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Event: AD443: Second trip     
Date:   May 05, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and DJ Maximus. D Amato comes to the cage accompanied by Machine Gun - Hated. DJ Maximus will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

178 cm
33
214 lbs
31 - 9 - 0
204 cm
28
270 lbs
21 - 10 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Conviction

Aspire Clothing
Vandal & Laundry



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, DJ Maximus!
The judges for this bout are Phil Schofield, William Gold and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Maximus was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
We've been informed that Maximus 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.
D Amato misses with a hook
and Maximus counters with a right hand to the body.
D Amato rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Maximus moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Maximus takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.

It looks like DJ Maximus has been cut.
D Amato throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Maximus counters with a nice leg kick.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
Maximus ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
D Amato scores with a decent looking hook.
D Amato dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Maximus keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
D Amato lands with a straight right. Maximus didn't see that one coming.
Michael D Amato seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Maximus scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Maximus lands a glancing blow to the side of D Amato's head.
Maximus keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Maximus misses with a hook
and D Amato counters with a left to the body.
D Amato jabs at Maximus's body.
Maximus scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Maximus slips a straight right by D Amato.
Maximus misses the shot to the body.
D Amato swings for the body but Maximus moves out of range.
Maximus is clearly trying to counter these attacks from D Amato with a body shot.
D Amato thuds a left hand into Maximus's body.
D Amato just misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Maximus misses with a kick to the body.
The fighters circling - D Amato throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Maximus looks like he wants to counter punch here.
D Amato throws a hook to the side of Maximus's head but Maximus sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maximus uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from D Amato.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Maximus! But no joy.
Maximus avoids the body shot from D Amato.
D Amato is looking to wear down Maximus with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Maximus scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
D Amato throws a shot to the body.
D Amato slips under a jab from Maximus.
The fighters circling - D Amato throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
D Amato throws a lazy right hand but Maximus sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Maximus loads up on a big right hand but D Amato slips the punch.
Maximus misses with a body shot.
Maximus is looking to land body kicks.
D Amato was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Maximus lands a jab to D Amato's midsection.
A slow jab from D Amato misses its intended target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Maximus on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by D Amato. D Amato obviously looking to wear him down.
D Amato pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Maximus back to the cage. D Amato follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
D Amato lands with a cross.
D Amato rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Maximus counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
A shot to the body from D Amato misses
and Maximus counters with a lovely straight right hand!
D Amato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
D Amato slips a jab from Maximus.
Maximus throws a looping overhand right but D Amato ducks down to avoid it.
D Amato takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Maximus scores with a spinning back kick!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato misses with a jab, cross combination.
Maximus swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato thows a left - swing and a miss!
Maximus scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Maximus ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
D Amato throws a hook to the side of Maximus's head but Maximus sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Maximus connects with a crisp jab.
D Amato throws a big shot that misses.
Maximus throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Maximus slips a jab from D Amato.
D Amato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Maximus.
Maximus ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
Maximus tests D Amato's chin there with a solid looking shot.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Maximus moves away.
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 Michael D Amato will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on DJ Maximus'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.


Both fighters circling a little - Maximus finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Maximus connects with a body shot that sends D Amato's belly button to the back.
Maximus takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
D Amato paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
D Amato fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Maximus digs a good hook to D Amato's body.
Maximus uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Maximus just misses with a punch to the body.
Maximus avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A nice side step and Maximus releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
D Amato takes one to the chin there.

It looks like Michael D Amato has been cut.
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!
Maximus slips a jab from D Amato.
D Amato throws the left hand but Maximus avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Maximus.

Maximus drives through and clinches with D Amato against the cage.
D Amato misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Maximus misses with a hook to the ribs.
D Amato misses with a shot to the kidneys.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Maximus.
D Amato misses with a hook from the clinch.
D Amato scores with a nice hook to the head.
D Amato blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Maximus struggles to land a body shot inside as D Amato controls his hands.
Maximus has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Maximus misses with a hook to the ribs.
Maximus misses with a punch to the body.
Maximus blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
D Amato throws a punch but it's blocked by Maximus.
Maximus swings wildly with an uppercut but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
Maximus lands with a left to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Maximus fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
D Amato gets through Maximus's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, D Amato creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
D Amato lands a hook to the side of the head.
A head punch on the inside from D Amato fails to land.
D Amato misses with a short punch on the inside.
Maximus tries to work over D Amato's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Maximus lands with a left to the head.
D Amato tries to throw a body punch but Maximus avoids it by throwing D Amato back against the cage.
Maximus digs a right hand into D Amato's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on D Amato's gas tank.
Maximus fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Maximus lands a right hand.
D Amato blocks an uppercut.
Maximus prevents a body shot from D Amato.
Maximus throws a punch but it's blocked by D Amato.
Maximus lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of D Amato backwards.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato swings wildly with an uppercut but Maximus uses good head movement to avoid it.
I was talking to D Amato's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Maximus goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by D Amato.
Maximus pushes D Amato back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
D Amato blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
D Amato tries a body shot but Maximus blocks it.
A quick uppercut on the inside from D Amato.

Maximus breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
D Amato uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Maximus.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Maximus manages to avoid it.
A little jabbing left from Maximus on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Maximus dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on D Amato. That did some damage!
Maximus misses with a body shot.
Nice body kick from Maximus.
Maximus staying out of range there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Maximus.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
D Amato takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
D Amato takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
D Amato on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Maximus explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
D Amato sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Maximus scores with a jab to the body.
D Amato avoids the body shot from Maximus.
D Amato misses with a lunging right hand
and Maximus counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
DJ Maximus seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Maximus lands a nice shot to the body.
D Amato takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

DJ Maximus showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Maximus swings and misses with a hook to the body.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Maximus manages to avoid it.
D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Maximus was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
A jab from D Amato does it's job there.
D Amato will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
D Amato throws a hook but Maximus avoids it easily.
Maximus throws out a counter right but D Amato avoids it with no problem.
Maximus throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.

Maximus cracks D Amato with a big right hand that sends him to the floor! D Amato looks wobbly but he's sprung back up to his feet straight away… can Maximus finish him?
Nice jab there from Maximus.

D Amato is rocked!
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Maximus tries a head kick but it misses.
Maximus on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
D Amato on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A jab lands there for Maximus.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
D Amato throws out a loose jab but Maximus uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato fails to land with a series of punches.
A jab from D Amato misses.
Maximus feints a counter leg kick.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.
D Amato throws a hook to the side of Maximus's head but Maximus sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Maximus throws out a loose jab but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
Maximus throws an off balance right hand
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.
Maximus lands with a straight right. D Amato didn't see that one coming.
Maximus misses with a body kick.
An attempted straight right counter from D Amato misses the target.
Maximus moves out of range of the strikes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Maximus finds it's way round the side to connect with D Amato's head.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Maximus manages to avoid it.
A big left from D Amato misses.
Nice shot lands for Maximus.
Oh D Amato is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
D Amato throws a shot from downtown. Maximus moves away and avoids it.
Maximus is clearly trying to counter these attacks from D Amato with a body shot.
D Amato doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Maximus throws a front kick that sends D Amato stumbling back into the cage.
D Amato seems to have got his legs back now.
Maximus pushes D Amato away with a front kick.
Maximus connects with a single shot there.
A swing and a miss from Maximus.
D Amato avoids the body shot from Maximus.
D Amato takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Maximus manages to avoid it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Maximus.
D Amato loads up on a big right hand but Maximus slips the punch.
Maximus comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
D Amato moves out of range of the body kick from Maximus.
D Amato takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
D Amato drops his hands momentarily and Maximus takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
D Amato swings widly with a right hand
and Maximus cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Maximus throws a shot to the body.
D Amato circles away from the clinch attempt.
Maximus circles to his right before unloading a perfect head kick! D Amato drops to the canvas, hurt badly! Maximus follows D Amato to the ground and unloads with a series of strikes that force the referee to step in and end the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:59 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). DJ Maximus!
DJ Maximus is the new heavyweight champion!
DJ Maximus gave a mention to Vandal & Laundry in his post fight interview. That will please them (and hopefully generate some sales).
Michael D Amato spoke after the fight, saying 'Whoop ass or get your ass whooped I got Whooped too day!'.
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pop
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RATING
65%

 

Event: AD435: God Save the Queen     
Date:   Apr 07, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Menace Defoe. D Amato kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Machine Gun - Hated. Defoe has chosen Bodies as his entrance music. Michael D Amato is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.

178 cm
32
214 lbs
30 - 9 - 0
188 cm
27
213 lbs
13 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Conviction

Urban Fighter
Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 160$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Menace Defoe!
The judges for this bout are James Atkins, Sam Margolis and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato throws a lazy right hand but Defoe sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Defoe steps to the side to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
Menace Defoe seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Defoe tries to land a front kick but D Amato steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
D Amato will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Defoe lands a front kick.
D Amato looks to throw the jab but Defoe is out of range.
Defoe looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Defoe defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.
D Amato jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A little jabbing left from Defoe on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Defoe throws a wild body kick that D Amato sees coming a mile off.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Defoe slips under a jab.
Defoe lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as D Amato backs up against the cage.
D Amato throws a jab but it's blocked by Defoe.
Defoe throws out a counter right but D Amato avoids it with no problem.
Defoe ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
Defoe cracks a nice hook into D Amato's ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato throws a body shot but no joy.
D Amato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Defoe.
It seemed like Defoe was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
D Amato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Defoe's corner calls for a 1-2. Defoe obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Defoe uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
A jab from D Amato finds it's way through Defoe's defenses.
D Amato misses with a hook.
Defoe throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A jab from D Amato misses.
Defoe throws a jab when D Amato was well out of range.
D Amato takes a body punch but keeps moving.
D Amato slips a jab from Defoe.
D Amato is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Defoe's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Defoe feints and then cracks D Amato's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow D Amato down.
Defoe blocks a jab.
It seemed like Defoe was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Defoe uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from D Amato.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato just misses with a punch to the body.
Defoe throws out a counter right but D Amato avoids it with no problem.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Defoe.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Defoe tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Defoe throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
D Amato stuns Defoe with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
A slow jab from Defoe misses its intended target.
D Amato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
D Amato takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
D Amato dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Defoe throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
D Amato swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
D Amato misses with a body punch
and Defoe counters with a thumping low kick.
D Amato lands a nice shot that snaps Defoe's head back.
Defoe slips a straight right by D Amato.
Defoe misses with a shot to the body
and D Amato counters with a nice body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Defoe misses with a head kick.
Defoe throws a shot from downtown. D Amato moves away and avoids it.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
Defoe scores with a kick to the midsection.
Defoe looks to land a body kick but D Amato moved away.
D Amato was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Defoe takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Defoe misses with a low kick.
Defoe misses with a body shot.
D Amato scores with the left hand. Defoe knows he should have avoided that one.
Defoe goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
D Amato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Defoe.
Defoe's hands are dropping dangerously low here and D Amato connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Defoe scrambles back to his feet.
Defoe displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as D Amato throws out the jab.
Defoe looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Defoe takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Defoe lands with a nice combination. D Amato backs away looking to recover.
D Amato swings widly with a right hand
and Defoe counters with a thumping low kick.
Defoe scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
D Amato misses with a straight left.
The crowd cheers as D Amato lands an impressive looking overhand right. Defoe doesn't seem phased though.
Defoe ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Defoe comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
D Amato misses with a body shot.
Defoe tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. D Amato manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Defoe throws a hook but D Amato avoids it easily.
Defoe misses with a hook
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
Defoe scores with a nice strike.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Defoe changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Defoe moves away.
D Amato blocks a head kick by Defoe.
Defoe throws a good cross that connects.
Defoe misses the shot to the body.
Defoe connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between D Amato's hands.
A jab from Defoe misses.
Defoe moves into range and connects with a jab.
D Amato misses with an uppercut

and Defoe moves into the clinch.
Defoe doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Defoe misses with a body punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A short right hand to the side of the head by D Amato.
D Amato lands an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for D Amato.
I was talking to D Amato's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Defoe fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A nice left hand lands by D Amato.
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!
Defoe misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato misses with a punch on the inside.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Defoe 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.
D Amato swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Defoe throws a punch but it's blocked by D Amato.
D Amato misses with a hook from the clinch.
Defoe misses with a hook to the ribs.
Defoe misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Defoe lands with a short punch from the clinch.
D Amato tries to throw a body punch but Defoe avoids it by throwing D Amato back against the cage.
Defoe tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Defoe working aggressively here.
D Amato working aggressively here.
D Amato blocking some punches.
Defoe struggles to land a body shot inside as D Amato controls his hands.
D Amato misses with some punches.
D Amato tries to work over Defoe's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
D Amato lands a shot to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
D Amato scores with a shoulder strike.
Michael D Amato has scored more points in the clinch so far.
D Amato struggles to land a body shot inside as Defoe controls his hands.
D Amato tries to work over Defoe's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
D Amato working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Defoe lands a shot to the body.
Defoe misses with a punch on the inside.
A short left from Defoe.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Defoe misses with the head strike.
Defoe is working D Amato over against the cage.
Defoe swings away with an uppercut that misses.
D Amato tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
D Amato scores with a hook to the body.
Defoe tries to throw a body punch but D Amato avoids it by throwing Defoe back against the cage.
Defoe blocks a body shot from D Amato.
Defoe tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
D Amato lands with a light punch inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato lands a body shot in the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Defoe.
Defoe scores with a shot to the side of D Amato's head.
A head punch on the inside from Defoe fails to land.
Defoe misses with a punch on the inside.
Defoe working aggressively here.
Defoe struggles to land a body shot inside as D Amato controls his hands.
D Amato lands a right hand that snaps the head of Defoe backwards.
Defoe blocking some punches.
D Amato misses with the head strike.
D Amato gets through Defoe's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
D Amato tries to throw a body punch but Defoe avoids it by throwing D Amato back against the cage.
Defoe pushes D Amato back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Defoe doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A short uppercut from D Amato.
Defoe misses with a shot to the kidneys.
D Amato misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Defoe's elbow.
A head punch on the inside from Defoe fails to land.
D Amato working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
D Amato blocks a punch to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Defoe.
D Amato tries a body shot but Defoe blocks it.
Defoe tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Defoe lands a body punch in the clinch.
D Amato doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Defoe doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Defoe pushes D Amato back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Defoe misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Defoe blocks a punch to the side of the head.
D Amato blocks a body shot from Defoe.

D Amato's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
D Amato misses with a hook. Defoe ducked under it nicely.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts D Amato, as that shot connected.
Defoe misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from D Amato.
D Amato was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Defoe misses with a head kick.
D Amato uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Defoe.
D Amato lands with a shot to the body.
Defoe goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
D Amato throws a push kick but Defoe slaps the foot to one side.
Defoe tries to close the distance and clinch but D Amato swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
D Amato is looking to counter punch.
D Amato scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.

D Amato cracks Defoe with a big right hand that sends him to the floor! Defoe looks wobbly but he's sprung back up to his feet straight away… can D Amato finish him?

Defoe is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Defoe throws an uppercut from half a mile away. D Amato sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Defoe is still on wobbly legs! Can D Amato finish him?
Michael D Amato is winning the standup battle so far.
D Amato thuds a left hand into Defoe's body.
Defoe staying out of range there.
Defoe seems to have recovered his senses.
Defoe steps to the side to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
Defoe throws a leg kick but D Amato sees it coming and moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Defoe instigates a clinch.
D Amato tries to break free but Defoe pushes him back against the cage.
D Amato blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Defoe blocks an uppercut.
D Amato digs a right hand into Defoe's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Defoe's gas tank.
A head punch on the inside from D Amato fails to land.
A nice left hand lands by D Amato.
Defoe working aggressively here.
D Amato lands a left hand.
D Amato throws a punch but it's blocked by Defoe.
D Amato digs a right hand underneath Defoe's ribcage. Defoe let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Defoe swings wildly with an uppercut but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
A right hook to the body lands for D Amato.
Defoe takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Defoe blocks a body shot from D Amato.
D Amato working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato blocking some punches.
D Amato pushes Defoe back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Defoe lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
A head punch on the inside from Defoe fails to land.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
D Amato misses with a body punch.
Defoe blocks an uppercut.
Defoe throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch on the inside from Defoe fails to land.
D Amato digs a right hand underneath Defoe's ribcage. Defoe let out a lung full of air as it connected.
D Amato tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Defoe.
Defoe throws a blind hook that connects with the side of D Amatos head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for D Amato.
Defoe working aggressively here.
Defoe lands a right hand that snaps the head of D Amato backwards.
Defoe working some nice short punches in the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Defoe takes a shot to the head.
D Amato softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

D Amato escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Defoe throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
D Amato misses with a hook. Defoe ducked under it nicely.
D Amato throws a poor cross that misses
and Defoe counters with an inside leg kick.
D Amato throws a looping overhand right but Defoe ducks down to avoid it.
D Amato looks to land a right hand but Defoe moved out of range.
A little jabbing left from Defoe on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
D Amato throws an off balance right hand
and Defoe counters with a body kick that stops D Amato in his tracks momentarily.
Defoe looks to land a body kick but D Amato moved away.
D Amato jabs Defoe to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Defoe with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling D Amato to score with a decent uppercut.
Defoe wants to clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Defoe throws a nice head kick!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Defoe throws a push kick but D Amato slaps the foot to one side.
Defoe staying out of range there.
Defoe ducks right into an uppercut from D Amato.
D Amato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Defoe.
Defoe blocks a jab.
D Amato scores with a nice strike.
D Amato connects with a jab.
D Amato looks to land a left hand but Defoe moved out of range nicely.
Defoe tries to counter with a clinch but D Amato shakes him off and moves away.
Defoe misses with a wild body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato clearly takes that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Defoe misses with an attempted mid kick.
D Amato scores with a jab to the jaw.
D Amato scores with a jab to the jaw.
D Amato cracks a nice hook into Defoe's ribs.
Defoe throws a poor cross that misses
and Defoe takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

D Amato cracks Defoe with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. D Amato has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Defoe to stand back up!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
D Amato weaves into range and cracks Defoe right on the temple with a beautiful overhand right! Defoe goes down! He's out cold! Wow, what a beautiful knockout! D Amato is strutting round the canvas like a movie star as the camera bulbs flash frantically.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:33 of round 4, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Michael D Amato!
Michael D Amato took some time post fight to say the following; 'M.G.D 369 say's you just got your ass whooped'.
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Event: GAMMA#619 Gunnar v Amato     
Date:   Mar 11, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Gunnar Steigelmann and Michael D Amato. D Amato is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Machine Gun - Hated. The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

199 cm
37
280 lbs
39 - 17 - 0
178 cm
32
214 lbs
29 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Milwaukee's Best Nutrition

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 39 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Gunnar Steigelmann!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jab, jab by Steigelmann - just one landing.
Steigelmann delivers a nice body kick.
Steigelmann uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
D Amato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
D Amato lands a slapping body shot.
Gunnar Steigelmann seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
D Amato lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
D Amato's corner calls for a 1-2. D Amato obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Steigelmann throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Steigelmann lands a shot to the body.
D Amato has a couple of punches blocked by Steigelmann.
Steigelmann misses with a punch on the inside.
A left hand lands to the body for D Amato.
D Amato fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
D Amato lands with a short shot to the head.
A right hand to the body from D Amato.
Steigelmann using the Thai plumb to throw knees but D Amato has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from D Amato fails to land.
Steigelmann blocks an uppercut.
Steigelmann misses with a knee strike.
Steigelmann tries to land knees in the clinch but D Amato avoids the damage to the body.
Steigelmann tries to land a knee to the head but D Amato blocks with his arms.
Steigelmann 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.
Steigelmann trying to land knees to the body.
Steigelmann tries to land knees in the clinch but D Amato avoids the damage to the body.
D Amato stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Steigelmann blocks an uppercut.
Steigelmann lands a knee to the body.
Nice body punch from D Amato - that landed with a thud.
Steigelmann with an attempt at a knee that misses.
D Amato tries to break free but Steigelmann pushes him back against the cage.
D Amato scores with a nice hook to the head.
D Amato goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
D Amato on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
D Amato lands with a short shot to the head.
Steigelmann missing with knees to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato misses with the head strike.
Steigelmann has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. D Amato avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
D Amato pushes Steigelmann back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
D Amato blocks an uppercut.
D Amato struggles to land a body shot inside as Steigelmann controls his hands.
Steigelmann misses with the head strike.
D Amato lands with a right to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for D Amato.
D Amato blocks the elbow strike.
D Amato fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
D Amato lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Steigelmann backwards.
Steigelmann throws an elbow that misses.
Steigelmann tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
D Amato misses with a hook from the clinch.

D Amato breaks from the clinch.
Steigelmann tries to land a leg kick but D Amato saw it coming and moves away.
Steigelmann lands with a nice combination. D Amato backs away looking to recover.
Steigelmann throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck D Amato on the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Steigelmann's calf.
The fighters circling - Steigelmann throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
D Amato connects with a single shot there.
D Amato with a nice cross.
Nice defenses there by Steigelmann.
Steigelmann slips a jab from D Amato.
D Amato jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Steigelmann misses the jab.
Steigelmann moves away from the strike by D Amato.
Steigelmann walks into a straight right hand from D Amato.
Steigelmann swings and misses with a shot to the body
and D Amato counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
D Amato misses with a right hand
and Steigelmann cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Steigelmann moves away from the strike by D Amato.
D Amato throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Steigelmann sees it coming and avoids it easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Steigelmann scores with a leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Steigelmann feints a jab promting D Amato to slip. Steigelmann then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. D Amato slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
D Amato connects with a right hand. Steigelmann shakes it off.
D Amato misses with a straight left.
D Amato misses with a straight left.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Steigelmann manages to avoid it.
D Amato slips a jab from Steigelmann.
Steigelmann throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and D Amato connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Steigelmann takes a body punch but keeps moving.
D Amato is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A big right from D Amato misses.
Steigelmann throws a lazy head kick
and D Amato counters with a right hand to the body.
D Amato misses with a looping left.
D Amato is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Steigelmann had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
D Amato changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Steigelmann fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt D Amato.
Steigelmann throws a right hand that misses
and D Amato cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Nice defenses there by D Amato.
D Amato looks like he wants to counter punch here.
D Amato throws a body punch but Steigelmann moves out of range.
D Amato has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Steigelmann throws a leg kick that misses.
D Amato swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Steigelmann rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
Steigelmann misses with a leg kick
and D Amato counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Steigelmann displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as D Amato throws out the jab.
A shot to the body from D Amato misses
and Steigelmann counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
D Amato misses with a hook
and Steigelmann counters with a lovely shot to the body.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for D Amato. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
D Amato works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Steigelmann throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
D Amato loads up on a big right hand but Steigelmann slips the punch.
Steigelmann thows a leg kick but D Amato checks it
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.
D Amato lands with a nice body punch.
Steigelmann misses with a few strikes there.
A jab from Steigelmann does it's job there.
Steigelmann misses with a kick to the body
and D Amato counters with a nice body shot.
Steigelmann throws a hook to the side of D Amato's head but D Amato sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
It seemed like D Amato was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Steigelmann misses with a double jab
and D Amato counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Michael D Amato seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
D Amato connects with a looping right hand.
Steigelmann misses with a straight left.
Steigelmann throws an ugly left hook that misses
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.
D Amato getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Steigelmann plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
D Amato misses with a straight left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Steigelmann.
D Amato connects with a good right hand that stumbles Steigelmann. Steigelmann circles away out of range and recomposes himself.

It looks like Gunnar Steigelmann has been cut.
D Amato throws an overhand right that lands on Steigelmann's shoulder, as Steigelmann tries to avoid the shot.
Steigelmann was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Nice defenses there by Steigelmann.
Steigelmann buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
D Amato just misses with a punch to the body.
A jab from D Amato misses.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Steigelmann clobbers D Amato with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
A looping hook to the body misses from Steigelmann. D Amato does a little dance to reset his feet.
Steigelmann motions for D Amato to come forward. Steigelmann throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
D Amato throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Steigelmann sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Steigelmann is looking to counter punch.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A little feinted left hand from Steigelmann on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Steigelmann is just out of range.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
D Amato throws a solid leg kick but Steigelmann takes the impact on his shin and smiles at D Amato.
Steigelmann throwing a counter right hand but D Amato manages to avoid it.
D Amato bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Steigelmann manages to avoid it.
D Amato throws a poor cross that misses
and Steigelmann counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Steigelmann throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and D Amato counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
D Amato lands with a shot to the body.
D Amato feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Steigelmanns jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Steigelmann just misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Steigelmann.
Steigelmann takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
D Amato waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Steigelmann.
Left hook, right uppercut from Steigelmann.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
D Amato scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Steigelmann doesn't seem bothered though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato throws a body punch but Steigelmann moves out of range.
A counter left hand to the body from Steigelmann misses its target.
A jab from D Amato misses.
Steigelmann is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
D Amato slips a straight right by Steigelmann.
D Amato throws a body punch but Steigelmann moves out of range.
Steigelmann throws a predictable looking body shot
and D Amato counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Steigelmann misses with a lunging right hand
and D Amato cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Steigelmann uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
The fight stays on the outside here - Steigelmann looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
D Amato 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.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as D Amato checks a leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Gunnar Steigelmann's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


D Amato throws a body shot but no joy.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

Steigelmann clinches up with D Amato and pushes him back against the cage.
Steigelmann tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and D Amato avoids it.
Steigelmann working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
D Amato misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato is trying to break free.
Steigelmann throws a knee to the head but misses.
Steigelmann misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from D Amato.
D Amato misses with a hook from the clinch.
D Amato lands with a short head shot on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato can't break the clinch.
D Amato misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato misses with the head strike.
D Amato blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Steigelmann scores with an uppercut up the middle.
D Amato on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.

D Amato's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
A big right from D Amato misses.
D Amato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Steigelmann.
D Amato lunges at Steigelmann with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Steigelmann's hand.
Steigelmann throws a body shot but no joy.
D Amato swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Steigelmann manages to avoid it.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Steigelmann needs to keep his hands up - D Amato had a free shot at his head there.
D Amato connects with a looping right hand.
Steigelmann fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. D Amato looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Steigelmann misses with a two punch combination.
A countering left hand to the body from D Amato misses.
Steigelmann misses with a jab to the body
and D Amato connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Steigelmann throws a lazy uppercut
and Steigelmann takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
D Amato doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Steigelmann looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

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

Steigelmann is rocked!
Steigelmann blocks a jab.
Oh Steigelmann is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
D Amato throws a shot to the body.
Steigelmann is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
D Amato lands a nice looking body shot.
D Amato lands a right hook to the body.
Steigelmann throws an off balance right hand
and D Amato counters with a crisp right that sends Steigelmann to the canvas! D Amato follows up with punches from the mount and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:34 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Michael D Amato!
Michael D Amato bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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RATING
68%

 

Event: AD423: Less is more     
Date:   Mar 01, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Connor Mac Burns and Michael D Amato. Burns comes to the cage accompanied by . D Amato has chosen Machine Gun - Hated as his entrance music. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Michael D Amato enters the cage!

189 cm
30
268 lbs
20 - 8 - 0
178 cm
32
214 lbs
28 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Aspire Clothing
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Connor Mac Burns!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Yves DeLean, Alec Ball and Elvis Blanc.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
An attempted straight right counter from Burns misses the target.
D Amato just misses with a punch to the body.
It looked like Burns wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
D Amato thuds a left hand into Burns's body.
Burns throws a combination but it was largely blocked by D Amato.
D Amato throws out a counter right but Burns avoids it with no problem.
Burns swings and misses with a hook to the body.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from D Amato! But no joy.
A jab from Burns does it's job there.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
D Amato loads up on a big right hand but Burns slips the punch.
D Amato lands with a good body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns throws a sloppy body shot
enabling D Amato to counter with a crisp jab.
D Amato moves away from the strike by Burns.
D Amato throws out a loose jab but Burns uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato misses with a body punch
and Burns makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato scores with a kick to the midsection.
D Amato avoids the body shot from Burns.
Burns looks to land a right hand but D Amato moved out of range.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
D Amato moves out of range as Burns strikes.
D Amato lands a nice hook to Burns's body. Burns takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Burns throws an ugly left hook that misses
and D Amato counters with a lovely straight right hand!
D Amato throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Burns connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A jab from D Amato does it's job there.
D Amato comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
D Amato uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Burns.
D Amato looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Burns looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Burns keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Burns uses good head movement to avoid the hook from D Amato.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
D Amato works Burns's body with a nice hook.
Michael D Amato seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Good exchange - Burns coming out on top.
D Amato on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Burns checks a leg kick.
D Amato connects with a jab.
D Amato closes the distance and lands a one-two.
D Amato misses with a low kick.
Burns moves forwards but D Amato connects with a nice, crisp jab.
D Amato buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
D Amato slips under a jab.
Burns misses with a body shot.
D Amato looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Burns misses with an uppercut. D Amato saw that one coming.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A clash of legs there as Burns blocks the low kick.
Burns was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Burns lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Burns throws a body punch but D Amato moves out of range.
D Amato stuns Burns with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
D Amato misses the jab.
D Amato swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Burns counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
D Amato misses with a left hand
and Burns connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Burns moves away from the strike by D Amato.
Burns is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Burns throws an uppercut from half a mile away. D Amato sees it coming and avoids it easily.
D Amato misses with a low kick.
Burns fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
D Amato works the jab nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Burns misses with a wild body shot.
Burns throws a body punch but D Amato moves out of range.
D Amato moves out of range of the body kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Burns throws a body punch but D Amato moves out of range.
Burns pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A nice side step and D Amato releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
D Amato misses with an uppercut. Burns saw that one coming.
D Amato lands a really nice looking cross but Burns seems unphased.
D Amato with a jab.
D Amato misses with an uppercut. Burns saw that one coming.
A cross from D Amato lands.
D Amato lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
D Amato takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Burns uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
Burns dodges the punch combination from D Amato.
Burns chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before D Amato can pounce on him.
Burns throws out a loose jab but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
Burns connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
D Amato's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Burns connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! D Amato scrambles back to his feet.
D Amato avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns on the wrong end of a nice jab.
D Amato throws a looping overhand right but Burns ducks down to avoid it.
D Amato misses with an uppercut. Burns saw that one coming.
Burns works the jab nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato lands a nice shot that snaps Burns's head back.
D Amato throws a chopping leg kick but Burns manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Burns connects with a body shot.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for D Amato. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Burns misses with a hook
and Burns takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
Burns jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Burns misses with a straight right.
D Amato misses with an uppercut.
A slow jab from D Amato misses its intended target.
D Amato misses with a two punch combination.
D Amato throws the left hand but Burns avoids the punch easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato misses with a looping left.
An attempted straight right counter from Burns misses the target.
Burns moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
D Amato scores with a hook to the body. Burns takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
D Amato lands a jab to Burns's midsection.
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!
D Amato tries to bum rush Burns with a series of wild strikes but Burns uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Burns slips under a jab from D Amato.
It appears Burns was looking to counter with a kick there.
Burns moves away from the strike by D Amato.
D Amato throws a jab when Burns was well out of range.
D Amato feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Burns's calf.
Burns fakes high and swings low for a body shot but D Amato manages to avoid it.
Burns uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from D Amato.
Burns throws a poor cross that misses
and D Amato counters with a stiff right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
D Amato misses with a hook
and Burns counters with a stiff right hand.
Burns blocks a jab.
A counter left hand to the body from Burns misses its target.
D Amato misses with a jab to the body
and Burns counters with a stiff right hand.
D Amato listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Burns throws a front kick aimed at D Amato's knee but D Amato avoids it well.
D Amato looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
D Amato motions for Burns to come forward. D Amato throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
D Amato throws a right hand that misses
and Burns connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Burns takes a body punch but keeps moving.
D Amato walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Burns checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Burns throws a good cross that connects.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato misses with an uppercut. Burns saw that one coming.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on 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!
D Amato throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burns sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Burns avoids a kick to the body.
Nice cross by Burns.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Burns might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Burns uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
Burns was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Burns throws an ugly left hook that misses
and D Amato counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
D Amato wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
D Amato takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
Burns slips under a jab.
D Amato swings widly with a right hand
and Burns counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato 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!


