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Event: TWGC 23 (185lbs, D1): Sydney Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Dec 08, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 0 p4p, 0 weight class) and The Steel Penn Alliance (ranked 7488 p4p, 0 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




175 cm
40 yrs
193 lbs



189 cm
43 yrs
201 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the middleweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Bahamas, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 3 losses; Jay Gatsby! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Hilo, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 4 losses; The Steel Penn Alliance!
The judges for this bout are Steve Erwin, Winston Howard and John Mangel.


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

Steel Penn Alliance shoots in and bounces Gatsby off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Gatsby (0) vs (2) Steel Penn Alliance
Steel Penn Alliance pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Gatsby is keeping the position for now.
Steel Penn Alliance looking to sit in guard and control but Gatsby gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (2) vs (2) Steel Penn Alliance

Gatsby avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Steel Penn Alliance is trying to keep Gatsby in close.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steel Penn Alliance might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Gatsby haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

Steel Penn Alliance working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Gatsby doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Gatsby manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Gatsby has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Steel Penn Alliance controls Gatsby momentarily but Gatsby frees himself.
Steel Penn Alliance tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Steel Penn Alliance throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Gatsby escapes and throws Steel Penn Alliance's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Gatsby (5) vs (2) Steel Penn Alliance
Gatsby controlling the position from side mount.
Steel Penn Alliance is trying to get back to half guard.
Steel Penn Alliance manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (5) vs (4) Steel Penn Alliance

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Steel Penn Alliance trying to control from half guard but Gatsby is working away.

Steel Penn Alliance seems to be looking for submissions.
Gatsby wants to control but Steel Penn Alliance is keeping busy and won't allow it.

Steel Penn Alliance is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Steel Penn Alliance wants to take a breather but Gatsby is having none of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Steel Penn Alliance is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Gatsby desperately trying to maintain half guard.
My spies in Steel's Grappling Penn inform me that Steel Penn Alliance has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Gatsby is not content to let Steel Penn Alliance control the position.

Steel Penn Alliance is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Gatsby has managed to free his arm - good work.
Steel Penn Alliance passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Gatsby!
Score +3 for passing guard: Gatsby (5) vs (7) Steel Penn Alliance

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby has worked his way to half guard, taking advantage of Steel Penn Alliance's lack of action.

Steel Penn Alliance looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Gatsby wants to control but Steel Penn Alliance is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's six minutes gone in the round.

Steel Penn Alliance is trying to work for a kimura but Gatsby is defending well.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 6:17 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). The Steel Penn Alliance!
The Steel Penn Alliance thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

Event: CEFC 314     
Date:   Oct 27, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 43 p4p, 9 weight class) and Three Dog (ranked 233 p4p, 33 weight class). Dog has chosen Fallout as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. I'm sure you'll be fascinated to know that I was talking to some pointless Z list celebrity before the fight and he thought that Three Dog was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

175 cm
39
193 lbs
39 - 19 - 0
203 cm
30
221 lbs
18 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Kimura Klothing
CAGED CROW Clothings 50$

Sportivité
Arcticus University: London



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 39 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Three Dog!
The judges for this bout are Joseph Jones, Bruno Lombardi and Reed Andrews.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby is looking to clinch.
Gatsby lands a nice looking body shot.
Dog lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Gatsby wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
A looping hook to the body misses from Dog. Gatsby does a little dance to reset his feet.
Dog waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a two punch combination.

Gatsby moves into the clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Dog.
Dog can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Dog.
A short right from Gatsby on the inside.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gatsby makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Dog prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby presses Dog against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.

Dog successfully pulls guard.

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

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

Dog has his foot on Gatsby's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Gatsby works his way back into a safe position though.
Gatsby trying to control but Dog is working from the bottom.
Gatsby scoring with punches to the head and body.
Gatsby lands a couple of elbows.
Dog wants to sweep here but Gatsby controlling him for the moment.
Our spies down at at Sweat inform us that Dog has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
Gatsby passes into half guard.
Gatsby controlling the action here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dog trying to hold on to Gatsby's head to control him but Gatsby postures up.
Gatsby trying to mount his opponent but Dog defends it.
Ground and pound from Gatsby.
Dog is trying to get back to full guard.
Gatsby scores with a couple of good hammerfists.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dog trying to control from the bottom.
Dog pushes Gatsby off but Gatsby dives into side control.
Gatsby cracks Dog with a big elbow.
Gatsby landing a few strikes.
Gatsby working the ground and pound from side control.
Dog takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Gatsby cracks Dog with a big right hand but Dog just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Dog tries to improve position but can't.
Gatsby wants to lay and pray for a moment but Dog keeps working.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dog manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.

Gatsby is looking for a kimura here.
Gatsby lands with a punch from half guard.
Gatsby working over Dog with some ground and pound. Dog looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Gatsby seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Three Dog!
Three Dog is the new light heavyweight champion!
Three Dog thanked the fans post fight for their support.
Jay Gatsby was interviewed post fight and said 'Damn, I had him. I don't think I'd have lost if... In fact, I'm sure I won this fight, hope you give me a rematch, old sport. Can't repeat the past? Why, of course you can... of course you can. '.
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hype
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pop
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RATING
33%

 

Event: CFEC 310     
Date:   Oct 13, 2018

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Leeland Lillard (ranked 129 p4p, 20 weight class) and Jay Gatsby (ranked 79 p4p, 13 weight class). 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?

192 cm
32
217 lbs
21 - 9 - 0
175 cm
39
193 lbs
38 - 19 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter
Bullet Proof System

Kimura Klothing
CAGED CROW Clothings 50$



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Leeland Lillard!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
The judges for this bout are Elvis Blanc, Trevor Gratis and Yves DeLean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Lillard is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Gatsby goes for a double leg but Lillard avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Lillard continues to drive forward.
Lillard appears to be looking for a big counter.
Gatsby takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Lillard throws a sloppy head kick and Gatsby moves out of range easily.
Lillard throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Gatsby feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Lillard's calf.
Lillard looks to score with a jab to the body but Gatsby is just out of range.
Gatsby tries to clinch up but Lillard circles away and keeps his distance.
Jay Gatsby seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gatsby shoots in for a double leg but Lillard sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
A jab from Gatsby does it's job there.
Gatsby throws a low kick, looking for Lillard's leg but Lillard calmly moves out of range.
A head kick misses from Lillard.
Gatsby lands with an uppercut that bounces Lillard off the cage and back into range.
Lillard swats away the attempt to clinch by Gatsby.
Lillard was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

Gatsby has taken the fight to the clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A short uppercut from Gatsby.
Lillard throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Lillard misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lillard scores with a shoulder strike.
Gatsby makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gatsby lands a shot to the body.
Lillard working aggressively here.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
A short right from Lillard.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Lillard.
A nice left hand lands by Lillard.
A right handed body shot lands from Gatsby.
Lillard lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Lillard blocks it.

Gatsby turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Lillard tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Lillard avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Gatsby.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby 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.
Lillard is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
You can see the frustration on Lillard's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Gatsby misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Gatsby working the ground and pound but Lillard is defending the strikes.
Gatsby trying to control the action but Lillard is working from the bottom.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby looks up at the clock and then as Lillard takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Gatsby smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!
Lillard is not content to let Gatsby control the position.
Gatsby in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.
Gatsby throws an elbow but Lillard slips to the side and avoids it well.
Gatsby working the ground and pound.
Lillard is looking to regain half guard here but Gatsby keeps moving and retains side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Lillard regains half guard, as Gatsby was trying to land strikes.
Gatsby looks to land a strike but Lillard avoids it nicely and regains full guard.
Lillard keeping full guard, as Gatsby tries to pass.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gatsby slips nicely into half guard.
Lillard is not content to let Gatsby control the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Lillard throws a big shot that misses.
Gatsby tries to counter by closing the distance.
Gatsby throws the left hand but Lillard avoids the punch easily.
Lillard lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Good leg kick by Gatsby there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Lillard throws a front kick aimed at Gatsby's knee but Gatsby avoids it well.
Lillard takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Lillard slips a jab and a cross from Gatsby.
Lillard throws a jab but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Lillard circles away from the clinch attempt.
A jab lands there for Gatsby.
Gatsby goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Lillard tried to score with a low kick but Gatsby checks it.
Gatsby tries to clinch but Lillard moves out of range.
Lillard stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Lillard wants it to stay on the feet.
Lillard just misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby connects with a body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Lillard swats away the attempt to clinch by Gatsby.
Gatsby is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Lillard is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Gatsby scores with a punch to the head.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch but Lillard swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Lillard avoids the body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby looks to land a body kick but Lillard moved away.
Lillard is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Lillard throws a hook to the side of Gatsby's head but Gatsby sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gatsby swings widly with a right hand
and Lillard counters with a series of strikes. Gatsby will be more careful next time no doubt.
Lillard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Leeland Lillard is winning the standup battle so far.
Gatsby tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Leeland Lillard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Gatsby shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Gatsby accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Gatsby throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Lillard works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gatsby trying to control the position from guard on top but Lillard is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Gatsby has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Gatsby trying to control the position from guard on top but Lillard is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Jay Gatsby has got the better of the ground game so far.
Lillard managing to control the position.
Lillard keeping moving, preventing Gatsby from controlling successfully.
Gatsby throws an elbow that misses. Lillard uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Gatsby's guard. Nice move by Lillard!


That's three minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Lillard has picked Gatsby up and slammed him! Gatsby can't keep hold of the triangle and Lillard manages to pass to side control!
Gatsby is looking to slip a leg under and get half guard but Lillard is one step ahead and moves to full mount!
Gatsby is looking to improve his position but Lillard isn't that keen on the idea.
Lillard looking to control and managing it successfully.
Gatsby is trying desperately to improve position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Lillard tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Gatsby has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Lillard has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Gatsby bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Gatsby throwing strikes from guard but Lillard blocks nicely.
Gatsby throws an elbow that misses. Lillard uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Gatsby's guard. Nice move by Lillard!

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 Leeland Lillard will probably get the nod.
That's time! Lillard's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.



Gatsby closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Lillard to the mat! Lillard manages to get full guard.
Gatsby connects with a couple of short punches.
Gatsby landing some decent shots from guard.
Gatsby content to stall in guard here.
Gatsby trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Gatsby throws a big elbow that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby looking to sit in guard and control but Lillard gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Gatsby is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Lillard pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Gatsby is keeping the position for now.
Lillard preventing the sweep.
Gatsby wants to hit a switch here but Lillard passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Gatsby there!
Gatsby sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby wants to get back to full guard.
Gatsby tries to regain full guard. Instead though, Lillard has advanced to mount. Uh oh.
Gatsby gets back to half guard.
Gatsby moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Lillard is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby looking to control.
Gatsby looking to hit a scissor sweep but Lillard is one step ahead there.

Lillard is posturing up here but Gatsby has hold of an arm and he's gone for an armbar! Lillard tries to roll out but it's too tight and Lillard has to tap! Slick submission there by Gatsby!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:47 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby is the new light heavyweight champion!
As Jay Gatsby got his breath back, he grabbed the microphone and managed to blurt out the following: My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
41%

 

Event: CEFC 307     
Date:   Sep 22, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 95 p4p, 13 weight class) and Luciano Bizarria (ranked 461 p4p, 60 weight class). Bizarria is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Arnaldo Antunes - Alta Noite. 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?

175 cm
39
193 lbs
37 - 19 - 0
183 cm
34
204 lbs
26 - 11 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Kimura Klothing
CAGED CROW Clothings 50$

Bullet Proof System



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 37 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Luciano Bizarria!
The judges for this bout are Alyssa Summers, Jonathan Paton and Reed Andrews.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bizarria keeps the fight on the outside.
Bizarria changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Gatsby throws the kick towards the body but Bizarria avoids it.
Bizarria changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
A low kick from Gatsby is predictable there

and Bizarria counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Gatsby looking to control.

Bizarria got a little sloppy there for a moment and Gatsby has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Bizarria has managed to get both his arms back between Gatsby's legs - danger averted.
Gatsby manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Bizarria manages to get himself to full guard.

We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby throws an elbow that misses. Bizarria uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Gatsby's guard. Nice move by Bizarria!

The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Bizarria landing with the ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bizarria loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Bizarria is working Gatsby over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.

Gatsby throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Gatsby is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Gatsby looking to control.
Bizarria trying to control the position from guard on top but Gatsby is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Gatsby controls Bizarria momentarily but Bizarria frees himself.
Bizarria makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Gatsby avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Gatsby utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Bizarria postures up and lands a big shot to Gatsby's brow.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Gatsby is on top in guard.

Gatsby throws a big elbow that misses.
Bizarria looking for a sweep. Not yet Bizarria, not yet.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Gatsby accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gatsby lands a couple of digs.
Bizarria avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Gatsby in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby throws a big elbow that misses.
Gatsby pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Bizarria is keeping the position for now.
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Bizarria keeps moving.
Gatsby in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Gatsby postures up in Bizarria's guard and throws a big left but Bizarria blocks it.
Gatsby landing with the ground and pound.
Gatsby is working Bizarria over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Bizarria swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Gatsby throws a big elbow that misses.
Gatsby working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
Gatsby trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Gatsby trying to control the position from guard on top but Bizarria is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Gatsby missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Gatsby accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Gatsby advances to half guard.
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 Jay Gatsby 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.


The fighters circling - Gatsby throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bizarria with the counter takedown but Gatsby avoids it easily.
Gatsby tries to clinch up.
Gatsby closes the distance looking to clinch

and Bizarria counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bizarria missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Bizarria sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Gatsby defending well though.
Gatsby trying to control but Bizarria postures up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bizarria is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Luciano Bizarria has got the better of the ground game so far.
Gatsby is doing well to control the position and prevent Bizarria from advancing to side control.
Bizarria is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Nice strikes from Bizarria there.
Bizarria lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Gatsby wants to improve his position but Bizarria is controlling well.
Gatsby is trying to maintain the position but Bizarria is very close to passing his half guard.
Bizarria drops an elbow to the side of Gatsby's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby trying to hold on to Bizarria's head to control him but Bizarria postures up.
Gatsby is in a bad position, trying to hold on for dear life but he is really struggling to maintain any sort of control.
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. Bizarria connects with a nice short shot to Gatsby's temple.
Gatsby blocking the ground and pound attempt from Bizarria.
Gatsby blocking the ground and pound attempt from Bizarria.
The fighters are battling for position here. Gatsby manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Gatsby utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Bizarria lands a couple of digs.
Bizarria postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bizarria preventing the sweep.
Bizarria landing some decent shots from guard.
Bizarria throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Bizarria wants to pass the guard but Gatsby is keeping the position.
Bizarria has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Gatsby is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Gatsby has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Gatsby pulls Bizarria in close to prevent any damage.
Gatsby controls Bizarria momentarily but Bizarria frees himself.

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.
Bizarria trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Gatsby misses with a leg kick

and Bizarria counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Bizarria.
Bizarria stopping the sweep attempt from Gatsby.
Bizarria trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

Gatsby had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Bizarria defends it easily.
Bizarria postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Gatsby looking for a sweep. Not yet Gatsby, not yet.
Gatsby not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Bizarria working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Luciano Bizarria 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!


Gatsby moves in looking to clinch but Bizarria pushes him off.
Gatsby tries to clinch up.
Bizarria drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Gatsby defends it well.
Bizarria keeps the fight on the outside.
Bizarria with the counter takedown but Gatsby avoids it easily.
Jay Gatsby is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Gatsby misses with a hook. Bizarria ducked under it nicely.
Bizarria feints the counter takedown.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch but Bizarria swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby cracks Bizarria with an open hand slap.

It looks like Luciano Bizarria has been cut.
A chopping leg kick lands by Gatsby.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby is looking to clinch but Bizarria is avoiding it.
And Bizarria tries to counter it with a takedown but Gatsby pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Bizarria checks a leg kick.
Bizarria tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Gatsby moves in looking to clinch but Bizarria pushes him off.
Jay Gatsby seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gatsby lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Bizarria circles away quickly and effectively.

Gatsby clinches up with Bizarria and pushes him back against the cage.
Gatsby lands with a left to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Bizarria.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Bizarria.
Gatsby pushes Bizarria back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

Bizarria manages to break the clinch.

Gatsby moves into range and clinches up with Bizarria.
I was talking to Gatsby's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Bizarria.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Bizarria controls his hands.
Gatsby scores with a shoulder strike.

Bizarria breaks from the clinch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gatsby. Bizarria does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gatsby is looking to clinch but Bizarria is avoiding it.
Bizarria changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby looks to clinch

and Bizarria counters with a nice double leg into side control. Gatsby won't be happy with that.
Bizarria lands a nice forearm strike.
Bizarria looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Gatsby is avoiding damage well.
Bizarria trying to control the action but Gatsby is working from the bottom.

Bizarria tries for a kimura but Gatsby is defending well.
Gatsby manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Bizarria slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Gatsby in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Bizarria trying to keep a closed guard but Gatsby is proving a slippery customer.
Gatsby throws a strike but Bizarria rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

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!
Bizarria makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Gatsby preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

Gatsby is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Bizarria is aware though and is defending well.
Gatsby controls Bizarria momentarily but Bizarria frees himself.
Bizarria makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch but Bizarria swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Bizarria drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Gatsby defends it well.
Bizarria uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gatsby.
Nice jab there from Gatsby.
Gatsby fails with an attempt to clinch.
And Bizarria tries to counter it with a takedown but Gatsby pushes his down on his head and steps out.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch up but Bizarria swats him away and circles back towards the center.
A low kick from Gatsby misses

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Bizarria with a flurry of punches that miss.
Gatsby is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

Gatsby is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Bizarria lands a couple of elbows.
Bizarria landing some decent shots from guard.
Gatsby is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Bizarria is looking to improve his position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bizarria wants to control but Gatsby is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Bizarria is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Gatsby is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Gatsby thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Gatsby thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Gatsby seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Bizarria does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Gatsby landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Bizarria slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Gatsby working some strikes from top position.
Gatsby scoring with some ground and pound.
Gatsby scoring with some ground and pound.
Bizarria wants to stand and escape but Gatsby is having none of it.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby throwing strikes but missing.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Gatsby accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Bizarria looking to hit a scissor sweep but Gatsby is one step ahead there.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Bizarria keeps moving.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Gatsby tries to clinch up but Bizarria circles away and keeps his distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby had his way with Luciano Bizarria in that round.
The cut man is working on Luciano Bizarria's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!



Gatsby instigates a clinch.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Bizarria controls the action.

Bizarria breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Gatsby tries to clinch there but Bizarria circles away.
Bizarria tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Gatsby moves to clinch but Bizarria breaks away

and Bizarria counters with a shoot takedown. Gatsby fights it but they end up in guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bizarria tries to free his leg and advance position but Gatsby is retaining full guard.
Gatsby looking to hit a scissor sweep but Bizarria is one step ahead there.
Bizarria postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby looking for a sweep. Not yet Gatsby, not yet.
Gatsby lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Gatsby preventing the sweep.
Gatsby is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Bizarria keeps moving.
Gatsby passes easily into side control. Nice work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is looking to take a break and control but Bizarria is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Gatsby working away.
Bizarria regains half guard, as Gatsby was trying to land strikes.
Gatsby looks to score some points with some ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby misses with a head shot. Bizarria uses the momentum to regain guard.
Gatsby looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Gatsby throwing strikes from guard but Bizarria blocks nicely.
Bizarria has momentary wrist control but Gatsby slips an elbow through the middle.
Luciano Bizarria has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Gatsby missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Bizarria keeping moving, preventing Gatsby from controlling successfully.
Gatsby working some strikes from top position.
Gatsby pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Bizarria is keeping the position for now.
Gatsby distracts Bizarria with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Bizarria looking for a sweep. Not yet Bizarria, not yet.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jay Gatsby showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Gatsby 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 Alyssa Summers scores the fight 49:46
Judge Jonathan Paton scores the fight 49:46
Judge Reed Andrews scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jay Gatsby!

Jay Gatsby retains his middleweight title!
Jay Gatsby took some time post fight to say the following; 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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Event: CEFC 304     
Date:   Sep 01, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 115 p4p, 16 weight class) and Thomas Rutherford (ranked 639 p4p, 84 weight class). Thomas Rutherford is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

175 cm
39
193 lbs
36 - 19 - 0
187 cm
34
190 lbs
15 - 15 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Thomas Rutherford!
The judges for this bout are Robert Douchet, Dillan Fox and Trevor Gratis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby throws a jab but it's blocked by Rutherford.
Rutherford misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.

Gatsby rushes Rutherford and presses him up against the cage.
Rutherford has had enough of the clinch but Gatsby keeps him there for the moment.
Rutherford has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Rutherford is looking to break free of the clinch but Gatsby has double underhooks.
Rutherford has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Rutherford blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby keeps control of Rutherford as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.

Rutherford's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Gatsby avoids the head kick by Rutherford.
Rutherford moves away from the strike by Gatsby.
Rutherford scoring well with a low kick there.
Gatsby cracks Rutherford with an open hand slap.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rutherford checks a leg kick nicely.
Gatsby avoids the head kick by Rutherford.
Rutherford throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Gatsby.
Rutherford throws a leg kick that is checked

and Gatsby counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Gatsby.
Rutherford prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a hook that snaps the head of Rutherford backwards.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gatsby lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Rutherford backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Rutherford uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rutherford blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short right from Gatsby on the inside.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Rutherford.
Gatsby is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Rutherford gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Rutherford wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.

Rutherford manages to break the clinch.
Rutherford keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
As Gatsby backs off Rutherford throws a huge counter combo but Gatsby manages to avoid it all.
Gatsby throws a body shot but no joy.

Gatsby drives through and clinches with Rutherford against the cage.

Rutherford's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
A good leg kick by Rutherford.
Rutherford displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gatsby throws out the jab.

Gatsby takes the fight into the clinch.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Rutherford can't break the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby prevents Rutherford from breaking the clinch.
Rutherford is trying to force a seperation but Gatsby has the dominant position.
Rutherford blocks a punch to the side of the head.

Rutherford breaks from the clinch.
Thomas Rutherford is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Gatsby closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Rutherford wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.

Rutherford pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Rutherford throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Gatsby connects with an inside leg kick.
Gatsby checks the leg kick.
It looked like Gatsby wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

Gatsby has Rutherford up against the cage in a clinch.
Rutherford has had enough of the clinch but Gatsby keeps him there for the moment.
Gatsby gets through Rutherford's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Rutherford wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Rutherford has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Rutherford tries to circle away but Gatsby has him pinned against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Rutherford misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.

Rutherford breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Rutherford attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
The fight stays on the outside here - Gatsby looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Rutherford with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Gatsby moves in looking to clinch but Rutherford pushes him off.
Rutherford throws a leg kick but Gatsby checks it.
Gatsby shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Gatsby tries to clinch there but Rutherford circles away.
Jay Gatsby seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Gatsby clinches with his opponent.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.
Rutherford is trying to force a seperation but Gatsby has the dominant position.
Rutherford wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
I was talking to Gatsby's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.

Rutherford manages to break the clinch.
A combination from Rutherford does no damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Gatsby throws a shot to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gatsby shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Rutherford defends it nicely.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jay Gatsby. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gatsby jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Rutherford misses with a double jab.
Rutherford throws a nice looking combination but Gatsby bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Rutherford throws the kick towards the body but Gatsby avoids it.
Rutherford throws out a leg kick but Gatsby moves out of range and Rutherford only half commits.
Gatsby checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Gatsby tries to bum rush Rutherford with a series of wild strikes but Rutherford uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Gatsby misses with a straight right.
Rutherford is looking for the big counter here.
Rutherford throws a right and a left that Gatsby avoids nicely.
Rutherford looks for the body kick but Gatsby saw that one coming.
As Rutherford tries to get set, Gatsby tries to push him back and clinch up but Rutherford manages to avoid the attempt.

Gatsby pushes Rutherford up against the cage in a clinch.
Rutherford tries to break free but Gatsby pushes him back against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A clash of legs there as Rutherford blocks the low kick.
A solid leg kick lands there for Rutherford.
Gatsby is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Rutherford can do to turn this around?
Rutherford takes a swing at Gatsby's ribcage but misses.
Gatsby fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Rutherford on the side of the head.
Gatsby blocks a head kick by Rutherford.
Gatsby takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Gatsby scores with a decent looking hook.
Rutherford misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Rutherford lands with a slapping head kick.
Rutherford lands a high kick!
A clash of legs there as Gatsby blocks the low kick.
Gatsby misses the shot to the body.
Gatsby wants to clinch.
Rutherford throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Gatsby on the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rutherford swinging wildly here.
Gatsby pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Rutherford pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Gatsby back to the cage. Rutherford follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
A head kick misses from Rutherford.
Gatsby feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Thomas Rutherford is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Rutherford paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Rutherford appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Rutherford swats away the attempt to clinch by Gatsby.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Rutherford throws the kick towards the body but Gatsby avoids it.
Rutherford misses with a few strikes there.
Thomas Rutherford seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A nice inside leg kick there by Rutherford. That's going to slow Gatsby down.
Gatsby with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Gatsby connects with a body shot.
Gatsby connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Gatsby connects with a good right hand that stumbles Rutherford. Rutherford circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Rutherford works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

Gatsby clinches up against the cage.
Rutherford wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Rutherford pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Rutherford tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
As Rutherford tries to get set, Gatsby tries to push him back and clinch up but Rutherford manages to avoid the attempt.
Rutherford misses with a kick to the body.

Gatsby instigates a clinch.
Jay Gatsby has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
Rutherford wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Rutherford is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.

Rutherford manages to break the clinch.
Gatsby will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Rutherford keeps the fight on the outside.

Gatsby clinches up against the cage.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Rutherford uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby prevents Rutherford from breaking the clinch.
Rutherford tries to break the clinch but Gatsby is controlling the position.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Rutherford tries to break the clinch but Gatsby is controlling the position.
Rutherford has had enough of the clinch but Gatsby keeps him there for the moment.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Rutherford controls the action.
Rutherford takes a shot to the head.
Rutherford is trying to force a seperation but Gatsby has the dominant position.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Rutherford wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Gatsby has him pressed against the cage.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Rutherford.
Gatsby has Rutherford pressed against the cage, preventing Rutherford from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Gatsby avoiding damage as Rutherford throws knees to the body.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Rutherford uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Gatsby lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Gatsby lands with a light punch inside.

Rutherford pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Rutherford keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Rutherford lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.

Gatsby clinches with his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Rutherford breaks the clinch.

Gatsby moves into the clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Rutherford prevents a body shot from Gatsby.

Rutherford breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Gatsby misses with an uppercut.
Rutherford throws a big counter head kick but Gatsby avoids it with no problem.
Gatsby wants to clinch
and Rutherford counters with a two punch combo.
Gatsby takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Gatsby scores with a jab to the jaw.
Rutherford delivers a nice body kick.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Rutherford paws at him with a jab and circles away.

Gatsby has Rutherford up against the cage in a clinch.
Rutherford wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Gatsby lands with a short shot to the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rutherford is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Rutherford.

Rutherford escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
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 Jay Gatsby will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Rutherford looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
A cross from Gatsby lands.
Nice body punch from Gatsby.
Gatsby doesn't manage to clinch there - Rutherford circles away.
Rutherford looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Rutherford misses with a double jab.
Gatsby tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Rutherford manages to circle out of the way.
That kick from Rutherford tenderised Gatsby's leg. Gatsby is trying to keep his angry face on.
Rutherford 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.
Rutherford closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Rutherford takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.

Gatsby darts in and clinches Rutherford up against the cage.

Rutherford breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Rutherford takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Rutherford throws a head kick that misses.
Gatsby seemed to be looking to counter by closing the 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!
Rutherford misses with the combination.
Rutherford pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Rutherford misses with a kick to the body.

Rutherford gets caught flat footed, as Gatsby shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Rutherford is looking to stand back up... there's a bit of a scramble and Gatsby dives into side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.

We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Rutherford is looking to reverse the position.
Gatsby scoring with punches from side control.
Rutherford regains half guard, as Gatsby was trying to land strikes.
Gatsby wants to free his trapped foot but Rutherford is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Gatsby lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby working Rutherford over with strikes.
Gatsby thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Rutherford's head.
Gatsby trying to control the action but Rutherford is working from the bottom.
Gatsby lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Rutherford keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Gatsby working the head and body with strikes.

Rutherford looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Rutherford is trying to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Rutherford is looking to improve his position.
Gatsby is pressing down on Rutherford's thigh, looking to free his foot. Rutherford is holding on for now.
Rutherford avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Gatsby.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Gatsby in particular looking to stall.
Nice strikes from Gatsby there.

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.
Gatsby scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Ground and pound from Gatsby.
Rutherford wants to get back to full guard.
Gatsby sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Rutherford defending well though.
Rutherford taking some punishment here, with Gatsby in his half guard.
Rutherford moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Gatsby tries to free his leg and advance position but Rutherford is retaining full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby clearly takes 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.


Gatsby tries to clinch but Rutherford is having none of it.
Gatsby tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Rutherford manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Rutherford feints a counter leg kick.
Rutherford moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Rutherford uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gatsby.
Rutherford gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Gatsby.

Gatsby throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Rutherford tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Gatsby is in Rutherford's guard.
Gatsby postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Rutherford wants to sweep but no luck.
Gatsby lands a couple of elbows.

Rutherford is rocked!

Rutherford is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Rutherford is still in real trouble! Can Gatsby finish him?
Gatsby is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Rutherford utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Gatsby might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Gatsby advances position into side control!
Rutherford on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Gatsby creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Rutherford sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Gatsby scores with a big shot from side control... and another... and another! Oh Rutherford is done here - save him referee! More strikes land and eventually the ref does step in and Gatsby can finally stop beating on his defenseless opponent!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:58 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby retains his middleweight title!
Jay Gatsby looked relieved post fight as he said the following; 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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Event: CEFC 302     
Date:   Aug 18, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 149 p4p, 19 weight class) and Ronnie Rolla (ranked 501 p4p, 60 weight class). Rolla has chosen Hit 'Em Up as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
39
193 lbs
35 - 19 - 0
185 cm
29
200 lbs
19 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, 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, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ronnie Rolla!
The judges for this bout are Elvis Blanc, Yves DeLean and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gatsby misses with a straight left.
A jab from Rolla finds it's way through Gatsby's defenses.
Rolla checks a low kick from Gatsby.

Rolla moves into range and clinches up with Gatsby.
Gatsby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Rolla slowing the pace effectively.
Rolla tries to circle away but Gatsby has him pinned against the cage.
Rolla is working Gatsby over against the cage.
Rolla wants to stall.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Rolla takes a shot to the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rolla blocks an uppercut.
Rolla looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Rolla's elbow.
Rolla is trying to push Gatsby away but Gatsby has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Rolla.

That's one minute gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.

Rolla breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Rolla stuffs the takedown attempt from Gatsby. Gatsby gets slowly back to his feet.

Rolla moves into the clinch successfully.
Rolla blocks an uppercut.
Gatsby lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Rolla lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.

Rolla's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Rolla scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.

