis steps away.
Kakoullis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kakoullis throws a body shot but no joy.
Beast misses with a straight right.
Beast keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Beast scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Beast takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Beast throws the kick towards the body but Kakoullis avoids it.
Kakoullis misses with a body punch
letting Beast counter with a right hand.

Jeez, Sotiris Kakoullis's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.
Beast lands with a kick to the temple. Kakoullis 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.
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Beast saw that one coming.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick that is checked
and Beast counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:14 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Billy Beast!
Post fight, Billy Beast stared into the camera and said 'I'm bad, I know it. I'm bad, I show it.'.
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Event: CEC 492: Olympics FINALS!     
Date:   Jan 04, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Tiago Renato. The crowd seem to be enjoying Renato's choice of entrance music: I Want My Tears Back. This should be a great matchup!

184 cm
34
206 lbs
37 - 8 - 0
184 cm
38
208 lbs
40 - 16 - 3
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Hellbent
Reaper Combatwear

Perkele!



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 37 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 16 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tiago Renato!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Timothy Bukovac and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Kakoullis, as that shot connected.
Kakoullis feints and then cracks Renato's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Renato down.
Kakoullis is looking to score with low kicks.
Kakoullis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Renato looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.
Kakoullis blocks a low kick nicely.
Kakoullis has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Kakoullis lands a jab to the head.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Renato cracks Kakoullis with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Renato scores with a hook to the body. Kakoullis takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Renato throws a body shot but no joy.
Kakoullis lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Renato throws a big shot that misses.
Kakoullis uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Renato.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Renato uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Renato thuds his shin into the meat of Kakoullis's side.
Kakoullis avoids the head kick by Renato.
Renato avoids the head kick by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands the left hand.
Renato moves out of range of the body kick from Kakoullis.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis thumps Renato with a low kick.
Renato misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis connects with a nice looking jab.
Renato has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kakoullis finds it's way round the side to connect with Renato's head.
A slapping leg kick lands for Renato.
Renato throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Renato bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kakoullis lands a nice shot to the body.
Renato delivers a nice body kick.
Kakoullis throws a head kick but Renato moves out of range.
Renato looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kakoullis lands a front kick.
Renato needs to keep his hands up - Kakoullis had a free shot at his head there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Renato goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kakoullis misses with an uppercut.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Renato moves out of range.
Renato throws out a counter right but Kakoullis avoids it with no problem.
Renato slips a jab from Kakoullis.
Renato looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kakoullis lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis looks to land a right hand but Renato moved out of range.
Renato connects with a looping right hand.
Renato thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Kakoullis if he has to take too many more of those.
Renato looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the strikes.
Renato looks to land a body kick but Kakoullis moved away.
Renato missing with a left hand there. Kakoullis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Renato will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Kakoullis throws a head kick but Renato moves out of range.
Renato scores with a kick to the midsection.
Kakoullis throws out a powerful jab.
Renato looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kakoullis takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Renato.
Kakoullis throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A countering left hand to the body from Renato misses.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
That kick from Kakoullis tenderised Renato's leg. Renato is trying to keep his angry face on.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kakoullis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Renato looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kakoullis tests Renato's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kakoullis has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Renato.
Kakoullis attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Renato moves out of range.
Renato jabs Kakoullis right on the nose. Kakoullis blinks but takes it well.
Kakoullis checks a low kick from Renato.
Renato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis throws a front kick that sends Renato stumbling back into the cage.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick
and Renato counters with a good low kick that Kakoullis was not able to check.
A slapping leg kick lands for Renato.
Renato displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kakoullis throws out the jab.
Kakoullis loads up on a big right hand but Renato slips the punch.
Renato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Renato tries to work over Kakoullis's front leg with a kick but Kakoullis checks it.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Good work by Renato as he checks the leg kick.
Renato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Good standup being displayed there by Kakoullis as he connects with a hook.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kakoullis.
Renato walks into a straight right hand from Kakoullis.
Renato avoids the body shot from Kakoullis.
Renato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kakoullis misses with a hook. Renato ducked under it nicely.
Renato thumps Kakoullis with a low kick.
Kakoullis buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Renato has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Renato tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot
and Renato makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Renato on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis'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.


Renato moves out of range as Kakoullis throws a body kick.
Renato throws a fast counter high kick but Kakoullis manages to duck under it in time.
Renato's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kakoullis connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Renato scrambles back to his feet.
Kakoullis checks a low kick from Renato.
Kakoullis swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Renato fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Kakoullis on the side of the head.
Renato dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Renato just misses with a punch to the body.
Kakoullis connects with a solid leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a looping overhand right but Renato ducks down to avoid it.
Renato swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Renato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Renato dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kakoullis. That did some damage!
Kakoullis scores with a nice body kick.
Renato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
It looked like Kakoullis wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Kakoullis defending well as Renato loads up on a big left hand.
Renato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Renato.
Kakoullis was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Renato checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis cracks Renato with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis checks a leg kick nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good shot there by Renato.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the strikes.
A quick step to the side and Kakoullis tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Renato is looking to slow Kakoullis down with leg kicks.
Sotiris Kakoullis is winning the standup battle so far.
Kakoullis with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Decent striking displayed by Kakoullis there.
Renato throws a low kick but Kakoullis avoids it.
Renato connects with the punch.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Renato.
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Renato.
Kakoullis misses with a hook.
Renato lands a jab to the head.
Renato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Renato staying out of range there.
Kakoullis just misses with a punch to the body.
Renato throws out a counter right but Kakoullis avoids it with no problem.
Renato fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kakoullis.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Renato throws a quick inside leg kick.
Renato checks a low kick from Kakoullis.
Renato tries a quick counter leg kick but Kakoullis is wise to it.
Kakoullis checks the leg kick.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Renato.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Renato crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Kakoullis - the referee stops the clock and Renato gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Kakoullis. Renato manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Renato avoids it easily.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Kakoullis scores with a kick to the midsection.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Renato strikes.
Kakoullis fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Renato.
Renato throws a leg kick but Kakoullis sees it coming and moves out of range.
Kakoullis thuds a left hand into Renato's body.
Kakoullis throws a shot from downtown. Renato moves away and avoids it.
Kakoullis cracks Renato with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Renato's corner calls for a 1-2. Renato 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.
Kakoullis wants to slow Renato down by chopping away at his legs.
Kakoullis lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Renato.
Renato takes one on the button.
Kakoullis takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Renato takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Renato sees it coming and moves out of range.
Kakoullis dips to his left and cracks Renato with an uppercut!
Renato moves out of range of the body kick.
A bone on bone clash there as Kakoullis blocks the leg kick.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Renato moves out of range.
Renato slips a jab from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a right and a left that Renato avoids nicely.
Renato fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Kakoullis has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Kakoullis!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Renato is looking to land body kicks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A leg kick checked by Renato.
Renato misses the jab.
Renato connects with a leg kick. Kakoullis looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Renato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.
Kakoullis throwing a counter right hand but Renato manages to avoid it.
Renato looks to throw the jab but Kakoullis is out of range.
Kakoullis checks a leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kakoullis. That's going to slow Renato down.
A shot to the liver by Renato. Beautiful body shot.
Kakoullis lunges at Renato with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Renato's hand.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis takes a swing at Renato's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis backing away here, and Renato unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
A bone on bone clash there as Renato blocks the leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Renato.
Kakoullis with a jab.
Renato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Renato.
Kakoullis throws a half hearted mid kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


A nice leg kick lands there from Renato.
Kakoullis lands with a shot to the body.
Nice defenses there by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis scores with a jab to the jaw.
Kakoullis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Renato was well out of range. Poor timing from Kakoullis.
Renato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Renato throws out a leg kick but Kakoullis moves out of range and Renato only half commits.
Kakoullis appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Kakoullis smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Renato connects with a crisp jab.
Kakoullis is looking to score with low kicks.
Kakoullis will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Kakoullis slips under a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Renato catches Kakoullis with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Kakoullis misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Renato shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Renato crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Kakoullis - the referee stops the clock and Renato gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Kakoullis. Renato manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kakoullis checks the leg kick nicely there.
Renato's jab looks to have found its range, popping Kakoullis under the eye.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Renato cracks a nice hook into Kakoullis's ribs.
Kakoullis throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Renato takes one to the chin there.
Renato feints and then cracks Kakoullis's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kakoullis down.
Kakoullis keeps Renato at a distance using the push kick.
Kakoullis delivers a nice body kick.
Renato takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Decent striking displayed by Kakoullis there.
Renato takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Renato's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Kakoullis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Renato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Renato takes one to the side of the head.
Kakoullis throws a front kick that sends Renato stumbling back into the cage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jab by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis scores with a jab to the head.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Renato.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis digs a good hook to Renato's body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kakoullis.
The fighters circling - Renato throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Renato scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Renato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis is looking to counter punch.
A jab from Kakoullis misses.
Renato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
A swing and a miss from Renato.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the body kick.
Kakoullis lands a front kick.
Kakoullis dips to his left and cracks Renato with an uppercut!
Renato throws a jab when Kakoullis was well out of range.
Renato uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kakoullis.
Renato on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kakoullis. Kakoullis obviously looking to wear him down.
Renato looks to land a right hand but Kakoullis moved out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis scores with a nice body kick.
Kakoullis moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Renato throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kakoullis jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Renato takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Kakoullis will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Kakoullis feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Renato's calf.
Renato misses with a looping right.
Kakoullis tries to land a front kick but Renato steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Renato avoids it easily.
Kakoullis throws a wild body kick that Renato sees coming a mile off.
Kakoullis stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Kakoullis attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Nice defenses there by Renato.
The fighters circling - Renato throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Renato misses.
Kakoullis connects with a solid leg kick.
Kakoullis just misses with a punch to the body.
Renato throws a body kick that misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Renato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kakoullis jabs at Renato's body.
Renato just misses with a punch to the body.
Renato throws a leg kick but Kakoullis sees it coming and moves out of range.
Kakoullis was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Renato connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Kakoullis scores with a decent looking hook.
Renato tries to land a front kick but Kakoullis steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kakoullis wants to slow Renato down by chopping away at his legs.
Renato lands with a cross.
Kakoullis fails to land with a series of punches.
Renato has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis misses with a straight left.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
That's time! Kakoullis's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


A swing and a miss from Renato.
Kakoullis jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Renato looks for the body kick but Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Kakoullis throws a jab when Renato was well out of range.
Renato let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Kakoullis looks to throw a body kick
and Renato counters with a good low kick that Kakoullis was not able to check.
Kakoullis lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Renato at a distance.
Kakoullis takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Renato throws a nice inside leg kick.
Renato throws a hook but Kakoullis avoids it easily.
Kakoullis scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kakoullis delivers a nice body kick.
Kakoullis connects with an inside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses
and Renato counters with a low kick, right behind Kakoullis 's knee.
Renato lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Kakoullis misses with a double jab
and Renato makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Renato throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Decent striking displayed by Kakoullis there.
Kakoullis scores with a push kick.
Kakoullis misses with a leg kick.
Renato looks like he wants to counter punch here.
An inside leg kick lands from Kakoullis.
Renato uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Renato throws a leg kick that misses.
Kakoullis throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Renato ducks under a wild hook from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis tries to land a body kick
and Renato counters with a leg kick.
Kakoullis walks into a jab.
Renato throws a sloppy head kick and Kakoullis moves out of range easily.
Kakoullis is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Renato.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Renato explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Renato slips a jab from Kakoullis.
Nice uppercut there from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis dips to his left and cracks Renato with an uppercut!
Kakoullis walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Some bone on bone action there as Kakoullis checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Renato throws the left hand but Kakoullis avoids the punch easily.
Renato misses with a wild body shot.
Kakoullis looks to throw the jab but Renato is out of range.
It seemed like Renato was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. Renato looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Renato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Renato misses with a low kick.
Renato takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Renato looks to throw the jab but Kakoullis is out of range.
Renato stuns Kakoullis with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis tests Renato's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kakoullis pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Renato.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis thumps Renato with a low kick.
A lazy body kick from Kakoullis
and Renato counters with a straight right hand.
Kakoullis has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kakoullis there as he acknowledges the shot.
Kakoullis scores with a nice strike.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Renato throws a hook but Kakoullis blocks it.
A counter left hand to the body from Kakoullis misses its target.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick which misses Renato's front leg but catches the back leg as Renato tries to avoid it.
Kakoullis misses with a straight left.
Kakoullis sizes up Renato with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the side of Renato's head but Renato sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kakoullis takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Renato looks for the body kick but Kakoullis saw that one coming.
A looping hook to the body misses from Renato. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
And Kakoullis counters with a quick kick to the body but Renato blocks it.
Renato is looking to score with low kicks.
Renato on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kakoullis. Kakoullis obviously looking to wear him down.
Kakoullis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kakoullis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
It looked like Kakoullis was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Renato.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Renato sees it coming and moves out of range.
A shot to the body from Kakoullis misses
and Renato counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Renato throws a body kick.
Renato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Renato.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kakoullis gets cracked there but stands up to it.
A big left from Kakoullis misses.
Renato looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis missing with a left hand there. Renato was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Tiago Renato will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


A big right from Renato misses.
Kakoullis jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Kakoullis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kakoullis checks the leg kick.
Renato throws an overhand right that lands on Kakoullis's shoulder, as Kakoullis tries to avoid the shot.
Renato takes one to the side of the head.
Kakoullis avoids a kick to the body.
Kakoullis swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A punch lands to the side of Kakoullis 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
Kakoullis changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
A cross from Kakoullis lands.
Kakoullis paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Renato ducks right into an uppercut from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis checks a leg kick.
Renato tries a head kick but it misses.
A slow jab from Renato misses its intended target.
Kakoullis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Renato was well out of range. Poor timing from Kakoullis.
Renato looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis scores with a kick to the midsection.
Kakoullis dips to his left and cracks Renato with an uppercut!
Renato just misses with a punch to the body.
Renato throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kakoullis on the side of the head.
Renato digs a good body shot into Kakoullis's ribs.
Kakoullis turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Renato dips to his left and cracks Kakoullis with an uppercut!
Renato tries to move into range but Kakoullis moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
You can see that Renato has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
A looping hook to the body misses from Renato. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Renato staying out of range there.
Renato takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Kakoullis doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Renato moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Renato looks to land a body kick but Kakoullis moved away.
Kakoullis gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Kakoullis takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Tiago Renato has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sotiris Kakoullis is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot by Renato.
Kakoullis defending well as Renato loads up on a big left hand.
Renato feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Kakoullis's calf.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Nice body kick there by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis cracks the inside of Renato's front leg.
Kakoullis avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Renato moved away.
Kakoullis is looking to chop away at Renato's legs.
Kakoullis takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Nice body punch from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis thows a body kick. Renato tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Renato takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
A swing and a miss from Renato.
A leg kick checked by Kakoullis.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Renato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Renato.
Kakoullis swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Renato stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Renato's hands.
Renato connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kakoullis lands a front kick.
Renato throws a leg kick that is checked
and Kakoullis counters with a solid body kick.
Kakoullis attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis jabs Renato to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Kakoullis, as that shot connected.
Renato moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Renato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Good leg kick by Kakoullis there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Kakoullis feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Renatos jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kakoullis dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kakoullis throws a body punch but Renato moves out of range.
Renato looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Renato throws an overhand right that lands on Kakoullis's shoulder, as Kakoullis tries to avoid the shot.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Renato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Renato's head backwards.
Kakoullis misses with a wild body shot.
Kakoullis chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Renato can pounce on him.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Renato might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Kakoullis has got the better of the exchanges.
Renato gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Kakoullis slips a straight right by Renato.
A counter left hand to the body from Kakoullis misses its target.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jab by Kakoullis.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis connects with an inside leg kick.
Renato scores with a nice head shot.
Good leg kick by Kakoullis there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Kakoullis scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sotiris Kakoullis showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Kakoullis 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 50:45
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 50:45
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 49:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sotiris Kakoullis!

A victorious Sotiris Kakoullis thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: CEC 488     
Date:   Dec 14, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Archie Moore. On his way into the cage it seems that Sotiris Kakoullis has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

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33
206 lbs
36 - 8 - 0
188 cm
26
205 lbs
19 - 1 - 0
Great wrestler
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Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
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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 36 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Archie Moore!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Moore. Kakoullis shrugs it off though.
Jab by Kakoullis.
Good work by Kakoullis as he checks the leg kick.
Kakoullis rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Moore cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Moore sees it coming and moves out of range.
Kakoullis displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Moore throws out the jab.
Moore throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kakoullis stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Kakoullis scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kakoullis lands with a right hand.
Kakoullis keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Moore.
Kakoullis takes a swing at Moore's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis defending well as Moore loads up on a big left hand.
Kakoullis lands a head 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!
A swing and a miss from Kakoullis.
A countering left hand to the body from Moore misses.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Moore.
Kakoullis scoring well with a low kick there.
Kakoullis defending well as Moore loads up on a big left hand.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Moore manages to avoid it.
Moore replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Kakoullis blocks it well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Kakoullis 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 Moore has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Moore and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Moore swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Moore misses with a hook. Kakoullis ducked under it nicely.
Kakoullis is looking to chop away at Moore's legs.
Moore has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Moore misses with a looping left.
We've been informed that Moore 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.
Kakoullis fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Moore is out of range.
Kakoullis delivers a nice body kick.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Moore on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Moore scores with a nice right hand.
Kakoullis takes one to the chin there.
Moore takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Moore keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Moore misses with a looping right.
An attempted straight right counter from Kakoullis misses the target.
Kakoullis throws a wild body kick that Moore sees coming a mile off.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Moore saw that one coming.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Moore blocks the body kick.
Moore looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Moore moves out of range as Kakoullis throws a body kick.
Good standup being displayed there by Kakoullis as he connects with a hook.
Moore avoids a kick to the body.
Moore wants to counter with a clinch but Kakoullis pushes him away.
Nice shot by Moore.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Moore.
Moore connects with a looping right hand.
Moore lands a nice shot to the body.
Moore throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Moore misses the shot to the body.
Kakoullis thinks about countering with a head kick.
Kakoullis swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses
and Moore counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Moore misses with an attempted mid kick.
Nice body punch from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Moore's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kakoullis connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Moore scrambles back to his feet.
Kakoullis throws out a loose jab but Moore uses good head movement to avoid it.
Moore throws a low kick but Kakoullis moves out of range easily.
A chopping leg kick lands by Moore.
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Moore.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Moore 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.
Kakoullis is looking to chop away at Moore's legs.
Moore thinks about the counter body kick.
Nice defenses there by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Moore walks into a straight right hand from Kakoullis.
A big right from Moore misses.
Kakoullis scores with a spinning back kick!
Kakoullis turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a looping overhand right but Moore ducks down to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis misses the shot to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kakoullis throws an overhand right that lands on Moore's shoulder, as Moore tries to avoid the shot.
Kakoullis is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Kakoullis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Moore takes one to the side of the head.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kakoullis, right into the meat.
A swing and a miss from Kakoullis.
Moore wants to slow Kakoullis down by chopping away at his legs.
Kakoullis lands a body shot.
Moore moves out of range of the leg kick from Kakoullis.
Moore blocks the body kick.
Kakoullis cracks Moore with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis throws a low kick, looking for Moore's leg but Moore calmly moves out of range.
Moore moves out of range of the leg kick from Kakoullis.
Moore tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Moore.
Moore throws a push kick but Kakoullis slaps the foot to one side.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Moore looks to throw the jab but Kakoullis is out of range.
Kakoullis slips a straight right by Moore.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Moore.
Moore checks a leg kick.
Moore misses with a looping right.
Kakoullis pushes Moore away with a front kick.
Moore throws the left hand but Kakoullis avoids the punch easily.
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Moore saw that one coming.
Kakoullis lands with a nice body kick.
Moore looks for the body kick but Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Moore takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis connects with a looping right hand.
Kakoullis scores with a leg kick.
Kakoullis with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kakoullis bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Moore's 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!
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Moore.
Kakoullis throws a nice outside leg kick.
Moore throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kakoullis sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Moore might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Kakoullis has got the better of the exchanges.
Moore throws out a loose jab but Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kakoullis is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Moore can do to turn this around?
Kakoullis throws a nice outside leg kick.
Nice uppercut there from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
A little jabbing left from Moore on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kakoullis takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Moore. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Moore checks the leg kick nicely there.
Moore swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Moore throws a low kick but it's checked well by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Moore.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Moore.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Moore chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kakoullis can pounce on him.
Kakoullis misses with a wild body shot.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Moore.
Kakoullis takes a swing at Moore's ribcage but misses.
Moore's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Kakoullis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Moore takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Kakoullis throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kakoullis checks the leg kick.
Moore throws a half hearted mid kick.
Kakoullis looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
The fighters circle momentarily. Kakoullis darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Kakoullis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Moore avoids the head kick by Kakoullis.
Moore wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Kakoullis looks to throw a body kick
and Moore counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a kick to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis checks a leg kick nicely.
A left and a right from Moore both land. Nice combination.
Kakoullis with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Moore scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

Sotiris Kakoullis's cut is getting worse.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the strikes.
Moore scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kakoullis doesn't seem bothered though.
No joy there for Moore, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Moore misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Nice shot by Kakoullis.
Moore misses with a looping left.
Sotiris Kakoullis is winning the standup battle so far.
Kakoullis lets loose with a powerful body kick. Moore will feel that in the morning.
Kakoullis swats away the attempt to clinch by Moore.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nice straight punches there by Kakoullis. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Kakoullis.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Moore.
Moore throws a hook but Kakoullis blocks it.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Moore lands a jab.
Moore throws a hook but Kakoullis blocks it.
Kakoullis slips a jab from Moore.
Moore comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
A punch lands to the side of Moore 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Kakoullis works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Moore misses with a double jab
and Kakoullis counters with a straight right hand.
Nice straight punches there by Kakoullis. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Kakoullis.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A jab from Moore misses.
Kakoullis thows a body kick. Moore tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Kakoullis misses with a jab to the body
and Moore makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Moore tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kakoullis looks to throw the jab but Moore is out of range.
Moore has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Kakoullis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Moore swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Moore misses with a left hand
and Moore takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kakoullis paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Moore throws a hook but Kakoullis blocks it.
Moore works the jab nicely.
Kakoullis lands an overhand right.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kakoullis stalks Moore and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Moore's face. Moore staggers backwards, shaken.
Moore misses the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis scoring well with a low kick there.
Moore takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Moore uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kakoullis.
A good leg kick by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis is looking to land body kicks.
Kakoullis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Moore keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Moore looks to land a right hand but Kakoullis moved out of range.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. Moore looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Moore moves away.
Kakoullis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Moore goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kakoullis connects with a solid leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Moore misses with an uppercut.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Moore sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the body kick.
Kakoullis looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Moore is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Kakoullis with a body shot.
Moore moves forwards but Kakoullis connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Moore throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Moore has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Kakoullis.
Moore takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Moore avoids it easily.
Moore throws out a counter right but Kakoullis avoids it with no problem.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but Moore avoids it.
Kakoullis staying out of range there.
Kakoullis throwing a counter right hand but Moore manages to avoid it.
Moore blocks the body kick.
A punch combination from Moore misses.
Moore misses with a looping left.
Kakoullis thinks about countering with a body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot by Moore.
Moore has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Kakoullis - that will leave a mark!
Moore takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Kakoullis tests Moore's chin there with a solid looking shot.
A low kick from Kakoullis is predictable there
enabling Moore to counter with a crisp jab.
Moore takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Moore chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kakoullis can pounce on him.
Kakoullis lands a nice leg kick that just misses Moore's sensitive parts.
Moore will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Kakoullis listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kakoullis staying out of range there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Moore throws the kick towards the body but Kakoullis avoids it.
Moore just misses with a punch to the body.
Kakoullis catches Moore with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Moore feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Kakoulliss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Moore displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kakoullis throws out the jab.
Kakoullis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Moore takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Moore comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Kakoullis connects with a jab.
Moore lands with a nice body punch.
Moore avoids the body shot from Kakoullis.
Moore bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Crunch! Kakoullis slams his shin into Moore's torso.
Moore keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Moore chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kakoullis can pounce on him.
Moore takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Moore ducks under a wild hook from Kakoullis.
Moore is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
That kick from Kakoullis tenderised Moore's leg. Moore is trying to keep his angry face on.
Moore swings widly with a right hand
and Kakoullis counters with a low kick, right behind Moore 's knee.
Kakoullis throws an overhand right that lands on Moore's shoulder, as Moore tries to avoid the shot.
The fighters circling - Kakoullis throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Moore misses with a lunging right hand
and Kakoullis counters with a two punch combo.
Moore lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kakoullis scores with a crisp jab that stopped Moore in his tracks.
A solid body kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis chopping away at his opponent's legs.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis tried to score with a low kick but Moore checks it.
Kakoullis scores with a nice strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis cracks Moore with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Kakoullis takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Kakoullis stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Kakoullis fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Moore has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Moore takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
You can see that Moore has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
Kakoullis walks into a stiff left hand from Moore.
Moore looks for the body kick but Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Moore doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Moore throws a push kick but Kakoullis slaps the foot to one side.
Kakoullis lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Moore swings for the body but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Moore staying out of range there.
Moore misses with a leg kick.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
An inside leg kick lands from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis fakes the leg kick and cracks Moore in the body.
Kakoullis fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Moore has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but Moore avoids it.
Moore throws a front kick that sends Kakoullis stumbling back into the cage.
Kakoullis uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Moore.
Moore uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Kakoullis's corner calls for a 1-2. Kakoullis obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Moore scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Kakoullis takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Moore moves forwards but Kakoullis connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Kakoullis throws a shot from downtown. Moore moves away and avoids it.
Moore tries to counter by closing the distance.
Kakoullis lands with a cross.
Moore throws a quick inside leg kick.
Moore gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Moore rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kakoullis counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Moore misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
A big left from Moore misses.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Moore.
Moore on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Moore misses with a body shot.
Kakoullis misses with a looping right.
Kakoullis slips under a jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Moore. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Moore throws a body punch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
A big left from Kakoullis misses.
Kakoullis scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kakoullis paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Nice defenses there by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kakoullis throws a half hearted mid kick.
Moore chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kakoullis can pounce on him.
Moore slips a straight right by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Moore.
Kakoullis tried to counter with a leg kick but Moore avoided it.
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Moore manages to avoid it.
Moore wants to counter with a clinch but Kakoullis pushes him away.
A swing and a miss from Moore.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis had his way with Archie Moore in that round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
That's time! Kakoullis's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Kakoullis takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Moore throws an overhand right that lands on Kakoullis's shoulder, as Kakoullis tries to avoid the shot.
Kakoullis throws a solid leg kick but Moore takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kakoullis.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kakoullis. That's going to slow Moore down.
A good leg kick by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses the shot to the body.
Moore takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Moore throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Moore moves out of range of the leg kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Moore.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Moore misses with a straight right.
Moore lands a nice shot that snaps Kakoullis's head back.
Kakoullis misses with a head kick.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Kakoullis - that will leave a mark!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Moore is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis tries to land a front kick but Moore steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Moore lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Kakoullis at a distance.
Kakoullis rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Moore counters with a one-two to the body.
Kakoullis connects with a jab.
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Moore misses with a lunging right hand
and Kakoullis counters with a nice uppercut.
Kakoullis scoring well with a low kick there.
Kakoullis lets loose with a powerful body kick. Moore will feel that in the morning.
Moore throws a hook but Kakoullis avoids it easily.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Moore checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis is looking to score with low kicks.
Archie Moore has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sotiris Kakoullis is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Moore moved away.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A jab from Moore misses.
Moore with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kakoullis to score with a decent uppercut.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the strikes.
Kakoullis throws a quick counter kick to the body but Moore avoids it.
Moore is looking to score with low kicks.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Moore.
Kakoullis misses with an uppercut.
Kakoullis with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Moore stuns Kakoullis with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Kakoullis is looking to slow Moore down with leg kicks.
Moore needs to keep his hands up - Kakoullis had a free shot at his head there.
Kakoullis turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Moore misses with a straight right.
Kakoullis connects with a good right hand that stumbles Moore. Moore circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Kakoullis looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
A nice side step and Moore releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Kakoullis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kakoullis misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kakoullis is looking to chop away at Moore's legs.
Kakoullis looks to score with a jab to the body but Moore is just out of range.
Moore is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Kakoullis throws a head kick but Moore moves out of range.
Kakoullis staying out of range there.
Kakoullis fires out a quick counter leg kick but Moore just manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis is looking to slow Moore down with leg kicks.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Moore.
Moore tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis connects with an inside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Kakoullis!
Kakoullis moves out of range of the body kick.
Kakoullis appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Kakoullis falls off balance throwing a combination

and Moore counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Moore.
Moore misses with a body punch.
Moore misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Kakoullis.
Moore misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kakoullis blocks an uppercut.
Moore misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Moore goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 50:45
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 50:45
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sotiris Kakoullis!