D Amato takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Burns is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by D Amato.
Good shot there by D Amato.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Burns was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
D Amato throws a right and a left that both miss.
D Amato misses with a hook
and Burns counters with a nice uppercut.
D Amato scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Burns keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from D Amato.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato cracks Burns with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Burns checks a low kick from D Amato.
Burns looks to throw a body kick
and D Amato connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Burns lands a leg kick that knocks D Amato off balance momentarily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from D Amato.
D Amato misses with a hook.
Burns is looking for a counter combo.
D Amato scores with a three punch combo!
Burns misses with a lunging right hand
and Burns takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
D Amato ducks under a wild hook from Burns.
D Amato just misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato throws a body punch but Burns moves out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from D Amato misses the target.
A little feinted left hand from Burns on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
D Amato throws a shot from downtown. Burns moves away and avoids it.
Burns was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Burns lands with an uppercut that bounces D Amato off the cage and back into range.
D Amato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Burns.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato slips a straight right by Burns.
Burns lands a nice hook to D Amato's body. D Amato takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
D Amato has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
D Amato connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Burns checks a leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
D Amato throws a nice looking combination but Burns bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by D Amato.
D Amato throws a big shot that misses.
D Amato thows a leg kick but Burns checks it
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
D Amato looks to throw the jab but Burns is out of range.
Burns throws a jab but it's blocked by D Amato.
D Amato defending well as Burns loads up on a big left hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Michael D Amato seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A shot to the liver by D Amato. Beautiful body shot.
Burns misses with the combination.
Burns misses with a wild body shot.
D Amato scores with a nice head shot.
Burns on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Nice defenses there by D Amato.
D Amato now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
D Amato scores with a decent looking hook.
D Amato jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
D Amato uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
D Amato lands with an overhand left.
Burns has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Burns there as he acknowledges the shot.
Burns keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
D Amato slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. Burns does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato digs a good body shot into Burns's ribs.
D Amato tries a low kick but Burns avoids it.
D Amato cracks a nice hook into Burns's ribs.
Burns on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato really dominated that round.
That's time! Burns's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


D Amato with a nice cross.
Nice uppercut there from D Amato.
Burns throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
D Amato throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burns sees it coming and avoids it easily.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by D Amato.
D Amato works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
D Amato keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Burns.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato connects with a good right hand that stumbles Burns. Burns circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
D Amato waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Burns.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from D Amato, right into the meat.
Burns uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from D Amato.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns slips under a jab from D Amato.
D Amato avoids the body shot from Burns.
D Amato let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
D Amato throws a hook to the side of Burns's head but Burns sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Burns defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.
Burns misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from D Amato.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from D Amato! But no joy.
Burns throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Burns looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
D Amato takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Burns throws a body shot but no joy.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from D Amato! But no joy.
D Amato scores with a jab to the body.
D Amato swings for the body but Burns moves out of range.
Burns misses with a looping left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato lands a nice shot that snaps Burns's head back.
D Amato thuds a left hand into Burns's body.
Burns tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but D Amato was well out of range. Poor timing from Burns.
D Amato listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Burns lands with a nice body punch.
D Amato with a jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Burns slips a jab and a cross from D Amato.
An attempted straight right counter from Burns misses the target.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A little feinted left hand from Burns on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Nice shot by D Amato.
D Amato misses with a right hand
and Burns counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Burns ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Burns takes a swing at D Amato's ribcage but misses.
Burns misses with an uppercut
and D Amato connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Burns throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
D Amato looks for the body kick but Burns saw that one coming.
Burns appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
D Amato takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
D Amato takes a swing at Burns's ribcage but misses.
Burns digs a good hook to D Amato's body.
A left lands for Burns.
D Amato throws a body punch but Burns moves out of range.
D Amato lands with a straight right. Burns didn't see that one coming.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice uppercut lands for Burns. That snapped D Amato's head back.
D Amato misses with a right hand
and Burns counters with a lovely shot to the body.
D Amato is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nice uppercut lands for Burns. That snapped D Amato's head back.
Burns fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but D Amato is out of range.
D Amato appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Burns scores with a nice head shot.
D Amato jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
D Amato blocks a low kick nicely.
Burns bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
D Amato lands with a shot to the body.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Burns swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Burns moves out of range of the strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato dominated that fourth round.
That's time! Back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


D Amato bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Burns misses with a looping right.
A telegraphed right hand from Burns misses the target.
D Amato connects with a nice looking jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. Burns does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
D Amato looks to land a left hand but Burns moved out of range nicely.
D Amato keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Burns.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato lands a nice looking body shot.
D Amato swings for the body but Burns moves out of range.
Burns throws the left hand but D Amato avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato throws a body punch but Burns moves out of range.
D Amato scores with a hook to the body. Burns takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Good standup being displayed there by Burns as he connects with a hook.
Burns connects with a good right hand that stumbles D Amato. D Amato circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Burns digs a good hook to D Amato's body.
D Amato jabs at Burns's body.
D Amato paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
D Amato blocks a jab.
Burns looks to score with a jab to the body but D Amato is just out of range.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Connor Mac Burns has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato throws a series of punches but Burns moves out of range.
A counter left hand to the body from Burns misses its target.
Burns scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
D Amato throws a body shot but no joy.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
D Amato punishes Burns's body with a nice straight punch.
D Amato lands with a good body shot.
D Amato connects with a solid leg kick.
Burns misses with a two punch combination.
D Amato keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Burns.
Burns on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
A nice inside leg kick there by D Amato. That's going to slow Burns down.
Burns misses with a telegraphed body shot
and D Amato counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A left lands for D Amato.
D Amato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
D Amato throws a jab but it's blocked by Burns.
Burns shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Burns throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and D Amato connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Burns throws a shot to the body.
D Amato throws a shot to the body.
D Amato throws a big shot that misses.
Burns throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
D Amato let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
D Amato lands a jab to Burns's midsection.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
D Amato sizes up Burns with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
D Amato thuds a left hand into Burns's body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Nice shot lands for D Amato.
D Amato throws a leg kick but Burns moved away.
Burns was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
D Amato thows a left - swing and a miss!
D Amato uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Burns.
Burns connects with a right hand. D Amato shakes it off.
D Amato lands with a good body shot.
D Amato ducks under a wild hook from Burns.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Yves DeLean scores the fight 45:50
Judge Alec Ball scores the fight 45:50
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Michael D Amato!

Michael D Amato is the new heavyweight champion!
Michael D Amato bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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RATING
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Event: AD415: This Is Deep     
Date:   Feb 01, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Alvin Ray Dunkin. D Amato comes into the arena with Machine Gun - Hated blaring out of the sound system. Alvin Ray Dunkin will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

178 cm
32
214 lbs
27 - 9 - 0
191 cm
35
212 lbs
24 - 11 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 11 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Alvin Ray Dunkin!
The judges for this bout are Alec Ball, Steve Smith and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dunkin throws a combination that misses
and D Amato counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
D Amato swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Dunkin.
D Amato swings away with a body shot that misses
and Dunkin connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Dunkin lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Dunkin throws a big shot that misses.
Dunkin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but D Amato moves away.
Dunkin thows a body kick. D Amato tries to catch it but that hurt him.
D Amato lands an overhand right.
D Amato 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.
Alvin Ray Dunkin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Dunkin misses with a telegraphed body shot
and D Amato counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Dunkin misses with a body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Dunkin wants to land a leg kick but D Amato is out of range.
The fighters circling - D Amato throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Dunkin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato checks a low kick from Dunkin.
Dunkin throws a lazy head kick
and D Amato counters with a slapping leg kick.
Dunkin swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato connects with a looping right hand.
Dunkin throws a low kick but D Amato avoids it.
Dunkin is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down D Amato rather than just go for the knockout.
Dunkin misses with an uppercut.
Dunkin throws a jab when D Amato was well out of range.
A quick step to the side and D Amato tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Dunkin steps to the side to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
Dunkin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from D Amato.
Dunkin misses with a left hand
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
A jab from D Amato misses.
D Amato swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Dunkin counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
D Amato scores with a nice head shot.
Dunkin shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. D Amato eats them both and turns towards Dunkin to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
D Amato dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Dunkin lands a nice shot to the body.
Dunkin slips under a jab from D Amato.
Dunkin keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from D Amato.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Dunkin misses the jab.
A nice combination there by Dunkin.
D Amato misses with a straight right.
D Amato throws a body punch but Dunkin moves out of range.
Dunkin throws a hook but D Amato avoids it easily.
D Amato's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Dunkin connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! D Amato scrambles back to his feet.
Donk. D Amato catches Dunkin right on the button with a cross.
Dunkin takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Dunkin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by D Amato.
Dunkin takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
D Amato staying out of range there.
D Amato defending well as Dunkin loads up on a big left hand.
D Amato comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Dunkin throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Dunkin throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
D Amato half committed to a counter leg kick.
Dunkin tries a low kick but D Amato avoids it.
D Amato fires out a quick counter leg kick but Dunkin just manages to avoid it.
D Amato is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato misses with a left hand
and Dunkin counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Dunkin looks to score with a jab to the body but D Amato is just out of range.
D Amato takes a swing at Dunkin's ribcage but misses.
Dunkin swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
D Amato throws a shot from downtown. Dunkin moves away and avoids it.
Dunkin tries to bum rush D Amato with a series of wild strikes but D Amato uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Dunkin throws a jab when D Amato was well out of range.
D Amato feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Dunkins jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
D Amato defending well as Dunkin loads up on a big left hand.
Dunkin will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dunkin throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent D Amato stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Dunkin throws a half hearted mid kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Dunkin swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Dunkin blocks a jab.
Dunkin thows a left - swing and a miss!
Nice shot by D Amato.
Dunkin throws a leg kick
and D Amato counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
D Amato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Dunkin.
Dunkin let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
D Amato lands a head shot.
A big left from D Amato misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
D Amato misses with a hook. Dunkin ducked under it nicely.
Dunkin lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as D Amato backs up against the cage.
Nice cross by D Amato.
D Amato throws a body punch but Dunkin moves out of range.
Dunkin only half commits to the counter leg kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Alvin Ray Dunkin will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Dunkin connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Dunkin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
D Amato throws a shot from downtown. Dunkin moves away and avoids it.
Dunkin rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
letting D Amato counter with a right hand.
Dunkin thumps D Amato with a low kick.
Dunkin loads up on a big right hand but D Amato slips the punch.
D Amato swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Dunkin moves away.
D Amato throws a jab but it's blocked by Dunkin.
Dunkin lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
D Amato misses with a straight right.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dunkin connects with a jab.
Dunkin throws a hook to the side of D Amato's head but D Amato sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Alvin Ray Dunkin seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Dunkin throws a jab when D Amato was well out of range.

Dunkin lands a big shot that drops D Amato! Can he finish him?

D Amato is rocked!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Dunkin missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dunkin missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
D Amato might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.

Dunkin gets to his feet and steps away from his opponent.
D Amato throws a looping overhand right but Dunkin ducks down to avoid it.
D Amato bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.
Nice defenses there by Dunkin.
Dunkin throws a body shot but no joy.
Dunkin scoring well with a low kick there.
A leg kick checked by Dunkin.
D Amato looks to throw the jab but Dunkin is out of range.
Dunkin misses with a lunging right hand
and D Amato counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Dunkin throws a right hand that misses
and D Amato counters with a nice body shot.
D Amato uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Dunkin lands a glancing blow to the side of D Amato's head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Dunkin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by D Amato.
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!
Dunkin throws a lazy head kick
and D Amato counters with a leg kick.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.
Dunkin jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
D Amato misses with a body shot.
Dunkin ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
A nice side step and Dunkin releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Dunkin comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Dunkin misses with a jab, cross combination.
D Amato is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Dunkin moves out of range of the strikes.
D Amato misses with a low kick.
A telegraphed right hand from D Amato misses the target.
Dunkin throws a head kick that misses.
D Amato misses with an uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Dunkin misses with a body shot.
D Amato throwing a counter right hand but Dunkin manages to avoid it.
Dunkin uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
Dunkin throws a leg kick
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.
D Amato uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Dunkin.
Dunkin misses with a body kick.
An attempted straight right counter from D Amato misses the target.
D Amato with a body punch. A glancing blow.
D Amato moves out of range of the body kick from Dunkin.
Dunkin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from D Amato.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dunkin manages to avoid it.
D Amato throws a body punch but Dunkin moves out of range.
Dunkin darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Dunkin looks to throw a body kick
letting D Amato counter with a right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Dunkin scores with a body shot.
Dunkin jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A looping hook to the body misses from Dunkin. D Amato does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato moves out of range as Dunkin throws a body kick.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
A head kick misses from Dunkin.
D Amato lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Dunkin at a distance.
Dunkin looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Dunkin lands a jab.
Dunkin throws out a loose jab but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
Dunkin motions for D Amato to come forward. Dunkin throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
D Amato lands a body shot.
D Amato thows a left - swing and a miss!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
D Amato takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alvin Ray Dunkin showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


D Amato scores with a body shot.
D Amato keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Dunkin.
It looked like D Amato wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Dunkin throws a left and a right that both miss
and D Amato counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Good standup being displayed there by Dunkin as he connects with a hook.
A bone on bone clash there as D Amato blocks the leg kick.
D Amato throwing a counter right hand but Dunkin manages to avoid it.
D Amato walks forward, straight into a front kick from Dunkin.
Nice body punch from D Amato.
D Amato throws a hook but Dunkin avoids it easily.
Nice body kick there by Dunkin.
A nice leg kick lands there from Dunkin.
D Amato connects with the punch.
Dunkin gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Dunkin has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
D Amato misses with a body shot.
Dunkin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract D Amato.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dunkin throws a lazy right hand but D Amato sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
D Amato throwing a counter right hand but Dunkin manages to avoid it.
D Amato moves away from the strike by Dunkin.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
D Amato misses with a looping right.
Dunkin misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Dunkin slips under a jab.
D Amato rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Dunkin counters with a straight right hand.
Dunkin throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
D Amato staying out of range there.
Dunkin misses with a right hand
and D Amato counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Dunkin slips under a jab from D Amato.
Dunkin walks into a straight right hand from D Amato.
D Amato misses with a body shot.
D Amato clobbers Dunkin with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato lands a slapping body shot.
D Amato lands with a nice body kick.
Dunkin takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Dunkin avoids the body shot from D Amato.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Dunkin explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
D Amato connects with a right hand. Dunkin shakes it off.
A slow jab from Dunkin misses its intended target.
Dunkin uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from D Amato.
A little jabbing left from Dunkin on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Some wild striking there from D Amato.
Dunkin tries to move into range but D Amato moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Dunkin staying out of range there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dunkin tries a head kick but it misses.
Dunkin misses with the body kick
and D Amato counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
D Amato listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Dunkin cracks D Amato with a right hand to the side of the head.
D Amato scores with a punch to the head.
D Amato dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Dunkin. That did some damage!
A lazy body kick from Dunkin
and Dunkin takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
D Amato moves out of range of the leg kick from Dunkin.
D Amato digs a good hook to Dunkin's body.
Dunkin throws a sloppy head kick
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
Dunkin throws a hook but D Amato avoids it easily.
D Amato throwing a counter right hand but Dunkin manages to avoid it.
Dunkin misses with a straight right.
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!
Dunkin blocks a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dunkin takes one on the chin but seems OK.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dunkin manages to avoid it.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
And Dunkin responds with a good body kick, but D Amato manages to step out the way in time.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Dunkin. D Amato shrugs it off though.
Crunch! Dunkin slams his shin into D Amato's torso.
Dunkin misses with a kick to the body.
D Amato thows a left - swing and a miss!
It seemed like Dunkin was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Dunkin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract D Amato.
A quick step to the side and D Amato tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Dunkin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract D Amato.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.
Dunkin throws a half hearted mid kick.
Dunkin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
D Amato misses with a left hand
and Dunkin counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Dunkin on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
D Amato misses with an uppercut. Dunkin saw that one coming.
D Amato lands a two punch combo.
Dunkin looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
D Amato looks to land a left hand but Dunkin moved out of range nicely.
Dunkin takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Dunkin misses with a low kick.
D Amato has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Dunkin finds it's way round the side to connect with D Amato's head.
Dunkin walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Dunkin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but D Amato moves away.
D Amato displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Dunkin throws out the jab.
Dunkin moves out of range as D Amato strikes.
Dunkin takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A punch combination from Dunkin misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dunkin moves out of range of the leg kick from D Amato.
D Amato tests Dunkin's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Dunkin slips a straight right by D Amato.
D Amato throws a hook to the side of Dunkin's head but Dunkin sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Dunkin pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Dunkin misses with a looping right.
Dunkin throws a nice head kick!
Good standup being displayed there by D Amato as he connects with a hook.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dunkin manages to avoid it.
D Amato takes one on the button.
D Amato rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Dunkin counters with a nice uppercut.
Nice defenses there by D Amato.
Jab by Dunkin.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A low kick from Dunkin is predictable there
and D Amato counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
D Amato misses with a body shot.
Dunkin catches D Amato with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Dunkin throws a leg kick but D Amato sees it coming and moves out of range.
D Amato throws a body punch but Dunkin moves out of range.
D Amato avoids the head kick by Dunkin.
D Amato is looking to counter punch.
Dunkin takes a swing at D Amato's ribcage but misses.
Dunkin throws a big shot that misses.
The crowd cheers as D Amato lands an impressive looking overhand right. Dunkin doesn't seem phased though.
D Amato scores with a hook.
Dunkin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but D Amato was well out of range. Poor timing from Dunkin.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dunkin pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Dunkin looks to land a right hand but D Amato moved out of range.
D Amato swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
D Amato connects with a looping right hand.
D Amato lands a head shot.
Dunkin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but D Amato moves away.
D Amato looks to land a left hand but Dunkin moved out of range nicely.
Dunkin uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from D Amato.
D Amato takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Dunkin uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from D Amato.
Dunkin misses with an uppercut
enabling D Amato to counter with a crisp jab.
Dunkin jabs D Amato right on the nose. D Amato blinks but takes it well.
Dunkin misses with a straight left.
D Amato misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Dunkin counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Dunkin moves away from the strike by D Amato.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato 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.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Dunkin pulls out of a head kick attempt.
It looked like D Amato wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
D Amato's corner calls for a 1-2. D Amato obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
A cross from Dunkin lands.
D Amato jabs Dunkin to the body, keeping him at a distance.
D Amato scores with a body shot.
Dunkin is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
D Amato jabs Dunkin right on the nose. Dunkin blinks but takes it well.
Dunkin on the wrong end of a nice jab.

Dunkin is rocked!
Dunkin displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as D Amato throws out the jab.
Dunkin throws an overhand right that lands on D Amato's shoulder, as D Amato tries to avoid the shot.
A jab from D Amato does it's job there.
Dunkin is still on wobbly legs! Can D Amato finish him?
Dunkin jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Dunkin seems to have recovered his senses.
D Amato throws a series of punches but Dunkin avoids them all with ease.
Dunkin throws out a counter right but D Amato avoids it with no problem.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Dunkin misses with a left hand
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
D Amato doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Dunkin throws a body shot but no joy.
Dunkin misses with a low kick.
D Amato throws a jab when Dunkin was well out of range.
Dunkin lands with a thumping leg kick.
D Amato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Dunkin.
Sloppy strikes from Dunkin. Those never looked like landing.
D Amato moves out of range of the strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
Dunkin looks to land a combination but D Amato avoids it well.
D Amato turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
D Amato uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Dunkin.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato misses with a straight left.
Dunkin misses the shot to the body.
Dunkin loads up on a big right hand but D Amato slips the punch.
D Amato appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Dunkin throws a shot from downtown. D Amato moves away and avoids it.
Dunkin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract D Amato.
Dunkin throws a hook but D Amato avoids it easily.
D Amato was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Dunkin throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Dunkin avoids the body shot from D Amato.
Dunkin throws a lazy uppercut
and D Amato counters with a nice body shot.
Dunkin is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
The fighters circle momentarily. D Amato darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Dunkin wants to slow D Amato down by chopping away at his legs.
D Amato avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
It looked like D Amato wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A big left from D Amato misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dunkin misses with a double jab
and D Amato counters with a lovely shot to the body.
A shot to the liver by D Amato. Beautiful body shot.
D Amato lands a nice looking body shot.
D Amato missing with a left hand there. Dunkin was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Dunkin misses with a straight left.
Dunkin throws a jab when D Amato was well out of range.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A looping hook to the body misses from Dunkin. D Amato does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato misses with a series of wild punches.
D Amato fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Dunkin is out of range.
A slow jab from Dunkin misses its intended target.
A jab from Dunkin misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dunkin misses with a hook
and Dunkin takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
A jab from D Amato misses.
D Amato looks to land a right hand but Dunkin moved out of range.
D Amato moves out of range as Dunkin strikes.
Dunkin misses with a straight right.
A jab from Dunkin misses.
D Amato misses with a body shot.
Dunkin misses with an attempted mid kick.
D Amato uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Dunkin.
Dunkin tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Dunkin misses with a body punch
enabling D Amato to counter with a crisp jab.
Dunkin misses with a low kick as D Amato jumps back.
D Amato fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Dunkin looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dunkin ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
Dunkin tries a head kick but it misses.
Nice defenses there by Dunkin.
Dunkin throws an ugly left hook that misses
and D Amato counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Dunkin swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by D Amato.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A jab from D Amato misses.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
D Amato lands a glancing blow to the side of Dunkin's head.
D Amato throws a nice outside leg kick.
Dunkin jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Dunkin rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and D Amato connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Nice body punch from Dunkin.
That kick from Dunkin tenderised D Amato's leg. D Amato is trying to keep his angry face on.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Alec Ball scores the fight 48:47
Judge Steve Smith scores the fight 48:47
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Michael D Amato!

Michael D Amato retains his light heavyweight title!
Michael D Amato bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
Alvin Ray Dunkin was interviewed post fight and said 'I came into the fight with a good game plan and it didn't work so I will go back to the drawing board.'.
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RATING
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Event: AD409: Get up     
Date:   Jan 11, 2017

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Kim Jong Un. D Amato comes to the cage accompanied by Machine Gun - Hated. Jong Un is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Aegukka. Michael D Amato has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

178 cm
31
214 lbs
26 - 9 - 0
186 cm
27
207 lbs
22 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction
Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)

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



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Kim Jong Un!
The judges for this bout are Dillan Fox, Gregory Folan and Steve Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato misses the jab.
Jong Un has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as D Amato is landing a low percentage of strikes.
D Amato swings for the body but Jong Un moves out of range.
D Amato tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
D Amato scores with a nice strike.
Jong Un misses with a hook. D Amato ducked under it nicely.
D Amato half committed to a counter leg kick.
D Amato swinging wildly here.
D Amato throws out a loose jab but Jong Un uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jong Un buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Jong Un scores with a head kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Un manages to avoid it.
D Amato sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
D Amato misses with a straight right.
Jong Un throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Jong Un throws out the jab.
Jong Un tries to close the distance and clinch up but D Amato swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Jab by Jong Un.
D Amato walks forward, straight into a front kick from Jong Un.
D Amato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Jong Un! But no joy.
Jong Un bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Jong Un scores with a sloppy right hand. D Amato should have avoided that one.
D Amato throws a hook but Jong Un avoids it easily.
D Amato misses with a looping right.
Jong Un thinks about the counter body kick.
Nice defenses there by D Amato.
D Amato is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Jong Un's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Jong Un looks to score with a jab to the body but D Amato is just out of range.
D Amato scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Jong Un doesn't seem bothered though.
Nice defenses there by Jong Un.
Jong Un follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Un throws a shot from downtown. D Amato moves away and avoids it.
D Amato jabs Jong Un right on the nose. Jong Un blinks but takes it well.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
D Amato uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Un.
It looked like D Amato was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Jong Un.
Jong Un misses the shot to the body.
Jong Un connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Un walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. D Amato checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
D Amato throwing a counter right hand but Jong Un manages to avoid it.
A looping hook to the body misses from Jong Un. D Amato does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jong Un tries to land a front kick but D Amato steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Jong Un slips under a jab.
Jong Un scores with a leg kick.
Jong Un throws a low kick but it's checked well by D Amato.
D Amato throws out a loose jab but Jong Un uses good head movement to avoid it.
A telegraphed right hand from Jong Un misses the target.
A quick step to the side and D Amato tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Jong Un.
An inside leg kick from Jong Un misses.
D Amato throws out a loose jab but Jong Un uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jong Un lands a body shot.
Jong Un lands with a kick to the ribs.
D Amato fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Jong Un on the side of the head.
Jong Un looks to land a body kick but D Amato moved away.
Jong Un throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jong Un scores with a kick to the body.
Jab from Jong Un.
Jong Un is looking to score with low kicks.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato blocks a low kick nicely.
A counter left hand to the body from D Amato misses its target.
Jong Un 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!
Jong Un misses with an uppercut. D Amato saw that one coming.
D Amato shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Jong Un throws a half hearted mid kick.
Jong Un throws an uppercut from half a mile away. D Amato sees it coming and avoids it easily.
D Amato fires out a quick counter leg kick but Jong Un just manages to avoid it.
Jong Un throws the left hand but D Amato avoids the punch easily.
D Amato avoids a kick to the body.
D Amato throws a predictable looking body shot
and Jong Un counters with a stiff right hand.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Jong Un manages to avoid it.
D Amato checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
D Amato uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jong Un.
D Amato swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Jong Un slips a jab from D Amato.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


D Amato avoids a kick to the body.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether D Amato might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Jong Un with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
D Amato walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Jong Un throws a push kick but D Amato slaps the foot to one side.
Nice defenses there by Jong Un.
Kim Jong Un seems to be getting the better of the standup.
D Amato throws a hook but Jong Un blocks it.
Jong Un throws a head kick that misses.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jong Un takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Un tries to work over D Amato's front leg with a kick but D Amato checks it.
D Amato throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jong Un sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jong Un pivots, looking for a leg kick but D Amato is out of range and Jong Un settles back down.
D Amato throwing a counter right hand but Jong Un manages to avoid it.
Jong Un swings for the body but D Amato moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Un dodges the punch combination from D Amato.
Jong Un ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
D Amato on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Un. Jong Un obviously looking to wear him down.
Jong Un defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.
D Amato checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Jong Un tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Un misses with a looping left.
D Amato blocks a leg kick.
Jong Un blocks a jab.
D Amato moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
D Amato uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Jong Un.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato takes a swing at Jong Un's ribcage but misses.
Jong Un goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jong Un throws a nice outside leg kick.
Jong Un misses with an attempted mid kick.
D Amato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Jong Un.
D Amato 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.
D Amato throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Jong Un sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Jong Un appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Jong Un bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
D Amato is looking to slow Jong Un down with leg kicks.
Jong Un has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Un uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from D Amato.
Jong Un throws out a loose jab but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A big right from D Amato misses.
It seemed like Jong Un was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Jong Un has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from D Amato finds it's way round the side to connect with Jong Un's head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato throws a lazy right hand but Jong Un sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Jong Un moves out of range as D Amato throws a body kick.
Jong Un throws a right hand that misses
and D Amato counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
A big left from D Amato misses.
Jong Un staying out of range there.
Jong Un thinks about the counter body kick.
D Amato loads up on a big right hand but Jong Un slips the punch.
Jong Un throws out a counter right but D Amato avoids it with no problem.
Jong Un darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
D Amato throws a quick inside leg kick.
Jong Un 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.
D Amato is looking to counter punch.
Jong Un throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Jong Un throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Jong Un throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
D Amato is looking to counter punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato moves out of range of the body kick from Jong Un.
Some wild striking there from D Amato.
Jong Un avoids the body shot from D Amato.
D Amato stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Jong Un.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jong Un slips a straight right by D Amato.
Jong Un throws a quick inside leg kick.
D Amato uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Jong Un.
D Amato drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
D Amato will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Un moves away.
D Amato fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Jong Un looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Jong Un missing with a left hand there. D Amato was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jong Un scores with a nice body kick.
Jong Un throws a low kick but it's checked well by D Amato.
Jong Un loads up on a big right hand but D Amato slips the punch.
Sloppy strikes from Jong Un. Those never looked like landing.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jong Un pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Nice body punch from Jong Un.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Jong Un 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 D Amato has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from D Amato and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Jong Un misses with a body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato throws a hook but Jong Un blocks it.
It seemed like Jong Un was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Jong Un tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and D Amato is able to avoid easily.
D Amato appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Jong Un swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Jong Un throws a leg kick but D Amato moved away.
D Amato lands a nice looking body shot.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Jong Un is just out of range.
Jong Un throws a half hearted mid kick.
Jong Un lands with a hook. D Amato tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Jong Un throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Jong Un looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Jong Un moves out of range as D Amato strikes.
D Amato missing with a left hand there. Jong Un was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
D Amato connects with the punch.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Un moves away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Un looking to land some kicks to the body here.
D Amato throws a body shot but no joy.
Jong Un thows a body kick. D Amato tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Jong Un throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Un slips a straight right by D Amato.
Jong Un was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Jong Un scores with a nice strike.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jong Un tries a head kick but it misses.
Jong Un takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Jong Un moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Jong Un lands a nice leg kick that just misses D Amato's sensitive parts.
D Amato misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
D Amato misses with a left hand
enabling Jong Un to counter with a crisp jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato misses with an uppercut. Jong Un saw that one coming.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Jong Un moves away.
D Amato cracks Jong Un with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Jong Un bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps D Amato's head backwards.
Decent striking displayed by Jong Un there.
D Amato takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
D Amato misses with an uppercut. Jong Un saw that one coming.
D Amato misses with an uppercut. Jong Un saw that one coming.
Jong Un comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
D Amato lands a right hook to the body.
A head kick misses from Jong Un.
D Amato moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato throws a shot to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
D Amato lands a glancing blow to the side of Jong Un's head.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jong Un bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps D Amato's head backwards.
D Amato loads up on a big right hand but Jong Un slips the punch.
It seemed like Jong Un was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Jong Un lets loose with a powerful body kick. D Amato will feel that in the morning.
Jong Un misses with a hook. D Amato ducked under it nicely.
D Amato fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Jong Un looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
D Amato misses with a left hand
and Jong Un counters with a good, hard body kick but D Amato shrugs it off.
D Amato takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Un really dominated that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Jong Un scores with a kick to the midsection.
Jong Un is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
D Amato is looking to counter punch.
Jong Un with a jab.
D Amato avoids the head kick by Jong Un.
Jong Un goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
D Amato is looking to counter punch.
D Amato throws a predictable looking body shot
and Jong Un counters with a stiff right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato takes a swing at Jong Un's ribcage but misses.
Jong Un is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by D Amato.
Jong Un jabs D Amato right on the nose. D Amato blinks but takes it well.
Jong Un throws a leg kick but D Amato sees it coming and moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Un looks to throw a body kick
and D Amato counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Jong Un swings and misses with a hook to the body.
D Amato was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
D Amato misses with a looping right.
D Amato waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Jong Un.
D Amato looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Jong Un connects with an inside leg kick.
Jong Un takes a body punch but keeps moving.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Jong Un keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Jong Un keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from D Amato.
D Amato misses with an uppercut.
D Amato rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Jong Un counters with a thumping low kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Jong Un misses with a hook. D Amato ducked under it nicely.
D Amato takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
D Amato misses with a right hand
letting Jong Un counter with a right hand.
Jong Un ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
Jong Un looks like he wanted to counter with a high kick but didn't throw it.
D Amato lands with a nice body punch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A jab from D Amato misses.
Jong Un jabbing away but nothing is landing.
An attempted straight right counter from D Amato misses the target.
Jong Un moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Jong Un throws an overhand right that lands on D Amato's shoulder, as D Amato tries to avoid the shot.
Jong Un walks into a jab.
D Amato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jong Un feints a counter leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Un looks to score with a jab to the body but D Amato is just out of range.

