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Event: CEC 606     
Date:   Aug 08, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Desmond Glass (ranked 305 p4p, 46 weight class) and Pops Maellard (ranked 547 p4p, 79 weight class). Glass's entrance music is Across 110th Street by Bobby Womack. A fine choice. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

191 cm
28
185 lbs
18 - 8 - 1
183 cm
38
178 lbs
25 - 15 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Sully's Bar & Grill

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Desmond Glass!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Glass scores with a nice head shot.
Glass avoids the body shot from Maellard.
Glass has been working on his boxing with his coaches at ~T~ Troid - Gym in the buildup to the fight.
Maellard scores with a head kick.

It looks like Desmond Glass has been cut.
Glass slips a jab and a cross from Maellard.
Glass lands with a straight right. Maellard didn't see that one coming.
Glass lands with a shot to the body.
Glass misses with a hook. Maellard ducked under it nicely.
Maellard misses with a few strikes there.
Desmond Glass seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Glass lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
A bone on bone clash there as Glass blocks the leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Glass blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Maellard 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.
Glass cracks a nice hook into Maellard's ribs.
Maellard takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Maellard motions for Glass to come forward. Maellard throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Glass throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Maellard misses with a hook. Glass ducked under it nicely.
Glass takes a swing at Maellard's ribcage but misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard misses with an uppercut.
We've been informed that Maellard 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.
Maellard moves out of range of the strikes.
Glass throws a leg kick
enabling Maellard to counter with a crisp jab.
Glass stuns Maellard with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Maellard's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Glass connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Maellard scrambles back to his feet.
Maellard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Maellard rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Glass moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Maellard throws a body punch but Glass moves out of range.
Glass misses with a shot to the body
and Maellard counters with a slapping leg kick.
Maellard has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Glass.
Glass scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Glass swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Maellard.
Nice body punch from Maellard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Maellard throws a left and a right that both miss
and Glass counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Glass throws a lazy uppercut
and Maellard makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
A punch combination from Maellard misses.
Glass lands a head shot.
Glass is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Glass staying out of range there.
Glass misses the jab.
Maellard uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Glass.
Glass staying out of range there.
A low kick from Glass is predictable there

and Maellard counters by moving into the clinch.
Maellard tries to work over Glass's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Glass scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Maellard avoiding damage as Glass throws knees to the body.
Maellard swings wildly with an uppercut but Glass uses good head movement to avoid it.
Glass prevents a body shot from Maellard.
Maellard prevents a body shot from Glass.
Glass is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Glass prevents a body shot from Maellard.

Glass manages to break the clinch.
Maellard throws a head kick but Glass moves out of range.
Glass scores with a three punch combo!
Glass looks to throw the jab but Maellard is out of range.
Glass avoids the body shot from Maellard.
Glass lands a jab to Maellard's midsection.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard throws out a leg kick but Glass moves out of range and Maellard only half commits.
Maellard throws out a loose jab but Glass uses good head movement to avoid it.
Glass cracks a nice hook into Maellard's ribs.
Jab, jab by Glass - just one landing.
Glass 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.
Glass throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Glass lands a jab to the nose.
Maellard throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Glass throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Nice defenses there by Maellard.
Glass misses with a hook. Maellard ducked under it nicely.
Maellard just misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard fails with an attempt to clinch.
A telegraphed right hand from Glass misses the target.
Glass dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Glass fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Maellard manages to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Glass throws a hook to the side of Maellard's head but Maellard sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Maellard wants to counter the offense by Glass and move into the clinch position.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Maellard tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Glass lands a jab to the nose.
Glass lands with a thumping leg kick.
Maellard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Maellard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Glass comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Glass throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Maellard misses with a wild body shot.
Glass throws a looping overhand right but Maellard ducks down to avoid it.
Maellard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Glass moves away.
Glass misses with a body shot.
Maellard checks a leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Glass scores with a jab to the jaw.
A nice inside leg kick there by Glass. That's going to slow Maellard down.
Glass throws a body shot but no joy.
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Glass keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Glass scores with a body shot.
Glass throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Maellard looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Glass throws a jab but it's blocked by Maellard.
Glass throws a shot from downtown. Maellard moves away and avoids it.
Glass connects with the punch.
Glass cracks Maellard with a good jab.
Glass throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Maellard tries to counter with a clinch but Glass shakes him off and moves away.
Maellard uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Glass.
Maellard has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Glass.
Maellard is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Glass rather than just go for the knockout.
Glass fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Maellard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A jab from Glass misses.
Maellard has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Maellard there as he acknowledges the shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Maellard has managed to clinch.

Glass breaks the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Glass throws a good cross that connects.
Glass tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Glass cracks Maellard with a good jab.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.
Glass swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A combination from Maellard does no damage.

Maellard closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Maellard lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Glass avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.
Glass blocks a body shot from Maellard.
Glass tries to throw a body punch but Maellard avoids it by throwing Glass back against the cage.
A short right from Glass.
Glass lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Glass blocks a body shot from Maellard.
Maellard swings wildly with an uppercut but Glass uses good head movement to avoid it.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Maellard in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Glass throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Maellards head.
Maellard misses with some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Glass lands with a light punch inside.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Maellard taking a breather.
Maellard is leaning against Glass and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Maellard misses with a body punch.
Pops Maellard seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Glass misses with some punches.
Maellard pushes Glass back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

Glass's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
A left and a right from Glass both land. Nice combination.
Pops Maellard is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Maellard throws a sloppy head kick and Glass moves out of range easily.
Maellard walks into a left hand.
A big right from Glass misses.
Maellard is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Desmond Glass is winning the standup battle so far.
Glass blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Glass throwing a counter right hand but Maellard manages to avoid it.
Maellard fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Maellard has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Maellard misses with a looping right.
Maellard keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Maellard steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Glass.
Maellard cracks Glass with an open hand slap.
Glass throws a low kick but Maellard moves out of range easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Glass lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Glass uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Glass avoids the head kick by Maellard.
Maellard fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Maellard slips a jab from Glass.
Glass lands with a straight right. Maellard didn't see that one coming.
Glass throws a lazy uppercut

and Maellard counters by moving into the clinch.
Maellard tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Maellard throws a punch but it's blocked by Glass.
Maellard misses with a hook from the clinch.

Glass escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Maellard on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Glass is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Maellard can do to turn this around?
Glass lands a jab to the nose.
Glass lands a leg kick that knocks Maellard off balance momentarily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Maellard throws out a leg kick but Glass moves out of range and Maellard only half commits.
Maellard on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Glass. Glass obviously looking to wear him down.
A cross from Maellard lands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Glass. Glass obviously looking to wear him down.
A solid leg kick lands there for Maellard.
Maellard looks for the body kick but Glass saw that one coming.
Maellard scores with a jab.
Maellard lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Glass circles away quickly and effectively.
Glass appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Maellard. Glass does a little dance to reset his feet.
Maellard staying out of range there.
Glass backing away here, and Maellard unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Glass connects with a good right hand that stumbles Maellard. Maellard circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Glass fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Maellard looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Maellard throws a hook to the side of Glass's head but Glass sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Glass scores with a shot to the body.
Glass bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Glass fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Maellard manages to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Maellard doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Glass throws a hook but Maellard avoids it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Glass. Maellard does a little dance to reset his feet.
Maellard on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Maellard keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Maellard tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Glass was well out of range. Poor timing from Maellard.
Maellard takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Glass cracks the inside of Maellard's front leg.
Maellard tries to clinch but Glass is having none of it.
A shot to the liver by Glass. Beautiful body shot.
Maellard walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Glass checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
An attempted straight right counter from Glass misses the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Maellard dodges the punch combination from Glass.
Maellard uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Glass.
Glass throws a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A bone on bone clash there as Glass blocks the leg kick.
Glass scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Glass moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Glass lands with a shot to the body.
Glass throws a nice outside leg kick.
Maellard walks into a stiff left hand from Glass.
Glass 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.
Maellard slips a straight right by Glass.

Maellard moves into the clinch successfully.
Glass misses with a shot to the kidneys.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Maellard.
Glass lands a left hand that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.
Glass tries a body shot but Maellard blocks it.
Maellard blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Glass struggles to land a body shot inside as Maellard controls his hands.
Glass misses with a punch to the body.

Glass escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Glass sizes up Maellard with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Pops Maellard has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Glass ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Glass throws a body shot but no joy.
The crowd cheers as Maellard lands an impressive looking overhand right. Glass doesn't seem phased though.
Glass throws a hook but Maellard blocks it.
Maellard needs to keep his hands up - Glass had a free shot at his head there.
Glass throws a hook to the side of Maellard's head but Maellard sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Glass throws a lazy right hand but Maellard sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Glass ducks under a wild hook from Maellard.
Maellard is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Glass.
Maellard blocks a jab.
Maellard avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Maellard misses with a head kick.
Glass keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A shot to the body from Glass misses
and Glass takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Maellard takes a jab right on the kisser.
Maellard lands a right hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Glass scores with a nice head shot.
Glass ducks under a wild hook from Maellard.
Glass scores with a jab to the jaw.
Glass fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Maellard.
Glass lands a head shot.
Glass throws out a loose jab but Maellard uses good head movement to avoid it.
Maellard throws a series of punches but Glass avoids them all with ease.
Glass scores with a decent looking hook.
Glass takes a swing at Maellard's ribcage but misses.
Maellard throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Glass connects with a looping right hand.
Glass misses with a hook
and Maellard counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A punch lands to the side of Maellard 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Glass fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Maellard looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Maellard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Maellard takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Glass looks to score with a jab to the body but Maellard is just out of range.
Maellard looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Glass throws a nice outside leg kick.
Glass lands a right hook to the body.
Maellard takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Glass lands a right hook to the body.
Maellard uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Glass.
Glass just misses with a punch to the body.
A shot to the body from Glass misses
and Maellard cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Maellard throws a wild body kick that Glass sees coming a mile off.
Glass scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Maellard. Glass does a little dance to reset his feet.
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Glass misses with a looping right.
Maellard tries to move into range but Glass moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Maellard takes one on the chin but seems OK.

And that's the end of the fight!
Desmond Glass showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Glass, 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 30:27
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 30:27
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Desmond Glass!

Desmond Glass thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: CEC 602     
Date:   Jul 18, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Jason Rage (ranked 233 p4p, 36 weight class) and Pops Maellard (ranked 337 p4p, 50 weight class). Rage comes into the arena with For Heavy Metal we will die! blaring out of the sound system. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

178 cm
35
174 lbs
24 - 9 - 0
183 cm
38
178 lbs
25 - 14 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jason Rage!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard misses the shot to the body.
Maellard dips to his left and cracks Rage with an uppercut!
Jason Rage seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Rage loads up on a big right hand but Maellard slips the punch.
Maellard throws out a leg kick but Rage moves out of range and Maellard only half commits.
Rage misses the shot to the body.
Rage drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Maellard tries to clinch up.
Rage lands a body shot.
Maellard steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Rage.
Maellard checks a leg kick.
As Rage backs off Maellard throws a huge counter combo but Rage manages to avoid it all.
Rage misses with a double jab.
Decent striking displayed by Rage there.
Rage throws a push kick but Maellard slaps the foot to one side.
Maellard throws a head kick but Rage moves out of range.
Rage blocks a jab.
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Rage throws a body punch but Maellard moves out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maellard throws a body punch but Rage moves out of range.
Maellard takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard lands a slapping body shot.
Rage misses with a straight left.
Maellard throws an overhand right that lands on Rage's shoulder, as Rage tries to avoid the shot.
Maellard ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Rage throws a looping overhand right but Maellard ducks down to avoid it.
Maellard looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Maellard punishes Rage's body with a nice straight punch.
Maellard tried to score with a low kick but Rage checks it.
Rage throws the kick towards the body but Maellard avoids it.
Rage throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Maellard checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Maellard bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Maellard steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Rage.
A lazy left from Rage finds it's target.
Rage lands with a straight right. Maellard didn't see that one coming.
Rage misses with an attempted mid kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Maellard. Rage does a little dance to reset his feet.
Maellard throws out a leg kick but Rage moves out of range and Maellard only half commits.
Maellard is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Rage rather than just go for the knockout.
Maellard throws a wild body kick that Rage sees coming a mile off.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rage changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Maellard throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Rage.
The fighters circling - Rage throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Rage throws a hook to the side of Maellard's head but Maellard sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Maellard looks to clinch
and Rage connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Rage pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Rage throws a hook but Maellard avoids it easily.
Maellard throws a chopping leg kick but Rage manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Maellard tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Rage scores with a punch to the head.
Rage waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Maellard.
Rage scores with the left hand. Maellard knows he should have avoided that one.
Rage cracks Maellard with an open hand slap.
Maellard fails with an attempt to clinch.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Maellard misses with a head kick.
Maellard misses with a low kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rage with a hook.
Maellard 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.
Maellard throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Rage.
Rage looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Maellard is fending him off so far but Rage persists. Nope, Maellard circles away and we're back to standing.
Rage just misses with a punch to the body.
Rage is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Rage steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Maellard.
Rage misses with an uppercut. Maellard saw that one coming.
Rage slips under a jab.

Maellard moves into range and clinches up with Rage.
Rage misses with a punch on the inside.
Maellard stops a takedown attempt from Rage.
Maellard lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Rage.
Maellard will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Rage up against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Rage fails to land.
Rage misses with a hook from the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Rage.
Maellard lands a right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rage lands a nice uppercut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!

Rage pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
The fighters circling - Rage throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Maellard slips a straight right by Rage.
Rage moves away from the strike by Maellard.
Rage works the jab nicely.
Maellard scores with a jab to the head.
Rage swings widly with a right hand
and Maellard counters with an outside leg kick.
Rage throws the left hand but Maellard avoids the punch easily.
Rage throws an overhand right that lands on Maellard's shoulder, as Maellard tries to avoid the shot.
Maellard takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Maellard throws a sloppy head kick and Rage moves out of range easily.
Maellard fails with an attempt to clinch.
Rage scores with a crisp jab that stopped Maellard in his tracks.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A left and a right from Rage both land. Nice combination.
A bone on bone clash there as Maellard blocks the leg kick.
Maellard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rage.
Rage changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Rage uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Maellard.
Rage changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Maellard tries to avoid it but Rage manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Maellard to the ground. Maellard escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Rage scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Rage looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Maellard misses with the combination.

Rage fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Maellard sprawls well initially but Rage persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Rage throwing shots but Maellard is blocking nicely.
Rage working some ground and pound from close in. He's looking to maintain this position and strike for a while by the looks of things... although he'll probably advance to full mount in a minute now I've said that.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Rage lands a nice short elbow.
Maellard trying to control here.
Rage landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Rage lands a nice short elbow.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Rage not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Rage working the head and body with strikes.
Rage throws a strike but Maellard avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Rage is in close to Maellard's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Rage throwing strikes from guard but Maellard blocks nicely.
Rage postures up and lands a big shot to Maellard's brow.
Rage postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Maellard seems keen to control Rage's posture.
Rage works over Maellard with some ground and pound from guard.
Rage landing with the ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rage throws a strike but Maellard rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Rage wants to sweep here but Maellard controlling him for the moment.
Maellard trying to control but Rage is working from the bottom.
Maellard looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Maellard wants to control from the top but Rage keeps moving.
Rage is trying to keep Maellard in close.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rage 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.
Maellard looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Rage not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Maellard throws a big right hand that misses.
Rage wants to sweep but no luck.
Maellard trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Maellard trying to control the position from guard on top but Rage is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Rage scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Maellard misses with an uppercut
and Rage counters with an inside leg kick.
Maellard takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Rage misses with a hook.
Maellard throws a low kick but Rage avoids it.
Rage throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Rage misses with a straight right.
Maellard lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Rage at a distance.
Rage walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Rage stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Maellard.
Rage connects with a good right hand that stumbles Maellard. Maellard circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.
Rage misses with a straight left.
Maellard moves out of range of the body kick from Rage.
Maellard uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Rage.
A chopping leg kick lands by Rage.
Maellard throws a body shot but no joy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Maellard has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Rage finds it's way round the side to connect with Maellard's head.
Rage is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Maellard can do to turn this around?
Maellard throws a nice looking combination but Rage bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Maellard checks a leg kick.
Maellard takes a jab right on the kisser.
Nice defenses there by Maellard.
Rage walks into a stiff left hand from Maellard.
Rage misses with a hook. Maellard ducked under it nicely.
Rage scores with a kick to the midsection.
Rage cracks Maellard with an open hand slap.
Rage misses with a low kick.
Rage throws a low kick but Maellard avoids it.
Pops Maellard is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rage looks to score with a jab to the body but Maellard is just out of range.
Maellard is looking to clinch.
Maellard tries to bum rush Rage with a series of wild strikes but Rage uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Rage keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
No joy there for Rage, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Maellard tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Rage manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Rage can pounce on him.
Maellard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Rage.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.
Rage misses with a straight left.
Maellard tries to clinch there but Rage circles away.
No joy there for Maellard, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Maellard throws a head kick but Rage moves out of range.
An inside leg kick lands from Maellard.
Maellard lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Nice jab there from Rage.
Rage connects with a looping right hand.
The fighters circling - Maellard throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Nice defenses there by Rage.
A swing and a miss from Maellard.
Maellard throws a hook but Rage blocks it.
Rage misses with a wild body shot.
It seemed like Maellard was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Pops Maellard has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A slapping leg kick lands for Rage.

Maellard drives through and clinches with Rage against the cage.
Rage goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Rage throws a punch but it's blocked by Maellard.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rage.
Rage fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Rage fails to land.
A nice right hand lands inside from Maellard.
Maellard lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Rage backwards.
Maellard tries to work over Rage's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Rage is looking for a takedown.
Maellard has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Maellard throws a punch but it's blocked by Rage.
Maellard lands with a short shot to the head.
Rage scores with a shoulder strike.
A body shot lands from Maellard.
Maellard working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Rage controls his hands.
Maellard throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rage prevents a body shot from Maellard.
Rage makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short body shot lands from Maellard as the two fighters clinch.
Maellard tries to work over Rage's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Rage blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Maellard cracks Rage with a nice body shot.
Maellard lands a right hand.
Maellard working aggressively here.
Nice body punch from Rage - that landed with a thud.
Maellard tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Maellard misses with a body punch.
Maellard lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Maellard.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Rage lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

Rage breaks the clinch.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Maellard.
Maellard throws an off balance right hand
and Rage counters with a low kick, right behind Maellard 's knee.
Rage lands with a straight right. Maellard didn't see that one coming.
Pops Maellard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A head kick misses from Maellard.

Rage drives through with a takedown into Maellard's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Rage trying to control the position from guard on top but Maellard is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Rage is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Rage scoring with some ground and pound.
Rage trying to control the position from guard on top but Maellard is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Maellard is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Rage wants to control from the top but Maellard keeps moving.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jason Rage!

Jason Rage tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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RATING
64%

 

Event: CEC 599     
Date:   Jul 04, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Sergio Garcia (ranked 387 p4p, 54 weight class) and Pops Maellard (ranked 624 p4p, 83 weight class). Garcia comes to the cage accompanied by Ludacris - Beast Mode. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

183 cm
30
182 lbs
13 - 5 - 1
183 cm
38
178 lbs
24 - 14 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Sin City Allstars

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Sergio Garcia!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Don Winkell and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Garcia has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Maellard misses with an uppercut.
A jab from Garcia misses.
Garcia looks for the body kick but Maellard saw that one coming.
Garcia misses with a body shot.
Maellard throws out a powerful jab.
Garcia 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.
Maellard throws a right hand that misses
enabling Garcia to counter with a crisp jab.
Garcia avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Garcia attempts a counter takedown but Maellard avoids it well and moves away.
Garcia fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Pops Maellard seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Maellard throws a shot from downtown. Garcia moves away and avoids it.
Maellard throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Garcia sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Maellard just misses with a punch to the body.
Garcia was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Some bone on bone action there as Garcia checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
We've been informed that Maellard 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.
Garcia jabs Maellard to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Maellard throws the kick towards the body but Garcia avoids it.
Garcia cracks Maellard with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Garcia uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Maellard has time to react.
Garcia misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Garcia throws a right and a left that Maellard avoids nicely.
Maellard throws out a leg kick but Garcia moves out of range and Maellard only half commits.
Maellard stuns Garcia with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Maellard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Garcia manages to avoid it.
Maellard moves out of range as Garcia throws a body kick.
Maellard throws a series of punches but Garcia moves out of range.
Garcia misses with a right hand
and Maellard counters with a nice low kick that buckles Garcia's knee momentarily.

Maellard clinches up with Garcia and pushes him back against the cage.
Garcia prevents a body shot from Maellard.
Garcia blocks a body shot from Maellard.
A short uppercut from Maellard.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Garcia lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A body shot lands from Maellard.
Garcia fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Garcia breaks the clinch.
Garcia blocks a low kick nicely.
Jab, jab by Garcia - just one landing.
Maellard misses with a low kick as Garcia jumps back.
Maellard throws a lazy head kick
and Garcia counters with an outside leg kick.
Garcia tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Maellard feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Garcia's calf.
Garcia tries to clinch up.
Maellard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Maellard throws a sloppy head kick and Garcia moves out of range easily.
Garcia uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maellard.
A big left from Maellard misses.
It looked like Garcia wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Garcia changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Maellard tries to avoid it but Garcia manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Maellard to the ground. Maellard escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Maellard throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Garcia sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Garcia throws an off balance right hand
and Maellard counters with a slapping leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard throws a right hand that misses
and Garcia counters with a nice leg kick.
Garcia takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Maellard takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Maellard misses with a wild body shot.
Maellard tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Garcia was well out of range. Poor timing from Maellard.
A telegraphed right hand from Garcia misses the target.
Maellard moves away from the strike by Garcia.
Maellard misses with a kick to the body.
Pops Maellard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Maellard scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Some bone on bone action there as Garcia checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Nice defenses there by Garcia.
Maellard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Garcia connects with a right hand. Maellard shakes it off.
Maellard throws a low kick but it's checked well by Garcia.
Maellard looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard takes a swing at Garcia's ribcage but misses.
Nice cross by Garcia.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Maellard thuds a left hand into Garcia's body.
Garcia digs a good body shot into Maellard's ribs.
Garcia moves out of range as Maellard throws a body kick.
Maellard tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Garcia is able to avoid easily.
Garcia with a hook.
Garcia circles away from the clinch attempt.
Garcia throws a hook to the side of Maellard's head but Maellard sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Garcia is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Garcia misses with the combination.
Garcia pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Garcia fails in his attempt to clinch.
Maellard jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Pops Maellard will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action!


Maellard tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Garcia manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Garcia looks to land a body kick but Maellard moved away.
Maellard throws a right hand that Garcia ducks under and follows up with a left that Garcia also avoids with ease.
Maellard connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Maellard swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Garcia counters with a body kick that stops Maellard in his tracks momentarily.
Garcia lands with a cross.
Maellard swinging wildly here.
Maellard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Garcia manages to avoid it.
Pops Maellard seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Garcia looks to land a combination but Maellard avoids it well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
That kick from Garcia tenderised Maellard's leg. Maellard is trying to keep his angry face on.
Maellard lands a head kick!
Garcia listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Garcia throws a head kick but Maellard moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Garcia moves away from the strike by Maellard.
Garcia uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Maellard.
Garcia tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Maellard defends well and Garcia ends up having to push Maellard into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Garcia fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Maellard has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Maellard with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Garcia takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Garcia throws a body kick that misses.
Maellard tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Garcia is able to avoid easily.
Maellard swinging wildly here.
Garcia lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Garcia scores with a jab to the jaw.
Maellard lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Garcia checks a leg kick.
Garcia throws a big counter combination but Maellard scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Garcia avoids the body shot from Maellard.
A head kick misses from Maellard.
Garcia half committed to a counter leg kick.
Garcia swings and misses with a hook to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Maellard throws a series of punches but Garcia avoids them all with ease.
Garcia half committed to a counter leg kick.
Garcia scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Maellard throws a predictable looking body shot
and Garcia counters with a two punch combo.
Maellard attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Maellard uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Garcia.
Maellard is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.

Maellard gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Garcia not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Maellard not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard keeping moving, preventing Garcia from controlling successfully.
Maellard looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Garcia trying to control but Maellard is working from the bottom.
Garcia working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.

Maellard is looking for a triangle but Garcia pushes his legs off easily.
Garcia is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Garcia postures up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Garcia lands a couple of elbows.
Maellard looking to hit a scissor sweep but Garcia is one step ahead there.
Garcia stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Maellard swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Garcia trying to control the position from guard on top but Maellard is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Garcia throwing strikes but missing.
Garcia controlling from the top position.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Maellard throws a leg kick but Garcia sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Garcia tries to counter with a takedown but Maellard is quick to defend against it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sergio Garcia dominated that second round.
That's time! Garcia's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Garcia throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Garcia.
Garcia changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Maellard tries to avoid it but Garcia manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Maellard to the ground. Maellard escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Maellard closes the distance but Garcia moves to the side
letting Garcia counter with a right hand.
Garcia looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Maellard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Garcia.
Maellard takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Maellard lands with a cross.
Garcia checks the leg kick nicely there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Garcia uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Maellard.
Garcia swings widly with a right hand
enabling Maellard to counter with a crisp jab.
Garcia misses with a right hand
enabling Maellard to counter with a crisp jab.
Garcia scores with a hook.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Maellard uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Garcia has time to react.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard ducks under a wild hook from Garcia.
Garcia fails with a takedown attempt.
Maellard throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Garcia scores with a punch to the head.
Garcia throws a lazy right hand but Maellard sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Garcia ducks under a wild hook from Maellard.
Maellard is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Maellard blocks a head kick by Garcia.
Maellard bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Maellard looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Garcia uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maellard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Garcia looks for the body kick but Maellard saw that one coming.
Garcia throws a quick inside leg kick.
Maellard throws a head kick but Garcia moves out of range.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Garcia blocks a low kick nicely.
Maellard wants to clinch up but Garcia keeps it at a distance.
Garcia takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Garcia misses with a straight left.
Garcia lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Garcia.
Maellard misses with a low kick.
Garcia lands a body shot.
Maellard scores with a leg kick.
Maellard tries to clinch but Garcia is having none of it.
Garcia pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard dips to his left and cracks Garcia with an uppercut!
Maellard stuns Garcia with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
It looks like Garcia has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Garcia shoots in and drives through. Maellard sprawls well.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Sergio Garcia. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Maellard throws a nice inside leg kick.

Maellard drives through and clinches with Garcia against the cage.
Maellard is leaning against Garcia and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Garcia.
Garcia looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Garcia misses with a punch on the inside.
Maellard tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Garcia's elbow.
Maellard tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Garcia's elbow.
Maellard lands a shot to the body.
Garcia looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Garcia is trying to break free.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Garcia has had enough of the clinch but Maellard keeps him there for the moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Garcia blocks an uppercut.
Maellard swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Maellard swings wildly with an uppercut but Garcia uses good head movement to avoid it.
Maellard lands a nice uppercut.
Garcia lands an uppercut.
Maellard makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Maellard digs a right hand underneath Garcia's ribcage. Garcia let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Garcia breaks the clinch.
Maellard uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Garcia.
A slow jab from Maellard misses its intended target.
A chopping leg kick lands by Maellard.
An inside leg kick lands from Garcia.
Maellard tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Garcia is able to avoid easily.
Maellard avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Garcia lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pops Maellard!

An out of breath Pops Maellard thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
61%

 

Event: CEC 594     
Date:   Jun 13, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard (ranked 888 p4p, 117 weight class) and Frank Nada (ranked 956 p4p, 131 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

183 cm
38
178 lbs
23 - 14 - 1
183 cm
37
177 lbs
23 - 22 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 22 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Frank Nada!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Timothy Bukovac and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nada has a takedown stuffed.
Maellard keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Maellard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Maellard uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Nada.
Maellard scores with a hook to the body. Nada takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Maellard thuds a left hand into Nada's body.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Maellard scores with a decent looking hook.
Nada throws out a loose jab but Maellard uses good head movement to avoid it.
Nada throws a hook but Maellard blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from Nada misses.
Maellard plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Nada's coach down at Tōshi was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Nada's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Maellard uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Nada.
A jab from Nada misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard throws a nice outside leg kick.
Nada swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Nada throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Maellard tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Nada is in Maellard's guard.

Maellard is scooting his butt against the cage and has managed to get back to his feet. Nada presses him back against the cage, presumably looking to take the fight back to the mat.
Nada blocks a body shot from Maellard.
Maellard lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Nada backwards.
A frustrated look appears on Nada's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Maellard lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Nada backwards.
Nada tries to work over Maellard's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A head punch on the inside from Nada fails to land.
Maellard working aggressively here.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Nada.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Nada lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Nada creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Maellard lands a body shot in the clinch.
A short uppercut from Maellard.
Nada tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Maellard is defending well against a takedown attempt.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Nada misses with a body punch.
Nada throws a punch but it's blocked by Maellard.
A nice left hand lands by Maellard.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Nada lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Nada just leaning against Maellard, taking a breather.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Maellard.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Nada controls his hands.
Nada blocking some punches.
Maellard tries a body shot but Nada blocks it.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Maellard lands an uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Nada controls his hands.
Maellard tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Nada.
Nada blocking some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nada fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Maellard is pressed up against the cage. Nada has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Maellard down to the mat. Maellard avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Pops Maellard has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Frank Nada.
Nada throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Maellard keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Maellard tries to counter by clinching up but Nada breaks away and moves out of range.
A nice inside leg kick there by Maellard. That's going to slow Nada down.
Maellard is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
Maellard slips a jab from Nada.
Nada lands with a good body shot.
A telegraphed right hand from Nada misses the target.
Nada misses with a looping left.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Nada looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Nada throws an overhand right that lands on Maellard's shoulder, as Maellard tries to avoid the shot.
Maellard scores with a kick to the midsection.
Nada misses with a wild body shot.
Maellard was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A cross from Nada lands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nada ducks under a wild hook from Maellard.
Maellard takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A telegraphed right hand from Nada misses the target.
A good leg kick by Maellard.
Maellard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Nada takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Maellard. Nada shrugs it off though.
Pops Maellard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Maellard with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Nada fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Maellard on the side of the head.
Maellard lands a nice looking body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jab, jab by Maellard - just one landing.
Maellard pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Nada back to the cage. Maellard follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Maellard lands a right hook to the body.
Nada blocks a head kick by Maellard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Nada connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Maellard throws a right hand that Nada ducks under and follows up with a left that Nada also avoids with ease.
Maellard thuds his right hand into Nada's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Nada jabs at Maellard's body.
Nada missing with a left hand there. Maellard was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nada takes a shot to the body in his stride.

