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Event: Destiny 166: Tucker vs Margera     
Date:   Aug 20, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Samuel Washington and Temitope Obama. Washington comes to the cage accompanied by TNT. Temitope Obama will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

169 cm
37
145 lbs
29 - 17 - 2
196 cm
32
141 lbs
17 - 17 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 17 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Samuel Washington!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Shirou Masuda, Yukihiro Yamamoto and Sosuke Kotani.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama throws a right and a left that both miss.
Obama is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Obama blocks a head kick by Washington.
Washington takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
A combination from Obama does no damage.
Washington appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Sloppy strikes from Obama. Those never looked like landing.
Washington with a hook.
Washington swinging wildly here.
Washington checks the leg kick.
Washington looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Obama cracks Washington with a right hand to the side of the head.
Obama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Washington.
Obama misses with a body shot.

Washington drives through with a takedown into Obama's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama working hard to break the clinch.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Obama.
Washington leaning against his opponent.
Washington swings wildly with an uppercut but Obama uses good head movement to avoid it.
Obama blocks an uppercut.

Obama pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Obama throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Washington.
Obama looks to land a combination but Washington avoids it well.
Washington misses with a head kick.

Washington gets tackled into the cage by Obama. Obama maintains the clinch.
Washington blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Washington drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Obama gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Obama is defending well against a takedown attempt.

Obama pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Washington waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Obama.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Obama misses with a series of wild punches.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Obama throws a head kick that misses
and Washington counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Obama tries a low kick but Washington avoids it.
Washington throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Washington to score with a decent uppercut.
Obama swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Washington counters with a straight right hand.
Obama takes a swing at Washington's ribcage but misses.
Temitope Obama is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Washington fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Obama sprawls well initially but Washington persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Obama trying to keep hold of his opponent's head but Washington manages to pass to mount!
Washington is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Obama can't stay in a position like this for much longer.
Obama is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Obama tries to hold on but Washington postures up.
Obama really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

Washington looking for a guillotine from mount but Obama is having none of it.
Obama is bucking up trying to escape but Washington cracks him with another couple of good strikes.
Washington raining down shots from the mount!
Obama is working to get back to half guard.
Washington with the ground and pound from mount.
Obama working to try and regain half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama just holding on.
Washington trying to control but Obama is having none of it.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Obama wants to control but Washington is having none of it.
You get the feeling that Obama really doesn't like being in this position too much.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Obama wants to control but Washington is having none of it.
Obama takes a big shot to the head but keeps on trying to improve his position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Washington with a couple of short strikes.
Washington lands a big shot there that rocks Obama but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Obama is working to get back to half guard.
Washington avoids the attempt from Obama to control.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Washington looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Obama!
Obama is trying to get back to half guard.
Obama is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Obama tries to improve position but can't.
Obama can't do much from the bottom here.
Washington scoring with punches from side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Check out the look on Washington's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Washington trying to control the position but Obama is working away.
Washington is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Obama can do to turn this around?
Washington lands a decent elbow from side control.
Obama is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Washington wants to control but Obama is keeping him busy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Washington wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Washington is putting a hurting on Obama here, landing some big shots from side control.
Obama is not content to let Washington control the position.

Washington looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Obama gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Obama is looking to improve his position.
Washington is thwarting Obama's attempts to control the position.
Washington looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.

Obama looking for submissions off his back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Obama is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Washington pulls his head out easily.
Obama wants to control but Washington is keeping busy.
Samuel Washington overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

Washington is trying a forearm chokeÖ I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Obama moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Washington looking to pass the guard.
Washington lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Obama looking to control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Obama is looking to cinch up a triangle. Washington throws the leg off to one side though and gets in tight to Obama's body to avoid the submission. Obama has instead reached around Washington's neck and now has a guillotine! Oh, this is biiiig trouble! Obama arches his back and squeezes and forces the tap from his hapless opponent.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:20 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Temitope Obama!
A victorious Temitope Obama thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
57%

 

Event: Destiny Tuesday 53     
Date:   Jul 26, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Pierre Laprise. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

196 cm
31
141 lbs
17 - 16 - 0
150 cm
36
130 lbs
13 - 18 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Very quick
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pierre Laprise!
The judges for this bout are Taro Takaoka, Sosuke Kotani and Yukihiro Yamamoto.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Laprise drives through with a takedown into Obama's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Laprise wants to pass the guard but Obama is keeping the position.
Obama will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Laprise throwing strikes but missing.
Laprise in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Obama is controlling Laprise's posture.
Obama has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Obama's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
Laprise stopping the sweep attempt from Obama.
Laprise passes Obama's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Laprise missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Obama trying to control from the bottom.
Laprise scoring with strikes to the body and head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obama is trying to get back to full guard.
Obama really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Laprise not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Laprise missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Laprise working Obama over with strikes.
Obama wants to improve his position but Laprise is controlling well.
Obama gets full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Laprise cracks Obama with a solid left hand.
Laprise postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Laprise landing with the ground and pound.
Obama pulls Laprise in close to prevent any damage.
Obama is trying to keep Laprise in close.
Laprise throws a big right hand that misses.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Obama is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Obama pulls Laprise in to control the position.
Obama is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Obama keeping full guard, as Laprise tries to pass.
Obama looking to control.
Laprise pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Obama is keeping the position for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Laprise scores with a decent looking elbow strike.

Obama is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Laprise defends well.
Laprise wants to pass the guard but Obama is keeping the position.
Obama wants to sweep but no luck.
Obama throwing some rather feeble looking strikes off his back.
Laprise chips away with some ground and pound.
My spies in Body Pain_14elite_650$+VM inform me that Laprise has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!

Obama working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Laprise doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Laprise manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Laprise postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Obama pulls Laprise in to control the position.
Laprise tries to free his leg and advance position but Obama is retaining full guard.
Obama working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Laprise.
Obama controlling Laprise's posture.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama looking to control.
Obama is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.

Obama working for a triangle but Laprise defends it easily.
Laprise missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Laprise is looking to work some ground and pound but Obama has wrist control.
Laprise working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Laprise working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Obama's head.
Laprise throws a big right hand that misses.
Laprise with a nice head shot there.
Laprise postures up and lands a big shot to Obama's brow.
Laprise makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Laprise is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Obama bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Laprise's guard.


That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

Laprise in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Laprise postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Obama wants to sweep but no luck.
Obama preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Laprise lands a couple of decent looking shots.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obama wants to sweep here but Laprise controlling him for the moment.
Laprise sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Obama's guard.

Obama actively working from the bottom here.
Obama is looking to improve his position.
Laprise working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
Obama on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obama throws a nice looking combination but Laprise bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Laprise is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Laprise shoots in for a double leg but Obama sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Obama misses with a right hand
and Laprise counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Obama throws a right hand that Laprise ducks under and follows up with a left that Laprise also avoids with ease.
Laprise darts in looking for a takedown but Obama gets double underhooks and turns Laprise into the cage.
Laprise has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Obama throws a head kick that misses.
Laprise looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Temitope Obama has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Pierre Laprise.
Obama looks to score with a jab to the body but Laprise is just out of range.
Obama thows a leg kick but Laprise checks it

and Laprise counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Obama!

Laprise looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Laprise tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Laprise working the ground and pound but Obama is defending the strikes.
Laprise working the ground and pound from side control.
Obama tries to bench press Laprise off him but Laprise keeps the position.
Obama is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at World Combat Sports Academy, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Obama taking a bit of punishment here - Laprise scoring with strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Laprise scores with a couple of short elbows.
Obama is trying to control Laprise's posture but Laprise avoids it.
Laprise cracks Obama with a big elbow.
Obama is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Laprise off and has taken his back!

Obama patiently working for the choke. Which fighter will keep their nerve here?
Laprise can't escape the position.
Laprise turns into Obama and is now in his guard.
Laprise lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Laprise postures up in Obama's guard and throws a big left but Obama blocks it.
Laprise with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Laprise postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Laprise is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Obama not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Laprise is looking to work some ground and pound but Obama has wrist control.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obama is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Laprise accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Laprise advances position into side control!
Obama struggling a bit here.
Obama tries to buck Laprise off but Laprise is having none of it.
Obama avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Laprise.
Laprise in side control lands a decent elbow.
Obama tries to bench press Laprise off him but Laprise keeps the position.
Obama takes a couple of big shots there - the referee warns him that he has to defend himself better.
Obama is looking to regain half guard here but Laprise keeps moving and retains side control.

Laprise tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Laprise working away.
Pierre Laprise has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Check out the look on Laprise's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Obama takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.
Laprise blocks the strikes from Obama.
Laprise misses with the ground and pound.
Laprise scores with punches from side control.
Laprise is chipping away with strikes.

Obama is rocked!
Obama is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Laprise is controlling him well.
Oh Obama is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Obama wants to control but Laprise postures up.
Laprise looks up at the clock and then as Obama takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Laprise smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!
Obama stops Laprise from passing to mount.
Obama struggling a bit here.

Laprise is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Obama is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Obama seems to have got his legs back now.
Laprise grinds an elbow into Obama's temple.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama defending against the ground and pound.
Obama parries the strikes from Laprise easily there. Laprise is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Obama to escape.
Obama is looking to reverse the position.
Obama gets back to half guard.
Obama regains full guard. Nicely done.
Laprise scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Obama wants to sweep here but Laprise controlling him for the moment.
Laprise landing with the ground and pound.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Obama has control of Laprise's left arm, preventing Laprise from doing any damage.
Laprise with a nice head shot there.
Laprise throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Obama looking to hit a scissor sweep but Laprise is one step ahead there.
Laprise stops Obama from standing up.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Laprise moves away from the strike by Obama.

Laprise shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Obama napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Laprise in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Obama is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Laprise looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Obama is avoiding damage well.
Obama is looking for a sweep.
Obama taking punishment in the form of punches.
Laprise lands an elbow.
Obama struggling a bit here.
Laprise is chipping away with strikes.
Obama sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Laprise lands strikes from half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obama wants to improve his position but Laprise is controlling well.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Obama is trying to maintain the position but Laprise is very close to passing his half guard.
Laprise blocks the strikes from Obama.
Laprise throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama is concentrating on defense, preventing Laprise from advancing position.
Laprise lands with a punch from half guard.
Laprise missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Obama works his way to full guard. Good work.
Laprise postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Laprise makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.

Obama looking for a guillotine here but Laprise defends easily.
Obama preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Laprise wants to pass the guard but Obama is keeping the position.
Laprise stands up over Obama, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Laprise postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Obama not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Obama has control of Laprise's left arm, preventing Laprise from doing any damage.
Laprise with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Pierre Laprise 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.
Laprise sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Obama working a defensive guard here.
Laprise looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Obama pulls Laprise in close to prevent any damage.

Obama is looking for a triangle but Laprise pushes his legs off easily.
Obama trying to control the position here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Further stalling from Obama.

Laprise got a little sloppy there for a moment and Obama has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Laprise has managed to get both his arms back between Obama's legs - danger averted.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Obama trying to keep a closed guard but Laprise is proving a slippery customer.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Laprise not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Obama misses with a series of wild punches.
Temitope Obama has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Obama tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Laprise was well out of range. Poor timing from Obama.

Laprise throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Obama was covering up waiting for the punch and Laprise finishes the takedown easily into guard.

Obama pushes Laprise off and gets back to his feet.
Laprise shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Obama defends it nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Laprise gets a double leg takedown into Obama's guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Laprise is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Laprise trying to control but Obama is working from the bottom.
Obama seems keen to control Laprise's posture.
Laprise controlling from the top position.

Obama looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Obama not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

Obama had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Laprise defends it easily.
Laprise controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Taro Takaoka scores the fight 27:30
Judge Sosuke Kotani scores the fight 27:30
Judge Yukihiro Yamamoto scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pierre Laprise!

Pierre Laprise took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, Bloodlust Horde Fightwear for their support in the buildup to the fight.
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G S C G energy
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
48%

 

Event: EPL Season 9 Final     
Date:   Apr 28, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Peter Taphorn. Temitope Obama had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

196 cm
30
141 lbs
17 - 15 - 0
170 cm
35
138 lbs
25 - 12 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Bos Energy MMA159.4

Victory Fight Wear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Peter Taphorn!
The judges for this bout are Yasuomi Hirokawa, Sosuke Kotani and Shigeki Fujiwara.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama fails to land with a series of punches.
Taphorn ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Obama has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Taphorn throws a right and a left that both miss.
Taphorn looks to score with a jab to the body but Obama is just out of range.
Obama tries to close the distance and clinch up but Taphorn swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Taphorn jabs at Obama's body.
Good shot there by Obama.
Obama throws out a loose jab but Taphorn uses good head movement to avoid it.
Taphorn tries to counter by closing the distance.
Obama looks to land a body kick but Taphorn moved away.
Obama jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Taphorn lands a nice shot to the body.
Obama throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Taphorn tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Obama manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Obama looks to score with a jab to the body but Taphorn is just out of range.
Taphorn misses with a body kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Obama pushes Taphorn up against the cage in a clinch.
Taphorn blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right from Taphorn on the inside.
A nice left hand lands by Taphorn.
Taphorn pushes Obama back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Taphorn.
A nice right hand lands inside from Taphorn.
Obama slows down the pace here.

Taphorn breaks the clinch.
Horrible takedown attempt by Taphorn or perhaps it was just good defense by Obama, which made it look bad.
A slapping body kick lands there for Taphorn.
Obama checks a low kick from Taphorn.
Taphorn avoids a punch combination nicely.
Taphorn lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Obama circles away quickly and effectively.
A decent looking cross lands there for Taphorn.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obama throws a jab when Taphorn was well out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama misses with a body punch
and Taphorn counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Obama lands a nice leg kick that just misses Taphorn's sensitive parts.
Obama walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Taphorn scores with a nice head shot.
Obama misses with a double jab.
Obama misses with a straight right.
Obama looks to land a body kick but Taphorn moved away.
Obama misses with a hook to the body
and Taphorn counters with a thumping low kick.
Taphorn fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Obama throws a quick inside leg kick.
Obama tries a head kick but it misses.
Obama blocks a jab.
Taphorn fails in his attempt to clinch.
Taphorn comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Obama misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

The fight moves into the clinch position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Taphorn blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Taphorn scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Taphorn tries to throw a body punch but Obama avoids it by throwing Taphorn back against the cage.
Still in the clinch, Obama scores with a nice short uppercut.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Taphorn obliges.
Taphorn taking a breather.
Taphorn tries to stall but Obama uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Taphorn on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Taphorn blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Taphorn prevents Obama from breaking the clinch.
Obama pushes Taphorn back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Taphorn tries a body shot but Obama blocks it.
Obama lands a hook that snaps the head of Taphorn backwards.

Taphorn gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Taphorn drops an elbow to the side of Obama's head.
Obama is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Taphorn slips a nice elbow through Obama's hands, connecting with Obama's forehead.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama throws a strike from the bottom that misses.
Obama is controlling Taphorn's trapped leg to prevent Taphorn from advancing to side control.
Obama wants to control but Taphorn is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Taphorn is controlling the pace.
Obama has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Obama is trying to maintain the position but Taphorn is very close to passing his half guard.

Taphorn is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Obama controlling the position well.
Obama trying to control but Taphorn postures up.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obama throws a head kick that misses.
Obama goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Obama thumps Taphorn with a low kick.
Taphorn lands a leg kick that knocks Obama off balance momentarily.
Taphorn cracks Obama with a good jab.

Taphorn gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Taphorn tries to work over Obama's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Taphorn tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Obama's elbow.
Taphorn blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Taphorn is looking to control Obama's arms but Obama gets an underhook and turns him. Now Taphorn has his back to the cage.
Obama prevents a body shot from Taphorn.
Taphorn tries to stall but Obama uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Taphorn is looking to control Obama's arms but Obama gets an underhook and turns him. Now Taphorn has his back to the cage.

Obama manages to break the clinch.

Obama darts in and clinches Taphorn up against the cage.
Peter Taphorn seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Taphorn blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
A hook to the body from Taphorn.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Taphorn fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Taphorn effectively controlling the action here.
The referee is keeping an eye on Taphorn - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Taphorn working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Obama stalling the fight.
A shot in the inside from Obama.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Obama obliges.
Obama lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Taphorn working aggressively here.
Taphorn effectively controlling the action here.
Taphorn takes a knee right on the jaw!
Taphorn misses with a hook from the clinch.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
A short left from Obama.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.

Obama breaks from the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Taphorn waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Obama.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Taphorn has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Obama throws a right and a left that both miss.
Obama staying out of range there.
Obama takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
The fighters circling - Taphorn throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Obama misses with the combination.
Taphorn throws out a loose jab but Obama uses good head movement to avoid it.
Temitope Obama is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Obama keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Peter Taphorn seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Obama lands a jab-cross combination.
Obama fails to land with a series of punches.
Obama blocks a jab.
Obama moves out of range of the strikes.

Obama tries to keep at a distance but Taphorn has taken the fight into the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Taphorn blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Taphorn creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Taphorn on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Obama takes a shot to the head.
Taphorn throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Obamas head.
Taphorn scores with a nice hook to the head.

Obama breaks from the clinch.
Obama really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Taphorn scoring well with a low kick there.
Taphorn tries to clinch but Obama moves out of range.
Obama's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Taphorn connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Obama scrambles back to his feet.
Obama checks a leg kick.
Taphorn lands a jab to Obama's midsection.
Taphorn lands a glancing blow to the side of Obama's head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Obama looks to land a combination but Taphorn avoids it well.
The fight stays on the outside here - Obama looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Taphorn scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Taphorn misses with a two punch combination.
Obama on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Taphorn. Taphorn obviously looking to wear him down.
Obama fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Taphorn is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Taphorn fails to land with a series of punches.
Obama misses the shot to the body.
Taphorn fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Obama has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Obama keeps the fight on the outside.
Temitope Obama is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Obama scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Obama tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Taphorn manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Obama misses with a wild combination.
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 Temitope Obama will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Obama scores with a jab to the head.
Obama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Taphorn tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Obama is able to avoid easily.
Obama will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Taphorn misses the shot to the body.
Taphorn ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Obama misses with a few strikes there.
Taphorn avoids a punch combination nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Taphorn throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Obama moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Obama throws a body shot but no joy.
Taphorn tries to score with a low kick but Obama moves his leg out of the way.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama slaps away a takedown attempt from Taphorn, before circling back to the center of the mat.

Taphorn shoots in and gets a takedown into Obama's guard.
Obama utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Taphorn throwing strikes but missing.
Obama looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Obama is trying to keep Taphorn in close.
Obama is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Taphorn is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Taphorn throws a big right hand that misses.
Taphorn stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Obama swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Taphorn sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Obama's guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Obama has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Taphorn is working away from the top position though.

Obama looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Obama preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.
Obama is looking to control Taphorn's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Obama avoid being mounted?
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Taphorn lands a nice short elbow.
Obama is trying to control but can't.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama is refusing to be controlled, as Taphorn sits in half guard.
Obama trying to control here but he's found himself mounted! Oh no!
Taphorn fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!
Obama is desperately trying to improve his position but Taphorn has a good base and remains in mount.
Taphorn lands an elbow that was bordering on illegal but the referee lets it go with a warning.
Taphorn lands a heavy elbow.
Obama is working to get back to half guard.
The crowd growing excited in anticipation of a finish here! Right on cue, Taphorn cracks his opponent with a massive right hand that draws loud cheers!
Obama is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Taphorn breaks from Obama's wrist control and lands an elbow.

Taphorn is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Obama is surviving well by controlling Taphorn's body position as best he can.
Taphorn landing strikes, looking to finish!

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!
Obama wants to control but Taphorn is having none of it.
Taphorn looking to ground and pound his opponent to a finish here.

Obama is rocked!
Taphorn prevents Obama from getting the reversal.
Oh Obama is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Taphorn looking to ground and pound his opponent to a finish here.
Obama really wants to buck Taphorn off and get back to his feet.
Taphorn lands with some strikes.
Taphorn controlling from the full mount.
Taphorn loads up on a couple of big shots to the head that have Obama scrambling to escape. He can't get free though and several more unanswered shots from Taphorn land to the head. The referee has no choice but to stop the fight. Taphorn stands and salutes the crowd.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:50 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Peter Taphorn!
Peter Taphorn 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: Ascension 344: Rebirth     
Date:   Apr 09, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Eli Armis and Temitope Obama. Armis comes to the cage accompanied by Mortal Kombat Theme. Temitope Obama will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

165 cm
36
145 lbs
30 - 15 - 2
196 cm
30
141 lbs
16 - 15 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 15 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Eli Armis!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Steve Montenegro, Eddie Farnsworth and Franklyn Lucas.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama misses with a body shot.

Armis decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Armis seems to be looking for submissions.
Armis blocks the strikes from Obama.
Obama trying to control here.
Armis works his way into side control.
Obama is trying to control Armis's posture but Armis avoids it.
Obama manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Obama wants to lay and pray for a moment but Armis keeps working.
Obama is thwarting Armis's attempts to control the position.

Armis looking for submissions off his back.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Armis wants to get back to full guard.
Obama wants to control but Armis is keeping him busy.
Obama works his way into side control.
Armis is looking to reverse the position.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Obama working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Obama lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.

Obama tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Obama has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!

Obama goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Armis rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Obama's guard! Nice work there by Armis!
Armis trying to control but Obama is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Obama looking for a guillotine here but Armis defends easily.
Obama is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Armis preventing the sweep.
Armis wants to control from the top but Obama keeps moving.
Armis might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Obama is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Armis slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Armis tries to free his leg and advance position but Obama is retaining full guard.
Obama wants to sweep here but Armis controlling him for the moment.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Armis tries to free his leg and advance position but Obama is retaining full guard.
Armis pushing down on Obama's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Obama is refusing to be controlled, as Armis sits in half guard.
Armis prevents Obama from improving his position.
Armis wants to lay and pray for a moment but Obama keeps working.
Armis perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.