Jong Un moves into the clinch successfully.
D Amato blocks an uppercut.
Jong Un tries a body shot but D Amato blocks it.
Jong Un misses with a body punch.
D Amato tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Jong Un's elbow.
D Amato lands a right hand.
Jong Un misses with a hook from the clinch.
Jong Un tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Good body shot from Jong Un.
D Amato tries to work over Jong Un's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Jong Un misses with some punches.
D Amato throws a punch but it's blocked by Jong Un.
Jong Un misses with a hook to the ribs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Un lands a left hand.
Jong Un blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Jong Un lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of D Amato backwards.
D Amato lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
D Amato wants to break the clinch but can't.
D Amato prevents a body shot from Jong Un.
Jong Un swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Jong Un tried to land a shot to the body but connects with D Amato's elbow.
Jong Un misses with a short punch on the inside.
Jong Un blocks an uppercut.
Nice body punch from Jong Un.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Jong Un lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of D Amato backwards.
D Amato misses with a shot to the kidneys.
D Amato prevents a body shot from Jong Un.
Jong Un working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Jong Un lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of D Amato backwards.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kim Jong Un dominated that fourth 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. This is the final round!


D Amato swings for the body but Jong Un moves out of range.
A little jabbing left from Jong Un on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
D Amato throws a lazy right hand but Jong Un sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
D Amato keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
D Amato tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Jong Un lands a body shot.
Jong Un checks a leg kick.
Jong Un let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Jong Un wants to land a leg kick but D Amato is out of range.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Jong Un.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jong Un lands a slapping body shot.
Jong Un throws a good cross that connects.
Jong Un tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. D Amato manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
An attempted straight right counter from D Amato misses the target.
Jong Un throws a looping overhand right but D Amato ducks down to avoid it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jong Un connects with a crisp jab.
Jong Un takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Jong Un rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and D Amato cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Jab from Jong Un.
Jong Un throws out a loose jab but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
Nice jab there from D Amato.
Jong Un connects with a high kick.
Jong Un uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
D Amato lands a jab.
D Amato on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Jong Un. Jong Un obviously looking to wear him down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jong Un keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
D Amato takes a swing at Jong Un's ribcage but misses.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
D Amato stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Jong Un connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Jong Un slips under a jab.
Jong Un appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.

Jong Un pushes D Amato up against the cage in a clinch.
D Amato blocks a body shot from Jong Un.
D Amato blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Jong Un can't find room to land a body shot as D Amato controls the action.
Jong Un goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
D Amato misses with a body punch.
Michael D Amato has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Jong Un.
D Amato lands with a light punch inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jong Un misses with the head strike.
D Amato misses with a body punch.
A head punch on the inside from D Amato fails to land.
Kim Jong Un seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Jong Un swings wildly with an uppercut but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato tries a body shot but Jong Un blocks it.
Jong Un tried to land a shot to the body but connects with D Amato's elbow.
Jong Un misses with the head strike.
Jong Un blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Jong Un.
D Amato goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
D Amato scores with a hook to the body.
Jong Un is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
D Amato lands a left hand that snaps the head of Jong Un backwards.
D Amato misses with a shot to the kidneys.
D Amato throws a punch but it's blocked by Jong Un.
Jong Un misses with a shot to the kidneys.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jong Un goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
D Amato works on Jong Un's body with a couple of short punches.
A nice right hand lands inside from D Amato.

D Amato drops Jong Un onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Jong Un is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!

Jong Un is rocked!
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 right handed body shot lands from D Amato.
Jong Un is still on wobbly legs! Can D Amato finish him?
D Amato throws a big uppercut that drops Jong Un! More strikes from D Amato and the referee jumps in to stop the fight! Jong Un lies dazed against the cage as D Amato celebrates with his cornermen!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:26 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Michael D Amato!
Michael D Amato decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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Event: AD403: Patience is key     
Date:   Dec 21, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and David Steel. D Amato comes to the cage accompanied by Machine Gun - Hated. Steel has chosen Kollegah - Bossaura as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

178 cm
31
214 lbs
25 - 9 - 0
190 cm
38
215 lbs
35 - 19 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Conviction

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 19 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, David Steel!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Ian Loll and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato scores with a jab to the body.
D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Steel was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
And Steel responds with a good body kick, but D Amato manages to step out the way in time.
D Amato throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Steel lands with a hook. D Amato tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Steel throws a sloppy head kick
enabling D Amato to counter with a crisp jab.
D Amato scores with a jab. Steel acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
D Amato ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Steel misses with a right hand
and D Amato cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Steel throws a good cross that connects.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
D Amato misses with a series of wild punches.
Steel missing with a left hand there. D Amato was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Steel throws a leg kick that is checked
and D Amato cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Steel uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
A head kick misses from Steel.
D Amato dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
D Amato 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.
Nice shot by D Amato.
D Amato takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Steel is looking to chop away at D Amato's legs.
D Amato throws out a powerful jab.
Steel takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Steel misses with a kick to the body.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Steel 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 D Amato has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from D Amato and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
D Amato blocks a leg kick.
D Amato swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Steel misses with a hook. D Amato ducked under it nicely.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato ducks under a wild hook from Steel.
D Amato lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Steel gets cracked with a nice right hand there by D Amato.
D Amato steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Steel.
D Amato throws a big counter combination but Steel scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
D Amato misses with a double jab
and Steel counters with a slapping leg kick.
D Amato connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Steel's hands.
Steel blocks a jab.
Michael D Amato seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
D Amato throws an off balance right hand
and Steel connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
D Amato is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Steel throws a sloppy head kick
and D Amato counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
D Amato ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Steel misses with a body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A big left from D Amato misses.
D Amato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Steel.
A low kick from Steel is predictable there
and D Amato counters with a stiff right hand.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Steel manages to avoid it.
Steel throws a head kick but D Amato moves out of range.
D Amato will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Steel lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but D Amato circles away quickly and effectively.
An attempted straight right counter from D Amato misses the target.
Steel throws a hook but D Amato avoids it easily.
Steel takes a body punch but keeps moving.
D Amato lands with a right hand.
D Amato scores with a jab.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A head kick misses from Steel.
D Amato lands a really nice looking cross but Steel seems unphased.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
D Amato connects with a jab.

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

Steel is rocked!
D Amato throws a looping overhand right but Steel ducks down to avoid it.
Steel was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Nice jab there from D Amato.
D Amato works the jab nicely.

D Amato feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Steel sprawling to the canvas! Steel rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can D Amato finish him?!
Steel is still on wobbly legs! Can D Amato finish him?
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
D Amato pounces like a tiger and cracks Steel with a vicious hook! Steel is down but not out! D Amato follows up with more strikes forcing the ref to jump in and stop it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Michael D Amato!
Michael D Amato retains his light heavyweight title!
Michael D Amato 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
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Event: AD398: Seventh of Forty-fifth     
Date:   Dec 03, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Tommy Grunge. D Amato's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Machine Gun - Hated. Grunge comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Temple of the Dog - Say Hello To Heaven kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

178 cm
31
214 lbs
24 - 9 - 0
184 cm
35
203 lbs
31 - 1 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Conviction

Hellbent
Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 160$)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Tommy Grunge!
The judges for this bout are Gregory Folan, Elvis Blanc and Steve Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Grunge throws a nice outside leg kick.
D Amato moves out of range of the leg kick from Grunge.
Grunge takes a swing at D Amato's ribcage but misses.
Grunge getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Grunge takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
D Amato thows a left - swing and a miss!
Grunge flicks out a counter leg kick but D Amato steps away.
Grunge looks to throw the jab but D Amato is out of range.
D Amato checks a low kick from Grunge.
An inside leg kick lands from Grunge.
Nice body kick there by Grunge.
Grunge throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato thows a left - swing and a miss!
D Amato misses with an uppercut. Grunge saw that one coming.
D Amato 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.
Grunge steps to the side to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
Grunge throws a fast counter high kick but D Amato manages to duck under it in time.
D Amato lands a jab to the nose.
Jab by Grunge.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Grunge throws an uppercut from half a mile away. D Amato sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Grunge slips a straight right by D Amato.
Grunge defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.
D Amato bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Grunge tries to land a leg kick but D Amato saw it coming and moves away.
Grunge wants to clinch
letting D Amato counter with a right hand.
Grunge 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.
Grunge misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from D Amato.
D Amato misses with a jab, cross combination.
A chopping leg kick lands by Grunge.
D Amato 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.
D Amato throws a series of strikes that have Grunge backpedaling.
A head kick misses from Grunge.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Grunge misses with a jab, cross combination.
It looked like D Amato wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.
Grunge slips under a jab.
A nice side step and Grunge releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Grunge is just out of range.
D Amato is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
D Amato throws a hook but Grunge blocks it.
Grunge takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Grunge uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from D Amato.
And Grunge responds with a good body kick, but D Amato manages to step out the way in time.
A cross from Grunge lands.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts D Amato, as that shot connected.
Grunge is looking to land body kicks.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
D Amato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Grunge.
D Amato lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Tommy Grunge seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A good leg kick by Grunge.
D Amato displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Grunge throws out the jab.
Grunge swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
D Amato moves out of range of the strikes.
Grunge has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Grunge there as he acknowledges the shot.
D Amato lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by D Amato.
Grunge lunges at D Amato with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by D Amato's hand.
D Amato throws a shot from downtown. Grunge moves away and avoids it.
Grunge misses with a kick to the body.
D Amato moves out of range of the body kick from Grunge.
D Amato misses with a looping right.
Grunge drops his hands momentarily and D Amato takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Grunge slips a jab from D Amato.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Grunge connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Grunge misses with an attempted mid kick.
D Amato with a body punch. A glancing blow.
D Amato blocks a head kick by Grunge.
Grunge takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Grunge is looking to slow D Amato down with leg kicks.
Grunge wants to land a leg kick but D Amato is out of range.
D Amato throws a right hand that Grunge ducks under and follows up with a left that Grunge also avoids with ease.
Jab, jab by D Amato - just one landing.
Grunge throws a chopping leg kick but D Amato manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Grunge.
D Amato dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
D Amato connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Grunge looks to land a body kick but D Amato moved away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


D Amato misses with an uppercut.
D Amato keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
A quick step to the side and D Amato tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Grunge connects with a body shot that sends D Amato's belly button to the back.
Grunge ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Michael D Amato is winning the standup battle so far.
D Amato scores with a jab. Grunge acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
D Amato avoids the body shot from Grunge.
D Amato throws a right hand that Grunge ducks under and follows up with a left that Grunge also avoids with ease.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Grunge manages to avoid it.
Grunge moves out of range of the strikes.
Grunge throws a low kick but D Amato moves out of range easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
D Amato checks a low kick from Grunge.
An attempted straight right counter from D Amato misses the target.
D Amato takes a kick to the side of the head.
D Amato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Grunge throws a head kick but D Amato moves out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Grunge. D Amato does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
D Amato keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Grunge looks to score with a jab to the body but D Amato is just out of range.
D Amato is looking to counter punch.
D Amato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Grunge thows a body kick. D Amato tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Nice straight punches there by D Amato. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of D Amato.
D Amato blocks a low kick nicely.
Grunge lands a jab.
D Amato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Grunge.
Grunge works over D Amato's head and body with a nice combination.
Grunge tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
The crowd cheers as D Amato lands an impressive looking overhand right. Grunge doesn't seem phased though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Grunge lands a leg kick that knocks D Amato off balance momentarily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Grunge on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Grunge looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Grunge 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.
D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Grunge was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
Grunge scores with a jab.
Grunge throws a leg kick which misses D Amato's front leg but catches the back leg as D Amato tries to avoid it.
A thudding body kick lands there by Grunge!
Nice cross by Grunge.
D Amato rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Grunge moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Grunge lands a nice looking body kick.
D Amato swings for the body but Grunge moves out of range.
Grunge throws a leg kick
and D Amato connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
D Amato cracks Grunge with an open hand slap.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A lazy body kick from Grunge
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
D Amato misses with a hook.
A little jabbing left from Grunge on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Grunge moves in looking to clinch but D Amato pushes him off.
A slapping leg kick lands for Grunge.
D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Grunge was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
Grunge throws a half hearted mid kick.
Grunge throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting D Amato counter with a right hand.
D Amato is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Grunge slips a straight right by D Amato.
Grunge takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
D Amato throws a body shot but no joy.
Grunge misses with a hook. D Amato ducked under it nicely.
Grunge takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Grunge lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato throws out a loose jab but Grunge uses good head movement to avoid it.
Nice body kick from Grunge.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
D Amato gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Grunge throws a right hand that misses
and D Amato counters with a right hand to the body.
Grunge jabs D Amato right on the nose. D Amato blinks but takes it well.
D Amato throws a body shot but no joy.
That kick from Grunge tenderised D Amato's leg. D Amato is trying to keep his angry face on.
Grunge throws a sloppy head kick and D Amato moves out of range easily.
Grunge avoids the body shot from D Amato.
Grunge throws a big counter head kick but D Amato avoids it with no problem.
Grunge throws a leg kick but D Amato sees it coming and moves out of range.
Grunge is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by D Amato.
D Amato avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
D Amato uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Grunge has time to react.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Grunge staying out of range there.
Grunge throws a big shot that misses.
D Amato takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Grunge connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between D Amato's hands.
Grunge is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
D Amato is looking to counter punch.
Grunge misses with a looping left.
Grunge feints and then cracks D Amato's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow D Amato down.
Grunge connects with a looping right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
D Amato throws a body punch but Grunge moves out of range.
A big left from Grunge misses.
D Amato throwing a counter right hand but Grunge manages to avoid it.
Grunge fakes a jab and throws a low kick but D Amato checks it well.
Grunge rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but D Amato moves out of range and avoids them all easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Grunge fakes a jab and throws a low kick but D Amato checks it well.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Grunge manages to avoid it.
D Amato thuds his right hand into Grunge's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
The fighters circling - Grunge throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Grunge throws a looping overhand right but D Amato ducks down to avoid it.
A telegraphed right hand from Grunge misses the target.
A quick step to the side and D Amato tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Grunge throws a hook but D Amato avoids it easily.
D Amato throwing a counter right hand but Grunge manages to avoid it.
D Amato lands a glancing blow to the side of Grunge's head.
Grunge on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
D Amato swings for the body but Grunge moves out of range.
D Amato throws a predictable looking body shot
and Grunge cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
D Amato misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
D Amato fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Grunge is looking to land body kicks.
A counter left hand to the body from D Amato misses its target.
D Amato connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Grunge throws the left hand but D Amato avoids the punch easily.
A counter left hand to the body from D Amato misses its target.
Grunge swings for the body but D Amato moves out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from D Amato misses the target.
Grunge attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Grunge follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Grunge ducks right into an uppercut from D Amato.
Grunge throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
D Amato throws a right and a left that both miss.
A jab from D Amato misses.
A countering left hand to the body from Grunge misses.
Grunge defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato takes a swing at Grunge's ribcage but misses.
D Amato misses with a series of wild punches.
A big right from D Amato misses.
A telegraphed right hand from D Amato misses the target.
Grunge throws a jab but it's blocked by D Amato.
A big right from Grunge misses.
Grunge throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
D Amato is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
D Amato misses with a looping right.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Grunge.
Grunge displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as D Amato throws out the jab.
Grunge scores with a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Grunge ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Grunge throws a poor cross that misses
and D Amato counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Grunge throws a looping overhand right but D Amato ducks down to avoid it.
Grunge connects with a solid leg kick.
D Amato cracks Grunge with a right hand to the side of the head.
D Amato throws a hook to the side of Grunge's head but Grunge sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
D Amato lands the left hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
D Amato jabs at Grunge's body.
Grunge moves out of range as D Amato strikes.
Grunge tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but D Amato was well out of range. Poor timing from Grunge.
D Amato jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Grunge looks to land a left hand but D Amato moved out of range nicely.
Grunge lands with a hook. D Amato tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato clearly takes that round.
That's time! D Amato's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Grunge was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
Grunge has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
D Amato moves forwards but Grunge connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Grunge throws a low kick, looking for D Amato's leg but D Amato calmly moves out of range.
D Amato swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Grunge needs to keep his hands up - D Amato had a free shot at his head there.
D Amato connects with a good right hand that stumbles Grunge. Grunge circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
A big left from D Amato misses.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Some wild striking there from D Amato.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Grunge jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Grunge cracks D Amato with an open hand slap.
D Amato misses with a hook. Grunge ducked under it nicely.
Grunge fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and D Amato has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Grunge is looking to chop away at D Amato's legs.
Grunge lands a nice leg kick that just misses D Amato's sensitive parts.
Grunge takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Grunge misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
A solid body kick from Grunge.
D Amato will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
D Amato checks a leg kick.
D Amato is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
A combination from D Amato does no damage.
D Amato throws a shot from downtown. Grunge moves away and avoids it.
Grunge looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Grunge swings for the body but D Amato moves out of range.
D Amato throws a sloppy body shot

and Grunge counters by clinching up.
D Amato goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Grunge blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for D Amato.
Grunge blocking some punches.
Grunge lands a good knee to the midsection. D Amato won't want to take too many of those.
Grunge blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
D Amato doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Grunge misses with a punch on the inside.
Grunge gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Grunge blocks an uppercut.
D Amato misses with a hook from the clinch.
D Amato misses with a hook from the clinch.
D Amato lands with a light punch inside.
D Amato lands with a light punch inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from D Amato.
Grunge pressing his opponent against the cage.
Grunge misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Grunge lands with a right to the head.
D Amato misses with some punches.
Grunge misses with some punches.
Grunge prevents a body shot from D Amato.
A right handed body shot lands from D Amato.
Grunge working aggressively here.
Grunge works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
D Amato lands a nice uppercut.
Grunge lands a right hand that snaps the head of D Amato backwards.
Grunge blocks a punch to the side of the head.
D Amato fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Michael D Amato has scored more points in the clinch so far.
D Amato misses with a short punch on the inside.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A short right from D Amato.
D Amato lands with a short shot to the head.

D Amato drops Grunge onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Grunge is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!

Grunge is rocked!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Grunge throws a punch but it's blocked by D Amato.
Grunge is still on wobbly legs! Can D Amato finish him?
Grunge tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Grunge lands a shoulder strike.
D Amato lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
A short right from D Amato on the inside.
Grunge with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Grunge pushes off an throws an elbow but D Amato leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
D Amato lands a hook to the side of the head.
Grunge swings wildly with an uppercut but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, D Amato creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
D Amato prevents a body shot from Grunge.
D Amato blocking some punches.
A short body shot lands from D Amato as the two fighters clinch.
Grunge is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
D Amato fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
D Amato pushes Grunge back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato had his way with Tommy Grunge in that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Grunge throws a shot from downtown. D Amato moves away and avoids it.
Grunge seems to have recovered his senses.
Grunge is looking to slow D Amato down with leg kicks.
D Amato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Grunge misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
It looked like D Amato wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Grunge avoids the body shot from D Amato.
D Amato has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from D Amato there as he acknowledges the shot.
D Amato missing with a left hand there. Grunge was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Grunge throws a poor cross that misses
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Grunge is just out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
D Amato avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
D Amato punishes Grunge's body with a nice straight punch.
Grunge's corner calls for a 1-2. Grunge obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato misses with an uppercut.
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. Grunge does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato scores with a decent looking hook.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
D Amato throws a shot from downtown. Grunge moves away and avoids it.
Grunge cracks D Amato with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Grunge tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and D Amato is able to avoid easily.
Grunge scores with a spinning back kick!
Some bone on bone action there as D Amato checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
A nice leg kick lands there from Grunge.
D Amato moves out of range of the leg kick from Grunge.
Grunge connects with a crisp jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice shot lands for Grunge.
D Amato checks the leg kick nicely there.
Grunge blocks a jab.
Grunge fakes high and swings low for a body shot but D Amato manages to avoid it.
D Amato appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Grunge blocks a jab.
Grunge throws a big counter head kick but D Amato avoids it with no problem.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
Grunge steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Tommy Grunge has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Grunge takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Grunge dodges the punch combination from D Amato.
And Grunge responds with a good body kick, but D Amato manages to step out the way in time.
D Amato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
D Amato misses with a hook.
Grunge scoring well with a low kick there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
D Amato tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
D Amato takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Grunge turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
D Amato slips a jab and a cross from Grunge.
Some wild striking there from D Amato.
Grunge scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. D Amato doesn't seem bothered though.
Grunge throws a body kick that misses
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.
D Amato lands a nice hook to Grunge's body. Grunge takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Grunge misses with a series of wild punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
D Amato throws a body shot but no joy.
D Amato throws a right hand that Grunge ducks under and follows up with a left that Grunge also avoids with ease.
Grunge tries a head kick but it misses.
Grunge staying out of range there.
D Amato backing away here, and Grunge unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
D Amato misses with a lunging right hand
and Grunge counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Grunge misses with a body kick.
Grunge attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Grunge fakes high and swings low for a body shot but D Amato manages to avoid it.
Grunge defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.
Grunge looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Tommy Grunge.
Well D Amato 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 Gregory Folan scores the fight 48:47
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 48:47
Judge Steve Smith scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Michael D Amato!

Michael D Amato retains his light heavyweight title!
In his post fight interview, Michael D Amato started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
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Event: AD392: Proof of treasure     
Date:   Nov 12, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Inspectah Deck. D Amato's entrance music is M.D.A walks in with 5 naked bitches Wow !. A fine choice. Deck has chosen Raekwon feat. Inspectah Deck, GZA-Guillotine (Swordz) as his entrance music. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

178 cm
31
214 lbs
23 - 9 - 0
191 cm
37
206 lbs
24 - 10 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Conviction

Spartan Nutrition
Alpha-Male Nutritional Supplements Q160/$195



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Inspectah Deck!
The judges for this bout are Ian Loll, Robert Douchet and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Deck misses with the combination.
Deck tries a head kick but it misses.
D Amato ducks under a wild hook from Deck.
D Amato looks to land a left hand but Deck moved out of range nicely.
Deck 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.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Deck manages to avoid it.
D Amato lands a nice hook to Deck's body. Deck takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Deck misses the body punch
and D Amato cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato throws a series of punches but Deck avoids them all with ease.
D Amato looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Deck misses with a combination
letting D Amato counter with a right hand.
D Amato takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
D Amato looks to land a combination but Deck avoids it well.
Deck throws a right and a left that D Amato avoids nicely.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Deck gets a clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Deck scores with a shoulder strike.
D Amato tries to work over Deck's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
D Amato tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Deck's elbow.
Deck lands with a short shot to the head.

Deck escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Deck lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
D Amato cracks a nice hook into Deck's ribs.
Deck scores with a jab to the jaw.
D Amato misses with a left hand
and Deck counters with a nice uppercut.
D Amato displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Deck thows a left - swing and a miss!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Deck works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Deck tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. D Amato manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Deck's hands are dropping dangerously low here and D Amato connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Deck scrambles back to his feet.
D Amato misses with a wild combination.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Deck looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Michael D Amato is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
D Amato steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Deck.
D Amato moves out of range as Deck strikes.
D Amato throws a jab but it's blocked by Deck.
Deck wants to counter the offense by D Amato and move into the clinch position.
D Amato lands a nice shot that snaps Deck's head back.
D Amato loads up on a big right hand but Deck slips the punch.
Deck with the counter takedown but D Amato avoids it easily.
D Amato with a nice cross.
Deck lands with a straight right. D Amato didn't see that one coming.
Deck lands a leg kick that knocks D Amato off balance momentarily.
Deck on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Deck misses with a looping right.
Deck shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Deck throws the left hand but D Amato avoids the punch easily.
D Amato showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Deck.
Deck takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato misses with the combination.
Deck tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but D Amato was well out of range. Poor timing from Deck.
D Amato comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Deck connects with a nice looking jab.
Deck drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Deck misses with a double jab.
Donk. Deck catches D Amato right on the button with a cross.
Inspectah Deck seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
D Amato throws a jab but it's blocked by Deck.
D Amato throws a hook to the side of Deck's head but Deck sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Deck misses with a low kick.
Deck uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
Deck is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Deck takes a swing at D Amato's ribcage but misses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Deck throws a body punch but D Amato moves out of range.
D Amato missing with a left hand there. Deck was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Deck scores with a kick to the body.
D Amato missing with a left hand there. Deck was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.

Deck moves into the clinch.
D Amato misses with a hook to the ribs.
D Amato misses with a body punch.
Deck scores with a shot to the side of D Amato's head.
D Amato lands with a light punch inside.
D Amato lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Deck or not.
D Amato lands on the inside with an uppercut.
D Amato lands a left hand that snaps the head of Deck backwards.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A short uppercut from D Amato.
D Amato lands a nice uppercut.
Deck swings away with an uppercut that misses.
D Amato throws a punch but it's blocked by Deck.
Deck is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
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 Michael D Amato will probably get the nod.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


D Amato looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
D Amato takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
D Amato jabs Deck to the body, keeping him at a distance.
D Amato misses the jab.
Some wild striking there from Deck.
Deck tries to clinch but fails miserably
and D Amato cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
D Amato swings for the body but Deck moves out of range.
Deck moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Deck uses good head movement to avoid the hook from D Amato.
Deck misses the shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Deck lands a nice shot that snaps D Amato's head back.
Deck moves into range and connects with a jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
D Amato swings for the body but Deck moves out of range.
D Amato throws a series of punches but Deck avoids them all with ease.

Deck shoots in for a takedown and gets it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The fighters are battling for position here. D Amato manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
D Amato has control of Deck's left arm, preventing Deck from doing any damage.
D Amato might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Deck chips away with some ground and pound.
D Amato looking to control.
Deck postures up in D Amato's guard and throws a big left but D Amato blocks it.
Deck throws a strike but D Amato rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Deck has a closed guard, preventing D Amato from standing up.
Deck pulls D Amato in close to prevent any damage.
Deck has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Deck looking for a sweep. Not yet Deck, not yet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Deck is proving hard to escape from.
D Amato won't allow Deck to sweep him here.
D Amato wants to stand and escape but instead Deck has hit a sweep and he's now on top in guard.