Maellard moves into range and clinches up with Nada.
Nada stalling against the cage.
A bit of stalling here from Nada.
Nada receives a warning from the referee for stalling.
Maellard is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Nada can do to turn this around?
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nada tries to stall but Maellard uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Maellard pushes Nada back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

Nada escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Maellard throws a nice outside leg kick.
Nada tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Maellard defends well and Nada ends up having to push Maellard into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
As Nada backs away, Maellard returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Maellard chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Nada can pounce on him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nada on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Maellard. Maellard obviously looking to wear him down.
Nice body punch from Maellard.
Nada throws a combination that misses
and Maellard counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Maellard lands with a shot to the body.
Maellard on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Maellard scores with a jab. Nada acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Maellard throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Nada stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Maellard on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Maellard feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Nada's calf.
Maellard lands a head kick!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nada avoids the head kick by Maellard.
Maellard cracks a nice hook into Nada's ribs.
Maellard throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Nada, as that shot connected.
Maellard feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Nada's calf.
Maellard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Maellard moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A clash of legs there as Maellard blocks the low kick.
As Nada backs away, Maellard returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Maellard bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Nada swings for the body but Maellard moves out of range.
Maellard throwing a counter right hand but Nada manages to avoid it.
Maellard keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Maellard slips under a jab.
Maellard throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Maellard lands with a slapping head kick.
Nada's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
A telegraphed right hand from Nada misses the target.
A quick step to the side and Maellard tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
A head kick from Maellard lands but Nada takes it in his stride.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard misses with a wild body shot.
Nada has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Maellard finds it's way round the side to connect with Nada's head.
A jab from Nada finds it's way through Maellard's defenses.
A punch lands to the side of Nada 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Nada throws a head kick that misses.
Maellard punishes Nada's body with a nice straight punch.
Nada misses with a takedown attempt - Maellard sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Maellard lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Maellard fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Nada.
Nada takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Nada closes the distance and lands a one-two.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nada takes one on the chin but seems OK.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Maellard misses with a right hand

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

Maellard has butterfly guard. He's looking to stand up here. He pushes Nada off him and springs to his feet nicely. The crowd applauds.
Maellard feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Nadas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
An inside leg kick lands from Maellard.
Maellard slips a straight right by Nada.
Maellard looks to land a right hand but Nada moved out of range.
Nada keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Maellard slips a jab from Nada.
Maellard changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Nada misses with an uppercut
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Nada misses with a looping left.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pops Maellard dominated that second round.
That's time! Maellard's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Maellard takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Maellard tried to score with a low kick but Nada checks it.
Maellard takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Nada blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Maellard slips under a jab from Nada.
Maellard lands a two punch combo.
Maellard throws a nice looking combination but Nada bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Nada uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Maellard.
A chopping leg kick lands by Maellard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard lands with a hook. Nada tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Maellard throws a sloppy head kick and Nada moves out of range easily.
Maellard fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Nada is out of range.
Pops Maellard is winning the standup battle so far.
Nada blocks a low kick nicely.
Maellard throws a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Donk. Nada catches Maellard right on the button with a cross.
Maellard is looking to wear down Nada with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Nada thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nada takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
No joy there for Maellard, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Maellard throws a body punch but Nada moves out of range.
Jab from Nada.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Nada.
Nada takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Maellard tried to score with a low kick but Nada checks it.
Maellard cracks a nice hook into Nada's ribs.
Frank Nada has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nada throws a leg kick that misses.
Nada throws a lazy right hand but Maellard sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Nada drops his hands momentarily and Maellard takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Nada drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nada misses with a lunging right hand
and Maellard counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Nada throws a hook to the side of Maellard's head but Maellard sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Maellard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Maellard avoids the body shot from Nada.
Nada blocks a low kick nicely.
Nada looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A slapping leg kick lands for Maellard.
Nada takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Nada on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Maellard scores with a jab to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nada lands a right hook to the body.
Maellard connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Nada missing with a left hand there. Maellard was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Maellard keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nada takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Nada looks to score with a jab to the body but Maellard is just out of range.
Nada misses with an uppercut
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Maellard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Nada.
Maellard chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Nada misses with a straight left.
Nada throws a lazy right hand but Maellard sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Maellard keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Donk. Nada catches Maellard right on the button with a cross.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard throws a body kick but he wasn't in 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!
Maellard takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Maellard punishes Nada's body with a nice straight punch.
Maellard throws a right and a left that Nada avoids nicely.
Nada has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Maellard scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Nada connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Maellard on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Nada swings for the body but Maellard moves out of range.
Maellard appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Maellard cracks the inside of Nada's front leg.
Maellard walks into a jab.
Nada keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Maellard.
Pops Maellard is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Nada swings for the body but Maellard moves out of range.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pops Maellard!

Pops Maellard decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: CEC 592     
Date:   Jun 01, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard (ranked 619 p4p, 85 weight class) and DeShawn Johnson (ranked 626 p4p, 88 weight class). Johnson has chosen Eazy e- real mother fuckin gs as his entrance music. Pops Maellard had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business

183 cm
37
178 lbs
23 - 13 - 1
183 cm
34
177 lbs
24 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, DeShawn Johnson!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Jack Bonds and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard just misses with a punch to the body.
Johnson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Maellard can pounce on him.
Johnson misses with a straight right.
Maellard wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
We've been told by Maellard's head coaches at Outer Heaven Dojo that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Maellard takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Johnson throws a jab but it's blocked by Maellard.
Maellard throws a jab but it's blocked by Johnson.
Johnson bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Maellard's head.
A jab from Johnson does it's job there.

Johnson lands a big right hand that sends Maellard crashing to the mat! Johnson stays standing though and waves Maellard back to his feet!

Maellard is rocked!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maellard tries to work over Johnson's front leg with a kick but Johnson checks it.
A swing and a miss from Johnson.
Maellard misses with a straight left.
Maellard connects with an inside leg kick.
Johnson throws the kick towards the body but Maellard avoids it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard misses with a low kick.
Johnson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Maellard lands a nice leg kick that just misses Johnson's sensitive parts.
Maellard fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Johnson checks it well.
Johnson looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Johnson throws a sloppy head kick and Maellard moves out of range easily.
A head kick misses from Johnson.
Johnson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Maellard wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Johnson connects with a single shot there.
Johnson misses with a hook.
Johnson lands a slapping body shot.
Johnson thuds his right hand into Maellard's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Maellard misses with a body shot
and Maellard takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A head kick misses from Maellard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard connects with a leg kick. Johnson looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Johnson lands a big head kick that sends Maellard tumbling to the mat! Johnson takes a step backwards and waves Maellard back to his feet - he wants the finish!
Oh Maellard is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Johnson throws the left hand but Maellard avoids the punch easily.
Johnson checks a low kick from Maellard.
Maellard seems to have got his legs back now.

Johnson sends Maellard crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Johnson is motioning to the referee to let Maellard up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
Nice cross by Maellard.
Johnson darts in and lands a big hook, right on the button! Maellard's legs crumble underneath him as he falls to the canvas! The ref tackles Johnson before he gets to land any more shots to his stricken foe.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). DeShawn Johnson!
Our winner, DeShawn Johnson, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: CEC 585     
Date:   May 02, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard (ranked 785 p4p, 110 weight class) and Dean Corll (ranked 1087 p4p, 141 weight class). Corll comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Candyman kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

183 cm
37
178 lbs
22 - 13 - 1
180 cm
28
180 lbs
14 - 8 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Dean Corll!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Corll misses with a two punch combination.
Corll throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Corll misses with a hook
and Maellard counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Corll lands with a kick to the temple. Maellard shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Corll falls off balance throwing a combination
and Maellard connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Maellard avoids the head kick by Corll.
Maellard moves out of range of the leg kick from Corll.
Maellard was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Corll lands with a kick to the temple. Maellard shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Dean Corll seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Corll misses with a combination
and Maellard counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Corll misses with a head kick.
Maellard appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Corll misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Maellard defending well as Corll loads up on a big left hand.

Corll clinches with his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Corll is trying to break the clinch but Maellard is controlling him.
Corll misses with a body punch.
Maellard tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Corll's elbow.
Corll misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
Corll is stalling here.
A right hand to the body from Corll.
Maellard working aggressively here.
Maellard blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Corll.
Maellard blocks an uppercut.
Corll wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Maellard tries a body shot but Corll blocks it.
Corll goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Corll misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Corll misses with the head strike.
Corll presses Maellard against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short right from Maellard.
Corll blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Maellard working aggressively here.
Corll misses with some punches.
Corll misses with a body punch.
Corll blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Corll pushes Maellard back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Corll avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.
Corll taking a breather.
Corll misses with a punch on the inside.
Corll is leaning against Maellard and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Maellard.
Maellard misses with a hook from the clinch.
Maellard stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Corll scores with a nice hook to the head.
Maellard lands a hook that snaps the head of Corll backwards.
Corll struggles to land a body shot inside as Maellard controls his hands.
Corll misses with a hook from the clinch.
Maellard digs a right hand underneath Corll's ribcage. Corll let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Maellard tries a body shot but Corll blocks it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Corll swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Maellard lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Maellard swings wildly with an uppercut but Corll uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short body shot lands from Maellard as the two fighters clinch.
Corll has Maellard pressed against the cage, preventing Maellard from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Maellard blocks a body shot from Corll.
Corll scores with a shoulder strike.
Maellard prevents a body shot from Corll.
Maellard lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Corll.
A nice right hand lands inside from Maellard.
Corll misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Maellard breaks from the clinch.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Corll fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Maellard is out of range.
Corll falls off balance throwing a combination

and Maellard counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Corll lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Corll blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Corll avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.
Maellard lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Corll backwards.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Maellard tries to work over Corll's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Maellard blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Maellard.
Maellard tries a body shot but Corll blocks it.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard lands a body punch in the clinch.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard lands a right hand that snaps the head of Corll backwards.
Corll has a couple of punches blocked by Maellard.
Maellard misses with a hook from the clinch.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Corll has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Maellard seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Corll can turn it around.
Corll is looking to control Maellard's arms but Maellard gets an underhook and turns him. Now Corll has his back to the cage.
Maellard tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Maellard gets through Corll's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Nice body punch from Corll.

Corll pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
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 Pops Maellard will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Corll jabs Maellard to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Corll moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Corll fails to land with a series of punches.
Corll throws a head kick that misses.
Corll misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Maellard was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Maellard blocks a head kick by Corll.
Corll misses with an uppercut. Maellard saw that one coming.
Corll tries to land a body kick
and Maellard counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Corll misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard slips a jab from Corll.
Maellard looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Maellard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Corll.
Maellard takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Corll thows a body kick. Maellard tries to catch it but that hurt him.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Maellard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
We've been told by Maellard's head coaches at Outer Heaven Dojo that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Corll tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Maellard tried to counter with a leg kick but Corll avoided it.
Maellard misses with a wild body shot.
Maellard's jab looks to have found its range, popping Corll under the eye.
Dean Corll is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Corll tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Maellard was well out of range. Poor timing from Corll.
Maellard moves out of range of the strikes.
Corll lands a jab-cross combination.
Corll throws a right hand that misses
and Corll takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Corll fails to land with a series of punches.
Maellard swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Maellard throws a combination. Corll tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Maellard works Corll's body with a nice hook.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Corll misses with a series of wild punches.
Corll misses with a double jab
and Maellard counters with a thumping low kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Corll tries to close the distance and clinch up but Maellard swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Dean Corll seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Corll displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Maellard throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Maellard connects with a right hand. Corll shakes it off.
Corll looks to land a left hand but Maellard moved out of range nicely.
Maellard was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Corll misses with a body shot
and Maellard counters with a low kick, right behind Corll 's knee.
Corll throws a hook but Maellard avoids it easily.
It looked like Maellard was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Corll.
Maellard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Corll looks to land a combination but Maellard avoids it well.
Maellard misses with a low kick.
Corll throws a hook to the side of Maellard's head but Maellard sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A jab from Maellard does it's job there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Corll was well out of range. Poor timing from Maellard.
Corll misses with a wild combination.
Jab from Corll.
Corll tries a head kick but it misses.
Corll throws a nice outside leg kick.
Corll punishes Maellard's body with a nice straight punch.
Maellard is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Corll.
Corll swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Corll lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Corll throws a leg kick that misses.
Maellard scores with a jab. Corll acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Corll misses with a jab to the body
and Maellard counters with an inside leg kick.
Corll lands a nice looking body shot.
Corll lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Maellard circles away quickly and effectively.
Maellard bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Maellard swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Corll digs a good hook to Maellard's body.
Corll tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Maellard counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Maellard circles away from the clinch attempt.
Maellard tried to counter with a leg kick but Corll avoided it.
Maellard connects with a single shot there.
Corll misses with a series of wild punches.
Corll blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Corll misses with a head kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Maellard misses the shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dean Corll showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Maellard with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Corll throws a leg kick which misses Maellard's front leg but catches the back leg as Maellard tries to avoid it.
Maellard pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Corll checks a low kick from Maellard.
Corll throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Corll misses with a combination
and Maellard counters with a nice body kick.
Corll misses with a straight right.
Maellard throws a counter high kick but Corll was just alert enough to avoid it.
Corll misses the jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Corll looks to land a left hand but Maellard moved out of range nicely.
Corll scores with a head kick. Maellard tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Corll throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Maellard throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard walks into a jab.
Maellard avoids the head kick by Corll.
Corll wants to clinch up but Maellard keeps it at a distance.
Corll lands with a shot to the body.
Maellard throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Corll.
Maellard scores with a decent looking hook.
Corll lands a head kick. Maellard smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Maellard throws a nice inside leg kick.
Corll misses with a wild body shot.
Maellard wants to land a leg kick but Corll is out of range.
Corll with a jab.
Maellard connects with a nice looking jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maellard wants to land a leg kick but Corll is out of range.
Corll connects with a good right hand that stumbles Maellard. Maellard circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Corll throws a head kick but Maellard moves out of range.
Maellard is looking to counter punch.
Corll throws a body shot but no joy.
Corll takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Corll misses with a double jab.
Maellard was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Corll tries a head kick but it misses.
It looked like Maellard wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Corll takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Maellard scores with a jab to the head.
Corll with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Maellard to score with a decent uppercut.
Corll slips a straight right by Maellard.
Maellard blocks a jab.
Maellard appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Corll crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Maellard - the referee stops the clock and Corll gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Maellard. Corll manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Corll throws a right hand that misses
and Corll takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard feints and then cracks Corll's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Corll down.
Maellard takes a swing at Corll's ribcage but misses.
Nice uppercut there from Maellard.
Corll misses with a few strikes there.
Corll scores with a kick to the body.
Maellard fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Corll is out of range.
Corll lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Maellard backs up against the cage.
Maellard throws a low kick but Corll moves out of range easily.
Corll misses with a jab, cross combination.
Maellard seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Maellard misses with a leg kick.
Corll blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Maellard keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Maellard was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Corll gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Corll takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Maellard connects with a looping right hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Maellard blocks a jab.
A right-left combo lands from Maellard.

Corll is rocked!
A nice combination there by Corll.
Corll misses with a double jab
and Maellard counters with a leg kick.
Corll throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Maellard counters with a straight right hand.
Corll is still on wobbly legs! Can Maellard finish him?
Corll misses the shot to the body.
Corll seems to have recovered his senses.
Corll tries a head kick but it misses.
Corll misses with a wild body shot.
Maellard avoids the head kick by Corll.
An attempted straight right counter from Maellard misses 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 Pops Maellard.
I think Maellard has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Pops Maellard!

A victorious Pops Maellard thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
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Event: CEC 577     
Date:   Mar 25, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Milo Brunswick (ranked 463 p4p, 69 weight class) and Pops Maellard (ranked 497 p4p, 77 weight class). Milo Brunswick could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Pops Maellard's chin.

169 cm
38
175 lbs
29 - 13 - 0
183 cm
37
178 lbs
22 - 12 - 1
Great wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Milo Brunswick!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Brunswick checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Maellard takes one to the chin there.
Maellard cracks the inside of Brunswick's front leg.
Maellard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Maellard misses with a straight right.
Maellard on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Sloppy strikes from Maellard. Those never looked like landing.
Brunswick throws a wild body kick that Maellard sees coming a mile off.
Maellard ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A low kick from Maellard is predictable there
and Brunswick counters with a nice leg kick.
Maellard throws a body kick that misses.
Maellard misses with a leg kick
and Brunswick counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Maellard works the jab nicely.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Maellard takes a swing at Brunswick's ribcage but misses.
Brunswick swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Maellard feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Brunswick's calf.
Brunswick blocks a jab.
Brunswick looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Brunswick throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Maellard is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard swings for the body but Brunswick moves out of range.
Maellard throws the kick towards the body but Brunswick avoids it.
A shot to the liver by Brunswick. Beautiful body shot.
Brunswick takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Brunswick throws a nice outside leg kick.
Brunswick throws a poor cross that misses
and Maellard counters with an outside leg kick.
Maellard lands a nice leg kick that just misses Brunswick's sensitive parts.
Maellard swings for the body but Brunswick moves out of range.
Brunswick misses with a kick to the body.
Maellard now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Maellard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Nice straight punches there by Brunswick. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Brunswick.
Brunswick avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Maellard steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Brunswick.
Maellard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Brunswick.
It looked like Brunswick wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Maellard connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Maellard throws a low kick, looking for Brunswick's leg but Brunswick calmly moves out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Brunswick misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Maellard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brunswick throws a low kick but Maellard moves out of range easily.
Brunswick cracks Maellard with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Brunswick takes a swing at Maellard's ribcage but misses.
Maellard is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses
and Brunswick counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Maellard swings for the body but Brunswick moves out of range.
Maellard throws a hook but Brunswick blocks it.
Brunswick throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Maellard dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Brunswick. That did some damage!
Maellard throws a body punch but Brunswick moves out of range.
Maellard connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Brunswick darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Pops Maellard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A big left from Maellard misses.
Maellard connects with a good right hand that stumbles Brunswick. Brunswick circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Brunswick misses with a looping left.
Maellard tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Brunswick throws a right and a left that both miss.
Maellard steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Brunswick.
Maellard goes for a high kick. It partially lands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brunswick looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Brunswick looks to land a body kick but Maellard moved away.
Maellard on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Maellard misses with a body shot.
A lazy body kick from Brunswick
and Maellard counters with a leg kick.
Maellard lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Brunswick scores with a hook.
Brunswick ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Maellard moves away.
Brunswick checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Brunswick rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Maellard counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Maellard throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Brunswick drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Maellard throws a sloppy head kick and Brunswick moves out of range easily.
Maellard swinging wildly here.
Brunswick motions for Maellard to come forward. Brunswick throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Maellard moves out of range of the body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Brunswick moves out of range of the leg kick from Maellard.
Maellard throws a hook to the side of Brunswick's head but Brunswick sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Maellard takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Brunswick ducks under a wild hook from Maellard.
Maellard keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Brunswick.
Brunswick throws a head kick that misses.
Brunswick scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
A chopping leg kick lands by Maellard.
Maellard scores with a head kick. Brunswick tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Brunswick throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Maellard stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Brunswick cracks Maellard with a right hand to the side of the head.
Brunswick clobbers Maellard with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Maellard thuds a left hand into Brunswick's body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Maellard bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Brunswick is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Brunswick pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Maellard fails to land with a series of punches.
Maellard throws a leg kick which misses Brunswick's front leg but catches the back leg as Brunswick tries to avoid it.
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 Milo Brunswick will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Maellard goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Maellard cracks the inside of Brunswick's front leg.
Brunswick scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Brunswick throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Brunswick uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maellard.
Brunswick is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Maellard 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.
Maellard ducks under a wild hook from Brunswick.
Maellard throws a series of punches but Brunswick moves out of range.
Maellard misses with a body kick.
Maellard comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Brunswick throws a body kick that misses.
Maellard scores with a nice strike.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brunswick misses with a kick to the body.
Brunswick shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Maellard pinned against the cage. Maellard gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Maellard cracks Brunswick with a right hand to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Brunswick's hands.
Maellard fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Brunswick is out of range.
Brunswick misses with a leg kick.
Maellard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Brunswick.
A low kick from Brunswick misses
and Maellard counters with a low kick, right behind Brunswick 's knee.
Brunswick looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Brunswick avoids the body shot from Maellard.
A telegraphed right hand from Maellard misses the target.
Maellard misses the shot to the body.
Maellard takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Brunswick digs a good body shot into Maellard's ribs.
Brunswick misses the jab.
Maellard has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Brunswick throws a body kick that misses.
Maellard thumps Brunswick with a low kick.
Maellard throws a leg kick that misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard missing with a left hand there. Brunswick was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Brunswick is looking to counter with a body kick.
Maellard looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Brunswick getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Maellard scores with a jab. Brunswick acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Brunswick fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Maellard on the side of the head.
Good leg kick by Brunswick there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Maellard defending well as Brunswick loads up on a big left hand.
Brunswick lands with a shot to the body.

Brunswick looking to score a takedown here. Maellard is defending well but Brunswick drives through and ends up in Maellard's guard.
Maellard pulls Brunswick in to control the position.
Maellard controls Brunswick momentarily but Brunswick frees himself.
Maellard is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brunswick wants to control from the top but Maellard keeps moving.
Maellard avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Maellard misses with a series of wild punches.

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.
Maellard blocks the body kick.
Maellard raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Maellard chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Brunswick can pounce on him.
Brunswick fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Maellard looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Brunswick punishes Maellard's body with a nice straight punch.
Brunswick throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Maellard on the side of the head.
Brunswick tries to land a front kick but Maellard steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
A left lands for Maellard.
Maellard misses with the combination.
Maellard changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Brunswick drops his hands momentarily and Maellard takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Maellard misses with a straight left.
Maellard connects with a crisp jab.
Maellard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Brunswick manages to avoid it.
A low kick from Brunswick is predictable there

and Maellard counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Maellard swings away with an uppercut that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Pops Maellard will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Brunswick swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Maellard defending well as Brunswick loads up on a big left hand.
Brunswick checks the leg kick.
Brunswick looks to throw the jab but Maellard is out of range.
Maellard connects with a solid leg kick.
Maellard fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Brunswick throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Brunswick throws a wild body kick that Maellard sees coming a mile off.
Maellard stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Brunswick.
Maellard feints and then cracks Brunswick's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Brunswick down.
Brunswick throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Maellard.
Maellard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard misses the jab.
Brunswick tries a head kick but it misses.
Maellard throws out a counter right but Brunswick avoids it with no problem.
Maellard looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Maellard feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Brunswick's calf.
Nice cross by Maellard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard misses with the combination.
Brunswick takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Pops Maellard seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Brunswick throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Maellard sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Brunswick scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Brunswick tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Maellard was well out of range. Poor timing from Brunswick.
Brunswick missing with a left hand there. Maellard was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Maellard misses with a hook.
A quick step to the side and Brunswick tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Maellard fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Brunswick checks it well.
Donk. Brunswick catches Maellard right on the button with a cross.
Brunswick scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Maellard lands with a good body shot.
Maellard throws a chopping leg kick but Brunswick manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Maellard takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Maellard looks to score with a jab to the body but Brunswick is just out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Brunswick fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Maellard has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Brunswick checks a low kick from Maellard.
Brunswick pushes Maellard away with a front kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Brunswick throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Maellard lands with a good body shot.
Maellard connects with a good right hand that stumbles Brunswick. Brunswick circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Brunswick has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Maellard.
Maellard changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Brunswick misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Maellard.
Maellard 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.
Brunswick rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Maellard counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Good leg kick by Maellard there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Brunswick looks to land a left hand but Maellard moved out of range nicely.
Brunswick slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Brunswick scores with a leg kick.
Brunswick takes a jab right on the kisser.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Brunswick misses with a body shot.
Brunswick throws a hook but Maellard avoids it easily.
Maellard swings widly with a right hand
and Brunswick counters with a straight right hand.
Maellard lands a head kick!
Maellard fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Brunswick checks it well.
Maellard gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Maellard slips under a jab.
Maellard takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.

Brunswick shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Maellard napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Brunswick lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Maellard down.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Brunswick working away.
Brunswick 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.
Brunswick working the head and body with strikes.
Brunswick trying to control the position but Maellard is working away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Brunswick tries to advance to mount but Maellard denies him.
Maellard struggling a bit here.
Brunswick tries to advance to mount but can't.
Brunswick trying to control the position but Maellard is working away.
Brunswick taking a breather here.

And that's the end of the fight!
Milo Brunswick showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Brunswick has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 30:28
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Milo Brunswick!

An out of breath and clearly excited Milo Brunswick thanked FORCEE for their help and support (and free stuff they sent him).
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Event: CEC 572     
Date:   Feb 28, 2018

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard (ranked 708 p4p, 100 weight class) and Terrence Thornton (ranked 871 p4p, 115 weight class). Thornton has chosen Pusha T - Exodus 23:1 as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Pops Maellard has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

183 cm
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178 lbs
21 - 12 - 1
187 cm
38
178 lbs
23 - 8 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
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Good wrestler
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Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Terrence Thornton!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A big right from Thornton misses.
Thornton misses with a hook. Maellard ducked under it nicely.
Maellard seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Thornton slips under a jab from Maellard.
Thornton is trying to counter with his kicks.
Maellard ducks right into an uppercut from Thornton.
Maellard lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Thornton misses with a wild body shot.
Nice uppercut lands for Thornton. That snapped Maellard's head back.
The fighters circle momentarily. Maellard darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Thornton slips a jab and a cross from Maellard.
Thornton looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Thornton throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Maellard sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A telegraphed right hand from Thornton misses the target.
Thornton misses with an uppercut
and Maellard counters with a left to the body.
Thornton avoids the body shot from Maellard.
Thornton lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Maellard backs up against the cage.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Thornton bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Thornton walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Thornton uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Maellard wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

Thornton dives in and scores a takedown into Maellard's guard.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Maellard is on top in guard.


That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard wants to get up but he can't break Thornton's closed guard. He needs to be careful trying to break the legs open, as he's open to submissions here.

Thornton working for a triangle but Maellard defends it easily.

Thornton looking for subs off his back but Maellard has passed one foot through into half guard.
Thornton wants to improve his position but Maellard is controlling well.
Thornton moves into full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.

Thornton is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Maellard is aware though and is defending well.

Thornton working for a triangle but Maellard defends it easily.

Maellard gets to his feet. Thornton looking to butt scoot but the ref puts an end to that. On your feet son!
Thornton keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Thornton avoids the body shot from Maellard.
Pops Maellard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Both fighters circling a little - Maellard finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Maellard looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Thornton.
Maellard moves away from the strike by Thornton.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thornton takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Maellard slips under a jab from Thornton.
Maellard throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Thornton stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Thornton looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Thornton is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Maellard.
Thornton avoids the head kick by Maellard.
Thornton looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Sloppy strikes from Maellard. Those never looked like landing.
Thornton throws a shot from downtown. Maellard moves away and avoids it.
Maellard uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Thornton.
Pops Maellard seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Thornton scores with a one two! Maellard had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Thornton misses with a straight right.

Thornton closes the distance and clinches.
Thornton blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Maellard misses with a punch on the inside.
Thornton lands with a short shot to the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Thornton drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Maellard gets the underhooks and prevents it.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard throws a leg kick which misses Thornton's front leg but catches the back leg as Thornton tries to avoid it.
Thornton takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Maellard takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Thornton lands a nice hook to Maellard's body. Maellard takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

Thornton scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
Maellard gets full guard.
Maellard is trying to keep Thornton in close.
Thornton trying to control but Maellard is working from the bottom.
Maellard working a defensive guard here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


The fighters circling - Maellard throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Terrence Thornton seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Maellard misses with a looping right.
Thornton jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Thornton ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Maellard moves away.
Thornton just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromMaellard.
Maellard staying out of range there.
Thornton connects with a single shot there.
Thornton pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Maellard misses with a body kick.
Thornton throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Maellard cracks Thornton with a good jab.
Thornton moves out of range as Maellard strikes.
Thornton fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Maellard looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Thornton shoots in and drives through. Maellard sprawls well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.
Thornton closes the distance and clinches up with Maellard, looking for a takedown. Thornton pushes Maellard against the cage but Maellard circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Maellard throws a good cross that connects.
Thornton throws out a loose jab but Maellard uses good head movement to avoid it.
Maellard connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Thornton shoots in for a takedown but Maellard shows good takedown defense.
Pops Maellard has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Terrence Thornton.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thornton connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Maellard lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Nice defenses there by Thornton.
Thornton moves out of range of the strikes.
Thornton throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Thornton fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Maellard scores with a decent looking hook.

Maellard gets caught napping as Thornton dives in and scores a takedown. Maellard manages to retain guard.
Thornton trying to control but Maellard is working from the bottom.
Thornton loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Maellard is adopting a defensive guard.
Thornton in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard keeping moving, preventing Thornton from controlling successfully.
Thornton is stalling in the full guard.
Thornton throws a big right hand that misses.
Maellard seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Maellard keeping moving, preventing Thornton from controlling successfully.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Thornton slips a jab from Maellard.
Thornton swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Thornton scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maellard lands a front kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thornton misses with a looping left.
Thornton on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Maellard on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Thornton jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Maellard, right into the meat.
Thornton swings for the body but Maellard moves out of range.
Thornton sizes up Maellard with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Maellard fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Maellard on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Thornton is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Maellard.
An inside leg kick lands from Maellard.
Thornton checks a leg kick nicely.
Maellard drops his hands momentarily and Thornton takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
No joy there for Thornton, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Maellard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Maellard with a jab.
A cross from Thornton lands.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Thornton.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard lands with a kick to the temple. Thornton shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Maellard swings for the body but Thornton moves out of range.
Some bone on bone action there as Thornton checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Maellard looks to score with a jab to the body but Thornton is just out of range.
Thornton checks a leg kick.
Maellard misses with a hook. Thornton ducked under it nicely.
Thornton throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A right-left combo lands from Maellard.
Thornton throws out a loose jab but Maellard uses good head movement to avoid it.
Maellard moves out of range as Thornton strikes.
Maellard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Thornton moves away.
A head kick misses from Maellard.
Thornton blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Thornton takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.

