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Event: Syn 582     
Date:   Jun 15, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 108 p4p, 14 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 526 p4p, 67 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

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192 lbs
40 - 15 - 2
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200 lbs
16 - 13 - 0
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 15 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Colin Fotheringham and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A big left from Kaunismieli misses.
Obuhov throws out a counter right but Kaunismieli avoids it with no problem.
Kaunismieli lands an overhand right.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Obuhov keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Obuhov connects with a looping right hand.
Kaunismieli showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Obuhov.

Obuhov shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Obuhov was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Obuhov trying to control the action but Kaunismieli is working from the bottom.
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Obuhov lands a decent elbow from side control.
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.
Obuhov looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Kaunismieli is avoiding damage well.
Obuhov sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Kaunismieli is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Obuhov cracks Kaunismieli with a big right hand but Kaunismieli just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Kaunismieli struggling a bit here.
Kaunismieli defending against the ground and pound.
Obuhov trying to control the position but Kaunismieli is working away.
Kaunismieli is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Obuhov wants to pass to mount but Kaunismieli is defending the position.
Obuhov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is thwarting Kaunismieli's attempts to control the position.
Kaunismieli is trying is best to control the position here.
Obuhov wants to lay and pray for a moment but Kaunismieli keeps working.
Obuhov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Obuhov not doing much here.
Obuhov is trying to control the action in half guard but Kaunismieli is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is nestled in close to Kaunismieli, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Kaunismieli is refusing to be controlled, as Obuhov sits in half guard.
Kaunismieli tries to get to full guard but Obuhov has control of the leg.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Kaunismieli keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Obuhov thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Kaunismieli's head.
Obuhov controlling the pace.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Kaunismieli fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Obuhov has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Obuhov scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kaunismieli doesn't seem bothered though.
Obuhov fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Obuhov is having none of it.
Obuhov cracks Kaunismieli with an open hand slap.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Kaunismieli scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Obuhov staying out of range there.
A nice side step and Obuhov releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Obuhov connects with a nice looking jab.
Obuhov will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Nice defenses there by Obuhov.
Obuhov looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov misses with a jab, cross combination.
Kaunismieli throws a nice looking combination but Obuhov bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Kaunismieli is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Obuhov's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Obuhov avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
Obuhov bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Obuhov checks a leg kick.
Obuhov misses with a double jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


A looping hook to the body misses from Obuhov. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kaunismieli lands the left hand.
Kaunismieli has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kaunismieli there as he acknowledges the shot.
A big left from Kaunismieli misses.
Kaunismieli lands with a shot to the body.
Obuhov wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Obuhov looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a big shot that misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Obuhov. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Obuhov looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Kaunismieli misses the target.
Kaunismieli rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Obuhov counters with a nice double leg into side control. Kaunismieli won't be happy with that.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obuhov trying to control the action but Kaunismieli is working from the bottom.
Kaunismieli tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli struggling a bit here.
Obuhov cracks Kaunismieli with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Kaunismieli struggling a bit here.
Obuhov is chipping away with strikes.
Kaunismieli can't do much from the bottom here.
Anton Obuhov has got the better of the ground game so far.
Obuhov 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.
Obuhov working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Obuhov trying to control the position but Kaunismieli is working away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov landing a few strikes.
Obuhov creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Kaunismieli sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Kaunismieli is not content to let Obuhov control the position.
Kaunismieli is looking to reverse the position.
Obuhov sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Kaunismieli is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Kaunismieli is not content to let Obuhov control the position.
Obuhov throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and Kaunismieli works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Kaunismieli is trying to maintain the position but Obuhov is very close to passing his half guard.
Obuhov throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Obuhov seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Obuhov looks to land a strike but Kaunismieli avoids it nicely and regains full guard.
Obuhov throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Kaunismieli works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Obuhov throws a strike but Kaunismieli rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Kaunismieli trying to control but Obuhov is working from the bottom.
Kaunismieli is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Obuhov trying to keep a closed guard but Kaunismieli is proving a slippery customer.
Obuhov keeping moving, preventing Kaunismieli from controlling successfully.
Kaunismieli is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Obuhov is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Kaunismieli won't allow Obuhov to sweep him here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Kaunismieli misses with the combination.
Kaunismieli throws the kick towards the body but Obuhov avoids it.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli clobbers Obuhov with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
No joy there for Obuhov, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Kaunismieli is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Obuhov.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Obuhov fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Kaunismieli pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli looks to clinch
letting Obuhov counter with a right hand.
Obuhov shoots in and drives through. Kaunismieli sprawls well.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
Obuhov has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Obuhov scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Obuhov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Obuhov moves into range and connects with a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov lands a really nice looking cross but Kaunismieli seems unphased.
Obuhov lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Obuhov misses with a lunging right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Kaunismieli lunges at Obuhov with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Obuhov's hand.
Obuhov throws a right hand that misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight right hand.
Obuhov has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a jab.
Obuhov scores with a sloppy right hand. Kaunismieli should have avoided that one.
Obuhov blocks the body kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Obuhov's ribcage but misses.
Anton Obuhov seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kaunismieli misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Kaunismieli misses with a looping left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli scores with a shot to the body.
Kaunismieli scores with the left hand. Obuhov knows he should have avoided that one.
Obuhov thuds his right hand into Kaunismieli's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Obuhov goes for a double leg but Kaunismieli avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Kaunismieli continues to drive forward.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Obuhov throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kaunismieli sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli looks to score with a jab to the body but Obuhov is just out of range.
Obuhov's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kaunismieli connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Obuhov scrambles back to his feet.
Kaunismieli has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kaunismieli there as he acknowledges the shot.
Kaunismieli shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Kaunismieli connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Obuhov throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli lands with an overhand left.
A jab from Kaunismieli misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Obuhov! But no joy.
Kaunismieli staying out of range there.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Obuhov has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Kaunismieli on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Obuhov is nestled in close to Kaunismieli, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Kaunismieli slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Kaunismieli is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Kaunismieli preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Obuhov is working Kaunismieli over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Kaunismieli controls Obuhov momentarily but Obuhov frees himself.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Obuhov throws a big right hand that misses.
Anton Obuhov is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Obuhov is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obuhov throws a strike but Kaunismieli rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

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

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

Obuhov throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Kaunismieli escapes and throws Obuhov's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov tries to buck Kaunismieli off but Kaunismieli is having none of it.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Kalervo Kaunismieli.
I think Obuhov 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 Sam Margolis scores the fight 28:30
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anton Obuhov!

After the fight, Anton Obuhov 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: Syn 580     
Date:   Jun 02, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 47 p4p, 11 weight class) and Phol Murhaa (ranked 56 p4p, 12 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

183 cm
39
192 lbs
40 - 14 - 2
182 cm
33
188 lbs
32 - 11 - 3
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 14 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 11 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Phol Murhaa!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, James Atkins and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Nice jab there from Murhaa.
Murhaa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli's jab looks to have found its range, popping Murhaa under the eye.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab.
Kaunismieli tried to counter with a leg kick but Murhaa avoided it.
Murhaa scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kaunismieli doesn't seem bothered though.
Kaunismieli pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Murhaa checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Kaunismieli misses with a low kick as Murhaa jumps back.
Murhaa misses with a double jab.
Murhaa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
Murhaa avoids a kick to the body.
Murhaa looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Murhaa 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.
Kaunismieli throws a looping overhand right but Murhaa ducks down to avoid it.
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!
Murhaa scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Kaunismieli takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli throws a body shot but no joy.

Kaunismieli pushes Murhaa up against the cage in a clinch.
Murhaa looking to stall.
Murhaa misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa misses with a hook to the ribs.
I was talking to Kaunismieli's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Kaunismieli's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Kaunismieli lands a right hand that snaps the head of Murhaa backwards.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Murhaa avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.

Murhaa breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kaunismieli with a jab.
Kaunismieli throws the kick towards the body but Murhaa avoids it.
Murhaa throws a front kick aimed at Kaunismieli's knee but Kaunismieli avoids it well.
Murhaa throws a leg kick which misses Kaunismieli's front leg but catches the back leg as Kaunismieli tries to avoid it.
Murhaa wants to slow Kaunismieli down by chopping away at his legs.
An inside leg kick lands from Murhaa.
Kaunismieli fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Murhaa.
Kaunismieli throws a solid leg kick but Murhaa takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kaunismieli.
A swing and a miss from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli moves out of range as Murhaa strikes.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Murhaa.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
Kaunismieli thows a body kick. Murhaa tries to catch it but that hurt him.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kaunismieli takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Murhaa throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
Murhaa drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Murhaa just misses with a punch to the body.
Murhaa thows a leg kick but Kaunismieli checks it
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight right hand.
Kaunismieli has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Murhaa.
A big right from Murhaa misses.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but Kaunismieli checks it.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Murhaa.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook.
Nice cross by Kaunismieli.
Nice defenses there by Kaunismieli.
A counter left hand to the body from Kaunismieli misses its target.
Murhaa lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Murhaa missing with a left hand there. Kaunismieli was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Murhaa uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Murhaa on the side of the head.
Murhaa scores with a hook to the body. Kaunismieli takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Murhaa throws out a counter right but Kaunismieli avoids it with no problem.
Murhaa keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kaunismieli.
Murhaa's corner calls for a 1-2. Murhaa obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Murhaa pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Murhaa takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Murhaa on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Murhaa paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Murhaa tries a quick counter leg kick but Kaunismieli is wise to it.
Murhaa lands with a right hand.
Kaunismieli avoids the body shot from Murhaa.
Murhaa chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kaunismieli can pounce on him.
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!
Murhaa just misses with a punch to the body.
An inside leg kick from Murhaa misses.
Phol Murhaa seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Murhaa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kaunismieli. Murhaa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kaunismieli closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kaunismieli connects with a leg kick. Murhaa looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Murhaa takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Murhaa scores with a punch to the head.
Kaunismieli throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Murhaa thows a left - swing and a miss!
Murhaa lunges at Kaunismieli with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Kaunismieli's hand.
Murhaa buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli misses with a few strikes there.
Murhaa with a hook.
Murhaa lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Murhaa throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
Kaunismieli was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Nice uppercut lands for Kaunismieli. That snapped Murhaa's head back.
Murhaa throws a big shot that misses.
Murhaa throws a big shot that misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A decent looking cross lands there for Murhaa.
A swing and a miss from Kaunismieli.
A countering left hand to the body from Murhaa misses.
Murhaa slips under a jab.
Murhaa with a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Phol Murhaa 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.


Murhaa connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Kaunismieli's hands.
Murhaa takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Kaunismieli fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Murhaa.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the side of Murhaa's head but Murhaa sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kaunismieli checks a leg kick nicely.
Kaunismieli turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a jab when Murhaa was well out of range.
Murhaa misses with an uppercut.
Murhaa pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Murhaa lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up but Murhaa circles away and keeps his distance.
Murhaa looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Kaunismieli went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the side of Murhaa's head but Murhaa sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A big left from Kaunismieli misses.
It seemed like Murhaa was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Phol Murhaa seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Murhaa thumps Kaunismieli with a low kick.
Murhaa throws a jab when Kaunismieli was well out of range.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
Kaunismieli staying out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A jab from Murhaa misses.
Murhaa scoring well with a low kick there.
Kaunismieli lands with a hook. Murhaa tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kaunismieli.
Murhaa misses with a hook.
Murhaa throws a lazy right hand but Kaunismieli sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Murhaa misses with a body shot.
Kaunismieli checks a leg kick.
Murhaa turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick but Murhaa avoids it.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Murhaa throws a right hand that Kaunismieli ducks under and follows up with a left that Kaunismieli also avoids with ease.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Murhaa is having none of it.
Murhaa throws a front kick that sends Kaunismieli stumbling back into the cage.
A nice leg kick lands there from Murhaa.
Murhaa fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Murhaa throws a hook to the side of Kaunismieli's head but Kaunismieli sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Murhaa thumps Kaunismieli with a low kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhaa ducks right into an uppercut from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Kaunismieli fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Murhaa on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Murhaa pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
Kaunismieli fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Murhaa looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Murhaa swats away the attempt to clinch by Kaunismieli.
Murhaa takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.
A bone on bone clash there as Kaunismieli blocks the leg kick.
It looked like Kaunismieli was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Murhaa.
Murhaa ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the side of Murhaa's head but Murhaa sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kaunismieli connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Murhaa scores with a leg kick.
Murhaa misses with an uppercut. Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Murhaa takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Kaunismieli is looking to slow Murhaa down with leg kicks.
Murhaa turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a right hand that Murhaa ducks under and follows up with a left that Murhaa also avoids with ease.
Good standup being displayed there by Murhaa as he connects with a hook.
Murhaa scores with a punch to the head.
Murhaa connects with the punch.
Murhaa avoids a kick to the body.
Murhaa appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Murhaa on the side of the head.
Kaunismieli gets cracked there but stands up 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!
Kaunismieli pivots, looking for a leg kick but Murhaa is out of range and Kaunismieli settles back down.
Murhaa buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Murhaa.
Kaunismieli looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Murhaa swings for the body but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kaunismieli swings away with a body shot that misses
and Murhaa counters with a thumping low kick.
A big right from Murhaa misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the side of Murhaa's head but Murhaa sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight right.
Murhaa lands a head shot.
Murhaa throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Murhaa moves out of range as Kaunismieli strikes.
Murhaa shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Kaunismieli thumps Murhaa with a low kick.
Kaunismieli stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Murhaa.
Murhaa uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Murhaa walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kaunismieli checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Kaunismieli feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Murhaa's ribcage but misses.
Murhaa misses with a head kick.
Kaunismieli throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Murhaa tries a quick counter leg kick but Kaunismieli is wise to it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A swing and a miss from Murhaa.
An attempted straight right counter from Kaunismieli misses the target.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Murhaa.
Murhaa tries to land a leg kick but Kaunismieli saw it coming and moves away.
Murhaa throws a hook to the side of Kaunismieli's head but Kaunismieli sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Murhaa cracks the inside of Kaunismieli's front leg.
Kaunismieli throws a hook but Murhaa avoids it easily.
Murhaa connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Kaunismieli momentarily.
Murhaa tries to land a front kick but Kaunismieli steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kaunismieli missing with a left hand there. Murhaa was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Murhaa misses with a body kick.
Murhaa takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kaunismieli blocks the body kick.
Murhaa slips under a jab.
Murhaa throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Murhaa attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murhaa swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Kaunismieli dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kaunismieli tried to score with a low kick but Murhaa checks it.
Kaunismieli moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromMurhaa.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Murhaa manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Murhaa connects with a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!
Murhaa chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but Kaunismieli sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Murhaa looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
Kaunismieli throws an off balance right hand
and Murhaa counters with an outside leg kick.
Murhaa misses with a hook. Kaunismieli ducked under it nicely.
Kaunismieli blocks a leg kick.
Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Murhaa.
Murhaa looks for the body kick but Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Murhaa.
Murhaa bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kaunismieli throws a body punch but Murhaa moves out of range.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa moves out of range as Kaunismieli strikes.

Kaunismieli has closed the distance and engaged Murhaa in a clinch.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
A frustrated look appears on Murhaa's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Murhaa fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Murhaa misses with a punch on the inside.
Murhaa throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Murhaa tries a body shot but Kaunismieli blocks it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Murhaa as Kaunismieli tries to tie him up.
Kaunismieli has a couple of punches blocked by Murhaa.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kaunismieli.
Murhaa's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Murhaa lands a shoulder strike.
Murhaa blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Murhaa avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Murhaa blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand.
Murhaa misses with the head strike.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Murhaa back against the cage.
Murhaa throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.

Kaunismieli breaks the clinch.
Murhaa misses with a low kick.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut. Murhaa saw that one coming.
Murhaa throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Kaunismieli doesn't manage to clinch there - Murhaa circles away.
Murhaa throws a series of strikes that have Kaunismieli backpedaling.
Murhaa looks to land a body kick but Kaunismieli moved away.
Murhaa scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Murhaa looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kaunismieli finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Murhaa turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
The crowd cheers as Kaunismieli lands an impressive looking overhand right. Murhaa doesn't seem phased though.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kaunismieli throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli slips a jab from Murhaa.
Murhaa looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Murhaa's ribcage but misses.
A big right from Murhaa misses.
Murhaa shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Murhaa fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Murhaa slips under a jab.
Murhaa looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Murhaa ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kaunismieli moves away.
Murhaa defending well as Kaunismieli loads up on a big left hand.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Murhaa tries to bum rush Kaunismieli with a series of wild strikes but Kaunismieli uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Kaunismieli swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
A cross from Murhaa lands.
Murhaa looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Kaunismieli walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Kaunismieli swings and misses with a hook to the body.

And that's the end of the fight!
Phol Murhaa comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Murhaa 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 Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 27:30
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Phol Murhaa!

After winning the bout, Phol Murhaa 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: Syn 578 - Burning Bright     
Date:   May 19, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 10 p4p, 2 weight class) and Russell Tyrone Jones (ranked 43 p4p, 7 weight class). Tyrone Jones has chosen Ol' Dirty Bastard - Brooklyn Zoo as his entrance music. The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

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39
192 lbs
40 - 13 - 2
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29
191 lbs
21 - 6 - 0
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 13 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Russell Tyrone Jones!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Daniel Bishop and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli thuds a left hand into Tyrone Jones's body.
Tyrone Jones looks to land a combination but Kaunismieli avoids it well.
Tyrone Jones throws the left hand but Kaunismieli avoids the punch easily.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab.
Kaunismieli loads up on a big right hand but Tyrone Jones slips the punch.
Russell Tyrone Jones seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tyrone Jones. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kaunismieli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Tyrone Jones bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Kaunismieli's head.
Tyrone Jones slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Kaunismieli pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tyrone Jones is out of range and Kaunismieli settles back down.
Tyrone Jones feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Kaunismielis jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Kaunismieli takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Tyrone Jones thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tyrone Jones waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones tried to score with a low kick but Kaunismieli checks it.
Kaunismieli looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Tyrone Jones gets cracked there but stands up to it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kaunismieli avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kaunismieli was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Kaunismieli throws a looping overhand right but Tyrone Jones ducks down to avoid it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tyrone Jones! But no joy.
Tyrone Jones ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Tyrone Jones ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kaunismieli moves away.
Kaunismieli with a hook.
Tyrone Jones wants to land a leg kick but Kaunismieli is out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones throws a half hearted mid kick.
Nice jab there from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a body punch but Tyrone Jones moves out of range.
Tyrone Jones pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tyrone Jones misses with a kick to the body
and Kaunismieli counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tyrone Jones slips a jab and a cross from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kaunismieli keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tyrone Jones.
A left and a right from Tyrone Jones both land. Nice combination.
Tyrone Jones keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kaunismieli avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kaunismieli is looking to counter punch.
Tyrone Jones swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tyrone Jones throws a jab when Kaunismieli was well out of range.
Kaunismieli looks to land a right hand but Tyrone Jones moved out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a half hearted mid kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tyrone Jones chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kaunismieli can pounce on him.
Kaunismieli ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tyrone Jones throws a series of punches but Kaunismieli avoids them all with ease.
Kaunismieli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tyrone Jones has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Kaunismieli counters with a one-two to the body.
Tyrone Jones looks to land a combination but Kaunismieli avoids it well.
Tyrone Jones staying out of range there.
A big left from Kaunismieli misses.
Tyrone Jones looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kaunismieli tries to land a front kick but Tyrone Jones steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
The crowd cheers as Tyrone Jones lands an impressive looking overhand right. Kaunismieli doesn't seem phased though.
Tyrone Jones scores with a kick to the midsection.
Tyrone Jones moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli drops his hands momentarily and Tyrone Jones takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Kaunismieli keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws the kick towards the body but Tyrone Jones avoids it.
Tyrone Jones throws a series of punches but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Tyrone Jones tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.

Kaunismieli darts in and clinches Tyrone Jones up against the cage.
Tyrone Jones lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Kaunismieli lands a shot to the body.
Kaunismieli swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tyrone Jones swings wildly with an uppercut but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tyrone Jones swings wildly with an uppercut but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Tyrone Jones avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Kaunismieli taking a breather.

Tyrone Jones breaks from the clinch.
Kaunismieli showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones throws out a leg kick but Kaunismieli moves out of range and Tyrone Jones only half commits.
A decent looking cross lands there for Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones throws a lazy uppercut
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight right hand.
Kaunismieli checks the leg kick nicely there.
Tyrone Jones getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Tyrone Jones cracks Kaunismieli with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Kaunismieli takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Nice body punch from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones misses with a straight left.
The fighters circle momentarily. Tyrone Jones darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Tyrone Jones throws out a leg kick but Kaunismieli moves out of range and Tyrone Jones only half commits.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kaunismieli uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Tyrone Jones stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Tyrone Jones lands a right hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight left.
Tyrone Jones fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Tyrone Jones throws a leg kick that misses.
Tyrone Jones rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Kaunismieli moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Good leg kick by Kaunismieli there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tyrone Jones takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Kaunismieli takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Tyrone Jones misses with a hook. Kaunismieli ducked under it nicely.
Tyrone Jones is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Kaunismieli had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Kaunismieli connects with a leg kick. Tyrone Jones looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Tyrone Jones slips a straight right by Kaunismieli.
A big left from Tyrone Jones misses.
A telegraphed right hand from Kaunismieli misses the target.
Tyrone Jones keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tyrone Jones has a takedown stuffed.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A solid leg kick lands there for Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kaunismieli catches Tyrone Jones with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Tyrone Jones attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli throws a head kick that misses.
Tyrone Jones moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli throws a lazy right hand but Tyrone Jones sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kaunismieli throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Tyrone Jones lands a head shot.
Tyrone Jones pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tyrone Jones moves out of range of the strikes.
Tyrone Jones only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Tyrone Jones throws the left hand but Kaunismieli avoids the punch easily.
Kaunismieli has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tyrone Jones.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tyrone Jones throws out the jab.
Kaunismieli showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Tyrone Jones.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tyrone Jones. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Russell Tyrone Jones seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Tyrone Jones throws a solid leg kick but Kaunismieli takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Kaunismieli listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones scoring well with a low kick there.
Tyrone Jones blocks a jab.
Kaunismieli lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Tyrone Jones backs up against the cage.

It looks like Russell Tyrone Jones has been cut.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Kaunismieli tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tyrone Jones scores with a three punch combo!
Tyrone Jones lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Kaunismieli lands with an uppercut that bounces Tyrone Jones off the cage and back into range.
Tyrone Jones throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
Tyrone Jones bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Kaunismieli's head.
Tyrone Jones throws a jab but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tyrone Jones throws a big shot that misses.
Kaunismieli throws a body shot but no joy.
Tyrone Jones looks like he wants to counter punch here.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Tyrone Jones scores with a jab to the jaw.
Kaunismieli scores with a crisp jab that stopped Tyrone Jones in his tracks.
Kaunismieli scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Tyrone Jones doesn't seem bothered though.
Kaunismieli looks to land a right hand but Tyrone Jones moved out of range.
A little jabbing left from Tyrone Jones on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Tyrone Jones scores with a leg kick.
Tyrone Jones shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tyrone Jones can pounce on him.
Tyrone Jones is looking to slow Kaunismieli down with leg kicks.
Tyrone Jones takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Tyrone Jones misses with an attempted mid kick.
Tyrone Jones throws a series of punches but Kaunismieli avoids them all with ease.
Kaunismieli throwing a counter right hand but Tyrone Jones manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli lunges at Tyrone Jones with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Tyrone Jones's hand.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Tyrone Jones throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Kaunismieli throws a jab but it's blocked by Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Tyrone Jones misses with a hook.
Tyrone Jones chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kaunismieli can pounce on him.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones missing with a left hand there. Kaunismieli was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Tyrone Jones shoots in but Kaunismieli avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tyrone Jones was well out of range. Poor timing from Kaunismieli.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tyrone Jones.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
The fighters circling - Tyrone Jones throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tyrone Jones with a hook.
Tyrone Jones lands a jab to the nose.
Kaunismieli looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Tyrone Jones scores with a shot to the body.
Tyrone Jones has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Tyrone Jones shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Kaunismieli as he jumps to the side.
Kaunismieli misses with a head kick.
Tyrone Jones takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Kaunismieli misses with a body kick.
Kaunismieli throws an overhand right that lands on Tyrone Jones's shoulder, as Tyrone Jones tries to avoid the shot.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the body kick.
Tyrone Jones is looking to slow Kaunismieli down with leg kicks.
Tyrone Jones blocks a jab.
Kaunismieli fails in his attempt to clinch.
Kaunismieli ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tyrone Jones moves away.
Kaunismieli getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli defending well as Tyrone Jones loads up on a big left hand.
Tyrone Jones misses with a low kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli blocks a low kick nicely.
Tyrone Jones throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kaunismieli throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Kaunismieli walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Kaunismieli takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Tyrone Jones throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Tyrone Jones slips under a jab from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli fails with an attempt to clinch.
Kaunismieli has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones avoids a kick to the body.
Tyrone Jones sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch but Tyrone Jones swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Tyrone Jones swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kaunismieli was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Tyrone Jones ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nice shot by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tyrone Jones lands with a nice combination. Kaunismieli backs away looking to recover.
Tyrone Jones scores with a nice right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tyrone Jones's jab looks to have found its range, popping Kaunismieli under the eye.
Tyrone Jones keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli digs a good hook to Tyrone Jones's body.
Tyrone Jones throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kaunismieli moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Tyrone Jones looks for the body kick but Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Tyrone Jones misses with the combination.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Tyrone Jones is having none of it.
Tyrone Jones throws an overhand right that lands on Kaunismieli's shoulder, as Kaunismieli tries to avoid the shot.
Kaunismieli fakes the leg kick and cracks Tyrone Jones in the body.
Kaunismieli feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Tyrone Joness jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Tyrone Jones wants to land a leg kick but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Kaunismieli looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kaunismieli throws a big shot that misses.
Kaunismieli throws a push kick but Tyrone Jones slaps the foot to one side.
Nice defenses there by Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones just misses with a punch to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tyrone Jones throws a jab but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot.
Tyrone Jones misses with a kick to the body.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli throws a jab but it's blocked by Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Tyrone Jones scores with a jab.
Kaunismieli throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tyrone Jones sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tyrone Jones throws out a loose jab but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kaunismieli throws a lazy right hand but Tyrone Jones sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Good standup being displayed there by Kaunismieli as he connects with a hook.
Kaunismieli displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tyrone Jones throws out the jab.

Kaunismieli closes the distance and clinches.
Kaunismieli lands with a short shot to the head.
Kaunismieli softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tyrone Jones.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli - that landed with a thud.
Tyrone Jones takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Tyrone Jones has a couple of punches blocked by Kaunismieli.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A bit of stalling here from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.

Tyrone Jones breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A big left from Tyrone Jones misses.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tyrone Jones swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kaunismieli is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tyrone Jones throws a shot from downtown. Kaunismieli moves away and avoids it.
Tyrone Jones throws the left hand but Kaunismieli avoids the punch easily.
Tyrone Jones misses with a straight right.
Kaunismieli is looking to chop away at Tyrone Jones's legs.
Tyrone Jones throws a counter combo.
Kaunismieli blocks a low kick nicely.
Good standup being displayed there by Tyrone Jones as he connects with a hook.
Nice body kick there by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli is looking to chop away at Tyrone Jones's legs.
Tyrone Jones waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a leg kick but Tyrone Jones moved away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones misses the jab.
Tyrone Jones fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Kaunismieli has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Kaunismieli lands a nice looking body shot.
Kaunismieli throws out a loose jab but Tyrone Jones uses good head movement to avoid it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Tyrone Jones! But no joy.
Tyrone Jones throws a big shot that misses.
Kaunismieli looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a wild body kick that Tyrone Jones sees coming a mile off.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kaunismieli displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tyrone Jones throws out the jab.
Kaunismieli steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones throws a leg kick
and Kaunismieli connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kaunismieli keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.
Tyrone Jones looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Kaunismieli went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Tyrone Jones throws the left hand but Kaunismieli avoids the punch easily.
Tyrone Jones stuns Kaunismieli with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Kaunismieli is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones scores with a jab to the head.

Kaunismieli closes the distance and clinches.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kaunismieli lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tyrone Jones backwards.
Kaunismieli will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Tyrone Jones up against the cage.
Kaunismieli lands a shot to the body.
Tyrone Jones misses with some punches.
Tyrone Jones tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short left from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones has a couple of punches blocked by Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tyrone Jones taking a breather.
Tyrone Jones tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kaunismieli lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Tyrone Jones misses with a body punch.
A hook to the body from Kaunismieli.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kalervo Kaunismieli clearly takes that round.
The cut man is working on Russell Tyrone Jones's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Kaunismieli looks to throw the jab but Tyrone Jones is out of range.
Kaunismieli thuds his right hand into Tyrone Jones's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kaunismieli pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tyrone Jones scores with the left hand. Kaunismieli knows he should have avoided that one.
Kaunismieli is looking to land body kicks.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the leg kick from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tyrone Jones pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Tyrone Jones loads up on a big right hand but Kaunismieli slips the punch.
Tyrone Jones dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kaunismieli walks into a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli misses with a looping left.
Tyrone Jones takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.

Tyrone Jones tries to keep at a distance but Kaunismieli has taken the fight into the clinch.
Tyrone Jones misses with the head strike.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A hook to the body from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tyrone Jones tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Tyrone Jones goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tyrone Jones scores with a nice hook to the head.
Kaunismieli digs a right hand into Tyrone Jones's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Tyrone Jones's gas tank.
Tyrone Jones is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Kaunismieli pushes Tyrone Jones back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short right from Kaunismieli on the inside.
Kaunismieli gets through Tyrone Jones's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Tyrone Jones is trying to break the clinch but Kaunismieli has him pressed against the cage.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli - that landed with a thud.
Kaunismieli scores with a shot to the side of Tyrone Jones's head.
Kaunismieli works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Kaunismieli lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Kaunismieli lands a hook to the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A right hook to the body lands for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Kaunismieli.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli lands a shot to the body.
A nice right hand lands inside from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli cracks Tyrone Jones with a nice body shot.
A right hook to the body lands for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand.
Kaunismieli misses with a body punch.
Kaunismieli lands a body shot in the clinch.
Tyrone Jones tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tyrone Jones throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Tyrone Jones avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Kaunismieli tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tyrone Jones misses with a punch on the inside.
Tyrone Jones lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Kaunismieli or not.
A right hand to the body from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli wants to stall.

Tyrone Jones escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Kaunismieli throws a jab but it's blocked by Tyrone Jones.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tyrone Jones. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tyrone Jones throws a nice inside leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones throws a jab when Kaunismieli was well out of range.
Kaunismieli throws an overhand right that lands on Tyrone Jones's shoulder, as Tyrone Jones tries to avoid the shot.
Tyrone Jones throws a leg kick but Kaunismieli checks it.
A nice inside leg kick there by Tyrone Jones. That's going to slow Kaunismieli down.
Kaunismieli dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tyrone Jones misses with a hook. Kaunismieli ducked under it nicely.
Tyrone Jones ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones slips under a jab from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones scores with a hook to the body. Kaunismieli takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kaunismieli takes one to the side of the head.
Tyrone Jones cracks the inside of Kaunismieli's front leg.
Tyrone Jones shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Kaunismieli as he jumps to the side.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Tyrone Jones swings and misses with a hook to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from Kaunismieli misses the target.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli wants to clinch.
Tyrone Jones on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kaunismieli. Kaunismieli obviously looking to wear him down.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Tyrone Jones moves out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tyrone Jones lands a jab.
Tyrone Jones darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Tyrone Jones misses with a hook to the body
and Kaunismieli counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Tyrone Jones avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli with a jab.
Tyrone Jones takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Tyrone Jones feints a counter leg kick.
Kaunismieli cracks Tyrone Jones with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
A jab from Kaunismieli misses.
Tyrone Jones throws a nice outside leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kalervo Kaunismieli had his way with Russell Tyrone Jones in that round.
The cut man is working on Russell Tyrone Jones's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Kaunismieli slips under a jab from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot.
Kaunismieli ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tyrone Jones scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Tyrone Jones scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Kaunismieli fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tyrone Jones looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Kaunismieli throws a push kick but Tyrone Jones slaps the foot to one side.
A punch combination from Tyrone Jones misses.
Kaunismieli moves away from the strike by Tyrone Jones.
Some bone on bone action there as Tyrone Jones checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Tyrone Jones misses with a leg kick.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch up but Tyrone Jones swats him away and circles back towards the center.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch but Tyrone Jones is avoiding it.
Tyrone Jones scores with a decent looking hook.
Tyrone Jones misses with a series of wild punches.
It looked like Kaunismieli wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

Kaunismieli closes the distance and clinches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones blocking some punches.