Armis is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Obama is just riding it out for now. Armis eventually gives up the hold.
Obama is looking to control Armis's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Obama avoid being mounted?

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Armis is trying to control the action in half guard but Obama is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Armis seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.

Armis scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
Obama is not content to let Armis control the position.
Obama is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.

Armis is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Obama keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obama throws a right and a left that Armis avoids nicely.
Armis throws a looping overhand right but Obama ducks down to avoid it.
Armis is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Obama can do to turn this around?
Obama slips under a jab from Armis.

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

Obama escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Armis gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Armis being controlled here momentarily.
Armis tries to free his leg and advance position but Obama is retaining full guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Armis thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Obama controls Armis momentarily but Armis frees himself.
Armis passes Obama's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Armis tries to pass to full mount but Obama defends it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama is trying to maintain the position but Armis is very close to passing his half guard.
Obama is trying to control but Armis passes into side control!
Obama is not content to let Armis control the position.
Obama tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Armis wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

Armis tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Armis has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Obama gets back to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Obama is not content to let Armis control the position.

Armis is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Obama doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Armis.
Obama trying to control from the bottom.
Armis passes the guard and advances to mount!
You get the feeling that Obama really doesn't like being in this position too much.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Obama is in all sorts of trouble here.
Obama is squirming around, avoiding Armis's attempts to control the action.
Armis is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Obama is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama can't escape the position.
Obama tries to lock up and control but Armis gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Armis takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Obama can't escape the position.
Obama is squirming around, avoiding Armis's attempts to control the action.
Obama tries to hold on but Armis pushes him away.

Armis with some aggressive grappling here. He's looking for submissions here, rather than waiting for the opportunity to counter.
Obama is working to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Armis moves to take his opponent's back.
Obama breaks Armis's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
Obama trying to control but Armis is working from the bottom.
Armis trying to keep a closed guard but Obama is proving a slippery customer.
Obama wants to pass the guard but Armis is keeping the position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Armis looking to control.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Eli Armis dominated that second round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.



Armis drives through with a takedown into Obama's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Obama is pulling down on Armis's head to control his posture.

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


Armis throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Obama must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.

Armis is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Obama is aware though and is defending well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Armis wants to hit a switch here but Obama passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Armis there!

Obama is giving the impression that he's looking to ground and pound but he switches suddenly into a beautiful far side armbar! Armis is forced to tap! Great finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:57 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Temitope Obama!
A relieved looking Temitope Obama thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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Event: EPL 6     
Date:   Mar 03, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Patrick Holohan and Temitope Obama. Holohan comes into the arena with Come out and Fight blaring out of the sound system. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

175 cm
27
135 lbs
9 - 5 - 0
196 cm
30
141 lbs
15 - 15 - 0
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Patrick Holohan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Holohan doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Holohan waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Obama.
Holohan throws a right hand that misses

and Obama counters with a single leg into guard. Holohan didn't expect that.
We've been hearing good reports from Holohan's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Obama stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Holohan swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Holohan is looking for a triangle but Obama pushes his legs off easily.
Obama tries to free his leg and advance position but Holohan is retaining full guard.
Obama passes Holohan's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Obama seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.

Obama is looking for a kimura here.

Holohan looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Obama is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Holohan defends it well.
Obama wants to free his trapped foot but Holohan is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Obama is still trying to improve position.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Holohan looking for submissions off his back.
Holohan is looking to control Obama's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Holohan avoid being mounted?
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Obama is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Holohan doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Obama.

Holohan actively working from the bottom here.

Holohan is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Obama pulls his head out easily.
Holohan has his hands clasped together around Obama's back. He's all about the action.

Obama is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Holohan doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Obama.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.

Obama wants to work for an arm triangle but Holohan is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Holohan trying to control but Obama postures up.

Holohan is defending against the submission attempts here by Obama.

Holohan actively working from the bottom here.

Obama is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Holohan tries to get to full guard but Obama has control of the leg.
Obama passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Holohan!
Holohan really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Holohan is trying to escape the mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama avoids the attempt from Holohan to control.
Obama with good strikes from the mount here!
Holohan is looking to get to half guard.
Holohan might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Holohan is in a horrible position here. Obama smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.
Obama landing shots from mount.
Holohan keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Holohan wants to hold on but Obama pushes him away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama unloading with bombs!

Obama working to secure an arm triangle but it's not happening for him just yet.
Holohan is in all sorts of trouble here.
Holohan sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Obama scoring with strikes to the body and head.

Holohan is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Holohan wants to get back to full guard but Obama has passed into side control.
Oh Holohan is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!

Obama tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Obama has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!

Obama working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Obama landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Obama is working Holohan over with some ground and pound from side control.

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

Obama is trying to get an arm triangle but Holohan is defending well.
Holohan can't do much from the bottom here.

Obama has worked his way into a potential kimura here. Holohan is trying to get out of the position but his squirming has just got him deeper into trouble. Obama yanks on the arm and Holohan is forced to tap due to a very painful looking submission! Nice work by Obama.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Temitope Obama!
Our winner, Temitope Obama, 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.
Patrick Holohan was interviewed post fight and said '"A life making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing at all."'.
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Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Feb 02, 2016

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Guto Silveira. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

196 cm
29
141 lbs
14 - 15 - 0
163 cm
33
140 lbs
18 - 17 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ White Belt
Excellent boxer
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Guto Silveira!
The judges for this bout are George Francis, Alan Glass and Stewart Dunkirk.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama throws a series of punches but Silveira moves out of range.
We've been told by Obama's head coaches at Roosters Coop that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Obama paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Obama takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Obama looks for a takedown but Silveira sprawls well.
Silveira throws a jab when Obama was well out of range.
Silveira throws a series of punches but Obama avoids them all with ease.
Some wild striking there from Obama.
A telegraphed right hand from Silveira misses the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obama scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Silveira's corner calls for a 1-2. Silveira obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obama throws a right and a left that both miss.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A head kick from Obama lands but Silveira takes it in his stride.
Obama scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Obama lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Silveira at a distance.
Silveira listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

Obama clinches up against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Obama.
Silveira fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Obama scores with a shoulder strike.

Silveira is rocked!
Obama has Silveira pushed against the cage.
Silveira is still on wobbly legs! Can Obama finish him?
Obama lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Silveira backwards.
Obama dips a shoulder and cracks Silveira with a mighty uppercut! Silveira falls back against the cage and Obama unloads with a barrage of strikes! Silveira is completely out with his eyes open, only supported by the cage! Save him ref! Eventually the ref decides to do his job and jumps in - Obama screams abuse at the incompetent official before going over to celebrate with his corner. Brutal stuff!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:42 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Temitope Obama!
Our winner, Temitope Obama, 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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manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
66%

 

Event: L.V.P. - Malaki vs. Hopkins     
Date:   Nov 11, 2015

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Steve Martin. 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 Steve Martin was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

196 cm
28
141 lbs
14 - 14 - 0
168 cm
36
134 lbs
11 - 14 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Powerful

Spartan Nutrition

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Steve Martin!
The judges for this bout are Alan Glass, Frank Dennis and Chris Downing.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Martin manages to avoid it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Martin! But no joy.
Martin on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Obama. Obama obviously looking to wear him down.
Obama misses with a jab, cross combination.
Martin is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Obama throws a series of punches but Martin moves out of range.
Martin doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Obama fails to land with a series of punches.
And Martin tries to counter it with a takedown but Obama pushes his down on his head and steps out.
A looping hook to the body misses from Obama. Martin does a little dance to reset his feet.
Martin lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Martin 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.
Obama throws a right hand that Martin ducks under and follows up with a left that Martin also avoids with ease.
Obama tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Martin now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obama shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Martin as he avoids it easily.
Obama really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Obama tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Martin was well out of range. Poor timing from Obama.
Martin throws a counter combo.
Obama misses with a series of wild punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Martin clobbers Obama with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Obama misses with a double jab
and Martin counters with a left and a right that stings Obama.
Martin with a hook.
Obama misses with a jab to the body
and Martin counters with a two punch combo.
Martin showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Obama.
It seemed like Martin was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Obama throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Martin.
Despite the aggression on Martin's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Obama fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Martin checks it well.
As Obama backs off Martin throws a huge counter combo but Obama manages to avoid it all.
Martin slips a jab from Obama.
Martin unleashes a big counter combination but Obama bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Obama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Martin is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Martin takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Obama misses with a lunging right hand
and Martin connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Martin lands a nice hook to Obama's body. Obama takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Obama throws a right hand that Martin ducks under and follows up with a left that Martin also avoids with ease.
Obama misses with a series of wild punches.
Martin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Obama tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Martin manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Martin looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Obama slips a jab from Martin.
Obama misses with a two punch combination.
Obama throws a left and a right that both miss
and Martin counters with a series of strikes. Obama will be more careful next time no doubt.
Martin defending well as Obama loads up on a big left hand.
Martin looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Obama digs a good body shot into Martin's ribs.
Obama misses with a body punch
and Martin counters with a big head kick but Obama shrugs it off.
Martin throws a lazy right hand but Obama sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Obama shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Martin pinned against the cage. Martin gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Martin looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Obama throws a lazy uppercut
and Martin counters with an outside leg kick.
Obama swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Despite the aggression on Martin's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Obama throws a left and a right that both miss
and Martin counters with a left and a right that stings Obama.
Obama is looking to wear down Martin with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Obama throws a lazy head kick
and Martin counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Martin throws a looping overhand right but Obama ducks down to avoid it.
Obama takes a swing at Martin's ribcage but misses.
Obama misses with a few strikes there.
And Martin tries to counter it with a takedown but Obama pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Martin swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Martin scores with a nice strike.
Martin goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Obama goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Obama throws a leg kick
and Martin counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Obama misses with a double jab
and Martin counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Martin falls off balance throwing a combination
and Obama counters with a left and a right that stings Martin.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obama rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Martin moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Martin is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Obama tries to clinch there but Martin circles away.
Obama lands a jab to Martin's midsection.
Martin ducks under a wild hook from Obama.
Obama cracks Martin with a good jab.
Obama misses the body punch
and Martin counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Obama misses with a wild combination.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Martin takes one to the side of the head.
Obama misses with an uppercut. Martin saw that one coming.
Martin tries a quick counter leg kick but Obama is wise to it.
Obama throws a leg kick that is checked
enabling Martin to counter with a crisp jab.
Temitope Obama is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Obama.
Obama goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Martin! But no joy.
Obama looks to land a combination but Martin avoids it well.
A countering left hand to the body from Martin misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Obama. Martin does a little dance to reset his feet.
A little jabbing left from Martin on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Obama throws an off balance right hand
and Martin counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Good standup being displayed there by Obama as he connects with a hook.
Obama misses with the combination.
Obama misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Obama throws a left and a right that both miss
and Martin counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Obama throws a sloppy body shot
and Martin counters with a stiff right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Martin scores with a decent looking hook.
Martin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Obama.
Obama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
It seemed like Martin was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Martin uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Obama.
Despite the aggression on Martin's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Obama lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Martin backs up against the cage.
Obama swings for the body but Martin moves out of range.
Obama misses with a hook. Martin ducked under it nicely.
A combination from Obama does no damage.
Obama throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Martin sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Martin looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama jabs Martin to the body, keeping him at a distance.
A slow jab from Obama misses its intended target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama misses with the combination.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Martin! But no joy.
Obama swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Martin shapes to counter with a head kick.
Martin throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Obama.
Martin lands an overhand right.
Martin looks to land a right hand but Obama moved out of range.
Obama is looking to counter the offense by Martin and move into the clinch.
Obama attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A big left from Martin misses.

Martin moves into the clinch.
Obama blocking some punches.
Martin throws a head punch that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Martin working aggressively here.

Martin's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Obama throws a shot from downtown. Martin moves away and avoids it.
Martin looks like he wants to counter punch here.
No joy there for Obama, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Martin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Obama.
Obama misses with an uppercut
and Martin counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Obama misses with a body shot
and Obama takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Obama throws a series of punches but Martin avoids them all with ease.
Obama staying out of range there.
Obama appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Obama scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Obama takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
An inside leg kick from Obama misses.
A little jabbing left from Martin on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Temitope Obama dominated that second round.
That's time! Obama's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Obama throws a nice looking combination but Martin bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Obama throws a combination that misses
and Obama takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Obama throws a shot from downtown. Martin moves away and avoids it.
Martin changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Sloppy strikes from Obama. Those never looked like landing.
Obama throws a solid leg kick but Martin takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Obama.
Obama throws a combination that misses
enabling Martin to counter with a crisp jab.
Obama throws a right and a left that Martin avoids nicely.
Obama tries for a takedown but Martin circles away easily
and Martin counters with a one-two to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Martin displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Obama misses with a body punch

and Martin counters by clinching up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama misses with the head strike.
Obama has Martin pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Martin manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Martin working aggressively here.
Martin slows down the pace here.
Our sources have told us that Obama has been working on his elbows in the gym.
Obama is trying to break the clinch but Martin is controlling him.
Obama blocks a body shot from Martin.
Obama is looking to take this one to the mat.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Temitope Obama. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Martin lands a hook that snaps the head of Obama backwards.
Martin lands with a left to the head.

Martin's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Obama misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Obama throws a nice looking combination but Martin bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Martin lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Martin throws a nice inside leg kick.

Martin closes the distance and pushes Obama back into the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Obama blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Martin misses with some punches.
Obama wants to break free but Martin has control.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Obama.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Obama.
Obama trying to stall but Martin improves his position.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Martin is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
A shot in the inside from Martin.
Martin misses with a punch on the inside.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Obama prevents the takedown attempt.

Obama manages to break the clinch.
Obama tries to bum rush Martin with a series of wild strikes but Martin uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
A countering left hand to the body from Martin misses.
Obama stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Martin.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
It seemed like Martin was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Obama throws a series of strikes that have Martin backpedaling.
Obama swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Obama takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A shot to the body from Obama misses
and Martin counters with a nice leg kick.
Martin lands a jab to the head.
Obama misses with a two punch combination.
Left hook, right uppercut from Obama.
Martin works the jab nicely.
Obama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Martin looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obama throws a head kick that misses
and Martin connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Martin avoids the head kick by Obama.
Obama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Martin wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Obama swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Martin counters with a nice uppercut.
Martin throws a hook but Obama avoids it easily.
Obama misses with a series of wild punches.
Martin lands with a thumping leg kick.
Obama throws a right hand that Martin ducks under and follows up with a left that Martin also avoids with ease.
Martin looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Martin moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Alan Glass scores the fight 28:29
Judge Frank Dennis scores the fight 28:29
Judge Chris Downing scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Steve Martin!

Our winner, Steve Martin, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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hype
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pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
62%

 

Event: L.V.P. - Badger vs. Obama     
Date:   Oct 14, 2015

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Haywood Badger and Temitope Obama. Temitope Obama will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

161 cm
30
134 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
196 cm
28
141 lbs
14 - 13 - 0
Great wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Dauntless
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Spartan Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Haywood Badger!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Wesley Smith, George Francis and Gwen Towbar.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama misses with a body shot.
Badger is looking to counter punch.
Obama lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Badger circles away quickly and effectively.
Obama is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Obama throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Badger lands a nice leg kick that just misses Obama's sensitive parts.
Obama throws a combination that misses
letting Badger counter with a right hand.
A combination from Obama does no damage.
Badger swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Badger uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Obama fails to land the takedown.
Badger digs a good hook to Obama's body.
Badger moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Badger throws a push kick but Obama slaps the foot to one side.
A looping hook to the body misses from Obama. Badger does a little dance to reset his feet.
Obama takes a swing at Badger's ribcage but misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obama moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.

Badger looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Obama tries to kick Badger off in order to stand up. Badger Avoids the leg push though and dives into side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Obama tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Badger misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.

Badger is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Obama is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Obama can't do much from the bottom here.

Badger tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Badger has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Badger has control of an arm but Obama manages to advance to Badger's back!

Badger showing good submission defense here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Badger trying to control the hands but Obama won't let him.
Obama looking to soften up his opponent with punches.
Badger manages to reverse the position and now he's in Obama's guard. Nice work there by Badger.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Obama is looking for a triangle here but Badger uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
Obama is looking to get back to his feet here but Badger is keeping cool and he's managed to take Obama's back.
Badger controlling well, preventing Obama from escaping the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama prevents Badger from getting a body triangle.
Obama wants to control his opponent's hands but Badger gets his hands free.

Badger looking for the choke but no joy.
Obama trying to control but he's just got himself in more trouble.

Badger is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Obama is defending well though. Badger let's go of the attempt for now.
A lull in the action here.
Obama rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Obama is looking for a sweep. Badger is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Badger passes into side control, despite Obama's attempt to control the position.
Badger advances nicely into full mount.
Obama bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Obama scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Obama postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.

Badger working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Obama doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Obama manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Obama looking to sit in guard and control but Badger gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Badger stopping the sweep attempt from Obama.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A big right from Badger misses.
Badger misses with a wild body shot.
Obama tries to counter by closing the distance.
Obama misses with a wild body shot.
Obama misses with a takedown
and Badger counters with a left and a right that stings Obama.
Sloppy strikes from Obama. Those never looked like landing.
Obama throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Obama misses with the combination.
Badger throws a nice outside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obama moves out of range of the body kick from Badger.
Badger lands a leg kick that knocks Obama off balance momentarily.
Obama swinging wildly here.
Some wild striking there from Obama.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Badger misses with a two punch combination.
Obama uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Badger.
Obama is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Some wild striking there from Obama.
Badger lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Badger moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Badger lands with a thumping leg kick.
Badger takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Badger scores with a nice strike.
Badger connects with the punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A head kick by Obama misses
and Badger counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Badger throws a body shot but no joy.
Obama misses with a wild combination.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Badger thumps Obama with a low kick.
Obama misses with a straight left.
Haywood Badger is winning the standup battle so far.
Obama takes a body punch but keeps moving.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Badger.
Badger lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Badger misses with a double jab.
A punch combination from Obama misses.
Obama shoots in but Badger avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Badger attempts a counter takedown but Obama avoids it well and moves away.
Obama is breathing heavily.
Obama tries to clinch up but Badger circles away and keeps his distance.
Badger swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Obama misses with a hook to the body
and Badger counters with a body kick that stops Obama in his tracks momentarily.
Badger throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Obama stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
An inside leg kick lands from Badger.
Badger throws out a loose jab but Obama uses good head movement to avoid it.
Obama moves away from the strike by Badger.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Badger throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Badger is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Obama can do to turn this around?
Nice takedown defense from Obama. No joy for Badger on that attempt.
Badger ducks right into an uppercut from Obama.
Obama 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.
Obama throws a series of punches but Badger avoids them all with ease.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Obama on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Badger throws a right hand that misses
and Obama counters with a left to the body.
Obama throws a right and a left that Badger avoids nicely.
Badger tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Obama is able to avoid easily.
Obama gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Badger counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Haywood Badger has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Temitope Obama.
Obama takes one on the chin but keeps coming.

Obama is rocked!
Badger 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.
Obama is still on wobbly legs! Can Badger finish him?
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Badger tries for a takedown but Obama circles away easily
and Obama counters with an inside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Badger moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Badger misses with a wild body shot.
Obama throws a lazy head kick
enabling Badger to counter with a crisp jab.
Badger buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Obama misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Badger counters with a huge left! Obama is in big trouble! He's backing up but Badger isn't giving him chance to recover. Under a barage of punches the ref has to step in to save Obama from any more damage. A dominating finish by Badger!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:26 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Haywood Badger!
After winning the bout, Haywood Badger 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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hype
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pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
66%

 

Event: L.V.P. - Kulakov vs. Araya 2     
Date:   Sep 02, 2015

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Chad Mendes. Mendes has chosen Steve McQueen as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Chad Mendes struggled to make weight for this fight. He only made it down to 137.1lbs at the first attempt and had to take the additional two hours to make the official bout weight. Let's see how much it's taken out of him. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

196 cm
27
141 lbs
13 - 13 - 0
170 cm
40
146 lbs
45 - 28 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Fast

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 45 wins, 28 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Chad Mendes!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Robert Twigg and Wesley Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Some wild striking there from Mendes.
An attempted straight right counter from Obama misses the target.
Obama swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
No joy there for Obama, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Some bone on bone action there as Obama checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Obama lands with a right hand.
Mendes slips a jab and a cross from Obama.
Mendes avoids a punch combination nicely.
Mendes fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Obama is out of range.
Obama throws a series of punches but Mendes moves out of range.
An inside leg kick lands from Obama.
Mendes walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Chad Mendes seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Obama getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mendes lands with a good body shot.
Obama really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Mendes throws a hook but Obama blocks it.
Obama misses with a double jab.
Obama misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Obama on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Mendes misses with a straight right.
Obama tries to bum rush Mendes with a series of wild strikes but Mendes uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Chad Mendes is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Mendes moves out of range of the leg kick from Obama.
Mendes misses with an uppercut. Obama saw that one coming.
Good shot there by Obama.
Obama rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Mendes moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Obama throws a series of strikes that have Mendes backpedaling.