Gatsby clinches.
Rolla takes a shot to the head.
Gatsby lands a left hand that snaps the head of Rolla backwards.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Rolla has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Gatsby seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Rolla can turn it around.
Rolla lands an uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rolla takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Gatsby throws a low kick but it's checked well by Rolla.
Good work by Rolla as he checks the leg kick.
Rolla swats away the attempt to clinch by Gatsby.
Rolla lands a two punch combo.
Gatsby darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Gatsby smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Gatsby takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Gatsby smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

Gatsby moves into range and clinches up with Rolla.
Rolla blocking some punches.
Rolla's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
I was talking to Gatsby's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Rolla uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby blocking some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rolla is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Rolla controls his hands.
Gatsby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Rolla blocking some punches.
Rolla is trying to force a seperation but Gatsby has the dominant position.
Rolla unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Rolla is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rolla.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rolla.
Gatsby lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Rolla controls his hands.
Rolla is looking to control Gatsby's arms but Gatsby gets an underhook and turns him. Now Rolla has his back to the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rolla lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Rolla blocks it.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby is working Rolla over against the cage.
Gatsby lands with a light punch inside.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Gatsby is leaning against Rolla and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Rolla tries to stall but Gatsby uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
A short left from Gatsby.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rolla tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Gatsby avoids it.
Gatsby is looking to take this one to the mat.
Rolla lands a body punch.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Rolla's elbow.
Rolla is trying to maintain a safe position but Gatsby gets an underhook and turns Rolla into the cage.
Gatsby is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Rolla gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jay Gatsby. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Rolla throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Gatsbys head.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Rolla forces Gatsby back against the cage and clinches.
Rolla has had enough of the clinch but Gatsby keeps him there for the moment.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Rolla's elbow.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Rolla taking a breather.
Gatsby lands with a left to the head.
Gatsby tries to work over Rolla's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Rolla lands a right hand that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gatsby is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Rolla is defending well.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Rolla throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Rolla's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A head punch on the inside from Rolla fails to land.
Gatsby working aggressively here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice right hand lands inside from Gatsby.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Rolla lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Gatsby avoids the elbow strike from Rolla, against the cage.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Rolla blocks it.
A nice right hand lands inside from Rolla.
Gatsby scores with a shoulder strike.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Rolla.
Rolla throws an elbow but it misses.
Rolla leaning against his opponent.
Gatsby lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Rolla or not.
Rolla blocking some punches.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Gatsby dodges an elbow strike from Rolla.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Gatsby.
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!
Rolla has Gatsby pressed against the cage.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Rolla prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Rolla looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Rolla controls his hands.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Rolla blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Rolla blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.
Rolla is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Gatsby is defending well for now.
Gatsby has Rolla pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Rolla manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rolla.
Gatsby is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Rolla can do to turn this around?
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Rolla avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Rolla lands a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rolla tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
Gatsby prevents Rolla from breaking the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rolla.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Rolla stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Rolla.
Rolla lands a body shot.
Gatsby lands a body punch in the clinch.
Rolla blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Nice body punch from Rolla - that landed with a thud.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Jay Gatsby has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Rolla blocks an uppercut.

Rolla's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Gatsby connects with a leg kick. Rolla looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Gatsby moves away from the strike by Rolla.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good standup being displayed there by Rolla as he connects with a hook.
Gatsby tries to clinch up.
Gatsby uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Rolla.
Rolla keeps the fight on the outside.
Rolla avoids a punch combination nicely.
Ronnie Rolla is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Gatsby connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Rolla's hands.
Jay Gatsby seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gatsby walks into a jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rolla waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gatsby.
Good work by Gatsby as he checks the leg kick.
Gatsby takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Gatsby misses the shot to the body.

Gatsby has managed to clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Rolla slips a jab from Gatsby.

Rolla gets tackled into the cage by Gatsby. Gatsby maintains the clinch.
Rolla lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Rolla's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Gatsby lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Rolla blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Rolla tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Gatsby tries to work over Rolla's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Rolla wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Rolla blocks a punch to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby lands a left hand that snaps the head of Rolla backwards.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Rolla lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Rolla misses with the head strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Gatsby blocks an elbow strike.
Nice body punch from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands with a left to the head.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Rolla avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Rolla scores with a knee to the head.

Rolla breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Rolla swats away the attempt to clinch by Gatsby.
Rolla throws out a counter right but Gatsby avoids it with no problem.
Gatsby tries to clinch but Rolla moves out of range.
Rolla missing with a left hand there. Gatsby was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Gatsby misses with a left hand
and Rolla counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Gatsby jabs Rolla to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Gatsby fails with an attempt to clinch.
The fighters circling - Gatsby throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Rolla avoids the body shot from Gatsby.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rolla swats away the attempt to clinch by Gatsby.
Gatsby has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Rolla.
Rolla scores with a shot to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gatsby ducks under a wild hook from Rolla.
Gatsby cracks Rolla with a right hand to the side of the head.
Rolla slips under a jab.
Rolla is looking for the big counter here.
Ronnie Rolla seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Rolla avoids a punch combination nicely.
Rolla let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Gatsby slips a jab and a cross from Rolla.
Gatsby tries to clinch but Rolla is having none of it.
Gatsby's jab looks to have found its range, popping Rolla under the eye.
Rolla lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Gatsby moves in looking to clinch but Rolla pushes him off.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rolla swinging wildly here.
Rolla cracks Gatsby with a right hand to the side of the head.
Gatsby throws a jab when Rolla was well out of range.
Rolla ducks under a wild hook from Gatsby.
Rolla throws a leg kick

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

Rolla uses the cage to get back to his feet.
Rolla fails with an attempt to clinch.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch up but Rolla swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Rolla let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Rolla throws a looping overhand right but Gatsby ducks down to avoid it.
Rolla throws a leg kick that is checked
and Gatsby counters with a slapping leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gatsby closes the distance but Rolla moves to the side
and Rolla counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby looks to throw the jab but Rolla is out of range.
Rolla throws a body shot but no joy.
Gatsby scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Gatsby throws a jab when Rolla was well out of range.
Rolla slips under a jab.
Rolla takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch but Rolla swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Rolla appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Gatsby tries to clinch up.
Gatsby lands a jab to Rolla's midsection.
Rolla lands a jab-cross combination.

Gatsby gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Rolla.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Rolla.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Rolla or not.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Ronnie Rolla just about did enough to take it.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Gatsby connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Rolla scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Gatsby misses with a looping left.
The fighters circle momentarily. Gatsby darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
A telegraphed right hand from Rolla misses the target.
Gatsby scores with a leg kick.
Gatsby slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Gatsby tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

Gatsby clinches.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby lands a right hand.
Rolla lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Rolla uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Rolla.
Gatsby lands a left hand that snaps the head of Rolla backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Rolla is trying to break free.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Rolla's elbow.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Gatsby cracks Rolla with a nice body shot.
Rolla misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Gatsby.
Gatsby tries to work over Rolla's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Rolla gets through Gatsby's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Rolla swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.

Rolla manages to break the clinch.
Gatsby is looking to clinch but Rolla is avoiding it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rolla swings widly with a right hand

and Gatsby counters with a single leg into guard. Rolla didn't expect that.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Rolla keeping moving, preventing Gatsby from controlling successfully.
Gatsby is working Rolla over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Gatsby works over Rolla with some ground and pound from guard.

Gatsby got a little sloppy there for a moment and Rolla has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Gatsby has managed to get both his arms back between Rolla's legs - danger averted.
Rolla is trying to keep Gatsby in close.
Gatsby with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gatsby connects with a couple of short punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby connects with a couple of short punches.

Rolla is rocked!
Gatsby is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Rolla is still in real trouble! Can Gatsby finish him?
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Rolla keeps moving.
Rolla seems to have recovered his senses.
Gatsby scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Gatsby connects with a couple of short punches.

Rolla isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Gatsby stacks Rolla 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 Gatsby!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gatsby scoring with punches from side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby lands an elbow.
Rolla takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Gatsby lands a strong strike to the head of Rolla. That's dazed him! Gatsby looking to finish here. Rolla is waving his arms around trying to block but he's hurt badly - Gatsby lands more strikes and the referee steps in to end the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:41 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby retains his middleweight title!
Jay Gatsby took to the mic in his post fight interview and said 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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Event: CEFC 300     
Date:   Aug 04, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 165 p4p, 21 weight class) and Phol Hunt (ranked 941 p4p, 115 weight class). 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?

175 cm
38
193 lbs
34 - 19 - 0
181 cm
41
180 lbs
49 - 23 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, 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, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 49 wins, 23 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Phol Hunt!
The judges for this bout are Dillan Fox, Robert Douchet and Steve Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hunt doesn't manage to clinch there - Gatsby circles away.

Gatsby has managed to clinch.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Hunt.
Hunt blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short body shot lands from Gatsby as the two fighters clinch.

Gatsby gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Gatsby prevents Hunt from standing back up.
Gatsby controlling the pace.
Hunt has hold of Gatsby's hands but Gatsby slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby throwing shots but Hunt is blocking nicely.
Gatsby slips a nice elbow through Hunt's hands, connecting with Hunt's forehead.
Hunt is trying to stand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Gatsby not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Gatsby content to control rather than advance.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Hunt is trying to stand up here but Gatsby is controlling him well.
Gatsby working the head and body with strikes.
Gatsby is nestled in close to Hunt, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Gatsby looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
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. Gatsby connects with a nice short shot to Hunt's temple.
Gatsby thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hunt is looking to escape.
Gatsby has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Gatsby sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Hunt defending well though.
Hunt is trying to stand.
Hunt trying to control but Gatsby postures up.
Ground and pound from Gatsby.
Gatsby is trying to control. Hunt wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Gatsby scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Gatsby looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Hunt with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hunt keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Gatsby with the ground and pound but Hunt uses the opportunity to regain guard.
Gatsby postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Hunt wants to get back to his feet but Gatsby is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
Hunt working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Gatsby.
Gatsby controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Gatsby with a flurry of punches that miss.
Gatsby throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Hunt works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Hunt wants to stand up but Gatsby is controlling him.

Hunt has his feet on Gatsby's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby moves into the clinch successfully.
Gatsby lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Hunt backwards.
The referee calls for Hunt to work.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Hunt creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gatsby lands with a light punch inside.
Hunt gets through Gatsby's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Hunt throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Hunt avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Gatsby lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Hunt uses good head movement to avoid it.
I was talking to Gatsby's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Gatsby wants a takedown but no success here.
Gatsby is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Gatsby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Hunt.
Hunt scores with a shot to the side of Gatsby's head.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gatsby tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
No joy there for Hunt, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Hunt swats away the attempt to clinch by Gatsby.

Gatsby fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Hunt, pushing him back against the cage.
A nice right hand lands inside from Hunt.
Gatsby throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Hunts head.
Hunt has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
Hunt blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Hunt swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hunt trying to land knees to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hunt.
Hunt with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Nice body punch from Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Gatsby lands with a left to the head.
Gatsby lands a right hand.
Gatsby lands a right hand that snaps the head of Hunt backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
Hunt prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Hunt stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Gatsby is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Hunt can do to turn this around?
Hunt controlling the action here for a moment.
Gatsby lands a body punch.
Hunt misses with a knee to the head.
Gatsby pushes Hunt back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Hunt taking a breather.
Hunt misses with a body punch.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Hunt throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Gatsby pushes Hunt back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Hunt is breathing heavily.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Hunt controls his hands.
Gatsby scores with a shoulder strike.
Gatsby can't get the takedown.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hunt prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Hunt.
Hunt blocks an uppercut.
Nice body punch from Gatsby.
A short uppercut from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a shoulder strike.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Still in the clinch, Gatsby scores with a nice short uppercut.
A shot in the inside from Gatsby.
Jay Gatsby has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Gatsby lands with a short shot to the head.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Hunt.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.
Gatsby lands a shot to the body.
A nice left hand lands by Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a hook that snaps the head of Hunt backwards.
Hunt is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Gatsby is defending well for now.
Gatsby lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Gatsby lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hunt gets underhooks to prevent Gatsby's takedown attempt.

Gatsby gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Gatsby scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Gatsby seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Gatsby looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Gatsby is looking to take a break and control but Hunt is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Hunt trying to hold on to Gatsby's head to control him but Gatsby postures up.
Gatsby trying to control from half guard but Hunt is working away.
Gatsby sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Hunt defending well though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hunt wants to get back to his feet.
Ground and pound from Gatsby.
Gatsby trying to control from half guard but Hunt is working away.
Gatsby not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Gatsby throwing shots but Hunt is blocking nicely.
Hunt is trying to stand.
Gatsby throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Gatsby scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Gatsby is pressing down on Hunt's thigh, looking to free his foot. Hunt is holding on for now.
Gatsby looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Hunt with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gatsby just misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Gatsby keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.

Gatsby drives through with a takedown into guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gatsby works over Hunt with some ground and pound from guard.
Hunt wants to stand but Gatsby is controlling the position.
Hunt controlling Gatsby's posture.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hunt wants to get back to his feet but Gatsby is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
Hunt is using up a lot of energy trying to get back to his feet. Perhaps he should improve his position first.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby landing with the ground and pound.
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Hunt keeps moving.
Gatsby showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Gatsby keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Hunt's head.
Gatsby scoring with some ground and pound.
Gatsby engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Gatsby trying to control the position from guard on top but Hunt is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Gatsby with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Gatsby with a flurry of punches that miss.
Hunt utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Gatsby cracks Hunt with a solid left hand.
Hunt is pulling down on Gatsby's head to control his posture.
Hunt wants to stand up but Gatsby is controlling him.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby chips away with some ground and pound.
Jay Gatsby overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Gatsby prevents Hunt from getting back to his feet.
Hunt working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Gatsby.
Hunt controlling Gatsby's posture.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Gatsby fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Hunt has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Hunt fails with an attempt to clinch.
Gatsby lands a body shot.
Nice uppercut there from Gatsby.
Gatsby cracks Hunt with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Hunt throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
A decent looking cross lands there for Gatsby.

Hunt clinches.
Hunt tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A short body shot lands from Gatsby as the two fighters clinch.
Hunt takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Hunt is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Hunt looking to slow down the pace here.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Hunt working aggressively here.
Gatsby gets through Hunt's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A nice right hand lands inside from Gatsby.
Hunt blocks an uppercut.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A right hand to the body from Gatsby.
Gatsby works on Hunt's body with a couple of short punches.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Hunt is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Hunt's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gatsby lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Gatsby stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Gatsby lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Hunt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby clearly takes that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Gatsby cracks Hunt with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Hunt moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Gatsby fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hunt manages to avoid it.
Hunt tries to counter by closing the distance.

Gatsby instigates a clinch.
Gatsby scores with a shoulder strike.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Hunt.
Gatsby lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Gatsby lands a right hand.

Hunt is rocked!
Gatsby misses with a body punch.

Gatsby has hold of one of Hunt's legs. Hunt is fighting the takedown attempt but Gatsby gets the trip and lands the takedown into guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gatsby scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Hunt is still in real trouble! Can Gatsby finish him?
Gatsby showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Hunt seems to have recovered his senses.
Hunt wants to get back to his feet but Gatsby is in a dominant position and won't allow it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby throwing strikes from guard but Hunt blocks nicely.
Hunt wants to stand up but Gatsby is controlling him.

Hunt has scooted to the edge of the canvas and used the cage to get back to his feet. Gatsby has stuck on his opponent and is forcing him back against the cage.
Hunt can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Hunt misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby lands a right hand.
Gatsby lands a body shot in the clinch.
Hunt trying to control the position but instead, Gatsby has worked for underhooks and has pushed Hunt into the cage.
Gatsby tries to score a body lock takedown but Hunt shows good agility there to stay on his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short uppercut from Hunt.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Hunt swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
Hunt misses with a knee to the head.
Hunt stalling against the cage.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Hunt.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby lands a nice uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Hunt.
Knees in the clinch landing for Hunt.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Hunt blocks it.
Hunt tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Hunt tries to land a knee to the head but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby lands a left hand that snaps the head of Hunt backwards.
Hunt prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Gatsby.
Hunt is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Hunt takes a shot to the head.
Still in the clinch, Gatsby scores with a nice short uppercut.
Hunt blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A right hook to the body lands for Gatsby.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Hunt tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Gatsby lands a shot to the body.
Gatsby lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Gatsby lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Hunt or not.
Gatsby lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Gatsby lands a hook that snaps the head of Hunt backwards.
A shot in the inside from Gatsby.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby floors Hunt with a big punch on the inside! Hunt is trying to recover but Gatsby dives into side control.
Hunt is trying to buck Gatsby off.
Gatsby cracks Hunt with a big elbow. Oh, he's hurt! Gatsby immediately mounts and start dropping bombs! Hunt is done! The referee jumps in and saves him from any more punishment - a quick and decisive finish by Gatsby!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:28 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby retains his middleweight title!
Jay Gatsby made sure to give a little speech post fight, saying 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
In defeat, Phol Hunt stepped up to the mic, saying 'vittu'.
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Event: CEFC 297     
Date:   Jul 14, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Ronnie Rolla (ranked 422 p4p, 55 weight class) and Jay Gatsby (ranked 276 p4p, 35 weight class). Rolla kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Hit 'Em Up. Jay Gatsby has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Ronnie Rolla's chin.

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200 lbs
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193 lbs
33 - 19 - 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 18 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ronnie Rolla!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
The judges for this bout are Alec Ball, Ian Loll and Yves DeLean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rolla scores with a decent looking hook.
Gatsby fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Rolla.
Rolla has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Rolla there as he acknowledges the shot.
A swing and a miss from Rolla.
Gatsby steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Rolla.
Gatsby misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rolla.
Gatsby connects with a nice looking jab.

Rolla gets tackled into the cage by Gatsby. Gatsby maintains the clinch.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Rolla avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Rolla holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.

Rolla breaks the clinch.
Gatsby tries to clinch there but Rolla circles away.

Gatsby moves into range and clinches up with Rolla.
Rolla scores with a hook to the body.
Rolla misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Rolla throws an elbow but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rolla.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Rolla blocks a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Rolla looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Gatsby cracks Rolla with a nice body shot.

Rolla breaks from the clinch.
Gatsby tries to clinch there but Rolla circles away.
Rolla avoids a kick to the body.
A little feinted left hand from Rolla on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch up but Rolla swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Rolla throws a body shot but no joy.
Gatsby tries to counter by closing the distance.

Gatsby fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Rolla, pushing him back against the cage.
I was talking to Rolla's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Gatsby lands a hook to the side of the head.
Rolla throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby tries to work over Rolla's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Rolla seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Gatsby can turn it around.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Rolla.

Gatsby gets a trip takedown into half guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Rolla pushes Gatsby off and gets back to his feet.
Gatsby fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Gatsby misses with a hook.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
A shot in the inside from Rolla.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Rolla.
Rolla's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Rolla slowing the pace effectively.
Rolla gets a warning from the ref for wasting time.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Rolla just misses with a elbow thrown towards Gatsby's brow.
Gatsby tries to work over Rolla's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby goes for a takedown in the clinch but Rolla prevents it.
Gatsby working aggressively here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rolla lands a body punch.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Rolla.
Gatsby lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Rolla lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Rolla controls the action.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Rolla avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Rolla misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Gatsby.

Rolla manages to break the clinch.
Gatsby looks to land a right hand but Rolla moved out of range.
Gatsby's corner calls for a 1-2. Gatsby obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Gatsby misses with a hook.
Gatsby tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rolla was well out of range. Poor timing from Gatsby.
Jab from Gatsby.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rolla scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Ronnie Rolla is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gatsby misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Rolla counter with a right hand.
Gatsby scores with a jab to the body.
Gatsby dives in for a single leg takedown but Rolla sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Rolla half committed to a counter leg kick.

Gatsby has managed to clinch.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Rolla struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
Gatsby keeps control of Rolla as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a body shot in the clinch.
Rolla is pushing Gatsby up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Gatsby digs a right hand into Rolla's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Rolla's gas tank.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rolla blocks a punch to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby 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.


Gatsby misses with a jab to the body
and Gatsby takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A cross from Gatsby lands.
Gatsby has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A telegraphed right hand from Gatsby misses the target.
Rolla misses the shot to the body.
Rolla moves away from the strike by Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a hook.
Rolla takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Gatsby tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Rolla moves out of range of the strikes.
Rolla stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Gatsby.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Gatsby tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Rolla manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Gatsby throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Rolla uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gatsby.
Rolla appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Gatsby throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Rolla.
Rolla looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Rolla takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Rolla shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Rolla throws a hook but Gatsby avoids it easily.
Rolla throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Rolla misses with a jab, cross combination.
Jay Gatsby seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Gatsby moves into the clinch.
Rolla misses with the head strike.
Gatsby lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Gatsby blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Rolla works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Rolla.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Rolla unloads a knee to the mid-section. Gatsby lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.

Rolla pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Rolla avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Rolla was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Gatsby fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Rolla has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Rolla fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gatsby manages to avoid it.
Gatsby shoots and misses
and Rolla counters with a nice leg kick.
Gatsby tries to clinch but Rolla is having none of it.
Rolla tries to bum rush Gatsby with a series of wild strikes but Gatsby uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Rolla looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Gatsby is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Gatsby wants to clinch up but Rolla keeps it at a distance.
Gatsby connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Rolla's hands.
Rolla scores with a hook to the body. Gatsby takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby working Rolla over with strikes.
Gatsby working over Rolla with some ground and pound. Rolla looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Rolla wants to improve his position but Gatsby is controlling well.
Rolla blocking the ground and pound attempt from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands strikes from half guard.
Rolla wants to get back to his feet.
Gatsby has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

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.
Rolla wants to control but Gatsby is keeping busy.
Gatsby lands strikes from half guard.
Rolla avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Gatsby.
Rolla is refusing to be controlled, as Gatsby sits in half guard.
Rolla wants to get back to his feet.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gatsby throwing shots but Rolla is blocking nicely.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Gatsby wants to slow Rolla down by chopping away at his legs.
Gatsby tries to clinch
and Rolla connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jay Gatsby seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Gatsby connects with the punch.
Gatsby wants to clinch up but Rolla keeps it at a distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Gatsby drives through and clinches with Rolla against the cage.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Rolla uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rolla blocking some punches.
Gatsby cracks Rolla with a nice body shot.
Gatsby blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Rolla blocks an uppercut.
Rolla lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Gatsby scores with a hook to the body.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Rolla lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Rolla stalling in the clinch.
Gatsby pushes Rolla back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Rolla lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Gatsby lands a right hand that snaps the head of Rolla backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Rolla.
Rolla swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.

Rolla breaks from the clinch.
Rolla takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Rolla takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Gatsby shoots in for a takedown but Rolla shows good takedown defense.
Rolla is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.

Gatsby clinches up with Rolla and pushes him back against the cage.
Rolla prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Rolla gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Rolla lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Gatsby tries to work over Rolla's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Jay Gatsby seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Rolla tries to circle away but Gatsby has him pinned against the cage.
Gatsby prevents Rolla from breaking the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rolla leaning against his opponent.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.

Rolla manages to break the clinch.
Gatsby defending well as Rolla loads up on a big left hand.
Rolla misses the body punch

and Gatsby holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gatsby is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Ronnie Rolla has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jay Gatsby.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
Nice body punch from Gatsby.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rolla.
A nice right hand lands inside from Gatsby.

Gatsby tightens his grip and picks Rolla up, before dumping him to the ground. Rolla manages to land in guard.

Rolla is edging up against the cage. He's using the cage to get back to his feet. Nice work there - the fighters are clinched.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby has picked Rolla up - he's going for a ride! Gatsby dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
Gatsby wants to take a breather but Rolla is having none of it.
Gatsby is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Gatsby working Rolla over with strikes.
Gatsby prevents Rolla from standing back up.
Jay Gatsby has got the better of the ground game so far.
Gatsby lands strikes from half guard.

Rolla kicks Gatsby off and gets back to his feet.
Rolla dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Gatsby looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Rolla!

Rolla throws Gatsby to one side and escapes!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby tries a low kick but Rolla avoids it.
Gatsby just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromRolla.
Rolla throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Rolla misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Gatsby steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Rolla.
A telegraphed right hand from Rolla misses the target.
Gatsby lands a nice shot that snaps Rolla's head back.

Gatsby gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Gatsby is trying to drag Rolla to the mat but Rolla just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.

Rolla breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Jay Gatsby just about did enough to take it.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.



Gatsby darts in and clinches Rolla up against the cage.
Gatsby wants to take the fight to the mat but Rolla manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Rolla tries to stall but Gatsby uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
A nice left hand lands by Gatsby.
Gatsby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Rolla uses good head movement to avoid it.
A left hand lands to the body for Gatsby.
Rolla throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Rolla blocks an uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Rolla fails to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rolla has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a shot to the body.
Rolla struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Rolla looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rolla is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Rolla doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Rolla breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Gatsby lands a head shot.
Gatsby wants to clinch but Rolla slips to the side
and Rolla counters with a series of strikes. Gatsby will be more careful next time no doubt.
Gatsby throws a shot from downtown. Rolla moves away and avoids it.

Gatsby moves into the clinch successfully.
A short left from Gatsby.
Rolla misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Gatsby lands a right hand that snaps the head of Rolla backwards.
Rolla tries to work over Gatsby's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A body shot lands from Gatsby.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Gatsby stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

Rolla is rocked!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gatsby presses Rolla against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Oh Rolla is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Gatsby lands a body shot.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Rolla seems to have got his legs back now.
Gatsby lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A left hand lands to the body for Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Gatsby lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Rolla tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Rolla back against the cage.
Stalling in the clinch from Rolla.
Rolla wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Rolla controls his hands.
Gatsby is working for takedown but Rolla is calmly controlling the position for now.
Rolla is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Gatsby softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Rolla prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Gatsby lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Rolla or not.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
A short right from Gatsby.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Gatsby.
Rolla tries to land knees in the clinch but Gatsby avoids the damage to the body.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Gatsby is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Ronnie Rolla has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jay Gatsby.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Rolla's elbow.
A short right from Rolla.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Gatsby lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A short uppercut from Rolla.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Gatsby lands a body punch in the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rolla.
Gatsby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Rolla controls his hands.
Rolla takes a shot to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Rolla.
Rolla has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Rolla controls the action.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Rolla blocking some punches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby dominated that fourth round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!



Gatsby moves into range and clinches up with Rolla.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Rolla avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Gatsby.
Gatsby scores with a shoulder strike.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Rolla misses with a short punch on the inside.
Rolla is trying to push Gatsby away but Gatsby has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Rolla taking a breather.

Gatsby lands an uppercut that drops Rolla! Gatsby follows him to the canvas looking to finish.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rolla is trying to escape and get back to his feet.
A big shot lands for Gatsby! That's hurt Rolla! Will he recover? Gatsby fires away with more strikes and the referee has to step in to stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:59 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby is the new middleweight champion!
As Jay Gatsby got his breath back, he grabbed the microphone and managed to blurt out the following: My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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RATING
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Event: CEFC Live 57     
Date:   Jun 27, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 319 p4p, 40 weight class) and Lugh Blackburn (ranked 1048 p4p, 130 weight class). Blackburn has chosen When the Man Comes Down as his entrance music. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

175 cm
38
193 lbs
32 - 19 - 0
187 cm
37
200 lbs
27 - 19 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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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 32 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 19 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Lugh Blackburn!
The judges for this bout are Elvis Blanc, William Peck and Trevor Gratis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby misses with a low kick as Blackburn jumps back.
Gatsby scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.

Gatsby closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Blackburn.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Blackburn is working Gatsby over against the cage.
Blackburn prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A nice right hand lands inside from Blackburn.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.

Blackburn jumps into guard, dragging Gatsby to the mat.
Gatsby working some strikes from top position.
Blackburn not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

Gatsby got a little sloppy there for a moment and Blackburn has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Gatsby has managed to get both his arms back between Blackburn's legs - danger averted.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Gatsby's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Blackburn throws his legs up looking for a submission but Gatsby uses it to pass to side control.
Blackburn tries to improve position but can't.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
Gatsby lands a decent elbow from side control.
Blackburn taking punishment in the form of punches.
Gatsby working the head and body with strikes.
Gatsby landing strikes.
Gatsby creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
Blackburn tries to buck Gatsby off but Gatsby is having none of it.
Blackburn takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.
You can see the frustration on Blackburn's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Gatsby wants to control but Blackburn is keeping him busy.
Blackburn is trying to improve his position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Blackburn is working to avoid the ground and pound but Gatsby connects with a decent elbow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
Blackburn taking punishment in the form of punches.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Blackburn can't do much from the bottom here.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Gatsby scores with a couple of short elbows.
Gatsby scoring with punches and elbows.
Gatsby works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Blackburn gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Gatsby lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Gatsby trying to control the action but Blackburn is working from the bottom.
Gatsby drops an elbow to the side of Blackburn's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Blackburn is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Gatsby pulls his head out easily.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gatsby slips a nice elbow through Blackburn's hands, connecting with Blackburn's forehead.
Blackburn is staying active underneath Gatsby, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Blackburn moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Gatsby might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.

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

Blackburn looking for a guillotine here but Gatsby defends easily.
Gatsby keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Blackburn's head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Blackburn escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Gatsby gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Gatsby working some strikes from top position.
Gatsby is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Gatsby is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Gatsby 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.
Gatsby with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Gatsby works over Blackburn with some ground and pound from guard.
Gatsby is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Gatsby postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Gatsby scoring with punches to the head and body.
Gatsby is in close to Blackburn's body, working some short punches and elbows.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Blackburn throws a big shot that misses.
Gatsby tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Blackburn manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Gatsby throws a series of punches but Blackburn moves out of range.
Blackburn tries to counter with a clinch but Gatsby shakes him off and moves away.
Blackburn misses the shot to the body.
Gatsby slips under a jab from Blackburn.
Gatsby is looking to counter the offense by Blackburn and move into the clinch.
Gatsby moves away from the strike by Blackburn.
Gatsby throws a shot to the body.
Blackburn ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Blackburn slips a straight right by Gatsby.
Blackburn waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gatsby.
Blackburn circles away from the clinch attempt.
Gatsby jabs at Blackburn's body.
Blackburn lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Blackburn takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Gatsby lands with an uppercut that bounces Blackburn off the cage and back into range.
Gatsby misses the shot to the body.
Blackburn bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gatsby connects with an inside leg kick.
Blackburn pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gatsby looks to land a left hand but Blackburn moved out of range nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn staying out of range there.
Blackburn let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Gatsby uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Blackburn.
Blackburn takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Blackburn fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gatsby manages to avoid it.

Blackburn fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Gatsby, pushing him back against the cage.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Blackburn blocks it.
Gatsby avoiding damage as Blackburn throws knees to the body.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Blackburn.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gatsby lands a nice uppercut.
Blackburn throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Gatsby blocks it with crossed arms.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Blackburn or not.
Blackburn is trying to pull guard but Gatsby has him pressed against the cage.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Blackburn avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Gatsby lands a right hand.
Blackburn throws a knee to the head but misses.

Blackburn drags the fight down to the ground.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gatsby scoring with some ground and pound.
Gatsby is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Gatsby makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Gatsby lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Gatsby lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Gatsby stands up over Blackburn, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Gatsby lands a couple of digs.

Blackburn has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Gatsby can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Gatsby is in close to Blackburn's body, working some short punches and elbows.

Blackburn is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Gatsby scoring with punches to the head and body.