Tyrone Jones manages to break the clinch.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Tyrone Jones avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tyrone Jones throws a jab when Kaunismieli was well out of range.
Tyrone Jones dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kaunismieli. That did some damage!
Tyrone Jones scoring well with a low kick there.
Tyrone Jones throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tyrone Jones throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli staying out of range there.
Tyrone Jones takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Kaunismieli doesn't manage to clinch there - Tyrone Jones circles away.
Tyrone Jones raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Kaunismieli connects with a single shot there.
Tyrone Jones moves out of range of the strikes.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook. Tyrone Jones ducked under it nicely.
A combination from Tyrone Jones does no damage.
A little feinted left hand from Kaunismieli on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kaunismieli looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
A countering left hand to the body from Tyrone Jones misses.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A swing and a miss from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones tries a low kick but Kaunismieli avoids it.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook but Kaunismieli avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli throws out a leg kick but Tyrone Jones moves out of range and Kaunismieli only half commits.

Kaunismieli pushes Tyrone Jones up against the cage in a clinch.
Tyrone Jones swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tyrone Jones's elbow.
Tyrone Jones tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with an uppercut but Tyrone Jones uses good head movement to avoid it.

Tyrone Jones breaks the clinch.
Tyrone Jones fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Tyrone Jones ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones scores with a jab.
Kaunismieli tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Tyrone Jones uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli takes a shot right to the bread basket.
A slow jab from Tyrone Jones misses its intended target.
Kaunismieli doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Decent striking displayed by Tyrone Jones there.
Tyrone Jones throws an off balance right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Tyrone Jones fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Sloppy strikes from Tyrone Jones. Those never looked like landing.
Tyrone Jones takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.
A thudding body kick lands there by Kaunismieli!
Kaunismieli cracks the inside of Tyrone Jones's front leg.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Tyrone Jones moves out of range.
Tyrone Jones bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Kaunismieli's head backwards.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Kaunismieli pushes Tyrone Jones up against the cage in a clinch.
Tyrone Jones swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tyrone Jones blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones swings away with an uppercut that misses.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.

Tyrone Jones breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones throws a chopping leg kick but Kaunismieli manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Kaunismieli takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kaunismieli takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
Tyrone Jones is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Tyrone Jones. Tyrone Jones obviously looking to wear him down.
Tyrone Jones misses with a right hand
enabling Kaunismieli to counter with a crisp jab.
Tyrone Jones lands with a shot to the body.
Kaunismieli takes one to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli throws a shot from downtown. Tyrone Jones moves away and avoids it.
Tyrone Jones dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tyrone Jones blocks a jab.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 47:48
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 47:48
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Russell Tyrone Jones!

Russell Tyrone Jones is the new middleweight champion!
Russell Tyrone Jones spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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Event: Supernova VIII     
Date:   Apr 28, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Russell Tyrone Jones (ranked 9 p4p, 2 weight class) and Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 35 p4p, 6 weight class). Tyrone Jones's entrance music is Ol' Dirty Bastard - Brooklyn Zoo. A fine choice. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

182 cm
28
187 lbs
21 - 5 - 0
183 cm
38
192 lbs
39 - 13 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Russell Tyrone Jones!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 39 wins, 13 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Richard Clark and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli connects with a leg kick. Tyrone Jones looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Kaunismieli!

It looks like Russell Tyrone Jones has been cut.
Kaunismieli blocks the body kick.
Tyrone Jones's corner calls for a 1-2. Tyrone Jones obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Kaunismieli connects with a single shot there.
Kaunismieli is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Tyrone Jones fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Tyrone Jones throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
Tyrone Jones throws a right hand that misses
and Kaunismieli cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kaunismieli throws out a powerful jab.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tyrone Jones misses with a left hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Tyrone Jones lands a head shot.
Kaunismieli takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Kaunismieli walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Kaunismieli takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tyrone Jones connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kaunismieli moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Tyrone Jones catches Kaunismieli with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Russell Tyrone Jones seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kaunismieli loads up on a big right hand but Tyrone Jones slips the punch.
A big left from Tyrone Jones misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli jabs Tyrone Jones to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kaunismieli throws out a leg kick but Tyrone Jones moves out of range and Kaunismieli only half commits.
Tyrone Jones misses with a straight right.
Both fighters circling a little - Kaunismieli finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Kaunismieli lands a really nice looking cross but Tyrone Jones seems unphased.
Tyrone Jones misses with a lunging right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a nice body shot.
Kaunismieli scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Tyrone Jones throws a jab but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
A little jabbing left from Kaunismieli on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kaunismieli scores with a jab to the jaw.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kaunismieli bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Tyrone Jones's head.
Tyrone Jones misses with a wild body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tyrone Jones throws an overhand right that lands on Kaunismieli's shoulder, as Kaunismieli tries to avoid the shot.
Tyrone Jones is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Tyrone Jones misses with a left hand

and Kaunismieli counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Kaunismieli.

Tyrone Jones breaks the clinch.

Kaunismieli has closed the distance and engaged Tyrone Jones in a clinch.
Kaunismieli is looking to control Tyrone Jones's arms but Tyrone Jones gets an underhook and turns him. Now Kaunismieli has his back to the cage.
Kaunismieli blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Kaunismieli as Tyrone Jones tries to tie him up.
A right hand to the body from Tyrone Jones.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones misses with a punch on the inside.

Tyrone Jones breaks from the clinch.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones connects with a crisp jab.
Tyrone Jones ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kaunismieli moves away.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Tyrone Jones checks a leg kick.
Tyrone Jones lands with a right hand.
A bone on bone clash there as Kaunismieli blocks the leg kick.
Kaunismieli dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Tyrone Jones throws the left hand but Kaunismieli avoids the punch easily.
Tyrone Jones takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Kaunismieli cracks Tyrone Jones with a right hand to the side of the head.
Tyrone Jones lunges at Kaunismieli with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Kaunismieli's hand.
Tyrone Jones throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kaunismieli cracks Tyrone Jones with a right hand to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kaunismieli goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Tyrone Jones bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
Tyrone Jones misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones throws out a powerful jab.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Tyrone Jones.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
A short uppercut from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Kaunismieli has a couple of punches blocked by Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones pushes Kaunismieli back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short right from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.

Tyrone Jones escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Tyrone Jones throws an overhand right that lands on Kaunismieli's shoulder, as Kaunismieli tries to avoid the shot.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
Tyrone Jones swings and misses with a hook to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tyrone Jones throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kaunismieli sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli thows a body kick. Tyrone Jones tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Tyrone Jones throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
Tyrone Jones gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones throws a lazy right hand but Kaunismieli sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tyrone Jones connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Kaunismieli's hands.
Tyrone Jones swats away the attempt to clinch by Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kaunismieli's corner calls for a 1-2. Kaunismieli obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Tyrone Jones throws a right hand that misses
enabling Kaunismieli to counter with a crisp jab.
Tyrone Jones swats away the attempt to clinch by Kaunismieli.
A slow jab from Kaunismieli misses its intended target.
Tyrone Jones misses the shot to the body.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Tyrone Jones misses with a right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Tyrone Jones misses with a body kick.
Kaunismieli has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kaunismieli. Tyrone Jones does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tyrone Jones misses with a lunging right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight right hand.
Tyrone Jones looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Kalervo Kaunismieli will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Russell Tyrone Jones's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Kaunismieli shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Tyrone Jones's corner calls for a 1-2. Tyrone Jones obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from Kaunismieli misses the target.
A little feinted left hand from Tyrone Jones on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kaunismieli slips a straight right by Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli avoids the body shot from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kaunismieli was well out of range. Poor timing from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Tyrone Jones buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli lands with a kick to the ribs.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
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!
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch.
Tyrone Jones throws a jab when Kaunismieli was well out of range.
Tyrone Jones pivots, looking for a leg kick but Kaunismieli is out of range and Tyrone Jones settles back down.
The fighters circle momentarily. Kaunismieli darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Kaunismieli ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kaunismieli looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tyrone Jones throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook to the side of Kaunismieli's head but Kaunismieli sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones throws the left hand but Kaunismieli avoids the punch easily.

Kaunismieli moves into the clinch successfully.
Tyrone Jones blocks a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Kaunismieli digs a right hand underneath Tyrone Jones's ribcage. Tyrone Jones let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with an uppercut but Tyrone Jones uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli throws a head punch that misses.
Tyrone Jones digs a right hand into Kaunismieli's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Kaunismieli's gas tank.
Tyrone Jones misses with some punches.
Tyrone Jones digs a right hand underneath Kaunismieli's ribcage. Kaunismieli let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tyrone Jones misses with a punch to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Tyrone Jones fails to land.
Kaunismieli lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tyrone Jones tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kaunismieli pushes Tyrone Jones back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tyrone Jones swings wildly with an uppercut but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tyrone Jones backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A head punch on the inside from Tyrone Jones fails to land.
Tyrone Jones scores with a shot to the side of Kaunismieli's head.
Tyrone Jones working aggressively here.
Tyrone Jones blocks a body shot from Kaunismieli.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Tyrone Jones controls the action.
Tyrone Jones misses with a punch on the inside.
Tyrone Jones takes a shot to the head.
Tyrone Jones misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tyrone Jones tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Tyrone Jones prevents a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Tyrone Jones breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kaunismieli blocks a jab.
Kaunismieli works over Tyrone Jones's head and body with a nice combination.
Tyrone Jones misses with a left hand
and Tyrone Jones takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kaunismieli moves forwards but Tyrone Jones connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Tyrone Jones misses with a wild body shot.
Tyrone Jones avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones defending well as Kaunismieli loads up on a big left hand.
Kaunismieli misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kaunismieli looks to throw the jab but Tyrone Jones is out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a head kick but Tyrone Jones moves out of range.
Tyrone Jones takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.
Tyrone Jones throws a right hand that misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a left to the body.
A big right from Kaunismieli misses.
Nice shot lands for Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Kaunismieli ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook but Kaunismieli avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli tries a quick counter leg kick but Tyrone Jones is wise to it.
Tyrone Jones wants to land a leg kick but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Kaunismieli misses with a series of wild punches.
Tyrone Jones lands with a cross.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jab by Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones misses with a looping right.
It seemed like Kaunismieli was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kaunismieli misses with a straight left.
Tyrone Jones misses with a wild body shot.
Tyrone Jones slips under a jab from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones scores with a hook to the body. Kaunismieli takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Tyrone Jones misses with a left hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
A shot to the body from Tyrone Jones misses
letting Kaunismieli counter with a right hand.
Tyrone Jones throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Tyrone Jones swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Kaunismieli's head.
Tyrone Jones throws a lazy uppercut
and Kaunismieli makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Tyrone Jones moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Tyrone Jones looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Tyrone Jones lands a jab to Kaunismieli's midsection.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tyrone Jones throws a nice outside leg kick.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight left.
Tyrone Jones doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
A slapping body kick lands there for Kaunismieli.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Russell Tyrone Jones will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Russell Tyrone Jones'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.


Tyrone Jones fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
The crowd cheers as Kaunismieli lands an impressive looking overhand right. Tyrone Jones doesn't seem phased though.
Tyrone Jones on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Tyrone Jones fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones swings widly with a right hand
and Kaunismieli cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tyrone Jones ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Tyrone Jones bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Tyrone Jones pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tyrone Jones misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kaunismieli.

Kaunismieli has taken the fight to the clinch.
Tyrone Jones working aggressively here.
Tyrone Jones blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.
A short left from Tyrone Jones.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kaunismieli blocks an uppercut.

Kaunismieli breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Tyrone Jones shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
A shot to the body from Tyrone Jones misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a body kick.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab.
Kaunismieli uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tyrone Jones.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones misses with a body punch
and Kaunismieli counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A swing and a miss from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook but Kaunismieli blocks it.
Tyrone Jones throws a predictable looking body shot
and Kaunismieli counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tyrone Jones swings for the body but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Tyrone Jones will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Kaunismieli. Tyrone Jones shrugs it off though.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Kaunismieli walks into a straight right hand from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Tyrone Jones takes one on the button.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tyrone Jones tests Kaunismieli's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kaunismieli cracks Tyrone Jones with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Kaunismieli lands a really nice looking cross but Tyrone Jones seems unphased.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones walks into a straight right hand from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
Kaunismieli tries to counter by closing the distance.
Kaunismieli dips to his left and cracks Tyrone Jones with an uppercut!
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A slow jab from Kaunismieli misses its intended target.
Kaunismieli fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook but Kaunismieli blocks it.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice head shot.
Tyrone Jones avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Kaunismieli digs a good hook to Tyrone Jones's body.
Tyrone Jones throws a big shot that misses.
Kaunismieli looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kaunismieli throws a body shot but no joy.
A jab from Tyrone Jones misses.
Tyrone Jones misses with a hook.
Kaunismieli misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kaunismieli paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up.
Tyrone Jones turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Tyrone Jones jabs Kaunismieli to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kaunismieli looks to score with a jab to the body but Tyrone Jones is just out of range.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Tyrone Jones misses with a lunging right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a nice uppercut.
Tyrone Jones just misses with a punch to the body.
A jab from Tyrone Jones misses.
Kaunismieli throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tyrone Jones sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli needs to keep his hands up - Tyrone Jones had a free shot at his head there.
Tyrone Jones fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Kaunismieli has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
A slow jab from Tyrone Jones misses its intended target.

Kaunismieli clinches with his opponent.
Tyrone Jones lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tyrone Jones lands a nice uppercut.
Tyrone Jones struggles to land a body shot inside as Kaunismieli controls his hands.
Kaunismieli tries a body shot but Tyrone Jones blocks it.
Tyrone Jones is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A right handed body shot lands from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch in the clinch.
Tyrone Jones prevents a body shot from Kaunismieli.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kaunismieli creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Tyrone Jones misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.

Tyrone Jones pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Kaunismieli tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tyrone Jones was well out of range. Poor timing from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones misses with a low kick.

Kaunismieli moves into the clinch.
Tyrone Jones throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
A short body shot lands from Kaunismieli as the two fighters clinch.
Kaunismieli presses Tyrone Jones against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kaunismieli lands a body shot in the clinch.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tyrone Jones is trying to break the clinch but Kaunismieli has him pressed against the cage.
A short right from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones blocks a body shot from Kaunismieli.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kalervo Kaunismieli really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Russell Tyrone Jones'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.


A jab from Kaunismieli finds it's way through Tyrone Jones's defenses.
Tyrone Jones's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kaunismieli connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Tyrone Jones scrambles back to his feet.
Kaunismieli lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Tyrone Jones listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Tyrone Jones shoots in for a takedown but Kaunismieli shows good takedown defense.
Kaunismieli throws a fast counter high kick but Tyrone Jones manages to duck under it in time.
Tyrone Jones throws a body kick that misses.
Kaunismieli doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook but Kaunismieli avoids it easily.
Tyrone Jones is looking to chop away at Kaunismieli's legs.
Kaunismieli tries to counter with a clinch but Tyrone Jones shakes him off and moves away.
Tyrone Jones walks into a straight right hand from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli cracks Tyrone Jones with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Tyrone Jones throws a jab but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones misses the jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tyrone Jones throws an overhand right that lands on Kaunismieli's shoulder, as Kaunismieli tries to avoid the shot.
Tyrone Jones looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a good cross that connects.
Kaunismieli getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Tyrone Jones.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones tries a low kick but Kaunismieli avoids it.
Kaunismieli lands a nice looking body shot.
Tyrone Jones misses with a hook
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight right hand.
Tyrone Jones fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Tyrone Jones tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kaunismieli throws a head kick that half lands.
Tyrone Jones lands with a nice body punch.
Tyrone Jones tries to land a leg kick but Kaunismieli saw it coming and moves away.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tyrone Jones misses with a looping left.
Tyrone Jones misses with a hook.
Kaunismieli avoids the body shot from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones loads up on a big right hand but Kaunismieli slips the punch.
Kaunismieli ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Tyrone Jones throws a wild body kick that Kaunismieli sees coming a mile off.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli slips under a jab.
Tyrone Jones thuds his right hand into Kaunismieli's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kaunismieli takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Tyrone Jones fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tyrone Jones lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Kaunismieli has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kaunismieli and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Kaunismieli fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tyrone Jones looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Kaunismieli fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tyrone Jones has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Tyrone Jones attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Kaunismieli with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Tyrone Jones connects with a single shot there.
Tyrone Jones swats away the attempt to clinch by Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Tyrone Jones is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tyrone Jones misses with an uppercut. Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook but Kaunismieli blocks it.
Tyrone Jones throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
Kaunismieli looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tyrone Jones misses with a looping left.
Kaunismieli feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Tyrone Jones's calf.
Tyrone Jones ducks right into an uppercut from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones misses with an uppercut.
Tyrone Jones misses the body punch
and Kaunismieli connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A slapping leg kick lands for Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones walks into a left hand.
Tyrone Jones walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kaunismieli checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Tyrone Jones throws a shot from downtown. Kaunismieli moves away and avoids it.
Kaunismieli stuns Tyrone Jones with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli tries to bum rush Tyrone Jones with a series of wild strikes but Tyrone Jones uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Tyrone Jones throws a jab but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones lands a nice shot to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tyrone Jones throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tyrone Jones lands a nice shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones scores with a jab to the body.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Tyrone Jones paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Tyrone Jones comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Tyrone Jones fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
Tyrone Jones misses with a looping left.
Tyrone Jones misses with a lunging right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a stiff right hand.
Tyrone Jones misses with a looping left.
Kaunismieli throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
Tyrone Jones wants to land a leg kick but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Kaunismieli was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Kaunismieli walks into a stiff left hand from Tyrone Jones.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A big right from Kaunismieli misses.
Tyrone Jones throws a low kick but Kaunismieli avoids it.
Kaunismieli throws a hook but Tyrone Jones avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli checks a leg kick.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Tyrone Jones.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kaunismieli misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli checks the leg kick nicely there.
Tyrone Jones moves out of range of the strikes.
Tyrone Jones is looking to slow Kaunismieli down with leg kicks.

Kaunismieli gets in close and instigates a clinch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a head punch that misses.
Tyrone Jones struggles to land a body shot inside as Kaunismieli controls his hands.
Tyrone Jones misses with a punch on the inside.
A short left from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli presses Tyrone Jones against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
A short body shot lands from Kaunismieli as the two fighters clinch.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tyrone Jones drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tyrone Jones blocks an uppercut.
Tyrone Jones throws a head punch that misses.
Come on Tyrone Jones - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tyrone Jones throws a head punch that misses.
Kaunismieli lands with a short shot to the head.
Kaunismieli blocks an uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones misses with a punch to the body.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli lands a body shot in the clinch.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones tries to stall but Kaunismieli uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tyrone Jones's elbow.
Tyrone Jones misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tyrone Jones lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Kaunismieli working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A short left from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones has had enough of the clinch but Kaunismieli keeps him there for the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli is working Tyrone Jones over against the cage.
A right handed body shot lands from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli has Tyrone Jones pushed against the cage.
Kaunismieli scores with an uppercut up the middle.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kaunismieli lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tyrone Jones backwards.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand.

Tyrone Jones is rocked!
Tyrone Jones misses with a short punch on the inside.
Oh Tyrone Jones is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Kaunismieli blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tyrone Jones seems to have got his legs back now.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli lands a shot to the body.
A right hand to the body from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Tyrone Jones or not.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kaunismieli lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Tyrone Jones backwards.
Kaunismieli makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Tyrone Jones or not.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kaunismieli creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands with a light punch inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli - that landed with a thud.
Kaunismieli gets through Tyrone Jones's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli has a couple of punches blocked by Tyrone Jones.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones is trying to stall.
Tyrone Jones trying to control the position but instead, Kaunismieli has worked for underhooks and has pushed Tyrone Jones into the cage.
Tyrone Jones seems a little flustered. He's come in with the intention of controlling the clinch but Kaunismieli is preventing him from doing so, at least for the moment.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tyrone Jones backwards.
Tyrone Jones swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kaunismieli lands with a short shot to the head.
Kaunismieli blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli cracks Tyrone Jones with a nice body shot.
Tyrone Jones blocks a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kaunismieli's elbow.
Kaunismieli lands with a left to the head.
Kaunismieli misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli throws a head punch that misses.
Kaunismieli lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli lands a body shot in the clinch.
Kaunismieli lands with a right to the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kaunismieli has Tyrone Jones pressed against the cage, preventing Tyrone Jones from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
A right hook to the body lands for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tyrone Jones wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Tyrone Jones wants a takedown.
Tyrone Jones drops down looking for an ankle pick but Kaunismieli pulls his leg out and moves away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Russell Tyrone Jones. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Kaunismieli closes the distance and pushes Tyrone Jones back into the cage.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones looking to stall.
Kaunismieli stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Kaunismieli tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli lands a body shot.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 45:50
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 47:48
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kalervo Kaunismieli!

Kalervo Kaunismieli is the new middleweight champion!
After winning the bout, Kalervo Kaunismieli thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
In defeat, Russell Tyrone Jones stepped up to the mic, saying 'Wu Tang is for the children. We teach the children... Wu Tang fuh eva!'.
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Event: Syn 571 - The Undertow     
Date:   Mar 31, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 49 p4p, 10 weight class) and Achab Denis (ranked 161 p4p, 26 weight class). The crowd seem to be enjoying Denis's choice of entrance music: Can't be touched . Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

183 cm
38
192 lbs
38 - 13 - 2
188 cm
30
194 lbs
20 - 6 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 13 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Achab Denis!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Phil Schofield and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Denis doesn't seem bothered though.
Denis has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kaunismieli finds it's way round the side to connect with Denis's head.

It looks like Achab Denis has been cut.
Kaunismieli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Denis moves into range and connects with a jab.
Kaunismieli swings and misses with a shot to the body
letting Denis counter with a right hand.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kaunismieli, right into the meat.
Denis throws a one two combo.
Kaunismieli takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Kaunismieli blocks a jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Denis swinging wildly here.
Denis throws a body kick that misses.
A telegraphed right hand from Denis misses the target.
Kaunismieli pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kaunismieli avoids the head kick by Denis.
Kaunismieli appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Denis waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kaunismieli.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Denis misses the body punch
and Kaunismieli counters with a nice uppercut.
Denis lands a body shot.
Kaunismieli thuds a left hand into Denis's body.
Denis misses with a looping right.
A jab from Kaunismieli does it's job there.
Denis looks to clinch
and Kaunismieli counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli tried to score with a low kick but Denis checks it.
A countering left hand to the body from Denis misses.
Kaunismieli scores with a jab.
Kaunismieli walks forward, straight into a front kick from Denis.
Good leg kick by Kaunismieli there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Kaunismieli tries a low kick but Denis avoids it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli lands a nice leg kick that just misses Denis's sensitive parts.
Kaunismieli misses with a lunging right hand
and Denis counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Denis misses with a looping left.
Kaunismieli attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
As Kaunismieli backs off Denis throws a huge counter combo but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it all.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kaunismieli lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Denis jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Denis closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Denis fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli throwing a counter right hand but Denis manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight right.
Nice cross by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a poor cross that misses
and Denis counters with a nice uppercut.
Denis takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.
Donk. Kaunismieli catches Denis right on the button with a cross.

Kaunismieli rushes Denis and presses him up against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli blocks an elbow strike.
Denis blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Denis avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Kaunismieli tries a body shot but Denis blocks it.
Nice body punch from Denis.
Kaunismieli tries a body shot but Denis blocks it.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand.
Kaunismieli blocks an uppercut.

Denis breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kaunismieli thuds a left hand into Denis's body.
Denis slips a straight right by Kaunismieli.
Denis appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Denis tests Kaunismieli's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kaunismieli jabs Denis right on the nose. Denis blinks but takes it well.
Kaunismieli lands with a right hand.
Kaunismieli tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Denis was well out of range. Poor timing from Kaunismieli.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli feints and then cracks Denis's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Denis down.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli connects with a right hand. Denis shakes it off.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up but Denis circles away and keeps his distance.
Kaunismieli tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Denis was well out of range. Poor timing from Kaunismieli.
A swing and a miss from Kaunismieli.
Denis delivers a nice body kick.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Denis's ribcage but misses.
Denis displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kaunismieli throws out the jab.
Despite the aggression on Denis's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Denis ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kaunismieli throws a shot from downtown. Denis moves away and avoids it.
Kaunismieli is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Kaunismieli tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Denis was well out of range. Poor timing from Kaunismieli.
A big right from Denis misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kalervo Kaunismieli dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Achab Denis's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Denis missing with a left hand there. Kaunismieli was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kaunismieli lands a nice hook to Denis's body. Denis takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Kaunismieli connects with a right hand. Denis shakes it off.
Kaunismieli is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Denis can do to turn this around?
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Denis manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Denis rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a one two combo.
Kaunismieli shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Denis throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Denis closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Denis defending well as Kaunismieli loads up on a big left hand.
Denis swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Kaunismieli tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Denis was well out of range. Poor timing from Kaunismieli.
Denis throws a leg kick
and Kaunismieli counters with a nice uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli connects with an inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli scores with a hook.
Kaunismieli takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Denis slips under a jab from Kaunismieli.
Denis throws a body shot but no joy.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is winning the standup battle so far.
Some wild striking there from Denis.
Kaunismieli stuns Denis with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Kaunismieli thows a leg kick but Denis checks it
enabling Denis to counter with a crisp jab.
Denis's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kaunismieli connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Denis scrambles back to his feet.
Kaunismieli listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Good exchange - Kaunismieli coming out on top.
Denis moves out of range of the strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Denis misses with a body shot.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Kaunismieli swats away the attempt to clinch by Denis.
Kaunismieli swings widly with a right hand
enabling Denis to counter with a crisp jab.
Kaunismieli sizes up Denis with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
Denis with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kaunismieli to score with a decent uppercut.
Kaunismieli connects with a solid leg kick.

Kaunismieli darts in and clinches Denis up against the cage.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kaunismieli lands with a right to the head.
Denis tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli misses with some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli working aggressively here.
Denis digs a right hand underneath Kaunismieli's ribcage. Kaunismieli let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Denis lands a nice shot to the body.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Denis controls the action.
Denis tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Denis back against the cage.
Kaunismieli avoids a wild elbow strike from Denis.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
Kaunismieli lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Kaunismieli lands a nice shot to the body.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Denis blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Denis tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kaunismieli's elbow.
A short body shot lands from Kaunismieli as the two fighters clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Kaunismieli fails to land.
A left hand lands to the body for Denis.
Kaunismieli dodges an elbow strike from Denis.
Denis's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Denis throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Denis gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Denis creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A nice left hand lands by Denis.
Kaunismieli lands a shot to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Denis breaks from the clinch.
Kaunismieli jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kaunismieli backing away here, and Denis unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Kaunismieli throws a leg kick
and Denis counters with a stiff right hand.
Kaunismieli scores with the left hand. Denis knows he should have avoided that one.
Kaunismieli misses with a jab to the body
letting Denis counter with a right hand.
Denis connects with a nice looking jab.
Denis lands a body shot.
Denis misses with a jab, cross combination.
Kaunismieli misses with a two punch combination.
A head kick misses from Denis.
Both fighters circling a little - Kaunismieli finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Denis scores with a punch to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kalervo Kaunismieli dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Achab Denis's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Kaunismieli doesn't manage to clinch there - Denis circles away.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Denis.
Kaunismieli throws out a loose jab but Denis uses good head movement to avoid it.
Denis comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Denis throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Kaunismieli works Denis's body with a nice hook.
Denis avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
A nice side step and Denis releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Kaunismieli connects with a body shot that sends Denis's belly button to the back.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice right hand.
Kaunismieli scores with a hook to the body. Denis takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kaunismieli paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Denis takes one on the chin but seems OK.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli's jab looks to have found its range, popping Denis under the eye.
Kaunismieli swings for the body but Denis moves out of range.
Denis on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
A nice side step and Denis releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Kaunismieli lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Kaunismieli chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Denis thuds a left hand into Kaunismieli's body.
Denis paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Denis with a nice cross.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Denis's head backwards.
Denis misses with a wild body shot.
Denis misses with a hook to the body
and Kaunismieli counters with an inside leg kick.
Achab Denis has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

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

Denis tries to keep at a distance but Kaunismieli has taken the fight into the clinch.
Denis digs a right hand into Kaunismieli's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Kaunismieli's gas tank.
A short uppercut from Denis.
Denis lands a nice shot to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Kaunismieli lands with a left to the head.
Kaunismieli lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Denis presses Kaunismieli against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Kaunismieli lands a shoulder strike.
A nice right hand lands inside from Kaunismieli.
Denis misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Denis's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Denis scores with a shoulder strike.
Denis makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A nice left hand lands by Denis.
Denis misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Denis misses with a short punch on the inside.
Denis doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Denis controls the action.
Denis creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.
A nice left hand lands by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a head punch that misses.
A right hook to the body lands for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice hook to the head.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Denis avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Denis throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Denis struggles to land a body shot inside as Kaunismieli controls his hands.
Kaunismieli blocks the elbow strike.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Denis just misses with a elbow thrown towards Kaunismieli's brow.
Denis throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Denis working aggressively here.
Kaunismieli lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Denis's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Denis stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Denis blocks an uppercut.
Denis lands a nice uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kaunismieli lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Denis has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Kaunismieli lands with a right to the head.
Denis misses with a body punch.
A left hand lands to the body for Denis.
Denis pushes off an throws an elbow but Kaunismieli leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Denis controls the action.
Denis misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Denis lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Denis lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Denis throws an elbow but it misses.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Denis lands an elbow just above Kaunismieli 's eye.
A nice left hand lands by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands with a short punch from the clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kalervo Kaunismieli showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Kaunismieli 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 Steven Brown scores the fight 30:27
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 30:27
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kalervo Kaunismieli!

A very excited looking Kalervo Kaunismieli made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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Event: Syn 565 - Into The Abyss     
Date:   Feb 17, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 13 p4p, 2 weight class) and Russell Tyrone Jones (ranked 45 p4p, 9 weight class). Tyrone Jones has chosen Ol' Dirty Bastard - Brooklyn Zoo as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

183 cm
38
192 lbs
38 - 12 - 2
182 cm
28
190 lbs
19 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 12 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Russell Tyrone Jones!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Sam Margolis and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kaunismieli moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook but Kaunismieli blocks it.
Tyrone Jones connects with an inside leg kick.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab from Tyrone Jones.

Kaunismieli fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Tyrone Jones, pushing him back against the cage.
Kaunismieli tries a body shot but Tyrone Jones blocks it.
Tyrone Jones throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Tyrone Jones avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand.

Tyrone Jones breaks from the clinch.
Kaunismieli 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.
Tyrone Jones takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Tyrone Jones connects with a solid leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tyrone Jones lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Tyrone Jones misses with a looping left.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Tyrone Jones 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.
Tyrone Jones throws a push kick but Kaunismieli slaps the foot to one side.
Russell Tyrone Jones seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch.
Tyrone Jones misses with a lunging right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a left to the body.
Kaunismieli misses with a low kick.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook to the side of Kaunismieli's head but Kaunismieli sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Kaunismieli rushes Tyrone Jones and presses him up against the cage.
Tyrone Jones makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Kaunismieli misses with some punches.
Kaunismieli lands a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tyrone Jones backwards.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tyrone Jones misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tyrone Jones tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tyrone Jones presses Kaunismieli against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Kaunismieli blocks a body shot from Tyrone Jones.
Good body shot from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch on the inside from Tyrone Jones fails to land.
Kaunismieli lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tyrone Jones blocks a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones works on Kaunismieli's body with a couple of short punches.