Mendes is rocked!
Mendes lands a jab to the nose.
Mendes is still on wobbly legs! Can Obama finish him?
Obama misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Mendes is looking to slow Obama down with leg kicks.
Mendes seems to have recovered his senses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obama misses with a double jab.
Mendes gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Obama is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Obama fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mendes manages to avoid it.
Obama swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
A punch lands to the side of Mendes 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Obama misses with a double jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Mendes.
Mendes stuns Obama with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Nice defenses there by Obama.
Mendes fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
The fighters circling - Mendes throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Mendes throws a front kick that sends Obama stumbling back into the cage.
Obama defending well as Mendes loads up on a big left hand.
Obama throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Obama fails with an attempt to clinch.
Mendes takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Mendes uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Obama.
Mendes slips under a jab.
Obama lands with a kick to the ribs.
Mendes misses with a looping left.
Mendes cracks Obama with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Mendes looks winded!
The fight stays on the outside here - Obama looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mendes misses the jab.
Obama with a nice cross.
Obama scoring well with a low kick there.
Mendes lands an overhand right.
Obama avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Mendes throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obama misses with a body kick.
Mendes appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Obama is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Obama slips under a jab from Mendes.
Obama misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Mendes throws a front kick aimed at Obama's knee but Obama avoids it well.
Mendes wants to land a leg kick but Obama is out of range.

Obama looking to score a takedown here. Mendes is defending well but Obama drives through and ends up in Mendes's guard.
Obama scoring with punches to the head and body.
Obama trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Obama trying to control the position from guard on top but Mendes is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mendes wants to stand and escape but Obama is having none of it.
Mendes keeping moving, preventing Obama from controlling successfully.

Obama drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Obama jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Obama stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Mendes swivels though and keeps the full guard.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Obama accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Mendes showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Obama.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Obama fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Temitope Obama dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Mendes swings and misses with a hook to the body.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Obama throws a nice looking combination but Mendes bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Obama lands with a shot to the body.
Obama throws a chopping leg kick but Mendes manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Obama lands a really nice looking cross but Mendes seems unphased.
Mendes misses with a straight left.
Mendes misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Obama.
Obama throws a big counter combination but Mendes scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Mendes throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A leg kick checked by Obama.
Mendes displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Obama.
Obama 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.
Obama dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Mendes. That did some damage!
Mendes lands a right hook to the body.
Mendes is breathing heavily.

Obama drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Obama passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Mendes!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama working the ground and pound effectively.
We've been hearing that Obama has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Obama tries to control but Mendes wriggling away.

Mendes defends a decent attempt at a guillotine from Obama.
Obama throwing sloppy strikes here. Perhaps if he tightened up his striking from such a dominant position, he'd be able to finish easier.

Obama with some aggressive grappling here. He's looking for submissions here, rather than waiting for the opportunity to counter.
We've been informed that Mendes has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
Obama looking to control but Mendes is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Obama thowing shots but they're missing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama throwing shots from mount but they're not landing.
Obama tries to control but Mendes wriggling away.
Obama will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Obama throwing strikes here but Mendes is writhing around nicely and avoiding any serious damage.
Mendes is squirming around, avoiding Obama's attempts to control the action.

Obama is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Mendes is surviving well by controlling Obama's body position as best he can.
Obama with good strikes from the mount here!

Obama wants to finish this one by submission but Mendes is holding onto his waist, trying to prevent any attacks from Obama.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama wants to take his opponent's back but Mendes doesn't allow it.
Obama has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.

Obama has control of Mendes's right arm, working for a kimura. It's a bit of a token attempt though and Mendes regains control of the situation pretty easily.
Mendes is squirming around, avoiding Obama's attempts to control the action.
Obama raining down hammerfists from mount.
Obama takes Mendes's back. Could be looking for a rear naked choke here - either way, Mendes is in trouble.

Mendes preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Obama.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.

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

Obama looking for the choke from the back.

Obama has the hooks in and he's looking for a rear naked choke here. Mendes is defending well but eventually Obama manages to get an arm under the chin and he's locked on the RNC! Mendes has no choice but to tap now! He does! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:49 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Temitope Obama!
An out of breath Temitope Obama 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: L.V.P. - Nga vs. Silsa     
Date:   Aug 12, 2015

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Barney Rubble and Temitope Obama. Rubble comes to the cage accompanied by Rage Against The Machine - No Shelter. Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the prize buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!

150 cm
34
140 lbs
30 - 16 - 2
196 cm
27
141 lbs
13 - 12 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 16 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Barney Rubble!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Franklin, Frank Dennis and George Francis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.

Rubble has managed to clinch.
Obama pressing his opponent against the cage.
Rubble can't find room to land a body shot as Obama controls the action.
Obama avoiding damage as Rubble throws knees to the body.
Rubble leaning against his opponent.
Rubble lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Rubble working Obama over with knees to the body.
Obama tries a knee to the head but Rubble blocks it.
Rubble avoiding damage as Obama throws knees to the body.
Rubble lands a nice uppercut.
Rubble takes a knee right on the jaw!
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Obama takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Obama throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Rubbles head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Rubble lands a good knee to the midsection. Obama won't want to take too many of those.
Obama slowing the pace effectively.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short left from Obama.
Rubble misses with a hook to the ribs.
Obama throws a punch but it's blocked by Rubble.
Obama looking to stall.
Obama misses with a punch on the inside.
Obama working aggressively here.
Come on Obama - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Rubble tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Obama's elbow.
Rubble lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Obama or not.
Obama misses with some punches.
Obama blocks the elbow strike.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Obama swings wildly with an uppercut but Rubble uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rubble is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Knees to the body from Obama.
Rubble on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Rubble lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Obama or not.
Obama looking to slow down the pace here.
Rubble tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Rubble tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Rubble tries to work over Obama's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Obama avoiding damage as Rubble throws knees to the body.
Obama using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Rubble has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Obama pushes Rubble back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obama blocks a body shot from Rubble.
Obama misses with a punch on the inside.
Rubble can't find room to land a body shot as Obama controls the action.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Rubble as Obama tries to tie him up.
Obama holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Rubble misses with a hook to the ribs.
Obama is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Rubble creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama lands with a left to the head.
Obama misses with some punches.
Rubble presses Obama against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Rubble lands a left hand that snaps the head of Obama backwards.
Obama wants to stall.
A body shot lands from Rubble.
Obama is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
A hook to the body from Rubble.
Rubble with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Rubble lands an uppercut.
Obama trying to stall but Rubble improves his position.
Rubble throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Obamas head.
Rubble misses with a punch on the inside.
Rubble swings wildly with an uppercut but Obama uses good head movement to avoid it.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Obama.
Obama avoiding damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama trying to land knees to the body.
Rubble blocking some punches.
Obama trying to control the position but instead, Rubble has worked for underhooks and has pushed Obama into the cage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Rubble.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rubble misses with a knee strike.
Obama tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Rubble avoids it.
Rubble misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Obama gets through Rubble's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Rubble blocks an uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Obama fails to land.
Obama tries to land knees in the clinch but Rubble avoids the damage to the body.
Rubble swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Obama lands an uppercut.
Rubble swings wildly with an uppercut but Obama uses good head movement to avoid it.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Rubble misses with some punches.
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 Barney Rubble will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Obama lands with a good body shot.
Rubble misses with an uppercut.
Rubble scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.

Obama fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Rubble, pushing him back against the cage.
Rubble on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Rubble blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Obama trying to control the position but instead, Rubble has worked for underhooks and has pushed Obama into the cage.
Obama throws a head punch that misses.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Rubble lands with a short punch from the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rubble lands a damaging elbow.

It looks like Temitope Obama has been cut.
Obama misses with a punch on the inside.
Obama stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Obama misses with a hook from the clinch.
Rubble working aggressively here.
Obama swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rubble misses with a punch to the body.
Obama blocks a body shot from Rubble.
Rubble misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Obama has thrown a lot of knees so far in this fight and we're lead to believe that's something he's been working on the gym prior to this fight.
Obama is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Rubble managing to block the knees to the body from Obama.
Obama working Rubble over with knees to the body.
Obama throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Rubble blocks it with crossed arms.
Obama throws a head punch that misses.
Obama lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Rubble blocks an uppercut.
Rubble gets through Obama's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Obama controlling the action here for a moment.
Obama tries to land a knee to the head but Rubble blocks with his arms.
Rubble trying to land knees to the body.
Obama prevents a body shot from Rubble.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama is trying to maintain a safe position but Rubble gets an underhook and turns Obama into the cage.
Rubble tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Barney Rubble has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Obama prevents a body shot from Rubble.
Rubble tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Rubble managing to block the knees to the body from Obama.
Obama misses with some punches.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Rubble can't find room to land a body shot as Obama controls the action.
Rubble managing to block the knees to the body from Obama.
Obama with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Rubble goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Rubble makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obama connects with a knee to the head.
Rubble tries to land knees in the clinch but Obama avoids the damage to the body.
Rubble blocking some punches.
Rubble misses with the head strike.
Obama misses with the head strike.
Obama misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Rubble.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rubble lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Obama swings wildly with an uppercut but Rubble uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rubble lands a hook that snaps the head of Obama backwards.
Obama tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Rubble avoids it.
Obama throws a punch but it's blocked by Rubble.
Obama dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Obama blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Obama crunches a lovely knee into Rubble's ribcage.
Obama avoids a wild elbow strike from Rubble.
A short left from Rubble.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Rubble fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Rubble throws a head punch that misses.
Rubble softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Obama.
Obama on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rubble landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Obama is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Rubble is defending well for now.
Obama lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Rubble backwards.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Rubble blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Rubble is stalling here.
Obama misses with a punch on the inside.
Obama tries a knee to the head but Rubble blocks it.
Rubble throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Rubble can't find room to land a body shot as Obama controls the action.
Rubble tries to work over Obama's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A knee to the head by Rubble.
Obama taking a breather.
Rubble gets through Obama's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Obama blocks a body shot from Rubble.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Obama tries to land knees in the clinch but Rubble avoids the damage to the body.
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 Barney Rubble will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Temitope Obama's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Rubble scores with a jab.
Rubble is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Rubble chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Obama can pounce on him.
Obama scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Rubble fails to land with a series of punches.
Obama goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Obama swinging wildly here.
Obama staying out of range there.
Obama is looking for the big counter here.
Obama misses with a head kick.
Rubble avoids the head kick by Obama.
Obama swinging wildly here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rubble swings for the body but Obama moves out of range.
Obama misses with a hook
and Rubble counters with a right hand to the body.
Obama throws a poor cross that misses
and Rubble counters with a nice body shot.
Obama throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obama pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good leg kick by Rubble there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Obama takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Rubble misses with an attempted mid kick.
Barney Rubble is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Obama throws a series of punches but Rubble avoids them all with ease.
Obama tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Rubble is able to avoid easily.
Temitope Obama is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Rubble tries to clinch but Obama is having none of it.
Obama defending well as Rubble loads up on a big left hand.
Obama pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Rubble connects with a body shot that sends Obama's belly button to the back.
Rubble looks to land a right hand but Obama moved out of range.
Obama falls off balance throwing a combination
and Rubble counters with a nice uppercut.
Obama misses with a body shot.
Obama swinging wildly here.
Obama takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Obama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rubble.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama dodges the punch combination from Rubble.
Obama is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Rubble with a body shot.
The fight stays on the outside here - Obama looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Obama moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rubble dodges the punch combination from Obama.
Obama throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Rubble pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Rubble fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Obama checks it well.
Obama slips a jab from Rubble.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Rubble lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Obama has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Obama and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Rubble throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Obama stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Obama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Obama throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Rubble misses.

Rubble pushes Obama up against the cage in a clinch.
Obama throws a head punch that misses.
Rubble looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Still in the clinch, Rubble scores with a nice short uppercut.
Rubble lands a nice knee to the body.
Rubble presses Obama against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Rubble lands with a light punch inside.
Temitope Obama has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Obama missing with knees to the body.
Obama is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Rubble is keeping busy.
Obama blocking some punches.
Rubble lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rubble.
Rubble using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Rubble tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Obama.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rubble scores with a hook to the body.
Obama misses with the head strike.
Rubble misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Rubble tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Rubble scores with a nice hook to the head.
Rubble working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rubble.
Rubble lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Rubble is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Obama is defending well for now.
Rubble slowing the pace effectively.
Rubble avoiding damage as Obama throws knees to the body.
Rubble lands a nice elbow.
Rubble misses with a punch on the inside.
Rubble blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Rubble throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Obama swings wildly with an uppercut but Rubble uses good head movement to avoid it.
Obama throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Rubbles head.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 30:27
Judge Frank Dennis scores the fight 30:27
Judge George Francis scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Barney Rubble!

Barney Rubble decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: HFC Challengers 53     
Date:   Jul 13, 2015

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Ogg Nogg. Nogg has chosen Pantera : 5 Minutes Alone as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Ogg Nogg is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

196 cm
27
141 lbs
12 - 12 - 0
169 cm
42
139 lbs
34 - 18 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Heavy handed

Spartan Nutrition

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ogg Nogg!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A punch combination from Obama misses.
Nogg shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Obama as he avoids it easily.
Obama misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Nogg swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Obama counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Obama misses with a head kick.
Nogg 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.
Nogg is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Obama.
Nogg takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

Nogg closes the distance and pushes Obama back into the cage.
Nogg misses with a punch to the body.
Obama working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Nogg.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Obama lands a knee to the head.
Nogg fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Obama tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Nogg avoids it.
Obama is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Nogg fails to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama lands a shoulder strike.
Obama lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Nogg backwards.
Obama scores with a knee to the head.
Obama misses with a hook from the clinch.
Nogg takes a knee to the side of the body.
Obama really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Obama's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Nogg pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Obama throws a knee to the head but misses.

Nogg pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Obama, as that shot connected.
Obama lands a right hook to the body.
Obama misses the shot to the body.
Nogg ducks under a wild hook from Obama.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Nogg rushes Obama and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Nogg breaks from the clinch.
Nogg tries for a takedown but Obama sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Obama fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Obama tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Nogg connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Obama misses with the combination.
Nogg moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Nogg doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Obama throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
A head kick by Obama misses
and Nogg cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A right-left combo lands from Obama.

Nogg is rocked!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama scores with a one two! Nogg had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Nogg is still on wobbly legs! Can Obama finish him?
Obama connects with a body shot.
Obama bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Nogg's head backwards.
Obama cracks Nogg's jaw with two stiff jabs then ducks low and throws a soul-severing right uppercut to the mouth!! Nogg slumps to the ground with blood on his lips. The referee steps in before Obama can do further damage! This one is done, son!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:16 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Temitope Obama!
After winning the bout, Temitope Obama 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: HFC 212 Hide Any Fear     
Date:   Jun 05, 2015

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Johnny Unkown. Unkown comes into a darkened arena with his song building. I.C.P. BITCHES! MIRrorCulZ kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

196 cm
26
141 lbs
12 - 11 - 0
173 cm
30
141 lbs
21 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Johnny Unkown!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Don Winkell and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Unkown manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Obama misses with a straight right.
Unkown lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Unkown throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Obama counters with a stiff right hand.
Obama pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Unkown is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Unkown moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Unkown lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Unkown misses with a double jab.
Obama bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Obama swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Unkown.
Obama dodges the punch combination from Unkown.
Unkown misses with a wild combination.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obama swings widly with a right hand
and Unkown counters with a straight punch to the midsection.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Unkown can pounce on him.
Obama throws a combination that misses
and Unkown counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Obama thinking.
Unkown throws a chopping leg kick but Obama manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Obama throws a nice looking combination but Unkown bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Obama is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Unkown.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Unkown misses with a hook.
Obama throws a combination that misses
and Unkown counters with a one-two to the body.
Unkown lands a slapping body shot.
Obama throws a series of punches but Unkown moves out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Unkown throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Unkown throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Obama pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Obama fails to land with a series of punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Unkown.
Unkown looks to score with a jab to the body but Obama is just out of range.
Unkown throws a right and a left that both miss.
We've been hearing reports that Obama has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.

Obama closes the distance and clinches.
Obama slows down the pace here.
Obama makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Obama blocks an uppercut.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Obama.
Obama scores a nice knee to the body.
Obama tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Unkown lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Obama blocks an uppercut.
Obama misses with some punches.

Unkown breaks the clinch.
Unkown slips a straight right by Obama.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Unkown wants to clinch up but Obama keeps it at a distance.
A thudding body kick lands there by Obama!

Obama moves into range and clinches up with Unkown.
Obama stalling in the clinch.
Obama stalling in the clinch but Unkown improves position.
Obama is trying to maintain a safe position but Unkown gets an underhook and turns Obama into the cage.
Obama lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Unkown blocking some punches.
Unkown tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Unkown lands a hook that snaps the head of Obama backwards.
Obama's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A short right from Unkown.
Unkown tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Obama avoids it.
Obama misses with a knee strike.
Unkown tries to throw a body punch but Obama avoids it by throwing Unkown back against the cage.
Obama throws a punch but it's blocked by Unkown.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama lands a nice uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Obama.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obama lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Unkown using the Thai clinch to land knees to the body.
Unkown blocking some punches.
Unkown missing with knees to the body.
Obama missing with knees to the body.
Obama tries to land knees in the clinch but Unkown avoids the damage to the body.
Unkown utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
A nice right hand lands inside from Obama.
Unkown lands a nice uppercut.
Obama's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Obama lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Obama lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Obama lands with a right to the head.
Unkown makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Obama misses with a short punch on the inside.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Unkown scoring well with a low kick there.
Obama's corner calls for a 1-2. Obama obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Unkown misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Obama is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Unkown throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Obama throws a big counter combination but Unkown scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Johnny Unkown seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Obama throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obama tries to clinch but Unkown is having none of it.
Unkown takes a head kick and keeps coming.
A combination from Obama does no damage.
Unkown is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Unkown tries a head kick but it misses.
Unkown takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Obama rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Unkown moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
The fight stays on the outside here - Obama looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Unkown is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Obama is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Obama throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Unkown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama throws a predictable looking body shot
and Unkown counters with a two punch combo.
Unkown throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Obama doesn't manage to clinch there - Unkown circles away.
Obama closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Unkown is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Obama rather than just go for the knockout.

Unkown moves into the clinch.
Unkown throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Temitope Obama has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Obama has Unkown pressed against the cage.
Obama's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Unkown.
Obama looking to stall.
Unkown tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Unkown is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Obama is defending well for now.
Obama unloads a knee to the mid-section. Unkown lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Unkown tries to break the clinch but Obama is controlling the position.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Unkown.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Unkown escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Obama misses with an uppercut.
Unkown is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Temitope Obama is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A nice leg kick lands there from Unkown.
That kick from Unkown tenderised Obama's leg. Obama is trying to keep his angry face on.
Unkown throws a lazy body kick
and Obama cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Obama throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Obama throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Unkown.
A lazy left from Obama finds it's target.
A punch combination from Obama misses.
Temitope Obama is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Unkown avoids the body shot from Obama.
Unkown fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Obama looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Obama throws a right and a left that Unkown avoids nicely.
Unkown connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Unkown throws a body punch but Obama moves out of range.
Obama throws a big counter combination but Unkown scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Sloppy strikes from Obama. Those never looked like landing.
Obama bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Unkown jabs at Obama's body.
Obama avoids a punch combination nicely.
Obama swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Unkown lands with a thumping leg kick.
Obama really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Obama is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Unkown lands with a slapping head kick.
Obama misses with the combination.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Unkown misses the target.
Obama misses with an uppercut
and Unkown counters with a slapping leg kick.
Decent striking displayed by Obama there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Unkown keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Unkown lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Unkown scores with a one two! Obama had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Unkown avoids the head kick by Obama.
Obama tries a head kick but it misses.
Unkown swats away the attempt to clinch by Obama.
A clash of legs there as Unkown blocks the low kick.
Unkown dodges the punch combination from Obama.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Johnny Unkown will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


Unkown shoots in for a double leg but Obama sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Obama throws a series of punches but Unkown avoids them all with ease.
Obama tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Unkown manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Unkown moves out of range of the strikes.
Unkown is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Obama connects with a body shot that sends Unkown's belly button to the back.
Obama misses with a series of wild punches.
Nice defenses there by Unkown.
Unkown misses with a kick to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Unkown slips a jab and a cross from Obama.
Unkown has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Unkown there as he acknowledges the shot.
Obama misses with a jab, cross combination.
A right-left combo lands from Obama.
Obama throws a right hand that misses
and Unkown counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Obama tries a head kick but it misses.
Obama throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Obama looks to land a right hand but Unkown moved out of range.
Unkown bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Obama's head.
Unkown wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Unkown tries a head kick but it misses.
Unkown wants to clinch.
Obama just misses with a punch to the body.
Unkown throws a series of punches but Obama avoids them all with ease.
Unkown is looking to clinch but Obama is avoiding it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Unkown lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Obama circles away quickly and effectively.
Unkown lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Unkown looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Obama is fending him off so far but Unkown persists. Nope, Obama circles away and we're back to standing.
Obama throws a body shot but no joy.
Despite the aggression on Unkown's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Obama throws a nice looking combination but Unkown bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Unkown blocks a head kick by Obama.
Obama connects with a body shot.
Obama scores with a body shot.
Obama is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Unkown uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Obama.
Unkown checks the leg kick.
Unkown showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Obama.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama avoids a punch combination nicely.
Obama swings for the body but Unkown moves out of range.
Obama throws a half hearted mid kick.
Obama throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Unkown.
Obama feints a jab promting Unkown to slip. Obama then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Unkown slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Temitope Obama has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Obama misses with a hook to the body
and Unkown cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A combination from Obama does no damage.
Obama just misses with a punch to the body.