Blackburn throws his legs up looking for a submission but Gatsby uses it to pass to side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby lands some shots froms side control.
Gatsby scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Blackburn to see if he's OK.
Gatsby working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
Blackburn is looking to reverse the position.
Gatsby working the ground and pound.
Gatsby working away.
Blackburn is not content to let Gatsby control the position.
Gatsby working the head with strikes.
Blackburn is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Blackburn is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Gatsby off and has taken his back!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby tries to escape the position - he's now mounted. Is that better or worse? Hard to tell!
Gatsby wants to hold on but Blackburn pushes him away.
Gatsby wriggling around on the bottom manages to avoid the strikes thrown by Blackburn.
Gatsby tries to lock up and control but Blackburn gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.

Blackburn is in full mount, looking to secure a guillotine but Gatsby is surviving well by controlling Blackburn's body position as best he can.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gatsby regains half guard.
Gatsby wants to control but Blackburn is keeping busy.

Blackburn is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Gatsby doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Blackburn.
Gatsby is looking to improve his position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gatsby lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Blackburn at a distance.
Gatsby fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Gatsby keeps the fight on the outside.
Gatsby throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Blackburn counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.

Gatsby moves into the clinch successfully.
Blackburn fails to pull the fight into his guard.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Blackburn.
Gatsby tries to work over Blackburn's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Jay Gatsby has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Blackburn tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Gatsby smiles and moves away.
Gatsby misses with a hook.
Blackburn slips under a jab.
Jay Gatsby is winning the standup battle so far.
Nice defenses there by Blackburn.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby looks to land a right hand but Blackburn moved out of range.
Blackburn is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Gatsby scores with a hook to the body. Blackburn takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Blackburn misses with a straight right.
Gatsby tries to clinch up but Blackburn circles away and keeps his distance.
Blackburn is looking to clinch but Gatsby is avoiding it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blackburn throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gatsby is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Blackburn can do to turn this around?

Blackburn tries to keep at a distance but Gatsby has taken the fight into the clinch.
Blackburn blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby is leaning against Blackburn and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Blackburn fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Blackburn.
Still in the clinch, Blackburn scores with a nice short uppercut.
Still in the clinch, Gatsby scores with a nice short uppercut.
Blackburn doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Blackburn throws a knee to the head but misses.
Blackburn takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
A right hook to the body lands for Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short right from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a nice uppercut.
Gatsby lands a nice shot to the body.
A right hook to the body lands for Gatsby.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.
A shot in the inside from Gatsby.
A hook to the body from Gatsby.
Gatsby scores with a shoulder strike.

Blackburn is rocked!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby lands with a left to the head.
Blackburn is still on wobbly legs! Can Gatsby finish him?
Gatsby lands a body shot.
Gatsby makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gatsby creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Blackburn with a big uppercut! Blackburn tries to clinch up but Gatsby pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Blackburn to the mat! Blackburn covers up and Gatsby unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:17 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby took to the mic in his post fight interview and said 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
71%

 

Event: CEC 595     
Date:   Jun 15, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 169 p4p, 22 weight class) and Zeus Obliteratii (ranked 107 p4p, 13 weight class). Obliteratii has chosen Walkürenritt as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
38
193 lbs
32 - 18 - 0
180 cm
35
188 lbs
33 - 13 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Bullet Proof System



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 32 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Zeus Obliteratii!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Gatsby connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Obliteratii just misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby tries to land a leg kick but Obliteratii saw it coming and moves away.
Gatsby looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Obliteratii throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gatsby sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jab from Gatsby.
Obliteratii scores with a hook to the body. Gatsby takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Gatsby.
Obliteratii steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.

Gatsby clinches with his opponent.
A right hand to the body from Gatsby.
A short uppercut from Gatsby.
Gatsby tries to work over Obliteratii's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Obliteratii lands a hook to the side of the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gatsby is looking to take this one to the mat.
Obliteratii blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Obliteratii tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Gatsby lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obliteratii tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Obliteratii blocks it.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby scores with a hook to the body.
Gatsby lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Obliteratii lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Obliteratii blocking some punches.
Obliteratii throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby lands a hook that snaps the head of Obliteratii backwards.
Obliteratii tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Obliteratii back against the cage.
A short right from Obliteratii.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Obliteratii prevents a takedown attempt there.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jay Gatsby. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Obliteratii misses with a body punch.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Obliteratii controls the action.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Obliteratii misses with some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby is working on a single leg takedown against the cage. Obliteratii can't fight it off and eventually Gatsby manages to take the fight to the floor. Obliteratii looks annoyed but at least he's managed to land in guard.

Obliteratii pushes Gatsby off for just long enough to get back to his feet. Very athletic spring there.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gatsby misses the jab.
Obliteratii checks a leg kick.
Obliteratii looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Obliteratii keeps the fight on the outside.
Obliteratii just misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gatsby cracks the inside of Obliteratii's front leg.
Obliteratii misses with a body shot.
Gatsby throws a leg kick
and Obliteratii counters with a nice body kick.
Gatsby ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Obliteratii moves away.
Gatsby is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby throws a nice outside leg kick.
Gatsby changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Jay Gatsby seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obliteratii keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gatsby.
Obliteratii misses with a looping left.
Good shot there by Gatsby.
Gatsby uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Obliteratii.
Obliteratii stuffs the takedown.
Gatsby moves out of range as Obliteratii strikes.
Obliteratii bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Obliteratii scores with a spinning back kick!

Gatsby shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Obliteratii manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Obliteratii wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Gatsby avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii wants to sweep but no luck.
Gatsby content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obliteratii working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Gatsby.
Obliteratii has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Gatsby throws a big elbow that misses.
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 Jay Gatsby will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Gatsby throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gatsby swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Gatsby throws a poor cross that misses
and Obliteratii counters with a nice body shot.
Obliteratii takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

Gatsby rushes Obliteratii and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Obliteratii throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Obliteratii misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby tries to work over Obliteratii's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Obliteratii blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Obliteratii lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Obliteratii can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obliteratii scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Obliteratii gets through Gatsby's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Obliteratii lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Obliteratii breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Gatsby throws the left hand but Obliteratii avoids the punch easily.
Zeus Obliteratii seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obliteratii throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Obliteratii just misses with a punch to the body.
Obliteratii is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Gatsby rather than just go for the knockout.
Obliteratii misses with a lunging right hand
and Gatsby counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Gatsby misses with a hook
letting Obliteratii counter with a right hand.
Gatsby fails with an attempt to clinch.
Obliteratii tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Obliteratii swats away the attempt to clinch by Gatsby.
Obliteratii was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.

Gatsby rushes Obliteratii and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Obliteratii misses with a hook from the clinch.
Zeus Obliteratii seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Obliteratii is working Gatsby over against the cage.
Obliteratii lands a hook that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Obliteratii.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Gatsby.
Obliteratii scores with a hook to the body.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Obliteratii.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is working Obliteratii over against the cage.
A hook to the body from Gatsby.
Obliteratii's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gatsby wants a takedown but no success here.
Gatsby has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Obliteratii avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Obliteratii.
Gatsby lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Obliteratii controls the action.
Obliteratii lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Gatsby or not.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Obliteratii misses with some punches.
Obliteratii tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Obliteratii works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Gatsby looking for a takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jay Gatsby. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Obliteratii tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Obliteratii.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Obliteratii.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii presses Gatsby against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Obliteratii lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A hook to the body from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii lands a left hand.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Obliteratii lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.

Obliteratii's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Obliteratii throws a front kick that sends Gatsby stumbling back into the cage.
Obliteratii throws a hook to the side of Gatsby's head but Gatsby sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Obliteratii works Gatsby's body with a nice hook.
Gatsby takes one on the button.
Gatsby takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A solid leg kick lands there for Obliteratii.
Gatsby has a takedown stuffed.
Obliteratii appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii misses with a body kick.
The fighters circling - Gatsby throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Obliteratii has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Obliteratii throws a jab when Gatsby was well out of range.
Gatsby moves forwards but Obliteratii connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Obliteratii throws a hook but Gatsby blocks it.
Obliteratii looks for the body kick but Gatsby saw that one coming.
Gatsby misses with a wild body shot.
Gatsby throws a chopping leg kick but Obliteratii manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Obliteratii misses the shot to the body.
Gatsby slips under a jab.
Gatsby takes a swing at Obliteratii's ribcage but misses.
Jab from Gatsby.
Obliteratii blocks a leg kick.
Obliteratii let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Gatsby lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Obliteratii at a distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Zeus Obliteratii showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Gatsby lunges at Obliteratii with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Obliteratii's hand.
Gatsby throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A nice side step and Obliteratii releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Obliteratii tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gatsby was well out of range. Poor timing from Obliteratii.
Gatsby is looking for a counter combo.
Gatsby tries to clinch but fails miserably
letting Obliteratii counter with a right hand.
Gatsby misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Obliteratii counter with a right hand.
Gatsby ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Obliteratii has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Obliteratii there as he acknowledges the shot.
Obliteratii swings and misses with a hook to the body.
As Obliteratii tries to get set, Gatsby tries to push him back and clinch up but Obliteratii manages to avoid the attempt.
Decent striking displayed by Gatsby there.
Gatsby scores with a hook.
Gatsby throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Obliteratii moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Obliteratii throws a leg kick that misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Obliteratii throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Obliteratii throws a nice head kick!

Gatsby is rocked!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obliteratii throws an overhand right that lands on Gatsby's shoulder, as Gatsby tries to avoid the shot.

Gatsby closes the distance and clinches.
Obliteratii misses with a body punch.
Obliteratii can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Obliteratii lands with a left to the head.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Obliteratii lands a shoulder strike.
Obliteratii lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Oh Gatsby is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Gatsby seems to have got his legs back now.
Obliteratii blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby goes for a takedown in the clinch but Obliteratii prevents it.
Obliteratii misses with the head strike.
Obliteratii prevents a takedown attempt there.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Obliteratii lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Obliteratii blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Obliteratii lands a left hand.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Obliteratii controls the action.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Obliteratii gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jay Gatsby. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Obliteratii lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Gatsby.
Obliteratii 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.
Obliteratii swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.

Obliteratii breaks the clinch.
Obliteratii tries a low kick but Gatsby avoids it.
Gatsby's corner calls for a 1-2. Gatsby obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Obliteratii lands a right hook to the body.
Gatsby moves out of range as Obliteratii strikes.
Horrible takedown attempt by Gatsby or perhaps it was just good defense by Obliteratii, which made it look bad.
Obliteratii misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gatsby.
Gatsby throws an off balance right hand
and Obliteratii counters with a left to the body.
Obliteratii lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Obliteratii ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby avoids a punch combination nicely.
Obliteratii changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Obliteratii throws a push kick but Gatsby slaps the foot to one side.
Obliteratii misses with a hook.
Obliteratii looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Obliteratii's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Gatsby connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Obliteratii scrambles back to his feet.
Gatsby scores with a shot to the body.
Gatsby misses with an uppercut. Obliteratii saw that one coming.
Gatsby backing away here, and Obliteratii unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Obliteratii misses with a kick to the body.
Gatsby connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Gatsby scores with the left hand. Obliteratii knows he should have avoided that one.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii lands a jab.
Obliteratii misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gatsby.
Obliteratii smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right 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!
Gatsby avoids a kick to the body.
Obliteratii misses with a looping left.
Obliteratii jabs Gatsby right on the nose. Gatsby blinks but takes it well.
Obliteratii fails in his attempt to clinch.
Gatsby scoring well with a low kick there.
Gatsby is looking to clinch.
Nice sprawl there from Obliteratii as Gatsby shoots in.
A little jabbing left from Obliteratii on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Obliteratii swings for the body but Gatsby moves out of range.
Gatsby is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Gatsby tries to clinch there but Obliteratii circles away.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Zeus Obliteratii!

Zeus Obliteratii seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
Jay Gatsby spoke after the fight, saying 'Damn, I had him. I don't think I'd have lost if... In fact, I'm sure I won this fight, hope you give me a rematch, old sport. Can't repeat the past? Why, of course you can... of course you can. '.
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Event: CEC 593     
Date:   Jun 06, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 243 p4p, 30 weight class) and Lauri Pekkarinen (ranked 454 p4p, 58 weight class). Pekkarinen is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by For Heavy Metal we will die!. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

175 cm
38
193 lbs
31 - 18 - 0
188 cm
32
193 lbs
20 - 8 - 2
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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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, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Lauri Pekkarinen!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A telegraphed right hand from Gatsby misses the target.
Gatsby is looking to clinch.
Pekkarinen flicks out a counter leg kick but Gatsby steps away.
Gatsby displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Pekkarinen throws out the jab.

Gatsby clinches up against the cage.
Pekkarinen wants to break free but Gatsby has control.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Pekkarinen avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby cracks Pekkarinen with a nice body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen misses with some punches.
Pekkarinen is looking to break free of the clinch but Gatsby has double underhooks.
I was talking to Gatsby's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Gatsby lands a shoulder strike.
Pekkarinen lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pekkarinen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A right handed body shot lands from Gatsby.
Pekkarinen looks winded!
Pekkarinen blocking some punches.

Pekkarinen escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Pekkarinen throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Gatsby moves out of range of the body kick from Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Pekkarinen 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.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sloppy strikes from Gatsby. Those never looked like landing.
Gatsby fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Gatsby works the jab nicely.

It looks like Lauri Pekkarinen has been cut.

Gatsby gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pekkarinen.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Pekkarinen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby lands a right hand that snaps the head of Pekkarinen backwards.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Gatsby throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Pekkarinen blocks it.

Pekkarinen has double underhooks and is working for a body lock takedown. He's got it. The fighters land in half guard but Gatsby regains guard immediately.
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!
Gatsby lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Gatsby scoring with punches to the head and body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby 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.
Pekkarinen wants to sweep here but Gatsby controlling him for the moment.
Gatsby landing with the ground and pound.
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Pekkarinen keeps moving.
Gatsby might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Pekkarinen wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Gatsby is now in half guard.

Pekkarinen is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Gatsby pulls his head out easily.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Gatsby drops an elbow to the side of Pekkarinen's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is nestled in close to Pekkarinen, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Pekkarinen has hold of Gatsby's hands but Gatsby slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Pekkarinen wants to improve his position but Gatsby is controlling well.
Pekkarinen has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Gatsby is working away from the top position though.
Gatsby drops an elbow to the side of Pekkarinen's head.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Gatsby lands a nice short elbow.
Still in half guard, Gatsby seems content to control.
Gatsby is looking to take a break and control but Pekkarinen is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Pekkarinen is trying to maintain the position but Gatsby is very close to passing his half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby trying to control from half guard but Pekkarinen is working away.
Pekkarinen is looking for a sweep. Gatsby is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Gatsby working over Pekkarinen with some ground and pound. Pekkarinen looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Pekkarinen is looking to improve his position.
Pekkarinen manages to get to full guard.

Pekkarinen is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Gatsby defends well.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gatsby lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Gatsby.
Pekkarinen takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Pekkarinen throws out a loose jab but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Pekkarinen attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Nice shot by Gatsby.
A chopping leg kick lands by Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Gatsby has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Gatsby lands the left hand.
Pekkarinen misses with a jab, cross combination.
Pekkarinen tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Pekkarinen takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gatsby misses with a straight left.
Pekkarinen misses with a looping right.
Gatsby fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Gatsby connects with the punch.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Pekkarinen paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Gatsby pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Pekkarinen back to the cage. Gatsby follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Gatsby misses with a lunging right hand
and Pekkarinen counters with a straight right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Pekkarinen feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Gatsby's calf.
A cross from Pekkarinen lands.
Gatsby staying out of range there.
Gatsby is looking to counter the offense by Pekkarinen and move into the clinch.
Gatsby throws a half hearted mid kick.
Gatsby is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Pekkarinen can do to turn this around?
Pekkarinen with a nice cross.
Pekkarinen lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A lazy body kick from Pekkarinen
and Gatsby counters with a straight right hand.
Lauri Pekkarinen is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Pekkarinen swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Pekkarinen throws a looping overhand right but Gatsby ducks down to avoid it.
Jay Gatsby is winning the standup battle so far.
Gatsby is looking to slow Pekkarinen down with leg kicks.
Pekkarinen throws a looping overhand right but Gatsby ducks down to avoid it.
Pekkarinen misses with a looping left.
Gatsby is looking to clinch but Pekkarinen is avoiding it.
Pekkarinen looks to throw the jab but Gatsby is out of range.
Gatsby moves away from the strike by Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gatsby takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Gatsby throws a good cross that connects.

That has opened up Lauri Pekkarinen's cut even more.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pekkarinen motions for Gatsby to come forward. Pekkarinen throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Gatsby throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Gatsby gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Pekkarinen blocks an uppercut.

Pekkarinen breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Gatsby checks a leg kick.
Pekkarinen scores with a leg kick.
Pekkarinen lands a leg kick that knocks Gatsby off balance momentarily.
Gatsby wants to clinch.
Pekkarinen throws a hook but Gatsby avoids it easily.
Gatsby is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Pekkarinen ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gatsby moves away.

Gatsby manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Pekkarinen on his heels. He'll look to pass Pekkarinen's guard now, I'm sure.
Gatsby stands up over Pekkarinen, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Gatsby lands a couple of digs.
Gatsby stopping the sweep attempt from Pekkarinen.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby cracks Pekkarinen with a solid left hand.
Gatsby with a nice head shot there.
Gatsby is working Pekkarinen over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Pekkarinen looking to hit a scissor sweep but Gatsby is one step ahead there.
Gatsby lands a couple of elbows.
Pekkarinen is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Pekkarinen has momentary wrist control but Gatsby slips an elbow through the middle.
Gatsby stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Pekkarinen swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Gatsby scoring with some ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Pekkarinen had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Gatsby defends it easily.
Pekkarinen looking to control.
Pekkarinen lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Pekkarinen throwing strikes but missing.
Pekkarinen wants to control from the top but Gatsby keeps moving.
Pekkarinen preventing the sweep.
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 Jay Gatsby will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Lauri Pekkarinen's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Gatsby staying out of range there.

Gatsby gets a clinch.
A nice right hand lands inside from Pekkarinen.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Pekkarinen.

Pekkarinen breaks the clinch.
Pekkarinen loads up on a big right hand but Gatsby slips the punch.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch up but Pekkarinen swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Pekkarinen fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Gatsby checks it well.
Pekkarinen lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Pekkarinen misses with a head kick.
A nice inside leg kick there by Pekkarinen. That's going to slow Gatsby down.

Gatsby gets a clinch.
Jay Gatsby has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gatsby lands a hook to the side of the head.
Pekkarinen tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

Pekkarinen 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!
Pekkarinen fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Gatsby has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Pekkarinen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pekkarinen throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Good exchange - Gatsby coming out on top.
Gatsby takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Gatsby throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gatsby scores with a crisp jab that stopped Pekkarinen in his tracks.
A slow jab from Pekkarinen misses its intended target.
Pekkarinen has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Pekkarinen there as he acknowledges the shot.
Gatsby lands a jab to the head.

Pekkarinen is rocked!
Gatsby scoring well with a low kick there.
Pekkarinen is still on wobbly legs! Can Gatsby finish him?
Pekkarinen gets caught by a big overhand right and goes down! Gatsby gets on top of him and starts throwing some serious punches until the ref intervenes and stops the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:31 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jay Gatsby!
In his post fight interview, Jay Gatsby gave a big smile as he said 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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RATING
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Event: CEC 585     
Date:   May 02, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 338 p4p, 44 weight class) and Cole Orion (ranked 526 p4p, 69 weight class). Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the prize buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!

175 cm
37
193 lbs
30 - 18 - 0
184 cm
32
185 lbs
27 - 14 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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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 30 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Cole Orion!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Orion misses with an uppercut
and Gatsby counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gatsby throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Orion looks like he wants to counter punch here.

Gatsby gets a clinch.
Gatsby lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Orion backwards.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Orion swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Orion.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Orion swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
Orion scores with a shoulder strike.
A nice left hand lands by Orion.
A head punch on the inside from Orion fails to land.
A nice left hand lands by Gatsby.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Gatsby lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Orion backwards.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Orion misses with a hook to the ribs.
I was talking to Gatsby's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Orion has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
Orion misses with a short punch on the inside.
Orion throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A shot in the inside from Orion.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Orion's elbow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Orion or not.
Orion throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Orion misses with a hook from the clinch.
Still in the clinch, Gatsby scores with a nice short uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Orion.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Orion.
Gatsby lands a shoulder strike.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Orion uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Orion misses with the head strike.
Gatsby tries to work over Orion's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Orion swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
A left hand lands to the body for Gatsby.
Gatsby works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Orion throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Orion swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Orion.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby lands a shoulder strike.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gatsby cracks Orion with a nice body shot.
Orion working aggressively here.
Gatsby lands a left hand.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.
Orion scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Orion throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Orion throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Orion fails to land.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Orion.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Gatsby blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Orion breaks the clinch.

Gatsby fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Orion, pushing him back against the cage.
Gatsby lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A short right from Gatsby on the inside.
A short uppercut from Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Orion swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Orion's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gatsby presses Orion against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Gatsby blocks a punch to the side of the head.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Orion.
Orion tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Orion working aggressively here.
Gatsby's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gatsby lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Orion backwards.
Orion lands with a light punch inside.
A short uppercut from Gatsby.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Orion controls his hands.
Orion misses with a punch on the inside.
Orion swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Orion throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Gatsbys head.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Orion controls the action.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Orion.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Orion blocks a body shot from Gatsby.
Orion has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
A short left from Orion.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby gets through Orion's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Orion throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Orion tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Orion looking to stall.
Orion misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Gatsby is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Orion pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Orion misses with the head strike.
Orion lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Orion blocking some punches.
Gatsby scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Gatsby throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Gatsby lands a right hand.
Gatsby lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Orion backwards.
Gatsby lands a left hand that snaps the head of Orion backwards.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Orion misses with the head strike.
Orion working aggressively here.
Orion throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby lands with a short shot to the head.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby 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.


Orion misses the jab.

Gatsby clinches up against the cage.
A shot in the inside from Gatsby.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Orion misses with the head strike.
Orion blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Orion tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gatsby is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Orion can do to turn this around?
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Orion.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Orion blocks it.
Orion lands a hook that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Orion misses with a punch on the inside.
Orion has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby lands a hook that snaps the head of Orion backwards.
Orion swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
Orion fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Orion misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Gatsby blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Orion.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Orion misses with a short punch on the inside.
A hook to the body from Gatsby.
A short right from Orion on the inside.
Orion lands a left hand.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Orion controls his hands.
Orion has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
Gatsby stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Orion is breathing heavily.
A short left from Gatsby.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a body punch in the clinch.
Gatsby lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Gatsby lands a hook to the side of the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A right hook to the body lands for Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a hook to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Gatsby on the inside.
Orion swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby lands with a left to the head.
Gatsby scores with a hook to the body.
Gatsby lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Orion.
Gatsby scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Gatsby is working Orion over against the cage.
Gatsby lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Gatsby throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Gatsby lands a left hand that snaps the head of Orion backwards.
Gatsby lands a nice uppercut.

Orion is rocked!
Gatsby lands a shot to the body.
Orion is still on wobbly legs! Can Gatsby finish him?
Gatsby lands a right hand that snaps the head of Orion backwards.
A short body shot lands from Gatsby as the two fighters clinch.
Orion seems to have recovered his senses.
Gatsby lands a body punch in the clinch.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.
Nice body punch from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a body shot in the clinch.
Orion takes a shot to the head.
Gatsby digs a right hand into Orion's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Orion's gas tank.
Gatsby lands with a light punch inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby connects with a big uppercut there that sends Orion tumbling to the ground! Gatsby follows him down into his guard.
Gatsby postures up, still in guard. A huge hammer fist lands that bounces Orion's head off the mat! Orion is out! He's out! Gatsby jumps to his feet and celebrates with his corner!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:22 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby made sure to give a little speech post fight, saying 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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Event: CEC 579     
Date:   Apr 04, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Edward Stoker (ranked 103 p4p, 17 weight class) and Jay Gatsby (ranked 191 p4p, 25 weight class). Stoker comes to the cage accompanied by Let There Be Rock by AC/DC. The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

199 cm
34
196 lbs
31 - 15 - 1
175 cm
37
193 lbs
30 - 17 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
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 31 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Edward Stoker!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby wants to slow Stoker down by chopping away at his legs.
Stoker ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gatsby moves away.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Stoker checks a leg kick.
Stoker misses with a body shot.
Stoker fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Gatsby looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Gatsby changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Stoker tries to avoid it but Gatsby manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Stoker to the ground. Stoker escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.

Gatsby gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Stoker lands a hook to the side of the head.
Stoker lands a body shot in the clinch.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short body shot lands from Gatsby as the two fighters clinch.
Gatsby pushes Stoker back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Stoker misses with a body punch.
Gatsby lands a shoulder strike.
Stoker misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Stoker.
Stoker lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Stoker breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Stoker misses with an uppercut.
Stoker jabs Gatsby right on the nose. Gatsby blinks but takes it well.
Gatsby on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Stoker. Stoker obviously looking to wear him down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stoker scores with a body shot.
Gatsby just misses with a punch to the body.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Gatsby 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.
Gatsby with a poor takedown
and Stoker counters with a leg kick.
Stoker leaves Gatsby with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Edward Stoker has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jay Gatsby.
Gatsby throws a leg kick which misses Stoker's front leg but catches the back leg as Stoker tries to avoid it.
Stoker slips a jab from Gatsby.
Gatsby smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Stoker thows a left - swing and a miss!
Gatsby swings and misses with a hook to the body.
It looked like Stoker was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a wild body shot.
A telegraphed right hand from Stoker misses the target.
Stoker has been working on his boxing with his coaches at ~T~ Troid - Gym in the buildup to the fight.
Gatsby fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Stoker has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Stoker really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Stoker jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Gatsby needs to keep his hands up - Stoker had a free shot at his head there.
Gatsby fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Stoker throws an overhand right that lands on Gatsby's shoulder, as Gatsby tries to avoid the shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Stoker lands a lovely overhand right.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stoker stuns Gatsby with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Gatsby works the jab nicely.
A jab lands there for Stoker.
Gatsby misses with a looping right.
Gatsby on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Stoker misses with a straight left.
Stoker misses with a straight right.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
A low kick from Gatsby misses
and Stoker counters with a lovely shot to the body.
No luck for Gatsby with that takedown attempt.
Some wild striking there from Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a wild body shot.

Stoker gets caught flat footed, as Gatsby shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Stoker is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Gatsby throws a big right hand that misses.
Gatsby scoring with some ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby throwing strikes but missing.
Gatsby throws a strike but Stoker rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Stoker wants to stand but Gatsby is controlling his posture from full guard.

Gatsby working for a triangle but Stoker defends it easily.
Stoker tries to stand but Gatsby is controlling from the bottom.
Gatsby wants to sweep but no luck.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Stoker has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Gatsby is proving hard to escape from.
Gatsby wants to sweep but no luck.

Stoker gets to his feet and steps away from his opponent.
Stoker ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gatsby throws a right and a left that both miss.
Stoker lands a jab to Gatsby's midsection.
Stoker comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Stoker throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Gatsby misses with an uppercut.
Gatsby looks to throw the jab but Stoker is out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nice body punch from Stoker.
Stoker scores with a punch to the head.
Gatsby moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Gatsby on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Stoker digs a good body shot into Gatsby's ribs.
Gatsby misses with a takedown attempt - Stoker sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
As Gatsby backs away, Stoker returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Gatsby throws out a loose jab but Stoker uses good head movement to avoid it.
Stoker cracks Gatsby with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Edward Stoker is winning the standup battle so far.

Gatsby scores with a takedown into Stoker's guard.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gatsby throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Stoker works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Stoker is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Gatsby trying to control but Stoker is working from the bottom.
Gatsby with a flurry of punches that miss.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby wants to pass the guard but Stoker is keeping the position.
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Stoker keeps moving.
Stoker avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Gatsby throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Stoker works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Stoker punishes Gatsby's body with a nice straight punch.
Edward Stoker is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Stoker uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Gatsby.
Gatsby tries for a takedown but Stoker circles away easily
and Stoker counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Stoker throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Gatsby stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Gatsby looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Stoker.
An attempted straight right counter from Stoker misses the target.
Stoker ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gatsby moves away.
Stoker is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Gatsby can do to turn this around?
Stoker tries to land a leg kick but Gatsby saw it coming and moves away.
Stoker throws a body punch but Gatsby moves out of range.
Gatsby tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Stoker was well out of range. Poor timing from Gatsby.
Stoker moves in looking to clinch but Gatsby pushes him off.
Edward Stoker seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Stoker misses with a body shot.
Gatsby walks into a jab.
Gatsby missing with a left hand there. Stoker was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Stoker lands a slapping body shot.
Gatsby misses with a right hand
and Stoker counters with a lovely straight right hand!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Gatsby closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Stoker quickly recovers to half guard.
Stoker is trying to stand up here but Gatsby is controlling him well.
Stoker avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Gatsby.
Gatsby is nestled in close to Stoker, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Stoker tries to kick Gatsby off but Gatsby keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ground and pound from Gatsby.
Stoker wants to get back to his feet.
Gatsby missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Stoker wants to get back to his feet.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Gatsby looks to throw the jab but Stoker is out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Stoker misses the target.
Stoker fails with an attempt to clinch.

Gatsby shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Gatsby was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!

Stoker sneaks out the side door and pushes Gatsby away - he's back to his feet. The crowd show their appreciation for the escape.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stoker scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Stoker tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Stoker throws a leg kick which misses Gatsby's front leg but catches the back leg as Gatsby tries to avoid it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gatsby shoots for a double leg takedown but Stoker sprawls well. He's pushed Gatsby's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Edward Stoker has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jay Gatsby.
Gatsby has his takedown stuffed
and Stoker counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Stoker lands with a hook. Gatsby tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Stoker is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.

Stoker forces Gatsby back against the cage and clinches.
Stoker is pressed up against the cage. Gatsby has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Stoker down to the mat. Stoker avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Gatsby cracks Stoker with a right hand to the side of the head.
Stoker ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gatsby moves away.
Stoker keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Gatsby lands a jab.

Gatsby closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Stoker did well to prevent Gatsby getting side control.

Stoker has one foot on Gatsby's thigh - he pushes off and manages to get back to his feet.
Gatsby on the wrong end of a nice jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Edward Stoker dominated that second round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Gatsby is looking to land body kicks.
Gatsby will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Gatsby lands a glancing blow to the side of Stoker's head.
Gatsby looks to land a right hand but Stoker moved out of range.
Stoker throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Stoker wants to land a leg kick but Gatsby is out of range.
Stoker ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gatsby moves away.
Gatsby scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Stoker.
Gatsby throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Gatsby uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Stoker.
Gatsby slips under a jab.
Gatsby misses with a takedown
and Stoker counters with a straight right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stoker throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
As Stoker backs off Gatsby throws a huge counter combo but Stoker manages to avoid it all.
Stoker on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Stoker cracks Gatsby with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Gatsby misses with a takedown attempt - Stoker sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Stoker tests Gatsby's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Stoker misses with a wild body shot.
A big right from Gatsby misses.
Stoker lands the left hand.
Stoker blocks a jab.
Stoker tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Gatsby is able to avoid easily.
Stoker with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Gatsby has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Stoker darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Gatsby misses with a body kick.
Gatsby throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Stoker throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Stoker misses with a hook.
Gatsby tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Stoker lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Stoker lands with a good body shot.
A slow jab from Stoker misses its intended target.
Jay Gatsby has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stoker lunges at Gatsby with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Gatsby's hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Stoker misses with a low kick.
Gatsby moves out of range of the strikes.
Stoker scores with a jab to the head.
Stoker is looking to slow Gatsby down with leg kicks.
Good exchange - Stoker coming out on top.
Gatsby looks to throw the jab but Stoker is out of range.
Stoker circles away from the clinch attempt.
Gatsby throws a lazy right hand but Stoker sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Stoker tests Gatsby's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Gatsby shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Stoker throws a lazy right hand but Gatsby sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Gatsby fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Stoker manages to avoid it.