Tyrone Jones breaks from the clinch.
Kaunismieli misses with a low kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tyrone Jones misses with a body shot.
Kaunismieli appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kaunismieli misses with a low kick as Tyrone Jones jumps back.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Tyrone Jones, as that shot connected.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the strikes.
Tyrone Jones defending well as Kaunismieli loads up on a big left hand.
Kaunismieli connects with a body shot that sends Tyrone Jones's belly button to the back.
Tyrone Jones rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kaunismieli counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Donk. Tyrone Jones catches Kaunismieli right on the button with a cross.
Tyrone Jones is looking to slow Kaunismieli down with leg kicks.
Tyrone Jones tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kaunismieli was well out of range. Poor timing from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kaunismieli throwing a counter right hand but Tyrone Jones manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight left.
Kaunismieli lands a nice hook to Tyrone Jones's body. Tyrone Jones takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Kaunismieli drops his hands momentarily and Tyrone Jones takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Kaunismieli moves away from the strike by Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Nice defenses there by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli is looking to chop away at Tyrone Jones's legs.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tyrone Jones.
The fighters circle momentarily. Tyrone Jones darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
A chopping leg kick lands by Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Kaunismieli displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tyrone Jones throws out the jab.
Kaunismieli has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tyrone Jones keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones throws a low kick, looking for Kaunismieli's leg but Kaunismieli calmly moves out of range.
Nice defenses there by Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Tyrone Jones moves forwards but Kaunismieli connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Tyrone Jones fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Kaunismieli on the side of the head.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Tyrone Jones paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Tyrone Jones needs to keep his hands up - Kaunismieli had a free shot at his head there.
Kaunismieli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Tyrone Jones is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Kaunismieli had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tyrone Jones throws a leg kick but Kaunismieli sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones misses with a body punch
and Kaunismieli counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli walks into a left hand.
Tyrone Jones turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Kaunismieli lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tyrone Jones at a distance.
Tyrone Jones gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Kaunismieli makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Tyrone Jones misses with a left hand
and Kaunismieli connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight left.
Donk. Tyrone Jones catches Kaunismieli right on the button with a cross.
Tyrone Jones ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kaunismieli moves away.
Kaunismieli throws a wild body kick that Tyrone Jones sees coming a mile off.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook but Kaunismieli blocks it.
Kaunismieli checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
A jab from Tyrone Jones misses.
Tyrone Jones misses with a hook.
Tyrone Jones waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tyrone Jones uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kaunismieli.
A slow jab from Kaunismieli misses its intended target.
Tyrone Jones looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kaunismieli.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tyrone Jones takes a jab right on the kisser.
Tyrone Jones cracks a nice hook into Kaunismieli's ribs.
Kaunismieli checks the leg kick.
Kaunismieli stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Tyrone Jones.
Jab by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Tyrone Jones to score with a decent uppercut.
Kaunismieli avoids a kick to the body.
Kaunismieli connects with a solid leg kick.
Tyrone Jones throws a lazy uppercut
and Kaunismieli counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Tyrone Jones misses with a straight left.
Tyrone Jones misses with a looping right.
Tyrone Jones scores with a punch to the head.
Kaunismieli doesn't manage to clinch there - Tyrone Jones circles away.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Good standup being displayed there by Tyrone Jones as he connects with a hook.
Tyrone Jones lands with a good body shot.
Kaunismieli takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
A shot to the body from Tyrone Jones misses
enabling Kaunismieli to counter with a crisp jab.
Tyrone Jones fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Kaunismieli looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Kaunismieli lunges at Tyrone Jones with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Tyrone Jones's hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kaunismieli throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tyrone Jones sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A slow jab from Kaunismieli misses its intended target.
Tyrone Jones fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
Tyrone Jones misses with a looping left.
Tyrone Jones fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Tyrone Jones ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Tyrone Jones cracks the inside of Kaunismieli's front leg.
Tyrone Jones waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kaunismieli.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Kaunismieli connects with a right hand. Tyrone Jones shakes it off.
Kaunismieli takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Kaunismieli throws a looping overhand right but Tyrone Jones ducks down to avoid it.
Tyrone Jones steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A swing and a miss from Kaunismieli.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tyrone Jones throws a front kick aimed at Kaunismieli's knee but Kaunismieli avoids it well.
Tyrone Jones lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones misses with an uppercut. Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Kaunismieli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kaunismieli misses with a looping right.
Tyrone Jones throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nice shot lands for Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones misses with an uppercut. Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Tyrone Jones throws a big shot that misses.
Tyrone Jones lands a slapping body shot.
Nice defenses there by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries to bum rush Tyrone Jones with a series of wild strikes but Tyrone Jones uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Russell Tyrone Jones seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kaunismieli waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tyrone Jones.
Nice uppercut lands for Tyrone Jones. That snapped Kaunismieli's head back.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut.
Tyrone Jones misses with a straight left.
Tyrone Jones throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
Good work by Kaunismieli as he checks the leg kick.
Kaunismieli checks a leg kick.
Tyrone Jones throws a body shot but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A lazy left from Tyrone Jones finds it's target.
Tyrone Jones throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tyrone Jones checks the leg kick.
Tyrone Jones lands a nice looking kick to the body. Kaunismieli takes a step back to recover.
Tyrone Jones connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Tyrone Jones 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.
Tyrone Jones uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones is looking to score with low kicks.
Tyrone Jones lands a right hook to the body.
Tyrone Jones lands a jab.
Tyrone Jones throws an off balance right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a right hand to the body.
Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones looks to land a left hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range nicely.
Kaunismieli swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Donk. Tyrone Jones catches Kaunismieli right on the button with a cross.
Tyrone Jones throws a body shot but no joy.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kaunismieli darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Kaunismieli is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Tyrone Jones is looking to chop away at Kaunismieli's legs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Tyrone Jones's ribcage but misses.
Tyrone Jones thows a left - swing and a miss!
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Tyrone Jones in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
Tyrone Jones lands a jab to the head.
Kaunismieli blocks a jab.
Kaunismieli ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
A swing and a miss from Tyrone Jones.
A telegraphed right hand from Kaunismieli misses the target.
Tyrone Jones keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli staying out of range there.
Kaunismieli is looking to counter punch.

Kaunismieli closes the distance and clinches.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Kaunismieli as Tyrone Jones tries to tie him up.
Tyrone Jones looking to stall.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kaunismieli misses with a body punch.
Tyrone Jones misses with a body punch.
A right hand to the body from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with an uppercut but Tyrone Jones uses good head movement to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Russell Tyrone Jones 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.


Kaunismieli is looking to clinch.
Kaunismieli swings for the body but Tyrone Jones moves out of range.
Tyrone Jones lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Kaunismieli looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Tyrone Jones fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
A nice leg kick lands there from Tyrone Jones.
Nice shot lands for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tyrone Jones throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kaunismieli sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli throws a looping overhand right but Tyrone Jones ducks down to avoid it.

Kaunismieli has closed the distance and engaged Tyrone Jones in a clinch.

Tyrone Jones breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight right.
Kaunismieli looks to score with a jab to the body but Tyrone Jones is just out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Tyrone Jones pivots, looking for a leg kick but Kaunismieli is out of range and Tyrone Jones settles back down.
Tyrone Jones jabs at Kaunismieli's body.
Kaunismieli has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the strikes.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tyrone Jones throws a push kick but Kaunismieli slaps the foot to one side.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Tyrone Jones ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a leg kick but Tyrone Jones sees it coming and moves out of range.
Tyrone Jones stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Tyrone Jones jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kaunismieli fires out a quick counter leg kick but Tyrone Jones just manages to avoid it.
Tyrone Jones throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli lands a nice looking body shot.
Tyrone Jones misses with a straight left.
Tyrone Jones scores with a leg kick.
Jab, jab by Tyrone Jones - just one landing.
Tyrone Jones steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones lands a body shot.
Kaunismieli looks to score with a jab to the body but Tyrone Jones is just out of range.
Tyrone Jones takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Kaunismieli steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones throws a half hearted mid kick.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Decent striking displayed by Tyrone Jones there.
Tyrone Jones throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kaunismieli sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Tyrone Jones works Kaunismieli's body with a nice hook.
Tyrone Jones throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kaunismieli on the side of the head.
Kaunismieli misses the shot to the body.
Tyrone Jones lands a right hook to the body.
Tyrone Jones slips a jab and a cross from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Kaunismieli fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tyrone Jones manages to avoid it.
Tyrone Jones looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Nice straight punches there by Tyrone Jones. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones loads up on a big right hand but Kaunismieli slips the punch.
Kaunismieli throwing a counter right hand but Tyrone Jones manages to avoid it.
Tyrone Jones will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
A jab from Kaunismieli misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Tyrone Jones lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Kaunismieli fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Tyrone Jones looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Kaunismieli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Tyrone Jones pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Good leg kick by Kaunismieli there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Kaunismieli blocks a jab.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tyrone Jones gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kaunismieli throws the left hand but Tyrone Jones avoids the punch easily.
Kaunismieli takes a body punch but keeps moving.

Kaunismieli moves into the clinch.
Tyrone Jones swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tyrone Jones fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tyrone Jones lands a left hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A nice left hand lands by Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones lands with a right to the head.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tyrone Jones takes a shot to the head.
A body shot lands from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli is leaning against Tyrone Jones and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Tyrone Jones takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch in the clinch.
Kaunismieli tries a body shot but Tyrone Jones blocks it.
Tyrone Jones can't find room to land a body shot as Kaunismieli controls the action.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli.

Kaunismieli breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Tyrone Jones needs to keep his hands up - Kaunismieli had a free shot at his head there.
Kaunismieli fails with an attempt to clinch.
Kaunismieli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tyrone Jones connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Decent striking displayed by Kaunismieli there.
Kaunismieli throws out a leg kick but Tyrone Jones moves out of range and Kaunismieli only half commits.
Tyrone Jones feints a counter leg kick.

Kaunismieli rushes Tyrone Jones and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Tyrone Jones misses with a hook
and Kaunismieli counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Tyrone Jones checks a leg kick.
Tyrone Jones tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kaunismieli was well out of range. Poor timing from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Kaunismieli getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones scores with a nice right hand.
Tyrone Jones is looking to slow Kaunismieli down with leg kicks.
Tyrone Jones missing with a left hand there. Kaunismieli was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kaunismieli feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Tyrone Jones misses with a body shot.
Kaunismieli stuns Tyrone Jones with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch but Tyrone Jones is avoiding it.
Kaunismieli gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones lands a glancing blow to the side of Kaunismieli's head.
Tyrone Jones scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tyrone Jones misses with a hook. Kaunismieli ducked under it nicely.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kaunismieli takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tyrone Jones misses with a straight right.
Kaunismieli throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tyrone Jones sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli lands with a right hand.
Tyrone Jones thuds a left hand into Kaunismieli's body.
Kaunismieli connects with a right hand. Tyrone Jones shakes it off.
Nice straight punches there by Kaunismieli. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Tyrone Jones.
A little feinted left hand from Kaunismieli on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Tyrone Jones cracks Kaunismieli with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Tyrone Jones throws a push kick but Kaunismieli slaps the foot to one side.
Tyrone Jones throws the left hand but Kaunismieli avoids the punch easily.
A bone on bone clash there as Tyrone Jones blocks the leg kick.
Tyrone Jones fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Kaunismieli looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Kaunismieli lands a glancing blow to the side of Tyrone Jones's head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kaunismieli scores with a nice right hand.
Tyrone Jones slips a straight right by Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.
Tyrone Jones throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Tyrone Jones takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.
Kaunismieli throws a looping overhand right but Tyrone Jones ducks down to avoid it.
A jab from Tyrone Jones does it's job there.
Kaunismieli tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kaunismieli with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Tyrone Jones to score with a decent uppercut.
Tyrone Jones uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones stuns Kaunismieli with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Kaunismieli slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Kaunismieli tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tyrone Jones was well out of range. Poor timing from Kaunismieli.

Kaunismieli darts in and clinches Tyrone Jones up against the cage.
Tyrone Jones prevents a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Tyrone Jones is looking to control Kaunismieli's arms but Kaunismieli gets an underhook and turns him. Now Tyrone Jones has his back to the cage.
Tyrone Jones tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short uppercut from Kaunismieli.
A head punch on the inside from Kaunismieli fails to land.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones working aggressively here.

Tyrone Jones escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Kaunismieli throws a sloppy head kick and Tyrone Jones moves out of range easily.
A countering left hand to the body from Tyrone Jones misses.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli swings for the body but Tyrone Jones moves out of range.
Tyrone Jones lands a lovely overhand right.
Tyrone Jones connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Tyrone Jones clobbers Kaunismieli with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Kaunismieli throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Tyrone Jones throws out a leg kick but Kaunismieli moves out of range and Tyrone Jones only half commits.
Kaunismieli misses with a looping left.
A slow jab from Kaunismieli misses its intended target.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kaunismieli throws out the jab.
Tyrone Jones ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kaunismieli moves away.
Tyrone Jones scores with a hook to the body. Kaunismieli takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tyrone Jones lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kaunismieli is looking to counter punch.
Tyrone Jones scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Kaunismieli throws a right hand that Tyrone Jones ducks under and follows up with a left that Tyrone Jones also avoids with ease.
Tyrone Jones slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a body punch but Tyrone Jones moves out of range.
The crowd cheers as Tyrone Jones lands an impressive looking overhand right. Kaunismieli doesn't seem phased though.
Tyrone Jones misses with an uppercut. Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Kaunismieli looks to land a left hand but Tyrone Jones moved out of range nicely.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot.
Tyrone Jones works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Tyrone Jones throws the left hand but Kaunismieli avoids the punch easily.
Nice shot lands for Tyrone Jones.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tyrone Jones turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli slips a jab from Tyrone Jones.
Kaunismieli blocks a low kick nicely.
Tyrone Jones moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Russell Tyrone Jones 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. 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.


Kaunismieli swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from Tyrone Jones misses the target.
Tyrone Jones pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A big left from Kaunismieli misses.
Kaunismieli looks to land a right hand but Tyrone Jones moved out of range.
Tyrone Jones cracks Kaunismieli with a good jab.
Kaunismieli steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Tyrone Jones. That one must have hurt.
Kaunismieli fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tyrone Jones manages to avoid it.
Tyrone Jones cracks Kaunismieli with a good jab.
Tyrone Jones scores with a sloppy right hand. Kaunismieli should have avoided that one.
Tyrone Jones fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Kaunismieli looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
A jab lands there for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a jab but it's blocked by Tyrone Jones.
It seemed like Tyrone Jones was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Kaunismieli scores with a body shot.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tyrone Jones bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones digs a good hook to Kaunismieli's body.
Kaunismieli stuns Tyrone Jones with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tyrone Jones darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Kaunismieli moves in looking to clinch but Tyrone Jones pushes him off.
Tyrone Jones let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Tyrone Jones takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Tyrone Jones fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tyrone Jones lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Tyrone Jones ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Tyrone Jones fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
Tyrone Jones takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.
Kaunismieli walks into a left hand.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook. Tyrone Jones ducked under it nicely.
Tyrone Jones let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Tyrone Jones lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Kaunismieli at a distance.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Kaunismieli 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 Tyrone Jones has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Tyrone Jones and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tyrone Jones jabbing away but nothing is landing.

Kaunismieli closes the distance and clinches.
Russell Tyrone Jones 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.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tyrone Jones prevents a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a shot to the body.
Tyrone Jones is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Kaunismieli tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Tyrone Jones controls the action.

Kaunismieli breaks the clinch.
Kaunismieli chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Tyrone Jones takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Kaunismieli throws a looping overhand right but Tyrone Jones ducks down to avoid it.
Kaunismieli avoids the body shot from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones throws a nice inside leg kick.
Tyrone Jones throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Kaunismieli was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Kaunismieli swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kaunismieli throws a shot to the body.
Tyrone Jones misses with a straight right.
Tyrone Jones scores with a hook to the body. Kaunismieli takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kaunismieli comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
A big right from Tyrone Jones misses.
It looked like Kaunismieli was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Tyrone Jones keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kaunismieli lands with an overhand left.
Tyrone Jones scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tyrone Jones connects with a jab.
Kaunismieli uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones thuds his right hand into Kaunismieli's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Kaunismieli checks the leg kick nicely there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tyrone Jones misses with a straight right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones tries to land a front kick but Kaunismieli steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the side of Tyrone Jones's head but Tyrone Jones sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Tyrone Jones only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Tyrone Jones scores with the left hand. Kaunismieli knows he should have avoided that one.
Tyrone Jones changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Tyrone Jones takes one on the button.
Tyrone Jones misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tyrone Jones throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kaunismieli just misses with a punch to the body.
Tyrone Jones doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Tyrone Jones swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Kaunismieli walks into a left hand.
Tyrone Jones cracks Kaunismieli with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Tyrone Jones throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
It looked like Kaunismieli wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Tyrone Jones cracks Kaunismieli with a right hand to the side of the head.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 45:50
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 45:50
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Russell Tyrone Jones!

Russell Tyrone Jones is the new middleweight champion!
Russell Tyrone Jones 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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Event: Syn 562 - Clash o/t Behemoths     
Date:   Jan 27, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 9 p4p, 2 weight class) and Mack Branco (ranked 153 p4p, 23 weight class). Branco has chosen Stranglehold as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

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37
192 lbs
38 - 12 - 1
184 cm
31
190 lbs
22 - 8 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Mack Branco!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Daniel Bishop and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Branco bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Branco! But no joy.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Branco jabs at Kaunismieli's body.
Branco blocks a head kick by Kaunismieli.
A little jabbing left from Branco on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Branco lands a nice shot that snaps Kaunismieli's head back.
Branco comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Kaunismieli uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Branco.
Kaunismieli half committed to a counter leg kick.
Kaunismieli misses with a double jab
and Branco counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Branco.
Kaunismieli thuds a left hand into Branco's body.
Kaunismieli uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Branco.
Branco misses with a shot to the body
and Kaunismieli counters with a thumping low kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Branco throws an overhand right that lands on Kaunismieli's shoulder, as Kaunismieli tries to avoid the shot.
Nice uppercut there from Branco.
Kaunismieli works the jab nicely.

It looks like Mack Branco has been cut.
Kaunismieli fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from Branco misses the target.
Branco looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Branco throws a hook to the side of Kaunismieli's head but Kaunismieli sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the body
and Kaunismieli takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kaunismieli throws a lazy uppercut
and Branco cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The fighters circle momentarily. Kaunismieli darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Kaunismieli takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kaunismieli lands a nice leg kick that just misses Branco's sensitive parts.
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch but Branco is avoiding it.
Kaunismieli throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kaunismieli misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Kaunismieli works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Kaunismieli throws a lazy right hand but Branco sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Branco tries a quick counter leg kick but Kaunismieli is wise to it.
Branco is looking to land body kicks.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook
and Branco counters with a body kick.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut. Branco saw that one coming.
Branco throws a half hearted mid kick.
Branco tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Branco throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kaunismieli stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Branco rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kaunismieli counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Branco throws the kick towards the body but Kaunismieli avoids it.
Kaunismieli was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Branco bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

Kaunismieli closes the distance and pushes Branco back into the cage.
Branco scores with a shoulder strike.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kaunismieli working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Kaunismieli lands with a right to the head.
Kaunismieli tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Branco misses with a punch to the body.
Branco pushes Kaunismieli back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli lands with a short shot to the head.
Branco cracks Kaunismieli with a nice body shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Branco controls his hands.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Branco controls the action.

Kaunismieli breaks the clinch.
Kaunismieli throws a right hand that misses
and Branco counters with a stiff right hand.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Branco's front leg with a kick but Branco checks it.
Branco throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kaunismieli scores with a one two! Branco had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Kaunismieli lands the left hand.
Branco misses with an uppercut
enabling Kaunismieli to counter with a crisp jab.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook.
Branco is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Branco throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Branco takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kaunismieli tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Branco was well out of range. Poor timing from Kaunismieli.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Branco loads up on a big right hand but Kaunismieli slips the punch.
Branco avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
Branco scores with a shot to the body.
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kaunismieli is looking to slow Branco down with leg kicks.
Kaunismieli swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Branco throws a lazy body kick

and Kaunismieli moves into the clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Branco.
Branco tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Branco lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Branco lands a shoulder strike.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli lands a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.
Branco lands a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli prevents a body shot from Branco.
Branco throws a head punch that misses.
Branco tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Branco back against the cage.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Branco's elbow.
Branco misses with a body punch.
A shot in the inside from Branco.
A short left from Branco.
Branco misses with a punch to the body.
Branco misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli misses with a body punch.
Kaunismieli lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Branco or not.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Branco.
Kaunismieli misses with a body punch.
Branco can't find room to land a body shot as Kaunismieli controls the action.
Nice body punch from Branco.
Branco lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Branco misses with a body punch.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
Branco fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Branco misses with a short punch on the inside.
Branco struggles to land a body shot inside as Kaunismieli controls his hands.
Kaunismieli working hard to break the clinch.
A short body shot lands from Branco as the two fighters clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Branco can't find room to land a body shot as Kaunismieli controls the action.
Branco can't find room to land a body shot as Kaunismieli controls the action.
A head punch on the inside from Branco fails to land.
Kaunismieli presses Branco against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Mack Branco seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Branco controls the action.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Branco.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.
Branco throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kaunismieli throws a punch but it's blocked by Branco.
Branco lands a nice uppercut.
Branco lands a body punch in the clinch.
Branco blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Branco lands a hook to the side of the head.
Branco misses with the head strike.
A short left from Kaunismieli.
Branco misses with a short punch on the inside.
Branco is looking to take this one to the mat.

Branco breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Branco throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Branco is looking to slow Kaunismieli down with leg kicks.
Kaunismieli ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kaunismieli thows a leg kick but Branco checks it
and Kaunismieli takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
We've been told by Kaunismieli's head coaches at Little Lebowski Urban Achievers that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Branco throws a leg kick that is checked
and Kaunismieli counters with a nice low kick that buckles Branco's knee momentarily.
Branco loads up on a big right hand but Kaunismieli slips the punch.
Kaunismieli has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Branco.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli.
Branco ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Branco is having none of it.
Branco keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
It seemed like Branco was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Branco bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli ducks right into an uppercut from Branco.
Branco 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.
Branco looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Kaunismieli is looking to counter the offense by Branco and move into the clinch.
Branco misses with a kick to the body
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kaunismieli checks a leg kick.
Branco throws a body kick that misses.
Kaunismieli stalks Branco and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Branco's face. Branco staggers backwards, shaken.
Kaunismieli's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Kaunismieli duly obliges.
A big left from Kaunismieli misses.
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kaunismieli tries to land a leg kick but Branco saw it coming and moves away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kaunismieli misses with a right hand
and Branco cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kaunismieli jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Kaunismieli avoids the head kick by Branco.
Branco on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Kaunismieli. Kaunismieli obviously looking to wear him down.
Kaunismieli with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Branco misses with a right hand
letting Kaunismieli counter with a right hand.
Branco scores with a nice strike.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch.
Kaunismieli throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Branco scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Kaunismieli throws a left and a right that both miss
and Branco connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli throws a hook but Branco blocks it.
Branco takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kaunismieli.
Branco's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Kaunismieli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A counter left hand to the body from Kaunismieli misses its target.
Kaunismieli lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Branco throws out a loose jab but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Branco swings widly with a right hand
and Kaunismieli connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Branco ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
The crowd cheers as Branco lands an impressive looking overhand right. Kaunismieli doesn't seem phased though.
Kaunismieli avoids the body shot from Branco.
Kaunismieli throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Branco stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is winning the standup battle so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook.
Branco walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kaunismieli throws the left hand but Branco avoids the punch easily.
Kaunismieli connects with an inside leg kick.
Kaunismieli ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Branco moves away.
Kaunismieli throws a jab but it's blocked by Branco.
Branco let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Branco throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Branco tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Branco is looking to land body kicks.
Kaunismieli scores with a jab to the head.
Branco keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook
and Branco counters with a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli clobbers Branco with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Branco bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Branco avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
Branco looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kaunismieli ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kaunismieli. Branco does a little dance to reset his feet.
Branco thows a body kick. Kaunismieli tries to catch it but that hurt him.
A bone on bone clash there as Branco blocks the leg kick.
Branco takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli moves in looking to clinch but Branco pushes him off.
Branco walks into a stiff left hand from Kaunismieli.
Branco tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Branco loads up on a big right hand but Kaunismieli slips the punch.
Kaunismieli scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Kaunismieli doesn't manage to clinch there - Branco circles away.
Branco connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Branco pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Branco misses with a body kick.
Branco fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Branco scores with a jab to the jaw.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Branco looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
Branco looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kaunismieli throws out a loose jab but Branco uses good head movement to avoid it.
Branco lands with a kick to the temple. Kaunismieli shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Kaunismieli throws a right hand that misses
and Branco counters with an outside leg kick.
Kaunismieli tries to bum rush Branco with a series of wild strikes but Branco uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
The crowd cheers as Branco lands an impressive looking overhand right. Kaunismieli doesn't seem phased though.
Branco throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kaunismieli on the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A shot to the body from Branco misses
and Branco takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Branco lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Branco scores with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Branco's ribcage but misses.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
Branco throws out a counter right but Kaunismieli avoids it with no problem.
Kaunismieli connects with a looping right hand.
A solid leg kick lands there for Branco.

Kaunismieli has Branco up against the cage in a clinch.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand.
Branco lands a hook to the side of the head.

Branco gets control of Kaunismieli's arms and successfully pulls guard. Branco will no doubt be looking for submissions off his back.
Branco looking to hit a scissor sweep but Kaunismieli is one step ahead there.
Branco trying to control the position here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Branco can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Kaunismieli controls the pace.
Branco working a defensive guard here.
Branco can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Kaunismieli controls the pace.
Branco looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

Branco isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Kaunismieli stacks Branco on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Kaunismieli!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Branco is looking for a sweep.
Branco is trying to control Kaunismieli's posture but Kaunismieli avoids it.
Branco manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Branco trying to hold on to Kaunismieli's head to control him but Kaunismieli postures up.
Branco is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Kaunismieli looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Kaunismieli is trying to control. Branco wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Kaunismieli trying to control the pace.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Branco.
Kaunismieli dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A big left from Branco misses.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Branco motions for Kaunismieli to come forward. Branco throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kaunismieli uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Nice cross by Kaunismieli.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Kalervo Kaunismieli will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Mack Branco's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


A right-left combo lands from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Branco was well out of range. Poor timing from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a looping right.
Branco connects with a single shot there.
Branco displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kaunismieli throws out the jab.
Kaunismieli misses with a jab to the body
and Branco counters with a stiff right hand.
Branco keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Branco feints a counter leg kick.
Kaunismieli lands a nice leg kick that just misses Branco's sensitive parts.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Kaunismieli looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
A good leg kick by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli chopping away at his opponent's legs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli misses with a telegraphed body shot

and Branco counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Kaunismieli!

Branco working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Branco trying to control the action but Kaunismieli is working from the bottom.
Branco passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Kaunismieli!
Kaunismieli avoids a series of strikes thrown by Branco.
Mack Branco has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Branco moves into side control, trying to work for a kimura. That looks painful! Will he finish!!?? No, Kaunismieli has worked his arm free - good work by Kaunismieli!
Branco trying to control the position but Kaunismieli is working away.

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

Branco tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Branco swings around for an armbar but Kaunismieli sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Branco's guard.
Kaunismieli stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Branco swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Kaunismieli is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Branco is trying to control the position but Kaunismieli postures up.

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

Branco has his foot on Kaunismieli's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Kaunismieli works his way back into a safe position though.
Branco is trying to control the position but Kaunismieli postures up.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Branco being controlled here, momentarily.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Branco escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Kaunismieli gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Kaunismieli is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Mack Branco.
I think Kaunismieli has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 47:48
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 48:47
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 48:48

The fight is ruled a draw!

Kalervo Kaunismieli retains his title. It's always disappointing when a championship fight ends as a draw but that's what happens when you leave the fight in the judges hands!
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Event: Syn 558 - Hate By Design     
Date:   Dec 30, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 1 p4p, 1 weight class) and Saul Goodman (ranked 9 p4p, 2 weight class). The crowd seem to be enjoying Goodman's choice of entrance music: Baba O'riley. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

183 cm
37
192 lbs
38 - 11 - 1
188 cm
29
190 lbs
24 - 5 - 0
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World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Saul Goodman!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, Daniel Bishop and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Kaunismieli has closed the distance and engaged Goodman in a clinch.
Goodman tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Goodman stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Kaunismieli blocking some punches.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli - that landed with a thud.
Goodman tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Goodman misses with a punch on the inside.
I was talking to Kaunismieli's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Kaunismieli effectively controlling the action here.
Goodman blocking some punches.
Goodman misses with the head strike.
Kaunismieli stalling in the clinch but Goodman improves position.
Goodman tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Goodman back against the cage.
A short uppercut from Goodman.
A nice right hand lands inside from Kaunismieli.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli pushes Goodman back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Kaunismieli scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Goodman swings wildly with an uppercut but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a nice uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kaunismieli has a couple of punches blocked by Goodman.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Kaunismieli.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Goodman doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Goodman tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
Goodman has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Kaunismieli seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Goodman can turn it around.
Goodman is trying to force a seperation but Kaunismieli has the dominant position.
Kaunismieli is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
Goodman letting Kaunismieli take a breather here.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand that snaps the head of Goodman backwards.
Goodman being controlled against the cage.
Goodman tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Goodman lands a nice uppercut.
Goodman has a couple of punches blocked by Kaunismieli.
A head punch on the inside from Goodman fails to land.
Goodman gets through Kaunismieli's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Goodman or not.

Goodman escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A looping hook to the body misses from Goodman. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kaunismieli is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Goodman thuds his shin into the meat of Kaunismieli's side.
Goodman throws a leg kick
and Kaunismieli counters with a stiff right hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Kaunismieli on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Goodman. Goodman obviously looking to wear him down.
Goodman throws a body shot but no joy.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up but Goodman circles away and keeps his distance.
Goodman missing with a left hand there. Kaunismieli was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A head kick from Kaunismieli lands but Goodman takes it in his stride.
Kaunismieli checks a low kick from Goodman.
Goodman scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A punch lands to the side of Kaunismieli 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Kaunismieli loads up on a big right hand but Goodman slips the punch.
A slow jab from Kaunismieli misses its intended target.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab.
It looked like Kaunismieli wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Goodman throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Goodman cracks Kaunismieli with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Kaunismieli with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Goodman ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Goodman looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Goodman misses with a hook
and Kaunismieli counters with a good low kick that Goodman was not able to check.
A slow jab from Goodman misses its intended target.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot.
Goodman throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut.
Goodman throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kaunismieli on the side of the head.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
Goodman appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Kaunismieli takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Nice defenses there by Kaunismieli.
Goodman darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Goodman misses with a body kick.
Goodman blocks a low kick nicely.
Goodman misses with a body kick.
Saul Goodman seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli throws out a leg kick but Goodman moves out of range and Kaunismieli only half commits.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kaunismieli connects with a crisp jab.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Goodman's ribcage but misses.
Kaunismieli backing away here, and Goodman unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Goodman misses with a leg kick.
Kaunismieli just misses with a punch to the body.
Goodman looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
Kaunismieli misses with a looping right.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch but Goodman swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Kaunismieli works the jab nicely.
Kaunismieli smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Goodman throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kaunismieli swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Goodman misses with a looping right.
Kaunismieli thuds his right hand into Goodman's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Goodman throws a lazy body kick
and Goodman takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Goodman moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Goodman follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Kalervo Kaunismieli 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.


Kaunismieli takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Kaunismieli steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Goodman.
Goodman rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Kaunismieli moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Kaunismieli throwing a counter right hand but Goodman manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli checks a leg kick.
Goodman fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Kaunismieli on the side of the head.
Saul Goodman seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kaunismieli just misses with a punch to the body.
Goodman misses with a straight left.
A quick step to the side and Kaunismieli tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kaunismieli slips a straight right by Goodman.
Goodman ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Goodman catches Kaunismieli with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Good exchange - Kaunismieli coming out on top.
Goodman ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
Goodman flicks out a counter leg kick but Kaunismieli steps away.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight right.
Kaunismieli has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Goodman finds it's way round the side to connect with Kaunismieli's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice shot by Goodman.
Goodman scores with a kick to the body.
Goodman connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Goodman throws a body kick that misses.
Goodman takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Goodman misses with a straight right.
Kaunismieli tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kaunismieli fails with an attempt to clinch.
Kaunismieli lands with a right hand.
Goodman scores with a kick to the body.
Kaunismieli attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Nice jab there from Goodman.
Goodman uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut
and Goodman counters with a slapping leg kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kaunismieli doesn't manage to clinch there - Goodman circles away.
Goodman connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A chopping leg kick lands by Goodman.
Nice defenses there by Goodman.
Goodman's jab looks to have found its range, popping Kaunismieli under the eye.
Kaunismieli lands with a right hand.
Goodman throws a body kick, spinning off balance

and Kaunismieli counters by clinching up.
Kaunismieli lands a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli prevents a body shot from Goodman.
Goodman wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Kaunismieli has Goodman pressed against the cage, preventing Goodman from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Kaunismieli has a couple of punches blocked by Goodman.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
Goodman wants to get back to striking at distance but Kaunismieli won't allow it.
Kaunismieli lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Goodman is stalling here.

Goodman breaks the clinch.
Kaunismieli connects with a good right hand that stumbles Goodman. Goodman circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Goodman rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kaunismieli counters with a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Goodman throws a leg kick which misses Kaunismieli's front leg but catches the back leg as Kaunismieli tries to avoid it.
Goodman moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Goodman looks to land a left hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range nicely.
Kaunismieli moves into range and connects with a jab.
A swing and a miss from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook
and Kaunismieli takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Goodman ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kaunismieli lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Goodman lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Kaunismieli throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Kaunismieli connects with a good right hand that stumbles Goodman. Goodman circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Kaunismieli takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Kaunismieli fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Goodman, pushing him back against the cage.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Goodman.
Goodman digs a right hand underneath Kaunismieli's ribcage. Kaunismieli let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Goodman blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Goodman blocking some punches.
Goodman blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli working aggressively here.