Deck stands and throws D Amato's legs to the side, diving into side control.
D Amato on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
D Amato parries the strikes from Deck easily there. Deck is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable D Amato to escape.
D Amato is trying to control Deck's posture but Deck avoids it.
I wouldn't like to be where D Amato is right now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato can't do much from the bottom here.
Deck lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
Deck in side control lands a decent elbow.
D Amato is not content to let Deck control the position.
You can see the frustration on D Amato's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
D Amato is not content to let Deck control the position.
D Amato is trying to control Deck's posture but Deck avoids it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Deck throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Deck scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at D Amato to see if he's OK.
D Amato wants to control but Deck postures up.
D Amato tries to improve position but can't.
D Amato wants to control but Deck postures up.
Deck throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Deck working away.
Deck is looking to take a break and control but D Amato is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
You can see the frustration on D Amato's face as Deck controls the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


D Amato misses with a wild combination.
A swing and a miss from D Amato.
Deck buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Deck throws a hook but D Amato blocks it.
Deck with a nice cross.
D Amato walks into a jab.
Deck misses with a leg kick.
Deck looks to land a right hand but D Amato moved out of range.
Deck is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
A jab from D Amato does it's job there.
D Amato throws a hook but Deck blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato needs to keep his hands up - Deck had a free shot at his head there.
Deck misses with an uppercut. D Amato saw that one coming.
D Amato is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Deck misses with a series of wild punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A slow jab from Deck misses its intended target.
D Amato throws a poor cross that misses
and Deck counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
D Amato misses with a lunging right hand

and Deck moves into the clinch.
D Amato gets through Deck's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
D Amato tries to work over Deck's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

Deck breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
D Amato slips a straight right by Deck.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Deck.
Deck will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
D Amato misses with a few strikes there.
Deck throws a jab when D Amato was well out of range.
D Amato bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Deck throws a leg kick which misses D Amato's front leg but catches the back leg as D Amato tries to avoid it.
D Amato works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A jab from Deck finds it's way through D Amato's defenses.
D Amato lands a glancing blow to the side of Deck's head.
D Amato will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
A big left from D Amato misses.
Deck connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed D Amato momentarily.
Deck pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Deck with a jab.
Deck connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Deck scores with a sloppy right hand. D Amato should have avoided that one.
Deck throws a combination but it was largely blocked by D Amato.
D Amato swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A shot to the body from D Amato misses
letting Deck counter with a right hand.
Deck throws a head kick that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato with a body punch. A glancing blow.
D Amato connects with a nice looking jab.
D Amato throws a body punch but Deck moves out of range.
Deck steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from D Amato.
Deck takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Deck connects with a leg kick. D Amato looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

D Amato tries to keep at a distance but Deck has taken the fight into the clinch.
A right hook to the body lands for D Amato.
Deck takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Deck working some nice short punches in the clinch.
D Amato lands an uppercut.
D Amato wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Deck has him pressed against the cage.
A right hand to the body from D Amato.
A nice right hand lands inside from D Amato.
Michael D Amato has scored more points in the clinch so far.
D Amato lands a body shot.
Deck has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
D Amato throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Decks head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
D Amato tries to throw a body punch but Deck avoids it by throwing D Amato back against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Deck backwards.
D Amato blocks an uppercut.
D Amato lands a nice shot to the body.
A quick uppercut on the inside from D Amato.
Deck blocking some punches.
D Amato doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
D Amato lands a nice uppercut.
D Amato lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Deck or not.
D Amato lands a body shot.
D Amato lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Deck or not.
A short right from D Amato on the inside.
D Amato lands a body shot.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A right hook to the body lands for D Amato.
D Amato scores with a shot to the side of Deck's head.
D Amato tries to work over Deck's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Deck blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short body shot lands from D Amato as the two fighters clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Michael D Amato did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


D Amato lands a lovely overhand right.
Deck misses with a looping left.
D Amato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Deck.
D Amato throws out a loose jab but Deck uses good head movement to avoid it.
Deck fakes the leg kick and cracks D Amato in the body.
D Amato misses with a looping right.
Deck is looking to land body kicks.
Inspectah Deck seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A leg kick checked by D Amato.
D Amato avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Deck manages to avoid it.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Deck! But no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato misses with a double jab.
A combination from D Amato does no damage.
D Amato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Deck.
D Amato lands a glancing blow to the side of Deck's head.
D Amato looks to throw the jab but Deck is out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato misses with a hook
and Deck connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
D Amato blocks the body kick.
D Amato blocks the body kick.
D Amato is looking to counter punch.
D Amato throws the left hand but Deck avoids the punch easily.
D Amato misses with a straight right.
Deck goes for a double leg but D Amato avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as D Amato continues to drive forward.
D Amato was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Deck lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.
D Amato misses with a wild combination.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Deck is just out of range.
D Amato throws a right and a left that both miss.
Deck tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
D Amato throws a body punch but Deck moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - Deck throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
D Amato loads up on a big right hand but Deck slips the punch.
Deck slips a jab from D Amato.
Deck lands with a kick to the ribs.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Deck.
A nice leg kick lands there from Deck.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Deck scores with a hook to the body. D Amato takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Deck is looking to chop away at D Amato's legs.
Deck throws out a loose jab but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
D Amato misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
A combination from Deck does no damage.
D Amato throwing a counter right hand but Deck manages to avoid it.
A jab lands there for D Amato.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Deck misses with a body kick.
D Amato defending well as Deck loads up on a big left hand.
Deck avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Deck tries to counter by closing the distance.
D Amato avoids the head kick by Deck.
Deck will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
D Amato appears to be looking for a big counter.
D Amato gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Deck.
Deck slips under a jab from D Amato.
Deck looks to score with a jab to the body but D Amato is just out of range.
D Amato throws a jab but it's blocked by Deck.
Deck appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
D Amato scores with a nice strike.
D Amato shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Deck eats them both and turns towards D Amato to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Deck misses with a hook
and Deck takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Deck scores with a three punch combo!
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!
Deck with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling D Amato to score with a decent uppercut.
Deck throws a solid leg kick but D Amato takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Deck.
D Amato moves away from the strike by Deck.
Deck throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Deck misses with an uppercut
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.
A cross from Deck lands.
Deck lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Deck uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from D Amato.
Some wild striking there from Deck.
Deck throws a body kick that misses.
Deck missing with a left hand there. D Amato was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Michael D Amato will probably get the nod.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Deck misses with a two punch combination.
Deck lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Deck.
D Amato's jab looks to have found its range, popping Deck under the eye.
Deck fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
D Amato scores with a body shot.
D Amato scores with a nice strike.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
D Amato throws a hook to the side of Deck's head but Deck sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Deck is looking for the big counter here.
D Amato misses with an uppercut
and Deck counters with a thumping low kick.
A jab from D Amato misses.
D Amato is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
Deck looks to score with a jab to the body but D Amato is just out of range.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Deck is just out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Deck lands a leg kick that knocks D Amato off balance momentarily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Deck lands a nice leg kick that just misses D Amato's sensitive parts.
D Amato avoids a punch combination nicely.
Deck throws a poor cross that misses
and D Amato counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
D Amato blocks the body kick.
A quick step to the side and D Amato tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Deck takes a shot right to the bread basket.
D Amato gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Deck.
Deck slips a jab and a cross from D Amato.
D Amato thuds a left hand into Deck's body.
D Amato misses the jab.
Deck swings for the body but D Amato moves out of range.
D Amato seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
D Amato fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
D Amato misses with an uppercut. Deck saw that one coming.
Deck avoids the body shot from D Amato.
Inspectah Deck has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato walks into a stiff left hand from Deck.
D Amato throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Deck.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Deck looking to score a takedown here. D Amato is defending well but Deck drives through and ends up in D Amato's guard.
Deck throws a big elbow that misses.
Inspectah Deck has got the better of the ground game so far.
Deck scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Deck in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
D Amato utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Deck trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
D Amato trying to control the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Deck trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Deck keeps trying to improve his position.
D Amato 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.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
D Amato trying to control the position.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Deck misses with a low kick.
D Amato lands a jab to the head.
D Amato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Deck.
Deck changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
A punch combination from D Amato misses.
D Amato thows a left - swing and a miss!
Deck looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A punch lands to the side of Deck 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Deck uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
D Amato cracks Deck with a good jab.
Deck ducks down and throws a hook to the body but D Amato moves away.
Deck connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Deck was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
Deck bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Deck waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract D Amato.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Deck lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Deck scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Deck staying out of range there.
D Amato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Deck throws a nice outside leg kick.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Ian Loll scores the fight 48:48
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 49:46
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Michael D Amato!

Michael D Amato retains his light heavyweight title!
Michael D Amato took to the mic in his post fight interview and said 'M.D.A what else is there to say !'.
In defeat, Inspectah Deck stepped up to the mic, saying 'Wu Tang fuh evah!'.
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Event: AD386: S.H.I.E.L.D.     
Date:   Oct 26, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Doctor Doolittle and Michael D Amato. D Amato has chosen M.D.A walks in with 5 naked bitches Wow ! as his entrance music. Michael D Amato has the eye of the tiger tonight.

194 cm
34
218 lbs
29 - 15 - 0
178 cm
30
214 lbs
22 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Hellbent
KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250

Conviction
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the light heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 29 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Doctor Doolittle!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Alec Ball, Dillan Fox and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato loads up on a big right hand but Doolittle slips the punch.
Doolittle throws a quick counter kick to the body but D Amato avoids it.
D Amato throws a hook to the side of Doolittle's head but Doolittle sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
D Amato lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Doolittle at a distance.
Doolittle takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Doolittle throws a leg kick but D Amato moved away.
Doolittle misses with a body shot
and D Amato counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
D Amato lands a right hook to the body.
D Amato lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
A jab from D Amato misses.
D Amato throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Doolittle counters with a stiff right hand.
D Amato connects with a nice looking jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Doolittle misses with a left hand
and D Amato counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Doolittle thinking.
D Amato digs a good body shot into Doolittle's ribs.
D Amato throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Doolittle connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. Doolittle does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato lands with a shot to the body.
D Amato takes one on the chin but seems OK.
D Amato showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Doolittle.
D Amato works Doolittle's body with a nice hook.
D Amato with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Doolittle to score with a decent uppercut.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Doolittle manages to avoid it.
Doolittle swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
D Amato rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Doolittle counters with a nice uppercut.
Doolittle throws a jab but it's blocked by D Amato.
A jab from D Amato does it's job there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Doolittle looks to land a right hand but D Amato moved out of range.
Doolittle uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
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!
Doolittle misses with a body shot.
D Amato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Doolittle.
D Amato swings for the body but Doolittle moves out of range.
As D Amato backs away, Doolittle returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
D Amato defending well as Doolittle loads up on a big left hand.
D Amato doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
D Amato fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Doolittle looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Doolittle digs a good hook to D Amato's body.
Doolittle ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Doolittle swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Doolittle was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
D Amato throws out a loose jab but Doolittle uses good head movement to avoid it.
Doolittle swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Doolittle uses good head movement to avoid the hook from D Amato.
Doolittle is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
D Amato punishes Doolittle's body with a nice straight punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Doolittle takes a shot right to the bread basket.
D Amato throws a big shot that misses.
Doolittle scores with a nice head shot.
Doolittle moves out of range as D Amato strikes.
Doolittle cracks D Amato with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
D Amato misses with a looping right.
Doolittle takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Doolittle looks to be in better condition than last time we saw him fight. Obviously he's been working hard on his cardio.
D Amato clobbers Doolittle with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Nice defenses there by Doolittle.
A slapping body kick lands there for Doolittle.
D Amato scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Doolittle moves out of range of the strikes.
D Amato throws out a loose jab but Doolittle uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Doolittle ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Doolittle jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Good exchange - Doolittle coming out on top.
D Amato takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
D Amato comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
D Amato takes a swing at Doolittle's ribcage but misses.
D Amato throws a body punch but Doolittle moves out of range.
D Amato lands a body shot.
Doolittle throws a good cross that connects.
D Amato is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
D Amato misses with a lunging right hand
and Doolittle cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Doolittle throws a jab when D Amato was well out of range.
Doolittle takes a swing at D Amato's ribcage but misses.
D Amato uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Doolittle has time to react.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Doolittle staying out of range there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato dominated that round.
That's time! Doolittle's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


D Amato comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Michael D Amato seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
D Amato swings for the body but Doolittle moves out of range.
Doolittle throws a push kick but D Amato slaps the foot to one side.
D Amato works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
D Amato uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Doolittle.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Doolittle might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
D Amato moves out of range of the strikes.
Doolittle keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from D Amato.
D Amato misses with a straight right.
A quick step to the side and Doolittle tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Doolittle bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
It looked like Doolittle wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Doolittle throws a head kick but D Amato moves out of range.
Michael D Amato seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A looping hook to the body misses from Doolittle. D Amato does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato misses with a wild combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Doolittle is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
D Amato rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Doolittle moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Doolittle lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
D Amato fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Doolittle swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
D Amato rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Doolittle moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Doolittle throws a quick counter kick to the body but D Amato avoids it.
D Amato misses with a hook
and Doolittle counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
D Amato falls off balance throwing a combination
and Doolittle counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
A big left from Doolittle misses.
D Amato throws out a counter right but Doolittle avoids it with no problem.
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. Doolittle does a little dance to reset his feet.
A little feinted left hand from Doolittle on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
D Amato takes a swing at Doolittle's ribcage but misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato misses with a right hand
and Doolittle counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Doolittle throws the left hand but D Amato avoids the punch easily.
D Amato jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
D Amato misses the jab.
Doolittle swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A big right from D Amato misses.
Doolittle scores with a jab to the body.
D Amato misses with a lunging right hand
letting Doolittle counter with a right hand.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Doolittle manages to avoid it.
Doolittle fires out a quick counter leg kick but D Amato just manages to avoid it.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
D Amato just misses with a punch to the body.
Doolittle jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Doolittle throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
D Amato has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Doolittle ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Doolittle takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Doolittle gets off balance looking for a body kick
enabling D Amato to counter with a crisp jab.
D Amato throws a left and a right that both miss
letting Doolittle counter with a right hand.
Doolittle throws a leg kick
and Doolittle takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Doolittle avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Doolittle.
Danga de danga de dang - D Amato scores with a four punch combination!
D Amato swinging wildly here.
Doolittle connects with a jab.
Doolittle turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
D Amato walks into a straight right hand from Doolittle.
D Amato ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
D Amato just misses with a punch to the body.
Doolittle fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
D Amato looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Doolittle rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.
D Amato jabs Doolittle to the body, keeping him at a distance.
D Amato dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
D Amato misses with a body shot
and Doolittle counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Doolittle tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but D Amato was well out of range. Poor timing from Doolittle.
D Amato misses with a right hand
and Doolittle cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Doolittle keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Michael D Amato 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!


D Amato waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Doolittle.
A punch combination from D Amato misses.
Doolittle was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
D Amato lands with a good body shot.
D Amato misses with a lunging right hand
and Doolittle counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
D Amato swings away with a body shot that misses
and Doolittle connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Doolittle lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Doolittle is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
A punch lands to the side of Doolittle 's head but he takes it in his stride.
D Amato misses with a looping left.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A swing and a miss from D Amato.
D Amato moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
D Amato swings away with a body shot that misses
and Doolittle counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
D Amato jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Doolittle is looking to counter with a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Doolittle throws a push kick but D Amato slaps the foot to one side.
D Amato wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
D Amato throws the left hand but Doolittle avoids the punch easily.
Doolittle was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Doolittle connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
D Amato scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Doolittle throws a hook but D Amato blocks it.
Doolittle looks for the body kick but D Amato saw that one coming.
Doolittle on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Doolittle uses good head movement to avoid the hook from D Amato.
D Amato swings widly with a right hand
and Doolittle counters with a straight right hand.
A solid body kick from Doolittle.
Doolittle slips under a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato looks to throw the jab but Doolittle is out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from D Amato misses the target.
D Amato jabs Doolittle right on the nose. Doolittle blinks but takes it well.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
D Amato stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Doolittle was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
D Amato misses with a hook
and Doolittle counters with a slapping leg kick.
Doolittle shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
D Amato getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
D Amato lands with an uppercut that bounces Doolittle off the cage and back into range.
Doolittle misses with a hook.
Doolittle keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
D Amato dips to his left and cracks Doolittle with an uppercut!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Doolittle throws a hook to the side of D Amato's head but D Amato sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
D Amato misses with a body shot
and Doolittle counters with a good low kick that D Amato was not able to check.
D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Doolittle was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
Doolittle is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
D Amato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Doolittle half committed to a counter leg kick.
Doolittle slips under a jab.
A quick step to the side and Doolittle tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Doolittle looks to throw the jab but D Amato is out of range.
Doolittle ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
Doolittle moves out of range as D Amato strikes.
D Amato throws a looping overhand right but Doolittle ducks down to avoid it.
Doolittle displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as D Amato throws out the jab.
Doolittle throws a jab when D Amato was well out of range.
D Amato bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
D Amato throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Doolittle counter with a right hand.
D Amato throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and D Amato takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Doolittle misses with a wild body shot.
D Amato throws out a counter right but Doolittle avoids it with no problem.
D Amato throws an off balance right hand
and Doolittle counters with a right hand to the body.
D Amato misses with a left hand
and Doolittle counters with a straight right hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
D Amato misses with a hook.
Doolittle gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Doolittle lands with a nice body kick.
D Amato takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
D Amato throws a looping overhand right but Doolittle ducks down to avoid it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato really 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.


D Amato misses with a body shot.
Doolittle throws a shot from downtown. D Amato moves away and avoids it.
D Amato lands a jab to Doolittle's midsection.
Doolittle lands a slapping body shot.
Some wild striking there from D Amato.
It looked like Doolittle was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from D Amato.
D Amato has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Doolittle.
Doolittle looks to land a right hand but D Amato moved out of range.
Doolittle throws a jab when D Amato was well out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Doolittle bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
An attempted straight right counter from Doolittle misses the target.
D Amato scores with a jab to the body.
Nice defenses there by Doolittle.
Doolittle is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato moves out of range of the body kick from Doolittle.
A countering left hand to the body from D Amato misses.
Doolittle waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract D Amato.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.
D Amato blocks a head kick by Doolittle.
It seemed like D Amato was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
A right-left combo lands from D Amato.
Doolittle has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
D Amato misses with a jab, cross combination.
Doolittle moves out of range of the strikes.
D Amato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Doolittle throws a poor cross that misses
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Doolittle manages to avoid it.
Doolittle misses with a hook
enabling D Amato to counter with a crisp jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato throws a series of strikes that have Doolittle backpedaling.
D Amato smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
D Amato ducks under a wild hook from Doolittle.
D Amato misses with a looping right.
D Amato has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
D Amato moves out of range as Doolittle throws a body kick.
D Amato swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
D Amato swings widly with a right hand
and Doolittle counters with a stiff right hand.
Doolittle gets off balance looking for a body kick
and D Amato counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
D Amato throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
D Amato fails to land with a series of punches.
D Amato misses with a right hand
and Doolittle counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
D Amato lands a nice hook to Doolittle's body. Doolittle takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Doolittle scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Doolittle keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from D Amato.
Doolittle slips a straight right by D Amato.
D Amato throws a nice looking combination but Doolittle bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
A counter left hand to the body from Doolittle misses its target.
D Amato throws out a loose jab but Doolittle uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato falls off balance throwing a combination
and Doolittle counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
D Amato is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Doolittle moves away.
Doolittle ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
A jab from D Amato misses.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
Doolittle uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
It looked like Doolittle wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato cracks Doolittle with a good jab.
D Amato lands a nice shot that snaps Doolittle's head back.
Doolittle misses with a hook.
Doolittle throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by D Amato.
D Amato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Doolittle.
D Amato throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
D Amato lands a body shot.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
D Amato lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Doolittle circles away quickly and effectively.
A cross from Doolittle lands.
Doolittle misses with a looping left.
D Amato misses with a body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato dominated that fourth 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!


D Amato slips under a jab from Doolittle.
D Amato lands a really nice looking cross but Doolittle seems unphased.
Doolittle throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Doolittle rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and D Amato counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Doolittle thinking.
D Amato scores with a hook to the body. Doolittle takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
D Amato stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Doolittle just misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato tries to bum rush Doolittle with a series of wild strikes but Doolittle uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Doolittle lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Doolittle on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
D Amato throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
D Amato throws a nice looking combination but Doolittle bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato swinging wildly here.
Doolittle uses good head movement to avoid the hook from D Amato.
D Amato missing with a left hand there. Doolittle was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
D Amato misses with a body shot.
D Amato ducks under a wild hook from Doolittle.
D Amato fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
D Amato throws a lazy uppercut
and Doolittle counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Doolittle tries to land a body kick
and D Amato cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
D Amato rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Doolittle counters with a nice leg kick.
A swing and a miss from Doolittle.
Doctor Doolittle has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato tries to bum rush Doolittle with a series of wild strikes but Doolittle uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Doolittle looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
D Amato tests Doolittle's chin there with a solid looking shot.
D Amato misses with a hook
and D Amato takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Doolittle works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Doolittle uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
Doolittle jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.
Doolittle tries to land a body kick
and D Amato counters with a left to the body.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Doolittle is just out of range.
Doolittle slips a jab and a cross from D Amato.
Doolittle appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Doolittle takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
D Amato throws a right and a left that both miss.
Nice cross by Doolittle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato jabs Doolittle to the body, keeping him at a distance.
D Amato scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Doolittle dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
D Amato stuns Doolittle with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
D Amato lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Doolittle takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
D Amato moves into range and connects with a jab.
Doolittle pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
D Amato fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Doolittle moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
D Amato slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Some wild striking there from D Amato.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
D Amato lands with a shot to the body.
Doolittle throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Doolittle takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
D Amato scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Doolittle doesn't seem bothered though.
Doolittle misses with a hook.
D Amato throws a lazy uppercut
and D Amato takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
D Amato throws a shot from downtown. Doolittle moves away and avoids it.
Doolittle misses with a left hand
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.
D Amato digs a good body shot into Doolittle's ribs.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Alec Ball scores the fight 45:50
Judge Dillan Fox scores the fight 45:50
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Michael D Amato!

Michael D Amato is the new light heavyweight champion!
As Michael D Amato got his breath back, he grabbed the microphone and managed to blurt out the following: M.D.A what else is there to say !'.
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Event: AD380: Thrilla in Manila '75     
Date:   Oct 01, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Roberto Seleznyov and Michael D Amato. D Amato is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by M.D.A walks in with 5 naked bitches Wow !. 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.

193 cm
34
224 lbs
23 - 9 - 1
178 cm
30
214 lbs
21 - 9 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Zenith Nutrition (160q/225$)
Spartan Nutrition

Conviction
Bare Knuckle Fisticuffs Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Roberto Seleznyov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Elvis Blanc, Yves DeLean and Alec Ball.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato throws a looping overhand right but Seleznyov ducks down to avoid it.
A slow jab from Seleznyov misses its intended target.
Seleznyov tries to clinch there but D Amato circles away.
Seleznyov has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Thunder MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Seleznyov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but D Amato moves away.
D Amato throws a jab when Seleznyov was well out of range.
D Amato lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Seleznyov circles away quickly and effectively.
D Amato's coach down at *****MY YARD***** was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on D Amato's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Seleznyov misses with a hook to the body
and D Amato connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

It looks like Roberto Seleznyov has been cut.
Seleznyov takes a swing at D Amato's ribcage but misses.
D Amato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
D Amato keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Seleznyov tries to clinch up.
It seemed like D Amato was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Seleznyov 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 D Amato has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from D Amato and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
An inside leg kick lands from Seleznyov.
D Amato throws an overhand right that lands on Seleznyov's shoulder, as Seleznyov tries to avoid the shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Seleznyov misses with a low kick as D Amato jumps back.
Seleznyov scores with a jab to the jaw.
Seleznyov slips a jab and a cross from D Amato.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Seleznyov manages to avoid it.
Seleznyov takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
D Amato looks to throw the jab but Seleznyov is out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato lands a jab to the nose.
D Amato throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Seleznyov counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Seleznyov takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Nice takedown defense from D Amato. No joy for Seleznyov on that attempt.
Seleznyov scores with a hook.
D Amato connects with a jab.
Good leg kick by Seleznyov there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
D Amato misses with a looping right.
Seleznyov connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between D Amato's hands.
Seleznyov dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Seleznyov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
D Amato blocks the body kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
D Amato misses with a looping left.
Roberto Seleznyov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Seleznyov connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Seleznyov scores with a jab to the jaw.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Seleznyov moves away.
D Amato is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Seleznyov thuds his shin into the meat of D Amato's side.
Seleznyov moves away from the strike by D Amato.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
A lazy body kick from Seleznyov
and D Amato counters with a lovely straight right hand!
D Amato bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
D Amato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Seleznyov is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
D Amato walks into a left hand.
D Amato circles away from the clinch attempt.
Seleznyov throws the kick towards the body but D Amato avoids it.
D Amato swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
D Amato 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.
D Amato takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Seleznyov, right into the meat.
Seleznyov lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Seleznyov defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.
D Amato scores with the left hand. Seleznyov knows he should have avoided that one.
D Amato lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
D Amato misses with an uppercut. Seleznyov saw that one coming.
D Amato uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Seleznyov.
D Amato misses with a looping left.
Seleznyov is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato throws a body shot but no joy.
D Amato throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Seleznyov stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
D Amato throws the left hand but Seleznyov avoids the punch easily.
D Amato doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Seleznyov is looking to clinch.
D Amato's jab looks to have found its range, popping Seleznyov under the eye.

Seleznyov gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
D Amato misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Seleznyov or not.
Seleznyov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Seleznyov looking to slow down the pace here.

D Amato breaks the clinch.
D Amato takes a swing at Seleznyov's ribcage but misses.
D Amato avoids the body shot from Seleznyov.
Seleznyov misses with a right hand
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
Seleznyov swings for the body but D Amato moves out of range.
Seleznyov connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Seleznyov looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A head kick misses from Seleznyov.
Seleznyov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
It looked like Seleznyov wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Seleznyov fails in his attempt to clinch.
D Amato looks like he wants to counter punch here.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
D Amato circles away from the clinch attempt
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.
A bone on bone clash there as D Amato blocks the leg kick.
Some wild striking there from D Amato.
D Amato connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Seleznyov moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
D Amato blocks a head kick by Seleznyov.
Seleznyov takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
D Amato is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Seleznyov had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.

Seleznyov throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. D Amato was covering up waiting for the punch and Seleznyov finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Seleznyov pushing down on D Amato's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Michael D Amato will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Roberto Seleznyov's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Seleznyov throws an overhand right that lands on D Amato's shoulder, as D Amato tries to avoid the shot.
D Amato takes a jab right on the kisser.
D Amato swings for the body but Seleznyov moves out of range.
D Amato lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Seleznyov avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
D Amato connects with a body shot that sends Seleznyov's belly button to the back.
Seleznyov defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.
Seleznyov misses with a body kick.
D Amato throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Seleznyov counters with a good, hard body kick but D Amato shrugs it off.

Seleznyov has managed to clinch.
D Amato lands a right hand that snaps the head of Seleznyov backwards.
Seleznyov is working D Amato over against the cage.
Seleznyov scores with a shoulder strike.
D Amato blocking some punches.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
D Amato doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Seleznyov pressing his opponent against the cage.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Seleznyov misses with a punch to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by D Amato.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Seleznyov.
D Amato scores with a shoulder strike.
D Amato blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
D Amato lands a shoulder strike.
Seleznyov holding his opponent close, against the cage.
A short left from D Amato.
Seleznyov lands with a light punch inside.
A short left from D Amato.
Seleznyov misses with a body punch.
Seleznyov is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Seleznyov swings away with an uppercut that misses.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Seleznyov.
Come on Seleznyov - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Seleznyov.
Seleznyov tries for a takedown but D Amato manages to get underhooks.
D Amato gets through Seleznyov's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Seleznyov swings wildly with an uppercut but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
Seleznyov blocking some punches.
Seleznyov is trying to maintain a safe position but D Amato gets an underhook and turns Seleznyov into the cage.
D Amato goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
D Amato tries to work over Seleznyov's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
D Amato swings wildly with an uppercut but Seleznyov uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato misses with the head strike.

D Amato escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A chopping leg kick lands by Seleznyov.
D Amato looks to land a combination but Seleznyov avoids it well.
D Amato blocks a head kick by Seleznyov.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Seleznyov throws the kick towards the body but D Amato avoids it.