Thornton looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
Thornton 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 second round but I would say that Pops Maellard will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Nice uppercut there from Thornton.
Maellard pivots, looking for a leg kick but Thornton is out of range and Maellard settles back down.
Thornton throws a lazy uppercut
and Maellard counters with a series of strikes. Thornton will be more careful next time no doubt.
Maellard is looking to slow Thornton down with leg kicks.
Thornton looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Maellard is fending him off so far but Thornton persists. Nope, Maellard circles away and we're back to standing.
Maellard ducks under a wild hook from Thornton.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
A jab from Maellard misses.
Thornton is looking for the big counter here.
Thornton misses with a looping right.
Maellard swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Maellard misses with an uppercut.
Maellard misses with a looping right.
Thornton lands a jab to the head.
Maellard throws a leg kick which misses Thornton's front leg but catches the back leg as Thornton tries to avoid it.
Maellard keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
A slapping leg kick lands for Maellard.
Some wild striking there from Thornton.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Thornton avoids the head kick by Maellard.
Maellard ducks under a wild hook from Thornton.
Thornton swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Maellard counters with a leg kick.
Thornton takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Maellard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Thornton swings for the body but Maellard moves out of range.
Maellard throwing a counter right hand but Thornton manages to avoid it.
Thornton cracks a nice hook into Maellard's ribs.
Thornton throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Maellard on the side of the head.
Maellard tries to score with a low kick but Thornton moves his leg out of the way.
Thornton on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Maellard goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Thornton misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Thornton throws a jab when Maellard was well out of range.
Thornton throws a poor cross that misses
and Maellard counters with a one-two to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Thornton blocks a low kick nicely.
Thornton misses with an uppercut.
Maellard appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Maellard steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Thornton.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard lands an overhand right.
Maellard fails to land with a series of punches.
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Thornton darts in looking for a takedown but Maellard gets double underhooks and turns Thornton into the cage.
Pops Maellard has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Terrence Thornton.
Thornton swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Maellard counters with a nice uppercut.
Maellard misses with a body shot.
Thornton tries to score a power double leg takedown but Maellard sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Thornton somewhat.
Thornton takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Thornton drops his hands momentarily and Maellard takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Maellard looks to land a combination but Thornton avoids it well.
Maellard scores with a leg kick.
Maellard lands with a nice body punch.
Maellard avoids the body shot from Thornton.
Maellard half committed to a counter leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Thornton misses with a body shot.
Thornton checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Maellard ducks under a wild hook from Thornton.
Thornton throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Maellard lands a body shot.
Thornton shoots in and drives through. Maellard sprawls well.
Maellard is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Maellard throws a half hearted mid kick.
Good standup being displayed there by Maellard as he connects with a hook.
Maellard buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Maellard swings for the body but Thornton moves out of range.
Maellard connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Maellard lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
A bone on bone clash there as Thornton blocks the leg kick.
Thornton throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Maellard sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Thornton shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard scoring well with a low kick there.
Thornton misses with a hook.
Maellard appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jab, jab by Thornton - just one landing.
Nice body punch from Thornton.
Thornton lands with a nice body punch.
Thornton throws a shot from downtown. Maellard moves away and avoids it.
Thornton takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Maellard moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Thornton has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Thornton shoots in for a takedown but Maellard shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
A jab from Thornton does it's job there.
Thornton ducks right into an uppercut from Maellard.

Thornton closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Maellard's guard.
Maellard seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Thornton working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Maellard's head.
Thornton looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

And that's the end of the fight!
Pops Maellard showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Maellard 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 Jack Bonds scores the fight 28:29
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 29:28
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Pops Maellard!

Pops Maellard decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: AD513     
Date:   Dec 30, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard (ranked 979 p4p, 147 weight class) and Tomislav Kralj (ranked 1152 p4p, 163 weight class). Kralj has chosen Dolazak Hrvata as his entrance music. Pops Maellard is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

183 cm
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178 lbs
20 - 12 - 1
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177 lbs
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Tomislav Kralj!
The judges for this bout are Shirou Masuda, Kenichi Hosakawa and Yasuomi Hirokawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard stuffs the takedown.
Maellard misses with an uppercut.
Kralj tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
A nice inside leg kick there by Maellard. That's going to slow Kralj down.

Kralj closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Kralj trying to control the position but Maellard is working away.
Maellard is looking for a sweep.
Kralj working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Kralj lands a nice forearm strike.
Kralj wants to control but Maellard is keeping him busy.
Kralj taking a breather here.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
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Maellard is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Kralj off and has taken his back!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard throwing sloppy strikes.
Maellard is controlling his opponent, waiting for an opportunity to finish.
Maellard misses with punches from the back.
Kralj trying to control the hands but Maellard breaks the grip.
I would not like to be Kralj right now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Maellard controlling well, preventing Kralj from escaping the position.
Maellard controls the position.
Maellard controlling well, preventing Kralj from escaping the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Good control from Maellard.
Maellard is hanging on to Kralj's back as he tries to escape.
Maellard controlling the position well here. Kralj rolled but Maellard kept the hooks locked in and stayed in the dominant position.
Kralj rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.

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.
Maellard trying to pass the guard but Kralj defending well.
Kralj is trying to get back to full guard.
Maellard wants to free his trapped foot but Kralj is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Maellard is keen to just control but Kralj is a slippery customer.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kralj tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Maellard defends well and Kralj ends up having to push Maellard into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Maellard fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Kralj looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
A clash of legs there as Maellard blocks the low kick.
Maellard throws a lazy right hand but Kralj sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Maellard is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Kralj can do to turn this around?
Kralj lands with a cross.
Kralj shoots in and drives through. Maellard sprawls well.
Maellard connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
A nice inside leg kick there by Maellard. That's going to slow Kralj down.
A solid leg kick lands there for Maellard.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Maellard takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Maellard misses with a straight right.
Maellard lands with a nice body punch.
Maellard avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Kralj pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Maellard fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Kralj is out of range.
Maellard lands with a shot to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Maellard feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Kraljs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Kralj lands a nice hook to Maellard's body. Maellard takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Kralj chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Maellard can pounce on him.
Kralj misses with a looping right.
Maellard smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Maellard misses with a head kick.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Maellard.
Kralj on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Maellard. Maellard obviously looking to wear him down.
Maellard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kralj.
Maellard blocks a leg kick.
Kralj checks a low kick from Maellard.
Maellard on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kralj misses the jab.
Maellard takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Maellard feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Kralj's calf.
Pops Maellard is winning the standup battle so far.
Maellard moves out of range as Kralj strikes.
Kralj pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Maellard misses with a body shot.
Maellard throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Maellard looks to score with a jab to the body but Kralj is just out of range.
Kralj drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Maellard defends it well.
Kralj throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kralj 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.
Maellard moves into range and connects with a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kralj throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kralj stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Kralj checks the leg kick.
Maellard swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Maellard gets caught napping as Kralj dives in and scores a takedown. Maellard manages to retain guard.
Kralj trying to control but Maellard is working from the bottom.
Maellard keeping full guard, as Kralj tries to pass.
Maellard wants to sweep but no luck.
Maellard is trying to control the position but Kralj postures up.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Kralj accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Kralj trying to control the position from guard on top but Maellard is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Maellard bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Kralj's guard.

Kralj tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard trying to control the position from guard on top but Kralj is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Maellard engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Maellard passes easily into side control. Nice work.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Maellard happy to just control the position for now.
Kralj wants to control but Maellard postures up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Kralj manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Kralj is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Maellard wants to hold on but Kralj pushes him away.
Maellard keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Maellard is trying to stand.
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 Pops Maellard 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. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Kralj attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Kralj scores with a jab to the head.
Maellard looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Kralj fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
A slow jab from Maellard misses its intended target.
Kralj fails to land the takedown.
Maellard misses the jab.
Maellard misses with a straight right.
Maellard misses with a wild body shot.
Kralj wants to counter the offense by Maellard and move into the clinch position.
Maellard throws a jab when Kralj was well out of range.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Maellard slips under a jab from Kralj.
Kralj throws the left hand but Maellard avoids the punch easily.
Kralj walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Maellard checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
It looked like Maellard was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kralj throws a body shot but no joy.
Maellard fails to land with a series of punches.
Kralj tries to counter by closing the distance.
Maellard lands a head kick!
Kralj throws out a loose jab but Maellard uses good head movement to avoid it.
Nice straight punches there by Maellard. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Maellard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Good work by Kralj as he checks the leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kralj avoids a punch combination nicely.
Maellard throws a chopping leg kick but Kralj manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Kralj misses with a hook. Maellard ducked under it nicely.
A head kick by Maellard misses

and Kralj counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Kralj is looking to take a break and control but Maellard is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Kralj perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Maellard is refusing to be controlled, as Kralj sits in half guard.
Maellard wants to improve his position but Kralj is controlling well.
Maellard makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Maellard.
Kralj trying to control but Maellard is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard looking to hit a scissor sweep but Kralj is one step ahead there.
Maellard can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Kralj controls the pace.
Kralj trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Kralj is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Maellard utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Maellard looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Kralj lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Kralj throws a big elbow that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kralj trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Maellard manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!

Kralj pulls Maellard in close to prevent any damage.
Maellard stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Kralj swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Maellard is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Kralj wants to sweep but no luck.
Tomislav Kralj has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Maellard wants to control from the top but Kralj keeps moving.
Maellard has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Maellard controlling from the top position.
Kralj trying to control the position here.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Maellard connects with a good right hand that stumbles Kralj. Kralj circles away out of range and recomposes himself.

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 Pops Maellard.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Maellard, 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 Shirou Masuda scores the fight 30:27
Judge Kenichi Hosakawa scores the fight 30:27
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pops Maellard!

Pops Maellard thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: AD507     
Date:   Dec 09, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Tarkhan Naranbaatar (ranked 414 p4p, 65 weight class) and Pops Maellard (ranked 617 p4p, 90 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Naranbaatar might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Batzorig Vaanchig. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

178 cm
27
176 lbs
12 - 8 - 0
183 cm
35
178 lbs
20 - 11 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Fast

KAISER Nutrition - Q160

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Tarkhan Naranbaatar!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Gregory Folan and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard avoids the body shot from Naranbaatar.
A little jabbing left from Maellard on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Naranbaatar uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Maellard.
Naranbaatar blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Maellard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Naranbaatar is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Maellard.
Maellard lands a slapping body shot.
Maellard tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Naranbaatar was well out of range. Poor timing from Maellard.
Maellard fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Naranbaatar.
Naranbaatar doesn't manage to clinch there - Maellard circles away.
Naranbaatar avoids a kick to the body.
Good exchange - Naranbaatar coming out on top.
Naranbaatar defending well as Maellard loads up on a big left hand.
Naranbaatar seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Maellard displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Naranbaatar throws out the jab.
Naranbaatar tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Naranbaatars jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Maellard moves away from the strike by Naranbaatar.
Nice defenses there by Naranbaatar.
Naranbaatar digs a good hook to Maellard's body.
Naranbaatar lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Pops Maellard seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Naranbaatar ducks under a wild hook from Maellard.
Naranbaatar is looking to counter punch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Naranbaatar.
Maellard walks into a stiff left hand from Naranbaatar.
Naranbaatar moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Pops Maellard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Maellard throws a body punch but Naranbaatar moves out of range.
Naranbaatar throws a series of punches but Maellard moves out of range.
Naranbaatar stalks Maellard and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Maellard's face. Maellard staggers backwards, shaken.
Maellard tries to work over Naranbaatar's front leg with a kick but Naranbaatar checks it.
Naranbaatar throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Maellard scores with a head kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Maellard ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Maellard scores with the left hand. Naranbaatar knows he should have avoided that one.
Naranbaatar throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Maellard stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Naranbaatar definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Maellard takes one to the chin there.
Maellard throws a body punch but Naranbaatar moves out of range.
Maellard moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Naranbaatar throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Maellard swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
A right-left combo lands from Naranbaatar.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Naranbaatar manages to avoid it.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Maellard.
Naranbaatar waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Maellard.
Maellard bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Naranbaatar blocks a head kick by Maellard.
A shot to the liver by Maellard. Beautiful body shot.
Naranbaatar fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Maellard manages to avoid it.
Naranbaatar scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Naranbaatar feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Maellard's calf.
Naranbaatar connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Maellard misses with a wild body shot.
Maellard throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Naranbaatar stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Maellard misses with a kick to the body.
A little feinted left hand from Naranbaatar on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Maellard misses with a head kick.
Maellard misses with a looping right.
A big right from Maellard misses.
Maellard throws a sloppy head kick
and Naranbaatar counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Naranbaatar throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Maellard swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Naranbaatar connects with a looping right hand.
Maellard throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Naranbaatar lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Maellard at a distance.
Maellard uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Naranbaatar.
Maellard flicks out a counter leg kick but Naranbaatar steps away.
Naranbaatar tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Maellard was well out of range. Poor timing from Naranbaatar.
Nice body kick there by Naranbaatar.
Naranbaatar scores with a jab to the head.
Maellard is looking to land body kicks.
As Maellard backs away, Naranbaatar returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
A shot to the body from Maellard misses
and Naranbaatar makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Naranbaatar throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Maellard misses with a hook.
Naranbaatar just misses with a punch to the body.
Naranbaatar throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Maellard pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Naranbaatar rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Maellard makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Maellard just misses with a punch to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Maellard tries to land a front kick but Naranbaatar steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Naranbaatar is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Maellard.

Naranbaatar shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Maellard trying to control but Naranbaatar postures up.
Naranbaatar passes the guard and advances to mount!
Naranbaatar tries to control but Maellard wriggling away.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Maellard is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Naranbaatar trying to control but he's not successful this time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Maellard uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Naranbaatar.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Maellard! But no joy.
Maellard thuds his right hand into Naranbaatar's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Maellard misses with a low kick.
Decent striking displayed by Maellard there.

Naranbaatar fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Maellard to the ground. Naranbaatar is now in Maellard's guard.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Naranbaatar slips nicely into half guard.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Naranbaatar trying to mount his opponent but Maellard defends it.
Maellard is looking to improve his position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Naranbaatar looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Naranbaatar prevents Maellard from improving his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Naranbaatar is looking to advance position but Maellard won't allow it.
Maellard 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.
Naranbaatar is working hard here to advance position.
Naranbaatar wants to lay and pray for a moment but Maellard keeps working.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Maellard trying to control but Naranbaatar postures up.
Maellard keeping hold of Naranbaatar's head, controlling as best he can.
Naranbaatar tries to pass to full mount but Maellard defends it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Maellard keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Naranbaatar is trying to control the action in half guard but Maellard is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Naranbaatar takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Maellard jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Maellard throws a jab but it's blocked by Naranbaatar.
Naranbaatar was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A punch lands to the side of Maellard 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Naranbaatar just misses with a punch to the body.
Naranbaatar throws a jab when Maellard was well out of range.
Naranbaatar lands a nice looking body shot.
Maellard takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Naranbaatar slips a straight right by Maellard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Tarkhan Naranbaatar is winning the standup battle so far.
Maellard stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Maellard misses with a right hand
and Naranbaatar counters with a straight right hand.
Maellard swings for the body but Naranbaatar moves out of range.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.
Maellard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Naranbaatar.
Maellard thows a left - swing and a miss!
Maellard thows a leg kick but Naranbaatar checks it
and Naranbaatar counters with a solid body kick.
Maellard takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Naranbaatar avoids the head kick by Maellard.
Maellard throws a lazy uppercut
and Naranbaatar counters with a stiff right hand.
Maellard throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Naranbaatar lands a head kick. Maellard smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Naranbaatar takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Maellard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Naranbaatar looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Maellard is fending him off so far but Naranbaatar persists. Nope, Maellard circles away and we're back to standing.
Naranbaatar uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Maellard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Maellard lands a nice looking body shot.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Naranbaatar fires out a quick counter leg kick but Maellard just manages to avoid it.
Naranbaatar takes a swing at Maellard's ribcage but misses.
Naranbaatar connects with a crisp jab.
Maellard scores with a punch to the head.
Naranbaatar misses with a head kick.
Naranbaatar misses with a body shot.
Maellard connects with a solid leg kick.
Maellard misses with a head kick.
A jab from Naranbaatar finds it's way through Maellard's defenses.
Naranbaatar catches Maellard with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Naranbaatar scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Naranbaatar.
Maellard misses with a few strikes there.
Naranbaatar tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Maellard with a hook.
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 Tarkhan Naranbaatar will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Maellard takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Maellard takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Naranbaatar fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Maellard looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Naranbaatar takes one to the side of the head.
Naranbaatar misses with a left hand
and Maellard counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.

Naranbaatar closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Maellard tries to buck Naranbaatar off but Naranbaatar is having none of it.
Maellard gets back to half guard.
Naranbaatar wants to control but Maellard is keeping him busy.
Maellard is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Naranbaatar's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Naranbaatar's back!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Maellard looking to hold on to the position here but Naranbaatar rolls and ends up regaining guard.
Naranbaatar looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

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

Naranbaatar is looking for a triangle but Maellard pushes his legs off easily.
Maellard trying to control but Naranbaatar is working from the bottom.
Maellard advances to half guard.
Naranbaatar tries to get to full guard but Maellard has control of the leg.
Pops Maellard has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Maellard stalling.
Maellard is keen to just control but Naranbaatar is a slippery customer.
Naranbaatar gets back to full guard.
Naranbaatar looking to hit a scissor sweep but Maellard is one step ahead there.
Maellard trying to control the position from guard on top but Naranbaatar is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard stopping the sweep attempt from Naranbaatar.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Naranbaatar throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Naranbaatar takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
A shot to the body from Maellard misses
and Naranbaatar counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
A low kick from Maellard misses
and Naranbaatar counters with a stiff right hand.
Naranbaatar bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Naranbaatar works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Maellard throws an off balance right hand
and Naranbaatar counters with a straight right hand.
Naranbaatar misses with a body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Naranbaatar misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Maellard.
Naranbaatar throws an overhand right that lands on Maellard's shoulder, as Maellard tries to avoid the shot.
Good work by Maellard as he checks the leg kick.
Naranbaatar feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Maellards jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Maellard throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Naranbaatar is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Naranbaatar cracks a nice hook into Maellard's ribs.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.
Maellard ducks under a wild hook from Naranbaatar.

Naranbaatar throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Maellard was covering up waiting for the punch and Naranbaatar finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Maellard is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Maellard doesn't do any damage with a couple of strikes from the bottom.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Trevor Gratis scores the fight 29:28
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 30:27
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 30:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Tarkhan Naranbaatar!

During a confident post fight interview, Tarkhan Naranbaatar thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: AD502     
Date:   Nov 19, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Andre Haack (ranked 924 p4p, 145 weight class) and Pops Maellard (ranked 956 p4p, 148 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.

183 cm
32
183 lbs
23 - 10 - 1
183 cm
35
178 lbs
19 - 11 - 1
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World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Andre Haack!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Elvis Blanc and Ian Loll.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Haack, right into the meat.
Pops Maellard seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Donk. Haack catches Maellard right on the button with a cross.
Haack misses with an attempted mid kick.
Maellard defending well as Haack loads up on a big left hand.
Haack uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Maellard.
Haack appears to be looking for a big counter.
Maellard throws a jab but it's blocked by Haack.
Haack throws a lazy right hand but Maellard sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Haack misses with a low kick.
It seemed like Maellard was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Haack takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Maellard changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Haack scores with the left hand. Maellard knows he should have avoided that one.
Maellard thuds his shin into the meat of Haack's side.
Maellard fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Haack is out of range.
Maellard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Haack manages to avoid it.
Haack throws a sloppy head kick and Maellard moves out of range easily.
Maellard flicks out a counter leg kick but Haack steps away.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Maellard throws a right and a left that both miss.
Haack has been working on his boxing with his coaches at FAME in the buildup to the fight.
Maellard tries a low kick but Haack avoids it.
Haack fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Maellard manages to avoid it.
Maellard lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Haack takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Maellard throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Haack tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Haack throws a sloppy head kick and Maellard moves out of range easily.
Haack misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Maellard misses with a hook. Haack ducked under it nicely.
Maellard throws a head kick but Haack moves out of range.
Maellard throws a push kick but Haack slaps the foot to one side.
Maellard throws a leg kick but Haack sees it coming and moves out of range.
Haack fires out a quick counter leg kick but Maellard just manages to avoid it.
Maellard scores with a crisp jab that stopped Haack in his tracks.
Haack finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Haack lands with a shot to the body.
Maellard throws a sloppy head kick and Haack moves out of range easily.
Haack throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
A big left from Haack misses.
Maellard lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Haack at a distance.
Haack connects with an inside leg kick.
Haack scores with a nice body kick.
Maellard lands a jab to Haack's midsection.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Maellard misses the shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Haack looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Sloppy strikes from Haack. Those never looked like landing.
Maellard pivots, looking for a leg kick but Haack is out of range and Maellard settles back down.
Haack uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maellard.
Maellard swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Maellard comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Haack throws a half hearted mid kick.
Maellard misses with a kick to the body
and Haack makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Maellard really felt that one!
Haack misses with a straight left.
Haack misses with a body kick.
Maellard lands a nice hook to Haack's body. Haack takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A clash of legs there as Maellard blocks the low kick.
Haack misses with an uppercut.
Maellard throws a combination. Haack tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
A looping hook to the body misses from Haack. Maellard does a little dance to reset his feet.
Haack misses with a looping right.
Haack fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Maellard is out of range.
A jab from Maellard finds it's way through Haack's defenses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A lazy left from Haack finds it's target.
A good leg kick by Haack.
Haack throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Maellard turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Haack throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A head kick from Maellard lands but Haack takes it in his stride.
A looping hook to the body misses from Haack. Maellard does a little dance to reset his feet.
Maellard tests Haack's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Haack tries to move into range but Maellard moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Maellard throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Haack slips a straight right by Maellard.
Maellard is looking to chop away at Haack's legs.
Maellard thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Haack if he has to take too many more of those.
Maellard throws a sloppy body shot
and Haack counters with a lovely straight right hand!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Haack lands a leg kick that knocks Maellard off balance momentarily.
Haack walks into a straight right hand from Maellard.
Maellard looks to score with a jab to the body but Haack is just out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard misses with a body shot.
Haack misses with a looping left.
Maellard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Haack paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Haack throws a sloppy head kick and Maellard moves out of range easily.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Maellard, right into the meat.
Maellard misses with a body shot.
Haack avoids the head kick by Maellard.
Maellard looks to score with a jab to the body but Haack is just out of range.
Maellard misses with a hook.
Maellard blocks the body kick.
Maellard throws a nice outside leg kick.
Maellard has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Haack 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.
Maellard goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Haack lands a nice leg kick that just misses Maellard's sensitive parts.
Maellard looks to throw the jab but Haack is out of range.
Haack throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Haack.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Pops Maellard will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Maellard throws a leg kick but Haack checks it.
Maellard throws a wild body kick that Haack sees coming a mile off.
Maellard uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Haack.
Maellard replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Haack blocks it well.
Haack avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Haack lands a lovely overhand right.
A bone on bone clash there as Maellard blocks the leg kick.
Maellard appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Haack throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Haack throws a chopping leg kick but Maellard manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Maellard lands with a thumping leg kick.
Haack throws a push kick but Maellard slaps the foot to one side.
Maellard keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Haack throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Maellard misses with a head kick.
Haack moves out of range as Maellard throws a body kick.
Haack avoids the body shot from Maellard.
Maellard missing with a left hand there. Haack was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Haack connects with a body shot that sends Maellard's belly button to the back.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard misses with a head kick.
Haack lands with a thumping leg kick.
Haack tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Maellard was well out of range. Poor timing from Haack.
Haack walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Maellard checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
It seemed like Maellard was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Nice body punch from Maellard.
Maellard avoids the head kick by Haack.
Some bone on bone action there as Haack checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Haack thinks about countering with a head kick.
Maellard pivots, looking for a leg kick but Haack is out of range and Maellard settles back down.
Maellard lands a leg kick that knocks Haack off balance momentarily.
Maellard avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Maellard fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Haack checks it well.
Haack avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Maellard blocks a leg kick.
Maellard is looking to land body kicks.
Haack avoids the body shot from Maellard.
A little feinted left hand from Haack on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Maellard steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Haack. That one must have hurt.
Maellard keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Haack avoids a kick to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard checks a low kick from Haack.
Haack moves away from the strike by Maellard.
Maellard lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Maellard throws a body shot but no joy.
Haack ducks under a wild hook from Maellard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Maellard misses with a low kick.
Maellard lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Haack lands a leg kick that knocks Maellard off balance momentarily.
Haack steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Maellard.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Maellard takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Maellard throws a head kick but Haack moves out of range.
As Maellard backs away, Haack returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Pops Maellard seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Maellard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Haack dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Maellard. That did some damage!
Maellard moves out of range of the body kick.
Maellard looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Maellard lands with a good body shot.
Maellard's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Maellard lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Haack at a distance.
Maellard tries to move into range but Haack moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard throws a body punch but Haack moves out of range.
Haack on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Maellard. Maellard obviously looking to wear him down.
Haack takes a swing at Maellard's ribcage but misses.
Haack delivers a nice body kick.
Haack lands a high kick!
Haack uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maellard.
Haack throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Maellard sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Maellard needs to keep his hands up - Haack had a free shot at his head there.
Maellard dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Haack. That did some damage!
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Haack thows a left - swing and a miss!
Haack throws a sloppy head kick and Maellard moves out of range easily.
Maellard throws a right hand that Haack ducks under and follows up with a left that Haack also avoids with ease.
Haack pivots, looking for a leg kick but Maellard is out of range and Haack settles back down.
Maellard just misses with a punch to the body.
Haack is looking to counter with head kicks.
Haack takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Maellard has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Haack.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Haack swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Haack moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Haack throws a body kick that misses.
Maellard flicks out a counter leg kick but Haack steps away.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Haack.
Nice body punch from Maellard.
Maellard connects with a leg kick. Haack looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
A bone on bone clash there as Haack blocks the leg kick.
Maellard scores with a jab to the head.
Haack misses with a leg kick
and Maellard cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Maellard is looking to score with low kicks.
Maellard lands a jab to Haack's midsection.
Haack takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Haack fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Maellard is out of range.
Haack throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Haack avoids the body shot from Maellard.
Haack goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Haack throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Haack uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Maellard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Pops Maellard will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Maellard just misses with a punch to the body.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Haack checks a leg kick.
Maellard takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Haack misses with an uppercut. Maellard saw that one coming.
Maellard smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Maellard misses with a double jab.
Haack attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
A looping hook to the body misses from Haack. Maellard does a little dance to reset his feet.
Maellard scores with a jab to the head.
Haack throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Haack misses with an attempted mid kick.
Maellard goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard throws a looping overhand right but Haack ducks down to avoid it.
Maellard throws an overhand right that lands on Haack's shoulder, as Haack tries to avoid the shot.
Maellard wants to slow Haack down by chopping away at his legs.
No joy there for Maellard, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Maellard misses with a body shot.
Haack swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Haack moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Haack moves out of range of the leg kick from Maellard.
Haack lands with a kick to the temple. Maellard shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Haack uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maellard.
Maellard misses with a left hand
and Haack counters with a body kick.
Haack takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Haack attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Haack blocks a leg kick.
Maellard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Haack.
Maellard scores with a jab to the jaw.
Maellard misses with a body punch
enabling Haack to counter with a crisp jab.
Haack throws a leg kick that misses.
Maellard tries to bum rush Haack with a series of wild strikes but Haack uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Nice defenses there by Haack.
Haack scores with a head kick.
Andre Haack has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Haack throws an overhand right that lands on Maellard's shoulder, as Maellard tries to avoid the shot.
Maellard appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Haack jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Maellard jabs at Haack's body.
Maellard with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Maellard connects with a solid leg kick.
Maellard checks a low kick from Haack.
Maellard takes a swing at Haack's ribcage but misses.
Haack gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Maellard misses with a looping left.
Haack throwing a counter right hand but Maellard manages to avoid it.
An inside leg kick from Haack misses.
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Maellard 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.
Haack is looking to counter punch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Maellard. Haack does a little dance to reset his feet.
Maellard moves out of range of the body kick from Haack.
Maellard fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Haack moves out of range of the strikes.
Haack throws a leg kick
and Maellard connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Some bone on bone action there as Maellard checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Maellard with a hook.
Haack takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Haack throws a series of punches but Maellard avoids them all with ease.
Haack closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Maellard throws a sloppy head kick and Haack moves out of range easily.
Haack throws a solid leg kick but Maellard takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Haack.
Haack 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.
Maellard goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Haack ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Maellard buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Maellard takes a swing at Haack's ribcage but misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Haack misses the target.
Haack throws a head kick but Maellard moves out of range.
Maellard misses with a body shot.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Haack might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Haack pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Maellard uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Haack.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Haack tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Haack jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Haack swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Haack tries to score with a low kick but Maellard moves his leg out of the way.
Haack blocks a jab.
Haack swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Haack takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Maellard lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Haack at a distance.
Haack takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Haack stuns Maellard with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Maellard takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Haack just misses with a punch to the body.
Haack plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Haack misses with a hook.
Haack steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Maellard.
Pops Maellard is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Haack tries a low kick but Maellard avoids it.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Trevor Gratis scores the fight 27:30
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 27:30
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pops Maellard!

Pops Maellard seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: AD494: Right Leg Hospital     
Date:   Oct 22, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard (ranked 1486 p4p, 221 weight class) and Jordan Belfort (ranked 1292 p4p, 198 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.