Goodman breaks the clinch.
Goodman fakes the leg kick and cracks Kaunismieli in the body.
Goodman keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Goodman only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Goodman throws a push kick but Kaunismieli slaps the foot to one side.
Kaunismieli avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Goodman swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli looks to land a combination. Goodman sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Goodman misses with a body shot.
Goodman jabs Kaunismieli to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kaunismieli is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kaunismieli looks to land a left hand but Goodman moved out of range nicely.
Kaunismieli fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Goodman looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Goodman moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kaunismieli misses with a looping right.
Goodman looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Goodman scores with a nice body kick.
A solid body kick from Goodman.
Goodman circles away from the clinch attempt.
Goodman keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kaunismieli.
Goodman feints and then cracks Kaunismieli's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kaunismieli down.
Kaunismieli with a nice cross.
Kaunismieli tries a low kick but Goodman avoids it.
Goodman swats away the attempt to clinch by Kaunismieli.
A telegraphed right hand from Kaunismieli misses the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Goodman lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab.
A slow jab from Goodman misses its intended target.
Kaunismieli misses the shot to the body.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Goodman thuds a left hand into Kaunismieli's body.
Goodman throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Kaunismieli scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Goodman doesn't seem bothered though.
Kaunismieli pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Goodman looks to land a body kick but Kaunismieli moved away.
Kaunismieli has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Goodman.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight left.
Goodman looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kaunismieli loads up on a big right hand but Goodman slips the punch.
Kaunismieli stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Goodman.
Kaunismieli connects with a body shot.
A bone on bone clash there as Goodman blocks the leg kick.
Kaunismieli displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Goodman throws out the jab.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Goodman.
Goodman keeps the fight on the outside.
A left lands for Kaunismieli.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Goodman moves away.
A nice side step and Goodman releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Goodman digs a good hook to Kaunismieli's 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!
Goodman connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up but Goodman circles away and keeps his distance.
Goodman swats away the attempt to clinch by Kaunismieli.
Good work by Goodman as he checks the leg kick.
Goodman chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut. Goodman saw that one coming.
Kaunismieli throws a body kick that misses
and Goodman counters with a leg kick.
A decent looking cross lands there for Goodman.
Kaunismieli connects with a crisp jab.
Goodman misses with a low kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Goodman. That's going to slow Kaunismieli down.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Goodman lands a jab to the nose.
Goodman swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Goodman throws an overhand right that lands on Kaunismieli's shoulder, as Kaunismieli tries to avoid the shot.
Kaunismieli fails to land with a series of punches.
Goodman lands a jab to the nose.
Goodman misses with a looping left.
Kaunismieli is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Goodman misses with a body shot
letting Kaunismieli counter with a right hand.
Goodman lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kaunismieli's sensitive parts.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Goodman moves out of range.
Goodman lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kaunismieli's sensitive parts.
Goodman has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Goodman walks into a left hand.
Kaunismieli looks to land a combination but Goodman avoids it well.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli swings for the body but Goodman moves out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Goodman misses with a hook. Kaunismieli ducked under it nicely.
Kaunismieli shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
A shot to the body from Goodman misses
and Goodman takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick, looking for Goodman's leg but Goodman calmly moves out of range.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook. Goodman ducked under it nicely.
Kaunismieli throws the left hand but Goodman avoids the punch easily.
Kaunismieli avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Goodman lets loose with a powerful body kick. Kaunismieli will feel that in the morning.
Goodman throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
Goodman looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
Goodman throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A low kick from Goodman misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kaunismieli throws a shot from downtown. Goodman moves away and avoids it.
Kaunismieli loads up on a big right hand but Goodman slips the punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Goodman throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Goodman dips to his left and cracks Kaunismieli with an uppercut!
Kaunismieli avoids the body shot from Goodman.
Kaunismieli avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Goodman throws a lazy right hand but Kaunismieli sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kaunismieli doesn't manage to clinch there - Goodman circles away.
An inside leg kick lands from Goodman.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch there but Goodman circles away.
Goodman thows a left - swing and a miss!
A slow jab from Kaunismieli misses its intended target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Goodman sizes up Kaunismieli with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Jab, jab by Kaunismieli - just one landing.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Goodman is having none of it.
Goodman throws the kick towards the body but Kaunismieli avoids it.
Kaunismieli closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Kaunismieli loads up on a big right hand but Goodman slips the punch.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
A little jabbing left from Goodman on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Goodman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Goodman.
Goodman jabs at Kaunismieli's body.
Goodman lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

Kaunismieli rushes Goodman and presses him up against the cage.
Kaunismieli blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Kaunismieli fails to land.
Goodman tries a body shot but Kaunismieli blocks it.
A short right from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with some punches.
Goodman blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short left from Goodman.
A head punch on the inside from Goodman fails to land.
Goodman throws a head punch that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli blocks a body shot from Goodman.
Goodman is trying to break free.
Kaunismieli works on Goodman's body with a couple of short punches.
Goodman is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Kaunismieli working aggressively here.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Goodman blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Goodman has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Kaunismieli misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.

Goodman escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Goodman uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kaunismieli.
Goodman digs a good body shot into Kaunismieli's ribs.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Kaunismieli checks a leg kick.
Kaunismieli blocks a low kick nicely.
Kaunismieli slips a jab from Goodman.
A big right from Goodman misses.
Kaunismieli throws a looping overhand right but Goodman ducks down to avoid it.
Goodman stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Goodman gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Kaunismieli counters with a stiff right hand.
Some bone on bone action there as Kaunismieli checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Goodman gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Goodman misses with a looping left.
Kaunismieli throws a predictable looking body shot
and Goodman counters with a solid body kick.
A slow jab from Goodman misses its intended target.
Goodman throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A big right from Kaunismieli misses.
Kaunismieli throws a front kick aimed at Goodman's knee but Goodman avoids it well.
Goodman keeps the fight on the outside.
Goodman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kaunismieli.
Goodman throws a low kick but Kaunismieli avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Goodman fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Kaunismieli looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
An inside leg kick lands from Goodman.
A slapping leg kick lands for Goodman.
Kaunismieli misses with an attempted mid kick.
Goodman looks to land a left hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range nicely.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A big right from Kaunismieli misses.
Kaunismieli checks a low kick from Goodman.
Kaunismieli blocks a jab.
Goodman throws a front kick aimed at Kaunismieli's knee but Kaunismieli avoids it well.
Goodman loads up on a big right hand but Kaunismieli slips the punch.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Goodman throws an off balance right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Goodman moves out of range.
Goodman feints a counter leg kick.
Kaunismieli is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Goodman.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Saul Goodman dominated that fourth round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Kaunismieli doesn't manage to clinch there - Goodman circles away.
Goodman blocks a jab.
A low kick from Kaunismieli is predictable there
and Goodman counters with a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a leg kick
and Goodman counters with a stiff right hand.
Goodman connects with a solid leg kick.
Goodman misses with a left hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a nice leg kick.
That kick from Kaunismieli tenderised Goodman's leg. Goodman is trying to keep his angry face on.
Goodman misses the jab.
Goodman misses with an attempted mid kick.
Goodman avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Goodman moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli feints a jab promting Goodman to slip. Kaunismieli then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Goodman slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Goodman throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kaunismieli sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli tries to land a leg kick but Goodman saw it coming and moves away.
Goodman throws a poor cross that misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a lovely shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Goodman scores with a crisp jab that stopped Kaunismieli in his tracks.
Kaunismieli connects with a leg kick. Goodman looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Goodman lands a leg kick that knocks Kaunismieli off balance momentarily.
Goodman misses with a low kick as Kaunismieli jumps back.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut.
Goodman paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Kaunismieli throws an off balance right hand
and Goodman counters with a solid body kick.

Kaunismieli moves into the clinch successfully.
Kaunismieli will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.

Goodman manages to break the clinch.
Kaunismieli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook.
Goodman takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Goodman ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Goodman lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kaunismieli lands a body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut. Goodman saw that one coming.
Goodman appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Goodman throws an overhand right that lands on Kaunismieli's shoulder, as Kaunismieli tries to avoid the shot.
Goodman throws a body kick that misses
and Kaunismieli counters with an inside leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a lazy uppercut
and Goodman counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Goodman lands with an uppercut that bounces Kaunismieli off the cage and back into range.
Kaunismieli fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Goodman manages to avoid it.
Goodman let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Goodman thuds a left hand into Kaunismieli's body.
Goodman throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
Kaunismieli tries to land a leg kick but Goodman saw it coming and moves away.
An inside leg kick lands from Goodman.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice right hand.
An inside leg kick from Goodman misses.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Goodman misses with the body kick
and Kaunismieli counters with a low kick, right behind Goodman 's knee.
A swing and a miss from Goodman.
Goodman goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Goodman scores with a nice right hand.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch
and Goodman counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kaunismieli blocks a low kick nicely.
Kaunismieli just misses with a punch to the body.
Goodman is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.

Kaunismieli forces Goodman back against the cage and clinches.
Goodman misses with some punches.
Kaunismieli misses with a body punch.

Goodman breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Goodman throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kaunismieli sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight left.
A little jabbing left from Goodman on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Goodman throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli just misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the side of Goodman's head but Goodman sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Goodman looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kaunismieli throws the left hand but Goodman avoids the punch easily.
Goodman walks into a left hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Goodman lands with a hook. Kaunismieli tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Donk. Goodman catches Kaunismieli right on the button with a cross.
Goodman avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
Goodman bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Kaunismieli's head.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Goodman.
Kaunismieli wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
A jab from Kaunismieli does it's job there.
Kaunismieli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Goodman throws a body shot but no joy.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Goodman, right into the meat.
Goodman feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Kaunismielis jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 46:49
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 47:49
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Saul Goodman!

During a confident post fight interview, Saul Goodman thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: Syn 555 - Alpha     
Date:   Dec 09, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 3 p4p, 1 weight class) and Hector Romero (ranked 9 p4p, 3 weight class). Romero has chosen Havana as his entrance music. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

183 cm
37
192 lbs
37 - 11 - 1
183 cm
33
171 lbs
27 - 9 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
Aspire Clothing

Aspire Clothing
KAISER Nutrition - Q160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Hector Romero!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Chris Edwards and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Romero lands a slapping body shot.
Romero looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
Kaunismieli was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Romero lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Romero shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Kaunismieli but Kaunismieli pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Kaunismieli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kaunismieli moves away from the strike by Romero.
Romero throws a lazy right hand but Kaunismieli sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kaunismieli tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A nice inside leg kick there by Romero. That's going to slow Kaunismieli down.
Romero misses with a shot to the body
enabling Kaunismieli to counter with a crisp jab.
Romero scores with a hook.
Kaunismieli throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Romero fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.

Kaunismieli closes the distance and clinches.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Romero's elbow.
Kaunismieli lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A short left from Romero.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli stops a takedown attempt from Romero.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.
Romero lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Romero prevents a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Romero prevents a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.
Romero misses with a punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Romero controls his hands.
Romero takes a shot to the head.
A short left from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Romero misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kaunismieli presses Romero against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Romero's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kaunismieli lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Kaunismieli lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Romero blocks an uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands an uppercut.
Romero misses with a punch on the inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kaunismieli digs a right hand underneath Romero's ribcage. Romero let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Romero looks winded!
Kaunismieli wants to stall.
Romero tries to score a body lock takedown but Kaunismieli shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Hector Romero.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli digs a right hand into Romero's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Romero's gas tank.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch in the clinch.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kaunismieli lands with a left to the head.
A short left from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A right hook to the body lands for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Romeros head.
Kaunismieli lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Romero backwards.
A short left from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Romero is rocked!
Kaunismieli lands a nice shot to the body.
Romero is still on wobbly legs! Can Kaunismieli finish him?
Romero is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Kaunismieli to keep the fight standing.
Romero has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Kaunismieli seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Romero can turn it around.
Kaunismieli lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Kaunismieli creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Romero with a big uppercut! Romero tries to clinch up but Kaunismieli pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Romero to the mat! Romero covers up and Kaunismieli unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:50 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Kalervo Kaunismieli!
Kalervo Kaunismieli 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: Syn 550 - Devastation     
Date:   Oct 28, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 3 p4p, 1 weight class) and Kim Jong Guk (ranked 17 p4p, 4 weight class). Jong Guk comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Jiu Jitsu kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

183 cm
36
192 lbs
36 - 11 - 1
180 cm
29
178 lbs
20 - 6 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
Aspire Clothing

Urban Fighter
Aspire Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Kim Jong Guk!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Phil Schofield and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a big shot that misses.
Kaunismieli darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Kaunismieli slips a straight right by Jong Guk.
A slow jab from Kaunismieli misses its intended target.
Kaunismieli scores with a leg kick.
Kaunismieli just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick which misses Kaunismieli's front leg but catches the back leg as Kaunismieli tries to avoid it.
Jong Guk connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Kaunismieli scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Kaunismieli misses with a straight left.
Jong Guk scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kaunismieli doesn't seem bothered though.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A good leg kick by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jong Guk throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Kaunismieli wants to clinch up but Jong Guk keeps it at a distance.
Jong Guk tries a quick counter leg kick but Kaunismieli is wise to it.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the head.
Kaunismieli takes one to the side of the head.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kaunismieli. That did some damage!
Kaunismieli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Guk chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Jong Guk, right into the meat.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli blocks a low kick nicely.
Kaunismieli was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Kaunismieli lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Jong Guk pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kaunismieli stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kaunismieli throws a body shot but no joy.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Jong Guk manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Jong Guk throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Guk bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Jong Guk moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Jong Guk takes one to the chin there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jong Guk comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Jong Guk's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kaunismieli connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Jong Guk scrambles back to his feet.
Jong Guk misses the shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot lands for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Jong Guk's ribcage but misses.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kaunismieli fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.
Jong Guk scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kaunismieli doesn't seem bothered though.
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kaunismieli. That did some damage!
Jong Guk lands a jab.
Kaunismieli thuds his right hand into Jong Guk's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Kaunismieli.
Jong Guk uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
Good leg kick by Jong Guk there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Jong Guk takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Kaunismieli walks into a straight right hand from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk jabs Kaunismieli right on the nose. Kaunismieli blinks but takes it well.

Kaunismieli rushes Jong Guk and presses him up against the cage.
Jong Guk tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Jong Guk back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Kaunismieli fails to land.
A bit of stalling here from Kaunismieli.

Jong Guk breaks the clinch.
Kaunismieli rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Jong Guk counters with a leg kick.
Kaunismieli wants to land a leg kick but Jong Guk is out of range.
Good standup being displayed there by Jong Guk as he connects with a hook.
Jong Guk walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kaunismieli checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli fires out a quick counter leg kick but Jong Guk just manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli works Jong Guk's body with a nice hook.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot that sends Kaunismieli's belly button to the back.
Kaunismieli checks a low kick from Jong Guk.
Jong Guk chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk lands with a good body shot.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch there but Jong Guk circles away.
Jong Guk moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Guk dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kaunismieli. That did some damage!
Jong Guk misses with a hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk jabbing away but nothing is landing.
An attempted straight right counter from Kaunismieli misses the target.
A low kick from Jong Guk misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a nice uppercut.
Jong Guk keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli checks the leg kick nicely there.
It looked like Kaunismieli wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jong Guk tries to work over Kaunismieli's front leg with a kick but Kaunismieli checks it.
Jong Guk connects with a solid leg kick.
Jong Guk tries a low kick but Kaunismieli avoids it.
Kaunismieli waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli tries to score with a low kick but Jong Guk moves his leg out of the way.
Jong Guk misses with a looping right.

Kaunismieli has closed the distance and engaged Jong Guk in a clinch.

Jong Guk manages to break the clinch.
That kick from Kaunismieli tenderised Jong Guk's leg. Jong Guk is trying to keep his angry face on.
Jong Guk blocks a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk swings for the body but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli ducks right into an uppercut from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Guk 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.


Jong Guk misses with a body shot.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk motions for Kaunismieli to come forward. Jong Guk throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Kaunismieli is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Jong Guk throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kaunismieli on the side of the head.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Kaunismieli checks the leg kick nicely there.
Jong Guk lands a body shot.
A solid leg kick lands there for Jong Guk.
Jong Guk fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Guk digs a good body shot into Kaunismieli's ribs.
Jong Guk keeps the fight on the outside.
Jong Guk throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kaunismieli slips a jab from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kaunismieli defending well as Jong Guk loads up on a big left hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk misses with a low kick.
Kaunismieli is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli lands a nice leg kick that just misses Jong Guk's sensitive parts.
Kaunismieli scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Jong Guk doesn't seem bothered though.
Kaunismieli on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Guk. Jong Guk obviously looking to wear him down.
A telegraphed right hand from Jong Guk misses the target.
Kaunismieli avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kaunismieli feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Jong Guk just misses with a punch to the body.
Jong Guk throws a lazy uppercut
and Kaunismieli connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jong Guk thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kaunismieli wants to clinch.
Jong Guk avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli throws a jab but it's blocked by Jong Guk.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Jong Guk! But no joy.
Kaunismieli checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Kaunismieli throwing a counter right hand but Jong Guk manages to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Jong Guk.
Jong Guk walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kaunismieli checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A quick step to the side and Kaunismieli tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Guk keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kaunismieli looks to throw the jab but Jong Guk is out of range.
Jong Guk throws out a powerful jab.
Kim Jong Guk seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Jong Guk lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Kaunismieli circles away quickly and effectively.
Jong Guk cracks Kaunismieli with a good jab.
Kaunismieli is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick
enabling Kaunismieli to counter with a crisp jab.
Jong Guk connects with a body shot that sends Kaunismieli's belly button to the back.
Jong Guk walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Kaunismieli checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook.
Jong Guk tries to score with a low kick but Kaunismieli moves his leg out of the way.
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!
Jong Guk misses the jab.
Kaunismieli misses with a low kick.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Kaunismieli has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kaunismieli and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Jong Guk misses with a wild body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Guk fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Jong Guk scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Jong Guk fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Kaunismieli misses the shot to the body.
Kaunismieli swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Jong Guk counters with a stiff right hand.
Jong Guk scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Jab, jab by Kaunismieli - just one landing.
A swing and a miss from Jong Guk.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Kaunismieli checks a leg kick.
Jong Guk jabs at Kaunismieli's body.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch but Jong Guk swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Jong Guk throws a big shot that misses.
Jong Guk looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut.
Jong Guk wants to counter with a clinch but Kaunismieli pushes him away.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Jong Guk buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli works the jab nicely.
Jong Guk swings widly with a right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a left to the body.
Kaunismieli throws an overhand right that lands on Jong Guk's shoulder, as Jong Guk tries to avoid the shot.
A big left from Jong Guk misses.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick
enabling Kaunismieli to counter with a crisp jab.
Kaunismieli looks to score with a jab to the body but Jong Guk is just out of range.
Kaunismieli sets himself, and Jong Guk steps forward looking for the clinch! Kaunismieli avoids it this time.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Kaunismieli.
Jong Guk keeps the fight on the outside.
Kaunismieli buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kaunismieli looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Jong Guk is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Kaunismieli tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Guk tried to score with a low kick but Kaunismieli checks it.
Kaunismieli lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Kaunismieli doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kaunismieli throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kaunismieli lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Jong Guk thows a leg kick but Kaunismieli checks it
and Kaunismieli counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Jong Guk stuns Kaunismieli with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Jong Guk connects with a nice looking jab.
Jong Guk scores with a leg kick.
Jong Guk misses with a leg kick.
Jong Guk throws a leg kick that misses.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice head shot.
Jong Guk throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Guk will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.

Kaunismieli pushes Jong Guk up against the cage in a clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Jong Guk breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Jong Guk keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Jong Guk throws out a loose jab but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Jong Guk appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Jong Guk thuds a left hand into Kaunismieli's body.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Guk 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 Kaunismieli has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Kaunismieli and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Jong Guk. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Jong Guk slips under a jab from Kaunismieli.
Jong Guk throws a jab but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Jong Guk tries to land a leg kick but Kaunismieli saw it coming and moves away.
A right-left combo lands from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli is looking to slow Jong Guk down with leg kicks.
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch.
Jong Guk wants to counter with a clinch but Kaunismieli pushes him away.
Kaunismieli throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kaunismieli connects with a looping right hand.
Jong Guk misses with a kick to the body.
Kaunismieli is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli lands with a straight right. Jong Guk didn't see that one coming.
Jong Guk lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kaunismieli's sensitive parts.
Jong Guk ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A chopping leg kick lands by Jong Guk.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli blocks a jab.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Guk.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the strikes.
A little feinted left hand from Kaunismieli on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Nice defenses there by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kaunismieli takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kaunismieli staying out of range there.

Oooooh!!! Kaunismieli has knocked Jong Guk down with a huge combo! Kaunismieli steps away and waves a wobbly Jong Guk back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!

Jong Guk is rocked!

It looks like Kim Jong Guk has been cut.
Jong Guk throws a poor cross that misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a big left hand that crumples Jong Guk! He was out before he hit the floor! Brutal knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:45 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Kalervo Kaunismieli!
A relieved looking Kalervo Kaunismieli thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
Kim Jong Guk spoke after the fight, saying 'Well, moving to 155 I guess unless I get my rematch........For now. Props to the New Champ, it was a tough fight for both of us.'.
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Event: Syn 549 - Jailbreak     
Date:   Oct 20, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 4 p4p, 1 weight class) and Chris Coath (ranked 32 p4p, 7 weight class). Coath has chosen For Heavy Metal we will die! as his entrance music. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

183 cm
36
192 lbs
35 - 11 - 1
175 cm
34
189 lbs
28 - 10 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Chris Coath!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Kaunismieli moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Coath throws a left and a right that both miss
and Kaunismieli counters with a stiff right hand.

Kaunismieli closes the distance and clinches.

Coath has managed to pull guard. Let's see whether he can work an aggressive guard. It will also be interesting to see what tactics Kaunismieli uses from the top position.

Coath had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Kaunismieli defends it easily.

Coath is looking for a triangle but Kaunismieli pushes his legs off easily.
Kaunismieli trying to control but Coath is working from the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Coath wants to sweep here but Kaunismieli controlling him for the moment.
Coath is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.

Coath working for a triangle but Kaunismieli defends it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Coath throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Kaunismieli escapes and throws Coath's legs to the side, diving into side control!

Kaunismieli is trying to get an arm triangle but Coath is defending well.
Coath sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Kaunismieli seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Coath does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Coath trying to control here.
Coath is looking for a sweep. Kaunismieli is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
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.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Kaunismieli seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Coath does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

Coath looking for submissions off his back.

Coath with the active half guard here but Kaunismieli passes nicely into side control.
Coath is trying to improve his position.
Coath is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Kaunismieli's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Coath is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Kaunismieli trying to control the action but Coath is working from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coath regains full guard. Nicely done.
Kaunismieli scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Kaunismieli passes into half guard.

Coath is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Kaunismieli pulls his head out easily.
Kaunismieli wants to control but Coath is keeping him busy.
Kaunismieli is thwarting Coath's attempts to control the position.
Coath tries to get to full guard but Kaunismieli has control of the leg.
Kaunismieli works his way into full mount!
Coath tries to improve his position but instead Kaunismieli has taken his back!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli doesn't have the hooks in and Coath manages to turn into his guard.
Kaunismieli wants to improve his position but instead Coath has moved into half guard.
Kaunismieli trying to hold on to Coath's head to control him but Coath postures up.
Coath is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Coath slips a nice elbow through Kaunismieli's hands, connecting with Kaunismieli's forehead.

Coath is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Kaunismieli is trying to control but can't.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Kaunismieli wants to get back to full guard but Coath has passed into side control.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Coath scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Kaunismieli to see if he's OK.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Chris Coath will probably get the nod.
That's time! Kaunismieli's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Coath throws a right and a left that Kaunismieli avoids nicely.
Coath misses with a left hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Kaunismieli displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Coath throws out the jab.
Kaunismieli connects with a body shot that sends Coath's belly button to the back.
Coath throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch but Coath is avoiding it.
Coath waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Coath throws a chopping leg kick but Kaunismieli manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Kaunismieli missing with a left hand there. Coath was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Coath throws a leg kick that misses.
It looked like Kaunismieli wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Coath scores with a hook to the body. Kaunismieli takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Coath scores with a jab. Kaunismieli acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Coath pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Coath scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Coath tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kaunismieli was well out of range. Poor timing from Coath.
A jab lands there for Coath.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Coath attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Kaunismieli takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coath takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Kaunismieli throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kaunismieli. Coath does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kaunismieli ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Coath throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.

Kaunismieli closes the distance and clinches.
Coath blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kaunismieli working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Coath lands a body shot.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Coath throws a head punch that misses.
Coath tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Kaunismieli smiles and moves away.
Coath misses with a kick to the body
and Coath takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Coath misses with an uppercut
and Kaunismieli counters with a thumping low kick.
Coath is breathing heavily.

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!
Coath takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.
Kaunismieli connects with a right hand. Coath shakes it off.
Kaunismieli stalks Coath and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Coath's face. Coath staggers backwards, shaken.
Kaunismieli lands with a nice body punch.
Kaunismieli throws a lazy uppercut
and Coath counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Coath shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Coath misses with a low kick.
A punch combination from Kaunismieli misses.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is winning the standup battle so far.
Kaunismieli throws a right hand that misses
and Coath counters with a slapping leg kick.
Coath pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
Coath shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
A low kick from Coath misses

and Kaunismieli counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli scores with a hook to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Coath fails to land.
Coath prevents a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Coath misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Coath jumps guard and drags Kaunismieli to the mat. He's obviously going to be looking for submissions off his back.
Coath keeping moving, preventing Kaunismieli from controlling successfully.
Coath pulls Kaunismieli in close to prevent any damage.
Kaunismieli stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Coath swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Kaunismieli controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Coath working a defensive guard but Kaunismieli manages to pass into side control anyway.
Chris Coath has got the better of the ground game so far.

Kaunismieli is trying to get an arm triangle but Coath is defending well.
Kaunismieli trying to control the position but Coath is working away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Coath is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.

Kaunismieli looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Coath tries to improve position but can't.
Kaunismieli controlling the position.

Kaunismieli is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Coath is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kaunismieli keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Coath.
Coath throws a jab but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Coath looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Coath has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kaunismieli.
Coath changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Kaunismieli displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Coath throws out the jab.
Kaunismieli is looking to counter the offense by Coath and move into the clinch.
Coath scores with a decent looking hook.
Coath throws a leg kick that misses.
Kaunismieli appears to be looking for a big counter.
Kaunismieli throws out a loose jab but Coath uses good head movement to avoid it.
A decent looking cross lands there for Kaunismieli.
Coath throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Kaunismieli counters with a left and a right that stings Coath.

It looks like Chris Coath has been cut.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A swing and a miss from Coath.
Coath lands a jab to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Coath throws a quick inside leg kick.
Chris Coath seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kaunismieli doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Coath.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jab by Coath.
Coath throws a quick inside leg kick.
Coath takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.
Kaunismieli swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
The fighters circling - Kaunismieli throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the leg kick from Coath.
Kaunismieli is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
A solid leg kick lands there for Coath.
Coath ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Coath takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Coath misses with a looping right.
Kaunismieli slips a straight right by Coath.
Coath avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Coath jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Kaunismieli throws a head kick but Coath moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Coath looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kaunismieli wants to clinch.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut. Coath saw that one coming.
Kaunismieli jabs at Coath's body.
An inside leg kick from Kaunismieli misses.
Coath missing with a left hand there. Kaunismieli was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight left.
Coath fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kaunismieli is out of range.
An inside leg kick lands from Coath.
Good work by Kaunismieli as he checks the leg kick.
Coath looks to land a left hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range nicely.
Coath looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Coath bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Coath looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A looping hook to the body misses from Coath. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Kaunismieli misses.
Kaunismieli takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Kaunismieli avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Coath throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
As Coath backs away, Kaunismieli returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Coath tries a head kick but it misses.
Coath finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Kaunismieli avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kaunismieli blocks a jab.
It looked like Kaunismieli wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice head shot.

Kaunismieli pushes Coath up against the cage in a clinch.
Kaunismieli gets through Coath's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli blocks a body shot from Coath.
Kaunismieli works on Coath's body with a couple of short punches.
Coath takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Good body shot from Kaunismieli.
Coath jumps guard but Kaunismieli stands there with Coath around his waist. Coath gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Coath tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with an uppercut but Coath uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Kaunismieli lands a shot to the body.
Kaunismieli lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Coath lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Kaunismieli fails to land.
The referee calls for Kaunismieli to work.
Coath has a couple of punches blocked by Kaunismieli.
Coath swings wildly with an uppercut but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kaunismieli lands an uppercut.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kaunismieli creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Coath tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand.
Kaunismieli misses with a short punch on the inside.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kaunismieli creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Coath misses with a punch to the body.
A short body shot lands from Coath as the two fighters clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Kalervo Kaunismieli did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Chris Coath's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Kaunismieli takes a swing at Coath's ribcage but misses.
Kaunismieli avoids a kick to the body.
Coath keeps Kaunismieli at a distance using the push kick.
Coath jabs Kaunismieli to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Kaunismieli.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Kaunismieli!
Jab, jab by Kaunismieli - just one landing.
Coath bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Coath scores with a jab to the body.
Coath lands a leg kick that knocks Kaunismieli off balance momentarily.
Kaunismieli finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Coath cracks Kaunismieli with a good jab.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Kaunismieli drives through and clinches with Coath against the cage.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Coath controls his hands.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
Kaunismieli lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

Coath ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Coath no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli trying to control but Coath is working from the bottom.

Coath has his foot on Kaunismieli's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Kaunismieli works his way back into a safe position though.
Coath keeping full guard, as Kaunismieli tries to pass.
Kaunismieli has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.

Kaunismieli drops back looking for a submission - "I'm sorry sir, but I'm gunna break your leg" says Kaunismieli as he cranks on the unfortunate limb! Coath screams and taps out before any major damage is done! Don't mess with Kaunismieli! Nice submission victory there!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:38 of round 4, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kneebar). Kalervo Kaunismieli!
Kalervo Kaunismieli retains his middleweight title!
Our winner, Kalervo Kaunismieli, 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: Syn 547 - Sanatarium     
Date:   Oct 06, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 7 p4p, 1 weight class) and Edward Stoker (ranked 10 p4p, 3 weight class). Stoker has chosen Let There Be Rock by AC/DC as his entrance music. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

183 cm
36
192 lbs
34 - 11 - 1
199 cm
32
196 lbs
27 - 12 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
Aspire Clothing

King of Clothes
KAISER Nutrition - Q160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Edward Stoker!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kaunismieli takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Kaunismieli takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Kaunismieli wants to clinch up but Stoker keeps it at a distance.
Kaunismieli scores with a hook to the body. Stoker takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Stoker throws a leg kick
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Stoker misses with a body shot
and Kaunismieli counters with a big head kick but Stoker shrugs it off.
Kaunismieli changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Stoker stuns Kaunismieli with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Stoker throws a right hand that misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli checks the leg kick.
Stoker stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Stoker throws a right and a left that both miss.
Kaunismieli ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
We've been informed that Stoker has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
Kaunismieli displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Nice defenses there by Stoker.
Stoker lands a glancing blow to the side of Kaunismieli's head.
Stoker swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli wants to clinch but Stoker slips to the side
and Stoker counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot.
It seemed like Stoker was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
That kick from Stoker tenderised Kaunismieli's leg. Kaunismieli is trying to keep his angry face on.
Stoker tried to score with a low kick but Kaunismieli checks it.
Kaunismieli connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch but Stoker swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Stoker circles away from the clinch attempt.
Kaunismieli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Kaunismieli pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A little feinted left hand from Kaunismieli on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Stoker just misses with a punch to the body.
Stoker feints and then cracks Kaunismieli's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kaunismieli down.
Kaunismieli just misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch.
A bone on bone clash there as Stoker blocks the leg kick.
Stoker scoring well with a low kick there.
Kaunismieli throws a solid leg kick but Stoker takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Stoker.
Stoker connects with a jab.
Stoker is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Stoker tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kaunismieli was well out of range. Poor timing from Stoker.
A little feinted left hand from Kaunismieli on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stoker keeps Kaunismieli at a distance using the push kick.
Some bone on bone action there as Stoker checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Kaunismieli misses with a low kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli cracks Stoker with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Stoker throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Stoker checks a low kick from Kaunismieli.
Stoker swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Kaunismieli is looking to chop away at Stoker's legs.
Stoker takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Kaunismieli lands an overhand right.
Kaunismieli takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Stoker has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Stoker feints and then cracks Kaunismieli's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Kaunismieli down.
Kaunismieli shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Stoker lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.

Kaunismieli drives through and clinches with Stoker against the cage.
Stoker's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Kaunismieli digs a right hand underneath Stoker's ribcage. Stoker let out a lung full of air as it connected.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli lands an uppercut.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Stoker.
Stoker blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kaunismieli tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Stoker lands with a short shot to the head.
Kaunismieli lands a nice uppercut.
Stoker scores with a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand that snaps the head of Stoker backwards.
Kaunismieli lands with a right to the head.
Stoker pushes Kaunismieli back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Stoker throws a head punch that misses.
Stoker blocks a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Stoker misses with the head strike.
Stoker has a couple of punches blocked by Kaunismieli.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Stoker.
Kaunismieli misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Stoker controls the action.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli working aggressively here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stoker lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Stoker makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand.
Stoker tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Stoker working aggressively here.
Stoker blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Stoker tries a body shot but Kaunismieli blocks it.
Stoker works on Kaunismieli's body with a couple of short punches.
Kaunismieli working aggressively here.
Kaunismieli lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Kaunismieli gets through Stoker's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Stoker tries a body shot but Kaunismieli blocks it.
Stoker digs a right hand into Kaunismieli's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Kaunismieli's gas tank.
Stoker throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kaunismielis head.
Kaunismieli has a couple of punches blocked by Stoker.
Kaunismieli misses with some punches.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a nice shot to the body.
Stoker tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short uppercut from Stoker.
Kaunismieli working aggressively here.
Stoker doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Stoker looks for the body kick but Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Stoker's ribcage but misses.
Kaunismieli is looking to wear down Stoker with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kaunismieli takes a jab right on the kisser.
Stoker just misses with a punch to the body.
A clash of legs there as Stoker blocks the low kick.
Donk. Kaunismieli catches Stoker right on the button with a cross.
Stoker is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Stoker. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Stoker with a jab.
Kaunismieli takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Stoker avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
Stoker works Kaunismieli's body with a nice hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stoker misses with a body shot
and Stoker takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Stoker ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Stoker moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Stoker swings for the body but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
A cross from Stoker lands.
Stoker just misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli feinted there with a counter leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stoker misses with a hook.
Stoker connects with a body shot.
Kaunismieli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Stoker connects with a single shot there.
Stoker gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Stoker lands a jab to the nose.