A very excited looking Sotiris Kakoullis 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.
Archie Moore was interviewed post fight and said 'I need to train more, not good skills yet.'.
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FIGHT
RATING
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Event: CEC 485 OLYMPICS     
Date:   Nov 25, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Grigol Pandahammer. Pandahammer has chosen Heart - Alone as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

184 cm
33
206 lbs
35 - 8 - 0
193 cm
24
206 lbs
20 - 6 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Hellbent
Reaper Combatwear

King of Fists
KAISER



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 35 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Grigol Pandahammer!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Pandahammer misses with a wild body shot.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Kakoullis has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Pandahammer.
As Pandahammer looks to move away, Kakoullis throws a big counter combo but Pandahammer just gets out of the way.
Kakoullis with a hook.
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.
Pandahammer misses with a looping left.
Kakoullis turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Pandahammer on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Kakoullis walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Kakoullis misses the shot to the body.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis thows a leg kick but Pandahammer checks it
and Pandahammer counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kakoullis ducks right into an uppercut from Pandahammer.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Pandahammer throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kakoullis will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Pandahammer tries to move into range but Kakoullis moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Good work by Pandahammer as he checks the leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pandahammer moves out of range of the body kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Pandahammer.
Kakoullis thows a leg kick but Pandahammer checks it
and Pandahammer counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Pandahammer uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick that is checked
and Pandahammer cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kakoullis looks to land a right hand but Pandahammer moved out of range.
Pandahammer smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Pandahammer misses with a straight right.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Pandahammer misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Pandahammer moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Good work by Kakoullis as he checks the leg kick.
Pandahammer bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Pandahammer counters with a body kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Pandahammer.
Pandahammer lands a head shot.
Pandahammer moves out of range as Kakoullis throws a body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Pandahammer misses the jab.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Pandahammer throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body.
Pandahammer is looking to score with low kicks.
Kakoullis attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Nice shot by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis cracks Pandahammer with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
The fighters circle momentarily. Kakoullis darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Kakoullis misses the jab.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick which misses Pandahammer's front leg but catches the back leg as Pandahammer tries to avoid it.
Pandahammer takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Kakoullis 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 Pandahammer has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Pandahammer and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Pandahammer throws a head kick but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Pandahammer.
A punch lands to the side of Kakoullis 's head but he takes it in his stride.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A decent looking cross lands there for Kakoullis.
A jab from Pandahammer misses.
Pandahammer misses with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Pandahammer.
Pandahammer throws an overhand right that lands on Kakoullis's shoulder, as Kakoullis tries to avoid the shot.
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.
A little jabbing left from Pandahammer on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Pandahammer looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Pandahammer throws a body kick.
Kakoullis appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Pandahammer moves out of range of the body kick.
Kakoullis takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kakoullis misses the shot to the body.
A little jabbing left from Pandahammer on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kakoullis throws a nice inside leg kick.
Pandahammer lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Kakoullis checks a leg kick nicely.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick which misses Pandahammer's front leg but catches the back leg as Pandahammer tries to avoid it.
Pandahammer moves away from the strike by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Kakoullis.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Pandahammer throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis loads up on a big right hand but Pandahammer slips the punch.
Kakoullis chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Kakoullis misses with the combination.
Pandahammer lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Kakoullis throws a lazy uppercut
and Pandahammer counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Kakoullis thinking.
Pandahammer's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
A nice leg kick lands there from Pandahammer.
Kakoullis lands a nice shot to the body.
Pandahammer slips a straight right by Kakoullis.
Pandahammer slips under a jab from Kakoullis.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A leg kick checked by Kakoullis.
Pandahammer avoids a kick to the body.
Pandahammer throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Kakoullis counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A low kick from Kakoullis is predictable there
and Pandahammer counters with a slapping leg kick.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the strikes.
Kakoullis keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Pandahammer.
Pandahammer takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Pandahammer throws a leg kick but Kakoullis checks it.
Pandahammer misses with a two punch combination.
Kakoullis just misses with a punch to the body.
Pandahammer throws a hook but Kakoullis blocks it.
Kakoullis throws a counter high kick but Pandahammer was just alert enough to avoid it.
Pandahammer is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Pandahammer blocks it.
Kakoullis lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Pandahammer.
Kakoullis dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Pandahammer. That did some damage!
Kakoullis lands with a thumping leg kick.
Pandahammer checks a leg kick.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Pandahammer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pandahammer throws a sloppy head kick and Kakoullis moves out of range easily.
Pandahammer walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. Pandahammer looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kakoullis fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Pandahammer has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Kakoullis rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Pandahammer makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Pandahammer moves away.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kakoullis.
Pandahammer checks the leg kick nicely there.
Pandahammer unleashes a big counter combination but Kakoullis bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Kakoullis turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jab from Pandahammer.
Kakoullis tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis is looking to land body kicks.
A little jabbing left from Pandahammer on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Pandahammer swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kakoullis.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Pandahammer might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Kakoullis has got the better of the exchanges.
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!
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Kakoullis lands a lovely overhand right.
Pandahammer looks to throw the jab but Kakoullis is out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis jabs Pandahammer right on the nose. Pandahammer blinks but takes it well.
Pandahammer moves out of range of the leg kick from Kakoullis.
Pandahammer throws a jab but it's blocked by Kakoullis.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Pandahammer.
Kakoullis lands a lovely overhand right.
Kakoullis throws a body shot but no joy.
Pandahammer moves out of range as Kakoullis strikes.
Pandahammer tries a quick counter leg kick but Kakoullis is wise to it.
Kakoullis misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Pandahammer takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Pandahammer throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kakoullis stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Pandahammer punishes Kakoullis's body with a nice straight punch.
Pandahammer feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Kakoulliss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Kakoullis lands a nice hook to Pandahammer's body. Pandahammer takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Pandahammer ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Pandahammer was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Pandahammer throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body.
Pandahammer uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Pandahammer was well out of range. Poor timing from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Pandahammer avoids it easily.
Jab, jab by Pandahammer - just one landing.
Pandahammer moves into range and connects with a jab.
Kakoullis tried to score with a low kick but Pandahammer checks it.
The crowd cheers as Kakoullis lands an impressive looking overhand right. Pandahammer doesn't seem phased though.
A chopping leg kick lands by Pandahammer.
A head kick misses from Kakoullis.
Pandahammer throws an overhand right that lands on Kakoullis's shoulder, as Kakoullis tries to avoid the shot.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. Pandahammer looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kakoullis swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Pandahammer throws the left hand but Kakoullis avoids the punch easily.
Kakoullis throws a big counter combination but Pandahammer scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Kakoullis motions for Pandahammer to come forward. Kakoullis throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Pandahammer checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but Pandahammer moves out of range easily.
A bone on bone clash there as Kakoullis blocks the leg kick.
Pandahammer looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pandahammer on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis throws an overhand right that lands on Pandahammer's shoulder, as Pandahammer tries to avoid the shot.
Kakoullis doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Pandahammer takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Pandahammer avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the side of Pandahammer's head but Pandahammer sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Nice uppercut there from Pandahammer.
Kakoullis motions for Pandahammer to come forward. Kakoullis throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis lands a slapping body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Pandahammer.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Pandahammer.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


A slow jab from Kakoullis misses its intended target.
Kakoullis misses with a two punch combination.
Pandahammer looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kakoullis lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Pandahammer misses with an uppercut.
Good exchange - Kakoullis coming out on top.
Kakoullis swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Good leg kick by Pandahammer there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Kakoullis delivers a nice body kick.
Kakoullis is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Pandahammer can do to turn this around?
Pandahammer scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Pandahammer jabs Kakoullis right on the nose. Kakoullis blinks but takes it well.
Kakoullis throws out a loose jab but Pandahammer uses good head movement to avoid it.
Pandahammer walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kakoullis checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Kakoullis's jab looks to have found its range, popping Pandahammer under the eye.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Pandahammer checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Pandahammer keeps Kakoullis at a distance using the push kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pandahammer ducks under a wild hook from Kakoullis.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Pandahammer! But no joy.
Pandahammer pivots, looking for a leg kick but Kakoullis is out of range and Pandahammer settles back down.
Kakoullis lands a nice shot that snaps Pandahammer's head back.
Kakoullis scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis misses with a body punch
and Pandahammer counters with an inside leg kick.
Pandahammer thuds his shin into the meat of Kakoullis's side.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Pandahammer moves out of range of the body kick.
Pandahammer keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Kakoullis is looking to chop away at Pandahammer's legs.
Pandahammer is looking for the big counter here.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Pandahammer fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kakoullis.
Pandahammer connects with a looping right hand.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis half committed to a counter leg kick.
Pandahammer moves out of range of the body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kakoullis throws a sloppy head kick and Pandahammer moves out of range easily.
A leg kick checked by Pandahammer.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but it's checked well by Pandahammer.
Pandahammer misses with a two punch combination.
Pandahammer just misses with a punch to the body.
Kakoullis misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Pandahammer let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
A solid leg kick lands there for Pandahammer.
Kakoullis lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Pandahammer 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.
Pandahammer looks to land a combination but Kakoullis avoids it well.
Pandahammer keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Sotiris Kakoullis is winning the standup battle so far.
Kakoullis lands a really nice looking cross but Pandahammer seems unphased.
Kakoullis takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Pandahammer throws a body shot but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pandahammer swings for the body but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis thows a leg kick but Pandahammer checks it
enabling Pandahammer to counter with a crisp jab.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Pandahammer moves away.
Kakoullis avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Pandahammer misses with a looping left.
Pandahammer has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Pandahammer lands an overhand right.
Pandahammer tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Pandahammer.
Kakoullis throws a chopping leg kick but Pandahammer manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Kakoullis takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Good leg kick by Kakoullis there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Pandahammer has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Pandahammer throws a jab when Kakoullis was well out of range.
Pandahammer changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Nice uppercut lands for Kakoullis. That snapped Pandahammer's head back.
Pandahammer keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis tries to land a front kick but Pandahammer steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Pandahammer now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Pandahammer uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kakoullis.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kakoullis thuds his shin into the meat of Pandahammer's side.
Pandahammer throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but Pandahammer moves out of range easily.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Pandahammer. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kakoullis swings away with a body shot that misses
and Pandahammer counters with a stiff right hand.
Good leg kick by Kakoullis there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Pandahammer has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Kakoullis throws a wild body kick that Pandahammer sees coming a mile off.
Pandahammer flicks out a counter leg kick but Kakoullis steps away.
That kick from Pandahammer tenderised Kakoullis's leg. Kakoullis is trying to keep his angry face on.
Kakoullis throws an overhand right that lands on Pandahammer's shoulder, as Pandahammer tries to avoid the shot.
Kakoullis scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Kakoullis pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Pandahammer fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Pandahammer moves out of range of the strikes.
Pandahammer looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Sotiris Kakoullis did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Kakoullis pivots, looking for a leg kick but Pandahammer is out of range and Kakoullis settles back down.
Pandahammer scores with a hook to the body. Kakoullis takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Pandahammer saw that one coming.
Kakoullis connects with a body shot.
Pandahammer tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Pandahammer throws a body kick that misses.
Pandahammer scores with a kick to the midsection.
Pandahammer uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Kakoullis, as that shot connected.
Kakoullis avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice body punch from Pandahammer.
Kakoullis doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Kakoullis throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Pandahammer slips under a jab.
A slow jab from Pandahammer misses its intended target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pandahammer chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kakoullis can pounce on him.
Pandahammer avoids a kick to the body.
Pandahammer throws a body shot but no joy.
Kakoullis throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Pandahammer.
Pandahammer getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Kakoullis uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Pandahammer.
Kakoullis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Pandahammer was well out of range. Poor timing from Kakoullis.
Pandahammer throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kakoullis slips a straight right by Pandahammer.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Pandahammer.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Pandahammer just misses with a punch to the body.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Pandahammer.
A looping hook to the body misses from Pandahammer. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Pandahammer sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Pandahammer steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Pandahammer has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Kakoullis.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses
and Pandahammer connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Pandahammer blocks the body kick.
Pandahammer getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Pandahammer takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Kakoullis swinging wildly here.
Pandahammer throws out a counter right but Kakoullis avoids it with no problem.
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!
Pandahammer misses with an uppercut.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but Pandahammer avoids it.
Kakoullis tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Pandahammer sizes up Kakoullis with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Pandahammer throws a lazy right hand but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kakoullis scores with a spinning back kick!
Pandahammer slips under a jab.
Pandahammer pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands with a hook. Pandahammer tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Pandahammer tries to move into range but Kakoullis moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Kakoullis cracks Pandahammer with a right hand to the side of the head.
Pandahammer misses with an uppercut.
Kakoullis swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Kakoullis throws a head kick but Pandahammer moves out of range.
Pandahammer uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Pandahammer.
Pandahammer throws out a loose jab but Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kakoullis jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
The fighters circling - Kakoullis throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Pandahammer saw that one coming.
Kakoullis throws a low kick, looking for Pandahammer's leg but Pandahammer calmly moves out of range.
Pandahammer looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Kakoullis lands with a shot to the body.
Kakoullis scores with a hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pandahammer swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but Pandahammer moves out of range easily.
Kakoullis bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Pandahammer's head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis slips under a jab from Pandahammer.
Kakoullis misses the jab.
Kakoullis avoids a kick to the body.
Kakoullis throws a jab when Pandahammer was well out of range.
Pandahammer throws a half hearted mid kick.
Kakoullis swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kakoullis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Pandahammer swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Kakoullis avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kakoullis thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis had his way with Grigol Pandahammer in that round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Kakoullis lands a nice leg kick that just misses Pandahammer's sensitive parts.
Kakoullis avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kakoullis takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Pandahammer scores with a decent looking hook.
Pandahammer defending well as Kakoullis loads up on a big left hand.
Pandahammer checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis scores with a kick to the body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kakoullis.
Pandahammer pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A jab from Pandahammer misses.
Pandahammer cracks Kakoullis with a right hand to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pandahammer tries a head kick but it misses.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis thows a left - swing and a miss!
A little jabbing left from Pandahammer on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kakoullis takes one on the chin but seems OK.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pandahammer throws a body shot but no joy.
Kakoullis throws a body punch but Pandahammer moves out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Pandahammer! But no joy.
Kakoullis scores with a jab to the head.
Kakoullis cracks the inside of Pandahammer's front leg.
Pandahammer avoids the head kick by Kakoullis.
Pandahammer now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Kakoullis scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A jab from Pandahammer misses.
Kakoullis swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kakoullis is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Kakoullis attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Pandahammer appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Pandahammer bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head.
Kakoullis turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Pandahammer connects with a jab.
Pandahammer dips to his left and cracks Kakoullis with an uppercut!
Good standup being displayed there by Kakoullis as he connects with a hook.
Grigol Pandahammer has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sotiris Kakoullis is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Pandahammer checks a leg kick.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Pandahammer, as that shot connected.
Kakoullis scores with a hook.
Pandahammer thuds his right hand into Kakoullis's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Pandahammer throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
A solid body kick from Kakoullis.
Pandahammer misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Pandahammer throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kakoullis scores with a kick to the midsection.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Pandahammer on the side of the head.
Pandahammer takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Kakoullis cracks Pandahammer with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Pandahammer throws a low kick, looking for Kakoullis's leg but Kakoullis calmly moves out of range.
Kakoullis cracks Pandahammer with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis scoring well with a low kick there.
A jab from Kakoullis finds it's way through Pandahammer's defenses.
Pandahammer throws a leg kick but Kakoullis sees it coming and moves out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Pandahammer does a little dance to reset his feet.
A countering left hand to the body from Pandahammer misses.
Pandahammer cracks Kakoullis with a right hand to the side of the head.
Pandahammer takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kakoullis tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kakoullis connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Kakoullis shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Pandahammer eats them both and turns towards Kakoullis to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Kakoullis takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. Pandahammer looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
You can see that Pandahammer has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
Pandahammer keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Pandahammer is looking to chop away at Kakoullis's legs.
Pandahammer avoids the body shot from Kakoullis.
Pandahammer takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kakoullis dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Pandahammer. That did some damage!
Pandahammer connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Kakoullis turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A big left from Pandahammer misses.
Pandahammer moves out of range of the body kick.
An inside leg kick from Pandahammer misses.
Pandahammer getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Pandahammer swings for the body but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Pandahammer misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Pandahammer throws out the jab.

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 Sotiris Kakoullis.
Well Kakoullis 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 50:45
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 50:46
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sotiris Kakoullis!

A very excited looking Sotiris Kakoullis made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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FIGHT
RATING
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Event: EVO 275: Monster     
Date:   Oct 29, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Trevor Reznick. Sotiris Kakoullis could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Trevor Reznick's chin.

184 cm
33
206 lbs
34 - 8 - 0
182 cm
30
207 lbs
28 - 10 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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 34 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Trevor Reznick!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, James Ackerman and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Reznick ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.
Reznick looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.
Kakoullis swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Reznick 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.
Nice uppercut lands for Reznick. That snapped Kakoullis's head back.
Good leg kick by Kakoullis there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Reznick throws a hook but Kakoullis avoids it easily.
Kakoullis tries to land a front kick but Reznick steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Reznick slips a jab and a cross from Kakoullis.
Reznick appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Kakoullis looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick that knocks Reznick off balance momentarily.
Reznick fails with an attempt to clinch.
Kakoullis seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Reznick shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Reznick tries a head kick but it misses.
Kakoullis scores with a nice head shot.
Kakoullis throws a body punch but Reznick moves out of range.
Kakoullis lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kakoullis fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Reznick has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Reznick pulls out of a head kick attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reznick misses with an uppercut
and Kakoullis cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kakoullis lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

Reznick has closed the distance and engaged Kakoullis in a clinch.
Reznick misses with a punch to the body.
Kakoullis blocks an uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kakoullis.
Reznick goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Reznick misses with the head strike.
A head punch on the inside from Reznick fails to land.
Kakoullis prevents a body shot from Reznick.
A hook to the body from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kakoullis.
Reznick throws a head punch that misses.
Kakoullis blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kakoullis throws a head punch that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The referee calls for Kakoullis to work.
Kakoullis lands a shoulder strike.
Stalling in the clinch from Kakoullis.
Reznick blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis lands with a short shot to the head.
Reznick blocking some punches.
Reznick tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kakoullis misses with a body punch.
Reznick lands an uppercut.
Kakoullis swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kakoullis lands a hook that snaps the head of Reznick backwards.
Reznick has a couple of punches blocked by Kakoullis.
Reznick tries to work over Kakoullis's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Reznick misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reznick scores with a shot to the side of Kakoullis's head.
Kakoullis has a couple of punches blocked by Reznick.
Kakoullis working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A right handed body shot lands from Reznick.
Kakoullis tries a body shot but Reznick blocks it.
Kakoullis misses with a knee to the head.
Kakoullis lands a shoulder strike.
Reznick working aggressively here.
Nice body punch from Kakoullis - that landed with a thud.
Reznick misses with a hook from the clinch.
A hook to the body from Kakoullis.
A head punch on the inside from Kakoullis fails to land.
Kakoullis swings wildly with an uppercut but Reznick uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kakoullis prevents a body shot from Reznick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reznick takes a shot to the head.
Kakoullis tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Reznick throws a punch but it's blocked by Kakoullis.

Kakoullis's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Kakoullis 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 Reznick has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Reznick and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
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!
Kakoullis avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Reznick throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but Reznick moves out of range easily.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Reznick.
Kakoullis tried to counter with a leg kick but Reznick avoided it.
Reznick connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Reznick.
A big right from Reznick misses.
Reznick scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Reznick throws out a loose jab but Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid it.
Reznick throws a leg kick but Kakoullis moved away.
Reznick lands a jab to Kakoullis's midsection.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Reznick swings for the body but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Reznick.
Kakoullis dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Reznick. That did some damage!
Reznick misses with a wild body shot.
Kakoullis wants to land a leg kick but Reznick is out of range.
Reznick misses with a straight left.
Kakoullis throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Reznick keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Reznick has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Reznick dodges the punch combination from Kakoullis.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Reznick throws a solid leg kick but Kakoullis takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Reznick.
Kakoullis takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Kakoullis on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Reznick. Reznick obviously looking to wear him down.
Reznick lands with an overhand left.
Reznick misses with a low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reznick gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kakoullis.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Reznick crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Kakoullis - the referee stops the clock and Reznick gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Kakoullis. Reznick manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Reznick walks into a straight right hand from Kakoullis.
Reznick looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kakoullis appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Reznick avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Reznick tries to counter with a clinch but Kakoullis shakes him off and moves away.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kakoullis.
Reznick digs a good body shot into Kakoullis's ribs.
Kakoullis chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Reznick drops his hands momentarily and Kakoullis takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Kakoullis scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kakoullis lands with a slapping head kick.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Kakoullis misses with a head kick.
Reznick scores with a jab.
Kakoullis throws out a leg kick but Reznick moves out of range and Kakoullis only half commits.
Reznick's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Reznick tried to score with a low kick but Kakoullis checks it.
Kakoullis lands with a cross.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reznick dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kakoullis. That did some damage!
Kakoullis tries to land a leg kick but Reznick saw it coming and moves away.
Reznick throws out a counter right but Kakoullis avoids it with no problem.
Reznick moves out of range of the body kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a looping left.
Reznick bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Reznick looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Reznick steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Kakoullis. That one must have hurt.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Kakoullis lands a really nice looking cross but Reznick seems unphased.
Kakoullis takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Kakoullis looks to land a left hand but Reznick moved out of range nicely.
Reznick misses with a straight right.
Kakoullis jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Reznick throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
An inside leg kick lands from Reznick.
A jab from Kakoullis finds it's way through Reznick's defenses.
Reznick misses with a looping left.
Reznick misses with a low kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reznick misses with an uppercut. Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Reznick tries a quick counter leg kick but Kakoullis is wise to it.
Reznick swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kakoullis.
Reznick tries a low kick but Kakoullis avoids it.
Kakoullis connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Reznick momentarily.
Reznick catches Kakoullis with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Reznick is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Reznick scores with a leg kick.
Kakoullis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Reznick was well out of range. Poor timing from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis motions for Reznick to come forward. Kakoullis throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis scores with a spinning back kick!
Kakoullis has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Reznick.
Reznick has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Reznick there as he acknowledges the shot.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Kakoullis throws a solid leg kick but Reznick takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kakoullis.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kakoullis swings away with a body shot that misses
and Reznick counters with a straight right hand.
Reznick connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Reznick throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Kakoullis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Reznick misses with a few strikes there.
Reznick throws a sloppy head kick and Kakoullis moves out of range easily.
Reznick is looking to land body kicks.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Kakoullis lands a nice looking body kick.
Kakoullis blocks the body kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Reznick takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kakoullis.
Reznick's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kakoullis connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Reznick scrambles back to his feet.
A jab lands there for Kakoullis.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis dominated that second round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Reznick.

Reznick closes the distance and clinches.
Reznick stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis missing with knees to the body.
Kakoullis tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Reznick lands on the inside with an uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Reznick fails to land.
Reznick swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Reznick lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Reznick lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A hook to the body from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Reznick swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kakoullis misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reznick misses with some punches.
Kakoullis lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Reznick backwards.
Kakoullis misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Kakoullis fails to land.
Kakoullis lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Reznick backwards.
A short right from Reznick on the inside.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Kakoullis misses with some punches.
Reznick throws a head punch that misses.
Kakoullis is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Reznick lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Kakoullis.
Reznick throws a punch but it's blocked by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands a left hand.
Reznick lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Kakoullis scores with an uppercut up the middle.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis working aggressively here.
Kakoullis is trying to push Reznick away but Reznick has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Reznick working aggressively here.
Kakoullis has a couple of punches blocked by Reznick.
Kakoullis lands with a light punch inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Reznick.
Reznick misses with a punch on the inside.
Kakoullis avoiding damage.
Reznick lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis prevents a body shot from Reznick.
Kakoullis working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Kakoullis lands a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reznick swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Reznick lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kakoullis backwards.
Reznick working aggressively here.
Reznick lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kakoullis backwards.
Reznick tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kakoullis's elbow.
Reznick blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kakoullis gets through Reznick's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Reznick blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kakoullis misses with a punch on the inside.
Kakoullis looking to throw knees to the head but Reznick is blocking nicely.
Kakoullis stalls.
Reznick misses with some punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reznick blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Reznick misses with some punches.
Sotiris Kakoullis has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Kakoullis blocks an uppercut.
Kakoullis misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kakoullis lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Reznick struggles to land a body shot inside as Kakoullis controls his hands.
Kakoullis tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kakoullis leaning his opponent against the cage.
Reznick misses with a short punch on the inside.
Reznick lands a shoulder strike.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Reznick lands with a left to the head.
Kakoullis lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Reznick backwards.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Trevor Reznick just about did enough to take it.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
That's time! Kakoullis's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Kakoullis moves forwards but Reznick connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Kakoullis stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Reznick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Reznick checks a leg kick.
Reznick lands with a right hand.
Kakoullis throws a front kick aimed at Reznick's knee but Reznick avoids it well.
Reznick checks a low kick from Kakoullis.
Reznick throws a leg kick but Kakoullis moved away.
Reznick tries to clinch up but Kakoullis circles away and keeps his distance.
Kakoullis fires out a quick counter leg kick but Reznick just manages to avoid it.
Reznick misses with a left hand
and Kakoullis counters with a stiff right hand.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a hook
and Reznick counters with a nice leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Reznick throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kakoullis slips a straight right by Reznick.
Kakoullis throws a chopping leg kick but Reznick manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Reznick misses with a wild combination.
Kakoullis throws a big counter combination but Reznick scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reznick displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kakoullis throws out the jab.
Reznick cracks a nice hook into Kakoullis's ribs.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
A jab lands there for Kakoullis.
A big right from Reznick misses.
Kakoullis lands with a nice body punch.
Reznick checks the leg kick.
Kakoullis sets himself, and Reznick steps forward looking for the clinch! Kakoullis avoids it this time.
Kakoullis blocks a leg kick.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Reznick misses with a low kick as Kakoullis jumps back.
Sotiris Kakoullis is winning the standup battle so far.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Reznick.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot
and Reznick cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kakoullis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Reznick sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kakoullis misses with a head kick.
Reznick moves out of range of the body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Reznick tries to counter with a clinch but Kakoullis shakes him off and moves away.
Reznick pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kakoullis tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Reznick is able to avoid easily.
Reznick avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Reznick uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kakoullis.
Reznick misses with a two punch combination.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis thows a left - swing and a miss!
A solid body kick from Reznick.
Reznick uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a chopping leg kick but Reznick manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Reznick throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kakoullis takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Both fighters circling a little - Reznick finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Reznick tries to clinch but Kakoullis is having none of it.
Reznick checks a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reznick cracks a nice hook into Kakoullis's ribs.
Kakoullis will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Reznick throws out a loose jab but Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid it.
Reznick misses with a straight right.
Kakoullis looks to throw a body kick
letting Reznick counter with a right hand.
A bone on bone clash there as Reznick blocks the leg kick.
Kakoullis lands with a right hand.
Kakoullis throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kakoullis lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Reznick circles away quickly and effectively.
Reznick keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis slips under a jab from Reznick.
Reznick tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Reznick slips a jab from Kakoullis.
A solid leg kick lands there for Reznick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reznick misses with a hook.
Reznick takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
A leg kick checked by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis connects with a right hand. Reznick shakes it off.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kakoullis connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Reznick moves away.
Kakoullis checks the leg kick nicely there.
Reznick tries to clinch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Reznick throws a solid leg kick but Kakoullis takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Reznick.
Reznick moves out of range of the body kick.
Reznick throws a hook but Kakoullis avoids it easily.
An inside leg kick from Kakoullis misses.
Kakoullis takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kakoullis checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Trevor Reznick will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Kakoullis takes a swing at Reznick's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Reznick checks it.
Reznick looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Reznick takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
An inside leg kick lands from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a jab but it's blocked by Reznick.
Kakoullis throws a sloppy body shot
and Reznick counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A good leg kick by Reznick.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Reznick walks into a straight right hand from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Reznick tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Kakoullis connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Reznick avoids a kick to the body.
Reznick keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Kakoullis is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reznick fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Reznick walks into a stiff left hand from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
Donk. Reznick catches Kakoullis right on the button with a cross.
Reznick throws a big shot that misses.
Kakoullis avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Reznick buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis walks into a straight right hand from Reznick.
Reznick misses with a low kick as Kakoullis jumps back.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the body kick.
Kakoullis throws a big counter combination but Reznick scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Kakoullis feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Reznick's calf.
Kakoullis jabs Reznick right on the nose. Reznick blinks but takes it well.
Kakoullis needs to keep his hands up - Reznick had a free shot at his head there.
Reznick ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Reznick.
Kakoullis misses with a straight right.
Reznick throws a right and a left that Kakoullis avoids nicely.
As Reznick backs away, Kakoullis returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Kakoullis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A slapping body kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Reznick.
A big right from Reznick misses.
Kakoullis seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Reznick works Kakoullis's body with a nice hook.
Kakoullis looks to throw a body kick
and Reznick counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Kakoullis tries to land a leg kick but Reznick saw it coming and moves away.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Reznick checks it well.
The fighters circling - Reznick throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Reznick slips under a jab from Kakoullis.
Reznick fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kakoullis.
Reznick fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis swats away the attempt to clinch by Reznick.
Kakoullis lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Reznick at a distance.
Kakoullis on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Reznick. Reznick obviously looking to wear him down.
Kakoullis throws a solid leg kick but Reznick takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a solid leg kick but Reznick takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kakoullis.
Kakoullis drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Kakoullis shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Reznick slips under a jab.
Reznick lands a jab to the head.
Reznick slips under a jab.
Kakoullis takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Kakoullis throws a low kick, looking for Reznick's leg but Reznick calmly moves out of range.
Reznick has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Kakoullis.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reznick lands with a hook. Kakoullis tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Reznick throws an overhand right that lands on Kakoullis's shoulder, as Kakoullis tries to avoid the shot.
Reznick throws an overhand right that lands on Kakoullis's shoulder, as Kakoullis tries to avoid the shot.
Reznick keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis misses with an uppercut. Reznick saw that one coming.
Reznick drops his hands momentarily and Kakoullis takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis swats away the attempt to clinch by Reznick.
Reznick takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
A big left from Kakoullis misses.
Kakoullis walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Reznick checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses.
A good leg kick by Reznick.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Trevor Reznick.
I think Reznick 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 James Atkins scores the fight 49:47
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 50:45
Judge James Glass scores the fight 49:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sotiris Kakoullis!