183 cm
35
178 lbs
18 - 11 - 1
184 cm
33
186 lbs
22 - 14 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

RAGS of a RONIN

Conviction
FORCEE



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Jordan Belfort!
The judges for this bout are Gregory Folan, William Peck and Ian Loll.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A slow jab from Maellard misses its intended target.
Maellard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A jab from Belfort misses.
Belfort throws out a powerful jab.
A slow jab from Maellard misses its intended target.
Belfort tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
A low kick from Belfort is predictable there
and Maellard cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Belfort tries a head kick but it misses.
Maellard misses with a head kick.
Belfort misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Maellard.
Maellard dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Belfort. That did some damage!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard scores with a head kick. Belfort tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Belfort attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Maellard misses with an uppercut. Belfort saw that one coming.
A jab from Maellard does it's job there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A thudding body kick lands there by Belfort!
Belfort showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Maellard.
A little jabbing left from Belfort on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Belfort blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Belfort misses with an uppercut.
Belfort on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Good shot there by Belfort.
Maellard throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Belfort sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Belfort misses with a low kick.
Maellard looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Belfort takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Maellard throws a nice outside leg kick.
Belfort jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Belfort scores with a head kick.
Maellard throws a head kick that half lands.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Belfort throws a right hand that misses
and Maellard counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Pops Maellard seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Maellard. Belfort does a little dance to reset his feet.
Maellard backing away here, and Belfort unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Maellard connects with a body shot.
Belfort swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Maellard connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Maellard throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Belfort finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Belfort throws a lazy head kick
and Maellard counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Belfort misses with a head kick.
Belfort chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Belfort steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Maellard. That one must have hurt.
Belfort cracks Maellard with a right hand to the side of the head.
Maellard scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Belfort doesn't seem bothered though.
Belfort on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Maellard. Maellard obviously looking to wear him down.
Belfort misses with a body shot.
Belfort slips under a jab from Maellard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice uppercut there from Maellard.
A clash of legs there as Belfort blocks the low kick.
Belfort ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Maellard moves away.
Maellard bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Maellard lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Maellard takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
A good leg kick by Maellard.
Belfort lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Maellard scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Belfort throws a jab but it's blocked by Maellard.
Belfort's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Maellard connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Belfort scrambles back to his feet.
Maellard lands a glancing blow to the side of Belfort's head.
Belfort moves out of range of the strikes.
Maellard throws a body kick that misses
and Belfort counters with a stiff right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Belfort loads up on a big right hand but Maellard slips the punch.
Belfort works Maellard's body with a nice hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Belfort swings for the body but Maellard moves out of range.
Belfort throws a leg kick that misses.
Maellard lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Maellard fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Belfort has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Belfort is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Maellard ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Belfort goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Maellard is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Belfort.
A low kick from Maellard misses
and Maellard takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Belfort takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Maellard throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Belfort misses with a wild body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A nice inside leg kick there by Maellard. That's going to slow Belfort down.
Belfort takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Belfort misses with a straight right.
Belfort just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromMaellard.
Maellard jabs Belfort to the body, keeping him at a distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Maellard blocks a jab.
Maellard swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Pops Maellard is winning the standup battle so far.
Belfort checks a leg kick.
Belfort swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Maellard fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Belfort checks it well.
Belfort tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Belfort throws a big shot that misses.
Maellard throws a looping overhand right but Belfort ducks down to avoid it.
Belfort throws out a counter right but Maellard avoids it with no problem.
Belfort takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Belfort loads up on a big right hand but Maellard slips the punch.
Belfort's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Maellard cracks a nice hook into Belfort's ribs.
Belfort scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Belfort throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Maellard half committed to a counter leg kick.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Belfort might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Maellard has got the better of the exchanges.
Maellard just misses with a punch to the body.
Belfort appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Belfort tries to work over Maellard's front leg with a kick but Maellard checks it.
Maellard throws an overhand right that lands on Belfort's shoulder, as Belfort tries to avoid the shot.
Belfort swings widly with a right hand
and Maellard counters with a stiff right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Belfort scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Maellard swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Belfort gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Maellard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Belfort throws a head kick but Maellard moves out of range.
Maellard throws a right and a left that both miss.
Belfort only half commits to the counter leg kick.
A nice leg kick lands there from Belfort.
Maellard misses with a series of wild punches.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Maellard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A little jabbing left from Belfort on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Maellard jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Belfort misses with a wild body shot.
Maellard misses with a leg kick
and Belfort counters with an inside leg kick.
Maellard dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Belfort misses.
Belfort throws a head kick but Maellard moves out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maellard connects with an inside leg kick.
Maellard is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Belfort can do to turn this around?
Maellard avoids the body shot from Belfort.
Maellard's corner calls for a 1-2. Maellard obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Belfort misses with an attempted mid kick.
Maellard misses with the combination.
Maellard throws a wild body kick that Belfort sees coming a mile off.
Belfort misses with a low kick as Maellard jumps back.
Maellard moves out of range of the body kick.
Maellard misses with a body shot.
Belfort cracks Maellard with a right hand to the side of the head.
Belfort takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Maellard lands a nice hook to Belfort's body. Belfort takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Maellard slips a straight right by Belfort.
Maellard takes one to the chin there.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Maellard misses the jab.
Nice straight punches there by Maellard. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Maellard.
Maellard throws an overhand right that lands on Belfort's shoulder, as Belfort tries to avoid the shot.
Maellard scores with a hook to the body. Belfort takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.
Belfort scores with a spinning back kick!
Maellard tries to bum rush Belfort with a series of wild strikes but Belfort uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Belfort scores with a head kick.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Belfort lands the left hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Belfort looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Belfort misses with a low kick.
A little feinted left hand from Maellard on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Maellard connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Belfort is looking to score with low kicks.
Belfort throws a lazy right hand but Maellard sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Belfort checks a leg kick.
Maellard throws a nice outside leg kick.
Maellard throws a looping overhand right but Belfort ducks down to avoid it.
Belfort slips under a jab from Maellard.
Belfort takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Belfort walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Maellard checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Maellard lands with a right hand.
Belfort keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Maellard takes a body punch but keeps moving.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pops Maellard dominated that second round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Belfort tests Maellard's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Belfort checks a leg kick.
Maellard backing away here, and Belfort unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Belfort takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
A jab from Belfort misses.
Belfort wants to clinch.
A looping hook to the body misses from Belfort. Maellard does a little dance to reset his feet.
Maellard uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Belfort.
A looping hook to the body misses from Belfort. Maellard does a little dance to reset his feet.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Belfort thuds a left hand into Maellard's body.
Maellard tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Belfort was well out of range. Poor timing from Maellard.
Maellard looks to throw the jab but Belfort is out of range.
Belfort steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
A big right from Belfort misses.
Maellard throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard lands with a good body shot.
Maellard takes a swing at Belfort's ribcage but misses.
Belfort misses with an uppercut
and Maellard cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Belfort moves out of range as Maellard strikes.
Maellard connects with the punch.
Belfort throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Maellard makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Maellard fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Maellard throws a leg kick
and Belfort counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Maellard fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Belfort is out of range.
Maellard takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Maellard misses with a wild body shot.
A countering left hand to the body from Belfort misses.
Maellard looks to land a body kick but Belfort moved away.
Maellard keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jordan Belfort has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Belfort misses with an uppercut.
A slow jab from Maellard misses its intended target.
Belfort throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Maellard sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Maellard fails to land with a series of punches.
Belfort throws a lazy right hand but Maellard sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
It looked like Maellard wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Maellard throws a body punch but Belfort moves out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Maellard. Belfort does a little dance to reset his feet.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Maellard.
Belfort throws a jab when Maellard was well out of range.
Belfort throws a head kick but Maellard moves out of range.
Maellard slips a jab from Belfort.
A looping hook to the body misses from Maellard. Belfort does a little dance to reset his feet.
Maellard lands with a thumping leg kick.
Belfort avoids the head kick by Maellard.
Belfort is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Maellard with a body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Belfort is looking to chop away at Maellard's legs.
Maellard getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Belfort throws a solid leg kick but Maellard takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Belfort.
Maellard wants to slow Belfort down by chopping away at his legs.
Maellard defending well as Belfort loads up on a big left hand.
Maellard lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Maellard throws a quick inside leg kick.
Maellard misses with the combination.
Belfort works Maellard's body with a nice hook.
Belfort slips a straight right by Maellard.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
A decent looking cross lands there for Maellard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Belfort moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Maellard defending well as Belfort loads up on a big left hand.
Maellard ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Belfort loads up on a big right hand but Maellard slips the punch.
Good leg kick by Maellard there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
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!
Maellard scores with the left hand. Belfort knows he should have avoided that one.
Maellard throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Belfort will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
The fighters circling - Belfort throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Belfort tries to land a leg kick but Maellard saw it coming and moves away.
Maellard slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Belfort on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Pops Maellard is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Maellard uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 30:27
Judge William Peck scores the fight 30:27
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pops Maellard!

During a confident post fight interview, Pops Maellard thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: AD490: FightLand Montreal     
Date:   Oct 08, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Desmond Glass (ranked 586 p4p, 95 weight class) and Pops Maellard (ranked 1072 p4p, 164 weight class). Glass comes to the cage accompanied by Across 110th Street by Bobby Womack. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Desmond Glass!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Alec Ball and Ian Loll.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nice shot by Glass.
Glass thuds a left hand into Maellard's body.
A nice inside leg kick there by Maellard. That's going to slow Glass down.
Glass lands a nice looking body shot.
Glass feints and then cracks Maellard's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Maellard down.
Glass throws a jab but it's blocked by Maellard.
Maellard steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Glass.
Maellard throws a front kick aimed at Glass's knee but Glass avoids it well.
Glass looks to score with a jab to the body but Maellard is just out of range.
Glass scores with a jab.
Glass lands with a kick to the ribs.
Maellard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Glass manages to avoid it.
Maellard attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Maellard missing with a left hand there. Glass was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Maellard throws a head kick that looked like it stung.

It looks like Desmond Glass has been cut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Glass is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Danga de danga de dang - Maellard scores with a four punch combination!
Maellard lands a nice shot that snaps Glass's head back.
A jab from Glass misses.
Maellard ducks under a wild hook from Glass.
Maellard misses with a body shot.
Glass avoids the body shot from Maellard.
Glass lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Glass ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Maellard moves away.
Glass keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Glass tries a low kick but Maellard avoids it.
Maellard takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Maellard lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Glass.
Maellard scores with a three punch combo!
Glass avoids the body shot from Maellard.
Maellard throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Maellard.
Maellard takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Maellard takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
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!
Glass misses with a wild combination.
A clash of legs there as Glass blocks the low kick.
Glass swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A slow jab from Glass misses its intended target.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Maellard 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 Glass has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Glass and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Maellard misses with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Maellard throws a right and a left that Glass avoids nicely.
Maellard is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Glass rather than just go for the knockout.
Maellard uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Glass.
Glass misses with a wild body shot.
Maellard scores with a decent looking hook.
Glass throws a leg kick but Maellard moved away.
Glass avoids the body shot from Maellard.
A head kick from Maellard lands but Glass takes it in his stride.
Maellard scores with a sloppy right hand. Glass should have avoided that one.
Glass scores with a kick to the body.
Glass connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Glass scores with a nice right hand.
Glass takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Maellard throws a head kick that Glass semi-blocks.
Maellard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Glass shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Maellard is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Glass.
Glass misses with a low kick.
Maellard connects with a high kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Glass fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Maellard checks it well.
Glass looks to land a body kick but Maellard moved away.
Maellard fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Glass throws the kick towards the body but Maellard avoids it.
Maellard misses with a hook to the body
and Glass cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Maellard throws a right and a left that Glass avoids nicely.
Glass misses with an uppercut. Maellard saw that one coming.
Glass connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Desmond Glass seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Maellard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Glass.
Glass is looking to counter with a body kick.
Maellard jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Glass misses with a looping right.
Glass uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Maellard.
A looping hook to the body misses from Glass. Maellard does a little dance to reset his feet.
Glass uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Maellard has time to react.
Glass displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Maellard throws out the jab.
A jab lands there for Glass.
Maellard misses with a series of wild punches.
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!
Glass scores with a decent looking hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Good standup being displayed there by Glass as he connects with a hook.
Glass lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
A head kick misses from Maellard.
Glass scores with a jab to the jaw.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Glass - that will leave a mark!
Maellard throws a leg kick
and Maellard takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
It looks like Glass has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Glass looks to land a left hand but Maellard moved out of range nicely.
Maellard is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Maellard blocks a low kick nicely.
Glass tries to land a front kick but Maellard steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Glass throws a low kick but Maellard moves out of range easily.
Maellard ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A punch combination from Maellard misses.
A counter left hand to the body from Glass misses its target.
A slow jab from Glass misses its intended target.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Maellard throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
The fighters circling - Glass throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Maellard lands a jab.

Desmond Glass's cut is getting worse.
Glass misses with a wild body shot.
Maellard attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Glass throws a leg kick but Maellard moved away.
Glass throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jab from Glass.
Desmond Glass is winning the standup battle so far.
A bone on bone clash there as Maellard blocks the leg kick.
A slow jab from Glass misses its intended target.
Nice shot by Glass.
Maellard swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Glass.
Maellard tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Glass thinks about countering with a head kick.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Glass throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Glass lands a lovely overhand right.
Maellard takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Maellard swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Glass scores with a leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maellard takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A nice leg kick lands there from Maellard.
Maellard lands a lovely overhand right.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Maellard in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Nice body kick from Maellard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Glass looks to score with a jab to the body but Maellard is just out of range.
Glass lands a glancing blow to the side of Maellard's head.
Glass feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Maellard's calf.
Glass displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Maellard throws out the jab.
An inside leg kick lands from Glass.
Glass takes a swing at Maellard's ribcage but misses.
Glass lands a nice shot to the body.
Maellard throws a shot from downtown. Glass moves away and avoids it.
Maellard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Glass manages to avoid it.
Glass 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.
Glass loads up on a big right hand but Maellard slips the punch.
Glass throws a body shot but no joy.
Maellard shapes to counter with a head kick.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Glass.
Glass takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Maellard throws a right and a left that Glass avoids nicely.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Maellard throws a series of punches but Glass avoids them all with ease.
Maellard avoids a kick to the body.
Glass keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Glass catches Maellard with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Maellard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Maellard throws a jab when Glass was well out of range.
Glass ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Maellard thows a left - swing and a miss!
Maellard takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Glass swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Glass is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Maellard moves out of range of the strikes.
Maellard looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Maellard throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Maellard needs to keep his hands up - Glass had a free shot at his head there.
Glass misses with a body shot
and Maellard counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Glass avoids a kick to the body.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Glass misses the shot to the body.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Glass uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Maellard.
Glass jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard throws a head kick but Glass moves out of range.
A big left from Glass misses.
Maellard lands a head shot.
Glass comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Glass looks to land a combination but Maellard avoids it well.
Good exchange - Glass coming out on top.
Maellard slips a straight right by Glass.
Maellard takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Maellard takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Maellard has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Glass scores with a hook to the body. Maellard takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Glass lands with a hook. Maellard tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Glass lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Maellard misses with a straight left.
Maellard ducks under a wild hook from Glass.
Maellard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Glass moves away.
Maellard on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Glass. Glass obviously looking to wear him down.
Glass pivots, looking for a leg kick but Maellard is out of range and Glass settles back down.
Maellard swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Maellard swinging wildly here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Glass moves out of range of the body kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Glass misses the target.
Maellard is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Glass looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Glass throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Maellard stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Glass.
Glass rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Maellard moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
A thudding body kick lands there by Glass!
Maellard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Maellard might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Glass has got the better of the exchanges.
Glass scoring well with a low kick there.
Nice defenses there by Maellard.
Maellard lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Maellard lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Maellard moves into range and connects with a jab.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Glass scores with a body shot.
Glass slips under a jab from Maellard.
Maellard scoring well with a low kick there.
A big right from Glass misses.
Maellard wants to counter the offense by Glass and move into the clinch position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Desmond Glass dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Desmond Glass's cut.
That's time! Glass's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Maellard throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Glass takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Maellard feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Glass's calf.
Maellard's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Glass throws a predictable looking body shot
and Maellard counters with an outside leg kick.
Maellard lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Nice cross by Glass.
Maellard chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Glass can pounce on him.
Some bone on bone action there as Glass checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Maellard throws a leg kick but Glass checks it.
Glass misses with a wild body shot.
Maellard throws out a counter right but Glass avoids it with no problem.
Glass ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Glass fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Maellard has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Glass looks to land a body kick but Maellard moved away.
Glass tries to land a front kick but Maellard steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Maellard looks to throw the jab but Glass is out of range.
A big right from Glass misses.
Maellard scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Maellard takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Maellard throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Maellard blocks a jab.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Maellard.
Maellard blocks a jab.
Maellard moves out of range of the body kick from Glass.
Glass misses with a body shot.
Glass throws a front kick that sends Maellard stumbling back into the cage.
The fighters circling - Maellard throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Glass bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Maellard misses with a low kick.
Maellard has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Glass.
Glass checks a leg kick.
Glass cracks the inside of Maellard's front leg.
Glass misses with a looping right.
Good exchange - Glass coming out on top.
Glass misses with a body kick.
Glass avoids a punch combination nicely.
Pops Maellard has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Glass slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Maellard blocks a jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Maellard checks the leg kick nicely there.
Maellard is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Glass avoids the body shot from Maellard.
Glass jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Good leg kick by Glass there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Maellard connects with a body shot.
Glass misses with a right hand
and Maellard counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Maellard misses with a wild combination.
It appears Glass was looking to counter with a kick there.
Glass connects with a single shot there.
Maellard lands a nice looking kick to the body. Glass takes a step back to recover.
Glass dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Maellard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Glass is looking to counter punch.
A bone on bone clash there as Glass blocks the leg kick.
A counter left hand to the body from Glass misses its target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard cracks the inside of Glass's front leg.
Glass throws a jab but it's blocked by Maellard.
Maellard tries to counter with a clinch but Glass shakes him off and moves away.
Glass jabs at Maellard's body.
Maellard connects with a leg kick. Glass looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Glass scores with a jab to the body.
Glass finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Maellard closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Maellard connects with a solid leg kick.
A jab from Maellard finds it's way through Glass's defenses.
Glass uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maellard.
Glass scores with a push kick.
Maellard will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Maellard takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Glass smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Glass connects with an inside leg kick.
Glass connects with a right hand. Maellard shakes it off.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard lands a nice shot to the body.
A punch combination from Maellard misses.
Glass throws a hook but Maellard avoids it easily.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Glass.
Glass dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Maellard. That did some damage!
Maellard walks into a stiff left hand from Glass.
Glass connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Maellard slips a straight right by Glass.
Glass slips a jab from Maellard.
An attempted straight right counter from Glass misses the target.
Glass moves into range and connects with a jab.
Glass throws a quick inside leg kick.
Maellard throws a push kick but Glass slaps the foot to one side.
Maellard gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Maellard staying out of range there.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.
Glass swings for the body but Maellard moves out of range.
Maellard misses with a lunging right hand
and Maellard takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Trevor Gratis scores the fight 30:28
Judge Alec Ball scores the fight 30:27
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Desmond Glass!

A relieved looking Desmond Glass thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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Event: AD484: Abnormal Rhythm     
Date:   Sep 17, 2017

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Mats Söderlund (ranked 2291 p4p, 352 weight class) and Pops Maellard (ranked 1284 p4p, 204 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

185 cm
36
181 lbs
39 - 24 - 1
183 cm
34
178 lbs
17 - 10 - 1
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 39 wins, 24 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Mats Söderlund!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are Yves DeLean, Robert Douchet and Dillan Fox.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Söderlund gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Maellard.
Maellard closes the distance and lands a one-two.

It looks like Mats Söderlund has been cut.
Maellard takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Söderlund stuns Maellard with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Maellard misses with a wild body shot.
Maellard lands with an uppercut that bounces Söderlund off the cage and back into range.
Söderlund looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Söderlund throws a jab when Maellard was well out of range.
A nice leg kick lands there from Maellard.
Maellard misses with a low kick.

Söderlund gets tackled into the cage by Maellard. Maellard maintains the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Söderlund working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Söderlund can't find room to land a body shot as Maellard controls the action.
Söderlund can't find room to land a body shot as Maellard controls the action.
Söderlund digs a right hand into Maellard's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Maellard's gas tank.
Maellard prevents a body shot from Söderlund.
Maellard lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

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

Maellard gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Maellard blocks an uppercut.
Söderlund tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A right handed body shot lands from Maellard.
Maellard softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Maellard is pushing Söderlund up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Söderlund takes a shot to the head.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Söderlund avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.
Söderlund throws a punch but it's blocked by Maellard.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
A right hand to the body from Maellard.
Söderlund blocks an uppercut.
Maellard blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maellard pressing his opponent against the cage.
Maellard lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Söderlund misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Maellard throws a head punch that misses.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard misses with a punch on the inside.
Maellard lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Söderlund backwards.
Maellard misses with a body punch.
Söderlund has a couple of punches blocked by Maellard.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard tries to work over Söderlund's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Söderlund scores with an uppercut up the middle.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Söderlund misses with the head strike.
Söderlund tries to work over Maellard's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Nice body punch from Maellard - that landed with a thud.
Maellard lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Söderlund or not.
Söderlund lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Maellard lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Maellard blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Maellard makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Söderlund tries to throw a body punch but Maellard avoids it by throwing Söderlund back against the cage.
Maellard pushes Söderlund back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Söderlund tries to work over Maellard's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Söderlund lands a hook to the side of the head.
Maellard misses with a hook from the clinch.
Maellard lands a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Söderlund fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Maellard wants to stall.
Maellard lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Maellard throws a head punch that misses.
Maellard blocks a body shot from Söderlund.
Maellard scores with a nice hook to the head.
A short left from Maellard.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A right handed body shot lands from Söderlund.
Still in the clinch, Maellard scores with a nice short uppercut.
Maellard digs a right hand into Söderlund's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Söderlund's gas tank.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard wants to stall.
A head punch on the inside from Söderlund fails to land.
Maellard lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Söderlund backwards.
Söderlund fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Maellard.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
Maellard pushes Söderlund back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A short right from Maellard.
Söderlund tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Maellard's elbow.
Maellard tries a body shot but Söderlund blocks it.
Söderlund misses with the head strike.
Maellard swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Söderlund fails to land.
Maellard pushes Söderlund back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Maellard misses with a body punch.
Maellard tries to work over Söderlund's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Söderlund breaks the clinch.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Maellard scores with a body shot.
Söderlund lands with an overhand left.
Maellard's jab looks to have found its range, popping Söderlund under the eye.
Maellard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Söderlund manages to avoid it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Sloppy strikes from Maellard. Those never looked like landing.
Maellard throws out a leg kick but Söderlund moves out of range and Maellard only half commits.
Söderlund takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
A quick step to the side and Söderlund tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Maellard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Söderlund throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pops Maellard dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Mats Söderlund'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.


Maellard staying out of range there.
Söderlund cracks Maellard with an open hand slap.
Söderlund uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maellard.
Söderlund misses with an uppercut. Maellard saw that one coming.
Söderlund lets loose with a powerful body kick. Maellard will feel that in the morning.
Maellard connects with a body shot.
Söderlund lands a leg kick that knocks Maellard off balance momentarily.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Maellard connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Söderlund throws a big shot that misses.
Pops Maellard seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Söderlund dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Maellard wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Maellard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Söderlund moves away.
Söderlund misses with a lunging right hand
enabling Maellard to counter with a crisp jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A solid leg kick lands there for Maellard.
Maellard blocks a jab.
Maellard steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Söderlund.
Söderlund chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Maellard can pounce on him.
Maellard fails in his attempt to clinch.
Söderlund chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Maellard can pounce on him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard wants to clinch up but Söderlund keeps it at a distance.
Söderlund scores with a nice body kick.
Maellard connects with a high kick.
Maellard slips under a jab.
Söderlund lands with an overhand left.
That kick from Maellard tenderised Söderlund's leg. Söderlund is trying to keep his angry face on.
Söderlund uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Maellard.
A chopping leg kick lands by Maellard.
Maellard ducks under a wild hook from Söderlund.
Söderlund stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Maellard.
Söderlund works the jab nicely.
Maellard looks to land a left hand but Söderlund moved out of range nicely.
Söderlund is looking to counter punch.
Söderlund misses with a body shot.
Maellard lands a leg kick that knocks Söderlund off balance momentarily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jab from Söderlund.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Maellard.
Maellard scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Söderlund throws a looping overhand right but Maellard ducks down to avoid it.
Söderlund uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maellard.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Söderlund slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Maellard has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Maellard looks to land a left hand but Söderlund moved out of range nicely.
Söderlund looks to land a right hand but Maellard moved out of range.
Maellard lands an overhand right.
Maellard looks to land a left hand but Söderlund moved out of range nicely.
Söderlund stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Maellard.
Söderlund looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Söderlund steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Maellard.
Söderlund looks to score with a jab to the body but Maellard is just out of range.
Maellard throws out a counter right but Söderlund avoids it with no problem.
Decent striking displayed by Maellard there.
A looping hook to the body misses from Söderlund. Maellard does a little dance to reset his feet.
Söderlund lands a nice hook to Maellard's body. Maellard takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Söderlund darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Söderlund misses with a kick to the body.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Söderlund looks to throw the jab but Maellard is out of range.
Maellard moves out of range of the body kick.
Maellard throws a counter combo.
Söderlund is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Söderlund moves out of range of the strikes.
Maellard throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Söderlund on the side of the head.
Maellard keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Söderlund.
Söderlund misses with a straight right.
Maellard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Söderlund moves away.
Söderlund checks a low kick from Maellard.
Maellard fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Söderlund on the side of the head.
Söderlund takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Söderlund lands with a nice body punch.
A big right from Söderlund misses.
Maellard dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Maellard misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Söderlund on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Maellard takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Söderlund is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Maellard fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Söderlund looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Söderlund swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Söderlund avoids the body shot from Maellard.
Söderlund scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Maellard throws a looping overhand right but Söderlund ducks down to avoid it.
Söderlund blocks a jab.
Söderlund is looking to counter punch.
Söderlund pushes Maellard away with a front kick.
Söderlund misses with a right hand
and Maellard counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Maellard lands the left hand.
Söderlund throws a half hearted mid kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nice jab there from Söderlund.
Maellard throws a body shot but no joy.
Maellard motions for Söderlund to come forward. Maellard throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Söderlund avoids a punch combination nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pops Maellard showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Mats Söderlund'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!


Maellard ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Maellard tries a quick counter leg kick but Söderlund is wise to it.
Maellard slips under a jab.
Maellard lands a really nice looking cross but Söderlund seems unphased.
Söderlund blocks a jab.
Söderlund throws a nice outside leg kick.
Söderlund blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Maellard tries to land a leg kick but Söderlund saw it coming and moves away.
Söderlund throws a body shot but no joy.
Söderlund throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Maellard feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Söderlund's calf.
Söderlund lands an overhand right.
Nice defenses there by Maellard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Maellard throws a leg kick but Söderlund sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Söderlund waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Maellard.
Maellard cracks Söderlund with a good jab.
A jab from Maellard finds it's way through Söderlund's defenses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Söderlund.
Maellard wants to slow Söderlund down by chopping away at his legs.
Söderlund tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Maellard is able to avoid easily.
Söderlund avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Söderlund digs a good body shot into Maellard's ribs.
An inside leg kick lands from Söderlund.
Maellard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A quick step to the side and Söderlund tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
A head kick misses from Maellard.
Söderlund lands a lovely overhand right.
Maellard scores with a kick to the midsection.
Söderlund misses with a kick to the body.
Söderlund takes a swing at Maellard's ribcage but misses.
Maellard throws a body shot but no joy.
Söderlund scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
A low kick from Maellard misses
and Söderlund counters with an outside leg kick.
Mats Söderlund has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Söderlund drops his hands momentarily and Maellard takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Maellard looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Söderlund misses the shot to the body.
Söderlund throws a body shot but no joy.
Maellard connects with a nice looking jab.
Söderlund misses with an uppercut.
Söderlund swings widly with a right hand
and Maellard counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Söderlund lands a jab to the head.
Maellard fails to land with a series of punches.
Maellard throws a series of punches but Söderlund moves out of range.
Söderlund explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Maellard takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Söderlund throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Maellard looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Maellard throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Maellard's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Söderlund connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Maellard scrambles back to his feet.
Maellard lands a nice looking body shot.
Söderlund throws a body shot but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Good leg kick by Maellard there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Söderlund blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Söderlund misses with an uppercut. Maellard saw that one coming.
Söderlund misses with a hook. Maellard ducked under it nicely.
Maellard moves out of range of the body kick from Söderlund.
Söderlund throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Maellard sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Söderlund takes a swing at Maellard's ribcage but misses.
Maellard keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Donk. Söderlund catches Maellard right on the button with a cross.
Maellard cracks the inside of Söderlund's front leg.
Söderlund 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.
Söderlund throws a looping overhand right but Maellard ducks down to avoid it.
Söderlund sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Maellard looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Maellard lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Söderlund jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Söderlund misses with an uppercut
and Maellard connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Söderlund tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Söderlund throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A right-left combo lands from Maellard.
Maellard avoids the head kick by Söderlund.
Maellard throws a head kick that Söderlund semi-blocks.
A head kick misses from Maellard.
It looked like Söderlund wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Maellard uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Söderlund.
Söderlund takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Söderlund keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Söderlund on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Maellard moves out of range of the strikes.
Maellard keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Söderlund throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Pops Maellard is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
A low kick from Söderlund misses

and Maellard counters by moving into the clinch.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Yves DeLean scores the fight 27:30
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 27:30
Judge Dillan Fox scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pops Maellard!

An out of breath Pops Maellard thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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Event: CEC 529     
Date:   Jul 19, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Chins Gone and Pops Maellard. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

183 cm
33
195 lbs
25 - 11 - 1
183 cm
34
188 lbs
17 - 10 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Chins Gone!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Jack Bonds and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Gone has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Russian Bears Elite Gym in the buildup to the fight.
Maellard throws a low kick but it's checked well by Gone.
Gone is looking to counter with head kicks.
Gone takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Gone misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Gone shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Maellard scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Gone throws a head kick that misses.
Gone ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Maellard moves away.
Maellard 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.
Maellard swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Maellard takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Maellard throws a front kick aimed at Gone's knee but Gone avoids it well.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Maellard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gone moves away.
Maellard dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Gone. That did some damage!
Maellard lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Good exchange - Gone coming out on top.
Maellard misses the shot to the body.
Nice shot by Gone.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard swats away the attempt to clinch by Gone.
Maellard misses with a body shot.
Gone was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Maellard cracks the inside of Gone's front leg.

Gone clinches up against the cage.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Gone.
Maellard digs a right hand into Gone's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Gone's gas tank.
Maellard throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.

Gone breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
A solid leg kick lands there for Gone.
Maellard throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Gone.
Maellard dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Maellard throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Gone counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Gone misses with a looping right.
Gone blocks a leg kick.
Maellard is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Gone rather than just go for the knockout.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gone jabs Maellard right on the nose. Maellard blinks but takes it well.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Some wild striking there from Maellard.
Gone lands a jab.
Gone feints and then cracks Maellard's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Maellard down.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Maellard looks to score with a jab to the body but Gone is just out of range.
Gone was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Maellard on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Maellard ducks under a wild hook from Gone.
Gone throws a leg kick that misses.
A shot to the liver by Maellard. Beautiful body shot.
A lazy left from Maellard finds it's target.
Maellard tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gone scores with a hook to the body. Maellard takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Maellard lands with a kick to the temple. Gone shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"

It looks like Chins Gone has been cut.
Gone dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Gone lands with a cross.

Gone tries to keep at a distance but Maellard has taken the fight into the clinch.
Gone throws a head punch that misses.
Gone lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Gone lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Maellard.
Gone misses with a short punch on the inside.
A hook to the body from Maellard.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
Maellard lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Gone or not.
Maellard cracks Gone with a nice body shot.

Gone escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Maellard throws a low kick but it's checked well by Gone.
Maellard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Maellard misses with a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gone dodges the punch combination from Maellard.
Gone will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Maellard now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Maellard steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Gone.
Maellard flicks out a counter leg kick but Gone steps away.
Gone misses the shot to the body.
Gone throws a solid leg kick but Maellard takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Gone.
Maellard looks to score with a jab to the body but Gone is just out of range.
Maellard just misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard lands with a slapping head kick.
Maellard scores with a nice strike.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gone 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.
Nice uppercut there from Gone.
Maellard thows a leg kick but Gone checks it
and Gone counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Pops Maellard will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Chins Gone's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!