Kaunismieli has Stoker up against the cage in a clinch.
Kaunismieli blocks an uppercut.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Stoker's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Stoker misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short left from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Stoker blocking some punches.
Kaunismieli throws a head punch that misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Stoker misses with some punches.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Kaunismieli.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stoker takes a shot to the head.
Stoker blocks an uppercut.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has scored more points in the clinch so far.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Stoker.
A left hand lands to the body for Kaunismieli.
Stoker is breathing heavily.
Stoker lands with a right to the head.
Stoker's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A left hand lands to the body for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands an uppercut.
A short body shot lands from Kaunismieli as the two fighters clinch.
A right hook to the body lands for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli cracks Stoker with a nice body shot.
Kaunismieli lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Kaunismieli throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Stokers head.
Kaunismieli softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Kaunismieli lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch.
Kaunismieli lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Stoker backwards.
Kaunismieli tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.
Kaunismieli is leaning against Stoker and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A right hand to the body from Kaunismieli.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A hook to the body from Kaunismieli.
A nice right hand lands inside from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch in the clinch.
Stoker tries a body shot but Kaunismieli blocks it.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Kaunismieli lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Stoker tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Stoker's elbow.
Kaunismieli tries to stall but Stoker uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Kaunismieli misses with a short punch on the inside.
Nice body punch from Stoker - that landed with a thud.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
A short left from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand that snaps the head of Stoker backwards.

Stoker is rocked!
Kaunismieli lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Stoker is still on wobbly legs! Can Kaunismieli finish him?
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Stoker.
Kaunismieli creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Stoker with a big uppercut! Stoker tries to clinch up but Kaunismieli pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Stoker to the mat! Stoker covers up and Kaunismieli unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Kalervo Kaunismieli!
Our winner, Kalervo Kaunismieli, 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.
The defeated Edward Stoker had this to say: 'I may have lost that fight. But at least I'm not being managed by that douchebag Michael Knight (52061) anymore.'.
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Event: Syn 545 - Oubliette     
Date:   Sep 23, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 9 p4p, 1 weight class) and Chris Coath (ranked 29 p4p, 5 weight class). Coath has chosen For Heavy Metal we will die! as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

183 cm
36
192 lbs
33 - 11 - 1
175 cm
34
189 lbs
27 - 9 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Chris Coath!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, Phil Schofield and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Coath walks into a jab.
Coath throws a shot from downtown. Kaunismieli moves away and avoids it.
Kaunismieli lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up.

Coath tries to keep at a distance but Kaunismieli has taken the fight into the clinch.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Coath controls his hands.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
Kaunismieli lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Coath fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Coath misses with a punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.
Coath misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short uppercut from Kaunismieli.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.
Coath lands a body shot.
Coath misses with a hook to the ribs.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A head punch on the inside from Coath fails to land.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with an uppercut but Coath uses good head movement to avoid it.
Coath lands a right hand that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Coath throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Coath misses with the head strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli prevents a body shot from Coath.
Kaunismieli stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Coath has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Kaunismieli seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Coath can turn it around.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch on the inside.
A hook to the body from Coath.
Kaunismieli misses with a body punch.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Coath controls the action.
Coath blocks an uppercut.
Coath misses with the head strike.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
Coath has a couple of punches blocked by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Coath misses with a punch to the body.
Coath lands a left hand that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Coath's elbow.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch.
Kaunismieli misses with some punches.
Coath lands a body punch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Coath.
Coath lands a shoulder strike.
Kaunismieli blocking some punches.
I was talking to Kaunismieli's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Coath as Kaunismieli tries to tie him up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Kaunismieli lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Coath's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Coath throws a head punch that misses.
Coath misses with the head strike.
Coath misses with the head strike.
Kaunismieli blocks an uppercut.
Coath throws a head punch that misses.
Kaunismieli has a couple of punches blocked by Coath.
Coath throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
A short right from Kaunismieli on the inside.
Coath misses with a hook from the clinch.
Coath gets through Kaunismieli's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Coath lands a left hand that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Coath tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kaunismieli blocking some punches.
Kaunismieli blocking some punches.
Kaunismieli misses with a body punch.
Coath throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kaunismielis head.
Kaunismieli lands with a short punch from the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coath lands a body shot in the clinch.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand.
Good body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a body punch.
Coath lands a hook that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Kaunismieli working aggressively here.
Coath goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Coath throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Coath tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Coath.
Coath blocking some punches.
Kaunismieli has a couple of punches blocked by Coath.
Kaunismieli pushes Coath back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Kaunismieli lands with a short shot to the head.
Kaunismieli fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Coath struggles to land a body shot inside as Kaunismieli controls his hands.
Kaunismieli lands a body shot.
Coath lands a left hand that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Coath gets through Kaunismieli's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Coath goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Coath controls his hands.
Coath has a couple of punches blocked by Kaunismieli.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli misses with some punches.
Coath can't find room to land a body shot as Kaunismieli controls the action.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Kaunismieli trying to stall but Coath improves his position.
Kaunismieli working aggressively here.
Kaunismieli blocks an uppercut.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Coath's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Coath tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Coath working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Coath avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Coath avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Coath tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A short body shot lands from Coath as the two fighters clinch.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli wants to stall.
Kaunismieli takes a shot to the head.
A hook to the body from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a body shot.
Kaunismieli cracks Coath with a nice body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kaunismieli blocks a body shot from Coath.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Coath moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Coath lands a really nice looking cross but Kaunismieli seems unphased.
Coath dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kaunismieli. That did some damage!
A big right from Coath misses.
Coath misses with an uppercut. Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Coath swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli throwing a counter right hand but Coath manages to avoid it.
A big right from Kaunismieli misses.
Kaunismieli loads up on a big right hand but Coath slips the punch.
Kaunismieli shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Coath circles away from the clinch attempt.
Coath looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A clash of legs there as Kaunismieli blocks the low kick.
Kaunismieli staying out of range there.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook. Coath ducked under it nicely.
Kaunismieli tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Coath was well out of range. Poor timing from Kaunismieli.
Coath avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coath works the jab nicely.
Kaunismieli takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Jab from Kaunismieli.
Coath takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Coath darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Kaunismieli drops his hands momentarily and Coath takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Coath missing with a left hand there. Kaunismieli was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kaunismieli uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Coath has time to react.
Kaunismieli moves out of range as Coath strikes.
Kaunismieli fires out a quick counter leg kick but Coath just manages to avoid it.
A slapping leg kick lands for Coath.
Kaunismieli tries to land a leg kick but Coath saw it coming and moves away.
Kaunismieli looks to score with a jab to the body but Coath is just out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Coath misses the shot to the body.
Coath throws a leg kick but Kaunismieli moved away.
Coath misses with a hook.
Kaunismieli is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Chris Coath seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kaunismieli buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Coath missing with a left hand there. Kaunismieli was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli avoids the body shot from Coath.
A nice leg kick lands there from Coath.
Coath throws a lazy right hand but Kaunismieli sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

Kaunismieli moves into the clinch successfully.
Coath blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with an uppercut but Coath uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kaunismieli lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Coath tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Coath back against the cage.
Coath has a couple of punches blocked by Kaunismieli.
Coath lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Coath's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch on the inside from Coath fails to land.
Coath tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli lands with a left to the head.
Coath lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Coath misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kaunismieli digs a right hand underneath Coath's ribcage. Coath let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Coath lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Coath's elbow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A left hand lands to the body for Coath.
Good body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands an uppercut.
Coath blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Still in the clinch, Coath scores with a nice short uppercut.

Kaunismieli breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kaunismieli smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Kaunismieli's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Coath connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Kaunismieli scrambles back to his feet.
Kaunismieli misses with a left hand
and Coath counters with an inside leg kick.
Coath throws a leg kick that misses.
Coath scores with a shot to the body.

Coath pushes Kaunismieli up against the cage in a clinch.
Coath misses with a shot to the kidneys.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch on the inside.
Coath lands a body shot.
Kaunismieli misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli scores with a shoulder strike.
Coath tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Kaunismieli smiles and moves away.
Nice shot lands for Coath.
Coath misses with a hook to the body
and Kaunismieli cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kaunismieli will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Coath ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Chris Coath seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Coath attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Coath swings widly with a right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a stiff right hand.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Coath.
Coath misses with a looping right.
Coath takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Kaunismieli bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Coath's head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kaunismieli connects with a right hand. Coath shakes it off.
Decent striking displayed by Coath there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Chris Coath 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.


Coath wants to clinch up but Kaunismieli keeps it at a distance.
Coath throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kaunismieli lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Kaunismieli takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Kaunismieli doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Kaunismieli lands with an uppercut that bounces Coath off the cage and back into range.
Kaunismieli throws a left and a right that both miss
and Coath counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Coath jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Coath throws a nice outside leg kick.
Kaunismieli moves out of range as Coath strikes.
Kaunismieli uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Coath.
Kaunismieli tries to counter by clinching up but Coath breaks away and moves out of range.
Kaunismieli blocks a jab.
An attempted straight right counter from Kaunismieli misses the target.
Kaunismieli is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Coath throws a shot from downtown. Kaunismieli moves away and avoids it.
Kaunismieli looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kaunismieli throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Coath sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Coath scoring well with a low kick there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coath connects with a body shot that sends Kaunismieli's belly button to the back.
Kaunismieli uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Coath.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
Coath throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kaunismieli sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Coath.
Coath misses with a wild body shot.
Coath dips to his left and cracks Kaunismieli with an uppercut!

Kaunismieli closes the distance and pushes Coath back into the cage.
Coath swings wildly with an uppercut but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short body shot lands from Kaunismieli as the two fighters clinch.
Kaunismieli gets through Coath's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli lands with a light punch inside.
Coath has a couple of punches blocked by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Coath fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Coath can't find room to land a body shot as Kaunismieli controls the action.
Kaunismieli lands a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Coath misses with the head strike.
Kaunismieli working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Kaunismieli makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Coath takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Kaunismieli blocks an uppercut.
Kaunismieli blocks a body shot from Coath.
Kaunismieli scores with a shot to the side of Coath's head.
Kaunismieli blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Coath throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kaunismielis head.
A short right from Kaunismieli on the inside.

Coath is rocked!
Kaunismieli softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Coath is still on wobbly legs! Can Kaunismieli finish him?
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Coath creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli is trying to stall.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Coath swings wildly with an uppercut but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Coath seems to have recovered his senses.
Coath misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Coath controls his hands.
Coath struggles to land a body shot inside as Kaunismieli controls his hands.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Kaunismieli takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Kaunismieli is working Coath over against the cage.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch.
Kaunismieli scores with a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Coath's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Coath letting Kaunismieli take a breather here.
Kaunismieli blocks a body shot from Coath.
Coath prevents a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Coath tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Coath back against the cage.
Kaunismieli is leaning against Coath and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Coath blocks a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli gets through Coath's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A short right from Coath on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Coath's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kaunismieli scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Coath controls the action.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Coath controls his hands.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
A nice right hand lands inside from Coath.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kaunismieli prevents a body shot from Coath.
Kaunismieli misses with a short punch on the inside.
Coath jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Kaunismieli walks away with a smile on his face. Coath gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Coath misses with a hook
and Kaunismieli counters with a stiff right hand.
Kaunismieli misses with a two punch combination.
Coath throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Coath throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Kaunismieli stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Coath is looking to clinch.
Coath looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Coath misses with a hook.
Coath throws an overhand right that lands on Kaunismieli's shoulder, as Kaunismieli tries to avoid the shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Kalervo Kaunismieli did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch but Coath swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Kaunismieli connects with a body shot.
Coath throws a jab when Kaunismieli was well out of range.
Coath walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Kaunismieli looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Coath tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
It looked like Kaunismieli was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kaunismieli.
Coath dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Coath staying out of range there.
Kaunismieli keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Coath.
Kaunismieli misses with a few strikes there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Coath takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Coath lands the left hand.
Coath throws a leg kick but Kaunismieli sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kaunismieli swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Coath misses with a straight right.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli dips to his left and cracks Coath with an uppercut!
Coath defending well as Kaunismieli loads up on a big left hand.
Kaunismieli throws a lazy right hand but Coath sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Sloppy strikes from Kaunismieli. Those never looked like landing.
Coath connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kaunismieli takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
A left lands for Coath.
Coath misses with a right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kaunismieli uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Coath checks the leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a right and a left that Coath avoids nicely.
Jab from Kaunismieli.
Coath moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kaunismieli misses with a left hand
and Coath counters with a straight right hand.
Coath ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Coath swings for the body but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Coath throws out the jab.
Coath keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the strikes.
As Coath tries to get set, Kaunismieli tries to push him back and clinch up but Coath manages to avoid the attempt.
Kaunismieli with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Coath to score with a decent uppercut.
Kaunismieli is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Coath misses with a low kick.
Coath throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Kaunismieli to counter with a crisp jab.
Kaunismieli fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

Coath has closed the distance and engaged Kaunismieli in a clinch.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli blocks a body shot from Coath.
Kaunismieli lands with a left to the head.
Coath throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Coath takes a shot to the head.
Kaunismieli lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Coath avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Coath lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.
Coath swings wildly with an uppercut but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Coath blocks an uppercut.
Coath blocking some punches.
Coath misses with some punches.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.
Still in the clinch, Kaunismieli scores with a nice short uppercut.
Kaunismieli blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Coath makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Coath throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Coath tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kaunismieli has a couple of punches blocked by Coath.
Coath misses with a hook from the clinch.
Coath lands a right hand that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Kaunismieli blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Coath can't find room to land a body shot as Kaunismieli controls the action.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Coath lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Coath lands with a left to the head.
Coath goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Coath blocks a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands with a short shot to the head.
Coath lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Kaunismieli has a couple of punches blocked by Coath.
Coath lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Kaunismieli misses with a short punch on the inside.
Coath lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Coath swings wildly with an uppercut but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Coath misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Coath lands a hook that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Coath.
Coath misses with a hook from the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Kalervo Kaunismieli will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Kaunismieli clobbers Coath with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Coath tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Kaunismieli closes the distance looking to clinch
and Coath counters with a nice uppercut.
Coath fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli looks to land a left hand but Coath moved out of range nicely.
Coath finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Coath tests Kaunismieli's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kaunismieli throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Coath lands a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A punch lands to the side of Kaunismieli 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Kaunismieli has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kaunismieli there as he acknowledges the shot.
Kaunismieli walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Coath slips under a jab from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kaunismieli looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coath waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kaunismieli.
Coath clobbers Kaunismieli with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Coath connects with an inside leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Coath.
Coath catches Kaunismieli with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Coath misses with a right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a body kick.
A jab from Kaunismieli misses.
Coath avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Coath on the wrong end of a nice jab.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kaunismieli.
Coath throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
It looked like Kaunismieli wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Coath is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Coath looks to land a left hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range nicely.
Kaunismieli throws a body shot but no joy.
Coath throws a jab when Kaunismieli was well out of range.
Chris Coath has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli checks a low kick from Coath.
Kaunismieli just misses with a punch 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!
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kaunismieli punishes Coath's body with a nice straight punch.
Coath connects with a body shot that sends Kaunismieli's belly button to the back.
Coath avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
Coath tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kaunismieli lands a nice hook to Coath's body. Coath takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Coath misses with a looping right.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice head shot.
Coath lands a jab to Kaunismieli's midsection.
Coath fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Kaunismieli blocks a jab.
Coath fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.

Coath closes the distance and clinches.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Kaunismieli.
Coath blocking some punches.
Coath scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Kaunismieli presses Coath against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Coath is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Kaunismieli working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Coath tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Coath avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Kaunismieli tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Coath lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Coath working aggressively here.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
Coath lands with a short shot to the head.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Coath avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Coath lands a right hand that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Kaunismieli lands with a right to the head.
Coath fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Coath has a couple of punches blocked by Kaunismieli.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Coath swings away with an uppercut that misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A nice left hand lands by Coath.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Coath creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Coath throws a head punch that misses.
Coath lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli is leaning against Coath and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Coath tries to pull guard but Kaunismieli holds him up against the cage and eventually Coath drops back down to his feet.
Coath swings away with an uppercut that misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.
Coath lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Coath is trying to pull guard but Kaunismieli has him pressed against the cage.
Kaunismieli scores with a shoulder strike.
Kaunismieli blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli blocking some punches.
Kaunismieli working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Coath's elbow.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge William Gold scores the fight 49:46
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 47:49
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 49:48

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Kalervo Kaunismieli!

Kalervo Kaunismieli retains his middleweight title!
A relieved looking Kalervo Kaunismieli 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: Syn 543 - Empower     
Date:   Sep 08, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 10 p4p, 2 weight class) and Anakoni Kai (ranked 200 p4p, 32 weight class). Kai has chosen Firestarter as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

183 cm
36
192 lbs
32 - 11 - 1
190 cm
34
186 lbs
29 - 14 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

KAISER Nutrition - Q160
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 32 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Anakoni Kai!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Jack Bonds and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kai scores with a spinning back kick!
Kaunismieli lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kai throws a head kick but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kai tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kaunismieli lands a nice shot to the body.
Kaunismieli throws out a loose jab but Kai uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kai throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Kai takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Kaunismieli lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Kaunismieli throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Kai moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kaunismieli throws a push kick but Kai slaps the foot to one side.
Kai is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Kaunismieli with a body shot.
Kai gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Kaunismieli fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kai manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli checks a low kick from Kai.
Kai throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kai moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Kaunismieli ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kai moves away.
Kai replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Kaunismieli blocks it well.
Kaunismieli throws a sloppy body shot
and Kai counters with a good low kick that Kaunismieli was not able to check.
Kai looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
Kaunismieli seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Kaunismieli fails with an attempt to clinch.
Kaunismieli lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
An inside leg kick lands from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a hook but Kai avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli scores with a shot to the body.
Kaunismieli misses the shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kai keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kaunismieli misses with a body punch
and Kai connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kai 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.
Kaunismieli walks forward, straight into a front kick from Kai.
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!
Kai throws a right hand that misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight right hand.
Kaunismieli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A clash of legs there as Kai blocks the low kick.
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch.
Kaunismieli steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kai.
Kaunismieli shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
A cross from Kaunismieli lands.
Kai throws a sloppy head kick
and Kaunismieli makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a head kick but Kai moves out of range.
Kaunismieli is looking to wear down Kai with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Kai throws a body shot but no joy.
A little feinted left hand from Kaunismieli on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kai throws a nice looking combination but Kaunismieli bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Kaunismieli throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kaunismieli digs a good hook to Kai's body.
Kaunismieli uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Kai has time to react.
Kaunismieli throws a nice outside leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kaunismieli checks the leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a leg kick
and Kai counters with a head kick. That will keep Kaunismieli thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
Nice defenses there by Kai.
Kaunismieli takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
It looked like Kaunismieli wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Kaunismieli keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the body
and Kaunismieli takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli tests Kai's chin there with a solid looking shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kaunismieli connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Kai throws a nice head kick!
Kaunismieli throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Kaunismieli moves in looking to clinch but Kai pushes him off.
It seemed like Kai was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Kaunismieli throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Kaunismieli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kai just misses with a punch to the body.
Kai uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kaunismieli.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Kaunismieli.
Kai takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kai is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a shot from downtown. Kai moves away and avoids it.
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kai steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a lovely overhand right.
Kaunismieli cracks a nice hook into Kai's ribs.
Kai displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kaunismieli throws out the jab.
Kai slips under a jab.
It seemed like Kai was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Kai misses with a hook
and Kaunismieli counters with a nice uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Kai.
Kai throws a hook but Kaunismieli avoids it easily.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Kai might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Kaunismieli has got the better of the exchanges.
Kai waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli cracks Kai with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli throws a poor cross that misses
and Kai counters with a three punch combo that has Kaunismieli backing up. Kaunismieli nods at Kai to acknowledge the strikes.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kai.
Kai has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands an overhand right.
Kaunismieli keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

Kaunismieli fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Kai, pushing him back against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kai.
A right hand to the body from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli leaning his opponent against the cage.
Kaunismieli slows down the pace here.
Kaunismieli has a couple of punches blocked by Kai.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli pressing his opponent against the cage.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch on the inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kai misses with some punches.
Kaunismieli blocks a body shot from Kai.
Kaunismieli tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A nice right hand lands inside from Kai.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Kai controls his hands.
Kai tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Kai back against the cage.
Kaunismieli misses with some punches.
Kaunismieli blocks an uppercut.
A left hand lands to the body for Kaunismieli.
A short right from Kaunismieli on the inside.
Kaunismieli tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kai lands with a light punch inside.
Kaunismieli tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch on the inside from Kaunismieli fails to land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli tries a body shot but Kai blocks it.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand.
A left hand lands to the body for Kaunismieli.
Kai is breathing heavily.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch.
Kaunismieli throws a head punch that misses.
Kaunismieli lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
Kai misses with a punch on the inside.
Kai blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli tries a body shot but Kai blocks it.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Kai can do to turn this around?
Kaunismieli lands with a right to the head.
Kaunismieli lands a shot to the body.
A short uppercut from Kaunismieli.
Kai takes a shot to the head.
Kaunismieli lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kaunismieli prevents Kai from breaking the clinch.
Kai doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.
Kai prevents a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kai.
Kai is trying to break the clinch but Kaunismieli has him pressed against the cage.
Kaunismieli misses with some punches.
Kai throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kaunismielis head.
Kaunismieli lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Kaunismieli will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Kai up against the cage.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Kai controls the action.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli lands a shot to the body.
A short left from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Kai controls the action.
Kaunismieli blocks a body shot from Kai.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kai's elbow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kaunismieli fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Kaunismieli connects with a body shot that sends Kai's belly button to the back.
Kaunismieli throws a leg kick which misses Kai's front leg but catches the back leg as Kai tries to avoid it.
Kai takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Kaunismieli moves in looking to clinch but Kai pushes him off.
Kaunismieli throws a nice outside leg kick.
Kaunismieli fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kai manages to avoid it.
And Kai responds with a good body kick, but Kaunismieli manages to step out the way in time.
Kai throws a body shot but no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kai misses with a wild body shot.
Kai looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Kai slips under a jab from Kaunismieli.
It seemed like Kai was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Kaunismieli fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kai throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch but Kai is avoiding it.

Kaunismieli gets a clinch.
Kaunismieli is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.

Kai breaks the clinch.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Kaunismieli, right into the meat.
Kai scores with a push kick.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Kai paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Kai misses with a left hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a nice uppercut.
Kai chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kaunismieli can pounce on him.
Kaunismieli cracks Kai with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Kaunismieli moves into the clinch.
Good body shot from Kaunismieli.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kaunismieli is working Kai over against the cage.
Kai takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Kai controls his hands.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kai blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Kai's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A right handed body shot lands from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli prevents a body shot from Kai.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kai's elbow.
Kaunismieli throws a punch but it's blocked by Kai.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli leaning his opponent against the cage.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand.
Kaunismieli lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A short uppercut from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli blocks an uppercut.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kai's elbow.
Kaunismieli misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Kaunismieli throws a head punch that misses.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand.
Kai tries a body shot but Kaunismieli blocks it.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Kai controls his hands.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Kaunismieli working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A short uppercut from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kaunismieli stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
A head punch on the inside from Kai fails to land.
Kaunismieli lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kai backwards.

Kai is rocked!
Kaunismieli stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Kai is still on wobbly legs! Can Kaunismieli finish him?
Kaunismieli lands an uppercut in the clinch that drops Kai to his knees! Kaunismieli keeps firing more shots against his stricken opponent and the referee jumps in to save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:34 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Kalervo Kaunismieli!
Kalervo Kaunismieli retains his middleweight title!
After winning the bout, Kalervo Kaunismieli thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
Anakoni Kai was interviewed post fight and said 'Good Bye cruel world. I am complete garbage and Louie is going to shoot me out behind the wood shed!!'.
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Event: Syn 540 - Vociferous     
Date:   Aug 18, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Wilder Wein and Kalervo Kaunismieli. Wein comes to the cage accompanied by Wilder Wein. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Kalervo Kaunismieli enters the cage!

187 cm
33
187 lbs
34 - 8 - 4
183 cm
36
192 lbs
31 - 11 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 8 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Wilder Wein!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A head kick misses from Wein.
A looping hook to the body misses from Wein. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kaunismieli! But no joy.
Kaunismieli has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Wein is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Danga de danga de dang - Kaunismieli scores with a four punch combination!

It looks like Wilder Wein has been cut.
Wein throws a hook to the side of Kaunismieli's head but Kaunismieli sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A little jabbing left from Kaunismieli on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A jab from Kaunismieli finds it's way through Wein's defenses.
Wein looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Wein throws a shot from downtown. Kaunismieli moves away and avoids it.
Wein lands a nice shot that snaps Kaunismieli's head back.
Wein throws a hook but Kaunismieli blocks it.
Wein turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli missing with a left hand there. Wein was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Wein feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Wein fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
A decent looking cross lands there for Kaunismieli.
Decent striking displayed by Kaunismieli there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Wein fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Kaunismieli has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Wein missing with a left hand there. Kaunismieli was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kaunismieli stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Wein.
Kaunismieli connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Wein's hands.
Wein throws out a loose jab but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wein throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kaunismieli steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Wein.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot.
Kaunismieli fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Wein manages to avoid it.
Wein cracks Kaunismieli with an open hand slap.
Wein avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Wein throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!
Wein ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A left lands for Wein.
Kaunismieli avoids the body shot from Wein.
Kaunismieli lands with an overhand left.
Wein lands a jab.

Kaunismieli moves into the clinch successfully.
Kaunismieli throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Weins head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Wein misses with some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Wein controls the action.
Kaunismieli throws a punch but it's blocked by Wein.
Wein blocking some punches.
Wein wants to break the clinch but can't.
Kaunismieli working aggressively here.
Kaunismieli swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Kaunismieli fails to land.

Wein breaks from the clinch.
Wein slips a jab from Kaunismieli.
Wein misses with a double jab.
Kaunismieli lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Wein circles away quickly and effectively.
Wein avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Wein looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
Wein swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A shot to the liver by Wein. Beautiful body shot.
Wein thows a leg kick but Kaunismieli checks it
and Wein takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Wein misses with a leg kick.
A head kick misses from Wein.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wein tries to move into range but Kaunismieli moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Wein explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Wein fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Wein throws the left hand but Kaunismieli avoids the punch easily.
Wein bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Wein throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Wein fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Kaunismieli looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Wein wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Kaunismieli wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Kaunismieli moves in looking to clinch but Wein pushes him off.
Wein uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
Wein scoring well with a low kick there.
Wein throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli thuds his right hand into Wein's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
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!
Wein takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Kaunismieli tries to score with a low kick but Wein moves his leg out of the way.
Wein cracks a nice hook into Kaunismieli's ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli lands a head shot.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut
and Wein finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Kaunismieli tries to bum rush Wein with a series of wild strikes but Wein uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Wein on the wrong end of a nice hook.
A decent looking cross lands there for Wein.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Wein moves out of range.
Kaunismieli might want to mix his strikes up a bit more. He's just going for head shots at the moment and that can become a bit predictable.
Wein is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a jab to the nose.
Kaunismieli with a jab.
Kaunismieli misses with a series of wild punches.
Kaunismieli swings and misses with a hook to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Wein lands a nice looking kick to the body. Kaunismieli takes a step back to recover.
Wein lands a leg kick that knocks Kaunismieli off balance momentarily.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Wein throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Wein cracks Kaunismieli with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Wein looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Wein with a nice cross.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Wein moves out of range.
Wein thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nice defenses there by Wein.
Wein moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli throws a body punch but Wein moves out of range.
Kaunismieli is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Wein.
An attempted straight right counter from Wein misses the target.

Kaunismieli pushes Wein up against the cage in a clinch.
Kaunismieli lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kaunismieli lands a nice uppercut.
Wein tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Wein is trying to break the clinch but Kaunismieli has him pressed against the cage.
Kaunismieli stalls.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.

Kaunismieli closes the distance and clinches.
Wein misses with a hook from the clinch.
Kaunismieli has Wein pressed against the cage, preventing Wein from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli working aggressively here.
A right hook to the body lands for Kaunismieli.

Wein breaks the clinch.
Kaunismieli displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Wein throws out the jab.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Wein slips a jab from Kaunismieli.
Wein throws a hook but Kaunismieli avoids it easily.
Wein keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

Kaunismieli drives through and clinches with Wein against the cage.
Kaunismieli lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Wein throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Kaunismieli.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Wein tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli lands with a short shot to the head.
Kaunismieli scores with a shoulder strike.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Kaunismieli misses with a body punch.

Wein escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Good work by Kaunismieli as he checks the leg kick.
Wein takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Kaunismieli tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Wein was well out of range. Poor timing from Kaunismieli.
Wein throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!
Wein misses with a body shot.
Wein attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Wein keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Wein digs a good hook to Kaunismieli's body.
Kaunismieli connects with a right hand. Wein shakes it off.
Kaunismieli throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Wein counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Kaunismieli thinking.
Wein swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A nice leg kick lands there from Wein.
Kaunismieli thuds his right hand into Wein's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Wein moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Wein is looking to score with low kicks.
Kaunismieli throws an overhand right that lands on Wein's shoulder, as Wein tries to avoid the shot.
Kaunismieli scores with a spinning back kick!
Kaunismieli keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Kaunismieli moves out of range as Wein throws a body kick.
Wein keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kaunismieli moves away from the strike by Wein.
Kaunismieli is looking to chop away at Wein's legs.
Wein chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kaunismieli can pounce on him.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick, looking for Wein's leg but Wein calmly moves out of range.
Wein connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Wein shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Wein misses with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Wein looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Kaunismieli misses with a body kick.
Kaunismieli has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Wein.
Wein keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Wein swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Kaunismieli takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Wein with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kaunismieli fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Wein.
Kaunismieli throws a looping overhand right but Wein ducks down to avoid it.
Wein thinks about countering with a head kick.
Kaunismieli digs a good body shot into Wein's ribs.
Wein takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Wein jabs at Kaunismieli's body.
Wein throws a leg kick
and Kaunismieli cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
An inside leg kick from Wein misses.
Wein misses with an uppercut. Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Kaunismieli swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Wein throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Kalervo Kaunismieli will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Wilder Wein's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Kaunismieli slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick but Wein moves out of range easily.
Wein goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Wein throws an overhand right that lands on Kaunismieli's shoulder, as Kaunismieli tries to avoid the shot.
Kaunismieli moves out of range as Wein strikes.
Kaunismieli throws a body shot but no joy.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot
and Wein counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Wein misses with a body shot.
Wein swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Wein throws a jab when Kaunismieli was well out of range.
Wein lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A slow jab from Wein misses its intended target.
Wein bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Wein half committed to a counter leg kick.
Kaunismieli listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Wein moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wein ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a quick inside leg kick.
Wein looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Wein thumps Kaunismieli with a low kick.
Wein misses with a wild body shot.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Wein.
Wein misses with an attempted mid kick.
Wein darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Wein defending well as Kaunismieli loads up on a big left hand.
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!
Wein appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Kaunismieli's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Wein tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kaunismieli was well out of range. Poor timing from Wein.
Kaunismieli tries to counter with a clinch but Wein shakes him off and moves away.
Wein throws an off balance right hand

and Kaunismieli holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Kaunismieli pushes Wein back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Kaunismieli working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Wein tries to circle away but Kaunismieli has him pinned against the cage.
Nice body punch from Wein.
Kaunismieli throws a punch but it's blocked by Wein.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Wein's elbow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Wein's elbow.
Kaunismieli misses with a body punch.
Wein lands a body punch in the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Wein has a couple of punches blocked by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Wein's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Wein tries a body shot but Kaunismieli blocks it.
A short right from Wein.
Kaunismieli gets through Wein's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A short left from Kaunismieli.
Wein lands a right hand that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Kaunismieli is working Wein over against the cage.