A victorious Sotiris Kakoullis thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: EVO 271: Kakoullis vs Seia 2     
Date:   Oct 06, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Kelemi Seia. Seia has chosen Edwin Starr WAR 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?

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206 lbs
34 - 7 - 0
190 cm
39
205 lbs
46 - 16 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 46 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kelemi Seia!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Colin Fotheringham and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kakoullis looks to land a left hand but Seia moved out of range nicely.
Seia fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
A jab from Seia does it's job there.
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis misses with a few strikes there.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick which misses Seia's front leg but catches the back leg as Seia tries to avoid it.
Seia lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses.
Kakoullis connects with a looping right hand.
A jab from Seia finds it's way through Kakoullis's defenses.
Seia fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Seia lands with an overhand left.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Seia avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kakoullis takes a swing at Seia's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis blocks a leg kick.
A bone on bone clash there as Seia blocks the leg kick.
A clash of legs there as Kakoullis blocks the low kick.
Seia avoids a kick to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Seia feints and then cracks Kakoullis's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kakoullis down.
Seia throws a lazy right hand but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kakoullis misses with a wild body shot.
Seia steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis tried to score with a low kick but Seia checks it.
Kakoullis keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Seia.
Kakoullis has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Seia takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Seia scores with a push kick.
Seia finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Kakoullis appears to be looking for a big counter.
Kakoullis throws a sloppy head kick and Seia moves out of range easily.
Seia scores with a sloppy right hand. Kakoullis should have avoided that one.
Seia looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Seia scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Seia has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kakoullis.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Seia. Kakoullis shrugs it off though.
Nice body kick from Kakoullis.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis fails to land with a series of punches.
Seia doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Seia shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Seia does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Kakoullis slips a straight right by Seia.
Seia misses with a straight right.
Seia 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.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the body kick.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Seia.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Kakoullis crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Seia - the referee stops the clock and Kakoullis gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Seia. Kakoullis manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Seia misses with a low kick as Kakoullis jumps back.
Seia misses with an uppercut
and Kakoullis connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Seia tries to land a body kick
and Kakoullis makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Seia walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kakoullis checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Kakoullis lands a two punch combo.
Kakoullis scores with a nice strike.
Seia connects with a solid leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Seia does a little dance to reset his feet.
Seia let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Seia lands a jab to the nose.
A swing and a miss from Seia.
Kakoullis displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Seia throws out the jab.
Seia tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Seia connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Seia has time to react.
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
Seia thinks about the counter body kick.
Kakoullis thows a left - swing and a miss!
Seia shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Seia uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Seia.
Seia feints a counter leg kick.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Seia checks it well.
Seia tries to land a front kick but Kakoullis steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kakoullis looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good exchange - Kakoullis coming out on top.
Seia throws a body shot but no joy.
Kakoullis avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Seia is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Seia moves out of range of the body kick from Kakoullis.
Seia scores with a jab to the head.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Kakoullis connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Seia's hands.
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Seia.
Seia throws a right hand that misses
and Kakoullis counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kakoullis throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Kakoullis pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Seia misses with a hook.
Nice shot lands for Seia.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Seia connects with a looping right hand.
Seia misses with a low kick.
Seia tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Seia.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Seia 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.
Seia takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
Seia takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
Seia fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis throws a lazy body kick
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Seia keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sloppy strikes from Kakoullis. Those never looked like landing.
Seia lands with a shot to the body.
Seia on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Seia tries to move into range but Kakoullis moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Seia pushes Kakoullis away with a front kick.
Kakoullis pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kakoullis chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Seia lands a leg kick that knocks Kakoullis off balance momentarily.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Seia scores with the left hand. Kakoullis knows he should have avoided that one.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Seia throws a jab when Kakoullis was well out of range.
Kakoullis tried to counter with a leg kick but Seia avoided it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Kakoullis takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kakoullis connects with an inside leg kick.
Kakoullis takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Kakoullis missing with a left hand there. Seia was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Seia slips a straight right by Kakoullis.
A clash of legs there as Kakoullis blocks the low kick.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Seia throws a body kick.
Seia tries to move into range but Kakoullis moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Kakoullis looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Kakoullis throws a sloppy head kick and Seia moves out of range easily.
Seia scores with a punch to the head.
Kakoullis avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Seia.
Seia flicks out a counter leg kick but Kakoullis steps away.
Seia tries to land a leg kick but Kakoullis saw it coming and moves away.
Kakoullis quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Seia steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kakoullis.

Seia pushes Kakoullis up against the cage in a clinch.

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

Seia's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Kakoullis swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Seia feints a counter leg kick.
Kelemi Seia seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Seia.
A counter left hand to the body from Kakoullis misses its target.
Kakoullis slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Seia uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kakoullis.
Seia lands with a shot to the body.
Seia thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Kakoullis if he has to take too many more of those.
Seia dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Seia scores with a shot to the body.
An inside leg kick lands from Kakoullis.
Seia is looking to land body kicks.
Kakoullis defending well as Seia loads up on a big left hand.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Seia lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
A cross from Seia lands.
Good standup being displayed there by Kakoullis as he connects with a hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seia blocks a head kick by Kakoullis.
Seia's jab looks to have found its range, popping Kakoullis under the eye.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot
and Seia counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Seia comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Seia throws a chopping leg kick but Kakoullis manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A little feinted left hand from Kakoullis on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Seia explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Seia lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kakoullis takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Kakoullis is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Seia lands a nice looking kick to the body. Kakoullis takes a step back to recover.
Seia fails with an attempt to clinch.
Seia checks a leg kick nicely.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
A shot to the liver by Kakoullis. Beautiful body shot.
Kakoullis throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Seia sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Seia slips under a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Seia buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Seia throws a leg kick that misses.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick that misses.
A clash of legs there as Seia blocks the low kick.
Seia throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Kakoullis throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Seia on the side of the head.
Kakoullis 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.
Kakoullis uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Seia.
Nice defenses there by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Seia.
A countering left hand to the body from Seia misses.
Kakoullis throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Seia scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Seia throws a wild body kick that Kakoullis sees coming a mile off.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick that knocks Seia off balance momentarily.
Seia misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body
and Seia counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Kelemi Seia showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Kakoullis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Seia connects with a body shot.
Nice body punch from Seia.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Seia.
Seia takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Kakoullis sizes up Seia with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Kakoullis is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Kakoullis scores with a head kick. Seia tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Kakoullis dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Seia. That did some damage!
Kakoullis throws a hook but Seia blocks it.
Seia missing with a left hand there. Kakoullis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kakoullis throws a low kick, looking for Seia's leg but Seia calmly moves out of range.
Kakoullis avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Seia throws a wild body kick that Kakoullis sees coming a mile off.
Kakoullis looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kakoullis connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seia throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Seia stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Seia throws a solid leg kick but Kakoullis takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Seia.
Seia throws a body punch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis throws a quick inside leg kick.
Seia lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Kakoullis looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Seia.
Seia shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Kakoullis scores with a jab to the body.
Kakoullis with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Seia throws a lazy right hand but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A shot to the liver by Kakoullis. Beautiful body shot.
Seia stuns Kakoullis with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kakoullis is looking to land body kicks.
Seia misses with a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis walks into a stiff left hand from Seia.
Seia is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kakoullis.
Seia lands a right hook to the body.
Kakoullis lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Seia misses with an attempted mid kick.
Good standup being displayed there by Seia as he connects with a hook.
Seia smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Seia lands a nice hook to Kakoullis's body. Kakoullis takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Seia fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Seia throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nice jab there from Seia.
Seia lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Kakoullis throws a nice head kick!
Kakoullis will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Kakoullis lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kakoullis tries to move into range but Seia moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seia walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kakoullis checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Seia lands a jab to the nose.
Seia lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Seia throws a solid leg kick but Kakoullis takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Seia.
Seia 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.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Seia - that will leave a mark!
Seia misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kakoullis walks into a stiff left hand from Seia.
Kakoullis walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Seia checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Seia connects with an inside leg kick.
Seia ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Seia thinks about the counter body kick.
Seia throws a body punch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Seia scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kakoullis cracks Seia with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Seia dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kakoullis. That did some damage!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis lands with a thumping leg kick.
Seia works Kakoullis's body with a nice hook.
A lazy left from Seia finds it's target.
Kakoullis thumps Seia with a low kick.
Kakoullis feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Seia's calf.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kakoullis. That's going to slow Seia down.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Seia fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Seia tries to land a front kick but Kakoullis steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kakoullis slips a straight right by Seia.
Kakoullis checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Seia is out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Seia bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head.
Seia throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Seia checks a leg kick nicely.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Kelemi Seia really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Kakoullis takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Kakoullis throws a wild body kick that Seia sees coming a mile off.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Seia moves out of range.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but Seia moves out of range easily.
Seia tries to work over Kakoullis's front leg with a kick but Kakoullis checks it.
Kakoullis keeps Seia at a distance using the push kick.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kakoullis jabs at Seia's body.
Kakoullis buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Seia connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Kakoullis momentarily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Seia scores with a nice head shot.
Seia jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Kakoullis is looking to chop away at Seia's legs.
A chopping leg kick lands by Seia.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seia throws a right hand that misses
and Kakoullis counters with a nice uppercut.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the leg kick from Seia.
Kakoullis appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Kakoullis throws a lazy body kick
and Seia counters with a straight right hand.
Kakoullis ducks right into an uppercut from Seia.
Seia lands a jab.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Kakoullis swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Kakoullis lands a front kick.
Seia uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Kakoullis has time to react.
Kakoullis tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Seia is able to avoid easily.
Seia throws a solid leg kick but Kakoullis takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Seia.
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.
Seia thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kakoullis throws a shot from downtown. Seia moves away and avoids it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Seia! But no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Seia - that will leave a mark!
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A swing and a miss from Kakoullis.
Seia swings for the body but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Seia throws a chopping leg kick but Kakoullis manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Seia tried to score with a low kick but Kakoullis checks it.
Kakoullis swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Seia slips a straight right by Kakoullis.
Seia lands a front kick.
Kakoullis with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Seia to score with a decent uppercut.
Seia takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kakoullis connects with the punch.
Kakoullis throws a shot from downtown. Seia moves away and avoids it.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the body kick from Seia.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Seia moved away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Seia. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seia ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.
Kakoullis lands a nice looking body kick.
Nice defenses there by Kakoullis.
Seia takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Seia misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Kakoullis counters with a thumping low kick.
Seia moves out of range of the strikes.
Seia looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Kakoullis drops his hands momentarily and Seia takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Kakoullis throws a half hearted mid kick.
Seia throws a lazy right hand but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
Kakoullis stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Seia.
Seia lands with a hook. Kakoullis tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Seia throws a poor cross that misses
and Kakoullis counters with an inside leg kick.
Kakoullis looks to land a combination but Seia avoids it well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seia looks for the body kick but Kakoullis saw that one coming.
A slow jab from Seia misses its intended target.
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!
Kakoullis takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Some bone on bone action there as Seia checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Seia! But no joy.
Kakoullis blocks a leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Seia counters with a leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Seia sees it coming and moves out of range.
Seia moves away from the strike by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Seia swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Seia.
Kakoullis takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Seia misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Kelemi Seia will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Kakoullis takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Seia ducks right into an uppercut from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a jab to the body
and Seia counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Seia cracks Kakoullis with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Seia throws a lazy right hand but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Seia slips a straight right by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Seia throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Seia on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Kakoullis lands a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis moves into range and connects with a jab.
Seia connects with the punch.
Kakoullis attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Seia darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a half hearted mid kick.
Seia moves away from the strike by Kakoullis.
Seia listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Seia lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Seia avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Seia throws a wild body kick that Kakoullis sees coming a mile off.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Seia.
Kakoullis fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Seia looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Seia needs to keep his hands up - Kakoullis had a free shot at his head there.
Seia throws a predictable looking body shot
enabling Kakoullis to counter with a crisp jab.
Seia fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kakoullis is out of range.
Kakoullis throws the left hand but Seia avoids the punch easily.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis scores with a nice strike.
Kakoullis delivers a nice body kick.
Sotiris Kakoullis has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis delivers a nice body kick.
Seia throws an overhand right that lands on Kakoullis's shoulder, as Kakoullis tries to avoid the shot.
Seia will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Kakoullis misses with a right hand
and Seia counters with a nice body shot.
Kakoullis tried to score with a low kick but Seia checks it.
Seia steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Seia scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Seia lands a nice shot that snaps Kakoullis's head back.
A chopping leg kick lands by Seia.
Seia throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Seia can pounce on him.
Seia avoids the body shot from Kakoullis.
Seia checks the leg kick.
Seia takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Kakoullis connects with a body shot that sends Seia's belly button to the back.
A low kick from Kakoullis misses
and Seia counters with a good low kick that Kakoullis was not able to check.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seia thows a body kick. Kakoullis tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Seia slips under a jab.
Seia flicks out a counter leg kick but Kakoullis steps away.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Seia.
Seia moves out of range of the body kick from Kakoullis.
Seia throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kakoullis on the side of the head.
A slapping body kick lands there for Seia.
Seia throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Kakoullis throws a push kick but Seia slaps the foot to one side.
Seia bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head.
Seia lands a really nice looking cross but Kakoullis seems unphased.
Kakoullis misses with a jab to the body
and Seia cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
Seia bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A little jabbing left from Seia on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A looping hook to the body misses from Seia. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.
Seia connects with a jab.
Kakoullis takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Seia.
Kakoullis swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Seia bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Kakoullis's head backwards.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Seia.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Seia avoids it easily.
Seia lands a nice shot that snaps Kakoullis's head back.
Seia has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Seia lands a body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Seia tries a quick counter leg kick but Kakoullis is wise to it.
Seia looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Seia lands a jab to Kakoullis's midsection.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 46:50
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 46:49
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 45:50

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

Kelemi Seia is the new light heavyweight champion!
A victorious Kelemi Seia thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: EVO 269: Tallon vs Cortes     
Date:   Sep 24, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Rockmeteller Todd. Todd has chosen Jeeves and Wooster as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

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32
206 lbs
33 - 7 - 0
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30
194 lbs
30 - 9 - 1
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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 33 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Rockmeteller Todd!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Richard Clark and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Todd looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that half lands.

It looks like Rockmeteller Todd has been cut.
Kakoullis checks the leg kick.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Todd slips a jab and a cross from Kakoullis.
Todd let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Todd looks for the body kick but Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Todd takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kakoullis takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Todd swings widly with a right hand
and Kakoullis counters with a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis missing with a left hand there. Todd was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Todd manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Todd looks to land a right hand but Kakoullis moved out of range.
Kakoullis wants to land a leg kick but Todd is out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis tries to land a front kick but Todd steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kakoullis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Todd.
Kakoullis is looking to counter punch.
Kakoullis attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kakoullis.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Todd has time to react.
Todd throws a big shot that misses.
Kakoullis throws an off balance right hand
and Todd counters with a nice uppercut.
Todd keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kakoullis.
Todd jabs Kakoullis to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Jab from Todd.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
An inside leg kick from Kakoullis misses.
Todd throws a jab but it's blocked by Kakoullis.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Kakoullis checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick which misses Todd's front leg but catches the back leg as Todd tries to avoid it.
A slow jab from Todd misses its intended target.
Kakoullis appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Kakoullis comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Todd rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kakoullis connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Todd misses with an uppercut.
Kakoullis went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Todd staying out of range there.
Todd fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Kakoullis has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Todd uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Todd lands a really nice looking cross but Kakoullis seems unphased.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Todd sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Todd looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Todd.
Todd throws the kick towards the body but Kakoullis avoids it.
Kakoullis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Todd was well out of range. Poor timing from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with the combination.
Todd is trying to counter with his kicks.
Todd on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Todd catches Kakoullis with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Todd connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Todd scores with a sloppy right hand. Kakoullis should have avoided that one.
Todd pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A slow jab from Todd misses its intended target.
Todd connects with a single shot there.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick which misses Todd's front leg but catches the back leg as Todd tries to avoid it.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kakoullis throws a body punch but Todd moves out of range.
Todd throws a head kick that Kakoullis semi-blocks.
Left hook, right uppercut from Kakoullis.
Todd takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Todd is out of range.
Todd tries a quick counter leg kick but Kakoullis is wise to it.
Some bone on bone action there as Todd checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Todd misses with a body shot.
Kakoullis throws a lazy right hand but Todd sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Todd looking to land some kicks to the body here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Todd fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kakoullis.
Kakoullis scores with a jab. Todd acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Todd jabs Kakoullis to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body
and Todd counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Todd shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Todd cracks Kakoullis with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Todd slips under a jab.
Kakoullis throws the left hand but Todd avoids the punch easily.
Todd takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Kakoullis takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Todd scores with the left hand. Kakoullis knows he should have avoided that one.
Todd is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Kakoullis had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into p‚tť.
Kakoullis is looking to slow Todd down with leg kicks.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Todd crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Kakoullis - the referee stops the clock and Todd gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Kakoullis. Todd manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Todd throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kakoullis sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kakoullis misses with the combination.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's time! Back to the action!


Kakoullis lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Kakoullis is looking to slow Todd down with leg kicks.
Kakoullis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Kakoullis throws a lazy uppercut
and Todd counters with a low kick, right behind Kakoullis 's knee.
Kakoullis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Todd is looking to land body kicks.
Todd throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the leg kick from Todd.
Kakoullis is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Kakoullis is looking to slow Todd down with leg kicks.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Todd stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kakoullis.
Todd's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Todd throws a low kick, looking for Kakoullis's leg but Kakoullis calmly moves out of range.
Todd throws a big shot that misses.
Kakoullis feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Todd tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Todd.
Todd throws a leg kick but Kakoullis sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Sotiris Kakoullis is winning the standup battle so far.
Kakoullis rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Todd counters with a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick that is checked
and Kakoullis takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kakoullis looks to score with a jab to the body but Todd is just out of range.
Kakoullis just misses with a punch to the body.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but it's checked well by Todd.
Todd throws a lazy right hand but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Todd blocks the body kick.
Kakoullis throws a body shot but no joy.
Todd with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kakoullis is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Todd.
Todd is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Todd lands a nice looking body shot.
Todd blocks a leg kick.
Todd appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Todd throws a predictable looking body shot
and Kakoullis counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kakoullis throws a poor cross that misses
and Todd cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kakoullis scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Todd strikes.
Todd is looking to land body kicks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Todd takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kakoullis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Todd takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Kakoullis tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
And Todd responds with a good body kick, but Kakoullis manages to step out the way in time.
Nice jab there from Todd.
Kakoullis lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Kakoullis takes a swing at Todd's ribcage but misses.
Nice straight punches there by Kakoullis. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Todd swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Todd thows a left - swing and a miss!
Todd fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Kakoullis throws out a powerful jab.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Todd.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A punch lands to the side of Kakoullis 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Kakoullis gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Todd.
Todd scores with a three punch combo!
Todd throws a leg kick that misses.
Todd pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A head kick misses from Kakoullis.
Todd scores with a jab to the jaw.
Kakoullis dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Todd. That did some damage!
Kakoullis tests Todd's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Todd connects with a right hand. Kakoullis shakes it off.
Kakoullis misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Kakoullis takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Todd throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kakoullis stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Todd sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Kakoullis scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Todd.
It looks like Kakoullis has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Kakoullis with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kakoullis scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Todd doesn't seem bothered though.
Kakoullis lands with a nice combination. Todd backs away looking to recover.
Kakoullis lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Kakoullis throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kakoullis looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

Kakoullis moves into the clinch.
Kakoullis tries a body shot but Todd blocks it.
Todd working hard to break the clinch.

Todd manages to break the clinch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Todd throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Todd throws a sloppy head kick and Kakoullis moves out of range easily.
A shot to the body from Todd misses
and Kakoullis counters with a nice uppercut.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Todd.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Kakoullis takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Kakoullis scores with a crisp jab that stopped Todd in his tracks.
Todd takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Crunch! Kakoullis slams his shin into Todd's torso.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kakoullis misses with a hook.
Kakoullis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kakoullis scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Todd missing with a left hand there. Kakoullis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Todd wants to land a leg kick but Kakoullis is out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Todd. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kakoullis is looking to chop away at Todd's legs.
Todd jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kakoullis swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Todd throws a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head but Kakoullis sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis is looking to slow Todd down with leg kicks.
Kakoullis connects with an inside leg kick.
Todd throws a jab but it's blocked by Kakoullis.
Todd blocks a low kick nicely.
Todd lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Kakoullis takes a swing at Todd's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis pivots, looking for a leg kick but Todd is out of range and Kakoullis settles back down.
Kakoullis throws a combination. Todd tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Todd throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. Todd looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kakoullis turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Todd works the jab nicely.
Todd misses with a hook to the body
and Kakoullis counters with an inside leg kick.
Good exchange - Kakoullis coming out on top.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kakoullis's jab looks to have found its range, popping Todd under the eye.
Todd lands a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick
and Todd counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Todd thows a left - swing and a miss!
A swing and a miss from Kakoullis.
Todd moves out of range as Kakoullis throws a body kick.
Todd appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. Todd looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Todd throws out a powerful jab.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Todd moved away.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but Todd avoids it.
Todd is trying to counter with his kicks.
That kick from Kakoullis tenderised Todd's leg. Todd is trying to keep his angry face on.
Todd fails to land with a series of punches.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis jabs Todd to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Todd sees it coming and moves out of range.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kakoullis defending well as Todd loads up on a big left hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands a nice looking kick to the body. Todd takes a step back to recover.
Kakoullis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
You can see that Todd has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
Todd throws a body kick that misses.
Todd looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kakoullis lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Kakoullis 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 Todd has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Todd and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Todd only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Kakoullis thows a leg kick but Todd checks it
and Todd counters with a nice kick to the body.
Todd throws an overhand right that lands on Kakoullis's shoulder, as Kakoullis tries to avoid the shot.
Kakoullis looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Kakoullis attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Todd is trying to counter with his kicks.
Kakoullis attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Todd! But no joy.
Todd misses the jab.
A slow jab from Kakoullis misses its intended target.
Kakoullis feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Todd's calf.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Todd moved away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kakoullis closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Kakoullis uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Todd.
Kakoullis stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Todd.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Todd has time to react.
Kakoullis connects with an inside leg kick.
Todd throws a body kick that misses.
Kakoullis misses with a wild body shot.
Kakoullis misses with a leg kick
and Todd counters with a nice uppercut.
Todd lands a nice hook to Kakoullis's body. Kakoullis takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Todd fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Kakoullis looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Todd keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Todd dodges the punch combination from Kakoullis.
A decent looking cross lands there for Kakoullis.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis clearly takes that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Todd missing with a left hand there. Kakoullis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kakoullis throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Todd connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kakoullis misses the shot to the body.
Todd throws a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head but Kakoullis sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kakoullis throws a wild body kick that Todd sees coming a mile off.
Kakoullis feints a jab promting Todd to slip. Kakoullis then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Todd slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Todd catches Kakoullis with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Todd's jab looks to have found its range, popping Kakoullis under the eye.
Todd delivers a nice body kick.
Todd throws the left hand but Kakoullis avoids the punch easily.
Todd looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.
Kakoullis throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Todd counters with a nice body shot.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the body kick.
Todd keeps the fight on the outside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Todd misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Todd throws a low kick but Kakoullis avoids it.
Todd bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kakoullis uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Todd.

Kakoullis clinches.