Gatsby takes the fight into the clinch.
Gatsby digs a right hand into Stoker's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Stoker's gas tank.
Stoker can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is leaning against Stoker and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Stoker misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby lands a shoulder strike.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Stoker tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Stoker back against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
Stoker tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Stoker back against the cage.
Stoker misses with a body punch.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Gatsby works on Stoker's body with a couple of short punches.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gatsby lands a left hand.
Gatsby scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A frustrated look appears on Stoker's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Gatsby pushes Stoker back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A shot in the inside from Gatsby.
Jay Gatsby seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Stoker misses with the head strike.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
A short right from Gatsby on the inside.

Gatsby tightens his grip and picks Stoker up, before dumping him to the ground. Stoker manages to land in guard.
Stoker preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Gatsby content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Gatsby's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Stoker is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Stoker working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Gatsby.
Stoker is looking to stand up but Gatsby isn't so interested in that idea.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Jay Gatsby.
I think Stoker 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 29:28
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 29:28
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Edward Stoker!

Our winner, Edward Stoker, 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.
Jay Gatsby spoke after the fight, saying 'Damn, I had him. I don't think I'd have lost if... In fact, I'm sure I won this fight, hope you give me a rematch, old sport. Can't repeat the past? Why, of course you can... of course you can. '.
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Event: CEC 574     
Date:   Mar 11, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 75 p4p, 14 weight class) and Steve Belliveau (ranked 239 p4p, 36 weight class). Belliveau has chosen We will rock you as his entrance music. The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

175 cm
37
193 lbs
30 - 16 - 0
185 cm
39
195 lbs
37 - 18 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
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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 30 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 37 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Steve Belliveau!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby just misses with a punch to the body.
A nice side step and Belliveau releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Gatsby shoots in looking for a takedown. Belliveau tries to sprawl out of it but Gatsby keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Belliveau manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Belliveau takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Belliveau lands a leg kick that knocks Gatsby off balance momentarily.
Belliveau fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Gatsby is out of range.
Belliveau lands a slapping body shot.
Gatsby throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Belliveau counters with a slapping leg kick.

Gatsby instigates a clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
A short uppercut from Belliveau.
Belliveau lands an uppercut.
We've been informed that Belliveau 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.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Belliveau avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Belliveau misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Belliveau misses with a body punch.
A short right from Gatsby.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
A head punch on the inside from Belliveau fails to land.
Belliveau tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
Belliveau lands a body punch in the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.

Gatsby has clasped his hands together around Belliveau's back... aaand, he's got a takedown into side control. Nicely done.
Belliveau tries to get back to half guard but can't.

Belliveau throws Gatsby to one side and escapes!
Gatsby misses with a body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Gatsby clinches up against the cage.
A hook to the body from Belliveau.
Belliveau is working Gatsby over against the cage.
Gatsby wants a takedown.
Belliveau blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby wants to take the fight to the mat but Belliveau manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jay Gatsby. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gatsby is looking for a takedown.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Belliveau presses Gatsby against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Belliveau lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Belliveau lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Belliveau misses with a body punch.
Gatsby is working Belliveau over against the cage.
Belliveau lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Belliveau uses good head movement to avoid it.
Belliveau blocking some punches.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Belliveau misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby tries to work over Belliveau's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Belliveau blocks an uppercut.
Belliveau lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gatsby tries for a takedown but Belliveau manages to get underhooks.
A right handed body shot lands from Belliveau.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Belliveau.
Belliveau lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Gatsby's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Belliveau blocks a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Belliveau blocks it.
Belliveau lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Gatsby lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Belliveau backwards.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Still in the clinch, Belliveau scores with a nice short uppercut.
Belliveau throws a head punch that misses.
A short uppercut from Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Belliveau swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Belliveau gets through Gatsby's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Belliveau controls the action.
Belliveau blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Belliveau digs a right hand underneath Gatsby's ribcage. Gatsby let out a lung full of air as it connected.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Belliveau lands with a left to the head.

Belliveau pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Belliveau checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Gatsby tries for a takedown but Belliveau sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Belliveau scoring well with a low kick there.
Belliveau throws a head kick that misses.
Gatsby digs a good body shot into Belliveau's ribs.
Gatsby misses with a body shot
and Belliveau counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Gatsby throws an overhand right that lands on Belliveau's shoulder, as Belliveau tries to avoid the shot.
Belliveau staying out of range there.
Steve Belliveau is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Gatsby fails in his attempt to clinch.
Belliveau takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Belliveau uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gatsby.
Belliveau scores with a punch to the head.
Gatsby throws a body punch but Belliveau moves out of range.
Belliveau avoids the body shot from Gatsby.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gatsby stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Belliveau.
Belliveau bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Belliveau! But no joy.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Belliveau scores with a leg kick.
Gatsby connects with an inside leg kick.
Gatsby scores with a jab to the head.

Gatsby gets a double leg takedown into Belliveau's guard.
Gatsby being controlled here momentarily.
Gatsby stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Belliveau swivels though and keeps the full guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby with a flurry of punches that miss.
Gatsby landing with the ground and pound.
Belliveau is trying to keep Gatsby in close.
Gatsby is looking to work some ground and pound but Belliveau has wrist control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Belliveau is controlling Gatsby's posture.
Gatsby has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Belliveau trying to keep a closed guard but Gatsby is proving a slippery customer.
Gatsby won't allow Belliveau to get back to his feet.
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Belliveau keeps moving.
Gatsby with a nice head shot there.
Belliveau wants to control but Gatsby passes easily into half guard.
Belliveau taking some punishment here, with Gatsby in his half guard.
Gatsby content to control rather than advance.
Ground and pound from Gatsby.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Belliveau looks like he's trying to stand up.
Gatsby looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Belliveau is looking to control Gatsby's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Belliveau avoid being mounted?
Belliveau has hold of Gatsby's hands but Gatsby slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.

Belliveau makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Belliveau feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Gatsby's calf.

Gatsby feints and as Belliveau raises his hands in defense, Gatsby changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Belliveau keeping full guard, as Gatsby tries to pass.
Gatsby sitting in guard here, content to control.
Gatsby throws a big right hand that misses.
Belliveau wants to get back to his feet but Gatsby passes into half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Belliveau is looking for a sweep. Gatsby is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Jay Gatsby overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Belliveau wants to get back to his feet.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gatsby looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Belliveau is trying to maintain the position but Gatsby is very close to passing his half guard.
Gatsby stops Belliveau from getting back to his feet.
Gatsby drops an elbow to the side of Belliveau's head.
Belliveau has hold of Gatsby's hands but Gatsby slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Gatsby stops Belliveau from getting back to his feet.
Belliveau is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.

Belliveau pushes Gatsby off and gets back to his feet.
Gatsby throws a leg kick which misses Belliveau's front leg but catches the back leg as Belliveau tries to avoid it.

Belliveau has managed to clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Belliveau.
Gatsby is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Belliveau's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Belliveau misses with a hook to the ribs.
Belliveau lands a right hand that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby works on Belliveau's body with a couple of short punches.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Belliveau avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Belliveau's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Belliveau tries to work over Gatsby's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby presses Belliveau against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Belliveau is breathing heavily.
A right handed body shot lands from Gatsby.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby dominated that second 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.


Gatsby fails with the takedown.
Gatsby throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Gatsby tries to clinch
and Belliveau counters with a left to the body.
Good standup being displayed there by Gatsby as he connects with a hook.
Belliveau fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Gatsby is out of range.
Gatsby shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Belliveau as he jumps to the side.
Gatsby motions for Belliveau to come forward. Gatsby throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Good exchange - Gatsby coming out on top.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Belliveau throws out a loose jab but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
A chopping leg kick lands by Gatsby.
Belliveau tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Good exchange - Gatsby coming out on top.
Gatsby is looking to chop away at Belliveau's legs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A thudding body kick lands there by Gatsby!
Belliveau attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Belliveau lands with a thumping leg kick.
Belliveau tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gatsby was well out of range. Poor timing from Belliveau.
Gatsby takes one on the button.
Gatsby looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.

Gatsby rushes Belliveau and presses him up against the cage.
A left hand lands to the body for Gatsby.
Belliveau takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Belliveau cracks Gatsby with a nice body shot.
Belliveau can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Belliveau blocks an uppercut.
Gatsby tries to score a body lock takedown but Belliveau shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jay Gatsby. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Belliveau digs a right hand underneath Gatsby's ribcage. Gatsby let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Belliveau misses with a body punch.
Belliveau takes a shot to the head.
Gatsby misses with some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Belliveau misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short right from Belliveau on the inside.
Steve Belliveau seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Belliveau lands with a left to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Belliveau prevents a takedown attempt there.
Gatsby works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Belliveau.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Belliveau controls the action.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby goes for a takedown attempt but Belliveau pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Belliveau moves away from the strike by Gatsby.
Belliveau just misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby throws a predictable looking body shot
and Belliveau counters with a good low kick that Gatsby was not able to check.
Gatsby shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Belliveau counters with a head kick.
Belliveau jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Belliveau.
Gatsby moves in looking to clinch but Belliveau pushes him off.
Belliveau is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Gatsby.
Steve Belliveau seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A slow jab from Gatsby misses its intended target.
Belliveau wants to counter the offense by Gatsby and move into the clinch position.
Belliveau takes a swing at Gatsby's ribcage but misses.
Gatsby takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Belliveau swats away the attempt to clinch by Gatsby.
Gatsby dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Belliveau lands with a hook. Gatsby tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.

Gatsby clinches with his opponent.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Belliveau misses with a punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Belliveau pushes Gatsby back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby wants a takedown.
Belliveau working aggressively here.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Belliveau.
Belliveau misses with a body punch.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Belliveau controls his hands.
Belliveau lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Belliveau lands a body shot.
A short right from Gatsby on the inside.
Belliveau gets underhooks to prevent Gatsby's takedown attempt.
Belliveau scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Belliveau lands with a short shot to the head.
Belliveau stops a takedown attempt from Gatsby.
Belliveau tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Belliveau lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Belliveau.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Belliveau blocks it.

Gatsby has clasped his hands together around Belliveau's back... aaand, he's got a takedown into side control. Nicely done.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Steve Belliveau just about did enough to take it.
That's time! Back to the action!


Nice uppercut lands for Belliveau. That snapped Gatsby's head back.
Belliveau tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Gatsby is able to avoid easily.
Gatsby thows a leg kick but Belliveau checks it
and Belliveau counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Belliveau has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
A shot to the liver by Belliveau. Beautiful body shot.

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

Belliveau kicks Gatsby off and gets back to his feet.
Gatsby is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gatsby avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A big left from Gatsby misses.
Gatsby on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Gatsby takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Belliveau stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Belliveau wants it to stay on the feet.
Gatsby takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Gatsby doesn't manage to clinch there - Belliveau circles away.
Belliveau looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Belliveau steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gatsby.
Gatsby moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The crowd cheers as Belliveau lands an impressive looking overhand right. Gatsby doesn't seem phased though.
Belliveau tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gatsby was well out of range. Poor timing from Belliveau.
Gatsby throws a hook but Belliveau avoids it easily.
Gatsby will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Gatsby throws a hook to the side of Belliveau's head but Belliveau sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Belliveau uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gatsby.
Belliveau tries a quick counter leg kick but Gatsby is wise to it.

Gatsby shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.

Belliveau has his feet on Gatsby's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Gatsby is looking to clinch.
Belliveau scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gatsby scores with a jab. Belliveau acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Belliveau lands with a thumping leg kick.
Gatsby lands a nice leg kick that just misses Belliveau's sensitive parts.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Belliveau throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Belliveau scores with a body shot.
Gatsby tries to clinch but Belliveau is having none of it.
Belliveau tries to counter by closing the distance.
Belliveau wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Gatsby fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Belliveau has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Gatsby scores with a nice head shot.
Belliveau misses with a wild body shot.

Gatsby closes the distance and clinches.
Belliveau works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Gatsby has Belliveau pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Belliveau manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jay Gatsby. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Belliveau scores with a nice hook to the head.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Belliveau lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Gatsby.
Belliveau misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Belliveau tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Belliveau misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Belliveau tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Belliveau.
Gatsby lands a hook to the side of the head.
A right hook to the body lands for Gatsby.
Belliveau tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
A hook to the body from Gatsby.
Belliveau stops a takedown attempt from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.
Gatsby scores with a shot to the side of Belliveau's head.
Gatsby working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Belliveau lands with a left to the head.
Belliveau lands a hook that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.
Gatsby is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Belliveau pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Belliveau misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gatsby tries to work over Belliveau's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Belliveau is working Gatsby over against the cage.
A short right from Belliveau.
Belliveau working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A right hand to the body from Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
Gatsby stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
A right hook to the body lands for Belliveau.
Gatsby scores with a nice hook to the head.
Belliveau tries to work over Gatsby's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby tries to work over Belliveau's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Belliveau struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.

Gatsby gets double underhooks and manages to take the fight to the ground.
Belliveau seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Gatsby scoring with punches to the head and body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Steve Belliveau dominated that fourth round.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Belliveau ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Belliveau lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Gatsby pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Gatsby changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch up but Belliveau swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Gatsby throws a low kick but Belliveau moves out of range easily.
Belliveau throws a push kick but Gatsby slaps the foot to one side.
Gatsby feints and then cracks Belliveau's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Belliveau down.
Gatsby is looking to clinch but Belliveau is avoiding it.
Gatsby tries to clinch up.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Belliveau tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Gatsby counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Gatsby 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.
Belliveau swats away the attempt to clinch by Gatsby.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Belliveau throws a body kick that misses.
Belliveau takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Gatsby shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Belliveau as he avoids it easily.
Gatsby uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Belliveau.
Gatsby keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Belliveau throws a head kick but Gatsby moves out of range.
Belliveau lands a nice shot to the body.
Gatsby misses with a wild body shot.
Gatsby tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Belliveau was well out of range. Poor timing from Gatsby.
Gatsby throws the kick towards the body but Belliveau avoids it.
Belliveau replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Gatsby blocks it well.
Belliveau looks to land a left hand but Gatsby moved out of range nicely.
Belliveau bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Belliveau looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Gatsby avoids the head kick by Belliveau.
Belliveau uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Gatsby.
Belliveau was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Jay Gatsby has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Steve Belliveau 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.
Gatsby tries to clinch but Belliveau is having none of it.
Belliveau keeps the fight on the outside.
Gatsby thows a left - swing and a miss!
Belliveau wants to counter with a clinch but Gatsby pushes him away.

Belliveau tries to keep at a distance but Gatsby has taken the fight into the clinch.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A right handed body shot lands from Gatsby.
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!
Gatsby has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Belliveau after a bit of a struggle.

Gatsby lands a takedown into guard.
Gatsby in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Belliveau keeps moving.
Belliveau controlling Gatsby's posture.
Gatsby scoring with punches to the head and body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Belliveau's head.
Gatsby trying to control but Belliveau is working from the bottom.
Gatsby stops Belliveau from standing up.
Gatsby makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Gatsby works over Belliveau with some ground and pound from guard.
Belliveau is looking to stand up but Gatsby isn't so interested in that idea.
Belliveau pulls Gatsby in close to prevent any damage.
Let's hope that Belliveau 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.
We're seeing a lot of stalling here from Belliveau.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Gatsby throwing strikes but missing.
Belliveau wants to stand and escape but Gatsby is having none of it.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Gatsby misses with a lunging right hand
and Belliveau counters with a kick to the head that grazes his opponent. Gatsby is lucky that one didn't land flush.
Belliveau displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gatsby throws out the jab.
Gatsby tries to land a leg kick but Belliveau saw it coming and moves away.
Belliveau only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Belliveau paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Belliveau lands a head kick!

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 Jay Gatsby.
I think Belliveau 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 47:48
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 47:48
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 47:48

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

A less than humble Steve Belliveau misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.
Jay Gatsby was interviewed post fight and said 'Damn, I had him. I don't think I'd have lost if... In fact, I'm sure I won this fight, hope you give me a rematch, old sport. Can't repeat the past? Why, of course you can... of course you can. '.
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Event: UFC 7-Gatsby vs Clattenburg     
Date:   Jan 27, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 124 p4p, 18 weight class) and Johny Clattenburg (ranked 190 p4p, 28 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.

175 cm
36
193 lbs
29 - 16 - 0
188 cm
34
202 lbs
20 - 13 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
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 29 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Johny Clattenburg!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, John Kavanagh and Reed Andrews.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A decent looking cross lands there for Clattenburg.
Gatsby throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Clattenburg.
Gatsby looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Gatsby takes a swing at Clattenburg's ribcage but misses.
Gatsby avoids the body shot from Clattenburg.
Gatsby lands with a nice body punch.

Clattenburg closes the distance and pushes Gatsby back into the cage.
Gatsby avoids a wild elbow strike from Clattenburg.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Clattenburg.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby dodges an elbow strike from Clattenburg.
Nice body punch from Clattenburg.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Clattenburg blocking some punches.
Clattenburg blocking some punches.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Clattenburg avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Clattenburg blocks an uppercut.
Clattenburg told us before the fight that he's been working on his elbows. An under utilised technique these days - let's see if it can sway the outcome of the fight.
Clattenburg prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby is looking to take this one to the mat.
Clattenburg blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Clattenburg backwards.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Clattenburg working aggressively here.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Clattenburg creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Clattenburg.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Clattenburg blocks it.
Clattenburg lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Clattenburg misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Clattenburg lands an elbow inside.
Gatsby has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Clattenburg after a bit of a struggle.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.
Clattenburg gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Gatsby lands with a left to the head.

It looks like Johny Clattenburg has been cut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby lands a body shot in the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Clattenburg.
Nice body punch from Gatsby.
Gatsby scores with a nice hook to the head.
Gatsby avoids the elbow strike from Clattenburg, against the cage.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Clattenburg throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
A right hook to the body lands for Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
Gatsby scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Gatsby lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Clattenburg tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Clattenburg.
Gatsby blocks the elbow strike.
Clattenburg blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Clattenburg misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jay Gatsby. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Gatsby lands a left hand that snaps the head of Clattenburg backwards.
Clattenburg blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Clattenburg blocks a body shot from Gatsby.
Clattenburg lands an elbow that stopped Gatsby in his tracks for a moment.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Clattenburg blocking some punches.
Clattenburg lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Clattenburg blocks an uppercut.
Gatsby lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Clattenburg blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Clattenburg blocks an uppercut.
Clattenburg tries to work over Gatsby's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Clattenburg misses with a punch to the body.
Clattenburg scores with a hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Clattenburg.
Clattenburg throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Clattenburg blocking some punches.
Clattenburg struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Clattenburg blocks a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Clattenburg misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
Clattenburg struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
Clattenburg lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Gatsby gets through Clattenburg's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from Clattenburg fails to land.
Clattenburg tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Clattenburg lands a shoulder strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A big left from Clattenburg misses.
No joy there for Clattenburg, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Gatsby moves into range and connects with a jab.

Clattenburg is rocked!

Clattenburg clinches up with Gatsby and pushes him back against the cage.
Clattenburg is still on wobbly legs! Can Gatsby finish him?
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Clattenburg seems to have recovered his senses.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gatsby lands a body punch in the clinch.
Nice elbow from Clattenburg.
Clattenburg swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby lands a hook to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Clattenburg.
Clattenburg tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
A short right from Gatsby.
Clattenburg misses with a body punch.
Clattenburg blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby pushes Clattenburg back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Clattenburg pushes Gatsby back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Clattenburg throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Gatsby lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Clattenburg blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Clattenburg scores with a hook to the body.
Clattenburg takes a shot to the head.
Gatsby is working Clattenburg over against the cage.
Gatsby is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Clattenburg can do to turn this around?
Gatsby tries a body shot but Clattenburg blocks it.
Clattenburg pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Gatsby.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Clattenburg.
Gatsby takes an elbow to the temple.
Gatsby lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Clattenburg.
Clattenburg misses with a hook to the ribs.
Jay Gatsby has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Clattenburg misses with an elbow strike.
Gatsby lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Clattenburg doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby tries to work over Clattenburg's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Clattenburg doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A shot in the inside from Gatsby.
Clattenburg blocking some punches.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Clattenburg uses good head movement to avoid it.
Clattenburg is pressed up against the cage. Gatsby has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Clattenburg down to the mat. Clattenburg avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Gatsby tries to clinch but Clattenburg moves out of range.
Gatsby lands an overhand right.

Clattenburg tries to keep at a distance but Gatsby has taken the fight into the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Clattenburg fails to land.
Gatsby blocks an elbow strike.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Gatsby stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Clattenburg blocks a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Clattenburg lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Gatsby lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Clattenburg has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
Clattenburg doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Clattenburg blocks a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.
Clattenburg tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Clattenburg misses with a punch to the body.
Clattenburg goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Clattenburg lands a right hand.
Clattenburg gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Clattenburg lands an uppercut.

Gatsby connects with a big uppercut there that sends Clattenburg tumbling to the ground! Gatsby follows him down into his guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gatsby trying to control but Clattenburg is working from the bottom.
Gatsby loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Gatsby landing some decent shots from guard.
Gatsby might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Clattenburg is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Clattenburg keeping full guard, as Gatsby tries to pass.
Clattenburg keeping moving, preventing Gatsby from controlling successfully.
Gatsby passes into half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Johny Clattenburg'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.


Clattenburg throws a sloppy head kick and Gatsby moves out of range easily.

Gatsby rushes Clattenburg and presses him up against the cage.
Clattenburg struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
Clattenburg misses with an elbow strike.
Clattenburg lands a hook that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Clattenburg.
A nice right hand lands inside from Gatsby.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Clattenburg.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Clattenburg.
A short right from Gatsby.

That has opened up Johny Clattenburg's cut even more.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Clattenburg can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Clattenburg throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Clattenburg blocking some punches.
Gatsby gets through Clattenburg's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Clattenburg.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby presses Clattenburg against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Clattenburg takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Clattenburg can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gatsby tries to work over Clattenburg's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Clattenburgs head.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
With the fighters up against the cage, Clattenburg throws an elbow but misses.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Clattenburg controls the action.
Gatsby digs a right hand into Clattenburg's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Clattenburg's gas tank.
Clattenburg misses with the head strike.
Gatsby lands an uppercut in the clinch that drops Clattenburg to his knees! Gatsby keeps firing more shots against his stricken opponent and the referee jumps in to save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:48 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby retains his middleweight title!
Post fight, Jay Gatsby took to the microphone: 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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Event: UFC 6-The Horror Show     
Date:   Dec 30, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Liam Browne (ranked 739 p4p, 108 weight class) and Jay Gatsby (ranked 147 p4p, 19 weight class). Jay Gatsby is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

184 cm
24
189 lbs
8 - 0 - 0
175 cm
36
193 lbs
28 - 16 - 0
Good wrestling
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
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 8 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Liam Browne!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
The judges for this bout are John Kavanagh, Jorge Garcia and Reed Andrews.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Browne avoids a kick to the body.
Browne throws a nice looking combination but Gatsby bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Browne throws a wild body kick that Gatsby sees coming a mile off.
Browne swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Browne has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gym Amsterdam in the buildup to the fight.
Gatsby misses with a low kick.
It looked like Browne wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Browne jabs Gatsby to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Gatsby connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Browne's hands.
Browne motions for Gatsby to come forward. Browne throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Gatsby takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Gatsby misses the jab.
Browne swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Gatsby throws a leg kick that is checked
and Browne counters with a nice uppercut.
Browne misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gatsby.
Jay Gatsby seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gatsby motions for Browne to come forward. Gatsby throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Browne is looking to counter the offense by Gatsby and move into the clinch.
A chopping leg kick lands by Browne.
Gatsby misses with a body kick.
Gatsby takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Browne tries to keep at a distance but Gatsby has taken the fight into the clinch.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby lands a right hand that snaps the head of Browne backwards.
Browne blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Browne misses with a punch on the inside.
Browne tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Browne back against the cage.
A short uppercut from Gatsby.
Browne blocks an uppercut.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Browne controls his hands.
Gatsby lands a body punch.
Gatsby is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Gatsby lands a shot to the body.
Browne lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Browne avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Browne lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gatsby pushes Browne back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Browne tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Browne back against the cage.
Browne misses with the head strike.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Browne tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

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

Browne escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Browne connects with a single shot there.
Gatsby throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gatsby is looking to slow Browne down with leg kicks.
Browne swings for the body but Gatsby moves out of range.
Browne throws a body shot but no joy.
Gatsby throws a quick inside leg kick.
Gatsby on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

Gatsby rushes Browne and presses him up against the cage.
A shot in the inside from Browne.
Browne misses with a hook to the ribs.

Browne breaks the clinch.
Browne with a hook.
Gatsby throws a hook but Browne avoids it easily.
Browne misses with a low kick.
Browne takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Gatsby misses with a hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Gatsby missing with a left hand there. Browne was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Gatsby fails with an attempt to clinch.
A slapping leg kick lands for Gatsby.
Nice straight punches there by Browne. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Browne.
Gatsby throws a quick inside leg kick.
Browne drops his hands momentarily and Gatsby takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Gatsby throws a low kick but it's checked well by Browne.
Gatsby thows a left - swing and a miss!
Browne looks to land a left hand but Gatsby moved out of range nicely.
Gatsby throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Browne throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gatsby cracks the inside of Browne's front leg.
Browne moves into range and connects with a jab.
Gatsby comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Browne throws a jab but it's blocked by Gatsby.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Browne tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Gatsby swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gatsby misses the jab.
A punch combination from Browne misses.
Browne throws a jab but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Nice cross by Gatsby.
Browne is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Browne lands a right hook to the body.
Gatsby throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Browne sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gatsby misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Browne.
Gatsby misses with a looping right.
Browne smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
A decent looking cross lands there for Browne.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.

Gatsby has Browne up against the cage in a clinch.
Browne working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Browne fails to land.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
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 Liam Browne will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Browne blocks a leg kick.
Browne dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Browne ducks right into an uppercut from Gatsby.
Browne throws a body shot but no joy.
Gatsby throws a front kick aimed at Browne's knee but Browne avoids it well.
Nice uppercut there from Gatsby.

Browne gets tackled into the cage by Gatsby. Gatsby maintains the clinch.
Browne throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Browne lands with a light punch inside.
Gatsby lands with a left to the head.
Browne can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Browne controls his hands.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
Browne throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Browne scores with a shot to the side of Gatsby's head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Browne lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Gatsby lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Gatsby lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Browne backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Browne lands a shoulder strike.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Browne.
Browne takes a shot to the head.
Browne wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.

Browne breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Browne misses with a hook. Gatsby ducked under it nicely.
Gatsby lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Gatsby walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Gatsby takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
A bone on bone clash there as Browne blocks the leg kick.
Gatsby connects with a looping right hand.
Gatsby throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gatsby scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Browne jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Liam Browne is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Browne throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Browne waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gatsby.
Browne throws a head kick that Gatsby semi-blocks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Browne misses with a leg kick
and Gatsby counters with a stiff right hand.
Liam Browne is winning the standup battle so far.
Browne takes one to the side of the head.

Gatsby rushes Browne and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Browne working aggressively here.
Browne fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Browne throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Browne.
Browne misses with the head strike.
Browne misses with the head strike.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Browne.
Gatsby lands with a light punch inside.

Browne pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Browne tries a head kick but it misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby scores with a spinning back kick!
Gatsby takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Browne misses the shot to the body.
Gatsby swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gatsby looks to land a left hand but Browne moved out of range nicely.
Browne misses with an uppercut.
Gatsby avoids the head kick by Browne.
Browne 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.
Browne getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
A punch combination from Gatsby misses.
Browne tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Gatsby checks the leg kick nicely there.
Browne scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Browne 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.
Gatsby digs a good body shot into Browne's ribs.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Browne throws a body kick that misses.
Gatsby drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Browne defends it well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A low kick from Gatsby is predictable there

and Browne moves into the clinch.
Browne tries to break the clinch but Gatsby is controlling the position.
Gatsby lands a body punch in the clinch.
Gatsby lands a body punch.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A right hook to the body lands for Browne.
A short right from Browne on the inside.
Browne misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Browne controls his hands.
Browne can't break the clinch.
Gatsby lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Browne.
Browne struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Browne.
Browne swings away with an uppercut that misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Browne cracks Gatsby with a nice body shot.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Browne struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
Gatsby blocks 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 Liam Browne 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.


Browne checks a low kick from Gatsby.
Browne feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Gatsby defending well as Browne loads up on a big left hand.
Gatsby misses with a leg kick.
Browne displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gatsby throws out the jab.
A slapping leg kick lands for Gatsby.
Browne scores with a nice head shot.
Browne throws a low kick, looking for Gatsby's leg but Gatsby calmly moves out of range.
Gatsby throws the kick towards the body but Browne avoids it.
Gatsby blocks a jab.
Gatsby changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Nice body punch from Gatsby.
Both fighters circling a little - Gatsby finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Browne takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Browne throws a leg kick that misses.
Gatsby uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Browne.
Browne looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

Gatsby closes the distance and pushes Browne back into the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Browne backwards.
Gatsby has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Browne seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Gatsby can turn it around.
Gatsby tries to work over Browne's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Browne breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A shot to the liver by Gatsby. Beautiful body shot.

Gatsby shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Gatsby throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Browne preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Gatsby trying to control the position from guard on top but Browne is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gatsby throws a big right hand that misses.
Gatsby trying to control the position from guard on top but Browne is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby stopping the sweep attempt from Browne.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Browne preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Browne scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Browne buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Browne on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

Gatsby forces Browne back against the cage and clinches.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.

Browne manages to break the clinch.
Browne staying out of range there.
Browne throws a hook but Gatsby avoids it easily.
Browne fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Gatsby checks it well.
Browne ducks under a wild hook from Gatsby.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Gatsby throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Gatsby misses with an uppercut
letting Browne counter with a right hand.
Gatsby cracks Browne with a good jab.
Nice shot lands for Browne.
Browne throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Gatsby uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Browne has time to react.
A nice inside leg kick there by Browne. That's going to slow Gatsby down.
Browne throws a nice outside leg kick.
Browne punishes Gatsby's body with a nice straight punch.

Gatsby has taken the fight to the clinch.
Browne is working Gatsby over against the cage.

Browne breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Gatsby dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Gatsby forces Browne back against the cage and clinches.
Browne fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Browne lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Gatsby digs a right hand underneath Browne's ribcage. Browne let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Browne.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Browne blocks it.
Nice body punch from Gatsby - that landed with a thud.