Unkown gets a clinch.
Unkown putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Obama in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Unkown tries to throw a body punch but Obama avoids it by throwing Unkown back against the cage.
A short uppercut from Obama.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Unkown missing with knees to the body.
Obama is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Obama takes a shot to the head.
Obama throws a punch but it's blocked by Unkown.
Obama is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Obama misses with some punches.
Unkown lands a body shot in the clinch.
Obama is looking to control Unkown's arms but Unkown gets an underhook and turns him. Now Obama has his back to the cage.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Unkown lands a left hand.
Obama misses with a short punch on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Obama scores with a nice short uppercut.
Unkown lands with a right to the head.
Obama throws a head punch that misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
Temitope Obama showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Unkown has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Johnny Unkown!

Our winner, Johnny Unkown, 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: HFC 207 Take A Shot!     
Date:   May 02, 2015

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Travis Zangief. Zangief has chosen We Own It as his entrance music. Rumors backstage are that the fighters have been paid to keep it standing but we know that would never happen in MMA!

196 cm
26
141 lbs
11 - 11 - 0
170 cm
29
148 lbs
11 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Heavy handed

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Travis Zangief!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama misses with a two punch combination.
Zangief swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Zangief attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Obama blocks a low kick nicely.
Obama looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Zangief tries a head kick but it misses.
Obama is looking for a counter combo.

Obama clinches with his opponent.
Obama blocks an elbow strike.
Obama avoids a wild elbow strike from Zangief.
Obama really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Obama throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Zangiefs head.
Zangief misses with a body punch.
Zangief misses with a hook from the clinch.
Obama blocks the elbow strike.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Zangief misses with some punches.
Zangief tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Obama lands a left hand that snaps the head of Zangief backwards.
Obama is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Zangief is defending well for now.
With the fighters up against the cage, Zangief throws an elbow but misses.
Obama landing knees to the body.
Obama is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Zangief is keeping busy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Zangief creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Obama's defenses.
Zangief blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Zangief misses with an elbow strike.
Obama gets through Zangief's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Zangief wants to break free but Obama has control.
Obama trying to control the position but instead, Zangief has worked for underhooks and has pushed Obama into the cage.
A frustrated look appears on Zangief's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Obama throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Zangief blocks it with crossed arms.
Obama is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Zangief is defending well for now.
Obama blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Zangief told us before the fight that he's been working on his elbows. An under utilised technique these days - let's see if it can sway the outcome of the fight.
Zangief lands a left hand.
Zangief misses with some punches.
Zangief lands an uppercut.
Obama lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Zangief looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Zangief blocking some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Zangief is trying to stall.
Zangief lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Obama backwards.

Zangief escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Obama throws a head kick that Zangief semi-blocks.
Obama cracks a nice hook into Zangief's ribs.
Obama moves out of range of the body kick from Zangief.
Zangief lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Obama keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Zangief.
Zangief avoids a punch combination nicely.
A clash of legs there as Obama blocks the low kick.
Obama connects with a jab.
Obama throws a series of punches but Zangief moves out of range.
Sloppy strikes from Obama. Those never looked like landing.
Zangief throws a head kick but Obama moves out of range.
Obama uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Zangief.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Zangief lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Obama has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Obama and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Zangief wants to land a leg kick but Obama is out of range.
Zangief drops his hands momentarily and Obama takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Obama lands a body shot.
Zangief smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Zangief tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Zangief gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Obama connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Obama misses with a kick to the body
and Zangief counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Zangief throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Obama counters with a one-two to the body.
Obama uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Zangief.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Zangief tries a head kick but it misses.
Obama connects with a body shot that sends Zangief's belly button to the back.
Zangief has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Zangief there as he acknowledges the shot.

Zangief is rocked!
Obama scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Zangief is still on wobbly legs! Can Obama finish him?

Obama clinches up against the cage.
Obama scores a nice knee to the body.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Obama creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Obama lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Zangief backwards.
Zangief takes a knee right on the jaw!
Zangief scores with a shoulder strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Obama connects with a knee to the head.
The referee is keeping an eye on Obama - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
A short uppercut from Obama.
Obama taking a breather.
Obama pushes Zangief back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Zangief misses with an elbow strike.
Obama connects with a nasty looking knee right to Zangief's face.
Obama landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Obama lands a right hand that snaps the head of Zangief backwards.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Zangief letting Obama take a breather here.
Obama utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Obama scores with a shoulder strike.
Obama lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Obama throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Zangiefs head.
Zangief can't break the clinch.
Zangief throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Obama throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Zangiefs head.
Zangief throws a knee to the head but misses.
Zangief trying to stall but Obama improves his position.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Obama lands a shoulder strike.
Zangief takes a knee right on the jaw!
A quick uppercut on the inside from Obama.
Obama is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Zangief has Obama pushed against the cage.
Obama is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obama scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Obama throws a right hand that Zangief ducks under and follows up with a left that Zangief also avoids with ease.
Obama tries to clinch up.
Zangief tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Some wild striking there from Obama.
Obama rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Zangief moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Zangief seems to have recovered his senses.
Obama throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Zangief on the side of the head.
Temitope Obama is winning the standup battle so far.
Zangief feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Obama's calf.
Obama lands a slapping body shot.
Obama pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Zangief scores with a jab.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Zangief, right into the meat.
Obama is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Good shot there by Obama.
Obama misses with a jab, cross combination.
Zangief checks the leg kick nicely there.
That kick from Zangief tenderised Obama's leg. Obama is trying to keep his angry face on.
Temitope Obama is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama tries to close the distance and clinch but Zangief swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Obama is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Zangief can do to turn this around?
Zangief fakes the leg kick and cracks Obama in the body.

Obama clinches up against the cage.
Obama with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Zangief misses with a knee strike.
Zangief misses with an elbow strike.
Zangief throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Obama tries to land knees in the clinch but Zangief avoids the damage to the body.
Zangief blocks an uppercut.
Zangief throws a knee to the head but misses.
Zangief takes a knee right on the jaw!
Still in the clinch, Zangief scores with a nice short uppercut.
Obama misses with a short punch on the inside.
Zangief wants to get back to striking at distance but Obama won't allow it.
Zangief blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.

Zangief breaks from the clinch.
Obama throws a body punch but Zangief moves out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Zangief! But no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obama takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Zangief circles away from the clinch attempt.
Zangief avoids a kick to the body.

Obama fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Zangief, pushing him back against the cage.
Zangief avoiding damage as Obama throws knees to the body.
Zangief working hard to break the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Zangief fails to land.
Obama tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Obama lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Zangief backwards.
Obama is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Obama connects with a knee to the head.
Obama holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Temitope Obama has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Still in the clinch, Obama scores with a nice short uppercut.
Obama swings away with an uppercut that misses.

Zangief manages to break the clinch.
Obama walks forward, straight into a front kick from Zangief.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A nice combination there by Obama.
Zangief showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Obama.
Obama misses with a double jab.
Zangief looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Zangief throws a hook to the side of Obama's head but Obama sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A counter left hand to the body from Obama misses its target.
Obama misses with a head kick.
Zangief loads up on a big right hand but Obama slips the punch.
Obama avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Obama avoids the head kick by Zangief.
Obama moves out of range as Zangief strikes.
Obama scores with a three punch combo!
Zangief lands a glancing blow to the side of Obama's head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Zangief lands with a kick to the ribs.
Sloppy strikes from Obama. Those never looked like landing.
Zangief slips a jab and a cross from Obama.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Zangief avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Zangief throws a hook to the side of Obama's head but Obama sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Obama is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Obama lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Obama's jab looks to have found its range, popping Zangief under the eye.
Zangief misses with an uppercut. Obama saw that one coming.
Sloppy strikes from Obama. Those never looked like landing.
Obama gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Zangief scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Zangief takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Obama is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Obama on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Zangief. Zangief obviously looking to wear him down.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Obama clinches.
Zangief misses with a hook from the clinch.
Obama scores with a shoulder strike.
Obama trying to land knees to the body.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Temitope Obama dominated that second round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Zangief walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Obama checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Obama swinging wildly here.
Zangief looking to land some kicks to the body here.
As Zangief looks to move away, Obama throws a big counter combo bu Zangief just gets out of the way.
Obama looks to score with a jab to the body but Zangief is just out of range.
Obama tries to clinch but Zangief moves out of range.
Zangief throws a leg kick
enabling Obama to counter with a crisp jab.
Obama jabs at Zangief's body.
Zangief throws a sloppy head kick and Obama moves out of range easily.
Zangief ducks right into an uppercut from Obama.
Some wild striking there from Obama.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obama misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Zangief lands a head kick. Obama smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Obama lands with a nice body kick.
Obama throws a quick inside leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obama throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Zangief takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Obama takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Obama misses with a combination
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Obama moves out of range of the body kick.
A low kick from Zangief is predictable there
and Obama connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Obama fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
A big left from Zangief misses.
Obama shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Obama tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Zangief manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Zangief misses with a kick to the body.
Obama looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Obama staying out of range there.
Obama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Zangief.
Obama throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
A punch combination from Obama misses.
Travis Zangief has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama lands with a nice combination. Zangief backs away looking to recover.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A punch combination from Obama misses.
Obama throws a big shot that misses.
Obama slips under a jab.
Zangief throws a jab when Obama was well out of range.
Zangief turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Zangief cracks Obama with a right hand to the side of the head.
Zangief throws a hook but Obama blocks it.
Zangief avoids the head kick by Obama.

Obama forces Zangief back against the cage and clinches.
Zangief blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Obama taking a breather.
Obama misses with a knee to the head.
Still in the clinch, Zangief scores with a nice short uppercut.
Zangief throws a punch but it's blocked by Obama.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Zangief backwards.
Obama using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Zangief has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Zangief connects with a nasty looking knee right to Obama's face.
Obama misses with the head strike.
Zangief gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Obama lands a hook to the side of the head.
Zangief can't break the clinch.
Obama lands a shoulder strike.
Obama blocks the elbow strike.
Temitope Obama is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Zangief lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Obama blocks an elbow strike from Zangief.
Zangief wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Zangief managing to block the knees to the body from Obama.
Obama missing with knees to the body.
A short left from Zangief.
Obama blocks an uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Zangief.

Obama is rocked!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Zangief lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Obama backwards.
Oh Obama is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Zangief lands a nice elbow.
Obama wants to stall.
A short left from Zangief.
Zangief misses with a hook from the clinch.

Zangief manages to break the clinch.
Some bone on bone action there as Obama checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
A head kick misses from Zangief.
Zangief tries to close the distance and clinch but Obama swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Zangief misses with an uppercut.
Zangief takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Zangief missing with a left hand there. Obama was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Zangief misses with an uppercut. Obama saw that one coming.
Obama fires out a quick counter leg kick but Zangief just manages to avoid it.
Obama checks a leg kick.
Zangief slips a jab and a cross from Obama.
Zangief misses with a head kick.
Obama seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Obama blocks a jab.
Obama blocks a jab.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Travis Zangief.
Well Obama has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 29:28
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 30:27
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Temitope Obama!

Temitope Obama thanked the fans post fight for their support.
The defeated Travis Zangief had this to say: 'Not to take anything away from him, but I was pretty drained from the cut. My body will soon adapt to this and I'll give a better performance next time'.
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Event: HFC 199 Valor     
Date:   Mar 06, 2015

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Teddy Bass and Temitope Obama. Teddy Bass has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

170 cm
33
144 lbs
12 - 8 - 0
196 cm
25
141 lbs
11 - 10 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Teddy Bass!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bass pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Obama is looking to clinch.
Bass thuds his right hand into Obama's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.

Obama has closed the distance and engaged Bass in a clinch.
Bass wants a takedown but no success here.
Obama throws a punch but it's blocked by Bass.

Obama is fighting off a takedown attempt but Bass is just too persistent for him and manages to trip Obama to the mat. Obama regains guard as soon as the fighters hit the mat.
Obama is trying to control the position but Bass postures up.

Bass avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Bass trying to control but Obama is working from the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bass works over Obama with some ground and pound from guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Bass tries to free his leg and advance position but Obama is retaining full guard.
Bass slips nicely into half guard.
Bass working over Obama with some ground and pound. Obama looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama trying to control but Bass postures up.
Obama works his way to full guard. Good work.

Bass thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Bass might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.

Obama had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Bass defends it easily.
Bass stopping the sweep attempt from Obama.
Bass postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Obama is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Bass wants to control from the top but Obama keeps moving.
Obama wants to improve his position but instead Bass has moved into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Bass is trying to work for a kimura but Obama is defending well.
Obama keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Bass is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.

Bass is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Obama trying to control here.
The fighters are battling for position here. Obama manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Obama not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Bass stands and throws Obama's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Obama wants to control but Bass postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Check out the look on Bass's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!

Bass tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Obama is looking for a sweep.
Bass working away.
Obama is looking to reverse the position.
Obama manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Bass prevents Obama from improving his position.
Bass seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Obama does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Obama tries to get to full guard but Bass has control of the leg.
Bass trying to control the action but Obama is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama trying to keep hold of his opponent's head but Bass manages to pass to mount!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Bass working away from the top, dropping strikes.
Obama tries to improve his position but instead Bass has taken his back!
Obama is trying to stand back up.

Obama preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Bass.
Bass lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Bass is not going to allow Obama to sit and survive in this position.
Obama tries to escape the position.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Obama clinches up with Bass and pushes him back against the cage.
Bass tries for a takedown. No joy.
Bass takes a knee to the side of the body.
Obama is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Bass is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.

Bass turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
Bass working the body and head with strikes.
Obama is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Bass is controlling him well.

Bass tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
You can see the frustration on Obama's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Obama wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Teddy Bass overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bass working the body and head with strikes.

Bass tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Bass has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Bass working away.
Obama taking punishment in the form of punches.
Obama tries to bench press Bass off him but Bass keeps the position.
Bass scores with a couple of short elbows.
Obama is trying to control Bass's posture but Bass avoids it.
Obama tries to buck Bass off but Bass is having none of it.
Bass is looking to take a break and control but Obama is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Bass has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Bass tries for a kimura but Obama is defending well.
Obama can't do much from the bottom here.

Bass is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Obama has escaped the position, nice work there.
Obama can't do much from the bottom here.
Obama is trying to avoid being dragged into an even worse position than he's already in but Bass is staying active.
Bass is chipping away with strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bass trying to control the position but Obama is working away.
Bass working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.

Bass tries for a kimura but Obama is defending well.
Obama is working to avoid the ground and pound but Bass connects with a decent elbow.
Obama regains half guard.
Obama wants to control but Bass is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Obama wants to get back to his feet.
Obama trying to control but Bass postures up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bass wants to pass to mount but Obama is defending the position.
Bass is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Obama can do to turn this around?
Obama is trying to control but can't.
Obama might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Bass haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

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

Obama actively working from the bottom here.
Bass prevents Obama from improving his position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Bass slips a nice elbow through Obama's hands, connecting with Obama's forehead.
Bass scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Obama is trying to maintain the position but Bass is very close to passing his half guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Teddy Bass dominated that second round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Obama tries to clinch there but Bass circles away.
Obama throws a left and a right that both miss
and Bass finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.

Bass shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Obama's guard.
Obama trying to control the position.
Obama is pulling down on Bass's head to control his posture.
Obama lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Bass preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Bass wants to sweep but no luck.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Obama avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Bass trying to keep a closed guard but Obama is proving a slippery customer.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Bass is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Obama defends well.
Obama is looking to stand up but Bass won't let him.
Obama must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.

Bass escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Obama gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Obama looking to pass the guard.
Obama stands up over Bass, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Bass wants to sweep but no luck.
Obama with a flurry of punches that miss.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Bass working a defensive guard here.
Obama trying to stand up but can't free himself from Bass's guard.
Obama stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Bass swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Bass is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Obama stopping the sweep attempt from Bass.
Obama pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Bass is keeping the position for now.
Bass wants to sweep but no luck.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Bass scores with a nice strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama doesn't manage to clinch there - Bass circles away.
Bass closes this distance looking for a takedown but Obama circles away.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Bass looking for a takedown.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Our sources have told us that Bass has been working on his knees in the buildup to the fight.
The referee calls for Obama to work.
Temitope Obama has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Obama throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Bass blocks it with crossed arms.
Bass blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Bass tries to pull guard but Obama holds him up against the cage and eventually Bass drops back down to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Teddy Bass. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Bass is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Obama gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bass looking for a takedown.
Bass blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Obama misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Bass.
Obama keeps control of Bass as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Obama misses with some punches.

Bass breaks the clinch.
Obama stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Bass lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Obama misses with a few strikes there.
Bass avoids a punch combination nicely.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Bass misses with a right hand
and Obama cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nice sprawl there from Obama as Bass shoots in.
Teddy Bass is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Bass looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Obama is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Teddy Bass!

A victorious Teddy Bass 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: HFC 195 Waiting World     
Date:   Feb 06, 2015

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Krzysztof Morawski and Temitope Obama. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

169 cm
31
148 lbs
17 - 12 - 0
196 cm
25
141 lbs
10 - 10 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

REAR NAKED CHOKE NUTRITION

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Krzysztof Morawski!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Obama throws a front kick that sends Morawski stumbling back into the cage.
A combination from Morawski does no damage.
Obama unleashes a big counter combination but Morawski bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Obama stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Obama wants it to stay on the feet.
A leg kick checked by Morawski.
Morawski tries a head kick but it misses.
Obama tries to clinch but Morawski moves out of range.
Obama lands a jab to Morawski's midsection.
Obama scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Morawski shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Obama as he avoids it easily.
Obama scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Obama scores with a hook to the body. Morawski takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Morawski scores with a takedown into Obama's guard.

Obama had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Morawski defends it easily.
Obama not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Morawski might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Obama utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Obama working a defensive guard here.

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

Obama is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Morawski is aware though and is defending well.
Obama trying to control the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Morawski looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Obama has control of Morawski's left arm, preventing Morawski from doing any damage.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Obama takes a swing at Morawski's ribcage but misses.
Morawski drops down looking for a counter takedown but Obama sprawls and moves away.
Some bone on bone action there as Morawski checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Morawski connects with a body shot that sends Obama's belly button to the back.
Obama lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Morawski at a distance.
Obama motions for Morawski to come forward. Obama throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Obama throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Morawski on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Obama swinging wildly here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Morawski throws a head kick but Obama moves out of range.
Obama tries to land a front kick but Morawski steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Morawski drops down looking for a counter takedown but Obama sprawls and moves away.
Morawski connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Obama's hands.
Obama misses with a leg kick.
Obama scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Obama throws a body punch but Morawski moves out of range.
Temitope Obama is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Morawski takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Obama lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Obama.
Obama throws a right and a left that both miss.
Obama scores with a one two! Morawski had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Obama throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Morawski attempts a counter takedown but Obama avoids it well and moves away.
Obama throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Obama is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Morawski rather than just go for the knockout.
Obama misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Obama lands a high kick!
Morawski shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Obama pinned against the cage. Obama gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Krzysztof Morawski. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Morawski dodges the punch combination from Obama.
Morawski fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Obama is looking for the big counter here.
Obama throws a body kick despite being completely out of range

and Morawski counters with a shoot takedown. Obama fights it but they end up in guard.

The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Obama escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Morawski gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Obama is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Obama not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Morawski trying to control the position from guard on top but Obama is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Obama trying to keep a closed guard but Morawski is proving a slippery customer.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obama throws a series of punches but Morawski avoids them all with ease.
Morawski half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Obama throws a leg kick which misses Morawski's front leg but catches the back leg as Morawski tries to avoid it.
Obama misses the shot to the body.
Morawski changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Morawski throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Morawski avoids a punch combination nicely.
Left hook, right uppercut from Obama.
A looping hook to the body misses from Obama. Morawski does a little dance to reset his feet.
Obama looks to throw the jab but Morawski is out of range.
Morawski appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Morawski darts in looking for a takedown but Obama gets double underhooks and turns Morawski into the cage.
Morawski steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Obama. That one must have hurt.
Obama throws a jab when Morawski was well out of range.
Morawski throws a head kick but Obama moves out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obama misses with a series of wild punches.
Morawski drops down looking for a counter takedown but Obama sprawls and moves away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama looks to land a combination. Morawski sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.

Morawski shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Morawski was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Obama is looking to regain half guard here but Morawski keeps moving and retains side control.
Obama gets back to half guard.
Obama controlling the position well.
Obama wants to control but Morawski passes into side.
Obama is looking for a sweep.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Morawski working away.
Obama tries to improve position but can't.
Obama struggling a bit here.
Obama tries to improve position but can't.
Morawski wants to control but Obama is keeping him busy.
Obama is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Morawski working away.
Obama is trying to improve his position.
You can see the frustration on Obama's face as Morawski controls the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama is trying to control Morawski's posture but Morawski avoids it.
Obama is not content to let Morawski control the position.
Morawski working away.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Obama is looking to regain half guard here but Morawski keeps moving and retains side control.
Obama is trying to control Morawski's posture but Morawski avoids it.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Morawski misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Obama scores with a hook to the body. Morawski takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama throws a right and a left that Morawski avoids nicely.
Obama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Morawski.
Obama walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Morawski checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Obama throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Morawski appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Obama throws a right and a left that both miss.
Morawski ducks under a wild hook from Obama.
Obama fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Obama is breathing heavily.
Morawski shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Obama but Obama pushes him off and we're back to square one.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Krzysztof Morawski. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Obama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Morawski.
Morawski throws a right and a left that both miss.
Obama throws a series of strikes that have Morawski backpedaling.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obama throws a series of punches but Morawski moves out of range.
Morawski changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Morawski dives in and grabs Obama's left leg, looking for a takedown. Obama pushes down on Morawski's head and hops out.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Temitope Obama showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Morawski fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Morawski moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Temitope Obama seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Obama throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Morawski stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Obama lands a nice hook to Morawski's body. Morawski takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Obama scores with a sloppy right hand. Morawski should have avoided that one.
Sloppy strikes from Obama. Those never looked like landing.
Obama stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Obama wants it to stay on the feet.
Obama is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Obama lands a jab-cross combination.
Obama rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Morawski moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Obama throws a series of punches but Morawski avoids them all with ease.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Obama leaves Morawski with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Morawski slips a jab and a cross from Obama.
Obama takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Morawski throws the left hand but Obama avoids the punch easily.
Obama has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A nice combination there by Obama.