Todd's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Todd lands a leg kick that knocks Kakoullis off balance momentarily.
Todd keeps the fight on the outside.
Todd swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
Kakoullis backing away here, and Todd unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Todd pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Todd moves away.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the strikes.
Todd feints and then cracks Kakoullis's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kakoullis down.
Todd throws a predictable looking body shot
and Kakoullis counters with a nice body kick.
Todd delivers a nice body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick which misses Todd's front leg but catches the back leg as Todd tries to avoid it.
Kakoullis is looking to slow Todd down with leg kicks.
Todd takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Todd! But no joy.
Todd connects with a right hand. Kakoullis shakes it off.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Todd takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Todd looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.
Todd moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Todd misses with a kick to the body.
Todd throws a right and a left that both miss.
Kakoullis takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
A little feinted left hand from Kakoullis on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Todd uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kakoullis.
Todd ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.
A leg kick checked by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kakoullis connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Todd uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a hook
and Todd counters with a nice low kick that buckles Kakoullis's knee momentarily.
Todd moves out of range as Kakoullis throws a body kick.
Kakoullis needs to keep his hands up - Todd had a free shot at his head there.
Kakoullis misses with a looping left.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Todd.
That kick from Kakoullis tenderised Todd's leg. Todd is trying to keep his angry face on.
Todd tried to score with a low kick but Kakoullis checks it.
Kakoullis throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Todd stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Todd throws an overhand right that lands on Kakoullis's shoulder, as Kakoullis tries to avoid the shot.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Todd moves out of range.
Kakoullis scores with a jab to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Todd swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Todd scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Todd motions for Kakoullis to come forward. Todd throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Todd throws a right hand that misses
and Kakoullis counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Kakoullis misses the jab.
Todd misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis walks into a stiff left hand from Todd.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Todd moves out of range.
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Todd.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Todd - that will leave a mark!
Kakoullis attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Both fighters circling a little - Todd finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Todd was well out of range. Poor timing from Kakoullis.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Rockmeteller Todd dominated that fourth round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Kakoullis moves out of range of the body kick.
Todd throws a right hand that misses
and Kakoullis counters with a nice uppercut.
Kakoullis throws the kick towards the body but Todd avoids it.
A little jabbing left from Todd on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Todd scores with a hook.
Todd throws a shot to the body.
Todd has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Kakoullis.
Todd ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
A jab from Todd does it's job there.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kakoullis.
Todd lands with a kick to the ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis jabs Todd right on the nose. Todd blinks but takes it well.
Todd lands with a straight right. Kakoullis didn't see that one coming.
Todd fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Todd.
Todd moves out of range as Kakoullis throws a body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kakoullis tried to score with a low kick but Todd checks it.
Todd scores with a nice right hand.
Todd looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Some bone on bone action there as Todd checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Kakoullis fakes the leg kick and cracks Todd in the body.
Todd slips under a jab.
Todd looks to throw the jab but Kakoullis is out of range.
Kakoullis throws a low kick, looking for Todd's leg but Todd calmly moves out of range.
A slapping leg kick lands for Todd.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kakoullis. That's going to slow Todd down.
Todd ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Todd throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Rockmeteller Todd has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sotiris Kakoullis is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Todd scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Todd.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis wants to land a leg kick but Todd is out of range.
Todd scores with a jab to the body.
Todd throws an off balance right hand
and Kakoullis counters with a low kick, right behind Todd 's knee.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Todd ducks right into an uppercut from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Todd manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Todd throws a leg kick but Kakoullis sees it coming and moves out of range.
Todd misses with a hook. Kakoullis ducked under it nicely.
Kakoullis throws a big counter combination but Todd scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that misses
and Todd counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kakoullis swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Kakoullis throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the side of Todd's head but Todd sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Nice defenses there by Kakoullis.
A nice inside leg kick there by Todd. That's going to slow Kakoullis down.
Kakoullis lunges at Todd with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Todd's hand.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that misses.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis slips a jab from Todd.
Kakoullis thinks about countering with a body kick.
Todd throws a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head but Kakoullis sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Todd feints a jab promting Kakoullis to slip. Todd then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Kakoullis slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Todd takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Todd misses with a hook. Kakoullis ducked under it nicely.
Nice defenses there by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis thuds his shin into the meat of Todd's side.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Kakoullis.
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!
Kakoullis scores with a spinning back kick!
A head kick misses from Kakoullis.
Todd misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis scores with a kick to the body.
Todd throws a predictable looking body shot
and Kakoullis counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Todd saw that one coming.
A leg kick checked by Todd.
Todd swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kakoullis checks a low kick from Todd.
Kakoullis takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Todd throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Kakoullis counters with an outside leg kick.
Todd throws a leg kick that is checked
and Kakoullis counters with a good, hard body kick but Todd shrugs it off.
Kakoullis walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Todd checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.

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 Sotiris Kakoullis.
Well Kakoullis 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 49:46
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 49:46
Judge William Gold scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Sotiris Kakoullis!

Sotiris Kakoullis retains his light heavyweight title!
After winning the bout, Sotiris Kakoullis thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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Event: EVO 263: Kakoullis vs Makinwa     
Date:   Aug 20, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Ugor Makinwa. Sotiris Kakoullis could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Ugor Makinwa's chin.

184 cm
32
206 lbs
32 - 7 - 0
195 cm
36
210 lbs
43 - 16 - 1
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World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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 32 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 43 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Ugor Makinwa!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Phil Schofield and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Kakoullis clinches.
Kakoullis misses with a hook to the ribs.

Makinwa manages to break the clinch.
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kakoullis checks a low kick from Makinwa.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis pivots, looking for a leg kick but Makinwa is out of range and Kakoullis settles back down.
Kakoullis ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Makinwa.
Makinwa misses with an uppercut. Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Kakoullis was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Kakoullis scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Makinwa moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Makinwa throws a body kick that misses.
Kakoullis getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Kakoullis has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Kakoullis throws a low kick, looking for Makinwa's leg but Makinwa calmly moves out of range.
Kakoullis throws a front kick aimed at Makinwa's knee but Makinwa avoids it well.
Kakoullis lands an overhand right.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis's corner calls for a 1-2. Kakoullis obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Nice shot lands for Makinwa.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kakoullis tries a head kick but it misses.
Makinwa replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Kakoullis blocks it well.
Kakoullis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Makinwa shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Makinwa.
Kakoullis stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Makinwa.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kakoullis.
Makinwa misses with a right hand
and Kakoullis counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Makinwa thinking.
Makinwa throws a leg kick that misses.
Makinwa thuds his shin into the meat of Kakoullis's side.
Nice body kick there by Makinwa.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Kakoullis works Makinwa's body with a nice hook.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Makinwa checks it well.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Makinwa moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Makinwa getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Makinwa throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis lands a head kick!

It looks like Ugor Makinwa has been cut.
Makinwa swings away with a body shot that misses
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Makinwa throws a series of punches but Kakoullis avoids them all with ease.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick which misses Makinwa's front leg but catches the back leg as Makinwa tries to avoid it.
Kakoullis tries to clinch up.
Makinwa misses with a right hand
and Kakoullis counters with a right hand to the body.
Makinwa tries a head kick but it misses.
Kakoullis swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Makinwa misses with a wild body shot.
A slapping leg kick lands for Makinwa.
Kakoullis cracks Makinwa with a good jab.
Makinwa has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kakoullis.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Makinwa.
Makinwa tries to land a front kick but Kakoullis steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kakoullis throws the left hand but Makinwa avoids the punch easily.
Makinwa looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Makinwa misses with a low kick as Kakoullis jumps back.
Makinwa throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
As Makinwa looks to move away, Kakoullis throws a big counter combo but Makinwa just gets out of the way.
Kakoullis misses with a wild body shot.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Makinwa. Kakoullis shrugs it off though.
Kakoullis fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Makinwa connects with a body shot.
Makinwa is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Kakoullis rather than just go for the knockout.
Kakoullis takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Kakoullis connects with a good right hand that stumbles Makinwa. Makinwa circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Makinwa throws the left hand but Kakoullis avoids the punch easily.
Kakoullis scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Makinwa connects with a nice looking jab.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A left lands for Makinwa.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Kakoullis comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Makinwa scores with a leg kick.
Kakoullis lunges at Makinwa with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Makinwa's hand.
Kakoullis keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Makinwa.
Makinwa throws a wild body kick that Kakoullis sees coming a mile off.
Kakoullis is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
An inside leg kick lands from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses
and Makinwa counters with a nice body kick.
Makinwa scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Kakoullis feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Makinwas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Makinwa throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis avoids the head kick by Makinwa.
Makinwa throws a right hand that Kakoullis ducks under and follows up with a left that Kakoullis also avoids with ease.
Makinwa connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Kakoullis throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Makinwa cracks the inside of Kakoullis's front leg.
Kakoullis throws a poor cross that misses
and Makinwa counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Kakoullis throws a low kick, looking for Makinwa's leg but Makinwa calmly moves out of range.
A leg kick checked by Kakoullis.
Makinwa has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Makinwa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Makinwa ducks under a wild hook from Kakoullis.
Makinwa is looking to land body kicks.
Makinwa throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A jab from Makinwa does it's job there.
Kakoullis stuns Makinwa with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Makinwa moves out of range of the body kick from Kakoullis.
Makinwa misses with a right hand
and Kakoullis counters with a three punch combo that has Makinwa backing up. Makinwa nods at Kakoullis to acknowledge the strikes.
Makinwa throws a hook but Kakoullis blocks it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Makinwa takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Makinwa's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Makinwa swings away with a leg kick that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis checks a leg kick.
Makinwa ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kakoullis 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.
Makinwa feints a counter leg kick.
Makinwa misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Makinwa misses with an uppercut. Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Makinwa on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Kakoullis scores with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Makinwa blocks a leg kick.
Makinwa fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Kakoullis looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Kakoullis throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kakoullis misses with the body kick
and Makinwa counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Makinwa tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Makinwa pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Makinwa attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
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!
Kakoullis throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.

Kakoullis rushes Makinwa and presses him up against the cage.
Makinwa working aggressively here.
Kakoullis fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Makinwa blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kakoullis misses with a body punch.
A short right from Makinwa.
Kakoullis swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kakoullis throws a punch but it's blocked by Makinwa.
Kakoullis is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Makinwa is defending well for now.
Makinwa misses with the head strike.
Kakoullis has Makinwa pushed against the cage.
Kakoullis just leaning against Makinwa, taking a breather.
Makinwa effectively controlling the action here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis tries to work over Makinwa's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kakoullis struggles to land a body shot inside as Makinwa controls his hands.
Kakoullis swings wildly with an uppercut but Makinwa uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kakoullis lands a left hand that snaps the head of Makinwa backwards.
Makinwa throws a punch but it's blocked by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands an uppercut.
Kakoullis misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Kakoullis breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kakoullis avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Makinwa misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis throws a lazy uppercut
and Makinwa counters with a slapping leg kick.
Nice body kick there by Makinwa.
Makinwa motions for Kakoullis to come forward. Makinwa throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis is looking to chop away at Makinwa's legs.
Makinwa steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Makinwa has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Makinwa.
Makinwa misses with a body punch
and Kakoullis counters with a low kick, right behind Makinwa 's knee.
Kakoullis misses with a straight left.
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Makinwa.
Kakoullis lands with a thumping leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Makinwa strikes.
Kakoullis tries to clinch up.
Makinwa looks to land a left hand but Kakoullis moved out of range nicely.
The fighters circling - Makinwa throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kakoullis throws a wild body kick that Makinwa sees coming a mile off.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kakoullis, right into the meat.
Kakoullis avoids the head kick by Makinwa.
Kakoullis throws a sloppy body shot
and Makinwa counters with a stiff right hand.
Makinwa dips to his left and cracks Kakoullis with an uppercut!
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Makinwa throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Makinwa swings for the body but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Makinwa keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

Sotiris Kakoullis's cut is getting worse.
Kakoullis chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Makinwa walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Makinwa throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Kakoullis thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Makinwa if he has to take too many more of those.
Makinwa throws a lazy right hand but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kakoullis takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Makinwa dips to his left and cracks Kakoullis with an uppercut!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Makinwa throws the left hand but Kakoullis avoids the punch easily.
A big right from Makinwa misses.
Kakoullis just misses with a punch to the body.
Makinwa tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis lets loose with a powerful body kick. Makinwa will feel that in the morning.
Makinwa takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands with a thumping leg kick.
Makinwa fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Makinwa is looking to clinch.
A slapping leg kick lands for Makinwa.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Kakoullis.
A telegraphed right hand from Kakoullis misses the target.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Makinwa.
Makinwa checks a leg kick.
Makinwa looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Makinwa has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Makinwa cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Makinwa misses with a body shot.
Makinwa loads up on a big right hand but Kakoullis slips the punch.
Makinwa takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Kakoullis shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Makinwa moves out of range of the strikes.
Makinwa takes one to the chin there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Makinwa lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Makinwa.
Kakoullis pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Makinwa blocks it.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kakoullis takes a jab right on the kisser.

Kakoullis drives through and clinches with Makinwa against the cage.

Kakoullis breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kakoullis scores with a three punch combo!
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Makinwa manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis misses with a hook.
Makinwa throws a one two combo.

Sotiris Kakoullis's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A clash of legs there as Makinwa blocks the low kick.
A decent looking cross lands there for Makinwa.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick as Makinwa jumps back.
Kakoullis dips to his left and cracks Makinwa with an uppercut!
Makinwa scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Makinwa blocks a jab.
Kakoullis is looking to chop away at Makinwa's legs.
Kakoullis lands a jab.
Kakoullis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A chopping leg kick lands by Makinwa.
Kakoullis works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Makinwa scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kakoullis is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Makinwa looks to land a body kick but Kakoullis moved away.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Makinwa goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Makinwa sees it coming and moves out of range.
Crunch! Kakoullis slams his shin into Makinwa's torso.
Makinwa throws a head kick that misses.
Kakoullis connects with a solid leg kick.
Makinwa lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kakoullis's sensitive parts.
Makinwa throws a looping overhand right but Kakoullis ducks down to avoid it.
Kakoullis throws a half hearted mid kick.
Sotiris Kakoullis is winning the standup battle so far.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Makinwa 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 Kakoullis has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kakoullis and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Makinwa misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Makinwa tries a low kick but Kakoullis avoids it.
Makinwa throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Kakoullis swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Makinwa misses with a low kick as Kakoullis jumps back.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Sotiris Kakoullis did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Kakoullis tries a low kick but Makinwa avoids it.
Makinwa throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Makinwa avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Kakoullis is looking to land body kicks.

Kakoullis has Makinwa up against the cage in a clinch.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Kakoullis.
Makinwa tries to break the clinch but Kakoullis is controlling the position.
Makinwa blocks a body shot from Kakoullis.

Makinwa breaks the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Makinwa connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Kakoullis momentarily.
Makinwa lands with a kick to the temple. Kakoullis shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Kakoullis scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kakoullis clobbers Makinwa with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis 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.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kakoullis.
Makinwa looks for the body kick but Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Makinwa 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.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Makinwa swings away with a body shot that misses
enabling Kakoullis to counter with a crisp jab.
Nice body kick there by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a quick inside leg kick.
Makinwa throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kakoullis stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Makinwa moves out of range.
Makinwa has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Makinwa there as he acknowledges the shot.
Makinwa has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Kakoullis.
Makinwa takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis throws a nice inside leg kick.
An inside leg kick from Kakoullis misses.
Makinwa tries a quick counter leg kick but Kakoullis is wise to it.
Makinwa throws a leg kick but Kakoullis sees it coming and checks it nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis tries to clinch but Makinwa moves out of range.

Kakoullis has Makinwa up against the cage in a clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis lands an elbow that stopped Makinwa in his tracks for a moment.
A short left from Makinwa.
Makinwa misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Makinwa is trying to break the clinch but Kakoullis is controlling him.
Kakoullis works on Makinwa's body with a couple of short punches.
Makinwa misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short right from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Kakoullis blocks a body shot from Makinwa.
Kakoullis controlling the action here for a moment.
Makinwa is trying to break the clinch but Kakoullis has him pressed against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis has a couple of punches blocked by Makinwa.
Makinwa is looking to break free of the clinch but Kakoullis has double underhooks.
Kakoullis looking to slow down the pace here.

Makinwa breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kakoullis scores with a kick to the midsection.
Kakoullis lands with a cross.
Makinwa gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
You can see that Makinwa has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
Kakoullis tries a head kick but it misses.
Makinwa looks to throw the jab but Kakoullis is out of range.
Kakoullis tries a head kick but it misses.
Kakoullis connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Kakoullis lands a lovely overhand right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis swings widly with a right hand
and Makinwa counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

Jeez, Sotiris Kakoullis's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.
Kakoullis tries to land a front kick but Makinwa steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Makinwa has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Kakoullis.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Makinwa fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Makinwa throws a body punch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis thows a leg kick but Makinwa checks it
and Makinwa counters with a nice body kick.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Makinwa moves out of range.
Kakoullis cracks Makinwa with a right hand to the side of the head.
Kakoullis dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Makinwa. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Makinwa takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Makinwa misses with a body shot.
Makinwa takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Kakoullis defending well as Makinwa loads up on a big left hand.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis had his way with Ugor Makinwa in that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. And we move into the final round!


Kakoullis thuds his right hand into Makinwa's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Kakoullis fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Makinwa takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kakoullis.
Some wild striking there from Kakoullis.
Makinwa has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Makinwa fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Kakoullis on the side of the head.
Makinwa throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Kakoullis counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kakoullis. That's going to slow Makinwa down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis jabs at Makinwa's body.
Decent striking displayed by Makinwa there.
Kakoullis throws a half hearted mid kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Makinwa lands a nice shot to the body.
Kakoullis with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Makinwa fakes the leg kick and cracks Kakoullis in the body.
Kakoullis throws an overhand right that lands on Makinwa's shoulder, as Makinwa tries to avoid the shot.
A bone on bone clash there as Makinwa blocks the leg kick.
Makinwa fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Makinwa jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
An inside leg kick from Kakoullis misses.
A jab from Makinwa misses.
A quick step to the side and Kakoullis tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Makinwa is looking to slow Kakoullis down with leg kicks.
Makinwa misses with a hook.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis scores with a nice body kick.
Makinwa has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Makinwa there as he acknowledges the shot.
Makinwa missing with a left hand there. Kakoullis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kakoullis throws a low kick, looking for Makinwa's leg but Makinwa calmly moves out of range.
Ugor Makinwa has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sotiris Kakoullis is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Makinwa connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Makinwa throws a leg kick that misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kakoullis blocks a low kick nicely.
A nice leg kick lands there from Makinwa.
Kakoullis gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Makinwa.
Kakoullis tests Makinwa's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Makinwa takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Makinwa moves out of range.
Makinwa throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Kakoullis counters with a slapping leg kick.
Makinwa misses with a body kick.
Good leg kick by Kakoullis there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Makinwa has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kakoullis finds it's way round the side to connect with Makinwa's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A shot to the body from Makinwa misses
and Kakoullis counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Makinwa.
Makinwa throws a lazy uppercut
and Kakoullis makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Kakoullis dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Makinwa. That did some damage!
Kakoullis throws a nice outside leg kick.
The fight stays on the outside here - Kakoullis looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Kakoullis throws a poor cross that misses
and Makinwa counters with an outside leg kick.
Kakoullis is looking to land body kicks.
Makinwa misses with a hook to the body
and Kakoullis counters with a low kick, right behind Makinwa 's knee.
Kakoullis scores with a jab.
Kakoullis scores with a nice body kick.
Nice uppercut lands for Makinwa. That snapped Kakoullis's head back.
Kakoullis is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a chopping leg kick but Makinwa manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Makinwa throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kakoullis scores with a decent looking hook.
An inside leg kick from Makinwa misses.
Kakoullis tried to counter with a leg kick but Makinwa avoided it.
Kakoullis uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Makinwa.
Makinwa goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kakoullis jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Kakoullis stuns Makinwa with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Makinwa throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kakoullis sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kakoullis cracks the inside of Makinwa's front leg.
Kakoullis lands with a nice body kick.
Makinwa dodges the punch combination from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis avoids a punch combination nicely.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sotiris Kakoullis showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Kakoullis 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 49:46
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 49:46
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sotiris Kakoullis!

A very excited looking Sotiris Kakoullis made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Event: EVO 261: Kakoullis vs Reznick     
Date:   Aug 06, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Trevor Reznick. Sotiris Kakoullis could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Trevor Reznick's chin.

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207 lbs
27 - 8 - 0
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Insanely flexible
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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 31 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Trevor Reznick!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Daniel Bishop and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Reznick pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

Reznick rushes Kakoullis and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Reznick tries to throw a body punch but Kakoullis avoids it by throwing Reznick back against the cage.
Kakoullis misses with a body punch.
Kakoullis lands with a light punch inside.
Kakoullis tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Reznick's elbow.
A right hand to the body from Reznick.
Reznick working some nice short punches in the clinch.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Reznick lands with a short shot to the head.
Kakoullis softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kakoullis.
A short body shot lands from Kakoullis as the two fighters clinch.
Reznick misses with the head strike.
Reznick scores with a shot to the side of Kakoullis's head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kakoullis.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right from Reznick on the inside.
Kakoullis softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Kakoullis tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Reznick avoids it.

Kakoullis breaks the clinch.
Reznick misses with a left hand
and Kakoullis counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Reznick takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Kakoullis scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Reznick feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Kakoullis's calf.
Kakoullis tried to score with a low kick but Reznick checks it.
Reznick wants to clinch.
Reznick is looking to clinch but Kakoullis is avoiding it.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kakoullis.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Reznick keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Reznick connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Kakoullis momentarily.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Reznick checks it well.
Kakoullis slips a jab from Reznick.
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Reznick saw that one coming.
Kakoullis fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kakoullis shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Reznick bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Reznick strikes.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Reznick manages to avoid it.
Reznick goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Kakoullis lands the left hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Kakoullis.
Reznick pivots, looking for a leg kick but Kakoullis is out of range and Reznick settles back down.
Good leg kick by Reznick there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
A low kick from Kakoullis misses
and Reznick counters with a solid body kick.
Kakoullis scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Kakoullis on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Reznick. Reznick obviously looking to wear him down.
Kakoullis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kakoullis throws out a leg kick but Reznick moves out of range and Kakoullis only half commits.
Kakoullis is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
Kakoullis delivers a nice body kick.
Kakoullis scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Reznick doesn't seem bothered though.
Reznick lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Reznick walks into a left hand.
Reznick moves in looking to clinch but Kakoullis pushes him off.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Reznick moves forwards but Kakoullis connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis tries a low kick but Reznick avoids it.
Reznick is trying to counter with his kicks.
Kakoullis throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body.
Reznick moves into range and connects with a jab.
Kakoullis throws a shot to the body.

Reznick closes the distance and pushes Kakoullis back into the cage.
Kakoullis misses with some punches.
Kakoullis working aggressively here.
Kakoullis blocks a body shot from Reznick.
Kakoullis misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kakoullis blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Reznick tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kakoullis's elbow.
Kakoullis works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Reznick blocks an uppercut.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Kakoullis getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Kakoullis punishes Reznick's body with a nice straight punch.
Kakoullis throws a half hearted mid kick.
Reznick lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Kakoullis connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Reznick defending well as Kakoullis loads up on a big left hand.
Reznick lands with an overhand left.
Reznick throws a leg kick which misses Kakoullis's front leg but catches the back leg as Kakoullis tries to avoid it.
Reznick looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Reznick avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kakoullis jabs Reznick to the body, keeping him at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Reznick has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Kakoullis throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Reznick stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kakoullis lands with a thumping leg kick.
Sotiris Kakoullis is winning the standup battle so far.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Reznick pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reznick moves away from the strike by Kakoullis.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Reznick does a little dance to reset his feet.
Reznick wants to counter the offense by Kakoullis and move into the clinch position.
A jab from Reznick misses.
Reznick steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Kakoullis. That one must have hurt.
Reznick throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kakoullis sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Reznick throws the left hand but Kakoullis avoids the punch easily.
Kakoullis jabs Reznick to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
A low kick from Kakoullis is predictable there
and Reznick counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Reznick strikes.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Reznick checks a leg kick nicely.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Reznick manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis slips under a jab from Reznick.
Kakoullis blocks the body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick
and Reznick counters with a stiff right hand.
Kakoullis slips a jab from Reznick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nice shot lands for Reznick.
Kakoullis lands a jab to Reznick's midsection.
Kakoullis swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kakoullis throws a body punch but Reznick moves out of range.
Reznick checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Reznick misses with a looping left.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Reznick.
Reznick looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kakoullis throws a series of punches but Reznick avoids them all with ease.
A swing and a miss from Reznick.
Kakoullis throws the kick towards the body but Reznick avoids it.
Reznick has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kakoullis.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis thows a leg kick but Reznick checks it
and Reznick counters with a slapping leg kick.
Kakoullis pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Kakoullis wants to slow Reznick down by chopping away at his legs.
Reznick looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kakoullis takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kakoullis fakes the leg kick and cracks Reznick in the body.
Kakoullis thows a body kick. Reznick tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Kakoullis works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Reznick misses with an uppercut.
A little feinted left hand from Kakoullis on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Kakoullis closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
Reznick wants to counter the offense by Kakoullis and move into the clinch position.
Reznick misses with a body shot.
Reznick lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A big left from Reznick misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reznick lands with a right hand.
A solid body kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Kakoullis keeps Reznick at a distance using the push kick.
Kakoullis works Reznick's body with a nice hook.
Reznick throws a big shot that misses.
Kakoullis throws a quick inside leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kakoullis. That's going to slow Reznick down.
Reznick lands a leg kick that knocks Kakoullis off balance momentarily.
Reznick checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Reznick moves out of range.
Reznick throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kakoullis on the side of the head.
Kakoullis wants to land a leg kick but Reznick is out of range.
Reznick lands with a thumping leg kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Reznick has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Reznick connects with a crisp jab.
Kakoullis throws the left hand but Reznick avoids the punch easily.
Reznick ducks under a wild hook from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Reznick moves out of range.
Reznick looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Reznick blocks the body kick.
Reznick moves away from the strike by Kakoullis.
Reznick is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Kakoullis with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Reznick checks it.
Kakoullis throws a half hearted mid kick.
Kakoullis fakes the leg kick and cracks Reznick in the body.
Kakoullis walks into a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Reznick does a little dance to reset his feet.
Good shot there by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Kakoullis swings widly with a right hand
and Reznick cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Reznick has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Kakoullis.
Reznick misses with a left hand
and Kakoullis counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Reznick drops his hands momentarily and Kakoullis takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Reznick.
Kakoullis pivots, looking for a leg kick but Reznick is out of range and Kakoullis settles back down.
Kakoullis backing away here, and Reznick unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Kakoullis lands with a right hand.
Kakoullis connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Reznick.
Reznick jabs Kakoullis right on the nose. Kakoullis blinks but takes it well.
An inside leg kick lands from Reznick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kakoullis scores with a spinning back kick!
A jab lands there for Kakoullis.
Reznick tries to clinch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Reznick stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kakoullis.
Reznick lands an overhand right.
Kakoullis scores with a leg kick.
Reznick misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kakoullis doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Kakoullis swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A little jabbing left from Reznick on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Reznick ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses.
Reznick takes a kick to the side of the head.
Kakoullis misses with a wild body shot.
Reznick steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a chopping leg kick but Reznick manages to avoid taking any serious damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis takes a swing at Reznick's ribcage but misses.
Reznick scores with a decent looking hook.
Kakoullis walks forward, straight into a front kick from Reznick.
Reznick fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Kakoullis checks it well.
Kakoullis throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Reznick fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kakoullis.
Reznick misses with a low kick as Kakoullis jumps back.
Kakoullis with a hook.
Reznick connects with an inside leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the side of Reznick's head but Reznick sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Reznick manages to avoid it.
Reznick throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reznick throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Reznick loads up on a big right hand but Kakoullis slips the punch.
The fighters circle momentarily. Kakoullis darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Reznick swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Kakoullis fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Reznick looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Kakoullis looks to throw the jab but Reznick is out of range.
Reznick lands with an uppercut that bounces Kakoullis off the cage and back into range.
Reznick throws a leg kick but Kakoullis sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Reznick fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Kakoullis has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kakoullis, right into the meat.
Good leg kick by Kakoullis there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Kakoullis looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Reznick looks to land a left hand but Kakoullis moved out of range nicely.
An attempted straight right counter from Kakoullis misses the target.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Reznick.
Kakoullis looks to land a right hand but Reznick moved out of range.
Reznick's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Reznick looks to land a left hand but Kakoullis moved out of range nicely.
Reznick tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Reznick checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kakoullis swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A jab lands there for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis thows a leg kick but Reznick checks it
and Reznick cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Reznick throws out a loose jab but Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Reznick on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Kakoullis feints and then cracks Reznick's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Reznick down.
Kakoullis thows a left - swing and a miss!
Reznick takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reznick lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Reznick avoids the body shot from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a good cross that connects.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Reznick pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Reznick will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Kakoullis scores with a kick to the midsection.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Reznick blocks it.
Reznick lunges at Kakoullis with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Kakoullis's hand.
Kakoullis connects with a nice looking jab.
Kakoullis lands with a hook. Reznick tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Kakoullis swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Reznick.
A low kick from Kakoullis is predictable there
and Reznick counters with a stiff right hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kakoullis throws a push kick but Reznick slaps the foot to one side.
Kakoullis lands a lovely overhand right.
Kakoullis just misses with a punch to the body.
Kakoullis wants to slow Reznick down by chopping away at his legs.
Reznick swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Reznick misses with a hook to the body
and Kakoullis cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Reznick looks to throw the jab but Kakoullis is out of range.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Reznick was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Kakoullis is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Reznick can do to turn this around?
Kakoullis motions for Reznick to come forward. Kakoullis throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Reznick lands a head kick!
Kakoullis misses with an uppercut.