Gone clinches up against the cage.
Gone lands with a left to the head.
Gone using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Maellard has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Gone lands a nice uppercut.
Maellard lands a left hand.
Maellard stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Gone.
Maellard on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Gone misses with some punches.
Maellard blocks an uppercut.

Gone breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Gone throws a head kick but Maellard moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Maellard misses with a low kick.
Gone avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Maellard lands a jab to Gone's midsection.
Maellard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gone manages to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A bone on bone clash there as Maellard blocks the leg kick.
Maellard avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Gone tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Maellard was well out of range. Poor timing from Gone.
Good work by Gone as he checks the leg kick.
Maellard throws a poor cross that misses
letting Gone counter with a right hand.
Gone moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Maellard gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Maellard has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Maellard darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Gone fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Maellard manages to avoid it.
Maellard throws a leg kick but Gone checks it.
Maellard looks to score with a jab to the body but Gone is just out of range.
An inside leg kick from Maellard misses.
Gone cracks Maellard with a good jab.
Maellard avoids the head kick by Gone.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Good standup being displayed there by Gone as he connects with a hook.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Maellard throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Gone lands with an uppercut that bounces Maellard off the cage and back into range.
Jab, jab by Gone - just one landing.
Chins Gone is winning the standup battle so far.
An inside leg kick lands from Gone.
Maellard scoring well with a low kick there.
Gone slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Maellard swings away with a leg kick that misses.
It looked like Gone wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Gone scores with a nice head shot.
Maellard lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Gone scores with a crisp jab that stopped Maellard in his tracks.
Maellard misses with a looping right.
Gone looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Gone scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Maellard sizes up Gone with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
A solid leg kick lands there for Gone.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A swing and a miss from Gone.
Maellard looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Gone misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Maellard.
Gone tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Maellard paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Gone keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Maellard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gone takes a jab right on the kisser.
Maellard misses with a body kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Gone misses the target.
Maellard ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Maellard throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Gone.
Maellard checks the leg kick.
Maellard tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Nice body punch from Maellard.
Maellard walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Gone misses with an uppercut
and Maellard counters with a nice body shot.
Gone lands an overhand right.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard walks into a jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Gone throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Maellard sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Maellard lands a nice looking body shot.
Maellard connects with a solid leg kick.
Maellard throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Gone thows a left - swing and a miss!
Maellard tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gone was well out of range. Poor timing from Maellard.
Gone avoids the body shot from Maellard.
A counter left hand to the body from Gone misses its target.
Gone bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Maellard's head.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Maellard goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Maellard throws a big shot that misses.
Maellard thumps Gone with a low kick.
Gone uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maellard.
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 Chins Gone will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Chins Gone'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. This is the final round!


Maellard is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Gone.
Maellard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gone moves away.
Maellard is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Gone.
Maellard misses with a looping left.
Maellard is looking to chop away at Gone's legs.
Jab by Gone.
Gone avoids the head kick by Maellard.
An attempted straight right counter from Gone misses the target.
Gone cracks Maellard with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Maellard throws a looping overhand right but Gone ducks down to avoid it.
Gone throws a shot from downtown. Maellard moves away and avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gone keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gone swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Nice defenses there by Maellard.
Maellard dips to his left and cracks Gone with an uppercut!
Gone throws a leg kick that is checked
enabling Maellard to counter with a crisp jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gone bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Maellard fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Gone checks it well.
Maellard misses with a few strikes there.
Gone throws a body shot but no joy.
Maellard throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Gone lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
A looping hook to the body misses from Maellard. Gone does a little dance to reset his feet.
Maellard is looking to chop away at Gone's legs.
Gone throws a lazy uppercut
and Maellard counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Maellard has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Maellard keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Gone.

Gone has Maellard up against the cage in a clinch.
Gone misses with a short punch on the inside.
Maellard tries to work over Gone's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gone tries a body shot but Maellard blocks it.
A nice right hand lands inside from Maellard.
Gone misses with some punches.
Maellard prevents a body shot from Gone.
Gone working aggressively here.
Maellard blocking some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Gone.

Gone's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Gone walks into a straight right hand from Maellard.
Maellard on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Maellard looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Maellard checks a leg kick.
Maellard fails to land with a series of punches.
Gone falls off balance throwing a combination
and Maellard counters with a nice leg kick.
A low kick from Maellard is predictable there
and Gone counters with a three punch combo that has Maellard backing up. Maellard nods at Gone to acknowledge the strikes.
Maellard pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Gone back to the cage. Maellard follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Maellard.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.
Gone throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Gone swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Gone misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Maellard.
Maellard digs a good hook to Gone's body.
Maellard tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Gone manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Gone has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Maellard.
Gone scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Gone lands with a hook. Maellard tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
A decent looking cross lands there for Gone.
Maellard throws a nice inside leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Gone misses.
Maellard takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Maellard turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Maellard throws a right and a left that Gone avoids nicely.
Gone connects with a crisp jab.
Gone connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Maellard misses with a wild combination.
Maellard throws a looping overhand right but Gone ducks down to avoid it.
Good work by Gone as he checks the leg kick.
Gone looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Gone has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Gone there as he acknowledges the shot.
Gone misses with an uppercut.
Maellard just misses with a punch to the body.
Gone throws a jab when Maellard was well out of range.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Pops Maellard.
I think Maellard 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 30:28
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 28:29
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 29:29

The fight is ruled a draw!
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hype
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FIGHT
RATING
76%

 

Event: CEC 524     
Date:   Jul 02, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard and Dean Corll. Corll has chosen South Texas Death Ride as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

183 cm
33
188 lbs
17 - 9 - 0
185 cm
38
193 lbs
33 - 17 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 33 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Dean Corll!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Corll moves away.
Corll throws a body punch but Maellard moves out of range.
Maellard throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Corll feints the counter takedown.

Corll shoots in and bounces Maellard off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.

Maellard manages to escape and get back to his feet.
Maellard throws a chopping leg kick but Corll manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
A nice inside leg kick there by Corll. That's going to slow Maellard down.
Maellard explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Maellard will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Maellard takes a kick to the side of the head.
An inside leg kick lands from Corll.
Maellard will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Corll with the counter takedown but Maellard avoids it easily.
Maellard misses with a low kick.

Corll decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.

Maellard pushes Corll off and gets back to his feet.
Corll looks to land a right hand but Maellard moved out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Corll checks a leg kick nicely.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Maellard 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 Corll has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Corll and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Maellard scores with a body shot.

Corll closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Maellard quickly recovers to half guard.
Maellard is looking to improve his position.
Maellard is looking to control Corll's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Maellard avoid being mounted?
Corll is looking to pass Maellard's guard but actually Maellard recovers to full guard.
Corll in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Corll throwing strikes but missing.
Maellard controlling the position.
Corll wants to control from the top but Maellard keeps moving.
Maellard seems keen to control Corll's posture.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Corll tries to free his leg and advance position but Maellard is retaining full guard.
Corll is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Corll trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Maellard tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Corll looking to pass the guard.
Corll keeps trying to improve his position.
Maellard is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Maellard is figuring out what he wants to do next.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Maellard takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Maellard trying to control the action but Corll is working from the bottom.
Maellard perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.

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.
Corll tries to get to full guard but Maellard has control of the leg.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Maellard slows the pace down in half guard.
Corll won't allow Maellard to pass to mount.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Horrible takedown attempt by Corll or perhaps it was just good defense by Maellard, which made it look bad.
Maellard scores with a kick to the midsection.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Maellard listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Maellard looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Corll misses with a kick to the body
and Maellard counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Maellard is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Corll can do to turn this around?
Maellard dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Corll misses with a looping right.
Maellard swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Corll catches Maellard with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Maellard misses with a double jab.
Maellard tries to score with a low kick but Corll moves his leg out of the way.
Maellard avoids the body shot from Corll.
Maellard throws a low kick but it's checked well by Corll.
Maellard throws a nice looking combination but Corll bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Pops Maellard is winning the standup battle so far.
Maellard takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Maellard lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Corll tries to clinch there but Maellard circles away.
And Maellard counters with a quick kick to the body but Corll blocks it.
Dean Corll seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Maellard throws a one two combo.
Maellard throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Maellard takes a swing at Corll's ribcage but misses.
Corll looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Corll lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Maellard circles away quickly and effectively.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Corll throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Maellard stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Corll cracks Maellard with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Maellard is looking to score with low kicks.
Maellard checks a leg kick.
Corll lands with a right hand.

Corll scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
Maellard avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Corll.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Corll throwing shots but Maellard is blocking nicely.
Maellard wants to get back to full guard.
Corll missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Maellard trying to control from the bottom.
Corll not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Corll is thwarting Maellard's attempts to control the position.
Maellard tries to get to full guard but Corll has control of the leg.
Corll drops an elbow to the side of Maellard's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ground and pound from Corll.
Corll thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Corll slips a nice elbow through Maellard's hands, connecting with Maellard's forehead.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Corll lands a nice short elbow.
Maellard has his hands clasped together around Corll's back. He's all about the action.
Maellard trying to control from the bottom.
Corll tries to pass the half guard into mount. Maellard knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Maellard is trying to maintain the position but Corll is very close to passing his half guard.
Corll is keen to just control but Maellard is a slippery customer.
Maellard wants to control but Corll is keeping busy.
Maellard moves into full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Corll throws a big elbow that misses.
Corll passes Maellard's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Maellard has hold of Corll's hands but Corll slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Maellard is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Maellard is trying to maintain the position but Corll is very close to passing his half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Corll trying to pass the guard but Maellard defending well.
Maellard preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.
Corll is looking to pass Maellard's guard but actually Maellard recovers to full guard.
Maellard controlling Corll's posture.
Pops Maellard overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Corll preventing the sweep.
Corll wants to control from the top but Maellard keeps moving.
Corll throws a big elbow that misses.
Maellard keeping full guard, as Corll tries to pass.
Corll slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Maellard taking punishment in the form of punches.
Corll is looking to take a break and control but Maellard is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Maellard is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Corll's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Corll is keen to just control but Maellard is a slippery customer.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Dean Corll will probably get the nod - 10:9.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


A head kick misses from Corll.
Good leg kick by Maellard there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Corll lands a head shot.
Maellard takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Corll swings for the body but Maellard moves out of range.
Maellard displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Corll throws out the jab.
Maellard misses with a body shot.
Maellard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Corll wants to land a leg kick but Maellard is out of range.
Maellard thumps Corll with a low kick.
Maellard throws a nice outside leg kick.
Corll throws a sloppy head kick and Maellard moves out of range easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Corll is looking to slow Maellard down with leg kicks.
Corll slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Corll tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Maellard is able to avoid easily.
Corll darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Maellard with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Corll to score with a decent uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard misses with an uppercut.
A head kick misses from Maellard.
Corll staying out of range there.
Corll looks to throw the jab but Maellard is out of range.
Corll connects with an inside leg kick.
Good leg kick by Maellard there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Corll moves into range and connects with a jab.
Maellard is looking to wear down Corll with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Maellard tries to score with a low kick but Corll moves his leg out of the way.
Corll changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Maellard lands with a thumping leg kick.
Maellard tries to move into range but Corll moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Maellard will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Corll throws a body punch but Maellard moves out of range.
Maellard looks to land a right hand but Corll moved out of range.
Corll was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Corll lands with a kick to the temple. Maellard shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"

Corll scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.

Maellard throws his opponent off and manages to get back to his feet! Nicely done!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Corll shoots in for a double leg but Maellard sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Corll throws a sloppy head kick
and Maellard counters with a good low kick that Corll was not able to check.
Corll throws out a powerful jab.
Corll misses with a wild body shot.
Nice uppercut there from Corll.
Maellard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
An inside leg kick from Corll misses.
Maellard is looking to counter punch.
Corll moves out of range of the leg kick from Maellard.
Maellard stuffs the takedown.
Maellard throws a big counter combination but Corll scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Corll checks the leg kick nicely there.
And Corll tries to counter it with a takedown but Maellard pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Corll dips to his left and cracks Maellard with an uppercut!
Pops Maellard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Maellard gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.

Maellard pushes Corll off and scrambles back to his feet.
Maellard throws a shot from downtown. Corll moves away and avoids it.
Corll tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
It looked like Maellard was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Corll.
Good leg kick by Corll there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Corll throws a leg kick but Maellard sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Maellard takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Corll plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Corll thuds his right hand into Maellard's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Corll stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Maellard.
Corll throws a big shot that misses.
Maellard throwing a counter right hand but Corll manages to avoid it.
Corll's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Corll throws a sloppy head kick and Maellard moves out of range easily.
Maellard moves away from the strike by Corll.
Maellard slips under a jab from Corll.
A head kick misses from Maellard.
Corll blocks a low kick nicely.
Corll tries a quick counter leg kick but Maellard is wise to it.

Corll shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Maellard's guard.
Corll lands a couple of digs.
Maellard looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Corll postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Corll wants to control from the top but Maellard keeps moving.
Maellard seems keen to control Corll's posture.
Corll throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Maellard is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Corll trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Corll landing with the ground and pound.
Maellard is adopting a defensive guard.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Maellard 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.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Dean Corll.
I think Corll 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 29:28
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 28:29
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Dean Corll!

Dean Corll thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: CEC 519     
Date:   Jun 04, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Charles Cooper and Pops Maellard. Chooooooooon! I think Cooper might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to s.mouse - slap my elbow. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

178 cm
40
190 lbs
32 - 27 - 0
183 cm
33
188 lbs
16 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

King of Clothes

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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, 27 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Charles Cooper!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cooper wants to clinch up but Maellard keeps it at a distance.

Cooper pushes Maellard up against the cage in a clinch.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
With the fighters up against the cage, Cooper throws an elbow but misses.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cooper blocking some punches.
Come on Cooper - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Cooper lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
With the fighters up against the cage, Cooper throws an elbow but misses.

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

Cooper clinches.
I was talking to Cooper's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Maellard throws a punch but it's blocked by Cooper.
Maellard stalling.
Maellard lands an uppercut.
Maellard blocks an elbow strike.
Maellard avoids a wild elbow strike from Cooper.
Maellard dodges an elbow strike from Cooper.
Maellard avoids a wild elbow strike from Cooper.
Cooper looking to slow down the pace here.
Cooper misses with an elbow over the top.
Maellard scores with an uppercut up the middle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cooper throws an elbow but it misses.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Cooper controls his hands.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Maellard misses with a short punch on the inside.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Cooper lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Maellard works on Cooper's body with a couple of short punches.
Cooper misses with a punch to the body.
Cooper leaning his opponent against the cage.
Nice body punch from Maellard.
Maellard leaning against his opponent.
Maellard stalling.
Maellard receives a warning from the referee for stalling.
Cooper throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Maellard scores with a hook to the body.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Cooper controls the action.
Cooper goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Cooper can't find room to land a body shot as Maellard controls the action.
Maellard lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard avoids a wild elbow strike from Cooper.
Maellard throws a head punch that misses.
Cooper lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Maellard lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Cooper backwards.
Maellard lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Cooper 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!
Cooper lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Cooper looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Maellard tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Maellard has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Cooper seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Maellard can turn it around.
Cooper throws an elbow but it misses.
Good body shot from Maellard.
Maellard makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Cooper creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Cooper avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maellard blocks an elbow strike from Cooper.
Cooper misses with an elbow strike.
Stalling in the clinch from Maellard.
Still in the clinch, Maellard scores with a nice short uppercut.
Maellard softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Cooper working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Cooper digs a right hand into Maellard's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Maellard's gas tank.
Maellard throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Coopers head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Cooper avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.
Maellard tries to work over Cooper's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Maellard lands with a left to the head.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Maellard is trying to maintain a safe position but Cooper gets an underhook and turns Maellard into the cage.
Maellard avoids a wild elbow strike from Cooper.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Cooper lands a shoulder strike.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Cooper misses with the head strike.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Cooper controls his hands.
With the fighters up against the cage, Cooper throws an elbow but misses.
Cooper looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Maellard blocks the elbow strike.
Cooper pushes off an throws an elbow but Maellard leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Cooper misses with an elbow over the top.
Cooper is looking to control Maellard's arms but Maellard gets an underhook and turns him. Now Cooper has his back to the cage.
Maellard scores with a hook to the body.
Maellard works on Cooper's body with a couple of short punches.
Maellard pushes Cooper back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Cooper wants to stall.
Maellard swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Maellard avoids a wild elbow strike from Cooper.
Maellard is stalling here.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Nice elbow from Cooper.
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!
Cooper lands a right hand that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.
Maellard scores with a shot to the side of Cooper's head.
A short left from Maellard.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cooper stalling against the cage.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
Cooper throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Maellard stalling in the clinch but Cooper improves position.
Maellard wants to stall.
Maellard is trying to slow the pace down but that's a couple of times in a row that he's tried to get underhooks and Cooper has denied him.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Cooper.
Maellard dodges an elbow strike from Cooper.
Cooper lands a left hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Pops Maellard will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Cooper tries to close the distance and clinch but Maellard swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.

Cooper clinches up against the cage.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Cooper controls the action.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Cooper just misses with a elbow thrown towards Maellard's brow.
Maellard avoids the elbow strike from Cooper, against the cage.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Cooper throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Maellard fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Maellard lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Cooper backwards.
Cooper lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
Maellard blocks an elbow strike.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Maellard avoids a wild elbow strike from Cooper.
Cooper scores with a shoulder strike.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard tries to work over Cooper's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Maellard lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Cooper.
Maellard works on Cooper's body with a couple of short punches.
Cooper misses with an elbow over the top.
Cooper tries to work over Maellard's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Maellard avoids the elbow strike from Cooper, against the cage.
Maellard scores with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cooper pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
A short right from Maellard.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Maellard as Cooper tries to tie him up.
Maellard lands a nice shot to the body.
Maellard misses with a body punch.
Maellard avoids a wild elbow strike from Cooper.
A short right from Maellard.
Maellard misses with a hook from the clinch.
Cooper misses with a hook from the clinch.
Cooper takes a shot to the head.
Cooper prevents a body shot from Maellard.
With the fighters up against the cage, Cooper throws an elbow but misses.
A right handed body shot lands from Maellard.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Maellard.
Maellard avoids the elbow strike from Cooper, against the cage.
A short left from Maellard.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Maellard.
Cooper effectively controlling the action here.
A shot in the inside from Maellard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard scores with a shoulder strike.
Cooper lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Cooper lands an elbow just above Maellard 's eye.
Cooper pushes off an throws an elbow but Maellard leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Maellard scores with a shot to the side of Cooper's head.

Cooper is rocked!
Maellard lands a big right hand that drops Cooper! The killer instinct kicks in and Maellard finishes his opponent with a series of strikes from mount. A dominating finish by Maellard!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:27 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Pops Maellard!
Our winner, Pops Maellard, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: BFT-496: Kampmann vs Pol III     
Date:   Mar 26, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard and Jari Byczynski. Jari Byczynski will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

183 cm
32
188 lbs
15 - 9 - 0
202 cm
28
202 lbs
9 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good 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 15 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Jari Byczynski!
The judges for this bout are Bruno Hogan, Steve Erwin and Winston Howard.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Maellard rushes Byczynski and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Maellard working aggressively here.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Byczynski creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Maellard slows down the pace here.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard looking to stall.
Maellard throws a head punch that misses.
Maellard lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Good body shot from Byczynski.
Maellard displaying some good clinch control by pressing Byczynski up against the cage.
Maellard lands a left hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Good body shot from Maellard.
Maellard blocks an uppercut.
Maellard scores with a hook to the body.
Maellard throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Byczynskis head.
Byczynski misses with a hook from the clinch.
Byczynski is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
A short right from Maellard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard misses with a short punch on the inside.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard blocks a body shot from Byczynski.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Byczynski misses with the head strike.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Maellard tries to stall but Byczynski uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Byczynski tries to stall but Maellard uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Maellard lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Maellard.
Byczynski lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.
Byczynski prevents a body shot from Maellard.
A nice left hand lands by Maellard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Byczynski looking to throw knees to the head but Maellard is blocking nicely.
Maellard cracks Byczynski with a nice body shot.
A body shot lands from Maellard.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Maellard.
Maellard tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Byczynski's elbow.
Maellard tries to work over Byczynski's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Maellard displaying some good clinch control by pressing Byczynski up against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Byczynski tries to break the clinch but Maellard is controlling the position.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Byczynski blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Byczynski.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maellard lands with a left to the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Maellard.
Byczynski tries a body shot but Maellard blocks it.
Byczynski fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Byczynski is keeping busy.
Byczynski working aggressively here.
Byczynski lands a body punch.
Maellard lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Byczynski backwards.
Maellard lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Maellard misses with a hook from the clinch.
Byczynski tries to land knees in the clinch but Maellard avoids the damage to the body.
Maellard lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Byczynski being controlled against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Byczynski.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Byczynski.
Byczynski trying to land knees to the body.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Byczynski avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.
Maellard avoids a wild elbow strike from Byczynski.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Byczynski controls his hands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard lands with a right to the head.
Maellard lands a shot to the body.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Byczynski misses with a short punch on the inside.
Come on Byczynski - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Maellard lands a hook that snaps the head of Byczynski backwards.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Maellard tries to work over Byczynski's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Byczynski lands an uppercut.
Byczynski blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Maellard throws a head punch that misses.
With the fighters up against the cage, Byczynski throws an elbow but misses.
Byczynski takes a shot to the head.
Byczynski has Maellard pressed against the cage, preventing Maellard from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Maellard fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Byczynski, pushing him back against the cage.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Byczynski.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Byczynski.
Maellard throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Byczynski.
Maellard swings wildly with an uppercut but Byczynski uses good head movement to avoid it.
Byczynski stalling in the clinch but Maellard improves position.
Byczynski blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
A short right from Byczynski on the inside.
Nice body punch from Maellard - that landed with a thud.
The referee calls for Byczynski to work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard tries to stall but Byczynski uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Byczynski is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Maellard tries a body shot but Byczynski blocks it.
Byczynski softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A nice right hand lands inside from Byczynski.
Byczynski throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Maellards head.
Maellard tries a body shot but Byczynski blocks it.
Byczynski taking a breather.
Byczynski content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Maellard dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Maellard.
Maellard blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Byczynski is trying to maintain a safe position but Maellard gets an underhook and turns Byczynski into the cage.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Maellard scores with a shot to the side of Byczynski's head.
Byczynski blocks an uppercut.
Maellard slowing the pace effectively.
Maellard slows down the pace here.
Maellard gets a warning from the ref for wasting time.
Byczynski struggles to land a body shot inside as Maellard controls his hands.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Maellard creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Maellard is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Byczynski can do to turn this around?

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Byczynski blocking some punches.
Byczynski prevents a body shot from Maellard.
Maellard misses with some punches.
Maellard managing to block the knees to the body from Byczynski.
Maellard stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Byczynski lands an elbow just above Maellard 's eye.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Byczynski looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Byczynski misses with a hook from the clinch.
Byczynski is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Maellard tries to work over Byczynski's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Byczynski controls the action.
Byczynski blocks a body shot from Maellard.
Maellard controlling the action here for a moment.
Byczynski lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard lands a body shot.
Byczynski has a couple of punches blocked by Maellard.
Maellard working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Byczynski misses with a short punch on the inside.
Byczynski misses with a short punch on the inside.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Byczynski.
Maellard leaning against his opponent.
A short left from Byczynski.
Maellard swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Byczynski lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.
Maellard dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Byczynski misses with a body punch.
Maellard prevents a body shot from Byczynski.
Byczynski misses with a hook from the clinch.
Maellard blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Byczynski swings wildly with an uppercut but Maellard uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Byczynski blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Maellard.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Byczynski misses with some punches.
Byczynski is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Maellard is keeping busy.
Maellard tries to work over Byczynski's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Maellard lands a body shot in the clinch.
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!
Maellard misses with a punch on the inside.
Byczynski trying to control the position but instead, Maellard has worked for underhooks and has pushed Byczynski into the cage.
Byczynski working aggressively here.
Byczynski misses with a body punch.
Maellard stalling in the clinch but Byczynski improves position.
Byczynski throws a head punch that misses.
Maellard blocks an uppercut.
Byczynski lands a nice uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Jari Byczynski will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Maellard tries to clinch up.
Maellard misses with a series of wild punches.
Maellard cracks Byczynski with a good jab.
Maellard throws a hook to the side of Byczynski's head but Byczynski sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
It seemed like Byczynski was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Byczynski ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Maellard moves away.
Byczynski throws a looping overhand right but Maellard ducks down to avoid it.
Nice body punch from Maellard.

Maellard gets a clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Byczynski avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.
Maellard lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Byczynski or not.
A short uppercut from Maellard.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Byczynski.
Maellard is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Maellard working aggressively here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Byczynski misses with a punch on the inside.
A shot in the inside from Maellard.
Byczynski blocking some punches.
Maellard blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Maellard tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Maellard throws a punch but it's blocked by Byczynski.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Byczynski controls the action.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Good body shot from Maellard.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Byczynski controls the action.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Byczynski controls his hands.
Byczynski blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Byczynski controls the action.
Maellard takes a knee to the side of the body.
Maellard misses with a body punch.
Maellard makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Maellard is working Byczynski over against the cage.
Byczynski blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Maellard swings wildly with an uppercut but Byczynski uses good head movement to avoid it.
Byczynski blocking some punches.
Byczynski misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short body shot lands from Maellard as the two fighters clinch.
Byczynski blocking some punches.
Maellard gets through Byczynski's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Byczynski taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Maellard stalling in the clinch but Byczynski improves position.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Byczynski misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maellard lands a nice uppercut.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Maellard.
Maellard fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Maellard scores with a shoulder strike.
Maellard displaying some good clinch control by pressing Byczynski up against the cage.
Byczynski swings wildly with an uppercut but Maellard uses good head movement to avoid it.
Maellard lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Byczynski.
A short right from Maellard.
Byczynski displaying some good clinch control by pressing Maellard up against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Byczynski fails to land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Maellard escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A jab from Byczynski finds it's way through Maellard's defenses.
Byczynski misses with a left hand
and Maellard counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Byczynski throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Byczynski lands a nice shot to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maellard works Byczynski's body with a nice hook.
Byczynski is looking to clinch.
Byczynski takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Byczynski takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Byczynski fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Byczynski throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Byczynski takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

Byczynski is rocked!
Maellard closes the distance and lands a vicious right hand that drops Byczynski! Maellard dives in looking to finish! Byczynski is still trying to defend himself but he's taking too many shots and the referee has no choice but to stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:55 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Pops Maellard!
A relieved looking Pops Maellard thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
66%

 

Event: BFT-492: Bondi Beach Brawl 9     
Date:   Feb 11, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Russell Lynn and Pops Maellard. Russell Lynn could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Pops Maellard's chin.

194 cm
41
189 lbs
12 - 8 - 0
183 cm
32
188 lbs
14 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
KO power
Good 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 12 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Russell Lynn!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are John Mangel, Francis DeMontford and Ron Honeybunn.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Lynn has been working on his boxing with his coaches at K.O. Koala's in the buildup to the fight.
Maellard ducks under a wild hook from Lynn.
Lynn works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Maellard throws a head kick but Lynn moves out of range.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Maellard.
Lynn misses with a looping right.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Maellard! But no joy.
Maellard takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Lynn fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Maellard manages to avoid it.
Nice sprawl there from Maellard as Lynn shoots in.
Lynn scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Lynn rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Maellard moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Lynn waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Maellard.
A right-left combo lands from Lynn.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Lynn getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Maellard lands a nice leg kick that just misses Lynn's sensitive parts.
Maellard attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Maellard's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Maellard duly obliges.
Lynn misses with an uppercut
and Maellard counters with a left and a right... And another left! Lynn is down! He's done! The ref dives in to save him and that's the end of the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:05 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Pops Maellard!
Pops Maellard decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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G S C G energy
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hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
75%

 

Event: BFT-490     
Date:   Jan 28, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Antero Rokka and Pops Maellard. Rokka kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Twilight Guardians - Out of Our Hands. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

188 cm
38
197 lbs
35 - 22 - 0
183 cm
32
188 lbs
13 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Sydney Fight Gear

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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 35 wins, 22 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Antero Rokka!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are Darius Henderson, Winston Howard and Ben Watson.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rokka shoots for a takedown but Maellard saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Maellard with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Rokka to score with a decent uppercut.
Rokka has been working on his boxing with his coaches at LOD-Guts & Glory Gym in the buildup to the fight.
Rokka uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maellard.
Rokka darts in looking for a takedown but Maellard gets double underhooks and turns Rokka into the cage.
Rokka misses with a combination
and Maellard counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Rokka fails with the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Antero Rokka. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Maellard scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Rokka shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Maellard as he jumps to the side.
Rokka swinging wildly here.
Maellard flicks out a counter leg kick but Rokka steps away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard ducks under a wild hook from Rokka.
Maellard keeps the fight on the outside.
Maellard lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.

Rokka shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Rokka was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Maellard is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rokka looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Maellard is avoiding damage well.
Maellard tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Rokka wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Maellard manages to work his way to half guard, despite Rokka's best efforts.
Maellard wants to improve his position but Rokka is controlling well.
Maellard trying to control from the bottom.
Maellard has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.
Maellard is trying is best to control the position here.

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.
Maellard blocking the ground and pound attempt from Rokka.
Rokka wants to pass the guard but Maellard is defending well.
The fighters are battling for position here. Maellard manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Rokka pushing down on Maellard's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Rokka trying to mount his opponent but Maellard defends it.
Rokka thows a huge punch but Maellard dodges it nicely.
Maellard keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Rokka lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Rokka 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.
Maellard wants to improve his position but Rokka is controlling well.
Rokka 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.
Rokka throwing shots but Maellard is blocking nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard is looking to control Rokka's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Maellard avoid being mounted?
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Rokka missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Maellard keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Maellard wants to improve his position but Rokka is controlling well.
Rokka takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Rokka thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Maellard's head.
Rokka not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Rokka throwing shots but Maellard is blocking nicely.
Maellard trying to hold on to Rokka's head to control him but Rokka postures up.
Maellard is looking for a sweep. Rokka is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Maellard is trying to control but Rokka manages to pass to mount!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rokka looking to ground and pound his opponent to a finish here.
Maellard tries to lock up and control but Rokka gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Rokka scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Maellard?
Maellard tries to lock up and control but Rokka gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Rokka working Maellard over with strikes here.
Maellard is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Rokka lands with some vicious ground and pound - can Maellard hang on?
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rokka dominating with strikes here.
Maellard is looking to improve his position but Rokka isn't that keen on the idea.
Maellard blocking the ground and pound.
Maellard wants to control but Rokka is having none of it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Antero Rokka 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.


Rokka will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
A slow jab from Rokka misses its intended target.
Maellard lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.

Rokka closes the distance and clinches.
Rokka is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Maellard pulls him back up using the underhooks.