Browne breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Gatsby tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Gatsby lands with a good body shot.
Browne throws a lazy right hand but Gatsby sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Gatsby is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Browne throws a right hand that Gatsby ducks under and follows up with a left that Gatsby also avoids with ease.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Gatsby ducks under a wild hook from Browne.
Browne uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gatsby.
Browne throws a lazy uppercut
and Gatsby counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.

Gatsby gets in close and instigates a clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby really 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.


Gatsby will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Gatsby looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Browne throws a head kick that Gatsby semi-blocks.
Browne takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Gatsby punishes Browne's body with a nice straight punch.
Gatsby throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Gatsby tries to score with a low kick but Browne moves his leg out of the way.
Gatsby tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby throws the kick towards the body but Browne avoids it.
Browne goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Gatsby bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Browne's head.
Gatsby walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Browne checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A nice leg kick lands there from Browne.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Browne.
Browne misses with a wild body shot.
A swing and a miss from Gatsby.
Browne steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gatsby.
Gatsby's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Browne throws a body kick that misses.
Browne punishes Gatsby's body with a nice straight punch.
Browne dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Gatsby. That did some damage!
Gatsby dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
A clash of legs there as Browne blocks the low kick.
Gatsby misses with a low kick.
Gatsby fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Browne looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

Gatsby drives through and clinches with Browne against the cage.
Gatsby is trying to drag Browne to the mat but Browne just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Browne breaks the clinch.
Gatsby misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Browne.
Gatsby looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Gatsby tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Browne throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gatsby wants to land a leg kick but Browne is out of range.
Gatsby looks to throw the jab but Browne is out of range.
Browne's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Gatsby connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Browne scrambles back to his feet.
Gatsby fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Browne is out of range.
Gatsby dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Browne. That did some damage!
Nice cross by Browne.
Browne uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gatsby.
Browne lands a slapping body shot.
Gatsby misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Browne counter with a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Browne throws a hook to the side of Gatsby's head but Gatsby sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Gatsby swings widly with a right hand

and Browne counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
A short body shot lands from Browne as the two fighters clinch.
A short body shot lands from Browne as the two fighters clinch.
Gatsby is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Browne lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Browne.

Browne escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Browne scores with a kick to the midsection.
A solid body kick from Browne.
Gatsby connects with an inside leg kick.
Browne lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Gatsby backs up against the cage.
Browne ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Browne dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Gatsby. That did some damage!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Browne scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Browne throws a right and a left that both miss.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Browne was covering up waiting for the punch and Gatsby finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Browne wants to get back to his feet but Gatsby is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
Gatsby lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Gatsby trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Browne keeping full guard, as Gatsby tries to pass.
Browne wants to sweep here but Gatsby controlling him for the moment.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Liam Browne had his way with Jay Gatsby in that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Browne walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Gatsby checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Good standup being displayed there by Gatsby as he connects with a hook.
Browne scoring well with a low kick there.
Gatsby lands with a hook. Browne tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Browne checks a leg kick.
Browne doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.

Gatsby moves into the clinch successfully.
Browne prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Browne misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Browne avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Gatsby presses Browne against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Browne lands a hook that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Browne controls the action.
Browne tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Browne back against the cage.
Browne lands with a short shot to the head.

Gatsby turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Gatsby manages to end up in side control.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
The strikes coming from Gatsby are missing the target in this wave of attacks.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Browne can't do much from the bottom here.
Gatsby has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Browne is trying to get back to his feet.
Gatsby lands a decent elbow from side control.
Gatsby is putting a hurting on Browne here, landing some big shots from side control.
Gatsby misses with the ground and pound.
Browne wants to get back to his feet.
Gatsby trying to control the position but Browne is working away.
Browne can't do much from the bottom here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.
Gatsby lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
Gatsby looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Browne is avoiding damage well.
Gatsby postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Browne takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Gatsby throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Browne tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Gatsby wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Browne is not content to let Gatsby control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Gatsby scores with a nice right hand.
Gatsby connects with a leg kick. Browne looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Gatsby looks to clinch
and Browne counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Good shot there by Gatsby.
Gatsby fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Browne.
Browne misses the body punch

and Gatsby counters by moving into the clinch.
Browne tries to work over Gatsby's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A nice left hand lands by Browne.
Browne digs a right hand into Gatsby's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Gatsby's gas tank.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Browne lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Gatsby.
Browne looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Gatsby is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Browne has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.

Browne escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Browne dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Gatsby. That did some damage!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gatsby takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Gatsby pushes Browne away with a front kick.
Browne throws a lazy right hand but Gatsby sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Browne throws a hook but Gatsby blocks it.
Browne throws a front kick aimed at Gatsby's knee but Gatsby avoids it well.
Gatsby misses with an uppercut. Browne saw that one coming.
An inside leg kick lands from Browne.
Gatsby is looking to clinch.
Browne is looking for a counter combo.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Browne 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 Gatsby has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Gatsby and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Browne rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Gatsby moves out of range and avoids them all easily.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jay Gatsby comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Browne 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 John Kavanagh scores the fight for Jay Gatsby!
Judge Jorge Garcia scores the fight for Jay Gatsby!
Judge Reed Andrews scores the fight for Jay Gatsby!

Jay Gatsby wins by unanimous decision!

Jay Gatsby is the new middleweight champion!
Post fight, an emotional Jay Gatsby said 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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Event: UFC-Fright Night 10     
Date:   Dec 09, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 157 p4p, 22 weight class) and Joe Walcott (ranked 1613 p4p, 218 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.

175 cm
36
193 lbs
27 - 16 - 0
187 cm
28
190 lbs
10 - 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 27 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Joe Walcott!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, David Schapiro and John Kavanagh.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby connects with a looping right hand.
Walcott throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Gatsby misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Walcott counters with a stiff right hand.
Walcott avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
A little jabbing left from Walcott on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

Gatsby takes the fight into the clinch.
Gatsby blocks a punch to the side of the head.
I was talking to Gatsby's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Walcott misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Walcott uses good head movement to avoid it.
Walcott lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Nice body punch from Walcott.
Walcott misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Walcott controls the action.
Walcott pressing his opponent against the cage.
Gatsby lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gatsby misses with the head strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a right hand that snaps the head of Walcott backwards.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.

Walcott escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Gatsby feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Walcotts jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Gatsby slips a straight right by Walcott.
A chopping leg kick lands by Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a low kick as Walcott jumps back.
Gatsby throws an overhand right that lands on Walcott's shoulder, as Walcott tries to avoid the shot.
Walcott throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gatsby throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Gatsby takes a kick to the side of the head.

It looks like Jay Gatsby has been cut.
Walcott's corner calls for a 1-2. Walcott obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gatsby misses with a leg kick
and Walcott counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Gatsby thuds a left hand into Walcott's body.
Gatsby lands a nice leg kick that just misses Walcott's sensitive parts.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A nice inside leg kick there by Gatsby. That's going to slow Walcott down.
Gatsby uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Gatsby thuds his right hand into Walcott's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Gatsby misses with a wild body shot.
Walcott looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A leg kick checked by Gatsby.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch but Walcott swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Walcott ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gatsby moves away.

Gatsby clinches with his opponent.
A left hand lands to the body for Walcott.

Walcott breaks from the clinch.
Gatsby lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Walcott at a distance.
Walcott ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Walcott uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gatsby.
Gatsby fails with an attempt to clinch.
Gatsby 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.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby has managed to clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Gatsby.
Walcott working hard to break the clinch.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Walcott blocks it.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Walcott controls the action.
Walcott trying to control the position but instead, Gatsby has worked for underhooks and has pushed Walcott into the cage.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Walcott tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Walcott.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Good body shot from Walcott.
Walcott tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Walcott lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Walcott blocks an uppercut.
Walcott throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Walcott's elbow.
Gatsby lands a left hand.
Walcott has had enough of the clinch but Gatsby keeps him there for the moment.
Good body shot from Walcott.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gatsby tries to work over Walcott's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby lands a nice uppercut.

Walcott breaks from the clinch.
Gatsby looks for the body kick but Walcott saw that one coming.
Walcott throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gatsby sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gatsby is looking to clinch.
It seemed like Walcott was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Walcott misses with a kick to the body.
Walcott takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gatsby. Walcott does a little dance to reset his feet.
Walcott follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.

Gatsby throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Walcott tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Gatsby is in Walcott's guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Walcott is adopting a defensive guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Jay Gatsby'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.


Walcott tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gatsby was well out of range. Poor timing from Walcott.
Walcott fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Gatsby has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Gatsby misses with a wild body shot.
Walcott looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
Gatsby tries to land a leg kick but Walcott saw it coming and moves away.
Walcott digs a good hook to Gatsby's body.
Walcott looks to throw the jab but Gatsby is out of range.
Walcott paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Walcott takes one to the chin there.
Gatsby connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Walcott misses with an uppercut. Gatsby saw that one coming.
Gatsby is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Walcott can do to turn this around?
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby throws a big shot that misses.
Walcott scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Jab by Gatsby.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Walcott takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
A shot to the liver by Walcott. Beautiful body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A cross from Gatsby lands.
Gatsby lands with a hook. Walcott tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Gatsby throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Walcott.
Jab by Walcott.
Gatsby wants to clinch up but Walcott keeps it at a distance.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Walcott! But no joy.

Gatsby shoots in and gets a takedown into Walcott's guard.
Walcott looking for a sweep. Not yet Walcott, not yet.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Walcott pulls Gatsby in close to prevent any damage.
Gatsby content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Gatsby stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Walcott swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Gatsby postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby stands and throws Walcott's legs to the side, diving into side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gatsby fails to land a wild elbow strike.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gatsby 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.
Gatsby in the domination position with Walcott hanging on.
Gatsby looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Walcott is avoiding damage well.
Gatsby working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby fails to land a wild elbow strike.
An elbow from Gatsby crashes against the mat.
Gatsby trying to control the position but Walcott is working away.
Walcott wants to control but Gatsby postures up.
Check out the look on Gatsby's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Walcott parries the strikes from Gatsby easily there. Gatsby is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Walcott to escape.
Walcott regains half guard, as Gatsby was trying to land strikes.
Gatsby thows a huge punch but Walcott dodges it nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby drops an elbow to the side of Walcott's head.
Gatsby is nestled in close to Walcott, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Gatsby is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Gatsby missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Walcott is trying to get back to full guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Walcott avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Gatsby.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Jay Gatsby's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


A slapping leg kick lands for Gatsby.
Gatsby lands with a kick to the ribs.
Walcott slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Gatsby lands a really nice looking cross but Walcott seems unphased.
Walcott misses with a straight left.
Walcott throws a body kick that misses.

Gatsby darts in and clinches Walcott up against the cage.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Walcott is trying to maintain a safe position but Gatsby gets an underhook and turns Walcott into the cage.
Gatsby lands a right hand.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Walcott.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby pushes Walcott back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Walcott lands a hook that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Walcott tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Walcott uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Walcott tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Still in the clinch, Walcott scores with a nice short uppercut.
Walcott misses with a punch on the inside.
A body shot lands from Walcott.
A right hand to the body from Walcott.

Walcott breaks from the clinch.
Walcott connects with a jab.
Jay Gatsby seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gatsby connects with a jab.
Walcott works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

Gatsby moves into the clinch successfully.
Walcott stalling in the clinch.
Walcott lands with a light punch inside.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Walcott.
Walcott misses with a punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gatsby blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.
Walcott scores with a hook to the body.
Walcott tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Walcott back against the cage.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Walcott takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Walcott is trying to maintain a safe position but Gatsby gets an underhook and turns Walcott into the cage.
A right hook to the body lands for Gatsby.
Walcott takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.
Gatsby gets through Walcott's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Walcott is trying to break the clinch but Gatsby is controlling him.
Gatsby lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Walcott swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Walcott has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Walcott misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Walcott's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Walcott lands with a light punch inside.
Nice body punch from Gatsby.
Walcott can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Walcott cracks Gatsby with a nice body shot.
Walcott working aggressively here.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.
Walcott misses with a short punch on the inside.
Walcott tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Walcott content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Walcott scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Walcott misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Gatsby.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gatsby is working Walcott over against the cage.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Walcott uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Walcott uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Walcott breaks the clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gatsby tries to clinch up but Walcott circles away and keeps his distance.
Walcott uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gatsby.
Walcott misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gatsby.
Gatsby looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Gatsby has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Walcott finds it's way round the side to connect with Gatsby's head.
Walcott rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Gatsby counters with a stiff right hand.
Walcott takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Walcott misses the jab.
Gatsby misses with a lunging right hand
and Walcott cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

Gatsby moves into range and clinches up with Walcott.
Walcott misses with some punches.
Walcott lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Joe Walcott has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Walcott tries to work over Gatsby's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

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 Jay Gatsby.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Gatsby, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Anthony Taglia scores the fight for Jay Gatsby!
Judge David Schapiro scores the fight for Jay Gatsby!
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight for Jay Gatsby!

Jay Gatsby wins by unanimous decision!

An intense looking Jay Gatsby took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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Event: Combate FV: Kuklinsky vs Roman     
Date:   Nov 11, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 315 p4p, 48 weight class) and Trevor Reznick (ranked 217 p4p, 33 weight class). Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

175 cm
35
205 lbs
26 - 16 - 0
182 cm
35
207 lbs
35 - 15 - 0
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Insanely flexible
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 26 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 35 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Trevor Reznick!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Franklin, George Francis and Frank Dennis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby misses with a low kick.
Reznick steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Gatsby.
Reznick misses with a leg kick.
Gatsby has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Brazilian Elite Team in the buildup to the fight.
Reznick takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Gatsby darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Reznick throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Gatsby misses with a two punch combination.
Gatsby throws a combination that misses

and Reznick holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Reznick working aggressively here.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Reznick looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Reznick lands a hook to the side of the head.
Reznick works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Gatsby presses Reznick against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Reznick blocks an uppercut.
Reznick misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short right from Reznick on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby lands a nice uppercut.
Reznick blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Reznick.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
Gatsby lands a shoulder strike.
A short left from Gatsby.
Reznick can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Reznick controls his hands.
Reznick misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Reznick blocks it.
Reznick tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Reznick lands a hook that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Reznick.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Reznick controls his hands.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reznick fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Reznick swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Reznick.
Reznick blocking some punches.
Reznick misses with the head strike.
A short left from Reznick.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Gatsby lands a nice uppercut.
Reznick blocking some punches.
Reznick misses with the head strike.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Reznick creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Reznick throws a head punch that misses.
Reznick blocking some punches.
Reznick can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Reznick blocks an uppercut.
Gatsby gets through Reznick's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby lands with a short shot to the head.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Reznick blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Reznick misses with some punches.
A short right from Gatsby.
Reznick blocking some punches.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Reznick.
Reznick swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
Reznick lands with a left to the head.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Reznick controls his hands.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Reznick.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Reznick lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Reznick can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby lands a left hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Reznick uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Reznick controls his hands.
A right handed body shot lands from Reznick.
Reznick tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Reznick back against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Reznick.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Reznick.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Reznick working aggressively here.
Gatsby tries to work over Reznick's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Reznick lands a right hand that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Reznick blocking some punches.
A nice right hand lands inside from Gatsby.
Reznick blocks an uppercut.
Gatsby softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Reznick tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Reznick back against the cage.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
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 Jay Gatsby will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Reznick gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Reznick lands a head shot.
Reznick takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Gatsby has his takedown stuffed
and Reznick counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A telegraphed right hand from Reznick misses the target.
Gatsby looks to throw the jab but Reznick is out of range.
Reznick keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Reznick stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Gatsby.

Gatsby gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gatsby makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Reznick misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Reznick goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Reznick misses with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Reznick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Reznick's elbow.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
A short uppercut from Reznick.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Reznick.
Reznick misses with an elbow over the top.
Gatsby tries to work over Reznick's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Good body shot from Reznick.
Gatsby lands a body shot in the clinch.
Reznick misses with a punch to the body.
Reznick swings away with an uppercut that misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Reznick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.
Reznick misses with a body punch.
Reznick doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A short uppercut from Reznick.
Reznick misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby lands a nice uppercut.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Reznick tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Reznick blocking some punches.
A short right from Gatsby.
Reznick prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Reznick tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Reznick back against the cage.
Reznick struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
Reznick lands a body shot in the clinch.
Reznick fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reznick swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Reznick tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Reznick back against the cage.
Reznick blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Reznick lands with a short shot to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Reznick fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Reznick lands a shoulder strike.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Reznick gets through Gatsby's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Reznick softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Reznick lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Reznick stops a takedown attempt from Gatsby.
Reznick scores with a hook to the body.
Reznick misses with some punches.
Reznick tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Reznick back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Reznick doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Reznick working some nice short punches in the clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Reznick softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Reznick misses with some punches.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Reznick fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby managing to block the knees to the body from Reznick.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Reznick.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Reznick blocks it.
A shot in the inside from Gatsby.
Reznick blocking some punches.
Gatsby lands with a light punch inside.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Reznick uses good head movement to avoid it.
Reznick tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Gatsby avoids it.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Reznick slaps away a takedown attempt from Gatsby, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Gatsby keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Reznick has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gatsby.

Gatsby clinches up with Reznick and pushes him back against the cage.
Reznick fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short left from Reznick.
Reznick tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Reznick back against the cage.
Reznick lands a nice uppercut.
Reznick throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Reznick misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Reznick controls the action.
Gatsby working aggressively here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Reznick.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Reznick.
Reznick lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Gatsby lands a body punch.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gatsby lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Reznick blocks a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Reznick backwards.
Reznick's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gatsby tries a body shot but Reznick blocks it.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Reznick blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Reznick has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reznick lands on the inside with an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Reznick.
Reznick tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Reznick lands with a left to the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Reznick goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gatsby tries to work over Reznick's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Reznick throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Reznick blocks a body shot from Gatsby.
Reznick lands a nice shot to the body.
Reznick tries to land a knee to the head but Gatsby blocks with his arms.
Reznick misses with the head strike.
A short right from Gatsby.
A head punch on the inside from Reznick fails to land.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
Reznick misses with the head strike.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Reznick blocks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reznick swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Reznick.
Gatsby lands with a short shot to the head.
Reznick fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Reznick blocks it.
Reznick misses with some punches.
Gatsby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gatsby scores with a nice hook to the head.
Jay Gatsby has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Reznick misses with some punches.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Reznick controls his hands.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Reznick throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Gatsbys head.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Reznick misses with a body punch.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Come on Reznick - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Reznick's elbow.
Gatsby working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Gatsby pushes Reznick back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Reznick.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A nice left hand lands by Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Reznick takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Gatsby lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Reznick backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
Reznick misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby clearly takes that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Gatsby lands a jab-cross combination.
Nice cross by Reznick.

Gatsby pushes Reznick up against the cage in a clinch.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Reznick fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Reznick.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Reznick avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Reznick lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Reznick lands with a short shot to the head.
Gatsby lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Reznick working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Reznick scores with a nice hook to the head.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reznick lands a shoulder strike.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Reznick.
Reznick working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Gatsby lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Gatsby blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Reznick.
Reznick misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Reznick fails to land.
Reznick lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
A short right from Gatsby.
Reznick doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gatsby lands a right hand that snaps the head of Reznick backwards.
Gatsby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Reznick tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
Reznick throws a head punch that misses.
Reznick blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Reznick working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Gatsby can't get the takedown.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Reznick.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Reznick.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Reznick.
Gatsby tries to work over Reznick's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Reznick blocks a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby scores with a shoulder strike.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Reznick uses good head movement to avoid it.
Reznick blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Reznick uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short right from Gatsby.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Reznick throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Gatsby makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A right handed body shot lands from Reznick.
Reznick fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Reznick tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch on the inside from Reznick fails to land.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Gatsby goes for a takedown attempt but Reznick pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.

Gatsby closes the distance and clinches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Reznick misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Gatsby managing to block the knees to the body from Reznick.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
Reznick working aggressively here.
Reznick swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
Reznick working aggressively here.
Reznick swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A shot in the inside from Gatsby.
Reznick misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Reznick controls the action.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Reznick takes a shot to the head.
Gatsby stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby had his way with Trevor Reznick in that round.
That's time! Gatsby's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Gatsby connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Reznick blocks a low kick nicely.
Gatsby fails to land with a series of punches.
Reznick slips a straight right by Gatsby.

Gatsby rushes Reznick and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Reznick misses with a punch on the inside.
A body shot lands from Reznick.
Reznick lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Reznick fails to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Reznick.
Reznick blocks an uppercut.
Reznick lands with a right to the head.
Reznick fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Reznick lands with a short shot to the head.
Reznick throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Reznick can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Gatsby lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Reznick or not.
Reznick is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Reznick.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Reznick misses with a punch on the inside.
Reznick blocking some punches.
A short left from Reznick.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a body punch.
Reznick takes a shot to the head.
Gatsby pushes Reznick back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Reznick prevents a body shot from Gatsby.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby lands a left hand.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Reznick swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby lands a shoulder strike.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Reznick working aggressively here.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Reznick lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Gatsby tries to work over Reznick's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby scores with a shot to the side of Reznick's head.
A short uppercut from Gatsby.

Reznick is rocked!
Gatsby lands with a light punch inside.
Reznick is still on wobbly legs! Can Gatsby finish him?
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Trevor Reznick has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Reznick seems to have recovered his senses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Reznick creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A short right from Reznick.
Reznick tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Reznick back against the cage.
Gatsby lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Reznick throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby unloads with a big right hand that wobbles Reznick! He's leaning against the cage trying to keep his feet but Gatsby is unloading with more strikes now! Reznick drops to his knees and the referee stops the fight for a TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:35 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby is the new light heavyweight champion!
An intense looking Jay Gatsby took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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Event: C23: Sionis vs Slice     
Date:   Sep 16, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby (ranked 141 p4p, 17 weight class) and Stan Judea (ranked 88 p4p, 10 weight class). Judea has chosen I want to be a woman - Monty Python as his entrance music. Stan Judea told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!

175 cm
35
205 lbs
26 - 15 - 0
189 cm
33
212 lbs
18 - 7 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 26 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 18 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Stan Judea!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, David Schapiro and Chad Campbell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Judea lets loose with a powerful body kick. Gatsby will feel that in the morning.
Crunch! Gatsby slams his shin into Judea's torso.
Judea blocks a low kick nicely.
Gatsby looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.

Gatsby instigates a clinch.
A left hand lands to the body for Gatsby.
Judea lands a body shot in the clinch.
Judea tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Judea back against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Judea.
Judea can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Judea controls the action.
Judea can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Gatsby lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Judea uses good head movement to avoid it.
Judea misses with a hook to the ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Judea tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Judea misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Judea's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Judea avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.
Judea has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Gatsby seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Judea can turn it around.
Judea presses Gatsby against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Judea lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A body shot lands from Gatsby.
Judea misses with some punches.

Gatsby is working on a single leg takedown against the cage. Judea can't fight it off and eventually Gatsby manages to take the fight to the floor. Judea looks annoyed but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Judea is controlling Gatsby's posture.
Gatsby throws an elbow that misses. Judea uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Gatsby's guard. Nice move by Judea!

Gatsby has his hands on Judea's head, controlling the 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.
Gatsby working a defensive guard here.
Gatsby tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Gatsby is trying to control the position from the bottom.

Gatsby looking for subs off his back but Judea has passed one foot through into half guard.
Judea is trying to control. Gatsby wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Judea is thwarting Gatsby's attempts to control the position.
Gatsby tries to get to full guard but Judea has control of the leg.
Judea missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Judea lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Gatsby moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

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

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Judea with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Gatsby might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Gatsby is trying to keep Judea in close.
Judea throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Gatsby works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Judea must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Gatsby tries to land a sweep but no joy.

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

Gatsby gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Gatsby scores with a shoulder strike.
Judea prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
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 Jay Gatsby will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Judea lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Judea thows a left - swing and a miss!
Judea throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Judea.
Gatsby avoids a kick to the body.
Judea feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Gatsby's calf.
Sloppy strikes from Judea. Those never looked like landing.
Judea just misses with a punch to the body.
Judea throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Judea slips a jab from Gatsby.
Gatsby just misses with a punch to the body.
Judea feints a counter leg kick.
A slow jab from Judea misses its intended target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Judea lands a leg kick that knocks Gatsby off balance momentarily.
Gatsby tries to clinch there but Judea circles away.
Judea misses with a shot to the body
and Gatsby counters with a thumping low kick.
Judea fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gatsby misses with an uppercut. Judea saw that one coming.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice body punch from Judea.
Gatsby is looking to slow Judea down with leg kicks.
Judea lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Judea throws out a loose jab but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
A swing and a miss from Gatsby.
Stan Judea seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Judea connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Gatsby's hands.
Gatsby misses with a straight right.
The fighters circling - Judea throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Judea scoring well with a low kick there.
A nice inside leg kick there by Gatsby. That's going to slow Judea down.
Judea scores with a leg kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Judea.
Judea smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
The fight stays on the outside here - Gatsby looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Gatsby takes one to the chin there.

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!
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Judea checks a leg kick.
Judea doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Gatsby is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Judea scores with a kick to the body.
Gatsby misses with a body shot
and Judea counters with a low kick, right behind Gatsby 's knee.
Gatsby tries to clinch but Judea is having none of it.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch up but Judea swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Gatsby misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Judea.
Gatsby throws a wild body kick that Judea sees coming a mile off.
Judea lands with a thumping leg kick.
Nice body kick there by Judea.
Judea is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Judea cracks Gatsby with an open hand slap.
Judea with a hook.
Gatsby closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Gatsby swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A looping hook to the body misses from Judea. Gatsby does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gatsby throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gatsby walks forward, straight into a front kick from Judea.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Judea throws out a powerful jab.
Nice body kick there by Judea.
Judea fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Gatsby.
Gatsby will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Gatsby tries to clinch up.
Gatsby has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Judea finds it's way round the side to connect with Gatsby's head.
Gatsby connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Judea momentarily.
Judea digs a good hook to Gatsby's body.
Gatsby avoids the body shot from Judea.
A lazy left from Gatsby finds it's target.
Gatsby scores with a jab. Judea acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Judea misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gatsby.
A head kick misses from Gatsby.
Judea swats away the attempt to clinch by Gatsby.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Judea connects with a solid leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Judea throws a half hearted mid kick.
Judea swats away the attempt to clinch by Gatsby.
Judea flicks out a counter leg kick but Gatsby steps away.
Gatsby has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Judea finds it's way round the side to connect with Gatsby's head.
Judea throws a lazy right hand but Gatsby sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Judea throws a head kick that misses.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Judea, right into the meat.
Judea ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gatsby moves away.
Gatsby swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Judea blocks a leg kick.
Judea keeps the fight on the outside.
Judea takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Gatsby missing with a left hand there. Judea was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Gatsby uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Judea has time to react.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gatsby avoids a kick to the body.
Gatsby attempts a counter takedown but Judea avoids it well and moves away.
Judea motions for Gatsby to come forward. Judea throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Gatsby swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Gatsby swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Judea counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gatsby slips under a jab.
Gatsby tries to clinch up.
Judea throws a head kick but Gatsby moves out of range.

Gatsby clinches.
Judea blocks an uppercut.
Judea tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A short uppercut from Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Jay Gatsby has scored more points in the clinch so far.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Judea tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Judea controls his hands.
Judea doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Judea avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Judea lands an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Judea blocking some punches.
Judea misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Judea.
Judea blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short right from Judea.
Judea misses with some punches.
Judea blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Judea breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Gatsby takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Gatsby lands with a thumping leg kick.
Gatsby bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gatsby tries to counter by clinching up but Judea breaks away and moves out of range.

Gatsby drives through with a takedown into guard.
Gatsby trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Judea avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Gatsby throws a big elbow that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Judea keeping moving, preventing Gatsby from controlling successfully.
Gatsby chips away with some ground and pound.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gatsby trying to control but Judea is working from the bottom.
Judea is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Judea avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby with a flurry of punches that miss.
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Judea keeps moving.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Judea is looking to chop away at Gatsby's legs.
Gatsby scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Judea doesn't seem bothered though.
Gatsby tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Nice body kick from Judea.
Gatsby wants to clinch.
Judea has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Judea buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Gatsby avoids the body shot from Judea.
Gatsby appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
A solid leg kick lands there for Gatsby.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Judea misses the shot to the body.
Gatsby is looking to clinch but Judea is avoiding it.
Gatsby misses the shot to the body.
Gatsby throws the kick towards the body but Judea avoids it.
Gatsby throws an off balance right hand
and Judea counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Judea ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gatsby moves away.
Gatsby is looking to land body kicks.
Judea fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gatsby manages to avoid it.
Judea throws a body punch but Gatsby moves out of range.
Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Judea.
Judea lands an overhand right.
Gatsby throws a leg kick but Judea sees it coming and moves out of range.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Judea throws a low kick but Gatsby moves out of range easily.
Gatsby throws a big shot that misses.
Judea throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Stan Judea just about did enough to take it.
That's time! Back to the action!


A looping hook to the body misses from Judea. Gatsby does a little dance to reset his feet.
Judea cracks the inside of Gatsby's front leg.
A jab from Gatsby misses.
Gatsby lands with a hook. Judea tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Gatsby misses with a low kick.
Judea feints a counter leg kick.
Gatsby misses with a takedown attempt - Judea sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Judea throws a jab when Gatsby was well out of range.
Gatsby throws a chopping leg kick but Judea manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Judea throws out a counter right but Gatsby avoids it with no problem.
Gatsby throws a lazy right hand but Judea sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Judea is looking to slow Gatsby down with leg kicks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Judea throws a front kick that sends Gatsby stumbling back into the cage.
Judea looks to score with a jab to the body but Gatsby is just out of range.
Judea keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Judea has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Judea throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Gatsby with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Judea to score with a decent uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Judea circles away from the clinch attempt.

Gatsby drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Judea keeping moving, preventing Gatsby from controlling successfully.
Gatsby postures up in Judea's guard and throws a big left but Judea blocks it.
Judea avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Judea keeping moving, preventing Gatsby from controlling successfully.
Gatsby has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Gatsby in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Judea pulls Gatsby in to control the position.
Jay Gatsby overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby with a flurry of punches that miss.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Gatsby throws a body punch but Judea moves out of range.
Stan Judea is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Gatsby is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Gatsby takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Gatsby tries to clinch there but Judea circles away.
Gatsby lands with a good body shot.
Gatsby tries to clinch up.