Reznick gets in close and instigates a clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Kakoullis breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kakoullis misses with an uppercut.
That kick from Reznick tenderised Kakoullis's leg. Kakoullis is trying to keep his angry face on.
Kakoullis defending well as Reznick loads up on a big left hand.
Kakoullis scores with a jab to the jaw.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Reznick gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a body punch but Reznick moves out of range.
Reznick thows a leg kick but Kakoullis checks it
and Kakoullis makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Reznick avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Reznick lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Kakoullis tries to land a leg kick but Reznick saw it coming and moves away.
Kakoullis tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Reznick is able to avoid easily.
Kakoullis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a poor cross that misses

and Reznick counters into the clinch. Nicely done.

Kakoullis manages to break the clinch.
Reznick throws a series of punches but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Reznick throws a head kick but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis feinted there with a counter leg kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis lands with a thumping leg kick.
A head kick misses from Kakoullis.
Reznick missing with a left hand there. Kakoullis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kakoullis connects with a nice looking jab.
Reznick misses with a kick to the body.
Nice shot lands for Reznick.
Kakoullis throws a nice inside leg kick.
Reznick misses with a looping right.
Kakoullis moves into range and connects with a jab.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis had his way with Trevor Reznick in that round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Nice body punch from Kakoullis.
Good work by Reznick as he checks the leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Reznick.
Kakoullis lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Reznick tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
A decent looking cross lands there for Reznick.
Reznick throws a shot from downtown. Kakoullis moves away and avoids it.
Reznick walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kakoullis checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Reznick throws a shot from downtown. Kakoullis moves away and avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kakoullis. That's going to slow Reznick down.
Reznick misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Reznick.
Reznick checks a leg kick nicely.
A cross from Kakoullis lands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A telegraphed right hand from Reznick misses the target.
Jab by Kakoullis.
Reznick avoids the head kick by Kakoullis.
Reznick lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kakoullis swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kakoullis misses with a two punch combination.
Kakoullis misses with a straight right.
Reznick ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Reznick moves away.
Kakoullis misses with a wild body shot.
Kakoullis lands with an uppercut that bounces Reznick off the cage and back into range.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick
and Reznick counters with an outside leg kick.
Sotiris Kakoullis is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Reznick moves away.
Reznick tries to move into range but Kakoullis moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Kakoullis attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis avoids the head kick by Reznick.
Kakoullis checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Reznick finds it's way round the side to connect with Kakoullis's head.
A head kick misses from Kakoullis.
Reznick throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kakoullis stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
A low kick from Kakoullis misses
and Reznick cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Reznick manages to avoid it.
Reznick checks a leg kick.
Reznick misses with a double jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reznick throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. Reznick looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kakoullis feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Reznick's calf.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
A cross from Reznick lands.
Trevor Reznick has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Reznick misses with a head kick.
Jab by Reznick.
Reznick tests Kakoullis's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Reznick on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kakoullis lands with a nice body punch.
Reznick attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
As Reznick backs away, Kakoullis returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A decent looking cross lands there for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Reznick.
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!
Kakoullis misses with a shot to the body
and Reznick counters with a nice uppercut.
Reznick misses with a leg kick
and Kakoullis counters with a straight right hand.
Reznick thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kakoullis throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Reznick counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kakoullis fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Kakoullis lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Reznick misses with a jab to the body
enabling Kakoullis to counter with a crisp jab.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick that knocks Reznick off balance momentarily.
Reznick misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Reznick takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 50:45
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 50:45
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sotiris Kakoullis!

Sotiris Kakoullis retains his light heavyweight title!
A very excited looking Sotiris Kakoullis made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Event: EVO 259: Kakoullis vs Murphy     
Date:   Jul 30, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Cedric Murphy. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

184 cm
32
206 lbs
30 - 7 - 0
190 cm
31
215 lbs
30 - 11 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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 30 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Cedric Murphy!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Steven Brown and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Murphy tries a head kick but it misses.
Kakoullis looks to land a body kick but Murphy moved away.
Murphy swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Nice uppercut there from Kakoullis.

It looks like Cedric Murphy has been cut.
That kick from Kakoullis tenderised Murphy's leg. Murphy is trying to keep his angry face on.
Murphy feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Kakoulliss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Kakoullis has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Kakoullis misses with a straight left.
Murphy looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.
Kakoullis tried to counter with a leg kick but Murphy avoided it.

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

Murphy is rocked!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kakoullis lands a nice shot to the body.
Murphy is still on wobbly legs! Can Kakoullis finish him?
Murphy is looking to clinch but Kakoullis is avoiding it.
Murphy seems to have recovered his senses.
Kakoullis pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Kakoullis takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Murphy takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis tries to work over Murphy's front leg with a kick but Murphy checks it.
Kakoullis swings widly with a right hand
and Kakoullis takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Murphy.
Murphy fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Kakoullis looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Cedric Murphy seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kakoullis takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Murphy scores with a sloppy right hand. Kakoullis should have avoided that one.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Both fighters circling a little - Murphy finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis throws out a leg kick but Murphy moves out of range and Kakoullis only half commits.
Kakoullis chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Murphy can pounce on him.
Murphy lands with a kick to the ribs.
Murphy just misses with a punch to the body.
Murphy moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Murphy misses the shot to the body.
Murphy swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kakoullis throws a nice inside leg kick.
Murphy is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Murphy tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Murphy.
Murphy throws a series of punches but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Murphy throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Kakoullis counters with a body kick that stops Murphy in his tracks momentarily.
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!
Murphy takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Murphy throws a half hearted mid kick.
Kakoullis appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Murphy has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Murphy is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Kakoullis rather than just go for the knockout.
Murphy throws a body shot but no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murphy tries to close the distance and clinch up but Kakoullis swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Kakoullis buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
Murphy goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kakoullis throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Murphy sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kakoullis tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Murphy is able to avoid easily.
Murphy ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.
Murphy missing with a left hand there. Kakoullis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kakoullis's jab looks to have found its range, popping Murphy under the eye.
Kakoullis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Murphy was well out of range. Poor timing from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis checks the leg kick.
Kakoullis misses with a wild body shot.
Kakoullis comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Kakoullis takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Kakoullis keeps the fight on the outside.
Murphy looks to land a body kick but Kakoullis moved away.
As Murphy backs away, Kakoullis returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
A big left from Murphy misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws an overhand right that lands on Murphy's shoulder, as Murphy tries to avoid the shot.
Murphy only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Murphy fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the leg kick from Murphy.
A looping hook to the body misses from Murphy. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
The crowd cheers as Murphy lands an impressive looking overhand right. Kakoullis doesn't seem phased though.
Murphy goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Murphy pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

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

That has opened up Cedric Murphy's cut even more.
Murphy throws a body shot but no joy.
Murphy throws a poor cross that misses
and Kakoullis scores with a counter punch that sends Murphy to the canvas! Kakoullis smells blood - he's punishing Murphy with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Murphy has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:38 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Sotiris Kakoullis!
Sotiris Kakoullis retains his light heavyweight title!
Sotiris Kakoullis thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: EVO 256: Hess vs Traylor     
Date:   Jul 16, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Kelemi Seia and Sotiris Kakoullis. Seia comes to the cage accompanied by Edwin Starr WAR. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

190 cm
38
205 lbs
44 - 15 - 0
184 cm
32
206 lbs
29 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System

Museum of Monsters & Madmen



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 44 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kelemi Seia!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, William Gold and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Seia has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis blocks the body kick.
Kakoullis looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Seia bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kakoullis misses with a body punch
and Seia cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kakoullis scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Seia doesn't seem bothered though.
Kakoullis 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.
Seia throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kakoullis sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kakoullis lands a nice shot to the body.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nice shot lands for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws an off balance right hand
and Seia counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Kakoullis throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Kakoullis cracks Seia with a good jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Seia misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis throws a front kick aimed at Seia's knee but Seia avoids it well.
Seia darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Seia punishes Kakoullis's body with a nice straight punch.
Seia throws a big shot that misses.
Kakoullis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Seia lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick which misses Seia's front leg but catches the back leg as Seia tries to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seia lands with a nice body punch.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Kakoullis 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 Seia has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Seia and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Seia lands with a shot to the body.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Seia throws a body kick.
Kakoullis only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Seia pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Seia sees it coming and moves out of range.
Kakoullis scores with a hook to the body. Seia takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
A swing and a miss from Seia.
Seia fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kakoullis is out of range.
Seia throws a chopping leg kick but Kakoullis manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Seia chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Kakoullis throws an overhand right that lands on Seia's shoulder, as Seia tries to avoid the shot.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Seia thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Kakoullis if he has to take too many more of those.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Seia.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick as Seia jumps back.
Kakoullis lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Kakoullis feints and then cracks Seia's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Seia down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Seia takes a jab right on the kisser.
Seia misses with a body shot.
A countering left hand to the body from Kakoullis misses.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Seia checks it well.
Seia looks for the body kick but Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Seia backing away here, and Kakoullis unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Kakoullis feints and then cracks Seia's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Seia down.
Seia scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Kakoullis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
Kakoullis swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Kakoullis misses the shot to the body.
Seia tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Seia tries to land a front kick but Kakoullis steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kakoullis feints and then cracks Seia's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Seia down.
Kakoullis throws a body punch but Seia moves out of range.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Seia blocks it.
Seia fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kakoullis is out of range.
Seia backing away here, and Kakoullis unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Kakoullis lands with a good body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but Seia moves out of range easily.
Seia throws a low kick but it's checked well by Kakoullis.
Seia does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Seia tries to move into range but Kakoullis moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Seia avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Seia looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Seia throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Seia moved away.
Seia moves out of range of the strikes.
Seia clobbers Kakoullis with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Kakoullis looks to score with a jab to the body but Seia is just out of range.
Kakoullis throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Seia throws a low kick, looking for Kakoullis's leg but Kakoullis calmly moves out of range.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Seia blocks it.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Seia throws a body kick.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Seia moves out of range.
Seia misses with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seia throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Seia throws a leg kick
and Kakoullis counters with a nice body kick.
Seia takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kakoullis cracks Seia with an open hand slap.
Kakoullis turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
A bone on bone clash there as Seia blocks the leg kick.
Seia is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Seia connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kakoullis thows a body kick. Seia tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Kakoullis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Seia swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses
and Seia counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Seia lands a head shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Kakoullis throws a sloppy head kick and Seia moves out of range easily.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


The fighters circling - Kakoullis throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Seia ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.
Seia slips under a jab.
Seia dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kakoullis. That did some damage!
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body.
Seia explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Kakoullis connects with a single shot there.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kakoullis lands with a good body shot.
Kakoullis tries to score with a low kick but Seia moves his leg out of the way.
Seia tries to score with a low kick but Kakoullis moves his leg out of the way.
Seia scores with a nice body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A low kick from Kakoullis is predictable there
and Seia counters with a good low kick that Kakoullis was not able to check.
Kakoullis throws the kick towards the body but Seia avoids it.
Seia throws a jab but it's blocked by Kakoullis.
Seia thuds a left hand into Kakoullis's body.
Seia swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seia avoids the body shot from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis slips a straight right by Seia.
Kakoullis misses the shot to the body.
Kakoullis thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kakoullis misses with a series of wild punches.
Seia has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Seia.
Crunch! Seia slams his shin into Kakoullis's torso.
Seia misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Seia throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Seia throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Kakoullis scores with a shot to the body.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Seia manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Seia is out of range.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Kakoullis attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Kakoullis swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Seia.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A swing and a miss from Seia.
Seia takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Seia ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Seia cracks the inside of Kakoullis's front leg.
Seia on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Kakoullis scores with a body shot.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Seia moves out of range.
Kakoullis throws a nice outside leg kick.
Kakoullis takes one to the chin there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Seia does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kakoullis thows a leg kick but Seia checks it
and Seia counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a body punch but Seia moves out of range.
A nice combination there by Kakoullis.
Seia throws a body punch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis throws out a counter right but Seia avoids it with no problem.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Seia connects with a leg kick. Kakoullis looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kakoullis dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Seia. That did some damage!
Kakoullis misses with a looping left.
Kakoullis takes a swing at Seia's ribcage but misses.
Seia throwing a counter right hand but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Kakoullis 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 Seia has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Seia and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Kakoullis takes one to the side of the head.
Kakoullis stuns Seia with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Seia does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Kakoullis is trying to counter with his kicks.
Seia fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
The fighters circle momentarily. Kakoullis darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Kakoullis misses with an uppercut. Seia saw that one coming.
Kakoullis throws a push kick but Seia slaps the foot to one side.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Seia.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
It looked like Seia wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Kakoullis pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Kakoullis tries to land a front kick but Seia steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Seia throws a shot to the body.
Seia throws a body kick that misses.
Kakoullis replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Seia blocks it well.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Seia takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Kakoullis plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Kakoullis takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Seia digs a good hook to Kakoullis's body.
Seia misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Kakoullis looks to throw the jab but Seia is out of range.
Kakoullis scores with a head kick. Seia tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Seia misses with a leg kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
That's time! Seia's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Seia with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. Seia looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Seia scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Seia takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Seia blocks it.
Seia was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Seia lands a slapping body shot.
Seia connects with a crisp jab.
Seia checks a low kick from Kakoullis.
A clash of legs there as Kakoullis blocks the low kick.
Kakoullis is looking to score with low kicks.
Seia displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kakoullis throws out the jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Seia.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses.
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Seia doesn't seem bothered though.
Seia will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Seia misses with a body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Seia's calf.
Kakoullis blocks the body kick.
Seia lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kakoullis's sensitive parts.
Seia lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Kakoullis scores with a leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses.
As Kakoullis backs away, Seia returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Kakoullis misses with a leg kick
and Seia counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Seia misses with a looping right.
Seia fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kakoullis throws a solid leg kick but Seia takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kakoullis.
Kakoullis tries a head kick but it misses.
Crunch! Kakoullis slams his shin into Seia's torso.
Seia keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Kakoullis, as that shot connected.
Seia lands with a thumping leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kakoullis misses with an uppercut.
Seia moves out of range of the strikes.
Seia is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Seia manages to avoid it.
Seia is looking to counter with a body kick.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Seia strikes.
Seia fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kakoullis misses with a hook to the body
and Seia connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Seia lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Seia.
Seia tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Kakoullis is able to avoid easily.
Kakoullis looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Seia wants to land a leg kick but Kakoullis is out of range.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kakoullis lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Kakoullis throws a solid leg kick but Seia takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kakoullis.
Kakoullis slips under a jab from Seia.
Kakoullis appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Kakoullis throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Seia sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kakoullis gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Seia dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kakoullis lands an overhand right.
An inside leg kick lands from Seia.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. Seia looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kakoullis connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Seia's hands.
Seia's Muay Thai looks sharper than normal. He has obviously been working on it in the gym.
A punch lands to the side of Kakoullis 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Kakoullis misses with a leg kick.
Seia moves out of range of the body kick.
Kakoullis wants to land a leg kick but Seia is out of range.
Seia ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.
Seia misses with a kick to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Seia checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Seia connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Kakoullis scrambles back to his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands with a nice body kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Seia makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Seia jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Kakoullis looks to throw a body kick
and Seia counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Seia's corner calls for a 1-2. Seia obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Kakoullis fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Seia is out of range.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Seia feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Kakoulliss jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
A head kick by Kakoullis misses
and Seia counters with a stiff right hand.
Kakoullis throws the left hand but Seia avoids the punch easily.
Seia fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Seia throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kakoullis. That's going to slow Seia down.
Seia looks to land a left hand but Kakoullis moved out of range nicely.
Kakoullis is looking to score with low kicks.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Kelemi Seia did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Seia scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Seia keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Seia misses with a low kick.
Seia misses with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis cracks a nice hook into Seia's ribs.
Kakoullis feints and then cracks Seia's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Seia down.
Kakoullis misses with a looping left.
Kakoullis takes one on the chin but seems OK.
A clash of legs there as Kakoullis blocks the low kick.
Kakoullis misses with a few strikes there.
Seia throws a nice outside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kakoullis wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Kakoullis checks a leg kick.
Seia misses with a wild body shot.
A swing and a miss from Kakoullis.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seia blocks a head kick by Kakoullis.
Seia tried to counter with a leg kick but Kakoullis avoided it.
Kakoullis attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Kakoullis fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Seia.
Nice body kick there by Kakoullis.
A shot to the liver by Seia. Beautiful body shot.
A leg kick checked by Seia.
Seia swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kakoullis scoring well with a low kick there.
Seia scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Seia avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kakoullis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Seia gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Seia lands a jab to Kakoullis's midsection.
Seia throws a leg kick but Kakoullis checks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis cracks the inside of Seia's front leg.
Kakoullis jabs Seia to the body, keeping him at a distance.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Seia, right into the meat.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that misses.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Seia moves out of range of the body kick.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Seia.
A nice side step and Kakoullis releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Kakoullis pushes Seia away with a front kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Seia. Seia obviously looking to wear him down.
Seia walks into a jab.
Seia lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kakoullis lands with a thumping leg kick.
Seia lands a nice looking kick to the body. Kakoullis takes a step back to recover.
Kakoullis misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Seia's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Kakoullis with a jab.
Seia swings away with a body shot that misses
and Kakoullis counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Seia is looking to chop away at Kakoullis's legs.
A swing and a miss from Seia.
Seia throws a leg kick
and Kakoullis counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Seia just misses with a punch to the body.
Kakoullis connects with a good right hand that stumbles Seia. Seia circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Kakoullis lands a nice looking body shot.
Kakoullis misses the jab.
Kakoullis misses the jab.
Kakoullis keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Seia.
Kakoullis throws a quick inside leg kick.
Seia scores with a hook to the body. Kakoullis takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seia checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Seia moves away.
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.
Seia with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kakoullis looks to throw a body kick
and Seia counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Seia thumps Kakoullis with a low kick.
The fighters circle momentarily. Seia darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Seia 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 Kakoullis has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kakoullis and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Seia tries to move into range but Kakoullis moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Kakoullis lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kakoullis cracks a nice hook into Seia's ribs.
Kakoullis throws a head kick but Seia moves out of range.
Seia throws a wild body kick that Kakoullis sees coming a mile off.
It seemed like Kakoullis was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Seia.
Kakoullis connects with a crisp jab.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. 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.


Kakoullis getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Seia throws a jab but it's blocked by Kakoullis.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kakoullis! But no joy.
Seia throws a chopping leg kick but Kakoullis manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Kakoullis has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Seia.
Seia throws a body shot but no joy.
Kakoullis appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Kakoullis scores with a body shot.
Kakoullis looks to land a right hand but Seia moved out of range.
Seia throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A jab lands there for Seia.
Kakoullis lands a body shot.
Seia misses with a wild body shot.
Kakoullis raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Seia misses with a right hand
and Kakoullis counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
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.
Kakoullis connects with a solid leg kick.
Seia blocks a jab.
Kakoullis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kakoullis misses with a lunging right hand
and Seia connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Kakoullis connects with a body shot that sends Seia's belly button to the back.
Seia scores with a hook.
Both fighters circling a little - Kakoullis finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick
and Seia makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Kakoullis really felt that one!
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kakoullis misses with a wild body shot.
Seia lands with an uppercut that bounces Kakoullis off the cage and back into range.
Seia gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Kakoullis counters with a leg kick.
Seia needs to keep his hands up - Kakoullis had a free shot at his head there.
Good work by Seia as he checks the leg kick.
Seia takes a body punch but keeps moving.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis connects with a nice looking jab.
Seia lands a nice hook to Kakoullis's body. Kakoullis takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Kelemi Seia has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sotiris Kakoullis 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.
Kakoullis lands a slapping body shot.
Kakoullis blocks a leg kick.
Seia throws a leg kick but Kakoullis sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kakoullis throws a solid leg kick but Seia takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kakoullis.
Kakoullis gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Seia.
Seia staying out of range there.
Kakoullis scores with a decent looking hook.
Seia throws an off balance right hand
and Kakoullis counters with a slapping leg kick.
An inside leg kick from Kakoullis misses.
Seia takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
A looping hook to the body misses from Seia. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Seia tries to score with a low kick but Kakoullis moves his leg out of the way.
Kakoullis stuns Seia with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Good leg kick by Kakoullis there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Some bone on bone action there as Kakoullis checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Kakoullis doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis slips under a jab.
Kakoullis fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Seia looks to land a body kick but Kakoullis moved away.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Seia.
Seia misses with a leg kick.
Kakoullis looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Seia misses with a low kick as Kakoullis jumps back.
An inside leg kick from Seia misses.
Kakoullis looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Seia walks into a jab.
Kakoullis scores with a nice body kick.
Seia moves forwards but Kakoullis connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Kakoullis throws a push kick but Seia slaps the foot to one side.
Seia drops his hands momentarily and Kakoullis takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Kakoullis tries a head kick but it misses.
Seia throws a shot from downtown. Kakoullis moves away and avoids it.
Kakoullis paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kakoullis cracks Seia with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kakoullis takes a jab right on the kisser.
Seia tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Seia.
Kakoullis cracks Seia with a good jab.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Seia.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kakoullis, right into the meat.
A low kick from Seia misses
and Kakoullis connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Seia throws a head kick that misses.
Seia throws a leg kick that is checked
and Kakoullis counters with a slapping leg kick.
Kakoullis lands a body shot.
Kakoullis blocks a leg kick.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Kakoullis - that will leave a mark!
Kakoullis checks a leg kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kakoullis! But no joy.
Some bone on bone action there as Kakoullis checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 46:49
Judge William Gold scores the fight 46:49
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sotiris Kakoullis!

Sotiris Kakoullis is the new light heavyweight champion!
Our winner, Sotiris Kakoullis, 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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RATING
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Event: EVO 252: Kakoullis vs Gage     
Date:   Jun 29, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Joe Gage. Gage is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Panama. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

184 cm
31
206 lbs
28 - 7 - 0
185 cm
31
210 lbs
28 - 9 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Museum of Monsters & Madmen