Rokka breaks from the clinch.
Antero Rokka seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Maellard swats away the attempt to clinch by Rokka.
Maellard 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.
Rokka throws a hook but Maellard avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Rokka shoots for a takedown but Maellard saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Maellard uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Rokka.
A shot to the liver by Maellard. Beautiful body shot.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Maellard moves out of range as Rokka strikes.
Maellard lands a slapping body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Maellard drops Rokka with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Rokka looks back up at him and smiles so Maellard waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed.

Rokka is rocked!
No luck for Rokka with that takedown attempt.
Oh Rokka is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Antero Rokka. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Maellard fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Rokka seems to have got his legs back now.
Maellard looks for the body kick but Rokka saw that one coming.
Maellard lands a head shot.
Maellard bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Rokka lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Maellard circles away quickly and effectively.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rokka takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Rokka keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Maellard wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Rokka tries for a takedown but Maellard circles away easily
and Maellard counters with a stiff right hand.
Antero Rokka is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Rokka misses with the body kick
and Maellard comes in over the top with a devastating right hand! Rokka stumbles back against the cage, looking to regain his senses but Maellard is on him like rabid pit bull! Rokka slumps to the ground under a storm of punches and this fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Pops Maellard!
A very excited looking Pops Maellard made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.
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G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
51%

 

Event: Kilo 17 Pencil V Robinson 3     
Date:   Oct 23, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard and Dom Danky. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

183 cm
30
188 lbs
13 - 8 - 0
197 cm
31
202 lbs
16 - 15 - 3
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent 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 13 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 15 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Dom Danky!
The judges for this bout are Roger Salmon, Jeff Smith and Micheangelo Fripello.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Danky shoots for a takedown but Maellard saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Maellard swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Danky scores with a jab to the head.
Maellard takes a swing at Danky's ribcage but misses.
Maellard looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Danky uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Maellard.
Danky lands a glancing blow to the side of Maellard's head.
Maellard misses with a body shot.
A punch combination from Maellard misses.
Danky swings away with a body shot that misses
and Maellard cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Danky dives in and grabs Maellard's left leg, looking for a takedown. Maellard pushes down on Danky's head and hops out.
Danky swings for the body but Maellard moves out of range.

Danky is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Maellard's half guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Maellard is concentrating on defense, preventing Danky from advancing position.
Maellard wants to get back to full guard.
Danky lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
Maellard has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Danky is working away from the top position though.
Danky has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Danky looks to land a strike but Maellard avoids it nicely and regains full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Danky is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Danky missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Maellard has his hands on Danky's head, controlling the position.
Danky lands a couple of digs.
Maellard seems keen to control Danky's posture.
Danky trying to control but Maellard is working from the bottom.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Maellard is on top in guard.


Danky looking for a guillotine here but Maellard defends easily.
Danky is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


That's two minutes gone in the round.

Danky 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.
Maellard is looking to improve his position.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Maellard avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Danky.

Danky is working for a kimura but Maellard is defending it quite comfortably.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard is looking to improve his position.
Danky is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Danky lands a nice short elbow.
Maellard gets back to full guard.
Maellard is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Maellard has managed to wall walk up one of the corner posts to get back to his feet. Danky is pushing him up against the cage, looking to control the position.
Maellard fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Maellard has Danky pressed against the cage.
A short right from Danky on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Maellard is struggling to control the position.
Danky lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Danky blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Danky.
Maellard tries a body shot but Danky blocks it.
Danky blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Maellard swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Danky lands a shoulder strike.
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!
Danky goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Danky avoiding damage.
Danky fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Danky throws a punch but it's blocked by Maellard.
A nice left hand lands by Danky.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Dom Danky 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.


Maellard tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Danky manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Maellard takes one on the button.
Danky lands with an uppercut that bounces Maellard off the cage and back into range.
Maellard uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Danky.
Danky blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Danky is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Danky throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Maellard sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Danky throws a leg kick but Maellard moved away.
Maellard keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Maellard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Danky moves away.
Maellard staying out of range there.
Danky has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
A shot to the liver by Danky. Beautiful body shot.
Maellard throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Danky avoids the head kick by Maellard.
Maellard blocks a head kick by Danky.
Danky lands a really nice looking cross but Maellard seems unphased.
Danky connects with an inside leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Danky tries to work over Maellard's front leg with a kick but Maellard checks it.
Maellard just misses with a punch to the body.
Danky appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Danky feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.
Danky trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Maellard trying to keep a closed guard but Danky is proving a slippery customer.
Maellard is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Danky is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Maellard utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Danky throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Maellard works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Danky postures up in Maellard's guard and throws a big left but Maellard blocks it.
Maellard utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
My spies in The Beast inform me that Danky has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Danky is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Danky distracts Maellard with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Danky throwing strikes but missing.
Danky loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Danky.
Maellard wants to sweep but no luck.
Maellard has momentary wrist control but Danky slips an elbow through the middle.
Danky in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Danky passes Maellard's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Danky scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Danky landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Maellard taking some punishment here, with Danky in his half guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Maellard has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Danky is working away from the top position though.
Maellard is looking for a sweep. Danky is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Danky is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Maellard sees it coming and defends easily.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Maellard has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Danky is working away from the top position though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Maellard kicks Danky off and gets back to his feet.
Nice defenses there by Maellard.
Danky shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Maellard as he avoids it easily.
Maellard has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Danky.

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

Maellard kicks Danky off and gets back to his feet.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Maellard misses with a wild combination.
Danky is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Maellard with a body shot.
Danky has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Maellard avoids the body shot from Danky.
Maellard checks a low kick from Danky.
Maellard seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Danky throws a poor cross that misses
and Maellard counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Danky buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Danky swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Maellard misses the shot to the body.
Maellard takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
A swing and a miss from Danky.
Danky fails with the takedown
and Maellard counters with a leg kick.
Danky shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Maellard counters with a stiff right hand.
Pops Maellard has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dom Danky.
Danky misses with a leg kick.

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

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


Danky is looking for a triangle but Maellard pushes his legs off easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Dom Danky 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. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Danky avoids a kick to the body.
Danky feints the counter takedown.
Danky looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Danky lands a nice leg kick that just misses Maellard's sensitive parts.
Danky takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Danky shoots in looking for a takedown but Maellard manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Danky's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Pops Maellard is winning the standup battle so far.
Danky tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Danky dives in for a single leg takedown but Maellard sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Danky fails with the takedown.
Pops Maellard has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dom Danky.
Danky shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Maellard misses with a series of wild punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Danky blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Danky connects with a single shot there.
Danky avoids the head kick by Maellard.

Danky shoots in and gets a takedown into Maellard's guard.

Maellard 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 one minute gone in the round.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Danky.
Danky just leaning against Maellard, taking a breather.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Danky controls the action.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Danky avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.
Maellard wants to get back to striking at distance but Danky won't allow it.
Still in the clinch, Maellard scores with a nice short uppercut.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Maellard being controlled against the cage.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Danky controls his hands.
Danky tries a body shot but Maellard blocks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Danky lands a hook that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.
Danky blocks a body shot from Maellard.
Danky prevents a body shot from Maellard.
Danky misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Danky lands a nice shot to the body.
Danky leaning his opponent against the cage.
Danky makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Danky blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Maellard swings wildly with an uppercut but Danky uses good head movement to avoid it.
Danky tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Maellard is looking to control Danky's arms but Danky gets an underhook and turns him. Now Maellard has his back to the cage.
Dom Danky seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Maellard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Maellard is working Danky over against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Danky has Maellard pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Maellard manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Danky throws a head punch that misses.
Danky blocks an uppercut.
Pops Maellard has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Maellard softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Danky misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maellard lands a left hand that snaps the head of Danky backwards.
Maellard misses with a hook from the clinch.
Maellard lands with a left to the head.
Maellard throws a head punch that misses.
Danky lands a hook that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Danky.
A nice left hand lands by Danky.
Danky blocks an uppercut.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Maellard content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Maellard prevents a body shot from Danky.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Danky jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Maellard walks away with a smile on his face. Danky gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Danky shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Maellard defends it nicely.
Maellard misses with a low kick.

Danky closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Maellard to the mat! Maellard manages to get full guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Danky landing with the ground and pound.
Maellard is pulling down on Danky's head. It's preventing any offense from Danky, at least for the moment.
Maellard working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Danky.
Danky throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Maellard works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

Maellard escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Danky gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Danky lands a couple of elbows.

And that's the end of the fight!
Pops Maellard showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Danky 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 Roger Salmon scores the fight 28:29
Judge Jeff Smith scores the fight 28:29
Judge Micheangelo Fripello scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Dom Danky!

After winning the bout, Dom Danky thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
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G S C
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
57%

 

Event: Kilo 15 Dekkers V Steroidi Jr     
Date:   Oct 10, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Don Johnson and Pops Maellard. Johnson's entrance music is Miami Vice Theme Song. A fine choice. 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!

186 cm
28
200 lbs
5 - 7 - 0
183 cm
30
188 lbs
12 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good 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 5 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Don Johnson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are Josh West, Micheangelo Fripello and Roger Salmon.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard throws a low kick but Johnson moves out of range easily.
Maellard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Johnson moves away.

Maellard rushes Johnson and presses him up against the cage.
Maellard scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Johnson blocks a body shot from Maellard.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maellard working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Maellard has Johnson pressed against the cage.
Maellard lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The referee is keeping an eye on Maellard - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Maellard tries to work over Johnson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Maellard misses with a hook from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A left hand lands to the body for Maellard.
Johnson struggles to land a body shot inside as Maellard controls his hands.
Johnson lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
A right hand to the body from Maellard.
Johnson has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Maellard is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Maellard lands a right hand that snaps the head of Johnson backwards.
Maellard misses with a punch on the inside.
Maellard softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Johnson controls his hands.
Johnson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Maellard digs a right hand into Johnson's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Johnson's gas tank.
A short body shot lands from Maellard as the two fighters clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard tries to circle away but Johnson has him pinned against the cage.
Maellard lands a hook that snaps the head of Johnson backwards.
Maellard works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Johnson controls his hands.
Maellard tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Maellard makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Johnson blocks an uppercut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Maellard misses with a hook from the clinch.
Johnson prevents a body shot from Maellard.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maellard is struggling to control the position.
Maellard lands a left hand.
Maellard blocking some punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard misses with a punch on the inside.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Maellard.
Maellard stalling the fight.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Johnson.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Maellard wants to break the clinch but can't.
Johnson blocks an uppercut.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Maellard tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Maellard gets underhooks to prevent Johnson's takedown attempt.
Maellard is pushing Johnson up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard lands a body shot in the clinch.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Johnson.
Maellard tries to work over Johnson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Johnson.
A short body shot lands from Maellard as the two fighters clinch.

Maellard breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Maellard throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Johnson drops down looking for a counter takedown but Maellard sprawls and moves away.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Maellard thumps Johnson with a low kick.
Johnson slips under a jab.
Johnson feinted with a counter takedown.
Maellard misses with a wild body shot.
Johnson was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Maellard moves into range and clinches up with Johnson.
A body shot lands from Maellard.
Maellard is struggling to control the position.
Maellard lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Maellard throws a punch but it's blocked by Johnson.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
Johnson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Johnson blocking some punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Come on Maellard - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Maellard tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Johnson.
Maellard lands a hook to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Johnson blocking some punches.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Maellard stalls.
Johnson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Maellard scores with a shot to the side of Johnson's head.
Maellard slowing the pace effectively.
Johnson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Johnson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard tries to work over Johnson's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Maellard creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Maellard lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Maellard blocking some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Johnson misses with a punch on the inside.
Johnson lands an elbow inside that Maellard shrugs off.
Maellard misses with a punch on the inside.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Johnson controls the action.
Maellard throws a head punch that misses.

Johnson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Pops Maellard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Maellard lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
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!
Maellard throws a head kick but Johnson moves out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Johnson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Maellard scores with a leg kick.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.
Johnson moves out of range as Maellard strikes.
Johnson appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Johnson looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Maellard throws a right hand that misses
letting Johnson counter with a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard takes a swing at Johnson's ribcage but misses.
A counter left hand to the body from Johnson misses its target.
Maellard stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Maellard wants it to stay on the feet.
Maellard tries a quick counter leg kick but Johnson is wise to it.
Maellard misses with a looping right.
Maellard lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Maellard.
Maellard throws a jab but it's blocked by Johnson.
Maellard looks to land a left hand but Johnson moved out of range nicely.
Maellard misses with a straight right.
Johnson appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Maellard throws a leg kick
and Johnson counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Maellard connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Maellard jabs Johnson right on the nose. Johnson blinks but takes it well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson ducks under a wild hook from Maellard.
Johnson half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Pops Maellard seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Maellard scoring well with a low kick there.
Maellard throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Johnson blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Johnson scores with a hook.
Maellard throws a head kick but Johnson moves out of range.
Johnson drops down looking for a counter takedown but Maellard sprawls and moves away.
Maellard wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.

Maellard drives through and clinches with Johnson against the cage.
Johnson taking a breather.
Pops Maellard seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Johnson blocking some punches.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pops Maellard showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Maellard lands a jab to the nose.
Johnson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Johnson moves out of range as Maellard strikes.
Maellard goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
It looked like Johnson was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Maellard misses with a series of wild punches.
Maellard thows a leg kick but Johnson checks it

and Johnson counters with a nice double leg into guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard can't keep his opponent in guard - Johnson advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Johnson wants to control but Maellard is keeping him busy.
Johnson lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Johnson is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Johnson stops Maellard from getting back to his feet.
Johnson 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.
Maellard is not content to let Johnson control the position.
Johnson trying to mount his opponent but Maellard defends it.
Maellard is refusing to be controlled, as Johnson sits in half guard.
Maellard wants to improve his position but Johnson is controlling well.
Johnson trying to pass the guard but Maellard defending well.
Johnson looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.

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.
Johnson 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.
Johnson is trying to control the action in half guard but Maellard is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

Johnson is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Maellard defends it well.
Johnson is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Maellard wants to get back to full guard.
Johnson wants to take a breather but Maellard is having none of it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Maellard tries to kick Johnson off but Johnson keeps his base steady and stays in half guard.
Johnson controlling the action here.

Maellard has managed to escape just enough to sneak back to his feet but Johnson is on him like a limpet, forcing Maellard back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Johnson lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.
Johnson blocking some punches.
Johnson keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Maellard's efforts to push away.

Johnson is working on a single leg takedown against the cage. Maellard can't fight it off and eventually Johnson manages to take the fight to the floor. Maellard looks annoyed but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.
Maellard looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Maellard keeps moving.
Johnson is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Maellard is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Maellard is keeping the position for now.
Maellard has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Johnson wants to control from the top but Maellard keeps moving.
Johnson engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Maellard is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Maellard seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Don Johnson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Pops Maellard is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.

Johnson is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Maellard pulls his head out easily.

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 Don Johnson.
I think Maellard 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 Josh West scores the fight 27:29
Judge Micheangelo Fripello scores the fight 27:29
Judge Roger Salmon scores the fight 27:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pops Maellard!

A victorious Pops Maellard thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
The defeated Don Johnson had this to say: 'It never happens this way when I'm on TV.'.
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G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
41%

 

Event: EVO 269: Tallon vs Cortes     
Date:   Sep 24, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard and John Dillinger. Dillinger is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Listen!!. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

183 cm
30
188 lbs
12 - 7 - 0
180 cm
29
195 lbs
15 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, John Dillinger!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Richard Clark and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dillinger just misses with a punch to the body.
Dillinger throws a poor cross that misses
and Maellard counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Maellard is looking to land body kicks.
Maellard uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Dillinger has time to react.
A big right from Dillinger misses.
Dillinger misses with a low kick.
Maellard throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Maellard cracks Dillinger with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Maellard keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Dillinger.
Dillinger avoids the body shot from Maellard.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Dillinger 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.
Maellard misses with a left hand
and Dillinger counters with a stiff right hand.
Dillinger tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Maellard manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Maellard checks a leg kick.
Dillinger scores with a jab. Maellard acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Maellard throws a head kick but Dillinger moves out of range.
Dillinger lands a right hook to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Dillinger scores with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dillinger thuds his shin into the meat of Maellard's side.
Dillinger misses with a hook. Maellard ducked under it nicely.
Dillinger shoots in for a takedown but Maellard shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Maellard lands an overhand right.
Dillinger connects with a solid leg kick.
Maellard moves out of range of the strikes.
Maellard is looking to score with low kicks.
Dillinger gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Maellard.

Dillinger looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Maellard!
Maellard is looking for a sweep.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
I wouldn't like to be where Maellard is right now.
Maellard struggling a bit here.
Maellard is trying to improve his position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dillinger looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Maellard is avoiding damage well.
Both fighters take a look at the clock.
Dillinger lands a few punches from side control.
Dillinger throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Dillinger landing a few strikes.
Dillinger trying to control the position but Maellard is working away.
Dillinger working the body and head with strikes.
Maellard is trying to control Dillinger's posture but Dillinger avoids it.
Maellard gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard keeping control of the position.
Maellard gets back to full guard.
Maellard is looking to stand up but Dillinger isn't so interested in that idea.
Dillinger in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Dillinger trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Maellard is adopting a defensive guard.
Maellard has a closed guard, preventing Dillinger from standing up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Maellard controls Dillinger momentarily but Dillinger frees himself.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Dillinger lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Dillinger throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Dillinger stuns Maellard with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Dillinger takes a swing at Maellard's ribcage but misses.
Dillinger fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Maellard manages to avoid it.
Maellard fails to land with a series of punches.
Maellard seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Dillinger connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Dillinger connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Maellard throws a head kick but Dillinger moves out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Maellard checks a leg kick.
Nice straight punches there by Dillinger. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Dillinger.
Maellard keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
A telegraphed right hand from Dillinger misses the target.
Dillinger takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Dillinger misses with an uppercut. Maellard saw that one coming.
Dillinger lands with an overhand left.
Dillinger is looking to score with low kicks.
Dillinger pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Dillinger chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Maellard can pounce on him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dillinger uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Maellard has time to react.
Dillinger smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Dillinger lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Maellard circles away quickly and effectively.
Dillinger takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Maellard misses the jab.
It seemed like Dillinger was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Dillinger.
Maellard scores with a nice head shot.
Maellard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Dillinger.
Maellard loads up on a big right hand but Dillinger slips the punch.
Maellard takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Maellard throws out a loose jab but Dillinger uses good head movement to avoid it.
Dillinger tries to clinch there but Maellard circles away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Dillinger. Maellard does a little dance to reset his feet.
Maellard tries to close the distance and clinch up but Dillinger swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Maellard misses with a low kick.
Dillinger throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Maellard sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Maellard throws a head kick but Dillinger moves out of range.
Maellard steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Dillinger. That one must have hurt.
Dillinger scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Maellard doesn't seem bothered though.
Maellard cracks Dillinger with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Dillinger slips under a jab.
A little jabbing left from Dillinger on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An inside leg kick lands from Dillinger.
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!
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Dillinger throws a jab but it's blocked by Maellard.
Pops Maellard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Dillinger tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
It looked like Maellard wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Maellard on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Dillinger. Dillinger obviously looking to wear him down.
The fighters circle momentarily. Maellard darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Dillinger misses with a wild body shot.
Maellard 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.
Dillinger misses the shot to the body.
Maellard tries to bum rush Dillinger with a series of wild strikes but Dillinger uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Dillinger throws out a leg kick but Maellard moves out of range and Dillinger only half commits.
Dillinger moves out of range of the strikes.
Dillinger throws out a counter right but Maellard avoids it with no problem.
Dillinger blocks a head kick by Maellard.
John Dillinger seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Dillinger connects with a single shot there.
Dillinger fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dillinger takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Dillinger!
Dillinger scores with a push kick.
Maellard slips a jab and a cross from Dillinger.
Dillinger is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Maellard.
Dillinger throws a series of punches but Maellard avoids them all with ease.
No joy there for Maellard, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Dillinger moves out of range as Maellard strikes.
Dillinger slips a straight right by Maellard.
A leg kick checked by Maellard.
Dillinger throws a wild body kick that Maellard sees coming a mile off.
Maellard has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Dillinger.
Maellard lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Dillinger at a distance.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maellard bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Dillinger's head backwards.
Maellard moves away from the strike by Dillinger.
Dillinger throws a right hand that Maellard ducks under and follows up with a left that Maellard also avoids with ease.
Maellard throws a half hearted mid kick.
Maellard goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Dillinger throws out a counter right but Maellard avoids it with no problem.
Maellard keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Maellard 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.
Dillinger checks the leg kick nicely there.
Dillinger scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Dillinger 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.
Maellard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Dillinger has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Maellard is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Dillinger thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Maellard if he has to take too many more of those.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

John Dillinger 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. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


A head kick misses from Maellard.
Horrible takedown attempt by Dillinger or perhaps it was just good defense by Maellard, which made it look bad.
Dillinger wants to land a leg kick but Maellard is out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Maellard on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Dillinger misses with a head kick.
Dillinger blocks a leg kick.
Maellard misses with a wild body shot.
Dillinger replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Maellard blocks it well.

Maellard moves into the clinch successfully.
Dillinger has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Maellard avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
A right hand to the body from Maellard.
Maellard fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Maellard tries to work over Dillinger's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Dillinger misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Dillinger blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Dillinger stalling the fight.
A battle for position here, against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dillinger looking to slow down the pace here.
Maellard tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Dillinger's elbow.

Dillinger breaks the clinch.
Dillinger tries a low kick but Maellard avoids it.
Dillinger scores with a jab to the jaw.
Some bone on bone action there as Dillinger checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Dillinger throws a low kick but it's checked well by Maellard.
Maellard moves out of range of the strikes.
Maellard throws a right and a left that Dillinger avoids nicely.
Dillinger connects with an inside leg kick.
Maellard throws a head kick but Dillinger moves out of range.
A chopping leg kick lands by Dillinger.
Dillinger blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Maellard avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Maellard is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard wants to clinch up but Dillinger keeps it at a distance.
A nice side step and Dillinger releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Maellard takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Maellard tries to land a front kick but Dillinger steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Dillinger connects with a jab.
Maellard throws a sloppy head kick and Dillinger moves out of range easily.
Dillinger changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Maellard sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

Maellard closes the distance and clinches.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Dillinger misses with a punch on the inside.
Dillinger lands a body punch.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
A right hook to the body lands for Dillinger.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Dillinger controls his hands.
Maellard is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Dillinger escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Dillinger misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Pops Maellard has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Maellard fails in his attempt to clinch.
Dillinger lands with a thumping leg kick.
Dillinger with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Maellard is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Dillinger.
Maellard fails with an attempt to clinch.
John Dillinger is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
A big right from Dillinger misses.
Dillinger keeps Maellard at a distance using the push kick.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.
Sloppy strikes from Dillinger. Those never looked like landing.
Dillinger works the jab nicely.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Dillinger.
Maellard fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Dillinger is out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dillinger works Maellard's body with a nice hook.
Maellard will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Dillinger turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Dillinger scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Dillinger blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Dillinger appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Maellard takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Dillinger shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Maellard but Maellard pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Pops Maellard has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of John Dillinger.
Maellard swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Dillinger misses with a hook. Maellard ducked under it nicely.
Maellard tries to clinch there but Dillinger circles away.
Maellard has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Dillinger.
Dillinger is looking to slow Maellard down with leg kicks.
Maellard throws an overhand right that lands on Dillinger's shoulder, as Dillinger tries to avoid the shot.
Maellard connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 27:30
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 27:30
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... John Dillinger!

John Dillinger thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: EVO 259: Kakoullis vs Murphy     
Date:   Jul 30, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard and Ragnar Danneskjöld. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

183 cm
29
188 lbs
11 - 7 - 0
185 cm
29
200 lbs
17 - 13 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Museum of Monsters & Madmen



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 11 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Ragnar Danneskjöld!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, James Glass and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Danneskjöld shoots in for a takedown but Maellard shows good takedown defense.

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

Maellard manages to create a bit of space in order to work his way back to his feet. Danneskjöld keeps hold of his opponent and drives him back against the cage.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Danneskjöld controls his hands.
Maellard is leaning against Danneskjöld and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A short left from Maellard.
Maellard digs a right hand underneath Danneskjöld's ribcage. Danneskjöld let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Maellard lands a shoulder strike.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Maellard is pressed up against the cage. Danneskjöld has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Maellard down to the mat. Maellard avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Maellard stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Maellard wants it to stay on the feet.
Pops Maellard has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ragnar Danneskjöld.
Danneskjöld is trying hard to land a takedown here. Maellard sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Maellard throws a good cross that connects.
Maellard keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
An attempted straight right counter from Maellard misses the target.
Danneskjöld looks winded!
Maellard with a nice cross.

Maellard gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Danneskjöld to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Maellard trying to control the position here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Danneskjöld lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Danneskjöld tries to free his leg and advance position but Maellard is retaining full guard.
Danneskjöld working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Maellard has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Danneskjöld postures up.
Maellard manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Danneskjöld manages to get himself to full guard.


Danneskjöld is looking for a triangle but Maellard pushes his legs off easily.
Maellard is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Danneskjöld avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Maellard looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Danneskjöld keeping moving, preventing Maellard from controlling successfully.
Danneskjöld is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Maellard showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Maellard postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Danneskjöld looking for subs off his back but Maellard has passed one foot through into half guard.
Danneskjöld is looking to control Maellard's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Danneskjöld avoid being mounted?
Danneskjöld avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Maellard.
Danneskjöld is looking to improve his position.
Maellard wants to lay and pray for a moment but Danneskjöld keeps working.
Maellard content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.

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.

Danneskjöld looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Danneskjöld looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Maellard is looking to advance position but Danneskjöld won't allow it.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Maellard is thwarting Danneskjöld's attempts to control the position.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Danneskjöld tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Maellard defends well and Danneskjöld ends up having to push Maellard into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Danneskjöld shoots in looking for a takedown. Maellard tries to sprawl out of it but Danneskjöld keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Maellard manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Maellard paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Danneskjöld goes for a double leg but Maellard avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Maellard continues to drive forward.
Danneskjöld is looking to clinch but Maellard is avoiding it.

Danneskjöld has closed the distance and engaged Maellard in a clinch.
Danneskjöld is trying to pull guard but Maellard turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.

Danneskjöld has double underhooks and is working for a body lock takedown. He's got it. The fighters land in half guard but Maellard regains guard immediately.

Maellard had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Danneskjöld defends it easily.
Pops Maellard overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Maellard looking to hit a scissor sweep but Danneskjöld is one step ahead there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Danneskjöld accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Maellard is trying to control the position but Danneskjöld postures up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard wants to sweep here but Danneskjöld controlling him for the moment.
Maellard pulls Danneskjöld in close to prevent any damage.
Danneskjöld postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Danneskjöld throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

Maellard manages to escape and get back to his feet.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Danneskjöld.
Pops Maellard has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ragnar Danneskjöld.
Maellard lands with a nice body kick.
Danneskjöld looks for a takedown but Maellard sprawls well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard throws a sloppy head kick and Danneskjöld moves out of range easily.
A jab from Maellard finds it's way through Danneskjöld's defenses.
Maellard lands with a thumping leg kick.
Danneskjöld tries to clinch there but Maellard circles away.
And Maellard counters with a quick kick to the body but Danneskjöld blocks it.
Maellard scores with a shot to the body.
Pops Maellard is winning the standup battle so far.
Danneskjöld takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Danneskjöld tries to clinch up but Maellard circles away and keeps his distance.
Pops Maellard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Maellard closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Danneskjöld tries to pull guard but Maellard holds him up against the cage and eventually Danneskjöld drops back down to his feet.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Danneskjöld wants a takedown but no success here.
A right hand to the body from Maellard.
Maellard lands a left hand.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Danneskjöld avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard blocks an uppercut.
Maellard is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Danneskjöld can do to turn this around?
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.

Danneskjöld manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Danneskjöld manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Maellard manages to get himself to full guard.

Maellard is trying to control the position but Danneskjöld postures up.
Danneskjöld looking to pass the guard.
Maellard is trying to control the position but Danneskjöld postures up.
Danneskjöld scoring with punches to the head and body.

Maellard looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Maellard utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Danneskjöld won't allow Maellard to sweep him here.
Maellard preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Danneskjöld is looking to work some ground and pound but Maellard has wrist control.
Maellard looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Maellard utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Maellard wants to sweep here but Danneskjöld controlling him for the moment.
Maellard pulls Danneskjöld in close to prevent any damage.
Danneskjöld lands a couple of elbows.
Maellard trying to control the position here.
Danneskjöld throwing strikes but missing.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Maellard is on top in guard.

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

Pops Maellard dominated that second round.
That's time! Maellard's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Danneskjöld throws a sloppy body shot
and Maellard counters with a nice leg kick.
Maellard throws a head kick but Danneskjöld moves out of range.
Maellard fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

Danneskjöld rushes Maellard and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
A nice left hand lands by Maellard.
I was talking to Maellard's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Maellard swings wildly with an uppercut but Danneskjöld uses good head movement to avoid it.
Danneskjöld jumps guard but Maellard stands there with Danneskjöld around his waist. Danneskjöld gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Danneskjöld scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Danneskjöld is looking for a takedown.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Pops Maellard has scored more points in the clinch so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Danneskjöld fails to pull guard.
Pops Maellard has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ragnar Danneskjöld.
Danneskjöld is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Maellard pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Maellard misses with some punches.
Danneskjöld goes for a takedown attempt but Maellard pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Danneskjöld is defended easily by Maellard.
Danneskjöld takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Danneskjöld tries to clinch up.
Maellard is looking to counter the offense by Danneskjöld and move into the clinch.
Danneskjöld tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Maellard throws a leg kick which misses Danneskjöld's front leg but catches the back leg as Danneskjöld tries to avoid it.
Maellard lands with an uppercut that bounces Danneskjöld off the cage and back into range.
The crowd cheers as Maellard lands an impressive looking overhand right. Danneskjöld doesn't seem phased though.
Danneskjöld moves in looking to clinch but Maellard pushes him off.
Danneskjöld takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Maellard misses with a head kick.
Danneskjöld feints the counter takedown.
Danneskjöld fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Danneskjöld with a lazy takedown attempt
and Maellard counters with a low kick, right behind Danneskjöld 's knee.
Maellard connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Danneskjöld's hands.
Ragnar Danneskjöld seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Maellard scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Maellard scores with a jab to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Maellard throws a leg kick which misses Danneskjöld's front leg but catches the back leg as Danneskjöld tries to avoid it.
Danneskjöld shoots in looking for a takedown. Maellard tries to sprawl out of it but Danneskjöld keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Maellard manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard delivers a nice body kick.
Maellard connects with an inside leg kick.
Danneskjöld wants to clinch up but Maellard keeps it at a distance.
Danneskjöld looks to clinch
and Maellard counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Danneskjöld thinking.