Seleznyov has taken the fight to the clinch.
Seleznyov swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A short right from D Amato.
Seleznyov lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of D Amato backwards.
Seleznyov misses with the head strike.
Seleznyov is trying to maintain a safe position but D Amato gets an underhook and turns Seleznyov into the cage.
Seleznyov misses with a hook from the clinch.
D Amato working aggressively here.
D Amato lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Seleznyov misses with the head strike.
D Amato lands a body shot in the clinch.
D Amato goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
D Amato lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Seleznyov swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Seleznyov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Seleznyov stalling in the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A quick uppercut on the inside from D Amato.
D Amato can't find room to land a body shot as Seleznyov controls the action.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
D Amato misses with a short punch on the inside.
D Amato goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Seleznyov's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
A looping hook to the body misses from Seleznyov. D Amato does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato just misses with a punch to the body.
Seleznyov steps to the side to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
D Amato displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Seleznyov throws out the jab.
D Amato looks to land a combination but Seleznyov avoids it well.
Seleznyov is looking to counter with a body kick.
D Amato checks a low kick from Seleznyov.
D Amato lands with a good body shot.
Seleznyov listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Seleznyov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
D Amato throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Seleznyov sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Seleznyov connects with a right hand. D Amato shakes it off.
D Amato takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Michael D Amato will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Roberto Seleznyov's cut.
That's time! Seleznyov's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


D Amato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Seleznyov moves out of range as D Amato strikes.
Seleznyov motions for D Amato to come forward. Seleznyov throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Seleznyov fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but D Amato is out of range.
D Amato throws a hook but Seleznyov blocks it.
Seleznyov throws a leg kick that is checked
and D Amato counters with a right hand to the body.
Jab by D Amato.
Seleznyov moves out of range as D Amato strikes.
Michael D Amato seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A combination from D Amato does no damage.
Seleznyov looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
D Amato throws a body shot but no joy.
D Amato scores with a jab to the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato slips a jab from Seleznyov.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Seleznyov.
Seleznyov lands a body shot.
D Amato tests Seleznyov's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
D Amato looks to throw the jab but Seleznyov is out of range.
Seleznyov defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Seleznyov lands an overhand right.
Seleznyov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by D Amato.
D Amato lands a body shot.
Seleznyov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
D Amato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Seleznyov.
D Amato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Seleznyov.
Seleznyov ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and D Amato duly obliges.
A slow jab from D Amato misses its intended target.
D Amato scores with a sloppy right hand. Seleznyov should have avoided that one.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Seleznyov takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Seleznyov fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt D Amato.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Seleznyov lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
D Amato throws a hook to the side of Seleznyov's head but Seleznyov sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Seleznyov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from D Amato.
Roberto Seleznyov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
D Amato's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
A right-left combo lands from Seleznyov.
D Amato tests Seleznyov's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Seleznyov displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as D Amato throws out the jab.
Seleznyov displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as D Amato throws out the jab.
Seleznyov is on the wrong end of a nice combination from D Amato.
Seleznyov drops his hands momentarily and D Amato takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.

Seleznyov is rocked!
Seleznyov slips under a jab.
Seleznyov swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Seleznyov looking to land some kicks to the body here.
D Amato cracks Seleznyov with an open hand slap.
Oh Seleznyov is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
The fighters circling - D Amato throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Seleznyov seems to have got his legs back now.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Seleznyov manages to avoid it.
Seleznyov connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. Seleznyov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Seleznyov takes one to the side of the head.

Roberto Seleznyov's cut is getting worse.
D Amato throws the left hand but Seleznyov avoids the punch easily.
D Amato has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
D Amato loads up on a big right hand but Seleznyov slips the punch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato moves out of range of the body kick.
Seleznyov connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Seleznyov is looking to slow D Amato down with leg kicks.
D Amato lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
A big right from D Amato misses.
Seleznyov lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
D Amato lands a nice shot to the body.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
Seleznyov takes a jab right on the kisser.
Seleznyov just misses with a punch to the body.
Seleznyov lands a body shot.
Seleznyov connects with a nice looking jab.
A solid body kick from Seleznyov.
D Amato takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Seleznyov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but D Amato moves away.
D Amato swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Seleznyov.
D Amato uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Seleznyov.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Seleznyov tries to land a leg kick but D Amato saw it coming and moves away.
D Amato feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Seleznyovs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
D Amato displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Seleznyov throws out the jab.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
D Amato avoids the body shot from Seleznyov.
D Amato looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Seleznyov misses with a body shot.
Seleznyov scores with a jab to the body.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Seleznyov is just out of range.
D Amato thuds a left hand into Seleznyov's body.
D Amato works Seleznyov's body with a nice hook.
Seleznyov staying out of range there.
D Amato fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nice defenses there by Seleznyov.
D Amato throws a shot to the body.
Seleznyov misses with a hook to the body
and D Amato counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
D Amato listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

And that's the end of the fight!
Michael D Amato comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got D Amato 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 Elvis Blanc scores the fight 27:30
Judge Yves DeLean scores the fight 27:30
Judge Alec Ball scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Michael D Amato!

Post fight, Michael D Amato took to the microphone: 'M.D.A what else is there to say !'.
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RATING
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Event: AD375: Dark Wings, Dark Words     
Date:   Sep 03, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Koji Yano and Michael D Amato. Yano kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Fleur de Lis - Jucifer. D Amato has chosen M.D.A walks in with 5 naked bitches Wow ! as his entrance music. This should be a great matchup!

179 cm
30
206 lbs
17 - 7 - 0
178 cm
30
214 lbs
20 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
Dangerous knees
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Conviction



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Koji Yano!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Dillan Fox, Alec Ball and Ian Loll.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A slow jab from Yano misses its intended target.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
Yano scores with a leg kick.
A shot to the body from Yano misses
letting D Amato counter with a right hand.
Yano takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.

Yano throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. D Amato was covering up waiting for the punch and Yano finishes the takedown easily into guard.
D Amato trying to control the position here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yano works over D Amato with some ground and pound from guard.
D Amato looking to control.
D Amato trying to control the position here.
Yano with a flurry of punches that miss.
Yano looking to sit in guard and control but D Amato gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

D Amato tries to stand but Yano is controlling from the bottom.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato tries to stand but Yano controls the position and pulls D Amato into his guard.

Yano looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Yano looking to hit a scissor sweep but D Amato is one step ahead there.
Yano throwing strikes off his back to little effect.
Yano working a defensive guard here.
Yano 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.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

D Amato gets to his feet - Yano follows without any prompting.
Yano tries to land a front kick but D Amato steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Yano misses with a combination
enabling D Amato to counter with a crisp jab.
Yano misses with a right hand
and Yano takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

It looks like Koji Yano has been cut.
D Amato looks to land a combination but Yano avoids it well.
Yano throws a quick counter kick to the body but D Amato avoids it.
Yano uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from D Amato.
Yano half committed to a counter leg kick.
Michael D Amato is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Yano throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
D Amato misses with a straight right.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts D Amato, as that shot connected.
D Amato scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yano misses with a kick to the body.
D Amato fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Yano looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from D Amato! But no joy.
A punch lands to the side of Yano 's head but he takes it in his stride.
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!
Yano throws a head kick that misses.
D Amato stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Yano moves out of range of the strikes.
Nice shot lands for D Amato.
D Amato throws a poor cross that misses
and Yano counters with a right hand to the body.
D Amato darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Yano tries for a takedown but D Amato sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Yano listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
D Amato throws a right hand that misses
and Yano counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
D Amato connects with a right hand. Yano shakes it off.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Yano moves into the clinch.
Yano has a couple of punches blocked by D Amato.
D Amato working hard to break the clinch.
Yano tries to pull guard but D Amato holds him up against the cage and eventually Yano drops back down to his feet.

D Amato breaks the clinch.
A big left from D Amato misses.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
D Amato has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
D Amato throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Yano to counter with a crisp jab.
Yano walks into a straight right hand from D Amato.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Yano takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Both fighters circling a little - Yano finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
D Amato thuds a left hand into Yano's body.
Yano misses with a straight right.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yano tried to score with a low kick but D Amato checks it.
Yano scores with a shot to the body.
Nice straight punches there by D Amato. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of D Amato.
Yano takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
D Amato scores with a hook to the body. Yano takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
D Amato checks the leg kick nicely there.
Yano uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
It looked like Yano was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from D Amato.
Yano throws a sloppy head kick and D Amato moves out of range easily.
Yano has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Yano there as he acknowledges the shot.

Koji Yano's cut is getting worse.
Michael D Amato seems to be getting the better of the standup.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Yano.
D Amato misses with a hook to the body
and Yano counters with an outside leg kick.
D Amato's corner calls for a 1-2. D Amato obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Yano tries to clinch but D Amato is having none of it.
D Amato throws out a counter right but Yano avoids it with no problem.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato missing with a left hand there. Yano was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Michael D Amato seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Yano misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
The crowd cheers as D Amato lands an impressive looking overhand right. Yano doesn't seem phased though.
D Amato throws a jab when Yano was well out of range.
Yano ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
Yano seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
D Amato throws a jab when Yano was well out of range.
D Amato throws a body shot but no joy.
D Amato connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
D Amato getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Yano misses with a lunging right hand
letting D Amato counter with a right hand.

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

Yano is rocked!
D Amato takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Oh Yano is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
D Amato blocks a head kick by Yano.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato just misses with a punch to the body.
Nice sprawl there from D Amato as Yano shoots in.
Yano seems to have got his legs back now.
Yano ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
Yano throws a head kick that misses.
Yano shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as D Amato sprawls well. D Amato wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Yano gets slowly back to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Koji Yano. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Yano tries to move into range but D Amato moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

Koji Yano's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Yano tries a head kick but it misses.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.
D Amato throws an overhand right that lands on Yano's shoulder, as Yano tries to avoid the shot.
Yano looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Yano tries to clinch up
and D Amato counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Yano looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Yano takes a shot right to the bread basket.

Yano closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming D Amato to the mat! D Amato manages to get full guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
D Amato pulls Yano in close to prevent any damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Koji Yano's cut.
That's time! Yano's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


D Amato looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Yano throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and D Amato cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Yano is looking to clinch.
The fighters circling - D Amato throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
D Amato throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Yano.
Yano throws a head kick that misses.
D Amato appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Yano doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
A head kick misses from Yano.
A telegraphed right hand from D Amato misses the target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato avoids the body shot from Yano.
The fighters circling - D Amato throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
D Amato takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Yano keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Yano half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Yano takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Yano takes a body punch but keeps moving.
D Amato throws a shot to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Yano takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Yano misses with a leg kick.
D Amato lands a nice shot to the body.
D Amato scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Yano fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
D Amato lands with a shot to the body.
D Amato fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
D Amato darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
D Amato connects with a body shot.
D Amato misses the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato scores with a hook to the body. Yano takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Nice defenses there by Yano.
Yano tries to clinch but D Amato moves away
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
D Amato lunges at Yano with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Yano's hand.
D Amato comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Yano looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
D Amato lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
D Amato lands with a shot to the body.
D Amato lands with a good body shot.
Yano takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
A looping hook to the body misses from Yano. D Amato does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato scores with the left hand. Yano knows he should have avoided that one.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Yano misses with a left hand
and D Amato counters with a lovely shot to the body.

D Amato lands a left and a right that send Yano crashing to the mat, dazed. D Amato thinks about following him to the mat but decides to wave him back up to his feet!

Jeez, Koji Yano's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.
Yano throws a body punch but D Amato moves out of range.
D Amato swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Yano is looking to counter with a body kick.
Yano slips under a jab.
Yano misses with a telegraphed body shot
and D Amato counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Yano tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:52 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Michael D Amato!
An intense looking Michael D Amato took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: 'M.D.A what else is there to say !'.
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FIGHT
RATING
60%

 

Event: AD369: Fire and Blood     
Date:   Aug 10, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Mitka Boycheck. D Amato comes to the ring accompanied by M.D.A walks in with 5 naked bitches Wow !. Boycheck has chosen Парус as his entrance music. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!

178 cm
30
214 lbs
19 - 9 - 0
180 cm
46
204 lbs
31 - 40 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Determined

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 40 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Mitka Boycheck!
The judges for this bout are Yves DeLean, Trevor Gratis and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Boycheck throws a body punch but D Amato moves out of range.
D Amato lands with an overhand left.

It looks like Mitka Boycheck has been cut.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by D Amato.
Boycheck misses with a head kick.
D Amato dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Boycheck throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by D Amato.
Boycheck throws a jab when D Amato was well out of range.
A punch lands to the side of Boycheck 's head but he takes it in his stride.
D Amato misses with a two punch combination.
Boycheck misses with a hook.
D Amato is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Boycheck tries to clinch there but D Amato circles away.
D Amato fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. Boycheck does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato slips under a jab from Boycheck.
D Amato swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
D Amato lands with a good body shot.
Boycheck throws an overhand right that lands on D Amato's shoulder, as D Amato tries to avoid the shot.
Nice uppercut lands for D Amato. That snapped Boycheck's head back.

Boycheck is rocked!

D Amato lands a big uppercut and Boycheck crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Boycheck looks OK. D Amato waves Boycheck back to his feet!
Boycheck is still on wobbly legs! Can D Amato finish him?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice body punch from D Amato.
OH! Boycheck has been rocked by a huge right hand and is in deep trouble! D Amato smells blood and charges in for the finish! D Amato unloads a vicious overhand right and connects to the jaw of Boycheck sending him face first to the canvas! Unbelievable!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:09 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Michael D Amato!
Post fight, Michael D Amato stared into the camera and said 'M.D.A what else is there to say !'.
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FIGHT
RATING
99%

 

Event: AD366: A Golden Crown     
Date:   Jul 27, 2016

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Stan Hardy and Michael D Amato. D Amato has chosen M.D.A walks in with 5 naked bitches Wow ! as his entrance music. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

183 cm
32
215 lbs
17 - 7 - 0
178 cm
29
214 lbs
19 - 8 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Dangerous knees
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Stan Hardy!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Gregory Folan, Elvis Blanc and Yves DeLean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato circles away from the clinch attempt.
D Amato now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
D Amato 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.
Hardy tries to clinch but fails miserably
and D Amato counters with a left to the body.
D Amato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Hardy misses with a looping left.
D Amato punishes Hardy's body with a nice straight punch.
D Amato keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Hardy misses the jab.
Hardy jabbing away but nothing is landing.
D Amato throws a body punch but Hardy moves out of range.
Hardy moves out of range as D Amato strikes.
D Amato circles away from the clinch attempt.
Hardy takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Hardy misses with a straight right.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hardy misses with a right hand

and D Amato counters by clinching up.
A head punch blocked on the inside by D Amato.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, D Amato creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
D Amato blocks an elbow strike from Hardy.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A head punch blocked on the inside by D Amato.
Hardy swings away with an uppercut that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Hardy backwards.
Hardy unloads a knee to the mid-section. D Amato lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Hardy misses with some punches.
Hardy takes a shot to the head.
Hardy can't find room to land a body shot as D Amato controls the action.
Hardy tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Still in the clinch, D Amato scores with a nice short uppercut.
Hardy has a couple of punches blocked by D Amato.
D Amato misses with a hook from the clinch.
D Amato gets through Hardy's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
D Amato lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Hardy backwards.
Hardy blocks an uppercut.
Hardy misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hardy swings wildly with an uppercut but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hardy misses with a hook from the clinch.
D Amato swings wildly with an uppercut but Hardy uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hardy swings wildly with an uppercut but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hardy working aggressively here.
Hardy misses with some punches.
Hardy lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Hardy swings wildly with an uppercut but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Hardy throws a knee to the head but misses.
D Amato blocking some punches.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, D Amato creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Hardy swings away with an uppercut that misses.
D Amato throws a punch but it's blocked by Hardy.
Hardy pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Hardy fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Hardy tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Hardy tried to land a shot to the body but connects with D Amato's elbow.
Hardy throws a head punch that misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato misses with a hook from the clinch.
D Amato misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Hardy misses with a short punch on the inside.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Hardy.
Hardy throws a punch but it's blocked by D Amato.
Hardy swings wildly with an uppercut but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Hardy.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hardy.
D Amato has a couple of punches blocked by Hardy.
D Amato blocks an uppercut.
Hardy scores with a shoulder strike.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hardy.
Hardy creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through D Amato's defenses.
Hardy misses with a punch on the inside.
D Amato doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
D Amato throws a head punch that misses.
D Amato swings wildly with an uppercut but Hardy uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato has a couple of punches blocked by Hardy.
D Amato managing to block the knees to the body from Hardy.
A nice right hand lands inside from Hardy.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hardy has a couple of punches blocked by D Amato.
D Amato working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Hardy lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
D Amato lands with a right to the head.
Hardy lands a hook that snaps the head of D Amato backwards.
D Amato working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
D Amato lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by D Amato.
Hardy tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Hardy working aggressively here.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
D Amato misses with a short punch on the inside.
D Amato lands a right hand that snaps the head of Hardy backwards.
D Amato misses with the head strike.
Hardy throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but D Amato blocks it with crossed arms.
D Amato tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Stan Hardy will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Hardy avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Hardy is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
D Amato wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
D Amato lands the left hand.
D Amato works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Hardy throws a shot from downtown. D Amato moves away and avoids it.
Hardy lands a body shot.
Michael D Amato seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Hardy smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Hardy just misses with a punch to the body.

Hardy fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with D Amato, pushing him back against the cage.
Hardy lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of D Amato backwards.
A quick uppercut on the inside from D Amato.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
D Amato managing to block the knees to the body from Hardy.
Hardy misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hardy is working D Amato over against the cage.
Hardy lands a right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hardy with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
D Amato blocks an uppercut.
D Amato can't find room to land a body shot as Hardy controls the action.
A head punch blocked on the inside by D Amato.
Hardy's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
D Amato throws a punch but it's blocked by Hardy.
D Amato swings wildly with an uppercut but Hardy uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato blocks an uppercut.
D Amato lands a right hand that snaps the head of Hardy backwards.
D Amato lands a left hand.
D Amato blocks an uppercut.
Hardy scores with a shot to the side of D Amato's head.
D Amato working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Hardy blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
D Amato blocks an uppercut.
D Amato fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato blocks a punch to the side of the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
D Amato misses with a body punch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for D Amato.
Hardy lands a nice uppercut.
Hardy landing some nice looking knees to the body.
D Amato gets through Hardy's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Hardy swings wildly with an uppercut but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hardy.
Hardy lands on the inside with an uppercut.
D Amato tries to throw a body punch but Hardy avoids it by throwing D Amato back against the cage.
D Amato blocks an uppercut.
D Amato lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Hardy scores with a shot to the side of D Amato's head.
Hardy blocks a body shot from D Amato.
Hardy with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
A nice left hand lands by Hardy.
Hardy lands a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hardy makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
D Amato blocking some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hardy.
Stan Hardy has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Hardy misses with a short punch on the inside.
D Amato misses with a hook from the clinch.
Hardy doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
D Amato blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Hardy misses with a short punch on the inside.
Nice body punch from Hardy - that landed with a thud.
A head punch on the inside from D Amato fails to land.
D Amato takes a shot to the head.
Hardy has a couple of punches blocked by D Amato.
Hardy misses with a punch on the inside.
D Amato lands a left hand that snaps the head of Hardy backwards.
Hardy working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
D Amato working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
D Amato throws a head punch that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hardy blocks a body shot from D Amato.
D Amato misses with a hook from the clinch.
D Amato blocks an uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hardy can't find room to land a body shot as D Amato controls the action.
Hardy tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
D Amato misses with a punch on the inside.
D Amato blocking some punches.
Hardy lands with a left to the head.
A short right from Hardy.
D Amato blocks a punch to the side of the head.
D Amato scores with a shoulder strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by D Amato.
D Amato misses with a body punch.
D Amato lands a hook that snaps the head of Hardy backwards.
Hardy prevents a body shot from D Amato.
D Amato misses with a punch to the body.
Hardy working aggressively here.
Hardy lands on the inside with an uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Stan Hardy dominated that second round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Hardy keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Hardy swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Hardy lands a jab to D Amato's midsection.
D Amato moves out of range as Hardy strikes.
Hardy throws a big shot that misses.
Hardy keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Hardy swings widly with a right hand
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.
The fight stays on the outside here - Hardy looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
D Amato scores with a body shot.
Hardy misses with a looping left.
D Amato now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hardy connects with a right hand. D Amato shakes it off.
D Amato takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
D Amato slips under a jab.
D Amato misses with a body shot
and Hardy counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
D Amato thows a left - swing and a miss!

That's one minute gone in the round.
A combination from D Amato does no damage.
D Amato on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Hardy moves out of range of the strikes.
D Amato misses the body punch
and Hardy counters with a right hand to the body.
Hardy takes one to the chin there.
D Amato avoids a punch combination nicely.
D Amato throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
D Amato uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Hardy.
Hardy throws out a loose jab but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato walks into a jab.
The fighters circling - D Amato throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
D Amato displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hardy throws out the jab.
Hardy ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Hardy just misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato is looking for the big counter here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato looks to throw the jab but Hardy is out of range.
Hardy is looking to counter punch.
Jab from Hardy.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Hardy rushes D Amato and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
A short uppercut from D Amato.
Still in the clinch, D Amato scores with a nice short uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hardy.
D Amato doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
D Amato blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Hardy lands an elbow inside.

It looks like Michael D Amato has been cut.
Hardy blocks a body shot from D Amato.
A head punch blocked on the inside by D Amato.
D Amato fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hardy.
Hardy can't find room to land a body shot as D Amato controls the action.
D Amato lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Hardy fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Hardy struggles to land a body shot inside as D Amato controls his hands.
D Amato swings away with an uppercut that misses.
D Amato lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Hardy or not.
D Amato dodges an elbow strike from Hardy.
D Amato misses with a punch to the body.
Hardy lands a nice uppercut.
D Amato lands an uppercut.
D Amato misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch on the inside from Hardy fails to land.
Hardy misses with a body punch.
Hardy tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
D Amato misses with some punches.
D Amato works on Hardy's body with a couple of short punches.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Hardy has a couple of punches blocked by D Amato.
D Amato throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Hardys head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by D Amato.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hardy misses with a punch on the inside.
Hardy pushes D Amato back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
D Amato lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Stan Hardy is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
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!
D Amato lands a body shot.
Hardy misses with a shot to the kidneys.
D Amato misses with the head strike.
D Amato makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Michael D Amato has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
D Amato tries a body shot but Hardy blocks it.
D Amato lands a left hand that snaps the head of Hardy backwards.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Hardy.
D Amato blocks an elbow strike from Hardy.
D Amato blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

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 Stan Hardy.
Well Hardy 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 30:29
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 30:29
Judge Yves DeLean scores the fight 30:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Stan Hardy!

Stan Hardy 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.
Michael D Amato spoke after the fight, saying 'knock them out or get knock-out that's the way it goes he knock me out it happens better fighters than me have been kp'ed '.
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RATING
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Event: Ascension 353     
Date:   Jun 03, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Frank Nicolosi. D Amato comes to the cage accompanied by M.D.A walks in with 5 naked bitches Wow !. Nicolosi has chosen A Fistful Of Dollars by Ennio Morricone as his entrance music. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

178 cm
29
214 lbs
18 - 8 - 0
192 cm
29
276 lbs
21 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Dangerous knees
Granite chin

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KAISER Nutrition - Q160/$250



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Frank Nicolosi!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Timothy Bukovac and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Nicolosi throws a right hand that misses
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Nicolosi.
Nicolosi fails with an attempt to clinch.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Stalling in the clinch from Nicolosi.
D Amato lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Nicolosi tries to land knees in the clinch but D Amato avoids the damage to the body.
Nicolosi blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Nicolosi putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has D Amato in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
D Amato makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nicolosi lands an elbow inside that D Amato shrugs off.
Nicolosi blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Nicolosi blocks a body shot from D Amato.
D Amato lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Nicolosi.
Nicolosi blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
D Amato misses with the head strike.
D Amato swings wildly with an uppercut but Nicolosi uses good head movement to avoid it.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Nicolosi takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
D Amato's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Nicolosi scores a nice knee to the body.
D Amato lands a hook to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Nicolosi.
Nicolosi lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
D Amato working aggressively here.
D Amato tries a body shot but Nicolosi blocks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nicolosi leaning his opponent against the cage.
Nicolosi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
D Amato avoiding damage as Nicolosi throws knees to the body.
Nicolosi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
D Amato goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from D Amato.
D Amato lands with a short shot to the head.
The referee is keeping an eye on Nicolosi - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Nicolosi.
D Amato goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
D Amato lands a hook that snaps the head of Nicolosi backwards.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
D Amato doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch on the inside from D Amato fails to land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato dodges an elbow strike from Nicolosi.
D Amato blocks an elbow strike.
Nicolosi creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
D Amato lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
D Amato is leaning against Nicolosi and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
D Amato slowing the pace effectively.
Nicolosi is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
D Amato blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Nicolosi crunches a lovely knee into D Amato's ribcage.
Nicolosi is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Nicolosi blocking some punches.
D Amato lands with a light punch inside.
Nicolosi throws an elbow that misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Nicolosi.
Nicolosi gets through D Amato's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A right hook to the body lands for D Amato.
D Amato working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for D Amato.
Nicolosi has D Amato pushed against the cage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
D Amato misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nicolosi blocking some punches.
Nicolosi misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from D Amato.
Nicolosi content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by D Amato as Nicolosi tries to tie him up.
D Amato lands a right hand that snaps the head of Nicolosi backwards.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A telegraphed right hand from D Amato misses the target.
Nicolosi takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Nicolosi stalks D Amato and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into D Amato's face. D Amato staggers backwards, shaken.
Nicolosi ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
A telegraphed right hand from Nicolosi misses the target.
D Amato's corner calls for a 1-2. D Amato obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
D Amato misses with an uppercut.
Michael D Amato seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
D Amato slips a straight right by Nicolosi.

Nicolosi instigates a clinch.
Nicolosi missing with knees to the body.
D Amato tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
D Amato misses with the head strike.
D Amato tries to work over Nicolosi's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Nicolosi is trying to stall.
D Amato throws a punch but it's blocked by Nicolosi.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nicolosi tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
D Amato makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
D Amato lands a right hand.
D Amato pushes Nicolosi back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
D Amato misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nicolosi throws a head punch that misses.
D Amato struggles to land a body shot inside as Nicolosi controls his hands.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Nicolosi.
D Amato tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Nicolosi is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Nicolosi throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Nicolosi lands with a short shot to the head.
D Amato dodges an elbow strike from Nicolosi.
Nicolosi pushes off an throws an elbow but D Amato leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting D Amato here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nicolosi misses with a short punch on the inside.
Nicolosi throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but D Amato blocks it with crossed arms.
D Amato tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Nicolosi trying to land knees to the body.
Nicolosi pushes off an throws an elbow but D Amato leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
D Amato digs a right hand into Nicolosi's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Nicolosi's gas tank.
D Amato blocks a punch to the side of the head.
D Amato tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
D Amato can't find room to land a body shot as Nicolosi controls the action.
D Amato struggles to land a body shot inside as Nicolosi controls his hands.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Nicolosi lands a nice elbow.
Nicolosi prevents a body shot from D Amato.
Nicolosi creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Nicolosi has D Amato pushed against the cage.
Nicolosi lands a body punch in the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato struggles to land a body shot inside as Nicolosi controls his hands.
Michael D Amato has scored more points in the clinch so far.
D Amato lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Nicolosi tries to work over D Amato's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Nicolosi lands a nice elbow.

It looks like Michael D Amato has been cut.
Nicolosi putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has D Amato in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
D Amato fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short body shot lands from D Amato as the two fighters clinch.
Nicolosi lands a left hand that snaps the head of D Amato backwards.
D Amato scores with a shoulder strike.
D Amato working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Nicolosi tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Nicolosi misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nicolosi throws a punch but it's blocked by D Amato.
Nicolosi prevents a body shot from D Amato.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nicolosi's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
D Amato misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato misses with a short punch on the inside.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
D Amato swings wildly with an uppercut but Nicolosi uses good head movement to avoid it.
Nicolosi displaying some good clinch control by pressing D Amato up against the cage.
D Amato throws a punch but it's blocked by Nicolosi.
A bit of stalling here from Nicolosi.
D Amato fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Nicolosi being controlled against the cage.
D Amato lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Nicolosi.
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 Michael D Amato will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Michael D Amato's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!


Nicolosi takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.

D Amato moves into range and clinches up with Nicolosi.
Nicolosi scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Nicolosi slows down the pace here.
Nicolosi throws a head punch that misses.
Nicolosi landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Nicolosi pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Nicolosi swings away with an uppercut that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nicolosi tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Nicolosi tried to land a shot to the body but connects with D Amato's elbow.
D Amato swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A head punch on the inside from D Amato fails to land.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by D Amato as Nicolosi tries to tie him up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nicolosi pushes off an throws an elbow but D Amato leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Nicolosi blocking some punches.
D Amato working some nice short punches in the clinch.
D Amato cracks Nicolosi with a nice body shot.
A right hand to the body from D Amato.
Nicolosi throws an elbow but it misses.
A short left from D Amato.
D Amato lands a nice uppercut.
Nicolosi blocks a punch to the side of the head.
D Amato tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Nicolosi using the Thai plumb to throw knees but D Amato has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Nicolosi misses with an elbow strike.
Frank Nicolosi has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nicolosi trying to land knees to the body.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Nicolosi.
Nicolosi throws a knee to the head but misses.
D Amato misses with a punch on the inside.
D Amato lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Nicolosi or not.
D Amato blocks an uppercut.
Nicolosi blocks a punch to the side of the head.
D Amato managing to block the knees to the body from Nicolosi.
D Amato blocking some punches.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
D Amato misses with some punches.
D Amato can't find room to land a body shot as Nicolosi controls the action.
D Amato swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Nicolosi blocks a body shot from D Amato.
Nicolosi tries a knee to the head but D Amato blocks it.
D Amato makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nicolosi lands with a right to the head.
Come on Nicolosi - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Nicolosi swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Nicolosi tries to stall but D Amato uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Nicolosi blocks a body shot from D Amato.
Nicolosi tries to stall but D Amato uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Nicolosi blocks a punch to the side of the head.
D Amato misses with the head strike.
Nicolosi blocking some punches.
D Amato tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
D Amato tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Nicolosi's elbow.
D Amato has a couple of punches blocked by Nicolosi.
D Amato lands a body punch in the clinch.
Nicolosi takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
D Amato softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nicolosi tries a body shot but D Amato blocks it.
Nicolosi blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Nicolosi throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but D Amato blocks it with crossed arms.
D Amato misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Nicolosi lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Nicolosi just misses with a elbow thrown towards D Amato's brow.
D Amato struggles to land a body shot inside as Nicolosi controls his hands.
D Amato is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Nicolosi lands with a left to the head.
Nicolosi scores with a shot to the side of D Amato's head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A quick uppercut on the inside from Nicolosi.
Nice elbow from Nicolosi.
Nicolosi lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Nicolosi.
D Amato blocks the elbow strike.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Michael D Amato!