Hellbent



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 28 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Joe Gage!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A big right from Gage misses.
Kakoullis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Kakoullis is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Kakoullis throws a front kick aimed at Gage's knee but Gage avoids it well.
Kakoullis scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gage moves away.
Gage looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Gage throws a body kick.
Gage misses with a straight left.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Kakoullis appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Jab from Gage.
Gage misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Gage scores with a kick to the body.
Gage's coach down at Globo Gym was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Gage's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
A big right from Gage misses.
Gage uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Gage. Gage obviously looking to wear him down.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gage swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kakoullis just misses with a punch to the body.
Gage lands a jab to Kakoullis's midsection.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws the kick towards the body but Gage avoids it.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
Gage appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Kakoullis checks a leg kick.
Gage slips a jab from Kakoullis.
Gage throws a sloppy head kick and Kakoullis moves out of range easily.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick
and Gage counters with a low kick, right behind Kakoullis 's knee.
Gage's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kakoullis connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Gage scrambles back to his feet.
Kakoullis pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gage fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the strikes.
Kakoullis connects with an inside leg kick.
Kakoullis has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Kakoullis checks the leg kick.
Gage fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Kakoullis looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Kakoullis slips a jab from Gage.
Kakoullis throwing a counter right hand but Gage manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis slips under a jab.
Kakoullis thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A slapping leg kick lands for Gage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gage is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Kakoullis lands a front kick.
Gage scores with a kick to the body.
Gage tried to score with a low kick but Kakoullis checks it.
Gage fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Kakoullis checks it well.
Kakoullis is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Gage throws a leg kick which misses Kakoullis's front leg but catches the back leg as Kakoullis tries to avoid it.
Kakoullis looks to land a right hand but Gage moved out of range.
Gage ducks under a wild hook from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that misses.
A jab from Gage misses.
Gage dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A countering left hand to the body from Gage misses.
Kakoullis slips under a jab.
Gage rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kakoullis counters with a good, hard body kick but Gage shrugs it off.
Gage swings for the body but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis throws a chopping leg kick but Gage manages to avoid taking any serious damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis scores with a kick to the midsection.
Kakoullis takes a swing at Gage's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Kakoullis lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Kakoullis throws a front kick that sends Gage stumbling back into the cage.
Kakoullis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gage was well out of range. Poor timing from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Gage appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Gage doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Gage uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kakoullis.
A countering left hand to the body from Gage misses.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body.
Gage looks to land a body kick but Kakoullis moved away.
Gage punishes Kakoullis's body with a nice straight punch.
Kakoullis gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Gage counters with a thumping low kick.
Gage lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nice uppercut lands for Gage. That snapped Kakoullis's head back.
Gage takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gage on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Gage 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.
Kakoullis avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kakoullis is looking to counter with head kicks.
Kakoullis throws a sloppy head kick and Gage moves out of range easily.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Kakoullis will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Gage was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Gage blocks a jab.
Gage misses with a low kick.
Nice defenses there by Kakoullis.
Gage with a body punch. A glancing blow.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gage throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gage throws a body shot but no joy.
Gage misses with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Gage throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Kakoullis counters with a nice body kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gage manages to avoid it.
Gage looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Gage moves out of range of the body kick.
A jab from Gage misses.
Gage has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kakoullis finds it's way round the side to connect with Gage's head.
Kakoullis feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Gage's calf.
Gage scores with a head kick.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Gage throws a body kick that misses.
Gage throws the left hand but Kakoullis avoids the punch easily.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Gage crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Kakoullis - the referee stops the clock and Gage gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Kakoullis. Gage manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Gage lands a head kick. Kakoullis smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick that knocks Gage off balance momentarily.
Gage misses with a body shot.
Kakoullis throwing a counter right hand but Gage manages to avoid it.
Gage misses with a wild body shot.
Kakoullis chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gage takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
The fighters circle momentarily. Gage darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Gage jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Kakoullis thuds a left hand into Gage's body.
Kakoullis looks to land a body kick but Gage moved away.
Gage chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kakoullis.
Gage wants to slow Kakoullis down by chopping away at his legs.
An attempted straight right counter from Kakoullis misses the target.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Gage strikes.
Kakoullis jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Gage throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Gage misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Gage.
Gage slips under a jab.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis 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.
Kakoullis throws a wild body kick that Gage sees coming a mile off.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gage. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gage misses with an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gage throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Gage misses with a body shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gage sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Gage takes a kick to the side of the head.
Kakoullis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Gage throws a shot from downtown. Kakoullis moves away and avoids it.
Kakoullis bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Gage's head.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the body kick from Gage.
Kakoullis appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
A punch lands to the side of Kakoullis 's head but he takes it in his stride.
A slow jab from Gage misses its intended target.
Kakoullis slips a jab from Gage.
Kakoullis tries to bum rush Gage with a series of wild strikes but Gage uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Gage looks to throw the jab but Kakoullis is out of range.
Kakoullis thinks about countering with a head kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gage. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gage tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Gage.
Joe Gage seems to be getting the better of the standup.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Gage cracks the inside of Kakoullis's front leg.
Kakoullis throws a quick inside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands a nice shot to the body.
Gage throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kakoullis throws a big counter combination but Gage scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Gage tries a low kick but Kakoullis avoids it.
Kakoullis connects with a good right hand that stumbles Gage. Gage circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Gage throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Kakoullis counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Gage ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.
Kakoullis feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Gage's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
A low kick from Gage is predictable there
and Kakoullis connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kakoullis scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Gage doesn't seem bothered though.
Gage dodges the punch combination from Kakoullis.
Gage looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Nice straight punches there by Kakoullis. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gage tries a head kick but it misses.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
Gage pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Gage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis slips a jab from Gage.
Gage takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Gage throws a hook but Kakoullis blocks it.
Kakoullis looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Crunch! Kakoullis slams his shin into Gage's torso.
Gage slips a jab and a cross from Kakoullis.
Gage throws out a leg kick but Kakoullis moves out of range and Gage only half commits.
Gage sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Gage has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis connects with a looping right hand.
Gage takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Gage is breathing heavily.
Kakoullis keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kakoullis misses the shot to the body.
Kakoullis lands a right hook to the body.
Gage checks a low kick from Kakoullis.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Gage moves out of range of the leg kick from Kakoullis.
Gage thows a leg kick but Kakoullis checks it
and Kakoullis counters with a good, hard body kick but Gage shrugs it off.
Kakoullis checks a low kick from Gage.
Kakoullis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gage.
Kakoullis scores with a decent looking hook.
Nice body kick from Kakoullis.
Gage misses with an uppercut.
Kakoullis half committed to a counter leg kick.
Gage moves out of range as Kakoullis throws a body kick.
Gage uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kakoullis.
And Gage responds with a good body kick, but Kakoullis manages to step out the way in time.
Kakoullis throws a shot from downtown. Gage moves away and avoids it.
Kakoullis misses with a head kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Kakoullis throws the kick towards the body but Gage avoids it.
Gage swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Gage turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis looks to land a body kick but Gage moved away.
Kakoullis is looking to land body kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gage throws a looping overhand right but Kakoullis ducks down to avoid it.
Kakoullis tries to work over Gage's front leg with a kick but Gage checks it.
Kakoullis misses with a head kick.
Gage throws a low kick but it's checked well by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis is looking for a counter combo.
Gage misses with a straight right.
The fighters circling - Gage throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Crunch! Gage slams his shin into Kakoullis's torso.
Gage is looking to land body kicks.
Gage throws a sloppy head kick and Kakoullis moves out of range easily.
Gage on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kakoullis. Kakoullis obviously looking to wear him down.
Kakoullis lands a head kick!
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Gage sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Gage wants to slow Kakoullis down by chopping away at his legs.
Gage on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Gage throws a hook but Kakoullis blocks it.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a head kick but Gage moves out of range.
Kakoullis clobbers Gage with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
The fighters circle momentarily. Kakoullis darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Gage is looking to land body kicks.
Kakoullis connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Kakoullis feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Gage's calf.
Gage misses with a hook.
Gage digs a good hook to Kakoullis's body.
Gage moves into range and connects with a jab.
Kakoullis jabs Gage right on the nose. Gage blinks but takes it well.
Gage missing with a left hand there. Kakoullis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Gage takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Gage takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Kakoullis lands with a right hand.
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gage.
Kakoullis explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gage throws a low kick but it's checked well by Kakoullis.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gage. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gage misses with a looping left.
Gage throws a solid leg kick but Kakoullis takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Gage.
A punch lands to the side of Kakoullis 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Gage lands a head shot.
Kakoullis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
A thudding body kick lands there by Kakoullis!
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis lands a nice looking kick to the body. Gage takes a step back to recover.
Gage lands with a nice body punch.
Kakoullis lands a lovely overhand right.
Gage throws a front kick aimed at Kakoullis's knee but Kakoullis avoids it well.
Gage misses with a straight right.
Kakoullis lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Kakoullis looking to land some kicks to the body here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gage misses with a kick to the body
and Kakoullis counters with a slapping leg kick.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis stuns Gage with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kakoullis lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Gage moves out of range of the body kick.
Gage looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Gage tries a low kick but Kakoullis avoids it.
Kakoullis misses with a leg kick.
Kakoullis backing away here, and Gage unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Gage tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Gage.
Gage gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kakoullis.
Gage feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Kakoullis's calf.
Gage has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Kakoullis motions for Gage to come forward. Kakoullis throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
It seemed like Gage was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Kakoullis takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Gage misses with a head kick.
A big right from Gage misses.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kakoullis pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Kakoullis scoring well with a low kick there.
Kakoullis lands a nice looking kick to the body. Gage takes a step back to recover.
Kakoullis checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kakoullis is looking to slow Gage down with leg kicks.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Gage.
Kakoullis half committed to a counter leg kick.
Jab by Kakoullis.
Gage stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Kakoullis checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Gage swings for the body but Kakoullis moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gage avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Gage misses with a looping left.
Kakoullis goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gage misses the shot to the body.
Kakoullis throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gage throws a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head but Kakoullis sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kakoullis fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Gage.
Jab from Kakoullis.
Gage throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Gage throws a sloppy head kick
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Gage might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Kakoullis has got the better of the exchanges.
Kakoullis scores with a spinning back kick!
Gage feints and then cracks Kakoullis's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kakoullis down.
Kakoullis works Gage's body with a nice hook.
Gage throws a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head but Kakoullis sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A slapping body kick lands there for Gage.
Kakoullis throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kakoullis misses with an uppercut. Gage saw that one coming.
Kakoullis connects with a looping right hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kakoullis connects with a crisp jab.
Nice body kick there by Gage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gage moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Gage throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Kakoullis changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Kakoullis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Kakoullis darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Kakoullis throws a nice head kick!
Kakoullis lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Nice jab there from Kakoullis.
Gage fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis scores with a body shot.
Gage pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A solid leg kick lands there for Gage.
Kakoullis lands a jab.
Kakoullis displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gage throws out the jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Gage throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kakoullis misses the jab.
Kakoullis cracks a nice hook into Gage's ribs.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Gage, right into the meat.
Gage misses with a head kick.
Gage throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Gage connects with a leg kick. Kakoullis looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Gage motions for Kakoullis to come forward. Gage throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A left lands for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gage manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Kakoullis lands with a good body shot.
Kakoullis looks to land a body kick but Gage moved away.
Gage throws a head kick that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gage scores with a nice right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gage lands a leg kick that knocks Kakoullis off balance momentarily.
Kakoullis scores with a kick to the midsection.
Gage looks to land a right hand but Kakoullis moved out of range.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Gage.
Kakoullis takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kakoullis throws a sloppy head kick and Gage moves out of range easily.
Gage looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Gage chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Kakoullis is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Gage can do to turn this around?
Gage avoids the body shot from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Gage throws out a loose jab but Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gage connects with a nice looking jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gage ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Gage.
Donk. Kakoullis catches Gage right on the button with a cross.
Gage throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis had his way with Joe Gage in that round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


A cross from Kakoullis lands.
Gage throws a low kick but it's checked well by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Kakoullis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kakoullis tries to work over Gage's front leg with a kick but Gage checks it.
Kakoullis works Gage's body with a nice hook.
Gage buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Nice body kick from Kakoullis.
Gage lands with a shot to the body.
Kakoullis moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Kakoullis tries to land a front kick but Gage steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gage throws a wild body kick that Kakoullis sees coming a mile off.
Gage swings for the body but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Kakoullis checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Kakoullis swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Gage takes one to the chin there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A lazy body kick from Kakoullis
and Gage counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Gage.
Kakoullis throws a low kick, looking for Gage's leg but Gage calmly moves out of range.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gage scores with a jab. Kakoullis acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Kakoullis thumps Gage with a low kick.
Kakoullis digs a good hook to Gage's body.
Kakoullis lets loose with a powerful body kick. Gage will feel that in the morning.
A telegraphed right hand from Gage misses the target.
Gage throws a leg kick but Kakoullis sees it coming and moves out of range.
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Gage saw that one coming.
Gage fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Kakoullis has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Kakoullis waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gage.
A low kick from Kakoullis is predictable there
and Gage counters with a left to the body.
Gage misses with a looping left.
Sotiris Kakoullis is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gage.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis looks to land a body kick but Gage moved away.
Gage misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis lands with a hook. Gage tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Gage misses with a body shot.
Gage looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kakoullis misses with a straight right.
Gage finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gage walks into a straight right hand from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a body punch but Gage moves out of range.
A jab from Gage misses.
Kakoullis avoids the head kick by Gage.
Nice body punch from Gage.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands a slapping body shot.
A head kick misses from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands with a shot to the body.
Kakoullis throws a push kick but Gage slaps the foot to one side.
Gage throws a leg kick but Kakoullis sees it coming and checks it nicely.
A quick step to the side and Kakoullis tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis misses with a wild body shot.
Kakoullis throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Gage on the side of the head.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gage avoids the head kick by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis connects with the punch.
A jab from Kakoullis misses.
Joe Gage has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Gage.
Gage throws a low kick but Kakoullis moves out of range easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gage misses the jab.
Kakoullis throws a wild body kick that Gage sees coming a mile off.
Gage tries a quick counter leg kick but Kakoullis is wise to it.
Kakoullis gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Gage.
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!
Gage with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kakoullis to score with a decent uppercut.
Gage tried to score with a low kick but Kakoullis checks it.
A decent looking cross lands there for Kakoullis.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Gage.
Kakoullis scores with a punch to the head.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Kakoullis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Gage.
Gage blocks the body kick.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Gage.
Kakoullis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Gage swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Kakoullis keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Kakoullis looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Sotiris Kakoullis showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Kakoullis 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 50:46
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 49:46
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sotiris Kakoullis!

Sotiris Kakoullis thanked the fans post fight for their support.
Joe Gage spoke after the fight, saying 'fuck'.
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
81%

 

Event: EVO 246: Hess vs Turpin     
Date:   May 28, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Tiago Renato. Renato is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by I Want My Tears Back. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

184 cm
31
206 lbs
27 - 7 - 0
184 cm
35
205 lbs
36 - 12 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Museum of Monsters & Madmen

Perkele!



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 27 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 12 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Tiago Renato!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Andrew Berry and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Renato moves out of range of the leg kick from Kakoullis.
Renato will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Renato misses with an uppercut. Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Kakoullis checks a low kick from Renato.
Kakoullis pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Kakoullis moves away from the strike by Renato.
Renato keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kakoullis.
An inside leg kick from Renato misses.
Renato lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kakoullis's sensitive parts.
A cross from Kakoullis lands.
Kakoullis takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Renato moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The fighters circling - Kakoullis throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kakoullis digs a good hook to Renato's body.
Kakoullis looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A big left from Renato misses.
Renato dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kakoullis. That did some damage!
Renato swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Kakoullis counters with a good low kick that Renato was not able to check.
Renato tries to work over Kakoullis's front leg with a kick but Kakoullis checks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Renato does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kakoullis tries to work over Renato's front leg with a kick but Renato checks it.
Kakoullis throws a front kick that sends Renato stumbling back into the cage.
Kakoullis scores with a spinning back kick!
Kakoullis tests Renato's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Renato loads up on a big right hand but Kakoullis slips the punch.
A big left from Renato misses.
Nice body punch from Kakoullis.
Renato keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis misses with a wild body shot.
And Renato responds with a good body kick, but Kakoullis manages to step out the way in time.
Kakoullis checks a leg kick nicely.
Renato takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Kakoullis throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kakoullis pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Renato swings widly with a right hand
and Kakoullis counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Renato thinking.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Renato throws an overhand right that lands on Kakoullis's shoulder, as Kakoullis tries to avoid the shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Renato chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Kakoullis moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Kakoullis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Renato loads up on a big right hand but Kakoullis slips the punch.
Nice shot lands for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Renato lands a leg kick that knocks Kakoullis off balance momentarily.
Renato throws a chopping leg kick but Kakoullis manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Renato crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Kakoullis - the referee stops the clock and Renato gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Kakoullis. Renato manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Renato throws a jab when Kakoullis was well out of range.
Kakoullis thows a body kick. Renato tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Renato shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Renato 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 Kakoullis has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kakoullis and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Kakoullis checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick which misses Renato's front leg but catches the back leg as Renato tries to avoid it.
Renato misses with an uppercut. Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Renato has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick that knocks Renato off balance momentarily.
Good standup being displayed there by Kakoullis as he connects with a hook.
A thudding body kick lands there by Kakoullis!
Renato attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Renato moves out of range of the body kick.
Renato let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Kakoullis throws a poor cross that misses
and Renato counters with a nice body shot.
Renato lands a leg kick that knocks Kakoullis off balance momentarily.
Kakoullis scores with a push kick.
Renato scores with a body shot.
Renato takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis throws a solid leg kick but Renato takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kakoullis.
Renato with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kakoullis to score with a decent uppercut.
Kakoullis is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Renato slips a straight right by Kakoullis.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Renato lands a nice shot to the body.
Kakoullis uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Renato.
Renato has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Kakoullis.
Renato throws a wild body kick that Kakoullis sees coming a mile off.
A good leg kick by Renato.
Renato throws a wild body kick that Kakoullis sees coming a mile off.
Kakoullis scores with a push kick.
Renato connects with a crisp jab.
Kakoullis throws a right and a left that Renato avoids nicely.
Renato closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Kakoullis blocks a low kick nicely.
Renato swings away with a body shot that misses
and Kakoullis counters with an inside leg kick.
Kakoullis lands with a hook. Renato tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Kakoullis lands a jab-cross combination.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Renato.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Renato throws a leg kick
and Kakoullis cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Renato might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Kakoullis has got the better of the exchanges.
Renato lands a nice looking body shot.
Kakoullis checks a leg kick.
Renato throws a body shot but no joy.
Kakoullis 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.
Kakoullis takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Renato misses with a kick to the body.
Renato takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. Renato looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
A head kick misses from Kakoullis.
Renato throws a leg kick but Kakoullis sees it coming and moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Renato swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a looping left.
Renato throws a leg kick that misses.
Renato moves out of range as Kakoullis throws a body kick.
Renato has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Kakoullis.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis throws a low kick but Renato avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A clash of legs there as Renato blocks the low kick.
Kakoullis connects with a jab.
Kakoullis is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Renato can do to turn this around?
Renato pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Renato 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.
Kakoullis cracks Renato with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Kakoullis scores with a spinning back kick!
Renato takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Kakoullis lands a nice shot to the body.
Renato lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kakoullis scores with a jab to the head.
Renato staying out of range there.
Renato blocks the body kick.
Renato misses with a hook.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Renato moves away.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Renato moves into range and connects with a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Renato throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a push kick but Renato slaps the foot to one side.
Renato keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Renato's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Renato looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Renato fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Kakoullis checks it well.
Renato goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Sotiris Kakoullis is winning the standup battle so far.
Renato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Renato jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kakoullis misses with a series of wild punches.
Kakoullis motions for Renato to come forward. Kakoullis throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Renato takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Renato avoids a kick to the body.
Renato moves out of range as Kakoullis strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Renato throws a predictable looking body shot
and Kakoullis counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
A low kick from Renato is predictable there
letting Kakoullis counter with a right hand.
Renato misses with a straight left.
Kakoullis throws a big counter combination but Renato scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
A shot to the body from Kakoullis misses
and Renato counters with a slapping leg kick.
A thudding body kick lands there by Kakoullis!
Renato connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Renato uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kakoullis.
Renato takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Renato needs to keep his hands up - Kakoullis had a free shot at his head there.
Renato takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Renato lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Kakoullis throws a hook but Renato blocks it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Renato connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Renato.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis misses with a looping left.
Renato looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Renato bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Renato checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
A shot to the liver by Renato. Beautiful body shot.
Kakoullis connects with an inside leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
Renato lands with a thumping leg kick.
Renato misses with a leg kick.
Renato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Renato has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Renato digs a good body shot into Kakoullis's ribs.
Kakoullis chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Kakoullis checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Renato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis lands with a kick to the ribs.
Kakoullis dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Renato. That did some damage!
Renato misses with a looping right.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Renato swings widly with a right hand
and Kakoullis counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Renato walks forward, straight into a front kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick which misses Renato's front leg but catches the back leg as Renato tries to avoid it.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Renato.
Renato takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Kakoullis wants to land a leg kick but Renato is out of range.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
Renato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Renato walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kakoullis checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Kakoullis half committed to a counter leg kick.
Renato ducks under a wild hook from Kakoullis.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Renato! But no joy.
Kakoullis scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Renato throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Renato checks it.
Kakoullis tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Renato tries a head kick but it misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Renato thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Kakoullis if he has to take too many more of those.
Kakoullis throws an overhand right that lands on Renato's shoulder, as Renato tries to avoid the shot.
Renato throws a leg kick which misses Kakoullis's front leg but catches the back leg as Kakoullis tries to avoid it.
Kakoullis lands a nice leg kick that just misses Renato's sensitive parts.
Renato bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kakoullis throws the kick towards the body but Renato avoids it.
Renato looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands a front kick.
Kakoullis blocks a leg kick.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot
and Renato counters with a nice body shot.
Renato checks a low kick from Kakoullis.
Renato misses the shot to the body.
Kakoullis throws a low kick, looking for Renato's leg but Renato calmly moves out of range.
Renato misses with a wild body shot.
A low kick from Kakoullis misses
and Renato counters with a nice low kick that buckles Kakoullis's knee momentarily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
A cross from Kakoullis lands.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Renato misses with a leg kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kakoullis. That's going to slow Renato down.
Renato connects with a nice looking jab.
Renato lands with a thumping leg kick.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Kakoullis checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis looks to land a left hand but Renato moved out of range nicely.
Kakoullis throws out a loose jab but Renato uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Renato.
Renato throws a body kick that misses.
Renato blocks a low kick nicely.
Kakoullis connects with a body shot that sends Renato's belly button to the back.
Nice body kick from Kakoullis.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kakoullis.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A bone on bone clash there as Kakoullis blocks the leg kick.
Renato throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Renato takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Kakoullis checks the leg kick.
Renato on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Kakoullis looks to land a right hand but Renato moved out of range.
Renato is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick which misses Renato's front leg but catches the back leg as Renato tries to avoid it.
Renato takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis is looking to counter punch.
Renato throws a low kick but Kakoullis avoids it.
Renato moves out of range of the body kick.
Kakoullis works Renato's body with a nice hook.
Renato uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kakoullis.
Despite the aggression on Renato's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Renato works the jab nicely.
Kakoullis lands with a nice body punch.
A jab from Renato misses.
Kakoullis lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Renato pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A good leg kick by Renato.
Kakoullis throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Renato counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Renato does a little dance to reset his feet.
Renato throws a right and a left that Kakoullis avoids nicely.
Kakoullis throws the kick towards the body but Renato avoids it.
Renato jabs Kakoullis right on the nose. Kakoullis blinks but takes it well.
Renato checks the leg kick nicely there.
Renato takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A jab from Kakoullis misses.
Renato catches Kakoullis with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Kakoullis gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Renato uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Kakoullis has time to react.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Sotiris Kakoullis did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Renato on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Kakoullis darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Renato misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis jabs Renato to the body, keeping him at a distance.
An inside leg kick lands from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis staying out of range there.
Kakoullis 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.
Kakoullis takes one to the side of the head.
Renato lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kakoullis's sensitive parts.
Kakoullis feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Renato's calf.
Renato misses with a low kick as Kakoullis jumps back.
Kakoullis lets loose with a powerful body kick. Renato will feel that in the morning.
Kakoullis throws a nice outside leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Renato throws a low kick but it's checked well by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Renato keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Renato.
Renato will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Renato on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kakoullis. Kakoullis obviously looking to wear him down.
Renato missing with a left hand there. Kakoullis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Renato checks the leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Renato scores with a leg kick.
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Renato saw that one coming.
Kakoullis throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Renato.
Renato connects with a right hand. Kakoullis shakes it off.
Kakoullis is looking to slow Renato down with leg kicks.
Kakoullis is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
A slapping body kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Renato keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis throws a shot to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis misses with an uppercut
and Renato makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Kakoullis cracks the inside of Renato's front leg.
Kakoullis closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Kakoullis plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Kakoullis doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Kakoullis throws a jab but it's blocked by Renato.
Renato lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Renato walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kakoullis checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Renato blocks the body kick.
Renato avoids the head kick by Kakoullis.
Renato throws out a counter right but Kakoullis avoids it with no problem.
Kakoullis misses with a wild body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Renato misses the jab.
Kakoullis takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Kakoullis swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kakoullis throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Kakoullis checks a low kick from Renato.
Renato connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kakoullis doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Renato throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Renato throws a lazy uppercut
and Kakoullis counters with a straight right hand.
Renato lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a leg kick
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Renato moves out of range of the body kick from Kakoullis.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis connects with a good right hand that stumbles Renato. Renato circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Renato avoids a kick to the body.
Kakoullis misses with the body kick
and Kakoullis takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Renato is looking to slow Kakoullis down with leg kicks.
Kakoullis misses the jab.
Renato lands an overhand right.
Renato tries to move into range but Kakoullis moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Renato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.
Renato lands a head shot.
Renato throws a nice outside leg kick.
Renato has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Kakoullis.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis is looking to slow Renato down with leg kicks.
Renato tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Renato looks to land a right hand but Kakoullis moved out of range.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Kakoullis throws a one two combo.
A low kick from Kakoullis misses
and Renato counters with a solid body kick.
Renato scores with a leg kick.
Renato sizes up Kakoullis with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Renato scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kakoullis doesn't seem bothered though.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis misses with a hook. Renato ducked under it nicely.
Kakoullis throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Kakoullis looks to throw a body kick
and Renato counters with a straight right hand.
Kakoullis tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kakoullis checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the body kick from Renato.
Kakoullis appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Renato throws a leg kick but Kakoullis checks it.
Renato has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Renato there as he acknowledges the shot.
Kakoullis slips a straight right by Renato.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Renato looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kakoullis throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Renato scores with a leg kick.
Renato stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Kakoullis throws a solid leg kick but Renato takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kakoullis.
A countering left hand to the body from Renato misses.
Kakoullis keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Renato throws a push kick but Kakoullis slaps the foot to one side.
Renato takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A solid leg kick lands there for Renato.
The fighters circle momentarily. Kakoullis darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Renato defending well as Kakoullis loads up on a big left hand.
Nice defenses there by Renato.
Kakoullis swinging wildly here.
Kakoullis fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Renato has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tiago Renato has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sotiris Kakoullis is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis staying out of range there.
A big right from Kakoullis misses.
Renato misses with a wild body shot.
Good leg kick by Renato there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Renato on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kakoullis. Kakoullis obviously looking to wear him down.
Kakoullis slips a straight right by Renato.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Renato moved away.
Kakoullis lands a nice looking kick to the body. Renato takes a step back to recover.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Renato strikes.
Kakoullis connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Kakoullis swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kakoullis scores with a decent looking hook.
Nice uppercut lands for Renato. That snapped Kakoullis's head back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Renato.
Kakoullis fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Renato.
Renato is looking to land body kicks.
Renato waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kakoullis.
Kakoullis punishes Renato's body with a nice straight punch.
Renato avoids a kick to the body.
Renato throws a low kick, looking for Kakoullis's leg but Kakoullis calmly moves out of range.
Renato is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Kakoullis.
A good leg kick by Renato.
Renato stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis blocks a leg kick.
Renato scores with a jab to the body.
Renato swings for the body but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kakoullis, right into the meat.
Kakoullis's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Renato takes one to the chin there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis cracks a nice hook into Renato's ribs.
A solid leg kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Renato misses the shot to the body.
Renato darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Kakoullis lands a body shot.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body
and Renato counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Kakoullis scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Kakoullis jabs at Renato's body.
Kakoullis cracks a nice hook into Renato's ribs.
Kakoullis keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Kakoullis is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Kakoullis throws a chopping leg kick but Renato manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Renato throws a push kick but Kakoullis slaps the foot to one side.
Kakoullis is looking for a counter combo.
Renato cracks a nice hook into Kakoullis's ribs.

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 Sotiris Kakoullis.
Well Kakoullis 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 49:46
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 50:45
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 49:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sotiris Kakoullis!

During a confident post fight interview, Sotiris Kakoullis thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: EVO 244: Frazier vs Maldini     
Date:   May 19, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Inspectah Deck. Deck has chosen Raekwon feat. Inspectah Deck, GZA-Guillotine (Swordz) as his entrance music. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

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206 lbs
26 - 7 - 0
191 cm
34
206 lbs
22 - 7 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Inspectah Deck!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Donald Grub and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Deck throws a body punch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Deck.
Deck looks to throw the jab but Kakoullis is out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Kakoullis on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Deck moves away.
Decent striking displayed by Deck there.
Kakoullis delivers a nice body kick.
Deck walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Deck takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Deck looks to land a body kick but Kakoullis moved away.
Deck cracks Kakoullis with a good jab.
Kakoullis lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis looks to land a left hand but Deck moved out of range nicely.
Kakoullis fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Deck.
Deck misses with an uppercut. Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Deck, as that shot connected.
Kakoullis takes a swing at Deck's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis misses with a hook.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but Deck moves out of range easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Deck. Kakoullis does a little dance to reset his feet.
Deck moves in looking to clinch but Kakoullis pushes him off.
The fighters circling - Kakoullis throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kakoullis lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Deck fails with an attempt to clinch.
Kakoullis looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Kakoullis throws a wild body kick that Deck sees coming a mile off.
Kakoullis lands with a nice body punch.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Kakoullis just misses with a punch to the body.
Deck just misses with a punch to the body.
Kakoullis appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Deck avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick that misses.
Deck takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Deck throws a lazy right hand but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kakoullis misses the shot to the body.
Deck wants to counter the offense by Kakoullis and move into the clinch position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the strikes.
A punch combination from Kakoullis misses.
Sotiris Kakoullis is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Deck cracks the inside of Kakoullis's front leg.
Deck misses with a straight left.
Kakoullis connects with a body shot that sends Deck's belly button to the back.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Deck works Kakoullis's body with a nice hook.
A punch combination from Deck misses.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
And Deck tries to counter it with a takedown but Kakoullis pushes his down on his head and steps out.
A bone on bone clash there as Kakoullis blocks the leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a nice outside leg kick.
Deck looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
A big right from Deck misses.
Deck throws a solid leg kick but Kakoullis takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Deck.
Kakoullis slips under a jab from Deck.
Deck shoots for a takedown but Kakoullis saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Kakoullis thinks about countering with a body kick.
Deck throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kakoullis on the side of the head.
Deck misses with a kick to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Deck moves out of range of the body kick.
Kakoullis uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Deck.
An attempted straight right counter from Kakoullis misses the target.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Deck moves away.
Kakoullis scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. Deck looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Kakoullis lands with a kick to the temple. Deck shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Deck darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Deck lands with a nice body punch.
Deck gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Deck saw that one coming.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kakoullis misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Deck 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 Kakoullis has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kakoullis and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Jab by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Deck cracks the inside of Kakoullis's front leg.
Kakoullis blocks a leg kick.
Deck delivers a nice body kick.
Deck throws a jab when Kakoullis was well out of range.
A combination from Deck does no damage.
Deck walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Kakoullis takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Deck ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.
Deck lands with a slapping head kick.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Kakoullis takes a swing at Deck's ribcage but misses.
Deck slips a jab and a cross from Kakoullis.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kakoullis.
Deck scores with a sloppy right hand. Kakoullis should have avoided that one.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis lands a front kick.
Kakoullis misses the shot to the body.
Deck misses with a low kick.
Deck throws a leg kick but Kakoullis moved away.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Sotiris Kakoullis will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
That's time! Kakoullis's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Deck steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Kakoullis. That one must have hurt.
Deck scores with a body shot.
Deck lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Deck misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Both fighters circling a little - Kakoullis finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis misses the shot to the body.
Kakoullis is looking to wear down Deck with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Kakoullis lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Deck backs up against the cage.
Kakoullis is looking to land body kicks.
Deck has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kakoullis finds it's way round the side to connect with Deck's head.
Deck shoots in for a takedown but Kakoullis shows good takedown defense.
Deck throws a wild body kick that Kakoullis sees coming a mile off.
Deck slips under a jab from Kakoullis.
Deck is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Deck thuds a left hand into Kakoullis's body.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Deck might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Kakoullis has got the better of the exchanges.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Deck throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Deck blocks a low kick nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis scores with a leg kick.
Deck shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Deck misses with a hook
and Kakoullis makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Kakoullis bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Kakoullis connects with a body shot that sends Deck's belly button to the back.
Kakoullis tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Deck is able to avoid easily.
Kakoullis misses with a head kick.
Kakoullis throws a half hearted mid kick.
Deck on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kakoullis. Kakoullis obviously looking to wear him down.
Kakoullis misses with a straight left.
The fighters circling - Deck throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Deck scores with a nice strike.
Kakoullis is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Deck can do to turn this around?
Deck tries to land a leg kick but Kakoullis saw it coming and moves away.
Deck throws a quick inside leg kick.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Deck throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Kakoullis with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis tries to land a front kick but Deck steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kakoullis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Deck lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Deck moves out of range of the body kick.
Kakoullis avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Deck slips under a jab from Kakoullis.
Deck's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Deck looks to land a combination but Kakoullis avoids it well.
Deck tests Kakoullis's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kakoullis gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Deck.
Deck looks to land a left hand but Kakoullis moved out of range nicely.
Kakoullis scores with a decent looking hook.
Sotiris Kakoullis is winning the standup battle so far.
Deck throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kakoullis ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Deck moves away.
Deck wants to counter the offense by Kakoullis and move into the clinch position.
Deck takes one on the button.
Kakoullis lands with a cross.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Deck scores with a sloppy right hand. Kakoullis should have avoided that one.
Kakoullis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Deck throws a nice outside leg kick.
Deck throws a body punch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis misses with a straight right.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
A head kick misses from Kakoullis.
Deck ducks right into an uppercut from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Deck lands a right hook to the body.
Deck misses with a lunging right hand
and Kakoullis counters with a nice low kick that buckles Deck's knee momentarily.
Kakoullis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Kakoullis. Deck shrugs it off though.
Deck looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Deck throws a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head but Kakoullis sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Deck blocks a leg kick.
Kakoullis is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Deck throws a solid leg kick but Kakoullis takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Deck.
Deck takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Deck misses the shot to the body.
Kakoullis lands a head shot.
Kakoullis connects with an inside leg kick.
An inside leg kick from Deck misses.
Kakoullis scores with a spinning back kick!
Kakoullis fakes the leg kick and cracks Deck in the body.
Deck drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Deck moves into range and connects with a jab.
Deck scores with a jab to the head.
Kakoullis lands a body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kakoullis defending well as Deck loads up on a big left hand.
Deck uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kakoullis.
Deck has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Kakoullis.
Good work by Kakoullis as he checks the leg kick.
Deck misses with a low kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Deck missing with a left hand there. Kakoullis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nice defenses there by Kakoullis.
The fighters circling - Deck throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kakoullis lands a nice hook to Deck's body. Deck takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

Deck has closed the distance and engaged Kakoullis in a clinch.
Deck lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Kakoullis or not.