Wein breaks from the clinch.
Both fighters circling a little - Kaunismieli finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Wein lands a nice shot to the body.
Wein moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Wein throws a body shot but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wein looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
Kaunismieli takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Nice straight punches there by Kaunismieli. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Kaunismieli.
Wein avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kaunismieli throws a jab when Wein was well out of range.
Wilder Wein is winning the standup battle so far.
Wein throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the body
and Wein counters with a nice body shot.
Kaunismieli misses with a low kick.
Wein is looking to counter with a body kick.
Kaunismieli throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Wein sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Wein shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Wein takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.
Wein uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
Wein jabs at Kaunismieli's body.
Wein cracks the inside of Kaunismieli's front leg.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands a jab to the nose.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Wein ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Wein tests Kaunismieli's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Wein fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Wein throws a shot from downtown. Kaunismieli moves away and avoids it.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Wein!
Kaunismieli throws the left hand but Wein avoids the punch easily.
Wein throws a body shot but no joy.
Kaunismieli has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Wein.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
Wein throws a hook but Kaunismieli avoids it easily.
Wein keeps the fight on the outside.
Wein is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Wein slips a straight right by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Wein misses with a body shot.
Kaunismieli throws a nice looking combination but Wein bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the side of Wein's head but Wein sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Wein lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Wein lands a lovely overhand right.
Wein takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
A jab from Kaunismieli does it's job there.
Wein slips under a jab from Kaunismieli.
Wein is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Wein throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
Wein scores with a nice strike.
Wein lunges at Kaunismieli with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Kaunismieli's hand.
Wein misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kaunismieli.
Wein throws a leg kick which misses Kaunismieli's front leg but catches the back leg as Kaunismieli tries to avoid it.
Wein looks for the body kick but Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Wein needs to keep his hands up - Kaunismieli had a free shot at his head there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Wein looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Wein.
Kaunismieli throws a body shot but no joy.
Wein moves out of range as Kaunismieli strikes.
Wein turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Wein misses with a low kick.
Wein fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Kaunismieli on the side of the head.
Nice jab there from Wein.
Kaunismieli works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Kaunismieli dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Wein. That did some damage!
Wein checks a leg kick nicely.
Wein misses with a hook
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight right hand.
Kaunismieli connects with a body shot that sends Wein's belly button to the back.
Wein misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kaunismieli.
Wein throws a big shot that misses.

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!
Wein fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Wein slips under a jab.
Kaunismieli throws a hook but Wein avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli scores with the left hand. Wein knows he should have avoided that one.
A lazy left from Kaunismieli finds it's target.
Kaunismieli tries to land a leg kick but Wein saw it coming and moves away.
Wein fires out a quick counter leg kick but Kaunismieli just manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli connects with a looping right hand.
Wein connects with a crisp jab.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Wein is having none of it.
Wein goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kaunismieli moves into range and connects with a jab.
Wein scores with a crisp jab that stopped Kaunismieli in his tracks.
Kaunismieli blocks a low kick nicely.
Wein turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a big shot that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Good leg kick by Kaunismieli there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Wein throws the kick towards the body but Kaunismieli avoids it.
Kaunismieli lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Wein misses with the body kick
and Kaunismieli makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Kaunismieli is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Wein.
Wein throws an overhand right that lands on Kaunismieli's shoulder, as Kaunismieli tries to avoid the shot.
Wein misses with a hook. Kaunismieli ducked under it nicely.
Kaunismieli works the jab nicely.
Wein keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Kaunismieli fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Wein on the side of the head.
Kaunismieli avoids the body shot from Wein.
Kaunismieli lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Wein at a distance.
Wein takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Wein checks the leg kick nicely there.
Wein ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli throws a hook but Wein blocks it.
Wein with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch there but Wein circles away.
Wein is looking to counter punch.
Wein ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kaunismieli moves away.
Kaunismieli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kaunismieli. Wein does a little dance to reset his feet.
Wein was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Wein lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Wein throws a half hearted mid kick.
Decent striking displayed by Wein there.
Kaunismieli tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Wein was well out of range. Poor timing from Kaunismieli.
Wein misses with a low kick.
Wein lands with a cross.
A low kick from Wein is predictable there
and Kaunismieli counters with a lovely shot to the body.
A jab from Kaunismieli misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Kalervo Kaunismieli will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Wilder Wein's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


Kaunismieli throws an overhand right that lands on Wein's shoulder, as Wein tries to avoid the shot.
Kaunismieli connects with a jab.
Wein checks a low kick from Kaunismieli.
Wein lands a nice looking body shot.
Wein ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a leg kick but Wein moved away.
Kaunismieli uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Wein.
A punch lands to the side of Kaunismieli 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Kaunismieli fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Wein has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Kaunismieli lunges at Wein with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Wein's hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wein throws a body kick that misses.
Wein throws a jab when Kaunismieli was well out of range.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook
and Wein counters with an inside leg kick.
Wein throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Kaunismieli with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli slips a jab from Wein.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch up but Wein swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Kaunismieli throws a good cross that connects.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Wein.
Wein lands the left hand.
Kaunismieli throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
It looked like Wein wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Wein scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Wein keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kaunismieli pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Kaunismieli will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Wein is looking to counter punch.
Wein dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kaunismieli. That did some damage!
Kaunismieli with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Kaunismieli.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Wein.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Wein moves out of range.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot.
Wein comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Wein throws a body kick that misses.
Kaunismieli throws out a counter right but Wein avoids it with no problem.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut. Wein saw that one coming.
Wein slips under a jab from Kaunismieli.

Kaunismieli moves into the clinch.
Kaunismieli lands an uppercut.
A nice right hand lands inside from Kaunismieli.

Wein escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Wein throws a poor cross that misses
and Kaunismieli makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Wein swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kaunismieli ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Wein throws a poor cross that misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a right hand to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Kaunismieli instigates a clinch.
Wein blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short right from Wein.
Wein misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli blocking some punches.
Wein softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Kaunismieli tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Wein doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kaunismieli blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kaunismieli.
A short right from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Wein lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Wein controls his hands.
Kaunismieli prevents a body shot from Wein.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A nice right hand lands inside from Wein.
Kaunismieli tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kaunismieli takes a shot to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Wein controls the action.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Wein lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Wein tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.
A head punch on the inside from Kaunismieli fails to land.
Kaunismieli throws a punch but it's blocked by Wein.
Wein digs a right hand into Kaunismieli's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Kaunismieli's gas tank.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Wein avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Wein's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Wein breaks from the clinch.
A swing and a miss from Wein.
Kaunismieli doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Kalervo Kaunismieli!

Kalervo Kaunismieli is the new middleweight champion!
Kalervo Kaunismieli thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: Syn 537 - Anathema     
Date:   Jul 28, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Chris Coath and Kalervo Kaunismieli. Coath comes into the arena with For Heavy Metal we will die! blaring out of the sound system. Kalervo Kaunismieli has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

175 cm
33
189 lbs
25 - 8 - 0
183 cm
35
192 lbs
30 - 11 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Chris Coath!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Timothy Bukovac and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli blocks a low kick nicely.
Kaunismieli lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Coath takes a jab right on the kisser.
Chris Coath seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kaunismieli throws a leg kick that is checked
and Coath counters with a nice leg kick.
Coath dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kaunismieli. That did some damage!
Kaunismieli throws a shot from downtown. Coath moves away and avoids it.
Coath throws a nice head kick!

Coath fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Kaunismieli, pushing him back against the cage.
Coath misses with a short punch on the inside.
Coath swings away with an uppercut that misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Coath.
Coath lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Kaunismieli blocks a body shot from Coath.
Coath misses with a hook to the ribs.
Coath tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
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!
Coath lands with a light punch inside.
Coath misses with some punches.
Coath misses with a punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli lands with a short shot to the head.
Coath blocks an uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Coath.
Kaunismieli blocks an uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Coath or not.
Kaunismieli is working Coath over against the cage.
Coath is breathing heavily.
Kaunismieli fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Kaunismieli blocking some punches.
Coath lands a shot to the body.
Coath prevents a body shot from Kaunismieli.
A head punch on the inside from Kaunismieli fails to land.
A nice left hand lands by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Coath controls his hands.
Kaunismieli lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands an uppercut.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Coath controls the action.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Coath.
Coath lands on the inside with an uppercut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kaunismieli.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Kaunismieli misses with some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Coath misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Coath seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Kaunismieli can turn it around.
Kaunismieli presses Coath against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Coath throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kaunismieli scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Kaunismieli pushes Coath back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Kaunismieli blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Coath digs a right hand underneath Kaunismieli's ribcage. Kaunismieli let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Kaunismieli swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Coath tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Coath scores with a nice hook to the head.
Coath lands a right hand.
Kaunismieli blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Coath misses with a body punch.
Kaunismieli taking a breather.
Kaunismieli is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kaunismieli pushes Coath back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
A head punch on the inside from Coath fails to land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Coath misses with a short punch on the inside.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.
Coath throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kaunismielis head.
Kaunismieli lands a shoulder strike.
Coath tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Coath pushes Kaunismieli back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Coath throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Coath throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Coath blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kaunismieli working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Coath misses with a hook from the clinch.
Coath tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
Coath tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Coath back against the cage.
Kaunismieli blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Coath tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Coath's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kaunismieli's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Coath misses with the head strike.
Coath working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Kaunismieli lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Coath controls his hands.
Coath lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Coath misses with a punch on the inside.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Coath.
A short uppercut from Coath.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Coath controls the action.
A short uppercut from Coath.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Coath creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice hook to the head.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.
Kaunismieli looking to stall.
Coath tries a body shot but Kaunismieli blocks it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A nice left hand lands by Kaunismieli.
Coath blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Coath fails to land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Coath throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Coath throws a leg kick which misses Kaunismieli's front leg but catches the back leg as Kaunismieli tries to avoid it.
Kaunismieli dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Coath. That did some damage!
Coath misses with an uppercut. Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Coath has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Coath's corner calls for a 1-2. Coath obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the strikes.
Kaunismieli ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Coath moves away.
Coath throws a quick counter kick to the body but Kaunismieli avoids it.
Coath fails with an attempt to clinch.
A little jabbing left from Kaunismieli on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kaunismieli is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Kaunismieli lands a really nice looking cross but Coath seems unphased.

Coath clinches.
A head punch on the inside from Kaunismieli fails to land.
Coath tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Coath back against the cage.
Coath swings wildly with an uppercut but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Coath lands an uppercut.
Coath doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Coath blocks a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli digs a right hand into Coath's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Coath's gas tank.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Coath.
Kaunismieli lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Coath.
Coath misses with some punches.
Kaunismieli blocks an uppercut.
Kaunismieli throws a punch but it's blocked by Coath.
Coath fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand.

Kaunismieli breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Coath's jab looks to have found its range, popping Kaunismieli under the eye.
Coath throws a right and a left that both miss.
Coath waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kaunismieli.
A head kick misses from Coath.
Coath misses with a looping left.
Coath 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.
Kaunismieli connects with a crisp jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Coath jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Kaunismieli lands a really nice looking cross but Coath seems unphased.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Coath ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Coath lands a jab to the nose.
Kaunismieli's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Kaunismieli duly obliges.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Coath, as that shot connected.
Kaunismieli looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Coath lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kaunismieli pivots, looking for a leg kick but Coath is out of range and Kaunismieli settles back down.
Coath is looking to land body kicks.
Kaunismieli steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Coath.
The crowd cheers as Kaunismieli lands an impressive looking overhand right. Coath doesn't seem phased though.
Coath swings for the body but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Coath takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Coath throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli circles away from the clinch attempt
and Kaunismieli counters with a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli keeps Coath at a distance using the push kick.
Coath ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Coath keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kaunismieli misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

Kaunismieli pushes Coath up against the cage in a clinch.
Coath scores with a nice hook to the head.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Coath misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kaunismieli lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Kaunismieli swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand.
Coath misses with the head strike.
Coath lands a shoulder strike.
Coath works on Kaunismieli's body with a couple of short punches.
Coath misses with a hook to the ribs.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Coath lands a left hand that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Kaunismieli blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A hook to the body from Kaunismieli.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli - that landed with a thud.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli lands with a left to the head.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch in the clinch.
Kaunismieli working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A right hook to the body lands for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Kaunismieli has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Kaunismieli presses Coath against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Coath's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Kaunismieli lands a shot to the body.
A short uppercut from Kaunismieli.
A nice left hand lands by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Coath blocks a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Coath misses with a hook to the ribs.
Coath misses with some punches.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Coath's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A right hand to the body from Kaunismieli.
Coath misses with a shot to the kidneys.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Coath.
Still in the clinch, Kaunismieli scores with a nice short uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kalervo Kaunismieli 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. And we move into the final round!


Coath swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Kaunismieli swats away the attempt to clinch by Coath.
Coath moves forwards but Kaunismieli connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Coath takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Coath takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Coath.
Coath throws a sloppy head kick and Kaunismieli moves out of range easily.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab from Coath.
Kaunismieli feints a counter leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Coath is looking to clinch.
Kaunismieli tries to counter with a clinch but Coath shakes him off and moves away.
Kaunismieli thuds a left hand into Coath's body.
Kaunismieli looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Kaunismieli swings away with a body shot that misses
and Coath counters with a good low kick that Kaunismieli was not able to check.
Coath swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot.
Coath moves into range and connects with a jab.

Kaunismieli has Coath up against the cage in a clinch.
Kaunismieli tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Coath misses with the head strike.
Kaunismieli throws a punch but it's blocked by Coath.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Coath.
Coath tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Coath back against the cage.
Coath misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kaunismieli blocks a body shot from Coath.
Kaunismieli throws a head punch that misses.
Kaunismieli lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli throws a punch but it's blocked by Coath.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Coath throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Coath.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli is trying to maintain a safe position but Coath gets an underhook and turns Kaunismieli into the cage.
Kaunismieli lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Coath or not.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Coath.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Coath controls his hands.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch.
Coath misses with a short punch on the inside.
Coath misses with the head strike.
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.
A left hand lands to the body for Kaunismieli.
Coath scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A short right from Kaunismieli.
Coath throws a head punch that misses.
Kaunismieli misses with a body punch.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice hook to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Kaunismieli fails to land.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
A left hand lands to the body for Kaunismieli.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Coath throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a nice uppercut.
Good body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli cracks Coath with a nice body shot.
Kaunismieli works on Coath's body with a couple of short punches.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kaunismieli creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Coath misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kaunismieli fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Coath misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Coath working aggressively here.
Kaunismieli has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.
A short uppercut from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Coath's elbow.
Coath throws a head punch that misses.
Kaunismieli lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli misses with some punches.
Kaunismieli tries a body shot but Coath blocks it.
Coath tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli blocking some punches.
Coath working aggressively here.
Kaunismieli lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Coath blocks a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand that snaps the head of Coath backwards.
Kaunismieli tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.

Kaunismieli breaks the clinch.
Coath looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.

Kaunismieli darts in and clinches Coath up against the cage.
Kaunismieli blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kaunismieli is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Kaunismieli lands a shot to the body.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kalervo Kaunismieli comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Kaunismieli 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 28:30
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 27:30
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kalervo Kaunismieli!

Kalervo Kaunismieli 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: Syn 532 - Euphoria     
Date:   Jun 30, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli and Friedrich Von Kuschelbär. The crowd seem to be enjoying Von Kuschelbär's choice of entrance music: Erasure - Always. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

183 cm
35
192 lbs
29 - 11 - 1
183 cm
30
193 lbs
30 - 13 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 13 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Friedrich Von Kuschelbär!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli scores with a body shot.
Kaunismieli has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Heart Cave (8 elites, 4 double-elites, 1 triple) in the buildup to the fight.
Kaunismieli fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Von Kuschelbär avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Von Kuschelbär is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Von Kuschelbär moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Von Kuschelbär displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kaunismieli throws out the jab.
Kaunismieli throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Kaunismieli scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Von Kuschelbär on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Kaunismieli throws a body punch but Von Kuschelbär moves out of range.
A low kick from Kaunismieli is predictable there

and Von Kuschelbär counters with a single leg into guard. Kaunismieli didn't expect that.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Kaunismieli is pulling down on Von Kuschelbär's head to control his posture.
Von Kuschelbär trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Kaunismieli lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Kaunismieli pushes down on Von Kuschelbär's leg and manages to get into half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli is trying to control the action in half guard but Von Kuschelbär is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

Kaunismieli is working for a submission of some sort.
Von Kuschelbär makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Von Kuschelbär.
Kaunismieli wants to pass the guard but Von Kuschelbär is keeping the position.
Kaunismieli is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

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.
Kaunismieli looking to pass the guard.
Von Kuschelbär is pulling down on Kaunismieli's head. It's preventing any offense from Kaunismieli, at least for the moment.
Von Kuschelbär trying to strike off his back.
Kaunismieli 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.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär looking for a sweep. Not yet Von Kuschelbär, not yet.
Kaunismieli trying to control but Von Kuschelbär is working from the bottom.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Von Kuschelbär just misses with a punch to the body.

Von Kuschelbär manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Kaunismieli on his heels. He'll look to pass Kaunismieli's guard now, I'm sure.
Kaunismieli working a defensive guard here.
Von Kuschelbär cracks Kaunismieli with a solid left hand.
Kaunismieli working a defensive guard here.

Von Kuschelbär avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli wants to control but Von Kuschelbär passes easily into half guard.
Kaunismieli wants to improve his position but Von Kuschelbär is controlling well.
Von Kuschelbär working over Kaunismieli with some ground and pound. Kaunismieli looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Nice strikes from Von Kuschelbär there.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Kaunismieli wants to control but Von Kuschelbär is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Von Kuschelbär working the head and body with strikes.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Von Kuschelbär wants to take a breather but Kaunismieli is having none of it.
Kaunismieli wants to improve his position but Von Kuschelbär is controlling well.
Von Kuschelbär lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Friedrich Von Kuschelbär will probably get the nod.
That's time! Kaunismieli's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Von Kuschelbär takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Von Kuschelbär fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild combination.
Von Kuschelbär throws a jab but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Von Kuschelbär moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
And Von Kuschelbär tries to counter it with a takedown but Kaunismieli pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Kaunismieli tries to score with a low kick but Von Kuschelbär moves his leg out of the way.
Kaunismieli is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Von Kuschelbär takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Von Kuschelbär on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Von Kuschelbär shoots and misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Von Kuschelbär pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a hook. Kaunismieli ducked under it nicely.
Kaunismieli throws a body punch but Von Kuschelbär moves out of range.
Kaunismieli scores with a crisp jab that stopped Von Kuschelbär in his tracks.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Von Kuschelbär.
Von Kuschelbär avoids a punch combination nicely.
Von Kuschelbär with the counter takedown but Kaunismieli avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli throws a lazy right hand but Von Kuschelbär sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A good leg kick by Von Kuschelbär.
Von Kuschelbär moves out of range as Kaunismieli strikes.
Kaunismieli lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Von Kuschelbär's head backwards.
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch but Von Kuschelbär is avoiding it.
Von Kuschelbär looks for a takedown but Kaunismieli sprawls well.
Kaunismieli is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Von Kuschelbär.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli works Von Kuschelbär's body with a nice hook.
The fighters circling - Kaunismieli throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kaunismieli swinging wildly here.
Von Kuschelbär drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Kaunismieli defends it well.
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!
Kaunismieli swings for the body but Von Kuschelbär moves out of range.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a body kick.
Von Kuschelbär tried to score with a low kick but Kaunismieli checks it.
Kaunismieli scores with a jab to the jaw.

Von Kuschelbär gets a takedown into half guard.
Kaunismieli is trying to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär throwing shots but Kaunismieli is blocking nicely.
Kaunismieli manages to get to full guard.
Von Kuschelbär trying to control the position from guard on top but Kaunismieli is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Kaunismieli is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Von Kuschelbär is aware though and is defending well.
Von Kuschelbär throws a strike but Kaunismieli rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Kaunismieli pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Von Kuschelbär is keeping the position for now.
Von Kuschelbär looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär throwing some rather feeble looking strikes off his back.
Kaunismieli preventing the sweep.
Kaunismieli trying to control but Von Kuschelbär is working from the bottom.
Kaunismieli tries to free his leg and advance position but Von Kuschelbär is retaining full guard.
Kaunismieli throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Von Kuschelbär looking to sweep using the butterfly guard but Kaunismieli puts pay to that idea as he passes nicely into half guard.
Von Kuschelbär misses with some strikes from the bottom.
Kaunismieli wants to pass the guard but Von Kuschelbär is defending well.
Kaunismieli is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kalervo Kaunismieli dominated that second round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Kaunismieli jabbing away but nothing is landing.
The fighters circling - Kaunismieli throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Von Kuschelbär drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Kaunismieli defends it well.
Von Kuschelbär listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli throws a lazy right hand but Von Kuschelbär sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Von Kuschelbär uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight right.
Von Kuschelbär is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
A cross from Von Kuschelbär lands.
Kaunismieli thuds a left hand into Von Kuschelbär's body.
Von Kuschelbär shoots in looking for a takedown but Kaunismieli manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Von Kuschelbär's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Von Kuschelbär throws a low kick but it's checked well by Kaunismieli.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
And Von Kuschelbär tries to counter it with a takedown but Kaunismieli pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Von Kuschelbär circles away from the clinch attempt.
And Von Kuschelbär tries to counter it with a takedown but Kaunismieli pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Von Kuschelbär loads up on a big right hand but Kaunismieli slips the punch.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Von Kuschelbär.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli throws a hook but Von Kuschelbär avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Von Kuschelbär with the counter takedown but Kaunismieli avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Von Kuschelbär can do to turn this around?
Kaunismieli with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kaunismieli throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
An inside leg kick lands from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a hook but Von Kuschelbär avoids it easily.
Von Kuschelbär throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Kaunismieli cracks Von Kuschelbär with an open hand slap.
Von Kuschelbär keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kaunismieli 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.
Kaunismieli swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Von Kuschelbär throws a low kick but Kaunismieli moves out of range easily.
Von Kuschelbär keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Von Kuschelbär fails with a takedown attempt from distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli takes one to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli throws the left hand but Von Kuschelbär avoids the punch easily.
Von Kuschelbär works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Von Kuschelbär shoots for a double leg takedown but Kaunismieli sprawls well. He's pushed Von Kuschelbär's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Friedrich Von Kuschelbär.
Kaunismieli scores with a jab.
Kaunismieli is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Von Kuschelbär.
Von Kuschelbär looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
Kaunismieli was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Kaunismieli moves into range and connects with a jab.
Kaunismieli doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Von Kuschelbär bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A shot to the body from Von Kuschelbär misses
enabling Kaunismieli to counter with a crisp jab.
Kaunismieli ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Von Kuschelbär moves away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli lands a nice shot that snaps Von Kuschelbär's head back.
Von Kuschelbär scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Von Kuschelbär throws a half hearted mid kick.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is winning the standup battle so far.
Von Kuschelbär lands with a nice body kick.
Kaunismieli scoring well with a low kick there.
Decent striking displayed by Kaunismieli there.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Von Kuschelbär crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Kaunismieli - the referee stops the clock and Von Kuschelbär gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Kaunismieli. Von Kuschelbär manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Kaunismieli scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Von Kuschelbär doesn't seem bothered though.
Nice shot by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Von Kuschelbär lands the left hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Von Kuschelbär goes for a double leg but Kaunismieli avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Kaunismieli continues to drive forward.
Kaunismieli is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Von Kuschelbär.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär cracks Kaunismieli with a good jab.
Kaunismieli avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kaunismieli throws out a powerful jab.

Von Kuschelbär decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
Von Kuschelbär winds up and cracks Kaunismieli with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Von Kuschelbär wants to take a breather but Kaunismieli is having none of it.
Kaunismieli is looking to improve his position.
Kaunismieli wants to get back to full guard but Von Kuschelbär has mounted him!
Kaunismieli really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Kaunismieli is working hard here to advance position.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kalervo Kaunismieli showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Kaunismieli 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 30:28
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 29:28
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 30:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kalervo Kaunismieli!

Our winner, Kalervo Kaunismieli, 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: Syn 530 - Fusion     
Date:   Jun 16, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Pablo Escobarre and Kalervo Kaunismieli. Escobarre comes to the cage accompanied by Xzibit- Alcoholic . There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

185 cm
31
187 lbs
22 - 5 - 0
183 cm
35
192 lbs
28 - 11 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Pablo Escobarre!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A jab from Kaunismieli misses.
Escobarre misses with an uppercut
and Kaunismieli counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Escobarre cracks Kaunismieli with a right hand to the side of the head.
Escobarre tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kaunismieli was well out of range. Poor timing from Escobarre.
Escobarre doesn't manage to clinch there - Kaunismieli circles away.
Escobarre stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kaunismieli.
Escobarre 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.
Kaunismieli lands with a cross.
Kaunismieli misses with a double jab
letting Escobarre counter with a right hand.
A shot to the body from Escobarre misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight right hand.
Kaunismieli avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Escobarre connects with a right hand. Kaunismieli shakes it off.
A jab from Escobarre misses.
Escobarre moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Kaunismieli looks to land a right hand but Escobarre moved out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli moves into range and connects with a jab.
Escobarre misses with an uppercut
and Kaunismieli counters with a leg kick.
Escobarre misses with the combination.
Kaunismieli throws a combination that misses
and Escobarre counters with a stiff right hand.
Kaunismieli throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Escobarre uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli connects with a good right hand that stumbles Escobarre. Escobarre circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Escobarre pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Escobarre misses with a straight left.
Kaunismieli scores with a jab to the jaw.
Escobarre gets cracked there but stands up to it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli throws a jab when Escobarre was well out of range.
Escobarre feinted with a counter takedown.
Kaunismieli throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Escobarre sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Escobarre gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Escobarre fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Escobarre takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Escobarre throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kaunismieli looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kaunismieli is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Escobarre.
Sloppy strikes from Kaunismieli. Those never looked like landing.
Escobarre lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.

Kaunismieli darts in and clinches Escobarre up against the cage.

Kaunismieli breaks the clinch.
Escobarre throws a body shot but no joy.
Escobarre throws out a loose jab but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kaunismieli is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Escobarre had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Kaunismieli thows a leg kick but Escobarre checks it
letting Escobarre counter with a right hand.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch up but Escobarre swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight right.
Kaunismieli missing with a left hand there. Escobarre was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Escobarre misses with a looping right.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Escobarre avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
Escobarre shoots and misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a nice body shot.
Kaunismieli motions for Escobarre to come forward. Kaunismieli throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Escobarre.
Escobarre swings for the body but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Escobarre connects with a looping right hand.
Escobarre closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Escobarre takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Escobarre swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Kaunismieli counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Escobarre walks into a stiff left hand from Kaunismieli.
A swing and a miss from Escobarre.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kaunismieli moves out of range as Escobarre strikes.
Escobarre connects with a single shot there.
Escobarre throws a shot from downtown. Kaunismieli moves away and avoids it.
Kaunismieli throws a left and a right that both miss
and Escobarre cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Escobarre blocks a head kick by Kaunismieli.

Kaunismieli fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Escobarre, pushing him back against the cage.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Escobarre doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Escobarre tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Escobarre back against the cage.
Kaunismieli lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Escobarre backwards.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch on the inside.
Escobarre throws a head punch that misses.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Escobarre tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Escobarre back against the cage.
A short body shot lands from Kaunismieli as the two fighters clinch.
Escobarre swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Escobarre controls the action.
Escobarre prevents a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Escobarre's elbow.
Escobarre blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli throws a punch but it's blocked by Escobarre.
Escobarre misses with the head strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Kalervo Kaunismieli 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.


Kaunismieli is looking to clinch but Escobarre is avoiding it.
Escobarre was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Escobarre on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kaunismieli throws a nice outside leg kick.
Kaunismieli catches Escobarre with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Escobarre slips a jab from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli cracks Escobarre with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

Escobarre is rocked!
Kaunismieli throws an overhand right that drops Escobarre like a sack of potatoes! Kaunismieli dives in to finish the fight with more strikes and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:30 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Kalervo Kaunismieli!
During a confident post fight interview, Kalervo Kaunismieli thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: Syn 527 - Scorched     
Date:   May 26, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Steven Rutherford and Kalervo Kaunismieli. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

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192 lbs
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 6 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Steven Rutherford!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli looks to land a left hand but Rutherford moved out of range nicely.
Rutherford takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Rutherford connects with an inside leg kick.
Kaunismieli takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Rutherford.
Rutherford misses with a low kick.
Nice defenses there by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.
Nice cross by Rutherford.
Rutherford is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick, looking for Rutherford's leg but Rutherford calmly moves out of range.
Rutherford connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Kaunismieli's hands.
Kaunismieli has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rutherford misses with a series of wild punches.
Rutherford connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Kaunismieli momentarily.
Kaunismieli throws a jab but it's blocked by Rutherford.
Kaunismieli connects with a solid leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rutherford throws out a loose jab but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kaunismieli misses with a kick to the body
and Rutherford counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the strikes.
Kaunismieli swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Rutherford fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Rutherford tries to land a front kick but Kaunismieli steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
A little jabbing left from Kaunismieli on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Rutherford chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Rutherford ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Rutherford throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kaunismieli sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Kaunismieli looks to score with a jab to the body but Rutherford is just out of range.
Rutherford lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Rutherford lands a nice shot that snaps Kaunismieli's head back.
Rutherford lands a body shot.
Rutherford slips a jab and a cross from Kaunismieli.

Kaunismieli moves into the clinch.
Rutherford misses with a body punch.
Rutherford blocks a punch to the side of the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rutherford.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli - that landed with a thud.
Rutherford working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Good body shot from Kaunismieli.
I was talking to Rutherford's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Still in the clinch, Kaunismieli scores with a nice short uppercut.
Kaunismieli throws a head punch that misses.
Kaunismieli gets through Rutherford's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rutherford.
Kaunismieli lands with a light punch inside.
Rutherford cracks Kaunismieli with a nice body shot.
Kaunismieli lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short right from Kaunismieli on the inside.
Good body shot from Rutherford.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Rutherford avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Rutherford throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kaunismielis head.
Kaunismieli scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Kaunismieli lands with a short shot to the head.
Rutherford doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kaunismieli blocking some punches.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.

Rutherford manages to break the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Rutherford is having none of it.
Kaunismieli throws a jab when Rutherford was well out of range.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight left.
Rutherford misses with a body kick.
Rutherford takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Rutherford checks a low kick from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a nice leg kick that just misses Rutherford's sensitive parts.

Kaunismieli closes the distance and clinches.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
Rutherford goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Rutherford lands a body shot in the clinch.
Rutherford tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli lands with a left to the head.
Rutherford blocks an uppercut.

Rutherford's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Rutherford misses with a hook. Kaunismieli ducked under it nicely.
The fight stays on the outside here - Kaunismieli looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli throws a quick inside leg kick.
Rutherford misses with a lunging right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a stiff right hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rutherford throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kaunismieli sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli misses the shot to the body.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick but it's checked well by Rutherford.

Kaunismieli pushes Rutherford up against the cage in a clinch.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Rutherford's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Rutherford throws a head punch that misses.
Kaunismieli fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A body shot lands from Kaunismieli.
Rutherford tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kaunismieli lands on the inside with an uppercut.

Kaunismieli pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rutherford lands with an overhand left.
Rutherford lands a really nice looking cross but Kaunismieli seems unphased.
Steven Rutherford seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Rutherford fakes the leg kick and cracks Kaunismieli in the body.
Rutherford misses with the combination.
Kaunismieli tries to counter with a clinch but Rutherford shakes him off and moves away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Kalervo Kaunismieli 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.


Good shot there by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick, looking for Rutherford's leg but Rutherford calmly moves out of range.
Rutherford throws a jab but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
Rutherford works Kaunismieli's body with a nice hook.
Rutherford jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kaunismieli misses with a jab, cross combination.
Rutherford misses with a few strikes there.
Rutherford ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
A jab from Rutherford finds it's way through Kaunismieli's defenses.
Rutherford throws a half hearted mid kick.
Kaunismieli doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from Kaunismieli finds it's way through Rutherford's defenses.
Kaunismieli showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Rutherford.
Rutherford looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Rutherford drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Rutherford.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rutherford lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kaunismieli's sensitive parts.
Kaunismieli is looking to chop away at Rutherford's legs.
Kaunismieli takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
An inside leg kick from Rutherford misses.
Rutherford pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A low kick from Rutherford misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a low kick, right behind Rutherford 's knee.
Kaunismieli connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Rutherford throws a hook but Kaunismieli blocks it.
Rutherford lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick but Rutherford avoids it.
Rutherford throws a half hearted mid kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Rutherford, right into the meat.
A bone on bone clash there as Rutherford blocks the leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a hook but Rutherford avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Rutherford.
Kaunismieli rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Rutherford connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A left lands for Kaunismieli.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Rutherford misses the target.
Rutherford throws a leg kick but Kaunismieli moved away.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kaunismieli. That's going to slow Rutherford down.
A telegraphed right hand from Rutherford misses the target.
An inside leg kick lands from Rutherford.
A leg kick checked by Kaunismieli.
Rutherford throws a nice inside leg kick.
Rutherford connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Nice defenses there by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the body
and Rutherford counters with a straight right hand.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice strike.
Kaunismieli ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Rutherford jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kaunismieli.
Rutherford looks to land a left hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range nicely.
Rutherford lands with a nice body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Rutherford looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Rutherford keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kaunismieli.
A good leg kick by Rutherford.
Rutherford throws a body kick that misses.
Rutherford displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kaunismieli throws out the jab.
Steven Rutherford is winning the standup battle so far.
Kaunismieli fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Rutherford is out of range.
Kaunismieli jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Rutherford fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Kaunismieli keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Rutherford throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli wants to counter with a clinch but Rutherford pushes him away.
Kaunismieli scores with a kick to the midsection.
Rutherford throws a looping overhand right but Kaunismieli ducks down to avoid it.
Rutherford misses with a head kick.
A little jabbing left from Kaunismieli on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kaunismieli is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Rutherford.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford misses with a wild body shot.
Kaunismieli throws a body shot but no joy.
A decent looking cross lands there for Rutherford.
Rutherford misses with an uppercut
and Kaunismieli counters with a leg kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rutherford moves out of range of the body kick from Kaunismieli.
Rutherford pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Kaunismieli is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Kaunismieli throws a shot from downtown. Rutherford moves away and avoids it.
Kaunismieli looks to throw the jab but Rutherford is out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a looping overhand right but Rutherford ducks down to avoid it.
Rutherford throws a hook but Kaunismieli avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli tries to counter by closing the distance.
Kaunismieli lands a slapping body shot.
Rutherford looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a counter combo.
Rutherford takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.
Rutherford slips under a jab.
Rutherford just misses with a punch to the body.
Rutherford loads up on a big right hand but Kaunismieli slips the punch.
Kaunismieli dips to his left and cracks Rutherford with an uppercut!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Steven Rutherford 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!