Danneskjöld gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Maellard throws a punch but it's blocked by Danneskjöld.
Danneskjöld tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Maellard smiles and moves away.
Danneskjöld misses with a takedown attempt
letting Maellard counter with a right hand.
Maellard fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Danneskjöld on the side of the head.
Maellard lands a hook that stumbles Danneskjöld back into the cage. Maellard follows up with a straight and another hook that land right on the button, dropping Danneskjöld to the canvas! Maellard pounces and lands several unanswered shots - Danneskjöld has had enough and taps out! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:50 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Strikes). Pops Maellard!
A victorious Pops Maellard thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
Ragnar Danneskjöld was interviewed post fight and said 'Who is John Galt?'.
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Event: EVO 254: Tallon vs Saibot     
Date:   Jul 07, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Aaron Newport and Pops Maellard. Aaron Newport could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Pops Maellard's chin.

190 cm
32
194 lbs
16 - 4 - 0
183 cm
29
188 lbs
11 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Fast

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Aaron Newport!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, James Glass and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Newport keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Maellard.
Newport swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Newport connects with a leg kick. Maellard looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Newport throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Newport throws a poor cross that misses
and Maellard counters with a lovely straight right hand!

Maellard moves into the clinch.
Maellard slowing the pace effectively.
Maellard tries to work over Newport's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Maellard tries a body shot but Newport blocks it.
Maellard trying to stall but Newport improves his position.
Newport works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Newport leaning against his opponent.
Newport blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
The referee is keeping an eye on Newport - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Newport lands a right hand that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.
Maellard takes a shot to the head.
Maellard misses with a short punch on the inside.
Newport doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Newport misses with the head strike.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Newport controls his hands.
Maellard lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Newport misses with a short punch on the inside.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short right from Newport.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Newport struggles to land a body shot inside as Maellard controls his hands.
Newport scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Newport controls the action.
Maellard lands a body punch in the clinch.
Maellard lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Newport.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Newport avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Newport with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Newport works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Newport pushes Maellard back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Maellard throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Newport misses with some punches.
Newport prevents a body shot from Maellard.
Maellard pressing his opponent against the cage.
Newport throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Maellard blocks it with crossed arms.
Maellard tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Newport working aggressively here.
Maellard stalls.
Maellard tries a body shot but Newport blocks it.
Newport struggles to land a body shot inside as Maellard controls his hands.
Newport throws a knee to the head but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard leaning his opponent against the cage.
Maellard tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Newport with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Newport's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A head punch on the inside from Newport fails to land.
Maellard slows down the pace here.
Maellard trying to stall but Newport improves his position.
Maellard tries to work over Newport's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Maellard swings wildly with an uppercut but Newport uses good head movement to avoid it.
Newport lands a left hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Newport controls his hands.
Maellard tries a body shot but Newport blocks it.
Newport lands a nice shot to the body.
Maellard softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Maellard stalling in the clinch.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Newport controls his hands.
Maellard is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Newport is keeping busy.
A shot in the inside from Newport.
Maellard takes a shot to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Newport blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Newport misses with a punch on the inside.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard lands a right hand.
Newport makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short right from Newport on the inside.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Maellard connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Newport's hands.
Newport just misses with a punch to the body.
Newport swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Newport fails in his attempt to clinch.
Newport lands a head shot.
Donk. Maellard catches Newport right on the button with a cross.

Newport has managed to clinch.
Maellard blocks an uppercut.
Newport misses with a shot to the kidneys.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A right handed body shot lands from Newport.
Maellard misses with a punch on the inside.
Maellard is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Maellard lands with a light punch inside.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Newport controls his hands.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard lands with a right to the head.
Nice body punch from Newport - that landed with a thud.
Maellard is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Newport misses with a knee strike.
Newport lands a knee to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Maellard.
A head punch on the inside from Newport fails to land.
Maellard blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Newport blocks a body shot from Maellard.
Maellard wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Newport has him pressed against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
A short uppercut from Maellard.
Maellard tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Maellard.
Maellard working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
With the fighters up against the cage, Newport throws an elbow but misses.
Newport is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Maellard lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
Maellard tries a body shot but Newport blocks it.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Maellard tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Maellard tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Newport's elbow.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Newport.
Maellard wants to stall.
A nice left hand lands by Newport.
Newport presses Maellard against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Newport.

Newport breaks from the clinch.
A telegraphed right hand from Newport misses the target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard misses with a left hand
and Newport counters with a nice uppercut.
Newport throws a series of punches but Maellard moves out of range.
Despite the aggression on Maellard's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Maellard scores with a kick to the midsection.
Jab by Newport.
Newport swings for the body but Maellard moves out of range.
Maellard throws a fast counter high kick but Newport manages to duck under it in time.
Newport digs a good body shot into Maellard's ribs.
Maellard circles away from the clinch attempt.
Newport lands with a good body shot.
Maellard misses with a low kick.
It looked like Newport wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Newport misses with an uppercut
and Newport takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Newport connects with an inside leg kick.
Newport fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Maellard bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Maellard changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Newport throws a combination. Maellard tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Maellard digs a good body shot into Newport's ribs.
Newport fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Newport cracks Maellard with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Newport throws a quick inside leg kick.
Newport closes the distance but Maellard moves to the side
enabling Maellard to counter with a crisp jab.
A jab from Newport misses.
Newport checks a low kick from Maellard.
Newport fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Maellard manages to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Aaron Newport dominated that second round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Newport takes a swing at Maellard's ribcage but misses.
Newport uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Maellard has time to react.
Newport swings wildly with a couple of big hooks

and Maellard holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Maellard misses with a body punch.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Maellard.
Newport blocks a body shot from Maellard.
Newport avoiding damage.
Newport lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Newport works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Maellard is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard throws a head punch that misses.
A short left from Newport.

That's one minute gone in the round.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Maellard creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Newport is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Newport lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Maellard makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Newport controls the action.
Newport scores with a shot to the side of Maellard's head.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Newport tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Newport scores with a knee to the head.
A hook to the body from Newport.
Maellard lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Newport struggles to land a body shot inside as Maellard controls his hands.
Newport prevents a body shot from Maellard.
Newport has Maellard pressed against the cage.
Maellard tries to work over Newport's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Aaron Newport is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Newport swings wildly with an uppercut but Maellard uses good head movement to avoid it.
Maellard is struggling to control the position.
Newport has a couple of punches blocked by Maellard.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Maellard misses with a body punch.
Maellard lands a shot to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Newport.
Maellard tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Newport prevents a body shot from Maellard.
Aaron Newport has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Newport.
Newport blocking some punches.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Newport controls his hands.
Pops Maellard has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Newport as Maellard tries to tie him up.
Newport prevents a body shot from Maellard.
Newport misses with a punch on the inside.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Newport avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.
Maellard lands a right hand that snaps the head of Newport backwards.
Maellard gets through Newport's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Newport blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Newport blocks a body shot from Maellard.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Newport blocks a body shot from Maellard.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Newport avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard throws a punch but it's blocked by Newport.
Maellard misses with a punch on the inside.
Maellard working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Newport controls the action.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Newport controls his hands.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Maellard.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Newport avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.

And that's the end of the fight!
Pops Maellard comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Newport has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 29:28
Judge James Glass scores the fight 29:28
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Aaron Newport!

Aaron Newport really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that Spartan Nutrition 160Q with Proof logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.
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Event: EVO 251: Tsoi vs Tallon 2     
Date:   Jun 25, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard and Zeus Obliteratii. The crowd seem to be enjoying Obliteratii's choice of entrance music: Ride of The Uber Valkyries. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

183 cm
29
188 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
180 cm
27
204 lbs
7 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic 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 11 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Zeus Obliteratii!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, James Glass and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obliteratii throws a hook but Maellard avoids it easily.
Obliteratii digs a good body shot into Maellard's ribs.
Obliteratii throws a leg kick that misses.
Maellard throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
It seemed like Obliteratii was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Obliteratii throws a body shot but no joy.
Maellard goes for a high kick. It partially lands.

It looks like Zeus Obliteratii has been cut.
A bone on bone clash there as Obliteratii blocks the leg kick.
Maellard throws a leg kick but Obliteratii checks it.
Obliteratii tries to counter with a clinch but Maellard shakes him off and moves away.
Maellard is looking to clinch but Obliteratii is avoiding it.
Obliteratii throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Obliteratii moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Maellard throws a sloppy head kick and Obliteratii moves out of range easily.
Maellard lands an overhand right.
Obliteratii looks for the body kick but Maellard saw that one coming.
Obliteratii scores with a jab. Maellard acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Maellard 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.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obliteratii on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Obliteratii misses with a wild body shot.
Maellard fires out a quick counter leg kick but Obliteratii just manages to avoid it.
Obliteratii lands a nice looking body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obliteratii misses with a jab, cross combination.

Obliteratii forces Maellard back against the cage and clinches.
A right hook to the body lands for Maellard.
Obliteratii can't find room to land a body shot as Maellard controls the action.
Maellard slowing the pace effectively.
Obliteratii misses with a punch on the inside.
A short right from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii working aggressively here.

Obliteratii's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Obliteratii doesn't manage to clinch there - Maellard circles away.
A solid leg kick lands there for Maellard.
Maellard throws the left hand but Obliteratii avoids the punch easily.
Obliteratii has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Obliteratii takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Obliteratii pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Obliteratii throws a lazy right hand but Maellard sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Obliteratii lands with a thumping leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Maellard throws an overhand right that lands on Obliteratii's shoulder, as Obliteratii tries to avoid the shot.
Obliteratii let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii tries to land a front kick but Maellard steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Obliteratii is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Maellard rather than just go for the knockout.
Maellard misses with a head kick.

Obliteratii moves into range and clinches up with Maellard.
Maellard lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Maellard blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Maellard blocks a body shot from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii misses with a hook to the ribs.
Obliteratii scores with a shoulder strike.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Maellard tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Maellard tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Obliteratii's elbow.
Obliteratii misses with some punches.
Maellard tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Obliteratii's elbow.
Obliteratii throws a head punch that misses.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Maellard.
Obliteratii pushes Maellard back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
A right hand to the body from Obliteratii.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Obliteratii avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii blocks an uppercut.
A short body shot lands from Obliteratii as the two fighters clinch.
Obliteratii lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Obliteratii is working Maellard over against the cage.
Obliteratii lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Maellard gets through Obliteratii's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
A nice left hand lands by Maellard.
A shot in the inside from Maellard.
Obliteratii blocks a body shot from Maellard.
Obliteratii makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Maellard misses with some punches.
Maellard misses with some punches.
Maellard lands a body punch in the clinch.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Obliteratii can't find room to land a body shot as Maellard controls the action.
Obliteratii is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Maellard is defending well for now.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obliteratii tries a body shot but Maellard blocks it.
Obliteratii blocks a body shot from Maellard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii misses with a punch to the body.
Obliteratii is working Maellard over against the cage.
Maellard tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Obliteratii doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Obliteratii lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Maellard tries to work over Obliteratii's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Obliteratii tries to throw a body punch but Maellard avoids it by throwing Obliteratii back against the cage.
A short uppercut from Obliteratii.
Maellard lands a hook that snaps the head of Obliteratii backwards.
Obliteratii misses with a short punch on the inside.
Obliteratii stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Maellard is breathing heavily.
A hook to the body from Obliteratii.

Obliteratii escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Maellard takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Obliteratii throws a low kick but Maellard avoids it.
Nice jab there from Obliteratii.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Obliteratii throws a jab when Maellard was well out of range.
Maellard doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Maellard checks the leg kick nicely there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Maellard throws a quick inside leg kick.
Obliteratii has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Obliteratii throws a leg kick but Maellard sees it coming and moves out of range.
Obliteratii misses with a kick to the body
and Maellard counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A head kick misses from Maellard.
Obliteratii attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
A telegraphed right hand from Obliteratii misses the target.
Maellard goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Maellard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Obliteratii.
A good leg kick by Obliteratii.

Obliteratii takes the fight into the clinch.
Obliteratii misses with a short punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Obliteratii lands with a short shot to the head.
Obliteratii swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Maellard lands with a short shot to the head.
Maellard lands a nice shot to the body.
Obliteratii lands with a short punch from the clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Obliteratii avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obliteratii lands a right hand.
Maellard is trying to stall.
Maellard tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Obliteratii's elbow.

Obliteratii escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Maellard misses the shot to the body.
Maellard throws a hook but Obliteratii blocks it.
A swing and a miss from Obliteratii.
Maellard swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Maellard misses with a hook.
Obliteratii throws a nice inside leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Maellard.
A nice inside leg kick there by Obliteratii. That's going to slow Maellard down.
Maellard takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Obliteratii misses with a body shot.
Obliteratii swings for the body but Maellard moves out of range.
Maellard lands with a nice body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Obliteratii.
Maellard tries to land a leg kick but Obliteratii saw it coming and moves away.
Obliteratii lands a nice shot that snaps Maellard's head back.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obliteratii uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Maellard has time to react.
Maellard blocks a jab.
Maellard misses with a low kick.
Obliteratii lands with a thumping leg kick.
Obliteratii lands a nice looking body shot.
Obliteratii defending well as Maellard loads up on a big left hand.
Zeus Obliteratii seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Obliteratii moves out of range of the strikes.
Obliteratii looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A good leg kick by Maellard.
Maellard throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Maellard throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Obliteratii just misses with a punch to the body.
Obliteratii scores with a kick to the midsection.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Obliteratii looks for the body kick but Maellard saw that one coming.
An attempted straight right counter from Maellard misses the target.
Obliteratii checks the leg kick.
Maellard throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Obliteratii stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Obliteratii lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Obliteratii takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Obliteratii throws a looping overhand right but Maellard ducks down to avoid it.
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Maellard misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Maellard's calf.
Obliteratii lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Obliteratii bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Obliteratii looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Maellard swings away with a body shot that misses
and Obliteratii counters with a nice body kick.
Obliteratii ducks under a wild hook from Maellard.
Maellard slips a straight right by Obliteratii.
Maellard takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii is looking to slow Maellard down with leg kicks.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obliteratii throws a hook to the side of Maellard's head but Maellard sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Obliteratii blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Obliteratii ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Maellard takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Obliteratii works Maellard's body with a nice hook.
Obliteratii lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Obliteratii throws a leg kick which misses Maellard's front leg but catches the back leg as Maellard tries to avoid it.
Obliteratii scores with a body shot.

Obliteratii gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Obliteratii tries a body shot but Maellard blocks it.
Maellard tries to work over Obliteratii's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Obliteratii missing with knees to the body.
Maellard swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Obliteratii tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A shot in the inside from Maellard.
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 cut man is working on Zeus Obliteratii'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. This is the final round!


Obliteratii throws a hook to the side of Maellard's head but Maellard sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Maellard.
Maellard is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.

Maellard has managed to clinch.
Maellard tries a body shot but Obliteratii blocks it.
Obliteratii goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard digs a right hand into Obliteratii's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Obliteratii's gas tank.
Zeus Obliteratii seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Maellard blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Obliteratii blocking some punches.
Obliteratii misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maellard blocking some punches.
Obliteratii misses with the head strike.
Obliteratii blocks an uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard blocking some punches.
Maellard looking to slow down the pace here.
Obliteratii has a couple of punches blocked by Maellard.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Obliteratii misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Obliteratii tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

That's one minute gone in the round.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Obliteratii avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.
Obliteratii blocks a body shot from Maellard.
Maellard tries a body shot but Obliteratii blocks it.
Obliteratii tries a body shot but Maellard blocks it.
Obliteratii lands with a right to the head.
Maellard lands with a right to the head.
Obliteratii throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Maellards head.
Obliteratii misses with a short punch on the inside.
Obliteratii misses with a body punch.
Obliteratii makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Still in the clinch, Maellard scores with a nice short uppercut.
Maellard misses with some punches.
Maellard lands a shot to the body.
Maellard throws a punch but it's blocked by Obliteratii.
Obliteratii lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obliteratii swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A short right from Maellard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obliteratii tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Maellard's elbow.
Nice body punch from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii presses Maellard against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Obliteratii lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Obliteratii missing with knees to the body.
A short left from Obliteratii.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Maellard on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Obliteratii digs a right hand underneath Maellard's ribcage. Maellard let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Obliteratii digs a right hand underneath Maellard's ribcage. Maellard let out a lung full of air as it connected.

Obliteratii breaks from the clinch.
Obliteratii connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Maellard momentarily.
Obliteratii scores with a jab. Maellard acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Maellard takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Obliteratii uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Maellard has time to react.

Maellard is rocked!
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Maellard, right into the meat.
Oh Maellard is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses
and Maellard takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Obliteratii checks a leg kick.
A nice side step and Obliteratii releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Pops Maellard has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Maellard has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Obliteratii.
Maellard seems to have got his legs back now.
Obliteratii avoids the head kick by Maellard.
Maellard walks into a straight right hand from Obliteratii.
Obliteratii avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Maellard walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Obliteratii checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Obliteratii misses with an uppercut.
Maellard takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Obliteratii throws a front kick that sends Maellard stumbling back into the cage.
Obliteratii thuds a left hand into Maellard's body.
Maellard will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Maellard gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Obliteratii changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Obliteratii scores with a nice body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Obliteratii scores with a jab.
Obliteratii blocks a low kick nicely.
Maellard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Obliteratii moves away.
Obliteratii digs a good hook to Maellard's body.
Maellard avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Obliteratii checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Maellard getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Obliteratii lands a really nice looking cross but Maellard seems unphased.
Obliteratii misses with a wild body shot.
Obliteratii buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Obliteratii scores with a leg kick.
Maellard throws an overhand right that lands on Obliteratii's shoulder, as Obliteratii tries to avoid the shot.
Maellard lands a nice shot to the body.
Maellard just misses with a punch to the body.
Obliteratii steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Maellard.
Zeus Obliteratii is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Obliteratii swings and misses with a hook to the body.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge William Gold scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Glass scores the fight 27:30
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 27:30

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

An out of breath Zeus Obliteratii thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
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RATING
74%

 

Event: EVO 242: Tallon vs Tsoi     
Date:   May 05, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Amisviiksi Tolonen and Pops Maellard. Tolonen comes to the cage accompanied by Machinae Supremacy - Death From Above. 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?

180 cm
34
178 lbs
12 - 5 - 2
183 cm
28
188 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Fast

Museum of Monsters & Madmen
Conviction

Sun-Tzu
Museum of Monsters & Madmen



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 12 wins, 5 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Amisviiksi Tolonen!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Paul Tew and Steven Brown.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tolonen lands a jab to the nose.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Tolonen throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Tolonen is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Donk. Tolonen catches Maellard right on the button with a cross.
Tolonen tries a low kick but Maellard avoids it.
Maellard missing with a left hand there. Tolonen was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Maellard throws a low kick but it's checked well by Tolonen.
Tolonen looks to land a combination. Maellard sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Maellard avoids the head kick by Tolonen.
Maellard looks to throw the jab but Tolonen is out of range.
Maellard takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tolonen cracks Maellard with an open hand slap.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Maellard.
Maellard stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Maellard wants it to stay on the feet.
Tolonen uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Maellard.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Tolonen attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Tolonen looks to land a left hand but Maellard moved out of range nicely.
Maellard throws a lazy right hand but Tolonen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tolonen lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Maellard bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Tolonen throws a hook but Maellard blocks it.
Maellard throws a leg kick
and Tolonen counters with a straight right hand.

Tolonen changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Maellard looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Maellard avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Tolonen.
Maellard struggling a bit here.
Maellard takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
Tolonen tries to move to mount but Maellard blocks the move with his legs.
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!

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Tolonen working for a triangle but Maellard defends it easily.

Tolonen looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Maellard controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

Tolonen working for a triangle but Maellard defends it easily.
Tolonen pulls Maellard in close to prevent any damage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard wants to pass the guard but Tolonen is keeping the position.
Maellard must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.

Tolonen looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Maellard stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Tolonen swivels though and keeps the full guard.

Tolonen is looking for a triangle here but Maellard uses the submission attempt to pass into side control.
Tolonen struggling a bit here.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tolonen tries to buck Maellard off but Maellard is having none of it.

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.
Tolonen being controlled for a moment.
Tolonen manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.

Tolonen looking for submissions off his back.

Tolonen with the active half guard here but Maellard passes nicely into side control.
Maellard trying to control the position but Tolonen is working away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A low kick from Maellard is predictable there

and Tolonen counters with a single leg into guard. Maellard didn't expect that.
Tolonen pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Maellard is keeping the position for now.
Maellard has momentary wrist control but Tolonen slips an elbow through the middle.

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

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


Tolonen escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Maellard gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard trying to control the action but Tolonen is working from the bottom.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Maellard in side control lands a nice looking series of punches and elbows.
My spies in Outer Heaven Dojo inform me that Maellard has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Tolonen tries to improve position but can't.
Tolonen sneaks back into half guard.
Maellard controlling the action here.
Tolonen tries to get to full guard but Maellard has control of the leg.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Maellard trying to control the action but Tolonen is working from the bottom.
Tolonen is trying to maintain the position but Maellard is very close to passing his half guard.

Tolonen actively working from the bottom here.
Maellard works his foot free and advances to mount.
Maellard trying to control but he's not successful this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard controlling from the full mount.
Tolonen is looking to improve his position but Maellard isn't that keen on the idea.
Maellard trying to control but he's not successful this time.

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.
Maellard might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Tolonen haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Tolonen sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.

Tolonen looking for submissions off his back.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Maellard is trying to control the action in half guard but Tolonen is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Pops Maellard will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Back to the action!


A slow jab from Tolonen misses its intended target.
Maellard tries to counter by closing the distance.
Maellard throws the kick towards the body but Tolonen avoids it.
Maellard displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tolonen throws out the jab.
Tolonen connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Maellard momentarily.
Tolonen looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Tolonen lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Tolonen avoids the head kick by Maellard.
A bone on bone clash there as Tolonen blocks the leg kick.
Tolonen misses with a body shot.
Maellard's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Tolonen connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Maellard scrambles back to his feet.
Tolonen walks into a jab.
Maellard moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.

It looks like Amisviiksi Tolonen has been cut.
Maellard misses the shot to the body.
Maellard bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Tolonen's head backwards.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Maellard dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Maellard does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
A looping hook to the body misses from Maellard. Tolonen does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tolonen misses with a hook. Maellard ducked under it nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tolonen paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
A jab from Tolonen misses.
Maellard misses with a low kick.
Maellard misses with a head kick.
A swing and a miss from Tolonen.
Maellard listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Tolonen throws a hook to the side of Maellard's head but Maellard sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Maellard was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Tolonen takes a kick to the side of the head.

Tolonen has Maellard up against the cage in a clinch.
Tolonen misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Tolonen.
Tolonen lands with a short shot to the head.
Tolonen lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Maellard tries to work over Tolonen's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short left from Tolonen.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Tolonen lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Tolonen misses with a body punch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tolonen throws a punch but it's blocked by Maellard.
Maellard tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Tolonen's elbow.
Maellard tries a body shot but Tolonen blocks it.
Tolonen drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Tolonen misses with a hook from the clinch.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tolonen working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Tolonen working aggressively here.
Tolonen goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tolonen wants a takedown but no success here.
Maellard misses with a body punch.
Tolonen lands a nice uppercut.

Tolonen jumps into guard, dragging Maellard to the mat.
Maellard trying to control the position from guard on top but Tolonen is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Tolonen looking to control but Maellard passes into half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Tolonen looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Tolonen looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Tolonen tries to roll over but Maellard keeps him under control.
Maellard works his foot free and advances to mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Maellard controlling the position easily from mount.
Tolonen regains half guard.
Tolonen desperately trying to maintain half guard.
Tolonen is trying to control but can't.
Tolonen is trying to get back to full guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Amisviiksi Tolonen did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Amisviiksi Tolonen's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Tolonen misses with a looping left.
Tolonen cracks Maellard with an open hand slap.
Tolonen fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Tolonen connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Tolonen scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Maellard throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Tolonen stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Maellard avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Maellard uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tolonen.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tolonen 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 Maellard has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Maellard and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Tolonen steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Maellard.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Tolonen here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
Tolonen cracks Maellard with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard looks to score with a jab to the body but Tolonen is just out of range.
Maellard throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tolonen takes a jab right on the kisser.
Tolonen loads up on a big right hand but Maellard slips the punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Maellard misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Tolonen staying out of range there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tolonen misses with a body kick.
Tolonen throws the left hand but Maellard avoids the punch easily.
Jab from Tolonen.
Tolonen throws a head kick but Maellard moves out of range.
Maellard uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Tolonen.
Tolonen looks to land a body kick but Maellard moved away.
Tolonen throws a half hearted mid kick.
Tolonen scores with a punch to the head.
Tolonen is looking to slow Maellard down with leg kicks.
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
Maellard avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Tolonen looks to score with a jab to the body but Maellard is just out of range.
Amisviiksi Tolonen is winning the standup battle so far.
Maellard throws a push kick but Tolonen slaps the foot to one side.
Maellard throws a low kick, looking for Tolonen's leg but Tolonen calmly moves out of range.
Tolonen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Maellard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Tolonen throws out the jab.
Maellard connects with a solid leg kick.
That kick from Tolonen tenderised Maellard's leg. Maellard is trying to keep his angry face on.
A big left from Maellard misses.
Maellard moves away from the strike by Tolonen.
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!
Tolonen turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Tolonen lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Maellard misses with a body punch
and Tolonen counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Maellard lands with a nice body kick.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses.
A head kick misses from Maellard.
A jab from Maellard does it's job there.

Tolonen closes the distance and clinches.
Nice body punch from Maellard.
Maellard pushes Tolonen back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tolonen misses with a body punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tolonen is looking for a takedown.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Tolonen working aggressively here.
Tolonen lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Maellard.
Tolonen blocks an uppercut.
Tolonen makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tolonen lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tolonen lands a right hand that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.
Tolonen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Tolonen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Amisviiksi Tolonen has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Tolonen has Maellard pressed against the cage.
Maellard makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tolonen tries to work over Maellard's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A body shot lands from Tolonen.
Tolonen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tolonen misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tolonen pushes Maellard back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

Tolonen has dropped down and is working for a takedown. Maellard is trying to keep an underhook but Tolonen manages to get the takedown into half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Maellard is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Tolonen wants to control but Maellard is keeping him busy.
Tolonen wants to pass the guard but Maellard is defending well.
Maellard has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Tolonen is working away from the top position though.
Tolonen performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Amisviiksi Tolonen had his way with Pops Maellard in that round.
The cut man is working on Amisviiksi Tolonen's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Nice shot by Maellard.
Maellard keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Tolonen.
A swing and a miss from Tolonen.
Tolonen misses with an uppercut.
Maellard wants to counter the offense by Tolonen and move into the clinch position.
Maellard takes one on the button.
Tolonen moves out of range as Maellard strikes.
Maellard dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Nice defenses there by Maellard.
Maellard tries to counter with a clinch but Tolonen shakes him off and moves away.
Tolonen blocks the body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard misses with an attempted mid kick.
Maellard lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Tolonen pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Maellard looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Maellard misses with a low kick.
Maellard thuds his right hand into Tolonen's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Tolonen checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Tolonen half committed to a counter leg kick.
Maellard misses with a low kick as Tolonen jumps back.
Maellard takes one to the side of the head.
Tolonen tries to land a body kick
and Maellard counters with an outside leg kick.
A head kick misses from Maellard.
Maellard tries to clinch but Tolonen moves out of range.
Tolonen lands with a good body shot.
Maellard is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?

Tolonen has taken the fight to the clinch.
Tolonen swings wildly with an uppercut but Maellard uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tolonen lands a nice uppercut.
Tolonen softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Tolonen scores with a nice hook to the head.
Tolonen goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard wants to stall.
Tolonen lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard scores with a shoulder strike.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Maellard lands a right hand that snaps the head of Tolonen backwards.
Maellard working aggressively here.
Tolonen is trying to drag Maellard to the mat but Maellard just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Tolonen's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A right hook to the body lands for Maellard.
Maellard lands with a light punch inside.
Maellard lands a body shot.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Tolonen controls his hands.
Tolonen tries to throw a body punch but Maellard avoids it by throwing Tolonen back against the cage.
Tolonen prevents a body shot from Maellard.
Tolonen throws a head punch that misses.
Tolonen tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Maellard tries to stall but Tolonen uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tolonen.
Maellard blocks a body shot from Tolonen.
Maellard lands a right hand.
Pops Maellard has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Maellard blocking some punches.
A short left from Maellard.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tolonen.
Tolonen lands a right hand that snaps the head of Maellard backwards.
Tolonen has a couple of punches blocked by Maellard.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maellard blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Tolonen controls the action.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tolonen misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tolonen misses with a body punch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tolonen.
Tolonen pushes Maellard back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Tolonen lands with a right to the head.
Tolonen misses with a short punch on the inside.
Maellard misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tolonen tries to work over Maellard's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Maellard blocks an uppercut.
Tolonen scores with a hook to the body.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tolonen.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tolonen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Tolonen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Tolonen controls his hands.
Tolonen softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A short left from Tolonen.
Tolonen doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Nice body punch from Tolonen - that landed with a thud.
Tolonen blocks a body shot from Maellard.

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

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 Amisviiksi Tolonen.
Well Tolonen has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 49:46
Judge Paul Tew scores the fight 49:46
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Amisviiksi Tolonen!

Amisviiksi Tolonen seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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FIGHT
RATING
54%

 

Event: EVO 239: Seia vs Deck     
Date:   Apr 17, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard and Ragnar Danneskjöld. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

183 cm
28
188 lbs
10 - 4 - 0
185 cm
28
200 lbs
17 - 11 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
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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 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Ragnar Danneskjöld!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Danneskjöld.

Maellard closes the distance and pushes Danneskjöld back into the cage.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Danneskjöld controls the action.
Danneskjöld is looking for a takedown.
Maellard lands a nice uppercut.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
Danneskjöld prevents a body shot from Maellard.
Danneskjöld tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Maellard smiles and moves away.
Danneskjöld tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Maellard defends well and Danneskjöld ends up having to push Maellard into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Pops Maellard has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ragnar Danneskjöld.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Maellard.
Maellard lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Danneskjöld shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Maellard as he avoids it easily.
Danneskjöld on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Danneskjöld looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Maellard scores with a jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Danneskjöld closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Maellard quickly recovers to half guard.
Danneskjöld trying to mount his opponent but Maellard defends it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Danneskjöld missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Danneskjöld thows a huge punch but Maellard dodges it nicely.
Maellard moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Maellard trying to control the position here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Danneskjöld thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Maellard has control of Danneskjöld's left arm, preventing Danneskjöld from doing any damage.
Danneskjöld is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Danneskjöld working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Maellard is in a tricky position. We've heard reports from his gym mates at Outer Heaven Dojo that he's been drilling escapes, so let's see if he can get back to his feet.
Danneskjöld chips away with some ground and pound.
Danneskjöld has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Maellard seems keen to control Danneskjöld's posture.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard looking to control.
Maellard has Danneskjöld pulled in close to control his posture.
Danneskjöld in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Maellard avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Danneskjöld preventing the sweep.
Danneskjöld is looking to pass into half guard but Maellard pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Maellard is in guard.