Gatsby shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Gatsby was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Judea is looking to reverse the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Gatsby is chipping away with strikes.
Judea tries to bench press Gatsby off him but Gatsby keeps the position.
Judea struggling a bit here.
Gatsby misses with the ground and pound.
Gatsby creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Judea sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Gatsby throwing strikes but Judea manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
The strikes coming from Judea are missing the target in this wave of attacks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Judea is looking to take a break and control but Gatsby is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Judea might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Gatsby haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Gatsby manages to work his way to half guard, despite Judea's best efforts.
Judea prevents Gatsby from improving his position.
Gatsby slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Gatsby avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
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 Jay Gatsby will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Judea tries to land a leg kick but Gatsby saw it coming and moves away.
Gatsby looks to land a combination but Judea avoids it well.
Gatsby tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Judea was well out of range. Poor timing from Gatsby.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Judea! But no joy.
Judea throws a jab when Gatsby was well out of range.
Gatsby tries to clinch up but Judea circles away and keeps his distance.
A slow jab from Gatsby misses its intended target.
Judea lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Judea slips a straight right by Gatsby.
Judea let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
A nice leg kick lands there from Judea.
Gatsby tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Judea manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

Gatsby closes the distance and clinches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Judea misses with a body punch.
Judea blocking some punches.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Judea blocking some punches.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Judea creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gatsby throws a head punch that misses.
Judea working aggressively here.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Judea tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Judea controls his hands.
Gatsby lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Judea backwards.
Judea fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Judea fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Judea wants to break free but Gatsby has control.
Judea lands a hook to the side of the head.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Judea.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short uppercut from Judea.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Judea.
Judea lands with a short shot to the head.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Judea struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
Judea blocks an uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Judea scores with a hook to the body.
Judea goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Judea.
A short body shot lands from Judea as the two fighters 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.
Gatsby working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Judea lands a right hand that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Judea scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Judea pushes Gatsby back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Judea lands with a light punch inside.
A short left from Judea.
Judea misses with the head strike.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Judea.
Judea misses with some punches.
Judea scores with a shot to the side of Gatsby's head.
A right hook to the body lands for Judea.

Judea breaks the clinch.
Judea bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Gatsby's head.
Judea lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Gatsby misses with a straight left.
Judea wants to land a leg kick but Gatsby is out of range.
Gatsby thinks about countering with a body kick.
Judea has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Judea there as he acknowledges the shot.
Judea digs a good body shot into Gatsby's ribs.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Judea misses with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jab from Judea.
Judea throws a nice inside leg kick.
Judea takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Judea throws a shot to the body.
Gatsby misses the jab.
Judea doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Judea steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gatsby.
Judea looking to land some kicks to the body here.

Gatsby darts in and clinches Judea up against the cage.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Judea throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Judea uses good head movement to avoid it.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Judea.
Gatsby lands a nice uppercut.

And that's the end of the fight!
Stan Judea comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Judea 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 Anthony Taglia scores the fight 47:49
Judge David Schapiro scores the fight 47:49
Judge Chad Campbell scores the fight 47:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Stan Judea!
Stan Judea retains his light heavyweight title!
Post fight, an emotional Stan Judea said 'Jay, your not belong to this weight class, please go to MW'.
The defeated Jay Gatsby had this to say: 'Damn, I had him. I don't think I'd have lost if... In fact, I'm sure I won this fight, hope you give me a rematch, old sport. Can't repeat the past? Why, of course you can... of course you can. '.
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Event: C18: Gatsby vs Judea     
Date:   Aug 19, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Stan Judea and Jay Gatsby. Judea comes to the cage accompanied by I want to be a woman - Monty Python. Jay Gatsby has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Stan Judea's chin.

189 cm
32
212 lbs
17 - 7 - 1
175 cm
34
202 lbs
26 - 14 - 0
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World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Stan Judea!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 26 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
The judges for this bout are Stewart Dunkirk, Cecil Peabody and Tiny Johnson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby throws a solid leg kick but Judea takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Gatsby.
Judea swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
The fighters circling - Judea throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Gatsby shoots in and drives through. Judea sprawls well.
Gatsby throws a leg kick but Judea sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Gatsby throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Judea misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gatsby.
The crowd cheers as Gatsby lands an impressive looking overhand right. Judea doesn't seem phased though.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.
Judea lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Judea uses good head movement to avoid it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Judea.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.
Judea lands a hook that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Judea tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
Judea lands a nice shot to the body.
Judea tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Judea blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Judea throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Judea misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Judea blocks an uppercut.
Judea blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Gatsby 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.
Judea tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Judea working aggressively here.
Judea misses with the head strike.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Judea's elbow.
Judea misses with a short punch on the inside.
Judea tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
A nice right hand lands inside from Judea.
Judea is leaning against Gatsby and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Judea throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Judea.
Judea tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Judea.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Judea.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Judea tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Judea throws a head punch that misses.
Judea tries to work over Gatsby's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby lands with a short punch from the clinch.
I was talking to Judea's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
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!
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Judea.
Judea misses with a punch to the body.
A short uppercut from Judea.
Judea tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Judea throws a head punch that misses.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Judea creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gatsby lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Judea or not.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Judea.
Judea blocks an uppercut.
Gatsby presses Judea against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Judea misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Judea scores with a shoulder strike.
Judea pushes Gatsby back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Judea tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
A nice left hand lands by Gatsby.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Judea.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Judea.
Gatsby scores with a hook to the body.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Judea avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Judea's elbow.
Judea has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Gatsby.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Judea's elbow.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Judea.
Gatsby blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Judea.
Judea prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.

Gatsby has Judea pressed up against the cage. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Gatsby pulls back from the cage and twists to the side, sending Judea tumbling to the mat - Gatsby dives into Judea's guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Gatsby with a flurry of punches that miss.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gatsby stands up over Judea, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Gatsby working some strikes from top position.
Judea lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


Gatsby working for submissions but it's allowed Judea to get to half guard.
Gatsby is looking to improve his position.
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 Stan Judea 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.


Gatsby misses with a few strikes there.
Gatsby takes a swing at Judea's ribcage but misses.
Judea tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gatsby was well out of range. Poor timing from Judea.
Judea misses with a looping right.
Gatsby checks a low kick from Judea.
Gatsby looks to score with a jab to the body but Judea is just out of range.
Judea looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Gatsby throws out a powerful jab.
Gatsby throws a solid leg kick but Judea takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a body kick.
Judea throws a sloppy head kick and Gatsby moves out of range easily.
Gatsby checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Gatsby is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Judea with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Judea was well out of range. Poor timing from Gatsby.
Judea takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Gatsby throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Gatsby lands a slapping body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gatsby shoots in for a takedown but Judea shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Judea uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Gatsby.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby scores with a body shot.
Judea takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Judea with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Gatsby to score with a decent uppercut.

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

Judea manages to escape and get back to his feet.
Judea explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Judea scores with a nice strike.
Judea ducks under a wild hook from Gatsby.
Judea misses the shot to the body.
Jay Gatsby seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Judea misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gatsby.
Judea throws a body punch but Gatsby moves out of range.
Gatsby throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
A slow jab from Gatsby misses its intended target.
Judea throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Judea throws a hook but Gatsby avoids it easily.
Gatsby looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by Gatsby.
Gatsby just misses with a punch to the body.
A counter left hand to the body from Judea misses its target.
Gatsby misses with a body kick.
Judea swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
That kick from Judea tenderised Gatsby's leg. Gatsby is trying to keep his angry face on.

Judea gets tackled into the cage by Gatsby. Gatsby maintains the clinch.
Judea misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby is working for takedown but Judea is calmly controlling the position for now.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Judea fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Judea goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Judea is working Gatsby over against the cage.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Judea's elbow.
Judea tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Judea back against the cage.
Judea misses with a short punch on the inside.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Judea.
Judea is working Gatsby over against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Judea lands with a short shot to the head.
Judea gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Gatsby.
Stan Judea has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jay Gatsby.
Gatsby working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Judea tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Judea back against the cage.
Still in the clinch, Gatsby scores with a nice short uppercut.
Judea misses with the head strike.
Judea tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Judea.
Judea lands a right hand that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Judea prevents a takedown attempt there.
Stan Judea has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Judea scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Judea has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
Judea misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Judea's elbow.
Judea prevents a body shot from Gatsby.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Judea misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gatsby scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Judea working on landing some head shots here - that one got through 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 quick uppercut on the inside from Judea.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
Gatsby tries to work over Judea's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Judea.
Judea lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Judea misses with a short punch on the inside.
Judea scores with a nice hook to the head.
Gatsby gets through Judea's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Judea misses with a shot to the kidneys.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Judea presses Gatsby against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Gatsby has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Judea avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Judea blocks it.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Judea prevents a takedown attempt there.
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 Stan Judea will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Gatsby sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Judea lands a nice shot to the body.
Judea looks for the body kick but Gatsby saw that one coming.
Judea swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gatsby tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Judea lands a nice hook to Gatsby's body. Gatsby takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Judea moves out of range as Gatsby throws a body kick.
Judea throws a body shot but no joy.
Gatsby ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Judea moves away.
Judea tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Gatsby is able to avoid easily.
Judea is looking to slow Gatsby down with leg kicks.
Gatsby throws a shot from downtown. Judea moves away and avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby checks a leg kick.
Judea misses with a body kick.
Judea jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Judea ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gatsby takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Judea throws a wild body kick that Gatsby sees coming a mile off.
Gatsby looks to land a left hand but Judea moved out of range nicely.
Judea connects with a body shot.
Judea looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Gatsby looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Judea dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Gatsby. That did some damage!
Judea swings for the body but Gatsby moves out of range.
Judea throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Gatsby's head.
Stan Judea is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A looping hook to the body misses from Gatsby. Judea does a little dance to reset his feet.
Judea misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gatsby.
Judea chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Gatsby can pounce on him.
A looping hook to the body misses from Judea. Gatsby does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gatsby throws a body shot but no joy.
Gatsby swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gatsby uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Judea.
Gatsby misses with a low kick.
Judea ducks under a wild hook from Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a low kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby punishes Judea's body with a nice straight punch.
Gatsby misses the shot to the body.
Judea throws a right hand that Gatsby ducks under and follows up with a left that Gatsby also avoids with ease.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gatsby cracks Judea with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Judea scores with a jab.
A big right from Judea misses.
Gatsby takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Gatsby dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gatsby throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Judea scores with a kick to the midsection.
Gatsby misses the shot to the body.
A shot to the body from Judea misses
and Gatsby counters with a straight right hand.
Judea takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Judea misses the shot to the body.
Gatsby tries a quick counter leg kick but Judea is wise to it.
Judea comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Judea lunges at Gatsby with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Gatsby's hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby jabs at Judea's body.
Gatsby misses with an uppercut. Judea saw that one coming.
Gatsby doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Judea misses the shot to the body.
Judea misses with a kick to the body.
Gatsby throws out a counter right but Judea avoids it with no problem.
Gatsby misses with a low kick.
Judea lands a lovely overhand right.
Gatsby throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Judea tried to counter with a leg kick but Gatsby avoided it.
Gatsby buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Judea lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Judea moves out of range as Gatsby strikes.
Judea lands a front kick.
Judea lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
That kick from Gatsby tenderised Judea's leg. Judea is trying to keep his angry face on.
Gatsby moves out of range of the leg kick from Judea.
Judea throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Judea moves out of range of the strikes.
Judea is looking to counter punch.
A jab from Judea misses.
Gatsby tries to counter by closing the distance.
Gatsby takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Gatsby throws a push kick but Judea slaps the foot to one side.
Gatsby closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Gatsby with a jab.
Gatsby tries to land a leg kick but Judea saw it coming and moves away.
Gatsby tests Judea's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Judea throws a looping overhand right but Gatsby ducks down to avoid it.
Gatsby drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Judea defends it well.
Judea throws out a leg kick but Gatsby moves out of range and Judea only half commits.
Gatsby feints a counter leg kick.
Gatsby scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Judea uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Some bone on bone action there as Gatsby checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Gatsby throws a jab but it's blocked by Judea.
Judea bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Stan Judea clearly takes that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Jab by Gatsby.
Judea lands a leg kick that knocks Gatsby off balance momentarily.
Gatsby takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Judea is looking to wear down Gatsby with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Judea works Gatsby's body with a nice hook.
Judea misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gatsby.
Judea misses with an uppercut.
Judea throws the kick towards the body but Gatsby avoids it.
Gatsby tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Judea throws a big shot that misses.
Judea is looking to chop away at Gatsby's legs.
Judea is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Gatsby has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Judea.
Judea ducks under a wild hook from Gatsby.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Judea misses with a body shot.
Judea takes a swing at Gatsby's ribcage but misses.
Gatsby loads up on a big right hand but Judea slips the punch.
Judea tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Gatsby throws a nice inside leg kick.
Judea throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Gatsby throws a hook to the side of Judea's head but Judea sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Judea was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Judea ducks under a wild hook from Gatsby.
Gatsby tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Judea steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gatsby.
A decent looking cross lands there for Judea.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch up but Judea swats him away and circles back towards the center.
A leg kick checked by Judea.
Gatsby misses with a right hand
letting Judea counter with a right hand.
Gatsby throws a push kick but Judea slaps the foot to one side.
Judea takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Gatsby lands a head shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Judea avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Judea.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Gatsby looks to score with a jab to the body but Judea is just out of range.
Judea is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Gatsby blocks the body kick.
Judea scores with a crisp jab that stopped Gatsby in his tracks.
Gatsby fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Gatsby 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.
Gatsby looks to land a left hand but Judea moved out of range nicely.
Judea throws a hook but Gatsby blocks it.
Gatsby tries to counter with a clinch but Judea shakes him off and moves away.
Gatsby works Judea's body with a nice hook.

Gatsby forces Judea back against the cage and clinches.
Gatsby digs a right hand into Judea's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Judea's gas tank.
A body shot lands from Gatsby.
Judea fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Judea fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Judea.
Judea misses with a short punch on the inside.
Judea misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gatsby is working Judea over against the cage.
Gatsby changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Judea fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Judea takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Gatsby takes a swing at Judea's ribcage but misses.
Gatsby tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Judea was well out of range. Poor timing from Gatsby.
Judea tries to move into range but Gatsby moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Gatsby shoots in looking for a takedown but Judea manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Gatsby's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Gatsby's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.

Gatsby has closed the distance and engaged Judea in a clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Judea misses with a short punch on the inside.
Judea scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Gatsby throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Judeas head.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Gatsby presses Judea against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Gatsby is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Judea pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Stan Judea has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jay Gatsby.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Judea.
Judea misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Judea throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby digs a right hand into Judea's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Judea's gas tank.
Gatsby tries to work over Judea's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Judea blocks a body shot from Gatsby.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby dominated that fourth round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Judea misses with an uppercut. Gatsby saw that one coming.
Judea moves out of range as Gatsby strikes.
Judea slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Gatsby tries to bum rush Judea with a series of wild strikes but Judea uses good footwork to avoid the assault.

Gatsby fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Judea to the ground. Gatsby is now in Judea's guard.
Gatsby postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Gatsby throws a big elbow that misses.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Gatsby accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Gatsby throwing strikes from guard but Judea blocks nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Gatsby trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby lands a couple of elbows.
Gatsby postures up in Judea's guard and throws a big left but Judea blocks it.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Judea blocks a leg kick.
A head kick by Judea misses

and Gatsby counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Gatsby throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
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.
Gatsby is working Judea over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Gatsby in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Gatsby throwing strikes from guard but Judea blocks nicely.
Judea working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Gatsby.
Jay Gatsby has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Stan Judea is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Judea preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Judea utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Judea throws a chopping leg kick but Gatsby manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
The fighters circling - Gatsby throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Judea throws a jab but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Gatsby throws a body kick that misses.
Judea was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Judea throws a body shot but no joy.
Gatsby is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Gatsby fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Judea has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Gatsby takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Gatsby will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Gatsby takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Gatsby misses with a body kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Judea jabs Gatsby right on the nose. Gatsby blinks but takes it well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby darts in and clinches Judea up against the cage.
Gatsby works on Judea's body with a couple of short punches.
Gatsby lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Gatsby wants a takedown.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gatsby drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Stan Judea has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jay Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gatsby lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Judea blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Judea gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
A head punch on the inside from Gatsby fails to land.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Judea.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Gatsby blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby scores with a shoulder strike.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jay Gatsby comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Judea 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 Stewart Dunkirk scores the fight 47:48
Judge Cecil Peabody scores the fight 48:47
Judge Tiny Johnson scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Stan Judea!

Stan Judea is the new light heavyweight champion!
Stan Judea looked relieved post fight as he said the following; 'Jay, you are MW not LHW'.
In defeat, Jay Gatsby stepped up to the mic, saying 'Damn, I had him. I don't think I'd have lost if... In fact, I'm sure I won this fight, hope you give me a rematch, old sport. Can't repeat the past? Why, of course you can... of course you can. '.
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Event: C15: Gatsby vs Reilly     
Date:   Jul 29, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby and Iain Reilly. Reilly has chosen Dubliners - Fields of Athenry as his entrance music. Jay Gatsby has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

175 cm
34
202 lbs
25 - 14 - 0
186 cm
31
218 lbs
12 - 18 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Fast

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the challenger to my left.
With a record of 25 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the champion to my right.
With a record of 12 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Iain Reilly!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, Sam Margolis and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A right-left combo lands from Gatsby.

It looks like Iain Reilly has been cut.
Gatsby looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Gatsby cracks Reilly with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

Reilly is rocked!
Reilly sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Reilly is still on wobbly legs! Can Gatsby finish him?
Reilly looks winded!

Gatsby moves into range and clinches up with Reilly.
Gatsby lands an uppercut in the clinch that drops Reilly to his knees! Gatsby keeps firing more shots against his stricken opponent and the referee jumps in to save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:14 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby is the new light heavyweight champion!
As Jay Gatsby got his breath back, he grabbed the microphone and managed to blurt out the following: My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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Event: TWGC 17 (205lbs, D1): Finals - Round 3     
Date:   Jul 13, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Jay Gatsby and John Gites. Gites has chosen Eminem - Above The Law 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.




175 cm
34 yrs
202 lbs



171 cm
46 yrs
193 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 2 losses; Jay Gatsby! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 11 wins and 9 losses; John Gites!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Daniel Bishop and Colin Fotheringham.


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

Gatsby moves into range and clinches up with Gites.

Gatsby has picked Gites up - he's going for a ride! Gatsby dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Gatsby (2) vs (0) Gites

Gites is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Gatsby pulls his head out easily.
Gatsby seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Gites works his way to full guard. Good work.
Gatsby is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Gites is trying to keep Gatsby in close.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby tries to free his leg and advance position but Gites is retaining full guard.
Gatsby content to stall in guard here.
Gites looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Gites manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Gatsby manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (2) vs (2) Gites
Gites tries to free his leg and advance position but Gatsby is retaining full guard.
Gites works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Gatsby moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Gatsby manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Gites manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (4) vs (2) Gites
Gites trying to control the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gites is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (4) vs (4) Gites
Gites works his way into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Gatsby (4) vs (7) Gites
Gites trying to control the action but Gatsby is working from the bottom.
Gatsby is trying to control Gites's posture but Gites avoids it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gatsby manages to get back to half guard.
Gatsby is looking for a sweep. Gites is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is controlling Gites's trapped leg to prevent Gites from advancing to side control.

Gites is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Gatsby is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Gites seems to be looking for submissions.
Gites trying to pass the guard but Gatsby defending well.
Gites is keen to just control but Gatsby is a slippery customer.
Gatsby has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Gites is working away from the top position though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gites wants to control but Gatsby is keeping him busy.
Gites trying to pass the guard but Gatsby defending well.

Gites is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Gatsby defends it well.
Gatsby is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Gatsby won't allow Gites to pass to mount.
Gatsby is looking to get full guard. It looks like he might be successful but at the last minute Gites jumps into side control!
Score +3 for passing guard: Gatsby (4) vs (10) Gites

Gites thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Gatsby is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is not content to let Gites control the position.
Gatsby tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Gatsby is working hard here to advance position.
Gatsby is trying to control Gites's posture but Gites avoids it.
Gites trying to control the action but Gatsby is working from the bottom.

That's six minutes gone in the round.

Gites working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Gatsby manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (6) vs (10) Gites
Gites is trying to get back to full guard.
Gites has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Gatsby is working away from the top position though.
Gites wants to improve his position but Gatsby is controlling well.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby passes to side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Gatsby (9) vs (10) Gites
Gatsby controls the position.
Gatsby wants to control but Gites is keeping him busy.
Gatsby controls the position.
Gatsby trying to control the position but Gites is working away.
Gites felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
Gites is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Gatsby off and has taken his back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Gatsby (9) vs (14) Gites
Gatsby is really stuck here.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.

Gites tightening his grip on Gatsby, looking for the choke.
Gatsby tries to escape the position - he's now mounted. Is that better or worse? Hard to tell!
Gatsby tries to lock up and control but Gites gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Gites can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Gatsby is looking to escape.
Gites is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Gatsby sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Gatsby is not content to let Gites control the position.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby trying to control here.
Gatsby desperately trying to maintain half guard.
Gites is thwarting Gatsby's attempts to control the position.
Gites wants to pass the guard but Gatsby is defending well.
Gatsby preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is not content to let Gites control the position.

Gites is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Gites performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Gites prevents Gatsby from improving his position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gites wants to free his trapped foot but Gatsby is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Gatsby tries to roll over but Gites keeps him under control.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby keeping hold of Gites's head, controlling as best he can.

Gites is working for a submission of some sort.
Gites tries to pass the half guard into mount. Gatsby knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Gatsby is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Gites's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Gites's back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Gatsby (13) vs (14) Gites
A lull in the action here.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby is looking to finish the fight by rear naked choke. Gites knows exactly what he's got planned though, so he's defending well. Maybe a few strikes would soften Gites for a finish.
Gatsby is riding his opponent, not letting Gites buck him off.
Gites wants to escape the position.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
You know, I was talking to some of our celebrities at ringside tonight and they were split right down the middle on who was going to win this fight.
Gites looking very determined here, making life difficult for Gatsby.

Gatsby is looking for the choke from the back position but Gites is controlling his hands well.
Gatsby doesn't have the hooks in and Gites manages to turn into his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (13) vs (16) Gites
Gatsby keeping full guard, as Gites tries to pass.

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

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Gites advances to half guard.
Gites wants to lay and pray for a moment but Gatsby keeps working.
Gatsby is looking for a sweep. Gites is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Gites is looking to advance position but Gatsby won't allow it.
Gites uses his free foot to push down on Gatsby's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for Gatsby.
Score +3 for passing guard: Gatsby (13) vs (19) Gites
Gatsby gets back to half guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Gatsby gets full guard.
Gatsby tries to land a sweep but no joy.

And that's the end of the fight!
Gites wins on points by 19 to 13.
John Gites is the new light heavyweight champion!
During a confident post fight interview, John Gites thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
In defeat, Jay Gatsby stepped up to the mic, saying 'Damn, I had him. I don't think I'd have lost if... In fact, I'm sure I won this fight, hope you give me a rematch, old sport. Can't repeat the past? Why, of course you can... of course you can. '.

 

Event: TWGC 17 (205lbs, D1): Finals - Round 2     
Date:   Jul 12, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Jay Gatsby and Bob Backlund. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!




175 cm
34 yrs
202 lbs



189 cm
36 yrs
189 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 2 losses; Jay Gatsby! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Hilo, with a TWGC record of 8 wins and 5 losses; Bob Backlund!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Phil Schofield and Paul Tew.


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

Gatsby closes the distance and clinches.

Backlund has dropped down and is working for a takedown. Gatsby is trying to keep an underhook but Backlund manages to get the takedown into half guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Gatsby (0) vs (2) Backlund
Gatsby moves into full guard.
Gatsby is pulling down on Backlund's head. It's preventing any offense from Backlund, at least for the moment.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gatsby wants to sweep here but Backlund controlling him for the moment.
Backlund trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Gatsby has his hands on Backlund's head, controlling the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Backlund trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Backlund stands and throws Gatsby's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Gatsby (0) vs (5) Backlund
Gatsby's coaches at Brazilian Elite Team have been working on his defensive grappling in preparation for this fight so let's see if he can get out of this tricky position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
You can see the frustration on Gatsby's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Backlund tries to move to mount but Gatsby blocks the move with his legs.
Backlund wants to lay and pray for a moment but Gatsby keeps working.
Gatsby is trying to control Backlund's posture but Backlund avoids it.
Gatsby is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Backlund's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby tries to get to full guard but Backlund has control of the leg.
Backlund wants to pass to mount but Gatsby is defending the position.
Gatsby wants to improve his position but Backlund is controlling well.
Gatsby gets full guard.
Gatsby keeping full guard, as Backlund tries to pass.
Gatsby has his hands on Backlund's head, controlling the position.
Gatsby might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Backlund preventing the sweep.
Gatsby wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Backlund sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Gatsby's guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gatsby wants to improve his position but Backlund is controlling well.
Backlund tries to pass to full mount but Gatsby defends it.
Gatsby holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
Backlund looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Backlund is trying to control the action in half guard but Gatsby is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
My spies in Steel's Grappling Penn inform me that Backlund has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Gatsby gets full guard.
Gatsby wants to sweep here but Backlund controlling him for the moment.
Gatsby is adopting a defensive guard.
Backlund wants to pass the guard but Gatsby is keeping the position.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby controls Backlund momentarily but Backlund frees himself.
Gatsby pulls Backlund in to control the position.
Gatsby is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Gatsby is adopting a defensive guard.
Gatsby manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Backlund manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (2) vs (5) Backlund
Backlund keeping moving, preventing Gatsby from controlling successfully.
Gatsby sitting in guard, not really doing much.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby passes Backlund's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Backlund wants to get back to full guard.
Gatsby works his way into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Gatsby (5) vs (5) Backlund
Backlund tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby trying to control the position but Backlund is working away.
Backlund is trying to control Gatsby's posture but Gatsby avoids it.

Gatsby wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Backlund, who protects the arm well.
Gatsby is looking to take a break and control but Backlund is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Backlund has one of Gatsby's arms on lockdown, trying to prevent him from doing any damage.
Gatsby slows the pace down.
Gatsby has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Backlund is trying to get back to half guard.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Backlund sneaks back into half guard.
Gatsby is trying to control the action in half guard but Backlund is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Gatsby not doing much here.
Gatsby looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Backlund is looking to improve his position.
Backlund regains full guard. Nicely done.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby trying to control but Backlund is working from the bottom.
Backlund is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Backlund is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (5) vs (7) Backlund
Backlund is thwarting Gatsby's attempts to control the position.
Backlund is looking to advance position but Gatsby won't allow it.
Gatsby tries to roll over but Backlund keeps him under control.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Backlund wants to take a breather but Gatsby is having none of it.
Gatsby moves into full guard.
Gatsby controls Backlund momentarily but Backlund frees himself.
Gatsby pulls Backlund in close to his closed guard and prevents Backlund from doing any damage or advancing position.
Gatsby working a defensive guard here.
Gatsby lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (7) vs (7) Backlund

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Gatsby trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Gatsby is pushing down on Backlund's leg trying to pass to half guard. Backlund is fighting to maintain full guard but Gatsby has managed to sneak the leg through.
Gatsby is trying to control the action in half guard but Backlund is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Backlund works his way to full guard. Good work.
Gatsby trying to control the position from guard on top but Backlund is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Gatsby trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Backlund has his hands on Gatsby's head, controlling the position.
Gatsby looking to pass the guard.
Gatsby's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Gatsby wants to pass the guard but Backlund is keeping the position.
Gatsby content to stall in guard here.
Backlund wants to sweep here but Gatsby controlling him for the moment.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Backlund can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Gatsby controls the pace.
Backlund is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Backlund wants to hit a switch here but Gatsby passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Backlund there!
Score +3 for passing guard: Gatsby (10) vs (7) Backlund
Backlund wants to control but Gatsby is having none of it.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Backlund is looking to get to half guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Gatsby takes the fight on points by 10 to 7.
In his post fight interview, Jay Gatsby gave a big smile as he said 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.

 

Event: TWGC 17 (205lbs, D1): Finals - Round 1     
Date:   Jul 11, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Jay Gatsby and Aloysius Martin Thesz. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




175 cm
34 yrs
202 lbs



188 cm
40 yrs
181 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 2 losses; Jay Gatsby! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 9 wins and 7 losses; Aloysius Martin Thesz!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Donald Grub and Paul Tew.


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

The fight moves into the clinch position.

Gatsby gets the body lock takedown. After a quick scramble, Thesz regains guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Gatsby (2) vs (0) Thesz
Thesz wants to sweep here but Gatsby controlling him for the moment.
Gatsby might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Gatsby showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Thesz tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Thesz is trying to keep Gatsby in close.
Thesz pulls Gatsby in close to his closed guard and prevents Gatsby from doing any damage or advancing position.
Gatsby has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby tries to free his leg and advance position but Thesz is retaining full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thesz is trying to keep Gatsby in close.
Thesz has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Thesz can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Gatsby controls the pace.
Thesz keeping full guard, as Gatsby tries to pass.
Thesz trying to control the position.
Thesz has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Gatsby looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

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

Thesz is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Gatsby defends well.
Gatsby being controlled here momentarily.
Thesz can't keep his opponent in guard - Gatsby advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Gatsby trying to control the pace.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thesz is staying active underneath Gatsby, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Gatsby is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Thesz!
Score +3 for passing guard: Gatsby (5) vs (0) Thesz
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gatsby controlling his opponent.
Thesz tries to hold on but Gatsby postures up.
Thesz is trying desperately to improve position.
Gatsby content just to control the position here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby tries to control but Thesz wriggling away.
Thesz can't escape the position.
Thesz keeps trying to improve his position.
Gatsby wants to control the pace but Thesz is squirming around nicely.

Thesz defends a decent attempt at a guillotine from Gatsby.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Thesz really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Gatsby can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Thesz is looking to escape.
Thesz prevents Gatsby from taking his back.
Gatsby wants to control the pace but Thesz is squirming around nicely.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Thesz working to try and regain half guard.
Thesz bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (5) vs (2) Thesz
Gatsby looking for a sweep. Not yet Gatsby, not yet.
Thesz trying to control the position from guard on top but Gatsby is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Thesz not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Gatsby seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.
Thesz passes Gatsby's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
My spies in Brazilian Elite Team inform me that Thesz has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby won't allow Thesz to pass to mount.
Gatsby is looking to control Thesz's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Gatsby avoid being mounted?
Gatsby slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Thesz looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
It looks like Thesz might be adopting somewhat of a lay and pray gameplan here, which I'm sure won't go down too well with the paying fans in attendance... Or the ring announcers come to think of it.
Gatsby bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Thesz's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (7) vs (2) Thesz

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby trying to control but Thesz is working from the bottom.
Thesz is pulling down on Gatsby's head to control his posture.
Thesz is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Gatsby wants to pass the guard but Thesz is keeping the position.
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Thesz keeps moving.
Gatsby is fighting to break Thesz's control of his arms but Thesz is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Thesz wants to sweep here but Gatsby controlling him for the moment.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Thesz controls Gatsby momentarily but Gatsby frees himself.
Gatsby stands and throws Thesz's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Gatsby (10) vs (2) Thesz
Gatsby trying to control the position but Thesz is working away.
Thesz is looking to reverse the position.
Gatsby working away.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Thesz is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Gatsby off and has taken his back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Gatsby (10) vs (6) Thesz
Gatsby rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Gatsby tries to roll over but Thesz keeps him under control.
Thesz is thwarting Gatsby's attempts to control the position.
Thesz prevents Gatsby from improving his position.
Gatsby wants to control but Thesz is keeping busy.
Thesz trying to pass the guard but Gatsby defending well.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Thesz sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Gatsby desperately trying to maintain half guard.
Gatsby wants to get back to full guard.
Thesz wants to control but Gatsby is keeping him busy.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Thesz content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Gatsby slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Gatsby wants to sweep here but Thesz controlling him for the moment.
Gatsby keeping moving, preventing Thesz from controlling successfully.
Thesz 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 thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is trying to keep Thesz in close.
Thesz passes Gatsby's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Gatsby has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Thesz is working away from the top position though.
Gatsby tries to roll over but Thesz keeps him under control.
Thesz controlling the pace.
Thesz wants to free his trapped foot but Gatsby is holding on for dear life with his legs.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby works his way to full guard. Good work.
Gatsby is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (12) vs (6) Thesz
Thesz is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Gatsby's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Gatsby's back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Gatsby (12) vs (10) Thesz
A bit of a pause in the action here. Thesz controlling the positon.
Thesz doesn't have the hooks in and Gatsby manages to turn into his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (14) vs (10) Thesz
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Gatsby postures up.
Thesz is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Thesz keeps moving.

And that's the end of the fight!
Gatsby takes the fight on points by 14 to 10.
Post fight, an emotional Jay Gatsby said 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.

 

Event: TWGC 17 (205lbs, D1): Tokyo Qualifier - Round 2     
Date:   Jul 03, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Tat Moh and Jay Gatsby. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




185 cm
38 yrs
175 lbs



175 cm
34 yrs
202 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 5 wins and 2 losses; Tat Moh! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 2 losses; Jay Gatsby!
The judges for this bout are Shigeki Fujiwara, Sosuke Kotani and Yukihiro Yamamoto.


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

Gatsby shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Moh (0) vs (2) Gatsby

Moh is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Gatsby pulls his head out easily.
Gatsby prevents Moh from improving his position.
Moh wants to control but Gatsby is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Gatsby frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Score +3 for passing guard: Moh (0) vs (5) Gatsby
Moh wants to control but Gatsby is having none of it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Gatsby has hold of Moh's left arm, perhaps looking for a submission. The two fighters tussle over control of the isolated limb and Moh manages to get his arm back to his side and away from danger.
Gatsby controlling from mount.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby seems to be looking to move to his opponent's back but Moh is holding on tight.
Moh bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Moh (2) vs (5) Gatsby
Gatsby is pulling down on Moh's head to control his posture.
Gatsby tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Moh controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Gatsby looking to hit a scissor sweep but Moh is one step ahead there.
Moh sitting in guard here, content to control.
Gatsby is pulling down on Moh's head. It's preventing any offense from Moh, at least for the moment.

Gatsby has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Moh can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Gatsby tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Moh is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Gatsby pulls Moh in close to prevent any damage.
Moh slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Gatsby is on top in guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Moh (2) vs (7) Gatsby
Gatsby trying to control but Moh is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Moh is trying to control the position but Gatsby postures up.
Moh is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Gatsby is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Moh lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Moh (4) vs (7) Gatsby
Moh not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Gatsby pulls Moh in close to prevent any damage.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Moh sitting in guard here, content to control.
Moh's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Moh seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Gatsby for as long as he can get away with.
Gatsby controlling the position.
Moh is pushing down on Gatsby's leg trying to pass to half guard. Gatsby is fighting to maintain full guard but Moh has managed to sneak the leg through.
Moh trying to control the action but Gatsby is working from the bottom.
Gatsby is doing well to control the position and prevent Moh from advancing to side control.
Gatsby won't allow Moh to pass to mount.
We've been hearing good reports from Moh's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Moh in particular looking to stall.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby trying to hold on to Moh's head to control him but Moh postures up.
Gatsby is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Moh trying to pass the guard but Gatsby defending well.
Gatsby is positioning himself well to prevent Moh advancing to mount.
Gatsby wants to control but Moh is keeping busy.
Moh is trying to control. Gatsby wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Moh looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Moh works his foot free and advances to mount.
Score +3 for passing guard: Moh (7) vs (7) Gatsby
Gatsby prevents Moh from taking his back.
Gatsby tries to hold on but Moh pushes him away.
Gatsby is wriggling around trying to escape.
Gatsby regains half guard.
Gatsby makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Gatsby.
Gatsby is pulling down on Moh's head. It's preventing any offense from Moh, at least for the moment.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Moh 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.
Gatsby looking for a sweep. Not yet Gatsby, not yet.
Moh trying to control but Gatsby is working from the bottom.
Gatsby is trying to keep Moh in close.
Moh trying to control but Gatsby is working from the bottom.

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

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Moh is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Gatsby working a defensive guard here.
Moh wants to control from the top but Gatsby keeps moving.
Gatsby keeping full guard, as Moh tries to pass.
Moh looking to sit in guard and control but Gatsby gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Moh (7) vs (9) Gatsby
Gatsby preventing the sweep.
Moh wants to control the position but Gatsby says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Moh is looking to control Gatsby's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Moh avoid being mounted?
Gatsby trying to control the action but Moh is working from the bottom.
Gatsby moves into full mount! Moh won't be happy about that!
Score +3 for passing guard: Moh (7) vs (12) Gatsby
Gatsby looking to control but Moh is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Moh really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Gatsby controlling from the full mount.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Moh gets back to half guard.
Moh is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Moh is working hard here to advance position.
Well, if Gatsby is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Gatsby trying to mount his opponent but Moh defends it.
Moh is trying to get back to full guard.
Gatsby trying to mount his opponent but Moh defends it.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Moh won't allow Gatsby to pass to mount.
Moh has his hands clasped together around Gatsby's back. He's all about the action.
Moh is trying to get back to full guard.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Moh is trying to maintain the position but Gatsby is very close to passing his half guard.
Gatsby is trying to control. Moh wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Gatsby controlling the action here.
Moh is looking to improve his position.
Gatsby wants to free his trapped foot but Moh is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Gatsby sitting and controlling from the half guard.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Moh is looking to control Gatsby's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Moh avoid being mounted?
Moh controlling the position well.
Gatsby with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Gatsby is pressing down on Moh's thigh, looking to free his foot. Moh is holding on for now.

And that's the end of the fight!
Gatsby wins on points by 12 to 7.
An intense looking Jay Gatsby took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
In defeat, Tat Moh stepped up to the mic, saying 'The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. '.

 

Event: TWGC 17 (205lbs, D1): Tokyo Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Jul 02, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Indigo Starseed and Jay Gatsby. Man, I cannot wait for this one!




187 cm
35 yrs
212 lbs



175 cm
34 yrs
202 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 1 losses; Indigo Starseed! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 2 losses; Jay Gatsby!
The judges for this bout are Sosuke Kotani, Yasuomi Hirokawa and Kenichi Hosakawa.


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

Gatsby has managed to clinch.
Starseed wants to take the fight to the mat but Gatsby manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.

Gatsby wants the takedown. Starseed is fighting it off but Gatsby persists and manages to bring the fight to the ground, ending up in Starseed's guard against the cage.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Starseed (0) vs (2) Gatsby
Gatsby tries to free his leg and advance position but Starseed is retaining full guard.
We've been hearing good reports from Starseed's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Starseed pulls Gatsby in close to prevent any damage.
Gatsby sitting in guard here, content to control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Starseed is keeping the position for now.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Starseed trying to control the position here.
Gatsby trying to control but Starseed is working from the bottom.
Starseed keeping full guard, as Gatsby tries to pass.
Starseed is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Gatsby stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Starseed swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Starseed is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Starseed keeping full guard, as Gatsby tries to pass.
Gatsby stands and throws Starseed's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Starseed (0) vs (5) Gatsby
Starseed regains half guard there - taking advantage of Gatsby's attempt to lay and pray for a moment.
Starseed is trying to control but can't.

Starseed looking for submissions off his back.
Gatsby tries to pass to full mount but Starseed defends it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby wants to control but Starseed is keeping him busy.
Gatsby stalling.
Starseed is trying to get back to full guard.
Gatsby is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Starseed wants to get back to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Starseed wants to control but Gatsby is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Gatsby keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Gatsby wants to take a breather but Starseed is having none of it.
Well, if Gatsby is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Starseed is trying to maintain the position but Gatsby is very close to passing his half guard.
Gatsby trying to pass the guard but Starseed defending well.
Gatsby prevents Starseed from improving his position.

That's five minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Starseed defends it well.
Gatsby is controlling the pace.
Starseed trying to control from the bottom.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Gatsby in particular looking to stall.
Gatsby trying to mount his opponent but Starseed defends it.
Gatsby looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Starseed is looking for a sweep. Gatsby is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Starseed is working hard here to advance position.
Gatsby trying to mount his opponent but Starseed defends it.
Starseed is looking for a sweep. Gatsby is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Gatsby is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Gatsby's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Starseed is staying active underneath Gatsby, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Gatsby is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Starseed has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Gatsby is working away from the top position though.
Starseed is staying active underneath Gatsby, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Starseed is positioning himself well to prevent Gatsby advancing to mount.
Starseed wants to improve his position but Gatsby is controlling well.
Starseed is looking to control Gatsby's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Starseed avoid being mounted?

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Starseed is trying to get back to full guard.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Gatsby wants to pass the guard but Starseed is defending well.
Gatsby keeps trying to improve his position.
Gatsby performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Starseed is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Starseed moves into full guard.
Gatsby trying to control the position from guard on top but Starseed is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Starseed is controlling Gatsby's posture.
Gatsby passes Starseed's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Starseed is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Gatsby's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Gatsby's back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Starseed (4) vs (5) Gatsby
Starseed tries to keep control of the position but Gatsby is staying busy.
Starseed will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Gatsby wants to escape the position.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby just trying to survive but Starseed is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.
Starseed controlling well, preventing Gatsby from escaping the position.

Starseed looking for the choke but no joy.
Gatsby is really stuck here.
Gatsby is in a world of trouble here. He's outmatched on the ground here and he'd better get Starseed off his back sharpish unless he wants to be submitted.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby turns into Starseed and is now in his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Starseed (4) vs (7) Gatsby
Gatsby postures up.
Gatsby stopping the sweep attempt from Starseed.
Gatsby is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Starseed keeping moving, preventing Gatsby from controlling successfully.
Starseed keeping full guard, as Gatsby tries to pass.

Gatsby avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Gatsby trying to control but Starseed is working from the bottom.

Starseed is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Gatsby controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Gatsby trying to control the position from guard on top but Starseed is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Gatsby might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Starseed haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby passes Starseed's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Starseed is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Gatsby sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Gatsby is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Starseed!
Score +3 for passing guard: Starseed (4) vs (10) Gatsby
Starseed regains half guard.

Gatsby seems to be working for a kimura but Starseed defends the submission attempt.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby is working for a kimura but Starseed is defending it quite comfortably.
Gatsby wants to pass the guard but Starseed is defending well.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Gatsby perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.

And that's the end of the fight!
Gatsby wins on points by 10 to 4.
As Jay Gatsby got his breath back, he grabbed the microphone and managed to blurt out the following: My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
In defeat, Indigo Starseed stepped up to the mic, saying 'Dude, Garfield was a lot tougher than the comic strip version haha... No but seriosuly best 2-3? You owe me another chance to put in a real show for the fans! Good fight man! I'll be back! Better and stronger! Broken analog Pride never quits!'.

 

Event: RFL 25: Gatsby vs Pete     
Date:   May 20, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby and Texas Pete. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

175 cm
33
202 lbs
24 - 14 - 0
180 cm
36
220 lbs
29 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Texas Pete!
The judges for this bout are Paulo Santos, Daniel Cesar and Thiago Cunha.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Pete lands an overhand right.
Pete throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Gatsby's head.
Jay Gatsby seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gatsby tries to land a leg kick but Pete saw it coming and moves away.
Gatsby looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A jab lands there for Pete.
A good leg kick by Pete.
Gatsby lands a nice looking body shot.
Gatsby on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Gatsby is looking to clinch.
Pete lands a really nice looking cross but Gatsby seems unphased.
Pete walks into a stiff left hand from Gatsby.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Good work by Gatsby as he checks the leg kick.
Pete dips to his left and cracks Gatsby with an uppercut!
Pete pivots, looking for a leg kick but Gatsby is out of range and Pete settles back down.

Gatsby moves into range and clinches up with Pete.
Gatsby's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Pete working aggressively here.
Gatsby blocks an elbow strike.

Gatsby has picked Pete up - he's going for a ride! Gatsby dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
Gatsby throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Gatsby throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Gatsby wants to pass the guard but Pete is defending well.
Pete tries to get to full guard but Gatsby has control of the leg.
Gatsby has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Pete on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Gatsby missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Gatsby is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Pete on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Pete is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Gatsby lands strikes from half guard.
Pete has hold of Gatsby's hands but Gatsby slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Gatsby thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Pete's head.
Gatsby is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Gatsby trying to control the pace.
Gatsby not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Gatsby is trying to control the action in half guard but Pete is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Gatsby sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Pete defending well though.
The fighters are battling for position here. Pete manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Gatsby postures up and lands a big shot to Pete's brow.
Gatsby postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Gatsby keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Pete's head.
Gatsby throws a big elbow that misses.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Gatsby trying to control the position from guard on top but Pete is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pete seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Pete keeps moving.
Pete trying to control the position here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gatsby throwing strikes from guard but Pete blocks nicely.
Gatsby postures up and lands a big shot to Pete's brow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Pete scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Pete ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.

Gatsby instigates a clinch.
Gatsby blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Pete pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Pete lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Pete misses with some punches.
A nice left hand lands by Gatsby.
A head punch on the inside from Pete fails to land.
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Pete uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a nice uppercut.
Gatsby is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Pete can do to turn this around?
Pete goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Pete.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A head punch on the inside from Pete fails to land.
Gatsby's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Pete digs a right hand into Gatsby's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Gatsby's gas tank.

That's one minute gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Pete has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
Gatsby avoids the elbow strike from Pete, against the cage.
Pete misses with the head strike.
Gatsby lands a shot to the body.
A left hand lands to the body for Gatsby.
Pete is breathing heavily.
Gatsby lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Jay Gatsby has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Gatsby lands a hook that snaps the head of Pete backwards.
Gatsby scores with a nice hook to the head.
Gatsby lands with a light punch inside.
Gatsby softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Pete.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Pete misses with some punches.
Gatsby is working Pete over against the cage.
Gatsby lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Gatsby lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Pete backwards.
Pete has had enough of the clinch but Gatsby keeps him there for the moment.
Gatsby wants a takedown.
A short right from Gatsby on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby lands with a left to the head.
Gatsby lands with a light punch inside.
Gatsby gets through Pete's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Gatsby.

Pete is rocked!
Pete looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Gatsby lands a body punch.

Gatsby floors Pete with a big punch on the inside! Pete is trying to recover but Gatsby dives into side control.
Pete is still in real trouble! Can Gatsby finish him?
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gatsby working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.
The crowd goes nuts as Gatsby knocks Pete out cold with a massive hammerfist! Gatsby Jumps to his feet and climbs on top of the cage to celebrate with the crowd!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:44 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby retains his light heavyweight title!
As Jay Gatsby got his breath back, he grabbed the microphone and managed to blurt out the following: My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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Event: TWGC 16 (185lbs, D1): London Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Apr 23, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Bob Backlund and Jay Gatsby. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.




189 cm
35 yrs
189 lbs



175 cm
33 yrs
202 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the middleweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Hilo, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 4 losses; Bob Backlund! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 1 losses; Jay Gatsby!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, James Glass and Sam Margolis.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Backlund is trying hard to land a takedown here. Gatsby sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Gatsby wants to counter with a clinch but Backlund pushes him away.

Gatsby rushes Backlund and presses him up against the cage.
Backlund is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Gatsby pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Gatsby has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Backlund after a bit of a struggle.
Gatsby is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Backlund pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Gatsby is pressed up against the cage. Backlund has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Gatsby down to the mat. Gatsby avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bob Backlund. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Backlund fails with the takedown

and Gatsby counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Backlund is working for takedown but Gatsby is calmly controlling the position for now.
Gatsby is trying to drag Backlund to the mat but Backlund just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.

Gatsby turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!
Score +4 for clean takedown past guard: Backlund (0) vs (4) Gatsby
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby slows the pace down.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Backlund wants to control but Gatsby postures up.

Gatsby looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.
Gatsby is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Backlund will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.
Gatsby trying to control the position but Backlund is working away.
You can see the frustration on Backlund's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Backlund seems a little lost for a moment, as Gatsby dominates the positioning.
Backlund regains half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Backlund is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Gatsby with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Backlund trying to keep hold of his opponent's head but Gatsby manages to pass to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Backlund (0) vs (7) Gatsby
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gatsby wants to take Backlund's back but he can't do it this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Backlund is working to get back to half guard.
Gatsby tries to control but Backlund wriggling away.
Gatsby might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Backlund haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Gatsby takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby tries to control but Backlund wriggling away.
Backlund tries to improve his position but instead Gatsby has taken his back!
Score +3 for taking back: Backlund (0) vs (10) Gatsby
What can Backlund do to escape this position? He's going to have to figure it out pretty quick if he wants to stay in the fight!
The crowd hopeful of a finish here - Gatsby's supporters are on their feet, screaming for him to go for the rear naked choke.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Backlund wants to control his opponent's hands but Gatsby gets his hands free.

That's five minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby patiently working for the choke. Which fighter will keep their nerve here?
Gatsby is looking cool and calm here, just waiting for a good opportunity to attack and finish the fight from this dominant position.
Backlund breaks Gatsby's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Backlund (2) vs (10) Gatsby
Backlund trying to control the position from guard on top but Gatsby is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Gatsby is trying to control the position but Backlund postures up.
Gatsby tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Backlund pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Gatsby is keeping the position for now.

Gatsby has an active guard here but Backlund has managed to pass into half guard.
Backlund content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Gatsby is trying to get back to full guard.
Gatsby keeps trying to improve his position.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby trying to hold on to Backlund's head to control him but Backlund postures up.
Backlund controlling the pace.
Gatsby wants to control but Backlund is keeping busy.
Backlund not doing much here.
Backlund will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Gatsby is refusing to be controlled, as Backlund sits in half guard.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Backlund wants to pass the guard but Gatsby is defending well.
Gatsby is refusing to be controlled, as Backlund sits in half guard.
Gatsby regains full guard. Nicely done.
Gatsby trying to keep a closed guard but Backlund is proving a slippery customer.
Backlund wants to pass the guard but Gatsby is keeping the position.
Gatsby trying to control the position.
Backlund stopping the sweep attempt from Gatsby.
Gatsby not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

Gatsby is trying to push Backlund off with his feet but Backlund grabs hold of one of the legs and drops back looking for a submission! He's cranking on one of Gatsby's ankles and Gatsby is forced to tap! This one is aaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 9:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Ankle Lock). Bob Backlund!
After the fight, Bob Backlund 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.
In defeat, Jay Gatsby stepped up to the mic, saying 'Damn, I had him. I don't think I'd have lost if... In fact, I'm sure I won this fight, hope you give me a rematch, old sport. Can't repeat the past? Why, of course you can... of course you can. '.

 

Event: RFL 018 Gatsby vs Gordon     
Date:   Apr 08, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby and Mel Gordon. The crowd seem to be enjoying Gordon's choice of entrance music: S.O.B. - Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats. Jay Gatsby could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Mel Gordon's chin.

175 cm
33
202 lbs
23 - 14 - 0
190 cm
33
217 lbs
21 - 11 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Brown Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Mel Gordon!
The judges for this bout are Leandro Rodrigues, Paulo Santos and Emerson Jorge.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gordon connects with a leg kick. Gatsby looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Gordon throws a head kick that misses
and Gatsby counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

It looks like Mel Gordon has been cut.
Gordon looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Gatsby is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Gordon.
Gordon fails with an attempt to clinch.
Gatsby lands with a cross.
Mel Gordon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gordon pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Gatsby seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Gordon lands with an uppercut that bounces Gatsby off the cage and back into range.

Gatsby drives through and clinches with Gordon against the cage.
Gordon misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby dodges an elbow strike from Gordon.
Gatsby lands a body punch in the clinch.
Gordon takes a shot to the head.
I was talking to Gatsby's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Gordon's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right 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!
Gordon misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gordon's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gordon creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Gatsby's defenses.
A short right from Gatsby.
Gatsby avoids the elbow strike from Gordon, against the cage.
Gordon creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
Gordon throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Gordon throws an elbow that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby blocks the elbow strike.
Gatsby lands a body shot.
Gordon blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby lands a nice shot to the body.
Gatsby lands a right hand.
Gordon looks winded!
Gordon swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gordon goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gordon throws a head punch that misses.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Gordon uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gordon pushes off an throws an elbow but Gatsby leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
Gatsby lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gordon backwards.

Gordon is rocked!

That has opened up Mel Gordon's cut even more.
Gatsby creates some distance for himself and unleashes a massive uppercut that sends Gordon's eyes rolling into the back of his head! Gordon drops to his knees and Gatsby pours it on with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:48 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby retains his light heavyweight title!
In his post fight interview, Jay Gatsby gave a big smile as he said 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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RATING
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Event: RFL 013 Gatsby vs Pate     
Date:   Mar 11, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby and Texas Pete. Jay Gatsby is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

175 cm
32
202 lbs
22 - 14 - 0
180 cm
35
220 lbs
27 - 4 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Texas Pete!
The judges for this bout are Alexandre Firmino, Felipe Paraventi and Seu Braga.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Gatsby drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Pete is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Gatsby throwing strikes but missing.
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Pete keeps moving.
Gatsby cracks Pete with a solid left hand.
Gatsby engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby postures up in Pete's guard and throws a big left but Pete blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby is fighting to break Pete's control of his arms but Pete is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Gatsby content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Pete keeping moving, preventing Gatsby from controlling successfully.
Gatsby with a flurry of punches that miss.
Pete utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Pete pulls Gatsby in close to prevent any damage.
Pete working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Gatsby.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Pete keeping full guard, as Gatsby tries to pass.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Pete controls Gatsby momentarily but Gatsby frees himself.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Gatsby steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Pete.
Pete slips under a jab from Gatsby.
Texas Pete is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Pete swings widly with a right hand
and Gatsby counters with a straight right hand.
Gatsby lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Gatsby closes the distance looking to clinch
and Pete counters with a series of strikes. Gatsby will be more careful next time no doubt.
Gatsby stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Pete looks to score with a jab to the body but Gatsby is just out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice jab there from Pete.
Gatsby throws a jab when Pete was well out of range.
A big right from Gatsby misses.
Gatsby throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Pete sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gatsby moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Pete throws a body punch but Gatsby moves out of range.
Gatsby gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Pete.
Pete throws the left hand but Gatsby avoids the punch easily.
Pete takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Nice takedown defense from Pete. No joy for Gatsby on that attempt.
Pete misses with a hook. Gatsby ducked under it nicely.
Gatsby shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Pete but Pete pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Gatsby loads up on a big right hand but Pete slips the punch.
Jay Gatsby seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Pete avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby stuns Pete with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Gatsby shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Pete manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Gatsby trying to control but Pete is working from the bottom.
Gatsby is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Pete is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Gatsby is fighting to break Pete's control of his arms but Pete is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Gatsby with a nice head shot there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Pete dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gatsby tries to clinch but Pete moves out of range.
Pete uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Gatsby.
Pete fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gatsby manages to avoid it.
Gatsby goes for a double leg but Pete avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Pete continues to drive forward.
As Gatsby backs off Pete throws a huge counter combo but Gatsby manages to avoid it all.
The fight stays on the outside here - Gatsby looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

Gatsby gets a clinch.
Pete doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Pete.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby lands with a light punch inside.
Pete has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Gatsby is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Pete can do to turn this around?
Gatsby tries to score a body lock takedown but Pete shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Gatsby fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Pete tries to work over Gatsby's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pete.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Pete wants to break the clinch but can't.
Pete tries to work over Gatsby's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Pete tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
Pete stops a takedown attempt from Gatsby.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jay Gatsby. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Pete tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
Pete blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby lands with a short shot to the head.
Pete tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Pete back against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Gatsby.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Pete.
Gatsby lands a left hand.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Pete misses with some punches.
Gatsby lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Gatsby.
Pete misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby drops down looking for an ankle pick but Pete pulls his leg out and moves away.
Pete pushes Gatsby away with a front kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Pete.
Gatsby lands a right hook to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Pete lands with a nice body punch.
Pete ducks under a wild hook from Gatsby.
Pete checks the leg kick nicely there.
Pete lands with a thumping leg kick.
Texas Pete seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Gatsby is looking to clinch.
A little jabbing left from Pete on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Pete tries to land a leg kick but Gatsby saw it coming and moves away.
Pete dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gatsby throws a lazy uppercut
and Pete counters with a stiff right hand.
Gatsby throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A solid body kick from Pete.
Gatsby is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pete throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Gatsby is looking to take this fight into the clinch.

Gatsby gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Pete misses with a punch on the inside.
Pete blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short left from Pete.
Still in the clinch, Gatsby scores with a nice short uppercut.
Pete misses with a body punch.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Pete controls his hands.
Jay Gatsby has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Gatsby is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Pete pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Pete doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

Pete's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Pete lands with a hook. Gatsby tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Gatsby is looking to clinch but Pete is avoiding it.
It seemed like Pete was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Gatsby.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby loads up on a big right hand but Pete slips the punch.
Gatsby looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Pete cracks Gatsby with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Pete shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Pete throws a body kick that misses.
Pete throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Gatsby looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Gatsby connects with a nice looking jab.
Pete dodges the punch combination from Gatsby.
Pete throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A leg kick checked by Gatsby.
Gatsby tries to counter with a takedown but Pete is quick to defend against it.
Pete on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Pete lands a nice looking body shot.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Gatsby, as that shot connected.
Gatsby keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Texas Pete will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Pete throws a jab when Gatsby was well out of range.
Pete looks to land a body kick but Gatsby moved away.
Pete ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gatsby moves away.
Gatsby lands an overhand right.
Pete waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gatsby.
Pete thows a left - swing and a miss!
Gatsby defending well as Pete loads up on a big left hand.
Pete moves out of range as Gatsby throws a body kick.
Pete checks a leg kick.
Pete ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gatsby moves away.
Gatsby is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Pete.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Pete's head.
Gatsby connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Pete's hands.
Gatsby misses with a straight right.
Gatsby changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Pete throws a sloppy head kick and Gatsby moves out of range easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby moves out of range of the body kick from Pete.
Gatsby scores with a leg kick.
Gatsby tries to clinch there but Pete circles away.
Gatsby connects with a good right hand that stumbles Pete. Pete circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Gatsby shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Pete sprawls well. Pete wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Gatsby gets slowly back to his feet.
Gatsby lands a jab to Pete's midsection.
Good standup being displayed there by Gatsby as he connects with a hook.
A big right from Gatsby misses.
Gatsby listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Pete is looking to slow Gatsby down with leg kicks.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lazy left from Pete finds it's target.

Gatsby scores with a takedown into Pete's guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Pete is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Gatsby passes Pete's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Pete wants to control but Gatsby is keeping busy and won't allow it.

Gatsby looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.

Gatsby is working for a submission of some sort.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pete is looking for a sweep. Gatsby is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Pete wants to sweep but Gatsby has passed to side control!
You can see the frustration on Pete's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Pete is not content to let Gatsby control the position.
Gatsby cracks Pete with a big right hand but Pete just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Gatsby throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Gatsby throwing strikes but Pete manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
Gatsby struggling a bit here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby clearly takes that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Gatsby throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Pete on the side of the head.
Gatsby scores with a leg kick.
Pete misses with a hook. Gatsby ducked under it nicely.
Pete throws a nice looking combination but Gatsby bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
A slapping leg kick lands for Pete.
Some bone on bone action there as Gatsby checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Gatsby is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Pete now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Gatsby lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Pete at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Pete enables Gatsby to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Pete manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Pete utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Gatsby missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby throwing strikes from guard but Pete blocks nicely.

Gatsby thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Pete trying to control the position.
Gatsby with a nice head shot there.
Pete preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Gatsby is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
There's not a lot going on here and the crowd are letting the fighters know they're not willing to tolerate a lack of action.
Gatsby postures up.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Gatsby on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Pete walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Gatsby throws a shot to the body.
Pete connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Gatsby's hands.
Gatsby bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Pete's head.
Gatsby takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Gatsby takes a swing at Pete's ribcage but misses.
Pete keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gatsby lands a high kick!
Gatsby looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Gatsby moves out of range of the strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Pete connects with a high kick.
Nice defenses there by Pete.
Nice defenses there by Gatsby.
Gatsby connects with a good right hand that stumbles Pete. Pete circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Pete swinging wildly here.
Pete on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Gatsby jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Pete is looking to score with low kicks.
Gatsby wants to clinch up but Pete keeps it at a distance.
Pete lands a nice looking body kick.
Gatsby gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Pete connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Gatsby fails in his attempt to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pete tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Pete lands a jab to the head.
Crunch! Gatsby slams his shin into Pete's torso.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Pete paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Gatsby misses with a looping left.
Pete throws a low kick but it's checked well by Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with an uppercut
and Pete counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Crunch! Pete slams his shin into Gatsby's torso.
Gatsby throws a quick inside leg kick.
Gatsby ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gatsby tries to clinch but Pete moves out of range.
Gatsby uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Pete.
Gatsby fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Pete has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
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 Jay Gatsby 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!


Pete throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Gatsby feints and then cracks Pete's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Pete down.
Pete scores with a head kick. Gatsby tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Gatsby ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Pete swats away the attempt to clinch by Gatsby.

Gatsby clinches with his opponent.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Pete.
Pete tries to work over Gatsby's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Pete throws an elbow that misses.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Pete just misses with a elbow thrown towards Gatsby's brow.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Pete controls the action.
Gatsby lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Pete or not.
Pete is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Pete has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby is looking for a takedown.
Pete misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Pete goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Pete blocks it.
Pete lands a body shot.
Pete misses with a punch to the body.
Pete has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Gatsby seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Pete can turn it around.
Gatsby can't get the takedown.
Pete doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Pete lands a damaging elbow.
Pete struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
Gatsby lands with a short shot to the head.
Gatsby drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Jay Gatsby. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Pete tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
Pete misses with a body punch.

Pete manages to break the clinch.
Texas Pete has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby has closed the distance and engaged Pete in a clinch.
Pete blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby looking for a takedown.
Pete misses with a hook to the ribs.
Pete misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short body shot lands from Gatsby as the two fighters clinch.
Pete tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Gatsby lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.

Pete breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Gatsby wants to clinch up but Pete keeps it at a distance.
Gatsby throws a quick inside leg kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gatsby lands with a right hand.
Nice defenses there by Gatsby.
Pete walks into a jab.
Gatsby needs to keep his hands up - Pete had a free shot at his head there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Gatsby shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Pete stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Pete wants it to stay on the feet.
Gatsby thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Pete if he has to take too many more of those.

Gatsby gets a clinch.
Pete struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
A short right from Pete.
Pete tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Pete blocks an uppercut.
Pete misses with the head strike.
Pete swings away with an uppercut that misses.

Pete breaks from the clinch.

Gatsby drives through with a takedown into guard.
Gatsby throws a big elbow that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Pete swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Gatsby landing with the ground and pound.
Gatsby throwing strikes from guard but Pete blocks nicely.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gatsby wants to pass the guard but Pete is keeping the position.
Gatsby trying to control the position from guard on top but Pete is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

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 Jay Gatsby.
I think Gatsby 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 Alexandre Firmino scores the fight 49:46
Judge Felipe Paraventi scores the fight 49:46
Judge Seu Braga scores the fight 49:46

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jay Gatsby!

Jay Gatsby retains his light heavyweight title!
Jay Gatsby took some time post fight to say the following; 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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Event: RFL 007 Big Deal     
Date:   Feb 18, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Jay Gatsby and Unz Unz. Jay Gatsby could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Unz Unz's chin.