Post fight, Michael D Amato stared into the camera and said 'M.D.A what else is there to say !'.
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
50%

 

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

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Russell Wallace. D Amato comes to the cage accompanied by M.D.A walks in with 5 naked bitches Wow !. There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

178 cm
28
229 lbs
18 - 7 - 0
187 cm
32
254 lbs
17 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Russell Wallace!
The judges for this bout are Shirou Masuda, Yukihiro Yamamoto and Shigeki Sano.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Wallace pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
D Amato wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Wallace misses with a low kick.
Wallace looks to land a body kick but D Amato moved away.
D Amato misses with a right hand
and Wallace finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Wallace throws a shot to the body.
D Amato takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
The crowd cheers as Wallace lands an impressive looking overhand right. D Amato doesn't seem phased though.
D Amato has been working on his boxing with his coaches at *Shrug* in the buildup to the fight.
Wallace throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato throwing a counter right hand but Wallace manages to avoid it.
Wallace thows a leg kick but D Amato checks it
and D Amato counters with a stiff right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wallace misses with a low kick.
Wallace 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.
D Amato slips a jab from Wallace.
Wallace cracks D Amato with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Wallace shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as D Amato sprawls well. D Amato wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Wallace gets slowly back to his feet.
Russell Wallace seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wallace ducks down and throws a hook to the body but D Amato moves away.
Wallace throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Wallace moves away from the strike by D Amato.
Wallace looks for a takedown but D Amato sprawls well.
Michael D Amato is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A punch lands to the side of D Amato 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Wallace tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Wallace scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
D Amato tests Wallace's chin there with a solid looking shot.
D Amato avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Wallace has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato throws a right and a left that Wallace avoids nicely.
Wallace fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Wallace, right into the meat.
Wallace throws a wild body kick that D Amato sees coming a mile off.
Wallace throws a leg kick which misses D Amato's front leg but catches the back leg as D Amato tries to avoid 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!
Wallace throws a quick inside leg kick.
Wallace finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
It looked like D Amato was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Wallace.
Wallace throws the left hand but D Amato avoids the punch easily.
Wallace misses with a head kick.
An attempted straight right counter from D Amato misses the target.
D Amato swings for the body but Wallace moves out of range.
Wallace was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Wallace blocks a jab.
Wallace slips a jab from D Amato.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wallace misses with a hook. D Amato ducked under it nicely.
Wallace throws a sloppy head kick and D Amato moves out of range easily.
Wallace throws a jab when D Amato was well out of range.
Wallace misses with a hook
and D Amato counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Wallace thinking.
Wallace misses with a body kick.
Wallace dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on D Amato. That did some damage!
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! D Amato crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Wallace - the referee stops the clock and D Amato gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Wallace. D Amato manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.

Wallace shoots in and bounces D Amato off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Wallace accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato managing to control the position.
D Amato is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Wallace pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. D Amato is keeping the position for now.
D Amato keeping moving, preventing Wallace from controlling successfully.
Wallace is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Wallace misses with a kick to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. Wallace does a little dance to reset his feet.
Wallace throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Wallace throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
D Amato drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
D Amato moves forwards but Wallace connects with a nice, crisp jab.
D Amato avoids the head kick by Wallace.
Wallace misses the shot to the body.
D Amato connects with a body shot.
Russell Wallace seems to be getting the better of the standup.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato 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.
Wallace pushes D Amato away with a front kick.
Wallace throws a hook to the side of D Amato's head but D Amato sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
D Amato misses with a double jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Wallace.
A decent looking cross lands there for Wallace.
D Amato moves forwards but Wallace connects with a nice, crisp jab.
D Amato takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Wallace blocks a jab.
Wallace jabs at D Amato's body.
Wallace scores with a jab to the head.
D Amato takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
D Amato tries to counter by clinching up but Wallace breaks away and moves out of range.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A jab from D Amato misses.
Wallace connects with an inside leg kick.
Wallace thuds his shin into the meat of D Amato's side.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wallace moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Wallace is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
D Amato scores with a body shot.
Wallace lands a nice leg kick that just misses D Amato's sensitive parts.
Wallace lands with a nice body punch.
D Amato 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.
Wallace slips a jab from D Amato.
Wallace throws a series of punches but D Amato avoids them all with ease.
D Amato throwing a counter right hand but Wallace manages to avoid it.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Wallace, right into the meat.
D Amato misses with a hook. Wallace ducked under it nicely.
Wallace scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. D Amato doesn't seem bothered though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Wallace uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
D Amato has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Wallace.
D Amato lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Wallace circles away quickly and effectively.
Wallace shoots for a double leg takedown but D Amato sprawls well. He's pushed Wallace's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Wallace throws a leg kick which misses D Amato's front leg but catches the back leg as D Amato tries to avoid it.
D Amato takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
D Amato's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Wallace scores with a jab. D Amato acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Wallace throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Wallace looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? D Amato is fending him off so far but Wallace persists. Nope, D Amato circles away and we're back to standing.
D Amato went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
D Amato walks into a left hand.

Wallace drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Wallace working the ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

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

Wallace wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by D Amato, who protects the arm well.
Check out the look on Wallace's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Wallace has control of an arm but D Amato manages to advance to Wallace's back!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Russell Wallace 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!


D Amato has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from D Amato there as he acknowledges the shot.
D Amato takes a body punch but keeps moving.

Wallace closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming D Amato to the mat! D Amato manages to get full guard.
Wallace trying to control but D Amato is working from the bottom.
D Amato working a defensive guard here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wallace throwing strikes from guard but D Amato blocks nicely.
D Amato not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Russell Wallace has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato looking to hit a scissor sweep but Wallace is one step ahead there.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Wallace chips away with some ground and pound.
Wallace content to stall in guard here.
D Amato knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Wallace on the ground.

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

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wallace slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
D Amato lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.

Russell Wallace is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Wallace has control of D Amato's left arm, preventing D Amato from doing any damage.
D Amato stopping the sweep attempt from Wallace.
Wallace has his hands on D Amato's head, controlling the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard.
D Amato has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Wallace is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
D Amato wants to stand but Wallace has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
Wallace is pulling down on D Amato's head. It's preventing any offense from D Amato, at least for the moment.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
D Amato wants to stand but Wallace is controlling his posture from full guard.

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

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.
Wallace scores with the left hand. D Amato knows he should have avoided that one.
Michael D Amato has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Wallace throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Wallace lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Wallace throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Wallace lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Wallace throws a body kick that misses.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Wallace moves away.
Wallace connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed D Amato momentarily.

And that's the end of the fight!
Russell Wallace comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Wallace 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 Shirou Masuda scores the fight 27:30
Judge Yukihiro Yamamoto scores the fight 27:30
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight 27:30

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

Russell Wallace seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
Michael D Amato was interviewed post fight and said 'knock them out or get knock-out that's the way it goes he knock me out it happens better fighters than me have been kp'ed '.
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RATING
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Event: Ascension 344: Rebirth     
Date:   Apr 09, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Joaozinho Gurgel. D Amato kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray. Joaozinho Gurgel is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

178 cm
28
234 lbs
17 - 7 - 0
193 cm
41
244 lbs
23 - 12 - 2
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 12 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Joaozinho Gurgel!
The judges for this bout are Jonathan Paton, Jorge Garcia and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gurgel ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
D Amato throws a jab when Gurgel was well out of range.
D Amato throws a shot to the body.
D Amato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gurgel tries to counter by closing the distance.
D Amato throws a predictable looking body shot
and Gurgel counters with a nice uppercut.
Gurgel tries to work over D Amato's front leg with a kick but D Amato checks it.
Gurgel connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.

Gurgel closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Gurgel.
D Amato lands on the inside with an uppercut.
A nice right hand lands inside from Gurgel.
Gurgel tried to land a shot to the body but connects with D Amato's elbow.
D Amato throws a head punch that misses.
Gurgel misses with a hook to the ribs.
Gurgel throws a head punch that misses.
A head punch on the inside from D Amato fails to land.
We've been informed that Gurgel 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.
D Amato misses with the head strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.

D Amato breaks the clinch.
A big right from Gurgel misses.
Donk. D Amato catches Gurgel right on the button with a cross.

It looks like Joaozinho Gurgel has been cut.
Gurgel takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Gurgel!
Joaozinho Gurgel seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
D Amato connects with a right hand. Gurgel shakes it off.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gurgel manages to avoid it.
Gurgel looks to land a body kick but D Amato moved away.
Gurgel keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A big right from D Amato misses.
Gurgel fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. D Amato looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Gurgel 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!
Gurgel throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Good work by D Amato as he checks the leg kick.
Gurgel keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
D Amato throws a shot from downtown. Gurgel moves away and avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gurgel tries to clinch but D Amato is having none of it.
D Amato's jab looks to have found its range, popping Gurgel under the eye.
A big left from D Amato misses.
Gurgel lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gurgel replies with a solid counter kick to the body but D Amato blocks it well.
Gurgel misses with a kick to the body
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
D Amato tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
D Amato scores with a jab.
Gurgel fails in his attempt to clinch.
Gurgel scores with a head kick. D Amato tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
D Amato throws a hook but Gurgel avoids it easily.
A thudding body kick lands there by Gurgel!
D Amato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Gurgel cracks a nice hook into D Amato's ribs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato scores with a jab.
Gurgel keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Gurgel looks like he wants to counter punch here.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Gurgel is just out of range.
Gurgel swings widly with a right hand
and D Amato cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Gurgel tries to close the distance and clinch up but D Amato swats him away and circles back towards the center.
D Amato throws a body punch but Gurgel moves out of range.
Gurgel scores with a nice body kick.
D Amato throws a hook but Gurgel blocks it.
Gurgel throws out a counter right but D Amato avoids it with no problem.
Gurgel scores with a body shot.
D Amato walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Gurgel cracks D Amato with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
A head kick by Gurgel misses
and D Amato counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gurgel catches D Amato with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gurgel scores with the left hand. D Amato knows he should have avoided that one.
Jab from Gurgel.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gurgel manages to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gurgel connects with an inside leg kick.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
D Amato takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Gurgel lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Gurgel is just out of range.
Gurgel throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A jab from D Amato misses.
Gurgel tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Gurgel avoids the body shot from D Amato.
Gurgel has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
D Amato lands with an overhand left.
Gurgel tries a head kick but it misses.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Gurgel shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.

That has opened up Joaozinho Gurgel's cut even more.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
D Amato misses with a wild combination.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


D Amato throws a poor cross that misses
and Gurgel counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
The fighters circling - Gurgel throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Gurgel 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.
D Amato blocks a low kick nicely.
Sloppy strikes from D Amato. Those never looked like landing.
D Amato scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. Gurgel does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gurgel wants to counter the offense by D Amato and move into the clinch position.
Gurgel pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
D Amato throwing a counter right hand but Gurgel manages to avoid it.
D Amato with a nice cross.
D Amato misses with a hook to the body
and Gurgel counters with a two punch combo.
D Amato lands a right hook to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
D Amato digs a good body shot into Gurgel's ribs.
Gurgel misses with a straight left.
Gurgel throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Gurgel avoids the body shot from D Amato.
Gurgel swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato throws a good cross that connects.

The cut above Joaozinho Gurgel's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Gurgel ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
Joaozinho Gurgel seems to be getting the better of the standup.
A slapping leg kick lands for Gurgel.
D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Gurgel was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
Gurgel takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. Gurgel does a little dance to reset his feet.
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. Gurgel does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Gurgel scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Gurgel looks to land a right hand but D Amato moved out of range.
Gurgel throws a sloppy head kick and D Amato moves out of range easily.
D Amato throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Gurgel sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Gurgel punishes D Amato's body with a nice straight punch.
D Amato is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
D Amato takes a swing at Gurgel's ribcage but misses.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. Gurgel does a little dance to reset his feet.
Gurgel looks to land a left hand but D Amato moved out of range nicely.
D Amato lands a right hook to the body.
Gurgel throws a front kick aimed at D Amato's knee but D Amato avoids it well.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.
A low kick from Gurgel misses
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.

Joaozinho Gurgel's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gurgel moves away.
Gurgel cracks D Amato with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Gurgel throws a leg kick
and D Amato counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Gurgel darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
D Amato takes a swing at Gurgel's ribcage but misses.
Gurgel falls off balance throwing a combination
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:57 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Michael D Amato!
After the fight, Michael D Amato was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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pop
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RATING
55%

 

Event: APEX NINE     
Date:   Mar 19, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Santiago Gracie and Michael D Amato. D Amato has chosen Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray as his entrance music. Michael D Amato has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

183 cm
30
252 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
178 cm
28
234 lbs
17 - 6 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Santiago Gracie!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Timothy Bukovac and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gracie tries a head kick but it misses.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.

Gracie shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Gracie showed some decent athleticism there.
D Amato is trying to maintain the position but Gracie is very close to passing his half guard.

Gracie seems to be looking for submissions.

D Amato is defending against the submission attempts here by Gracie.
Gracie uses his free foot to push down on D Amato's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for D Amato.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato wants to control but Gracie is having none of it.

Gracie goes for an armbar but he's fallen flat on his backside there and now D Amato is on top in guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Gracie working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. D Amato doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Oh but Gracie is tightening it up a little... D Amato has to be careful here... He's got his foot tucked under now, this looks tight! D Amato reacted too slowly and this one could be over in a matter of seconds! YES! D Amato taps out! Nice BJJ there by Gracie!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:22 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Santiago Gracie!
A relieved looking Santiago Gracie 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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RATING
61%

 

Event: APEX SIX     
Date:   Feb 13, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cosmo Oarsman and Michael D Amato. D Amato has chosen Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray as his entrance music. The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

190 cm
32
222 lbs
12 - 11 - 0
178 cm
27
234 lbs
16 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Very quick
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Cosmo Oarsman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Don Winkell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato just misses with a punch to the body.
Oarsman tries to close the distance and clinch up but D Amato swats him away and circles back towards the center.
D Amato misses with a straight left.
Oarsman wants to clinch
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.

It looks like Cosmo Oarsman has been cut.
Oarsman tries to close the distance and clinch but D Amato swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
D Amato misses with a hook.
Oarsman appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
D Amato takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
D Amato 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.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A jab from D Amato finds it's way through Oarsman's defenses.
D Amato misses with a leg kick.
Oarsman showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from D Amato.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Oarsman tries to close the distance and clinch up but D Amato swats him away and circles back towards the center.

Oarsman moves into range and clinches up with D Amato.
Oarsman blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Oarsman lands an elbow just above D Amato 's eye.

It looks like Michael D Amato has been cut.
I was talking to Oarsman's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Oarsman blocks a punch to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Oarsman lands a body punch.
Oarsman looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Oarsman gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Nice elbow from Oarsman.
Oarsman lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Oarsman looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Oarsman takes a shot to the head.
A head punch on the inside from D Amato fails to land.
Oarsman creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Oarsman.
D Amato tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
D Amato throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Oarsmans head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by D Amato.
D Amato lands with a light punch inside.
Oarsman with an attempt at a knee that misses.
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!
Oarsman lands with a short punch from the clinch.
D Amato tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Oarsman's elbow.
D Amato is trying to maintain a safe position but Oarsman gets an underhook and turns D Amato into the ropes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Oarsman blocks a body shot from D Amato.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Oarsman misses with an elbow strike.
Oarsman misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato trying to stall but Oarsman improves his position.
D Amato blocks an elbow strike.
A shot in the inside from Oarsman.
Oarsman with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
A short uppercut from D Amato.
With the two fighters working up against the ropes, Oarsman just misses with a elbow thrown towards D Amato's brow.
Oarsman tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
D Amato lands with a left to the head.
Oarsman doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Oarsman tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Oarsman misses with a short punch on the inside.
D Amato blocks an elbow strike from Oarsman.
D Amato struggles to land a body shot inside as Oarsman controls his hands.
Oarsman misses with a punch on the inside.
Oarsman lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the ropes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato blocks the elbow strike.
Oarsman with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
D Amato lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the ropes.
D Amato misses with a hook from the clinch.
Oarsman swings wildly with an uppercut but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
Oarsman misses with an elbow strike.
Oarsman has a couple of punches blocked by D Amato.
With the fighters up against the ropes, Oarsman throws an elbow but misses.

D Amato pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
D Amato throws a leg kick but Oarsman moved away.
Oarsman attempts a counter takedown but D Amato avoids it well and moves away.
D Amato dodges the punch combination from Oarsman.
Oarsman fails with an attempt to clinch.
D Amato swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
D Amato takes a swing at Oarsman's ribcage but misses.
Oarsman tries to clinch up but D Amato circles away and keeps his distance.
D Amato scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

D Amato gets tackled into the ropes by Oarsman. Oarsman maintains the clinch.
Oarsman tries a knee to the head but D Amato blocks it.
Oarsman creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through D Amato's defenses.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
D Amato throws a head punch that misses.
D Amato can't find room to land a body shot as Oarsman controls the action.
Oarsman misses with an elbow strike.

D Amato escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
An inside leg kick lands from D Amato.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
D Amato missing with a left hand there. Oarsman was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
D Amato keeps the fight on the outside.
D Amato missing with a left hand there. Oarsman was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Oarsman takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
D Amato misses with a hook.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Oarsman manages to avoid it.
Oarsman is looking to counter with a body kick.
Oarsman tries to clinch but D Amato moves out of range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Michael D Amato will probably get the nod.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Oarsman moves away from the strike by D Amato.
A shot to the liver by D Amato. Beautiful body shot.
D Amato waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Oarsman.
D Amato throws a body punch but Oarsman moves out of range.
Some wild striking there from Oarsman.
Michael D Amato seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Oarsman tries to clinch up against the ropes, rushing in to close the distance. D Amato manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
D Amato misses with a leg kick.

D Amato tries to keep at a distance but Oarsman has taken the fight into the clinch.
D Amato throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Oarsman with an attempt at a knee that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

D Amato breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Oarsman fails in his attempt to clinch.
D Amato jabs Oarsman to the body, keeping him at a distance.
D Amato throws a right hand that Oarsman ducks under and follows up with a left that Oarsman also avoids with ease.
D Amato scores with a body shot.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato with a jab.
D Amato looks to throw the jab but Oarsman is out of range.
D Amato throws a body punch but Oarsman moves out of range.
D Amato scores with a sloppy right hand. Oarsman should have avoided that one.
D Amato throws a big shot that misses.
D Amato connects with a good right hand that stumbles Oarsman. Oarsman circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
D Amato misses with a hook.
D Amato misses with a series of wild punches.
D Amato thows a left - swing and a miss!
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

Oarsman gets a clinch.
D Amato has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Oarsman.
Oarsman lands a knee to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
D Amato looking to stall.
D Amato softening up his opponent with strikes, against the ropes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato takes an elbow to the forehead.
With the two fighters working up against the ropes, Oarsman just misses with a elbow thrown towards D Amato's brow.
D Amato lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Oarsman.

D Amato escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Cosmo Oarsman seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Oarsman takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
D Amato jabs at Oarsman's body.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Oarsman moves away.
D Amato bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Oarsman's head backwards.
D Amato keeps the fight on the outside.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.
Good leg kick by D Amato there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
D Amato with a body punch. A glancing blow.
D Amato throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
D Amato scores with a jab. Oarsman acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Oarsman 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.
Oarsman tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and D Amato counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
D Amato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Oarsman.
The fighters circle momentarily. D Amato darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

Oarsman is rocked!
D Amato lands a brutal uppercut that launches Oarsman off his feet! Oarsman tumbles to the floor, barely conscious - the referee jumps in to save him from a beating! Wow, what an ending!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:29 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Michael D Amato!
A very excited looking Michael D Amato rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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Event: Slaughterhouse New Year Party     
Date:   Jan 01, 2016

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between RP McMurphy and Michael D Amato. McMurphy comes to the cage accompanied by I'm a Solider - Tupac. D Amato comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! On his way into the cage it seems that RP McMurphy has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily RP McMurphy seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

196 cm
30
257 lbs
11 - 3 - 0
178 cm
27
234 lbs
16 - 5 - 0
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Instinct

Flying Knee Clothing
V-Mask Clothing (10%)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, RP McMurphy!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Stewart Dunkirk, Gwen Towbar and Cecil Peabody.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato misses with a low kick.
Nice defenses there by McMurphy.
We've been informed that D Amato 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.
D Amato throws a series of punches but McMurphy avoids them all with ease.
Good exchange - D Amato coming out on top.
Sloppy strikes from D Amato. Those never looked like landing.

McMurphy bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.
McMurphy in side control, just content to control the action for now.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
D Amato is putting a lot of effort into getting back to his feet here.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if D Amato can do anything to dispel that myth.
McMurphy trying to control the position but D Amato is working away.
D Amato is trying to escape and get back to his feet.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
McMurphy scores with punches from side control.
McMurphy tries to move into full mount but can't pass D Amato's legs.
McMurphy in side control lands a decent elbow.
D Amato is trying to escape and get back to his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato is using up a lot of energy trying to get back to his feet. Perhaps he should improve his position first.
D Amato is working to avoid the ground and pound but McMurphy connects with a decent elbow.
McMurphy moves into full mount!
You get the feeling that D Amato really doesn't like being in this position too much.
McMurphy trying to control but he's not successful this time.
D Amato is looking to get back to his feet - it's going to be hard from this position.
McMurphy 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.
D Amato taking shots to the head.
D Amato is not a happy chappy… he wants out of there.
McMurphy looking to control but D Amato is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
You get the feeling that D Amato really doesn't like being in this position too much.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McMurphy landing strikes from the mount.
You get the feeling that D Amato really doesn't like being in this position too much.
McMurphy will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
McMurphy controlling the pace for now.
D Amato is trying to stand.
BOOM! McMurphy connects with a massive shot to the dome!
D Amato wants to get back to his feet.
D Amato is squirming around, avoiding McMurphy's attempts to control the action.
McMurphy lands an elbow that was bordering on illegal but the referee lets it go with a warning.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McMurphy looking to control but D Amato is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
D Amato squirming around on the bottom, looking to escape.
McMurphy pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
McMurphy landing strikes from the mount and D Amato is in trouble!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
D Amato is trying to escape but when you're mounted that's not too easy.
McMurphy lands a big shot there that rocks D Amato but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
D Amato tries to buck McMurphy off but he can't manage it.
McMurphy with a couple of short strikes.
McMurphy in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.
McMurphy putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!
D Amato wants to try and get back to his feet.
D Amato really doesn't want to stay on the ground with McMurphy. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
McMurphy pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.

D Amato is rocked!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


McMurphy blocks a jab.
McMurphy tests D Amato's chin there with a solid looking shot.
McMurphy slips under a jab from D Amato.
D Amato fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
McMurphy looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? D Amato is fending him off so far but McMurphy persists. Nope, D Amato circles away and we're back to standing.
D Amato just misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
McMurphy appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
McMurphy is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that D Amato can do to turn this around?
D Amato takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
McMurphy fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
McMurphy with a lazy takedown attempt
and McMurphy takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Michael D Amato seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
D Amato keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McMurphy tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but D Amato was well out of range. Poor timing from McMurphy.
McMurphy avoids a punch combination nicely.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
McMurphy half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
McMurphy misses with a looping left.
D Amato has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from McMurphy finds it's way round the side to connect with D Amato's head.
McMurphy uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
D Amato throws a hook to the side of McMurphy's head but McMurphy sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
McMurphy with a jab.
D Amato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
McMurphy feinted with a counter takedown.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A counter left hand to the body from McMurphy misses its target.
McMurphy moves away from the strike by D Amato.
McMurphy drops down looking for a counter takedown but D Amato sprawls and moves away.
D Amato on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato throws a body punch but McMurphy moves out of range.
McMurphy throws a looping overhand right but D Amato ducks down to avoid it.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
McMurphy tries to counter with a takedown but D Amato is quick to defend against it.
D Amato looks to throw the jab but McMurphy is out of range.
McMurphy comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
D Amato misses with a right hand
and McMurphy counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
This has been an exciting period of action!
D Amato misses with a body shot.
McMurphy fails with a takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for RP McMurphy. That's going to take a lot out of him.
McMurphy staying out of range there.
McMurphy throws out a loose jab but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
Jab, jab by D Amato - just one landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McMurphy comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
The crowd cheers as D Amato lands an impressive looking overhand right. McMurphy doesn't seem phased though.
McMurphy pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
McMurphy uses good head movement to avoid the hook from D Amato.
McMurphy misses with an uppercut. D Amato saw that one coming.
D Amato swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
D Amato misses with the combination.
D Amato throws a body punch but McMurphy moves out of range.

McMurphy shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
McMurphy wants to take a breather but D Amato is having none of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato is trying to stand.
RP McMurphy overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
McMurphy wants to free his trapped foot but D Amato is holding on for dear life with his legs.
D Amato pushes McMurphy off looking to stand but McMurphy dives back in and keeps control.
McMurphy scoring with strikes to the body and head.
McMurphy winds up and cracks D Amato with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
McMurphy controlling the action here.
D Amato is trying to stand.
McMurphy trying to control from half guard but D Amato is working away.
D Amato pushes McMurphy off looking to stand but McMurphy dives back in and keeps control.
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 RP McMurphy will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


McMurphy uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
McMurphy catches D Amato with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
D Amato walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. McMurphy checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A slow jab from McMurphy misses its intended target.
McMurphy backing away here, and D Amato unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
McMurphy is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by D Amato.
Michael D Amato seems to be getting the better of the standup.
D Amato misses with an uppercut. McMurphy saw that one coming.
D Amato doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
McMurphy misses with a lunging right hand
enabling D Amato to counter with a crisp jab.
McMurphy ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jab, jab by McMurphy - just one landing.
McMurphy closes the distance and clinches up with D Amato, looking for a takedown. McMurphy pushes D Amato against the cage but D Amato circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
D Amato looks to land a right hand but McMurphy moved out of range.
D Amato misses with a right hand
and McMurphy cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A slow jab from McMurphy misses its intended target.
D Amato looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

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

D Amato scrambles and gets back to his feet.
D Amato thuds a left hand into McMurphy's body.
McMurphy digs a good hook to D Amato's body.
McMurphy slips a jab from D Amato.
D Amato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
D Amato scores with a sloppy right hand. McMurphy should have avoided that one.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A telegraphed right hand from D Amato misses the target.
D Amato slips a jab from McMurphy.
McMurphy keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from D Amato.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice sprawl there from D Amato as McMurphy shoots in.
D Amato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from McMurphy.
D Amato throws a body shot but no joy.
McMurphy ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
McMurphy connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
McMurphy is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
McMurphy shoots for a takedown but D Amato saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for RP McMurphy. That's going to take a lot out of him.
McMurphy moves away from the strike by D Amato.
D Amato with a hook.

D Amato gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
McMurphy tries for a takedown. No joy.
D Amato struggles to land a body shot inside as McMurphy controls his hands.
D Amato prevents the takedown attempt.
A head punch on the inside from D Amato fails to land.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
McMurphy is looking to take this one to the mat.
McMurphy tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. D Amato just stands there and leans against the cage.
D Amato is pressed up against the cage. McMurphy has hold of a leg and is looking to drag D Amato down to the mat. D Amato avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
McMurphy moves out of range as D Amato strikes.
McMurphy swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
D Amato scores with a shot to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
McMurphy misses with a hook.
D Amato doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
D Amato lunges at McMurphy with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by McMurphy's hand.
Michael D Amato is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
McMurphy moves out of range of the leg kick from D Amato.
D Amato lands a jab-cross combination.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
McMurphy ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
The fighters circling - D Amato throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by McMurphy.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McMurphy throws a hook to the side of D Amato's head but D Amato sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
McMurphy checks a low kick from D Amato.
D Amato dodges the punch combination from McMurphy.
McMurphy jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
McMurphy takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
McMurphy lands a slapping body shot.
McMurphy just misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato misses with a body shot.
McMurphy's hands are dropping dangerously low here and D Amato connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! McMurphy scrambles back to his feet.
D Amato just misses with a punch to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato really 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.


Good work by McMurphy as he checks the leg kick.
D Amato rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and McMurphy counters with a nice double leg into guard.
D Amato is looking to stand up but McMurphy isn't so interested in that idea.
McMurphy sitting in guard here, content to control.
D Amato wants to stand and escape but McMurphy is having none of it.
McMurphy landing some decent shots from guard.
McMurphy advances position into side control!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato tries to escape but McMurphy is in control.
McMurphy grinds an elbow into D Amato's temple.

That's one minute gone in the round.
McMurphy fails to land a wild elbow strike.
McMurphy is chipping away with strikes.
McMurphy working the ground and pound but D Amato is defending the strikes.
McMurphy is looking to take a break and control but D Amato is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
D Amato takes an elbow right on the bridge of the nose and winces in pain.
McMurphy connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused D Amato some visible discomfort.
D Amato is not content to let McMurphy control the position.
D Amato takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato is trying to buck McMurphy off.
McMurphy wants to lay and pray for a moment but D Amato keeps working.
D Amato is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but McMurphy has just dragged him back down to the mat.
McMurphy wants to control but D Amato is keeping him busy.
D Amato tries to get back to his feet but has found himself mounted instead. Damn, that's gotta suck.
McMurphy sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
McMurphy looking to control but D Amato is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
BOOM! McMurphy connects with a massive shot to the dome!
McMurphy is in the full mount, landing strikes.
McMurphy controlling from the full mount.
D Amato is looking to get back to his feet - it's going to be hard from this position.
McMurphy trying to control but he's not successful this time.
D Amato is really trying hard to get back to his feet.
McMurphy landing punches.
D Amato tries to buck McMurphy off but he can't manage it.
McMurphy working D Amato over with strikes here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
McMurphy lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
McMurphy punishing his opponent with strikes.
McMurphy raining down shots from the mount!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
McMurphy scoring with strikes but D Amato is staying in there.
D Amato is still in real trouble! Can McMurphy finish him?
McMurphy wants to control the pace but D Amato is squirming around nicely.
D Amato seems to have recovered his senses.
D Amato is really trying hard to get back to his feet.
McMurphy putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!
The referee warns D Amato that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.
McMurphy unloads with some vicious shots from mount and D Amato wants out - he looks towards the referee who steps in to save him! McMurphy celebrates on the cage and the crowd goes wild!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). RP McMurphy!
RP McMurphy retains his heavyweight title!
An intense looking RP McMurphy took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: 'Thank you everybody for coming. My opponent, hats off to you, thanks for the great fight, all respect. My coaches and Team Burns helped me so much, thank you. I will continue to shock and inspire nations'.
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Event: Slaughterhouse Fight Night 1     
Date:   Nov 27, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Monster Hero and Michael D Amato. Hero comes to the cage accompanied by Super Glad - Laki-Laki. D Amato has chosen Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray as his entrance music. Michael D Amato has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Monster Hero's chin.