Danneskjöld looking for a guillotine here but Maellard defends easily.
Maellard not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard trying to control but Danneskjöld is working from the bottom.
Maellard is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Danneskjöld is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.

Danneskjöld looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Danneskjöld looking for a sweep. Not yet Danneskjöld, not yet.
Danneskjöld can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Maellard controls the pace.
Maellard postures up.

Danneskjöld working for a triangle but Maellard defends it easily.

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

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.
Maellard is looking to stand up but Danneskjöld won't let him.
Maellard controls from within his opponent's guard.
Danneskjöld working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Maellard.
Maellard sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Danneskjöld's guard.

Danneskjöld with the active half guard here but Maellard passes nicely into side control.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Danneskjöld is trying to improve his position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Maellard drives through and clinches with Danneskjöld against the cage.

Danneskjöld manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.
Maellard trying to control the position from guard on top but Danneskjöld is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Danneskjöld looking for a guillotine here but Maellard defends easily.

Danneskjöld is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Maellard is aware though and is defending well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Danneskjöld is looking for a triangle but Maellard pushes his legs off easily.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.

Danneskjöld throws his legs up looking for a submission but Maellard uses it to pass to side control.
Maellard is looking to take a break and control but Danneskjöld is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Maellard gets to mount! Danneskjöld was on the offensive and wasn't defending properly.
Danneskjöld sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Maellard is trying to control the action in half guard but Danneskjöld is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Maellard slows the pace down in half guard.
Maellard wants to lay and pray for a moment but Danneskjöld keeps working.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Danneskjöld avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Maellard.
Ragnar Danneskjöld has got the better of the ground game so far.

Danneskjöld looking for submissions off his back.
Maellard controlling the action here.
Maellard is thwarting Danneskjöld's attempts to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard tries to pass the half guard into mount. Danneskjöld knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Danneskjöld wants to improve his position but Maellard is controlling well.
Maellard is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Danneskjöld can do to turn this around?

Danneskjöld looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Maellard content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Pops Maellard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

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.
Maellard scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Danneskjöld tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Maellard manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

Danneskjöld looking to score a takedown here. Maellard is defending well but Danneskjöld drives through and ends up in Maellard's guard.
Maellard looking for a sweep. Not yet Maellard, not yet.
Maellard preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Danneskjöld throws a strike but Maellard rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.


Danneskjöld escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Maellard gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Maellard engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Danneskjöld is looking for a triangle but Maellard pushes his legs off easily.
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 Pops Maellard will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Danneskjöld avoids the body shot from Maellard.
And Danneskjöld tries to counter it with a takedown but Maellard pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses

and Danneskjöld counters with a single leg into guard. Maellard didn't expect that.
Maellard has momentary wrist control but Danneskjöld slips an elbow through the middle.
Danneskjöld is looking to work some ground and pound but Maellard has wrist control.
Maellard looking to control.
Danneskjöld lands a couple of digs.
Maellard looking for a sweep. Not yet Maellard, not yet.
Danneskjöld working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Maellard's head.
Danneskjöld postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Maellard is trying to control the position from the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Danneskjöld keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Maellard's head.
Danneskjöld cracks Maellard with a solid left hand.
Maellard utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Danneskjöld lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Danneskjöld is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Maellard holds on and takes a little breather.
Maellard is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Danneskjöld throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Maellard works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Danneskjöld wants to control from the top but Maellard keeps moving.
Danneskjöld postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Danneskjöld throws a big right hand that misses.
Maellard has his hands on Danneskjöld's head, controlling the position.
Danneskjöld is pushing down on Maellard's leg trying to pass to half guard. Maellard is fighting to maintain full guard but Danneskjöld has managed to sneak the leg through.
Maellard avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Danneskjöld.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Danneskjöld looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Danneskjöld is thwarting Maellard's attempts to control the position.
Maellard is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.

Maellard is defending against the submission attempts here by Danneskjöld.
Danneskjöld missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Maellard controlling the position for now.
Danneskjöld drops an elbow to the side of Maellard's head.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Danneskjöld lands a nice short elbow.
Danneskjöld is thwarting Maellard's attempts to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard gets back to full guard.
Maellard is pulling down on Danneskjöld's head. It's preventing any offense from Danneskjöld, at least for the moment.
Maellard looking for a sweep. Not yet Maellard, not yet.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Danneskjöld's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Danneskjöld wants to pass the guard but Maellard is keeping the position.
Danneskjöld throws a big right hand that misses.
Maellard has momentary wrist control but Danneskjöld slips an elbow through the middle.
Maellard has his hands on Danneskjöld's head, controlling the position.
Ragnar Danneskjöld has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Danneskjöld is working Maellard 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.
Danneskjöld loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Danneskjöld distracts Maellard with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Maellard is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Danneskjöld throwing strikes but missing.
Maellard preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Maellard working a defensive guard here.
Danneskjöld postures up in Maellard's guard and throws a big left but Maellard blocks it.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Danneskjöld makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Danneskjöld works over Maellard with some ground and pound from guard.
Pops Maellard is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Danneskjöld content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pops Maellard!

An out of breath Pops Maellard thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
Ragnar Danneskjöld was interviewed post fight and said 'Who is John Galt?'.
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Event: EVO 235: Tires vs McColgan 2     
Date:   Mar 22, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Arunas Samusiovas and Pops Maellard. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

187 cm
28
194 lbs
19 - 4 - 1
183 cm
28
188 lbs
10 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Fast

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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 19 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Arunas Samusiovas!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Sam Margolis and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard throws a head kick that Samusiovas semi-blocks.

It looks like Arunas Samusiovas has been cut.
Samusiovas cracks Maellard with a good jab.
Maellard takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Samusiovas staying out of range there.
Maellard takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Samusiovas misses with a body kick.
Samusiovas attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Maellard! But no joy.
Samusiovas 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.
Maellard thuds his right hand into Samusiovas's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Maellard tries to land a leg kick but Samusiovas saw it coming and moves away.
Samusiovas scores with a nice strike.
Samusiovas gets cracked there but stands up to it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nice defenses there by Samusiovas.
Maellard digs a good hook to Samusiovas's body.
Maellard throws a lazy uppercut
and Samusiovas counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Nice cross by Samusiovas.
A clash of legs there as Samusiovas blocks the low kick.
Samusiovas connects with a solid leg kick.
Maellard lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Samusiovas fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Samusiovas blocks a head kick by Maellard.
Maellard takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Samusiovas finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Samusiovas throws a right hand that Maellard ducks under and follows up with a left that Maellard also avoids with ease.
Maellard takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
A big left from Maellard misses.
Samusiovas connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Maellard's hands.
Maellard misses with a low kick.
Samusiovas fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Maellard manages to avoid it.
A nice side step and Maellard releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Samusiovas is looking to score with low kicks.
Maellard avoids the body shot from Samusiovas.
Maellard wants to counter the offense by Samusiovas and move into the clinch position.
Samusiovas feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Maellard's calf.
Samusiovas throws a leg kick which misses Maellard's front leg but catches the back leg as Maellard tries to avoid it.
Maellard takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Samusiovas lands a nice looking body shot.
Samusiovas chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Maellard can pounce on him.
Maellard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Maellard takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Maellard takes a kick to the side of the head.
Samusiovas on the wrong end of a nice jab.
An inside leg kick lands from Samusiovas.
Samusiovas throws a combination that misses
and Maellard counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Samusiovas has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Samusiovas there as he acknowledges the shot.
Samusiovas throws a half hearted mid kick.
Samusiovas darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Maellard ducks under a wild hook from Samusiovas.
Samusiovas fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Maellard looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Samusiovas connects with a solid leg kick.
Samusiovas swings for the body but Maellard moves out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Samusiovas throws a half hearted mid kick.
Maellard doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Samusiovas lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Maellard lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Samusiovas walks into a left hand.
Maellard lands a leg kick that knocks Samusiovas off balance momentarily.
Samusiovas throws a jab when Maellard was well out of range.
Samusiovas plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Maellard chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Samusiovas can pounce on him.
Maellard walks into a left hand.
Samusiovas turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Samusiovas cracks the inside of Maellard's front leg.
Maellard throws a sloppy body shot
and Samusiovas counters with a nice uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maellard takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Maellard cracks a nice hook into Samusiovas's ribs.
Samusiovas connects with a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Samusiovas misses with a straight left.
Samusiovas moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Maellard tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Maellard takes a jab right on the kisser.
Samusiovas doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Maellard punishes Samusiovas's body with a nice straight punch.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Maellard checks a leg kick.
Samusiovas scoring well with a low kick there.
Samusiovas fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Maellard has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Maellard tries to move into range but Samusiovas moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Maellard stuns Samusiovas with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Samusiovas lands a really nice looking cross but Maellard seems unphased.
Maellard throws a low kick but it's checked well by Samusiovas.
Nice defenses there by Samusiovas.
Maellard scores with a three punch combo!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Sloppy strikes from Samusiovas. Those never looked like landing.
Maellard throws a sloppy head kick and Samusiovas moves out of range easily.
Maellard misses with a hook. Samusiovas ducked under it nicely.
Maellard misses with a kick to the body.
Maellard moves out of range of the body kick from Samusiovas.
Maellard looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Samusiovas throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Maellard walks into a left hand.
Samusiovas throws a head kick but Maellard moves out of range.
Samusiovas tries a head kick but it misses.
Maellard wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Arunas Samusiovas is winning the standup battle so far.
Maellard checks the leg kick nicely there.
Maellard tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Samusiovas throws a chopping leg kick but Maellard manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Maellard might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Samusiovas has got the better of the exchanges.
Samusiovas moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Maellard throws a head kick but Samusiovas moves out of range.
Samusiovas is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Maellard can do to turn this around?
Samusiovas tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Maellard doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Maellard takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Maellard fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Samusiovas manages to avoid it.
Samusiovas connects with a leg kick. Maellard looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Maellard is looking to chop away at Samusiovas's legs.
Maellard misses the shot to the body.
Samusiovas throwing a counter right hand but Maellard manages to avoid it.
Samusiovas throws a leg kick
and Maellard counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Samusiovas avoids the head kick by Maellard.
Maellard lands a nice shot to the body.
Samusiovas lands a nice hook to Maellard's body. Maellard takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Samusiovas catches Maellard with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Samusiovas thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Maellard if he has to take too many more of those.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Maellard looks to land a left hand but Samusiovas moved out of range nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard throws a push kick but Samusiovas slaps the foot to one side.
It looked like Samusiovas was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Maellard.
Maellard's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Samusiovas scores with a leg kick.
Samusiovas throws a hook to the side of Maellard's head but Maellard sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Samusiovas slips a straight right by Maellard.
Maellard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Maellard takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Samusiovas throws a leg kick which misses Maellard's front leg but catches the back leg as Maellard tries to avoid it.
Samusiovas lands with a thumping leg kick.

Maellard clinches.

Samusiovas breaks the clinch.
Samusiovas throws a body kick that misses.
Maellard doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
That kick from Samusiovas tenderised Maellard's leg. Maellard is trying to keep his angry face on.
Samusiovas throws out a powerful jab.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Maellard in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Maellard on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Maellard throws a shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Samusiovas avoids the head kick by Maellard.
Maellard throws a lazy uppercut
and Samusiovas counters with a body kick that stops Maellard in his tracks momentarily.
Maellard is breathing heavily.
Maellard swings for the body but Samusiovas moves out of range.
Samusiovas feints and then cracks Maellard's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Maellard down.
Maellard throws a head kick that misses
and Maellard takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Samusiovas catches Maellard with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Maellard has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Samusiovas.
Maellard misses with a low kick.
Samusiovas pulls out of a head kick attempt.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Samusiovas.
Samusiovas scores with a decent looking hook.
Samusiovas checks a leg kick.
Samusiovas throws a half hearted mid kick.
Samusiovas scores with a spinning back kick!
Samusiovas looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard connects with a leg kick. Samusiovas looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Samusiovas with a hook.
Maellard takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Samusiovas blocks a low kick nicely.
Samusiovas cracks Maellard with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Samusiovas scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Samusiovas moves out of range of the strikes.
Samusiovas cracks Maellard with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
A slow jab from Maellard misses its intended target.
Samusiovas throws a big counter combination but Maellard scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Maellard moves out of range of the body kick from Samusiovas.
Maellard gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Samusiovas pushes Maellard away with a front kick.
Samusiovas lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Arunas Samusiovas dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Arunas Samusiovas'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!


Maellard is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Samusiovas keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Samusiovas avoids the head kick by Maellard.
Samusiovas smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Maellard tries to clinch but Samusiovas is having none of it.
Samusiovas throws a leg kick that misses.
Samusiovas lands with a right hand.
Maellard checks a leg kick nicely.
Samusiovas lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice body kick from Samusiovas.
Samusiovas gets off balance looking for a body kick
and Maellard counters with a straight right hand.
Maellard swings widly with a right hand
and Samusiovas counters with a left to the body.
Maellard takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Maellard is looking to chop away at Samusiovas's legs.
Maellard has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Samusiovas misses the shot to the body.
Maellard tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Samusiovas throws a low kick but Maellard moves out of range easily.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Samusiovas.
A lazy body kick from Samusiovas
and Maellard finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Samusiovas lands a lovely overhand right.
Samusiovas misses the jab.
Maellard wants to counter the offense by Samusiovas and move into the clinch position.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Samusiovas.
Samusiovas throws a leg kick

and Maellard counters by moving into the clinch.
Maellard misses with a body punch.
Maellard tries a body shot but Samusiovas blocks it.
Samusiovas blocking some punches.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Samusiovas.
Maellard lands a left hand that snaps the head of Samusiovas backwards.
Samusiovas misses with the head strike.
Arunas Samusiovas is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Samusiovas controls the action.
Maellard throws a head punch that misses.
Maellard tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Maellard tries a body shot but Samusiovas blocks it.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Maellard lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Maellard tries a body shot but Samusiovas blocks it.
Samusiovas cracks Maellard with a nice body shot.
Samusiovas misses with a punch on the inside.
Samusiovas lands a body shot.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Maellard.
Maellard's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Samusiovas scores with a shot to the side of Maellard's head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Maellard.
Pops Maellard has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Samusiovas controls the action.
Samusiovas lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
You can see that Maellard has visibly slowed down as a result of the leg kicks
Samusiovas blocks an uppercut.
Samusiovas blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Samusiovas throws a punch but it's blocked by Maellard.
Maellard tries to work over Samusiovas's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Samusiovas blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Maellard misses with the head strike.
A head punch on the inside from Samusiovas fails to land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Samusiovas blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Maellard is pushing Samusiovas up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Maellard.
Samusiovas blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Pops Maellard seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Maellard misses with some punches.
Maellard misses with the head strike.

Samusiovas manages to break the clinch.
Samusiovas throws a body punch but Maellard moves out of range.
Samusiovas backing away here, and Maellard unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Samusiovas is looking to slow Maellard down with leg kicks.
Maellard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Samusiovas connects with a right hand. Maellard shakes it off.

And that's the end of the fight!
Arunas Samusiovas showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Samusiovas, 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 James Ackerman scores the fight 30:27
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 30:27
Judge Chris Edwards scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Arunas Samusiovas!
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Event: EVO 229: Break it Down     
Date:   Feb 18, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard and Ragnar Danneskjöld. Ragnar Danneskjöld has the eye of the tiger tonight.

183 cm
28
188 lbs
9 - 3 - 0
185 cm
28
200 lbs
17 - 10 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Excellent 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 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Ragnar Danneskjöld!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Percy O'Donnell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Danneskjöld wants to clinch up but Maellard keeps it at a distance.
Danneskjöld throws an overhand right that lands on Maellard's shoulder, as Maellard tries to avoid the shot.
Maellard seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Danneskjöld moves in looking to clinch but Maellard pushes him off.
Danneskjöld has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.

Danneskjöld drives through and clinches with Maellard against the cage.
Maellard digs a right hand underneath Danneskjöld's ribcage. Danneskjöld let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Maellard has a couple of punches blocked by Danneskjöld.
Danneskjöld is looking to take this one to the mat.
Maellard throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Danneskjölds head.
Maellard lands a left hand that snaps the head of Danneskjöld backwards.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Danneskjöld controls his hands.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard tries to throw a body punch but Danneskjöld avoids it by throwing Maellard back against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Maellard fails to land.
Danneskjöld blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Danneskjöld jumps guard but Maellard stands there with Danneskjöld around his waist. Danneskjöld gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Danneskjöld jumps guard but Maellard turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Pops Maellard has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ragnar Danneskjöld.

That's one minute gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Maellard.
Danneskjöld wants to take the fight to the mat but Maellard manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Maellard tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
I was talking to Maellard's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
A right handed body shot lands from Maellard.
Maellard gets through Danneskjöld's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Maellard pressing his opponent against the cage.
Maellard leaning his opponent against the cage.
The referee calls for Maellard to work.
Maellard seems to have come into the fight with the intention of avoiding any damage in the clinch, rather than actually showing any aggression.
Danneskjöld tries to pull guard but Maellard forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Good body shot from Maellard.
Danneskjöld fails to pull guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A short uppercut from Maellard.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Danneskjöld has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Maellard avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Maellard can't find room to land a body shot as Danneskjöld controls the action.
Danneskjöld fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Maellard is pushing Danneskjöld up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.

Danneskjöld gets the body lock takedown. After a quick scramble, Maellard regains guard.
Maellard is looking to stand back up but Danneskjöld counters by passing into half guard. Oops... bit sloppy there by Maellard.

Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Maellard preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.
Danneskjöld 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.

Danneskjöld seems to be looking for submissions.
Danneskjöld thows a huge punch but Maellard dodges it nicely.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Danneskjöld prevents Maellard from improving his position.

Danneskjöld is working for a kimura but Maellard is defending it quite comfortably.
Maellard trying to control from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Danneskjöld is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Danneskjöld has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Danneskjöld trying to mount his opponent but Maellard defends it.
Danneskjöld missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Maellard trying to control but Danneskjöld postures up.

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

Danneskjöld is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Maellard is just riding it out for now. Danneskjöld eventually gives up the hold.
Danneskjöld landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Maellard is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Maellard slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Danneskjöld scoring with punches to the head and body.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Maellard has control of Danneskjöld's left arm, preventing Danneskjöld from doing any damage.
Danneskjöld scoring with some ground and pound.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Danneskjöld accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Danneskjöld misses with a takedown

and Maellard counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Maellard.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Danneskjöld is looking for a takedown.
Maellard lands a left hand that snaps the head of Danneskjöld backwards.
Danneskjöld tries for a takedown. No joy.
Pops Maellard has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ragnar Danneskjöld.
Danneskjöld fails to pull guard.
A right hook to the body lands for Maellard.
Maellard taking a breather.
Maellard lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard misses with some punches.
Maellard lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Maellard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Danneskjöld tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Maellard is looking to counter punch.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Danneskjöld.
Maellard swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Nice body kick there by Maellard.
A head kick misses from Maellard.
Danneskjöld is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Danneskjöld doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Maellard makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
A left lands for Maellard.
Pops Maellard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Maellard lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Danneskjöld throws a good cross that connects.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard throws a lazy head kick

and Danneskjöld counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Danneskjöld is working for a kimura but Maellard is defending it quite comfortably.

Maellard kicks Danneskjöld off and gets back to his feet.
Danneskjöld closes this distance looking for a takedown but Maellard circles away.
Maellard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Danneskjöld looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Maellard is fending him off so far but Danneskjöld persists. Nope, Maellard circles away and we're back to standing.
Danneskjöld tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Maellard paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Maellard buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard lands with a thumping leg kick.
Nice takedown defense from Maellard. No joy for Danneskjöld on that attempt.

Danneskjöld gets the takedown into side control.
Danneskjöld is breathing heavily.
Maellard manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Maellard is trying to get back to full guard.
Maellard wants to control but Danneskjöld is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Maellard wants to get back to full guard.
Maellard makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Maellard.
Danneskjöld throwing strikes from guard but Maellard blocks nicely.
Maellard not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Danneskjöld working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Maellard's head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard looking to control.
Ragnar Danneskjöld has got the better of the ground game so far.
Danneskjöld postures up in Maellard's guard and throws a big left but Maellard blocks it.
Danneskjöld throwing strikes but missing.
Danneskjöld is looking to work some ground and pound but Maellard has wrist control.
Maellard is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Danneskjöld can do to turn this around?
Maellard pulls Danneskjöld in close to prevent any damage.
Danneskjöld throwing strikes from guard but Maellard blocks nicely.
Maellard can't keep his opponent in guard - Danneskjöld advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Maellard is looking for a sweep. Danneskjöld is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Danneskjöld misses with a series of wild punches.
Maellard tried to counter with a leg kick but Danneskjöld avoided it.
Maellard keeps the fight on the outside.
Danneskjöld shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Maellard pinned against the cage. Maellard gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Maellard connects with a solid leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard throws a series of strikes that have Danneskjöld backpedaling.
Danneskjöld uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maellard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Danneskjöld looks for a takedown but Maellard sprawls well.
Danneskjöld tries for a takedown but Maellard circles away easily
and Maellard counters with an outside leg kick.
Pops Maellard has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ragnar Danneskjöld.
Danneskjöld looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Danneskjöld keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
No luck for Danneskjöld with that takedown attempt.
Pops Maellard is winning the standup battle so far.
Danneskjöld takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Maellard throws a series of punches but Danneskjöld moves out of range.
Maellard scores with a nice body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard lands with a shot to the body.
Danneskjöld on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Danneskjöld walks forward, straight into a front kick from Maellard.
Danneskjöld tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Maellard throws a quick inside leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Danneskjöld wants to clinch.
A slapping leg kick lands for Maellard.
Ragnar Danneskjöld seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard thuds his right hand into Danneskjöld's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Danneskjöld fails in his attempt to clinch.
Danneskjöld tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Maellard paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Maellard finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.

Danneskjöld forces Maellard back against the cage and clinches.
Maellard misses with a punch on the inside.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Ragnar Danneskjöld has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Maellard scores with a hook to the body.
Maellard is working Danneskjöld over against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard misses with a hook to the ribs.
Pops Maellard has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Maellard lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Danneskjöld backwards.
Maellard lands a left hand.
A nice left hand lands by Maellard.
Danneskjöld tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Maellard tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Maellard makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard throws a head punch that misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Maellard cracks Danneskjöld with a nice body shot.
Maellard tries to work over Danneskjöld's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Maellard lands a nice shot to the body.
Maellard misses with a punch to the body.
Maellard works on Danneskjöld's body with a couple of short punches.
Maellard tries a body shot but Danneskjöld blocks it.
Pops Maellard is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Maellard lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Danneskjöld.

And that's the end of the fight!
Pops Maellard showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Maellard, 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 30:26
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 30:27
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pops Maellard!

An out of breath Pops Maellard thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.
Ragnar Danneskjöld spoke after the fight, saying 'Who is John Galt?'.
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RATING
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Event: EVO 217: Pain Me Up     
Date:   Dec 20, 2015

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Pops Maellard and Genghis Khan. Khan has chosen Nirvana - The Man Who Sold the World as his entrance music. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

183 cm
27
188 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
175 cm
31
187 lbs
18 - 14 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Sun-Tzu
Museum of Monsters & Madmen

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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 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Pops Maellard!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Genghis Khan!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Maellard thuds his shin into the meat of Khan's side.
Maellard throws a body shot but no joy.
Khan thinks about the counter body kick.
Maellard lands a nice shot that snaps Khan's head back.
Khan throws a half hearted mid kick.
Khan throws a body shot but no joy.
Khan feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Maellards jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Khan paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Khan throws out a leg kick but Maellard moves out of range and Khan only half commits.
An attempted straight right counter from Maellard misses the target.
Maellard slips a straight right by Khan.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Khan steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Maellard.
Maellard throws a series of punches but Khan avoids them all with ease.
Khan swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Maellard checks the leg kick nicely there.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Khan throws a right hand that Maellard ducks under and follows up with a left that Maellard also avoids with ease.
Maellard is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Khan lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Khan blocks a head kick by Maellard.
A solid leg kick lands there for Maellard.
Maellard bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Khan misses with a body shot
and Maellard counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Maellard avoids the body shot from Khan.
Genghis Khan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Maellard misses with a series of wild punches.
Maellard swats away the attempt to clinch by Khan.
Maellard swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maellard avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Khan tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Maellard was well out of range. Poor timing from Khan.
Maellard feints and then cracks Khan's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Khan down.
Khan motions for Maellard to come forward. Khan throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Maellard swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Maellard pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Maellard walks into a straight right hand from Khan.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Maellard keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Khan.
Pops Maellard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Khan 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.
Khan misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Maellard.
Maellard is looking for a counter combo.
Maellard throws a leg kick that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Khan misses with an uppercut. Maellard saw that one coming.
A little feinted left hand from Maellard on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Khan throws a shot to the body.
Khan wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Khan looks to score with a jab to the body but Maellard is just out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Maellard misses the target.
Decent striking displayed by Khan there.
We've been told by Maellard's head coaches at House of 1000 Corpses that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Maellard throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Khan makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Maellard checks a low kick from Khan.
Khan blocks a jab.

Khan gets a double leg takedown into Maellard's guard.
Khan stays in close to Maellard's body and controls the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Maellard looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Maellard wants to sweep here but Khan controlling him for the moment.
Khan controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Genghis Khan 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.


No luck for Khan with that takedown attempt.
Maellard pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Khan misses with a body shot.
Khan punishes Maellard's body with a nice straight punch.
Khan throws a body punch but Maellard moves out of range.
Khan throws a chopping leg kick but Maellard manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Maellard fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Khan has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Khan tries to clinch but Maellard is having none of it.
And Maellard counters with a quick kick to the body but Khan blocks it.
Khan throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Maellard counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Khan connects with a single shot there.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Maellard, right into the meat.
Maellard fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Khan checks it well.
Khan throws out a counter right but Maellard avoids it with no problem.
Maellard misses with a left hand
and Khan connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

Khan moves into range and clinches up with Maellard.
Khan tries a body shot but Maellard blocks it.
A nice left hand lands by Maellard.
Maellard lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Khan working aggressively here.
Maellard blocks a body shot from Khan.
Khan lands with a short punch from the clinch.

Maellard breaks the clinch.
Maellard's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Khan connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Maellard scrambles back to his feet.
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!
Maellard steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Khan.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Khan throws a jab when Maellard was well out of range.
Khan waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Maellard.
Khan has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Khan plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Khan lands a nice looking body shot.
Khan lands with a good body shot.
A left and a right from Maellard both land. Nice combination.
A jab from Khan does it's job there.
Khan just misses with a punch to the body.
Khan wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Khan misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Maellard.
Maellard is looking to counter with head kicks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maellard throws out a loose jab but Khan uses good head movement to avoid it.
Maellard plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!

It looks like Genghis Khan has been cut.
Khan misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Maellard.
Khan throws a hook but Maellard blocks it.
Khan moves out of range as Maellard strikes.
Maellard scores with a head kick.
Maellard checks a leg kick.
Khan just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromMaellard.
Maellard tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
A countering left hand to the body from Khan misses.
Khan throws the kick towards the body but Maellard avoids it.
Genghis Khan seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Khan takes a swing at Maellard's ribcage but misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Khan misses with an attempted mid kick.
Maellard throwing a counter right hand but Khan manages to avoid it.
Khan goes for a double leg but Maellard avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Maellard continues to drive forward.
A thudding body kick lands there by Maellard!
Khan is breathing heavily.
Khan steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Maellard.
A head kick misses from Maellard.
Good shot there by Maellard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Maellard avoids the body shot from Khan.
Khan ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Maellard moves away.
A punch lands to the side of Maellard 's head but he takes it in his stride.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Maellard dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Maellard throws a low kick but Khan moves out of range easily.
Khan lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Maellard at a distance.
Khan throws a solid leg kick but Maellard takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Khan.
Maellard lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Khan throws a jab when Maellard was well out of range.
Khan takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Maellard throws a low kick but Khan moves out of range easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Khan lands with a shot to the body.
Khan throws a leg kick that is checked
and Maellard counters with a stiff right hand.
Maellard avoids a lazy jab quite easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maellard throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Khan.
A slapping leg kick lands for Maellard.
Khan connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
The fighters circle momentarily. Maellard darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Khan tries to score with a low kick but Maellard moves his leg out of the way.
A leg kick checked by Khan.
Khan throws a right hand that misses

and Maellard counters with a crisp one two that drops Khan! Maellard thinks about following him to the mat for a moment but instead steps back and waves Khan to his feet! Khan is in big trouble!
Maellard tries a head kick but it misses.
A head kick from Khan lands but Maellard takes it in his stride.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Khan throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Maellard sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Khan shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Maellard scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Khan drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Maellard checks a leg kick.
Maellard throwing a counter right hand but Khan manages to avoid it.
Khan lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Maellard takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Khan tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Maellard manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Khan misses with an uppercut
and Maellard counters with a stiff right hand.

Khan moves into the clinch successfully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Khan tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Maellard lands with a right to the head.

Khan is rocked!
Maellard is trying to maintain a safe position but Khan gets an underhook and turns Maellard into the cage.
Pops Maellard has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
A head punch on the inside from Khan fails to land.
Maellard scores with a shoulder strike.
Khan working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Khan as Maellard tries to tie him up.
Khan throws a head punch that misses.
Genghis Khan is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
A right hand to the body from Maellard.
Khan takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Maellard works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Maellard tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Khan's elbow.
Maellard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Maellard pushes Khan back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Khan struggles to land a body shot inside as Maellard controls his hands.
Maellard lands with a short shot to the head.
Khan can't find room to land a body shot as Maellard controls the action.
Maellard trying to stall but Khan improves his position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A right handed body shot lands from Khan.
Khan can't find room to land a body shot as Maellard controls the action.
Maellard blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Maellard struggles to land a body shot inside as Khan controls his hands.
Khan swings wildly with an uppercut but Maellard uses good head movement to avoid it.
Khan tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Maellard makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Pops Maellard has scored more points in the clinch so far.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Maellard misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Khan blocks a body shot from Maellard.
Khan throws a head punch that misses.
Maellard lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Khan lands a right hand.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Maellard.
Maellard working aggressively here.
Khan scores with a nice hook to the head.
Maellard misses with a body punch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Khan.
Maellard lands on the inside with an uppercut.

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 Pops Maellard.
I think Khan 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 Frank Antenori scores the fight 28:29
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Genghis Khan!

Genghis Khan decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.