175 cm
32
202 lbs
21 - 14 - 0
200 cm
32
212 lbs
20 - 10 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Decent boxing
Solid chin

Hellbent
Sully's Bar & Grill

KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Unz Unz!
The judges for this bout are Felipe Paraventi, Thiago Cunha and Paulo Santos.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Unz manages to avoid it.
A jab from Gatsby misses.
Gatsby stuffs the takedown attempt from Unz. Unz gets slowly back to his feet.

Unz shoots in and bounces Gatsby off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Gatsby pulls Unz in close to prevent any damage.
Gatsby seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.
Unz is looking to advance position but Gatsby has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!

We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Unz is looking to get to half guard.
Unz flailing away with punches but nothing is landing.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Gatsby with the ground and pound from mount.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby working away from the top, dropping strikes.
Gatsby has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Unz really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Gatsby can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Unz is looking to escape.
Unz can't escape the position.
Unz is still trying to improve position.
Gatsby raining down shots from the mount!
Unz is desperately trying to improve his position but Gatsby has a good base and remains in mount.
Gatsby working away from the top, dropping strikes.

Unz is rocked!
Gatsby looking to finish here with some ground and pound. He lands one big shot that has Unz 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 2:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby retains his light heavyweight title!
Post fight, Jay Gatsby stared into the camera and said 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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Event: AMC 009 Templar vs Gatsby     
Date:   Jan 21, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Wesley Templar and Jay Gatsby. Jay Gatsby has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Wesley Templar's chin.

191 cm
42
209 lbs
23 - 12 - 0
175 cm
32
202 lbs
20 - 14 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Very quick
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Sully's Bar & Grill
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Wesley Templar!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
The judges for this bout are Seu Braga, Daniel Cesar and Paulo Santos.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Templar tests Gatsby's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Templar steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Gatsby. That one must have hurt.
Templar moves out of range of the body kick.
Wesley Templar seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Templar misses with a hook. Gatsby ducked under it nicely.
Gatsby uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Templar.
Gatsby waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Templar.

Templar rushes Gatsby and presses him up against the cage.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Templar.
Templar misses with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby prevents a body shot from Templar.
Gatsby lands with a short head shot on the inside.
The referee is keeping an eye on Templar - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Templar lands a nice uppercut.
A nice right hand lands inside from Gatsby.

It looks like Wesley Templar has been cut.
Gatsby lands a nice shot to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Templar's elbow.
Gatsby changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Templar fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Gatsby closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

Gatsby darts in and clinches Templar up against the cage.
Gatsby cracks Templar with a nice body shot.
Gatsby cracks Templar with a nice body shot.
Templar is breathing heavily.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby drops down looking for an ankle pick but Templar pulls his leg out and moves away.
Templar waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gatsby.
Gatsby thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Templar if he has to take too many more of those.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Gatsby.

Gatsby gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Gatsby lands a nice shot to the body.
Gatsby scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Gatsby lands a nice shot to the body.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Templar avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Gatsby lands a nice shot to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gatsby lands with a short shot to the head.
Gatsby scores with a nice hook to the head.
Templar tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.

Gatsby has picked Templar up - he's going for a ride! Gatsby dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ground and pound from Gatsby.
Gatsby working over Templar with some ground and pound. Templar looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Gatsby working over Templar with some ground and pound. Templar looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Gatsby prevents Templar from improving his position.
Gatsby is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
Gatsby wants to control but Templar is keeping him busy.
Gatsby working Templar over with strikes.
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. Gatsby connects with a nice short shot to Templar's temple.
Gatsby scoring with strikes to the body and head.

Templar is rocked!
Templar is looking for a sweep. Gatsby is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Oh Templar is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Gatsby landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gatsby is sitting in half guard. He's postured up and lands a nice elbow. Oh, Templar is hurt! He's hurt bad - Gatsby fires away with more strikes and the referee jumps in to save Templar from any more punishment! Congratulations to Gatsby! Great finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby is the new light heavyweight champion!
Jay Gatsby took some time post fight to say the following; 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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Event: TWGC 14 (265lbs, D1): Montreal Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Dec 21, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Jay Gatsby and Greco Roman. Jay Gatsby is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.




175 cm
31 yrs
202 lbs



176 cm
41 yrs
210 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Jay Gatsby! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 12 wins and 7 losses; Greco Roman!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Alec Ball and William Peck.


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

Roman gets tackled into the cage by Gatsby. Gatsby maintains the clinch.
Roman stops a takedown attempt from Gatsby.

Gatsby is trying to trip Roman. He has hold of a leg but Roman is hopping around, keeping his balance for the moment. Gatsby persists though and gets the takedown into guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Gatsby (2) vs (0) Roman

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

Roman throws his legs up looking for a submission but Gatsby uses it to pass to side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Gatsby (5) vs (0) Roman
Roman manages to work his way to half guard, despite Gatsby's best efforts.
Roman is looking for a sweep. Gatsby is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Roman trying to control but Gatsby postures up.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Gatsby is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Roman sees it coming and defends easily.

Gatsby is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Roman is trying to control but can't.

Roman is defending against the submission attempts here by Gatsby.

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

Roman actively working from the bottom here.
Gatsby wants to pass the guard but Roman is defending well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Roman tries to get to full guard but Gatsby has control of the leg.

The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Roman is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Gatsby pulls his head out easily.
Roman is holding on to half guard well.
Roman wants to control but Gatsby is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Roman is looking for a sweep. Gatsby is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

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

Gatsby is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Roman sees it coming and defends easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Roman trying to control but Gatsby postures up.
The fighters are battling for position here. Roman manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Roman keeping full guard, as Gatsby tries to pass.
Roman looking to control.
Gatsby looking to pass the guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Roman looking for subs off his back but Gatsby has passed one foot through into half guard.
Roman wants to control but Gatsby is keeping busy.

Gatsby is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Roman moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Roman is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby tries to free his leg and advance position but Roman is retaining full guard.
Roman wants to sweep here but Gatsby controlling him for the moment.

Roman is looking for a triangle but Gatsby pushes his legs off easily.
Roman manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Gatsby manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (5) vs (2) Roman
Roman trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Gatsby wants to sweep but no luck.
Roman passes Gatsby's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Roman is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

That's six minutes gone in the round.

Roman is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Gatsby sees it coming and defends easily.
Gatsby works his way to full guard. Good work.
Roman trying to control but Gatsby is working from the bottom.
Gatsby is trying to control the position but Roman postures up.
Roman wants to control from the top but Gatsby keeps moving.
Roman pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Gatsby is keeping the position for now.
Roman passes Gatsby's right leg, so he's now in half guard.

Roman is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Roman is controlling the pace.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.

Roman is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Gatsby wants to control but Roman is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Roman passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Gatsby!
Score +3 for passing guard: Gatsby (5) vs (5) Roman
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Roman is working on an americana here. Ooh, that looks pretty nasty! Nope, Gatsby has managed to escape the submission attempt.

Roman working for a submission but Gatsby is keeping him at bay.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Roman trying to control but Gatsby is having none of it.
Gatsby sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Roman is looking to take a break and control but Gatsby is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Roman is trying to work for a kimura but Gatsby is defending well.
Roman looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Gatsby tries to get to full guard but Roman has control of the leg.

Roman seems to be looking for submissions.
Gatsby has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Roman is working away from the top position though.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby is looking for a sweep. Roman is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Roman is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.

Roman is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Gatsby is just riding it out for now. Roman eventually gives up the hold.
Gatsby is trying to maintain the position but Roman is very close to passing his half guard.
Gatsby is trying to get back to full guard.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Roman seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Gatsby does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

Roman is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Gatsby wants to get back to full guard.

Roman is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Gatsby defends it well.
Gatsby wants to control but Roman is keeping busy.
Roman looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Gatsby is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.

Roman is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Gatsby is just riding it out for now. Roman eventually gives up the hold.
Gatsby trying to control here.
Gatsby is not content to let Roman control the position.

Roman is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Gatsby trying to control here.
Roman content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Roman seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Gatsby does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Gatsby makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Gatsby.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Gatsby is on top in guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (7) vs (5) Roman
Roman keeping full guard, as Gatsby tries to pass.

Roman has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Gatsby can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Gatsby sitting in guard here, content to control.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Roman keeps moving.
Gatsby stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Roman swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Gatsby slips nicely into half guard.
Roman wants to improve his position but Gatsby is controlling well.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Roman is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Gatsby's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Gatsby's back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Gatsby (7) vs (9) Roman

Roman is looking to finish the fight by rear naked choke. Gatsby knows exactly what he's got planned though, so he's defending well. Maybe a few strikes would soften Gatsby for a finish.

Roman working for a choke but Gatsby reverses nicely into Roman 's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Gatsby (9) vs (9) Roman
Gatsby forces his way into half guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

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

And that's the end of the fight!
As we have tied on points, we go to a tie breaker and Roman gets a bonus point for attempting more subs.
Roman wins on points by 10 to 9.
In his post fight interview, Greco Roman started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
Jay Gatsby was interviewed post fight and said 'Damn, I had him. I don't think I'd have lost if... In fact, I'm sure I won this fight, hope you give me a rematch, old sport. Can't repeat the past? Why, of course you can... of course you can. '.

 

Event: T166 Hoshino vs Kornilov     
Date:   Oct 28, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Frank Damozzi and Jay Gatsby. Frank Damozzi has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

187 cm
30
213 lbs
22 - 15 - 5
175 cm
31
202 lbs
19 - 14 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Sully's Bar & Grill
Voodoo Nutrition

Hellbent
Sully's Bar & Grill



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 15 losses and 5 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Frank Damozzi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Colin Fotheringham and Phil Schofield.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby throws the left hand but Damozzi avoids the punch easily.
Gatsby tries to clinch up
and Damozzi counters with a stiff right hand.
Damozzi works the jab nicely.
Gatsby feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Damozzi's calf.
Gatsby misses with a body kick.
Damozzi throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gatsby sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A lazy left from Damozzi finds it's target.
Damozzi misses the jab.
Gatsby throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.

Gatsby rushes Damozzi and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Damozzi lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Gatsby lands a nice uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Damozzi avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Damozzi has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Damozzi avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Gatsby can't find room to land a body shot as Damozzi controls the action.
Gatsby wants a takedown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Damozzi fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Damozzi tries to work over Gatsby's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Damozzi tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gatsby digs a right hand underneath Damozzi's ribcage. Damozzi let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Damozzi has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
Damozzi misses with a punch to the body.
Damozzi blocks a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Damozzi blocks it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
Damozzi tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Damozzi back against the cage.
Gatsby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Damozzi taking a breather.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Damozzi blocks it.
Damozzi swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Damozzi prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a nice shot to the body.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Still in the clinch, Gatsby scores with a nice short uppercut.
Gatsby lands a nice shot to the body.
Gatsby lands a body shot in the clinch.
Damozzi is breathing heavily.
Gatsby tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

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

Damozzi is looking to stand back up. He's having to work hard to escape but eventually he manages it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gatsby throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Damozzi is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Damozzi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gatsby manages to avoid it.
Gatsby is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Damozzi throws a big shot that misses.
The fighters circling - Damozzi throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Damozzi bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Gatsby's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Gatsby clinches with his opponent.
Damozzi misses with some punches.
Damozzi working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Damozzi lands a right hand.
Damozzi lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A short right from Damozzi on the inside.
Damozzi prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Damozzi avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
Gatsby lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Damozzi gets through Gatsby's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Damozzi blocks it.
Gatsby has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Damozzi seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Gatsby can turn it around.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.
Damozzi is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Damozzi struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
A short uppercut from Gatsby.
Damozzi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Damozzi is trying to break the clinch but Gatsby is controlling him.
Damozzi tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
Gatsby wants a takedown.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Damozzi misses with a body punch.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Damozzi.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Damozzi.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Damozzi is struggling to control the position.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.
Damozzi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Gatsby lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Gatsby softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Gatsby tries for a takedown. No joy.
Frank Damozzi has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jay Gatsby.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Gatsby scores with a shot to the side of Damozzi's head.
Damozzi makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
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 Frank Damozzi will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Damozzi 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 Gatsby has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Gatsby and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.

Gatsby moves into the clinch.
Damozzi misses with the head strike.
Gatsby lands a nice shot to the body.
Damozzi prevents a body shot from Gatsby.
Damozzi tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Damozzi.
Damozzi misses with the head strike.
Damozzi scores with a shot to the side of Gatsby's head.
Damozzi throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Damozzi swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Damozzi.
Damozzi tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Gatsby's elbow.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby lands a hook that snaps the head of Damozzi backwards.
Gatsby lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Damozzi backwards.
Gatsby wants a takedown.
Gatsby pushes Damozzi back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Gatsby lands a body punch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Damozzi.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby lands a body punch in the clinch.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Gatsby tries to throw a body punch but Damozzi avoids it by throwing Gatsby back against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
A short left from Gatsby.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
A right hook to the body lands for Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a body punch in the clinch.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Damozzi blocks it.
Damozzi has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
Gatsby drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Damozzi gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Damozzi blocks it.
Damozzi tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Gatsby.

Damozzi is fighting off a takedown attempt but Gatsby is just too persistent for him and manages to trip Damozzi to the mat. Damozzi regains guard as soon as the fighters hit the mat.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gatsby wants to control from the top but Damozzi keeps moving.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Gatsby throws an elbow that misses. Damozzi uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Gatsby's guard. Nice move by Damozzi!

Gatsby pulls Damozzi in close to his closed guard and prevents Damozzi from doing any damage or advancing position.
Let's hope that Gatsby 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.
Gatsby is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby has his hands on Damozzi's head, controlling the position.
Damozzi trying to control the position from guard on top but Gatsby is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Gatsby has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Damozzi stopping the sweep attempt from Gatsby.
Gatsby controls Damozzi momentarily but Damozzi frees himself.

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.
Damozzi won't allow Gatsby to sweep him here.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Jay Gatsby seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A head kick misses from Gatsby.
Gatsby looks to land a body kick but Damozzi moved away.
An attempted straight right counter from Damozzi misses the target.
Damozzi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Sloppy strikes from Damozzi. Those never looked like landing.
Damozzi misses with a few strikes there.
A big left from Damozzi misses.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch but Damozzi swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Damozzi is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Frank Damozzi is winning the standup battle so far.
Damozzi misses with a straight right.

Gatsby shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Damozzi is trying to defend but Gatsby finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Gatsby seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jay Gatsby 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. This is the final round!


Damozzi misses with a series of wild punches.
Damozzi moves out of range as Gatsby throws a body kick.
Damozzi avoids the head kick by Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with a looping left.
Damozzi misses with an uppercut. Gatsby saw that one coming.
Gatsby misses with a low kick.
Damozzi swings for the body but Gatsby moves out of range.
Gatsby lands with a kick to the ribs.
Damozzi blocks a head kick by Gatsby.
Gatsby throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
letting Damozzi counter with a right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Gatsby takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Gatsby fails with an attempt to clinch.
Gatsby fails in his attempt to clinch.

Gatsby takes the fight into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Damozzi tries to work over Gatsby's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Damozzi.
Gatsby swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
Damozzi misses with a body punch.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Damozzi.
Damozzi tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Damozzi back against the cage.
A right hand to the body from Gatsby.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Damozzi tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Damozzi back against the cage.
Gatsby is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Damozzi pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Damozzi misses with a body punch.
Damozzi lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Damozzi.
Gatsby tries to work over Damozzi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Damozzi swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Damozzi blocks it.
Damozzi can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Gatsby tries a body shot but Damozzi blocks it.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Damozzi controls his hands.
Gatsby tries to work over Damozzi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Damozzi controls his hands.
A shot in the inside from Gatsby.
Gatsby scores with an uppercut up the middle.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Gatsby lands a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Damozzi tries to push off, looking to stand up, but Gatsby manages to move to mount!
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Damozzi tries to hold on but Gatsby pushes him away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby landing strikes from the mount and Damozzi is in trouble!
Gatsby lands a nice shot to the head.
Gatsby lands a couple of good shots and Damozzi has given up his back, trying to escape the position!
Gatsby scores with some strikes to the side of the head there. Good, points scoring shots.
Gatsby gets his hands free as Damozzi looks to control.
Gatsby is landing with strikes from the back.
Gatsby connects with a series of strikes and the referee is calling for Damozzi to escape the position.

Damozzi is rocked!
Damozzi looking very determined here, making life difficult for Gatsby.
Oh Damozzi is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Gatsby lands a massive shot to the side of Damozzi 's head and he's out cold! Gatsby jumps to his feet and milks the crowd!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Jay Gatsby!
Jay Gatsby took to the mic in his post fight interview and said 'My life, old sport, my life... my life has got to be like this... It's got to keep going on.'.
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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FIGHT
RATING
74%

 

Event: T160 Hoshino vs McKane     
Date:   Sep 16, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sacco Vanzetti and Jay Gatsby. Chooooooooon! I think Vanzetti might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Against All Authority - Sacco & Vanzetti. Sacco Vanzetti has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

190 cm
30
213 lbs
19 - 16 - 1
175 cm
30
202 lbs
19 - 13 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Sully's Bar & Grill
KAISER

Sully's Bar & Grill
Hellbent



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Sacco Vanzetti!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, James Glass and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby dodges the punch combination from Vanzetti.
Gatsby fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Vanzetti avoids it really well and circles away.
Vanzetti thows a left - swing and a miss!

Gatsby gets a clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Vanzetti.
Gatsby tries to score a body lock takedown but Vanzetti shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Vanzetti can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Gatsby makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gatsby digs a right hand underneath Vanzetti's ribcage. Vanzetti let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Vanzetti.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Vanzetti.
Vanzetti tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Nice body punch from Vanzetti.
Vanzetti blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Vanzetti tries a knee to the head but Gatsby blocks it.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Vanzetti misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Vanzetti lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Vanzetti.
Gatsby drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Vanzetti gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Sacco Vanzetti has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jay Gatsby.
Gatsby scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Vanzetti presses Gatsby against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Vanzetti with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Gatsby has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Vanzetti seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Gatsby can turn it around.
Gatsby lands a left hand that snaps the head of Vanzetti backwards.
Vanzetti with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Vanzetti looking to stall.
Vanzetti misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Gatsby.
Vanzetti swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby lands a nice uppercut.
Vanzetti tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Vanzetti back against the cage.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
Vanzetti throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby blocking some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vanzetti's elbow.
Vanzetti working some nice short punches in the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Vanzetti throws a knee to the head but misses.
Nice elbow from Vanzetti.
Vanzetti tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Vanzetti creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Vanzetti connects with a knee to the head.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Vanzetti throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Vanzetti misses with a hook from the clinch.
Vanzetti blocking some punches.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Vanzetti uses good head movement to avoid it.
Vanzetti swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Gatsby makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gatsby throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Vanzettis head.

It looks like Sacco Vanzetti has been cut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby lands with a left to the head.
Gatsby softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Vanzetti tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Vanzetti tries a knee to the head but Gatsby blocks it.
Vanzetti working aggressively here.
A short left from Vanzetti.
Vanzetti throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Gatsby blocks it with crossed arms.
Vanzetti scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Vanzetti doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Gatsby creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Gatsby is trying to drag Vanzetti to the mat but Vanzetti just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.

Gatsby gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Gatsby thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ground and pound from Gatsby.
Vanzetti keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Gatsby is stalling here. Vanzetti is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Gatsby seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Vanzetti has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
Gatsby has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Gatsby tries to buck Vanzetti off but Vanzetti is having none of it.

Vanzetti decides to stand back up. Vanzetti steps back and let's Gatsby get back to his feet.
Vanzetti throws a low kick, looking for Gatsby's leg but Gatsby calmly moves out of range.
Gatsby tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Vanzetti manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Gatsby ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Vanzetti throws a right and a left that Gatsby avoids nicely.
Gatsby is looking to clinch.
Gatsby lands with a kick to the temple. Vanzetti shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Gatsby is looking to clinch but Vanzetti is avoiding it.

Gatsby pushes Vanzetti up against the cage in a clinch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Gatsby.
Vanzetti is pushing Gatsby up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Gatsby lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
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 Sacco Vanzetti will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sacco Vanzetti's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!



Gatsby takes the fight into the clinch.
Vanzetti swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Vanzetti has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
Vanzetti tries a body shot but Gatsby blocks it.
Vanzetti throws a head punch that misses.
Vanzetti lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.
A nice left hand lands by Gatsby.
Gatsby has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Vanzetti after a bit of a struggle.
Gatsby wants a takedown but no success here.
A left hand lands to the body for Gatsby.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vanzetti's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

Gatsby has hold of one of Vanzetti's legs. Vanzetti is fighting the takedown attempt but Gatsby gets the trip and lands the takedown into guard.

Vanzetti wriggles free and stands up.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Vanzetti throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Gatsby.
Gatsby is looking to clinch.
Gatsby fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Vanzetti has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Vanzetti but Vanzetti pushes him off and we're back to square one.
As Gatsby looks to move away, Vanzetti throws a big counter combo but Gatsby just gets out of the way.
Sacco Vanzetti has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jay Gatsby.
A left and a right from Vanzetti both land. Nice combination.

Gatsby gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Vanzetti misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gatsby scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Vanzetti pushes off an throws an elbow but Gatsby leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Gatsby lands a nice uppercut.
Vanzetti misses with a hook to the ribs.
Vanzetti tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Gatsby avoids it.
Vanzetti lands with a left to the head.
Gatsby tries for a takedown. No joy.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gatsby.
Vanzetti lands with a right to the head.
Gatsby is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Vanzetti gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gatsby blocking some punches.
Vanzetti goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby misses with a body punch.
Vanzetti lands a left hand.
Gatsby doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Vanzetti with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Vanzetti pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Vanzetti lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Gatsby swings wildly with an uppercut but Vanzetti uses good head movement to avoid it.
Gatsby dodges an elbow strike from Vanzetti.
Vanzetti fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby throws a punch but it's blocked by Vanzetti.
Gatsby lands a right hand that snaps the head of Vanzetti backwards.
Gatsby is looking to take this one to the mat.
Gatsby works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.
A head punch on the inside from Vanzetti fails to land.
Gatsby working aggressively here.
Gatsby tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch on the inside from Vanzetti fails to land.
A nice left hand lands by Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a nice uppercut.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Vanzetti with a knee to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Vanzetti fails to land.
A short body shot lands from Gatsby as the two fighters clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Vanzetti.
Vanzetti misses with some punches.
Gatsby tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vanzetti's elbow.
Gatsby managing to block the knees to the body from Vanzetti.
Vanzetti throws a punch but it's blocked by Gatsby.
Gatsby scores with a nice hook to the head.
Vanzetti's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Gatsby struggles to land a body shot inside as Vanzetti controls his hands.
Vanzetti has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
Vanzetti working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Jay Gatsby seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Gatsby lands with a short shot to the head.
Vanzetti with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
Gatsby lands with a right to the head.

Vanzetti is rocked!
Gatsby goes for a takedown in the clinch but Vanzetti prevents it.
Oh Vanzetti is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.
Vanzetti seems to have got his legs back now.
Gatsby has a couple of punches blocked by Vanzetti.
Gatsby tries to score a body lock takedown but Vanzetti shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby works on Vanzetti's body with a couple of short punches.
Vanzetti tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A left hand lands to the body for Gatsby.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gatsby has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Vanzetti after a bit of a struggle.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby blocks a body shot from Vanzetti.
Vanzetti trying to control the position but instead, Gatsby has worked for underhooks and has pushed Vanzetti into the cage.
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 Sacco Vanzetti will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Sacco Vanzetti's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Vanzetti stuffs the takedown attempt from Gatsby. Gatsby gets slowly back to his feet.
Gatsby wants to clinch up but Vanzetti keeps it at a distance.

Gatsby closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Vanzetti is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
A right hook to the body lands for Gatsby.
Gatsby lands a hook that snaps the head of Vanzetti backwards.
Gatsby lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Vanzetti is defending well against a takedown attempt.

Gatsby has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Vanzetti clear over his head and slammed him to the mat!
Vanzetti wants to get back to his feet.
Gatsby throwing sloppy strikes.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
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!
Gatsby has his opponent trapped and is landing shots. Not a good position for Vanzetti.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Vanzetti is trying to get back to his feet but Gatsby has full control of the position and if anything, Vanzetti has just worked his way into a worse spot.
Gatsby misses with an elbow to the head.
Vanzetti is trying to get back to his feet but Gatsby has full control of the position and if anything, Vanzetti has just worked his way into a worse spot.
Gatsby scores with punches and elbows.

Vanzetti is trying escape back to his feet. He turns into his opponent's guard and eventually finds his way back to his feet.
Vanzetti blocks a head kick by Gatsby.

Vanzetti tries to keep at a distance but Gatsby has taken the fight into the clinch.
Vanzetti lands a left hand that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
A short left from Gatsby.
A left hand lands to the body for Vanzetti.
Gatsby takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Still in the clinch, Vanzetti scores with a nice short uppercut.
Gatsby is looking to take this one to the mat.
Jay Gatsby has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Sacco Vanzetti has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jay Gatsby.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Vanzetti lands a hook that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gatsby misses with a punch on the inside.
Vanzetti struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Vanzetti.
With the fighters up against the cage, Vanzetti throws an elbow but misses.
Gatsby misses with the head strike.
Vanzetti misses with a punch on the inside.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Gatsby managing to block the knees to the body from Vanzetti.
Gatsby misses with some punches.
Vanzetti can't find room to land a body shot as Gatsby controls the action.
Gatsby drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Vanzetti gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short body shot lands from Gatsby as the two fighters clinch.
Vanzetti lands with a short shot to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Vanzetti fails to land.
Sacco Vanzetti is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Gatsby works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A short left from Gatsby.
Gatsby is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Gatsby lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Vanzetti.
Nice body punch from Gatsby - that landed with a thud.
A short left from Gatsby.
Gatsby digs a right hand into Vanzetti's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Vanzetti's gas tank.
Gatsby is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Vanzetti tries a knee to the head but Gatsby blocks it.
Gatsby lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.

Gatsby is trying to trip Vanzetti. He has hold of a leg but Vanzetti is hopping around, keeping his balance for the moment. Gatsby persists though and gets the takedown into guard.
Gatsby with a flurry of punches that miss.
Gatsby is looking to work some ground and pound but Vanzetti has wrist control.
Gatsby distracts Vanzetti with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby throwing strikes but missing.
Gatsby pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Vanzetti is keeping the position for now.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gatsby is looking to work some ground and pound but Vanzetti has wrist control.

Vanzetti pushes Gatsby off and scrambles back to his feet.
Gatsby throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Gatsby throws a jab but it's blocked by Vanzetti.
Gatsby swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Gatsby with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Vanzetti to score with a decent uppercut.

Gatsby has Vanzetti up against the cage in a clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jay Gatsby comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Vanzetti 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 James Glass scores the fight 29:28
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Sacco Vanzetti!

Our winner, Sacco Vanzetti, 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.
In defeat, Jay Gatsby stepped up to the mic, saying 'Damn, I had him. I don't think I'd have lost if... In fact, I'm sure I won this fight, hope you give me a rematch, old sport. Can't repeat the past? Why, of course you can... of course you can. '.
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Event: T156 London     
Date:   Aug 19, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Ricky Blazer and Jay Gatsby. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!

194 cm
28
206 lbs
18 - 12 - 0
175 cm
30
202 lbs
18 - 13 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Sully's Bar & Grill
Hellbent



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ricky Blazer!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Jay Gatsby!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Richard Clark and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gatsby is looking to clinch but Blazer is avoiding it.
Gatsby scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Blazer shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

It looks like Ricky Blazer has been cut.
Gatsby wants to clinch.
Blazer has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Gatsby.
Blazer misses with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby avoids the body shot from Blazer.
Gatsby gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
A head kick by Gatsby misses
and Blazer counters with a series of strikes. Gatsby will be more careful next time no doubt.
Blazer has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Samran Muay Thai in the buildup to the fight.
Gatsby fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

Blazer gets tackled into the cage by Gatsby. Gatsby maintains the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby lands a hook to the side of the head.
Blazer misses with some punches.
Gatsby lands a body shot.

Gatsby works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.
Gatsby loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Gatsby pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Blazer is keeping the position for now.
Gatsby missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Gatsby trying to control but Blazer is working from the bottom.
Gatsby is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Gatsby accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Gatsby is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Gatsby working his ground and pound in the gym.
Gatsby trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Gatsby scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Gatsby throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Blazer works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Gatsby is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Blazer will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Blazer is trying to control the position but Gatsby postures up.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Gatsby looks to clinch
and Blazer counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Ricky Blazer is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gatsby takes a swing at Blazer's ribcage but misses.
Blazer digs a good hook to Gatsby's body.
Gatsby closes the distance but Blazer moves to the side
and Gatsby takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

Blazer tries to keep at a distance but Gatsby has taken the fight into the clinch.
Blazer working aggressively here.
Gatsby misses with a hook to the ribs.
Blazer misses with a hook from the clinch.
Blazer throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Gatsbys head.
Blazer blocking some punches.
Blazer lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Gatsby backwards.
Blazer working aggressively here.
Gatsby misses with a short punch on the inside.
Blazer lands a body punch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Blazer.
Blazer blocking some punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Blazer misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Blazer tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Gatsby misses with a hook from the clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gatsby scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Blazer has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.
A short left from Blazer.
Gatsby lands an uppercut.
A short right from Gatsby on the inside.
Blazer working aggressively here.
Blazer struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
Gatsby works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Blazer struggles to land a body shot inside as Gatsby controls his hands.
Gatsby lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Gatsby is working for takedown but Blazer is calmly controlling the position for now.
Blazer misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Blazer misses with a body punch.
Blazer has a couple of punches blocked by Gatsby.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Jay Gatsby will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Ricky Blazer'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.


Gatsby displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Blazer throws out the jab.
Gatsby tries to work over Blazer's front leg with a kick but Blazer checks it.
Gatsby throws a wild body kick that Blazer sees coming a mile off.
Blazer scores with a crisp jab that stopped Gatsby in his tracks.
Gatsby moves in looking to clinch but Blazer pushes him off.
Ricky Blazer is winning the standup battle so far.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch but Blazer swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Gatsby tries to close the distance and clinch up but Blazer swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Blazer was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Blazer fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Blazer just misses with a punch to the body.
Gatsby feints and then cracks Blazer's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Blazer down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gatsby tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Blazer counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Gatsby throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Blazer sees it coming and avoids it easily.
It looked like Blazer wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gatsby swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gatsby darts in trying to clinch
and Blazer counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gatsby uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Blazer.

Gatsby clinches with his opponent.
Blazer misses with a hook from the clinch.
Blazer blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Blazer holding his opponent close, against the cage.
A short right from Gatsby.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.
Gatsby makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Gatsby blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Blazer swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
A shot in the inside from Gatsby.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Blazer throws a head punch that misses.
A nice right hand lands inside from Gatsby.
Blazer swings wildly with an uppercut but Gatsby uses good head movement to avoid it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gatsby blocks an uppercut.
Blazer misses with the head strike.
Gatsby is working for takedown but Blazer is calmly controlling the position for now.
Blazer fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Gatsby lands a body punch in the clinch.
Blazer takes a shot to the head.
Blazer misses with some punches.
Blazer lands with a left to the head.
Gatsby is working for takedown but Blazer is calmly controlling the position for now.
Blazer tries to throw a body punch but Gatsby avoids it by throwing Blazer back against the cage.
Good body shot from Gatsby.
Blazer is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Gatsby.
Gatsby la