191 cm
26
239 lbs
15 - 8 - 0
178 cm
27
234 lbs
15 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Monster Hero!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Alan Glass, Robert Twigg and Frank Dennis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hero moves away from the strike by D Amato.
An attempted straight right counter from Hero misses the target.
D Amato 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.
D Amato throws a jab but it's blocked by Hero.
D Amato scores with a crisp jab that stopped Hero in his tracks.
Hero throws a series of punches but D Amato moves out of range.
Hero on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Hero lands a leg kick that knocks D Amato off balance momentarily.
We've been told by Hero's head coaches at Hells Balls Grappling Academy that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
D Amato moves out of range as Hero strikes.
Hero scores with a hook.
D Amato steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Hero. That one must have hurt.
D Amato scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Monster Hero seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hero misses with a half-hearted attempt at 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!

D Amato lands a big uppercut and Hero crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Hero looks OK. D Amato waves Hero back to his feet!

Hero is rocked!

It looks like Monster Hero has been cut.
Hero smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

Hero has D Amato up against the cage in a clinch.
Hero softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Hero lands with a short head shot on the inside.

Hero turns his hips and lands a very nice judo throw into side control!

That's one minute gone in the round.
The strikes coming from Hero are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Hero misses with the ground and pound.
Hero postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Hero in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.
D Amato really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Hero. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
D Amato avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Hero.
Hero tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Hero 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.
Hero looking to control but instead D Amato has slipped a leg in, to regain half guard.
Hero trying to control the pace.
Hero is trying to control the action in half guard but D Amato is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Hero missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Hero wants to take a breather but D Amato is having none of it.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hero throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
D Amato has hold of Hero's hands but Hero slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Hero thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
D Amato has hold of Hero's hands but Hero slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Hero sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. D Amato defending well though.
Hero works his way into side control.
Hero controls the position.
D Amato is working to avoid the ground and pound but Hero connects with a decent elbow.
D Amato parries the strikes from Hero easily there. Hero is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable D Amato to escape.
Hero tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
The ground and pound from Hero seems to be hitting the mat more than his opponent.
D Amato defending against the ground and pound.
D Amato parries the strikes from Hero easily there. Hero is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable D Amato to escape.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hero throwing shots but missing, from side control.
The strikes coming from Hero are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
D Amato dodges the ground and pound from Hero.
Sloppy strikes there by Hero.
Hero throws an elbow but D Amato slips to the side and avoids it well.
Hero fails to land a wild elbow strike.
Hero misses with the ground and pound.
Hero tries to score with some ground and pound. D Amato controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if D Amato can do anything to dispel that myth.
Hero is looking to take a break and control but D Amato is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Hero working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Hero throwing shots but missing, from side control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato prevents Hero from improving position.
An elbow from Hero crashes against the mat.
D Amato prevents Hero from moving into mount.
Hero throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Hero fails to land a wild elbow strike.
Hero lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear D Amato down.
Hero looking to punish the body of his opponent here but D Amato is avoiding damage well.
Hero is working D Amato over with some ground and pound from side control.
Hero lands an elbow.
Hero throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Hero creates some space and throws a big elbow, but D Amato sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Hero postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hero creates some space and throws a big elbow, but D Amato sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Hero cracks D Amato with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Hero tries a head kick but it misses.
D Amato stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Hero throws a sloppy head kick and D Amato moves out of range easily.

Hero has closed the distance and engaged D Amato in a clinch.
D Amato wants to break the clinch but can't.
D Amato swings away with an uppercut that misses.
D Amato lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A nice right hand lands inside from D Amato.

D Amato pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
D Amato connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Hero keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Hero throws a leg kick
and D Amato counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Hero throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
D Amato throws a big shot that misses.

D Amato lands a big uppercut and Hero crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Hero looks OK. D Amato waves Hero back to his feet!
Oh Hero is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Hero misses with a body shot.
Hero throws a head kick but D Amato moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato moves out of range of the strikes.
Hero throws an ugly left hook that misses
and D Amato counters with a huge right that knocks Hero out cold! D Amato is running around with a crazed look on his face - you can see how much that meant to him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:11 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Michael D Amato!
Michael D Amato was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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Event: Slaughterhouse 6     
Date:   Nov 11, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Bruce Hardman and Michael D Amato. D Amato has chosen Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

191 cm
25
273 lbs
11 - 4 - 0
178 cm
26
234 lbs
14 - 5 - 0
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Good wrestler
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Bruce Hardman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Frank Dennis, Chris Downing and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato with a hook.
D Amato throws a shot from downtown. Hardman moves away and avoids it.
D Amato connects with a body shot.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Hardman, right into the meat.
D Amato tests Hardman's chin there with a solid looking shot.
D Amato misses with a straight right.
Hardman scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Hardman takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
D Amato bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
D Amato lands a head shot.
D Amato throws a jab but it's blocked by Hardman.
An inside leg kick lands from Hardman.
D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hardman was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
D Amato throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sloppy strikes from Hardman. Those never looked like landing.
Hardman lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Hardman moves out of range of the strikes.
Hardman went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A telegraphed right hand from Hardman misses the target.
Hardman slips under a jab from D Amato.
Hardman scores with a jab to the body.
Hardman scores with a jab to the jaw.
D Amato has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
D Amato throws a leg kick
and D Amato takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
That kick from Hardman tenderised D Amato's leg. D Amato is trying to keep his angry face on.
D Amato 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.
D Amato throws a head kick but Hardman moves out of range.
Hardman tries to move into range but D Amato moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
D Amato throws out a loose jab but Hardman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Hardman scores with a nice strike.
Hardman looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Hardman swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by D Amato.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
D Amato throws a looping overhand right but Hardman ducks down to avoid it.
Hardman misses with a double jab
letting D Amato counter with a right hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hardman is looking to slow D Amato down with leg kicks.
Hardman throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Hardman jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
D Amato lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Hardman looks to throw the jab but D Amato is out of range.
D Amato throws a hook but Hardman avoids it easily.
D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hardman was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
Hardman misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Hardman keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Hardman throws a poor cross that misses
and D Amato counters with a two punch combo.
Hardman swings widly with a right hand
and D Amato cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Hardman tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and D Amato is able to avoid easily.
A shot to the liver by D Amato. Beautiful body shot.
D Amato digs a good hook to Hardman's body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hardman misses with a hook.
Hardman bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Hardman takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
D Amato scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
D Amato avoids a punch combination nicely.
A little jabbing left from D Amato on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A big right from D Amato misses.
Decent striking displayed by D Amato there.
D Amato scores with a hook.
Hardman 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.
Hardman lands a leg kick that knocks D Amato off balance momentarily.
Hardman swings and misses with a shot to the body
and D Amato counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
D Amato gets cracked there but stands up to it.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
D Amato slips a jab and a cross from Hardman.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato connects with a body shot that sends Hardman's belly button to the back.
Hardman is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
D Amato throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
D Amato avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
D Amato misses with a body shot
and Hardman counters with a straight right hand.
D Amato throws a hook but Hardman avoids it easily.
D Amato scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Hardman doesn't seem bothered though.
D Amato throws an off balance right hand
and Hardman counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
A bone on bone clash there as Hardman blocks the leg kick.
D Amato slips under a jab.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Hardman buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
D Amato ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
D Amato lands with a hook. Hardman tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
A nice inside leg kick there by D Amato. That's going to slow Hardman down.
D Amato throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Hardman stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Hardman takes a swing at D Amato's ribcage but misses.
D Amato wants to land a leg kick but Hardman is out of range.
D Amato's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
D Amato lands with a hook. Hardman tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Bruce Hardman is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Hardman finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
D Amato throws out a loose jab but Hardman uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for D Amato. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
D Amato lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
The fighters circle momentarily. D Amato darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
D Amato misses with a wild body shot.
Hardman blocks a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
An inside leg kick from D Amato misses.
Hardman tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Hardman jabbing away but nothing is landing.
D Amato throws a hook but Hardman avoids it easily.
Hardman looks to land a combination. D Amato sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. Hardman does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
D Amato moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Hardman fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
D Amato misses with a head kick.
D Amato lands with a nice body punch.
D Amato uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Hardman.
Hardman dodges the punch combination from D Amato.
A swing and a miss from D Amato.
D Amato thows a left - swing and a miss!
D Amato checks a low kick from Hardman.
Hardman lands a jab to the head.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Hardman might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Hardman connects with a solid leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hardman throws out a loose jab but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato swings widly with a right hand
and Hardman counters with an outside leg kick.
Hardman misses with a double jab
and D Amato counters with a lovely shot to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Hardman lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Hardman tries to clinch there but D Amato circles away.
D Amato lands a jab to the nose.
A low kick from Hardman is predictable there
enabling D Amato to counter with a crisp jab.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hardman manages to avoid it.
D Amato scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Hardman doesn't seem bothered though.
D Amato misses with a body shot.
D Amato moves away from the strike by Hardman.
D Amato slips under a jab from Hardman.
Hardman tries to clinch but D Amato moves away
letting D Amato counter with a right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hardman.
Hardman uses good head movement to avoid the hook from D Amato.
Hardman throws a looping overhand right but D Amato ducks down to avoid it.
D Amato was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Hardman uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
Hardman throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Hardman.
D Amato keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
D Amato throws a body punch but Hardman moves out of range.
D Amato connects with a crisp jab.
D Amato jabbing away but nothing is landing.
D Amato throws a looping overhand right but Hardman ducks down to avoid it.
As D Amato looks to move away, Hardman throws a big counter combo bu D Amato just gets out of the way.
D Amato misses with a shot to the body
and Hardman counters with a straight right hand.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato throws a sloppy head kick and Hardman moves out of range easily.
Hardman checks a leg kick nicely.
D Amato tests Hardman's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Hardman moves in looking to clinch but D Amato pushes him off.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jab from D Amato.
D Amato throws a hook but Hardman blocks it.
D Amato closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
D Amato throws a jab but it's blocked by Hardman.
Hardman is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from D Amato misses the target.
Hardman looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Hardman tries to move into range but D Amato moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Hardman moves away from the strike by D Amato.
An attempted straight right counter from Hardman misses the target.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Hardman 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 D Amato has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from D Amato and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
D Amato misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Hardman.
D Amato lands with an overhand left.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!


Hardman uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
An attempted straight right counter from Hardman misses the target.
A jab lands there for Hardman.
Hardman moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
D Amato displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Hardman throws out the jab.
D Amato walks into a straight right hand from Hardman.
Hardman throws a leg kick
and D Amato counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Hardman throws a lazy right hand but D Amato sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Hardman misses with a wild body shot.
A lazy left from D Amato finds it's target.
Hardman misses with a hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato throws a lazy right hand but Hardman sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
D Amato showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Hardman.
Hardman doesn't manage to clinch there - D Amato circles away.
D Amato has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hardman looks to land a combination but D Amato avoids it well.
Hardman misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from D Amato.
It seemed like D Amato was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
D Amato blocks a low kick nicely.
Hardman ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
D Amato tries to bum rush Hardman with a series of wild strikes but Hardman uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Hardman thumps D Amato with a low kick.
D Amato fails to land with a series of punches.
D Amato ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
D Amato cracks a nice hook into Hardman's ribs.
D Amato staying out of range there.
Hardman defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.
Hardman scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hardman manages to avoid it.
Hardman takes a body punch but keeps moving.

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!
D Amato circles away from the clinch attempt.
D Amato swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
D Amato throws a leg kick but Hardman checks it.
D Amato wants to land a leg kick but Hardman is out of range.
Hardman with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling D Amato to score with a decent uppercut.
A low kick from Hardman misses
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
D Amato avoids the head kick by Hardman.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Hardman swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A little jabbing left from D Amato on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Hardman misses with a right hand
and D Amato makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Hardman keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
D Amato moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Hardman throws a right hand that misses
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.
Hardman missing with a left hand there. D Amato was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
D Amato tests Hardman's chin there with a solid looking shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hardman lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Hardman.
Hardman takes one on the button.
D Amato throws a big shot that misses.
Hardman moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
A clash of legs there as Hardman blocks the low kick.
D Amato defending well as Hardman loads up on a big left hand.
D Amato lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
D Amato misses with a straight left.
D Amato digs a good hook to Hardman's body.
D Amato avoids a punch combination nicely.
D Amato appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
A head kick misses from Hardman.
Hardman on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

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!
D Amato throws an overhand right that lands on Hardman's shoulder, as Hardman tries to avoid the shot.
Hardman swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Nice shot by D Amato.
Hardman takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Michael D Amato is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
D Amato misses the jab.
D Amato is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
D Amato misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
D Amato swings widly with a right hand
and Hardman counters with a nice leg kick.
D Amato on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Hardman slips under a jab.
Hardman throws a right hand that D Amato ducks under and follows up with a left that D Amato also avoids with ease.
A nice side step and D Amato releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
D Amato lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Hardman throws a low kick, looking for D Amato's leg but D Amato calmly moves out of range.
Bruce Hardman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Hardman manages to avoid it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Michael D Amato comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well D Amato 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 Frank Dennis scores the fight 27:30
Judge Chris Downing scores the fight 27:30
Judge Daniel Franklin scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Michael D Amato!

Michael D Amato bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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RATING
78%

 

Event: Slaughterhouse 5     
Date:   Oct 31, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Vince Dixon. D Amato comes to the cage accompanied by Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

178 cm
26
234 lbs
14 - 4 - 0
183 cm
43
276 lbs
38 - 31 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 31 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Vince Dixon!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, Tiny Johnson and Cecil Peabody.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A looping hook to the body misses from Dixon. D Amato does a little dance to reset his feet.
A little feinted left hand from D Amato on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Dixon shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. D Amato defends it nicely.

Dixon forces D Amato back against the cage and clinches.
A quick uppercut on the inside from D Amato.

It looks like Vince Dixon has been cut.
D Amato lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Dixon landing some nice looking knees to the body.
A quick uppercut on the inside from D Amato.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Dixon.
D Amato on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Dixon misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from D Amato.
Dixon blocks an uppercut.

D Amato manages to break the clinch.
Dixon throws a head kick but D Amato moves out of range.
D Amato darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Dixon misses with a leg kick
letting D Amato counter with a right hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Dixon turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Dixon has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from D Amato.
Vince Dixon seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
No luck for Dixon with that takedown attempt.
Dixon throws an off balance right hand
and D Amato counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Dixon misses with a wild body shot.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Dixon has managed to clinch.
D Amato lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Dixon or not.
Dixon scores a nice knee to the body.
D Amato lands on the inside with an uppercut.
D Amato blocks an elbow strike from Dixon.

D Amato escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Michael D Amato is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Dixon misses with a leg kick
and D Amato counters with a stiff right hand.
D Amato checks the leg kick nicely there.
D Amato misses with a looping right.
Dixon throws a jab but it's blocked by D Amato.
Dixon tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

Dixon throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. D Amato tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Dixon is in D Amato's guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Dixon stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. D Amato swivels though and keeps the full guard.
We've been hearing good reports from D Amato's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Dixon's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
D Amato is looking to stand up but Dixon isn't so interested in that idea.
Dixon trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Dixon trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Dixon forces his way into half guard.
D Amato wants to get back to his feet.
Dixon is looking to advance position but D Amato won't allow it.
D Amato is trying to stand back up but Dixon is controlling him

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dixon perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
D Amato is staying active underneath Dixon, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Dixon seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Dixon prevents D Amato from standing back up.
Dixon is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for D Amato!
D Amato in a bad spot here, taking shots to the head.
D Amato is in a horrible position here, under a barrage of strikes, he's managing to avoid any damage.
Dixon in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.
Dixon is in the full mount, landing strikes.
D Amato takes a big shot to the dome and his eyes have rolled back in his head! Dixon's killer instinct has kicked in as he finishes the fight with more strikes. Impressive finish.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Vince Dixon!
After the big win, Vince Dixon made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors Flying Knee Clothing and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.
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RATING
53%

 

Event: Slaughterhouse 3     
Date:   Oct 16, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Connor Mac Burns. D Amato comes to the cage accompanied by Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray. Burns has chosen Oró Sé do Bheath Abhaile as his entrance music. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

178 cm
26
234 lbs
13 - 4 - 0
189 cm
24
263 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Bullet Proof System

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Connor Mac Burns!
The judges for this bout are Tiny Johnson, Daniel Franklin and Stewart Dunkirk.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato misses with a body shot.
Burns misses with an uppercut.
D Amato lands a slapping body shot.
Burns throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Burns throws the left hand but D Amato avoids the punch easily.
Burns ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
Connor Mac Burns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Burns throws a nice looking combination but D Amato bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
An attempted straight right counter from D Amato misses the target.
D Amato looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Decent striking displayed by D Amato there.
Burns throws a leg kick but D Amato moved away.
Burns swings for the body but D Amato moves out of range.
D Amato avoids a kick to the body.
D Amato throws a shot from downtown. Burns moves away and avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato connects with a good right hand that stumbles Burns. Burns circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Burns misses with a low kick as D Amato jumps back.
Burns 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.
D Amato fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Burns misses with a few strikes there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Burns misses with a low kick.
D Amato swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Burns moves out of range as D Amato strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato missing with a left hand there. Burns was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Burns missing with a left hand there. D Amato was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Burns misses with a hook. D Amato ducked under it nicely.
D Amato throws a counter high kick but Burns was just alert enough to avoid it.
Burns lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
Burns looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Burns staying out of range there.
A telegraphed right hand from Burns misses the target.
A counter left hand to the body from D Amato misses its target.
D Amato uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Burns.
It looked like D Amato was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Burns.
Burns takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Burns slips under a jab.
Burns throws out a leg kick but D Amato moves out of range and Burns only half commits.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
D Amato swings for the body but Burns moves out of range.
A clash of legs there as Burns blocks the low kick.
Burns bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Burns swings for the body but D Amato moves out of range.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Burns lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but D Amato circles away quickly and effectively.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
D Amato lands with a slapping head kick.

It looks like Connor Mac Burns has been cut.
D Amato throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burns sees it coming and avoids it easily.
D Amato attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. Burns does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
D Amato moves into range and connects with a jab.
Burns ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
D Amato misses with a looping left.
Burns looks to score with a jab to the body but D Amato is just out of range.
D Amato chopping away at his opponent's legs.
D Amato is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Burns moves away.
D Amato misses with a straight right.
A combination from Burns does no damage.
It looked like D Amato wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Burns uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
Burns changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
D Amato throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters circling - D Amato throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
D Amato throws a big shot that misses.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
Burns tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
D Amato missing with a left hand there. Burns was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
D Amato misses with a low kick as Burns jumps back.
Burns is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
D Amato looks to throw the jab but Burns is out of range.
Burns stuns D Amato with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Burns slips under a jab.
D Amato throws a hook but Burns blocks it.
Michael D Amato is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Burns tests D Amato's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Burns connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
D Amato walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Burns with a hook.
D Amato keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
D Amato lands a nice hook to Burns's body. Burns takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Burns lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
D Amato throws out a leg kick but Burns moves out of range and D Amato only half commits.
Burns takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
D Amato misses with a body shot.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but D Amato moves away.
Burns takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Burns pivots, looking for a leg kick but D Amato is out of range and Burns settles back down.
D Amato lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Burns at a distance.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Burns is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Burns attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Burns misses with a wild body shot.
D Amato takes one to the side of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Burns misses with a wild combination.
Burns lands a two punch combo.
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 Michael D Amato will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Connor Mac Burns's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Burns throws a lazy uppercut
and D Amato counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Burns moves out of range as D Amato strikes.
D Amato misses with a body shot.
D Amato misses with an uppercut.
Connor Mac Burns is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
D Amato checks the leg kick nicely there.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
A slow jab from D Amato misses its intended target.
Burns tries a head kick but it misses.
Burns has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from D Amato finds it's way round the side to connect with Burns's head.
D Amato swinging wildly here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Burns drops his hands momentarily and D Amato takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Burns swings widly with a right hand
and Burns takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
D Amato misses with a leg kick.
D Amato with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
D Amato takes a swing at Burns's ribcage but misses.
Burns changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Burns avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
D Amato throws a head kick but Burns moves out of range.
D Amato fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Burns is out of range.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
D Amato lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Burns checks a leg kick nicely.
Michael D Amato is winning the standup battle so far.
Burns connects with a leg kick. D Amato looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Burns cracks D Amato with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Burns throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
D Amato fires out a quick counter leg kick but Burns just manages to avoid it.
Burns 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.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Burns moves away.
D Amato fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Burns manages to avoid it.
Burns fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Burns lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
D Amato takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
D Amato with a hook.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burns ducks down and throws a hook to the body but D Amato moves away.
D Amato throws a leg kick
and Burns counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Burns throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent D Amato stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
A slow jab from Burns misses its intended target.
Burns lands a jab-cross combination.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
D Amato moves away from the strike by Burns.
A little feinted left hand from D Amato on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
D Amato throws a quick inside leg kick.
D Amato dodges the punch combination from Burns.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts D Amato, as that shot connected.
D Amato paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
D Amato slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
D Amato throws a front kick aimed at Burns's knee but Burns avoids it well.
Burns changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A big right from Burns misses.
D Amato 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.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Burns might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, D Amato has got the better of the exchanges.
Burns avoids the body shot from D Amato.
Burns cracks D Amato with a right hand to the side of the head.
Burns looks to land a right hand but D Amato moved out of range.
Burns looks to land a combination but D Amato avoids it well.
Some wild striking there from Burns.
D Amato was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
D Amato misses with an uppercut. Burns saw that one coming.
D Amato misses with a low kick.
Burns changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
D Amato takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
D Amato throws a jab but it's blocked by Burns.
D Amato connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Burns momentarily.
Burns defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Burns is just out of range.
D Amato cracks Burns with an open hand slap.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Burns connects with a body shot that sends D Amato's belly button to the back.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Burns slips a straight right by D Amato.
D Amato throws a chopping leg kick but Burns manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Burns misses with an uppercut.
Burns throws a combination but it was largely blocked by D Amato.
A slapping leg kick lands for Burns.
Burns waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract D Amato.
A little feinted left hand from D Amato on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
D Amato takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.

Burns gets a double leg takedown into D Amato's guard.
D Amato on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if D Amato tries to get out of the position.
Burns trying to control the position from guard on top but D Amato is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
D Amato knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Burns on the ground.
Burns tries to free his leg and advance position but D Amato is retaining full guard.
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 Michael D Amato will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Connor Mac Burns's cut.
That's time! Back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Burns throws a body punch but D Amato moves out of range.
Burns scores with a leg kick.
Burns with a lazy takedown attempt
and D Amato counters with a stiff right hand.
D Amato throws out a powerful jab.
Burns takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Burns shoots in but no luck this time.
D Amato paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Burns takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.

Burns is rocked!
Burns is holding his hands too far apart here. D Amato throws a hard, straight punch right down the pipe and BOOM! Burns is out! That punch landed square on the jaw - what a shot!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:36 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Michael D Amato!
Michael D Amato spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
The defeated Connor Mac Burns had this to say: 'Man, I keep getting matched up with beast veterans.. Bad luck bad luck.. Just wait till I get a little older.'.
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manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
79%

 

Event: Slaughterhouse ONE     
Date:   Sep 23, 2015

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Eddie Fatu. D Amato's entrance music is Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray. A fine choice. Fatu has chosen Umaga as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. The key to victory for Michael D Amato has got to be keeping the fight on the feet.

178 cm
26
234 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
187 cm
30
278 lbs
19 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Excellent boxer
Powerful

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GREEN!160



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Eddie Fatu!
The judges for this bout are Robert Twigg, Frank Dennis and Daniel Franklin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fatu misses with a takedown attempt
and D Amato makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Fatu darts in looking for a takedown but D Amato gets double underhooks and turns Fatu into the cage.
Fatu takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Nice takedown defense from D Amato. No joy for Fatu on that attempt.
Michael D Amato has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Eddie Fatu.
Fatu shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. D Amato defends it nicely.
D Amato slaps away a takedown attempt from Fatu, before circling back to the center of the mat.
D Amato lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Fatu fails to land the takedown.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from Fatu misses.
Fatu takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
D Amato scores with a decent looking hook.

It looks like Eddie Fatu has been cut.
Fatu looks winded!
Fatu misses with a takedown attempt
letting D Amato counter with a right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.

D Amato lands a big uppercut and Fatu crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Fatu looks OK. D Amato waves Fatu back to his feet!

Fatu is rocked!
D Amato throws a shot to the body.
D Amato ducks down and throws a big overhand right - it lands flush on the jaw, knocking Fatu out cold! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:14 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Michael D Amato!
After the fight, Michael D Amato was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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manager
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RATING
77%

 

Event: WCB finale     
Date:   Sep 04, 2015

Coming up we have a super heavyweight kickboxing rules bout between Michael D Amato and Magnus Cross. D Amato's entrance music is Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray. A fine choice. Michael D Amato has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

178 cm
26
233 lbs
12 - 3 - 0
224 cm
22
287 lbs
19 - 10 - 0

World class boxer
Granite chin

World class boxer
Good gas tank

Bullet Proof System
V-Mask Clothing (10%)

Voodoo Nutrition



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Magnus Cross!
The judges for this bout are David Schapiro, Jorge Garcia and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Cross scores with a body shot.
Cross pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Cross is just out of range.
Cross swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by D Amato.
Cross scores with a hook to the body. D Amato takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
D Amato looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Cross uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Cross lands with a nice body punch.
A telegraphed right hand from Cross misses the target.
D Amato throws a jab when Cross was well out of range.
D Amato keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Cross throws out a loose jab but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato throws a body shot but no joy.
Cross tests D Amato's chin there with a solid looking shot.

It looks like Michael D Amato has been cut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
D Amato lands a nice shot that snaps Cross's head back.
Cross misses with a two punch combination.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Cross defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.
Nice defenses there by D Amato.
Cross looks to throw the jab but D Amato is out of range.
D Amato takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
D Amato lands a body shot.
Cross throws an overhand right that lands on D Amato's shoulder, as D Amato tries to avoid the shot.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Cross is just out of range.
Cross defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.
D Amato rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Cross moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
D Amato slips under a jab.
Cross bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of D Amato's head.
Cross defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Cross throws a body shot but no joy.
Sloppy strikes from Cross. Those never looked like landing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cross misses with a series of wild punches.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cross uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Cross misses the shot to the body.
D Amato looks to land a left hand but Cross moved out of range nicely.
Cross is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Cross scores with a jab. D Amato acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Cross avoids a punch combination nicely.
Cross looks to land a left hand but D Amato moved out of range nicely.
A shot to the liver by Cross. Beautiful body shot.
Decent striking displayed by Cross there.
Cross closes the distance and catches D Amato with a lead hook that drops him to the canvas! D Amato is clearly dazed and struggling here! 3,4,5,6,7 and D Amato is up to his feet but the referee has called it off! D Amato is still far too wobbly and he's not going to allow the fight to continue! Cross takes it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punch). Magnus Cross!
After the fight, Magnus Cross was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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RATING
51%

 

Event: WCG     
Date:   Aug 22, 2015

Coming up we have a super heavyweight kickboxing rules bout between JT Redman and Michael D Amato. Redman comes to the ring accompanied by Breathe. D Amato is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

184 cm
25
221 lbs
20 - 6 - 1
178 cm
25
226 lbs
11 - 3 - 0

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, JT Redman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Jorge Garcia, Anthony Taglia and Bruno Lombardi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A shot to the body from Redman misses
and D Amato counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
D Amato jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.

It looks like JT Redman has been cut.
D Amato swings away with a body shot that misses
and Redman counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Redman bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Redman has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gorilla Warfare MMA in the buildup to the fight.
D Amato scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Redman doesn't seem bothered though.
D Amato fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Redman ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
D Amato moves out of range of the strikes.
A big right from Redman misses.
D Amato displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Redman throws out the jab.
Redman is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by D Amato.
D Amato keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Redman.
It seemed like D Amato was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
This has been an exciting period of action!
D Amato slips a jab from Redman.
Redman throws a body shot but no joy.
D Amato misses with a body shot.
Redman loads up on a big right hand but D Amato slips the punch.
A left lands for D Amato.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A slow jab from D Amato misses its intended target.
D Amato cracks Redman with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
D Amato bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Redman's head backwards.
D Amato misses with a body shot.
Redman takes a swing at D Amato's ribcage but misses.
A countering left hand to the body from D Amato misses.
D Amato jabs Redman to the body, keeping him at a distance.
D Amato cracks Redman with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the ropes.
Redman misses with a hook
and D Amato counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
D Amato ducks under a wild hook from Redman.
D Amato lands with a shot to the body.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Redman throws a right and a left that both miss.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
D Amato cracks Redman with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the ropes.
D Amato clobbers Redman with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Nice defenses there by D Amato.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Redman avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Redman has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from D Amato finds it's way round the side to connect with Redman's head.
D Amato lunges at Redman with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Redman's hand.
Redman on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.

Redman is rocked!
Redman thows a left - swing and a miss!
D Amato throws out a counter right but Redman avoids it with no problem.