Morawski is rocked!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Morawski misses with an uppercut.
Obama swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Oh Morawski is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Obama is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Obama throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Morawski.
Obama misses with a shot to the body

and Morawski counters with a takedown into side control.
Obama wants to get back to his feet.
The ground and pound from Morawski seems to be hitting the mat more than his opponent.

Morawski is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Obama knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Morawski seems to have got his legs back now.
Morawski is chipping away with strikes.
Obama is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Obama on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.

Morawski is working for a submission of some sort.
Obama is looking to control Morawski's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Obama avoid being mounted?

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama misses with some strikes from the bottom.
Obama is looking to improve his position.
Krzysztof Morawski overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Morawski is trying to control the action in half guard but Obama is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Obama is looking for a sweep. Morawski is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Morawski wants to control but Obama is keeping him busy.
Obama is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Morawski seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Morawski is trying to control. Obama wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Morawski fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Temitope Obama is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Krzysztof Morawski. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Obama lands with a nice combination. Morawski backs away looking to recover.
Morawski misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Obama stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Obama wants it to stay on the feet.
Morawski definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Obama works over Morawski's head and body with a nice combination.
Obama looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Obama throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Morawski.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Morawski attempts a counter takedown but Obama avoids it well and moves away.
Krzysztof Morawski has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

Morawski shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Obama napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obama is trying to control Morawski's posture but Morawski avoids it.
Obama pushes Morawski away and creates a bit of space to escape. He's almost out here... but no, Morawski gets a good hold of his legs and remains firmly in side control.
Obama is trying to get back to half guard.
Morawski working away.
Obama might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Morawski haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

Morawski tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
You can see the frustration on Obama's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Temitope Obama!

After winning the bout, Temitope Obama 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: HFC 193 Shitstorm     
Date:   Jan 23, 2015

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Jimmy Smith. The crowd seem to be enjoying Smith's choice of entrance music: MGK - Wild Boy ft. Waka Flocka Flame. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

196 cm
25
141 lbs
10 - 9 - 0
168 cm
25
147 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jimmy Smith!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Smith rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Obama moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Obama really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Obama fails to land with a series of punches.
Obama scores with a sloppy right hand. Smith should have avoided that one.
Smith tries to clinch there but Obama circles away.
Obama looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Smith is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Obama throws a series of punches but Smith moves out of range.
Smith tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Obama swivels and escapes.
Obama seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Smith throws a sloppy head kick and Obama moves out of range easily.
Obama throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Smith.
Obama doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Smith has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Smith throws a sloppy head kick
and Obama counters with a left to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Obama looks to land a body kick but Smith moved away.
Smith is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Obama.

Obama fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Smith, pushing him back against the cage.
Obama lands a knee to the head.
Smith blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Obama lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Smith will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Obama up against the cage.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Smith as Obama tries to tie him up.
Obama makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Obama lands a left hand.
Obama fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Smith.
Smith blocks an uppercut.
Smith managing to block the knees to the body from Obama.
Our sources have told us that Obama has been working on his knees in the buildup to the fight.
Obama tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Obama tries to land knees in the clinch but Smith avoids the damage to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Obama misses with some punches.

Smith has Obama pressed up against the cage. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Smith pulls back from the cage and twists to the side, sending Obama tumbling to the mat - Smith dives into Obama's guard.
Smith sitting in guard here, content to control.
Obama trying to control the position.
Smith distracts Obama with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Obama has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Smith has passed into side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama is letting Smith control him for a moment.
Smith working away.
Obama is looking to reverse the position.
Obama is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Obama trying to control but Smith postures up.
Smith looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Obama tries to roll over but Smith keeps him under control.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Obama regains full guard. Nicely done.

Obama throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Smith lands a couple of elbows.
Smith lands a couple of digs.
Smith is looking to work some ground and pound but Obama has wrist control.
Smith stopping the sweep attempt from Obama.
Obama controls Smith momentarily but Smith frees himself.
Obama will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Smith is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Smith got a little sloppy there for a moment and Obama has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Smith has managed to get both his arms back between Obama's legs - danger averted.
Smith postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obama wants to clinch.
A little jabbing left from Smith on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Obama misses with a jab, cross combination.
Obama misses the shot to the body.

Smith feints and as Obama raises his hands in defense, Smith changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Obama throws a couple of weedy looking strikes off his back.
Smith is fighting to break Obama's control of his arms but Obama is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Obama looking to hit a scissor sweep but Smith is one step ahead there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Obama working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Smith doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Smith manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Smith loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama working a defensive guard here.
Smith makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Smith throws a big elbow that misses.
Smith has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obama looking to control.
Smith works over Obama with some ground and pound from guard.
Obama keeping moving, preventing Smith from controlling successfully.
Obama is pulling down on Smith's head to control his posture.
Smith working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Smith throwing strikes from guard but Obama blocks nicely.
Smith lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Obama is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Smith content to stall in guard here.
Obama working a defensive guard here.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Obama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Smith.
Nice cross by Smith.
Obama throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obama throws a shot from downtown. Smith moves away and avoids it.
Obama takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Obama tries to bum rush Smith with a series of wild strikes but Smith uses good footwork to avoid the assault.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head kick from Obama lands but Smith takes it in his stride.
Obama thuds his right hand into Smith's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Obama tried to score with a low kick but Smith checks it.
Smith lands with a good body shot.
A punch combination from Smith misses.
Obama tries to land a front kick but Smith steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Smith throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Obama lands with a nice body punch.

Smith looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Obama!
Obama is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Jimmy Smith has got the better of the ground game so far.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Smith creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
Smith trying to control the position but Obama is working away.
Smith working the head and body with strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama defending against the ground and pound.
Obama is looking to reverse the position.
Smith lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Obama down.
You can see the frustration on Obama's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Obama defending against the ground and pound.
Smith trying to control the position but Obama is working away.
Smith lands a few punches from side control.
Smith sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Obama is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
You can see the frustration on Obama's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Smith lands an elbow.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obama tries to close the distance and clinch up but Smith swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Smith fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Smith dodges the punch combination from Obama.
Obama stuffs the takedown.
An attempted straight right counter from Obama misses the target.
Obama connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Obama just misses with a punch to the body.
Obama connects with a high kick.
Obama throws a lazy head kick

and Smith counters by clinching up.
Smith lands an elbow inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Smith blocks an uppercut.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Smith.
Obama prevents a body shot from Smith.
Smith misses with a short punch on the inside.
Smith lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Smith has had enough of the clinch but Obama keeps him there for the moment.
Obama leaning against his opponent.
Smith lands a shot to the body.
Obama tries a knee to the head but Smith blocks it.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Obama obliges.
Obama holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Obama misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Smith.
Obama tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Smith has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Obama after a bit of a struggle.
Obama looking to stall.
The referee calls for Smith to work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.

Smith breaks the clinch.
Obama connects with a high kick.

Smith shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Smith stops Obama from getting back to his feet.
Obama is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Smith's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Smith's back!
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 tries to escape the position - he's now mounted. Is that better or worse? Hard to tell!
Smith gets back to half guard.

Obama is looking for a kimura here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama wants to lay and pray for a moment but Smith keeps working.
Obama wants to stand but his hand is trapped. Smith uses the opportunity to regain full guard.
Smith looking for a sweep. Not yet Smith, not yet.
Obama wants to stand and escape but instead Smith has hit a sweep and he's now on top in guard.

Smith content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Smith stands up over Obama, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Obama wants to stand up but Smith is controlling him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Smith is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.

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

Obama escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Smith gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Smith preventing the sweep.
Smith working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Obama is trying to control the position but Smith postures up.
Obama wants to stand and escape but Smith is having none of it.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Jimmy Smith.
I think Smith has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jimmy Smith!

Our winner, Jimmy Smith, 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: HFC 188 Push The Limits     
Date:   Dec 20, 2014

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Gaudencio Roman. Temitope Obama has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

196 cm
24
141 lbs
9 - 9 - 0
150 cm
25
130 lbs
5 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Gaudencio Roman!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama scores with a kick to the body.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Obama checks a leg kick.
Obama lands with a straight right. Roman didn't see that one coming.
We've been told by Obama's head coaches at Cylon Training Academy that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Roman avoids the head kick by Obama.
Obama sets himself, and Roman steps forward looking for the clinch! Obama avoids it this time.
Obama throws a head kick that looked like it stung.

It looks like Gaudencio Roman has been cut.
Roman throws a head kick that misses
and Obama counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Obama looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Roman takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Roman scores with a jab to the body.
Obama throws a big shot that misses.
Roman let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Roman misses with a wild combination.
Obama tries to bum rush Roman with a series of wild strikes but Roman uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Obama scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Roman throws a head kick but Obama moves out of range.
Roman throws a right and a left that both miss.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Obama drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Obama throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Roman is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Obama passes into half guard.
Obama will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Roman is looking to control Obama's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Roman avoid being mounted?

Obama wants to work for an arm triangle but Roman is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Obama works his way into full mount!
Roman is wriggling around trying to escape.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Obama is looking to secure an arm. He's managed it! He's pivoting for an armbar - that looks tight! But Roman has managed to get out of it and now he's in a dominant position. Nice work from Roman!
Obama can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Roman controls the pace.
Roman pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Obama is keeping the position for now.
Roman is working Obama over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Obama wants to sweep but no luck.

Obama is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Obama is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Roman wants to control from the top but Obama keeps moving.
Roman sitting in guard, not really doing much.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Roman trying to control but Obama is working from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Obama is trying to control the position but Roman postures up.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Obama is on top in guard.

Roman striking off his back but it's not causing Obama any problems.

Obama 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.
Obama trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Obama works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Obama wants to lay and pray for a moment but Roman keeps working.
Obama really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Obama seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Roman does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Roman can do anything to dispel that myth.
Roman is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Obama scores with a couple of nice shots.
Roman is staying active underneath Obama, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

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

Obama wants to work for an arm triangle but Roman is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Roman is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

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

Obama is working for a submission of some sort.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Temitope Obama dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Gaudencio Roman's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!



Obama closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Roman really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Obama. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Obama thows a huge punch but Roman dodges it nicely.
Roman regains full guard. Nicely done.

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

Roman has his foot on Obama's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Obama works his way back into a safe position though.
Temitope Obama overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Obama throws a big elbow that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Roman throws some sloppy strikes off his back.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Obama is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.

Obama is holding a leg here, probably looking for an ankle lock - he drops back and goes for it! Roman is in trouble! Is it all over??? No! Roman has escaped and now he's on top!

Roman advances to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama won't allow Roman to pass to mount.
Obama is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Roman can do to turn this around?
Roman prevents Obama from improving his position.
Roman works his way into full mount!
Obama regains half guard.

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

Obama actively working from the bottom here.
Obama regains full guard. Nicely done.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Obama not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Roman's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Roman stopping the sweep attempt from Obama.

Obama looking for a guillotine here but Roman defends easily.
Obama pulls Roman in close to his closed guard and prevents Roman from doing any damage or advancing position.
Roman controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Roman wants to stand but Obama is controlling his posture from full guard.
Obama has his hands on Roman's head, controlling the position.
Roman trying to control the position from guard on top but Obama is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama pulls Roman in to control the position.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
Roman advances to half guard.
Roman is looking to stall here but Obama recovers full guard.
Obama is trying to control the position but Roman postures up.

Roman drops back, looking for a kneebar! Obama looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. Obama looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from Obama!

Roman looking for a sweep but Obama has passed into full mount! Oh no!
Obama moves to take his opponent's back.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Obama is working for the rear naked choke. He has one arm under the chin but Roman has hold of the other arm. A bit of a stalemate here.
Roman is in bad spot here.

Roman is displaying good submission defense - not really looking in danger of submitting to the rear naked choke at the moment. That could change in an instant of course if Obama gets his way!

Obama is remaining active here, looking for the choke. The more discerning members of the crowd will appreciate his efforts.
Roman is in a world of trouble here. He's outmatched on the ground here and he'd better get Obama off his back sharpish unless he wants to be submitted.
Obama is landing with strikes. Roman can't take much more of this.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Roman defending nicely against the rear naked choke attempt.
Obama is hanging on to Roman's back as he tries to escape.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Temitope Obama dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Gaudencio Roman's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Roman throws a big shot that misses.
Roman throws a poor cross that misses

so Obama counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.

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

Roman throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Obama advances to half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Roman wants to control but Obama is keeping busy.
Roman manages to get to full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Roman seems keen to control Obama's posture.

Roman has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Obama can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Obama advances to half guard.
Roman on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.

Obama is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Roman has managed to free his arm - good work.
Roman wants to improve his position but Obama is controlling well.
Obama thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Roman has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Obama is working away from the top position though.
Obama uses his free foot to push down on Roman's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for Roman.
Roman is not a happy chappyÖ he wants out of there.
Roman is squirming around, avoiding Obama's attempts to control the action.
Roman tries to hold on but Obama pushes him away.
Obama is dominating on the ground here - he's now on his opponent's back, looking to sink in the hooks. Roman is in real trouble.

Roman fending off the submission attempt from Obama.
Roman trying to get back to his feet but Obama is in full control for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Roman just trying to survive but Obama is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.

Obama is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Roman is defending well though. Obama let's go of the attempt for now.
Obama has the hooks in. Roman is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.
Temitope Obama is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Roman is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Obama is looking cool and calm here, just waiting for a good opportunity to attack and finish the fight from this dominant position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Roman showing good submission defense here.
Gaudencio Roman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Obama controlling well, preventing Roman from escaping the position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Obama is working for the choke. It looks like he might have got it... has he...? Yes! Roman is tapping out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Temitope Obama!
After winning the bout, Temitope Obama 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: HFC 184 Zombies     
Date:   Nov 22, 2014

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Ric Landeverde and Temitope Obama. Landeverde comes to the cage accompanied by Napalm & Erruption- In San Francisco. Ric Landeverde has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

170 cm
28
147 lbs
13 - 10 - 1
196 cm
24
141 lbs
9 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ric Landeverde!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Landeverde takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Landeverde clobbers Obama with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Landeverde throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Obama doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Obama looks to land a combination. Landeverde sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Obama misses with a wild combination.
Landeverde ducks under a wild hook from Obama.
Obama throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obama tries to bum rush Landeverde with a series of wild strikes but Landeverde uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Landeverde throws a quick counter head kick but Obama was just out of range.
Obama misses with a series of wild punches.
Obama is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Landeverde dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Obama. That did some damage!
Landeverde throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obama takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Landeverde tries a head kick but it misses.
Obama looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Landeverde misses with the combination.
Obama scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
A right-left combo lands from Obama.
Landeverde throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Obama tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Landeverde paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Obama misses the shot to the body.
A head kick misses from Obama.
Obama looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obama misses with a hook to the body
and Landeverde counters with a one-two to the body.
Obama misses with a series of wild punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
It looked like Landeverde was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Obama.
Obama throws a body punch but Landeverde moves out of range.
Obama stalks Landeverde and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Landeverde's face. Landeverde staggers backwards, shaken.

Landeverde bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
Obama pushes Landeverde away and creates a bit of space to escape. He's almost out here... but no, Landeverde gets a good hold of his legs and remains firmly in side control.
Obama is trying to control Landeverde's posture but Landeverde avoids it.

Landeverde tries for a kimura but Obama is defending well.
Landeverde scores with a couple of short elbows.

Landeverde tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Landeverde has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Landeverde looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Landeverde in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.
Landeverde cracks Obama with a big right hand but Obama just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Obama wants to control but Landeverde postures up.
Landeverde tries to advance position but instead Obama slips a leg back in to half guard.
Obama blocking the ground and pound attempt from Landeverde.
Obama wants to get back to his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Landeverde thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Obama's head.
Obama won't allow Landeverde to pass to mount.
Landeverde working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Landeverde tries to pass to full mount but Obama defends it.
Landeverde working the head and body with strikes.
Obama wants to get back to his feet.
Landeverde trying to control the action but Obama is working from the bottom.
Obama is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Landeverde thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
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 Ric Landeverde will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Obama connects with a nice looking jab.
Temitope Obama is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Landeverde avoids a punch combination nicely.
Obama fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Obama connects with a looping right hand.
Obama has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Landeverde finds it's way round the side to connect with Obama's head.
Obama staying out of range there.
Obama jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Obama will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obama misses with the combination.
Obama misses with a few strikes there.
Landeverde misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Obama.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama lands with a nice combination. Landeverde backs away looking to recover.
Obama throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obama takes a swing at Landeverde's ribcage but misses.
A slow jab from Landeverde misses its intended target.
Obama scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Landeverde slips a jab and a cross from Obama.
Temitope Obama is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Landeverde jabs Obama to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Obama connects with a crisp jab.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Landeverde.
Landeverde slips under a jab.
Landeverde has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Obama.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Obama throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Landeverde.
Obama fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Landeverde manages to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Landeverde throws a low kick but Obama moves out of range easily.
Obama misses with an attempted mid kick.
Obama has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Obama tries to bum rush Landeverde with a series of wild strikes but Landeverde uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Landeverde, as that shot connected.
Obama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Landeverde slips a jab and a cross from Obama.
Obama misses with a hook. Landeverde ducked under it nicely.
Landeverde slips a jab and a cross from Obama.
Landeverde takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Obama misses with a double jab
and Landeverde counters with a straight right hand.
Obama throws a series of punches but Landeverde avoids them all with ease.
Landeverde is looking to counter punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama is looking to slow Landeverde down with leg kicks.
Obama blocks a head kick by Landeverde.
Obama rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Landeverde moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Nice shot by Landeverde.
Landeverde showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Obama.
Landeverde is looking for a counter combo.
Landeverde moves out of range as Obama throws a body kick.
Landeverde throws a hook to the side of Obama's head but Obama sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Landeverde pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Landeverde is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Obama.
Good shot there by Landeverde.
Landeverde misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Obama bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama lands a right hook to the body.
Obama falls off balance throwing a combination
and Landeverde cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Landeverde misses with a two punch combination.
Obama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Landeverde.
Obama throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Obama thows a body kick. Landeverde tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Nice defenses there by Obama.
Obama is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Landeverde rather than just go for the knockout.
Landeverde connects with a nice looking jab.
Obama throws a head kick but Landeverde moves out of range.
Obama misses the shot to the body.
Obama scores with a nice head shot.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obama looks to throw the jab but Landeverde is out of range.
Obama lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Obama cracks the inside of Landeverde's front leg.
Obama scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Temitope Obama seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Obama gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Obama throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Landeverde is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Obama.
Landeverde swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Landeverde takes one to the side of the head.
Obama has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Obama misses with a jab, cross combination.
Obama plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Obama throws a body punch but Landeverde moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Landeverde scores with a nice right hand.
Obama connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Landeverde avoids a punch combination nicely.
Obama steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Landeverde.
Obama looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Landeverde's jab looks to have found its range, popping Obama under the eye.

Obama is rocked!
Landeverde misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Obama.
Obama is still on wobbly legs! Can Landeverde finish him?
Obama misses with a few strikes there.
Obama gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Landeverde counters with a stiff right hand.
Landeverde pounces like a tiger and cracks Obama with a vicious hook! Obama is down but not out! Landeverde follows up with more strikes forcing the ref to jump in and stop it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:57 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Ric Landeverde!
A pretty intense looking Ric Landeverde took the opportunity post-fight to ask for a shot at the title.
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Event: HFC 180 Bloody War     
Date:   Oct 25, 2014

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Ogg Nogg and Temitope Obama. Chooooooooon! I think Nogg might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Pantera : 5 Minutes Alone. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

169 cm
39
139 lbs
30 - 15 - 0
196 cm
24
141 lbs
9 - 7 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Lethal high kicks
Very quick
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Master Lee's One Stop

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ogg Nogg!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nogg with a poor takedown
and Obama counters with a left and a right that stings Nogg.

Nogg closes the distance and pushes Obama back into the cage.
Obama has a couple of punches blocked by Nogg.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Nogg as Obama tries to tie him up.
Obama blocks the elbow strike.
Obama working aggressively here.
Nogg lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Nogg goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A nice left hand lands by Nogg.
Nogg is looking for a takedown.
Obama is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Nogg dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Obama working aggressively here.
Obama is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Obama is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Nogg working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Nogg is defending well for now.
Obama lands a nice knee to the body.
Obama misses with some punches.

Nogg escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Nogg lands with a nice combination. Obama backs away looking to recover.
Nogg takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Obama misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Nogg counters with a left and a right that stings Obama.

Obama is rocked!
A punch combination from Obama misses.
Obama is still on wobbly legs! Can Nogg finish him?
Nogg misses with a low kick.
Obama seems to have recovered his senses.
Nogg shoots in but Obama avoids the takedown attempt easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ogg Nogg. That's going to take a lot out of him.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Obama jabs Nogg to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Obama is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Obama lands with an overhand left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Obama tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Nogg was well out of range. Poor timing from Obama.