Rutherford throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Kaunismieli keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Rutherford.
A big left from Kaunismieli misses.
Rutherford swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Rutherford throws an off balance right hand

and Kaunismieli counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Rutherford tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Rutherford back against the cage.
Rutherford blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.
A head punch on the inside from Kaunismieli fails to land.

Rutherford manages to break the clinch.
Rutherford circles away from the clinch attempt.
Kaunismieli blocks a head kick by Rutherford.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rutherford scores with a three punch combo!
A punch combination from Kaunismieli misses.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up but Rutherford circles away and keeps his distance.
Kaunismieli throws a body shot but no joy.
Rutherford pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli wants to clinch up but Rutherford keeps it at a distance.
Rutherford looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Rutherford throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Rutherford blocks a jab.
Rutherford is looking to counter the offense by Kaunismieli and move into the clinch.
Rutherford misses with an uppercut.
Kaunismieli takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Kaunismieli looks to land a left hand but Rutherford moved out of range nicely.
Kaunismieli swings for the body but Rutherford moves out of range.
Rutherford throws the left hand but Kaunismieli avoids the punch easily.
Rutherford tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Kaunismieli paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Kaunismieli swings for the body but Rutherford moves out of range.
As Kaunismieli tries to get set, Rutherford tries to push him back and clinch up but Kaunismieli manages to avoid the attempt.
Rutherford misses with a body shot.
Rutherford throws a jab but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Kaunismieli throws a nice inside leg kick.
Rutherford lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Rutherford throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kaunismieli ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rutherford throws a lazy uppercut
and Kaunismieli counters with a stiff right hand.
Rutherford fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
A jab from Rutherford misses.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight left.
Rutherford works Kaunismieli's body with a nice hook.
Kaunismieli steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Rutherford.
Rutherford doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Kaunismieli misses the body punch
and Rutherford counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A head kick from Rutherford lands but Kaunismieli takes it in his stride.
Rutherford takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kaunismieli feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Rutherford's calf.
Rutherford swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kaunismieli.
Rutherford misses with a looping left.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rutherford pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Rutherford throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook.
The crowd cheers as Kaunismieli lands an impressive looking overhand right. Rutherford doesn't seem phased though.
Kaunismieli swings away with a body shot that misses
and Rutherford counters with a slapping leg kick.
Rutherford throws a jab but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Nice cross by Rutherford.
Kaunismieli connects with an inside leg kick.
Rutherford ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Rutherford avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Kaunismieli wants to slow Rutherford down by chopping away at his legs.
Rutherford tries to land a front kick but Kaunismieli steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Rutherford lands a leg kick that knocks Kaunismieli off balance momentarily.
Kaunismieli wants to clinch up but Rutherford keeps it at a distance.
Kaunismieli lands a really nice looking cross but Rutherford seems unphased.
Rutherford throws out a leg kick but Kaunismieli moves out of range and Rutherford only half commits.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kaunismieli.
Rutherford thows a leg kick but Kaunismieli checks it
and Kaunismieli counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Rutherford misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kaunismieli lands a right hook to the body.
Rutherford checks a leg kick.
Rutherford throws a leg kick
enabling Kaunismieli to counter with a crisp jab.
Rutherford cracks the inside of Kaunismieli's front leg.
Rutherford dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kaunismieli takes a kick to the side of the head.
Nice shot by Kaunismieli.
An inside leg kick lands from Rutherford.
Rutherford moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Rutherford quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Kaunismieli thuds his right hand into Rutherford's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rutherford tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Kaunismieli manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Rutherford looks for the body kick but Kaunismieli saw that one coming.

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 Steven Rutherford.
I think Rutherford 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 Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 29:28
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 29:28
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Steven Rutherford!

An out of breath and clearly excited Steven Rutherford thanked Reaper Combatwear for their help and support (and free stuff they sent him).
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Event: Syn 522 - Melee     
Date:   Apr 28, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli and Arturo Atunes. 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.

183 cm
34
192 lbs
27 - 10 - 1
185 cm
32
191 lbs
31 - 17 - 1
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 middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Arturo Atunes!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli misses with a hook
and Atunes counters with a nice body kick.
Atunes missing with a left hand there. Kaunismieli was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kaunismieli displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Atunes throws out the jab.
Kaunismieli lands with an overhand left.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Atunes.
A chopping leg kick lands by Atunes.
Kaunismieli scores with a one two! Atunes had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Atunes motions for Kaunismieli to come forward. Atunes throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Atunes is looking to score with low kicks.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Atunes blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A nice right hand lands inside from Kaunismieli.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kaunismieli working aggressively here.
Atunes lands a left hand.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Atunes misses with some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Atunes will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Kaunismieli up against the cage.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.

Atunes manages to break the clinch.
Kaunismieli ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A swing and a miss from Kaunismieli.
Atunes blocks a jab.
Atunes has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Kaunismieli fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Atunes manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli ducks right into an uppercut from Atunes.
Kaunismieli cracks Atunes with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Kaunismieli lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
A lazy left from Atunes finds it's target.
Kaunismieli avoids a kick to the body.
It looked like Kaunismieli was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Atunes misses with a looping left.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the body
and Atunes counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Atunes scores with a shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Atunes looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
Atunes fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kaunismieli seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
A swing and a miss from Kaunismieli.
Nice uppercut lands for Atunes. That snapped Kaunismieli's head back.
Atunes fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Kaunismieli looks to land a right hand but Atunes moved out of range.
Kaunismieli takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Kaunismieli throws a leg kick which misses Atunes's front leg but catches the back leg as Atunes tries to avoid it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Atunes. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Atunes swings for the body but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Atunes.
Kaunismieli throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Atunes checks a low kick from Kaunismieli.
Atunes misses with a body punch
and Kaunismieli counters with a thumping low kick.

Kaunismieli takes the fight into the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Atunes controls the action.
Kaunismieli throws a head punch that misses.
Atunes blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Atunes misses with a punch to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Atunes.

Atunes breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Kaunismieli feints and then cracks Atunes's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Atunes down.
Atunes slips under a jab.
Atunes looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the body kick.
Atunes finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Kaunismieli throws a body shot but no joy.
Kaunismieli missing with a left hand there. Atunes was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kaunismieli swings away with a body shot that misses
and Atunes counters with a stiff right hand.
Kaunismieli scores with a hook.
Kaunismieli loads up on a big right hand but Atunes slips the punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kaunismieli. That's going to slow Atunes down.
A looping hook to the body misses from Atunes. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kaunismieli lands with a straight right. Atunes didn't see that one coming.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Atunes tried to score with a low kick but Kaunismieli checks it.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut. Atunes saw that one coming.
Atunes throws a shot to the body.
Atunes blocks a jab.
Kaunismieli wants to clinch.
Atunes throws out a counter right but Kaunismieli avoids it with no problem.
Atunes is looking to land body kicks.
Kaunismieli fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Atunes manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Atunes looks for the body kick but Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Atunes lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Kalervo Kaunismieli will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Atunes tries a low kick but Kaunismieli avoids it.
Kaunismieli stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Atunes uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kaunismieli.
Atunes throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Atunes avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
Atunes dips to his left and cracks Kaunismieli with an uppercut!
Kaunismieli takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Atunes is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Kaunismieli scores with a hook to the body. Atunes takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kaunismieli tries to bum rush Atunes with a series of wild strikes but Atunes uses good footwork to avoid the assault.

Kaunismieli moves into range and clinches up with Atunes.
Atunes stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch on the inside.
Atunes gets through Kaunismieli's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Atunes softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch in the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli digs a right hand underneath Atunes's ribcage. Atunes let out a lung full of air as it connected.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Atunes.
Atunes working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.
Atunes has Kaunismieli pushed against the cage.
Kaunismieli lands with a light punch inside.
Kaunismieli working aggressively here.
A short left from Kaunismieli.
Atunes looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Kaunismieli digs a right hand underneath Atunes's ribcage. Atunes let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Kaunismieli presses Atunes against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
A short right from Kaunismieli.
A body shot lands from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A short uppercut from Kaunismieli.
Atunes prevents a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries a body shot but Atunes blocks it.
Kaunismieli tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kaunismieli lands a right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Atunes can't find room to land a body shot as Kaunismieli controls the action.
Kaunismieli throws a head punch that misses.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Atunes avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Atunes controls his hands.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Atunes struggles to land a body shot inside as Kaunismieli controls his hands.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Kaunismieli keeps control of Atunes as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Atunes wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Atunes wants to stall.
A short left from Kaunismieli.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Kaunismieli blocks a body shot from Atunes.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand.
Atunes tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Kaunismieli's elbow.
Kaunismieli blocks an uppercut.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli.
Atunes is breathing heavily.
Kaunismieli fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Kaunismieli tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Atunes avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Atunes's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Atunes controls his hands.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Atunes.
Kaunismieli softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Kaunismieli cracks Atunes with a nice body shot.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A right handed body shot lands from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Atunes can do to turn this around?
Kaunismieli is stalling here.
Kaunismieli pushes Atunes back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Atunes controls the action.
Kaunismieli lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Kaunismieli lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A short right from Kaunismieli on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
Atunes is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Kaunismieli is defending well.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.
Atunes tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Atunes back against the cage.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with an uppercut but Atunes uses good head movement to avoid it.
Atunes is trying to break the clinch but Kaunismieli is controlling him.
Kaunismieli scores with a shoulder strike.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with an uppercut but Atunes uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kaunismieli stalling in the clinch.
Kaunismieli lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A head punch on the inside from Atunes fails to land.
Atunes wants a takedown but no success here.
Kaunismieli tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Atunes's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Atunes tries to score a body lock takedown but Kaunismieli shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Arturo Atunes.
Atunes blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Atunes takes a shot to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Atunes thows a leg kick but Kaunismieli checks it
and Kaunismieli counters with a stiff right hand.
A lazy left from Kaunismieli finds it's target.
Atunes fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli scores with a sloppy right hand. Atunes should have avoided that one.
Kaunismieli steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Atunes.
Kaunismieli fires out a quick counter leg kick but Atunes just manages to avoid it.
Atunes lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Kaunismieli circles away quickly and effectively.
Kaunismieli stuns Atunes with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Atunes thuds a left hand into Kaunismieli's body.
Atunes jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Atunes's ribcage but misses.
Atunes misses with a body shot.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch.
Atunes appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Atunes is looking to score with low kicks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Atunes misses with a low kick.
Kaunismieli swings for the body but Atunes moves out of range.
Kaunismieli fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Atunes looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Atunes takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Kaunismieli throws a good cross that connects.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice head shot.
Atunes scores with a hook to the body. Kaunismieli takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Kaunismieli is looking to clinch.
Atunes takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Atunes throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
As Atunes tries to get set, Kaunismieli tries to push him back and clinch up but Atunes manages to avoid the attempt.
Atunes scores with a jab to the body.
Atunes is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Kaunismieli rather than just go for the knockout.
Kaunismieli chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Atunes can pounce on him.
Atunes connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up.
Nice uppercut there from Kaunismieli.
Arturo Atunes has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Atunes.
Kaunismieli lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Atunes at a distance.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is winning the standup battle so far.
Atunes looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Atunes lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Kaunismieli looks to land a combination. Atunes sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Kaunismieli avoids a kick to the body.
Atunes misses with a body kick.
Kaunismieli ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Nice shot by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Atunes throws a leg kick that is checked
and Kaunismieli counters with a flying knee. Nice.
Atunes looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.

Kaunismieli closes the distance and pushes Atunes back into the cage.
Atunes has Kaunismieli pressed against the cage.
Kaunismieli tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Atunes is working for takedown but Kaunismieli is calmly controlling the position for now.
Kaunismieli lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Atunes misses with a short punch on the inside.

Atunes breaks from the clinch.
Atunes is looking to score with low kicks.
Atunes swings widly with a right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Jab from Kaunismieli.
Atunes is looking to land body kicks.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the body kick from Atunes.
It looked like Kaunismieli wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Atunes checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Kaunismieli misses with a jab, cross combination.
Atunes misses the jab.
Donk. Kaunismieli catches Atunes right on the button with a cross.
Kaunismieli connects with a crisp jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli wants to clinch.
Atunes throws a big shot that misses.
Atunes throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kaunismieli smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Atunes is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kaunismieli.
Atunes has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kaunismieli finds it's way round the side to connect with Atunes's head.
Atunes's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kaunismieli connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Atunes scrambles back to his feet.
Atunes throws a leg kick
and Kaunismieli counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kaunismieli takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Kaunismieli doesn't manage to clinch there - Atunes circles away.
Atunes throws a hook but Kaunismieli avoids it easily.
The crowd cheers as Kaunismieli lands an impressive looking overhand right. Atunes doesn't seem phased though.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kalervo Kaunismieli showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Kaunismieli 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 30:27
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... Kalervo Kaunismieli!

An out of breath Kalervo Kaunismieli thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
Arturo Atunes spoke after the fight, saying 'Career is fucked now. '.
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Event: SYN 517 - Hoshino vs Lil wayne     
Date:   Apr 02, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli and Friedrich Von Kuschelbär. Von Kuschelbär has chosen Erasure - Always as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

183 cm
34
192 lbs
26 - 10 - 1
183 cm
28
193 lbs
28 - 11 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250
Hellbent

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



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 11 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Friedrich Von Kuschelbär!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, Richard Clark and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli lands a body shot.
Von Kuschelbär turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli throws a body punch but Von Kuschelbär moves out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a body shot but no joy.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kaunismieli. Von Kuschelbär does a little dance to reset his feet.
Von Kuschelbär throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
It looked like Kaunismieli was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Von Kuschelbär.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kaunismieli. That's going to slow Von Kuschelbär down.
Von Kuschelbär ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Von Kuschelbär tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Von Kuschelbär scores with a nice head shot.
Von Kuschelbär bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Kaunismieli misses with a leg kick

so Von Kuschelbär counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Kaunismieli working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Von Kuschelbär has passed into half guard!
Von Kuschelbär scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Kaunismieli is controlling Von Kuschelbär's trapped leg to prevent Von Kuschelbär from advancing to side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Kaunismieli looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Kaunismieli is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Von Kuschelbär scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Kaunismieli is looking to control Von Kuschelbär's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Kaunismieli avoid being mounted?
Kaunismieli is staying active underneath Von Kuschelbär, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Von Kuschelbär looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Kaunismieli with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Von Kuschelbär tries to pass the half guard into mount. Kaunismieli knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Von Kuschelbär winds up and cracks Kaunismieli with a swinging punch to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Von Kuschelbär lands a nice short elbow.
Kaunismieli is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Von Kuschelbär lands with a punch from half guard.
Kaunismieli trying to keep hold of his opponent's head but Von Kuschelbär manages to pass to mount!
Kaunismieli is looking to get to half guard.
Kaunismieli tries to hold on but Von Kuschelbär postures up.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Von Kuschelbär lands a big shot there that rocks Kaunismieli but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
Kaunismieli is in a horrible position here. Von Kuschelbär smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli is in a horrible position here. Von Kuschelbär smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.
Kaunismieli is wriggling around trying to escape.
Von Kuschelbär punishing his opponent with strikes.
Von Kuschelbär looking to control but Kaunismieli is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Kaunismieli tries to lock up and control but Von Kuschelbär gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Von Kuschelbär in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.
Kaunismieli tries to hold on but Von Kuschelbär postures up.
Kaunismieli is bucking up trying to escape but Von Kuschelbär cracks him with another couple of good strikes.
Kaunismieli keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär scoring with strikes but Kaunismieli is staying in there.
Kaunismieli keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Von Kuschelbär lands a couple of nice shots there from mount.
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!
Kaunismieli tries to lock up and control but Von Kuschelbär gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Kaunismieli tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Kaunismieli bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Kaunismieli stopping the sweep attempt from Von Kuschelbär.
Kaunismieli pushes down on Von Kuschelbär's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Kaunismieli wants to advance to full mount but Von Kuschelbär doesn't think that's going to happen and regains full guard instead.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Von Kuschelbär moves out of range as Kaunismieli throws a body kick.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Von Kuschelbär! But no joy.
Von Kuschelbär lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab from Von Kuschelbär.
Von Kuschelbär scores with a jab.
Von Kuschelbär has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Von Kuschelbär bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Kaunismieli lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Von Kuschelbär fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
Von Kuschelbär uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a leg kick that misses.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a few strikes there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli slips under a jab.
Kaunismieli throws out a leg kick but Von Kuschelbär moves out of range and Kaunismieli only half commits.
Von Kuschelbär takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Kaunismieli scores with a jab. Von Kuschelbär acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Kaunismieli fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Von Kuschelbär manages to avoid it.
Von Kuschelbär looks like he wants to counter punch here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kaunismieli moves away.
Kaunismieli is looking to wear down Von Kuschelbär with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Von Kuschelbär is looking to clinch.
Von Kuschelbär blocks a low kick nicely.
Von Kuschelbär swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Von Kuschelbär stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Kaunismieli throws a shot from downtown. Von Kuschelbär moves away and avoids it.
Kaunismieli takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up but Von Kuschelbär circles away and keeps his distance.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the leg kick from Von Kuschelbär.
Kaunismieli missing with a left hand there. Von Kuschelbär was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kaunismieli takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Kaunismieli waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Von Kuschelbär.
Kaunismieli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Von Kuschelbär with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kaunismieli to score with a decent uppercut.
Von Kuschelbär moves out of range of the strikes.
Von Kuschelbär was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Kaunismieli misses with a lunging right hand
and Kaunismieli takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär thuds his right hand into Kaunismieli's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a body kick.
Kaunismieli throws out a loose jab but Von Kuschelbär uses good head movement to avoid it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nice shot by Von Kuschelbär.
A telegraphed right hand from Von Kuschelbär misses the target.
Kaunismieli throws a series of punches but Von Kuschelbär avoids them all with ease.
Good leg kick by Kaunismieli there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Von Kuschelbär shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Kaunismieli as he avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli misses with a straight right.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is winning the standup battle so far.
Von Kuschelbär throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Von Kuschelbär slips a straight right by Kaunismieli.
Von Kuschelbär 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.
Kaunismieli tries to land a leg kick but Von Kuschelbär saw it coming and moves away.
A slow jab from Von Kuschelbär misses its intended target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a straight left.
Kaunismieli throws an overhand right that lands on Von Kuschelbär's shoulder, as Von Kuschelbär tries to avoid the shot.
Von Kuschelbär swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a low kick as Kaunismieli jumps back.
Kaunismieli is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Kaunismieli throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Von Kuschelbär with the counter takedown but Kaunismieli avoids it easily.
Von Kuschelbär listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Von Kuschelbär tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Von Kuschelbär shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Kaunismieli as he jumps to the side.
Von Kuschelbär throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Jab, jab by Kaunismieli - just one landing.
A telegraphed right hand from Kaunismieli misses the target.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kaunismieli. Von Kuschelbär does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kaunismieli tests Von Kuschelbär's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Kaunismieli cracks a nice hook into Von Kuschelbär's ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli misses with a looping right.
Kaunismieli jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Von Kuschelbär pivots, looking for a leg kick but Kaunismieli is out of range and Von Kuschelbär settles back down.
Kaunismieli swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Von Kuschelbär lands with a right hand.
Von Kuschelbär fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Kaunismieli has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
A jab from Kaunismieli misses.
Kaunismieli connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Von Kuschelbär keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Von Kuschelbär tries to score with a low kick but Kaunismieli moves his leg out of the way.
Von Kuschelbär tries to close the distance and clinch but Kaunismieli swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kaunismieli. Von Kuschelbär does a little dance to reset his feet.
Von Kuschelbär bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Kalervo Kaunismieli will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


Von Kuschelbär dives in for a single leg takedown but Kaunismieli sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Von Kuschelbär misses with an uppercut. Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Von Kuschelbär is defended easily by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a body punch but Von Kuschelbär moves out of range.
Kaunismieli scoring well with a low kick there.
Kaunismieli lands a lovely overhand right.
Kaunismieli cracks Von Kuschelbär with a good jab.
Decent striking displayed by Von Kuschelbär there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli just misses with a punch to the body.
Von Kuschelbär has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Von Kuschelbär buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a takedown attempt
and Kaunismieli counters with a thumping low kick.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Friedrich Von Kuschelbär.

Von Kuschelbär moves into range and clinches up with Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with an uppercut but Von Kuschelbär uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A right hook to the body lands for Kaunismieli.
A right handed body shot lands from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Von Kuschelbärs head.
Von Kuschelbär tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Von Kuschelbär scores with a shot to the side of Kaunismieli's head.

Kaunismieli manages to break the clinch.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Von Kuschelbär.
Kaunismieli appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Von Kuschelbär connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the strikes.
Von Kuschelbär just misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Von Kuschelbär manages to avoid it.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a hook to the body
letting Kaunismieli counter with a right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Kaunismieli lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Von Kuschelbär circles away quickly and effectively.
Decent striking displayed by Von Kuschelbär there.
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!

Von Kuschelbär moves into the clinch.
A left hand lands to the body for Von Kuschelbär.
Kaunismieli is trying to maintain a safe position but Von Kuschelbär gets an underhook and turns Kaunismieli into the cage.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Von Kuschelbär tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short right from Kaunismieli.
Von Kuschelbär throws a head punch that misses.
Von Kuschelbär throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kaunismielis head.

Von Kuschelbär pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Kaunismieli connects with a looping right hand.
Nice defenses there by Von Kuschelbär.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär is looking to land body kicks.
Von Kuschelbär misses the jab.
Kaunismieli lands with a thumping leg kick.
Von Kuschelbär looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
Kaunismieli fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Von Kuschelbär on the side of the head.
Kaunismieli connects with a right hand. Von Kuschelbär shakes it off.
Von Kuschelbär closes the distance looking to clinch
and Kaunismieli counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Von Kuschelbär throws a solid leg kick but Kaunismieli takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Von Kuschelbär.
An attempted straight right counter from Kaunismieli misses the target.
Kaunismieli throws a hook but Von Kuschelbär avoids it easily.
Von Kuschelbär thumps Kaunismieli with a low kick.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a looping right.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kaunismieli.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli lands with a hook. Von Kuschelbär tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Von Kuschelbär is having none of it.
Kaunismieli is looking to score with low kicks.
Von Kuschelbär is looking to land body kicks.
Von Kuschelbär uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
A head kick misses from Kaunismieli.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Von Kuschelbär uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a low kick as Kaunismieli jumps back.
Kaunismieli throws out a loose jab but Von Kuschelbär uses good head movement to avoid it.
Von Kuschelbär feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Kaunismieli's calf.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kaunismieli misses with a looping right.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Von Kuschelbär.
Kaunismieli throws a hook but Von Kuschelbär blocks it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kalervo Kaunismieli showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Kaunismieli 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 Paul Tew scores the fight 29:28
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 29:28
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kalervo Kaunismieli!

Our winner, Kalervo Kaunismieli, 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: SYN 514 - Wein vs Perala     
Date:   Mar 22, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Arturo Atunes and Kalervo Kaunismieli. Arturo Atunes is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

185 cm
32
191 lbs
30 - 16 - 1
183 cm
34
192 lbs
25 - 10 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250
Hellbent



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Arturo Atunes!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Colin Fotheringham and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Atunes digs a good hook to Kaunismieli's body.
Kaunismieli throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Atunes stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Kaunismieli moves out of range as Atunes throws a body kick.

Kaunismieli moves into the clinch.
Kaunismieli is working Atunes over against the cage.
Kaunismieli working aggressively here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Atunes.
Atunes misses with a body punch.
Kaunismieli is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch in the clinch.
Kaunismieli lands a body shot in the clinch.
Atunes swings wildly with an uppercut but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kaunismieli lands on the inside with an uppercut.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
A right hand to the body from Atunes.
Kaunismieli lands a hook that snaps the head of Atunes backwards.
Kaunismieli takes a shot to the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Atunes lands with a light punch inside.
Atunes working aggressively here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Kaunismieli tries to pull guard but Atunes forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Atunes makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands with a light punch inside.
Atunes wants to stall.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch.
Atunes lands a body punch.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Kaunismieli.
A shot in the inside from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Atunes seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Kaunismieli can turn it around.
A short right from Atunes.
Nice body punch from Kaunismieli.
Atunes blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Atunes.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
A hook to the body from Kaunismieli.
Atunes is breathing heavily.
Atunes tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Atunes back against the cage.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Atunes avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Atunes tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Atunes back against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Atunes misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli is working Atunes over against the cage.

Kaunismieli breaks the clinch.
Kaunismieli checks the leg kick nicely there.
Atunes thuds his right hand into Kaunismieli's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Kaunismieli keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Kaunismieli looks to score with a jab to the body but Atunes is just out of range.
It looked like Atunes was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Kaunismieli.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Atunes crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Kaunismieli - the referee stops the clock and Atunes gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Kaunismieli. Atunes manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Kaunismieli takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Kaunismieli lands a nice shot that snaps Atunes's head back.
Kaunismieli swings for the body but Atunes moves out of range.
Atunes displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kaunismieli throws out the jab.
Atunes throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
A low kick from Atunes misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Atunes misses with a low kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Atunes connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Atunes loads up on a big right hand but Kaunismieli slips the punch.
Kaunismieli tries to counter by closing the distance.
Kaunismieli doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Atunes seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Kaunismieli misses with a series of wild punches.

Kaunismieli clinches with his opponent.
Kaunismieli blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Atunes lands a right hand.
Atunes tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli blocks a body shot from Atunes.
Atunes letting Kaunismieli take a breather here.

Kaunismieli breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Atunes fails with an attempt to clinch.
Atunes looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Atunes misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Atunes uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Atunes.
Atunes throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Atunes misses with a two punch combination.
Atunes stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Kaunismieli.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli staying out of range there.
Kaunismieli lands with a shot to the body.
Atunes takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kaunismieli scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Atunes doesn't seem bothered though.
Some bone on bone action there as Kaunismieli checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Atunes drops his hands momentarily and Kaunismieli takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Kaunismieli connects with a body shot that sends Atunes's belly button to the back.
Atunes misses with a leg kick
and Kaunismieli counters with a lovely straight right hand!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Kaunismieli connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Atunes's hands.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Atunes displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kaunismieli throws out the jab.
Atunes seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Kaunismieli lunges at Atunes with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Atunes's hand.
Atunes takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Kaunismieli lands with a thumping leg kick.
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kaunismieli looks to throw the jab but Atunes is out of range.
Kaunismieli checks a leg kick.
Atunes avoids a punch combination nicely.
Atunes looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Atunes throws out a loose jab but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
A nice side step and Kaunismieli releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Atunes ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli stuns Atunes with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Kaunismieli blocks a jab.
Kaunismieli now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Atunes on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Kaunismieli moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Atunes throws a nice inside leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Atunes swings wildly with a couple of big hooks

and Kaunismieli moves into the clinch.
Atunes tries to throw a body punch but Kaunismieli avoids it by throwing Atunes back against the cage.
Atunes looking to slow down the pace here.
Kaunismieli lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Atunes is looking to control Kaunismieli's arms but Kaunismieli gets an underhook and turns him. Now Atunes has his back to the cage.
Atunes trying to control the position but instead, Kaunismieli has worked for underhooks and has pushed Atunes into the cage.

Kaunismieli decides to pull guard.

Kaunismieli throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

Kaunismieli is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Atunes content to stall in guard here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli working a defensive guard here.

Kaunismieli had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Atunes defends it easily.

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

Kaunismieli is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Atunes defends well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Kaunismieli working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Atunes doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Atunes manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kaunismieli is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

Kaunismieli is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Kaunismieli trying to control the position.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Kaunismieli is on top in guard.

Kaunismieli trying to control the position from guard on top but Atunes is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Atunes keeping full guard, as Kaunismieli tries to pass.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Atunes keeping moving, preventing Kaunismieli from controlling successfully.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kalervo Kaunismieli showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! And we move into the final round!


Kaunismieli just misses with a punch to the body.
Atunes throws a lazy right hand but Kaunismieli sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kaunismieli scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Kaunismieli throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kaunismieli steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Atunes.
Atunes backing away here, and Kaunismieli unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Kaunismieli connects with a body shot.

Kaunismieli clinches up against the cage.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Atunes.
Atunes wants to stall.
A nice right hand lands inside from Kaunismieli.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Kaunismieli.
A short uppercut from Kaunismieli.
Atunes tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Atunes misses with a punch to the body.
Atunes lands a shoulder strike.
Kaunismieli cracks Atunes with a nice body shot.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A right hook to the body lands for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Kaunismieli scores with a hook to the body.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kaunismieli creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

Kaunismieli breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kaunismieli has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Kaunismieli smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Kaunismieli scores with a kick to the midsection.
Atunes defending well as Kaunismieli loads up on a big left hand.
Atunes throws a head kick that misses.
Atunes looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Kaunismieli scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

Atunes tries to keep at a distance but Kaunismieli has taken the fight into the clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Kaunismieli.
A short uppercut from Kaunismieli.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kaunismieli will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Atunes up against the cage.
Arturo Atunes has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Atunes avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
Kaunismieli throws a head punch that misses.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand that snaps the head of Atunes backwards.
Atunes misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand.
Kaunismieli lands a body shot.
Atunes's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Kaunismieli scores with a shoulder strike.
Kaunismieli is leaning against Atunes and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Atunes is looking to control Kaunismieli's arms but Kaunismieli gets an underhook and turns him. Now Atunes has his back to the cage.
Kaunismieli jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Atunes walks away with a smile on his face. Kaunismieli gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.

Kaunismieli rushes Atunes and presses him up against the cage.

Kaunismieli escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A shot to the body from Atunes misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight right hand.
Atunes misses with a left hand
and Atunes takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

Atunes is rocked!
Atunes has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kaunismieli finds it's way round the side to connect with Atunes's head.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Oh Atunes is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Atunes moves forwards but Kaunismieli connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Atunes looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
Atunes throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Kaunismieli counters with a left to the body.
Kaunismieli feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Atuness jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Atunes swings widly with a right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kaunismieli takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Kaunismieli uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Atunes has time to react.
Kaunismieli connects with a body shot.
Atunes throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Kaunismieli lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Kaunismieli digs a good hook to Atunes's body.
Atunes seems to have got his legs back now.
Kaunismieli cracks Atunes with a right hand to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kaunismieli lands a jab.
Atunes tries to land a body kick
and Kaunismieli counters with a right hand to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Atunes gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook.
Kaunismieli swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli connects with a solid leg kick.
Kaunismieli getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Atunes throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli lands a slapping body shot.
Atunes lands with a right hand.
Kaunismieli blocks a leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A low kick from Atunes is predictable there
letting Kaunismieli counter with a right hand.
Atunes throws an overhand right that lands on Kaunismieli's shoulder, as Kaunismieli tries to avoid the shot.
Atunes will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Kaunismieli lands a jab to Atunes's midsection.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kalervo Kaunismieli comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Kaunismieli 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 Steven Brown scores the fight 27:30
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kalervo Kaunismieli!

Kalervo Kaunismieli seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
Arturo Atunes was interviewed post fight and said 'Career is fucked now. '.
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Event: Syn 512 - Kim vs Larusso 4     
Date:   Mar 15, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Thomas Raven and Kalervo Kaunismieli. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

188 cm
38
197 lbs
28 - 14 - 1
183 cm
34
192 lbs
25 - 9 - 1
Great wrestler
World class 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 middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Thomas Raven!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, James Atkins and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli lands a nice leg kick that just misses Raven's sensitive parts.
Raven misses with a shot to the body

and Kaunismieli counters by clinching up.
Raven is looking for a takedown.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Raven's elbow.
A right hook to the body lands for Raven.
Raven blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Raven working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Raven.
Raven stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Kaunismieli prevents a body shot from Raven.
Raven struggles to land a body shot inside as Kaunismieli controls his hands.
Kaunismieli has a couple of punches blocked by Raven.

Raven breaks from the clinch.
Kaunismieli slips a straight right by Raven.
A big right from Kaunismieli misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Raven scores with a sloppy right hand. Kaunismieli should have avoided that one.
Kaunismieli throws a predictable looking body shot
letting Raven counter with a right hand.

Raven fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Kaunismieli to the ground. Raven is now in Kaunismieli's guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Raven avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Raven in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Raven works over Kaunismieli with some ground and pound from guard.
Raven looking to sit in guard and control but Kaunismieli gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.


Raven working for submissions but it's allowed Kaunismieli to get to half guard.
Raven is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Kaunismieli scores with a couple of nice shots.
Raven trying to control here.
Raven is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Kaunismieli's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Kaunismieli's back!
Raven scores with strikes from the back.
Kaunismieli is trying to escape under a series of strikes and manages to escape from Raven 's hooks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli in a bad spot here, taking shots to the head.
Kaunismieli tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Kaunismieli wants to hold on but Raven pushes him away.
Kaunismieli is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Raven unloading with bombs!
Kaunismieli taking shots to the head.
Kaunismieli is trying desperately to improve position.
Raven scores with a couple of good head shots there.
Raven breaks from Kaunismieli's wrist control and lands an elbow.

Kaunismieli is rocked!
Raven looking to finish here with some ground and pound. He lands one big shot that has Kaunismieli covering up... and two more big strikes land, forcing the referee to step in and put and end to proceedings! This fight is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Thomas Raven!
A pretty intense looking Thomas Raven took the opportunity post-fight to ask for a shot at the title.
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Event: Syn 508 - Mood vs De Gaul     
Date:   Feb 26, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli and Friedrich Von Kuschelbär. Von Kuschelbär has chosen Erasure - Always as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

183 cm
33
192 lbs
25 - 9 - 0
183 cm
28
193 lbs
27 - 11 - 1
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 middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Friedrich Von Kuschelbär!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Von Kuschelbär lands a jab-cross combination.
Von Kuschelbär misses with an uppercut. Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a straight right.
Kaunismieli misses with a looping right.
Kaunismieli dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kaunismieli throws a shot from downtown. Von Kuschelbär moves away and avoids it.
Von Kuschelbär scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Kaunismieli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Von Kuschelbär throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
A nice leg kick lands there from Von Kuschelbär.

Von Kuschelbär gets the takedown into side control.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli gets back to half guard.
Kaunismieli is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Kaunismieli wants to control but Von Kuschelbär is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's one minute 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. Von Kuschelbär connects with a nice short shot to Kaunismieli's temple.
Von Kuschelbär throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Kaunismieli is concentrating on defense, preventing Von Kuschelbär from advancing position.
Von Kuschelbär seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Kaunismieli won't allow Von Kuschelbär to pass to mount.
Kaunismieli trying to control but Von Kuschelbär postures up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Kaunismieli has hold of Von Kuschelbär's hands but Von Kuschelbär slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Von Kuschelbär looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Kaunismieli with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Von Kuschelbär keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Kaunismieli controls Von Kuschelbär momentarily but Von Kuschelbär frees himself.
Von Kuschelbär trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

Kaunismieli escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Von Kuschelbär gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Kaunismieli looking to control.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Von Kuschelbär's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Von Kuschelbär is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.

Kaunismieli working for a triangle but Von Kuschelbär defends it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

Kaunismieli has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Von Kuschelbär can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Von Kuschelbär engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

Kaunismieli throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

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.

Kaunismieli throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Von Kuschelbär escapes and throws Kaunismieli's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Kaunismieli is trying to get back to half guard.
Von Kuschelbär working the head with strikes.
Kaunismieli can't do much from the bottom here.
Kaunismieli is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Von Kuschelbär scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Kaunismieli to see if he's OK.
Von Kuschelbär working the ground and pound.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Friedrich Von Kuschelbär 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.


Von Kuschelbär goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch there but Von Kuschelbär circles away.
Von Kuschelbär tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Kaunismieli swivels and escapes.
Von Kuschelbär throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Von Kuschelbär lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Von Kuschelbär avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
Von Kuschelbär slips under a jab.
Von Kuschelbär throws out a leg kick but Kaunismieli moves out of range and Von Kuschelbär only half commits.
A left lands for Von Kuschelbär.
Von Kuschelbär throws out a powerful jab.
Kaunismieli throws a one two combo.

It looks like Friedrich Von Kuschelbär has been cut.
A punch combination from Von Kuschelbär misses.
Good standup being displayed there by Von Kuschelbär as he connects with a hook.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A punch combination from Von Kuschelbär misses.
Von Kuschelbär throws a leg kick that is checked
and Kaunismieli cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kaunismieli connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Von Kuschelbär scrambles back to his feet.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch but Von Kuschelbär swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
An inside leg kick lands from Von Kuschelbär.
Von Kuschelbär swings for the body but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Von Kuschelbär pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kaunismieli fails in his attempt to clinch.
Kaunismieli getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

Von Kuschelbär gets tackled into the cage by Kaunismieli. Kaunismieli maintains the clinch.
Von Kuschelbär goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Von Kuschelbär.

Von Kuschelbär manages to break the clinch.
Von Kuschelbär on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Von Kuschelbär throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kaunismieli sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Von Kuschelbär throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Friedrich Von Kuschelbär seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli is looking to chop away at Von Kuschelbär's legs.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kaunismieli lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Von Kuschelbär takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Kaunismieli wants to clinch.
Kaunismieli throws a poor cross that misses
letting Von Kuschelbär counter with a right hand.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Von Kuschelbär.
Kaunismieli looks to land a left hand but Von Kuschelbär moved out of range nicely.
Von Kuschelbär lands a body shot.
Kaunismieli scores with a hook.
Von Kuschelbär tries to land a front kick but Kaunismieli steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Von Kuschelbär lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Kaunismieli throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Von Kuschelbär sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
Von Kuschelbär takes a swing at Kaunismieli's ribcage but misses.
Kaunismieli throws a leg kick but Von Kuschelbär sees it coming and moves out of range.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch but Von Kuschelbär swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Kaunismieli lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
A big right from Von Kuschelbär misses.
Kaunismieli rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Von Kuschelbär moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Good exchange - Von Kuschelbär coming out on top.
Von Kuschelbär fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Von Kuschelbär moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Von Kuschelbär fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Von Kuschelbär throws a right hand that misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a nice body shot.
Kaunismieli fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli thuds his right hand into Von Kuschelbär's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Nice defenses there by Von Kuschelbär.
Kaunismieli fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Von Kuschelbär checks it well.
Kaunismieli is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Von Kuschelbär.
Von Kuschelbär looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Von Kuschelbär throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Von Kuschelbär tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Kaunismieli is able to avoid easily.
Kaunismieli wants to land a leg kick but Von Kuschelbär is out of range.
Kaunismieli thuds his right hand into Von Kuschelbär's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Kaunismieli moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Von Kuschelbär connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Von Kuschelbär has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Kaunismieli connects with a nice looking jab.
Von Kuschelbär connects with a body shot.
Kaunismieli is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Kalervo Kaunismieli will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Friedrich Von Kuschelbär's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Von Kuschelbär connects with a leg kick. Kaunismieli looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Kaunismieli takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Von Kuschelbär throws a right and a left that Kaunismieli avoids nicely.
Kaunismieli tried to counter with a leg kick but Von Kuschelbär avoided it.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up but Von Kuschelbär circles away and keeps his distance.
Kaunismieli blocks the body kick.
Kaunismieli throwing a counter right hand but Von Kuschelbär manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli lands with a cross.
Kaunismieli lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Kaunismieli throws a lazy right hand but Von Kuschelbär sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Von Kuschelbär throws a leg kick but Kaunismieli sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Kaunismieli seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Von Kuschelbär defending well as Kaunismieli loads up on a big left hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Von Kuschelbär throws a big shot that misses.
A telegraphed right hand from Von Kuschelbär misses the target.
Kaunismieli tries to counter by clinching up but Von Kuschelbär breaks away and moves out of range.
Kaunismieli swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.

Kaunismieli gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Kaunismieli throws a head punch that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a body punch.
Von Kuschelbär lands a right hand that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Von Kuschelbär lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Von Kuschelbär tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Kaunismieli.
Von Kuschelbär lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Kaunismieli prevents a body shot from Von Kuschelbär.
Kaunismieli blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kaunismieli tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Von Kuschelbär lands a hook to the side of the head.
Von Kuschelbär scores with a hook to the body.

Von Kuschelbär manages to break the clinch.
Von Kuschelbär avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
Von Kuschelbär throws a jab when Kaunismieli was well out of range.
Kaunismieli uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Von Kuschelbär.
Good leg kick by Kaunismieli there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A big left from Von Kuschelbär misses.
Kaunismieli jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kaunismieli lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kaunismieli dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kaunismieli blocks a jab.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a low kick.
Von Kuschelbär's jab looks to have found its range, popping Kaunismieli under the eye.
Von Kuschelbär staying out of range there.
A telegraphed right hand from Kaunismieli misses the target.
Kaunismieli throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Von Kuschelbär has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kaunismieli finds it's way round the side to connect with Von Kuschelbär's head.
Kaunismieli jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Von Kuschelbär on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Von Kuschelbär takes a body punch but keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Von Kuschelbär looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
Von Kuschelbär on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Von Kuschelbär rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kaunismieli counters with a right hand to the body.
A head kick from Kaunismieli lands but Von Kuschelbär takes it in his stride.
Von Kuschelbär walks into a straight right hand from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli connects with a solid leg kick.
A big right from Kaunismieli misses.
Good standup being displayed there by Kaunismieli as he connects with a hook.
Kaunismieli pivots, looking for a leg kick but Von Kuschelbär is out of range and Kaunismieli settles back down.
Von Kuschelbär scores with a decent looking hook.
Kaunismieli fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Von Kuschelbär throws a chopping leg kick but Kaunismieli manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli throws a jab but it's blocked by Von Kuschelbär.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli looks to throw the jab but Von Kuschelbär is out of range.
A big left from Kaunismieli misses.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut. Von Kuschelbär saw that one coming.
Von Kuschelbär swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Von Kuschelbär misses with a wild body shot.
Von Kuschelbär swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kaunismieli connects with a body shot that sends Von Kuschelbär's belly button to the back.
Kaunismieli throws a right and a left that both miss.
Von Kuschelbär throws a poor cross that misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a slapping leg kick.
Von Kuschelbär throws the left hand but Kaunismieli avoids the punch easily.

Kaunismieli moves into the clinch successfully.
Kaunismieli blocks an uppercut.
Kaunismieli throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Von Kuschelbärs head.
Kaunismieli prevents a body shot from Von Kuschelbär.
A short uppercut from Von Kuschelbär.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kalervo Kaunismieli showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Kaunismieli 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 Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 29:29
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 29:28
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 28:29

The fight is ruled a draw!
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Event: Syn 504 - Rocker vs Cabrera II     
Date:   Feb 08, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jerry Kokane and Kalervo Kaunismieli. Kokane comes to the cage accompanied by Escape From the Madness . Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

185 cm
33
190 lbs
31 - 10 - 0
183 cm
33
192 lbs
25 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
Hellbent

Hellbent
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Jerry Kokane!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Richard Clark and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli looks to clinch
and Kokane counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kaunismieli rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kokane counters with a straight right hand.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook.
Kokane misses with a telegraphed body shot
enabling Kaunismieli to counter with a crisp jab.
Kaunismieli looks to score with a jab to the body but Kokane is just out of range.
Decent striking displayed by Kokane there.
Nice body punch from Kokane.
Kokane fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
Kokane tries to land a front kick but Kaunismieli steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Kaunismieli works the jab nicely.
Kaunismieli swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Kokane counters with a lovely straight right hand!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kaunismieli with a hook.
Kaunismieli scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Kaunismieli connects with a solid leg kick.
Kaunismieli takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli takes a jab right on the kisser.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kokane. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the strikes.
Kokane cracks a nice hook into Kaunismieli's ribs.
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kaunismieli lands with an uppercut that bounces Kokane off the cage and back into range.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Kokane's head backwards.
Kokane has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Kaunismieli finds it's way round the side to connect with Kokane's head.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Kaunismieli connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Kaunismieli throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Kokane on the side of the head.
Kokane misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kaunismieli.
Kokane just misses with a punch 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!
Kaunismieli misses with a wild combination.
Kokane misses with a jab, cross combination.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kokane displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kaunismieli throws out the jab.
Kokane throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Kaunismieli.
Kokane loads up on a big right hand but Kaunismieli slips the punch.
Kokane misses with an uppercut. Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
A lazy left from Kaunismieli finds it's target.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut.
Kokane throwing a counter right hand but Kaunismieli manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook. Kokane ducked under it nicely.
Kokane scores with a crisp jab that stopped Kaunismieli in his tracks.
Kaunismieli swings away with a body shot that misses
and Kokane connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kokane is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Kokane walks into a jab.
Kokane throws out a loose jab but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook
and Kokane counters with a nice body shot.
Kokane with a body punch. A glancing blow.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kokane.
Kokane misses with a hook. Kaunismieli ducked under it nicely.
Kokane moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a leg kick that is checked
and Kokane counters with an inside leg kick.
Kokane swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kaunismieli.
Good standup being displayed there by Kaunismieli as he connects with a hook.

Kaunismieli moves into the clinch.
Kokane swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kaunismieli tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kokane working aggressively here.
Kokane softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
Still in the clinch, Kokane scores with a nice short uppercut.
Kokane goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Kokane avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Kaunismieli.
Kokane has a couple of punches blocked by Kaunismieli.

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!
Kaunismieli scores with a nice hook to the head.
Kokane lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
Kokane misses with some punches.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch on the inside.
Kokane blocks a body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Kokane backwards.
A body shot lands from Kokane.
Kokane tries to work over Kaunismieli's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kokane is trying to break the clinch but Kaunismieli has him pressed against the cage.
A nice left hand lands by Kokane.

Kokane breaks from the clinch.
A swing and a miss from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook
and Kokane counters with a flying knee that drops Kaunismieli! Kokane dives in and finishes the fight with a flurry of strikes from the mount!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:44 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jerry Kokane!
Jerry Kokane thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: Syn 502 - Gymer vs Golstein     
Date:   Jan 29, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Vaas Haas and Kalervo Kaunismieli. Haas comes to the cage accompanied by Małpa - Sztorm. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

188 cm
30
185 lbs
16 - 6 - 1
183 cm
33
192 lbs
24 - 8 - 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 middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Vaas Haas!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, James Ackerman and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli blocks a jab.
Kaunismieli throws out a counter right but Haas avoids it with no problem.
Haas uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Kaunismieli has time to react.
Haas looks to throw a body kick
and Kaunismieli connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Haas misses with a low kick.
Kaunismieli tries a low kick but Haas avoids it.
Haas looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Kaunismieli avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kaunismieli lands with a hook. Haas tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Haas finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kaunismieli jabs at Haas's body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Haas lands a head shot.
Haas throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Good work by Kaunismieli as he checks the leg kick.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kaunismieli! But no joy.
Kaunismieli throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Haas sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch there but Haas circles away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Haas misses with a low kick.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Haas.
Haas displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kaunismieli throws out the jab.
Kaunismieli scores with a one two! Haas had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.

It looks like Vaas Haas has been cut.
Kaunismieli looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Haas displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kaunismieli throws out the jab.
Kaunismieli looks to throw the jab but Haas is out of range.
Haas connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Kaunismieli's hands.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick but it's checked well by Haas.

Kaunismieli closes the distance and clinches.
Kaunismieli pushes Haas back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Haas is trying to force a seperation but Kaunismieli has the dominant position.
Kaunismieli lands a body shot.
Kaunismieli throws a punch but it's blocked by Haas.

Haas breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A swing and a miss from Haas.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli feints and then cracks Haas's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Haas down.
A big right from Haas misses.
Haas throws a head kick that misses.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Haas moves away
and Haas connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kaunismieli pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kaunismieli takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
A clash of legs there as Kaunismieli blocks the low kick.
Kaunismieli wants to counter the offense by Haas and move into the clinch position.
Haas misses with a body shot
and Kaunismieli counters with a leg kick.
Haas scores with a kick to the midsection.
Kaunismieli cracks a nice hook into Haas's ribs.
Haas throws a body shot but no joy.
Kaunismieli lands a nice shot that snaps Haas's head back.
Haas misses with a hook.
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Haas throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Kaunismieli counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Haas takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

Kaunismieli moves into the clinch.
Haas tries a body shot but Kaunismieli blocks it.

Haas breaks from the clinch.
Kaunismieli tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.

Kaunismieli drives through and clinches with Haas against the cage.
Kaunismieli digs a right hand into Haas's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Haas's gas tank.
A short body shot lands from Kaunismieli as the two fighters clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Kaunismieli fails to land.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Haas's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Haas.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Haas wants to stall.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with an uppercut but Haas uses good head movement to avoid it.
A battle for position here, against the cage.

Haas breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Kaunismieli throws a right and a left that both miss.
Kaunismieli uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Haas.
Haas scores with a jab to the body.
Haas swings widly with a right hand
letting Kaunismieli counter with a right hand.
Kaunismieli scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Haas.
Kaunismieli swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Haas scores with a spinning back kick!
Kaunismieli checks a leg kick.
A countering left hand to the body from Kaunismieli misses.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch but Haas swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Haas scoring well with a low kick there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Haas feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Kaunismieli's calf.
Haas rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight right hand.
Kaunismieli moves out of range as Haas strikes.
Kaunismieli just misses with a punch to the body.
The fighters circling - Haas throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Haas needs to keep his hands up - Kaunismieli had a free shot at his head there.
Haas throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Haas moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a lunging right hand
and Haas counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Haas catches Kaunismieli with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Haas lands a nice looking body shot.
Kaunismieli slips a jab from Haas.
Kaunismieli flicks out a counter leg kick but Haas steps away.
Nice defenses there by Kaunismieli.
Haas scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Haas moves out of range.
Haas avoids a punch combination nicely.
Kaunismieli connects with a nice looking jab.
Haas thuds a left hand into Kaunismieli's body.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook. Haas ducked under it nicely.
Kaunismieli throws the left hand but Haas avoids the punch easily.
An attempted straight right counter from Haas misses the target.
Vaas Haas is winning the standup battle so far.
A jab lands there for Haas.
Haas cracks Kaunismieli with a right hand to the side of the head.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Kaunismieli tries a body shot but Haas blocks it.
Kaunismieli working aggressively here.
Haas tries to stall but Kaunismieli uses the opportunity to gain a better position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Haas tries to stall but Kaunismieli uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Kaunismieli has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Haas seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Kaunismieli can turn it around.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kaunismieli has Haas pressed against the cage, preventing Haas from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Haas avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.

Haas escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Haas on the wrong end of a nice jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A looping hook to the body misses from Haas. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Haas misses with a double jab
and Kaunismieli counters with a three punch combo that has Haas backing up. Haas nods at Kaunismieli to acknowledge the strikes.
Haas keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kaunismieli.
Haas looks to throw a body kick
letting Kaunismieli counter with a right hand.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice strike.

Vaas Haas's cut is getting worse.
Haas misses the shot to the body.
It seemed like Kaunismieli was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Haas goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kaunismieli doesn't manage to clinch there - Haas circles away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Haas thumps Kaunismieli with a low kick.
Haas bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Kaunismieli's head.
Haas misses the shot to the body.
Kaunismieli blocks a low kick nicely.
Haas keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kaunismieli throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Haas on the side of the head.
Haas throws a chopping leg kick but Kaunismieli manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Kaunismieli is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Haas with a body shot.
Kaunismieli lands a nice shot to the body.
Good standup being displayed there by Kaunismieli as he connects with a hook.

Kaunismieli has closed the distance and engaged Haas in a clinch.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch in the clinch.
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Kaunismieli works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Haas blocks a body shot from Kaunismieli.
A shot in the inside from Haas.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kaunismieli misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Haas blocking some punches.
Kaunismieli keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Haas's efforts to push away.
Kaunismieli goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kaunismieli tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Kaunismieli tries to work over Haas's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A nice right hand lands inside from Haas.
A nice left hand lands by Kaunismieli.
Haas working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Haas stalling in the clinch but Kaunismieli improves position.
Kaunismieli tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Haas's elbow.
Haas just leaning against Kaunismieli, taking a breather.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Kaunismieli misses with the head strike.
Kaunismieli lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

Haas breaks the clinch.

Kaunismieli has taken the fight to the clinch.
Kaunismieli lands a shot to the body.
Haas wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Haas takes a shot to the head.
Haas has a couple of punches blocked by Kaunismieli.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kalervo Kaunismieli showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Vaas Haas's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Haas tried to score with a low kick but Kaunismieli checks it.
Haas throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Haas misses with a left hand
and Haas takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Haas steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kaunismieli.
Haas quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Haas looks to throw the jab but Kaunismieli is out of range.
Kaunismieli misses the shot to the body.
Kaunismieli scores with a jab to the jaw.
Haas throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Haas throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Haas manages to avoid it.
Nice defenses there by Kaunismieli.
Haas moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands with an uppercut that bounces Haas off the cage and back into range.
Haas checks a low kick from Kaunismieli.
Haas changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Haas slips under a jab from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Kaunismieli looks to clinch
and Haas counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Haas uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kaunismieli.
Haas jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Kaunismieli throws a right and a left that Haas avoids nicely.
Haas avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Haas ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kaunismieli moves away.
Kaunismieli will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Haas tries to counter with a takedown but Kaunismieli is quick to defend against it.
Kaunismieli looks to score with a jab to the body but Haas is just out of range.
Haas drops down looking for a counter takedown but Kaunismieli sprawls and moves away.
Haas defending well as Kaunismieli loads up on a big left hand.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Haas.
Haas paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Haas uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a double jab.
Haas tries to counter with a takedown but Kaunismieli is quick to defend against it.
Haas staying out of range there.
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!
Kaunismieli throws a head kick that half lands.
Kaunismieli scores with a punch to the head.
Kaunismieli cracks Haas with a right hand to the side of the head.
Vaas Haas has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Haas comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Kaunismieli fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Haas looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Haas lands a body shot.
Haas looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Kaunismieli throws a jab when Haas was well out of range.
Kaunismieli scores with a decent looking hook.
Kaunismieli lands a jab to Haas's midsection.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Haas swings for the body but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli digs a good body shot into Haas's ribs.
Kaunismieli connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
A big right from Kaunismieli misses.
Haas looks for the body kick but Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Kaunismieli looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Haas does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Kaunismieli misses with a jab, cross combination.

Haas tries to keep at a distance but Kaunismieli has taken the fight into the clinch.
Kaunismieli lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Haas backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.
Haas working hard to break the clinch.
Haas tries to stall but Kaunismieli uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Haas throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kaunismielis head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Haas taking a breather.
Haas lands with a left to the head.

Haas has picked Kaunismieli up - he's going for a ride! Haas dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kaunismieli tries to roll over but Haas keeps him under control.
Kaunismieli is holding on to half guard well.
Let's hope that Kaunismieli has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Kaunismieli is looking to control Haas's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Kaunismieli avoid being mounted?

And that's the end of the fight!
Kalervo Kaunismieli comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Kaunismieli 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 Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 27:30
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kalervo Kaunismieli!

During a confident post fight interview, Kalervo Kaunismieli thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: Syn 495 - Olympic Finals     
Date:   Dec 30, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli and Karol Tarczynski. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

183 cm
33
192 lbs
23 - 8 - 0
186 cm
37
185 lbs
33 - 12 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Karol Tarczynski!
The judges for this bout are Richard Clark, Sam Margolis and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli misses with a hook
and Tarczynski counters with a good low kick that Kaunismieli was not able to check.
Kaunismieli wants to clinch up but Tarczynski keeps it at a distance.
Tarczynski throws a hook but Kaunismieli blocks it.
Kaunismieli lands a right hook to the body.
Tarczynski walks into a left hand.
Tarczynski loads up on a big right hand but Kaunismieli slips the punch.
Tarczynski misses with a leg kick.
Kaunismieli misses with an attempted mid kick.
Kaunismieli has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Heart Cave (8 elites, 4 double-elites, 1 triple) in the buildup to the fight.
Tarczynski digs a good hook to Kaunismieli's body.
The fighters circling - Kaunismieli throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tarczynski ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Tarczynski's ribcage but misses.
Tarczynski tries to counter by closing the distance.
Kaunismieli throws a sloppy body shot
and Tarczynski counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Tarczynski moves out of range of the strikes.
Tarczynski is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Kaunismieli with a body shot.
We've been informed that Tarczynski has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli with a nice cross.

It looks like Karol Tarczynski has been cut.
Tarczynski uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kaunismieli.
Jab, jab by Tarczynski - just one landing.
Nice jab there from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Tarczynski manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Tarczynski steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kaunismieli.
Tarczynski doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch up but Tarczynski swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Tarczynski flicks out a counter leg kick but Kaunismieli steps away.
Nice shot by Kaunismieli.
Tarczynski buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kaunismieli scores with a crisp jab that stopped Tarczynski in his tracks.
Tarczynski uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kaunismieli.
Tarczynski looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Tarczynski lands a right hook to the body.
Kaunismieli throws out a loose jab but Tarczynski uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tarczynski takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kaunismieli fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Tarczynski has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Kaunismieli listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Tarczynski is out of range.
Kaunismieli blocks a leg kick.
Tarczynski lands a body shot.
Tarczynski jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kaunismieli moves in looking to clinch but Tarczynski pushes him off.
Kaunismieli with a hook.
Kaunismieli loads up on a big right hand but Tarczynski slips the punch.
Kaunismieli backing away here, and Tarczynski unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Tarczynski throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Kaunismieli's head.

Kaunismieli clinches with his opponent.

Tarczynski escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Kaunismieli throws a head kick that looked like it stung.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Tarczynski.
Both fighters circling a little - Tarczynski finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Kaunismieli blocks a head kick by Tarczynski.
Tarczynski misses with an uppercut. Kaunismieli saw that one coming.
Tarczynski scores with a jab to the jaw.
Kaunismieli is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.

Kaunismieli clinches up with Tarczynski and pushes him back against the cage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a left hand that snaps the head of Tarczynski backwards.
Tarczynski taking a breather.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice hook to the head.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch on the inside.
Tarczynski misses with a hook to the ribs.
Still in the clinch, Kaunismieli scores with a nice short uppercut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Tarczynski misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands with a short shot to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli struggles to land a body shot inside as Tarczynski controls his hands.
Kaunismieli lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Tarczynski backwards.
Tarczynski lands a body shot.
Tarczynski misses with a punch to the body.
Kaunismieli throws a punch but it's blocked by Tarczynski.
Tarczynski lands with a right to the head.
Tarczynski can't find room to land a body shot as Kaunismieli controls the action.
Tarczynski is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Tarczynski content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Kaunismieli tries a body shot but Tarczynski blocks it.
Tarczynski misses with a hook from the clinch.
Still in the clinch, Kaunismieli scores with a nice short uppercut.
Tarczynski blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tarczynski is looking to control Kaunismieli's arms but Kaunismieli gets an underhook and turns him. Now Tarczynski has his back to the cage.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch in the clinch.
Tarczynski doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tarczynski trying to stall but Kaunismieli improves his position.
Tarczynski wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
A head punch on the inside from Tarczynski fails to land.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tarczynski misses with a punch to the body.
Tarczynski stalling in the clinch but Kaunismieli improves position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kaunismieli misses with a lunging right hand
and Tarczynski counters with a right hand to the body.

Kaunismieli fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Tarczynski, pushing him back against the cage.
Kaunismieli lands a hook that snaps the head of Tarczynski backwards.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Kaunismieli.
Tarczynski stalling in the clinch but Kaunismieli improves position.
Tarczynski wants to stall.
Kaunismieli lands an uppercut.
A body shot lands from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli swings wildly with an uppercut but Tarczynski uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kaunismieli effectively controlling the action here.
Kaunismieli is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Tarczynski can do to turn this around?
Kaunismieli's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tarczynski is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Kaunismieli is defending well for now.
Tarczynski misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kaunismieli lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Tarczynski tries to circle away but Kaunismieli has him pinned against the cage.
Tarczynski throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Tarczynski blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tarczynski pressing his opponent against the cage.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tarczynski throws a punch but it's blocked by Kaunismieli.
Tarczynski misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tarczynski swings wildly with an uppercut but Kaunismieli uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kaunismieli scores with a hook to the body.
Tarczynski lands a nice uppercut.
A nice right hand lands inside from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Tarczynski avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.

Tarczynski breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Tarczynski misses with a wild body shot.
Kalervo Kaunismieli seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Kaunismieli checks the leg kick nicely there.
Kaunismieli moves out of range of the body kick.
Tarczynski slips a jab from Kaunismieli.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tarczynski.
Kaunismieli swings widly with a right hand
enabling Tarczynski to counter with a crisp jab.
Kaunismieli lands a slapping body shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tarczynski scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Tarczynski on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Kaunismieli checks a low kick from Tarczynski.
Kaunismieli appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Tarczynski takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Kaunismieli lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Kaunismieli misses with an uppercut
and Tarczynski counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Kaunismieli misses with a looping left.
Kaunismieli sets himself, and Tarczynski steps forward looking for the clinch! Kaunismieli avoids it this time.
Tarczynski lands with a straight right. Kaunismieli didn't see that one coming.
Kaunismieli tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Tarczynski looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Tarczynski bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick from Tarczynski misses.
Kaunismieli lands with a shot to the body.
Kaunismieli misses the shot to the body.
Kaunismieli tries to close the distance and clinch up but Tarczynski swats him away and circles back towards the center.
It seemed like Tarczynski was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A slow jab from Kaunismieli misses its intended target.
Kaunismieli lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Donk. Kaunismieli catches Tarczynski right on the button with a cross.
Nice uppercut there from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tarczynski manages to avoid it.
Kaunismieli with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Tarczynski lands a nice hook to Kaunismieli's body. Kaunismieli takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Kaunismieli throws a shot from downtown. Tarczynski moves away and avoids it.
Tarczynski let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Tarczynski throws a sloppy head kick and Kaunismieli moves out of range easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tarczynski scores with a jab 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!
Kaunismieli moves into range and connects with a jab.
Kaunismieli misses with a wild body shot.

Kaunismieli gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Kaunismieli misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tarczynski blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Kaunismieli misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tarczynski tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Kaunismieli avoids it.
Tarczynski tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Kaunismieli avoids it.
Tarczynski misses with some punches.
A hook to the body from Kaunismieli.
Tarczynski is breathing heavily.
Tarczynski misses with the head strike.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Tarczynski lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Kaunismieli backwards.
A nice right hand lands inside from Kaunismieli.
A body shot lands from Tarczynski.
Kaunismieli misses with a punch to the body.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tarczynski creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kalervo Kaunismieli dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Karol Tarczynski's cut.
That's time! Kaunismieli's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Tarczynski lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Kaunismieli lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Tarczynski at a distance.
Tarczynski ducks under a wild hook from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli throws a combination. Tarczynski tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Kaunismieli scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Kaunismieli lands with a shot to the body.
Kaunismieli throws a front kick aimed at Tarczynski's knee but Tarczynski avoids it well.
Tarczynski is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Kaunismieli takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tarczynski bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tarczynski is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Kaunismieli dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Tarczynski. That did some damage!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kaunismieli listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands a jab to Tarczynski's midsection.
Tarczynski misses the shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tarczynski throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Kaunismieli misses the target.

Kaunismieli forces Tarczynski back against the cage and clinches.
Kaunismieli doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tarczynski misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tarczynski is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Kaunismieli is defending well for now.
Tarczynski tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
A short body shot lands from Kaunismieli as the two fighters clinch.
Tarczynski takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
A short left from Kaunismieli.
Tarczynski fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch in the clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Kaunismieli.
Tarczynski's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Tarczynski misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kaunismieli working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Kaunismieli lands a right hand.
Tarczynski has had enough of the clinch but Kaunismieli keeps him there for the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli lands an uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kaunismieli lands a shoulder strike.
Tarczynski tries to stall but Kaunismieli uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Good body shot from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli scores with a shoulder strike.
Kaunismieli pushes Tarczynski back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

Tarczynski is rocked!
Kaunismieli blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Karol Tarczynski has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Tarczynski is still on wobbly legs! Can Kaunismieli finish him?
Kaunismieli tries a body shot but Tarczynski blocks it.
Kaunismieli blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tarczynski seems to have recovered his senses.
Tarczynski connects with a knee to the head.
Kaunismieli presses Tarczynski against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
A left hand lands to the body for Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands on the inside with an uppercut.
A hook to the body from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Kaunismieli lands a body punch in the clinch.
Kaunismieli is leaning against Tarczynski and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Kaunismieli working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tarczynski tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Kaunismieli avoids it.
A nice left hand lands by Kaunismieli.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli avoiding damage as Tarczynski throws knees to the body.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kaunismieli creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Kaunismieli softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Kaunismieli lands a big right hand! Tarczynski is out cold! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:20 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Kalervo Kaunismieli!
After winning the bout, Kalervo Kaunismieli 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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