Deck manages to break the clinch.
Kakoullis works the jab nicely.
Kakoullis lands a nice shot that snaps Deck's head back.
An inside leg kick lands from Kakoullis.
Deck misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
Deck turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kakoullis pulls out of a head kick attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a lazy body kick

and Deck counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Deck wants to control from the top but Kakoullis keeps moving.
Deck stands and throws Kakoullis's legs to the side, diving into side control.
The referee asks Deck politely if he wouldn't mind getting on with it and actually doing something. Deck prefers to stall for the moment though.
Deck is putting a hurting on Kakoullis here, landing some big shots from side control.
Deck has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Deck lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Kakoullis down.
Kakoullis is trying to improve his position.
Deck is looking to take a break and control but Kakoullis is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Deck working away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Deck slows the pace down.
Deck throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Deck trying to control the action but Kakoullis is working from the bottom.
Deck works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Deck is trying to ground and pound but Kakoullis uses the momentary lack of control by Deck to regain half guard.
Kakoullis moves into full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Deck wants to pass the guard but Kakoullis is keeping the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kakoullis working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Deck.
Kakoullis not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Deck is looking to work some ground and pound but Kakoullis has wrist control.
Deck with a flurry of punches that miss.
Deck in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Deck looking to pass the guard.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Kakoullis lands a right hook to the body.
Deck avoids the head kick by Kakoullis.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A cross from Kakoullis lands.
Kakoullis throws an overhand right that lands on Deck's shoulder, as Deck tries to avoid the shot.
Kakoullis checks a low kick from Deck.
Deck wants to slow Kakoullis down by chopping away at his legs.
Kakoullis thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kakoullis throws a jab but it's blocked by Deck.
Kakoullis checks the leg kick nicely there.
Deck moves away from the strike by Kakoullis.
Deck throws a lazy uppercut
and Kakoullis counters with a body kick.
Kakoullis throws a nice outside leg kick.
Kakoullis checks a low kick from Deck.
Kakoullis tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Deck takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Deck on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kakoullis. Kakoullis obviously looking to wear him down.
Deck slips a jab from Kakoullis.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A good leg kick by Kakoullis.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Sotiris Kakoullis did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
That's time! Kakoullis's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Deck looks for the body kick but Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Kakoullis misses the jab.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis cracks the inside of Deck's front leg.
Deck throws a leg kick but Kakoullis moved away.
Kakoullis misses with a hook.
Kakoullis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Deck walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Deck misses with a takedown attempt - Kakoullis sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Deck takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kakoullis.
A swing and a miss from Deck.
Nice defenses there by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.

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 Kakoullis.
Deck checks a low kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kakoullis throws a head kick but Deck moves out of range.
Deck wants to counter the offense by Kakoullis and move into the clinch position.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Deck has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Kakoullis.
Deck avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Kakoullis - that will leave a mark!
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Deck tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Nice uppercut lands for Deck. That snapped Kakoullis's head back.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick

and Deck counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Deck working some strikes from top position.
Deck distracts Kakoullis with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Deck connects with a couple of short punches.
Deck tries to free his leg and advance position but Kakoullis is retaining full guard.
Deck throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Deck wants to control from the top but Kakoullis keeps moving.
Deck throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Deck lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Deck trying to control but Kakoullis is working from the bottom.
Deck passes into half guard.
Inspectah Deck has got the better of the ground game so far.
Nice strikes from Deck there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

Deck is looking for a kimura here.
Kakoullis regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Deck.
Deck in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

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.
Deck with a nice head shot there.
Deck keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Kakoullis's head.

Sotiris Kakoullis's cut is getting worse.
Kakoullis is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Kakoullis bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Deck's guard.

Deck is trying to hold Kakoullis in close to prevent damage but Kakoullis has managed to pass into half guard.
Deck is trying to maintain the position but Kakoullis is very close to passing his half guard.
Deck has his hands clasped together around Kakoullis's back. He's all about the action.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Sotiris Kakoullis had his way with Inspectah Deck in that round.
The cut man is working on Sotiris Kakoullis's cut.
That's time! Kakoullis's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Kakoullis throws a low kick but Deck avoids it.
Kakoullis misses with the body kick

and Deck counters by moving into the clinch.
Kakoullis lands an uppercut.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Deck.
Deck dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Kakoullis fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Deck stalls.
Kakoullis blocks a body shot from Deck.
Deck working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Deck tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Deck swings wildly with an uppercut but Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid it.
Deck stalling against the cage.
Kakoullis is trying to force a seperation but Deck has the dominant position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis misses with some punches.
Deck throws a head punch that misses.
Kakoullis doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kakoullis throws an elbow that misses.
Kakoullis wants to break free but Deck has control.
Deck misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kakoullis tries a body shot but Deck blocks it.
Kakoullis struggles to land a body shot inside as Deck controls his hands.
Kakoullis swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Deck goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
The referee calls for Deck to work.

Kakoullis breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
Deck tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Sotiris Kakoullis is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Deck shoots for a double leg takedown but Kakoullis sprawls well. He's pushed Deck's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Nice body punch from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Deck.
Kakoullis throws a body punch but Deck moves out of range.
Kakoullis throws a nice outside leg kick.

Deck gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Kakoullis is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Deck leaning his opponent against the cage.
Deck lands a left hand that snaps the head of Kakoullis backwards.
Deck working aggressively here.
Deck lands a body shot in the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The referee is keeping an eye on Deck - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Deck tries to throw a body punch but Kakoullis avoids it by throwing Deck back against the cage.
Deck works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Deck.

Kakoullis breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Deck lands a nice looking body kick.
Deck fails in his attempt to clinch.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but it's checked well by Deck.

Deck takes the fight into the clinch.
Inspectah Deck seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Deck throws a head punch that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Deck misses with a hook from the clinch.
Deck goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kakoullis misses with a short punch on the inside.
Deck slowing the pace effectively.
Deck jumps guard but Kakoullis turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Sotiris Kakoullis has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Inspectah Deck.
Deck lands a body shot in the clinch.
Deck has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Kakoullis prevents a body shot from Deck.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Deck misses with a punch on the inside.
Deck swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Deck lands a shoulder strike.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge William Gold scores the fight 49:46
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 49:46
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sotiris Kakoullis!

A victorious Sotiris Kakoullis thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
In defeat, Inspectah Deck stepped up to the mic, saying 'Wu Tang fuh evah!'.
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FIGHT
RATING
62%

 

Event: EVO 240: Bowdrie vs Hess     
Date:   Apr 20, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Vagner Love. I'm sure you'll be fascinated to know that I was talking to some pointless Z list celebrity before the fight and he thought that Vagner Love was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

184 cm
31
206 lbs
26 - 6 - 0
188 cm
32
206 lbs
23 - 6 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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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 26 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Vagner Love!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Chris Edwards and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kakoullis shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Love lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kakoullis's sensitive parts.
Kakoullis throws a good cross that connects.
A punch lands to the side of Kakoullis 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Love steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kakoullis.
Love is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Kakoullis with a body shot.
Kakoullis misses with an uppercut.
Love chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kakoullis can pounce on him.
Love's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kakoullis connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Love scrambles back to his feet.
We've been informed that Love 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.
Love throws a hook but Kakoullis blocks it.

Love instigates a clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Love.
Kakoullis goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Love is stalling here.
Kakoullis lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Love working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Love lands a hook that snaps the head of Kakoullis backwards.
Love lands a body punch in the clinch.
Love lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Kakoullis or not.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis working aggressively here.
Kakoullis struggles to land a body shot inside as Love controls his hands.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Love.
Kakoullis lands a hook to the side of the head.
Love fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Love working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Kakoullis tries to stall but Love uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Love lands a hook that snaps the head of Kakoullis backwards.
Love throws a punch but it's blocked by Kakoullis.

Love's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Love tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Kakoullis manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Kakoullis tried to counter with a leg kick but Love avoided it.
Love moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Kakoullis is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Love, right into the meat.
Love scores with a crisp jab that stopped Kakoullis in his tracks.
Kakoullis takes a swing at Love's ribcage but misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Love throws a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head but Kakoullis sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Love smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands a lovely overhand right.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick that knocks Love off balance momentarily.
Love swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis slips under a jab from Love.
Love takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Love listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

Sotiris Kakoullis's cut is getting worse.
Love tries to clinch there but Kakoullis circles away.
Kakoullis has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Love.
Love uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kakoullis.
Love throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Love just misses with a punch to the body.
Kakoullis looks to land a body kick but Love moved away.
Love connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Kakoullis's hands.
Love takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
A big left from Love misses.
Kakoullis thinks about countering with a body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Love looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Love avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
An inside leg kick lands from Love.
Good work by Love as he checks the leg kick.
Kakoullis defending well as Love loads up on a big left hand.
Love is looking to clinch but Kakoullis is avoiding it.
Love throws a nice outside leg kick.
A big right from Love misses.
Love throws a poor cross that misses
enabling Kakoullis to counter with a crisp jab.
Love dips to his left and cracks Kakoullis with an uppercut!
Love is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Kakoullis had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into p‚tť.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Love checks it.
An inside leg kick from Love misses.
Love closes the distance and lands a one-two.

Sotiris Kakoullis's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Good work by Kakoullis as he checks the leg kick.
A counter left hand to the body from Kakoullis misses its target.
Love digs a good hook to Kakoullis's body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Love, as that shot connected.
A head kick by Love - that's a beauty! Kakoullis is out but he's somehow still standing... he's going... going... gone. Like a drunk walking down the middle of the road, the inevitable face plant follows and the delayed knockout arrives. Even Love can't help but laugh at the bizarre end to this one!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:12 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Vagner Love!
During a confident post fight interview, Vagner Love thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: EVO 236: Seia vs Kakoullis     
Date:   Mar 31, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Kelemi Seia and Sotiris Kakoullis. Seia comes into the arena with Edwin Starr WAR blaring out of the sound system. Sotiris Kakoullis has the eye of the tiger tonight.

190 cm
37
205 lbs
39 - 14 - 0
184 cm
30
206 lbs
26 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Bullet Proof System
KAISER

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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 39 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kelemi Seia!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Daniel Bishop and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Seia uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Seia blocks a jab.
Kakoullis tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Seia is able to avoid easily.
Seia feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Kakoullis misses with a body shot.
Seia is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Seia throws a head kick that misses.
Kakoullis misses with an uppercut.
Kelemi Seia seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Danga de danga de dang - Seia scores with a four punch combination!

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Seia throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Seia has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Hunter MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Kakoullis pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the leg kick from Seia.
Kakoullis throws a front kick that sends Seia stumbling back into the cage.
Kakoullis 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 cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Seia swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick
and Seia counters with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seia throws a lazy right hand but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Seia throws a leg kick
and Kakoullis counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kakoullis blocks the body kick.
Kakoullis staying out of range there.
Kakoullis looks to throw the jab but Seia is out of range.
Seia cracks a nice hook into Kakoullis's ribs.
Seia takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
Kakoullis looks to clinch
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Seia looking to land some kicks to the body here.
That kick from Seia tenderised Kakoullis's leg. Kakoullis is trying to keep his angry face on.
Nice straight punches there by Kakoullis. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Kakoullis.
Seia feints and then cracks Kakoullis's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kakoullis down.
Seia moves out of range of the body kick.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Seia.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Seia fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kakoullis.
Seia throws a lazy head kick
and Kakoullis cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Seia misses with a low kick.
Seia lands an overhand right.

Kakoullis closes the distance and clinches.
Kakoullis has a couple of punches blocked by Seia.
Seia tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Seia lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Kakoullis swings wildly with an uppercut but Seia uses good head movement to avoid it.
Seia lands with a right to the head.
Kakoullis can't find room to land a body shot as Seia controls the action.
Seia working aggressively here.
A shot in the inside from Kakoullis.
Seia throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kakoulliss head.
Seia keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Kakoullis's efforts to push away.

Seia pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kakoullis moves out of range as Seia strikes.
Seia throws a body punch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis with a nice cross.

It looks like Kelemi Seia has been cut.
Kakoullis lands with a thumping leg kick.
Seia thumps Kakoullis with a low kick.
Seia misses with the body kick
and Kakoullis counters with an outside leg kick.
Seia throws a body punch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Seia lands an overhand right.
Kakoullis looks to land a left hand but Seia moved out of range nicely.
Seia fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Seia steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seia moves away from the strike by Kakoullis.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Seia 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 Kakoullis has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kakoullis and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Seia throws a leg kick
and Kakoullis counters with a body kick.
Seia blocks the body kick.
A low kick from Kakoullis misses
and Seia counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kakoullis takes a swing at Seia's ribcage but misses.
Seia slips a jab from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis moves forwards but Seia connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Seia misses with a body shot.
An inside leg kick lands from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Kakoullis tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Seia scores with a hook.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Seia lands a nice looking body shot.
Kakoullis moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Kelemi Seia will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
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.


Kakoullis fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Seia is out of range.
And Seia counters with a quick kick to the body but Kakoullis blocks it.
Seia checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Kakoullis chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Seia can pounce on him.
Kakoullis misses with a head kick.
Seia listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Kakoullis looks to score with a jab to the body but Seia is just out of range.
Seia tries a low kick but Kakoullis avoids it.
A lazy body kick from Kakoullis
and Seia counters with a stiff right hand.
Kakoullis with a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Seia tries to land a leg kick but Kakoullis saw it coming and moves away.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kakoullis gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Seia counters with a nice low kick that buckles Kakoullis's knee momentarily.
Seia misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a head kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis looks to land a body kick but Seia moved away.
Kakoullis connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Seia's hands.
Kakoullis misses with a straight right.
Kakoullis throws a push kick but Seia slaps the foot to one side.
Kakoullis takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.

That has opened up Sotiris Kakoullis's cut even more.
Seia keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Kakoullis throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kakoullis looks to score with a jab to the body but Seia is just out of range.
Seia throwing a counter right hand but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis pivots, looking for a leg kick but Seia is out of range and Kakoullis settles back down.
A solid leg kick lands there for Seia.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Seia.
Despite the aggression on Kakoullis's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Seia lands a nice shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Seia.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Seia ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Kakoullis takes one to the chin there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis misses with a right hand
and Seia counters with a stiff right hand.
Seia throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
A punch combination from Seia misses.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
Seia lands with a hook. Kakoullis tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.

The cut above Sotiris Kakoullis's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Seia will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Seia scores with a leg kick.
Seia moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Kakoullis takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Seia checks a low kick from Kakoullis.
Seia is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Kakoullis can do to turn this around?

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seia connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

Sotiris Kakoullis's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Seia feints and then cracks Kakoullis's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kakoullis down.
Seia misses with a head kick.
A little jabbing left from Kakoullis on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Seia walks into a straight right hand from Kakoullis.
Seia throws a lazy right hand but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Seia throws a hook but Kakoullis blocks it.
Kakoullis has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Seia.
Kakoullis lands a body shot.
Kakoullis throws a body shot but no joy.
Kakoullis moves in looking to clinch but Seia pushes him off.
Seia scores with a jab. Kakoullis acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Seia 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.
A swing and a miss from Seia.
Seia ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kakoullis takes one to the chin there.
Seia takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Kakoullis throws a sloppy head kick and Seia moves out of range easily.
Seia throws a leg kick which misses Kakoullis's front leg but catches the back leg as Kakoullis tries to avoid it.
Seia pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Seia connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:36 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Kelemi Seia!
An out of breath Kelemi Seia thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: Syn 426 - Showdown     
Date:   Mar 17, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Vincent Vinetto. The crowd seem to be enjoying Vinetto's choice of entrance music: Jay Rock - Wanna Ride. Sotiris Kakoullis is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

184 cm
30
206 lbs
25 - 5 - 0
195 cm
32
210 lbs
22 - 4 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Museum of Monsters & Madmen
Mohito Fightwear

Museum of Monsters & Madmen
Sun-Tzu



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 25 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Vincent Vinetto!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Donald Grub and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Vinetto fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Vinetto has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Kakoullis is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Vinetto wants to slow Kakoullis down by chopping away at his legs.
Vinetto slips under a jab from Kakoullis.
Vinetto tries to score with a low kick but Kakoullis moves his leg out of the way.
Vinetto tries to move into range but Kakoullis moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Kakoullis misses with a head kick.
Vinetto misses with a body shot
and Kakoullis counters with a body kick that stops Vinetto in his tracks momentarily.
Vinetto feints and then cracks Kakoullis's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kakoullis down.
Vinetto takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Vinetto fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Kakoullis checks it well.
Vinetto ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Vinetto misses with a low kick as Kakoullis jumps back.
Kakoullis was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Kakoullis throws an overhand right from the outside, which connects and sends Vinetto stumbling backwards into the cage! Vinetto bounces back off the cage towards Kakoullis, who cracks him with a two punch combination that drops him to his knees! Kakoullis lands two more shots before the referee has chance to intervene - what a finish! Kakoullis celebrates with his corner as the crowd cheer loudly.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:51 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Sotiris Kakoullis!
Sotiris Kakoullis 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: SP ICON Kakoullis V Diego 2     
Date:   Feb 28, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Dom Diego. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

184 cm
30
206 lbs
24 - 5 - 0
194 cm
37
223 lbs
18 - 4 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Mohito Fightwear

Mohito Fightwear
Spartan Nutrition



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 24 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Dom Diego!
The judges for this bout are Ryoma Takatsuka, Jeff Smith and Chris Saunders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diego shoots in but Kakoullis avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Kakoullis moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
That kick from Kakoullis tenderised Diego's leg. Diego is trying to keep his angry face on.
Diego throws a body punch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Diego 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 fighters circle momentarily. Diego darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Diego has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Diego checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Diego misses with a takedown attempt - Kakoullis sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kakoullis wants to clinch up but Diego keeps it at a distance.
Diego drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Kakoullis defends it well.
Kakoullis thumps Diego with a low kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Kakoullis misses the target.
Kakoullis is looking to clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis wants to land a leg kick but Diego is out of range.
Diego jabs Kakoullis to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kakoullis lands a head shot.

It looks like Dom Diego has been cut.
A nice combination there by Diego.
Kakoullis takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Kakoullis takes one on the button.
Diego tries to score a power double leg takedown but Kakoullis sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Diego somewhat.
Sotiris Kakoullis has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dom Diego.
Diego throws a lazy right hand but Kakoullis sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kakoullis tries to clinch but Diego is having none of it.
Diego throws a body shot but no joy.
Kakoullis is looking to counter the offense by Diego and move into the clinch.
Diego misses with a wild body shot.
Kakoullis tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Diego manages to circle out of the way.
Dom Diego seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Diego scores with a jab to the head.
Kakoullis is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Diego has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kakoullis scores with a spinning back kick!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a sloppy head kick and Diego moves out of range easily.
Diego rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Kakoullis moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Kakoullis misses with a low kick.
Kakoullis slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Diego does a little dance to reset his feet.
Diego lands with a nice body punch.
A cross from Diego lands.
Diego misses with the combination.
Diego 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.
Kakoullis takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Diego goes for a double leg but Kakoullis avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Kakoullis continues to drive forward.
Diego has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
A head kick misses from Kakoullis.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Diego as Kakoullis tries to tie him up.
Diego drops down looking for an ankle pick but Kakoullis pulls his leg out and moves away.
Kakoullis walks into a stiff left hand from Diego.
Nice body punch from Diego.
Left hook, right uppercut from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Kakoullis tries a head kick but it misses.
Diego misses with an uppercut.
Jab, jab by Diego - just one landing.
Kakoullis takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Diego moves forwards but Kakoullis connects with a nice, crisp jab.

That has opened up Dom Diego's cut even more.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Diego throws a good cross that connects.
Diego misses with an uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis throws a shot from downtown. Diego moves away and avoids it.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kakoullis.
Diego throws an off balance right hand
and Kakoullis makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Diego throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
It looked like Kakoullis was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Diego.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body.
Diego lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Diego misses with a takedown attempt
and Kakoullis counters with a thumping low kick.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Diego.
Diego throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kakoullis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Diego.

Diego shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Kakoullis napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Diego working the ground and pound but Kakoullis is defending the strikes.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Diego throws a strike aimed at the side of Kakoullis's head but Kakoullis avoids it well.
Diego tries to move into full mount but can't pass Kakoullis's legs.
A bit of a lull in the action here.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Dom Diego will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Dom Diego's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Diego throws a poor cross that misses
and Kakoullis counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diego.
Diego lunges at Kakoullis with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Kakoullis's hand.
Diego misses with a double jab.
Nice defenses there by Diego.
Diego throws a jab when Kakoullis was well out of range.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Diego, as that shot connected.
Kakoullis looks to land a left hand but Diego moved out of range nicely.
Kakoullis waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Diego.
Diego misses the jab.
Diego lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Kakoullis backs up against the cage.
Kakoullis throws a looping overhand right but Diego ducks down to avoid it.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and scores with a low 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!

Kakoullis moves into the clinch successfully.
Diego looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Kakoullis is pressed up against the cage. Diego has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Kakoullis down to the mat. Kakoullis avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diego looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.
Diego fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis doesn't manage to clinch there - Diego circles away.
Kakoullis with a jab.
Diego thows a left - swing and a miss!
Diego looks to land a left hand but Kakoullis moved out of range nicely.
It looked like Kakoullis was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Diego.
A decent looking cross lands there for Diego.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kakoullis. Diego does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kakoullis slips under a jab.
Diego takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Diego sizes up Kakoullis with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Diego fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Diego.
Sotiris Kakoullis is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Kakoullis clinches.
A short left from Kakoullis.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Diego tries for a takedown but Kakoullis manages to get underhooks.

Diego breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Diego misses with a body shot.
Kakoullis went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Kakoullis uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Diego.

Kakoullis pushes Diego up against the cage in a clinch.
Kakoullis lands an elbow inside.
Diego is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Kakoullis gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Sotiris Kakoullis has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dom Diego.
Diego is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Diego is breathing heavily.
Diego is working for takedown but Kakoullis is calmly controlling the position for now.
Diego's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands with a light punch inside.

The cut above Dom Diego's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Diego looking for a takedown.
Kakoullis dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Kakoullis manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Kakoullis lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Kakoullis lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diego takes a shot to the head.
Kakoullis blocks a body shot from Diego.
Kakoullis lands a left hand.
Kakoullis lands a right hand that snaps the head of Diego backwards.
Diego is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Kakoullis pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Kakoullis struggles to land a body shot inside as Diego controls his hands.
Kakoullis misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Diego can't get the takedown.
Kakoullis tries to work over Diego's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Diego is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Kakoullis lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Kakoullis lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Diego prevents a body shot from Kakoullis.
Diego is trying to push Kakoullis away but Kakoullis has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Nice body punch from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kakoullis working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Diego working hard to break the clinch.
Kakoullis lands with a left to the head.

Dom Diego's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Diego wants a takedown.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Diego or not.
Good body shot from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands with a light punch inside.
Kakoullis pushes Diego back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

Diego is rocked!
Kakoullis unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Kakoullis digs a right hand into Diego's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Diego's gas tank.

Kakoullis drops Diego onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Diego is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
Diego is still on wobbly legs! Can Kakoullis finish him?

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:31 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Sotiris Kakoullis!
Sotiris Kakoullis retains his light heavyweight title!
Sotiris Kakoullis seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
In defeat, Dom Diego stepped up to the mic, saying 'Came to knock this punk out. All he did was spam takedowns and subs big surprise.'.
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Event: SP-ICON Benvenuti V Mctanned     
Date:   Feb 06, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Ian Smith. Smith has chosen Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap by AC/DC as his entrance music. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

184 cm
30
206 lbs
23 - 5 - 0
186 cm
32
220 lbs
13 - 6 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
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 23 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Ian Smith!
The judges for this bout are Paul Gruel, Micheangelo Fripello and Chris Saunders.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kakoullis goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Smith has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kakoullis finds it's way round the side to connect with Smith's head.
Smith throws a series of punches but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that misses.
Smith throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis scores with a spinning back kick!
Kakoullis has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Kakoullis avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Smith throws a combination that misses
and Kakoullis counters with a leg kick.
Smith misses with a body punch
and Kakoullis counters with a good low kick that Smith was not able to check.
Smith looks winded!
Smith misses with a wild body shot.
Smith 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.
The fighters circling - Smith throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
The fighters circling - Smith throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kakoullis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Kakoullis.
Smith misses with a hook
and Kakoullis counters with an outside leg kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Smith moves out of range of the body kick from Kakoullis.
Danga de danga de dang - Smith scores with a four punch combination!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis feints and then cracks Smith's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Smith down.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the strikes.
Smith moves out of range of the leg kick from Kakoullis.
Smith throws a jab but it's blocked by Kakoullis.
Smith misses with a wild combination.
Smith misses with a hook
enabling Kakoullis to counter with a crisp jab.
Smith throws a right hand that misses

and Kakoullis counters with a crisp one two that drops Smith! Kakoullis thinks about following him to the mat for a moment but instead steps back and waves Smith to his feet! Smith is in big trouble!
Smith just misses with a punch to the body.
Smith throws a poor cross that misses

and Kakoullis counters with a crisp right hand that drops Smith! Kakoullis lets Smith back up to his feet, looking for a finish!

Smith is rocked!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Smith connects with a nice looking jab.
Smith is still on wobbly legs! Can Kakoullis finish him?
Smith misses with a hook
and Kakoullis counters with a low kick, right behind Smith 's knee.
Smith seems to have recovered his senses.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

Kakoullis closes the distance and clinches.
Kakoullis tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kakoullis throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Smiths head.
A left hand lands to the body for Kakoullis.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands with a left to the head.
Kakoullis lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Smith backwards.
Kakoullis lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Smith misses with a punch to the body.
Smith has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Kakoullis avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Kakoullis softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A short right from Kakoullis on the inside.
Smith misses with a short punch on the inside.
Smith misses with the head strike.
Kakoullis lands a left hand that snaps the head of Smith backwards.
A nice right hand lands inside from Kakoullis.
Smith throws a punch but it's blocked by Kakoullis.
Smith tries to score a body lock takedown but Kakoullis shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Smith misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short uppercut from Kakoullis.
A short right from Kakoullis on the inside.
Smith takes a shot to the head.
Still in the clinch, Kakoullis scores with a nice short uppercut.
Smith takes a shot to the head.
Kakoullis lands with a right to the head.
Smith swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Smith lands a shoulder strike.

Kakoullis drops Smith onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Smith is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
Smith lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Kakoullis creates a bit of distance and cracks Smith with a massive left hook! Smith crumples out of camera shot, completely unconscious! He's been Nelmarked! Kakoullis stares at him for a moment then struts over to his corner, victorious.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:19 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Sotiris Kakoullis!
Sotiris Kakoullis retains his light heavyweight title!
Sotiris Kakoullis decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
In defeat, Ian Smith stepped up to the mic, saying 'I still don't have what it takes. I must train harder.'.
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Event: SP-ICON Pullo v Benvenuti     
Date:   Jan 13, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Dom Diego. 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.

184 cm
29
206 lbs
22 - 5 - 0
194 cm
37
223 lbs
17 - 3 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
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 22 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Dom Diego!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Diego fails with a takedown attempt.
Diego doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Kakoullis counters with a left to the body.
Diego just misses with a punch to the body.
Kakoullis tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Diego.
Diego falls off balance throwing a combination
and Kakoullis counters with a nice low kick that buckles Diego's knee momentarily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Diego tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Diego.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Diego has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Kakoullis lands with an overhand left.

It looks like Dom Diego has been cut.
Kakoullis throws a front kick aimed at Diego's knee but Diego avoids it well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diego on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kakoullis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Nice body kick from Kakoullis.
A swing and a miss from Diego.
Kakoullis tries to clinch but Diego is having none of it.
Sotiris Kakoullis is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Diego lands a jab.
Diego shoots in for a takedown but Kakoullis shows good takedown defense.
Sotiris Kakoullis has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dom Diego.
Kakoullis looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
We've been told by Kakoullis's head coaches at Gym Beam that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Dom Diego seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kakoullis ducks under a wild hook from Diego.
Diego getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Good leg kick by Kakoullis there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Diego lands a jab to Kakoullis's midsection.
Kakoullis misses with a wild body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diego fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kakoullis connects with a solid leg kick.
Kakoullis closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Kakoullis throws a low kick but Diego moves out of range easily.
And Diego tries to counter it with a takedown but Kakoullis pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Kakoullis has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kakoullis there as he acknowledges the shot.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Diego manages to avoid it.
Diego connects with the punch.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Kakoullis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kakoullis connects with a right hand. Diego shakes it off.
Kakoullis fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Diego.
Kakoullis blocks a jab.
Kakoullis quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Kakoullis fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Diego, pushing him back against the cage.
Diego changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Kakoullis fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Diego throws a looping overhand right but Kakoullis ducks down to avoid it.
Kakoullis misses with a hook. Diego ducked under it nicely.

Kakoullis pushes Diego up against the cage in a clinch.
Diego has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Diego tries to land knees in the clinch but Kakoullis avoids the damage to the body.

Diego escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Kakoullis will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Kakoullis scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Diego shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Kakoullis defends it nicely.
Kakoullis dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Diego. That did some damage!
Diego has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diego missing with a left hand there. Kakoullis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kakoullis tries to score with a low kick but Diego moves his leg out of the way.
Diego drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Kakoullis defends it well.
Diego misses with an uppercut. Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Diego uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Kakoullis ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Diego throws a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head but Kakoullis sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Diego blocks a leg kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Diego lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Kakoullis throws a body kick that misses

and Diego counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Diego not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Diego cracks Kakoullis with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Diego throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kakoullis sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kakoullis lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the strikes.
Kakoullis uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Diego.
Kakoullis was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Diego shoots for a double leg takedown but Kakoullis sprawls well. He's pushed Diego's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.

Kakoullis gets tackled into the cage by Diego. Diego maintains the clinch.
Diego scores with a nice hook to the head.
Diego blocks a body shot from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis can't find room to land a body shot as Diego controls the action.
Diego blocks a body shot from Kakoullis.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

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

Diego looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kakoullis won't allow Diego to pass to mount.
Diego is trying to control the action in half guard but Kakoullis is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diego thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Kakoullis's head.
Kakoullis moves into full guard.
Diego throws a big right hand that misses.
Kakoullis wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Diego preventing the sweep.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Diego advances position into side control!
Kakoullis struggling a bit here.
Diego misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Diego looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Kakoullis is avoiding damage well.
Diego wants to lay and pray for a moment but Kakoullis keeps working.
Diego advances to full mount.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Kakoullis is squirming around, avoiding Diego's attempts to control the action.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Diego has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Diego throwing sloppy strikes, which aren't doing any damage.
Diego lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Diego lands a nice shot to the head.
Diego looking to ground and pound his opponent to a finish here.
Diego is stalling here but it's allowed Kakoullis to get half guard.
Kakoullis won't allow Diego to pass to mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Diego is looking to stall here but Kakoullis recovers full guard.
Diego stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Kakoullis swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Diego throws an elbow that misses. Kakoullis uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Diego's guard. Nice move by Kakoullis!

Diego is trying to keep Kakoullis in close.
Diego looking for a sweep. Not yet Diego, not yet.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Kakoullis stands up from Diego's guard - Kakoullis perhaps looking for a knockout.
Diego throws an overhand right that lands on Kakoullis's shoulder, as Kakoullis tries to avoid the shot.
Nice straight punches there by Diego. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Diego.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Dom Diego showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Kakoullis tries to clinch up.
Diego misses with a hook. Kakoullis ducked under it nicely.
Sotiris Kakoullis is winning the standup battle so far.
Kakoullis looks to land a body kick but Diego moved away.
Diego looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.
Kakoullis throws a quick counter kick to the body but Diego avoids it.
Diego closes the distance and lands a one-two.

Sotiris Kakoullis's cut is getting worse.
Diego might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Diego throws a shot from downtown. Kakoullis moves away and avoids it.
Diego swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kakoullis throws a quick counter kick to the body but Diego avoids it.

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

Kakoullis scrambles and gets back to his feet.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kakoullis will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Diego changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Kakoullis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Diego.
A little feinted left hand from Kakoullis on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Diego misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
An attempted straight right counter from Kakoullis misses the target.
Kakoullis attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Kakoullis looks to score with a jab to the body but Diego is just out of range.
Kakoullis is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Kakoullis throws a nice outside leg kick.
Kakoullis uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Diego.
Diego dips to his left and cracks Kakoullis with an uppercut!
Diego shoots in but no luck this time.
Kakoullis walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the strikes.
Diego's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Sloppy strikes from Diego. Those never looked like landing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Diego slips under a jab from Kakoullis.
Diego loads up on a big right hand but Kakoullis slips the punch.
Kakoullis thows a left - swing and a miss!
Diego throws a body shot but no joy.
Kakoullis throws a body shot but no joy.
Diego misses with a straight right.
Diego works the jab nicely.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Diego throws a poor cross that misses
and Kakoullis counters with a slapping leg kick.
Diego looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.
Kakoullis fires out a quick counter leg kick but Diego just manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis cracks Diego with a right hand to the side of the head.

That has opened up Dom Diego's cut even more.
Kakoullis needs to keep his hands up - Diego had a free shot at his head there.
Diego throws a jab when Kakoullis was well out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Diego throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Diego throws a body shot but no joy.
Diego jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Diego fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis half committed to a counter leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that misses.

Kakoullis darts in and clinches Diego up against the cage.
A short left from Kakoullis.
Diego drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Kakoullis gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Diego tries to score a body lock takedown but Kakoullis shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Sotiris Kakoullis has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dom Diego.
Diego takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Kakoullis content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Kakoullis lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Diego blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kakoullis lands a good knee to the midsection. Diego won't want to take too many of those.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands a nice shot to the body.
Kakoullis lands a nice shot to the body.
Diego wants to take the fight to the mat but Kakoullis manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kakoullis creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kakoullis can't find room to land a body shot as Diego controls the action.
Kakoullis landing knees to the body.
A short uppercut from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Diego or not.
Kakoullis lands a shoulder strike.
Kakoullis scores with a shoulder strike.
A right hook to the body lands for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands a shoulder strike.

The cut above Dom Diego's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
A bit of stalling here from Kakoullis.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

Diego is rocked!
Kakoullis using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Diego has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Kakoullis unloads with a big right hand that wobbles Diego! He's leaning against the cage trying to keep his feet but Kakoullis is unloading with more strikes now! Diego drops to his knees and the referee stops the fight for a TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Sotiris Kakoullis!
Sotiris Kakoullis retains his light heavyweight title!
A very excited looking Sotiris Kakoullis 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.
Dom Diego was interviewed post fight and said 'Came to knock this punk out. All he did was spam takedowns and subs big surprise.'.
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Event: SP-ICON Jones V Kakoullis 2     
Date:   Dec 19, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Arial Jones. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

184 cm
29
206 lbs
21 - 5 - 0
188 cm
35
191 lbs
23 - 6 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

KAISER
Mohito Fightwear

Reaper Combatwear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 21 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 23 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Arial Jones!
The judges for this bout are Roger Salmon, Micheangelo Fripello and Paul Gruel.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jones tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis avoids the head kick by Jones.
Jones fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Kakoullis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Jones ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.
Jones misses with an uppercut. Kakoullis saw that one coming.
Kakoullis has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Jones.
Kakoullis is looking to counter punch.
Kakoullis tests Jones's chin there with a solid looking shot.

It looks like Arial Jones has been cut.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jones scores with a jab. Kakoullis acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

Jones shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Kakoullis is trying to defend but Jones finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.

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

Jones 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.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis tries to get to full guard but Jones has control of the leg.
Jones trying to pass the guard but Kakoullis defending well.
Kakoullis preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.
Kakoullis trying to control but Jones postures up.

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.
Jones is looking to take a break and control but Kakoullis is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Kakoullis is looking for a sweep. Jones is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Jones is trying to advance to mount but he's lost his balance and Kakoullis reverses the position - he's now on top in Jones's guard.
Kakoullis wants to pass the guard but Jones is keeping the position.

Jones working for a triangle but Kakoullis defends it easily.

Jones looking for a guillotine here but Kakoullis defends easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jones is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

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

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Jones is looking to regain half guard here but Kakoullis keeps moving and retains side control.
Jones is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Kakoullis off and has taken his back!
Jones has the hooks in. Kakoullis is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.
Jones 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 Kakoullis!
Kakoullis rolls, trying to escape but Jones keeps control of the position.

Kakoullis is staying cool under pressure, defending well against the rear naked choke attempt from his opponent.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Kakoullis defends a rear naked choke attempt by controlling one of Jones's arms.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kakoullis looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jones misses with a straight right.
Jones throws a quick inside leg kick.
Jones throws a head kick that Kakoullis semi-blocks.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Kakoullis throws a shot from downtown. Jones moves away and avoids it.
Kakoullis looks to throw the jab but Jones is out of range.
The crowd cheers as Jones lands an impressive looking overhand right. Kakoullis doesn't seem phased though.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jones 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 Kakoullis has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kakoullis and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A counter left hand to the body from Kakoullis misses its target.
Kakoullis throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Arial Jones seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kakoullis misses with a hook. Jones ducked under it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jones wants to land a leg kick but Kakoullis is out of range.
Jones throws a sloppy head kick and Kakoullis moves out of range easily.
Jones uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a push kick but Jones slaps the foot to one side.
Kakoullis avoids the body shot from Jones.
Kakoullis takes a head kick and keeps coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good leg kick by Jones there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Jones throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kakoullis stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Jones scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kakoullis motions for Jones to come forward. Kakoullis throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kakoullis misses with a hook. Jones ducked under it nicely.
Kakoullis tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Jones pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kakoullis swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kakoullis.
Jones tries to clinch up.
Jones tries a head kick but it misses.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Jones. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Jones pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Kakoullis misses with an attempted mid kick.
Jones throws a sloppy head kick and Kakoullis moves out of range easily.
Jones explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Jones wants to land a leg kick but Kakoullis is out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Kakoullis misses the target.
Jones has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Kakoullis throws a leg kick but Jones sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kakoullis looks for the body kick but Jones saw that one coming.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis misses with a hook. Jones ducked under it nicely.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kakoullis takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Sotiris Kakoullis is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Jones tries to land a front kick but Kakoullis steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kakoullis moves out of range of the leg kick from Jones.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jones's sensitive parts.
Jones avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kakoullis blocks the body kick.
Jones lets loose with a powerful body kick. Kakoullis will feel that in the morning.
Jones works Kakoullis's body with a nice hook.
Jones takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kakoullis defending well as Jones loads up on a big left hand.
Kakoullis avoids the head kick by Jones.
Kakoullis misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kakoullis ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A thudding body kick lands there by Jones!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jones misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kakoullis scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
A good leg kick by Jones.
Kakoullis tries a low kick but Jones avoids it.
Jones misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Kakoullis counters with an inside leg kick.
Kakoullis slips a straight right by Jones.
Jones turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a big shot that misses.
Kakoullis blocks a head kick by Jones.
Kakoullis punishes Jones's body with a nice straight punch.
Jones ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kakoullis throws a front kick aimed at Jones's knee but Jones avoids it well.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Kakoullis - that will leave a mark!
Jones is breathing heavily.
Kakoullis throws a series of punches but Jones moves out of range.
Jones throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A thudding body kick lands there by Kakoullis!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Kakoullis checks a leg kick.
Kakoullis keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kakoullis with a hook.
Jones misses with a head kick.
The fighters circle, before Kakoullis throws a beautiful high kick that crashes into Jones's neck, sending him stumbling to the floor! Kakoullis lands more strikes and forces a referee stoppage! That one ended in an instant!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:21 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Kick & Punches). Sotiris Kakoullis!
Sotiris Kakoullis is the new light heavyweight champion!
Our winner, Sotiris Kakoullis, 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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42%

 

Event: SP-ICON Fight Night 26     
Date:   Nov 25, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Miguel Camacho and Sotiris Kakoullis. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

185 cm
35
205 lbs
26 - 11 - 1
184 cm
29
206 lbs
20 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

BlackStar Athletics

KAISER
Mohito Fightwear



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 26 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Miguel Camacho!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
The judges for this bout are Josh West, Ryoma Takatsuka and Jeff Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Camacho looks to throw a body kick
and Kakoullis counters with a stiff right hand.

It looks like Miguel Camacho has been cut.
Kakoullis fakes the leg kick and cracks Camacho in the body.
Kakoullis throws a sloppy head kick and Camacho moves out of range easily.
Kakoullis throws a head kick that half lands.
Camacho thumps Kakoullis with a low kick.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Kakoullis.

Camacho closes the distance and clinches.
Kakoullis lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Camacho tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Kakoullis lands a body shot in the clinch.
Camacho is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Kakoullis is keeping busy.
A short uppercut from Kakoullis.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A short right from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis misses with a hook to the ribs.
Camacho working hard to break the clinch.
Kakoullis working aggressively here.
Kakoullis lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Kakoullis misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kakoullis lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Kakoullis misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kakoullis goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Camacho escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Camacho drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Kakoullis lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. Camacho looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kakoullis misses the body punch
and Camacho counters with a thumping low kick.
Camacho has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Signature Martial Arts in the buildup to the fight.
Kakoullis scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!

Camacho is rocked!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kakoullis shakes his hands by his side, trying to relax. Camacho takes his eyes off the ball for a moment - Kakoullis sees the opportunity and cracks him with a massive hook! Camacho bends double and collapses on top of himself - he's out! The crowd are going absolutely nuts! Wow, what a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:44 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Sotiris Kakoullis!
Our winner, Sotiris Kakoullis, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: SP-ICON 260     
Date:   Nov 07, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sotiris Kakoullis and Arial Jones. 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.

184 cm
29
204 lbs
20 - 4 - 0
188 cm
34
191 lbs
22 - 6 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

KAISER
Mohito Fightwear

Reaper Combatwear
GREEN!160



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 20 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Sotiris Kakoullis!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Arial Jones!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fray, Paul Gruel and Micheangelo Fripello.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A kick lands to the mid section there for Kakoullis.
Kakoullis turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jones walks into a left hand.

It looks like Arial Jones has been cut.
Kakoullis throws a lazy right hand but Jones sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jones fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Jones moves out of range of the body kick from Kakoullis.
Jones thinks about the counter body kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Jones.
Jones throws a shot from downtown. Kakoullis moves away and avoids it.
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jones.
Jones goes for a high kick. It partially lands.

It looks like Sotiris Kakoullis has been cut.
Kakoullis lands a slapping body shot.
Kakoullis has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Beam in the buildup to the fight.
Kakoullis connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A nice leg kick lands there from Jones.
Kakoullis throws an overhand right that lands on Jones's shoulder, as Jones tries to avoid the shot.
Sotiris Kakoullis seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kakoullis throws a jab but it's blocked by Jones.
Kakoullis scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

Kakoullis rushes Jones and presses him up against the cage.
Kakoullis throws a head punch that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jones tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Jones.

Jones works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.
Jones looking to pass the guard.
Jones won't allow Kakoullis to sweep him here.
Jones is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Kakoullis keeping moving, preventing Jones from controlling successfully.
Jones looking to pass the guard.
Jones is still trying to improve position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Jones 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.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Jones showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Jones pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Kakoullis is keeping the position for now.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Jones throws a quick inside leg kick.
Sotiris Kakoullis is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Jones tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Jones.
Kakoullis pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jones misses with a looping left.
Kakoullis attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Jones ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kakoullis moves away.
Jones throws a head kick that misses.
Kakoullis tries to close the distance and clinch but Jones swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Jones tries to land a front kick but Kakoullis steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kakoullis stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Kakoullis wants it to stay on the feet.
Some bone on bone action there as Jones checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Kakoullis misses with a hook
and Jones counters with a nice kick to the body.
Jones closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Kakoullis lands with a slapping head kick.
Jones lands with a slapping head kick.
Kakoullis takes a swing at Jones's ribcage but misses.
Jones looks like he wants to counter punch here.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kakoullis keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jones.
Jones on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kakoullis throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis swats away the attempt to clinch by Jones.
Jones throws a low kick but Kakoullis moves out of range easily.
Kakoullis scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Kakoullis staying out of range there.
The fight stays on the outside here - Kakoullis looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Jones scores with a nice strike.
Jones swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Kakoullis keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Kakoullis takes a kick to the side of the head.

Sotiris Kakoullis's cut is getting worse.
Kakoullis stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jones.
Jones scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Jones tries to clinch but Kakoullis moves out of range.
Jones misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kakoullis.
Jones tries to close the distance and clinch but Kakoullis swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Arial Jones will probably get the nod.
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!


An inside leg kick lands from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jones looks to land a combination but Kakoullis avoids it well.
Nice shot lands for Jones.
Arial Jones seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kakoullis throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Jones makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Kakoullis really felt that one!
Kakoullis drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Jones tries to close the distance and clinch up but Kakoullis swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Kakoullis lands a leg kick that knocks Jones off balance momentarily.
Jones looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.
An inside leg kick from Jones misses.
Kakoullis misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Jones checks a low kick from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jones manages to avoid it.
Jones defending well as Kakoullis loads up on a big left hand.
Jones missing with a left hand there. Kakoullis was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kakoullis misses with a leg kick.
Kakoullis blocks a head kick by Jones.
It appears Kakoullis was looking to counter with a kick there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice leg kick lands there from Jones.
Kakoullis wants to slow Jones down by chopping away at his legs.
Kakoullis lands an overhand right.
Kakoullis tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jones walks forward, straight into a front kick from Kakoullis.
Jones misses with a kick to the body.
Jones pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kakoullis.
Jones scores with a nice body kick.
Jones 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.
Jones thows a left - swing and a miss!

Kakoullis tries to sprawl but Jones drives through with a takedown into half guard.
Jones works his foot free and advances to mount.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jones lands a nice shot to the head.

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

Jones moves into side control, trying to work for a kimura. That looks painful! Will he finish!!?? No, Kakoullis has worked his arm free - good work by Kakoullis!
Jones works to advance to full mount. Kakoullis defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
Jones can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Kakoullis is looking to escape.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jones throwing strikes here but Kakoullis is writhing around nicely and avoiding any serious damage.
Jones punishing his opponent with strikes.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Jones can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Kakoullis is looking to escape.
Jones thowing strikes but they're hitting the gloves, not doing any damage.
Jones wants to control the pace but Kakoullis is squirming around nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Jones is working for a guillotine from mount but Kakoullis frees his head quite easily.

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

Jones tries for a kimura but Kakoullis is defending well.
Jones has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Kakoullis is trying to get back to half guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Arial Jones showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Jones throws a push kick but Kakoullis slaps the foot to one side.
Jones throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Kakoullis connects with a looping right hand.
Jones misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kakoullis.
Kakoullis walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Kakoullis throws a sloppy head kick and Jones moves out of range easily.
Jones changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Jab from Kakoullis.
Jones tries a head kick but it misses.
The crowd cheers as Kakoullis lands an impressive looking overhand right. Jones doesn't seem phased though.
Jones lands the left hand.
Jones looks to score with a jab to the body but Kakoullis is just out of range.
Jones scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kakoullis doesn't seem bothered though.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jones misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Kakoullis counters with a flying knee. Nice.
Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jones.
Kakoullis staying out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jones throws a jab when Kakoullis was well out of range.
Kakoullis looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Jones throws a hook to the side of Kakoullis's head but Kakoullis sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A lazy left from Kakoullis finds it's target.
Good shot there by Jones.
Jones pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Nice takedown defense from Kakoullis. No joy for Jones on that attempt.
Jones jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A little feinted left hand from Kakoullis on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kakoullis takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Jones takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Kakoullis steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Jones.
Jones shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Jones scores with a kick to the midsection.
Jones doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Kakoullis counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Kakoullis fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Jones checks it well.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jones defending well as Kakoullis loads up on a big left hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Jones throws a body shot but no joy.
Kakoullis tries to clinch but Jones moves away
and Jones counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Kakoullis checks a leg kick.
Jones takes a swing at Kakoullis's ribcage but misses.
A jab from Kakoullis misses.
Kakoullis takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Kakoullis swings for the body but Jones moves out of range.
A nice side step and Jones releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Kakoullis keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Kakoullis is looking to counter with a body kick.
Sotiris Kakoullis has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Arial Jones.
Kakoullis tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Jones was well out of range. Poor timing from Kakoullis.
A good leg kick by Kakoullis.
Jones tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kakoullis was well out of range. Poor timing from Jones.
Jones connects with a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jones throws a sloppy head kick and Kakoullis moves out of range easily.
Kakoullis misses with a kick to the body.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Jones avoids a kick to the body.
Jones misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Jones throws out a loose jab but Kakoullis uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jones throws a body kick that misses.
Kakoullis takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Kakoullis misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kakoullis lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Kakoullis lands a shot to the body.
Jones lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Kakoullis lands with a left to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jones is pushing Kakoullis up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Jones misses with a punch on the inside.
Kakoullis lands a right hand that snaps the head of Jones backwards.
Jones has a couple of punches blocked by Kakoullis.
Kakoullis blocks the elbow strike.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Jones escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Jones doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Jones.
An inside leg kick lands from Kakoullis.
Jones takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.

Jones gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Arial Jones just about did enough to take it.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Jones blocks a jab.
Kakoullis smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Jones uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Kakoullis misses with a body kick.
Kakoullis uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jones.
Jones lets loose with a powerful body kick. Kakoullis will feel that in the morning.
Kakoullis throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped

and Jones counters with a single leg into guard. Kakoullis didn't expect that.
Kakoullis working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Jones.
Jones looking to pass the guard.
Jones advances to half guard.
Jones wants to control but Kakoullis is keeping him busy.
Jones thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Kakoullis is defending against the submission attempts here by Jones.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Kakoullis moves into full guard.
Kakoullis can't keep his opponent in guard - Jones advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

Jones is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Kakoullis sees it coming and defends easily.
Jones trying to control from half guard but Kakoullis is working away.

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.

Jones is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Kakoullis defends it well.
Arial Jones has got the better of the ground game so far.
Jones wants to free his trapped foot but Kakoullis is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Jones throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Kakoullis wants to control but Jones is keeping busy.
Jones tries to pass to full mount but Kakoullis defends it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Jones is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Jones tries to pass the half guard into mount. Kakoullis knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Jones is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Jones walks forward, straight into a front kick from Kakoullis.
Jones throws a body shot but no joy.
Jones tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Kakoullis is able to avoid easily.
Kakoullis scores with a leg kick.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kakoullis cracks Jones with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Jones misses with a leg kick.
Jones fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kakoullis manages to avoid it.
Jones throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Jones takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kakoullis throws the kick towards the body but Jones avoids it.
Jones was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Kakoullis throws a push kick but Jones slaps the foot to one side.
Kakoullis lands with a thumping leg kick.
Jones keeps the fight on the outside.
Jones goes for a double leg but Kakoullis avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Kakoullis continues to drive forward.
Kakoullis throws a hook to the side of Jones's head but Jones sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kakoullis on the wrong end of a nice jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Jones avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Jones looks for a takedown but Kakoullis sprawls well.
Jones throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Arial Jones will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. And we move into the final round!


Kakoullis looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Jones throws a head kick that misses.

Jones shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.

Jones 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.
Kakoullis pulls Jones in close to prevent any damage.
Jones passes Kakoullis's left leg - he's now in half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jones lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jones perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Kakoullis is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Jones is looking to take a break and control but Kakoullis is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

Jones is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Kakoullis sees it coming and defends easily.
Jones wants to free his trapped foot but Kakoullis is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Kakoullis moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Sotiris Kakoullis has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Kakoullis wants to sweep here but Jones controlling him for the moment.
Jones pushes down on Kakoullis's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Jones tries to pass to full mount but Kakoullis defends it.
Kakoullis is in trouble now - Jones has advanced to mount!
Kakoullis blocking the ground and pound.
Kakoullis tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jones looking to control but Kakoullis is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Jones pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.

Jones is working on an americana here. Ooh, that looks pretty nasty! Nope, Kakoullis has managed to escape the submission attempt.
Kakoullis is wriggling around trying to escape.
Kakoullis regains half guard.
Still in half guard, Jones seems content to control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Jones 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.
Kakoullis is trying to control but can't.
Arial Jones is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Kakoullis is staying active underneath Jones, 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!
Kakoullis throws a strike from the bottom that misses.
Kakoullis flails away from the bottom but he's not doing any damage.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Colin Fray scores the fight 45:50
Judge Paul Gruel scores the fight 45:50
Judge Micheangelo Fripello scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Arial Jones!

Arial Jones is the new light heavyweight champion!
After winning the bout, Arial Jones thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.