Nogg shoots in and bounces Obama off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Nogg stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Obama swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Nogg wants to control from the top but Obama keeps moving.
Nogg is really struggling to control Obama but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Obama keeping full guard, as Nogg tries to pass.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama working a defensive guard here.
Nogg slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Nogg tries to stand but Obama is controlling his head.
Obama stops Nogg from passing to mount.
Nogg working the ground and pound from side control.

Nogg is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Obama is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Nogg advances to full mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nogg wants to control the pace but Obama is squirming around nicely.
Obama is in all sorts of trouble here.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Nogg lands with some strikes.
Obama tries to lock up and control but Nogg gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Nogg landing strikes from the mount.
Nogg looking to control but Obama is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Nogg has his opponent pinned against the cage, landing some nasty ground and pound that is really making a bit of a mess out of Obama's face.
Nogg looking to control and managing it successfully.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obama connects with a high kick.
Obama misses with a hook
and Nogg counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Nogg on the wrong end of a nice jab.

Nogg dives in and scores a takedown into Obama's guard.
Obama is adopting a defensive guard.
Nogg trying to control the position from guard on top but Obama is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Nogg prevents Obama from getting back to his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nogg passes Obama's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Obama is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Nogg is looking for a kimura here.
Nogg throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Nogg wants to pass the guard but Obama is defending well.
Obama blocking the ground and pound attempt from Nogg.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Nogg wants to pass the guard but Obama is defending well.
Obama wants to get back to his feet.
Nogg has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Obama tries to reverse the position but Nogg maintains control.
Nogg is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Obama can't stay in a position like this for much longer.
Obama really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Nogg working Obama over with strikes here.
Obama is squirming around, avoiding Nogg's attempts to control the action.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama tries to buck Nogg off but he can't manage it.
Nogg tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Nogg with a couple of short strikes.
Obama can't escape the position.
Nogg dominating with strikes here.
Nogg breaks from Obama's wrist control and lands an elbow.
Obama takes a big shot to the dome and his eyes have rolled back in his head! Nogg's killer instinct has kicked in as he finishes the fight with more strikes. Impressive finish.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ogg Nogg!
Ogg Nogg opened up his post fight interview with a scream to camera that he wants a title shot! Whether he deserves the shot will be up to the management of the organization, so I guess he'll have to wait and see.
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RATING
50%

 

Event: HFC 176 Get Ready To Rumble!     
Date:   Sep 26, 2014

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Antonio Suarez. Suarez has chosen Skindred - Rat Race as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

196 cm
23
141 lbs
8 - 7 - 0
165 cm
30
142 lbs
6 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Antonio Suarez!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Suarez throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Suarez on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Obama fails to land with a series of punches.
Obama swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Horrible takedown attempt by Suarez or perhaps it was just good defense by Obama, which made it look bad.
Obama pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Suarez back to the cage. Obama follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Suarez connects with a solid leg kick.
Suarez dives in for a single leg takedown but Obama sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Obama holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Suarez is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Temitope Obama has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Antonio Suarez.
A nice left hand lands by Obama.
Obama is pressed up against the cage. Suarez has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Obama down to the mat. Obama avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Obama moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A looping hook to the body misses from Obama. Suarez does a little dance to reset his feet.
Obama misses with a head kick.
Obama scores with a hook to the body. Suarez takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
We've been told by Obama's head coaches at Cylon Training Academy that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Obama scores with a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Suarez misses with a takedown attempt - Obama sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Suarez misses with the combination.
Suarez throws a jab when Obama was well out of range.

Suarez gets the takedown into side control.
Obama manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Obama seems to have lost interest with the ground game and is thinking about standing back up.
Suarez wants to get back to full guard.
Obama trying to control the pace.
Obama wants to pass the guard but Suarez is defending well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Suarez is staying active underneath Obama, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Obama wants to pass to mount but Suarez is defending the position.
Obama wants to get back to his feet.
Obama wants to pass the guard but Suarez is defending well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Suarez moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Obama has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Suarez is proving hard to escape from.
Obama wants to control from the top but Suarez keeps moving.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
Obama postures up.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Obama tries a head kick but it misses.

Suarez dives in and scores a takedown into Obama's guard.
Suarez missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Suarez won't allow Obama to sweep him here.

Obama is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Suarez defends well.
Suarez trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Suarez in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Suarez content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Suarez looking to pass the guard.
Suarez trying to control the position from guard on top but Obama is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Temitope Obama dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Obama takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Obama cracks Suarez with a right hand to the side of the head.
Obama keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Suarez misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Suarez on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Suarez shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Obama 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.
Suarez slips a jab and a cross from Obama.
Obama misses with a wild combination.
Good shot there by Obama.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Suarez shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Obama pinned against the cage. Obama gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Temitope Obama has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Antonio Suarez.
Obama misses the shot to the body.
Suarez misses with a two punch combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Obama tries to bum rush Suarez with a series of wild strikes but Suarez uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Temitope Obama is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Obama fails to land with a series of punches.
Suarez looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Suarez takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Obama scores with a jab.
A left and a right from Suarez both land. Nice combination.
Temitope Obama is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Obama lands a head kick!
Obama is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nice straight punches there by Obama. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Obama.
Obama shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Suarez eats them both and turns towards Obama to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Suarez slips a jab and a cross from Obama.
Suarez throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Suarez tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Obama defends well and Suarez ends up having to push Obama into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Obama stops a takedown attempt from Suarez.
Suarez is breathing heavily.
Suarez drops down looking for an ankle pick but Obama pulls his leg out and moves away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Obama.
Obama looks to score with a jab to the body but Suarez is just out of range.
Obama really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Obama lands a glancing blow to the side of Suarez's head.

Suarez darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Obama is looking to improve his position.
Obama has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Suarez is working away from the top position though.
Suarez throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Suarez not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama trying to control but Suarez postures up.
Suarez drops an elbow to the side of Obama's head.
Obama wants to improve his position but Suarez is controlling well.
Obama is working hard here to advance position.
Suarez prevents Obama from standing back up.
Suarez seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Suarez scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Obama punching from the bottom.
Obama keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Suarez wants to control but Obama is keeping him busy.
Suarez stops Obama from getting back to his feet.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Suarez shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Obama but Obama pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Suarez throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Obama.
Obama is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Obama moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Obama cracks a nice hook into Suarez's ribs.
Obama slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Suarez throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Obama.
Suarez throws a series of punches but Obama avoids them all with ease.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Suarez misses with a takedown attempt - Obama sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Obama takes a swing at Suarez's ribcage but misses.
Obama dodges the punch combination from Suarez.
Suarez shoots in looking for a takedown but Obama manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Suarez's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Obama throws a nice looking combination but Suarez bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Obama throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Obama scores with a nice body kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Temitope Obama dominated that second round.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Suarez fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Obama swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Suarez shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Obama misses with a jab, cross combination.
Obama cracks the inside of Suarez's front leg.
Obama misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Danga de danga de dang - Obama scores with a four punch combination!
Obama throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Suarez shoots in and drives through. Obama sprawls well.
Temitope Obama has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Antonio Suarez.
Obama swinging wildly here.
Suarez fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
No luck for Suarez with that takedown attempt.
Suarez takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Obama works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama throws a series of punches but Suarez avoids them all with ease.
Suarez fails with the takedown
letting Obama counter with a right hand.
Obama scores with a three punch combo!
Suarez fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Suarez moves forwards but Obama connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Obama works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Obama lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Suarez has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Obama throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped

and Suarez counters with a shoot takedown. Obama fights it but they end up in guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Suarez throws a big right hand that misses.
Suarez trying to control but Obama is working from the bottom.
Obama lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Antonio Suarez has got the better of the ground game so far.
Obama wants to get up but he can't break Suarez's closed guard. He needs to be careful trying to break the legs open, as he's open to submissions here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama trying to control the position from guard on top but Suarez is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Obama wanted to stand there but Suarez had control of the position.
Obama postures up.
Obama is looking to stand up but Suarez won't let him.
Antonio Suarez has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

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

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Suarez fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Antonio Suarez seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Temitope Obama is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Suarez shoots for a double leg takedown but Obama sprawls well. He's pushed Suarez's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Obama scores with a head kick. Suarez tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Obama cracks Suarez with a right hand to the side of the head.
Suarez misses with a few strikes there.
Obama displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Suarez.
Obama lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Donk. Obama catches Suarez right on the button with a cross.
Obama scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Suarez takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
That kick from Obama tenderised Suarez's leg. Suarez is trying to keep his angry face on.
A combination from Obama does no damage.
Obama avoids a punch combination nicely.
Suarez throws a right and a left that both miss.
Suarez fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Suarez is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Obama.
Suarez avoids a punch combination nicely.
Good exchange - Obama coming out on top.
Suarez shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Obama counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Suarez has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Obama jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Temitope Obama!

Temitope Obama decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
65%

 

Event: SFC: WNF 17     
Date:   Aug 06, 2014

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Jaxon Robert Campbell and Temitope Obama. Temitope Obama has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

158 cm
24
147 lbs
13 - 7 - 0
196 cm
23
141 lbs
7 - 7 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Jaxon Robert Campbell!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Campbell throws a low kick but Obama moves out of range easily.
Campbell fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Obama.
Obama 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.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Campbell lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Obama has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Obama and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.

Campbell gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Obama to score an easy takedown into full guard.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Obama trying to control the position from guard on top but Campbell is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Campbell wants to stand up but Obama is controlling him.
Obama passes into half guard.
Obama wants to pass to mount but Campbell is defending the position.
Campbell tries to get to full guard but Obama has control of the leg.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:20 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Arm Triangle). Temitope Obama!
Our winner, Temitope Obama, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
38%

 

Event: SFC: WNF 11     
Date:   Jun 25, 2014

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Mac Mooseheads and Temitope Obama. Temitope Obama has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

150 cm
25
140 lbs
13 - 3 - 0
196 cm
22
141 lbs
7 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
Basic striking
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Mac Mooseheads!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Mooseheads stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Obama.
Obama throws out a powerful jab.

Mooseheads scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Obama tries to roll over but Mooseheads keeps him under control.

Mooseheads is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Obama has managed to free his arm - good work.
Obama is refusing to be controlled, as Mooseheads sits in half guard.

Mooseheads is trying to work for a kimura but Obama is defending well.
Obama trying to control from the bottom.

Mooseheads is trying to work for a kimura but Obama is defending well.

Mooseheads is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Obama sees it coming and defends easily.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama looks like he's trying to stand up.

Mooseheads 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.

Mooseheads is working for an americana but Obama has been sneaky and has managed to get back to half guard, whilst Mooseheads was thinking about the submission.
Mooseheads trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Obama throwing strikes off his back to little effect.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Mooseheads postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Obama looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Obama is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Obama controls Mooseheads momentarily but Mooseheads frees himself.
Mooseheads pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Obama is keeping the position for now.
Obama trying to control the position.
We've been hearing good reports from Mooseheads's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

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

Mooseheads shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Obama looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Mooseheads advances position into side control!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Mooseheads tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Mooseheads tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Obama tries to improve position but can't.

Mooseheads tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Obama can't do much from the bottom here.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

Mooseheads goes for an armbar here - this could be all over! But no, Obama has escaped beautifully and is now on top in side control! Oh, that's unlucky for Mooseheads but great work by Obama.
Mooseheads is looking to reverse the position.
Obama trying to control the action but Mooseheads is working from the bottom.
Mooseheads is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Obama wants to lay and pray for a moment but Mooseheads keeps working.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Obama wants to stand but Mooseheads has his arm trapped.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Mac Mooseheads dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Mooseheads shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Obama as he jumps to the side.
Obama lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Mooseheads circles away quickly and effectively.
Mooseheads ducks under a wild hook from Obama.
Obama throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Mooseheads.
Obama lands a head kick. Mooseheads smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Obama has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Mooseheads is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Obama misses with a wild combination.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama tries a head kick but it misses.
Mooseheads keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Obama.
A punch combination from Obama misses.
Mooseheads misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Mooseheads chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Obama can pounce on him.
Mooseheads shoots in looking for a takedown but Obama manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Mooseheads's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Mac Mooseheads. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Mooseheads shoots in but Obama avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Mooseheads closes the distance and clinches up with Obama, looking for a takedown. Mooseheads pushes Obama against the cage but Obama circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mooseheads moves into the clinch successfully.

Obama escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Mooseheads slips a jab and a cross from Obama.
Obama fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Mooseheads manages to avoid it.
Obama fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Obama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Obama looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Mooseheads looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Obama is fending him off so far but Mooseheads persists. Nope, Obama circles away and we're back to standing.
Mooseheads dives in and grabs Obama's left leg, looking for a takedown. Obama pushes down on Mooseheads's head and hops out.
Mooseheads goes for a double leg but Obama avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Obama continues to drive forward.

Obama pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Sloppy strikes from Obama. Those never looked like landing.
Mooseheads throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Obama scores with the left hand. Mooseheads knows he should have avoided that one.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Mooseheads scores with a takedown into Obama's guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Mooseheads controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Mooseheads pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Obama is keeping the position for now.
Obama trying to control the position.
Mooseheads might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Obama is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Mooseheads accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

Obama is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Mooseheads defends well.
Mac Mooseheads overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Mooseheads looking to pass the guard.
Obama is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Obama is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

OK we're going to have a standup here. Temitope Obama hasn't been effective enough on the ground and the referee wants a restart.
Mooseheads takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Nice defenses there by Mooseheads.
Temitope Obama is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Mooseheads takes one on the chin but seems OK.

Mooseheads looking to score a takedown here. Obama is defending well but Mooseheads drives through and ends up in Obama's guard.
Mooseheads looking to pass the guard.
Mooseheads is working hard here to advance position.
Obama avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Mooseheads drops back, looking for a kneebar! Obama looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. Obama looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from Obama!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Mooseheads tries to improve position but can't.

Obama wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Mooseheads, who protects the arm well.
Obama working away.
Mooseheads tries to improve position but can't.
Obama tries to stand but Mooseheads is controlling his head.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Mooseheads sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
The fighters are battling for position here. Mooseheads manages to regain full guard. Nice work.

Mooseheads is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Mooseheads.
Obama misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Mooseheads fails with an attempt to clinch.
Mooseheads looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Obama scores with a one two! Mooseheads had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.

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

Mooseheads is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Obama sees it coming and defends easily.
Obama wants to get back to his feet.

Obama looking for submissions off his back.

Mooseheads 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.

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

Mooseheads seems to be looking for submissions.
Obama pushes Mooseheads off looking to stand but Mooseheads dives back in and keeps control.
Obama wants to control but Mooseheads is keeping busy.
Mooseheads wants to pass to mount but Obama is defending the position.

Mooseheads is looking for submissions but instead, Obama has regained full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Mooseheads postures up as if he's going to throw some strikes but drops back for an ankle! Obama is in big trouble! He looks ready to tap! But no, he's escaped and dives on top of Mooseheads, into his guard.
Obama seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Mooseheads keeping moving, preventing Obama from controlling successfully.

Mooseheads had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Obama defends it easily.
Obama trying to control the position from guard on top but Mooseheads is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Mooseheads looking for a guillotine here but Obama defends easily.

Mooseheads escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Obama gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Obama throwing strikes from guard but Mooseheads blocks nicely.
Mooseheads working a defensive guard here.
Obama wants to stand but Mooseheads is controlling his posture from full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

Obama gets to his feet and steps away from his opponent.

Mooseheads closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Obama quickly recovers to half guard.

Mooseheads is looking for a kimura here.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Obama keeps control of the position for the meantime.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Mooseheads thows a huge punch but Obama dodges it nicely.

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 Mac Mooseheads.
I think Mooseheads has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Mac Mooseheads!

Mac Mooseheads was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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hype
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pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
71%

 

Event: SFC 53: Kersikov vs. Leati     
Date:   May 24, 2014

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Dustin Hennings and Temitope Obama. Hennings comes to the cage accompanied by Braveheart Theme. Temitope Obama will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

176 cm
27
145 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
196 cm
22
141 lbs
6 - 6 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Brawler
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Dustin Hennings!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hennings darts in looking for a takedown but Obama gets double underhooks and turns Hennings into the cage.

Obama pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Obama scores with a nice head shot.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Obama is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Obama swinging wildly here.
Obama lands a nice looking body kick.
Hennings tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Hennings has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Hennings tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Obama paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Obama displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Hennings.
Obama delivers a nice body kick.
Obama lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Obama lands with a slapping head kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A head kick misses from Hennings.
Some wild striking there from Obama.
Obama connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Hennings misses with a double jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Hennings on the side of the head.
Hennings closes this distance looking for a takedown but Obama circles away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Dustin Hennings. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Obama scores with a punch to the head.
The fight stays on the outside here - Hennings looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Obama works over Hennings's head and body with a nice combination.
Hennings slips a jab and a cross from Obama.
A left and a right from Obama both land. Nice combination.

Hennings is rocked!
Jab, jab by Obama - just one landing.
Oh Hennings is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hennings seems to be squinting his left eye. Perhaps he got a poke in that previous exchange. Obama shows no mercy and swarms him with a barage of strikes! Hennings is backing up but Obama catches him with a final right hook that drops him! Hennings covers up and the referee steps in to end the fight! Obama Jumps to his feet and flashes his guns to the crowd. Oh yeah, baby! How'd you like them apples?!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:40 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Temitope Obama!
After winning the bout, Temitope Obama thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
Dustin Hennings was interviewed post fight and said 'I will come back better and stronger.'.
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A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
92%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Apr 26, 2014

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Ice Drago. Ice Drago has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Temitope Obama's chin.

196 cm
22
141 lbs
6 - 5 - 0
172 cm
26
136 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Ice Drago!
The judges for this bout are Leandro Rodrigues, Emerson Jorge and Seu Braga.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama moves out of range of the strikes.
Obama shoots in but no luck this time.
Obama takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Obama misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Obama defending well as Drago loads up on a big left hand.
Obama lands with a nice combination. Drago backs away looking to recover.
Obama doesn't manage to clinch there - Drago circles away.
Obama misses the jab.
Obama looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Obama throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Drago.
Obama shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Drago sprawls well. Drago wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Obama gets slowly back to his feet.
Drago looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
A left lands for Drago.
Drago stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Drago wants it to stay on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Temitope Obama. That's going to take a lot out of him.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obama keeps the fight on the outside.
Obama tries to check the leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Drago uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Obama.
Obama really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Obama throws a right and a left that both miss.
Obama uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Drago.
Obama on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Drago. Drago obviously looking to wear him down.
Obama throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Drago fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Drago throws the left hand but Obama avoids the punch easily.
Drago slaps away a takedown attempt from Obama, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Obama throws a hook but Drago blocks it.
Obama misses with the combination.

Drago takes the fight into the clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Drago creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Drago gets through Obama's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Drago swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Drago scores with a shoulder strike.
A short right from Drago on the inside.
Drago working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Obama is trying to pull guard but Drago turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A short uppercut from Drago.
Drago lands with a short shot to the head.
Nice elbow from Drago.

It looks like Temitope Obama has been cut.
A short right from Drago on the inside.

Obama is rocked!
A short left from Drago.
Oh Obama is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Drago cracks Obama with a nice body shot.
Drago creates some distance for himselfand unleashes a massive uppercut that sends Obama's eyes rolling into the back of his head! Obama drops to his knees and Drago pours it on with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:54 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ice Drago!
After winning the bout, Ice Drago 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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A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
60%

 

Event: KOMMA 15: Pride Time     
Date:   Mar 21, 2014

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Ashton Eaton and Temitope Obama. Eaton comes to the cage accompanied by Eminem - Berzerk. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Temitope Obama enters the cage!

170 cm
20
146 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
196 cm
21
141 lbs
6 - 4 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Solid boxing
Cardio machine
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Ashton Eaton!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Cesar, Alexandre Firmino and Seu Braga.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Obama has taken the fight to the clinch.
Eaton stalling in the clinch but Obama improves position.

Obama has managed to pull guard. Let's see whether he can work an aggressive guard. It will also be interesting to see what tactics Eaton uses from the top position.
Eaton trying to control the position from guard on top but Obama is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Eaton tries to free his leg and advance position but Obama is retaining full guard.

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

Eaton working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Obama has passed into half guard!
Eaton blocking the ground and pound attempt from Obama.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama trying to control from half guard but Eaton is working away.
Eaton manages to get to full guard.

Eaton looking for a guillotine here but Obama defends easily.
Obama trying to control but Eaton is working from the bottom.
Obama wants to get up but he can't break Eaton's closed guard. He needs to be careful trying to break the legs open, as he's open to submissions here.

Eaton is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Obama is aware though and is defending well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Eaton is trying to control the position but Obama postures up.
Obama stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Eaton swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Obama is looking to stand up but Eaton won't let him.
Obama wants to control from the top but Eaton keeps moving.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Eaton has an omoplata and is looking to use it perhaps as a submission or perhaps to transition. Obama is in a bit of discomfort here, but he's managed to free himself and has dived into side control! That didn't work out too well for Eaton.
Obama really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Eaton. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Eaton is looking for a sweep.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama tries to get to his feet but he's trapped momentarily.
Eaton is trying to control Obama's posture but Obama avoids it.
Obama wants to stand but Eaton has his arm trapped.
Eaton manages to work his way to half guard, despite Obama's best efforts.
Obama stalling.

Obama stands up and beckons Eaton to join him on the feet.
Eaton's corner calls for a 1-2. Eaton obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Eaton takes a swing at Obama's ribcage but misses.
Obama bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Eaton's head backwards.
Obama thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Eaton if he has to take too many more of those.
Obama misses with the combination.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Eaton avoids the body shot from Obama.
Eaton has a takedown stuffed.
Obama digs a good body shot into Eaton's ribs.
A big left from Eaton misses.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.

Obama gets in close and instigates a clinch.

Eaton manages to pull guard.
Obama wants to control from the top but Eaton keeps moving.
Eaton has a closed guard, preventing Obama from standing up.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Temitope Obama will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.



Obama clinches up with Eaton and pushes him back against the cage.

Obama breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Obama stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Obama is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Eaton swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Obama stuns Eaton with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Obama lands a really nice looking cross but Eaton seems unphased.
Obama throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Eaton.
Obama throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
An inside leg kick lands from Obama.
Eaton looks to throw the jab but Obama is out of range.
Obama takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Temitope Obama is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Obama lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Obama finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
A jab from Eaton finds it's way through Obama's defenses.
Eaton misses the shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Obama misses with a two punch combination.
Eaton swings and misses with a hook to the body.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Eaton tries to throw a body punch but Obama avoids it by throwing Eaton back against the cage.
Obama keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Eaton's efforts to push away.

Obama's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
A jab from Eaton misses.
Obama swinging wildly here.
Obama wants to clinch
and Eaton counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Obama lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Eaton dodges the punch combination from Obama.
A head kick misses from Obama.
Good exchange - Obama coming out on top.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Eaton misses with a looping left.
Eaton throws a hook but Obama avoids it easily.
Obama throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Eaton stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Obama cracks Eaton with a right hand to the side of the head.
Eaton takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Obama lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Eaton circles away quickly and effectively.
Obama moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Obama has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Good shot there by Obama.

Obama darts in and clinches Eaton up against the cage.

Obama's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama throws the kick towards the body but Eaton avoids it.
A big left from Eaton misses.
Eaton misses with a few strikes there.
Eaton shoots for a takedown but Obama saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Obama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Eaton.
Obama avoids the body shot from Eaton.
Obama defending well as Eaton loads up on a big left hand.
Obama scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
That kick from Obama tenderised Eaton's leg. Eaton is trying to keep his angry face on.
Temitope Obama seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Obama lands with a cross.
Obama scores with a jab to the body.
Eaton blocks a head kick by Obama.
Eaton throws a looping overhand right but Obama ducks down to avoid it.
Eaton just misses with a punch to the body.

Obama instigates a clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Eaton jumps guard but Obama stands there with Eaton around his waist. Eaton gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.

Obama pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Obama with a jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Eaton scores with a nice strike.
Nice takedown defense from Obama. No joy for Eaton on that attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ashton Eaton. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Eaton looks to score with a jab to the body but Obama is just out of range.
Obama keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

Obama has taken the fight to the clinch.
Eaton tries to circle away but Obama has him pinned against the cage.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Eaton jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Obama walks away with a smile on his face. Eaton gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Eaton moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Eaton has a takedown stuffed.
That kick from Obama tenderised Eaton's leg. Eaton is trying to keep his angry face on.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Temitope Obama showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Eaton's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Eaton throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

Obama rushes Eaton and presses him up against the cage.
Obama prevents a takedown attempt there.

Obama manages to pull guard.

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

Eaton is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Obama sitting in guard, not really doing much.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Eaton had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Obama defends it easily.
Eaton might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Obama stands and throws Eaton's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Obama wants to stand but Eaton has him controlled and pulls him back into his guard.
Obama keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Eaton's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama controls from within his opponent's guard.

Eaton is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Eaton has a closed guard, preventing Obama from standing up.
Eaton wants to control the position but Obama says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Obama is keen to just control but Eaton is a slippery customer.
Eaton trying to hold on to Obama's head to control him but Obama postures up.
Temitope Obama has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are battling for position here. Eaton manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Obama sitting in guard, not really doing much.

Eaton has managed to work for a loose triangle. I think Obama should be able to defend this one pretty easily though. Oh, Eaton has tightened it up now! Obama should have reacted faster there - he's in big trouble and yes, he's tapped out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:37 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Ashton Eaton!
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
87%

 

Event: UVT 251: Simons vs Mizrahi     
Date:   Feb 08, 2014

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Max Cyothen and Temitope Obama. Cyothen comes into the arena with 7lions - one man symphony blaring out of the sound system. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

225 cm
27
235 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
196 cm
21
141 lbs
5 - 4 - 0
Good takedowns
Excellent boxer
Experienced
BJJ Purple Belt
Good kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Max Cyothen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Luis Engracia, Alexandre Firmino and Daniel Cesar.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama lands with a cross.
Obama looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Cyothen throws a hook to the side of Obama's head but Obama sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Obama uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Cyothen.
Obama misses with a series of wild punches.
Obama looks to land a combination but Cyothen avoids it well.
Obama throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Cyothen on the side of the head.
Max Cyothen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Cyothen's hands.
Obama tries to bum rush Cyothen with a series of wild strikes but Cyothen uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Obama slips under a jab.
Cyothen misses with a wild body shot.
A big right from Cyothen misses.
Cyothen throws a right hand that misses

and Obama counters by moving into the clinch.
Cyothen tries to break free but Obama pushes him back against the cage.

Obama breaks from the clinch.
Obama lands with a hook. Cyothen tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Cyothen misses with a hook.
Cyothen throws a shot from downtown. Obama moves away and avoids it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A right-left combo lands from Obama.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Danga de danga de dang - Obama scores with a four punch combination!
Cyothen throws a hook but Obama blocks it.
Cyothen lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Obama circles away quickly and effectively.
That kick from Obama tenderised Cyothen's leg. Cyothen is trying to keep his angry face on.
Cyothen is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Obama.
Cyothen has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Tenacity Elite - 17 Coaches in the buildup to the fight.
Cyothen tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Obama was well out of range. Poor timing from Cyothen.
A solid body kick from Obama.
Max Cyothen is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Obama closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Obama lands in his opponent's guard.
Obama trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Obama slips nicely into half guard.

Obama is working for a submission here. He's got hold of the far side arm and he's looking for a kimura. He's cranking on the arm and he's got it! Cyothen is tapping out! Ouch, that looked like it hurt!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Temitope Obama!
During a confident post fight interview, Temitope Obama thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
57%

 

Event: UVT 248: Wednesday vs Garcia     
Date:   Jan 18, 2014

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Richard Eliott and Temitope Obama. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

165 cm
25
135 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
196 cm
20
141 lbs
4 - 4 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
KO power
BJJ Purple Belt
Decent boxing
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Richard Eliott!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Felipe Paraventi, Emerson Jorge and Edson Gomes.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Eliott throws a right hand that Obama ducks under and follows up with a left that Obama also avoids with ease.

Obama is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Eliott's half guard.
Eliott holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
Obama tries to stand but his arm is trapped.
Obama throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Eliott tries to get to full guard but Obama has control of the leg.
Eliott makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Eliott.
Obama slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Eliott tries to improve position but can't.

Obama is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Eliott has escaped the position, nice work there.
Obama lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Eliott down.
Eliott is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Obama landing strikes.
Eliott might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Obama trying to control the action but Eliott is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Eliott takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Obama trying to control the action but Eliott is working from the bottom.

Obama is trying to get an arm triangle but Eliott is defending well.

Obama looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Eliott tries to buck Obama off but Obama is having none of it.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Eliott is trying to get back to his feet.
Obama cracks Eliott with a big elbow.

Obama is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Eliott is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Obama wants to control but Eliott is keeping him busy.
Eliott struggling a bit here.

Obama wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Eliott, who protects the arm well.
Eliott takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama trying to control the position but Eliott is working away.
Obama controls the position.
Eliott tries to buck Obama off but Obama is having none of it.

Obama tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Obama working the ground and pound.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
The ground and pound from Obama seems to be hitting the mat more than his opponent.

Obama wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Eliott, who protects the arm well.
Obama wants to control but Eliott is keeping him busy.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Eliott throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Eliott walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Obama checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Eliott's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Obama connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Eliott scrambles back to his feet.

Eliott clinches up against the cage.

Obama escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Richard Eliott is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Obama throws a nice head kick!

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

Obama is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Eliott is aware though and is defending well.

Obama throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Obama keeping moving, preventing Eliott from controlling successfully.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obama tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Obama had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Eliott defends it easily.
Obama controlling the position.

Obama working for a triangle but Eliott defends it easily.

Obama throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Eliott throws a big right hand that misses.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:55 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Temitope Obama!
An out of breath Temitope Obama 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: UVT 243: Fists Flying     
Date:   Dec 14, 2013

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Adrian Tanner Jr and Temitope Obama. Tanner Jr comes to the cage accompanied by LL Cool J - It's Time for War. Temitope Obama will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

171 cm
26
155 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
196 cm
20
141 lbs
3 - 4 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Decent boxing
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Adrian Tanner Jr!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Paulo Santos, Seu Braga and Emerson Jorge.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A punch combination from Obama misses.
Tanner Jr on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Obama will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
A nice combination there by Obama.
Tanner Jr throws a body kick that misses.
Tanner Jr throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Obama counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Tanner Jr wants to clinch but Obama slips to the side
and Obama counters with a body kick that stops Tanner Jr in his tracks momentarily.
Tanner Jr fails with the takedown.
Obama scores with a kick to the body.
Obama lands with a shot to the body.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Tanner Jr takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Tanner Jr showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Obama.
Obama throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Obama lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tanner Jr at a distance.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Obama gets a clinch.
Obama is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tanner Jr is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Obama to keep the fight standing.
Tanner Jr is trying to pull guard but Obama turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Adrian Tanner Jr. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Obama tries to break free but Tanner Jr pushes him back against the cage.

Obama escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Tanner Jr is trying hard to land a takedown here. Obama sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
A left and a right from Obama both land. Nice combination.
Tanner Jr lands with a hook. Obama tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
A head kick misses from Obama.
Tanner Jr closes this distance looking for a takedown but Obama circles away.
Tanner Jr will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Obama displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Tanner Jr.

Obama has managed to clinch.

Obama manages to break the clinch.
Good shot there by Obama.
Obama lands a nice looking body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tanner Jr takes one to the side of the head.
Obama works over Tanner Jr's head and body with a nice combination.
Obama lands a front kick.
Obama throws a series of punches but Tanner Jr avoids them all with ease.
Obama tries to bum rush Tanner Jr with a series of wild strikes but Tanner Jr uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Tanner Jr tries to clinch but Obama moves away
and Obama counters with a right hand to the body.
Obama swats away the attempt to clinch by Tanner Jr.
Obama throws a nice looking combination but Tanner Jr bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Obama throws a series of punches but Tanner Jr moves out of range.
Tanner Jr dodges the punch combination from Obama.
Obama dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Obama's corner calls for a 1-2. Obama obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Tanner Jr shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Obama sprawls well. Obama wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Tanner Jr gets slowly back to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama slaps away a takedown attempt from Tanner Jr, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Tanner Jr is breathing heavily.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tanner Jr.
Obama lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
A nice combination there by Obama.

Obama gets a clinch.
Tanner Jr using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Obama has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Tanner Jr fails to pull guard.

Obama's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Tanner Jr slips a jab and a cross from Obama.
Obama lands with a good body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obama throws a one two combo.
Obama lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tanner Jr at a distance.
Obama displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Tanner Jr.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Obama is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Obama is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Obama is working the combinations to good effect here.
Tanner Jr fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Obama is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Tanner Jr rather than just go for the knockout.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Obama - that will leave a mark!
Tanner Jr has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Left hook, right uppercut from Obama.
Obama tries to bum rush Tanner Jr with a series of wild strikes but Tanner Jr uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Obama connects with a high kick.
Obama has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Obama throws a nice looking combination but Tanner Jr bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Obama connects with a nice looking jab.
Tanner Jr slips a jab and a cross from Obama.
Obama throws a body kick that misses.
Tanner Jr shoots in for a takedown but Obama shows good takedown defense.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obama swinging wildly here.
Obama lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Obama circles away from the clinch attempt
and Obama counters with a head kick. That will keep Tanner Jr thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
Tanner Jr fails in his attempt to clinch.
Obama will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Obama misses the shot to the body.
Obama will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Obama has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Tanner Jr tries to score a power double leg takedown but Obama sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Tanner Jr somewhat.
Obama swats away the attempt to clinch by Tanner Jr.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tanner Jr tries to clinch
and Obama counters with a body kick that stops Tanner Jr in his tracks momentarily.
Obama throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Obama thumps Tanner Jr with a low kick.
Obama digs a good body shot into Tanner Jr's ribs.
Tanner Jr fails to land the takedown.
This is turning into a torrid day at the office for Tanner Jr. He's trying desperately to land a takedown but he's failing miserably and getting slapped silly on the feet to compound his misery.
Tanner Jr is looking to clinch but Obama is avoiding it.
Left hook, right uppercut from Obama.
Tanner Jr tries to clinch there but Obama circles away.
Tanner Jr will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Adrian Tanner Jr. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Tanner Jr tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Obama swivels and escapes.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Tanner Jr is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Obama lands a nice leg kick that just misses Tanner Jr's sensitive parts.
Tanner Jr wants to clinch up but Obama keeps it at a distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama falls off balance throwing a combination
and Tanner Jr counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Obama jabs away that one connects to the head of his opponent.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obama fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Tanner Jr keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tanner Jr doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tanner Jr tries to clinch but Obama moves out of range.
Tanner Jr on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Obama misses with a low kick as Tanner Jr jumps back.
Tanner Jr tries to clinch but Obama moves out of range.
Tanner Jr is looking to clinch.
Tanner Jr misses with a takedown
and Obama counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Obama scores with a hook.
Obama misses with a two punch combination.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama keeps the fight on the outside.
Obama with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Adrian Tanner Jr is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Tanner Jr stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Obama.
A shot to the liver by Obama. Beautiful body shot.
Temitope Obama seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Obama's corner calls for a 1-2. Obama obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

Obama closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.

The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Obama 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.
Obama slips a nice elbow through Tanner Jr's hands, connecting with Tanner Jr's forehead.
Tanner Jr is looking to improve his position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.

Obama is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Tanner Jr is just riding it out for now. Obama eventually gives up the hold.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Tanner Jr moves into full guard.
Obama is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Obama makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Tanner Jr working a defensive guard here.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Temitope Obama showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Tanner Jr wants to clinch but Obama slips to the side
and Obama counters with a one-two to the body.
Obama misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Tanner Jr shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Obama pinned against the cage. Obama gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Obama cracks the inside of Tanner Jr's front leg.
Obama plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Tanner Jr wants to clinch
and Obama counters with a nice body shot.
Tanner Jr looks to clinch
and Obama counters with a nice kick to the body.
Obama scores with a shot to the body.
Tanner Jr tries to clinch up but Obama circles away and keeps his distance.
Obama throws a body punch but Tanner Jr moves out of range.
Tanner Jr tries to clinch but Obama moves out of range.
Tanner Jr moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama clobbers Tanner Jr with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Tanner Jr fails in his attempt to clinch.
Some wild striking there from Obama.
Obama's corner calls for a 1-2. Obama obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Obama misses with a body kick.
Obama scores with a decent looking hook.
Tanner Jr moves in looking to clinch but Obama pushes him off.
Obama moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Obama uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tanner Jr.
Obama fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Tanner Jr dives in and grabs Obama's left leg, looking for a takedown. Obama pushes down on Tanner Jr's head and hops out.
Tanner Jr tries to score a power double leg takedown but Obama sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Tanner Jr somewhat.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Adrian Tanner Jr. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Obama works over Tanner Jr's head and body with a nice combination.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tanner Jr tries to clinch but Obama moves away
and Obama counters with a nice uppercut.
Obama fails to land with a series of punches.
Tanner Jr wants to clinch
and Obama counters with a left and a right that stings Tanner Jr.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obama tries to bum rush Tanner Jr with a series of wild strikes but Tanner Jr uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Tanner Jr takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Tanner Jr shoots in and drives through. Obama sprawls well.
Tanner Jr thows a body shot but no joy.
Obama swats away the attempt to clinch by Tanner Jr.
Obama slaps away a takedown attempt from Tanner Jr, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Tanner Jr takes a head kick and shrugs it off.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tanner Jr shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Obama counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Obama throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Tanner Jr.
Obama throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Crunch! Obama slams his shin into Tanner Jr's torso.
Obama turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Obama has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
A right-left combo lands from Obama.
Temitope Obama is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Obama fails to land with a series of punches.
Obama thuds his right hand into Tanner Jr's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Obama misses with a wild combination.
Tanner Jr tries to close the distance and clinch but Obama swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Tanner Jr tries to close the distance and clinch up but Obama swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Obama throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obama scores with a head kick. Tanner Jr tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Obama throws a right hand that Tanner Jr ducks under and follows up with a left that Tanner Jr also avoids with ease.
Obama scores with a push kick.
Obama misses with a series of wild punches.
Tanner Jr fails with a takedown attempt.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tanner Jr takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Adrian Tanner Jr has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Obama lands a high kick!
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Obama lands a jab-cross combination.
Obama lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Tanner Jr throws a leg kick
and Obama counters with a thumping low kick.
Tanner Jr looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Tanner Jr shoots in looking for a takedown. Obama tries to sprawl out of it but Tanner Jr keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Obama manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paulo Santos scores the fight 27:30
Judge Seu Braga scores the fight 27:30
Judge Emerson Jorge scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Temitope Obama!

A very excited looking Temitope Obama 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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96%

 

Event: UVT 239: Leonardo vs Muroi III     
Date:   Nov 17, 2013

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Silverback Lesnar and Temitope Obama. Lesnar comes to the cage accompanied by go coors!. Both these guys have solid standup skills and neither is particularly fantastic on the ground, so let's hope for a nice standup war!

166 cm
39
287 lbs
29 - 18 - 0
196 cm
20
141 lbs
3 - 3 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Good chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Silverback Lesnar!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Mauricio Rocha, Seu Braga and Luis Engracia.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Lesnar stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

Obama has managed to clinch.
Lesnar lands a knee to the body.
Obama is trying to break free.
Lesnar keeps control of Obama as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
A right handed body shot lands from Lesnar.
A left hand lands to the body for Lesnar.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!

Obama breaks the clinch.
Obama throws a jab but it's blocked by Lesnar.
Obama looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Obama buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Lesnar thows a left - swing and a miss!
Obama is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Lesnar jabs Obama to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Lesnar misses with a looping left.
Lesnar tries to work over Obama's front leg with a kick but Obama checks it.
Obama throws a right and a left that Lesnar avoids nicely.
Lesnar digs a good hook to Obama's body.
Lesnar misses with a body shot
and Obama makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.

Lesnar cracks Obama with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Lesnar has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Obama to stand back up!

Obama is rocked!

It looks like Temitope Obama has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama thows a body shot but no joy.
Lesnar throws the left hand but Obama avoids the punch easily.
Obama is looking to slow Lesnar down with leg kicks.
Silverback Lesnar is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Lesnar tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Obama was well out of range. Poor timing from Lesnar.
Lesnar misses with a series of wild punches.
Obama slips a jab and a cross from Lesnar.
Obama cracks Lesnar with a good jab.
That kick from Obama tenderised Lesnar's leg. Lesnar is trying to keep his angry face on.

Lesnar rushes Obama and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Lesnar unloads a knee to the mid-section. Obama lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Obama wants to get back to striking at distance but Lesnar won't allow it.
Obama is trying to force a seperation but Lesnar has the dominant position.
A frustrated look appears on Obama's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Obama blocks a body shot from Lesnar.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Lesnar prevents Obama from breaking the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Lesnar keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Obama's efforts to push away.
Lesnar misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Obama.
Obama wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Lesnar has him pressed against the cage.
Nice body punch from Lesnar - that landed with a thud.
Lesnar looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Lesnar lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Obama tries to break the clinch but Lesnar is controlling the position.
Lesnar pushes Obama back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Lesnar creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Obama's defenses.
Lesnar lands an elbow inside that Obama shrugs off.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Lesnar - that landed with a thud.
Lesnar gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Lesnar utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Obama has had enough of the clinch but Lesnar keeps him there for the moment.
Lesnar lands an elbow just above Obama 's eye.
Obama is still on wobbly legs! Can Lesnar finish him?
Lesnar has Obama pressed against the cage, preventing Obama from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Obama seems to have recovered his senses.
Lesnar lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Obama.
Obama wants to break the clinch but can't.
Lesnar lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Lesnar misses with a knee to the head.
Lesnar lands a nice elbow.
Lesnar gets through Obama's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Obama is trying to push Lesnar away but Lesnar has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lesnar lands a good knee to the midsection. Obama won't want to take too many of those.
Obama looks winded!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Lesnar is leaning against Obama and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Lesnar lands an elbow inside that Obama shrugs off.

That has opened up Temitope Obama's cut even more.
Lesnar comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Lesnar lands an uppercut in the clinch that drops Obama to his knees! Lesnar keeps firing more shots against his stricken opponent and the referee jumps in to save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:27 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Silverback Lesnar!
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RATING
72%

 

Event: UVT: Halloween Havoc     
Date:   Oct 30, 2013

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Yan Yang. Yan Yang has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

196 cm
20
141 lbs
3 - 2 - 0
225 cm
27
210 lbs
3 - 3 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Intelligent
BJJ Blue Belt
Dangerous knees
Solid chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Yan Yang!
The judges for this bout are Luis Engracia, Thiago Cunha and Leandro Rodrigues.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama misses with a body shot.
Obama throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Yang cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Obama looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Obama misses with a few strikes there.
Yang walks forward, straight into a front kick from Obama.
Yang throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Obama swats away the attempt to clinch by Yang.
Obama really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
No joy there for Obama, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Obama tries a head kick but it misses.
No joy there for Obama, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Obama throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Yang counters with a nice uppercut.
Obama swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Obama pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Obama avoids the body shot from Yang.
Yang tries to clinch up but Obama circles away and keeps his distance.
Obama swats away the attempt to clinch by Yang.
Obama fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yang is looking to clinch.
Obama throws a series of punches but Yang moves out of range.
Yang looks to clinch
and Obama counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama throws a low kick but Yang avoids it.
Yang looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Obama keeps the fight on the outside.
Obama throws a left and a right that both miss
and Yang counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Obama rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Yang moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Yang wants to clinch but Obama slips to the side
and Obama counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Obama rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Yang moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Yang clobbers Obama with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Yang avoids the head kick by Obama.
Yang tries to close the distance and clinch but Obama swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Obama misses with a jab, cross combination.
The fight stays on the outside here - Yang looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Obama keeps the fight on the outside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A punch lands to the side of Yang 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Yang closes the distance but Obama moves to the side
and Obama counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Obama throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Yang sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Obama throws a big shot that misses.
Yang tries to clinch up.
Yang doesn't manage to clinch there - Obama circles away.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yang tries to clinch but Obama is having none of it.
Yang lands a nice shot to the body.
Yang tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Obama paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Obama throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Obama misses with a series of wild punches.
Obama swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obama misses with a wild body shot.
Yang lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
A combination from Obama does no damage.
Obama misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Yang.
Yang lands with a good body shot.
Yang throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obama throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Obama throws a right and a left that Yang avoids nicely.
Obama looks for the body kick but Yang saw that one coming.
Yang is looking to clinch but Obama is avoiding it.
Yang tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Obama manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Obama misses with an uppercut
and Yang makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Obama scores with a one two! Yang had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Obama throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obama swats away the attempt to clinch by Yang.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sloppy strikes from Obama. Those never looked like landing.
Yang fails in his attempt to clinch.
Obama throws a push kick but Yang slaps the foot to one side.
Yang on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obama scores with a kick to the midsection.
Obama fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Obama will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Obama will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Yang lands a body shot.
Yang is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Obama rather than just go for the knockout.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Obama throws a good cross that connects.
Obama fails to land with a series of punches.
Obama lands a jab-cross combination.
Yang lands a jab-cross combination.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Yang throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.

Obama is rocked!
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Obama.
Oh Obama is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Obama swats away the attempt to clinch by Yang.
Obama misses with a double jab.
Obama seems to have got his legs back now.
Yang is looking to land body kicks.
Yang tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Obama paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Yang misses with a two punch combination.
A shot to the liver by Yang. Beautiful body shot.
Obama throws a head kick that misses.
Obama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Obama misses with a head kick.
Obama misses with a kick to the body.
Obama misses the body punch
and Yang counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Obama thinking.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Yang wants to clinch up but Obama keeps it at a distance.
Yang will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Yang slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Yan Yang seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Obama misses with the combination.
Obama swings away with a body shot that misses
and Yang counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Obama throws a left and a right that both miss
and Yang counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Yang tries to clinch but Obama is having none of it.
Yang doesn't manage to clinch there - Obama circles away.
Obama looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Obama scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Yang throws a sloppy head kick and Obama moves out of range easily.
Yang throws a leg kick
and Obama counters with a left and a right that stings Yang.
Yang tries to clinch up but Obama circles away and keeps his distance.
Yang avoids the head kick by Obama.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Yang throws a right and a left that Obama avoids nicely.
Obama showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Yang.
Yang uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Obama.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yang tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Obama counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Obama avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Obama throws a shot from downtown. Yang moves away and avoids it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yang. Obama does a little dance to reset his feet.
Obama comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Obama tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Yang was well out of range. Poor timing from Obama.
Yang throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obama throws the kick towards the body but Yang avoids it.
A combination from Obama does no damage.
Obama displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yang misses with a wild body shot.
Jab, jab by Obama - just one landing.
Nice uppercut lands for Yang. That snapped Obama's head back.
Obama misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Yang throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Yang tries to clinch up but Obama circles away and keeps his distance.
Yang lands with an uppercut that bounces Obama off the cage and back into range.
Obama throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Yang checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Yang throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Obama swinging wildly here.
Obama lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Obama.
Obama throws a series of punches but Yang avoids them all with ease.
Temitope Obama is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yang fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Obama looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Yang misses with a wild combination.
Yang tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Obama paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Yang throws a right hand that Obama ducks under and follows up with a left that Obama also avoids with ease.
A solid body kick from Obama.
Obama looking to land some kicks to the body here.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Obama looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Yang tries to clinch but Obama moves out of range.
Yang is looking to clinch but Obama is avoiding it.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Yang ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Obama moves away.
Jab by Yang.
Obama will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Obama throws a combination that misses
enabling Yang to counter with a crisp jab.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obama punishes Yang's body with a nice straight punch.
Yang fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
A lazy left from Yang finds it's target.
Yang throws a body punch but Obama moves out of range.
Obama misses with a wild body shot.
Yang connects with a jab.
Yang has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Obama throws a right and a left that both miss.
Yang tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Obama manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Obama avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Obama throws a right and a left that both miss.
Yang tries to clinch up.
Obama throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Yang sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Yang tries to clinch up
and Obama counters with a nice low kick that buckles Yang's knee momentarily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama swats away the attempt to clinch by Yang.
Yang fails in his attempt to clinch.
Obama jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Obama lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Obama.
Yang scores with a three punch combo!
Yang fails in his attempt to clinch.
Yang tries to clinch up but Obama circles away and keeps his distance.
Yang throws a right hand that Obama ducks under and follows up with a left that Obama also avoids with ease.
Obama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Obama tries a head kick but it misses.
Obama swings away with a body shot that misses
and Yang counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Yang fails with an attempt to clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama misses with a body shot
and Yang counters with a left and a right that stings Obama.
Yang pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Yang tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Yang takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Obama avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Obama will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Obama swings away with a body shot that misses
and Yang makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Yang is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Obama scoring well with a low kick there.
Yang wants to clinch up but Obama keeps it at a distance.
Yang tries to clinch up but Obama circles away and keeps his distance.
Yang wants to clinch up but Obama keeps it at a distance.
A punch combination from Yang misses.
A right-left combo lands from Obama.
Obama misses with a jab, cross combination.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yang fails with an attempt to clinch.
Yang tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Obama manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Obama misses with a head kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Yang checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Obama misses with a wild combination.
Yang tries to close the distance and clinch but Obama swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Temitope Obama has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Left hook, right uppercut from Obama.
Yang will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Obama moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Obama looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yang takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Obama swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Yang counters with a series of strikes. Obama will be more careful next time no doubt.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Obama misses with a double jab.
Yang tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Yang throws a series of punches but Obama moves out of range.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Obama, right into the meat.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Yang!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Yang has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Yang there as he acknowledges the shot.
Obama throws a head kick but Yang moves out of range.
Yang dodges the punch combination from Obama.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Yang lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Yan Yang is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Yang cracks a nice hook into Obama's ribs.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Luis Engracia scores the fight 28:30
Judge Thiago Cunha scores the fight 28:29
Judge Leandro Rodrigues scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Yan Yang!

In his post fight interview, Yan Yang started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: BFC 24     
Date:   Sep 28, 2013

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Matt Johnson and Temitope Obama. Temitope Obama is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

160 cm
25
140 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
196 cm
19
141 lbs
2 - 2 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Intelligent

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Matt Johnson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Edson Gomes, Luis Engracia and Seu Braga.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A combination from Johnson does no damage.
Obama slips a jab and a cross from Johnson.
Johnson throws a right hand that Obama ducks under and follows up with a left that Obama also avoids with ease.
Johnson falls off balance throwing a combination
and Obama counters with a nice body kick.
Matt Johnson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama misses with a few strikes there.
Obama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Johnson misses with a series of wild punches.
Nice uppercut lands for Obama. That snapped Johnson's head back.
Obama misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Johnson misses with a series of wild punches.
Obama throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Nice body kick there by Obama.
Obama fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Obama thows a body kick. Johnson tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Johnson misses with a combination
and Obama counters with a nice body kick.
Johnson scores with a three punch combo!
Obama lets loose with a powerful body kick. Johnson will feel that in the morning.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Johnson misses with a hook. Obama ducked under it nicely.
Obama lands a nice leg kick that just misses Johnson's sensitive parts.
Johnson rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Obama moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Johnson drops his hands momentarily and Obama takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Obama misses with a wild combination.
Obama misses with a jab to the body
and Johnson counters with a left and a right that stings Obama.
Johnson lands a jab-cross combination.
Johnson misses with a combination
and Johnson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Obama avoids a punch combination nicely.
Obama blocks a jab.
Obama looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Johnson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Obama cracks Johnson with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Obama jabs at Johnson's body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson throws a series of punches but Obama avoids them all with ease.
Johnson is breathing heavily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Johnson looks to land a combination but Obama avoids it well.
Johnson throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Obama counters with a right hand to the body.
Obama sizes up Johnson with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Obama lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Obama misses with the combination.
Obama jabs away that one connects to the head of his opponent.
Obama misses with a two punch combination.
Obama lunges at Johnson with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Johnson's hand.
Obama is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Obama stuns Johnson with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Obama throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Johnson misses with a series of wild punches.
Some wild striking there from Obama.
Obama ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Johnson moves away.
Johnson falls off balance throwing a combination
and Obama counters with a left and a right that stings Johnson.

Johnson is rocked!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Johnson doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Johnson looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Johnson misses with a double jab
and Obama counters with a three punch combo that has Johnson backing up. Johnson nods at Obama to acknowledge the strikes.
Oh Johnson is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Obama goes for a small jab and connects. Now Obama goes in closer pressing the issue. Left hook, right straight! Johnson stumbles back but Obama runs in with a huge uppercut knocking Johnson to the ground! What a finish! You have to wonder if Johnson will ever be the same after a knockout like that.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:24 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Temitope Obama!
Temitope Obama decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: BFC 20     
Date:   Sep 07, 2013

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Rodrick Fitzgerald. Temitope Obama has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

196 cm
19
141 lbs
2 - 1 - 0
170 cm
19
135 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Intelligent
BJJ Purple Belt
Counter fighter
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Rodrick Fitzgerald!
The judges for this bout are Alexandre Firmino, Seu Braga and Emerson Jorge.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A nice leg kick lands there from Obama.
Fitzgerald will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Obama lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Fitzgerald backs up against the cage.
Obama misses with a wild combination.
Fitzgerald takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Obama throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Temitope Obama seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Fitzgerald misses with a takedown attempt - Obama sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Obama delivers a nice body kick.
Obama misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

Fitzgerald shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Obama manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obama is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

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

Fitzgerald thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obama has his hands on Fitzgerald's head, controlling the position.
Obama will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.

Fitzgerald 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.

Obama is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Fitzgerald defends well.

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

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

Obama is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Fitzgerald is aware though and is defending well.
Fitzgerald pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Obama is keeping the position for now.
Fitzgerald slips nicely into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Obama looking for submissions off his back.

Obama looking for submissions off his back.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Fitzgerald is trying to work for a kimura but Obama is defending well.

Fitzgerald is looking for a kimura. It's pretty deep but Obama still has the half guard so he's probably OK. Oh, Obama has exploded into a beautiful escape there and after a quick scramble, he's ended up in side control on top! Nice work!

Obama is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Fitzgerald is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Fitzgerald manages to work his way to half guard, despite Obama's best efforts.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Obama connects with a nice short shot to Fitzgerald's temple.
Fitzgerald manages to get to full guard.
Fitzgerald keeping moving, preventing Obama from controlling successfully.

Obama got a little sloppy there for a moment and Fitzgerald has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Obama has managed to get both his arms back between Fitzgerald's legs - danger averted.
Fitzgerald has a closed guard, preventing Obama from standing up.

Fitzgerald is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Fitzgerald wants to sweep here but Obama controlling him for the moment.
Fitzgerald is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Obama gets full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Obama throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
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!

Fitzgerald drops back looking for a leg! Obama is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Obama manages to kick Fitzgerald off! Fitzgerald jumps back into Obama's guard.
Fitzgerald trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

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

Obama working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Fitzgerald doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Fitzgerald manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Obama trying to punch from his back but it's not doing any damage.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Obama wants to sweep but no luck.

Obama looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Obama looking to control.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obama lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Fitzgerald circles away quickly and effectively.
Fitzgerald moves out of range of the body kick from Obama.
Obama connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Fitzgerald on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Fitzgerald dodges the punch combination from Obama.

Fitzgerald gets a takedown into half guard.
Obama is looking for a sweep. Fitzgerald is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Obama moves into full guard.

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

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fitzgerald passes easily into side control. Nice work.

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

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

Fitzgerald is looking for a triangle but Obama pushes his legs off easily.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Fitzgerald working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Obama doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Oh but Fitzgerald is tightening it up a little... Obama has to be careful here... He's got his foot tucked under now, this looks tight! Obama reacted too slowly and this one could be over in a matter of seconds! YES! Obama taps out! Nice BJJ there by Fitzgerald!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:58 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Rodrick Fitzgerald!
After the fight, Rodrick Fitzgerald was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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Event: BFC 16     
Date:   Aug 21, 2013

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Temitope Obama and Derick Sprole. Sprole has chosen Youre Gonna Go Far, Kid as his entrance music. Derick Sprole is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

196 cm
19
141 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
165 cm
19
142 lbs
1 - 1 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Solid Muay Thai
Intelligent
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter fighter
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Temitope Obama!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Derick Sprole!
The judges for this bout are Luis Engracia, Daniel Cesar and Matheus Silva.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Sprole drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Sprole lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Obama down.
An elbow from Sprole crashes against the mat.
Sprole throws a strike aimed at the side of Obama's head but Obama avoids it well.
Sprole working away.
Obama really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Obama takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Obama looks to move to half guard but instead Sprole has passed into mount! Damn!
Sprole is landing with some decent strikes but Obama is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obama tries to buck Sprole off but he can't manage it.
Obama is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Obama is trying to stand.
Sprole scores with a couple of good head shots there.
Sprole lands a couple of good shots and Obama has given up his back, trying to escape the position!
Obama is trapped and Sprole is scoring with shots to the head and body.
Sprole gets his hands free as Obama looks to control.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Obama is covering up but some of the strikes from Sprole are getting through and doing damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sprole lands with a nice looking elbow that stuns Obama.
The referee is taking a good look at Obama as he is on the wrong end of some big shots from Sprole!

Obama is rocked!
Sprole scores with punches from the back.
Oh Obama is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Sprole is working the ground and pound. Can Obama escape?
Sprole not allowing Obama to control his hands.
Sprole doesn't have the hooks in and Obama manages to turn into his guard.
Obama throws a big right hand that misses.
Obama seems to have got his legs back now.
Obama stops Sprole from standing up.
Sprole utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Obama wants to stand but Sprole is controlling his posture from full guard.
Sprole is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Obama is controlling him.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Obama pushing down on Sprole's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

Obama is trying to work for a kimura but Sprole is defending well.
Obama trying to control from half guard but Sprole is working away.

Obama 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 three minutes gone in the round.

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

Obama is trying to work for a kimura but Sprole is defending well.
Obama prevents Sprole from standing back up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.

Obama is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Sprole sees it coming and defends easily.

Obama is looking for a kimura here.

Obama is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Derick Sprole dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Obama ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Obama shoots in looking for a takedown but Sprole manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Obama's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Sprole tries to clinch there but Obama circles away.
Obama closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Obama tries to close the distance and clinch but Sprole swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Obama swats away the attempt to clinch by Sprole.
Sprole tries to clinch up
and Obama counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Obama!
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Obama!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sprole fails in his attempt to clinch.
Sprole dodges the punch combination from Obama.
Obama throws a head kick but Sprole moves out of range.
Sprole tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in to close the distance. Obama manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Sprole throws a lazy head kick
and Obama counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Sprole avoids the head kick by Obama.
Temitope Obama is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Sprole scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Sprole is looking to clinch but Obama is avoiding it.
A combination from Obama does no damage.
Sprole tries to clinch up.
Nice sprawl there from Sprole as Obama shoots in.

Sprole drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama is not content to let Sprole control the position.
Obama prevents Sprole from improving position.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Obama is trying to get back to half guard.
Obama on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Obama is trying to control Sprole's posture but Sprole avoids it.
Sprole grinds an elbow into Obama's temple.
Sprole landing strikes.
Obama is trying to escape and get back to his feet.
Sprole misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sprole working the head and body with strikes.
You can see the frustration on Obama's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Obama is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Derick Sprole has got the better of the ground game so far.
You can see the frustration on Obama's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Obama is looking to regain half guard here but Sprole keeps moving and retains side control.
Obama is trying to get back to his feet.
Obama can't do much from the bottom here.
Sprole trying to control the action but Obama is working from the bottom.
Sprole scoring with punches and elbows.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sprole cracks Obama with a big elbow.
Sprole working the head and body with strikes.
Obama regains half guard.
Obama moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Obama working for a triangle but Sprole defends it easily.
Sprole throws a big right hand that misses.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Sprole landing with the ground and pound.
Sprole missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Obama looking to hit a scissor sweep but Sprole is one step ahead there.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Obama changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Sprole looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Obama controlling the position from side mount.
Sprole is trying to escape and get back to his feet.
Sprole is not content to let Obama control the position.
Sprole wants to get back to his feet but Obama drags him back down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sprole wants to control but Obama postures up.
Obama misses with the ground and pound.
Obama laying and praying for a moment but Sprole takes advantage and regains half guard.
Sprole wants to get back to his feet.
Sprole tries to get to full guard but Obama has control of the leg.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama is keen to just control but Sprole is a slippery customer.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

Obama seems to be working for a kimura but Sprole defends the submission attempt.
Obama is nestled in close to Sprole, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Sprole tries to kick Obama off in order to stand up. Obama Avoids the leg push though and dives into side control.

Obama looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Obama misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Obama is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Sprole knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Sprole is trying to control Obama's posture but Obama avoids it.
Temitope Obama has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A bit of a lull in the action here.
Obama will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sprole is trying to improve his position.
Obama throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Obama tries to get to his feet but he's trapped momentarily.
Derick Sprole is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Obama throwing strikes but Sprole manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
Obama throwing some weak shots from the bottom that do no damage.
Obama wings away with a couple of strikes but they don't land.
Obama on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Both fighters really going for it on the ground here!
Obama manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!

And that's the end of the fight!
Temitope Obama showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Sprole has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Luis Engracia scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Cesar scores the fight 28:29
Judge Matheus Silva scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Derick Sprole!

Derick Sprole decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
87%

 

Event: BFC 9     
Date:   Jun 29, 2013

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Pedro Cruz and Temitope Obama. 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.

172 cm
18
141 lbs
0 - 1 - 0
196 cm
18
141 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Counter fighter
Likes comics
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Intelligent

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Pedro Cruz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Thiago Cunha, Mauricio Rocha and Seu Braga.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

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

Obama looking for a triangle here. Cruz is fighting it but it looks tight! Obama pulls the arm across and this one won't last much longer! Nope, Cruz is tapping out - this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:18 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Temitope Obama!
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A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
22%

 

Event: BFC 6     
Date:   Jun 01, 2013

Coming up we have a bantamweight MMA rules bout between Carlos Diaz and Temitope Obama. Temitope Obama has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

168 cm
18
138 lbs
0 - 2 - 0
196 cm
18
141 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ Brown Belt
Basic striking
KO power
BJJ Blue Belt
Brawler
Intelligent

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the bantamweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Carlos Diaz!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Temitope Obama!
The judges for this bout are Mauricio Rocha, Matheus Silva and Felipe Paraventi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obama fails to land with a series of punches.
Obama is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Diaz fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Obama ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Obama keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Diaz ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Diaz takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Diaz slips under a jab from Obama.
Diaz closes the distance and clinches up with Obama, looking for a takedown. Diaz pushes Obama against the cage but Obama circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Carlos Diaz. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Obama tries to land a front kick but Diaz steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Obama misses with a head kick.
Obama lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Diaz circles away quickly and effectively.
Obama lands a glancing blow to the side of Diaz's head.
Diaz has his takedown stuffed
and Obama counters with a two punch combo.
Diaz takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Diaz shoots in for a takedown but Obama shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Diaz looks for a takedown but Obama sprawls well.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obama bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Carlos Diaz seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obama stuffs the takedown attempt from Diaz. Diaz gets slowly back to his feet.
Temitope Obama is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A slapping body kick lands there for Obama.
Diaz fails with the takedown
and Obama counters with a nice body shot.
Obama misses the shot to the body.
Diaz looks for a takedown but Obama sprawls well.
Obama lands with a good body shot.
Obama tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Obama keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Diaz is breathing heavily.
A right-left combo lands from Obama.
Obama will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Obama is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Diaz looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Obama is fending him off so far but Diaz persists. Nope, Obama circles away and we're back to standing.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Obama, right into the meat.
Diaz dives in and grabs Obama's left leg, looking for a takedown. Obama pushes down on Diaz's head and hops out.
Obama lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Some wild striking there from Obama.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obama listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
This is turning into a torrid day at the office for Diaz. He's trying desperately to land a takedown but he's failing miserably and getting slapped silly on the feet to compound his misery.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A right-left combo lands from Obama.

Diaz is rocked!
Diaz walks into a picture perfect straight right hand from Obama! He's gone down face first to the canvas, unconscious before he even hit the floor! Ohhhh. My. Goodness! That boys and girls was a beautiful knockout! Give that man a biscuit!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:19 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Temitope Obama!
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G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
75%

 

 
 
 
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