D Amato lands with a right, followed by a left to the temple and Redman goes down! The ref sends D Amato to a neutral corner so he can begin the count. 3,4,5,6 and Redman is back to his feet. He seems a little groggy but the referee thinks he's OK to continue, so we're back to the action!
Oh Redman is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
D Amato is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Redman had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Redman swings for the body but D Amato moves out of range.
Redman seems to have got his legs back now.
Redman looks to land a right hand but D Amato moved out of range.
Redman misses with a left hand
and D Amato counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Redman swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Redman on the wrong end of a nice jab.

JT Redman's cut is getting worse.
Redman moves out of range as D Amato strikes.
Redman keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
D Amato smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Redman takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
D Amato misses with an uppercut
and Redman counters with a straight right hand.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Redman misses with a hook. D Amato ducked under it nicely.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nice uppercut lands for D Amato. That snapped Redman's head back.
Redman walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
D Amato connects with a quick right hand that sends Redman tumbling backwards onto the canvas! As his head bounces into the ropes, it doesn't look good for him beating the count! 3,4,5,6,7 and he's up! No, he's back down again! This one is all over - the referee has called off the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:23 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punch). Michael D Amato!
After the fight, Michael D Amato was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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RATING
72%

 

Event: World Combat Games RD 2     
Date:   Aug 08, 2015

Coming up we have a super heavyweight kickboxing rules bout between Matt Porcelain Punisher and Michael D Amato. D Amato has chosen Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray as his entrance music. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

225 cm
28
300 lbs
18 - 4 - 0
178 cm
25
226 lbs
10 - 3 - 0

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Matt Porcelain Punisher!
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 New York, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Lou da Vinci, Columbo Gatti and Bruno Lombardi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato throws a jab when Porcelain Punisher was well out of range.
Porcelain Punisher closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
D Amato throws a hook to the side of Porcelain Punisher's head but Porcelain Punisher sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
D Amato throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Porcelain Punisher sees it coming and avoids it easily.
D Amato misses with the combination.
Porcelain Punisher is looking to counter punch.
D Amato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Porcelain Punisher moves away.
D Amato loads up on a big right hand but Porcelain Punisher slips the punch.
D Amato missing with a left hand there. Porcelain Punisher was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from Porcelain Punisher misses.
D Amato moves out of range as Porcelain Punisher strikes.
D Amato's jab looks to have found its range, popping Porcelain Punisher under the eye.
Porcelain Punisher displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.

It looks like Michael D Amato has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
D Amato throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Porcelain Punisher counter with a right hand.
A shot to the body from D Amato misses
and Porcelain Punisher counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
D Amato works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
D Amato looks to throw the jab but Porcelain Punisher is out of range.
D Amato avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from D Amato! But no joy.
D Amato displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
D Amato scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Porcelain Punisher is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by D Amato.
D Amato lands a jab-cross combination.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Porcelain Punisher ducks under a wild hook from D Amato.
It looked like Porcelain Punisher was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from D Amato.
Michael D Amato seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
D Amato lunges at Porcelain Punisher with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Porcelain Punisher's hand.
Nice body punch from D Amato.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Porcelain Punisher takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Porcelain Punisher misses with a wild body shot.
Porcelain Punisher misses with an uppercut. D Amato saw that one coming.
D Amato bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
D Amato looks to land a left hand but Porcelain Punisher moved out of range nicely.
Porcelain Punisher appears to be looking for a big counter.
D Amato throws a shot from downtown. Porcelain Punisher moves away and avoids it.
D Amato lands a body shot.
D Amato misses with a body shot.
D Amato thows a left - swing and a miss!
A little feinted left hand from Porcelain Punisher on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
D Amato scores with a crisp jab that stopped Porcelain Punisher in his tracks.
Nice shot by D Amato.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
D Amato scores with a crisp jab that stopped Porcelain Punisher in his tracks.
Porcelain Punisher takes a shot right to the bread basket.
D Amato dips to his left and cracks Porcelain Punisher with an uppercut!
D Amato throws a hook to the side of Porcelain Punisher's head but Porcelain Punisher sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Porcelain Punisher needs to keep his hands up - D Amato had a free shot at his head there.
D Amato ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
D Amato loads up on a big right hand but Porcelain Punisher slips the punch.
D Amato with a nice cross.
Porcelain Punisher throws a jab when D Amato was well out of range.
A big right from D Amato misses.
D Amato comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
D Amato throws a combination. Porcelain Punisher tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Porcelain Punisher walks into a straight right hand from D Amato.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato throws a right hand that misses
and Porcelain Punisher counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Porcelain Punisher keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from D Amato.
D Amato scores with a nice right hand.
D Amato swinging wildly here.
D Amato moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Nice straight punches there by D Amato. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of D Amato.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
D Amato darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
A punch lands to the side of Porcelain Punisher 's head but he takes it in his stride.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Porcelain Punisher throws a sloppy body shot
and Porcelain Punisher takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Michael D Amato's cut.
That's time! Porcelain Punisher's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


D Amato throws a body punch but Porcelain Punisher moves out of range.
D Amato's jab looks to have found its range, popping Porcelain Punisher under the eye.
D Amato throws a looping overhand right but Porcelain Punisher ducks down to avoid it.
D Amato takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
D Amato missing with a left hand there. Porcelain Punisher was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
A telegraphed right hand from D Amato misses the target.
D Amato throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Porcelain Punisher sees it coming and avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Porcelain Punisher walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
D Amato misses with a hook.
It looked like Porcelain Punisher wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Porcelain Punisher moves away from the strike by D Amato.
Porcelain Punisher throwing a counter right hand but D Amato manages to avoid it.
Porcelain Punisher looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Porcelain Punisher throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Porcelain Punisher swings widly with a right hand
and D Amato counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Porcelain Punisher misses with an uppercut. D Amato saw that one coming.
D Amato misses with a looping left.
Porcelain Punisher slips under a jab from D Amato.
Porcelain Punisher swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
D Amato thuds a left hand into Porcelain Punisher's body.
A jab from D Amato does it's job there.
D Amato will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
D Amato throws a right hand that Porcelain Punisher ducks under and follows up with a left that Porcelain Punisher also avoids with ease.
D Amato dips to his left and cracks Porcelain Punisher with an uppercut!
Nice defenses there by Porcelain Punisher.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Porcelain Punisher throws an uppercut from half a mile away. D Amato sees it coming and avoids it easily.
D Amato misses with a hook. Porcelain Punisher ducked under it nicely.
Porcelain Punisher misses with a looping left.
D Amato throws out a counter right but Porcelain Punisher avoids it with no problem.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
D Amato throws a series of punches but Porcelain Punisher moves out of range.
Porcelain Punisher has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Porcelain Punisher there as he acknowledges the shot.
Nice shot lands for D Amato.
Porcelain Punisher with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling D Amato to score with a decent uppercut.
D Amato throws a shot to the body.
D Amato throws a hook but Porcelain Punisher blocks it.
Nice shot by D Amato.
D Amato wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
D Amato lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Porcelain Punisher walks into a stiff left hand from D Amato.
Porcelain Punisher misses with a series of wild punches.
Porcelain Punisher takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A left lands for D Amato.
D Amato misses with a looping right.
D Amato digs a good body shot into Porcelain Punisher's ribs.
Porcelain Punisher uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
Porcelain Punisher needs to keep his hands up - D Amato had a free shot at his head there.
Porcelain Punisher avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
D Amato throws out a loose jab but Porcelain Punisher uses good head movement to avoid it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
D Amato works Porcelain Punisher's body with a nice hook.
D Amato rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Porcelain Punisher counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Porcelain Punisher on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
D Amato swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
D Amato misses with a right hand
and Porcelain Punisher counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
D Amato connects with a nice looking jab.
D Amato lands with a shot to the body.
D Amato scores with a hook.
The crowd cheers as D Amato lands an impressive looking overhand right. Porcelain Punisher doesn't seem phased though.
Porcelain Punisher rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but D Amato moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Porcelain Punisher displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as D Amato throws out the jab.
D Amato loads up on a big right hand but Porcelain Punisher slips the punch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Michael D Amato showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Michael D Amato's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. And we move into the final round!


D Amato throws an overhand right that lands on Porcelain Punisher's shoulder, as Porcelain Punisher tries to avoid the shot.
Porcelain Punisher slips a jab from D Amato.
D Amato lands a glancing blow to the side of Porcelain Punisher's head.
Michael D Amato seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Good exchange - D Amato coming out on top.
Porcelain Punisher takes a jab right on the kisser.
Porcelain Punisher just misses with a punch to the body.
D Amato loads up on a big right hand but Porcelain Punisher slips the punch.
D Amato misses with a looping right.
Porcelain Punisher takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from D Amato finds it's way through Porcelain Punisher's defenses.
D Amato lands a jab.
D Amato misses with a looping left.
Porcelain Punisher tries to move into range but D Amato moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

Porcelain Punisher is rocked!

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Porcelain Punisher is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
D Amato thows a left - swing and a miss!
Porcelain Punisher takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
D Amato scores with a sloppy right hand. Porcelain Punisher should have avoided that one.
Porcelain Punisher takes a jab right on the kisser.
Oh Porcelain Punisher is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
D Amato connects with a quick right hand that sends Porcelain Punisher tumbling backwards onto the canvas! As his head bounces into the ropes, it doesn't look good for him beating the count! 3,4,5,6,7 and he's up! No, he's back down again! This one is all over - the referee has called off the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:34 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punch). Michael D Amato!
After the fight, Michael D Amato was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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A | B
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A | B
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A | B
FIGHT
RATING
79%

 

Event: WORLD COMBAT GAMES     
Date:   Jul 25, 2015

Coming up we have a super heavyweight kickboxing rules bout between Jeff Rogan and Michael D Amato. D Amato has chosen Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the ring.

180 cm
23
212 lbs
7 - 5 - 0
178 cm
25
226 lbs
9 - 3 - 0

World class boxer
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Jeff Rogan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Chad Campbell and Lou da Vinci.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
D Amato lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by D Amato.

It looks like Jeff Rogan has been cut.
Rogan slips a jab and a cross from D Amato.
Rogan lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Rogan connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between D Amato's hands.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Rogan has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
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!
D Amato throws a jab but it's blocked by Rogan.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but Rogan is just out of range.
Rogan throws a right and a left that D Amato avoids nicely.
D Amato lands with a good body shot.
D Amato throws an off balance right hand
and Rogan counters with a nice body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Rogan. D Amato does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato throws a jab but it's blocked by Rogan.
D Amato throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Rogan looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
D Amato throws a shot from downtown. Rogan moves away and avoids it.
Nice jab there from D Amato.
D Amato throws a hook but Rogan blocks it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato misses with the combination.
Rogan misses with a double jab
and D Amato counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Rogan drops his guard momentarily, allowing D Amato to crack him with a picture perfect lead left hook! Boom! Down goes Rogan! Oh, he's in big trouble - I don't like his chances here as the referee's count reaches 5. 6,7,8,9...10! He's out! D Amato takes it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:23 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punch). Michael D Amato!
Michael D Amato bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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A | B
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A | B
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A | B
FIGHT
RATING
74%

 

Event: Syn 367 - Rise To Power     
Date:   Jul 08, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Borden Chantry and Michael D Amato. D Amato is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray. This should be fireworks!

188 cm
28
212 lbs
16 - 7 - 3
178 cm
25
226 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Borden Chantry!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato ducks under a wild hook from Chantry.
Chantry throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck D Amato on the side of the head.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that D Amato 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.
Chantry tries a head kick but it misses.
Chantry sizes up D Amato with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Chantry lands with a straight right. D Amato didn't see that one coming.
Chantry scores with a crisp jab that stopped D Amato in his tracks.
Chantry goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
D Amato let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Chantry lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
A lazy left from Chantry finds it's target.
Chantry fakes a right and follows up with a big left that drops D Amato to one knee - oooooh, he's wobbly! D Amato looks to clinch but Chantry throws him off and pummels him into the canvas! D Amato taps out under the strikes! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:54 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Strikes). Borden Chantry!
During a confident post fight interview, Borden Chantry thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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RATING
75%

 

Event: NYFN 47 :Boogaard vs Blackburn     
Date:   May 30, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sanford Fanning and Michael D Amato. D Amato comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Michael D Amato is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.

182 cm
21
216 lbs
2 - 2 - 0
178 cm
24
226 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Sanford Fanning!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are Jorge Garcia, Russell Pearce and John Roberts.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Fanning misses the shot to the body.
Fanning takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.

It looks like Sanford Fanning has been cut.
Fanning slips under a jab from D Amato.
Sanford Fanning seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
D Amato ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
D Amato looks to land a combination but Fanning avoids it well.
Fanning throws a lazy right hand but D Amato sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
D Amato lands an overhand right.
Fanning misses with a left hand
letting D Amato counter with a right hand.
Fanning slips under a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big left from Fanning misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from D Amato! But no joy.
Fanning cracks D Amato with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
D Amato takes one to the side of the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Fanning misses with a hook to the body
and D Amato counters with a lovely straight right hand!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fanning misses with a left hand
and D Amato counters with a nice uppercut.
Nice shot by Fanning.
Fanning throws a body shot but no joy.
Fanning misses with a left hand

and D Amato counters with a crisp one two that drops Fanning! D Amato thinks about following him to the mat for a moment but instead steps back and waves Fanning to his feet! Fanning is in big trouble!
Fanning misses with a left hand
and D Amato counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Fanning rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and D Amato counters with a lovely shot to the body.
D Amato scores with a jab to the body.
Fanning is breathing heavily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
D Amato grits his teeth and throws a big right-left combo! Fanning takes both shots clean on the chin and is out cold! D Amato cracks him once more on his way down, as the crowd goes wild! They enjoyed that one!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:42 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Michael D Amato!
Michael D Amato decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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Event: NYFN 46 : Marailov vs Wade     
Date:   May 23, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Henry Rearden. D Amato comes to the cage accompanied by Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray. Rearden is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Irigy Hónaljmirigy - Rúgj Chuck Norris (Chuck Norris parody by Hungarians). The key to victory for Michael D Amato has got to be keeping the fight on the feet.

178 cm
24
226 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
193 cm
26
226 lbs
10 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Excellent grappler
Excellent boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Henry Rearden!
The judges for this bout are Alyssa Summers, Reed Andrews and John Kavanagh.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Rearden looking to score a takedown here. D Amato is defending well but Rearden drives through and ends up in D Amato's guard.
Rearden throwing strikes but missing.
Rearden passes D Amato's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Rearden working the head and body with strikes.
Rearden tries to pass to full mount but D Amato defends it.
D Amato avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Rearden.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Rearden is looking for submissions but instead, D Amato has regained full guard.
D Amato knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Rearden on the ground.
Rearden trying to control the position from guard on top but D Amato is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Rearden has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rearden advances to half guard.
D Amato keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Rearden missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

Rearden is looking for a kimura here.
D Amato is trying to get back to full guard.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Rearden working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.

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.

Rearden is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Rearden is trying to control. D Amato wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Rearden wants to free his trapped foot but D Amato is holding on for dear life with his legs.
D Amato is trying to get back to full guard.
D Amato trying to hold on to Rearden's head to control him but Rearden postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rearden tries to pass the half guard into mount. D Amato knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Rearden connects with a nice short shot to D Amato's temple.
D Amato is refusing to be controlled, as Rearden sits in half guard.
Rearden is looking to advance position but D Amato won't allow it.
Rearden prevents D Amato from standing back up.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Rearden.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Rearden.
Rearden defending well as D Amato loads up on a big left hand.
D Amato slaps away a takedown attempt from Rearden, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Michael D Amato has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Henry Rearden.
Rearden lands a jab to the head.
Rearden throws a leg kick which misses D Amato's front leg but catches the back leg as D Amato tries to avoid it.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Rearden shoots in for a takedown but D Amato shows good takedown defense.
It looked like D Amato wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Rearden misses with an uppercut. D Amato saw that one coming.
Rearden fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but D Amato avoids it really well and circles away.
As Rearden looks to move away, D Amato throws a big counter combo bu Rearden just gets out of the way.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Rearden scores with a jab.
Rearden misses with a low kick.
Rearden shoots in for a takedown but D Amato shows good takedown defense.
Rearden swings widly with a right hand
and D Amato counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Rearden closes the distance and clinches up with D Amato, looking for a takedown. Rearden pushes D Amato against the cage but D Amato circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
D Amato swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
D Amato leaves Rearden with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Michael D Amato has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Henry Rearden.
D Amato missing with a left hand there. Rearden was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Rearden! But no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rearden throws a looping overhand right but D Amato ducks down to avoid it.
Rearden throws a leg kick
and D Amato counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Rearden with a lazy takedown attempt
and D Amato counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

It looks like Henry Rearden has been cut.
Rearden takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rearden dives in and grabs D Amato's left leg, looking for a takedown. D Amato pushes down on Rearden's head and hops out.
Rearden scores with a kick to the body.
D Amato takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Rearden thows a leg kick but D Amato checks it
and D Amato counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Rearden fails with a takedown attempt.
Rearden shoots in for a takedown but D Amato shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Rearden stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Rearden has his takedown stuffed
and D Amato counters with a straight right hand.
Rearden shoots in but D Amato avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Rearden throws a leg kick that is checked
and D Amato counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Rearden is breathing heavily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jab from Rearden.
D Amato loads up on a big right hand but Rearden slips the punch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A head kick by Rearden misses

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

Rearden is rocked!
D Amato lands a big uppercut and this one is all over! His foe lies motionless on the canvas - a massive one punch knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:21 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Michael D Amato!
Michael D Amato spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
Henry Rearden was interviewed post fight and said 'best 2 of 3?'.
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Event: NYFN Midweek Mayhem 13     
Date:   Apr 15, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Cedric Murphy and Michael D Amato. D Amato is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

190 cm
26
215 lbs
17 - 5 - 1
178 cm
24
225 lbs
7 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Cedric Murphy!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Michael D Amato!
The judges for this bout are John Kavanagh, Franklyn Lucas and Bruno Lombardi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Murphy scores with a crisp jab that stopped D Amato in his tracks.
Murphy moves out of range as D Amato strikes.
Nice uppercut lands for Murphy. That snapped D Amato's head back.
That kick from Murphy tenderised D Amato's leg. D Amato is trying to keep his angry face on.
Murphy throws a head kick but D Amato moves out of range.
D Amato unleashes a big counter combination but Murphy bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
D Amato moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.

It looks like Cedric Murphy has been cut.
Murphy tries to clinch but fails miserably
and D Amato counters with a nice body shot.
D Amato throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Murphy.
Murphy throwing a counter right hand but D Amato manages to avoid it.
We've been told by Murphy's head coaches at Xtreme HGH Fight Club that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Jab, jab by Murphy - just one landing.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murphy staying out of range there.
Murphy takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Murphy scores with a decent looking hook.
The fighters circling - D Amato throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
D Amato jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Murphy is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Murphy with a hook.
Murphy is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
D Amato looks to land a left hand but Murphy moved out of range nicely.
D Amato shoots in looking for a takedown but Murphy manages to keep the fight standing, pushing D Amato's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
D Amato walks into a stiff left hand from Murphy.
Nice takedown defense from Murphy. No joy for D Amato on that attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murphy swinging wildly here.
D Amato closes the distance and clinches up with Murphy, looking for a takedown. D Amato pushes Murphy against the cage but Murphy circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Cedric Murphy has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Michael D Amato.
Murphy avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
It looked like Murphy wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Murphy goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Murphy connects with a solid leg kick.
D Amato steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Murphy.
Murphy throws a hook but D Amato blocks it.
Murphy misses the shot to the body.
It seemed like D Amato was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
D Amato is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Murphy throws a sloppy head kick and D Amato moves out of range easily.
Murphy misses with a leg kick
and D Amato counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Murphy misses with a low kick as D Amato jumps back.
D Amato thuds his right hand into Murphy's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Murphy connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between D Amato's hands.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
D Amato walks into a stiff left hand from Murphy.
Murphy staying out of range there.
D Amato on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Murphy. Murphy obviously looking to wear him down.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Murphy does it's job there.
D Amato uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Murphy.
Murphy fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
D Amato throws out a counter right but Murphy avoids it with no problem.
D Amato has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
A punch lands to the side of D Amato 's head but he takes it in his stride.
D Amato's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Murphy connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! D Amato scrambles back to his feet.

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

D Amato is rocked!
Murphy cracks D Amato with a nasty uppercut that draws ooohs from the crowd and sends D Amato tumbling backwards onto the mat. He tries to recover but Murphy pounces and lands a hail of unanswered strikes that forces the referee to step in to end the fight! D Amato is not happy but he gave the referee no choice!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:30 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Cedric Murphy!
After winning the bout, Cedric Murphy 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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RATING
82%

 

Event: NYFN 35 : Atunes vs Styles     
Date:   Mar 07, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Stewart Hunter. D Amato comes to the cage accompanied by Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray. Hunter is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Scotland The Brave. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

178 cm
23
220 lbs
6 - 1 - 0
190 cm
23
205 lbs
8 - 1 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Stewart Hunter!
The judges for this bout are John Kavanagh, Chad Campbell and Franklyn Lucas.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
D Amato connects with a single shot there.
Hunter misses with a takedown attempt - D Amato sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Hunter moves away.
Hunter throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Hunter wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Hunter takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Hunter swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
D Amato dips to his left and cracks Hunter with an uppercut!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
D Amato takes a body punch but keeps moving.
D Amato keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hunter.
An attempted straight right counter from D Amato misses the target.
The fighters circle momentarily. Hunter darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Hunter misses with a looping left.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hunter fails with the takedown

and D Amato counters with a nice right hand that sends Hunter toppling to the canvas! Hunter scrambles and gets back to his feet - can D Amato finish him?!

Hunter is rocked!

It looks like Stewart Hunter has been cut.
Hunter throws an ugly left hook that misses
and D Amato counters with a beautiful right hand that knocks Hunter out cold! What a finish! D Amato is going crazy, running around the mat, summersaulting off the corner posts and screaming into the cameras. Something tells me he's pretty happy!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:21 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Michael D Amato!
The defeated Stewart Hunter had this to say: 'I am clearly the better fighter, but congratulations to this lad on having the luckiest fight of his life. Rest assured The Loch Ness Monster will be back stronger than ever!'.
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A | B
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Event: NYFN 26 : Beast vs Bimba     
Date:   Jan 03, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Michael D Amato and Zorba The Dancing Buddha. D Amato comes to the cage accompanied by Mike Tyson Post-Fight Interview with Jim Gray. The Dancing Buddha has chosen Zorba Time as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

178 cm
23
220 lbs
5 - 1 - 0
190 cm
20
216 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Michael D Amato!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Zorba The Dancing Buddha!
The judges for this bout are Joseph Jones, Steve Montenegro and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A big right from D Amato misses.
A punch combination from D Amato misses.
We've been told by D Amato's head coaches at HARRY'S that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
D Amato jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A swing and a miss from D Amato.
The Dancing Buddha now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
D Amato throws an off balance right hand
and The Dancing Buddha connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A slow jab from The Dancing Buddha misses its intended target.
As The Dancing Buddha looks to move away, D Amato throws a big counter combo bu The Dancing Buddha just gets out of the way.
D Amato throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
D Amato throws a body shot but no joy.
D Amato listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
D Amato throws a hook but The Dancing Buddha blocks it.
The Dancing Buddha uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
D Amato misses with a double jab
and The Dancing Buddha counters with a low kick, right behind D Amato 's knee.
The Dancing Buddha moves out of range as D Amato strikes.
D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but The Dancing Buddha was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
D Amato throws a poor cross that misses
and The Dancing Buddha counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
D Amato throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
The Dancing Buddha is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato checks a low kick from The Dancing Buddha.
The Dancing Buddha slips a straight right by D Amato.
The Dancing Buddha moves out of range as D Amato strikes.
D Amato jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
The Dancing Buddha throws out a loose jab but D Amato uses good head movement to avoid it.
D Amato pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces The Dancing Buddha back to the cage. D Amato follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
D Amato throws a poor cross that misses

and The Dancing Buddha counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by The Dancing Buddha.

The Dancing Buddha breaks the clinch.
D Amato stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
D Amato uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
D Amato works the jab nicely.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A big right from The Dancing Buddha misses.
D Amato throws an uppercut from half a mile away. The Dancing Buddha sees it coming and avoids it easily.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
D Amato with a jab.
D Amato defending well as The Dancing Buddha loads up on a big left hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The Dancing Buddha moves away from the strike by D Amato.
The Dancing Buddha uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by D Amato.
D Amato throws a nice looking combination but The Dancing Buddha bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
A countering left hand to the body from The Dancing Buddha misses.
D Amato tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but The Dancing Buddha was well out of range. Poor timing from D Amato.
A countering left hand to the body from The Dancing Buddha misses.
D Amato jabs The Dancing Buddha right on the nose. The Dancing Buddha blinks but takes it well.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
The Dancing Buddha throws a counter combo.
The crowd cheers as D Amato lands an impressive looking overhand right. The Dancing Buddha doesn't seem phased though.
The Dancing Buddha staying out of range there.
The Dancing Buddha tries to counter by closing the distance.
The Dancing Buddha scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. D Amato doesn't seem bothered though.
D Amato avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
D Amato ducks under a wild hook from The Dancing Buddha.
The Dancing Buddha slips under a jab from D Amato.
D Amato throws a predictable looking body shot
enabling The Dancing Buddha to counter with a crisp jab.
D Amato misses with a straight left.
The Dancing Buddha moves away from the strike by D Amato.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The Dancing Buddha throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
The Dancing Buddha throws a jab when D Amato was well out of range.
It looked like D Amato wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Michael D Amato seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
D Amato gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
D Amato throws the left hand but The Dancing Buddha avoids the punch easily.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but The Dancing Buddha is just out of range.
Donk. D Amato catches The Dancing Buddha right on the button with a cross.
Nice uppercut lands for D Amato. That snapped The Dancing Buddha's head back.
The Dancing Buddha throws a hook but D Amato blocks it.
The Dancing Buddha scores with a hook to the body. D Amato takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
D Amato waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract The Dancing Buddha.
The Dancing Buddha swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
D Amato misses with a straight right.
The Dancing Buddha now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
D Amato looks to throw the jab but The Dancing Buddha is out of range.
Nice defenses there by The Dancing Buddha.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
The Dancing Buddha lands with a straight right. D Amato didn't see that one coming.
A slow jab from The Dancing Buddha misses its intended target.
D Amato was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The Dancing Buddha blocks a jab.
D Amato throws the left hand but The Dancing Buddha avoids the punch easily.
D Amato moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
D Amato pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
As D Amato backs off The Dancing Buddha throws a huge counter combo but D Amato manages to avoid it all.
D Amato slips under a jab from The Dancing Buddha.
D Amato misses the shot to the body.
The Dancing Buddha steps to the side to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
D Amato closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
D Amato jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A little jabbing left from The Dancing Buddha on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
D Amato is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
D Amato throws a hook but The Dancing Buddha avoids it easily.
The Dancing Buddha steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from D Amato.
D Amato throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
The Dancing Buddha now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
The Dancing Buddha tries to bum rush D Amato with a series of wild strikes but D Amato uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
D Amato steps to the side to avoid the strikes from The Dancing Buddha.
The Dancing Buddha bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of D Amato's head.
D Amato lands with an overhand left.
D Amato scores with a shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


D Amato throws a shot from downtown. The Dancing Buddha moves away and avoids it.
The Dancing Buddha connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
The Dancing Buddha steps to the side to avoid the strikes from D Amato.
The Dancing Buddha throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
D Amato's jab looks to have found its range, popping The Dancing Buddha under the eye.
The Dancing Buddha thows a left - swing and a miss!
D Amato throwing a counter right hand but The Dancing Buddha manages to avoid it.
D Amato is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that The Dancing Buddha can do to turn this around?
The Dancing Buddha's corner calls for a 1-2. The Dancing Buddha obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
The Dancing Buddha ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
The Dancing Buddha doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Michael D Amato is winning the standup battle so far.
The Dancing Buddha lands a head shot.
D Amato scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
D Amato throws an uppercut from half a mile away. The Dancing Buddha sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A swing and a miss from The Dancing Buddha.
D Amato misses with a hook
and The Dancing Buddha counters with a left to the body.
The Dancing Buddha ducks right into an uppercut from D Amato.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The Dancing Buddha avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
The Dancing Buddha moves out of range of the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
D Amato misses the jab.
The Dancing Buddha is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
D Amato throws a body shot but no joy.
The Dancing Buddha throws a jab when D Amato was well out of range.
D Amato lands an overhand right.
A looping hook to the body misses from D Amato. The Dancing Buddha does a little dance to reset his feet.
D Amato swings and misses with a hook to the body.
D Amato misses with an uppercut
and The Dancing Buddha counters with a stiff right hand.
D Amato throws out a loose jab but The Dancing Buddha uses good head movement to avoid it.
The Dancing Buddha takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A looping hook to the body misses from The Dancing Buddha. D Amato does a little dance to reset his feet.
The Dancing Buddha uses good head movement to avoid the hook from D Amato.
D Amato scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
D Amato throws a sloppy body shot
and The Dancing Buddha cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
D Amato ducks down and throws a hook to the body but The Dancing Buddha moves away.
The Dancing Buddha tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but D Amato was well out of range. Poor timing from The Dancing Buddha.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The Dancing Buddha jabs D Amato to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
The Dancing Buddha showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from D Amato.
The Dancing Buddha with a jab.
D Amato looks to score with a jab to the body but The Dancing Buddha is just out of range.
The Dancing Buddha let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
The Dancing Buddha keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
The Dancing Buddha slips a straight right by D Amato.
The Dancing Buddha takes a swing at D Amato's ribcage but misses.
D Amato throws a big counter combination but The Dancing Buddha scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
D Amato goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
The Dancing Buddha misses with a two punch combination.
D Amato uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from The Dancing Buddha.
Sloppy strikes from D Amato. Those never looked like landing.
The Dancing Buddha just misses with a punch to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice defenses there by The Dancing Buddha.
The Dancing Buddha throws a body punch but D Amato moves out of range.
It looked like D Amato wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully